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Search with Startpage in address bar

I have Startparge set as my default search engine. I used to type directly into the address bar (see first image). Press Enter, and the Startpage results page for this … (read more)

I have Startparge set as my default search engine. I used to type directly into the address bar (see first image).

Press Enter, and the Startpage results page for this search phrase would show up. Somehow, this has now changed. I press Enter, but the result is just the Startpage home page, with a blank search box (see second image). So I then have to type the same phrase in again in Startpage's own box. This just trips me up.

The crazy thing is that this only happens sometimes - but more often than not. I haven't seen it work right for weeks: I just did it now to make screenshots, and it worked wrong. I just did it again and it worked as expected: pressing Enter took me to Startpage's results.

Any clues how to change settings to fix this?

Asked by sebthirlway 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Browsing history not clearing

I have changed Firefox's settings to both Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed and to Clear history when Firefox is closes. But after making these changes… (read more)

I have changed Firefox's settings to both Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed and to Clear history when Firefox is closes. But after making these changes Firefox is still holding onto my browsing history.

Asked by firefox2653 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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youtube ad blocker not blocking ads

I have an add-on ad blocker for youtube and have never gotten ads. This afternoon that stopped. I get ads with every video I click and there is no 'skip ad' on the scr… (read more)

I have an add-on ad blocker for youtube and have never gotten ads. This afternoon that stopped. I get ads with every video I click and there is no 'skip ad' on the screen. I added another top rated youtube add blocker, quit firefox and then opened it again. Before, if I clicked a video it started an ad and I could go back and then hit the video again, but now that doesn't work, but if I select to show the video in a new tab, there are no ads in that tab. What can I do to make the ads stop like they used to and never appear? Yes and my OS is Ubuntu 22.04

Asked by pdsimdars 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Disable Norton Safe Search

I want to disable Norton Safe Search. I followed Inst. Menu, add ons, extension tab, clicked the 3 dots & then delete. Restarted my computer, but it's still there.… (read more)

I want to disable Norton Safe Search. I followed Inst. Menu, add ons, extension tab, clicked the 3 dots & then delete. Restarted my computer, but it's still there. I definitely need help.

Asked by joneseda 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

YouTube live stream videos always freezing and buffering on Firefox

Firefox is broken. For months now anytime I watch a Live stream on Youtube it freezes within seconds and acts like it's buffering. Internet connection is great. Same live… (read more)

Firefox is broken. For months now anytime I watch a Live stream on Youtube it freezes within seconds and acts like it's buffering. Internet connection is great. Same live streams work perfect on Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and others. Only Firefox browser is doing this.

Asked by mtmiller1210 2 months ago

Last reply by mtmiller1210 2 months ago

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Youtube low FPS when put to fullscreen.

I am having an issue where youtube videos played at higher quality stutter when put to fullscreen. Up till about 720p60 works fine, at 1080p60 and above the framerate bec… (read more)

I am having an issue where youtube videos played at higher quality stutter when put to fullscreen. Up till about 720p60 works fine, at 1080p60 and above the framerate becomes unstable.

Things I have tried: - I have tried going into media.media-capabilities.enabled and changing it from false to true - I have set network.buffer.cache.size to 262144 - I have disabled all my plugins - I have tried changing my user agent to windows/chrome

My current setup: Firefox 122.0, Macbook pro Sonoma 14.1, Apple M1 Pro chip

Curiously, if I make a new firefox profile and play a video there, there is no stutter. Does anyone have ideas on how I can fix my current profile?

Asked by markus.maomao.ang 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

error message www.bbc.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

For the past couple of months I have been getting the message www.bbc.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR when loading pages on www.bbc.com websi… (read more)

For the past couple of months I have been getting the message www.bbc.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR when loading pages on www.bbc.com website. I have done a search on the internet and it seems this is a common problem with Firefox and does not affect othere browesers. I have done what was advice given online but it does not solve the problem. It is getting so bad I may have to start using one of the other browsers even though I prefare Firefox.

Asked by Brian Beesley 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Content Filters

I have a content filter to filter out inappropriate material. Included in the filter are filters for adult content on wikipedia, youtube,and google podcasts. however, all… (read more)

I have a content filter to filter out inappropriate material. Included in the filter are filters for adult content on wikipedia, youtube,and google podcasts. however, all those sites are fully allowed on Firefox, as opposed to on Safari and google chrome where the filter is working properly

Asked by reuvenmelka 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Norton Safe Search

My default search engine was Norton Safe Search but now it does not appear as one of the options to choose. I cannot remember all of them. Bing and Google are two of them… (read more)

My default search engine was Norton Safe Search but now it does not appear as one of the options to choose. I cannot remember all of them. Bing and Google are two of them but not Norton Safe Search although I have been able to add it to the toolbar. Why is it no longer one of the options?

Asked by ju.col 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

picture-in-picture

Hello, In old versions of Firefox picture-in-picture mode was "always on top" by default, now "always on top" mus to be enabled every time I pop-out every video. Is ther… (read more)

Hello, In old versions of Firefox picture-in-picture mode was "always on top" by default, now "always on top" mus to be enabled every time I pop-out every video. Is there any solution to make picture-in-picture mode "always on top" by default?

Asked by Paata Seturidze 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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ChatGPT no longer gives any response in firefox

I tried clearing cache and temp files. I tried a new profile. I tried a fresh install without logging in on account. Tried disabling all addons, running in safemode and i… (read more)

I tried clearing cache and temp files. I tried a new profile. I tried a fresh install without logging in on account. Tried disabling all addons, running in safemode and incognito. Nothing works.

When opening in Chrome, it works as always. Same computer.

Asked by alyndra 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

Where do sent tabs go?

Hi all, I'm wondering where sent tabs go before they arrive at the destination browser instance? Snoozes tabs go to a bookmark, but what about sent ones? The reason I a… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm wondering where sent tabs go before they arrive at the destination browser instance? Snoozes tabs go to a bookmark, but what about sent ones?

The reason I ask is because my Firefox instance, oddly, created itself a new profile one day. I don't know why, I didn't ask it to (as far as I recall), I only noticed because when I wanted to send tabs from my phone to my desktop I noticed I had a new "so-and-so's Firefox on xyz computer" appear, then on inspection I realised that my old profile has been mothballed by Firefox. When I loaded up the old profile it no longer had the browser name that I'd previously given it in Firefox Sync settings, and the tabs I'd previously sent to it did not appear. Whilst I'd like to understand why all this happened, it's not critical to my question, I just provide it as background.

So, where do these tabs go? If they never arrive at their destination then where can I find them again?

Cheers :)

Asked by madbilly 3 months ago

Last reply by madbilly 2 months ago

Firefox 122.0b9 stops responding when the file dialog is triggered

No crash report, no trace, no anything. I click "Save [insert] as...", and Firefox hangs and stops responding. Windows automatically shuts it off when clicking. Launching… (read more)

No crash report, no trace, no anything. I click "Save [insert] as...", and Firefox hangs and stops responding. Windows automatically shuts it off when clicking. Launching Firefox again sometimes says there was a problem reloading the session, but that's not guaranteed.

Asked by TheTank20 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

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Can't change Browser language

Добрый день! Почему не меняется язык на английский? Как его сменить?! Только не надо мне писать про удаление кук и чистку кэша! Я только что это сделала потому что не раб… (read more)

Добрый день! Почему не меняется язык на английский? Как его сменить?! Только не надо мне писать про удаление кук и чистку кэша! Я только что это сделала потому что не работал чёртов логин в чёртов акканут чёртова твича!

Asked by milky132milk 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Twitch - Non-Supported Browser Message

Attempting to log-in on Twitch with Firefox Browser - Developer version 122.0b9 (64-bit) is currently not possible, repeated messages are prompted by the Twitch website a… (read more)

Attempting to log-in on Twitch with Firefox Browser - Developer version 122.0b9 (64-bit) is currently not possible, repeated messages are prompted by the Twitch website about "unsupported browser" and to contact browser support to resolve this issue.

Clearing cache, disabling extensions did not work. Using regular Firefox works without issues, only noticed this being an issue after most recent update for Firefox Dev browser.

Side effect as well since update is that any Cloudflare captcha is impossible and all website that use Cloudflare to "authenticate" that I'm human just outright fail or continue indefinitely.

Asked by BiddinWar 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Is AdBlock scamming all Firefox users, or do you not want their partnership?

AdBlock has not made any updates for Firefox for eleven months. Do they just not care, or has Mozilla rejected them? The internet is terrible enough as it loves to scam a… (read more)

AdBlock has not made any updates for Firefox for eleven months. Do they just not care, or has Mozilla rejected them? The internet is terrible enough as it loves to scam all users on all sites.

Asked by Benjamin_Minney 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

MOZILLA NOT WORKING AT ALL

DEAR SIR MAM PLZZ HAVE A LOOK https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iJqUWyr_BYMcOoQj6QvFSaiSEf4NuJR2/view?usp=drive_link GOOGLE CHROME WORKING FINE BUT FIREFOX AINT WORKING… (read more)

DEAR SIR MAM PLZZ HAVE A LOOK

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iJqUWyr_BYMcOoQj6QvFSaiSEf4NuJR2/view?usp=drive_link

GOOGLE CHROME WORKING FINE BUT FIREFOX AINT WORKING

THANK YOU

mail me at [Email address]

Asked by Mahien Fofo 3 months ago

Last reply by Mahien Fofo 3 months ago