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Unseperate regular browsing and private browsing.

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were priv… (read more)

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were private browsing; it blended in.

In a recent update, Mozilla did something unthinkable and made private browsing an isolated instance from Firefox. This, of course, results in a purple flare in the taskbar in front of the entire world that you are private browsing.

I don't understand who thought this was a good idea. I want to know how to undo this horrible change.

See the screenshot where you can't see any information on all my open Firefox windows, except for my private browsing window.

Asked by M_Negev 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error mes… (read more)

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1398430] When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not … (read more)

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When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 1 day ago

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Bookmark synced tabs without opening them?

Hi Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question: I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the de… (read more)

Hi

Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question:

I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the desktop browser, without opening them first. I've found out how to view them in the side bar, but I see no option to bookmark all tabs.

It would be nice to have synced Tabs in the Library window and Options panel.

Asked by tilsig-firefox 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

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Cannot Login to SSA Website

I am using Firefox 107.0.1 on a Windows 10 machine. And, I am not able to login to the SSA website (US) using Firefox. I reviewed the answers in the post (https://suppo… (read more)

I am using Firefox 107.0.1 on a Windows 10 machine. And, I am not able to login to the SSA website (US) using Firefox. I reviewed the answers in the post (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1354403) and tried several of the possible solutions (safe mode, rename/delete profile, reboot computer, etc) without any luck. I've attached a screenshot of the error when trying to login using Firefox.

Strangely, I've used Firefox exclusively to login (latest, maybe 6 months ago) before with no problem. It appears it is only when I currently am using Firefox. This is because I am able to use MS Edge without a problem.

Any help or suggestions are appreciated.

Thank you, Chris

Asked by Chris 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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this happens whn ever i clean history or cache in Firefox

every time i clear cache and history this is what i see in words with frind not it has not always done that seems ince the nest Firefox update it does it I hav … (read more)

every time i clear cache and history this is what i see in words with frind not it has not always done that seems ince the nest Firefox update it does it I hav eanother problem when shut dw nte computer and restart Mozlla hangs and will not load could it be my home page I use xfinity

 whay doe it   hang and take forever to  load  at start up

Asked by Mary 6 months ago

Last reply by adnanfarooq5183 3 days ago

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XULRunner Error: Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!

I recently installed new pc with fresh Firefox Developer Edition. Then I transfered the profile folder from old pc to the new pc. All bookmarks, addons, etc is there. Jus… (read more)

I recently installed new pc with fresh Firefox Developer Edition. Then I transfered the profile folder from old pc to the new pc. All bookmarks, addons, etc is there. Just the XULRunner popup appears only on the new pc. I uninstalled firefox on the new pc again and reinstalled it with profile cleaning. After profile cleaning firefox got faster and addons got removed. But the XULRunner popup keeps appearing. When I go to taskscheduler and trigger the "Firefox Developer Edition Background Update CA9422711AE1A81C" again, the XULRunner popup appears. Removing this taskscheduler and Firefox keeps readding it and the XULRunner popup are back. Any idea how I can get rid of the XULRunner popup?

Asked by simonbergi9 3 days ago

Answered by simonbergi9 3 days ago

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How to block extension using policies.json

Hi, I planned to block my users from installing extensions/add-ons. I found an article that might be the answer (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1308646). I… (read more)

Hi, I planned to block my users from installing extensions/add-ons. I found an article that might be the answer (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1308646). I tried to create a simple policy (below), but somehow it does not work (I can still install any add-on/extension). What is wrong with my script? I'm using Firefox ESR 78.11.0 (64-bit) by the way.

My "policies.json" looks like this:

{

"policies": {
  "ExtensionSettings": {
    "*": {
      "blocked_install_message": "Blocked!",
      "install_sources": ["https://addons.mozilla.org/"],
      "installation_mode": "blocked"
    }
  }
}

Sincerely, Jonathan

Asked by Jonathan 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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wrong time on firefox

Ifirefox is showing the wrong time in websites where edge and chrome are not I have snipped two images taken at the same time one from firefox and one from chrome note th… (read more)

Ifirefox is showing the wrong time in websites where edge and chrome are not I have snipped two images taken at the same time one from firefox and one from chrome note the difference in times chrome snip is correct and firefox is not even close

Asked by wsb1 4 days ago

Answered by wsb1 4 days ago

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Password/logins won't save

I have hit "save" when the "do you want to save password" pop up appears many times, but for some reason when I check my logins in about:logins, there is nothing. I trie… (read more)

I have hit "save" when the "do you want to save password" pop up appears many times, but for some reason when I check my logins in about:logins, there is nothing. I tried to manually save a login information with Create New Login, but it tells me "An error occurred while trying to save this password".

Asked by d_a_renoir 5 days ago

Answered by d_a_renoir 4 days ago

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Multirow Bookmarks

Hi, everyone. My multirow bookmarks no longer seem to work since my latest update to 107.0 (64 bit). My computer crashed and when it came back up Firefox no longer worked… (read more)

Hi, everyone. My multirow bookmarks no longer seem to work since my latest update to 107.0 (64 bit). My computer crashed and when it came back up Firefox no longer worked. I reinstalled it and have a bit of cleanup to do, but everything works now except my faithful (up-to-now) multirow toolbar. Here's the code in my userChrome.css file.

/* Multi-Row Bookmarks Toolbar */

  1. PersonalToolbar {
 /* Override max-height */
 min-height: unset !important;
 max-height: unset !important; */

}

  1. PlacesToolbar > hbox:first-child {
   display: block

}

  1. PlacesToolbarItems {
   display: flex;
   flex-wrap: wrap

}

Previously, this was in my profile folder. If I move this out of the profile folder, my browser works fine but there is no multi-row toolbar. If I put it back into the profile folder, I have a multi-row toolbar, but no contentd in the main window.

I am perplexed. Help? --elizabeth

Asked by baker_eliz 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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[Bug Report] Issue with twitch chat emotes

Reporting this issue here cause i can't find if there's an actual bug report system. This issue seems to only be on firefox, I've tried chrome to see if it does it there … (read more)

Reporting this issue here cause i can't find if there's an actual bug report system. This issue seems to only be on firefox, I've tried chrome to see if it does it there and it's all fine. The issue is when you have the better TTV addon you can see custom emotes on twitch and some emotes are animated, the animated emotes sometimes freeze for a split second and lags the chat for the same time. I've disabled all addons on firefox except better TTV to see if other things are causing it, still does it. Made sure to test this on chrome as well with just the one addon.

Asked by Skaithakk 6 days ago

Answered by Terry 6 days ago

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"Your browser is being managed by your organization." displayed in settings on Win10

Requesting help to remove the "Your browser is being managed by your organization." message in Firefox settings. I've tried the solutions found in help about the ImportEn… (read more)

Requesting help to remove the "Your browser is being managed by your organization." message in Firefox settings. I've tried the solutions found in help about the ImportEnterpriseRoots certificates settings in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies but there is no Firefox folder there. I searched all through the registry and did not find that specific entry. In Firefox about:settings, I have the certificates policy ImportEnterpriseRoots set to True but as I said, it is not in my registry on Windows 10. I tried Refresh Firefox and that also did not help. I have uBlock Origin Extension that may be doing this but I don't know where if it is. I tried disabling uBlock and it did not remove the issue. Any other suggestions?

Asked by Tabb00 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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force FF to ask me where I want to save bookmarks

The previous solution as outlined in https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1361785 no longer works. The checkbox it describes no longer appears at the bottom of the Ed… (read more)

The previous solution as outlined in https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1361785 no longer works. The checkbox it describes no longer appears at the bottom of the Edit Bookmark dialog. So what now?

Asked by schmibble 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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To get Bookmark Toolbar - use import, or use Sync?

I have had to create a new Firefox on one of my computers. I have imported my bookmarks, but there appears to be no way to import the Bookmark Toolbar. This is tiresome… (read more)

I have had to create a new Firefox on one of my computers. I have imported my bookmarks, but there appears to be no way to import the Bookmark Toolbar. This is tiresome. So I wonder if I can use Sync to do the job? My Bookmark Toolbar exists on my other PC. Is it safe simply to use Sync to do the job of importing the Bookmark Toolbar to my new Firefox? I use Windows 10.

Asked by Matthew Montagu-Pollock 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Privacy Settings, Autoplay Hotkey possible?

Is there anyway to make a Hotkey for our Autoplay function, instead of having to go into Settings, each time we need the function? In my experience, I have it set to Bloc… (read more)

Is there anyway to make a Hotkey for our Autoplay function, instead of having to go into Settings, each time we need the function?

In my experience, I have it set to Block both Video and Sound, but this blocks simple pronunciations, in Search or Translations. I hope there some way, a command, a mod or a setting allowing a Hotkey or Icon for Fast Disable/Enable.

Thanks for all your work and making the internet safer for everyone.

Asked by Acleacius 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Missing Window and tabs, not in history

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have… (read more)

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have not restarted Firefox, let alone my computer since the last time the window was seen (about half an hour ago). It's not in my Alt+Tab tray hiding. I don't even remember closing the tab--though it's possible my keyboard double pressed when I was closing another window. (It's old and has a tendency to double hit keys). But now I have lost a window with at least 20 tabs open--mostly things i had yet to deal with and don't remember the URL to get back to it.

What use is my history and ability to reopen accidentally closed windows if everything just disappears from it within half an hour after the window could've been closed?

I would prefer to keep most of my browsing on Firefox, but I can't constitute that if I'm going to lose months worth of saved tabs randomly.

Asked by tibursio 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago