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All Searches Default to URL box

I want searches to stay in a search engines home page and not go automatically into address box. When I search for anything by writing in the search box on the Google ho… (read more)

I want searches to stay in a search engines home page and not go automatically into address box. When I search for anything by writing in the search box on the Google home page search or even Duck Duck Go, the inserted text goes immediately into the address bar. I have tried FF in Safe Mode, I have no studies going, using version of FF 94.0.2 and only have 5 extensions (Last Pass, Bitdefender, BreezeClick, Adobe Acrobat and Malwarebytes.) Thank you

Asked by RichS 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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PDF files all changed to "Type of File" Firefox HTML Document (.pdf) which i DID NOT WANT!! I need to change them back to the REGULAR adobe pdf files. I have followed several instructions on here but they have NOT restored my files to the original .pdf

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as defaul… (read more)

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as default, and i set firefox options (as near as i could tell) to save my pdf's with Adobe acrobat also. However, ALL my files - both already saved and new pdf's - now are listed as filetype "Firefox HTML.pdf" and all have the html icon. For my husband's business, we have to fill out state forms in pdf and forward copies to them and to clients. My clients are frustrated and confused that they cannot recognize the pdf's i sent by the original icons, and some don't seem to understand how to open the "html" files i send them (most of our clients probably use other browsers: when they showed up as straight adobe files this was never a problem) I need to fix BOTH my stored pdf forms AND new fillable forms from the state as filename.pdf with the adobe icon. PLEASE!!

Asked by trinj 2 days ago

Answered by trinj 1 day ago

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Netflix

Hi I am receiving an error in Netflix saying that my Firefox is not up to date. When i check my version I am informed that it is the latest version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Netfl… (read more)

Hi I am receiving an error in Netflix saying that my Firefox is not up to date. When i check my version I am

informed that it is the latest version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Netflix works in other browsers but, Firefox is my

preferred browser.

I have tried refreshing and reinstalling without success.

Your help would be appreciated.

...

Cheers

Ross

Asked by rossbutler3 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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FF94 I messed up, now I can't import password .csv file

After reading up on procedures (but failing to follow links), I decided to completely delete all my passwords. Let me back up a minute, last week I downloaded the .csv fi… (read more)

After reading up on procedures (but failing to follow links), I decided to completely delete all my passwords. Let me back up a minute, last week I downloaded the .csv file of my passwords, because after 10 or 12 years, I needed to clean them up. I had 486 saved passwords, out of which I deleted all but 123. I did not want to try that in the browser, actually I did, but after about 20 I gave up because I realized how long it would take.

So anyway, I got ready to finish up, and I deleted my browser copy, then tried to upload the corrected copy. However every time I get an error "Something went wrong try again". So as my plan was, I deleted my Chrome passwords (they should be the same), then uploaded the corrected copy. It said "Upload successful" or somethiing like that, I waited five minutes, for Chrome to finish syncing and all that, then tried to import from Chrome, it imported 3 passwords.

But now, here's the big problem, I follow the directions I have found in this site, but once I click the hamburger, the next link does not exist. When I go another way, none of the links exist. I have searched all over the settings pages, and nowhere is there the option to upload a .csv file, I can import from another browser all day, but not upload. So what's going on?

Asked by 1971robby 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Excessive content processes and RAM usage: 50 Processes , 10GB

Hello, After one of the last updates of november I started having 20-50 processes for each firefox profile that I use. In previous versions I used 'browser.tabs.remote.au… (read more)

Hello, After one of the last updates of november I started having 20-50 processes for each firefox profile that I use. In previous versions I used 'browser.tabs.remote.autostart' and 'browser.tabs.remote.autostart.2' and set them to false, to limit the number of processes. But now, even though I removed these configurations, I have no option to control how much RAM and processes firefox uses - the option to set the content processes is missing from the settings page too. Another thing that I noticed is that for some reason, in most of my profiles, container tabs can't be enabled.

Hope you can help, Rotem.

Asked by rotemgor 2 days ago

Answered by rotemgor 14 hours ago

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uninstalled firefox due to error message that didn't go away with restart

Opening up firefox last week am a message saying something was wrong/couldn't proceed (I don't remember the exact text). I tried to delete the message, but it just came b… (read more)

Opening up firefox last week am a message saying something was wrong/couldn't proceed (I don't remember the exact text). I tried to delete the message, but it just came back every time blocking opening firefox. I tried to restart it, but the same blocking message reappeared. I then uninstalled it and all my files disappeared, of course. I've today reinstalled it, but no history, etc.. How can I get my original web files back? Do you have a 30 day grace period where any file can be restored like the one Microsoft has? Can I get my webfiles back at all? Please help. tmr W10 64bit

Asked by torrasmussen 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Directed to "Unplug or Eject Hardware"

Tell me please how to "unplug or eject hardware" in Firefox. I have gotten a Verbatim External Slimline CD Writer that directs me to find this option in the Windows task… (read more)

Tell me please how to "unplug or eject hardware" in Firefox. I have gotten a Verbatim External Slimline CD Writer that directs me to find this option in the Windows taskbar. But I use Firefox as my browser and don't know where to execute this on the Firefox taskbar.

Asked by danwpatt 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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When clicking on a custom shortcut for Private Browsing window, Firefox opens a regular window next to it

Hello! I am using Firefox ESR in Linux Mint 18.3 32-bit. For convenience, a few years ago I've created a start menu (main menu) shortcut to quickly open a Private Browsi… (read more)

Hello! I am using Firefox ESR in Linux Mint 18.3 32-bit. For convenience, a few years ago I've created a start menu (main menu) shortcut to quickly open a Private Browsing window. Before the recent switch from ESR branch 78 to 91 this shortcut was working as intended, but now, it opens a Private Browsing window and a regular browsing window. Here, I've made a short video about this issue that should help to better explain everything https://youtu.be/ccioyh0gJxA https://youtu.be/ccioyh0gJxA To some, this might seem like a non-issue, but I'd like to have a shortcut that would allow me to launch a Private Browsing window and a Private Browsing window alone.

Asked by Firefox-VM 3 days ago

Answered by Firefox-VM 2 days ago

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How do i extrack extension to keep in a local file on my home PC ?

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home P… (read more)

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home PC ? I know there are scripts available but i don`t remember where.

Asked by Adam 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Browser redirect virus

Whenever I try opening up firefox to use, I am instead faced with a Bing home page. I have tried uninstalling and installing again but it hasn't seemed to have worked. I … (read more)

Whenever I try opening up firefox to use, I am instead faced with a Bing home page. I have tried uninstalling and installing again but it hasn't seemed to have worked. I am presented with a "Network Protocol Error" saying it can't connect to "segoonow.com" which is malware, and seems to be redirecting me to use bing instead of firefox.

How can I fix this? It's troubling and I don't want it stealing my information and continuing to redirect me to a web browser I don't want to use.

Thank you.

Asked by yelloworiole87 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

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Trojen found in Firefox outbound

As described already, Malwarebytes has picked up a Trojen on Firefox outbound, Below is what Malwarebytes has described: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- … (read more)

As described already, Malwarebytes has picked up a Trojen on Firefox outbound, Below is what Malwarebytes has described: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details- Protection Event Date: 11/28/21 Protection Event Time: 9:40 PM Log File: 954b6ada-5037-11ec-bdb7-80fa5b790f8f.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.4.11.149 Components Version: 1.0.1513 Update Package Version: 1.0.47808 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 19042.1348) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Blocked Website Details- Malicious Website: 1 , C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0, ,

-Website Data- Category: Trojan Domain: classicmoto.rs IP Address: 45.147.54.18 Port: 443 Type: Outbound File: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

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Asked by ralphc1 5 days ago

Answered by ralphc1 4 days ago

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Video has green bar through it

I recently joined a paid instructional website. There are several videos that I need to watch, but when I start to play any, a green bar covers part of the video. How d… (read more)

I recently joined a paid instructional website. There are several videos that I need to watch, but when I start to play any, a green bar covers part of the video. How do I get rid of it? This doesn't happen with YouTube videos, btw.

Asked by rosawood 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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Can't sign in to any G-mail account through firefox

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. W… (read more)

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. When clicking "Sign in," we get a page related to cache and cookies.

I have gone through the steps to delete "cache & cookies" for MY gmail account with no change in behavior. (My wife did not want me to remove hers because she believes (probably correctly) that her password memory on the PC would be erased!

I suspect we'll have to remove ALL google info from this computer, but don't know how to go about it. The only "App" listed with a google name is Google Chrome.

Suggestions? Remove and reinstall Firefox? Ditto Chrome? (Running Firefox 94. something.) I'd like to see her stick with Firefox, but this is a real barrier.

Asked by rhbohl 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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A website autonomously opens up on startup of PC

www.google.com.784135765499538.windows-display-service.com The website which is given above always opens up whenever I start up my pc on startup Firefox window opens up … (read more)

www.google.com.784135765499538.windows-display-service.com

The website which is given above always opens up whenever I start up my pc

on startup Firefox window opens up with two tabs first- Session restore second- is the website which is given above

and few more things that i noticed are that > Firefox window is not signed in with my Firefox account (But I have signed it in) > No Firefox Add-Ons are available(I mean they are not started) > window which opens on startup is like its new window with no customization that I have made in Firefox.

Above given website looks suspicious to me, I tried refreshing Firefox and using website blocker and other ways that I could find on web.

sorry I cannot provide troubleshooting information as I have uninstalled Firefox

Asked by krishna.t.kalyankasture 6 days ago

Answered by krishna.t.kalyankasture 4 days ago

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firefox cannot run online games but chrome can run games just fine

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly… (read more)

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly lags and stutters whenever i try to play a game.

The two games i have tested are Zombs Royale and Wormax IO. These are two very minimalistic games with nothing much to them. The slowest computers can handle them...

I have a GTX 1080, with 12 gb of rams. I also tested on my laptop, which has unknown specs, but 4gb of ram.

Both devices performed worse then how they would perform in chromium based browsers. I wish to stick with firefox, as i hear security is a virtue with Mozilla, and Chrome really just wants to steal your data.

I might add, that i did follow a couple steps to make my browser more secure, I didn't disable stuff like webgl, but i disabled a bunch of other settings, here is the video i followed:

https://youtu.be/xxWXLlfqNAo

I did install a few add-ons, such as Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, HTTPS Everywhere, and nightTab(I had this on chrome, and without it i feel home sick.)

I am unsure why these problems occur, as far as i know, my computer should be able to handle this.

I cannot find any other questions related to this, and it is really odd to me. I should also mention, Firefox is also quite slow anyways, it just feels slower than chrome, so i'm unsure if it's an optimization issue or what, but this occurs on all of my computers.

I hope someone can help me thank you.

Asked by official.skylightgaming 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Fonts have an issue with being too thin and hard to read.

My firefox browser has had issues displaying fonts when I have the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box checked. Its not all webp… (read more)

My firefox browser has had issues displaying fonts when I have the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box checked. Its not all webpages as some have more bolded fonts, but it is more than one site.

I have scoured these forums trying to locate an answer, but for some reason the fonts are still so thin and unreadable. I have even erased all existence of firefox from my computer and reinstalled, but the issue still remains.

Please help me.

Asked by sauerbrendan 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Speed Dial Pettiness!!!!!!!!!!

speed Pettiness seems to rule our culture today. Been using speed dial for five years. BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!!! Firefox/HOYLE needs to mature!!!!!!!!!!!! Will be leavin… (read more)

speed Pettiness seems to rule our culture today. Been using speed dial for five years. BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!!! Firefox/HOYLE needs to mature!!!!!!!!!!!! Will be leaving Firefox as this " ucking childish crap is not why Im with you.

Asked by L Mnchstr 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago