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I must have "Active X enabled." How do I do that? (I'm old & don't understand the computer language in answers) ;-(

I have no idea how to even find out if my Active X (whatever that is) is enabled, much less enable it if it isn't. According to the info I'm reading, I have Windows XP wi… (read more)

I have no idea how to even find out if my Active X (whatever that is) is enabled, much less enable it if it isn't. According to the info I'm reading, I have Windows XP with Firefox version 3.5.9

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Mediafire does not show download link

It's been about a week since I last manage to download from Mediafire. When I click on a Mediafire link, the download link does not show although the page has finish load… (read more)

It's been about a week since I last manage to download from Mediafire. When I click on a Mediafire link, the download link does not show although the page has finish loading. Refreshing the page repeatedly does not help and I've tried the solution to delete all cookies as stated on a similar thread (http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/forum/1/673873) but it doesn't work either. After deleting all the cookies, clicking on the Myfiles link brings me to Mediafire's main webpage instead. Are there any ways to solve this? =( Please help!

URL of affected sites

http://www.mediafire.com/

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by Morbus 10 years ago

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Firefox redirects to wyciwyg page

For the past couple of days Firefox always redirects to a blank page when I try to visit any page on www.kongregate.com. When I use IE tab on the blank page it comes up w… (read more)

For the past couple of days Firefox always redirects to a blank page when I try to visit any page on www.kongregate.com. When I use IE tab on the blank page it comes up with the url "wyciwyg://#/www.kongregate.com" where # is a number that changes occasionally. I've tried deleting my Firefox cache and uninstalling/reinstalling Firefox with no success. Kongregate.com is the only site I know this to happen on and this is the first time I've seen it do this before. It was fine two days ago and I haven't installed a new add on in months.

URL of affected sites

http://www.kongregate.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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I need a version of firefox that runs on Win 98, first edition.

I have a friend with an old computer on dial up. He only has Win 98, first edition, but wants firefox. I'd like to burn it on a CD for him, along with some extensions,… (read more)

I have a friend with an old computer on dial up. He only has Win 98, first edition, but wants firefox. I'd like to burn it on a CD for him, along with some extensions, but first I have to find the download. Would somebody please give me a pointer?

Asked by sideburns 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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How do I configure a Java Console for Java Web Start app

I run a Java Web Start app. I need to debug with the Java Console. After upgrading my system, the Java Console no longer comes up with my app, even though "Show Console… (read more)

I run a Java Web Start app. I need to debug with the Java Console. After upgrading my system, the Java Console no longer comes up with my app, even though "Show Console" is still set in the Java Control Panel.

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Every time Firefox opened

== I upgraded my system, including version of FireFox

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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"unsupported browser..please upgrade... to latest version of..Firefox, Explorer (NEVER), etc

I am running Firefox 50.1.0. Your educated guess about my Firefox version says 3.5.9, which means you can't read it either. Flickr and many sites say something like "You… (read more)

I am running Firefox 50.1.0. Your educated guess about my Firefox version says 3.5.9, which means you can't read it either.

Flickr and many sites say something like "You seem to be using an unsupported browser. To get the most out of Flickr please upgrade to the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer." I tried everything online to make Norton firewall let in friendly sites to no avail. I know my OS is old, so is my CPU, and memory's small.

Asked by Paletteer 3 years ago

Answered by James 3 years ago

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When downloading the latest version, the firefox icon did not appear, another did instead and it will not go from applications folder to dock

When I downloaded the new version, the firefox icon did not appear. Instead another icon popped up and I was able to put it in applications but it would not go to the doc… (read more)

When I downloaded the new version, the firefox icon did not appear. Instead another icon popped up and I was able to put it in applications but it would not go to the dock

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Just once or twice

== I tried to download the new version of firefox

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 10 years ago

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I get no audio from streaming videos except DIVX

It used to work fine but for about a 8 months now I get no audio with streaming videos. I have no problem playing videos I have downloaded. I sometimes get audio when st… (read more)

It used to work fine but for about a 8 months now I get no audio with streaming videos. I have no problem playing videos I have downloaded. I sometimes get audio when streaming from a DIVX site like Stagevu.

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Every time Firefox opened

== about 8 months ago

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by janefinette 10 years ago

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Firefox fills out form data automatically.

I know how to clear my cache so that it doesn't load up with old email addresses, however I would like to know what to shut off so that I have to fill out forms each time… (read more)

I know how to clear my cache so that it doesn't load up with old email addresses, however I would like to know what to shut off so that I have to fill out forms each time. It can remember some delicate information at times and I would like that to stop, not just keep happening as soon as I fill out a new form. Thanks!

Troubleshooting information

Java quick starter, Microsoft .net framework assistant, AVG safe search

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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Firefox on my Mac has been so slow the past few days, what's going on?

The past week, every time I click on anything - an e-mail in gmail, something on a website I want to go to, the arrow to scroll on a page, the Mac colorwheel comes on and… (read more)

The past week, every time I click on anything - an e-mail in gmail, something on a website I want to go to, the arrow to scroll on a page, the Mac colorwheel comes on and it takes forever. I finally got so frustrated I switched back to my old Safari. But this is a new problem, and I didn't do anything to the computer to cause it. My internet connection is fine (cable) as Safari works great. So what's going on? (I have version 3.5.9)

Asked by smeekerlowry@gmail.com 9 years ago

Answered by alex_mayorga 9 years ago

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How do I remove certain smart keywords?

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Smart+keywords I want to know how to remove the smart keywords that this article tells you only how to create. I have the smart keywor… (read more)

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Smart+keywords I want to know how to remove the smart keywords that this article tells you only how to create.

I have the smart keyword 'ford' set to search the Ford website. I never use it, and when I want to simply Google 'ford escort' and type 'ford escort' into my location bar, it searches ford.com for 'escort' instead, because of that smart keyword. Long story short: I want to remove that smart keyword and all my troubles will be solved.

http://johnbokma.com/firefox/keymarks-explained.html I looked at this site and I do not have the 'quick searches' folder in my bookmarks menu.

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Every time Firefox opened

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by bielawski 10 years ago

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When I click on Firefox it opens with a box that says "Foxfire is installing your updates and will start in a few moments…. " then it says "Software Update Failed (in blue) with an exclamation mark inside a yellow triangle) The update could not be install

When I click on Firefox the first time it says "Foxfire is installing your updates and will start in a few moments…. (with a green bar)" then it says "Software Update Fa… (read more)

When I click on Firefox the first time it says "Foxfire is installing your updates and will start in a few moments…. (with a green bar)" then it says "Software Update Failed (in blue) with an exclamation mark inside a yellow triangle) The update could not be installed. Please make sure there are no other copies of Firefox running on your computer, and then restart Firefox to try again." When I click the ok, Firefox opens up. If I open another Firefox window with the previous one still running, it doesn't give me any of these messages, it just opens normally.


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Every time Firefox opened

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by rjohnson19 10 years ago

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will firefox work on an ipad?

before I attempt it I'd like to know if firefox is compatible with the ipad and if there are any "tricks" to loading it onto the ipad. == has not started yet … (read more)

before I attempt it I'd like to know if firefox is compatible with the ipad and if there are any "tricks" to loading it onto the ipad.

== has not started yet

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Java SE RE 6u21 for Windows 7 64bit or 32bit when I use Winodws 7 64bit

I use Windows 7 64bit. What version of JRE should I use the 64bit or the 32bit version? What about the Java plug-in in the 64bit version of JRE? Do I need it in Firefox … (read more)

I use Windows 7 64bit. What version of JRE should I use the 64bit or the 32bit version? What about the Java plug-in in the 64bit version of JRE? Do I need it in Firefox to use Java?

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Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Find bar does not come up using either Ctrl-F or Edit menu

My Find bar isn't coming up, whether I use Ctrl-F or click on Edit--Find. How can I get it back? This happened Not sure how often == just today … (read more)

My Find bar isn't coming up, whether I use Ctrl-F or click on Edit--Find. How can I get it back?

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Not sure how often

== just today

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago