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A Microsoft Bing connect string pops up in my address bar everytime I connect to FireFox

This string that pops up https://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=D080921-N9996AAA1CF2EE4B&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3335739 My PC immediately connects to Bing every … (read more)

This string that pops up https://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=D080921-N9996AAA1CF2EE4B&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3335739

My PC immediately connects to Bing every time I connect or press the Home icon

I have used FireFox exclusively for more than 20 years - my current PC operating system is Windows 10 and I have never used Bing as my search engine

Can you please help

Asked by Wearmouth 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Standard Life login

I have Firefox for IOS on a Mac. Since about 4th August 2021, my login to the Standard Life webpage has failed. It works in Safari. Has there been a recent Firefox update… (read more)

I have Firefox for IOS on a Mac. Since about 4th August 2021, my login to the Standard Life webpage has failed. It works in Safari. Has there been a recent Firefox update which is incapatible with the Standard Life login? Thanks for any ideas. Richard Goldsmith

Asked by Richard 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Finding locatin of existing bookmarks

I go to show all bookmarks and search for a bookmark I know I saved before. I find it. The problem is it does not tell me what folder I saved that bookmark in. I have … (read more)

I go to show all bookmarks and search for a bookmark I know I saved before. I find it. The problem is it does not tell me what folder I saved that bookmark in. I have dozens of folders and hundreds of bookmarks. How do I tell where that particular bookmark is stored at?

Asked by Dog3456 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Quick question about Firefox Containers

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does… (read more)

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does that mean that those cross-site cookies will be allowed inside that container, even if they're not when browsing outside of any container? My concern is that, if that happened, using Firefox containers would actually diminish privacy instead of increasing it (for example, Facebook would be able to use Instagram cookies because they're in the same container, even though it wouldn't if I hadn't installed Containers). Thanks a lot! Love the Firefox community <3

Asked by Rodrigo 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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Verschlimmbessern, the eternal Firefox updates

The German word concoction "Verschlimmbessern" which translates into "constantly 'improving' something until it actually becomes worse or dysfunctional". I'm at a point n… (read more)

The German word concoction "Verschlimmbessern" which translates into "constantly 'improving' something until it actually becomes worse or dysfunctional".

I'm at a point now where we all give up on Firefox as these constant updates and uncalled and not requested changes not only become annoying but also introduce new dysfunctionality. (just like Windows 10 updates)

Too many to list here. but this job securing through constant new updates and changes gets very annoying.

Now the search feature has changed into some absurdity having to be in the address bar. We don't need that we don't want that! we wanted like it is and always was before.

Searching support I found answers but applying them does not work: "browser.urlbar.suggest.searches" change to false Search "keyword.enabled" change to false Search "browser.fixup.alternate.enabled" change to false browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus change to false browser.urlbar.update1 change to false browser.urlbar.update1.interventions change to false browser.urlbar.update1.searchTips change to false

About to uninstall this nonsense altogether and install an old version again or better yet just give up on it and find another browser! I need a reliable browser that works and not something that annoys me after every update.

Asked by Veritas 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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Mirror a Bookmark Folder?

Hey everyone! I had a quick, and maybe weird, question to ask... is there any way to have two separate bookmark folders that are complete mirrors of each other? For examp… (read more)

Hey everyone!

I had a quick, and maybe weird, question to ask... is there any way to have two separate bookmark folders that are complete mirrors of each other? For example, if I added a bookmark to one folder, then the other folder would also have the bookmark added to it.

I sure hope the answer is yes! haha. It would really help my bookmark organization OCD! :D

Thanks everyone!

Asked by Trust Kibou 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Pushy Pushy Pushy

Why do I feel like, every time I upgrade to the latest version of Firefox, that I'm a new user having to jump through the same questions/hoops, close extra windows, and f… (read more)

Why do I feel like, every time I upgrade to the latest version of Firefox, that I'm a new user having to jump through the same questions/hoops, close extra windows, and feel like I'm being bombarded by the combined sales forces of Google, Amazon, and ATT DirectTV all at the same time trying to sell me something?

All I want is a browser that works. Which is what I've wanted since I began using Firefox over a decade ago. I don't want to be "upsold" nor do I want "fries with that". Just a browser (that works).

Please TONE IT DOWN A NOTCH! Or you just might drive this long time customer to something else like, god forbid, EDGE! Geezus...

Asked by Shane 10 months ago

Answered by Paul 10 months ago

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Tabs increases height when opening certain number of tabs

I don't know if its an issue with the theme or Firefox itself (I think it's Firefox because it already happened on previous versions), but when I open certain number of t… (read more)

I don't know if its an issue with the theme or Firefox itself (I think it's Firefox because it already happened on previous versions), but when I open certain number of tabs, or a tab with certain characteristics that I don't know, the whole row of tabs increases its height. And it annoys me. Thanks beforehand!

Asked by arrietismo 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Shadowing (my term) problem with FF ever since I installed upgrade to Ver. 90.0.1

I've been through every setting in FF numerous time and no matter what combination I use the shadowing shown below in the graphic continues. I've used other browsers and… (read more)

I've been through every setting in FF numerous time and no matter what combination I use the shadowing shown below in the graphic continues. I've used other browsers and programs and FF is the only place where it occurs. Can I please get some tech support help? Please?

Asked by gruff 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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I knew they wouldn't let us communicate freely. I'm in the middle of filing an IC3 complaint for the whole ordeal they're putting me through

FBI's suggestion was to start with an IC3 Complaint. I forgot to tell you. They tried to erased the almost 100GB of evidence I have including the 18GB of devastating evid… (read more)

FBI's suggestion was to start with an IC3 Complaint. I forgot to tell you. They tried to erased the almost 100GB of evidence I have including the 18GB of devastating evidence against them. Well they infected 3 hardware devices I own hoping that I would insert the flash drives with the evidence in the computer and then they can wipe them clean. I lost 75GB but recovered 52GB from a back up scheme I had. Most important: Now I have them in the act of setting up their trap in my computer, plus I have 3 hardware devices infected with their code. One is a USB type A to USB type C adapter by Belkin. they know the whole thing. I spoke to their security all the way to their corporate offices. As you know they're also a defense contractor. The 2nd device is a 3.3 USB reader by SanDisk (Western Digital). I started telling them until they blocked me. So they only know their device was modify to do evil. But I didn't have time to tell them that 2 additional devices suffered the same thing. So, SanDisk thinks they are the only company. The 3rd device is from Kingston it's 3.0 USB card reader but but the time I finished with SanDisk I couldn't communicate with Kingston. Unless the security force from Belkin told them, they are unaware that their device was used for nefarious purposes by MS and GGL (But attempt to abbreviate.) Bottom line I have the dramatic footage of 18GB and 3 hardware devices. of their code. I hope these info gets to you. I have to take a tiny break. I'm sending you these so it won't disappear, And additional items in 45 minutes at the latest. As always, Thank you

Asked by Agnostos 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

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Confused

I asked for help with my site yesterday--https://kathyberman.com/. The side widget is loading to the footer widget. This doesn't happen in Chrome or Edge. Sebuto asked fo… (read more)

I asked for help with my site yesterday--https://kathyberman.com/. The side widget is loading to the footer widget. This doesn't happen in Chrome or Edge. Sebuto asked for the name of my site. BUT he posted from a no reply email address. Hello?

Asked by kberman1976 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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How to target / change Firefox's main content pane?

I would like to target the whole of the main content pane in Firefox in order to overlay a visual filter on top of it. Although websites can be altered with scripts and … (read more)

I would like to target the whole of the main content pane in Firefox in order to overlay a visual filter on top of it.

Although websites can be altered with scripts and Firefox offers colour options in its preferences, these are imperfect workarounds that only target specific elements of the websites. Instead, I would like to overlay a translucent filter over the main content pane itself that would allow me to control the appearance (dimness, saturation, contrast) of the entire main content pane rather than individual elements of a website.

How would I do that? Which files, which code snippets?

Asked by ubu.zen 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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Text missing

Recently, text is missing when I try to look at a document on a web site. And using Spectrum for my ISP, when I open their web mail with Firefox there are unusual symbols… (read more)

Recently, text is missing when I try to look at a document on a web site. And using Spectrum for my ISP, when I open their web mail with Firefox there are unusual symbols over the selections in the menu bar,

Asked by Ed 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Address syncing option not available in Firefox Developer Edition

I'm on Firefox Developer Edition 90.0b12 on Windows 10. There is no option to sync addresses in the sync settings, while the option is there for Firefox Beta 90.0b12. … (read more)

I'm on Firefox Developer Edition 90.0b12 on Windows 10. There is no option to sync addresses in the sync settings, while the option is there for Firefox Beta 90.0b12.

Asked by Zizheng 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Completely lost LH bookmarks after a firefox crash where to restart where it was before ?

Hellow all An unexpected firefox crash has completely ruined where I was before. I am completely bewildered over this one. I lost my bookmarks so I´ve selected toolbars a… (read more)

Hellow all

An unexpected firefox crash has completely ruined where I was before. I am completely bewildered over this one. I lost my bookmarks so I´ve selected toolbars and the bit regarding new folder but nothing happens. This step by step approach isn´t working and in no time a time out occurs. I cannot restore and opening a new tab all I get is an unstoppable wheel. It´s pretty hopeless.

Has anyone any ideas ? rich

Asked by richwalters 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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search engine bar in middle of home page can be selected, but won't accept typing, which defaults to the menubar at top of page

Suddenly I can't type into the search engine bar which is mid page on my home page. I can select it, but it stays blank and anything I type appears at top of the page in … (read more)

Suddenly I can't type into the search engine bar which is mid page on my home page.

I can select it, but it stays blank and anything I type appears at top of the page in the address bar. This happens with any browser I use on my home page (have tested with Google, Duck Go Go, and a few others; same thing happens.

I'd like to get back functionality on that search engine bar mid page.

I'm operating in Windows 10, with the latest Firefox upgrade installed.

Thank you !

Asked by srodetis 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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Spellcheck not available

Hello, despite I have activated spell check under settings and installed two dictionaries the "language" option with the right mouse button does not exist, e.g. in this v… (read more)

Hello,

despite I have activated spell check under settings and installed two dictionaries the "language" option with the right mouse button does not exist, e.g. in this very window. What do I do wrong?

My system: WIN10 64bit, Firefox 90.0.2 (32bit)

Asked by posts 11 months ago

Answered by posts 11 months ago