Make IDM compatible with Firefox – Install IDM options in Firefox

Sometimes, when you update or upgrade your mozilla firefox browser, internet download manager , in short idm, stops working as it was earlier. “Download with IDM” options is not seen in browser and you’re perplexed and you search here and there for solution. Well, good news, we are here with detailed solution on Firefox IDM problem :

  • Make sure you have the latest version of IDM and Firefox installed on your system.
  • Go to firefox – addons – Extensions
  • Under Extensions, check for a plugin entry named IDM CC . If it is there, click on disable and uninstall button there.
  • If disable or uninstall button is not available, follow the next step.
  • Download the latest version of IDM CC plugin from here and follow the on screen instructions to install IDM CC plugin for firefox.
  • Restart firefox. After successful install of idm cc addon for firefox, your options like “download with idm” will not appear when you right click on any page.
  • Congrats, your idm is successfully integrated with mozilla firefox.

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Mozilla Firefox 9 Free Download

Mozilla Firefox 9 is released to give you a great company this christmas while you spend your holiday time surfing the web and shopping. Mozilla firefox 9 is improved in terms of javascript execution and it has amazingly marked one more step in terms of browser speed and page rendering as always. Other new features include performance enhancement for Mac OS users and font stretch, text overflow. Since HTML 5 is the new web platform for webpages and websites, Firefox 9 justly brings more features, stability improvements and support for HTML 5. As always we advise our kind readers to get their browser updated real fast and sooner. With Mozilla Firefox 9 download, you will get new web surfing experience right on your desktop. It is time you upgrade your favorite browser and witness new speed, stability features and several minor and major tweaks intended for overall awesome feedback and web surfing. Mozilla foundation is non-profit organisation and it serves the entire internet community with the best feature packed browser. Mozilla firefox 9 free download will further fix crashing issues and firefox not responding or hanging issues.

Mozilla Firefox 9.0.1 Free Download from here for windows xp, vista, 7 and windows 8.

For other os like Mac os x and linux downloads, just visit our homepage i.e. Mozilla Firefox

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New Firefox Tips for New versions

Mozilla Firefox is the browser with complete customization control and features extensive options of personalization. Reports indicate that power users of internet and web, geeks, techie mostly prefer firefox over other browsers. Here on this page, we list some of the power user guides and firefox tips n tricks which would help you get easy, faster and more productive with your favorite web browser.

New Mozilla Firefox Tips :

Customise the toolbar and bookmarks bar : Firefox toolbar and bookmarks bar can be easily and quickly customized. To customize the toolbar or add/remove buttons from toolbar, just right-click anywhere on the top bar and chose customize option. Now you can drag and drop any of the available buttons on the toolbar. You may even remove buttons already present on your toolbar if you find them cluttered. Customizing bookmarks bar is easy. You can get any website on the bookmarks bar by just opening the website, then selecting its name in the address bar and dragging the selected address onto the bookmarks bar. Alternatively, when you bookmark any website(shortcut key is : ctrl+D OR you may just click on STAR icon present in the address bar to bookmark any website), just select bookmark toolbar from the location option which comes at such action.

Grouping Tabs : One of the new features introduced in latest version of firefox is grouping of tabs. If you’re among those users who open several websites simultaneously, as you open more websites, the tabs take up the tab bar and you need to scroll right and left to switch to a particular tab. To keep this uncluttered, you just need to group your tabs into categories which would help you navigate or switch to various tabs easily so that you can work in a more organised way. TO group tabs, just click on the tab group button located on the right side of the Add tab button (+ button), and now just drag and drop tabs together into groups and name the group.

Pin Tab as App Tab : Just right click on any tab and chose Pin as App Tab. This will cause the tab to move to the leftmost position and also the tab would collapse into a small square size button making more space for your other tabs. This option is particularly useful if you keep few websites continuously open like gmail, facebook, and others. So, to keep them open and undisturbed, just pin them as app tab and switch to them when needed.

Undo closed tabs : Sometimes, you accidentally close tabs, to reopen them, just right click on any opened tab and click on Undo Close Tab option. If you have closed multiple tabs and want all of them to reopen again, just keep on clicking Undo Close Tab button repeatedly until you get all your desired websites back.

Open a link in new tab : If you always want to make a link open in new tab, just hold ctrl button on your keyboard while click on any link. This will cause Firefox browser to open the link in new Tab.

Quick type URL : Your browser address bar is also your search bar for history, bookmarks and visited websites. When you want to open any long url, just type few words that you think might be the title of the webpage or type primary domain name and few words of the title of the concerned webpage and firefox would automatically suggest you the webpage. It is great, isn’t it ?

Further, you can also complete any name with .com by just writing the main word of the domain name and then press ctrl + enter. To write .net to a name, press shift + enter. To write .org to a name, press ctrl+shift+enter. This is quick way to complete any url or domain name.

Focus on address bar and search bar : To directly get to the address bar, just press Ctrl+L and then start typing website address. To directly get to the search box located beside the address bar, press ctrl+K and start searching.

Change your default firefox search engine : Sometimes, when you install addons or other softwares on your computer, your firefox search bar might be activated with another search engine. To switch to default or say google search engine. Just click on the little down arrow located beside the icon of the search engine in the search box and chose your desired search engine. You may even uninstall or remove few search engines by clicking on Manage Search Engines option.

Always Restore previous session when firefox starts : If you’re only user of your computer, you might like this option as when enabled, firefox would automatically open or say resume your last browsing session from where you left it. It will automatically open all tabs which were opened when you were last browsing the web. To do this, just go to firefox menu- options – general. Under the option titled : When Firefox starts : Chose “Show my windows and tabs from last time” from the dropdown menu. You may check “Don’t load tabs until I select them” option. Checking this option is helpful if your system has low resources or to prevent firefox from crashing on low resources system.

There are several other firefox tips and tricks which would be published in the next part of our firefox power user guide. So, keep visiting our website for more updates. If you find difficulty in following any of the above mentioned tips, just comment here and we would happily try to help. Thanks for reading. Start your power surfing now :)

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How to Restore Previous Session in Firefox

If your firefox browser is automatically set to “Always start in previous session”, then whenever you close and start firefox again, your previous browsing session would resume. This is a great feature as when you’re in haste and you want to resume your browsing from where you left i.e. closed firefox. This is not about reopening closed tabs. To  reopen accidentally closed tabs, all you need to do is to right click on any new or active tab and select the option – undo close tab – This will restore accidentally or intentionally closed tabs during a session. But in this post, we are talking about restoring a previous session i.e. resuming our browsing session from where we left it.

TO Resume or Restore Previous browsing session in Mozilla Firefox, Follow the steps :

  • Launch Firefox browser
  • Go to firefox menu and then hover mouse onto history.
  • Click on “Restore Previous Session” menu option.
  • Done! Firefox will automatically open all websites you were working upon in the previous session in new tabs.

Bonus Firefox Tips :

How to view or find recently closed tabs :

Sometimes, you may want to catch on your kids if you accidentally landed into his room and you suspected that he/she has closed a tab after your visit. To find the recently closed tabs for whatever purpose, here is a quick short and easy guide :

Go to firefox menu and then into history option – then hover your mouse onto recently closed tabs or recently closed windows option.

Another useful firefox tip : Press ctrl + shift + del to clear recent history (you’ll get option to clear recent history within particular time range i.e. last hour or that day or the previous day or everything..)

 

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How to work in offline mode in Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is amazing browser with tons of features inbuilt and one such feature is the ability to work in offline mode. This offline mode is especially useful to open/view saved webpages because when you save any website/webpage on your computer, most of the elements and parts of webpage is download offline but certain elements require active internet connection. If you’re not connected to internet and try to open such saved webpages in firefox, it may not open because it would try to connect online to download the new content. In other case you may want to work offline even if you’re connected to internet for specific purpose or for development or testing purposes. With firefox, it is easy. You can easily make your firefox work in offline mode without using your internet connection. To switch to offline mode in mozilla firefox, here goes the simple and easy steps :

Go to firefox menu and then into web developer and chose work offline . Your firefox would switch to offline mode. When you’re done with your particular work, you can easily switch back to online mode by unticking “work offline” option.

This very option is particularly useful for web developers and programmers. Sometimes, with active internet connection, firefox doesn’t open the webpage. In such case, to troubleshoot the problem, you should check whether your firefox is working in offline mode and resolve the same to browse the web in online mode.

Keep reading our blog for more tips on firefox and internet..

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Mozilla Firefox 8 download

Continuing the effort to serve internet users in a better and more productive way, Mozilla team has released Firefox 8 which is brand new version with nice improvements in speed, startup, security and other concerns. Mozilla firefox 8 now starts faster than all other previous versions. Increase in startup time is going to be a boon to all such users who complained of firefox startup time.

Another useful feature is Twitter search integration. Now, it is a relief for all twitter users and fans. You can easily search tweets and know the trends of the day right from your browser search and address bar.

Several Performance improvements in Mozilla Firefox 8 download include enhanced support for html 5 context menus, tab animation, websocket support. Firefox 8 also addresses memory handling and thus it is more efficient when it comes to resource usage and load optimisation by intuitive memory handling.

Now third party addon installment would require user permission. This is really a good feature and added point towards security and privacy because third party software could easily install addons without taking user permission for the same but now, thirdy party addon installment would require explicit user permission adding safety to your browsing behavior.

There are several other security, performance, features enhancement.

Mozilla firefox 8 free download from here.

For other os like linux or mac, just visit our homepage and download the latest firefox mozilla browser – Mozilla Firefox Download .

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Mozilla Firefox 7 Free Download

We’re happy to inform you that the Mozilla Team has officially released Firefox 7 which is fast, improved and fixes several of the issues and bugs found in the early versions of Mozilla. Firefox users have always complained of high resource usage but in the latest version, memory usage has been significantly controlled and improved to a remarkable degree thus helping in more smooth and flawless operation. Further, the new firefox 7 adds to the speed, enhancement, compatibility and support for web elements. One of the most useful firefox feature is Firefox Sync which is used to keep your passwords and bookmarks synchronised on the cloud so that you enjoy the same experience on any device. Firefox sync changes and updates are made much faster so that any new changes in passwords are instantly synced.

Those users who have been experiencing firefox crashing issues can now feel more relieved as the performance and stability have been taken care of in this version of firefox i.e. 7. Other new changes in firefox 7 includes more highlighting of the actual domain name and also removing display of “http://” from the address bar for all urls making room for actual url visibility in the address bar. For “https://” sites, it will be displayed but for normal websites http text won’t be displayed.

 

Mozilla Firefox 7.0.1 free download from here for windows os (xp, vista, windows 7)

For other os, visit the homepage of this website. Further, The homepage of this website contains links of latest version of firefox as the download links are regularly updated – Mozilla Firefox Download Latest version

After downloading, the installation is quite simple. Close your firefox browser, launch the setup, Proceed with the installation – Done! Firefox will check for addons compatibility and will report. When firefox starts, it may ask your permission – “Would you like to help improve Mozilla Firefox by automatically reporting memory usage, performance, and responsiveness to Mozilla? ” All you need to do is to click on Yes or No button and then it won’t ever interrupt you!

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Mozilla Firefox for Android phone free download

Your favorite desktop browser is now available for your mobile phone i.e. Android phone. Its time to cheer up and celebrate the power of full fledged browsing for android phone users as mozilla firefox android app is available in the android market for downloading.

Why Download Mozilla Firefox android browser ?

Because it brings sync across your desktop and mobile browsing data i.e. your passwords and bookmarks are accessible on pc as well as your mobile phone.

Tabs support, Full screen, zooming, addons, personas, awesome screen, bookmarks, sync – are other features available for firefox mobile browser for android.

Download Firefox for android phone from android market from here .

If you’re on pc, just visit the link above and then sign into your google account and click on install button. The browser will be downloaded automatically on your phone using your phone internet connection(gprs/3g). Otherwise visit the link above from your android smartphone be it samsung galaxy s or htc sensation or other phones..

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Fix Solve firefox crashing, hangs, not responding problem

Some of the firefox users have reported that their firefox crashes often or stops responding or hangs.. Whatever be the type of problem, it is disturbing, frustrating and maybe critically annoying sometimes. Well, Mozilla Firefox is open source software and whose development is contributed by various smart developers from the world, yet sometimes, there might be a few bugs BUT not always. Actually, users face problem not due to firefox but due to some other reason that they are not probably aware of. Here in this post, I have tried to list all those possible reasons which might cause your firefox to stop responding or hang or crash sometimes and the solutions of those problems.

Reasons and Solutions for Mozilla Firefox Crashes, Hangs and Not responding problems :

1. Adobe Flash Player crashing – Sometimes, the adobe flash player crashes on few websites (Note: Adobe flash player is a plugin by Adobe not by Mozilla foundation.) like video websites or websites where intensive and heavy flash scripts are working. In such case, firefox might not respond for few minutes.

Solution : Keep your adobe flash player plugin for firefox up to date. Whenever an update to the flash player is available, just update it outright. When the flash plugin crashes or stops responding, it may pop a dialog box asking your permission to abort the running script, you may hit abort to restore responsiveness then.

2. Low memory but heavy usage – Sometimes, on low resources computers/netbooks/notebooks (which have low ram, low speed processor, etc), when you open many websites simultaneously, the total responsiveness might decrease to a significant degree.

Solution : Don’t open too many tabs at a time especially if you’re on low resources system. Firefox developers team have always been trying to make firefox swift on every kind of system and this has always been one of top concerns and as new versions are released, the same has improved a lot.

3. Faulty Plugins and Addons – Sometimes certain addons or plugins are responsible for firefox crashing. You could easily identify such situation.

Solution: If you installed a new addon and firefox has started crashing after that installation, it is better to remove that addon. Further, if the problem persists, you may want to start firefox safe mode by going to all programs – mozilla firefox – firefox safe mode. This mode loads the mozilla browser without loading any addons. This is particularly useful to diagnose the faulty addons. Further keep your plugins and addons update. To check whether your plugins are up to date or not, follow here . Note:This link only checks your installed plugins for latest version and not your addons.

4. Other Conflicting Programs and Softwares – Sometimes, some other programs which modify or interrupt the normal operation of mozilla firefox browser may result in crashes and hanging problems of firefox or even your whole system.

Solution : If you installed any program of late and firefox crashing problem started after that, then you should remove that software.

5. Antivirus, Internet Security Suite, Firewalls – Sometimes, antivirus softwares or your internet security software blocks firefox from operating as normal either restricting internet access or by changing its process and the environment it needs to run.

Solution: Install and configure antivirus, internet security software and firewall very well. Check their vaults list. Add firefox to the whitelist in these programs. Also, don’t forget to keep your antivirus, antimalware, antispyware, firewall and other internet security softwares updated to the latest definition.

6. Outdated Firefox – New Mozilla firefox versions are rapidly released with several improvements and bug fixes. You might not have the latest version installed.

Solution : Update firefox to latest version.

7. Outdated OS or drivers : Your os be it windows, linux or mac might be outdated or might not have the latest minor and major updates integrated. Even drivers especially graphics driver should be regularly updated to the latest available version. This might be one of the causes in your case for firefox crashing.

Solution : Keep your os up to date.

OTHER TIPS : Clear your downloads list. Restart Computer if firefox doesn’t start after closing it.

Further, you can improve firefox by allowing it to send report in case of firefox crashes.

If you’re still facing problems, just comment here and I’ll try to solve your problems here. Don’t forget to check again later for my reply to your comments.

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Youtube Video not playing on Firefox – Solution, Flash Plugin

Have you installed firefox newly on your os ? Are you not able to play youtube videos on your favorite browser i.e. firefox ? Sometimes people report that they install adobe flash player plugin many times but even then videos don’t play and the message to download flash plugin appears again and again. If you’re facing these problems or other related problems, here we’ll try to help you by providing quick solution.

Step -1) Download Adobe Flash Player firefox browser plugin from here.

Step -2 ) After downloading it, close firefox and then run the plugin file you just downloaded, proceed to installation and follow the steps..

Step -3 ) After successful installation, Start firefox again and then navigate to any video website i.e. youtube.com or any other. The videos will play perfectly without any issue or error.

[Note: The adobe flash player firefox plugin download link given above is of the latest version.]

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