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Firefox says it is not my default browser

I had Firefox 89 when this morning I could not watch my Amazon videos because I kept getting a message saying that I needed to upgrade my Chrome browser. Since I never u… (read more)

I had Firefox 89 when this morning I could not watch my Amazon videos because I kept getting a message saying that I needed to upgrade my Chrome browser. Since I never use Chrome, I decided to check if Firefox was at the latest version. When I clicked into options, I saw a notice saying that Firefox is not my default browser. I thought that somehow something had messed up my settings since I made Firefox my default browser when I first bought this computer over a yea ago, so I clicked the button to set it as default. That took me to Windows settings which showed that Firefox was already my default browser.

Since then I have restarted the computer multiple times; upgraded to Firefox 90 and restarted; deleted Chrome; reset Firefox; gone to Windows settings and changed my default browser to Edge. then later reset it back to Firefox.

The Firefox options STILL indicate that Firefox is not my default browser.

What is going on? Does anyone have any ideas?

I first noticed this after I could not play my Amazon videos this morning -- which I can play now after having reset Firefox -- but I am worried that this will affect other things.

Asked by CatherineHP 5 hours ago

Last reply by CatherineHP 57 minutes ago

Firefox stops responding and sometimes turns itself off

I have two problems with Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit). 1. Sometimes the program stops responding; sometimes it restarts on its own but sometimes I have to close it. 2. Somet… (read more)

I have two problems with Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit).

1. Sometimes the program stops responding; sometimes it restarts on its own but sometimes I have to close it.

2. Sometimes when I switch from Firefox to another open program Firefox closes on its own.

Thanks.

Asked by crl4242 23 hours ago

Last reply by crl4242 1 hour ago

Images not loading on random sites

About a day or two ago, random images stopped loading on sites I visit regularly. I haven't changed anything on the browser. In fact, I disabled add-ons to see if it woul… (read more)

About a day or two ago, random images stopped loading on sites I visit regularly.

I haven't changed anything on the browser. In fact, I disabled add-ons to see if it would fix the problem (it hasn't).

I'm already neurotic about deleting the cache and such after bold texteverybold text session every day.

It only occurs on Firefox desktop (90.0.2 64-bit); everything loads fine on mobile and on other desktop browsers.

Asked by BuddyL 1 hour ago

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Firefox has been deleted from my computer, can't reinstall

I tried to read my email today after a few days of not being on my computer. It wasn't working correctly so I shut down the browser to try again. Firefox is no longer o… (read more)

I tried to read my email today after a few days of not being on my computer. It wasn't working correctly so I shut down the browser to try again. Firefox is no longer on my computer, the shortcut is broken and I can't find it in the list of programs. I tried to reinstall and at the end it said: Hmmm. For some reason, we could not install Firefox. Choose OK to start over." I shut down my computer to try again and get the same result. Help! Is Microsoft blocking Firefox?

Asked by sprocketzz 2 hours ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 hour ago

Firefox color management on Mac seems broken, renders all color over saturate.

My Firefox version is 86.0 on Mac. OS Version is 11.2.2 Big Sur. I found that basically all color rendered in Firefox is more vibrant than Safari and Chrome, maybe Firefo… (read more)

My Firefox version is 86.0 on Mac. OS Version is 11.2.2 Big Sur.

I found that basically all color rendered in Firefox is more vibrant than Safari and Chrome, maybe Firefox doesn't handles color management right and renders sRGB in full P3 color space, lead to a over saturate color for almost every element on webpage.

Hopes firefox can fix this soon, I love the efficiency and privacy features on Firefox, This is the only bit I found a little uncomfortable.

You can test your browser here: https://cameratico.com/tools/web-browser-color-management-test/ if you have a P3 support Mac or Windows.

Asked by abnernat 4 months ago

Last reply by GadsdenGurl 1 hour ago

How do I install the 32 bit version of Firefox?

This is to fix Windows 10 stubbornly refusing to allow Firefox 64 bit as my default browser. Windows 10 will not list Firefox as an option for my default browser, and I c… (read more)

This is to fix Windows 10 stubbornly refusing to allow Firefox 64 bit as my default browser. Windows 10 will not list Firefox as an option for my default browser, and I cannot select what is not offered as an option.

Asked by RikJimTom 1 hour ago

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6/7/21 Firefox Update made tabs and tool bar at top all same color.

6/7/21 Firefox just did an update on my computer. Before, the tool bar at the top was dark gray and the tabs were easily distinguishable. Now the entire area above the… (read more)

6/7/21 Firefox just did an update on my computer. Before, the tool bar at the top was dark gray and the tabs were easily distinguishable. Now the entire area above the URL is light gray. I would prefer more contrast between the tool bar and the tabs. What happened? Thank you.

Asked by ozarkslandscaper 1 month ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 month ago

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colour of tabs bar and search bar has changed...

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am no… (read more)

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am not aware that I have changed any setting myself. And I dont recall any FF update yesterday or today... I have looked through all the FF "settings" options and found nothing relevant there. Is there maybe an option buried somewhere to change the background colour? Oh, and I am not a geek or a nerd, so cannot understand any nitty-gritty stuff! Thank you for your time.

Asked by VIKING13 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago

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File Menu Window

While pressing Alt+CapsLock, the file menu window will open, because of this, another command cannot be executed, is it possible to turn it off somehow or change the keys… (read more)

While pressing Alt+CapsLock, the file menu window will open, because of this, another command cannot be executed, is it possible to turn it off somehow or change the keys

Asked by TatarMen 8 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Print Projects Only Print in the Left top 1/4 Page

I just bought an HP Officejet 9018. I tried printing a receipt that was sent as an attachment to my gmail. It only prints very small in the upper left hand corner even th… (read more)

I just bought an HP Officejet 9018. I tried printing a receipt that was sent as an attachment to my gmail. It only prints very small in the upper left hand corner even though the print preview looks normal. I tried to print a return label that Amazon sent me a link to. It printed the same way. I called HP & after connecting with my laptop & trying many different settings unsuccessfully, they had me try to print from Chrome. The attached receipt in gmail & the return label printed fine from Chrome. It also printed fine from my gmail in my Android phone & my iPad, so the issue is only when in Firefox on my Windows 10 computer. My saved documents print fine. I just updated to the latest Firefox today, but the issue started when I got the HP printer & tried to print while using Firefox 2 days ago.

I saw instructions in here on checking the paper_data. It shows letter. I changed from "fit to page width" to Scale 100. I still have the same issue. There was one other instructions given to someone in Mozilla Support to click "file" & then something else, but I have nothing on my page that says "file". I assume the person answering the question thought the person asking was trying to print a saved document, but that wasn't the case.

I tried to attach screen prints, but my laptop is having issues & isn't saving them for some odd reason, yet I can see them in the "recents" in Microsoft Word. I save them again, but the same thing. It isn't in the folder when I click "browse" on "Add images" below.

What else can I do? it's such a pain to have to go to Chrome every time I want to print something. Thanks

Asked by Deanna 2 months ago

Last reply by donnasue76 2 hours ago

Firefox HTML5 Video Audio crackles

when embedding a bigger video in firefox i got audio bugs. It crackles like an old movie. No problems in Chrome. The video was converted with VLC to MP4/MOV with H-264 vi… (read more)

when embedding a bigger video in firefox i got audio bugs. It crackles like an old movie. No problems in Chrome.

The video was converted with VLC to MP4/MOV with H-264 video and MPEG audio codecs. Because of its a very high quality video, the file size and Bitrates are very high. Is it possible, that firefox has a problem with that?

I know, usually you should never offering a video with that size on a web template, but its local hosted for an kiosk-mode project.

Example File:

FILE Name: Holliday_Hawaii_2019.mp4 Type: MP4 File Size: 5.39 GB (5.78.399.926 Bytes)

VIDEO Resolution: 1920 x 1080 px Data rate: 8082 kBit/s Total bitrate: 8721 kBit/s Frame rate: 23.98 Pictures/Second

AUDIO Bit rate: 638 kBit/s Channels: 2 Audio sampl: 44.100 kHze rate

Asked by firehold 3 hours ago

Last reply by firehold 2 hours ago

Slov internet speed and websites does not open with Firefox on Windows 10.

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there. Internet is extremly s… (read more)

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there.

Internet is extremly slow,some sites will not open and i cant logg in to Facebook.

Under settings,i have tried different settings. Right now i have the standard setting. Under Help,i have tried to restore,diagnos and clean catch and restart,but it has not solved the issue.

What could be causing these issues? Do i have to do some special settings or do i have to add some Add-ons/Extensions in order to have Firefox work normal again?

Asked by sten_holgerssons 2 days ago

Last reply by sten_holgerssons 2 hours ago

Google Maps doesn't work in FF 90.2 on MacOS (v. 10.15.7)

When I open Google Maps it doesn't show the normal icons for navigation on the map. It doesn't do anything when I have hardware acceleration enabled and I type something … (read more)

When I open Google Maps it doesn't show the normal icons for navigation on the map. It doesn't do anything when I have hardware acceleration enabled and I type something in the search bar. If I disable hardware acceleration it does a search, but in no way can I get it to show the place I want to see. It just shows the map of Rotterdam, where Google thinks I live based on my IP address.

It does work in Safari though, so it's a Firefox problem. I hope you can fix it. Google seems to give the FF team lots of problems.

Asked by tsa22 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Input tools opens slowly

Hello! I got this issue when i am clicking on input tools (on screen keyboard) on google search page,it opens up with a 3-5 second delay and this problem started after i … (read more)

Hello!

I got this issue when i am clicking on input tools (on screen keyboard) on google search page,it opens up with a 3-5 second delay and this problem started after i installed version Firefox 90.0.02 64 bit.

My OS is Win 10 64bit. All updates except KB5004237 are installed.

I do have a couple of add-ons like Default Bookmark Folder and uBlock Origin and i even disabled them but still the issue stands with input tools delay.

I also refreshed my Firefox but that didn't help either.

Any solutions to this issue?

Asked by pilotorder 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Can´t paste in http://forum.worldoftanks.eu

Hello there, since the FF90.xx I can´t paste anymore in the World of Tank EU forum. I did refresh firefox and tried it without addons and in private mode and it does not … (read more)

Hello there,

since the FF90.xx I can´t paste anymore in the World of Tank EU forum. I did refresh firefox and tried it without addons and in private mode and it does not work. The only chance that I can paste is in the mobile version from the used IP.Board. I can´t even see the paste/einfügen option in the posting section.

I have some other members inside the community that reported the same issue to me.

It would be nice to get some help/ideas.

With best regards.

Dragokar

Asked by Dragokar 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Primary password prompt appearing frequently

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at r… (read more)

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at random times to ask for the password again. This has happened on 3 different devices where Firefox is installed.

How can I stop it doing that or at least extend the time to a week? I know there are hidden config options for these, but they look to be on the default values, so have never changed.

Asked by dafyddt 2 days ago

Last reply by dafyddt 3 hours ago

SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP when trying to visit my own website

Whenever I visit my [[website|https://alotofyoumaybeaskingwhyareyouavirginisaytothemiampoggersgfisnot.international/]] I get an error saying Cannot communicate securely w… (read more)

Whenever I visit my [[website|https://alotofyoumaybeaskingwhyareyouavirginisaytothemiampoggersgfisnot.international/]] I get an error saying Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s). And the error code is SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP. I am running Firefox 90.0.2 on Windows 10. The website is hosted on a nginx vps and I am using Cloudflare for SSL. On cloudflare I am using a single A record to the IP of my VPS and I have enabled proxy. SSL/TLS encryption mode is Flexible.

Asked by ibbysaleemi 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Web Developer Tools

So Firefox updated this morning and when I went to look for the Inspector under the Web Developer Tools, it is no longer there. I use this tool all the time and came to c… (read more)

So Firefox updated this morning and when I went to look for the Inspector under the Web Developer Tools, it is no longer there. I use this tool all the time and came to count on it. What are my options and is it still available?

Asked by jeremy.boetger 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Way to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar???

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried… (read more)

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried couple programs, but they don't work. Devs said: position of Firefox window on the taskbar is store in Firefox and their program has no way of remembering that! Also windows get randomly shuffled each time, it is impossible to use like this. It takes me forever to find right window. It is annoying the hell out of me. How Firefox dev team doesn't fix something that basic??? This is so stupid...

Please tell me there is some solution...

Asked by empleat 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago