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Profiles & Sync Not Working!

Once again Firefox has decided to take over and change all my settings! I had finally managed to prevent it updating, as each and every time I had to reinstall all my set… (read more)

Once again Firefox has decided to take over and change all my settings! I had finally managed to prevent it updating, as each and every time I had to reinstall all my setting and extentions from scratch. Today, it decided to clear all my preferences and change itself to its own default settings. OK, so I can change my profile option, except all three are using the same defaults: I appear to have lost all my settings and extensions entirely. OK, I'll copy from my backup, but once again the three backup profiles are being overwritten with the defaults. Even my third backup of last March overwrites to the defaults! How and why is Firefox managing to keep overwriting my defaults to its own preferred settings? How do I stop it doing this and regain my own preferences?

I also tried Sync and now I am getting bookmarks from over five years ago! And once again my settings are changing to the defaults. Surely a Sync should overwrite with the current bookmarks and settings not just keep adding more and more. I am now in a right mess again. Back to losing everything with updates. I am a great believer in the 'if it ain't broke don't fix it' mentality, but Firefox has broken itself and is refusing to allow me to change to how it used to be! How do I restore my own preferences and prevent Firefox from changing them to what it wants.

Asked by Les 1 week ago

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Yahoo mail not working after 103.0.2 update

I am able open yahoo mail in my firefox browser, but none of the buttons are working. i cannot select a message by clicking the checkbox to the left of the message that … (read more)

I am able open yahoo mail in my firefox browser, but none of the buttons are working. i cannot select a message by clicking the checkbox to the left of the message that is displayed in my inbox. if i select the message by clicking on the message, instead of being able to view it in the pane below my list of inbox messages, it appears in a new window. in that new window, no buttons are working. cannot delete, forward, reply, or use the back button to get back to my inbox. also unable to click on the calendar icon and see my calendar or click on the contacts icon to see my contacts. yahoo mail works fine in both edge and chrome browsers only having this problem in firefox.

Asked by loisimbrogno 1 year ago

Last reply by CANDLEWYCK91 1 year ago

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access denied

Why am I getting this message when I try to log in at lowes .com: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/u/login" on this server. Refere… (read more)

Why am I getting this message when I try to log in at lowes .com: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/u/login" on this server.

Reference #18.4d9533b8.1660085368.160c5aff

I do not get this on Edge browser.

Asked by mn1955 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Mouse Hover not consistent, Firefox 103 Ubuntu 22.04.1

After upgrading to Firefox 103, I've noticed the following behavior: The mouse icon does not change while moving over web pages or even the menu items and tabs. It requ… (read more)

After upgrading to Firefox 103, I've noticed the following behavior:

The mouse icon does not change while moving over web pages or even the menu items and tabs.

It requires a click for the mouse icon to change and for an action to take place.

This causes problems because of some actions that expect a mouse hover or a click-and-hold response, which this error is preventing.

For example, clicking on Google Maps and dragging to move the map is impossible.

Hovering over a menu to allow it's automatic drop down to appear is also impossible.

This is not consistent; when I open a new Firefox window the mouse behaves normally for a time.

It does lose this ability but I don't know how quickly it happens, but after at least an hour of use, the problem is apparent.

I had thought this was a problem with my extensions or themes, because the problem does not exist in private mode. But when I temporarily removed all the extensions and themes from my setup, the problem still occurred. And the fact that a new window with all extensions still active suggests that this is not caused by those extensions, or if so, not immediately.

Asked by typewriterjason 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Login pop up box not working in 103.0.2 (Mac)

https://www.puzzle-nonograms.com/ There is a pop up login box - user name and password - then log in. This has always worked until the 'upgrade' to v103.0.2 but now it j… (read more)

https://www.puzzle-nonograms.com/

There is a pop up login box - user name and password - then log in. This has always worked until the 'upgrade' to v103.0.2 but now it just sits there. This is obviously something introduced in the new version so any help would be appreciated. Thank you

Asked by stuartgreaves 1 year ago

Last reply by stuartgreaves 1 year ago

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Firefox printing - font fine but images too big and are cropped?

My printer is printing invoices from ebay but the logo and image previews are now larger (and cropped). I tried resetting the printer no luck I logged into the same area … (read more)

My printer is printing invoices from ebay but the logo and image previews are now larger (and cropped). I tried resetting the printer no luck I logged into the same area on Safari and produced a pdf that printed fine When I went back to Firefox and generated a pdf (print using the system dialogue..) it generated the sam problem

To be clear - The images are much bigger but cropped in the window dedicated to displaying it on the invoice so it only shows a small section of the image.

is this a current bug? How do I get help from a trouble shooting chat window? Thanks Mac Monterey Firefox 103.0.2

Asked by conor3 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Tab Bar 2022

I woke up this morning and my tab bar on Firefox was out of control. I figured out how to shrink the tabs in about:config. However, there is a huge space at the end of th… (read more)

I woke up this morning and my tab bar on Firefox was out of control. I figured out how to shrink the tabs in about:config. However, there is a huge space at the end of the tabs that is completely unnecessary. I've been googling all morning. I tried to find compact mode--but "density" is gone, even when I go back into about:config and enable it. The only other help I found was to change the CSS code and unfortunately, that is outside my wheelhouse.

Is there ANY way I can get my old tab bar back so that the tabs fill the top of the screen as opposed to having a huge empty space at the end?

Asked by nitaheerk 1 year ago

Answered by nitaheerk 1 year ago

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Delete form input history

I'm a hobby-programmer not trained. My doc is local php file, saving calendar events to text files, run on localhost. The field in question is a line number on my calenda… (read more)

I'm a hobby-programmer not trained. My doc is local php file, saving calendar events to text files, run on localhost. The field in question is a line number on my calendar. Javascript uses that number to load another input with the calendar entry so I can confirm that it's the correct line before submitting it to PHP for deletion. I have unchecked 'Remember search and form history', ran 3 cleaners, restarted the computer and the data is (correctly) not displayed. But it is not deleted. When I rechecked 'Remember search and form history' the old input data comes back. If I change id, field name, javascript function name and variable names the history disappears but when I restore those names, the history is back. I want to know why that input can't be permanently deleted. Windows 10, Firefox 103.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by bob9111 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Please help a visually impaired user...

I am a visually impaired individual, who is struggling at times to clearly and efficiently see the controls, menus, and bookmarks on the FF browser header/pages. I have a… (read more)

I am a visually impaired individual, who is struggling at times to clearly and efficiently see the controls, menus, and bookmarks on the FF browser header/pages. I have adjusted every setting, on my own system and within FF, that I can find and think of. I have the webpages set the way I need them to be; I just continue to struggle with the Tab headers, menus, and bookmarks within FF itself. If anyone can help me, it would be GREATLY appreciated. TIA.

Asked by SnowmanKPT 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Only one tab open and Firefox killing my system

Hi guys, With only one tab open in Firefox, the attached jpg is what I see in my task manager. My desktop is extremely laggy for obvious reasons....but dont know why. … (read more)

Hi guys,

With only one tab open in Firefox, the attached jpg is what I see in my task manager.

My desktop is extremely laggy for obvious reasons....but dont know why.

Confusing to see so many child tasks under the parent.

Anyone know what I need to do to over come the general slowness etc on my box.

Thanks in advance

Adrian

Asked by Adrian 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Remote Control?!

So, I was just going to Youtube, and on the search bar, there was a little robot. I hovered my cursor over and it said I was under remote control. The reason is DevTools … (read more)

So, I was just going to Youtube, and on the search bar, there was a little robot. I hovered my cursor over and it said I was under remote control. The reason is DevTools whatever that is. I do some research and turn it off. Go back in and it reappears again. Please help.

Asked by yolando452 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago