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FF suddenly auto downloads to download folder. How to stop it?

For over a decade I've used FF, and when I download things (99% of the time from Yahoo) I set FF to "always ask" what to do with downloads. Suddenly that changed and it … (read more)

For over a decade I've used FF, and when I download things (99% of the time from Yahoo) I set FF to "always ask" what to do with downloads. Suddenly that changed and it started downloading everything automatically to the Download Folder.

I went to options and changed everything back to "always ask."

FF does always ask... but... it ALSO still auto downloads to the Downloads Folder now.

And I can't figure out how to stop that.

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by lewistonlaw 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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GOOGLEADSERVICES

When I do a search using google, and then click on a choice (one of the first sites listed) my browser tries to go to something called "googleadservices" and it will not … (read more)

When I do a search using google, and then click on a choice (one of the first sites listed) my browser tries to go to something called "googleadservices" and it will not load. Just hangs up and gives me a blank page. How do I stop this or remove googleadservices?

Asked by Michael Z. Jody 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Amazon "Returns & Orders" page will not load... Mac

Amazon "Returns & Orders" page will not load... Mac/Firefox computer even it trouble shoot mode. Page just continues to partially load and repeats until I stop it. … (read more)

Amazon "Returns & Orders" page will not load... Mac/Firefox computer even it trouble shoot mode. Page just continues to partially load and repeats until I stop it.

Asked by gspelucin 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox sync

Hi, when I had cleaned out all my bookmarjks duplicates (and they were many 50.000 accumulated through the years)on my Linuxmachine and turned on my Windows 10 machine th… (read more)

Hi, when I had cleaned out all my bookmarjks duplicates (and they were many 50.000 accumulated through the years)on my Linuxmachine and turned on my Windows 10 machine they were all back. So my question is: what data is saved when syncing with Firefox sync? And I dont mean the different types you can choose between ,no I mean: when I change one thing on onea logged in firefox on one machine doesnt that change the status of, and in my example the bookmarks on the other machines? Or is it the other way around, namely: will the second machine with all the duplicate bookmarks change the sync-"base" so they will be back on all other machines again? Very confusing especially if youre logged into moire machine then one at the same time. Please answer me, I really need to clean up my firefox's accumulated duplicates pretty quick. Sincerely Wal

Asked by Wal 2 years ago

Last reply by Wal 2 years ago

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Cached Web Content (320kb)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use b… (read more)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use but not any longer.

Asked by Jason Allen 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Cannot Connect to NAS via Firefox

Hello Firefox - I connect to my NAS via Firefox, after a recent NAS update I've been experiencing issues with connecting to my machine. Touching on all abases before pani… (read more)

Hello Firefox - I connect to my NAS via Firefox, after a recent NAS update I've been experiencing issues with connecting to my machine. Touching on all abases before panic, is this an issue you can prescribe a visit to settings which may resolve the problem? This is the error message - Unable to connect An error occurred during a connection to 192.XXX.X.XX. The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments. If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection. If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Asked by The McDaddy 2 years ago

Last reply by Bill 2 years ago

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Canvas Issues

I need to access Canvas as part of my school coursework. As of yesterday, Canvas refuses to load in Firefox. I've restarted my Mac, made sure Firefox is up to date, and t… (read more)

I need to access Canvas as part of my school coursework. As of yesterday, Canvas refuses to load in Firefox. I've restarted my Mac, made sure Firefox is up to date, and tried running Canvas in Chrome, where it worked just fine. My internet connection is also stable. All other websites seem to be working in Firefox, but for some reason Canvas doesn't load after any amount of time and the interface appears as the attached image. Any help? Firefox is my preferred browser and I actually cannot do any online coursework without Canvas, so any suggestions or advice are very welcome.

Asked by krismalbo86 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Firefox print app suggestion

The new Firefox print app controls have a default of print ALL. To print a specific number of pages requires three steps: clicking on the drop down, selecting Custom, and… (read more)

The new Firefox print app controls have a default of print ALL. To print a specific number of pages requires three steps: clicking on the drop down, selecting Custom, and then entering the desired pages to print. This setup for pages to print is too time-consuming and not ecological either, in that users may often rely on the default and print all the pages when they are not needed or wanted. ''''What might be better is to place just to the right of ALL a box for entering the selected pages to print, eg. 2-3. ' Entering numbers into this box automatically deselects ALL, as it does on the Windows 10 system app. This way users could immediately enter the desired pages to print. If no page numbers are entered, then the default is ALL. This approach saves time and reduces waste of ink and toner. If ODD and EVEN options must be retained, then retain the Custom drop down, but put the box for selected pages just to the right of ALL for immediate entry of chosen page numbers. Perhaps a high percentage of Firefox users print web pages to selected page numbers--can't prove it, but very plausible.

Asked by Quenchoo 2 years ago

Last reply by Quenchoo 2 years ago

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I can no longert load a particular website only on firefox

I'm no longer able to a particular website: https://www. bdo.com.ph onFfirefox. However, I'm still able to do so on other browsers, specifically Chrome and Edge. The … (read more)

I'm no longer able to a particular website: https://www. bdo.com.ph onFfirefox. However, I'm still able to do so on other browsers, specifically Chrome and Edge.

The error message I receive is:

"Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.bdo.com.ph. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more…"

Please assist.

Asked by rblevy2 2 years ago

Last reply by koch.bidyut.koch 1 year ago

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Failed download: How to resume my 60+gig. It suddenly just went failed and I can't even see .part in the download folder

I downloaded a large filed in my Firefox Browser and it took me 2 days to download the file but when it's almost done, it suddenly failed download. Can you help me resume… (read more)

I downloaded a large filed in my Firefox Browser and it took me 2 days to download the file but when it's almost done, it suddenly failed download. Can you help me resume the download? I think it stopped around 60 gig.

Asked by michaelferrer2k18 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes when signing into Outlook webmail

Whenever I try to sign into Outlook Webmail (https://outlook.office.com/), Firefox crashes. I am on a MacOS Monteray (12.2.1). I have cleared all Firefox caches and cooki… (read more)

Whenever I try to sign into Outlook Webmail (https://outlook.office.com/), Firefox crashes. I am on a MacOS Monteray (12.2.1). I have cleared all Firefox caches and cookies. I have completely uninstalled and re-installed Firefox. I have run it with my usual extensions, and completely clean, without any extensions and just the default settings.

The initial login page loads fine, and I type in the email address associated with the account. This takes me to the password page. If I type in an incorrect password, the site tells me so immediately. If I type the correct password, Firefox crashes--I get the spinning beachball cursor and (application not responding) in the dock. My only recourse is to force-quit Firefox.

Outlook webmail used to work fine in Firefox--I used it on this very machine nearly every day. The only change was that I recently had to update my email password. But again, I have had to do that every three months for years and have never had any problems.

Outlook webmail works just fine on this machine in Safari and Chrome. It's only Firefox that has any problems with it.

Any ideas about how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Ambivalent 2 years ago

Last reply by Ambivalent 2 years ago

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Addons

The addons on Firefox aren't showing up in the toolbar, even though it says that its enabled in the settings page. The only addon showing up is uBlock Origin, nothing els… (read more)

The addons on Firefox aren't showing up in the toolbar, even though it says that its enabled in the settings page. The only addon showing up is uBlock Origin, nothing else appears on the toolbar. This started only recently, I'm on Firefox 98.0.2 (64 bit).

Thanks in advance!

Asked by marcleok101 2 years ago

Last reply by marcleok101 2 years ago

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Recover old session before potentially accidentally deleting

I'm trying to recover a profile that has the most recent history, tabs and pinned tabs that I seem to have either lost or overwritten yesterday. I can try to reconstruct … (read more)

I'm trying to recover a profile that has the most recent history, tabs and pinned tabs that I seem to have either lost or overwritten yesterday. I can try to reconstruct from my actual history but I don't remember everything I had open. I'm also not sure what to do with all the profiles that are associated with my browser. The version with my actual name is not the default and is an initial version I used on an older computer.A ny easy answers would be appreciated. It's frustrating that there is no way to contact them Mozilla directly.

Thanks

Asked by ellenceegee 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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I need downloaded files eg bank statements to open with Adobe Acrobat, not via browser.

I download some documents and save them on my hard drive. When I open them, it opens Firefox instead of opening Acrobat reader. I need to be able to work offline with t… (read more)

I download some documents and save them on my hard drive. When I open them, it opens Firefox instead of opening Acrobat reader. I need to be able to work offline with them in Adobe - I do not want the HTML version. This has only started happening recently. If this can't be solved I will have to try another browser. I am a reasonably savvy user but I am not a technical expert. Thanks for any help going - I am desperate. They all seem to have saved themselves as HTML documents. Any ideas?

Asked by diane.flute 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago