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Facebook Spellcheck

Hi I have never been able to get Firefox to spellcheck in Facebook. I am using the latest version of FF and also of Windows 10 x64. I have the UK English dictionary insta… (read more)

Hi I have never been able to get Firefox to spellcheck in Facebook. I am using the latest version of FF and also of Windows 10 x64. I have the UK English dictionary installed. Does anyone know if this is a well known issue or peculiar to my setup? I've tried to Google an answer but only seem to come up with help for older versions. There are references to 'multi line' text and I've tried making sure I have more than one line but still get no spell check. I am able to see spell check for Facebook in Edge and Chrome, but don't want to chenge my browser! Thanks in advance for any help :-)

Asked by v1sionmaster 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Unwanted google and amazon search suggestions in address bar

Hi, I am running Firefox 78.0.1 64-bit on MacOS Catalina 10.15.5. I get these unwanted advertisements for Google and Amazon whenever I go to type in the address bar (see … (read more)

Hi,

I am running Firefox 78.0.1 64-bit on MacOS Catalina 10.15.5.

I get these unwanted advertisements for Google and Amazon whenever I go to type in the address bar (see attached images). How do I disable them? I can't see any option in the "Search" section of Preferences or searching Preferences in general. My search engine of choice is DuckDuckGo, and I do not have an Amazon account. Why does Firefox think have a desire to interact with these companies?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by mostlyaspambox 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Highlighting PDF text on Firefox

1. I had downloaded previous PDF files using Microsoft Edge. They came up on Firefox with no problems. I was able to highlight PDF text with no problems. 2. Today, I flip… (read more)

1. I had downloaded previous PDF files using Microsoft Edge. They came up on Firefox with no problems. I was able to highlight PDF text with no problems. 2. Today, I flipped a switch to download a PDF file using Firefox and to always display PDF files in Firefox. All previous Edge PDF files immediately had their icon changed. 3. Now, I can define the PDF text I want to highlight, but there is no action to click on to make the highlighting happen in a color of my choice.

Asked by slmathews99 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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My address bar does not work after the Firefox 78 update.

Firefox 78 was installed last night. As of now I cannot get the address bar to work. When I type a URL and hit return nothing happens nor does clicking on the arrow do an… (read more)

Firefox 78 was installed last night. As of now I cannot get the address bar to work. When I type a URL and hit return nothing happens nor does clicking on the arrow do anything. Please let me know how to resolve this issue.

Asked by mlbirk 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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parts of page flicker

I have the latest FF on my Windows desktop with no new add-ons. The past month or so when I load pages, usually ones that have a lot of ads, all the ads or other extras … (read more)

I have the latest FF on my Windows desktop with no new add-ons. The past month or so when I load pages, usually ones that have a lot of ads, all the ads or other extras on the page start flickering - the icons for stop loading and reload alternate back and forth fast. I can stop the flickering by clicking on one of those icons but why does it do that? It makes the whole page distracting to read. I sometimes have to do that for page after page.

Asked by cbrundage33 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Problem with Wayland and context-Menu

I am in Fedora 32 with Gnome and Wayland…when i want to change the properties of an bookmark in the sidebar, the context-menu doesn't work. Did anyone notice the problem … (read more)

I am in Fedora 32 with Gnome and Wayland…when i want to change the properties of an bookmark in the sidebar, the context-menu doesn't work. Did anyone notice the problem or is there an bug report? (i do not know where i have to look at :/ )

Asked by Gre0 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Unable to sign into Microsofoft account, using Firefox, (I'm signed in) on my husbands Windows 10 home computer, a Dell Inspirion

I get this error when I try to sign into my microsoft account on Firefox: AADSTS50196: The server terminated an operation because it encountered a client request loop. I… (read more)

I get this error when I try to sign into my microsoft account on Firefox: AADSTS50196: The server terminated an operation because it encountered a client request loop. I am using my home computer which is updated to Windows 10

Asked by PAT 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Maximizing Firefox's window will result in a portion being hidden behind dock Mac OSX CATALINA

I am on Catalina OSX and when I press the maximize button (Alt + the green button, just so you know I am not making it full screen), or double click the top bar of firefo… (read more)

I am on Catalina OSX and when I press the maximize button (Alt + the green button, just so you know I am not making it full screen), or double click the top bar of firefox, it stretches the window all the way down resulting in the dock hiding a portion of it. This is the only app that has this behaviour and I tried looking around in firefox's settings to no avail :(

I can manually resize the window so it won't overlap with the dock but as soon as I quit and come back to it, it resets to the original problematic size.


Please help ! Pretty pretty pleeeease!

Thanks for your time and I hope every one of you is safe in these dire times!

Asked by cyrgabriel 1 day ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 day ago

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All http sites are redirecting to https and display "potential security risk ahead" error

In my browser whenever I am opening non secure sites that are only like http://example.com it redirects to https://example.com and display the error. "Warning: Potential … (read more)

In my browser whenever I am opening non secure sites that are only like http://example.com it redirects to https://example.com and display the error. "Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead" error. I could not know how to fix this error. This is happening all of a sudden. I could not find a way to fix this error.

Asked by vpp.nagaraju1234 1 day ago

Answered by vpp.nagaraju1234 18 hours ago

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cookies

I keep getting this when I go to Facebook page (only started a week or so ago). The page isn't redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to www.facebook… (read more)

I keep getting this when I go to Facebook page (only started a week or so ago).


The page isn't redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to www.facebook.com.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.


I`ve tried to do myself but not working any help anyone, please

Thank you

Asked by kenwalsh00 1 day ago

Answered by kenwalsh00 21 hours ago

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The site is not loading

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&am… (read more)

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=authoritynutrition&utm_content=2020-07-03&apid=25358168. Throws error 502 Bad Gateway. The site used to load normally. What is the problem.

Asked by savenko.67 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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IMDB disappeared from One-Click Search Engines

I had IMDB as a custom search engine in One-Click Search Engines but it suddenly disappeared and now I cannot find any way to get it back. Any help or info will be grate… (read more)

I had IMDB as a custom search engine in One-Click Search Engines but it suddenly disappeared and now I cannot find any way to get it back.

Any help or info will be gratefully received.

Asked by Hairy Scot 2 days ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 day ago

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Firefox 78.0.1 hangs trying to access websites but other browsers can

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on.… (read more)

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on. Apparently, my desktop browser was updated to Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) on 7-1-2020. Since that time, I have been unable to access any websites from Firefox including mozilla.org. I am connected through WiFi. After downloading the Opera browser I have been able to access any website with no problems. I read community troubleshooting on this issue and tried various fixes including turning off IPv6. I read the community article about turning off my personal firewall. I was unaware of using any firewall so I installed Gufw Firewall 18.04.0. Running this program shows my firewall status is "OFF". I checked my AT&T modem and could not find any firewall settings that specifically mentioned Firefox. I would like to continue using Firefox since I use it on my phone and laptop also use it.

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS 64 bit. It also accesses the internet through the same WiFi. It currently has no problems loading web sites with Firefox version 78.0.1

Please help.

Asked by charles.goodrich 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Firefox accessing AARP UHC Medicare site

This is mostly a heads-up, in case others run into this problem. For months I have been unable to log into my healthcare site (https://www.medicare.uhc.com/ via https://w… (read more)

This is mostly a heads-up, in case others run into this problem.

For months I have been unable to log into my healthcare site (https://www.medicare.uhc.com/ via https://www.healthsafe-id.com/) on Firefox (latest PC version). I contacted UHC about the problem. All they did was recommend using a different browser. They passed the problem to level two, who I never heard from.

After many different attempts to localize the problem, I discovered the problem was with the Privacy Possum add-on. I am opening this so that others might find it if they run into the problem. I have removed that add-on, and have provided feedback to Firefox that it does not seem to be adequately supported at this time. I think they should remove it from availability, if they can.

Asked by gator.thornton 2 days ago

Answered by gator.thornton 2 days ago

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How do I remove search suggestions listed below address bar when I start to type?

Windows 7SP1. With the Firefox 78.0.1 update, search with Amazon.com, You Tube, Facebook, Reddit, Wikipedia and Twitter appear below the address bar when I start to typ… (read more)

Windows 7SP1. With the Firefox 78.0.1 update, search with Amazon.com, You Tube, Facebook, Reddit, Wikipedia and Twitter appear below the address bar when I start to type the url. I only have as default DuckDuckGo and Start Page HTTPS selected in options, and no alternatives.

I saw the one reply to this issue to use the about:config, browser.urlbar.oneOffSearches, change to false. This did not work.

Why has this been done? I don’t want them and I don’t use them. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by JudEric 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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STOP ID and password memorization in 78.0.1 64 bit

Ever since ver 78.0.1 64 bit Firefox was installed, the browser is memorizing ID's and passwords. "Logins and passwords" say NONE have been memorized. MOST DISTURBING, … (read more)

Ever since ver 78.0.1 64 bit Firefox was installed, the browser is memorizing ID's and passwords. "Logins and passwords" say NONE have been memorized. MOST DISTURBING, Lastpass is signed in and stays signed in even if I shutdown my machine. My settings for this in Lastpass are being ignored!!!! Please help.

Asked by sy_trilogy1 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Can't remove sites from the drop-down address bar after latest update.

The drop-down menu for the address bar on my computer now has little pin images over the icons. I used to have 10 sites listed, but now there's just 8, and a couple of th… (read more)

The drop-down menu for the address bar on my computer now has little pin images over the icons. I used to have 10 sites listed, but now there's just 8, and a couple of them are sites I don't use anymore, but I can't remove them; I highlight them and hit Shift-Delete, but they won't go away! I don't know what the new update did, but I want this fixed.

Asked by RD 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago