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firefox 73 profile location problem

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my prefe… (read more)

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my preferred location in appdata\roaming\mozila\profiles.ini but 73 regularly ignores this and puts a basic profile in the default location and alters profile.ini. Using the profile manager does not get any better results. I am also having problems with the home page, I have set a custom page but 73 often resets this to a blank page or sometimes the default home page. I have had to resort to a 'portable' version as 73 constantly resetting things was getting so annoying but the portable does not work well as a default browser.

Asked by mikebravo 1 year ago

Why does Firefox appear twice in WIN 10 > Settings > standard app??

Working with problems with TrueKey. Opens Chrome when Firefox is standard browser. Looking into the standard apps settings, Firefox has two entries. Is this a bug or resi… (read more)

Working with problems with TrueKey. Opens Chrome when Firefox is standard browser. Looking into the standard apps settings, Firefox has two entries. Is this a bug or residue form earlier versions? There is no difference in settings following this or that entry.

Asked by ASUS2018 3 months ago

firefox is doing this when i open something in facebook marketplace

The address wasn’t understood Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (fb) isn’t associated with any program or is not allow… (read more)

The address wasn’t understood

Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (fb) isn’t associated with any program or is not allowed in this context.

   You might need to install other software to open this address.

How can i fix this?

Asked by crystalmoon47 3 months ago

opening MHT-files stored on hard disk

Hallo, since I've switched from InternetExplorer to FireFox as the standard browser, I cannot open MHT-files which I downloaded from the web. Firefox starts to open new … (read more)

Hallo, since I've switched from InternetExplorer to FireFox as the standard browser, I cannot open MHT-files which I downloaded from the web. Firefox starts to open new tabs, by the second, endlessly. The process can be stopped only by killing Firefox with the TaskManager, several times. Is this a bug or a feature? Many thanks Ante

Asked by stojfritz 3 months ago

Addon windows in the Overflow menu have a fixed size so addon functionality is broken

Addon windows in the Overflow menu are limited or fixed in size and therefore some addon functions are inaccessible or hard to use. Usually I would just middle-click to s… (read more)

Addon windows in the Overflow menu are limited or fixed in size and therefore some addon functions are inaccessible or hard to use. Usually I would just middle-click to scroll sideways but with some addons this is not possible (eg. LastPass only shows the "Upgrade to Premium" part and nothing else if it is in the Overflow menu). I love the minimalist black&white look of my current Firefox setup so having the red LastPass icon outside of the Overflow menu would ruin that. Other addons just look bad with all that extra white space, like Windscribe (which should have a very small Addon window).

Is there some way to change the size of the addon window or report this as a bug to have it behave like addons should?

Asked by ntruter42 2 months ago

Fehlermeldung: Die Website kann nicht angezeigt werden, da die Authentizität der erhaltenen Daten nicht verifiziert werden konnte.

Auf einer Website (https://www.frag-caesar.de/) bekomme ich bei manchen Suchen die Fehlermeldung Die Website kann nicht angezeigt werden, da die Authentizität der erhalte… (read more)

Auf einer Website (https://www.frag-caesar.de/) bekomme ich bei manchen Suchen die Fehlermeldung Die Website kann nicht angezeigt werden, da die Authentizität der erhaltenen Daten nicht verifiziert werden konnte. Aber die Adresse hat das selbe Zertifikat wie ander die funktionieren. Ich benutze Windows 10. Ich habe die Website auch schon gewithelistet hat nichts gebracht. Schonmal Danke :)

Asked by Luca 2 months ago

Autoplay doesn't work.

I have my favorite applications set as defaults in the autoplay extensions options. I have "do this every time" checked in the dialog box that pops up every time I try to… (read more)

I have my favorite applications set as defaults in the autoplay extensions options. I have "do this every time" checked in the dialog box that pops up every time I try to open a file. It doesn't matter what the file extension is. PDF, MP4, and JPG files don't automatically open.

I posted a similar question before when I thought this only applied to MP4 files. Since then, I've noticed it applies to all files.

I would really appreciate some help getting this to work again. Jim Birke

Asked by jimbir 2 months ago

bookmarks editing

Hello -Bookmarks- Is there a possibility In a (ONE) Firefox profile Open the library window twice ? with editing option please make it possible thank… (read more)

Hello

-Bookmarks-

Is there a possibility In a (ONE) Firefox profile Open the library window twice ? with editing option please make it possible

thank you

Asked by muergg 2 months ago

Multiple Tabs

I use an app on a website that opens a new page every time I click on different button. Is there a way to prevent web sites from opening additional tabs? Can it be force… (read more)

I use an app on a website that opens a new page every time I click on different button.

Is there a way to prevent web sites from opening additional tabs? Can it be forced to used the same tab in Firefox?

Asked by halem2 2 months ago

Centurylink Web Mail

Firefox version 84.0.2 Windows 10 64 bit. Cannot connect to Centurylink webmail (centurylink.net). Can connect to Centurylink home page (centurylink.net) . Upon enterin… (read more)

Firefox version 84.0.2 Windows 10 64 bit. Cannot connect to Centurylink webmail (centurylink.net). Can connect to Centurylink home page (centurylink.net) . Upon entering password to access Centurylink webmail from the home page, I get redirected to a new URL which is nothing more than a blank page trying to load. Firefox used to work with Centurylink - no problem - all the time. I can access using Chrome or Edge.

Tried refreshing Firefox - no good. Disabled add ons - no good flushed cash, history etc - no good Tried adjusting cookie settings - no good Tried running in safe mode - no good Help?

Asked by slion2611 2 months ago

Recover an uninstalled version of Firefox

CPU's intermittently would rev high and cause shut down. I opened task manager processes and CPU usage was high in Firefox. I clicked on Firefox and seven other Firefox d… (read more)

CPU's intermittently would rev high and cause shut down. I opened task manager processes and CPU usage was high in Firefox. I clicked on Firefox and seven other Firefox dropped down. Not sure what that meant but, I then opened programs and noticed two versions on my computer, 82.0 and 84.0. I uninstalled 82.0 and now everything is gone. I reinstalled 84,0,2 but, it is "watered down" from the version before the uninstall. Please let me know how I can recover Firefox to before the uninstall. I'm running Windows 10 Home.

Asked by basis 2 months ago

Firefox freezes when returning from sleep

I use Firefox on my various devices and I've never faced this issue before. On my new laptop which is a XPS, whenever I let my laptop go to sleep, once I return it from s… (read more)

I use Firefox on my various devices and I've never faced this issue before. On my new laptop which is a XPS, whenever I let my laptop go to sleep, once I return it from sleep Firefox is unusable (frozen). I can do other things with my laptop but I can't interact with Firefox in any way as it is completely frozen. Sometimes I am able to open a new tab but can't type anything into the search bar.

What I do to use Firefox right now is kill the process in task manager and launch Firefox again and for the most part I am able to use the browser but it is very tedious having to do this. Some steps I've tried to permanently fix this so far are disabling hardware acceleration and disabling disk caching but nothing seems to have fixed the problem so far.

Asked by jimmyl02 2 months ago

bing coming up when I open firefox.

For some reason everytime I open Firefox, it switches me to Bing. I want to go back to getting the Firefox home screen and not Bing. How do I get Bing off my screen ??? … (read more)

For some reason everytime I open Firefox, it switches me to Bing. I want to go back to getting the Firefox home screen and not Bing. How do I get Bing off my screen ???

Asked by willyw96013 2 months ago

Firefox icon missing in start menu

Hello, I am just disappointed. My Firefox icon is missing from the Start menu and therefore from the taskbar when launching. I tried to clear the icon cache (by deleting … (read more)

Hello, I am just disappointed. My Firefox icon is missing from the Start menu and therefore from the taskbar when launching.

I tried to clear the icon cache (by deleting iconcache* in "C:\Users\XXX\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer"), Reinstall firefox, delete %APPDATA% and %LOCALAPPDATA% firefox folders, but nothing changes.

Any clue? I don't have any idea.

PS: It's only for my profile. I just don't want to delprof, I have tons of apps with settings, etc

scuz my english.

Asked by Michaël B 2 months ago

Check the history of changing Lockwise passwords

There was a problem and automatically saved a new password in Lockwise on one of the sites. Now I can not enter the site because the new password has not changed on the s… (read more)

There was a problem and automatically saved a new password in Lockwise on one of the sites. Now I can not enter the site because the new password has not changed on the site, and I do not remember the old one. Me need a history of saving / changing the password on the site (passwords that were saved in lockwise)

Asked by dragonkriss1376love 2 months ago

making firefox logo with search engine my home page

Believe me I've been trying so many things. Use to, I would just open firefox and get just the logo(like googles) would open, now, for some reason It won't appear and I… (read more)

Believe me I've been trying so many things. Use to, I would just open firefox and get just the logo(like googles) would open, now, for some reason It won't appear and I've been using the "go daddy one in my tool bar? any suggestions? Thanks so much

Asked by farah james 2 months ago

New Mac Mini M1 -- Constant Lockups

2 weeks into my new MAC mini (my first MAC ever so I'm still learning!)...and Firefox worked perfectly until today. Now it freezes on the initial screen every time I run… (read more)

2 weeks into my new MAC mini (my first MAC ever so I'm still learning!)...and Firefox worked perfectly until today. Now it freezes on the initial screen every time I run it. The only time I solved it was rebooting the machine...which worked...once. It locked up the very next time. Reloading Firefox doesn't fix it. Just a reboot.

Most of the answers I saw said Version 84.0.2 was the fix for that...but that's what I'm running. Any further suggestions? With my rookie status on the MAC. it could well be operator error. Thanks everyone!

Asked by geno404 2 months ago