Windows 10 NOT Windows 8

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to change to Windows 10, Windows 10 isn't an option. I changed my OS to 10 in your box below. Why? I don't understand this.

Asked by Rhonda 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Rhonda 18 amahora adlule

Search broken in newer versions of Thunderbird

In the recent versions of Thunderbird (102.2.x, 102,3,3, 106.0b5, and possibly earlier) searching messages no longer works on my home system. On the main message screen, … (funda kabanzi)

In the recent versions of Thunderbird (102.2.x, 102,3,3, 106.0b5, and possibly earlier) searching messages no longer works on my home system.

On the main message screen, the Quick Search field used to let me quickly filter out messages with a subject or sender matching whatever I put in that field. It would in fact start filtering matches as I'm typing. This no longer happens, with multiple email addresses (such as GMail, or my ISP).

If I bring up the full search dialogue while on a folder from one of my email accounts (so that it should be able to guess which account I'm searching in) the "Search for messages in" field is greyed out. with the text "No available folders".

The thing is, my work computer with Thunderbird 102.2.0 still has functional search (both Ouick Find and the full search dialogue).

Asked by FFoxSync 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FFoxSync 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Thunderbird keeps saying the Network Solutions email certificates are bad

TB 102.5.0 (64-bit) on Win10 I'm getting repeated notices that my e-mail accounts with Network Solutions don't have a proper "certificate" when I try to send an email. I… (funda kabanzi)

TB 102.5.0 (64-bit) on Win10 I'm getting repeated notices that my e-mail accounts with Network Solutions don't have a proper "certificate" when I try to send an email. I get a popup window stating so, and asking me to "permanently" choose the exception. It doesn't matter how many times I tell the fool thing to accept the exception "permanently". I still keep getting the notice every few times. Since the glitch is not consistent, I don't have an image of one to put here. Not only that, I have to send the email twice after doing so. TB refuses to send the email the first time after choosing the exception, but allows it the second. I don't know anything about "certificates" and am sick of getting popup notices about them. I doubt that the problem is with Network Solutions email accounts. This reminds me of years ago, when I tried to upgrade to WinXP. It kept interrupting my work to give me popup security notices that I didn't understand and couldn't do anything about. If I remember correctly, I took it back to Sam's Club and replaced it with Win2000. Problem solved. Never mind that XP was supposed to be better. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Asked by business11 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by business11 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Importing .pst into Thunderbird removes addresses in "Sent" folder

A month ago, I decided to give Thunderbird a try as my email client coming from MS Outlook. I used the import functionality to import my from my Outlook installation's .p… (funda kabanzi)

A month ago, I decided to give Thunderbird a try as my email client coming from MS Outlook.

I used the import functionality to import my from my Outlook installation's .pst files.

Everything seemed to work and I have been using Thunderbird for a month now.

Today however, I required to look up past sent emails. The Sent folder is there. It imported and the messages are there. Unfortunately the "From" and "To" fields have had their email addresses replaced with just the person's name. This is not consistent but is true perhaps 80% of the time.

The From field of course just has my name The sent field in most cases only has the recipient's name, though there is the rare email that does show the email address.

Is there a method to correct this?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by fwilson00 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by fwilson00 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Changing the storage folder for E-Mails

I am now using the default storage folder for TB: AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\vsapyic3.default" This is on my "C" Drive but I need tio migrate it to the larger D… (funda kabanzi)

I am now using the default storage folder for TB: AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\vsapyic3.default"

This is on my "C" Drive but I need tio migrate it to the larger Data Drive (D). How do I do this?

Thanks

Asked by Orealius 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Orealius 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Configure navigation bar empty (without search box)

Hello, I need your help: how can I set navigation bar without any item (hide all items of this bar)? I need that this bar appears but empty. The reason is that I want to … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I need your help: how can I set navigation bar without any item (hide all items of this bar)? I need that this bar appears but empty. The reason is that I want to restrict options in Firefox (for all users) but let it be allowed open windows pop-up.

I got remove the menu button that is to the right of the whole (hamburger type), the forward and backward buttons that are to the left of the whole (which are the arrows to the right and to the left), the detention (which is the cross), etc. I did this with commands in userChrome.css file

But what I can't hide is the item where the url's are placed (search box). I just need to hide the search box. I wrote " #nav-bar { visibility: collapse !important ; } " in userChrome.css , and then all navigation bar is hidden but don't get windows of pop-up that I need them to appear.

The version of Firefox that I have is 108.0.1 (64 bits).

Could you help me, please? It's a little urgent. Thanks!!

Asked by sergio_orishass 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by sergio_orishass 16 amahora adlule

Firefox is causing a black screen

I'm using a new PC with Windows 11. I downloaded Firefox. When browsing in Firefox it has several times caused the whole screen to go black, and the only way to get bac… (funda kabanzi)

I'm using a new PC with Windows 11. I downloaded Firefox. When browsing in Firefox it has several times caused the whole screen to go black, and the only way to get back is to turn off and turn on again. Even then the Firefox page sometimes comes up again and I have to be quick to tap the X on top right to shut it down - or the whole screen goes black again! Then when I restart Firefox it re-loads the page, so I have to quickly exit before it happens again. So this morning when it happened I just did a full restart of the PC. Then I transferred all my tabs and other info to Edge, and will use that from now on.

What is new that is causing Firefox to do this?

I imagine I could also use Chrome, haven't tried that yet.

Asked by hcleasby 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by hcleasby 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

RSS feed produces error "The feed URL is not authorized." and the previous solution doesn't work any longer

I've been happily using the feed from https://feeds.feedburner.com/LICD for quite a while, but in the last few days, suddenly Thunderbird 91.10.0 (64-bit) gives me the fe… (funda kabanzi)

I've been happily using the feed from https://feeds.feedburner.com/LICD for quite a while, but in the last few days, suddenly Thunderbird 91.10.0 (64-bit) gives me the feed "is not authorized" error. Previous solution https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1166672 isn't working for me - Lightning is no longer an extension, so I can't deactivate it. I'd remove the calendar function entirely if I could - I don't use it.

Going to advanced preferences and pulling up calendar.useragent.extra gives me radio buttons to select Boolean, Number, or String with a plus sign to add it. Adding one doesn't fix it. Setting to false doesn't fix it. Deleting the one I added doesn't fix it. Right click only gives me Select All, which highlights all text on screen and does nothing.

Most of my other feeds are fine, and checking the website shows the RSS URL has not changed. I have read a couple of other complaints about this same issue, and, apparently there is a bug concerning this issue at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1694001 but it has been stalled for over two years.

Is anyone going to do something about this?

Asked by rev.deluxe 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by rev.deluxe 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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… (funda kabanzi)

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 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Potterd123 2 amahora adlule

Overflow Menu - Please Bring Back Functionality Lost in FF 109

As you can see in the attached image of my old Overflow Menu, I had it customized with many buttons/extensions I often accessed throughout each day. With the advent of F… (funda kabanzi)

As you can see in the attached image of my old Overflow Menu, I had it customized with many buttons/extensions I often accessed throughout each day.

With the advent of FF ver 109, this functional flexibility has been completely lost. Now, there's no way to choose what buttons and to sort them in the Overflow Menu. In my view, an egregious loss of convenience and efficiency.

Please, bring back the full functionality of the previous Overflow Menu!!!

Asked by Angstromm 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Angstromm 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Password Manager Extension Bug

I have installed Strongbox; however, it will not add to the toolbar in the upper right of the browser where other extensions appear. Clicking on the puzzle piece just ta… (funda kabanzi)

I have installed Strongbox; however, it will not add to the toolbar in the upper right of the browser where other extensions appear. Clicking on the puzzle piece just takes me to the page of installed extensions. Even though it indicates it is installed, I find no way to access this password manager.

I use the most current Firefox on Windows 10.

Asked by Reg 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Reg 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Using TB to download the same email from Gmail account on 2 different computers

Hello, I have been struggling with this issue for some time and finally thought maybe someone in the support forums could help. Here is my concern: I have two laptops, ea… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have been struggling with this issue for some time and finally thought maybe someone in the support forums could help. Here is my concern:

I have two laptops, each running Thunderbird. They both can access my local ISP and download email – whatever email is on that server will download to both laptops, no matter which one polls for it first. And mail will remain on that server until I delete it from there since TB is set to leave messages on server.

I thought I could set up my Gmail account that way – so that each laptop using TB could download all recent email – and both could get all of the email, no matter which one accessed it first.

Well – it doesn’t seem that it works that way. If I download the email to laptop A – then when I try from laptop B – it doesn’t download any that was already downloaded to laptop A, and visa versa, since apparently it is only downloading each email once – to whichever laptop polls for it first – not both like my local email server.

I have Gmail set up as POP, with the option to leave messages on server checked, and each laptop works fine independently – but all of the email can never be downloaded to both laptops – one is always missing some.

After I download any messages, the messages that are downloaded are not marked as read on the Gmail server - they remain marked as unread, but they will only download to the first laptop that polls for new messages.

I was hoping that someone might be able to tell me a trick to make this work. I do not want to change to IMAP since it seems that would make the "confusion" worse - if one laptop deletes a message, it would be deleted from the server as well. I want to continue to use POP3, but I want each laptop to operate independently and be able to get all of the new email that is on the server - no matter which one polls first.

I did read the info about Recent mode - but I'm not sure that will work as it seems it will only "show" 30 days of emails - what about the rest? I have many going back several years that I want to keep, and don't want anything to delete them either from TB or Gmail.

Seems there must be a way to do this, and it seems like it is a TB issue in the settings.

I appreciate any help that anyone can offer. Thanks!

Asked by LHiggins2023 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by LHiggins2023 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

OAuth2 Gmail accounts on Thunderbird 52.9.1

I am using Thunderbird 52.9.1 on XPMode (virtual Windows XP) and since quite some time my OAuth2 Gmail accounts have stopped working from Thunderbird 52.9.1: I am request… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Thunderbird 52.9.1 on XPMode (virtual Windows XP) and since quite some time my OAuth2 Gmail accounts have stopped working from Thunderbird 52.9.1: I am requested to enter password and other stuff but then nothing happens in terms of receiving (IMAP) or sending (SMTP) emails.

Don't know if this is related, but I am aware of the Gmail changes occurred around end of May 2022: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/automatic-conversion-google-mail-acc...]

Are there any ways (tips/tricks, advanced or not) to have OAuth2 Gmail accounts working again on Thunderbird 52.9.1?

Thank you

Asked by Ned89 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Ned89 6 amahora adlule

Linux Firefox and Thunderbird how to set wider scroll bar

In firefox 108.0.2 I need to have a wider vertical scroll bar, the tiny thin bar is next to impossible to use. Same in Thunderbird 102.6.1 both are in Linux and the publi… (funda kabanzi)

In firefox 108.0.2 I need to have a wider vertical scroll bar, the tiny thin bar is next to impossible to use. Same in Thunderbird 102.6.1 both are in Linux and the published css solutions (a year ago) on mozilla support do not work for these versions

Asked by Cat22 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Cat22 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Error adding mail account in TB with Provider For Exchange Active Sync

Hello- When I try to add my mail account in TB using Provider For Exchange Active Sync, it says it finds the account but then gives me an error and won't allow me to add … (funda kabanzi)

Hello- When I try to add my mail account in TB using Provider For Exchange Active Sync, it says it finds the account but then gives me an error and won't allow me to add it. Here is the error: "Error in errorCallback for fetchhttp. Supplied value not in allowed list."

Asked by rbss7 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by rbss7 6 amahora adlule

Facebook troubles Plus

Firefox version 109.0 (64 bit) I have 2 Laptops, A and B. Laptop A: about 2 years ago Adobe and Flash quit the business, Firefox was doing ok then after an Firefox update… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox version 109.0 (64 bit) I have 2 Laptops, A and B. Laptop A: about 2 years ago Adobe and Flash quit the business, Firefox was doing ok then after an Firefox update videos would not play, I have to use chrome to this day, Had Windows 8 then updated to 10, no difference Laptop B: Everything was good until a couple of weeks ago January ? 10-20?? 2023. Just after an Firefox update my Facebook would not fully load, I can only see a couple of post followed by 3 post that only show a outlined box with an error occurred and if I click on it or anywhere else it kinda of locks up and does nothing. I can use Facebook on my cell phone (no Firefox) and on Laptop A (chrome) so nothing wrong with Facebook. I tried turning on-off, all that stuff. Tried using MS Edge still would not load fully. I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled, no help. I updated Windows 10 to 11, I can Run Facebook thru MS Edge but still cant thru Firefox. Just seems like Firefox doesn't like videos. Has my time expired with Mozilla Firefox?

Asked by gmmory 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by gmmory 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

creating outbound email the (To Field) is not auto filling from cantact list

Thunderbird version 102.7.0 is not working correctly or has wrong built in defaults. When creating a new email the (To field) does not look in the contacts file for email… (funda kabanzi)

Thunderbird version 102.7.0 is not working correctly or has wrong built in defaults. When creating a new email the (To field) does not look in the contacts file for email address starting with those entered characters to give you a choice to select from. This was standard function of older version of Thunderbird. Even after manual entering (TO field) the just entered email address is not being automatically added to the contact list like previous TB versions did. This is a real show stopper.

Asked by jjbarbish 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jjbarbish 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Add OpenDocument Mime Types to Thunderbird

Can anyonte tell me how to add the OpenDocument (LibreOffice) mime types to Thunderbird? When I get .odt attachments in my emails, I do not get an option to "Open" the f… (funda kabanzi)

Can anyonte tell me how to add the OpenDocument (LibreOffice) mime types to Thunderbird?

When I get .odt attachments in my emails, I do not get an option to "Open" the file, or to "Choose which application to use" to open the file.

Is there a way to add these mime types? .odt, .ods, .odp, .odg

BTW ... One would think that, with +200 million LibreOffice users worldwide, these mime types would be part of the default mimes added to Thunderbird along with the others. It would send the notion that Thunderbird supports the open document formats as well as proprietary formats.

Thanks for any help with this.

Thunderbird v.102.7.0 / MageiaLinux8

Asked by Marc Paré 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Marc Paré 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule