Lately I have been unable to access links sent to me via gmail - when I click on them nothing happens. Even if I cut and paste them into Microsoft Edge they do not work, although I can open websites in the normal manner.

Sorry I asked the question in the title. I cannot open links in emails or on websites sometimes. I am using Firefox but even if I paste the link into Microsoft Edge the l… (read more)

Sorry I asked the question in the title. I cannot open links in emails or on websites sometimes. I am using Firefox but even if I paste the link into Microsoft Edge the link will not work. I do not know why and it has only started happening lately - within the last month or so. Any advise gratefully received. Maybe it is my system or settings or Firefox or Bitdefender. I am a techophobe so please bear that in mind when you respond. Thank you

Asked by shawesadmin 1 hour ago

Last reply by shawesadmin 51 minutes ago

Firefox loads different website languages every time

The problem is as follows: Every time I load some multilagual web page (Aliexpress, prestashop.com fox example) Mozilla loads the page in different language. After I chan… (read more)

The problem is as follows:

Every time I load some multilagual web page (Aliexpress, prestashop.com fox example) Mozilla loads the page in different language. After I change the language and load a new page from the site, the language is changed again to a random one. Every time I click a button or link, the language is changed.

Cleared cache, and cookies and everithing multiple times. After 3-4 days it does the same thing. Tried fresh install - after a while starts to do the same thing. Installed Firefox Developer Edition - after 6 months starts to do the same thing. Installed Waterfox on different PC - same as Firefox Developer - after 6 months starts to do the same thing.

Does anyone have the same problem? Why is it happening? Is it only me?

Asked by TEMPEX 1 hour ago

'Clear Data' Tab Not Reseting To '0KB'

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 103.0.1 Private Browsing Mode ('Never Remember History' is set) What I Did: -'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'C… (read more)

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 103.0.1 Private Browsing Mode ('Never Remember History' is set)

What I Did:

-'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.' -When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does not reset to zero (It used to clear completely). -The browser webpage has been refreshed, the browser closed and reopened, and the computer restarted but the cache does not reset.

Issue Started: The morning (Pacific time) of June 26 (Before then, clicking 'Clear Data' reset the KB to 0 without having to close and reopen the browser first, without having to 'refresh' the page after clearing the cache, and without having to restart the computer first.

Someone stated that PB mode has be left temporarily and the disk cache has to be cleared in 'Regular Mode' by choosing 'Custom Setting For History' and removing the check-mark beside 'Always use Private Browsing mode.

1. I do not see the option Always use Private Browsing mode.' 2. Am I performing these steps before a 'session' is started 'OR' after a session (but before closing the browser?). 3: Do the above steps have to be performed after 'every 'session is ended or only the first time that the 'session' is ended? A:

Under 'Cookies and Site Data,' it states: 'In permanent private browsing mode, cookies and site data will always be cleared when Firefox is closed' but this simply is not true 'unless' I am missing a detail?

All of this unnecessary 'effort' just to clear 100% of the disk cache, after every session, that should be as simple as clicking 'Clear Data.'

HELP!

Asked by Buddy2014 1 day ago

Last reply by Buddy2014 1 hour ago

ATTN: Rendering Issues

I'm having rendering issues. When I try to go to "Help" and "About Firefox" to update the browser, the window I get doesn't allow me any detail to execute this option. Th… (read more)

I'm having rendering issues. When I try to go to "Help" and "About Firefox" to update the browser, the window I get doesn't allow me any detail to execute this option. This also happens when I try to download something. The pop-up opens up with only a slit visible.

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 day ago

Last reply by FireFoxFan1 1 hour ago

Telemetry pings are not deleted stack up over time -> 2GB saved-telemetry-pings folder

Hi, The saved-telemetry-pings folder in my Firefox profile doesn't get cleaned up of the old telemetry pings, and it just keeps growing over time. I have pings in this fo… (read more)

Hi,

The saved-telemetry-pings folder in my Firefox profile doesn't get cleaned up of the old telemetry pings, and it just keeps growing over time.

I have pings in this folder that are from October 2021 and I doubt this is a normal behavior.

It's not the first time this thing happen, and October 2021 is probably the last time I cleaned this folder.


How do I make it so it doesn't keep telemetry pings, but I can still use telemetry. I use the beta Firefox, and I'd like to keep some telemetry as some of the devs at Mozilla foolishly rely on the telemetry to slash features, when telemetry is so broken it's better set to disabled than enabled.

Asked by Chris M. 3 hours ago

Last reply by Chris M. 1 hour ago

password recovery

I have a Firefox account on an old laptop, which has all my passwords in it! But the laptop "died" and I now have another one which I am trying to reinstall! I thought al… (read more)

I have a Firefox account on an old laptop, which has all my passwords in it! But the laptop "died" and I now have another one which I am trying to reinstall! I thought all my passwords etc were safe and that I could recover them on my new machine once I had loaded Firefox, but passwords do not appear in the privacy and security section. Can I get all my old info back please and if so how? Many thanks Michele

Asked by the2m.wise 3 hours ago

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 2 months ago

Last reply by submarinerr 1 week ago

How to sync my bookmarks between two Macs?

I know register an account and login both Mac. But looks like they are two different accounts! I confirmed both Mac are on latest FF 103.0.2, I login the first one with m… (read more)

I know register an account and login both Mac. But looks like they are two different accounts! I confirmed both Mac are on latest FF 103.0.2, I login the first one with my id, register it with my email. Then when I try to login the second one, it is asking for register again! Not login! So they always have different bookmarks. I've tried two id, drhtd@163.com and gyfguo@cn.ibm.com, both can't work, any help is appreciated, this bother me for long time.

Asked by gyfguo 4 hours ago

Last reply by gyfguo 4 hours ago

Youtube videos freeze upon loading.

Upon starting a Youtube video the browser freezes momentarily. The video loads slowly regardless of the video quality selected. This is what happens: >click on video &… (read more)

Upon starting a Youtube video the browser freezes momentarily. The video loads slowly regardless of the video quality selected. This is what happens: >click on video >link opens >Video starts loading, but won't play immediately >Freezes momentarily if interacting with the browser >Starts playing without issues (loads incredibly slow when trying to forward of rewind the video). Things I have tried: - Disable hardware acceleration. Did not make a difference. - Other browsers do not have the same problem. - Internet speed is fast enough at all times. - Clearing Cache/cookies. - Disabling add-ons. - Graphics drivers are updated.

Laptop specs: Dell XPS 9500 OS: Windows 11 Processor: 10th Gen Intel Core i7 Graphics: Intel UHD graphics. NVIDIA Ge-Force GTX 1650 Ti Memory: 16GB DDR4 Channel SDRAM at 2933MHz. Storage: 1 TB

I can provide a screen recording to show the exact issue.

Asked by tristanvi 5 hours ago

My browser keeps crashing when I join a platform like Kaiser to check my messages. When I click to read message. It glitches and then crashes. Other browsers are not having this same problem

My browser keeps crashing when I join a platform like Kaiser to check my messages. When I click to read message. It glitches and then crashes. Other browsers are not havi… (read more)

My browser keeps crashing when I join a platform like Kaiser to check my messages. When I click to read message. It glitches and then crashes. Other browsers are not having this same problem

Asked by txgm 5 hours ago

background color looks like as if the `background` property is set to `linear-gradient...`

1. navigate to this demo site 2. when the progress bar stops, the color of the progress bar changed, as if it's css property `background` was set to `linear-gradient` o… (read more)

1. navigate to this demo site 2. when the progress bar stops, the color of the progress bar changed, as if it's css property `background` was set to `linear-gradient`

other browsers work well

Asked by Ryan 1 day ago

Last reply by Ryan 6 hours ago

Restore the "Open in Firefox" WITHOUT asking, and WITHOUT downloading

I have read hours of Q&A about this problem here in this forum before posting, and cannot find a solution. Until very recently, whenever I would click a link in a p… (read more)

I have read hours of Q&A about this problem here in this forum before posting, and cannot find a solution.

Until very recently, whenever I would click a link in a page, it would "Open in Firefox" in a new tab. Then after reading it or printing it or whatever I wanted to do, I could click the download [Fx98PDFviewer-DownloadButton] button if I wanted to save it, and an Explorer would open up allowing me to select where I want to put it and what I want to call it (if I wanted to change the name it comes with) before downloading/saving.

Now, when I click a link it just downloads (even though most of the time I don't want that). Despite all I've read, I've tried a dozen settings, and I CANNOT get that behavior back.

If I set the browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel to False, and select "Open with Firefox" when it prompts me, I can't get it to STOP prompting me. It prompts me EVERY TIME, even though I have checked the box repeatedly for "Do this automatically for files like this from now on"

And yet it is STILL downloading automatically when it opens for viewing in the new tab, and I am forever now cleaning and deleting crap out of my downloads.

I have my default PDF reader set to the reader I like, and when I'm NOT in Firefox, I do NOT want to have to right-click and select my preferred reader each time.

But when I AM IN FIREFOX, what I need it to do is

- Open in Firefox, in a new tab, 
- DON'T prompt me, just do it, and 
- DON'T download it, unless if I then want to keep it I click the download [Fx98PDFviewer-DownloadButton] button.

HOW CAN I GET IT THIS BEHAVIOR BACK PLEASE?

Asked by JeffNLisa 6 hours ago

Shortcuts for selecting links

Using the Tab key to select the next link will focus on some smaller links.Most of the time I just want to choose the big link that the search returns instead of some pro… (read more)

Using the Tab key to select the next link will focus on some smaller links.Most of the time I just want to choose the big link that the search returns instead of some prompt content.Is there any way?Help please.

Asked by Doyle 9 hours ago

ABOUT:LOGINS

I did a FIREFOX reset. All my Logins are missing. I've never seen this occur. FIREFOX: 103.0.2 64bit THIS IS A HUGE LOSS. Help would be greatly appreciated. Bill Prusak … (read more)

I did a FIREFOX reset.

All my Logins are missing. I've never seen this occur.

FIREFOX: 103.0.2 64bit

THIS IS A HUGE LOSS.

Help would be greatly appreciated.

Bill Prusak [email removed from public]

Asked by bpru 11 hours ago

I can't restore bookmarks after refreshing Firefox. It says it can't process the backup file. When I try to restore using hte saved HTML document, it won't come up in the file window.

When I try to restore my bookmarks, it says it can't process the backup file. When I try to restore using the saved HTML document, it won't come up in the file window. … (read more)

When I try to restore my bookmarks, it says it can't process the backup file. When I try to restore using the saved HTML document, it won't come up in the file window.

Asked by Ascender 10 hours ago