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allow copy and paste from word to my school program

When I create a word document and attempt to copy and paste it into my college discussion board, it states that Mozilla does not allow me to do so and to contact firefox … (read more)

When I create a word document and attempt to copy and paste it into my college discussion board, it states that Mozilla does not allow me to do so and to contact firefox to release the restrictions.

Asked by Gooskie 7 years ago

Answered by kobe 7 years ago

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Firefox disabled my adobe flash player

Firefox just out of nowhere decides to disable the flash plug-in without asking me. And everytime I go to a site that uses flash, I have to see this message (see link bel… (read more)

Firefox just out of nowhere decides to disable the flash plug-in without asking me. And everytime I go to a site that uses flash, I have to see this message (see link below.)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/why-do-i-have-click-activate-plugins

So how do I reactivate the flash plugin without updating it? The reason I do not update it, is because when I update it, I get a constant pop-up error message. And when I uninstall my flash altogether, the constant error pop-up messages stop, but now I get the "you don't have it installed" message. And when I download an outdated version

So no matter what I do, I have problems with this. I don't want to have to keep clicking the "always activate plugin for this site" button, for every site I visit on the world wide web, because that is out-of-this-world annoying.

I'm getting really irritated by firefox, and their bull. I will not update because you can't keep up.

Asked by zzzzzzzz123 7 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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New blank tabs default to the "duck duck go" browser. How do I stop this?

When I open a new tab in Firebox, by clicking the "+" sign beside the existing tabs, the newly opened tab defaults to a page I don't want. How do I make it default to a p… (read more)

When I open a new tab in Firebox, by clicking the "+" sign beside the existing tabs, the newly opened tab defaults to a page I don't want. How do I make it default to a page I select, such as Google?

Asked by rleacock 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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In "Set your default programs" under Win7, file associations of Firefox are tampered!

In "Set your default programs" under the Control Panel of Windows 7, Firefox does appears in the "Programs" list on the left. But, its icon is that of Windows Media Play… (read more)

In "Set your default programs" under the Control Panel of Windows 7, Firefox does appears in the "Programs" list on the left. But, its icon is that of Windows Media Player.

After I click on the program's name (Firefox) to display the details on the right, I notice the icon for Firefox becomes that of Windows Media Player, too. And, "Mozilla Corporation" becomes "Microsoft Corporation."

If I click on "Set this program as default", files of these types are opened by Windows Media Player, not by Firefox: htm, html, shtml, xht, xhtml.

So, I have to manually associate those file types with Firefox from "Associate a file type or protocol with a specific program."

To solve this problem, what registry entries should I edit?

Asked by drkh 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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I wake up every day to a new open tab within Firefox that is either sponsor or fix this how can i get that to stop

I leave my pc running all night. I will have only my email tab open and when i get up in the am another tab is open and it might say "sponsor" on the tab and within the … (read more)

I leave my pc running all night. I will have only my email tab open and when i get up in the am another tab is open and it might say "sponsor" on the tab and within the screeen it will say fix your slow problem now or a new game it wants me to down load. Its annoying . I'm ready to delete Firefox and go back to Internet exployer if it doesnt not bringing up this garage. Ive ran security checks and I dont have a virus. What is causing this new tab to appear?

Asked by Davideig 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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I need english Firefox version 22

I've read every answer to every question about downgrading Firefox. This time I want to upgrade from 19.0.2 to Firefox 22. I know where the index of versions reside. W… (read more)

I've read every answer to every question about downgrading Firefox. This time I want to upgrade from 19.0.2 to Firefox 22. I know where the index of versions reside. What I don't know is how to identify the English version. I want to download the full version... no stubs please. I've found three different setup.exe... one is empty, and the other two are not in English.

Can someone please point me to the correct directory so I can upgrade to version 22. I use Kaspersky virus software and they seriously cannot keep up with Mozilla updates. So I stay several versions behind. I would change my virus protection BUT I won't ever use Norton again as they allowed trojans onto my machine. I'd rather have Kaspersky but they're not updating their password manager or tool bars as fast as Mozilla.

Any help here? I really am a Firefox fan and would like to stick with it.

Asked by sdaugherty55 7 years ago

Answered by finitarry 7 years ago

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Since a few weeks a pictogram in the navigation toolbar is missing. When I use Internet Explorer it is still there, not in Firefox

In the navigation toolbar I had a security pictogram installed. During some weeks this pictogram is missing in Firefox. When I open the browser with Internet Explorer it … (read more)

In the navigation toolbar I had a security pictogram installed. During some weeks this pictogram is missing in Firefox. When I open the browser with Internet Explorer it is still there.

Asked by lotamy 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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Bing made itself my homepage and I cannot undo it.

I use yahoo as my homepage. Now Bing is my homepage. I keep changing it back to Yahoo and it keep changing itself back to Bing. How do I stop it doing this? I have delete… (read more)

I use yahoo as my homepage. Now Bing is my homepage. I keep changing it back to Yahoo and it keep changing itself back to Bing. How do I stop it doing this? I have deleted Bing in my program list, but that did not help.

Asked by busymom 7 years ago

Answered by BeverlyL 7 years ago

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I want the tab bar to change instantly when I click < or >.

When I click the < or > arrows on the left of right of the tab bar the tabs slide slowly and smoothly and waste time in the process. I hate the way it looks and I w… (read more)

When I click the < or > arrows on the left of right of the tab bar the tabs slide slowly and smoothly and waste time in the process. I hate the way it looks and I want it to move one tab horizontally left or right instantly.


browser.tabs.animate is already set to false.

Asked by Chuck Baggett 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Can't attach files in Outlook.com

Ever since my Hotmail account was upgraded to Outlook, the file attachment button doesn't work. The arrow doesn't even turn into a hand - it's as if Firefox doesn't even … (read more)

Ever since my Hotmail account was upgraded to Outlook, the file attachment button doesn't work. The arrow doesn't even turn into a hand - it's as if Firefox doesn't even see it. It works fine in IE, but I prefer to use Firefox. I have seen various people offering solutions such as getting the latest version of Silverlight or disabling it, removing Adblocker and installing Webmail Adblocker instead. I have tried all these options and nothing works.

Surely this is an issue with Firefox that needs to be resolved. Until then I would like a work around solution.

Asked by squarebubble 7 years ago

Answered by squarebubble 7 years ago

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How to get rid of Bing REALLY!

SUPPOSEDLY this issue was solved; it wasn't, not by any of the answerers. I solved it. I tried Search Reset 0.2 and found that it did NOTHING. Same problem: Every time yo… (read more)

SUPPOSEDLY this issue was solved; it wasn't, not by any of the answerers. I solved it. I tried Search Reset 0.2 and found that it did NOTHING. Same problem: Every time you open a new tab, Bing opens the accursed thing (I blame Mozilla because when I installed the package I got from their site, it informed me during installation that it was optimized for Bing and I LOATHE Bing and was pissed because no non-Bing alternative was offered), NOT the default New Tab page with recently used page panes on it. I removed a disabled toolbar incompatible with this newer version of Firefox, uTorrent Community Toolbar, and Webroot toolbar (keep in mind that the Search Reset is supposed to be a No Restart Required add-on). I restarted, opened a new tab, and was gratified to see NO BING BULLCRAP.

One might argue that this was covered and closed already. Not exactly, not specifically. Generalities are NO GOOD for specific problems. I can't explain WHY this worked, because NONE of the toolbars had anything to do with Bing, and none of the toolbars in question had been active (uTorrent Community Toolbar had been removed in Control Panel> Programs & Features, yet still showed up in Firefox's toolbars list; this seems to happen with Firefox sometimes).

I don't need an answer...NOW, but I think a few others might find this works for them. For a variety of reasons, not everyone will get the same results, or even SEE this problem on their systems. I would have added this to the question that didn't satisfy me, but someone CLOSED it.

Asked by gremlinkurst 7 years ago

Answered by Joshua Smith 7 years ago

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Cannot upgrade Firefox for OSX 10.8.3

I have letest iMac running OSX 10.8.3. I get notifications to upgrade my Firefox to the latest version but when I try to do it I get a "Software Update Window" which says… (read more)

I have letest iMac running OSX 10.8.3. I get notifications to upgrade my Firefox to the latest version but when I try to do it I get a "Software Update Window" which says "Downloading Firefox" and "Connecting to the update server....", the bue line keeps running from left to right but nothing happens.

If I try to do a manual update I am told my current version is 19.0.2 and that "you are currently on the release update channel". If I click on "check for updates" it tells me that updates are available at www.firefox.com. If I go there I am on a Firefox for Android page and at a dead end as to what to do............

Please advise.

Asked by froggy74 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Issues "pinning" to the New Tabs Page

When I attempt to "pin" a top site from my bookmarks (drag then drop), per the instructions given by Firefox, it doesn't pin it. All it does is open the page in a tab. I … (read more)

When I attempt to "pin" a top site from my bookmarks (drag then drop), per the instructions given by Firefox, it doesn't pin it. All it does is open the page in a tab. I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix this?

Additional info: I also cannot pin the website while open because the "pin" thing that Firefox talks about in the top left corner doesn't appear. I'm running the latest version of Firefox with a Windows 7 (SP2) OS Platform, in the "default" theme. My homepage loads fine. If there's anything else you need to know, ask me.

Asked by HeatherReeene 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Why is FF able to save and update passwords for sites other than Blackboard?

I'm able to save and update passwords on other sites, but not on Blackboard Learn for my university. They require us to change our pw's every so often and I think I notic… (read more)

I'm able to save and update passwords on other sites, but not on Blackboard Learn for my university. They require us to change our pw's every so often and I think I noticed this after Blackboard had done a few updates to their site. It will still load autofill with my old account and password, but not update it. I deleted the stored password and tried to get FF to remember it again on my laptop, but it didn't even ask to save it. I'm guessing there's a new code or script for the log in procedure? Is there a manual way to enter and update stored credentials?

Asked by TofuPrelude 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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WHERE"s MY TABS?????????????????????????????

OK, After ten attempts to log into this website, WHERE ARE MY TABS?????????? I don't want to be nice, I've had it with these computers. Brand new install. Never seen t… (read more)

OK, After ten attempts to log into this website, WHERE ARE MY TABS?????????? I don't want to be nice, I've had it with these computers. Brand new install. Never seen tabs gone before. No way to restore them. don't want to spend yet another evening with this!


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Asked by AKRON 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago