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HOW TO RESTORE OLD FIREFOX DATA?

How do i go about restoring my old firefox data? Firefox suggested restarting the browser and once it opened back up it deleted all my extentions etc. and placed an 'old … (read more)

How do i go about restoring my old firefox data? Firefox suggested restarting the browser and once it opened back up it deleted all my extentions etc. and placed an 'old firefox data' folder on my desktop. I tried finding solutions but nothing worked. I typed in about:profile. Went to default profile. I clicked on Local Directory - Show in folder. And then pasted everything from my old firefox data folder into that. And nothing worked. Any help????

Asked by atakankombat 5 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

Automatically starting firefox up full screen view

Prior to installing Catalina all pages would automatically open in full screen view, including my home page on start up. Since installing Catalina this no longer happens.… (read more)

Prior to installing Catalina all pages would automatically open in full screen view, including my home page on start up. Since installing Catalina this no longer happens. Every time I open Firefox, I now have to go to the menu and manually select full screen view. Once I do this, all new pages then open in full screen view for the remainder of that session, but once I finish each session and close down Firefox, the same thing occurs next time I open it and commence a new session. In other words, there no longer seems to be a setting in Preferences to make this change permanent and avoid the need to have to manually select full screen view at the beginning of every new session.

Asked by tbl32596 5 hours ago

I can't open a website I usually can in firefox

I tried opening my outlook email which was supposed to redirected me to my school outlook site. Usually It worked when I do that but for some reason now it doesn't work. … (read more)

I tried opening my outlook email which was supposed to redirected me to my school outlook site. Usually It worked when I do that but for some reason now it doesn't work. I tried opening it in my other browsers and it works. Only Firefox couldn't open it.

I found this site https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1028755 and i tried to do the steps on how to fix it, but it still didn't work. I still couldn't go in the site. Is there any way for me to be able to access it again? what should I do?

Asked by resya171 7 hours ago

Last reply by la3amon 6 hours ago

Why does Firefox feed so much data to Google?

A while back, I discovered a Google plugin hidden within Firefox. I figured maybe one thing was fine until I realized that Widevine actually did some bad stuff to your OS… (read more)

A while back, I discovered a Google plugin hidden within Firefox. I figured maybe one thing was fine until I realized that Widevine actually did some bad stuff to your OS, since it needs to access the internal OS to block screenshots and screen recordings. Today, I discovered that geolocation also uses Google servers, and in the process of turning it off I also discovered that there is this "Safe Browsing" that also uses Google. Looking even further, even some of the privacy things redirect to Google. I haven't even mentioned that the default search engine is Google. Even if Google paid you to make them the default, you could create a prompt on the first launch asking for search engine, with Google selected by default but another search engine (like DDG) recommended. All of this Google software is likely sucking on our data.

Now while writing this post, I noticed something even worse. Why are Google servers on the filter whitelists? This is uncool. I understand, maybe your website needs to detect Firefox to function correctly, and antifingerprint would break it. But WHY GOOGLE? All of this seems to be going against the goal of privacy. How are you supposed to expect a random person to go directly to about:add-ons, disable Google Widevine, go to about:preferences, disable safe browsing, go to about:config, enter the "danger" zone confidently, and delete Google from the 10,000 times it appears in the config?

Asked by matthew34 2 weeks ago

Last reply by matthew34 2 days ago

Latest update slows down opening my email

This is the 3rd time trying to post my question. When I open some of your automated replies which do not help, and try to go back, my question disappears. The latest upda… (read more)

This is the 3rd time trying to post my question. When I open some of your automated replies which do not help, and try to go back, my question disappears. The latest update was irrelevant to my usage, so I resisted uploading it. In trying to get rid of the frequent reminder to update, I apparently did load the update. Now it takes longer to load my email, or switch to my wife's email. She is not happy, which makes me unhappy. Can that update be reversed?

Asked by fllpjl43 12 hours ago

Last reply by la3amon 9 hours ago

Folders in my bookmarks do not save

Hello everyone, So I have a problem when I create a folder in my bookmark bar. I create a folder by category (unnamed for aesthetics). Once I have classified my favorites… (read more)

Hello everyone, So I have a problem when I create a folder in my bookmark bar. I create a folder by category (unnamed for aesthetics). Once I have classified my favorites in these different folders after reopening Firefox, all my favorites are in a single folder. I specify that all these favorites were mostly imported from Chrome but that the problem persists with favorites added from firefox

Asked by durandm04 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

The "remember passwords" feature keeps getting turned off.

I am not sure what is happening but across my devices I sync Firefox on my saved password settings keep getting tuned off. I pretty much have to turn them on every time I… (read more)

I am not sure what is happening but across my devices I sync Firefox on my saved password settings keep getting tuned off. I pretty much have to turn them on every time I start Firefox and it is quite annoying. I have searched this forum some and found solutions that relate to trend micro password manager but I don't have that installed. I am running the latest version of Firefox on mac.

Asked by itsmattb 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Firefox Menu bar is missing

Firefox Menu bar is missing. Usually when I have two or three windows open. I have Firefox as my default browser and this happens when NOT in full screen mode. Using late… (read more)

Firefox Menu bar is missing. Usually when I have two or three windows open. I have Firefox as my default browser and this happens when NOT in full screen mode. Using latest Firefox for Mac.

Thank You John My email : flanjohn@gmail.com

Asked by flanjohn 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 23 hours ago

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Insecure connection blocks part of a site but without an option to allow exception

I think this site is relatively safe. It hosts replays of company earnings conference calls with analysts. http://public.viavid.com/player/index.php?id=140568 The page lo… (read more)

I think this site is relatively safe. It hosts replays of company earnings conference calls with analysts.

http://public.viavid.com/player/index.php?id=140568

The page loads. Some form fields can be filled in, but not the one for email. The insecure connection icon appears.

Is the connection is insecure, why does the page load even partially?

Or is this page an example of mixed content blocking (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mixed-content-blocking-firefox)? If so, why is there is no option to bypass the blocked connection?

Or is something else happening here?

Many thanks

Asked by Tom 3 days ago

Answered by Tom 1 day ago

Cannot add an event to Google Calendar

I switched from Safari to Firefox (57.0.4) on my iMac (El Capitan) and noticed that I cannot add an event to my Google Calendar. Before, I was able to do so by clicking o… (read more)

I switched from Safari to Firefox (57.0.4) on my iMac (El Capitan) and noticed that I cannot add an event to my Google Calendar. Before, I was able to do so by clicking on a date. I tried both double-clicking and right-clicking but nothing happens. Also, clicking on the "+" sign which says "Create" does not work. The three-bar menu on the left corner does not work as well.

Asked by maho.morita 1 day ago

Delete Bookmarks

I can't delete any bookmarks. I've followed directions, but under the three dots there is no delete option. I'm using Catalina 10.5 on a Mac. Firefox works correctly a… (read more)

I can't delete any bookmarks. I've followed directions, but under the three dots there is no delete option. I'm using Catalina 10.5 on a Mac. Firefox works correctly and well on my MacAir.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Asked by 1dgallup 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

V 79.0

has someone from google infilltrated mozilla? since the last update we have playback errors for video streams on many sites and spell checkig no longer works - and yes, w… (read more)

has someone from google infilltrated mozilla?

since the last update we have playback errors for video streams on many sites and spell checkig no longer works - and yes, we have tried the usual fixes for both issues.

updates are supposed to improve things, rught?

Asked by leemjcee 1 day ago

NoScript addon is blocking something but not showing it in the dropdown so I can allow it

Trying to login to Paypal. Entered my PW and there is a spinner saying "security challenge." Obviously its stuck trying to load it. There are 4 scripts trying to run ac… (read more)

Trying to login to Paypal. Entered my PW and there is a spinner saying "security challenge." Obviously its stuck trying to load it. There are 4 scripts trying to run according to NoScript. All are Allowed. Including Recaptcha.net. However, the icon is displaying a red "1" which means something is being blocked.

I also toggled "set all on this page to temporarily trusted."

paypal.com gstatic.com paypalobjects.com recaptcha.net

I was able to login a week or two ago.

Asked by FireFoxSucks 1 day ago

Can I open gmail links in a different container?

I use a separate container for gmail, so google can't connect my gmail usage to google analytics showing up in other pages. But when I open a link from gmail, I would li… (read more)

I use a separate container for gmail, so google can't connect my gmail usage to google analytics showing up in other pages. But when I open a link from gmail, I would like it to go to a separate container, either one container per site, or just one big container for all links opened from gmail. For example, someone sends me a link to a nytimes.com article and when I click on it, I want to not have to type in my nytimes login again but I also want it to be separate from my gmail login. This seems not to be possible in vanilla firefox (am I wrong?) but is there an extension that allows this behavior? If my entire question is based on a naive idea of privacy, I'm open to hearing that too. :) Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by harrow1 1 day ago

My website suddenly won't load

I've used Firefox to access my website for years. Suddenly this morning, it won't load after I've signed in. Before logging in, everything looks normal. After logging in… (read more)

I've used Firefox to access my website for years. Suddenly this morning, it won't load after I've signed in. Before logging in, everything looks normal. After logging in, the home page does not load completely and I cannot navigate through the site. I tried on Safari and everything works normally.

I've cleared the cookies and cache, re-started Firefox, even re-started the computer. No luck. The website host thinks it's a firefox issue.

My Firefox version is current (78.1.0esr (64-bit)). I'm on Mac OS 10.11.

Asked by Najib Joe Hakim 1 day ago

Last reply by Najib Joe Hakim 1 day ago

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Remove Tabs on Top

Hi all, I am trying to customize my Firefox on Mac because the tabs on top interfere with the menu bar, thus I only want tree-style tab extension to work on the side, wit… (read more)

Hi all,

I am trying to customize my Firefox on Mac because the tabs on top interfere with the menu bar, thus I only want tree-style tab extension to work on the side, with the tabs on top disabled.

I followed this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1184674#answer-1028260 as well as this clear guide on how to create userChrome.css: https://www.userchrome.org/how-create-userchrome-css.html When I tried to restart the browser, I seemed to have been logged out of my profile, with all customization gone and a standard white (instead of black) menu. I deleted the chrome folder and it is normal again now.

I suspect the userChrome.css file should contain more than just the one line I tried to add: #tabbrowser-tabs { visibility: collapse !important; } ; Is there any location where I can copy my current intra-browser customization into the userChrome.css file?

Asked by Castor 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago