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Impossible to make Firefox default browser

Windows 10 fails to include Firefox in the list of default browsers. Microsoft Edge, Edge Chromium and Look for an app in the Microsoft Store are the only options. Also F… (funda kabanzi)

Windows 10 fails to include Firefox in the list of default browsers. Microsoft Edge, Edge Chromium and Look for an app in the Microsoft Store are the only options. Also Firefox is not included in the list of apps and features. (Latest Firefox 81 installed and latest Windows update installed.)

Asked by laura.raison 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by 秋田-Tim 1 unyaka odlule

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Audio/Video control

Hi! referring to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-audio-or-video-playback-your-keyboard I don't really need this feature and I have issue with finding any so… (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

referring to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-audio-or-video-playback-your-keyboard

I don't really need this feature and I have issue with finding any solution. I would like to disable this. Can you tell me how to do this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Bartek 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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Turn off sound effects (search, etc.)

Firefox plays many sound effects that I find to be annoying. For example, if you are searching on a page (ctrl+f, then type) and no phrase is found you get a "clunk" soun… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox plays many sound effects that I find to be annoying.

For example, if you are searching on a page (ctrl+f, then type) and no phrase is found you get a "clunk" sound.

Is there any way to disable this?

Asked by wm.wooley 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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moteur de recherche

BONJOUR LE MOTEUR DE RECHERCHE DUCKDUCKGO EST DANS LES EXTENSIONS ACTIVEES MAIS JE NE PEUX PAS LE SELECTIONNER COMME MOTEUR DE RECHERCHE PAR DEFAUT. MERCI DE ME COMMUNIQU… (funda kabanzi)

BONJOUR

LE MOTEUR DE RECHERCHE DUCKDUCKGO EST DANS LES EXTENSIONS ACTIVEES MAIS JE NE PEUX PAS LE SELECTIONNER COMME MOTEUR DE RECHERCHE PAR DEFAUT. MERCI DE ME COMMUNIQUER LA MARCHE A SUIVRE POUR REPARER CE MAUVAIS FONCTIONNEMENT. AMICALES SALUTATIONS.

Asked by Tahiti 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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I have POPUPS BLOCKED in Firefox "options" but it is allowing some to "popup"

I still get some POPUPS. I have option "BLOCK POPUPS..." in Firefox checked. On one adult website, using Firefox, it displays a "popup" and when you respond to either qu… (funda kabanzi)

I still get some POPUPS. I have option "BLOCK POPUPS..." in Firefox checked. On one adult website, using Firefox, it displays a "popup" and when you respond to either question, is open another adult website in a new tab. I tried the website on MS EDGE and it popups up but functions properly and by answering, it disappears. I tried GOOGLE CHROME and it responds the same as MS EDGE. So the problem must be with FIREFOX. Anyone?

Asked by jagman55 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Disabling keyboard shortcut

Hello I'd like to ask you to help me disable a keyboard shortcut. I have CoolerMaster masterkeys keyboard and it has Play/Pause key that can be used by clicking Fn + Inse… (funda kabanzi)

Hello

I'd like to ask you to help me disable a keyboard shortcut. I have CoolerMaster masterkeys keyboard and it has Play/Pause key that can be used by clicking Fn + Insert. Before the last update the function worked as it should - when I was listening to music using either Spotify or Foobar and used the play/pause key, it only had effect on those applications (even though I had Firefox open).

Now, since last update, the shortcut also has effect on Firefox - for example I'm listening to music with Foobar and have a Youtube tab in Firefox with a video stopped and when I use the shortcut - play/pause is done on both of the applications - Foobar and Firefox. It is really annoying and unwanted behavior.

I'm not sure if it has something to do with Firefox. But maybe there is some kind of configuration that can be applied to mitigate this behavior?

I'm using Windows 10, just so you know.

Thank you,

Asked by dudek1337 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Cannot re-enable Pocket Recommends in latest version of Firefox

Pocket Recommends disappeared from Firefox a few days ago. Although I have followed all steps detailed in [support article] Pocket recommends does not appear on my home p… (funda kabanzi)

Pocket Recommends disappeared from Firefox a few days ago. Although I have followed all steps detailed in [support article] Pocket recommends does not appear on my home page.

I'm using the latest version of Firefox for Windows, 82.0.2 (64-bit).

Asked by asurkau 1 unyaka odlule

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about.config

I am trying to use about.config but when i type it in address bar it imediatley goes to google search suggestions. I have tried to turn off search from address bar in opt… (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to use about.config but when i type it in address bar it imediatley goes to google search suggestions. I have tried to turn off search from address bar in options but nothing works.

Firefox 82.0.2

Asked by charlesyalden 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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How to disable Firefox's update nags.

Aside from the general usability issues caused by nags screens and constant prompts in software, for various specific reasons I need to disable the update nags that appea… (funda kabanzi)

Aside from the general usability issues caused by nags screens and constant prompts in software, for various specific reasons I need to disable the update nags that appear every day in Firefox.

This used to be possible with a simple reminders setting in Firefox, which the developers now appear to have removed.

How can this be done now?

Thanks.

Asked by d.e.a.newton 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Autofill not disabling

I have every single autofill option disabled, but it keeps creating and showing autofill dialogues under text entry fields. Other articles say to disable history. Do I ac… (funda kabanzi)

I have every single autofill option disabled, but it keeps creating and showing autofill dialogues under text entry fields.

Other articles say to disable history. Do I actually have to turn off Firefox remembering my history to get those stupid autofill boxes to stop showing up? It's useful to go back and reopen a page you closed. Plus everyone with history disabled looks like a porn addict.

Any help would be useful. Cheers!

Asked by Lightningtow 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Lightningtow 1 unyaka odlule

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Windows automatic update seems to have made firefox unable to load most addons

So my pc restarted overnight due to automatic windows updates, and it appears that from that point at midnight, to 10am PST, most of my firefox addons have stopped workin… (funda kabanzi)

So my pc restarted overnight due to automatic windows updates, and it appears that from that point at midnight, to 10am PST, most of my firefox addons have stopped working/functioning all together.

Currently running the following: Alternate player for Twitch.tv BetterTTV Dark Reader Duckduckgo Privacy essentials facebook container privacy badger Reddit Enhancement Suite Ublock origin.

I've tried disabling all extensions and running them one at a time, with very little luck. None of them seem to function any more and clicking icons for the addons seems to just 'hang' on a loading page of sorts (See photo). Ublock options pictured in the second photo just hang on that setting page.

Thanks for any help

Asked by kirbybrush 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by kirbybrush 1 unyaka odlule

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Hide Update notifications

Hi, We use Firefox for different Web-Interfaces in our Studio. The used Computer is not (and never will be) connected to the Internet. From time to time we get a message… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, We use Firefox for different Web-Interfaces in our Studio. The used Computer is not (and never will be) connected to the Internet. From time to time we get a message in the upper right corner, that tells us, that Firefox is not able to make updates, because it’s not connected to the Internet. (What we allready know) Is it possible to stop this message from appearing? (It’s annoying, when there is no Keyboard or mouse available to click it away) Thanks for your help!

Asked by uli33 1 unyaka odlule

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Pop ups/ads

Past 2 days I receive unwanted advertisements in my email and all sign-ins are auto filled. In Firefox I have block pop-ups checked and do not have auto fill addresses ch… (funda kabanzi)

Past 2 days I receive unwanted advertisements in my email and all sign-ins are auto filled. In Firefox I have block pop-ups checked and do not have auto fill addresses checked. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by stoneygreen 1 unyaka odlule

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Ebay and Amazon earches resurrect after relaunch

Hello dear Mozilla community! I've faced an issue with search engines configuration for Firefox on macOS. I'm doing the following: Removing all but one One-Click Search… (funda kabanzi)

Hello dear Mozilla community!

I've faced an issue with search engines configuration for Firefox on macOS. I'm doing the following:

  1. Removing all but one One-Click Search Engines, leaving only one engine in the list (currently my preference is DuckDuckGo): https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-41-395a2a.png or https://imgur.com/DKqvzZ9
  2. When I type search request in the address bar I'm seeing nice and clean search suggestions from Search Provider of my choice: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-13-a8d46c.png or https://imgur.com/a/slivHlF
  3. Close Firefox
  4. (not sure what other conditions needed)
  5. Open Firefox
  6. When typing search request in the address bar I see that Amazon and Ebay options are back and a suggestion line "This time, search with ..." as added by firefox: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-02-4a25db.png or https://imgur.com/vjq0NCf
  7. In the preference I see that those two searches (Ebay and Amazon) were automatically re-added to One-Click Search Engines: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-23-91dd1d.png or https://imgur.com/ibnlzLS

That issue is happening to me across different versions of firefox and isn't new. I've been seeing it for a few month hoping that to resolve in a newer versions. But as of right now I'm on 82.0.3 (64-bit) and the issue is still there.

It's a bit annoying as I have to my preferences literally every time I need to restart Firefox (which is especially annoying to do right after restarting FF to switch to a newer version).

Any suggestions and help is welcome!

Best regards, Serhii.

Asked by Serhii 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Serhii 1 unyaka odlule

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Search engine shortcuts in address bar

I have noticed that when I type "!g" in front of my search string in the address bar, the search is done with google despite using a different search engine. In addition,… (funda kabanzi)

I have noticed that when I type "!g" in front of my search string in the address bar, the search is done with google despite using a different search engine. In addition, almost every letter on the keyboard will search a particular domain. For example, "!r" searches through reddit.

The weird thing is that I cannot find any documentation of this anywhere, and I cannot find any settings on this anywhere. The only similar thing is being able to use "@" with a custom keyword that has been previously set in the "search engines" menu in the settings. But this menu is limited and it is difficult to add search engines to it, as it requires you to visit that website, find the green plus sign in the tiny looking glass icon on the search bar next to the address bar, and click it and add the search engine. Then you can customize the keyword and then you can use, for example "@w" for example, to search wikipedia. But not every website gives you the option to add their search engine. For example,visiting Reddit results in no green plus sign over the looking glass icon in the search bar next to the address bar, despite the fact that "!r" works just fine.

So this is all very confusing, I hope someone can tell me what is going on. Thanks.

Asked by Sweaty 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 unyaka odlule

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How do I get system menu to appear on top bar?

When I right click on the top bar of Chrome or any other window, I get a menu with items: Minimize, Maximize, Move, Resize, Always on top, Always on visible workspace, Mo… (funda kabanzi)

When I right click on the top bar of Chrome or any other window, I get a menu with items: Minimize, Maximize, Move, Resize, Always on top, Always on visible workspace, Move to monitor left, Close.

When I right click on the top bar of Firefox, I get a menu with items: Pin to overflow menu (grayed out), Remove from toolbar (greyed out), Menu bar, Bookmarks toolbar, Customize...

How do I get the system menu to appear also on Firefox, instead of this Firefox menu nonsense?

Asked by Jenneth 1 unyaka odlule

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