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Why are all docs I output to PDF now turned into Firefox HTML files? It needs to stop!

Ever since I installed the last update, 84, which caused a host of problems I will not go into, an unanticipated one was that I can non longer output to PDF as Firefox au… (read more)

Ever since I installed the last update, 84, which caused a host of problems I will not go into, an unanticipated one was that I can non longer output to PDF as Firefox automatically changes it to Firefox HTML Files. I can view them in Acrobat, but the subtle difference makes it impossible for Word Perfect to recognise them if I need to import them back (as in when something gets lost and all I have is the PDF). Please, community, do NOT tell me all I need to do is use MS Word to fix this. This is NEVER going to happen, now or ever! Now that this made clear, what, if anything can I do? And why would Firefox have anything to DO with me converting WP files into PDF? Clearly there is some greedy little finger stuck somewhere, because the proof is in the long list of files I now have that are no longer PDF. I have opened them in Acrobat and saved them again, but they still show up as FIrefox HTML Files. Aaargh! Help, please! It's driving me mad!

Asked by ljorde 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Logins and passwords all missing.

I am in Windows 7, 64-bit. All of a sudden all of my Firefox logins and passwords are missing. I read several threads about this, which told me to check the "Old Fire… (read more)

I am in Windows 7, 64-bit. All of a sudden all of my Firefox logins and passwords are missing. I read several threads about this, which told me to check the "Old Firefox Data" folder on my desktop for the logins.json file. However, the only information in that folder is from 2018, two full years ago. Where did my logins and passwords from yesterday go?

Also, I just updated to version 80.0.1, hoping to get my passwords and logins back, but they are sill missing. The problem just occurred today, before I updated from version 79-something.

Thank you for any help you can give. This is extremely upsetting.

Asked by Virginian11 1 year ago

Answered by Virginian11 1 year ago

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why is there a blinking vertical cursor line at the last mouse click location when it is not a data input point?

over the last few days there is a small vertical cursor line that appears at the last mouse click location like it's waiting for me to type something there. like the brow… (read more)

over the last few days there is a small vertical cursor line that appears at the last mouse click location like it's waiting for me to type something there. like the browse button below. if i click outside the box a blinking vertical cursor line appears outside the box where i clicked. it is obviously not a place where input should be expected. this has only started over the last week or so and only with firefox it doesn't happen with chrome. I just opened a story on fox. the title of the story is not a link or a place for me to type or enter text but if i click anywhere in the title text a blinking cursor line appears.

Asked by steve254 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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[Mysolved] How to disable all shortcuts in FF?

As there is no way to customize FF shortcuts, How to Disable them all together? In any way: editing settings, browser internal files, whatever. No, it's not about addon s… (read more)

As there is no way to customize FF shortcuts, How to Disable them all together? In any way: editing settings, browser internal files, whatever. No, it's not about addon shortcuts. Yes, i already checked smt like a hundred topics/adviced addons web-search could provide, and none works.

Asked by rey0n 1 year ago

Answered by rey0n 1 year ago

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how to ascertain if DNS over HTTPS is enabled or disabled

I am a home user with win 7 OS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it says that In addition, Firefox will check for certain functions that might be affected if DoH is enabled, inc… (read more)

I am a home user with win 7 OS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it says that

In addition, Firefox will check for certain functions that might be affected if DoH is enabled, including:

   Are parental controls enabled?
   Is the default DNS server filtering potentially malicious content?
   Is the device managed by an organization that might have a special DNS configuration? 

If any of these tests determine that DoH might interfere with the function, DoH will not be enabled. These tests will run every time the device connects to a different network.

Is there any way for me to find out if DOH is enabled or disabled by Firefox?

Asked by paroksha priyah 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox 87 suddenly won't start. Error Msg: The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found.

How do I fix this? Firefox won't start (it did a few days ago). Version 87 running on Windows 10. Error Msg: The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll… (read more)

How do I fix this? Firefox won't start (it did a few days ago).

Version 87 running on Windows 10.

Error Msg: The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found.

There is a file: VCRUNTIME140.dll in the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox folder.

I reinstalled Firefox but that didn't help.

Asked by RacerRon 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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javascript error

when trying to access my outlook account after successful authentication I get a "failed to load javascript" error. Prior to last browser update (last time I checked mai… (read more)

when trying to access my outlook account after successful authentication I get a "failed to load javascript" error. Prior to last browser update (last time I checked mail on pc) everything was working fine. Firefox 79.0 64bit Windows7 home premium sp1. here the complete message: cId: 7810C50E8ED44602A6386E7A8AAD79A3 app: Mail st: undefined reqid: undefined wsver: undefined efe: undefined ebe: undefined et: ClientError esrc: Script err: Error: Failed to load javascript. estack: 39/_</t.prototype.onLoadFailed/</<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:351:57463 u/</<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:344:2574 u/<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:344:2679 l/<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:344:1616 l@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:344:1361 39/_</t.prototype.onLoadFailed@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:351:57059 39/_</t.prototype.import/this.promise</</</<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:351:56081 u/</<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:344:2574 u/<@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO=1&sessionId=ec7c7ede-b5d1-490a-be29-837f0b75644a:344:2679 u@https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/?bO= ts: 2020-08-23 10:53:08Z </p>

Asked by AkaMrG 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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tabs below address bar - an ongoing problem not fixed !!!

Ever since IE changed to tabs on top firefox coders followed like mindless automatons without any regard to/for Mozilla community and users. We are sick and tired of bein… (read more)

Ever since IE changed to tabs on top firefox coders followed like mindless automatons without any regard to/for Mozilla community and users. We are sick and tired of being ignored. We want/need tabs bellow address bar. Now, tell us how to simply get tabs below address bar or tell the coders to provide us with the option. And, we don’t care about any excuses as previously provided or outright ignored by them.

Asked by g7777 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Link to .docx files no more opened by MS Word

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, cl… (read more)

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, clicking on such a link brought up a dialog asking what Firefox should do with this file. One of the options is to open it with Word (see image 'ChooseWord').

But now this is no longer possible. I believe it vanished in the course of the automatic Firefox updates. Now the dialog looks like in the attached image 'NoWord'.

How can I restore the old behaviour?

Thanks, gernot

Asked by gkerschb 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Parts of this page are not secure (such as images)

Hello, I have 3 websites: http://history.typeheritage.com/ http://forums.typeheritage.com/ http://bazaar.typeheritage.com/ When viewed with Chrome, all are labeled "secur… (read more)

Hello, I have 3 websites:

http://history.typeheritage.com/ http://forums.typeheritage.com/ http://bazaar.typeheritage.com/

When viewed with Chrome, all are labeled "secure." When viewed with FF, the history and forums sites are not. Instead, they return the attached message.

Unless original work designed by me, all images on all sites are type specimens or trade journal articles from sources like design patents or university libraries (google books, haithi trust, internet archive, etc.).

Can someone figure out why this is happening and tell me how to fix it?

A thousand thanks for your help, Anna

Asked by author2 1 year ago

Answered by author2 1 year ago

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Firefox Support for Windows 7 beyond Jan 2023

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support… (read more)

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support for Windows 7 ends. Is that correct?

Will Firefox continue to work, but not receive security updates after that date?

Will Firefox still work on a Windows 7 computer that gets patches from 0Patch?

Thanks!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 4 months ago

Answered by James 4 months ago

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How to do multi-line Bookmarks bar after 84-update?

Hi all! How to do multi-line Bookmarks bar after 84-update? All code from userChrome.css that working on 83 update and has 3 working lines was crashed after 84, and bookm… (read more)

Hi all!

How to do multi-line Bookmarks bar after 84-update?

All code from userChrome.css that working on 83 update and has 3 working lines was crashed after 84, and bookmarks bar have only 1 line now(

Any body know how to fix it?

ps: sorry for bad english)

Asked by Tim 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Any way to change the color of individual Bookmark folders?

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors… (read more)

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors.

Any way to do this?

I'm already using Jscher's excellent UserChrome script to make the folders an attractive yellow, instead of gray. But can this be done for individual foders?

Asked by MartyJames 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago