Does Firefox use something in Google services?

I stopped using Chrome a while ago and I use, ahem, Bing for searches. Sometimes, when I click on a link I get a "404. That’s an error. The requested URL was not found … (funda kabanzi)

I stopped using Chrome a while ago and I use, ahem, Bing for searches. Sometimes, when I click on a link I get a "404. That’s an error. The requested URL was not found on this server. That’s all we know." while using Firefox. I copy the link and paste it into the browser Edge and the site comes up no problem. Does firefox used a cached version of Google while Edge does not? Is there a way to resolve this?

I decided to stop using Google some time ago so made the full time change to Firefox and a different search engine. A tad bothersome that Google is still there. Not really interested in going to MS Edge...

Asked by mojotre 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 umzuzu odlule

Message filters work manually, but not automatically. This is new.

Yesterday i did some maintenance of my inbox. Basically, rearranged a few folders (directories), eliminated some, etc. After ascertaining everything was working, I ran Th… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday i did some maintenance of my inbox. Basically, rearranged a few folders (directories), eliminated some, etc. After ascertaining everything was working, I ran Thundefix (as a preventative). Again, everything seems fine.

Today, my inbox is flooded with messages, which the filters didn't route. So I went into the message filters, clicked edit, the ran the filter and it worked. Great I thought, a minor inconvenience but not the end of the world (although I've probably got 200 filters). Anyway, I did a few more as new email came in (figuring if kept plugging away and 'updating' the filters eventually I'll get done). So to recap, 'update' of a filter is just me clicking on the rule, clicking edit, then save and exiting because the rules are exactly as I made them, and when I click run manually, the filter rule works and the message is routed appropriately.

Here's the rub. Later today, more messages arrived for filters I have already done. Weird thing is, they're not working. However, if I go into message filters and select run manually, it works perfectly. It's just not automatically. Anyway, as you can imagine, it's driving me batty.

Help gratefully appreciated. Note, been running Thunderbird for years. This is new behavior. -- Cheers, John

Asked by jbeech 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Matt 3 imizuzu edlule

No Saving or Restoring of Windows and Tabs, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

I have posed this question under "Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems," and under "Other," and have not gotten a single response. So I am trying it … (funda kabanzi)

I have posed this question under "Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems," and under "Other," and have not gotten a single response. So I am trying it again here.

This is a major glitch, and I am surprised that no one else is dealing with it too!

Is there anyone who works for Mozilla who monitors these forums who can help?
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After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- I have cleared all my cache before quitting and restarting.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 4 imizuzu edlule

Firefox Nightly on Dell optiplex 745 Windows 10 latest update: Videos arte black, only previews work. Safe Mode works, removing UBlock Origin does not.

Why did this begin with the latest Windows update? How can I fix it? Web is unusable without the adv blocker. Edge and 745 with older windows preview are not affected … (funda kabanzi)

Why did this begin with the latest Windows update? How can I fix it? Web is unusable without the adv blocker. Edge and 745 with older windows preview are not affected

Asked by Ben 27 imizuzu edlule

Last reply by cor-el 13 imizuzu edlule

Google Calendar No Longer Loads on Firefox

Suddenly, Firefox won't load Google Calendar. I see the template, but the items on the calendar won't load. I know it's not the calendar itself because it loads fine in C… (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly, Firefox won't load Google Calendar. I see the template, but the items on the calendar won't load. I know it's not the calendar itself because it loads fine in Chrome and on all my android devices. I made sure all the add-ons were taken off. I refreshed. I cleared the cache. Erased history. Nothing worked.

I finally gave up, backed up all my bookmarks, and deleted Firefox. I downloaded it fresh and installed it again. Same problem! The calendar won't load. I found others complaining, but no one had a solution.

Not to be a conspiracy theorist, but a friend told me this was part of a "browser war" and Firefox would no longer support a variety of sites and apps. Is that true? Or do you have a solution.

Asked by rkoreto 3 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 20 imizuzu edlule

Sync when upgrading to new computer

On my old computer - Linux Mint 19 with current Firefox installed, I had enabled an account and set a master password. Now I'm upgrading to a new computer. Firefox does n… (funda kabanzi)

On my old computer - Linux Mint 19 with current Firefox installed, I had enabled an account and set a master password. Now I'm upgrading to a new computer. Firefox does not recognize the old master password. I found the setting to enable a new account password, but through the multiple jumps needed to get this set up, it frequently locks me out for 15 minutes. You encouraged saving passwords in Firefox. Switching the method for storing the passwords between versions and then having frequent 15 minute lockouts will make me abandon this platform. I don't have time for this. I do have my passwords backed up, but there is no where in Firefox that I can see in the passwords section to import from Firefox. I'm very disappointed.

Asked by davismbagpiper 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 21 imizuzu edlule

Firefox 84.0.2 not playing embedded Youtube videos.

Getting errors messages like; An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: esTXxYqBr25ETVYS) Tried resetting FF, clearing cache and cookies etc. to no avail.… (funda kabanzi)

Getting errors messages like;

An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: esTXxYqBr25ETVYS)

Tried resetting FF, clearing cache and cookies etc. to no avail.

This started about a week ago.

Youtube webpage is working properly, just embedded videos are fubar.

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Asked by audio_downunder 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 27 imizuzu edlule

server imap.gmail has disconnected and error 80004005

Win7 Thunderbird platform, prob error 80004005 Every time I look for Thundebird help I seem to have to log into Firefox which I don’t have it is so confusing, I have so m… (funda kabanzi)

Win7 Thunderbird platform, prob error 80004005 Every time I look for Thundebird help I seem to have to log into Firefox which I don’t have it is so confusing, I have so many pw’s for mazzilla which are rejected I seem to have to make a new one each time I try to login, anyway my prob is for a long time I have been getting “server imap.gmail has disconnected” I have uninstalled all but my main email address and now I get error 80004005, so I check the SMTP settings box which has listed Google Mail-smtp.gmail.com port 465, and Mail-smtp.gmail.com (default) port 465, also my email address followed by smtp.gmail.com port 587 any help to sort this out will be most appreciated, Robert

Asked by tyler4402 4 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by atErik 31 imizuzu edlule

Faded leftover "burns" after using firefox

I have noticed that after using Firefox for a while when I close it the trace is left of the page I been watching or working in. Mainly it is visible through transparent … (funda kabanzi)

I have noticed that after using Firefox for a while when I close it the trace is left of the page I been watching or working in. Mainly it is visible through transparent windows (visibility stays after the Firefox window has been closed) and when the desktop background is changed to a dark blueish colour I can clearly see the faded Firefox page. Restarting PC changes nothing, the faded trace stays. It clears out after not using Firefox for a quite while. I really enjoy and prefer using Firefox to other browsers but this problem has been annoying me for a some time already. Any suggestions for fixes ?

Asked by Kobayashi.Kenji92 12 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 35 imizuzu edlule

Recieving 403 messages on 2 websites that are used often.

All of a sudden - Both of these websites below give me 403 errors. I cleared the CACHE, rebooted, checked the other settings - Nothing has been changed and I have the mo… (funda kabanzi)

All of a sudden - Both of these websites below give me 403 errors. I cleared the CACHE, rebooted, checked the other settings - Nothing has been changed and I have the most recent FF version installed - 84.0.2 Also both of these can be accessed from any other browser - so it must be a FF issue.

I have used both sites for a long time with no access issues.

https://www.abmp.com/ and https://coursera.org/

All help appreciated! JM

Asked by jm201905 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 42 imizuzu edlule

Viewing special prices on manufacturer's website.

Hard to explain why I am asking here, but here goes: I am a reseller and use different sources. One of our vendor's websites is showing me retail pricing after I login. … (funda kabanzi)

Hard to explain why I am asking here, but here goes:

I am a reseller and use different sources. One of our vendor's websites is showing me retail pricing after I login. Our special prices used to (and are supposed) be visible. If you don't log in, no prices are visible. My sales rep asked IT, who said to clear cache and cookies. And again today, he said it is on my end, not theirs.

Of course, that doesn't solve the problem. Do not even know where to begin.

Win10 Firefox 84.0.2 ABP

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 49 imizuzu edlule

set "print with system dialog" as default

dear ladies and gentlemen, Firefox has been delivered with the new print dialog since version 82. I have to print around a hundred PDF files at work (usually only the fir… (funda kabanzi)

dear ladies and gentlemen,

Firefox has been delivered with the new print dialog since version 82.

I have to print around a hundred PDF files at work (usually only the first page of the document). The new print dialog means that there is a lot more work for me here.

Is it possible to set the "old" system print dialog by default or to instruct firefox to always print only the first page of the document by default?

Asked by Bruce Wayne 22 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 54 imizuzu edlule

Background image

How to add background image to default Firefox homepage and new tab page in windows 10? The present default is showing just white color in background....I want to add my… (funda kabanzi)

How to add background image to default Firefox homepage and new tab page in windows 10? The present default is showing just white color in background....I want to add my custom background image(not a solid color) to it like chrome browser.

Asked by dudam_851932 21 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 56 imizuzu edlule

Can't move bookmarks in "more bookmarks" menu

As you can see in attached GIFs, bookmarks in superior bookmark bar can be moved easily just as should be, but in additional bookmark field they can't be moved at all. I … (funda kabanzi)

As you can see in attached GIFs, bookmarks in superior bookmark bar can be moved easily just as should be, but in additional bookmark field they can't be moved at all. I try to move them, but there is no "insert here" line appearing, and after I release my left mouse button it somehow opens the bookmark the cursor was on at the release moment. No matter fullscreen or windowed mode. I have custom "animated Codama" theme and some add-ons like "Midnight Lizard" and "uBlock", but disabling any of them doesn't help. Any ideas?

Asked by Interfixx 22 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

copy/paste

I sometimes copy and paste things from websites onto word documents. I like to keep the same style font/spacing/etc. when I do. When I use Chrome or Explorer or Edge the … (funda kabanzi)

I sometimes copy and paste things from websites onto word documents. I like to keep the same style font/spacing/etc. when I do. When I use Chrome or Explorer or Edge the font and spacing stays the way it looks on the webpage, when I use Firefox it changes to the default (Times New Roman, double spaced, etc.). If I use "Merge Fonts" it only pastes to what the last thing I typed looked like (not what I want), and if I start a new document and paste something there, it's back to the default settings. Is there anyway to get this working the way I want it, or am I going to have to go back to a different browser for this particular issue?

Asked by psinett 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

Logins and Passwords

My logins and passwords keep getting removed. I have to go and place a copy of the key4, logins, and logins.json back into the folder. Every few days the logins and passw… (funda kabanzi)

My logins and passwords keep getting removed. I have to go and place a copy of the key4, logins, and logins.json back into the folder. Every few days the logins and passwords shows no synced logins found.

Asked by jimmabry 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

stored password security in firefox

I just installed Brave, and clicked on "Import settings & bookmarks", then chose Firefox from a popup list Without typing my password, or doing anything else, Brave t… (funda kabanzi)

I just installed Brave, and clicked on "Import settings & bookmarks", then chose Firefox from a popup list

Without typing my password, or doing anything else, Brave then instantly imported all of the saved passwords that I had stored in Firefox. I can now view all of my most secret saved passwords of Firefox... in Brave

This makes me wonder, if Brave can instantly import (and display in clear text) all of my Firefox saved passwords, couldn't any other rogue app do exactly the same?

Shouldn't they be stored in an encrypted format, at least?

Am I missing something or are the passwords wide open that Firefox saves?

Asked by stuff3 20 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

Menu Font Size

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) on Win 10 Pro and the menu font size and toolbar icons are minuscule, even on my 32" monitor. I found a fix for this same problem in Th… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) on Win 10 Pro and the menu font size and toolbar icons are minuscule, even on my 32" monitor.

I found a fix for this same problem in Thunderbird, but I don't see any way to make the menu fonts and toolbar icons bigger in Firefox. This has nothing to do with web sites, just the menu/bookmarks, toolbar icons, etc.

Thank you.

Asked by Bogey62 2 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

browser.translation.bing.apiKeyOverride

Hello, on Firefox I want to activate browser.translation.bing.apiKeyOverride, on site https://portal.azure.com how I can receive browser.translation.bing.apiKeyOverride, … (funda kabanzi)

Hello, on Firefox I want to activate browser.translation.bing.apiKeyOverride, on site https://portal.azure.com how I can receive browser.translation.bing.apiKeyOverride, can you help? Thank you.

P.S. From page https://wiki.mozilla.org/QA/Translation I use J5dY1fzkZwQP2Mq56ssXFF/G0dwrscNmCjSgaxl0CNE= and TestFirefox and I receive error.

Asked by 5264859 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule