Option to use Gmail for mailto: links has suddenly vanished from Settings

Just now, I tried to use "Email Link..." under the File Menu and got a pop-up asking me to "Choose an application to open the mailto link." I have seen this before, seve… (gụkwuo)

Just now, I tried to use "Email Link..." under the File Menu and got a pop-up asking me to "Choose an application to open the mailto link." I have seen this before, several times, and usually fix it by going to Tools > Settings, under General > Applications, select "mailto" under Content Type, then select Gmail from the drop-down menu.

This time, however, Gmail is not presented as an option, in this pop-up. Clicking "Choose..." just opens up a Windows Explorer file-picker window.

I tried to fix this in Tools > Settings, under General > Applications. There, "mailto" just shows "Use other..." and if I click that, the "Select Helper Application" pop-up window is basically blank, with a message at the bottom saying "No applications were found for this file type."

I refreshed Firefox but it did not solve the problem.

I have tried to attached images but they will not upload.

I am running v100.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 11

Asked by lindabknight Nkeji 10 gara aga

Other bookmarks & Bookmark menu folders won't go away!

I can't get the "Other" bookmarks folder to go away. I tried right-clicking on the folder & the context menu didn't show up. I tried about:config & changed the va… (gụkwuo)

I can't get the "Other" bookmarks folder to go away.

I tried right-clicking on the folder & the context menu didn't show up. I tried about:config & changed the value to false. That didn't work.

I closed the browser after changing the boolean value to false & then restarted the browser. That didn't help.

I don't want to mess things up. I can't change the name of the folder. I was hoping that renaming the folder & then deleting it would solve the problem.

How do I hide the "Other" folder & the "Bookmarks Menu" folder?

I have a Mac if that helps any.

Asked by pcnerd Nkeji 30 gara aga

Cannot conect to the server

I Keepgetting the message "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at cunard.msgfocus.com. If that address is correct, here are three… (gụkwuo)

I Keepgetting the message

"Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at cunard.msgfocus.com.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web."

How can i stop that so that firefox brings up the web page i am trying to get.

Asked by grblackburn 1 aka elekere gar aga aga

Tabs are disappearing

My tabs keep disappearing. I have multiple tabs open but some of them just disappear for no apparent reason and I can't bring them back. I'm not in full screen mode and n… (gụkwuo)

My tabs keep disappearing. I have multiple tabs open but some of them just disappear for no apparent reason and I can't bring them back. I'm not in full screen mode and not toggling with the F11 key. Firefox is up to date and I've tried restarting my laptop.

Asked by mrsyardbroom Ụbọchị 4 gara aga

Last reply by mrsyardbroom 1 aka elekere gar aga aga

crash and lost setting

Hello dear Mozilla. In a few moments ago the firefox crash and show massage that its was importing my data to restart its self. But after restarting I cant run the App in… (gụkwuo)

Hello dear Mozilla. In a few moments ago the firefox crash and show massage that its was importing my data to restart its self. But after restarting I cant run the App in its crash again and I had restart my system. After restart my system I run the firefox but my tabs , my them , my extensions and ... almost gone. pleas help me to recovery them I really really need them. Thanks.

Asked by moghadasiali1 Aka elekere 2 gara aga

Firefox suddenly breaking a banking site

Hi: I've used Firefox for years without trouble and I've even given money! However, I think the last update has prevented my banking site from operating correctly. In Bil… (gụkwuo)

Hi: I've used Firefox for years without trouble and I've even given money! However, I think the last update has prevented my banking site from operating correctly. In Bill payment you choose who you want to pay and fill in the amount. This still works. I move to the month, day, year boxes. If I click, say, on the month box I get a dropdown but selecting the month nothing happens. Ditto with day and year. The day box shows 1 and the year shows 202 and nothing changes when using the drop downs. Can't manually fill in the boxes. At first I thought it was my bank but they said there were no reported problems - they would! So tried Brave and Edge. Both worked perfectly. Tried it on my laptop rather than desktop and same problem using Firefox showed up. I hadn't fiddled with any Firefox settings. What to do? Thanks Donald

Asked by donald.wyllie Aka elekere 10 gara aga

Last reply by donald.wyllie Aka elekere 3 gara aga

Firefox on my Windows 11 computer does not display graphic elements correctly.

Is this a Firefox problem or a computer problem? In Firefox, but not in Edge or Chrome, the shaded boxes enclosing text or delineating the page (on any web page, or in a… (gụkwuo)

Is this a Firefox problem or a computer problem?

In Firefox, but not in Edge or Chrome, the shaded boxes enclosing text or delineating the page (on any web page, or in a PDF viewed in the browser) are missing.

In Gmail, for example, all the navigation elements above the list of emails are invisible, e.g. the little box and caption for selecting all the emails on the page, or for refreshing the page; and further, if all the emails are selected, the boxes for: Archive, Report Spam, Delete, Mark As Read, Snooze, Add To Tasks, Move to Inbox, More ... are invisible.

At WashingtonPost.com, for example, the banner ads that automatically display at the top of the home page, and at intervals throughout the page, and the shading around headlines on other pages, do not appear.

Asked by humanrightsproject Aka elekere 4 gara aga

Last reply by humanrightsproject Aka elekere 4 gara aga

FireFox Suspended? and Update to v.100 problem

Over the past few days FireFox v. 99.0.1 had been non-responsive on a tab. Got to the point I had to close FF and tried to use cCleaner to clear cache/history etc. How… (gụkwuo)

Over the past few days FireFox v. 99.0.1 had been non-responsive on a tab.

Got to the point I had to close FF and tried to use cCleaner to clear cache/history etc.

However cCleaner could not proceed as it claimed FF was still open.

Using Windows Task Manager I found FireFox was "Suspended" (screenshot 1)

I then terminated the task - so cCleaner could proceed.

Then FF appeared to work OK. Until the next time....

It just happened a few minutes ago closing FF - using cCleaner - once again FF was "suspended" and had to be terminated in Task Manager.

On FF help it said Update to version 100 which I did BUT the update got stuck on the FF Update - for several minutes (definitely over 10 mins) so I had to terminate the FF Updater using Windows Task Manager (screenshots 2 & 3) again used Task Manager to terminate that.

FF appeared to open OK even showed the version 100 What's new tab.

BUT when I used FF help to check version I got Restart FF to update to version 100 (screen shot 4) Perhaps the last might temporary due to terminating the what appeared to be stuck Updater, but it was worth mentioning.

PC details: OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home Version 10.0.19044 Build 19044 System Model HP Pavilion 590-p0097c Desktop PC System Type x64-based PC Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8400 CPU @ 2.80GHz, 2808 Mhz, 6 Core(s), 6 Logical Processor(s) Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB

Any help appreciated.

Thanks,

Vincent

Asked by UnknownVT 1 izu gara aga

Last reply by UnknownVT Aka elekere 4 gara aga

setting a custom theme as dark

before the update, i was using a custom theme, and it behaved similarly to the normal dark theme. as in, when i opened a new tab, it was dark, and stuff like that. now th… (gụkwuo)

before the update, i was using a custom theme, and it behaved similarly to the normal dark theme. as in, when i opened a new tab, it was dark, and stuff like that. now that firefox has crashed and i've had the update involuntarily forced upon me, i'm still using the custom theme, but now it behaves as the light theme. is there any way to fix this? i don't appreciate being blinded whenever i open a new tab or adjust my settings.

Asked by falpsdsqglthnsac Aka elekere 4 gara aga

Google searches are freezing firefox

Google searches are occasionally freezing up Firefox and not processing. I'll type in my search, push enter and suddenly my entire desktop will hang, mouse will move slow… (gụkwuo)

Google searches are occasionally freezing up Firefox and not processing. I'll type in my search, push enter and suddenly my entire desktop will hang, mouse will move slowly and jerk around before regaining full control. Once control is regained, Firefox will no longer respond and must be force closed and relaunched.

It's getting exhausting to the point I've used Edge for searches just to not be bothered.

Let me know what information I can provide to make diagnosis easier. I understand intermittent issues are rough to troubleshoot.

Asked by niagra127 1 ụbọchị gara aga

Last reply by niagra127 Aka elekere 4 gara aga

WHY do ALL "printscreens" come out black (until after new power-cycle) immediately after using ANY "private browser"?

Find the "switch" that gets "activated" (when using ANY private browser window) that prevents us from using "printscreen" AND...ALL other "printsreen apps" as well (such … (gụkwuo)

Find the "switch" that gets "activated" (when using ANY private browser window) that prevents us from using "printscreen" AND...ALL other "printsreen apps" as well (such as "windows snipping tool"). After using ANY private browser, Printscreen just shows an all black screen! Once you've used a private browser window (on a Win 7 desktop)...you no longer have any printscreen ability until after you power-cycle...when it's too late!! Printscreen ALWAYS shows an all black screen!

Try it for yourself on YOUR desktop...regardless of your system!


AARRGGHH!! >:-(

Asked by danemer Aka elekere 4 gara aga

Searching from address bar does not work

I am using Firefox version 100.0.1 (64-bit) and whenever I try to search in the search bar it will not provide me with any search results. I stays on the same page it was… (gụkwuo)

I am using Firefox version 100.0.1 (64-bit) and whenever I try to search in the search bar it will not provide me with any search results. I stays on the same page it was on before I hit enter and the address for that website reappears. If I click on the drop down menu and select a website, it will take me to that website, unless the website is Google.

Asked by anthony.reed.mt Aka elekere 5 gara aga

Only Firefox browser won't play sounds

Only Firefox Browser 100.0.1 (64-bit) and (32-bit) won't respond to HTML <audio> Tag in a webpage. I have 4 computers (tower, laptops and tablet) using Windows 7 o… (gụkwuo)

Only Firefox Browser 100.0.1 (64-bit) and (32-bit) won't respond to HTML <audio> Tag in a webpage. I have 4 computers (tower, laptops and tablet) using Windows 7 or Windows 10 though Firefox won't play <audio> tag sounds on any of them.

        All computers are also running Chrome (Version 101.0.4951.67 (Official Build) (64-bit))  and Internet Explorer (Ver: 20H2 OS Build 19042.1706) and those browsers play the <audio> Tag just fine.  Note: videos from YouTube play video & audio as well as .mp3 files just fine in Firefox.  
       Volume Mixer for Firefox is set to 50%, no mute.  All other applications in Volume Mixer are set the same.   I also deleted browsing history, cookies, Cash, Forms, Offline website data & search history as well as Site settings.  Range to clear 'Today'.  And, Firefox still won't respond to the <audio> tag.  Also, restarted the computer and uninstalled Firefox and re-installed it, no change.
        w3schools.com indicates Firefox first supported the <audio> tag in version 3.5.  
       Coding on webpage is: (javascript) $document.onkeyup(function(i){if(i.keyCode==37){document.getElementById('audio').play();}else{if (e.keyCode == 39){document.getElementById('audio').play();}}})                                                                                                                                                        HTML coding is:  <audio id="audio" controls style="display:none">
  Your browser does not support the audio element.	</audio>.   I also tried including audio element. just before the </audio> closing tag though no change.
      Thoughts?

Asked by ramled.l951413 Aka elekere 5 gara aga

my.yahoo page works then freezes

I login to my.yahoo which I use as a home page. The page loads and all works well for a period of time and then you click on a URL on the page and it just spins and never… (gụkwuo)

I login to my.yahoo which I use as a home page. The page loads and all works well for a period of time and then you click on a URL on the page and it just spins and never delivers requested page. If I leave my.yahoo and select another URL within Firefox, it connects with no issue. If I then go back to my.Yahoo and try a URL again it might load and most of the time closing Firefox and reopening it corrects the problem.

I have had this through several versions of Firefox and it only happens when launching a URL from my.yaoo

thanks

Asked by rickmhorgan 1 ụbọchị gara aga

Last reply by rickmhorgan Aka elekere 5 gara aga

I need to syn my lap to my firefox account. Insturctions keep telling me to select Fire Fox Syn from my preferences and set up a Sync Account. But there is no choice visiable for opening Fire Fox Sync account.

Why I can't I see this? or where can I find it? Various Fire Fox sources say I need to set up an Firefox Syn account and that I can make a selection to do this in Firefo… (gụkwuo)

Why I can't I see this? or where can I find it?

Various Fire Fox sources say I need to set up an Firefox Syn account and that I can make a selection to do this in Firefox preferences. However this is no option for this available. There is a single option labeled sync but it doe does not synchronize my laptop to my account and none of my bookmarks etc are up to date.

Asked by Rollie Aka elekere 5 gara aga

Last reply by Rollie Aka elekere 5 gara aga

Built in screenshot tool: How to hide notification when shot taken?

This annoying notification on the bottom right keeps popping up everytime I take a screenshot. I've been using computers for the past 17 years, I know how to paste thing… (gụkwuo)

This annoying notification on the bottom right keeps popping up everytime I take a screenshot. I've been using computers for the past 17 years, I know how to paste things by now. Even worse, it overlays on other applications and pesters me there for about 10 seconds until I close it. Can this notification be hidden in about config or do I have to find a community add on that does the same thing, but without this stupid notification?

Asked by matttewell Aka elekere 6 gara aga

Last reply by matttewell Aka elekere 6 gara aga