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safe search

Hello to all members of Firefox team. In the place we live, the ISPs all turned on safe search mode for users without their satisfaction. All we can do is turn that off. … (read more)

Hello to all members of Firefox team. In the place we live, the ISPs all turned on safe search mode for users without their satisfaction. All we can do is turn that off. But in the Firefox we can't do that. Please let us know how to turn it off with a Firefix to Firefox.

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Proxy / VPN

Hi. Since FF v103 it seems, when working with a VPN, and then trying to use also a browser extension VPN, it either does not or does not connect until after 45s. Before i… (read more)

Hi. Since FF v103 it seems, when working with a VPN, and then trying to use also a browser extension VPN, it either does not or does not connect until after 45s. Before it was immediate. It works in all other browsers (incl FF before v103). So this is a recent change in FF that harms normal VPN connections. I found out by trial and error, that changing the port of the VPN extension to 443 and disabling and enabling the extension and going back to v103 from v103.0.1 helped, but that should not be like that. So something has been broken in the latest v103.0.1 - please kindly look into it. Thank you!

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Asked by spdgnzls 1 year ago

Last reply by spdgnzls 1 year ago

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PDFs for "open with" are saved to desktop

Hi, for the long time when I have opened an PDF with external application, it was downloaded into system %TEMP%, then deleted after ext. app was closed. Very fine and exp… (read more)

Hi, for the long time when I have opened an PDF with external application, it was downloaded into system %TEMP%, then deleted after ext. app was closed. Very fine and expected.

Since ca. few weeks such PDFs are now downloaded to Desktop - and not removed afterwards! It's quite annoying to clear them again and again. I've checked, my %TEMP% and %TMP% are set correctly and writeable.

Asked by vvk 1 year ago

Answered by vvk 1 year ago

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how can I enable access to ftp sites in new Firefox (or else revert to older version)?

Until recently, I resisted allowing updates for Firefox because of the announcements of changes to prevent access to some technical kinds of website which I use. These i… (read more)

Until recently, I resisted allowing updates for Firefox because of the announcements of changes to prevent access to some technical kinds of website which I use. These include the public websites of the Paris Observatory which include useul informational ftp pages with important text, data and software files.

  I did recently allow a Firefox update, and now I find that I am cut off from access to these ftp pages. 
  How can I re-enable access to ftp? If it can't be done in the new version of Firefox, how can I return to an older Firefox version that does allow such access?

Asked by terry0051 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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I am logged off FF, but passwords and addons are still showing

so firefox I am logged out, you can tell where it say "save and sync - sign in". but even though I am not signed in, my passwords and addons are still showing up. how to… (read more)

so firefox I am logged out, you can tell where it say "save and sync - sign in". but even though I am not signed in, my passwords and addons are still showing up.

how to fix this

thank you!!

Asked by Rick (Proton) 1 year ago

Answered by Rick (Proton) 1 year ago

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Tumblr window/tab doesn't respond/refresh

If I have Mozilla Firefox open for a period of time, if posting a link, or refreshing it's as if there is no internet connection. Web links in other tabs have no problem… (read more)

If I have Mozilla Firefox open for a period of time, if posting a link, or refreshing it's as if there is no internet connection.

Web links in other tabs have no problem, only Tumblr.

Closing out the tab which Tumblr is in and opening a new tab and inserting the link produces the same result as if there's no internet connection.

The only way so far to rectify the problem is to close out Firefox, then restart. There also seems to be a delay in Firefox closing. When I click on the Firefox icon to open it, a pop-up appears that Firefox is already running, would you like to close it?

Asked by h100series 1 year ago

Answered by h100series 1 year ago

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other bookmarks folder

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arr… (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arrows to show more bookmarks. I can't seem to find a way to delete this.

Asked by nicaya 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Your browser did something unexpected. Please try again. If the error continues, try disabling all browser extensions.

Hi I am trying to visit a website but It is showing an error I am not sure why The website says that Your browser did something unexpected. Please try again. If the err… (read more)

Hi I am trying to visit a website but It is showing an error I am not sure why The website says that

Your browser did something unexpected. Please try again. If the error continues, try disabling all browser extensions.

Is there any browser issue because I am not using any extensions or ad blockers?

Asked by allhddcoumputer 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Hyperlinks are not working on Outlook (running Windows 7 Pro).

When I click on an article or any link in Outlook, I get an error message that says, Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. … (read more)

When I click on an article or any link in Outlook, I get an error message that says, Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your help desk. I'm not an 'organization', just a user and obviously there's no help desk to contact, so I thought I'd reach out to see if someone might have a solution to this problem. I have already made sure that my default programs are set to Firefox for my browser and Outlook for my email and made sure all the defaults are selected. I have also run a full windows scan program which came up without any errors and I have run a registry scan that fixed every identified error. I'm still getting the same error message and the only way for me to open up an article or a link from an email is to 'copy hyperlink', open up a new tab in Firefox and select Paste and Go, which is driving me nuts and wasting a ton of time. I don't know what else to do at this point. I did find a document on the internet that has what it says is a method to resolve this exact error message problem, but the instructions are specific to Internet Explorer, not Firefox. I'm hesitant to find those same tools on Firefox (which is quite possible, though some of them are in different places on Firefox than they are on Internet Explorer). My concern comes with the fact that the final step will 'reset' every setting to it's default condition, so it seemed like a good idea to try to get some expert help before I perform such a drastic action. Also, I'm also making the assumption that if I did do a complete reset, I would be able to restore Firefox back via my most recent System Restore and it would bring back all my customizations, browers add-ons, personal settings, home pages history, cookies, privacy settings, etc. - but I'd like someone to weigh in on this. Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

Asked by laura2u 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Can't login to usaa.com banking site. FF keeps refreshing login page

Can't login to usaa.com banking site. keeps refreshing login page Using FF desktop latest ver. / win 7 I enter/submit my USAA username on the login page via a username d… (read more)

Can't login to usaa.com banking site. keeps refreshing login page Using FF desktop latest ver. / win 7

I enter/submit my USAA username on the login page via a username dialog box. I then expect the password dialog box to open, but when I submit the username, FF flashes, i.e. the password dialog box displays for a split second and reverts right back to the username dialog box.

This happens at usaa.com with my user agent set to Windows/FF v 113. BUT if I set the user agent to Android/phone FF v 113, USAA detects the browser as Android/phone FF and it redirects to user agent to https://mobile.usaa.com where I AM able to enter username/password and login.

So what is wrong with FF? There are multiple threads of users unable to login to banking and other sites on the FF browser.

Asked by jenna 8 months ago

Answered by jenna 8 months ago

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Firefox 98.0.1 "always open similar files" not shown

The option "always open similar files" is not shown in the downloaded file context menu. This occurs on 2 machines running Windows 7 64 bit. A third machine also runnin… (read more)

The option "always open similar files" is not shown in the downloaded file context menu. This occurs on 2 machines running Windows 7 64 bit. A third machine also running Windows 7 64 bit shows it correctly. All three machines have Firefox 98.0.1 installed.

Please advise how to resolve this.

Asked by graham72 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Minimize, Maximise and Exit all now hiding.

I live with Firefix always in full screen. I Don't like seeing any bars or buttons of any kind. Befor the latest update, when I moved my mouse to the top of the screen … (read more)

I live with Firefix always in full screen. I Don't like seeing any bars or buttons of any kind.

Befor the latest update, when I moved my mouse to the top of the screen my tabs popped down and in the top right corner was the standard icons for "minimize" "maximize" and "exit".

With the latest update the tabs are there but the 3 buttons have gone.

If I exit full screen (F11) then they are there again, but I dont want to have to exit full screen every time I change between programes which I do every few mins. I'd be popping pages in and out of full screen every few mins!

How do I get the buttons back all the time?

Asked by lucyblairs 2 years ago

Last reply by tiffanyboyd78 2 years ago

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My pass word

Dear Sir I went to an organization on 21/03/2022 for assistant on an issue, in processing the matter I need to open my yahoo mail box for the relate documents within my m… (read more)

Dear Sir I went to an organization on 21/03/2022 for assistant on an issue, in processing the matter I need to open my yahoo mail box for the relate documents within my mail. A lady who assistant me use her lap top computer to open my mail box - I enter my pass word, then a window camp up to asked if I want to save my pass word (with dark color) or not,(with gray color) I was in a stage of rush I just click on right top Conner 'x' she took her computer to other room ( in where I can not see ) I was too naive and don't know if all of my mails had been read by them? - It is my privacy. When I got home I was worried and at next day I changed my yahoo mail pass word. As my pass words are saved within Firefox when I want to open a site it is auto fill the pass word. 1: Is my pass word will saved in that lady's computer? 2: Although I have changed my yahoo mail pass word is it safe? Can that lady able to get to Firefox to see my saved pass word and open my email box? - explore all my emails? Please help I am really worried. I look forward to hearing form you soon. Thank you. Kind regards.

Louise

Asked by louiseloren 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago