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firefox does not look the same on my husband's computer as mine?

My husband installed firefox on his computer, like I have done on my laptop (my son and daughter also), but on my husband's computer, the home page looks different than m… (read more)

My husband installed firefox on his computer, like I have done on my laptop (my son and daughter also), but on my husband's computer, the home page looks different than mine. I have the globe on mine with the search engine in the middle. My husband has some Tviza or something like that show up on his, and when he puts in say weather.com to open when he opens his browser, it never shows up. I am not sure what went wrong. His computer is a desk top from Dell. All of our laptops are Dell also. Thank you! Kelly

Asked by kat668 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How to automatically run/trigger addons when the browser closes,starts or at a specific time interval ?

I checked the boxes to remove browser history,cookies,cache and other things when the browser closes.However, for some reason Firefox doesn't delete cache completely when… (read more)

I checked the boxes to remove browser history,cookies,cache and other things when the browser closes.However, for some reason Firefox doesn't delete cache completely when I close and reopen it.There is a privacy test at https://lucb1e.com/randomprojects/cookielesscookies/ that stores a tracking ETag code in cache and identifies you when you return.When I relaunch Firefox, the code is still in cache so the privacy test fails. The solution was to use an addon called "Empty Cache Button" and manually click the clear cache button. Is there any way to somehow "trigger" that addon to clear the cache automatically when the browser closes,starts or at a specific time interval ? I don't mind the performance impact of clearing the cache.Thank you.

EDIT: I've tested it on 2 different profiles.

Asked by GeorgePeterson 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How do I remove Outlook as Firefox' e-mail system?

After updating Firefox, I mistakenly selected Outlook as my e-mail program for sharing Firefox content, instead og Gmail. I have struggled almost an hour to reset Firefo… (read more)

After updating Firefox, I mistakenly selected Outlook as my e-mail program for sharing Firefox content, instead og Gmail. I have struggled almost an hour to reset Firefox, delete Outlook and select Gmail. Refreshin Firefox does not help. How do I deal with this issue?

Asked by Elassen 4 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 years ago

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How do I turn on a protected or privacy mode when not using the internet?

In Internet Explorer, there is a way to turn on the privacy or protection mode so no one can access your computer through the internet. Is this possible to do this in Fir… (read more)

In Internet Explorer, there is a way to turn on the privacy or protection mode so no one can access your computer through the internet.

Is this possible to do this in Firefox and if so, how?

Asked by stevecc 6 years ago

Last reply by Gingerbread Man 6 years ago

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I reset FF but after a couple of days it reverts back to original set-up

After reset and disabling my only extension, Dashlane, I go into options, pick my home page and show my windows and tabs from last time and then re-enable my extension. … (read more)

After reset and disabling my only extension, Dashlane, I go into options, pick my home page and show my windows and tabs from last time and then re-enable my extension. Within a week or so it will reset to Welcome to Firefox tabs, erases my home page and other saved options.

Thanks for any help...

Asked by tlh8765 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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how do i re instate the direct link to amazon on my home page

I had the amazon logo on my homepage which gave me a direct link to their website. I have had many many problems with firefox. On one occasion I got a prompt to improve t… (read more)

I had the amazon logo on my homepage which gave me a direct link to their website. I have had many many problems with firefox. On one occasion I got a prompt to improve the situation by refreshing firefox. This I did as a result I lost the link to amazon on my home page. The refresh did nothing to alleviate the many many problems I am having with firefox. How do I get the link to amazon back?

Asked by guesty 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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why does Firefox keeps changing settings options to do not follow on my pc.

On my HP, I cannot uncheck the option on Firefox for tracking. With the box checked my passwords do not auto-filll. I uninstalled and reinstall and the option shows check… (read more)

On my HP, I cannot uncheck the option on Firefox for tracking. With the box checked my passwords do not auto-filll. I uninstalled and reinstall and the option shows checked a day later.

On my MAC I do not have this problem. I tried syncing the browsers and that doesn't seem to work.

Any suggestions?

Asked by aalbert4u 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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win 10 how to delete MSN in internet explorer

Hellow; The MSN page somehow creeps in on start-up then abruptly goes...I thought I had this nipped out but it keeps reappearing from IE ........ This isn't stuck in a hi… (read more)

Hellow;

The MSN page somehow creeps in on start-up then abruptly goes...I thought I had this nipped out but it keeps reappearing from IE ........ This isn't stuck in a history & cookie setting as I've refreshed these;  the sneak IE start file is somewhere else. Any ideas to rid it's content for good ?
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Asked by richwalters 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Why does the setting "remember passwords for sites" in options keep getting turned off

I like Firefox to remember the passwords for certain sites. I also use Dashlane but there are sites that Firefox only remembers right and vice versa. Every time I start F… (read more)

I like Firefox to remember the passwords for certain sites. I also use Dashlane but there are sites that Firefox only remembers right and vice versa. Every time I start Firefox I find the "Remember passwords for sites" box unchecked in the security options.

I thought it might be Dashlane doing it but I disabled the program and it made no difference

Asked by paulxlus 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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I did a refresh and

Why after I did a refresh that I can no longer connect to yahoo. All I get is a pop up that says certificate is not valid. I get that pop up for everything in yahoo. … (read more)

Why after I did a refresh that I can no longer connect to yahoo. All I get is a pop up that says certificate is not valid. I get that pop up for everything in yahoo.

Asked by mikeoev 5 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 years ago

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MSN has hijacked my firefox after I installed Skype, I uninstalled Skype, removed and reinstalled firefox, but am still hijacked!

I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 7 Pro. I was using Firefox on it with no problem until I installed Skype. Then I found my Firefox browser redirected to MSN with n… (read more)

I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 7 Pro. I was using Firefox on it with no problem until I installed Skype. Then I found my Firefox browser redirected to MSN with no way out or back. To rid myself of MSN I uninstalled and removed Skype. This did not help. I then uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. This did not help either. I am unable to stop MSN controlling my Firefox browser. Please advise me. Thanks, Nicola

Asked by nmlicorish 5 years ago

Last reply by philipp 5 years ago

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How do I stop the Get Started with Firefox/Mozilla Support Page coming up every time I try to get into Outlook for my emails? There is no obvious way to do it.

Each time we try to go into the sign in page for Outlook to get our emails the Get Started with Firefox/ Mozilla Support Page comes up on the screen and there is no obvio… (read more)

Each time we try to go into the sign in page for Outlook to get our emails the Get Started with Firefox/ Mozilla Support Page comes up on the screen and there is no obvious way of stopping it doing it permanently. We have to delete the tab several times before it will stop coming up. It takes us at least three tries to be able to get into the sign in page for Outlook

Asked by GillW 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Recently, My home page changes to Google search page on its own.

I have gone to the option section in the menu and re-identify CNN as my home page but it does not stick. Also I have tried copying the CNN tab to the HOME symbol but this… (read more)

I have gone to the option section in the menu and re-identify CNN as my home page but it does not stick. Also I have tried copying the CNN tab to the HOME symbol but this too does not work after a period of time.

Asked by stevepdx 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago