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Lost my most recent FF session. (FF restarted twice now). FF now open. Which session file do I copy, to try and correct older session restored?

I Lost my FF session, (not sure what I did, but the menu toolbar shortcuts were gone & I cold not 'click' them back, so I figures I would just reboot FF. Some dialog … (read more)

I Lost my FF session, (not sure what I did, but the menu toolbar shortcuts were gone & I cold not 'click' them back, so I figures I would just reboot FF.

Some dialog box popped up (I don't recall exactly what the box said, but offered me a choice to CANCEL or CONTINUE. I hit CONTINUE. FF Shut down, and when it reopened a couple of my FF windows were missing, but the toolbar shortcuts were restored.

So, I figured I would restart FF a 2nd time. Well, still missing a few windows. FF session still open.

I am looking at the session files, and trying to determine which session file do I copy, and to where, to try and get old session restored, if I can?

I tried loading the larger 58,175 KB file from 7/16/21, and it crashed the scrounger page.

I am loading a smaller in 56,853 KB file from 10/8/21 (today's date) into your SCROUNGER page, and it has been running for 10 minutes now.

I thought it might be simpler to just copy or rename the correct file (after backing them all up) into the file that will be used after I close, and restart my current FF session & just look and see what FF opens. I just don;t recall which file FF uses for each new startup. Is it recovery.jsonlz4? previous.jsonlz4? something else?

I've uploaded an image, of the screen capture, of a few of my most recently dated session files, in this folder:

C:\Users\matt\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\jazvjrpa.default-1600876215262\sessionstore-backups

Asked by mnalep 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 minutes ago

home page problem after clearing browser

Greetings! I have Firefox for my browser and the home page is set to my.yahoo.com. I cleared my browser and lost all my my.yahoo.com home page bookmarks and customized ya… (read more)

Greetings!

I have Firefox for my browser and the home page is set to my.yahoo.com.

I cleared my browser and lost all my my.yahoo.com home page bookmarks and customized yahoo mail folders. I still have my Firefox bookmarks.

Can I retrieve the lost emails and bookmarks that were on yahoo? I did try restoring a previous Firefox version and also opening Firefox on a different browser, (Internet Explorer), and tried using a different computer, but Yahoo mail and bookmarks are still missing.

Bummed boomer!

Asked by rlw456 18 minutes ago

Content hidden behind header

Page content is hidden behind the page header when using dropbox. I depicts normally when I open the page and then when I click on an item the top of the page is hidden b… (read more)

Page content is hidden behind the page header when using dropbox. I depicts normally when I open the page and then when I click on an item the top of the page is hidden behind the header

Asked by mcmuhich 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 37 minutes ago

Need some dev help with Okta

Hi all, I am the backend developer for a website that our company hosts. I want to have Firefox be fully supported in our site but we are having an issue when we try to r… (read more)

Hi all, I am the backend developer for a website that our company hosts. I want to have Firefox be fully supported in our site but we are having an issue when we try to redirect from our home page to our SSO okta page.

The error in the console is that it can't find the route to our login endpoint. When I looked into it a bit further I saw that we were getting a 504 gateway timeout while trying to run that section of code.

I know the route exists and works because we have no problems when using Chrome based browsers, and Firefox loads just fine while in private mode.

Any help is appreciated. I will furnish code snippets if needed. I'm just not quite sure how to proceed with figuring out what's going on.

The site is https and we have CORS enabled for it in our Okta server

Any help is appreciated. Please let me know if I haven't provided enough information.

Thanks, Brian O

Asked by brihno 40 minutes ago

Titlebar Issue Linux

Titlebar occasionally showed up, and even you cannot switch it off through Customize settings... Also sometimes Bookmark bar shows up occasionally, for this I tick and th… (read more)

Titlebar occasionally showed up, and even you cannot switch it off through Customize settings... Also sometimes Bookmark bar shows up occasionally, for this I tick and then untick again to disable it, some type of bugs... Is it Window Manager issue? But then why before it worked...

Ubuntu 20.04

Asked by firefox1601 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 41 minutes ago

Missing symbol button

How can i get to see back the symbol button that were missing in some website in my phone? For example in animixplay.to website the start button,fast forward button,the q… (read more)

How can i get to see back the symbol button that were missing in some website in my phone? For example in animixplay.to website the start button,fast forward button,the quality symbol button ,etc are missing..it suppose to have the symbol button like the picture..

Asked by A2112 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 44 minutes ago

Bookmark backup to import to new PC

Which format is full and best (saved in *.json & *.html) to backup Bookmarks for import to new PC? The *.html file much larger. Saved on external thumb drive. What i… (read more)

Which format is full and best (saved in *.json & *.html) to backup Bookmarks for import to new PC? The *.html file much larger. Saved on external thumb drive.

What is "Other Bookmarks" folder? Do these need to be backed up? Using Firefox version 93.0 (64bit) Windows 10

Jake

Asked by JJEULER 51 minutes ago

Bitdefender: suspicious connection blocked involving Firefox - signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net

Each morning, when I first cold boot my computer, the moment I open my Firefox browser, I receive numerous (10+) identical error messages from Bitdefender: Suspicious con… (read more)

Each morning, when I first cold boot my computer, the moment I open my Firefox browser, I receive numerous (10+) identical error messages from Bitdefender:

Suspicious connection blocked: Feature: Online Threat Prevention

firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an unmatching security certificate to content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since the used certificate was issued for a different web address than the targeted one.

Question: Is this ACTUALLY coming from Firefox? If so, please match your security certificates! If that's impossible due to a technical issue, then please email me your confirmation so that I can add an exception to Bitdefender.

Question: If it's not coming from Firefox, please email me, letting me know what additional system information you require so that we can get to the bottom of who/what is masquerading as Firefox while attempting to establish an unauthorized Internet connection from my computer.

HP Envy laptop, Windows 10 OS, latest update.

This has been occurring for several months.

Thank you for your time.

Asked by swamper 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 51 minutes ago

Long time to open website

Every time I start my Firefox it opens quickly but the certain website is opening for long time, from 2 to 4 minutes. I have made all the recommendation to improve the … (read more)

Every time I start my Firefox it opens quickly but the certain website is opening for long time, from 2 to 4 minutes. I have made all the recommendation to improve the Firefox's performance.

Asked by Ieahsan 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 52 minutes ago

Firefox Passwords using Browser Firefox Lockwise

Hi, I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Wi… (read more)

Hi,

I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Windows devices which are synched. If someone or some process gains access to one of my PC's they would also I presume gain access to all my passwords. Is this true? If so, can I implement password access to my Firefox Lockwise passwords on Windows machines?

Thanks for your thoughts and hopefully reply.

best regards, Terry

Asked by terry_morrison 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 54 minutes ago

Firefox not playing any audio whatsoever

Hello. Starting yesterday, Firefox has stopped playing audio from every website and even local files. Yes, I read this article and no, the sound is not being muted instea… (read more)

Hello. Starting yesterday, Firefox has stopped playing audio from every website and even local files. Yes, I read this article and no, the sound is not being muted instead the sound just refuses to play. In the screenshot, it shows that the "play" "mute" and speed option are greyed out. Also, I tried using safe mode and audio still wouldn't play. What should I do?

Asked by Computer 22 hours ago

Last reply by Computer 56 minutes ago

Error in bookmark

Hey, Hope you are doing well. I am facing some issue in bookmark of https://bagcottage.com/messenger-bag-for-men/. Kindly, guide me how to create bookmark professionally.… (read more)

Hey, Hope you are doing well. I am facing some issue in bookmark of https://bagcottage.com/messenger-bag-for-men/. Kindly, guide me how to create bookmark professionally. Thanks.

Asked by ankiyemelish 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Cannot get preferences menu from Firefox

I cannot set my preferences because the preferences menu will not display when I select Command, from the pulldown menu under Firefox in the top left banner. I am stuck w… (read more)

I cannot set my preferences because the preferences menu will not display when I select Command, from the pulldown menu under Firefox in the top left banner. I am stuck with whatever this is. I cannot set my search engine. I cannot set my popup preference. I cannot set any preference. I use Mac BigSur 11.5.2. I can't share data. I am having trouble streaming my favorite radio station because I cannot reset my popup preference for the station. Nor can I use my search engine: DuckDuckGo without typing it into the Start search box because I cannot set my search engine preference. I cannot set other preferences because it seems I don't have any options since I can't get the preference menu.

Asked by LaPoodella 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Retrieving bookmarks from a Windows Image File of a machine I no longer have

Copying Firefox Bookmarks I had a Windows 10 machine on which the motherboard died. I had the machine fully backed up in a WindowsImage file. Then I bought a new machine … (read more)

Copying Firefox Bookmarks

I had a Windows 10 machine on which the motherboard died. I had the machine fully backed up in a WindowsImage file.

Then I bought a new machine of a different make that came with the same version of Windows 10 Professional as I had on my old machine. Unfortunately, the restore program will not restore the file to my new machine. So to retrieve my many useful Firefox bookmarks I opened a VHD (mounting the file onto a virtual drive) and attempted to copy the bookmarks across to the proper directory in the new machine.

My understanding is that they are kept in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

Overwriting everything in the new Profiles directory with everything in the Profile directory from my old machine does not work, and I cannot work out what to copy and where to copy it to as the directory structure and the folders it contains are very different on the two machines.

Does anybody know of a utility out there that will help me? All suggestions gratefully received.

Thank you,

NM

Asked by noelmacara 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

Thunderbird local folders

I would like to migrate Thunderbird to another computer. The old computer has wdws 7 and the new one is W10. Last time I did this I lost all local folders. It is imper… (read more)

I would like to migrate Thunderbird to another computer. The old computer has wdws 7 and the new one is W10. Last time I did this I lost all local folders. It is imperative I keep them. HELP!

Asked by jdb.management18 1 hour ago

Bank site login and device registration not working on Firefox, but works on Explorer browser.

Logging on to my bank web site is no longer possible with Firefox. It used to be, so I assume the bank's computer security protocols have changed. However, I can log o… (read more)

Logging on to my bank web site is no longer possible with Firefox. It used to be, so I assume the bank's computer security protocols have changed. However, I can log on with the Microsoft Explorer browser - works every time! Moreover, in the past, when I could still log on with Firefox, I could never "register my device" for the bank site; it always gave me an error message. With the Explorer browser, I can register my device, with no error messages. I have tried all the suggestions in the Firefox help section: erased remembered history, erased all history, erased all cookies, erased cookie profile files. Nothing works.

Asked by emw_1000 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Firefox browser

I don’t know. I changed my default browser in settings but Safari continues to show up on my iPhone. I downloaded Google Authenticator but I don’t know what to do with it… (read more)

I don’t know. I changed my default browser in settings but Safari continues to show up on my iPhone.

I downloaded Google Authenticator but I don’t know what to do with it. I’m terribly confused! I just don’t know what I’m doing, and I don’t know what I am supposed to do. I did get a recovery key however. Please help me if you can. I get so confused when I read your instructions. The instructions say to click on so and so and I don’t know what to do or where to find what I’m supposed to click on.

Asked by Dr Elizabeth A Piazza 1 hour ago