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Mouseover link tooltip url persistent through click and page load.

So on most sites there has been an issue for me for quite some time. I hover over a link, the tooltip appears on the bottom left of the window showing the URL of the lin… (tuilleadh eolais)

So on most sites there has been an issue for me for quite some time.

I hover over a link, the tooltip appears on the bottom left of the window showing the URL of the link. I click on link and page reloads but the tooltip is still on bottom left of the new window. The tooltip will disappear if I hover over any other link on the newly loaded page.

I expect the tooltip to go away when clicking the link and going to that page/site.

Firefox on win10 & 11 This problem does not occur in Edge.

Asked by MFS 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by MFS 2 mhí ó shin

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Opening Firefox with a password without setting up Firefox sync

I simply want to use a password to open Firefox. I don't want to set up Firefox sync. How can I set up a simple password as permission to open Firefox without accessing s… (tuilleadh eolais)

I simply want to use a password to open Firefox. I don't want to set up Firefox sync. How can I set up a simple password as permission to open Firefox without accessing sync?

Asked by exodu 4 seachtaine ó shin

Answered by cor-el 4 seachtaine ó shin

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Why I can't take screenshot?

I am writing to report an issue I have encountered while using the Firefox browser. Specifically, I am unable to take screenshots on the website https://hescoebill.pk/hes… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am writing to report an issue I have encountered while using the Firefox browser. Specifically, I am unable to take screenshots on the website https://hescoebill.pk/hesco-mis/. This issue persists despite numerous attempts, and it seems to be unique to this particular website. Is there any other way to take screenshot of site? I really want to take a screenshot for personal reason. Is it not allowed from the site owner side or what?

Asked by Hamza Shareef 1 mhí ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 mhí ó shin

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Keep getting message "Failed to check for updates."

Recent issue, April 2024. Had version 124 Firefox on Win10 computer and went to Help - > About to have Firefox check for updates. This has worked just fine up until … (tuilleadh eolais)

Recent issue, April 2024. Had version 124 Firefox on Win10 computer and went to Help - > About to have Firefox check for updates. This has worked just fine up until now. The message "Failed to check for updates." is shown in the About screen. I have uninstalled and re-installed Firefox with the same results. Have also un-installed Firefox, un-installed Mozilla Maintenance, then removed Firefox data from App Data folder in user directory, then re-installed with the same results. Also, now when I access a local media server, I keep getting the message "Firefox is installing components needed" and that never goes away. Any ideas?

Asked by R_Welsh 1 mhí ó shin

Answered by R_Welsh 1 mhí ó shin

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Why ESR Updates on macos ventura?

Macos Ventura: Greetings, When I started getting msgs saying my browser was no longer supported, I checked my version. Firefox says i have v115esr and that it is "up t… (tuilleadh eolais)

Macos Ventura:

Greetings,

When I started getting msgs saying my browser was no longer supported, I checked my version. Firefox says i have v115esr and that it is "up to date" - i.e. no update available at this time. I assumed I was getting the brush off from those web sites.

Why did Firefox not bring me up to v124? I get a "download update" probably once a month. It's been giving me a new variation of 115esr all along.

I've now downloaded 124 from your site. What do I need to do so that I stay current in the future? Thanks John

Asked by jnehera 1 mhí ó shin

Answered by James 1 mhí ó shin

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Secure Connection Failed, Error Code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

I have been trying to solve this problem on and off for about a year now, but 99.99% of the time I try to access https://en.wiktionary.org/ , I get the following error: S… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have been trying to solve this problem on and off for about a year now, but 99.99% of the time I try to access https://en.wiktionary.org/ , I get the following error: Secure Connection Failed An error occured during a connection to en.wikitionary.org PR_END_OF_FILE ERROR Error code: 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.

Learn more... Try Again

I have NEVER gotten this error message for any other website. And the strangest thing? Sometimes I CAN access Wikitionary with zero problems, but this phenomena tends to only happen when I attempt to access the website very late at night or really early in the morning. I cannot think of a single thing I have done differently when this happens.

By the way, I am able to access Wikitionary from Microsoft Edge just fine, it is ONLY Firefox where I have this problem.

Asked by lucasp1337 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by lucasp1337 2 mhí ó shin

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Firefox UI language

I use Firefox in French... but lately, the contextual menu when right-clicking on a web page shows in English. The contextual menu when right-clicking on the Menu bar or … (tuilleadh eolais)

I use Firefox in French... but lately, the contextual menu when right-clicking on a web page shows in English. The contextual menu when right-clicking on the Menu bar or Bookmarks toolbar, is partly in French, but with a section in English (the Menu bar)... sometimes, the Menu bar switches to English (I can't seem to isolate what makes it switch or switch back). Other menus show in French and setting for language is set to French.

Is there something I can do to fix this?

Firefox 124.0.1 (64 bits) on Windows 11

Asked by lizzie.l.2.00 1 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 1 mhí ó shin

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Firefox Setting on Startup: Open previous windows and tabs not working

I always set Firefox to open the previous sessions tabs when starting. For some reason during the start up over the past several days Firefox opens to the home page only.… (tuilleadh eolais)

I always set Firefox to open the previous sessions tabs when starting. For some reason during the start up over the past several days Firefox opens to the home page only. I then have to search the history to find the closed tabs. Except for this problem, Firefox is working perfectly.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to why this is going wrong and a possible way to fix it?

Asked by PhilG 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 3 mhí ó shin

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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 … (tuilleadh eolais)

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 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by phambel 3 mhí ó shin

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IE Tab extension...

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work … (tuilleadh eolais)

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work properly in Firefox. I was wondering if anybody knows of any similar extension that would do the same for Edge? I can't open Twitter (X) using Firefox anymore, but I can open it using Edge. I don't like Edge (obviously), but I have no choice. Thanks in advance!!!

Asked by carlrgoodwin 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 3 mhí ó shin

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"this page is slowing down firefox"

How can I turn this message off? Some sites I visit give me that message, it shows up when I'm typing a reply to something which pushes the page lower and fouls up my ab… (tuilleadh eolais)

How can I turn this message off? Some sites I visit give me that message, it shows up when I'm typing a reply to something which pushes the page lower and fouls up my ability to keep typing, then if goes away, comes back, goes away ... I just want to kill the message entirely. I'm not worried about speed, there's nothing to fix, I just want the message gone.

Asked by rayandrews 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 3 mhí ó shin

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WebGL

Using Windows 10 22H2 and Firefox 122.0.1 Yesterday I had no problem opening the map on purpleair.com. Today I can't. Get error: Error: Failed to initialize WebGL … (tuilleadh eolais)

Using Windows 10 22H2 and Firefox 122.0.1 Yesterday I had no problem opening the map on purpleair.com. Today I can't. Get error:

Error: Failed to initialize WebGL

TypeError: DE is undefined.

But I can open this same website map in Google Chrome browser with no problem. What changed in Firefox and how do I fix it. And why do I need to fix it, since it all works fine in Chrome

Thanks a bunch,

Mike

Asked by Mike Marshall 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by Mike Marshall 3 mhí ó shin

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CAN NOT find the file path location of Firefox.exe application.

Hello, James here. I CAN NOT find the Firefox application file location. There is no option to show file path upon right click of the desktop icon and I can not locate i… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

James here. I CAN NOT find the Firefox application file location. There is no option to show file path upon right click of the desktop icon and I can not locate it in File Explorer. I have done an entire (C:) drive search and turned up nothing. C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox does not exist in my file system. I am at a loss here and it's driving me bonkers!

Asked by jbab52 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by Paul 3 mhí ó shin

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Firefox crashes when right-clicking or pasting (ctrl v)

Firefox crashes whenever I use ctrl v or right click, and pulls up a window that it crashed. Whenever I start it back up, it says it wasn't able to restore session, then … (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox crashes whenever I use ctrl v or right click, and pulls up a window that it crashed. Whenever I start it back up, it says it wasn't able to restore session, then restores it anyway after I press to restore it. Another thing is whenever I try and upload a file onto a site it crashes as well. I'm on Mac OS x 13 and reinstalling firefox hasn't fixed it. This is relatively sudden, it happened about around 3 days ago for the first time, and at the same time I noticed it happening certain sites also started giving me '502 Bad Gateway' errors. Does anyone know what's happening and how to fix it? Thanks in advance!

Asked by gori 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by zeroknight 3 mhí ó shin

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Roblox website Shattered.

The layout on the Roblox website, https://www.roblox.com Has appeared to break, I've seen the website on Google chrome and Microsoft Edge and it's good to go. I am not aw… (tuilleadh eolais)

The layout on the Roblox website, https://www.roblox.com Has appeared to break, I've seen the website on Google chrome and Microsoft Edge and it's good to go. I am not aware as to how this has happened. I have disabled every Addon I have, This issue is not caused by the Addons I have installed.

CTRL + F5 has Fixed My Issue! Thank You cor-el!

Asked by aombi 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 3 mhí ó shin

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Can't pin extensions to the tool bar (url bar)

Installed Firefox 122 in a new Windows 10 installation and added some extensions (e.g. Gesturefly, Update Scanner, uBlock Origin, Uppity). These pinned fine on my old in… (tuilleadh eolais)

Installed Firefox 122 in a new Windows 10 installation and added some extensions (e.g. Gesturefly, Update Scanner, uBlock Origin, Uppity). These pinned fine on my old installation. But I cannot find how to pin them on the new.

All the help I have found Googling, or using search here, says go to the Add-ons Manager page and right-click the extension and use "pin to toolbar". Alternatively click the extension and click the gear icon and use "pin to toolbar". But when I right-click there is no pin to toolbar context menu entry. If I left-click the gear I get "Check for Updates, View Recent Updates, Install Add-on From File, Debug Add-ons, Update Add-ons Automatically, Reset All Add-ons to Update Automatically, Manage Extension Shortcuts". If I right-click the gear I get a line of icons (left, right, reload, star) followed by "Open Image in New Tab, Copy Image Link, Email Image, Save Page As, Select All, View Pate Source, Inspect Accessibility Properties, Inspect (Q)". If I right-click the extension in the Add-ons Manager page itself, I get a very similar list. In no case is there a pin to toolbar option.

How do I pin an extension, given the above? What have I messed up?

Asked by OneMoreName 4 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 4 mhí ó shin

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Google docs paste keyboard shortcut doesn't work

I am on Firefox v122.0 Google docs paste functionality doesn't work when using Cmd + v. This is happening only for Google docs. Same doc works perfectly fine on Chrome. I… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am on Firefox v122.0 Google docs paste functionality doesn't work when using Cmd + v. This is happening only for Google docs. Same doc works perfectly fine on Chrome. I also tried running Firefox in troubleshoot mode with same results. Should I just give up on trying to make Firefox work with Google products.

Asked by Jithin 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 mhí ó shin

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All live Twitch channels "offline" despite that they are streaming

As of recently, every time I try to watch someone on Twitch, where the video feed would normally be is the streamer's offline banner image. Chat is working fine, and is a… (tuilleadh eolais)

As of recently, every time I try to watch someone on Twitch, where the video feed would normally be is the streamer's offline banner image. Chat is working fine, and is active despite the stream not being displayed on my end. If I check the Twitch mobile app the stream displays as normal, so I know they are currently streaming. I tried disabling all of my add-ons and restarting the browser to no avail. I am a noob, so please be patient with me. I have attached images of an example, but this happens with any live channel, not just ones I am following (I do not have any active subscriptions as far as I know).

Asked by boarself 5 mhí ó shin

Answered by boarself 5 mhí ó shin

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Firefox randomly crashes when switching tabs

Firefox has recently (within about a week or so) begun to crash randomly for me when switching between open tabs. The problem can be reliably replicated with ~6 tabs open… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox has recently (within about a week or so) begun to crash randomly for me when switching between open tabs. The problem can be reliably replicated with ~6 tabs open, while quickly cycling between them. Firefox has been updated, and the crash still occurs even in troubleshooting mode. The most recent reported crash is Crash ID: 54793083-0841-470c-ae8a-687030240105. The flagged 'Crash Reason' is EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_WRITE

Asked by erikander87 4 mhí ó shin

Answered by erikander87 4 mhí ó shin