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Can't unpin a site

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contr… (read more)

Hi, I opened Firefox this morning and found Amazon pinned among my top sites. Weirdly enough, I can't unpin it or dismiss it - it just stays there whatever I do (in contrast to other pinned sites). It's not a huge problem, but I have some ethical issues with Amazon, so the last thing I want to see every time I open my browser is their logo. I also wonder how did it get there in the first place (I sometimes do browse the site to get an idea what are the prices of various products, but not too often and I'm not sure if there is a way to pin it by accident at all). Does anyone have the same problem?

Asked by rypeld 1 week ago

Answered by rypeld 1 week ago

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how do i get a search box in start menu?

I saved bookmarks in a file ; Firefox says go to start menu and type in link shown in Firefox 's how to recover your bookmarks but my start menu does not have a search b… (read more)

I saved bookmarks in a file ; Firefox says go to start menu and type in link shown in Firefox 's how to recover your bookmarks but my start menu does not have a search box or place where I could do that. Please tell me how to get the search box I need. My Start button only has the programs I use use above the Start button.

I cannot use email -- too old to learn

Asked by 1dummi 7 years ago

Answered by 1dummi 7 years ago

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HDD failing. Need to transfer passwords to new HDD. Where located.I don't remember from last time.

HDD was failing in my other computer. Put in a new HDD and transferred bookmarks (FFox. 16.++ on both) but don't remember how to transfer my saved passwords. Some folks h… (read more)

HDD was failing in my other computer. Put in a new HDD and transferred bookmarks (FFox. 16.++ on both) but don't remember how to transfer my saved passwords. Some folks helped me with this when I rebuilt this PC (the one I am using to send this info), and I remember most of the path and method but not well enough to attempt it without some guidance. The other PC is an ASUS G50VT-X5 laptop.

Asked by NoStall 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How do I get rid of the list of disabled/obsolete/duplicate plugins I no longer want?

O/S = XP (uptodate) I have various disabled plugins that are either invalid/duplicates/not wanted that I would like to remove from the display list of plugins. Is there a… (read more)

O/S = XP (uptodate) I have various disabled plugins that are either invalid/duplicates/not wanted that I would like to remove from the display list of plugins. Is there a way to do this?

For example: I have a disabled plugin for Microsoft Office 2003. I no longer use Office but the plugin still appears in my list of plugins.

Thanks in advance for your help

Asked by PAPETE 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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The appearance of my website shortcuts on my desktop has changed; how do I restore the original appearance

Firefox website shortcut icons on my desktop now look like the first choice one sees when right clicking a shortcut icon , then left clicking "properties", and then click… (read more)

Firefox website shortcut icons on my desktop now look like the first choice one sees when right clicking a shortcut icon , then left clicking "properties", and then clicking " change icon" -- they should look like a white square with the firefox logo in the center instead of a white square with a little box containing 3 tiny symbols.

I'm running XP Pro SP3

How do I restore the original appearance?

Asked by barebear 7 years ago

Answered by barebear 7 years ago

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How do I get Firefox to check addon compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update?

How do I get Firefox to check add-on compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update? The update process currently only tells me that an add-on… (read more)

How do I get Firefox to check add-on compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update? The update process currently only tells me that an add-on has been disable after applying the Firefox update. The Options > Advanced > Update tab switch, "Warn me if this will disable any of my add-ons", does not seem to work.

Asked by BigErnie 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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How can I place the bookmarks from a Linux installation onto a common /home partition for multiple Linux distros on separate partitions to access?

Firefox 17 running on Linux with multiple Linux installations on separate partitions with a common /home directory on its' own partition. I'd like the json files to appea… (read more)

Firefox 17 running on Linux with multiple Linux installations on separate partitions with a common /home directory on its' own partition.

I'd like the json files to appear only on the /home partition and each instance of Firefox to read & write json files here only

Asked by Fastship61 7 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 7 years ago

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Recently when I open a "New Tab" it displays a group of recently visited web sites rather than a "Search "box.

In the past, when I opened a "New Tab" I was presented with a search or query box from Google or Yahoo where I could type a question or website to which I would be direc… (read more)

In the past, when I opened a "New Tab" I was presented with a search or query box from Google or Yahoo where I could type a question or website to which I would be directed. This no longer is a feature available to me.

Asked by bapster1154 7 years ago

Answered by finitarry 7 years ago

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when I try to go to about.config it just goes to "server not found"

I'm trying to set the default search from the address bar back to google from something else. I understand that I need to go to about.config etc. But when I type in about… (read more)

I'm trying to set the default search from the address bar back to google from something else. I understand that I need to go to about.config etc. But when I type in about.config it just goes to "server not found"

Asked by shelody 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Is there any other way to resize browser window aside from dragging the corner?

My Firefox window is slightly bigger than my desktop size, so I get a hold of the bottom corner to resize the window horizontally. Is there any keyboard shortcut or other… (read more)

My Firefox window is slightly bigger than my desktop size, so I get a hold of the bottom corner to resize the window horizontally. Is there any keyboard shortcut or other way to do this?

Asked by martinlochsen 7 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 years ago

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How can I disable the drop-down list of suggested sites shown on my address bar?

As you type into the address bar, Firefox displays a drop-down list of suggested sites and actually the pages I have visited.I want to know how can I disable that ? Is th… (read more)

As you type into the address bar, Firefox displays a drop-down list of suggested sites and actually the pages I have visited.I want to know how can I disable that ? Is that possible? I don’t like it it’s not useful and it’s so unsecure now every body that doesn’t know anything about computer is able to know what pages I visited before if he can be behind my desk.

Asked by mehrmark 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Alternate for -webkit-scrollbar-thumb, -webkit-scrollbar-track and -webkit-scrollbar which is working fine in chrome and safari

Here is my code, li.event_list_cnt::-webkit-scrollbar { width: 6px; } ::-webkit-scrollbar-track { background: url('/mma/sites/all/images/home/scroll-bg.png')no-repeat; … (read more)

Here is my code,

li.event_list_cnt::-webkit-scrollbar {
width: 6px;
}

::-webkit-scrollbar-track {
background: url('/mma/sites/all/images/home/scroll-bg.png')no-repeat;
    background-position:center;
    -webkit-border-radius: 10px;
    border-radius: 10px;
}

li.event_list_cnt::-webkit-scrollbar-thumb {
border-radius: 10px;
background: url('/mma/sites/all/images/home/scroll.gif')no-repeat;
background-position:top center;     
}

Asked by logeshprabu 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Why does hitting the ESC key no longer stop a page from loading?

When I was using the old version of Firefox (13.something, I think), hitting the "ESC" key instantly stopped any page loading. This doesn't work in my current version (1… (read more)

When I was using the old version of Firefox (13.something, I think), hitting the "ESC" key instantly stopped any page loading. This doesn't work in my current version (16.something). I have to click the X on the far right of the address bar. This inability to quickly stop a page from loading is beginning to remind me of Internet Explorer.

Asked by ltstar 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Website URL changes after I hit enter

Steps: I enter "wowt.com" (that's a local TV station web site) into the address bar. When I do this, I get suggestions of sites that I have visited before (that's ok). … (read more)

Steps: I enter "wowt.com" (that's a local TV station web site) into the address bar. When I do this, I get suggestions of sites that I have visited before (that's ok). As soon as I hit "Enter" on the keyboard, it takes me to "woot.com". This is not an autocomplete issue. This only happens in Firefox (I've tried in Chrome and IE9).

This seems like a spellcheck feature for the address bar in Firefox that needs to be turned off.

Asked by huskerd911 7 years ago

Answered by huskerd911 7 years ago

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I have an extraneous result in my awesome bar and can't remove it

When I begin typing in the awesome bar, I always get a particular result and I can't figure out how to remove it. It is not in my history, not in my bookmarks, I can't fi… (read more)

When I begin typing in the awesome bar, I always get a particular result and I can't figure out how to remove it. It is not in my history, not in my bookmarks, I can't find it to remove it. Most annoningly, it is autocomplete suggestion so I have to consistently move around it.

It occurs everytime, as I type "read" - headed to Google Reader, but the autocomplete result is "readbility.com" though I can't find how to remove that.

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Asked by jeffreypriebe 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago