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Installing the latest version of Firefox

I just tried to install the latest version of Firefox, but couldn't. Not because the link did not work, but because of 2 different warnings not to I got. 1 was from Windo… (read more)

I just tried to install the latest version of Firefox, but couldn't. Not because the link did not work, but because of 2 different warnings not to I got. 1 was from Windows and the other from Avast. I'm concerned about the warnings. Can anyone help me with this?

Asked by strshne420 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 hours ago

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Google and privacy

Everytime I look for something in google it keep asking my preferences. Is it possible to "store" preferences for google so that it does not ask everytime? Thanks! … (read more)

Everytime I look for something in google it keep asking my preferences. Is it possible to "store" preferences for google so that it does not ask everytime?

Thanks!

Asked by giulio.sandini 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

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Firefox Homepage Tab

[Win 10] A few days ago something happened with Firefox. A message appeared saying "sorry - error". Anyway, I had to rebuild the whole thing. But, the little house symbol… (read more)

[Win 10] A few days ago something happened with Firefox. A message appeared saying "sorry - error". Anyway, I had to rebuild the whole thing. But, the little house symbol for the Homepage Tab is missing. It isn't even available where the choices for Menu Bar appear. I did not cause this problem. My older pc, also Win 10 is perfectly O.K. Any "Help" just brings me back to the older information from 2011.

Asked by norm_amron 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Web page not loading

Hi, binance margin page won't load on firefox, all other pages are fine but that one just goes to blank white screen when I click on it, any ideas on how to fix please? I… (read more)

Hi, binance margin page won't load on firefox, all other pages are fine but that one just goes to blank white screen when I click on it, any ideas on how to fix please? I have cleared cache/cookies and tried private window

Asked by garynagra 3 days ago

Answered by garynagra 11 hours ago

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Proton needs a "kill" switch

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the brow… (read more)

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the browser market continues to slide, upgrades like "proton" are the main reason.

Asked by dvdmaven 9 hours ago

Answered by Seburo 8 hours ago

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Open links in tabs instead of new windows different in W11

I set "Open links in tabs instead of new windows" and it opens the bookmark link in a new tab in W10. It opens the bookmark link in the current tab in W11. Both are v93. … (read more)

I set "Open links in tabs instead of new windows" and it opens the bookmark link in a new tab in W10. It opens the bookmark link in the current tab in W11. Both are v93.

My preference would be the W10 way.

Not sure why this would be an OS related issue but there we are.

Regards

Kevin

Asked by kjcmalden 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Lost of all opened TABs in all my opened windows

Hello there !!! Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, al… (read more)

Hello there !!!

Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, although I had checked the box "Restore previous sessions" in the settings section.

I opened "settings" and I saw this box unchecked !!!!!

The unfortunate event of this failure is that I restarted Firefox and even worse I restarted the PC.

Now I wonder, after all these, if there is a way to restore all my lost TABs that, I believe, there are hidden somewhere...

Asked by rogergr311049 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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SSA website not working in Firefox 93.0.

I have recently had a problem with Firefox 93.0 SSA website fails to login. I have refreshed Firefox and removed all extensions. Cleared all data. Deleted Cookes file. et… (read more)

I have recently had a problem with Firefox 93.0 SSA website fails to login. I have refreshed Firefox and removed all extensions. Cleared all data. Deleted Cookes file. etc. It keeps failing I have never had an issue before. I am able to login with Edge no problem.

Asked by sotackd 1 day ago

Answered by sotackd 22 hours ago

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Number of tabs

In the current version of Firefox, if (which is very rare) I go and open more than 17 tabs, some go off the one end of the top of the screen, and I must scroll over to fi… (read more)

In the current version of Firefox, if (which is very rare) I go and open more than 17 tabs, some go off the one end of the top of the screen, and I must scroll over to find them. If I remember, on a very old version it was either 15 or 11 tabs before that happened.

Is there a way for me to change the 'limit number of tabs before they go off the end'? I would rather like to do that, but I have not found how. I would be most grateful if you can help.

Thanks,

Peter

Asked by PeterKoro 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 23 hours ago

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Pop-up window won't fully display on webpage

On bankofamerica.com, when I log in, it asks for acknowledgment and once I give it, a terms and timeout timer window is supposed to pop up with a 'continue' button furthe… (read more)

On bankofamerica.com, when I log in, it asks for acknowledgment and once I give it, a terms and timeout timer window is supposed to pop up with a 'continue' button further down. I only get the top 1/4" or maybe 1 line of the window and can not get past this point. It works fine on other major browsers. Any ideas on why?

Asked by justin.spitzer 1 day ago

Answered by justin.spitzer 1 day ago

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Lost Firefox data after trouble shooting ""A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time" error on Mac. Any way to recover my info?

I had an issue where when I tried to open firefox I received an error that said ""A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time". Afte… (read more)

I had an issue where when I tried to open firefox I received an error that said ""A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time". After looking at some other support articles I came across this article that appeared to fix the issue after entering a command in terminal https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1254772, and I guess I deleted the wrong version because after being able to reopen my browser I had none of my saved bookmarks, extensions, history, or any other account info.

Is there any way I can recover my lost browser info or am I just completely SOL?

Asked by ian83124 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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I cannot alow permission

I cannot allow permission for a certain website and there is no allow or deny when I put in website feel like something is blocking it. I want to allow https://interviews… (read more)

I cannot allow permission for a certain website and there is no allow or deny when I put in website feel like something is blocking it. I want to allow https://interviews.indeed.com/interviews/test/

I have attached my screen shot.

Asked by franick 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Spell Check

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings… (read more)

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings are correct but still doesn't work properly.

Asked by Diddy_Pickle_Wicks 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Cant get bookmarks to show on the left of the page.

My FIrefox was freezing. I did a refresh. My bookmarks, which I had on the left of the page, are now at the top. The icon that I could click to make the bookmarks on the … (read more)

My FIrefox was freezing. I did a refresh. My bookmarks, which I had on the left of the page, are now at the top. The icon that I could click to make the bookmarks on the left, which used to be at the top of the page, is gone. How do I get my bookmarks on the left of the page?

Thanks

Asked by fosebepl 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Finding in which Folder a bookmark belongs

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but… (read more)

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but can't see or find which folder it's in. Thus I can't sort it or move it to another folder. A column in search results showing Folder would be fabulous!

Asked by rlj2 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Default application for PDFs

Recently, when I try to open an PDF, it opens in a new Firefox window, although I have Adobe Acrobat DC installed and working. I have tried changing the Firefox settings … (read more)

Recently, when I try to open an PDF, it opens in a new Firefox window, although I have Adobe Acrobat DC installed and working. I have tried changing the Firefox settings but this still happens. How do I stop Firefox being the default for opening PDFs, please? I suspect Firefox seems to think PDFs are HTML documents.

Asked by Roger Thomas 5 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago