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How to turn off addrress bar searches?

Hi All, I have searched the web and found this 'https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1284577'. I followed the steps but it didn't disable this crap. I HATE this … (read more)

Hi All,

I have searched the web and found this 'https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1284577'. I followed the steps but it didn't disable this crap. I HATE this and I want to turn it off. How? I use the search bar not the address bar for my searches.


Thanks for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

This support said why Firefox will not "stay up" is I am on a BETA...

I did not choose a BETA VERSION. I have used FIREFOX since VERSION 1.0. IT USED TO BE THE BEST BROWSER EVER CREATED. BUT NO LONGER. WE use Firefox to accomplish things, … (read more)

I did not choose a BETA VERSION. I have used FIREFOX since VERSION 1.0. IT USED TO BE THE BEST BROWSER EVER CREATED. BUT NO LONGER. WE use Firefox to accomplish things, not to debug BETA versions all day. One day I wake up and you FORCED rel 89.0 on us and it turned the whole WEEK to crap. I had 6 consecutive crashes the other day. Today I had 5 consecutive crashes. I had to turn my PC off and give it and me a rest. I did not ask for a BETA, even to leave rel 88. YOU 'forced' it on us with your "you have no other chooses if you want to continue using FIREFOX attitude. And all you can say is: Go BACK to 'stable rel 90 AND CREATE A NEW PROFILE? DO you have any idea how hard it is for us, a USER to CREATE A NEW PROFILE FROM SCRATCH?

THIS MAKES NO SENSE, YOU CRAM A "BETA" ON US, IT CRASHES A HALF DOZEN TIMES A DAY and your answer is to go back to a stable version YOU FORCED ON US? Then we spend a day or two creating a NEW PROFILE until you force ANOTHER BETA on us to test for you? You can't let us stay on a STABLE version like rel 88 until you work out the bugs then "tell us" there is one available and advise us to INSTALL IT? THIS IS CRAZY, let alone "Professional".

Asked by jagman55 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

new https "trusted partner" redirect opt out

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window. This has resulte… (read more)

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window.

This has resulted in slowing down an already too slow event in Firefox. This is why users are going to chrome.

It's a great idea as an option. Not a great idea to force it on users.

Thanks for your help,

Asked by BertD FireFox 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 hours ago

DuckDuckGo A-F Rating Box isn't showing up

When the DuckDuckGo Browser extension is added, it should show up in the top right of the browser with a website rating. When you click on this rating it will give you ex… (read more)

When the DuckDuckGo Browser extension is added, it should show up in the top right of the browser with a website rating. When you click on this rating it will give you extra details, settings, and information. This is supposed to show up but it isn't for some reason and I don't know why. Any idea for what could cause this? I've tried rebooting the browser, uninstalling the add-on, then re-installing the add-on.

Asked by MusicienElegant 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 hours ago

Google search, Gmail and other google services stop responding in Firefox

For about a month now I have had an issue with Firefox where suddenly the search bar (with Google search) stops working. I input text, press enter but nothing happens. No… (read more)

For about a month now I have had an issue with Firefox where suddenly the search bar (with Google search) stops working. I input text, press enter but nothing happens. No page is loaded. I see the google search URL that the browser is trying to reach, and I see in the network tool that the request is made but nothing appears after that. Page doesn't change and response is not registered in the network tool. Also, my GMail account tabs stop working, and trying to refresh them, GMail freezes while loading.

If I restart Firefox all starts working, until the problem starts happening again (can be minutes or hours, I guess it depends on usage)

Another colleague of mine has the exact same problem.

I tried with NO success: - Clearing all cache and data; - Disabling all extensions; - Running firefox in troubleshoot mode; - Refresh Firefox; - Complete uninstall, with profile folder removal and start from scratch; - Disabling hardware acceleration; - Setting "browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar" to false; - Disabling "network.http.http3.enabled"; - Setting Proxy to "No Proxy";

All works on another browsers.

Can someone advise on how to further troubleshoot and fix this issue?

Asked by diogomanel 19 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 13 hours ago

In Search of Lost Browser Data

Good Morning, I accidentally deleted my browsing history on Firefox for "all time". One of the pages I used to access an office email address on Outlook to which I have … (read more)

Good Morning,

I accidentally deleted my browsing history on Firefox for "all time". One of the pages I used to access an office email address on Outlook to which I have forgotten the passcode. I turned off the computer and turned it back on unfortunately. I am wondering if there is another way to find past browsing history?

Thank you.

Thor

Asked by thorwebster 4 days ago

Last reply by JP 14 hours ago

CANNOT SET CUSTOM FILTERS on this site and HOW TO CHANGE the default FILE NAME FOR DL!

ADBLOCK CUSTOM FILTERS not working on this site WHAT THE HECK IS THAT AHAH WHAT??? ALSO THIS. After "Refresh"ing Firefox, it now by default saves a file with the page tit… (read more)

ADBLOCK CUSTOM FILTERS not working on this site WHAT THE HECK IS THAT AHAH WHAT??? ALSO THIS. After "Refresh"ing Firefox, it now by default saves a file with the page title, not the filename. I can no longer find out how to change this default behaviour (presumably I'd used an addon that has been deleted). This is extremely inconvenient - many archives have large numbers of filenames like "<number>.txt", e.g. "234567.txt", but all with the same title. I don't understand why keeping the old Firefox default was not made an option when you changed to saving by title!

Asked by Wes 23 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 19 hours ago

Firefox mise à jour

Firefox update failed. When downloading the latest version, a window asks me to choose products from the Microsoft Store and direct me to Microsoft Edge, which I don't wa… (read more)

Firefox update failed. When downloading the latest version, a window asks me to choose products from the Microsoft Store and direct me to Microsoft Edge, which I don't want. My browser is Firefox... What should I do? Thank you for the help

Asked by jmarbacher 22 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 19 hours ago

Slov internet speed and websites does not open with Firefox on Windows 10.

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there. Internet is extremly s… (read more)

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there.

Internet is extremly slow,some sites will not open and i cant logg in to Facebook.

Under settings,i have tried different settings. Right now i have the standard setting. Under Help,i have tried to restore,diagnos and clean catch and restart,but it has not solved the issue.

What could be causing these issues? Do i have to do some special settings or do i have to add some Add-ons/Extensions in order to have Firefox work normal again?

Asked by Sten 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 20 hours ago

Firefox says it is not my default browser

I had Firefox 89 when this morning I could not watch my Amazon videos because I kept getting a message saying that I needed to upgrade my Chrome browser. Since I never u… (read more)

I had Firefox 89 when this morning I could not watch my Amazon videos because I kept getting a message saying that I needed to upgrade my Chrome browser. Since I never use Chrome, I decided to check if Firefox was at the latest version. When I clicked into options, I saw a notice saying that Firefox is not my default browser. I thought that somehow something had messed up my settings since I made Firefox my default browser when I first bought this computer over a yea ago, so I clicked the button to set it as default. That took me to Windows settings which showed that Firefox was already my default browser.

Since then I have restarted the computer multiple times; upgraded to Firefox 90 and restarted; deleted Chrome; reset Firefox; gone to Windows settings and changed my default browser to Edge. then later reset it back to Firefox.

The Firefox options STILL indicate that Firefox is not my default browser.

What is going on? Does anyone have any ideas?

I first noticed this after I could not play my Amazon videos this morning -- which I can play now after having reset Firefox -- but I am worried that this will affect other things.

Asked by CatherineHP 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 20 hours ago

How to get rid of Google from my search/browser.

In Firefox, I select DuckDuckGo as default Browser. I type the word "news" and in the address bar it automatically adds google which I don't want. Even when I type in t… (read more)

In Firefox, I select DuckDuckGo as default Browser. I type the word "news" and in the address bar it automatically adds google which I don't want. Even when I type in the Firefox address bar, the address always converts to news.google.com. I have to manually select DuckDuckGo as the news browser. How do I stop Goggle from redirecting my search to its news address?

Asked by bakerrrr 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

address bar search

i dont want to be forced to search from the address bar.. i have trieed a few suggestions such as changing the config but it doesnt work. i will no longer be giving any f… (read more)

i dont want to be forced to search from the address bar.. i have trieed a few suggestions such as changing the config but it doesnt work. i will no longer be giving any financial support to this browser because of this ridiculous search change.

Asked by rebelscreamer 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Old version failed to update, downloaded new version did not update existing but create additional firefox

My 89 version failed to update, when I downloaded and installed a new version of firefox, it did not update the old version, instead it install another firefox into my wi… (read more)

My 89 version failed to update, when I downloaded and installed a new version of firefox, it did not update the old version, instead it install another firefox into my windows 10. Now I got two firefox in my computer, the old one with all my customisation and a new one which are clueless about the old one. How do I resolve this?

Asked by yappyml 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Custom Title for File Upload Window?

Hi, Is there a way to change the title for when an open file button is clicked in the browser?In Firefox a window pops up with the title "File Upload" but if I have two b… (read more)

Hi,

Is there a way to change the title for when an open file button is clicked in the browser?In Firefox a window pops up with the title "File Upload" but if I have two browsers open both titles are the same and I am having a hard time uniquely identifying them (Trying to automate some tasks using autoit).

I know its a windows pop up but in chrome the title is "Open" which makes me think that this title is being controlled by the browser?

Help much appreciated

Asked by sammjacks 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Restoring Browsing History

I accidentally deleted all of my youtube browsing history, and can't find a single way to restore it. I am on Firefox version 90.0.2 (20210721174149), and if anyone could… (read more)

I accidentally deleted all of my youtube browsing history, and can't find a single way to restore it. I am on Firefox version 90.0.2 (20210721174149), and if anyone could help me that would be great! (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1290163 isn't of any help)

Asked by TheWaddleDee 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

ATO MYGOV Login fails

Hi Guys 'n Gals, As of today, I am unable to log into the Australian Tax office Business Portal or Business Services (BETA) through MyGov using Firefox browser. I can lo… (read more)

Hi Guys 'n Gals, As of today, I am unable to log into the Australian Tax office Business Portal or Business Services (BETA) through MyGov using Firefox browser. I can log in through Edge, no problem to both. I've cleared histories, cache etc on Firefox, and it is up to date. I've logged out, and logged back in. When I attempt to enter the email address to log on to ATO using Firefox, I can type the address as far as ".com". The moment I type ".", I lose the entire address, except for the ".". I don't get to the "com.au" part at all. I've contacted the ATO, they have no updates at all regarding issues with Firefox. We are getting close to Plan C (Sledge Hammer LOL). Any and all help gratefully accepted, I do not like edge....... Thank you Trina

Asked by admin381 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Missing drop down menu on gmx

Hello, I use web.de and gmx.de. The form data I had always entered were suggested to me via drop down. This is still the case with web.de, but not with gmx. In the Fire… (read more)

Hello,


I use web.de and gmx.de.

The form data I had always entered were suggested to me via drop down. This is still the case with web.de, but not with gmx.


In the Firefox settings I agreed to fill in the login information automatically, but it doesn't help. The following are checked:

Asking whether to save login credentials and passwords for websites

- Fill in login details and passwords automatically

- Generate and suggest strong passwords


In the chronicle I chose "create".

A change to "user-defined" does not change anything.

The following are checked:

Save visited pages and download history

Save entered search terms and form data


The point "Forms & automatic filling", which is often mentioned on the web, does not exist for me under "Data protection & security".


I would really appreciate any help.


Many greetings

Juliengel

Asked by zwiebelhaex 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago