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The ebay add-on search stopped working

In the past, putting a subject in the Firefox search box and choosing the ebay search engine opened ebay and passed the subject to the ebay search. This ebay page automat… (read more)

In the past, putting a subject in the Firefox search box and choosing the ebay search engine opened ebay and passed the subject to the ebay search. This ebay page automatically came up with the ebay search results.

Not now. Putting a subject in the search box and choosing the ebay search engine opens ebay, but then stops.

My other search engines, Google, Wikepedia, Amazon, work as before and go direct to the search results.

Any advice on how to get the Firefox>ebay>search links to work as before?

Thank you

Asked by cvhorie 2 hours ago

Answered by Standard8 2 hours ago

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Link to .docx files no more opened by MS Word

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, cl… (read more)

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, clicking on such a link brought up a dialog asking what Firefox should do with this file. One of the options is to open it with Word (see image 'ChooseWord').

But now this is no longer possible. I believe it vanished in the course of the automatic Firefox updates. Now the dialog looks like in the attached image 'NoWord'.

How can I restore the old behaviour?

Thanks, gernot

Asked by gkerschb 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 15 hours ago

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autofill saved logins and passwords and don't ask to save logins and passwords for websites

Dear Community, I have a hand full of passwords I would like Firefox to fill out but stop asking me if I like to save logins and passwords every time I have to login on … (read more)

Dear Community,

I have a hand full of passwords I would like Firefox to fill out but stop asking me if I like to save logins and passwords every time I have to login on a websites.

Unfortunately, when I uncheck "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites", Firefox will stop "Autofill logins and passwords", even the saved ones.

Does anyone know a workaround?

Hopefully, Elmar

Asked by elmbeech 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 17 hours ago

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logging in

Every time I sign into to Firefox, they send me a 6 digit code to my email address before I can access Firefox, would it be possible to have the code sent to my android p… (read more)

Every time I sign into to Firefox, they send me a 6 digit code to my email address before I can access Firefox, would it be possible to have the code sent to my android phone instead, the reason being is each time I have to access my email address via a different site.

Asked by pateraternai 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Certain images broken(Green/Pink)

Hi, Ever since a while ago, some images are not showing correctly in Firefox. I must have gotten this issue in the last update(84.0.2) or slightly earlier. I tried resett… (read more)

Hi,

Ever since a while ago, some images are not showing correctly in Firefox. I must have gotten this issue in the last update(84.0.2) or slightly earlier. I tried resetting it, and used safe mode, but I still get the same issue. I don't know how to fix it at this point, and the only solution I have at the moment is to switch over to Chrome for important times, such as for online exams, but this is not ideal. Does anyone have a clue about what could be wrong, or am I doomed to use alternatives to Firefox during important times/just for viewing certain pictures?

Current Version: 84.0.2 (Auto-Update/Help -> About Firefox) OS: Windows 10

Thank you.

Asked by Mistful 1 day ago

Answered by Mistful 1 day ago

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Address Bar Search Not Working

Hi, Firefox 84.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux Mint 18.3 I have the 'Use the address bar for search and navigation' option selected in settings but when I enter a search all I get … (read more)

Hi,

Firefox 84.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux Mint 18.3

I have the 'Use the address bar for search and navigation' option selected in settings but when I enter a search all I get is 'Hmm. That address doesn’t look right. Please check that the URL is correct and try again.'

Any ideas please?

Asked by caned_monkey 17 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 16 hours ago

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Can't use Firefox to access my bank account

For the first time after 10 years, I can no longer access my PNC bank account using Firefox V84.0.2. This problem started just this Sunday Jan 24, 2021. I am using AVG a… (read more)

For the first time after 10 years, I can no longer access my PNC bank account using Firefox V84.0.2. This problem started just this Sunday Jan 24, 2021. I am using AVG and the Defender firewall. When I try to enter my account PNC tells me that it cannot find the code and tells me to use another browser like Chrome or Internet Explorer which I don't want to do. PNC tell me to contact Firefox as, "It is not their problem." But so far I have found nothing in Firefox to solve the issue whatever is causing it. I need help as I would rather not change browsers.

I have restarted my PC, checked and restarted AVG, checked the troubleshooting program, and reinstalled Firefox, but nothing seems to correct the problem. So where do I go from here?

Asked by Warp on Fire 17 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 16 hours ago

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I cannot access a specific address of my network

I cannot access the 192.168.1.5 address of my network. It applies to a PLC and i get the message "connection not secured" and doesn't let me enter the configuring page of… (read more)

I cannot access the 192.168.1.5 address of my network. It applies to a PLC and i get the message "connection not secured" and doesn't let me enter the configuring page of the plc

Asked by armaosb 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 17 hours ago

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New Print Dialogue

Hi all, Can somebody Please tell me how to Turn Off the New Print Dialogue in version 84 ((82 ??)) Please? I only want to use the normal System Dialogue to print , and… (read more)

Hi all, Can somebody Please tell me how to Turn Off the New Print Dialogue in version 84 ((82 ??)) Please? I only want to use the normal System Dialogue to print , and not have to keep clicking that option in the new one please. Thanks in advance, David

Asked by david.horner4 21 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 19 hours ago

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When I open firefox, each time the same 5 bookmarks open up automatically. How can I change this?

2 Problems: 1) Each thime when I open firefox, the same 5 bookmarks open up automatically. How can i get rid of this? 2) I would like just one tab to open automatically, … (read more)

2 Problems:

1) Each thime when I open firefox, the same 5 bookmarks open up automatically. How can i get rid of this?

2) I would like just one tab to open automatically, this is www.google.ch. When I set Google as my standard search engine it will open always google.COM and not .CH Can this be set somehow?

Thanks for help.

Asked by sonja.engel 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 23 hours ago

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Can't move bookmarks in "more bookmarks" menu

As you can see in attached GIFs, bookmarks in superior bookmark bar can be moved easily just as should be, but in additional bookmark field they can't be moved at all. I … (read more)

As you can see in attached GIFs, bookmarks in superior bookmark bar can be moved easily just as should be, but in additional bookmark field they can't be moved at all. I try to move them, but there is no "insert here" line appearing, and after I release my left mouse button it somehow opens the bookmark the cursor was on at the release moment. No matter fullscreen or windowed mode. I have custom "animated Codama" theme and some add-ons like "Midnight Lizard" and "uBlock", but disabling any of them doesn't help. Any ideas?

Asked by Interfixx 6 days ago

Answered by Interfixx 23 hours ago

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Some websites' fonts are thin and barely readable

Hello, I have had this problem for a while now and I am not sure when it happened but it's been like this for around a year now. Some we websites (NOT ALL) appear to me l… (read more)

Hello, I have had this problem for a while now and I am not sure when it happened but it's been like this for around a year now.

Some we websites (NOT ALL) appear to me like they have a thin, pixelated font and it's hard to read them sometimes. See screenshot.

I have already checked my Windows' ClearType settings and that seems to be fine. Is there another solution to this?

Asked by SharpAmethyst 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 23 hours ago

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Other Bookmarks popped up in Toolbar

On 1/5/21 at about 1200 PST, Other Bookmarks popped up in my Toolbar. I am trying to remove it but have had no success. I deleted the one website that was in Other Book… (read more)

On 1/5/21 at about 1200 PST, Other Bookmarks popped up in my Toolbar. I am trying to remove it but have had no success. I deleted the one website that was in Other Bookmarks but it is still in my Toolbar. How do I remove, Other Bookmarks from my Toolbar?

Asked by BigMetalWally 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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other bookmarks folder

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arr… (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arrows to show more bookmarks. I can't seem to find a way to delete this.

Asked by nicaya 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgradin… (read more)

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgrading error, or is it just the way Firefox will be now?

Asked by firefox1202 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Website always opens in container, "Reopen in Container" => "No Container" doesn't work

Desktop FireFox browser v. 84.0.2 (64-bit) I made the mistake of asking to always open a site in a container and for it to remember my choice. Now I can't get it to open … (read more)

Desktop FireFox browser v. 84.0.2 (64-bit)

I made the mistake of asking to always open a site in a container and for it to remember my choice. Now I can't get it to open in no container. The context menu choice to "Reopen in Container" => "No Container" seems to ignored.

The issue: I have to different logins for a site (dev.azure.com). I open one in the work container and the other in no container. I didn't realize the open in container would operate only on the domain, which makes sense in hindsight. However, now the site is broken for one of the sites, and I can't find where to reset this choice. How do I do that?

Asked by nancy.folsom 1 day ago

Answered by nancy.folsom 1 day ago

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Speed tests shows normal uploads on Firefox and Edge but on Firefox only downloads show 0.0

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spe… (read more)

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spectrum speed test on Edge registers Spectrum Syracuse as the optimum server and download is 236.2 and upload 11.6. Both are using my Spectrum server in Syracuse, NY.

When I run Ookla through Firefox I got 227.17 down and 11.63 up. Spectrum's speed test through Firerefox's Syracuse server 231.8 up and 11.5 down.

However for a while earler this evening when I ran both programs on both browsers and both through Syracuse's servers I was getting downs of 0.0 to 0.7. I reset the modem and router and still had low speeds but shortly after I got the readings I wrote in the first two paragraphs.

What would be the reason for this? Anything particular with Firefox? Something I should look out for in the future? Partially a curiosity while the other part being proactive.

Thanks for anybody who can take time to answer.

Asked by Figureguy 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Firefox search field does not pass search argument to eBay

I am on Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) under Win 10 If I enter an argument in the Firefox search field and click on the eBay symbol in the drop-down menu, Firefox brings up eBay… (read more)

I am on Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) under Win 10

If I enter an argument in the Firefox search field and click on the eBay symbol in the drop-down menu, Firefox brings up eBay in the current tab but the argument I entered is not in the eBay search field so I have to re-enter it into eBay and click "Search". Firefox did not used to work that way, it used to bring up eBay with the search argument results.

The search works for my other search symbols (Amazon, Bing, Wikipedia, etc)

Asked by car-nuts 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago