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Firefox 81.0.2 - No File Explorer window

Since a recent update (within the last couple weeks) I am no longer able to select file or folder locations. The file manager window doesn't show up, but the browser acts… (read more)

Since a recent update (within the last couple weeks) I am no longer able to select file or folder locations. The file manager window doesn't show up, but the browser acts like it's open.

Screen recording of the issue can be found at the following link. It shows both upload and download attempts from a server on my local network. https://youtu.be/pDTZ3tisDqo

I have tried disabling the adblocker, but get the same result. this happens on all sites

I recieved the 81.0.2 update this morning, and the problem remains

Asked by PoodlePuncher 1 week ago

Last reply by NoRain 1 hour ago

I just downloaded 82 after being bugged by the "can't update" notice...82 does the same thing immediately after loading?????

I just downloaded 82 after being bugged by the "can't update" notice...82 does the same thing immediately after loading????? I'm getting close to giving in and going to a… (read more)

I just downloaded 82 after being bugged by the "can't update" notice...82 does the same thing immediately after loading????? I'm getting close to giving in and going to another browser. Bruce

Asked by bhcva 21 hours ago

Last reply by bhcva 1 hour ago

Browser Crash and Start-up error

so when ever i open my browser after restarting my laptop, it shows an error which say "do you want to close this browser" and it hangs for around 20 seconds. after waiti… (read more)

so when ever i open my browser after restarting my laptop, it shows an error which say "do you want to close this browser" and it hangs for around 20 seconds. after waiting 20 seconds and close the error pop-up the browser starts to work but like very slow and sometimes it crashes as well in the start. please tell me how to fix this issue.

Asked by farazehsan6 4 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 hours ago

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tabs are superimposed on bookmark folders

Problem began with not being able to open a new tab. I updated to FF 78.0.2. Now I still cannot open a new tab and my tabs are superimposed on my bookmark folders. Clicki… (read more)

Problem began with not being able to open a new tab. I updated to FF 78.0.2.

Now I still cannot open a new tab and my tabs are superimposed on my bookmark folders. Clicking on that menu bar opens a folder, not a tab. FF is unusable.

Also, the three coloured buttons, appear down on the webpage rather than in the menu bar. In order to get them out of there, I have to create a title bar that holds only them and the title of the page I'm on which seems a waste of space. Can I get them on the bar next to the search box?

Image attached.

Thanks for any help. Greatly appreciated.

Asked by annieyoung1001 3 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 months ago

Support RSS+

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could re… (read more)

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could revolutionize the way we subscribe to content updates, removing the need to rely on emails/newsletters in a lot of cases (then being more eco-friendly)? Users would receive content updates notifications directly in the browser, their feeds being synchronized through their browser account, etc.

Web developpers would just have to place subscription buttons: <input type="subscribe">

And a W3C Standard would unify how browsers should implement the "Subscription" feature, focusing on UX (I feel this is the point influencing usage data for the most part, RSS still being a tech-savvy thing).

Feeds handling was removed in 2018 in Firefox.

Asked by Victor 6 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 hours ago

Firefox Proxy about:blank

Hello, I installed a proxy on Firefox. On the website facebook.com when I click on a button that open a new firefox window to connect my instagram account to my facebook … (read more)

Hello,

I installed a proxy on Firefox. On the website facebook.com when I click on a button that open a new firefox window to connect my instagram account to my facebook page, it opens a white page with "about:blank" URL instead of the instagram registration page. What does it mean and what am I supposed to do to solve it?

Thank you.

MARTIN Raphaël

Asked by raphmartin1999 4 hours ago

Import passwords and logins from .csv file

Hello All, I am trying to import passwords & logins from a .csv file to FF version 82.0 I have enabled "import from a file" option and have a .csv f… (read more)

Hello All,

               I am trying to import passwords & logins from a .csv file to FF version 82.0   I have enabled "import from a file" option and have a .csv file which I exported from FF version 81.0 I believe. I click on import from a file and browse to the file, click Open, and the dialog box disappears, BUT, the passwords don't appear in FF

Lockwise, even after I restart FF. Makes me want to switch to Chrome when crap like this happens, or rather doesn't happen. Any help and advice gratefully received.

TIA, Dave.

Asked by winter_david1 4 hours ago

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Impossible to make Firefox default browser

Windows 10 fails to include Firefox in the list of default browsers. Microsoft Edge, Edge Chromium and Look for an app in the Microsoft Store are the only options. Also F… (read more)

Windows 10 fails to include Firefox in the list of default browsers. Microsoft Edge, Edge Chromium and Look for an app in the Microsoft Store are the only options. Also Firefox is not included in the list of apps and features. (Latest Firefox 81 installed and latest Windows update installed.)

Asked by laura.raison 5 hours ago

Answered by 张秋田 5 hours ago

I can't add search engines

When I click the "Add to browser" option on findfind.it (https://www.findfind.it) it used to ask me whether i want to add a new search provider. Now if I click it nothing… (read more)

When I click the "Add to browser" option on findfind.it (https://www.findfind.it) it used to ask me whether i want to add a new search provider. Now if I click it nothing happens anymore.

How can I add it to my search engines?

My system is freshly installed Win 10 with firefox being the only program on this computer.

Asked by derbengale 5 hours ago

Text-to-Speach funktion missing in Reader view

With Firefox 49 a Text-to-Speach funktion was introduced into Reader View Menu. It worked very well for long time. Last time I want to use it I found out is not availabl… (read more)

With Firefox 49 a Text-to-Speach funktion was introduced into Reader View Menu. It worked very well for long time. Last time I want to use it I found out is not available any more in my Reader View. I run Version 81.0.2 on Windows 10 and looks like this funktion is gone. Does somone know how to enable it again? See picture attached. Thank you

Asked by firefox1054 6 hours ago

Gaming in full screen mode

Hi I play jackpotjoy slots on facebook and in order to access the chat feature the game needs to be played in full screen mode. Firefox allows me to go full screen and i … (read more)

Hi I play jackpotjoy slots on facebook and in order to access the chat feature the game needs to be played in full screen mode. Firefox allows me to go full screen and i can see the chat ect but as soon as i click on any key it goes back to small screen. Any ideas please and thanks... Ryan.

Asked by ryanhollywood1990 7 hours ago

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Manage Excepitions in Privacy and Security

I have chosen to delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. However I want to make certain exceptions. That normally works fine. However that are certain sites … (read more)

I have chosen to delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. However I want to make certain exceptions. That normally works fine.

However that are certain sites that are listed in the "Managing Data"-list that are not proceeded with a "https://www...", a typical example is "google.com".

I have not been able to add such sites to the exceptions.

If I just write "google.com" in "Address of website", and choose Allow, the system automatically adds a "https://www.../ in front so the exceptions list looks like . . https://www. google.com . and the cookies listed as google.com are deleted when I close Firefox.

How can I add such sites to the exceptions?

Asked by LarsGardneus 2 days ago

Answered by LarsGardneus 7 hours ago

Thermal Printer does not work on version 82

We are using Thermal Printers on our shops to print tickets, everything was working great with Firefox 81.0.2 and still works, but with version 82.0 is not printing good,… (read more)

We are using Thermal Printers on our shops to print tickets, everything was working great with Firefox 81.0.2 and still works, but with version 82.0 is not printing good, if have tried alot of settings but nothing works, I tried to change printer settings, Firefox setting for printing but the result is the same. In other side with 81.0.2 it works great.. Our clients wants to use Firefox 82.0 for their reasons but we can't make it work there.

Asked by flakron.sa 1 day ago

Last reply by flakron.sa 7 hours ago

Tabs overlapping/freezing

Can somebody please help me with this issue? When I open a new tab/website, it overlapse with already openend tabs. And from there on it freezes (See image). I've been ha… (read more)

Can somebody please help me with this issue? When I open a new tab/website, it overlapse with already openend tabs. And from there on it freezes (See image). I've been having this issue for years now.

Asked by 179729 9 hours ago

Can't get on Facebook with Firefox

For the past few days Firefox will not let be get on Facebook. It's not a Facebook problem as I can use it on my phone, or with Chrome, just not with Firefox which is my… (read more)

For the past few days Firefox will not let be get on Facebook. It's not a Facebook problem as I can use it on my phone, or with Chrome, just not with Firefox which is my usual browser.

I don't really want to change my browser but I'll have to if the answer is something technical - I've never been technical but now I'm 73 it's too late to learn new stuff, I just want it to work like it always has!

Asked by bikergran29 1 day ago

Last reply by Henry_M 10 hours ago

When using Outlook.live.com, I can't open pdf files or word files. I get an OWA Error 500

A week ago I started getting errors while reading emails and trying to open/download attachments like PDF's and Word files. I get an OWA 500 error. I share my machine … (read more)

A week ago I started getting errors while reading emails and trying to open/download attachments like PDF's and Word files. I get an OWA 500 error.

I share my machine with my wife and if I go into her account, use the same version of FireFox and the same Outlook.live.com for email and try to open the same attachments for the same emails, I DO NOT get the same errors. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Asked by Len Belanger 20 hours ago

Last reply by Henry_M 19 hours ago

Enabling Javascript on Firefox 27

With the new Gmail update, Firefox 27.0.1 no longer allows me to sign into my account, as it says my browser does not support Javascript. Is there any method or add-on I … (read more)

With the new Gmail update, Firefox 27.0.1 no longer allows me to sign into my account, as it says my browser does not support Javascript. Is there any method or add-on I can use to enable Javascript on my old Firefox version? I tried using about:config, but I forgot my password and cannot log in.

Asked by rahimmzaman2 13 hours ago

Last reply by James 11 hours ago

Firefox back button

When I go to Bing image search, a single click of the back button does not take me back from whence I came. However, after many double clicks of the back button does most… (read more)

When I go to Bing image search, a single click of the back button does not take me back from whence I came. However, after many double clicks of the back button does mostly return back but never on a single click or one double click. Any ideas?

Asked by john.rovcom 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 hours ago