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I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back...

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last ve… (read more)

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last version was PERFECT. I could clearly see it, knew how to use it, and LOVED it and I WANT IT BACK. SIMPLY... Because I am so ignorant, the instructions I have seen so far might have been written in a foreign language. Is there a SIMPLE way to restore the OLD LOOK and feel. Keeping all the new security and other stuff is fine...although I was fine with the way it was, but I will have to find another browser if someone cannot help me fix the image back to the way it was. Please, why do they upgrade this stuff and not leave a way to keep the old look for those of us who don't want to change? If anyone can help me...I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

Asked by CelesteJak 2 days ago

Last reply by wapachoo 13 hours ago

No speaker icon after updating to 89.0 on Windows 10

After updating to 89.0 on Windows 10, I don't see a speaker icon on the tab that's currently playing audio unless I hover over the tab. In to previous releases, any tab … (read more)

After updating to 89.0 on Windows 10, I don't see a speaker icon on the tab that's currently playing audio unless I hover over the tab. In to previous releases, any tab that was playing audio had a speaker icon that showed you which tab(s) are playing.

Asked by JK 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 22 hours ago

Changes in 89.0

I have very recently upgraded to Version 89.0 (Windows 10) and I can't help but wonder why some key characteristics have been changed for the worse. The display format fo… (read more)

I have very recently upgraded to Version 89.0 (Windows 10) and I can't help but wonder why some key characteristics have been changed for the worse. The display format for the Bookmarks list is now spaced so large that my Bookmarks no longer fit on a single screen, and I can find no adjustment available to users. Also, the new tab screen no longer shows the image of the page, making the display less useful. What was broken in these features that Mozilla found a need to "fix" them? Is there anything a user can do to "undo" these changes?

Asked by bflood47 1 week ago

Last reply by HastyRA 2 days ago

89.0 (64-bit)

The 89.0 (64-bit) update to Firefox is a joke! When are fixes coming or is there any way for me to return to the previous edition. I cannot get used to this charade. … (read more)

The 89.0 (64-bit) update to Firefox is a joke! When are fixes coming or is there any way for me to return to the previous edition. I cannot get used to this charade.

I think that Firefox is by far the most superior browser and this update is just so not Firefox. It hurts. It hurts really bad!

Windows 10

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Asked by c13563 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

reverting to a previous version

to keep things short im trying o find a way to revert to before the most recent update (89.0), the new layout and organization changes are more or less causing no end of … (read more)

to keep things short im trying o find a way to revert to before the most recent update (89.0), the new layout and organization changes are more or less causing no end of issues for me both in function and causing my anxiety issues to spike from everything being unfamiliar and i need to find a way to revert.

Asked by rook999 1 week ago

Last reply by andyfallows 3 days ago

Recent change to look

Firefox recently changed the look. Now folders look hollow - if that makes any sense. It's annoying and hard on my old eyes. Can anyone tell me how to get the old look b… (read more)

Firefox recently changed the look. Now folders look hollow - if that makes any sense.

It's annoying and hard on my old eyes. Can anyone tell me how to get the old look back?

Asked by bmaschi 4 days ago

Last reply by junxian5407 3 days ago

What a mess after some firefox update

Everything was running JUST FINE before i turned on my laptop to find things had changed without my permission. Im just a basic man, not an I.T SPECIALIST. I just want to… (read more)

Everything was running JUST FINE before i turned on my laptop to find things had changed without my permission. Im just a basic man, not an I.T SPECIALIST. I just want to get on the net, thats it! Is that too much to ask seeing that with free will we chose Firefox, but its no better than any Microsoft crap. Takes hours to correct, if at all what these fools do to my routine online after their stupid updates. These fools must expect that everyone is a qualified proffessional who has plenty of time to fix this update mess. Its not the case FYI Firefox staff. And this stuff has been going on for years too and looks set to never end. Why cant my home page remain the same because guess what, it WAS working great until this so called update. What a mess.Firefox have caused me.

How the hell do i get my ORIGINAL, UNALTERED HOME PAGE BACK? Home tab disapeared as well which is common i see and has been going on for years now without an end in sight.. We seem to be the ones wiping Firefoxs arses, like little babies.

JUST SOME FRIENDLY INTELLIGENT ADVICE. HOW ABOUT DOING UPDATES WITHOUT TURNING EVERYTHING UPSIDE DOWN. Probably too much common sense for people today. Best thing is to just keep this internet to a minimum or you will be tearing youre out regularly.

Thanks Firefox for wasting my time on numerous occasions. Im very grateful for your expertise.

Asked by ppimms09 3 days ago

Last reply by orange 3 days ago

Latest version adds extra space bookmarks and adds weather to task bar

The latest version adds space between bookmarks making my Bookmark Toolbar overflow down the right side way too large. Is there someway to make Bookmarks space like befor… (read more)

The latest version adds space between bookmarks making my Bookmark Toolbar overflow down the right side way too large. Is there someway to make Bookmarks space like before?

I now have a weather report on my often overcrowded task bar. How do i make it go away?

Jay

Asked by blondnblue54 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

address bar

I don't want my address bar used as my search bar. I want to go back to using my google search bar. The address bar doesn't recognize if I have searched for something b… (read more)

I don't want my address bar used as my search bar. I want to go back to using my google search bar. The address bar doesn't recognize if I have searched for something before like the google bar always did. I HATE THIS FEATURE AND WANT TO BE RID OF IT!

Asked by ebony71 3 days ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 3 days ago

Everyone hates the look of the update. Why don't updates come with a theme option like the current look?

REGARDING THE APPEARANCE OF FIREFOX GUI AFTER AN UPDATE TO THE NEW RELEASE Everyone hates the look of the update to 89. We don't seem to have any way to make it look NOR… (read more)

REGARDING THE APPEARANCE OF FIREFOX GUI AFTER AN UPDATE TO THE NEW RELEASE

Everyone hates the look of the update to 89. We don't seem to have any way to make it look NORMAL again.

Why don't updates come with a working theme option that emulates the previous release?

I have read dozens of complaints and zero simple solutions. ZERO.

I want a simple solution but downgrading to 88 forever is not the simple solution.

I have been using Firefox for a long time. I have promoted it to thousands. If I can't find a suitable solution here soon then I will start using a browser that functions adequately for me. In general, if current development is indifferent to a disruptive visual change to the way that I can view my screen then I no longer intend to use or promote Firefox any longer.

This is a serious and an unacceptable problem for many so think twice before you respond to this if you expect our loyalty.

We ask for an "idiot-proof" solution.

Asked by Bob Who 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Bookmark menu

Is there anyway to restore the format (compactness) of the Bookmark Menus without setting the Automatic Updates to not automatically update and then downloading the 88.0.… (read more)

Is there anyway to restore the format (compactness) of the Bookmark Menus without setting the Automatic Updates to not automatically update and then downloading the 88.0.1 version? I hate to not have the Automatic Updates, for obvious reasons, but don't want to use the double space of the Bookmarks even more.

Asked by mnt1cabin 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Revert to previous version of Firefox - or jump ship to Chrome or Edge?!?

I really dislike the new version of Firefox - as with everything these days, it seems to be tablet/phone-oriented whilst I continue to be a PC dinosaur. For example, some… (read more)

I really dislike the new version of Firefox - as with everything these days, it seems to be tablet/phone-oriented whilst I continue to be a PC dinosaur.

For example, some websites are now showing up with hefty vertical borders ... and particularly annoying for me is the leading (i.e. vertical spacing) on the dropdowns, especially Bookmarks which I use frequently. The fact that it's so much 'spacier' means that I have a lot more scrolling down to do!

I've stuck with Firefox through thick and thin over many years now, but if there isn't some way to change this - or revert (permanently - i.e. not to be thrown into the air again at the next update) - I'll be seriously thinking of jumping ship to the evil Chrome or Edge.

Any advice welcome!

Asked by jjlothin 1 week ago

Last reply by ms061406 3 days ago

How do I get the old Firefox Back

I have spent an hour of my work day trying to fix what you broke!!!!! I don't have time for this crap!!!! I am not a programmer. I don't want to have to manually change… (read more)

I have spent an hour of my work day trying to fix what you broke!!!!! I don't have time for this crap!!!!

  • I am not a programmer. I don't want to have to manually change code.
  • I want to run my business. Not fiddle with changed browser settings

Appearances didn't need to change. Where are the Tab borders. Tabs were contrasted against the menu bar. There were 3 dots in the address bar for a pull down that included Screenshots and Print Preview. ALL THIS IS GONE!!!!!!! WHY????? Fix it or do I need to find another browser?

I would add a screen shot but I CAN'T you took that ways too!!!!

Asked by American Gun Works 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Unknown locations in Sync

I have two laptops and a mobile phone that are connected to Firefox and have sync operating. One the laptops shows a location of Wrexham which is approximately correct. … (read more)

I have two laptops and a mobile phone that are connected to Firefox and have sync operating. One the laptops shows a location of Wrexham which is approximately correct. The other shows a location of Boardman, OR, United States, a place some 6000 miles away and of which I have never heard. Googling the location gives me no useful information, other than it is a small town with no special characteristics. A screenshot of part of the Firefox Accounts page illustrates what the situation is.

The laptop stated as in Boardman has a location set within Windows. That is not Wrexhan but is only a few miles from there.

I have used iplocation.net which gives me the location of my ISP, in England.

I sometimes use a VPN (for work) and when being used iplocation.net gives a different English location which I think is the locaton of the ISP for my Employer.

I am unsure what is going on here nor do I know what implications there are for my security. I do not seem to be able to fix this.

Can anyone help, please?

Asked by nyaliman 4 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 days ago

I don't like the new tabs in the 89 update

I'm really not liking the new look of the tabs in the 89 update to the point where I'm about ready to find a new browser. Is there a way to revert to the previous look? … (read more)

I'm really not liking the new look of the tabs in the 89 update to the point where I'm about ready to find a new browser. Is there a way to revert to the previous look?

Asked by littleandkirk 6 days ago

Last reply by LEE 4 days ago

How do I change the colorscheme back to the original?

How do I change my color scheme back to the original? Firefox upgraded my system (June 5, 2021) and the new color scheme is terrible. I want what I had yesterday. "To… (read more)

How do I change my color scheme back to the original? Firefox upgraded my system (June 5, 2021) and the new color scheme is terrible. I want what I had yesterday. "Tools-Addons-Appearance- default setting" is an old instruction and path, and is not applicable in this version.

Asked by karenlwalker 1 week ago

Last reply by bryan13 4 days ago