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Can't Update Adobe Acrobat NPAPI Plug-in?

...Pretty much exactly like the title says. I checked the plugin checker after updating to Firefox 30 to see if there was anything that needed updating. Of course, ther… (read more)

...Pretty much exactly like the title says. I checked the plugin checker after updating to Firefox 30 to see if there was anything that needed updating. Of course, there was: Shockwave and "Adobe Acrobat NPAPI Plug-in".

While I was able to get Shockwave up to date just fine, the Adobe Acrobat NPAPI Plug-in is presenting some trouble. As in, when I click "Update Now", instead of redirecting to an update page, it redirects right back to the Plugin Check page.

Where can I go to update this plugin? Does it need to be updated? Is this a glitch in the checker, and therefore I don't need to do anything?

Asked by ponyparty 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Why do my add-ons always disappear with a firefox update

Why does it seem like every time Firefox installs an update, all of my add-ons disappear?!! It is so GD infuriating and frustrating, because I have to go back and figure… (read more)

Why does it seem like every time Firefox installs an update, all of my add-ons disappear?!! It is so GD infuriating and frustrating, because I have to go back and figure out which ones I had and reinstall them... Why is that even a thing? Why would they design their stupid browser like that? Please correct me if I am wrong and tell me what I am doing wrong....

Asked by manfred33 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Customize isn't working and LastPass icon isn't appearing

On two different profiles, the Customize option simply isn't working. I see three different places on the GUI to click on Customize, and none works. Nothing happens when … (read more)

On two different profiles, the Customize option simply isn't working. I see three different places on the GUI to click on Customize, and none works. Nothing happens when I click on them, beyond the letters "Customize" appearing at the top of a tab.

After appearing earlier this evening, the LastPass icon is also failing to appear on both profiles.

Asked by conceptualclarity 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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how do i really stop autoplay (including autoplay triggered by scripts)

when media starts playing on my computer without my consent, this should be considered a cybercime. The only way for a video to start playing should be `right click ->… (read more)

when media starts playing on my computer without my consent, this should be considered a cybercime.

The only way for a video to start playing should be `right click -> play`

cut the nonsense with the *media.autoplay.enabled* switch. it doesnt work and it never will. as soon as the website uses any kind of scripting, this switch is ineffective.


which extension do i need to install to stop this autoplay nightmare forever?

Asked by Jazoray 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

End of Flash Player

I need to continue to use an application (Web Site) built with Flash Player for the first 3 months of 2021. Flash Player support ends on December 31st 2020. What is the … (read more)

I need to continue to use an application (Web Site) built with Flash Player for the first 3 months of 2021. Flash Player support ends on December 31st 2020. What is the plan at Mozilla in terms of restricting access to Flash Player in 2021? - For example, is there a timebomb in the browser so that Flash Player will seize to work on December 31st? - If not, would Flash Player become inaccessible following the first browser update in 2021? If yes, do we know when date is scheduled for approximately? - Will the behavior be the same for all Firefox versions (Light, Enterprise, iOS, Android, etc..). Thank you!

Asked by pascal.landreville 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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How do I add missing lines in "about:config" (issue with "save as")

I have an issue with "save as". Can't download whenever I want to choose where to copy something (plus a few other related bugs). Seems not to work when an explorer windo… (read more)

I have an issue with "save as". Can't download whenever I want to choose where to copy something (plus a few other related bugs). Seems not to work when an explorer window is supposed to pop up. I found in FF troubleshooting, that the following 3 files were missing in my "about:config": browser.download.dir browser.download.downloadDir browser.download.lastDir My question is how can I enter them properly? Hoping that's the cause for this issue.

Asked by Phil24 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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when I type to reply to email in my Gmail account the format of the text disappears

In the last month( i think after updating to frfx 58) when I type to reply to email in my Gmail account in my browser ( firefox 58.0.2) I get to see the standard formatti… (read more)

In the last month( i think after updating to frfx 58) when I type to reply to email in my Gmail account in my browser ( firefox 58.0.2) I get to see the standard formatting of the text (blue, comic sans etc) but when I actually send it, the sent email has the format disappeared and is standard format instead (in black plain font for example). This also happens in my other Gmail accounts too. I tried in MS IntExplorer and there is not a problem (meaning it is NOT my GMAIL's account settings)

Any suggestion/help?

Asked by akmsupport 2 years ago

Last reply by guigs 2 years ago

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Removing the "Press Esc To Exit Full Screen Mode"

I use FlashPlayer to watch videos on YouTube. To get rid of the notification "Press Esc To Exit Full Screen Mode," I went to about:config and changed the value of "full-… (read more)

I use FlashPlayer to watch videos on YouTube. To get rid of the notification "Press Esc To Exit Full Screen Mode," I went to about:config and changed the value of "full-screen-api.approval-required" to false. It worked until I restarted Firefox and now it doesn't.

As a matter of fact, every time I restart Firefox, it does a lot of things against my Preferences, too. It signs me out of YouTube and every other site even though I have the box checked to NOT do that.

Any real answers or am I deleting Firefox permanently and going back to Safari?

Asked by JackParker 5 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 years ago

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Did Firefox 74 introduce a minimum windows size? Can it be disabled?

Hi, I like to work with side-by-side Firefox windows, with one of the windows being far slimmer (horizontally) than the other. Since I updated to Firefox 74.0 today, I ca… (read more)

Hi,

I like to work with side-by-side Firefox windows, with one of the windows being far slimmer (horizontally) than the other. Since I updated to Firefox 74.0 today, I can't resize the windows as I like to do. I can resize them, but it's like there's a minimum fixed size to what I can resize it to and then it locks and doesn't go any slimmer from there (maybe so the browser controls don't overlap?). That fixed size is far too big for my use case, i.e. I absolutely need it slimmer. I'm not entirely sure if the previous Firefox version contained a fixed minimum size, but if it did, it was much smaller (it allowed controls to overlap, which wasn't a problem for me)

Is there a setting that I can change in Firefox 74 so that I can make the windows as slim as I require again?

Asked by Aaron 8 months ago

Last reply by dFlash 7 months ago

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What are all the font defaults?

Somehow, my browser font settings changed then I started playing around trying to fix it and it didn't work. So this is what i need: Defaults for: The font The font size … (read more)

Somehow, my browser font settings changed then I started playing around trying to fix it and it didn't work. So this is what i need:

Defaults for: The font The font size

Under advanced: Proportional and size Serif Sans Serif Monospace and size

I have looked around this site for answers and have not found a clear concise answer to this. I am hoping someone has the easy, simple answer to what I have asked. Thank you in advance.

Asked by visage13 5 years ago

Last reply by sonicfruits 5 years ago

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How to protecting add-ons manger from auto adding (auto installation hijacking Add-ons)

How to protecting add-ons manger from auto adding (auto installation hijacking Add-ons) . because most of the (layman) users are dose not consider about hijacking Add-ons… (read more)

How to protecting add-ons manger from auto adding (auto installation hijacking Add-ons) . because most of the (layman) users are dose not consider about hijacking Add-ons.

browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will a toolbar, change browser homepage to -home.tb.ask.com-, and set your default search engine to -search.tb.ask.com-.

Asked by pushpikasj 5 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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How to stop Firefox from auto refreshing every 10 seconds

I have read and applied all the fixes from previous responses to this problem and nothing works. Scrolling through Facebook is a nightmare with the page re-loading every… (read more)

I have read and applied all the fixes from previous responses to this problem and nothing works. Scrolling through Facebook is a nightmare with the page re-loading every 10 seconds, and creating a visual disturbance on screen. Please advise a permanent fix. Thanks

Asked by GaynorFoster 2 years ago

Last reply by guigs 2 years ago

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Add-ons Manager page is blank

I don't know if its the latest update (65.0.1) that did this to me since I don't know when I last went to the page, but when I go to Add-Ons Manager now, all I see is a … (read more)

I don't know if its the latest update (65.0.1) that did this to me since I don't know when I last went to the page, but when I go to Add-Ons Manager now, all I see is a blank page (or rather rows of white tiles) rather than a list of my add-ons that I can click on to modify/remove etc.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Asked by prouss 1 year ago

Last reply by JayShankar 1 year ago

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How can I change the sizes of fonts and icons in the Menu and Toolbars?

I'm using Firefox 67.0 under MX Linux. My monitor is 25" with a resolution of 1920x1200. With this resolution, the text and icons in Firefox Menu and Toolbars are tiny an… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 67.0 under MX Linux. My monitor is 25" with a resolution of 1920x1200. With this resolution, the text and icons in Firefox Menu and Toolbars are tiny and almost impossible to read. The Thunderbird add-on Theme and Font Size Changer works reasonably well for Thunderbird, so is there a corresponding add-on for Firefox?

I know that Firefox is largely developed by people who are volunteers, but it seems that a tool, as part of the basic Firefox program, should be available to make these changes without installing add-ons or modifying the code manually. Almost everyone needs to be able to tweak these things at one time or another.

Asked by Warthog-Fan 1 year ago

Last reply by Sames 1 year ago

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Address Bar Drop-Down Suddenly Super-Wide?

After the most recent update, the drop-down menu for the address bar/url bar is now the entire width of the screen, as opposed to the width of the address bar, which mean… (read more)

After the most recent update, the drop-down menu for the address bar/url bar is now the entire width of the screen, as opposed to the width of the address bar, which means that it not only looks clunky/cluttered, but there is a lot of unnecessary space. Also, the page title now displays in front of the page url, as opposed to on top like before.

So, this has prompted two questions from yours truly: 1) Why was this change made? It does not seem practical or needed from my view, and it's not the nicest-looking change either. 2) Is there a way I can get the address bar drop-down menu to look like it used to?

Edit: Also, the scroll bar for the dropdown menu is gone too. How do I replace it?

Asked by ponyparty 4 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 years ago

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How do I set up the page with my favorite sites all in the boxes?

I just got a new computer and installed firefox again. On my old desktop, the 2nd tab opened a page with sites in boxes and my customized background. Now, the 2nd tab is … (read more)

I just got a new computer and installed firefox again. On my old desktop, the 2nd tab opened a page with sites in boxes and my customized background. Now, the 2nd tab is just recent visited websites. How do I change it back to my customized page? Also, can I make the customized link age my homepage?

Asked by JesyJoy 5 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 years ago