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Where does Firefox cache videos? (I checked the Cache foler. Not there)

The FireFox' disk cache foler is set to D:\Cache (I set it so from about:config). I cleared the disk cache, watched a YouTube video (almost 2 minute long), then looked in… (read more)

The FireFox' disk cache foler is set to D:\Cache (I set it so from about:config).

I cleared the disk cache, watched a YouTube video (almost 2 minute long), then looked into D:\Cache. But the video I had watched was not there! (I found two .SWF files. But their sizes were smaller than 250K. And, stand-alone SWF players couldn't play them. Therefore, they can't be YouTube videos.)

So, where does Firefox cache videos?

Asked by drkh 8 years ago

Answered by drkh 8 years ago

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When I copy and paste a web adress into an Email it does not underline it to allow a simple click on by the receiver. Is there a way I can do this in Firefox?

It is quite a common event to send friends a lead into a web address for interesting articles or videos (Youtube urls). To do thjis means you do a copy and paste into th… (read more)

It is quite a common event to send friends a lead into a web address for interesting articles or videos (Youtube urls). To do thjis means you do a copy and paste into the Email. When I was using Aol the address presented itself in bold type which allowed the recipient to just click on the address to be connected instead of doing a copy and paste into the address bar. Is there a way this can be done in Firefox?

Asked by JohnNick 8 years ago

Answered by DalstonMac 8 years ago

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How to save passwords after you've said "no" to the prompt or after changing them on another computer

How do I prompt Firefox to ask to save a password. Once I say "no" it never asks again (but now I would like it to remember the password for certain sites). I have also… (read more)

How do I prompt Firefox to ask to save a password. Once I say "no" it never asks again (but now I would like it to remember the password for certain sites). I have also changed my password on some sites (while on another computer) and I cannot find out how to get Firefox to remember new passwords. I'm using Firefox 6.0.1 on a mac. I'm not using private browsing. I have 'remember passwords for sites' clicked and there are no exceptions. I've tried removing cookies, history, looking at page info.

Asked by jfenske 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How to I restart Firefox without restoring an old session?

Whenever I encounter a suspicious website (like a fake anti-virus site, porn redirect, etc), I will close Firefox 6 by using the Windows Task Manager (CTRL-ALT-DEL then A… (read more)

Whenever I encounter a suspicious website (like a fake anti-virus site, porn redirect, etc), I will close Firefox 6 by using the Windows Task Manager (CTRL-ALT-DEL then Applications/Close). I do this because suspicious websites often force you to click on something before you can close your browser [Example: Are you sure you want to navigate away from this website? Yes/No]. I do not want to click on anything that may install malware. After this forced termination when I re-open Firefox, it attempts to restore my last session automatically. This of course re-opens the same suspicious website and I have to close Firefox a second time with CTRL-ALT-DEL. After that second forced termination I get the "Well this is embarrassing" page and I can choose to start a new session. My question: Is there any way to stop Firefox from trying to automatically restore an old session when it is forcibly closed or terminated? By the way...In Tools/Options/General/Startup, I am set to "show my home page" on startup.

Asked by jepenvose 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Paypal returns 400 Bad Request notice: Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

Here is the following line of the bad request notice: Cookie: KHcl0EuY7AKSMgfvHl7J5E7hPtK=GHTVLUGh5zG6ks5hQWppXUzKMtAShup_fASN8YQad3cnqeDew0f_tkIm3U_5XpNp-wxqAdKqenee2Ir… (read more)

Here is the following line of the bad request notice:

Cookie: KHcl0EuY7AKSMgfvHl7J5E7hPtK=GHTVLUGh5zG6ks5hQWppXUzKMtAShup_fASN8YQad3cnqeDew0f_tkIm3U_5XpNp-wxqAdKqenee2IrN; cookie_check=yes; consumer_display=USER_HOMEPAGE%3d2%26USER_TARGETPAGE%3d0%26USER_FILTER_CHOICE%3d7%26BALANCE_MODULE_STATE%3d1%26GIFT_BALANCE_MODULE_STATE%3d1%26LAST_SELECTED_ALIAS_ID%3d0;

< removed excessive cookie data - c>

Wow! I never saw the whole notice.

This started happening right after Firefox automatically updated itself to 6.0.1.

I depend on Paypal to run my business. not being able to access the site is a huge problem.

Please help.

Thank you,

~ David

Asked by rvguru 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Did you guys put Text Enhance in the Firefox browser?

I now have really annoying green underlined text with pop ups all over the place, did you guys put this into the browser? i didn't want such a stupid annoying thing. how … (read more)

I now have really annoying green underlined text with pop ups all over the place, did you guys put this into the browser? i didn't want such a stupid annoying thing. how is this supposed to enhance firefox?

Asked by Jasonduster 8 years ago

Answered by marc.nj 8 years ago

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How can I change the split screen back to original screen?

Using Firefox for months with full page screen on my laptop when suddenly it changed to a split screen while I was on an AARP game site and it stays that way now - makin… (read more)

Using Firefox for months with full page screen on my laptop when suddenly it changed to a split screen while I was on an AARP game site and it stays that way now - making it useless by cutting off pertinent info when I search for other sites. The left side stays on ther AARP site but the right moves to a new site as I browse.

Asked by Marmee 8 years ago

Answered by SafeBrowser 8 years ago

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Arabic text displayed incorrectly on sites!

Arabic text characters are all connected one to another in a word, but FireFox displays the letters right, except they are disconnected and each letter is on its own, mak… (read more)

Arabic text characters are all connected one to another in a word, but FireFox displays the letters right, except they are disconnected and each letter is on its own, making it very difficult if not impossible to read.

What I used to do in the past is, pages that contain Arabic Text for me such as Facebook, I used to install IETAB2 and set facebook to always open with IETAB and then the text would display correctly.

The strange thing is, if you use IE, it would display the same garbage isolated Arabic letters, but the IETAB with IE7 emulation works like a charm.

With that said, recently, FF stopped displaying arabic text correctly even with IETAB2

But Google Chrome always works like a charm without the need for anything.

I have tried changing the encoding on the site but that doesn't help

Can anyone suggest anything please?

Google Chrome, Correct display of Arabic Text:

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/9937/chromefc.png


FireFox with IETAB or without, same result:

http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/8855/firefoxlh.png


Anything other than UTF-8 will just display as jibberish.

But the problem with UTF-8 is that the Arabic letters are not linked one to the other, each one is seperated, makeing it very difficult to read.

What's even weirder is, I checked with Chrome, which displays Arabic Text just fine, and it is also using the UTF-8 encoding but it works!? Please help as I don't want to use Chrome :(

Asked by Matrix Leader 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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discovered porn sites on pc want to delete them

As I opened my drop down to go to regular site I discovered a porn site. I went to my 'history' and found more, which I suspect was due to allowing a neighbor to use my p… (read more)

As I opened my drop down to go to regular site I discovered a porn site. I went to my 'history' and found more, which I suspect was due to allowing a neighbor to use my pc. I need to permanently remove all of them, please.

Asked by mom-mom 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Cannot install Firefox on Mac 10.5.8 PowerPC G5, Icon crossed over

I had FF running fully OK, but then tried to upgrade to FF9. After downloading the FFicon was crossed over, an a dialogbox said that my system did not support this versio… (read more)

I had FF running fully OK, but then tried to upgrade to FF9. After downloading the FFicon was crossed over, an a dialogbox said that my system did not support this version. So I threw this away and downloaded version 6, but this still has the crossed over thing, and won't open. How can I get a version of Firefox running on my Mac? Everything else works perfectly.

Asked by bossefirefox 8 years ago

Answered by SafeBrowser 8 years ago

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Many English web pages filled with meaningless Chinese characters - why?

I've been using web browsers for almost 20 years and this is one of the strangest problems I've encountered. When some Firefox pages are launched that are supposed to be … (read more)

I've been using web browsers for almost 20 years and this is one of the strangest problems I've encountered. When some Firefox pages are launched that are supposed to be straight forward English language pages, they are displayed as an entire page densely filled, top to bottom, full width, with tiny Chinese characters. I have tried to troubleshoot this by: disabling all add-ons, especially translators; clean uninstall/reinstall of the current version of Firefox; rolling back to previous versions of Firefox - 1st FF7, right now FF6.01; clean uninstall/reinstall of my graphics card driver; rolling back to previous versions of my graphics card driver; system restore back to before this problem started; run deep scans, multiple times, of each of the six anti-malware apps I have on my computer, including root kit scans. None of them have solved the problem.

Strangest part of it is that it seems to occur randomly. For example, in my latest Firefox session, I re-enabled a number of add-ons after disabling them as part of my ongoing troubleshooting. When I clicked on Options for all the others except the Groowe toolbar, I got normal English pages. But for Groowe toolbar options I received a full page of Chinese characters like those shown below.This happens pretty much every time Firefox session but not for all pages; only 1-3 of them per session. The rest are normal.

I have yet to detect a pattern of when it will happen. A given web page may display normally or it may display as all Chinese characters like this sample of the page just displayed for Groowe Options. The last time I set Groowe Options (= the last time I reinstalled Firefox - yesterday) it displayed normally.

This paste of the first few lines of the Groowe Options page is a bigger font than the one displayed on the web page it was copied from. I don't know how to make it paste the same size font, but I think you'll get the picture from this. Now just imagine tiny versions of these lines completely covering the page display -- and I do mean completely - no spaces, no blank lines, just non-stop characters like this but much smaller font.

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Asked by Falconflight 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How to get the classic look back

I had FF 3.5 and it autoupdated to 6. I didnt like the way it worked so I downloaded 5.01. I miss the classic look with the file menu at the top. Is there a way to get … (read more)

I had FF 3.5 and it autoupdated to 6. I didnt like the way it worked so I downloaded 5.01. I miss the classic look with the file menu at the top. Is there a way to get this back or should I just download 3.5 again. Thanks

Asked by jamesgod1979 8 years ago

Answered by 3r!n 8 years ago

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how do I get Firefox to automatically fill in personal details on forms?

In Google Chrome for instance, it will automatically fill in personal details such as name, address, tel and mobile numbers etc. Does Firefox do this, and if so how? … (read more)

In Google Chrome for instance, it will automatically fill in personal details such as name, address, tel and mobile numbers etc.

Does Firefox do this, and if so how?

Asked by alancal 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I move my bookmarks from the menu bar to the bookmarks toolbar?

After I upgraded my firefox to version 6, all my bookmarks that were previously in my bookmark toolbar are now in the menu bar, and the bookmark toolbar just shows up wit… (read more)

After I upgraded my firefox to version 6, all my bookmarks that were previously in my bookmark toolbar are now in the menu bar, and the bookmark toolbar just shows up with no buttons. How do I move the bookmarks back to their own bar? I'd like to hide the menu bar.

Thanks.

Asked by fishpup 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago