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Unable to Download Images from Google Drive

I am unable to download images from Google Drive using FireFox. I've looked through several discussion boards and tried various solutions: managing exceptions in cookies,… (read more)

I am unable to download images from Google Drive using FireFox. I've looked through several discussion boards and tried various solutions: managing exceptions in cookies, clearing cookies and site data, signing out of all other google accounts, signing out and signing back in; thus far nothing has worked.

It also seems as though I am perfectly able to download regular text documents.

Other people have received an error message when encountering this problem, I haven't even gotten that far. I click download, a couple loading messages appear in the bottom left, and then nothing happens.

I know that this is solely a problem with my FireFox, as I've just installed Google Chrome and was able to download the image; however, I'm not a fan of Google Chrome and would like to resolve this issue I'm running into with FireFox so that I can continue using it.

Attached is an image of the only message that appears when I attempt to download an image.

Asked by gwenstephens14 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Notification to update Firefox

Yesterday I updated Big Sur (11.2.2). When I started up Firefox I got a message indicating that I had to update my version of Firefox. I clicked on the link and it sent m… (read more)

Yesterday I updated Big Sur (11.2.2). When I started up Firefox I got a message indicating that I had to update my version of Firefox. I clicked on the link and it sent me to Apple and Apple said it was only supporting IOS. I never could find a link to get the latest version for MACOSX as it seemed that the three places I tried were for IOS. What/where is the URL for MACOSX ? According to FIREFOX I am up to date (86.0) 64 bit

Asked by edgould1948 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Re-Installing firefox

Hello! I am using firefox on windows10 I am facing problems with my firefox browser, some buttons are not responding where as the same buttons in site work well and good … (read more)

Hello! I am using firefox on windows10 I am facing problems with my firefox browser, some buttons are not responding where as the same buttons in site work well and good in chromium based ones. This is my first problem

My second problem is that I uninstall firefox completely and install again. I am getting a welcome window saying "Firefox has been installed before. Let's get a new copy". Please help me get an experience as if i am installing firefox for the first ever time on my machine.

Please address them both

Asked by Sasi 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Custom file for custom application being downloaded as text file, appending ".txt"

When I download a file with my custom extension, i.e. "sample.abc", it is becoming "sample.abc.txt" This does not happen in Google Chrome. Any idea why this is coming ov… (read more)

When I download a file with my custom extension, i.e. "sample.abc", it is becoming "sample.abc.txt"

This does not happen in Google Chrome. Any idea why this is coming over as "text/plain" mimetype and how to fix it?

Asked by jerseyfonseca 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox v86.0 reverts back to previous version.

What is causing the browser to revert back to previous version? The previous version was 85.02. I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled v86.0. Eventually, the browser … (read more)

What is causing the browser to revert back to previous version? The previous version was 85.02. I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled v86.0. Eventually, the browser reverts back to the previous version. When I tried to open the browser, the following message appears:

You've launched an older version of Firefox Using an older version of Firefox can corrupt bookmarks and browsing history already saved to an existing Firefox profile. To protect your information, create a new profile for the installation of Firefox.

                                                                               Exit              Create New Profile

Asked by kerwin_washington 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Print function

Hello, is there a way to turn off the new print function. I want my print program to open and not a complicated print program that cannot be used by us. Since this new se… (read more)

Hello, is there a way to turn off the new print function. I want my print program to open and not a complicated print program that cannot be used by us. Since this new setting, we can no longer print properly and have to do all print jobs with a screen print.

Asked by info4976 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Firefox does not open

' bold text' Good Evening, I had an update to install on my laptop for Windows 10 and now Firefox does not open. I have tried everything, uninstalling, reinstalling, s… (read more)

' bold text' Good Evening,

 I had an update to install on my laptop for Windows 10 and now Firefox does not open. I have tried everything, uninstalling, reinstalling, standing on my head and nothing works. Can you please assist?

Thank you, Christine Gernant

Asked by christinegernant 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Ad Blacker Plus and Ad Blocker Ultimate but neither work!

I have tried repeatedly to add an Ad Blocker to Firefox (as I have in the past) but they do not work. I have looked for them after downloading but cannot find them on Fir… (read more)

I have tried repeatedly to add an Ad Blocker to Firefox (as I have in the past) but they do not work. I have looked for them after downloading but cannot find them on Firefox. Can anyone help me with this? Ad Blacker worked fine on my old iMac but not on the new one. I am not getting ads on my home page but I am getting two blocks of "code" where the ads would normally appear.

Thank you.

Asked by Alan Smith RY Mail 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Print PDF

Since upgrading to a newer version of FF, I find that I am unable to save to PDF like I've been doing so for years. The MacOS User Guide says to choose File > Print t… (read more)

Since upgrading to a newer version of FF, I find that I am unable to save to PDF like I've been doing so for years. The MacOS User Guide says to choose File > Print then Click the PDF pop up menu and choose Save as PDF.

Well, this open is no longer showing up in FF version 86.0. Can someone tell me how to get it back? Thanks.

Asked by bhill13 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 minutes ago

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Are there any conflicts or problems having 2 browsers on the same computer using windows 7

I have no experience with having different browsers on the same computer and want to know if there are any conflicts or problems before I download a second browser. … (read more)

I have no experience with having different browsers on the same computer and want to know if there are any conflicts or problems before I download a second browser.

Asked by gerryloman 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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When I updated FF Eco Start Page became my start PAge and default search place WHY?

Updating to new version of Fire Fox, my home page was changed to eco Start Page and my default search was a yahoo Eco Start Page . Why did this happen? I had trouble corr… (read more)

Updating to new version of Fire Fox, my home page was changed to eco Start Page and my default search was a yahoo Eco Start Page . Why did this happen? I had trouble correcting this and how can this happen to FF? I thought your browser was secure.

Asked by Rusyazman 8 years ago

Last reply by comgeek888 8 years ago

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I want to download Firefox 17 to a jump drive on a Windows machine and install it on my Mac. Can I do this?

I live in Mountain View and use Google WiFi which is provided by Google for the City of Mountain View. For the past few months, they have been having a BIG problem with t… (read more)

I live in Mountain View and use Google WiFi which is provided by Google for the City of Mountain View. For the past few months, they have been having a BIG problem with the corruption of downloads. Even teensy tiny ones. Perhaps you've heard about it since you're also in Mountain View. They have not responded to repeated posts from the forum... I have an iMac running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and I haven't been able to update my software. I go to Lane Medical Library at Stanford to use the Windows machines there. I load whatever standalone software that I can onto a jump drive and install it at home. Unfortunately, some sites (like Apple and maybe even Mozilla!) recognize the computer you're on and only allow you to download software compatible with the machine that you are actually sitting at. This means that I can't reinstall Safari because I can't get a copy of it. And it looks like I might not be able to install Firefox 17.0 either. At least, that's what I'm trying to find out. "We've made some educated guesses about your current browser and operating system." See what I mean? So when I go to the library, will I be able to download a copy of Firefox 17.0 for the Mac and install it on my computer at home? Thanks!

Asked by Sparky_is_my_guy 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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I cannot update from v. 16 to v. 17, and 16 no longer works (and is locked, so I can't throw it away)

My Macbook Pro is running 10.7.5 I got an update notice in Firefox and tried to update to v. 17. I. When I try to move the download to the Applications folder: (1) If I c… (read more)

My Macbook Pro is running 10.7.5 I got an update notice in Firefox and tried to update to v. 17.

I. When I try to move the download to the Applications folder:

(1) If I choose "Replace," I get the error message: "The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have permission to access some of the items."

(2) If I choose "Keep Both Files," I get the error message: "The operation can’t be completed because an unexpected error occurred (error code 0)."

II. Version 16 no longer works:

1. If I try to open it now, I get the error message: "You can't open the application Firefox.app because it may be damaged or incomplete."

2. If I try to throw out the damaged app, I get the error message: "The operation can’t be completed because the item “Firefox.app” is locked."

Can someone help me with this? Thanks!

Asked by lzzz 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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I've just downloaded greasemonkey as i want to send links in Farmville. I still can't do a link. There is no "copy link" available. Can anyone help?.

I've followed information supplied by a friend in that I've highlighted the greasemonkey in the toolbar, clicked on it and done a refresh. How do I then do find a copy li… (read more)

I've followed information supplied by a friend in that I've highlighted the greasemonkey in the toolbar, clicked on it and done a refresh. How do I then do find a copy link? I can get all sorts of tasks eg Back, reload, bookmark,send link (which takes me to Outlook), view background, select all, inspect element etc. NO COPY LINK.

Asked by joanchar 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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can't save/download pages/files in FF 12.

A few days ago, my good old FF (12) stopped downloading and saving. Actually, in the download screen it looks as if it was downloaded (shows in its full size in the Downl… (read more)

A few days ago, my good old FF (12) stopped downloading and saving. Actually, in the download screen it looks as if it was downloaded (shows in its full size in the Download screen), but the 'open' option is gray and it can't be found in the download folder. Also, when using 'save as' for web pages, only the html folder (images, etc.) is found where saved, but its 'mate' (the htm file) is not, and the 'open' option (on download screen) is gray. I deleted the mimetype.rdf and the downloads.sqlite files; I disabled all the relevant FF addons, changed downloading folder etc.--- nothing helps. Do you have any idea? Thanks

Asked by rondo 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago