Using down button to scroll

Using Firefox V109.0 Windows 10 Duckduckgo Search Engine I use the up and down buttons to scroll. When searching on Duckduckgo I can scroll normally up and down the resul… (read more)

Using Firefox V109.0 Windows 10 Duckduckgo Search Engine I use the up and down buttons to scroll. When searching on Duckduckgo I can scroll normally up and down the results page until clicking on a link in the search results. After visiting a website and then hitting the back button to go back to the search page I am returned to the same place in the search results. If I hit the up button I can scroll up the results page normally. If I hit the down button however, the search page jumps back to the top of the page of search results and I then have to scroll back down and find the place where I was in the search results. This happens every time and I have found no solution to this annoying problem. I would appreciate any solutions for this problem that anyone might have.

Similarly, I cannot use the up and down buttons for scrolling the page when in the Firefox Settings. Using the up and down buttons when in Settings will only scroll up and down between the Settings Categories, such as General, Home, Search, Privacy and Security, etc. I have tried clicking on the page and on the page bar on the right but I am forced to use the trac pad to scroll when in settings. Note: I use the up and down buttons for scrolling because my HP laptop has a terrible trac pad which makes it's use very difficult for scrolling. Once again, I would appreciate any help that anyone might have with these issues. Thanks

Asked by larryharwood222 1 hour ago

Last reply by larryharwood222 7 minutes ago

Yahoo Mail

The last update a few days ago has caused Yahoo mail to not work properly. I tried using it on two others browsers & it works fine. I can't check or delete or move an… (read more)

The last update a few days ago has caused Yahoo mail to not work properly. I tried using it on two others browsers & it works fine. I can't check or delete or move any emails. Can I get a link to the last version of Firefox?

Asked by kevinbore 3 hours ago

Last reply by kevinbore 24 minutes ago

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default to I don't know what. It doesn't say what is the default. It wants ed… (read more)

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default to I don't know what. It doesn't say what is the default. It wants edge I guess but I deleted the entire edge app and all its dlls. So how do I make the choice through the "set defaults" settings permanent?

Asked by bt.linder 1 hour ago

Firefox Slow Loading - Disgraceful

I love Firefox but it has a market share of just around 7% and is even lower than Edge (which is terrible IMO). Chrome has the most users at around 65%. Although Firefox… (read more)

I love Firefox but it has a market share of just around 7% and is even lower than Edge (which is terrible IMO). Chrome has the most users at around 65%.

Although Firefox is a much better browser, the perception for many is that Chrome is better due to much faster browser loading. I have Chrome and Firefox installed on Windows 11 with the same extensions and Chrome loads my home page in 2 sec whereas Firefox takes 7 sec to load. Even after deleting all cookies, cache and web history, Firefox still takes 7 sec to load my home page.

It's great to prioritize security, flexibility etc and I love these aspects of Firefox, but by not doing something to improve the awful loading times, you are leaving users with the impression that Firefox is inferior and LOSING the browser battle.

Asked by Potterd123 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Potterd123 2 hours ago

Firefox icon dissapears from taskbar every time the app is updated

Pretty much the title. On the first launch after update, the firefox logo on my taskbar turns into a blank page icon (with the top right corner folded down) and then afte… (read more)

Pretty much the title. On the first launch after update, the firefox logo on my taskbar turns into a blank page icon (with the top right corner folded down) and then after I close the program there is no icon for it on my taskbar.

It only takes a few seconds to add it back to the taskbar, but it's been happening for a few months now, and with these frequent updates it's gotten pretty frustrating.

Asked by heegagugerk 3 hours ago

Transfering bookmarks and tabs from windows 10 laptop to new Windows 11 laptop

I would like to transfer my bookmarks (and my open tabs) from my Windows 10 laptop to a new Windows 11 laptop. I've looked at the questions and answers people have posted… (read more)

I would like to transfer my bookmarks (and my open tabs) from my Windows 10 laptop to a new Windows 11 laptop. I've looked at the questions and answers people have posted but its a complete mystery to me. I had thought that when I loaded Firefox onto the new PC and signed in, everything would automatically appear. I was successful in doing that with Chrome but Firefox is still my primary browser and I've had no luck. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by royarbeit 3 days ago

Last reply by royarbeit 3 hours ago

Camera is on but not working after update. I have not changed any settings.

What can I do to fix it? Permissions are granted, so I have no clue what's going on. I have tried: - Restarting the computer several times - Restarting Firefox several ti… (read more)

What can I do to fix it? Permissions are granted, so I have no clue what's going on.

I have tried:

- Restarting the computer several times - Restarting Firefox several times - Clearing cache and cookies - Refreshing Firefox to default settings - Updating Firefox - Uninstalling and re-installing Firefox

The weird thing here is that I have not changed any settings whatsoever, and, when I try to use the camera in Chrome it works, as well as in Zoom. Now, when I created a secondary profile in Firefox, it did work there too. Any ideas as to why this might be happening?

Asked by roxandara 1 week ago

Last reply by roxandara 4 hours ago

Tab crashes on reinstalled, updated FF, clean profile

I removed firefox fully. New profile. Disables all addons. Set the strict to standard. Still tab crashes. No idea what could be the cause? Reports below. https://crash-st… (read more)

Asked by jeroen.coelen 6 hours ago

Firefox steals keyboard input when audio changes

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback win… (read more)

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback window often steals keyboard focus. So if I'm typing in another window, I'm interrupted. Very annoying. It happens on at least youtube, navidrome, and jellyfin.

I've found a few others reporting similar issues that suggest setting `mozilla.widget.raise-on-setfocus` to `false` - but this doesn't work for me. How can I figure out what's triggering this keyboard steal so I can fix it?

I'm using firefox esr 102.7.0esr, but it's been happening for a while. I've tried the debian builds and the official firefox.com builds, same behavior. Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by rvandegrift23 7 hours ago

Lost Bookmarks

My hard drive died and got a new computer with Windows 10-22H2. All the data from the old PC was transferred to the new one. I use earthlink.net for email. All my book… (read more)

My hard drive died and got a new computer with Windows 10-22H2. All the data from the old PC was transferred to the new one. I use earthlink.net for email. All my bookmarks are gone. How do I retrieve them?

Asked by t-con 10 hours ago

All my tabs are gone

Hi! I recently closed Firefox like I do every single day, and when I came back all of my tabs were gone. A folder appeard on my desktop with, what i pressume, is the file… (read more)

Hi! I recently closed Firefox like I do every single day, and when I came back all of my tabs were gone. A folder appeard on my desktop with, what i pressume, is the files for the previous session. I moved the files from the sessionstore-backups folder to the Firefox profile folder and nothing happened. Can someone please help me?

Thanks!

Asked by cookingfortwo 10 hours ago

Control view and download links separately

Some sites offer separate links for viewing and downloading. (I'm specifically interested in PDF files, but I think this question is more general.) I'm not sure how this… (read more)

Some sites offer separate links for viewing and downloading. (I'm specifically interested in PDF files, but I think this question is more general.) I'm not sure how this distinction is communicated to Firefox—I'm guessing in the MIME type? But regardless of the mechanism, Firefox does not seem to offer any obvious settings that distinguish between the two cases. Are there ways to distinguish in less obvious places, such as about:config?

As a specific example: currently on a certain site when I click "View" the PDF is displayed in Firefox, and when I click "Download" the PDF is both placed in my Downloads folder and displayed in Firefox. I would prefer that the "Download" link only cause the download, and not cause the display. How can I change this without breaking the "View" links?

Asked by James6M 3 days ago

Last reply by James6M 10 hours ago

tel: links not functioning in FF browser.

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications,… (read more)

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications, and tel: isn't even listed there. The first time it happened there was a dialogue box asking me what application to use, but after that nothing opened at all. I build and monitor websites, so I'm constantly checking these links for functionality.

Asked by mike598 1 day ago

Last reply by mike598 11 hours ago

Accessibility dots on websites won't go away even when config set to off

I have tried all the methods the internet suggests. but nothing works. I still have the red dotted outlines on everything. Any thoughts? These are the instructions Type a… (read more)

I have tried all the methods the internet suggests. but nothing works. I still have the red dotted outlines on everything. Any thoughts?

These are the instructions Type about:config in the address bar and press Return. A warning page may appear. Click Accept the Risk and Continue to go to the about:config page. In the about:config page, search for the preference accessibility.force_disabled. Observe the Value column of the accessibility.force_disabled row.

       If it is set to 1 then do nothing.
       If it is set to 0, double-click on it to open an editing field, type 1, then click the blue check mark button or press the Enter key to complete the update. 

(https://mzl.la/3AeW4UE)

Asked by russell22 11 hours ago

"Send tab to device" only shows 4 most recent devices

When using "send tab to device", the submenu previously showed all synced devices, in my case, more than 10 devices. Recently it only shows 4 devices and there is no way … (read more)

When using "send tab to device", the submenu previously showed all synced devices, in my case, more than 10 devices. Recently it only shows 4 devices and there is no way to access the other ones. Is this broken or is it a recent change? If so, can I revert the behavior with a preference?

Under "manage devices", I still see all of my synced devices, they just don't show up in the "send to device" submenu.

Asked by Darren 2 days ago

Last reply by Darren 12 hours ago