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"Email Link" function is using wrong email account.

Having posted on the forum before, some of you know me and might know that I'm visually handicapped. Well I just moved over to Windows 10 this week and have been setting … (read more)

Having posted on the forum before, some of you know me and might know that I'm visually handicapped. Well I just moved over to Windows 10 this week and have been setting up my browser. Some of you know I like to "email links" to myself in others. Setting everything back up has been a chore but not overly difficult. There are some new quirks with Windows 10. That said, II was organizing the Overflow menu like I had it before, however, the first time I used the "email link' function was a little odd. At least at the time, it wasn't linked to the account I normally used, and I had to go through a set up process, that as you can see, defaulted this Mail program that is linked Microsoft (doesn't surprise me) and honestly, if I send using that program, and I sent things to two Gmail accounts as well as my personal IIP account, and I never get them. I could probably call Microsoft and they might rfix it, but it is Not the email acocunt I want to use to "email links" so I would like to disassociated that function with the Microsoft email and change the path to the email account that I normally use and that people are more familiar with. Is there anyway of doing this short of uninstalling Firefox and do a clean install again? Thank you.

Asked by springheel 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Social Blade Addon

hey community, can anyone help me with the social blade addon? it doesnt work with my firefox. i mean he download it and try to install it but than it comes the error mes… (read more)

hey community, can anyone help me with the social blade addon? it doesnt work with my firefox. i mean he download it and try to install it but than it comes the error message and i dont know why. i have deactivate my adblock addon and try to change my cookie settings and so on but it dont work. i have ask the social blade support, but he dont can help me, the addon is supposed to work with firefox, i dont understand that. and no, i will get this for firefox and not for google chrome or something. i dont use other browsers. https://addon.socialblade.com/

Asked by gruuli 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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New Tabs Not Loading

New Tabs and even sometimes first tab do not load any page and become just "dead" Open in New Tab and Ctr T is like a roll of dice now, the same page sometimes loads some… (read more)

New Tabs and even sometimes first tab do not load any page and become just "dead"

Open in New Tab and Ctr T is like a roll of dice now, the same page sometimes loads sometimes doesn't, usually closing FF and re-opening solves it.

This has been happening quite frequently so I tried several builds and solutions, uninstalled and reinstalled with new profile, safe mode, no add-ons or themes, both 32 and 64 bit, ESR, etc.. (I'm on Win10 64 bit)

If anyone is experiencing something similar or have an idea let me know please I've been using Firefox for longer than I remember and I would hate to switch now

Asked by Bisho 4 months ago

Answered by Bisho 4 months ago

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Although location is set to block, some sites still redirect to their localized versions

I am living in Spain, and browse in English. Often when I do a search with Google, although the result is linking to a page in English, the final page is in the one for t… (read more)

I am living in Spain, and browse in English. Often when I do a search with Google, although the result is linking to a page in English, the final page is in the one for the Spanish market (es_Es).

A good example is the Seagate website. Even direct links from other forums are redirected to their Spanish version. Also, after cleaning cache for Seagate sites, restarting, AND trying it in a Private Window.

My config: macOs 10.15.4 set to UK English. Firefox Dev Edition 76.0b3, (language same as OS) with: - Privacy & Security: Enhanced Tracking Protection > Standard - Privacy & Security: Locations > "Block new requests asking to access your location" checked - about:config > geo.enabled set to false. Google Search Region Settings are set to "United States". –

Thank you!

Asked by quasi 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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How to reset the PIN that enable me to see a saved password. The guidelines suggested by Firefox are wrong

I Cannot reset a (supposed my) PIN that able me to view a password saved. Firefox asks me for a PIN which I do not know, when I want to reset the PIN it points me to "Set… (read more)

I Cannot reset a (supposed my) PIN that able me to view a password saved. Firefox asks me for a PIN which I do not know, when I want to reset the PIN it points me to "Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options", but neither in Firefox Options (that I have to assume is referring to with "Settings") nor Firefox Sync account settings there exists such a "Sign-in options". These are the steps I followed to locate "Settings" and "Accounts" and "Sign-in options"

1. I went to Firefox Options and searched for "Accounts" 1. I went to Firefox Sync Settings > Manage Accounts 1. Also I attempted to try with another account but I do not have / I do not remember the password if any, it is not the same of my main account password because it does not work.

But I could not get the given "Sign-in options". How can I reset the PIN or just delete it because I do not remember when I had to create it neither what it is?

I know the email and password of my account, Firefox could send me a PIN reset request to my email, the one I am registered to Ffx Sync.

Thanks in advance. Regards, Jorge

Asked by JorgeDaniel 6 months ago

Answered by philipp 6 months ago

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Default Bookmarks Folder Extension - NOT WORKING -

The extension installs ok (shows up under my extensions) but there is No "Dedicated Icon" anywhere (as promised in the description) and therefore there is no way to set t… (read more)

The extension installs ok (shows up under my extensions) but there is No "Dedicated Icon" anywhere (as promised in the description) and therefore there is no way to set the default folder. Download page says I should be prompted on installation to choose default folder: I AM NOT PROMPTED TO CHOOSE ANYTHING Very frustrating and time consuming.

Asked by mpmalloy 5 months ago

Answered by mpmalloy 5 months ago

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Secure connection failed

Hello, One website gives me a failed secure connection: An error occurred while connecting to www.cdkeypt.pt. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR This error is in Firefox but this site … (read more)

Hello,

One website gives me a failed secure connection:

An error occurred while connecting to www.cdkeypt.pt. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

This error is in Firefox but this site doesn't work in any browser

I restart the pc when it re-enters the desktop if i open the browser before the computer fully starts the site works fine which makes me conclued that something is interfering with it and it most be an update or something because i didn't install anything new, but what? it is only this site that doesn't work all the others are working fine.

I tested opening the site in another pc in my network and it works fine.

I hope someone can help me,

Thanks

Asked by Mr_x 5 months ago

Answered by Mr_x 4 months ago

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Side Panel for Web Browsing

Hello! I'm a new user to Firefox switching from Google Chrome. I'm looking for some type of extension or something that will allow me to view websites in a side panel. Pa… (read more)

Hello! I'm a new user to Firefox switching from Google Chrome.

I'm looking for some type of extension or something that will allow me to view websites in a side panel.

Page to Popup extension is okay, but I'd like to be able to have multiple websites I can just click on to see the brief view in the web panel.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Pokemonsaywut 5 months ago

Answered by McCoy 5 months ago

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How to hide the address/URL bar again ?

Hello all, I run a bunch of web applets locally on my computer for personal use only (http://localhost/...), and until recently I could successfully launch FF using windo… (read more)

Hello all,

I run a bunch of web applets locally on my computer for personal use only (http://localhost/...), and until recently I could successfully launch FF using window.open(...) with the new window NOT showing the address bar (because it takes space and looks ugly within the applet, so I want to avoid it at all cost).

I believe this changed with FF 76 (I now run v. 76.0.1 64-bit on a Windows10 based computer), anyway at this point it seems impossible to NOT have the address bar show up in a FF window. :-/

To be clear : I have searched for a solution in this forum and elsewhere, found the solution to another new problem with FF ("megabar"), also seen the trick to hide the url in the address bar - but this is not what I'm looking for : I just want to *get rid of the address bar*, period.

Thanxx in advance for any help with this issue (surprised noone else seems to complain about this). :)

Asked by cfdhacker 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Unexplained popus

Hello, I trust my email finds you well. On two occasions recently I googled something and when I click on the page I wish to visit, a popup appears with celebrations rain… (read more)

Hello,

I trust my email finds you well.

On two occasions recently I googled something and when I click on the page I wish to visit, a popup appears with celebrations raining from the top of the screen and then a survey follows.

Please see the images I uploaded here.

Is this a virus / malware or legit or a popup that got past ad-block plus?

Looking forward to hearing from you. Schalk

Asked by schalas 4 months ago

Answered by schalas 4 months ago

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javascript void 0 error

Hi all, I have an error where i try to go to website this https://www.telstra.com.au/contact-us/plans-products/fixed-services#lp:2way when i click on chat now button, it… (read more)

Hi all,

I have an error where i try to go to website this https://www.telstra.com.au/contact-us/plans-products/fixed-services#lp:2way

when i click on chat now button, it does nothing. I have installed the latest firefox ver 76, whitelist this webstie, untick pop up block, install shockwave flash 32

even if i go directly to livechat link which that button suppose to go this: https://www.telstra.com.au/chatnow/landing?pageId=https%3a%2f%2flivechat.telstra.com%2fTCOM%3aCrowdsupport%3aConsumer

it still doesn't help because it simply show javascript void 0

anyone can help? thank you

Asked by ahupito1 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox unchecks "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites"

Every time I reboot my computer, Firefox unchecks the "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites" checkbox and as a result, saved logins do not appear. It is annoying… (read more)

Every time I reboot my computer, Firefox unchecks the "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites" checkbox and as a result, saved logins do not appear. It is annoying and inexplicable. The logins aren't lost, but I shouldn't have to recheck the checkbox every time I start the computer. Is this a "feature" to force me to use an account to make passwords transferable by storing them in the cloud?

Asked by regeraghty 4 months ago

Answered by AMAN ARYAN 4 months ago

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What is the "new helper tool" that FF 77 wants to install

I am restarting FF. I am on 76 and the install is for 77. A window pops up asking for my credentials to install a new helper tool. I don't recall seeing this before and… (read more)

I am restarting FF. I am on 76 and the install is for 77. A window pops up asking for my credentials to install a new helper tool. I don't recall seeing this before and it looks a lot like Oracle's Java installer that tries to install a bunch of crud. In that case cancel continues with the Java install. In this case, Cancel stops the FF upgrade.

What is this tool and why is it not described better to know have a better guess as to whether it is safe to install?

Asked by harry.levinson 4 months ago

Answered by harry.levinson 4 months ago

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I have updated to Firefox 76 and lost the customised size of the search bar/box (now too small)?

I have updated to Firefox 76 and lost the customised size of the search bar/box (now too small)? I went back to the default, dragged and resized the bar but it returned b… (read more)

I have updated to Firefox 76 and lost the customised size of the search bar/box (now too small)? I went back to the default, dragged and resized the bar but it returned back to the smaller size?

Asked by gary.s.shaw 5 months ago

Answered by Patrelle 5 months ago

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WINDOWS is asking for a PW IN FireFox

This just started happening in the last week or so. I do not need help with this. I am posting it in the hopes that it might be of value to others. I was using FF's Login… (read more)

This just started happening in the last week or so.

I do not need help with this. I am posting it in the hopes that it might be of value to others.

I was using FF's Login information to view a password for a website, but, when I clicked the "eyeball" to confirm the password, a dialog box popped up... which lead to the loss of over half an hour of my time trying to comply with the request.

For the next half hour or so, it refused to accept my FireFox password nor any of the recent FF passwords as I scoured through my multiple pw storage and recovery options.

I finally logged out of FF and when I logged back in, FF accepted the FF password that didn't work in the view pw dialog window. I went back to that dialog window and the FF pw still didn't work.

I finally noticed that the thumbnail in the dialog window didn't match my FF thumbnail and finally noticed that the dialog box title was "Windows Security"

Windows was asking for my windows login password to allow me to view my firefox credentials within firefox.

Not sure when or how this happened, but I am pretty sure I viewed a ff pw within the last week or so without this requirement.

Hope this info might save time for others who encounter the same request, Beverly Howard

Asked by BevHoward 5 months ago

Answered by BevHoward 5 months ago

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Websites that I could previously open in Firefox will not open; I get a blank page. Safari will open the website. I tried all the usual fixes.

I have had certain websites that I visited before stop working in Firefox. I type the address in the address bar but nothing changes. The previous screen keeps showing up… (read more)

I have had certain websites that I visited before stop working in Firefox. I type the address in the address bar but nothing changes. The previous screen keeps showing up. I have restarted Firefox, my imac, reset the home page. Still having the problem. Using Duck GOGO for search engine. Please help.

Asked by jgreear 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago