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Why are Firefox and Bing launching on startup?

When I start my computer, sometimes Firefox will start without me starting it, with Bing open in one or more tabs. Firefox isn't set to open automatically when the computer starts, so this shouldn't ...
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Is there a way to restore deleted Firefox bookmarks?

I recently had my computer serviced by Geek Squad (never again) and they deleted my firefox.exe and all my bookmarks. When I browsed to C:\%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox there was nothing there except a ...
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Vmware vCloud director browse button do not work

I am using vmware director and i want to upload an iso image but the browse button do not work as you would expect it to. i took this screenshot I have masked the company details for privacy ...
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What does the ei= code in a Google link signify?

Whenever I hit cmd+K in Firefox I get redirected to a Google search page. I would expect it to just go to www.google.com but instead it sends me to a link that looks like this: ...
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How to open local folder in thumbnail view in Chrome or Firefox?

It's quite easy to open local picture files with Chrome or Firefox by right clicking > open with. When I navigate from the address bar into the folder the image is in I get a page like Index of ...
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How to view text file in Firefox window without downloading it?

I want to see the content of a .m3u8 file without downloading it. I remember reading this trick somewhere, but I can't remember exactly where. What I do remember, is that it involves adding special ...
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Firefox shows weird code when all tabs are closed

When I close the last tab by clicking on X on Firefox, it displays a long and weird JavaScript from http://s.ytimg.com/yts/jsbin/html5player-tr_TR-vflTXVVD8.js. Is this a bug? What does that code ...
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On OSX, how can I reload all visible browser windows at once?

I'd like to reload/refresh all my open/visible browser windows at once. Ideally I'm looking for one keyboard shortcut, or something like the existing contextual menu for reloading all tabs in a ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate to Firefox besides adding it as a CA?

Since it's not a wise thing to add a self-signed HTTPS cert as a CA to Firefox, my question is: How can I add a self-signed certificate to Mozilla Firefox? (not as a CA). So that I will not be warned ...
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Is GDDR5 compatible with DDR3?

I want to buy a MSI GeForce GTX 760 that is GDDR5 and I have a motherboard that is only DDR3. The thing is, I don't know if there is a newer type of motherboard that can support GDDR5 or my ...
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how to survey and show every single connection from Firefox?

I want to find which files or data is downloaded while loading and interacting on a specific webpage. How do I show every connection attempt from Firefox? I would like to use command line tools ...
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Flash plugin “unresponsive” if application is in fullscreen

if I have a website with anything flash open, and I open another application such as Powder toy, VLC, etc in Fullscreen mode, Firefox will rudely minimize the application to tell me "the flash plugin ...
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Downloaded a Firefox Addon on addons.mozilla.COM. Ignored Untrusted Certificate. Should I worry?

This site: https://en-us.add-ons.mozilla.com has an untrusted certificate. (At least with my browser: Iceweasel 24.2.0) I find that highly suspicious. But I do not know enough about such ...
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Why is Chrome the only major browser that supports printing to PDF? [closed]

Chrome has had the ability to print a webpage to a PDF for quite a while now. Why is it that the other 2 major browsers have not followed suit? Is it because of... licensing technological hurdle ...
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program or extension to save google news archive images [closed]

I use the google news archive a lot and I just printscreen and paste what I want to save and I usually have to merge two or three parts together to get the complete object. This is pretty time ...
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Automatic Copy to clipboard when deleting bunch of text

Since some time I noticed an irritating behaviour on my PC (Windows 7). Whenever i have a bunch of text. Want to copy part of it (to clipboard), and later select remaining text and delete it with ...
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Open Source alternative to XMarks / Firefox Sync in Chromium w/ own server? [on hold]

I'd like to switch from Firefox to Chromium, since FF runs awfully slow and ressource-intensive on my Mac. Until now, I've used Mozilla Sync as BYOS on ownCloud to sync both bookmarks and logins. ...
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Firefox maintains history as a set, not as a list?

This may sound strange, but when I revisit sites from my browsing history they get deleted from their original position and added again at the end. This seems kind of bizarre and I would like to ...
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SSL https (http secure) sites won't display is client or server side?

Oddly, python.org has suddenly become unreachable for me through the Archlinux repo version of Firefox (v27 and v28.0 update): Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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Web browser | Disabling the download of arbitrary scripts

I use firefox. Is there an addon or setting to stop my browser from downloading all the scripts that are linked on a webpage? I would like to only follow links which are at domains in my whitelist. I ...
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google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp but only sometimes

According to the internet when google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp, it means Search Conduit has hijacked the browser. In my case, this is what happens: ...
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Debian - Firefox is Very Slow, Chromium is Very Fast

I'm working on a fresh install of Debian Wheezy, running Firefox 28.0 64-bit (although I've also tried 17.0). FF does not have any plugins installed, and all about:config is set to default. Firefox ...
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windows ftp that auto connects ftp://user:password@domain urls?

I'm setting up an intranet based app for managing a LOT of client domains (in the thousands) with each site having its own FTP account. As the operators will be dealing with clients over the phone I ...
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Firefox Fullscreen Preferences

I opened the webpage vimeo.com to view a video, using Firefox 28.0 for Windows. I clicked the Fullscreen button to watch that video in fullscreen. Firefox asked me if I wanted to Allow or Deny ...
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How to prevent background tabs from loading in Firefox?

I am searching for what the "Don't load tabs until selected" options promises in Firefox. As it seems the option works fine when Firefox is set to load the tabs from the last session upon start. Only ...
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Populate Name field of bookmarks automatically

I have been stung by a bug in Firefox that hasn't been fixed in nearly 6 years, though I wasn't aware of it until now. The bug report is here: "Name field of bookmarks saved via "Bookmark All Tabs" ...
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Pentadactyl focus on video element hotkey (YouTube)

For YouTube I want a hotkey to focus back to video element. Leaving the video element is usually ESC. this is by defining either a custom element to bind the hotkey to or set it to last previous ...
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HTML5 video playback is choppy and corrupted in Firefox

I am only experiencing this issue with Firefox. Other browsers work fine. Here are my specs: Firefox 28.0 Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit Intel HD Graphics (driver up-to-date) When I view an HTML5 ...
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Fedora - Flash player - sites with links to www.google.com are not working

I have serious problem. I have installed Fedora 20 LXDE. I have installed flash player and plugin for Firefox using this manual: install flash in fedora 20 But now, every www site that refers to ...
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Firefox bottleneck with lot's of tabs open?

I'm currently using Firefox 28.0 on a windows 7 system on a SSD. Sometimes, when I do some research, I open about 180 + tabs on my machine. This makes firefox super slow, without using the SSD or CPU ...
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Change Browser settings without browser restarting via use another program

I don't understand how some programs (e.g. Baidu PC Faster, Search Protect) change the URL of a new tab page, default engine and home page when browsers run. In Internet Explorer even there isn't ...
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Why am I getting a 403 error when I go to a site? Happens only from ONE of my computers

For the last couple days everytime I try to visit Ticketmaster (happens for all urls of ticketmaster), I get a 403 forbidden: you don't have permission to access / on this server. This only happens ...
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System Resore not working

Vista 32 bit System Restore is creating restore points, but when I try to restore my system I get a message saying System Restore could not be completed and my system is returned to its original ...
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How to manually modify a group of firefox history links, preferably by some text editor

This question refers to FireFox v25 in my case. A Wiki Workspace used by me, changed its name from https://wikis.mycompany.com/teamcollab/wiki/MyProduct+Alpha+QA:Test+Automation to ...
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Use a common find text box for all tabs in Firefox

Recent versions of Firefox have introduced a separate find box for each tab. Is there any config variable in about:config or any addon to Disable Tab Level search in Firefox OR use a common find text ...
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Wrong URL redirecting to search engines for all browsers (yahoo in my case)

I am getting a strange error first time. Whenever I enter a wrong URL/domain, it redirect me to following link:- ...
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Gmail checker stopped working since yesterday

I'm in a bit of an hassle, i got Gmail Checker for Firefox, both updated to the latest version, it was working fine since yesterday, and last night it start'ed to gave me errors connecting to my gmail ...
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Internet connection issues on Windows 8.1

This has been happening to me for a while. I can't remember exactly when it started happening, but my dad recently installed the 8.1 update to his computer and he's having similar problems, so it ...
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How can I automatically backup Firefox bookmarks to folder?

I want to have Firefox backup my bookmarks to a selected folder every Sunday. How can I do that ?
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Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode?

Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode? and that is with firefox closed not open, also it does not do this every time.
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Outlook 10 error: General failure. The URL was: Application not found

I am using Outlook 10 and it was opening hyperlinks in Firefox. I uninstalled Firefox and installed Chrome. From Chrome->settings I have set up it as default web browser. The problem is that now ...
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How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
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Firefox : Open Recently Closed Tabs Not Working

I am trying to use Ctrl+SHIFT+T to open a recently closed tab. But this option is not working as this option has been disabled in firefox. I googled for a possible solution. One the accepted ...
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firefox change focus on new tab from URL bar

ive got a custom homepage and new tab page ive been working on, but i cant get it to focus on the searchbar in the page immidiately after opening. ive used JS to set the focus, but it doesnt seem to ...
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Steamguard always ask me for a confirmation code

Every time i log into steam (from their website) i need to check my emails for the confirmation code. Steamguard always ask me for this. My "devices" list must be around 100 devices by now while in ...
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How to prevent Firefox from redirecting to OpenDNS's “website-unavailable.com”?

I'd like to get Firefox to work with OpenDNS, but still retain Firefox's standard behaviour when typing something on the location bar. Before I set up things to run OpenDNS, if I typed google on ...
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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How to add a cache file to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/etc.?

For example, there is a website hosting a Shockwave Flash app which is restricted to be used on that specific site. However, the network of the site is poor so that loading the entire .swf from the ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...