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email attachments fail to download

Downloading email attachments fails with Firefox. OK with Explorer 11. This problem began four days ago. Please tell me how to fix this. Lee Ransom - [removed phone# … (read more)

Downloading email attachments fails with Firefox. OK with Explorer 11. This problem began four days ago. Please tell me how to fix this.

Lee Ransom - [removed phone# from public]

Asked by leeransom 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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How to use different themes on different profiles

I have three Firefox profiles: A, B, and C. I tried to give them all different themes. A has a red theme and keeps it consistently. B, my default profile, should have a g… (read more)

I have three Firefox profiles: A, B, and C. I tried to give them all different themes. A has a red theme and keeps it consistently. B, my default profile, should have a green theme, and C should have a black theme. However, when I change B's theme to green, the theme on C also changes to green, and when I change the theme on C to black, the theme for B also changes to black. I don't know what I did differently for A! How can I make my profile themes stick for B and C?

Asked by ashmoretbalailah 1 year ago

Answered by ashmoretbalailah 1 year ago

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I need help figuring out why sync between PC's is not working correctly

I have a desktop and laptop both with FF installed and synced and they ALWAYS load identical. Yesterday I set up my my new desktop in my office and I installed FF and whe… (read more)

I have a desktop and laptop both with FF installed and synced and they ALWAYS load identical. Yesterday I set up my my new desktop in my office and I installed FF and when I logged onto my account my FF stayed the default color. This never happened before, and as I turned and looked at my old desktop I saw that it too now had the wrong theme. So I went into my kitchen were I have my laptop set up (it just upgraded itself to win 11 and I am using it as a training tool) the FF on it was no longer appearing correctly.

I have since spent 30 some hours uninstalling/reinstalling FF/ deleting my profile, remaking my profile, re-deleting my profile and making another new profile using a different email and when I install FF on ANY OTHER pc it will not load correctly, especially themes and add ons.

What the hell is causing this and how do I fix it??

On every PC I used my Revo Uninstaller Pro to uninstall FF including file remnants and then meticulously scrubbed repeatedly each PC for any leftover registry and file remnants, and then I used my file eraser program to wipe all the file slack.

If this is going to be an issue why have FF ? I spend enough time now keeping Edge disabled and dont want my fav primary browser to become a "High Maintenance" browser having to spend time EVERY TIME I TURN ON MY PC fixing this, repeatedly. Its like having to add water to your cooling system every time you start up your car before you can use it.

Any help would be enormously appreciated.

The trouble shooting information below is for the first install tonight after getting home and making the newest profile and it is seemingly staying correct, the next install on my laptop is incorrect, it has one deleted theme installed yet is "using" the default theme and the correct theme I picked is not even showing.

Asked by rbrtmac 1 year ago

Answered by rbrtmac 1 year ago

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Problem with Downloads

I am having problems with doing downloads of any files from any website using Firefox. Every time, when I try to do a download, I get an error that the download failed. … (read more)

I am having problems with doing downloads of any files from any website using Firefox. Every time, when I try to do a download, I get an error that the download failed. I am running Firefox 98.0.2 on a Windows 10 laptop. If I use Microsoft Edge, the download is successful. Any help would be appreciated.

Carol

Asked by Carol5 1 year ago

Answered by Carol5 1 year ago

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Firefox not saving cookies for websites with exceptions

Firefox is not remembering the cookies and data of websites that I have saved under Exceptions. These sites are saved under Exceptions but I still have to log in every si… (read more)

Firefox is not remembering the cookies and data of websites that I have saved under Exceptions. These sites are saved under Exceptions but I still have to log in every single time I access those sites, regardless of the fact that are saved to the list.

Asked by cvwest 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Can't get rid of a firefox panel that appears whenever I open volume control settings in windows notifications panel

Hi all Wondering if you can help. Every time I try and turn my volume up or down a box appears (see screenshot) that relates to firefox. I have tried every which way to s… (read more)

Hi all Wondering if you can help. Every time I try and turn my volume up or down a box appears (see screenshot) that relates to firefox. I have tried every which way to stop it happening. If anyone can help with this I'd appreciate it thanks L

Asked by caeciliametella 1 year ago

Answered by TechHorse 1 year ago

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After the latest update, I can't open Microsoft applications. I have to save them to a file.

After the latest update, I can't open Microsoft applications. I have to save them to a file. When I get an email with a Word or Excel file attached, I HAVE to save it. Be… (read more)

After the latest update, I can't open Microsoft applications. I have to save them to a file. When I get an email with a Word or Excel file attached, I HAVE to save it. Before the update, the system always opened it so I could look at it first.

I went to settings and Applications, but in the window where it says, "Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing." There are no Microsoft options.

I was able to change the PDF docs to open rather than save, but I need to do the same thing with Word, Excel, PPT, etc.

Please help

Asked by ajones4 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Is it possible to change my email for my Firefox account?

My school email is going to be disabled in a couple of months and I was wondering if there's a way to just change the email associated with my Firefox account, or if I'll… (read more)

My school email is going to be disabled in a couple of months and I was wondering if there's a way to just change the email associated with my Firefox account, or if I'll have to make a new one and carry over my bookmarks/settings/addons etc. manually.

Asked by April Vega 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Stop syncing theme on windows and mac

I searched but i could not find a working solution for me, to not sync the theme on my windows pc and mac laptop. I tired to set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThe… (read more)

I searched but i could not find a working solution for me, to not sync the theme on my windows pc and mac laptop.

I tired to set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false and services.sync.prefs.sync.extensions.activeThemeID to false, but it is still syncing.

Help would be much appreciated.

Asked by Stefanek2 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Download icon in toolbar pops open when I download a file

It used to be that when I downloaded something, the icon would light up and I could click it to open if I wanted to, but now it pops open whenever I download something. T… (read more)

It used to be that when I downloaded something, the icon would light up and I could click it to open if I wanted to, but now it pops open whenever I download something. This is very annoying as I often don't want to immediately open the folder that I downloaded to. How do I change this back to not opening automatically?

Asked by Rachael 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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I cannot access websites that do not want ad-blockers, even though I am not using one.

I am on Lubuntu, and was trying to download something for a game I play, but when I went to download, it said I must have my ad-blocker disabled. I do not have any extens… (read more)

I am on Lubuntu, and was trying to download something for a game I play, but when I went to download, it said I must have my ad-blocker disabled. I do not have any extensions. I even tried getting an ad-blocker that I can turn on or off for different sites, but it did not work.

Asked by lightningwarrior2000 1 year ago

Answered by -elison- 1 year ago

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All Downloads Fail Immediately

Hey all, I am having a problem where all downloads fail immediately. Doesn't matter what, they all fail. This started about a month ago. I saw someone else changed someth… (read more)

Hey all, I am having a problem where all downloads fail immediately. Doesn't matter what, they all fail. This started about a month ago. I saw someone else changed something in the About:Config (browser.cache.disk.parent_directory), but I don't even see that line in my config. Also, about the time this problem started I cannot print anything (printer stuck in spooling), and I cannot run any built in troubleshooter. Don't know if these are separate issues or if they are related.

Asked by tcoll730 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox reader view only renders half the article

Dear volunteers, I am on Debian 11, Firefox 98.0.1. Firefox reader mode only seems to render half the article I am currently on, example: https://www.newyorker.com/new… (read more)

Dear volunteers,

I am on Debian 11, Firefox 98.0.1.

Firefox reader mode only seems to render half the article I am currently on, example:

https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/the-purges-in-putins-shrinking-inner-circle

The reader view only renders up to "I think it’s a big challenge for them." but the actual article continues.

Is this a bug on my setup?

Thank you for taking the time to read this!

Asked by A.Ampoumogli 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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No home page, webpages don't load

My browser was working just fine this morning. About a half hour ago, I opened it, and the Loading icon just kept going back and forth but the home page does not load (it… (read more)

My browser was working just fine this morning. About a half hour ago, I opened it, and the Loading icon just kept going back and forth but the home page does not load (it is still doing that now). A second tab had opened indicating a Mozilla security function but it also wouldn't load. That suggests to me that something Mozilla did resulted in the change. There is no longer a "home" icon showing, and when I looked at the settings, it shows an Acer page as the home page (instead of Google, which has been the home page). All of the extension icons I has are also now missing. What happened and how do I fix it? I would rather not uninstall and reinstall because I would lose all the bookmarks and log-ins. I tried restarting the computer and that did nothing.

Asked by parredward 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Secure Connection Failed - Washington Examiner

Hi, Starting yesterday, 19 March, when I try to visit the Washington Examiner website, https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/, I see this message: - - - - - - - - - - - - -… (read more)

Hi, Starting yesterday, 19 March, when I try to visit the Washington Examiner website, https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/, I see this message:

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.washingtonexaminer.com. Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
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But I can visit the site with the latest version of Microsoft Edge. I prefer to use Firefox however. Any ideas?

Thanks - Dave

Asked by Dave McKeen 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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My laptop won't let me live stream

I am unable to livestream video services from a monastery in the UK. I have clicked into the little shield at the left end of the web address bar in order to turn off th… (read more)

I am unable to livestream video services from a monastery in the UK. I have clicked into the little shield at the left end of the web address bar in order to turn off the enhanced protection, but this does not have any effect, even though the website shows up as having had the protection disabled. I don't know whether I need to do anything in Firefox settings.

I was advised to use Google Chrome, and that browser does let me enter, but I prefer to stay with Firefox for all my browsing. I am an elderly person, and have to work harder than my children and grandchildren to keep up-to-date. If you could help me with some very clear instructions with the minumum of technical jargon I would be most grateful. I submit below a screenshot of what I see on the site despite the protection having been switched off on the little shield.

Asked by gbedani 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Can't Open .tiff in Firefox Browser

I could have sworn a week or two ago I was able to open .tiff files in the Firefox browser. But this week, when I click on a file, it goes straight to saving them to my c… (read more)

I could have sworn a week or two ago I was able to open .tiff files in the Firefox browser. But this week, when I click on a file, it goes straight to saving them to my computer. Is there a way to change this setting? I checked in my options, but did not see .tiff.

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox 98.0.1 upgrade causing problems.

After the automatic upgrade to 98.0.1 I have 2 problems: 1. In a window with an image that I zoom in on I can no longer drag the image around to view. 2. I can no longer … (read more)

After the automatic upgrade to 98.0.1 I have 2 problems: 1. In a window with an image that I zoom in on I can no longer drag the image around to view. 2. I can no longer minimize or close a window with the + -. This part works fine until I open a second window. If I go into troubleshoot mode the + and - are bright (not as a background window) but they still don't work.

Asked by JPCaveman 1 year ago

Answered by JPCaveman 1 year ago

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Mouse not scrolling, tabs not opening/closing in Firefox

I'm having a number of issues with my Firefox out of nowhere. 1. My mouse will no longer scroll, nor will my keyboard arrows. I must use my touchscreen. 2. I have "new … (read more)

I'm having a number of issues with my Firefox out of nowhere.

1. My mouse will no longer scroll, nor will my keyboard arrows. I must use my touchscreen. 2. I have "new tabs" instead of "new windows" selected, yet if I click anything, it goes to a new window. 3. I cannot close tabs without right clicking. 4. I cannot SWITCH tabs at all. 5. I cannot close Firefox without going to my start bar and right clicking. 6. Firefox seems to be aware something is wrong, opens up in a troubleshooting mode... and then doesn't troubleshoot.

(It is entirely possibly my infant slammed on the keyboard and changed a setting I can't find.)

Asked by Julephenia 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago