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Captcha Doesn't show up. I can't authenticate in sites and entire sites don't show up.

I'm an author/writer of cozy mystery/suspense/crime/thrillers and adventure short stories. I do a LOT of research and participate in online forums for background for my … (read more)

I'm an author/writer of cozy mystery/suspense/crime/thrillers and adventure short stories. I do a LOT of research and participate in online forums for background for my books and to build my brand. I have been using Mozilla Firefox for almost 20 years and I love it. But I may be forced to change because of the two serious problems I'm having. Explanations below:

  1. 1. There are certain regular sites I go to that require me to choose images to verify I'm not a robot or click on "I'm not a Robot" in reCaptcha. I can't because those images and/or the box for eCaptcha don't show up. They're just not there. I have to sign out and sign into Microsoft Edge which I absolutely hate. If I have to change, it will probably be Google Chrome.
  1. 2. Also, many of the sites I use regularly don't show up anymore. All I can see is text down the left side. None of the images are there and I can't tell where to click to go to different pages.

This has all been going on for months. I had hoped your updates would fix this, but they haven't. I don't want to change browsers, but I may have to because I MUST be able to verify my identity and be able to see some important sites I use regularly to post comments, etc.

I hope you can help me. I'm 85 and have absolutely no technological computer knowledge so please don't send me a lot codes because I would have no idea what to do with them. I pray this can be fixed.

I have a Dell PC and am using Windows 7, 32-bit.

Thank you, Gail S. Kibby White.

Asked by GSKWAuthor 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Add-ons not showing in toolbar

Hello When it comes to add-ons, then I add three of four at once or the same purpose, I try them all out, decide if I want to keep any of them, and then remove the ones … (read more)

Hello


When it comes to add-ons, then I add three of four at once or the same purpose, I try them all out, decide if I want to keep any of them, and then remove the ones I see that do not serve my target. All normal.


I know that it requires permission in order to have an add-on show in Private Browsing, that's done.

Now I had 8 add-ons on the toolbar, I disabled two or three of them so I can try two new ones. I did not like the new ones, so I just enabled the ones I had disabled, which where previously showing in the toolbar, all of this in Private Browsing having the permission of showing them.


As I enabled the add-ons again, they are not showing anymore in the toolbar..!!

Okay, I removed them and re-added them..not showing. I also did: not allow in Private Mode, then re-allowed..not showing. I simply restarted the browser in both normal and Private Mode, and yet not showing.. I also restarted my pc, and retried all previous steps again

  • This mainly happened as I removed the extension from toolbar, then added it again.

Still also 90% of the time, just disable then enable again, and only a few are showing again. Either when disabled then re-enabled or when removed then re-added*


So, what to do ?

Asked by Mark 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

opening new tab

Hi, I re uploaded FireFox and when I used to open a new tab, it used to show all the previous sites I had been on like Yahoo, Amazon, Ebay and such. Even though I checked… (read more)

Hi, I re uploaded FireFox and when I used to open a new tab, it used to show all the previous sites I had been on like Yahoo, Amazon, Ebay and such. Even though I checked the Top Sites (4 rows) to show up when I click on a new tab..the 4 rows of sites I have viewed are not showing up yet..

So, how I do fix this and or when will I be able to see the 4 rows of sites I have just viewed?

Thank you.

Asked by MTCali70 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Is there a way to extend the hamburger settings dropdown?

Is there a way for me to extend the drop-down window on the Firefox browser from the hamburger icon? I don't enjoy having to scroll down through the menu to have to acces… (read more)

Is there a way for me to extend the drop-down window on the Firefox browser from the hamburger icon? I don't enjoy having to scroll down through the menu to have to access things like Options or Help when the menu drop-down could just drop down further so I don't have to scroll down. Is there a way I can customize this, or no?

Attached is a screenshot of the menu I'm talking about, with a circle

Thanks!

Asked by chnjspo.kk4899 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

add-on icons disappearing from customize controls evernote web clipper, keeper, zoom scheduler

Evernote web-clipper, Keeper and Zoom scheduler icons have all disappeared but appear to be installed. I have removed and reinstalled the add-ons, and restored my custom … (read more)

Evernote web-clipper, Keeper and Zoom scheduler icons have all disappeared but appear to be installed. I have removed and reinstalled the add-ons, and restored my custom controls to default and they are still not appearing. Please help.

Asked by underskirt 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

zoom setting, Change Ramdomly from My Settings, 90 %

While Playing Elvenar, My Screen size will Randomly Change from my SET 90%... All of a Sudden i'm Trying to *SEE* the Screen... @50%.. WTH?? I Have to Switch outta the Ga… (read more)

While Playing Elvenar, My Screen size will Randomly Change from my SET 90%... All of a Sudden i'm Trying to *SEE* the Screen... @50%.. WTH?? I Have to Switch outta the Game and Reset.. At some Point Later... It Switches again.. to 150% (Now I'm Looking at a BLADE of Grass on my Map Screen...) This Keeps Happening... I can't Figure out... WHY... am I BEING HACKED??

Asked by TnTiger61 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Crash Report dialog appears even when Firefox has not crashed

Over the past week, each time that I close out of Firefox normally, 30-60 seconds later a Crash Report dialog appears. I don't see any indication that Firefox has actuall… (read more)

Over the past week, each time that I close out of Firefox normally, 30-60 seconds later a Crash Report dialog appears. I don't see any indication that Firefox has actually crashed - everything looks to be working properly. If I try to send the Crash Report to Mozilla it goes into an endless loop without actually sending.

I'm running a current version of Win 10 and Firefox indicates it is up-to-date.

Thanks for your help!

Asked by mjerodriguez 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Instagram videos not playing

When I open instagram website, the videos uploaded along with the post is not playing. The thumbnail shows, but when i press the play button, it shows only black screen, … (read more)

When I open instagram website, the videos uploaded along with the post is not playing. The thumbnail shows, but when i press the play button, it shows only black screen, I can hear the audio on the video running in the background. I have the latest update for Firefox 80.0.1(64 bit) Windows 7 64 bit

Asked by donashapewear 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Energi mastenode setup.

Hello I want to setup energi masetnode and I need to import my wallet file previously created in MyEnergiWallet. Where to find „Select files to upload“ in my firefox acco… (read more)

Hello I want to setup energi masetnode and I need to import my wallet file previously created in MyEnergiWallet. Where to find „Select files to upload“ in my firefox account? Can you give me a link please? When I use link https://send.firefox.com I receive this in my browser: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/. Can you tell me whay?

Asked by vidanovicslobodan 11 hours ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 10 hours ago

Setting domains on multi-account containers, for domains that redirect immediately

This applies elsewhere, I imagine, but my current problem is "apple.news" links. I get sent these links but don't use them. (No interest in being under surveillance by A… (read more)

This applies elsewhere, I imagine, but my current problem is "apple.news" links.

I get sent these links but don't use them. (No interest in being under surveillance by Apple.)

I tried to set them up in Multi-account containers, so that I can send them to a ghetto, but at least try to use them. I found no way to do this. (I also found the interface clunky and unintuitive.) (I did find how you set a domain there but redirection is long past by the time you can do that.)

(I'm happy setting the Windows registry, designing configuration systems for programs, and the like so making setting is not a terror for me, please don't answer as if I'm a dufus in that regard. Thank you.)

Where do I make a configuration setting to force these containers to do what I want?

Asked by Mike Gale 15 hours ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 12 hours ago

Firefox closed unexpectedly - lost all tabs!

I have 2 windows of firefox and i close it using bat file. Which terminates process firefox. I used it like that long time and never had problem. However i launched firef… (read more)

I have 2 windows of firefox and i close it using bat file. Which terminates process firefox. I used it like that long time and never had problem. However i launched firefox and it said some error and gave me 2 choices: either start in safe mode or refresh. I clicked on refresh and now all my tabs are gone. I checked under history and closed windows - there is nothing... Any way to get my tabs back?

Also how to avoid this issue, if you close window one by one. Than you go to go to library and history and manually restore window, or press some hotkey. Even that is annoying, instead of just using bat file to kill process and than you have both windows open. Because sometimes close window won't safe, if you use hotkey. So i gave up on that...

Asked by empleat 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 16 hours ago

Main screen window is non excisting

I am missing the The screen window. The task view bar show all the normal windows active in firefox. As far, as I can se firefox is else behaving normal, so if I could r… (read more)

I am missing the The screen window. The task view bar show all the normal windows active in firefox. As far, as I can se firefox is else behaving normal, so if I could read the text in taskbar windows I would not have any problems.

for the same reason, i cant get in safe mode or Troubleshooting Information .

Version 80.0.1

Asked by Verner 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

Open Link in New Tab closes when clicking links from it

Have disabled pop up blockers and tried disabling all privacy things, it just keeps closing that new tab when clicking anything from the website. Atm my workaround is to … (read more)

Have disabled pop up blockers and tried disabling all privacy things, it just keeps closing that new tab when clicking anything from the website.

Atm my workaround is to just copy link address, manually open new tab, and copy it there.

This bug has been there for years.

Asked by MN 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

OneTab

OneTab has not be repopulating with all of my saved websites lately (last 5-6 days). It has eventually come back but today, its not happening. I have a tab that is my On… (read more)

OneTab has not be repopulating with all of my saved websites lately (last 5-6 days). It has eventually come back but today, its not happening. I have a tab that is my OneTab tab that has my saved websites in it. That tab exists still but it is empty. None of my saved websites are there. Also, the OneTab icon has disappeared. There is a space where it used to be and if I click on that space it goes to the description of OneTab so it is still (sort of) there, but... How do I get OneTab to work again. I don't want to lose the list of websites I saved. Thanks.

Asked by geri3 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 19 hours ago

Printing images not working since the latest update

I can't print images, such as labels from FedEx.com. The labels show on the monitor but when you try to print via Firefox, it only has a border, but it's blank where the … (read more)

I can't print images, such as labels from FedEx.com. The labels show on the monitor but when you try to print via Firefox, it only has a border, but it's blank where the image should be. It works fine in IE, Edge, Chrome or if I copy the image and paste it to word or a different browser or file, just not via Firefox. Not sure how to fix it, it used to work fine but the recent update broke the printing functionality as well as the drop down menus. Even the one here in Firefox, selecting the response for "Which topic best describes you question?" is completely unresponsive and does not work. I have to use the down arrow to select the correct response. PLEASE FIX THESE ISSUES.

Asked by itinerant.soul75 20 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 19 hours ago

Search failed to match sound

When searching within a web page using CTRL-F, as soon as you type enough characters that don't match anything in the page, as in string not found, it makes a loud annoyi… (read more)

When searching within a web page using CTRL-F, as soon as you type enough characters that don't match anything in the page, as in string not found, it makes a loud annoying sound much like Win98 booting. How DO I TURN THAT OFF?

Asked by hazelwood.matthew 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 19 hours ago

Firefox Autofill Frustration, Am I doing it wrong?

I love the AutoFill feature, with some exceptions. And I am hoping someone can offer a solution, even if it is to tell me I am doing it wrong. It seems like others would … (read more)

I love the AutoFill feature, with some exceptions. And I am hoping someone can offer a solution, even if it is to tell me I am doing it wrong.

It seems like others would have a similar problem, and it is sort of difficult to explain, although I'd think there would be a simple solution. Anyway, let me try to explain...

When I use the autofill option, it is usually while placing an order, or filling out my account details for whatever shopping site, or gaming profile, etc. But I have multiple addresses I need to consider when I am shopping, and need to send the order to one or the other, instead of my regular address. Like placing an order that I want sent to my mother's address.

As anyone knows, when you change something, like the address, state, zip or phone number, you end up with several autofill entries. Like this...

First Name, Last Name (My primary info, but I can't see it in the pop-up) First Name, Last Name (My primary info, but my work address, which I also don't see) First Name, Last NAME First Name, Last Name FIRST NAME, Last Name First Name, Last Name

These pop up, all valid options, the next time you start filling out a form. Which is great, because ONE of them is the one you would like to use, but there is no way to see WHICH one points to the one you need. The first one is my normal address, phone, etc, but the autofill pop up doesn't show you anything other than the name, the second is my work, but I can't see that it is... only the name. The third might be my mom's address, but again, I have no idea because only my name is shown...etc etc etc.

Is there a better autofill plugin out there, one that lets you label them? Or some way to show more than just the name? Just showing me the same name 12 times, without any way to know what the right one to use is, kinda makes the autofill feature useless for me. If I only had one phone, or one address, etc, the feature would work great. But since I have about a dozen addresses I routinely use, each with their own unique state or zipcode, or phone number, has rendered autofill useless unless I only need the common "top" one.

I hope I've made it clear what the problem is. And no, using a unique firefox profile for each is not the answer. I'd have to log out/off firefox and switch profiles several times in one shopping or gaming session, which would only make the solution highly annoying.

It would be nice to find a plugin, or any other solution, that would let me label, or differentiate each from the other when the autofill pop-up gives me the option to fill the form.

Like... Home - First Name, Last Name Work - First Name, Last Name Mom's - First Name, Last Name Gary's - First Name, Last Name

Anyone have a solution, or feel my pain? Or am I simply doing it wrong?

ANY help is greatly appreciated.

Asked by ldw 2 months ago

Last reply by Murf 20 hours ago