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Posts Tagged ‘firefox’



Deleting Browing History In Firefox

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Marie wants to know how to delete her browsing history in Firefox. We show her the simple steps. Continue reading

Coupons at Checkout

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Tired of hunting down internet coupon codes? I am! Check out this handy, free plug-in that finds coupon codes for you and alerts you at checkout! Continue reading

iLivid: How Do I Get Rid Of It?

Monday, August 26th, 2013

William gets an annoying iLivid message when he opens his browser. We tell him how to get rid of it. Continue reading

How Can I See My Tabs In Firefox?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

George wants to see his tabs below the navigation toolbar in Firefox. We explain how to get the look he wants. Continue reading

Caroline can’t find her Firefox bookmarks. We explain how to restore them from the automatic backup file. Continue reading

In The News 6-28-2013

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

In The News – 6-28-2013 – Amazing images from Mars, Microsoft Xbox One changes and Firefox cookie blocking postponed – again. Continue reading

Help! How Do I Update Java?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Not sure how to update Java in Firefox? We’ve got a step-by-step walk-through to make sure it’s up-to-date and enabled. Continue reading

Mozilla has decided to hold off on a plan to automatically block third-party cookies by default with a patch in Firefox 22. Many advertisers had complained saying that blocking cookies would damage small business. Continue reading

Rick from TN writes: When there’s an update for AVG, Firefox, etc., I click on download and the little box comes up asking if I want to save the file. When I click on it, nothing happens. The box that usually appears in the upper left hand corner where the green line goes across and then you click in it twice doesn’t show up anymore thereby nothing gets downloaded. Have any ideas as to what may be wrong? Thanks. Continue reading

Why does my URL text become garbled?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Abner from Boynton Beach, FL writes: Whenever I type a URL, instead of the letters I wanted to insert, I get a garbled set of letters that resemble nothing I entered or anything else that make sense. Answer: An add-on is likely the culprit, here’s how to find the one responsible. Continue reading

Firefox Autofill Not Working

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

I started using Foxfire and have a problem. Using Explorer my standard fill in forms retained my data and all I had to do was click to pull it up. With Fox Firefox only some forms will retained the data. Do I have a switch set wrong? If so how to I fix it. Firefox HELP has not given me an answer. Continue reading

Cool Site – Feedly is an awesome feed reader that helps you migrate your feeds from Google Reader before Google pulls the plug on it this July! Continue reading

Help! Google Is Broken

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Question: I somehow managed to break Google. There’s no place to type anything into at all in Firefox. Google works okay when I use Internet Explorer, but I like Firefox best. I did let my little niece play some games on my laptop, could she have done something to mess things up? Answer: Children and laptops do not always mix. I think I know what the problem might be. Continue reading

Flash Won’t Work In Firefox

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

George from Illinois writes: You answered a question today regarding a problem with Flash Player on your browser. Unfortunately, your reply only dealt with IE. I have had this problem with Firefox for over a year. I’ve Googled the problem and found that I am not alone. Please reintroduce this problem, only this time with the solution using Firefox. Continue reading

Update Your Plug-Ins In Firefox

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

We’ve seen a lot of questions lately about plug-ins like Flash and Java not working in Firefox. That means many videos won’t play and some games won’t work. Some browsers, including Firefox, disable plug-ins when there are security concerns. Both Java and Firefox had serious security problems earlier in the year. Here’s a quick tip on making sure all of your plug-ins are up-to-date with the latest bug fixes and security patches. Continue reading

Why Can’t I Use Java In Firefox?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Question: Why can I not play certain games in Firefox? It tells me to download Java, which I have done. I keep getting this message. – Bob Answer – Firefox has disabled the Java plug-in for the browser due to security issues with Java. But if you still wish to use Java to play games, here’s how to do it. Continue reading

Another Emergency Flash Update

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Another day, another “emergency” Flash update from Adobe. This is the second time the company has updated to fix a security flaw in the month of February and the fourth for this year. Here’s what you need to do… Continue reading

This tip explains how to prevent Firefox from displaying a list of your previously typed web addresses when you use the address bar. Continue reading

Instructions for changing the search engine in Firefox. Continue reading

Tagging Firefox Bookmarks

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Tagging Firefox bookmarks is the process of assigning labels and categories to them in a way that improves organization and allows them to be easily located, either from the address bar (Location bar), or from the Library. Continue reading

Learn how to set the Firefox web browser to remember your passwords. Continue reading

Restoring A Web Browser’s Menu Bar

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Learn how to restore a missing menu bar in your web browser. Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer are covered. Continue reading

Enable or Disable Firefox Cookies

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

As a rule, cookies are enabled by default in most browsers, but they can usually be disabled (or enabled) pretty easily. Today we’ll look at Firefox cookies. Continue reading

How to Add a Speed Dial to Firefox

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Speed dial is a feature that puts your favorite websites in a neatly arranged display. It is like bookmarks, but of websites you visit every day and frequently. This eliminates the need to remember domains or to type them, and serializes your work on the Internet. Continue reading

Open Links in a New Tab

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Opening a link in a new tab with a single click? Sounds good to me! Check this tip out on how to do it! Continue reading

Gmail Checker for Firefox

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Gmail Checker is a handy little Firefox extension that offers incoming email notification and provides quick and easy access to one or more Gmail accounts. Continue reading

Forecastfox Weather

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Forecastfox Weather is a free and customizable extension for Firefox and Chrome that places current weather and weather forecasts in a convenient location on your browser. Continue reading

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