Syncing firefox bookmarks sync key

by admin on September 22, 2014

Recently I had to switch to a new laptop at my workplace.  I had to return the old one before I can get the new one. I had saved all bookmarks, passwords and other preferences information to my sync account provided by Firefox.  I saved the username and password of the account and also the […]


Firefox is already running but not responding

by admin on November 19, 2011

If you are getting the below error when you launched Firefox browser then read on how to fix this problem. The error says  ‘Firefox is already running, but not responding. To open a new window, you must close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system‘. How to fix this error?: You can get rid […]

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View page source missing in Firefox tools

by admin on September 10, 2011

I am currently using Firefox 6.0.1. In previous versions of Firefox, We could view the html source of a web page by going to View-> Page source. In Firefox 6, this feature is still there but it’s moved to a different place now. Click on Tools –> Web Developer. Here you can find ‘Page Source’ […]


Firefox 4 issues with dual monitors

by admin on August 27, 2011

I am running Firefox 4.0 my Windows XP SP2 computer which has two monitors. I have observed the following issues. 1. If I open a new window in Firefox(like Downloads window or any other popup window), it does not open the new window in the same monitor firefox is currently displayed but in the other […]


Set IE firefox chrome default browser

by admin on April 4, 2011

To set default browser, the steps vary for XP and Windows 7. Windows XP: Click ‘Start‘ and then select “Set Program access and defaults“. If this is not listed in the start menu then go to Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs and then select “Set Program access and defaults” in the left side menu. Now expand the […]


Add Firefox to start menu

by admin on March 31, 2011

Though Start menu automatically adds recently opened programs to Start menu, these will be temporary and new programs will replace the old ones. You can add a permanent firefox link to Start menu by doing the following steps. Right click on Start button and select Properties Click on Customize button Turn on the check button […]


Firefox lets us control the appearance of the browser. In default setup it shows Menu bar( the one where all File, Edit, View etc. are placed),  Address bar(Where we type the URL of a website) and the Bookmarks Toolbar. We can customize firefox settings and change the look of the firefox window. If we want […]


How to disable firefox updates

by admin on November 7, 2010

If you are annoyed with the frequent prompts for installing Firefox updates then you can disable this feature by doing the following in Firefox browser. In Firefox window click on Tools button in the menu bar. Select Options from the menu. (Firefox options can also be opened from Run window by executing the command Firefox  […]


Firefox settings java script history shortcuts

by admin on September 16, 2010

Enable or Disable Java script in Firefox browser: We can enable or disable Java script in Mozilla Firefox browser by doing the following steps. Click on Tools in the top menu bar in Firefox window. Select Options Click on Content tab from the top bar Select or deselect the check button “Enable JavaScript” Disable history […]

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Keyboard shortcuts for Mozilla Fiirefox

by admin on August 22, 2010

For people who prefer to use keyboard rather than mouse, below are some shortcuts for most common actions while using Firefox web browser. Open new tab Ctrl -T Close tab Ctrl – W Open history Ctrl – H Open Downloads windows Ctrl -J Bookmark current opened page Ctrl – D Open New window Ctrl – […]

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