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Firefox downloading 0 byte htm files moz-safe-about resources

I was watching anime today on some site and my firefox was downloading many files without my knowledge into my download folder. I'm worried that it can be some viruses? T… (read more)

I was watching anime today on some site and my firefox was downloading many files without my knowledge into my download folder. I'm worried that it can be some viruses? This is a screenshoot. Should i be worried? Thank you for help.

Asked by t.martynik 5 months ago

Last reply by ReachMrSparks 3 weeks ago

printing Yahoo emails

I'm using Firefox version 99.0. Windows 10, version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1586 I am on the web page for Yahoo Mail. When I need to print an email 1. If I print using the s… (read more)

I'm using Firefox version 99.0. Windows 10, version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1586 I am on the web page for Yahoo Mail. When I need to print an email 1. If I print using the system print dialog: The heading of the email (Headline,From, To, and Date) prints. The rest of that page does not print. The text of the second page prints.

Asked by billth87 5 months ago

Last reply by konocwa 1 week ago

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Disable "What's new with Firefox" page

Ever since the "What's new with Firefox" page contained an ad for a movie, I want to disable it as I find it objectionable that a decision to include advertising on that … (read more)

Ever since the "What's new with Firefox" page contained an ad for a movie, I want to disable it as I find it objectionable that a decision to include advertising on that page was made. How does one disable this page from being displayed after Firefox is updated and restarted?

Asked by brian234 5 months ago

Answered by brian234 5 months ago

Not Able to Upload

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from wor… (read more)

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from working. Does anyone know how to fix it?

Asked by drlinmorel 4 months ago

Last reply by george6996 1 month ago

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Word file has no application to open it.

I download then open many student files each day. PDFs open fine automatically, but never Word files. In the Applications settings dialog, I have tried to choose the file… (read more)

I download then open many student files each day. PDFs open fine automatically, but never Word files. In the Applications settings dialog, I have tried to choose the file format docx and doc. But neither are recognised as a valid file type. I realise that Microsoft is a bully and Mozilla may be trying to discourage its use, but I and the students are stuck with Word. How come docs and doc are invalid and how can I persuade Firefox to open them?

Thank you

Asked by cvhorie 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

not able to sign in on my account or track packages on FEDEX website.

not able to sign in on my account or track packages on FEDEX website. I talked with FEDEX and they say to try another browser and when I do the site works. I have tried… (read more)

not able to sign in on my account or track packages on FEDEX website. I talked with FEDEX and they say to try another browser and when I do the site works. I have tried taking off enhanced tracking and restarting in safe mode I cleared cookies and all. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by leggettandassoc 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/ loading issue on firefox

When I open https://www.washingtonpost.com/ it loads but after a few seconds it goes blank. This started a few days ago and only happens on firefox. … (read more)

When I open https://www.washingtonpost.com/ it loads but after a few seconds it goes blank. This started a few days ago and only happens on firefox.

Asked by TVLoC 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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How do I search only specific folders when using the bookmarks searchbar?

Whenever I use the searchbar in the bookmarks manager, it always searches all of my bookmarks, but sometimes I might only want to search for that query within a specific … (read more)

Whenever I use the searchbar in the bookmarks manager, it always searches all of my bookmarks, but sometimes I might only want to search for that query within a specific folder. Is there any way to limit a bookmarks search to only a specific folder rather than the entirety of my bookmarks?

Asked by tfaholic09 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Downloads

When I download a file before I even have a chance to save or open the file Firefox downloads the file and puts it on my desktop. I have to look at lots of .pdf files and… (read more)

When I download a file before I even have a chance to save or open the file Firefox downloads the file and puts it on my desktop. I have to look at lots of .pdf files and this a bit annoying as I have to keep deleting all the files I dont want. The dialog box opens and I always choose open rather than save but Firefox has already saved a copy to my desktop. How can I stop this autosave please ? Cheers.

Asked by muttleythedawg 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Cannot play CNN videos

I cannot play CNN videos in Firefox. They will not start. I can play them in Microsoft Edge and on my iPhone. I can play other videos in Firefox from, say, YouTube. It's… (read more)

I cannot play CNN videos in Firefox. They will not start. I can play them in Microsoft Edge and on my iPhone. I can play other videos in Firefox from, say, YouTube. It's just CNN that seems to be the problem. I have a Windows 10 PC.

Asked by Hewitt Rose 5 months ago

Answered by Hewitt Rose 5 months ago

How do we send SMS (text) messages to cell phones from Firefox on a PC?

My PC uses Firefox as its primary OS. I have Microsoft Mail configured for my Outlook accounts. How can I send and receive text (SMS) messages to and from cell phones? … (read more)

My PC uses Firefox as its primary OS. I have Microsoft Mail configured for my Outlook accounts. How can I send and receive text (SMS) messages to and from cell phones? Is there an add-on for Firefox? Or, is this an issue for Microsoft Mail? Thanks.

Asked by Bedfordite 5 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 months ago

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after saving a file the "download list of files" pops up - where do i turn this off?

I browse web, I see an image to save. prior to today (03-09-2022) I click save as and it saved file to my downloads folder. but today, I click save as and instantly the l… (read more)

I browse web, I see an image to save. prior to today (03-09-2022) I click save as and it saved file to my downloads folder. but today, I click save as and instantly the list of files I saved pops up on right side. below the list of files it shows "show all downloads"

this window is easily accessible by left clicking clicking the download icon. i do not want this box popping up on each file/image saved. or rather, why is it doing it suddenly?

running 2 addons: TinEye - reverse image search Video DownLoadHelper

both of these I have zero issues with and have been running them both circa firefox 45? or older

Asked by Kaaz 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Video playback not working

For a few days now, I have not been able to play videos. I get this message in the video screen: "If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device." When I o… (read more)

For a few days now, I have not been able to play videos. I get this message in the video screen: "If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device." When I opened Firefox in Troubleshooting mode, the video played OK and then when I stopped Troubleshooting mode the videos continued to play OK. However, on the next day the problem reappears. What's going on? Thanks in anticipation, Frank

Asked by callfrankplumber 6 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 months ago

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Disable tab refresh when switching - no solution

I have tried all of the about:config options to disable the auto-reload of the tabs. I have this working fine on my old machine macbook pro 2015 (same firefox version), b… (read more)

I have tried all of the about:config options to disable the auto-reload of the tabs. I have this working fine on my old machine macbook pro 2015 (same firefox version), but on the macbook pro 2019 i cannot get it to stop. Any help would be great as I need to switch between tabs during meetings and dont want them to keep relaoding

Asked by dubado 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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[ENG] Expressing Gratitude toward all the firefox inc family

Hello my dear friends, Hello my beloved family, Hello Everyone, This is the first time reaching your support because i never had any issue with any of your products ( I m… (read more)

Hello my dear friends, Hello my beloved family, Hello Everyone,

This is the first time reaching your support because i never had any issue with any of your products ( I mainly use firefox as a browser for pc(ubuntu) but also on android devices).

I am writing you this email to express my gratitude and happiness for being a faithfull user since your debut(at least since when i had internet and a pc in the old days :D)

I really loved your professional attitude. I really learned alot from YOU. I really love you.

Plz continue your greate ACTIONS( at least this is what i think) and don't let the giants of internet ( i won't name any company so they don't sue me hhhh) try to confuse use or steal your faith in the "STRONG COMMUNITY".

YOU KNOW WHY BECAUSE ALL THESE giants BETRAYED MY EXPECTATIONS (at least the major ones that i know) BUT ONLY ONLY ONLY ONE PRODUCT NEVER BETRAYED MY EXPECTATIONS !!!

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THIS PRODUCT IS "FIREFOX BROWSER" (i swear to god to all gods in all languages that this is TRUE at least for me :D)

Really love YOU ALL. Your Sincerally. Your thankfully. Your Brother.

Best REGARDS Ibrahim BEDOUI (TN)

Asked by brahimbedoui 6 months ago

Last reply by Paul 6 months ago

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Firefox will not stay in a light theme.

I don't want a dark theme and have tried numerous times to change it to a light theme. Within a min. Firefox returns to a default dark theme without me touching anything.… (read more)

I don't want a dark theme and have tried numerous times to change it to a light theme. Within a min. Firefox returns to a default dark theme without me touching anything. Is there something that I am missing or is this newer browser in need of repair? This is getting old, I have used Firefox for years, never had a problem with kind of issue before. Thanks

Asked by garmbell 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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Firefox communication ceases

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208) I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot a… (read more)

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208)

I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot appears in the icon for the "Open Application Menu"), FF becomes unresponsive in a way. When it happens: It does not totally freeze. I can select/switch between existing tabs & scroll thru their pages. I can close tabs. I can open a new empty tab. But I can't load or refresh any pages. The only fix is to do the update, and re-launch.

Since the developer edition gets updated frequently, it is a pain.

I like the Developer Tools! But... How can I scale back the FF "update frequency", or "change the channel", so updates are, like monthly at most?

thank you.

Asked by richs2 6 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 months ago

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YouTube Video GPU Decoding only works in Troubleshooting Mode

I recently upgraded graphics cards from an Nvidia GTX 1080 to an AMD 6900XT. Since then I noticed video stuttering on YouTube while playing 4k videos, especially noticeab… (read more)

I recently upgraded graphics cards from an Nvidia GTX 1080 to an AMD 6900XT. Since then I noticed video stuttering on YouTube while playing 4k videos, especially noticeable at 4k/60FPS (example video ). Prior to the upgrade, I was not experiencing issues.

I monitored task manager as the video was playing to see CPU usage, which was sitting at 25% (4 core 8 thread CPU). GPU usage was fluctuating from 1-3%.

I tried resetting all the changed configuration options in about:config, removing all add-ons, "Refreshing" Firefox, and ultimately uninstalling and reinstalling. Nothing has worked so far except for "Troubleshooting mode" in about:support. In that mode, I experience no stuttering and GPU usage rises to 25-35% with the video playing, even before I reinstalled.

This most likely isn't a networking issue as the "Stats for nerds" option on the YouTube video shows I have 10-20s of buffer while the video is still stuttering.

I would like to find out what's different about Troubleshooting Mode that is not giving me the same problem while in "Normal Mode". Any advice?

Asked by Jacob 6 months ago

Answered by Jacob 5 months ago

Firefox downloads

When I download now (.cpp files) I am no longer able to open the files with VS community without the file being downloaded on my computer instead of temporarily stored in… (read more)

When I download now (.cpp files) I am no longer able to open the files with VS community without the file being downloaded on my computer instead of temporarily stored in my ram. This is critical for me when marking as a TA.

Asked by fampow1 6 months ago

Last reply by fampow1 5 months ago