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Disable the new address bar features in Firefox 77

Hi, I had applied the settings to disable the new urlbar features, but as of version 77 these no longer work. I absolutely hate this change; it does nothing useful, it in… (read more)

Hi,

I had applied the settings to disable the new urlbar features, but as of version 77 these no longer work.

I absolutely hate this change; it does nothing useful, it interferes with viewing the page, and it very much feels to me like change for the sake of change.

If someone can pass this on to whoever makes these unilateral decisions :

Don't make changes to the user interface that are not optional. How do they not understand that changing the UI for hundreds of millions of people is not a good idea?

So my question is, how do I disable the new urlbar "features" and return to a plain static one?

Asked by Deirdre Young 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Restore old style address bar

Hi, I really really really hate the new address bar. In the last update it appeared in my browser and I had been able to make it go away with changing the following sett… (read more)

Hi,

I really really really hate the new address bar. In the last update it appeared in my browser and I had been able to make it go away with changing the following settings to false;


   browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus
   browser.urlbar.update1
   browser.urlbar.update1.interventions
   browser.urlbar.update1.searchTips

I'm not sure if something updated between last night's shutdown and this morning's bootup but the ugly giant bar is back again and when I checked those settings in config they're all set to false. I tried toggling them true to false again but I can't get the old style bar back. I don't really want to revert to an older version as I know that's not secure. Does anyone have a way to get the bar back to how it used to be or is it time to use another browser?

Thanks!

Asked by heinekenmacaroni 2 days ago

Last reply by nucleozap 1 day ago

expanding URL bar

i have tried every about:config option there is on google and i still can't disable the expanding URL bar (where once you've entered a asearch, heading back to the bar ex… (read more)

i have tried every about:config option there is on google and i still can't disable the expanding URL bar (where once you've entered a asearch, heading back to the bar expands a menu on the right side with a privacy icon, a drop down menu, a pocket icon, and the bookmark icon). very irritating.

i have seen options regarding the userChrome file but i'm inexperienced and probably messing something up.

any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by jim luther 2 days ago

Last reply by mckendrick 1 day ago

Expanding Address Bar

Does anyone know of a SIMPLE solution to stop the irritating expanding address bar from doing just that? At first I could stop it in about:config - but that no longer app… (read more)

Does anyone know of a SIMPLE solution to stop the irritating expanding address bar from doing just that? At first I could stop it in about:config - but that no longer appears to be possible. Why do Mozilla insist on user no longer having that option. I seem no longer to be able to use Firefox. It seems to be the domain of the computer-tech savvy and not a browser for ordinary jerks like me who don't understand a word of the jargon and have difficulty following what seem to be simple tasks to other users. All I want to do is stop that irritating expanding address bar but it seems like I have to become a fully skilled coder just to be able to get into a regular-joe website. It's not what I signed up for. Help? Anybody...?

Asked by mckendrick 1 day ago

Last reply by plasmafire 1 day ago

Secure Connection Failed PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

By using the last version of Firefox (74.0) when visiting a website with security connection I got the following error : "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred durin… (read more)

By using the last version of Firefox (74.0) when visiting a website with security connection I got the following error : "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to .............. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem." With the previous versions of Firefox there was no such problem and I could visit the above website. So, please inform me what happened with ver. 74.0 ? By ver. 74.0 is no more supported some older security protocols which might have the above website, or this is a bug by the new ver. 74.0 ? Please inform me how this issue can be fixed ?

Asked by eladopoulos 2 months ago

Last reply by maawaleo915 3 days ago

Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (read more)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido 2 days ago

Last reply by Pallavi kumari 16 hours ago

URL Drop down arrow is gone again

Hello everyone! So it looks as if the drop down arrow is gone again with the latest update. I tried the browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus preference to switch the value from… (read more)

Hello everyone!

So it looks as if the drop down arrow is gone again with the latest update. I tried the browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus preference to switch the value from true to false and it was still false from the last update. Please help!

Asked by Mel 7 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

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Blocked by X-Frame-Options Policy

After Firefox updated, I can no longer access www.apple.com. This is the error I get now: Blocked by X-Frame-Options Policy An error occurred during a connection to idmsa… (read more)

After Firefox updated, I can no longer access www.apple.com. This is the error I get now:

Blocked by X-Frame-Options Policy

An error occurred during a connection to idmsa.apple.com.

Firefox prevented this page from loading in this context because the page has an X-Frame-Options policy that disallows it.

Can anyone tell me how to fix this issue as soon as possible. Thank You.

Asked by David 6 months ago

Last reply by kris.sor 3 days ago

Firefox will not play sound on youtube videos

Since yesterday, Firefox will not play sound on youtube videos and some other embedded videos (eg Newsflare). IE and Chrome will play the sound. Have checked the sound sy… (read more)

Since yesterday, Firefox will not play sound on youtube videos and some other embedded videos (eg Newsflare). IE and Chrome will play the sound. Have checked the sound system and everything seems OK as music still plays and websites with sound still work. Someone suggested it could be a flash player problem, but have checked Adobe flash and it is the latest version. I really don't know what the problem is. As an aside, my Train Simulator (which is run through Steam) also has no sound and it did 2 days ago!, but my Flight Simulator (also on Steam) has sound! Just can't get my head round it!! Help!!

Asked by sddsddean 5 months ago

Last reply by RedBird 4 days ago

Recently added bookmarks won't have favicons

Hello everyone! I'm having a pretty weird problem here. Whenever I add a new site, it will show that grey globe instead of it's favicon on the bookmarks. If I go to my bo… (read more)

Hello everyone!

I'm having a pretty weird problem here. Whenever I add a new site, it will show that grey globe instead of it's favicon on the bookmarks. If I go to my bookmarks and click on the recently added site, it will then load the favicon normaly, but that's the only way of "forcing" it to load.

Any idea of why this may be happening?

Asked by Nemo 5 months ago

Last reply by macciofe 3 months ago

How to fix Access Denied to http://support.microsoft.com

After the January update Mozilla Firefox reloads to many Microsoft websites delayed Access Denied. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-s… (read more)

After the January update Mozilla Firefox reloads to many Microsoft websites delayed Access Denied.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet" on this server.

Reference #18.2d15e8ac.1580920353.2dd4db75


https://support.microsoft.com/ Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.615e8ac.1580920716.53b779b2


https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-update-errors Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10164/fix-windows-update-errors" on this server.

Reference #18.5d472317.1580069149.1b9f5e94

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...update-history Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4529964/windows-10-update-history" on this server.

Reference #18.66472317.1580069133.9cd4a82b

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...cle-fact-sheet Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/20443/windows-10-battery-saving-tips" on this server.

Reference #18.5d472317.1579991513.16dd70d8

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...l-numbers-when Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/937251/disk-drive-numbers-may-not-correspond-to-the-sata-channel-numbers-when" on this server.

Reference #18.5d472317.1580051243.19dacd87



There are several hundred browser websites that are opened after reboot with Mozilla Firefox reload.

How did this happen with a reload?

Is this a cache or cookie problem?

What was changed in the January Mozilla Firefox update?

Ccleaner requires that the browser is closed to clear cache and cookies.

If this were done the several hundred webpages would no longer reopen.

How can the Mozilla Firefox browser be modified so that it no longer displays Access Denied without losing the reload option for the hundreds of websites that are currently open?

(The browser typically has the default settings)


The Google Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers can open these websites without problems. Other end users opening the same websites with Mozilla Firefox did not see Access Denied.


For this problem please indicate:

What specifically happened with the January update that may have caused this problem? If it was not the January update what else could have caused this problem? How can the problem be fixed so that the webpages that are currently open can easily be reopened after a reboot with reload? What could have been done to prevent this Access denied problem?

Asked by ineedhelpwithfirefox 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

White border in maximized window

Whenever I maximize (not fullscreen) my Firefox a white border surrounds my windows expect on the top. It even hides my taskbar. I already reinstalled it and tried to del… (read more)

Whenever I maximize (not fullscreen) my Firefox a white border surrounds my windows expect on the top. It even hides my taskbar. I already reinstalled it and tried to delete the remaining files in C:\Program Files but without any success. My Windows is 1909 and Firefox 74.0. Maybe some of you experienced the same problem and know how to fix it. Thanks for you help :)

Asked by dreia2k 2 months ago

Last reply by McCoy 2 months ago

Got a new computer in Firefox sync won't sync

I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get F… (read more)

I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get Firefox to sync, but after it's still the same, I was also switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 which made it even more nauseating

Asked by jmac21012 2 months ago

Last reply by Alik 3 weeks ago

Firefox Lockwise says I have 158 saved logins, but when I select "Logins and Passwords" nothing shows up

I have searched every support post that has anything remotely to do with my problem. I have tried booting in safe mode, downloading Firefox ESR and performing folder acro… (read more)

I have searched every support post that has anything remotely to do with my problem. I have tried booting in safe mode, downloading Firefox ESR and performing folder acrobatics with key3 and key4 files, I have disabled my anti-virus software. To no avail.

This morning, I was forced to log back in to my Firefox Browser "due to security reasons" and when I did all of my logins and passwords were gone. if I go to about:protections and scroll to the bottom of the page, Firefox Lockwise tells me that I have 158 passwords saved securely. But if I go to Logins & Passwords, there are only the 5 passwords that I have saved today since the issue began.

I NEED HELP!!!!!

Asked by tjwilson1987 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Lost all of my data

Dear support community, I opened browser this morning, some kind of crash occured.. Then firefox reseted itself, created "old data" folder on desktop. New profile was cre… (read more)

Dear support community,

I opened browser this morning, some kind of crash occured.. Then firefox reseted itself, created "old data" folder on desktop.

New profile was created and all of my data are gone (bookmarks, passes etc.) I have tried official solution to move "old" data into new profile folder, manualy import bookmarks backups, manualy import passes.. Nothing worked..

Any ideas how to get my data back?

Best regards,

Nasrat

Asked by nasrat3 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

i cannot enter anymore in my company e-mail

I cannot enter anymore in my two companies e-mail ... not directly from bars on top and not by quoting the address or just the company comein... Until last week everythi… (read more)

I cannot enter anymore in my two companies e-mail ... not directly from bars on top and not by quoting the address or just the company comein... Until last week everything was ok I think it happens after the updatin... I can eneter in my post only with my phone or tablet, no more with my pc please help

Asked by tiziana.roveretto 1 week ago

Facebook will not load on my laptop. Windows 10, Firefox 76. Emptied cookies, cache, history.

Facebook used to be ok, now stubbornly refuses to open. Acer Laptop, Windows 10, Firefox 76. Have emptied cache, cookies, history file, and pretty much everything. Nothin… (read more)

Facebook used to be ok, now stubbornly refuses to open. Acer Laptop, Windows 10, Firefox 76. Have emptied cache, cookies, history file, and pretty much everything. Nothing has any effect. When I seek to log in, I get message saying 'The page isn't redirecting properly' An error occurred during a connection to accept cookies. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies. Have tried to access Facebook using Edge, but get caught up in an endless loop. Is there something wrong with Laptop? I can access facebook on my mobile using Firefox. Any help appreciated. Cheers Chris

Asked by chris227 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago