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Firefox 98 for Windows

How can I prevent websites from tracking my mouse cursor? I was searching for the question for a long time and couldn't find any answers. Basically. I open a site, I wan… (funda kabanzi)

How can I prevent websites from tracking my mouse cursor? I was searching for the question for a long time and couldn't find any answers.

Basically. I open a site, I want to click on Back or close the tab and it sends a pop up like "wait, don't go!" etc.

Any ideas? I think about extension or option in settings/configs.

I guess like my question is very unique or was skipped by search engines.

I hope for help.

Asked by Thomas 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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PDFs opened using, Windows Default application, Always Ask, fails to occur

The behavior of FireFox saving PDF files has changed. I am using WIN10, FireFox 98.0.1 and have it setup to use windows default application and always ask where to save … (funda kabanzi)

The behavior of FireFox saving PDF files has changed. I am using WIN10, FireFox 98.0.1 and have it setup to use windows default application and always ask where to save for PDFs.

BEFORE the problem: The PDF opens in Acrobat Pro IX. After clicking save I would be asked, where to save. I select the location to save the PDF. Then after this, subsequent PDFs downloaded would be saved to the last saved location. This process would repeat for a new website PDF load and save. This is the behavior I want now.

NOW with the problem: The PDF opens in Acrobat Pro IX. 1. Immediately, after a reboot, the save icon on Adobe is grayed out. I select save as and point to the desired directory. 2. For any subsequent PDF opened, the Adobe save icon is available. Files are saved to the desktop.

Please note I believe I once did get a popup asking where to save and I know I selected desktop.  Since that selection I am no longer asked where to save.

Please note I have looked and tried some of the suggestions at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files#w_choose-a-different-download-folder

but some of this advice needs to be updated for the new FireFox version--ex no JSON file is found at the file location covered in the advice.

I believe this issue started after the last FireFox update. Please help me restore behavior listed above under “BEFORE the problem”. Thanks.

Asked by omega8 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by maxthewildcat 2 iminyaka edlule

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Disable webp crap.

Image url has jpg at the end, when I save, the extension is webp. webp opens as darkened version of the original image in browser. How to disable webp and save normal fie… (funda kabanzi)

Image url has jpg at the end, when I save, the extension is webp. webp opens as darkened version of the original image in browser. How to disable webp and save normal fiel that won't be dark? This olution doesn't work: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1329624 Image saved as jpg still dark, as if it was still webp.

Asked by SF01 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 2 iminyaka edlule

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Offidocs

I've set Downloads, particularly pdfs to open with Acrobat but no matter what I do Offidocs starts. After a long countdown I get a message box that says in essence don't … (funda kabanzi)

I've set Downloads, particularly pdfs to open with Acrobat but no matter what I do Offidocs starts. After a long countdown I get a message box that says in essence don't use Offidocs but I can't get rid of it. Please help!!!

Asked by Michaelsart 2 iminyaka edlule

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Removal of Cut/Copy/Paste menu item breaks functionality on some webpages.

At some point Mozilla removed the Cut, Copy and Paste options in Firefox which breaks functionality on some web-pages. An example is for Ubiquiti's router web interface, … (funda kabanzi)

At some point Mozilla removed the Cut, Copy and Paste options in Firefox which breaks functionality on some web-pages. An example is for Ubiquiti's router web interface, in their terminal, Ctrl-C is the typical Linux kill command, right click is commandeered for a terminal layout configuration menu, and the only way to past text into the webpage is to use the Paste menu item that used to be in the hamburger menu.

There are other web-pages that using the menu item is the only or best way to cut/copy/paste text.

Removal of this feature breaks those web pages.

Asked by Nabeel Rahimpour 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Nabeel Rahimpour 2 iminyaka edlule

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Microsoft Welcome page when browsing internet

When using firefox web browser to visit investors.com, I receive the attached image as the web page. I've been using this website on this browser for months and never ha… (funda kabanzi)

When using firefox web browser to visit investors.com, I receive the attached image as the web page. I've been using this website on this browser for months and never had an issue until today.

Asked by corvinoconnor 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Dropa 2 iminyaka edlule

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You have the wrong information

I had a Firefox account on my phone. I got hacked. So I uninstalled the Firefox app. I got the upgrade for Lookout and added that to my phone. I opened a new Firefox brow… (funda kabanzi)

I had a Firefox account on my phone. I got hacked. So I uninstalled the Firefox app. I got the upgrade for Lookout and added that to my phone. I opened a new Firefox browser on my PC because I was tired of Google and I don't like Bing. I think you are still using my phone account. dawniegirl1973. lt has never been a primary or secondary email for phone or Pc. But you caught the last hacker! I would like an upgrade with Firefox on both PC and phone if I wouldn't have to pay for both devices. Would that cover both PC and phone? They are not linked, but they do share 2 emails and passwords. I also would like VPN, if that would secure my wifi. But I need a network that I can use for all my internet needs. I don't know what all VPN does. Please help me out. I don't know what to do anymore. It's all gotten so confusing. I'm tired of being hacked. Please advice. I trust, you, Firefox and I want you on both devices can we do this?

Asked by dawn 2 iminyaka edlule

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How do I get LIBREOFFICE to work in FF? D/L went fine. It's an AFTER D/L ERROR: requires a 64-bit Java runtime environment (JRE) to perform this task. Please install a JRE. FF won't work with JAVA though. Can't find workaround add-on.

LibreOffice error: LibreOffice requires a 64-bit Java runtime environment (JRE) to perform this task. Please install a JRE and restart LibreOffice. https://hub.libreoff… (funda kabanzi)

LibreOffice error: LibreOffice requires a 64-bit Java runtime environment (JRE) to perform this task. Please install a JRE and restart LibreOffice. https://hub.libreoffice.org/InstallJava/?LOlocale=en-US

I found nothing in FF extensions add-ons to facilitate this program/app. FF won't work with JAVA files but they provided no alternative. LibreOffice is the only free Office-like program/app. that is currently up and working today that I can find on any list I've pulled via browser on the first page or two.

It is so confusing to go to Edge or Chrome to use it - and hard to move things from FF over to Edge to get to LibreOffice - can't follow what I'm doing that way. I want to use FF. I feel safer there.

I don't trust downloading from random sites. Bait and switch for files. Malware. If there are is a trust-worthing d/l workaround pls tell me. I;m not up on them - not in the loop.

I need assistive technology really - this is just a start for me to get organized. You can give me advise on what keeps you swift and organized if you can too. Appreciate that much too. Thanks for any help.

Asked by islander1 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by islander1 2 iminyaka edlule

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prefs.js -- malware inserted

The Firefox prefs.js file was quarantined by avast yesterday. Message indicated malware had infected the file. Now when I click on the Firefox icon the MSN browser come… (funda kabanzi)

The Firefox prefs.js file was quarantined by avast yesterday. Message indicated malware had infected the file. Now when I click on the Firefox icon the MSN browser comes up. How can I get back to using Firefox safely? Can I uninstall Firefox, then re-install it to make the problem go away?

Asked by shfergu 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by James 2 iminyaka edlule

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Problems playing videos.

Certain site show what looks to be Chinese writing in the menu and description. Videos for those site will not play. This just happen today. Is there something going o… (funda kabanzi)

Certain site show what looks to be Chinese writing in the menu and description. Videos for those site will not play. This just happen today. Is there something going on with firefox? what would be the best fix?

Asked by jameswldrn537 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Terry 2 iminyaka edlule

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browser support

I tried going online this morning and was met with an update screen. When I tried to go to any site I was met with a blue dot going back and forth and no other response.… (funda kabanzi)

I tried going online this morning and was met with an update screen. When I tried to go to any site I was met with a blue dot going back and forth and no other response. It didn't matter which site I tried, it wouldn't connect with any of them. Thinking it might be a problem with my isp, I tried through Edge and was able to connect with the sites. I did try reloading Foxfire and restarting my computer, bur neither seemed to have any effect. And yet I'm able to connect to Mozilla, go figure.

Asked by jeffgoertz 2 iminyaka edlule

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Recover "Recently Closed Windows/Tabs" Information

Just now, after a massive and catastrophic SUPER-MELTDOWN-crash that arbitrarily decided to absolutely murder my day, ALL my tabs and windows and ALL history of "Recently… (funda kabanzi)

Just now, after a massive and catastrophic SUPER-MELTDOWN-crash that arbitrarily decided to absolutely murder my day, ALL my tabs and windows and ALL history of "Recently Closed" tabs and windows is gone!

THIS IS COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE!

What is the reason for the existence of a SYNC feature if it isn't to MAKE SURE that a record of open tabs and windows is SECURELY maintained no matter how many times the application crashes, so that AT ALL TIMES, this information is kept INTACT, regardless of the state of the end users device? That is BY FAR the most important part of the sync feature! Are you telling me that there is no backup process of that information?

This is the kind of thing I never expected from you guys at Mozilla. I've been using Firefox for MANY years because I trust what you do. Today that trust has been SEVERELY and BRUTALLY wounded, most likely beyond repair...

I need you to fix this...

I need you to recover that information for me and I need you to make sure that what just happened could never, ever happen again unless God himself caused every digital storage unit on earth to disintegrate.

Asked by arex86 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox "remembering" deleted history and logins

Hi there, I'm hoping someone can help with this. I recently signed into a shared computer with my personal Firefox account, and it automatically imported all my history, … (funda kabanzi)

Hi there, I'm hoping someone can help with this. I recently signed into a shared computer with my personal Firefox account, and it automatically imported all my history, my browser extensions, and bookmarks, including personal/secure information that I wouldn't want on a shared computer. I tried signing out and deleting the sites and login information, even going so far as to completely delete all of my browsing history and cookies and signing in with another account, but all the supposedly deleted history and logins and extensions were then transferred to this second account. I have deleted all my data, even uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, and all the data from my personal account keeps haunting me as suggestions when I type in the task bar or suggested usernames when I log in to websites. How can I actually delete this information so it's not on a shared computer? Thank you!

Asked by uefhkl 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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How to request a change AKA contact Firefox / Mozilla itself?

Where or to whom can I send a request / recommendation / beg to get the Firefox browser actually to change something? I know what the community will say -- asked and ans… (funda kabanzi)

Where or to whom can I send a request / recommendation / beg to get the Firefox browser actually to change something? I know what the community will say -- asked and answered. And no disrespect to the community at all -- it's very valuable and has been helpful to me -- but I am interested in putting this request before someone at Mozilla / Firefox who actually has the authority to decide it and do it.

FYI, not to be too mysterious about it, I think the Privacy & Security setting on Notifications would be improved by putting in a permanent option to let a user stop notifications when he or she has taken a screen shot. Allowing it to be paused now requires the user to go back in and change the setting each time he or she opens Firefox. For me, that's dozens of times a day.

On a broader scale, why not give the user the option permanently? We are, I hope, a land and community of people who prefer choice over mandates, even partial ones, when the substance of the choice or mandate does not pose a risk to others.

Thanks.

Asked by Txasslm 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by James 2 iminyaka edlule

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MyAirris modem,router is locked out for to many attempts

I have an Airris modem router combo that is locked out for to many attempts. I have done a reset and it still wont unlock. I had the same problem wit a bank lockout on y… (funda kabanzi)

I have an Airris modem router combo that is locked out for to many attempts. I have done a reset and it still wont unlock. I had the same problem wit a bank lockout on your website and i got out of it by accident when I found a security site on fire fox an it was in Preferences and it was listed as do not allow and allow, clicked on allow and that whole mes cleared instantly. did I write this down, no I will remember it SURE . cold you please tell me where it is

Asked by builder 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 iminyaka edlule

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Can Firefox automatically start new session after crash, without user input?

Is there any to make Firefox automatically restart a new session (loading the start page) after a crash, without any prompts? Context: This is for a disabled person who… (funda kabanzi)

Is there any to make Firefox automatically restart a new session (loading the start page) after a crash, without any prompts?

Context: This is for a disabled person who cannot use input devices: I start her computer every morning before going to work and load a long Youtube playlist of videos, so she doesn't have to do anything. But if Firefox crashes 5 minutes after I left, she cannot restart anything herself and has to wait until I come back.

Any ideas?

Asked by BlueShirt 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Updating Within Application as a Non-Administrator.

I am encountering an issue where I am unable to update from within my browser (Help->About). I have confirmed that the policies.json ("C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox… (funda kabanzi)

I am encountering an issue where I am unable to update from within my browser (Help->About). I have confirmed that the policies.json ("C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\distribution\policies.json") has "DisableAppUpdate": false, to ensure I am not blocking myself. As of now if I try to update it gives me a prompt saying: "Updates avaliable at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new" Is I give myself administrator access then I get normal behavior and the browser begins updating automatically.

The odd thing is if I modify the permissions on C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox directory to allow normal users the ability to write/modify its contents then the Normal User Account is then able to update the browser as desired. The obviously solution is to just modify the permission and allow Normal Users to update. But I am hoping you have a better solution that more precise because I am concerned of the security impact of opening the directory to all users.

Is there a specific file/sub directory I can give them access to that accomplishes the same thing or is there a setting I need to change on the installer that would fix this.

Thanks!

Asked by esifive 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule