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Q: FireFox 4

Every since I upgraded to FF4, airal black font is no where to be found....now I know its there somehow cuz my other machine with same exact specs has it.....is there a way to fix it so I can use arial black font again

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A: FireFox 4

Maybe this will help:
Issues related to fonts - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
Extract from the above link...





Quote:
Bold or Italic text or text in a different font

If you see bold or italic text or text in a strange or wrong font then a possible cause is a missing or corrupted font that causes Firefox to switch to another font. In such cases you can first try to reinstall core fonts like Arial, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Verdana.
See also Some text shows up bold after upgrade (Mozilla Support)
On Windows:
Open Control Panel > Fonts
Choose > File > Install new Font
Browse to the "C:\windows\fonts" folder
Select the font(s) that you want to refresh
Click Install to install and refresh all selected fonts
See also How to install or remove a font in Windows (microsoft.com)

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Can someone please advise and what the think the problem is?
 

A:Random CPU Spikes - FPS Drops In Game - Firefox lag

Can you export the specs to this page?
 

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A:Slow Page Loading with Firefox

Try disabling no script. That may be eating up all your resources and slowing down the loading of webpages. If that doesnt work, try another browser like Chrome. I would try completely clean installing windows rather than repairing it since just repairing will not clear anything such as viruses off of the PC. Malware could be another culprit and clean installation will allow you to wipe it out.
 

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A:Can't connect to Internet Explorer, Firefox, Steam, etc.

What are your computers complete specs? What version of Windows are you running? What kind of Internet service do you have? Cable? DSL?
 

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I'm experiencing longer download times, and a situation where, with respect to Jpeg photo files, the image displays in the browser window, but the download is only the gif "placeholder". As a consequence, the image page must be reloaded and then re-downloaded.

Is this the result of privacy mode?
 

A:A Quick Question About Firefox "Privacy Mode"

I have recently installed Firefox 3.51 (from V3) as well, and you're right, it is slow...
As I see it, it has nothing to do with the privacy mode, because I toggled between the 2 and there was no difference.
"Anonymizer" is something I am not familiar with, but it basically does not leave any tracks, your history is constantly erased. You'll notice that when 'privacy mode' is enabled, everything in regards to your browsing history is dimmed. I actually prefer the privacy mode off, keep my history for 2 days, and keep cookies until I close...
 

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A:Firefox freezing on 64 bit box

I know quite a few people who have had trouble with their browser addons causing stability issues in vista 64. ( AVG in particular)

Try running your browser with add ons disabled.

I did run firefox on this setup (vista 64) for a couple of weeks with no problems, but prefer internet explorer.
 

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A:Firefox browser exits out

save your bookmarks, uninstall Firefox, download the latest version and install it... That should fix it.
 

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A:Slowdown with firefox

if you have a spyware scanner or antivirus i recommend you use it.

free options:

Comodo Firewall Pro (Incl. antivir)
Spybot S&D
 

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A:Setting Up a Browser (Firefox) for ICS

Forget that, after setting up all settings and checking them and checking them, and setting the browser to Auto-Detect Proxy, the ICS is working fine.

:slurp:
 

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A:Firefox opera

deseraligears said:





cannot acces web pages on either server.The page opens but doesnot open default page in Opera or Firefox . When i open ie it gives me acces to web pages.Click to expand...

Server? What server? Web servers are like http://www.google.com/

IE, Firefox and Opera are Browsers and also known as Client/User Agents.

Suggest you empty the cache on each browser, and quit.

Using a login account:
get a command prompt (run CMD)
enter ipconfig /flushdns
enter net stop "dns client" (use the quotes too)
enter net start "dns client"

now try the browser again ...
 

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A:Firefox not working after upgrade 2.0.0.12 in Vista

hum; rather vague description "doesn't work".


Use IE to download a new copy of FF 2.0.0.12

Uninstall the existing; reboot

now reinstall the new download
 

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A:FireFox Portable issues

I am not entirely sure if it is possible to save add ons to standard portable Firefox, however I have U3 capable flash drive and I use U3 portable Firefox and I have all my add ons, themes, cookies, and more on the drive and they work everywhere on any PC (not vista, go figure)
 

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A:Connection dropouts using Firefox

Hi riecherj and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

Not sure if their are any FF experts here, I may be wrong, however FF does have an extensive forum all of its own at its homepage here, if you get no replies here it may a good idea to post your question there.



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A:Firefox for external apps

usually ENABLE ActiveX, allow signed components works.

sometimes you need to render (while in FF) using the IE engine

otherwise, like MS UPDATE, you have a site/application that specifically
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A:can not view quicktime videos and such using mozilla firefox

Take a look at this article HERE, it may help.

Regards Howard
 

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A:Modem connects ( However IE and Firefox wont work)

See if there aren't any custom proxy settings, try clearing the DNS cache & if it doesn't work, you can always try to repair the Winsock files.
 

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A:Firefox and IE. Page can`t be displayed.

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A:Logitech marbelmouse with FIREFOX

What extensions do you have currently installed in FFox ? ?
It's possible one of them is causing the problem. I would un-install them one at a time until you find the culprit.

patio.
 

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A:DNS not working in IE & Firefox (Win 98/SE)

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A:Firefox spyware?

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A:What would make all FireFox Add Ons suddenly disappear?

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A:CCleaner causes problems on Firefox

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Why not just use the Update - - it's been working well for me. Been using FF for years and now, after successive updates, I am on 30.0.

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A:Firefox memory leaks

Hmm; I've been a FF user since XP/SP2 and not had your problems.
As a professional programmer I would ask "How do you justify the comment re 'memory leaks' ?" How do you verify that memory has been lost?

I have IE, FF, Chrome, Opera browsers and in two decades, never heard of "Pale Moon" and frankly suspect your thread is a veiled advert for your program

Edit: Pale Moon is a deriviative of FF. See the wiki
 

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If I didn't dislike IE so much I'd crap can Firefox just because of this!

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did not work.

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REALLY disgusted!

Next suggestion?
 

A:How in blazes to get rid of Quick Find in Firefox?

While awaiting an answer here, I?d advise you to also try the Firefox Support Forum which is specialized on problems with this browser.

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=38
 

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A:Firefox problem

While awaiting answers here, I?d advise you to also try the Firefox Support Forum which is specialized on problems with this browser.

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=38

As regards my suggestions, you stand a good chance of success if you backup your bookmarks and re-install Firefox. The less add-ons, extensions and toolbars you install with it, the better as regards stability, security and speed. So use the minimum required and get them from the Firefox site itself, as they can be malicious. And install them one at a time, waiting to see if any trouble appears.

If you don?t want to re-install, try disabling all said add-ons, extensions and toolbars to see if it solves the problem. If it does, re-enable them one at a time to find the culprit.

Furthermore, if Firefox is frozen for some reason, then it should be closed from the Task Manager, otherwise it doesn?t close properly and on restarting it will give the message you mention.

Last but not least, the Task Manager is not a good indicator of memory usage, as it shows what?s reserved for it, not what is actually used by it. To reduce this figure, minimize and re-maximize Firefox.
 

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A:Firefox problem

Delete the localstore.rdf file in your profile folder.

Maybe. lol

Mine was located in:

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thank you
 

A:Error message while starting firefox

While awaiting an answer here, I?d advise you to also try the Firefox Support Forum which is specialized on problems with this browser.

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=38
 

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When you update your Java, old versions of the FF Java Console addons weren?t uninstalled from FF (note I have 2 old versions of Java Console in example below)
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A:How To Uninstall Old Versions of Java Console from your Firefox addons

Thanks LookinAround,!
 

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see http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic55006.html
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Welcome to TS.

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A:Firefox update problem

learninmypc said:





After the recent firefox update, every website (bookmark) I've gone to I've had to use Ctrl - to get it down to a reasonable size.
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Jskid said:





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A:Firefox sends me to junk sites

See I see no point to run all bunch of AV/SP an etc.. where the default from OS FW, UAE and download the MSE is more than enough security. Unless you do the BT stuff then PeerBlock for that purpose.

You got link re-direct problem. Go under safe mode and run your AV/SP an etc.. that you run and see if it catches anything?

Windows 7 U
Firewall
MSE
FireFox 3.5.6
Adblock Plus + also Subscribe to Malware Bad site list
Flash Block
CS Lite
Bettery Privacy
Privacy Plus
 

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A:Third-party cookies & Firefox

If she wants to enable 3rd party cookies in firefox. All she needs to do is Click on tools , Once the menu opens, Scroll down to options . Click on this. Once this window opens . Click on the privacy tab, Once this opens go to history. Under this where it says Firefox will. Set it to (Use custom settings for history). Then go to third party cookies and click the box next to it. This should enable the cookies and let her on her bank site. Or you can try using Exceptions as you have asked. Just paste or type the URL in the box . Then click on allowed.
 

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A:How does one make the unused links in Firefox change color to any thing that is not dark blue.

I found out how to do it but will accept other ideas too.
 

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A:Problem with new version of Firefox

Error: [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80040111 (NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE) [nsIChannel.contentType]" nsresult: "0x80040111 (NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE)" location: "JS frame :: file:///C:/Program%20Files/Mozilla%20Firefox/components/FeedProcessor.js :: FP_onStartRequest :: line 1440" data: no]
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A:Can't connect via IE7, but Firefox works fine

Might be Conficker Worm Virus

Have you checked for the Conficker work virus? I had a customer recently had this problem. IE didn't work but FF did and there were some other issues. The ISP had contacted the customer to say they believed his home network was infected with Conficker and needed to be removed or they were doing to cut him off. So he called me, I checked and yes, it was Conficker.

Here is the link for the company that makes a removal tool for Conficker:

http://www.enigmasoftware.com/

-- Andy
 

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Re-install the latest version of Adobe Flash player. Java doesn't have anything to do with the majority of videos that play inside your browser.
 

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A:What's with Firefox?

Its in all version of Firefox.
 

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A:Firefox Homepage change

An easy way around this remote server Browser settings homepage from displaying is by creating a shortcut on your Desktop with say http://www.google.com/ as the location.
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unless you know better...
 

A:Firefox problems

I use firefox for like 1 and a half years now, and never head any problems like these.

i suggest you just uninstall windows and try if it helps

seriously, it sometimes happens that a firefox profile or session are not really clean and screw things up. Try creating a clean profile, it often helped me. you just have to copy the old bookmarks file and it's ok
 

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A:Strange page-specific Firefox error.

Hacking violation

Outbound TCP connection
Remote Address: 81.29.80.170
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A:3 Firefox problems !

I think you need to scan for malware. Dl AVG 7.5 (anit-virus) and AVG Anit-spyware. Both are free. After they scan and disinfect your machine un-install FF and reinstall it.
 

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A:Adobe firefox portable add-on not working

Reinstall once more in <SAFE MODE>
 

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A:Confirmed Problem: Vista+Firefox+Adblock Plus+Quicktime= No Quicktime Video Playback

Vista64-Adblock-Adobe Flash

Read your report...I am not running Quicktime at this time, had the same fault and was gone when I dumped Adobe Flash, sounds like Adblock need to do some revisions.
 

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A:Firefox Add on - Clear Private Data Question

Go to Tools > Options > Privacy Tab. Look for the box that says "Always Clear Private Data before closing Firefox" if it's checked uncheck the box. Or if you want to clear your private data and just don't want it to prompt you, leave the box checked and uncheck the box says that says "Ask me before clearing private data" And what your having isn't a Window problems, it's just a feature in firefox.
 

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A:Firefox portable

It is working on the flash drive, or you installed it onto the library computer.
 

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A:Internet Explorer and Firefox crash when using GoDaddy.com

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A:Firefox bookmark icon question.

This may be what you need.
http://www.firefoxfacts.com/2008/07/18/change-the-browser-icons-with-favicon-picker-3/
 

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A:Updated to latest Firefox, now can't forward attachments in Yahoo email

try using IE to access yahoo-email; it that works, then it's FF, else it's yahoo
 

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Re: IMDB.COM

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How do you fix this? I Googled for 'broken' web page and various other attempts but unable to find a solution.

See attached snapshot of a selected screen.

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A:A web site does not display normally in Firefox and IE

I use firefox, and occasionally have a similar problem with some sites. Solution has been to make sure fox is regularly updated, along with all plugins & extensions. Also, take a look at the info in your error-console (tools menu) when you visit imdb. It might tell you more about the problem.
 

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A:Yikes! Firefox v3.5.1 deletes saved passwords?

I would do some experimenting between data such as saved passwords and the privacy settings. There may be some conflict with these settings

When "private" browsing is set, and also, "warn me when I try to close multiple tabs", is checked. sometimes it gives the warning, and sometimes not. Which is usually a big head rush when it unceremoniously closes 50 or so tabs on you.

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A:I downloaded Firefox 2 and all my bookmarks dissapeared??!!!??

Click start/search/all files and folders and type bookmarks. Click search.

You should see a list of all your bookmarks, the firefox bookmarks will have a little firefox logo on them.

Locate the latest file with a date next to it. Right click on the file and select copy, paste the file to wherever you want. Close the search window.

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Regards Howard
 

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A:Firefox keeps dumping my bookmarks

Have u deleted ur history?
 

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A:Firefox addon problems

post a url to test
most embedded sound files should play without plugins in firefox
I found a site that played mp3 fine
I have flash and shock plugins
I use quicktime alt never added as plugin works fine
check version of firefox I use 2.0.0.4




Why can't Firefox just have these as part of the package, as the other browsers do?Click to expand...

so user can set it up they way they want
and it's free the one's you mention have a cost
mp3's and other embedded stuff can carry spyware
even bad script can lock up a browser
by far as for me the best browser is firefox
 

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A:Firefox-Publix Fox asking for a password.

Could the be "Publix Fax Authentication"? In either case, "Publix" is the name of a grocery chain. In the first case with "Fox", the Fox news is indicated. In the second case with "Fax", an authentication is required to send a fax.

There has been a case of counterfeit coupons being circulated on the Internet- Publix was one of the chains hit. You message smacks of phishing since it wants a password. I suggest you switch over to the Security forum and go through the malware cleaning process. You will get excellent help there.
 

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I have tried changing the properties in options, but nothing makes any difference.

Should I uninstall (completely) and re-install?

Thanks

FW
 

A:Firefox doesn't change color of visited links

The current version is 2.0.0.10 but it`s just a security update,

not a link color change bug fix update.

I don`t have the link problem, but I have lost my mouse over tooltips.

Make sure your history hasn`t been disabled.Tools/Options/Privacy

Try Firefox (Safe Mode) It`s in your All programs menu.

To uninstall completely you must first save your bookmarks,

uninstall from Add/Remove,then delete your profile folder.
 

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