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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 8 months ago

garmin connect problems

I have recently replaced my macbook and from that point on am no longer able to get access to the garmin connect web page. I tried several work arounds, none of which wor… (read more)

I have recently replaced my macbook and from that point on am no longer able to get access to the garmin connect web page. I tried several work arounds, none of which worked. Eventually I tried using a different browser. Bingo. this works. Can anybody advise how to stop firefox blocking this webpage?

Asked by simon ball 3 months ago

Site Registration

I want to make this site checked so i wont get nonsecured or something like that... i dont know if i can or i cant send the link to my site, but i will give if you reques… (read more)

I want to make this site checked so i wont get nonsecured or something like that... i dont know if i can or i cant send the link to my site, but i will give if you request.

Asked by hyper1 3 months ago

Airpods Automatic Ear Detection not working

Hello! I'm writing because I use Airpods Automatic Ear Detection and it works with other browsers (if I take one off, the audio/video pauses). However, I don't know why i… (read more)

Hello! I'm writing because I use Airpods Automatic Ear Detection and it works with other browsers (if I take one off, the audio/video pauses). However, I don't know why it does not work with Firefox. Do you know if I can config this? I'm using MacOS Sierra and Catalina. Thanks!

Asked by AWoodstock 3 months ago

Stop Auto fill for one single website

Hi I want to be able to stop autofill for a single website but keep it on for everything else. I run a website that means I have to input a lot of data into boxes and Fi… (read more)

Hi

I want to be able to stop autofill for a single website but keep it on for everything else.

I run a website that means I have to input a lot of data into boxes and Firefox annoyingly wants to auto fill every box meaning the data gets messed up from time to time.

Is there anyway to disable it for single sites?

Thanks

Asked by rubybadu 3 months ago

mouse left click will not function inside web page

I can start a youtube video but the mouse will not click on "skip ads" or pause the video or move the video to different times within the video. The same thing happens o… (read more)

I can start a youtube video but the mouse will not click on "skip ads" or pause the video or move the video to different times within the video. The same thing happens on other sites, for example I can click on walmart.com and then all other clicks will not function cannot proceed any further within the site. I have uninstalled/reinstalled firefox, I have tried safe mode and I have disabled all add ons. I use the default theme and nothing works. This was not an issue prior to the most recent update. The only way for me to post this is via Edge and edge is crappy.

Asked by jrodman 3 months ago

Firefox does not play sound on any Internet site

Whenever I visit any website to play music or watch videos no sound is provided. I can visit the same sites using Chrome and the all play sound. I can play music that res… (read more)

Whenever I visit any website to play music or watch videos no sound is provided. I can visit the same sites using Chrome and the all play sound. I can play music that resides on my PC without any issues. I have re-installed Firefox but to no avail - still no sound. My sound settings are not muted either in Windows, when on the various sites and within Firefox itself. I have Autoplay permissions set to allow video and audio. I am using 79.0 (64 bit) What is the problem and how do I resolve it?

Asked by jim189 3 months ago

MainThread process in Linux: is it just a new name for firefox?

In the last few days, a process called MainThread, using a lot of CPU time, has started appearing in my Ubuntu system monitor "top". I was worried that it was malware, a… (read more)

In the last few days, a process called MainThread, using a lot of CPU time, has started appearing in my Ubuntu system monitor "top". I was worried that it was malware, and checked to see if it might be part of software I had recently installed. After checking with the software providers I had most recently dealt with, I didn't find any that said the MainThread process belonged to them. Then I noticed that the "firefox" process had disappeared from the system monitor. I suspect that MainThread is the new name for firefox, but I would like some confirmation of that theory. If that is the case, why change the name of the process from something recognizable to something unrecognizable? Thanks for any help you can give!

Asked by nhpeacenik1 3 months ago

macOS notifications don't appear while in full screen video mode

Recently switched over from Chrome and I'm liking it so far with one semi-major annoyance. If I'm watching a YouTube (or any site) video in full screen mode, I don't see … (read more)

Recently switched over from Chrome and I'm liking it so far with one semi-major annoyance.

If I'm watching a YouTube (or any site) video in full screen mode, I don't see any of my Mac notifications until I exit full screen. With Chrome, those notifications continue to appear while I'm in full screen.

Is there any setting in Firefox I can enable or disable to change that behavior?

Asked by briano8822 3 months ago

In big trouble...can't get e mails on any browser..always had firefox....then its optimum for e mail.s

Help me get my normal computer stuff back...i've tried everything, noone seems to be able to help me....I just lost my e mails....i never had a problem and suddenly its g… (read more)

Help me get my normal computer stuff back...i've tried everything, noone seems to be able to help me....I just lost my e mails....i never had a problem and suddenly its gone....

Asked by lois 3 months ago

Firefox sign in and extensions

Hello, I have a MacBook Air with OS Catalina. I use Dashlane as an extension for passwords and other items. Everytime I restart my laptop, I have to sign in to Firefox as… (read more)

Hello, I have a MacBook Air with OS Catalina. I use Dashlane as an extension for passwords and other items. Everytime I restart my laptop, I have to sign in to Firefox as though I'm a new user, and I have to re-establish the Dashlane extension and verify it. Is there a way around this? Thanks! Polly

Asked by pgiantonio 3 months ago

Pocket List

Hi Firefox Community! Earlier today, I updated to the latest version of Firefox (79.0). Now, everything I saved in Pocket (my entire list) is gone. Also, when I clicked o… (read more)

Hi Firefox Community!

Earlier today, I updated to the latest version of Firefox (79.0). Now, everything I saved in Pocket (my entire list) is gone. Also, when I clicked on "View Pocket List", I was prompted - for the first time ever - to sign in to access it.

I'm very confused, and upset, as I had a number of web pages and articles that were very important to me.

If anyone can help, I would be truly grateful.

Thanks, Lynda

Asked by lynda.mills1 3 months ago

Проблема с использованием мультимедии

ПОМОГИТЕ Произошла проблема с переключением мультимедии,. Решил перейти с браузера Chrome на Firefox, и столкнулся следующей проблемой: Я не могу переключать музыку и вид… (read more)

ПОМОГИТЕ Произошла проблема с переключением мультимедии,. Решил перейти с браузера Chrome на Firefox, и столкнулся следующей проблемой: Я не могу переключать музыку и видео с помощью горячих клавиш на клавиатуре, таких как F12,F11,F9, данные клавиши у меня использовались как макрос на наушниках и я в любой момент и в любом приложении, мог переключить музыку, которая играла в браузере через наушники, что было очень удобно ( также можно было и ставить на паузу видео). И вот сейчас я всё сделал и перенёс все данные, но найти решение данной проблемы не могу, тк это окошко с мультимедией просто не открывается и не работает

Asked by Самый лучший 3 months ago

grouping tabs, or marking, editing, pop-ups, coloring, etc.

The problem is spotting the start of a logical grouping in many tabs open at once in a window. I arrange them in order when researching something. So, there's 20 tabs ope… (read more)

The problem is spotting the start of a logical grouping in many tabs open at once in a window. I arrange them in order when researching something. So, there's 20 tabs open, 4 different categories of the subject topic. There has to be a way besides a sidebar, to signify fast which group starts where. Best case scenario would be marking the 1st tab of a group with a flag, or static pop-up - a short, 15 character-limit description to signify which group it is (like '4k', '1080p', '720p', for video resolution values). 2nd-best would be a mouse-hover message, i.e. a flag or balloon to pop-up with the 15-character description. Finally, I could color-code the 1st tab of a group, or even the text .I saw some good extensions that did these - looks like Firefox disabled them with the latest browser upgrade. Are there any cross-browser or Firefox persistent apps or add-ons that will let me mark up individual tabs, with either icons, messages, or background colors?

Asked by thevolleyballer 3 months ago

How do I use "window.open" to open a new window with a menubar?

menubar no longer shows in a new window opened with window.open? I am running Firefox Ver. 79.0 (64-bit); Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0; on Ubuntu Bionic 18.… (read more)

menubar no longer shows in a new window opened with window.open? I am running Firefox Ver. 79.0 (64-bit); Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0; on Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 I use the following javascript code in <head> to open a new window: <script> </script> The body is as follows: <body bgcolor="#F2E8DE" onLoad="nameThisWindow()">

Click <a href="javascript:openHomePage()">Open Homepage</a> to open Homepage.htm in a new Window. </body> This code will not display the menubar in the new window (HomePage). The new window opens, resizes, relocates, has scrollbars, has address bar and has the [Open menu] option to the right of the address bar. The way it should except for the menubar on my desktop computer. If I right click on [Open Menu] in the new window it shows a check mark before Menu Bar. If I uncheck it, it closes the menubar in the window that opened it (HomePageCaller). If I click on Customize in HomePage, it opens the customize window in a new Tab in HomePageCaller. If I open a link in HomePage with "Open Link in New Tab" it opens the link in HomePageCaller. If I open a link in HomePage with "Open Link in New Window" it opens the new window with a menubar like it should. I have opened about:config to change all nine of the "dom.disable_window_open" options to "false" and restarted the computer. This did not change anything? I have removed all content from the<head> except the <title> in the new window page. I have removed all content from the <body> except a line that says it is the new window. All to no avail. Thank you for any help someone can provide, Rob

Asked by Rob 2 months ago

FarmVille

Since refreshing Firefox, when I click on send gifts, the send window drops down and to the left of the screen. How do I adjust this so that it stays in the middle of the… (read more)

Since refreshing Firefox, when I click on send gifts, the send window drops down and to the left of the screen. How do I adjust this so that it stays in the middle of the screen?

Asked by mj_pfeifer 2 months ago

Unable to Sync Notes by Firefox

I recently did a clean install of Window's on my computer. I have a Firefox account and am signed into sync, but I don't know how to get my add-ons and settings back. W… (read more)

I recently did a clean install of Window's on my computer. I have a Firefox account and am signed into sync, but I don't know how to get my add-ons and settings back. When I go to "Manage Your Extensions" I see all of them there, but I don't know how to make it so that their icons are viewable in my Toolbar where I can click and use them. What few add-ons I am able to get to show up in the Toolbar I got by either going directly to the add-ons website and installing from there, or by uninstalling them via the add-ons Manager page and then reinstalling. Which in my opinion defeats the whole point of having a Firefox account and sync activated.

Of critical importance is my need to get back the information that I had stored in Notes by Firefox. I was finally able to get the add-on to show up in the Toolbar buy following the above mentioned steps, however I am unable to sign in to Sync. Below I have listed each of the step I take along with attaching screenshots. 1) Click on Sign in to Sync - This opens a new Firefox browser window that prompts me to enter my email to continue to Notes. 2) I enter my email and click the blue Continue button. 3) I enter my password and click the blue Sign in button. 4) I enter my Two Factor Authentication. 5) The browser window that opened when I clicked Sign in to Sync closes and I'm back where I was when I started the Sync process, but now instead of showing Sign in to Sync Notes shows Reconnect to Sync with a warning triangle on the left side. 6) I Click to Reconnect to Sync and got through steps 2 - 5 but Notes still shows the warning triangle with the Reconnect to Sync message.

At no point in this process do I get any error message or invalid credentials prompt.

Please help!

Asked by joseph_oates 2 months ago

Media Feature Pack

It keeps asking me for the Media Feature Pack. I install it but it still pop-up a requirement to install the Media Feature Pack. I use Firefox 79. It never were a problem… (read more)

It keeps asking me for the Media Feature Pack. I install it but it still pop-up a requirement to install the Media Feature Pack. I use Firefox 79. It never were a problem with Firefox 78.

What's wrong?

Asked by klappa 2 months ago