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FIrefox occasionally asks for a master password, in a dialog-box, in middle of its window, instead of dropdown -- Do I have malware ?

FIrefox occasionally asks for a master password, in a dialog-box, in middle of its window, instead of the usual drop-down from the top of its window -- Do I have malware … (funda kabanzi)

FIrefox occasionally asks for a master password, in a dialog-box, in middle of its window, instead of the usual drop-down from the top of its window -- Do I have malware ?

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Asked by rsblanchard 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 iminyaka edlule

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Tab bar has moved down into webpages so titles no longer visible.

One day the tab titles partially dropped down off the black strip of the tab bar into the web pages. It is now very hard to read the titles. How do I get them back up? Th… (funda kabanzi)

One day the tab titles partially dropped down off the black strip of the tab bar into the web pages. It is now very hard to read the titles. How do I get them back up? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Anne 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Dinushi Dhananjani 1 unyaka odlule

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won't open new page when I click bookmark, instead changes pages EVEN THO PREFERENCES SET TO OPEN NEW PAGES

Firefox keeps on changing pages, even yanking minimized pages back onto the screen and changing them, even though I have Firefox preferences set to always open new pages … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox keeps on changing pages, even yanking minimized pages back onto the screen and changing them, even though I have Firefox preferences set to always open new pages to accommodate links on a page or bookmarks.

I don't want Firefox to tamper with any pages, period. If I have a pages minimized, no way should Firefox be yanking that page up back onto the screen because it's "too lazy" to open up a new page to accommodate a bookmark or link clicked on.

It's extremely aggravating to click a link on a page, get a new page then, when I click the page to close it I find no page underneath, indicating that Firefox had changed the original page rather than open up a new page automatically to accommodate the link, etc.

What's the point of me in Firefox preferences setting it up for Firefox to open up new pages automatically when afterwards it doesn't?

Asked by tncdel 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by tncdel 8 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox Sync: Is it safe?

Hi all, I just noticed that there was an update to Firefox’s sync service and it seems that my old sync details no longer work so I need to move to the new system. Since … (funda kabanzi)

Hi all, I just noticed that there was an update to Firefox’s sync service and it seems that my old sync details no longer work so I need to move to the new system. Since I do so much of my work and I keep so much highly personal information in Firefox, I just wanted to know how I can check if this new Firefox sync service is safe. Is my personal information safe? Can my personal information be shared with others? Can the Mozilla people access my personal information? I didn’t want to use Firefox Sync until I was 100% certain that it was safe and nobody could access my personal information such as the Mozilla people or anyone else.

Asked by newbie333 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user633449 6 iminyaka edlule

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When I click on a link in Twitter, Facebook, other, the page opens but then goes to Yahoo search. How do i kill that?

I have Google set as my default search engine. When I am in any of a number of sites and click on a link to open it, the page does open but only momentarily, and then the… (funda kabanzi)

I have Google set as my default search engine. When I am in any of a number of sites and click on a link to open it, the page does open but only momentarily, and then the browser switches over to Yahoo search for that topic. I'd like to keep this from happening but don't know how. I'm on a Mac Book Pro, OS 10.9.5. this was not happening before the switch to Yahoo as the default Firefox search engine.

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Asked by DavidRopeik 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 6 iminyaka edlule

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How do I make Firefox quit reloading web pages multiple times (while I'm reading a page), so the back button will go back to previous page

The back button has not been working properly for maybe a month. I've finally addressed the problem but have no solution. Updated to Firefox 43.0, disabled all my add-ons… (funda kabanzi)

The back button has not been working properly for maybe a month. I've finally addressed the problem but have no solution. Updated to Firefox 43.0, disabled all my add-ons plus reverted to default header, then also ran the refresh which deleted my add-ons. This problem happens on multiple web sites. I'll click on Rawstory.com (as an example), then click on an article and start reading it. While the page doesn't appear to reload as I read, I have noticed that the little Rawstory icon in the tab winks (as if reloading the page). This happens over and over again. Now I know to pull down the window under the back arrow to see what happened. The last page that I read ended up showing up 9 times under the back arrow, even though all I'd done was click on it once and read the article. I've wondered if my clicking on the scroll bar to read down the article is somehow causing this problem (ditto for using my fingers on the track pad). Thanks for your help.

Asked by Jerseygirl01 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Jerseygirl01 5 iminyaka edlule

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FF 57 is apparently incompatible with Xmarks - downloading from their server DELETES everything in my Bookmarks Toolbar

I use Xmarks to synchronize bookmarks ACROSS browsers. Many of the commercial sites (such as LLBean and Orvis, I haven't listed those I've encountered - undoubtedly I sho… (funda kabanzi)

I use Xmarks to synchronize bookmarks ACROSS browsers. Many of the commercial sites (such as LLBean and Orvis, I haven't listed those I've encountered - undoubtedly I should have) I purchase from do not support Firefox and it is impossible to place orders with them, so I must use Chrome. I WANT Chrome AND Safari synchronized with Firefox, so I am free to switch between them.

Anyway, since FF 57 (which has apparently been FORCED on me), the Xmarks pop-up saying synchronization is needed has a download from server option. I have VERIFIED that their server HAS the lastest and complete set of my Bookmarks Toolbar folders and sites within the folders.

Selecting "download" WIPES OUT ALL my Bookmarks Toolbar folders and their contents in FF 57. I have seen this happen now TWICE.

Apparently, as many are saying, Mozilla wants us all to move to Chrome or Safari.

I can get my bookmarks back by importing FROM Chrome (THANKFULLY), but then I must move each folder from the "Bookmarks from Chrome" folder to the Bookmarks Toolbar.

Asked by Paul Hubert 3 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Happy112 3 iminyaka edlule

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How do eliminate the redirect from DuckDuckGo through r.serch.yahoo.com, which never loads my favorite pages?

Some of my favorite web pages are now unavailable because search requests are redirected to the "r.search.yahoo.com" server, which results in a no-load timeout error. Ju… (funda kabanzi)

Some of my favorite web pages are now unavailable because search requests are redirected to the "r.search.yahoo.com" server, which results in a no-load timeout error. Just started last week. I have found no solutions online, other that someone selling a malware program that claims to find and remove it. I have refreshed Firefox, to no avail. I have searched this forum, without result. I may be missing something here (the forum), but wonder if this is a result of malware that neither Malwarebytes or Norton Security is missing. Any ideas out there?

Asked by JCosmoAsp 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by JCosmoAsp 2 iminyaka edlule

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I updated my Firefox as the browser said I needed to, and when opening the browser after restarting, ALL my bookmarks are gone! How do I get them back?

A small notification stating "critical Firefox update needed", or something like that. I downloaded the most recent version, deleted the old one from my desktop, and open… (funda kabanzi)

A small notification stating "critical Firefox update needed", or something like that. I downloaded the most recent version, deleted the old one from my desktop, and opened the new one, and ALL my bookmarks are now GONE! How do i get them back???

Asked by sgtck72 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule

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Why is my new update of 10.0 opening with Work Offline as the default? In about:config network.manage-offline-status is set to false.

Why is my new update of 10.0 opening with Work Offline as the default? In about:config network.manage-offline-status is set to false. It does this every time I start a n… (funda kabanzi)

Why is my new update of 10.0 opening with Work Offline as the default? In about:config network.manage-offline-status is set to false. It does this every time I start a new Firefox process when no other Firefox processes are running.

Asked by huh77 9 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by 032212 9 iminyaka edlule

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url search bar drop down list

How can I restore the search bar drop down list and current search engine icon as it was up to FF version 56 I never upgraded because of this missing convenient feature f… (funda kabanzi)

How can I restore the search bar drop down list and current search engine icon as it was up to FF version 56 I never upgraded because of this missing convenient feature for multilingual users besides this I hate tabs

Asked by macssam 1 unyaka odlule

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too little space for URL / addressbar - need vertical left/right add-on bar to place extension icons

While browsing, the URL is essential. I often need to drag / copy this URL to another application. Most of the time there simply is NO room at all to even grab the URL. … (funda kabanzi)

While browsing, the URL is essential. I often need to drag / copy this URL to another application. Most of the time there simply is NO room at all to even grab the URL. So we need to enlarge the browser window in order to enlarge the toolbar.

Does any add on or extension exist that adds an additional left, right or bottom 'bar' where we can place extension icons / controls? So as to maximize room for the addressbar? With bigger and bigger monitors available it is just plain ridiculous to not be able to use this space.

Asked by ipanini 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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How to find the folder containing a bookmark

I can easily find a bookmark by searching in the Library "All bookmarks" window. However, I cannot figure out how to see folder that contains that bookmark. In Safari the… (funda kabanzi)

I can easily find a bookmark by searching in the Library "All bookmarks" window. However, I cannot figure out how to see folder that contains that bookmark. In Safari there an optional column for folder and you can then right-click and get an option to open the folder.

Is there a way to do this in Firefox?

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Asked by Louie S 1 unyaka odlule

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Can't unblock website that is safe

So I'm am trying to access discordapp.com but it is blocked. It is a very popular site and I know it is secure. How do I unlock it? I do not have avast. … (funda kabanzi)

So I'm am trying to access discordapp.com but it is blocked. It is a very popular site and I know it is secure. How do I unlock it? I do not have avast.

Asked by BGovern 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 3 iminyaka edlule

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Can't contact one particular web site from an email link

2 months ago the email links to articles that I had been using for years stopped working. Error message says can't connect with the web site. This is a very popular web … (funda kabanzi)

2 months ago the email links to articles that I had been using for years stopped working. Error message says can't connect with the web site. This is a very popular web site.

Asked by dennisedds 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule