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Update 105.0 focus on address bar on startup

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar o… (read more)

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar on startup.

Now it focuses on the address bar instead (i.e. https://www.google.co.uk/ is selected). How can I make it focus on the webpage search bar on startup again instead?

I already found this thread from last year https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1334131 and tried changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false but it didn't have any noticeable effect and the issue is still present.

Many thanks.

Asked by puzzled42 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

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Tabs not being restored when restarting Firefox

I have tried searching all self help topics. I have tried all available settings options. I have upgraded to the latest version 104.0.2. However, nothing seems to fix my … (read more)

I have tried searching all self help topics. I have tried all available settings options. I have upgraded to the latest version 104.0.2. However, nothing seems to fix my problem which is that Firefox will not restore my previously open tabs when I reopen it. This problem started a few weeks ago. I have selected [Open previous windows and tabs] I have selected [Firefox will remember History]

Can you please help

Thanks Fred

Asked by mjbmail32-reg 1 week ago

Answered by mjbmail32-reg 6 days ago

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GMail log in

After several years using Firefox my log in to GMail ceased to work. The address shown (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?pli=1) when I tried to log in produced no respon… (read more)

After several years using Firefox my log in to GMail ceased to work. The address shown (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?pli=1) when I tried to log in produced no response whatsoever. Other websites loaded normally.

I tried Chrome instead and logged in successfully. I have restarted my computer but the problem remains.

Asked by geoffrey.collinge 1 week ago

Answered by geoffrey.collinge 6 days ago

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Can i disable ctrl + m shortcut?

Hi, Often the ctrl + m (mute tab) shortcut gets in my way while using the browser as i use this shortcut in something else. I would like to know if it is possible to disa… (read more)

Hi,

Often the ctrl + m (mute tab) shortcut gets in my way while using the browser as i use this shortcut in something else. I would like to know if it is possible to disable that.

Thanks. (Message written using Google Translate)

Asked by josevneves 4 weeks ago

Answered by Terry 4 weeks ago

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.Jpeg images don't zoom smaller in Firefox (they do in Safari)

Hi All, I' m having the issue that .jpeg images don't zoom smaller in Firefox (they do in Safari). I'm performing cmd-+/- on a Mac keyboard. Any ideas? Thank you, Russ M.… (read more)

Hi All,

I' m having the issue that .jpeg images don't zoom smaller in Firefox (they do in Safari). I'm performing cmd-+/- on a Mac keyboard.

Any ideas?

Thank you, Russ M.

Asked by contactruss 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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My website is not opening in Firefox.

Hey guys, whenever I tried to open my website in firefox the popup appear that unable to open it on this server but when I open my website on chrome it is working fine. I… (read more)

Hey guys, whenever I tried to open my website in firefox the popup appear that unable to open it on this server but when I open my website on chrome it is working fine. I am embarrassed please let me what should I have to do.

Asked by Ethan Levy 1 week ago

Answered by Ethan Levy 6 days ago

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Cursor focus goes to address bar, instead of search box, when opening a firefox window - started after 105.0 update.

See abstract. Updated to Firefox V105.0 today, and now the cursor starts in the address bar, instead of the search box middle of the page. I have tried that "about:config… (read more)

See abstract. Updated to Firefox V105.0 today, and now the cursor starts in the address bar, instead of the search box middle of the page. I have tried that "about:config handoff" fix and it doesn't work for me. I think this is about the third or fourth time we have lost the "cursor starts off in the search box" functionality in the last few years, after a Firefox update. Can you code writers leave it in the search box? Please?

Asked by MrSensible 1 week ago

Answered by MrSensible 6 days ago

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Homepages looks wrong in firefox.

For some reason, many homepages looks wrong when I'm using firefox from my laptop (mac). I don't know why and can't find any ways to make it better. Can anyone help me? H… (read more)

For some reason, many homepages looks wrong when I'm using firefox from my laptop (mac). I don't know why and can't find any ways to make it better. Can anyone help me?

Here's a photo showing the wrong looks at www.saluki.se

Asked by ninni.osterholm 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Can't attach or download files

If I try to attach or download (only with the Always ask you where to save files option turned on) a file in any website, the browser doesn't open the Files window. Drag… (read more)

If I try to attach or download (only with the Always ask you where to save files option turned on) a file in any website, the browser doesn't open the Files window. Drag and drop works. I am able to choose the download folder from the settings and upload any folder, though.

I'm running Firefox 103.0.1 on Linux Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

Asked by gabrielegagliardi23 2 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

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Update fault

After last update V104.0.2 fire fox will not allow me to access router to change settings message given, unable to connect, can I revert to previous version of firefox as… (read more)

After last update V104.0.2 fire fox will not allow me to access router to change settings message given, unable to connect, can I revert to previous version of firefox as always worked before update

Asked by allan.pool 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Add-on Hotkey Broken after v104

The hotkey for add-on "600% sound volume" has been broken since the last version of 103. (now 105.0 still not fixed) The hotkey is "Ctrl+Shift+v", which opens the pop-up … (read more)

The hotkey for add-on "600% sound volume" has been broken since the last version of 103. (now 105.0 still not fixed) The hotkey is "Ctrl+Shift+v", which opens the pop-up window of the add-on, and then it allows using arrow key and number to tweak the volume bar. Now all hotkey not working. The arrow keys do not work even if you manually open the pop-up window.

Asked by Jenee 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Which version of portable firefox would be most secure getting updated once a month?

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while a… (read more)

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while at work, from a thumb drive. While using that portable verison, I usually just go to google image search, and a work site that would definitely be secure.

My question: I don't like to update the installation on my thumb drive very often, and occasionally work computers are very slow anyways. So if I were to update it no more often than once a month, which version of firefox would be most secure: Release, Beta, or Nightly?

If doing this is just dumb, then which version gets updated less often--it would be Release, correct?

Asked by prr 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Hyperlinks are not working on Outlook (running Windows 7 Pro).

When I click on an article or any link in Outlook, I get an error message that says, Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. … (read more)

When I click on an article or any link in Outlook, I get an error message that says, Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your help desk. I'm not an 'organization', just a user and obviously there's no help desk to contact, so I thought I'd reach out to see if someone might have a solution to this problem. I have already made sure that my default programs are set to Firefox for my browser and Outlook for my email and made sure all the defaults are selected. I have also run a full windows scan program which came up without any errors and I have run a registry scan that fixed every identified error. I'm still getting the same error message and the only way for me to open up an article or a link from an email is to 'copy hyperlink', open up a new tab in Firefox and select Paste and Go, which is driving me nuts and wasting a ton of time. I don't know what else to do at this point. I did find a document on the internet that has what it says is a method to resolve this exact error message problem, but the instructions are specific to Internet Explorer, not Firefox. I'm hesitant to find those same tools on Firefox (which is quite possible, though some of them are in different places on Firefox than they are on Internet Explorer). My concern comes with the fact that the final step will 'reset' every setting to it's default condition, so it seemed like a good idea to try to get some expert help before I perform such a drastic action. Also, I'm also making the assumption that if I did do a complete reset, I would be able to restore Firefox back via my most recent System Restore and it would bring back all my customizations, browers add-ons, personal settings, home pages history, cookies, privacy settings, etc. - but I'd like someone to weigh in on this. Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

Asked by laura2u 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Address bar bug after opening Firefox

After opening a new window in Firefox, it automatically enters and selects everything in the address bar. this has been happening since I downloaded the latest update for… (read more)

After opening a new window in Firefox, it automatically enters and selects everything in the address bar. this has been happening since I downloaded the latest update for Windows 10 (64-bit). I can't find any option to prevent this from happening. whatever is happening there, it's not useful to me.

Asked by laniakea_0 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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YouTube blacks out entire screen while watching video.

Hi, so yesterday, I updated to the latest version of FireFox (version 105.0). Nothing seemed to be out of the ordinary until I decided to watch a few YouTube videos. The … (read more)

Hi, so yesterday, I updated to the latest version of FireFox (version 105.0). Nothing seemed to be out of the ordinary until I decided to watch a few YouTube videos. The best way I can describe this problem is that every time I decide to scroll down to see the description or read a few comments, the entire screen on my laptop goes black regardless if it's on default view or full screen.

Even though that does sound like a crash, the audio still plays, and if I power the computer to sleep mode and log back in, the window of the video automatically scrolls up and everything is back to the way it was (but I did had to restart the laptop once because it also visually broke my mouse pointer). The only way I can get around this problem is to pause whatever video I watch and then scroll down, and no black screen occurs.

I don't know if I'm the only one who has this problem, but I've never had this issue happen in past versions of FireFox. If there is another way to fix this problem, I'll be glad to take anyone's possible suggestions/solutions.

Asked by dashoobi 1 week ago

Answered by techguy150 1 week ago

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Dynamic text selection doesn't work

Selecting text on any page, there's no visual feedback of what is selected until mouse is released. There's no feedback that selection starts when mouse button is pressed… (read more)

Selecting text on any page, there's no visual feedback of what is selected until mouse is released.

There's no feedback that selection starts when mouse button is pressed down, no visual feedback while moving the mouse with the button pressed and only upon releasing the button do I get to see the selection.

Selecting works fine in other browsers (chromium) and was working the other day before I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 (was using 20.04 before) wiping my previous Firefox. So this issue is on an almost vanilla Firefox version 104.0.2.

(Incidentally I can highlight that version number and only that version number in the about-box and I get continuous dynamic feedback of what part of the version number I highlight, but nowhere else in Firefox.)

Asked by Local_Minimum 1 week ago

Answered by Local_Minimum 1 week ago

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Several websites are no longer displaying text and are unusable

The following websites no longer display text and are unusable (the newest one is lowes.com): https://portal.wespath.org/LoginPage.aspx https://www.connectmysites.com/ind… (read more)

The following websites no longer display text and are unusable (the newest one is lowes.com):

https://portal.wespath.org/LoginPage.aspx

https://www.connectmysites.com/index.html?pg=login (text appears, then disappears)

https://www.lowes.com no text visible; search works if you just type and press enter, but you cannot see any text; this one just started in the past few days (I used it about a week ago w/no issues)

The websites work fine in Microsoft Edge Chromium.

The images attached are from Lowes.com - "FF" meaning Firefox, "EC" meaning Edge Chromium.

I also tried creating a new profile w/o all the security turned on. No luck - same problem.

Asked by CrazyRoadBiker 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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how to uninstall today's Firefox 105.0 update?

Today's 105.0 Firefox update rendered my NYTimes Wordle page unusable -- a big empty [ad?] space has been inserted at the top of page, forcing the game halfway down the p… (read more)

Today's 105.0 Firefox update rendered my NYTimes Wordle page unusable -- a big empty [ad?] space has been inserted at the top of page, forcing the game halfway down the page (https://www.nytimes.com/games/wordle/index.html). The PC keyboard is still connected (I can enter letters in the puzzle grid) but the mouse is not connected so I cannot scroll the page, cannot bring the pictorial keyboard into view.

How can I uninstall the 105.0 update?

Thanks, Gail

Asked by gailflei 1 week ago

Answered by gailflei 1 week ago