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How do I remove Bing from my computer?

I do not like the search engine Bing - it posts nasty images automatically when I pull up my Mozilla Firefox. How can I remove it completely from showing up with Mozilla… (funda kabanzi)

I do not like the search engine Bing - it posts nasty images automatically when I pull up my Mozilla Firefox. How can I remove it completely from showing up with Mozilla and if possible how do I make Google automatically be the search engine that accompanies Mozilla?

Asked by drtoni 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by iamjayakumars 7 iminyaka edlule

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Why isn't Downloadhelper working with Youtube?

I have been using the Downloadhelper add-on for years on my laptop with no problem. I noticed about three days ago it was no longer working with any Youtube videos. The… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using the Downloadhelper add-on for years on my laptop with no problem. I noticed about three days ago it was no longer working with any Youtube videos. The rotating icon is still working, and when I click on it, it still gives me the file type choices for downloading. However, after I click my choice, the green arrow shows the downloading process, but comes up '0 bytes' for every type of video.

I am not having problems downloading videos from other sites that I've used before, just Youtube.

Also, I am able to use Downloadhelper with Youtube on my other computer without a problem.

Can you please help? Thanks.

Asked by bze2nlz 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by kobe 7 iminyaka edlule

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How can I stop Firefox from blocking a Java applet from a site that I trust?

I'm trying to run an application that displays competitors' routes at an orienteering event. My problem is that Firefox blocks the Java applet. I get a window saying "A… (funda kabanzi)

I'm trying to run an application that displays competitors' routes at an orienteering event. My problem is that Firefox blocks the Java applet. I get a window saying "Application Blocked by Security Settings. Your security settings have blocked an application from running with an insecure or expired jre."

I've tried looking at the Firefox help on "How to enable Java if it's been blocked", but that's no help. It talks about clicking on the red plug-in icon in the address bar, but there isn't a red plug-in icon in the address bar.

The application is from www.epoc.routegadget.co.uk. It worked when I used it last Sunday.

Help, please!

Asked by alastair_m 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 7 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox keeps changing my address bar search engine from Google to Yahoo.

Usually when I go to search for something, I type directly into the address bar. Most of the time it'll automatically just perform a Google search. Recently, however, the… (funda kabanzi)

Usually when I go to search for something, I type directly into the address bar. Most of the time it'll automatically just perform a Google search. Recently, however, the search engine has been changing to Yahoo, which is god-awful. I've looked around on the internet for answers but the address bar search engine, as well as the actual search box next to the address bar, keep setting themselves to Yahoo.

What I've done so far: Every time it switches from Google to Yahoo, I open about:config. I search for Yahoo and these pop up: [IMG]http://i44.tinypic.com/2rc1gyg.png/IMG

The status of the items in bold say "user set," but I haven't set any of those. Usually I reset them all to default, sometimes I will change the 2nd, 4th, and 5th items to Google.

I've also gone through my search bar settings and deleted every search engine except Google (these include Yahoo, Bing, Wikipedia, Ebay, Amazon, etc.). However Yahoo will randomly pop up.

I don't know what's causing it. But it's getting really annoying.

If you know how to solve this once and for all, please help!

Thanks for reading!

Asked by dannijeanne 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by michaeltestoni70 6 iminyaka edlule

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HTML 5 videos (like Vine) won't play

Some HTML5 videos won't play in my Firefox browser. This vine for example (https://vine.co/v/b3v5h3Piwt7) only shows up as a static image. I can click the mute/audio butt… (funda kabanzi)

Some HTML5 videos won't play in my Firefox browser.

This vine for example (https://vine.co/v/b3v5h3Piwt7) only shows up as a static image. I can click the mute/audio button though, but it won't play. When I look at the webconsole when I load the page then 2 javascript warnings show up, the first one say that the Mediasource [long url here] can't be encoded and another one says loading of all candidate sources failed. loading media paused.

I'm using Firefox 21.0 and I tried to run Firefox in safe mode with disabled add-ons, and I also tried to reinstall it, but without success.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Joen7 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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Proxy server is refusing connections

Returning from a four day vacation I tried to load facebook but the error message that the proxy server is refusing connections popped up. I tried to access the help but … (funda kabanzi)

Returning from a four day vacation I tried to load facebook but the error message that the proxy server is refusing connections popped up. I tried to access the help but was unable. I signed off my log on and logged on to my husband and everything works perfect. I accessed help and read other replies and fixes to the same problem. I started in safe mode with no luck, I disabled all add-ons with no luck. I am stumped. I really don't even know what a proxy server is..... please help.

Asked by dremior 7 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by dremior 7 iminyaka edlule

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How to stop autoplay of videos?

June 2013: videos on websites start playing without my permission, how to stop this? What I tried: I uninstalled Adobe Flash (disabling Flash add-on didn't work), existi… (funda kabanzi)

June 2013: videos on websites start playing without my permission, how to stop this?

What I tried: I uninstalled Adobe Flash (disabling Flash add-on didn't work), existing "stop autoplay" add-ons are no longer working according to reviews, tried solution described in "How can I stop videos on websites from automatically playing?" (Type in the address bar: about:config Then search for: plugins.click_to_play Double click and it will be set to true) - doesn't stop videos from playing either. Sent feedback to FireFox about the issue.

From what I had read in reviews, this is not only about Flash: YouTube disabled add-ons and searches for anything that can play videos installed in Windows, including using HTML5 for this. Have no information how other websites do it.

How to stop this? Thank you.

Asked by rotifer 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by kobe 7 iminyaka edlule

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Can't download files because Firefox keeps asking for consent and there isn't an ALLOW button anywhere

Everytime I try to download a "large" file Firefox keeps asking me: Firefox needs your consent to download large files. Please click ALLOW to continue your transfer. If y… (funda kabanzi)

Everytime I try to download a "large" file Firefox keeps asking me:

Firefox needs your consent to download large files. Please click ALLOW to continue your transfer.

If you cannot see the request, please click on the icon next to the address bar.


I didn't have this kind of troubles before until the new version, I'm so frustrated that I'm really thinking to switch to Chrome instead.

And in case someone wonders, there isn't a request icon at ALL.

Asked by Redsteel 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by GP45 7 iminyaka edlule

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How do I delete unwanted usernames or email addresses from Firefox login windows ...?

Example : When I log into my Twitter account, two usernames appear when I type in the first letter of the usename. Firefox does not allow me to delete / remove the unwant… (funda kabanzi)

Example : When I log into my Twitter account, two usernames appear when I type in the first letter of the usename. Firefox does not allow me to delete / remove the unwanted address ...

Asked by KevinJones 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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is there firefox 64 bit for windows 7 64 bit?

I was hoping there is a 64 bit version that runs with windows 7 64 bit. Please let me know as both of the pc's in my house run 64 bit win 7 and firefox version 20 32 bit.… (funda kabanzi)

I was hoping there is a 64 bit version that runs with windows 7 64 bit. Please let me know as both of the pc's in my house run 64 bit win 7 and firefox version 20 32 bit. Thank you.

Asked by Jimjams503 7 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by user633449 7 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox loading pages really slow

So a lot of pages are loading really slow like minutes, like youtube and hot.ee mail service and a lot more. It started to happen when i updated to 20.0. Looked up some s… (funda kabanzi)

So a lot of pages are loading really slow like minutes, like youtube and hot.ee mail service and a lot more. It started to happen when i updated to 20.0. Looked up some suggestions and found that about:config network.http.keep-alive to false help. And so i did it and it worked, but next time i opened firefox again it was slow loading again, but keep-alive is false still, disabled all not nessecary plugins and extensions and i dont seem to find a solution. Been a firefox user for a long time and dont want to change my browser.

Asked by kass030 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Kelstra 7 iminyaka edlule

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How do I install Firefox on a computer with no current browser on it?

I have a laptop with a corrupt browser (Explorer) and I want to install Firebox. But, because the current browser won't launch I have no access to the download site. … (funda kabanzi)

I have a laptop with a corrupt browser (Explorer) and I want to install Firebox. But, because the current browser won't launch I have no access to the download site.

Asked by michael4444 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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Suddenly my mouse wheel does not scroll a page as before on various web pages, but on some pages it works fine; Why?

Yesterday I noticed that my mouse wheel no longer scrolls from anywhere on a web page. On some pages it works well but not on others. It's almost as if it hits a blind sp… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday I noticed that my mouse wheel no longer scrolls from anywhere on a web page. On some pages it works well but not on others. It's almost as if it hits a blind spot and will no longer scroll. If I move the pointer onto the scroll bar, or near the margin, it usually works there. If I move to a different web page it may work differently. It seems as if the formatting of the page determines whether or not it will scroll. It was not like this two days ago. It's frustrating when you move the wheel and expect the page to scroll and it doesn't. If I restart FF in safe mode the mouse wheel scrolls properly.

Asked by greybeard 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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Adobe flash player keeps crashing

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the current (as of 6/22/13) flash plugin for Firefox. I also have turned off hardware acceleration but my flash player keeps crashing … (funda kabanzi)

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the current (as of 6/22/13) flash plugin for Firefox. I also have turned off hardware acceleration but my flash player keeps crashing on every youtube video I try.

Crash reports With Hardware Acceleration: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/929ae2cc-b007-4dee-900f-a66fc2130623

Without: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/ca2d2983-77b4-4ccf-a271-9e48c2130623

Also Firefox just stopped responding when I allowed the troubleshooter, but it did give information after restoring my previous session.

Asked by Chomper 7 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by John99 6 iminyaka edlule

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How do I open each new tab as my home page?

My home page includes my Google search box. I would like each new tab to be the same as my home page when opened. Please can you tell me how this is done? Many thanks … (funda kabanzi)

My home page includes my Google search box. I would like each new tab to be the same as my home page when opened. Please can you tell me how this is done? Many thanks

Asked by FreddieD 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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Pop ups and little ads keep appearing on the screen even though I have pop-upblocker on. How do I stop it?

Randomly when I turn on firefox, go to a new page or open a new tab I will either get a full blown pop up (Almost all of them are awful but one was actually a full TV epi… (funda kabanzi)

Randomly when I turn on firefox, go to a new page or open a new tab I will either get a full blown pop up (Almost all of them are awful but one was actually a full TV episode which threw me for a loop. And it was to a show I actually like) or I will get a little tiny add or video in the bottom right hand corner. Most of the time, though HIGHLY annoying, I can just close it down. But when it pops up when I'm trying to watch something on Netflix I have to refresh the page in order for it to go away. I have popup-blocker on but I'm still getting popup and little ads like crazy. I've run virus and malware scans. But it doesn't find anything. I don't want to reinstall firefox if possible because I don't want to have to copy my 50 bookmarks....anything else I can do? Help?

Asked by Miranell 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 7 iminyaka edlule

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Why can't my YouTube Video Downloaders download VEVO vids anymore?

I have two Firefox downloaders - Easy YouTube Video Downloader 6.8 and 1-Click YouTube Video Downloader 2.0.6. Both work fine on videos that are not VEVO. I was able to u… (funda kabanzi)

I have two Firefox downloaders - Easy YouTube Video Downloader 6.8 and 1-Click YouTube Video Downloader 2.0.6. Both work fine on videos that are not VEVO. I was able to until a few days ago. Any ideas?

Asked by CherokeeJack 7 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Shafiqlove 6 iminyaka edlule