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I downloaded the latest version but don't want to install it yet; can I remove the download?

Hello. I have Firefox set to notify me of new updates but though I always download them I don't immediately install them. My current version is 88.0.1. Today I download… (read more)

Hello. I have Firefox set to notify me of new updates but though I always download them I don't immediately install them. My current version is 88.0.1.

Today I downloaded what I now know to be the all-new complete revamp version. But I don't want to install it on my main PC until I've looked into a little more and perhaps tried it out on a laptop.With it in

Is there a way of removing the downloaded version? With it in place, if I restart Firefox or reboot the computer it will automatically be installed, and I don't want that to happen just yet.

I'm running Windows 7 on a desktop PC.

Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 3 months ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 months ago

"Mozilla Authentication Required"

attempting to open THIS normally openly-accessible public site: "https://shakespeare.mit.edu/" I find this returned: "Mozilla - Authentication Request. "https:// (etc.… (read more)

attempting to open THIS normally openly-accessible public site:

"https://shakespeare.mit.edu/"

I find this returned:

"Mozilla - Authentication Request.

"https:// (etc.)" is requesting your username and password. 
 The site says: “TT Internal”
User Name: _______________________ 
Password:   _______________________ "*
 (*cannot "screen-shoot" this page)
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------  
 Help?

I use Windows 10 and the latest available Mozilla Firefox 88 browser.


 Thanks for your reply/(ies)

Asked by gbrusse88 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Firefox suddenly stuck in restricted mode

I've used Firefox as my default browser for years. I'm now on a Win10 laptop I've been using for over a year. I have not knowingly made any recent changes to FF. I'm on… (read more)

I've used Firefox as my default browser for years. I'm now on a Win10 laptop I've been using for over a year. I have not knowingly made any recent changes to FF. I'm on FF version 88.0.1 (64 bit).

Suddenly, yesterday, I found that I was blocked from viewing many YT videos and comments. YT says I am in restricted mode. It is not due to a setting on my YT/Google account, because I'm not logged in.

Exact YT messages: "Video unavailable--This video is restricted. Please check the Google Workspace administrator and/or the network administrator restrictions." And "Restricted Mode has hidden comments for this video."

However, I have no problem viewing them in Chrome. So logically it's a FF problem.

Also, I discovered that other sites are affected. For example, if I run a "domain lookup" on the ICANN website, I get less detailed results than if I run the search on Chrome! https://lookup.icann.org/

Switching from Strict to Standard Tracking Protection didn't help. Then I did a FF refresh but that also didn't help.

Suggestions? Be aware I'm not a coder or any kind of super techhie.

Asked by csskalet 4 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 months ago

Firefox "fork bomb"

Hello. I had discovered that Firefox itself creates a so called "fork bomb" by creating a big amount of sub-processes under the main one (with I can prove thru the attach… (read more)

Hello. I had discovered that Firefox itself creates a so called "fork bomb" by creating a big amount of sub-processes under the main one (with I can prove thru the attached screenshoots).

Could anyone have a idea how to limit Firefox from opening so many sub-processess, with (wanting or not) are mostly causing that my system runs out of memory and stop beeing responsible to any of my inputs, with forces me to restart the system (similar thing is done by an DOS attack)

I use the Firefox 88.0.1 on Ubuntu 20.04 (64-bit)

uname: Linux live 5.4.0-53-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 21 09:38:44 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lsb_release:

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal

Asked by Mcgiwer 4 months ago

Last reply by Mcgiwer 3 months ago

Keeper add-on download problem

I've just done a Firefox refresh and lost the Keeper (password manager) add-on. When I try to re-install it I get 'download failed'. Never seen this before and everything… (read more)

I've just done a Firefox refresh and lost the Keeper (password manager) add-on. When I try to re-install it I get 'download failed'. Never seen this before and everything else works normally. Tried rebooting.

Asked by stewart.m.taylor 3 months ago

Last reply by stewart.m.taylor 3 months ago

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Firefox version 89

I have been a loyal Firefox user for umpteen years – but no more! Without asking, my browser updated to version 89, and immediately, I didn’t like it. It looked washed ou… (read more)

I have been a loyal Firefox user for umpteen years – but no more! Without asking, my browser updated to version 89, and immediately, I didn’t like it. It looked washed out, difficult to tell the difference between tabs (I routinely have 30+ tabs open at once), plus it was slower. The biggest “peeve” was when I tried to enter a Google search question in the “Search” box, but Firefox kept jumping up the URL bar. Gawd I hate that! That did it! I decided to revert back to version 88 but you decided you would “punish” me for my decision. I lost all my bookmarks, passwords and preferences. I am a computer support volunteer and I work primarily with senior citizens, however I try to help anyone who needs my help. When I setup a new computer for a client, I usually install Firefox and Chrome, explaining that many people do not like the default browser that comes with Windows. From this point on, I will no longer recommend nor install Firefox. You lost a customer today. Congratulations.

I was really angry that there seems to be no way to actually send an email "TO" Mozilla. Instead, they depend on you volunteers to take the heat for them. If you know of anyway to actually get this information to them, I would appreciate it.

Asked by mrhabilis.store 3 months ago

Answered by mrhabilis.store 3 months ago

Folder color

Hi I would like ask about color in Menu Bar .Old my version has Folders with Black colors .But new version has white,clear liner inside .I do not like that for my eyes. H… (read more)

Hi I would like ask about color in Menu Bar .Old my version has Folders with Black colors .But new version has white,clear liner inside .I do not like that for my eyes.

How to fill this folders for black color as Old version has 88 Firefox version.

Thanks

Asked by idude 2 weeks ago

Last reply by idude 2 weeks ago

Firefox not rendering Draftkings Lineups page correctly...

Please go to https://au.draftkings.com/lineup You can see that Google Chrome v90.0.4430.85 (64-bit) loads it correctly. Firefox v88 (64-bit) does NOT load the page correc… (read more)

Please go to https://au.draftkings.com/lineup

You can see that Google Chrome v90.0.4430.85 (64-bit) loads it correctly.

Firefox v88 (64-bit) does NOT load the page correctly.

Please refer to attached images for more information.

Could others please comment if they get the same issue or not?

How can I solve the issue?

Thanks all....

Asked by da4ig 5 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 months ago

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Screenshot isn't work properly since updateing to Firefox 88

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and downl… (read more)

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and download an image from Instagram. I right click on the image as I always have and it screenshots and saves multiple images instead. I never had this problem before updating to Firefox 88 and I've been using the screenshot feature for well over two years. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and I'm still having the same problem. The image I'm trying to save is the one on the upper right.

Asked by brianheckert 5 months ago

Answered by brianheckert 5 months ago

How to add a site to the block notifications list

Hello, I am getting a McAfee pop up notification and I have identified the site name and would like to add it to the notifications settings to block it but I cannot figur… (read more)

Hello,

I am getting a McAfee pop up notification and I have identified the site name and would like to add it to the notifications settings to block it but I cannot figure out how to add a site manually to that list. There are no options on the notification settings to allow for a manual site addition. I am on FireFox version 88.0.1 on Windows 10 Pro.

I have also tried searching to see how to remove what is probably malware and cannot find anything. I do not have any McAfee products on my laptop.

Sincerely,

AmazonPrincessDiana

Asked by AmazonPrincessDiana 4 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 months ago

Bookmarks...yet again.

Bookmarks is broken. Again. When I got on my computer in the morning, there were double bookmarks. Since I didn't look in the folders of the bookmarks, I deleted one vers… (read more)

Bookmarks is broken. Again. When I got on my computer in the morning, there were double bookmarks. Since I didn't look in the folders of the bookmarks, I deleted one version and then found out that all the folders in my normal bookmarks folder were gone. I tried restarting, restoring, and importing bookmarks. Each time, it ends up with there either being no bookmarks or just one single folder with all of my bookmarks not in their folder, without logos. And when I try to export HTML files, I can't find them on my computer. This may be related to me recently turning on iCloud and turning it back off and then back on. In one of the restore files, everything was in their proper folders (although still no logos - just the black Internet sign) but it didn't work and soon reverted back to the single folder.

Asked by amylastlast123 4 months ago

Last reply by amylastlast123 4 months ago

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Google bing anoying search page

I have removed Bing from search but Google keeps sliding in a Bing search page when I click to open a new window! How do I stop it? I don't use Google for my browser and… (read more)

I have removed Bing from search but Google keeps sliding in a Bing search page when I click to open a new window! How do I stop it? I don't use Google for my browser and I don't use Bing search, period!

Asked by flntlok 3 months ago

Answered by flntlok 3 months ago

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Firefox Developer edition on ubuntu asking to reinstall the package on every update

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, d… (read more)

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, download it from website we will help you install it. It's inefficient and time consuming to manually download and setup firefox after every update.

Asked by yashrathicricket 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

connection not secure website

Hello Everyone, I have a website that I just recently cannot access because "connection not secure". All it is is a live camera view in Florida. I want to "allow" th… (read more)

Hello Everyone,

I have a website that I just recently cannot access because "connection not secure". All it is is a live camera view in Florida. I want to "allow" this website. I have tried many ways, but no luck. Any suggestions I can try?

Thank you!

Asked by f5jim7 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

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MS Edge correctly displays all 33 images in a Yahoo email, Ffx 88.0.1, only 13; the rest are blanks.

I received a Yahoo email which contained a set of 33 images, all of which display correctly in W10 and (pardon the expression) Edge. Attachment 0 shows 1 of the 33 image… (read more)

I received a Yahoo email which contained a set of 33 images, all of which display correctly in W10 and (pardon the expression) Edge. Attachment 0 shows 1 of the 33 images.

Of those 33 images, I can see only 13 using W10 and Ffx 88.0.1. The rest are blank spaces. Attachment 1 is one of the blanks.

Attachment 2 is the URL for one of the blanks. Attachment 3 is an error message that I hope might help to determine what's going on here.

What am I missing? Do I have my Ffx settings messed up? I'd appreciate a nudge in the right direction...thanks!

Asked by lanshark 4 months ago

Answered by TrainClaude 1 month ago

STOP HTTPS!!!!!!!!!!!! NO ACCESS!!!!!!!!!!

As Firefox doesn't allow you to prevent updates, is there a way to get the HTTPS switches working, or is this another introduced bug we are supposed to put up with? If I … (read more)

As Firefox doesn't allow you to prevent updates, is there a way to get the HTTPS switches working, or is this another introduced bug we are supposed to put up with? If I attempt to access my router using 192.168.1.1 Firefox automatically changes the address to https://192.168.1.1. Guess what you morons: NONE OF MY ROUTERS USE HTTPS AND CANNOT BE ACCESSED! Instead I now use Edge which allows what I enter to be used and gives me access. Another reason to dump this crap. Why is it that each and every time I am forced to update: I don't get a choice, I get another reason not to use Firefox. If you charged for this crap the developers would have been sacked long ago. Please don't insult my intelligence by pointing me Privacy & Settings because none of the options make any difference. So when can we expect to get working software?

Asked by Les 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Cursor really small in firefox

So out of a sudden my cursor is like really small in firefox https://i.imgur.com/hHls0Hf.png thats the google page with the cursor in firefox https://i.imgur.com/RuFlp8W.… (read more)

So out of a sudden my cursor is like really small in firefox https://i.imgur.com/hHls0Hf.png thats the google page with the cursor in firefox https://i.imgur.com/RuFlp8W.png thats the same but in edge

I already tried safe mode and a fresh reinstall of firefox

yet the problem is there there, and makes Firefox not really good to use, since you just lose the cursor on white sites

Anyone knows how to fix this?

Asked by Distickstoffoxid 4 months ago

Answered by Distickstoffoxid 4 months ago

Quick searches re-enables itself randomly after being turned off

It's all in the title. The "quick searches" feature that pops up when I highlight text is a lot more annoying then useful, so I turned it off... and it seems to re-enable… (read more)

It's all in the title. The "quick searches" feature that pops up when I highlight text is a lot more annoying then useful, so I turned it off... and it seems to re-enable itself randomly. One time I disabled it, and after 5 seconds, it re-enabled itself. So annoying. I've made so many accidental searches with that stupid feature. I mean, how many people copy text just to search it up? Even then, they can highlight the text, right click, then click "Search (engline) for (text)".

The point being, the feature is re-enabling itself randomly, and it's getting on my nerves.

I don't see any option within the settings to turn it off. Any ideas?

Thanks,

    Stephen

Asked by SKCro 3 months ago

Last reply by SKCro 3 months ago