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Media control bug

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. Bu… (read more)

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. But system media pad always shows title and cover only of the very first track has been played.

Asked by 1ector 6 hours ago

Last reply by 1ector 1 hour ago

Firefox will not respond

Issue:  Firefox installed fine, but when I try to access the internet through it nothing happens.    I enter Google on the address bar and got no response.   Chrome and E… (read more)

Issue:  Firefox installed fine, but when I try to access the internet through it nothing happens.   

I enter Google on the address bar and got no response.   Chrome and Edge work fine only Firefox is unresponsive.   

I have uninstalled it, reinstalled it, refreshed it noting makes it work!

I miss my firefox!

Thanks

Asked by Nodakman 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

'data:image' data links in page info. How to identify location/allow retrieval without turning off tracker blocking?

One of the sites I regularly use (tesco.com) seems to have changed the way it gets thumbnail images of products, so that they no longer show up unless I turn off script b… (read more)

One of the sites I regularly use (tesco.com) seems to have changed the way it gets thumbnail images of products, so that they no longer show up unless I turn off script blocking for a whole page. (Once I've got one page working, it continues working for the other pages, even if scripts are 'blocked' on those!?)

In the page info I see that the non showing images are only represented by 'data:image' followed by gif.64 and a long string of letters. I understand that this is an html link converted to data, but I don't know why, and have never seen this before. If I copy the 'link' into a new tab, it just goes to a black page. One time I did get a warning pop up from 'NoScript' that the page was doing some dodgy sort of call out, and 'did I want to disable it on this site'. I think it said the call out was to one of the Google sites, but I can't find any way to show this information when NoScript isn't warning me about it; and I can't seem to make 'NoScript' do the pop up every time I try to search with the data link: most times it just goes to the black page: only once or twice has it showed me the warning. I don't understand what's going on.  :/

First time 'NoScript' gave the warning, I opted to 'allow this linking for this page', and the thumbnails then showed up, and the 'data:image' link info was replaced with a normal link to a jpg picture (odd because the data link had been prefixed 'gif;64' ?). I then wanted to know which script to enable for future use, but, when I disabled all the page scripts again, the thumbnails stayed there, and continued to work on the whole site: not just the current page!

When I logged out, and came back to continue shopping later, whatever the setting was, had been lost, and I had to go through the rigmarole of allowing all scripts, to get the thumbnails to show, and then turning off all but the main domain permission afterwards.

Can someone please explain what these data links are, and how to see where they are really aimed/what site a picture is actually on, before just letting them connect. And so how to allow just the exception that's needed to show the thumbnails.

Sorry if this sounds dumb, but it's all new to me.

Many thanks for any enlightenment.

Asked by Spamlet 7 hours ago

Last reply by Spamlet 1 hour ago

Lost access to my email

Oops! I must have clicked something by mistake. Suddenly email is hidden. Start Firefox, see string of icons = top sites Click Mail.Yahoo icon (should see ATT.net email l… (read more)

Oops! I must have clicked something by mistake. Suddenly email is hidden.

Start Firefox, see string of icons = top sites Click Mail.Yahoo icon (should see ATT.net email list) Left panel shows "Inbox" count 770; other entries also show counts. Clicking "Inbox" causes a thin blue line to appear above main panel, then vanish. Main panel shows just "Today" with no entries. Can compose and send email.

I'd certainly appreciate any help on this situation -- I'm in deep water here.

   Wes Nelson

Asked by wesnel 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

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Opening attachments in Gmail

I'm using Gmail in Firefox 80.0.1. When there is a Word or .pdf attachment on a gmail message, clicking on the attachment opens the dialogue box attached below. Despite… (read more)

I'm using Gmail in Firefox 80.0.1. When there is a Word or .pdf attachment on a gmail message, clicking on the attachment opens the dialogue box attached below. Despite checking the box, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on," the box continue to pop up with the next attachment on another email. Is there a way to make it "automatic?"

Asked by rsuchyta1 12 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Firefox Issue - Multiple Installations store all data in 1 Profile.ini

Hello, I installed 2 different versions of Firefox (80.0.1 and 77.01) and created 3 different profiles in each installation The issue is FF stores all the different profi… (read more)

Hello,

I installed 2 different versions of Firefox (80.0.1 and 77.01) and created 3 different profiles in each installation

The issue is FF stores all the different profiles data in single "profiles.ini" file (which is created by first installation of firefox) whereas as per Firefox documentation It should have created 2 different profiles.ini for 2 different version of firefox which is actually good for privacy reason.

OS is: Win 10 (64bit)

Please let me know how to resolve this issue?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Arnold Racx 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Firefox tries to restore crashed session, crashes again

I have Restore Previous Session on Startup unchecked, but Firefox keeps trying to do it anyway. When I have to shut it down because it is not responding, it goes to the … (read more)

I have Restore Previous Session on Startup unchecked, but Firefox keeps trying to do it anyway. When I have to shut it down because it is not responding, it goes to the bad page when I start it again and gets stuck again. I just got the "We are having trouble restoring your previous session" page, so at least I have a choice now, but why is it trying to restore the previous session when I have the option unchecked?

Asked by Ed.Ferris 5 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago

Firefox often hijacked by Bing

Hi. I use Duck Duck Go as my browser, but I've found that Firefox often sets my browser to Bing. It will do this for my search bar, and my home page. I'm fed up of changi… (read more)

Hi. I use Duck Duck Go as my browser, but I've found that Firefox often sets my browser to Bing. It will do this for my search bar, and my home page. I'm fed up of changing it back! Devs, if you are listening - stop it! It makes Firefox feel like malware, and I am slowly but surely losing interest in what was once my go-to recomended browser. I repeat: I AM NOT INTERESTED. I don't want Bing! It can go screw itself with a red hot poker!

Asked by pjblackmoore 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

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Firefox icon on seen on task bar

Firefox icon is seen on desktop, but is not seen on task bar. If clicked on blank icon on task bar, Firefox is loaded. Therefor firefox is on the task bar, but can not b… (read more)

Firefox icon is seen on desktop, but is not seen on task bar. If clicked on blank icon on task bar, Firefox is loaded. Therefor firefox is on the task bar, but can not be viewed. Tried dragging Icon from desktop to bar, with no success. Tried deleting firefox and renstalling, same issue.

Asked by denzilmerrill 5 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 hours ago

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Firefox Monitor - unable to find button to add new email addresses

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in,… (read more)

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in, I've been struggling to find the button that allows me to add new email addresses. I've searched the support article for Monitor for this information, but to no avail: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-monitor. So I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction?

Asked by Jonathan 1 day ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 day ago

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Requested entity too large.

Hi When I visit the following website; https://community.bt.com/ I get the following response; Request Entity Too Large The requested resource /bt/ does not allow request… (read more)

Hi When I visit the following website; https://community.bt.com/ I get the following response;

Request Entity Too Large The requested resource /bt/ does not allow request data with GET requests, or the amount of data provided in the request exceeds the capacity limit.

However, this website is fully accessible using 'Microsoft Edge' I'm using Firefox 80.0.1 with Windows 10

Thanks for any help in advance.

Asked by cydneyjohn 12 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 8 hours ago

Text and icons on tabs doesn't focus or activate the tab, the area outside of the tab does

It seems that the text and icons on my tabs have stopped working. Nothing happens when I click them. If I click the tab outside of the text or icon, they work as expected… (read more)

It seems that the text and icons on my tabs have stopped working. Nothing happens when I click them. If I click the tab outside of the text or icon, they work as expected. This is driving me crazy! Anyone have an idea of what's going on?

Details:

  • Clicking the text on a tab doesn't focus that tab, nothing happens
  • Clicking just below the text, but inside of the tab, activates the tab as it should
  • Same is true for the new tab button
  • Pinned tabs are not affected, they work fine
  • Hovering over the tab doesn't highlight the tab, unless you hover below the tab

What I've tried, that didn't work:

  • Tried a full "Reset Firefox"
  • Started Firefox in Safe mode with
  • Switched from Firefox beta to Firefox stable by reinstalling from scratch

Mitigation:

  • Maximizing Firefox makes all the tabs work again (!)

Context:

  • This started happening after I had my computer hooked up to an external screen. I've tried connecting to the same monitor again, but this doesn't change the current broken behaviour.

I'm running out of ideas, could anyone tell me what's going on?

Asked by EmilStenstrom 5 hours ago

Search in pdf

I use windows 10 and the latest version of browser firefox. Standard I get microsofts edge as reader for pdf-files. I can not find there a search possibillety so I change… (read more)

I use windows 10 and the latest version of browser firefox. Standard I get microsofts edge as reader for pdf-files. I can not find there a search possibillety so I changed the standard pdf reading to firefox. But also there I cannot find a search button. Is it possible to search or has I to change to Acrobat etc

Regards: Piet

Asked by newspldnv 8 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 hours ago

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Uncaught DOMException: Navigator.registerProtocolHandler: Permission denied to add https://webmail.epen.gov.ar/zimbra/?view=compose&to=%s as a protocol handler

Runing in the console: window.navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto","https://webmail.epen.gov.ar/zimbra/?view=compose&to=%s","Zimbra"); fails with the following … (read more)

Runing in the console: window.navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto","https://webmail.epen.gov.ar/zimbra/?view=compose&to=%s","Zimbra"); fails with the following error: Uncaught DOMException: Navigator.registerProtocolHandler: Permission denied to add https://webmail.epen.gov.ar/zimbra/?view=compose&to=%s as a protocol handler

Asked by WinterGrasp 7 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 hours ago

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Search bar behavior doesn't respect browser.search.openintab when clicked

What I want to do Open new tab when searching from search bar What I tried Go to about:config, set browser.search.openintab to true Version Firefox 80.0.1 (64bit) on W… (read more)

What I want to do

Open new tab when searching from search bar

What I tried

Go to about:config, set browser.search.openintab to true

Version

Firefox 80.0.1 (64bit) on Windows 10

Steps to reproduce

  1. In about:config set browser.search.openintab to true.
  2. Open https://mozilla.org/ (Any non-search engine page will do.)
  3. Enter search query in the search bar
  4. Click the arrow in the search bar

Expected behavior

Open a new tab, searching with the query.

Actual behavior

Opens the search result page on the current tab.

Asked by naokiri 11 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

save credit card

I can't find how to save credit card info in Firefox Help article says, under Privacy Security, Autofill, there's a "save credit card button" There is no such button … (read more)

I can't find how to save credit card info in Firefox

Help article says, under Privacy Security, Autofill, there's a "save credit card button"

There is no such button

Asked by KT 1 day ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 8 hours ago