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Update won't load - keeps stopping 2/3 of the way through, and then an error msg.

I am still having to use my old winxp, and it was running fine the other day. When I got home that night, I had lost the ability to use FF, I couldn't get a browser to c… (funda kabanzi)

I am still having to use my old winxp, and it was running fine the other day. When I got home that night, I had lost the ability to use FF, I couldn't get a browser to come up at all, and finally had to resort to an old version of IE to get into the FF site to try to find out what happened. The msg. about 'using an older version,update now' kept popping up, although mine hadn't been that old.

I finally got a VERY old version of FF to upload, but have lost all of my bookmarks. Every time I try to update to the latest version (3 times now), the update gets about 2/3 of the way through, then stops, with an error msg. Because I am on dial-up (no choice in our rural hills), it has been extremely frustrating, with the update download taking almost 5 hours each time. None of the articles has provided the info about why the upload failed. Any ideas about the failure to update?

Asked by Lisabetts94 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 4 iminyaka edlule

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CSS to change background color of Find bar

1. What CSS code do I need in order to change the background color of Firefox's "Find" bar? 2. Will changing the background color of the Find bar also affect the Quick F… (funda kabanzi)

1. What CSS code do I need in order to change the background color of Firefox's "Find" bar?

2. Will changing the background color of the Find bar also affect the Quick Find (i.e. FAYT) bar, or does that require separate code?

I use the Status-4-Evar extension, and the following code changes its color:

  1. status4evar-status-bar {

-moz-appearance: none !important; background-color: #C8D7F1 !important; }

It works great, and so I wanted to also be able to do the same for the Find bar.

I've tried to find the ID of the Findbar so that I could insert the ID into the above CSS example, but I have been unable to locate the correct ID that I should use.

(Firefox v29)

Asked by Quisquose 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 iminyaka edlule

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Hide placeholder text only in certain text boxes

I would like to hide placeholder text in the URL Address bar and Search bar ONLY, and nowhere else. I found the some CSS code that works, but it hides placeholder text in… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to hide placeholder text in the URL Address bar and Search bar ONLY, and nowhere else.

I found the some CSS code that works, but it hides placeholder text in ALL text boxes, not just the URL and Web Search boxes.

How should I modify the code below to restrict it so that other textboxes (such as the Quick Find / FAYT) remains unaffected?

  • |*.textbox-input::-moz-placeholder { color:transparent !important; }
  • |*.textbox-input:focus::-moz-placeholder { color:transparent !important; }

I'm guessing some IDs need to be added in place of the *|*, but I don't know the correct syntax to use.

Asked by Quisquose 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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when troubleshooting information page appears there is no confirmation window that says "Restart Firefox"

your information page shows a confirmation window "Reset Firefox to its default state" no such window appears when I go to the Troubleshooting information, only a long li… (funda kabanzi)

your information page shows a confirmation window "Reset Firefox to its default state" no such window appears when I go to the Troubleshooting information, only a long list of details.

Asked by manfin 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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Want TABS to BELOW the address bar, in about:config "browser.tabs.onTop" is not there

I want my tabs below the address bar. I read the tip to: "about:config" then search for "browser.tabs.onTop" and set to false browser.tabs.onTop DOES NOT COME UP, IT I… (funda kabanzi)

I want my tabs below the address bar. I read the tip to: "about:config" then search for "browser.tabs.onTop" and set to false

browser.tabs.onTop DOES NOT COME UP, IT IS NOT IN THE LIST OF OPTIONS!!!

Asked by apierre 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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I want tabs that open links I click on to appear at the end (far right) of my browser. Is there a way to control ordering of tabs?

I find it confusing that when I click on a link, the new tab for that link opens somewhere in the middle of my line of tabs. I would prefer that new tabs would appear an… (funda kabanzi)

I find it confusing that when I click on a link, the new tab for that link opens somewhere in the middle of my line of tabs. I would prefer that new tabs would appear and the end (far right) of the tab lineup. I see no way of controlling the order of tabs in Firefox. Is there a way to accomplish what I want?

Asked by Dandelion 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 7 iminyaka edlule

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Is my version of Firefox the current one?

Installed version of Firefox is showing as 10.0.2 on a Windows 7 HP 64 bit machine. Firefox says it is up to date. Is this correct? It has been installed for over twel… (funda kabanzi)

Installed version of Firefox is showing as 10.0.2 on a Windows 7 HP 64 bit machine. Firefox says it is up to date. Is this correct? It has been installed for over twelve months and no updates have been installed according to the Firefox update history. Many thanks.

Asked by LG2165 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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Why won't e-mail load to main computer past mar 9?

When I opened my e-mail this AM it only showed e-mails from mar 9 back, including deleted e-mails from that time. It greys out part of tool bar when I try "get e-mail" n… (funda kabanzi)

When I opened my e-mail this AM it only showed e-mails from mar 9 back, including deleted e-mails from that time. It greys out part of tool bar when I try "get e-mail" nothing happens. Called DSL server and they got same results. No new e-mails show on my Mac Mimi or their computer. I have logged out and restarted my computer x's 2 - no results. I do get my full current in box on my Kindle. How do I fix this? At 4:57 Pm CST I logged out (again!!) of this account and into my other account and when I returned to this account it was working!!???

Asked by betty7232 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user633449 7 iminyaka edlule

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From the bookmark toolbar cant sign out with the Yahoo "sign out" icon.

From the bookmark toolbar I can't sign out using the Yahoo "sign out" icon anymore. Deleting cache & cookies didn't help. I always use my own PC. Any help is apprecia… (funda kabanzi)

From the bookmark toolbar I can't sign out using the Yahoo "sign out" icon anymore. Deleting cache & cookies didn't help. I always use my own PC. Any help is appreciated. Thanx.

Asked by happyfox 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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Trying to download the latest version of Firefox - get the message that it can't be loaded because an item that is needed is not in use - what item?

When I try to download the newest version of Firefox, I get a message saying that Firefox needs and "item not in use". It doesn't identify the item. How do I find and g… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to download the newest version of Firefox, I get a message saying that Firefox needs and "item not in use". It doesn't identify the item. How do I find and get the right item?

Asked by jrpantel 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jrpantel 8 iminyaka edlule

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The algorithms for contacts in my address book quit working. How do I restore this time saving function?

In the past by typing in a letter or two the name of the addressee would appear and by clicking it the address would be recorded for sending message. It quit working and… (funda kabanzi)

In the past by typing in a letter or two the name of the addressee would appear and by clicking it the address would be recorded for sending message. It quit working and I would like to know how to get it to work again. Help!!!

Asked by rjlauten 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user633449 8 iminyaka edlule

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Cookie exceptions spontaneously change.

On the Privacy tab in Options the check box for Accept cookies from sites is unchecked. I pressed the Exceptions button and added many websites to accept cookies from and… (funda kabanzi)

On the Privacy tab in Options the check box for Accept cookies from sites is unchecked. I pressed the Exceptions button and added many websites to accept cookies from and clicked Allow for Session on each one. Sometimes I go to a website where I have to sign in with a username and password and the site states that my browser is refusing to accept cookies even though I had added the site to the exception list. When I check the exception list, the status of the exception has changed from Allow for Session to Blocked. I have found several exceptions change on their own from allow to blocked and some even have changed again after I changed them back. What could be causing the exceptions to change and is there some way to make the settings persistent?

Asked by seablue 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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I am unable to open a blank tab. Just started doing this. Why?

Suddenly my browser will not allow me to open a blank tab. If I go to help or something like that a new tab will open however, clicking "open a new tab" does absolutely … (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly my browser will not allow me to open a blank tab. If I go to help or something like that a new tab will open however, clicking "open a new tab" does absolutely nothing. I have done nothing out of the ordinary to cause this as far as I can tell.

Asked by johndickey 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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Sync to make browser on both machines look the same

I was thinking I might be able to put a copy the profile from my desktop on my laptop, then open it to see the browsers matched; exactly. But that wouldn't help to keep … (funda kabanzi)

I was thinking I might be able to put a copy the profile from my desktop on my laptop, then open it to see the browsers matched; exactly. But that wouldn't help to keep them matched.

I have sync set up but that doesn't seem to make Firefox on both machines seamless; ie look and behave exactly the same.

So while I enter my FF password fairly often, I don't appreciate what it's doing; I don't see the results of the sync in the way the two look or act.

Asked by Michael 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user633449 8 iminyaka edlule

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Can't watch Getting Started video on 16.0.1 install page with up to date Intel Mac 10.6.8 - no mp4 plugin?

"Getting Started" page for Firefox 16.0.1 has a video window that plays audio only. Firefox test page for plugins shows RealPlayer, Flash, Flip4Mac and Java are up to dat… (funda kabanzi)

"Getting Started" page for Firefox 16.0.1 has a video window that plays audio only. Firefox test page for plugins shows RealPlayer, Flash, Flip4Mac and Java are up to date. What other video plugins are required. I'm currently using Firefox 10.0.2 and I'm not inclined to update unless I have good reasons to do so.

Asked by BigSash 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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I can not access a webmail site that I was using as recently as 2 days ago

Briefly noticed there had been an automatic restart of my laptop Tuesday morning, then was unable to access this website, which is my business email and I am home followi… (funda kabanzi)

Briefly noticed there had been an automatic restart of my laptop Tuesday morning, then was unable to access this website, which is my business email and I am home following back surgery. Please help, I need access!

Asked by ascdph 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user633449 8 iminyaka edlule

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v 10.0.2 auto update not working

I have been running FF 10.0.2 for a while, and was just told by a website that I needed to have FF 14 or FF 15 running. I have always had auto update turned on, but evid… (funda kabanzi)

I have been running FF 10.0.2 for a while, and was just told by a website that I needed to have FF 14 or FF 15 running. I have always had auto update turned on, but evidently, it is not working. I've now been "checking for updates" on the update channel, with no results after being connected for over 1/2 hour.

All suggestions appreciated -- I would simply download and install the latest version, if that will not eradicate my existing data.

Thoughts, please?

Many thanks

Asked by nongmin 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 8 iminyaka edlule

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I have a "Secure Connection Failed" problem accessing a HTTPS site.

I have a "Secure Connection Failed" problem accessing a HTTPS site. It is of this type: Your certificate contains the same serial number as another certificate issued by … (funda kabanzi)

I have a "Secure Connection Failed" problem accessing a HTTPS site. It is of this type:

Your certificate contains the same serial number as another certificate issued by the certificate authority. Please get a new certificate containing a unique serial number.

(Error code: sec_error_reused_issuer_and_serial)

Asked by fabricis 9 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 9 iminyaka edlule