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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 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Youtube gives problem on Firefox, but not on Opera. Solutions?

when I type a comment on youtube, the text often "lags", the letters appear all together after a while, if I try to send the comment I get an error, and if I try to subsc… (funda kabanzi)

when I type a comment on youtube, the text often "lags", the letters appear all together after a while, if I try to send the comment I get an error, and if I try to subscribe a channel I cannot, instead I get prompted to login while I am already logged. This is going for months, right now the only fix seems to switch to Opera... Can you guys provide solutions to this?

Asked by marcus.aseth 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 iminyaka edlule

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Can't save logon information or create a primary password

On 84.0.2 on OSx. Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another brows… (funda kabanzi)

On 84.0.2 on OSx.

Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another browser into Lockwise prompts a request to set a primary password first. Attempting to set a primary password (which is currently not set), yields the error message "Unable to change primary password."

Asked by aedes.ag 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by aedes.ag 1 unyaka odlule

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session files stop updating, open session is not fresh!

There is a problem that has haunted me for many years, regardless of the versions of firefox, the bottom line is that when I close the browser after a long work, and open… (funda kabanzi)

There is a problem that has haunted me for many years, regardless of the versions of firefox, the bottom line is that when I close the browser after a long work, and open it later, an outdated session is restored, 4-5 hours old, and not the last one. Having watched the "sessionstore-backups" folder and its three files, I found that at some point these files simply stop changing, so the next time the browser is opened, the session is not fresh. Why is this happening, I cannot understand why the session files freeze and do not update despite the fact that I continue to work in firefox ??

Asked by vad-athlon 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Chinese language pack gave Japanese Characters

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default… (funda kabanzi)

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default Font is MSYH, the bold characters are JAPANESE STYLE CHINESE CHARACTERS. Maybe it is because in your font-config, ja-JP is former to zh-CN, please fix it.

Asked by 1900011604 2 iminyaka edlule

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How to fix YouTube channel header?

I have a problem with YouTube looking in Firefox. When I go to any channel, the header of the channel is not displayed at all, together with its content, i.e. the name of… (funda kabanzi)

I have a problem with YouTube looking in Firefox. When I go to any channel, the header of the channel is not displayed at all, together with its content, i.e. the name of the channel, banner, links, etc. I checked the code by examining the element and I found something like that

  1. header, #search-pva, #premium-yva, #feedmodule-PRO, #video-masthead, #watch-buy-urls, #sub-frame-error, #main-frame-error, #watch7-sidebar-ads, #feed-pyv-container, #shelf-pyv-container, #watch-branded-actions, #watch-channel-brand-div, #homepage-chrome-side-promo, #watch-channel-brand-div-text {
   display: none !important;

}

when I unchecked display none, I saw everything normally after refreshing the page as well. I restarted my browser and didn't see the header again. Someone knows how to fix it, because what if it is a bit disturbing and irritating when you can't see it. You can see everything normally in Chrome. I don't want to use Chrome because I don't like it and this browser sucks in my opinion. Thank you for your help on the screen below :)

Asked by djkondzio 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by djkondzio 1 unyaka odlule

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bookmark star missing

I know how to bookmark a page- what I want to know is how to restore the bookmark star in the address bar (I accidentally removed it). I KNOW that you can bookmark a page… (funda kabanzi)

I know how to bookmark a page- what I want to know is how to restore the bookmark star in the address bar (I accidentally removed it). I KNOW that you can bookmark a page by clicking the 3 dots at the end of the address bar and using the drop down menu, etc, or key commands.

BUT- I want to RESTORE the star that easily and quickly allowed you to bookmark a page. All other answers to this same question seem to only tell people alternate ways to bookmark a page. I don't need that. I need to know how to restore bookmark star to address bar. Thanks! my firefox ver is 84.0.1 64bit

Asked by aaronhicklinpause 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 unyaka odlule

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is it safe to delete "app.normandy" in about:config? It over rides Do Not Install Studies preferences.

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate … (funda kabanzi)

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate in any study. Under Privacy and Security > Firefox Data Collection and Use, I unchecked the box to DISALLOW studies. ~ I am NOT enrolled in any study according to about:studies ~

--> How can I stop this? Can I delete all these "app.normandy."options in the about:config window without breaking the browser? Or do I set all or some to False? I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

~ The bigger question: Why is Firefox is inserting these 'studies' surreptiously irregardless of the options I set? ~

I deliberately stopped installing upgrades after v.84 to avoid problems caused by unannounced changes to functionality and the interface. Especially after the terrible changes to the print function which I encountered using another computer. But this disruptive, unwanted Print experiment appeared on this PC, despite not updating.

Thank you to the helpful moderators who can identify which about:config options we can change to false to roll back changes. However, it is not beneficial to make us waste hours to hunt these down.


"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Profile migration FF Rapid Release 84.x to ESR 78.6.x (Offline)

Dear all, I am planning a move towards the Firefox ESR 78.6.x. Currently my customer is using the Firefox Rapid Release 84.x and need your help with the profile migration… (funda kabanzi)

Dear all,

I am planning a move towards the Firefox ESR 78.6.x. Currently my customer is using the Firefox Rapid Release 84.x and need your help with the profile migration. The customer has a very isolated on-premises environment and does not allow the users to login into a Firefox-Account. Therefore the settings for Cookies, Cache, History and especially Bookmarks are not synched.

Environment details:

  • Enterprise environment with several tausends of clients
  • All clients on Windows 10 Enterprise between 1809 and 20H2
  • All clients have always the newest Firefox installed currently 84.x

This creates a huge challenge to sync this stuff. Therefore I have now identified the following two options:

  1. 1 Allow the downgrade by using the environment variable MOZ_ALLOW_DOWNGRADE on Windows. For this option I am trying to find the real reason why this "Downgrade-Stop" has been implemented in the first place? What risks in detail do I take to allow this downgrade? Has anybody done this before and do you mind to share your experience here? How many issues did you face and how did you remediate the issues?
  1. 2 Hand over the migration to the users. Copy their current profile to their desktop and ask them to import their bookmarks manually. Not preferred by users and I can't even blame them for.

Is there any other way to automatically sync the profiles from 84.x to ESR 78.6.x without user interaction?

Thanks in advance Amir

Asked by LEnS Amir 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by LEnS Amir 1 unyaka odlule

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Why Does Clearing Cache Always Refresh Webpage?

I love having the Clear Cache icon so easily accessible, but why must it also refresh whatever page I am on??? Just now it caused the page to revert to one that had none… (funda kabanzi)

I love having the Clear Cache icon so easily accessible, but why must it also refresh whatever page I am on??? Just now it caused the page to revert to one that had none of the articles on it, I was just looking at! This is supposed to be a helpful feature, not one that screws things up.

Asked by StevenCee 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Pedro 2 iminyaka edlule

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Sometimes when I open some websites, all the fonts are ineligible. It's happen with google tools too.

It's wierd, because when I inspect the element, I can see the right text. And with I close all tabs and open the security firefox, works fine. I Already tested delete all… (funda kabanzi)

It's wierd, because when I inspect the element, I can see the right text.

And with I close all tabs and open the security firefox, works fine.

I Already tested delete all add-ons, anti-virus,...Nothing helped

Asked by Lucas Parra 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Page Range Default

In one of the recent updates the Page Range box is blank. It used to default to '1' but now defaults to nothing. I often just want to print the first page so I want to … (funda kabanzi)

In one of the recent updates the Page Range box is blank. It used to default to '1' but now defaults to nothing. I often just want to print the first page so I want to change this back.

Where is the option to make this the default? Is there a setting or addon I can use to get this back?

Asked by Geoff Medwid 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Facebook and/or firefox issue

All was good until sometime today. FF 84.0.2 W10 up to date. Previously, when browsing FB marketplace, i could send a message about an item for sale. That send messag… (funda kabanzi)

All was good until sometime today. FF 84.0.2 W10 up to date. Previously, when browsing FB marketplace, i could send a message about an item for sale. That send message button is now greyed out. The messenger button on the top right of my screen used to open a dropdown/popup that gave me a summary of my messages. That no longer works. I have been thru all kinds of settings randomly on FF and FB to try and correct the issue but i cannot figure out what is going on. I have tried turning Ublock on and off but that has not helped either. The only access i now have to messenger is to open it separately. I have not changed any FB settings. I did not change any FF settings myself other than trying to find out what could be doing this and exploring ublock for possibilities as that seemed the most likely culprit. Can anyone shed some light on what the issue is.

Asked by callwill 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox Resets on Mac M1 on Reboot

I recently purchased a Mac M1, coming from a Windows / Linux environment. After installing Firefox, it requires an icon on my desktop to run. Then, every time I reboot, … (funda kabanzi)

I recently purchased a Mac M1, coming from a Windows / Linux environment. After installing Firefox, it requires an icon on my desktop to run. Then, every time I reboot, Firefox no longer recognizes me. My pins, history, etc. are all gone and I have to re-organize everything again.

Can you please help?

Asked by jlaurent517 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Security risk with certificate

When I go to https://www.sz-shop.de/ostern, FF tells me that there is a risk "Warnung: Mögliches Sicherheitsrisiko erkannt ... Am wahrscheinlichsten wird das Problem dur… (funda kabanzi)

When I go to https://www.sz-shop.de/ostern, FF tells me that there is a risk

"Warnung: Mögliches Sicherheitsrisiko erkannt ... Am wahrscheinlichsten wird das Problem durch die Website verursacht und Sie können nichts dagegen tun. Sie können den Website-Administrator über das Problem benachrichtigen."

That is what I did. I called that shop and told about that warning. The lady on the phone also went to the address, but she did NOT see that warning. She confirmed that her PC was OUTSIDE of sz-shop.de like mine.

So the problem is a potentially wrong warning? Or how can we explain that I see a warning and other people do not see it?

Asked by firefox jolexin 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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can't logon to two banking sites

I recently couldn't logon to my local online banking site. The thing is, is had been working just fine for years, and then all of sudden stopped working. Upon calling t… (funda kabanzi)

I recently couldn't logon to my local online banking site. The thing is, is had been working just fine for years, and then all of sudden stopped working. Upon calling the bank they said everything looked fine on their end and try using a different browser. I used Chrome (would rather NOT use that browser), and I could logon fine. I found that if I disabled Privacy Possum it worked fine, so, now when I want to logon to my local bank I just disable Privacy Possum and it works. But I don't understand why it all of sudden quit working.

Now I can't logon to my Penfed credit card account. I tried turning off all the extensions, NO help. I went to the Firefox trouble shooting section and refreshed Firefox and did what ever else they said to do like clear ALL my history and cache...still no help. My Penfed had been working just fine until today, and it also comes up fine using Chrome. Is there anything that has changed in Firefox that is blocking my two online banking accounts that you know of?? This seems very strange.

Asked by Runningwolf 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox won't stay downloaded or signed in

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates. On a separate note, when it does actually… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates.

On a separate note, when it does actually stay on my computer over night, it never keeps me signed in to my Firefox account. I have to log in to it daily to have my bookmarks and passwords.

Also, it never remembers the theme I have picked for it. I would love some advice on how to fix this.

I've read through a ton of articles, and I can't seem to find a fix.

Asked by victoria.womble 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Amorain 1 unyaka odlule