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How to stop FF from opening my downloaded documents in the browser

Hello, In the past, FF downloaded documents without opening them in the browser. This is two weeks now that whenever I download a document, FF is now opening the documen… (read more)

Hello,

In the past, FF downloaded documents without opening them in the browser. This is two weeks now that whenever I download a document, FF is now opening the document in the browser without asking me.

I welcome if someone could tell me what I can do to stop FF from opening the documents.

Thanks for any help you can offer me.

Asked by rcalldr 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Facebook Messenger Video Call Crash.

Whenever I try to Start or Open Camera for Video Call Firefox stops working. I don't if its because when i start a call a new Window pop ups. The Call in not dropping it… (read more)

Whenever I try to Start or Open Camera for Video Call Firefox stops working. I don't if its because when i start a call a new Window pop ups. The Call in not dropping its just that It is not showing the video. So If Audio call only then its ok but when I start Video Call it crashes.

What I did to try yo fix: Reinstall Firefox Refresh Firefox Remove Extensions Sign out profile.

Lastly I Fresh Install my Windows OS. Then these again. Reinstall Firefox Refresh Firefox Remove Extensions Sign out profile. Installed Developer Firefox Still not working

Discord Video Call Working Edge Video Call Working I haven't tried the Messenger APP

System Windows 10.

Asked by frichieny 3 months ago

Last reply by frichieny 3 months ago

Popup blockers

I get this message from Gmail when I try to print or open in a new tab. "Grrr! A popup blocker may be preventing the application from opening the page. If you have a pop… (read more)

I get this message from Gmail when I try to print or open in a new tab.

"Grrr! A popup blocker may be preventing the application from opening the page. If you have a popup blocker, try disabling it to open the window."

I can not find a way to fix this and did not have this problem with the previous version.

Garry Emailed removed for privacy reasons

Asked by gbeasinger 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Google sign in popups

There a number of web sites (eg Trustpilot, Moneysupermarket) where an irritating 'Use your Google account to sign in' popup appears on the login page. Is there any way … (read more)

There a number of web sites (eg Trustpilot, Moneysupermarket) where an irritating 'Use your Google account to sign in' popup appears on the login page. Is there any way I can stop this appearing?

Asked by R WIlliams 3 months ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 3 months ago

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facebook messenger from today I'm unable to send Voice messages

From today 4 march when I try to record a voice message on chat from facebook appear an error saying an error as occurred. On Chrome it work, from facebook app it work I… (read more)

From today 4 march when I try to record a voice message on chat from facebook appear an error saying an error as occurred. On Chrome it work, from facebook app it work

I even tried other facebook ids and firefox profiles and ever the same. Even disabled the anti popup ublock

In all case I haven't added any conf or adon or other inside firefox, I use same conf as ever and from many years.

Today messages from microphone in chat does not work and facebook say an error occurred Is written in italian but say what I said

Asked by Al 3 months ago

Answered by Al 3 months ago

latest FFox supernova blew up reader view

In previous versions of FFx, toggling to Reader view used the same font I'd chosen in Settings / wherever. Now it's something else, in boldface with no distinctions made … (read more)

In previous versions of FFx, toggling to Reader view used the same font I'd chosen in Settings / wherever. Now it's something else, in boldface with no distinctions made in original view (italics, not italics, etc). & there doesn't seem to be any way I can control fonts in Reader.

Any suggestions? In plain English, please, I am NOT a programmer or computer professional, just a regular human trying to use this new version that seems to have broken everything I liked about FFx.

Asked by pat.g888 3 months ago

Last reply by pat.g888 2 months ago

PopUp in Outlook Live Hotmail.

In recent weeks a PopUp is appearing on my Outlook.live.com Hotmail screen: "Add Outlook.live.com as an application for mailto links? There is no choice to Decline only t… (read more)

In recent weeks a PopUp is appearing on my Outlook.live.com Hotmail screen: "Add Outlook.live.com as an application for mailto links? There is no choice to Decline only to Add it. You can Close the link with the X but it keeps returning each time I log in.

We are cautioned repeatedly not to click on unknown links so I haven't.

Could someone please explain in "layman terms" why I am getting this, what it's for and how to stop it?

Thank you to everyone.

Asked by samred64 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Primaey email hacked

Please someone help me with this. My primary email has been breeched and because I was honest with the service --instead of just saying I need help resetting my password.… (read more)

Please someone help me with this. My primary email has been breeched and because I was honest with the service --instead of just saying I need help resetting my password. Thay are asking me to send them a copy of my drivers' license and a photo "selfie" of myself to recover my account.

This is where I draw the line -- all invasions of privacy we have learned to live with but not this -- I could give them the transaction ID from my last Payment from Paypal period -- but that was not good enough. If I was being deceitfull I could easily provide the crdentials they ask for and it could all be fake; so I told them to get lost as I was paying for the Premium service anyway. I can contintue to use that as my ID but sonner or later someone is going to want to send me a code there and I can't retrieve it. Tonight they did not ask so I was able to get in here.

Everybody has a place to change your password but few have a place to change your sign-in ID. If I can get back into Firefox with a new ID and set 2 step validation I shouls be okay as faras the average user gors. The other option that I know of is to stary a new Firefox account. I alread have a lot of people and business's that I have to get my new email to.

Thanks To Anyone with any ideas.

Sincerely Paul

Asked by Paul Ellis 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Firefox no longer displays comment threads or some login boxes

Running Firefox 126.0, which Firefox' About link says is current. Dell laptop running (current) Win10 Pro. As recently as last Wednesday (15 May 24), everything was norm… (read more)

Running Firefox 126.0, which Firefox' About link says is current. Dell laptop running (current) Win10 Pro.

As recently as last Wednesday (15 May 24), everything was normal. Since yesterday (16 May), on the Wall Street Journal site, after I have logged in, I no longer have access to articles' comment threads. The Show Conversation button shows 0 comments (which is erroneous), and when I click the button, it changes to Hide Conversation (which is normal), but nothing else happens--just white space and no comments or comment text entry field.

On Fox News, the comment thread doesn't display, and there's not even displayed a link to a comment thread. Until yesterday, the thread normally displayed, but required login to comment. Since yesterday, logging in changes nothing: the comment thread still doesn't display at all.

On X (nee Twitter), when I click the login icon, I get the usual login box--but it's solid black with only a rotating arrow signifying "loading." It never finishes loading. An added fillip: X, as recently as last Wednesday, displayed in its usual black text on a white background. Now it displays as white text on a black background. I can click on X links sent to me and get that particular X post to display, but I cannot log in.

When I go to those sites in Edge, everything behaves normally: I have access to comment threads, and I can log in to X. One exception: X displays as white text on a black background on Edge, also. This doesn't seem to be an X thing, though; on my wife's laptop (Firefox 126.0), running WIn11Pro, her X display is the "normal" black text on white background.

I haven't changed any settings in Firefox. I do have a couple of ad blockers, and I've turned those off, one at a time and both together; that had no effect.

How can I get things back to normal in Firefox?

Thanks

Eric Hines

Asked by eehines 1 month ago

Last reply by eehines 1 month ago

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Copy Link Without Site Tracking on Facebook

When I'm clicking "Copy Link Without Site Tracking" on Facebook, I'm getting a very long link like: [0=AZXHU5Fm3iETylzElY4qHRw27uWnI_VbYwCYYbj6x6BPjGaj_yfVTLR8fIvGILOGciQ… (read more)

When I'm clicking "Copy Link Without Site Tracking" on Facebook, I'm getting a very long link like: [0=AZXHU5Fm3iETylzElY4qHRw27uWnI_VbYwCYYbj6x6BPjGaj_yfVTLR8fIvGILOGciQm0_XpeFu6uqxnV147PjmDPArCU4fCaydKmZ6_0BAp3j7mfUtGQhNPJQKsjPAK1sN0M7CjPgKHhIlL7_Mb2poXSVjQwF_nMhqHO7Xc_XTtdLQw9hxaPV5qUcKm8rbrWus&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R https://www.facebook.com/PilsetaCilvekiem/posts/pfbid0EqFQ5TwTkHeowowTc7ArY8T7ATCjxXvWiUzXJeDxCjCcQHFwt4h8PK9eJaEiaYiml?__cft__[0]=AZXHU5Fm3iETylzElY4qHRw27uWnI_VbYwCYYbj6x6BPjGaj_yfVTLR8fIvGILOGciQm0_XpeFu6uqxnV147PjmDPArCU4fCaydKmZ6_0BAp3j7mfUtGQhNPJQKsjPAK1sN0M7CjPgKHhIlL7_Mb2poXSVjQwF_nMhqHO7Xc_XTtdLQw9hxaPV5qUcKm8rbrWus&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R].

Would it be possible to remove URL parameters "__cft__[0]" and "__tn__"? Because https://www.facebook.com/PilsetaCilvekiem/posts/pfbid0EqFQ5TwTkHeowowTc7ArY8T7ATCjxXvWiUzXJeDxCjCcQHFwt4h8PK9eJaEiaYiml opens the same post.

Asked by mihails.simvulidi 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox keeps offering to translate websites, this is EXTREMELY unwanted

Firefox keeps offering to translate websites, your new feature. I neither want it to, nor do I appreciate ads, because it is simply you advertising your new product. I … (read more)

Firefox keeps offering to translate websites, your new feature.

I neither want it to, nor do I appreciate ads, because it is simply you advertising your new product.

I have looked at the settings and there are 0 languages for which I've set it so it will offer me to translate and 0 for which it will do. Besides the fact I do speak and read multiple languages; it is not a feature I am interested in.

So when I set it so it will not bug me about it and every time I enter a foreign language site the little pop-up shows; that's some serious unwanted ads and also clearly FAR more tracking than FF is even supposed to be doing.

I have used firefox for nearly 15 years, but I'm honestly wondering if I should find another privacy focused browser One that doesn't spam me with little pop-ups over it's latest ill-conceived stupid feature.

So you could help by actually NEVER-EVER under any fucking circumstances show this stupid translation pop-up UNLESS I put I request it to do so in the settings or at the very LEAST allow me to turn it off.

Asked by Zoutpeper 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue (SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER)

Hi I have a problem with the configuration of my Firefox. (I hope it is not something more serious like a malware or a security break) Firefox version 124.0 (64bit) Os: … (read more)

Hi I have a problem with the configuration of my Firefox. (I hope it is not something more serious like a malware or a security break)

Firefox version 124.0 (64bit) Os: Windows 10 Pro (64bit) 10.0.19045 Build 19045

Step to reproduce

  1. 1. I go to: https://wwws.tesoro.es/index.aspx (website of the Spanish gov)
  2. 2. I click on the link: Cl@ve in the center of the page (that should bring me to https://pasarela.clave.gob.es/Proxy2/ServiceProvider)
  3. 3. I receive an error page "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" (see the attached screenshot)

Things I tried

  • I followed the same steps on Chrome on the same machine

The website works

  • I followed the same steps on the same Firefox in Incognito mode on the same machine

The website DOESN'T work

  • I followed the same steps on a completely new Firefox profile on the same machine

The website DOESN'T work

  • I followed the same steps on Firefox on a different machine (same Firefox version, windows 11)

The website works

Asked by wheaterbelfanti.ulf.b1.40.2 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Low sound volume for Youtube videos

I continue to have low volume issues when trying to watch youtube videos. Other videos are fine. Firefox is up to date, Windows 10. I've tried a couple of sound add on… (read more)

I continue to have low volume issues when trying to watch youtube videos. Other videos are fine. Firefox is up to date, Windows 10. I've tried a couple of sound add ons for Firefox, and nothing seems to fix this issue.

Asked by kflorup 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Why Yandex has been added as "default" (and unchangeable) engine with Russian language as default (unchangeable) setting?

Hi all, In the past I was using Chrome and I have decided to move back to Firefox because I didn't like certain trends of that browser...now...the thing is...I like to us… (read more)

Hi all, In the past I was using Chrome and I have decided to move back to Firefox because I didn't like certain trends of that browser...now...the thing is...I like to use Yandex, but in Chrome -until a certain point- I was able to alter its settings to force default English language for it.

Firefox seems to have Yandex set as default...you cannot alter it and you cannot delete any of the default engines (i.e., because if it is loaded, you seem unable to try add it as custom search engine with your chosen parameters), but seems that the Mozilla developers had the brilliant idea to add it with the default settings...which is in Russian...

...and you look into Extensions and all the people writing extensions seemed to have the same idea...

Now...fine that Yandex is mostly for Russian people, but why English-speaking users to be forced with the default search in Russian and being completely denied any possibility to force the English language on Yandex (as it is fully possible if you were able to tweak the search parameters...but Firefox isn't allowing to do, because the only thing we have is a dumbed down interface with a list of search engines!)...

...alternatively...why not allow to force our favored language parameters to ALL search engines by default?

( That would mean that one could have Google, Bing or Yandex in a different language of our choice....but that change would need to be implemented on developer side...)

Asked by Skarm Ghelmaad 4 months ago

Last reply by Skarm Ghelmaad 4 months ago

Firefox plays no audio

I can hear NO AUDIO on ANY webpage, when in Firefox. I have gone through all the suggestions on this page: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-to-do-if-firefox-w… (read more)

I can hear NO AUDIO on ANY webpage, when in Firefox. I have gone through all the suggestions on this page: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-to-do-if-firefox-wont-play-any-...] but still have the problem.

Asked by radar 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Disable Norton Safe Search

I want to disable Norton Safe Search. I followed Inst. Menu, add ons, extension tab, clicked the 3 dots & then delete. Restarted my computer, but it's still there.… (read more)

I want to disable Norton Safe Search. I followed Inst. Menu, add ons, extension tab, clicked the 3 dots & then delete. Restarted my computer, but it's still there. I definitely need help.

Asked by joneseda 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Facebook News Feed on my laptop

For the past week, when I sign into Facebook, the news feed is constantly refreshing itself. Once in a while the first post will stay, but the remainder of the news feed … (read more)

For the past week, when I sign into Facebook, the news feed is constantly refreshing itself. Once in a while the first post will stay, but the remainder of the news feed keeps refreshing. It is impossible to read anything as posts flash on and off, mostly off. The news feed is the only thing that is affected, visiting pages for likes and groups load and display properly, as do the games I play. The same occurs if in the private window mode. This does not happen if in the Chrome browser. What can be done to correct this situation?

Asked by phambel 4 months ago

Answered by phambel 4 months ago

How to turn off history side bar so it will not open with every new vrowser window?

As of today every time I open a FF window it has a sidebar for history. I do not store history and need to stop this. I do not want to close it i want to disable this ann… (read more)

As of today every time I open a FF window it has a sidebar for history. I do not store history and need to stop this. I do not want to close it i want to disable this annoying new function or I need to delete FF and choose a different browser.

Asked by cwleighton 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago