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new MacBook Air computer

I have had PCs for years and have used Firefox. My PC died and will not boot. I have an image of my C:\ drive on a Passport disk. But the Mac will not read it. I inst… (read more)

I have had PCs for years and have used Firefox. My PC died and will not boot. I have an image of my C:\ drive on a Passport disk. But the Mac will not read it. I installed Firefox on my new Mac and signed in had all of my bookmarks and passwords. Then there was a Firefox icon on the bottom strip and one on my screen. In the interim, I opened some new accounts and used a bunch of passwords. At the end of the day, I dragged the icon on the screen down to the row of icons at the lower screen. That wiped out my Firefox. I downloaded Firefox again and put in what I thought was the password and it said I had multiple accounts and if I changed the password it would erase all of my data. I need to find out how to get the right password so I preserve my data. The email account I used as the ID is coolsgirl@msn.com. I am 72 and I don't want to make a mistake that is irreversible. My sister said Macs were easier but I should have gotten a new PC. Live and learn. I don't know my Firefox email. Thank you, Phyllis

Asked by Phyllis 20 hours ago

How can I stop FireFox from changing my Adobe PDF's to FireFox HTML's???

I was converting a MS word doc on my computer to an Adobe PDF and saving it on my computer. FireFox changes it to a FireFox HTML (I'm not not even using the Browser). Whi… (read more)

I was converting a MS word doc on my computer to an Adobe PDF and saving it on my computer. FireFox changes it to a FireFox HTML (I'm not not even using the Browser). While MS windows 7 lets me choose which way I want to view it (with Adobe or any browser), it is IMPOSSIBLE to post onto Facebook. FB is looking for a PDF and the file I converted to is something else. So now I can't post my PDF's because FireFox intrudes into my computer and changes things. HOW CAN THIS BE RECTIFIED? Can I stop FF from doing this?

Asked by CruzR 23 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 23 hours ago

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FF89 Tiny Font Size

Ever since upgrading to FF89, some websites don't increase the font size when I zoom in using ctrl+mouse wheel. The default seems like 9px, really hard to read. Facebook… (read more)

Ever since upgrading to FF89, some websites don't increase the font size when I zoom in using ctrl+mouse wheel. The default seems like 9px, really hard to read.

Facebook is a culprit. Also OctoPi, a local service. Facebook, at least, uses rem units. Doesn't react to zooming in.

Debian 10 Buster

Asked by Tim Finley 1 week ago

Answered by Tim Finley 23 hours ago

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firefox diplayed hard to see or use.

Weird firefox display is blurry, and opaque. Blurryness moves with mouse pointer but random. Any window underneath bleeds through and distorts. Application menu can't b… (read more)

Weird firefox display is blurry, and opaque. Blurryness moves with mouse pointer but random. Any window underneath bleeds through and distorts. Application menu can't be read unless bottom of application window raised above menu dropdown. Using linux mint 20.1 Mate 1.24 desktop. Firefox version 89.0. Nvidia geforce RTX2017 GPU

Asked by davidbspacecamp 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

entering a URL through the address bar refreshes current page instead

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new… (read more)

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new URL I entered, Firefox will refresh the current page instead. This happens A LOT and is pretty annoying. Wondering if this happens to anyone else.

Asked by pznarxkc 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Right click menu options are invisible

Image Today, right-click menu options began appearing invisible. There was no issue yesterday and no changes were made to anything since then. The options can still be … (read more)

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Today, right-click menu options began appearing invisible. There was no issue yesterday and no changes were made to anything since then. The options can still be clicked on and work, but I cannot see the text. Right click menus continue to work normally everywhere outside of Firefox.

Asked by anthonyjamesbasso 1 day ago

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Web Pages Are Black

Sites have black pages and can't read the text without highlighting all. Example - shopping at Boots. The pages come up black and you can't see product details, without … (read more)

Sites have black pages and can't read the text without highlighting all. Example - shopping at Boots. The pages come up black and you can't see product details, without highlighting all to read the text. Same for John Lewis and other sites. Background is black. MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G14042) Latest Firefox Browser Anyone know why?

Asked by RegMahony 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

Why Did I Lose All My Information With This STUPID Update?

browser that used to be a good one! It automatically updated my browser and I lost all the information I had stored! This used to be a good browser! I wish I knew where s… (read more)

browser that used to be a good one! It automatically updated my browser and I lost all the information I had stored! This used to be a good browser! I wish I knew where some of the programmers were!

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Asked by jimwentz1 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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deleted all my tabs and bookmarks

This new 'update' has just caused me to lose all my tabs and bookmarks. The new version is c**p and it is awful. I went to the page to install the previous version I like… (read more)

This new 'update' has just caused me to lose all my tabs and bookmarks. The new version is c**p and it is awful. I went to the page to install the previous version I liked and worked perfectly and when I installed I now have none of my tabs and bookmarks. My pc is nearly unusable and I am now out of business until I can get them back if I can. It will be months to try to get back to where I was and will never get all of what I had. Is there any way to fix this? I need help immediately.

Asked by helpful55 2 weeks ago

Answered by gsfc12 1 week ago

bing search

When I type anything into the Location Bar or search that is not a website address, Google search would provide me with search results. Now Bing has taken over as the def… (read more)

When I type anything into the Location Bar or search that is not a website address, Google search would provide me with search results. Now Bing has taken over as the default search engine and I want Google back. How do I specify Google as the default search engine for Location Bar searches? (I have already removed Bing from the Search Bar list.)

Asked by jerry.basham 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

4K Youtube videos won't play

I've been trying to fix this for a week now, and nothing has worked. Everytime I try to play a 4K video on Youtube, the player stalls. Audio works, but the image just sta… (read more)

I've been trying to fix this for a week now, and nothing has worked. Everytime I try to play a 4K video on Youtube, the player stalls. Audio works, but the image just stays frozen and jumps from time to time.

I've tried every fix I could find in the Internet. But now I came here to ask for help because I tried the last thing I was avoiding (Refreshing Firefox) and after risking my custom settings, 4K videos still won't work.

Any ideas?

I'm on Mac, latest OS version, latest Firefox version. 4K videos work on other browsers

Asked by ig.martinez 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jgb 1 day ago

How do I get rid of the blank screen when invoking Firefox

Anytime I invoke the Firefox icon and before I get to my default webpage, I get a blank screen which does nothing for a period of time. Question is how do I get rid of… (read more)

Anytime I invoke the Firefox icon and before I get to my default webpage, I get a blank screen which does nothing for a period of time. Question is how do I get rid of this situation?

Asked by wlcat609 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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When I start typing in my search window it now jumps up to the address bar. How do I stop that?

When I open a new tab I get a blank page with a search bar in the middle. I like that. But now when I begin typing in the search bar it jumps up to the address bar. My… (read more)

When I open a new tab I get a blank page with a search bar in the middle. I like that. But now when I begin typing in the search bar it jumps up to the address bar. My monitor is so big it is not in a position for me to see very well. I don't want my searches to jump up to the address bar.

How do I stop this?

Asked by netdahee 5 days ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 5 days ago

Somehow, Amazon became my primary browser even though SETUP says it is FIREFOX

Somehow, Amazon became my primary browser and I do not know how to change it to FIREFOX. SETUP says it is FIREFOX but every new tab I start wants to search via Amazon. … (read more)

Somehow, Amazon became my primary browser and I do not know how to change it to FIREFOX. SETUP says it is FIREFOX but every new tab I start wants to search via Amazon. Please help.

Asked by raem.kauai 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Bold font on web forma, log ins, pdfs

Since the most recent update to 89.0 opening pdfs in the browser, some websites and all log-in areas are using a super bold, unreadable font. PDFs also print out with thi… (read more)

Since the most recent update to 89.0 opening pdfs in the browser, some websites and all log-in areas are using a super bold, unreadable font. PDFs also print out with this font. I tried changing the font manually, and both checking and unchecking the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box, but it doesn't help. I have no plugins installled This is the Facebook log in for example. The font is so poor you can't tell the 'i' from a lower case 'l'. The pdf sample is from opening it in the browser. If I download it instead, it opens in a normal, readable font. How can I fix this?

Asked by cfillion2 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago