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FF-warning after typing in 'about:config' (?)

Just curious,   and wanted to see what   'about:config'   is all about. Then I get this warning,   that immediately scared me off   (see screenshot) As it is in Dutch,   … (funda kabanzi)

Just curious,   and wanted to see what   'about:config'   is all about.
Then I get this warning,   that immediately scared me off   (see screenshot)
As it is in Dutch,   I'll translate:

This may be in breach of your guarantee conditions   !
Altering these elaborate prefences may damage the stability, safety and performance of this application.  Only proceed if you know what you're doing.

Show this warning the next time.

I'll be careful,   I promise.

a)   No;   I don't know what I'm doing   .........
b)   I get intimidated very easily and this sure scares me   ........

Can anybody reassure me   ?
Cheers,
Happy112

Asked by Happy112 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by John99 4 iminyaka edlule

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Netflix Issue

Hi, Since yesterday (August 19, 2016) Netflix stop working and I get a message at the top of the page saying "Firefox is installing components needed to play audio or vid… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, Since yesterday (August 19, 2016) Netflix stop working and I get a message at the top of the page saying "Firefox is installing components needed to play audio or video, please try again later". I just called Netflix support and they say that recently they stop using Silverlight and moved to HTML5, they advised me to update Firefox to the latest version, I was running on 47.0.1 but now after installing the update I'm running on 48.0.1 but still get the same error message. I can watch Netflix with Internet Explorer but not with Firefox anymore! For years was working fine I am wondering what's going on, can you help?

Asked by Adrianva 3 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox browser hijacked by Speedbit Search

I recently refreshed Firefox browser & found it had been taken over by Speedbit Search. When I have been using Google and then pressed the Home button to return to th… (funda kabanzi)

I recently refreshed Firefox browser & found it had been taken over by Speedbit Search. When I have been using Google and then pressed the Home button to return to the Firefox homepage this was when I found Speedbit Search homepage. So I have been unable to access my Firefox bookmarks, passwords, history. I refreshed again and got back the Firefox homepage without the bookmarks and saved passwords, but I think Speedbit is still on the computer. Thank you, nick8000

Asked by nick8000 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 3 iminyaka edlule

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What is moz-extension and what purpose does it serve (Firefox v48.0)?

I have set Firefox v48.0 to not record history in order to effectively achieve private browsing and thus enhance privacy. The only thing that now appears in History is a… (funda kabanzi)

I have set Firefox v48.0 to not record history in order to effectively achieve private browsing and thus enhance privacy. The only thing that now appears in History is a "moz-extension" in the following format: moz-extension://f111111b1-1111-1fae-1111-ef11111d11be/background.html. I've replaced each of the figures by a "1" so as to simply illustrate the structure. I don't know and have not been able to find out just what the moz-extension is and what purpose it serves here. Thanks heaps.

Asked by RHills 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by RHills 3 iminyaka edlule

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My restore session tab is greyed out and i can't get my tabs back. HELP!

Okay, so I'm gonna start with this. My Lenovo laptop is only a year old, yet it's pretty corrupted by this program called Royal Raid[another question for another time] bu… (funda kabanzi)

Okay, so I'm gonna start with this. My Lenovo laptop is only a year old, yet it's pretty corrupted by this program called Royal Raid[another question for another time] but to get to the point. Every time Mozilla has a not responding page, it either closes itself when it's bad or gets back from it. But this time, it was something that I had come across before but can't seem to solve. So see, one of my pages wasn't responding to a script[i'm not a tech guru, i don't know what that is, sorry] so I tried to press the stop script button to get back to my YouTube video. Then Mozilla stopped responding, but the sound from my video kept playing.[ A common problem i have, no biggie, right? Wrong.] I tried closing it. It wouldn't. Then the whole "close it or wait" tab came up and i closed it. But even then, i could still hear the sound from my video on YouTube STILL playing. Like i said, this happened to me before. I muted and waited until it stopped. When it did, i was pressing the Mozilla icon a LOT. [So much that i had tabs come up three separate times!] So then, i waited until all the tabs came, closed every one of them except the first, then waited. The homepage came up. Although i was confused i went to the menu and pressed Reopen closed windows which usually replaced my restore session tab since it never worked anymore, and it always brought back my tabs. Problem solved? Nope. Instead, it opened my OTHER closed tabs that i had closed WHILE trying to get my session back. Please don't tell me I'm screwed because i have stuff for school that i had on that session and i REALLY NEED IT! Please help. [P.S. like the title says my restore session tab has been grayed out. And not just now. I mean for a while]

Asked by VictoryO 3 iminyaka edlule

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How do I get rid of the message "A web page is slowing down your browser, what do you want to do, wait or stop it"?

IT ONLY APPEARS IN FIREFOX WHEN OPENING UP CHARTER.NET FOR MY EMAIL CHARTER DISAVOWS ANY PROBLEM FROM THEIR END. IE IS OK. THANKS. JOHN … (funda kabanzi)

IT ONLY APPEARS IN FIREFOX WHEN OPENING UP CHARTER.NET FOR MY EMAIL CHARTER DISAVOWS ANY PROBLEM FROM THEIR END. IE IS OK. THANKS. JOHN

Asked by BOZONY 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Greg_Beau 3 iminyaka edlule

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Stumped/ Firefox latest crashes every 32 minutes, reboots shortly after by itself

Windows 10, all drivers up to date, latest version Firefox, only compatible addons running up to date, plugins all latest up to date Doesn't matter, 1 tab open or my usua… (funda kabanzi)

Windows 10, all drivers up to date, latest version Firefox, only compatible addons running up to date, plugins all latest up to date Doesn't matter, 1 tab open or my usual 25+, after 32 or so minutes Firefox crashes quietly, closes slowly (I monitor memory and clean cache), then reboots itself after another 10+ seconds. I configged it to default hold extra cache (20) to try to help, no luck. Most sites operate fine on my tabs although like always memory usage creeps up slightly. But just now, to crash with only ONE tab open and sometimes linking and opening just 1 more from my email, STILL crashed. Strange. Never happened before WIN 10 and the update from maybe Firefox 44 to 48.

Asked by lepiane 3 iminyaka edlule

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I have tried all of the suggestions in my Vista system to solve the problem Yahoo Search Page without success. It just comes back on restart. What can I do?

I have read and tried all of the suggestions I could find in help to get rid of the automatic Yahoo default search engine. I even went into about:config and deleted whate… (funda kabanzi)

I have read and tried all of the suggestions I could find in help to get rid of the automatic Yahoo default search engine. I even went into about:config and deleted whatever I could find that had the word Yahoo in it without any success. What can I do to kill this search engine in Firefox? To me this was a frustrating search engine that was not very good in the first place before the changes in their company in my opinion.

I would appreciate any help at this point.

Sgt

Asked by Stanley G Tufts Jr PhD ThD 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Stanley G Tufts Jr PhD ThD 3 iminyaka edlule

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after all troubleshooting, still slow loading and responding

Slow to load and slow response. I have looked and tried all of the suggestions in this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1117368 Still no solution, shou… (funda kabanzi)

Slow to load and slow response. I have looked and tried all of the suggestions in this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1117368

Still no solution, should I re-install older version ? and if so how do I do that ?

Thanks ~Guru~

Asked by computerguru67 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by computerguru67 3 iminyaka edlule

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Adsense and Affiliate Window ads not showing in FF 48.0

Adsense ads and banner ads from affiliate windows are not displaying on my website http://www.essentially-england.com The adsense ads just show empty space, the affiliate… (funda kabanzi)

Adsense ads and banner ads from affiliate windows are not displaying on my website http://www.essentially-england.com The adsense ads just show empty space, the affiliate banners a little empty square where the creative should be. It works fine in Edge.

Using FF48.0 / Windows 10

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks you.

Asked by SueMarchant 3 iminyaka edlule

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Refresh did not fix startgo123 hijack

Have followed ALL suggestions from the web to remove this hijack with no luck. I then refreshed Firefox (v48.0) and even the default is still hijacked. Newtab always end… (funda kabanzi)

Have followed ALL suggestions from the web to remove this hijack with no luck. I then refreshed Firefox (v48.0) and even the default is still hijacked. Newtab always ends up with startgo123.com.

If I restart FF with all add-ons disabled, it's OK, but there are NO extensions or add-ons installed that I don't know about. All were installed by me some time ago.

Please help. I am going crazy trying to solve this.

No malware scans find this, no supposed programs to fix it can find it. Where can it be hiding?

Asked by tomtp 4 iminyaka edlule

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Can't view instagram pictures embedded in websites.

So, whenever I go to websites(like someecards, etc) and there are embedded images from Instagram, I can't see the pictures, only blank squares with a clickable descriptio… (funda kabanzi)

So, whenever I go to websites(like someecards, etc) and there are embedded images from Instagram, I can't see the pictures, only blank squares with a clickable description underneath it. I can view the pix fine on Instagram(or sometimes if someone shares Instagram pix on FB, I can see them fine there, too.) Just not embedded.

Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by DystopiaGrrl 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jokke20 3 iminyaka edlule

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How to disable web push notifications in Firefox?

Hi, how to completly remove/disable web push notifications in Firefox? about:config > dom.push.enabled > false Not help with notif sent from "cdn . sendpulse . com… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

how to completly remove/disable web push notifications in Firefox?

about:config > dom.push.enabled > false

Not help with notif sent from "cdn . sendpulse . com"

demo here "thebadbuzz . com" (see attached screenshot).

The only alternative i have find is to block "sendpulse" using Adblock Plus.

Thank you.

Asked by smed79 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 3 iminyaka edlule

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Mozilla Firefox Black Screen on https://domain.opendns.com/ads.rubiconproject.com

While inside the SAFE MODE version of Mozilla Firefox 48.0 on Windows 10-64 bit with hardware acceleration turned off in Firefox the page https://domain.opendns.com/ads.r… (funda kabanzi)

While inside the SAFE MODE version of Mozilla Firefox 48.0 on Windows 10-64 bit with hardware acceleration turned off in Firefox the page https://domain.opendns.com/ads.rubiconproject.com displays black. This happens on many other pages I simply picked one randomly to illustrate it. It shouldn't be necessary since I'm in safe mode to say that I also disabled hardware acceleration in flash player and that I also tried turning off protected mode in flash. It also shouldn't be necessary to say that I'm on the latest video driver since I'm using Windows 10 but I will say that I am on version 368.81 of nVidia's latest release as of this posting.

Asked by Ron 4 iminyaka edlule

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can't add yahoo toolbar to firefox 48. Any suggestions would be appreciated

Have researched how to add yahoo toolbar to Firefox 48 but have had no success. Tried what was suggested for 44 but nothing is working. Yahoo toolbar makes navigating dif… (funda kabanzi)

Have researched how to add yahoo toolbar to Firefox 48 but have had no success. Tried what was suggested for 44 but nothing is working. Yahoo toolbar makes navigating different sites so much easier. Need suggestion on how to load Yahoo toolbar with add ons for youtube, amazon, ebay, etc..

Asked by AlpineTX 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 4 iminyaka edlule

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firefox version 48 is the latest that will run, after update to higher versions it will no longer run on win10

About a week ago I could no longer open firefox (my standard browser) I could not find what causes the problem. Firefox would appear in 'task manager' but not on the scre… (funda kabanzi)

About a week ago I could no longer open firefox (my standard browser)

I could not find what causes the problem. Firefox would appear in 'task manager' but not on the screen to start using it.

I came across an old version of firefox in my downloads and installed this.

I now have found out that the latest working version for me is 48.0.2. I also tried the nightly version 52 but it didn't work neither. Currently I am running 48.0.2 after the auto-update I will no longer be able to use firefox and will have to reinstall 48.0.2

I am using a desktop version of Windows 10 Pro / 64-bit / Dutch version On: i5-4670 cpu @ 3.4Ghz / 8Gb RAM

Asked by beedeew 3 iminyaka edlule

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How can I stop videos from automatically starting (autoplay)?

Every web page with video / audio content begins to autoplay (at the vid's highest volume) approximately 5 seconds after opening the page. I could disable this in Safari … (funda kabanzi)

Every web page with video / audio content begins to autoplay (at the vid's highest volume) approximately 5 seconds after opening the page. I could disable this in Safari and Chromium, but see no option to disable the 'Autoplay' feature in Firefox. Worse, there are no plug-ins or extensions available that will allow this to be done. If you have had success disabling this annoying 'feature' (it's not a 'bug,' right?), please advise how it was done so that I may rid myself of these annoying vids. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Dr_Know 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 3 iminyaka edlule

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Updating Nightly reverts to regular, non-Nightly Firefox

I've been forced to switch to Firefox Nightly because latest updates automatically disable some addons that I need and can't replace. Fair enough. Today, when my Nightly … (funda kabanzi)

I've been forced to switch to Firefox Nightly because latest updates automatically disable some addons that I need and can't replace. Fair enough. Today, when my Nightly 48.0 updated to 48.3 I was prompted that the "partial update" didn't work and it'd go for the full download. That one installs flawlessly; and when I restart Firefox, to my surprise I see that the Firefox icon is red again and I'm told that "some addons are unsigned and have been disabled".

Of course, this means I'm going to install my 48.0 Nightly again and temporarily disable automatic updates until we find out what the fox is happening here and how to solve this problem. I'm not knowledgeable enough of Firefox's insides to do this by myself.

EDIT: It isn't Nightly, it's Unbranded 48.0 (got them mixed up because Unbranded calls herself Nightly)

Asked by Megamoya 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by John99 3 iminyaka edlule

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I upgraded to Firefox 48 today and now my Bookmarks menu has larger spaces, requiring a lot more scrolling. How do I get the previous bookmark display?

That's it. With larger spacing, Bookmark list is much t a l l e r.

It's a hindrance, not a help. In Firefox 47, bookmark spaces were fine.

Asked by fershlugginer 4 iminyaka edlule

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URL bar drop down length

Hi I have noticed that my URL (Address) Bar when I click the drop down arrow it is rather long at the moment. The history only fills up the top half and the bottom half i… (funda kabanzi)

Hi

I have noticed that my URL (Address) Bar when I click the drop down arrow it is rather long at the moment. The history only fills up the top half and the bottom half is just blank.

Now I had this awhile back and someone here had suggested using STYLISH to control this and it worked great for a long time meaning the drop down was set to a more appropriate length about half a screen worth of drop down just enough to display the history, but yesterday or the day before I noticed I was back into the longer drop down again and when I checked STYLISH it now says nothing effected for the URL category.

So does anyone know if there is a work around to limit the length of the URL Address bar drop down history box as full page for me at least is very irritating

Thanks

Asked by scottish2 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 3 iminyaka edlule