Firefox Review Checker

How do I delete, remove, or otherwise disable that garbage "review checker" from the latest firefox update. It's useless, un-needed thing that I don't trust. option to O… (read more)

How do I delete, remove, or otherwise disable that garbage "review checker" from the latest firefox update. It's useless, un-needed thing that I don't trust.

option to OPT out REMOVE/DELETE or completely DISABLE!

Asked by BrokenG 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 18 hours ago

Blocking Ads

I do not have any ad blockers and have disabled "Block pop-up windows" in Firefox and turned off "Enhanced Tracking Protection" for sites but I still get the message that… (read more)

I do not have any ad blockers and have disabled "Block pop-up windows" in Firefox and turned off "Enhanced Tracking Protection" for sites but I still get the message that I am blocking ads.

Asked by George Martin 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

New Weather thing

RE: At the top left of the New Tab page, hover over the weather information and click the configuration icon IG page actions. Click Change Location. Enter the… (read more)

RE:

   At the top left of the New Tab page, hover over the weather information and click the configuration icon IG page actions.
   Click Change Location.
   Enter the new location in the field and select the desired location from the drop-down. 

Appears to be phantom ways. There are isn't anything like as described at all. Unable to change my locations. .Your STUIPD weather thing is using my VPN location not my real location and I'm unable to find or make any changes. WHY come up with a big lie saying you can change the location? I'd like to add the screen shot, I guess you also limit what can be uploaded while other places allow WORD with the picture in it OR PDF etc.

Asked by mikedeplanche 3 days ago

Last reply by James 3 days ago

Disable automatic download when browsing

How do I stop firefox from automatically downloading files from the internet when I click on them - without even asking me if I want to download them in the first place. … (read more)

How do I stop firefox from automatically downloading files from the internet when I click on them - without even asking me if I want to download them in the first place. In "Applications", selecting "Always Ask" in "Choose how firefox handles files etc" does not work. Firefox never asks. If it cannot be disabled, I will have to stop using Firefox.

Asked by whellebrand 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Can I opt out of AI browser features?

I am very strongly opposed to any AI features being forced on me. When I opened Amazon today I discovered Fakespot had turned it self on. Might there might be some way to… (read more)

I am very strongly opposed to any AI features being forced on me. When I opened Amazon today I discovered Fakespot had turned it self on. Might there might be some way to edit my config file to not have this happen again?

Asked by Alexander Shields 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

blocking a website from loading

I keep getting rerouted to a malicious McAfee Antivirus software page stating my computer has 5 viruses and my Mcafee subscription has expired, etc. I don't have that sof… (read more)

I keep getting rerouted to a malicious McAfee Antivirus software page stating my computer has 5 viruses and my Mcafee subscription has expired, etc. I don't have that software & NEVER plan to use it. How do I block the URL from loading? This should be SIMPLE in the Mozilla settings, can't find anything regarding web filters or page blocking.

Asked by Tony X 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Porn popped up! How do I protect my family

I was scrolling trying to make cards for Father's Day and there was a pornographic image where there should have been a fairytale castle coloring page. How do I make sur… (read more)

I was scrolling trying to make cards for Father's Day and there was a pornographic image where there should have been a fairytale castle coloring page. How do I make sure this does not happen again?

Asked by Kelly Coyne 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

DuckDuckGo is down

I use DuckDuckGo for my basic search engine on both my laptop (Ubuntu system) and iPhone 8. It does not work today - saying "There was an error displaying the search resu… (read more)

I use DuckDuckGo for my basic search engine on both my laptop (Ubuntu system) and iPhone 8. It does not work today - saying "There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.", needless to say...I have tried a number of times and differed the searches to no avail. I also cleared recent cache/history. Still stuck. Searching on Chrome I see on https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=40451490 that others are also experiencing this problem and do not understand it either - just a few entries

The Sun (a rather populist newspaper in UK) has an article saying it is international and happening today, 23 May 2024, suggests no fixes. (Not exactly a reliable source in my thing)

Has anyone ideas or should I just wait and use an alternative search engine meanwhile? Thanks for any help

Asked by b17m 1 month ago

Last reply by James 1 month ago

Firefox not showing/displaying Yahoo! Comments

This current version of Firefox (126.0) is preventing Yahoo! Comments from showing/displaying in ANY Yahoo! article. After I finished reading a Yahoo! article, the Yahoo!… (read more)

This current version of Firefox (126.0) is preventing Yahoo! Comments from showing/displaying in ANY Yahoo! article. After I finished reading a Yahoo! article, the Yahoo! Comments is viewed but upon clicking on Comments, it just disappeared. It happens in any Yahoo! article with Comments. I used Safari to see if I experience similar issue but Safari is able to show/display Yahoo! Comments upon clicking on them. I have no other browser plug-in or app in Firefox preventing Yahoo! Comments from showing, it seems to be a Firefox JavaScript issue.

Asked by Rob 2 months ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 2 months ago

Search Engine

I have made Firefox my default browser, and set Google as my default search engine. I'd like to keep it that way, BUT ... Every morning when I come to work and open my … (read more)

I have made Firefox my default browser, and set Google as my default search engine.

I'd like to keep it that way, BUT ...

Every morning when I come to work and open my browser and begin to search .. Yahoo comes up .. or Bing ???? I delete them, and again set Google as the default ... BUT FIREFOX CONTINUES TO REVERT TO YAHOO, or BING SEARCH RESULTS  ?!?!?!?!?!?

Even when I deliberately open Google and search in Google .. the results appear and then suddenly, a new window pops up with Yahoo results, covering up the Google results????

How can I make Firefox respond to the default search setting I choose????

This is intolerable. If I can't get ride of Yahoo and Bing and all these other inferior search engines, then I'm going to go back to using Chrome.

Asked by Kevin 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Cannot access Virgin.com Account or e-mail since last Mizilla Update

I can't access my Virgin e-mail. I sign in with usual e-mail and password, then click and the link just doesn't work. The same when I ry to access my Virgin account detai… (read more)

I can't access my Virgin e-mail. I sign in with usual e-mail and password, then click and the link just doesn't work. The same when I ry to access my Virgin account details. Sign in and the links just don't work. It was fine yesterday, but there has been another Mozilla 'Update' which has 'Broken' the Virgin site! Can I roll back to the previous version of Firefox? There does seem to be an awful lot of updates; every few days it sems. Why?

Asked by Gemini Idf 2 months ago

Last reply by James 2 months ago

Get UAC popup requiring permission to update

Hi, I have been using firefox for many years and never showed me an UAC popup requiring permissions to update firefox as soon as i clicked the firefox icon in the taskbar… (read more)

Hi, I have been using firefox for many years and never showed me an UAC popup requiring permissions to update firefox as soon as i clicked the firefox icon in the taskbar. Today suddenly required it. I am administrator in windows 10, and have automatic updates enabled as always. I am using 125.0.3 (64-bit) version. This could be a bug or a virus? i am worried that could have given permission to a virus to install something else when i pressed the firefox icon.

Asked by YoPispo 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

cannot restore history

Accidentally closed browser with many multiple tabs open. Tried to restore history but option was grayed out. Tried several times but was not able to get back to the or… (read more)

Accidentally closed browser with many multiple tabs open. Tried to restore history but option was grayed out. Tried several times but was not able to get back to the original browsing window with the multiple open tabs.

Would really appreciate help on this, if possible, as the many multiple tabs contained family history research that will be difficult to impossible to duplicate.

Thank you.

Asked by jengel1600 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Disable autofilling/suggestions for e-mails/usernames

I've been searching for how to disable the little dropdown menus with emails you could use for a field, but I can't find anything. I made a clean install and found some… (read more)

I've been searching for how to disable the little dropdown menus with emails you could use for a field, but I can't find anything.

I made a clean install and found someone that had the solution, but I can't find this post anymore no matter how much I search.

There's no forms and autofill section for me under the privacy section of settings, whether it's been removed through updates or it's a bug for me (which would be weird if it were both the case on my current PC and the old one) I don't know.

All I know is that the solution involved going to about:config and changing a setting in there.

I don't want to just delete the entry by doing down arrow and delete.

Any help is appreciated!

Asked by tryspamming 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago