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I need to be able to have multiple profiles open at the same time. Chrome does this. Why won't Firefox?

I knew from years ago that you could have multiple profiles in Firefox, and since Chrome is really choking handling games like Farmville 2 lately (not sure why, but Firef… (read more)

I knew from years ago that you could have multiple profiles in Firefox, and since Chrome is really choking handling games like Farmville 2 lately (not sure why, but Firefox is Zynga's recommended browser anyway), I decided to set up profiles and profile shortcuts. But there's a BIG problem. With Chrome, when I set up shortcuts to profiles, which Chrome lets you do with one click, by the way, if I have one profile already open, I can open windows in all the separate profiles just by using their shortcuts. In Firefox, I cannot. If I have one profile open, the other shortcuts merely open windows in the same profile already open. This is not acceptable. It's not like the profiles are in the same directory. They're in separate directories and there should be no issue opening two or more profiles at the same time.

Asked by jsbelanger 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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How to override System admin's forced home page?

So our System admin forces upon us a really slow internal website as our Home page. Fortunately it is not that big of a problem in Firefox (as it's in IE, but who uses th… (read more)

So our System admin forces upon us a really slow internal website as our Home page. Fortunately it is not that big of a problem in Firefox (as it's in IE, but who uses that?) since I've set the browser to start all last opened tabs and windows on a Firefox restart, but as soon as we start a new window, that page opens up and I hate that. Any way I can override these system forced settings? Whenever I change that back to about:blank or Firefox Start page, probably on next system restart or whenever the group policies are enforced again it's changed back to that slow website.

Since Firefox is open and highly customizable, I was thinking there might be a way to do that (I won't mind an add-on to do that). Thanks!

Asked by piyush_soni 7 years ago

Answered by piyush_soni 7 years ago

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CSS doesn't work in firefox when it works perfectly chrome or safari .

I can't make this CSS appear in firefox when it works perfectly in chrome or safari .site-branding a{content: url (XX);} have been trying to fix it with some informations… (read more)

I can't make this CSS appear in firefox when it works perfectly in chrome or safari .site-branding a{content: url (XX);} have been trying to fix it with some informations that i got as

.site-branding a:before { 

content: url("");}

But nothing work out.

If anyone has an idea.

Asked by RAW_ 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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The firefox icon on desktop and taskbar has changed, how do I change it back.

I recently installed firefox on another computer and in the process of doing other things, I then noticed that the icon on the taskbar had changed and when I tried to get… (read more)

I recently installed firefox on another computer and in the process of doing other things, I then noticed that the icon on the taskbar had changed and when I tried to get the short cut back on the desktop, the icon that comes up was a file folder. I just want the firefox icon back.

Asked by BlueWren 7 years ago

Answered by BlueWren 7 years ago

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Why when I open my Foscam camera, in Activex mode, I get no picture, and I click on Manage at bottom, but ger javascript:adminstrator0. Why

My Foscam FI8910W, opens after sign in, with three modes to choose from. Only the ActiveX mode, in IE, works to allow recordings to be made. Sometime back, just after I b… (read more)

My Foscam FI8910W, opens after sign in, with three modes to choose from. Only the ActiveX mode, in IE, works to allow recordings to be made. Sometime back, just after I bought this new laptop, a free AT&T program with McAfee, is available for AT&T users. But this app, can only be loaded into Internet Explorer, and something wrong with IE, prevented it from happening. I contacted AT&T Tech support, allowed the tech onto my machine, and even he could not solve it. He then opened Firefox I already had, and installed some program, that made Firefox actually act like IE, so that McAfee software, could be downloaded and installed. It worked, using Firefox to replace IE, to download and install, but the print spooler on my pc, went bad, and would not work to use my printer. Dell tech also took control of the pc, found a complete Windows 7 reinstall was needed, and he did so. Now, the print spooler works, but the fresh install, did away with the software the AT&T Tech added to Firefox.

IE is a pain, but we need it, for some sites, like for the Activex mode, with my camera. I tried pening it in Firefox, in the ActiveX mode, and it opens, but with no picture. When I click on Device Management, to go to settings, I can't. What I get, is a small pop up balloon on lower right, that says 'javascript:administrator0'. Thinking maybe Javascript was disabled, I checked in options, and it is not, it's checked, thus enabled. I am on my pc, as administrator, so now I am stuck. Is there someone who can explain how to make it work, so I can use my camera in ActiveX mode, so I can actually record tings, if need be, when I leave? Thanks in advance. Oh, My Win 7, has the 64 bit OS, not the 32 if that helps.

Asked by ffman21 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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How did Amazon Smart Search take over my computer and how can I prevent it?

Amazon Smart Search not only took over Firefox, but Google Chrome and IE. I tried uninstalling anything from Amazon other than the Kindle reader which was installed many… (read more)

Amazon Smart Search not only took over Firefox, but Google Chrome and IE. I tried uninstalling anything from Amazon other than the Kindle reader which was installed many weeks ago. This did not happen immediately after I installed Firefox. I was looking at some PC cleaners, and driver updaters, but do read carefully and have no idea how Smart Search took over. I am really pissed at Amazon and will let them know. In the meantime, I have to get it off my other two search engines. I did the somewhat "dangerous" method to get it off Firefox. This may not be the forum for how do I get it off my computer, but if anyone has any ideas of how not to get into this situation again, I would appreciate feedback.

Asked by MtnSinger 6 years ago

Answered by MtnSinger 6 years ago

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I would like to remove the arrows when scrolling down a search page.

When I do a search in firefox and the results turn up I get an arrow as I scroll page down and it skips a few lines. I would like to remove the arrows and control the pag… (read more)

When I do a search in firefox and the results turn up I get an arrow as I scroll page down and it skips a few lines. I would like to remove the arrows and control the page myself.

Asked by gregpost 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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How do i remove all passwords on firefox lockwise all at once

I want to remove ALL the passwords in firefox lockwise. No answers here. This is the worse software design I have ever seen from firefox. The old versions allowed you to … (read more)

I want to remove ALL the passwords in firefox lockwise. No answers here. This is the worse software design I have ever seen from firefox. The old versions allowed you to delete ALL passwords with one simple click, it looks like the only way I can get passwords removed in firefox lockwise is do so individually. Who was the mental defect that designed firefox lockwise without providing a ONE CLICK way to remove all passwords?

Asked by Stan 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year 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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Firefox 57 clicking on link in a web page opens new tab in new window; I want the tab to open in SAME window

In Firefox 57, when I click on a link on the current tab I want the link to open in a new tab in the SAME window i am currently in; however, currently, the new web page o… (read more)

In Firefox 57, when I click on a link on the current tab I want the link to open in a new tab in the SAME window i am currently in; however, currently, the new web page opens in a new WINDOW, instead. How do I get the new tab to open in the SAME window?

Asked by radar 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Since having Firefox update I have a oversized picture, larger than my screen? How do I downsize it?

with any page I go to the site covers more than my monitor size and as a result I have to use the bar at the bottom of the page to see the extreme right. This seemed to … (read more)

with any page I go to the site covers more than my monitor size and as a result I have to use the bar at the bottom of the page to see the extreme right. This seemed to happen when I got a Firefox update,,,,

Asked by tarty1 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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How do I edit the suggested autofill information that shows up in the username section of e-mail or Facebook and so on.

Firefox adds account names when you log into different accounts. If you make a mistake then the mistakes will show up as well each and every time. I would like to edit th… (read more)

Firefox adds account names when you log into different accounts. If you make a mistake then the mistakes will show up as well each and every time. I would like to edit the file to stop this. In the past I have deleted Firefox and re-installed it to fix this problem. I'm sure there's a better way than that.

Asked by keylight 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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How can I create a "Private Browsing" window shortcut on my desktop?

Hi all - Instead of firing up FF and then clicking on the toolbar icon - "Open a Private Browsing Window" every time, is there a way to create a Desktop Shortcut to click… (read more)

Hi all -

Instead of firing up FF and then clicking on the toolbar icon - "Open a Private Browsing Window" every time, is there a way to create a Desktop Shortcut to click on which brings up FF in Private Browsing mode?

Perhaps I can place it in my quick launch toolbar.

Also -

Is it possible to set a default "homepage" for Private Browsing mode?

Any help always appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Compumind 3 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 3 years ago

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Move the cache folder.

Hello, I used to move firefox cache folder to my secondary (350 MB) ssd drive. However since a few firefox versions back the way I did it (using about:config and finding … (read more)

Hello,

I used to move firefox cache folder to my secondary (350 MB) ssd drive. However since a few firefox versions back the way I did it (using about:config and finding cache parent directory ) doesn't work anymore. And by doesn't work I mean there is no setting like that. The question is: is it possible to move firefox cache folder? If so - how can I do it?

Thanks in advance, Tomasz.

Asked by prosty 7 years ago

Answered by mohammed.samad 7 years ago

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Firefox desktop doesn't offer web page "Save as PDF" like the mobile version does

Firefox desktop doesn't offer web page "Save as PDF" like the mobile version does, please add it .. I find the mobile version very useful and find the desktop one disappo… (read more)

Firefox desktop doesn't offer web page "Save as PDF" like the mobile version does, please add it .. I find the mobile version very useful and find the desktop one disappointing when I try saving a page as PDF like I do on my tablet and phone ..

Asked by Tiffany Rose Bischof 1 year ago

Answered by WMagicModel 1 year ago

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Any way to get "Tab to Search" functionality ala Chrome's address bar into FF?

I've gotten so used to the "Press Tab to Search" functionality of Chrome that it always seems like an additional step in Firefox to go to the actual website and begin sea… (read more)

I've gotten so used to the "Press Tab to Search" functionality of Chrome that it always seems like an additional step in Firefox to go to the actual website and begin searching from that page's search box.

For example, whether it's YouTube, Amazon, Wikipedia, or any other site with its own search function, all I have to do is start typing "yout," Chrome will automatically fill it out to youtube.com with an option to press Tab to automatically start searching youtube from the address bar. (See attached screenshots).

Is there any way to replicate this functionality in Firefox?

Thanks.

Asked by fenixconnektion 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago