Firefox 102 Renaming .exe files

I've noticed that with Firefox 102 when I download an exe file, in this case Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe it is renaming it to Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe.bin. Why is that… (read more)

I've noticed that with Firefox 102 when I download an exe file, in this case Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe it is renaming it to Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe.bin.

Why is that happening now? I know the "potential risk" or downloading an .exe file but shouldn't it ask or at least warn you instead of just deciding to rename it

I didn't see a setting to disable this "feature". Is there one?

Thanks

Asked by AZBigDog 5 hours ago

Last reply by AZBigDog 19 minutes ago

Recovering Passwords

My company just pushed out new group policies for Firefox that blocks use of Firefox Sync. That also, apparently, blocked use of my saved logins and passwords. I can fin… (read more)

My company just pushed out new group policies for Firefox that blocks use of Firefox Sync. That also, apparently, blocked use of my saved logins and passwords.

I can find the encrypted password files in my profile: key4.db logins.json

but I can't open them.

Is there any way to get my login and password information?

MJA

Asked by MarkJ.Ambrose 1 hour ago

Login

My desktop icon gave me a bad link error message, what happened to my forefox account? I upgraded, checked the save settings, and EVERYTHING is gone. All of my saved logi… (read more)

My desktop icon gave me a bad link error message, what happened to my forefox account? I upgraded, checked the save settings, and EVERYTHING is gone. All of my saved logins for several hundred sites. How can I restore them?

Asked by emurphy917 6 hours ago

Last reply by emurphy917 1 hour ago

firefox browser

I can't open anything in the browser. It always says "secure connection failed" and I cannot reach anything get anywhere within the use of the browser. No matter what I d… (read more)

I can't open anything in the browser. It always says "secure connection failed" and I cannot reach anything get anywhere within the use of the browser. No matter what I do try. I have looked at a number of workarounds posted online but nothing seems to work. I need some help. I use Windows 10

Asked by rgreen08 2 hours ago

Background inactivity

Hello i've been having some problems on the latest software of yours i'm most of the time watching livestreams but from update v.100 of your software it became weird tab… (read more)

Hello i've been having some problems on the latest software of yours i'm most of the time watching livestreams but from update v.100 of your software it became weird tab suspends after some in activity which is a problem for me

i found a solution through ABOUT:CONFIG and disabled these 3 for videos 1 - media.suspend-bkgnd-video.enabled 2 - media.resume-bkgnd-video-on-tabhover 3 - browser.tabs.unloadOnLowMemory

for videos and live streams it was good it didn't suspend but my problem now since update v.102 is that video plays but the CHAT stops and doesn't reload until i reopen firefox to the front of my programs

although it is runnning in the background and NOT MINIMIZED

even when the live stream has some lags and re-buffer it doesn't rebuffer or refresh the page to reconnect to the live stream until i force my firefox in front of my programs or games and again it was not minimized

if there is an option in the about:config to change this please tell me i'm already losing my mind as i missed one of my friends live stream because of that suspension

thank in advance

Asked by MegaDooOooM 3 hours ago

Firefox has become very slow lately.

Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites ar… (read more)

Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites are opened after some time, but freeze so that scrolling and clicking on links won't work. I tried to find an answer in the Settings......

Asked by edschijf 4 hours ago

I am logged off FF, but passwords and addons are still showing

so firefox I am logged out, you can tell where it say "save and sync - sign in". but even though I am not signed in, my passwords and addons are still showing up. how to … (read more)

so firefox I am logged out, you can tell where it say "save and sync - sign in". but even though I am not signed in, my passwords and addons are still showing up.

how to fix this

thank you!!

Asked by Rick (Proton) 4 hours ago

Buttons (like the "Next" button during Gmail sign-in) only working on private windows

Buttons (like the "Next" button during Gmail sign-in) only work on private windows. I'd appreciate help. Here are my results on https://firefox-storage-test.glitch.me/: O… (read more)

Buttons (like the "Next" button during Gmail sign-in) only work on private windows.

I'd appreciate help.

Here are my results on https://firefox-storage-test.glitch.me/:

Overview: Storage is broken. This is the same version (91) as the last time you loaded this page. Specific Subsystem Statuses:

LocalStorage

   Good: Totally Working. (fullyOperational)

QuotaManager

   Good: Totally Working. (fullyOperational)

IndexedDB

   Bad: Our test logic is broken, please copy and paste the contents of 'Debug Info' below and anything in the devtools console and send to :asuth. (unexpectedBreakage)

Cache API

   Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)

Debug Info:


A mutation operation was attempted on a database that did not allow mutations. The operation is insecure.

{

 "v": 1,
 "curVersion": 91,
 "prevVersion": 91,
 "ls": {},
 "qm": {
   "lastWorkedIn": 91
 },
 "idb": {
   "persistentCreatedIn": 0,
   "persistentLastOpenedIn": 0,
   "clearDetectedIn": 0
 },
 "cache": {
   "firstCacheCreatedIn": 0,
   "unpaddedOpaqueCreatedIn": 0,
   "paddedOpaqueCreatedIn": 0
 }

}

Asked by dohee.kang 4 hours ago

Random Unusual Freezing, Yet Not Unresponsive

Hello, I've recently encountered a curious issue with my Firefox browser (Firefox version 102.0, Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.25145.1011). At seemingly random times it… (read more)

Hello,

I've recently encountered a curious issue with my Firefox browser (Firefox version 102.0, Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.25145.1011). At seemingly random times it will freeze for between two and five minutes (roughly). UI elements become completely unresponsive and the cursor does not update when moving over the browser window. The window will not minimize. Yet, Windows Task Manager does not report the application as being unresponsive. While never a common problem, any freezes in the past would eventually cause the Windows Task Manager to identify it as unresponsive.

I have disabled "recommended performance settings" and hardware acceleration to no avail. Everything seems perfectly normal immediately before and after the freezes, and I've yet to identify how I can trigger them. I do not recall having made any changes to my browser before the freezes started occurring, though multiple Windows updates have taken place since then. If I'm too impatient to wait I will end the Firefox processes via Windows Task Manager and restart it so I can return to my tabs without having cookies deleted. I have 13 plugins mainly covering privacy/security concerns. Is there some sort of debug tool I can engage to see what's occupying Firefox while it's frozen? I've just found the Firefox Task Manager, and will see if it can offer any additional information during/after the freezes.

Thanks, Logan

Asked by Logan 4 hours ago

Firefox Password Manager

Password manager is blocked and I cannot enter my primary password. I therefore cannot open any website requiring a password even when I know the password and try to en… (read more)

Password manager is blocked and I cannot enter my primary password. I therefore cannot open any website requiring a password even when I know the password and try to enter it independently of the password manager. The error message starts "No synchronised logins found" even though this is my only computer.

Asked by MichaelB1 1 week ago

Last reply by MichaelB1 5 hours ago

Firefox Developer Edition wont open Discord hyperlinks

Discord hyperlinks will no longer open when Firefox Developer Edition is selected as my default browser. They open fine in both Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome… (read more)

Discord hyperlinks will no longer open when Firefox Developer Edition is selected as my default browser. They open fine in both Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome when selected as Windows 11's default browser. When selecting my default browser it would show 2 instances of Firefox Dev but after uninstalling then reinstalling it there is only one instance in the default app list. I'm not really sure where to go from here. Maybe this is an issue with the latest version of Dev Edition or is this an issue with my Windows?

Thanks

Asked by yohaun 5 hours ago

Is there a way to get a list of all tabs open in all windows?

A long time ago, I saw a list of open tabs in all windows, not just in one window, as it is now. (By the way, Google has added such a feature to Chrome. Clicking on the a… (read more)

A long time ago, I saw a list of open tabs in all windows, not just in one window, as it is now. (By the way, Google has added such a feature to Chrome. Clicking on the arrow allows us to see any open tab and navigate to it.) I am currently using Tab Manager to search for a tab. But the tab manager is not the best option because it is too slow to open and requires too many resources. Can I restore the old behavior to see tabs in all windows?

Asked by YDUBINSKY 5 days ago

Last reply by YDUBINSKY 6 hours ago

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides… (read more)

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides switching to a new browser permenantly? Windows 10Pro 64

Asked by leensaginaw2011 6 hours ago

On MacOS Monterey 12.4, Firefox version 102 (June 28, 2022) not displaying Cherokee unicode

Yesterday 06/22/2022 Cherokee unicode sites looked fine. Today with Firefox 102 update, the displays are scrogged. Ex: ᏅᏬᏘ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᏂᎪᏙᏗ ᏗᎧᎵᎢᏍᏗ What happened?? I had my font… (read more)

Yesterday 06/22/2022 Cherokee unicode sites looked fine. Today with Firefox 102 update, the displays are scrogged. Ex: ᏅᏬᏘ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᏂᎪᏙᏗ ᏗᎧᎵᎢᏍᏗ What happened?? I had my font preference set to Plantagenet which has worked fine up to now. I tried changing fonts, restarting Firefox, restarting my Mac, and it's still broken. I'm wondering if this is also affecting other Unicode writing systems.

Asked by tommylee1 7 hours ago

Firefox vers 91.10esr(64bit):-"cannot load M3U8:levelLoadTimeOut"

Hi!, recently i have been having this browsing problem whenever I open the news website at https://www.cgtn.com/channel/documentary. The site wont load and error is shown… (read more)

Hi!, recently i have been having this browsing problem whenever I open the news website at https://www.cgtn.com/channel/documentary. The site wont load and error is shown- "cannot load M3U8:levelLoadTimeOut". Have tried numerous times but failed to load. However other web sites have no problem and prior to this I am able to surf at all times. What must I do to get back the browsing? Any help is appreciated. Thanks

Asked by xxmanreturns 3 days ago

Last reply by xxmanreturns 9 hours ago

pdf blocking

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download … (read more)

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download of my morning newspaper. Now I have to copy the link from my morning newspaper email and paste it into Chrome to get access to my newspaper rather than simply clicking the link in the email. While I found this very annoying, when I couldn't find a workaround, I just continued to copy/paste into Chrome. Today I tried to download my IRA quarterly statement and found Firefox is blocking this pdf download also. Note that in neither case does Firefox tell me that they are blocking the downloads and they just do not download and some pdfs do download. So this is now getting beyond just annoying. Is there a workaround for this new Firefox problem or is my only alternative to define Chrome or Edge as my default browser and give up Firefox?

Asked by rick146 1 week ago

Last reply by rick146 9 hours ago

WHaT Just HappeneD? (Magical restart)

(Again, didn't know what topic to choose). I just submitted a complaint about Firefox losing all my browser tabs upon restart -- and then after closing that window and r… (read more)

(Again, didn't know what topic to choose). I just submitted a complaint about Firefox losing all my browser tabs upon restart -- and then after closing that window and re-opening the browser, everything was back to normal! Tabs, toolbars, everything. Whew !

Is there a miniature, stripped version of Firefox that runs when some utilities update?

Asked by ERA Triano 9 hours ago

Sometimes, like just now after various updates/restart, Firefox will lose all the tabs from my previous session. The purchased extension that's supposed to help with that often doesn't. Help!

I didn't know which topic to select. Just started the computer and there was a TrendMicro notice to restart my browser to complete an update -- I opened Firefox and it o… (read more)

I didn't know which topic to select. Just started the computer and there was a TrendMicro notice to restart my browser to complete an update -- I opened Firefox and it opened in two windows with notices about updates, but had lost all my tabs. Other times the situation is different, but the result is the same -- fifty or a hundred tabs gone -- I just noticed the toolbar is missing too so I'm going to send or submit this and turn it back on and see if that stupid extension that supposedly saves my tabs has saved anything, but often, when this happens, it hasn't saved anything for weeks! I've tried getting tech support from them but however these things works something isn't triggering it. One shouldn't need a CIS degree to be able to use a laptop. Thank you, you're awesome regardless.

Asked by ERA Triano 9 hours ago

Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt… (read more)

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt' whether I save the file and install it in windows, or trey to install at the firefox addons page. I have done multiple re-installs of the latest browser, cleaned every file out of the system, even joined this community in case I have to get some kind of membership to get addons.

I am out of ideas to solve the problem, and I cannot find anywhere on the internet where the 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt'. problem I have is solved. Please help.

jkumpire

Asked by jkumpire 6 days ago

Last reply by jkumpire 11 hours ago