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After v78 update I have two FFs, one with no passwords. What to do?

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows contr… (read more)

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows control panel and, at completion, suddenly got a message that Firefox was updating (again), but this time with a big bold warning - as I recall - that this version was not synched with anything. This new Firefox opened. My regular version, the one I'd updated this morning -- let's call it FF-1 -- was also open. In the second version (FF-2) I immediately checked under Tools > Options > Logins and Passwords, and the passwords section was empty. I closed FF-2. FF-1 is still open and still has all my passwords. I checked my Mozilla > Firefox > Profiles folder and now have two profiles - one called jn******.default, where I can see all my regular FF files, including logins.json, and one called i6******.default-release, with all files created today and no logins.json. Windows control panel also tells me I have two FFs, but identifies them as v78.01 and v72.02, and says both were installed today. I just checked about:profiles and get this: "Another copy of Firefox has made changes to profiles. You must restart Firefox before making more changes." What to do now? Obviously, I want to save the one with the passwords and delete the other one. But, as this situation is new to me, I want to do it the right way.

Asked by roberto32 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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changing user name

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be change… (read more)

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be changed to"?

Asked by Joey 6 months ago

Answered by McCoy 6 months ago

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Problem with Google pictures (google photos as i'm french)

Hi, Since 1 week i can't use all the fonctionalities of Google photos. I can't download albums, i can't share, i don't have infos about pics of album, etc... All the icon… (read more)

Hi, Since 1 week i can't use all the fonctionalities of Google photos. I can't download albums, i can't share, i don't have infos about pics of album, etc... All the icons at top right are inoperatives. I've tried another browser (Google chrome) and all is fine. I use Windows 8.1 and Firefox 73.0.1 64 bits Regards

Asked by phil-53 3 months ago

Answered by phil-53 3 months ago

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Edit URL while adding new bookmark?

Is there a way to edit the URL of a bookmark while I'm adding it? I've changed from Google Chrome to Firefox months ago, and this is one of my biggest gripes with Firefox… (read more)

Is there a way to edit the URL of a bookmark while I'm adding it?

I've changed from Google Chrome to Firefox months ago, and this is one of my biggest gripes with Firefox ever since I switched. Back when I used Google Chrome, I used this feature when I'm bookmarking YouTube videos.

YouTube will often add extra text at the end of URLs, such as "&feature=em-uploademail." I usually remove this to try and keep my URLs as clean as possible. The inability to edit bookmark URLs while creating new bookmarks makes this process much more tedious because when I realize that there's extra text at the end of a URL I have to remove the extra text in the address bar, refresh the page, wait several seconds for the page to fully load (when the page is still loading, the title of the page is often blank), and then I can finally bookmark the video.

This issue has been so annoying to the point of where I've considered switching back to Google Chrome.

Asked by Hyde 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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how do i get firefox to ALLOW sites to auto-relode a web page

More and more sites are starting to "hide" behind cloudfare and such like which means it wants to re-load the web page automatically. Firefox is preventing this and I hav… (read more)

More and more sites are starting to "hide" behind cloudfare and such like which means it wants to re-load the web page automatically. Firefox is preventing this and I have to click allow every time, in some cases I can't access the sight due to this. I want to either turn OFF this annoyance permanently or to be able to "white list" certain sites to allow it

Asked by mortimer.hobart 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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why does firefox 79.0 (64-bit) interfere with my 32 bit programs

I run Eudora 7.1.9 and it runs just fine until I open Firefox. Then memory dissipates quickly and everything slows down or FF crashes and/or it takes my Eudora with it. … (read more)

I run Eudora 7.1.9 and it runs just fine until I open Firefox. Then memory dissipates quickly and everything slows down or FF crashes and/or it takes my Eudora with it. Don't have the problem with IE or Chrome but I prefer my Firefox.

I am running a 64 bit version of windows 8.1 with a dual processor and 8GB of ram and a 1T SSD.

I assume I'll have to make changes, just don't know yet.

Appreciate help.

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Asked by US DataVault.com 3 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 months ago

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Firefox default action for PDF has spontaneousl changed

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog… (read more)

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog which asks what to do with the file used to have "Save File" selected by default. This was convenient, because this is usually what I want. However, the default selection has recently changed to "Open with Firefox", which I hardly ever want. This requires me to perform an extra step when accessing PDFs from the Web, which I do quite often. I am not aware of having done anything which would affect this, nor have I found a corresponding option to change it back. How can I restore the previous behaviour?

Asked by rsbrux 3 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 months ago

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staying signed in to my email account

I may have changed a setting ... Normally when I need to sign back in to my yahoo/att email account I can select "stay signed in for 2 weeks" and that works. But as of … (read more)

I may have changed a setting ... Normally when I need to sign back in to my yahoo/att email account I can select "stay signed in for 2 weeks" and that works. But as of today, even though I select the 2 week option, when I leave my email page, I have to sign back in upon returning. Every time..... The "stay signed in" option is currently working on Google Chrome and other browsers, but I'd prefer to continue with Firefox. Thank you

Asked by teamclark 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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pdf-conversion into firefox html documents

When I save a pdf-file it is automatically converted into a firefox html dokument. Also all my old safed pdf-files are converted. What does happen? And how can I stop it?… (read more)

When I save a pdf-file it is automatically converted into a firefox html dokument. Also all my old safed pdf-files are converted. What does happen? And how can I stop it? I'm not able to safe my scans as pdf anymore.

Asked by thr3344 3 months ago

Answered by thr3344 3 months ago

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How do I know if I have the latest version of firefox?

It seems like when I am typing an email the typing is delayed from showing up on my monitor, why and how can I fix it? It works without a delay on typing here, now and n… (read more)

It seems like when I am typing an email the typing is delayed from showing up on my monitor, why and how can I fix it? It works without a delay on typing here, now and no delay on skype but a delay when typing on my email.

Asked by dpjanssen43 3 months ago

Answered by dpjanssen43 3 months ago

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how do I get rid of that Mozilla webpage that opens automatical re firefox on mobile

how do I get rid of that Mozilla webpage that keeps on opening automatically re firefox on mobile when ever I open Firefox. I dont have an android or iphone so of no int… (read more)

how do I get rid of that Mozilla webpage that keeps on opening automatically re firefox on mobile when ever I open Firefox. I dont have an android or iphone so of no interest me. There seems to be no way to stop it keep on opening. I am getting rather angry at this imposition

Asked by merc 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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The mic and webcam popup doesn't go away even after the tab is closed. How to solve it? A bug?

When I go to a website that requests access to my webcam and/or my microphone (and I grant it), a tiny popup comes up over the tab bar. That's fine. But when I close the … (read more)

When I go to a website that requests access to my webcam and/or my microphone (and I grant it), a tiny popup comes up over the tab bar. That's fine. But when I close the tab using either or both, the popup doesn't go away. It doesn't contain the mic and/or cam icon(s) anymore, just the Firefox logo, but it doesn't go away and, oh my, it is so annoying.

The attached images are (1) the popup when I am using my mic in a tab, and (2) the popup when I am no longer using neither mic nor cam anywhere but the popup is still visible.

I can only remove the Firefox-icon-only popup by restarting Firefox!

How do I solve this? Is this a bug?

Asked by cloudchasingfun 4 months ago

Answered by cloudchasingfun 4 months ago

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Restore FF to my settings

I was on the internet, things going fine, left for a couple minutes, when I came back had a blue screen. Nothing worked but the cursor. Turned computer off/on with power … (read more)

I was on the internet, things going fine, left for a couple minutes, when I came back had a blue screen. Nothing worked but the cursor. Turned computer off/on with power switch, restarted FF but my settings had been changed. Put them back to what I want except for the search bar. It is now beside the address bar not where I want it - below the address bar and all the way across the window. How do I get the search bar under the address bar? I have already looked through all of the Options and Customize, maybe I missed it, so be specific. Thank you, Bernadine

Asked by BernadineAD 4 months ago

Answered by BernadineAD 4 months ago

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Promblème avec Linkedin

Bonjour, Je rencontre un problème très curieux avec Firefox depuis plusieurs semaines. Uniquement avec la version PC et uniquement sur le site Linkedin. Dès que j'ouvre L… (read more)

Bonjour,

Je rencontre un problème très curieux avec Firefox depuis plusieurs semaines. Uniquement avec la version PC et uniquement sur le site Linkedin.

Dès que j'ouvre Linkedin, c'est comme si la page était rafraichie plusieurs fois (3, 4, 5... ?) avant de se stabiliser.

Si j'ouvre des onglets supplémentaires (par exemple pour lire un post avant de revenir à mon fil d'actualité), les différentes onglets se rafraichissent également.

Cela ne se produit pas sur mon smartphone Android. Cela ne se produit pas non plus sur PC avec Chrome.

Merci de vos suggestions. De quels renseignements de configuration avez-vous besoin ?

Asked by marc.weissenbacher49 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox updating itself and I lost all my history and bookmarks!!

Help! I had a ton of open tabs and bookmarks on my firefox, and it just updated itself without my permission and now everything is GONE. I can't click on Restore Session … (read more)

Help! I had a ton of open tabs and bookmarks on my firefox, and it just updated itself without my permission and now everything is GONE. I can't click on Restore Session or find any bookmarks! I am very very sad.... can anyone help me recover these things?

Asked by jennyleis 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Firefox browser

For the past week, on every start up, Firefox requests to do an update. I agree, but if I shut down and then restart later, it asks the same question. On and on for some … (read more)

For the past week, on every start up, Firefox requests to do an update. I agree, but if I shut down and then restart later, it asks the same question. On and on for some 8 days now!!!!! How do I stop this?

Asked by philip194johnson 4 months ago

Answered by the-edmeister 4 months ago