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permanently block updates

I've been using Firefox since Netscape ended and i always enjoyed it. Unfortunately the Firefox 72 is utterly hideous. It is the worst and most unstable browser i ever te… (read more)

I've been using Firefox since Netscape ended and i always enjoyed it. Unfortunately the Firefox 72 is utterly hideous. It is the worst and most unstable browser i ever tested -- it's extremely slow, it doesn't even work with hardware acceleration, it's not compatible with most sites i access and it crashes a lot. Anyway I already reinstalled the version 71, which continues to work flawless and I don't plan to ever use auto updates again. The problem is that every single day Firefox tries to update to the horrible 72 version, and every day I have reject it manually.

I'm looking for a way to permanently block future Firefox updates, without asking me for it again. Any ideas?

Asked by Paulgi 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Firefox updating itself and I lost all my history and bookmarks!!

Help! I had a ton of open tabs and bookmarks on my firefox, and it just updated itself without my permission and now everything is GONE. I can't click on Restore Session … (read more)

Help! I had a ton of open tabs and bookmarks on my firefox, and it just updated itself without my permission and now everything is GONE. I can't click on Restore Session or find any bookmarks! I am very very sad.... can anyone help me recover these things?

Asked by jennyleis 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

mozilla firefox and thunderbird doesn't start since a few days

I am Wilfried from Belgium, so i try in englisch: since a few days mozilla firefox and thunderbird does not start any more on this computer (hp, win 10). The days before… (read more)

I am Wilfried from Belgium, so i try in englisch: since a few days mozilla firefox and thunderbird does not start any more on this computer (hp, win 10). The days before there weren't any problems. I tryed to reinstall both programs, but no luck. What can be wrong?

Asked by wilfried.prenen 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Silent Printing on Firefox 78 disappeared

Noticed that silent printing doesn't work starting from new Firefox 78. Now I can't even find "print.always_print_silent" settings in about:config using this instruction:… (read more)

Noticed that silent printing doesn't work starting from new Firefox 78. Now I can't even find "print.always_print_silent" settings in about:config using this instruction:

   Set up the receipt printer as your default printer in the Devices/Printers screen.
   In Firefox, type in “about:config” and hit Enter.
   A dialogue box will appear, press “I’ll be careful, I promise.”
   Right click, select New | Boolean.
   Type in: print.always_print_silent
   Select True, then OK.

Could you please, maybe this setting was renamed or deleted?

Asked by rpobevanets 3 days ago

Last reply by Eve 2 days ago

not log in to site

FF will now not let me log into a site Ive used many times, Ive cleared the cache, remove data, Im not to much techno knowledge but have done that then gone to saved log … (read more)

FF will now not let me log into a site Ive used many times, Ive cleared the cache, remove data, Im not to much techno knowledge but have done that then gone to saved log ins and removed original log in that was saved, gon back to the (site which is my energy supplier) put in my email, then password all is correct but it just will not open anything the dots on top left of page just keep going back and forth, yet if i go onto IE and log in it comes up instantly, maybe I should change!!

Asked by journeyman 4 weeks ago

Last reply by patrickmc 2 days ago

I'm unable to use Captcha in any site

Captcha. I have been unable to sign in to many sites because the Captcha window won't appear in Firefox of accept it when I press enter. I'm using Firefox V78.02 32-bit. … (read more)

Captcha. I have been unable to sign in to many sites because the Captcha window won't appear in Firefox of accept it when I press enter. I'm using Firefox V78.02 32-bit. This is a major inconvenience because I NEED to get into certain sites. I just tried to sign in to check my mail-in status report in Florida. I can't get in. HELP!

Asked by GSKWAuthor 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Shift+Ctrl+S doesn`t work

Hi! I'm trying to use Firefox Developer Edition. The instruction says that Developer tools is launched using the keyboard shortcut Shift+Ctrl+S, but they launch ScreenSho… (read more)

Hi! I'm trying to use Firefox Developer Edition. The instruction says that Developer tools is launched using the keyboard shortcut Shift+Ctrl+S, but they launch ScreenShot mode for me.

Asked by navrotsky.a 3 days ago

Last reply by McCoy 3 days ago

how to prevent stop and go in videos?

How to prevent stop and go in videos? I can not watch videos in Firefox due to constant pausing. Videos pause as often as every 10 seconds. Also on Android cell phone. Al… (read more)

How to prevent stop and go in videos? I can not watch videos in Firefox due to constant pausing. Videos pause as often as every 10 seconds. Also on Android cell phone. Also, out of focus. Using Ubuntu 18.04. ISP is Hugesnet. Hugesnet says there is no problem with reception.

Any help appreciated. dlw

Asked by dlwy3k 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Print preview

I changed the page setting parameters on the print preview page. When I pressed apply the screen changed to "preparing,,," and froze. Now nothing will print but the sma… (read more)

I changed the page setting parameters on the print preview page. When I pressed apply the screen changed to "preparing,,," and froze. Now nothing will print but the small title header across the top. When I try to go into print preview to change it, the program dumps my selection and I go back to the home screen in the e-mail. I have tested my printer in other programs and its working fine.

Asked by dbrand46 3 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 days ago

How do I add more lines to the address bar drop down list in FF78?

Previously I used: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults, but that doesn't seem to do anything after this recent update. I have to visit a lot of different sites for my job and a… (read more)

Previously I used: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults, but that doesn't seem to do anything after this recent update. I have to visit a lot of different sites for my job and a longer list in the address bar drop down makes that happen very quickly. Being limited to only 7 is going to severely cut down on my efficiency.

Asked by darthno2 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

I cannot eliminate 'Toticheck' from my search bar. Tried EVERYTHING!

Everytime I startup Firefox, my selected search engine is 'replaced' by something called Toticheck. I have tried and tried to stop this but without success. I've tried al… (read more)

Everytime I startup Firefox, my selected search engine is 'replaced' by something called Toticheck. I have tried and tried to stop this but without success. I've tried all the suggestions I've found on Youtube but nothing works. Can anyone help?

Asked by alexphoto.kenya 4 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 days ago

Saved password

After last updating to 78.0.1 (64bit), proposed and accepted yesterday July 7th, the passwords saved are not updated to the last ones, fortunately I have recorded on pape… (read more)

After last updating to 78.0.1 (64bit), proposed and accepted yesterday July 7th, the passwords saved are not updated to the last ones, fortunately I have recorded on paper the current passwords and I can recover this problem but I'm a little disappointed since I've experienced several problems in the past on password handling usig Firefox. Every update seems really a RISK and not a problem solution!

Asked by cfranco2 5 days ago

Last reply by scrypt 4 days ago

Custom mac App Shortcuts not affecting Firefox window

I have set various custom shortcuts for all apps on my mac in System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts. These are: Ctrl + Opt + Left Arrow - M… (read more)

I have set various custom shortcuts for all apps on my mac in System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts. These are:

  • Ctrl + Opt + Left Arrow - Move Window to Left Side of Screen
  • Ctrl + Opt + Right Arrow - Move Window to Right Side of Screen
  • Ctrl + Opt + Up Arrow - Zoom
  • Ctrl + Opt + Down - Move to Built-in Retina Display

These shortcuts work for all other applications on my mac (Catalina 10.15.4), but not with Firefox (version 76.0.1). On the Maximise window where these options reside via mouse, the shortcuts do show up, and pressing the options with a mouse does work, but the shortcuts do not.

Asked by otanner 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Prevent "Get the new Microsoft Edge" popup

Every day the first time I run Firefox I get a popup in the top right corner saying 'Get the new Microsoft Edge". I've seen the links to turning off 'Get tips, tricks and… (read more)

Every day the first time I run Firefox I get a popup in the top right corner saying 'Get the new Microsoft Edge". I've seen the links to turning off 'Get tips, tricks and suggestion' in settings; this is a company laptop and that is set to off by my company.

The thing is I do have Edge and I use it, it just isn't my default browser. Any suggestion?

Asked by TV John 1 week ago

Last reply by philipp 4 days ago