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ABC TV episodes won't play

I watch General Hospital online and it was working fine until the last update, about 2-3 weeks ago. Now the episodes will not run. I have tried running the browser in "Sa… (read more)

I watch General Hospital online and it was working fine until the last update, about 2-3 weeks ago. Now the episodes will not run. I have tried running the browser in "Safe Mode" and turning tracking off, as suggested, but neither of these worked. Please help.

Thank you, Lisa

Asked by Hafapea 1 year ago

Answered by Hafapea 1 year ago

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Need to make pinned tabs wider FF 63.0.1 on Win10 laptop

I have RA with fine motor control problems. At times I have difficulty in getting the cursor on the pinned tabs. I don't have problems seeing so don't need to zoom in to… (read more)

I have RA with fine motor control problems.

At times I have difficulty in getting the cursor on the pinned tabs. I don't have problems seeing so don't need to zoom in to make everything larger, I just need wider pinned tabs.

I use FF 63.0.1 on my Win10 laptop and need to make the pinned tabs wider for ease of use.

I found information about making unpinned tabs wider in about:config but can't find anything for the pinned tabs.

Thank you for your time.

Asked by cadwellm 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Will Saved Password Editor ever work again?

The Saved Password Editor (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/saved-password-editor/) was an excellent extension and highly useful extension, rendered inopera… (read more)

The Saved Password Editor (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/saved-password-editor/) was an excellent extension and highly useful extension, rendered inoperative by Quantum. While some people may think that this extension is no longer needed because of the built-in editor (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1186297) this is incorrect for a number of reasons:

  • Some website don't capture the login information and there is no way to manually enter the information: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1234322. Editing some json file is a ridiculous suggestion.
  • It annoying to navigate to the built-in editor and recently FF moved the "saved logins..." button down about:preferences#privacy so you now have to scroll in addition to clicking. Note: bookmarking chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xul is handy, but doesn't solve the other problems.
  • The built-in editor does not allow editing the website URL or duplicating a login.
  • All of this make it impossible to use the built-in password editor to save things like PINs or answers to secret questions, all of which was very easy with the Saved Password Editor extension.

So will Firefox ever enable the Saved Password Editor to work again? The add-on page says that the extension needs a WebExtensions API. Will Firefox ever have one of those again? If the functionality was added into the build-in password manager, that would be good, too. Thank you.

Asked by mcramer 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Transfer Firefox profile information to a new computer

I have a new computer and I had previously saved a backup of the files of my Firefox profile. I followed the steps in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/b… (read more)

I have a new computer and I had previously saved a backup of the files of my Firefox profile. I followed the steps in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles but it didn't work, none of my settings or bookmarks are in place. The backup profile had a different name so I copied the contents and I used the default profile that was created instead of creating a new one. Why didn't it work? Does it matter that I'm using the same profile from the backup on a different new computer as well?

Asked by qwigoqwaga 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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'media.autoplay.enabled' setting no longer stops video auto-play (version 63.0).

Hi. I just noticed that my browser had auto-updated itself to version 63.0, and now, videos on Youtube and news sites auto-play, even though I have it disabled in About:C… (read more)

Hi. I just noticed that my browser had auto-updated itself to version 63.0, and now, videos on Youtube and news sites auto-play, even though I have it disabled in About:Config. Until today, all html5 videos were being blocked just fine by that setting. Why is this happening and what can I do to re-block videos from auto-playing?

Asked by Max Quordlepleen 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Muting tabs with Flash doesn't actually mute the sound

If I have any webpage open with Flash, clicking the speaker button to mute it does not actually turn off the sound. The icon indicates that the sound should be off, but … (read more)

If I have any webpage open with Flash, clicking the speaker button to mute it does not actually turn off the sound. The icon indicates that the sound should be off, but it continues. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Flash installed on my computer.

Asked by idontwanttomakeanaccount 1 year ago

Answered by idontwanttomakeanaccount 1 year ago

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Firefox always asking to answer puzzles on Recaptcha

I've installed the latest version of Firefox. Firefox Quantum 63 x64 and ReCaptchas don't work properly. It has been installed on a fresh Windows 10 Pro and Firefox it's … (read more)

I've installed the latest version of Firefox. Firefox Quantum 63 x64 and ReCaptchas don't work properly. It has been installed on a fresh Windows 10 Pro and Firefox it's at the same time a fresh install like I'm showing on the video at the end of this post. No firewall, no antivirus, no addons, nothing that should stop Firefox from automatically do the ReCaptcha. But every time you click on I'm not a Robot it always prompts you to do a puzzle.

Please Firefox, fix this issue. It is pretty frustrating to have to answer every time a puzzle that are ridiculously annoying or having to switch to Google Chrome to use those kind of pages that ask you to answer a ReCaptcha.

However, if there is anyone that has a solution, please share it with me or all of us. Because I've been trying to find an answer and haven't find one that works. So I will appreciate a good fix for it.

Thanks in advance to the community and hopefully Firefox finds a fix because for what I've read it's a persistent issue with other older versions too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8naCIATQXjY

Asked by zios007 1 year ago

Answered by zios007 1 year ago

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Browser window missing top header bar

FF recently updated and when it restarted my browser window is now not showing my menu toolbar or bookmarks toolbar even though they are checked to be on. Plus the minim… (read more)

FF recently updated and when it restarted my browser window is now not showing my menu toolbar or bookmarks toolbar even though they are checked to be on. Plus the minimize/maximize buttons are overlapping my tabs at the top. It seems I'm in some different sized view or something that I cannot figure out how to get out of. I am not in "full screen" view (already tried F11 to be sure). And I've tried dragging the sides out but that doesn't fix the top min/max button issue where it overlaps and my toolbars AND my MENU bar still do not show up. I've gone into customize and removed and then re-added the "bookmarks menu" but it only shows up next to the other icons, not in the normal "toolbar" format with my folders, etc. I can view my bookmark toolbar in the SIDEBARS but again it's just the top of my screen that's messed up and I know it has something to do with my min/maximize buttons being overlapped with tabs but can't get out of it.

I've put a screenshot below to show you what I mean. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by sbledsoe 1 year ago

Answered by FedupwithScripterrors 1 year ago

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After having multipal tabs open all my tabs geet merged and blurred out. I have to maximize and minimize to correct the issue.

I have copied an image of what my tabs look like when this happens. This happens within the first few minutes of using my browser. I'm using win 10 and firefox 63.0.1 (6… (read more)

I have copied an image of what my tabs look like when this happens. This happens within the first few minutes of using my browser.

I'm using win 10 and firefox 63.0.1 (64-bit).

Thank you!

Asked by smf222 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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force page reload - discontinuity of what is said and what happens.

Ok, it is a pretty simple question. "How do I force FF to reload a page?" Searching I find: Windows/Linux: Hold down Ctrl and click the Reload button. Or, Hold do… (read more)

Ok, it is a pretty simple question.

"How do I force FF to reload a page?"

Searching I find:


Windows/Linux:

   Hold down Ctrl and click the Reload button.
   Or, Hold down Ctrl and press F5.

Which is not right from what I see.

If I press CTL and the reload button (which I take as being the one which looks like a near complete circle with an arrow turning clockwise.

It doesn't mention that it also opens a new tab.

However!

Pressing <CTL> <F5> it refreshes the page. Can't confirm that it is a forced reload.

Can someone help me clarify (and maybe fix the discontinuity in what does what?

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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how do I stop autoplay of vids on yahoo.com news page. Settings do not work in autocofig media.autoplay = false anymore

I have u block origin already. I had media autoplay set to false. Now yahoo.com news autoplays vids (again). The autoplay literally started on October 24, 2018. 1- wh… (read more)

I have u block origin already.

I had media autoplay set to false. Now yahoo.com news autoplays vids (again). The autoplay literally started on October 24, 2018. 1- what happened to allow autoplay on yahoo when it was successfully blocked all this time? 2- what can I do to stop video autoplay? Idiot level instructions please- set one go here type instructions. I already went the "add on" route. Flash blockers didn't work at all. All other "vid blockers" are for youtube and will not work on yahoo news as I tried hoping one would work.

Maybe I am stupid, but exactly WHAT settings are needed to stop autoplay on yahoo.com that are in ublock origin or in firefox about: config settings (media.autoplay =false), which doesn't seem to have any effect anymore. Is something else in about:config needed?

Site example where annoy vid autoplay now exists: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/dont-want-attention-mother-6-year-old-boy-whose-birthday-party-guests-no-shows-speaks-185110033.html

FF version: 63.0 , 64 bit, windows 10, Dell Laptop

Asked by Droxy 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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i use the firefox 22.0 vesion, but latest version are not supported the indian ESIC site, the new version are not supported edit function. ashishtripathi500@gma

i used the omd firefox version22.0. i want latest version but the latest version are not abale to edit function of employee personal details of ESIC. ESIC is insurance w… (read more)

i used the omd firefox version22.0. i want latest version but the latest version are not abale to edit function of employee personal details of ESIC. ESIC is insurance website of Employee. this is goverment web and this is run only firefox. so i request to firefox team that the make able editable function on latest version of Firefox

www. esic.in - fully supported on old version (22.0) with edit function. but esic run smoothly on new version but edit function not working on new Firefox version. we want pls make edit function on new version. www.esic.in (employee personal details, bank details, discrepancy details, family details) thanks and regards Ashish kumar Sr HR Executive Vishnusaran and Company kanpur uttar pradesh


edited out phone# from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public forum.

Asked by ashishtripathi500 1 year ago

Answered by taxaduq 1 year ago

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Save bookmarks does not work in FF 64.0b6

All of a sudden, I cannot save bookmarks. I'm running FF on a Retina MacBookPro, 15", Late 2013, 2 GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, OS X 10.14. I did all the steps here <h… (read more)

All of a sudden, I cannot save bookmarks. I'm running FF on a Retina MacBookPro, 15", Late 2013, 2 GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, OS X 10.14. I did all the steps here <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems#w_disable-all-extensions> and they did not fix the problem. I have downloaded a fresh copy of FF as well. That did not help either.

Help!

Asked by ProfT 1 year ago

Answered by Standard8 1 year ago

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how do I permantly add exceptions

i use a wifi connection offered by my landlord that requires a log in process. it includes a Dell firewall. the certificate is considered unsafe by Mozilla. Mozilla allow… (read more)

i use a wifi connection offered by my landlord that requires a log in process. it includes a Dell firewall. the certificate is considered unsafe by Mozilla. Mozilla allows me to add an exception, and the window that comes up has an option to make the exception permanent, but it wont allow me to check the box to make it permanent. it would make things easier if i could make the exception permanent. how do i make this certificate a permanent exception? thank you for your time in this matter, and have a great day!

Asked by Greg juu-st Greg 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Firefox 63.0 x64 not preserving window size and launches taller than screen size

I've tried deleting the xul file and other recommended solutions. I have both bookmarks and command toolbars enabled. Display is 3840x2160, Microsoft Windows 10 x64 ha… (read more)

I've tried deleting the xul file and other recommended solutions.

I have both bookmarks and command toolbars enabled.

Display is 3840x2160, Microsoft Windows 10 x64 has Display Scale and Layout set to change the size of text, apps, and other items at 175%.

Launching Firefox will always launch the window taller than the screen height (2160) having the command bar above the top of the screen and the bottom of the browser below the bottom toolbar.

Resizing and then quitting and relaunching will launch Firefox at resized window size. Firefox settings are set to remove all cookies and cache upon exit. Exiting with File->Exit or clicking the top right X both seem to work.

After some period of time, typically after a screen lock or reboot, a new launch will revert back to the old size that goes off the screen.

I need to figure out how to make the resize sticky.

Asked by gbolcer 1 year ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 1 year ago