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I can't access Wikipedia since the last automatic update of Firefox Browser

My Firefox Browser has just updated itself automatically to 78.0.2 (I use it with MacOs 10.14.16). Since then, I have been unable to access Wikipedia. Whether I enter an … (read more)

My Firefox Browser has just updated itself automatically to 78.0.2 (I use it with MacOs 10.14.16). Since then, I have been unable to access Wikipedia. Whether I enter an url or I try a search through the search bar with the Wikipedia module the result is the same: nothing happens at all. If the url bar is empty it remains empty, if there was another url before it comes back instead of the wikipedia url I typed. The same thing is occurring on both my MacBook Air and my iMac which run under a previous version of MacOs.

Asked by Philippe Gindre 1 year ago

Last reply by Philippe Gindre 1 year ago

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Website is not displaying correctly

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the … (read more)

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the problem on the screenshot. I still ask my provider "Host Europe" if they are able to explain, why during using the Firefox Browser the website is not correct. They just told me, that maybe there might be a problem with the accessability view, but they were not able to solve the problem! Is there anybody who can help me to solve that problem? Thanks a lot! Alexandra

Asked by alexandraesser 9 months ago

Last reply by schnrl 9 months ago

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missing part of window

Until recently, when I use the 'pay bills' part of my banks website, it showed the full list of payees. It no longer displays the list of payees. The second image shows … (read more)

Until recently, when I use the 'pay bills' part of my banks website, it showed the full list of payees. It no longer displays the list of payees. The second image shows the current display of the payees.

If I open a 'new private window' and then log on to the bank web site and 'pay bills' it shows the full list. The first image shows the list including only the first payee.

Why does the private window work and not the ordinary window????

Thanks, Terry

Asked by mdfirefox 1 year ago

Answered by mdfirefox 1 year ago

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Don't want to upgrade

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 and i keep getting notices to upgrade. But the last time I upgraded, Firefox changed the locations of my tabs from below the address bar to above… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 and i keep getting notices to upgrade. But the last time I upgraded, Firefox changed the locations of my tabs from below the address bar to above the address bar and also changed the behavior of the address bar. It took me a couple of weeks to find the answers and get things back the way they were. I don't want to upgrade Firefox because I have no idea what it might change this time. Is there a way to keep Firefox from sending me upgrade notices when I don't want them?

Asked by mikejanus 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Backup Bookmarks

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possib… (read more)

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possible to process the backup.

Asked by lapy14 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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It just crashes the browser and resets the tabs!

Help, I really love this browser! But only problems with him ... Even reinstalling windows did not help,and yes, when the crash occurred, I wrote that I could send an err… (read more)

Help, I really love this browser! But only problems with him ... Even reinstalling windows did not help,and yes, when the crash occurred, I wrote that I could send an error to the Fire Fox developers, but nothing helped.

Asked by darkness 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I keep getting popup windows (I'm on Mac Catalina)

For several months or more, I keep getting the following pop up windows. I can't seem to make them go away even after following the Java instruction. So discouraging. Thi… (read more)

For several months or more, I keep getting the following pop up windows. I can't seem to make them go away even after following the Java instruction. So discouraging. This is not happening on Safari.

Thank you, Isabella

Asked by isabaloo 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefocx Account Sync Error

I am having syncing my two different computers with Firefox Sync. My bookmarks are not syncing, nor are any of my login information. it used to work before, but for some … (read more)

I am having syncing my two different computers with Firefox Sync. My bookmarks are not syncing, nor are any of my login information.

it used to work before, but for some reason, recently it just stopped syncing.

I logged out from firefox account on both computers and then logged back in and synced, but its still not working.

Please help.

Asked by artur.nasimov 1 year ago

Last reply by OBW47 1 year ago

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Screen share pop-up will not go away

I'm running Firefox 78.0.2 on a desktop system with Linux Mint 19.3 OS. I'm using Blackboard (online training hosting service) and, at one point, I clicked on a link "Sha… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 78.0.2 on a desktop system with Linux Mint 19.3 OS. I'm using Blackboard (online training hosting service) and, at one point, I clicked on a link "Share screen". The window in the attached image popped up. However, I decided I didn't want to actually share my screen. I found absolutely NO way to get rid of this pop-up UNLESS I actually selected "Allow" or "Don't Allow". I tried clicking somewhere else on the screen, clicking outside of Firefox to take the focus off of it, opening another program altogether, clicking on the various icons next to the address bar. Nothing worked. The only work-around I found was to select "Don't Allow", then manually click on the new icon, and "X" next to "Block screen sharing". Is this a bug? Or can I put in a feature request to put a "X" (close window) on this so that I can make it go away without having to jump through those hoops? Thanks.

Asked by schafer4 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox won't Download files ?

Hi - I'm having an issue with Firefox, well its been ongoing for some weeks but just getting around to it.. My problem is that Firefow will not download files. I have tri… (read more)

Hi - I'm having an issue with Firefox, well its been ongoing for some weeks but just getting around to it..

My problem is that Firefow will not download files. I have tried the trouble shooting steps and its not a firewall issue because my other browsers will download - as a developer I have all the major browsers installed.

Also I changed the settings to have Firefox request the download folder for each downlod - but it doesn't. Anyway I am about to reinstall will post back then.

Maybe should have done that first.

C.

Asked by info2897 1 year ago

Last reply by info2897 1 year ago

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LogMeIn call for file using javascript does not work

We use LogMeIn Pro for remote access to our office computers. When one selects Remote Control, LMI uses javascript to call the LogMeIn client. Except in Firefox. It works… (read more)

We use LogMeIn Pro for remote access to our office computers. When one selects Remote Control, LMI uses javascript to call the LogMeIn client. Except in Firefox. It works perfectly well in Chrome, IE 11, and Edge. It USED to work in Firefox. What gives? What next? Javascript is enabled.

Asked by RealGomer 1 year ago

Last reply by RealGomer 1 year ago

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Firefox not showing images on some sites

I suddenly have a problem with Firefox NOT showing certain images (linked ones I think) on various websites. It's not across the board, just about a dozen or so websites.… (read more)

I suddenly have a problem with Firefox NOT showing certain images (linked ones I think) on various websites. It's not across the board, just about a dozen or so websites.

I briefly got some kind of Webp message that quickly blinked off before I could see what it said. I'm including two screenshots to show the problem I'm having.

Asked by Black Knyght 1 year ago

Answered by Black Knyght 1 year ago

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Firefox opening a new browser/window

Firefox opening a new browser/window jscher2000 Jul 27, 2020, 1:44:29 AM Hi Irv, you definitely have multiple Firefox profiles, but what I wonder is whether you might hav… (read more)

Firefox opening a new browser/window jscher2000 Jul 27, 2020, 1:44:29 AM

Hi Irv, you definitely have multiple Firefox profiles, but what I wonder is whether you might have multiple installations of Firefox. In each of the different windows, could you call up the Troubleshooting Information page. Either:

   "3-bar" menu button > "?" Help > Troubleshooting Information
   (menu bar) Help > Troubleshooting Information
   type or paste about:support in the address bar and press Enter 

In the first table on the page, please compare: (1) Application Binary row Where is your main installation and where is the other one? For example:

   Current 64-bit program folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
   Legacy 32-bit program folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe 

Do you have multiple installations? (2) Profile Folder row The part after the last . is the most interesting part. Please make a note of the name of your main profile for future reference.


First, thank you for your response. Second, I have attached jpegs from each of the Troubleshooting pages and a word doc of the lines that were asked in them. The profile I want to keep, of course, is the one from the taskbar. Now do I just delete the profile of the desktop icon for its location to get rid of it?

Thanks again for the assistance, Irv

Asked by irn89 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Random tab crashes - consistently with Google Calendar but others as well

If you go to Google Calendar and right click on an empty space Firefox consistently crashes. I've tried Firefox Safe Mode - still crashes. I've tried a new profile wit… (read more)

If you go to Google Calendar and right click on an empty space Firefox consistently crashes.

  1. I've tried Firefox Safe Mode - still crashes.
  2. I've tried a new profile with the same installation - still crashes
  3. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox but keeping the profile - still crashes.
  4. I've tried a new user account in Windows 10 and new profile - no crashes.
  5. I've tried ``sfc /scannow`` - integrity is good.

It's hard to get crash details but the last one I could get is - https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/6e2515a4-86cc-4bde-9d4e-06b060200716#tab-details

Does anyone have any idea before I start a new user account?

Asked by brisdaz 1 year ago

Last reply by brisdaz 1 year ago

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visited link color changes

Have Win 7 Pro, using FF 78.0.2. Searches and page displays are normal until I changed Visited Links color. After doing so, search results and other pages show each item … (read more)

Have Win 7 Pro, using FF 78.0.2. Searches and page displays are normal until I changed Visited Links color. After doing so, search results and other pages show each item in separate boxes. I can't get rid of the boxes unless I do a Refresh of FF. Then I get normal page displays., but I lose change to visited link color (as expected). I tried using Visitedlinkenabler – by Ulf3000 but got the same results. Any ideas on how to change visited link color without getting the boxes? I tried the add-on

Asked by oldman2 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot download/save documents and videos for the past week or two

I don't know if this is related to Firefox version 78.0.2 (64-bit) which automatically downloaded itself and installed after a Windows10 reboot about a week or two ago, … (read more)

I don't know if this is related to Firefox version 78.0.2 (64-bit) which automatically downloaded itself and installed after a Windows10 reboot about a week or two ago, but during that same time period I have no longer been able to download/save documents (e.g., PDFs) and videos (MP4s) from websites. All I get is a blue bar (with an exit button) that says "Opening <filename>.<ext>". See attached image. Since nothing happens, I have to click the exit button. Much of my effort at the computer has come to a standstill because I can no longer download items from websites. There is no option in the "Help" dropdown to reload and reinstall the current version, so I'm stuck.

By the way, are PNG images required or merely preferred for attachments?

Asked by harveyh 1 year ago

Answered by harveyh 1 year ago

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Unwanted new behaviors in Bookmarks and Tools and especially in "new windows"

I don't know if this is related to Firefox version 78.0.2 (64-bit) which automatically downloaded itself and installed after a Windows10 reboot about a week or two ago, … (read more)

I don't know if this is related to Firefox version 78.0.2 (64-bit) which automatically downloaded itself and installed after a Windows10 reboot about a week or two ago, but during that same time period I have had intolerable problems with new windows as well as unwelcome new behaviors with "not-new" windows passed from the previous version to the current version. All of the issues (at least those I've discovered so far) are noted on the attached image, so there's little point in repeating them here. The greatest problems are with new windows: issues A and B make new windows almost useless (without a lot of extra effort to work around the issues), and the fact that I can no longer add more tabs to a new window is simply intolerable. (If I attempt adding a tab, it somehow "locks" the window, and it cannot be exited or deleted without taking down Firefox.) The second problem is that at least some menu items in the "original" window(s) from the previous version no longer work correctly, if at all. The latter "if at all" (Tools|Page Info) is something I heavily depend upon because other browsers don't have such a tool. (I have not tried all of the other Tools to see if they misbehave, too.) To me, it's all part of what makes "full-featured Firefox" better than "crippled Chrome" (which touts speed but deliberately, for the sake of that speed, has restricted its features compared to Firefox). Unfortunately, there is no option in the "Help" dropdown to try reloading and reinstalling the current version (to see if that will fix the problems), so I'm stuck.

Asked by harveyh 1 year ago

Answered by harveyh 1 year ago