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Firefox udate from 72 to 100

Will it be OK to upgrade my Firefox browser from Rel 72 to latest Rel 100 in one step ? OS is Mac OS X Monterrey 12.3..1 Or should I do 1 or more intermediate upgrades to… (read more)

Will it be OK to upgrade my Firefox browser from Rel 72 to latest Rel 100 in one step ? OS is Mac OS X Monterrey 12.3..1 Or should I do 1 or more intermediate upgrades to be safe ?

FWIW, I've had enough problems upgrading from OSx Mojave to Monterrey. I am leery of the huge jump from FF 72 to 100.

All advice most welcome.

Asked by reedh2 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

I am now unable to access websites like Doodle, Creately and more. What has changed?

I think your latest version is preventing me to access several sites that I use regularly. Please let me know? and please fix it? I wish to continue using Firefox but th… (read more)

I think your latest version is preventing me to access several sites that I use regularly.

Please let me know? and please fix it?

I wish to continue using Firefox but this is creating delays and difficulties.

Thank you

Asked by ra40 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Firefox Fails to Retain Tabs and Bookmarks During Upgrades

Firefox upgrades fail to save Tabs and Bookmarks. Consequently, this is not a genuine upgrade but instead is the implementation of a new client. Previously, Firefox upgra… (read more)

Firefox upgrades fail to save Tabs and Bookmarks. Consequently, this is not a genuine upgrade but instead is the implementation of a new client. Previously, Firefox upgrades saved both Tabs and Bookmarks. Unfortunately recent upgrades no longer perform this function.

Requiring users to manually (dangerously) search through past Profiles and hopefully select the correct profile to launch in an attempt to restore these two features is burdensome to users. Additionally, when one of many past profiles is selected for launch, Tabs are not restored. Previous Bookmarks are restore under different headings that require new navigation clicks to access.

The first attempt to upgrade installed Firefox 72. After reverting back to the older version and attempting a second upgrade, the new launch was Firefox 100b. Go figure.

As I write this message in a newly upgraded Version 72, I am uncertain as to whether or not to set this as the default version out of fear of not being able to eventually get my Tabs from my older version. So I will revert back to the older version in the hope that I might eventually learn how to defeat this current Firefox Fault.

Thank you for the help and links to instructions to fix this problem that were sent. The steps provided were not clear enough to follow without repeatedly failing to fix the problem. IE: "Restore Session" options did not exist; Tabs were not restored when Bookmarks were restore in a completely modified user interface; the means to determine which of dozens of Profiles to select was not provided.

Asked by Doc10 2 months ago

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V72.0.2 32bit update broken

cant update to latest version, administrator has disabled auto updates. But no option to manually update and no option to turn on auto updates either. . So apparently fir… (read more)

cant update to latest version, administrator has disabled auto updates. But no option to manually update and no option to turn on auto updates either. . So apparently firefox isn't compatible with netflix anymore either due to no update options... It looks like chrome is my only option now.

Asked by JohnBob1674 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Firefox Maximized window blocks Windows task bar from use

Firefox Maximized window blocks Windows task bar from being accessed. Have to downsize the window to reveal desktop in order to use the task bar. Does not matter if in sa… (read more)

Firefox Maximized window blocks Windows task bar from being accessed. Have to downsize the window to reveal desktop in order to use the task bar. Does not matter if in safe mode, scrubbed all settings and new install of firefox does not change the behavior.

Asked by don544 7 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 months ago

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Firefox Updates & Merging Info.

Every time there is a Firefox Update, I end up going back to the previous shortcut on my desktop to find my bookmarks, passwords, etc. Please advise, as I delay doing upd… (read more)

Every time there is a Firefox Update, I end up going back to the previous shortcut on my desktop to find my bookmarks, passwords, etc. Please advise, as I delay doing updates for this reason. Very frustrated!

Asked by pamsfeed 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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There should be a disclaimer for "frefresh firefox" notifications

I got the notification recommend me to refresh my firefox at the bottom, which only states that it will make my firefox run faster. But it didn't mention it will delete a… (read more)

I got the notification recommend me to refresh my firefox at the bottom, which only states that it will make my firefox run faster. But it didn't mention it will delete all my add-ons, reset my layouts, mess up my about:config settings. Which lead to unwanted automatic update download and installation. This is completely BS.

Asked by slytherin100 10 months ago

Last reply by slytherin100 10 months ago

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How can I prevent ctrl+q from closing the browser?

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable… (read more)

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable this keyboard shortcut?

Asked by Erel Segal-Halevi 2 years ago

Answered by Ruba 2 years ago

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Blocked by Content Security Policy

Hi Everyone, I run Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and Firefox version 72.0.2, with DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials and search engine, and New Tab version 1 by Leigh Brenecki. All w… (read more)

Hi Everyone,

I run Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and Firefox version 72.0.2, with DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials and search engine, and New Tab version 1 by Leigh Brenecki.

All works well, other than, having opened Firefox with the first "Tab" available, when I click the "+" sign for a New Tab, the error message "Blocked by Content Security Policy" and "An error occurred during a connection to duckduckgo.com" is displayed.

However, if I click on the Firefox Home Page "House" icon, or select any of my Bookmarks Toolbar icons, the message goes away and all works well again -- at least until I try opening another New Tab when the cycle starts again.

I realise this might be a "New Tab" or "DuckDuckGo" problem, and will seek their support accordingly - I just wondered if anyone on here had experienced the same?

Thank you,

Ian

Asked by Ian 1 year ago

Answered by Ian 10 months ago

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Weird Website Display

Hi Everyone, When I try to access a particular website, there is no real graphical display - simply text scattered everywhere. I visit loads of different sites each day,… (read more)

Hi Everyone, When I try to access a particular website, there is no real graphical display - simply text scattered everywhere.

I visit loads of different sites each day, and this is the only one where this problem occurs.

The website Owner thinks it might be something to do with a CSS file(?) but, as I do not have the problem elsewhere, I am unsure.

If anyone can help on this, I'd be very grateful.

Thank you.

Ian

Asked by Ian 11 months ago

Last reply by Ian 11 months ago

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Cannot export logins and passwords in Firefox 72.0.2

According to various help articles, I should be able to export my logins and passwords using the Settings- logins and passwords and then click on the three dots in the up… (read more)

According to various help articles, I should be able to export my logins and passwords using the Settings- logins and passwords and then click on the three dots in the upper right. That should display a menu with an option to export. In my case, when I click on the three dots I get only these options: Preferences, Help, Lockwise for Android, Lockwise for iPhone/iPad. There is no option to export anywhere on the page. How can I backup and logins so that I can load them on my new computer? As above, Firefox version is 72.0.2 and I am using Linux Mint 19.3.

Asked by onenoiam 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Differences in Firefox Versions

Hi Everyone, For personal reasons I run FF version 72.0.2. I have a subscription to Britbox (UK) which has run without difficulty for two years now --- until recently, w… (read more)

Hi Everyone, For personal reasons I run FF version 72.0.2. I have a subscription to Britbox (UK) which has run without difficulty for two years now --- until recently, when it stopped for no apparent reason and displayed the error message shown in the attached image. Britbox Tech Support is, to say the least - useless, and I have been unable to extract anything useful from them for the past few weeks. Today, however, I got a (speculative) message saying that if I upgraded my FF version to the latest - things would be fine again. Strange, as they have been insisting I change to Chrome until today. Can anyone support their advice? i.e. Is there anything in version upgrades from 72.0.2 which might have affected viewing? Thank you. Ian

Asked by Ian 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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I would like to stop the annoying reload Drudgereport.com does. How?

Everyone going to the above mentioned website experiences the same annoying reloads. Please add a method to Firefox like IE has that can restrict sites reloading, assumin… (read more)

Everyone going to the above mentioned website experiences the same annoying reloads. Please add a method to Firefox like IE has that can restrict sites reloading, assuming this doesn't exist already. Thanks

Asked by Eastcreek 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How do I update to a specific version of firefox?

I'd like to update my mac's firefox, but not to the latest version. I know about the directory of releases, but I can't seem to find advice on what to do once I download … (read more)

I'd like to update my mac's firefox, but not to the latest version. I know about the directory of releases, but I can't seem to find advice on what to do once I download the file. I don't want to create a separate profile, or risk messing up the profile/settings I have currently. So, any thoughts? Thank you in advance for the help.

Asked by N21 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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downloaded ppt(x) files are broken

i can't remember since when, but it's some time now, that if i download a ppt(x) file it's always, always broken. 1- it's broken beyond repair 2- the files are ok if i do… (read more)

i can't remember since when, but it's some time now, that if i download a ppt(x) file it's always, always broken.

1- it's broken beyond repair 2- the files are ok if i download using a third party app, like fdm 3- it's only ppt(x) files 4- no alerts or reports from my antivirus 5- i use ff 72.0.2

Asked by farid.at 1 year ago

Last reply by farid.at 1 year ago

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Restore Previous Session not working - or, not properly at least

OK, I was using a very old version of firefox previously and restore previous session worked perfectly. If my computer crashed, when I rebooted it, the "trouble finding p… (read more)

OK, I was using a very old version of firefox previously and restore previous session worked perfectly. If my computer crashed, when I rebooted it, the "trouble finding pages" message came up, click to restore session, and everything came back.

Then.... I upgraded to version 72.0.2 (64 bit)

Session restore no longer works, or at least not the way it should be working.

If I had say 20 windows open when the computer crashed, when I finish a reboot and start Firefox, I get the "trouble finding pages" message, and I click to restore session as before.

Anywhere from 2 to maybe 5 windows will restore. The rest are gone.

I suspect it has to do with the fact that there were now multiple "instances" of firefox running in the task manager, and what's happening is that it's restoring the windows in ONE of those previous instances, but not all of them.

It gives me the impression that the session restore function isn't tracking all the windows open in all those separate instances, but rather it's only tracking one instance.


Any assistance would be appreciated.

Asked by Magelord 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago