Firefox v90 Slow loading if wireless 5G Home network SSiD is changed.

I had to purchase a new wireless router. It is recommended to use a new SSiD name on the new router verses the old one to stop issues with IoT devices. If I use a new rec… (read more)

I had to purchase a new wireless router. It is recommended to use a new SSiD name on the new router verses the old one to stop issues with IoT devices. If I use a new recommended SSiD name, Firefox v90 takes well over 2 minutes to load. Google Chrome and Edge load instantly. If I do use the old SSiD Firefox loads normally again but I have problems with a bunch of my IoT devices on the network. I have tried setting the loading page to blank, clean installs, refreshing Firefox and playing with other settings in about:config. (Were does Firefox keep tabs of the network name so I can just clear it?) Is it in the registry? Windows 10 Pro 64 PC - New ASUS RT-AX86U router. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by malenart 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Fence Icon Above Email Address Box And Warning That Using Real Email Address Might Allow FaceBook to Track

Today is the first time I noticed a red fence icon above the box where I type my email address to login to the website where I do my work as a bookkeeper for a property m… (read more)

Today is the first time I noticed a red fence icon above the box where I type my email address to login to the website where I do my work as a bookkeeper for a property management company. When I placed my cursor on the icon it said, "If you use your real email address here, Facebook may be able to track you. Click to learn more." See attached screenshot. But, clicking did nothing.

I'm pretty sure I'm safe since the email address I use to login to work is different from the one I use for Facebook, but could someone please shed more light on this?

Thanks! ~Elise

Asked by Elise 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

How to make update settings stick (FF 90.0.2, running on Win 7 Pro)

Whenever I check "about Firefox" under the Help menu, if there are updates, FF automatically downloads and installs them. This is not my preferred method of installing up… (read more)

Whenever I check "about Firefox" under the Help menu, if there are updates, FF automatically downloads and installs them. This is not my preferred method of installing updates. When I go to the Tools/Settings and type in "Updates", I find that the "Automatically install updates (recommended)" button is selected. Of course, I immediately change this to the "Check for updates but let you choose to install them" setting, which lasts until I (manually) install the next update. At that point, the new update setting defaults back to "Automatically install updates (recommended)".

Is there a way to make my update selection stick?

Asked by LesF 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Firefox Nightly Freezes on Opening - Windows 11

Firefox Nightly will freeze on opening in the first instance on Windows 11 about 75% of the time. I have to open a new instance for it to load. Old instance stays frozen… (read more)

Firefox Nightly will freeze on opening in the first instance on Windows 11 about 75% of the time.

I have to open a new instance for it to load. Old instance stays frozen and eventually throws up an error

Asked by Ben Taylor 5 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

Prompted multiple times for primary password

Hello, Since the last Firefox update I am being prompted for my primary password at random intervals of time. Before I only needed to enter my primary password once per s… (read more)

Hello,

Since the last Firefox update I am being prompted for my primary password at random intervals of time. Before I only needed to enter my primary password once per session and this new behavior is a bit worrying as I didn't see it documented anywhere (is that really Firefox asking me for my credentials?). I had a look in the settings but couldn't see any new "timeout" feature or anything in the Privacy & Security section. What gives?

Thanks for any answer that will explain this mew behavior.

Asked by IndoSteph 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

How to remove the Bookmark star from the URL address bar?

Hello, I need your help with removing a duplicate bookmark star from the URL bar, please. The thing is I already have moved it to the top left corner just as I prefer. H… (read more)

Hello, I need your help with removing a duplicate bookmark star from the URL bar, please. The thing is I already have moved it to the top left corner just as I prefer. However, the star in the URL field is impossible to kill. I have tried to use the customization menu but it does not allow me to drag off this annoying URL star. And, even if I right-click it in hope to find something like "remove/hide the Bookmark star" this star does not react to right-clicks. Also, after some research I have not found the way to do it via about:config :-( _

  Can you help me remove the star in the URL bar? The star in the top left corner though should stay because this is where I need it, but the star in the URL bar should go away.

PS this problem appeared after the "wonderful' June GUI redesign. Before that I was able to remove the star easily from the address bar. I am attaching a screenshot below:

Asked by inyazserg 19 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

temporary lock on auto fill when submitting computer for serivce

I am going to give my computer to a service person. Is it possible to put a temporary block on auto fill, and then be able to restore autofill when I have my computer bac… (read more)

I am going to give my computer to a service person. Is it possible to put a temporary block on auto fill, and then be able to restore autofill when I have my computer back? (I am not a "power use" - perhaps this function is readily available....) thanks for your help Martha

Asked by marthasandefer 11 hours ago

Last reply by ajs256 5 hours ago

Firefox is already running but not responding. The old firefox process must be closed to open a new window

Hello Team, Firefox is already running but not responding. The old firefox process must be closed to open a new window. I'm running a windows 10 laptop. I tried to resolv… (read more)

Hello Team, Firefox is already running but not responding. The old firefox process must be closed to open a new window. I'm running a windows 10 laptop. I tried to resolve this issue 1) through task manager, but the issue didn't resolve mentioned in the browser 2) Remove the profile lock file, but it didn't show any folders/files.

However I'm able to install and use other browsers like edge, chrome and opera. Can someone help me to resolve this issue and use firefox browser?

Asked by harishedamad 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

website content incorrect

all of a sudden some website do not show all characters anymore (see attached image). I have tried all trouble shooting from mozilla. Can anyone help me? many thanks, bar… (read more)

all of a sudden some website do not show all characters anymore (see attached image). I have tried all trouble shooting from mozilla. Can anyone help me? many thanks, bart

Asked by bart.myrthe 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

Firefox Browser no longerdefault why

after an update by who I do not know I now find my browser is no longer Firefox but MS Edge, I cannot find any way to revert to firefox all attempts are blocked my MS Sa… (read more)

after an update by who I do not know I now find my browser is no longer Firefox but MS Edge, I cannot find any way to revert to firefox all attempts are blocked my MS Saying Firefox is an unsafe source Help

Asked by rwbg04774 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

some black screem pop up

It's my fast day in Firefox browser but I am little bit unsatisfied as sometime a small black screen pop up by which I cannot interact with the product properly. I have s… (read more)

It's my fast day in Firefox browser but I am little bit unsatisfied as sometime a small black screen pop up by which I cannot interact with the product properly. I have share one screenshot of a YouTube video, you can clearly see that two small black box is there in the video. You may check the video here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9A_KkNyxh8. I really become very angry when it happen, for that I cannot even sign in into my google account properly.

Asked by karanadhikary811720 13 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

Why do I Have Add-on/extensions in my account that should have been deleted?

his question has been asked AND IGNORED repeatedly all the way back to 2019 so I am not really expecting any difference now but this will be the subject of many social me… (read more)

his question has been asked AND IGNORED repeatedly all the way back to 2019 so I am not really expecting any difference now but this will be the subject of many social media posts about how Firefox pretends to be different from the other browsers but in actuality is exactly the same!

Asked by sercouwis2004 13 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

I lost my bookmarks after a "reset" in windows 10 and have no clue how to restore them?!

Is there a way to restore my previous list of bookmarks after losing my firefox browser along with my startpage search? After I did a "reset" I ended up with everything M… (read more)

Is there a way to restore my previous list of bookmarks after losing my firefox browser along with my startpage search? After I did a "reset" I ended up with everything MS and with that, I lost my browser and search...stuck with Edge and other such stuff?

Asked by meestertim 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

retrieve former bookmarks

Last week, I had to re-installed OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) on my iMac because of lightening bolt surge. And, after doing so, I then had to re-install the Waterfox brow… (read more)

Last week, I had to re-installed OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) on my iMac because of lightening bolt surge. And, after doing so, I then had to re-install the Waterfox browser app. to gain better access to my email account (because the old version of Safari that came with the vintage OS re-installation is no longer viable)

My questions are: 1. Do my former bookmarks (or the Waterfox profile that they were stored in) still exist somewhere? and 2. Is it possible to retrieve them to replace (and/or add them to) the new profiled bookmarks created with the updated Waterfox app.?

I've already tried following some of the suggested help from the forum questions that I read here, but have been disheartened because no backups for my years of bookmarking seem to exist. Sadly, I never knew that there was a way to back up bookmarks prior to this recent investigation.

Asked by briandn07 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 hours ago

when trying to Create and Account at/in the Firefox installation page, it says I'm NOT CONNECTED, yet I'm currently on the internet with several other items. Seems to be a real Catch-22???

when trying to Create and Account at/in the Firefox installation page, it says I'm NOT CONNECTED, yet I'm currently on the internet with several other items. Seems to b… (read more)

when trying to Create and Account at/in the Firefox installation page, it says I'm NOT CONNECTED, yet I'm currently on the internet with several other items. Seems to be a real Catch-22???

Asked by bobpak1 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 hours ago