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Firefox Behavior with Mail Links

Links in Windows 10 Mail (May 2020 edition) launch Firefox (79.0) and go to the requested URL properly, but FF stays minimized; if already open, FF stays behind Mail (or … (read more)

Links in Windows 10 Mail (May 2020 edition) launch Firefox (79.0) and go to the requested URL properly, but FF stays minimized; if already open, FF stays behind Mail (or stays minimized), requiring a second click to bring FF forward/to full size.

When I click on a URL, I want to view that URL immediately, not requiring a second click How do I set Firefox to take center stage when called upon?

Help?

Asked by jmattix3 6 days ago

Firefox 79 and Gmail

This started when Firefox updated to 79. Now, after I open Gmail, a minute or so later, usually after reading or replying to an email, Gmail disconnects from the internet… (read more)

This started when Firefox updated to 79. Now, after I open Gmail, a minute or so later, usually after reading or replying to an email, Gmail disconnects from the internet connection. I get a message at the top of the screen,

When I exit Gmail. it asks if I am sure I want to leave the page. This indicates to me that there is an action pending in Firefox or Gmail. When I restart Gmail, the messages that I deleted are still available, marked as read. These may be the pending actions that generated the "Are you sure" message. Once Gmail exits, nothing else works in Firefox, The only way I can continue is to close and restart Firefox. I do not have the problem in other browsers.

Asked by Terry_Welshans 6 days ago

How to open my favorite bookmarks

I know how to bookmark a site and also know how to put that address in an existing folder or to create a new one with the appropriate name. I can't figure out, though, h… (read more)

I know how to bookmark a site and also know how to put that address in an existing folder or to create a new one with the appropriate name.

I can't figure out, though, how to open the saved-named folder to open the address that I need.

Duh, it's probably a simple procedure.

Thank you for taking the time to explain the way to do that.

Sorry, I forgot to give my email address: joe.mangino.jr@gmail.com

Joe

Asked by joe.mangino.jr 6 days ago

Default Page Permissions

I cannot find out how to set the Default Page Permissions that are show in View Page Info -> Permissions. All options have a Use Default checkbox, but nowhere to chang… (read more)

I cannot find out how to set the Default Page Permissions that are show in View Page Info -> Permissions. All options have a Use Default checkbox, but nowhere to change the default.

Yes, I understand changing the default behavior will cause problems.

Asked by mrroneinbox 6 days ago

Having issue using DumaOS to login to my netgear router on Firefox why

When I put in http://routerlogin.net/desktop/index.html?cache=0#com.netdumasoftware.desktop Fire fox does not let me login. But all other browsers work what has Fir… (read more)

When I put in http://routerlogin.net/desktop/index.html?cache=0#com.netdumasoftware.desktop

Fire fox does not let me login. But all other browsers work what has Firefox done since I keep it updated. Sometimes it works but most of the time doesn't what has change in firefox so I can fix this. I am a devoted Firefox browser user. Help me understand what I need to fix this.

Thanks

Asked by Brown A 6 days ago

I have a problem with new tabs

When I open, say, Google in a new tab, this tab is inactive, so you need to click on the search field to start typing there instead of immediate typing, very annoying. An… (read more)

When I open, say, Google in a new tab, this tab is inactive, so you need to click on the search field to start typing there instead of immediate typing, very annoying.

Another problem, language switching doesn't work in new tabs as well. I have bound it on ctrl + shift, and when I press this combination, nothing happens.

Asked by Kshahdoo 6 days ago

Firefox disappeared off my new computer

My daughter installed my computer and everything started as normal 4 days ago. Today when I press the Firefox icon I get told by Google 'server can not be found'. The… (read more)

My daughter installed my computer and everything started as normal 4 days ago. Today when I press the Firefox icon I get told by Google 'server can not be found'. The Firefox Get Started is in the toolbar so I got in that way and went to 'Refresh Firefox' which seemed to work okay but I am still getting the Google 'server can not be found' page. What do I do now?

Asked by roma.25 6 days ago

Замена главной страницы и поискового сервиса по умолчанию без предварительного уведомления и запроса согласия на изменения

Мной в очередной раз обнаружена замена главной страницы и поискового сервиса по умолчанию, сделанная без предварительного уведомления и запроса согласия на эти изменения.… (read more)

Мной в очередной раз обнаружена замена главной страницы и поискового сервиса по умолчанию, сделанная без предварительного уведомления и запроса согласия на эти изменения. Изменения произошли после обновления браузера. Я возмущен и намерен не стесняться в выражениях своего возмущения. За каким хреном собачьим в свою пользу и какой кретин додумался мне навязывать в качестве главного иной поисковый сервис и иную главную страницу, чем те, которые были назначены мной и использовались до автоматического обновления браузера? Каким образом и почему вместо сделанного мной выбора в качестве поиска по умолчанию и в качестве домашней страницы установлен продукт Yandex LLC, который в той реализации, в какой он мне поставлен, по моему субъективному мнению является грязной помойкой новостей, нерелевантных моим интересам, без спроса шпионящим ресурсом, пропагандонским сервисом, трусливо замалчивающим главные с моей точки зрения события, но зато напичканный баннерами с третьесортной рекламой и такого же сорта новостями, заодно с кучей активных ссылок на bloatware, устанавливающихся точно таким же образом, как и этот поисковый по недоразумению сервис и эта ненужная мне домашняя страница браузера по умолчанию? Меня очень интересует, кто с больной головы на здоровую решил, что это можно делать, не спрашивая меня и моего разрешения, исходя даже из самых лучших побуждений облегчить мне задачу выбора поставщика информационных услуг? Кто, каким образом и на каком основании осуществил эту замену настроек? Повторю описание ситуации особо одаренным альтернативно. Устанавливая браузер, я выбрал язык английский и поисковый сервис Google. И он тоже не идеален, но это мой выбор. Я разберусь, чем мне пользоваться - не разработчики сервиса и ПО, не поставщики сервиса должны в этом разбираться и тем более что-то предпринимать слабо приспособленными для этого органами деятельности и даже не господь Б-г, а я. Спрашивается: на основании чего и каким образом поставка обновления браузера оказывается устроенной таким интересным способом, что я, однажды прекрасным утром открывая свой браузер, снова обнаруживаю абсолютно не устраивающие меня предварительные настройки обновленного программного продукта, которые не делал ни я, ни кто либо вместо меня со стороны пользовательского интерфейса? Это что - моль от соседей залетела и занесла? Это тараканы с помойки приползли и притащили инфекцию? Если в доме подметено, то почему бы однажды не отказать себе в привычке заходить, не переобувась в чистое. Тем более - в чужом доме. Почему бы однажды не перестать влезать без спросу, как это бывает в обыкновении определенной категории людей, и взять за хорошее правило ничего не менять в моих настройках приобретенной мной системы, включая настройки приложения, установленные мной, до получения такой просьбы и делать только по получении согласия на действия, после предварительного полного информирования о результатах тех действий, которые будут произведены? Как эта простота вмешательства стала возможной и как оградить себя от девиантного поведения? И третий раз. Кто, каким образом и на основании чего бесцеремонно навязывает мне то, что я не делал и не собирался делать? И, наконец, основной вопрос - как эти девиации исключить в дальнейшем, не затрачивая личное время на перенастройки того что уже один раз настроено мной по моему выбору, не тратя время на скандальные публикации, и не прибегая к отказу от Firefox?

Asked by yuriybabaev 6 days ago

Downloads from external domains don't start since 79.0

Since the update 79.0, I'm having problems with downloads not starting, if they are directed to a different server via the download button. Before, the extra window would… (read more)

Since the update 79.0, I'm having problems with downloads not starting, if they are directed to a different server via the download button. Before, the extra window would briefly open and close and then the download dialogue would pop up as to where to save the file. This is no longer happening, the window briefly pops open, but it doesnt let me save the file anymore. Instead i found out, that its creating a bunch of .part files in the Appdata/Temp folder for each download that didnt start that way. What still works is rightclick-> save as, however, that's not very comfortable. Any idea as to what change may have caused this behaviour and how I can fix it?

Asked by branTT 6 days ago

When I download a file(uploaded as pdf) from a website(https://ums.lpu.in/lpuums/frmstudentdownloadassignment.aspx), why the Firefox is downloading it as html?

I have turned off all the add-ons and anti-virus, but the problem persisted. Even, if I download the same file in Android platform form Firefox I get same error. However,… (read more)

I have turned off all the add-ons and anti-virus, but the problem persisted. Even, if I download the same file in Android platform form Firefox I get same error. However, the Chrome don't show this error, to download files from this site I have to switch to Chrome everytime, which is very annoying, what could be the possible cause of this? If any information about site is required, let me know I can share it using developer option in Firefox. I have attached the screensnips of pop-screen when I click on the download button in the website along with the troubleshoot information. Please, help me with this! Thank You! :-))

Asked by Anush 6 days ago

Importing bookmarks from Safari on iPhone to Firefox on PC

My old PC crashed and now I have a new. I would like to import my old Firefox bookmarks (from my old PC) which I have on my iPhone and transfer those to Firefox on my new… (read more)

My old PC crashed and now I have a new. I would like to import my old Firefox bookmarks (from my old PC) which I have on my iPhone and transfer those to Firefox on my new PC.

How to do? It seems as it is no longer possible to install Safari on PC (which this suggests: https://support.mozilla.org/da/questions/1285031).

Thank you in advance for your help :-)

Asked by tinastoltze 6 days ago

menu language automatically changing to arabic

Hello, Good day. I am using firefox in windows 10. I have a peculiar issue of menu language automatically changing to arabic. I manually changed it many times but it chan… (read more)

Hello, Good day. I am using firefox in windows 10.

I have a peculiar issue of menu language automatically changing to arabic. I manually changed it many times but it changes back to Arabic often more than 10 time in the last 3 months.

Wondering if this is a bug or act of any malware or virus... or automatically changing based on region of use... but there is no option to choose / enable/ disable regional changing configuration.

Kindly advise how to prevent Firefox changing automatically to Arabic.

Thank you.

Asked by gsuryan1 6 days ago

Firefox can't update to the latest verion.

I am getting this message:"Firefox can't update to the latest verion.". While automatic updates are enable. I don't know why firefox refusing to update. Thanks for answe… (read more)

I am getting this message:"Firefox can't update to the latest verion.". While automatic updates are enable. I don't know why firefox refusing to update. Thanks for answer.

Asked by empleat 1 week ago

Last reply by empleat 6 days ago

access to running Firefox sessions

Hi -- a Firefox problem has started recently and has since happened numerous times. In this case, the PC was restarted from 'Sleep' mode. It does happen in other situatio… (read more)

Hi -- a Firefox problem has started recently and has since happened numerous times.

In this case, the PC was restarted from 'Sleep' mode. It does happen in other situations though. Out of sleep mode all apps have come up normally - except Firefox. It is still running, I can see it in task manager. I can see it on the taskbar, but I cannot switch to it, as I can the other apps. I can also see it on the alt+tab view; pls see attached screenshot prnscr.1.jpg, which shows the alt+tab view. Here you can see that Firefox displays in some minimized form, along with Firefox history and an Editplus document. However, Firefox is not accessible; I have to close Firefox from the taskbar and then reopen it. Otherwise, Firefox is working well.

Can you advise?

Firefox Version 79.0 (64-bit) Windows 10 x64 Pro 10.0.19041.388

Thanks, Jeff

Asked by thomasjeff0 6 days ago

Firefox in "Chrome" Mode - Is there any way to activate zooming

When running Firefox in chrome mode using command line command: (firefox -P profile -chrome google.com) I noticed that one of the functions that is deactivated is zooming… (read more)

When running Firefox in chrome mode using command line command: (firefox -P profile -chrome google.com)

I noticed that one of the functions that is deactivated is zooming, is there any way to enable zooming on this mode? Additional Info: -OS - Redhat 7/Linux, -Firefox Version 52.2

Best Regards

Asked by jlutino 6 days ago

Can´t see images and videos on OF website....

Hi, unfortunately I can´t watch pictures and videos on https://onlyfans.com (screenshot) I use the newest firefox version and tried already the safe mode without success … (read more)

Hi, unfortunately I can´t watch pictures and videos on https://onlyfans.com (screenshot) I use the newest firefox version and tried already the safe mode without success On other browsers chrome and edge all works fine but thats not my default browser I want to use firefox :-( Does anyone have an idea what i could try? Thank you

Asked by ingo.gumin 6 days ago

setting default browser

When I go to settings, web browser it does not list Firefox as an option. I go to the store and click on it and it takes forever to bring it up. I want Firefox browser … (read more)

When I go to settings, web browser it does not list Firefox as an option. I go to the store and click on it and it takes forever to bring it up. I want Firefox browser as my default. thanks.

Asked by ngoodbar 6 days ago

Yahoo search is overriding my setting for Google search - how to stop this?

Not sure when this started or why it is happening. I have double checked that my settings have Google search set as my default search engine. Instead, Yahoo Search keeps … (read more)

Not sure when this started or why it is happening. I have double checked that my settings have Google search set as my default search engine. Instead, Yahoo Search keeps popping up.

How can I stop this?

Thank you!

-K

Asked by kwien.q101 6 days ago