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Signon Verification options cannot be read

I bring up yahoo mail in firefox, enter my userid and password, then verification methods appear. However, the verification methods are unreadable. Boxes where the veri… (read more)

I bring up yahoo mail in firefox, enter my userid and password, then verification methods appear. However, the verification methods are unreadable. Boxes where the verification would normally appear are blank, white. I open google chrome and they are readable. What setting in firefox needs to be restored to make these verification options readable? This issue just started in the last hour in firefox.

Asked by p_kempf 2 years ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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GMAIL

G MAIL WILL NOT LOAD. IS THERE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO GOOGLE'S G MAIL & ITS SEARCH ENGINE? PARDON THE CAPS BUT IT IS THE ONLY WAY I CAN SEE WHAT I HAVE TYPED. I A… (read more)

G MAIL WILL NOT LOAD. IS THERE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO GOOGLE'S G MAIL & ITS SEARCH ENGINE? PARDON THE CAPS BUT IT IS THE ONLY WAY I CAN SEE WHAT I HAVE TYPED. I AM NOT SHOUTING. THANK YOU - GPB

Asked by gpbaker1940 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Search Engine Stuck on Amazon After Updating to Firefox 99.0.1 on Monterey 12.3.1

A short while ago, Firefox was automatically updated to 99.0.1 on my iMac running Monterey 12.3.1. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the search engine is stuck on Amazon … (read more)

A short while ago, Firefox was automatically updated to 99.0.1 on my iMac running Monterey 12.3.1. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the search engine is stuck on Amazon with no other search engine options available. I normally use Google.

Even if I go into the Firefox settings to the "Search" panel, it is showing ONLY Amazon as the available option in the pull-down menu under "Default Search Engine". In the "Search Bar" section, I have it set to "Add search bar in tool bar". But even if I set it to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", and then switch it back to "Add search bar in tool bar", Amazon still remains the only available search engine.

As a last step, I installed the "Google Search" add-on by 3Indian to see if I could get back my Google search engine, but Google still doesn't show up as an option anywhere, and I am still stuck with just Amazon.

Is this a bug in the latest Firefox build? Did the developers forget to enable something when they did this build perhaps?

Asked by WordWeaver 1 year ago

Answered by WordWeaver 1 year ago

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intense disk activity after closing firefox

Every time I close Firefox, whether normally or using Allt-F4, there is a short pause (1 - 2 seconds) then around 20 - 30 seconds of intense disk activity which locks eve… (read more)

Every time I close Firefox, whether normally or using Allt-F4, there is a short pause (1 - 2 seconds) then around 20 - 30 seconds of intense disk activity which locks everything else on my PC (Win 10 pro 64). If I hard shut down the pc (ie, switch off the power) there is no adverse effect on firefox after restart, so whatever it's doing is apparently unnecessary anyway. How do I cure this, it's irritating me intensely - enough to seriously consider using another browser

Asked by rdl 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Profile problem

Running 98.02, Windows 10. Firefox keeps opening without all my tabs and other personalized information. Just a single tab or maybe 2 that have nothing to do with me. … (read more)

Running 98.02, Windows 10. Firefox keeps opening without all my tabs and other personalized information. Just a single tab or maybe 2 that have nothing to do with me. If I go to about:profiles, one of the profiles listed will (so far) have my lost information. When I recovered the first time, I quickly created a profile if the current, good configuration. However, now when the problem recurs and I go back to that profile I created, Firefox is once again a single tab of a URL I've never seen. I'm afraid I will lose everything!

BTW the first symptom was that when I clicked on a link in email (Outlook 2021), the link opened in a new Firefox window, not a new tab of the current window. This, despite telling Firefox not to do that in Settings and checking about:configuration to make sure it would not occur.

-Rick Exner

Asked by Rick Exner 2 years ago

Answered by Rick Exner 1 year ago

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FIND bar popping up when I type eg editing a comment box on waitrose.com

When I type in the main firefox pane I sometimes get the search bar popping, cf the discussions 4 years ago. No idea why, I haven't added any addons. Maddening. It's n… (read more)

When I type in the main firefox pane I sometimes get the search bar popping, cf the discussions 4 years ago. No idea why, I haven't added any addons. Maddening. It's not doing it now or i couldn't have sent this.

Asked by john.washbrook 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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file downloads

Recently pdf files I download are getting saved in my Downloads folder automatically. They are also opened in Adobe Reader as specified in settings. I don't know what ver… (read more)

Recently pdf files I download are getting saved in my Downloads folder automatically. They are also opened in Adobe Reader as specified in settings. I don't know what version this started with but it didn't always happen. I don't want these files filling up my Downloads folder so how can I prevent this?

Asked by flash33 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox Browser

I am trying to use a new HP Spectre laptop which will be my all purpose home computer. I selected Firefox Browser as the default browser but I don't believe it has ever c… (read more)

I am trying to use a new HP Spectre laptop which will be my all purpose home computer. I selected Firefox Browser as the default browser but I don't believe it has ever come up as my browser. It is loaded among many other apps (?). I used to call them programs (?). I get Edge, Chrome, Bing, and others, none of which I want or ask for. They just seem to appear randomly.

Asked by Kandra Hahn 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Version 100 on Mac

I read that with version 100 on the Mac there will be some problems with some web pages like my bank can you tell me if this has been fixed or not, if not I don't want to… (read more)

I read that with version 100 on the Mac there will be some problems with some web pages like my bank can you tell me if this has been fixed or not, if not I don't want to go past version 99. Thanks for all help Michael Whitecotton

Asked by mdwhiteco 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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After disabling developer tools annoying tab keeps opening.

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. Developer tools kept popping up so I went into about:config & set everything to false. Now an equally annoying tab keeps opening up asking to… (read more)

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. Developer tools kept popping up so I went into about:config & set everything to false. Now an equally annoying tab keeps opening up asking to enable them. I don't just get this hitting F12. Just like before I disabled, this keeps popping up for seemingly no reason. Guess I'm accidentally doing something with the mouse. I don't have a clue how to use developer tools. Wish I could just wipe it out completely.

Asked by jcs916 1 year ago

Answered by jcs916 1 year ago

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Firefox will not connect

So this morning (5/4/2022) I start the computer (desktop) Win 10 Pro, 64 bit and Firefox will not connect. Checks: I verified that my phone connects to my wireless; I ve… (read more)

So this morning (5/4/2022) I start the computer (desktop) Win 10 Pro, 64 bit and Firefox will not connect.

Checks: I verified that my phone connects to my wireless; I verified that email is connecting; I verified that Chrome is connecting.

I did the following:

I refreshed Firefox -> Firefox will not connect I started Firefox in troubleshoot mode -> Firefox will not connect I uninstalled and then restarted my computer and then reinstalled -> Firefox will not connect

Further, the once working about:config update to reinstate compact menus has no effect (why not test for a mobile OS before expanding the menus...?) Regardless, this secondary for the moment.

What to next is a mystery to me. Firefox has become so troublesome that it is almost not worth it to continue fighting with it.

Asked by r.j.dill 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox downloads PDF file when I click "Open with Firefox"

Hi, In the parameters, I chose to let Firefox ask me every time what to do with PDF files. But, when the window pop up and I click "Open with ... Firefox", the browser d… (read more)

Hi,

In the parameters, I chose to let Firefox ask me every time what to do with PDF files. But, when the window pop up and I click "Open with ... Firefox", the browser download and open with Firefox the PDF instead of only showing it in Firefox. When I set the "Open with firefox" by default in the parameters, Firefox will this time directly open the PDF in the browser instead of downloading it.

Are you aware of this bug ? Is there a solution ?

Thank you very much !

Asked by Pulibu 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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can only save (not open) Gmail attachments after latest update

I can only save (not open) Gmail attachments after the latest update and JPG is not showing up in my the Applications section of Settings/General so I cannot fix it. Th… (read more)

I can only save (not open) Gmail attachments after the latest update and JPG is not showing up in my the Applications section of Settings/General so I cannot fix it.

This has happened one time too many guys, every update but this time half the items I would normally get as an attachment are no longer listed in the applications menu.

If I cannot get a fix quickly I will be forced to move to Chrome (which I REALLY hate the idea of). I see 25 - 80 emails a day and it is mission critical that I can open and view email attachments without having to save them.

A little help??

Mark [email removed from public]

Asked by mjmalizia 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox Browser

I wonder why the latest browser does not have a Home Button.It is easier to close the blank browser with the Home Button.Closing the blank browser helps the system restar… (read more)

I wonder why the latest browser does not have a Home Button.It is easier to close the blank browser with the Home Button.Closing the blank browser helps the system restart smoothly in the next session.

Asked by RANGANATH 1 year ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 1 year ago