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Firefox icon reappears on desktop after being deleted

I'm using Windows 10 Pro and Firefox 97.0.1 I do not want the Firefox icon on my desktop (I already have it pinned to my taskbar). I delete the shortcut, but it reappears… (read more)

I'm using Windows 10 Pro and Firefox 97.0.1 I do not want the Firefox icon on my desktop (I already have it pinned to my taskbar). I delete the shortcut, but it reappears each time I log in. Removing it requires me to have a coworker with admin privileges come supply a password - it's not tenable for me to keep bugging her every day. I cannot find the setting to suppress the re-creation of the desktop icon; where is it located? I prefer Firefox, but if there's no solution to this I will have to uninstall it and switch to a different browser.

Asked by mjmlefty 9 months ago

Last reply by Bob R 8 months ago

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Firefox not updating and "Check for Updates" button missing in the "About Firefox" window

I recently noticed that my Firefox hadn't updated in a few weeks. When clicking on Help -> About Firefox the Check for Updates button is missing (I was at 97.0). I t… (read more)

I recently noticed that my Firefox hadn't updated in a few weeks. When clicking on Help -> About Firefox the Check for Updates button is missing (I was at 97.0). I then downloaded the latest version of Firefox which created a 2nd Firefox icon. I deleted the old Firefox and am now using 97.0.1 but the About Firefox window is still missing the check for updates button (see attached pic).

Also strange is that in the Settings Menu, under General, there are no choices for anything (the other options work) (see attached pic).

Thanks!

Asked by goody222.firefox 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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How can I disable animations in tab titles?

Some websites add some annoying animation effects into their website's title (that shows in the tab title). Example: This website: https://colourpop.com/ If you switch t… (read more)

Some websites add some annoying animation effects into their website's title (that shows in the tab title).

Example: This website: https://colourpop.com/ If you switch to another tab for several seconds, it starts flashing a message, "Hey, where'd you go?". I'd like to be able to disable this and any similar animations that can potentially be added to a website's title. Is this only possible by disabling some scripts and/or using UBlock, etc, or can I do this within Firefox?

Thank you,

Asked by kattie.white 8 months ago

Last reply by Terry 8 months ago

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Firefox blocking access to sites that I use daily

Started using Chrome because Firefox suddenly decided not to connect me to the sites that I go to daily. The sites that I am trying to reach are the same ones that I go … (read more)

Started using Chrome because Firefox suddenly decided not to connect me to the sites that I go to daily. The sites that I am trying to reach are the same ones that I go to several times a day and gone to for the past 3 years.

Asked by LindainMaryville 9 months ago

Last reply by Paul 9 months ago

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Encounterig Problem hen Trying To Restore My Profile

I use Facebook for many years. Last time used it was 12 hours ago. Then, 1 hour ago, Firefox did not start, all I was able to do was to exit (option inside a small Firef… (read more)

I use Facebook for many years. Last time used it was 12 hours ago. Then, 1 hour ago, Firefox did not start, all I was able to do was to exit (option inside a small Firefox Problem Window).

I downloaded the installation files, and re-installed Firefox. It started with the two Firefox Start Pages. But I expected to see all my tabs and browsing history and plugins.

So I copied the files from my previous profile into the folder of the newly created profile after I deleted the new profile files. But now, when starting Firefox, I get again a small window with the option to create again a new empty profile or just to exit. It says I would use an "older" version of Firefox and this could destroy my profile.

What must I do to get back all my tabs and plugins and all that?

Asked by Hirnsausen 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Unable to open Router login webpages since upgrade to windows11

Since I upgraded to Windows11, I am unable to open the Login Pages on my Routers, there is no issue with other browsers, and I have checked on another computer with windo… (read more)

Since I upgraded to Windows11, I am unable to open the Login Pages on my Routers, there is no issue with other browsers, and I have checked on another computer with windows10 to make sure they still open in firefox there. (Firefox 97.0.1 64 bit) I have tried troubleshooting mode with the same problem I have routers from D-Link and TP-Link. I just get a blank white page after entering the URL - and the page is flagged as "connection is not secure"

Is there some setting I need to change?

Asked by peter_marley 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Accented latin letters incorrectly displaying as cyrillic letters

Hi, Firefox is displaying letters with accents (e.g. letters from Spanish words) incorrectly as Cyrillic letters. This makes a lot of webpages difficult to read. This doe… (read more)

Hi, Firefox is displaying letters with accents (e.g. letters from Spanish words) incorrectly as Cyrillic letters. This makes a lot of webpages difficult to read. This does not seem to be happening all the time. Neither does it seem to happen in other apps other than Firefox. I have my preferred languages for displaying webpages in Firefox set as En-GB, en, es-es, in that order. Ditto for my wider system settings. In terms of my wider system keyboards I do have Russian installed, in order of preference this is gb > us > es > ru. I'm wondering if there is anything I can do to ensure Spanish and other Latin letters display correctly?

Asked by crabapplepie 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Disable Firefox Print Dialog Box.

In earlier versions your print dialog box could be disabled with "print.tab_modal.enabled + true. In my Firefox version 97.0.1, that is not effective. PLEASE go back to… (read more)

In earlier versions your print dialog box could be disabled with "print.tab_modal.enabled + true. In my Firefox version 97.0.1, that is not effective. PLEASE go back to allowing users to disable the Firefox print dialog box. It is clumsy, retains print settings that have to be changed each time a different document has to be printed, and creates a number of steps and wasted time for people who must routinely print from Firefox.

Why would Firefox go the way of other software companies and have no one to contact about this other than community (no offense to the "community") and disable the option to remove the Firefox print dialog box? None of this is the user friendly Firefox I have come to know!

Suzy

Asked by suzyc7138 9 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 months ago

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Off White Firefox Issue

Various websites showing off white background on objects. What is the issue? nkoch@Observable ~ $ firefox --version Mozilla Firefox 97.0.1 nkoch@Observable ~ $ uname -a L… (read more)

Various websites showing off white background on objects.

What is the issue?

nkoch@Observable ~ $ firefox --version Mozilla Firefox 97.0.1

nkoch@Observable ~ $ uname -a Linux Observable 5.15.24-gentoo-x86_64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 17 09:19:55 CST 2022 x86_64 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5560 @ 2.80GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux

Asked by Nathan 9 months ago

Last reply by Terry 9 months ago

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Very bad update in version 97

Your version 97 update somehow got installed on my computer -- even though I had purposefully DISABLED automatic updates. You have obviously made some very bad choices… (read more)

Your version 97 update somehow got installed on my computer -- even though I had purposefully DISABLED automatic updates. You have obviously made some very bad choices in update 97 regarding web site display. Now several web sites that I use regularly DO NOT display properly and are hence extremely difficult to use. I have used Firefox for many years and have generally been satisfied with it. But this new and very serious problem with your 97.0.1 version is completely unacceptable.

How can I easily get back to a prior version of Firefox that does display web sites properly, especially without losing all of my settings, cookies, etc?

If easily getting back to a prior version of Firefox is not possible, then I will have no other option but to completely abandon your browser, and instead use Chrome or some other browser that is more stable that Firefox!!

Even your own web site does not work properly as it does not allow me to select the box below to "Email me when someone answers the thread"

Asked by jdhenrichs 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Sign in page for a college doesn't load correctly on FF

On safari: sign in for CCSF works with ID box and PW box. On Firefox: sign in only has ID box and no PW box so I can't sign in. I called IT at the college..they can't f… (read more)

On safari: sign in for CCSF works with ID box and PW box. On Firefox: sign in only has ID box and no PW box so I can't sign in. I called IT at the college..they can't figure it out. There must be a formatting issue with FF since it comes up fine on Safari.

What do I do? Thanks. Jan

Asked by stuff123 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Cannot access bank account

For well over a year, after one of the updates, I cannot access my bank account; however, Google Chrome give easy access. I'm using Firefox 97.0.1. Bottom line: after ove… (read more)

For well over a year, after one of the updates, I cannot access my bank account; however, Google Chrome give easy access. I'm using Firefox 97.0.1. Bottom line: after over 10 years of using Firefox to do my banking, I now have to go to another browser to do it. Is there some kind of solution? Why does Google Chrome work and Firefox does not work?

Asked by mzip1213 9 months ago

Last reply by MGMofTulsa 8 months ago

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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2

the web based software requires: "Firefox users must install the Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant add-on." downloading / install: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/downlo… (read more)

the web based software requires: "Firefox users must install the Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant add-on."

downloading / install: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=42642

results in: .NET Framework 4.5.2 or a later update is already installed on this computer.

searching Firefox Browser ADD-ONS yields: 0 results found for "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2"


...(help) with appreciation in advance, m

Asked by Mark Kubicki 9 months ago

Last reply by shopart890 3 months ago

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How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac

How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac? You should have a button to click on that prompts you to put in a thumb drive and it automatically copies bookmarks an… (read more)

How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac? You should have a button to click on that prompts you to put in a thumb drive and it automatically copies bookmarks and you just have to transfer it to the other computer. And why can't you customize bookmarks with different colors and fonts? It would make it easier to find what you're looking for.

Asked by garmasters 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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This video file cannot be played.(Error Code: 102630)

I am running Firefox Browser 97.01 (64bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu canonical 002-1.0 on Raspberry Pi Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye) version ID 11. I am trying to … (read more)

I am running Firefox Browser 97.01 (64bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu canonical 002-1.0 on Raspberry Pi Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye) version ID 11.

I am trying to stream various TV services like CTV.ca, CBC.ca, etc. I am getting the following error message: This video file cannot be played.(Error Code: 102630)

I have tried the solutions recommended in the forum with no luck.

What am I missing?

Regards.

Asked by Peter Slinn 9 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 9 months ago

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no pages load

For several months now I have had a problem with SOME of my bookmarked pages not loading, because "security certificate" problems, Now NONE of them will load. I was jus… (read more)

For several months now I have had a problem with SOME of my bookmarked pages not loading, because "security certificate" problems, Now NONE of them will load. I was just online 20 minutes ago and the ones that have been working were working. Evidently firefox updated, without permission, and now none of the pages I was at 20 minutes ago will load. This is really starting to piss me off!!!!!!!!!! I have been using firefox since the stone age, as I have felt it to be the best browser out there. Now it looks like I'm gonna havta switch to internet exploder, or chrime, or one of the other crappy browsers out there.

Asked by Steve 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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WIN 10 FFOX 97.0.1 (64-bits) JPG FILE SAVE AS... NO AUTOSUGGEST FILENAME WITH FIRST LETTER(S)

GoodDay to you All, Website with a picture, right-click, save picture as, choosing a directory.... ... and then, normally, if there are already 3 other files in the chose… (read more)

GoodDay to you All,

Website with a picture, right-click, save picture as, choosing a directory.... ... and then, normally, if there are already 3 other files in the chosen directory, let's say: house_1.jpg , house_2.jpg , house_3.jpg , and I would start with typing "hou" for a filename, then normally FF would make a "suggestion-list" under the "filename:-box", like: house_1.jpg house_2.jpg house_3.jpg

... and I would be able to click on one of them, and change the name into house_4.jpg.

But, alas, there is no more suggention-list since this afternoon. I can only type a name for the file, and that's it.

Can someon please help me restore this "save-as-suggestion-list" ?

Kind regards from the Dutch Lowlands

Asked by MSZPN 7 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 months ago