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Java latest version is not compatible with firefox; no alternative, because website only allows you to play if you have the last version

I tried to solve by following some instructions of yours in these foruns, but it didnt work for me because the site pogo.com only allows you to play the games with the la… (read more)

I tried to solve by following some instructions of yours in these foruns, but it didnt work for me because the site pogo.com only allows you to play the games with the latest JAVA version (7) so i uninstalled java7 and tried 6r32 but, still it asks me to download the latest version. so e«what happens is that i canm hear the game, but not play it or see it. help?

Asked by sobrrodas 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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when opening a webpage, my browser stops downloading its content while waiting for an eternity at certain items, how can I filter them?

Because of the location where I live, most of google services are blocked on the internet. Yesterday I wanted to download a device driver from www.m-audio.com but the dr… (read more)

Because of the location where I live, most of google services are blocked on the internet. Yesterday I wanted to download a device driver from www.m-audio.com but the driver's page stopped loading. I noticed a message at the bottom left of the Firefox window saying "waiting for www.google.com" or something similar. Because of that wait, I could open the page only after 4 tries and waiting way too much time. Can I filter page contents from google so Firefox skips them?

Asked by Makoussai 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Where can I track nightly build development

Hello, I've started using Mozilla Firefox Nightly, but I really can't find any website which provides an information of new things, that has been added or fixed in a new … (read more)

Hello, I've started using Mozilla Firefox Nightly, but I really can't find any website which provides an information of new things, that has been added or fixed in a new firefox build. Could anyone give me any website where I could track Mozilla Firefox Nightly development? Thanks!

Asked by arnas 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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how do i get a search box in start menu?

I saved bookmarks in a file ; Firefox says go to start menu and type in link shown in Firefox 's how to recover your bookmarks but my start menu does not have a search b… (read more)

I saved bookmarks in a file ; Firefox says go to start menu and type in link shown in Firefox 's how to recover your bookmarks but my start menu does not have a search box or place where I could do that. Please tell me how to get the search box I need. My Start button only has the programs I use use above the Start button.

I cannot use email -- too old to learn

Asked by 1dummi 8 years ago

Answered by 1dummi 8 years ago

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profiles

I run Firefox with multiple profiles, as there are several people that use this computer. I start firefox with -p <profilename> -no-remote. This all works fine ex… (read more)

I run Firefox with multiple profiles, as there are several people that use this computer. I start firefox with -p <profilename> -no-remote.

This all works fine except if I'm in try to open a link from for instance in an email, I click on the link and it opens the profile manager. If I select a profile that already has an open window I get an error message stating

"Firefox cannot use the profile "Rick" because it is in use. To continue, close the running instance of Firefox or choose a different profile."

Is there anyway to have it open the link in a new tab of an already running profile, rather then having to close the profile and then click the link.

Asked by rjesse 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I get rid of the list of disabled/obsolete/duplicate plugins I no longer want?

O/S = XP (uptodate) I have various disabled plugins that are either invalid/duplicates/not wanted that I would like to remove from the display list of plugins. Is there a… (read more)

O/S = XP (uptodate) I have various disabled plugins that are either invalid/duplicates/not wanted that I would like to remove from the display list of plugins. Is there a way to do this?

For example: I have a disabled plugin for Microsoft Office 2003. I no longer use Office but the plugin still appears in my list of plugins.

Thanks in advance for your help

Asked by PAPETE 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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HDD failing. Need to transfer passwords to new HDD. Where located.I don't remember from last time.

HDD was failing in my other computer. Put in a new HDD and transferred bookmarks (FFox. 16.++ on both) but don't remember how to transfer my saved passwords. Some folks h… (read more)

HDD was failing in my other computer. Put in a new HDD and transferred bookmarks (FFox. 16.++ on both) but don't remember how to transfer my saved passwords. Some folks helped me with this when I rebuilt this PC (the one I am using to send this info), and I remember most of the path and method but not well enough to attempt it without some guidance. The other PC is an ASUS G50VT-X5 laptop.

Asked by NoStall 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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how can I access a drop down function in the search bar?

I just updated to the newest Firefox. I'm sad that the google toolbar is no longer supported. But I'll soldier on... <big sigh>. Seriously though: The function I… (read more)

I just updated to the newest Firefox. I'm sad that the google toolbar is no longer supported. But I'll soldier on... <big sigh>.

Seriously though: The function I miss from google toolbar is the drop down menu in the search bar, allowing me to 'drop down' and reselect a previous search phrase... what can I say, I'm scatter brained and easily distracted, so I often return to a concept multiple times a week.

How can I emulate the same function in FF 17?

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Asked by dochockin 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Yahoo mail redirects my email page to another trap page that asks me to upgrade. Is there an extension I can use to redirect from that site?

I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to ac… (read more)

I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to access my yahoo mail account. Yahoo redirects from my email page every time I try to access it. I can force my way back to email if I highlight the following from the address bar and delete it: /neo/trap?dm=cl&ncrumb=IvdoOqzobdy&.rand=1254591153

That address qualification appears when I try to access "mail.yahoo.com"

If there is no extension I can use, can you explain what I should use to write a script? And where I can research to learn how to write it.

If you could point me in the right direction I would really appreciate it.

Asked by tank34 8 years ago

Last reply by tank34 8 years ago

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Is There A Way To Automatically Get A Link To Appear/Autocomplete In The Address/Awesomebar?

Windows 7 - Firefox: 17.0 My browser use to automatically complete a link in the address/awesome bar but since I changed laptop it doesn't do that anymore...Why is that… (read more)

Windows 7 - Firefox: 17.0

My browser use to automatically complete a link in the address/awesome bar but since I changed laptop it doesn't do that anymore...Why is that and is an addon needed?

Asked by Nj1988 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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The appearance of my website shortcuts on my desktop has changed; how do I restore the original appearance

Firefox website shortcut icons on my desktop now look like the first choice one sees when right clicking a shortcut icon , then left clicking "properties", and then click… (read more)

Firefox website shortcut icons on my desktop now look like the first choice one sees when right clicking a shortcut icon , then left clicking "properties", and then clicking " change icon" -- they should look like a white square with the firefox logo in the center instead of a white square with a little box containing 3 tiny symbols.

I'm running XP Pro SP3

How do I restore the original appearance?

Asked by barebear 8 years ago

Answered by barebear 8 years ago

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I want to be able to run firefox on one Mac with its window displayed on another (using X11?), can I do this?

I have an Apple Mac (running MacOS 10.6.8) at a remote location. I want to be able to run Firefox on this machine but with the Firefox display window redirected to my loc… (read more)

I have an Apple Mac (running MacOS 10.6.8) at a remote location. I want to be able to run Firefox on this machine but with the Firefox display window redirected to my local Mac. I used to be able to do this with UNIX (e.g. LINUX etc.) systems running X11 by setting the DISPLAY variable on the remote host. Is it possible to do this using the X11 on the Mac? and, if so, do I need to rebuild Firefox to display using X11? At the moment, whatever I try, Firefox just starts its window on the system on which it is started.

Asked by PhilHerridge 8 years ago

Last reply by PhilHerridge 8 years ago

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How to remove Ask.com from New Tabs.

I don't have a question, just a suggestion for others with a similar issue. I recently upgraded to FF 17.0. I also tried a couple of new extensions because my old ones we… (read more)

I don't have a question, just a suggestion for others with a similar issue.

I recently upgraded to FF 17.0. I also tried a couple of new extensions because my old ones were incompatible. It seems that one of the new extensions installed Ask.com on any New Tabs that I opened. I searched for a fix and could only come up with

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/837470

I started FF in Safe Mode with everything disabled and it still happened. I removed all the new extensions and it still happened.

Finally, I figured something out that DID work. If you are having a similar problem, try this:

Type "about:config" into the address bar.

Type "ask" into the Search bar.

Find the following entry:

browser.newtab.url

Double-click on it and simply delete the value. Now all of your New Tabs will open to a blank page. Or, if you want a different page, type in the address (e.g. google.com, bing,com, etc.).

Problem solved.

Asked by jsnrch003 8 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 years ago

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How can I place the bookmarks from a Linux installation onto a common /home partition for multiple Linux distros on separate partitions to access?

Firefox 17 running on Linux with multiple Linux installations on separate partitions with a common /home directory on its' own partition. I'd like the json files to appea… (read more)

Firefox 17 running on Linux with multiple Linux installations on separate partitions with a common /home directory on its' own partition.

I'd like the json files to appear only on the /home partition and each instance of Firefox to read & write json files here only

Asked by Fastship61 8 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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Remove (Build....followed by numbers) in my Browser Bar

I recently noticed that when I open a Firefox Browser, at the top, where it says "Mozilla Firefox" it is followed by this: (Build 2097109189239018) Those are not the actu… (read more)

I recently noticed that when I open a Firefox Browser, at the top, where it says "Mozilla Firefox" it is followed by this: (Build 2097109189239018)

Those are not the actual numbers, but that is what it looks like - Parenthesis with the word "Build" followed by a series of numbers and then the end parenthesis.

I would like to get rid of this please. I don't want to see it.

What is it first of all? Why is it suddenly appearing in my browser bar? And HOW can I get rid of it once and for all?

Thank you!

Asked by ashleyer 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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From a script (e.g. REXX or BAT) how can I tell if Firefox is up and running?

System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 I'm trying to open Firefox with multiple tabs open at one time using a program, which reads a configuration file (XML). I discovered when… (read more)

System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'm trying to open Firefox with multiple tabs open at one time using a program, which reads a configuration file (XML). I discovered when using the "-new-tab" command line parameter, I get one windows for each URL instead of one window with multiple tabs.

I can get it to work IF Firefox is already up and fully running. In other words its frames exist and are visible. If Firefox is only running (say in the tasklist) but not yet visible, the user again gets one window for each URL (e.g. 5 URLs = 5 Firefox windows) instead of 1 window with 5 tabs.

Thus I've been wondering is there a method in Windows or using Firefox to tell from a script (e.g. REXX, BAT, Perl, etc) if Firefox is completely visible and running, so when you a script uses the "-new-tab" parameter the tab appears instead of a window (per URL).

Asked by Bertram_Moshier 8 years ago

Last reply by Gingerbread Man 8 years ago

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How to create a desktop shortcut that includes UserID and Password

I would like to know how to add my User ID and Password to allow seamless login to a site by using the userid and password I have an existing shortcut and would like FF t… (read more)

I would like to know how to add my User ID and Password to allow seamless login to a site by using the userid and password

I have an existing shortcut and would like FF to open and login to the site with one "double-click"

I do appreciate that it is a security risk to do this, but the information on this site poses no risk for me if someone that has authorized access to my personal computer, click on this shortcut.

I will appreciate any help to assist me in doing this.

Kind Regards

Frits

Asked by fritserasmus 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago