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When I signed on to my computer this a.m. and clicked on the Firefox icon from my Task Bar (on the bottom of the page) to bring up my homepage, it wouldn't go. I rec'd a… (read more)

When I signed on to my computer this a.m. and clicked on the Firefox icon from my Task Bar (on the bottom of the page) to bring up my homepage, it wouldn't go. I rec'd a msg stating it "couldn't find" a .dll file or something. When I clicked on the icon on my desktop, it started a whole new page - I lost all my "saved" pages and my "favorites" menu was gone! What happened and how can I get my "normal" Firefox page ?

Asked by lbgny58 2 years ago

Answered by Arslan Goraya 2 years ago

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Ad blocker that is off by default

I only want to block adverts when they are intrusive and I feel bad about blocking acceptable ads. Most ad blockers will allow you to whitelist a website but I often will… (read more)

I only want to block adverts when they are intrusive and I feel bad about blocking acceptable ads. Most ad blockers will allow you to whitelist a website but I often will not notice that the ads are being blocked and thus not white list it. What I want is an ad block extension to Firefox that only turns on for new sites when I tell it to, although it should be able to remember which sites I want it on for. I can't think of the best way to explain this which is why I couldn't find a solution on the web.

Does anyone know of an adblocker with this feature and how do I turn it on?

Asked by Kyle 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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Open .pdf in Firefox

Hallo! The recent version of Firefox allows to open .pdf in Firefox. However, there is still allways the question how to proceed, even if I mark the box to make this unne… (read more)

Hallo! The recent version of Firefox allows to open .pdf in Firefox. However, there is still allways the question how to proceed, even if I mark the box to make this unneccessary in the future. When I next time try to open a downloaded .pdf, the question is there again. (I hope you can understand the problem, I am not a native english speaker). See the attachments.

Best regards Fritz

Asked by fribir 2 years ago

Last reply by dhruvmpillai 2 years ago

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Restoring Data

On the beginning sorry for my English :) Yesterday i had problems with Firefox, so i quite and double click in Firefox. Then appeared a communicate that i can start in s… (read more)

On the beginning sorry for my English :) Yesterday i had problems with Firefox, so i quite and double click in Firefox. Then appeared a communicate that i can start in safe mode or refresh firefox. I refreshed beacouse i didnt understand what is safe mode. I did it three times but it was still the same so i started in safe mode. Then every my data moved from firefox to some folder named Old Firefox Data. Can someone tell me how to restore this data? I really need it. In image is look of this folder. Thanks :)

Asked by bruno.cegielskidelta 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Browser crashing

Hi Some months ago I added a 32" samsung usb screen to my PC, my operating system is windows 7, This maybe coincidental and not at fault. Since adding the screen my Firef… (read more)

Hi

Some months ago I added a 32" samsung usb screen to my PC, my operating system is windows 7, This maybe coincidental and not at fault. Since adding the screen my Firefox browser crashes, what happens is the screen starts flashing and most of the display disapears you can click on some buttons if displayed or you know where they are but the only way to stop it is to close and reopen the browser, it seems to happen more frequently in a browsing session once its happend once, sometimes it dosn't happen. It seems to be triggered by the mouse scrolling wheel. I have removed and reloaded Firefox but still the same, when reloading it recognises the previous instalation and recalls some previous settings, I don't seem to be able to stop this happening. Lastly the fault does not occur on any other browser. Firefox is my default and prefered browser and I would like to cure this if possible, I have run virus scans etc and dont appear to have any contamination issues.

Any advise gratefully recieved

Many thanks Steve Hull

Asked by stephen.j.hull 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox browser

After years of using Firefox for browsing, Yahoo has suddenly overwritten my Firefox blocking access and I cannot find a way of removing it on the Windows 10 software; as… (read more)

After years of using Firefox for browsing, Yahoo has suddenly overwritten my Firefox blocking access and I cannot find a way of removing it on the Windows 10 software; as it doesn't show up as a separate app. Do I delete all Mozilla-Firefox programmes and reinstall Firefox?

Asked by robin.fryer 2 years ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 2 years ago

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Maximizing Firefox's window will result in a portion being hidden behind dock Mac OSX CATALINA

I am on Catalina OSX and when I press the maximize button (Alt + the green button, just so you know I am not making it full screen), or double click the top bar of firefo… (read more)

I am on Catalina OSX and when I press the maximize button (Alt + the green button, just so you know I am not making it full screen), or double click the top bar of firefox, it stretches the window all the way down resulting in the dock hiding a portion of it. This is the only app that has this behaviour and I tried looking around in firefox's settings to no avail :(

I can manually resize the window so it won't overlap with the dock but as soon as I quit and come back to it, it resets to the original problematic size.


Please help ! Pretty pretty pleeeease!

Thanks for your time and I hope every one of you is safe in these dire times!

Asked by cyrgabriel 2 years ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 2 years ago

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Passwords No Longer Working With Latest Version of Firefox

Suddenly, all my passwords got deleted from Firefox last week, and when I went to check, I found that a new version of Firefox had just been installed on my windows 10 de… (read more)

Suddenly, all my passwords got deleted from Firefox last week, and when I went to check, I found that a new version of Firefox had just been installed on my windows 10 desktop. I got the passwords back, but not only do most of them still not work, but even when I sign in manually, they don't work, so I have to reset them for each site (and usually I can reset it to exactly the same password I have been using all along, which is strange by itself). The next time I go to that site, again my password doesn't work, so I open up Chrome and get in with no problem. Thus, it is not just the saving of my passwords that isn't working in Firefox, it is that these sites are not recognizing my correct passwords when I type them in manually on Firefox. Has this happened to anyone else had this problem, and is there a solution? I have used Firefox for years and love it, but I can't continue to use it if it takes me forever to get into all these websites. Thanks.

Asked by Peter Ray 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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How to eliminate website suggestions from address bar.

The latest update of Firefox includes an incredibly annoying "feature". Clicking in the address bar brings up a drop-down list of sites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipe… (read more)

The latest update of Firefox includes an incredibly annoying "feature". Clicking in the address bar brings up a drop-down list of sites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. This is distracting and I don't like Firefox shilling for these other sites. How do I get rid of these?

Asked by Mike 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Updating Firefox broke Google sign in

Hi, I've just updated to Firefox v.78.0.1 on my Windows 10 Toshiba laptop (approximately 4 years old) All of a sudden, I can't sign into Gmail or YouTube. Other than up… (read more)

Hi,

I've just updated to Firefox v.78.0.1 on my Windows 10 Toshiba laptop (approximately 4 years old) All of a sudden, I can't sign into Gmail or YouTube. Other than updating Firefox, I haven't made any changes to my machine.

Please can you advise?

Kind regards,

Casey

Asked by cbottonowriter 2 years ago

Last reply by cbottonowriter 2 years ago

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I am using firefox78.0.1 and everything on my facebook page is huge

I am using firefox 78.0.1 and i get facebook through it when i down load a video or sshare a video it is too big to see the entire video and some other things like gre… (read more)

I am using firefox 78.0.1 and i get facebook through it when i down load a video or sshare a video it is too big to see the entire video and some other things like greeting crds and post by others come out so big can not see the entire card or page. I have the newest windows update 2004 installed i have tried to make everything smaller but can not i am using the classic facebook but even when i switch to the new fcebook the videos are still to big

for me to see on my page   how do  i ake the videos and some  posts  smaller. they work on  all other browsers but  i like  firefox and would like to stay with it but  I am dissapointed that  i can not see some posts because they are so large the only wa y  i can see the  video is  click to expand   one video was 1440  much to large see the upload image this is how  i get the videos in  facebook on firefox

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Asked by Mary 2 years ago

Last reply by Mary 2 years ago

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The site is not loading

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&am… (read more)

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=authoritynutrition&utm_content=2020-07-03&apid=25358168. Throws error 502 Bad Gateway. The site used to load normally. What is the problem.

Asked by Владимир 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Blank Home Page

After Firefox updated to V 77, I have a problem when launching Firefox. After I boot my PC and launch Firefox my home page opens OK. However after I close Firefox and an… (read more)

After Firefox updated to V 77, I have a problem when launching Firefox. After I boot my PC and launch Firefox my home page opens OK. However after I close Firefox and any subsequent Firefox launching - I get a blank page. When I click "home" symbol my home page opes up OK. It still happens after updating to V 78.

i Tries everything all the recommended steps including safe mode.  However, I did not try to uninstall/install Firefox.

Any suggestions? Recommendations?

Asked by yitzhak.nevo 2 years ago

Last reply by yitzhak.nevo 2 years ago

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Problem with site only in mozilla

When I am trying to open site hypermission.ru in Mozilla I see some strange things. Big objects and broken fonts. In other browsers I dont have the same problems. Please,… (read more)

When I am trying to open site hypermission.ru in Mozilla I see some strange things. Big objects and broken fonts.

In other browsers I dont have the same problems.

Please, help!

P.S. I dont have some addons on mozilla. I use it clear.

Asked by makyshin 2 years ago

Last reply by Balázs Meskó 2 years ago

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Cannot connect to one specific website (weather.com)

As of about a week ago I have been unable to connect to https://weather.com using Firefox 78.0.1 64bit on Windows 10 Pro. As far as I have found in my regular browsing t… (read more)

As of about a week ago I have been unable to connect to https://weather.com using Firefox 78.0.1 64bit on Windows 10 Pro. As far as I have found in my regular browsing this is the only website with this problem; other websites open properly. The problem with https://weather.com occurs no matter how I try to connect - selecting a bookmark that worked in the past or typing directly in the address bar. If I am using an empty blank window what I see is a window that remains blank. The name that I typed in shows in the address bar but there is no padlock icon and no trackers shield. I am attaching a screen shot.

If I open Firefox in a private window I AM able to connect to https://weather.com as I could before in the ordinary window. I am also able to connect to https://weather.com using other browsers.

Any suggestions as to what has happened and how to fix it would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by richard.smith1 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago