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Different PDF behavior in Firefox

When I visit the weekly newspaper http://www.mambalamtimes.in/ the PDF opens in new tab without any issues with Google Chrome. However Firefox is trying get this PDF down… (read more)

When I visit the weekly newspaper http://www.mambalamtimes.in/ the PDF opens in new tab without any issues with Google Chrome. However Firefox is trying get this PDF downloaded to the local disk instead of opening in the new tab.

I guess Firefox also has an inbuilt PDF reader so not sure why it is preferring the file to be downloaded over displaying and rendering the same inline...

Asked by Deepak K Vasudevan 3 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 3 days ago

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When I have multiple pages open and navigate off the page and work on something else using another program, When I hove over the Firefox icon in my Windows 10 taskbar it … (read more)

When I have multiple pages open and navigate off the page and work on something else using another program, When I hove over the Firefox icon in my Windows 10 taskbar it shows multiple pages in the fly out menu. What I'd rather have is simply a return to all the full screen tabs. The issue is intermittent, due to my newness to Firefox. Is there some way to change this?

Asked by jhuttonitpro 3 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 3 days ago

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Firefox won't play any live video streams.

Hi, Since yesterday Firefox won't play any live video streams on any website. An HTML5 error message shows up. I've tried upgrading Firefox, disabling Add ons, starting i… (read more)

Hi, Since yesterday Firefox won't play any live video streams on any website. An HTML5 error message shows up.

I've tried upgrading Firefox, disabling Add ons, starting in safe mode, completely uninstalling and starting from scratch and installing and deleting Adobe flash as a last resort.

I made sure everything was up to date on my laptop and they play no problem on other browsers. I just can't work out what's wrong with Firefox.

Asked by demonchild_2004 3 days ago

Answered by demonchild_2004 1 day ago

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Why does a link in Thunderbird insist on opening in a new Firefox window...

Firefox is my default browser in every setting page I can find, including Win10, and right now I have three FF windows open (one private). But when I click a link in a Th… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser in every setting page I can find, including Win10, and right now I have three FF windows open (one private). But when I click a link in a Thunderbird email, it opens in a brandnew FF window, and every subsequent link will open in that fourth window rather than any of the three old ones I am actually using. I just don't see any FF or TB setting that says "Open link in existing window"! Of course, I am missing something...

Asked by almagary 3 days ago

Answered by almagary 13 hours ago

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Default position for new child tabs

I used to be that if you clicked a link and "Opened in a New Tab" that this child tab would appear to the right of all existing tabs. In the later versions of FF, these c… (read more)

I used to be that if you clicked a link and "Opened in a New Tab" that this child tab would appear to the right of all existing tabs.

In the later versions of FF, these child tabs are inserted directly after the parent tab that created them.

This may make logic sense to some people but, maybe because I'm dyslexic, position is critical and all my existing tabs beyond this child have just been moved up one place, which I find very confusing.

I often Open a New Tab for temporary tangents, so I don't lose my place in an existing page, but this means that my primary tabs are tromboning right and left as I open/close.

Is there a parameter that I can change in Config to set the behaviour back to adding new tabs to the end of the list?

Asked by warpc0il 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Firefox 82.0 too slow

Page loading in Firefox 82.0 is way too slow, including on your own site, mozilla.org. It was even worse till I got Norton Security Suite to fix their problem, but it is … (read more)

Page loading in Firefox 82.0 is way too slow, including on your own site, mozilla.org. It was even worse till I got Norton Security Suite to fix their problem, but it is still way too slow. Please fix asap.

Asked by Howard Steeley 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Mysterious black bars on webpages

Please see screenshot below. What are these fat black bars that keep appearing in my browser? They now show up on almost every web page. They suddenly appear as I move my… (read more)

Please see screenshot below.

What are these fat black bars that keep appearing in my browser? They now show up on almost every web page. They suddenly appear as I move my cursor around the page.

I’m using Firefox 82.0 (64-bit).

Asked by jih31 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Audio/Video control

Hi! referring to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-audio-or-video-playback-your-keyboard I don't really need this feature and I have issue with finding any so… (read more)

Hi!

referring to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-audio-or-video-playback-your-keyboard

I don't really need this feature and I have issue with finding any solution. I would like to disable this. Can you tell me how to do this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Bartek 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Add-ons: Adblocker

When wanting to play a game it is said that the AdBlocker should be put off first. My steps are go to the main menu, add-ons and watch the list of my personal add-ons. … (read more)

When wanting to play a game it is said that the AdBlocker should be put off first. My steps are go to the main menu, add-ons and watch the list of my personal add-ons. I have no Adblocker in my settings in add-ons. Secondly there are many Ad Blockers and it is not said which one.

So where is this question coming from, from Mozilla itself? Anyway how do I make the Adblocker switched off then when there is no button shown at all? Might there be a failure in the provider of the game?

Asked by sideroyayasym 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Frequent error in rendering after updating to firefox 82

Hello everyone After updating to firefox 82 I am having issues with rendering. After every few minutes the favicons, icons etc stop displaying correctly and someitmes eve… (read more)

Hello everyone

After updating to firefox 82 I am having issues with rendering. After every few minutes the favicons, icons etc stop displaying correctly and someitmes even the content on the page is not displayed properly. Please find image attached. I either have to restart the browser or it starts working again automatically after around 1 minute.

Please suggest how to resolve this. Regards

Asked by sanchit0103 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Images not showing on websites..

Hi! Let me get straight onto the point, images aren't loading on websites. It's shown in the image below. It just started happening and I didn't find any help while googl… (read more)

Hi! Let me get straight onto the point, images aren't loading on websites. It's shown in the image below. It just started happening and I didn't find any help while googling.

I hope I get some help with this, thank you.

Asked by marko; 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Backup Firefox profile in Windows 10

When I try to backup my Firefox profile to a remote hard drive using SyncBackFree, i get an error message that access to the logins.json file is denied. SyncBackFree is … (read more)

When I try to backup my Firefox profile to a remote hard drive using SyncBackFree, i get an error message that access to the logins.json file is denied. SyncBackFree is trying to overwrite the previously stored version with the current version. No other file in the Firefox profile is similarly affected. How do I fix this problem?

Asked by BobLinderman 2 days ago

Answered by BobLinderman 2 days ago

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Want to import bookmarks from Opera browser to Firefox

Is it possible to import my Opera bookmarks into Firefox? The only selections I've found in the Help file is from Microsoft Edge, Edge Legacy or Internet Explorer. Perha… (read more)

Is it possible to import my Opera bookmarks into Firefox? The only selections I've found in the Help file is from Microsoft Edge, Edge Legacy or Internet Explorer. Perhaps there might be a workaround?

Asked by lew42 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Restoring Bookmarks and Passwords

Hi, I brought my computer to Best Buy for some audio issues it was having. They reset my OS and drivers and now I lost all of my Mozilla Firefox bookmarks and passwords.… (read more)

Hi,

I brought my computer to Best Buy for some audio issues it was having. They reset my OS and drivers and now I lost all of my Mozilla Firefox bookmarks and passwords. I do not have a recent JSON backup file. How can I recover these?

Thanks.

Asked by csoppet 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Adobe not supporting flash player from December 2020. How does that effect firefox?

Adobe have issued a notification that they will not support Flash Player from December 2020. The notification suggests you uninstall Flash Player. Not sure what to do. … (read more)

Adobe have issued a notification that they will not support Flash Player from December 2020. The notification suggests you uninstall Flash Player. Not sure what to do.

Asked by LesHos 2 days ago

Answered by James 1 day ago

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Funny warning to a website

I am unable to access a website that I regularly use. There is a warning see below. "Decryption failed because the HMAC could not be validated." I have used another brows… (read more)

I am unable to access a website that I regularly use. There is a warning see below.

"Decryption failed because the HMAC could not be validated."

I have used another browser to this website and can access OK.

Any Ideas?

Asked by anditsmeagain 1 day ago

Answered by anditsmeagain 1 day ago

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Login data is populating despite all attempts to prevent same

Firefox is saving and offering to auto-fill login information (i.e. usernames) even though I explicitly ask they NOT be saved, and even though these sites are not among t… (read more)

Firefox is saving and offering to auto-fill login information (i.e. usernames) even though I explicitly ask they NOT be saved, and even though these sites are not among the list I allow through Lockwise. How can I forever purge these and prevent the problem from recurring?

Asked by keucv22 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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I keep getting this error : SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

On my internal sites I'm getting this error SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE My other colleagues using FF v82 do not get the error. I have cleared cache and cookies , but … (read more)

On my internal sites I'm getting this error SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

My other colleagues using FF v82 do not get the error. I have cleared cache and cookies , but still not working. The browser is not even giving me an option to proceed. How can I get past this ?

Asked by life4demax 1 day ago

Answered by life4demax 1 day ago