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Nightly installer does not allow custom location

Firefox Nightly 67.0a1 (2019-02-27) (64-bit) Windows 10 Pro 1809 17763.316 1) Latest updater fails to update (to 20190-02-28) 2) Latest installer fails to allow a custom … (read more)

Firefox Nightly 67.0a1 (2019-02-27) (64-bit) Windows 10 Pro 1809 17763.316

1) Latest updater fails to update (to 20190-02-28) 2) Latest installer fails to allow a custom location to be chosen

Unless the installer allows a custom location to be chosen, I will no longer be able to use it.

Asked by pljones 1 year ago

Answered by pljones 1 year ago

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On a particular site I cannot order online with Firefox when I can with IE

Firefox V66.0.2, IE V11.0.9600.19301 Site url is: https://www.dunelm.com/product/3-tier-wooden-shoe-rack-1000143182 I read through the Forum post "Why can't I order an on… (read more)

Firefox V66.0.2, IE V11.0.9600.19301

Site url is: https://www.dunelm.com/product/3-tier-wooden-shoe-rack-1000143182

I read through the Forum post "Why can't I order an online item from Walmart Canada with Firefox 63.0.1 but can with Internet Explorer ?"

and tried the last mentioned suggestion, without success. Could it be down to the way that the site I was trying to use has been structured? -its 'Search' facility is pretty dire.

Asked by ISIHAC 1 year ago

Answered by Pj 1 year ago

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Instructions for turning off cache are wrong. Do not have network.http.use-cache

I am trying to turn off my cache settings. The instructiuons given tell us to set 'network.http.use-cache in about:config. I have tried that, and that Preference name no … (read more)

I am trying to turn off my cache settings.

The instructiuons given tell us to set 'network.http.use-cache in about:config.

I have tried that, and that Preference name no longer exists.

How is this achieved?

I need this for Automation Testing. Currently, cached data casuses tests to fail.

Asked by stapes 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Firefox not show as choice as default browser

I've installed version 64, and it doesn't show as a choice at browser when trying to set the default browser. I uninstalled Firefox (using Revo and deleting all reference… (read more)

I've installed version 64, and it doesn't show as a choice at browser when trying to set the default browser. I uninstalled Firefox (using Revo and deleting all references to Firefox), and reinstalled. Still not showing as a choice.

Asked by guiman 1 year ago

Answered by guiman 1 year ago

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What is this: <meta property="og:url" content="https://www.mozilla.org/zh-TW/about/"> FF looks for PWs?

<meta charset="utf-8"> <script charset="utf-8" src="https://www.mozilla.org/media/js/BUNDLES/site.133e404d326d.js" type="text/javascript"></s… (read more)

<meta charset="utf-8"> <script charset="utf-8" src="https://www.mozilla.org/media/js/BUNDLES/site.133e404d326d.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <meta content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" name="viewport"> <title>了解 Mozilla — Mozilla</title> <meta content=" Mozilla 看重人們大過利益,來打造瀏覽器、應用程式、程式碼與各種工具。我們的使命是保持網際網路開放,讓任何人都能隨意使用。 " name="description"> <meta content="website" property="og:type"> <meta content="Mozilla" property="og:site_name"> <meta content="zh_TW" property="og:locale"> <meta content="https://www.mozilla.org/zh-TW/about/" property="og:url"> <meta content="https://www.mozilla.org/media/img/mozorg/mozilla-256.4720741d4108.jpg" property="og:image"> <meta content="了解 Mozilla" property="og:title"> <meta content=" Mozilla 看重人們大過利益,來打造瀏覽器、應用程式、程式碼與各種工具。我們的使命是保持網際網路開放,讓任何人都能隨意使用。 " property="og:description"> <meta content="262134952380" property="fb:page_id"> <meta content="summary" name="twitter:card"> <meta content="@mozilla" name="twitter:site"> <meta content="mozilla.org" 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rel="alternate" title="Беларуская"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/bs/about/" hreflang="bs" rel="alternate" title="Bosanski"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/cs/about/" hreflang="cs" rel="alternate" title="Čeština"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/cy/about/" hreflang="cy" rel="alternate" title="Cymraeg"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/da/about/" hreflang="da" rel="alternate" title="Dansk"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/de/about/" hreflang="de" rel="alternate" title="Deutsch"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/el/about/" hreflang="el" rel="alternate" title="Ελληνικά"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/en-CA/about/" hreflang="en-CA" rel="alternate" title="English (Canadian)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/about/" hreflang="en-GB" rel="alternate" title="English (British)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/about/" hreflang="en" rel="alternate" title="English"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/about/" hreflang="en-US" rel="alternate" title="English (USA)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/es-AR/about/" hreflang="es-AR" rel="alternate" title="Español (de Argentina)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/es-CL/about/" hreflang="es-CL" rel="alternate" title="Español (de Chile)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/about/" hreflang="es" rel="alternate" title="Español"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/es-ES/about/" hreflang="es-ES" rel="alternate" title="Español (de España)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/es-MX/about/" hreflang="es-MX" rel="alternate" title="Español (de México)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/eu/about/" hreflang="eu" rel="alternate" title="Euskara"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/fr/about/" hreflang="fr" rel="alternate" title="Français"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/fy-NL/about/" hreflang="fy" rel="alternate" title="Frysk"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/fy-NL/about/" hreflang="fy-NL" rel="alternate" title="Frysk"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/gn/about/" hreflang="gn" rel="alternate" title="Avañe'ẽ"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/hu/about/" hreflang="hu" rel="alternate" title="magyar"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/ia/about/" hreflang="ia" rel="alternate" title="Interlingua"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/id/about/" hreflang="id" rel="alternate" title="Bahasa Indonesia"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/it/about/" hreflang="it" rel="alternate" title="Italiano"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/ka/about/" hreflang="ka" rel="alternate" title="ქართული"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/lt/about/" hreflang="lt" rel="alternate" title="Lietuvių"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/nb-NO/about/" hreflang="nb-NO" rel="alternate" title="Norsk bokmål"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/nl/about/" hreflang="nl" rel="alternate" title="Nederlands"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/nn-NO/about/" hreflang="nn-NO" rel="alternate" title="Norsk nynorsk"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/pl/about/" hreflang="pl" rel="alternate" title="Polski"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/pt-BR/about/" hreflang="pt-BR" rel="alternate" title="Português (do Brasil)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/pt-PT/about/" hreflang="pt" rel="alternate" title="Português"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/pt-PT/about/" hreflang="pt-PT" rel="alternate" title="Português (Europeu)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/rm/about/" hreflang="rm" rel="alternate" title="rumantsch"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/ro/about/" hreflang="ro" rel="alternate" title="Română"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/ru/about/" hreflang="ru" rel="alternate" title="Русский"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/sk/about/" hreflang="sk" rel="alternate" title="slovenčina"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/sl/about/" hreflang="sl" rel="alternate" title="Slovenščina"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/sq/about/" hreflang="sq" rel="alternate" title="Shqip"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/sr/about/" hreflang="sr" rel="alternate" title="Српски"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/sv-SE/about/" hreflang="sv" rel="alternate" title="Svenska"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/sv-SE/about/" hreflang="sv-SE" rel="alternate" title="Svenska"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/tr/about/" hreflang="tr" rel="alternate" title="Türkçe"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/uk/about/" hreflang="uk" rel="alternate" title="Українська"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/vi/about/" hreflang="vi" rel="alternate" title="Tiếng Việt"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/zh-CN/about/" hreflang="zh" rel="alternate" title="中文"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/zh-CN/about/" hreflang="zh-CN" rel="alternate" title="中文 (简体)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/zh-TW/about/" hreflang="zh-TW" rel="alternate" title="正體中文 (繁體)"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/media/css/l10n/zh-TW/intl.5ca4d5c6b3f5.css" media="screen,projection,tv" rel="stylesheet"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/media/css/BUNDLES/protocol-core.9e72b5c2515e.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> <link href="https://www.mozilla.org/media/css/BUNDLES/about.a17e2dfef87d.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

Asked by Jan Christian Anker 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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Copy bookmark folder with subfolders to another Firefox instance

This dirty trick required to move a single bookmark folder from one Firefox profile to another stopped working for me for some reason. I tried different firefox versions,… (read more)

This dirty trick required to move a single bookmark folder from one Firefox profile to another stopped working for me for some reason. I tried different firefox versions, including the one from portableapps.com, I tried starting the second instance with -no-remote switch. Nothing worked. When I tried drag&drop between the instances there was the blue feedback dash indicating the place where the folder was going to be dropped in the target Library window. But nothing happened. I tried holding Ctrl as well, also using Ctrl+C - Ctrl+V key combinations.

Is this a known issue? Has a recent version of Firefox removed this ability?

Asked by effgo 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Import passwords

I hate that I have to ask this.... I have been trying to import my username/passwords from Chrome to Firefox for weeks. I'm using the Firefox built in Import tool. It jus… (read more)

I hate that I have to ask this.... I have been trying to import my username/passwords from Chrome to Firefox for weeks. I'm using the Firefox built in Import tool. It just simply doesn't work. A couple of weeks ago it did actually import 1 site/username/password. Then today I was able to get 1 more. Both of these were sites that I used Chrome to sign into recently, like it cached them or something and thus were able to be imported into Firefox. But all the others that are saved in Chrome will not come over. I just don't get it. There is really nothing to it, so I know I'm doing it right. Options>>Privacy & Security>>Saved Logins>>Import>>>Select Chrome as browser to import from>>(Deselect cookies, browsing history, bookmarks) Saved Passwords selected>>Next>>Finished. Nothing.

Maybe I should uninstall Firefox and reinstall it and see I can do it from a fresh install. I don't know. Very frustrating.

Version 66.0.3 64 bit.

Thanks

Asked by das3d 1 year ago

Answered by das3d 1 year ago

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Right click menu does not show

So after browsing for a while, when i right click (on any page) the popup menu doesn't show up. Also, when this happens, if i click any _folder_ in the Bookmarks toolbar,… (read more)

So after browsing for a while, when i right click (on any page) the popup menu doesn't show up. Also, when this happens, if i click any _folder_ in the Bookmarks toolbar, the popup window containing the items doesn't show/pop up either.

So, i created an entirely new profile in Firefox, without installing any addons or changing any of the other default settings. And, after browsing for a bit the same issue happens again...

Rebooting Firefox fixes the problem for a while. Please advise, thank you :)

Asked by Kdude 5 months ago

Answered by Kdude 5 months ago

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Firefox 74.0 and 73.0 constantly crash and freeze (linked to Windows update 1909?)

Firefox 74.0 keeps crashing and freezing on Windows 10 update 1909. I have uninstalled all extensions, didn't help. I uninstalled Firefox (deleted all files in Program Fi… (read more)

Firefox 74.0 keeps crashing and freezing on Windows 10 update 1909. I have uninstalled all extensions, didn't help. I uninstalled Firefox (deleted all files in Program Files, deleted the Mozills folder in Appdata). I tried minimizing ram usage by limiting the number of Firefox processes running from 5 to 2). Didn't help. Firefox also didn't save or send any crash reports, the latest reports were from 17.03.2020.

Okay, I just installed an older version of Firefox, 73.0 and as soon as the browser launched, it froze and crashed. So I think it is safe to say it is caused by the latest Windows update 1909.

Asked by YuCrashFirefox? 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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no history ===> add-ons don't work anymore (Firefox 75.0)

I discovered by coincidence that the add-ons are disabled if you choose never to save history in the Tools / Options menu. That cannot be the intention! Is this a bug? Pr… (read more)

I discovered by coincidence that the add-ons are disabled if you choose never to save history in the Tools / Options menu. That cannot be the intention! Is this a bug?

Previously, Firefox had the option of clearing history on exit while the add-ons were still working, which I think is a much better option! (Or is this option still available? I can not find him.)

Asked by Aventurijn 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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passwords lost after every update since firefox 74.0

after the ubuntu 18.04.4 firefox update to 74.0 my passwords seams totally lost. No ask for my master password as I visited a login site. Going to menue passwords, I wa… (read more)

after the ubuntu 18.04.4 firefox update to 74.0 my passwords seams totally lost. No ask for my master password as I visited a login site. Going to menue passwords, I was asked for my master password, and after entering, my password storage was empty. After a very long time, it seamed as my passwords are back again, but they where not complete, only 271 where back. On an very old system, from which I had transferred the firefox profile to the system now in use, I had had 413 passwords and I had had to create a lot more since this clone. After update to 74.0.1 again, at first passwords where completely lost and now again, lots of them where missing. What was astonishing was, on the old system key4.db is 294912 Byte (and no logins.json), now key4.db is 720896 B (logins.json 141519 B) but for sure lacking lot of information!

Asked by 0771 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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YouTube History and (video progress bar) is not saved when I use Firefox as browser

Hi! There is a bug. YouTube History is not saved when i use Firefox as browser. So I deleted it and then reinstalled it, logged in to it and played videos from YouTube ag… (read more)

Hi! There is a bug. YouTube History is not saved when i use Firefox as browser. So I deleted it and then reinstalled it, logged in to it and played videos from YouTube again. Then i checked again the history and saw that it was saving. Later without any changes in Firefox settings (including addons), the problem began starting again. I still don't understand why it is happening. The addons that i have installed are: Kaspersky Protection, Malwarebytes, uBlock Origin and Privacy Pass. This problem doesn't happen when i use Chrome Browser with same extensions.

Asked by algent 1 year ago

Answered by algent 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox crashes at startup. I'm in a macOS beta program and the crashing begun immediately after a recent OS update on 8/2/19. I've tried wiping all application files a… (read more)

Firefox crashes at startup. I'm in a macOS beta program and the crashing begun immediately after a recent OS update on 8/2/19. I've tried wiping all application files and reinstalling Firefox, but it continues to crash at startup.

Crash ID: bp-79eb6f5a-fc88-4d32-ae51-231e70190804

Asked by bgcasey 9 months ago

Answered by bgcasey 9 months ago

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current update prevents firefox from starting

After applying the current update, Firefox will not launch. It was set to run as administrator. However, after clicking YES to the Windows10 pop-up prompt to allow Fire… (read more)

After applying the current update, Firefox will not launch. It was set to run as administrator. However, after clicking YES to the Windows10 pop-up prompt to allow Firefox to run as administrator, the Windows 10 pop-up prompt keeps coming up and Firefox will not launch. I cannot uncheck the RUN AS ADMIN from the PROPERTIES window. Help please … ASAP!!

Asked by vj000000 5 months ago

Answered by vj000000 5 months ago

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Firefox crashes when I minimize window being presented in Google Meet. How do I fix/prevent this from happening?

Description of the problem is as follows: 1) I start a presentation on Google Meet 2) I choose to present one of my open windows (*not* entire screen) 3) window is being … (read more)

Description of the problem is as follows: 1) I start a presentation on Google Meet 2) I choose to present one of my open windows (*not* entire screen) 3) window is being presented, just fine, 4) If I *minimize* the window being presented, the tab crashes. 5) the problem does not occur if I present the entire screen, rather it has to do with the window being presented becoming minimized.

Win10/drivers/Firefox all up to date - problem persists even in Firefox's Safe Mode.

Asked by DCV 1 month ago

Answered by DCV 1 month ago

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Extensions disappearing

Currently using FF 63.0.1, but I'd hoped that upgrade would resolve the ongoing problem. Extensions work normally after reboot, but within a day, are again missing. Eg. s… (read more)

Currently using FF 63.0.1, but I'd hoped that upgrade would resolve the ongoing problem.

Extensions work normally after reboot, but within a day, are again missing. Eg. scroll up/down initially available, but then symbols disappear from page. Others in toolbar look fine, but do not activate when I attempt to use them. When I restart FF, it's back to functioning, but only for a short time. frustrated.

Asked by maveet 1 year ago

Answered by maveet 1 year ago