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Tabs On Firefox

I have been using Firefox for many year. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox recently. I have a PC with Windows 10. I typically have 5-6 browser windows opens (go… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many year. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox recently.

I have a PC with Windows 10.

I typically have 5-6 browser windows opens (going back for year). 3 Ancestry.com search windows, one LDS Search window, and Yahoo e-mail window and sometimes fantasy sports window. I spend most of my online time doing genealogy research at ancestry.com.

Until a few months ago when I open a new Ancestry.com page in a tab, the page opened in the same tab. This is what I have been used to and expect. Within the last few month when I open a new ancestry.com page in a tab it opens in a new tab. Eventually I have 10-15 tabs opens which is don't like.

In "option" in the category "tabs" I have the 1st 2 boxes checked, the 2nd box being "Open links in tabs instead of new windows".

Is there something I can co to stop all these new tabs from opening when I am opening new ancestry.com pages in an ancestry.com tab?

Bob Allen

Asked by boballen1948 6 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 6 months ago

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Closing last tab restores old tab

When closing the last tab, instead of closing, Firefox restores a tab from a previous session. This session history can also get queued, so if I have closed Firefox with … (read more)

When closing the last tab, instead of closing, Firefox restores a tab from a previous session. This session history can also get queued, so if I have closed Firefox with a tab open on more than one occasion, it will restore that many times. Once closing this restored tab, it does appear to remove it from the old session 'queue'.

When I close the last tab, it should _never_ restore an old tab. I'm fine with an about:blank or something similar (closing the browser is preferred), but of all the actions to restore a session, closing the last tab is wildly unexpected.

Asked by mark270 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

Hi I have been a user of firefox for a number of years. recently the message shown in subject has started rearing its ugly head. this is happening with electronic supplie… (read more)

Hi I have been a user of firefox for a number of years. recently the message shown in subject has started rearing its ugly head. this is happening with electronic supplier websites like Farnell and RS components. site which have as before not been a problem in the past.

Not sure if this is a bug or not

Regards Andrew

Asked by andrew131 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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Problem retrieving bookmarks from Mozilla account

Hi Big and very important problem I have been using Mozilla for a few years and I did not have any problems, but I have many problems with the 2004 Windows 10 update. 1. … (read more)

Hi Big and very important problem I have been using Mozilla for a few years and I did not have any problems, but I have many problems with the 2004 Windows 10 update. 1. After deleting Mozilla and reinstalling my bookmarks, my account was not restored! 2. Mozilla uses a lot of RAM and causes Mozilla to crash-Mozilla RAM and CPU consumption is currently 60%! But Chrome is not like that Please help to restore hot browser bookmarks Always automatically restored via Mozilla account and sync Thanks My Email: abolfazlzamani@live.com My Add-one : kaspersky-lastpass-wappalyzer

Asked by ABOLFAZL 6 months ago

Last reply by ABOLFAZL 6 months ago

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Password saving being turned off after every browser restart

Ive been having a problem for a few months now where whenever I restart firefox, if I had the password manager enabled it would disable itself. I can only assume that an … (read more)

Ive been having a problem for a few months now where whenever I restart firefox, if I had the password manager enabled it would disable itself. I can only assume that an outside program is causing this but I am unable to locate which one. I have uninstalled all password manager applications off of my computer, but am still having this issue. Is there any way I could find what program is causing this to happen?

Asked by Mason 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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uninstall flash player plugin

I recently uninstalled Flash Player from my operating system using the FP uninstall tool-it is gone from the OS system, however, the plugin still remains in the extension… (read more)

I recently uninstalled Flash Player from my operating system using the FP uninstall tool-it is gone from the OS system, however, the plugin still remains in the extension screen. I enabled "never activate". How do I completely remove the FP extension? Thanks

Asked by arejfour 6 months ago

Last reply by arejfour 6 months ago

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suddenly safeway.com will not support firefox. Told to install chrome browser and use that.

The Safeway website has always supported Firefox until recently. Now we are told it is incompatible with Firefox and you must use the Chrome browser. Complained to Safewa… (read more)

The Safeway website has always supported Firefox until recently. Now we are told it is incompatible with Firefox and you must use the Chrome browser. Complained to Safeway and they just said they will forward it to their website manager.

Firefox works with all other websites I use.

Asked by Barry Jedrick 6 months ago

Last reply by Barry Jedrick 6 months ago

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Addons are getting disabled automatically

Looking for any help or advice, I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I … (read more)

Looking for any help or advice,

I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I can install adblock, it will work until the browser is closed, next time I open the browser it will be disabled with no option to re enable it and no explanation as to why it was disabled. I have tried a few addons as a test and after the browser is closed all will be automatically disabled. With Bitdefender wallet trying to install the extension results in an error of the download is corrupt.

I have used Firefox for years with both of these options and no errors. To try and fix I have reinstalled both Firefox and Bitdefender but the issue remains the same.

Current Firefox build is at 84.0.2

Any advise would be brilliant as I really do not want to resort to Chrome (which is working perfectly).

Many thanks.

Asked by stuart47 6 months ago

Answered by stuart47 6 months ago

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What's happening on this website? Blocking? Tracking?

Can anyone tell me, or teach me how to tell, what's happening on the website 'http://www.syscodiscountfoodcenter.com' on the "Products" button? Whenever I click on it, th… (read more)

Can anyone tell me, or teach me how to tell, what's happening on the website 'http://www.syscodiscountfoodcenter.com' on the "Products" button? Whenever I click on it, the address bar just becomes 'http://www.syscodiscountfoodcenter.com/#' but nothing happens. I suspect that this is being blocked by some type of security or protection blocker, but I don't know how to determine what.

Ultimately, what I'd like to do is determine exactly what protection is being violated, then turn off this specific protection for just this website, so that I could order products. Can anyone show me a link or page that would describe how to determine what's happening?

Thank you for your help and advice.

-Kevin

Asked by kevin127 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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Photos and videos in Firefox browser

My Firefox browser doesn't display photos and run videos when viewing/reading a subject article on websites. Both just show up as a gray, blank screen and there is no a… (read more)

My Firefox browser doesn't display photos and run videos when viewing/reading a subject article on websites. Both just show up as a gray, blank screen and there is no audio as well for videos. Nothing. Is there a setting for photos and videos for display on the Firefox browser that I may have missed in my settings search to alleviate these two issues. I believe my Firefox browser is automatically updated, but would want to confirm this. How do I confirm Firefox is up to date and automatically updates? My OS is Windows 10 and it is automatically updated. Help anyone.

Bob

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Asked by bpitre 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Firefox wont save and reopen my tabs after restarting

Hello everyone, looking for some help with Firefox after recently making the switch from Chrome. Firefox (on Mac) simply doesnt save my tabs and does not reopen them afte… (read more)

Hello everyone,

looking for some help with Firefox after recently making the switch from Chrome. Firefox (on Mac) simply doesnt save my tabs and does not reopen them after closing Firefox or restarting. I have checked all the help sites, settings and whatelse but cant find a solution for this.

Asked by Burak 6 months ago

Last reply by Burak 6 months ago

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Search Engine Default problems

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows bac… (read more)

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows back up . It's like a bad infection. How can I change my search engine and not have it revert back to default? I have performed all of the recommended procedures with no success. And I have no add-ons installed.

Asked by rowsie1000 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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The ebay add-on search stopped working

In the past, putting a subject in the Firefox search box and choosing the ebay search engine opened ebay and passed the subject to the ebay search. This ebay page automat… (read more)

In the past, putting a subject in the Firefox search box and choosing the ebay search engine opened ebay and passed the subject to the ebay search. This ebay page automatically came up with the ebay search results.

Not now. Putting a subject in the search box and choosing the ebay search engine opens ebay, but then stops.

My other search engines, Google, Wikepedia, Amazon, work as before and go direct to the search results.

Any advice on how to get the Firefox>ebay>search links to work as before?

Thank you

Asked by cvhorie 6 months ago

Answered by Standard8 6 months ago

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Digital Signature Not Visible on PDF when opened in Firefox

Why Digital Signature Is Not Visible on PDF when opened in Firefox? Sample: http://paineleletronico.net/temp/_documento_assinado.pdf … (read more)

Why Digital Signature Is Not Visible on PDF when opened in Firefox?

Sample: http://paineleletronico.net/temp/_documento_assinado.pdf

Asked by ebarruda 6 months ago

Last reply by ebarruda 6 months ago

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capital one website will notlet me sign in

Capital One suggested that I use another web Browser like Chrome. I want to stick with Firefox. Capital One's message when I try to login is, "oops we have hit a snag tr… (read more)

Capital One suggested that I use another web Browser like Chrome. I want to stick with Firefox. Capital One's message when I try to login is, "oops we have hit a snag try again later."

I can get on if I reboot with add-ons disabled

Asked by robzilin 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Firefox keeps crashing

Firefox crashing frequently and unexpectedly. I can't discern any pattern to when it happens. I don't know what's triggering it. I've tried refreshing it, reinstalling … (read more)

Firefox crashing frequently and unexpectedly. I can't discern any pattern to when it happens. I don't know what's triggering it.

I've tried refreshing it, reinstalling it, running under a newly created profile, running under safe mode. The crashing continues despite all of these things.

Asked by david.brinovec 6 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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default-browser-agent.exe still running even when Firefox Data Collection and Use is disabled

I've had all settings in about:preferences#privacy turned off for years, but a new firewall is asking me to allow default-browser-agent.exe to send data. I'd have thought… (read more)

I've had all settings in about:preferences#privacy turned off for years, but a new firewall is asking me to allow default-browser-agent.exe to send data.

I'd have thought the program should stop running altogether when all checkmarks in "Firefox Data Collection and Use" are turned off.

Can I view what data is being sent?

Asked by alfadog 6 months ago

Last reply by alfadog 6 months ago

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FoxNews Coronavirus DropDown Banner

FOXNews has this Coronavirus Pandemic dropdown banner which is constantly refreshing and re-writing itself as you scroll on the site. Simply disable the entire banner; ri… (read more)

FOXNews has this Coronavirus Pandemic dropdown banner which is constantly refreshing and re-writing itself as you scroll on the site.

Simply disable the entire banner; right click on the banner and select Block Element. Select the banner, then click Create.

This banner has never worked right on Firefox and has been annoying me for almost a year!

Asked by raymond19 6 months ago

Last reply by raymond19 6 months ago

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Digital Signature Not Visible on PDF when opened in Firefox

Why Digital Signature Is Not Visible on PDF when opened in Firefox? Sample: http://paineleletronico.net/temp/_documento_assinado.pdf … (read more)

Why Digital Signature Is Not Visible on PDF when opened in Firefox?

Sample: http://paineleletronico.net/temp/_documento_assinado.pdf

Asked by ebarruda 6 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 months ago