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firefox on my own laptop won't let me sync as it just cannot seem to find the server for accounts.firefox.com

i just bought a new laptop and tried to sync up my firefox versions but no matter what i try the old one just will not open any link from accounts.firefox.com it cant be … (read more)

i just bought a new laptop and tried to sync up my firefox versions but no matter what i try the old one just will not open any link from accounts.firefox.com it cant be due to connection issues because the new laptop uses the same network and opens those pages just fine and anyway, other websites work aswell.

Asked by Zephisto 2 years ago

Answered by Zephisto 2 years ago

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after latest update from 32 to 64 Firefox crashes

Excuse me for my bad Engelisch. I use Firefox and could always update without problems. I use with W7 ultimate and my version of FIrefox at this moment for a lang time a… (read more)

Excuse me for my bad Engelisch. I use Firefox and could always update without problems. I use with W7 ultimate and my version of FIrefox at this moment for a lang time allready is 56.0 (32 bits). I would like to update to the 64 bits version, but when I did this, Firefox crashed. I tried it several times, but no succes. I could not start Firefox without a crash. So I quit updating. But it has to lang ago that I had a update. What is the solusion? Please help me.

Asked by opabaas 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I allow NO cookies, yet cookies (both 1st & 3rd party) are still being set

I can't decide if this is a Firefox problem or not, but I'm starting here because it makes the most sense to me. I do not allow any cookies to be stored except by the ex… (read more)

I can't decide if this is a Firefox problem or not, but I'm starting here because it makes the most sense to me. I do not allow any cookies to be stored except by the exception list . But when cleaning up my PC at end of day, I notice all these cookies in my CCleaner that should not be there I do have other browsers installed, but never use them & their privacy settings are set to block all cookies as well. Anyone have any clues as to what is going on? Thanks in advance.

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Asked by tcfox 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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debug connection from 127.0.0.1- safe?

If you are asked to debug a program by someone in an email and get a notice that an incoming request was detected from Client endpoint 127.0.0.1:65323 server endpoint 127… (read more)

If you are asked to debug a program by someone in an email and get a notice that an incoming request was detected from Client endpoint 127.0.0.1:65323 server endpoint 127.0.0.1:6080, is that from your own system or from someone on the net.? There is a warning the browser could be taken in control by remote client. Is the person connecting to one of the ports and using the other to access your pc. Or is it all on your own network?

Asked by FIREFOXED 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Solved: Firefox opens external links in a new window AND new profile, instead of using the in-use browser settings

This is in Linux Mint 18, Fx 52.3.7 esr. I'm posting this for others benefit, if some standard fixes don't work. I'll cut to the chase. Once upon a...oops, sorry, Rock -… (read more)

This is in Linux Mint 18, Fx 52.3.7 esr.

I'm posting this for others benefit, if some standard fixes don't work.

I'll cut to the chase. Once upon a...oops, sorry, Rock - wrong hat. One day links opened from external apps stopped opening in tabs in the current window as they had done for eons. I read numerous articles & posts on sites, including https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1193456 various fixes, which worked for some.

In mine, external links started opening a new window, using a different, old profile, but used the current Fx version. Changing the 3 about:config prefs mentioned in the linked post above, that control link opening behavior wasn't my problem or a solution. Also, disabled TabMix Plus, that has tab opening settings. Nada.

Even though I've used one profile almost exclusively since Jan. 2018, external links recently started opening in an old profile & new window. At first I thought it might be a desktop file issue, as some paths in old Fx launchers commands no longer existed. Cleaning out the defunct ones was a good idea but no solution.

I discovered the same old profile was always called by links in external applications. That lead to finding the old profile was back to the default profile in the profile manager. I edited the profiles.ini file (usually in the root "firefox" folder containing the profiles) & made the new profile the default. No change in link opening.

(you can access profile manager even if firefox is running, using the command: firefox -P -no-remote Don't monkey around with anything unless you know what you're doing or get help.

The old profile being set as default probably shouldn't have made external links open in a "new window" even if the profile in use wasn't the "default", because the Fx version in use said it WAS the default browser.

It wasn't the whole problem. The 3 about:config prefs are about links opening in same or new window, not, "open a different profile for external links only." That may be a bug or coded behavior that KB articles I've seen don't discuss.

The new Fx version & new profile still showed "Firefox is currently your default browser," and "Always check if Firefox is your default browser" was checked, as it had been. It said that, but wasn't respecting it.

I thought I'd outsmart the external apps & move the old profile. That just made them mad & complained that "the profile (or files?) you're trying to access (the old profile) can't be located," so links from external apps wouldn't open.

I checked Preferences > General tab again after hiding the old profile and now it said, "Firefox is NOT your default browser, moron." Little harsh. Somehow, as long as the old profile was accessible, even after the corrections - that I've done many times over years, external links were hell bent on using the old profile, long after it WASN'T the default.

Asked by Joebt 2 years ago

Answered by Joebt 2 years ago

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Is there a known issue for the GUI not displaying pages correctly, in some cases I get like a split, and the two parts disply in the wrong order.

I have taken some screenshots to show what I look at every time I update to a version 57+ I did try updated versions as they became available, in case my problem had b… (read more)

I have taken some screenshots to show what I look at every time I update to a version 57+ I did try updated versions as they became available, in case my problem had been fixed, but it gets so annoying that I roll back again.

The Image upload feature doesn't appear to be working here so I uploaded some screen grabs to Imgur.

Only displaying part of the page: https://i.imgur.com/9gsgekO.png https://i.imgur.com/FfwLP6b.png

Images and other page details disappear: https://i.imgur.com/s7W7Seg.png

Pages are split and do not display in one piece: https://i.imgur.com/l8FPFdF.png

It's not my graphics drivers or anything else, everything is up to date. I roll back to 56.0.2 (32-bit) and this solves the issue. I am having the same problems on two machines running Win7. Cheers, Keith

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1 Intel Core i5 4440 @ 3.10GHz 47 °C Haswell 22nm Technology RAM 16.0GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24) Motherboard ASRock B85M Pro4 (CPUSocket) 38 °C Graphics: C27F390 (1920x1080@59Hz) C27F390 (1920x1080@59Hz) Intel HD Graphics 4600 (ASRock) 2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R7 370 Series (ASUStek Computer Inc) 46 °C CrossFire Disabled

Asked by Keith-E 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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WYSIWYG printing in Firefox without showing expanded link addresses?

Cannot get Firefox to print or print preview without expanding all link addresses. Sorry this section so short but fourth time typing due to page errors and hangs at addi… (read more)

Cannot get Firefox to print or print preview without expanding all link addresses. Sorry this section so short but fourth time typing due to page errors and hangs at adding file image.

Asked by MarkHHunt 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How to know if my addons will be compatible with the newest version of firefox before updating?

How to know if my addons will be compatible with the newest version of firefox before updating? I don't want to update first and then have half my addons not work. I have… (read more)

How to know if my addons will be compatible with the newest version of firefox before updating? I don't want to update first and then have half my addons not work. I have FF 56.0.2 the version just before quantum rendered 90% of my addons useless which is why I downgraded.

I need to know if I can check compatibility before updating. I have a lot of addons.

Asked by FFF0REVER 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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How save my password firefox 56 to 60

Hi! I want to export all my bookmarks and save passwords from firefox 56 to 60 and i don't know how, I tired all posibilites: copy profile, copy only key3 or 4 and logins… (read more)

Hi! I want to export all my bookmarks and save passwords from firefox 56 to 60 and i don't know how, I tired all posibilites: copy profile, copy only key3 or 4 and logins.json, mozbackup and a lot of addons.... Please hep me, i need them quicly... I don't know why you did all incompatybilities, only solution is to use edge or chrome.... i'm very disapointed (2 days of tired...)

Asked by odo89 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Random Crush on 56.0.2.

Hello. I am currently on 56.0.2. 64 bit. Everything was ok but i accidently hit update button (the message was my browser version is very old etc) and I cancel installing… (read more)

Hello. I am currently on 56.0.2. 64 bit. Everything was ok but i accidently hit update button (the message was my browser version is very old etc) and I cancel installing and now i can't do anything because FF randomly crushes. Please help. Running on win 7. And please say if i have to load crush log here. idk where took it. Ah, and i try reinstall FF, some other versions etc all doesnt help. P.S. i think something from Quantum damaged my profile and that causing crushes.

Asked by SierraVM 2 years ago

Answered by SierraVM 2 years ago

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Sync fails sync Bookmarks on one PC only.

I've recently noticed lots of error-sync logs in the %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<My Profile>\weave\logs folder. My sync is set up to handle Bookmarks and Hi… (read more)

I've recently noticed lots of error-sync logs in the %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<My Profile>\weave\logs folder. My sync is set up to handle Bookmarks and History only.

I have 4 devices, 2 PCs - both Firefox 56.0.2 32-bit and 2 Android devices (latest Firefox, not sure of version). All 4 were previously set to sync together, Bookmarks/History.

One of the PCs (Windows 7 x64) - has the logs, but I've read numerous articles online on how to fix Sync myself or correct a corrupted places.sqlite database as that's what the error log seems to be suggesting is wrong.

Running check integrity against places.sqlite gives me this:

> Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check database integrity > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

I have tried to repeat the process in safe mode and with a clear (new) profile - the issue persists. I have deleted places.sqlite (after making a backup) to see if sync suddenly starts working - but the bookmark related issue simply returns.

I have signed out on all devices, changed my sync password and logged in on just the PCs (for now until the problem is resolved). I have deleted all bookmarks on the 'problem' PC, then re-imported them from Internet Explorer on the other PC, then reactivated sync - this seems to initially work but once the 'problem' PC has the bookmarks, it tries to sync them and the errors return.

The error in question appears to be this:

1527797240532 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks WARN Error while backing up bookmarks, but continuing with sync: Error: Error(s) encountered during statement execution: database disk image is malformed (resource://gre/modules/Sqlite.jsm:823:25) JS Stack trace: handleCompletion@Sqlite.jsm:823:25 1527797240534 Sync.BrowserIDManager DEBUG _ensureValidToken already has one 1527797240543 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks DEBUG Successfully wrote previousFailed.

I can supply the entire file if required or put it on pastebin.

The only real issue I'm having is that I simply want my history/bookmarks (but nothing else) shared between all my devices that use Firefox, be it quantum or 56.0.2.

I have not tried Firefox Quantum (as numerous add-ons I use are unsupported and I didn't want to simply switch without a road back). I did try Firefox 52.0.8 ESR but the first thing it did was delete my places.sqlite so I wasn't able to reproduce the problem I'm having as I don't want to lose my history data (bookmarks are stored primarily in IE for convenience and simply imported when I need them as I use 'PlainOldFavorites' extension).

This looks like a bug with firefox sync or a corrupt file, but since I've cleared places.sqlite and let FF recreate it, I'm at a loss. If you need any further information to help solve this, I'm happy to provide as much as possible.

Thanks for any suggestions you can offer :)

Asked by arkane78 2 years ago

Answered by arkane78 2 years ago

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Browser Console

Trying to debug very simple javascript in a small web page. I turned on the chrome javascript console when I run my file and then ctrl-shift-j I get an error report o… (read more)

Trying to debug very simple javascript in a small web page. I turned on the chrome javascript console when I run my file and then ctrl-shift-j I get an error report on code that is not mine -- lots of references to recipebox -- and dont get any help with my own page.

Asked by jean01 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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I have Firefox 56.0.2 installed and do NOT want any updates (because of my add-ons). Still, Mozilla is every time asking and installing the new version...

I have Firefox 56.0.2 installed and do NOT want any updates (because of several old and not-compatible add-ons that I want to keep, such as SuperStart_). I have configur… (read more)

I have Firefox 56.0.2 installed and do NOT want any updates (because of several old and not-compatible add-ons that I want to keep, such as SuperStart_).

I have configured Moizllia NOT to do any updates!

Still, Mozilla is every time asking - and installing! - the new version...

What can I do top prevent this ?

Regards, Hans

Asked by Hans00000 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Message "Update Firefox"

I always receive a message which tell me that I should update my Firefox. I use Firefox 56.0.2 and I don't want to update my Firefox because new Firefox is absolutely ter… (read more)

I always receive a message which tell me that I should update my Firefox. I use Firefox 56.0.2 and I don't want to update my Firefox because new Firefox is absolutely terrible for me. And I don't want to see this message in the top of my page. Why I should look at it? How I can disable this message? Thanks.

Asked by DonMaestro 2 years ago

Answered by DonMaestro 1 year ago

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Bing hijacking Google in Firefox 56.0.2 (64-bit).

This very weird problem started a few days ago, and only in Firefox. I'll open Google enter my search and the results briefly appear in Google, only to be hijacked by Bin… (read more)

This very weird problem started a few days ago, and only in Firefox. I'll open Google enter my search and the results briefly appear in Google, only to be hijacked by Bing showing the same search and it's results.

Asked by dfc99 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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You fools (the management, not you)! Don't you know that you lose users every day by hasseling us about upgrading?

STOP with the auto-upgrade to the new FF or you risk losing me too! I will upgrade on MY schedule, not yours. Stop hassling me and many others with this ill-conceived s… (read more)

STOP with the auto-upgrade to the new FF or you risk losing me too! I will upgrade on MY schedule, not yours. Stop hassling me and many others with this ill-conceived scheme!

Asked by NotHappyCamper 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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Firefox ignores replaced sessionstore

Scrounger shows the file is valid, I've deleted all the other sessionstores, including backups. I replace the file while Firefox is closed, open Firefox and see the file … (read more)

Scrounger shows the file is valid, I've deleted all the other sessionstores, including backups. I replace the file while Firefox is closed, open Firefox and see the file get loaded/disappear as it should, but Firefox does not load that session into the restore function. Running 56.0.2 and the recovery file is compressed.

Asked by Cormy1 1 year ago

Answered by Cormy1 1 year ago

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Power failure corrupted logins.json

After a momentary brown-out, seems the logins.json file was corrupted. I see a file logins.json.corrupt. All it contains are binary zeroes. Any way to fix this?? Thanks..… (read more)

After a momentary brown-out, seems the logins.json file was corrupted. I see a file logins.json.corrupt. All it contains are binary zeroes. Any way to fix this?? Thanks...

Asked by tomtp 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Searchengines window, i want a list of searchengines, not tiles without text

I'm sticking with an older version of Firefox, because i have a list of searchengines that i use. But i don't know them only by icon. so i want if i click the searchbar, … (read more)

I'm sticking with an older version of Firefox, because i have a list of searchengines that i use. But i don't know them only by icon.

so i want if i click the searchbar, a LIST of my searchengines and not only icons. ( see picture i have uploaded )

way back you could in the about:config change the setting : browser.search.showOneOffButtons that did not work anymore, but then i got on this forum the tip to use CLASSICTHEMERESTORER, and there was indeed the option to get the classic search back :)

but NOW, with the latest Firefox.. this also does not work anymore :) So i'm back here for help, HELP!  :p

Thanks in advance, best regards, dinny

Asked by dinny 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago