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Google drive files not downloading in Firefox Browser

I am using Firefox Browser V81.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Catalina and I'm experiencing issues with downloading files specifically from Google Drive. I can download other files … (read more)

I am using Firefox Browser V81.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Catalina and I'm experiencing issues with downloading files specifically from Google Drive. I can download other files using Firefox, but it doesn't work when using GDrive. I know it's an issue with Firefox because I've tried downloading the GDrive files using Safari and it's fine.

What happens is I'll click download and then there is no prompt that asks me if I'd like to download the file.

I also looked at this thread and followed the troubleshooting measures (including clearing the browser cache and starting Firefox in Safe Mode), but it did not solve the problem: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1157677]

I've also tried un-installing/re-installing Firefox. And I have my adblocker disabled for Google Drive.

Any suggestions for how to resolve the problem?

Asked by averagehuman 5 months ago

Answered by averagehuman 5 months ago

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Getting rid of Duckduckgo

I installed the Duckduckgo extension and decided after a week that I didn't want to use it any longer. I disabled the extension and in Preferences/Search selected Google … (read more)

I installed the Duckduckgo extension and decided after a week that I didn't want to use it any longer. I disabled the extension and in Preferences/Search selected Google to once again be my default search engine. But, when I do a search, Duckduckgo comes up as the default, and when I look in Preferences/Search it again shows as the default. I went back into extensions and totally removed Duckduckgo, reset Google again as the default but it reverts to Duckduckgo. I went into One-Click Search Engines and removed Duckduckgo, but then when I try to select my default search engine there are no search engines from which to choose. I clicked on Restore Default Search Engines but then I'm back to Duckduckgo being the default search engine. I've spent hours searching online with no success. How do I get rid of it and get Google back as my default? I'm using Firefox 82.0 on an iMac running Catalina. I updated to 82.0 hoping that might solve the issue, but no luck.

Asked by philmguy 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Print button saves file

Why does the Firefox print button launch the save window? When I open an attachment from an email to print, the print button automatically wants to save the document as a… (read more)

Why does the Firefox print button launch the save window? When I open an attachment from an email to print, the print button automatically wants to save the document as a PDF. If you try to open the PDF after being saved, it will launch the printer function on my MacBook Pro.

I have tried the procedures in the "Fix Printer Problem" article, which does not resolve the problem. If I refresh Firefox, the print button will work for a few days and then reverts to saving files.

I have removed and redownloaded Firefox multiple times, and I get the same results. I have used Firefox for quite a while and never had this problem. This issue is something that has started about two months ago.

Asked by gmichaelbargas 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Unknown shortcut. Content turned by 90 degrees. What happened?

It happened that I worked with an online workbook for classes that I have a subscription for. By mistake I pressed a keyboard shortcut (regrettably I don't remenber it, o… (read more)

It happened that I worked with an online workbook for classes that I have a subscription for. By mistake I pressed a keyboard shortcut (regrettably I don't remenber it, otherwse I would simply repeat the shortcut), and the content turned by 90 degrees. But not all of the content. The toolbar of the workbook ist still in the same position as it should be.

My suspicion is that the workbook simply is a PDF and that only the embedded PDF turned but not the whole browser window? Has anybody an idea of what to do?

Thank you!

Asked by geertje.koenig 5 days ago

Answered by geertje.koenig 5 days ago

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import login data

I want to import passwords from Lastpass (I've already exported to CSV file) According to Mozilla help there should be an option to import from file https://support.mozil… (read more)

I want to import passwords from Lastpass (I've already exported to CSV file)

According to Mozilla help there should be an option to import from file https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/import-login-data-file

I only see import from browser.

Asked by exekutive 4 days ago

Answered by exekutive 4 days ago

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change default search engine

I want to change my default search engine, but for some reason the drop-down menu on the preferences pane doesn't recognize Duck Duck Go or any other option other than Go… (read more)

I want to change my default search engine, but for some reason the drop-down menu on the preferences pane doesn't recognize Duck Duck Go or any other option other than Google. I just rebooted my computer and still it doesn't work. Please advise.

Asked by marcynewman 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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Autocomplete URL has stopped working

Firefox 86.0 (64-bit) on macOS When I start to type the URL for an address I use often, for example bar for barnesandnoble.com, I always get barefootyoga.com as a suggest… (read more)

Firefox 86.0 (64-bit) on macOS

When I start to type the URL for an address I use often, for example bar for barnesandnoble.com, I always get barefootyoga.com as a suggestion. I've never visited this website. It's not in my history. I have no idea what it's popping up when typing bar used to autofill barnesandnoble.

When barefootyoga pops up in the URL as a suggestion, I click SHIFT + DELETE, but barefootyoga appears the next time I type bar. (This is happening for almost all other websites where autocomplete used to work correctly--this is just one example.)

I've cleared all history for all time and restarted browser. Same result. After relaunch, I fully typed barnesandnoble.com and visited the website to get it back in history. I opened a new tab, typed bar, and barefootyoga began to autocomplete

In Preferences, I get the same unwanted result with these settings: Search > Search Suggestions > Disable/renable "Provide search suggestions" Privacy & Security > Address Bar > All check boxes selected except for search engine In about:config, I scanned options for browser.urlbar, but nothing looks like it would resolve this issue

I feel as if I am missing something obvious.

Asked by Zuzu 1 day ago

Answered by Zuzu 1 day ago

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Print PDF

Since upgrading to a newer version of FF, I find that I am unable to save to PDF like I've been doing so for years. The MacOS User Guide says to choose File > Print t… (read more)

Since upgrading to a newer version of FF, I find that I am unable to save to PDF like I've been doing so for years. The MacOS User Guide says to choose File > Print then Click the PDF pop up menu and choose Save as PDF.

Well, this open is no longer showing up in FF version 86.0. Can someone tell me how to get it back? Thanks.

Asked by bhill13 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 22 hours ago

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My Mac G5 OS10.3.9 is to old to get the latest upgrade. No solutions offered. Ownloading version 3.6.8 gets corrupt file message. What to do?

I have a Mac G5 system 10.3.9 too old to accept latest Firefox upgrade. Tried it and get 'corrupt file' message. What do I do? My hotmail account will not now work! This… (read more)

I have a Mac G5 system 10.3.9 too old to accept latest Firefox upgrade. Tried it and get 'corrupt file' message. What do I do? My hotmail account will not now work!

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== A new upgrade notice appeared in on launching my Hotmail.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Trying to upgrade to Firefox 3.6 on a Mac, 10.4.11. I'm being told I don't have sufficient priviledges. ??? (Thanks)

Having trouble trying to update to Firefox 3.6. I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges. Help is appreciated. This happened Just once or twice == trying to update to… (read more)

Having trouble trying to update to Firefox 3.6. I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges. Help is appreciated.

This happened

Just once or twice

== trying to update to Firefox 3.6 on a Mac, OSX 10.4.11

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Find 2.0.20 french version???

I have Mac Os 10.3.9. I can only use Firefox 2.0.20, but I can not find it anywhere to downlowd it! In french version if it is possible... Do you know where I can downloa… (read more)

I have Mac Os 10.3.9. I can only use Firefox 2.0.20, but I can not find it anywhere to downlowd it! In french version if it is possible... Do you know where I can download it? Thanks in advance!

Operating system

Mac Os 10,3,9

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by TXGuy 10 years ago

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hotmail basic function (sending e-mail) won't work on Mac OS X 10.3.9

My Mac OS X 10.3.9 with Firefox cannot handle Hotmail basic function sending emails. I can't upgrade the browser. I can receive email. URL of affected sites http://www.h… (read more)

My Mac OS X 10.3.9 with Firefox cannot handle Hotmail basic function sending emails. I can't upgrade the browser. I can receive email.

URL of affected sites

http://www.hotmail.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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When I attempt to download Firefox 3.5.10 I get a warning stating "disk image failed to mount - corrupt image", what can I do?

I am attempting to download "Firefox 3.5.10", each attempt the results state "The disk image failed to mount due to corrupt image". I really need this browser for my on-l… (read more)

I am attempting to download "Firefox 3.5.10", each attempt the results state "The disk image failed to mount due to corrupt image". I really need this browser for my on-line learning. Please help! By the way 2.0 downloaded fine, but is not compatible with the University web site.

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Every time Firefox opened

== Every time I attempted to download Firefox 3.5.10

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Stop Google from using Firefox Geolocation Feature

Not being paranoid, but how do I get google from ceasing to use the Firefox Geolocation Feature?? All it does is add time to loading web sites, not to mention I don't par… (read more)

Not being paranoid, but how do I get google from ceasing to use the Firefox Geolocation Feature?? All it does is add time to loading web sites, not to mention I don't particularly like anybody tracking my visitation. (ironic I use gmail, isn't it?)

== happens all the damn time

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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When downloading Firefox 3.6 the answer is: disk did not mount

when trying to upgrade Firefox the download proceeds but it prints out: Download failed to mount the disk. This happened Not sure how often == only when trying to upgrad… (read more)

when trying to upgrade Firefox the download proceeds but it prints out: Download failed to mount the disk.

This happened

Not sure how often

== only when trying to upgrade Firefox

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by TXGuy 10 years ago

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What is the newest version of Firefox I can run on my little iMac 600mhz snow with 512mb memory, and where can I download it? Thank you, AllnightVi@aol.com

What is the newest version of Firefox I can run on my little iMac 600mhz snow with 512mb memory, and where can I download it? Right now I'm running OS X 10.3.9 and Firefo… (read more)

What is the newest version of Firefox I can run on my little iMac 600mhz snow with 512mb memory, and where can I download it? Right now I'm running OS X 10.3.9 and Firefox 2.0.0.20 Thank you, sincerely, Virgil Fritz, AllnightVi@aol.com

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Every time Firefox opened

== I would access certain websites

Asked by AllnightVi 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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how to update Firefox on my Mac OSX 10.3.9, I currently have 2.0.0.20, I neither can not progress on Mac OSX as my HW is limited/old

I just wanted a possible update of firefox from 2.0.0.20 to higher on my Mac OSX 10.3.9. I can not go further on OSX as my hw is limited to that. This happened Not sure … (read more)

I just wanted a possible update of firefox from 2.0.0.20 to higher on my Mac OSX 10.3.9. I can not go further on OSX as my hw is limited to that.

This happened

Not sure how often

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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Cannot load 3.6 - disk image failed to mount - reason: corrupt image

Tried to load 3.6 and get the msg: disk image failed to mount. Reason: corrupt image. This happened Every time Firefox opened … (read more)

Tried to load 3.6 and get the msg: disk image failed to mount. Reason: corrupt image.

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Every time Firefox opened

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Is there a FF update (from 2.0.0.20) I can use with Mac OS X10.3.9

I keep getting "update" messages from Firefox, but when I try to update I get a "corrupt image" message. I suspect I cannot update because I am using Mac OS X 10.3.9 and… (read more)

I keep getting "update" messages from Firefox, but when I try to update I get a "corrupt image" message. I suspect I cannot update because I am using Mac OS X 10.3.9 and the update is for 10.4. (I'm currently using Firefox 2/0/0/20.) Is there an update I could use? Or is it time for a new Mac?

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A few times a week

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago