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[SOLVED]MP3 and video files starts to play instead of asking to download.

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, bu… (read more)

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, but I would like it get the prompt instead, if possible.

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Asked by howard_e_frogge 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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clearing bookmarks search field in sidebar

In the bookmarks sidebar (Win 10 PC), when using "search bookmarks" and after typing an entry to locate, I thought that there used to be a "button" (x) in the far right… (read more)

In the bookmarks sidebar (Win 10 PC), when using "search bookmarks" and after typing an entry to locate, I thought that there used to be a "button" (x) in the far right of the search field that would clear any entry and return the view of bookmarks in the sidebar to that which was displayed prior to the search.

Has something changed or was I just imagining this.

If my rampant imagination is at work, please consider this a feature request

Thanks

Asked by zibbledabbit 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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drop down menus

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem wa… (read more)

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem was fixed. Will the next update put the menus back as they belong?

Asked by gmwestall 3 days ago

Answered by TNorth 3 days ago

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Nightly cannot minimize to taskbar

Firefox Beta and earlier have a minus sign on upper right to minimize to taskbar. That is missing in Nightly. Firefox Beta and earlier have a square box on upper right to… (read more)

Firefox Beta and earlier have a minus sign on upper right to minimize to taskbar. That is missing in Nightly. Firefox Beta and earlier have a square box on upper right to go from maximized screen to normal screen.Now, double clicking on the top bar does the latter, but that box is missing in NIghtly.

As a result, Nightly has become unusable. I early await the fix.

Asked by Al Kolkin 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Outlook.com email images are not loading

For some reason images are not loading in Outlook.com when I use Firefox. Images load fine when using Chrome or Edge, but Firefox is my preferred browser. Is anyone havin… (read more)

For some reason images are not loading in Outlook.com when I use Firefox. Images load fine when using Chrome or Edge, but Firefox is my preferred browser. Is anyone having a similar issue. I know there was recently an issue with the site itself but it seems MS resolved it but perhaps whatever they did only fixed the issue for chromium engines?

Firefox Version 93 64-bit

  • I have used troubleshoot mode and it works temporarily so I thought it was an extension and turned them all off but the issue persists. I reset Firefox but it did not correct the issue.
  • I have disabled the tracking protection and no change
  • I went in to Outlook.com settings and toggled the 'Use outlook services to load images' and no change.
  • Emails are marked as safe senders.

I think I hit all the major tips I have read online so I'm hoping I'm overlooking something. Any thoughts?

Asked by Kris 3 days ago

Answered by Kris 3 days ago

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Import of bookmarks from a file

I have tried to follow you guidlines but do not see any way to import my cv file. Only options are from other browsers. the file I want is from Firefox I saved earlier.… (read more)

I have tried to follow you guidlines but do not see any way to import my cv file. Only options are from other browsers. the file I want is from Firefox I saved earlier. systems had to be reinstalled and I am trying to recover. thanks

Asked by denkathy 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Nightly 95 on Windows 11 - Minimize & Maximize Buttons Are Missing

I have recently clean installed Windows 11 on my computer. I have noticed with the current Nightly 95 install that the minimize & maximize buttons are completely gone… (read more)

I have recently clean installed Windows 11 on my computer. I have noticed with the current Nightly 95 install that the minimize & maximize buttons are completely gone, only the close button is there. Even when I click on the area where the 2 missing buttons are nothing happens. When I double click the same area, the area behaves the same way as the rest of the top bar, it either makes the current window become a smaller window or a full window.

I have also installed Firefox 93 and 94 Beta 6, they both behave as normal with the minimize and maximize buttons visible and usable, just like any other program or Firefox version ever on Windows. Also, before I clean installed Windows 11, I used Nightly 95 on Windows 10 within the last day or so and I don't recall ever having this behavior happen there either.

Is this behavior on Nightly 95 on Windows 11 intentional or an error? I know Firefox has and is going through a massive GUI update and other user facing changes with Proton, but wasn't sure if this had anything to do with the trouble I am experiencing. I also understand that Nightly may have a lot of changes and features that are unique to it. I honestly just wasn't sure about this issue.

Thank you in advance for any and all help!

Asked by 7apple7 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Google Calendar Problem in Firefox

I use Google Calendar on my PC, my Android phone, and even my Kindle Fire. Problem appears only on my pc when using Google Calendar in Firefox (when I use Chrome, everyt… (read more)

I use Google Calendar on my PC, my Android phone, and even my Kindle Fire. Problem appears only on my pc when using Google Calendar in Firefox (when I use Chrome, everything is fine). In two months (so far, Oct 2021 and January 2022) NO EVENTS SHOW UP. If I enter an event in either of these months, it will show in Chrome, my android, and Kindle. BUT those 2 months are completely blank when using calendar in Firefox. Clearing cache, disabling Adblock for the calendar page(s), reloading has not helped. I would really appreciate any possible solutions/help. Thank you

Asked by wwthomp47 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Firefox 93.0 causing graphic resolution issue in Facebook - Candy Crush - Win10 PC

Facebook - Candy Crush - Win10 PC game image and text is brighter - less vibrant and fuzzy in latest Firefox 93.0 version. Confirmed by downgrading back to 92.0.1 and gam… (read more)

Facebook - Candy Crush - Win10 PC game image and text is brighter - less vibrant and fuzzy in latest Firefox 93.0 version. Confirmed by downgrading back to 92.0.1 and game was crisp and clear again. Went through all the recommended trouble shooting basics - clear cash and history, check Firefox settings = no improvement. First screen shot below is 93.0 Second screen shot is 92.0.1

Asked by PlatonicSolid 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Bookmarks not working

I got a new computer, installed Firefox. I was able to transfer all my passwords, but none of my bookmarks came with. I deleted and reinstalled a few time to no avail, I … (read more)

I got a new computer, installed Firefox. I was able to transfer all my passwords, but none of my bookmarks came with. I deleted and reinstalled a few time to no avail, I was able to get everything over with chrome (is firefox on my other computer), but this one I cannot even add a bookmark by clicking on the star.....

Asked by ragtopjrz 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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tube videos download

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any video… (read more)

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any videos. I removed all the you-tube apps and reinstalled and nothing changes, is there an add-on that will give me the download option? I am using windows 10 and everything I have has been updated, and I have been doing this for years so something has changed.

Asked by AL 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Youtube does not load anything

As of today, Youtube will not load. There have been other threads with the same problem, but no solutions have been listed. I have already tried disabling all of my exten… (read more)

As of today, Youtube will not load. There have been other threads with the same problem, but no solutions have been listed. I have already tried disabling all of my extensions, no luck. I have already cleared my cookies/cache from youtube, no luck. What the heck firefox?

Asked by horriblehenry3 6 days ago

Answered by horriblehenry3 6 days ago

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Suddenly can't dismiss find (control-F)

When I use control-F to search in a page, a ribbon appears at the bottom of the page with a search bar and associated controls. Somewhere on that bar, there should be an … (read more)

When I use control-F to search in a page, a ribbon appears at the bottom of the page with a search bar and associated controls. Somewhere on that bar, there should be an "X" to dismiss the search. It's not there anymore. (See screenshot.) The only way I've found to dismiss the search is to put the cursor in the search bar and press the ESC key. That's a bother. This must be a new bug, right?

Asked by Dan Robinson 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago