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08/13/22 = Missing Firefox icon on taskbar

I haven't used this laptop (Win10) in a few days, but FFox just updated to 103.0.2 and the icon in the taskbar is no longer there. It's a "blank page" looking thing. Wow.… (funda kabanzi)

I haven't used this laptop (Win10) in a few days, but FFox just updated to 103.0.2 and the icon in the taskbar is no longer there. It's a "blank page" looking thing. Wow. After years of having FFox in my taskbar, I'm surprised by how disorienting this is. LOL.

I unpinned from the taskbar, and the icon appeared for a half second before it went away. Re-pinned, and the blank page icon is back. Creating a shortcut for the desktop works just fine, but I'm used to the taskbar.

Obviously, I can deal with this, but I thought y'all should know that this broke in the last update. At least, for me, it did.

Thanks,

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Asked by xyz10 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 1 unyaka odlule

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Poor video quality

I've tried everything to fix poor picture quality when streaming "third party" videos, e.g., YouTube. Colors are washed out; weird contrast; everything looks like it's co… (funda kabanzi)

I've tried everything to fix poor picture quality when streaming "third party" videos, e.g., YouTube. Colors are washed out; weird contrast; everything looks like it's coming through a haze. Streams from Netflix, Amazon look normal. And sorry, guys, the same third party streams from YouTube et al. look totally normal in the MS Outlook browser. Have tried all kinds of settings and rebooted as well. No change.

Please advise. This problem appears to be unique to Firefox.

Asked by rwerber45 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by andrea.dika 1 unyaka odlule

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Specific fields not allowing paste

For the past year or so i have run into certain fields that will not accept a paste, whether by right click or Ctrl-v, and the behavior is consistent every time i try on … (funda kabanzi)

For the past year or so i have run into certain fields that will not accept a paste, whether by right click or Ctrl-v, and the behavior is consistent every time i try on that specific website. For example, a payment section of our utilities where though i can Ctrl-v my routing number (also it can be filled by what i can describe as a saved autofill - when you click in the field and the entry appears just below), but i can not paste my account number into the account space by either method (right click or Ctrl-v - nor does anything show below the field when one clicks in it).

I have always presumed that this is an intended behavior by whomever coded the webpage for security, but i just plain old find it annoying. Any chance i am correct in that it is a coding option these days, and if so, is there any way to break it?

Thank you!

Asked by bem67 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Virus / Malware Warning Every Time I Open Firefox

A few days ago I was downloading a ZIP file and was warned that "This file contains a virus or malware". Fine, thank you for telling me but now how do I seeing the same w… (funda kabanzi)

A few days ago I was downloading a ZIP file and was warned that "This file contains a virus or malware". Fine, thank you for telling me but now how do I seeing the same warning every time I start Firefox? The file in question does not exist on my computer so far as I can tell and I did a thorough search through 3.5tB of storage on the machine to make sure. How do I stop this warning?

Asked by Bodger 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Windows 11 Audio fail, works on all other browsers

First time ever. Tested other browsers, sound works fine. Changed no settings when it suddenly went silent. Refreshed. Uninstalled/reinstalled. Nada/nothing. So to not fe… (funda kabanzi)

First time ever. Tested other browsers, sound works fine. Changed no settings when it suddenly went silent. Refreshed. Uninstalled/reinstalled. Nada/nothing. So to not feel as if I've lost my hearing, I won't be using Firefox until there's a fix on their end, already tried everything suggested in troubleshooting and refreshed. It's just not playing well with Win11.

Asked by VeeVee 1 unyaka odlule

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Session Restore - a version older than the previous session

I had several windows open in Firefox. These have disappeared but I'm not sure exactly when it happened. 'Restore the previous session' does not help as it only restores… (funda kabanzi)

I had several windows open in Firefox. These have disappeared but I'm not sure exactly when it happened.

'Restore the previous session' does not help as it only restores a single window. I need to go back in history (I have backups so can refer to older files if needed). I have checked 'session-store.backups' and have several .jsonlz4 files, ranging from early October to late October. The older versions are much larger.

Do these files contain my older session data? If yes, how do I load them to get the relevant session windows? I am not worried about losing any data since that time.

Thanks

Asked by janes1001 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox version 102 removed Edit and Resend Request (Console Tools) - and broke "Resend"

Using Firefox version 102: Open console tools and navigate to Network tab Right click on a POST request "Edit and Resend" is no longer an option? There is still the rese… (funda kabanzi)

Using Firefox version 102:

Open console tools and navigate to Network tab Right click on a POST request "Edit and Resend" is no longer an option? There is still the resend option Clicking resend allows you to edit the request, but unfortunately the "Content-Length" attribute is not automatically updated like it was with edit and resend, so all requests fail after being edited. This is because the Content-Length header indicates the size of the message body, in bytes, sent to the recipient. When you add or removes bytes in a JSON request for example, it doesn't get updated. The attribute can also not be manually set. How can I use version 102 to edit and resend requests the same way I used to?

Thank you.

Asked by programming_all_night 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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can't get torrent files to open in my torrent client

Hi I don't know what's happened to cause this, but for the last few days if I grab a torrent file online, I only get the option to save the file, no option to automatica… (funda kabanzi)

Hi

I don't know what's happened to cause this, but for the last few days if I grab a torrent file online, I only get the option to save the file, no option to automatically open in my torrent client.

I have been to Firefox general settings, and Applications - "Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing" but .torrent is not listed. When I search "torrent" in the Applications search box, I get only "magnet" as a result, nothing for "torrent" files (see image).

Any advice on how to automatically open .torrent files from the web in my torrent client would be appreciated.

Asked by dave54321ac 2 iminyaka edlule

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Headphones not working with Firefox and only Firefox

1) When I played a video on Youtube with Firefox via my computer speakers, they worked flawlessly. 2) Then I plugged in my headphones via the headphones jack, there is no… (funda kabanzi)

1) When I played a video on Youtube with Firefox via my computer speakers, they worked flawlessly. 2) Then I plugged in my headphones via the headphones jack, there is no sound. 3) I went to Windows settings and checked the volume mixer and tested the sound, the headphones worked. 4) I opened Edge and played a video on Youtube, the headphones work flawlessly. 5) I played a video through my media player, the headphones work flawlessly.

So my conclusion is that it is Firefox that is broken.

I closed Firefox and restarted it and tried steps 1 to 5 above, still got the same results. Firefox did not play any sound over the headphones while all the others worked flawlessly.

I restarted my computer and tried the steps again and still got the same results.

I also deleted Cookies and Site data from Firefox settings and still no luck.

Any suggestions?

Asked by chris1810 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by chris1810 1 unyaka odlule

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Windows 11, Firefox v 100.0, Change Scrollbar Width

I went into about:config and changed the following values in order to widen the scrollbar: css. scrollbar-width was true changed to false… (funda kabanzi)

I went into about:config and changed the following values in order to widen the scrollbar:

css. scrollbar-width was true changed to false idget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override was 0 changed to 100 widget.non-native-theme.enabled was true changed to false

Changing these values didn't widen my scrollbar. Without getting into coding, is there another way to make the scrollbar wider? (I changed them all back to the original settings when they didn't work.)

Asked by Denise 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Windows defender detected a Trojan

Recently I did a full scan with Microsoft defender and it detected a file in the “firefox/profiles../cache2/entries” as a trojan:PowerShell/Meterpreter.A (And also someth… (funda kabanzi)

Recently I did a full scan with Microsoft defender and it detected a file in the “firefox/profiles../cache2/entries” as a trojan:PowerShell/Meterpreter.A (And also something related to gzip I’m sorry that I didn’t take a screenshot of the message but I completely freaked out and deleted it immediately after scanning with the other AVs). I installed malwarebytes and Avast and did a full scan they returned with a no malware has been detected. In the moment I panicked and immediately deleted the file (I should’ve uploaded to virustotal to see its behavior and what it can do and change to my PC if it is indeed malicious). Then I did a full rescan using Microsoft defender and it returned with a 0 threats found. However, I only went to a couple of websites recently which as far as I know are safe such as msi, cpuid, I don’t go to shady websites plus I have ublock origins as an Adblock. My question is as follows how much percentage wise this Trojan is a false positive and if it is a virus how much damage it did (the thing that got me freaked out is that it’s a meterpreter)

Asked by wafeyo2691 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Reader View icon missing.

READER VIEW icon is missing from the toolbar, and ENTER READER MODE is missing from the VIEW menu, even on sites/pages where it is enabled on my other computer. Firefox v… (funda kabanzi)

READER VIEW icon is missing from the toolbar, and ENTER READER MODE is missing from the VIEW menu, even on sites/pages where it is enabled on my other computer. Firefox version 104.02

Asked by rob.riley 1 unyaka odlule

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Update of Firefox without Administrator privileges

I have Firefox Browser version 112.0.1 (64-bit). Firefox says that there is a new update. In order to install the new update it is required to have Administrator privileg… (funda kabanzi)

I have Firefox Browser version 112.0.1 (64-bit). Firefox says that there is a new update. In order to install the new update it is required to have Administrator privileges in the computer. Until now, to update Firefow, Administrator privileges were not required.

Asked by arieltzvicarp 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox printing with System print dialog

Since the last update to Firefox I have not been able to print using the system dialog. Only the new Firefox print screen comes up. How can I return to system printing … (funda kabanzi)

Since the last update to Firefox I have not been able to print using the system dialog. Only the new Firefox print screen comes up. How can I return to system printing dialog?

Also the ability to set print quality in the Firefox print screen does not exist. I can do copies, black or color, duplex printing, etc but not set the print quality like draft, text, photo, etc.

I also have many forms I've setup for printing and I can't access these.

Thanks, Pat

Asked by patbarrmail 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Unable to download PDFs in embedded pdf.js viewer

Example Site: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/media/pdf/genesis-school-inc-revocation-hearing but I've had it happen on several sites. On this page, I am not able to click the down… (funda kabanzi)

Example Site: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/media/pdf/genesis-school-inc-revocation-hearing but I've had it happen on several sites.

On this page, I am not able to click the download button built into the pdf.js viewer and have it download - it clicks and does nothing. If I right click in the frame and click "Show only this frame", then I can download the PDF using that same button. Any ideas?

Asked by FrigginMcMonster 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox prefers IPv4 address in a dual-stack environment

Hi, I'm using IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses in my home network. But Firefox uses always the IPv4 connection when I open a website. When I open the same website in MS Ed… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I'm using IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses in my home network. But Firefox uses always the IPv4 connection when I open a website. When I open the same website in MS Edge, the IPv6 connection is used.

I've captured the network traffic during opening a website in Firefox, which is reachable over IPv4 and IPv6. First I see two DNS queries (A and AAAA) for the domain name. Both responses containing the correct IP address, and they arrive nearly at the same time at the client. Next I can see the TCP handshake. But it's send between the IPv4 address only. No IPv6 connection was attempted.

When I run the IPv6 test at https://test-ipv6.com, the IPv6 resuls are nearly fine. Only the web browser test says "Your browser has real working IPv6 address - but is avoiding using it."

When I run the same test in MS Edge, all tests are fine.

So it seems that this is not a OS or network issue. It affects Firefox only.

What I've already tried:

  • Disabled all extensions
  • Created a new profile
  • Used the IPv6 address of the website instead of the FQDN -> Works fine.
  • Checked DNS cache of Firefox (about:networking). It contains the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses of the requested websites

I guess that Firefox prefers the A record for some reason. But I've no idea why. Has anybody an idea what could causing this?

Thanks.

Jas Man

Asked by JasMan 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by JasMan 1 unyaka odlule

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I Lost my Firefox browser for Mac 10.9.5, and can't get a replacement that works.

I could'nt play Netflix or Amazon videos on my Firefox browser, I have an old MacBook pro OS 10.9.5 (it's the last operating system I can use.. I have photoshop 6 and it … (funda kabanzi)

I could'nt play Netflix or Amazon videos on my Firefox browser, I have an old MacBook pro OS 10.9.5 (it's the last operating system I can use.. I have photoshop 6 and it won't work on any further OSs) I went to update Firefox, was not sure what version it was. and my computer asked" replace current version of Firefox with New" , I said yes, it did.. and then after I downloaded it, I noticed there was a circle with a slash going thru it on Firefox Icon, when I tried to open new firefox , it bascically said will not work with this OS. I could not go back and lost firefox alltogher, which also had my prefernces and autofill passwords etc. I went to Mozilla site to see if I could find an older version of firefox.. This is what I found : Firefox version 78 was the last supported Firefox version for Mac users of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. These users were moved to the Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) channel by an application update.

I downloaded it and it said It will not work on my OS, So, How can I basically get the same firefox I had or whatever the last version that works on my computer..and best case senario save my prefernces and passwords, which maybe might have been saved somehow when I tried to change in the begining .. thanks so much for your help.

Asked by silversgene 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule