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Search.....

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address … (read more)

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address bar... Go back to the Google box on the homepage.... You've made it useless....

Asked by koyotee 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Default theme changed when going to Firefox 89.0

When I went to version 89.0 today, the default theme was changed so that the title bar turned white when I had it set to light blue and if I had two or more firefox windo… (read more)

When I went to version 89.0 today, the default theme was changed so that the title bar turned white when I had it set to light blue and if I had two or more firefox windos up the non active ones were white as well when they used to be gray. While I want a light theme, the present light theme is so white that it hurts my eyes. You had a decent default before, but now it is terrible. Change it back! Look at the terrible image below that shows an active and a non active window.

Asked by SgrB2 1 week ago

Answered by SgrB2 1 week ago

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After Upgrade Chrome.sss missing

Hi, I am currently running FF 89 (64bit). I noticed just after that update the bookmarks had changed. I have a lot of folders and had a Chrome.sss file to change the empt… (read more)

Hi,

I am currently running FF 89 (64bit). I noticed just after that update the bookmarks had changed. I have a lot of folders and had a Chrome.sss file to change the empty outline to the more traditional yellow icon. I know there were other things in that sss file that I had added to adjust the basic FF displays. However, I have searched my computer and cannot find the Chrome.sss file.

Is there any way to find this file instead of having to regenerate it and relearn the changes I had made?

Why does FF not leave the Chrome folder and sss file instead of seemingly delete them?

I also do not like the black background and white text that pops up when I right click a bookmark. That combination is very hard on my eyes. Is there an easy way to get black type on a white background or maybe a light grey background?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by RHB10 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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another new look

any one actually happy withthe new look ff89 ? it has to be the biggest pile of crap i have had to endure so far . maybe its time to switch to google chrome and leave ff… (read more)

any one actually happy withthe new look ff89 ? it has to be the biggest pile of crap i have had to endure so far . maybe its time to switch to google chrome and leave ff for dead

Asked by trev 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 15 hours ago

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Turning Off Update Reminders in Firefox

Hello, How can I permanently deactivate this nagging update reminder in the upper right corner (green arrow over Application Menu button) and frequent pop-ups in upper r… (read more)

Hello,

How can I permanently deactivate this nagging update reminder in the upper right corner (green arrow over Application Menu button) and frequent pop-ups in upper right corner where I have to repeatedly click on "Not Now"?

I'm not upgrading to v89 because the next update will once again BREAK my userChrome.css code and my user interface (with tabs on bottom and custom button images) will appear scrambled.

I'm quite tired of having to jump through hoops and search for CSS solutions to fix these issues every few updates. It causes me too much anxiety.

I'm sticking with v88.0.1 for the forseeable future.

How can I shut off this annoying update reminder permanently?

Thanks.

Asked by Slouch 1 day ago

Answered by Slouch 20 hours ago

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Firefox FeedBack

A new version has been released - 89. And the user interface has changed again. And some of the changes are very annoying. I thought I would write a feedback (review). Bu… (read more)

A new version has been released - 89. And the user interface has changed again. And some of the changes are very annoying. I thought I would write a feedback (review). But I found out through google that the feedback page has been down since 2014.

So the question would be where can I leave feedback on one change or another?


I am not an English speaker, so I apologize if there are various errors in the text.

Asked by djucius 1 day ago

Answered by Seburo 1 day ago

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trying to remove people also search from google searches

I have unblock extension and have tried all sorts of codes I had it working with the codes but then stupidly removed u block found some codes put them in and now i … (read more)

I have unblock extension and have tried all sorts of codes I had it working with the codes but then stupidly removed u block found some codes put them in and now i still see the people also ask a is there a way to remove it with firefox and either ublock or ad block plus

Asked by Mary 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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google search box in centre of homescreen not working

Firefox just up-dated itself to latest version after 88.01. And now, while the google search box appears in the centre of my homepage, like it has always done, as soon as… (read more)

Firefox just up-dated itself to latest version after 88.01. And now, while the google search box appears in the centre of my homepage, like it has always done, as soon as I start typing into it, the search defaults to that horrible Chrome-like search bar at the top of the screen. How do Istop this? Or can I revert to my much loved earlier?

Asked by celticsoles 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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New York Times Page

Since yesterday June 10, 2021, when I click on my bookmark for the New York Times, it loads the page from Feb 26, 2020. I have tried removing all cookies, restarting, r… (read more)

Since yesterday June 10, 2021, when I click on my bookmark for the New York Times, it loads the page from Feb 26, 2020. I have tried removing all cookies, restarting, rebooting, but nothing works. With Chrome I get the correct first page, but not with Firefox.

Is this happening to anyone else?

I am attaching a screen shot. It says the correct date at the top, but all the articles are from Feb 2020

Asked by samsabug 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Migrating Firefox to a New PC

I have an older laptop and got a new one. I have installed Firefox 89.0 on both machines. I want to migrate all of the Firefox data from the old one to the new one. I … (read more)

I have an older laptop and got a new one. I have installed Firefox 89.0 on both machines. I want to migrate all of the Firefox data from the old one to the new one. I have copied the Profile from C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles to a thumb drive. I believe this to be all that I need to move to the new machine. The problem is that I don't know where to put it on the new machine.

I understand that Firefox must be closed when I modify the new machine. I also discovered that there is a Profile.ini file that has a pointer to the filename that Firefox will use when it is opened. Do I have to modify this file as well?

Perhaps I am on the wrong track and need to be redirected. If so, please point me to an article or wiki that will put me on the right one.

Asked by rabbit 3 days ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 days ago

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Firefox opens in tiny window after latest update.

Firefox opens in a small box at the top left of the computer screen about 1/9 the size of the viewing area. I have to click on the "maximize" icon (the square box(es)twi… (read more)

Firefox opens in a small box at the top left of the computer screen about 1/9 the size of the viewing area. I have to click on the "maximize" icon (the square box(es)twice to get a normal viewing screen. Note: I am not referring to "full screen." This began after the last Firefox update. I have cleared the cache, cookies, data, etc. and startup cache and restarted Firefox and the computer. I haven't "Refreshed" Firefox, yet, because I don't want to go through the hassle of putting everything back together if it isn't going to work. How do I get Firefox to open in a "maximized" window?

Asked by Ché McGuire 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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I can't fix my fonts

For some unknown reason, my default fonts are not appearing correctly in Firefox. Here are the things I've tried: 1. I've checked the same sites with Edge and Chrome. 2. … (read more)

For some unknown reason, my default fonts are not appearing correctly in Firefox. Here are the things I've tried:

1. I've checked the same sites with Edge and Chrome. 2. I checked the "Fonts and Colors" section of Firefox - both the regular and Advanced parts. 3. I've done the Firefox reset (I can't remember what it's actually called). 4. I've uninstalled/reinstalled. 5. I've deleted the Mozilla folder from my %AppData% folder. 6. I've signed out and uninstalled/reinstalled. 7. I've disabled all extensions and plugins. 8. I've made sure I have the newest version.

The only time it works correctly is when I run Firefox in Troubleshooting mode.

Asked by sdhillon 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Изменения последнего обновления

У меня такой вопрос: до последнего обновления 89.0, если мне нужно было отправить страницу с компьютера на свой телефон, я нажимал в строке браузера справа значок "три ве… (read more)

У меня такой вопрос: до последнего обновления 89.0, если мне нужно было отправить страницу с компьютера на свой телефон, я нажимал в строке браузера справа значок "три вертикальные точки". В появившемся меню выбирал "поделиться" и дальше выбирал "мой телефон" (он привязан к моей учетной записи Windows). После обновления эти три точки пропали и я не могу найти их. Подскажите, пожалуйста, осталась ли функция "поделиться" страницей?

Asked by vasilevs78 2 days ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 2 days 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 2 days ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 2 days ago

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Bit Minder password manager

recently added bitminder password manager to Firefox. Checked in extension and it is listed and turned on. However, I cannot locate the icon on the firefox page. Where… (read more)

recently added bitminder password manager to Firefox. Checked in extension and it is listed and turned on. However, I cannot locate the icon on the firefox page. Where is it hiding? Thank you. Murdybits

Asked by Murdybits 3 days ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 days ago

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Page Action List Icon (3 elipses in browser bar) missing. Version 89.0

I frequently use the various 'take a screen shot' actions previously found by selecting the page action list icon - (3 dots on the right of browser bar)suddenly all I hav… (read more)

I frequently use the various 'take a screen shot' actions previously found by selecting the page action list icon - (3 dots on the right of browser bar)suddenly all I have visible is my bookmark star icon. Is this an update/removal or is there a way I can recover that feature?

Asked by bynorth 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Widevine CDM stopped working on Firefox ESR after June 1st, 2021 upgrade.

Hi. I've noticed similar messages like this after previous Firefox upgrades, but not for the latest. My Firefox ESR was automatically updated to 78.11 on June 1, 2021. Si… (read more)

Hi. I've noticed similar messages like this after previous Firefox upgrades, but not for the latest.

My Firefox ESR was automatically updated to 78.11 on June 1, 2021. Since then I have not been able to access Amazon Prime. The error says:

Your web browser is missing a digital rights component.

In your web browser’s address bar, type about:addons, press Enter, and then on the left, click Plugins. For the Widevine Content Decryption Module, select Always Activate, and then refresh the video’s page and try watching the video. If the video doesn’t play, go back to Plugins, click the gear icon at the top of the page, and then click Check for Updates. When the plugins have updated, refresh the video’s page, and then try watching the video.

The suggestions get me no where. It is already on "Always Activate" and newer updates are available.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling a early version, but this does not work either. I get a message at the top saying that "Firefox is installing components needed to plate the audio or video on this page. Please try again later." "Later" is apparently never.

Has any else had this issue? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by michaelvcooper1 6 days ago

Answered by bvandyk 2 days ago