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A few days ago I started to get random popup ads. All of a sudden an ad will op up that says something like "you are at rusk, get Macafee" or "get Norton" etc. The ads p… (funda kabanzi)

A few days ago I started to get random popup ads. All of a sudden an ad will op up that says something like "you are at rusk, get Macafee" or "get Norton" etc. The ads pop up in the center of my screen and are about 20% the size of my screen. I have to click the x to get them to close. Sometimes there is the "don`t show me this again" option at the bottom left but even when I click ok the ads continue to pop up.

I`ve tried a few things but can`t figure it out. I`m retired and not a geek so it can get pretty frustrating pretty quick. I`ve lost my patience to scour through help articles looking for the exact sentence I need.

A step by step tutorial would be nice, thank you. I am using a laptop with windows 8.1. I use Firefox.

Thanks David

Asked by djrobinson2008 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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I want to further increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix t… (funda kabanzi)

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix this to max = "300"?

Asked by lsdoll02 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Mozilla firefox gets disconnected intermittently

Hello My firefox is getting disconnected that lasts for a couple of minutes and then the connection gets restored. It is frequent and has been taking place since a few da… (funda kabanzi)

Hello

My firefox is getting disconnected that lasts for a couple of minutes and then the connection gets restored. It is frequent and has been taking place since a few days ago. The problem is only in Mozilla Firefox and all the other software tools are well connected to the internet. I tried to fix the problem by refreshing the firefox and then uninstalled it and re-installed it but the issue remains.

I would appreciate any help.

Cordially

Houman

Asked by hoomangurbani 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by hoomangurbani 1 unyaka odlule

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Missing Bookmarks folders

I accidentally delted two folders from my Bookmarks file, and I can't find them. I've done everything the forums suggest at least twice, but they're still gone. At this p… (funda kabanzi)

I accidentally delted two folders from my Bookmarks file, and I can't find them. I've done everything the forums suggest at least twice, but they're still gone. At this point, I just need to know if they're gone forever or if there really is a way to get them back. I got them in a JSON file but it's all hireoglyphics and is no help.

Asked by claycoppedge 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Previous session not correctly closed

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs while I … (funda kabanzi)

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs

while I still have Firefox 95.0.2 from 12/20/2021 Firefox 54.0.01 from 8/19/2017 Firefox 61.0.01 from 7/30/2018 Over time newer versions accumulate & I've been told not to try to uninstall any of the older versions as it may crash ALL versions


it happened I think sometime after closing a normal session ... I was trying to clear out everything (junk & temp files etc.) as I normally do when using CCleaner then a message said Previous session not correctly closed a message said Firefox is still running do you want to force it to close" I said yes...then it said "its taking a long time to close... do you want to force it to close? I said yes... this happens occasionally & with EDGE as well...but usually there's no problems afterwards

btw: I'm using [Windows 8.1] & after several attempts at restarting Firefox...with different 'fixes' including using safemode... I did a computer restart ... & I did a regular profile backup last time 12/16/21 so as a last resort it may help...but I'm afraid to try to mess with it

anyway...then I was trying to look up solutions & for those of us who are not tech savvy..there's too much info & too may options & links & they lead to new articles like using about:config & browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash & restoring sessions etc which just gets confusing I copied raw data to clipboard (which is a million pages) & then copied text to clipboard (not as bad...but it may help someone to help me....

hopefully someone can straighten this out for me... I'm worn out trying to figure it out myself thanks

Asked by firefoxylady 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a dupl… (funda kabanzi)

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a duplication. Thanks Bill

Asked by Kestrel-1 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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bookmarks

My 'Other Bookmarks' used to open on the left of the screen. Now they appear on the right hand side. How do I get them back to the left hand side please. The toolbar is … (funda kabanzi)

My 'Other Bookmarks' used to open on the left of the screen. Now they appear on the right hand side. How do I get them back to the left hand side please. The toolbar is ok and the regular drop down is ok.

Asked by digbyquigly 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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How to restore old firefox look (before 89)

I hate new firefox 89 looks. I can tolerate buttons. I can even tolerate ugly frameless tabs. But I will not tolerate bookmarks that are twice as fat as before. This is w… (funda kabanzi)

I hate new firefox 89 looks. I can tolerate buttons. I can even tolerate ugly frameless tabs. But I will not tolerate bookmarks that are twice as fat as before. This is waste of space. Before I was able to see all my bookmarks from bookmark menu on screen. Now they are superfat and I have to scroll constantly in every sub-folder. Am I supposed to buy 4k screen now just because devs decided to make everything big like in touch-screen computers, even for mouse and keyboard users? Why is there no compact view anymore, only normal and superfat touch mode?

Is there any easy way, preference or something to restore old thin look? I googled topic and found some info about css styles but it includes too much of interfering with browser for me to do it. I want easy and permanent solution.

Asked by Piterk 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 unyaka odlule

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Replacing installed extension (shortcuts?) into menu bar

I was hoping to re-order the extension icons in my menu bar but it seems like that can't be done (akin to how open tabs can just be re-ordered), so I figured the best thi… (funda kabanzi)

I was hoping to re-order the extension icons in my menu bar but it seems like that can't be done (akin to how open tabs can just be re-ordered), so I figured the best thing to do was to remove them and re-populate the menu bar with them in the desired order.

So I didn't uninstall them, but removed them from the menu bar, thinking I could then just put them back in the order I'd like, but I'm not seeing any way to re-insert their icons/shortcuts into the menu bar. Even once they're completely uninstalled and re-installed, they no longer seem to go into the menu bar as per usual, as if they've been earmarked as not belonging there regardless of a whole new re-install.

In brief: Is there any way to get the icon/shortcut for installed extensions back into the menu bar once they've been removed from there?

Thanks for your time.

Asked by reay.jespersen 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule

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SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE can't reach my AOL mail box

Hello, can anyone help me because I am getting the "SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" message every time I try to connect to AOL mail and only on this site... I have been using Fi… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, can anyone help me because I am getting the "SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" message every time I try to connect to AOL mail and only on this site... I have been using Firefox on Windows 8 with confidence for a long time, and do not wish to change. Is it still possible to exchange emails with a minimum of security, without being flooded with spam? A big thank you to the one who found a solution and wants to communicate it to me! Jean

Asked by jjdubreuil 1 unyaka odlule

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Search text not showing up in search bar of homepage, only address bar.

Title should describe the problem, search function text appears now in the address bar, and not in the text field of the home page when I'm typing it. Very difficult to g… (funda kabanzi)

Title should describe the problem, search function text appears now in the address bar, and not in the text field of the home page when I'm typing it.

Very difficult to get used to.

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Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 unyaka odlule

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site gamigo,desert operations keeps trying to connect.My anti virus stops it but i just want them to stop.

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a… (funda kabanzi)

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a long time ago.I stopt,deleted my account but they keep attacing several times a day.I,ll be gratefull with any help\advise about this.i tryed acsessing the page sourse and i think i,ve only made it worse.

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