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Can't copy and paste from Firefox 22.0 anymore other than ctrl c & v

Normally I would select/wrap text in Firefox and right click and choose copy from the top of menu, click and go to Word,Notepad etc. and go to paste but nothing there pas… (tuilleadh eolais)

Normally I would select/wrap text in Firefox and right click and choose copy from the top of menu, click and go to Word,Notepad etc. and go to paste but nothing there paste item in menu greyed out.

It works ok ctrl v and c but is frustrating because the built-in function is so much cleaner

  • UPDATE - Downloaded Firefox 23.0 Beta1 - problem is gone - works again - Thanks all!!

Asked by jimmy-d 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin

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Shockwave Flash is CONSTANTLY not responding and crashing

Hello there, I've had this problem for a long time, and I've done most everything suggested in other forums regarding this matter. I've disabled "disabled protected mode… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello there,

I've had this problem for a long time, and I've done most everything suggested in other forums regarding this matter. I've disabled "disabled protected mode, disabled hardware acceleration, made sure everything is updated, and nothing works. Unfortunately, this makes Firefox so unusable that I've had to switch to another browser for the time being, but it's having it's own issues. Very frustrating! I like Firefox and would like to have it working, but this "shockwave flash plugin" problem has been a persistent problem for the last year.

I've seen many other users who have not been able to fix the problem via the above suggestions, so--what's the verdict? Is there something else I can try?

Cheers

Asked by gforcewarp9 6 bliana ó shin

Answered by gforcewarp9 6 bliana ó shin

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After years of happily using Firefox, sudden, recurrent calamity

I've been primarily a Firefox user (with Chrome as back-up) for years, with only occasional, and minor, problems. I'm automatically updated to the latest version of Fire… (tuilleadh eolais)

I've been primarily a Firefox user (with Chrome as back-up) for years, with only occasional, and minor, problems. I'm automatically updated to the latest version of Firefox.

So my browser life has been good--uneventful, even serene.

Until yesterday. Then Firefox suddenly stopped responding. Once, then twice, all together about five times yesterday, it would stop responding and I'd have to close the program and restart. And the pattern has repeated itself today. Sometimes when it's not responding I can still do things like open a new tab, but not download files or play a YouTube video--in fact there's a blank space where the video should be. Sometimes I can't even close Firefox in order to restart without turning off my computer.

Let me emphasize that nothing has changed in the manner of my Firefox use to possibly trigger all this.  I'm doing exactly what I always did, nothing more. 

My first awareness came when Windows notified me that Firefox had stopped responding and wanted me to click on "close program" in the dialog box and close Firefox, which I did. Windows said they would search for a solution, and let me know. At one point Mozilla came on the screen to announce a crash, and I filled out a crash report. Each time my first awareness of a problem comes when Windows appears in a little box and announces that Firefox has stopped responding. Soon after, the lack of responsiveness will become obvious to me in a variety of ways.

One notable point: if I restart Firefox everything will be fine for a while, and then, out of the blue, the unresponsiveness will recur.

I want to know why this is happening. Since my internet browsing pattern has not changed its nature, does the fault lie with this new version of Firefox? Or is there some malware that is responsible? I should emphasize that I've been using Chrome in the meantime and it has exhibited none of the problems of Firefox.

Actually, rather than my engaging in ignorant speculation, I'll just wait for analysis by the experts in this forum.

Asked by graviton37 6 bliana ó shin

Answered by graviton37 6 bliana ó shin

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Unable to view photos on Instagram properly

When viewing a user's photos on instagram.com/user, I click on one photo and it opens in a new tab (as opposed to popping up in the same tab in middle of the screen). The… (tuilleadh eolais)

When viewing a user's photos on instagram.com/user, I click on one photo and it opens in a new tab (as opposed to popping up in the same tab in middle of the screen). Then, when I 'X' out the new tab and return to the old one with the rest of the photos, I cannot click on anymore. I have to refresh the page each time I want to view a new photo. This does NOT occur when I view the instagram.com/user page using Internet Explorer. Shockwave Flash and all other plug-ins are up to date. I just noticed this issue with Firefox's newest upgrade.

Asked by circean 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin

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How do I remove an extension that keeps reinstalling itself?

Last week, I downloaded Mumble, a voice chat program. I was playing World of Warcraft at the time, and needed to download Mumble on the fly, so I was insufficiently caref… (tuilleadh eolais)

Last week, I downloaded Mumble, a voice chat program. I was playing World of Warcraft at the time, and needed to download Mumble on the fly, so I was insufficiently careful and downloaded an extension, Websteroids, at the same time. Websteroids highlights words in text documents which, when scrolled over, lead to advertisements. The claim of the Websteroids website is that it turns a webpage into a meteoroids game.

I have repeatedly disabled and removed it from my extensions list, uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, deleted files with the Websteroids name on it, uninstalled it and Mumble, and any other files/programs that I could find from that date.
I've run my antivirus program (AVG), spybot s&d, and lavasoft ad aware and followed the advice from their scans. Nevertheless, Websteriods keeps reinstalling itself without warning.
I have restarted Mozilla in safe mode and I've also deleted anything I could find from the publisher, Creative Island Media, LLC.
The next step that I can think of is a system restore. Before I do that, is there any other less drastic step that might work? 

Thank you

Asked by mikewills 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin

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Adobe Flash Not Working Firefox 21

I just installed Firefox's newest version 21. I went to a website which required flash and it said I did not have flash installed. So I installed flash from adobe's websi… (tuilleadh eolais)

I just installed Firefox's newest version 21. I went to a website which required flash and it said I did not have flash installed. So I installed flash from adobe's website and it said it installed successfully I went back to the website after restarting my browser and it still did not work. I restarted my computer and nothing. I reinstalled flash again and it still does not work even though adobe is telling me it installed successfully.

Asked by richey.kyle.i 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin

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How do I get rid of the spinner that appears on the left side on the tabs?

(Firefox 25.0.1, Windows 8) There's a little green spinner that appears to the left of "Connecting..." on the tabs while loading a page. Any way to get rid of it? It's be… (tuilleadh eolais)

(Firefox 25.0.1, Windows 8)

There's a little green spinner that appears to the left of "Connecting..." on the tabs while loading a page. Any way to get rid of it? It's been quite annoying me for a while.

Asked by CelticsFan25 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin

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Firefox has started freezing on opening and crashes/freezes frequently during use.

Firefox has begun opening very [very!] slowly, as well as crashing and freezing during use. This is happening on all of my three machines, two running Win 7 and one Win 8… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox has begun opening very [very!] slowly, as well as crashing and freezing during use. This is happening on all of my three machines, two running Win 7 and one Win 8. I have tried refreshing and disabling hardware acceleration, but to no avail. Now it seems to freeze on opening and takes a minute or two even to become responsive, if at all. When I look at Task Manager during a freeze I see the Firefox process is using 35-50% of memory [i have 8GB, 12GB and 16GB] and up to 50% of processsor resources. All has been fine until the last couple of weeks. As an adjunct, in the last month I have noticed an almost permanent error message on the status bar - "Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action."

Asked by tontoe 5 bliana ó shin

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No longer able to fully customize?

I updated my Firefox version either yesterday or the day before. I'm currently running Aurora 29.0a2. Ever since I updated, I've found several issues: I am no longer able… (tuilleadh eolais)

I updated my Firefox version either yesterday or the day before. I'm currently running Aurora 29.0a2. Ever since I updated, I've found several issues:

I am no longer able to customize my browser according to the steps found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-firefox-controls-buttons-and-toolbars?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=How+to+customize+the+toolbar

When I go in to customize, all I can do is move around the buttons. I used to be able to add in spacing, but there's no longer an option for that. I can't move my tabs bar underneath the url bar, which is how I used to have it (shame on me for clicking "Restore defaults"). Is there another place where there are proper customization options?

Also, my status bar seems to have disappeared. On the status bar I had the loading text and hover-url text, as well as fox clocks. The entire bar is gone. I can manage with Status4ever, but if I try to have the status text show up in the actual status bar, it doesn't. There is no bottom bar at all. Is there some option I need to select somewhere or something?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by urbancowgurl777 6 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 6 bliana ó shin

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[SOLVED] Can't uninstall TopArcadeHits extension?

I downloaded something from download[dot]com (I'm not typing in the address because I don't want anyone to link there without proper warning). I've searched and done *ev… (tuilleadh eolais)

I downloaded something from download[dot]com (I'm not typing in the address because I don't want anyone to link there without proper warning). I've searched and done *everything* I've found for removing this extension. MBAM, Spyware Terminator, Windows Defender (I'm on W8 and it's built in, so no reason not to use it), uninstall manually, nothing.

It's not listed *anywhere* on my computer. But while searching, I did find something. It creates a Windows Task object that re-installs the extension and it's component software (i.e. a separate program that collects user data) on startup if it's removed.

Can anyone provide help? I've even found the solutions listed here and they don't work anymore.

EDIT: for anyone else reading this, you have to find and delete the global folder that the extension has placed itself in.

Asked by Jof16s 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by Wesley Branton 7 mbliana ó shin

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Firefox is not retaining my tabs

When I open a new website, it just opens in the same tab. it used to add a tab,not just write over the last one. I don't think I changed any settings, but I want to ret… (tuilleadh eolais)

When I open a new website, it just opens in the same tab. it used to add a tab,not just write over the last one. I don't think I changed any settings, but I want to retain a tab and have it still stay there when I open another website.

Asked by PattiChati 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin

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When I click on the firefox logo to open, Ominent comes up on my computer screen....Not Firefox. Why?

Application Basics ------------------ Name: Firefox Version: 27.0 User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; rv:27.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/27.0 Crash Reports for t… (tuilleadh eolais)

Application Basics
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Name: Firefox
Version: 27.0
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; rv:27.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/27.0
Crash Reports for the Last 3 Days
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All Crash Reports
Extensions
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Name: AVG SafeGuard toolbar
Version: 17.3.1.91
Enabled: false
ID: avg@toolbar
Name: Norton Toolbar
Version: 2013.4.5.2
Enabled: false
ID: {2D3F3651-74B9-4795-BDEC-6DA2F431CB62}
Name: Norton Vulnerability Protection
Version: 12.0.5.3 - 1
Enabled: false
ID: {BBDA0591-3099-440a-AA10-41764D9DB4DB}
Important Modified Preferences
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accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0
browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: false
browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: false
browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
browser.sessionstore.upgradeBackup.latestBuildID: 20140127194636
browser.startup.homepage: http://search.ominent.com/ws/?source=9f1d0980&tbp=homepage&toolbarid=base&u=0e163f060000000000002cd05ab28407
browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20140127194636
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 27.0
dom.mozApps.used: true
extensions.lastAppVersion: 27.0
font.internaluseonly.changed: false
gfx.direct3d.last_used_feature_level_idx: 0
keyword.URL: http://search.ominent.com/ws/?source=9f1d0980&tbp=url&toolbarid=base&u=0e163f060000000000002cd05ab28407&q=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated: true
places.database.lastMaintenance: 1391794718
places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 104858
plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
plugin.importedState: true
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_bgcolor: false
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_bgimages: false
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_colorspace:
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_command:
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_downloadfonts: false
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_duplex: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_edge_bottom: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_edge_left: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_edge_right: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_edge_top: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_evenpages: true
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_footercenter:
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_footerleft: &PT
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_footerright: &D
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_headercenter:
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_headerleft: &T
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_headerright: &U
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_in_color: true
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_margin_bottom: 0.5
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_margin_left: 0.5
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_margin_right: 0.5
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_margin_top: 0.5
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_oddpages: true
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_orientation: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_page_delay: 50
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_paper_data: 1
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_paper_height: 11.00
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_paper_name:
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print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_paper_size_unit: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_paper_width: 8.50
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_plex_name:
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print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_shrink_to_fit: true
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_to_file: false
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_unwriteable_margin_bottom: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_unwriteable_margin_left: 0
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_2600_series.print_unwriteable_margin_right: 0
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privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: true
storage.vacuum.last.index: 0
storage.vacuum.last.places.sqlite: 1391782592
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DirectWrite Enabled: true (6.2.9200.16581)
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Vendor ID: 0x8086
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NSS
Expected minimum version: 3.15.4 Basic ECC
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NSSSMIME
Expected minimum version: 3.15.4 Basic ECC
Version in use: 3.15.4 Basic ECC
NSSSSL
Expected minimum version: 3.15.4 Basic ECC
Version in use: 3.15.4 Basic ECC
NSSUTIL
Expected minimum version: 3.15.4
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Asked by lormand 6 bliana ó shin

Answered by philipp 6 bliana ó shin

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I get this message on the new Firefox v22 -Error: Illegal operation on WrappedNative prototype object

Every time I go to a website other than mozilla support I get the following -Error: Illegal operation on WrappedNative prototype object I have updated Java on my Windows … (tuilleadh eolais)

Every time I go to a website other than mozilla support I get the following -Error: Illegal operation on WrappedNative prototype object

I have updated Java on my Windows 8 machine. I have not gone to 8.1 yet. On the older version of Firefox -(I used it an hour ago) this message did not appear.

What do I need to do>

Asked by marvealan 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by kathelee 7 mbliana ó shin

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I'm no longer getting Allow and Remember prompt. I have to manually click the red icon in the upper left to access it. How do I restore the automatic prompt?

Yesterday I visited a site to which I often go, pingtest.net. Normally, when I visit that site, a thin horizontal bar appears at the top of the browser viewing frame. I… (tuilleadh eolais)

Yesterday I visited a site to which I often go, pingtest.net. Normally, when I visit that site, a thin horizontal bar appears at the top of the browser viewing frame. I do not recall what it says, but it stretches the entire length of frame, from left to right. On the right edge of the bar is an x, if I wish to close it. In addition, when this horizontal bar appears, I also get a box which is about six to seven times the height of the thin horizontal bar that appears over the left edge of the thin horizontal bar. This box stretches across the width of about a sixth or fifth of the width of the horizontal bar. It contains something like the following: Show All, Allow, Allow and Remember. I normally click the Show all option, and I normally select Allow Now for all options.

Here's what happened yesterday: I went to pingtest.net, the horizontal bar appeared, and everything seemed normal. However I took no action. Instead, I changed my mind and decided to go to a different URL. My cursor was in the middle of the screen. I moved the cursor up to what I intended to be the URL field, in order to enter a new URL. Unfortunately I didn't move the cursor sufficiently. So, instead of clicking in the URL field, I clicked right in the middle of the horizontal bar. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I CLICKED BUT FROM THAT MOMENT TO THIS THAT HORIZONTAL BAR HAS NEVER RE-APPEARED. WHATEVER I CLICKED, IT APPEARS I INSTRUCTED FIREFOX TO NEVER PROVIDE ME WITH THAT HORIZONTAL BAR AGAIN!!!

As a result, I am also no longer getting the grey box with the Show All, Allow, Allow and Remember options.

How can I restore normal behavior, and get the normal horizontal bar and the normal box with the Show All, Allow, Allow and Remember options?

Asked by criggs 6 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 6 bliana ó shin

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Themes no longer function since auto update to firefox 20

When firefox automatically updated to version 20, it caused the themes to no longer function. They install correctly, it says the theme is enabled, but it still looks lik… (tuilleadh eolais)

When firefox automatically updated to version 20, it caused the themes to no longer function. They install correctly, it says the theme is enabled, but it still looks like the plain default blue. Doesn't matter what theme I use or if I try to use the personas add-on. Nothing changes the look.

Asked by mai.imaging 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 7 mbliana ó shin

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why is the pop-up blocker not working at all now?

and furthermore, I see that almost all the question threads asking about this have been closed. I've downloaded the suggested add-on, but my question is ..what changed? … (tuilleadh eolais)

and furthermore, I see that almost all the question threads asking about this have been closed. I've downloaded the suggested add-on, but my question is ..what changed? Firefox was the best at blocking popups but now it's as if the popup blocker is nonexistant. I have not changed settings, but popups started becomming increasingly abundant, I have checked and unchecked and rebooted with no improvement. It's not an occasional popup ad, literally every third click I make (even within one window) causes some popup ad to appear....I've counted. Has something happened to firefox or have the ad guys just gotten smarter about going around popup blockers in firefox? Either way, PLEASE FIX THIS. Otherwise, why have the option of checking a popup blocker in Options? Thanks!

Asked by spooze27 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by spooze27 7 mbliana ó shin

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New Update 29 = Tabs not able to move bottom anymore. :(

Tabs in new update 29 do not move to bottom anymore, So I uninstalled 29 Went here http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/28.0b9/ downloaded the 32 win … (tuilleadh eolais)

Tabs in new update 29 do not move to bottom anymore, So I uninstalled 29 Went here http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/28.0b9/ downloaded the 32 win one and rerolled back to version 28, everything back to normal :). I'll wait till this is fixed in the about:config if ever or there is a fix that isn't too complicated. otherwise I may even move on. I have been a dedicated firefox user since netscape.

Asked by resmenow 6 bliana ó shin

Answered by resmenow 6 bliana ó shin

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Firefox do not play sound in any HTML5 player.

When trying to play any sample from any album sold in Bandcamp.com the player starts playing, but there is no sound. Meanwhile other browsers plays it fine. I use latest … (tuilleadh eolais)

When trying to play any sample from any album sold in Bandcamp.com the player starts playing, but there is no sound. Meanwhile other browsers plays it fine.

I use latest FF, I tried disabling various addons and plugins but it didn't help (they are not sound related anyway).

I run on Win8x64.

Update: The sound plays fine everywhere else on Firefox. YouTube etc. It plays everywhere except Bandcamp.

And the Bandcamp player is not Flash, it has nothing Flash related. It is HTML5 player.

Asked by rhazor 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by rhazor 7 mbliana ó shin

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firefox is reading word files as pdf's when I download them from DropBox.com.

This is very frustrating. I store Microsoft Word files in DropBox. When I download them with Chrome or Internet Explorer, there is no problem.. When I use Firefox, it rea… (tuilleadh eolais)

This is very frustrating.

I store Microsoft Word files in DropBox. When I download them with Chrome or Internet Explorer, there is no problem.. When I use Firefox, it reads all my files as PDFs. It converts my Word files to PDF so I can't edit them when I download them from DropBox.

Please fix this! I love Firefox, but now I have to use other browsers because it's simply a nuisance to switch between browsers to work around this!

Asked by bryansheehan321 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 7 mbliana ó shin