Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

Column sorting

Can no longer sort the "Unread" column. Hovering over the column heading reads "Number of unread messages in thread" I see no change when I hover or click on this colum… (read more)

Can no longer sort the "Unread" column. Hovering over the column heading reads "Number of unread messages in thread" I see no change when I hover or click on this column. I used to be able to sort by unread. Current version is 78.4.0. Thank you.

Asked by njziggy 12 minutes ago

Weird format Issue at Download PDF files in update browser in Mac

Hi Firefox users, is a pleasure contact with you. The reason I write you, is because I have a weird situation: In my work I develop web sites. Then, I have a certain page… (read more)

Hi Firefox users, is a pleasure contact with you.

The reason I write you, is because I have a weird situation:

In my work I develop web sites. Then, I have a certain pages that uses Crystal Reports. Recently, I use the Mozilla Firefox to use that web site.

All was fine, but weeks ago, a user tolds me, that when download a pdf file from the website, the extension of that file is not PDF.

I try to update the browser to the new version, but dosent´t work. Then I had to download again Mozilla Firefox, and then finally works.

Then the download works perfectly...but then the user told me again that the issue appears.

I check again, and I see when there is an update in the browser, tha file extension is changed.

My question is: Is there a form to avoid or solve that issue? The equipment is a MAC. That issue only appears in the MAC and in Firefox (in other browsers and in Windows works fine).

If it helps something, that PDF file is downloaded by Crystal Reports.

Thank you so much, have a nice day.

Asked by guerrero151190 6 hours ago

Firefox will not load images and GIFs from Yahoo articles

I cannot get Firefox to load images from Yahoo articles. This happens on both my home and work computers. Both are brand new computers. I have tried all the "fixes" in… (read more)

I cannot get Firefox to load images from Yahoo articles. This happens on both my home and work computers. Both are brand new computers. I have tried all the "fixes" in the troubleshoot suggestions.

Asked by jjw022702 7 hours ago

Trackoff extension for Firefox

I am looking for ax extension for Trackoff, an anti tracking program I have installed. I found it on my old laptop, but can't find it on my new laptop. How do you find an… (read more)

I am looking for ax extension for Trackoff, an anti tracking program I have installed. I found it on my old laptop, but can't find it on my new laptop. How do you find an extension that is not listed when searched for? Thanks

Asked by airjohn1963 7 hours ago

Firefox browser

For the last few days, my Firefox browser has gone really slow. For example it takes about a minute to retweet something. I have refreshed it and ensured it is the latest… (read more)

For the last few days, my Firefox browser has gone really slow. For example it takes about a minute to retweet something. I have refreshed it and ensured it is the latest version as well as updating my laptop/restarting Firefox. The rest of my laptop and other browsers works fine so it does just seem to be Firefox. Any ideas? Thanks

Asked by Padel 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Padel 10 hours ago

How do I set the default upload directory

If I upload a file for an email attachment, google drive upload, etc when I first select "browse" for the file it opens File Explorer in the Desktop directory. How do I c… (read more)

If I upload a file for an email attachment, google drive upload, etc when I first select "browse" for the file it opens File Explorer in the Desktop directory.

How do I change that to default to the directory I always work from, say for example C:\tmp.

I've seen numerous questions about this with answers that it opens the last directory used, which is true if I do it multiple times, but if I close Firefox and restart it, when I select "browse" it again defaults to the Desktop.

I've also seen answers saying it is controlled by the site being uploaded true. Again this is absolutely not true. I do everything from C:\tmp. Downloads, uploads, editing, searching, etc. And every time I upload a file after starting Firefox fresh after a reboot, again, it defaults to the Desktop even though I'm on the same site (gmail) I was when I last uploaded a file.

As far as the answers saying that was the last directory used, that is false. I do not use the desktop for anything. Not storing icons, not downloading files, not uploading files. I have never uploaded a file from Desktop in my life.

So can anyone answer this without saying 'last directory used' or 'controlled by the website'?

Asked by hanginginomaha 1 day ago

Last reply by hanginginomaha 10 hours ago

Bookmark toolbar for only the new tab not other sites.

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for… (read more)

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for every site, is there a way that will make it appear only on the new tab but not on other sites? thanks.

Asked by ByTheStars 12 hours ago

Firefox crashing

Hello, I am using a new HP computer with Firefox as my main browser. I use two screens. I have had problems with Firefox for the past couple of weeks. I usually have a c… (read more)

Hello, I am using a new HP computer with Firefox as my main browser. I use two screens. I have had problems with Firefox for the past couple of weeks. I usually have a couple of windows of Firefox open. One on the first screen with multiple tabs and another on the other screen. I also run chat programs, Discord, Antivirus programs, Zoom, Slack, and a few others.

Firefox crashing has also crashed other programs. I have had Discord crash a few times and Displayfusion crash as well.

I updated FireFox to the newest version. I even uninstalled and then reinstalled. I updated Windows. Flash is turned off. My video drivers are updated. I checked for viruses and spyware. I did have some Bit Coin Mining malware detected, but it was quarantined last week. All scans now are clear.

bp-dec3f18d-af80-4edc-9087-b70ee0201027 10/27/2020, 4:30 PM View bp-f8777c9b-a407-4e11-a9ee-37a250201025 10/25/2020, 5:21 PM View bp-abd3410b-568e-43dd-9053-29aa30201025 10/25/2020, 5:12 PM View bp-273a22ae-9bcb-4bd0-84f9-b41380201024 10/23/2020, 11:46 PM View bp-326e9a6b-d150-49af-83bc-6e9660201024 10/23/2020, 11:45 PM View bp-795da486-7b66-410d-b82f-b99700201022 10/21/2020, 9:24 PM View bp-33f90417-8487-442d-b824-51f350201027 10/27/2020, 4:35 PM View bp-ab362090-d258-4969-a0f2-ed6a10201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View bp-afb2f753-1b96-41a3-8c09-bb6ea0201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View bp-634f7e71-340c-4047-9e57-ce8db0201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View bp-9610b432-4024-4ff8-99c9-066f30201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View bp-f0f20b3b-7210-42d9-b232-5efc00201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View bp-1cebb044-b9bb-4e1f-a4ca-1b7580201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View bp-4b2a076f-0cb3-470a-801d-c3fea0201027 10/27/2020, 4:36 PM View

Asked by leon.aicsourcing 3 days ago

Last reply by leon.aicsourcing 12 hours ago

Autofill

Hi, I noticed today that when I go to autofill registrations my browser there are other names suggested. This is a work computer so it is locked when I step away, turned… (read more)

Hi, I noticed today that when I go to autofill registrations my browser there are other names suggested. This is a work computer so it is locked when I step away, turned off and locked in my office at night. The names that pop up in the autofill are the staff of my Managed Services Provider. How is it possible that their info is in my autofill? I'd be grateful for any insight. Thanks.

Asked by autumn43 14 hours ago

Last reply by autumn43 13 hours ago

Auto Hot Keys

Ever since I installed the latest Firefox version, I have not been able to use my auto hot keys. I've tried changing the script, etc.. (i'm not tech savvy but had help); … (read more)

Ever since I installed the latest Firefox version, I have not been able to use my auto hot keys. I've tried changing the script, etc.. (i'm not tech savvy but had help); and so when using a auto hot key; it'll work one, maybe two times; and then stop. Hoping someone can help me with a solution or guide me in the right direction on how to fix that, as I use a LOT of hot keys for my work.

In any other browser these hot keys work perfectly!!

So frustrating spent 2 days on this practically; thank you for ANY info anyone can provide.

Asked by Lam Duong 15 hours ago

Addons and Extensions Pages Blank after Reset; Extensions Not Showing in Search

I'm running FF 56.0b9 (64 bit) on Windows 10. It got really slow and laggy. Like multiple seconds of latency after I type to see the letters and tabbing fields. I cleared… (read more)

I'm running FF 56.0b9 (64 bit) on Windows 10. It got really slow and laggy. Like multiple seconds of latency after I type to see the letters and tabbing fields. I cleared the cache hoping it would fix but still the same.

Then I couldn't comment on Youtube or open the drop down under my Youtube account icon. It would just show a blank section with a spinning wheel. So I gave up and decided to reset FF.

After I reset FF, I went to look for my extensions and addons to reinstall them and when I click on the Addons puzzle piece icon in FF, it opens up a new tab with a blank page (see attached) with the addons menu items on the left (Addons, Extensions, Appearance, Plugins, Services) and a white main page with a grey box that says What are addons? After explaining what they are, at the bottom it says "when you are connected to the internet, this pane will feature the best addons for you to try out."

When I click the Extensions menu item on the left, it takes me to another blank page (screenshot attached) that says "You don't have any addons of this type installed" with a button that says "Learn more about addons". When I click that, it takes me to the previous page.

The search box in the upper right yields no results no matter what I type in there.

How can I get to that page that shows all the different addons and extensions where I can search for the ones that I need so I can install them?

Thanks.

Asked by Roy 1 day ago

Last reply by Roy 21 hours ago

firefox refresh wiped my bookmarks and other things are not working correctly.

I did a browser refresh, and when it was done, almost everything it was supposed to save was gone. "Firefox will save these items: Bookmarks Browsing and download… (read more)

I did a browser refresh, and when it was done, almost everything it was supposed to save was gone. "Firefox will save these items:

   Bookmarks
   Browsing and download history
   Passwords
   Cookies
   Web form auto-fill information
   Personal dictionary "

Bookmarks, gone. Home tabs, gone. Browsing and download history, gone. Cookies: spotty. Autofill; partly missing.

And a new tab is now completely blank (see attached image). I thought it might repopulate itself, but nope. Just blank.

All my home tabs were wiped, and I was able to put them back. But this outcome was unexpected. Some places I had to log back into; some I did not.

So I feel like I am now dealing with a broken browser, and not sure what to do about it. At least the buggy hangups and crashes seem to be fixed. Maybe.

edit: Also noticed I cannot make new bookmarks. Halp....

Asked by patricia.pennell 3 days ago

Last reply by patricia.pennell 1 day ago

Open multiple tabs only the first time Firefox opens in a session - blank after first time

Can Firefox be configured to open specified pages on the first time it is opened on a given computer session BUT a blank page on subsequent browser openings? I have 3 tab… (read more)

Can Firefox be configured to open specified pages on the first time it is opened on a given computer session BUT a blank page on subsequent browser openings? I have 3 tabs (email accounts) I like to have open when I turn on my computer. But any time after that, I want a blank page when Firefox is opened. I know how to open to multiple tabs. However, then Firefox always opens to those tabs when I start a new window.

Asked by harry51 1 day ago

layers.acceleration.force-enabled and gfx.webrender.all

Hello all, On the net i read about layers.acceleration.force-enabled and gfx.webrender.all and i wanted to try them out, but then i read about security issues if you turn… (read more)

Hello all,

On the net i read about

layers.acceleration.force-enabled

and

gfx.webrender.all

and i wanted to try them out, but then i read about security issues if you turn these own, so i turned them off again ( i think i had them on like 30mins)

and i was mostly on youtube?


I didnt catch anykind of malware or? Im sorry im kinda worried after reading https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/662dxm/psa_hardware_acceleration_on_firefox_may_be/dgfyqtd/

I really appreciate some help

Asked by Martino.Braun 1 day ago

Microsoft Onedrive

When using Firefox - When I open Microsoft Onedrive and then try to access my "personal vault" it locks up my computer. Just started doing this yesterday. If I open other… (read more)

When using Firefox - When I open Microsoft Onedrive and then try to access my "personal vault" it locks up my computer. Just started doing this yesterday. If I open other files that are on Onedrive everything works as it should. Part of the problem might be when onedrive says my identity needs to be verified Firefox does not allow me to access the screen to verify my identity. When using Window's browser no problems everything works as it should.

Asked by 2044rcvc 1 day ago

Why so many Updates this month (Oct 2020)?

Hello, So far this month there have already been 4 Updates to Firefox. The latest one was just yesterday and now today there's another one. I don't mind the occasional up… (read more)

Hello, So far this month there have already been 4 Updates to Firefox. The latest one was just yesterday and now today there's another one. I don't mind the occasional update; usually it's about one or two each month. Five is crazy making! What's up with all the updates? Thanks, Andre'a

Asked by DreaSpirit 2 days ago

Last reply by DreaSpirit 1 day ago