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I am afraid that I am very confused about the changes to this site. Are the FAQs the only way to learn about the changes, or is there some documentation I am not present… (read more)

I am afraid that I am very confused about the changes to this site. Are the FAQs the only way to learn about the changes, or is there some documentation I am not presently seeing?

In addition, what happened to my older account on this site?

And where exactly are all the other posts, like I would expect to be seeing as if it were a regular forum platform?

Maybe I am more than confused. Maybe I am completely lost. Yes, my own stupidity might be a major factor for this confusion I am guilty of!

Asked by Confianza 1 week ago

Last reply by Confianza 1 day ago

Firefox is throttling speed

Hello, I had a 300mpbs connection for download, but was never able to get past 200mbps. But now today, on installing a 1gig connection, I still cannot get past 200mbps. T… (read more)

Hello,

I had a 300mpbs connection for download, but was never able to get past 200mbps. But now today, on installing a 1gig connection, I still cannot get past 200mbps. The installer blamed it on my PC's network card. But I just ran the same speed test with Microsoft Edge 64-bit, and I was able to get past 600mbps. So clearly, this problem is isolated to Firefox.

I am using the latest Firefox 32-bit. I have no addons installed. I am running Firefox on Windows 7.

After typing this post, I thought the 32-bit Firefox was probably causing the issue, so I installed the Firefox 64-bit, and the speed increased by 50mbps to 250mbps.

Thank you.

Asked by thirdyellow 4 days ago

Last reply by thirdyellow 1 day ago

What is green puzzle piece/Polly button at end of searchbar?

When I turned on my computer today there is now a green, puzzle piece button placed at the end of my searchbar. See attached When I click on it it says Polly. What is thi… (read more)

When I turned on my computer today there is now a green, puzzle piece button placed at the end of my searchbar. See attached When I click on it it says Polly. What is this for ? Why is it showing up now? Do I need it? I'm running Waterfox Classic, but there was no support tab for Waterfox, only Firefox, that's why I had to post the question here. Thank you

Asked by simpleman2 4 days ago

Last reply by simpleman2 2 days ago

no login in saved password

Good afternoon, there is no login in the saved passwords for the google account, although there is a password. How do I fix this? I have no other methods to remember or r… (read more)

Good afternoon, there is no login in the saved passwords for the google account, although there is a password. How do I fix this? I have no other methods to remember or restore the username. Please, help

Asked by maxele 6 days ago

Windows 7 System Restore won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice … (read more)

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice now..

Asked by urfy.t 6 days ago

Freezing up and not moving

I would like to know how to fix my problem. I chat with my son most nights & facebook just freezes up after a few minutes or so, I can usually get it unfrozen by rest… (read more)

I would like to know how to fix my problem. I chat with my son most nights & facebook just freezes up after a few minutes or so, I can usually get it unfrozen by restarting my pc, what else can I do? We chat sometimes for a couples of hours, but fb hardly ever works correctly, is is very frustrating. Email me with any suggestions, OK? - Thanks

Asked by Albrit2 4 days ago

Over the last few days my "Find in Page" function has stopped working.

Over the last few days my "Find in Page" function has stopped working. If I type Ctrl-F the window opens in the status bar. I can type one letter that highlights some - b… (read more)

Over the last few days my "Find in Page" function has stopped working. If I type Ctrl-F the window opens in the status bar. I can type one letter that highlights some - but not all - instances of that letter on the page. As soon as I type a second letter the field goes pink.

Is it possible this is something easy to fix without having to completely reload Firefox?

Yes, it's a very old version of Firefox. But it's worked perfectly until now.

Asked by Magelord 3 days ago

How to turn off the name of the search engine in a blue box in the address bar instead of the search shortcut as typed?

When I typed any search shortcut (let's say "w" for Wikipedia) and then Space in the address bar, the bar would have just shown "w ". After an update to 86, now typing "w… (read more)

When I typed any search shortcut (let's say "w" for Wikipedia) and then Space in the address bar, the bar would have just shown "w ".

After an update to 86, now typing "w " shows "Wikipedia" in a blue box instead of "w ". This is extremely irritating because I now can't just press Alt+D and enter a new search shortcut from scratch when I mistyped.

I have both browser.urlbar.update1 and browser.urlbar.update2 set to false.

Asked by hysknrs 3 days ago

firefox upgrade

bold textI recently chose to accept firefox suggestion to upgrade my account and now I'm not recognized anywhere and have to type everything as if I am a new customer, et… (read more)

bold textI recently chose to accept firefox suggestion to upgrade my account and now I'm not recognized anywhere and have to type everything as if I am a new customer, etc. How can I go back to my former setting?

Asked by justyna1 2 days ago

preference's

I have noticed in my options section that I can specifically pick what I want. But, looking at it from a computer performance point of view (computer speed) which setting… (read more)

I have noticed in my options section that I can specifically pick what I want. But, looking at it from a computer performance point of view (computer speed) which settings are best? In the browsing category what should I select? There are more than a few options there. Which ones do I need for good computer performance? And which ones should be not used? In the applications category what selections should I pick? There are currently many-many selections there. Are all of them needed or required? Would it be advantages to remove some? Hopefully someone can help? Thank you.

Asked by sciencemagic 2 days ago

opening new browser in new profile

I've been trying for some time to determine why my main Firefox profile, the profile I use most of the time, has a lot of trouble when I use Google Street View. The Stree… (read more)

I've been trying for some time to determine why my main Firefox profile, the profile I use most of the time, has a lot of trouble when I use Google Street View. The Street View screen essentially freezes when I try and use it. But, taking a tip from Firefox help I opened up a new profile in a new browser. When doing so, the existing Google Street View problem disappeared completely in the new browser. I call my new profile in the new browser my second Firefox browser to use. My question is, can someone explain why the problem disappears in my second Firefox browser? Looking at the options window when I open the Firefox menu, I see a few differences between the two browsers. The big difference is the second browser has much less applications in it. It has 7 applications where as my first browser has 21 applications. Is this the possible reason why the second browser doesn't have the problem that my first browser does? If so, how can I delete some of the applications in the first browser to see if that is the problem? I'm trying NOT to refresh my first Firefox browser as refreshing Firefox caused much problems for me in the past. And, it seems some Firefox aficionado's do say use caution when using a refresh. So, can someone please explain why the one browser, the new second browser, is void of the problem that plaques my first or original Firefox browser? Thank you.

Asked by sciencemagic 1 day ago

Burned By An Update To 86.0!

Hello, Just updated after a long time from 66.0.5 -> 72.0.2 -> 86.0. This is what FF wanted to do for some unexplained reason so I just let it. Now when I open a n… (read more)

Hello,

Just updated after a long time from 66.0.5 -> 72.0.2 -> 86.0. This is what FF wanted to do for some unexplained reason so I just let it.

Now when I open a new tab in an open window I get a white screen and nothing works. Entering a URL in the bar or pressing any of the buttons like home does nothing whatsoever. Just a blank white screen.

This is why I LOATHE updating anything! The odds of breaking something that was working perfectly is VERY high. Proved the point once again. I used to let FF update itself and then got burned by the Quantum update that trashed ALL of my open session windows. Turned auto-update OFF after that so that could manually grab and save a copy of the profile BEFORE any update happens.

So how do I fix this or is it a legitimate BUG that should be reported (and how to do same)?

Thanks, Steve

Asked by Steve_Sr. 1 day ago

Mail Icon does not bring up teh Windows Live mail window.

A recent Firefox update resulted in failure to bring up the Windows Live Mail New Mail Window when the Mail Icon is clicked in Windows 7. I looked in Options and see that… (read more)

A recent Firefox update resulted in failure to bring up the Windows Live Mail New Mail Window when the Mail Icon is clicked in Windows 7. I looked in Options and see that WLM is the preferred mail app. How can this be fixed ?

Dan

Asked by dan-schaaf 4 hours ago

Firefox steal focus when refreshing.

On windows 7, since ff v85.x when opening a second, third, etc FF window, each time main window refreshes, focus changes from current child window to main window. It's ve… (read more)

On windows 7, since ff v85.x when opening a second, third, etc FF window, each time main window refreshes, focus changes from current child window to main window. It's very annoying, because news are updated every 5 minutes: (Page: www.lanacion.com.ar )

Asked by isidronostalgia 3 hours ago