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My windows 10 makes it very difficult to run firefox. Invariably it blocks yahoomail. In some cases, it doesn't allow websites to open and same open in Microsoft edge Pl… (funda kabanzi)

My windows 10 makes it very difficult to run firefox. Invariably it blocks yahoomail. In some cases, it doesn't allow websites to open and same open in Microsoft edge Please help

Asked by arun_ela 2 imizuzu edlule

two related issues: extension stops working and last session not loading

Since I moved my profile to a new computer I have had two recurring issues that appear to be related. Issue 1: I use the Tree Style Tabs extension. After about 30 minutes… (funda kabanzi)

Since I moved my profile to a new computer I have had two recurring issues that appear to be related.

Issue 1: I use the Tree Style Tabs extension. After about 30 minutes the sidebar hides itself and the Tree Style Tabs item disappears from the View > Sidebar menu. I have to restart Firefox to re-enable the Tree Style Tabs via the menu.

Issue 2: I have 'Open previous session and tabs' enabled in Preferences, and usually this feature works well. However, once the previous issue occurs (my Tree Style Tabs disappears) and I restart Firefox, it always reverts to the same tabs that I had open on the date of migration several weeks ago.

I am on MacOs 12.0.1 and FireFox and extensions are all up-to-date

Can anyone offer any suggestions as to why these might be occurring?

Asked by Gibberish 24 imizuzu edlule

website desktop shortcut creation procedure does not work

I am using Firefox 96.0 running on Ubuntu 20.04. The procedure described on this site to create a desktop shortcut for a website (click on padlock, drag it to the desktop… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox 96.0 running on Ubuntu 20.04. The procedure described on this site to create a desktop shortcut for a website (click on padlock, drag it to the desktop and release) does not work. A grayed image of the URL being dragged moves onto the desktop when dragged, but when the mouse button is released that grayed image springs back to the URL field.

I also tried the alternate procedure i.e. drag a shortcut from the Bookmarks menu onto the desktop. The same failure sequence as described above occurred.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Mike

Asked by Mike's stuff 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Mike's stuff 50 imizuzu edlule

Multiple instances of Firefox spamming my computer, even with no pages open

When I open Firefox, I'm getting ** 12 ** instances of Firefox opening up and spamming the hell out of my hard drive (even slowing down other processes), even without ope… (funda kabanzi)

When I open Firefox, I'm getting ** 12 ** instances of Firefox opening up and spamming the hell out of my hard drive (even slowing down other processes), even without opening a page (I have mine set to not open any pages on loading Firefox). This is annoying and intolerable. I have looked around to find a workaround, but the only post was from last year, and gives instructions to turn off recommended settings, then says to set Firefox instances to 1, where there is no way to do that in that section on the version I'm running. So, how do I fix this? I want the hard drive spamming stopped.

Asked by Browzilla 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Browzilla 2 amahora adlule

Cookies from second site have cross-site permission on first site, how is that possible?

I am on site 1 (site1.net) in a video call. In the permissions pop-up of the FF browser it shows me that cross-site cookies are allowed for site 2 (yetanothersite.com). S… (funda kabanzi)

I am on site 1 (site1.net) in a video call. In the permissions pop-up of the FF browser it shows me that cross-site cookies are allowed for site 2 (yetanothersite.com). See the screenshot attached. Both sites are totally unrelated and have no link whatsoever. I visited site 2 once many months or a year ago. To my understanding it is very odd, that there is a permission for cross-site cookies from site 2 on site 1. This permission is not set on any other site. How could this permission have been set up, was it me, is this a bug? How come there is a permission for site 2 on site 1 while they have no interrelation? I have searched through the cookies.sqlite DB and found nothing irregular. The privacy / tracking settings are set to the "standard" choice. What am I missing here?

The system is Windows 11 with current FF 96.x.

Asked by mozilla308 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by mozilla308 12 amahora adlule

Firefox error message

Every time I tried to access my e-mail [or send e-mail], I received this Firefox error: "Server imap.earthlink.net has disconnected. The server may have gone down or the… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I tried to access my e-mail [or send e-mail], I received this Firefox error: "Server imap.earthlink.net has disconnected. The server may have gone down or there may be a network problem." I was able to send and receive small e-mails; but I was unable to receive somewhat larger messages, including information on how to join a very important Zoom meeting. After spending 90 minutes on the phone with Earthlink, I was finally able to access some [but not all] larger e-mails by going around Firefox and going to earthlink.webmail.com directly. But, the Earthlink tech support person was unable to detect what was wrong in Firefox. I was eventually able to join the end of the Zoom meeting. After the meeting, I then went back to Firefox and was able to get and send some messages, but I'm still getting the same error message - and I'm not sure what messages I'm missing. I sure hope someone can help!

Asked by joanmiller 7 amahora adlule

Firefox breaks laptop keyboard

Hello So for the past couple of months I have had problems with my laptop keyboard. At random times I couldn't type anymore (also not outside of Firefox). To fix the prob… (funda kabanzi)

Hello

So for the past couple of months I have had problems with my laptop keyboard. At random times I couldn't type anymore (also not outside of Firefox). To fix the problem I always reinstalled the keyboard drivers so I thought that my driver's were the issue. But this week it happened several times just after openingen the browser so I realised this was the problem. I opened Firefox in safe mode and I didn't have any problems with my keyboard, so I refreshed Firefox but the problem came back. I only use a few extensions that are recommended or made by Mozilla. I have been using an other browser for the last couple of days and haven't had any problems.

Thanks in advance

Asked by Lukas 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Lukas 8 amahora adlule

Missing Search Menu (Not Toolbar) Icons

I have a new installation of Firefox on a new M1 MacBook Pro. I copied over carefully selected settings files from my old computer, and now several icons are missing fro… (funda kabanzi)

I have a new installation of Firefox on a new M1 MacBook Pro. I copied over carefully selected settings files from my old computer, and now several icons are missing from the drop-down search and address boxes. I attempted renaming several of my transferred files to see if Firefox would rebuild them and correct the problem without success. Reinstalling Firefox was likewise unsuccessful. Does anyone know how to restore them? Please see attached image. Thank you.

Asked by bruce.x 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by bruce.x 15 amahora adlule

Why have you made it difficult to add the magnet link protocol?

These types of answers are unacceptable as "Help", just sayin. "I'm wondering WHY you want to use magnet links for (besides the obvious reason of torrenting)." The reason… (funda kabanzi)

These types of answers are unacceptable as "Help", just sayin. "I'm wondering WHY you want to use magnet links for (besides the obvious reason of torrenting)."

The reason why someone would want to do something isn't of your concern, really. However, WHY someone would want to set a particular application of launching magnet links, without having to search on help forums to find something hidden in about:config is because not everyone wants to install a list of 3rd party programs to a Windows installation. Nor CAN everybody install such things. So what some people do is use "Portable Apps." When this is done, firefox isn't going to become aware that this type of program CAN be used on the Windows install in question, because it's not actually installed.

Why is there not an "Add" option for the "Applications" list in the settings panel? That makes no sense. Essentially what's been done here is that Firefox says "I'll only interface with programs that are fully installed on this machine, and to hell with your portable apps."

I realize that there is a growing trend of adding bumpers and safety pads to everything in the world, but people really can take care of themselves. I also realize that there has been this trend where FireFox devs have been taking what users actually like/want and ignoring it. Which is unfortunate.

I'm not actually going to come back here and read anything said back to me. I've already used the hidden method of fixing my problem. My reason for typing this is that I think there should be an ability to add app associations to that list.

network.protocol-handler.expose.magnet bool == true

Asked by Bryan 15 amahora adlule

I am my own Administrator yet, someone or thing has taken over that job from me.

Have followed suggestions to clear this issue without success. On Linux Mint how to remove : Policies, 'Active' "DisableAppUpdates", "True" - "Your browser is being mana… (funda kabanzi)

Have followed suggestions to clear this issue without success. On Linux Mint how to remove : Policies, 'Active' "DisableAppUpdates", "True" - "Your browser is being managed by some organization." "Updates disabled by some system administrator"/w more issues, being blocked by the same problem from accessing the internet using a NIC cable, am using Wireless. Have been working with this issue from about 0200 this morning 1/19/22. Used one feature, "about:config" but my problem still is there. The issue with 'Policies' is a little more than I can handle. My FFx v96.0.1, Linux Mint Cinnamon v19.3 at this time, best of my memory, @82 Y/Od; Attempted a ScreenShot and could not reduce the size. Just note: "Your browser is being managed by your organization." is displayed top of all pages in "Settings."

'd; "LoneWanderer" "StarSeed" Join us/U.S. live life as "ONE!" Happy Thoughts & Wonderful Manifestations

Asked by NTLS 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by NTLS 15 amahora adlule

unable to use any kind of VR content on occulus rift S with firefox

hello, lately i have problems with any kind of VR content with firefox. A-Painter doesnt work and i cant play any VR video looking a bit around on the … (funda kabanzi)

hello, lately i have problems with any kind of VR content with firefox. A-Painter doesnt work and i cant play any VR video

looking a bit around on the internet and trying to change VR related settings in about:config gives me 3 unsatisfying results (trying to play a VR video) : - either nothing happens, the video starts playing normaly in 2d mode and when i press the VR icon the videos pauses but doesnt switch to Vr mode - it starts steamVR for no reasons (which doing the same action didnt start steamvr before, instead the video would just play in VR) but then nothing more happens, juts steamvr is open but the video dont play - i get an error message saying i need a webVr compatible browser

i have tried tweaking nearly every VR releated setting in about:config to a point where i dont remember what all the original configs where but i cant simply reset my prefs.js file as this would mess up every other tweaks i have made in my config. trying to play the same video works just fine in MS edge

no hardware changes have been made to my pc and i didnt install any new addon to firefox. i hadnt used my VR headset for some weeks so i dont know exactly since which firefox update the issue started. Occulus software is up to date as my other drivers (i didnt update any driver lately neither) are actually up to date or the same as they where when everything worked. i have also tried with a fresh FF nightly install without succes (in nightly i didnt change anything in about:config)

Asked by kryx99 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by kryx99 16 amahora adlule

Firefox 96.0.3 Disable recent bookmarks. Display bookmark folders

How do I disable "recent bookmarks" when I go to the bookmarks. Also How do I get bookmarks to appear as they did prior to the update. It used to be 1 button on the right… (funda kabanzi)

How do I disable "recent bookmarks" when I go to the bookmarks.

Also How do I get bookmarks to appear as they did prior to the update. It used to be 1 button on the right side of the address bar would open a menu that had all of my bookmarks and book folders. Now theres an option button, where when I select "bookmarks" and then "bookmark current tabs", "search bookmarks", and "hide bookmarks toolbar" as well the dreaded "recent bookmarks" that show a random selection of among all of my bookmarks from random folders.

If I want a remembrance of how my bookmarks used to be, I have to make sure the menu bar is visible and select bookmarks from there.

Asked by sire_doomedaim 19 amahora adlule

Last reply by sire_doomedaim 19 amahora adlule

My omnibox is just permanently broken for it seems one website.

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931> In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing … (funda kabanzi)

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931>

In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing my 'recent history' 100% once, gmail.com never ever became autofilled again. I can't get it to show up, no matter what.

I even refreshed firefox, still didn't help, sadly. The only thing left is to uninstall FF but that's a headache I don't want to do. and there's no guarantee that it would work.

Tried disabling all my extensions except for the most obviously fine ones like momentum. Didn't seem to help. <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1176553> This guy had the EXACT same problem I had. So I followed through these suggestions. Didn't help.

1. Does anyone know what the right keywords for this would be if I want to google others who have similar issues? Looks like I can only just hope other people have the solution. But I've googled things like firefox not suggesting history in omnibox search. Hasn't come up with anything that worked yet.

Asked by marshall929 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by marshall929 22 amahora adlule

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (funda kabanzi)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter 23 amahora adlule

Zoom Meeting webpage opens but not launches the meeting.

Hello, Recently, I changed from Chrome to FireFox. I have a website where I have to join to meetings with my client. When I click on the scheduled meeting, it opens zoom … (funda kabanzi)

Hello, Recently, I changed from Chrome to FireFox. I have a website where I have to join to meetings with my client. When I click on the scheduled meeting, it opens zoom launch meeting page and launches meetings usually (with chrome) I mean the zoom launch meeting (as attached in image). In FireFox, I don't find the meeting getting launched. The launch meeting page comes up, asks me if it can use zoom app. I give Yes and then the thing happens is it opens the Zoom app. It does not launch the meeting. Any suggestion you think that will help, please post it as a reply.

Thank you in advance!!

Asked by Helping Firefox 23 amahora adlule

Last reply by Helping Firefox 23 amahora adlule

Some pictures cannot be shown in Firefox

Hi sir / madam, we are encountering an issue that some pictures cannot be shown in the Firefox properly. We tried every methods suggested in your forum but none of them c… (funda kabanzi)

Hi sir / madam,

we are encountering an issue that some pictures cannot be shown in the Firefox properly. We tried every methods suggested in your forum but none of them could resolve the issue. The version of the Firefox 95.0 that it is the latest and thus we attached the picture here for tour further investigation.

Would you please help to check and advise for that? Thank you.

Best regards,

Kris

Asked by kris2022 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by kris2022 1 usuku oludlule

Does beta still install over release?

I have been using FF primarily for email accounts recently, but want to go back to using it for general browsing as well. This would mean the ESR version for general surf… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using FF primarily for email accounts recently, but want to go back to using it for general browsing as well. This would mean the ESR version for general surfing, and another version for my email accounts---both versions running 24/7 on my laptop, except for updates.

Does beta still install over the release version? I tried googling this but the results never answered my question---evidently "over" is a very common word in English. :)

Also, does the Beta channel update only some days after FDE? Or does the Beta update channel get the new beta at the same time as the Aurora channel?

Asked by paulri 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by paulri 1 usuku oludlule

Cursor Dissapears

My cursor dissapears when I use some type of maps - FlightRadar, Booking. I've tried to run in troubleshoot mode already, disabled all add-ons, unchecked hardware acceler… (funda kabanzi)

My cursor dissapears when I use some type of maps - FlightRadar, Booking. I've tried to run in troubleshoot mode already, disabled all add-ons, unchecked hardware acceleration, changed theme, disabled webrender, nothing works. I've also checked for latest graphic cards updates, everything is up to date. More suggestions someone? Thanks

Asked by tiagoraposo764 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by tiagoraposo764 1 usuku oludlule

How to stop Firefox nag screens

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Ea… (funda kabanzi)

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Each update seemed to change something that was working fine and didn't need changing... the last straw was making the on-screen font so small that it was nearly impossible to read.

It took me quite a while to find a way to change the font size and appearance back to something usable. That was when I decided to disable automatic updates. Now, every time I open FF or TB I get a nag screen and this is beyond annoying. There does not appear to be any way to stop this happening outside of doing complicated stuff in the registry that I am not prepared to do.

So basically, I am looking for a recommendation on the best alternative browser and mail app that I can use when I delete FF and TB. Chrome seems to work OK for a browser and although I don't like the GUI, Gmail is probably the logical choice as I use Gmail addresses. I don't need apps that work on phones as I work on a PC, so a simple clear GUI is more important to me than all kinds of clever features that I will never use :)

Cheers... John D

Asked by jon dee 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jon dee 1 usuku oludlule