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Unwanted tabs keep opening up, especially on Facebook.

Unwanted tabs (as many as 10 last time) keep opening when I'm on Facebook (and sometimes Amazon) even though I don't click on anything. It's driving me nuts. How do I s… (read more)

Unwanted tabs (as many as 10 last time) keep opening when I'm on Facebook (and sometimes Amazon) even though I don't click on anything. It's driving me nuts. How do I stop it? Thanks.

Asked by barbara.stein1 1 month ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 1 hour ago

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Different PDF behavior in Firefox

When I visit the weekly newspaper http://www.mambalamtimes.in/ the PDF opens in new tab without any issues with Google Chrome. However Firefox is trying get this PDF down… (read more)

When I visit the weekly newspaper http://www.mambalamtimes.in/ the PDF opens in new tab without any issues with Google Chrome. However Firefox is trying get this PDF downloaded to the local disk instead of opening in the new tab.

I guess Firefox also has an inbuilt PDF reader so not sure why it is preferring the file to be downloaded over displaying and rendering the same inline...

Asked by Deepak K Vasudevan 2 hours ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 41 minutes 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

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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 6 hours ago

Answered by 张秋田 6 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 8 hours ago

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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 14 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 12 hours ago

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Firefox 82 Crashes on Startup in Windows 10

Yesterday I updated Firefox to version 82 and now it won't start up, it seems to immediately crash. There is no error report dialog box. This is on Windows 10 with the la… (read more)

Yesterday I updated Firefox to version 82 and now it won't start up, it seems to immediately crash. There is no error report dialog box. This is on Windows 10 with the latest patches. I tried restarting the computer, installing Firefox 82 32-bit and 64-bit versions, uninstall + reinstall, and safe mode, but none of these work. (This is on a corporate laptop so I have a limited ability to change internal system settings.) The Windows error from the event log is:

Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 82.0.0.7592, time stamp: 0x5f8738dd Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 10.0.17763.1432, time stamp: 0x80224f6f Exception code: 0xc0000409 Fault offset: 0x00000000000a4740 Faulting process id: 0x2998 Faulting application start time: 0x01d6a816d74b6186 Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll Report Id: 5ed88218-3f48-47be-8c6c-aa5af98c902b Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID:

I installed Firefox 81 and that works fine, but it constantly tries to updated and every time I restart it crashes again. It also seems like I can't access my saved logins/passwords in this older Firefox version because it's using a different profile. I'm trying to avoid updating Firefox on my other Windows 10 computer in case it fails in the same way.

Please let me know if you need any more information. Thank you.

Asked by fgennari 1 day ago

Answered by fgennari 14 hours ago

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Why is page loading so slow recently?

Did a Windows update or Firefox update cause page loading to get really slow recently? Chrome seems to have same problem. I am using latest Firefox 82.0 and latest 2004… (read more)

Did a Windows update or Firefox update cause page loading to get really slow recently? Chrome seems to have same problem. I am using latest Firefox 82.0 and latest 2004 Windows 10, Norton Security Suite, & Roboform. Any idea what changed in last couple days?

Asked by Howard Steeley 1 day ago

Answered by Howard Steeley 14 hours ago

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Help! Need to move Bookmarks, Extensions & Add-Ons to another Mac

My present iMac is failing rapidly and I will be replacing it with a new Mac very. I do not have a Time Machine backup. The only info I really need is how to copy off, to… (read more)

My present iMac is failing rapidly and I will be replacing it with a new Mac very. I do not have a Time Machine backup. The only info I really need is how to copy off, to an external drive, all the bookmarks and bookmark structure), extensions, and add-ons I have added to Firefox, and then add them to Firefox on my future Mac.

Do I just copy the Firefox app to the external drive? I looked in the Macs' base system Library and Preferences, and in my User files, but I do not see anything related to Firefox.

My old (current) and failing Mac is running the latest version of Catalina,

Thanks for any info!

Asked by fastdude 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Captcha won't load

I need to login to a website, but the captcha does not appear, I have tried other sites that use captcha and also does not appear. I have already cleared the cookies, I h… (read more)

I need to login to a website, but the captcha does not appear, I have tried other sites that use captcha and also does not appear. I have already cleared the cookies, I have reinstalled the firefox, and I have removed the malware on my pc, but the captcha still does not appear. The images load, it is only the captcha that does not load.

Asked by SeronBR 1 day ago

Answered by SeronBR 21 hours ago

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How do I contact Mozilla Firefox to ask if I'm able to get my profile backup off their cloud server?

How do I contact Mozilla Firefox to ask if I'm able to access to my Firefox profile on their cloud server? Windows 10 would not update so I contacted Microsoft Support an… (read more)

How do I contact Mozilla Firefox to ask if I'm able to access to my Firefox profile on their cloud server?

Windows 10 would not update so I contacted Microsoft Support and a technician spent two days trying to various methods to get the updates installed on my computer. After several failed attempts it was determined a Windows "reset" was needed. The reset stated it would uninstall apps but save user data. However, it appears the reset uninstalled and wiped my profile off the computer.

I've already asked a previous question using the Mozilla Firefox support section and verified the profile is in fact gone. No backups are available to rollback using Firefox and the backup profiles in the "Windows.old" and "Windows.old(1)" both contain saved profiles from after the reset.

It sounds like my last option is contacting Mozilla directly to verify my account information and see if they can access my profile on their cloud server?

So how does someone do that? Thanks

Asked by AlatorreInWA 1 day ago

Answered by AlatorreInWA 22 hours ago

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Firefox 81.0.2 (and before) saving JPGs as PNGs

For some time now, Firefox has been incorrectly identifying the type for a large percentage of JPG images, and saving them with the PNG suffix instead. Graphics programs … (read more)

For some time now, Firefox has been incorrectly identifying the type for a large percentage of JPG images, and saving them with the PNG suffix instead. Graphics programs cannot open such mislabelled files, requiring me to manually find and rename such files to give them the proper .JPG suffix to match their file type.

This is far beyond a minor issue, and needs to be addressed immediately. Please. Any suggestions on how to deal with this?

Asked by Bobby 1 day ago

Answered by Bobby 18 hours ago

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How do I enable java in Firefox 82 on Mac?

How do I enable java on Firefox 82 on my Mac? When I search it tells me to go to preferences/content .... I don't have a contents tab. Other solutions say type java in th… (read more)

How do I enable java on Firefox 82 on my Mac? When I search it tells me to go to preferences/content .... I don't have a contents tab. Other solutions say type java in the address bar... nothing.

Help?

Thx

Asked by Seevee7 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 23 hours ago

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DNS "voulez-vous vous rendre sur"

Bonjour, A chaque fois que je fais une recherche avec un seul mot dans la barre de recherche située en haut du navigateur, un message apparaît : "voulez-vous vous rendre … (read more)

Bonjour,

A chaque fois que je fais une recherche avec un seul mot dans la barre de recherche située en haut du navigateur, un message apparaît : "voulez-vous vous rendre sur" (voir image jointe).

Il semble que c'est un problème qui vient du serveur DNS. Seulement, je ne sais pas comment le configurer pour que ce message n’apparaisse plus.

Merci pour votre aide !

Asked by clem_926 21 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

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How do I disable the fullscreen animation?

Okay, I realize that this question has been asked before. I've tried to disable the toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled and also browser.fullscreen.animate. Nothing that I… (read more)

Okay, I realize that this question has been asked before. I've tried to disable the toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled and also browser.fullscreen.animate.

Nothing that I've seen on different forums work, I just want to get rid of this annoying fullscreen animation on youtube. It is driving me insane that it slowly fades to black before entering fullscreen.

Asked by MichaelTransactions 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 21 hours ago

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A few days ago my electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container

A few days ago my electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container The certificate provider has vetoed me from delivering a new certificate, because it… (read more)

A few days ago my electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container The certificate provider has vetoed me from delivering a new certificate, because it is the second time Firefox has lost a certificate in 2020. The certificates I need for any management before the administration of Spain and more now with the COVID After it is granted, you have to verify your identity with the Tax Agency, and they have already called my attention for renewing the same year a certificate that firefox loses when it is updated. I'm very, very pissed off I will have to switch to Chrome

Asked by Javier Olivares Sebastiá 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 22 hours ago

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My electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container

My electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container: A few days ago my electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container The certific… (read more)

My electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container: A few days ago my electronic certificates have disappeared from the firefox container The certificate provider has vetoed me from delivering a new certificate, because it is the second time Firefox has lost a certificate in 2020. The certificates I need for any management before the administration of Spain and more now with the COVID After it is granted, you have to verify your identity with the Tax Agency, and they have already called my attention for renewing the same year a certificate that firefox loses when it is updated. I'm very, very pissed off I will have to switch to Chrome

Asked by Javier Olivares Sebastiá 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 23 hours ago

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Passwords not in Firefox for Mac after refresh; can't even save them manually

I refreshed my browser, and after refreshing it, my passwords and log-ins were NOT imported, and I can't even save the log in information manually. Never had this issue b… (read more)

I refreshed my browser, and after refreshing it, my passwords and log-ins were NOT imported, and I can't even save the log in information manually. Never had this issue before, and I don't understand what I need to do. I have the "Old Firefox Data" on my desktop, but am totally confused about how to get that information into the refreshed browser. Not being able to re-enter the info, clicking "save", works. Help!

Asked by nosoap1 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago