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How to get rid of search engines in address bar?

Please see the attached the image. I've got a separate search bar, yet the address bar pops up search engine suggestions that are navigable with the keyboard, too. I'd … (read more)

Please see the attached the image.

I've got a separate search bar, yet the address bar pops up search engine suggestions that are navigable with the keyboard, too.

I'd really like to get rid of this - it seems to have popped up recently.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by ysu 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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message not connected to secure server

I get this message when trying to connect to different things that were working fine earlier this is the message I get when I try to connect to amazon or my printer Sec… (read more)

I get this message when trying to connect to different things that were working fine earlier

this is the message I get when I try to connect to amazon or my printer

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.amazon.com. SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more… I thought my Yahoo mail had been hacked so I followed the instructions to check and i must have clicked on something that has now locked me out of most things I need

Asked by betty.walls711 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Spellcheck

I have the following box checked in Firefox and Thunderbird but spellcheck does not work. "Check your spelling as you type" I have tried everything that I can think of. … (read more)

I have the following box checked in Firefox and Thunderbird but spellcheck does not work.

"Check your spelling as you type"

I have tried everything that I can think of. It used to work but and update apparently disabled it even though it is checked.

Asked by rgsmith_gen 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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can not load twitter on desktop ff 76 but it loads in chrome

can not load twitter on desktop ff 76 but it loads in chrome. I can manually type in https://twitter.com hit enter and there is nothing, just blank page & no error, n… (read more)

can not load twitter on desktop ff 76 but it loads in chrome. I can manually type in https://twitter.com hit enter and there is nothing, just blank page & no error, nothing. I have cleared cache & cookies, no luck... Anyone have any other ideas.

Asked by bx5352 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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firefox gift is it true

i received yesterday a message that give to me a congratulations from Firefox, and ask me to choose one among the two product, and ask to add my Account card number, is … (read more)

i received yesterday a message that give to me a congratulations from Firefox, and ask me to choose one among the two product, and ask to add my Account card number, is that fro you? or not

Asked by TUMBO 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Top Sites Section in Home Page disappeared. HOw can I get it back?

I wanted to delete one item from the Top Sites section of my Home Page on Firefox, but instead I removed the entire row. How can I get it back? Thank you for any hep yo… (read more)

I wanted to delete one item from the Top Sites section of my Home Page on Firefox, but instead I removed the entire row. How can I get it back?

Thank you for any hep you might be able to provide.

Asked by AnthonyMalina 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Toolbar - URL & Search uneven lengths

It use to be after sizing the URL and Search to be even lengths, and then in Customize placing the Reload icon between them, the 2 windows would remain relatively the sam… (read more)

It use to be after sizing the URL and Search to be even lengths, and then in Customize placing the Reload icon between them, the 2 windows would remain relatively the same length. Now, however when completing the steps the Search window is reduced considerably (see attached). How to get the URL and Search portions more or less equal?

Asked by metaguy 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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LOST EVERY BOOKMARKS AND DOWNLOADS

I think I deleted my Firefox by mistake yesterday. I have reinstalled it BUT I have lost all my book marks and downloads which I had gathered over the years. I have tri… (read more)

I think I deleted my Firefox by mistake yesterday. I have reinstalled it BUT I have lost all my book marks and downloads which I had gathered over the years. I have tried to follow the instructions to restore the Bookmarks and downloads but this has not worked and I am at my wits end in trying to get back all this imprtant material. Can you help, please?

Asked by Joewho 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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How to send a "no-op" or dummy mouseclick?

In the good old days of Dial-up/Serial Comms links, and even today with Telnet, it's possible to get the Terminal to send periodic "no-ops" to the far end to keep the ses… (read more)

In the good old days of Dial-up/Serial Comms links, and even today with Telnet, it's possible to get the Terminal to send periodic "no-ops" to the far end to keep the session open/ stop it from timing out with extended gaps between activity. Is it possible to get Firefox to do this too please? I wounder if it's possible to send some form of periodic auto-mouseclick in a set area of the webpage? I'm not looking to circumvent lack of activity session termination entirely as I only want to arrange a slightly prolong the gap.

Asked by fixit9660 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Wrong version of firefox?

Some websites report that I have an old outdated version of firefox. But this is not true. I always use the latest version in 64bit under Windows 7. One of these websites… (read more)

Some websites report that I have an old outdated version of firefox. But this is not true. I always use the latest version in 64bit under Windows 7. One of these websites says I use Firefox 57.

I cannot get access to these sites. What may be the reason? I read this could be an outdated version of wordpress that these websites are using.

When I click on "show details" below, it also reports Firefox 57 but it is 76.0.1. What's wrong?

Asked by gaiss.rg 1 week ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 week ago

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Firefox screenshots will not work

I cannot copy or download any screenshots I take. I download, computer shows "failed" every time. I copy into a new notepad on my computer using the copy link & the… (read more)

I cannot copy or download any screenshots I take. I download, computer shows "failed" every time. I copy into a new notepad on my computer using the copy link & then Control + V, it does nothing. I do get a message that the screenshot I take has been copied to the clipboard. What could be the problem?

Thank you in advance.

Asked by hgw53t 1 week ago

Answered by gild 1 week ago

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Firefox "Accounts" opens on it's own. how do I stop it?

When I open Firefox from my desktop, I have my home page open with it's own tab and, the tab for "Firefox Accounts" opens with my account and email address on the front p… (read more)

When I open Firefox from my desktop, I have my home page open with it's own tab and, the tab for "Firefox Accounts" opens with my account and email address on the front page. I want to know how to stop this from happening. Thank you and have a wonderful day.

Asked by dan61265 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago