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How to ensure specific Firefox Profile opens HTML extension file?

WinXP 64bit; Have Multiple Firefox Profiles, each running multiple tabs & windows, on specific topic/purpose Sometimes these tabs run in hundreds, adding to increased load & exit delay (+ ...
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Firefox OS simulator doesn't detect my device on winXP

I have a ZTE Open device with Firefox OS. I followed this guide to push apps to it, but the Firefox OS Simulator doesn't detect it on Windows XP. If I run adb devices it lists roamer2 device. I ...
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Does copying all cookie *.txt files from XP to Win7 work?

I'm moving from Win Xp to Win 7. There are 4500 cookie files in my C:\Documents and settings*UserName*\Cookies directory on XP, dating from 2 days ago back to 2010 (when I last cleaned out older ...
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How do I use the Device Font 10cpi font in Firefox?

I have a printer that uses the Generic / Text Only driver. In order to get the printer to print correctly, I have to use the Device Font 10cpi font. I can select the right font from Microsoft word, ...
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61 views

checking memory usage of individual add-ons in Firefox?

I've been getting a lot of memory leaks in the past few months, and I suspect they're caused by one of the add-ons I've installed, but I have no idea which one it is. How do I see how much memory each ...
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how to open a bitcoin address in ubuntu

I'm currently creating an app that integrates with bitpay. I've successfully generated the invoice url but when I clicked on the pay with bitcoin button it redirected me to a url similar to the ...
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Incomplete downloads reported as complete - Firefox - regular occurance

I am having a problem with Firefox where downloads are incomplete, but they are reported as complete. This happens with multiple file types (exe's, zips, videos). There is no circular arrow icon ...
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813 views

Google is not open in any browser

www.google.com will not open in any browser. I try to open www.google.com in Google Chrome and also in Firefox but it given below error message. In Google chrome I got this error message SSL ...
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Disable printing in Firefox

I am using Firefox 23.0.1. I want to totally disable printing from Firefox, is this possible? I used about:config to set the following properties: print.always_print_silent = true ...
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Firefox doesn't show up, but hide in task manager

Every time I boot my laptop and click the Firefox shortcut, the Firefox browser doesn't pop up. From here I need to open task manager, then manually kill the Firefox thread. After this, I click the ...
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Impossible to remove iMesh Search Bar from Firefox on Windows XP

I already: Uninstalled it in Control Panel > Add/remove programs > Imesh / Imesh bar Config & reset/modify my keyword URL and chose in the tools > General > Default Browser Re-installed it and ...
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Scrolling with a middle mouse button stops with a lag

If I scroll a page by dragging middle mouse button and then want to stop scrolling by putting mouse pointer back, it happens with a delay and I scroll past the point I want to stop near. Firefox 19, ...
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what parameters are needed to join 2 or more urls inside a bookmark in firefox? FF19

this: Create a desktop shortcut for a group of bookmarked tabs in Firefox? @echo off start "superuser" "www.superuser.com" start "google" "www.google.com" Add more "start" lines as appropriate. Save ...
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Cannot browse or open http sites using Firefox

I have installed Firefox 18.1 in Windows XP SP3 and after installation I am not able to browse any http sites, I can only browse https sites. I do not have any addons or plugins installed. What ...
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Simulate high resolution screen in Chrome?

How do I display a wide-screen wide web site on an XGA screen (1024px) in Chrome 26 on Windows XP. Of course, I can zoom out in Chrome, but then still the < 1220px media query fires , bummer! So I ...
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Firefox 18 does not open select box

I'm using Firefox 18 under Windows XP SP3 to open a page I built using jQuery and jQuery UI to generate a form with 'select boxes'. The select boxes are not being opened. The log has no error ...
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Firefox steals focus of the edge of screen

I am using Windows XP and when Firefox is the active window, programs like Objecktdock and Rocketdock, which are activated when the mouse touches the top or the bottom edge of the screen, do not work. ...
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Why only some unicode characters are visible on Firefox?

I can't see some unicode characters for some reason. I tried to fix this by getting Arial Unicode MS font as suggested in here: Why does Firefox not render some characters? Unfortunately it changed ...
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Preventing addons from installing themselves in Firefox, Windows XP

Is there a way that I can prevent a program from installing an addon to Firefox? If I want a firefox addon, I want to have to manually install it, but they seem to tag along with the installation of ...
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How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to forbid keyboard shortcut stealing by websites in Firefox How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? i notice my most used sites such as ...
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411 views

Firefox steals focus from RocketDock

If Firefox (v3.6.28) is running, RocketDock (with Layering set to "Always on Top") shows above Firefox but if in Firefox I do certain things (such as writing a post or watching a YouTube clip) ...
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Windows startup Powershell script not closing after Start-Process

I've got a Powershell V2.0 startup script for my work computer (XP Professional 64-bit), as follows: start "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE" -ArgumentList "/recycle" ...
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Can I point Firefox at the Flash plugin for IE 8?

Windows XP Pro, IE 8, Firefox 14.0.1 I have the stack above. I can't watch YouTube in Firefox, because Firefox doesn't have the Flash plugin and I don't have admin rights to install it. However, I do ...
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Extended Firefox use causes my sound to cut out

I have Dell PC, and I use Windows XP. After using Firefox for extended periods, my audio starts cutting out, as though someone is pressing play and pause continuously, and the mouse pointer lags. ...
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Set default tab url in firefox 14

In the latest firefox update, new tabs show -instead of the previously default blank page- a window of recently viewed pages. Before this was available, I had installed an 'addon' to allow this ...
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Where can I find “system proxy settings”?

Where are these system proxy settings? I noticed my connection has been slow for a while, then I checked the connection settings and was surprised there were set a proxy, but I cant see what exactly ...
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How to increase startup speed on mozilla firefox?

How to increase startup speed on newest version of mozilla firefox? it always happened when i opened Mozilla Firefox, it seem like freeze or not responding, and it will take about 15 second to Mozilla ...
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site loads in Ubuntu but not in any browser in XP

I'm volunteering for an organization which uses shiftboard.com to schedule shifts. I have a dual-boot setup with WinXP and Ubuntu on my laptop. When I'm in XP, shiftboard.com (or any variations of ...
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Firefox 12 on Windows XP can't print, black screens with Page Setup, no improvement with Safe Mode

A computer running Firefox 12 on Windows XP is unable to print. When I open the Print Preview dialog box, no preview is displayed. Attempting to print results in a blank page or no output at all. ...
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409 views

How can I simultaneously run two instances of Firefox on different computers using the same profile?

I have a roaming profile set up for myself on my network (via Group Policy based redirection of My Docs and Desktop). Sometimes, I need to access a remote computer via RDC with the same credentials I ...
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Changing the location Firefox loads the user profile from to custom location

On Windows XP, how do I get FireFox 12 to move the load path for the user profile from: C:\Documents and Settings\[insert-username]\Application Data\Mozilla to a custom path? While if needed, I ...
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651 views

Can not acces Gmail.com, SSL error

I'm using a wired router connected to a ADSL line to conect my computer to internet, When I try to access gmail.com using Firefox it gives following error, Secure Connection Failed An error occurred ...
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Migrate Firefox (Windows XP to Windows 7)

What folders I must take into account in order to don't loose anything customized from Firefox 11.0 on Windows XP (i.e. Personas, Plugins, preferences). Is something usually missable when you bring ...
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Speedbit has hijacked my Firefox home page

How can I get rid of the Speedbit address that has been set as my Firefox home page? I am unable to change my home page to Yahoo, Google, etc. through usual methods. How can I fix this?
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Firefox asks for proxy details, but only when accessing facebook

At work, all requests are forwarded to a central load-balancing, caching Squid proxy server. If I try to access Facebook from within Firefox, I get the standard proxy authentication dialog: The proxy ...
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System freezes when I play a Flash game ( like Zynga poker ) with Mozilla Firefox

The system is Windows XP service pack 3. The RAM is 992 Mo, the processor is Pentium IV 2.4GHz. I always make an update of Flash when a notification of an update appears. I launch Mozilla Firefox , ...
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Firefox keeps switching to yahoo when I want google

I am using firefox 7.0.1. and noticed that it kept on defaulting to using yahoo as its search engine. I then tried selecting "Manage search engines..." and deleted all of them other than google. Sadly ...
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Copying Mozilla Profile Files from Windows XP To Windows Seven

I have been using XP from last 2-3 years and now going to install Windows seven in my system. I want to keep all the 3 profiles i have created along with history, passwords, book marks etc. I know ...
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“You are using an incompatible web browser” error when trying to access Facebook [closed]

I am using Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. None of them can access Facebook. I keep getting this error from all browsers that I use: You are using an incompatible web browse How ...
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Why do Google Images and YouTube work although I have images / Flash blocked?

I use a couple add-ons for Firefox that block Flash and images if I choose them to. However, they work well when I do a Google search for images and watch YouTube videos. How could it be that those ...
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How can I change Firefox from telling me that it works better if Javascript is enabled?

On Windows XP Professional, why does Firefox continue to show me the message that it works better if Javascript is enabled? When I follow the directions and look in Add-ons to enable it, I find it ...
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How can I stop Microsoft Word from automaticaly launching and crashing? Outlook related?

XP Pro SP 3 - Microsoft Office 2003 Recently Firefox, my browser, once again updated. Every time this happens, the rest of my programs go wonky for a few days. I suspect that Firefox has caused this ...
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383 views

Backup and restore cookies in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are cookies of Firefox stored in windows? How would I go about backing up and restoring cookie files for Firefox on an Windows XP install (EDIT: within a batch ...
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Google search by image - Completely fails - drag and drop just loads image in browser

I am trying to use Google Search by Image, which was apparently implemented in July. Here are the instructions You are supposed to be able to drag an image from your computer onto the search box at ...
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293 views

Why does my computer crash every time Firefox updates?

After a new update of Firefox, my computer crashes for a few days, then everything seems okay. Any clue? Thanks EDIT: XP Pro, SP3. I don't upgrade. They seem to be just added features pushed onto my ...
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257 views

Firefox 4, 5 hang on Windows XP

I've been having a lot of trouble with Firefox 4 and 5 hanging on my Windows XP machine. I've often found a temporary solution of uninstalling and reinstalling. Recently I deleted my Firefox profile ...
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161 views

Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, Office, and other programs are not displaying correctly

I'm trying to help my father with his computer, he had some viruses that were removed by a local company, but since their cleanup everything has been displaying very weirdly. Here are some examples: ...
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307 views

Skype dial out shortcut

I've created shortcut on desktop which looks like this "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" "/callto:echo123" However, whenever I run the shortcut I have firefox open with Launch Application ...
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Error when installing Grooveshark Remote Control Firefox extension

When I attempt to install Grooveshark Remote Control 0.3.1 by clicking on the "Add to Firefox" button on the page below, I receive this error: Grooveshark Remote Control could not be installed ...
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Back up the entire Firefox 4 settings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to export everything from Firefox to another PC How can I back-up entire Firefox 4 settings and then apply them after a clean re-install?