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How to prevent ALL new firefox windows from opening? I want ONE INSTANCE ONLY.

I want to prevent pop ups, pop unders, etc. Literally not one answer was appropriate, so I am rephrasing the question. I want firefox to simply not even acknowledge the r… (read more)

I want to prevent pop ups, pop unders, etc. Literally not one answer was appropriate, so I am rephrasing the question. I want firefox to simply not even acknowledge the request to open ANY new window or tab from the html code, website, server etc. I don't even want it to alert me that is hasn't acknowledged the request to open a new window or tab. I don't EVER want to see a firefox window or tab or instance that I haven't directly caused via mouse or keyboard input, and I want it to be COMPLETELY transparent. How do I do that? (I don't care if the answer is long or technical.)

Asked by violetlaughter 7 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 years ago

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Tabs are on top, how do I place them beneath bookmark toolbar?

Mozilla just updated to version 29.0 beta. My browser was set up as following: File, Edit, View etc are first; then there is home button and address bar; then bookmark to… (read more)

Mozilla just updated to version 29.0 beta. My browser was set up as following:

File, Edit, View etc are first; then there is home button and address bar; then bookmark toolbar; and finally tabs.

Now tabs are on top of address bar and I can't move it down. I tried going about:config with browser.tabs.on Top but it just does not work at all.

I use default skin for Firefox and I don't have any visual add ons.

Asked by ilicstefan 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Annoying baloon pops up after text selection

I often read longer internet text in a way to select/higlight small portions of text (it is much easier for eyes). After updating on firefox 24.2.0, selecting any text ma… (read more)

I often read longer internet text in a way to select/higlight small portions of text (it is much easier for eyes). After updating on firefox 24.2.0, selecting any text makes small baloon pops up on end of selection, and cover some words...

Baloon has 4 search items: duckduck, google, wiki and canyon.

I can not find way to disable this baloon, but it is really annoying for me. Please help me. thx

Asked by BrziJoe 6 years ago

Answered by BrziJoe 6 years ago

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Unable to migrate my profile from XP to Win 7

I want to migrate my Firefox profile (bookmarks, passwords, last sites visited, installed extensions/apps settings etc) from my Win XP 64 machine to my new Win 7 machine.… (read more)

I want to migrate my Firefox profile (bookmarks, passwords, last sites visited, installed extensions/apps settings etc) from my Win XP 64 machine to my new Win 7 machine. Firefox is up to date (34.0. 5) on my XP 64 and Win 7 machines (I manually installed the active apps/extensions on Win 7). However Firefox was originally installed on my XP machine many years ago (at least 6) if that matters.

I've read the articles and tried everything I can think of but *nothing* works.

On my XP machine, I have only the default profile (from running Firefox with the -P option). This is located in C:\Documents And Settings\TexasTim65\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\1f2yd5bq.default

On my Win 7 machine I located the default profile in C:\Users\TexasTim65\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\bjy0sgis.default.

Try #1) I copied the 1f2yd5bq.default folder to Win 7. I run Firefox -P but the profile manager only sees the default profile. So it apparently can't detect new profiles randomly added to the Profiles folder. So that's a no-go.

Try #2) I open the bjy0sgis.default folder on Win 7. I delete everything in this folder. I then copy and paste in everything from 1f2yd5bq.default. I start Firefox and it's got nothing. No bookmarks, no last sites visited and I assume no password info or anything else. So this doesn't work for me either even though MANY people claim this is all they had to do.

Try #3) Using the profile manager on Win 7 I added a new profile called Main. I once again copied everything from 1f2yd5bq.default into the new profile. I set Main to be the default profile used (which I know works because it uses different extensions/plugins) but of course I have nothing from my copied profile.

So I'm stumped. Something is different about my setup that isn't allowing me to migrate over in a simple manner.

TIA,

Tim

P.S. Is there any thing I can do to get Firefox to create the EXACT same profile name under Win 7 as I had under XP? I would have thought the same username would generate the same default profile but apparently it doesn't.

Asked by TexasTim65 6 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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Firefox will not keep zoom settings, they keep reverting back to a default

I used to be able to change zoom using ctrl_scroll and it worked fine (to fit whole page on one screen with no scroll bars). Now, even after I do that, as soon as I go t… (read more)

I used to be able to change zoom using ctrl_scroll and it worked fine (to fit whole page on one screen with no scroll bars). Now, even after I do that, as soon as I go to a new site or change folders in gmail, it keep reverting back to a default zoom making the page too big to fit on one screen. It is particularly annoying with gmail..

Asked by HTIAW 10 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 years ago

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Where is foxit reader ocx.ocx. It fails to laoad a PDF

I can no longer get PDF files to print. The message is that foxit reader ocx.ocx failed to load. Where do I find it? I have a new computer running windows XP 64 bit … (read more)

I can no longer get PDF files to print. The message is that foxit reader ocx.ocx failed to load. Where do I find it?

I have a new computer running windows XP 64 bit

Asked by annegpullin 9 years ago

Answered by khanh231988 9 years ago

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how to display find toolbar on firefox startup?

I just upgraded to ff 6.0.2. My old version of ff had a change to the userChrome.css file: FindToolbar {display: -moz-box !important;} This causes the find toolbar to … (read more)

I just upgraded to ff 6.0.2.

My old version of ff had a change to the userChrome.css file:

  1. FindToolbar {display: -moz-box !important;}

This causes the find toolbar to appear on ff startup.

I want this functionality with 6.0.2.

You help is appreciated!

Asked by srlarkin 9 years ago

Answered by SafeBrowser 9 years ago

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after crash get back my informations

hi i had a bad experience ;-(, my pc crashed and i can not get to run again.... so i changed the hard disk and made fresh installation. i also made a new firefox install… (read more)

hi

i had a bad experience ;-(, my pc crashed and i can not get to run again.... so i changed the hard disk and made fresh installation. i also made a new firefox installation.

is there a possibility to get back the information from the other hard disk like bookmarks, passwords etc? i can not access the old firefox installation, so i can not create a backup or export a profile or book marks so i have no files.

but i can copy data from the old hard disk.

is there a way to manage this

thank you regards f.

Asked by fsa1 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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Can't view frontview home page of netgear NAS, "The URL is not valid and cannot be loaded"

Did a clean install of win XP x64 after a registry problem gone bad. At the same time updated from ff 8.x to the newest 9.0.1 and can at the present not log on to the rea… (read more)

Did a clean install of win XP x64 after a registry problem gone bad. At the same time updated from ff 8.x to the newest 9.0.1 and can at the present not log on to the readynasNV+ from netgear using it's web interface. Also can't view the bitorent page of same machine. On the previous version I got a security pop-up with this but after puting that aside as an exception no further problems with it. I can acces it in IE 6.0 no problem except for similar security pop-ups.

Asked by oudijzergek 9 years ago

Answered by oudijzergek 9 years ago

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Firefox freezes due to a script running. how can I stop it or fix it

I keep having a script run when I am playing Face Book games Especially Battle Pirates and it freezes everything. What can i do to stop it? Or fix it so it dosen't freeze… (read more)

I keep having a script run when I am playing Face Book games Especially Battle Pirates and it freezes everything. What can i do to stop it? Or fix it so it dosen't freeze my game?

This script runs over and over while I am playing Battle Pirates. Every time it runs it freezes the darn game and I have to click and click on the screen before a box pops up with a long string and asks if I want to stop the string. This is what it says:

"A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete."

" Script:http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/...tS5XVSwP/ks:42 "

What is this and dose it need to run or is it a hacker messing with me and my FF browser ?

When I'm in the middle of a battle screen and it freezes it messes me up. If I am in full screen when it freezes it throws me to another open Browser tab or out of full screen if i don't have another open.

What is this? Something to do with FaceBook? A Hacker ? A BP game glitch. please help. This is driving me crazy. Imagine being in the middle of the best part of a BP battle and freeze.... then click click click i go and zoom to another open window away from the battle so i no longer have a view of the fight let alone control it or boom to non full screen and 1/2 the screen is obscured.

It just happened again while I was typing this request for help. I have a window open with BP also and it took me there. HELP

Asked by Knight-Errent-56 9 years ago

Answered by Matt_G 9 years ago

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Doesn't set the focus on textbox when moving to new tab

Hi, I am using Firefox and I love to browse websites using it. But after updating to version 10.0 I am facing problem. The focus doesn't set on textbox of Google search w… (read more)

Hi,

I am using Firefox and I love to browse websites using it.

But after updating to version 10.0 I am facing problem. The focus doesn't set on textbox of Google search when I open new tab and click on textbox, I have to click on another tasks manager item and then I can see the focus.

I am facing this problem everyday and this happened after updating to this newer version only I was not facing this before.

Asked by klalwani 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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From Firefox v10. Page Setup, Print Preview and Print don't seem to work with XP PRO SP2 x64, but work normally with Win7 x64.

Page Setup merely changes the topmost title line and freezes the screen except for the ability to close the page and return to the page from which Page Setup was invoked.… (read more)

Page Setup merely changes the topmost title line and freezes the screen except for the ability to close the page and return to the page from which Page Setup was invoked. Print Preview presents a monochrome grey page with the normal menu features that are normally responsive except for the Page Setup function. Print prints a blank page always. Noticed the problems with Firefox versions 10 and 11 and 12 beta, with XP Pro SP2 x64. Firefox version 11 does not have these problems with Windows 7 ult x64.

Asked by ravogel 9 years ago

Answered by Vivek 9 years ago

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Search on screen bottom disappears when closing tab

With Firefox version 25.0 the behaviour of the "search" field (bottom left) seems to have changed: when I have multiple tabs opened and search i.e. in tab 1 for "search s… (read more)

With Firefox version 25.0 the behaviour of the "search" field (bottom left) seems to have changed: when I have multiple tabs opened and search i.e. in tab 1 for "search string" the other tabs don´t feature the same search. Instead I need to CTRL + F and enter the search string for every tab.

This slows down searching massively - typically you may open a bunch of Google links and then scan for the same search string.

Is there any setting I may use to overcome this? Or are there plans to revert to the "old style" behaviour?

Thanks a lot! Andreas

Asked by aberkl 7 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 7 years ago

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When I download a file, it downloads up to 90%, and it get hold there

Since the last update of Firefox Beta 32.0.. I have been unable of downloading files. It start to download, and when it reach approx the 90%.. it holds there and doesn't … (read more)

Since the last update of Firefox Beta 32.0.. I have been unable of downloading files. It start to download, and when it reach approx the 90%.. it holds there and doesn't continue. I already tested in some webpages and I obtain the same results.

Asked by cdelolmo63 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago