Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

Printing emails missing letter y and printing " instead of x

When sending email messages to my HP officejet pro 8720 I find that it prints Firefo" instead of Firefox and it omits the letter y so words like flyer are fler. Other p… (read more)

When sending email messages to my HP officejet pro 8720 I find that it prints Firefo" instead of Firefox and it omits the letter y so words like flyer are fler. Other places on screen where font is another size the letter y does print.

Mac OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6

Asked by vahoagie 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Search Engine Default problems

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows bac… (read more)

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows back up . It's like a bad infection. How can I change my search engine and not have it revert back to default? I have performed all of the recommended procedures with no success. And I have no add-ons installed.

Asked by rowsie1000 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 18 hours ago

Download problems

I work with a MacBookPro, system macOSCatalina 10.15.7 and the current Firefox browser 84.0.2. I am currently having problems downloading documents. Since yesterday I can… (read more)

I work with a MacBookPro, system macOSCatalina 10.15.7 and the current Firefox browser 84.0.2.

I am currently having problems downloading documents.

Since yesterday I can no longer call up and download the online edition of a newspaper that I have subscribed to.

This is still possible without any problems using the Safari browser.

I updated the Firefox browser on January 7th, 2021 (to 84.0.2).

I haven't changed anything to the Firefox settings since January 7th, 2021.

What should I do?

Asked by Kl.Fricke 22 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 18 hours ago

The 11 tabs, 3 windows, and 200 selections to see one site.

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange … (read more)

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange my search words, over and over. All of the "solutions" suggested in Firefox support blog require changing 9 security settings in 3 different sections of the preferences for the Browser. That is not that difficult. Note, I do not see any "solutions" suggested since 2018 or earlier. Caveat. I have to go back into the settings and change them back and restart Firefox for security to move on to UnSafe mainstream sites.

Is there not an "Allow Once" button, or Site Exceptions option? If so, how may steps is it to get there? How many steps to return to save browsing? This choke occurs with low skilled, low tech Pages, not sites.

I am attempting to view http://www.fortvan.org/pages/pearson-air-museum I can find no way of allowing this site/video to load without redesigning the browser, running 40 miles, cooking a cake, and painting the neighbors barn?

Should I just got to Chrome, who I hate, or Brave and get free crypto tokens?

Asked by paultreseler 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

Firefox set to require HTTPS results in communication error, choice to use HTTP only (my bank and other crucial HTTPS sites)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) Running HTTPS Everywhere Running Privacy Badger Firefox set for standard enhanced tracking protection HTTPS-ONLY mode set for all windows At my ba… (read more)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) Running HTTPS Everywhere Running Privacy Badger Firefox set for standard enhanced tracking protection HTTPS-ONLY mode set for all windows

At my bank and a few other websites using HTTPS as standard operating procedure, Firefox gives me an error that the site is NOT using HTTPS and gives me the option of using only HTTP! This is unacceptable, financial transactions must be secured with HTTPS. What is the fix for this?

I'm spread thin and don't have the personal time resource to keep hunting through thousands of miscellaneous support articles that, from their titles, I haven't a clue whether they are relevant or not! (Though I tried investing an hour or so in this exercise getting nowhere.)

Sorry, I didn't save copies of the same error message on three different HTTPS sites.

Asked by Kaleopono 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Gah. Your tab just crashed Firefox 84.0.2 - can't open Google Sheets

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to f… (read more)

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to fix that?

Thank you for your help!

Asked by alex.s.barinov 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Google calendar issue - Do I reload firefox

My google calendar will not load appointments. The page loads but the appointments never load and the blue loading bar at the top continues to refresh as if it is trying … (read more)

My google calendar will not load appointments. The page loads but the appointments never load and the blue loading bar at the top continues to refresh as if it is trying to load.

Things I have tried - Turned off all extensions - Ran firefox incognito (works if I clear the cache) - Cleared Cache (works only once)

I am looking first for a solution to the problem above. If I don't find one, is there a way to reload firefox and retian all the bookmarks?


Kv

Asked by kristie1 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Blinking adds

How can I block adds or at least be able to stop adds from blinking when I read the New York Times and other new sites that I've subscribed to? It is distracting. Is ther… (read more)

How can I block adds or at least be able to stop adds from blinking when I read the New York Times and other new sites that I've subscribed to? It is distracting. Is there a way to block all adds without interrupting normal function of the browser? Thanks.

Asked by scarttx 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

problem with displaying Hotmail emails

I am running Firefox 84.0.2 on a Macbook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7. Since the new version of Firefox loaded on January 6, I have been having problems with how email fr… (read more)

I am running Firefox 84.0.2 on a Macbook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7. Since the new version of Firefox loaded on January 6, I have been having problems with how email from several vendors displays. If I call up Hotmail, for example, the page appears in teeny tiny type, so small that I have to pull the computer close to my face to read. And if I enlarge the page in order to read the left-most column, I can then only see the left-most column on my screen. I have to then scroll far to the right to find the actual message itself. I have tried the various "Display" options, but none of them have fixed this problem.

I switched over to Chrome as a test, and Hotmail is displaying normally there. So I conclude that there is some incompatibility between Firefox 84.0.2 and Catalina 10.15.7.

Any advice would be most welcome!

Thanks!

Asked by richardbelldc 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Naming the firefox window

Hey team, I would like to know if there is a way to "name" the firefox window? I have multiple theme windows (for instance, one is for all recipes, one is for all news pa… (read more)

Hey team, I would like to know if there is a way to "name" the firefox window? I have multiple theme windows (for instance, one is for all recipes, one is for all news pages, one is for all online classes) with multiple tabs open and would like to find a way to navigate between them in an easier way. Naming them would be lovely, so I could name the window "recipes" and find the right one easier in the dock.

Anyone knows a trick? If it doesn't exist, any way to hint to the developers that this would be helpful? :) It could be just me though :)

Thank you for your thoughts,

Kata

Asked by katarina.sladoljev 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days ago

url autocomplete entry

I am trying to delete an address from the url autocomplete. I have tried "shift" "delete" and it works about half the time. This is one example that absolutely will not d… (read more)

I am trying to delete an address from the url autocomplete. I have tried "shift" "delete" and it works about half the time. This is one example that absolutely will not delete: flavourandsavour.com/

Can someone please help me? I am about ready to quit using Firefox because this is so annoying. I like using the auto populate but why can't i delete half of the urls I try to delete?

Asked by sspillum 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

No Saving or Restoring of Windows and Tabs, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

I have posed this question under "Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems," and under "Other," and have not gotten a single response. So I am trying it … (read more)

I have posed this question under "Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems," and under "Other," and have not gotten a single response. So I am trying it again here.

This is a major glitch, and I am surprised that no one else is dealing with it too!

Is there anyone who works for Mozilla who monitors these forums who can help?
=========

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- I have cleared all my cache before quitting and restarting.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

firefox no credential after the log in

Firefox on mac everytime I clean the computer (twice a year) with clean my mac app, after my log in on firefox the browser have no credential saved inside. I solved the… (read more)

Firefox on mac everytime I clean the computer (twice a year) with clean my mac app, after my log in on firefox the browser have no credential saved inside. I solved the problem more than one year ago but I cannot find any solution this time after searching on the web. I think was about config kind of problem but not sure. I have my credentials on the other mac (laptop) saved.

What ever might be please: I am looking for a practical no geek language easy to understand step by step solution

Asap please

Thank you

Asked by zurghlightyear 1 week ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

Firefox changes the file type during the downloading process

When I want to download a file with an appropriate file type, it is automatically changed to .zip. This behavior is observed only in Firefox browser, in others everything… (read more)

When I want to download a file with an appropriate file type, it is automatically changed to .zip. This behavior is observed only in Firefox browser, in others everything works well. Tried to reinstall Firefox - nothing changed. What should I do? Thank you in advance.

Asked by nataliia.berdychevska 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

creating a firefox account without losing history and bookmarks

This question is on behalf of my mother, who has been using firefox for years and has an extensive 'library' of bookmarks and tags and history that she relies on and does… (read more)

This question is on behalf of my mother, who has been using firefox for years and has an extensive 'library' of bookmarks and tags and history that she relies on and doesn't want to lose. She either never has had, or has forgotten, a login password, and when prompted to request a new one, it appears that all her existing history would be wiped. How can she ensure that all the painstaking work to create bookmarks and folders and tagged history is not lost? How can she save this data so as to be sure to be able to access it? Thanks in advance for any tips!

Asked by alvilda.j 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Why does print and print preview take about 30 to 60 seconds to appear?

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and rep… (read more)

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and replaced existing prefs file. Curiously that change worked at least twice before trying PDF print preview. After trying the preview the print function went back to taking 30 to 60 seconds to respond.

Print and print preview work fine in Chrome and Safari.

I have a macbook air and a new macbook pro. The macbook pro works well. I compared the config print items and found no obvious discrepancies. Both macbooks are on Firefox 84.0.2

My significant other blames Apple. I am convinced the problem lies with Firefox. Oh -- print screens are not worthwhile since we're talking a major time delay.

MikeDos

Asked by MikeDos 1 week ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 week ago