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Posts Tagged ‘firefox’



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

Do you utilize the multi-tab on open feature in Mozilla Firefox? Here’s a tip that can save a potential headache! Continue reading

Full Firefox URL

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Something I noticed in recent versions of Firefox (7 and up) is the lack of “http://” in the address bar. Learn how to get it back with this tip! Continue reading

Staring at your blinding computer screen at night is very unpleasant for the eyes! Learn how to use Blank Your Monitor + Easy Read and make surfing the web a much more soothing experience for your eyes. Continue reading

Firefox Web Developer’s Toolbox

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Are you a web developer or know someone who is? Well, you’re going to want to tell them about the Firefox Web Developer’s Toolbox, then! Continue reading

Maintain Browser Consistency: Firefox

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

We’ve covered Opera and Internet Explorer. Now we’ll set up a consistent look between browsers, with this look at Firefox. Continue reading

Curious about Cookies? Learn how to delete cookies in Internet Explorer and Firefox with this article! Continue reading

Clean Out Your Firefox Bookmarks

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Here are a couple of painless procedures for finding and cleaning up unwanted, unused, or inactive Firefox bookmarks. Continue reading

Firefox Recently Closed Windows and Tabs

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Did you know that you can look at your recently closed Tabs and Windows under the Firefox History menu? Well, you can! Continue reading

Paste and Search in Firefox and Chrome

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Here’s a little time-saver for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that’ll cut your copy & paste search time down a bit. Continue reading

AddonFox: The Best Firefox Add-ons

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

AddonFox allows you to download many of the best Firefox extensions with just a few simple clicks! Continue reading

Disable Geolocation in Chrome and Firefox

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

If you’re disturbed by the technological nanny state in which browsers want know your whereabouts at all times, here’s how to opt out in Chrome and Firefox. Continue reading

Firefox Tab History

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Did you know that with a simple right-click you can check an individual tab’s history in Mozilla Firefox? It’s easy! Continue reading

QuickDrag for Firefox

Friday, July 15th, 2011

QuickDrag is a handy little Firefox extension that enhances drag and drop functionality by enabling quick web searches for selected text, opening text link URLs, and offering shortcuts to saving or opening web images. Continue reading

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