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Why does Firefox open older windows instead of recently closed one?

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and w… (read more)

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and while navigating in the second window I mistakenly close the main. As one does, I hit Open recently closed window. Guess what? Firefox opens a window from yesterday and a few more empty ones, but not the one I just closed. Can someone help me with this?

Asked by GrammarNazi238 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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Red Screen Backgrounds

Good Afternoon, On many webpages the backgrounds are always red. This doesn't include text but backgrounds not covered by text or photos etc. The backgrounds are not nor… (read more)

Good Afternoon,

On many webpages the backgrounds are always red. This doesn't include text but backgrounds not covered by text or photos etc. The backgrounds are not normally red in other browsers except firefox.

Not sure how to fix any help appreciated.

Asked by jonathanarcher275 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Why was this password login access lockwise feature disabled ?

This lockwise related feature requires one to enter a computer password/pin etc to be able to see saved login passwords. This is something I have always wished FF had (li… (read more)

This lockwise related feature requires one to enter a computer password/pin etc to be able to see saved login passwords. This is something I have always wished FF had (like every other browser does) but was always told that it is not necessary or is silly since it is not very secure or some other nonsense. But is is useful since it makes snooping difficult which is good enough.

Anyway, obviously FF has come around to this viewpoint... but after finding that without warning it is no longer functioning on my browser and resetting firefox and restarts and everything, I see on the page below "This feature will be disabled for both macOS and Windows in Firefox version 76 and 77. Mozilla is planning improvements to this feature in Firefox 78."

Bizarre since according to the article it starts working in version 76. Starts working in 76 but has been disabled in 76 (plus 77 for good measure).

What? My question is why was this disabled for what's likely to be a while and is there anyway to override it? Can I bring it back with a pref change? Thanks!

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/lockwise-password-authentication-prompt

Asked by tomseys 5 months ago

Answered by McCoy 5 months ago

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When will Firefox add a default chromecast on Firefox desktop?

Hello, It's been a while since the release date of chromecast on browsers.. Today, year 2020, all the chromium based browsers add chromecast (Edge, brave, chrome, etc..).… (read more)

Hello,

It's been a while since the release date of chromecast on browsers.. Today, year 2020, all the chromium based browsers add chromecast (Edge, brave, chrome, etc..). My favorite browser is firefox, and i am forced to use a chromium based browser to cast to my androidTV's. Sometimes i think to leave this browser and use a chromium based all the time.

I searched and installed chromecast extension to firefox and nothing works to me, and they are not user frindly as chromecast extension on chrome.

Can you tell me if you even think in add a chromecast extension in firefox by default?

Thanks,

Fabio BISPO

Asked by Fabio Bispo 4 months ago

Answered by the-edmeister 4 months ago

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Secure connection failed

Hello, One website gives me a failed secure connection: An error occurred while connecting to www.cdkeypt.pt. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR This error is in Firefox but this site … (read more)

Hello,

One website gives me a failed secure connection:

An error occurred while connecting to www.cdkeypt.pt. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

This error is in Firefox but this site doesn't work in any browser

I restart the pc when it re-enters the desktop if i open the browser before the computer fully starts the site works fine which makes me conclued that something is interfering with it and it most be an update or something because i didn't install anything new, but what? it is only this site that doesn't work all the others are working fine.

I tested opening the site in another pc in my network and it works fine.

I hope someone can help me,

Thanks

Asked by Mr_x 5 months ago

Answered by Mr_x 4 months ago

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from past week or so I am getting this "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" on well known sites

Some of well known sites such as "drive.google.com" & "mail.yahoo.com" is resulting in "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue page" in Firefox. They are opening j… (read more)

Some of well known sites such as "drive.google.com" & "mail.yahoo.com" is resulting in "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue page" in Firefox. They are opening just fine in other browsers.

This issue has cropped up since past week in Firefox. Not sure what is the root cause behind the problem. I have tried re-installing Firefox, but still no change.

I have checked the certificates of those sites, and they are seems to be in order. I mean other browsers are able to open without issue, then why Firefox is not opening them for me?

Please let me know if this issue can be fixed in Firefox.

Asked by Sujit 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Foxit Reader as printer

I just deleted my cache / history, and for some reason this also took Foxit Reader out of my printer options. How do I get it back in? I Tried using "Find Printer", but … (read more)

I just deleted my cache / history, and for some reason this also took Foxit Reader out of my printer options. How do I get it back in? I Tried using "Find Printer", but it would not except an .exe as a printer. I first put Foxit in so long ago, I have no memory of how I did it. I print to pdf most of the time when saving a receipt, etc. and would rather use Foxit than ms. Thanks

Asked by GregII 5 months ago

Answered by GregII 5 months ago

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How to show bookmarks bar only on New Tab?

Is this possible? I like the sleekness of not having the bookmarks bar but it would be very helpful to have it popup when I open a new tab only. (I use this feature in Br… (read more)

Is this possible? I like the sleekness of not having the bookmarks bar but it would be very helpful to have it popup when I open a new tab only. (I use this feature in Brave browser, but I prefer Firefox)

I searched the entire web and looked for add-ons and couldn't find a solution. I have attempted to create a custom chrome css file but that didn't work.

What can I do?

edit: added question mark to title.

Asked by Jason 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Firefox portable

Hi Is Firefox portable from this site secure or can I trust this site? portableapps.com I would like to use it on my usb for online shopping :) regards … (read more)

Hi Is Firefox portable from this site secure or can I trust this site? portableapps.com I would like to use it on my usb for online shopping :) regards

Asked by Gecko 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Prevent new window from hiding addons in toolbar

Recently, when a popup window appears, the toolbar doesn't have buttons for any of my addons. In about:config, I'd intentionally set dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolb… (read more)

Recently, when a popup window appears, the toolbar doesn't have buttons for any of my addons.

In about:config, I'd intentionally set dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar to true (following the solution provided in: question 1206512).

Previously, this was successful in ensuring that popup windows got the full toolbar, but now it has stopped working.

I'm not sure exactly which release this started with.

Steps to reproduce:

1) Set dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar to true.

2) Visit https://jeffersonscher.com/res/popit.html and follow the third link.

3) The window that pops up has no toolbar icons for the installed extensions.

Asked by philipmgrant 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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changing user name

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be change… (read more)

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be changed to"?

Asked by Joey 5 months ago

Answered by McCoy 5 months ago

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Firefox doesn't support HTML5 while other Browsers do. Latest Ubuntu 20.04. LTS

So the problem is that Firefox doesn't play any HTML5 content. Weirdly except for Youtube. Youtube works just fine. But every other Website shows errors. Even songsterr.c… (read more)

So the problem is that Firefox doesn't play any HTML5 content. Weirdly except for Youtube. Youtube works just fine. But every other Website shows errors. Even songsterr.com. I'm using latest Firefox 76.0.1 on a recent Ubuntu 20. 04 LTS installation. Usual troubleshooting like updates doesnt work because "sudo apt-get upgrade" doesn't find any updates. I tried the same websites in the latest version of Chromium and they work perfectly fine. I couldn't find a mistake in the firefox settings or something so I'm confused. Disabling Plugins didn't change anything and turning of tracking protection didn't either. What is the Problem here and how can I solve it?

Asked by wauwufflp 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Add-Ons removed from Toolbar (& stop working) when I ask Firefox to Never Remember History

As the Title suggests. My Add-Ons are all removed from my Toolbar and stop functioning whenever I set my History settings to "Never Remember History." I have tried uninst… (read more)

As the Title suggests.

My Add-Ons are all removed from my Toolbar and stop functioning whenever I set my History settings to "Never Remember History."

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the Add-On's, refreshing Firefox, uninstalling/reinstalling Firefox. But none of this works.

I want to be able to use my Add-On's AND have Firefox not remember my history. It used to work before, but now it just won't let me.

Any suggestions?

Asked by penndumonium 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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clearing cache

I read instructions on clearing cookies and cache. Question, If I check the box to clear the cache, which your instructions said will require websites to reload images a… (read more)

I read instructions on clearing cookies and cache. Question, If I check the box to clear the cache, which your instructions said will require websites to reload images and data, will I lose all my photographs that are on several websites such as twitter and pinterest?

Asked by maryconstancelowery 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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When I choose 'Open all in tabs' Firefox opens tabs but won't load the websites.

I have a series of 20 or so webpages that I like to read first thing in the morning. When I open Firefox and click on "Open All in Tabs" it creates a tab for each websit… (read more)

I have a series of 20 or so webpages that I like to read first thing in the morning. When I open Firefox and click on "Open All in Tabs" it creates a tab for each website, but won't load that website until I select the address bar and press enter. It doesn't happen all the time, but I'd say 95% of the time.

Asked by Thane 5 months ago

Answered by Thane 2 months ago

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How do you get images to display inline within questions and answers here on FireFox help?

I used to see a feature in a question/answer editor here at FireFox help that allowed images to be displayed inline instead of only as thumbnails at the end of an answer … (read more)

I used to see a feature in a question/answer editor here at FireFox help that allowed images to be displayed inline instead of only as thumbnails at the end of an answer or as links in the text of an answer. I saw answers with inline images today. How do you do that? Attached image shows what I mean. The attached image also is an example of an image not displaying inline.

Asked by Carla Rogers 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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watch video "in" firefox browser

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me: >> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> whi… (read more)

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me:

>> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> which is: MP4 Video (16.4MB) >> from https://cdn77-vid.xvideos-cdn"."com >> >> What should Firefox do with this file?

My only choice is: Open with Windows Media Player x86 (default)

suggestions?

I'm running Windows 7 Firefox 76.0.1

Thanks!!!!

Asked by G_Eak 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Cannot set exceptions in cookies and site data

Outlook on the web will not launch from Office 365: -( Something went wrong Repeating redirects detected. Click here to sign out. X-ClientId: DFD46A985D07471A8373B0D7F2… (read more)

Outlook on the web will not launch from Office 365:

-(

Something went wrong Repeating redirects detected.

Click here to sign out.

X-ClientId: DFD46A985D07471A8373B0D7F250B09F X-Redir-Error ArLym14B4LPc7fj11wg|AsTJRt4BNJjQ7fj11wg|ArLym14Biwl_7fj11wg|AsTJRt4Bz3N07fj11wg|ArLym14BsJgp7fj11wg|AsTJRt4BZ4sf7fj11wg|ArLym14BgGjK7Pj11wg|AsTJRt4Bkz-07Pj11wg|ArLym14BjMxu7Pj11wg|AsTJRt4BYzlj7Pj11wg|ArLym14Bd3kV7Pj11wg|AsTJRt4BPoIK7Pj11wg|ArLym14B1ku16_j11wg|AsTJRt4BZkum6_j11wg|ArLym14By4BN6_j11wg|AsTJRt4BBjY16_j11wg|ArLym14BHWHg6vj11wg|AsTJRt4BR-7P6vj11wg|ArLym14BRUKR6vj11wg|AsTJRt4BfVSC6vj11wg|ArLym14BNJwo6vj11wg X-FEServer DM5PR19CA0004 Date:5/11/2020 10:16:18 PM

Microsoft wants me to set

http://*.outlook.com https://*.microsoftonline.com

in trusted sites. "Exceptions - Cookies and Site Data" does not allow entering URLs. Please see my screen capture.

Asked by SK_AusTX 5 months ago

Answered by SK_AusTX 5 months ago