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PIP button

After the last update, the PIP overlay button is different and larger because it contains the message "Watch in Picture in Picture" and when hovering the mouse on it make… (read more)

After the last update, the PIP overlay button is different and larger because it contains the message "Watch in Picture in Picture" and when hovering the mouse on it makes it bigger because a second more detailed message appears below the first one.

I would like to make the PIP overlay button as small as it was before with no text at all. What do I have to do in order to obtain this effect?

Asked by notSoYoung 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Inappropriate sharing of tabs between personal and work computers

I have two computers, one for personal use and one for business. Somehow the tabs between the two computers are being shared and I cannot disable it. Both browsers are si… (read more)

I have two computers, one for personal use and one for business. Somehow the tabs between the two computers are being shared and I cannot disable it. Both browsers are signed into different Firefox accounts, Sync is turned off on both, and there are no connected devices. Yet despite that, when I go to one computer, it pops up a Firefox icon (see attached) in the taskbar that lets me open the tab open on the other computer. This is incredibly frustrating and Firefox should not automatically share this information, and should not make it so difficult to disable.

Asked by ericrlazear 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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white bar around browser

i'm adding two question links that have had the same problem as me. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1301702 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/129518… (read more)

i'm adding two question links that have had the same problem as me. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1301702 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1295187 my screen basically is being bordered by white bars and ive reinstalled and uninstalled firefox and done everything and both of the answers to these questions are unclear for me or don't work and i still dont know how to fix my problem. here's a screenshot of my browser too so you can see what I mean. please help!!!

Asked by SLEEPY 1 year ago

Answered by SLEEPY 1 year ago

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Firefox is being updated by another instance

Hello, i facing the problem that firefox goes to infinite update that never end. This consumes my CPU a lot higher that usual (even often reach 100%). I'm tired of this p… (read more)

Hello, i facing the problem that firefox goes to infinite update that never end. This consumes my CPU a lot higher that usual (even often reach 100%). I'm tired of this problem that i many time reinstall and refresh(reset) the firefox

Asked by MRA 1 year ago

Answered by MRA 1 year ago

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All my Bookmarks disappeared overnight?

Today, when I had turned on my pc, apparently Firefox had updated (?) my browser and ALL of my bookmarks are gone!?? I had copied my bookmarks from my other pc that had… (read more)

Today, when I had turned on my pc, apparently Firefox had updated (?) my browser and ALL of my bookmarks are gone!?? I had copied my bookmarks from my other pc that had Windows 7 onto my new pc that has Windows 11 several months ago and haven't had any issues (with the bookmarks) - until today. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by individjewel 1 year ago

Answered by Infinity__ 1 year ago

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video playback fails

Video playback fails to load. When accessing videos from Crunchyroll on a Macbook pro running Monterey2.3.1 (21E258) from Firefox 98.0.2 (64-bit), I see a spinning animat… (read more)

Video playback fails to load. When accessing videos from Crunchyroll on a Macbook pro running Monterey2.3.1 (21E258) from Firefox 98.0.2 (64-bit), I see a spinning animation that never stops. I can access the same content from Crunchyroll by using Firefox from my iPhone without issue. I can view other streaming content like YouTube and Netflix without error. Is there a setting or other fix that I can employ to make this work? I have previously used a workaround with an extension that emulates a mobile environment. Unfortunately this no longer works. TIA for your help.

Eric Kirkpatrick

Asked by ekirkpatrick 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Black pixels on screen?

So for the past few days I've had this issue where I get these black boxes all over my browsing window that won't go away and make using the browser very difficult. I've … (read more)

So for the past few days I've had this issue where I get these black boxes all over my browsing window that won't go away and make using the browser very difficult. I've tried other browsers and have not had a problem, it's only firefox. I've done all of the technical things I can think of (clearing cache, resetting the browser, restarting my computer, completely uninstalling firefox and all data on my computer and then reinstalling) and nothing has worked. I can get the browser to run fine in troubleshoot mode but I'm unsure of what to do next to fix it. I've included a picture of the issue.

Asked by mayakw2 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Cannot access one of my online bank accounts using Firefox.

Starting today, I cannot access my online bank account at Wells Fargo using Firefox (yesterday, I could). I can access this account using another browser and I can still … (read more)

Starting today, I cannot access my online bank account at Wells Fargo using Firefox (yesterday, I could). I can access this account using another browser and I can still access another online bank account using Firefox. I tried clearing the cookies cache, but no joy there. TIA for any help on this matter.

Asked by Jon 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Private browsing

Which extensions should not be in private windows? I understand that Private Windows has info that I want protected therefore, what extension should not be allowed in pri… (read more)

Which extensions should not be in private windows? I understand that Private Windows has info that I want protected therefore, what extension should not be allowed in private windows?

Asked by Clement 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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I want to have a default download location with the ability to select an alternate location on any download

I want to have a default download location with the ability to select an alternate location on any download, not to have the last download location remembered as the curr… (read more)

I want to have a default download location with the ability to select an alternate location on any download, not to have the last download location remembered as the current save to location.

I have a primary folder to which I want to have the majority of my downloads go to, but on some occasions, I want a download to go to some other location. The current settings "Save files to" and "Always ask you where to save files" do not enable this capability.

Others have asked for this ability too.

Asked by bruce.briggs 1 year ago

Last reply by bruce.briggs 1 year ago

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Belgian eID don't work with FF 98.0.2 !!!

Hello, From the version 89... we have a non solutioned problem with Firefox... In Belgium, we use a "electronic Identification card" to access differents officials web s… (read more)

Hello,

From the version 89... we have a non solutioned problem with Firefox... In Belgium, we use a "electronic Identification card" to access differents officials web site. but with Firefox I (We!!!) have a problem... the identification process loop with a message "Please insert the smart card" ??? After I receive the message: "Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to certif.iamfas.belgium.be. A PKCS #11 module returned CKR_GENERAL_ERROR, indicating that an unrecoverable error has occurred.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_PKCS11_GENERAL_ERROR"

I restart, I reinstall FF, I reinstall the eID software... no way!!! But it's work fine with Chrome, Edge,... Why not with Firefox 98.0.2 ?!? It's very important to find a solution for the belgian users, without this support, the users go to Chrome, Edge,... Have a nice day, Philippe

Asked by philippe.smets 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox not displaying ® correctly on specific website

For some reason Firefox is not showing the registered trademark ® correctly on my website. It is coded correctly and shows as ® when i perform my HTML editing. But when I… (read more)

For some reason Firefox is not showing the registered trademark ® correctly on my website. It is coded correctly and shows as ® when i perform my HTML editing. But when I look at it as a customer using Firefox it changes to Ž but only in certain parts of the webpage. It does display properly on all other browsers though (Chrome, Edge, Opera, Safari, Explorer) Firefox seems to be the only browser not displaying it properly. See screen shots below I used Opera as an example. I'm not sure if this is a Firefox problem or something that I can fix. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

Asked by remo0032 1 year ago

Answered by remo0032 1 year ago

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Firefox just wont /do/ anything unless it's in windows 8 compatibility mode

Hey gang! For some reason firefox will not do anything at all unless I run it in windows 8 compatibility mode. I'm on windows 10. If I open the app it won't search anythi… (read more)

Hey gang! For some reason firefox will not do anything at all unless I run it in windows 8 compatibility mode. I'm on windows 10. If I open the app it won't search anything, show any webpages, etc - but the search bar still works, it'll show me suggested sites and what have you. I can also access the settings page. Aside from that, zilch. I've done a full fresh install and it didn't fix anything. Has anybody had this before? Thanks!

Asked by vmoskven 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Option to use Gmail for mailto: links has suddenly vanished from Settings

Just now, I tried to use "Email Link..." under the File Menu and got a pop-up asking me to "Choose an application to open the mailto link." I have seen this before, seve… (read more)

Just now, I tried to use "Email Link..." under the File Menu and got a pop-up asking me to "Choose an application to open the mailto link." I have seen this before, several times, usually after updating Firefox, IIRC.

This time, however, Gmail is not presented as an option, in this pop-up. Clicking "Choose..." just opens up a Windows Explorer file-picker window.

I tried to fix this in Tools > Settings, under General > Applications. There, "mailto" just shows "Use other..." and if I click that, the "Select Helper Application" pop-up window is basically blank, with a message at the bottom saying "No applications were found for this file type."

See attached images.

I am running v98.0.2 on Win 10 Pro.

Asked by bjkeefe 1 year ago

Answered by bjkeefe 1 year ago