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firefox is running out of space / win 8 / loads of free disk space

Hi friends, I am receiving an error that firefox is out of disk space. "firefox is running out of space" Despite following the instructions the error still appears. I al… (read more)

Hi friends,

I am receiving an error that firefox is out of disk space.

"firefox is running out of space"

Despite following the instructions the error still appears. I also clicked the "Got it" button in hopes that this would make the error go away, but it keeps coming back. My system has over 20gb free and I really can't see why this error is occuring.

Does anyone have any advice? (besides switching browsers)

Thanks.

Asked by dougstackhouse 8 months ago

Answered by dougstackhouse 8 months ago

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Task Manager and about:performance do not show tabs

When I access Task Manager from the Firefox menu or just type about:performance the screen comes up, but it only shows information for Task Manager itself (low impact) bu… (read more)

When I access Task Manager from the Firefox menu or just type about:performance the screen comes up, but it only shows information for Task Manager itself (low impact) but doesn't show information about open tabs / websites or add-ons. I was trying to use it to see if one of my open tabs was impacting browser performance. I have the latest version of Firefox.

Asked by gerrydl 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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BLOCKING FILE SYSTEM ACCESS -- DANGEROUS ALLOWANCE -- IDEAS & SUGGESTIONS

Hello to all, I was searching on Google how to block file:///C:/ or file:///D:/ because this is dangerous to allow!!! Shocking! And this is still not fixed after years… (read more)

Hello to all,

I was searching on Google how to block file:///C:/ or file:///D:/ because this is dangerous to allow!!! Shocking! And this is still not fixed after years of developments... Why? To keep this allowed makes it too easy for hackers, especially with multiple screens and a shadow/background screens available which can be running in the background, not seen, when hackers do that.. Kind of the way TeamViewer allows help to be provided remotely. Kind of screen sharing. Oh well...

Maybe need lots of complaints from you all to get this changed?..


Try yourselves to use file://C:/ with 2 // and file:///C:/ with 3 // and both are allowing access to the whole file system and any data file. BONKERS??? But why to use 3 /// if 2 // still works? Insider's job or programming conflict? Why would Firefox programmers allow that? I do not understand...

I tried to use selective website blocker, but for file:/// that addon says that the page is not supported... Maybe another type of addon could be developed for this to be blocked and secured once and for all, but not sure if Firefox would allow such an access or such a blocking. May cause issues with Downloads and accessing download folder from within Firefox. HOWEVER, they could block any system or file access from the ADDRESS BAR and SEARCH BAR and then do a work-around solution by developing a special warning 'dialog message' each time when any user (owner or remote user) tries to access forlder to see or use any file. That would be a lot like a guest account requiring password to access special folder or file, or wants to perform an action usually not allowed for a guest user. Password is required for that each time, or at leats a visual confirmation. That would help, I hope...

Would need to re-educate users after this! TOO DANGEROUS TO KEEP THIS IN SUCH A WAY AS IT IS NOW!!!!

DOES FIREFOX TEAM UNDERSTAND THIS? Maybe they forgot about this, maybe they did not figure out how to solve this, or maybe someone from an inside is helping hackers to have a very easy access? Not sure, but this "open doors to all system and data files for anyone" is shocking!


What about business or government people? What about online bullying and harrassment? What about privacy about which Firefox writes so much? Need more complaints to make this a serious issue. So, everyone, please write your own comments or complaints to Firefox and Chrome directly and maybe they will listen. This may take more work than we think, but my ideas may help. What about your ideas? Express them below and maybe they will help as well.


You all can ask them for this to be blocked or solved, so ask. Maybe my ideas will help to get this moving. Write your own to them as well. And Microsoft may need to get involved as well because Firefox, and from what I read, Chrome allows this too... Other browsers may be doing that as well...!!!!!! There are loads of various browsers available!!!! I read something about Windows Policies, but I do not understand what that is...


(( !!! )) If any of you will try any system changes in an attempt to try solving this issue, make sure you are okay to risk with crashed system requiring reinstall or recovery to be used, and then, write down all the changes you do in detail before carrying any further and applying them because that may ruin the system without a way to recover it.

Thank you in advance.

Asked by XERRAX 1 year ago

Answered by XERRAX 11 months ago

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Firefox logo appears for a split second in a new tab.

Hello. I noticed the Firefox logo was blinking in a new tab for a split second. It is unlikely that this will happen after opening the browser. I want the logo to always … (read more)

Hello. I noticed the Firefox logo was blinking in a new tab for a split second. It is unlikely that this will happen after opening the browser. I want the logo to always be there. Can this be done without browser add-ons, but with normal settings?

Asked by Богдан 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Tab bar (all tabs) missing in Firefox 90

I just got my upgrade from Firefox86 to Firefox90 working, but the tab bar is completely missing. I still use "old-style" FIrefox. From top to bottom: File/Edit/View menu… (read more)

I just got my upgrade from Firefox86 to Firefox90 working, but the tab bar is completely missing.

I still use "old-style" FIrefox. From top to bottom: File/Edit/View menu Search bar Bookmarks Toolbar Tab bar

(yes, I AM old. I've been using Firefox since Version 1 and this particular style works for me, developers be damned.)

The tab bar is completely missing. Firefox knows how many tabs I have open (it warns me when I try to exit) but doesn't show any. The area that the Tab Bar used to occupy is simply empty.

Any ideas on how to fix? (Yes, I have done the Google.)

Asked by RemySecor 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Must add option to disable the version 89 Proton UI in the VIEW menu - it is awful for Desktop + Mouse.

Hello, it is enough to search "version 89 visuals" in the help forum to find dozens of topic complaining how awful it looks, and the reduced functionality, content on scr… (read more)

Hello, it is enough to search "version 89 visuals" in the help forum to find dozens of topic complaining how awful it looks, and the reduced functionality, content on screen and efficiency.

Luckily in one of the threads I found solution, and links to articles to fix most of the biggest issues:

As a temporary tactic to buy time, you can use a preference to revert the tab bar to its older appearance. This is just for Firefox 89, so you have a month to keep an eye out for the next workaround. To set that up: (1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk. (2) In the search box in the page, type or paste proton (or full browser.proton.enabled) (3) Double-click the preference to switch between true (new Proton style) and false (old Photon style) Since this was kept in just for testing, there might be some occasional glitches.

Here the options I changed - set false to all.

   browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled
   browser.proton.doorhangers.enabled
   browser.proton.enabled
   browser.proton.modals.enabled
   browser.proton.places-tooltip.enabled

+ even further reduction of the spaces -> browser.uidensity -> 1

I expect the new Proton view is inspired by touch screens - and is more optimized for tablets, giving more space around individual options, with extra space around them - to make sure you hit the right option with your finger. The downside is we get less visible options on the screen, as now each option takes more space - and it is absolutely awful and less visible for people using desktop mode, and using the more precise mouse and/or keyboard.

And here a list of the problems and annoyances in V89, and why they are a problem (and these are only the ones I noticed so far - attached is a screenshot collage of the issues.

1. Tabs which play audio no longer show that they play audio, unless I hover on top of them - which is a big problem if you have 20 tabs, and are searching which one auto-played some audio. In the previous version each tab playing audio had the audio icon on top of it. 2. My bookmarks take much more space on my screen, and while previously I organized them to fit perfectly to it, now are going outside of it, and I have to (unnecessarily) scroll to find more. 3. On YouTube There was a "delete video" button next to each video in my "watch later" list, and I was able to quickly delete the watched ones. Now I have to click on the 3 dots, and then on the trash bin button to delete. Much slower an annoying. Return to the old vision (sadly I cannot find a way to fix this yet)

This totally failed visualization must IMMEDIATELY be reversed, and you must add option in the VIEW menu - which switches between the old DESKTOP view (version 88 style), and new TABLET view (V89 style).

And it must not be allowed that you disable the browser.proton.enabled option in the next update, as this will force us to use only the new awful view, and give us 3 options:

1. Revert to 88. I have already backed up my profile, and downloaded it, in case V90 ruins the view permanently. This also opens us to security risks - so I can allow this for no more than 2-3 months, in hope you fix this fail. 2. Switch browser. Move to Vivaldi (which I use at work) or Brave, if you refuse to fix the fail. 3. Accept the awful view - not going to happen to me. I am using Mozilla since Netscape, but this fail is infuriating enough to make me switch if made permanent / even worse.

Asked by b.gyulmezov 5 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 5 months ago

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image presentation

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a dupl… (read more)

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a duplication. Thanks Bill

Asked by Kestrel-1 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 months ago

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WALMART GROCERY !

https://www.walmart.com/grocery it not finishing the download at Walmart grocery. so I can't shop. The problem is coming from fire fox. I try it on google.com and have n… (read more)

https://www.walmart.com/grocery it not finishing the download at Walmart grocery. so I can't shop. The problem is coming from fire fox. I try it on google.com and have no problem. only problem i have it on is fire fox. But other stuff work on fire fox. Please fix the issues as soon as possible. Please.

Asked by rebels01 7 months ago

Answered by rebels01 6 months ago

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Cannot see Amazon Affiliate Adverts

Hi Guys, Recently, I found that my Amazon affiliate adverts don't show up on the PC screen when using Firefox browser. There is no problem with Chrome, Safari or Firefox … (read more)

Hi Guys,

Recently, I found that my Amazon affiliate adverts don't show up on the PC screen when using Firefox browser. There is no problem with Chrome, Safari or Firefox browsers on iPhone or iPad and no problems with Chrome browser on PC. Only Firefox browser on PC screen does not show the adverts. You can check it at https://drepeternews.com/support.php with different browsers on your PC. Also do check the source code page and you will see the advert links are there. Please let me know whether you can see the adverts on your PC Firefox as that may indicate whether it is an Amazon or a Firefox or my PC issue.

This issue is with links to images and with <iframes> and only occurs on my laptops running Windows 8.10 and Windows 10.00. I have enable 3rd party cookies

Any idea how to fix this. All help is very welcome.

Thanks, Peter

Asked by peterachutha 5 months ago

Answered by peterachutha 5 months ago

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Bug in Latest Release 91.0.1

I just installed the latest Firefox relese (91.0.1) to my Windows 8.1 PC. I have restarted FF and also since this bug re-booted the PC, and tried FF in troubleshoot mode.… (read more)

I just installed the latest Firefox relese (91.0.1) to my Windows 8.1 PC. I have restarted FF and also since this bug re-booted the PC, and tried FF in troubleshoot mode. All same issue.

Ebay checkout is not working, when it was immediately before - you go to checkout, and it just sits on the page, without the 'pay' button appearing (just spinning disc) you click to go through to either PayPal or enter Credit card details ever coming up. The page stalls. This exact page was working fine immeditely before the FF update download and install, and it does work fine on other Browsers, because I just used Chrome and completed the transaction as normal, so this is DEFINITLY an issue with the new update. Please fix ASAP, and roll back in the mean time.

Asked by rupedoggy 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox for windows 8

Hello, the Add-ons and Themes page does not open, neither from options nor from side bar. It shows only a blank page. Thanks for any advise. Gisela … (read more)

Hello, the Add-ons and Themes page does not open, neither from options nor from side bar. It shows only a blank page. Thanks for any advise. Gisela

Asked by rafat.hussaini 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Server Error

Hi there I have just updated Firefox Browser from 91.0.2 (32-bit) to 92.0 (64-bit) The following website now gives a "Server Error" splash as soon as any search operation… (read more)

Hi there

I have just updated Firefox Browser from 91.0.2 (32-bit) to 92.0 (64-bit)

The following website now gives a "Server Error" splash as soon as any search operation is attempted and of course, no results are found: https://isrc.soundexchange.com/#!/search

Firefox Browser vers 91.0.2 (32-bit) still works perfectly, but 92.0 (64-bit) gives 'Server Error'

I have tried safe mode, cleared the cache and checked all Privacy and Security settings. The only way to "fix" this problem is to go back to 91.0.2 (32-bit).

Please see images attached First showing 92.0 (64-bit) with Server Error Second, Working. Same site using Vers 91.0.2 (32-bit)

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks

Asked by Station1 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Cannot download any attachment on my AOL email as of today

I cannot open or download any attachments (.pdf, .doc, .jpg, etc.) attached to my AOL emails. This just started today. I didn't update Firefox today. I did not change… (read more)

I cannot open or download any attachments (.pdf, .doc, .jpg, etc.) attached to my AOL emails. This just started today. I didn't update Firefox today. I did not change any settings. What is happening???

Asked by bjoyner143 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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can't open inbox

When I click on the log in button on the Telstra webmail page it just hangs with three flashing dots and the page never displays. I have cleared cache and cookies and rem… (read more)

When I click on the log in button on the Telstra webmail page it just hangs with three flashing dots and the page never displays. I have cleared cache and cookies and removed all tracker protection to try to fix this but still no joy.

Asked by davidscholes58 12 months ago

Answered by davidscholes58 11 months ago

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I want to further increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix t… (read more)

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix this to max = "300"?

Asked by lsdoll02 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Bug or bad design? Separated tabs

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-06-02-08-09-40-d6148c.png Is separated tab a bug or bad design? If the second, how can I revert to … (read more)

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-06-02-08-09-40-d6148c.png

Is separated tab a bug or bad design? If the second, how can I revert to logical tab, that connected to its page? (And why the hell such ugly design decision passed?)

As I can see Themes show proper design with connected tabs: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-06-02-08-11-27-3907e9.png

Asked by Hitrpr 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Größe des "Datei soeichern unter"-Dialoges einstellen

Hallo, derzeit ist meine Dateiauswahlbox immer auf maiximale Größe eingestellt. Das ist auf Dauer etwas lästig. Wo kann ich die Konfiguration so ändern, dass ich das Fens… (read more)

Hallo,

derzeit ist meine Dateiauswahlbox immer auf maiximale Größe eingestellt. Das ist auf Dauer etwas lästig. Wo kann ich die Konfiguration so ändern, dass ich das Fenster in der Größe variiieren kann?

Grüßle

Fritz

Asked by BIT_fr 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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When was the merging of Mozilla Support login and Firefox Account login completed?

Per the attached, I've just read that users with Mozilla Support accounts must now log into Mozilla Support using their Firefox Accounts login. The article does not spec… (read more)

Per the attached, I've just read that users with Mozilla Support accounts must now log into Mozilla Support using their Firefox Accounts login. The article does not specify when the merge of the two products was complete (i.e. a specific date in 2020). While it may not seem consequential to provide the completion date once this date has passed, it would be very helpful in the interest of transparency if you would specify the date that the process was completed. Thank you in advance.

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Asked by ajk1962f 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Bookmarks Menu - why does the 'Manage Bookmarks' entry appears twice?

Thanks to Proton expanding my Bookmarks Menu off the bottom of the screen, I was re-arranging my bookmarks folders. While wondering which of my folders I had to prune, I… (read more)

Thanks to Proton expanding my Bookmarks Menu off the bottom of the screen, I was re-arranging my bookmarks folders. While wondering which of my folders I had to prune, I noticed another in-built redundancy. The entry "Manage Bookmarks Ctrl+Shift+O" appears twice, at the top and the bottom of the menu. Incidentally the bottom entry is misaligned (Firefox v89 on Windows).

Is there a particular reasons for this duplication? Can I remove either of these entries?

Asked by hutcheonke 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago