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How do I make Bing my default search engine

How do I make Bing my default search engine? E.G., the FF home page has 'Google' above the space in which I can type my search query which of course takes me to 'Google'… (read more)

How do I make Bing my default search engine? E.G., the FF home page has 'Google' above the space in which I can type my search query which of course takes me to 'Google'. How to change this to 'Bing'? That is my question.

Asked by richard.d.schmidt@gmail.com 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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Sometimes the left-click of my mouse doesn't work, and it only occurs in Firefox.

Some links need to be opened with a middle-click in a new tab for me to see them, instead of just left-clicking to advance the page. It only occurs in Firefox, not in any… (read more)

Some links need to be opened with a middle-click in a new tab for me to see them, instead of just left-clicking to advance the page. It only occurs in Firefox, not in any other programs or Windows itself.

Firefox 3.6.13

Asked by official.jab 9 years ago

Answered by noahm 9 years ago

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Firefox displays strange characters instead of normal text in certain sites.

Every time I go to Wikia or Wikipedia or even signing in to my AIM mailbox OR even type the code in reCaptcha. I always encounter the strange characters issues instead. I… (read more)

Every time I go to Wikia or Wikipedia or even signing in to my AIM mailbox OR even type the code in reCaptcha. I always encounter the strange characters issues instead. I tried to follow all the so called solutions provided but none ever work. I had to rely on Chrome to go to these websites because FF can't. I even hard-reset on my profile.

Asked by 1stsim144 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How to limit download number

when I download numerous (30-50 files at once) files, firefox gets as many downloads simultaneously as possible (6-7 siml dwlds). I want to limit simultaneous download nu… (read more)

when I download numerous (30-50 files at once) files, firefox gets as many downloads simultaneously as possible (6-7 siml dwlds). I want to limit simultaneous download number to 2-3. could not find the option for that. I need it bec FFox occupies all connections and I can not use any other internet stuff that time.

Asked by mamdfirefox 9 years ago

Answered by dynamite 9 years ago

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I need help in creating Firefox profiles directly from command line (script like) without having to use the profile manager step-by-step window

is there a way to provide command line arguments when invoking profile manager so that I can seamlessly create a profile from one invocation? Passing profile name and pro… (read more)

is there a way to provide command line arguments when invoking profile manager so that I can seamlessly create a profile from one invocation? Passing profile name and profile location. I have to bypass user interaction with profile manager window. Thanks.

Asked by septimiu 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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How can I update Outdated or Corrupted Certificates?

I may have inadvertently deleted or corrupted a few of my web certificates. Now when I start Firefox 3.6.13, I get a pop-up saying the a specific certificate is invalid.… (read more)

I may have inadvertently deleted or corrupted a few of my web certificates. Now when I start Firefox 3.6.13, I get a pop-up saying the a specific certificate is invalid. I cannot, for example, use the Firefox add-on Invisible Hand because its certificate is invalid. I've tried removing and re-installing Invisible Hand, but no luck .

How do I reload an invalid, missing, corrupt or out of date certificate?

Thank you,

airpilot

Asked by airpilot1 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Cannot save .pdf files from Firefox

I am having problems saving .pdf files from some websites (ex: Time Warner Cable) with Firefox. When I click on View or Save the .pdf, Firefox opens a new window, and I … (read more)

I am having problems saving .pdf files from some websites (ex: Time Warner Cable) with Firefox. When I click on View or Save the .pdf, Firefox opens a new window, and I can see the document. However, sometimes it won't let me save it. When I go to the bottom of the document, the Adobe menu bar pops up, but when I hit the save icon, nothing happens (note: on rare occasions, hitting the save icon will open a dialog box and allow me to save the document; however, most frequently, it does nothing. Even on the same site - sometimes it allows me to save; sometimes it doesn't). There is noting in the Firefox window that will allow me to save either (just Move, Size, Minimize, Maximize, Close). Both Internet Explorer and Chrome allow me to save the .pdfs from these sites, so it is not a site problem.

Any thoughts?

Asked by J Spamtin 9 years ago

Answered by Svetlana 9 years ago

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how do I save my bookmarks to a desktop folder for transferring to a new computer?

I have tried to export my Favoutires from my IE browser but all the I get is a Mozilla shortcut to Windows Media Player, nothing else transfers, so how do I export mozill… (read more)

I have tried to export my Favoutires from my IE browser but all the I get is a Mozilla shortcut to Windows Media Player, nothing else transfers, so how do I export mozilla bookkmarks to a desktop folder that I can add to a Cd or memory stick to download to a new computer i will be getting soon?

Asked by Aviemore 9 years ago

Answered by Svetlana 9 years ago

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When I type into the address bar, yahoo search results appear. this just started happening, it was showing google search results previously. how do I get google results instead of yahoo?

If I type "NBA" into the address bar, I will get results from yahoo. I don't want yahoo results, I want Google results. This just started happening today. How do I get Go… (read more)

If I type "NBA" into the address bar, I will get results from yahoo. I don't want yahoo results, I want Google results. This just started happening today. How do I get Google search results to show after typing into the address bar?

Asked by apostlejw 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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How to disable javascript on one website?

I know this is an odd one but I hope someone can help. Basically I'm developing a website that takes user details using a snippet of java script. I've figured that the ea… (read more)

I know this is an odd one but I hope someone can help.

Basically I'm developing a website that takes user details using a snippet of java script.

I've figured that the easiest way to make sure my own visits are not counted is to disable java script in my browser as this is the only piece of javascript on the site so it won't affect any over functionality.

The problem is, I only want to disable it for when i visit this one website but not when i visit any other website.

Any ideas?

p.s. i have looked into ip address blocking and cookie blocking as alternative methods of not counting my views, i'm really just interested in the solution i've suggested above, thanks for the thought though :)

Asked by Wormholer693 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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How do I merge multiple windows into 1 window with several tabs?

In Safari it is possible to merge several open windows into 1 single window, with each window becoming a new tab within the new window, so you can easily switch from tab… (read more)

In Safari it is possible to merge several open windows into 1 single window, with each window becoming a new tab within the new window, so you can easily switch from tab to tab. I cannot find how to do this in Firefox - does anyone know if it is possible? Thanks.

Asked by N303 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Getting a 403 forbidden error on a website that I could previously access.

I have been getting a 403 forbidden error on a website that I could previously access. It always worked fine, but one day I just started getting this error message. I c… (read more)

I have been getting a 403 forbidden error on a website that I could previously access. It always worked fine, but one day I just started getting this error message. I can access it from Safari and Chrome, but no longer from Firefox.

Asked by LColacionHayes 9 years ago

Answered by sonpt1907 9 years ago

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Keyboard TAB key doesn't move between clickable fields

Upon entering my username and password, I used to press the tab key on my keyboard to move between clickable or button fields. This was possible on a previous versions of… (read more)

Upon entering my username and password, I used to press the tab key on my keyboard to move between clickable or button fields. This was possible on a previous versions of Firefox. Firefox 3.6.13 doesn't allow me to do this. When I press the TAB key on my keyboard after entering the username and password, the cursor jumps to the URL address box. It used to jump onto the OK button, which, then I would press enter to login. This happens with all sites. Also, the TAB key doesn't jump through ALL clickable URL fields. It was helpful/faster than using the mouse to click on the OK button. Can this be reverted to the way the previous Firefox used to do?

Asked by mostwanted 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How to disable download notification in taskbar?

In addition to the Downloads window, I also get a little notification that appears from the taskbar to let me know that a download has completed. How can I disable it? … (read more)

In addition to the Downloads window, I also get a little notification that appears from the taskbar to let me know that a download has completed. How can I disable it? I've checked Tools, Control Panel, the Taskbar options/properties, as well as the Add-on Manager (thinking maybe it was an extension that I added a while back). The option/feature doesn't show up anywhere. What am I missing here?? I want to turn it off.

Asked by tikcay 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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I don't want auto complete of usernames in gmail or other sites

Even now, when I registered to ask my question, as soon as I typed the first letter of my username auto complete gave me the options that have been used. I have accidenta… (read more)

Even now, when I registered to ask my question, as soon as I typed the first letter of my username auto complete gave me the options that have been used. I have accidentally typed a password right after a username before and now that also pops up as an option.

I have tried clearing cookies. I also tried clearing the cache, but never sure if it has worked The posts I read said to click the ok button after the clear now button. I don't have an ok button. How do I clear this and prevent it from happening again.

Asked by jaydiefay 9 years ago

Answered by Grant Heaslip 9 years ago