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Firefox url and search bar display issue since last update (126)

There is a display issue when I search anything in the url bar. It goes up the window, and disappears completely if many suggestions are made. The issue disappears when i… (read more)

There is a display issue when I search anything in the url bar. It goes up the window, and disappears completely if many suggestions are made. The issue disappears when in troubleshooting mode. I disabled all plugins, changed the theme to no avail.

Asked by jacquessanson 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Top of url dropdown is cut off

I just updated to the latest version of Windows 10, and now when using Firefox (126.0), the url dropdown menu rather than dropping down now "floats" over the browser wind… (read more)

I just updated to the latest version of Windows 10, and now when using Firefox (126.0), the url dropdown menu rather than dropping down now "floats" over the browser window with the top cut off. The top url is still there, and I can navigate to it using the arrow keys, but it doesn't show. This is new as of this morning, when Windows updated. No issue in other browsers.

Asked by ltstar 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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PDF Editor options are unusable (grayed out)

I'm trying to use the built-in PDF Editor features after finding out about it but every PDF file I open with Firefox has the options grayed out (as shown in the screensho… (read more)

I'm trying to use the built-in PDF Editor features after finding out about it but every PDF file I open with Firefox has the options grayed out (as shown in the screenshot). What should I do to re-enable the features?

Asked by RxF 2 months ago

Answered by RxF 2 months ago

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Cannot Log On to Internet Banking

Firefox recently 'crashed' on my desktop PC. It asked me to restart in safe mode or restore to the original state. I chose to restore. This meant that I had to re-add all… (read more)

Firefox recently 'crashed' on my desktop PC. It asked me to restart in safe mode or restore to the original state. I chose to restore. This meant that I had to re-add all of my add-ons and log back into my favourite sites as my log-in details had disappeared. I got everything back to normal eventually, except for one very important site. I am now no longer able to log on to my bank website to review my accounts. I get an error message on the site saying " Log on error. You need to enable cookies in your browser to logon to Internet Banking." I have never had this problem before. I am able to log on successfully on my tablet, and also via a different browser on my desktop PC. I'm not a tech expert so this is very frustrating. I've tried clearing cookies/cache/data in the settings but no success. I really need to access my bank accounts on my desktop as I find this easier. Hopefully you can help as I don't want to use a different browser.

Best regards Andrew Sambrooks

Asked by andrewsambrooks 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Unable to zoom, to view larger image that is available with Chrome

I've migrated to Firefox from Chrome and am getting everything as close as possible to my Chrome setup. This is a usability issue when I zoom on an image, that has a larg… (read more)

I've migrated to Firefox from Chrome and am getting everything as close as possible to my Chrome setup. This is a usability issue when I zoom on an image, that has a larger version. Chrome allows me to zoom to the full extent of the image, but Firefox screen shakes and doesn't allow the same detail. Screen recording and links below.

Screen recording Firefox

Screen recording Chrome

This is a link to the item in question.

Asked by Allan MacDonald 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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weird graphical bug when connected to tv through HDMI when on duplicate mode

Hello, I have a weird bug with the firefox browser causing weird graphical glitches only on the main screen when a HDMI cable is plugged in on the duplicate mode. I have … (read more)

Hello, I have a weird bug with the firefox browser causing weird graphical glitches only on the main screen when a HDMI cable is plugged in on the duplicate mode. I have found that is is only on firefox and not my desktop or any other programs. Firefox is up to date and the issue is fixed when the HDMI set to extend

I hope you find out why this is happening and fix it swiftly Thank you -Dominic

Asked by IcyCarbide 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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My passwords are getting removed one by one... Why?

Sadly, I am now forced to leave firefox. My passwords are getting "forgotten" more and more each day. Did i get hacked? Few passwords like proton mail I don't actually ha… (read more)

Sadly, I am now forced to leave firefox. My passwords are getting "forgotten" more and more each day. Did i get hacked? Few passwords like proton mail I don't actually have anywhere else. Auto-Backup of firefox seems to be of the same day as the original??? So it loses the data then saves it twice? who designed this? I'm angry, not at firefox/mozilla. angry at myself for putting my trust in the first place. Chromium doesn't sync so it leaves me with chrome FFS. Does someone has a magic wand to recover the lost data? login.json is same day as original so not an option.

Asked by romanash 2 months ago

Answered by romanash 2 months ago

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Firefox is very slow after reinstall - tried all troubleshooting

I have been using Firefox for many years and never had issues. Two days ago, I turned on my HP with Windows 10 and I got a pop up message something about Error Platform … (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many years and never had issues. Two days ago, I turned on my HP with Windows 10 and I got a pop up message something about Error Platform 126.0 XUL Runner is not compatible. I could not access Firefox, Google, or the internet. I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled, but after that, everything runs very slow. Each time I go into a website, it can take up to over a minute to pull up! I cannot even delete email from my Gmail! It's piling up. Downloading can take over an hour! I checked all the trouble shooting forums in Mozilla and tried just about everything. I went back into "About:profile"s and created a new profile. It it did not make any difference. I also did a Firefox refresh. Did not help any. I went back into the profile I had before the XUL error because my bookmarks were there. Still slow. I cleaned out the cache, in both Firefox and my Windows 10. made no difference. I only have three extensions in Firefox. I don't know what else I can do to fix this. Also, my drivers and other software are automatically updated by Windows. My HP is only 2 years old as well. Everything was fine in Firefox until that XUL error message popped up and I had to uninstall and reinstall Firefox. That is when everything became agonizingly slow!

Update: My computer is barely usable anymore because of the Firefox issue. Having to wait for a minute or more for everything I do on the internet? I know it cannot be my computer itself because it is not even two years old yet. I may have to dump Firefox if I cannot get this fixed. I have Norton 360 and it is not malware or a virus. Firefox messed something up.

Asked by history1962 2 months ago

Answered by history1962 2 months ago

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Where/How to Report a Website Impersonating Firefox?

I recently came across a webpage that is made to look like a message from Firefox letting you know you need to update the browser. Where should this be reported? I'm sure… (read more)

I recently came across a webpage that is made to look like a message from Firefox letting you know you need to update the browser. Where should this be reported? I'm sure this is some malicious download though I have no way of checking.

Asked by firefox.o5fi4 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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How to unpin Google from search bar suggestions?

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my searc… (read more)

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my search suggestions bar with a pin icon in the corner, and I can't figure out how to remove it. Does anyone know how to do this?

Asked by Cr4sh 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Firefox Sync And Windows System Restore -- Backup Files Saved?

Full scenario: Computer had some issues, so I set up Windows Backup/Restore to a point just before resetting it, saving that data to an external drive. Then, I reset Wind… (read more)

Full scenario: Computer had some issues, so I set up Windows Backup/Restore to a point just before resetting it, saving that data to an external drive. Then, I reset Windows, choosing the option that lets you keep your files (most of them it looks like) while it reinstalls everything else.

I knew it'd wipe Firefox and I'd need to reinstall it, but when I synced my account, it didn't have logs. The logs are archives of various chats on a website I used to talk to friends. I know those used to be accessible through Firefox's directory under Program Files by checking the data saved for that website (something I had to do once before to remove corrupted logs), but that data obviously wouldn't be there now.

I should've considered this beforehand but I had no idea that data for different websites might not be included in a sync. It does have files for Firefox but I decided not to touch them, since I'd already synced and I didn't know if reverting to that Backup might break Firefox somehow. Or worse, cause me to lose MORE data.

Question now is, what's the chance those might be in that backup I saved? More specifically, data stored about websites I visited.

Asked by Always Tired (Jensen Draws) 2 months ago

Answered by Always Tired (Jensen Draws) 2 months ago

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Translate

How can I find or add the translate icon to the toolbar. I did a screenshot but can't see how to insert it. My tool bar has only a toggle reader icon and a favorites icon… (read more)

How can I find or add the translate icon to the toolbar. I did a screenshot but can't see how to insert it. My tool bar has only a toggle reader icon and a favorites icon after the url in the address bar. translate does seem to work automatically on the first page of website, but then does not work on other tabs of the same website. screen shot added

Asked by forestshopkeeper 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Simple capcha hanging

Hi, On several site like this one: https://www.iqglassuk.com/contact/113/ Clicking on the "I am not a robot" box (no complicated challenge) shows a permanent revolving… (read more)

Hi,

On several site like this one:

https://www.iqglassuk.com/contact/113/

Clicking on the "I am not a robot" box (no complicated challenge) shows a permanent revolving wheel.

That happens also in safe mode, but not with Chrome.

I am using FF Developer 126.0b8 (64-bit).

Thanks.

Asked by Bob4K 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Search bar now at top, above PC screen

Hello Since an update from a few days ago (May 2024), my address bar/search bar is now basically outside of my PC screen, see here: https://vimeo.com/948314161 It's not… (read more)

Hello

Since an update from a few days ago (May 2024), my address bar/search bar is now basically outside of my PC screen, see here: https://vimeo.com/948314161

It's not a local problem, it's also happening on other PCs/Laptops I have.

How can I fix this? PS should the answer be that I need an add-on or anything like that, then it's bye bye Firefox, hello Chrome

Thank you

Asked by McLovin 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Media resource could not be decoded, error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_METADATA_ERR (0x806e0006)

A recent set of system updates appears to have made most website videos not play in Firefox. When I inspect the Developer Tools - > Console tab the most detail Firefo… (read more)

A recent set of system updates appears to have made most website videos not play in Firefox.

When I inspect the Developer Tools - > Console tab the most detail Firefox gives are an error line similar to: Media resource URL could not be decoded, error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_METADATA_ERR (0x806e0006)

Internet searches for the error name and error hex do not appear yield any applicable troubleshooting, nor any methods of collecting additional problem data.

How can I obtain more detail on where the error is happening and how Firefox might be interacting with other packages present on my system?

Arch Linux has some older ffmpeg-compat packages, but those don't appear to match any of the web results, in that they're even older versions of ffmpeg.

yay -Ss ffmpeg-compat aur/ffmpeg-compat-55 2.3.6-4 (+24 0.00)

   Compatibility package for ffmpeg to provide versions 55 of libavcodec, libavdevice and libavformat, not anymore provided by the ffmpeg package

aur/ffmpeg-compat-54 1.2.12-4 (+87 0.00)

   Compatibility package for ffmpeg to provide versions 54 of libavcodec, libavdevice and libavformat, not anymore provided by the ffmpeg package

Asked by mjevans 2 months ago

Answered by mjevans 1 month ago

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Q: Why does blocked website (pwnedpasswords.com) still leave cookies?

Hello, I recently deleted pwnedpasswords.com from my cookies, as well as blocked this website; however, it keeps reappearing in my list of cookies. I've never even visi… (read more)

Hello,

I recently deleted pwnedpasswords.com from my cookies, as well as blocked this website; however, it keeps reappearing in my list of cookies.

I've never even visited this site (that I'm aware of), and it's a bit concerning to me.

In spite of clearing ALL my cookies (and blocking this website), it keeps appearing in my list!

Please advise :)

Asked by TM 2 months ago

Answered by TM 2 months ago

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List of suggested sites positioned too high.

Concurrent with updating to Firefox 126.0, when typing into the address bar, the list of suggested sites covers-up the address bar. In fact, the top of the list is off t… (read more)

Concurrent with updating to Firefox 126.0, when typing into the address bar, the list of suggested sites covers-up the address bar. In fact, the top of the list is off the screen. I don't see any other posts relative to this, am I the only one with this problem... and how do I fix it?

Asked by Electrojim 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Every download fails, including extensions

Hi there, On the 23. of Mai I first noticed that I am unable to download any files whatsoever. I tried downloading .exe files and also a .csv file. When I try to downloa… (read more)

Hi there,

On the 23. of Mai I first noticed that I am unable to download any files whatsoever. I tried downloading .exe files and also a .csv file. When I try to download one of these files it appears in the downloads window but immediately goes to the status "Failed". Any retry fails as well.

The same thing goes for extensions. I cannot download any extensions or plugins using my Firefox browser. Since I reinstalled Firefox I can now also not use Plex because Firefox can't install the required plugins.

I will attach screenshots of all the errors I get.

All of the above worked when I tried it on the Edge browser.

Firefox version: 126.0 Windows 11

Things I have tried to fix the issue:

  • Use the network connection from my phone instead of my home network
  • Disable firewall and windows defender
  • Reinstall Firefox
  • Refresh Firefox
  • Downgrade to version 125.0.1 and 122.0
  • Reset router to factory settings
  • Flush dns
  • Restart PC
  • Manually delete profile folder
  • Delete temp files
  • Change download destination
  • Disable "Block dangerous and deceptive content"
  • Troubleshoot Mode

Is Firefox using some other temporary folder for downloads?

Any ideas on how to fix this issue would be appreciated.

Thank you.

Asked by hawkes.j 2 months ago

Answered by hawkes.j 1 month ago

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Fifefox does not save a new payment method, clicking on save does nothing

Hi, it seems that my Firefox browser does not want to save a new payment method. I'm trying to access "Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Autofill" and then clic… (read more)

Hi, it seems that my Firefox browser does not want to save a new payment method. I'm trying to access "Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Autofill" and then click on "Saved payment methods", which opens a dialog with the existing payment methods and options to remove/add/edit. I'm clicking on Add, filling-in the card details and then clicking Save, nothing happens....

I previously had a working saved payment method, but it stopped working (I think more than 6 months ago). I tried to re-enable the credit cards by setting the following configs on about:config page:

- extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available: true
- extensions.formautofill.creditCards.supportedCountries: '...,RO' -> (I was adding my country to the existing list)

After the browser restart with those new settings when I'm on a payment page, clicking on a credit card field will show the saved credit card but if I click on it, it will not fill the details. And also trying to save a new card, manually as described previously in this message, or by the automatically prompt to save a new card after a successful payment was done. Both methods failed on me but with no error (I cannot see the saved payment on the list).

I tried removing the existing saved card, it worked removing it, but the add is still not working.

I also tried restarting in save mode, launching Firefox in a separate profile and added my country on the creditCards config for supportedCountries to show the "Saved payment methods" button on new profile, and it did not change anything.

I'm thinking there is a missing permission somewhere on the disk but I don't know where is the payment data stored on disk.

I would really appreciate any help on this.

PS: Check the attached pic to see the payment add and clicking the save button does nothing (also there are no validation errors). And the other: FF version, OS, troubleshooting info.

Asked by Mike S 2 months ago

Answered by Mike S 2 months ago

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Borderline between text bar and tab bar.

So i wanted to remove borderline between text bar and tab bar. After some googling i manege to do so by console(contl+shift+alt+i), in string "--tabs-navbar-separator-col… (read more)

So i wanted to remove borderline between text bar and tab bar. After some googling i manege to do so by console(contl+shift+alt+i), in string "--tabs-navbar-separator-color: light-dark(rgba(0,0,0,.1), rgba(0,0,0,.3));" i change 3 to 0 and borderline gone. But every time i restart browser is all back. Is there any way to make it permanent ?

Asked by Beltion 2 months ago

Answered by Beltion 2 months ago