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How do you put the 'print preview' and 'print setup' commands into the 'file' menu if they are not there

I have looked high and low for information on this in FF tutorials and through google and have found no answer My wife's Windows PC somehow lost these two commands from t… (read more)

I have looked high and low for information on this in FF tutorials and through google and have found no answer My wife's Windows PC somehow lost these two commands from the 'file' section of the page

Asked by bgolfer 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 39 minutes ago

Passwords and Logins gone again!

I lost all my passwords & Logins on Feb. 23 2021. Firefox did an update without my permission & it didn't complete. I realized it yesterday and did the update. Al… (read more)

I lost all my passwords & Logins on Feb. 23 2021. Firefox did an update without my permission & it didn't complete. I realized it yesterday and did the update. All passwords & login's were back. Today I start my pc and they're gone again. I'm at a loss. What can I do next? Also lost all my settings I did yesterday.

Asked by dianejustyak 49 minutes ago

Disable checking for updates on 85.0.1?

I want to disable checking for updates, but the setting to do so has been removed. After updating fairly recently, I noticed that the setting located in: about:preference… (read more)

I want to disable checking for updates, but the setting to do so has been removed. After updating fairly recently, I noticed that the setting located in:

about:preferences#general

Was changed to "Check for updates but let you choose to install them" WITHOUT my permission. As a result of this change, I get nagged while I am working ALL THE TIME. Like, several times a day. Not just when the browser first starts, but while I am working. I am getting sick of it! It's become spam at this point, drawing my eyes away from work. and if you think spamming people will make them do it, think again.

In Windows 10 I got so fed up with the automatic updates disrupting work that I outright destroyed my computer's ability to EVER get a system update. If the nuclear option is available for Firefox I am prepared to do so if only to make it shut up already.

So anyway, please tell me, how do I make it stop nagging me about updates? and while I am at it, how do I kill the notification system entirely? because I never want any type of notification ever disrupting me while I am working.

Obviously Mozilla understands this sentiment, since the default behavior now is to hide notifications as described here:

https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/block-notification-requests/

So why be so in-your-face about updates?

NOTE: I am not against updates in general, but back in the 90's when software updates was optional I updated things far more often because I enjoyed having the ability to do research on an update before accepting it. This personal policy has resulted in me avoiding lots of bad updates that damaged other people's computers, but software that updates without permission like Chrome, for example, would constantly introduce bugs or change behavior without my permission in such a way that makes it largely unusable to me. On my chromebook computer I was able to temporarily block chromebook updates by manually setting the version number to a maximum value but the moment google found a way around that an update was pushed that screwed up touch screen functionality, so, realistically speaking, the heavy handed approach to updates is ultimately what causes me to stop updates. Ironically. While I understand a desire for security, these big companies just don't seem to realize that my computer is my own personal property so they can't treat it like it was under the authority of their IT department. I just want control over what my computer is doing. If and when I update it will be because I am ready to, not because someone else decided to force it on me.

Asked by Elliander 1 hour ago

Totally Stymied Please Help

Excuse my long winded explanation but I have a problem with an Acer Nitro Gaming Laptop that I bought 6 months ago when my HP laptop had a hard drive failure. I purchase… (read more)

Excuse my long winded explanation but I have a problem with an Acer Nitro Gaming Laptop that I bought 6 months ago when my HP laptop had a hard drive failure. I purchased the new Acer rather than have my HP repaired. After a month of frustration I sent my old HP for repair and have been waiting for a fix for the Acer that appears to have a software issue not a hardware problem. The issue that I'm having is that no matter which browser I'm using it frequently crashes while web browsing. Depending on which browser I'm using I will get the message Oh dear we encountered a problem, or Oh Snap your page crashed or status_access_violation.

The laptop has done this since fresh out of the box no matter what browser that I use and so far I've tried Edge, Chrome, Firefox, and Brave. They all crash which is downright frightening if you are in the midst of doing an online purchase or an online banking transaction. I prefer to use the Firefox browser and have used it for several years.

What I find most interesting is that if I use the old original Internet Explorer that comes in the Windows 10 accessories the laptop is stable and works flawlessly without issues. The main problem is that most web sites no longer support the old explorer and Windows in constantly wanting to update the browser to Edge. Since it works perfectly with the Internet Explorer it leads me to assume that I have a software, coding bug that is unique to the Acer laptop.

In the interim I have a $1,000 doorstop that is of no use to me until a solution is found to this problem. So far I have tried virtually every suggestion out there from updating to the latest versions of the software, trying different browsers and even tried renaming the executable files that initiate the browsers. I have also twice done a full factory reset and started over, none have worked. If anyone out there has a suggestion or solution to this my dilemma please contact me at fhmechanic@gmail.com Thanks!

Asked by fhpecenka 2 hours ago

Firefox has stopped working. Can't open it either normally nor in Safe mode.

Hi. Has anyone ever had this problem where Firefox suddenly does not work even after reinstalling it? I updated my Nvidia drivers to 461.40 and when I opened Firefox, it … (read more)

Hi. Has anyone ever had this problem where Firefox suddenly does not work even after reinstalling it?

I updated my Nvidia drivers to 461.40 and when I opened Firefox, it just came up with a blank white window.

I tried entering Safe mode by holding down the Shift button and opening it again but it just hung on the safe mode window that comes up. Tried pressing the buttons but nothing happened.

I thought it must have been the Nvidia update that's done this but I rolled back to the previous version and now Firefox won't even open. It just shows up as a process in task manager.

I've uninstalling and reinstalling to no avail.

Am I missing something?

Is there something in the old profiles that's preventing Firefox to open again?

I believe I was using Firefox 86, running Windows 10 Home.

Asked by Zeon04 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

ad photos or pictues to instagram using firefox on a windows 10 pc

I have instagram on my pc I can view others pictures and videos but i do not know how to do it from my firefox browser on my windows 10 pc. I am not really go… (read more)

I have instagram on my pc I can view others pictures and videos but i do not know how to do it from my firefox browser on my windows 10 pc. I am not really good at computer stuff so i do not wanty to mess this up . can some one tell me how Thanks

Asked by Mary 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

I end up here submitting opinion...

I would like to give my opinion, but your survey link is not working (https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/Give-feedback-landing-page) Well, I wanted to say that firefox for wi… (read more)

I would like to give my opinion, but your survey link is not working (https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/Give-feedback-landing-page)

Well, I wanted to say that firefox for windows needs better integration : - fingerprint reader for unlocking passwords instead of master password - windows trackpad gestures needs to be integrated (example: slide two fingers to left/right to go backward/forward in navigation)

Chrome and Edge do them already, I think you really need to this.

Regards.

Asked by olo06 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

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"simplify page" option missing in print preview

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. … (read more)

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. Without it many pages are impossible to print. How can I restore this feature?

Asked by dplant 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Two-sided printing rotating on wrong axis

How can I set two-sided printing to rotate on the long axis (so both sides are printed in the same direction, and when you turn the page you can keep reading easily)? Wi… (read more)

How can I set two-sided printing to rotate on the long axis (so both sides are printed in the same direction, and when you turn the page you can keep reading easily)? With the new upgrade it keeps defaulting to printing on the short axis (so the second side is printed upside down) which makes it very difficult to read smoothly. This has always been easy to set previously. Now the Print menu only allows you to toggle Two-Sided Printing on and off, not to choose the axis. The system dialog does include this setting, in theory, but it doesn't work. I have tried changing it to Long-Edge Binding several times. Each time I change the setting and print immediately, and it still prints with Short-Edge Binding which I do not want. Help! If this can't be fixed I will need to stop using two-sided printing entirely, which will mean wasting a lot of paper.

Asked by elkatd 1 week ago

Answered by Martin 1 day ago

Barcode fonts not working in Firefox

Our barcodes will not show up in firefox but are fine in every other browser. Specifically, it is the code39b font. Is there any way around this in firefox? Allowing webs… (read more)

Our barcodes will not show up in firefox but are fine in every other browser. Specifically, it is the code39b font. Is there any way around this in firefox? Allowing websites to choose their own fonts is enabled, and changing/disabling the sandbox also did not help. I have not found any helpful add-ons either. Please share if you have any ideas, thank you!

Asked by kbeatty613 5 hours ago

reader view souns...

my reader view has stopped playing the audio on text on web pges , altho videos and other sounds are coming through separately from reader view option.... what is wrong… (read more)

my reader view has stopped playing the audio on text on web pges , altho videos and other sounds are coming through separately from reader view option.... what is wrong ?

Asked by calgar 6 hours ago

Inability to play sound through bluetooth devices

I have pretty strong new asus laptop, and i have been using firefox as my main browser for a few weeks now flawlessly. 3 days ago i had a problem playing sound through a… (read more)

I have pretty strong new asus laptop, and i have been using firefox as my main browser for a few weeks now flawlessly. 3 days ago i had a problem playing sound through any of my butooth devices.

It was working on chrome spotify microsoft edge but not firefox. I have restarted my laptop, uninstalled the driver from my device manager and reinstalled it, refreshed firefox and uninstalled and reinstalled it back on my pc. Nothing has worked.

I have followed all solutions found here, i would appriciate all the help i can get.

Asked by Zeina 1 month ago

Last reply by vasalle 3 days ago

auto open and jump to other URL

hi: when i open the firefox browers, it auto open the "http://dq7.dhwz333.top" html, and then jump to "https://www.hao123.com/?tn=95184454_hao_pg". This is not my wish,i… (read more)

hi:

 when i open the firefox browers, it auto open the "http://dq7.dhwz333.top" html, and then jump to "https://www.hao123.com/?tn=95184454_hao_pg". This is not my wish,it trouble me.

when i input the “about:support” in the address window, i find that image below. How can i deal the problem, i can receive your replay using 707697339@qq.com,thanks.

Asked by 707697339 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

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What Happened to "Print Preview"?

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the wa… (read more)

A recent Firefox update has totally disrupted our ability to print from browser windows. There used to be a "Print Preview" button that allowed us to set things up the way we wanted them. That's now missing. As a result, stuff that used to cost us for ten pages now costs us for twenty pages. Also, when we print double-sided, the second side prints upside down.

This strikes me and my wife as a horrible development, and we would like to go back to the old version ASAP!

Asked by Anan 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Iphone Hotspot very slow .

So after the wonderful weather the east coast has got over the past few days. Internet is out with no eta when it will be fixed. So I have to use apple hotspot. Ive notic… (read more)

So after the wonderful weather the east coast has got over the past few days. Internet is out with no eta when it will be fixed. So I have to use apple hotspot. Ive noticed on firefox I only get up to 2.5 mbps download speeds. If I do a speed test it shows 36 to 44 mbps . Booted onto my old ssd drive with the same version of windows ten and as far as I know firefox. Firefox works fine on that drive. Ive also found out microsoft edge also works fine on my main m.2 ssd . I have no idea why firefox would be so slow, its like its limiting my speeds . But I checked and the throttling is turned off. I tried to uninstall firefox and reinstall didn't help.

I have no idea why speed test.net shows im getting 40+ mbps and youtube videos or just surfing the web is stuck at 2.5 mbps. any help or ideas would be great. Thanks.

Asked by sazabizc 5 days ago

Last reply by sazabizc 11 hours ago

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Message Banners Upon Opening Firefox for Windows 10

I'm surprised that a community-based web developer would flood its users with constant messages. I'm referring to when I open Firefox for Windows, and constantly receive… (read more)

I'm surprised that a community-based web developer would flood its users with constant messages. I'm referring to when I open Firefox for Windows, and constantly receive message banners at the bottom of the browser. You'd half expect it from a commercial web developer, but even they refrain from doing that.

Please stop this practice as it's very annoying and distracting. Perhaps a menu option for "Suggestions" where the user may opt to view such messages is a better idea than thrusting them constantly on the user.

In better news, I've noticed Firefox is a faster, less clunky browser than it has been in the past - good work :)

Asked by sodyinoz 14 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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Am I the only Mac user disappointed with Firefox 86's "improved Print functionality?"

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope! And there is no technical reason for this! Chro… (read more)

Firefox 86 for Windows gets a beautiful new Print dialog, with great Print Preview and other functionality. The Mac? Nope!

And there is no technical reason for this! Chrome/Vivaldi/Brave all have a similar dialog box that makes it easy not to waste paper when a website insists on printing a second page for a single word.

Come on, Mozilla! A little feature parity would be nice – especially for such basic functionality!

Asked by wmff 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago