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URLs in search lists do not change color anymore after visiting them

Here is my system's status: Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) Bitdefender Total security (newest version) Windows 10, 64bit, Version 10.0.19043 Build 19043 Since a short while I e… (read more)

Here is my system's status: Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) Bitdefender Total security (newest version) Windows 10, 64bit, Version 10.0.19043 Build 19043

Since a short while I experienced that URLs in search lists did not change their color anymore as before to show them as already visited. This is a major impediment in using searches systematically. I cannot pin the timing for that problem down to a certain event as there had been updates to all 3 of the above mentioned system elements, OS, AV & Firefox. I tried to go through a number of suggested solutions to the problem without achieving anything. Pls note: -Browser is NOT set to "always search in privacy" -Browser is set to remember browsing history -Cross checking with MS Edge showed the same problem - means that it is probably not a Firefox internal issue -Tweaking MS/Edge privacy settings were equally unsuccessful

Does anybody have a suggestion where the problem might be rooted? I spent already several hours on this and it feels like a dead end. Thank you in advance for every hint in the right direction. JM

Asked by juergen-m 1 minute ago

Sponsored Shortcuts - Facebook

Hi all, i'm having an issue where everytime i start the browser, a facebook "tile" shows up in the first empty square in the main page shortcuts section, i disabled the s… (read more)

Hi all, i'm having an issue where everytime i start the browser, a facebook "tile" shows up in the first empty square in the main page shortcuts section, i disabled the sponsored shortcuts, and removed it, but it keeps coming back, no idea what to do.

Asked by careca 28 minutes ago

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Extra space under the address bar

There is now an extra space underneath the address bar after i deleted "Most Visited" and "Getting Started". Is there any way to fix this? See the attached screenshot. … (read more)

There is now an extra space underneath the address bar after i deleted "Most Visited" and "Getting Started". Is there any way to fix this? See the attached screenshot.

Asked by edwabr123 12 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 10 hours ago

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Firefox 90.0.2 (W10) Opened up Firefox & found all logins/passwords had been lost

Have been through the previous advice given regarding this topic & most of it is of no help. There is no 'old firefox data' folder on the desktop or elsewhere, so pre… (read more)

Have been through the previous advice given regarding this topic & most of it is of no help. There is no 'old firefox data' folder on the desktop or elsewhere, so presume this is not due to an update. I also haven't recently installed any AV software. The logins.json file and logins-backup.json file have reduced down to 2KB, when they should be much larger (approx 100KB). Both files dated 31/07/2021. Fortunately I have a number of PC's - one of which I used Firefox on yesterday, so I have copies of both .json files dated 30/07/2021. They are both sized 125KB. I have noted that the PC's all have 2 User profiles, the first being the .default profile & the second the .default-release profile. On the PC I am having the problem with, the active profile appears to be the .default profile whereas on the other PC's it is the .default-release profile. I am going to replace the 31/07/2021 files with the 30/07/2021 files & see if that solves things, but it won't answer why the situation happened in the first place. Just to clarify, the active profile on all the PC's is the only one that contains the logins.json and logins-backup.json files. In fact, on the other PC's the non-active profile only contains one file: times.json, whereas on the problem PC it contains a lot more, sub-directories as well as files.

Asked by tmartynjones 14 hours ago

Answered by tmartynjones 14 hours ago

Cannot Surf Web on Firefox

Recently I have been unable to surf the web on my Firefox Browser. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling it a few time to no avail. I have checked my Firewall settin… (read more)

Recently I have been unable to surf the web on my Firefox Browser. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling it a few time to no avail. I have checked my Firewall settings and Firefox is not blocked. I know other browsers work as I am sending this through Edge.

I checked my event viewer and found that Firefox was being denied access (see attached pic). Any suggestions to get this resolved would be welcome.

Asked by andrematti83 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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can't sign in to hotmail today

I opened Firefox this morning, and was greeted by a new website. Very impressive! BUT I can't log in to my hotmail account!! the sign in page doesn't open at all!!! p… (read more)

I opened Firefox this morning, and was greeted by a new website. Very impressive! BUT I can't log in to my hotmail account!! the sign in page doesn't open at all!!! please advise!! thanks ... k

Asked by karingK 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

Firefox will not open. says it is already open. it is not. it closed in a crash. Usuall...

Firefox will not open. says it is already open. it is not. it closed in a crash this am. Usually when this happens, my open window return easily. The won't. And firefox i… (read more)

Firefox will not open. says it is already open. it is not. it closed in a crash this am. Usually when this happens, my open window return easily. The won't. And firefox insists that it is open and will not open anew.

Asked by thepinecone 21 hours ago

Last reply by thepinecone 18 hours ago

Unable to print a 72-page long website

Unable to print the following webiste using Firefox for Windows 10 (build 2101): https://www.duckware.com/tech/wifi-in-the-us.html Only the first and the last pages had c… (read more)

Unable to print the following webiste using Firefox for Windows 10 (build 2101):

https://www.duckware.com/tech/wifi-in-the-us.html

Only the first and the last pages had content, the rest were all blank pages. It's a long website, and possibly uses custom font. But then not all pages were printed blank.

Tried resetting printer settings and starting in safe mode. No joy.

Micro$oft Edge printed the website fine.

Asked by Mr. Man-wai Chang 19 hours ago

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Search.....

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address … (read more)

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address bar... Go back to the Google box on the homepage.... You've made it useless....

Asked by koyotee 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

When I open a new tab , the cursor is automatically placed in the address bar

I have google set as my home page, and also on every new tab that opens. But when I open a new tab, the cursor is automatically positioned in the address bar, whereas I w… (read more)

I have google set as my home page, and also on every new tab that opens. But when I open a new tab, the cursor is automatically positioned in the address bar, whereas I want to insert my search terms in the seach box in the middle of the page. How can I stop search terms being written in the address bar? Florio

Asked by Florio 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 20 hours ago

My account has been locked and is not getting unlocked.Because the opinion of learn more is coming in place of get started.Request you to check system and back my account

My account has been locked and is not getting unlocked.Because the opinion of learn more is coming in place of get started.Request you to check system and back my account… (read more)

My account has been locked and is not getting unlocked.Because the opinion of learn more is coming in place of get started.Request you to check system and back my account

Asked by matajij922 1 day ago

Contacting mozilla

I know this is not the right place to ask this question, but there is no other way that i am aware of. i tried contacting mozilla at research_requests@mozilla.com because… (read more)

I know this is not the right place to ask this question, but there is no other way that i am aware of. i tried contacting mozilla at research_requests@mozilla.com because i need something, well for my research paper, and as soon as i sent my email, it says that this address does not exist. Does anyone know where else i could contact them about this?

Asked by netopir110 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Update notifications

I am really tired of FF notifying me that an update is available. Every few minutes for the entire session. I know when I want or if I want to upgrade. Let me decide. Let… (read more)

I am really tired of FF notifying me that an update is available. Every few minutes for the entire session. I know when I want or if I want to upgrade. Let me decide. Let me disable the notifications.

Is there a way to turn of update noticications once and for all? Thanks

Asked by JNP 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

FF no longer access to Belgian EID official websites (version 90.0.2)

Since version 90.0.2 there is a problem with all our clients with the Belgian EID access to official Belgian gouverment websites. Rollback to version 89 solves the proble… (read more)

Since version 90.0.2 there is a problem with all our clients with the Belgian EID access to official Belgian gouverment websites. Rollback to version 89 solves the problem.

Asked by 3d3 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

cannot get off of duck duck go even though the settings say I'm on Firefox which is what I want

I just want to vent nicely I'm using DuckDuckGo and I wish I could continue using it. But now I have concert tickets stored on my phone and this forces me to use Firefox … (read more)

I just want to vent nicely I'm using DuckDuckGo and I wish I could continue using it. But now I have concert tickets stored on my phone and this forces me to use Firefox browser. So I changed the settings to Firefox but DuckDuckGo continues to be the browser that I'm using even though when I go back and check the settings it says Firefox. So I'm going to have to delete DuckDuckGo. I'm already very unhappy that I'm being forced to use Firefox which does not seem to provide as much cover as ducked up go and ultimately back to Chrome if things continue in this convoluted complicated unhelpful manner. It just seems like technology is going backwards I understand that we're making advances but when it comes to simple tasks like going to a concert things have gotten horribly out of control My work site is practically frozen up with problems. And it's because they keep adding on instead of just simplifying and securing and battening down the hatches. They've got to stop trying to do so many different things

Asked by KC 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago