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Firefox doesn't remember the size of the window

Hi! I'm using Firefox on my Mac. Last update. My problem is simple: when I close Firefox, it doesn't remember the last size of the window. So, for example, I normally use… (read more)

Hi! I'm using Firefox on my Mac. Last update. My problem is simple: when I close Firefox, it doesn't remember the last size of the window. So, for example, I normally use it on the full dimension of the screen (but not in full size: I'll post a picture to explain, because I'm not good with words hahah). Instead, when I relaunch it, it opens like in small size (I'll post a picture of that, too). Is there something that I can do? Thx.

Asked by danilo.derosa.dd 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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The minimize button has disappeared; only the Close button is showing up. How do I get the minimize button back?

Normally, the Minimize, Close, and Restore buttons are visible in the upper right corner of the screen. Suddenly, only the Close button is there; I've refreshed Firefox, … (read more)

Normally, the Minimize, Close, and Restore buttons are visible in the upper right corner of the screen. Suddenly, only the Close button is there; I've refreshed Firefox, restarted the computer--nothing has helped.

Asked by belcantomd 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Bug voting is open, but I see no VOTE button

Bug voting is open. Your help file says "Click on the "(vote)" link that appears on the right of the "Importance" fields." I do not know what an importance field is. Th… (read more)

Bug voting is open. Your help file says "Click on the "(vote)" link that appears on the right of the "Importance" fields." I do not know what an importance field is. The word "importance" does not appear on the page. The word "vote" does not appear either. THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THIS LINK ARE NOT FOR REGULAR USERS: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=voting.html

Where is the vote button??? Here is the page where I want to vote: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1581664

As a beginner, I see nothing at the end of this page to be notified if responded. If I dont' get notified, I probably wont be able to find my way back here. Why so difficult for non-power users?!?

Asked by ChrisG 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Open external links in private-window

On Windows, Firefox adds a pre-set command line to the Windows registry under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML\shell\open\command HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL\shell\op… (read more)

On Windows, Firefox adds a pre-set command line to the Windows registry under

   HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML\shell\open\command
   HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL\shell\open\command 

If you change the -url in the command line to -private-window -- from

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -osint -url "%1"

to

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -osint -private-window "%1"

-- then all external links launch in a private window.


jscher2000 in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1119073

This no longer works in FF 69. As soon as I modify "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL-F66A7FFE1BF331E2\shell\open\command", FF is detecting it and changes its status to "NOT your default browser".

I'd appreciate your help.

Asked by Yaron 1 year ago

Answered by Yaron 9 months ago

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I just want to sync two windows PCs NOT a mobile phone, why do I need to enter a mobile number?

I just want to sync two windows PCs NOT a mobile phone, why do I need to enter a mobile number? I have two PCs set up already with firefox accounts, I am logged into bot… (read more)

I just want to sync two windows PCs NOT a mobile phone, why do I need to enter a mobile number?

I have two PCs set up already with firefox accounts, I am logged into both accounts, the new computer imported my add ons but not my bookmarks or passwords and I cant sync them

Asked by disent 1 year ago

Answered by disent 1 year ago

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Drag and drop onto bookmark icon no longer works

If I try to drag and drop a new bookmark onto the bookmark icon (the star with the line under it), it USED to open up Bookmarks and I could place the new bookmark where e… (read more)

If I try to drag and drop a new bookmark onto the bookmark icon (the star with the line under it), it USED to open up Bookmarks and I could place the new bookmark where ever. That no longer works.

I CAN drag/drop into a folder on the menu bar but not into bookmarks directly.

Firefox 69.0b14 (64-bit) Windows 10

Asked by POffutt 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Stop all update prompts

I did write something descriptive, but this page a has a problem which has deleted my message after submitting: so first look at this page's code! Basically on 69.0.1 as … (read more)

I did write something descriptive, but this page a has a problem which has deleted my message after submitting: so first look at this page's code! Basically on 69.0.1 as 72.0.2 has basic flaw which slows up every new tab to ten seconds. Sick of updates not working. Have now include a 4 method block to prevent unwanted updates. Now I want to stop ALL nag screens. Websites advise about:config settings which don't exist.

Asked by Les 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Can't load PDF bank statements with new version of Firefox Sept 2019

I used to get my PDF bank statements with no problem. Recently I go into the bank's site, ask for the statement, and instead of seeing the actual statement I see a scree… (read more)

I used to get my PDF bank statements with no problem. Recently I go into the bank's site, ask for the statement, and instead of seeing the actual statement I see a screen like the one in the attached image. I called the bank and they said it was an issue with the new version of Firefox, and I was able to access the statements using the Edge browser. How can I fix this in Firefox? I use Win 10 64 bit.

Asked by hospes.primus 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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"this addon could not be downloaded because of a connection failure"

i cant download and install addons from third party websites like sticky password and alexa and real debrid etc..... this message shows up "this addon could not be downl… (read more)

i cant download and install addons from third party websites like sticky password and alexa and real debrid etc.....

this message shows up

"this addon could not be downloaded because of a connection failure"

i did reinstall firefox without any success

Asked by ARABIANEMPEROR 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why does Firfox speed test show about half the speed of Brave on DSLReports Speed Test?

This is just a question. I have disabled the extension on Firefox, got the latest version. I have heard it's the fastest browser. I don't really care about speed, except … (read more)

This is just a question. I have disabled the extension on Firefox, got the latest version. I have heard it's the fastest browser. I don't really care about speed, except to detect network problems on my fiber connection. I have been showing 930Mb/sec speeds for years. When I tried Firefox by curiosity, it shows 480. I am curious why that might be?

Asked by paris_slim 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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After Quantum 69.0 upgrade it no longer lists my home network printer all other apps list it

I upgraded to Quantum 69.0 64 bit a day or two ago. Today I have discovered that when I go to print a web page from FF, it does not list my home network printer as a cho… (read more)

I upgraded to Quantum 69.0 64 bit a day or two ago. Today I have discovered that when I go to print a web page from FF, it does not list my home network printer as a choice. I tested other apps, e.g. Chrome and MS Word and Adobe Rdr, they all still show my home network printer in their printer list, and I was able to print to it from Chrome. I have powercycled my printer, and rebooted my WIN7 PC, no help. My home network printer lists as Canon MF4270 Daves Office. My email is daveryan.cincinnati@gmail.com

Asked by David Ryan 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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How can I turn off *distracting* display of trackers blocked in bottom right of web pages for Firefox 69?

How to turn off *distracting* display of trackers blocked in bottom right of web pages for Firefox 69? I appreciate that Firefox is now blocking third party trackers. But… (read more)

How to turn off *distracting* display of trackers blocked in bottom right of web pages for Firefox 69?

I appreciate that Firefox is now blocking third party trackers. But I can't stand having a distracting purple display of trackers blocked in every web page. That is unacceptable to me and I want a way to turn off that distracting display on *every* web page.

I find it ironic that distracting ads are being removed (good!) but Firefox developers thought it was a smart idea to *add* its own distracting information on web pages (sheesh -- at least could we have the option to put that tracker summary in the menu bar? -- I would ideally prefer being able to abolish it from even being seen there).

I am a software developer who doesn't care for web page pollution or distraction from the real content, and a tracker blocking summary in my face on every page is definitely pollution.

I'm going back to Chrome because of this one issue (the ad blocker I use only puts its summary count in the menu bar).

Firefox really goofed by adding its own "ad" on *every* web page for its new feature. Now I need a blocker for those ads!

Asked by sergei.kucherov 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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I just signed up for Firefox Monitor. Most of the accounts it says were breached are ones I recognize, and I have changed my passwords. However, it also says th

I just signed up for Firefox Monitor. Most of the accounts it says were breached are ones I recognize, and I have changed my passwords. However, it also says there were d… (read more)

I just signed up for Firefox Monitor. Most of the accounts it says were breached are ones I recognize, and I have changed my passwords. However, it also says there were data breaches affecting two sites I do not have an account with at all (Whitepages and Verifications.io). What do I do about those, since I haven't got an account (I don't even know what Verifications.io is), so I don't have a password to change.

Asked by Mazzy 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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How to reduce the number of rows for "Recommended by Pocket"?

I love pocket, but there are WAY TOO MANY rows of it for me to even bother with. I need to be able to reduce this to one row so that my highlights are not 20 articles bel… (read more)

I love pocket, but there are WAY TOO MANY rows of it for me to even bother with. I need to be able to reduce this to one row so that my highlights are not 20 articles below it. I tried dismissing each one, but now I just have 6 rows of blank pocket cards.

Asked by Jim Mulvaney 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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Fonts displaying as question marks on certain sites (such as the autofill on Google).

HI- Recently lots of my fonts have started displaying as question marks on certain sites (such as the autofill on Google). If I uncheck the box in prefs that allows webs… (read more)

HI- Recently lots of my fonts have started displaying as question marks on certain sites (such as the autofill on Google). If I uncheck the box in prefs that allows websites to use their own fonts, it's fine. But then the sites look nasty. I've reinstalled Firefox 69.0.2 but its no better. It's a work Apple mac so I can't access all the settings but the issue is only on Firefox. Please don't make me use Chrome! Thanks

Asked by jbuckingham68 1 year ago

Answered by CallyCat 10 months ago

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How do I get firefox portable to notify me of updates and download them to a USB flash drive instead of leaving files on other people's computers?

I am using Firefox as portable app, with --no-remote --profile "%profile_path%". I update it regularly, it's convenient for me to see notifications of new updates and ins… (read more)

I am using Firefox as portable app, with --no-remote --profile "%profile_path%". I update it regularly, it's convenient for me to see notifications of new updates and install them whenever I see fit. I recently noticed that Firefox creates a folder on every computer C:\ProgramData\Mozilla\updates, which is not good for the portable version, really. The only way to stop this I found was to completely disable updates via distribution\policies. I don't want to. How do I get firefox to notify me of updates and download them to a USB flash drive (it will be perfect if i could specify folder for this purpose) instead of leaving files on other people's computers?

Asked by r34lf0xf4n 1 year ago

Last reply by RobertJ 10 months ago

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lost passwords in profile move

I have moved my old firefox profile to a new computer (from pc to mac) and just migrated the profile. I've been using the master password option for my profile on pc for… (read more)

I have moved my old firefox profile to a new computer (from pc to mac) and just migrated the profile.

I've been using the master password option for my profile on pc for years, but on the profile move to mac, when I launch firefox, everything seems to be working fine, except for passwords. I noticed by default master password was not enabled. I attempted to turn that on (it asked to create a new password and said an existing one was not set), but when I attempted to create it, it came up with an error saying master password can not be reset.

it shows no saved logins or passwords currently on the new mac profile

I've moved the profile from PC to PC in the past and didn't have this issue. I'm currently lost as to how to fix this.

Asked by david.k.cameron 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago