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Cannot restore 3-1 0r 2-29 Bookmarks!!!

I Cannot restore 3/1 or 2/29 Bookmarks!!! What's going on with Firefox??? Now, all there is in my Bookmarks are five listings saying, " BS2trash folder for undo of bookma… (read more)

I Cannot restore 3/1 or 2/29 Bookmarks!!! What's going on with Firefox??? Now, all there is in my Bookmarks are five listings saying, " BS2trash folder for undo of bookmark deletes- DO NOT REMOVE ..."

I wouldn't have to do this except that somehow, a Bookmark folder disappeared. All too often is has occurred. I have many, many very important Bookmarks. How can I get them back---and soon?

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 19 hours ago

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter 49 minutes ago

resize contents of panes while browsing

I have a current version of Firefox (v123.0 running on Windows 10) but I can't do what I used to be able to do? (And it is making me nuts!) I used to be able to resize … (read more)

I have a current version of Firefox (v123.0 running on Windows 10) but I can't do what I used to be able to do? (And it is making me nuts!)

I used to be able to resize the contents of a site - such as youtube or wordpress or tumblr - there would be a little % on the far right of the URL bar, and I could adjust that until the site was readable and all the pieces I wanted fit in. I can't find a control that will change this for me in the new version. Is it somewhere else? Did that control not port into the new version? Is is gone for good? (I really hope not!) I realize this is such a small problem, but it affects how I interact with basically every site online.

What makes this extra frustrating is that I'm not even certain I am using the correct terms for the thing I want -

Thank you for your patience -

Lee Thomson dancingcrowdesigns@gmail.com

Asked by dancingcrowdesigns 1 hour ago

Last reply by dancingcrowdesigns 1 hour ago

Unified inbox doesn't always delete emails

Unified inbox only SOMETIMES deletes emails when they ARE deleted in individual email accounts'. This leaves an mixed group of emails--some filed in new folders, some del… (read more)

Unified inbox only SOMETIMES deletes emails when they ARE deleted in individual email accounts'. This leaves an mixed group of emails--some filed in new folders, some deleted and some awaiting action

Asked by BarryW 2 hours ago

Last reply by BarryW 2 hours ago

Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Fire fox cannot log-in to Outlook.live.com.

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena? 1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and… (read more)

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena?

1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and open Gmail.com correctly. But after a few days keeping opening Gmail on Firefox, Gmail.com shows error messages regarding Cookie (please see the attached screenshot). If I do "Try clearing the startup cache" from trouble shooting information tab, Firefox shows Gmail correctly again, but after a few days the same issue happens again.

2) Fire fox cannot log-in on Outlook.live.com. As title says, I cannot log-in outlook live. Whenever I try to log-in from Outlook log-in page, Firefox shows log-in page again. This issue isn't resolved by inactivating "Enhanced tracking protection".

Both of them started to happen since the update around the end of 2023, I think. (On the other hand, Chrome works on both websites correctly)

If you have some information, it might help me. Thanks in advance.

Asked by ghc03361 1 week ago

Last reply by ghc03361 1 week ago

Why Yandex has been added as "default" (and unchangeable) engine with Russian language as default (unchangeable) setting?

Hi all, In the past I was using Chrome and I have decided to move back to Firefox because I didn't like certain trends of that browser...now...the thing is...I like to us… (read more)

Hi all, In the past I was using Chrome and I have decided to move back to Firefox because I didn't like certain trends of that browser...now...the thing is...I like to use Yandex, but in Chrome -until a certain point- I was able to alter its settings to force default English language for it.

Firefox seems to have Yandex set as default...you cannot alter it and you cannot delete any of the default engines (i.e., because if it is loaded, you seem unable to try add it as custom search engine with your chosen parameters), but seems that the Mozilla developers had the brilliant idea to add it with the default settings...which is in Russian...

...and you look into Extensions and all the people writing extensions seemed to have the same idea...

Now...fine that Yandex is mostly for Russian people, but why English-speaking users to be forced with the default search in Russian and being completely denied any possibility to force the English language on Yandex (as it is fully possible if you were able to tweak the search parameters...but Firefox isn't allowing to do, because the only thing we have is a dumbed down interface with a list of search engines!)...

...alternatively...why not allow to force our favored language parameters to ALL search engines by default?

( That would mean that one could have Google, Bing or Yandex in a different language of our choice....but that change would need to be implemented on developer side...)

Asked by Skarm Ghelmaad 1 day ago

Last reply by Skarm Ghelmaad 1 day ago

I am no longer able to download my email from the WOWWAY home web site since your last update!!!!

Find out and correct the problem I typed in the question block : I am no longer able to download my email from the WOWWAY home page since I accepted our latest updat… (read more)

Find out and correct the problem I typed in the question block : I am no longer able to download my email from the WOWWAY home page since I accepted our latest update. The only way I can get my email now is by using Microsoft Edge as my browser!!!!

Asked by wjroberts1 1 day ago

Is it possible to use Mozilla Sync without the email step?

I have 2fa enabled on my account, is there a way to skip/disable the third step where I have to enter a code from an email? It's already redundant with 2fa. Plus, the run… (read more)

I have 2fa enabled on my account, is there a way to skip/disable the third step where I have to enter a code from an email? It's already redundant with 2fa. Plus, the runaround of "enter your email, enter your password, get email, enter the code, oops your password is wrong!" is irritating enough :) It just seems unnecessarily difficult.

Asked by glennmorse 1 day ago

when opening a new tab, allow a choice to go to an already open tab

My Firefox used to do this and it either rarely does it now or never does it. And that is... when I would type in, say, "anysite.com," it would have an alert and ask if I… (read more)

My Firefox used to do this and it either rarely does it now or never does it. And that is... when I would type in, say, "anysite.com," it would have an alert and ask if I want to go to a certain already open tab. I could then click on it and go to that open tab, such that I do not open a new tab. Which would be redundant. How I can I make it do this again? I always have a LOT of tabs open!

Asked by itsfrombill 2 days ago

Last reply by itsfrombill 2 days ago

Context Menu: "This Frame -> Open in New Tab" does not preserve the private browsing container

If I right click on an iframe when browsing in a container tab, and select "This Frame -> Open in New Tab", the new tab is not in the same container as the source tab.… (read more)

If I right click on an iframe when browsing in a container tab, and select "This Frame -> Open in New Tab", the new tab is not in the same container as the source tab. In fact it is not in any container.

Whereas when middle-clicking on a normal link to open it in a new tab, the new tab is in the same container as the source tab.

Is this a bug? Seems like a bug to me. Surely we would want the new tab to use the same container as the source tab?

Asked by codaroma 3 days ago

Last reply by codaroma 2 days ago

Google freezes with email links in Firefox

This brings up something I have been trying to fix for more than a year. When I click on the email link "Start with a free scan", google.com appears at the bottom left an… (read more)

This brings up something I have been trying to fix for more than a year. When I click on the email link "Start with a free scan", google.com appears at the bottom left and nothing happens, not just with your link but with all. I have waited many minutes just to see if it will link. Sometimes, after minutes, it connects. I have been trying to get Google out of this in "mailto" but cannot. If I right click "open in a new page", google does come up, the target site does (I think) and we move along normally.

Can't you fix this? Google it and you'll see it everywhere. Mozilla has a suggested approach online which does not work. Please help all the AVG and Firefox folks who suffer with this.

Thank you,

Charles McKeown

Asked by Chas 2 days ago

IDEMIA MORPHO L1 DEVICE IN NOW WORKING IN FIREFOX BROWSER

HLO, SIR MY NAME IS ABHISHEK AND I WANT TO USE PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK BC ON FIREFOX BROWSER BUT DUE TO SOME SETTING ISSUE IN FIREFOX I AM UNABLE TO USE IT . BUT AT THE SAME… (read more)

HLO, SIR MY NAME IS ABHISHEK AND I WANT TO USE PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK BC ON FIREFOX BROWSER BUT DUE TO SOME SETTING ISSUE IN FIREFOX I AM UNABLE TO USE IT . BUT AT THE SAME TIME THIS BC IS WORKING IN CROME & EDGE BUT I WANT THAT THIS MUST BE WORK WITH FIREFOX . MOHPHO IS A BIOMETRIC DEVICE AND MODEL IS IDEMIA L1 (NEWLY LAUNCHED)

BANK LINK https://bcportal.pnbfikiosk.co.in/kiosk/bclogin AFTER RUNNING THIS TWO CROME START WORKING BUT NOT WORK IN FIREFOX. https://127.0.0.1:11100 , https://localhost:12030/service/

Asked by ABHISHEK SAINI 2 days ago

Cookies being written and automatically deleted

Hello, I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: http… (read more)

Hello,

I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/ad-settings/signedout

When the user clicks the toggle to Off, we cycle through four domains via an iframe and write a TOptOut cookie on each one. If everything is working properly, the user should then be able to go to www.bing.com and see a TOptOut cookie on Bing that will prevent personalized advertising on that domain.

The problem is, this stopped working in Firefox. We have verified that it still works* in 115.7.0, but in 122.0.1 and 123.0, the cookie is written and then deleted on refresh. If the user doesn't already have Bing open in another tab, they'll never see the cookie at all. I have verified this behavior in Bing several times, on my work machine (Firefox 122.0.1 on Windows 10) and my personal machine (Firefox 122.0 snap on Xubuntu 23.10).

  • It still works on our corporate VPN in 115.7.0, but not on my coworker's non-VPN machine. Same version. I'm really not sure what's up with that one.

This is a large concern for us. Because the cookies can still be written, it doesn't trip our test for third-party cookies being disabled. Because the cookie for microsoft.com is written, the toggle will show up as Off even after a refresh. This is misleading to our users.

I have gone over the Firefox docs on Enhanced Tracking Protection and Total Cookie Protection, but neither seem to handle this case. Firefox does not block any trackers on account.microsoft.com or on www.bing.com. It's fine if the cookies are in separate jars, we just want them to be written to the proper domains and not deleted. Can anyone tell me what changed in Firefox recently? Is this expected behavior, or a bug? If it's expected behavior, what can we do to allow users to opt out of personalized advertising?

Asked by amleek 1 week ago

Last reply by amleek 2 days ago

Delete part of URL when opened

Example of what i want to do: I'm browsing Website and i click and open a link. Examples: https://Website.com/P/-this-site-doesnt-exist--68290.html or https://Website.… (read more)

Example of what i want to do:

I'm browsing Website and i click and open a link. Examples:

https://Website.com/P/-this-site-doesnt-exist--68290.html or https://Website.com/P/-this-is-also-an-example--34846.html


I want Firefox to automatically delete "-this-site-doesnt-exist-" or "-this-is-also-an-example-" whenever i open any of them. So opening them would instead open:

https://Website.com/P/-68290.html or https://Website.com/P/-34846.html

Can this be done?

Asked by mikkel.pless 4 days ago

Last reply by mikkel.pless 3 days ago

Local File Access

Dear Support Team, I tried enabling localfilelinks in firefox and found this thread https://support.mozilla.org/fr/questions/1264779 which mentions creating a "user.js" … (read more)

Dear Support Team,

I tried enabling localfilelinks in firefox and found this thread https://support.mozilla.org/fr/questions/1264779 which mentions creating a "user.js" file and adding this:

/ Create policy enabling http: or https: pages to link to file: user_pref("capability.policy.policynames", "filelinks"); user_pref("capability.policy.filelinks.checkloaduri.enabled", "allAccess");

// Sites to which the policy applies (protocol://hostname protocol://hostname) user_pref("capability.policy.filelinks.sites", "http://example.com http://intranet");

then reloading firefox.

The fix worked and i was able to use local files in firefox. My Problem now is reverting localfileaccess to default (blocked).

i tried modifying the "user.js", deleting it, deleting and reinstalling firefox, cleaning the firefox install and creating a new profile. when i deleted user.js the enabled options vanished from "prefs.js" but local file access was still enabled. I also tried to edit the generated options in about:config but i cannot get it to revert to localfile access beeing locked and couldn't find any way to fix my problem.

Is there an easy way to relock this?

Asked by dbvsjosgrb.5hawr 3 days ago

Google services pages randomly not loading

Hello all, I've had some recent issues with my Firefox browser. All the Google services (Youtube, search, Gmail, Drive, GMeet) sometimes randomly do not load. The GET re… (read more)

Hello all,

I've had some recent issues with my Firefox browser. All the Google services (Youtube, search, Gmail, Drive, GMeet) sometimes randomly do not load. The GET request is sent, but there is no answer. All the other websites work perfectly, and when I make the same Google related request via a private window, it (usually) works. So it does not seem to be a connection issue.

This was due to an update to Firefox I did recently. I already encountered that problem after an update end of 2022, and I reverted to an older version to remove the issue (106.0.3). Unfortunately some services don't work with it anymore, so I updated to the most current version (122.0.1 64 bits) thinking that the issue would be fixed. Unlucky for me, the problem came back.

I tried quite a lot of the basic things:

  • Remove all the plugins
  • Remove cache and cookies
  • Uninstall Firefox
  • Restart the computer (Windows 10 by the way)

I saw on a lot of forums pages that what worked for most people was to to set security.tls.enable_0rtt_data = false on the about:config, which I did, but the problem persists. I also noticed that when I reset Firefox, some visuals from Google services will have trouble to load the first few times I go on the page (as shown on the image attached). Not sure if it is relevant though.

Would you have any idea what I could try? My job is primarely focused around the Google Suite, so that is becoming a significantly painful problem to deal with...

Thanks in advance for any help!

Asked by DalaFirefox 3 weeks ago

Last reply by DalaFirefox 3 days ago

Detecting the right proxy in a Multiple Proxys enviroment.

Hello, We are using a PAC-File. In the Function: FindProxyForURL(url, host) you return the Proxy. We are returning the Value: "PROXY proxy1:3128; proxy2:8080" … (read more)

Hello,

We are using a PAC-File. In the Function: FindProxyForURL(url, host) you return the Proxy. We are returning the Value:

  "PROXY proxy1:3128; proxy2:8080" 

How Firefox determ wich Proxy is now active? We see that Firefox often takes the fallback Proxy. Which

Hello, We are using a PAC-File. In the Function: FindProxyForURL(url, host) you return the Proxy. We are returning the Value:

     "PROXY proxy1:3128; proxy2:8080".

We see that Firefox often takes the fallback Proxy. The connection via the Fallback proxy is much slower than the connection via the original proxy. 


My Questions: How does Firefox recognize which Proxy is now active? Is there away to debug the Proxy Selection? Can I give a priority to a Proxy?

Kind regards / Mit freundlichen Grüßen     Bernd Wollny Proxy Support Team

Asked by bernd.wollny 3 days ago