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New laptop. I believe there are major issues with Windows 10. I've posted them on MS message boards but no one is experiencing them (don't notice? Don't care?). I u… (read more)

New laptop. I believe there are major issues with Windows 10. I've posted them on MS message boards but no one is experiencing them (don't notice? Don't care?). I use Firefox, and while I don't believe Firefox is the problem, I thought I'd post some of them here (the short version).

Links open by themselves without me clicking or tapping on them. When I'm in a Hotmail email or message board compose screen, or a web page with fields to enter personal information, very often when I click to a spot, the screen scrolls up by itself (happens in Chrome too). Sometimes, writing an email, when I click to a spot, the cursor will instead appear a few lines up (not where I clicked). Even if I don't click, the cursor might, all of a sudden, jump somewhere else while I'm typing, or paused typing (even in a Google search field). At times, when I hit the backspace - to remove characters, text - I'm taken back to the previous web page instead. I have seen this complaint when I searched it. But I don't want an Add On that disables the backspace. I just want it to work as it should, not take me back a page.

And no, it's not malware. And I didn't have these issues with my old Windows 8 and 8.1 laptop.

Asked by Steve09 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

websites saying my browser needs to be updated but it already is

sometimes when i go to certain sites i use often, it says i need to update my browser to use certain features, but i already did update my browser to the latest update, a… (read more)

sometimes when i go to certain sites i use often, it says i need to update my browser to use certain features, but i already did update my browser to the latest update, apparently many websites keep saying im still in firefox 78 when i try to update it says its already updated to the latest version, is there any way to fix this without reinstalling firefox.

Asked by persistedsphinx 2 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Google Earth won't load in browser; constisently stuck on loading screen

Hello all. For the past couple months i've been able to use the web version of Google Earth within the browser with little to no issue. However, about a week or two ago I… (read more)

Hello all. For the past couple months i've been able to use the web version of Google Earth within the browser with little to no issue. However, about a week or two ago I discovered Google Earth stopped working whenever I tried to use it. I would navigate to Google Earth's website, click "Launch Google Earth", and be met with this loading screen which never changes. I went to Google for help and they had me run Memtest86 on my computer, to which I found all of my RAM sticks were fully functional with 0 error or issue.

I am using the absolute latest version of firefox as well as my operating system. I am running Windows 10 on a custom built PC for gaming, 64-bit. I've tried the following:

-disabling browser addons -restarting firefox -disabling my antivirus -disabling my antimalware -restarting computer (multiple times) -disabling ALL of my browser addons

Now at first google earth wouldn't load in google chrome either, but at some point during my troubleshooting for fixing google earth on firefox, google earth began loading in chrome with no issue. As of now the only browser that can't pull up google earth is Firefox. I've attached a screenshot of the error messages I see when loading Google Earth in firefox.

Please, any and all help would be greatly appreciated. If there's anymore relevant, useful information I could provide then please let me know.

Asked by jocusmo 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

html <audio>

Can anyone tell me why the following html code doesn't work: <audio autoplay> <source src="file.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> Your browser does not support the a… (read more)

Can anyone tell me why the following html code doesn't work:

<audio autoplay>
  <source src="file.mp3" type="audio/mpeg">
Your browser does not support the audio element.
</audio>

I must say, it does work in Microsoft Edge, but in no other browser, including Firefox. And how could I make it work? I want the audio file to start playing when the page is opened, in the background, no controls, no loops...

Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Jos 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

firefox update earlier today has resulted in verious webppages crashing the browser

Hi, A firebox browser automatic update earlier today has resulted in various pages I visit subsequently crashing the browser. It is particularly problematic because one p… (read more)

Hi,

A firebox browser automatic update earlier today has resulted in various pages I visit subsequently crashing the browser.

It is particularly problematic because one page that now crashes is my Barclays Bank login page, which I normally check every few days.

I know that rollback of updates is not recommended, perhaps not even allowed, but surely if an update results in a page like Barclays crashing the browser then there must be a fix pending?

Please do not reply with "try another browser" or "try your phone" - I don't do banking on my phone, and find both Chrome and Edge packed with too much ad crap, making browsing painfuly slow.

I would prefer you to reply with "Here is how to fix it so you can continue to use Firefox..."

Kind regards,

R

Asked by therobertc 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Why do PDF's from Outlook all of a sudden open in Firefox? How do I turn this off?

Yes, I have set the options to open, see attached. If I go to a website and click on a PDF it will open in Adobe Reader. When I go to Outlook.live.com for my email and c… (read more)

Yes, I have set the options to open, see attached. If I go to a website and click on a PDF it will open in Adobe Reader. When I go to Outlook.live.com for my email and click on the PDF it opens them in a Firefox preview. When I print them from Firefox it takes an average of 5 minutes per page. If I download and open in Adobe it takes seconds to print the entire file.

Asked by johnaclayman 10 hours ago

Last reply by Fedtsten 8 hours ago

Bookmarks rearrange themselves, cannot delete duplicates

Hi. Over the past few weeks my bookmarks rearrange themselves. For example, I have several folders in Bookmarks Toolbar, and I alphabetize the bookmarks in each folder.… (read more)

Hi. Over the past few weeks my bookmarks rearrange themselves. For example, I have several folders in Bookmarks Toolbar, and I alphabetize the bookmarks in each folder. Now they rearrange themselves, and frequently generate duplicates. When I try to delete a duplicate, both bookmarks are deleted. Help, please!

Asked by twobitranch 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Custom file for custom application being downloaded as text file, appending ".txt"

When I download a file with my custom extension, i.e. "sample.abc", it is becoming "sample.abc.txt" This does not happen in Google Chrome. Any idea why this is coming ov… (read more)

When I download a file with my custom extension, i.e. "sample.abc", it is becoming "sample.abc.txt"

This does not happen in Google Chrome. Any idea why this is coming over as "text/plain" mimetype and how to fix it?

Asked by jerseyfonseca 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

setting defaults for the browser, no matter how many times I try to set my prfferances they change back to the original ones. no I am not able to put in suggestions.

setting defaults for the browser, no matter how many times I try to set my preferences they change back to the original ones. no I am not able to put in suggestions. … (read more)

setting defaults for the browser, no matter how many times I try to set my preferences they change back to the original ones. no I am not able to put in suggestions.

Asked by HP Laptop 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 hours ago

Firefox does not load, opening briefly and then closing

I have had Firefox downloaded for a considerable amount of time and had begun to use it as my daily browser, until I started experiencing issues, concerning the loading. … (read more)

I have had Firefox downloaded for a considerable amount of time and had begun to use it as my daily browser, until I started experiencing issues, concerning the loading. I have experienced this issue in all cases when trying to open the browser through the desktop shortcut, other icons, and even the .exe file, and typically I will see a brief white screen of Firefox before it immediately closes again. Frustrating to say the least and a quick google provides no insight. I have attempted on multiple occasions to uninstall and reinstall, however to no avail, and have even tried to create a new profile, via the Run (Firefox.exe -P) but again with no success. Running the browser in Safe Mode (Shift) will also work for a split second with the dialogue opening and then instantly shutting. Any suggestion on a potential fix would be great.

Asked by Elliot Grayston 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

Webforms without contents, missing website funktions, Firefox 86

Ratsit.se has a function for copying an address. When you right-click on an adress, a yellow sign apperas. Clicking that, the whole address will be copied. This function … (read more)

Ratsit.se has a function for copying an address. When you right-click on an adress, a yellow sign apperas. Clicking that, the whole address will be copied. This function is missing, when opening the website under Firefox (works with other search engines). The function still seems to work with Firefox 70.

SEB,se. You can get your annual account statement with other search engines, but not with Firefox - here you only get the empty form (headlines show).

Can someone explain what's wrong, or even better: fix the error?

Ulf Hj.

Asked by Ulf Hjelmqvist 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 14 hours ago

Instagram website disables Firefox back ( < ) button, why?

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in t… (read more)

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in the current window or tab. No matter how many navigation moves and page/site changes I made previously in the same window/tab, it all just vanishes and I can't go back!

Asked by Stargate Max 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 14 hours ago

FireFox running super slow at times?

Running Firefox 86.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10. Runs fine but constantly halting with the blue spinning wheel and (Not Responding) message at the URL area. Not related to RA… (read more)

Running Firefox 86.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10.

Runs fine but constantly halting with the blue spinning wheel and (Not Responding) message at the URL area.

Not related to RAM (have tons) Not related to any specific site I am visiting (Has happened twice trying to type this message)

What's up with this - is there a fix because I am not happy with it at all.

TIA

Dwight

Asked by dwight.godwin 17 hours ago

Last reply by brisu 15 hours ago

prevent showing saved password

Firefox has an option where you can see and copy saved passwords. is there any chance that i can block this or hide it. just a way that i can prevent people from seeing m… (read more)

Firefox has an option where you can see and copy saved passwords. is there any chance that i can block this or hide it. just a way that i can prevent people from seeing my saved passwords. thank you.

Asked by maaizikhalil 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago