firefox 78.0.1 ask privillenges to download files at c:

Why when i update to firefox 78.0.1 DOESN'T let me to download anything at c:??? The previews version 77.0.1 i can download at c: normally. Now i can't. WHY???? … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Why when i update to firefox 78.0.1 DOESN'T let me to download anything at c:???

The previews version 77.0.1 i can download at c: normally.

Now i can't.

WHY????

Asked by Gregory 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by AliceWyman 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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Links from emails not working.

Starting about 02/11/2020, links in emails take me to a blank page and FireFox stops working. Must close FireFox. I have neither added nor updated any add-ons. I disabled… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Starting about 02/11/2020, links in emails take me to a blank page and FireFox stops working. Must close FireFox.

I have neither added nor updated any add-ons.

I disabled all add-ons with no change.

Under Performance, I unchecked " Use recommended performance settings" and 'Use hardware acceleration when available". No change.

The only way a link works is if I have (basic) FireFox already running.

I have reversed the above changes and await HELP.

Asked by AIVAS 8 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by OzSteveC 7 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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Awesome bar is suggesting random websites instead of what it used to do.

Shift+Delete no longer works to remove these erroneous results. I've never heard of, used, visited, or wanted to visit "http://nycsubway.org/" or anything related to it,… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Shift+Delete no longer works to remove these erroneous results. I've never heard of, used, visited, or wanted to visit "http://nycsubway.org/" or anything related to it, but now firefox's "awesome" bar sends me there instead of Netflix, which I use daily. I've turned off all the random suggestions for the address bar but these random, wrong, ads keep popping up. If I've never used it, and I'm not searching for it, putting it there must mean "http://nycsubway.org/" has paid you to be an annoyance in or lives. Or why else would you do this?!

Asked by MyArrowKeysStink 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Dear Mozilla

Firefox is broken. "Recommended by Pocket" "Show Sponsored Storied" /ALL THE ADVERTISEMENTS/ hijacking my new tab making an account to provide feedback tracking ever… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Firefox is broken.

"Recommended by Pocket"
"Show Sponsored Storied"
/ALL THE ADVERTISEMENTS/
hijacking my new tab
making an account to provide feedback
tracking everything
whoever approved all this
all this data rape.

Please stop trying to make firefox accounts a thing.
I AM NEVER GOING TO LOG IN TO MY BROWSER .

[Profanity removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.]

Asked by seriouslymozilla 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Continual messages from Firefox

Firefox is beginning to become more of an annoyance than it is worth - most of the reason for this is the continual string of updates, messages, click bars and pop ups it… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Firefox is beginning to become more of an annoyance than it is worth - most of the reason for this is the continual string of updates, messages, click bars and pop ups it shows on start up.

No these are not spam or bad add ins, they are programmed interruptions inherent to FF.

Users of FF want to get on and do things. Having to close windows with news about the latest update (and there are soooo many updates), or news that the opml feed is now on your desktop (another thing to waste time attending to) or messages about privacy or messages about syncing pages and settings or pop up messages about how FF is private etc are just plain annoying.

It is getting to the point where I expect to wait longer for FF to start and then have to wade through cruft, than it takes to boot the entire Windows 10 OS and deal with the Ms cruft on the log in screens.

If people want to learn, then they will look stuff up. So seriously - stop popping up tabs, notices, messages, dialog boxes and other cruft. Let the users just get on with using FF rather than putting up with cruft about using FF.

FF is now officially slower to start than every other browser we have and slower than me booting an entire windows 10 pc - all because of continuous updates which don't seem to do anything for me - or most users. oh sure, you can say its for security but if you are patching security holes as regularly as you are updating FF then there is something terribly wrong in your programming standards and coding methodologies - not to mention test process.

Its a trend to tell people about your product - but its one that annoys users. We just want to get on with using whatever - so please get out of our way and let us just use the product.

I like FF - but I liker it a lot less than I used to as its now annoying the crud out of me almost every day.

My 10c worth.

Asked by oitconz 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by McCoy 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Drag and drop not working even in safe mode !!!! How to solve this issue other than switching to a other browser

Version: 62.0.2 (64-bit) Drag and drop will not work in Firefox but works in all other browsers I have installed. Tried in safe mode but it still won't work. This is gett… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Version: 62.0.2 (64-bit)

Drag and drop will not work in Firefox but works in all other browsers I have installed. Tried in safe mode but it still won't work. This is getting ridiculous now as there are so many things that you can't now do in Firefox that it's becoming useless ... you HAVE to give users some room to set their own restrictions otherwise the paranoia will turn the browser into a worthless piece of junk

Asked by Odin The Terrible 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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How can I find and restore deleted passwords in FF 50.1.0 on Windows 8

hello, I accidentaly deleted passwords and I was wondering if there is a way to restore them? or find a file that is restorable? thanks. FF version: 50.1.0 Windows vers… (மேலும் படிக்க)

hello, I accidentaly deleted passwords and I was wondering if there is a way to restore them? or find a file that is restorable? thanks.

FF version: 50.1.0

Windows version: 8

Asked by fredfran 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Another solution waiting for a problem ... How can one suppress the option for "Container Tabs?"

And to add insult to injury, it appears where "Open Link in New Window" used to be. I don't use tabbed browsing. Period. I like to hover over the taskbar and let Windo… (மேலும் படிக்க)

And to add insult to injury, it appears where "Open Link in New Window" used to be. I don't use tabbed browsing. Period. I like to hover over the taskbar and let Windows tell me that browser window's URL.

If it can't be suppressed -- because each Firefox user doesn't really know _their_ own preferences -- why not place the "Container Tabs" right-click entry, below "Open Link in New Private Window"? Then users desiring to use such *new* functionality, will learn (muscle-memory don'cha know) it as they go.

Every time y'all force me after an update to figure out how to resume using Firefox in the matter to which I'm accustomed, I move one step closer to shifting to Chrome entirely. (I still use Firefox to access YouTube, because up until several days ago, I was able to download content with a Firefox add-on.)

BTW. I tried to upload a screenshot of the image. The progress icon has been turning for minutes ... It might work on Chrome, but the image upload functionality is broken with version 63.0.1 (x64).

Your "Pocket" ... your "Bookshelf" icon ... etc. ... I wish y'all would let me suppress the display the meg@Kewl new stuff, which I never use.

Asked by DisgustedWithNeedlessJunk 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Certain websites no longer load. Get error msg; other browsers work. Search function now not very useful.

Went back in history to when one particular website would load and now get an error message on that. This is since the last update. Tried a couple other browsers. Work… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Went back in history to when one particular website would load and now get an error message on that. This is since the last update. Tried a couple other browsers. Worked fine. Tried the fix recommended by Firefox. Did nothing. (Something to do with proxy settings.)

Now when I search, I get Amazon almost all of the time instead of a variety of options.

Is Firefox now beholden to Amazon?

I used to really really like Firefox and have been using it for years. Is it time to switch to Google Chrome?

Asked by kanavich 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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addons no longer available

Hi: I am trying to decide do I just totally give up on Firefox after all these years and move to Chrome or is there some logical path for addons planned/in process that … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi: I am trying to decide do I just totally give up on Firefox after all these years and move to Chrome or is there some logical path for addons planned/in process that I do not know about.

It is like Firefox Management Team/Committee team made this technical decision with little understanding on the impact to the developers that had put in hard yards for years, or users who had been using these addons. I am at a loss when I try to understand why would they jeopardise so much.

Since Firefox went to that "new firefox", sorry I dont know the technical lingo, most of the addons I use became unavailable. I have since written to each developer to ask, will they be upgrading their addon and the answer is NO. So basically Firefox is only useful to me if

  • I stay in the old version on Mac Sierra OSX (55.0.3).
  • For the new windows 10 brand new laptop I tried also to create using the new Firefox and it was very unsuccessful as there are no addons even close to what I was using.

For the Cookies controller there are some close but nothing as good as this addon in terms of how I used it -- manually removed cookies.

On my Mac Firefox 55.0.3, I have the following addons (all these have the LEGACY yellow highlight tag in the list)

1 Cookie Controller

2 Roomy Bookmarks Toolbar

3 Session Manager

4 New Add On Bar

5 Add Bookmarks Here

6 Change Bookmark Recent Folder List Length

7 Open Bookmarks in New Tab

8 Download Status Bar

9 AutoPin Tab

10 Close Tab Button

11 Tab Open/Close Control

12 and uBlock Origin I cannot update as it says on its webpage, with this technical change, it is not supported, so not upgrade it.

Any practical advice?

Asked by OnTheSea 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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The security in FF is horrible.

Why have you reenable that bad sites can spam infinite amount of dialogs leaving the user the only option to close FF from the task manager including all the tabs? You ha… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Why have you reenable that bad sites can spam infinite amount of dialogs leaving the user the only option to close FF from the task manager including all the tabs? You had this fixed for years and now it's not working any more. Why even use OS dialogs in the tabs. Layers of stupidity. And you know about redirects? You can't count per url or domain. And it doesn't matter how you count. It's completly flawed. Fix this. This it really annoying.

Asked by FFFFFFFFFfffffffffffffffffffff 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by Shadow110 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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I don't want to have firefox telling me to update when updates are handled external to firefox. How do I get rid of that extreme annoyance?

EVERY time I run Firefox it tells me an update is available and asks to update. However, updates to firefox are handled through an external package manager so there is no… (மேலும் படிக்க)

EVERY time I run Firefox it tells me an update is available and asks to update. However, updates to firefox are handled through an external package manager so there is no reason for it to keep harassing me. Up until v.63 this was not a problem as I simply clicked "never check for updates" and let the package manager handle it - as it should. Now some bozo has decided to remove that and try to force an update that will completely screw up my package manager. WTF Mozilla! Are you trying to decrease your user base? Give us back the option to control our updates!

Asked by nevarmaor 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Video playback awful after most recent update. Switching to Chrome.

My FireFox just updated after closing and reopening it, and the videos would play, as in there'd be sound and the progress bar would be moving, but the picture would be b… (மேலும் படிக்க)

My FireFox just updated after closing and reopening it, and the videos would play, as in there'd be sound and the progress bar would be moving, but the picture would be black. I got an extension to enable switching between Flash and HTML5, but at best it just makes the playback really choppy and having to stop every 3 or so seconds, for about 2 seconds at a time, making videos unwatchable.

And no, this isn't a problem with my computer. The videos were working just fine this morning, literally just before the update, and had these problems afterward. Videos play fine on both IE and Chrome, which I just downloaded (had been using it off and on). When IE outperforms a browser in something, you know there's a problem. It is absolutely not my computer's problem since I'm enjoying the normal video playback that I was before, only on Chrome. With internet speeds of 20 Ping, 92.96 Mbps download, and 15.82 Mbps upload, I know it's not suddenly my connection. The videos are playing choppier on FireFox than when I had 8 Mbps download speed and about 0.1 Mbps upload.

I don't wanna go through a whole lot of rigamarole to get something to work, when I now have a perfectly working browser in the form of Chrome. I'm just gonna wait for FireFox to get its s*** together, and fix something that IT broke. I'm perfectly fine not using it until then. I'm not gonna put myself through tons of hassle for problems that FireFox itself has caused. This is just to maybe bring it to their attention that this is an issue that's occurring, and if I sound a bit annoyed, this is more civil than I originally felt.

Asked by ShinkuNoYami 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Firefox is no longer capable of doing many of the things that made it great

I know the support forum isn't the best place for this, but I really don't know how else to get people's thoughts on this. I get the impression the Devs have no idea how … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I know the support forum isn't the best place for this, but I really don't know how else to get people's thoughts on this. I get the impression the Devs have no idea how or why some people use Firefox.

I've been using Firefox on and off before it was even at version 1.0. When I started working at a big company in 2008 with a locked-down IT policy, Firefox had me 100% covered, and did everything I could ever dream of wanting it to do.

In the last year or two, key features that always made it a winner have slowly been disappearing, and now it has gotten to the point that it is actually barely any better than IE11, and no different than Chrome. Why? Big reason is now addons don't work, or can't work the way they used to/need to, but it goes beyond that.

1. I can no longer have my homepage open, when I load a new tab. This is absolutely mind boggling, even internet explorer can do that! NOTE: My homepage is a webpage saved on my harddrive that I made that gives me quick access to everything I need to do for work. I used to be able to load it natively, then it became something that required an add-on, and now it is completely broken, and impossible to do.

2. Devs clearly don't understand the concept of a PROXY. Lots of people (i.e. in corporate environments) have everything go through a proxy. I can't even use the firefox installer anymore (as I discovered yesterday) because it requires a direct connection to the internet.

3. Speaking of Proxy issues, when I open firefox, it immediately needs to connect to the internet, resulting in proxy authentication pop-ups. These used to be Auto-accepted with the addon AUTO-AUTH, however with the new web API crap this apparently isn't possible. There are settings in firefox that are supposed to auto-accept proxy-logins, but they don't work. So - I'm stuck hitting enter every single time I open the bloody program. There is no way to delay or stop firefox from automatically trying to connect to the internet which is also stupid.

4. I could go on, but what's the point... the Devs don't care. Time to go back to FF v51 or whatever version it was before things went so wrong and hang on to that, with my windows 7 installation. Sigh.

Asked by Cab0oze 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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whe j go to net flix it syas that mozials is instaling compontens for audo or video pls fix this asap !!!!!!!

on net flix it shows taht mozial is instaling components for audio or vdeo onthis tab pls fix it if not i will just go chrome and unstal this garabage who crashes non s… (மேலும் படிக்க)

on net flix it shows taht mozial is instaling components for audio or vdeo onthis tab pls fix it if not i will just go chrome and unstal this garabage who crashes non stop or stops working while i play lol or when i em in anny game andi press alt tab this shi t crushes and stops working uter grabge phy

Asked by bekam92 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by jscher2000 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY CLUE what "essential data" is to us, stop forcing us to lose it!

you lost my cookies and saved passwords on this latest "update" STOP DOING THAT DAMMIT!

Asked by zerosumgame 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Complaint about Firefox Color and Personas

I am very disappointed and angry that you have decided to totally get rid of Personas and force Firefox Color on your users. I have tried Firefox Color and absolutely hat… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I am very disappointed and angry that you have decided to totally get rid of Personas and force Firefox Color on your users. I have tried Firefox Color and absolutely hate it. I tried to make my own theme with an image stored on my pc and could not get it to display correctly. There is absolutely no help for your shitty FF Color or any way of increasing or decreasing custom image sizes. I liked the old Personas Plus better and hardly had any trouble with them all the years I've been using them. Now I can't even view my favorites or collected Personas on my version of Firefox (which is 56) on the addons site. I know that this issue has been fixed with newer versions of FF, but I ABSOLUTELY REFUSE to update FF anymore thanks to your idiocy with removing a great deal of addons that I use almost daily. Bring back Personas and get rid of FF Color!!!!

Asked by Chesshur 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by WestEnd 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Extremely slow tab switching since a few weeks

Hello, officials confiscated my fast PC leaving me with a old system with following specs: Intel Core i3-3220 (2 cores with 3,3 Ghz), Windows 10 latest version x64, 4 GB … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello,

officials confiscated my fast PC leaving me with a old system with following specs:

Intel Core i3-3220 (2 cores with 3,3 Ghz), Windows 10 latest version x64, 4 GB RAM, relativ new Samsung SSD, NVIDIA GT 1030 with drivers not updated in a while.

I have bad memory but I think I have this PC about 4 months and this Firefox problem since 2 months, could be totally different because I have really bad memory.

I thought it might be a extension or a setting so I started with a new profile, unfortunatelly it didn't help.

I think tab switching very often is over 3 seconds, doesn't matter much if there 5 or 15 tabs open, I use Firefox since 2002, recommended it to many people and never had such a big problem like this before.

Asked by stax76 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by user633449 1 வருடத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Firefox version 72.0.2 64 bit I can't come up with the right word it's an absolute disgrace. After setting prefer dumps everything history passw on restart t

This version is just junk!!!!! Just set the preferences and sign in Firefox and all other accounts like Gmail etc. Trying to save the history and all the passwords and ev… (மேலும் படிக்க)

This version is just junk!!!!! Just set the preferences and sign in Firefox and all other accounts like Gmail etc. Trying to save the history and all the passwords and everything you got. That's all gone when you shut Firefox down. When you reopen none of your history or passwords are there or you start from scratch. This is absolutely ridiculous. This version should never been released absolute disgrace. It doesn't deserve to be called a browser. I'm so disgusted and angry I can't put it in words.

Fix the damn thing!!!!

It is so bad when I try to get into accounts like Gmail it sees a different computer every time I log in. For security they have to phone me every time I reopen Firefox to to get into my account. I have to verify who I am!!!! Every single time that includes my banking online!!!!!

Lyle Attfield. lyleattfield@gmail.com

Asked by lyleattfield 8 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 8 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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why do mozilla accept bribes from google?

It started with the mozilla team sneaking in google safebrowsing a malware google service that is slowing down our browsers then they added telemetry and a feature called… (மேலும் படிக்க)

It started with the mozilla team sneaking in google safebrowsing a malware google service that is slowing down our browsers then they added telemetry and a feature called geo wifi now they are removing the ability that makes firefox unique aka the extensions support with project quantum . They are losing userbase and are still releasing this incomplete software . Is Greed that good? accepting google money and turn firefox into a pile of garbage? remember the old days http://toastytech.com/evil/ieisevilstory.html microsoft did it by locking windows to IE now google is doing it with firefox steadily bloating it down by giving the mozilla team their insane addons that go to about:config and leave a memory footprint in the already chynky codebase . Why is greed that important were the mozilla devs bankrubt or what?

Asked by Powerplayer 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by Shadow110 2 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு