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Dropdowns will not stay open

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas? … (read more)

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas?

Asked by donaldrmunro 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 17 minutes ago

Windows 10 NOT Windows 8

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to… (read more)

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to change to Windows 10, Windows 10 isn't an option. I changed my OS to 10 in your box below. Why? I don't understand this.

Asked by Rhonda 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Firefox apparently deleted by system restore

Greetings... Yesterday, my laptop was functioning without difficulty. Today, when I logged into Windows 10, instead of my usual profile/desktop appearing, a default profi… (read more)

Greetings...

Yesterday, my laptop was functioning without difficulty. Today, when I logged into Windows 10, instead of my usual profile/desktop appearing, a default profile/desktop appeared.

I performed a system restore using the most recent restore point (two days ago). The system restore completed successfully and upon restart and login, my usual profile/desktop appeared.

However, my installation of Firefox no longer completely exists. In the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox directory, many of the files that customarily exist no longer appear, including firefox.exe.

Most certainly, I do not want to lose any of my bookmarks, open tabs, or custom settings that I have established in my Firefox over many years of use. What would be the best way for me to restore Firefox on my laptop, while preserving all of my bookmarks, open tabs, custom settings, etc?

Would a simple reinstall of Firefox accomplish this task, without my losing any of my bookmarks, open tabs, custom settings, etc? Or, is there something else that I should do?

I would sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding this problem. Thank you!

...ted

Asked by Ted Benjeski 8 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 8 hours ago

"It looks like you haven’t started Firefox in a while. Do you want to clean it up for a fresh, like-new experience? And by the way, welcome back"

I was checking to make sure I was using the correct version of Firefox browser. I ended up on a page that stated "It looks like you haven’t started Firefox in a while. Do… (read more)

I was checking to make sure I was using the correct version of Firefox browser. I ended up on a page that stated "It looks like you haven’t started Firefox in a while. Do you want to clean it up for a fresh, like-new experience? And by the way, welcome back!" It went on to ask if I would like to Refresh Firefox, just like it was brand new.

In the Menu option on any Firefox page I can get on it states: "Account Disconnected". I have been using Firefox just about every day for 3 years. What is going on. I didn't dare click on the "Refresh Firefox" tab because I have no idea what will happen. Will I lose everything, bookmarks, settings, etc.?

Please help

Did the file Upload?

Asked by Rhonda 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 22 hours ago

cannot log into att.com website

I cannot log into att.com from firefox, yet can through google chrome. This is a fairly new problem over the last month or so. When logging into their site, website keep… (read more)

I cannot log into att.com from firefox, yet can through google chrome. This is a fairly new problem over the last month or so.

When logging into their site, website keeps bouncing back and forth between the att.com logo, to a blank white screen, that says "redirecting". It never allows me into the website.

Please help, or fix this issue on your end.

many thanks,

Freda S Morrison

Asked by Freda Morrison 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 22 hours ago

Firefox will not start after reboot after a storm emergency shut down

I had to emergency shut down due to a storm. After the reboot of my Mac Firefox will not open, even while holding down power key. This is a constant problem I run into an… (read more)

I had to emergency shut down due to a storm. After the reboot of my Mac Firefox will not open, even while holding down power key. This is a constant problem I run into and am not finding a solution. I'm having to use safari to get to you. All I get is a spinning wheel/firefox is not responding and I have to force quit. All I have ever used is Mozilla but am going to have to give up and use safari. It at least works.

Asked by lacewood12 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

problem transferring URL

I use my Firefox browser to create my business newsletter. Once I have published the completed newsletter on Firefox, I copy the URL and paste it into my mailing service… (read more)

I use my Firefox browser to create my business newsletter. Once I have published the completed newsletter on Firefox, I copy the URL and paste it into my mailing service (Mailchimp). I have been doing this successfully for at least a decade. Recently, however, I have been unsuccessful, and Mailchimp tells me that it must be a problem with the Firefox URL.

Please help me. This is an important part of my business marketing.

Problem accessing New York Times articles

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site… (read more)

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site thinks I do not have a subscription and that I have used up all my free articles. If I use the Chrome browser, it works fine, but I do not want to use Chrome. I use FireFox for all my browsing. I have deleted cache and cookies. Tried the "Private Windows" too. I have logged out and back in. I have rebooted the machine (an Alienware 17 R5) and closed and opened Firefox. The "agents" I chatted with say this is a browser problem as everything is working fine on their side and it works in Chrome. Can anyone help me out?

Mark

Asked by mstorin 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Printing issues. ebay USPS shipping label displays good, prints bad.

An ebay shipping label shows the USPS logo on the top of the label with the "F" code. Although this was completely broken a few versions ago, the shipping label (as disp… (read more)

An ebay shipping label shows the USPS logo on the top of the label with the "F" code. Although this was completely broken a few versions ago, the shipping label (as displayed in Firefox) displays with a few distorted and inaccurate elements at the top of the label specifically the "F" code and the USPS logo. The QR code is F-ed up too. The rest of the label (oriented 90 degrees to the portrait page mode) is better but the Bar code is also not identical to the displayed image. So it displays fine. Prints bad to an Epson WF-3620 on a MacOS 12.5.1 running Firefox 104.0.2.

When I save the PDF onto a file and display in Preview. It looks the same as Firefox displayed on the screen, but prints perfectly from Preview.

Close, but no cigar. Firefox printing is still problematic.

Asked by Derek Dokoto 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

metamask

I previously had a MetaMask extension on FireFox and it would open as usual. Several days ago, I opened Firefox and the MetaMask icon in the upper bar wasn't there. I t… (read more)

I previously had a MetaMask extension on FireFox and it would open as usual. Several days ago, I opened Firefox and the MetaMask icon in the upper bar wasn't there. I tried to download it on the browser several times and eventually got the download and entered the seed phrase and, with some outside help, established the extension again and recovered my tokens. So all was good. But today I opened my FireFox and the MetaMask was missing again. Can you please help me find out why it is missing and how to keep that from happening again. Thank you

Asked by geneholl93 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Download button on Toolbar does not display downloads over certain amount

When I click the download button I usually see my recent downloads and click open the file directly from the drop down. After 10-20 downloads are performed the drop down … (read more)

When I click the download button I usually see my recent downloads and click open the file directly from the drop down. After 10-20 downloads are performed the drop down no longer shows my recent files until I restart firefox. I think the issue is once you hit a certain amount of downloads the preview drop down no longer works. Is this a know bug? Its happening on any pc, im on version 104.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by Jeff G 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

I have google set as my homepage and cursor goes to address bar instead of google search box

This happened after the last update 105.0. Any way to fix it? I have google set as my homepage and cursor starts at the address bar when opening firefox instead of the g… (read more)

This happened after the last update 105.0. Any way to fix it?

I have google set as my homepage and cursor starts at the address bar when opening firefox instead of the google search box in the middle like it always did.

Asked by Guidodi 4 days ago

Last reply by MrSensible 1 day ago

Problem after I reboot accessing any site.

On my Toshiba laptop, but not on my desktop, when I reboot and click on any bookmark or on any tab to search for anything it just keeps trying to access it forever. If I … (read more)

On my Toshiba laptop, but not on my desktop, when I reboot and click on any bookmark or on any tab to search for anything it just keeps trying to access it forever. If I close Firefox and start again, it says Firefox is running and needs to close and do I want to close it - Yes but does it again and again. Sometimes waiting awhile, it eventually works.

Asked by SueJohnson 2 days ago

Last reply by jimmy.wick90 1 day ago

Browser Language

Using Win 10, I Yahoo email (in French) almost daily. When I return to English work about 1/3 of my screen is still in French in random words. I tried shutting down and… (read more)

Using Win 10, I Yahoo email (in French) almost daily. When I return to English work about 1/3 of my screen is still in French in random words. I tried shutting down and rebooting, same thing. MS thinks the problem is with Firefox. Can you help? I speak French and English fluently but neither is my 1st language. In other words, I can still read the entire web page but it gets tiresome switching back and forth. Thankyou

Asked by aniawa 2 days ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Why does Firefox keep logging me out of the browser every time I exit?

First, I apoligize if this is not correctly posted here but this kind of fit multiple categories. I love Firefox and have used it for quite a long time. However, recentl… (read more)

First, I apoligize if this is not correctly posted here but this kind of fit multiple categories.

I love Firefox and have used it for quite a long time. However, recently I have had multiple issues, most which have not been resolved. This issue however needs to get fixed because I cannot do this every time. For some reason, if I close the browser and open it again, my account has been disconected and it wants me to log in again. I did find a post regarding this from 10 months ago which a user stated the following:


"Your ‘logged-in’ status is stored in special cookies. If the cookie is removed, you are logged out. You may be in Private Browsing mode or told Firefox not to remember. Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings. Turn off Always Use Private Browsing Mode Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on ONLY Cache and Form And Search History leaving the others off."



I followed this hoping it would be the end of it but it still keeps on happening. If I can't get a solution to this, I will have to use another browser. I hate to think that will happen as no other browser has been as good a fit as Firefox but as I am sure you can imagine, this is getting to be too difficult of a process to do 10-20 times a day.

Thank you for reading and I hope someone has some sort of idea on how I might overcome this annoyance. Stay safe and healthy!

Asked by Paul Sybrandy 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago