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Firefox crashes

I have been crashing for a week now, ever since Firefox updated to the latest program. I have tried all the suggestions...Safe Mode and unchecking Hardware Acceleration.… (read more)

I have been crashing for a week now, ever since Firefox updated to the latest program. I have tried all the suggestions...Safe Mode and unchecking Hardware Acceleration. It still crashes. It even crashes when I am on my home page trying to read the news. No matter what I'm doing, it crashes. And, of course, I have to start all over again once it does. I must have 40 crash reports since the update. I'm so frustrated that nothing works. Does anyone have any suggestions besides chucking Mozilla and changing my browser to something like Chrome of I Explorer? I've been with Mozilla for 20 years and rather stay with them. Thank you in advance.

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Version 65.0 moved the tabs back to the top of the window. Why isn't the placement optional?

I just updated my copy of Firefox to version 65.0. Immediately, I noticed that the tab bar has now been moved back to the top of the window, despite the hack I used to mo… (read more)

I just updated my copy of Firefox to version 65.0. Immediately, I noticed that the tab bar has now been moved back to the top of the window, despite the hack I used to move it down. I know that I'm certainly not unique in disliking this location for the tabs toolbar. It makes a lot more sense for that toolbar to be below the bookmarks toolbar. That way, it separates the website content from the program's interface. Does anybody know of a way to move the tabs back down below the bookmarks toolbar? TIA

Asked by JBVic 2 years ago

Last reply by jmazzeo 2 years ago

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How do you get rid of all types of auto completion when typing in an address in the address bar?

The search bar setting is set to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", I don't want to use "Add search bar in toolbar", because I don't want to have the extra … (read more)

The search bar setting is set to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", I don't want to use "Add search bar in toolbar", because I don't want to have the extra search field in the top part of the browser, and if I go to customize, and remove it, it just changes the setting back to "Use the address bar for search and navigation".

I've already disabled the default search engine: "Provide search suggestions", and Address Bar: "Browsing history", "Bookmarks", and "Open tabs" options.

I want to be able to type an address in the address bar, without having any kind of auto completion options, but right now when I try to type and address like google for example, it still shows two lines with visit and search options, and it says "search for google with:", then shows icons for a bunch of different search engines.

I used to use firefox but stopped using it a while ago when they made ridiculous changes to it, and I'd like to use it again, but I don't know how to disable the address bar auto completion settings completely. Is there a way to fix that? Thanks.

Asked by ip02 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Got malware, then reformatted, now missing bookmarks but not logins...?

I got a nasty malware infection today, from [stupidly] downloading a file. The app installed all sorts of garbage all over the place including taking over Firefox and re… (read more)

I got a nasty malware infection today, from [stupidly] downloading a file. The app installed all sorts of garbage all over the place including taking over Firefox and replacing Google search results with its own.

I'd been meaning to reformat + clean install Windows 7 anyway, so I did so immediately.

Now on the fresh install, I can log in to Firefox Sync, and all my logins are intact, however, my hundreds of bookmarks are "gone" and the Bookmark Toolbar won't let me add anything new to it either.

The thing is, the bookmarks *DO* still exist in FF on my Android... but as I understand there's no way to export bookmarks from mobile... (at least not without hacky-looking apps?)

I'm worried that it's going to sync "the wrong way" and delete them from the Android, but on the other hand, the strange toolbar behaviour might mean the data's still there but "stuck" or corrupt?

Any suggestions?

I'm on Windows 7 Home, running Firefox ESR 52/64-bit (same as previously).

Asked by ashleedawg 2 years ago

Answered by ashleedawg 2 years ago

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Width of the tabs doesn't stay the same on FF70

The more tabs I open, the narrower they are to fit in window, right? Right. But it used to work the way that when I close multiple of them, they stayed the same size for … (read more)

The more tabs I open, the narrower they are to fit in window, right? Right.

But it used to work the way that when I close multiple of them, they stayed the same size for a second or so which meant closing multiple of them in a row was much easier (just click in the same place multiple times), right?

Well, it used to (work that way) because it doesn't anymore. Tabs are resizing instantly which is annoying. Here's my question: is there a setting in about:config that got resetted or something or FF70 doesn't have this function anymore? Thanks!

Asked by wvs 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Как убрать изображение страницы при сохранении ее в закладки?

При сохранении страницы в закладки с помощью CRTL+D отображается частичный скриншот сохраняемой страницы на развороте с настройками закладки. Экран моего нетбука невелик … (read more)

При сохранении страницы в закладки с помощью CRTL+D отображается частичный скриншот сохраняемой страницы на развороте с настройками закладки. Экран моего нетбука невелик и если в настройках сохраняемой закладки развернуть список папок для выбора, то кнопки "Готово" и "Отмена" уходят за нижний край экрана. В этой ситуации очень неудобно сохранять закладки. И, на мой взгляд, этот урезаный скриншот сохраняемой страницы абсолютно бессмыленный и бесполезный. Подскажите, пожалуйста, можно ли как-то отключить его показ?

Asked by jul_mir 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Can't play web video

Hi, until about a month ago i could play any video on any site , i think firefox was using flashplayer then. Lately i can't play a lot of videos on line it keeps wanting … (read more)

Hi, until about a month ago i could play any video on any site , i think firefox was using flashplayer then. Lately i can't play a lot of videos on line it keeps wanting to open them in another tab with VLC player which is time consuming and most inconvenient. i have tried a couple of different versions of flash player and firefox but still the same problem. i am using windows xp sp3. thanks

Asked by buddy00000 2 years ago

Last reply by buddy00000 2 years ago

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How do I disable the "microphone is being used" floating window in FireFox

There is already an indicator in the tab and one in the windows taskbar so I don't need a third one that is floating on the top of the window. How do I disable it? … (read more)

There is already an indicator in the tab and one in the windows taskbar so I don't need a third one that is floating on the top of the window. How do I disable it?

Asked by Zecr 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Can Firefox be installed to internal drives other than C: and can there be multiple versions of Firefox on one machine?

Hey all. I am looking to download the Firefox 52 ESR (at least I believe it's supposed to be 52, I dunno if it's 52.0 or one of the later builds) which is said to still w… (read more)

Hey all.

I am looking to download the Firefox 52 ESR (at least I believe it's supposed to be 52, I dunno if it's 52.0 or one of the later builds) which is said to still work with Windows XP, in the hopes of getting Youtube working again as version 28 works fine on everything BUT that as mentioned here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1234282 , however I am extremely pressed for space on the Primary drive marked C:, which has me worried about downloading and installing a new version onto my primary internal hard drive. However I have two internal hard drives, C and W. Can the ESR be loaded onto a different internal drive (i.e. the W drive), and if so, will it be considered separate from version 28, which is my current version of the program, effectively allowing me to run both versions if I wish to? I know there is supposed to be a way to set up "profiles", which supposedly allow people to run multiple versions of a browser, but I'm not clear on how to do so as I am not a Tech guy. What I would need are pretty much simple, idiot proof instructions, on how to do this, so that I can either have both versions capable of being run, or at least be able to install the new browser to my second internal drive which has ample space to handle everything that the browser requires, space wise.

Asked by Marc7 2 years ago

Last reply by Marc7 2 years ago

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Remove format change

Hi, I am not sure how to ask this question so maybe telling you the history of what I did will help. In one of the previous Quantum versions I wanted a different look fo… (read more)

Hi,

I am not sure how to ask this question so maybe telling you the history of what I did will help.

In one of the previous Quantum versions I wanted a different look for tabs and general layout. At that time I found a web page that covered what I was looking for. As I recall, there was some 'text' that I cut and pasted into a folder. That produced the layout you see in the attached screen cap image.

Since the Quantum versions have been updated I would like to remove the layout change previously installed and have the current traditional Firefox layout.

I have searched but am unable to find the original information.

Hopefully someone will be able to help me.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by RHB10 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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All video besides youtube is not playing

The only video that will play is youtube. All others, Fox News, Townhall, Amazon [on product page, not Prime video], etc, do not play. I have done all that is available… (read more)

The only video that will play is youtube. All others, Fox News, Townhall, Amazon [on product page, not Prime video], etc, do not play. I have done all that is available in the help section, none of it worked. Error "invalid mime type" From CBS OS - Windows XP SP3 Firefox ESR 52.9.0 (32-bit)

Asked by yagar 2 years ago

Last reply by James 2 years ago

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How can I get my tabs underneath the adress bar with version 65.0?

New update - again problems. I couldn't manage to get my tabs below the adress bar, although I used the trick with the css-File in the profiles. Which possibility do I ha… (read more)

New update - again problems. I couldn't manage to get my tabs below the adress bar, although I used the trick with the css-File in the profiles. Which possibility do I have now?

Asked by DHering 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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How can I use unity web player in firefox 60?

Hello, I want to use unity web player and cannot seem to get it to work with Firefox 60, and cannot download Firefox 52 ESR to use it with an older version. Can you pleas… (read more)

Hello, I want to use unity web player and cannot seem to get it to work with Firefox 60, and cannot download Firefox 52 ESR to use it with an older version. Can you please tell me how to use unity web player on Firefox 60, or provide a download link to Firefox 52 ESR, this link will not work: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all/ I can only download ESR for Firefox 60, and unity web player does not show up in about:addons plugins section. Thanks

Asked by ajax146 2 years ago

Last reply by James 2 years ago

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cookies not being removed on shutdown

Firefox 63.0...when shutting down cookies/storage is not being automatically removed. Further, when reviewing the Preferences page, trying to delete cookies from there do… (read more)

Firefox 63.0...when shutting down cookies/storage is not being automatically removed. Further, when reviewing the Preferences page, trying to delete cookies from there does not work either.

However, clicking on "History" in the Menu bar and then removing history from there DOES work.

Clearly this is not right.

FYI, I have read many possible solutions and have found nothing that works. I have tried using a fresh Profile and have just done a complete uninstall/re-install and the problem still persists.

I would appreciate a solution to this but it looks like a "bug" to me.

Asked by simonalberta 2 years ago

Last reply by simonalberta 2 years ago