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‘Firefox has been my browser for over 10 years,BUT I still get msg."make Firefox your default browser. HELP

‘Firefox has been my browser for over 10 years,BUT I still get msg."make Firefox your default browser. HELP. Please. I have tried every way that I could find to try and s… (read more)

‘Firefox has been my browser for over 10 years,BUT I still get msg."make Firefox your default browser. HELP. Please.

I have tried every way that I could find to try and stop these meg.'s as when I go to "Customize" etc. it shows that Firefox is my

default browser.

Thanks,

A.W.

Asked by Nix 10 hours ago

Answered by TerryN21 33 minutes ago

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Weird Screen font appearance problem

This is a weird one. I would appreciate help. Please read carefully before responding....I am not a newb Connected my new XPS laptop for the first time to my monitor. E… (read more)

This is a weird one. I would appreciate help. Please read carefully before responding....I am not a newb

Connected my new XPS laptop for the first time to my monitor. Everything looks fine (Windows 10, Chrome, other programs) EXCEPT for Firefox. In Firefox, all the text looks grainy, obviously not right. I disabled all my extensions, REFRESHED/RESET the browser, with no improvement.

But when I opened Firefox's troubleshooting mode, the browser immediately improved, became crystal clear. Also, when I took a screenshot to post here, the screenshot of the text appeared crystal clear as well. So it's definitely not the monitor.

Again, I've refreshed Firefox, and turned off all my extensions. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Still seeing grainy text. Troubleshoot mode says it turns off "extensions, themes, and custom settings" --what else does it turn off?

Any suggestions welcome.

Thanks, s.

Asked by SLG 8 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 hours ago

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"View Image"

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a fea… (read more)

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a feature for no reason. I don't want my images in a new tab all the time, sometimes I don't need the current tab. I'm just dumbfounded

Asked by alenthas 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Matt Winegardner 10 hours ago

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Bordered window showing mostly on mouse over on mostly sites

I have attached screenshot for your reference sometimes black border sometimes white create problem. Kindly assist me to resolve this issue. Thanks & Regards, Kamal … (read more)

I have attached screenshot for your reference sometimes black border sometimes white create problem.

Kindly assist me to resolve this issue.

Thanks & Regards, Kamal

Asked by Kamal Oberoi 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

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Bookmarks and extensions disappeared after speeding up firefox

I recently clicked on a pop up to speed up firefox and now my bookmarks and extensions are missing. I can't seem to import the back up as well. What can I do to bring bac… (read more)

I recently clicked on a pop up to speed up firefox and now my bookmarks and extensions are missing. I can't seem to import the back up as well. What can I do to bring back my bookmarks? I have important journals bookmarked for my research.

Asked by gal_withmusic 17 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 13 hours ago

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Firefox stuck in a corrupted state, opens but nothing else works

For a couple of days I cannot get Firefox to run normally again. It is stuck in a weird looking state as showed in the screencap attached. It opens and I can click on som… (read more)

For a couple of days I cannot get Firefox to run normally again. It is stuck in a weird looking state as showed in the screencap attached. It opens and I can click on some buttons from the interface but I cannot close it or enter settings, cannot browse or anything, it opens but its functionality is completely broken... I suspect this is following a recent windows update but I'm not sure...

Tried starting it in safe mode and refreshing the browser but it did not work. about:config does not work. I can type in the address bar but when I hit enter nothing happens.

Any suggestions of how could this be fixed without reinstalling it?

Thanks.

Asked by contact490 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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YouTube not working properly on Firefox

Been having this issue for the last few weeks where Firefox just won't load YouTube properly. In particular, livestreams won't play, chat always show as "disconnected fro… (read more)

Been having this issue for the last few weeks where Firefox just won't load YouTube properly. In particular, livestreams won't play, chat always show as "disconnected from chat" and I can't even access the profile menu (clicking on my profile pic on the top left just shows a loading icon forever).

Tried the following without any luck: 1. Safemode 2. Clearing all cache 3. Refresh firefox (When I first did a refresh, it started working again, then I went to sleep and the next morning the same problem is back again)

Any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by Nekonron 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error: ===== Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connecti… (read more)

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error:

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Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to webmail.plus.net. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.
=======

I have reported the problem to Plusnet but they say 'not our problem'. Their reason being that the problem does not occur using Google Chrome.

Can you help please?

Asked by scm999 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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unable to use more than 1 tab at a time,

In Firefox, when I need to use more than 1 tab at a time - for example filling in an official form, when I have to go to my email to retrieve a code sent, when I go back … (read more)

In Firefox, when I need to use more than 1 tab at a time - for example filling in an official form, when I have to go to my email to retrieve a code sent, when I go back to find the original form I was working on, it has closed or gone. It is proving impossible for me to fillout out forms on offcial sites or for some services becsue when I leave to go to my email, I have to restart the form filling from the start?!! I would be grateful for an VERY easy to follow, jargon free (assume I am very simple - it's OK, I do not mind) solution. becasue i am unable to work when the site i am working on closes everytime I have to go somewhere elase for info.

Asked by YD 2 days ago

Answered by hongyy 18 hours ago

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re unable to keep and work with more than 1 tab open at a time

Nnother issue is, if more than one tab is open, can I just click backwards and forwards onto different sites/pieces of work? I used to be able to do this in Google, but i… (read more)

Nnother issue is, if more than one tab is open, can I just click backwards and forwards onto different sites/pieces of work? I used to be able to do this in Google, but in Firefox it has proved impossible. If more than one tab is open, where would the other tabs be? On top, or at the bottom of the screen?

Asked by YD 2 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 18 hours ago

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malware not in add-ons

Note': Such problems do exist when all add-ons disabled and in safe mode Firefox (by "refresh firefox" option). When Firefox is started, an advertising window would oc… (read more)

Note': Such problems do exist when all add-ons disabled and in safe mode Firefox (by "refresh firefox" option).

When Firefox is started, an advertising window would occur. The hijacked address: https://winxuan[.]jd[.]com/?cu=true&utm_source=kong&utm_medium=tuiguang&utm_campaign=t_1000623798_&utm_term=19dca519301545a6b711007896b3b333 hijacked address

Also, Ctrl + Shift + N was hijacked to the same window.

The window is strange: When I click the "+" button to open a new tab, the new tab directly opens in the previous window.

Perhaps something in Firefox itself was maliciously modified, I guess.

I am using 88.0.1 (64-bit) version Firefox on Win10.

Asked by kakakali 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 21 hours ago

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Add-ins not appearing

I'm using Firefox Add88.01 on a Windows 7 desktop, and although Add-ins appear in the Settings section, they are not visible above the Toolbar, which I have displayed. … (read more)

I'm using Firefox Add88.01 on a Windows 7 desktop, and although Add-ins appear in the Settings section, they are not visible above the Toolbar, which I have displayed.

Asked by SkagitDoug 1 day ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

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Issues viewing local .DOCX

I got an email with a .docx attachment, and when clicked attachment I can view in FF. Downloaded, and clicking file and open in FF ends in endless loop asking to open, if… (read more)

I got an email with a .docx attachment, and when clicked attachment I can view in FF.

Downloaded, and clicking file and open in FF ends in endless loop asking to open, if FF selected. Seems like mime type not being detected and processed from FF directly but does from webmail.

Same action with a PDF, image files works great.

Asked by mikwei 1 day ago

Answered by mikwei 23 hours ago

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Problem with Firefox in combination with email software

Within the last week, I have been unable to view posted images sent to me from apparently only the USPS website. Images embedded or attached to other emails have not bee… (read more)

Within the last week, I have been unable to view posted images sent to me from apparently only the USPS website. Images embedded or attached to other emails have not been a problem. I use Yahoo (AT&T) as the mail service. This issue does not exist with other browsers used - Google, Edge or Opera. It appears to be only this particular combination of browser, email client and website. I have done all of the suggested tasks including re-installing Firefox. Apparently both Firefox and the USPS updated portions of their software in the last week or so. Also note that I am not tech savvy. Thanks.

Asked by decrepit 1 day ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

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FF profile choice problem on Linux Mint with Claws email

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles hav… (read more)

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles have the same syntax; I checked the files. Neither one is set to be the dominant one. Typically, I don't use more than one at a time.

I also use Claws mail. Whenever I get any mail with a link I want to check out, I just used to click on that link and it opened in a new tab in the FF browser profile that was currently open. Similarly, whenever I wanted to see the HTML version of a mail, I right-clicked on the html-icon and chose open. Again, it picked the open browser.

Now, though, whenever I pick either one of those options above, I get the "Choose User Profile" box. If I pick the profile that is currently open, I get an error telling me that it's already running.

Since I mostly read email when I use the no-work FF profile, I tried to add "firefox -P NotWork -no-remote --class NotWorkProfile" but that also resulted in the choose user profile box to open.

My current work-around is to copy the link and open it in a new tab, or pull the whole mail into the tab to see the HTML version. Quite annoying.

Is there any way to get it to ignore all other profiles but the currently open one? Thank you for anyone who has an idea. Let me know if there's anything else I may add to explain the situation.

[My apologies if this isn't the right forum; I'm also attempting to ask this question in the Linux Mint and Claws forums, if those exist.]

Asked by addicted2h 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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HTML file formatting is messed up

It looks perfectly fine in Edge and Chrome. The file is here: https://app.box.com/s/e3chmmwqt9jx88q7bkowikdhqx12nd2j I have included the rendering screen shots for all th… (read more)

It looks perfectly fine in Edge and Chrome. The file is here: https://app.box.com/s/e3chmmwqt9jx88q7bkowikdhqx12nd2j I have included the rendering screen shots for all three browsers. Thanks.

Asked by thalaharate 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Fifox don't delete cookiz

Dear All, Today, i have 1.4mo of cookiz. when i go to option page of fifox : button "delete cookiz" don't delete cookiz. and the button "manage cookiz" know nothing about… (read more)

Dear All, Today, i have 1.4mo of cookiz. when i go to option page of fifox : button "delete cookiz" don't delete cookiz. and the button "manage cookiz" know nothing about cookiz or exeption.

i am under win7pro, and i have the same problem under win10pro.

with lasts versions, i have this problem ; i have not last years.

and few years ago, i had same dificulty, but solved with great next version.

what is this crumble ?

May FireFox save souls of ours computer ! Kiss

Asked by yves.tanguy 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago