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Freezing up and not moving

I would like to know how to fix my problem. I chat with my son most nights & facebook just freezes up after a few minutes or so, I can usually get it unfrozen by rest… (read more)

I would like to know how to fix my problem. I chat with my son most nights & facebook just freezes up after a few minutes or so, I can usually get it unfrozen by restarting my pc, what else can I do? We chat sometimes for a couples of hours, but fb hardly ever works correctly, is is very frustrating. Email me with any suggestions, OK? - Thanks

Asked by Albrit2 5 days ago

The address bar may start empty

I'm using Firefox 86.0 (x64) on Windows 10. When I click on the URL in the email, the address bar may start empty. It may be displayed correctly. I changed the option "Ho… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 86.0 (x64) on Windows 10. When I click on the URL in the email, the address bar may start empty. It may be displayed correctly. I changed the option "Home page and new window" from Firefox home (default) to a blank page, and it improved. After that, even if I returned to the default, it did not reproduce. Please let me know. Is this the correct specification?

Asked by kiyoshi.ueno 5 days ago

reader view souns...

my reader view has stopped playing the audio on text on web pges , altho videos and other sounds are coming through separately from reader view option.... what is wrong… (read more)

my reader view has stopped playing the audio on text on web pges , altho videos and other sounds are coming through separately from reader view option.... what is wrong ?

Asked by calgar 4 days ago

Barcode fonts not working in Firefox

Our barcodes will not show up in firefox but are fine in every other browser. Specifically, it is the code39b font. Is there any way around this in firefox? Allowing webs… (read more)

Our barcodes will not show up in firefox but are fine in every other browser. Specifically, it is the code39b font. Is there any way around this in firefox? Allowing websites to choose their own fonts is enabled, and changing/disabling the sandbox also did not help. I have not found any helpful add-ons either. Please share if you have any ideas, thank you!

Asked by kbeatty613 4 days ago

Totally Stymied Please Help

Excuse my long winded explanation but I have a problem with an Acer Nitro Gaming Laptop that I bought 6 months ago when my HP laptop had a hard drive failure. I purchase… (read more)

Excuse my long winded explanation but I have a problem with an Acer Nitro Gaming Laptop that I bought 6 months ago when my HP laptop had a hard drive failure. I purchased the new Acer rather than have my HP repaired. After a month of frustration I sent my old HP for repair and have been waiting for a fix for the Acer that appears to have a software issue not a hardware problem. The issue that I'm having is that no matter which browser I'm using it frequently crashes while web browsing. Depending on which browser I'm using I will get the message Oh dear we encountered a problem, or Oh Snap your page crashed or status_access_violation.

The laptop has done this since fresh out of the box no matter what browser that I use and so far I've tried Edge, Chrome, Firefox, and Brave. They all crash which is downright frightening if you are in the midst of doing an online purchase or an online banking transaction. I prefer to use the Firefox browser and have used it for several years.

What I find most interesting is that if I use the old original Internet Explorer that comes in the Windows 10 accessories the laptop is stable and works flawlessly without issues. The main problem is that most web sites no longer support the old explorer and Windows in constantly wanting to update the browser to Edge. Since it works perfectly with the Internet Explorer it leads me to assume that I have a software, coding bug that is unique to the Acer laptop.

In the interim I have a $1,000 doorstop that is of no use to me until a solution is found to this problem. So far I have tried virtually every suggestion out there from updating to the latest versions of the software, trying different browsers and even tried renaming the executable files that initiate the browsers. I have also twice done a full factory reset and started over, none have worked. If anyone out there has a suggestion or solution to this my dilemma please contact me at fhmechanic@gmail.com Thanks!

Asked by fhpecenka 4 days ago

downloading from a specific website doesn't follow the lastdir

I have experienced with a specific website where downloading images always prompts the save to the Downloads folder instead of staying in the folder where i need to set t… (read more)

I have experienced with a specific website where downloading images always prompts the save to the Downloads folder instead of staying in the folder where i need to set the downloads for.

meaning: a set of images when clicking on save, then selecting the destination folder and saving, works ok. But upon saving the next image from the gallery returns to the downloads folder.

Trying this from any other website, the last folder where the last image was saved is the one where the new image will be saved.

If from the website where im having this issue, i right-click then click on the image and select "view image" and click save, the browser.download.lastdir does work and the previously used folder shows up as the destination for download.

Asked by shadsinx 4 days ago

Last reply by shadsinx 4 days ago

How to stop Microsoft Office pop-up window in Firefox 86.

I installed Firefox 86 and I'm getting Microsoft office pop-up window. I have block pop-ups selected in options. I've uninstalled everything pertaining to Microsoft offic… (read more)

I installed Firefox 86 and I'm getting Microsoft office pop-up window. I have block pop-ups selected in options. I've uninstalled everything pertaining to Microsoft office and it's still happening. Seems to happen when I hit the page back button on my mouse. I'm running AdBlock Plus. It's driving me crazy. Anybody have any ideas? Thanks much for any help.

Asked by Frank 4 days ago

Passwords and Logins gone again!

I lost all my passwords & Logins on Feb. 23 2021. Firefox did an update without my permission & it didn't complete. I realized it yesterday and did the update. Al… (read more)

I lost all my passwords & Logins on Feb. 23 2021. Firefox did an update without my permission & it didn't complete. I realized it yesterday and did the update. All passwords & login's were back. Today I start my pc and they're gone again. I'm at a loss. What can I do next? Also lost all my settings I did yesterday.

Asked by dianejustyak 4 days ago

Last reply by dianejustyak 4 days ago

HELP ME PLEASE

HELP NEEDED WILL NOT ALLOW ME TO ACCESS OTHER MOZZILA ACCOUNT BECAUSE OF UPDATE AND CAN NOT ACCESS OTHER ACCT DUE TO MOZZILA HAVING MY EMAIL PASSWORD SAVED AND AM UNABLE … (read more)

HELP NEEDED WILL NOT ALLOW ME TO ACCESS OTHER MOZZILA ACCOUNT BECAUSE OF UPDATE AND CAN NOT ACCESS OTHER ACCT DUE TO MOZZILA HAVING MY EMAIL PASSWORD SAVED AND AM UNABLE TO ACCESS THAT EMAIL ADDRESS

Asked by medic4420 3 days ago

Over the last few days my "Find in Page" function has stopped working.

Over the last few days my "Find in Page" function has stopped working. If I type Ctrl-F the window opens in the status bar. I can type one letter that highlights some - b… (read more)

Over the last few days my "Find in Page" function has stopped working. If I type Ctrl-F the window opens in the status bar. I can type one letter that highlights some - but not all - instances of that letter on the page. As soon as I type a second letter the field goes pink.

Is it possible this is something easy to fix without having to completely reload Firefox?

Yes, it's a very old version of Firefox. But it's worked perfectly until now.

Asked by Magelord 3 days ago

Library period-timeline folders missing

Hello, within my library the timeline folders are missing. (No "Today", no "Yesterday", a.s.o.) How can I re-activate this ability within the FIREFOX-Browser? Thanks in … (read more)

Hello, within my library the timeline folders are missing. (No "Today", no "Yesterday", a.s.o.) How can I re-activate this ability within the FIREFOX-Browser? Thanks in advance.

Asked by mike.wassmann 3 days ago

How to turn off the name of the search engine in a blue box in the address bar instead of the search shortcut as typed?

When I typed any search shortcut (let's say "w" for Wikipedia) and then Space in the address bar, the bar would have just shown "w ". After an update to 86, now typing "w… (read more)

When I typed any search shortcut (let's say "w" for Wikipedia) and then Space in the address bar, the bar would have just shown "w ".

After an update to 86, now typing "w " shows "Wikipedia" in a blue box instead of "w ". This is extremely irritating because I now can't just press Alt+D and enter a new search shortcut from scratch when I mistyped.

I have both browser.urlbar.update1 and browser.urlbar.update2 set to false.

Asked by hysknrs 3 days ago

Fire Fox Update Link opens in New Tab

Hello, I am looking at the reason why every time Firefox updates this link opens in a new tab https://www.grabber.website/ No other browser does this. Wondering if I ca… (read more)

Hello,

I am looking at the reason why every time Firefox updates this link opens in a new tab https://www.grabber.website/

No other browser does this. Wondering if I can block that tab from opening when Firefox updates. Considering deleting Firefox altogether if this keeps happening.

Asked by Andrew 3 days ago

Simplify Page Firefox v86

Looks like I need to rollback to Firefox version 84. Updated to version 86. However, printing from Reader View takes over twice the number of printed pages as Simplify … (read more)

Looks like I need to rollback to Firefox version 84. Updated to version 86. However, printing from Reader View takes over twice the number of printed pages as Simplify Page function found in earlier version. The font in Reader View is much too large for efficient printing.

The two uploaded images print the same webpage article, but earlier Firefox version takes 16-pages, while version 86 takes over twice that many, 35-pages.

Are there about:config settings that can reduce font size in Reader View, or do I have to rollback to version 84?

Asked by prag 4 days ago

Last reply by prag 3 days ago

firefox upgrade

bold textI recently chose to accept firefox suggestion to upgrade my account and now I'm not recognized anywhere and have to type everything as if I am a new customer, et… (read more)

bold textI recently chose to accept firefox suggestion to upgrade my account and now I'm not recognized anywhere and have to type everything as if I am a new customer, etc. How can I go back to my former setting?

Asked by justyna1 3 days ago

printing problem with even-number pages

Having a problem with printing since moving to FF 86.0. Print is automatically set up for my Brother MFC-J895W (LAN connection) to print 2-sided and back-to-front, but i… (read more)

Having a problem with printing since moving to FF 86.0. Print is automatically set up for my Brother MFC-J895W (LAN connection) to print 2-sided and back-to-front, but is printing the 2nd page upside down. I've tried going into about:config and deleting the entry for "print.print", as well as editing the prefs.js and deleting everything that has "print_", but no help.

Asked by DougS 3 days ago

Last reply by DougS 3 days ago

ECC773

I have configurated my printers by system but the new update when I want to print uses another configuration that produces problems to me and for each sheet I have to cha… (read more)

I have configurated my printers by system but the new update when I want to print uses another configuration that produces problems to me and for each sheet I have to change it. How can change the default printer configuration of firefox and not being changing tu use windows comfiguration for each work? Is very bad and makes me ungry that another person in a configuration changes that I need whothout advise or tu his preferences that complicaters my life

Asked by ecc773 5 days ago

Last reply by ecc773 2 days ago

colored squares on browser pages

Today i turned on firefox running the latest ubuntu platform and had colored squares and dots all over the web pages. If I move the mouse or type the squares colored bla… (read more)

Today i turned on firefox running the latest ubuntu platform and had colored squares and dots all over the web pages. If I move the mouse or type the squares colored black, blue, aqua and green move with the mouse or typing all over the display like snow. I have gone over the troubleshooting steps, I have uninstalled and reloaded mozilla firefox. The only way I can stop this is to go to safe mode. I have downloaded two other browsers today and do not have this problem with the other two browsers, or with any of the software programs on the computer. Any ideas?

Asked by mcantrel 3 days ago

Last reply by mcantrel 2 days ago