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How to stop getting Yahoo search results and Default Search engine in Firefox preferences

I delete Default Browser and all other search engines except Google. I then get Google search results for a bit but then later on I start getting a Yahoo panel at top of … (read more)

I delete Default Browser and all other search engines except Google. I then get Google search results for a bit but then later on I start getting a Yahoo panel at top of browser page. Go into Preferences and it shows under Search Engines a Browser Default. Can't get Firefox to stop going back to Browser Default which seems to be Yahoo. Any help appreciated. Thank you

Asked by normharris3 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Using FF 72.0.2 , osx, can't play youtube or invidio videos. Recent problem. Settings help please...

Yesterday, youtube quit working in Firefox. I updated to 72.0.2 several days ago and it was working fine. Invidio links also won't play. Nor will YT embedded vids on Dia… (read more)

Yesterday, youtube quit working in Firefox. I updated to 72.0.2 several days ago and it was working fine. Invidio links also won't play. Nor will YT embedded vids on Diaspora. Plays fine testing with Safari. I think my privacy settings are causing this problem, but I don't know which one(s) to change. Ant Ideas ?

Asked by dementius 1 year ago

Last reply by crankygoat 1 year ago

How to repair or re-create missing profiles.ini and installs.ini files ?

On another user's account, cannot go back to earlier FF version, profile files missing. Cannot start _any_ revision, old or current (using OSX Sierra on that user & d… (read more)

On another user's account, cannot go back to earlier FF version, profile files missing. Cannot start _any_ revision, old or current (using OSX Sierra on that user & different FF versions - the shared data you see her is NOT the same ) details here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1356226

I don't see the profiles.ini and installs.ini files within the Profiles folder. I see the general format from looking at good ones in my own Profile.

Don't understand why some are "locked."

How do I re-create them using the existing Profile names, and how do I denote which to startup using (the default folder?) Can't find any Help files to explain.

This is driving me mad, we are using the same physical computer because mine broke, so I start it up off an external drive containing my drive, then I have to shut down & restart on the internal drive to work on it, but then I don't have access to my saved files or to post on the forum.

Asked by FireFoxSucks 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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too little space for URL / addressbar - need vertical left/right add-on bar to place extension icons

While browsing, the URL is essential. I often need to drag / copy this URL to another application. Most of the time there simply is NO room at all to even grab the URL. … (read more)

While browsing, the URL is essential. I often need to drag / copy this URL to another application. Most of the time there simply is NO room at all to even grab the URL. So we need to enlarge the browser window in order to enlarge the toolbar.

Does any add on or extension exist that adds an additional left, right or bottom 'bar' where we can place extension icons / controls? So as to maximize room for the addressbar? With bigger and bigger monitors available it is just plain ridiculous to not be able to use this space.

Asked by ipanini 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to find the folder containing a bookmark

I can easily find a bookmark by searching in the Library "All bookmarks" window. However, I cannot figure out how to see folder that contains that bookmark. In Safari the… (read more)

I can easily find a bookmark by searching in the Library "All bookmarks" window. However, I cannot figure out how to see folder that contains that bookmark. In Safari there an optional column for folder and you can then right-click and get an option to open the folder.

Is there a way to do this in Firefox?

-louie

Asked by Louie S 2 years ago

Last reply by eberger5 1 year ago

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Firefox can no longer play Netflix movies

Firefox can no longer play Netflix movies. Firefox loads the Netflix site. Firefox attempts to play the movie. Then, Firefox can't play the movie. Netflix says "Your brow… (read more)

Firefox can no longer play Netflix movies. Firefox loads the Netflix site. Firefox attempts to play the movie. Then, Firefox can't play the movie. Netflix says "Your browser is no longer supported." This happens every time there is a Firefox update! Do you guys not test your products in development before release? Please fix your product. I tried all your 'help' items.

Asked by 808state 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Office 365 cookie issue

I have configured FF to block all cookies under "Browser Privacy" the custom setting allows "Choose which trackers and scripts to block. and I selected "all cookies". Kno… (read more)

I have configured FF to block all cookies under "Browser Privacy" the custom setting allows "Choose which trackers and scripts to block. and I selected "all cookies". Knowing that all cookies will be blocked I logged into office 365 and allowed manually cookies through "view page info" I then selected "set cookies" to allow expecting full access to office 365 mail, but this did not occur. What happened is I logged into office 365 and could see the icons and my login name but could not read the mail.

Office 365 gave the message "we couldn't sign you in please try again" yet I could see my log in name and the office 365 icons for mail, calendar etc.. just not the actual data. If I allow cookies in Browser privacy (which i take it allows cookies always) it woks.

I bring this up because it seems like something is missing in cookies that is not represented in FF.What is the difference between browser privacy cookies and allowing it through view page permissions? Can anyone offer an explanation?

Asked by Mace2 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 12 months ago

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Spell checker not working

Hi Guys and Girls, For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working. I have a new MacBook Pro and set… (read more)

Hi Guys and Girls,

For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working.

I have a new MacBook Pro and setup Firfox by installing it and siging in to sync.

The spell checker does not underline the words as I type here or in Google or WhatsApp Web.

Also when I right click no language opion appears.

I does work in Gmail for some weird reason.

After follwing a suggestion of installing an add-on dictionary and resarting Firefox, no change came about.

See attached for more...

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by schalas 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Fonts replaced with question marks in boxes

This problem is not new. Every time I've gotten fed up with Chrome and have fled to Firefox I've had this problem... I'm talking years! Screenshots are attached. If I ju… (read more)

This problem is not new. Every time I've gotten fed up with Chrome and have fled to Firefox I've had this problem... I'm talking years! Screenshots are attached.

If I just open Gmail, fonts display correctly in my inbox. If I click on an email to open a website, or type something into a Google search, I get what's attached. I have none of these problems using Chrome, Safari, or doing a Yahoo search.

I don't know if it's a font conflict? I've cleared the cache and cookies and restarted. I've opened Firefox in Safe Mode... the issue persists. Our Mac Book Pro laptop using Firefox as the browser also does not have any issues.

I hope someone has some experience with this so I can FINALLY fix this. Thanks to anyone who can help!

Asked by vickifeldman 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Restore "one tab" data lost during refresh

My Firefox Developer edition was running really slow so I did a refresh not knowing all my extensions would be deleted. I use "One Tab" extension has A TON of links I nee… (read more)

My Firefox Developer edition was running really slow so I did a refresh not knowing all my extensions would be deleted. I use "One Tab" extension has A TON of links I need to restore. I do have the folder "old firefox data" folder and see something was saved for that extension. How do I restore that file and all my data?

Asked by patrice.tvnewsgal 2 years ago

Last reply by paul 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes

Hello! My Firefox tabs crash constantly since I got a new computer. I have tried all the suggestions I can find in the forums. I did try downloading Firefox for enterpris… (read more)

Hello! My Firefox tabs crash constantly since I got a new computer. I have tried all the suggestions I can find in the forums. I did try downloading Firefox for enterprise but I could not figure out how to get it up and running, it seemingly installed, but Firefox seems to be the same. My new (to me) computer is a MacBook Pro 13" mid 2012 if that has anything to do with it. I have Parallels installed on my computer for the first time, if that might have anything to do with it. I have not had the problem with Firefox crashing within the Virtual Machine, though. Here is the latest submitted crash report: bp-f70bd533-3d22-4cd6-9f39-498920200121 Thank you for any insights and help!

Asked by hbschofield 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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problem about receiving 6 figures authentication code by email

hi there! I need some assistance regarding my Mozilla x Firefox account. I’m supposed to receive a code by e-mail but the servers have been de activated in 2019. Is there… (read more)

hi there! I need some assistance regarding my Mozilla x Firefox account. I’m supposed to receive a code by e-mail but the servers have been de activated in 2019. Is there another way to go through this process?

Asked by elnoichi 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Trouble with Bookmarks

Ever since I deleted my history, Bookmarks will not allow me to bookmark a page. When I click "Bookmark this page," nothing happens. The Star in the address bar is not hi… (read more)

Ever since I deleted my history, Bookmarks will not allow me to bookmark a page. When I click "Bookmark this page," nothing happens. The Star in the address bar is not highlighted and when I click it, it doesn't respond. When I checked my Preferences, everything is setup correctly. I don't know how long this has been happening, but I noticed it the other day. I have refreshed Firefox, and it didn't help. I have the newest version of Firefox. I only mention the deleting history in the beginning of the post for context. Thanks.

Asked by phillip.zonkel 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar

How can I put bookmarks in the toolbar at the top where it used to be? When I bookmark to the toolbar I can omly find them by clicking Bookmarks and clicking on toolbar i… (read more)

How can I put bookmarks in the toolbar at the top where it used to be? When I bookmark to the toolbar I can omly find them by clicking Bookmarks and clicking on toolbar in the drop down.

Asked by marti1owl 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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What are the best ways to copy existing settings to a new profile?

Hi, I've encountered my fair share of bugs. I'm also disabled, so I need a lot of safety and accessibility fixes to use any browser. Debugging advice often involves ""saf… (read more)

Hi,

I've encountered my fair share of bugs. I'm also disabled, so I need a lot of safety and accessibility fixes to use any browser.

Debugging advice often involves ""safe" mode," which disables some safety and accessibility tools, or "refresh Firefox," or otherwise using new profiles, which require me to set up the safety and accessibility tools before I can do anything. (For example, by default Firefox uses blinking cursors, autoscroll, and smooth scrolling, all of which trigger my migraines.)

In the past I've sometimes copied specific items, or cleared out a new profile folder and copied everything from an already-set-up profile folder.

Are there better or worse ways to copy bookmarks, saved passwords, about:config settings, user css, add-ons, and add-on settings?

(The previous time I asked this, I somehow got diverted to the wrong forum.)

Asked by MarjaE 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes regularly for different reasons

Hi, my firefox started to crash regularly for a few months. I have seen it crash while on idle, while changing tabs, while opening ne tabs... i.e. no repetable pattern. M… (read more)

Hi, my firefox started to crash regularly for a few months. I have seen it crash while on idle, while changing tabs, while opening ne tabs... i.e. no repetable pattern. Morever, I couldn't figure out the reason since all the crash reports turned different reasons for each crush. It has now become hourly crashes which really started to affect my workflow. Could you please help?

Latest crush reports: Report ID Date Submitted bp-4c03cc23-f6bf-4abd-a5b0-3a1ff0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-74dbd9b4-40b9-47b5-9387-f6d8e0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-d1cbf208-6c0d-44f1-95f2-a8aec0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-813c83c1-c29a-4103-84b5-5e68d0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-29f78130-e294-4fcd-8720-5b8010200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-2e6980b2-b53e-473a-b9e3-9e1ee0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-363a7969-8b98-43ea-a26b-f32350200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-df78d49e-6209-4a7e-96c9-533e90200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-4d388808-7043-440e-b7a3-d29b60200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-aa3c3296-6b5d-4300-a441-4a6890200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-007af789-587d-45df-87f8-da78c0200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-0f5a3710-3098-4d73-ace8-c1df10200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-fc10b542-d37d-4ca9-8a54-0acf50200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-2eb3fafe-370e-4145-bda4-acc120200702 02/07/2020, 10:30

Asked by u.yilmaz91 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago