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Web search with |Firefox

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid m… (read more)

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid method (HTTP verb) is being used.' Can you help me resolve this problem?

Asked by hvoorhis 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Settings: Downloads: "Always ask you where to save" function is not working in the last few versions

Good day Even though my settings is set for "always ask ..", in the latest Firefox versions all files are automatically saved to "Downloads" on my hard drive. Could you p… (read more)

Good day

Even though my settings is set for "always ask ..", in the latest Firefox versions all files are automatically saved to "Downloads" on my hard drive. Could you please rectify this error?

Regards

George

Asked by George 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Manually Deleting History Resource Usage

If you visit a website frequently and want to wipe delete a website from your historical record, Firefox blocks on the UI thread to do this. In my experience, depending o… (read more)

If you visit a website frequently and want to wipe delete a website from your historical record, Firefox blocks on the UI thread to do this.

In my experience, depending on how often the site is visited, the single thread on a processor can be pegged for many minutes, consuming gigabytes of memory.

If this is not a bug, then it is a very poor user experience. I was only able to resume after terminating the application in Task Manager.

Version 100.0.2. Desktop. Windows 10.

Asked by Allen Clark Copeland, Jr. 1 day ago

Answered by Allen Clark Copeland, Jr. 1 day ago

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Firefox quick access to saved logins

Is there a way in Firefox to have quicker access to saved logins than through the menu structure? The menus are four layers deep, which is frustrating as it is difficult … (read more)

Is there a way in Firefox to have quicker access to saved logins than through the menu structure? The menus are four layers deep, which is frustrating as it is difficult to remember the route when only using the feature occasionally. Some websites don't respect the Firefox Password Manager, so it sometimes becomes necessary to manually find the credentials.

Is there any way to create a bookmark to the saved login section?

Is there perhaps an add-on?

Thanks for any answers.

Asked by autahi 22 hours ago

Answered by TanKS 20 hours ago

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cookies

suddenly Firefox is blocking my entry to a specific site with the measage "Log on error. You need to enable cookies in your browser to logon to Internet Banking." I have… (read more)

suddenly Firefox is blocking my entry to a specific site with the measage "Log on error. You need to enable cookies in your browser to logon to Internet Banking." I have tried umpteen ways around this to no avail. Google Chrome does not have this problem!! I am using version 100.0.2

Asked by Elgar 13 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 12 hours ago

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Firefox doesn't remember my progress for videos using Vimeo player

I watch videos on dropout.tv which uses the Vimeo SDK as their player for the videos. After switching to Firefox, the video progress has consistently started from where I… (read more)

I watch videos on dropout.tv which uses the Vimeo SDK as their player for the videos. After switching to Firefox, the video progress has consistently started from where I left off on Chrome. The site doesn't remember where I ended the video when I watch it on Firefox. I assume this has to do with the cookies, but I've manually added "dropout.tv" to the list of exceptions in Firefox settings so that that site is always allowed to store cookies.

Returning briefly to Chrome, the player immediately tracked my progress again, so the issue is definitely related to Firefox somehow.

Asked by Rasmus 13 hours ago

Answered by Dropa 11 hours ago

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Google and its subdomains not functioning/resolving/communicating properly

Since the Firefox 100 update, I have had issues with Firefox connecting to Google and its subdomains. When the browser is first started, all google domains work fine. A… (read more)

Since the Firefox 100 update, I have had issues with Firefox connecting to Google and its subdomains. When the browser is first started, all google domains work fine. After a few minutes though, a dialog at the top of G-mail (multiple accounts) appears stating it wants to re-connect, and will try and reconnect indefinitely with no success until the browser is closed and reopened. Also, calendar will stop working, and attempting to connect to any other google service (search, keep, drive, etc.) results in no DNS resolve, with sometimes the search bar URL changing to "about:blank." I have tried resetting the browser and re-installation (both at a user and administrative permission level) with no avail. Is this a known problem, or is it suspected there is another culprit here? It is worth noting that this is my company laptop, and that my coworker has also recently began running into this issue.

Thanks!

Asked by cjcullen4 13 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 12 hours ago

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Automatic redirect

How do I shut off "Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page"? I have pages that need to refresh automatically and this function is preve… (read more)

How do I shut off "Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page"? I have pages that need to refresh automatically and this function is preventing these pages from automatically updating. I have searched settings multiple times and have not been able to fix this. This just started after a Firefox update a month or so ago. PLEASE HELP!

Asked by lhmackie 12 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 12 hours ago

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Where is the trash folder for bookmarks?

FF 100.0.2 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS I have deleted my bookmarks with the Bookmark manager, but where are they now? I cannot find them in /trash and all of the *bookmark* files on… (read more)

FF 100.0.2 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have deleted my bookmarks with the Bookmark manager, but where are they now? I cannot find them in /trash and all of the *bookmark* files on my laptop are miniscule (like 127 bytes.) The json files are no better, when I imported previous bookmark files they were empty.

Asked by Quentin 11 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 10 hours ago

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Account Reset

So I tried to update my email address on my account and it says I already have an account with that email. I tried to log into that account but it apparently had 2FA in p… (read more)

So I tried to update my email address on my account and it says I already have an account with that email. I tried to log into that account but it apparently had 2FA in place that I cannot recover. I don't care at all about any of the sync data that is in the account tied to that email, is there really no way to have the account deleted so I can reuse that email address?

Asked by Sean Fagundes 1 year ago

Answered by Eve 1 year ago

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Trouble With "Members Only" Sites

I have several websites where I am a paying customer to be able to access content. On some of them when I log into their site I am not recognized as being logged in, whe… (read more)

I have several websites where I am a paying customer to be able to access content. On some of them when I log into their site I am not recognized as being logged in, when I open a new tab on that site. On the New York Times website it will sometimes happen when I link to individual stories from the front page, but a simple page refresh then will show I am logged in.

On my job search website though Flexjobs (at www.flexjobs.com ) it almost always opens the page as if I am not logged in. It's maddening to have to log in again and then try to find where I was!

I'm running the latest version of Firefox, and have cleared the cache.

Asked by Kathy 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago