websites working on Chrome but not on Firefox

Hello everybody, There are more and more websites that have functions that no longer work with Firefox and force me to use Chromium instead. Do you if there is any chance… (read more)

Hello everybody,

There are more and more websites that have functions that no longer work with Firefox and force me to use Chromium instead. Do you if there is any chance that an upcoming release will put everything right?

Thank you in advance Virginie

Asked by Virginie 22 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 19 minutes ago

Firefox reader for PDF

Guys, tell me how to change the background of the firefox reader, the white background loads the eyes heavily, tried to use the Dark reader extension, but nothing has cha… (read more)

Guys, tell me how to change the background of the firefox reader, the white background loads the eyes heavily, tried to use the Dark reader extension, but nothing has changed for me

Asked by destrogroups 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Google sign in search box and question asking me if I want to search with google.

Plese could somebody explain why the google sign still in my search box after installing firefox? I thought I could bypass using google once firefox was installed. … (read more)

Plese could somebody explain why the google sign still in my search box after installing firefox? I thought I could bypass using google once firefox was installed.

Asked by YD 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Zapamiętywanie zakładek przed zamknięciem przeglądarki

cześć, Posiadam OS Big Sur Mac Mini i mam pytanie, dlaczego na tym komputerze nie działa zapamiętywanie otwartych kart (przywracanie sesji)? Zaznaczyłam w opcjach: przyw… (read more)

cześć, Posiadam OS Big Sur Mac Mini i mam pytanie, dlaczego na tym komputerze nie działa zapamiętywanie otwartych kart (przywracanie sesji)? Zaznaczyłam w opcjach: przywracanie poprzednich sesji, ale to nie działa. Nie rozumiem tego. Jak miałam Windowsa, to nigdy nie było z tym problemu. A pracuje przy kilkudziesięciu otwartych kartach i nie wyobrażam sobie, żebym miała je za każdym razem otwierać pojedynczo... Z jednej grupy wsparcia Apple dostałam informacje, że Mac ma swoją przeglądarkę: Safarii i żebym jej zaczęłam używać. Ale ja nie chcę innej przeglądarki. Mam za dużo zapamiętanych kart, żeby je przenosić i nie chcę uczyć się kolejnej aplikacji. Dodatkowo powiedziano mi, że Mac nie lubi innych oprogramowań niż swoje. Idąc tym torem, nie można by używać Photoshopa, Adobe PDF, i wiele wiele innych aplikacji, bo Mac ich nie wyprodukował... To jakiś absurd! Proszę o pomoc, jak otwierać przeglądarkę z kartami z poprzedniej sesji?

Martyna

Asked by martyna.kondratowicz 10 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

mouse keys drop boxes

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or … (read more)

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or different logins pop up for a second but I can't select one. This happened suddenly last week. Only in firefox and it's pretty annoying. What has been changed? thanks

Asked by kmerc 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Many websites today are not displaying completely. No recent changes to FF or add-ons.

This will best be reported with a screenshot, added. Just today Firefox is not displaying many websites completely. I dare say "most websites" since I haven't done much y… (read more)

This will best be reported with a screenshot, added. Just today Firefox is not displaying many websites completely. I dare say "most websites" since I haven't done much yet. Websites I know should work are messed up like the attached screenshot of a Microsoft site (answers.microsoft.com/......) (showing from the upper-left - that's pretty much how the entire page looks.)

No recent changes. All normal yesterday. No firefox updates or updated/new add-ons. I have disabled any likely add-ons. I've cleared FF's cache. The same sites open properly in Chrome.

Posting this in case it helps anyone else even though my report doesn't have much searchable detail. I'm off to reboot and such. I have a hunch this is the type of problem that "seems to fix itself", having been in I.T. for a.... long time :D

Asked by Joe 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Ctrl key suddenly crazy zooming

All of a sudden when I hit the ctrl key my screen starts zooming in like mad. this is without pressing + or minus or touching my mouse. Means I'm not longer able to use c… (read more)

All of a sudden when I hit the ctrl key my screen starts zooming in like mad. this is without pressing + or minus or touching my mouse. Means I'm not longer able to use control C or Control V for copy and paste, and it's driving me mad. Any help?

Asked by kmerc 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Open another instance of Firefox to isolate it from addons

Hello, I like Firefox unfortunately all browsers are so 1999... It is impossible to use without addons, if you browser internet a lot and have opened a lot of tabs and wi… (read more)

Hello,

I like Firefox unfortunately all browsers are so 1999... It is impossible to use without addons, if you browser internet a lot and have opened a lot of tabs and windows. I bumped into this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1155401 Saying: this will open another instance of Firefox. But nothing is bulletproof! So ask, if this will isolate me from addons, which I would open in first instance of Firefox.

Thanks for help.

Asked by empleat 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Lost tabs

So, I've had this problem once already and solved it. Mozilla updated automatically and I lost all of my tabs (over a 100 tabs, mostly with books I wanted to buy / compar… (read more)

So, I've had this problem once already and solved it. Mozilla updated automatically and I lost all of my tabs (over a 100 tabs, mostly with books I wanted to buy / compare prices), couldn't restore the session and had no history. After a dramatic and prolonged freakout, I actually found help on this site and managed to open the correct upgrades.jsonlz4 files with the jeffersoncher scrounger website. I meant to save all of the links in a word file since I no longer trusted firefox to open my tabs after an update, but real life happened. I kept putting it off and was content to have the tabs on hand as a list on the scrounger website. But then ANOTHER automatic update happened and now I no longer find the old .jsonlz4 file - I have a few really old ones (from 2017 and 2019) but the one from around the time period of the first tab loss only has tabs about restoring lost history. I now, just as before, again have no history to find the tabs with the books I want that way. My question is: I would very much like to have those tabs back - some of those books were meant as gifts and finding them the analog way is possible, but very time-consuming. Is there any way I could find the correct .jsonlz4 file (I even remember the date it was modified as shown in file explorer - or should I just give up the whole affair as lost and no longer waste time on it? I'll try reinstalling firefox after I post this message, but given that it didn't work last time, I'm not very optimistic.

Thanks in advance, all the best Ana

Asked by ana.perpar 22 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

default search engine keeps changing to yahoo.

stop changing my default search engine. I set it to google for a reason and want it to stay as google not yahoo. I've seen this issue before in the forums and they say to… (read more)

stop changing my default search engine. I set it to google for a reason and want it to stay as google not yahoo. I've seen this issue before in the forums and they say to remove any add ons. I dont have any add ons. I use a Mac.

Asked by thcook42 5 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 hours ago

More Problems Affecting Firefox

Another problem that's started with Firefox for Windows this wee. Firefox takes a long time to load pages, up to a minute. In the bottom right of the page it says "waitin… (read more)

Another problem that's started with Firefox for Windows this wee.

Firefox takes a long time to load pages, up to a minute. In the bottom right of the page it says "waiting of fonts.googleapis.com" or something like that.

The other problem of it not displaying graphs still hasn't been resolved.

Neither of these problems exist on Chrome.

Asked by JohnDoyle 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Unable to access Google websites through Firefox

I am no longer able to access any Google sites through Firefox. I get this message: The connection has timed out The server at www.google.com is taking too long to respon… (read more)

I am no longer able to access any Google sites through Firefox.

I get this message:

The connection has timed out

The server at www.google.com is taking too long to respond.

I can access all other sites through Firefox (including other search engines). I have cleared all of the History, caches, cookies etc and that sometimes allows me to access to Google once, but then the problem returns. I have to accept cookies from Google when I do that but sometimes the cookie verification with Google times out. I have tried starting Firefox in safe mode and refreshing Firefox but that has not helped.

I can access Google sites through Chrome.

A virus scan (with Norton and Hitman Pro) reveal no viruses or other malware

All other computers I have can access Google.

I updated to the latest Windows build yesterday, after which the problems started.

How do I restore access?

Asked by aprobyn 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Can't sign in to online banking after Firefox update April 3rd (Ver. 87)

Windows 10, 64 bit. Firefox ver 87 For the past several days I have not been able to sign into my online banking at Scotiabank. When I enter my user name and password I i… (read more)

Windows 10, 64 bit. Firefox ver 87 For the past several days I have not been able to sign into my online banking at Scotiabank. When I enter my user name and password I immediately get an error message "Sorry, we couldn't complete your request". At the top it says "something went wrong" and the message comes from the Scotiabank site saying "generic-error". I've tried refreshing Firefox, removing all cache and cookies. Have tried restarting the computer. I note that Firefox appears to have updated itself on April 3rd and that appears to be when the problem started...could be just coincidental. Other web sites appear fine. I can use Microsoft Edge to log in to Scotiabank just fine as well, but I prefer Firefox. Anyone have thoughts on this? Thanks

Asked by jim.hedges 1 week ago

Last reply by samandapecora 6 hours ago

Change Background Image in Firefox, instead of black main page.

Hello All, I am looking for a method to change my standard black main background in Firefox. In the older version, you could choose Color Pic option and upload an image. … (read more)

Hello All,

I am looking for a method to change my standard black main background in Firefox. In the older version, you could choose Color Pic option and upload an image. That option is gone. So if anyone knows the solution for this problem I would be very grateful! Thanks in advance!

Cheers, Rubax

P.S. I use the latest version of Firefox (87.0) and Windows 10 Pro

Asked by Rubax 21 hours ago

Last reply by strafy 9 hours ago

Website is not displaying correctly

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the … (read more)

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the problem on the screenshot. I still ask my provider "Host Europe" if they are able to explain, why during using the Firefox Browser the website is not correct. They just told me, that maybe there might be a problem with the accessability view, but they were not able to solve the problem! Is there anybody who can help me to solve that problem? Thanks a lot! Alexandra

Asked by alexandraesser 1 day ago

Last reply by JustSecurity 10 hours ago

Trouble restoring firefox from backup

Hi, After losing my session history and bookmarks from using firefox's "forget last 5 minutes" feature on accident, I used shadowcopyview to create a backup of my old pro… (read more)

Hi,

After losing my session history and bookmarks from using firefox's "forget last 5 minutes" feature on accident, I used shadowcopyview to create a backup of my old profile. Now, after two reinstalls, I still cannot recover my session or bookmarks, even when replacing the old profile entirely.

JeffersonCher's wonderful scrounger has helped me to recover from a similiar blunder in the past, but this time, attempting to recover the session from a recovery file gave me 3 websites I haven't visited in 2 years and an error message when attempting to recover the bookmarks.

Anything you can provide would be a big help: I am very confused on how to really proceed.

Thanks!

Asked by Pendragonchen1 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 hours ago

Can't add bookmarks

Hi guys~ for some reasons I can't add bookmarks on my firefox browsers. At first, the marked webpage will only show names but not the link, when i click on the bookmarks … (read more)

Hi guys~ for some reasons I can't add bookmarks on my firefox browsers. At first, the marked webpage will only show names but not the link, when i click on the bookmarks that i saved it won't direct me to page. Now even worse, the bookmark function doesn't work at all. I tried restore all my settings and redownloaded firefox three times, it's always the same problem. Also the history function doesn't store my current browsing history at all. I 100% sure I didn't change anything at the privacy section.

Asked by xchristina5945 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 hours ago