Frequently, errors and crashes with Firefox can be attributed to corrupted profile files. Resetting your profile can eliminate these issues while saving the majority of your information.
Mozilla’s Firefox browser has tremendous flexibility to customize internal settings to make it faster, better, and more productive. However, the plaque of malware has forced Mozilla to add a delay when attempting to install new extensions. Power-users frequently will want to disable this delay.
Whenever you download files using Mozilla Firefox’s default download manager, the browser forces files to be scanned for malware and viruses after downloading. If you only download files from legitimate sources, you can disable this scan to speed up your Firefox experience.
If you have been using your computer for a few years and constantly saving all of your bookmarks on Firefox, then you probably want to move them when you upgrade. This exporting and importing process works even from a different computer or another user’s account.
Many users configure their browsers to remember passwords for frequently visited sites. This helps to avoid entering login information repeatedly. While this can be convenient, the passwords are often stored as plain text in the browser. This means anyone can see your passwords with just a few clicks. To better protect your accounts, you should [...]
Certain types of media files I just always want downloaded. Other files types I would like opened directly in my preferred media players. Through Firefox you can directly assign how the browser handles the various file types.
Internet Explorer will remember all your entries into forms if you let it. For example, IE will remember all your google search terms. This method describes clearing the form history from Microsoft’s IE. Clearing the autocomplete history is described for all modern versions of Internet Explorer including IE8 and IE9.
Recently, many Safari users started seeing blocked plug-in errors when viewing webpages. The fix is easy, but why this is occurring is something that everybody should understand.