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Quick find is case sensitive. I don't think this used to be so. How can I "quick find" case insensitive?

Making "Quick Find" case sensitive makes quick find not quite so quick. How can I make it case insensitive? I think it used to be case insensitive, if it is a "feature" c… (read more)

Making "Quick Find" case sensitive makes quick find not quite so quick. How can I make it case insensitive? I think it used to be case insensitive, if it is a "feature" can we have the old, quicker, "Quick Find" back?

Asked by Captainllama 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Does not save passwords

I have the "Remember passwords for sites" and "Use a master password" boxes checked and a master password successfully set - but Firefox has stopped asking me whether I w… (read more)

I have the "Remember passwords for sites" and "Use a master password" boxes checked and a master password successfully set - but Firefox has stopped asking me whether I want to remember passwords or not and, of course, does not save them.

I have tried unchecking them, clearing the master password, clearing all remembered passwords then rechecking and setting a new master password but no luck.

Any suggestions? Thanks in advance for any help.

Varton

Asked by Varton 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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using add-ons on seperate user

I would like to know how to access Add-Ons on the other user account on this same computer. As well as how to hide the Add-ons from showing on the bottom bar of the scre… (read more)

I would like to know how to access Add-Ons on the other user account on this same computer. As well as how to hide the Add-ons from showing on the bottom bar of the screen but still have access to them

My third question is how to automatically disconnect from Sync once I close Firefox. So that only the person with the master password has access to the saved information.

Asked by timmtim 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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After updating 3.6.11 on a Mac OS X 10.6.4 the bookmarks dissapeared. I can restore them but they dissapear every time I close Firefox window. Tried installing it again. Any suggestions?

Happened only with this one computer. The organize bookmarks window doesn't let me view any bookmarks so I can't export the restored bookmarks to html format. I can only … (read more)

Happened only with this one computer. The organize bookmarks window doesn't let me view any bookmarks so I can't export the restored bookmarks to html format. I can only see the restored bookmarks in the drop down list. Kept a bookmark backup file safe if even they vanish.

Asked by Guuuulm 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Typing gets very slow in Firefox 3.6.11 in Safe Mode with All extensions and plugins disabled.

When I first start Firefox everything is fine. And everything remains fine as long as I don't type into any web page's text boxes. I can type into the address or search b… (read more)

When I first start Firefox everything is fine. And everything remains fine as long as I don't type into any web page's text boxes. I can type into the address or search bar all day long without any problems.

But, for example, just typing into the edit box to ask this question on this site will result in the problem after I type in over say 150 characters. After that typing ANYWHERE in Firefox will be painfully slow, even the address bar or the search bar. It doesn't seem to matter which site I use to type in text. All cause the problem to occur after typing in enough keystrokes.

Browsing & mouse clicking remains fast -- it's only typing that seems to be affected. In order to recover I have to restart Firefox.

If I look at the Firefox.exe cpu usage in Process Explorer I can see that once the problem occurs, the cpu usage starts spiking every time I type a key. In fact Firefox maxes out one of my dual cores so the cpu is at 50%! It drops down to 0% again once I stop typing.

As mentioned in the subject this is in Safe Mode with all extensions & plugins disabled. I am running on Windows XP SP3 with an old AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ (1.81Ghz) with 2.00GB of RAM.

I think this started to noticeably happen with Firefox 3.6 (it's amazing how long I can browse without typing) but it used to happen occasionally with earlier versions. Now it is annoyingly repeatable.

I have to use "-no-remote -P ForTyping" to start up a separate Firefox session that I just use to type into text boxes so I can restart it at will. I also compose messages in an external editor and just paste them into Firefox to avoid typing as much as possible.

Asked by canttype 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Is anyone haviing trouble with bookmarks and history showing up in the Location Bar?

Ever since the new update (3.6.11) My favs & history won't show up in the url bar as I type. Anyone else having this prob or know how to solve? Also, its not a privac… (read more)

Ever since the new update (3.6.11) My favs & history won't show up in the url bar as I type. Anyone else having this prob or know how to solve? Also, its not a privacy setting issue, ive double checked this. For that matter, when I try to adjust my privacy settings to custom, the setting bounces back to remember all. I don't know if this is an update glitch or an add-on glitch. All I know is the previous 3.6.10. wasn't doing this.

Help if ya can, please and thanks. ;)

Asked by SavingBenji87 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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I used to be able to type the url of specific tracking cookies under the privacy tab, but that possibility now seems to be gone, why?

Under Tools>Options>Privacy tab, until recently, there was a cookies button that allowed you to type into a list the URL of specific tracking cookies that you wante… (read more)

Under Tools>Options>Privacy tab, until recently, there was a cookies button that allowed you to type into a list the URL of specific tracking cookies that you wanted to block. If any anti-virus scans found any such cookies, I could add them into the list. That was a great option. It seems that list and that option no longer exists. Why

Asked by Skyler99 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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In Firefox 3.5.13 I can connect via SSL to my sites that has a certificate issued by GoDaddy. When I connect with Firefox 3.6.11 the connection is Untrusted because 'the issuer certificate is unkown'. Is 3.6 broke?

There are no security exceptions in the 3.5.13 version. If I add an exception to 3.6.11 I can then view the certificate but there is the message in the Certificate Viewe… (read more)

There are no security exceptions in the 3.5.13 version. If I add an exception to 3.6.11 I can then view the certificate but there is the message in the Certificate Viewer ' Could not verify this certificate for unknown reasons.'

Asked by donk 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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When should I delete a Certificate Authority that sounds suspiciously like I would never use it?

When I opened the Certificate Manager under Tools/Options/Advanced, I found a long list of Certificate Authorities that looked very suspicious to me. For example, the fi… (read more)

When I opened the Certificate Manager under Tools/Options/Advanced, I found a long list of Certificate Authorities that looked very suspicious to me. For example, the first one was an outfit by the name of "TURKTRUST" with Turkish language names.

Where did this come from?

There are quite a few other "suspicious" looking CA names.

What happens if I delete them all?

Asked by golferbill18 10 years ago

Answered by pakmenu 8 years ago

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When I click on 'History' >> 'Show All History' it is blank; I cannot go back into my history.

Okay. There are really two problems I've been having. 1. When I do the above-mentioned task, I have no history. when I click on History, it will give me 10 most recently … (read more)

Okay. There are really two problems I've been having.

1. When I do the above-mentioned task, I have no history. when I click on History, it will give me 10 most recently visited websites, as well as the option to Show All History. When I click on Show All History, the box that pops up is completely blank. Other than my 10 most recent sites, I have no idea what websites I have been visiting.

2. If I try to bookmark a page, and then I click on the folder menu, and select 'Choose...', it goes blank. It does not show the dozens of bookmark folders that I have created for myself.

Both of these issues are extremely frustrating for me. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Asked by sajo 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Single web page blank

Hi I love Firefox but one page won't load. I just see the word 'Done' at the bottom left of the page and a white, blank screen. The page loads perfectly using IE8 and … (read more)

Hi I love Firefox but one page won't load. I just see the word 'Done' at the bottom left of the page and a white, blank screen. The page loads perfectly using IE8 and Chrome. All browsers on auto update. It is exactly the same on another PC in the house, running Windows XP Pro.

The page is: http://business.ikea.com/sb/siteshell/startup.html#,en_UK;profile,join

It's behaving as if Flash isn't up to date. Or not installed. So I tried: https://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ Sure enough, it says Flash isn't up to date. I click on 'update' and I'm told Flash is up to date.

Any ideas?

Regards to all

Asked by Andrew 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Command-line option to stop updating on start-up?

We have a desktop shortcut to access a webmail server. (Firefox is the default browser.) When Firefox has available updates, the link fails, with a network unavailable me… (read more)

We have a desktop shortcut to access a webmail server. (Firefox is the default browser.) When Firefox has available updates, the link fails, with a network unavailable message, which connfuses the users. Is there a command line option I can add to the shortcut to keep Firefox from updating at start-up?

Asked by espaqu 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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Constant problem: First time a link is clicked: server not found. Refresh page and server is immediately found.

Foxfire regularly gives me the error message: Server not Found -- BUT if I hit refresh, the 'not found' server opens immediately 99.9% of the time. This is really annoyin… (read more)

Foxfire regularly gives me the error message: Server not Found -- BUT if I hit refresh, the 'not found' server opens immediately 99.9% of the time. This is really annoying. Happens multiple times per session, but not every time I click a link.

Asked by Julie713 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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I really REALLY loathe the way the address bar works on FF3

When I start typing XYZ in the address bar I want it to come up with autocomplete suggestions for URLs that begin with XYZ such as http://xyz.qwerty.com or http://www.xyz… (read more)

When I start typing XYZ in the address bar I want it to come up with autocomplete suggestions for URLs that begin with XYZ such as http://xyz.qwerty.com or http://www.xyzqwerty.com and NOT http://www.qwerty.com/asdfgXYZhjkl/

The worst thing is that it also looks at the title of pages. What use is it for me when I type 'er' in the address bar and it comes up with the URL for a page titled "In Twin Peaks: THE REAL FWWM WOODS AND DEER MEADOW...AND WIND RIVER' because of the ERs in the titles, when the URL of the said page is http://www.intwinpeaks.com/2008/05/real-fwwm-woods.html ?!?!

That is to say to behave like it did on FF2. In fact that's one of the major reasons why I stayed with FF2 until a few wees ago.

The other thing is that you combined the small back and forward arrows into one, which is very inconvenient I see that on IE, not sure whose original idea it was but it certainly isn't making the browser more user friendly.

I wish these were OPTIONAL features, features we can adjust from the settings.

Asked by .blah. 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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"You appear to be using a browser plug-in that attaches spam to your Facebook posts." I can't find one!

Suddenly I try to post a link on Facebook and I get a pop-up headed "Sorry! Post Blocked to Prevent Spam" followed by "You appear to be using a browser plug-in that attac… (read more)

Suddenly I try to post a link on Facebook and I get a pop-up headed "Sorry! Post Blocked to Prevent Spam" followed by "You appear to be using a browser plug-in that attaches spam to your Facebook posts. To complete this post, please remove this browser plug-in or use a different computer." I have not installed any new add-ons, have disabled or uninstalled anything I thought might remotely be questionable, but I am stymied.

Asked by dlgates 10 years ago

Answered by CIJIMCB 10 years ago

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Yahoo Search has taken over my browser, How do you get rid of it?

firefox updated itself, evidently with the version with Yahoo Search. I think Yahoo Search is inferior to my old favorite good one and have not been able to rid myself of… (read more)

firefox updated itself, evidently with the version with Yahoo Search. I think Yahoo Search is inferior to my old favorite good one and have not been able to rid myself of the Yahoo search.....

All search engines have been eliminated except for my old favorite good one.....still yahoo

Reinstalled firefox from download several months old....all search engines eliminated except my old favorite good one. .... still yahoo.

Wrote hate mail to Yahoo called them everything but white, they reckoned they'd won and thought I should start with firefox after all it's their browser.

How does one go about getting rid of Yahoo Search? tnx 73's p

Asked by rrhett53 10 years ago

Answered by andrewgfirefox 8 years ago