Stop AltGr + F from opening Firefox

When I have Firefox open, even if I'm using another program, when I press AltGr + F Firefox opens. This prevents me from using open square brackets. How can I stop this f… (read more)

When I have Firefox open, even if I'm using another program, when I press AltGr + F Firefox opens. This prevents me from using open square brackets. How can I stop this from happening?

Using Windows 10.

Asked by Demagoh 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 minutes ago

Facebook scrolling out of control

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, n… (read more)

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, new images begin to load. This reload results in 3-15+ newly loaded Fb posts scrolling past so fast as to be invisible. I have to keep my cursor on the scroll slider and, when the loading begins, start scrolling up if I want to have any chance to easily find the last post I was reading. I have seen this behavior, grossly exaggerated, when I was viewing a video. The reload caused the viewing to pause and upwards of 15 newly loaded posts scrolled past in this rapid manner. My work requires that I am able to view pages of Facebook posts and this is now massively time-consuming and intolerable. I may have to change browsers in spite of my reluctance to do so.

Asked by Helium2 1 month ago

Last reply by Mary 48 minutes ago

Forgotten my password but still logged in to my account?

I've forgotten my password for my firefox account but im still currently logged into it and I want to move my firefox account to my new computer but don't know the passwo… (read more)

I've forgotten my password for my firefox account but im still currently logged into it and I want to move my firefox account to my new computer but don't know the password to login and sync it. I dont want to reset my password because I'll lose all of my saved passwords and bookmarks. Is there anything I can do?

Asked by murasakibara 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Firefox Support & other sites won’t load: Your connection to this site is not secure

All of a sudden most websites won’t open and I am getting the error message “Your connection to this site is not secure”. I am able to open Google.com and all of it’s li… (read more)

All of a sudden most websites won’t open and I am getting the error message “Your connection to this site is not secure”. I am able to open Google.com and all of it’s links, as well as Yahoo.com. I am also able to open various random websites, but not all. I can open apple.com, but not support.apple.com.

When I click on the information provided for sites I can not open I see two things: 1) Verified by: Not specified 2) Technical details: Connection not encrypted

When I open Google for example I see 1) Verified by: Google… 2) Technical details: Connection encrypted

Obviously support.apple.com and support.Firefox.com are verified and encrypted website, so the problem must be on my end.

I have tried many fixes including clearing out cache, web browsing, unplugging my computer and modem, full virus scan, offline webdefender scan, system restore (which didn’t work), changing the DNS to 8888 and 8844.

I am using a Dell Desktop with Windows 10. Any suggestions would be most appreciated.

Thank you.

Asked by rlplag 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

One-time use codes not working for login

I cannot login to my account (had to open a new one to even post this post..). I do not have my authenticator app since my phone broke. I do have the "One-time use codes"… (read more)

I cannot login to my account (had to open a new one to even post this post..).

I do not have my authenticator app since my phone broke. I do have the "One-time use codes" which I saved. But, alas, how to make them work?

For some reason I was not presented with the "step 2"-code when I reset my authenticator the last time...

I will now be rude: Should I just give up on my Firefox account, and thus Firefox, and go straight back to Chrome (which does not have this problem)?

Asked by daniel230 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR constantly occuring on google websites (google search/youtube etc)

Whenever I try and use any google website I get the PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. Occasionally the pages load up properly but 95% of the time "PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR" will occur. T… (read more)

Whenever I try and use any google website I get the PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. Occasionally the pages load up properly but 95% of the time "PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR" will occur. This is getting frustrating as other webpages are loading normally e.g. duckduckgo, amazon. As I use google primarily for browsing and work this is making firefox unusable for me at the moment. I have temporarily switch to Edge which also seems to work fine.

Asked by Zcbtouk 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Cannot access the Browser Permission modal with just keyboard or screenreader

When joining a meeting using browser, the microphone/camera permission modal is inaccessible when using only keyboard or screenreader (VoiceOver). When tabbing through th… (read more)

When joining a meeting using browser, the microphone/camera permission modal is inaccessible when using only keyboard or screenreader (VoiceOver). When tabbing through the browser toolbar, it just skips the permission modal. If can't access the modal to allow/block then user cannot join the meeting.

Asked by hahmed 10 hours ago

Last reply by TechHorse 5 hours ago

Password bridge

Is there any password bridges from Firefox cloud data about the saved password in Firefox? I am facing serious password bridging to some my Gmail accounts i have saved da… (read more)

Is there any password bridges from Firefox cloud data about the saved password in Firefox?

I am facing serious password bridging to some my Gmail accounts i have saved data on the Firefox. Kindly check.

Waiting for your earliest reply.

Asked by monilshah75 10 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

yahoo email issues

Yesterday for most of the day Yahoo mail was working fine. Last night I was able to pull up my emails, but all the controls were not working, Can't delete, arrow up or d… (read more)

Yesterday for most of the day Yahoo mail was working fine. Last night I was able to pull up my emails, but all the controls were not working, Can't delete, arrow up or down, settings won't come up. It's like all the tabs are not highlighted to click on. I haven't done any updates, nothing changed. It's not Yahoo, works fine in Chrome.

Asked by gjtspiep 6 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

popups

Might there be a way of telling my Firefox to autoclose a specific popup on a specific site? There are half a dozen sites I use regularly that have ones that are useless … (read more)

Might there be a way of telling my Firefox to autoclose a specific popup on a specific site? There are half a dozen sites I use regularly that have ones that are useless to me but that use a method not caught by the standard "block pop-up windows" (yes, I have it enabled). It would be such a convenience, in particular when following news links around. And to default to "accept all cookies" on popups would also be very helpful (I enable the Clear history when Firefox closes option to reduce tracking). I've read about uBlock Origin: does it allow me to start my own list and add to it when I'm on a page that has the problem? And, doesn't 'blocking' have to tell the site? autoclosing wouldn't.

Asked by johnsankey 7 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

Firefox behavior with virtual desktops in Windows 10

Hello dear Firefox experts, I have been using Firefox for years and of course I would like to continue doing so. :-) I work with Windows 10 and have learned to appreciate… (read more)

Hello dear Firefox experts,

I have been using Firefox for years and of course I would like to continue doing so. :-)

I work with Windows 10 and have learned to appreciate the virtual desktops, which can be set up via the key combination "Windows + Tab". About the desktops can then be distinguished, for example, in "Office" and "Private".

In total, I have actively set up 4 different desktops.

FF I have set up as the "default app" in the Windows settings.

Now it is the case that I have a Firefox window open in the "private desktop", for example.

But when I work in the "office desktop" and click on a URL, the office desktop automatically switches to the private desktop and opens the URL in the FF already opened there in a new tab! :-(

So I have to remember before to open a new Firefox window in the office desktop to display the desired page also on this desktop.

Unfortunately, this doesn't always work.

If I work in the meantime in another of the 4 active desktops and use Firefox there and return to the office desktop and want to open a URL there again, the desktop jumps back to where I last used the already opened FF. This is quite annoying in the long run.

That's why I ran a test today with Google Chrome and MS Edge and defined each of them as the default app for testing.

Stupidly, these two browsers work exactly as I want them to. If I have already opened one of these browsers in another desktop, the URL will still open in the current desktop and any additional URL as another tab will correctly open in the current desktop.

If I now switch to the private desktop and open a URL there, it will correctly open in a new tab in this desktop.

I hope I was able to illustrate my "problem" so far?

Now my question? How can I change the behavior in FF? This seems to be a standard of FF in contrast to both other browser programs. Disabling in the FF settings "Open links in tabs instead of new windows" seems to be only a rudimentary solution;

but then a new window is opened every time, which is also not useful.


Can something be adjusted in the "deeper" settings?

Many thanks in advance for your tips.

Best regards, Georg

[Translated with "DeepL.com"]

Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

Asked by ge.brenn 1 day ago

Last reply by TechHorse 5 hours ago

My business website not opening in mozilla. Need help?

Hey I am SEO expert. I have an client who is providing services of industrial epoxy flooring toronto . Most of his audience is on mozilla firefox but they are facing diff… (read more)

Hey I am SEO expert. I have an client who is providing services of industrial epoxy flooring toronto . Most of his audience is on mozilla firefox but they are facing difficulties in opening it on mozilla search engine while the audience on other platforms are easily using it. How we can fix this issue as we losing our potential clients?

Asked by jamesmary4950 1 month ago

Last reply by leoava4950 9 hours ago

How to kill hung download?

When I attempt to download a large file, for example this one, Firefox often: consumes my entire available Internet bandwidth, leaving other applications and devices un… (read more)

When I attempt to download a large file, for example this one, Firefox often:

  1. consumes my entire available Internet bandwidth, leaving other applications and devices unable to connect to the Internet, or even to other devices on my LAN.
  2. hangs, i.e. the download doesn't show any progress in the Firefox UI

When I attempt to cancel the download, Firefox does not react. Even if I close Firefox, the download continues to absorb the entire available network capacity. The PC (runniong Windows 10 21H2) can not be shut down normally; I can only stop the process by pressing and holding the PC's power button to effect a hard shutdown. When I restart the PC and restart Firefox, Firefox automatically attempts to resume the failed download, with the same results described above. How can I prevent Firefox from hogging all available network capacity for downloads? How can I terminate hung downloads in a more elegant manner? How can I prevent Firefox from attempting to resume failed downloads the next time I start it? I am currently using Firefox 103.0.2. AFAIK, this is also the latest version at this time.

Asked by rsbrux 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 15 hours ago

Firefox hide input form elements and buttons after I refresh page

Hello, When I open my application in Firefox, form elements dissapear, I see onlu blank page, but I have found that at the end of the <div> which displays form elem… (read more)

Hello,

When I open my application in Firefox, form elements dissapear, I see onlu blank page, but I have found that at the end of the <div> which displays form elements, I found the attribute <div *my_form_goes_here* style="visibility: hidden !important;"</div> at DOM. I wonder why this is happening and is it the fault of Mozilla or a bug on the frontend side of my application. But at the other browsers this problem do not appear. I tried to open the form in safe mode, incognito, no add-ons, tried to create a new Firefox account, tried without logging in, but none of these options gave the expected result - the tab disappears after I refresh the page. I am asking for help.

Asked by Maty 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

fake "update available" for firefox

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox" … (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox"

I have never followed this message for I've suspected fake, but it keeps appearing, and every time more and more often along the day (at the beginning it was only once per launch). This keeps occurring in spite of updating to the latest Firefox update (103.0.2) through the "About Firefox" top left menu on my Mac.

Please advise how to get rid of this annoying message. Is this a potential hack or virus attack?

MacBook Pro 15", Late 2013 on Mac Os 10.15.7 "Catalina"

Asked by raul.films 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Firefox locking up -- one, two, or up to 8 tabs open doesn't matter!

I've only been having it issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (103.0.2) will lock up (not the pc, it will keep working in other apps). It doesn't seem to matter… (read more)

I've only been having it issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (103.0.2) will lock up (not the pc, it will keep working in other apps). It doesn't seem to matter about the number of tabs open, or what sites I'm accessing. It 'seems' random, and closing Firefox and reopening it seems to work for a short while before locking up again. I'm not a tech guru so I don't know exactly what to include here, like logs, or other info. The other issue associated with this issue is, when it locks, and I restart, Firefox does not start the first time I click on it. I have to click on it again and when I do, it will start, but usually (not every time) I get an error message along with the open home page of Firefox. I have to press the (not sure what to call it) windows key and switch to the error to close it. In the past, I've always had a great experience with Firefox, but this is starting to really be annoying! Especially when I have four of five tabs open and have to do a restart. Firefox doesn't seem to realize it's had a problem so the option to re-open tabs with a restart doesn't happen. So I have to use history, which can be troublesome and confusing, to get back to the pages I was reading. I only open multiple tabs most often when I'm researching an issue and want to 'order' the tabs so I read the ones that look like they apply the most to my research topic. So it really is an annoying issue. So much so, that I have been looking to switch browsers. But I really do not like the large commercial entities not to name names, but I may have to suck it up and install the Big G's browser, the Big C! )^: (note: if you respond requesting additional information, please be kind and offer how to obtain the info! Thanks!)

Asked by Billy Bubba 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Firefox (or some other process?) keeps deleting my browsing history (Windows 11)

Recently I have noticed that my Firefox browsing keeps disappearing. In my settings, I have configured Firefox to "Remember history" (see attached screen shot). The histo… (read more)

Recently I have noticed that my Firefox browsing keeps disappearing.

In my settings, I have configured Firefox to "Remember history" (see attached screen shot).

The history for my other browsers, e.g., Chrome are *not* disappearing, only for Firefox.

I have seen solution references to index.dat files, but I have found no *relevant* index.dat files on my computer's disk drives.

What steps can I carry out to retain my Firefox history?

Thank you

Asked by dgcoffeesnob 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago