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Will installing Firefox Developer Edition interfere with my Firefox installation???

Greetings everyone, Firefox is my preferred browser and I really prefer the Firefox Engine over Chromium that most other browsers use. I want to install a backup browser … (read more)

Greetings everyone,

Firefox is my preferred browser and I really prefer the Firefox Engine over Chromium that most other browsers use.

I want to install a backup browser that runs the Firefox Engine in case my Firefox browser has a problem.

I searched a lot and I thought installing this would be the best option: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/

However, I’m worried that installing the Firefox developer edition will change my Firefox installation…

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Asked by Helpless_Quest 1 hour ago

Last reply by Helpless_Quest 12 minutes ago

Can't access

I can't access my Rogers email. I keep getting the following message. You don't have permission to access "http://www.rogers.com/consumer/home" on this server. Reference … (read more)

I can't access my Rogers email. I keep getting the following message. You don't have permission to access "http://www.rogers.com/consumer/home" on this server.

Reference #18.3e674d68.1667492028.1007ec60

Strange thing is I can access it through other browsers and I can access it on Firefox on my tablet, but not my computer.

Asked by jbertling 1 month ago

Last reply by jbertling 18 minutes ago

Problem with syncing two browsers

Hello I’ll make this as brief as possible, so here goes. When I was working I had Firefox on my computer, my iPhone and my iPad and all three were synced together. Now t… (read more)

Hello

I’ll make this as brief as possible, so here goes. When I was working I had Firefox on my computer, my iPhone and my iPad and all three were synced together. Now that I no longer work I don’t have access to the computer any longer. Only my iPhone and iPad. Up until a few weeks ago that was fine. Both of them were still synced. Then, for reasons completely unknown, the one on the iPad became problematic. So, without giving it much thought I, installed a brand new one on the iPad. It told me to set up a login for that one which, I did , again without giving it much thought. Then, when I hit sync, nothing. And I believe that’s where the problem lies. I sat down with the iPad on one side and the iPhone on the other and went through every setting I could find. The only difference I could see was with the account names. The one on the iPhone is “overworked” which I believe was originally on all three. But when I set up the new one on the iPad, once again not giving it enough thought, I used my email address which is “gregcocks193@gmail.com.” So my belief is that the difference in the account names is why one can’t find the other. But, what to do? I don’t want to just experiment because if I do it wrong I could potentially lose the ones on the iPhone, which is the only one left that has all my bookmarks and logins, and if I lose them, they are gone forever. So I’m hoping you can tell me what to do. If I need to change one of the account names, which one? How do I do it. Or is there another way to sync them together, without changing either of the names. I really don’t know. But since I only have one shot at getting it right I’m not going to do anything until I hear back from you. I have always used Firefox and nothing else, going all the way back to ver. 17 on the computer, and I don’t want to change. So now that you know my dilemma, I hope you can help. People ask me why I don’t use Google because it’s the #1 browser, and my answer is always the same. Just because their name is plastered everywhere doesn’t make their browser better. In fact, I think their mobile browser is horrible. So please give me some advice on what to do so I can continue using Firefox.

Thanks for taking the time to read this and I look forward to getting your help.

Take care Greg

Asked by Old & Tired 23 minutes ago

Startup downloads

I've been experiencing weird downloads whenever I startup firefox. My antivirus prevents the download, and says that firefox.exe is the application responsible. I will in… (read more)

I've been experiencing weird downloads whenever I startup firefox. My antivirus prevents the download, and says that firefox.exe is the application responsible. I will include an image of the antivirus(Kaspersky) report. Deleting and reinstalling firefox seemed to fix the problem, but it returned after sometime; even when I just used youtube on firefox(I've tried this atleast 3 different times now). I am not sure if this is caused by one of my extensions, or if there is something else I've done to cause this. I'd just like to know if there is a way to fix it?

Asked by lagami056 8 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 33 minutes ago

PDF VIEWER

I'm using 107.0.1 vers. At this link it states: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-another-viewer#w_use-a-different-pdf-viewer-for-down… (read more)

I'm using 107.0.1 vers. At this link it states: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-another-viewer#w_use-a-different-pdf-viewer-for-downloaded-pdf-files

Disable the built-in PDF viewer and use another viewer

You can also set a different third-party PDF viewer to handle PDF files, instead of Firefox’s built-in PDF viewer. To switch from using the built-in PDF viewer to another viewer: 1. Click the menu button and select . 2. In the panel, go down to the Applications section. (SO WHERE IN THE HELL IS THIS SECTION???) YOU CAN'T DO I never selected Mozilla to open any pdf and there's no where to opt out or change based on what all the troubleshooting tips say... All these tips must be located on a much older version of Firefox cause they ain't in my version OR they are hid under some dubious section... Pretty frustrating....when you want to use Adobe and can't cause I'm locked in under Firefox....don't know how that has happened unless it was done automatically under one of the many current upgrades that have been coming down over the last month.

Asked by Army1 2 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 36 minutes ago

usps tracking and informed delivery does not work on firefox, but works on edge!

how is it that the usps website works on edge, but not on firefox? usps stopped working about a month ago on firefox. i already tried clearing the cashe and cookies from … (read more)

how is it that the usps website works on edge, but not on firefox? usps stopped working about a month ago on firefox. i already tried clearing the cashe and cookies from usps and that did not work, and neither did turning off ad block plus. im at a loss here.

Asked by 09grizzly550 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 37 minutes ago

Attach files to an email

Whenever I´m going to attach a file to an email, Firefox always takes me to the desktop. Is there a way to make it look in the downloads folder?, which is my default to d… (read more)

Whenever I´m going to attach a file to an email, Firefox always takes me to the desktop. Is there a way to make it look in the downloads folder?, which is my default to download files. Thanks ...

Asked by josegime 1 hour ago

Last reply by Dropa 39 minutes ago

Bookmarks disapear as soon as I start typing a new title

I have an on going problem with Firefox. Sometimes when I go to save a new bookmark, as soon as I start typing, the new bookmark vanish. I then have to go into bookmarks… (read more)

I have an on going problem with Firefox. Sometimes when I go to save a new bookmark, as soon as I start typing, the new bookmark vanish. I then have to go into bookmarks menu, find the new bookmark which may be titled "No Title" or just a "small square" and re-title it. As I start typing the first letter of the new Title. The typed letter appears on my screen and quickly vanishes. I have to retype the first letter again and then it works correctly. I have tried many things to fix this. Emptying Firefox cache, Refreshing Firefox many times, Running Windows 11 clean up corrupt files, making sure there is no spy wear of bad files on the computer. I have reinstalled Firefox many times but the problem quickly returns. ( I have wondered if something on my computer is corrupting Firefox, but I cant think, or find out, what it my be.) I have run the program Restoro many times which claims to correct problems but it doesn't fix this one. Had a technician look at it, but his advise was to contact Mozilla. The problem does not always happen and is worse when I first turn the computer on. It plays up on the first new Bookmark I make and then sometimes works correctly. My Bookmark folder is very large and contains much information in a Book, Chapter, Paragraph, Sentence structure. Has anyone experience this problem and how did they fix it? I use a dedicated Solid-state drive for my bookmarks and according to Samsung Magician it is working correctly.

Asked by bonner martin 44 minutes ago

Uncontrolled zooming on maps

On a few web pages involving maps (e.g., at https://www.pogomap.info), moving my finger on the Apple wireless mouse causes the display to zoom instead of scroll, and ofte… (read more)

On a few web pages involving maps (e.g., at https://www.pogomap.info), moving my finger on the Apple wireless mouse causes the display to zoom instead of scroll, and often it is so sensitive that the slightest finger movement causes uncontrolled zooming. Holding down the control or command key while touching the mouse does not change the behavior. I looked at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1344674 -- "uncontrolled zooming" and went to about:config and then mousewheel*action, but the parameters I see there seem to be set appropriately. Specifically, mousewheel.default.action and mousewheel.default.action.override_x are both set to 1 (Scroll normally). I also looked at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1344894 -- "disable or lock zoom" and changed mousewheel.with_meta.action to 1, but the zooming didn't change so I put it back to 3. (I assume I don't have to restart Firefox to invoke the change.) Any more suggestions?

Asked by firefox864 1 hour ago

Firefox crashing after last update.

Since the last Update, my Firefox keeps crashing and needing to restore. Sometimes it can't even find my previous tabs. Is this a known issue that you're trying to solve?… (read more)

Since the last Update, my Firefox keeps crashing and needing to restore. Sometimes it can't even find my previous tabs. Is this a known issue that you're trying to solve? ( I did a full scan with Cleaner one Pro to exclude viruses etc. It came back clean.)

Asked by kenvant 2 hours ago

Firefox is automatically updating even when I tell it not to!

I prefer to update Firefox manually, so in my Firefox settings, I have it set to: "Check for updates but let you choose to install them". So I sometimes get a message whe… (read more)

I prefer to update Firefox manually, so in my Firefox settings, I have it set to: "Check for updates but let you choose to install them".

So I sometimes get a message when I launch Firefox saying "Update available. Download the latest version of Firefox." and I click "Dismiss"

Today, I launched Firefox (v107.0), got this update message, and clicked "Dismiss". However, when I go to About Firefox, it says "Firefox is being updated by another instance".

Why is Firefox ignoring my preference?

Asked by MartyJames 2 hours ago

Firefox 104-107 has square box symptom and numerous dots on printouts instead of letters

Greetings. I waited a long time before updating from FF 88 to FF 104, concerned that the header and footer issues I previously experienced (and resolved) with FF's print … (read more)

Greetings. I waited a long time before updating from FF 88 to FF 104, concerned that the header and footer issues I previously experienced (and resolved) with FF's print preview interface would recur after updating to a newer FF version. Unfortunately after updating to FF 104 the very same issues recurred. The only solution was to disable FF's print preview interface once again and use the Mac print window instead for all printing tasks. Doing that solved the issue with headers and footers getting cut off pdfs and printed pages, but it did not solve two new issues that began after updating to FF 104, which have persisted through FF 107.

When printing emails and/or content from webpages, FF has been inserting what I believe is called square box symptom (multiple square boxes in a row with question marks in some of them) instead of the actual text that is on the email or webpage. FF is also printing a long series of dots across the page in certain areas of my emails, which I assume are the very bottom of the letters that are supposed to be there. These issues have never occurred in all my years as a Firefox user until updating to 104.

Does anyone else have these problems when printing emails and/or webpages? This behavior does not occur with every email or webpage that I print or save as a pdf, but it is prevalent enough that I am having to rely on Safari to create pdfs and/or printouts.

I've done everything I can think of to resolve these two new issues but the behaviors persist. I am attaching 2 screenshots of a recent order confirmation email that I saved as a pdf to demonstrate what the issues look like. The title of the email is cut off. All you can see is a bunch of tiny dots. The amount of the refund is nothing but dots. The title of each item in the order is a bunch of dots, as is the price on the far right. There is a row of square box symptom between some of the items in the order, followed by more missing titles and prices represented by dots, and more dots for the amount of the discount and subtotal.

I was going to submit a bug about this but wanted to inquire here first in case there is a solution that I have not tried. Clearing cookies, cache, and running Disk Utility has not resolved this. Any assistance you can give me is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by youngjane 2 days ago

Last reply by youngjane 9 hours ago

Firefox Browser Opens and Immediately Closes

Recently, I've decided to install Firefox since another program I'd like to use is dependent on it. After the simple installation the browser opened, but I carelessly clo… (read more)

Recently, I've decided to install Firefox since another program I'd like to use is dependent on it. After the simple installation the browser opened, but I carelessly closed all the tabs and it suddenly crashed. Since then no matter how many times a restart my PC, reinstall the browser or delete files, it simply closes as soon as it opens. It seems to be indicative of a file preventing it from starting, or it's missing a file, but I thought I'd ask for assistance before giving up.

Asked by STG996 10 hours ago

Last reply by STG996 3 hours ago

time is wrong on yahoo incoming and outgoing mail but does not happen with other browsers

I use Yahoo mail with Firefox browser. When I log into my mail the time is wrong on incoming mail. I have the correct system time on my computer. If I log into Yahoo f… (read more)

I use Yahoo mail with Firefox browser. When I log into my mail the time is wrong on incoming mail. I have the correct system time on my computer. If I log into Yahoo from another web browser such as Google Chrome, the time is correct and in sync with my computer system time. I contacted Yahoo support and they could not fix the problem. They told me the problem was with Firefox's browser.

Asked by harrisonpatti 3 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 hours ago

Saved devices, logins, etc.

Since the last Firefox update, my logins are no longer saved from one session to the next...and neither are my devices, even when I specifically give the site permission… (read more)

Since the last Firefox update, my logins are no longer saved from one session to the next...and neither are my devices, even when I specifically give the site permission to save the current device. I have to log in to most sites (email, bill pay, etc.) every single time, and in most cases the site insists on sending me a text or an email to verify it's me. This is entirely new behavior since the last update, and I can't figure out how to get around it. Suggestions??

Asked by dinahlee 17 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 hours ago

Firefox with Voice Over on Mac OS

I'm using Firefox on a Mac with the built-in screen reader Voice Over. When I need to log in to a web page, with a User Name & password stored in Apple's Key Chain u… (read more)

I'm using Firefox on a Mac with the built-in screen reader Voice Over. When I need to log in to a web page, with a User Name & password stored in Apple's Key Chain utility, I typically press Command-Shift-A & the User name & Password fields are automatically populated. Unfortunately, with my new installation of Firefox, I've found that the key combination in question is used to launch the "Add Ons" window. Is there a work-around for this? The Command-Shift-A is the only way that a blind user can populate those fields from Key Chain. The buttons, usually visible in or around those fields for a sighted user are inaccessible.

Thanks so much,

CJ

Asked by cj_daniel 11 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 hours ago

Cursor is stuck on firefox

I've been using an Ironclaw rgb for over a year now but recently switched to an old backup hp mouse since I forgot to charge the ironclaw. Ever since then my cursor would… (read more)

I've been using an Ironclaw rgb for over a year now but recently switched to an old backup hp mouse since I forgot to charge the ironclaw. Ever since then my cursor would only work in firefox, even though I could still alt tab to other apps, when I tried to click them it just clicked whatever was behind it on firefox. I already switched back to my main mouse and it's only gotten worse, as now it gets stuck whenever i plug in/out the mouse, even after restarting. I've had to restart multiple times since that fixes it for a short while but then it gets stuck again.

Asked by Blueice 4 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 hours ago