Showing questions tagged: Show all questions
  • Archived

Can I have Firefox ask before closing private windows with multiple tabs?

To better control my browsing history and what sites are allowed to leave behind cookies, I primarily use private windows when I browse. I've used private windows in this… (read more)

To better control my browsing history and what sites are allowed to leave behind cookies, I primarily use private windows when I browse. I've used private windows in this manner for years, I find them quite useful, however, this means when I accidentally hit that big X at the top right corner, I have nothing but my horrible memory to rely on in trying to restore some of what was rather suddenly lost.

For years I've had Firefox ask before closing windows with multiple tabs, a feature I've found quite useful. Is there any way I can set Firefox behave the same towards private windows?

Please don't respond with the obvious "just stop using private windows". Were that to be a worthy solution, I wouldn't be asking this. I'm not about to sacrifice the benefits of private windows that motivated me to use them in the first place, I just wanna know if I can prevent the consequential loss of tabs I've experienced from it.

(p.s. I've now twice typed this question out in private windows before accidentally closing them, first trying to open the menu to double check my browser version, and second by hitting CTRL-W)

Thank you all, and I hope you have a wonderful day.

Asked by Grayvee 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

  • Archived

cant find solution anywhere

why (https://www.bseindia.com/) this website not show as useual..its show some word instead graph and number... my flash player up to date.... i add a image if you want t… (read more)

why (https://www.bseindia.com/) this website not show as useual..its show some word instead graph and number... my flash player up to date.... i add a image if you want to check...in other browser its work fine..but not in firefox.. i also try everything i know even i reinstall it but till problem not solve.... i faced this prob last few month if you help me it will be my pleasure

https://imgur.com/a/8eKxikZ image firefox prob

Asked by sudipa.gangatikur 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

How do I force Firefox to use my Windows 10 default location?

I'm running Windows 10. I have set my default location with Windows Maps. Firefox ignores it. Can I force Firefox to ignore ISP responses and use my default location ins… (read more)

I'm running Windows 10. I have set my default location with Windows Maps.

Firefox ignores it.

Can I force Firefox to ignore ISP responses and use my default location instead?

Asked by d29bear446 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

  • Archived

Recaptcha no longer seems to work.

You get the standard message of mark crosswalks, for example. When they are marked, they fade out and new pictures appear. When you finally get to no crosswalks shown an… (read more)

You get the standard message of mark crosswalks, for example. When they are marked, they fade out and new pictures appear. When you finally get to no crosswalks shown and click verify, you start all over again. I am unable to get past ReCaptcha to get to the sight. Using Chrome is flawless for ReCaptcha. Add-ons are Badger, Bit Defender Anti-tracker, Malware Bytes, Bit Warden, DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials and facebook container. Recaptcha had worked with all of these enabled in the recent past. Something must have changed.

Asked by ialaw1 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

  • Archived

"Invisible" window opening whenever I start Firefox, can't close

Wish there was an email to contact support but I guess this is the only option. Anyway, as the title states I have a random "invisible" window that I can't get rid of. I … (read more)

Wish there was an email to contact support but I guess this is the only option.

Anyway, as the title states I have a random "invisible" window that I can't get rid of. I click the 'X' and nothing happens and when I close/reopen Firefox it's still there.

Anyone else had this or know of a way to fix it? (Preferably without having to reinstall)

Asked by Jack 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

  • Archived

firefox doe not open a site for ever and i get this to see everytime! Help! Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeee

this is what I get to see : Checking your browser before accessing watchseries.so. This process is automatic. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortl… (read more)

this is what I get to see :


Checking your browser before accessing watchseries.so.

This process is automatic. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly.

Please allow up to 5 seconds… DDoS protection by Cloudflare Ray ID: 5fdff4051d21dfad

Asked by volkmar 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

address bar defaults to https

I cannot stop Firefox from adding https to address bar. I type in http, and it changes to https, Even if I set my homepage with an http only address, it automatically goe… (read more)

I cannot stop Firefox from adding https to address bar. I type in http, and it changes to https, Even if I set my homepage with an http only address, it automatically goes to https

Asked by markmul 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

List of previous Q&A no longer work

This is not a question, it's a complaint. I have a carefully kept a list of links to question's and answers I have gotten here over the years. I can no longer access them… (read more)

This is not a question, it's a complaint. I have a carefully kept a list of links to question's and answers I have gotten here over the years. I can no longer access them. <angry>

I don't like it that I need to log into and learn a new system but when I try to view old Q&As I get this screen:

Asked by i_am_jim1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

Firefox Logo

Firefox said to refresh and so I refreshed. Now, the beautiful Firefox logo that appeared on my homepage, that I really enjoyed and was one of the main reasons I even ch… (read more)

Firefox said to refresh and so I refreshed. Now, the beautiful Firefox logo that appeared on my homepage, that I really enjoyed and was one of the main reasons I even chose Firefox, is just gone. Only a plain black screen remains. And yes, I tried the customized options and still no Firefox curled around the blue globe. What happened to it?

Asked by janarae 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

Will the import process for bookmarks import duplicates or will it filter out the copies?

I've used FF for years. I recently tried Chrome and imported to Chrome from FF all my FF bookmarks and data. While using Chrome I've added book marks and more. I want to … (read more)

I've used FF for years. I recently tried Chrome and imported to Chrome from FF all my FF bookmarks and data. While using Chrome I've added book marks and more. I want to import back to FF from Chrome bookmarks that were added into Chrome. Is FF's import tool smart enough to filter out from the import all the copies that already exist in FF? Or what is the best method for importing everything?

Asked by lolaiii 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

Browser window is moving up and not all visible on laptop screen

For last few weeks whenever I open a new web browser in firefox the screen display now open slightly off screen with the top having moved up (and also a little to the rig… (read more)

For last few weeks whenever I open a new web browser in firefox the screen display now open slightly off screen with the top having moved up (and also a little to the right) making the scroll bar barely visible and tabs not visible. I can grab and move sometimes but it has become a consistent problem and I do not know why. Nothing has changed that I am aware of. How can this issue be fixed? Thank you

Asked by mcp707 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

  • Archived

I can't access my gmail account: I cant get into my gmail account, i know the password. Maybe someone is using my gmail

i try to get into my account of gmail, mkore than 5 times i have to try. I know the password and it doesnt make anything, almost I have one password that gave me FIREFOX … (read more)

i try to get into my account of gmail, mkore than 5 times i have to try. I know the password and it doesnt make anything, almost I have one password that gave me FIREFOX ACCOUNT and it doesnt work. Probably somebody is using my account of gmail: amorzero951@gmail.com, because usually I´ve been used rented computers becaise in my country its commun if you dont have your owns computer.

Asked by amorzero951 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

  • Archived

All in general...

Ok guys, first I've been using this browser since it was called Netscape 1.0. This is quite some time ago, right? But now level of suffering has become too high. I'm not … (read more)

Ok guys, first I've been using this browser since it was called Netscape 1.0.

This is quite some time ago, right? But now level of suffering has become too high. I'm not writing 10 finger system. I've not studied computer science. (However a MINT subject.)

Nowadays at least weekly a website crashes, because I'm typing some unknown (to me) key combination, which causes the site to reload, Firefox to close, a new tab to be replaced, or whatsoever bullshit. And no way to switch off short cuts (at least as far as I have found out).

Even to get to this page was an odyssey. First set up an account, the confirmation code not accepted, a resend request omitted, finally some old password worked. On the way restart browser, as accidentially again I typed some key sequence, which killed the browser task....

I'll switch to edge or chrome, or whatsoever, because I'm really fed up. After over 25 years. Is that, what you wanted? The kids of 25 or below don't care about Mozilla! They even don't ask a single question about their browser (on Android - guess, what they use...). I know about of this, as I've got two of those here at home.

I'm not asking for help, since this already beyond scope. This is a farewell post. My mails are managed by Pegasus ever since and I'll return to Opera now, despite it is the Webkit engine. Netflix runs smoothly. Firefox and Netflix is a neverending vexation. I've been using Opera as well for over 20 years. They did a better job.

It's bitter, but for me, it's the truth....

Asked by rbit 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

  • Archived

Blank page for outlook email password page

Good Afternoon, I am running windows 10 and I can easily go to the outlook live email sign in page, after I put in my email address it should next go to enter the passwor… (read more)

Good Afternoon, I am running windows 10 and I can easily go to the outlook live email sign in page, after I put in my email address it should next go to enter the password but it just goes to a blank page. I tried firefox, edge and chrome, all with the same result, cleared cache, history, etc. with no change. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!

Asked by hlcneo 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago