Tag Archives: Mozilla

The Browser Doesn’t Matter So Long As It Goes to Google

By | December 25, 2011

The whole Google/Firefox issue is an interesting one: Google is the default search engine in Firefox because it pays to be there. The three-year deal expired in November 2011. Would they renew? Some thought no. They were wrong. Not only has Google renewed the deal whereby it effectively bankrolls Firefox, but it’s the first time that it’s continued… Read More »

Downloading Causes Firefox to Hang

By | February 15, 2006

If opening the Downloads window in Firefox or downloading files are freezing the program, try deleting your download history. If this still causes a hang, try this fix from the MozillaZine Knowledge Base: Find your profile folder. In Windows XP it’s here: C:Documents and Settings<Windows login/user name>Application DataMozillaProfiles<Profile name>********.slt%APPDATA%MozillaProfiles<Profile name>********.slt Find and deete the file downloads.rdf. Firefox should… Read More »

Firefox Google Alert Extension

By | December 4, 2005

Does anyone know of a Firefox extension that would add a selected word to your list of emailed Google News Alerts? Related Posts:Google Firefox Extensions July 10, 2005 Firefox Resources February 11, 2005 Firefox And The Greasemonkey On Its Back March 23, 2005 Is Firefox Really Gaining Ground? July 27, 2004 Clusty’s New Firefox Toolbar November 11, 2004… Read More »

Computer-On-a-Stick

By | July 25, 2005

Here, for those of you still lapping up the whole USB programs off your thumb-drive thing, is FingerGear’s Computer-On-a-Stick: The Computer-On-a-Stick (COS) is a USB Flash Drive featuring its own ultra fast Onboard Operating System with a full suite of Microsoft Office-compatible applications. According to Tom’s Hardware Guide, the drive is 256 MB and has programs taking up… Read More »

Google Firefox Extensions

By | July 10, 2005

I don’t know how new these are, but I hadn’t seen them before: Google Firefox Extensions Welcome to the Google Extensions for Firefox page. Extensions are small applications that you download and install into your Firefox browser to add new functionality. We hope you enjoy these extensions! They include an ordinary toolbar, a text message sender (U.S. only)… Read More »