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Firefox DevToiols block all requests

Hi! When you open network tab on Firefox devtools there is request blocking option. The hint below text box says "Add URL patterns here to block matching requests" but th… (read more)

Hi!

When you open network tab on Firefox devtools there is request blocking option. The hint below text box says "Add URL patterns here to block matching requests" but there is no documentation how to write patterns. I tried to google it like 10 different ways and did not find any documentation.

Asked by fdoywugozklvsndgax 1 week ago

Last reply by fdoywugozklvsndgax 6 days ago

Enable Address Bar Autocompletion

As shown [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox|her...], under the "URL autocomplete" section, there is this feature that auto completes w… (read more)

As shown [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox|her...], under the "URL autocomplete" section, there is this feature that auto completes what you are currently typing in the address bar. Where does one enable/disable this feature?

Thanks for your answer

Asked by spma1 1 week ago

Last reply by spma1 6 days ago

Can I have two Firefox windows open when I start firefox with all the tabs I want pre-loaded?

Hi all I would like some help if possible please. When I start Windows 10 on my laptop and I open Firefox I open two separate windows (personal and professional) and the… (read more)

Hi all

I would like some help if possible please. When I start Windows 10 on my laptop and I open Firefox I open two separate windows (personal and professional) and then I open a pre detirmined set of tabs in each window to start my day.

Is there a way I can press open Firefox and I can have 2 windows open with all my pre set tabs?

Is this possible? If not, how close can I come to this?

Thanks,

Asked by Matt 1 week ago

Last reply by Matt 4 days ago

PDF access

I cannot find any way to report problems, this seems to be the only way. When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf 2022). I do th… (read more)

I cannot find any way to report problems, this seems to be the only way. When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf 2022). I do that and also check your "Do this automatically" option. Every time I try to open a pdf after that I still have to go through all the same Browse steps. I also set up Flexipdf 2022 in the Applications section of General Settings (Portable Document Format (PDF) (application/pdf)) and it is just deleted or never saved. The next time I look or try to use it, it’s gone. This is obviously a bug in your system, please correct. Thank You.

Asked by DLD 2 weeks ago

Last reply by DLD 4 days ago

List of Cookie exceptions keeps getting deleted, despite "Allow" for each

The List of Cookie exceptions under Security Setting, the ones I want to retain, keeps getting deleted. I select ALLOW for each one. What is causing the list to get del… (read more)

The List of Cookie exceptions under Security Setting, the ones I want to retain, keeps getting deleted. I select ALLOW for each one. What is causing the list to get deleted?

Asked by kjsles444 1 week ago

Last reply by kjsles444 3 days ago

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (read more)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 1 week ago

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter 3 days ago

The browser crashes frequently

The browser crashes frequently, even if I restore the bookmarks and some necessary plug-ins after reinstalling. there are 3 reports submitted by your interface. report i… (read more)

The browser crashes frequently, even if I restore the bookmarks and some necessary plug-ins after reinstalling. there are 3 reports submitted by your interface.

report id: bp-61a7e2c3-3ce8-4856-9941-587d20211122 bp-e7ef6793-584d-448b-ac6d-1c0a90211122 bp-4a81c954-4ee7-4726-b8cd-7105b0211122

Asked by David 1 week ago

Last reply by David 2 days ago

Audio playback of Video not working

Hello there I have a small NAS with various video files on it. Some AVI which work flawless but also some MOV which show but do not play audio. Other chromium based Brows… (read more)

Hello there

I have a small NAS with various video files on it. Some AVI which work flawless but also some MOV which show but do not play audio.

Other chromium based Browsers manage to do so without any problems therefore it should be possible somehow.

Informations regarding the file: Filetype: MOV Codec: MP4 Base w/ AVC ext (ISO 144496-12:2005) Channels: 2 compressor: sowt Sample rate: 48khz Depth: 24bit Bit rate: 16

It was recorded with a Nikon D3200 camera.

As I am hosting these Files for other people I always get requests on why it does not work in Firefox.

I love Firefox and I want People to use it but such things just make in unnecessarly hard to do so.

I have experienced great business support from the Mozilla team, hope this to be true for home users too.

Thanks beforehand and have a nice evening.

Asked by Ale 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Ale 2 days ago

Soundcloud won't load after the first time visited

I've been having an interesting problem with Firefox for the past couple of months regarding only Soundcloud, where after the first visit to the website it won't load, gi… (read more)

I've been having an interesting problem with Firefox for the past couple of months regarding only Soundcloud, where after the first visit to the website it won't load, giving a generic "Sorry! Something went wrong" screen. Firefox will continue to not load the site correctly until I clear the cookies and the cache, which works but only for one visit, and as soon as I close the tab and open soundcloud again or refresh the tab the problem comes back. I have disabled all of my extensions as well as enhanced tracking protection when testing. A firefox refresh also did not solve the problem. The only way I can get the site to behave normally is when using private browsing.

The console is filled with errors regarding javascript files (source URI is not allowed in this document).

Thanks

Asked by marriaga158 3 months ago

Last reply by marriaga158 2 days ago

Firefox on Windows 10 Loads Multiple Versions of the Same Tab, Limiting Memory (RAM)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support. It is now clear that the problem is with the Fir… (read more)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support.

It is now clear that the problem is with the Firefox browser. The attached screenshot shows an example of an affected tab.

Please fix this. Multiple versions of the same tab waste RAM and other memory, especially on a limited-memory device such as a laptop.

Asked by JandNL 2 months ago

Last reply by JandNL 1 day ago

Firefox wont load unless i clear history

Firefox doesnt load websites all of a sudden on my windows10 machine. I type a new website address and it just stays on the same site i was in. I try a new tab but no use… (read more)

Firefox doesnt load websites all of a sudden on my windows10 machine. I type a new website address and it just stays on the same site i was in. I try a new tab but no use.

Thru trial and error, i learnt that i click Menu->history->Clear history and then it works.

I have reset firefox and still it does not work. 94.0.01(64-bit version) is what i am running.

Driving me nuts..

Asked by srengarajan 3 weeks ago

Last reply by srengarajan 1 day ago

Automatic calls to many Google services on launch (Windows 10, desktop)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com,… (read more)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com, and a couple of others) calls shortly after launch. I have a DNS sinkhole, so that is how I can see.

I have a few reputable extensions (or should be, from EFF, Firefox itself, or Ublock Origin), but it also happens in safe mode. I went through a good chunk of this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections and still the calls occur

I am on Windows 10, with FF v93.

Thanks very much!

Asked by hiciya6568 1 month ago

Last reply by hiciya6568 19 hours ago

moving my firefox favorites to chrome in the same order and folders

how can I MOVE my FIREFOX FAVORITES TO my CHROME favorites and keep them IN THE SAME ORDER and same favorites folders so when I open chrome I look in my favorites and the… (read more)

how can I MOVE my FIREFOX FAVORITES TO my CHROME favorites and keep them IN THE SAME ORDER and same favorites folders so when I open chrome I look in my favorites and they are in the same folders and the same order as they were in firefox?

Asked by Erin 6 days ago

Open pdf in the normal edge browser

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open … (read more)

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open a .pdf in the download menu in Firefox the file does open in a pdf-explorer version of Edge. That is Edge will kinda open a new application just to show the .pdf, with no options for tabs or in general work as a web browser, it will only be a .pdf viewer. I would prefer for Firefox to open the .pdf in the normal Edge browser. Is there any way I can fix that?

Asked by Trygve 6 days ago

windows voice control, NOT CORTANA

I dont know if its firefox or microsoft but starting voice control in firefox freezes it completely, can only unfreeze after the "stop listening" command. have tried trou… (read more)

I dont know if its firefox or microsoft but starting voice control in firefox freezes it completely, can only unfreeze after the "stop listening" command. have tried troubleshoting mode and nothing seems to work something you are aware of?

Asked by rht74 6 days ago

Bookmarks Sidebar randomly goes blank in Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) in Win 10

I keep the bookmarks sidebar open. Sometimes when I have been working in other programs and return to Firefox, the Bookmarks sidebar is empty except for the Bookmarks To… (read more)

I keep the bookmarks sidebar open.

Sometimes when I have been working in other programs and return to Firefox, the Bookmarks sidebar is empty except for the Bookmarks Toolbar, Bookmarks Menu, and Other Bookmarks headings.

When this happens, the sidebar is unresponsive.

Closing and re-opening (ctrl+b, ctrl+b) the sidebar restores everything to normal.

Any help with this issue would be appreciated.

Asked by Bill 6 days ago

streaming services consistently freeze firefox

so ive only started using firefox again recently but every time i try to open a new tab and go to netflix the page will open and the preview will start playing, but the w… (read more)

so ive only started using firefox again recently but every time i try to open a new tab and go to netflix the page will open and the preview will start playing, but the window will freeze and ill be unable to click on anything, to the point i need to open up the task manager and kill the process. i also recently tried amazon prime video and the same thing happened. the other video sites that i use, crunchyroll and youtube, have not given me this problem yet. im using windows 10 with the latest updates. im not sure what could be causing this or what would fix the issue

Asked by robmue21 6 days ago

Completely lost control of Firefox

Firefox has gone mad. Have refreshed. Cannot control screen layout. I want the sidebar option for bookmarks. Have dragged what I want into the option box and presse… (read more)

Firefox has gone mad. Have refreshed. Cannot control screen layout. I want the sidebar option for bookmarks. Have dragged what I want into the option box and pressed button 'Done'. Nothing happens. I have now lost all the bars.

Have used Firefox happily for about 15 years, but now it looks as if I will havve to abandon it for a less good browser.

My email address is alastair.tilbury@btinternet.com

Asked by alastair.tilbury 6 days ago

No hardware accelerated video playback suddenly

When playing videos, firefox should usually be able to playback using hardware acceleration. However since some of the recent updates, this is no longer the case. My hard… (read more)

When playing videos, firefox should usually be able to playback using hardware acceleration. However since some of the recent updates, this is no longer the case. My hardware includes an intel i5-1135G7 with iris xe graphics driver version: 30.0.101.1069.

Attached are some images comparing firefox and edge.

Asked by christianmhanna 5 days ago