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Autoplay can't be disabled for Yahoo

I am aware of the change in settings for the latest versions of Firefox. They work just about everywhere but on Yahoo.com. In addition to the global settings, I have ex… (read more)

I am aware of the change in settings for the latest versions of Firefox. They work just about everywhere but on Yahoo.com. In addition to the global settings, I have explicitly disallowed autoplay on many Yahoo domains(e.g. https://news.yahoo.com). However the videos with sound still autoplay there, and sometimes on Fox.com (not sure whether they all do, since I seldom use that site).

How can I make Yahoo.com respect my desire not to see or hear their videos?

I've seen other topics like this, but they all are marked as solved, yet people like me keep posting in those threads, that this isn't solved. I filed a bug report, but nothing has changed in a couple releases since then.

Asked by MozInAZ 1 year ago

Answered by koooper 1 year ago

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Can I Choose a Default Download Folder Location For Each Type of File (Videos, documents, zip files)?

So I ditched Chrome for various reasons, and I want a fresh start with Firefox. I would like to have Firefox save my files in different locations based on the file type. … (read more)

So I ditched Chrome for various reasons, and I want a fresh start with Firefox.

I would like to have Firefox save my files in different locations based on the file type. For example, the Microsoft Office files and PDF files in a "Docs downloads" folder, and videos in a "Downloaded Videos" etc...

I went through the settings and all i can change is the action after downloading such as "open, save, open with: ". Is there a way to change the save locations? I'm ready to copy all the .filename stuff if it means that I can make everything nice and tidy in my downloads. by the way I'm using the latest version of Firefox on a Windows 10 Pro. Thanks in advance :)

Asked by Omar_Alfozan 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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starting firefox appears: https://offersvip.club/

starting it appears a message that i have won a samsung s9 mobil telephone - and answer a questionairy and fill up adresse and e-mail and tel number. What do in this case… (read more)

starting it appears a message that i have won a samsung s9 mobil telephone - and answer a questionairy and fill up adresse and e-mail and tel number. What do in this case?

Asked by naescher 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Website uses alt commands as shortcut. Firefox 65.0.2 just opens menu now

Firefox 65.0.2 no longer supports my service desk context menus. Firefox 64.0.2 worked fine. The service desk webpage we use has context based alt+<q,w,s,letters> … (read more)

Firefox 65.0.2 no longer supports my service desk context menus. Firefox 64.0.2 worked fine.

The service desk webpage we use has context based alt+<q,w,s,letters> commands that now dont work. The alt+s should save and instead now opens the bookmarks instead. It didnt used to.

theres also a time additon button that tabbing now jumps over when it used to stop on it.

Ive tried the nightly build same issues. Ive tried changing alt to ctrl for menu access in firefox same issue. Ive done a full uninstall and a full package download and install for FF65.0.2

Can anyone suggest anything else?

Asked by Mike_Hindle 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox often opening links or tabs as blanks

Firefox will sometimes load up as blank as well. Hitting home key or refresh doesn't help. It's been frustrating, when clicking on a link or hitting + tab it will open bu… (read more)

Firefox will sometimes load up as blank as well. Hitting home key or refresh doesn't help. It's been frustrating, when clicking on a link or hitting + tab it will open but be blank and not usable. What I mean is if I copy and paste link address into that blank tab it is unresponsive. When it opens a blank link it will show the full and correct link in header but no load.

I did read at least one other person had a similar problem. A reset worked for them. I first tried going into safe mode to see if any extensions etc might be the culprit. Problem happened in safe mode. So then I did try the reset. Unfortunately, the problem still happens. One other idea given was to turn off hardware acceleration, which I've done. Didn't help though.

The problem is only with firefox. Chrome works and handles links/tabs fine. Even so I ran antivirus and antimalware softwares just in case. Dead end.

I'm using 64 bit version of Windows 7.

Asked by tbradygoat 1 year ago

Answered by tbradygoat 1 year ago

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Allow exception in Private Browsing

I wish to remain in Private Browsing, but allow exception to Lastpass.com (to allow their add-on), in order to stay logged in after quitting Firefox, and re-lauching. Is … (read more)

I wish to remain in Private Browsing, but allow exception to Lastpass.com (to allow their add-on), in order to stay logged in after quitting Firefox, and re-lauching.

Is this possible, or only when using "Custom" ? (which would mean, it would save cookies for ALL sites,,, someting i'd rather not do, only just (one), which is why i'm using PB.

Asked by TECH192 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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when I sign out of firefox and return all my bookmarks are rearranged

I spent half an hour getting my bookmark toolbar just right and when I logged out and then returned to the home page all the bookmarks rearranged them selves. I have unin… (read more)

I spent half an hour getting my bookmark toolbar just right and when I logged out and then returned to the home page all the bookmarks rearranged them selves. I have uninstalled and downloaded the firefox browser severan times. If I have much more trouble I'll just use Microsoft Edge instead.

Asked by aceleal 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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I am stuck using v 64.0.2, Firefox 65 is unuseable.

FireFox ver 64 works flawlessly, but v 65 will not run on my machine no matter what I have tried! Symptoms with v65: Intermittently does not start, hit icon again then lo… (read more)

FireFox ver 64 works flawlessly, but v 65 will not run on my machine no matter what I have tried!

Symptoms with v65:

Intermittently does not start, hit icon again then loads but doesn't connect. Very slow when it loads. firefox.exe does not unload from memory, has to be shut in task manager

What I have tried so far;

FireFox refresh. unstall / reinstall uninstall uBlock Origin sfc /scannowall uninstall Avast uninstall VPN Delete all firefox files on system disk + delete all registry entries then reinstall. Install from full version .exe Removed VPN (Private Internet Access) Updated Windows and any and all drivers.

What am I missing ?

TIA, George...


Windows 7 Pro MB: Asus P8Z77-V LK - Z77, Intel Ivy Bridge Intel i7-3770K @ 4.3Ghz Corsair Hydro Series High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler H60 32GB (DDR3-1600 DDR3 SDRAM) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB

Asked by George 1 year ago

Answered by George 1 year ago

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Version 71 FF Won't Run

Ever since my first ever use of FireFox the setting to "update" has been set to "Check for updates but let you choose to install them". Yesterday I clicked to accept the … (read more)

Ever since my first ever use of FireFox the setting to "update" has been set to "Check for updates but let you choose to install them".

Yesterday I clicked to accept the latest update (to 71.0 I think) at which point the programme simply crashed without warning.

I went through various processes to try and resurrect FF, but without success --- FireFox would not run.

I eventually resorted to installing Version 65.0 but, despite the update settings being set as above, Version 71 kept installing and making FF a "non-starter" again.

I made an alteration to the "about:config" which seems to have stopped the automatic updating, albeit the "FF Icon" still wants to function as "Updater" and I get a message (when started) saying FF is unable to update to the latest version - "click here to download etc.," which of course I don't do and FF continues to perform as expected - albeit 65 and not 71.

Is there a problem with Version 71 and (possible) Win 7 64 bit ?

How can I reconfigure the "FF Icon" to simply start the programme (version 65) in the normal way and not get involved with it wanting to update all the time?

Another peculiarity that has arisen is that, when I try to change the Default language from American English to British English I receive a message saying FF cannot change as it is not online. (Version 65 and it is definitely online)

I have carried out system scans for Viruses etc., perform really in-depth un-installations of FF, and no new applications have recently been installed.

Asked by Ian 10 months ago

Answered by Ian 10 months ago

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Search, irrelevant suggestions in address bar

Firefox keeps suggesting me absolutely irrelevant and rubbish sites when I start using the address bar. For example, when I start to type in "dpt" to get to https://cordi… (read more)

Firefox keeps suggesting me absolutely irrelevant and rubbish sites when I start using the address bar. For example, when I start to type in "dpt" to get to https://cordis.europa.eu/dpt that I use every day, I get "http://dptnt.com/" first, that is a website that I have never used. Note that unchecking the option "Show search suggestions ahead of browsing history in address bar results" or even unchecking the "Provide search suggestions" in the Search Options of firefox, simply does nothing. The suggestions come out as usual. The site "http://dptnt.com/" does not exist in my bookmarks and in my history. It is annoying, because for some texts, inapropriate sites such as porn sites come out as suggestions. My system has been checked for viruses, cache and history has been cleaned up. I even did a clean firefox install.

Asked by Office Desktop PC 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Upgraded to 1809, FF stopped working. Win 10 Home, upgraded to Win 10 Pro, still no. Uninstalled, reinstalled several times, it won't start, won't open.

This was my default browser. I had Win 10 Home 64 bit, updated to 1809 and Firefox stopped working completely. I uninstalled it but couldn't kill the process in Task Mana… (read more)

This was my default browser. I had Win 10 Home 64 bit, updated to 1809 and Firefox stopped working completely. I uninstalled it but couldn't kill the process in Task Manager. Rebooted, reinstalled, refreshed. Nothing works, it won't open, sometimes it says it IS open (even when uninstalled - while running CCleaner to get rid of detritus) but won't allow force close.

So I upgraded to Win 10 Pro (I have Firefox on my backup Win 10 Pro machine with 1809, works fine there), and tried again. Still nothing, it installed but won't open. I refreshed it, still nothing. It did open once briefly after the refresh, all was gone - I can sync back my extensions and book marks, I guess. If I could get the browser open at all. But I can't do that. This is the only browser that isn't working. I am at a loss as to how to get past this. I've changed my default to another browser for now until I can get this fixed. But I've tried everything I know and can't even get it to open. So I am open to suggestions. I'd like to get it put back to where it was, eventually. What next? And, thank you for your help. :^) gene

Asked by genej313 1 year ago

Answered by genej313 1 year ago

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All of a sudden cannot run videos in Firefox but run in Edge

Just recently (late Feb 2019) all videos stopped running - they start for a second or two and then freeze - they appear to be in a run mode but there is no movement - app… (read more)

Just recently (late Feb 2019) all videos stopped running - they start for a second or two and then freeze - they appear to be in a run mode but there is no movement - applies to videos on MSN, Facebook, and other apps - just started happening - they did work right after 1809 update occurred - Edge has no problem - downloaded videos have no problem (usually MP4 format) - tried all offered solutions to no avail.

Asked by Techproblem 1 year ago

Answered by Techproblem 1 year ago

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In TripAdvisor Reviews, down arrow READ MORE does not expand in V66. OK in V65 & IExplorer

With upgrade to Quantum 66 - when on TripAdvisor hotel reviews (any one), clicking on the down arrow (a toggle for READ MORE / READ LESS) no longer working. Works fin… (read more)

With upgrade to Quantum 66 - when on TripAdvisor hotel reviews (any one), clicking on the down arrow (a toggle for READ MORE / READ LESS) no longer working. Works fine in Quantu 65 (downgraded) and in Internet Explorer browser.

Asked by DEMONTESI 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Every suggestion for fixing Bookimakrs and History won't work. What next?

Starting this morning, I have been getting the "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" error message, and I( have done every suggestion on the Help page… (read more)

Starting this morning, I have been getting the "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" error message, and I( have done every suggestion on the Help page and nothing works; not rebooting, not renaming or deleting files in the profile, not refreshing Firefox. My bookmarks are gone, I can't make new ones, and it doesn't keep track of my history either so I have to manually type in the full URLS for EVERY site I want/need to go to. I have a dentist appointment I need to go to so take your time in answering.

Asked by ArkleScribe 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox not working with 1st national bank website

Firefox browser no longer works with 1st convenience Bank(division of 1st National Bank Texas) website. The billpay portion( I believe is Fidelity) of the bank website w… (read more)

Firefox browser no longer works with 1st convenience Bank(division of 1st National Bank Texas) website. The billpay portion( I believe is Fidelity) of the bank website will no longer scroll down the bottom of the page. Scrolling all the way down only brings me to the half point on the page. Tried everything including clearing cash and cookies to no avail. I did not have this problem with Firefox before and I do not have this problem when using Microsoft IE or Microsoft Edge Browsers which I am now obligated to use for my Banking.

Asked by elgreekos 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago