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how do I get rid of that Mozilla webpage that opens automatical re firefox on mobile

how do I get rid of that Mozilla webpage that keeps on opening automatically re firefox on mobile when ever I open Firefox. I dont have an android or iphone so of no int… (read more)

how do I get rid of that Mozilla webpage that keeps on opening automatically re firefox on mobile when ever I open Firefox. I dont have an android or iphone so of no interest me. There seems to be no way to stop it keep on opening. I am getting rather angry at this imposition

Asked by merc 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 23 hours ago

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The mic and webcam popup doesn't go away even after the tab is closed. How to solve it? A bug?

When I go to a website that requests access to my webcam and/or my microphone (and I grant it), a tiny popup comes up over the tab bar. That's fine. But when I close the … (read more)

When I go to a website that requests access to my webcam and/or my microphone (and I grant it), a tiny popup comes up over the tab bar. That's fine. But when I close the tab using either or both, the popup doesn't go away. It doesn't contain the mic and/or cam icon(s) anymore, just the Firefox logo, but it doesn't go away and, oh my, it is so annoying.

The attached images are (1) the popup when I am using my mic in a tab, and (2) the popup when I am no longer using neither mic nor cam anywhere but the popup is still visible.

I can only remove the Firefox-icon-only popup by restarting Firefox!

How do I solve this? Is this a bug?

Asked by A. 1 week ago

Answered by A. 5 days ago

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Backup Bookmarks

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possib… (read more)

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possible to process the backup.

Asked by lapy14 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Restore FF to my settings

I was on the internet, things going fine, left for a couple minutes, when I came back had a blue screen. Nothing worked but the cursor. Turned computer off/on with power … (read more)

I was on the internet, things going fine, left for a couple minutes, when I came back had a blue screen. Nothing worked but the cursor. Turned computer off/on with power switch, restarted FF but my settings had been changed. Put them back to what I want except for the search bar. It is now beside the address bar not where I want it - below the address bar and all the way across the window. How do I get the search bar under the address bar? I have already looked through all of the Options and Customize, maybe I missed it, so be specific. Thank you, Bernadine

Asked by BernadineAD 1 week ago

Answered by BernadineAD 1 week ago

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Promblème avec Linkedin

Bonjour, Je rencontre un problème très curieux avec Firefox depuis plusieurs semaines. Uniquement avec la version PC et uniquement sur le site Linkedin. Dès que j'ouvre L… (read more)

Bonjour,

Je rencontre un problème très curieux avec Firefox depuis plusieurs semaines. Uniquement avec la version PC et uniquement sur le site Linkedin.

Dès que j'ouvre Linkedin, c'est comme si la page était rafraichie plusieurs fois (3, 4, 5... ?) avant de se stabiliser.

Si j'ouvre des onglets supplémentaires (par exemple pour lire un post avant de revenir à mon fil d'actualité), les différentes onglets se rafraichissent également.

Cela ne se produit pas sur mon smartphone Android. Cela ne se produit pas non plus sur PC avec Chrome.

Merci de vos suggestions. De quels renseignements de configuration avez-vous besoin ?

Asked by marc.weissenbacher49 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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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 3 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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Firefox browser

For the past week, on every start up, Firefox requests to do an update. I agree, but if I shut down and then restart later, it asks the same question. On and on for some … (read more)

For the past week, on every start up, Firefox requests to do an update. I agree, but if I shut down and then restart later, it asks the same question. On and on for some 8 days now!!!!! How do I stop this?

Asked by philip194johnson 3 weeks ago

Answered by the-edmeister 2 weeks ago

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After v78 update I have two FFs, one with no passwords. What to do?

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows contr… (read more)

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows control panel and, at completion, suddenly got a message that Firefox was updating (again), but this time with a big bold warning - as I recall - that this version was not synched with anything. This new Firefox opened. My regular version, the one I'd updated this morning -- let's call it FF-1 -- was also open. In the second version (FF-2) I immediately checked under Tools > Options > Logins and Passwords, and the passwords section was empty. I closed FF-2. FF-1 is still open and still has all my passwords. I checked my Mozilla > Firefox > Profiles folder and now have two profiles - one called jn******.default, where I can see all my regular FF files, including logins.json, and one called i6******.default-release, with all files created today and no logins.json. Windows control panel also tells me I have two FFs, but identifies them as v78.01 and v72.02, and says both were installed today. I just checked about:profiles and get this: "Another copy of Firefox has made changes to profiles. You must restart Firefox before making more changes." What to do now? Obviously, I want to save the one with the passwords and delete the other one. But, as this situation is new to me, I want to do it the right way.

Asked by roberto32 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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How do I turn 'pop-up blocked' message on again?

So, I want to turn the message that tells you when a pop-up(s) has been blocked as is shown here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pop-blocker-settings-exceptions-tro… (read more)

So, I want to turn the message that tells you when a pop-up(s) has been blocked as is shown here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pop-blocker-settings-exceptions-troubleshooting Unintentionally, I clicked on 'don't show this message anymore'. How to turn this on again? Thank you.

Asked by Juanchi-09 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Disabling Picture in Picture Video

I realize that there was a section on how to disable this. but if i were to go to Yahoo for example and scroll down a page with a video in it. It starts to auto play a… (read more)

I realize that there was a section on how to disable this. but if i were to go to Yahoo for example and scroll down a page with a video in it. It starts to auto play and be in a little view on the side and becomes really annoying as i don't want it playing or coming up like that.

Is there a method to fully disable it from auto starting "wasting bandwidth" and from being on the side like that?

Asked by llilshippo 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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firefox goes real slow when using facebook

every time when I am on my Facebook acct browser gets too slow or it does not load the content of whatever I want to see and on top of the screen under the command for Fa… (read more)

every time when I am on my Facebook acct browser gets too slow or it does not load the content of whatever I want to see and on top of the screen under the command for Facebook a yellow strip appears and it says A PAGE IS SLOWING YOUR BROWSER.. I have this problem for a few months already and what I do is close the browser in all windows that open and re initiate the whatever I want to see after I closed all tabs on the browser

Asked by cannoso 1 month ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 month ago

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Firefox corrupt dropdown URL Menu error

G'day Folks, I have this problem with the drop down of the URL menu which shows 8 Asian URLs which I cannot delete or I don't know how to get rid of them. I would like so… (read more)

G'day Folks,

I have this problem with the drop down of the URL menu which shows 8 Asian URLs which I cannot delete or I don't know how to get rid of them.

I would like some help in rectifying this ASAP please

I have attached an image showing the corrupt drop down

Regards Roger H.

Asked by pcbugfixer 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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often complete reset of my firefox browser installed on a Macbook pro (w/ latest IOs etc.)

and then I have to start again using my account for synch which a mobile phone (there I never have problems). But why is it resetting by itselves now last time yesterday,… (read more)

and then I have to start again using my account for synch which a mobile phone (there I never have problems). But why is it resetting by itselves now last time yesterday, first after weeks and then shorter and shorter. I am a great fan of Firefox already using it for 18 years now but this is anoying as I not always has that mobile close to me and therefore all history/accounts are temporarily gone.

Rene

Asked by reneddegroot 2 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 months ago

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add-on 'Search by Image'

After Firefox let me know it is working slow on my computer I let it clean automatically. Result: an add-on 'Search by Image' doesn't work anymore. A pop-up appears; 'C… (read more)

After Firefox let me know it is working slow on my computer I let it clean automatically. Result: an add-on 'Search by Image' doesn't work anymore. A pop-up appears; 'Content scripts are not allowed on this page'. How can I fix this problem?

Best, Johan

Asked by johanraijmakers 1 month ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 month ago

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Authentication required popup window

Hi. The attached "authentication required" popup occurs intermittently in the Firefox browser. I have no idea what it is referring to. Clicking cancel removes it. It does… (read more)

Hi. The attached "authentication required" popup occurs intermittently in the Firefox browser. I have no idea what it is referring to. Clicking cancel removes it. It does not appear to interfere with any Firefox operations. Would just like to know what it is about and how to prevent it from appearing if not necessary. Thank you in advance for any assistance. Gavin

Asked by gavinbicknell58 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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"Firefox is not your default browser"

I cannot set Firefox as my default browser. When trying I get a little window with program choices (see screen shot). Using windows 8.1 with Avast (already this sucker di… (read more)

I cannot set Firefox as my default browser. When trying I get a little window with program choices (see screen shot). Using windows 8.1 with Avast (already this sucker did some changes to Firefox and opening mail link settings without asking)

Asked by orandol 1 month ago

Answered by orandol 1 month ago

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Firefox doesn't display my local HTML web site properly?

Hello, I saved a page as html (complete) but when I tried to display html in firefox look like in attached. I open the file with Dreamweaver. It display properly but file… (read more)

Hello, I saved a page as html (complete) but when I tried to display html in firefox look like in attached. I open the file with Dreamweaver. It display properly but file size is very high. For that I want to display with firefox. Can you help me?

Asked by Ibrahim 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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77.0.1 Problems

Hi, I just updated to the latest Firefox and noticed some problems. When I left click, some of the options are not showing up. Also, there are some blanks. I have include… (read more)

Hi, I just updated to the latest Firefox and noticed some problems. When I left click, some of the options are not showing up. Also, there are some blanks. I have included some screen shots.

Asked by Nancy 2 months ago

Answered by Nancy 2 months ago