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How do I prevent a website like Drudgereport from automatically reloading?

Sometimes my wifi connection is choppy (darn that microwave popcorn!) and I hate it when I'm in the middle of reading the links in Drudge and it reloads....sometimes shif… (read more)

Sometimes my wifi connection is choppy (darn that microwave popcorn!) and I hate it when I'm in the middle of reading the links in Drudge and it reloads....sometimes shifting the layout a bit or just hanging while it waits for some adserver to respond.

Is there any way to stop this from happening? Tried Freezing the tab. And for some reason, firefox is not preventing this page from automatically reloading like it does others.

Any ideas?

Asked by dydx 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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Download manager is not showing all download history

My download library window used to display files well over a year old, everything I have saved since the last time I deleted all browser history. Recently, everything ol… (read more)

My download library window used to display files well over a year old, everything I have saved since the last time I deleted all browser history. Recently, everything older than six months was no longer displayed. The files are still there, I just have to search for them. Now it no longer shows anything older than 4 months. "Show all history" does not work. Is there a way to restore that list?

Asked by foxfire87 5 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 years ago

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Can't find the separators in "Customize" mode.

I cannot find a separator line in the "Customize" mode since upgrading to Quantum. Is the access to this something less obvious now? How do I insert separators? I'm not r… (read more)

I cannot find a separator line in the "Customize" mode since upgrading to Quantum. Is the access to this something less obvious now? How do I insert separators? I'm not referring to spaces.

Asked by deciusmagnus 4 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 years ago

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you must log into server... how do I get rid of this message step by step

I want to get rid of the useless error message at the top of my page you must log in to this network before you can assess the internet. Step by step please where do I lo… (read more)

I want to get rid of the useless error message at the top of my page you must log in to this network before you can assess the internet. Step by step please where do I look and how do I get rid of it. I've tried using the forums but its too vague about how to disable it.

Asked by TallTree123 3 years ago

Last reply by Stan_Schultz 2 years ago

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How do I export just ONE bookmark folder for copying to another computer?

I have multiple Bookmark folders. I want to export (and then import) just ONE of the folders to another computer. When I go through the EXPORT BOOKMARKS TO HTML proces… (read more)

I have multiple Bookmark folders. I want to export (and then import) just ONE of the folders to another computer.

When I go through the EXPORT BOOKMARKS TO HTML process the html document created contains ALL 18 FOLDERS even though at the time of creating the document, at the bottom of the export menu page in the "NAME" slot it showed just the name of the folder I wanted to export.

As far as I know there is no way to edit the html document to delete the unwanted folders. If there is, please share the information.

Thank you for your assistance.

Asked by Leah3 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago

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How do I export "saved logons"?

Between two Win10 Home PCs, both used to have all my Saved Logons, but somehow one PC has dropped them all. Both PCs do use Firefox Sync between successfully, but while … (read more)

Between two Win10 Home PCs, both used to have all my Saved Logons, but somehow one PC has dropped them all. Both PCs do use Firefox Sync between successfully, but while that synchronizes Bookmarks (& whatever else), evidently NOT "Saved Logons". So, isn't there some way to EXPORT all of them to a file, to then IMPORT them to my other PC? Incidentally, within Saved Logons, there is a button named IMPORT, but it's used is only for importing from 3 other designated browsers, and apparently on the self-same PC. Searching Firefox Support was a waste of time ... their 'results' are just wide nets of hundreds of irrelevant things, no matter how precise I attempt each search. Bad support job on self-help, Mozilla.

Asked by SFriedli 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Remove favicons?

Is it possible to remove favicons from the Bookmark Tool bar and bookmark pulldown menus? It'd be a much cleaner look. Not entirely sure, but it looks like someone was as… (read more)

Is it possible to remove favicons from the Bookmark Tool bar and bookmark pulldown menus? It'd be a much cleaner look. Not entirely sure, but it looks like someone was asking a similar question here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1258765 If by any chance pasting his contact here reaches @jscher2000 perhaps he has some input. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/user/jscher2000 Thanks!

Asked by Phin 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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local html page for new tab and homepage not working

FF needs to release an update so I can update (for security) to it that allows me to load html lopcal pages in my tab and home page thats all! i dont care about any walka… (read more)

FF needs to release an update so I can update (for security) to it that allows me to load html lopcal pages in my tab and home page thats all! i dont care about any walkaround! no addons will be acceptable an update is required! i am using an old dev version just to use these 2 important features! i have to use chrome as that browser is more updated but chrome is also not allowing what i need! :/

Asked by Jay 2 years ago

Last reply by Jay 2 years ago

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When importing data from Chrome to Firefox, why am I NOT given the option to import my passwords?

There are a million support articles on this and other sites that show all the steps to importing your passwords from Chrome to Firefox, and they usually include a screen… (read more)

There are a million support articles on this and other sites that show all the steps to importing your passwords from Chrome to Firefox, and they usually include a screenshot that is identical to the one I've included, except for they also have a box you can check to import passwords. I successfully imported my cookies, browsing history, and bookmarks, but there was no passwords box for me to check and I haven't been able to import my passwords. Why is it that option not showing up for me?

Asked by jjj123 2 years ago

Last reply by McCoy 2 years ago

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Restrict which web sites can extensions run on

I would like to restrict which extensions can access data / run on which web sites. For instance I would like to restrict all extensions when I am using my bank's website… (read more)

I would like to restrict which extensions can access data / run on which web sites. For instance I would like to restrict all extensions when I am using my bank's website, I would allow add blocking on all sites but I would not allow extensions that access my data on ebay, paypal, gmail, etc. Is there a way to do this per extension and per web site?

Asked by dean.mustakinov 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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I am blocked from accessing Facebook.

I get this rubbish: Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.facebook.com because this web site … (read more)

I get this rubbish: Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.facebook.com because this web site requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.facebook.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the web site, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the web site’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by chris52 2 years ago

Last reply by Fergus_Magus 1 year ago

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send tab to device doesn't work

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i kee… (read more)

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i keep the page open on desktop i can find it in the Library on iPhone. but that's kinda long-winded when it should be much easier.

Asked by Billy 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes on startup in MacOS Catalina beta 5

Crash id : bp-6cb73ec6-b0c0-4788-a4d6-ef0ed0190817 copied from "Crash Reports" folder. I get only the Report crash dialog everytime i click the firefox icon. Crash happ… (read more)

Crash id : bp-6cb73ec6-b0c0-4788-a4d6-ef0ed0190817 copied from "Crash Reports" folder. I get only the Report crash dialog everytime i click the firefox icon.

Crash happening for more than a week now ever since updated to Catalina beta 5. was using v68.0.1 , tried with previous version v67.0 and also beta version 69.0b, but the crash continues in all versions.

Asked by Friendtam 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Drag and drop onto bookmark icon no longer works

If I try to drag and drop a new bookmark onto the bookmark icon (the star with the line under it), it USED to open up Bookmarks and I could place the new bookmark where e… (read more)

If I try to drag and drop a new bookmark onto the bookmark icon (the star with the line under it), it USED to open up Bookmarks and I could place the new bookmark where ever. That no longer works.

I CAN drag/drop into a folder on the menu bar but not into bookmarks directly.

Firefox 69.0b14 (64-bit) Windows 10

Asked by POffutt 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox does not recognise a change in vpn status

Great FF does not recognise that the VPN has been turned off, no matter how many times it has been restarted. Whilst MS Edge and Chrome both work well. Trying to connect … (read more)

Great FF does not recognise that the VPN has been turned off, no matter how many times it has been restarted. Whilst MS Edge and Chrome both work well. Trying to connect to sites that track the IP to tell if you are from the UK or not.

As an aside Troubleshooting Information: Automatically Add fails

Asked by mjward 2 years ago

Answered by mjward 2 years ago

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Sometimes Google and Youtube dont load: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Every few days when i try to use Youtube or Google in Firefox i get the Error Message "Secure Connection Failed" and the Code "PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR". This is very annoyin… (read more)

Every few days when i try to use Youtube or Google in Firefox i get the Error Message "Secure Connection Failed" and the Code "PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR". This is very annoying and i did not find a way to fix this for me. The only workaround is using another browser. I have the Version 68.0.2

Asked by Philipp 2 years ago

Answered by Eldar Value 2 years ago