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HOw to delete yahoo from firefox?

When i search for something in the search box in the top of the browser it takes me to a list of items in google. When i click on the website in the search list it takes … (read more)

When i search for something in the search box in the top of the browser it takes me to a list of items in google. When i click on the website in the search list it takes me to a website i want to view and then a second later it takes me to yahoo. This only seems to happen when i use the search bars in the browser.

Any ideas of how i can stop this?

Asked by hairyhobo 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Recover bookmarks from profile after hard drive crash

I suffered a hard drive crash and had it replaced. I was able to save the most important of my data from my old hard drive, but I did not think to try to save my Firefox … (read more)

I suffered a hard drive crash and had it replaced. I was able to save the most important of my data from my old hard drive, but I did not think to try to save my Firefox bookmarks. I did not have a Sync account before the crash happened.

Is there any way at all to recover the bookmarks from before the crash?

Note: I am using a 2009 iMac with a brand-new hard drive and running OS X Mavericks.

Asked by livingsoul12066 6 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 6 years ago

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sync not working

Work windows laptop - latest firefox 30.0 Home MAC (Mavericks) laptop - latest firefox 30.0 On my work laptop I'm signed into my account with email@address.com (as an exa… (read more)

Work windows laptop - latest firefox 30.0

Home MAC (Mavericks) laptop - latest firefox 30.0

On my work laptop I'm signed into my account with email@address.com (as an example). All check boxes ticked under the "Sync my" section (so everything is to be synced).

On my home MAC laptop - under preferences and sync i'm signed into the same email@address.com mail address with again, all tick boxes ticked to sync everything.

NOTHING is syncing.

This used to work flawlessly when using the old passcode method to link devcies, but can't seem to use this any longer.

On my work laptop I have tried to go into "Manage Account" and "Reset Sync" and then selecting "Replace all other devices with this device's data" but this makes no difference trying to sync the data to my home MAC laptop.

Asked by splitter 6 years ago

Answered by splitter 6 years ago

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How do I get my tabs back below the bookmark toolbar? And why the hell did you change this??? And now white on black? Unreadable.

You really need to employ some graphic artists. This is the worst change I have seen in Firefox. The tabs should be BELOW the bookmark toolbar, right above the pages. Tha… (read more)

You really need to employ some graphic artists. This is the worst change I have seen in Firefox. The tabs should be BELOW the bookmark toolbar, right above the pages. That's where your eye most easily rests when you're looking for a tab. I looked at "solutions" but I'm not a freaking software engineer!! I just need to get the tabs back down where they were and can't find a solution. If I can't find one I guess I'll have to go back to Safari, which I don't like as well as I have liked Firefox all these years, but this change is just too much.

Also, it's not bad enough to put the tabs at the top (where your eye does not easily travel to!), but now the tabs are white type on a black background. Perhaps fine for 25-year-old eyes, but not for older eyes or visually challenged people in general. And if you have multiple tabs open, which many multitaskers do, you can only see a few letters. I could go on and on about how horrible this new change is, but please take some advice from a retired graphic designer. Black backgrounds with faint light type are not the way to go.

Asked by jmazzeo 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How do I customize the Refresh Button in Firefox 29?

In Firefox 29, the refresh button is permanently embedded in the address bar's field on the far right. On large monitors, this is very inconvenient. In most cases, the U… (read more)

In Firefox 29, the refresh button is permanently embedded in the address bar's field on the far right. On large monitors, this is very inconvenient.

In most cases, the URL of the current website does not reach beyond the 1024 pixel mark, and even if it does, the far right-hand portion of any given URL is usually the least significant part of the web address.

Particularly in Right-To-Left language versions of Firefox, a user's attention is heavily focused on the leading portion of the URL, on the far left of the browser window.

Why is the user forced to break attention from the leading edge of the address bar, and find the far right-hand side of the address field (which can vary in length), AND THEN target the mouse on the very small refresh icon?

Why is the user forced to lift their hands from a resting position on the keyboard, to find the F5 key to refresh the page?

If the iser is already looking at the URL bar, and the refresh is located directly to the left of the address bar, this makes refreshing the page with the mouse a lot more convenient.

Please allow the position of the refresh buttong to be configurable in future versions. There's no legitimate reason to lock down the refresh button.

Thank you.

Asked by UnenforcedRefreshBehavior 6 years ago

Last reply by amirtal2000 5 years ago

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Bookmark descriptions restore

I had a lot of important information stored in the bookmark descriptions. These were removed in the latest update 62.0b1 (64-bit) Developer for Mac. Can this information … (read more)

I had a lot of important information stored in the bookmark descriptions. These were removed in the latest update 62.0b1 (64-bit) Developer for Mac.

Can this information be accessed anywhere.

Asked by absimmons 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Firefox constantly hangs/freezes on Mac OS

Duplicate of /questions/976177 Firefox constantly freezes on my Mac, although I've installed the latest version and tried all suggested fixes - without success. (locking)… (read more)

Duplicate of /questions/976177 Firefox constantly freezes on my Mac, although I've installed the latest version and tried all suggested fixes - without success. (locking)]. aw

I'm using an iMac, system 10.9. My problem is that Firefox 25 launches correctly and displays Google (which I've chosen as my start page), but that whenever I go to to a web page, Firefox hangs/freezes. For instance I can go to the BBC site, but once there FF hangs/freezes. Then it won't respond to any clicking or commands, and I have to force-quit.

Firefox has even done this in the Mozilla help pages !

I've tried several other "fixes", all to no avail. Besides, a fix or workaround should not be necessary -it isn't with other browsers. And I've trashed FF more than once, doing a clean reinstall (yes, I've been careful to also trash any associated file, using Appcleaner).

The problem has been there in every version of FF I've tried in the last four years. Version 3.5 worked well but all the subsequent versions have caused this problem. Why ?

As I said, other browsers work, and do so without needing any "fixes". So they work, and so does my computer. The problem is with Firefox, that obviously has a flaw somewhere. I'd love to know what it is.

Asked by Xavier Kreiss 6 years ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 6 years ago

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Getting "unexpected error" trying to log in to Firefox Sync

Hi, trying to log in to Firefox Sync at https://accounts.firefox.com/signin?service=sync&context=fx_desktop_v3&entrypoint=menupanel I keep getting an "unexpected … (read more)

Hi,

trying to log in to Firefox Sync at https://accounts.firefox.com/signin?service=sync&context=fx_desktop_v3&entrypoint=menupanel I keep getting an "unexpected error" message. Is this a known issue or limited to just my account?

Thanks

Asked by hanjov 2 years ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Terrible Updates Destroyed Firefox

Firefox has become unusable! one terrible update follows another, the search to replace firefox is on. A major Problem is incompatability of firefox with firebug and t… (read more)

Firefox has become unusable! one terrible update follows another, the search to replace firefox is on. A major Problem is incompatability of firefox with firebug and the total joke of trying to replace firebug with a built in inspector devoid of features. A related problem is that it does not work with WIX properly and other websites. Another major problem is browser slowness.

Lets summize the update achievements : Browser incompatibility with many websites, incompatibility with the best add on which used to give an edge to firefox and browser sluggisness. Great development team over there in Firefox!!! How about you fire all your freebe developers and get some people that can actually program.

Asked by Guentzbourgh 2 years ago

Answered by Guentzbourgh 2 years ago

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Why will toolbars not hide in full screen mode?

I'm using Firefox 68.0.1 on macOS Mojave 10.14.5. When I go full screen, the tabs and address bar remain at the top of the screen. I can't make them go away. I've tried: … (read more)

I'm using Firefox 68.0.1 on macOS Mojave 10.14.5. When I go full screen, the tabs and address bar remain at the top of the screen. I can't make them go away. I've tried:

- Installing plugins (I tried a couple) - Disabling Add-ons (Safe mode) - Resetting Firefox - Disabling hardware acceleration (and restart browser) - Using different techniques to go full screen (Cmd+Shift+F, Cmd+Ctrl+F, Zoom menu) - Scrolling or clicking in the canvas to ensure focus

No matter what, the tab bar and address bar remain on the screen (see attached screenshot). I've also attached my browser config (filtered on "full"). Is there any way to get a full-screen experience in Firefox?

Asked by Jason R. Coombs 11 months ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 11 months ago

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I'm unable to change menu language

The main "Firefox" menu is in Japanese, but all the rest of the menus (File, Edit, View, History, etc.) are in English. How can I change the "Firefox" menu's language ba… (read more)

The main "Firefox" menu is in Japanese, but all the rest of the menus (File, Edit, View, History, etc.) are in English.

How can I change the "Firefox" menu's language back to English? I've already tried it in settings.

I am unable to attach screenshots for an unknown reason so will instead link them here:

https://take.ms/K86Jh

https://take.ms/IhA2L

https://take.ms/5qMoL

MacOS 10.14.4 FF Quantum 66.0.3 (64-bit)

Asked by mgibson323 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Why does Firefox 60 load homepage twice in same tab at startup

Using Mac OS X High Sierra with Firefox version 60.0 (64 bit). Firefox is loading homepage twice, in the same tab, at startup only. It works normally when going to home… (read more)

Using Mac OS X High Sierra with Firefox version 60.0 (64 bit). Firefox is loading homepage twice, in the same tab, at startup only. It works normally when going to homepage from another website and when opening another tab. Tried setting different homepages and they all load twice but only at startup. Also, Firefox used to close nearly instantly but now notice it closes a lot slower, usually after about 6 seconds.

Asked by flvillager 2 years ago

Answered by flvillager 2 years ago

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Command Enter doesn't work anymore since last version

All my life I could enter a website from the address bar simply by typing the name, and then hitting Command Enter (or CTRL Enter on Windows) on the keyboard, instead of … (read more)

All my life I could enter a website from the address bar simply by typing the name, and then hitting Command Enter (or CTRL Enter on Windows) on the keyboard, instead of typing the full extension .com. Ever since the recent update, it is not possible anymore! If I hit CMND Enter, it just takes me to google search results, as if I just hit Enter. I don't know if it's the same on Windows. this is soooo annnoying to have to change decades of habits!

this problem applies to new websites – not the ones that the search bar suggest, because suggestions already include full addresses.

is there a new shortcuts I am missing, or is it a bug with the new version?

Asked by Soom 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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HELP HELP HELP F****** HELP ME

None of my questions are complicated at all! Does anyone even go on these? Someone help me! For one all I need it a tutorial! https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/… (read more)

None of my questions are complicated at all! Does anyone even go on these? Someone help me! For one all I need it a tutorial! https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1164048

Why is it so hard to get some simple help?? Who am I supposed to go to, f****** Geek Squad?

Asked by amhol 3 years ago

Answered by Moses 3 years ago

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Firefox notifies that there is an update available when on the latest version

I am using Firefox 50.0 on OSX El Capitan. I was experiencing the same issue on 49, so I upgraded to 50 beta to see if it would help, but it does not. Every time that I s… (read more)

I am using Firefox 50.0 on OSX El Capitan. I was experiencing the same issue on 49, so I upgraded to 50 beta to see if it would help, but it does not. Every time that I start Firefox, I get a notification to update to the latest version, even though I am on the latest version. If I select "Restart Firefox" from the notification, Firefox restarts and shows the notification again. When I choose "Restart Later" I can browse normally.

I was trying to get help on this thread started by someone else (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1141443), but no solution was found.

I do have a clue that may help. I use 2 user accounts on OSX, one for work and one for home. I'll refer to these as accounts A and B. OSX account B was the first to show the problem, running Firefox 49. I followed instructions here (http://osxdaily.com/2014/07/31/manual-complete-app-removal-mac-os-x-terminal/) to use mdfind to remove firefox files, but that did not seem to help. Finally, with account B, I upgraded to Firefox 50 and stopped getting the notifications. However, now I get the notification in account A. In account A, Firefox reports as version 50.0, but still asks to update. I imagine that there is something OSX account specific causing problems, but I don't know what that might be. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by mouse_8b 3 years ago

Answered by mouse_8b 3 years ago