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Why is the top section of Firefox disappearing and reappearing all of a sudden?

The top part of the Firefox screen - containing bookmarks and the address bar etc - keeps disappearing and reappearing, and I have to scroll back to the top of the page t… (read more)

The top part of the Firefox screen - containing bookmarks and the address bar etc - keeps disappearing and reappearing, and I have to scroll back to the top of the page to make it reappear again if I need it while I am browsing further down the page. I assume this is part of a recent upgrade. How do I turn this feature off? It's really distracting and frankly annoying, as well as pointless on a desktop computer with a 32" screen.

Asked by Peaches_57_x 7 minutes ago

Auto form fill LATENCY (login's etc.) with Firefox

I did the Firefox Refresh, it didn't help. When I reach an online form, even a simple logon the autofill starts immediately, but it won't fill in anything for 30 seconds … (read more)

I did the Firefox Refresh, it didn't help.

When I reach an online form, even a simple logon the autofill starts immediately, but it won't fill in anything for 30 seconds to a minute. Most of the time it will fill only the first part of the form, then another halt even though it shows it knows what the next field fill-in would be.

Then sometimes (I don't know what does it) I catch a break and mercifully the autofill releases the open form field it was hung on so I can type it on the old fashioned way, but until it does that I'm helpless as it doesn't let me stop the already started automation when the online form presented.

Any suggestions? It wasn't always this way. Thanks, Dean

Asked by Dean 1 hour ago

EMAIL WRONG

I'm currently on Firefox under dwpenn@suddenlink.net. Suddenlink as an ISP has been flaky for a year now and getting more erratic, so I want to change to my primary emai… (read more)

I'm currently on Firefox under dwpenn@suddenlink.net. Suddenlink as an ISP has been flaky for a year now and getting more erratic, so I want to change to my primary email address deanpennington@gmail.com. So I made it my secondary with the intention to change it to primary, and when trying to enter it as my secondary it said "already exists." I checked my notes and I have none that say I ever tried to use Firefox under that email which i have had since I first acquired it from Google at least 11 yeas ago. It's never been anyone else's under Google, maybe there's a pretender using it for Firefox? So, I'm at an impasse. I need someone to delete that deanpennington@gmail.comaccount from it's associated with Mozilla, and just as I don't recall ever establishing it in association with Firefox, I don't have a password stored for it. Thanks, Dean

Asked by Dean 2 hours ago

Access Denied

I get this when i try to log in on Huntington Bank and also American Airlines. I have to use Chrome to get in. for years ive used firefox with no issue but in the last … (read more)

I get this when i try to log in on Huntington Bank and also American Airlines. I have to use Chrome to get in. for years ive used firefox with no issue but in the last 6 month i can't access my accounts anymore using Firefox.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://onlinebanking.huntington.com/pkmslogin.form" on this server.

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Asked by weavfurn 2 hours ago

Inspect element autocompletes endlessly

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser th… (read more)

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser they get filled in more than once, endlessly I might say (without me pressing any button). This makes it very hard to add any css styles and I'd like to know how to stop this behaviour.

Asked by TheBlackEagle 1 day ago

Last reply by TheBlackEagle 3 hours ago

Bookmark toolbar items not appearing on bookmarks bar

Hi, My bookmark toolbar is visible and bookmark toolbar items is on it. However, they're not appearing on the bar. I just rebooted my PC, and have closed and re-opened th… (read more)

Hi, My bookmark toolbar is visible and bookmark toolbar items is on it. However, they're not appearing on the bar. I just rebooted my PC, and have closed and re-opened the browser. I can only access them from the bookmark menu > bookmark toolbar. Relatedly, Firefox Home is not appearing when opening the browser, but my new tab page (Earth View extension) is.

Asked by rburke88 8 hours ago

Last reply by rburke88 4 hours ago

lost bookmarks on main device while syncing to secondary device

my pc is my main device but when i synced my laptop i lost a lot of my bookmarks on my pc. is there a way i can label my pc as my main device in my firefox account so i d… (read more)

my pc is my main device but when i synced my laptop i lost a lot of my bookmarks on my pc. is there a way i can label my pc as my main device in my firefox account so i don't lose my bookmarks when i sync? is there an order to the process or something that i don't understand?

Asked by ginduf 7 hours ago

Silent update

Hi, I'm using the latest Nightly on Windows 10. This Nightly was manually installed in a customized folder, so it works like a portable Nightly (you can copy/paste it to … (read more)

Hi,

I'm using the latest Nightly on Windows 10. This Nightly was manually installed in a customized folder, so it works like a portable Nightly (you can copy/paste it to another folder and it'll work). In fact, for test purposes I have several Nightlys manually installed in different customized folder, all working at the same time. No Nightly standard installation on this computer, so no Nightly installed at C:\Program Files, nor C:\Program Files (x86), nor C:\Users.

Please, I'm looking for a way where the update process is done silently, at least 3 times per day. By update process I mean: Check, Download, Apply/install updates and Restart (if needed)... silently and automatically (no human intervention)... at least 3 times per day. I need to be sure that every time a Nightly is launched ALWAYS is already automatically updated.

I googled the subject and I found very old articles, so I preferred to ignore them. However, it seems that recently Nightly started to use a new Mozilla Maintenance Service + Firefox Background Updates. But if I well understood, it only works if Nightly is closed/not in use, which is useless for my needs described above.

A very friendly developer helped me, and he wrote a java script which works perfectly for my needs. But I wonder if I can avoid external java scripts. I wonder if I can achieve same results just by using Nightly own resources. I wonder if I can use the new Mozilla Maintenance Service with a specific Windows task (or a batch file etc).

Any help will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance!

Asked by lepefe1 14 hours ago

Creating Background Update Task

Hi to all! FF isn't creating an background update task in my environment. That's a pity! When I try to run the command: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla FireFox\firefox.exe" --M… (read more)

Hi to all!

FF isn't creating an background update task in my environment. That's a pity!

When I try to run the command:

"C:\Program Files\Mozilla FireFox\firefox.exe" --MOZ_LOG sync,prependheader,timestamp,append,maxsize:1,Dump:5 --MOZ_LOG_FILE C:\temp\backgroundupdate.moz_log --backgroundtask backgroundupdate

in an CMD it's also not working.

Has anyone an idea of ​​the reasons why?

KR

Asked by BF 18 hours ago

How to increase screen mask line darkness and control (reduce) screen brilliance ver 93.1?

I can not see the lines and words on the screen mask to know where to put pointer/data entry and the background is too brilliant ...ver 93.0 ... I can't identify any con… (read more)

I can not see the lines and words on the screen mask to know where to put pointer/data entry and the background is too brilliant ...ver 93.0 ... I can't identify any controls to alter screen brightness

Asked by TimHoHere 19 hours ago

Change icon images

Hi, my desktop are mostly the same Firefox images and it's hard to find the one i want. I right click the icon and in properties i found a few images i could use. Is ther… (read more)

Hi, my desktop are mostly the same Firefox images and it's hard to find the one i want. I right click the icon and in properties i found a few images i could use. Is there a simple way to change some of them. I looked online and you have to down loads something, it didn't look easy. I hope I don't have to leave Firefox just to change my icons. Steve

Asked by stardizz6 2 days ago

Last reply by stardizz6 23 hours ago

scrolling with active pen

I have a dell active pen model PN579X and I am having trouble scrolling when I use your browser. When I use Microsoft Edge or Chrome it scrolls fine. Is there anything … (read more)

I have a dell active pen model PN579X and I am having trouble scrolling when I use your browser. When I use Microsoft Edge or Chrome it scrolls fine. Is there anything you recommend? Was there an update, or did something change in the past 5 days? Today is 10/17/21.

Asked by kahlukers 1 day ago

Firefox causes 100% CPU usage when opening couple tabs at the same time!!!

I Am on desktop: i5 9600KF (high performance mode) 16GB 3200mhz ram NVME... Windows 10 Pro x64 Firefox last stable When I open Firefox tabs aren't loaded all at the same … (read more)

I Am on desktop:

i5 9600KF (high performance mode) 16GB 3200mhz ram NVME... Windows 10 Pro x64 Firefox last stable

When I open Firefox tabs aren't loaded all at the same time, but they are suspended. So after that: when I switch between 6 tabs quickly - they start to open at the same time. And CPU usage skyrockets to 100% LOL! Given I Am on high end PC - this is joke! I was using chrome and had hundreds of tabs and Chrome doesn't even suspend them by default. They open all at the same time I think!

So there is something wrong! I tried troubleshooting mode and it was the same problem!

Thanks for help!

Asked by empleat 1 month ago

Last reply by empleat 1 day ago

After the update to FireFox Ver: 93.0 CenturyLink's webmail webpage wiil no longer load/display

All PCs are Windows 10 (64) Home or Pro After FireFox updated to ver 93.0 (64 bit) the CenturyLink Webmail page fails to load properly (all I get is a blank screen). I kn… (read more)

All PCs are Windows 10 (64) Home or Pro

After FireFox updated to ver 93.0 (64 bit) the CenturyLink Webmail page fails to load properly (all I get is a blank screen). I know this is because of version 93.0 because the last PC I checked it on (My Windows 10 (64) laptop) still had FireFox 92.0.xx loaded and the webpage loaded fine, then the browser updated and the webmail page failed to load properly. The CenturyLink Webmail Page loads fine on Google Chrome and on Microsoft Edge.

Troubleshooting: In addition to the usual clearing browser data I even tried resetting FireFox on one of my PCs. It didn't help.

Centurylink tech support says there is nothing wrong with their Webmail and to use another browser.

I've attached a screen capture of what I see.

Asked by Big Steve 1 week ago

Last reply by Big Steve 1 day ago

Multi-account Containers: tabs reset after reopening firefox

If I assign a certain site to a container and close and reopen Firefox, the site still loads but is not assigned to the container anymore. It only does when I set a site … (read more)

If I assign a certain site to a container and close and reopen Firefox, the site still loads but is not assigned to the container anymore. It only does when I set a site to always open in a specific container. Is it supposed work like this, or can I change this somehow? It is fairly inconvinient if I have to reassign every site to the right container every time I start Firefox. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Ruben Boelhouwer 1 day ago

My Password manager extension is blokced by Fierfox

Why is my Firefox blocking my password manager extension when I try to use it to login to my Firefox account? My password manager is Authomate (www.authomate.com). The ex… (read more)

Why is my Firefox blocking my password manager extension when I try to use it to login to my Firefox account? My password manager is Authomate (www.authomate.com). The extension works for every site but my Firefox account. I tried attaching png images but it just sits there spinning its wheels. Extension is free so you can try it.

Asked by lmidouin 1 day ago

Last reply by lmidouin 1 day ago

reverse direction of movement with middle mouse wheel click and drag

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right … (read more)

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right moves the page right.

also this happens when using firefox's built in pdf viewer.

is there a way to reverse these directions?

my goal would be to have similar action/movement when using the hand tool in acrobat or photoshop.

thanks

Asked by s.grue.9 1 day ago

Print Bug

Print has been broken since the display interface changed recently. I have used FF to print placards composed using html, generally contained in tables. This almost alwa… (read more)

Print has been broken since the display interface changed recently.

I have used FF to print placards composed using html, generally contained in tables. This almost always requires "scaling" the page to fit the available space for the printed result.

With the new interface, when I change the scale from 100% (in this case to 120%) blocks of text disappear both on the preview screen and in the resulting printout.

When I do the same with the same html file using Chrome, the page and the resulting printout scale correctly.

Would like to be able to continue to do this using FF. Hope you can address this.

I assume that you know that the FF "submit feedback" is not usable... there is no way to login other than social media, and no apparent way to "submit feedback" by mere mortals.

Beverly Howard Bev@BevHoward.com

Asked by BevHoward 2 days ago

Firefox taskbar preview on Dual Montior when 2 Firefox windows are open on each monitor

I have a dual monitor (extended display) setup and 2 Firefox windows open (one for each monitor). When Firefox crashes or is closed unexpectedly, opening it restores the … (read more)

I have a dual monitor (extended display) setup and 2 Firefox windows open (one for each monitor). When Firefox crashes or is closed unexpectedly, opening it restores the previous session but the order in which the windows are restored is incorrect.

In other words, hovering over the Firefox icon in the taskbar shows 2 window previews open but in the incorrect order; the first window (left window preview) actually points to the right monitor's window and vice versa. As you can imagine this is superbly annoying because when I hover over the left window preview I expect to access the left monitor's window not the other way around!

This is on Windows 10.

Asked by Chromium 2 days ago

Last reply by Chromium 2 days ago