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link to open in new tab instead of new window

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click… (read more)

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click on the link for the website to see the information it is still opening in a new window. How can I fix this so I don't have a lot of new windows. It's irritating to have to close all those stinking windows just to get back to my original window. I just want the links I click on to open in a new tab.

Asked by beachcomber.paradise 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Twitter on Firefox missing functions

Hello, this appears to be a Firefox-exclusive problem as any other browser used will fix the issues listed below. However, when I am using Firefox, the following happens:… (read more)

Hello, this appears to be a Firefox-exclusive problem as any other browser used will fix the issues listed below. However, when I am using Firefox, the following happens:

  • I am unable to like or retweet anything, and cannot follow any accounts. Attempting to do so resets them if I refresh or click off the tab.
  • Notifications do not go away even when I view them
  • Any tweets I have cannot be deleted
  • Any info on my profile cannot be changed
  • I cannot log out

I've tried multiple ways to fix this, including clearing my cache, running in Safe Mode, and removing my saved login. None of these have worked, unfortunately. I've reached out to Twitter Support, but soon realized I wouldn't hear back about specific problems at all. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

Asked by mcpherson.angus 2 years ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 year ago

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Firefox does not reach 1Gb speed? how do i configure browser? Chrome and Edge does reach 1Gb at speedtest, Firefox does not

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download sp… (read more)

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download speed and 100 upload. If i do the same speed test with another browser, i get 900 MB download and 100 Mb upload. So , how do i configure Firefox in order to get same values than Edge and Chrome browsers? I understand it might has to be with some parameters in about:config . Could you give me some light on this? Thanks

Asked by elf_wolf 2 years ago

Last reply by Ernest 1 year ago

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Why is firefox showing 6 processes in my process list?

It's on an older machine but updating my hardware is not an option right now. I don't have this problem on any of my newer machines. I've been using firefox exclusiverly … (read more)

It's on an older machine but updating my hardware is not an option right now. I don't have this problem on any of my newer machines. I've been using firefox exclusiverly on multiple machines for more than 15 years and I have never had this or any issues until now.

Asked by eogprod 2 years ago

Last reply by smithjb 1 year ago

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Spelling checker does not work at all in text area

Hi I have read all the solutions suggested for helping solve problem with spelling checker tried a fix but to no help. Here is the problem, when i right click the mouse t… (read more)

Hi

I have read all the solutions suggested for helping solve problem with spelling checker tried a fix but to no help.

Here is the problem, when i right click the mouse to get access to language for spell checking, I do not get the alternatives that include selection of language. This happens in the text area but not in the address area where I can see the option of selecting the language and hence even being able to spell check.

I have tried selecting the language in Outlook, gmail, creating a post in LinkedIn and elsewhere and all I get is nothing.

Incidentally, writing here was ok without any issues.

So, friends out there, please help me solve this one

kind regards

Edward

Asked by edsev 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How Do I turn off Firefox Save-Password Question

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windo… (read more)

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windows 10, on MSI laptop.

Asked by mypho5599 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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HOW TO RESTORE OLD FIREFOX DATA?

How do i go about restoring my old firefox data? Firefox suggested restarting the browser and once it opened back up it deleted all my extentions etc. and placed an 'old … (read more)

How do i go about restoring my old firefox data? Firefox suggested restarting the browser and once it opened back up it deleted all my extentions etc. and placed an 'old firefox data' folder on my desktop. I tried finding solutions but nothing worked. I typed in about:profile. Went to default profile. I clicked on Local Directory - Show in folder. And then pasted everything from my old firefox data folder into that. And nothing worked. Any help????

Asked by atakankombat 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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facebook container

Hello good people, This is rather a request for advice than an issue report. I' ve learned about the facebook container add-on and wanted to know if there is a need for i… (read more)

Hello good people, This is rather a request for advice than an issue report. I' ve learned about the facebook container add-on and wanted to know if there is a need for it if someone was making sure to exclusively open facebook.com in its own profile. Say you set up a profile(from about:profiles) namely "BIg Brothers" for notorious trackers like google, facebook , twitter etc so they can perpetually track each other with simple rules to observe like : - Never open an external(shared) link - Never access any other website through that profile.

Is there a particular feature the add-on is bringing up that the native interface is missing ? The other reason is add-ons are great but they tend to bloat the system impeding the browsing experience. I am the kind of guy who opens 7 concurrent tabs each running heavy js code so the lighter the better.

Thank you in advance,

Dom

Asked by domignon 2 years ago

Last reply by user2851622 1 year ago

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Yahoo search is overriding my setting for Google search - how to stop this?

Not sure when this started or why it is happening. I have double checked that my settings have Google search set as my default search engine. Instead, Yahoo Search keeps … (read more)

Not sure when this started or why it is happening. I have double checked that my settings have Google search set as my default search engine. Instead, Yahoo Search keeps popping up.

How can I stop this?

Thank you!

-K

Asked by kwien.q101 2 years ago

Last reply by Standard8 1 year ago

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Using DuckDuckGo search engine

I have had to change the Search Engine back multiple multiple times after changing to DuckDuckGo and removing the others! Why does the system Windows 10, if that is the c… (read more)

I have had to change the Search Engine back multiple multiple times after changing to DuckDuckGo and removing the others!

Why does the system Windows 10, if that is the culprit continue to change it away from DDGo? I removed the Microsoft Edge File from my Computer. It used to be the one that replaced it!

Help

Asked by Ken's Desktop 2 years ago

Last reply by Standard8 1 year ago

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firefox browser

I just found out my computer has Firefox installed for windows 8. The version is up to date. The problem is that I have windows 10 and have had windows 10 from since I f… (read more)

I just found out my computer has Firefox installed for windows 8. The version is up to date. The problem is that I have windows 10 and have had windows 10 from since I first downloaded Firefox. Do you not have Firefox for windows 10?

Asked by maryconstancelowery 2 years ago

Last reply by migo 1 year ago

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Firefox starting automatically with windows

Firefox is starting automatically after I am restarting my Desktop with www.bing.com as default Home page. But I have selected the default Firefox Home page in options. … (read more)

Firefox is starting automatically after I am restarting my Desktop with www.bing.com as default Home page. But I have selected the default Firefox Home page in options. I have configured the related about:config option but that didn't help .

Asked by kumar_snehashis 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Problem: all email logins are showing in drop down despite setting "do not ask" and clearing cookies.

I am using containers, and have made every setting I can think of to keep my log-ins private. Instead, every time I go to ProtonMail I get shown every email login I hav… (read more)

I am using containers, and have made every setting I can think of to keep my log-ins private. Instead, every time I go to ProtonMail I get shown every email login I have used lately, including a gmail login I only use in a gmail container! ProtonMail advise they do not store this data.

The passwords are not stored, thank goodness.

HOW is Firefox saving it? WHERE? This is actually the creepy and intrusive tracking I came to Firefox to get away from - now they seem more like the perpetrator and I have to go right out of my way to protect myself from Firefox itself. Now I guess gmail knows all my protonmail logins.

Any solutions? I hope my tone is not too exasperated, but if there was another browser option out there right now I'd be gone in minutes.

Thank you!

Firefox for Windows 10, I believe the latest version

Asked by Cygnus 1 year ago

Last reply by VG_1227 1 year ago

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The browser is crashing/freezing

So every once for a while the firefox is freezing even with only 1 tab, its after i reinstalled windows 10 pro x64 and also little before but it wasnt bad as is it now. T… (read more)

So every once for a while the firefox is freezing even with only 1 tab, its after i reinstalled windows 10 pro x64 and also little before but it wasnt bad as is it now.

Thank you!

Asked by Nico 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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TOOLBAR and Drop down FONT SIZE ADJUSTMENT?

I'm struggling with my vision and need to increase the size of the fonts on the browser toolbar and associated drop downs. Can you please advise where that control is? … (read more)

I'm struggling with my vision and need to increase the size of the fonts on the browser toolbar and associated drop downs. Can you please advise where that control is?

Asked by StuckNtrfk 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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html5 video not displaying

Trying to set up HTML5 peer-peer video conferencing. Its working on Chrome but not Firefox. I have looked at all the available solutions. I have reinstalled firefox; I ha… (read more)

Trying to set up HTML5 peer-peer video conferencing. Its working on Chrome but not Firefox. I have looked at all the available solutions. I have reinstalled firefox; I have checked that media.windows.foundation is set to "true"; I have checked in "safe mode".

This challenge is an issue which occurs 90% of the time. I have yet to assess what conditions occur when html5 video is finally displayed. I can only say that display only occurrred once today and that was when I first inspected the site this morning.

This situation is occurring both in Firefox and the developer edition. Firefox is latest edition and there are no plugins

Any suggestions?

Asked by John345 2 years ago

Last reply by lu.menard 1 year ago