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 3 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 15 hours ago

Conflict with Text editing shortcuts : How to ovveride/disable FF shortcuts?

I'm having terrible time editing text on various website (eg: google docs, any text fields), keyboard shortcuts either conflict with FF (ex: CTRL+B open bookmarks, not Bo… (read more)

I'm having terrible time editing text on various website (eg: google docs, any text fields), keyboard shortcuts either conflict with FF (ex: CTRL+B open bookmarks, not Bold text) or not work at all (ex: CTRL+Z), along all regular other shortcuts

I tried config setting: permissions.default.shortcuts=2 I tried the extension Shortcuts nothing overrides

OS: Windows 10 FF: developer edition

any way to disable or override FF shortcuts?

Asked by NadimX 6 days ago

Site Sometimes Open While Sometimes Redirect to Other Sites

Hi, I work on my website Reviews Case Buy my site is not opening correctly in Firefox. I used to use Chrome but that uses a lot of battery as well as system resources tha… (read more)

Hi, I work on my website Reviews Case Buy my site is not opening correctly in Firefox. I used to use Chrome but that uses a lot of battery as well as system resources that's why I switched to Firefox. Is there any solution to this problem so that I can get rid of such problems.

Asked by bongabakheeel7788 6 days ago

Can't access radio buttons or checkboxes

Hello, I am a Firefox user for a long time (before 1.0). I was seeing how the user base is going down lately. I wondered why. Now, I start to understand. I've been using … (read more)

Hello, I am a Firefox user for a long time (before 1.0). I was seeing how the user base is going down lately. I wondered why. Now, I start to understand.

I've been using Linux for more than 20 years. Several flavors. Now, I use Sabayon and KDE Neon. I understand it's not a big user base for Linux in the world, for desktop.

Still, in the last years, I have had a BIG problem using Firefox under Linux, regardless the theme I chose, the Linux distribution, or its base distribution. The radio and the check boxes. Can't see any if the site does not have some override of the common controls. Can't filter when shopping, can't set addresses, can't pay.

I've found many people complaining about. The solutions provided were to try finding some theme or hack the site pages by inspecting elements and changing styles there.

Are you serious? Do you think the Linux users are all IT web specialists? How do you expect people adopt Firefox back? Even my son simply switched to Chrome due to this. Because it's practical.

I have tried so many things, none worked so far.

You blew your knee by changing the plugins API, that disturbed everybody's productivity, but people were patient, waited many years to have their stuff back, still not there yet. But missing such basic feature as common controls makes it unusable.

You must do something, as Google does, as Microsoft does, even Opera.

Asked by msdobrescu 6 days ago

Youtube.com 8k Video Problem

I'm unable to watch 8k Videos On Youtube ,I can Just See Some Frames In Video. But I'm Able To Watch 8k Videos on Chrome & Edge There Is Problem With Firefox Only... … (read more)

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Asked by pranavnage0 6 days ago

FirefoxCP WebExtensions stopping web pages being loaded

Hi all, In the last couple of days, Firefox has stopped loading any web pages on start-up. When I look at the activity manager on my mac, I see a FirefoxCP WebExtensions … (read more)

Hi all,

In the last couple of days, Firefox has stopped loading any web pages on start-up. When I look at the activity manager on my mac, I see a FirefoxCP WebExtensions task right at the top of the queue using 99 - 100% CPU. When I cancel this task, Firefox immediately starts loading pages as normal. There are also FirefoxCP Web Content and FirefoxCP Privileged Content tasks, but they don't seem to be causing any problems.

I'm running Firefox 78.0.1 on a mid-2012 MacBook Pro with MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6. My only extensions are Adblock Plus, Browsec VPN and Greasemonkey. My Plugins are OpenH264 Video Codec, Shockwave Flash 32.0 r0 and Widevine Content Decryption Module

Any help greatly appreciated.

Asked by mark_woronowicz 6 days ago

ClosIng Tabs

Using Firefox on Linus Mint Before the latest "upgrade" there were two options relating to tabs "Close Tabs To The Right" and "Close Other Tabs" Now there is an options m… (read more)

Using Firefox on Linus Mint

Before the latest "upgrade" there were two options relating to tabs "Close Tabs To The Right" and "Close Other Tabs" Now there is an options marked "Close Multiples Tables" which means I have to make an extra, painful and unneccesary click before being able to close tabs.

Is there a way to return it to how it should be?

Asked by petehyder 6 days ago

Cannot add crt.file

Attempting to add security camera to my nas drive unable to connect recieve following :- This is not a certificate authority certificate, so it can't be imported into the… (read more)

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Asked by g.jphillips1 6 days ago

MS Surface pen click opens wrong website

I am setting up a Surface 6 to replace a Surface 3 that has developed ailments. This is a problem that I found with the S3 and found a simple fix but was not smart enoug… (read more)

I am setting up a Surface 6 to replace a Surface 3 that has developed ailments. This is a problem that I found with the S3 and found a simple fix but was not smart enough to keep my notes. So now I get to solve it again.

With a web site displayed like cnn.com where there is a link at the top (CNN logo) there is a problem when a drop-down list of bookmarks covers that logo/link. When I click on a bookmark with the Surface pen, the click event goes instead to the page "underneath" the drop-down list and I go zooming off to that link instead of to the bookmarked link that I want.

I see this when using the Surface pen, not with a conventional mouse. The tablet is running in normal screen mode, not in tablet mode.

My recollection is that the fix was as simple as checking or unchecking a box but I can find nothing about it now and have no clue where the box might have been.

Asked by OldRacer 6 days ago

Gmail.com isn't working

Gmail.com just flat-out refuses to load. It works literally everywhere else, but the vast majority of the time it's acting like I'm not connected to the internet at all. … (read more)

Gmail.com just flat-out refuses to load. It works literally everywhere else, but the vast majority of the time it's acting like I'm not connected to the internet at all. I've managed to...trick it into connecting twice now by closing the tab, attempting to go to gmail.com in a new tab, then leaving it alone for about five minutes and coming back to remind it that I'm still trying to load the page it seems to have forgotten to load. I'm not exactly locked out of my email, but what the hell is going on?

Asked by pcgamerman17 6 days ago

Google shopping

Hi When i am on Google shopping searching for something and i change from default to low to high Firefox opens a new tab as well as the one i am on. Does anyone have any… (read more)

Hi

When i am on Google shopping searching for something and i change from default to low to high Firefox opens a new tab as well as the one i am on. Does anyone have any ideas why?

Gary

Asked by garyrush28 6 days ago

High Memory Usage Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation while using Firefox

Hi, I've encounter this problem. Whenever I play Youtube video using Firefox, my Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation tends to use high memory (sometimes up to 1.5GB). T… (read more)

Hi,

I've encounter this problem. Whenever I play Youtube video using Firefox, my Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation tends to use high memory (sometimes up to 1.5GB). This issue didn't happen to Chrome, Edge or Media Player. What went wrong? Attached are the screenshots of the memory usage by each of the browsers and media player

Asked by truxpher91 6 days ago

Creating a Chinese account instead of a login to my European account

When I tried to log into the browser with my firefox account, instead of logging in I was created a new account. It turned out that by entering the login options it was r… (read more)

When I tried to log into the browser with my firefox account, instead of logging in I was created a new account. It turned out that by entering the login options it was redirected to the Chinese version of the page accounts.firefox.com.cn. Even if you change the link content manually, I cannot log into my European account in the browser. Why is this happening? Is my data which I accidentally used to re-register on the Chinese version safe?

Asked by MP 5 days ago

Microphone permissions

After the latest update on firefox I am no longer able to give facebook the permissions to use my Microphone which means i can no longer make calls. My hardware and softw… (read more)

After the latest update on firefox I am no longer able to give facebook the permissions to use my Microphone which means i can no longer make calls. My hardware and software for my headset is up to date, as i use it on Discord with no issues what so ever. when i go into Privacy & security and click on Microphone permissions, it has removed all the websites that i have previously given permission to use it and am unable to add any new ones, the block new requests asking to access your microphone is also unchecked, this is really starting to frustrate me and hope it can get fixed ASAP

Asked by jakob_styrer 5 days ago

What is 'Novaweb' ?

It is a folder in program files (x86)\common files\ When I mouse hover over any of the EXEs it says it is a Firefox program. Google tells me nothing. The problem is, it (… (read more)

It is a folder in program files (x86)\common files\

When I mouse hover over any of the EXEs it says it is a Firefox program. Google tells me nothing.

The problem is, it (the update.exe) keeps causing games to minimize whilst I am playing. I know this, because I installed Windows Focus Logger. I ended up deleting it. So far I have had no issues with Firefox functionality.

What is it for ? And why is Update trying to phone home ? And why is it ignoring all Windows 10's settings to not grab focus ?

Asked by bluekhaki69 5 days ago

html forms not displaying on Firefox on Mac

Forms (such as a newsletter sign up or unsubscribe) do not show up in Firefox on my Mac. These forms show up normally in Safari on Mac. They also show up normally in Edge… (read more)

Forms (such as a newsletter sign up or unsubscribe) do not show up in Firefox on my Mac.

These forms show up normally in Safari on Mac. They also show up normally in Edge AND Firefox on PC and all other browsers that I know of.

I of course use Firefox on my Mac and would like these forms to show up properly on that browser.

Thanks, Amy

Asked by amysumrall 5 days ago

Stopping multiple processes in Firefox 78.0.1 (32-bit)

I have not been able to stop or limit multiple processes in Firefox usign the recommended actions. These include: browser.tabs.remote.autostart set to false Content Pro… (read more)

I have not been able to stop or limit multiple processes in Firefox usign the recommended actions. These include: browser.tabs.remote.autostart set to false Content Process Limit set to 1

These solutions have failed in Firefox 68.9.0esr (32-bit), Firefox 77.0.1 run under Windows 7 Professional 32bit, and now Firefox 78.0.1 (32-bit) running under Windows 7 Professional.

Why is there no updated solution? Why is Firefox unresponsive?

Asked by rlvitalo 5 days ago