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Google Ad Services is interfering with my websurfing

I seem to have gotten something called Google Ad Services. It frequently interferes with my getting to websites and I cannot find how to block it or remove it. HELP! … (funda kabanzi)

I seem to have gotten something called Google Ad Services. It frequently interferes with my getting to websites and I cannot find how to block it or remove it. HELP!

Asked by Michael Z. Jody 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Can't make WikiSpecies list display reddish "unused" color

I got help with this from your group some weeks ago, but I had to reinstall my Ubuntu OS (linux v.20.04.4 -- using firefox) recently and can't recall the answer. When I … (funda kabanzi)

I got help with this from your group some weeks ago, but I had to reinstall my Ubuntu OS (linux v.20.04.4 -- using firefox) recently and can't recall the answer.

When I view a WikiSpecies list of file names (e. g., see https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pentatominae), the instances which have been installed but never used should be in a different (reddish) color. I am attaching an image of a page containing a file named "Abadia" (first one on the left, just under "A") which is unused. I also am attaching an empty "Creating Abadia" which is the result of clicking on "Abadia".

Please tell me how to change the image of an unused, empty file. I recall that there were two different choices SOMEWHERE in the system, "Always" and "Never" I think: One of them forces a system-level color pattern which includes reddish unused items; the other allows the used to program arbitrary displays such as the above (typical example from the dconf editor is 'bg_color: #f0f1f2; selected_bg_color: #023C88', but this editor does not change the appearance of a file instance.

Asked by jwill 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Terry 1 unyaka odlule

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Please add a superficial distinguishing label to declared but unused filenames

I am running WikiSpecies on Ubuntu Firefox 64-bit v. 98.0.2. I used to be able to display a collection of unused files with the used ones but showing a red color indicat… (funda kabanzi)

I am running WikiSpecies on Ubuntu Firefox 64-bit v. 98.0.2.

I used to be able to display a collection of unused files with the used ones but showing a red color indicating that the file was unused (because noone had entered anything other than the file name).

Now, however, ALL files in a directory (e. g., see https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Craspedophorus) are shown with the same color, whether they include additional implementation details or not.

Would it be possible for you to restore the "unused" color of empty files? It is bothersome for me to open EVERY file, empty or not, in a directory just to find that most or all of them never have been implemented. Adding a special color -- or other distinctive display -- to unimplemented files would save me a great deal of time.

I am attaching a picture of a typical unimplemented file.

Asked by jwill 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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Unable to install Net Gear router to initiate internet connection for my Mac Book Air.

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purc… (funda kabanzi)

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purchased a few months ago and have never had internet at home. This is first attempt. Thanks.

Asked by jimgalo 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Website accessible with Safari from iPhone but not with FireFox or Edge from Windows laptop.

There is a site I can access with Safari from my iPhone but not with FireFox or Edge from my Windows laptop. Specifically, the site is www.thechildrensmediaconference.com… (funda kabanzi)

There is a site I can access with Safari from my iPhone but not with FireFox or Edge from my Windows laptop. Specifically, the site is www.thechildrensmediaconference.com. I have tried the advice in a previous thread on this theme with no success

Asked by TonyHarkerOxford 1 unyaka odlule

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.qfx and .ofx download bug after v98 update

When downloading financial data to Moneydance software, the download correctly opens Moneydance and update data file correctly, but after v98 Firefox update a second iden… (funda kabanzi)

When downloading financial data to Moneydance software, the download correctly opens Moneydance and update data file correctly, but after v98 Firefox update a second identical .qfx file is downloaded to my desktop which I then have to securely delete as a redundant file on my PC.... This is new behavior, has always worked perfectly previously. Firefox settings under Files and Application header are as follows: Downloads: Save files to Desktop Applications: Actions are set to use Moneydance.exe for all OFX and QFX financial data

The extra file showing up on my desktop is new and unwanted. It seems to be unneeded as it can be deleted without any obvious effect and no loss of data in Moneydance

Asked by steelbanger 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Version 100 on Mac

I read that with version 100 on the Mac there will be some problems with some web pages like my bank can you tell me if this has been fixed or not, if not I don't want to… (funda kabanzi)

I read that with version 100 on the Mac there will be some problems with some web pages like my bank can you tell me if this has been fixed or not, if not I don't want to go past version 99. Thanks for all help Michael Whitecotton

Asked by mdwhiteco 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by James 2 iminyaka edlule

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Profile problem

Running 98.02, Windows 10. Firefox keeps opening without all my tabs and other personalized information. Just a single tab or maybe 2 that have nothing to do with me. … (funda kabanzi)

Running 98.02, Windows 10. Firefox keeps opening without all my tabs and other personalized information. Just a single tab or maybe 2 that have nothing to do with me. If I go to about:profiles, one of the profiles listed will (so far) have my lost information. When I recovered the first time, I quickly created a profile if the current, good configuration. However, now when the problem recurs and I go back to that profile I created, Firefox is once again a single tab of a URL I've never seen. I'm afraid I will lose everything!

BTW the first symptom was that when I clicked on a link in email (Outlook 2021), the link opened in a new Firefox window, not a new tab of the current window. This, despite telling Firefox not to do that in Settings and checking about:configuration to make sure it would not occur.

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Asked by Rick Exner 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Rick Exner 1 unyaka odlule

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How to stop fire fox from attempting to download update 99? I am on limited amount of download time.

bold text' I need to stop firefox from attempting to download update 99 because it will not download it and it is taking up too much of my internet metered download time.… (funda kabanzi)

bold text' I need to stop firefox from attempting to download update 99 because it will not download it and it is taking up too much of my internet metered download time.'I have taken it off of automatically download updates,but it still pops up a message every day.

Asked by Dunbar 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox using 50% of CPU

Since at least last week (3/28/2022) Firefox has been running in the background utilizing at least 50% of my CPU, hurting performance in my PC games. I've checked settin… (funda kabanzi)

Since at least last week (3/28/2022) Firefox has been running in the background utilizing at least 50% of my CPU, hurting performance in my PC games. I've checked settings and "About Mozilla Firefox" and both say "Firefox is being updated by another instance". Ending the process doesn't close the browser, and it will usually function fine for a little while, before resuming again.

Asked by CJ1998 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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video loading error

~~~SOLVED~~~ Hello guys, this is about some..adults sites, i'm just getting loading error on the screen. Sorry if that's inappropriate. Also recently, youtube videos can'… (funda kabanzi)

~~~SOLVED~~~ Hello guys, this is about some..adults sites, i'm just getting loading error on the screen. Sorry if that's inappropriate. Also recently, youtube videos can't play at 1080p, only 720p, even tho i know the video it's 1080p.

Asked by Nektarios 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Nektarios 2 iminyaka edlule

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how is profile blanked, but not fully gone?

Basically, a requested relaunch blanked my profile and I can't get it back. I have a lengthy workaround that will take over an hour to fix from backups, before this inc… (funda kabanzi)

Basically, a requested relaunch blanked my profile and I can't get it back.

I have a lengthy workaround that will take over an hour to fix from backups, before this incident, but I'd really like to understand what's going on. How can my add-ons, bookmarks, history, logins, etc. be gone? If I did a refresh on purpose, why would my shortcuts remain intact? And, I started by backing up my profile folder to a neutral spot, so why isn't replacing it reversing the changes?

As background: The "about:profiles/Restart With Add-ons disabled" button brings up a small button dialogue to choose "refresh" or default "open." I selected "open" because I didn't want to fix my profile and assumed I would relaunch with only add-ons disabled, so this was a potential point of screw-up. I assume selecting "refresh" would reset application defaults and make a mess exactly like I find myself in now. Shouldn't "Restart with Add-ons disabled/Open" relaunch a temporary and reversible state? Doesn't "refresh" prompt a new default profile?

Considering evidence only, it appears I did something to roast my profile before I backed it up, but that's strange and really out in the weeds, and I'm assuming I wrecked it with my current activity.

The default profile name and path are correct. My shortcut links and labels that I use for a home page are intact but with icons missing, the same appearance as if I deleted the cache; is this detail part of application settings and not profile?

Asked by SkyHook 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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sms Texting from desktop computer

My phone is not connected to the Internet. Is it still possible to text from computer? My phone is an 'old folks' phone, I can receive a text but am unable to reply to it… (funda kabanzi)

My phone is not connected to the Internet. Is it still possible to text from computer? My phone is an 'old folks' phone, I can receive a text but am unable to reply to it.

Asked by jandypandy100 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Dropa 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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Wrong buttons (apparently gamepad?) for video control in video players

See images. The buttons on video players don't look like play, pause, gear, etc. They look like gamepad buttons. But a gamepad is not connected to my PC and I haven't con… (funda kabanzi)

See images. The buttons on video players don't look like play, pause, gear, etc. They look like gamepad buttons. But a gamepad is not connected to my PC and I haven't connected one in months. I have tested it with videos on invidious.snopyta.org and tagesschau.de.

Asked by user_15135680201 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user_15135680201 2 iminyaka edlule