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Adblocker with own filter rules

Several years before, I had an adblocker add-on with a feature to define own filter rules. With that feature, I was able to block parts of often visited web pages with so… (read more)

Several years before, I had an adblocker add-on with a feature to define own filter rules.

With that feature, I was able to block parts of often visited web pages with some few mouse clicks only.

Unfortunately, I don't remember, which adblocker and which additional addon I used at that time.

How can I find back that solution for me?

Asked by firefox612 5 months ago

Last reply by McCoy 5 months ago

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Firefox 77 opens to newtab page instead of homepage

When opening firefox it opens to newtab instead of my homepage which is Yahoo. If I click on the home button it will go to my homepage but I shouldn't have to do that eve… (read more)

When opening firefox it opens to newtab instead of my homepage which is Yahoo. If I click on the home button it will go to my homepage but I shouldn't have to do that every time. I have cleared the cache and it will work once or twice only then back to the newtab page.

Asked by densyl93 3 months ago

Answered by densyl93 3 months ago

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I uninstalled the Adobe Acrobat official extension. how can I reinstall it?

the Adobe Acrobat extension stopped working. So I uninstalled it thinking I could find it on the list of add-ons and then reinstall it. However, apparently that's not the… (read more)

the Adobe Acrobat extension stopped working. So I uninstalled it thinking I could find it on the list of add-ons and then reinstall it. However, apparently that's not the way this works. So I tried installing an upgraded version of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, but the extension was not reinstalled in the process. I talked to the Adobe Acrobat help folks and they said that I have to uninstall and reinstall Firefox. I'm very worried about this because I have so many specific settings set up in Firefox and I don't want to lose any of those. Is there another workaround?

Asked by cgreek 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Disable picture in picture completely

On multiple websites I visit, picture in picture happens automatically when I scroll past a video or click another section of a page. I find it highly annoying and distr… (read more)

On multiple websites I visit, picture in picture happens automatically when I scroll past a video or click another section of a page. I find it highly annoying and distracting. I would like to disable it completely. How do I do this? I'd appreciate an answer that isn't too technical. Thanks.

Asked by lorifarley93 1 month ago

Last reply by James 1 month ago

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Yahoo Mail contacts disappeared when using FF, but show up when using Chrome

Hi all, yesterday I was trying to send an email (yahoo mail) (which I have used exclusively for years) and autocomplete was not working. Puzzled, I checked my contacts to… (read more)

Hi all, yesterday I was trying to send an email (yahoo mail) (which I have used exclusively for years) and autocomplete was not working. Puzzled, I checked my contacts to see if the person had somehow been deleted, and to my surprise - I had NO contacts. Oddly, they were all there if I checked "Yahoo Classic View." Naturally I assumed it was a Yahoo issue, but got nowhere trying to look into it. Finally it occurred to me to try opening mail in Chrome and lo and behold, all my contacts were present, regardless of which view of mail I chose.

I really don't want to switch to Chrome because of mail, and although Classic View does work in FF, Classic doesn't have the autocomplete feature - which was the original issue, so it wouldn't solve my issue to revert to it.

Does anyone have any thoughts? Should I refresh FF and lose all my themes and add-ons and have to find them all again, or just uninstall and reinstall? Or is there a simpler way?

Thanks in advance you guys! (Also I tried to upload pics, but they won't load for some reason, I let it run about five minutes at least.)

Asked by CatsinQ 3 weeks ago

Answered by CatsinQ 3 weeks ago

Captcha Doesn't show up. I can't authenticate in sites and entire sites don't show up.

I'm an author/writer of cozy mystery/suspense/crime/thrillers and adventure short stories. I do a LOT of research and participate in online forums for background for my … (read more)

I'm an author/writer of cozy mystery/suspense/crime/thrillers and adventure short stories. I do a LOT of research and participate in online forums for background for my books and to build my brand. I have been using Mozilla Firefox for almost 20 years and I love it. But I may be forced to change because of the two serious problems I'm having. Explanations below:

  1. 1. There are certain regular sites I go to that require me to choose images to verify I'm not a robot or click on "I'm not a Robot" in reCaptcha. I can't because those images and/or the box for eCaptcha don't show up. They're just not there. I have to sign out and sign into Microsoft Edge which I absolutely hate. If I have to change, it will probably be Google Chrome.
  1. 2. Also, many of the sites I use regularly don't show up anymore. All I can see is text down the left side. None of the images are there and I can't tell where to click to go to different pages.

This has all been going on for months. I had hoped your updates would fix this, but they haven't. I don't want to change browsers, but I may have to because I MUST be able to verify my identity and be able to see some important sites I use regularly to post comments, etc.

I hope you can help me. I'm 85 and have absolutely no technological computer knowledge so please don't send me a lot codes because I would have no idea what to do with them. I pray this can be fixed.

I have a Dell PC and am using Windows 7, 32-bit.

Thank you, Gail S. Kibby White.

Asked by GSKWAuthor 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps to the bottom

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar has appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps t… (read more)

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar has appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps to the bottom that becomes pink... SOOOOOOO annoying. How can I get rid of it forever???? Sorry, do not know a proper name for this trouble!!! I wish it was clearly stated if I want this "update" and how I can get rid of it. I stopped updating anything at all at this stage! It drives me absolute bonkers, I am thinking of deleting firefox completely! Yes I use windows7 and love it, do not want to switch to 10. I have no clue what version of firefox I am using, I was updating when prompted, but fed up with this pink bar, like it sits in my livers now!!!

Asked by callita1 1 week ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

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Firefox Monitor - unable to find button to add new email addresses

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in,… (read more)

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in, I've been struggling to find the button that allows me to add new email addresses. I've searched the support article for Monitor for this information, but to no avail: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-monitor. So I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction?

Asked by Jonathan 1 week ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

Firefox updating two profiles with places files

I run Firefox 52.9.0 32bit ESR as main browser - for reasons to do with our server I also run under a separate profile Firefox 68.12.0 ESR 32 bit for testing When using 5… (read more)

I run Firefox 52.9.0 32bit ESR as main browser - for reasons to do with our server I also run under a separate profile Firefox 68.12.0 ESR 32 bit for testing

When using 52.9.0 whenever I change a bookmark, it ALSO updates the file in the V68 profile folder! I have no idea why as both profiles should be separate. The time stamps are the same.

I need to keep the V68 profile completely isolated from the V52 so need to try and stop this unusual updating!

Both profiles are NOT local and located in F:drive under different folders. Both versions are started as:- "I:\Firefox New\firefox.exe" -P "Firefox New" and "I:\Firefox\firefox.exe" -P "Firefox Old" and the profiles.ini file points correctly

Any suggestions please - and no I can not update them as needed for specific purposes!

rgds

Asked by firefox982 1 week ago

Last reply by firefox982 6 days ago

ctrl + click opens new tab but also goes to link in CURRENT tab

See subject. I swear I think this works correctly sometimes, but other times (majority) it does this. Yes I know about middle click (which works as expected) but consider… (read more)

See subject. I swear I think this works correctly sometimes, but other times (majority) it does this.

Yes I know about middle click (which works as expected) but considering this should work correctly I'm curious what is going on.

This is FF on Win 10.

Any ideas?

Asked by TimC2k 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Why is Firefox downloading .json files and how do I stop it?

Since two weeks ago, Firefox has downloaded stg-backup-[date]@drive4ik.json files in folder "STG-backups-FF-80.0.1" under downloads. I have no idea why and I want it to s… (read more)

Since two weeks ago, Firefox has downloaded stg-backup-[date]@drive4ik.json files in folder "STG-backups-FF-80.0.1" under downloads.

I have no idea why and I want it to stop. Anyone know anything?

Asked by canadianicicles1999 1 week ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

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scroll bar disappears

using FF V 80.0.1 (64bit) with W10 actual service release. When I call www.t-online.de I can see the scroll bar for some seconds but then it disappears and I can't scroll… (read more)

using FF V 80.0.1 (64bit) with W10 actual service release. When I call www.t-online.de I can see the scroll bar for some seconds but then it disappears and I can't scroll the page neither with mouse nor with key. Any idea what to do or what to manage in order to avoid the failure. When calling this site with Edge there is no problem ????

Asked by Hansz 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

Can Firfox save multiple browser windows (with mutiple tabs in each)?

Hi guys, When a user closes mutiple Chrome browser windows (with mutiple tabs in each window), Chrome will open them all the next time the user opens Chrome browser. Fire… (read more)

Hi guys, When a user closes mutiple Chrome browser windows (with mutiple tabs in each window), Chrome will open them all the next time the user opens Chrome browser. Firefox however only opens the last closed browser window, "forgeting" all previous closed windows. Is there a way to make Firefox remember and open multiple windows?

Thank you very much!

Asked by teflon3 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Registering a FIDO2 SECURITY KEY to be used for digital currency buying or trading

I purchased a THETIS FIDO2 SECURITY KEY for use in digital currency transactions. I registered the key in my Firefox account on my Windows computer. When I attempted to u… (read more)

I purchased a THETIS FIDO2 SECURITY KEY for use in digital currency transactions. I registered the key in my Firefox account on my Windows computer. When I attempted to use the key for two step authentication in my Coinbase account on the same computer, it was not recognized. What can I do?

Asked by kwalton108 1 week ago

Firefox has begun changing my address when I enter it in an online form on a website

Firefox has begun changing my address when I enter it in an online form on a website. Instead of saving my address as entered, it alters it to something else. For examp… (read more)

Firefox has begun changing my address when I enter it in an online form on a website. Instead of saving my address as entered, it alters it to something else. For example, if I enter my address as "1234 Camino Las Roblas" it changes it to "1234 The Roblas Road". I'm not having the same issue with other browsers. Also, when I check the address as entered by Firefox with another browser, the other browser shows that it's reading correctly. So it appears that Firefox may be entering my address correctly but just not displaying a correct readout. I'm wondering if it's automatically translating the "Camino Las" part of my address from Spanish to English and substituting "The _____ Road"? Would like to know if anyone else has experienced this and how to correct. Thanks much.

Asked by haddad.david 1 week ago