Browser friendly settings - Firefox on Mac

Standard browser settings for use with UWM pages.

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 Reset your clock

1. Click the time in the upper-right corner, and choose Open Date & Time Preferences.


2. Select Date & Time.

3. Check the Set date & time automatically box, and choose the proper source for your region.

4. Make sure the date (including year) is correct and the time is correct within two minutes.


5. Click on Time Zone in that window.

6. Make sure the time zone is correct for your local time - for Milwaukee, click near Chicago on the map, and it will change the time zone to Central Standard Time.


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 Make English the top language

1. Click the Apple menu (in the top left corner).

2. Click System Preferences.

3. Click Language and Region.


4.From here, make English the primary language.

 

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 Delete the cache
1. In the main toolbar, select History, then Clear Recent History...

2. Select the time range to clear, then toggle Cache. Click Clear Now.

 

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 Create basic ePanther friendly settings

1. Type about:config in the address bar. Hit Enter.


2. If prompted with a warning message, click I’ll be careful! I promise!


3. Type browser.cache.check_doc_frequency into the Filter: box.


4. Right-click on the entry that appears and select Modify.


5. Change the value to 1 and click OK.

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1. Click Firefox.

2. Select Preferences.


3. Under Privacy select Use custom settings for history.

4. Check Accept cookies from sites and set Accept third-party cookies to Always.



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 Update Java

1. Open the System Preferences app.


2. Select Java.


3. If a Java update is available, click Install to automatically download and install the update.


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 Disable PDF viewer

1. Click Firefox.

2. Select Preferences.

3. Under Applications, scroll down to Portable Document Format (PDF).

4. Select any option other than Preview in Firefox.


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Keywords:browser, friendly settings, browser settings, cache, cookies, troubleshooting, basic, mozilla firefox, firefox, mac   Doc ID:47569
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-02-24 16:50 CDTUpdated:2016-01-04 10:47 CDT
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