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firefox showing playing media next to windows volume meter

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys.… (read more)

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys. spotify used to do this when i used to use it and it was a pain to disable it. how do i disable it in firefox

Asked by muskratwaltz 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Facebook is just an empty page

My girlfriends facebook is just an empty page. It works i Edge (windows10) and in her phone. Other facebook account works but not hers Same problem when using my PC(wind… (read more)

My girlfriends facebook is just an empty page. It works i Edge (windows10) and in her phone. Other facebook account works but not hers Same problem when using my PC(windows10) to logon to facebook using firefox. I've cleared cash/cockies but it didn't help. I successfully manage to create and log on to a new facebookaccount or her PC This started after the latest Firefox update to 81.0.2 (64-bit) Pls. help.

Asked by OLA 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Unbootable computer - can I recover logins and bookmarks?

Hello I have been very stupid. I have a lot of useful Firefox logins, passwords and bookmarks, stored on a computer which now won't boot. The data were not synced to any… (read more)

Hello I have been very stupid. I have a lot of useful Firefox logins, passwords and bookmarks, stored on a computer which now won't boot. The data were not synced to any other device. I can read the C drive using a system rescue disk, and have been able to copy emails and other data to a working computer. Is there any way to copy the Firefox data from the non-working computer and import to Firefox on my working machine? Basically I need to know, in terms of directory and file names, where Firefox stores these data, and any problems in reading these files. The dead computer used Windows 10, version 2004. Firefox used automatic update, so would be the latest version as of last Wednesday. Many thanks for any help. Peter Kenny

Asked by pbkresearch 14 hours ago

Answered by pbkresearch 12 hours ago

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Facebook on Firefox

This morning I only see a white screen logging into FB on my Windows 10 desktop. All other sites seem to be working. I can log into FB on my phone and using Edge (not m… (read more)

This morning I only see a white screen logging into FB on my Windows 10 desktop. All other sites seem to be working. I can log into FB on my phone and using Edge (not my default browser). I have deleted cookies and history and tried to "refresh" Firefox without success. I do not use FB container. Please help.

Asked by jjant2004 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Lost access to my email

Oops! I must have clicked something by mistake. Suddenly email is hidden. Start Firefox, see string of icons = top sites Click Mail.Yahoo icon (should see ATT.net email l… (read more)

Oops! I must have clicked something by mistake. Suddenly email is hidden.

Start Firefox, see string of icons = top sites Click Mail.Yahoo icon (should see ATT.net email list) Left panel shows "Inbox" count 770; other entries also show counts. Clicking "Inbox" causes a thin blue line to appear above main panel, then vanish. Main panel shows just "Today" with no entries. Can compose and send email.

I'd certainly appreciate any help on this situation -- I'm in deep water here.

   Wes Nelson

Asked by wesnel 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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Google Search Results page displays in a margin wider than my PC's widescreen display

This happens when along with the search result google website deploys what it calls "Knowledge panel's". These are boxes of information related to what was asked in the s… (read more)

This happens when along with the search result google website deploys what it calls "Knowledge panel's". These are boxes of information related to what was asked in the search box, and appear not all the time but at certain (more common/famous) topics and persons. when that happens, despite the fact that I have the browser at full screen open, the wide screen monitor appears too small to the google website, which is unusual.

This manifests itself in the form of a horizontal bar at the bottom of Firefox browser's tab that I'm supposed to slide in order to see the edges on the right side. This never happened in dozens of years of use of this browser. It started happening in recent weeks. I initially thought it would go away but it hasn't. Even tho by now I have gone out of my way to open a new profile. This problem persists even when I have all addons disabled. Concurrently when I open other browsers google.com shows no horizontal bars.

I am aware that this problem can be mitigated if I reduce the Firfox's zoom down to 90%. However I don't consider this a solution on a small laptop (1366 X 676).

Asked by jerriy 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 19 hours ago

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Remove AMAZON and GOOGLE from firefiox top sites

I have researched this site and elsewhere, and tried everything I can. Is there a way, in firefox 81.0.2 (latest as of this post according to mozilla) to remove amazon an… (read more)

I have researched this site and elsewhere, and tried everything I can. Is there a way, in firefox 81.0.2 (latest as of this post according to mozilla) to remove amazon and google from the "top sites" suggestions. For every other website, firefox lets you remove them from the list easily, but not with amazon or google. Ive removed it, deleted all history, clicked the dismiss button, the remove button, nothing, its still there. To prove that its an advertisement by firefox, even when I tried editing the link, firefox simply re-added the original one for me (how convenient!). Ive been with firefox almost 2 decades now, but if they are going to force advertising like this than obviously I need to look into other options.

Asked by andrew.l.johnston 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Facebook - Blank Screen??!

Hi there, So I manage 2 x FB accounts, mine & Mum's (only cos she's not too savvy). My FB loads fine, apps work, games, vids etc. Mum's on the other hand only has a … (read more)

Hi there,

So I manage 2 x FB accounts, mine & Mum's (only cos she's not too savvy). My FB loads fine, apps work, games, vids etc. Mum's on the other hand only has a blank screen when I log in. Nothing on her news feed. She can access the apps/games via links to her email address, and once you've opened one app via an email link you can pretty much access the other apps/games, but not go to their actual page (for bonus points etc), This was working perfectly until this morning.

Hate to say this, but it works in Chrome

Asked by PreshsOz 2 days ago

Answered by christopherwhite597 1 day ago

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Random tabs are crashing. Always with the "EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ" warning.

I installed Firefox 6 days ago and since the 1st day, firefox had random tabs that crashed. Today, it happened several times. Even my browser closed itself. I have no ide… (read more)

I installed Firefox 6 days ago and since the 1st day, firefox had random tabs that crashed. Today, it happened several times. Even my browser closed itself.

I have no idea what's causing it.

I've added a screenshot of all the crash reports that I've send over the past 6 days. Hope this helps.

Kind Regards, Gunther.

Asked by arensgunther 3 days ago

Answered by arensgunther 1 day ago

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Different Youtube-Layouts in normal and private Mode (Window)

Hello everyone, Since a few days I have a problem with the layout Firefox gives me displaying “youtube.com”. The layout and a lot of functions (like play, full screen etc… (read more)

Hello everyone,

Since a few days I have a problem with the layout Firefox gives me displaying “youtube.com”. The layout and a lot of functions (like play, full screen etc.) have changed or disappeared. The changes don’t apply in Firefox’s private Mode (and neither in Google Chrome nor on Firefox of my girlfriend’s laptop). I deactivated every single Addon and searched on google - unfortunately, I could not find any solution. Does somebody have an idea?

I have added two pictures where you can see the comparison between normal and private mode.

I have the latest version for Firefox and Adobe Shockwave Flash.

Thanks a lot in advance and enjoy your day, Simon

Asked by nils_goldi 1 day ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 1 day ago

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How do I remove the right bigger part of volume control?

Hello, since about two weeks the window for volume control is now bigger. When I change the volume only the left part with the volume control appeared. Now there also the… (read more)

Hello,

since about two weeks the window for volume control is now bigger. When I change the volume only the left part with the volume control appeared. Now there also the big right part appears with song name and buttons to pause the video or switch to another video.

How can I make the right part disappear? Its too big. In only need the left part with volume control.

Asked by marko-1993 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Unable to access Facebook on Firefox since last night

Since last night I have been unable to see messages on Facebook using Firefox. Even Facebook.com returns a blank screen. I can access it via Edge, but don't want to us… (read more)

Since last night I have been unable to see messages on Facebook using Firefox. Even Facebook.com returns a blank screen. I can access it via Edge, but don't want to use Edge. How do I fix this?

Asked by cindyt1 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

I began receiving the following message about 3 days ago - PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. As I was browsing the forum I came across a suggestion to disable add-ons and restart… (read more)

I began receiving the following message about 3 days ago - PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. As I was browsing the forum I came across a suggestion to disable add-ons and restart Firefox in safe mode. When I did that I could now connect to the website I wanted. I then re-stared Firefox multiple times disabling the Add-ons one at a time.

In my case the culprit is "DuckDuckGo" priviacy and security add-on. When I disabled that and re-started Firefox I was able to connect. WhoYah!!!

Asked by denniscdegarmo 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago