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My Firefox profile is blocking GitHub.com!

Hello. Firefox prevents me from opening the following URL, citing Google Safe Browsing advisory: https://github.com/sandboxie-plus/Sandboxie/releases Google, however, de… (read more)

Hello.

Firefox prevents me from opening the following URL, citing Google Safe Browsing advisory:

https://github.com/sandboxie-plus/Sandboxie/releases

Google, however, denies having issued any recommendation to block.

I have noticed that the problem has something to do with my own profile. The problem doesn't appear under the following circumstances:

  • I start Firefox in troubleshooting mode
  • I start Firefox with a new profile

I tried manually disabling all my add-ons, but even with all of them disabled, I can still reproduce the problem.

Any idea what could be wrong with my setup?

Asked by Fleet Command 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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How to set Tabs below address bar Firefox 89

I would like to set the tabs to display below the address bar in Firefox 89 64bit. I believe the setting is in about:config but I can't find it. Firefox does this ever… (read more)

I would like to set the tabs to display below the address bar in Firefox 89 64bit. I believe the setting is in about:config but I can't find it. Firefox does this every so often and I wish they would just have a button to say tabs on top, or tabs below address bar.

Asked by chip4343 6 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 5 months ago

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How do I make the font smaller in the bookmarks dropdown in Firefox 89?

Good afternoon. My Firefox has been updated to the new version but I noticed that the font size in my bookmarks dropdown menu has increased. I would prefer to make it s… (read more)

Good afternoon. My Firefox has been updated to the new version but I noticed that the font size in my bookmarks dropdown menu has increased. I would prefer to make it smaller as it used to all fit in one column without the need to scroll. Could someone tell me how, or if this can be done with the new version? Thanks and hope to hear back soon.

Asked by Figureguy 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Copy Link Icon in the Address Bar

Hello all, I used to have this setting whereby I had an icon at the end of the address bar which I could click on to copy whichever link was current at the time. I reinst… (read more)

Hello all,

I used to have this setting whereby I had an icon at the end of the address bar which I could click on to copy whichever link was current at the time. I reinstalled Firefox or something due to a problem I had and I can't seem to find that option anymore. I can't remember if it was an add-on or an option in Firefox itself as standard.

I'm using Firefox 89.0 on a Mac.

Does anybody know how I can get that icon back?

Thank you.

Asked by Jawzaa 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Menu Bar Colour

Good morning. My Firefox appears to have updated overnight and now my menu bar is a light grey colour instead of it's original black. I want to reset the menu bar colour … (read more)

Good morning. My Firefox appears to have updated overnight and now my menu bar is a light grey colour instead of it's original black. I want to reset the menu bar colour to black because I now have no contrast between it and my tabs. I have searched the help articles but none of them tells me how to do this. I am directed down the path: settings> extensions and themes> manage your themes.

Unfortunately I can see no way to 'manage' this theme. I would mention that I am a native English speaker but any so called 'discussion' of this issue uses what I call 'geek-speak' which is unintelligible to a non IT professional.

I would be most grateful for someone to explain to me in simple terms (ie keystroke by keystroke) how to re-set my menu bar colour to black, whilst noting that the text for (file, edit,view etc) needs to then be white rather than the pale grey which it has become.

As an after thought, does anyone know which developer it is that thinks it a good idea to mess with my original view settings during an update. It is NOT helpful and, quite frankly, really annoying.

Many thanks in advance to you wizards out there Chris

Asked by Chris 5 months ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 5 months ago

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White text on white background

Dear Community, after one of recent Firefox updates I experience an issue with text display on certain pages. Some text is not visible because it is white on white backgr… (read more)

Dear Community, after one of recent Firefox updates I experience an issue with text display on certain pages. Some text is not visible because it is white on white background. The text is there, I can highlight it. I am using latest Firefox release as suggested by auto update. This white on white issue is regardless of selected Theme, even in dark theme it is white on white. Please have a look at the attached screenshots.

Asked by waldektroc 5 months ago

Answered by waldektroc 4 months ago

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Version 89

The latest version has been loaded onto my PC. The list of bookmarks, in the drop down menu, has increased in the spacing between the lines. Now my bookmarks list goes … (read more)

The latest version has been loaded onto my PC. The list of bookmarks, in the drop down menu, has increased in the spacing between the lines. Now my bookmarks list goes off the bottom of the screen, whereas before my bookmarks were all visible. Is there a simple way of reducing the gap between the lines, the font size is OK.

Asked by Ken Cooper 6 months ago

Answered by Steve09 6 months ago

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Connecting to Brighthouse

When trying to connect to web site. We are sorry for the inconvenience; there was a problem processing your request at this time. Please contact Brighthouse Financial on… (read more)

When trying to connect to web site. We are sorry for the inconvenience; there was a problem processing your request at this time. Please contact Brighthouse Financial on (800) 882-1292 for further assistance. It works with Chrome and Edge. Contacting Brighthouse, they blame it on Firefox. Security settings? Worked until last update to Firefox. Does not work on any computer I have

Asked by soular21804 5 months ago

Answered by soular21804 5 months ago

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Hate new "tabs"

Sorry to rub salt into old wounds but this quote from a 2014 support post expresses my feelings exactly: "What's the point of a 'tab' if there's no tab? Text floating aro… (read more)

Sorry to rub salt into old wounds but this quote from a 2014 support post expresses my feelings exactly:

"What's the point of a 'tab' if there's no tab? Text floating around at the top of the page is not a tab."

Asked by JackieFromNabb 6 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 5 months ago

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Can't find tabs or see an opened new tab in 89, and I have over 100 open

My Sessions and Session Boss know I have all my tabs open presently. I can't see the tabs & I can't right click a bookmark and see a 2nd tab open. I had the tabs at t… (read more)

My Sessions and Session Boss know I have all my tabs open presently. I can't see the tabs & I can't right click a bookmark and see a 2nd tab open. I had the tabs at the top and just under the bookmarks bar. Now it is just one long blank bar. I disabled and then re-enabled proton, which is the worst upgrade experience ever. I changed to a simple theme, still no tabs. I downloaded the previous version 88, but it will start a new profile. I just want where I was 2 hours ago. I'll attach an image of the left upper screen with the blank tab bar.

Asked by lepiane 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Browser won't open any sites

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Fi… (read more)

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Firefox. The browser window opens normally but clicking on any bookmark or typing a web addy manually does nothing...it just stays blank. When using a bookmark, no address propagates to the address bar. In an effort to fix this I have done Firefox refresh (a few times now), run Firefox in troubleshoot mode (a few times and at least once this caused Firefox to crash), uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox (twice, second time WITHOUT saving prior account settings), restarted computer and uninstalled adblocker.

Absolutely NO change from any of this. My laptop (Apple with Firefox) works fine and the desktop WILL browse just fine on MS Edge, so this is not a connectivity problem. Any ideas on fixing this would be greatly appreciated. TIA

Tim

Asked by tjhartney 4 months ago

Answered by tjhartney 4 months ago

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How do I roll back?

This new update is so ugly I'd rather be vulnerable to all of the security fixes that were just patched than use Firefox 89.0. Also your feedback page is down, which is u… (read more)

This new update is so ugly I'd rather be vulnerable to all of the security fixes that were just patched than use Firefox 89.0.

Also your feedback page is down, which is unfortunate because I'd love to give some.

Asked by josh.carman 6 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 6 months ago

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Order of tab and address bar

Is there a way to manage the order of the "bars", mine recently changed to Menu bar at top, then tabs, then address bar, then bookmarks. I would like to switch up the tab… (read more)

Is there a way to manage the order of the "bars", mine recently changed to Menu bar at top, then tabs, then address bar, then bookmarks. I would like to switch up the tabs and address, reverse the order.

Asked by Brsabs 6 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 5 months ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Mac 11.4 Unable to connect to websites

I have been using Firefox for years; I trust and rely on your web Browser and use it almost exclusively. I have been unable to use Firefox on a site that I have used for… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for years; I trust and rely on your web Browser and use it almost exclusively. I have been unable to use Firefox on a site that I have used for years. I have also been having trouble signing into other sites as well. I cannot figure out how to fix the problem. I am not a computer expert and it would be great to have someone walk me through what I need to do. HELP!!!!!

Asked by Walleye87 5 months ago

Answered by Walleye87 5 months ago

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How do I set a different home page and home button.

I want the home page to be blank when I open the browser, I want the home button to a URL. This was possible in older versions, and when you then updated the browser it … (read more)

I want the home page to be blank when I open the browser, I want the home button to a URL. This was possible in older versions, and when you then updated the browser it maintained this difference - if it was already set. I did that once but I don't remember how far back on versions that is an option. Is it possible to do this in 89? If not, how far back should I go to install, make my home page and home button settings, then update to the current version. Then we're all good.

If you could supply a link to the correct FF file (windows 10, 64bit) that would be even more good.

thanks

Asked by callingdoug 5 months ago

Answered by callingdoug 5 months ago

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Upgraded from Firefox 88 to 89.0.2 on Mac OS 11.4 and found some websites displaying blank pages

Upgraded from Firefox 88 to 89.0.2 on Mac OS and found some websites displaying blank pages. https://docs.github.com/en/get-started/getting-started-with-git/caching-your-… (read more)

Upgraded from Firefox 88 to 89.0.2 on Mac OS and found some websites displaying blank pages.

https://docs.github.com/en/get-started/getting-started-with-git/caching-your-github-credentials-in-git Displays a white page. Other Github pages are fine.

https://app.pluralsight.com/player?name=f83ca95c-74e2-4a1d-8742-62b34ec47906&mode=live&clip=0&course=code-school-git-real&author=gregg-pollack Displays a dark grey page.

Both these websites were working fine in Firefox 88.

Any help much appreciated.

Asked by Dean Edridge 5 months ago

Answered by Dean Edridge 5 months ago