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Since update to 103.0.1, Mail opens links in a new FF window with a virgin profile.

Before I updated to FF 103.0.1, links I clicked on in e-mails in Outlook would open in an FF window using my existing default profile. Since updating to FF 103.0.1, these… (read more)

Before I updated to FF 103.0.1, links I clicked on in e-mails in Outlook would open in an FF window using my existing default profile. Since updating to FF 103.0.1, these links open in an FF window with a virgin profile. If no such window was already open (from clicking on another e-mail link) this will be a new FF window, even if FF was already open with my normal profile. As a result, e-mail links to PDFs open the files directly in FF (instead of asking me where to download them to, as I have configured in my profile) and I am missing my stored passwords when the links lead to websites that require login.

This is a real PITA! Is there anything I can do other than revert to an earlier FF version? Please help!

I am running Windows 10 2021H2.

Asked by rsbrux 9 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 hour ago

Access Denied

Howdy! Whether I use Google or DuckDuckGo or FireFox, I get this message at the VitaCost.com website when searching for products. I can get to the website via http or ht… (read more)

Howdy!

Whether I use Google or DuckDuckGo or FireFox, I get this message at the VitaCost.com website when searching for products. I can get to the website via http or https but this message stops me from ordering.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.vitacost.com/Search.aspx?" on this server. Reference #18.94467b68.1660002130.7f6a9bb

Can any one give me a clue?

God Bless y'all for any help provided.

Irish Texan

Asked by desmond1 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 hour ago

Firefox window refuses to open maximized

I've worked with Firefox for several years, and had it opening maximized. I recently manually resized the Firefox window to facilitate some work in which I needed some o… (read more)

I've worked with Firefox for several years, and had it opening maximized. I recently manually resized the Firefox window to facilitate some work in which I needed some other windows visible. However, now I can't get Firefox to open maximized. Instead, it opens a window going from the left edge of my screen (see the first image below) about a third of the width of the monitor, and it is showing the double box icon in the upper right corner indicating that the computer "thinks" it is in full screen. If I click that double box, the window immediately shifts to the right edge of the screen, occupying a space about a third of the monitor from the right edge, and shows a single box in the upper right corner of the window. If I click that single box, the window finally does expand to full screen, showing a double box in the upper right corner. I've tried all the manipulations I've seen concerning starting screen size (such as going to the shortcut icon properties and indicating the that the program should start "maximized") but I'm still getting this same behavior. Any thoughts? (I'm running Windows 11, with the latest version of Firefox.)

Asked by Jim 4 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 hours ago

gmail on Firefox

Within the last few days, the font in gmail has changed. When I go to gmail settings I can select a different font but the "save settings" remains greyed out and therefo… (read more)

Within the last few days, the font in gmail has changed. When I go to gmail settings I can select a different font but the "save settings" remains greyed out and therefore the change cannot be made. If I enter gmail on a different browser I can change the font. This fault seems to be related to Firefox. Do you have a solution?

Asked by jack.blair2505 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 hours ago

langage change for browser developer tools

changing the language in the settings does not change the language in browser developer tools. I would like the language in the browser developer tools to be English. I h… (read more)

changing the language in the settings does not change the language in browser developer tools. I would like the language in the browser developer tools to be English.

I have attached two screenshot. The red zone is always in French. I would like it to be in English. However, I changed the language in the settings. the second screenshot shows that I changed the language from French to English. But why this language change did not affect the development tools

Thanks in advance

Asked by torguephilippe 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Firefox not previewing pdf, it downloads pdf then open it

Before update, I could preview PDF directly without downloading it locally, now after update I need to download it first then it opens the downloaded file, any way to cha… (read more)

Before update, I could preview PDF directly without downloading it locally, now after update I need to download it first then it opens the downloaded file, any way to change this??

Asked by Abhay 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Outgoing Connections

Every time I launch Firefox, it attempts to connect to a number of domains automatically; some of which, it strikes me, may not be entirely necessary and should, therefor… (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox, it attempts to connect to a number of domains automatically; some of which, it strikes me, may not be entirely necessary and should, therefore, not be automatic.

For instance, I have automatic extension/plugin updates off by default, so why does FF try to connect to versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org and/or versioncheck-bg.addons.mozilla.org every time I launch it?


How many of the following do I actually need to give a pass to in my firewall and how many can I safely block?

I appreciate that a couple (e.g. githubusercontent) may be related to specific extensions/plugins, but the majority are from Mozilla/Firefox, so what what is each of them for, specifically?

aus5.mozilla.org ciscobinary.openh264.org content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net example.org firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com ipv4only.arpa publicsuffix.org push.services.mozilla.com raw.githubusercontent.com redirector.gvt1.com services.addons.mozilla.org versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org versioncheck-bg.addons.mozilla.org


Thanks.

Asked by imajzineer 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Verified By Amazon

I've noticed there is a "verified by Amazon" icon in my address bar next to the FF shield. How did it get there, can, or should, I remove it and how. I don't trust anyt… (read more)

I've noticed there is a "verified by Amazon" icon in my address bar next to the FF shield. How did it get there, can, or should, I remove it and how. I don't trust anything Amazon does, so if possible I would like it to be gone.

Asked by medicmarie 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 hours ago

I don't know how to switch windows in FF

Hello folks, I had 1025 tabs open in FF, in various groups using SimpleTabGroup. Somehow I've managed to get into a situation where, when I start FF, I get just three or … (read more)

Hello folks,

I had 1025 tabs open in FF, in various groups using SimpleTabGroup. Somehow I've managed to get into a situation where, when I start FF, I get just three or four of my most recently used tabs on startup.

I have no idea how to get back to the 1025 tabs I really want, but when I close FF I'm asked whether I want to close 1025 tabs, so hopefully they're still available somehow...

Any advice gratefully received!

Thanks in advance.

NB: Firefox 103.0 (64 bit). Xubuntu Linux.

Asked by Mikep129 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 hours ago

Not Able to Upload

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from wor… (read more)

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from working. Does anyone know how to fix it?

Asked by drlinmorel 3 months ago

Last reply by george6996 17 hours ago

Difference between ESR versions

What are the differences between Firefox ESR 91.12.0 and Firefox ESR 102.1.0 (available https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-esr)? I've read all I … (read more)

What are the differences between Firefox ESR 91.12.0 and Firefox ESR 102.1.0 (available https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-esr)?

I've read all I could find on the ESR releases and even found this release calendar that indicates that there are two versions, but not why there are two ESR versions.

Asked by 7l0wtyly 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Proxy / VPN

Hi. Since FF v103 it seems, when working with a VPN, and then trying to use also a browser extension VPN, it either does not or does not connect until after 45s. Before i… (read more)

Hi. Since FF v103 it seems, when working with a VPN, and then trying to use also a browser extension VPN, it either does not or does not connect until after 45s. Before it was immediate. It works in all other browsers (incl FF before v103). So this is a recent change in FF that harms normal VPN connections. I found out by trial and error, that changing the port of the VPN extension to 443 and disabling and enabling the extension and going back to v103 from v103.0.1 helped, but that should not be like that. So something has been broken in the latest v103.0.1 - please kindly look into it. Thank you!

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Asked by spdgnzls 17 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 9 hours ago

Disable automatic news feed reader preview setting

I'm trying to figure out how to disable your automatic news feed reader preview setting. Wading through your overly complicated and endless Support pages has taken more t… (read more)

I'm trying to figure out how to disable your automatic news feed reader preview setting. Wading through your overly complicated and endless Support pages has taken more time than it would take to install a different browser and start from scratch. I like Firefox, but this is ridiciulous. I've gone through all the preferences a half-dozen times or more.

Asked by mike.gold 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

Browser managed by "ImportEnterpriseRoots" and limiting my actions. Issue is, have ZERO idea who this organization is.

To Whom It May Concern: When going in to add exceptions (url's) for the security level (which is "Standard") I'm not being allowed to add any url as apparently my browser… (read more)

To Whom It May Concern:

When going in to add exceptions (url's) for the security level (which is "Standard") I'm not being allowed to add any url as apparently my browser is being managed by my "Organization" - problem is I have, and am not a part of any "organization" as I am self-employed. This is concerning on the level of security, the organization is shown as "ImportEnterpriseRoots" - and I have no idea wtf this so-called organization is. Has my browser been hijacked or compromised in a very unique sense? If so, it has been, from what I would imagine, more a from surveillance aspect. Either that or I performed some type of error, and do not know how to remedy this.

Would greatly appreciate any advice or information you can provide. Thanking you in advance,

Very sincerely, Brian S.

Email to respond to: brian.sim

Asked by Bluedragonfly 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

Picture-in-Picture Settings

For the past few days, my picture-in-picture that shows up for videos always just goes to fullscreen. I am unable to resize the video or have anything else up, it just be… (read more)

For the past few days, my picture-in-picture that shows up for videos always just goes to fullscreen. I am unable to resize the video or have anything else up, it just becomes a full screen of whatever I chose which defeats the purpose, I feel, of this setting.

Please help.

Asked by amazingirl400 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

4th and 5th mouse button different/broken

My 4th and 5th mouse button (The macro button on the mouse) used to be "Go back one page" and "Go forward one page" Now its changed into "Responsive design mode: and "Man… (read more)

My 4th and 5th mouse button (The macro button on the mouse) used to be "Go back one page" and "Go forward one page" Now its changed into "Responsive design mode: and "Manage Bookmark"

How do I change it back into go back and go forward? Thanks in advance

Asked by iwantmoney696969 15 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 14 hours ago