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"Add ons" page is blank.

I'm trying to download an add on, but when i do, the "add ons" page opens, and its blank. It's been like this for months. I've tried to uninstall Mozilla Firefox, and dow… (read more)

I'm trying to download an add on, but when i do, the "add ons" page opens, and its blank. It's been like this for months. I've tried to uninstall Mozilla Firefox, and downloaded again, but it still don't work.

What to do?

Asked by Diaz 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Why does Firefox open another Start Page tab everytime I hit the home key (which take me to my homepage on the current tab)?

When I hit the home key Firefox takes me back to my homepage (AOL) but also opens up a new Mozilla Firefox Start Page tab. I end up with a whole bunch of unwanted tabs. … (read more)

When I hit the home key Firefox takes me back to my homepage (AOL) but also opens up a new Mozilla Firefox Start Page tab. I end up with a whole bunch of unwanted tabs.

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Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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How to make firefox remember my browser size? I can zoom (ctrl+) ex. homepage, but if i go to next page it´s again small browser... ho to make it default size in everybody page?

it´s all in the question :) If i open browser and zoom ex. my homepage and i close window... and i open it again... that page is zoomed in the last size... but everytime … (read more)

it´s all in the question :)

If i open browser and zoom ex. my homepage and i close window... and i open it again... that page is zoomed in the last size... but everytime when i go a new page where i have´nt been before it´s smalll...

BUT i don´t want to change my resolution....

Asked by Herttire 10 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 years ago

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Can I retrieve a crashed session after accidentally clicking "Start new Session"

After getting the "Embarassing" dialogue, I accidentally clicked "Start new Session" instead of restore. Is there a way to access the cache and restore those tabs and win… (read more)

After getting the "Embarassing" dialogue, I accidentally clicked "Start new Session" instead of restore. Is there a way to access the cache and restore those tabs and windows? I'm running Windows and have not shut down my machine since the loss.

Asked by colinpowers 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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The Restoring Bookmarks routine said places.sqlite is an unsupported file

I have a new laptop. I have the hard disk from my previous machine which I can read from the new one. I followed the instructions in the help pages to Restore Bookmarks… (read more)

I have a new laptop. I have the hard disk from my previous machine which I can read from the new one. I followed the instructions in the help pages to Restore Bookmarks, navigating to places.sqlite. The wizard said that file was unsupported, so I couldn't get any further.

Alternatively, can I just manually copy the old places.sqlite into the new places.sqlite?

I must have the latest or near-latest version of Firefox, downloaded early Sept 2010.

Asked by PhilSheppard 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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how do I uninstall an older version of java from add-ons?

I updated java to version 6 update 21, but while the new version is present in 'add-ons' (java console 6.0.21), so is the old one.(java console 6.0.20). Only the disable… (read more)

I updated java to version 6 update 21, but while the new version is present in 'add-ons' (java console 6.0.21), so is the old one.(java console 6.0.20). Only the disable button is highlighted so I clicked it and it's now disabled, but why can't I uninstall it?

Asked by Johro 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How can I get rid of an exasperating Wikipedia balloon which pops up with a dictionary definition of a random word it chooses? Thanks!

I'm not sure whether or not the cursor activates this problem as it happens to pass over a word that wikipedia is programed to respond to w/ this definition balloon--it h… (read more)

I'm not sure whether or not the cursor activates this problem as it happens to pass over a word that wikipedia is programed to respond to w/ this definition balloon--it happens too fast for me to back track and figure out what i might have done that triggers its appearance. Seems random. No X to close balloon. Sometimes clicking cursor outside the balloon shuts if off...sometimes i can't get rid of it.Random occurrences of balloon but enough to be annoying.NOTE! Just now in hilighting "trouble shooting info" from Help menu, a balloon appeared w/ 4 icons:google, search Wikipedia, search duckduckgo and search surf canyon. This balloon appeared when the cursor went over the hi lighted text...it's like the Wikipedia dictionary definitions balloon i get when i'm reading online text! Connected?

Asked by imasutiki 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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java stops download problem with bin\awt.dll,file not found

bin\awt.dll: old file not found however a file of the same name was found no update done since file contents do not match. Java update fails to apply changes to your syst… (read more)

bin\awt.dll: old file not found however a file of the same name was found no update done since file contents do not match. Java update fails to apply changes to your system. Java set up error # 1722. these are the messages that I get when I try to upgrade java.

If all else fails can I just uninstall Java and download it from scratch

Asked by squire34 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Navigation tool bar does not display URL

When I go to a web site, the section of the navigation tool bar that displays the URL of the page no longer shows the http://www URL address as it always did in the past.… (read more)

When I go to a web site, the section of the navigation tool bar that displays the URL of the page no longer shows the http://www URL address as it always did in the past. The size of that part has shrunk. The area where you type in URL for search engine has expanded. I have no problems with the navigation bar, history, bookmarks, tabs, etc. Only problem is the URL does not display the page. Even this page has no URL shown on the navigation bar. All it has is the logo for mozilla and when I put the cursor over it, it says "Web site does not supply identity information." The same thing shows for every site I go to. Yes, I can bookmark the page with no problems and can use bookmarks to return to the page. But no URL is actually displayed like it always did in the past. Oh, I have an IMac and use a razor keyboard.

Asked by notageek 10 years ago

Answered by Morbus 10 years ago

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how to check email?

Wow. All of the hype about FireFox... how do I check my email? I was using Windows Mail with IE8. I am about to uninstall FireFox if it can't do something so simple...? … (read more)

Wow. All of the hype about FireFox... how do I check my email? I was using Windows Mail with IE8. I am about to uninstall FireFox if it can't do something so simple...?

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Every time Firefox opened

== Cant find icons, etc for email

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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I can't delete my bookmarks.

Hello, I've recently decided I want to delete a lot of my bookmarks. I probably have about 10.000+ of them and most are not needed at all (they come from StumbleUpon like… (read more)

Hello,

I've recently decided I want to delete a lot of my bookmarks. I probably have about 10.000+ of them and most are not needed at all (they come from StumbleUpon likes).

However, I cannot delete folders of bookmarks or higher numbers of selected bookmarks. Everytime I try to do that, my Firefox becomes unresponsive and my CPU usage goes to the maximum.

It doesn't delete them like this either. Numerous times I've terminated the unresponsive Firefox process and after restarting, all of the bookmarks were in place.

I can only delete smaller numbers of bookmarks (like 20-30 at a time), but considering the huge number of bookmarks I have, that would take a lot of time.

All of my StumbleUpon bookmarks are sorted in only about 10 folders or so, so I would only need to select one and delete it, if that worked.

Is there a workaround for this? Or some alternate way of deleting bookmarks, without the Bookmark Manager?

Thanks!

Asked by OtakuSempai 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do i fix a flash "plug-in container" issue (ff indicates most recent version is installed)

Hello. to start with im not really up on the ins and outs of ff, ive used it for a while but not really tinkered with till this problem Im running Vista (no comments on t… (read more)

Hello. to start with im not really up on the ins and outs of ff, ive used it for a while but not really tinkered with till this problem

Im running Vista (no comments on that please :p) and the latest version of as downloaded from the mozilla website (3.6 something)

my plug-ins are (version number): 2007 MS Office system (12.0.4518.1014), Bio3D (12.0.0.733) - this comes with ChemDraw i think, ChemDraw (12.0.0.733), getPlusPlus for Adobe 16287 (1.6.2.87), Java Deployment Toolkit (6.0.210.6), Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U21 (6.0.210.6), MS Office Live Plug-in for FF (2.0.4024.1), MS (R) WMP FF plug-in (1.0.0.8), Mozilla Default Plug-in (1.0.0.15), Novell iPrint Plug-in (5.3.0.0), Novell iPrint Scriptable Plug-in 1.0 (5.3.0.0), Quicktime P-in (7.6.6.0), Shockwave Flash (10.1.53.64), Silverlight P-in (4.0.50524.0), Windows Presentation Foundation (3.5.30729.1). Ive been on numerous fix-it sites but cant find a solution i understand or can get to work. the problem still occurs in safe mode and with only shockwave flash enabled (this seems to be the issue) and after numerous reinstalls, i have also deleted all i can find of adobe and shockwave then reinstalled to no avail :(

Whats chrome like? Thank you muchly

URL of affected sites

http://www.youtube.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by Michael Verdi 10 years ago

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You are about to log in to the site "keiron.me.uk" with the username "keiron", but the website does not require authentication. This may be an attempt to trick you.

http://keiron.me.uk This very annoying message appears whatever I select on my site You are about to log in to the site "keiron.me.uk" with the username "keiron", but the… (read more)

http://keiron.me.uk

This very annoying message appears whatever I select on my site

You are about to log in to the site "keiron.me.uk" with the username "keiron", but the website does not require authentication. This may be an attempt to trick you.

It ok with Internet Explorer

Asked by keiron 10 years ago

Answered by kbrosnan 10 years ago

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is there a plug in for nuance pdf reader?

I have stopped using Adobe Reader and started using Nuance PDF Reader. It is much more efficient and a much smaller footprint. My problem is that it will not open pdf d… (read more)

I have stopped using Adobe Reader and started using Nuance PDF Reader. It is much more efficient and a much smaller footprint. My problem is that it will not open pdf documents imbeded in a web page. Example, I am trying to read my messages from Verizon Wireless on their web site.

Asked by Pat 10 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 years ago

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In adress bar when i double click lets say on http://firefox.com it selectes all the string not the word i am clicking on, this happens on linux firefox not to windows, why this?????

Lets say we have a url in the address bar : http://www.firefox.com, Try in ubuntu linux to double click on firefox word, as you can see it does not select the firefox wor… (read more)

Lets say we have a url in the address bar : http://www.firefox.com, Try in ubuntu linux to double click on firefox word, as you can see it does not select the firefox word but all the address bar data. This is very annoying... Why cant you do it like in windows?

Asked by gadlol 10 years ago

Answered by mastadizzy 10 years ago

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href="file://f://myfile.ext would like to not specify hard drive and use same directory as my html file.

When using href="file://f://myfile.ext" it open fine within Firefox 3.6.8. However, I would like to NOT hard code the hard drive and use the same drive location as my h… (read more)

When using href="file://f://myfile.ext" it open fine within Firefox 3.6.8. However, I would like to NOT hard code the hard drive and use the same drive location as my html file that invokes this href link. I have tried to use href="file://///myfile.ext" and it does not work. I get an error message saying File Not Found. For ie browser I can just specify href="/myfile.ext" and it works fine. This is a simple html file that references severals local files and I have all of this material on a usb memory stick (ie my F drive). The memory stick will be sent to several folks and their usb drive may be some other letter.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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I get http://www.landing.savetubevideo.com when I do searches and I alreadly uninstalled savetubevideo.

When I do searches and click on the results, some results go to custom search with the address http://www.landing.savetubevideo.com. I uninstalled this program and it did… (read more)

When I do searches and click on the results, some results go to custom search with the address http://www.landing.savetubevideo.com. I uninstalled this program and it didn't help.

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== I recevied an error message about downloader.com, wpcap.dll was missing

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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Entries meant for Queriac are going to Verizon "Search Assist" instead

The way my about:config is set up, all URL-bar entries that aren't formatted like a URL are instead sent to "http://queri.ac/lenoxus/X", where X is the entry. The result … (read more)

The way my about:config is set up, all URL-bar entries that aren't formatted like a URL are instead sent to "http://queri.ac/lenoxus/X", where X is the entry. The result is that I can treat the awesomebar as a command line of sorts; for example, if I enter "fb", it redirects me to Facebook, and if I type "w chocolate", it searches Wikipedia for "chocolate". (Yes, I know Firefox has keyworded bookmarks, but Queriac allows me to easily synchronize those with other computers.)

I recently set up a wireless system for my house. The router gets input from a DSL modem which gets input from a Verizon phone line. There's a sudden new behavior going on: if the entry is not a URL and doesn't contain a space, the query is instead sent to a Verizon search engine thing called "Search Assist". I tried following Verizon's directions for turning this off (re-interpreting them for Mac 10.5), but the only result was to prevent all Web pages from loading.

In any case, it seems to me that there should be a way for the pattern to go Firefox -> Queriac-based-URL -> okay Verizon, please go to that Queriac page. How do I prevent Verizon from butting in and "trying to help" before Queriac gets a chance to receive the two- or three-letter data? Is there an about:config that could work?

For what it's worth, everything does still work fine if there's a space in the entry. If I type "w dragonfly", it will load this page, but if I only enter "w", it loads this one. So a current workaround is to type things like "fb x". I want the workaround-workaround.

Asked by Chris 10 years ago

Answered by Noah 8 years ago