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Mozilla firefox account logon

I tried to register at link text and when I entered my email addy it told me that email address is already in use. I tried my secondary email addy and was told same thing… (read more)

I tried to register at link text and when I entered my email addy it told me that email address is already in use. I tried my secondary email addy and was told same thing. I don't remember username and for that matter, don't remember a previous registration. So how can I contact admin at site or who do I contact to resolve issue or what do I so now?

Asked by Butch 9 months ago

Answered by Butch 9 months ago

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Password question

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017… (read more)

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017, I've NEVER SIGNED OUT. Until I hopefully remember my password, I don't plan too.

Question - If I am signed into my Firefox account, as I have been since 2017, and get to a point (when updating or changing my settings, add-ons, etc) where it asks me to re-enter my Password, is there a set number of password sign in attempts before it locks me out? And, if it locks me out after so many incorrect attempts, does it also sign me out of Firefox as well OR do I stay signed in? Hopefully I explained my question.

I really don't want to lose my data with Password reset, so I'm trying find ways help me recall my correct Password. Thanks for any info. Kurt

Asked by pa28fish 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Won't work

Hi, the backup files listed on the Restore menu are complete snapshots of your bookmarks for that date, and not limited to the new ones added on those dates. Do you want … (read more)

Hi, the backup files listed on the Restore menu are complete snapshots of your bookmarks for that date, and not limited to the new ones added on those dates. Do you want to physically delete the full backups from disk?

If you want to view/delete your current bookmarks added during a certain period, here are the steps for that:

Sorting Bookmarks by Date Added

First, make sure you have the Added column in your Library window (called up by Manage Bookmarks). To add a new column to the display, right-click any existing column heading and check the column on the little drop-down list.

Next, if you aren't sure which folder the bookmarks are in you can do a general search in the upper right corner (entering http will match most bookmark URLs).

Then click the Added column heading to sort by that column. This should group together the bookmarks added on a particular date so you can review and delete the ones you don't want.

Does that work on your Firefox?

No because I do not have an "Added" column on the Library window called up by "Manage Bookmarks." YES I would like to "Physically delete (permanently get rid of) "the full backups from the disc." I have yet to see a "delete" tab anywhere in this version of Firefox (92.0). I would gladly revert to an earlier version if it eliminated the current "restore bookmarks" list. How do I do it?

Asked by yrfrnd 9 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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gmx/firefox mask

Dear Sirs, I am looking for the searchfield in my GMX/Firefox Mask, which I have used since years. See screenshot attached. Thanks in advance for your help. With kind reg… (read more)

Dear Sirs, I am looking for the searchfield in my GMX/Firefox Mask, which I have used since years. See screenshot attached. Thanks in advance for your help. With kind regards Alexander Dombrowsky

Asked by alexander.dombrowsky 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Facebook kills my Google searches

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History &g… (read more)

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History > Recently Closed Tabs. This has not yet happened with any non-Facebook-affiliated tabs.

I know that Facebook is evil, but damn.

Firefox 92.0, 64-bit (This has happened in the last five or so versions.) Windows 10 Home, V. 20H2, OS Build 19042.1237, Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0

Thank you.

Asked by AlphaCat 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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No screenshot capability - unable to display tools on the toolbar

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1352314. Please follow up there, thanks.] Thanks Cor-el for replying with advice on how to use about… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1352314. Please follow up there, thanks.]

Thanks Cor-el for replying with advice on how to use about:config to ensure the screencapture was toggled correctly. It wasn't and I corrected that. Now I have the icon in the toolbar and on the right click menu but when I attempt to use them all I get is a popup menu with a large black X in it and nothing can be done with it. Also, on the toolbar items that are added to it all appear in the overflow and there is no way of getting them to appear on the screen by reducing the size of the search bar. I've been using firefox ever since it first appeared and I've never had problems like this before.

Asked by zzzallan 9 months ago

Last reply by Bithiah 9 months ago

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black frames

Hellow How avoid the new uggly black frames that eppears in some windows in Firefox? Zum besseren Verständnis: wie kann man die hässlichen, breiten, schwarzen Umrahmungen… (read more)

Hellow

How avoid the new uggly black frames that eppears in some windows in Firefox?

Zum besseren Verständnis: wie kann man die hässlichen, breiten, schwarzen Umrahmungen, die neuerdings in Firefox an verschiedenen Fenstern erscheinen, wieder weg kriegen?

Thank you very much

mit freundlichen Grüssen


Ralph Mangen

Asked by mangenra 9 months ago

Answered by mangenra 9 months ago

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Domain Guessing+Private Browsing

How do I get Domain Guessing to work in private windows? The address bar automatically adds 'www' and '.com' to URLS in regular windows and tabs but it does not do this i… (read more)

How do I get Domain Guessing to work in private windows? The address bar automatically adds 'www' and '.com' to URLS in regular windows and tabs but it does not do this in Private Browsing Windows. Is there a setting I'm missing or is it even possible in Private Browsing mode?

Asked by Gentle Jag 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Video Not Playing Until Firefox Is Restarted Once

Okay, PopOS 21.04, Firefox 92.0 x64, my packages are up to date, my graphics card (Nvidia 1080) drivers are up to date (nvidia-driver-470 (proprietary)), kernal 5.13.0-76… (read more)

Okay, PopOS 21.04, Firefox 92.0 x64, my packages are up to date, my graphics card (Nvidia 1080) drivers are up to date (nvidia-driver-470 (proprietary)), kernal 5.13.0-7614-generic.

I run a variety of addons, but the only ones that should even be touching YouTube in any way would be Noscript, Ublock Origin, YouTube HD, HTTPS Everywhere. In the past with my current configuration none of these have given me any issues with playback.

I don't have any idea why, this is a problem I experienced a long time ago and now newly the other day for seemingly no good reason, videos on YouTube but also the web in general will not play until I open Firefox, close the browser, open it again, and then try and do whatever it was I'm trying to do. While not a fatal issue, this is one that is extremely annoying and I really don't feel like putting up with it.

Anyone have any advice or information?

Asked by silenz.xe 9 months ago

Answered by silenz.xe 9 months ago

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Firefox won't work after reset

This morning on my laptop, FF refused to open any websites - literally nothing happened when using bookmarks or the address bar. Settings" doesn't open either. FF worked … (read more)

This morning on my laptop, FF refused to open any websites - literally nothing happened when using bookmarks or the address bar. Settings" doesn't open either. FF worked fine yesterday and other browsers work normally.

I tried it in troubleshoot mode which made no difference and then updated to 9.3.0, which didn't help either. I made a Macrium system backup file and then I did a Macrium system restore to a fortnight ago when FF was working, but the problem was still there.

So i 'restored back' and reluctantly did a reset of firefox. Now i seem to have lost all my bookmarks and passwords (although i can't properly check as settings still won't open) and FF still doesn't work, with exactly the same symptoms.

And I have a folder called Old Firefox Data on my desktop

I am completely stuck, please help!

Asked by autolycus1 8 months ago

Answered by autolycus1 8 months ago

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firefox underlining mispelled text in google searchbar no matter what

i've turned off spellcheck in the normal firefox preferences, I have these values set for about:config spellcheck related things, and no matter what I do, I simply cannot… (read more)

i've turned off spellcheck in the normal firefox preferences, I have these values set for about:config spellcheck related things, and no matter what I do, I simply cannot figure out how to get rid of the underlining. does anyone have any solutions? layout.spellcheckDefault 0 services.sync.prefs.sync.layout.spellcheckDefault false services.sync.prefs.sync.spellchecker.dictionary true ui.SpellCheckerUnderlineStyle 0

Asked by Theo Lemkin 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago