I can't access Wikipedia since the last automatic update of Firefox Browser

My Firefox Browser has just updated itself automatically to 78.0.2 (I use it with MacOs 10.14.16). Since then, I have been unable to access Wikipedia. Whether I enter an … (Lesen Sie mehr)

My Firefox Browser has just updated itself automatically to 78.0.2 (I use it with MacOs 10.14.16). Since then, I have been unable to access Wikipedia. Whether I enter an url or I try a search through the search bar with the Wikipedia module the result is the same: nothing happens at all. If the url bar is empty it remains empty, if there was another url before it comes back instead of the wikipedia url I typed. The same thing is occurring on both my MacBook Air and my iMac which run under a previous version of MacOs.

Gefragt von Philippe Gindre vor 1 Woche

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Firefox keeps reopening closed tabs on restart

Firefox restores any previously closed tab on restart. Windows10, Firefox 78.0.2 What setting does that and what could be a possible reason for changing it from defaul… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Firefox restores any previously closed tab on restart. Windows10, Firefox 78.0.2 What setting does that and what could be a possible reason for changing it from default? Thank you.

Gefragt von IvanKovalev vor 1 Woche

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Tracking down a line or object height issue

The attached images say it all. I'm working with a week-old install of 78.0.2 on my MacBook Pro, and even when I restart with add-ons disabled I'm having this issue on el… (Lesen Sie mehr)

The attached images say it all. I'm working with a week-old install of 78.0.2 on my MacBook Pro, and even when I restart with add-ons disabled I'm having this issue on elements of just about webpage I visit, including the dropdown menu here.Why is Firefox doing this?

Gefragt von jamesaltemus vor 6 Tagen

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back button not working with first anchor

I have a web page I created that has a list of clickable links at the top. These links go to named anchors down the page. This problem only exists in Firefox. I have trie… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have a web page I created that has a list of clickable links at the top. These links go to named anchors down the page. This problem only exists in Firefox. I have tried it in Internet Explorer and Edge and it works properly in both. Clicking the links follows them properly. It's when I use the back button to go back to the top of the page, and only on the first link, that the problem occurs. The button becomes dimmed as though it went back, but it didn't. It stayed at the location of the first named anchor. This only happens with the first one, not the others on the page. The back button works properly on all of the others.

I even put the page on my website to see if being online made a difference (since it has only been local up to this point). The first time I clicked the first link and then the back button, it worked. Every time after that it doesn't work. Again, this only happens with Firefox, so I am thinking it must be a bug.

Any help to get around this, or do I have to just accept that Firefox will have this issue until it doesn't?

More info:

I added another anchor before the first one to see if that would make a difference. It didn't, and now both the new anchor and the old first anchor had the same problem. I tried renaming the anchor. No go. Then I added an image to the top of the page (below the links, but before the first anchor). Lo and behold the (now) second anchor behaves properly and the back button returns to the top of the page, but the new first anchor still has the problem. I am starting to think Firefox has some minimum distance down the page it has to travel before the back button responds appropriately.

Gefragt von Wayne vor 1 Woche

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Firefox shuts itself down inappropriately

This is on Windows 10 Home Edition 64-bit Since latest update to version 79.0 (64-bit), Firefox is shutting itself down automatically whenever I click to close an active … (Lesen Sie mehr)

This is on Windows 10 Home Edition 64-bit Since latest update to version 79.0 (64-bit), Firefox is shutting itself down automatically whenever I click to close an active tab and there is only one extra tab open that is an empty “Private Browsing” tab. Before the latest update to version 79.0 (64-bit), Firefox did not shut itself down automatically. The blank “Private Browsing” tab would remain open and Firefox would keep running normally. Thanks for any help.

Gefragt von Robert12 vor 2 Tagen

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Lost all Bookmarks and Toolbar this morning

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that tw… (Lesen Sie mehr)

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that twice Tried to do a fix that removed and then reinstalled a couple of files (can't find the fix nor the files location) that didn't work although it did replace the files. Still no bookmarks I am logged into my Firefox and synch is on.

This, nor any of the other FAQ/Help have not worked https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks

I have no restore ability either: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them

i have no idea what happened thanks for any/all help

Gefragt von dravafox vor 2 Wochen

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Firefox can't update!

Hello, this is getting annoying, i already reinstalled Firefox and again i get this message in top right corner: "Firefox can't update". I have checked in setting: automa… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello, this is getting annoying, i already reinstalled Firefox and again i get this message in top right corner: "Firefox can't update". I have checked in setting: automatically install updates. However i disabled background service. I don't want to use it. And automatic updates are still enabled, so there shouldn't be reason for it - to not work. Thanks for answer.

Gefragt von empleat vor 3 Wochen

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Firefox is unusable

I know this is a bit vague, but I have FF on window 10, Windows 7 and Android, and it is unusable on all 3 platforms, Sooo slow, laggy and resource hungry, 6 proccesses f… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I know this is a bit vague, but I have FF on window 10, Windows 7 and Android, and it is unusable on all 3 platforms, Sooo slow, laggy and resource hungry, 6 proccesses for this one tab I have open right now, uses 6gb with a few tabs open. Is the latest version of FF simply unusable and its time to switch? Thoughts please

Gefragt von Rossco71 vor 5 Tagen

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Firefox mysteriously starts closing tabs in the background whenever I'm logged in to my other Mac user profile

Very strange behavior... when I switch from my primary user profile on my mac over to my work one (while leaving the primary one, and Firefox, open), my Firefox tabs star… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Very strange behavior... when I switch from my primary user profile on my mac over to my work one (while leaving the primary one, and Firefox, open), my Firefox tabs start closing in my primary profile in the background, one by one.

And it's directly correlated to amount of time spent in the work profile... if I switch over to the work profile, then switch back a few minutes later, all FF tabs are still there. But if I remain in the work profile for 20+ minutes then switch back, a few tabs will have closed. If I'm in the work profile for hours, when I switch back 10 or 15 tabs will have closed.

I know it's not an add-on issue, because I've tested it while in Safe Mode, and it still happens. I don't even know how to begin troubleshooting this. Anyone have any ideas?

Gefragt von Michael vor 2 Wochen

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Once in a while when I start Firefox, my extension data, layout, and home page settings are wiped

It usually happens when I start firefox after restarting or signing into my Windows 10 device, fortunately nothing important is lost with this data, but it's annoying to … (Lesen Sie mehr)

It usually happens when I start firefox after restarting or signing into my Windows 10 device, fortunately nothing important is lost with this data, but it's annoying to have to deal with. is there any way to stop this from happening or anything I can do once it happens?

Gefragt von Yousuf vor 5 Tagen

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Rstore previous session bug

Hey, I'm using the restore previous session feature. Its really helpful, but I assume since the last update it is not working properly. Whenever I use the private firefo… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hey, I'm using the restore previous session feature. Its really helpful, but I assume since the last update it is not working properly. Whenever I use the private firefox browser (window) parallel to the normal one (window) and close the normal browser before the private one, my last active session of the normal browser is not restored.

When I close the private firefox window before the normal firefox browser window everything works fine with restoring the tabs.

Any way around? And please fix this annoying bug. Thanks!

Gefragt von cbmorris vor 2 Tagen

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After update to v79.0 browser is freezing, unable to type, resource useage is high. Constant occurance every 30 seconds.

Please, I have read your articles, started in safe mode and this freezing continues. I am unable to type a complete sentence without freezing. This happens in Outlook em… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Please, I have read your articles, started in safe mode and this freezing continues. I am unable to type a complete sentence without freezing. This happens in Outlook email, or the search bar.

This does not happen in Word or other programs only in Firefox. This started after the latest update to version 79.0. I am a simple user and not a tech person. I’ve used Firefox as my browser for years. Perhaps this is a conflict with the new Microsoft update version 2004 home version. Maybe they want to force to change to Edge.

I have a print screen of the task manger showing usage. But not sure if that will help. Please help me, this is so frustrating. I’m tying this in Word to cut and paste into your box. I tried to upload two pdf's would not allow.

Gefragt von vvsigns vor 1 Tag

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Home Page

Fire just updated to the current version, now my home page will not load, get a blank page, I can change the home page to something else and that functions OK, but when I… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Fire just updated to the current version, now my home page will not load, get a blank page, I can change the home page to something else and that functions OK, but when I try to go and use the previous home same problem, will not load, I get the same problem if I just want to go to that website, won't load.

Gefragt von dmarkowski vor 2 Tagen

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Firefox Crashes, Settings Change, and New Shortcuts Install on Desktop

I'm not certain who to turn to for support, but I'm starting here. I also can't tell if there is one sole cause of all of these issues or several, but please do your best… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I'm not certain who to turn to for support, but I'm starting here. I also can't tell if there is one sole cause of all of these issues or several, but please do your best to explain what's going on.

1-2 months ago, some strange things started happening with my computer repeatedly. Consistently, a command prompt would open unexpectedly, saying something about Chromium failing to update. I couldn't do anything with that program, so I just X'd it out, and maybe around a minute later Firefox would crash and restart. Once that happened, my Firefox home page would be set to Yahoo.com, and the default search engine would also be changed to Yahoo!. And on my desktop, shortcuts for Internet Explorer and Chromium would be added, and the shortcut for Chromium would be automatically pinned to my taskbar.

Windows Security would then notify me that it's blocked a threat, so I'd go to check it out and remove said threat. Every time, it;d say the blocked threat makes changes to browser settings without proper permission, and the blocked threat is called "sodecitot.exe", located in a filepath like c:\programdata\{5b729525-380e-6a38-89c28-8402d0dace36}\sodecitot.exe (just in case it's some obscure ID, I've swapped out those numbers and letters with random numbers and letters). Then Windows Security reports "Remediation incomplete" on the same threat, implying it attempted to restore itself. That letter and number folder name notably follows the same format as a bunch of folders which were last modified when I first turned on this computer on January 1, 2019.

I was getting a lot of such reports from Windows Security on very similar threats, having various different letters and numbers for their folder names, and I figured it was likely malware, so I made several full scans with MSERT, Malwarebytes, Windows Security, and Windows Defender Online Scan, all to no avail.

I don't even know why Internet Explorer is installed, but its files were last modified in February 2019, so I think it's just a shortcut that was added.

I'm not sure what Chromium is or why it's installed either. I tried to look it up to learn more about it but found nothing useful, and its executable looks like a blue version of Google Chrome's logo. Some parts of Chromium's installation were last modified in October 2019, but most of its files were modified just today.

Notably as well, when these problems started happening 1-2 months ago, there were two instances of all of my desktop shortcuts having weird visual issues, one being the little arrows on the shortcuts (which indicates it's a shortcut and not an actual file) being replaced with a X's, and a separate instance where the Audacity logo was over top every other shortcut for a few minutes.

With the same events happening today, a new error message opened, saying something about Windows Explorer attempting to load the C runtime library incorrectly (screenshot included).

I also considered turning to Mozilla, Google, and/or Microsoft support when this was originally happening, but then it suddenly stopped. I had a bunch of screenshots of some of the weirder things, but since nothing was happening for a while I deleted them. Now, 1-2 months later, it's starting right back up and I don't know why. I suspect it all links back to Chromium, but I'm not sure if I can just delete its files and call it quits, because I don't know if it's supposed to be there. It seems like something by Google, but I can't even confirm that.

So yeah. Any suggestions?


My computer has a Windows 10 operating system. Mozilla Firefox is installed and constantly open, used for entertainment. Google Chrome is installed and constantly open, used for work. Apparently, some part of Google Chrome's installation trips off Malwarebytes whenever I make a scan. Removing it causes Chrome to crash, and once I open it again that part is replaced. Usually, I just remove it so I don't miss any other threats, and then just restore my closed tabs. Audacity is installed and has a desktop shortcut. Internet Explorer is apparently installed, and there is no uninstall executable as far as I can tell. Whatever it is, Chromium seems to keep trying to install itself, with parts of it already existing on my computer.

Gefragt von jcclay1 vor 6 Tagen

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Locked out of Firefox Account...

Hello, I have just had to reinstall WINDOWS 10 on my computer. In the process of doing this I forgot that I had 2-Step Verification switched on in the Firefox account (th… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello,

I have just had to reinstall WINDOWS 10 on my computer.

In the process of doing this I forgot that I had 2-Step Verification switched on in the Firefox account (that I'm now locked out of), so when I downloaded Firefox and installed it again, I then went to log into my account to sync the numerous add-ons and bookmarks I'd saved over years.

Anyway, long story short, I missed entering the 2-step code and now it seems that I'm locked out of that account? And, I have tried many ways to access the account, without success.

Now, I don't have any 10 digit recovery codes and (see the attached image) any time I attempt to get a confirmation link via email NOTHING turns up in my inbox.

In short, I have no idea what to do here or what my options are?

Is there anyone here who can save me a great deal of grief and help me get back into my original Firefox Sync account. I would be enormously grateful to anyone who can help me sort this out.

Kenneth Doyle

Gefragt von ieltstutor.adelaide vor 1 Woche

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Why sometimes tabs with different sites was mixed each other?

Why some times at the latest version 78.0.2 tab mixed out sites each other? I mean for example i try to see the site of bayer(Football team) and in this site i see some e… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Why some times at the latest version 78.0.2 tab mixed out sites each other?

I mean for example i try to see the site of bayer(Football team) and in this site i see some elements from other tab i have for example site of team liverpool(Football team) and clear out when i go my mouse pointer on this spot. Why is that happening

Gefragt von Gregory vor 2 Wochen

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never remember saved password for a web site

i clicked never remember for a certain web site and it is not showing up in manager exceptions box in the privacy and security for passwords or saved passwords. i have al… (Lesen Sie mehr)

i clicked never remember for a certain web site and it is not showing up in manager exceptions box in the privacy and security for passwords or saved passwords. i have also added to there saved passwords and it will not save or show password. also when i put address in for show logins it will only show site and no extra letter or numbers for site that i typed in. why won't it let save site name as i typed it in, i have also cut / copied / paste the exact name or site i want to save and it still only shows site up to the .com and nothing else after it. i have removed Firefox and save in and reinstalled it and same thing keeps happening. looked all over help and nothing works. thanks for the help and stay safe out there.

Gefragt von dudeininin vor 6 Tagen

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