bookmarks gone, can not bookmark at all

version 94.0.2 (64-bit) message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security s… (read more)

version 94.0.2 (64-bit) message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem." I can not see any of my bookmarks and I can not bookmark any page. I have: Shut down Firefox and restarted: no help uninstalled, deleted folders, and reinstalled: no help Import bookmarks from another browser: no help. That doesn't work either

What "security software" is the message talking about?

Hope you can help, because I don't want to go to another browser.

Robert

Asked by rschoenert 13 hours ago

Last reply by rschoenert 6 hours ago

Firefox not MultiThreaded

I expect that each page / tab in firefox is placed in its own thread. However, I experience that when one page gets stuck .. javascript is caught in a wait loop .. that… (read more)

I expect that each page / tab in firefox is placed in its own thread.

However, I experience that when one page gets stuck .. javascript is caught in a wait loop .. that this affects other pages.

Is there something in FireFox that I can change to insure that each page is in it's own thread, and doesn't affect another page's performance?

Asked by mfuhrman 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Problem with streaming TV content

I'm running Firefox 94.0.2 (64 bit) under Windows 10. Recently I've been receiving messages from TV content providers telling me I need to enable DRM in my browser. I hav… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 94.0.2 (64 bit) under Windows 10. Recently I've been receiving messages from TV content providers telling me I need to enable DRM in my browser. I have been to to the Settings menu and see that DRM is enabled. CDM is also activated. I have tried toggling them on and off and restarting but I still get the messages. Please tell me how to get DRM contento run.

Asked by Willmol 8 hours ago

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Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

FF caused BSOD

I was recently watching a Twitch livestream when I stepped away from my PC for a moment and upon returning found it sitting at the login screen. Checking eventvwr it show… (read more)

I was recently watching a Twitch livestream when I stepped away from my PC for a moment and upon returning found it sitting at the login screen. Checking eventvwr it showed a BSOD event had occurred. The only thing actively running on my PC was FireFox with a single tab for Twitch.

Level: Critical Source: Kernal-Power Event ID: 41 BugCheckCode: 307 decimal, 0x133 hex

Windows documentation lists hex 0x133 as a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION error, and since Parameter 1 was a '0', it states, "A single DPC or ISR exceeded its time allotment. The offending component can usually be identified with a stack trace." https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/debugger/bug-check-0x133-dpc-watchdog-violation

From Windows Debugging Tools I loaded up the DMP file and ran !analyze to see the process name listed as FF (there's more information listed, just not sure it's really useful).

PROCESS_NAME: firefox.exe MODULE_NAME: nt IMAGE_NAME: ntkrnlmp.exe STACK_COMMAND: .thread ; .cxr ; kb STACK_TEXT: ffffa681`de892c88 fffff804`7581f5fa  : 00000000`00000133 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000501 00000000`00000500 : nt!KeBugCheckEx ffffa681`de892c90 fffff804`7561c3cd  : 0000de92`ad226167 ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000246 00000000`008d0193 : nt!KeAccumulateTicks+0x20644a ffffa681`de892cf0 fffff804`7561c971  : 00000000`008d0192 00000000`00540bd4 ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000001 : nt!KiUpdateRunTime+0x5d ffffa681`de892d40 fffff804`756167e3  : ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000000 fffff804`76031630 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiUpdateTime+0x4a1 ffffa681`de892e80 fffff804`7561f1a2  : ffff8a08`cf6e79c0 ffff8a08`cf6e7a40 ffff8a08`cf6e7a00 00000000`00000002 : nt!KeClockInterruptNotify+0x2e3 ffffa681`de892f30 fffff804`756de055  : 00000150`3043798c ffffcb8c`9850adc0 ffffcb8c`9850ae70 ffff2a97`b5c65417 : nt!HalpTimerClockInterrupt+0xe2 ffffa681`de892f60 fffff804`757f8d4a  : ffff8a08`cf6e7a40 ffffcb8c`9850adc0 0000de80`ffc7236f 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiCallInterruptServiceRoutine+0xa5 ffffa681`de892fb0 fffff804`757f92b7  : 00000000`00000000 00001f80`007f02c4 00000000`4af4ce39 ffff8a08`cf6e7bb8 : nt!KiInterruptSubDispatchNoLockNoEtw+0xfa ffff8a08`cf6e79c0 fffff804`75680c6b  : 00000000`80000000 fffff804`75729a99 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiInterruptDispatchNoLockNoEtw+0x37 ffff8a08`cf6e7b50 fffff804`75729a99  : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KeYieldProcessorEx+0x1b ffff8a08`cf6e7b60 fffff804`7569a24e  : ffffa681`de843240 ffffa681`4afc988a ffffcb8c`b0c73480 ffffcb8c`ac2e3040 : nt!ExpGetPoolTagInfoTarget+0x149 ffff8a08`cf6e7bb0 fffff804`75699534  : ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000008 00000000`005408f1 : nt!KiExecuteAllDpcs+0x30e ffff8a08`cf6e7d20 fffff804`757fe2e5  : 00000000`00000000 ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000000 000001d3`21056910 : nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x1f4 ffff8a08`cf6e7fb0 fffff804`757fe0d0  : 00000081`e2df8c90 00000000`00000000 000001d3`18d58b28 00000081`e2df8b90 : nt!KxRetireDpcList+0x5 ffff8a08`d1eefa90 fffff804`757fd79e  : 000001d3`00000000 00000000`00000001 000001d3`2105a4e0 ffff8a08`d1eefb40 : nt!KiDispatchInterruptContinue ffff8a08`d1eefac0 00007ff8`acdd7bd7  : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiDpcInterrupt+0x2ee 00000081`e2def0b0 00000000`00000000  : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : 0x00007ff8`acdd7bd7

I checked FF `about:crashes` and it doesn't show any crash report there (presumably because the system BSOD and it did not have a chance to do anything).

Just wondering if anyone else has seen this issue and how/if they resolved it. In searching around it seemed like some folks suggested disabling hardware acceleration as there may be incompatibility issues with FF and GPU drivers. I checked under FF settings and it has "Use recommended performance settings" enabled, but there are no sub-options specific for hardware acceleration.

Some basic system specs: MoBo: Gigabyte B550 Vision D-P (BIOS F13e, latest available) CPU: AMX Ryzen 7 5800X GPU: Gigabyte GeForce 3060Ti (driver 30.0.14.7141, latest one available)

Running on FF 94.0.2 (64-bit), the latest update.

Asked by SirCobalt 8 hours ago

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Directed to "Unplug or Eject Hardware"

Tell me please how to "unplug or eject hardware" in Firefox. I have gotten a Verbatim External Slimline CD Writer that directs me to find this option in the Windows task… (read more)

Tell me please how to "unplug or eject hardware" in Firefox. I have gotten a Verbatim External Slimline CD Writer that directs me to find this option in the Windows taskbar. But I use Firefox as my browser and don't know where to execute this on the Firefox taskbar.

Asked by danwpatt 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

drag and drop not working .

in fact I don't know under what topic it should be .. after upgrade mac system to 11.6.1 drag and drop stop working with firefox. I use it for word press the problem is m… (read more)

in fact I don't know under what topic it should be ..

after upgrade mac system to 11.6.1 drag and drop stop working with firefox. I use it for word press

the problem is more than 6 steps I should do to upload one photo .. and in drag and drop I can upload many in one step

mac system 11.6.1 firefox 94.0.2

Asked by AlSadr 8 hours ago

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Left Swipe/Previous Page - Can I disable?

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. I… (read more)

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. Is there a way to disable the swipe left/previous page function or to make it less sensitive?

Firefox 94.0.2 on Macbook Air 13-inch Early 2015 with MacOS 11.6.1

Thanks!

Asked by doug.earl.mail 17 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 9 hours ago

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Having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times

I am having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times on UPS tracking page in order to get it to work. I can track one package, but if I try another, the page says: We ar… (read more)

I am having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times on UPS tracking page in order to get it to work. I can track one package, but if I try another, the page says: We are unable to complete your tracking request at this time. Please try again later." This response will not change until I clear the data and cache and start over. Having to try and troubleshoot web pages is time consuming and annoying. If it is a trusted site, why can it not just work?

This is a recent issue - none of the other browsers I use are having this problem, but I really don't want to start using multiple browsers just to get through my day. Any suggestions on how to fix this?

Asked by giafonem 13 hours ago

Answered by giafonem 11 hours ago

Log in to website

Trying to log into my investing website (Vanguard) So.............I log into the website periodically and several weeks or more ago they 'updated' their site with a new l… (read more)

Trying to log into my investing website (Vanguard)

So.............I log into the website periodically and several weeks or more ago they 'updated' their site with a new look. So when I go to it, it has 'auto-filled' my username and password (just like it used to do) and after the site does the 'handshake' with the window I press the 'Log In' button and nothing happens. Nothing at all, it just sits there. I can launch my (outdated) Internet Explorer browser and do the same thing and it works fine and I go right in to the site. I've tried deleting cookies for the site on the Firefox browser but it doesn't change anything.

So..........ideas? Maybe a plug-in problem???

Thanks, Kent

Asked by kentoc.58 14 hours ago

Last reply by kentoc.58 8 hours ago

Mozilla Addons account Sign in problem

hello, i have a mozilla addons developer account, i have not opened it for a month or two. Today, i am trying to sign in, it has two step verification setup, sent a code … (read more)

hello, i have a mozilla addons developer account, i have not opened it for a month or two. Today, i am trying to sign in, it has two step verification setup, sent a code to my email, i enter the code back and validated, but it did not sign in and redirect me to the main email and password page. i tried again, but now it is not sending me any code in mail. Suggest me any solution. thanks

Asked by Adam Green 9 hours ago

firefox does not show dropdown menu for password

Hi All, I am using firefox on my work laptop and it was working fine, until today that it was updated to the new version: 94.0.2 (64-bit) I noticed that the new version w… (read more)

Hi All, I am using firefox on my work laptop and it was working fine, until today that it was updated to the new version: 94.0.2 (64-bit)

I noticed that the new version was very fast, so I decided to switch from Chrome to Firefox. I imported all my logins and bookmarks, but when I go to a website, in the part where I should enter my login information, the drop-down menu does not show up, even though I have several saves usernames and passwords! I tried entering my logins manually into the password manager, but they still do not show up. The previous saved logins show up and work fine. But the new ones don't. Can you help me solve this issue? the image shows what I mean. The older login that was saved before the new update shows, but none of the other 4 logins that I imported or manually entered into the password manager show up.

Asked by suuufiii 9 hours ago

How do I increase the font size of the header?

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't… (read more)

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Asked by pogsinternet 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Force redirect to HTTPS in new release to site with no security certificate

After the latest release of Firefox, it is automatically forcing https on our site EquestrianCoach.com. We do not have a security certificate at this time (yes I know we … (read more)

After the latest release of Firefox, it is automatically forcing https on our site EquestrianCoach.com. We do not have a security certificate at this time (yes I know we need one and we are working on it). Therefore we get a "Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead" page and no one can access the site. Even if you manually try to take out the "s" it directs right back to https. I heard Firefox does this if it detects a SSL, but again, we do not have one or never did for this site. I see other sites with no ssl work fine. Is there a work around to not have Firefox do this? All the legacy Firefox browsers work fine on our site. It was just with the last release it somehow seems to think we have one and force redirects. And to clarify, it isn't just on one computer. All members who have the new Firefox have this issue. Thank you for any assistance! It is greatly appreciated!

Asked by anna53 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Homepage and new Windows items are all deleted.

I had a whole list of saved homepage landing sites that displayed when i open firefox they displayed above the main url/searchbar as shown in screenshot. These have all b… (read more)

I had a whole list of saved homepage landing sites that displayed when i open firefox they displayed above the main url/searchbar as shown in screenshot. These have all been deleted and i will need to spend hours to go and look them all up again . are these saved in any config files that i can re-add them ? Why are these being deleted and if this is not going to be saved going forward why do you still make this functionality available ? second, larger screenshot.

Please advise, this is the main reason I use firefox .... all previous updates these URL's remained until now, but if going fwd you dont support , i would suggest you remove the functionality. and I will remove firefox.

Asked by walks0618 10 hours ago

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In my browser is a pic of an ugly man. When you click on him it says Browser is under remote control (reason:De

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone numb… (read more)

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone number]. Michael Lodsin When I open Firefox, there are 3 or 4 blue screens pop up to make excutible orders to my computer, I always click them off. but they we not always there. Is someone using my computer from afar, or worse tracking my keystrokes or monitoring me ?

Asked by nocowfarm2001 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago