Unable to set Firefox as a default Browser

I Jbbattery have followed one of your article that How to set Firefox as aa default browser, but when I restart my PC then my Windows set Internet Explorer Edge as a defa… (read more)

I Jbbattery have followed one of your article that How to set Firefox as aa default browser, but when I restart my PC then my Windows set Internet Explorer Edge as a default browser ... Is it windows issue or should I have to do reinstall the Mozilla Firefox.

Asked by Ayub Hashmi 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

What is the command of opening firefox on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/689159/how-to-open-mozilla-firefox-using-command-prompt-on-windows-10/ I can open Microsoft Edge with `start msedge`, and it run out edge automa… (read more)

https://www.howtogeek.com/689159/how-to-open-mozilla-firefox-using-command-prompt-on-windows-10/

I can open Microsoft Edge with `start msedge`, and it run out edge automatically, firefox do the same thing? Here is the command I tried before, but they don't work

Asked by Kenneth Cho 6 days ago

Last reply by strafy 5 days ago

Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 5 months ago

Last reply by dulca 3 months ago

HIgh memory usage seems to continually increase!

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage! I can start … (read more)

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage!

I can start with a number of Tabs open & (after refreshing each Tab - to ensure it is "lice" & "active") I will get (according to Windows Task Manager) about 1,300MB in use.

Without opening up any more Tabs & without trying to run any Web-Based Videos, over a period of a few hours it will increase & increase & increase - perhaps getting up to 4,000MB!

I've cross checked with "about:performance" (to open FF's own Task Manager), to show the individual Tab usage, & that NEVER totals up to anywhere near the figures shown by the Windows Task Manager!!

Obviously, my FF is fully up to date!

Any comments!

Asked by John-B 5 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 10 hours ago

firefox 83 / firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting

The answers I found on the internet re firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting do not apply to my version of Firefox . There is no ADVANCED under Opti… (read more)

The answers I found on the internet re firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting do not apply to my version of Firefox . There is no ADVANCED under Options/General.

When I get firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting, the ALLOW often does not work.

How can I get rid of this feature?

Asked by cori2na 5 months ago

Last reply by Max1234-ITA 5 days ago

IDM Extension Failure

Several days ago (approximately 12-3-20) my Internet Download Manager add-on stopped working. Removing it and reinstalling it by using a link provided by IDM does not wo… (read more)

Several days ago (approximately 12-3-20) my Internet Download Manager add-on stopped working. Removing it and reinstalling it by using a link provided by IDM does not work. It will work only if I open the webpage where I intend to download (e.g.--YouTube) BEFORE I reinstall the add-on and only for as long as that page remains open. Closing the page and then reopening it somehow deactivates IDM, as it will no longer link to the video I want to download. Have tried everything i can think of to solve this, including deactivating all other add-ons and by uninstalling and reinstalling the IDM program itself. I also unchecked the "block popup windows" management tool within Firefox itself. Anyone have any ideas what is happening? Initially, I also received the error message added below, but as far as i can tell, none of my other programs are set to block IDM. The error message no longer appears.

Asked by shadowfaxblue 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

netflix error f7701 - 1003

Just downloaded firefox and getting an error on Netflix error code F7701-1003. Message also states firefox is installing components needed to play the audio or video on t… (read more)

Just downloaded firefox and getting an error on Netflix error code F7701-1003. Message also states firefox is installing components needed to play the audio or video on this page. Please try again later. I have the latest version. I am also seeing the google search engine and dont understand why firefox browser is not showing up. I am not very savvy on technical issues and would really appreciate any help.

Asked by rndh2015 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Tab Groups - are they on the roadmap?

Chrome has a really fantastic feature called "Tab Groups" - it's pretty self explanatory but it basically allows you to quickly group related sets of tabs. This is an inc… (read more)

Chrome has a really fantastic feature called "Tab Groups" - it's pretty self explanatory but it basically allows you to quickly group related sets of tabs.

This is an incredibly useful feature but it seems Firefox hasn't got anything like it.

I've tried a few of the third party add-ons such as Tree-Style-Tabs but they're all over-complicated, take up too much screen real estate or change the way tabs operate.

Is adding simple Tab Grouping functionality on the Firefox roadmap?

If not - has anyone found any good add-ons to replicate the Chrome functionality?

Asked by Sam 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

Firefox Browser crashes on Macbook Pro running Big Sur

Hello, My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-nat… (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-native apps ever since installing Big Sur. Apple won't address the problem unless I confirm that my non-native apps are compatible with Big Sur. Can you please confirm the most updated version of the Firefox Browser is compatible with Apple's Big Sur IOS? Can you also let me know if other users have experienced problems and if there is any fix?

Asked by anthony.orourke 3 months ago

Last reply by john.p.rowbotham 4 days ago