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Check my OS version before you say browser is out of date. http://mzl.la/MVQ0Bb

see Question. I know what version of Firefox and OS X I have. I believe that info is available to webservers in the User-Agent request header. Why not check that and no… (read more)

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I know what version of Firefox and OS X I have. I believe that info is available to webservers in the User-Agent request header. Why not check that and not bother folks who have the latest browser version for the latest operating system for their hardware? If I had an extra $2000, believe me, I would get a new Mac.

Asked by FresnoBob 5 years ago

Answered by FresnoBob 5 years ago

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Upgrading OS10.4 / Need to archive bookmarks tonight / having no luck finding info

I've been searching all evening and trying various options, but don't think I have this figured out, and wonder if anyone could help. I have an AM appt. to bring my comp… (read more)

I've been searching all evening and trying various options, but don't think I have this figured out, and wonder if anyone could help. I have an AM appt. to bring my computer in for an upgrade and would like to have my bookmarks archived first. (Mac OS10.4 / Firefox 3.6.25)

I found this info in another thread, and was able to follow it almost all the way through, save for the last part:

"Start at the USERS FOLDER (the one with your name on it) then LIBRARY then APPLICATION SUPPORT then FIREFOX then PROFILES then the folder .DEFAULT you should see files labelled BOOKMARKS and a folder labelled BOOKMARKBACKUPS you will see .html and .json files within this. Select an .html file and an appropriate date, open it in Firefox to check. Now go back to Firefox and click through bookmarks-organise bookmarks-restore-choose file and search for and select the file you just found."

When I click on the BOOKMARKBACKUPS folder, there are only .json files inside - no html. There was one bookmark.html file on the same level as the BOOKMARKBACKUPS folder, and when I opened it, it looked like an info page.

I did highlight, in turn, each of the .json files and under FILE, chose ARCHIVE and moved them to my external harddrive, but I'm not sure if I truly backed up the bookmarks. Appreciate any help.

Cheers, Debra

Asked by digdzine 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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How to Uninstall firefox 3.6.25 with Firefox 25.01 is installed?

I found the 3.6.25 version under the startup menu and cannot figure out how to uninstall it. it is not in the control panel add/remove, only one from add/remove is versi… (read more)

I found the 3.6.25 version under the startup menu and cannot figure out how to uninstall it. it is not in the control panel add/remove, only one from add/remove is version 25 and I dont want that removed. i have even gone into regedit but no uninstall was found for that version which makes me more uncomfortable. I need help, Thanks!

OS: Windows XP 64bit

Asked by 4430salton 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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Use the Mac OS dictionary vs. add on dictionary for spelling in Firefox

I have a series of questions related to the OS dictionary and about looking up the definitions of words and spelling. With Safari I could use Command+: to turn on Spell c… (read more)

I have a series of questions related to the OS dictionary and about looking up the definitions of words and spelling. With Safari I could use Command+: to turn on Spell checker and loved using it. I have spell checker turned on with FireFox via Preferences/Advanced/Check my spelling as I type and like the other method better. I suppose I could get used to the method FireFox uses, but don't understand why cmd: can't work too. I even went in through system preferences and added it as a keyboard shortcut for Firefox without success. I dont' see anything in the pulldown menu's using that key-combination so what's blocking it? Another important feature that doesn't work is I can't click on a word to look up the definition. That's an important feature and I use it often. Because of these I stopped using firefox and continue using Safari even though Safari doesn't work for a main site I visit. Safari is also generally slow and locks up constantly causing me a lot of grief. If the problems I wrote about worked I wouldn't use Safari again and would commit to using Firefox. I would appreciate knowing how to do what I'm trying to do. Thanks,

Chris

Asked by CGillesp 7 years ago

Answered by BigfootMac 7 years ago

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I have downloaded Moz firefox when I switched to outlook, but it keeps coming up when I sign in to email that I need to upgrade or continue on with out????

I switched to outlook instead of hotmail, and I downloaded firefox as instructed, but each time I sign in to my email account it comes up download firefox now or continue… (read more)

I switched to outlook instead of hotmail, and I downloaded firefox as instructed, but each time I sign in to my email account it comes up download firefox now or continue on without, I want the firefox but am unsure how to get it to go....why do I keep getting told to upgrade if I already have?

Asked by navyhoov 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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message says operation can not be completed because firefox is in use, so I can't drag it to application box

have downloaded new firefox (have firefox icon already on desktop MAC) in second step I try to drag the icon into the application icon and get message that says it can't… (read more)

have downloaded new firefox (have firefox icon already on desktop MAC) in second step I try to drag the icon into the application icon and get message that says it can't because firefox is in use; bold text

Asked by DSANTOS4 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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How do I get rid of the complitly search bar...I've tried everything I can think of. Is it a malware?

It is just a search bar in upper right hand corner. I did not install it and cannot delete it. I saw it mentioned on the internet that it might be connected with a malwar… (read more)

It is just a search bar in upper right hand corner. I did not install it and cannot delete it. I saw it mentioned on the internet that it might be connected with a malware. I don't remember where I found a list of search bars but I even clicked on the box to remove the 'complitly' search bar but nothing happened. I have used several scanners looking for malware but nothing shows up.

Asked by rexbarton 8 years ago

Last reply by CONSTANTINOS12 7 years ago

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"Remember Passwords" stopped working

Tools | Opts | Sec | Remember Passwords is checked. Tools | Opts | Sec | Saved Passwords displayed old password info (passwords which had bee changed long ago). Nothing i… (read more)

Tools | Opts | Sec | Remember Passwords is checked. Tools | Opts | Sec | Saved Passwords displayed old password info (passwords which had bee changed long ago). Nothing in Privacy is set to clear passwords ...

Asked by dcappitelli 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Connection has timed out

In the last few days, I frequently am receiving Connection has timed out messages when loading pages. It does not occur on all pages. I just got that when coming to the… (read more)

In the last few days, I frequently am receiving Connection has timed out messages when loading pages. It does not occur on all pages. I just got that when coming to the forum. Click the retry and it immediately loads. How do I correct?

Asked by TheOldFox 8 years ago

Last reply by scottclear 8 years ago

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How can I convert pdf files back into Word?

I've a novel's chapters in pdf and only there. I need to send my book to a publisher in Word. I don't want to retype -- it's 186K words. I can't get my book out of pdf. … (read more)

I've a novel's chapters in pdf and only there. I need to send my book to a publisher in Word. I don't want to retype -- it's 186K words. I can't get my book out of pdf. Has anyone else faced this?

Asked by lhcole 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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How do you turn off tabs?

I hate tabs and have not upgraded to the newest version of Firefox because the Tab Killer add-on does not work on newer versions. As Firefox is so customizable, how do yo… (read more)

I hate tabs and have not upgraded to the newest version of Firefox because the Tab Killer add-on does not work on newer versions.

As Firefox is so customizable, how do you turn off tabs in the new version?

Asked by ankstamps 8 years ago

Answered by Tomatoweb 8 years ago

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Firefox crashes on stratup after upgrade to 11.x

Firefox crashes on startup after upgrade from 3.6 to 11.x (I think it also crashed when I tried upgrading to 10.x when that was the latest). Also crashes in safe mode, s… (read more)

Firefox crashes on startup after upgrade from 3.6 to 11.x (I think it also crashed when I tried upgrading to 10.x when that was the latest). Also crashes in safe mode, so I guess the plugins don't matter? Also crashes running firefox.exe -p Doesn't create a crash report. No error message and no window appears before the crash. Just the windows message saying it crashed. Still crashes after a clean install. Works fine after I reinstall 3.6 back in. OS is Vista. I don't have any of the programs like roboform on that list of programs known to cause issues.

Any ideas what else I can try to debug this?

Asked by David9457395 8 years ago

Last reply by John99 8 years ago

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Possibly corrupt prefs.js file. Need help with this file please.

I've been having a problem with sending/receiving text messages in Yahoo Messenger and I think I've narrowed it to the prefs.js file in Firefox. I'm using Firefox 3.6.25… (read more)

I've been having a problem with sending/receiving text messages in Yahoo Messenger and I think I've narrowed it to the prefs.js file in Firefox. I'm using Firefox 3.6.25 on Windows XP sp3. The Yahoo Messenger window would not open when the appropriate mobile phone link was clicked. I uninstalled/reinstalled flash without change. I cleared cache, etc., without change. I created a new Firefox profile and I was able to get the Yahoo Messenger window to open. When I copied the prefs.js file from the old profile to the new profile, I encountered the problem again. I opened the prefs.js file with wordpad and noticed that editing should occur in about:config in the currently running Firefox browser. I briefly compared the two about:config tabs from the working profile and the non-working profile. They were significantly different. How do I make a copy of one so that I can paste it into wordpad and make the editing of the other one easier? Where can I find information about the individual parameters and their settings?

Asked by aqualion 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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FF9 - can we disable tabs yet?

I don't want tabs in my browsing. None. I'm sticking with FF3.6 & Tab Killer until someone solves this problem - and I reckon there are a lot of other people sticking… (read more)

I don't want tabs in my browsing. None. I'm sticking with FF3.6 & Tab Killer until someone solves this problem - and I reckon there are a lot of other people sticking with FF3.6 for the same reason.

I want new pages to open in new windows so that the close button top right works EXACTLY THE SAME WAY AS THE REST OF WINDOWS. I want Alt-Tab to switch between my open web pages EXACTLY THE SAME WAY AS THE REST OF WINDOWS. I don't want to waste screen real estate on a Tab Bar I've got no interest in using. I don't want right-click menus infected with tab options, especially when you put the Open in New Tab option in the wrong place back in FF4.

And yes, I AM SHOUTING. This should have been made a valid option years ago.

If you're unwilling to build it in as a standard feature, at least build us an add-on to do the job...

...and you wonder why so many people stick with FF3.6...

Asked by jonbly 8 years ago

Answered by jonbly 8 years ago

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I upgraded from version 3.6.25 to ver 11. Some of the websites I use load half on and half off screen. So I uninstalled it and put old ver back on but it is still happening. What's wrong?

I used version 3.6.25 and everything was fine. I kept getting prompted to upgrade so I finally decided to do it. Now certain wesites load with the right side of screen em… (read more)

I used version 3.6.25 and everything was fine. I kept getting prompted to upgrade so I finally decided to do it. Now certain wesites load with the right side of screen empty. So I uninstalled it and reinstalled 3.6.25 but it is still happening. I have tried all the suggestions I could find on support forums and nothings works. Does anyone know what is wrong and how to fix it? I run Windows 7 64-bit

Asked by kenneth_999 8 years ago

Last reply by kenneth_999 8 years ago