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problems with new tab page saved sites

Hello, I use Windows 7 with a Gateway computer. On the "new tab" page I pin sites,but, they are removed sooner or later for new sites. When I pin a site , I expect it to … (read more)

Hello, I use Windows 7 with a Gateway computer. On the "new tab" page I pin sites,but, they are removed sooner or later for new sites. When I pin a site , I expect it to remain . So, even if I do not visit a site for a long time, is there a way to keep my pinned sites from being displaced ? Also, instructions say, "to show more or fewer top sites" to hover until the edit link appears. I try hovering all over but can not get the edit link to appear. Any help will be much appreciated. Thank you

Asked by daveneedstoknow 6 days ago

Same favicons for different web services running on one host

If there are several applications with their own web interface (web server on different ports) on a host (same IP address), the same favicon is always displayed in the bo… (read more)

If there are several applications with their own web interface (web server on different ports) on a host (same IP address), the same favicon is always displayed in the bookmarks for all applications.

Example: On one computer there are several applications with their own web interfaces such as home automation, media server, network management, etc. The applications are addressed via different ports (https://mydomain.com:xxx). The correct associated favicons are always displayed in the corresponding browser tabs.

But when bookmarks are created for these applications, they all get the same favicon.

I can't see any regularity which favicon is chosen. At first I thought it was always the favicon of the application running on port 80. However, I have also managed other favicons depending on the order in which I created the bookmarks. But in the end all bookmarks always have the same favicon, because the favicons also change later after the bookmark originally had the right favicon :-(

Asked by root66 6 days ago

Export X.509 certificate no longer allows DER format

I used to annually export an X.509 certificate in DER format from a vendor's web site to import in an application. The steps were: 1. Connect to the vendor's website 2. … (read more)

I used to annually export an X.509 certificate in DER format from a vendor's web site to import in an application. The steps were:

1. Connect to the vendor's website 2. Click the padlock in the address bar 3. Click connection arrow to expand 4. Click More information 5. With the Security icon selected, click View Certificate button 6. Select the Details tab and then click the Export ... button 7. From the Save as type: field, select X.509 Certificate (DER) (*.der) Now, under Miscellaneous, only PEM (cert) and PEM (chain) are available

How can I save the certificate as type: X.509 Certificate (DER) (*.der)

Asked by BH in WI 6 days ago

know username and passwords not being recognized on some webistes

On my flickr account I am using a know username and password that other photographers are also using. Seems people who are using a windows base computer and MacPro Laptop… (read more)

On my flickr account I am using a know username and password that other photographers are also using. Seems people who are using a windows base computer and MacPro Laptop users PRE, BOFORE using the Big Sur OS update are not having any issues. I can see their pictures, where I get an invalid password error. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by snoopydad 6 days ago

The On Screen Keyboard of Windows 10 doesnt Work.

Now, this might have been resolved already or there is a easy solution and I just dont know. But, everytime I use my Laptop in Tablet Mode the OSK will appear for a seco… (read more)

Now, this might have been resolved already or there is a easy solution and I just dont know. But, everytime I use my Laptop in Tablet Mode the OSK will appear for a second upon hitting a Box in which Text can be written. However, it will close after a second.

I already tried turning off ".osk.detect_physical_keyboard" and on again. it didnt change Anything. Nor did changing Settings in the WIndos Settings itself.

can anyone help me with this Issue? It is really annoying and doesnt make Firefox a good option as my standard browser.

Asked by Toastertag 6 days ago

Firefox is hiding letters of words when on Outlook and other problems.

When I am on the Outlook site Firefox is hiding letters to my words when I try to write an email to someone, and it is gliching when II use other sites, what is causing t… (read more)

When I am on the Outlook site Firefox is hiding letters to my words when I try to write an email to someone, and it is gliching when II use other sites, what is causing this? And how can I get it to stop this from happening again?

Asked by WDHS2011 6 days ago

Saving to wrong location

deets: v87 via flatpak on debian(buster) No matter where I save a file the lastdir is always "/run/user/1000/doc/*some random folder name, that changes each time*". manu… (read more)

deets: v87 via flatpak on debian(buster)

No matter where I save a file the lastdir is always "/run/user/1000/doc/*some random folder name, that changes each time*".

manually changing browser.download.lastDir causes the next attempt to save to go to the desired folder, but a second attempt reverts to /run/user/1000/doc/abcd123.

Has anyone any idea whats going on?

Asked by buckmulligan26 6 days ago

MSEdge, Why Is it Allowed to Get My Mozilla PW's fm FireFox ?

Ok. So i have never ever used MS Edge for logging into FireFox and Mozilla accounts. But low and behold, MSEdge now has these Login and PW's for these accounts. I had b… (read more)

Ok. So i have never ever used MS Edge for logging into FireFox and Mozilla accounts. But low and behold, MSEdge now has these Login and PW's for these accounts.

I had brought up this observation, in the recent past, regarding how MSEdge aggregated all my logins and pw's from FireFox. And the response was for me to use a Master Password.

But this isnt the solution or the issue at hand.

The concern is why does Edge believe it is entitled to aggregate my FireFox PW's? And when does it do so? And how does it tap into the encrypted FF files? Yet, Edge has not aggregated the bookmarks in FF.

Something is not right nor ethical.

Interestingly, perhaps FireFox users that lose their logins and passwords in FireFox browser can tap into MSEdge to restore them? Seems like a reasonable solution.

Asked by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 days ago

FYI to all... FF87.0 update broke my ability to logon to financial sites... Fixed today by NFCU update...

My Navy Federal Credit Union did a major update to their system today 04/07/2021. After the update I was no longer prevented from logging on w/FF87.0 private window. Saw … (read more)

My Navy Federal Credit Union did a major update to their system today 04/07/2021. After the update I was no longer prevented from logging on w/FF87.0 private window. Saw others having many problems similar to mine & you might mention to them that FF87.0 may now be more advanced than the various systems that they are not able to login to after the FF87.0 update. I was using MSEdge to access my blocked sites & almost went back to FF86.0.1.

Problems with Youtube full screen not working persist. Could be a spyware tool embedded by Google that is broken now. Not a big enough problem to force me to roll back version of FF. Saw many others were having online video problems since update. I don't have an answer for them.

Guessing as privacy protection increases our access problems will also increase as hacks, spies & adware try to battle back. Me? I like my privacy & thank Mozilla folks for their great work. God bless one & all. Stay safe.

Asked by John_3_16 5 days ago

The PKCS #12 operation failed for unknown reasons.

Hi all, I am trying to install a certificate that works in Chrome without problems. The error is "The PKCS #12 operation failed for unknown reasons." How can I fix this? … (read more)

Hi all,

I am trying to install a certificate that works in Chrome without problems. The error is "The PKCS #12 operation failed for unknown reasons."

How can I fix this? I have tried things like uninstall and install again but the problem persists... I am Windows 10 Pro user and I have the latest Firefox version.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by jjmiret 5 days ago

Firefox and Intune question

Hi All, I have successfully deployed and configured Firefox to my company through Intune however I was wondering if it is possible to alter the installed Desktop/Start Me… (read more)

Hi All,

I have successfully deployed and configured Firefox to my company through Intune however I was wondering if it is possible to alter the installed Desktop/Start Menu icons to a custom .ico so the end users don't associate it with a browser but thier web based application.

In Intune I can only change the deployed Company Portal app icon but cannot alter the default Desktop/Start Menu icon. I know I can do this manually for the Desktop Icon but for 1200+ users this is not fees able to do manually

thanks

Asked by Vantage21 5 days ago

youtube bug , stutter

Hi I recently had this problem, when i open a video (to listen to music) and open another tab to watch some gifs, the video bug multiple time for a brief delay but is lit… (read more)

Hi I recently had this problem, when i open a video (to listen to music) and open another tab to watch some gifs, the video bug multiple time for a brief delay but is little bit annoying, i never had this problem before, i made some research and followed some steps.. i couldn't resolve the problem: - cleared the cache - refresh the page - launch Firefox on Save Mode - Force youtube to use H.264 _ installed this add-ons : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1245735 - reduced the performance (use less memory/cores) _ disable hardware acceleration.

Cheers

Asked by Spada818 5 days ago

How to open firefox in taskbar ?

Since version 68 it is not possible to start Firefox in minimized mode in the taskbar. Do you have a solution please? With shortcut property = no résult With a batch fil… (read more)

Since version 68 it is not possible to start Firefox in minimized mode in the taskbar. Do you have a solution please? With shortcut property = no résult With a batch file = no résult I am using Windows 10 and last version of firefox (87.0) Thanks

Asked by Papiche 5 days ago

Firefox will not open when being prompt to open and type of link (as the default app), It just gets stuck

I'm not quite sure what causes this, but I have reinstalled firefox, cleared cache, but everytime I try to open any sort of links (while firefox is closed) It simply gets… (read more)

I'm not quite sure what causes this, but I have reinstalled firefox, cleared cache, but everytime I try to open any sort of links (while firefox is closed) It simply gets stuck and does nothing, and I am forced to close it via task manager.

Asked by ZENDER- 5 days ago

Numerous Random Script Conflicts Disabling Browser

Hello, This is my version of a Firefox usability review for 2021. I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro, on new hardware, and run identical add-ons and extensions in b… (read more)

Hello,

This is my version of a Firefox usability review for 2021.

I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro, on new hardware, and run identical add-ons and extensions in both Firefox and Chrome most recent versions (auto-update).

For the last few years about 10% of all websites I visit weekly have some kind of functionality that does not work in Firefox, but does work in Chrome. This forces users (at least me) in to the arms of another browser, because Chrome *always* works.

Today, I couldn't lookup a license key on Kaspersky's website due to a 'Cross-Origin Request Blocked:' error. Result was; key not found. Switching to Chrome, I had my key in seconds. This kind of problem happens A LOT.

I get frustrated because either the security level of Firefox is insanely high and unforgiving, or Chrome is completely unsafe. But we know that's not true either. Why am I safe in Chrome, but not in Firefox when viewing the exact same web pages? My anti-virus isn't enough?

As websites lean more and more heavily on scripts, Firefox becomes more and more unusable for me.

To be clear, I am a network admin who has been experiencing these security SNAFU's in Firefox that require switching to Chrome in order to compete registration, fill out some forms, or access some kind of AJAX type info or CDN files, that is extremely frustrating when you don't want to use Google's spy tool, Chrome.

I DO appreciate the Firefox browser, and its developers. This is just an FYI - no reply needed.

Asked by jim258 5 days ago