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Email links

Hi, I have been unable to open links from Emails accounts, both Outlook & Hotmail. I just get a message saying this. However if a am able to open them if have a pdf o… (read more)

Hi, I have been unable to open links from Emails accounts, both Outlook & Hotmail. I just get a message saying this. However if a am able to open them if have a pdf or a link to explore, which leads me to think this may be a Firefox problem. Thanksr

Asked by neil.d146 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Annoying downloadbutton popup

Hello, Since the last firefox update to version 97.0b3 a new "effect" appeared, which is truly annoying. Whenever I download something, the downloadbutton message pops up… (read more)

Hello,

Since the last firefox update to version 97.0b3 a new "effect" appeared, which is truly annoying. Whenever I download something, the downloadbutton message pops up, and I don't know how to get rid of this. Could you please tell me how to change the settings to prevent this from happening?

15 january 2022

Thanks in advance, Alicia

Asked by aliciaporcella 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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video speed up issue

while using any firefox addons for speeding up a video higher than 4.0 of original speed the video sound suddenly goes off by default. in other browsers such issue does n… (read more)

while using any firefox addons for speeding up a video higher than 4.0 of original speed the video sound suddenly goes off by default. in other browsers such issue does not appear. only in firefox. what to do?

Asked by bobb5 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Outrageous latest update

I hate surprises like these! So far i trusted FF that after an update my layout would still be intact as was, but no they forced this black sh.. onto me as a background f… (read more)

I hate surprises like these! So far i trusted FF that after an update my layout would still be intact as was, but no they forced this black sh.. onto me as a background for the home page - and no alternative anywhere to switch this back to white or any other options. Do i want to install a plugin for this simple basic option - hell no, i'd rather get rid of FF as my default browser if you think you can play dictators too now. What i miserable attitude you people have. If you change for life )white) to dead (black) you might as well declare you are on your way out as a browser - or offer the option to change that bg color real quick

Asked by rmworldwide 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Images will not load

I have Firefox 96.0.1. As of this morning, images will no longer load on any websites. The only thing that has changed since yesterday is that I followed some advice fr… (read more)

I have Firefox 96.0.1. As of this morning, images will no longer load on any websites. The only thing that has changed since yesterday is that I followed some advice from the Washington Post on how to prevent scam emails. I have spent nearly two hours searching for and following advice to restore images on Firefox, but nothing has worked. I need more direct assistance!

Asked by womanfield 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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dark mode for firefox

Hello, I live in Northern Ireland, due to a recent eye problem I would like to use a browser that supports Dark Mode does firefox do that or can I get it, if not can you … (read more)

Hello, I live in Northern Ireland, due to a recent eye problem I would like to use a browser that supports Dark Mode does firefox do that or can I get it, if not can you help me with the settings on my monitor? please tell me how thanks T.Holmes

Asked by mrandmrs.aitch 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox privacy settings

I've been trying to configure my laptop to suit my needs, which differs from those on desktop. Basically, I trust both devices due to full-disk encryption, but it's possi… (read more)

I've been trying to configure my laptop to suit my needs, which differs from those on desktop. Basically, I trust both devices due to full-disk encryption, but it's possible to steal my laptop while powered on and unlocked. Hence my laptop approach is strict while adding a few exceptions that rely on successful authentication without remembering passwords.

I find it quite hard to manage exceptions. I've spend a couple of hours reading through this forum as well as numerous FAQs and guides, yet it appears there are a lot of conflicting options that override certain settings. The entire process is pretty counterintuitive and could use an overhaul from a UX perspective, where a simplification of the process might also result in the resources becoming more useful.

Anyway, one of my issues is that it appears I can't use asterisk * when defining URL exceptions for cookie settings. Second, unless explicitly defined, the protocol defaults to http and not https. I guess I should ask what happens before complaining too much. Example time:

1: I add the URL 'example.com' 2: Firefox converts it to 'http://example.com' 3: I add the URL 'https://example.com'

How will each of these exceptions work for the following: https://www.example.com https://this.example.com

And how can I mitigate this without a regex or similar, short of manually adding an extensive list of possible variations in between https:// and .example.com? To clarify, I'll need an exception for something like https://*.example.com

Finally, how is this affected by individual settings in the sections Enhanced Tracking Protection, Cookies and Site Data, and History? Any pitfalls I should be aware of?

Asked by joey_moey 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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javascript script works in stackoverflow sandbox and jsfiddle but not on my website

I'm not sure this is a problem with Firefox but I have run out of other options to look at. At first I thought it might be because the page uses a frameset (I know it's o… (read more)

I'm not sure this is a problem with Firefox but I have run out of other options to look at. At first I thought it might be because the page uses a frameset (I know it's obsolete) so I created a version that uses an iframe instead. That way the html that needs to be acted on is not in a frame. It still doesn't work. I don't know why it works in stackoverflow's sandbox and jsfiddle but not on my website. Any help is appreciated.

Frameset version iFrame version

If you need to see the tabstrip code (it's virtually identical to the iFrame version): Tabstrip for frameset version

The script is supposed to hilite the selected tab with a red background. The rollover works fine (yellow background and brown text) but the selected tab color never shows up.

Asked by Wayne 1 day ago

Answered by Wayne 1 day ago

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Lost All My Bookmarks

Hi, I downloaded the new Firefox browser a couple of days ago and now I have lost all my bookmarks. Does Firefox have a recent backup that I can import? I clicked on 'Bo… (read more)

Hi,

I downloaded the new Firefox browser a couple of days ago and now I have lost all my bookmarks.

Does Firefox have a recent backup that I can import?

I clicked on 'Bookmarks', then 'Manage Bookmarks', select restore, but the bookmarks are from months ago.

Where are my current bookmarks?

Also, where is the bookmarks icon which was in the top right-hand corner, how do I access the bookmarks in this new version?


Kind regards,

Maria

Asked by Maria 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Changing background from black to white

Through no action of my own, the background color for FF has changed from white to black, which I absolutely abhor. I've wasted a lot of time trying a lot of recommended … (read more)

Through no action of my own, the background color for FF has changed from white to black, which I absolutely abhor. I've wasted a lot of time trying a lot of recommended fixes that haven't work. As much as I like FF, I am now working with Edge in Windows 11. This change will be permanent if I don't find a fix for the FF problem.

Asked by Lois 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Cannot display Windows 10 taskbar from the Firefox browser

While in the Firefox browser I can no longer display the windows 10 toolbar by moving the cursor to the bottom of the page. This has always worked but started failing rec… (read more)

While in the Firefox browser I can no longer display the windows 10 toolbar by moving the cursor to the bottom of the page. This has always worked but started failing recently. Not sure if it was a Firefox update that changed things or something else. Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen on all windows applications correctly pops up the taskbar. This only happens with the Firefox main screen and any web page linked to with Firefox. The Windows IE works fine.

Asked by dgreenou 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 23 hours ago

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Getting "Header overflow" instead of the article/webpage link from Wired email

When clicking on an article link in an email from Wired, "Header overflow" is the only thing that is displayed in Firefox. It worked prior to latest upgrade. The link w… (read more)

Asked by dwg7 23 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 21 hours ago

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dark websites

where can i change de color of the google searchsites in firefox. every time i search with google, i get a dark page, i dont want this. i want a normally white result pag… (read more)

where can i change de color of the google searchsites in firefox. every time i search with google, i get a dark page, i dont want this. i want a normally white result page. how can i change this? every time i change it on the site from google, i can change the background color,but when i close firefox and i start it again,then is it black again. very annoying. please help me,i dont like dark pages

Asked by maurits1 1 day ago

Answered by Zian Shi 20 hours ago

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Close tab button disappears from inactive tabs with 8 or more open tabs

Before updating to Firefox 96, I could close tabs no matter how squished they were. Now I cannot. Someone with a similar problem at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/ques… (read more)

Before updating to Firefox 96, I could close tabs no matter how squished they were. Now I cannot. Someone with a similar problem at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1194322 was able to find help, but I'm not meeting with any success implementing their chosen fix. Is there a way to keep the close tab button active with this many tabs anymore, or is that out?

Asked by shinichineko 20 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

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Fast Fox

This add-on/extension (and my Fast Fox spelling may be off) is bedeviling me. Apparently part of the latest Firefox update, it seems to appear at startup with our Macbook… (read more)

This add-on/extension (and my Fast Fox spelling may be off) is bedeviling me. Apparently part of the latest Firefox update, it seems to appear at startup with our Macbook Air and GMail, asking if it should continue. Cannot find the rascal to get rid of it. Please advise.

Asked by hookc 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 16 hours ago

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Can't restore previous session, "recently closed windows" grayed out

Hi I had two Firefox windows open. One with 100+ tabs and the other with 1 tab. I closed the Firefox with 100 tabs, and then closed the one with 1 tab, without thinking. … (read more)

Hi

I had two Firefox windows open. One with 100+ tabs and the other with 1 tab. I closed the Firefox with 100 tabs, and then closed the one with 1 tab, without thinking. I then realised that I should have closed them in the opposite order, because I want the 100 tabs to get restored.

I opened Firefox again and was dismayed to see just the single tab get restored. I did some searching and backed up the "sessionstore-backups" folder.

I then tried to close Firefox and replace sessionstore.jsonlz4 with previous.jsonlz4 from the backed up "sessionstore-backups" folder. This did not work, as when I opened Firefox I still only got the 1 tab back and "recently closed windows" remains grayed out. Ctrl+Shift+N does nothing as well.

I used https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html to inspect the backed up previous.jsonlz4 file and it shows

Open Windows Open Window 1 Tab 1 [...]

Closed Windows Closed Window 1 Tab 1 [...] [...] Tab 125 [...]

So the previous.jsonlz4 file does contain my mistakenly closed window but I can't get Firefox to restore the tabs!

Can anyone please help me get my tabs back? I'm on Firefox v96.0.1.

Asked by Shosha 23 hours ago

Answered by Shosha 14 hours ago