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add-ons

Looking for free border designs, and have found the add-on easy search tool required for most of them. Their web site has the add-on for Firefox, but how safe is it? Than… (read more)

Looking for free border designs, and have found the add-on easy search tool required for most of them. Their web site has the add-on for Firefox, but how safe is it? Thanks.

Asked by pennypincher 1 month ago

Answered by pennypincher 1 month ago

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Cannot play CNN videos

I cannot play CNN videos in Firefox. They will not start. I can play them in Microsoft Edge and on my iPhone. I can play other videos in Firefox from, say, YouTube. It's… (read more)

I cannot play CNN videos in Firefox. They will not start. I can play them in Microsoft Edge and on my iPhone. I can play other videos in Firefox from, say, YouTube. It's just CNN that seems to be the problem. I have a Windows 10 PC.

Asked by Hewitt Rose 1 month ago

Answered by Hewitt Rose 1 month ago

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trying to access Facebook error

An error occurred during a connection to www.facebook.com. SSL_ERROR_DC_EXPIRED What in the world? does Facebook not keep up with its own security? or is this a Firefox t… (read more)

An error occurred during a connection to www.facebook.com. SSL_ERROR_DC_EXPIRED What in the world? does Facebook not keep up with its own security? or is this a Firefox thing?

Asked by judgeraye 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Pop-up exceptions not working

Hello, The pop-up blocker exceptions are not working for some sites which I, of course, use a lot. The sites are listed in the exceptions, but Firefox stubbornly continue… (read more)

Hello,

The pop-up blocker exceptions are not working for some sites which I, of course, use a lot. The sites are listed in the exceptions, but Firefox stubbornly continues to block them. I sincerly consider walking away from Firefox (notwithstanding I love it and being a long term user), because it happens with sites I frequently use on a daily base.

I've looked around but none of the solutions work for me as those articles are rather old.

My version of Firefox: 99.0.1 (64bit) running under Windows 10 Pro

Hoping to find a solution here.

Renaud

Asked by Renaud 2 months ago

Answered by Renaud 1 month ago

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Grammarly.com not letting me log in

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted the… (read more)

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted them, but the solutions they're telling me to do have had no success. I've already disabled other extensions to see if that was the problem, but it wasn't. I cleared cache and cookies, and I've also removed the autofill option as well. My firefox is up to date.

Asked by Kandyce 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Unable to select download action for file type

When I go to download a ZIP file, it will always attempt to download the file directly rather than letting me open it with WinRAR. When I go into the browser settings I s… (read more)

When I go to download a ZIP file, it will always attempt to download the file directly rather than letting me open it with WinRAR. When I go into the browser settings I see that some other file types have options to choose how they're handled, but there's no entry for ZIP files. I've tried refreshing my Firefox install and yet the issue still persists.

I used to have this option before I reinstalled Windows a while back (where I kept my files but not programs). I don't know for sure that that's what caused this to start, but the timing would line up.

Asked by nathanb418 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Sync Bookmarks from a primary device

I see instructions for sync' to a phone, how do I initially (connect) sync to my desktop from my laptop? When I sync my bookmarks, how does is know which computer is the … (read more)

I see instructions for sync' to a phone, how do I initially (connect) sync to my desktop from my laptop?

When I sync my bookmarks, how does is know which computer is the primary (the one that I want to duplicate changes from)?

For example, I added new bookmarks and revised some old ones on my laptop and did not have the sync on my desktop at the same time. Now, if I sync my laptop to my desktop, how does it know which device is my primary (in this case my laptop) where I made all the changes?

My goal is to revise all the bookmarks currently on my desktop to reflect all the changes I made to them on my laptop. I'd like to do it without duplicates or displaying old desktop residual bookmarks that I deleted and/or modified on the laptop prior to sync to the desktop.

In this case, should I delete my bookmarks from my desktop and then sync to my laptop so as to seamlessly & efficiently have my bookmarks toolbar on the laptop look the same on the desktop?

Thank you for your help here! Christopher

Asked by comfeline 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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File upload dialog not appearing

I'm running Firefox 99.0.1 on Ubuntu 22.04. Recently (I think since I updated to Ubuntu 22.04 about a week ago), Firefox has been refusing to show me file upload dialogs.… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 99.0.1 on Ubuntu 22.04. Recently (I think since I updated to Ubuntu 22.04 about a week ago), Firefox has been refusing to show me file upload dialogs. When I click a button that's supposed to give me one, nothing happens.

This has been happening with: - The "attach files" button in Gmail - A file upload button on Gradescope (website for managing homework assignments) - File -> Open File... and Ctrl+O.

Dragging and dropping a file onto an email in Gmail does attach the file -- it's just that the button doesn't work.

I've tried restarting, and I've tried running Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode -- so far nothing has fixed the problem. What else should I do?

Asked by allispaul 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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Responding to FredMcD who posted an answer to your question

FredMcD you asked if I could post a link to the Map . . this is the link to the page that has the map. Normally it would simply pop up as Elk Grove Village as that is the… (read more)

FredMcD you asked if I could post a link to the Map . . this is the link to the page that has the map. Normally it would simply pop up as Elk Grove Village as that is the website this is in, but it does not and I can not enter the name of the city in the box provided. The map is at the bottom of this page.

https://www.elkgrove.org/i-want-to/contact-the-village

Asked by phil_brennan 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Font size became tiny since yesterday

Hi! Since yesterday, in Outlook, my font size became very tiny for subjects and categories. I can barely see it. Can you please restore them to normal sizes?? I am de… (read more)

Hi! Since yesterday, in Outlook, my font size became very tiny for subjects and categories. I can barely see it. Can you please restore them to normal sizes?? I am desperate trying to read them. Thank you! Shirley Savva

Asked by ShirleySavva 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Repeated Cookies Pop-up

When I log on to the National Savings website using Firefox ( though not when I log in with Chrome) I get the pop-up requiring me to accept or edit Cookies at every page … (read more)

When I log on to the National Savings website using Firefox ( though not when I log in with Chrome) I get the pop-up requiring me to accept or edit Cookies at every page on this particular website. It even happens when I select LOG OFF. Hence it occurs maybe six or more times whilst I am browsing the website. I complained to NS&I but they report it is not caused by their system. I therefore assume it it something within Firefox which is the problem. Can someone please advise me how to prevent these pop-ups. My operating system is Windows 10.

Asked by grtate 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Firefox does not always render pages on eBay correctly

An example of the problem: Firefox does not rnder the page https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164957094349?_trkparms=amclksrc%3DITM%26aid%3D1110013%26algo%3DHOMESPLICE.SIMRXI%26a… (read more)

Asked by jon69 2 months ago

Answered by jon69 2 months ago

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email provider

Since the latest Firefox, I cannot load Bell Webmail when I am using my VPN. Everything works fine with Edge. I am not tech savvy, but is there something in "settings" t… (read more)

Since the latest Firefox, I cannot load Bell Webmail when I am using my VPN. Everything works fine with Edge. I am not tech savvy, but is there something in "settings" that should be adjusted. Bell says that Firefox is the problem. Alan

Asked by moodyblue100 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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User and passwords no longer working in some sites after refresh

Hi there, After a Firefox Refresh, one site I used to access everyday does not accept my user Id/password anymore. The site did not return any warning message like wrong … (read more)

Hi there,

After a Firefox Refresh, one site I used to access everyday does not accept my user Id/password anymore. The site did not return any warning message like wrong password. It just doesn't go trough when I hit 'enter'.

The same user/pw is still working well in Chrome. I asked for help on the site I could not access, but they have no issues like mine, and his system is regularly on.

I have already cleared all my history, cookies, everything. I have installed Firefox again. Nothing.

Any idea? Thanks

Asked by edubling 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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No longer can I sign into gmail using Firefox, but gmail works fine using Chrome and Edge.

Is there a way that I can express my trouble using gmail in Firefox, but have the gmail accounts work fine in Chrome and Edge? In Firefox, my gmail accounts show me as LO… (read more)

Is there a way that I can express my trouble using gmail in Firefox, but have the gmail accounts work fine in Chrome and Edge? In Firefox, my gmail accounts show me as LOGGED OUT, when they are supposed to be logged in, and Firefox will not allow me to log into them again. I have 3 gmail accounts, [edited email from public] @gmail.com is my most active, but none will work in Firefox anymore, but in other browsers, they work fine. All other tabs I open in Firefox, works fine, so it's only my gmail accounts, that has trouble in Firefox. What can I do to correct this?

Thanks

Paul

Asked by cestmoila.etse.pasmoi 2 months ago

Answered by Terry 2 months ago

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Firefox 99 is not applying the chosen content action for MSMoney OFX files - deosn't matter what action is chosen it just saves

Until the last FF release (99), when I downloaded files from my bank for MSMoney FF would apply the action to use the MS Money import handler. Not anymore. FF will now … (read more)

Until the last FF release (99), when I downloaded files from my bank for MSMoney FF would apply the action to use the MS Money import handler. Not anymore. FF will now only save the file. Even if I choose "always ask" it still just saves the file - never asks what to do with it (save or open with). Please fix this. It's worked fine for decades and now doesn't work at all. I tried adding images to show what happens but the ones that show what FF is doing and the FF settings won't upload. Only the banking download page images will upload. They just show that I pick MSMoney as the download format.

Asked by nvanbeancounter 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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How to get rid of leftover separators in bookmark menu?

I removed everything from the bookmarks menu that I don't need. Now there is a battery of separators left, consuming menu space. See attached screenshot of German Firefox… (read more)

I removed everything from the bookmarks menu that I don't need. Now there is a battery of separators left, consuming menu space. See attached screenshot of German Firefox version.

How to get rid of at least four of those five separators?

Also, it would be great to have all my bookmarks at the top of the menu, while all that stuff I rarely need (Show bookmark sidebar, More bookmarks, Bookmars symbol bar ...) is at the bottom. Is there an way to change that?

Asked by peter596 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago