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Using the -no-deelevate command option on a second profile

I have been using the -no-deelevate command line option to launch my main browser profile with a shortcut to Firefox.exe without any problem since it became necessary. Ho… (read more)

I have been using the -no-deelevate command line option to launch my main browser profile with a shortcut to Firefox.exe without any problem since it became necessary. However, I am unable to start my other profile to allow dragging. Is there a way to do it, please?

Asked by Straydog 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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specific date in History

Hi, I would like the history from a specific date: 22/08/2020 (AEST). I can see the "most recent history" but there is no date attached. Could I please have a time stampe… (read more)

Hi,

I would like the history from a specific date: 22/08/2020 (AEST).

I can see the "most recent history" but there is no date attached.

Could I please have a time stamped list all the websites that I visited on the 22nd to the 23rd of August, 2020?

Kind regards, Kade

Asked by encinoman1 9 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Captive Network login, redo: Detectportal?

I must log in to the WiFi network I use. When I start FireFox the first time, it brings up my login page, I click [Accept], and I'm online. After a while on, I get kicked… (read more)

I must log in to the WiFi network I use. When I start FireFox the first time, it brings up my login page, I click [Accept], and I'm online. After a while on, I get kicked off, and must log in again. (The non-internet, WiFi connection remains active; but I'm neither logged in nor online.) How do I re-initialize the automatic login function ("detectportal"?)?

Closing, and re-starting FireFox again doesn't work; it initially tries to go to my homepage instead... *but it can't*, because I'm not online. I can't go to the login page's displayed URL, for the same reason. I have to actually restart the computer, loosing whatever I'm doing, then start FireFox. Then, and only then, can I get it to go to the network login page so I can login and continue.

Is there a button, "about:thingie", or setting I can use to reinitialize the automatic login page search & display mechanism? Rebooting the whole computer is a xxxx.

Asked by ReggieA 10 months ago

Answered by ReggieA 9 months ago

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Visited Links color doesn't stick

I believe this started with 94.0.2 but could be 94.0.1. Looking at various things in Easysnews.com, for instance thumbnails, the title for that item used to change from b… (read more)

I believe this started with 94.0.2 but could be 94.0.1. Looking at various things in Easysnews.com, for instance thumbnails, the title for that item used to change from blue (Unvisted Links) to brown (Visited Links) and keep the brown color until I exited Easynews. Now it does not. In another case, looking at my list of favorite groups, the group name will turn brown as long as my mouse is over it but it will not stick if I select that item.

I am not using system colors and Override the colors specified by the page with your selections above is set to Only With High Contrast themes. I tried the other two choices but they really created a mess.

I have also tried deleting any easynews cookies to no effect.

Asked by rw330i 10 months ago

Answered by rw330i 9 months ago

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Not compatible with software

I have been using Software Pursuits (Visual Pursuits) for many years which is software used by many camera clubs to assist in judging images and enables clubs to communic… (read more)

I have been using Software Pursuits (Visual Pursuits) for many years which is software used by many camera clubs to assist in judging images and enables clubs to communicate with one another. Lately, Visual Pursuits does not recognize me as a member.....especially when communicating via email. As secretary I send out reports to many members but I am excluded in receiving those emails as the sender or cc. Are there any settings which is preventing that. I have no other problems using VP....it is only when I communicate via email. Would welcome any questions or suggestions. Thank you.

Asked by condogal 9 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 9 months ago

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General Browsing

Dear Firefox: When ever I try to search for a general topic (e.g. apples), I receive the following error message: "The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detecte… (read more)

Dear Firefox:

When ever I try to search for a general topic (e.g. apples), I receive the following error message: "The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."

I believe that have enabled cookies but I always receive the same message above. Could you please help me solve this problem? Thanks. ...

Asked by ron.kobylnyk 9 months ago

Answered by Amelia 9 months ago

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Firefox userChrome.css - Hide address bar

Hello! I am using the userChrome.css file to hide the nav bar (# nav-bar) and show it when hovering the tabs. The following code works a bit, but when I open the develope… (read more)

Hello! I am using the userChrome.css file to hide the nav bar (# nav-bar) and show it when hovering the tabs.

The following code works a bit, but when I open the developer tools they overlap.

# nav-bar {
   z-index: -1;
}

# navigator-toolbox: hover # nav-bar {
   z-index: 1;
   background-color: rgba (0,0,0,0.8)! important;
}

#browser {
   margin-top: -45px;
}

Any advice to achieve the expected functionality? Thank you

gif showing the problem: https://s10.gifyu.com/images/firefox-customization-problem.gif

Asked by serhumanos 10 months ago

Answered by serhumanos 9 months ago

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Some images dont upload/downlaod correctly

Basically what happens is that some images download and upload as a mess of vertical stripes. One of the images is what happens when i try to change my pfp on my email, a… (read more)

Basically what happens is that some images download and upload as a mess of vertical stripes. One of the images is what happens when i try to change my pfp on my email, and the this (i couldnt get the image to upload here) is what downlaods when i hit share here.

Asked by Vit.pokorny-22 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Can't log on to my Vanguard account

My new computer is running Windows 11. I just tried to log on to my Vanguard account and the Logon button has no response. Using Microsoft Edge I had no problems logging … (read more)

My new computer is running Windows 11. I just tried to log on to my Vanguard account and the Logon button has no response. Using Microsoft Edge I had no problems logging on so the issue must be with Firefox security controls. I have turned off Ad Blocker Ultimate as well as made an exception for cookies from this site. What can I do to fix this?

Asked by Steve 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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picture dowload on Firefox 94.02

I got Firefox 94.02 just some days ago, it changed from 94.01. Until the change all was in order, since I can`t dowload pics as JPEG or PNG anymore directly, but 94.02 fo… (read more)

I got Firefox 94.02 just some days ago, it changed from 94.01. Until the change all was in order, since I can`t dowload pics as JPEG or PNG anymore directly, but 94.02 forces me to donload as WEbP, which inconvenient. Can somebody offer help, or at least an idea how to fix this issue?

Asked by pilgrim901 10 months ago

Answered by Terry 10 months ago

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I have one web site that will not recognize my pass word and pass code. It used to work untill down loading Firefox updates.

This web site ' cornerstonegrp.securecafe.com/residentservices/carolina-club/userlogin.aspx'. The site tells me that password or pass code incorrect. In the past allowed … (read more)

This web site ' cornerstonegrp.securecafe.com/residentservices/carolina-club/userlogin.aspx'. The site tells me that password or pass code incorrect. In the past allowed me to continue to the main web page. At this time all of the add-ons are disabled. Cornerstone web site is the only site not recognizing login. Please help.

Asked by donald 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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New Tab Shortcuts wiped out by Sync

Hi all, I suspect I'm out of luck but I'm hoping someone might have some ideas ... I'm using Firefox 94.0.2 and I have become a big fan of the ability to pin shortcuts/b… (read more)

Hi all, I suspect I'm out of luck but I'm hoping someone might have some ideas ... I'm using Firefox 94.0.2 and I have become a big fan of the ability to pin shortcuts/bookmarks to tiles in the New Tab screen. I customized my New Tab with 9 rows of tiles, 72 pinned sites, a very useful & convenient feature.

I got a new laptop for work, installed Firefox and logged into my Firefox account. I ran Sync to copy some open tabs over to the browser in my old laptop. Somehow the sync picked up the setting of having 72 tiles on the New Tab page, on the new laptop, which was great; but instead of my pinned sites, the 72 tiles were populated by random sites (presumably pulled out of browsing history). No worries; I'd expected that I'd have to manually configure the new laptop's browser anyway.

But then when i logged into my old laptop this morning I was dismayed to see that the pinned sites were gone! The 72 tiles are still there, but the pinned sites have been replaced by random ones. Now I'll have to reconfigure my old laptop's browser as well. :-(

My question: is there any way to restore the previous pinned sites without having to re-pin them all manually? And once they're all back in place, is there some way to export/save/lock them, so this won't happen again? If having Sync enabled across my two devices is going to randomly wipe out my pinned sites, then I suppose the New Tab tile functionality is not so useful and I'll just use an old-fashioned Bookmark list.

Thanks in advance for any insights!

Asked by ghost2270 10 months ago

Answered by ghost2270 10 months ago

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Recovery Key Invalid

Hello, I was having trouble logging in because I thought I had disconnected my authentication app, but I eventually found it (so I am able to log in now). Before I figure… (read more)

Hello,

I was having trouble logging in because I thought I had disconnected my authentication app, but I eventually found it (so I am able to log in now). Before I figured this out, however, I tried to use my recovery key to log in. I found the text file that had my recovery key '[Email] Firefox Recovery Key.txt' (from 2019) and when I tried to use this, it didn't work. I noticed that the recovery page asks for a recovery 'code' instead of 'key' and when I was able to log in, it said I had never set up a Recovery Key.

Just wanted to flag the issue in case there's a reason why old Recovery Keys no longer work. It certainly could have been my error, but since I had the file, it seemed like it should've worked.

Asked by esbrannon 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Boot up issue

Can you put one of those hourglass "wait" symbols to show on the next update because I never know if Firefox has booted or not and if you hit it again, it corrupts the ne… (read more)

Can you put one of those hourglass "wait" symbols to show on the next update because I never know if Firefox has booted or not and if you hit it again, it corrupts the next boot and wastes a bunch of time.

Asked by fishn.jim2 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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css code to customize Bookmark Toolbar DropDowns

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am runn… (read more)

Hi, I have an issue with making the separators in the bookmark toolbar drop-downs visible. I am running Firefox 95 with the Quantum - dark Blue theme installed. I am running Linix Mint Uma.

The dropdown have separator - space - but no line showing that there is a separator. I have tried many ways to make the separators visible and with light-grey colouring in the userChrome.css file but nothing changes.

Anybody have any idea what can be done or where I might change the Quantum-DarkBlue coding to incorporate the visible separators?

Haagen

Asked by haagen.blomberg 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Password seems stuck between old and new value

I changed my account password last week and it worked properly for several days. Today, however, I had to use my previous password. When I went to the Change Password dia… (read more)

I changed my account password last week and it worked properly for several days. Today, however, I had to use my previous password. When I went to the Change Password dialog, however the new password is showing up as "current".

Asked by martinrobb 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Open multiple tabs of a folder in pinned mode?

I simultaneously open two links of a bookmark folder by using the mouse scroller click. This is a most useful action, but once the pages are opened, they have to be re-se… (read more)

I simultaneously open two links of a bookmark folder by using the mouse scroller click. This is a most useful action, but once the pages are opened, they have to be re-selected to be pinned. Is it possible to open them in pinned mode?

Asked by ineuw 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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When I use gmail in FFx some emails don't fully open and display their contents.

When I use gmail in FFx some emails don't fully open and display their contents but they do when I use MS Edge browser. Office Depot/Office Max sales emails in particular… (read more)

When I use gmail in FFx some emails don't fully open and display their contents but they do when I use MS Edge browser. Office Depot/Office Max sales emails in particular just open to show the Office Depot name, with no content below it. But when viewed in Edge everything works- the email displays everything that's on sale.

Asked by ZimmyZoBar 10 months ago

Answered by ZimmyZoBar 10 months ago

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empty bookmarks toolbar

My bookmarks toolbar disappeared. I was able to restore it, but it's blank. Using an add-in, I can show my bookmarks in a side pane. That pane does show a Bookmarks Toolb… (read more)

My bookmarks toolbar disappeared. I was able to restore it, but it's blank. Using an add-in, I can show my bookmarks in a side pane. That pane does show a Bookmarks Toolbar folder, which has the expected contents.

Additional issue: how do I rearrange my toolbars. The desired order, from top to bottom is title menu navigation tabs bookmarks

Windows 7 Pro, Firefox 94.0.2

Much thanks!

Asked by walterdh 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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cache cookies and passwords

Hi II am a relative computer novice and I am confused by the concept of deleting cache and cookies. I am having trouble with Firefox browser on Vanguard website. I wa… (read more)

Hi II am a relative computer novice and I am confused by the concept of deleting cache and cookies.

I am having trouble with Firefox browser on Vanguard website. I was told to clear my cache and/or cookies.

I don't currently store any Vanguard passwords on my computer.

However, I’m afraid that if I clear cache or clear cookies I will inadvertently remove the passwords for all my other websites.

Is there a way to clear cache and clear cookies without deleting passwords?

Asked by peggywarner 10 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago