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Cannot remove bookmarks, tried all help topics

Hello; At my wits end. these bookmarks (circled) are like dead bookmarks, can't click on them. Tried all help in getting rid of them. Any ideas on how to delete them? THA… (read more)

Hello;

At my wits end. these bookmarks (circled) are like dead bookmarks, can't click on them. Tried all help in getting rid of them. Any ideas on how to delete them?

THANKS in advance.

Asked by JJLangenstein 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Add-ons don't work after copying profile (Access to the file was denied)

I recently copied my Old Firefox profile to another folder and refreshed my Firefox Dev Edition browser. After refreshing, I copied all of the content of my old Firefox p… (read more)

I recently copied my Old Firefox profile to another folder and refreshed my Firefox Dev Edition browser. After refreshing, I copied all of the content of my old Firefox profile to the new default profile and then started the browser. Upon starting it, the browser was working with all of my previous add-ons. But whenever I close the browser and open it again, the icons of the add-ons at the overflow menu are not showing though there is space for the add-ons. Whenever I click at the add-ons, the error that 'Access to file was denied' - `The file at moz-extension://b408b31d-945f-43cb-881e-b1f4071942b6/index.html is not readable` shows up. I tried it with creating other profile folders and then copying my old profile data but it still always happens.

Any help?

Asked by Scarletti19 1 year ago

Answered by Scarletti19 1 year ago

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How do I fix the popups issue I am having?

I have tried everything to fix the popups issue I'm having. I have the block pop up windows box checked in privacy and security options and I have no exceptions listed. I… (read more)

I have tried everything to fix the popups issue I'm having. I have the block pop up windows box checked in privacy and security options and I have no exceptions listed. I have done several full system scans that have turned up no malicious software in my system. I have also tried using a couple other browsers and they are not having any issues with popups. I have also tried using several different popup blockers from the addons section to no avail. Something that may help to solve this is it's always the same 2 popups. I am at my wit's end. I have been using firefox for a very long time and I love everything about it but if I cannot get this issue solved I will simply have to change to a different browser which would be very disappointing. Please help!

Asked by Nokken64 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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every time I click a link to YouTube firefox freezes and I have to force it closed with the task manager

If I hit a link in Facebook and it is a YouTube video, Firefox goes unresponsive and I have to open the task manager and close Firefox. This happens even if it opens in a… (read more)

If I hit a link in Facebook and it is a YouTube video, Firefox goes unresponsive and I have to open the task manager and close Firefox. This happens even if it opens in a new window. I can't even open YouTube on its own without having this happen, can you tell me why? I do have three links that I have bookmarked that are YouTube videos and they play fine, but nothing else.

Asked by llahair 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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"Your organization has disabled the ability to change some options"

Look, this is a huge problem because this message isn't just showing up on my Fire Fox browser, it's also on my TOR browser. I'm not seeking to fix TOR here, I'm just say… (read more)

Look, this is a huge problem because this message isn't just showing up on my Fire Fox browser, it's also on my TOR browser. I'm not seeking to fix TOR here, I'm just saying that it's on there too and TOR uses Fire Fox - this message appears nowhere else on my PC or browsers. My system was just purchased brand new in Feb. This message did not display when I dl either browser. I've NEVER downloaded ANY Avast or anything like it, I use Windows Defender and that's it. I'm not a techie - but I'm like really neurotic over hard drive space - I don't download ANYTHING unless I absolutely HAVE to with the exception of browsers. I only download those from their official websites though. I do play some games, I've only downloaded games from Steam, Origin, and Utomik. I do have all of their clients on my PC. Other than that, there's been NOTHING I've dl. I only included that info because I thought it might help. Can someone PLEASE help with this. I tried to look at the registry, I'm not seeing anything that seems amiss but I need more specifics - I've read the other questions and answers on this - but I don't know HOW to change anything to see if it helps. I already am scared to death to touch the registry.

Asked by pam_e86 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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My bookmark toolabar disappeared (Sep 2018)

Recently I lost my bookmark toolbar. I tried the customize fix suggested in other thread but there is no bookmark toolbar item to drag up. So I tried reset but did no… (read more)

Recently I lost my bookmark toolbar. I tried the customize fix suggested in other thread but there is no bookmark toolbar item to drag up. So I tried reset but did not help. Strange thing is if I open up a private window my toolbar is there

Asked by jmsnyc 2 years ago

Answered by jmsnyc 2 years ago

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How can I enable "Ask to save logins and passwords.." for FireFox to remember my logins?

Hi, "Ask to save logins and passwords.." disabled although rememberSignons is set TRUE I cannot get Firefox to remember new / update old logins.. Thanks

Asked by zdugan 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Why does using the 'back' button sometimes cause a page reload, but other times does NOT cause a page reload in the same app?

I've noticed this on various sites, but I'll use YouTube as an example. I'm sitting on my YouTube 'home' page and I see a set of 'suggestions'. I click on one of the sugg… (read more)

I've noticed this on various sites, but I'll use YouTube as an example. I'm sitting on my YouTube 'home' page and I see a set of 'suggestions'. I click on one of the suggested vids and watch it. Afterward, I hit the 'back' button in the browser (there is not an embedded back button in the app). Sometimes hitting the 'back' button takes me back to the same YouTube page with my suggested videos and I can watch another. Other times, hitting the 'back' button causes a new page to load and I now have a new set of suggested videos displayed. This behavior is not consistent - sometime the page load occurs, other times the same page appears. I cannot detect a pattern to this. What's annoying about this is that there may have been more than one thing I wanted to view on the initial 'suggested videos' section of the original page displayed. However, after watching one of the vids and hitting the 'back' button, if a new page loads, I now no longer have access to those other suggested vids I wanted to watch. As I noted earlier, I've seen this behavior in other apps too. I don't know if this is the right place to ask about this, or if it's a browser thing at all, I'm just trying to understand what's causing this behavior and figure out if there's anyway for me to mitigate it.

Asked by khedger 1 year ago

Answered by hellosct1 1 year ago

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Delayed page loads

Firefox version 63.0.1 on Windows PC. This week, Firefox is slow to load all web pages. After pressing enter in the address bar or clicking a link, approximately 3-5 seco… (read more)

Firefox version 63.0.1 on Windows PC. This week, Firefox is slow to load all web pages. After pressing enter in the address bar or clicking a link, approximately 3-5 seconds will elapse before any page information is displayed. During this time, the bouncing ball is in motion where the favicon is usually displayed on the tab next to the page title. Then the page will visually load very quickly, while the bouncing ball continues for another 3-5 seconds before indicating the page load is complete.

This happens consistently on all webpages. The same behavior is observed in Firefox safe mode. Chrome loads pages without delay on this computer. This is a relatively new behavior which I've noticed within the past week. I'm on a 100Mb/s connection with very low latency and a fast DNS response (< 5 ms).

Asked by Steve 2 years ago

Answered by Steve 2 years ago

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Firefox is blocking the Wayback Machine ffs. It is not displaying the [Advanced] button so I can't override it. Please fix it.

So when I try to visit archive.org or its wayback machine, I get "Secure Connection Failed" Two widgets are offered: a tickbox for reporting issues and a [Try Again] butt… (read more)

So when I try to visit archive.org or its wayback machine, I get "Secure Connection Failed" Two widgets are offered: a tickbox for reporting issues and a [Try Again] button. Your Help says to click on the [Advanced] button but there isn't one.

Before anybody gives me a lesson in online security, I would ask that you focus on your usability issue and not my personal habits, thanks.

Asked by steelpillow 1 year ago

Answered by steelpillow 1 year ago

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Today’s Firefox windows update broke windows 10 connection to the internet.

This has happened to 5 individual computers updated at different times today. As each one updates it goes off line. LAN works fine but Firefox seems to have altered somet… (read more)

This has happened to 5 individual computers updated at different times today. As each one updates it goes off line. LAN works fine but Firefox seems to have altered something in windows 10 OS that kills that individual computers connection to the internet.

Asked by suquamish 8 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 8 months ago

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since the latest update firefox opens new windows with a blank page instead of my home page.

In options I have homepage and new windows set to custom urls. The new tab option doesn't have an option for custom url but I'm opening a new window so it shouldn't follo… (read more)

In options I have homepage and new windows set to custom urls. The new tab option doesn't have an option for custom url but I'm opening a new window so it shouldn't follow the new tab setting. I never open tabs, just windows.

Why does every update have to cause a problem with my settings? I leave updates as long as I possibly can as they always cause a problem.

Asked by cathc 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Firefox Update Glitch

Firefox 63.0.3 Windows 7 Home Premium When I opened Firefox this morning, it stated that there was a new version available so I clicked the box. The browser closed, it we… (read more)

Firefox 63.0.3 Windows 7 Home Premium

When I opened Firefox this morning, it stated that there was a new version available so I clicked the box.

The browser closed, it went through the motions, and reopened the browser.

I checked the version and it still showed 63.0.3, with the option to update, so I rebooted the computer, reopened the browser, and it still shows 63.0.3 with the option to update.

I am sure that others have already posted about this but what is the fix?

Asked by Buddy2014 1 year ago

Answered by Buddy2014 1 year ago

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When I reopen Firefox after many tabs were open, it opens only the first few -- and "restore previous session" isn't on the menu.

I am used to having 30+ tabs open in Firefox. When I close and then reopen Firefox, they're all there. Until yesterday. Now only a half-dozen or so appear. I THINK t… (read more)

I am used to having 30+ tabs open in Firefox. When I close and then reopen Firefox, they're all there.

Until yesterday. Now only a half-dozen or so appear. I THINK they're the first half-dozen from my previous session.

Also, I can't find a way to restore the previous session. That option is not in my Menu. My History has lots of previously used tabs, but I can't find the ones I want ... especially the ones I haven't actually used for some time.

I recently bought a new PC which forced me to "upgrade" from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I don't think that's the problem, though. Firefox installed fine and worked fine on the new computer until I powered down a couple of days ago -- then powered back up and restarted Firefox....

I'm not aware of having upgraded to a new Firefox, unless that happened automatically.

I saw a Q&A from Martha that seemed relevant. But she uses a Mac, and I'm on a PC. Also, I didn't understand and couldn't begin to follow the recommendations she was given. I'm a 75-year-old IT ignoramus. I really need very simple step-by-step instructions ... or somebody to take over my computer and solve the problem for me ... or I guess I could wait till one of my grandchildren knows how to help....

In a nutshell, I have two problems: 1. Firefox is no longer restoring all my tabs when I reopen it. 2. I can't find "Restore previous session" to restore my tabs manually.

Thanks!

--Peter

Asked by PeterSandman 1 year ago

Answered by PeterSandman 1 year ago

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Almost every site is broken in Firefox 77

I just upgraded to Firefox 77, x64, Windows 10 2004. Firefox 76 already broke LockWise - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1287008 Now Firefox 77 breaks 99% of … (read more)

I just upgraded to Firefox 77, x64, Windows 10 2004.

Firefox 76 already broke LockWise - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1287008

Now Firefox 77 breaks 99% of all websites. (See attached screenshot.) www.example.com www.google.com www.wikipedia.org etc

Somehow, support.mozilla.org works, UNTIL I try to log in.

I've tried incognito mode, safe mode, etc. When I change charset of the page, the text displays differently, but it's still a useless mishmash.

--- BUT --- when I open developer tools, click the HTML request and click the Response tab, the HTML renders correctly there.

Asked by milan2 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago