How To Include Firefox Browser in VB .net Program?

Hello I am developing software for windows and I would like to include firefox for the browser but was unsure of how to include it in my project. Can anyone guide me on h… (read more)

Hello I am developing software for windows and I would like to include firefox for the browser but was unsure of how to include it in my project. Can anyone guide me on how to include it in my VB .net program without having to have the user actually install it via the default installer? I mean they may already have it installed but they may not as well.. I could make the program check to see if it is installed but would rather just have it there ready to use for them. Could I somehow take the necessary firefox files and place them into my app directory and they can load firefox from the application directory?

How can I achieve this?

Thanks

Asked by Rob 6 days ago

Too many Firefoxes

I recently uploaded macOS Big Sur onto my MacBook Air. At that point, my Firefox turned into a question mark on the tool bar and I have to sign in to Firefox Sync wheneve… (read more)

I recently uploaded macOS Big Sur onto my MacBook Air. At that point, my Firefox turned into a question mark on the tool bar and I have to sign in to Firefox Sync whenever I click on the question mark (which then becomes the Firefox symbol). Meanwhile, I clicked a link in an email, and this led to a second Firefox showing up in my toolbar. Both are Firefox browser 83.0, 64-bit, but the second one doesn't require signing in. However, the first one (the Sync) did retain my bookmarks. What is going on? And what do I do to just have one version of Firefox, preferably one that retains my bookmarks? Thanks for any advice!

Asked by stacey.evers 6 days ago

Firefox title bar appearing on above monitor (2 monitors)

Hi all, When the Firefox titlebar is disabled, along with the upper monitor taskbar, a white bar appears in the above monitor when Firefox is fullscreened. Looks like som… (read more)

Hi all,

When the Firefox titlebar is disabled, along with the upper monitor taskbar, a white bar appears in the above monitor when Firefox is fullscreened. Looks like some sort of scaling issue, tried disabing/enabling everything in compatibility tab as suggested with similar errors, reintalled drivers, changed aspect ratio etc.

Both monitors are plugged in via Displayport, above monitor is 1080p below is 1440p.

2 screenshots attached, 2nd shows if you fullscreen by dragging into border boundary.

Windows version 19042.630, Nvidia drivers latest.

Only remedy so far seems to be to enable the titlebar in Firefox or have a taskbar on the upper monitor, both are less than ideal.

Cheers

Asked by bilbofish 6 days ago

animated gifs

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting. This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but t… (read more)

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

Asked by gary.curtin 6 days ago

Firefox Developer edition and it crashed

Firefox Developer edition and it crashed. I uninstalled by deleting the files and folders. I re-installed the developer edition. But when i open it crashes . below is the… (read more)

Firefox Developer edition and it crashed. I uninstalled by deleting the files and folders. I re-installed the developer edition. But when i open it crashes . below is the application log in the event viewer. Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 84.0.0.7628, time stamp: 0x5fb6e10b Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000 Exception code: 0xc000041d Fault offset: 0x0000000000000000 Faulting process id: 0x50cc Faulting application start time: 0x01d6bf3a8bf11b3a Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe Faulting module path: unknown Report Id: 075ebad6-0ec3-4dac-b42c-c3e2220f35bc Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID:

Asked by amit_bgl 1 week ago

Last reply by amit_bgl 6 days ago

Firefox Crashing, trying to find out why

Hi there, first time posting. I have Firefox 82.0.3 64-bit and I am on Windows 10. The only add-ons I have are Ublock Origin and Adblocker. This morning I was having some… (read more)

Hi there, first time posting. I have Firefox 82.0.3 64-bit and I am on Windows 10. The only add-ons I have are Ublock Origin and Adblocker.

This morning I was having some internet trouble and it turns out my ISP needs to send someone out to my house to fix it. While my internet was going in and out, Firefox seemed very sensitive to this because it would continue to crash.

I was wondering if your internet connection going in and out can cause Firefox to crash (I need to the end the process because it is unresponsive type of crashing). I don't usually have any problems with Firefox and just wanted to ask.

Thanks.

Asked by Dr.Strange 1 week ago

Last reply by Dr.Strange 6 days ago

MS Bing is now taking over firefox. It looses all my temp tabs in the tab menu and forces its search engine onto my computer.

MS has begun 'grabbing' my FF browser - does this about once a week. It closes my tabs, kills my search engine and substitutes bing. This, I assume, is malware from MS … (read more)

MS has begun 'grabbing' my FF browser - does this about once a week. It closes my tabs, kills my search engine and substitutes bing. This, I assume, is malware from MS and may have come in with the new Windows 10:

First - I want to make Mozilla aware this is happening.

Second - how can I prevent those bastards from grabbing the browser and making me re-install my tabs - all this takes about a half hour?

Thanks,

DMS

Asked by rangerdon 6 days ago

Open PDFs without editing them?

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the sta… (read more)

It appears firefox just rolled out an update that allows you to fill-out/edit PDFs, which is great except for the fact that there seems to be no way to go back to the standard viewer.

The editor broke my PDFs, text is missing in fields, some other text is overlaid on top of other and overall its quite a terrible experience. I am certain that this will be fixed over time, but is there any way to go back on the meantime?

No images attached since all the PDF documents I edit have some degree of private/confidential information.

Asked by Hugo VFS 6 days ago

firefox slowdown

so on the last restart firefox updates scrolling seems slower. instagram, and especially visible on the BBC website page scroll up and down, seems judderier. that's the t… (read more)

so on the last restart firefox updates

scrolling seems slower. instagram, and especially visible on the BBC website

page scroll up and down, seems judderier. that's the technical term

Asked by quartz 1 week ago

Last reply by quartz 6 days ago

Firefox Hanging Then Speeding

Hello, I'm a Windows 7 user. For the past 3 weeks my Firefox browser (83.0) has been slowing down and then speeding up while visiting sites. I tried Safe Mode, Refresh, … (read more)

Hello,

 I'm a Windows 7 user. For the past 3 weeks my Firefox browser (83.0) has been slowing down and then speeding up while visiting sites. I tried Safe Mode, Refresh, and Reinstall but nothing seems to help. It's not being caused by anything on my computer (malware, viruses, etc) because I ran several scans using Malwarebytes Premium, CCleaner Premium, Microsoft Security Essentials, even Microsoft Safety Scanner and nothing turns up.
 Is there any other way to fix this issue on the browser?

Asked by purpledove 1 week ago

Last reply by purpledove 6 days ago

Middle click on mouse button on a hyperlink no longer opens a new tab

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config brow… (read more)

... nor does middle clicking on a tab cause it to close. i had this problem a few years ago and cannot remember how I fixed it ( unless it was to toggle about.config

browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick=true to false and back to true again) That did not work this time around.

Problem arose on my Win10 machine when left on overnight for Win upgrade, though the mouse driver seems to be a generic MS one from 2006. Have tried loading Logitech Options and selecting the required radio button for middle click/new tab but no luck.

Asked by witzzzend 1 week ago

Last reply by witzzzend 6 days ago

Firefox 83.0 crashes my iMac since I upgraded to Apple OS Big Sur.

I just updated my iMac 27" 2017 from catalina to big sur and now firefox ( 83.0) constantly crashes the OS and forces reboot. I have confirmed it is Firefox issue by usin… (read more)

I just updated my iMac 27" 2017 from catalina to big sur and now firefox ( 83.0) constantly crashes the OS and forces reboot. I have confirmed it is Firefox issue by using Safari and Chrome for multiple days now and had no issues. I did a firefox refresh, reinstalled fresh add-ins (flag fox, no script) and still crashes. I disabled and then removed all add-ins and still have the issue. Just having firefox open results in reboot over night.

Derek

Asked by Derek 6 days ago

Garbled Display

I am using Firefox 64Bit version 83.0 with Windows 10 I have a problem with one, and only one Website giving me a garbled display. See attached screen shot. Web Page info… (read more)

I am using Firefox 64Bit version 83.0 with Windows 10

I have a problem with one, and only one Website giving me a garbled display. See attached screen shot.

Web Page information:- http://192.168.1.13/UI/ Which is my WD MyCloud Desktop

This is a new problem, which previously did not exist with this Web Page I have attempted to load Firefox in Safe mode, without success.

Asked by Jancux 6 days ago

Добавление фильтров

Как насчёт добавления возможности пополнять список блокируемых трекеров и фингерпринтов своими списками? Или-же такая возможность есть? Тут скорее просьба к mozilla, доба… (read more)

Как насчёт добавления возможности пополнять список блокируемых трекеров и фингерпринтов своими списками? Или-же такая возможность есть? Тут скорее просьба к mozilla, добавьте это пожалуйста. Мне нравится статистика сбора трекеров, и я считаю её полезной. При включении privacy possum/badger статистика с них не будет собираться, то-есть вся эта панель состояния защиты становится бесполезной, ибо количество трекеров в списках этих расширений больше раза в два. Хотелось-бы получить большую безопасность и удобность, особенно если в теории это является одной из целей нынешнего Firefox, и если это возможно.

Asked by kviyk4nkd 6 days ago

Can I export from my mac the stored passwords which I think are in "Key chain"

Web searches have drawn a blank on this topic. After installing Firefox, I thought it would automatically import my saved passwords. Now I find it probably never will, or… (read more)

Web searches have drawn a blank on this topic. After installing Firefox, I thought it would automatically import my saved passwords. Now I find it probably never will, or can. has anyone found a simple method please?

Asked by boblonghurst 6 days ago

Last reply by boblonghurst 6 days ago

FireFox browser selected as default sets all Windows .PDF reader as FireFox

I use FireFox portable 82.0.3 . When I select it as the default browser it sets the .pdf reader for the whole Windows OS as Firefox reader. I have the .pdf reader set in … (read more)

I use FireFox portable 82.0.3 . When I select it as the default browser it sets the .pdf reader for the whole Windows OS as Firefox reader. I have the .pdf reader set in Windows as Adobe Reader. I also use Opera browser & some of the time I set it as the default browser. Opera doesn't change the .pdf reader when set to default browser. I know how to change it back to Adobe Reader in Windows but this is inconvenient every time I select FireFox browser as the default. I even set the Options/Applications to Portable Document Format (PDF) Use Adobe Reader in FireFox. If using FireFox & looking at a .pdf online FireFox uses Adobe Reader. When I click a .pdf in Windows the Windows uses the FireFox reader until I change Windows back to Adobe Reader. I would like to stop FireFox from setting the .pdf reader to FireFox reader everytime I choose FireFox as the default browser.

Asked by cholla7 6 days ago

One click custom search in address bar does not submit search query

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar says that "You can choose an alternative search type and use it for your search with one click if you don'… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar says that "You can choose an alternative search type and use it for your search with one click if you don't want to use the current default."

However, that doesn't happen.

Steps to Reproduce: 1. Launch Firefox (Windows or Ubuntu) 2. Type "sennheiser" in the address bar 3. Click a custom search provider's icon (e.g. Wikipedia)

Expected Result: A list of search results on Wikipedia or the Sennheiser Wikipedia page.

Actual Result: UI elements change in the address bar (see screenshots)

Asked by zian.choy 6 days ago

A hacker has used my browser to turn off my Windows Defender Firewall and my anitvirus. Refreshing Firefox gets rid of it.

I want to stop hackers from making changes to my browser settings that shuts off my firewall and anit-virus. i want to know what they are changing to accomplish this. A … (read more)

I want to stop hackers from making changes to my browser settings that shuts off my firewall and anit-virus. i want to know what they are changing to accomplish this. A simple refresh of Firefox (it would be a reset of any other browser) alleviates the problem, so I know it is in here. I don't think sharing my data will offer anything as the browser has been 'refreshed' but will if someone thinks it will help.

Asked by Brad FireFox 1 week ago

Last reply by Brad FireFox 6 days ago

How do I change an auto setting in my downloaded files?

Hello. I downloaded a Netgear driver update utility zip file (??) and for some reason I got confused when it said it would open it with Windows Explorer... and I decided… (read more)

Hello. I downloaded a Netgear driver update utility zip file (??) and for some reason I got confused when it said it would open it with Windows Explorer... and I decided to have it opened with Firefox instead. To add dumb insult to dumb injury, I checked the box to have downloads do that with ALL files like that going forward. If i click on that downloaded file, more than 175 tabs open up before i can make it stop. How do I undo this? Thank you kindly in advance

Asked by Marlene LeSuer 6 days ago

Last reply by Marlene LeSuer 6 days ago