How can I make Firefox stop loading 9 three old tabs (recognition successful installations of Add-ons) whenever it starts up?
I tried to clear the cache, uninstall Add-ons, then restarting.
I also tried to change the start page in Options/general/start, but the change is not saved. Upgrade to higher versions of Firefox has not remedied the problem. Other suggestions posted on the Web don't work anymore.
The three tabs that come back are: Welcome to the saved password Editor, thank you for the reminder Fox update and thank you for the installation of the coloured tabs. I need the two first modules, so please do not suggest delete them completely.
Thank you in advance!
Have you tried training the preferences not saved article and deleted all the files as prefs.js and prefs prefs-# .js and a possible user.js file in the Firefox profile folder?
You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder:
- Help > troubleshooting information > profile directory: opens showing the file
From time to time - maybe every 15 searches, perhaps 20, perhaps it is not always the same number of searches - when I try to search via the search box, Firefox will open the Options-> search page instead.
1. press Ctrl + K to activate the search box.
2. Enter the search keywords.
3. press ENTER.
Firefox opens the URL in the search engine, I configured to be my default.
Firefox opens the Options-> search page instead.
If you do not see the result of 'Real' try these steps of reproduction, then return to the #1 step and repeat until you do. I don't know how trying this requires. 15-20 I suggested before is maybe too low. Maybe it's 50?
How to make this stop? I want to just search - I don't want to have Firefox ask me to reconsider my search parameters.
A possible cause is that you have the mouse pointer in a position that is in the drop-down menu that opens if you type a query.
If the mouse pointer is in the wrong place, then you can call the element under the pointer of the mouse instead of the query.
If I wanted to downgrade to Firefox 36, I would have done the first time, they asked. In fact, I made do the first time, they have asked and discovered that 36 is so loaded down with no installable bloatware and other shit useless that no one asked to make it work as an overweight, elderly, stoned, quadruple turtle amputated with heat stroke, coma, immersed in molasses and blocking damn near constantly and offers absolutely no identifiable improvement , that's why the upgrade to 35.0.1. I don't want to keep hitting "Remind Me later" for the rest of eternity because I don't want to call back me later, or at least, not until they got rid of the bloatware and replaced 36 with something that actually works. How can I disable these nagging popup dialogs?
Hi, go to Options (gear) - in the 3 menu bar unless you moved, > Advanced tab, then the tab updated and you can set your preferences there.
However, I must stress that in the interests of safety you really have to use the latest version.
Hope that helps.
Whenever I download something, especially the smaller .torrent files, Firefox or .jpg scan virus download. In theory, it's a good thing. In practice, at least for me, that means my browser is blocked as long as 2 minutes (average is closer to 10 seconds) while it scans the file that I have ZERO concern about a virus in the first place. Now, it is quite possible that because I'm not a nerd of the game my computer is 'slow' by elitist standards (2 GHz is slow? 2 MB of RAM is slow?), but that is neither here nor there; I want this 'service' gone and I want it gone now.
You can disable the Firefox application for the downloaded file to scan.
- Type of topic: config in the address bar and press to enter.
- Accept the warning message that appears, this will then bring up a list of preferences.
- In the filter box, type scan
- Double-click on the
browser.download.manager.scanWhenDonepreference to change its value false
This procedure stops just Firefox asking that the file is analyzed, your antivirus software is likely to scan downloaded files, especially executable files. If you want to disable this analysis (not recommended), you should check the settings of your antivirus software.
I have FF 24.0 now, but what happened through several versions, and becomes more frequent. (Win 7 x 64, 8G ram, disk 1 t)
I always check "remember me" and "save this password" to sites like Facebook, Google + and many others still keep connect me, to the * less * every day and sometimes several times a day, so I have to connect everywhere today I had the frustration of being disconnected from a forum with every refresh of a page! (I am connected, press 'answer' and all of a sudden, "Sorry, you must log on to this!" HUH?)
I don't care if cookies never expire and no one else that my husband only has access to my computer and we know each and other passwords in any case.
I hope I can fix without reinstall firefox or delete the profile, because I have a bookmarks file large enough and about 9 Add ons to reinstall, more various plug-ins!
I begin to suspect its related to the race out of cache space-sites can't remember me when the cache is full? Since its fair to the max (he said 350 max, now he says 500), I empty the cache whenever I noticed full. I do not now clear until after he me disconnected several times.
Firefox should cut the cache for you automatically when he approaches of fullness. This would not affect your cookies.
It is possible that cookies are deleted or expired out at regular intervals by an add-on or external software.
Another possibility is that there is some sort of conflict or corruption with your cookies. You can delete all cookies for a particular site (e.g. Google) using the Page Info dialog box. While displaying a page on the site, try either:
- Right click and select View Page Info > Security > "View Cookies".
- ALT + t (open the classic Tools menu) > Page Info > Security > "View Cookies".
In the dialog box that opens, you can delete cookies from the site individually.
If all goes well after your next connection any conflict or corruption will be resolved.
I note also you have an extension that connects to Gmail on your behalf. As test, try to disable X-notify here:
Firefox orange (or the Tools menu) button > addons > Extensions category
Typically, a link will appear above a disability to restart Firefox extension. If so, which is necessary for the change to take effect.
Some sites to check not only the cookie but also other details of your connection as your computer's IP address. If it changes then you may need to re-authenticate. This was reported in some cases with Yahoo or the AOL network (including the Huffington Post) sites when the Firefox connection setting is set to "Auto-detect". You can check here:
the button Firefox orange (or the Tools menu) > Options > advanced > mini-onglet "Network" > "Settings" button
The default setting is "Use system proxy settings" and you could also try 'no proxy '.
If you are using an anonymisation service or the VPN private to disguise your real IP address, which could also be a problem.
It worked as I want to till last week and I am seriously considering change of Chrome for this reason.
Hello milosz123, this should be a simple solution: go to the menu view > zoom and turn off zoom text only.
Whenever I open my browser, plugins check page keeps opening, even though I've updated all my plugins.
How can I make this stop?
This is a bug with plugin blocklisting has been corrected.
You can correct this problem by forcing the blocklist.xml file to update or wait until Firefox updates the file.
This update will remove the gravity = '0' flags in the file that causes the problem.
- / questions/832793? page = 2 #answer-198407
- Bug 663722 - the release of blocklist is notably gravity = '0' where it should not be
I accidentally told firefox to remember my password instead of click do not remember. How can I make firefox forget?
Go to Tools-> options and on the Security tab click on passwords saved. This will give you a list of sites that you have saved a password. Just find Facebook and delete this entry.
There are a lot of useful information in this article on the Firefox Password Manager. He should answer any other questions you might have.
I hope this helps!
How can I make Firefox automatically show my homepage when you open a new tab (instead of a blank page now)?
(version 3.6.6 on Windows7 64-bit platform)
New tab homepage extension:
I can't get Firefox 5 operate on my old Mac. Firefox 4 went very well. I get a big circle with a line thruogh it icon
Firefox 4, or 5 is compiled to run on a PowerPC, only processors Intel processor. Sorry about that.
You can download Firefox 3.6 here: http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/all-older
Alternatively, there is an unofficial 5 Firefox for Mac PowerPC. You can read about it here:
For purposes of development, I have several versions of the Java runtime on my 64 bit Windows 7 computer. I try to keep the number of JDK and JRE installation to a minimum and I want Firefox to use JRE 1.7.0_21 (32 bit) because this happened with a version of JDK, I am forced to use another application.
Firefox however use JRE 1.6.0_31 and is correctly reported as non-secure. It offers me the upgrade option, but I don't want to download and install a different JRE since I already said 1.7.0_21 installed JRE. I would prefer very just to be able to point Firefox so that JRE. I don't see an option to select a different JRE installed however.
I tried to manually edit the file pluginreg.dat (I know, it says do not edit...) by changing the entries of JRE 1.6 and 1.7 of the JRE, but on reboot, my changes have been overwritten and was back at the old JRE. So I can't view some web sites (also company/internal) without having to change to any browsers.
Please let me know how I can make Firefox use the already installed JRE 1.7.
Firefox scans the registry to find the location of the plugins.
If Firefox detects a plugin and not the other, then that means that the other Java plugin is not having a corresponding registry key.
Why can't make you it more comfortable and easy to use? Firefox is a great program but its lack of customization. Personally, I think that all that lack of simplicity, unfortunately has no quality. How can I fix this without having to change to another browser?
Firefox automatically records the tabs when the user closes the it. They are available in history > restore previous Session and at the bottom of the default (topic: Home) home page - restore previous Session
... lack of customization?
Modules more how much?
I have two accounts for myself on my PC under Windows XP. In the administrative account, Firefox is already the default browser that appears when I double-click an HTML file, etc. Firefox knows that it is the default browser.
In my other account, whenever I start Firefox, it tells me that this isn't the default browser. By clicking here to make the value by default, or in the options, does nothing.
When I go to Set Program Access and defaults in the administrative account, 'use my current browser' is selected. Mozilla Firefox is not listed as an option. In my nonadministrator account, the Control Panel Add / Remove programs can be used. He says I don't have permission.
To check in the other account, you would have to temporarily give him administrator permissions.
I just bought a new computer laptop with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and installed Firefox 21. Everything has been compressed to a small part of my screen and change the font size has not helped, nor have layout.css.devPixelsPerPx evolution. I tried updating to Firefox 22 and now, the toolbars are extremely fuzzy, not to mention that everything is always compressed. How can I get this Firefox looks like the way it's supposed to; Crisp, clear and use of my screen?
Wow, everyone is complaining that their display is huge in Firefox 22.
Your PPP of Windows setting is set to '100% size text' or 96 DPI? You can check the setting using the control panel display.
When optimize you for Firefox, does not fully optimize? Apparently there were changes in Firefox 22 associated with window resizing (mentioned in another thread), but I'm not sure what it was.
Moreover, for your screenshot, maybe you can fill half of the screen with Firefox and the half of the screen with IE, both on the same page for comparison.
In case you mean that your windows everything changes to more than one low resolution screen stretched when you launch Firefox, on the compatibility of the shortcut tab program and make sure that none of the check boxes is selected it.
Im trying entirely chrome once a friend showed how my firefox got his act together. However I can't for the life of me set it as default browser. I tried the 'make firefox the default browser' button in firefox, making that opens the windows default programs Panel. Whenever I try to use the Panel she simply sets the Protocol http for every night, which is not yet installed! ( http://puu.sh/2vJHM ) I think that a possible solution would be to change the registry manually, but I don't know where to start.
Thank you for your help, but I managed to fix it by myself. The registry key for the associations of html and URLs of firefox have been corrupted so I scoured their in regedit (at HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML and HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL) and them deleted entirely, then redid them by clicking on the make default firefox button in the options.
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