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Firefox deleted all my data (this includes bookmarks, browsing history and everything you can think of)

This morning my firefox opened normally and nothing was out of the ordinary. Later today I turned on my laptop again and when I opened firefox it asked me to make a "prof… (read more)

This morning my firefox opened normally and nothing was out of the ordinary. Later today I turned on my laptop again and when I opened firefox it asked me to make a "profile". I thought that maybe firefox had updated and was now using profiles or something, so I choose to "create new profile" and just left it at its default name. Upon opening I noticed that all my data was gone...

Asked by muhavaux33 2 hours ago

Last reply by muhavaux33 9 minutes ago

Can open website but cannot access one particular section

No errors, it just doesn't show. (Whether ABP is on or off.) Same thing happened at IE. The last issues I ran into with this section (news quiz), no matter which week I c… (read more)

No errors, it just doesn't show. (Whether ABP is on or off.) Same thing happened at IE.

The last issues I ran into with this section (news quiz), no matter which week I clicked on, it always and ONLY opened to one quiz from a couple of years ago. Open Slate to Slate News Quiz. Click on any week. There is text, but the news quiz never fills page.

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/07/slate-news-quiz-state-department-mustafa-al-kadhimi-brunner-fire.html

Asked by CiaoBella1 2 hours ago

Last reply by CiaoBella1 20 minutes ago

Unwanted script/extention initiated requests

So I'm seeing unknown access to bsscommerce.com well as other sites being initiated by script/extension. This is a major problem with Firefox. Lack of Security. Also, it … (read more)

So I'm seeing unknown access to bsscommerce.com well as other sites being initiated by script/extension. This is a major problem with Firefox. Lack of Security. Also, it won't show which script/extensions initiated these requests. Thanks for nothing. Talking about security and privacy is CHEAP.

Asked by simon1tan 20 minutes ago

Weird problem with eBay search facility

If I enter a search beginning and ending with quotation mark, ie " I get the following behaviour. If I enter "Hats I see "Hats in the eBay search bar. If I add a " a… (read more)

If I enter a search beginning and ending with quotation mark, ie " I get the following behaviour. If I enter

 "Hats

I see

 "Hats

in the eBay search bar. If I add a " after the 's' I lose the first " and end with

 Hats"

If I delete the contents and type a sing " the search bar is populated with

 Hats"

I'm using:

 Windows 10 (all up to date but this has been happening for a while)
 Firefox 90.0.2 (64 bit)

I don't have this issue with any other browser including Firefox on a similar Desktop I have deleted all cookies with 'ebay' in the URL

This is driving me nuts and considering ditching Firefox, at least for eBay. Any ideas what is causing this. I can assure anyone it is genuine, perhaps I should consider a youtube video of this madness?

Asked by firefox236 8 hours ago

Last reply by firefox236 3 hours ago

Website Error

Hi all, FF 90.0.2 (64 bit), Window 10 Version 21H1 Build 19043.110 Each time I initially go to this website ( https://www.bunnings.com.au/ ) I get an error message "Some … (read more)

Hi all,

FF 90.0.2 (64 bit), Window 10 Version 21H1 Build 19043.110

Each time I initially go to this website ( https://www.bunnings.com.au/ ) I get an error message "Some Error Occurred" in the top LHS on a white blank screen. If I refresh the page it displays correctly until I go to the site again in a new browser session.

I have disabled all extensions by going into Troubleshooting Mode but it is still there.

Anyone know of a solution?

TIA

EDIT: No Issues with Chrome or Edge.

Asked by ghines 2 days ago

Last reply by ghines 17 hours ago

SoundCloud audio does not play, despite Firefox saying it is

I have been using Firefox for a little bit on my computer, as I've just formatted my computer to start fresh. But for some reason, SoundCloud audio refuses to play on my … (read more)

I have been using Firefox for a little bit on my computer, as I've just formatted my computer to start fresh. But for some reason, SoundCloud audio refuses to play on my browser. Audio for every other website on my browser works completely fine, but for some reason the audio for SoundCloud doesn't work. When I play audio on SoundCloud, my browser says "PLAYING" underneath the SoundCloud tab, but nothing comes through. My tab is not muted, and the audio settings on SoundCloud (the volume slider) is set to max volume. Although I suspected it at first, this doesn't have anything to do with my actual audio device, as it's working just fine and literally all other websites play audio perfectly fine.

Things I have tried:

  • Refreshing Firefox
  • Disabling all add-ons
  • Removing all add-ons
  • Clearing all data

Asked by Oblivion 3 hours ago

jwz.org and DNALounge.com not loading

Yesterday, the websites jwz.org and dnalounge.com (yes, the two websites run by one of Mozilla's conceivers) stopped working on Firefox. They just keep saying "Connection… (read more)

Yesterday, the websites jwz.org and dnalounge.com (yes, the two websites run by one of Mozilla's conceivers) stopped working on Firefox. They just keep saying "Connection Timed Out", despite every other website loading fine.

I went through all the add-on-disabling and troubleshooting steps emphasised here, but it hasn't solved the problem.

This happens in both Firefox desktop and mobile for Android, but works fine in other browsers. Again, I went through all the steps of disabling add-ons/plug-ins and operating in Troubleshooter mode.

Asked by BuddyL 4 hours ago

how do I set firefox to NOT default all desktop icons the firefox symbol/icon, where the websites use their own icons

How to I change firefox to NOT put their default desktop icon on all the shortcut/desktop icons. let the web site use their own icon on my desktop. I do not want to chang… (read more)

How to I change firefox to NOT put their default desktop icon on all the shortcut/desktop icons. let the web site use their own icon on my desktop.

I do not want to change to ones listed in browsing icons,generic.

Sites Like facebook youtube etc.

Thanks Rob

Asked by rstringer3 4 hours ago

FF90 install doesn't pull customizations from FF89

FF89 told me I needed to download and install FF90, unlike previous updates, which have happened automatically. It said my FF89 data (bookmarks, customizations, etc.) wou… (read more)

FF89 told me I needed to download and install FF90, unlike previous updates, which have happened automatically. It said my FF89 data (bookmarks, customizations, etc.) would be pulled in automatically. Alas, FF90 has not pulled any data from FF89 nor given me any prompts to import from FF89. Any ideas why this happened (or didn't happen, as the case may be)?

Asked by Chocoholics Anonymous 5 hours ago

issue with stored passwords --

Since the latest update of Firefox (to 90.0.2) I've found that, when confronted with a login-password screen, Firefox recommends a number of login possibilities ... but n… (read more)

Since the latest update of Firefox (to 90.0.2) I've found that, when confronted with a login-password screen, Firefox recommends a number of login possibilities ... but not the correct one.

As an example, when I log into a newspaper account, I'm offered three emails as possible login names...but NOT the email to which the account is registered. The only password saved in Firefox for that account is the correct one. The newspaper help desk had no helpful answer.

I do not leave my computer running 24/7 and so the browser is closed regularly

I've tried removing the login/password information, re-starting the computer, and then signing in, but this did not solve the problem.

Should I roll back to an earlier version of Firefox, or do I need to leave everything running all the time forever to avoid this?

Thanks! Sarah

Asked by sarahl314 13 hours ago

Last reply by sarahl314 6 hours ago

Firefox shoud (have an option) to move to top of page when (re)loaded or refreashed

(Recently) 08/02/2021, I have noticed that when many of the pages are (re)loaded into Windows-Firefox seem to then move toward the bottom of the page. I would like to hav… (read more)

(Recently) 08/02/2021, I have noticed that when many of the pages are (re)loaded into Windows-Firefox seem to then move toward the bottom of the page. I would like to have some way too force Firefox to load the page and then move to the top of the page or/and refresh the page and move to its top.

I don't know whether this is a new HTML command that people are using to force me to read the ads rather than the article, or whether this is something that is just a curd and I'm just noticing it.

So I'd appreciate if somebody who is more familiar with newer features of HTML and or a newer features of Firefox can tell me how this occurred and then can either tell me how I can remove it or oh suggest that there be an improvement of Firefox

Thanks

Asked by Mike Liveright 6 hours ago

Navy Federal Login Credentials Wrong

When I try to log into Navy Federal on Firefox, I get kicked out and the website tells me I entered the wrong credentials. When I use Chrome or Edge and log in using the … (read more)

When I try to log into Navy Federal on Firefox, I get kicked out and the website tells me I entered the wrong credentials. When I use Chrome or Edge and log in using the same credentials, I get into my account just fine. I've cleared all Navy Federal data from Firefox, turned on and off hardware acceleration, and toggled VPN on and off and it keeps happening.

Asked by namenew213 1 day ago

Last reply by namenew213 8 hours ago

How to delete site data for all sites EXCEPT several whitelisted sites?

I know how to clear site data for certain websites, but I would like to do the opposite - preserve site data and cookies for specific websites and delete everything else.… (read more)

I know how to clear site data for certain websites, but I would like to do the opposite - preserve site data and cookies for specific websites and delete everything else. It's not in options, perhaps there is an addon that would help me achieve this? Or how can I export (make backup) for a website that I could restore back after clearing everything?

Asked by Solshine 8 hours ago

Even though I don't have it selected every time I open a new tab Firefox switches to it

Good evening. I have Firefox set to NOT switch to a new tab when it opens from a link but it does anyway. I clicked the box and unclicked it but it still switches over.… (read more)

Good evening. I have Firefox set to NOT switch to a new tab when it opens from a link but it does anyway. I clicked the box and unclicked it but it still switches over. Any help would be appreciated.

Also, how can I stop the address bar from searching the web and just search bookmarks and history? I have a separate bar for searching and prefer my web searches show up there.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Figureguy 22 hours ago

Last reply by Figureguy 8 hours ago

Firefox doesn't open my website

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Sa… (read more)

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Safari opens it perfectly.

But every time I try to reach my site Firefox shows me this: " Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to e-expo.online. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem. " I didn't find any advice at the Internet of how to solve it. Can you help me?

Asked by Volodymyr 14 hours ago

Last reply by Volodymyr 13 hours ago

Firefox 90 does not load properly specific web pages and services (gmail, youtube, reCAPTCHA, etc.)

Two weeks ago my browser updated itself to version 90. Before that everything was OK. After that..... Firts of all in Google Chrome everything works just fine. In Firefo… (read more)

Two weeks ago my browser updated itself to version 90. Before that everything was OK.

After that..... Firts of all in Google Chrome everything works just fine. In Firefox - most of the time after a google search if I click on one of the results nothing happens. If I open it in a new tab or window, I got a blank page. - I cannot log into my gmail account. I can get to the page where I can type in my account name, but then I get an error message before the web page'd ask for my psw. - youtube does not load properly. If then I click on the youtube icon on the top left corner then it tries to load the page again, and after some time it says I have no internet connection. - google translate service does not answer, - reCAPTCHAs don't work. The browser could not load them, or if it loads something then it won't work. Etc.

Again: everyhing was OK before the version 90 update. I was on a 2 weeks vacation, just got back, but all the same, they don't work.

I tried everything - cleared the history, cache, etc., - checking the firewall, - proxy (I don't use any proxy), - ipv6 - made a new profile - troubleshooting mode (disabeling addons and themes), everything. Nothing helped.

I use Win10. Have an other Win10 PC, on that before the version 90 update I checked the problems above, and neither of them affected the system, and as the update taked place I got the same propblems there too. My firefox profile is synched onto that PC.

After 20+ years of using firefox this is my last try before switching to chrome.

Asked by imkere 1 day ago

Last reply by imkere 17 hours ago

The menus are short, with a scroll bar, in dual monitor setup

I have just set up a second screen hooked up to my laptop, and the external monitor was set as my primary screen. But, I notice that whenever Firefox is on my in-built la… (read more)

I have just set up a second screen hooked up to my laptop, and the external monitor was set as my primary screen. But, I notice that whenever Firefox is on my in-built laptop (secondary) monitor, the firefox menu, as well as all the extension menus, are really short. The firefox menu at least has a scroll bar, but the others are unusable.

I tried disabling hardware acceleration (which, based on other questions, seems to fix certain other dual monitor weirdness around menus), but it did nothing. Any tips?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by theo.bendit 1 day ago