why can't this "help" page answer a direct question?

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have noth… (read more)

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have nothing whatsoever to do with the question!

Asked by sercouwis2004 4 days ago

Last reply by u10tek1 20 hours ago

How to disable the update dialog?

So I've disabled Firefox updates because of the personal preferences. It keeps nagging me every day with the modal to update. How do I disable this annoying useless fea… (read more)

So I've disabled Firefox updates because of the personal preferences. It keeps nagging me every day with the modal to update. How do I disable this annoying useless feature?

Firefox 85.0 on mac os.

I've tried searching "about:config" for all preferences that contain "update" and look like timers and changed the timestamps to something in the far future. Still no dice, the update dialog keeps appearing every day like clockwork.

Asked by Alex 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 38 minutes ago

Firefox opening in the background on its own, on startup and consuming high amount of CPU

Every time I switch on my laptop, I found that it was heating up without opening anything. I open the task manager and I see that Firefox is running and using a huge amou… (read more)

Every time I switch on my laptop, I found that it was heating up without opening anything. I open the task manager and I see that Firefox is running and using a huge amount of the CPU and apparently consuming a lot of the battery as well. Firefox is not there in my startup list. I have reinstalled and installed multiple times. I have tried changing toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart to false. I have tried changing browser.tabs.remote.autostart to false.

If I do open Firefox now, without ending the task that is already running, and then close it later, it is still running in the background. Only way to stop this task running is to end task and I have to do it every time I switch on my Laptop.

I hope I have described the problem well, please let me know what other details I can provide. I am putting a screenshot of the task running as well. Thanks in advance

Asked by anupambhaskarb 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 hours ago

Lockwise as a desktop app for Windows 10, like it is for iOS and Android

Is it possible to make a desktop client for Lockwise password manager, as I simply can't live without it? I can't find decent password managers for other browsers The aut… (read more)

Is it possible to make a desktop client for Lockwise password manager, as I simply can't live without it? I can't find decent password managers for other browsers The auto-fill is very interactive and fast, and I feel it's unique to Lockwise Any way to make Lockwise a desktop app as well, for other browsers?

Asked by kantonato12 3 months ago

Last reply by Roger 3 days ago

I'm concerned about Firfox sharing my personal data with Google Chrome. Is it possible that you DO NOT SHARE USER DATA WITH THEM?

I'm asking if it's possible for Firefox to Not Share USER Personal Data with Google Chrome. I have set all my preferences in Firefox browser to not share, be secure, use… (read more)

I'm asking if it's possible for Firefox to Not Share USER Personal Data with Google Chrome. I have set all my preferences in Firefox browser to not share, be secure, use private browser, etc. to a the extent possible based on settings. I don't have "location services" turned on on my Mac or Ipad mini and yet some things open up and they know where I am. I feel like I've lost any ability to maintain privacy and that I feel I cannot control it as even setting up settings, I'm aware that some coding only gives impression your safe but in fact YOU ARE NOT!! I am security conceous to a fault and yet I don't feel safe on either device. Can Mozilla/Firefox stop sending user data to Google Chrome to help with keeping privacy user personal data. I saw an article recently that says they are testing .05 of their users to in effect "from MY PERSONAL OPINION" they are stealing this data for them to use WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. Government protections are not kept up to speed and using a computer these days seems to insist that I give up my personal rights to MY DATA. It's ALWAYS MY DATA and not theirs... Using a "any service" does not make it your data but they do have a responsibility to keep it safe and it should not be shared out side MY express consent. It seems we are losing that ability more and more. So I'm asking if Mozilla can stop sharing USER PERSONAL DATA with Google Chrome?

Asked by DLAlfano 3 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 months ago

row height on Bookmarks

With the new version 89 the row height for bookmarks is way too big and now I am scrolling all over the place. I had them all perfectly spaced to show all in my full scre… (read more)

With the new version 89 the row height for bookmarks is way too big and now I am scrolling all over the place. I had them all perfectly spaced to show all in my full screen without scrolling. Is there an adjustment where I can go back to the previous narrower height?

Asked by oldbob2 1 month ago

Last reply by j.w.attwood 1 month ago

How do I diable muting on tabs?

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them. I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to… (read more)

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them.

I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to the tab when I click on it.

How do I do that?

My version is 89.0

Asked by guardianofthebox 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Email a webpage link in Firefox?

How can I email the link for a webpage I am on to someone? There used to be three little dots immediately to the left of the bookmark star on the page address that I coul… (read more)

How can I email the link for a webpage I am on to someone? There used to be three little dots immediately to the left of the bookmark star on the page address that I could right click and easily send the page link with. Now it appears to have disappeared (6/15/2021). Help!

Asked by barbara52 1 month ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 1 month ago

volume and sound will not work since last 2 updates on both windows 7 and windows 10 after 89 and 89.1. youtube videos and others will not play sound. They did before these horrible updates.

volume and sound will not work since last 2 updates on both windows 7 and windows 10 comuputers after 89 and 89.1. youtube videos and others will not play sound. They … (read more)

volume and sound will not work since last 2 updates on both windows 7 and windows 10 comuputers after 89 and 89.1. youtube videos and others will not play sound. They did before these horrible updates. what do I need to put in my userchrome to make them work? Any other fixes.

Asked by inzaratha 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

Version 90.0 broke Print Preview and Shrink to Fit.

I've already found the solution, but wanted to share that Version 90 created a problem with Print Preview and Shrink to Fit. Uninstalling Version 90 and re-installing Ver… (read more)

I've already found the solution, but wanted to share that Version 90 created a problem with Print Preview and Shrink to Fit. Uninstalling Version 90 and re-installing Version 89 fixed the problem. With Version 90 the Print Preview function (which I love) didn't work properly. When I try to Shrink to Fit any page, the first page shrinks, but the second page isn't pulled into the first page. Also, there's missing information on both pages. If there's another solution so I can use Version 90, please tell me. If not, and Mozilla is doing away with Print Preview (and Shrink to Fit), I'll have to do away with Mozilla Firefox. Sorry, but that's the main reason I use Firefox over Chrome. Perhaps I can find another browser to do what I want. I hope not though.

Asked by toddmnuccio 1 week ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 4 days ago

error when access a website

Hi friends, When I direct to a website I got error as in image: An error occurred during a connection to website xxxxxxxxx. A PKCS #11 module returned CKR_GENERAL_ERROR, … (read more)

Hi friends,

When I direct to a website I got error as in image: An error occurred during a connection to website xxxxxxxxx. A PKCS #11 module returned CKR_GENERAL_ERROR, indicating that an unrecoverable error has occurred.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_PKCS11_GENERAL_ERROR

Hope someone can help me, thanks. Best Regards,

Asked by 2565221487 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Firefox updates causing issues

Within the past 3-4 week, I am constantly getting messages that FF has updates. These messages are coming randomly throughout the day and when I select "Dismiss", it upd… (read more)

Within the past 3-4 week, I am constantly getting messages that FF has updates. These messages are coming randomly throughout the day and when I select "Dismiss", it updates anyway. These updates have caused me to lose bookmarks and saved log in for certain websites. This is frustrating. I cannot go through this everyday, all day. This is my work computer and my technology department cannot seem to find or figure out the issue. I no longer have the option to turn off updates. This is happening on my desktop only. No issues with the laptop. Never had issues with FF updates before; updates would occur overnight and bookmarks were never lost. WHAT GIVES?????????? I have attached screenshots. I have even uninstalled and reinstalled the browser. Cannot use Chrome, Edge or IE for the software I use for work; all modules will not work with those browsers. This is a brand new desktop; less than 6 months old.

Asked by sford1 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago