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Firefox got rid of FVD Speed Dial and now I've lost all those sites I had previously saved!

I had several different FVD Speed Dials for different areas of interest. Without notice Firefox decided that FVD was a danger I guess and disable it. Now I've lost all th… (read more)

I had several different FVD Speed Dials for different areas of interest. Without notice Firefox decided that FVD was a danger I guess and disable it. Now I've lost all those site links. Is there any way to retrieve them? I didn't save them as regular bookmarks because Speed Dial was so much better.

Ugh. What a pain. Anyone have a solution or am I SOL?

Asked by knwhnr1 4 hours ago

Nol Loading right since last update

Almost ever time I open Firefox the first time my home page or nothing else will load. I get out and when I get back in I get a message previous Firefox running slow, do … (read more)

Almost ever time I open Firefox the first time my home page or nothing else will load. I get out and when I get back in I get a message previous Firefox running slow, do you want to close it? When a allow that it does fine. I have tried refreshing Firefox and that did not help much.

Asked by waynewiley803 5 hours ago

two-step authentication

Hi I'm a student and tedsmith1378@gmail.com account holder. I decided to install Windows 11 a few minutes ago and synced my Firefox account, but unfortunately I forgot th… (read more)

Hi I'm a student and tedsmith1378@gmail.com account holder. I decided to install Windows 11 a few minutes ago and synced my Firefox account, but unfortunately I forgot that I had to remove the recovery code before installing Windows. On the other hand, because I recently changed my phone, I do not have access to my previous phone. But I am a student and I desperately need my usernames and account passwords as well as my bookmarks for my research and lessons. In the attachment, I will send you a screenshot of my browser a few days before changing Windows I am desperately asking for your help. I can answer any question you have about your account.

Asked by ted.smith1378 5 hours ago

"Never remember history" changes to "Use custom..." and "...private mode"

Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10 Hi. A few times in Settings I selected History->Never remember history, yet upon reopening the browser the setting was changed to "U… (read more)

Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10

Hi.

A few times in Settings I selected History->Never remember history, yet upon reopening the browser the setting was changed to "Use custom settings for history" and "Always use private mode." Why is this happening?

The larger issue is Cached Web Content (CWC), which doesn't completely delete like everything else. No matter the settings to delete everything upon closing or never remember, every time I reopen FF and click Clear Data there is some data in CWC (albeit in kb). I've read many pages and posts here and it's still not clear: A) Why isn't it 0 bytes and B) If a previously visited site can access the CWC, then isn't that a strike against privacy?

Sincerley,

Hank

Asked by hank.leeps 2 days ago

Last reply by hank.leeps 9 hours ago

Sorry. We’ve locked your account.

Hey I was just trying to login to my account after I created a new windows and I got this issue The confirmation email we sent to *********@gmail.com was returned and we… (read more)

Hey I was just trying to login to my account after I created a new windows and I got this issue The confirmation email we sent to *********@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data.

If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account. No longer own that email? Create a new account

Well can you just unlock my account as I know the password and have big data needed there. Also this email is closed by google and I mean closed not forgotten so it won't receive any emails.

Asked by lreed5033 2 days ago

Last reply by lreed5033 12 hours ago

Where have my passwords gone?

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser… (read more)

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser the list is empty. Sync is working and it claims to have synced but the passwords are just not there.

Asked by JonBonJimBob 1 day ago

Last reply by JonBonJimBob 14 hours ago

No hardware accelerated video playback suddenly

When playing videos, firefox should usually be able to playback using hardware acceleration. However since some of the recent updates, this is no longer the case. My hard… (read more)

When playing videos, firefox should usually be able to playback using hardware acceleration. However since some of the recent updates, this is no longer the case. My hardware includes an intel i5-1135G7 with iris xe graphics driver version: 30.0.101.1069.

Attached are some images comparing firefox and edge.

Asked by christianmhanna 20 hours ago

Completely lost control of Firefox

Firefox has gone mad. Have refreshed. Cannot control screen layout. I want the sidebar option for bookmarks. Have dragged what I want into the option box and presse… (read more)

Firefox has gone mad. Have refreshed. Cannot control screen layout. I want the sidebar option for bookmarks. Have dragged what I want into the option box and pressed button 'Done'. Nothing happens. I have now lost all the bars.

Have used Firefox happily for about 15 years, but now it looks as if I will havve to abandon it for a less good browser.

My email address is alastair.tilbury@btinternet.com

Asked by alastair.tilbury 1 day ago

streaming services consistently freeze firefox

so ive only started using firefox again recently but every time i try to open a new tab and go to netflix the page will open and the preview will start playing, but the w… (read more)

so ive only started using firefox again recently but every time i try to open a new tab and go to netflix the page will open and the preview will start playing, but the window will freeze and ill be unable to click on anything, to the point i need to open up the task manager and kill the process. i also recently tried amazon prime video and the same thing happened. the other video sites that i use, crunchyroll and youtube, have not given me this problem yet. im using windows 10 with the latest updates. im not sure what could be causing this or what would fix the issue

Asked by robmue21 1 day ago

Bookmarks Sidebar randomly goes blank in Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) in Win 10

I keep the bookmarks sidebar open. Sometimes when I have been working in other programs and return to Firefox, the Bookmarks sidebar is empty except for the Bookmarks To… (read more)

I keep the bookmarks sidebar open.

Sometimes when I have been working in other programs and return to Firefox, the Bookmarks sidebar is empty except for the Bookmarks Toolbar, Bookmarks Menu, and Other Bookmarks headings.

When this happens, the sidebar is unresponsive.

Closing and re-opening (ctrl+b, ctrl+b) the sidebar restores everything to normal.

Any help with this issue would be appreciated.

Asked by Bill 1 day ago

Enable Address Bar Autocompletion

As shown [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox|her...], under the "URL autocomplete" section, there is this feature that auto completes w… (read more)

As shown [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox|her...], under the "URL autocomplete" section, there is this feature that auto completes what you are currently typing in the address bar. Where does one enable/disable this feature?

Thanks for your answer

Asked by spma1 3 days ago

Last reply by spma1 1 day ago

windows voice control, NOT CORTANA

I dont know if its firefox or microsoft but starting voice control in firefox freezes it completely, can only unfreeze after the "stop listening" command. have tried trou… (read more)

I dont know if its firefox or microsoft but starting voice control in firefox freezes it completely, can only unfreeze after the "stop listening" command. have tried troubleshoting mode and nothing seems to work something you are aware of?

Asked by rht74 1 day ago

Firefox DevToiols block all requests

Hi! When you open network tab on Firefox devtools there is request blocking option. The hint below text box says "Add URL patterns here to block matching requests" but th… (read more)

Hi!

When you open network tab on Firefox devtools there is request blocking option. The hint below text box says "Add URL patterns here to block matching requests" but there is no documentation how to write patterns. I tried to google it like 10 different ways and did not find any documentation.

Asked by fdoywugozklvsndgax 3 days ago

Last reply by fdoywugozklvsndgax 1 day ago

Open pdf in the normal edge browser

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open … (read more)

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open a .pdf in the download menu in Firefox the file does open in a pdf-explorer version of Edge. That is Edge will kinda open a new application just to show the .pdf, with no options for tabs or in general work as a web browser, it will only be a .pdf viewer. I would prefer for Firefox to open the .pdf in the normal Edge browser. Is there any way I can fix that?

Asked by Trygve 1 day ago

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (read more)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 days ago

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter 2 days ago

moving my firefox favorites to chrome in the same order and folders

how can I MOVE my FIREFOX FAVORITES TO my CHROME favorites and keep them IN THE SAME ORDER and same favorites folders so when I open chrome I look in my favorites and the… (read more)

how can I MOVE my FIREFOX FAVORITES TO my CHROME favorites and keep them IN THE SAME ORDER and same favorites folders so when I open chrome I look in my favorites and they are in the same folders and the same order as they were in firefox?

Asked by Erin 2 days ago

Please unlock my account (valid email)

Hi, I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has lock… (read more)

Hi,

I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has locked my account.

Would you please fix this asap? I use your browser to work and not having my account back would force me to switch to Chromium, which I don't want to. Please note my account and my email address are both legit. Thanks

Asked by Ramen 1 month ago

Last reply by Ramen 2 days ago

When I run Firefox and use YoutubeTV I get slowness from internet.

Hi, When I run Firefox and use YoutubeTV I get slowness from internet. When I run YoutubeTV on Edge no problems. I have tried running it on Firefox in safe mode and with… (read more)

Hi, When I run Firefox and use YoutubeTV I get slowness from internet. When I run YoutubeTV on Edge no problems. I have tried running it on Firefox in safe mode and with Bitdefender disabled still have issue. Please see attached screen shots. The delays of up to 3 seconds cause browser slowness when I try to browse to get details of something I am watching like on IMBD etc. I have been a long time user of Firefox and really don't like having to use Edge as my YoutubeTV browser.

Firefox Version 94.0.2

Edition Windows 10 Pro Version 21H2 Installed on ‎8/‎21/‎2021 OS build 19044.1387 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3920.0

I can send you HWinfo64 report if you need it.

Asked by sotackd 2 days ago