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adobe flash player for firefox

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my … (read more)

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my browser?Where from should I download? I've got the Hebrew version of firefox for windows.Thank you very much!

Asked by amitbr16 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Firefox Page auto refresh is disabled, how do I enable it?

Tesco use Auto Refresh when you are in a Q for booking a slot for deliveries/click and collect, my page does not auto refresh, I get a message informing me that Firefox h… (read more)

Tesco use Auto Refresh when you are in a Q for booking a slot for deliveries/click and collect, my page does not auto refresh, I get a message informing me that Firefox has prevented the page from reloading. I can't find a tab in settings/options which will allow the page to reload/refresh. I am running Windows 7. Any ideas?

Asked by Ike 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 months ago

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Firefox has serious problems in Mac OS

Version 76 has serious problems in Mac Mojave and Catalina. I'm thinking of moving to another browser if the problems aren't fixed in a few weeks. In Mac Mojave, the UI s… (read more)

Version 76 has serious problems in Mac Mojave and Catalina. I'm thinking of moving to another browser if the problems aren't fixed in a few weeks. In Mac Mojave, the UI sometimes blinks and sometimes becomes black. I had to restart the app but it happened quite frequently. After updating to Catalina, all shortcuts are unusable, most right click menus are blank and even the menu bar is blank. When hovering the mouse over the menu bar, nothing displays, just blank menus. Sometimes, the app starts up with default UI although I customised it a bit. In those cases, I had to close the tab or even restart the app.

I'm getting disappointed and perhaps I'll move to another browser soon.

Asked by Penta-Power 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Top Sites and Highlights still not working

Top sites, highlights not populating after attempting all the suggested fixes. Antivirus disabled and checked, no change. Refreshed Firefox, cleared out cache. I'm out of… (read more)

Top sites, highlights not populating after attempting all the suggested fixes. Antivirus disabled and checked, no change. Refreshed Firefox, cleared out cache. I'm out of options. I have only empty tiles on the home screen. Pocket tiles does populate.

Asked by Mary 2 months ago

Answered by Enigma 2 months ago

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Move cache to Ramdisk

Hi, I created a new profile because of crashes. I have Firefox version 81.0.1 (64-bit). I have Ramdisk but I cannot edit anymore the cache location in browser.cache.disk.… (read more)

Hi, I created a new profile because of crashes. I have Firefox version 81.0.1 (64-bit). I have Ramdisk but I cannot edit anymore the cache location in browser.cache.disk.parent_directory. I can only toggle true-false but can't add the ramdisk location. Aren't we allowed anymore to use a ramdisk for cache?

Best regards, Ion

Asked by florinds 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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managing my browser

In the search settings it has "Your browser is being managed by your organisation", what is that about? I don't belong to any organisation, and want to manage my own brow… (read more)

In the search settings it has "Your browser is being managed by your organisation", what is that about? I don't belong to any organisation, and want to manage my own browser.

Asked by ariari84 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Mouse pointer keeps spinning for up to 40 seconds after launch

I am running Debian 10 Linux and recently upgraded Firefox ESR to version 78.3.0 . I noticed that whenever I launch Firefox that the mouse pointer "spins" for up to 40 s… (read more)

I am running Debian 10 Linux and recently upgraded Firefox ESR to version 78.3.0 . I noticed that whenever I launch Firefox that the mouse pointer "spins" for up to 40 seconds after launch. This does not seem to affect usability but is visually unpleasant. I have done the following things: 1. Start in Safe Mode: The spinning mouse pointer is no longer spinning after launch. 2. Disabled all plugins and extension and launch Firefox: The pointer keeps spinning. 3. Downloaded Firefox 80 and launched: Pointer keeps spinning. 4. Changed home page to a blank screen: Pointer keeps spinning. 5. Uninstalled Firefox ESR and re-installed: Pointer keeps spinning. 6. Checked for viruses, trojans, and other malware: none found.

Interestingly, if I launch Firefox ESR from a terminal (eg "firefox-esr &") the spinning mouse pointer is not present. HMMMM! This is the command that is used in the desktop icon: /usr/lib/firefox-esr/firefox-esr %u . Is there a problem with that command. I may modify that command and see what happens. Feedback would be appreciated.

Asked by jsamcr 5 days ago

Answered by jsamcr 5 days ago

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Why have my STG backup files started to appear on my desktop?

I have noticed a new folder has appeared on my desktop - out of the blue - labelled "STG-backups-FF-81.0.1" If I delete it, it is simply replaced by another one at some p… (read more)

I have noticed a new folder has appeared on my desktop - out of the blue - labelled "STG-backups-FF-81.0.1" If I delete it, it is simply replaced by another one at some point, later on. I assume this folder is created by Firefox and the back-up file information is saved in it automatically. Surely the folder should be in a different location? Has anyone any ideas on where this is supposed to be, and how to get Firefox to revert to saving the files in it in the correct place?

Asked by Onebrow 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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How do I disable the URL Drop down

I am NOT asking to remove content from the drop down - already done. I do not want the drop down to open - at all. On a Mac the drop down interferes with the normal entry… (read more)

I am NOT asking to remove content from the drop down - already done. I do not want the drop down to open - at all.

On a Mac the drop down interferes with the normal entry user interface. The normal text interface is: type to move to first/last character use the up/down arrow. The dropdown interferes with this standard behavior. The up/down arrow will not move the cursor to the first/last character in the url - until/ or unless the user hits <esc> to close the dropdown.

I have looked at the browser.urlbar preferences and do not see a setting that will change this behavior.

Is there a way to do this, so that url entry is doen entirely in the url bar - and not in the drop down. (and before this is discussed - I do Not want to have Any type ahead/lookup done on the urls entered, and have already disabled all of these options, so there is no need for the dropdown).

Thank you Mac OS X 10.13.6 FF 81.0

Asked by forsaleinpgh 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Search engine hijacked, add-on page is empty

My search engine, set to be Google in Settings, is Yahoo every time I try to search. I went to your "solutions" page and followed all instructions, to no avail. When I … (read more)

My search engine, set to be Google in Settings, is Yahoo every time I try to search. I went to your "solutions" page and followed all instructions, to no avail. When I open "add-ons" I get nothing but a blank page. I deleted and reinstalled Firefox, and that did nothing either. I've been forced to change to Chrome as my default browser, and there I can use Google. Please help!

Asked by kraussmichaeli 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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YouTube doenst work in second tab

Maybe you can help me.. When i start YouTube in one Tab i dont have any problems, but if i open a second Tab and go to YouTube i only can click at a video and than it doe… (read more)

Maybe you can help me..

When i start YouTube in one Tab i dont have any problems, but if i open a second Tab and go to YouTube i only can click at a video and than it doesnt load. I even dont see a black video window, theres just that white/light greay background, i also cant click on other recommended videos on this site.

If i open a video from the first tab by open in other tab i have the same problem immedeatly.

I updated Firefox and Windows (as recommended by Mozzilla).

Sincerly D

Asked by davidmerz97 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Minimize and Restore Icons Missing

I am trying to minimize Firefox, but the minimize icon in the upper right-hand corner is missing. I am still able to close Firefox using the 'X' in the upper right corne… (read more)

I am trying to minimize Firefox, but the minimize icon in the upper right-hand corner is missing. I am still able to close Firefox using the 'X' in the upper right corner of the window, but I am unable to minimize or restore. All other applications still have these icons available.

Asked by sabo11236 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Firefox Redirects to Yahoo Search via searchland

I am consistently being re-directed so some site called searchland every time I use search. Why? My default search engine in the options is set to use BING. Searcdhland t… (read more)

I am consistently being re-directed so some site called searchland every time I use search. Why? My default search engine in the options is set to use BING. Searcdhland then redirects to Yahoo search. Why?

Asked by james_miller107 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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what is the preference name ( in about:config) for firefox logins: import from file

Firefox has been acting funny under Windows 10 lately so, I recently saved my bookmarks and logins to files (in anticipation that I may have to uninstall and reinstall fi… (read more)

Firefox has been acting funny under Windows 10 lately so, I recently saved my bookmarks and logins to files (in anticipation that I may have to uninstall and reinstall firefox.) I read the article that explains that if "import from file" does not appear on the "logins & passwords" "more" menu (three dots) then, it means I have to go to about:config in the address bar and turn the feature back on. I went to about:config only to discover that I do not know the name of the preference that I want to toggle.

Does anyone know the name of that preference?

Asked by angelos009 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Unexspected icon using Firefox

I do maintain several sites. Yesterday I noticed an unknown icon on my site www.magoster.nl www.magoster.nl . It was an icon showing a "wheelchair". It can only been seen… (read more)

I do maintain several sites. Yesterday I noticed an unknown icon on my site www.magoster.nl www.magoster.nl . It was an icon showing a "wheelchair". It can only been seen a) on my desktop and b) with Firefox. Chrome and Edge do not show it. On my laptop Firefox does not show it. All Apple devices do not show it. So, it is only to be seen on my desktop + Firefox. I scanned site and desktop several times on virusses (McAfee): nothing found.

This wheelchair-icon opens a window whch gives possibilities to alter accessibility of the site. It claims to do that for disabled people. There is a link to a site: https://accessibe.com.

My site www.magoster.nl is a Wordpress-site. All plugins are up to date. All systemsoftware on the desktop too. FF latest version. But I can hardly believe that it is something on the site.

Is anyone familiar with this icon and https://accessibe.com? How did I get this icon and - more important - how do I get rid of it. Thanks for any glues!

Cheers Rudolph Smits Netherlands

Asked by Rudolph Smits 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Deleting partial history and cookies in FF 72

I am still using FF 58 because it allows me to delete recent history and cookies. For some reason, often when I reboot the computer. FF switches me to V72. and I have to… (read more)

I am still using FF 58 because it allows me to delete recent history and cookies. For some reason, often when I reboot the computer. FF switches me to V72. and I have to go thru hell to get 58 back up and running. I love to keep my history for sites I have visited, and v58 allows me to delete everything for the day, 4 hours, 2 hours or one hour.

72 does not appear to give me that option. How can I delete only recent history and cookies, and keep the rest?

Asked by Garrysch 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Firefox Monitor error

I have 3 email addresses, one of which is a gmail address. The other two get checked in the Firefox Monitor, but when I click verify in the gmail acount email, I get thi… (read more)

I have 3 email addresses, one of which is a gmail address. The other two get checked in the Firefox Monitor, but when I click verify in the gmail acount email, I get this error: This email address is not subscribed to Firefox Monitor. What does this mean? The other two addresses have been checked and the breaches for them have been resolved. For some reason, I can't get the gmail address verified to see if it has been breached. Any clues as to why this is so?

Asked by Bob Hicks 4 days ago

Answered by Bob Hicks 4 days ago

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how to diable searches in urlbar

hello, with firefox 78.3.0 under linux mageia , i can't disable searches in url bar . I ve tried with options to set apart searches_bar from url_bar , but it doesnt w… (read more)

hello,

  with  firefox 78.3.0 under linux mageia , i can't disable searches in url bar . I ve tried with options to set apart searches_bar from url_bar , but it doesnt work ( the searche_bar appears but searches function is again in urlbar ) so  when i write  something which doesnt match a good adress  firefox send the results of a searches . But i dont want this behaviour , when i m wrong in urlbar i just want a white page . 
so how can i disable searches in urlbar ( for me urlbar is only for url , searches have to be in other bar ) .

thanks .

Asked by moment.magnetique 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Facebook - Blank Screen??!

Hi there, So I manage 2 x FB accounts, mine & Mum's (only cos she's not too savvy). My FB loads fine, apps work, games, vids etc. Mum's on the other hand only has a … (read more)

Hi there,

So I manage 2 x FB accounts, mine & Mum's (only cos she's not too savvy). My FB loads fine, apps work, games, vids etc. Mum's on the other hand only has a blank screen when I log in. Nothing on her news feed. She can access the apps/games via links to her email address, and once you've opened one app via an email link you can pretty much access the other apps/games, but not go to their actual page (for bonus points etc), This was working perfectly until this morning.

Hate to say this, but it works in Chrome

Asked by PreshsOz 2 days ago

Answered by christopherwhite597 1 day ago