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firefox 73 profile location problem

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my prefe… (read more)

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my preferred location in appdata\roaming\mozila\profiles.ini but 73 regularly ignores this and puts a basic profile in the default location and alters profile.ini. Using the profile manager does not get any better results. I am also having problems with the home page, I have set a custom page but 73 often resets this to a blank page or sometimes the default home page. I have had to resort to a 'portable' version as 73 constantly resetting things was getting so annoying but the portable does not work well as a default browser.

Asked by mikebravo 7 months ago

Firefox always opens bhind other windows

When I open a new firefox browser, it always opens behind other windows on my PC. This just started happening yesterday for no apparent reason. Has anyone else run into … (read more)

When I open a new firefox browser, it always opens behind other windows on my PC. This just started happening yesterday for no apparent reason.

Has anyone else run into this and come up with a solution?

Asked by tasburath 2 months ago

Blogger video autoplay

I have a blog on blogger.com. There is a feature with HTML code where once going onto a site have a video or audio autoplay video and/or music. The code is ......  ?auto… (read more)

I have a blog on blogger.com. There is a feature with HTML code where once going onto a site have a video or audio autoplay video and/or music. The code is ......  ?autoplay=1 ..... at the end of the URL. I tried for days to get this to work and could not. I then tried another browser and poof it worked. What is there in Firefox that is not allowing this to work and is there a change I can make to allow it to work?

Asked by rsm6120 2 months ago

Animated tab moving

So I've decided to give Firefox a try since chrome was eating up my ram and I like it so far except for when you're moving the tabs from another window to another one and… (read more)

So I've decided to give Firefox a try since chrome was eating up my ram and I like it so far except for when you're moving the tabs from another window to another one and to make this easier I'll provide two pictures of what im talking about so I'm wondering if I can move tabs like google on firefox?

Asked by ThimSTR 2 months ago

screen flickering and not rendering correctly.

I have just had latest update install for mozilla firefox. Now my screen is breaking up into black rectangles and is not rendering properly. I had this problem but last … (read more)

I have just had latest update install for mozilla firefox. Now my screen is breaking up into black rectangles and is not rendering properly. I had this problem but last update seem to fix it. I can't tell you how utterlydepressing this is. I don't have any knowledge to fix it and if it goes back to how it was permanently then, much as I love firefox I'm dumping it. Unless there is a solution. It would be nice to roll back the update and also choose not to install any in future. god's teeth I'm on windows 10 if that makes a difference.

Asked by MArll 2 months ago

Emotes dialog box and similar dialog boxes / pop-ups on Facebook and other forums are showing on top of the page instead of showing at the comment box they belong to after latest update

So I'm using Firefox Browser Developer edition. Ever since it updated to version 80.0b1 (64-bit), the dialog kind of pop-ups or tooltips or however they're called, are no… (read more)

So I'm using Firefox Browser Developer edition.

Ever since it updated to version 80.0b1 (64-bit), the dialog kind of pop-ups or tooltips or however they're called, are not showing properly, on sites like Facebook and other forums I use.

As you can see in the image, if you're typing on the text field, when you click the Emote / Emoji button, the pop-up window should be shown right below the text field, however ever since the update, they appear at the top of the page, making it impossible to use if the post I'm commenting on is deeper in the page.

It's really annoying, and that's just an example, but there are many other dialog kind of windows that are behaving similarly.

Deactivating add-ons didn't help.

This wasn't a problem before the update. Is this gonna get fixed? What is affecting its proper behavior? I'd appreciate any help.

Asked by martinez.olvera.omar 2 months ago

can't use netflix, spotify etc after Firefox update

Hi, Yesterday I installed a new version of Firefox. And after that I can't run Netflix, Spotify and Viaplay. I can log in but when I want to start a movie or play some mu… (read more)

Hi, Yesterday I installed a new version of Firefox. And after that I can't run Netflix, Spotify and Viaplay. I can log in but when I want to start a movie or play some music it says that Firefox is installing components to play sound and video - but nothing happens. I have been using Firefox for many years and the programs have always worked - until yesterday after I installed the new version. I'm on a PC using windows. Any tips on how to proceed?

Asked by martin156 2 months ago

email settings

I have one main email address plus several others. Usually when I log on to Thunderbird all the four email adresses, each with with its own set of subfolders appears on t… (read more)

I have one main email address plus several others. Usually when I log on to Thunderbird all the four email adresses, each with with its own set of subfolders appears on the opening Thunderbird screen on a vertical panel on the left. I can then click on to any of the four and see their incoming and sent messages. This has worked well for some years.

Yesterday, for no reason I can think of, only the main email (with its subfolders) appears. I cannot make the others re-appear, although I know they received emails in the last few hours.

Please help Dumbfounded

Asked by ereich 2 months ago

Insecure connection messege on Ali Express search

I'm getting this annoying message on my personal laptop always when I use the search bar on Ali express website "The information you have entered on this page will be sen… (read more)

I'm getting this annoying message on my personal laptop always when I use the search bar on Ali express website

"The information you have entered on this page will be sent over insecure connection and could be read by a third party. Are you sure you want to send this information? This is followed below with two boxes, "Continue" and "Cancel”. “

Although I don't get this message on my laptop at office using the same Firefox browser

Asked by M7md 2 months ago

Problems with Firefox and McAfee True Key

My McAfee True Key app has stopped working since the Firefox update several days ago, I removed and reinstalled the app since but to no avail. The app will not open. acco… (read more)

My McAfee True Key app has stopped working since the Firefox update several days ago, I removed and reinstalled the app since but to no avail. The app will not open. according to the McAfee help forums, I not the only one who has experienced problem with True Key App since the Firefox update. what can we expect in help for this problem.

Asked by Don 2 months ago

Clicking links doesn't always result in a website opening

Over the past couple of months I have been noticing an increasing trend for Firefox to not open links when I click them. I have a custom HTML homescreen that I use with m… (read more)

Over the past couple of months I have been noticing an increasing trend for Firefox to not open links when I click them. I have a custom HTML homescreen that I use with my popular sites. They are all setup to open in new tabs using standard HTML coding from W3C; nothing fancy; I use the same page in all my browsers across all my devices, and the bones of the page are used on my work computer as well.

Sometimes, when I click one of the links, nothing happens. Sometimes, when I click one of the links, a new tab opens with no URL. Sometimes, when I click one of the links, a new tab opens with the URL in the URL bar, but it doesn't navigate. And sometimes, finally, when I click one of the links, a new tab opens and the page I was actually trying to get to appears.

This doesn't happen just on my homescreen. Sometimes, often in fact, this happens on Reddit. This happens on Autoblog. This happens on CNN.

I have refreshed Firefox. I have nuked my profile entirely and started anew. I have tried it both with and without my profile syncing. It happens in Safe Mode. It happens both on my personal desktop, and my personal laptop, which are configured identically from a software perspective.

This is super irritating. Please, help me Firefox Support Community, you're my only hope.

Asked by phobos512 2 months ago

Master password error

Hello, I decided to use your master password feature. I've written the password on paper for backup purpose. And everything worked fine for aprox. 1 month. But today to m… (read more)

Hello, I decided to use your master password feature. I've written the password on paper for backup purpose. And everything worked fine for aprox. 1 month. But today to my surprise Firefox told me that master password is wrong. I've typed this password at least several times before (with success) so I was sure that I remember it correctly. Fortunately I had it on the paper. I checked it - and I realized, that I remembered it correctly. So I tried once again but I failed. I tried few times with the same result. I had the same password also for different site. So I logged on that site - with success. So my keyboard seems to work correctly. I didn't change master password in Firefox. At least I am not aware of that. It was unchanged for whole period I used this feature, as I wrote it wasn't long. Fortunately I have all important passwords saved on the paper so I decided to reset my Firefox Master password. It is possible that I've lost less important passwords but I can reset them because I still have access to my most important data. I do not need any help. And I am aware that I could made mistake of any type. But I decided to report that because there is also a chance that this is Firefox error so you should be aware of my case.

Asked by artur.a.sakowski 2 months ago

My account not syncing

Hi, I just formatted my laptop and while i installed firefox on my laptop and tried syncing my old settings (including logging passwords and addons) via logging to my fir… (read more)

Hi, I just formatted my laptop and while i installed firefox on my laptop and tried syncing my old settings (including logging passwords and addons) via logging to my firefox acccount, it just isnt syncing. Can someone help me? Also, i guess the firefox browser version before formatting was 78 or 77 but when i installed it yesterday it was version 79. Is this posing a problem?

Best regards, Gautam

Asked by Gautam Saraswat 2 months ago

Mult-container icon is missing from FF browser toolbar

I installed the FF Multi-Container add on, however the icon does not appear in the browser toolbar. i have uninstalled and re-installed it, closed and re-opened FF, and h… (read more)

I installed the FF Multi-Container add on, however the icon does not appear in the browser toolbar. i have uninstalled and re-installed it, closed and re-opened FF, and have restarted the computer. I also have Https Everywhere, No Scripts, and Privacy Badger add ons. How can this be fixed?

Asked by ggg 2 months ago

Klacht bij Mediamarkt kan niet indienen omdat Firefox niet goed werkt met het klachtenformulier

Google Ongeveer 37.400.000 resultaten (0,53 seconden) Zoekresultaten Vertaalresultaat Nederlands Engels Hi, we have a Media Market here in the Netherlands and there is a… (read more)

Google Ongeveer 37.400.000 resultaten (0,53 seconden) Zoekresultaten Vertaalresultaat Nederlands Engels

Hi, we have a Media Market here in the Netherlands and there is a complaints page, it unfortunately does not work or does not work well with firefox and I unfortunately had to install Microsoft Edge to continue my complaint. The first choice block that you have ordered about which your complaint is about is not clickable and that is very strange, I have tried everything but cannot get it done. The page works in android and also via other explorers. Would like a solution / advice.

best regards John.

https://klantenservice.mediamarkt.nl/app/ask_dynamic/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xNTg0Njg4NTkyL2dlbi8xNTg0Njg4NTkyL3NpZC9mVWowZmElN0VJeDFtTU1DeUszTFhvZkpOeXRaWjVDclpTcWJfNnVYZ1RRMWhiJTdFdmZ1RUhjeklHbzJJUzljb3F0VlQzeGZYX3FtVFRvVDZ1NGpLQmpVNHhtR0pCNTdpS2N4TlhNbEYzZ3NKSXZKZmRyaHdiYjJQT1ZRJTIxJTIx

Asked by johnnystokhof 2 months ago

I want to use a shortcut to open up my Home Page

I want to use CTRL + SHIFT + H to open up my Home Page, preferably overriding my current open tab. I was planning on using a macro to set the hotkey to CTRL + SHIFT + H. … (read more)

I want to use CTRL + SHIFT + H to open up my Home Page, preferably overriding my current open tab.

I was planning on using a macro to set the hotkey to CTRL + SHIFT + H. And direct that macro hotkey to use a Mozilla Firefox shortcut that opens up the Home Page.

But I ran into a problem. The Firefox Shortcut page says that ALT + H opens up the Home Page. When I tried it, all it did was toggle the top menu bar off and on, or open up a Firefox Help Page.

So then I looked at my Saka Keys extension to see if there was an option to set a hotkey for the Home Page. There was none.

Then I tried installing another shortkeys extension. Again, no option to set a hotkey to open up the Home Page.

Then I did more searching and I found various extensions that will open up the Home Page in a new tab. Not what I want, ideally, but I had a look at the extensions anyway. Unfortunately, you can't use a hotkey to open up the tab to that specific Home Page. It just goes to the Home Page automatically when you open up a new tab. You don't use a shortcut. This is problematic because I already have my new tab set to a different website, and I don't want to replace that website with the Home Page. I want to keep the same website for new tabs, and just open up a freaking Home Page using a shortcut.

Firefox has really gotten stupid ever since Quantum. Thanks Firefox!

Asked by gaveitatry 2 months ago

Unpin Facebook and Google from Top Sites

After changing my search engine from Google to DuckDuckGo, Google placed an icon with a link to google search in my Top Sites and eliminated one of my chosen top sites. … (read more)

After changing my search engine from Google to DuckDuckGo, Google placed an icon with a link to google search in my Top Sites and eliminated one of my chosen top sites. I cannot unpin the Google icon or the Facebook icon. Is there somthing special that needs to be done to get these icons off my Top Sites? Thanks for any help.

Asked by tprotani 2 months ago

Recover addons from external hdd

Hi there, I just moved to another notebook after the past one dead, and I have to recover my past addons from an external hdd. I just found all the .xpi files that contai… (read more)

Hi there,

I just moved to another notebook after the past one dead, and I have to recover my past addons from an external hdd. I just found all the .xpi files that contain any single add-on, but it's not clear to me how should I manage them so that Firefox will instantly recognize the addons. Can you please help me?

Thank you

Asked by lucaproietti 2 months ago