firefox

Mon
01
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Fix: Script Errors in Firefox, IE, Chrome

Infopackets Reader 'dbrumley' writes: " Dear Dennis, I've had a problem lately with Firefox when visiting Amazon's website. I get a pop-up window saying a 'script on this page is either busy or not responding'. There are 3 buttons that say Stop ... script, Ignore error, and Debug script, along with an option that says 'Don't ask again'. I've tried using the 'Stop script' button, which closes the window, but the browser slows down and the window re-appears. The 'Ignore error' button does the same thing. The 'Debug script' button opens a window with what looks like HTML, but I can't make heads or ... (view more)

Fri
11
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Force Internet Explorer 11 as Default in Windows 10

Infopackets Reader Sam P. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10 and I can't stand using the Edge browser. Before I upgraded to Windows 10, I was using Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 11 (IE11). I had Internet Explorer 11 set up with ... a few of my favorite add-ons, which are not compatible with Edge. Do you know if there is any way for me to use Internet Explorer 11 as my default browser in Windows 10? I've tried using the Settings App to make IE 11 as default, but it doesn't seem to work. " My response: When you upgraded to Windows 10, and if you agreed to use the "recommended ... (view more)

Fri
22
May
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Fix: 'Operation Canceled Due to Restrictions' Error

Infopackets Reader Terry W. writes: " Dear Dennis, Whenever I click on a link via email, I get an error stating that 'This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.' I don't understand why I receive this error ... message, as my user account has administrator access and I am the only one that uses this computer. Any ideas why this is happening? " My response: Admittedly, I have never heard of this error message before. The next day Terry emailed me with a follow-up, stating that he found a solution and provided me with a link. The page he directed me to, however ... (view more)

Fri
08
May
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Remove Spotify - The Definitive Guide

Infopackets Reader Cliff H. writes: " Dear Dennis I can't seem to figure out how to remove Spotify from my computer (it's best known as a music streaming app commonly used on smartphones, though I'm using it on my Windows PC). Online forums suggest ... I am just one of thousands enraged by the behavior of Spotify, which insists on launching in my web browser whenever the PC is restarted. It seems there is no way to uninstall Spotify, even though I've unchecked Spotify from the Windows Startup. I have tried third-party startup solutions such a ccleaner, etc, but nothing has ... (view more)

Thu
12
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Find Download?

Infopackets Reader 'wb7wvo' writes: " Dear Dennis, How do I find a program I just downloaded? I tried the Windows Search feature, but it doesn't seem to be able to find it. I recently downloaded a ham radio program to my desktop, but it never showed ... up. I downloaded it again, but the same thing happened. I can't seem to find my downloads ever since I upgraded to the latest release of Firefox. I feel like I goofed up somehow, but for the life of me I can't find the program I just downloaded. Any suggestions? " My response: If the file downloaded successfully, it should be in your Download ... (view more)

Mon
08
Sep
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'Mozilla Firefox Portable 32.0', and 'MoboRobo 2.1.8.215 Beta'

Mozilla Firefox Portable 32.0 Access the popular Firefox Internet browser from a USB drive with Mozilla Firefox Portable. This tool lets you take your favorite bookmarks, extensions, and saved passwords with you anywhere you go. ... http://portableapps.com/ MoboRobo 2.1.8.215 Beta MoboRobo can help you manage your Android device from a personal computer. It allows you to backup and restore contacts, messages, applications, wallpapers, and themes. You can also use this tool to sync your favorite files between an Android device and a PC. http://www.moborobo.com (view more)

Fri
04
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Despite Threats, Internet Explorer Still Dominates

Microsoft is planning to release a slew of security fixes for Internet Explorer (IE) -- suggesting the web browser continues to face a torrent of security threats . Nevertheless, a recent study shows that Internet Explorer maintains a vice-like grip ... on the web browser market. Yesterday, Microsoft released a Security Bulletin Advance Notification for July 2014 , with plans to ship a total of six security updates to customers next Tuesday (July 8, 2014). The updates will patch security vulnerabilities present in every version of Internet Explorer and all supported editions of the Windows ... (view more)

Fri
04
Apr
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Mozilla CEO Resigns Amidst Anti-Gay Controversy

Mozilla's co-founder, Brendan Eich, is stepping down after only one week as the company's chief executive officer (CEO). Eich is abandoning the post amidst controversy surrounding a $1,000 donation to a same-sex marriage ban. Eich is a US-born ... computer programmer who started his career in California's Silicon Valley during the late 1980s. In the 1990s he worked on Netscape, one of the Internet's earliest web browsers. Eich was also a key figure in the development of JavaScript, an exceptionally popular programming language. Brendan Eich is arguably best known for founding the ... (view more)

Mon
28
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

'JetSearch 1.41.75', and 'Lightbeam for Firefox 1.0.2'

JetSearch 1.41.75 JetSearch provides you with an alternative to the standard Windows search. After you carrying out a search using JetSearch, you're presented with information like file and folder name, path, size, and last modified date. ... http://www.wisecleaner.com Lightbeam for Firefox 1.0.2 This add-on for Mozilla's Firefox Internet browser allows users to see the first- and third-party sites you interact with on the world wide web. Pertinent information is presented using interactive visualizations -- hence the name! https://addons.mozilla.org This freeware software program is brought to ... (view more)

Thu
20
Jun
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'Speed Dial for Firefox 0.9.6.15', and 'Free File Wiper 1.62'

Speed Dial for Firefox 0.9.6.15 Save time with Speed Dial for Firefox, which gives you instant access to your favorite websites. This program loads in a special tab and shows you thumbnail views of assigned websites. Those thumbnails are then ... refreshed automatically in the background. http://speeddial.uworks.net Free File Wiper 1.62 Use this program when you want to make sure a file is deleted forever. All you need to do is select a file with a right click of the mouse and then choose to "Send to / Free File Wiper". Please keep in mind that files deleted using this program are gone ... (view more)

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