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Startup behavior versus new window

I am trying to emulate the expected behavior I have from Chromium based browsers. I want my two email accounts to open on startup but then when I open a new window, for j… (read more)

I am trying to emulate the expected behavior I have from Chromium based browsers. I want my two email accounts to open on startup but then when I open a new window, for just the blank tab to open (Firefox home). There doesn't seem to be a way to do that. I can make them my "home" pages so that they load on startup, but then when I open a new window, it opens both of my home pages as tabs in that new window. Any help? See attached screenshot, is there something I'm missing or is this behavior just not possible in Firefox?

Asked by alexsoko 2 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 hour ago

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Unwanted ads for Edge

EVERY TIME I open Firefox I immediately get an ad asking me to download MS Edge. This occurs even when Edge is not open. 1. I have Edge downloaded but it is not my defaul… (read more)

EVERY TIME I open Firefox I immediately get an ad asking me to download MS Edge. This occurs even when Edge is not open. 1. I have Edge downloaded but it is not my default browser – which is Firefox. 2. This ad appears even when Edge is not open. 3. I have turned off all the suggested fixes in the “Settings/Options” for both Firefox and Edge but without success. Is there any way to block these irritating pop-ups?

Asked by smail.barry 2 hours ago

Answered by philipp 2 hours ago

How to delete synced tab on other device?

I have alot of open tabs on mobile phone and want to view - and then delete - each of the tabs on my desktop because it's massively slowing down my mobile. I am able to … (read more)

I have alot of open tabs on mobile phone and want to view - and then delete - each of the tabs on my desktop because it's massively slowing down my mobile. I am able to open on my desktop the synced tabs - although I can only open them either one-by-one, or the entire lot of 1,000 of them - but cannot seem to delete singular ones or a few tabs at a time when are no longer needed. Is there a way to delete a synced tab individually from a connected device that's NOT the device where the tab is currently open/ originally saved? Thanks!

Asked by berie376 2 hours ago

Strange Results on https://www.chase.com/

Hello and thanks in advance for any help you can give me. For many years, I have had trouble with the rendering of https://www.chase.com/ in my Win10 Firefox install (see… (read more)

Hello and thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

For many years, I have had trouble with the rendering of https://www.chase.com/ in my Win10 Firefox install (see attached). This does NOT happen in my wife's install. I have been a user for a long, long time and this has persisted even through the update to 79.0 today. On the same machine, it renders fine in Chrome (see other attached).

As I said, the problem does not happen on my wife's computer and since it works in Chrome on the same computer I know this must be something wrong with my Firefox install. I have tried running with --safe-mode and the problem persists. I have repeatedly cleared site data/cookies and even the entire Firefox cache. The problem persists.

While I suspect there is still something hanging around in my profile that is causing this, I don't know what it is and I am loathe to erase my entire profile and start anew.

Any suggestions on how to get to the bottom of this mystery?

Thanks

Asked by whitedavidp 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 minutes ago

What is the "geo.provider.ms-windows-location" preference for?

I take my privacy very seriously and have disabled a large number of Firefox features which erode my privacy, including geo.enabled, dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled, do… (read more)

I take my privacy very seriously and have disabled a large number of Firefox features which erode my privacy, including geo.enabled, dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled, dom.battery.enabled, and many more.

Today I've just found a setting I've never noticed before which makes me really nervous: geo.provider.ms-windows-location

Can anyone please tell me what this does? Is it new? Why doesn't Mozilla have a page/resource explaining what all the preferences do and how to use them?

Asked by MartyJames 4 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 hours ago

no downloads in Windows 10

For a few months I have found that iI cannot download files from the internet via Firefox. I have a window 10 computer and MS Edge works. I don't like Edge though so I am… (read more)

For a few months I have found that iI cannot download files from the internet via Firefox. I have a window 10 computer and MS Edge works. I don't like Edge though so I am loooking for a solution that will allow me to keep my good old Firefox. Currently I still use Firefox as my default browser and when I need to download files I copy the URL to Edge and download the file. Can someone help me? I am a decades long Firefox user and this has never happened before now. Thank you. David Wilds Patton

Asked by David Wilds Patton 4 hours ago

Firefox not showing photographs when I search kijiji or eBay etc.

As an example, I search kijiji for kid's bicycles. It shows me the various ads but the box where the photo should be is empty. This happens with similar search results as… (read more)

As an example, I search kijiji for kid's bicycles. It shows me the various ads but the box where the photo should be is empty. This happens with similar search results as well - words but no pictures. Have been using Firefox for many years. Why is this happening now. Using iMac with Catalina latest version.

Asked by Zombateen 4 hours ago

Passwords gone from Firefox but still appear in Lockwise app

Dear community, I use Firefox on a Linux laptop and an Android phone. For the past several months, I have been successfully using the Lockwise app on the Android phone to… (read more)

Dear community,

I use Firefox on a Linux laptop and an Android phone.

For the past several months, I have been successfully using the Lockwise app on the Android phone to access passwords synced from my computer. I was not logged in to Firefox proper (the browser) until much more recently. Apparently, I have failed to notice that my passwords never synced to Firefox browser.

I have now reinstalled the OS on my laptop and all my passwords are gone there. They still appear in the Lockwise app, but none of my Firefox browser installs (which I all added to Firefox Sync much more recently than Lockwise) can access them. Essentially, it is as if they are only stored on my phone, anymore.

How can I get them back to the browser?

Kind regards, fNek

Asked by f_nek 4 hours ago

Need old extensions list from before refreshing FF this morning

The names are often similar and the addons are sometimes not from FF. So, how do I recover (or view) my old extensions list? Thank you. BTW, logins took FOREVER to load. … (read more)

The names are often similar and the addons are sometimes not from FF.

So, how do I recover (or view) my old extensions list?

Thank you.

BTW, logins took FOREVER to load. Scary for a while.

Asked by CiaoBella1 5 hours ago

Dead link to Cloudflare's privacy notice on support.mozilla.org

Hi, On your DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) FAQs page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/dns-over-https-doh-faqs#w_how-did-mo..., under the question "How did Mozilla choose Cloudf… (read more)

Hi,

On your DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) FAQs page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/dns-over-https-doh-faqs#w_how-did-mo..., under the question "How did Mozilla choose Cloudflare as a trusted resolver?", the link to Cloudflare's privacy notice resolves in a 404. Can you please update it to point to Cloudflare's privacy notice with respect to 1.1.1.1 and Firefox?

Thanks, James

Asked by james.w.mitchell 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

I am unable to scroll down or access my notifications on my facebook group page

I think my browser is preventing me from accessing notifications and scrolling on my Facebook group. I tried it in IE, and it works, so how can I fix this in Firefox? … (read more)

I think my browser is preventing me from accessing notifications and scrolling on my Facebook group. I tried it in IE, and it works, so how can I fix this in Firefox?

Asked by Harriet Heywood 5 hours ago

firefox crashing 3 + times a day since last update

anybody else having problems since the last update of firefox just closing without warning. ill be in the middle of something ill look up and firefox has closed itself wi… (read more)

anybody else having problems since the last update of firefox just closing without warning. ill be in the middle of something ill look up and firefox has closed itself with the error reporting only showing up maybe 1 out of every 3 crashes. beside the browser running slower then hell almost as bad as chrome

Asked by glprsll129 6 hours ago

Adjusting default addon behavior

Hello!      So this might be a very simple thing I've clearly skimmed over in the many times I've searched. Or perhaps I didn't enter the magic words into Google just tha… (read more)

Hello!

     So this might be a very simple thing I've clearly skimmed over in the many times I've searched. Or perhaps I didn't enter the magic words into Google just that special way to get the help I desire...

     I'm playing with Addon and Extentions weighing the pro's and con's of different Addons serving the same relative purpose. It's pretty irritating the method I am currently using, downloading an Addon and then going in, and then disable the one I downloaded to grab the next to avoid bad results that can arise from overlapping Addons working on the same functional area. I wanted to know if there was a means in which I could disable the automatic enabling of Addons when I add them from the default Firefox site?

Asked by Critta Kill 6 hours ago

Can't download files or updates

Recently I have been unable to download using Firefox and have had to switch to Chrome. This includes zip files from Mediafire etc., and updates like LibreOffice. Any ide… (read more)

Recently I have been unable to download using Firefox and have had to switch to Chrome. This includes zip files from Mediafire etc., and updates like LibreOffice. Any ideas?

Asked by James Allen 6 hours ago

Yahoo search is overriding my setting for Google search - how to stop this?

Not sure when this started or why it is happening. I have double checked that my settings have Google search set as my default search engine. Instead, Yahoo Search keeps … (read more)

Not sure when this started or why it is happening. I have double checked that my settings have Google search set as my default search engine. Instead, Yahoo Search keeps popping up.

How can I stop this?

Thank you!

-K

Asked by kwien.q101 6 hours ago