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Browser window bleeding onto extended monitor "white bar"

Extended desktop, two different PCs, vertical layout. Upon opening Firefox a white bar appears across the bottom of the top screen and the only way to get rid of it is to… (read more)

Extended desktop, two different PCs, vertical layout.

Upon opening Firefox a white bar appears across the bottom of the top screen and the only way to get rid of it is to hit F11 (Fullscreen) twice. Minimizing, maximizing, restoring all have no effect - only taking it from a normal window to Fullscreen view (no menu bar or tabs), then back to a normal window works.

It happens on every new window opened and it doesn't matter which display it is opened on, the bar will be there if moved to the bottom screen, until F11 is pushed for that instance of Firefox twice.

This has happened before and it would seem to go away on later updates, but it is currently visible on every computer I have that has one display above another.

נשאלה על־ידי tahwos ב־5 days ago

Last reply by tahwos 49 minutes ago

mail to: wrong account

setting up new win 10 desktop. firefox browser and thunderbird email... when i try the mail to: button i am asked to choose from sveral online services. i want the mail t… (read more)

setting up new win 10 desktop. firefox browser and thunderbird email... when i try the mail to: button i am asked to choose from sveral online services. i want the mail to go thru my thunderbird account as it does on my other machines. i tried selecting another program in application preferences but it doesn't seem to work. come on guys, this is basic stuff. what's going on???? please? i need this feature!

נשאלה על־ידי nealevanparker ב־2 hours ago

Unable to Restore my Bookmarks After Refreshing Firefox

I recently refreshed my Firefox, as it was being very slow. I'm trying to restore my bookmarks now and just getting the message "unable to process the backup file". Googl… (read more)

I recently refreshed my Firefox, as it was being very slow. I'm trying to restore my bookmarks now and just getting the message "unable to process the backup file". Googling the problem turns up long, technical answers that I can't parse. Can somebody explain to me (a computer idiot) how to fix this?

נשאלה על־ידי eric.oh625 ב־3 hours ago

Restoring a saved profile

I have Windows 10, version 1903. I recently backed up my Mozilla Roaming and Local profiles to an external drive before replacing the hard drive in my laptop. After repla… (read more)

I have Windows 10, version 1903. I recently backed up my Mozilla Roaming and Local profiles to an external drive before replacing the hard drive in my laptop.

After replacing my hard drive with a new one, I restored an earlier image file of my computer in order to put back all my data onto the new drive.

Then I did a Fresh Start, effectively doing a new install of Windows 10 (v.1903).

(As far as I can tell, my old Firefox data was deleted during the Fresh Start reinstall.)

I now did a new install of Firefox onto my computer. After I opened it I synced. Because my favicons were not restored (a generic globe icon shows in their place instead), I'd like to load in my old saved profile and make that my default profile.

The problem: So I tried copying and pasting the saved profile ("bxfz7tby.default" ) back into the new Mozilla Roaming and Local profiles (e.g, into "C:\Users\,username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\", but I can't get Firefox to access them. Instead, it only accesses the new profile it created.

I did an uninstall and tried it again, but all I ended up doing is creating another new profile. Now when I go to About:Profiles (see image), the default-release and default profiles listed don't seem to exist anymore (they aren't loadable, and they can't be found using the filepath noted there), and the actual backup profiles that I copied from my portable drive into Mozilla and that I actually see in File Explorer, doesn't show up as a profile choice.

How can I restore my old backed up profile? And if I do restore it successfully, will that also restore my missing favicons?

נשאלה על־ידי blue_sky ב־4 days ago

Last reply by blue_sky 3 hours ago

Problems since v79 update

Ever since my Firefox updated on my windows 10 I have been having a lot of problems. Very slow loading times, any video I watch (whether it is youtube, twitch, hulu, etc… (read more)

Ever since my Firefox updated on my windows 10 I have been having a lot of problems. Very slow loading times, any video I watch (whether it is youtube, twitch, hulu, etc.) buffers constantly, and if i have even only 2 tabs open i get the message in the yellow bar saying a webpage is slowing down your browser. I have tried a few different things; virus scan, checking installed programs to make sure nothing thats not suppose to be there is there, running firefox with add-ons disabled to see if that helps (didnt change anything), and restarting firefox. So asking for help on this, any solutions or insights are very appreciated. Thank you in advance.

נשאלה על־ידי brian.kilar ב־5 hours ago

History being recorded during private browsing

I am using the current release of the browser and I've noticed sites I've visited during private browsing are showing up under Highlights when opening a blank new tab. I'… (read more)

I am using the current release of the browser and I've noticed sites I've visited during private browsing are showing up under Highlights when opening a blank new tab.

I've noticed this at home and at work as I use sync.

When I delete the page from highlights I'm asked if I'm sure I want to delete the link from my history

נשאלה על־ידי gerard.kean ב־5 hours ago

How To Clean Out Prefs That Are Clearly Old And Out of Date?

I have used and updated Firefox for years. I am now on v79. And in my prefs.js file (about:config) there is tons of old crap. Things like references to old addons which c… (read more)

I have used and updated Firefox for years. I am now on v79. And in my prefs.js file (about:config) there is tons of old crap. Things like references to old addons which cannot even be installed any more and were removed during updates, prtiner setup stuff for printers I no longer own, and something that is causing the rendering of chase.com to be messed up and the site unusable in FF.

Is there some reasonable way to clean up the prefs.js? Using about:config does not seem to remove entries, only reset them to default. If I exit FF and edit the file in my text editor, FF doesn't work right when re-started - I have to restore the profile folder from a backup.

There must be some way. Any help/tips?

Thanks

נשאלה על־ידי whitedavidp ב־8 hours ago

Last reply by whitedavidp 6 hours ago

How to delete "main" sites (like "youtube.com") from automatic suggestions in the address bar

When I type "you" in the address bar, Firefox autofills to "youtube.com". However, I would like it to autofill to "youtube.com/feed/subscriptions" instead. In other ca… (read more)

When I type "you" in the address bar, Firefox autofills to "youtube.com". However, I would like it to autofill to "youtube.com/feed/subscriptions" instead.

In other cases, I can use shift+delete to remove suggestions so they no longer are offered; however, this does not appear to work for sites like youtube.com, as pressing shift+delete temporarily removes the suggestion but adding an additional "t" ("yout") causes it to autofill as "youtube.com" again.

Is there a way to delete these suggestion so the subdomain "youtube.com/feed/subscriptions" is automatically suggested when I start typing this?

נשאלה על־ידי fourninefourninefour ב־7 hours ago

Copy-pasting an indent from Google Docs to Word (or other websites) turns the indent into 5 spaces

Hi, It's pretty much exactly as the title says. If I copy formatted text from Google Docs that has indents and paste it elsewhere, all the indents turn into 5 spaces. Al… (read more)

Hi,

It's pretty much exactly as the title says. If I copy formatted text from Google Docs that has indents and paste it elsewhere, all the indents turn into 5 spaces. All other formatting stays the same, though.

It's definitely some problem related to my browser, as I don't have the same problem on Google Chrome. I even tested it with the exact same file/text to be sure.

Any ideas?

נשאלה על־ידי Jessica ב־8 hours ago

How to delete synced tab on other device?

I have alot of open tabs on mobile phone and want to view - and then delete - each of the tabs on my desktop because it's massively slowing down my mobile. I am able to … (read more)

I have alot of open tabs on mobile phone and want to view - and then delete - each of the tabs on my desktop because it's massively slowing down my mobile. I am able to open on my desktop the synced tabs - although I can only open them either one-by-one, or the entire lot of 1,000 of them - but cannot seem to delete singular ones or a few tabs at a time when are no longer needed. Is there a way to delete a synced tab individually from a connected device that's NOT the device where the tab is currently open/ originally saved? Thanks!

נשאלה על־ידי berie376 ב־9 hours ago

Allowing a new tab to open from a web page link

This past week when I right click on an article on MSN.com and select the open in a new tab item the new tab appears to the right of the active tab briefly and then disap… (read more)

This past week when I right click on an article on MSN.com and select the open in a new tab item the new tab appears to the right of the active tab briefly and then disappears. This happens very quickly and I have not found a way to allow the new tab to open. Any thoughts and ideas are greatly appreciated.

נשאלה על־ידי Michael ב־1 day ago

Last reply by Michael 10 hours ago

no downloads in Windows 10

For a few months I have found that iI cannot download files from the internet via Firefox. I have a window 10 computer and MS Edge works. I don't like Edge though so I am… (read more)

For a few months I have found that iI cannot download files from the internet via Firefox. I have a window 10 computer and MS Edge works. I don't like Edge though so I am loooking for a solution that will allow me to keep my good old Firefox. Currently I still use Firefox as my default browser and when I need to download files I copy the URL to Edge and download the file. Can someone help me? I am a decades long Firefox user and this has never happened before now. Thank you. David Wilds Patton

נשאלה על־ידי David Wilds Patton ב־10 hours ago

Need old extensions list from before refreshing FF this morning

The names are often similar and the addons are sometimes not from FF. So, how do I recover (or view) my old extensions list? Thank you. BTW, logins took FOREVER to load. … (read more)

The names are often similar and the addons are sometimes not from FF.

So, how do I recover (or view) my old extensions list?

Thank you.

BTW, logins took FOREVER to load. Scary for a while.

נשאלה על־ידי CiaoBella1 ב־11 hours ago

I am unable to scroll down or access my notifications on my facebook group page

I think my browser is preventing me from accessing notifications and scrolling on my Facebook group. I tried it in IE, and it works, so how can I fix this in Firefox? … (read more)

I think my browser is preventing me from accessing notifications and scrolling on my Facebook group. I tried it in IE, and it works, so how can I fix this in Firefox?

נשאלה על־ידי Harriet Heywood ב־12 hours ago

Opening links from external applications causes Firefox to breifly hang

Opening links from external applications (i.e.: Outlook, Word, a PDF, etc.) begins to open a new tab in Firefox, sometimes it'll open a "full" tab-width before hanging, m… (read more)

Opening links from external applications (i.e.: Outlook, Word, a PDF, etc.) begins to open a new tab in Firefox, sometimes it'll open a "full" tab-width before hanging, more often than not, I'll see a sliver of the new tab while Firefox sorts itself out.

Typically when this happens, I'll see upwards of 50% CPU usage from Firefox itself. Memory seems sane.

Hardware acceleration, whether it's on or off, makes no difference. Issue persists in safe-mode, and safe-mode with add-ons disabled. Issue persists in Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition.

נשאלה על־ידי mjorgensen ב־1 week ago

Last reply by mjorgensen 12 hours ago

firefox crashing 3 + times a day since last update

anybody else having problems since the last update of firefox just closing without warning. ill be in the middle of something ill look up and firefox has closed itself wi… (read more)

anybody else having problems since the last update of firefox just closing without warning. ill be in the middle of something ill look up and firefox has closed itself with the error reporting only showing up maybe 1 out of every 3 crashes. beside the browser running slower then hell almost as bad as chrome

נשאלה על־ידי glprsll129 ב־12 hours ago

Adjusting default addon behavior

Hello!      So this might be a very simple thing I've clearly skimmed over in the many times I've searched. Or perhaps I didn't enter the magic words into Google just tha… (read more)

Hello!

     So this might be a very simple thing I've clearly skimmed over in the many times I've searched. Or perhaps I didn't enter the magic words into Google just that special way to get the help I desire...

     I'm playing with Addon and Extentions weighing the pro's and con's of different Addons serving the same relative purpose. It's pretty irritating the method I am currently using, downloading an Addon and then going in, and then disable the one I downloaded to grab the next to avoid bad results that can arise from overlapping Addons working on the same functional area. I wanted to know if there was a means in which I could disable the automatic enabling of Addons when I add them from the default Firefox site?

נשאלה על־ידי Critta Kill ב־13 hours ago

Can't download files or updates

Recently I have been unable to download using Firefox and have had to switch to Chrome. This includes zip files from Mediafire etc., and updates like LibreOffice. Any ide… (read more)

Recently I have been unable to download using Firefox and have had to switch to Chrome. This includes zip files from Mediafire etc., and updates like LibreOffice. Any ideas?

נשאלה על־ידי James Allen ב־13 hours ago