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I have google set as my homepage and cursor goes to address bar instead of google search box

This happened after the last update 105.0. Any way to fix it? I have google set as my homepage and cursor starts at the address bar when opening firefox instead of the g… (read more)

This happened after the last update 105.0. Any way to fix it?

I have google set as my homepage and cursor starts at the address bar when opening firefox instead of the google search box in the middle like it always did.

Asked by Guidodi 1 week ago

Last reply by MrSensible 5 days ago

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Update 105.0 focus on address bar on startup

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar o… (read more)

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar on startup.

Now it focuses on the address bar instead (i.e. https://www.google.co.uk/ is selected). How can I make it focus on the webpage search bar on startup again instead?

I already found this thread from last year https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1334131 and tried changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false but it didn't have any noticeable effect and the issue is still present.

Many thanks.

Asked by puzzled42 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

Firefox downloading 0 byte htm files moz-safe-about resources

I was watching anime today on some site and my firefox was downloading many files without my knowledge into my download folder. I'm worried that it can be some viruses? T… (read more)

I was watching anime today on some site and my firefox was downloading many files without my knowledge into my download folder. I'm worried that it can be some viruses? This is a screenshoot. Should i be worried? Thank you for help.

Asked by t.martynik 5 months ago

Last reply by ReachMrSparks 3 weeks ago

Firefox 105.0 upgrade and malware

Since Firefox upgraded to 105.0 in the past day, every time I open it, my malware detection software gives me a notice that it has blocked malware. Here is a printout fro… (read more)

Since Firefox upgraded to 105.0 in the past day, every time I open it, my malware detection software gives me a notice that it has blocked malware. Here is a printout from the software:


Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details- Protection Event Date: 9/21/22 Protection Event Time: 9:36 AM Log File: c45b2d49-39ba-11ed-95d2-7824af3be113.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.5.14.210 Components Version: 1.0.1751 Update Package Version: 1.0.60359 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 19044.2006) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Blocked Website Details- Malicious Website: 1, C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0, ,

-Website Data- Category: Malware Domain: pki-goog.l.google.com IP Address: 142.250.191.131 Port: 80 Type: Outbound File: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe (end)


So it appears that Firefox (and perhaps google) is showing up as a malicious website. Any idea why this is occurring? FWIW, my start page is startpage.com. The alert also appears even when I search using DuckDuckGo, and also when I go back to home page.

Any suggestions?

Asked by Bobaru52 1 week ago

Last reply by James 1 week ago

Onedrive Will Not Load on Firefox

When I attempt to go to the OneDrive browser site using firefox it fails to load. It isn't infinite loading, nor is it displaying an error. It just finishes loading but s… (read more)

When I attempt to go to the OneDrive browser site using firefox it fails to load. It isn't infinite loading, nor is it displaying an error. It just finishes loading but shows nothing but a white page. This issue is only on Firefox as attempting to go to the OneDrive browser site on Microsoft edge works just fine. It's also only an issue with the main onedrive site and the folder browsing pages. Going directly to a file loads the page just fine.

Asked by ninjaofthefunk 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Proxy / VPN

Hi. Since FF v103 it seems, when working with a VPN, and then trying to use also a browser extension VPN, it either does not or does not connect until after 45s. Before i… (read more)

Hi. Since FF v103 it seems, when working with a VPN, and then trying to use also a browser extension VPN, it either does not or does not connect until after 45s. Before it was immediate. It works in all other browsers (incl FF before v103). So this is a recent change in FF that harms normal VPN connections. I found out by trial and error, that changing the port of the VPN extension to 443 and disabling and enabling the extension and going back to v103 from v103.0.1 helped, but that should not be like that. So something has been broken in the latest v103.0.1 - please kindly look into it. Thank you!

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Asked by spdgnzls 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 month ago

Not Able to Upload

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from wor… (read more)

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from working. Does anyone know how to fix it?

Asked by drlinmorel 4 months ago

Last reply by george6996 1 month ago

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Disable "What's new with Firefox" page

Ever since the "What's new with Firefox" page contained an ad for a movie, I want to disable it as I find it objectionable that a decision to include advertising on that … (read more)

Ever since the "What's new with Firefox" page contained an ad for a movie, I want to disable it as I find it objectionable that a decision to include advertising on that page was made. How does one disable this page from being displayed after Firefox is updated and restarted?

Asked by brian234 5 months ago

Answered by brian234 5 months ago

printing Yahoo emails

I'm using Firefox version 99.0. Windows 10, version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1586 I am on the web page for Yahoo Mail. When I need to print an email 1. If I print using the s… (read more)

I'm using Firefox version 99.0. Windows 10, version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1586 I am on the web page for Yahoo Mail. When I need to print an email 1. If I print using the system print dialog: The heading of the email (Headline,From, To, and Date) prints. The rest of that page does not print. The text of the second page prints.

Asked by billth87 5 months ago

Last reply by konocwa 1 week ago

Distorted Images on page 2 of Barclays Bank (UK) sign in to account

When signing in to my Barclays On Line account,the 2nd page of the sequence is distorted such that one vital box can only be seen my reducing the page to 65%. This happen… (read more)

When signing in to my Barclays On Line account,the 2nd page of the sequence is distorted such that one vital box can only be seen my reducing the page to 65%. This happens on two PC's both are using Firefox. Browsing with Edge gives no problem! One PC is running win 10 the other Win11 - both have Norton 360 AV. Is this a FF or Barclays problem?

Asked by mjrcohen 3 days ago

Last reply by mjrcohen 2 days ago

metamask

I previously had a MetaMask extension on FireFox and it would open as usual. Several days ago, I opened Firefox and the MetaMask icon in the upper bar wasn't there. I t… (read more)

I previously had a MetaMask extension on FireFox and it would open as usual. Several days ago, I opened Firefox and the MetaMask icon in the upper bar wasn't there. I tried to download it on the browser several times and eventually got the download and entered the seed phrase and, with some outside help, established the extension again and recovered my tokens. So all was good. But today I opened my FireFox and the MetaMask was missing again. Can you please help me find out why it is missing and how to keep that from happening again. Thank you

Asked by geneholl93 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

cannot log into att.com website

I cannot log into att.com from firefox, yet can through google chrome. This is a fairly new problem over the last month or so. When logging into their site, website keep… (read more)

I cannot log into att.com from firefox, yet can through google chrome. This is a fairly new problem over the last month or so.

When logging into their site, website keeps bouncing back and forth between the att.com logo, to a blank white screen, that says "redirecting". It never allows me into the website.

Please help, or fix this issue on your end.

many thanks,

Freda S Morrison

Asked by Freda Morrison 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Can't login to Twitch

I can't login to Twitch. It says "Something went wrong. Please try again." I tried in an incognito window and it works, but I tried clearing cookies for twitch.tv, and op… (read more)

I can't login to Twitch. It says "Something went wrong. Please try again." I tried in an incognito window and it works, but I tried clearing cookies for twitch.tv, and opening Firefox in troubleshooting mode, and neither of them worked. Why can I login in incognito mode, but not otherwise?

Firefox 104.0 KDE Neon 5.25

Asked by rbits0 5 days ago

Last reply by rbits0 4 days ago

Google search engine not showing up in settings?

Just installed Firefox my laptop, but when I try to change my search engine to google I only have Bing and DuckDuckGo as my options. No other search engines appear. … (read more)

Just installed Firefox my laptop, but when I try to change my search engine to google I only have Bing and DuckDuckGo as my options. No other search engines appear.

Asked by lookmoney14 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

Can't Enable Two-Factor-Authentication.

The only thing stopping me from switching to FireFox is this issue, whenever I try to enable 2-factor-auth I keep getting a message saying "Incorrect two-step authenticat… (read more)

The only thing stopping me from switching to FireFox is this issue, whenever I try to enable 2-factor-auth I keep getting a message saying "Incorrect two-step authentication code".

I tried restarting my PC, restarting my phone, used 3 different auth apps, restarted my router, used a VPN, cleared cache and cookies, tried enabling it from a different browser, tried using a different phone, tried enabling it on a different account, and nothing fixed the issue, I keep getting the same error message "Incorrect two-step authentication code"

at this point I'm 99% sure it's a server sided issue.

help me, this is taking way too long to just activate 2-factor-authentication :(

Asked by XDark187 1 week ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 week ago