Firefox doesn't respect screen edge in Windows 10

This is going to be difficult to explain, so I'll do my best; Recently, Firefox has been exhibiting a problem where, upon maximizing a window, the window extends up by a … (read more)

This is going to be difficult to explain, so I'll do my best;

Recently, Firefox has been exhibiting a problem where, upon maximizing a window, the window extends up by a few pixels more than any other maximized window. Now, normally this wouldn't be a problem as the top of the screen would cut off any extra padding. However, using a program that reserves the screen edge shows that a maximized Firefox window indeed extends past the regular window border by exactly 8 pixels.

What's more, when using Windows Snap on two separate Firefox windows, one of the windows respects the screen edge while the other does not! This leads to the window control buttons at the top right of both windows to be in different vertical positions, which is difficult to use.

No other programs I have exhibit this behavior, which is why I'm turning to Mozilla support. I don't know if the issue has to do with the browser or how Windows 10 renders the desktop, but it throws off the design of the desktop as I intend to display it.

In the provided example picture, the left window demonstrates predicted behavior where the upper border of the window is at the position I intend (40 pixels from the true screen edge), while the right window can be seen extending past the left one by exactly 8 pixels. I have tried this with extensions disabled, in safe mode, and every other way I can think of and the problem persists. No other programs exhibit this issue. This is utterly baffling to me and I hope someone might understand and be able to suggest any solutions.

Thank you!

Asked by mwhite112393 6 days ago

My xerox scanner and PDF converter will not load after 2 different foxfire versions

How do I get back the Foxfire version (70.01 or 77.01) that originally allowed me to access the Xerox scanner and PDF Converter Professional 7 programs that worked in the… (read more)

How do I get back the Foxfire version (70.01 or 77.01) that originally allowed me to access the Xerox scanner and PDF Converter Professional 7 programs that worked in the past?

Asked by jrw48220 3 days ago

Down arrow no longer brings up browser history in address bar.

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access … (read more)

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access my most-used sites. Upon updating last night, I discovered that I can no longer do this. When I press the down key, nothing happens. To get the same result I'm used to, I have to press the space bar, but I've been doing this a certain way for several years and the motion is completely ingrained in me. If I turn Top Sites back on in the options, the drop-down list will open upon pressing the down key, but that of course only brings up the Top Sites. That's not what I want. I tried rolling back to the previous version, 77.0.1, but that didn't fix anything. If I create a new profile, the problem persists. Does anyone know how I can fix this? I know it sounds like an extremely minor issue, and maybe that's true, but I just want to use my browser the way I like using it. I'd appreciate any help/input.

Also, I suppose I should mention that I didn't make any changes to my preferences prior to this issue.

Asked by ZombieToast 2 days ago

problems after today's update ( 78.0.1 )

plain and simple.. 1 problem now after today's update Autoplay option dont recognize youtube as Video/Audio website.. so if i visite website (it wont show Autoplay icon i… (read more)

plain and simple.. 1 problem now after today's update Autoplay option dont recognize youtube as Video/Audio website.. so if i visite website (it wont show Autoplay icon in address bar) and i click on any video (it still wont show Autoplay icon in address bar) it will open up this video and start playing it... but if i refresh that page with that video i clicked on... then firefox suddenly recognize it as a Video/Audio website and show you an icon and not gonna Autoplay it.. all other websites working just fine as before.

2 problem now after today's update when you click on Address bar it only show top websites.. no History no Bookmarks even tho they are marked in settings.. if you turn off option to show Top sites then it will show you nothing at all in there..

Asked by Latstyle 6 days ago

Strange Behaviour

Fingers crossed - I may have solved this problem by completely uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox. The problem: Every time I opened Firefox, the Safe Access app on my … (read more)

Fingers crossed - I may have solved this problem by completely uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox. The problem: Every time I opened Firefox, the Safe Access app on my Synology RT2600ac router would send an alert to say that it had blocked a connection to vice.com. I've never visted that website, so I have no idea why Firefox would keep triggering an alert from my router. Has anyone any idea what might have cause this?

Asked by BrianE 6 days ago

Notifications Not Working

Hello. I'm using a brand-new installation of Firefox 78.0.1 on a freshly installed copy of Windows 10 Pro. The only way I can get Firefox to display any notifications i… (read more)

Hello. I'm using a brand-new installation of Firefox 78.0.1 on a freshly installed copy of Windows 10 Pro. The only way I can get Firefox to display any notifications is by having alerts.useSystemBackend set to true. While this is set to false, notifications will not work. If I use this site to test them, it just says, 'queued for display', followed immediately by 'closed'. I've also tried creating a new profile and testing it again with no success. All sites were granted notification permissions in each case.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by dojima 6 days ago

setting home page in options not working on start up

I am a long time user of FF but since the last updates the home page setting in options does not save or work. Keeps giving me a blank page. If I use the home icon on the… (read more)

I am a long time user of FF but since the last updates the home page setting in options does not save or work. Keeps giving me a blank page. If I use the home icon on the tool bar, it is correct but on start up, only a blank even though it set for something else. Seems odd that it won't work correctly on startup. I am using win7 64 bit PC.

Asked by getg 6 days ago

all opened tabs are missing after the update on july 2

Hi! After the update on july 2 all my opened tabs were gone, and I can't restore them. Tried folder sessionstore-backups, but no luck. Is there any chance to go back to … (read more)

Hi! After the update on july 2 all my opened tabs were gone, and I can't restore them. Tried folder sessionstore-backups, but no luck. Is there any chance to go back to session before the update and get my opened tabs back?

Asked by Kamila Nicholls 6 days ago

Reader Mode

Hello, I was wondering is it possible to get Reader Mode on PC to fill the whole screen space instead of the stripe in the middle? Its quite useful for getting only the r… (read more)

Hello, I was wondering is it possible to get Reader Mode on PC to fill the whole screen space instead of the stripe in the middle? Its quite useful for getting only the relevant text out of a web page and yet it feels the amount of screen space that's actually useful is becoming less and less lately. (I'm hoping for a solution that doesn't include any scripts, but if they're necessary I'd welcome any solution really)

Asked by wizzard42 6 days ago

Firefox on a dual screen screen in Windows 10

I have a dual screen windows 10 system. I use both Firefox and Chrome. Chrome is set as my default browser because I use many Google apps. However, when I search the int… (read more)

I have a dual screen windows 10 system. I use both Firefox and Chrome. Chrome is set as my default browser because I use many Google apps. However, when I search the internet and open non-google programs I use Firefox. I would like to have Firefox always open on a designated screen. Is there a way I can set Firefox to always default to a designated screen.

I look forward to your answer.

James Palik - james@jpalik.com

Asked by james61 6 days ago

Upon awakening PC, an open, minimized Firefox browser won't maximize

My computer goes into sleep mode after inactivity. When I wake up my computer, if Firefox was left open and minimized, I can't click on it for one minute to bring it back… (read more)

My computer goes into sleep mode after inactivity. When I wake up my computer, if Firefox was left open and minimized, I can't click on it for one minute to bring it back up. A dinging sound happens. All other minimized windows can be maximized without issues. This is on a brand new HP PC running Windows10.

Asked by daree76 5 days ago

AWS Deeplens Set-up

I am trying to set up AWS Deeplens camera for a project. It is basically an Artificial Intelligent (AI) camera. At one point, when I click on live video streaming the fir… (read more)

I am trying to set up AWS Deeplens camera for a project. It is basically an Artificial Intelligent (AI) camera. At one point, when I click on live video streaming the fire-fox is showing me an error: Error code: SSL_ERROR_HANDSHAKE_FAILURE_ALERT

And basically here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/secure-connection-failed-firefox-did-not-connect?as=u&utm_source=inproduct.

it is telling you to contact website owner for this problem. What should I do?

Asked by azs0072 5 days ago

synchronisation du compte

salut a tous, jai un gros soucis avec la synchronisation... jai du formater mon pc jai donc sauvegarder toutes mes données du C mais jai pas jgé necessaire de sauvegarder… (read more)

salut a tous, jai un gros soucis avec la synchronisation... jai du formater mon pc jai donc sauvegarder toutes mes données du C mais jai pas jgé necessaire de sauvegarder mes marque page de firefox parce que j'etais sur a 10000000% qu'avec sync tous est dedans... jai donc formater mais en me reconnectant jai oublié mon mot de passe j'ai donc changer le mot de passe pour pouvoire me connecter, chose que jai deja fait par le passé... mais mal heuresement je viens de lire que la nouvelle politique les données sont liés au mot de passe.... chose tres naverante vu que pas mal de mes recherche et articles sont sur le compte... je voulais savoir s'il y a moyen de les recuperer dans vos serveurs ou bien si c'est impossible. Merci pour votre réponse

Asked by RAOUF 5 days ago

Firefox keeps taking over default programs

A while ago firefox started to take over as the program for mailto:. I even tried to stop it by changing firefox mailto to use outlook. Didn't help. I don't often use … (read more)

A while ago firefox started to take over as the program for mailto:. I even tried to stop it by changing firefox mailto to use outlook. Didn't help. I don't often use mailto, but I noticed it when I started outlook it said it wasn't the default program for everything and asked if I wanted to set it. Kept happening. Eventually I looked into default options for outlook and found mailto was set to firefox.

THEN I opened a downloaded PDF from a different browser and it opened it in firefox. I have Nuance PDF. And yes, now often when I start that it tells me that it's not the default.

And yes, I have or set the program for PDFs in FF to be Nuance PDF.

Outside of stopping using firefox, how do I get it to stop inserting itself as the default program? YES, at times I set FF to the default browser; did some recent upgrade make it mean to also set it to the default for all programs, and how can I set it to the default browser (which I do for some things I want to run at times), without stealing all the progam defaults?

WIn7Pro, FF 78.0.1 (64-bit)

Tnx,

Asked by Brad 5 days ago

Floating Meeting Tab Stuck, Can't Detach Tabs

I'm on Windows 10. The webcam software PerfectCam causes the floating icon-based meeting to be always on top [even if you minimise Firefox] and it also stops Firefox from… (read more)

I'm on Windows 10. The webcam software PerfectCam causes the floating icon-based meeting to be always on top [even if you minimise Firefox] and it also stops Firefox from letting you detach tabs from the main window by dragging a tab outside of the main Firefox window.

This does not happen with other webcam software such as SnapCam or Xplit.

The only way to get out of this problem is by closing Firefox. Extensions I have: Adblock, Adblock Plus, AddToAny Share Anywhere, Checker Plus for Gmail, Duplicate Tab Closer Quick Tabs Ported Startup Apps Weather

This does not happen immediately on the 1st Google Meet meeting of a Firefox session. It happens after a few meetings.

I actually find the always-on-top floating meeting Firefox tab a huge nuisance as I don't have anywhere to place it. If I put it on the corner, it covers the minimise/restore/close buttons. I'd love to be able to turn that thing off.

PerfectCam's maker Cyberlink's Tech Support already gave me some instructions after I sent some diagnostics data from my PC. The main thing was to go to the Device Manager > Display > Intel UHD Graphics 620 > uninstall And then go to an Intel page to download a software to downloaded the latest software for this intel thing.

After doing this, for most of the day, the problem didn't happen even after several meetings. So I thought that the problem had been solved. But at the end of the day it happened again.

I tested Google Meet on Chrome with PerfectCam and the problem doesn't happen on Chrome because it doesn't have a always-on-top floating meeting tab.

I'm attaching some images with information.

Asked by riluma 5 days ago

PDF pages very slow to load

Hi all, when loading a PDF the first few pages load, and then the rest only load (slowly) once you scroll/click to view them. This wasn't always the case, and started abo… (read more)

Hi all, when loading a PDF the first few pages load, and then the rest only load (slowly) once you scroll/click to view them. This wasn't always the case, and started about 4 weeks ago. My internet connection is 50Mbps, and is running at full speed, and my PC has 32GB of RAM. It's not my internet or PC, as far as I can tell.

Is there a fix? Is this a known new bug? Thanks.

(Windows 10, Firefox 78)

Asked by jlccarv 5 days ago

maximised windows

Hi, if the window I am working in is not fully opened my mouse pointer runs off the bottom edge and opens up the desk top but this does not happen if the window is full m… (read more)

Hi, if the window I am working in is not fully opened my mouse pointer runs off the bottom edge and opens up the desk top but this does not happen if the window is full maximised.

1 Can I stop my mouse from doing this? 2 How can I get all my windows to open fully maximised?

many thanks

Asked by arthur2473 5 days ago

Password Manager Extension always requires me to login after opening Firefox. It used to login automatically and is set to do so, but..it doesn't. I suspect a Firefox setting is preventing it from doing so.

Hi, my Password Manager Extension (LastPass) always requires me to login after opening Firefox. It used to login automatically and is set to do so, but..it doesn't. I su… (read more)

Hi, my Password Manager Extension (LastPass) always requires me to login after opening Firefox. It used to login automatically and is set to do so, but..it doesn't. I suspect a Firefox setting is preventing it from doing so, because this started after i did a Firefox-reset for an issue with my antivirus software and flash player. I clicked through the settings but i cant find a setting which would keep LastPass from automatically being logged in when i open Firefox. Can anyone help me here?

Thanks in advance Üso

Asked by Üsomat 5 days ago

Problems seens since install of V78.0.1

Experiencing the following problems since V78.0.1 was installed: old bank accounts showed up (TD Bank) games (AOL) will not complete the "load" cycle unable to click … (read more)

Experiencing the following problems since V78.0.1 was installed:

  • old bank accounts showed up (TD Bank)
  • games (AOL) will not complete the "load" cycle
  • unable to click on Firefox icons when in gmail:
    >settings, contacts, logoff
  • Some items will not activate when doing a mouse click on them

Is a Firefox reload needed? And, if so, how is that done without loosing bookkmarks, history, etc.?

Asked by roysacavage 5 days ago