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Search Engine Stuck on Amazon After Updating to Firefox 99.0.1 on Monterey 12.3.1

A short while ago, Firefox was automatically updated to 99.0.1 on my iMac running Monterey 12.3.1. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the search engine is stuck on Amazon … (read more)

A short while ago, Firefox was automatically updated to 99.0.1 on my iMac running Monterey 12.3.1. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the search engine is stuck on Amazon with no other search engine options available. I normally use Google.

Even if I go into the Firefox settings to the "Search" panel, it is showing ONLY Amazon as the available option in the pull-down menu under "Default Search Engine". In the "Search Bar" section, I have it set to "Add search bar in tool bar". But even if I set it to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", and then switch it back to "Add search bar in tool bar", Amazon still remains the only available search engine.

As a last step, I installed the "Google Search" add-on by 3Indian to see if I could get back my Google search engine, but Google still doesn't show up as an option anywhere, and I am still stuck with just Amazon.

Is this a bug in the latest Firefox build? Did the developers forget to enable something when they did this build perhaps?

Asked by WordWeaver 3 months ago

Answered by WordWeaver 3 months ago

PASSWORD MANGER

I have sent several emails and get no reply, how am I suposed to fix check or see my saved passwords if they all look like this...3b4a3f36-7056-4eee-bcb3-2b0838fa07e1 … (read more)

I have sent several emails and get no reply, how am I suposed to fix check or see my saved passwords if they all look like this...3b4a3f36-7056-4eee-bcb3-2b0838fa07e1

Asked by The Boss 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days 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 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox is not applying userChrome.css

Hello, so I am not very experienced and recently discovered how to customize Fire Fox using the userChrome.css file. I went through all of the steps that are required in … (read more)

Hello, so I am not very experienced and recently discovered how to customize Fire Fox using the userChrome.css file. I went through all of the steps that are required in order to do this. I set up a folder called chrome in the directory /Users/my name/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/x1oheo82.default-release To test if it works I wrote this into the userChrome.css file: @namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul"); /* set default namespace to XUL */

  1. TabsToolbar{ background-color: #FF0000 !important }

and set toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to true After restarting Fire Fox I saw that nothing changed. I double checked if there was a hidden file extension or if I might be in the wrong directory. I tried different code to see if there was some error in the code but nothing changed. I watched countless tutorials on You Tube and tried to find answers on google but nothing that I did seemed to help. I don't know if it has something to do with the operating system I am running or if it is a limitation of my computer hardware (I am running Fire Fox on an m1 mac).

Asked by Arihx 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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I cannot see saved credit cards in Privacy & Security Firefox 99.01

I cannot see saved credit cards in Privacy & Security Firefox 99.01. I moved from a mac to Windows, and sync'd everything. I have no option to see saved credit cards… (read more)

I cannot see saved credit cards in Privacy & Security Firefox 99.01.

I moved from a mac to Windows, and sync'd everything. I have no option to see saved credit cards in Firefox Privacy & Security.

Please help?

Asked by Neil 3 months ago

Answered by Neil 3 months ago

Bookmark toolbar font size

‘Beautiful new 27in iMAC with Retina Display. But the fonts in the toolbar as now so small as to be unreadble (old guy eyes). But I can't find anwhere in Preferences or o… (read more)

‘Beautiful new 27in iMAC with Retina Display. But the fonts in the toolbar as now so small as to be unreadble (old guy eyes). But I can't find anwhere in Preferences or otherwise to enlarge them.’ Easy to enlarge the text on the webpages themselves - but not in the toolbar. HELP

Asked by mmtodd 3 months ago

Last reply by mmtodd 3 months ago

Firefox Cannot Access A Site

I have used Firefox to access a site for an online bank, Synchrony. I was able to establish an account at this site and access my information. Now I sometimes can use t… (read more)

I have used Firefox to access a site for an online bank, Synchrony. I was able to establish an account at this site and access my information. Now I sometimes can use the site but more often receive an error message, "Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://auth.synchronybank.com/account/login" on this server. Reference #18.d4eb7068.1649606742.54b71ed."

When I spoke with someone in the Tech Support group for the bank she said the problem was with Firefox and not something they could address. I am able to get to my account using Microsoft Edge, as I have to to get to another site, Shockwave.com.

I much prefer using Firefox than switching browsers for certain sites. I would appreciate if someone at Mozilla investigate these anomalies and determine the appropriate fox within the app. I don't know what changes were made in Firefox when it was updated to my current version, 99.0 64-bit.

Thank you.

Asked by crl4242 4 months ago

Last reply by crl4242 3 months ago

Firefox crashes sometimes after downloading a file

Recently my Firefox crashes sometimes when downloading a file for example from Yahoo mail. This is not happening always, but sometimes when downloading a file. I have the… (read more)

Recently my Firefox crashes sometimes when downloading a file for example from Yahoo mail. This is not happening always, but sometimes when downloading a file. I have the latest version of Firefox, Windows 10. I changed password, deleted cookies, did full virus scan, but the problem still persists. Is this an issue of the new version of Firefox and will be fixed with the new update of Firefox ? This is happening only with Firefox and not with other browsers.

Asked by eladopoulos 3 months ago

Last reply by eladopoulos 1 week ago

Block on certain websites

I can't access certain websites when I attempt to leave feedback. I'm told to remove blocking. I clicked on the shield and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection on th… (read more)

I can't access certain websites when I attempt to leave feedback. I'm told to remove blocking. I clicked on the shield and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection on those sites. I also added the sites to the Exceptions list in Privacy & Security (Manage Exceptions). My Browser Privacy Settings are: Custom Choose which trackers and scripts to block. ✓Cookies: Cross-site Tracking Cookies ✓Tracking content: Only in Private Windows ✓Cryptominers ✓Fingerprinters

But I still can't access the sites.

Which settings do I need to change so I don't get blocked by the websites?

Asked by Denise 4 months ago

Last reply by Denise 4 months ago

Firefox very slow for www.finvasia.com, unable to do trading in firefox

I support open source movement and against tech giants and hence I love and want to use Firefox. I would use Firefox even if it is slow because on most sites delay of few… (read more)

I support open source movement and against tech giants and hence I love and want to use Firefox. I would use Firefox even if it is slow because on most sites delay of few seconds doesn't matter. But I do stock market trading and trading website of my broker (finvasia.com) is very slow in Firefox. On all chromium based browsers slowness is not there.

In trading delay of even one second is a matter of profit and loss (specially in scalping) and hence using Firefox is not possible as it is very slow for finvasia.com.

I have done screen recordings to give an idea of degree of slowness. First video is when finvisa is opened in a chromium based browser MIN. As you can see that when I change from holdings to position etc then delay is very less. (the yellow circle on the screen hardly complete one complete rotation and holding or position scree is opened). In this video you can also see that when I place order or modify it, everything happens so quickly.

Finvasia on chromium based browser

But in the below video (finvasia in firefox) you can see that when I switch from holding to position (00:2) the yellow circle (just above the pointer) makes 9 complete circle before showing the screen. When I click on Buy button on order screen (00:34) the order doesn't get fulfilled (the order rectangle didn't disappear). At 00:47 it said connection issue (There is no connection issue, wifi is working fine and never show any connection issue in chromium based browsers but in Firefox it shows in every order).

I kept waiting but order rectangle didn't go so finally I had to close it manually (1:45). After that when I switched to order screen it didn't show any single order. I tried to refresh the order screen (1:59) but nothing happened. So finally I refreshed the tab of browser. It was also hanged and after few click it worked and then you can see that there were many orders on order screen.

Finvasia on Firefox

As trading involves money and such delay can cause huge loss. Trading on Finvaisa.com is not possible if a person is using Firefox.

I also tried safe mode, and refreshing the Firefox, but problem didn't get solved. Kindly fix this problem.

Firefox version is latest (99) and I am attaching screenshot to give details about my system and OS.

Asked by Alok 3 months ago

Last reply by Alok 2 months ago

FF Window extends past monitor edge

When downloading files, FF opens a window to file manager. The window enables user to choose the download directory. But the window extends past the right side of the m… (read more)

When downloading files, FF opens a window to file manager. The window enables user to choose the download directory. But the window extends past the right side of the monitor, thus the "save" button is not displayed. Thus, files cannot be saved.

Asked by robgrune 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

Unsync my Firefox account from someone else's computer from a distance when no password was required

Hi. I was visiting someone and while I was there, I synced my Firefox account to his computer so I could do my personal business on it. I had it set up so I didn't need t… (read more)

Hi. I was visiting someone and while I was there, I synced my Firefox account to his computer so I could do my personal business on it. I had it set up so I didn't need to log in before using Firefox, though. I've seen instructions for how to unsync a device at a distance that advise one to change one's Firefox password, but I am not sure whether this would work in my case since I didn't have things set up on the other computer to require a Firefox password. If I changed my password, would the other computer revert to requiring a password to open Firefox?

The second part of the instructions I read advise one to also change all one's other passwords: "If you don't change the passwords for things like your bank account, it would still be possible for someone else to log into your account on your lost device." I don't understand why this would be the case. Since I have over 200 passwords, this would also be completely impractical for me. Could someone please shed some light on this matter? Thanks.

Asked by Firefoxhunt 3 months ago

Last reply by Firefoxhunt 3 months ago

Not able to prevent downloads

I have download set to always ask and consequently always get the, "What should Firefox do with this file?" dialogue box. 9 times out of 10 I choose, "Open with ... ". … (read more)

I have download set to always ask and consequently always get the, "What should Firefox do with this file?" dialogue box. 9 times out of 10 I choose, "Open with ... ". 10 times out of 10 Firefox also downloads the file. How can I stop FireFox downloading files I don't want ?

Asked by nikkkko 3 months ago

Last reply by nikkkko 3 months ago

Firefox Duplicate PDF File downloads

I see the thread was closed without a solutuion. The CIRCUMVENTION being 'fiddling' about with 'config'. Just to re-state.... Since Firefox 98, PDF files that are OPENED … (read more)

I see the thread was closed without a solutuion. The CIRCUMVENTION being 'fiddling' about with 'config'. Just to re-state.... Since Firefox 98, PDF files that are OPENED within Firefox are also automatically (and INCORRECTLY) downloaded. If the PDF file is subsequently requested to be downloaded (using the 'button' within the PDF display/window), Firefox will either: Prompt stating that the file already exists; or (if the user picks his/her own filename) a 2nd copy of the file will be downloaded. Sorry to be direct but THIS IS A BUG THAT NEEDS FIXING.

Asked by rob3109buy 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

MY SAVED PASSWORDS ARE NOT SHOWING ANYMORE

Hello Everyone, I am not sure what has happened but I had tons of passwords saved in my Mozilla browser. I have been using this since 2019 or 2020 and saved all of my pas… (read more)

Hello Everyone,

I am not sure what has happened but I had tons of passwords saved in my Mozilla browser. I have been using this since 2019 or 2020 and saved all of my passwords there. What happened is I was using my laptop and wasn't aware that the charger is not plugged in. While working my device turned off because of no battery. I connected the charger and restarted my device like normal. After I opened my browser(Mozilla Firefox) and ctrl+shift+t to open all the recently closed tabs, I was amazed to see that it restored many old sites like 1.5 month old websites instead of the one's which I was using. However, the recently closed one's were showing in the history. I opened the tabs from history that I needed and started using it normal. I have using Mozilla Firefox for good 2 years I never felt the need to remember any of my passwords. Everytime I have to create an account on any of the sites I just create a password once, at the time of sign up only and then click on SAVE PASSWORD so I don't have to remember it. I am guessing this is the normal practice that everyone does or may be a cast majority. I was doing my routine work, I tried to login to my account using the same way like you put in your email in the email section and then click on password section and select the user/email you want to use a password for and sign in. BUT TODAY WHEN I FOLLOWED THE SAME PROCEDURE, IT DOESN'T SHOW ME ANY SAVED PASSWORD WHICH WAS QUITE SURPRISING TO ME. I OPENED THE PASSWORD MENU FROM THE TOP RIGHT AND I WAS SHOCKED TO SEE THAT THERE WE ZERO, LITERALLY ZERO SAVED PASSWORDS. I REALLY NEED HELP WITH THIS BECAUSE THOSE WERE SO MANY PASSWORDS LIKE SERIOUSLY SO MANY.

THANK YOU, AMIR

Asked by sheikhaamir2014 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

My bookmarks menu on top randomly appears or disappears despite i selected "always show" in options

Despite i selected "always show" in the options of the menu toolbar, as indicated in many answers and guides, Mozilla keeps randomly to show or not to show (most of the t… (read more)

Despite i selected "always show" in the options of the menu toolbar, as indicated in many answers and guides, Mozilla keeps randomly to show or not to show (most of the times) my bookmarks in the top bar. The bookmarks are still there if i press on top on bookmarks in fact they appear, simply they are not anymore in the bar. I have reset several times to default from the options but it doesnt change anything. Any clue? Thank you

Asked by kazetnik 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

Firefox crashes/hangs cmputer when switching between tabs

Firefox crashes when switching between tabs. Worse than usual crash, the last page i was viewing is there but unresponsive to mouse or keyboard including contr-alt-delete… (read more)

Firefox crashes when switching between tabs. Worse than usual crash, the last page i was viewing is there but unresponsive to mouse or keyboard including contr-alt-delete. Must push and hold the power button on my Dell XPS8940. Windows 10 Home 21H2 OS Build 19044.1586. Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4170.0.

There was a window with 7 tabs, 1 playing a youtube video and 5 with videos not playing, one other site with no audio and another window with a website streaming only audio. When the system stopped, the speakers made an odd sort of buzz sound until powered off. I am on the latest version FF 99.0.1 but a similar crash happened on version 98.0.1. Before that this Dell never locked/crashed up this way.

This Dell PC has Realtek audio just like our HP W10 laptop and they both had issues when new with all sound not working when playing a youtube video only in Firefox (HP Feb 2021 and Dell Oct 2021). Launching Groove Music and playing an mp3 always got the sound working. Problem did not cause any program to crash. Windows updates to drives eventually fixed the problem but it only even happened in Firefox. Current problem is new in the last month or two and only on Dell.

Asked by MikeZZ 3 months ago

Last reply by MikeZZ 1 month ago

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Firefox download list opens by itself multiple times during the day

For about a month how I find that the Firefox download list opens by itself multiple times during the day. Most of the time I'm not even actively using firefox, it's just… (read more)

For about a month how I find that the Firefox download list opens by itself multiple times during the day. Most of the time I'm not even actively using firefox, it's just idling in the background. When it first happened I figured it'd be a quickly patched bug and so didn't ask around about it. But I've had a ff update since then and it still happens. Does anyone know why this is happening? I have not seen reports of this via search.

I'm on ff 9.0.1.

Asked by sparrowtwo 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

lost everything with firefox

my pc had friend so when i got a new one i lost all of my firefox data, how can i get all of it back so i was forced to start all over, i lost all my, bookmarks, tabs, hi… (read more)

my pc had friend so when i got a new one i lost all of my firefox data, how can i get all of it back so i was forced to start all over, i lost all my, bookmarks, tabs, history and saved passwords

Asked by dj_dean 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago