Removing URL Drop Down Search Bar

FireFox ESR 68.11.0 - 64bit Windows 8.1 Start typing a URL in the address bar ... a search bar drops down automatically and begins searching. What is the real fix for thi… (மேலும் படிக்க)

FireFox ESR 68.11.0 - 64bit Windows 8.1

Start typing a URL in the address bar ... a search bar drops down automatically and begins searching. What is the real fix for this annoying and insecure behavior?

There are dozens if not hundreds of search posts on this topic, most are specific to a particular version of FireFox. Developers, I shudder every time I update the program because I know I will be spending hours or days on a new configuration. Apparently, developers have cleverly eliminated the settings that disable this feature.

This drop-down search bar is annoying and unnecessary. A child might find it useful. Simply put, the user should be able to turn it on or off in the "Options" section. We don't like playing with your about.config settings, or adding code. If I type an address in the URL bar, I do not want the URL searched arbitrarily. Nor do I want to see a new pop-up bar. Please make the use of these "features" optional.

Please create a new general information topic "Removing the automatic URL search" and put this topic to rest once and for all. This is an excellent argument for a paid version of FireFox. I would gladly pay for a clean program rather than waste my time tweaking every single new version.

Thank you!

Asked by WhiteFox 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Browser Trouble

I have AT&T internet just started 24 hours ago...i get this message from time to time???....and i am not sure why??? Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have AT&T internet just started 24 hours ago...i get this message from time to time???....and i am not sure why???


Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at support.mozilla.org.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web.

Asked by Stingman1 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Measure time I spend on a particular website

Where to I find the time that I open a website with Firefox? For example, I go to Verizon Support, and the Verizon Chat Agent is trying to find a solution. I have waited… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Where to I find the time that I open a website with Firefox? For example, I go to Verizon Support, and the Verizon Chat Agent is trying to find a solution. I have waited over an hour, and conveniently for Verizon, they cannot even let me download the chat in text or email. I'd like to know how much time I spend with Verizon (website) trying to get a solution to my problem.

Asked by rarpin215 6 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Searching firefox/mozilla web site using AND, not OR

How can I do a search on the Mozilla and Firefox web sites (in help or community) using AND search terms instead of the default OR searches. Specifically, I am trying to … (மேலும் படிக்க)

How can I do a search on the Mozilla and Firefox web sites (in help or community) using AND search terms instead of the default OR searches.

Specifically, I am trying to search for "PDF" AND "Search" -- for problems with finding things in PDF files. But the search, as performed, finds hundreds of pages with "PDF" OR "Search", so mostly irrelevant.

Asked by xyzzy 6 நாட்கள் முன்பு

How to get FF to open a saved session from an older version

Hi. Here's how it happened. I've using FF portable for a long time. I recently updated from v.69.0.1 to v.78.0.2. But the newer version installed in a different folder an… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi. Here's how it happened. I've using FF portable for a long time. I recently updated from v.69.0.1 to v.78.0.2. But the newer version installed in a different folder and now I can run both versions. Yesterday I had the v.69 working with around 500 tabs open. Suddenly it crashed and then freezed. Luckily, I had managed to save my current working session by accessing Tab Session Manager addon. But when I go to Tab Manager Session and click to open this saved session, FF v.69 will keep freezing, no matter what I do. (Tab Session Manager has another option „Export”, but I don't know to use it or what it does.) I will quit using FF v.69. But how can I get the new v.78 to open this 500-tab session? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by nicolae.lucian 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Firefox Add-On Identification When Hovering

I have Firefox 79 on Windows 8.1 but even before the latest FF update I have been having trouble with the mouse pointer identifying the Firefox Add-Ons and Extensions whe… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have Firefox 79 on Windows 8.1 but even before the latest FF update I have been having trouble with the mouse pointer identifying the Firefox Add-Ons and Extensions when pointing to them or placing it over them. It used to work perfectly but now it doesn't. It used to show each of their names. Not now and it makes things much harder. All it does is darken the Add-On into a square but that's all. On other web browsers it does show their name when hovering over an Add-On with the mouse pointer. Does anyone know what has caused this and how I can bring back that function so that I can see what each Add-On's name is when I hover over it? Thank you!

Asked by CyberSpark 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Using google

Using google to search online I have started to get this page almost every time I type in a search word. (About this page Our systems have detected unusual traffic from y… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Using google to search online I have started to get this page almost every time I type in a search word. (About this page

Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?

IP address: 92.40.187.37 Time: 2020-08-01T13:05:50Z URL: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=dvla+tax)

then I have to go thru a series of pictures choosing squares with traphic lights or buses to prove I am not a robot.

the only thing that has changed in my house is that I am now connecting using my iphone as a hotspot. this does not happen if I use Google Chrome as my browser.

Thanks

Steve

Asked by stevefletch5 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

How can I get back my status bar in Ubuntu?

In Firefox 79.0 running under Windows 8.1 I see the URL of a link when I mouse over it. I have seen several complaints about this as well as workarounds to get rid of it… (மேலும் படிக்க)

In Firefox 79.0 running under Windows 8.1 I see the URL of a link when I mouse over it. I have seen several complaints about this as well as workarounds to get rid of it. However, I find it very useful as I like to know what I am clicking on before I do so. Unfortunately, this URL preview does not appear in Firefox 79.0 running under Ubuntu Studio 18.04. I have not knowingly overridden this feature, nor can I find a userChrome.css file on the system. How can I get it back in Firefox running under Ubuntu?

Asked by rsbrux 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

une page jaune s'interpose en haut de l'écran et me demande si je veux l'arrêter, c'est désagréable, que faire ?’

une page jaune s'interpose en haut de l'écran et me demande si je veux l'arrêter, c'est désagréable, que faire ?’

Asked by Pitchou 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Problems with payments when online shopping

I have had a few problems ordering from sites (Adidas, Nike and another 1 or 2 I've forgotten) where I enter card details, get taken to the card verification page which t… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have had a few problems ordering from sites (Adidas, Nike and another 1 or 2 I've forgotten) where I enter card details, get taken to the card verification page which then flips back to the basket page or the site's front page. I never get the order confirmation page or a confirmation email and the shops confirm no order has been made. I am really worried about this because I am putting in card info etc and it looks like it's going through but it doesn't. The pages are HTTPS. When I try on a different browser it works perfectly. It's quite frustrating because other sites are fine and I don't want to have to disable everything or use a different browser when I want to quickly buy something. The add ons I have installed are: Cookie Autodelete Facebook Container I Don't Care About Cookies UBlock Origin

I have standard tracking protection set in the options.

I understand the usual answer is to try disabling add ons one by one but to be honest I don't want to keep entering my card details to have to test it. Is there a better way to check what is causing the problem? Is this an issue with the sites or something to do with cookies/add ons?

Asked by Emma 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Why is my system so slow? It seems to be related to Firefox and their 'updates.'

I LOVE Firefox's intentions re: privacy, etc., but I'm ready to switch to a different browser because of the slowness and the "Firefox Not Responding" messages. Is there … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I LOVE Firefox's intentions re: privacy, etc., but I'm ready to switch to a different browser because of the slowness and the "Firefox Not Responding" messages. Is there a fix for these problems?

Asked by mvhein89 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Popup window for downloads does not popup

Previously, when I had an attachment and clicked on "Download" or the attachment's icon in the E-mail body, a popup window would appear to ask if I want to download or op… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Previously, when I had an attachment and clicked on "Download" or the attachment's icon in the E-mail body, a popup window would appear to ask if I want to download or open the file. Recently, that popup window began not appearing. Instead, another full Firefox window pops up, the throbber (load indicator) in the new Firefox window shows that it's loading something, then that Firefox window disappears and I am back at the E-mail body. I am not able to view or download any attachments. However, in Internet Explorer viewing and downloading attachments works, so I know it's not the Yahoo website that's messed up.

Can someone help me make that popup window for selecting "Download" or "Open" come back?

Thank you, Steve

Asked by SEKELLER1 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Mozilla is horrible with Reddit

Hi there, I really struggle with Reddit when using Firefox Mozilla. Like, if I didn't enjoy reddit so much I'd not bother going on the site altogether because the user ex… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi there, I really struggle with Reddit when using Firefox Mozilla. Like, if I didn't enjoy reddit so much I'd not bother going on the site altogether because the user experience is so bad when I use Mozilla with it. What am I doing wrong? My speed is fine and every other site works fine with Mozilla Firefox....except Reddit - it's horrible.

Thanks for your help! Best, Christian

Asked by christian.ortiz 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by James 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

i cannot open my emails since i installed firefox properly and have to use chrome to open them properly

since i installed firefox on my pc its very rare i can open my emails instead i have to use the chrome browser any ideas why this is so my system is windows 8.1 if thats … (மேலும் படிக்க)

since i installed firefox on my pc its very rare i can open my emails instead i have to use the chrome browser any ideas why this is so my system is windows 8.1 if thats any help many thanks

Asked by bwint52 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

One time password

When logging in to internet banking i have to enter a one time password and click on trust the computer . This should be a one time thing but I have to do it every time. … (மேலும் படிக்க)

When logging in to internet banking i have to enter a one time password and click on trust the computer . This should be a one time thing but I have to do it every time. This does not happen using Internet Explorer so why is Firefox not accepting the OTP ?

Asked by bushy01934 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு