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Problems to get Firefox as standard webbrowser

Since yesterday the webbrowser formal Firefox - changed to Microsoft Bing. Even after I changed settings of the standard webbrowser to Mozilla Firefox always Bing starts… (read more)

Since yesterday the webbrowser formal Firefox - changed to Microsoft Bing. Even after I changed settings of the standard webbrowser to Mozilla Firefox always Bing starts. How can I change it?

Asked by guentersc 3 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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Firefox wont display pictures in news articles I read

I have latest version of Firefox. It wont display pictures in articles I read online unless I hold down shift and click the refresh button then do a control/F5. The artic… (read more)

I have latest version of Firefox. It wont display pictures in articles I read online unless I hold down shift and click the refresh button then do a control/F5. The articles all display properly in MS Edge if I use it. I am trying to understand what settings I need to change in Firefox to permanently fix this so I don't have to do this repeatedly.

...Ron

Asked by rongjohnston 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Can´t upload pictures

I have problems with a menu, when I use Firefox to access my bank. A blok just misses. With Edge and Crome the menu appears. I try to upload three pictures to show the ma… (read more)

I have problems with a menu, when I use Firefox to access my bank. A blok just misses. With Edge and Crome the menu appears. I try to upload three pictures to show the matter. It seems that the process just goes into an endless loop. So how do I clearify my problem?

Regards Lars Scheffmann

Asked by lars45 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Copy and paste to google search

Suddenly I can no longer copy and paste to google search page. I can still search from highlighted text but That's not how I usually do it. It still works occasionally or… (read more)

Suddenly I can no longer copy and paste to google search page. I can still search from highlighted text but That's not how I usually do it. It still works occasionally or at least once. What recently changed and how do I fix it?

It still works in chrome.

Asked by ppnlgogl 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Stopping Firefox from displaying my Sync account's email

I recently made an account for Firefox so I could use Sync. Whenever I press the three lines at the top left corner it displays my email, for whatever reason. I share my … (read more)

I recently made an account for Firefox so I could use Sync. Whenever I press the three lines at the top left corner it displays my email, for whatever reason. I share my screen often and I wouldn't want to accidentally leak my email and/or any other sensitive information.

Is it possible to make Firefox display my username instead of my email, or make it go away completely without losing functionality? Thanks in advance!

Asked by User 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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mutiple firefox sessions running, yet I only opened one.

I am running Windows 10 and I use firefox for internet access as my browser. Things drag on when I open Firefox. And then I check Task manager and I see, 4, 5 sessions … (read more)

I am running Windows 10 and I use firefox for internet access as my browser. Things drag on when I open Firefox. And then I check Task manager and I see, 4, 5 sessions running, all dragging down memory in a big way. Slows the my PC. I am on the latest update and also have done resets. But that does not fix it. Any idea of how to only have Firefox run a session only when opened? And not fire up multiple sessions even though I only started one browser session? Thanks very much

Asked by scramfam 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Increasing the size of Bookmarks etc drop down font and address bar

I am using firefox 85.0.2 (x64) and my address bar, Bookmarks fonts and drop down fonts too small to even read and would like any suggestions how to increase them. I have… (read more)

I am using firefox 85.0.2 (x64) and my address bar, Bookmarks fonts and drop down fonts too small to even read and would like any suggestions how to increase them. I have already tried the "about:config" suggestion and even changed the -1.0 to -1.5 and -2.0 without any difference.

Asked by jafajack 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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saving bookmarks

I would like to save my bookmarks to a folder and transfer it to a flash drive so that when my computer crashes {which it eventually will because all I could afford was a… (read more)

I would like to save my bookmarks to a folder and transfer it to a flash drive so that when my computer crashes {which it eventually will because all I could afford was a cheap piece of crap and I had to reset the thing once already}, I can just retrieve the folder from the flash drive and put them in Firefox when I download a new copy on the computer after reset.

Asked by rrh149 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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unable to connect to my google account

Hello when I try to connect to my Google account with Firefox, I get the following message: " Can not log in. This browser or application may not be secure. Learn more. T… (read more)

Hello when I try to connect to my Google account with Firefox, I get the following message: " Can not log in. This browser or application may not be secure. Learn more. Try to use another browser. If you are already using a compatible browser. you can refresh the screen and try to connect again. " I did that but it was useless. I also cleaned up cookies and data, and restarted Firefox. I have the latest version of Firefox. I am on Windows 10 20H2 version 19042.2020.0. Thank you for your answers.

Asked by papizac 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Where are the separate reload and stop buttons gone? I want them back

There used to be separate "reload" and "stop" buttons available that I can pick via "Customize" menu and put next to the address bar. The archived solution suggested here… (read more)

There used to be separate "reload" and "stop" buttons available that I can pick via "Customize" menu and put next to the address bar. The archived solution suggested here (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1203285) doesn't or does no longer work. Now what? I have the lastest version of firefox (85).

Asked by jerriy 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Lost bookmarked folder 'Imported from IE'

Hi I have a folder which I imported from IE years ago which has all my bookmarked sites which I save my most used bookmarks to on a regular basis. As Firefox was running… (read more)

Hi I have a folder which I imported from IE years ago which has all my bookmarked sites which I save my most used bookmarks to on a regular basis. As Firefox was running very slow, I refreshed it making sure to uncheck bookmarks in the refresh exercise. When I've just opened Firefox this 'imported from IE' is no where to be found. I'm completely distraught that this is lost as I can't replace the whole number of bookmarks that I've saved. Please help!

Thank you

Asked by sumita.hodgson 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Why Mozilla is signing me out from every account I have

Hello, I have a problem with Mozilla Firefox, every time i close Mozilla is signing me out Google Gmail/Youtube , Plex and Netflix and every account that i have. I have a… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Mozilla Firefox, every time i close Mozilla is signing me out Google Gmail/Youtube , Plex and Netflix and every account that i have.

I have at Privacy & Security, Cookies and Site Data exceptions every site that I have an account at.

Can you please tell me why is still signing me out still.

After the last update I have this problem.

Thanks,

Asked by Valeriu 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Can someone please help me with the SEND TO DEVICE feature?

Just made a brand new firefox account. want to sync to my phone, to easily send websites to my phone. signed in on both desktop and android and both are synced. on my … (read more)

Just made a brand new firefox account. want to sync to my phone, to easily send websites to my phone. signed in on both desktop and android and both are synced. on my phone, everything works great and i can see all my open PC tabs. Then, the erroe happens.

On my desktop, when i right click on tab, and select "send to device", it says "no devices connected". This message is incorrect. on the desktip, when i go to my forefox account settings, it conforms my phone is indeed connected.

Why can i not send to device?

Asked by Azathoth 6 days ago

Answered by Azathoth 5 days ago

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Last closed tab reopens at start

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i… (read more)

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i start Firefox this last opened tab, which usually would be closed after clicking on the X, will open at start again.

This behavior drives me crazy. If i want to close Firefox with the only tab opened remaining until restart, i usually would click the red X of the Windows forms control elements.

Is there any option in "about:config" which really can close the last remaining tab, while also closing Firefox?

Thank you

Asked by ffproblems 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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FF ESR 78.7.1 (32-bit) vs. FF 85.0.2 (64-bit) rejected by a site I need to use

The ESR release is apparently behind an update, likely security oriented (the site ESR is rejected by is a Bank). I've been told by the site that they test (essentially)… (read more)

The ESR release is apparently behind an update, likely security oriented (the site ESR is rejected by is a Bank). I've been told by the site that they test (essentially) Chrome...and go with THEIR updates, if it suits their purposes. They suggested blowing away the ESR history (...cookies and all of it) and restarting ESR. Afteer that didn't work, I'm presuming the fix the Bank wants is in FF 85.0.2 and not in 78.7.1 ESR. But, I'm guessing.

I realize ESR stages ESR releases to follow FF so to allow testing ahead of FF auto update migrations. It's one reason why I use ESR most of the time. But, I think it would help if we could have some way to associate ESR's release cycles (Versions) to FF (Versions) with dates and expected. Maybe it is somewhere.

Q. What is the relationship, if any, between the versions FF vs ESR? Is ESR 78.7.1 = FF 78.7.1 or what? Q. If not, what? Where/What is the relationship and is the timing set or variable on progressions of ESR?

Thx wgk

Asked by wgk 5 days ago

Answered by wgk 4 days ago

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want to open webpages from gmail with fire fox

When When i Click a link in my Gmail it opens with MS Edge I want it to open with firefox. can someone give me step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. my def… (read more)

When When i Click a link in my Gmail it opens with MS Edge I want it to open with firefox. can someone give me step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. my default browser is Fire fox

Asked by wldproj 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago