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Unbootable computer - can I recover logins and bookmarks?

Hello I have been very stupid. I have a lot of useful Firefox logins, passwords and bookmarks, stored on a computer which now won't boot. The data were not synced to any… (read more)

Hello I have been very stupid. I have a lot of useful Firefox logins, passwords and bookmarks, stored on a computer which now won't boot. The data were not synced to any other device. I can read the C drive using a system rescue disk, and have been able to copy emails and other data to a working computer. Is there any way to copy the Firefox data from the non-working computer and import to Firefox on my working machine? Basically I need to know, in terms of directory and file names, where Firefox stores these data, and any problems in reading these files. The dead computer used Windows 10, version 2004. Firefox used automatic update, so would be the latest version as of last Wednesday. Many thanks for any help. Peter Kenny

Asked by pbkresearch 6 days ago

Answered by pbkresearch 6 days ago

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Facebook - Blank Screen??!

Hi there, So I manage 2 x FB accounts, mine & Mum's (only cos she's not too savvy). My FB loads fine, apps work, games, vids etc. Mum's on the other hand only has a … (read more)

Hi there,

So I manage 2 x FB accounts, mine & Mum's (only cos she's not too savvy). My FB loads fine, apps work, games, vids etc. Mum's on the other hand only has a blank screen when I log in. Nothing on her news feed. She can access the apps/games via links to her email address, and once you've opened one app via an email link you can pretty much access the other apps/games, but not go to their actual page (for bonus points etc), This was working perfectly until this morning.

Hate to say this, but it works in Chrome

Asked by PreshsOz 1 week ago

Answered by christopherwhite597 1 week ago

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How do I remove the right bigger part of volume control?

Hello, since about two weeks the window for volume control is now bigger. When I change the volume only the left part with the volume control appeared. Now there also the… (read more)

Hello,

since about two weeks the window for volume control is now bigger. When I change the volume only the left part with the volume control appeared. Now there also the big right part appears with song name and buttons to pause the video or switch to another video.

How can I make the right part disappear? Its too big. In only need the left part with volume control.

Asked by marko-1993 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Unable to access Facebook on Firefox since last night

Since last night I have been unable to see messages on Facebook using Firefox. Even Facebook.com returns a blank screen. I can access it via Edge, but don't want to us… (read more)

Since last night I have been unable to see messages on Facebook using Firefox. Even Facebook.com returns a blank screen. I can access it via Edge, but don't want to use Edge. How do I fix this?

Asked by cindyt1 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

I began receiving the following message about 3 days ago - PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. As I was browsing the forum I came across a suggestion to disable add-ons and restart… (read more)

I began receiving the following message about 3 days ago - PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. As I was browsing the forum I came across a suggestion to disable add-ons and restart Firefox in safe mode. When I did that I could now connect to the website I wanted. I then re-stared Firefox multiple times disabling the Add-ons one at a time.

In my case the culprit is "DuckDuckGo" priviacy and security add-on. When I disabled that and re-started Firefox I was able to connect. WhoYah!!!

Asked by denniscdegarmo 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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adobe flash player for firefox

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my … (read more)

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my browser?Where from should I download? I've got the Hebrew version of firefox for windows.Thank you very much!

Asked by amitbr16 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Window with tabs disappeared

Hi, just exited Firefox my usual way - Clicking Exit. Usual message pops up - Do you want to close 2 windows with xx tabs. Firefox closes. As always. When I am opening Fi… (read more)

Hi, just exited Firefox my usual way - Clicking Exit. Usual message pops up - Do you want to close 2 windows with xx tabs. Firefox closes. As always.

When I am opening Firefox again only 1 window opens! The less important one! The other window actually had all my important tabs.

How can I get my window back?

This has not happened for many many years.

Regards Gerd

Asked by Jozzig 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Languange mixed on all firefox UI

My firefox languange are mixed on all firefox UI, english and indonesian languange are mixed on every side. how to fix it? i have been experience this problem from early … (read more)

My firefox languange are mixed on all firefox UI, english and indonesian languange are mixed on every side. how to fix it? i have been experience this problem from early 2020, i dont know what version exactly. Like there are different languange on each UI. I give this screenshot, i mark with red line (Indonesia) and blue line (English).

Asked by falahmeola 1 month ago

Answered by falahmeola 1 month ago

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Unexspected icon using Firefox

I do maintain several sites. Yesterday I noticed an unknown icon on my site www.magoster.nl www.magoster.nl . It was an icon showing a "wheelchair". It can only been seen… (read more)

I do maintain several sites. Yesterday I noticed an unknown icon on my site www.magoster.nl www.magoster.nl . It was an icon showing a "wheelchair". It can only been seen a) on my desktop and b) with Firefox. Chrome and Edge do not show it. On my laptop Firefox does not show it. All Apple devices do not show it. So, it is only to be seen on my desktop + Firefox. I scanned site and desktop several times on virusses (McAfee): nothing found.

This wheelchair-icon opens a window whch gives possibilities to alter accessibility of the site. It claims to do that for disabled people. There is a link to a site: https://accessibe.com.

My site www.magoster.nl is a Wordpress-site. All plugins are up to date. All systemsoftware on the desktop too. FF latest version. But I can hardly believe that it is something on the site.

Is anyone familiar with this icon and https://accessibe.com? How did I get this icon and - more important - how do I get rid of it. Thanks for any glues!

Cheers Rudolph Smits Netherlands

Asked by Rudolph Smits 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Deleting partial history and cookies in FF 72

I am still using FF 58 because it allows me to delete recent history and cookies. For some reason, often when I reboot the computer. FF switches me to V72. and I have to… (read more)

I am still using FF 58 because it allows me to delete recent history and cookies. For some reason, often when I reboot the computer. FF switches me to V72. and I have to go thru hell to get 58 back up and running. I love to keep my history for sites I have visited, and v58 allows me to delete everything for the day, 4 hours, 2 hours or one hour.

72 does not appear to give me that option. How can I delete only recent history and cookies, and keep the rest?

Asked by Garrysch 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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how to diable searches in urlbar

hello, with firefox 78.3.0 under linux mageia , i can't disable searches in url bar . I ve tried with options to set apart searches_bar from url_bar , but it doesnt w… (read more)

hello,

  with  firefox 78.3.0 under linux mageia , i can't disable searches in url bar . I ve tried with options to set apart searches_bar from url_bar , but it doesnt work ( the searche_bar appears but searches function is again in urlbar ) so  when i write  something which doesnt match a good adress  firefox send the results of a searches . But i dont want this behaviour , when i m wrong in urlbar i just want a white page . 
so how can i disable searches in urlbar ( for me urlbar is only for url , searches have to be in other bar ) .

thanks .

Asked by moment.magnetique 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox Monitor error

I have 3 email addresses, one of which is a gmail address. The other two get checked in the Firefox Monitor, but when I click verify in the gmail acount email, I get thi… (read more)

I have 3 email addresses, one of which is a gmail address. The other two get checked in the Firefox Monitor, but when I click verify in the gmail acount email, I get this error: This email address is not subscribed to Firefox Monitor. What does this mean? The other two addresses have been checked and the breaches for them have been resolved. For some reason, I can't get the gmail address verified to see if it has been breached. Any clues as to why this is so?

Asked by Bob Hicks 1 week ago

Answered by Bob Hicks 1 week ago

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what is the preference name ( in about:config) for firefox logins: import from file

Firefox has been acting funny under Windows 10 lately so, I recently saved my bookmarks and logins to files (in anticipation that I may have to uninstall and reinstall fi… (read more)

Firefox has been acting funny under Windows 10 lately so, I recently saved my bookmarks and logins to files (in anticipation that I may have to uninstall and reinstall firefox.) I read the article that explains that if "import from file" does not appear on the "logins & passwords" "more" menu (three dots) then, it means I have to go to about:config in the address bar and turn the feature back on. I went to about:config only to discover that I do not know the name of the preference that I want to toggle.

Does anyone know the name of that preference?

Asked by angelos009 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox Redirects to Yahoo Search via searchland

I am consistently being re-directed so some site called searchland every time I use search. Why? My default search engine in the options is set to use BING. Searcdhland t… (read more)

I am consistently being re-directed so some site called searchland every time I use search. Why? My default search engine in the options is set to use BING. Searcdhland then redirects to Yahoo search. Why?

Asked by james_miller107 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Search engine hijacked, add-on page is empty

My search engine, set to be Google in Settings, is Yahoo every time I try to search. I went to your "solutions" page and followed all instructions, to no avail. When I … (read more)

My search engine, set to be Google in Settings, is Yahoo every time I try to search. I went to your "solutions" page and followed all instructions, to no avail. When I open "add-ons" I get nothing but a blank page. I deleted and reinstalled Firefox, and that did nothing either. I've been forced to change to Chrome as my default browser, and there I can use Google. Please help!

Asked by kraussmichaeli 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Minimize and Restore Icons Missing

I am trying to minimize Firefox, but the minimize icon in the upper right-hand corner is missing. I am still able to close Firefox using the 'X' in the upper right corne… (read more)

I am trying to minimize Firefox, but the minimize icon in the upper right-hand corner is missing. I am still able to close Firefox using the 'X' in the upper right corner of the window, but I am unable to minimize or restore. All other applications still have these icons available.

Asked by sabo11236 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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YouTube doenst work in second tab

Maybe you can help me.. When i start YouTube in one Tab i dont have any problems, but if i open a second Tab and go to YouTube i only can click at a video and than it doe… (read more)

Maybe you can help me..

When i start YouTube in one Tab i dont have any problems, but if i open a second Tab and go to YouTube i only can click at a video and than it doesnt load. I even dont see a black video window, theres just that white/light greay background, i also cant click on other recommended videos on this site.

If i open a video from the first tab by open in other tab i have the same problem immedeatly.

I updated Firefox and Windows (as recommended by Mozzilla).

Sincerly D

Asked by davidmerz97 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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How do I disable the URL Drop down

I am NOT asking to remove content from the drop down - already done. I do not want the drop down to open - at all. On a Mac the drop down interferes with the normal entry… (read more)

I am NOT asking to remove content from the drop down - already done. I do not want the drop down to open - at all.

On a Mac the drop down interferes with the normal entry user interface. The normal text interface is: type to move to first/last character use the up/down arrow. The dropdown interferes with this standard behavior. The up/down arrow will not move the cursor to the first/last character in the url - until/ or unless the user hits <esc> to close the dropdown.

I have looked at the browser.urlbar preferences and do not see a setting that will change this behavior.

Is there a way to do this, so that url entry is doen entirely in the url bar - and not in the drop down. (and before this is discussed - I do Not want to have Any type ahead/lookup done on the urls entered, and have already disabled all of these options, so there is no need for the dropdown).

Thank you Mac OS X 10.13.6 FF 81.0

Asked by forsaleinpgh 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago