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how do I prevent Firefox from automatically reloading a webpage

Some webpages cause the browser to automatically reload them at periodic intervals. Sometimes these intervals are too short and in the middle of reading the webpage it g… (read more)

Some webpages cause the browser to automatically reload them at periodic intervals. Sometimes these intervals are too short and in the middle of reading the webpage it gets reloaded.

How do I prevent Firefox from accepting a reload command from the webpage I am currently browsing?

I did not see an answer to this in the FAQ.

Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this and answering if you choose to do so.

Asked by incoming 1 hour ago

Firefox Sync problem

Hey, I just reset my computer, reinstall firefox and it sync correcty. But I had to delete the windows session to create another one to be in my domain. Now when I try to… (read more)

Hey, I just reset my computer, reinstall firefox and it sync correcty. But I had to delete the windows session to create another one to be in my domain. Now when I try to resync it just load and then stop over and over again. I didnt do anything to delete the sync option on firefox.

Asked by g.pierart 9 hours ago

Last reply by g.pierart 9 hours ago

History hijacked--who gave 'em the keys?

I appreciate that there is a ton of functional tools working well and that there are an equal number of problems backlogged, and I appreciate all the good hard work and t… (read more)

I appreciate that there is a ton of functional tools working well and that there are an equal number of problems backlogged, and I appreciate all the good hard work and the genuine help that is done. Having said that,

WHY IN THE HELL HAS MY HISTORY BEEN HIJACKED? I am forced to use fOOGLE fHROME by UNINTELLIGENT FORCES but I use FIREFOX FOR A HANDFUL OF IMPORTANT THINGS. I need to revisit a VERY IMPORTANT WEBSITE LAST VISITED a few months ago, which should be easily spotted but when I OPENED MY HISTORY AND CAN ONLY SEE MOUNTAINS OF fOOGLE GARBAGE.

I read that you guys went corporate, but I didn't think you would sell out to fOOGLE. You used to be the best. Now you are subservient to the worst. It's a damn shame; no wonder everyone is losing trust in Foxzilla.

Now I'm forced to waste this time (a second time, as I was stupid enough to click on Share Data below which wiped out my previously more polite comment/question).

Asked by yegongniu 1 day ago

Mass Editing Bookmarks/Bookmark Manager

Hail all: Now, Firefox has a very, VERY simple Bookmark Manager, that basically only allows to add, remove, and single-bookmark edit. Now, I have for instance 6+K Youtube… (read more)

Hail all:

Now, Firefox has a very, VERY simple Bookmark Manager, that basically only allows to add, remove, and single-bookmark edit.

Now, I have for instance 6+K Youtube Links, which all, annoyingly, end with " - YouTube". I want to remove that idiocy, but to edit 6+K bookmarks, one by one?

Can you add a way to mass-edit bookmarks?

Also, can you add a "Explorer Tree Style" Bookmark manager, that shows all bookmarks in true Explorer style (As in:

All Bookmarks
--- Bookmarks Toolbar
--------- Folder 1
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------Bookmark 3
------------- ...
-------- Folder 2
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------  ...
--- Bookmarks Menu
--------- Folder 1
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------Bookmark 3
-------------  ...
-------- Folder 2
------------ SubFolder 1
-----------------Bookmark 1
-----------------Bookmark 2
-----------------  ...
------------ SubFolder 2
-----------------Bookmark 1
-----------------Bookmark 2
-----------------  ...
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------  ...
--- Other Bookmarks
--------- Folder 1
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------Bookmark 3
-------------  ...
-------- Folder 2
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------  ...

(without the "-" 's of course, this was my way to represent the folder and "bookmark file" system in tree form), with an option to see doubles in their respective folder/subfolder, with the normal editing functions? Since ... that would ultimately be darn helpful? Especially when implemented DIRECTLY into Firefox, so no additional tools are needed (add-ons) since these never have what I actually need.

I have a 700+ Bookmarks backup file, which says all. Far too many bookmarks to sift through, manually, without decent tools, thus the need to do it "one at a time".

Thank you very much.

Xog.

Asked by Xogroroth 5 days ago

Last reply by Xogroroth 1 day ago

Firefox thinks that I'm a developer and force me to enable 2FA.

Hi, signing in to addons.mozilla.org always prompts me to enable 2FA, and there is no way to progress without doing so. I've disabled 2FA because I need it that way, but… (read more)

Hi, signing in to addons.mozilla.org always prompts me to enable 2FA, and there is no way to progress without doing so.

I've disabled 2FA because I need it that way, but Firefox force me to enable it.

I'm NOT a developer. How do I fix that?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Stroke 2 days ago

Last reply by Stroke 1 day ago

"Recommended by Pocket" won't stay toggled off when I restart Firefox.

I use Firefox on both my Windows10 and Pop!_OS desktop (I dual boot). On my Windows install, every time I boot Windows, I have to toggle off "Recommended by Pocket" on th… (read more)

I use Firefox on both my Windows10 and Pop!_OS desktop (I dual boot). On my Windows install, every time I boot Windows, I have to toggle off "Recommended by Pocket" on the new tab page. It does not stay toggled off on its own when I next boot Windows. I always completely shut my computer down.

Asked by amketch 2 days ago

Last reply by amketch 1 day ago

Firefox Browser

It is so annoying that when I open Firefox and type in what I am looking for that my typing goes right to the upper Top of the Page. I have tried to fix this problem but … (read more)

It is so annoying that when I open Firefox and type in what I am looking for that my typing goes right to the upper Top of the Page. I have tried to fix this problem but cannot seem to fix it. I want my typing to stay in the middle of the page, but my typing goes right to address bar. I started using Flashpeak, Slimjet browser for this reason. I just cannot get use to what Firefox has done with its browser. Firefox needs to fix this problem, a lot of us do not like it.

Asked by datapoint70 2 days ago

Last reply by datapoint70 2 days ago

color in background changed to black when I signed in and I don't understand the computer terms

Before I signed in, the background color turned to black. I tried to fix the problem by restarting the computer but I don't see the two icons I usually have in the right… (read more)

Before I signed in, the background color turned to black. I tried to fix the problem by restarting the computer but I don't see the two icons I usually have in the right corner. The computer says hello and it goes to the start page. I need help. Thank you for your assistance.

Asked by mrhlily1920 2 days ago

Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt… (read more)

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt' whether I save the file and install it in windows, or trey to install at the firefox addons page. I have done multiple re-installs of the latest browser, cleaned every file out of the system, even joined this community in case I have to get some kind of membership to get addons.

I am out of ideas to solve the problem, and I cannot find anywhere on the internet where the 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt'. problem I have is solved. Please help.

jkumpire

Asked by jkumpire 4 days ago

Last reply by jkumpire 2 days ago

Firefox Relay - why aren't labels saved

When I first started using Firefox relay I was able to add labels to the masked emails addresses but most of the labels disappeared a couple of months ago - since then I… (read more)

When I first started using Firefox relay I was able to add labels to the masked emails addresses but most of the labels disappeared a couple of months ago - since then I've added the labels again using the edit function & get a response indicating label saved but when I open again to use a masked email address the labels are gone again

Asked by mbarstad159 2 days ago

Autofill not working after last update

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has be… (read more)

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has been working, though.

Asked by jayneeyoung91 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jayneeyoung91 2 days ago

Home page won't open on boot

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back. We are having trouble res… (read more)

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore.

Did all this it is still happening. Last time removing some file folder did not correct. Do not want it to restore last session!

What is causing this?

James

Asked by JJEULER 1 week ago

Last reply by JJEULER 2 days ago

https://community.adobe.com "You are not allowed to access this site"

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc … (read more)

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc

Asked by acct3 1 week ago

Last reply by acct3 2 days ago

Files renaming themselves

Since 3 weeks Firefox keeps renaming % to _ in files I download. For example here what's happens when I try to download folder "%example" from google drive https://imgur.… (read more)

Since 3 weeks Firefox keeps renaming % to _ in files I download. For example here what's happens when I try to download folder "%example" from google drive https://imgur.com/a/59fAgYD Disabling all add-ons doesn't help. I also checked if it was issue with Windows, but it works fine when I tried downloading the same file in Chrome and Edge.

Asked by Tubimura 3 days ago

Suggestion - Symbol/Logo for identifying open browser

Attached is a screen shot showing MS Edge (Bottom left), Chrome (Middle), and Firefox (Top RIght) As one will notice, the lower two has symbol on left side where as Firef… (read more)

Attached is a screen shot showing MS Edge (Bottom left), Chrome (Middle), and Firefox (Top RIght) As one will notice, the lower two has symbol on left side where as Firefox does not. It would be nice to have a symbol/Logo on the left site to make it easier to identify in a screen full of different browsers. It should be done for brand recognition. I use different browsers depending on what I need to do.

Sincerely William Higinbotham, Seminole FL, The ASCII Guy

Asked by higinbotham 4 days ago

Last reply by higinbotham 3 days ago

removing autofill items

I entered my password accidentally into the username field on a webmail page. It keeps showing several entries I made in the past every time I log in. How do I get rid of… (read more)

I entered my password accidentally into the username field on a webmail page. It keeps showing several entries I made in the past every time I log in. How do I get rid of these entries? I searched the subject and all the suggestions of deleting it in the dropdown box with SHIFT+DELETE or CTRL+DELETE don't work.

I also use Vivaldi browser and I have the same issue when logging in to webmail. The list of usernames is different from Firefox so I know the lists are tied to the particular browser. I was able to delete the entire list with Vivaldi and I logged in to webmail and auto-fill list is gone. Can't do the same in Firefox. Please help.

Asked by hongtoh.trevor 6 days ago

Last reply by hongtoh.trevor 3 days ago

Updating to Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) I'm getting error: "You are currently running a browser version that does not support Java plugins anymore.

Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) causes a false error message about a Java plugin which doesn't exist on my installation. This didn't happen with Version 101.0. On Netdania.com… (read more)

Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) causes a false error message about a Java plugin which doesn't exist on my installation. This didn't happen with Version 101.0. On Netdania.com I get "You are currently running a browser version that does not support Java plugins anymore. We recommend to switch to Internet Explorer or Safari on Mac. ". Netdania supports html and is not dependent on Java. I use Netdania.com successfully with the Chrome browser, no Java plugins and it used to work with Firefox 101.0.

Thanks for any help you may be able to provide.

Asked by mxsquid 4 days ago