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My Firefox browser has been hijacked!! (both literally and figuratively)

Long story short: Whenever I open Firefox, apparently a Russian search engine named 'Poshukach' hijacks my homepage and doesn't let me use google(Image attached). Now to … (read more)

Long story short: Whenever I open Firefox, apparently a Russian search engine named 'Poshukach' hijacks my homepage and doesn't let me use google(Image attached). Now to solve this I scoured the Internet. I refreshed Firefox, ran malware scans and even re-installed windows. Still it doesn't go away. I installed Firefox in another device with the same account but to no avail. They while roaming through Firefox settings I noticed in the top that it says 'Your browser settings is managed by your organization' or something like that. So, I figured bad guys took control of my browser's settings disguising as my so called "organization" So, I need help from Firefox's end to solve this. Remove this Organization management stuff from my account. I want my control back. Otherwise, I am afraid I gotta stop using Firefox altogether due to privacy reasons

Asked by turjoreal 48 seconds ago

Last reply by turjoreal 12 seconds ago

Where have my passwords gone?

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser… (read more)

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser the list is empty. Sync is working and it claims to have synced but the passwords are just not there.

Asked by JonBonJimBob 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 minutes ago

FVD Speed Dial (disabled)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of sh… (read more)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of shortcut I created? Or can I enable to FVD Speed Dial for a day for me to copy all the shortcuts? Thank you.

Asked by hongpl22 3 days ago

Last reply by ray.buttifant 35 minutes ago

Stopped being able to.

I had a fellow from ebay talk me thought this ,this summer but i guessed i would not have the problem again .but i do now, So here goes , i click on a site that i visit o… (read more)

I had a fellow from ebay talk me thought this ,this summer but i guessed i would not have the problem again .but i do now, So here goes , i click on a site that i visit once a day or so and now it no longer loads the page so that i can view it. There is a way to clean up things with out losing everything like my addons and bookmarks but i can not remember how we did it and i was hoping one of you guys will no.The last time it was that i could not see the photos on glass on each page and could not enlarge photos on that site, ,so those things wouldn't load up for me ,He told me how to clean up something and it did the trick right away. he had me go to a couple of places ,but my old memory just is not as good as it use to be. Thanks guys. oh it is my Instagram that will not load up. it goes to the page but nothing is there.

Asked by Rick 4 hours ago

New tab is not opened after selecting from the menu

Sorry if the text contains grammar mistakes, Russian in store* I right-click on a random link, button, image etc. but nothing is happened when I select "Open Link In New… (read more)

  • Sorry if the text contains grammar mistakes, Russian in store*

I right-click on a random link, button, image etc. but nothing is happened when I select "Open Link In New Tab", "Open Link In New Window" or "Open Link In Private Window". It works only if I use combination "Ctrl + left-click". Has anyone faced the same problem and know how it fix it?

Asked by dimonhek1234567 4 hours ago

Firefox on Windows 10 Loads Multiple Versions of the Same Tab, Limiting Memory (RAM)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support. It is now clear that the problem is with the Fir… (read more)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support.

It is now clear that the problem is with the Firefox browser. The attached screenshot shows an example of an affected tab.

Please fix this. Multiple versions of the same tab waste RAM and other memory, especially on a limited-memory device such as a laptop.

Asked by JandNL 2 months ago

Last reply by JandNL 4 hours ago

No hardware accelerated video playback suddenly

When playing videos, firefox should usually be able to playback using hardware acceleration. However since some of the recent updates, this is no longer the case. My hard… (read more)

When playing videos, firefox should usually be able to playback using hardware acceleration. However since some of the recent updates, this is no longer the case. My hardware includes an intel i5-1135G7 with iris xe graphics driver version: 30.0.101.1069.

Attached are some images comparing firefox and edge.

Asked by christianmhanna 5 hours ago

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Not getting live chart data on Binance.us

I am not getting live site data like I should be getting on Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) . I need to refresh the page to get current chart data. It should be updating in real … (read more)

I am not getting live site data like I should be getting on Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) . I need to refresh the page to get current chart data. It should be updating in real time. I access binance.us on Microsoft Edge and it works fine, I get live chart trading data on the binance.us site on Edge. How do I fix this?

I have inspected the page and I keep getting theses error messages. These messages come up in troubleshooting mode as well.

Referrer Policy: Ignoring the less restricted referrer policy “origin-when-cross-origin” for the cross-site request: https://frontend-m.binance.cloud/monitor/v1/log

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://frontend-m.binance.cloud/monitor/v1/log. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).

POST https://www.binance.us/gateway-api/v1/private/account/kyc-certificate/get-new-kyc-status [HTTP/2 401 Unauthorized 98ms]

POST https://www.binance.us/gateway-api/v1/private/account/user/base-detail [HTTP/2 401 Unauthorized 177ms]

Asked by Kaleb 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

List of Cookie exceptions keeps getting deleted, despite "Allow" for each

The List of Cookie exceptions under Security Setting, the ones I want to retain, keeps getting deleted. I select ALLOW for each one. What is causing the list to get del… (read more)

The List of Cookie exceptions under Security Setting, the ones I want to retain, keeps getting deleted. I select ALLOW for each one. What is causing the list to get deleted?

Asked by kjsles444 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Screenshot Download button shortcut. Move to the top

The first pic was copied from the screenshot and there is no fixed menu in the middle. ![screenshot copy button|406x500](upload://jc4cVdQpcK9yLRqWanmjirPbHbE.png) Second… (read more)

The first pic was copied from the screenshot and there is no fixed menu in the middle. ![screenshot copy button|406x500](upload://jc4cVdQpcK9yLRqWanmjirPbHbE.png)

Second pic using download button. There is some annoying fixed top menu appearing in the middle which blocks some of the content. ![screenshot download button2 .png|317x500](upload://mBzxui56Jznz5dxyAM71eP9TxrQ.jpeg)

Please make some download shortcut buttons or make Copy&Download&Cancel buttons float at the top.

Thank you

Asked by Urbarnart 6 hours ago

don't know how to open .zip files

I don't do this very often plus I'm fairly new to Win 10. I just bought a music album from the Amazon Music store. It is only available in Mp3 and downloaded as a .zip. … (read more)

I don't do this very often plus I'm fairly new to Win 10. I just bought a music album from the Amazon Music store. It is only available in Mp3 and downloaded as a .zip. And there it sits in my Downloaded folder. Please advise. Dick B.

Asked by 2blocksma 15 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 hours ago

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Installing Firefox on Macbook

i wish there was a "Comments" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/mac/ so i could tell people "NEVER use this!!" i tried last week, downloaded and installed.… (read more)

i wish there was a "Comments" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/mac/ so i could tell people "NEVER use this!!"

i tried last week, downloaded and installed. The installation process, after unpacking the download, tried to install a "helper application". Popped up a dialog box asking for an admin userid+passwd. (even though i was obviously already running as an admin user... because i was in the middle of doing the install.) This was not an iOS dialog box from Apple, and it didn't have an option for scanning my fingerprint; this was something the "helper app" was doing on its own. Well i gave it my userid+password, and it went on to say the installation failed, and bombed out with no Firefox installed on my machine. Now, for all i know, my credentials are out there, God only knows where. So i had to go change my passwd on all of my machines.  :(

Asked by rdb1 20 hours ago

Answered by James 11 hours ago

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New install of ublock origin - cannot find the icon

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manuall… (read more)

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manually go in and change the settings on this plugin in the add-ons screen but there is no icon anywhere to go in quicker or to show a report of how many items were blocked. When I try to Customize my toolbars, the icon is not available there either. The nearest threads I can find on this topic are from 2018 and their solutions are very basic use. Yes, of course I restarted the browser. TIA.


uBlock Origin: 1.39.0 Firefox: 87 filterset (summary):

 network: 83588
 cosmetic: 80376
 scriptlet: 18231
 html: 598

listset (total-discarded, last updated):

 added: 
   adguard-annoyance: 47817-586, now
 default: 
   ublock-filters: 30169-27, now
   ublock-badware: 3455-1, now
   ublock-privacy: 182-0, now
   ublock-abuse: 70-0, now
   ublock-unbreak: 1706-0, now
   easylist: 61109-543, now
   easyprivacy: 26327-473, now
   urlhaus-1: 10038-0, now
   plowe-0: 3699-3, now

filterset (user): [empty] modifiedUserSettings: [none] modifiedHiddenSettings: [none] supportStats:

 launchToReadiness: 1924
 launchFromSelfie: false

Asked by dlafontaine2 1 day ago

Answered by dlafontaine2 8 hours ago

Facebook either doesn't load at all, and if it does, will not display photos

Every other browser is fine. Brave, Chrome, Edge, Opera. But Firefox - zilch, nothing, blank screen. And when it did load Facebook, 99% of the times no photos showed and … (read more)

Every other browser is fine. Brave, Chrome, Edge, Opera.

But Firefox - zilch, nothing, blank screen. And when it did load Facebook, 99% of the times no photos showed and there was a text message in the corner of the photo holding area saying things like "may be an image of a boat" or it might say "may be an image of bridge"... etc...

Asked by BilboBagginsUK 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

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forgetting about a website

So i wanted to forget about this one website because it keeps automatically recommending it to me because of my browser history for it. i just want to go to this bookmark… (read more)

So i wanted to forget about this one website because it keeps automatically recommending it to me because of my browser history for it. i just want to go to this bookmarked site but it ALWAYS goes to the one thats in my history. i clicked "forget about this site" yet it still pops up. please help.

Asked by Alec 14 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 10 hours ago