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why am I still seeing blinking ads on firefox pages? I thought you totally solved this problem ? If there is no help available will switching to Express VPN resolve problems with firefox ?

'Why am I still seeing blinking ads on firefox pages? I thought you totally solved this problem ? I have been using firefox ad blockers for months with great success; but… (read more)

'Why am I still seeing blinking ads on firefox pages? I thought you totally solved this problem ? I have been using firefox ad blockers for months with great success; but suddenly they stopped functioning efficiently. Since firefox took them OUT OF MY UPPER TOOLBAR SEVERAL WEEKS AGO . 'Thus I have no idea if they are working or not.' There was no announcement of changers or any update that I know of.

Otherwise with no help from firefox, the last resort will be switching to an independent vpn to resolve firefox ad issues... For years I had no issues with firefox or even ad blocking problems; but now ads and firefox's constant need to take TOTAL control of everything has become a major issue.

If all fails, the last hope will be turning to Express VPN...Thanx for any help you can give...rjk

Asked by RJK7 5 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 months ago

lost tabs

i lost my previous tabs and i couldnt recover them. they were no were to be found in history. i need to restore tabs to a previous time or date to recover them and there … (read more)

i lost my previous tabs and i couldnt recover them. they were no were to be found in history. i need to restore tabs to a previous time or date to recover them and there is no such option, as i accidently closed the new tab and now its overwritten " previous" tabs.

Asked by simon_90x 5 months ago

Last reply by Terry 5 months ago

Firefox Profile suddenly lost Login data; Bookmarks still present. / Need help manually importing from backup file

After my Browser automatically updated to 88.0.1 (i unfortunately ignored the popup to update Firefox for a while) i started it and my Login data was gone. Extensions, Bo… (read more)

After my Browser automatically updated to 88.0.1 (i unfortunately ignored the popup to update Firefox for a while) i started it and my Login data was gone. Extensions, Bookmarks, anything other than Lockwise Data was still there.

I made an account (this one) as i previously did not have one in hopes of somehow fixing that; then after searching for solutions i checked for an "old data" file (does not exist) and checked about:profiles (i have a second profile named "default" that has absolutely zero saved data on anything, i dont know where it came from or wheter it was ever used). The profile that i use ("default-release") was active and that was that.

Then i checked Appdata/Roaming/.../theprofile (from the profile page) and was relieved to find that both "logins.jason" and "logins-backup.json" contained my Login data: The Username and Password (encrypted), formSubmitURL, giud, enctype, etc. I made a completly seperate backup in case something i do ends up deleting those. Since the passwords are encrypted i cannot add them one by one to Lockwise.

I dont know why they dont appear when i check my Login data or try to use the data on any Website. Can i manually "import" the file into Firefox so that it automatically decyrpts the passwords?

Asked by Foxilla16 5 months ago

Last reply by Terry 5 months ago

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FF Radio Silence on Floating Videos for TWO YEARS

Made several posts about floating videos and never one answer over the course of two years that I can recall. One of the biggest user problems with FF and we get -- noth… (read more)

Made several posts about floating videos and never one answer over the course of two years that I can recall. One of the biggest user problems with FF and we get -- nothing. If the developers are incapable of solving this go ahead and tell us ! We can look for other browser options. I have researched everything to do with the matter and the topic just round and round and round in circles. Dozens claim to have the answer but they are all full of hooey. Simple question -- time to start looking for options other than FF ?

Asked by JoeJupa 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Has Firefox ever made it possible to have the tabs BELOW the address/search bars?

I've been changing this over many years. Now I have two additional browsers to use so I'm not updating until I can, once again, organize the browser to fit my needs. … (read more)

I've been changing this over many years. Now I have two additional browsers to use so I'm not updating until I can, once again, organize the browser to fit my needs.

Asked by Commander 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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"Send Page/Tab to Device" no more available?

In the latest version (99.0 for 64-bit Windows), the "Send Page to Device" and "Send Tab to Device" commands in the right-click menus are gone. They were available up to… (read more)

In the latest version (99.0 for 64-bit Windows), the "Send Page to Device" and "Send Tab to Device" commands in the right-click menus are gone. They were available up to at least 88.0.1. Where did they go?

The attached screen shots are: - Right Click Menu on Page -- 88.0.1 - Right Click Menu on Tab -- 88.0.1 - Right Click Menu on Page -- 99.0 - Right Click Menu on Tab -- 99.0

Asked by g_mich 7 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago

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how many tabs and/or how man instances?

I'm stuck at ver 88. Starting with 89 I seem to be limited to around 150 total tabs across all open windows (even if only one is open). Total lockup of the desktop (KDE … (read more)

I'm stuck at ver 88. Starting with 89 I seem to be limited to around 150 total tabs across all open windows (even if only one is open). Total lockup of the desktop (KDE in linux) It hadn't been a problem, I just shut off auto update.

Now websites are whining about me running an older browser and some are even refusing to let me in. So I thought ok, I'll run multiple instances and keep the total number of tabs low. 5 instances work fine, the 6th starts to act a bit flaky, 7+ is a total lockup of the desktop (KDE in linux).

Even if I can manage to kill the last instance, its corpse remains on screen.

So I'm back to ver 88 with no solution. Is there a way around these limits? When I'm doing development I often have more than 600 tabs open. Eventually some will get closed, but I can't very well get much done if the browser is just going to lock everything up.

Asked by vev 8 months ago

Last reply by Terry 8 months ago

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Is it safe to update past v91 yet?

Proton is crap. Low contrast high space and infuriatingly enlarged vs the old standard. Screens are getting larger but that means users are expecting more information on … (read more)

Proton is crap. Low contrast high space and infuriatingly enlarged vs the old standard. Screens are getting larger but that means users are expecting more information on them not less. I actually reverted to either v88 over proton. Is the option to turn it off back yet or is still use custom css and hope they don't break that every update?

Asked by nonfindable 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Search engine add-ons

The search engines I've added do not appear in the list after clicking the green + sign in the search box and they do not appear in the list in the options either. I use… (read more)

The search engines I've added do not appear in the list after clicking the green + sign in the search box and they do not appear in the list in the options either. I used the "add more search engines" found in the bottom of the search engines list to find the missing engines and add them again, but when I find the engine I want to add there is only the "remove" button. So this tells me the missing engines in the list are still there but not accessible. I tried removing the added search engine and then adding it again but this did not make them appear in the search engine list. Everything was working fine until getting the last update before Firefox 89. Is there a way to fix this???

Asked by heyfucyou 1 year ago

Last reply by sideburns 1 year ago

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What is "firefox for Acer"; please don't answer "I assumer..."

Firefox will not update, but continuaaly load unstoppable popups suggesting I download and install a new copy. This is "Firefox for Acer". One other question about thi… (read more)

Firefox will not update, but continuaaly load unstoppable popups suggesting I download and install a new copy. This is "Firefox for Acer". One other question about this was answered "I assume that you can ask this at the Acer support forum as they should know this best." wgich means, I suppose, that the responder doesn't knowm but likes answering questions.

Does anyone know? Is this why Firefox fails to update? Will re-installing eliminate the problem? Is there any way to stop the popups?

Asked by dumpsterdan 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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audio gets choppy when sped up

so regardless of what video streaming platform I use whenever I speed up the video to more than 1.5x it gets really choppy and irritating while the problem is non existen… (read more)

so regardless of what video streaming platform I use whenever I speed up the video to more than 1.5x it gets really choppy and irritating while the problem is non existent when I am using other browsers

Asked by Abdullah Ahmed 1 year ago

Last reply by vayuj03.dhir 1 year ago

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.ris files >Options >downloading

I download Endnote .ris reference files every day, and have done for decades. Endnote supplies a parsing tool that imports the data into the database. But it has just st… (read more)

I download Endnote .ris reference files every day, and have done for decades. Endnote supplies a parsing tool that imports the data into the database. But it has just stopped working. In the import dialog box, the message that comes up on downloading a ris file is: "what should Firefox do with this file?

  Open with Notebook (default)"

Well down the dropdown option list I can choose to open with Endnote, so I clicked on "Do this automatically for files .." then chose the Endnote option. Which works, but it doesn't stick. If I go to the Options page>Applications>ris, nothing comes up. If I choose >Endnote, the suggested option is to open every Text file with Endnote - not a good idea.

Has something gone wrong with Firefox or with Endnote settings? Thank you

Asked by cvhorie 1 year ago

Last reply by cernusak 1 year ago

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Address bar bugged

I've been a long time Firefox user since around 2005 and have always enjoyed Firefox until now. This issue has been ongoing for over a year though. I never would have tho… (read more)

I've been a long time Firefox user since around 2005 and have always enjoyed Firefox until now. This issue has been ongoing for over a year though. I never would have thought that a simple task as entering a web address in the address bar and hitting enter would become so difficult, though for a while now this seems to be the case and to the point to where I'm considering not bothering with the Firefox browser anymore. I do enjoy where Firefox is now in current development and the way it looks as well the great performance. However, when basic functionality such as typing in a web address and hitting enter becomes difficult all the aforementioned positives become less and less relevant. It seemed to all start when development came to redesign the appearance of the UI, not sure what version. Basically, what I come to experience now roughly 90 percent of the time I type a web address in the address bar and hit enter is the browser does nothing. Sometimes it takes 5 to 6 tries with having to put the mouse courser back into the address bar and hitting enter multiple times before the browser decides it want's to go the website. Same issue occurs when opening a bookmark in another tab, switch to the tab and the site isn't loaded, have to hit enter multiple times before the web address will begin to load. Seems also that any setting regarding tabs background loading isn't present anymore in the settings either. Same issue will occur when selecting a favorite that comes up while typing in the address bar.

Recently I had reinstalled my entire operating system and was hopeful that this issue would be resolved by doing so with a fresh install of Firefox too, though the issue is still present.

I have no add-ons or themes that modify the address bar, nor any search add-ons. In fact, this issue occurs with no add-ons installed at all. The only thing I can think currently is that it is an issue and or bug of some kind within the search and or address bar settings current design.

My settings here are attached as images.

Asked by Jack0027 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Create new profile or refresh?

This happens far too often, in the course of 9 months or more frequently. What is going on Firefox? v88.0.1 Windows 10 Constant script errors that freeze whatever progra… (read more)

This happens far too often, in the course of 9 months or more frequently. What is going on Firefox? v88.0.1 Windows 10

Constant script errors that freeze whatever program I am in, regardless of the option I choose - the popup no longer gives me a WAIT or STOP IT. The box comes up that says DON'T ask me about this again.

I do not want to copy passwords, more than anything, should I create a new profile. I do not want to deal with replacing or losing the file. When I attempted to load two other profiles over the last two days, both times FF crashed. I gave up.

I am NOW in Safe Mode and without errors, and it's hard to know which app is causing the problem.

Is there a new addon that will back up Firefox these days?

Suggestions? Seriously, FF seems to be a whole lot more trouble these days than she is worth.

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 1 year ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Can't click on Bookmark Toolbar option in Toolbar options

Bookmark toolbar always worked and I could turn it off or on but always left on. But now Bookmark Toolbar doesn't show and when I click on it in Toolbar options the che… (read more)

Bookmark toolbar always worked and I could turn it off or on but always left on. But now Bookmark Toolbar doesn't show and when I click on it in Toolbar options the check mark won't appear but Menu Bar still turns Off and On when I click on it. Restarted computer before this happened because trouble with mouse pad and got notice about Firefox 89 update but closed it because prefer Firefox 88 that has smaller Bookmark and Menu Toolbars

Asked by harrisonsmiller 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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FF keeps resetting

Everytime I opne FF, it keeps resetting since the last update. I've since tried a fresh install, deleting prefs.js, there was no user.js, restarting without any addons, n… (read more)

Everytime I opne FF, it keeps resetting since the last update. I've since tried a fresh install, deleting prefs.js, there was no user.js, restarting without any addons, nothing works.

Any advice would be great, thank you.

Asked by mark1963 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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disable history firefox in security param deactivate add-on from working on tool bar

I discover that when I disable history in security param and reboot firefox it deactivate all add-on from working on tool bar. Firefox Ubuntu 88.0.1 (64 bits) Ubuntu 21.0… (read more)

I discover that when I disable history in security param and reboot firefox it deactivate all add-on from working on tool bar. Firefox Ubuntu 88.0.1 (64 bits) Ubuntu 21.04

Asked by Sebu 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago