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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Addons disappear after making Firefox Nightly not remember history

At [[about:preferences#privacy|about:preferences#privacy]], setting history to not remember it at all displays no plugins. Setting it back to normal makes the plugins app… (read more)

At [[about:preferences#privacy|about:preferences#privacy]], setting history to not remember it at all displays no plugins. Setting it back to normal makes the plugins appear again.

Asked by GrapeApple 11 hours ago

Answered by GrapeApple 11 hours ago

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firefox other bookmarks

firefox other bookmarks firefox Can I delete other bookmarks? I want to delete other bookmark folders in firefox, is there a way? Every time I bookmark it, I almost put i… (read more)

firefox other bookmarks firefox Can I delete other bookmarks? I want to delete other bookmark folders in firefox, is there a way? Every time I bookmark it, I almost put it in another bookmark. Is it impossible to change the setting with about: config or not to display it with an add-on?

Asked by 大塚 14 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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I recently resolvd an issue here, with eBay, or so I thought. I can't log in now.

Recently, a kind volunteer helped me resolve a technical problem I was having with eBay. I have only one start up on my computer now, which is my VPN I have disabled all… (read more)

Recently, a kind volunteer helped me resolve a technical problem I was having with eBay. I have only one start up on my computer now, which is my VPN I have disabled all my Add-ons. I exited out of Firefox, restarted my computer and went directly to ebay and had no trouble signing in or using the site. Yay! I thought it was all fixed. I still wanted to use some very important (to me) add-ons like Ghosterly, and a couple others, which I have had for approximately a year with no problem on ebay. I enable 3 of my favorite addons. I went back to ebay. And, now I can't sign in. They say the password doesn't match. I know that it is correct because I have it written down. When I tried many times, they kept making be "bot verify" When I tried to reset my password, they said I had to chat with someone. I am unable to chat because they say I might have disabled java script. I don't know where to look to see it I have done that. Having a "Senior Moment" here............

....also starting to get frustrated........... grrrrrrr..... I wanted to try to turn on one addon at a time, to see which might be the troublemaker, but never got the chance.

Any thoughts??

Asked by mangonanny 20 hours ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 20 hours ago

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The facebook password I change on Monday and works will not work the next day...every time!!

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1333024] The Facebook password I change on Monday and Works, will not work the next day...every time!! … (read more)

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The Facebook password I change on Monday and Works, will not work the next day...every time!!

Asked by perks219 21 hours ago

Last reply by TerryN21 14 hours ago

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ebay screen freezes constantly, error message says "web page is slowing down your browser" "Stop it?" or "Wait?"

Not sure if I chose the correct topic above, but here goes. It is my first time here. recently, after using the same browser and same site, under the same log in for ove… (read more)

Not sure if I chose the correct topic above, but here goes. It is my first time here.

recently, after using the same browser and same site, under the same log in for over 15 years, the pages freeze and I can't do any thing but wait until the error message pops up saying that "a webpage is slowing down your browser, do you want to: "Stop it" or "Wait" I click stop it and then wait a few seconds and I can see the screen glitch and then I can click on something and it will finally work. But, when I try to click on something else the same thing happens over and over again. I have discussed this with the chat agents, but they were no help. Someone from ebay called me after I asked them to and I explained the problem, and that I had cleared my browser cache, cookies, browsing history and it still gives the same error message and still freezes. I do NOT have this problem on any other website or platform. The ebay agent on the phone suggested that I try a different browser as he had no way to diagnose my problem. I asked "If the problem doesn't happen on any other site, how would it be caused by my browser?" He said, he was merely suggesting that as a process of elimination. I started to download another browser today, as this has been going on for far too long, probably two weeks now. Thank you for any suggestions you might have. Taylor

Asked by mangonanny 22 hours ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 22 hours ago

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The "Back Space" stopped working. How do I restore it?

The "Back Space" quit working. It used to return to the previously viewed page. The Alt+Left Arrow does the same but is not as convenient since it requires both hands to… (read more)

The "Back Space" quit working. It used to return to the previously viewed page. The Alt+Left Arrow does the same but is not as convenient since it requires both hands to return where the Back Space did not.

How do I restore its functionality?

Asked by Rick Tonsing 1 day ago

Answered by kevinadcruz 1 day ago

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need to make address bar tabs larger..

need to make address bar tabs larger..tried an earlier solution posted using about:config ..devp but that didnt do anything..anyone have any ideas..have 21 inch screen bu… (read more)

need to make address bar tabs larger..tried an earlier solution posted using about:config ..devp but that didnt do anything..anyone have any ideas..have 21 inch screen but can just see tabs and address bar..but cant read them without sliding a zoom window over them

Asked by redoubtfolly 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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How to Remove Unwanted Search Software

When I attempted to do a post purchase customer survey, the scoundrels at Target tricked me into installing an incredibly invasive, suspicious SearchesCentral browser, wh… (read more)

When I attempted to do a post purchase customer survey, the scoundrels at Target tricked me into installing an incredibly invasive, suspicious SearchesCentral browser, which has now replaced my Firefox browser. What can I say? I am not very computer saavy. How do I undo this ghastly error, and remove this potentially dangerous software from my brand new laptop?

Asked by Lira Vickers 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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missing bookmarks

Installed new hard disk Windows 10. I've downloaded and installed current Firefox program, however, my previous bookmarks did not reinstall. Did some research but could… (read more)

Installed new hard disk Windows 10. I've downloaded and installed current Firefox program, however, my previous bookmarks did not reinstall. Did some research but could the file where they might be located. I thought that FC saves everything to the cloud at closing which would this problem. Thanking you in advance: Dr. Steve

Asked by drdreambuilder 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Bookmarks separator weirdness

In my Bookmarks menu, all the separators link to "separatethis.com" .... for example, here are the properties of one of them: http://separatethis.com/#rlns4Upi38SGXXUjC… (read more)

In my Bookmarks menu, all the separators link to "separatethis.com" .... for example, here are the properties of one of them: http://separatethis.com/#rlns4Upi38SGXXUjChLvU

When I searched Firefox "Help" to find out what is going on, there were over 2,000 queries about this but no responses were returned.

Is this a new hack, or what?

Asked by captqrunch 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Different name showing when I send tabs

When I send tabs from my laptop to my phone, it always says "Tab from [other name]'s Firefox on LAPTOP", and I would like to change this name but I cannot figure out how … (read more)

When I send tabs from my laptop to my phone, it always says "Tab from [other name]'s Firefox on LAPTOP", and I would like to change this name but I cannot figure out how to, as my Firefox shows my actual name.

Asked by Michael 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Creating separate Firefox profiles on different user accounts

Hello, I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my cu… (read more)

Hello,

I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my current programs and settings - including my Firefox install and all bookmarks. To help recover from that, I wanted to know if it would be possible to set up an alternate Firefox in a not often used local account on my Windows 7 laptop and then sync the two so that after the upgrade, I can download Firefox again onto the Win 10 laptop and then sync it back so that I can get all of my bookmarks and settings for FF back onto the Win 10 laptop.

I don't want to sync it with the Firefox that I use in my regular Win 7 user account since that has a separate set of bookmarks and settings that I wouldn't want to change. I just wanted a way to "hold" all of the Win 10 Firefox stuff and "reinstall" it, and had thought that sync might be a way to do that.

If that won't work, is there a way to transfer the entire FF profile over to a new install on that laptop once it is upgraded?

Thanks for any help! Much appreciated!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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only empty canvas - Ffx 87.0 (64-bit) on ubuntu 20.04

Since some weeks, I cannot load any URL, event about:config etc. does not work, even Developper Tools do not open. I deinstalled complety firefox and reinstalled - same i… (read more)

Since some weeks, I cannot load any URL, event about:config etc. does not work, even Developper Tools do not open.

I deinstalled complety firefox and reinstalled - same issue. I restartet with add-ons disabled, no chance. I even cannot open settings, to deaktivate hardware acceleration. I cleared all folders and settings in ubuntu /.mozilla and /.cache/mozilla - no way.

The only thing workes is "customize toolbar".

Now I'm on chrome, but I dont like it, I wanna have my firefox back!

Any Ideas?

Asked by serialz 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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How do I stop Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"?

How do I get Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"? The most recent is Toastmasters.org. That website has been around for decades. Or has Toa… (read more)

How do I get Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"? The most recent is Toastmasters.org. That website has been around for decades.

Or has Toastmasters lost control of their website?

Asked by bhs67 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Cannot fix tab

Tab cannot be fixed to the left edge. Pinning a tab locks it to the left edge of the tab bar, but it no longer holds. A <mark is displayed at the left end of the tab b… (read more)

Tab cannot be fixed to the left edge. Pinning a tab locks it to the left edge of the tab bar, but it no longer holds. A <mark is displayed at the left end of the tab bar. I can't identify if it's due to firefox settings or add-ons. The version of firefox is 87.0 windows10 64bit I got into this situation after restarting firefox.

Asked by 大塚 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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I did a refresh because my programs were so very slow, and now all my bookmarks are gone and my passwords... my sons medical reports too..please help

bold textI did a refresh because my Fb was soooo very slow and firefox too.. and I lost all my bookmark, and passwords.. and my sons medical reports too and I need those … (read more)

bold textI did a refresh because my Fb was soooo very slow and firefox too.. and I lost all my bookmark, and passwords.. and my sons medical reports too and I need those as he is stage 4 renal failure..please help Jane

Asked by bj_johnson2003 3 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 2 days ago