Can't get rid of google.com as startup page

Hi, Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, with Firefox. No add ons. Have changed my homepage to www.duckduckgo. Have changed my default search engine to duckduckgo. In a… (lire la suite)

Hi, Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, with Firefox. No add ons.

Have changed my homepage to www.duckduckgo. Have changed my default search engine to duckduckgo. In about:config my browser.startup.homepage says www.duckduckgo.

Have also changed browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID to www.duckduckgo.com and browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone to www.duckduckgo.com

But STILL, every time I start Firefox, I'm taken to google.com. Please cn someone tell me how to stop google coming up when I start Firefox.

Thanks, Ivan

Demandé par ivanwonbtanner il y a 1 heure

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 17 secondes

Firefox created a second Downloads folder/library when it opens PDF

Firefox created a second Downloads folder/library when it opens a PDF to view in the browser. file:///C:/Users/Name/Documents/Downloads/NightSkyNotesJan2022OrionDetail.p… (lire la suite)

Firefox created a second Downloads folder/library when it opens a PDF to view in the browser.

file:///C:/Users/Name/Documents/Downloads/NightSkyNotesJan2022OrionDetail.pdf

I seem to remember finding lots of temp pdfs and other files in a temp folder under user/appdata/local or roaming and having to delete this files manually from time to time. Putting the files in an easy to find folder is a good step but my Downloads Library/folder had previously been moved to D:\Downloads via choose new target from the library properties. D drive is an internal HD, C drive is an SSD. Why didn't Firefox just use the existing Downloads library instead of creating a new one on the C drive?

Ideally, if you are viewing a pdf in a Firefox tab it would delete the file if you did not download it so it does not clog up your drives. If I know i want to keep a pdf I would save to my chosen folder and view in Acrobat instead of reading in a browser tab.

I agree with a previous post i saw requesting an option for the user to specify a temp file folder on another drive when viewing pdfs to preserve some life on the SSD boot drive.

Windows 10, Firefox 101.0.1

Demandé par MikeZZ il y a 3 heures

Dernière réponse par jscher2000 - Support Volunteer il y a 5 minutes

Firefox is redirecting customers to another link

On my video gallery page, some of my videos are stand alone and others are a series of two or more videos. When you click on the series, it takes you to the page where al… (lire la suite)

On my video gallery page, some of my videos are stand alone and others are a series of two or more videos. When you click on the series, it takes you to the page where all the ones in the series are housed, but then when you click on one of the videos in that series, I receive a prompt from FIREFOX: Receiving prompt on my created web site "FIREFOX CAN'T OPEN THIS PAGE" Open site in new window...

This totally messes up my ease of use for customers and is keeping them from following through. I would like this feature disabled if possible. Any work around for this?

Thank you for any help and consideration! -Carol Ragsdale ([email]@msn.com) www.westmarionbaptistchurch.com

Demandé par cragsdale231 il y a 1 jour

Dernière réponse par jscher2000 - Support Volunteer il y a 14 minutes

Firefox wont' work because - VCRUNTIME140_dll not found

Firefox stopped working all of a sudden and I get this message: VCRUNTIME140_dll not found I've tried loading and reloading and re-installing and switching computer on an… (lire la suite)

Firefox stopped working all of a sudden and I get this message: VCRUNTIME140_dll not found I've tried loading and reloading and re-installing and switching computer on and off and trying again and all I get is this message: VCRUNTIME140_dll not found I think it could be a hacker, but how do I get Firefox back up and running?

Demandé par llew1 il y a 1 heure

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 1 heure

Issue with Firefox 102 (64), Reddit and AdBlocker Ultimate

Since this most recent version of Firefox (102) upgraded my software on Jun 28, the Reddit website has not loaded correctly. All it displays is a blank page. Ad Blocker… (lire la suite)

Since this most recent version of Firefox (102) upgraded my software on Jun 28, the Reddit website has not loaded correctly. All it displays is a blank page. Ad Blocker Ultimate registers about 1 ad blocked per second. This is the only site I've had this issue with. This all worked (as expected) prior to Jun 28.

Demandé par mendelindigestible il y a 1 heure

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 1 heure

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

While using Firefox I am unable to access two of my online accounts, one for my VPN and one for my Credit Union. So I use Microsoft Edge to access these two websites with… (lire la suite)

While using Firefox I am unable to access two of my online accounts, one for my VPN and one for my Credit Union. So I use Microsoft Edge to access these two websites with no issue. I get this security warning using Firefox: "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.ftwccu.org. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

Demandé par e59ken il y a 3 heures

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 1 heure

File extension removed during download

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade a… (lire la suite)

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade afterward. This is a new issue occurring sometime in the past several months, since last firmware update. Firefox preferences are set to download .DAT files. No other settings are listed for that file extension. I verified the issue points toward Firefox by checking the download with another web browser which completed the download with the extension.

Demandé par jacco237 il y a 11 heures

Dernière réponse par jonzn4SUSE il y a 2 heures

Firefox 102 Renaming .exe files

I've noticed that with Firefox 102 when I download an exe file, in this case Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe it is renaming it to Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe.bin. Why is that… (lire la suite)

I've noticed that with Firefox 102 when I download an exe file, in this case Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe it is renaming it to Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe.bin.

Why is that happening now? I know the "potential risk" or downloading an .exe file but shouldn't it ask or at least warn you instead of just deciding to rename it

I didn't see a setting to disable this "feature". Is there one?

Thanks

Demandé par AZBigDog il y a 3 jours

Dernière réponse par Chris Ilias il y a 2 heures

Cursor dissapears when i press space or `

Whenever I press space to scroll one page down the cursor dissapears. The same thing happens when I press `. As soon as I move the mouse it reappears but this is unwanted… (lire la suite)

Whenever I press space to scroll one page down the cursor dissapears. The same thing happens when I press `. As soon as I move the mouse it reappears but this is unwanted and annoying behavior which didn't happen in the past. I'm not sure when it started happening but it hasn't been long since that. I tried restarting with all the plugins turned off but that didn't help. I'm using the latest version of FF on Win 7 x64.`

Demandé par gambit1 il y a 2 jours

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 2 heures

Back up passwords and logins

I wish to backup my password file and tried to follow: https://support.mozilla.org/gl/questions/1189644 I could not work it out and suspect the instructions refer to a ve… (lire la suite)

I wish to backup my password file and tried to follow: https://support.mozilla.org/gl/questions/1189644

I could not work it out and suspect the instructions refer to a version of Firefox I'm not using. My version is 68.12.0esr.

Thanks

Demandé par steve_morrisby il y a 2 heures

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 2 heures

Other Bookmarks did not show up when I imported into Linux Parrot from Windows 8.1

I imported my bookmarks from a windows 8.1 computer to Parrot Linux Debian desktop (2 different computers). I am missing the everything from 'Other Bookmarks' after I imp… (lire la suite)

I imported my bookmarks from a windows 8.1 computer to Parrot Linux Debian desktop (2 different computers). I am missing the everything from 'Other Bookmarks' after I imported it into the Linux computer, I can see all everything from 'Bookmarks Menu' though. The windows machine is not working anymore. But I have a saved copy of all the bookmarks from the windows 8.1 computer.

Is there a reason my import left out the Other Bookmarks but imported the Bookmarks Menu? How do get them into the linux firefox browser.

Firefox 78.15.0 oesr Linux Parrot home edition OS version 4.11

Thanks in advance

Demandé par pocket123vpn il y a 1 semaine

Dernière réponse par jscher2000 - Support Volunteer il y a 2 heures

When I open Firefox browser I get this message

After I open the Firefox browser, a window opens: We couldn't create the data directory - Microsoft Edge can't read and write to its data directory: C:\ProgramData\McAfee… (lire la suite)

After I open the Firefox browser, a window opens:

We couldn't create the data directory - Microsoft Edge can't read and write to its data directory: C:\ProgramData\McAfee\WebAdvisor\UIHost.exe_pr]S-1-5-21-1684796555-4169006821-2310766321-1005\wa1656781557\EBWebView

Tried to re-intall Edge, does not work, cleared all cookies, etc. Still get this message once I open the Firefox Browser.

Any suggestions how to clear this problem?

Demandé par josenavarro409 il y a 6 heures

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 4 heures

F1TV stream

Formula1.com stream does not work with message 'Firefox is installing components needed to play the audio or video on this page. Please try again later.' Restarting brows… (lire la suite)

Formula1.com stream does not work with message 'Firefox is installing components needed to play the audio or video on this page. Please try again later.'

Restarting browser, toggling DRM, using private window does not solve this.

Demandé par jsts il y a 12 heures

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 4 heures

Embedded IFRAME Google Calendar not working in version Greater Then 100

I am Using Iframe embed in Google calender.But its not working now from latest version of firefox.Upto version 100 no issue. My site is in Google App Engine. Like this Sh… (lire la suite)

I am Using Iframe embed in Google calender.But its not working now from latest version of firefox.Upto version 100 no issue. My site is in Google App Engine.

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Firefox Can’t Open This Page

To protect your security, accounts.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.


can you please Suggest me the solution

Demandé par safiyullah.mohideen il y a 11 heures

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 4 heures

unest bookmarks

I have close to 2000 bookmarks. There are organized into folders. I want get ride of the folder structure and have all bookmarks on together in one place - no nested fold… (lire la suite)

I have close to 2000 bookmarks. There are organized into folders. I want get ride of the folder structure and have all bookmarks on together in one place - no nested folders.

I could click, hold, drag and drop but would be time consuming as I have too many folders.

How do unest all folders and keep all bookmarks together in single place?

Thank you

Demandé par ovande il y a 1 jour

Dernière réponse par cor-el il y a 4 heures

I changed my firefox account password and lost all of my saved logins and bookmarks is there any way to restore it please help its very imp coz i dont have backup

I changed my firefox account password and lost all of my saved logins and bookmarks is there any way to restore it please help its very imp coz i dont have backup. … (lire la suite)

I changed my firefox account password and lost all of my saved logins and bookmarks is there any way to restore it please help its very imp coz i dont have backup.

Demandé par karanarunraut il y a 6 heures

Dernière réponse par Dropa il y a 5 heures

Firefox is showing me the same blocked (and cancelled) download on each startup

Firefox is showing me the same blocked (and cancelled) download on each startup. Firefox tries to download same file every time I open it. I have seen this issue in sever… (lire la suite)

Firefox is showing me the same blocked (and cancelled) download on each startup. Firefox tries to download same file every time I open it. I have seen this issue in several threads. I want to share my experience in resolving it:

In your Firefox profile folder (%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox) look for the file download*.json (the asterix represents some characters I did not record). If it contains the strange link for that file he is trying to download all over again at each startup, delete the text ad save the now empty file. At the following startup, the issue should be resolved and the download*.json should disappear from your profile folder.

I hope this helps.

Additional info: This happened to be after trying to download a file from bit-files.com. < -- DO NOT OPEN ONLY FOR WARNING This issue was reported also for depositfiles.com by others. < -- DO NOT OPEN ONLY FOR WARNING Other threads on the same issue: Firefox tries to download same file every time I open it - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/922373 firefox 28 automatically tries downloading a file when it starts - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/992386 Firefox is showing me same blocked (and cancelled) download on each startup - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333402

Demandé par peter.gogola.84 il y a 10 heures

Dernière réponse par Dropa il y a 7 heures

PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR when loading google.com and related sites (gmail, etc)

I get the "PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR" every time I access a google.com related domain. I don't get the error on other browsers, nor do i get the error on other sites within … (lire la suite)

I get the "PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR" every time I access a google.com related domain. I don't get the error on other browsers, nor do i get the error on other sites within Firefox. I've cleared my cache, cookies, restarted my browser, tried turning off the proxy functionality in network settings, etc. This all started immediately after my browser was upgraded to 102 (current version is 102.0 (64-bit)). Please help. This is so frustrating that I'm ready to simply delete Firefox and revert to Chrome, which is a bummer, but this is kind of a dealbreaker bug and i've already spent an hour on the forums (using Chrome, because I can't access Google search) trying to fix this.

Demandé par jiggawotts il y a 23 heures

Dernière réponse par Chris Ilias il y a 7 heures

File types

Firefox has assigned my .cpp files as type "Git", but .cpp files should be type "Visual Studio 2019". How do I change the type "Git" to "Visual Studio 2019" for .cpp file… (lire la suite)

Firefox has assigned my .cpp files as type "Git", but .cpp files should be type "Visual Studio 2019". How do I change the type "Git" to "Visual Studio 2019" for .cpp files, so when I want to save or open a .cpp file the Firefox Applications matrix assigns .cpp files to Visual Studio 2019?

Demandé par patrickdlangley il y a 8 heures

Dernière réponse par Dropa il y a 7 heures