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I need to change the search engine that the Firefox homepage search bar uses

I installed the Anti-virus program AVG not too long ago. When I open up Firefox (I have the default homepage, the one with a search bar under the Firefox symbol) and sear… (funda kabanzi)

I installed the Anti-virus program AVG not too long ago. When I open up Firefox (I have the default homepage, the one with a search bar under the Firefox symbol) and search with the search bar, It uses AVG Secure Search. I would like it to search with Google. I tried installing and then uninstalling AVG Secure Search, that didn't work. I even tried uninstalling AVG itself, but when I clicked uninstall nothing happens. But I'd like to solve my searching problem first. Please help me!

Asked by Neil555 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 8 iminyaka edlule

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How did Yontoo Extension get added without my knowledge

I noticed several domains, mysupercheap.com and ndsvc.com, always showing up in the NoScript block list. I traced it to an extension called Yontoo. I never installed th… (funda kabanzi)

I noticed several domains, mysupercheap.com and ndsvc.com, always showing up in the NoScript block list. I traced it to an extension called Yontoo. I never installed this. How was it added without my knowledge? How can I block the adding of extensions without my permission?

Asked by balpgm55 9 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Mike Won 9 iminyaka edlule

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remove search with from the address bar

Click a letter in the address bar and a drop down says search with [suggestions depend on engines installed] i want to get rid of this. I could illustrate with ayoutube b… (funda kabanzi)

Click a letter in the address bar and a drop down says search with [suggestions depend on engines installed] i want to get rid of this. I could illustrate with ayoutube but links are not allowed here.this is a bigger joke everyday

I will soon be getting rid of FF due to all its trash and this joke of page where youave to jump through hoops to logs in and more hoops to ask a question

Asked by OAKSFOX 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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How do I change or correct my firefox location

Whenever I use a website which uses my location it puts me somewhere in the UK m idlands, far away from my actual location on the south coast. How do I correct this pleas… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I use a website which uses my location it puts me somewhere in the UK m idlands, far away from my actual location on the south coast. How do I correct this please?

Asked by seagull104 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 3 iminyaka edlule

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firefox showing playing media next to windows volume meter

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys.… (funda kabanzi)

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys. spotify used to do this when i used to use it and it was a pain to disable it. how do i disable it in firefox

Asked by muskratwaltz 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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so why does firefox need to have so many processes open for one window?

So i was watching a video on youtube as a game had frozen, decided to open task manager to end task for the game, then noticed there were 5 processors of firefox running,… (funda kabanzi)

So i was watching a video on youtube as a game had frozen, decided to open task manager to end task for the game, then noticed there were 5 processors of firefox running, just wondering why are there 5? all i was doing was watching youtube.

Asked by Noxide89 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Scribe 3 iminyaka edlule

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MUST remove Claro-search from Mozilla..... have tried many ways..

Have Mozilla as my home page.. tower.. xp and this continues to interrupt Everything.. re-downloaded Firefox, but this Claro continues to reappear.. Other than annoy… (funda kabanzi)

Have Mozilla as my home page.. tower.. xp and this continues to interrupt Everything.. re-downloaded Firefox, but this Claro continues to reappear.. Other than annoying, I believe it to be intrusive and maybe a threat.. Do you have any suggestions about how to remove it..? I've exhausted all internet 'solutions', none of which work.. When I open the home page.. Mozilla.. I get this Claro Search.. I don't want Claro involved, I trust Mozilla. Many thanks Neal

Asked by noweigel 9 iminyaka edlule

Answered by course61486 8 iminyaka edlule

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Mozilla keeps saving downloads to appdata\local\temp folder instead of the default location

Instead of downloading files to the default downloads folder mozilla just keeps putting them in the temp folder I tried switching the default location after I switched it… (funda kabanzi)

Instead of downloading files to the default downloads folder mozilla just keeps putting them in the temp folder I tried switching the default location after I switched it to always ask me first but it didn't work Then I tried using administrator, disabling two extensions that I have which are privacy badger and adblock plus and that didn't work either Finally I ran safe mode and tried it there, that didn't work either. It's making me lose my mind

Asked by LemonSquid 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 3 iminyaka edlule

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No Java plugin

I got a notice of a Java update. Installed it. The verification did not work. In add-ons> plugins IS NO JAVA AT ALL! It's no place else either. I have 43.0.4.??? … (funda kabanzi)

I got a notice of a Java update. Installed it. The verification did not work. In add-ons> plugins IS NO JAVA AT ALL! It's no place else either. I have 43.0.4.???

Asked by larryzweig 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 5 iminyaka edlule

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gmail does not open although it works fine in chrome

When going to gmail in firefox I get a white screen where the gmail content would normally be. When I use Chrome it works fine. the URL I go to in both is the same: htt… (funda kabanzi)

When going to gmail in firefox I get a white screen where the gmail content would normally be. When I use Chrome it works fine. the URL I go to in both is the same:

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox

Firefox says it is up to date when I check under "about"

Asked by marilynmcvoy 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 iminyaka edlule

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How do I fix Firefox so the Captcha boxes are back?

PROBLEM: Accessing a site I've always used with ease, and siumilar others, login pages no longer show the Captcha "I'm not a robot." that uses the images "Click on the st… (funda kabanzi)

PROBLEM: Accessing a site I've always used with ease, and siumilar others, login pages no longer show the Captcha "I'm not a robot." that uses the images "Click on the street signs", or "cars" or... etcetera. Yet, Chrome displays it fine, as does IE.

TESTS: - Tried to access with add-ons at normal. FF has, as always, has Adobe products blocked. FF refuses to let me use it anyway, refuses to let me upgrade it because the FF "Upgrade" link just opena a Moz wall of geekinese attempting to explain that FF is protecting me - but no update. I fought FF and was still able to update Adobe stuff.

- Tried with all addons disabled.

- The "About Mozilla Firefox" screen that cannot be copied and pasted here on barely visible, very light gray font "Firefox is up to date". 52.1.2 (32-bit) Apparently, it is now called Firefox ESR. What ever that means.

I've attached an image showing both versions. The working one by the Stalker - Chrome, and the one that quit by Firefox.

How do I fix Firefox so the Captcha boxes are back?

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Asked by Outernaut 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by fizzbowen 4 iminyaka edlule

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Java Deployment Toolkit

FF has blocked Flashplayer and Java. I have updated both to latest versions BUT Java Deployment Toolkit 8.0.510.16 11.51.2.16 is still blocked and cannot be activated (or… (funda kabanzi)

FF has blocked Flashplayer and Java. I have updated both to latest versions BUT Java Deployment Toolkit 8.0.510.16 11.51.2.16 is still blocked and cannot be activated (or apparently updated). The option "ask to activate" is selected but does not do anything. "You cannot UNINSTALL this program because: Why I am not able to run the Java Uninstall tool and the Java verification applet? The Java Uninstall Tool and the Java verification applet uses the Java DT to do Java version detection on the user system. If Java DT is blocked by browser (like Firefox) than these applets will not run. In order to run these applets the user will have to permit Java DT to run in browsers." https://www.java.com/en/download/faq/deployment_toolkit.xml

So, there is a Catch 22. It needs to run itself to uninstall but it can't. How can this be resolved?

As an additional comment - flash and Java run in MS IE - which is considered less secure. Mozilla are forcing people to use an inferior product. Best Regards, Chris

Asked by ChrisJez 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by ChrisJez 6 iminyaka edlule

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How to prevent firefox from opening new window/tab

How do I stop Firefox from opening a new window or tab? For example, if I click on a link a new window or tab opens. I would like Firefox simply go to the linked site. … (funda kabanzi)

How do I stop Firefox from opening a new window or tab? For example, if I click on a link a new window or tab opens. I would like Firefox simply go to the linked site. This would allow me to use the forward or back arrow to navigate.

Asked by TampaBay 3 iminyaka edlule

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No option to choose Firefox as default application

I recently uninstalled Chrome and the default browser set itself to Edge (YUK!!!!) when I try to set the default browser to either Firefox or Firefox Developer I can't ..… (funda kabanzi)

I recently uninstalled Chrome and the default browser set itself to Edge (YUK!!!!) when I try to set the default browser to either Firefox or Firefox Developer I can't .... because there is no option to select Firefox

Asked by Adendum 4 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox is not opening correctly

Hi today I opened my linux installation and Firefox is only getting a window with the text: <toolbarbutton id="UITourTooltipClose" class="close-icon" <… (funda kabanzi)

Hi today I opened my linux installation and Firefox is only getting a window with the text:

             <toolbarbutton id="UITourTooltipClose" class="close-icon"
</pre>

I tried to run from the console with the --MOZ_LOG_FILE flag and the generated file has absolutely no text in it.

Some information about my system: kernel: Linux localhost.localdomain 5.7.7-1-default #1 SMP Wed Jul 1 19:03:27 UTC 2020 (cba119b) x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

OS: openSUSE 20200715

DE: KDE 5.72.0 / Plasma 5.19.3

Version: 78.0.2-1.1 (according to zypper info MozillaFirefox command)

Asked by Gresthol 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule