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Desktop Icons changed to some generic image after Firefox Install

One of my machines has Windows 7 installed and uses Chrome browser. Recently I had a need to install Firefox. As soon as the install completed, all of my existing Google … (read more)

One of my machines has Windows 7 installed and uses Chrome browser. Recently I had a need to install Firefox. As soon as the install completed, all of my existing Google related shortcut icons changed to some generic type. No matter what I did I could not change the shortcut icons back to their original. I uninstalled Firefox and they all came back. Any suggestions?

Asked by P Brixey 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Win 7: Firefox update to 115.10 esr from 91.0.2

It looks as though installing this 115.10 ESR will be a "new Install" instead of an update. 1) Will I lose my bookmarks, settings, passwords, ect? (My bookmarks have be… (read more)

It looks as though installing this 115.10 ESR will be a "new Install" instead of an update.

1) Will I lose my bookmarks, settings, passwords, ect? (My bookmarks have been collecting for years....)

2) If I try this will creating a restore point return me back to the way I was before the attempt?

Thank You All!

Asked by Longtimeuser 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

command line firefox "Open all in tabs"

I start Firefox from a batch file (Win7) on the first boot of the day. Manually I choose my "NEWS" bookmarks folder, then slide down to "Open all in tabs". (attached imag… (read more)

I start Firefox from a batch file (Win7) on the first boot of the day. Manually I choose my "NEWS" bookmarks folder, then slide down to "Open all in tabs". (attached image) (Then I go pour a coffee while the news article tabs open and load data!)

Please and thank you, is there a way to specify this action from the command line? And if so, what is it?

I believe that I could use such a mechanism in other ways, such as opening all tabs in my "Forums" folder of bookmarks, or on Mondays, opening all tabs in my "Weekly" bookmarks folder.

Thank You, Chris

Asked by Christopher Greaves 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Pop-up Window Blocked Notification Message CSS styling

I noticed that after the recent updates, the pop-up notification for blocked pop-ups has changed from yellow to white.. This makes it very difficult to see and I almost m… (read more)

I noticed that after the recent updates, the pop-up notification for blocked pop-ups has changed from yellow to white.. This makes it very difficult to see and I almost missed it. Is there a way to revert this change using userChrome.css?

I don't understand why this unnecessary change was made. I already have my own userChrome style for the entire Firefox because it was frustrating to constantly change it back after each update.

I would appreciate any information on how to revert this change.

Thanks.

Asked by pirios 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Login block

Bank longin blocked after recent Firefox update. Using Microsoft Edge, bank login worked. Do I have to go back to Edge or is there a fix? Block is by Cloudflare. Bank … (read more)

Bank longin blocked after recent Firefox update. Using Microsoft Edge, bank login worked. Do I have to go back to Edge or is there a fix? Block is by Cloudflare. Bank had me try another browser and when edge worked, they suggested updating Firefox. I checked and noted a 02/20/2024 FireFox update.

Asked by tylin12 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Troubleshoot why I can't play certain games on pogo.com

I can't play certain games on pogo.com. I had a version of just Firefox I used before & it worked great. If anyone could please help, i would appreciate it, thanks! … (read more)

I can't play certain games on pogo.com. I had a version of just Firefox I used before & it worked great. If anyone could please help, i would appreciate it, thanks!

Asked by Kay Martin 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

why is access denied to Go Outdoors website?

Since the recent installation of the latest version of Firefox I am getting a simple 'Forbidden' message when I attempt to get to the Go Outdoors web site. I also get th… (read more)

Since the recent installation of the latest version of Firefox I am getting a simple 'Forbidden' message when I attempt to get to the Go Outdoors web site. I also get the same result when attempting to go to Blacks, another outdoor supplies provider similar to Go Outdoors.

Asked by MikeyJ 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

eBay only load my main page when using Firefox trouble shoot mode.

My main page in eBay is only loaded when using Firefox trouble shoot mode. In regular mode the page hangs, only the headers are loaded, no detail lines. Please enable … (read more)

My main page in eBay is only loaded when using Firefox trouble shoot mode. In regular mode the page hangs, only the headers are loaded, no detail lines.

Please enable whatever that functionality elsewhere.

Asked by Mike Kaye 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

on 15.9 esr channel, last update all extensions are now disabled

Lest update to 15.9 all my extensions are now disabled. Missing Lastpass and Surfshark from my menu bar. Doesn't seem to be any way to Enable them from Extensions screen… (read more)

Lest update to 15.9 all my extensions are now disabled. Missing Lastpass and Surfshark from my menu bar. Doesn't seem to be any way to Enable them from Extensions screen.

I reloaded Lastpass from their site and this is now working on my Menu bar.

But what happened to cause this

Asked by Chris Walstow 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

igHome infected

I have been using igHome as my Firefox home page for many years. Yesterday when I opened Firefox multiple porn pages kept opening. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox… (read more)

I have been using igHome as my Firefox home page for many years. Yesterday when I opened Firefox multiple porn pages kept opening. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and that didn't help. I tried CCleaner and Malwarebytes to scrub any issues but that has not helped. HOWEVER, if I log out of igHome the multiple pages do NOT open, so apparently this problem is related to my igHome login.

I am using Windows 7 on this laptop and I understand that is no longer supported, but is there any way to remove whatever is causing these sites to open when I log in to igHome?

Please note this problem does not occur on a newer laptop running Windows 10. I am able to use igHome with no issues.

Thanks!

Asked by stepdogmusic 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

website is loading in Korean instead of English

The Firefox browser now displays the website "chaturbate.com in an Asian language, appears to be Korean, since updating the browser. It should display in English. How can… (read more)

The Firefox browser now displays the website "chaturbate.com in an Asian language, appears to be Korean, since updating the browser. It should display in English. How can I change this? Thank you.

Asked by Ed Shepherd 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

How do you share or export multiple tabs in Firefox 115.6.0esr

Hello, Is there a way to export tabs to a PDF file? I need to rebuild my PC and am backing up everything. I have a ton of tabs open. Can I export them somehow so I can i… (read more)

Hello,

Is there a way to export tabs to a PDF file? I need to rebuild my PC and am backing up everything. I have a ton of tabs open. Can I export them somehow so I can import them after I have reinstalled Firefox?

I've searched but what I find doesn't match what I see in my browser as far as menus, etc.

Thanks for your help

Asked by mlm.e90887 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox Browser

I'm still running Firefox under Windows 7. I've now connected a new monitor with a resolution of 2660 x 1080 using an HDMI cable (previously DVI), and since then I've had… (read more)

I'm still running Firefox under Windows 7. I've now connected a new monitor with a resolution of 2660 x 1080 using an HDMI cable (previously DVI), and since then I've had major problems setting up websites. the websites are only partially built and I have to reload several times. Can you help me?

Asked by joachim_koerner 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

win 7 64 bit updates

Hey folks... I am running the latest ESR version for windows 7. I know, its limited support and stuff but I have this most annoying problem that just doesn't seem to want… (read more)

Hey folks... I am running the latest ESR version for windows 7. I know, its limited support and stuff but I have this most annoying problem that just doesn't seem to want to go away.

Every day, several times a day, I am told there is an update available. I have gone in several times and downloaded and installed the latest release. The install goes fine, there are no issues. Yet, over and over again I am told there is an update... but I have the latest version installed.

In the past, I have used the "distribution" folder trick to stop updates and I have removed that a long time ago. I can't figure out why it keeps telling me there are updates, when there are none.

How can I stop this from doing updates where there are no updates to get? It's driving me nuts...

Gary :)

Asked by park-avenue 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago