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my firefox get bigger after update

ok my problem is: before: https://i.ibb.co/gdBssLZ/Image-224.png after: https://i.ibb.co/fSY8RHf/Image-241.png my firefox take up more space, even my addons dont fit the … (read more)

ok my problem is: before: https://i.ibb.co/gdBssLZ/Image-224.png after: https://i.ibb.co/fSY8RHf/Image-241.png

my firefox take up more space, even my addons dont fit the way it was. its very annoying, how can i make it back?

Asked by moderndefender 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

FF Developer on OS Monterrey

When I have FF open, then close all windows but still have FF active, I hit CMD-T or CMD-N to bring up a new tab or window and nothing happens. I repeat, repeat, repeat a… (read more)

When I have FF open, then close all windows but still have FF active, I hit CMD-T or CMD-N to bring up a new tab or window and nothing happens. I repeat, repeat, repeat and still nothing. THEN if I click on the FF icon in my dock, all the tabs and windows appear in a cascade of windows or tabs like bam, bam, bam.....

This happens on two MacBook Pros around 2016 vintage. This is a new behavior this week.

Asked by stinkykong 4 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 4 months ago

I am not able to install or update any extension in firefox or firefox developer edition

I try to install some extension but there some issue I don't know about it. I try to reinstall firefox developer again this issue not solved and refreshed it and not solv… (read more)

I try to install some extension but there some issue I don't know about it. I try to reinstall firefox developer again this issue not solved and refreshed it and not solved. and finally install normal firefox with new profile and this issue still not solved.

I can only install extension file if I download it directly form download library and convert the file from .xpi to .zip and install it manually in add ons manager.

please let me know how to solve this error.

Asked by Mohammed Alhendi 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Firefox doesn't show standard MacOS Window options

In most of the apps running on MacOS, you have inside the standard "Window" top menu, a lot of options, like: - Minimize - Zoom - Tile Window to the Left - Tile Window to… (read more)

In most of the apps running on MacOS, you have inside the standard "Window" top menu, a lot of options, like: - Minimize - Zoom - Tile Window to the Left - Tile Window to the Right - Move to <monitor name> ... ...etc

In Firefox (I'm using developer version, 103b), we only get the first 2 options (minimize and zoom). I have set shortcuts to easy move my windows around my monitors, but they don't work in Firefox, because those shortcuts relies on the presence of the menu option "Move to <monitor>".

Is it by design, or is there a way to get this option in the Window menu? I'm attaching the menu clip from Chrome and Firefox to illustrate the issue.

Asked by Fera 4 months ago

Last reply by Sufian Babri 4 months ago

Does firefox keep more than 0 record of historic sessions?

Long story short: windows update sneaked a restart under my nose caused me to lose all my previous session. I'm attempting to recover the previous session. I have backed … (read more)

Long story short: windows update sneaked a restart under my nose caused me to lose all my previous session.

I'm attempting to recover the previous session.

I have backed up the unmodified session profile folder. But this profile folder was modified by the restart process obviously, as windows gave firefox "normal shutdown" command. How do I know that? The next time I opened it up, it's "brand new" without the "restore session" interface.

So my idea is to figure out if firefox keeps a track record of previous sessions EVEN IF THE SHUTDOWN WAS PROPER.

If it does, well I'll have to figure out a way to "trick" firefox to restore it. If it doesn't, well I'll have to manually restore it by sifting through the history.

I repeat, the key here is for me to find out whether or not firefox always keep a record of previous session somewhere.

So my question is, does it? Or does it purge all the previous session clean as long as the shutdown was deemed "correct"?

Asked by cruelintention869 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Firefox Theme keeps reverting back to an old theme I no longer have or remember whenever I sign into any Firefox browser.

Whenever I sign into Firefox, all my themes, add-ons/extensions are added via Firefox Sync. That's fine, but the problem I have is that whenever I sign into any Firefox b… (read more)

Whenever I sign into Firefox, all my themes, add-ons/extensions are added via Firefox Sync. That's fine, but the problem I have is that whenever I sign into any Firefox browser, an old theme I used to have that I no longer have on my account keeps coming back, and I've tried to find solutions to this issue, but none have had this kind of issue. It may be similar to issues those have had, or currently have, but I can't seem to do anything to remedy this issue.

Keep in mind that this is not a Firefox browser issue, it is an account issue.

I'd be deeply grateful to any assistance you may have for me.

Asked by m-fuller 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Any way to force Firefox to prioritize IPv4 without disabling IPv6?

Firefox prioritizes IPv6 (even on a network with internet-accessible fd00:: address, which contradicts my currently set up prefix policies) over IPv4. Now the problem is … (read more)

Firefox prioritizes IPv6 (even on a network with internet-accessible fd00:: address, which contradicts my currently set up prefix policies) over IPv4. Now the problem is that my IPv6 address is a tunnelbroker.net one, and while I still want to be able to access the IPv6 internet, I don't want a tunneled connection to be my default. And I don't want to disable IPv6 completely. Is there a way to force Firefox to prioritize IPv4 over IPv6?

Note: the first time when connecting to a website, the browser connects via IPv4 (like the prefix policies are supposed to work), but then it remembers that the website is accessible via IPv6, saves it into the content-prefs.sqlite file (removing the said file makes the connection fall back to IPv4 first again) and connects via IPv6 again. Is there a way to make Firefox NOT remember that in content-prefs.sqlite and still connect abiding the prefix policies?

Using Firefox Dev Edition 103.0b9 on Windows 11 x64

Asked by evengard 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Scrolling in Facebook

Why does Firefox scrolling bounce across posts in Facebook. As you scroll through posts suddenly Firefox will skip 2-6 posts ahead? It does not do this in Chrome! … (read more)

Why does Firefox scrolling bounce across posts in Facebook. As you scroll through posts suddenly Firefox will skip 2-6 posts ahead? It does not do this in Chrome!

Asked by g.keys 4 months ago

Last reply by Terry 3 months ago

Code greyed out in Firefox developers

Trying to reinstall a working module that I deleted, but now it only displays the title. And none of the code works. Why is part of the code greyed out in Firefox develop… (read more)

Trying to reinstall a working module that I deleted, but now it only displays the title. And none of the code works.

Why is part of the code greyed out in Firefox developers.

Asked by gray_b 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

History that is not saved.

Hi, I am having problems with mozilla. I uninstalled mozilla a few weeks ago because I sent my pc to service. When I received it, I tried to restore my profile backup usi… (read more)

Hi, I am having problems with mozilla. I uninstalled mozilla a few weeks ago because I sent my pc to service. When I received it, I tried to restore my profile backup using pasting the files saved in the profile folder. Since then mozilla has become unmanageable as when I open it it is as if it is always the first time, i.e. no history is saved, cookies and also it automatically takes the information (bookmarks, passwords and history) from chrome and puts those into mozilla.

Asked by gavino.peluso96 4 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 months ago

Firefox creates unwanted .desktop files on Linux

Hi This is on Ubuntu. I installed Firefox Developer edition to /opt/firefox and made a .desktop file I put in ~/.local/share/applications and this was working well. I add… (read more)

Hi

This is on Ubuntu. I installed Firefox Developer edition to /opt/firefox and made a .desktop file I put in ~/.local/share/applications and this was working well. I added it to favourites so it appeared on the dock, and added some customizations.

But at some point Firefox started to create its own .desktop file at launch when it prompts to be default browser and you say yes, called stuff like "userapp-Firefox Developer Edition-N8YCQ1.desktop". These files fill up ~/.local/share/applications and break my existing file by making a second Firefox icon on the dock so I cannot click the first one. Also my own custom file had Desktop Actions so I could right-click the icon to open a new window or new private window, but the generated ones are barebones.

Every time I delete the "userapp" file, a new one is made the next time I open Firefox (which has now forgotten it is default browser) and the issue is back. Is there an option to disable this behaviour?

Thanks for your help

Asked by hughjd 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

older book marks not working

Today, clicking on a brand new bookmark works and shows it's url at bottom of page when hoovering mouse over bookmark. None of the older bookmarks are working and none sh… (read more)

Today, clicking on a brand new bookmark works and shows it's url at bottom of page when hoovering mouse over bookmark. None of the older bookmarks are working and none show the url at bottom of page.

Asked by lmarxsen 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

no sound from web ASDR radio stations since firefox update!

no sound from web ASDR radio stations since firefox update! such as: http://k3fef.com:8901/ http://websdr1.sdrutah.org:8901/index1a.html?tune=1160am http://grimsbysdr.ddn… (read more)

no sound from web ASDR radio stations since firefox update!

such as: http://k3fef.com:8901/ http://websdr1.sdrutah.org:8901/index1a.html?tune=1160am http://grimsbysdr.ddns.net:8073/

etc....

This one is ok!

http://na5b.ddns.net:8901/

Asked by bryser1 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Firefox version 103.0 causes Windows (intel HD) graphics driver to crash and restart repeatedly. Temporary fix = disable hardware acceleration in firefox

Firefox version 103.0 causes Windows (intel HD) graphics driver to crash and restart repeatedly. Temporary fix = disable hardware acceleration in firefox. I had to force … (read more)

Firefox version 103.0 causes Windows (intel HD) graphics driver to crash and restart repeatedly. Temporary fix = disable hardware acceleration in firefox. I had to force a shutdown by holding down the power button on my laptop to get out of this infinate loop. Mouse becomes unresponsive and does not appear or move after a few crash and restarts of graphics driver. One way to stop it early on is to close firefox by keep clicking the tab close x or top right firefox page close x. Problem only on one website that i listed below.

here is the windows events entry(i edited out my computer name)... Log Name: System Source: Display Date: 26/07/2022 18:14:11 Event ID: 4101 Task Category: None Level: Warning Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: edited out Description: Display driver igfx stopped responding and has successfully recovered. Event Xml: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">

 <System>
   <Provider Name="Display" />
   <EventID Qualifiers="0">4101</EventID>
   <Level>3</Level>
   <Task>0</Task>
   <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
   <TimeCreated SystemTime="2022-07-26T17:14:11.000000000Z" />
   <EventRecordID>1117438</EventRecordID>
   <Channel>System</Channel>
   <Computer>edited out</Computer>
   <Security />
 </System>
 <EventData>
   <Data>igfx</Data>
   <Data>
   </Data>
 </EventData>

</Event>

I have 5 of these events but the crash and restart happened many more times than that. I believe the first happened yesterday.

System details... Laptop Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit - many updates installed but not the last years worth before EOL Kaspersky Total Security 21.3.10.391(j) Database release date 26/07/2022 15:02 Firefox version 103.0 (64 bit) Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0.9600/18163. update versions 11.0.27 (kb3124275). Wifi internet via netgear dongle Intel HD graphics (this is either 2000 or 3000 or inbetween). Driver version: 9.17.10.4229. Driver date: 26/05/2015. Driver provider: Intel Corporation. Digital Signer: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher. Processor Intel Pentium B960 Ram 16GB HDD 750GB around 15GB free

website i loaded in firefox that gives me this problem... cams.omexxx.com (note it is a pron site). I did not even click aree to terms.

To troubleshoot i did the following... 1) opened command prompt with admin priveledges and ran sfc /scannow it found no errors. 2) i reset all kaspersky settings back to default. 3) I refreshed firefox back to default settings. my addons were deleted after doing so and i did not add them back. 4) i uninstalled the intel hd graphics driver from device manager 5) i reinstalled the intel hd graphics driver downloaded and hash checked today same version as old driver. 6) even after the above problem remains 7) I tried loading the website that gives me this problem in microsoft internet explorer and i did NOT get the problem. 8) Done some google research online and then i went to... firefox menu - tools - settings - general - Performance - this was selected so i unselected it = Use recommended performance settings i unselected this option = Use hardware acceleration when available 9) I went to the problem website and i no longer got the problem/bug so now i have a temporary workaround/solution.

Please investigate and fix this at your end if you can or find out what is going on. Think about turning off hardware acceleration by default in firefox as it is obviously bug prone. This problem only started in the last couple/few days. Did the website in question change something in the last days? before that i accessed it with no problems. Did firefox update recently? I had not changed my intel driver until i got this bug. I have other event viewer errors here is an example of one that may or may not be relevant that has appeared a lot lately (it states atal error)...

- System

 - Provider 
  [ Name]  Schannel 
  [ Guid]  {1F678132-5938-4686-9FDC-C8FF68F15C85} 

  EventID 36887 

  Version 0 

  Level 2 

  Task 0 

  Opcode 0 

  Keywords 0x8000000000000000 

 - TimeCreated 
  [ SystemTime]  2022-07-26T19:25:32.755463700Z 

  EventRecordID 1117465 

  Correlation 

 - Execution 
  [ ProcessID]  800 
  [ ThreadID]  6412 

  Channel System 

  Computer edited out

 - Security 
  [ UserID]  S-1-5-18 

- EventData

 AlertDesc 70

Asked by thedillinger 4 months ago

Last reply by Krammig 3 months ago

Install Firefox on new laptop

I cannot sync my new laptop to my computer and iPhone. I have tried for 3 days without any luck. Could someone PLEASE help me with this problem?? Thank you in advance - A… (read more)

I cannot sync my new laptop to my computer and iPhone. I have tried for 3 days without any luck. Could someone PLEASE help me with this problem??

Thank you in advance - Adrienne

Asked by ridolfis 4 months ago

Last reply by Scott Wilson 4 months ago

Firefox 103.0 causing graphical glitches

Hello, Firefox just updated a little while ago to 103.0. Since then, anytime Firefox is open and I either scroll or hover over menu options it causes graphical glitches. … (read more)

Hello,

Firefox just updated a little while ago to 103.0. Since then, anytime Firefox is open and I either scroll or hover over menu options it causes graphical glitches. I've included an image I was able to print-screen.

It doesn't occur with other browsers. Suggestions?

I'll add that Firefox seems to also be freezing up as well.

Asked by fictitious_adam 4 months ago

Last reply by ghostshadow 2 months ago

display issue with 103.0

After update 103.0 was applied, the entire display got bigger. Fonts are larger, display no longer fits on screen, taskbar is larger. Several hours ago, it was fine. I… (read more)

After update 103.0 was applied, the entire display got bigger. Fonts are larger, display no longer fits on screen, taskbar is larger. Several hours ago, it was fine. I logged out of Firefox, and at next login, the display had changed.

I've checked everything else on the computer and nothing else was affected--only Firefox . Running Windows 10.

Asked by SIDEREA54 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

downloaded file

Hi, In the past (last year), when I downloaded a vendor statement (PDF) to an encrypted folder, it would automatically encrypt. Now, the downloaded file does not encrypt.… (read more)

Hi, In the past (last year), when I downloaded a vendor statement (PDF) to an encrypted folder, it would automatically encrypt. Now, the downloaded file does not encrypt. I have to encrypt it manually. I tried doing the exact same thing with internet explorer, it works. Not with the current Firefox (103). It seems to me this isn't a windows 10 (21H2) problem, but a Firefox bug, or there's a setting I don't know about. I download many PDF statements every month, so it would be great if this auto encryption feature is restored. Please help.

Thanks, Michael W

Asked by Michael 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Unable to see "Images" in search result page

When I query a subject, I cannot see the following choices under the search bar: "All", "Images", "Video", "News", "Maps", "Shopping" and "Settings". It only happens onc… (read more)

When I query a subject, I cannot see the following choices under the search bar: "All", "Images", "Video", "News", "Maps", "Shopping" and "Settings". It only happens once if I restart my computer, but after that I only see "All Regions" and "Anytime" below the search bar.

Asked by cuthbert43 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago