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YouTube videos won't play.

I have Firefox 18. I have the latest Adobe Flash installed (after doing a full uninstall and reinstall). I have cleared the cache, cookies, etc. No matter what I try, You… (read more)

I have Firefox 18. I have the latest Adobe Flash installed (after doing a full uninstall and reinstall). I have cleared the cache, cookies, etc.

No matter what I try, YouTube videos will not play in Firefox. I always get the same message:

"An error occurred. Please try again later."

If I copy the exact same link into Explorer (which I normally detest using) it plays perfectly. So clearly the fault lies with Firefox.

What can be done to fix this bug?

Asked by AdamTaylor 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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How do I uninstall the standard American dictionary? I only want to use the English/Australian dictionary.

I do not want to use the default American dictionary. Although I have the English/Australian dictionary installed, every time I use a word that in Australia has an 's' b… (read more)

I do not want to use the default American dictionary. Although I have the English/Australian dictionary installed, every time I use a word that in Australia has an 's' but in the States has a 'z' the word in highlighted as incorrect. For example. Australia: 'organisation'. US: 'organization' - the word 'organisation' is highlighted as an error although it is not. In other words, the US dictionary takes precedence over my installed English/Australian dictionary which makes that English dictionary totally superfluous and makes me wonder why it's offered in the first place. I would like to remove the US dictionary but can't find it to kill it.

Asked by robin1111 7 years ago

Answered by abePdIta 7 years ago

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Hi, my tabs are gone, instead I have a 'Server Not found Page' and in the address bar is " http://www.[r;;iåvÞyevq¾qîx»òki.com/ " how do i get it fixed back?

Here's the problem, every time I open a new tab, instead of my regular blank page full of thumbnails, I get a "Server Not Found" page instead, typed in the address bar i… (read more)

Here's the problem, every time I open a new tab, instead of my regular blank page full of thumbnails, I get a "Server Not Found" page instead, typed in the address bar is "http://www.[r;;iåvÞyevq¾qîx»òki.com/" weird right? but how it started out is when I clicked on Fire Fox, and I get a bunch of tabs on Mozilla related things, like I just downloaded FF. Is there a solution to my problem?

Asked by Anixancy 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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Right click menu is huge, how do I get the old menu back so I can highlight a word and then search for it?

In previous versions of FF I was able to highlight a word or words and then right click, the context menu had a "Search the internet using these words" option. Which made… (read more)

In previous versions of FF I was able to highlight a word or words and then right click, the context menu had a "Search the internet using these words" option. Which made searching so much easier. How do I get that back and get rid of that monster right click menu?

TIA

Win 7 pro 64 bit using Google

Asked by mainkns1 7 years ago

Answered by blurker 7 years ago

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Can I change search engine when typing in address bar?

If I type a search in the address bar, I am automatically transferred to google. Can this be changed or am I stuck with google? I know I can select one in the upper righ… (read more)

If I type a search in the address bar, I am automatically transferred to google. Can this be changed or am I stuck with google? I know I can select one in the upper right. Thank you.

Asked by msgtedret 7 years ago

Answered by John99 7 years ago

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about:home search broken

Since a couple of days ago I noticed something weird with my start page. Usually I see mozilla related content under the search box, which is gone, while typing something… (read more)

Since a couple of days ago I noticed something weird with my start page. Usually I see mozilla related content under the search box, which is gone, while typing something into the search box and pressing the button or enter does nothing. I already tried resetting browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone and deleting the chromeappsstore.sqlite with no effect. I would like a solution that doesn't involve making a new profile consindering that I don't want to lose all my bookmarks and addons. This is not a major problem for me as I can search from the navigation bar, but I would like to fix it.

Asked by mANGox77 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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After uploading Firefox 18 the AOL Home Page has replaced my Firefox Home Page and I want to remove AOL Home Page

AOL has muscled in and replaced my Firefox home page as above with theirs without permission. How do I permanently remove the AOL home page to the trash can? And, if poss… (read more)

AOL has muscled in and replaced my Firefox home page as above with theirs without permission. How do I permanently remove the AOL home page to the trash can? And, if possible, give AOL a "rasberry" for their rudeness?

Thanks <<<< Peter Barrett

Asked by pbarrett 7 years ago

Answered by lobo_man 7 years ago

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Mysterious Computer/Firefox Slowdown? NEED ANSWER ASAP COLLEGE CLASSWORK AT STAKE

At around 11:55 AM this morning (February 7th) I noticed that Firefox was taking an unusually long time to finish loading a page. I used CCleaner and antivirus software … (read more)

At around 11:55 AM this morning (February 7th) I noticed that Firefox was taking an unusually long time to finish loading a page. I used CCleaner and antivirus software to see if maybe a virus was part of it, or if my computer needed a good cleaning. That was no help at all, and the sites (including Google) are taking a long time to load. I tried turning my computer on and off, and that was no help either.

I did make note of the fact that there was an update to FireFox, so I tried that. Nothing. Nothing at all.

Unlike my issue with Java, I actually NEED my sites to load completely (as in, the little rotating wheel stops rotating). Without that, I cannot access the forums where I post my COLLEGE CLASSWORK.

I don't know if this is an issue with my computer, or with Firefox itself. It baffles me because up until that moment, my internet and computer had been working just fine and dandy, and I had not added or deleted anything; also, my anti-virus software is up to date.

In short, what the hell is going on and how do I fix it? Please do not use overly technical terms, as I am very bad at deciphering these. Also, please give step-by-step instructions on how to fix this issue, if anyone knows how it can be fixed.

NEED AN ANSWER ASAP, AS THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR DOING CLASSWORK.

EDIT: I checked if IE was working as it should, and it was. It was downright FAST, even. Still, I much prefer Firefox, so again, how can I fix this issue?

Asked by ponyparty 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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FIREFOX tells me that my add-on is incompatible when I KNOW it works

The latest outrage with Firefox is that after upgrading to 20.0.1, despite the fact I was assured otherwise, that StrataStripe 3.3 is incompatible. I reloaded 19.0.1 on w… (read more)

The latest outrage with Firefox is that after upgrading to 20.0.1, despite the fact I was assured otherwise, that StrataStripe 3.3 is incompatible. I reloaded 19.0.1 on which it had previously worked, but it too was "incompatible". I went back to version 18.0.1 with the same results. Now I guess I have to uninstall Firefox COMPLETELY and reinstall a version that will allow me to have the add-ons I want but seem to lose with every update! This sucks Mozilla!

Asked by Shutterbug 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Change Mozilla Firefox display

I am using Mozilla Firefox 18.0. on a Windows 7 computer. The Mozilla page is really inefficiently set up. I have a screen shot but there doesn't seem to be any way to … (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox 18.0. on a Windows 7 computer. The Mozilla page is really inefficiently set up. I have a screen shot but there doesn't seem to be any way to post it in this forum. [From help:You now have a screenshot that you can add to your forum question by clicking the Browse button in the Post a Reply box. However, no 'browse' button on this page. :-(] I will describe, line-by-line, what I see on my screen for this page:

[Mozilla logo]Ask a Question|Mozilla Support-Mozilla Firefox File Edit View History Bookmarks Tool Help [A line with the current URL on the left side and a search bar on the right side] A blank blue line [Headings for each of the tabs I currently have open]

I don't need the first line or the fourth line. How do I remove them? If you know how to add a screen shot, let me know.

Asked by Queenmab100 7 years ago

Answered by Queenmab100 7 years ago

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Firefox menu font. Menus are incredibly small and impossible to read.

FF 18. Menu bookmark font is impossible to read. It must be .4 size font (not FOUR but decimal point size). This is not a case of the font being too small there is som… (read more)

FF 18. Menu bookmark font is impossible to read. It must be .4 size font (not FOUR but decimal point size). This is not a case of the font being too small there is some sort of bug where the menus change size. If you click alt the menus pop up and are normal but if you use the arrows to naviage the items the jump to super small size. Same thing w/the mouse but sometimes placing the cursor in a certain spot will get them ack to normal. Sometimes they'll just to some bizarre size but only unto you move the mouse.

Asked by ChrisPbass 7 years ago

Answered by John99 7 years ago

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cannot enter text in new yahoo mail in firefox only

I cannot compose a new mail in Yahoo in Firefox. I can install a new mail in Yahoo with Internet Explorer. I cannot enter text into any of the fields in a new yahoo email… (read more)

I cannot compose a new mail in Yahoo in Firefox. I can install a new mail in Yahoo with Internet Explorer. I cannot enter text into any of the fields in a new yahoo email. When I try to reply to mail from my inbox, I get a message that says, "Yahoo! Mail found the original email, but encountered problems displaying it. Please try again later." Then I cannot close the tabs with either the malffunctioning new email or the malfunctioning reply email to the inbox message.

Asked by rewardandconsent 7 years ago

Answered by esysfound 7 years ago

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I have tried everything suggested to get rid of the "Open a new tab" search page.

I just bought a new computer with Windows7. I downloaded and installed Firefox 18.0.1 about a week ago. I am trying to get the history icon page to open when I click the … (read more)

I just bought a new computer with Windows7. I downloaded and installed Firefox 18.0.1 about a week ago. I am trying to get the history icon page to open when I click the "Open a new tab". Some of the things I've tried (like resetting Firefox and installing the add-on) worked but only until I shut down. When I load Firefox again, that pesky search page ("Open a new tab") is back. How can I get the history icon page to stay permanently from day to day?

Asked by RDLittle 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Browser keeps opening with previous tabs from day before. How do I stop this?

Under Tools>Options>General I have the browser set when I open the browser to "open up a blank page" but it keeps opening up previous tabs from the day before. How … (read more)

Under Tools>Options>General I have the browser set when I open the browser to "open up a blank page" but it keeps opening up previous tabs from the day before. How can I stop this? I read the forum boards but either did not find it or overlooked the answer. I checked all my other settings and cannot find anything that would be causing this. Please advise?

Asked by Sean2013 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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How do I REMOVE an update that installed without permission?

FF updated even though I had checked the box that said "never check for updates." I had version 17, now I'm on version 18. This update isn't even listed in the update his… (read more)

FF updated even though I had checked the box that said "never check for updates." I had version 17, now I'm on version 18. This update isn't even listed in the update history, but now Hulu doesn't work and I keep getting a message that says my Flash Player has to be updated. I'm not even going to get into the myriad reasons why I am NEVER doing that! I despise Adobe! I finally found one version of their player that doesn't screw up every five minutes and now Firfox screws it all up!

What's the deal???? This is Microsnot level frustration!

How do I remove the version 18 update and go back to 17?

Asked by Julesb100 7 years ago

Answered by John99 7 years ago

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plugin container hangs in 19 and 20

I had to go back to ver.18 because the plugin container hangs in ver. 19 & 20, and it was worse in 20. also in ver. 20 there was an exe named plugin contain hang ui. … (read more)

I had to go back to ver.18 because the plugin container hangs in ver. 19 & 20, and it was worse in 20. also in ver. 20 there was an exe named plugin contain hang ui. to keep Firefox running even at a crawl I had to keep forcing the plugin container to close. I also do not like the fact that my bookmarks can no longer be found which forces me to go through the bookmarks mgr to back them up. I also kept looking for my downloads and finally found them in the library. Is there some way to simplify the browser like it used to be.

Asked by pearsam 7 years ago

Last reply by John99 6 years ago

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Will there ever be support for h.264 video format in Firefox Desktop with HTML5 on. ?

I understand that there are patent problems in the issue with Firefox. But i'm just wondering will there ever be support for H.264 and other video formats while using HTM… (read more)

I understand that there are patent problems in the issue with Firefox. But i'm just wondering will there ever be support for H.264 and other video formats while using HTML5 on only without the addition of the Flash Plugin. While the Flash Plugin works with all video formats that i've encountered, it is also troublesome to use as it crashes quite easily. Not only that, on certain videos it hogs 40% of my Processing power, or uses 30% of my RAM. This is way too much just for a normal video/audio plugin to watch videos online.

Asked by Daneus 7 years ago

Answered by Daneus 7 years ago

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Firefox is up to date but pogo games still will not load - they do in Google Chrome

I am up to date - it says there are no updates available. But my pogo games will still not load. Per Pogo I uninstalled Java 7 and installed Java 6 Update 38, closed the… (read more)

I am up to date - it says there are no updates available. But my pogo games will still not load. Per Pogo I uninstalled Java 7 and installed Java 6 Update 38, closed the browser and re-started my computer but most of the games I play daily on Pogo will not load. On some games when I try to chose a room to play in nothing happens - just sits there. Other games let me chose a room but then it says "game loading" forever - never loads. However, with Google Chrome there are no issues. All the games load just fine. So what gives?

Asked by zetakattwo 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago