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Firefox changed the way it displays url suggestions

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com . I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of F… (read more)

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com .

I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of Firefox's updates and now, as soon as I type the "y", Firefox suggests Youtube.com . I go to Yahoo.com a hundred times for any one time I might visit Youtube and Yahoo would come first alphabetically so I would assume it would "suggest" Yahoo before Youtube.

My guess is that Firefox decides on which site is more popular during daily browsing but this was not the case before.

I have tried several methods to attempt to control the order the suggestions appear but Youtube still autocompletes as soon as I type the "y".

Any way to change this to my liking? Or is this just the way it is and will be?

I've attached a screenshot but I edited it to obliterate a few id's and personal information from the example url's.

Asked by caladie 12 hours ago

Yahoo mail unresponsive on firefox

When I'm in Yahoo mail inbox, I can see and read my (new) mail, but most of the commands don't work and I cannot see emails older than 2020 (it just shows blank lines for… (read more)

When I'm in Yahoo mail inbox, I can see and read my (new) mail, but most of the commands don't work and I cannot see emails older than 2020 (it just shows blank lines for them). The emails never get read, nor can I check the boxes for commands. I disabled and refreshed with my uBlock, but it doesn't have any effect. Yahoo works normally when tried on Chrome.

Asked by ilija42 17 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 13 hours ago

Soundcloud fails to load except in incognito mode

Hello, The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in … (read more)

Hello,

The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in incognito mode and it works fine, or I clear the cache in normal mode. BUT in the second option soundcloud only works during the first visit.

I found a previous question asked here detailing the same exact issue but nobody found a solution that worked. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1346767

Other info I think would be useful: Soundcloud works on my laptop running the same exact profile for firefox. Hinting to me that something else on my computer is in the way.

Deleting all history, cookies, cache, extensions; has not helped

I have attached the images below just as the previous poster has. Including the console log filled with errors.

Hopefully someone can help with this headache!

Asked by Dean 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 13 hours ago

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 2 months ago

Last reply by adnanrapp551 19 hours ago

All search results for images are entirely green, why and how to fix?

I am having this issue for months now. Im using firefox with a customized about:config modified to enhance privacy. Pretty sure that this is the reason for the green imag… (read more)

I am having this issue for months now. Im using firefox with a customized about:config modified to enhance privacy. Pretty sure that this is the reason for the green images, however i dont know which setting exactly may cause this...

Anyways the wired thing is, i use duckduckgo as search engine and when i klick on images the results are looking normally, however for privacy reasons i dont want to use duckduckgo anymore since they had a secret deal with microsoft, i have tried many alternatives but sadly all of them have the same issue (which duckduckgo doesnt) when i search for anything and klick on images either some/most or all results are entirely green. Why is this happening and how can i fix it?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 23 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 18 hours ago

Clicking on a certain link does not do anything in FF but works fine in Chrome

Hi, I created a sign in to a particular account for a website using FF about a year ago & used it several times without issue. I haven't used it in about 6 months &am… (read more)

Hi, I created a sign in to a particular account for a website using FF about a year ago & used it several times without issue. I haven't used it in about 6 months & now when I try to sign in, nothing happens. The mouse pointer turns to a pointing hand when I hover over the sign in, but that's it, the tab doesn't refresh & no new tab is opened. It doesn't look like FF recognizes this as a link.

When I right click on other links I get the option to: Open Link in New Tab Open Link in New Window etc...

but when I right click on this link causing me issues, I get: Save page as... Save Page to Device etc...

It is as though FF doesn't see this as a valid link. I'm using Windows 10 64 bit & FF version 103.0.1 & have FF set to automatic update.

I've run FF in safe mode & no change, suggesting it's not my add-ons.I've Googled the problem & seen examples of what look similar, but no solution seems to work. In particular I've tried the suggestions from https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can but none helped.

I don't have any issues with this link in other browsers. Chrome opens it up in an instant & I'm wondering whether it would be just easier switching to Chrome as my default.

I'd love to stick to FF as my default, can anyone help?

Asked by jpasznyk 1 day ago

Last reply by jpasznyk 19 hours ago

Google Searches in Firefox Repeating Itself

There is this weird bug(?) that popped up like within a day or so. When searching for some terms with Google in Firefox, the search result would repeat itself. For exampl… (read more)

There is this weird bug(?) that popped up like within a day or so. When searching for some terms with Google in Firefox, the search result would repeat itself. For example, searching for terms like "ab", "abc", or "hgi" would result in two searches, but not "def". So let's say if I search for "ab" twice, I would get 4 search histories of "ab".

One curious thing I noticed is that if I already have a non-blank tab opened before the search, going back to it and then going forward to any search that would repeat itself would prompt it to produce two search histories again. The problem to this is that if there were other searches further up the tab's histories (I usually search for multiple things within the same tab), they would essentially be lost (I turned off search and form history) when the search repeated itself, since it would act like I made a new search of the same term.

I have updated the Firefox browser to the latest stable version 103.0.1, and the problem persists. I tried to replicate this on Chrome to no avail. It's irking me to no end, so any help is much appreciated.

Asked by urishino 1 day ago

Last reply by urishino 22 hours ago

Logging into an internet financial account

I am continually failing to log into my Netspend account on the internet, inserting my correct password and username. How can I correct this condition ? In the Firefox l… (read more)

I am continually failing to log into my Netspend account on the internet, inserting my correct password and username. How can I correct this condition ? In the Firefox logins (about logins), I have corrected both username and password to be identical to what Netspend has for my account.

           Respectfully 
              Michael

Asked by Michael Kevin 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

sync from multiple devices

I do not see the sync option in the drop down menu, also i do not see a way to sign in from within Firefox i had to go to he website to do it, please advise. thanks jorg… (read more)

I do not see the sync option in the drop down menu, also i do not see a way to sign in from within Firefox i had to go to he website to do it, please advise. thanks jorge

Asked by jgbittar 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

webpages for obits on newspaper sites not loading

Hello Since the latest version of Firefox I am unable to view obituaries on newspaper websites such as The Vancouver Sun, and The Regina Leader-Post. https://leaderpost.r… (read more)

Hello

Since the latest version of Firefox I am unable to view obituaries on newspaper websites such as The Vancouver Sun, and The Regina Leader-Post.

https://leaderpost.remembering.ca/obituaries/obituaries/search?filter_date=today&sort_by=obitslastname_meta&order=asc

https://vancouversunandprovince.remembering.ca/obituaries/obituaries/search/?filter_date=yesterday&sort_by=obitslastname_meta&order=asc

They will work using Edge.

Thank you

Murray

Asked by CANDLEWYCK91 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Login to cibconline.cibc.com

I've been using Firefox for 25+ years, always keeping it up to date. I've been a customer of CIBC Bank for 20+ years and using their online website since its beginning. L… (read more)

I've been using Firefox for 25+ years, always keeping it up to date. I've been a customer of CIBC Bank for 20+ years and using their online website since its beginning. Last week I've been unable to login to my accounts without going thru an inconvenient and time-consuming telephone code procedure every time. Previously, this procedure had been in place only occasionally as a secondary method of identification.

CIBC advised changing my anti-tracking and cookie settings. After trying all the alternatives, there was no change. Checked out Edge browser, and it was the same. Checked out Firefox and Edge on a second computer and it was the same. Installed the Chrome browser, and it works fine!

No problems accessing any other website. Anyone ever experienced this? Any suggestions?

Asked by BrianM 1 day ago

Last reply by BrianM 1 day ago

Unable to access two sites: Fedex login and Energynet.com

When ever I try access FedEx login and Energynet.com, Firefox does not respond. Multiple tries produce same result. Using Chrome or Edge, I can access these sites, first … (read more)

When ever I try access FedEx login and Energynet.com, Firefox does not respond. Multiple tries produce same result.

Using Chrome or Edge, I can access these sites, first try, every time.

I would be grateful for a fix within the ability of a low tech user.

Thanks.

Tom

Asked by GTGIII 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox Bookmark Backups (HTML)

Hello, Has something changed recently in how bookmarks are backed up in HTML format ? In mid-May I backed up my bookmarks, and the resulting file was about 13.8 Meg in le… (read more)

Hello, Has something changed recently in how bookmarks are backed up in HTML format ? In mid-May I backed up my bookmarks, and the resulting file was about 13.8 Meg in length. I was using whichever Firefox version was current at the time. I recently upgraded to the latest version (103.0.1, 64-bit, Windows 10). Today when I did a backup the file size was only 7.7 Meg. I have even more bookmarks now than back in May, so I'm confused about why the backup file is half the size. Is this normal or is there a problem somewhere ? Thanks in Advance

Asked by bermudez88 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

How can I launch web mail (gmail) by right-clicking file in Windows Explorer and using Send To?

This is probably a Windows 10 question, but its Help forums are so poor.... From a list of files in Windows Explorer, I want to right-click on a file name to pull up cont… (read more)

This is probably a Windows 10 question, but its Help forums are so poor....

From a list of files in Windows Explorer, I want to right-click on a file name to pull up context menu, then click Send To, and then click Mail Recipient. I want Windows to respond by opening Firefox to default gmail page, with the file as an attachment.

Should be easy. But from what I've found so-far, that legacy feature works only with stand-alone MAPI programs like Thunderbird and Outlook. I want to do with web mail.

Has anyone gotten this to work?

Thanks

Bill

Asked by bill247 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago