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persevering data retoring session

I sought without answer to see how to PREVENT restoring previous sessions, freezing my computer because FF did not clear previous sessions, internet access freezing when … (read more)

I sought without answer to see how to PREVENT restoring previous sessions, freezing my computer because FF did not clear previous sessions, internet access freezing when social media sites weren't cleared, as they used to be. And then, reading the solution on, how to access restoresession options, I come upon about:config and search browser.session I see the problem. Instead of setting options to clear previous history, FF now has uncountable options which - hide browsers I've deletes, like Bing - maintain restoring sessions up to 5, 10, 32 times, even though I've set the option to never - keep data I wanted deleted, in Top sites, in pocket, in other options - set Google as the default translator even though I've chosen not to use it I am seriously disappointed in Firefox and Mozilla. I have used it since I found it one- two ? decades ago because it WASN'T wired into the top-heavy, data-excessive, intrusive-spying behemoths of Google and Microsoft. Did Google buy you out, or something? I do notice that the wonderful creative-commons data options have been swallowed up by those icons of not-for-profit and community sharing, google-android, every for-profit phone companies (ATT, Verizon,etc.) How sad and ironic. I found my solution was, select 0 for many, many browser.?? options and deleting the history I found in various switches. Posting this to share my disillusion.

Asked by tina 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Can one hide the Minimize button on the header bar.

Hello everyone, I'm working on customizing the Firefox experience for users within my organization. I have to really limit their access. One of those requests were to pre… (read more)

Hello everyone, I'm working on customizing the Firefox experience for users within my organization.

I have to really limit their access. One of those requests were to prevent users from minimizing their active Firefox window.

I've found articles like the one below that show how to hide all the buttons: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/906698

However it does not suit the purpose. since it removes all of them and only on full screen.

Is there a way I can just hide the minimize button so that the user can just hide the minimize button?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Gpx45 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Persistent Find Bar

I was wondering if their was a way to switch the find bar bar back to the old way of searching. The way it is now is annoying. When I use find it's usually the same searc… (read more)

I was wondering if their was a way to switch the find bar bar back to the old way of searching. The way it is now is annoying. When I use find it's usually the same search across multiple tabs. Now I have to open the find in each tab and if I change the find in one tab it doesn't change across the other find bars so I now have to change each individually. Thanks.

Asked by lumania 12 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

All my add ons automatically uninstalled every couple of weeks

Since I started using firefox all my add ons get uninstalled for no reason from time to time. It's like the browser decides to wipe them all out and I have to reinstall t… (read more)

Since I started using firefox all my add ons get uninstalled for no reason from time to time. It's like the browser decides to wipe them all out and I have to reinstall them again, one by one. I tried creating an account and syncing, but the problem persists. And it happens on both my 2 computers.

Asked by ivanbeisel 16 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

Firefox updated and now Stylish does not display the word "Google" as defined by the Style

My home is Google search in black with modified artwork for the word Google. It no longer displays. I have included the artwork. It normally displays on a black backgr… (read more)

My home is Google search in black with modified artwork for the word Google. It no longer displays. I have included the artwork. It normally displays on a black background.

Asked by Az 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Recommended articles by pocket is not shown on new tabs

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more. I can not fix it. T… (read more)

I had to refresh my firefox browser. After that on the firefox new tabs page there is no possibility to show recommended articles by pocket any more.

I can not fix it. There is no possibility to switch it on in the options -> home settings.

There is not any checkbox for "recommended articles by pocket" any more.

How can I fix this?

Asked by ChristophDKlein 2 days ago

Last reply by user3585702 1 day ago

Sound issues

I've been using firefox since it's early release. My PC is set up as a DAW and I have more audio cards and usb connection that routes audio around. Now I can have my mai… (read more)

I've been using firefox since it's early release. My PC is set up as a DAW and I have more audio cards and usb connection that routes audio around. Now I can have my main DAW software running on my monitors via ASIO, In windows I set the it to my secondary driver. Now can open firefox, go to youtube and sound from the browser goes there. I can start the DAW and have sounds there. It worked perfectly.

But now suddenly no sound in Firefox. I just starts, no errors or anything, but no sound. I had a look a some of the FAQ's but nothing changed. Reinstall etc. Well short story, Edge works, so now firefox sadly have to go.

Thx for the good work. This is very good browser, but it don't work for me.

Asked by lars.nielsen.dnk 1 day ago

Last reply by user3585702 1 day ago

Firefox 'take a screenshot' tool is missing

The very helpful scissors tool has gone from the three-dot menu and I can't find it anywhere. Is it a bug or has this feature been removed? This is what I see now in the … (read more)

The very helpful scissors tool has gone from the three-dot menu and I can't find it anywhere. Is it a bug or has this feature been removed?

This is what I see now in the menu.

Asked by fdarcy 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Printer not always using the default PDF printer

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. I… (read more)

Just after the most recent FF update I noticed , from time-to-time, that when I print FF is using the FF printer mode instead of the default Adobe Acrobat printer mode. It doesn't happen all the time, but it happens. My options screen still shows Adobe as the default printer mode. So, I don't understand why this is happening. I look forward to anyone's comments. Thanks

Asked by arejfour 3 days ago

Last reply by user3585702 2 days ago

Need help with NEW BOOKMARK BAR

I have used FIREFOX from version 1.0 but now I am stumped. I got hacked or got a virus and FIREFOX went CRAZY popping little windows up, wanting me to "manually update F… (read more)

I have used FIREFOX from version 1.0 but now I am stumped. I got hacked or got a virus and FIREFOX went CRAZY popping little windows up, wanting me to "manually update Firefox" but instead, I uninstalled it and now trying to get it back up with a new version 86.0 [64 bit]. Am almost there but hung up on a message where the BOOKMARK BAR is suppose to be that says:

"For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmark bar. "MANAGE BOOKMARKS..."

I can not get my BOOKMARK BAR BACK to display "bookmarks". Just the above message.

I have no idea what it wants as if I press "MANAGE BOOKMARKS"[in the message"], the LIBRARY windows pops up and nothing I can do to get "a bookmark on the "bar" that says "

'For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmark bar". MANAGE BOOKMARKS..'

I assume this is a NEW feature?

Asked by jagman55 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Amazon Search Suggestion always leads to US location - Where to change the location to Germany?

The Amazon Search Suggestions always leads me to the US Amazon site. But I want to search the Germany location. Where to change? I deleted the Search Suggestion and adde… (read more)

The Amazon Search Suggestions always leads me to the US Amazon site. But I want to search the Germany location. Where to change?

I deleted the Search Suggestion and added it from amazon.de several times. But ALWAYS the US site will appear when searching for a product.

Is there any possibility change this setting? It's so annoying.

Thanks.

Asked by blackgsus83 4 days ago

Last reply by connordavies06 4 days ago

Hidden toolbars

Hello Firefox Community, I updated Firefox yesterday. I am using windows 10 and the directions to pin the tool and title bars is not working. When the cursor is near th… (read more)

Hello Firefox Community, I updated Firefox yesterday. I am using windows 10 and the directions to pin the tool and title bars is not working. When the cursor is near the top of the screen a tool bar pops up, yet the title and bookmark bars are still missing. I would like all three bar visible at all times. What do I change to pin the bars to the top of my screen? Thank you, Scottie

Asked by scottie.lockrem 6 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 days ago