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History does not delete despite all measures

History does not delete despite all measures at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273024#answer-1266862. Got the switch set to delete my history when cosing, … (read more)

History does not delete despite all measures at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273024#answer-1266862. Got the switch set to delete my history when cosing, but this problem IS NOT SOLVED.

Asked by Lighthouse 8 months ago

Answered by Lighthouse 8 months ago

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Windows 10 opened a mozilla page when I wasn't using it and I closed out of it, losing all of my very important web searches. How do I get them back?

When I opened Mozilla after realizing my mistake, it showed the page Windows 10 opened and THAT is my session restore. DO NOT WANT! I want the session prior to the Window… (read more)

When I opened Mozilla after realizing my mistake, it showed the page Windows 10 opened and THAT is my session restore. DO NOT WANT! I want the session prior to the Windows 10 session.

Asked by ellemarie6 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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retrieve browsing history from server

Hi, Basically, my computer crashed and I had to do a full reinstall. I did not have time to create a screenshot of the account passwords for a crypto account I have. Do… (read more)

Hi, Basically, my computer crashed and I had to do a full reinstall. I did not have time to create a screenshot of the account passwords for a crypto account I have. Does Firefox hold browser history anywhere OTHER than my computer? I would need to retrieve my browsing history for a specific Date and Hour. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Asked by daibeer 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How can I get back to the tabs I had time before last?

I expect all my pinned and other tabs to open when I start. Unfortunately, I closed and there was another window open, so when I started next time they are all gone. Th… (read more)

I expect all my pinned and other tabs to open when I start. Unfortunately, I closed and there was another window open, so when I started next time they are all gone. This is infuriating. Please tell me there is a way to get them all back without having to build it all from scratch. I got here because after the update today, 10/26/18, there was a tab to restore and another tab "See what's new..." I did the restore and everything was right, but I closed it and there was another window open, so when I closed it, it was was what came back. Do I have to save that setup? If so, how. I'm furious that "they" did this to me.

Asked by KenSpurlin 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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browsing: click on website/exit and it changed colour.not doing it now. why?

when i do a search, a menu of websites appear. click on one, then exit and it changed colour ( indicating i've checked it out). now it doesn't do it. why? how do i change… (read more)

when i do a search, a menu of websites appear. click on one, then exit and it changed colour ( indicating i've checked it out). now it doesn't do it. why? how do i change it back?

Asked by pspiersy 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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History isn't active, even though preferences are set to remember history (firefox 61.0.1; MacOS 10.12.6)

Since I've updated to 61, I can't get the history to be active. (Bookmarks are fine). I made sure the settings were correct, I ran Refresh firefox; I ran Verify integri… (read more)

Since I've updated to 61, I can't get the history to be active. (Bookmarks are fine). I made sure the settings were correct, I ran Refresh firefox; I ran Verify integrity and got this:

Task: checkIntegrity

- Unable to check database integrity > Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

I've looked up numerous help sites, and they all refer to a place.sqlite file that I don't seem to have, and a profile folder that also does not exits (I'm assuming this is a 61 thing, in my older versions I had those files and folders.

Help! I need my history!

Thanks.

Asked by shifra 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Firefox Not Saving History

Hello- Firefox doesn't save my history with Quantum 64. This is is really frustrating. I had this issue prior to installing Quantum earlier this year. The minute Midnig… (read more)

Hello-

Firefox doesn't save my history with Quantum 64. This is is really frustrating. I had this issue prior to installing Quantum earlier this year. The minute Midnight strikes on my computer and start up FF it only reveals "Yesterday" history but nothing further back in date. I even tried changing the date back a few days for a moment and no previous history appeared. So there is nothing wrong with my clock/date.

Here's what I have done to try to correct /investigate this:

1. Restored FF Quantum. 2. Deleted all the Places.sqlite files and restarted FF to refresh them. 3. Checked Norton 360 to make sure History Clean Up is OFF. 4. Disabled Malwarebytes, IOBIT's Advance System Care 12 and similar programs for a couple of days. 5. I've had this issue before and even tried to reinstall FF and that didn't do anything.

6. Verify Integrity Results:

> Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: invalidateCaches + The caches have been invalidated > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: originFrecencyStats + Recalculated origin frecency stats > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 5120KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 5120KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 5120KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 768KiB + pragma_user_version is 52 + pragma_page_size is 32768 + pragma_cache_size is -2048 + pragma_journal_mode is wal + pragma_synchronous is 1 + History can store a maximum of 112348 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 250 records + Table moz_places has 380 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 137 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 0 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 516 records + Table moz_bookmarks_deleted has 0 records + Table moz_keywords has 0 records + Table sqlite_sequence has 0 records + Table moz_anno_attributes has 2 records + Table moz_annos has 2 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 7 records + Table sqlite_stat1 has 16 records + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1 + Index sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1 + Index moz_places_url_hashindex + Index moz_places_hostindex + Index moz_places_visitcount + Index moz_places_frecencyindex + Index moz_places_lastvisitdateindex + Index moz_places_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_places_originidindex + Index moz_historyvisits_placedateindex + Index moz_historyvisits_fromindex + Index moz_historyvisits_dateindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemindex + Index moz_bookmarks_parentindex + Index moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex + Index moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex + Index moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex + Index moz_annos_placeattributeindex + Index moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex > Task: _refreshUI

7. Attached is the list of add-ons. In the past I have disabled and/or deleted them them and still had the issue

I am using Windows 7.

Any tangible help and known cause you have is much appreciated.

Thank you, Steven

Asked by StevenB 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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When I close firefox, it resets/deletes the "most visited page" and it appears blank when I open a new tab.

As long as Firefox is open and I visit websites, they will show up on the "most visited sites" when I open a new tab (clicking on "+"), but as soon as I close Firefox and… (read more)

As long as Firefox is open and I visit websites, they will show up on the "most visited sites" when I open a new tab (clicking on "+"), but as soon as I close Firefox and re-open it, the "most visited sites" is now blank. I refreshed Firefox, my config are : browser.newtab.url = about:newtab, Firefox will: Remember history...

Thank you for your help.

Asked by Cappel 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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why am i not able to see any history?

Hello, when i click on History, Nothing recent comes up? I only see history from way back when my daughter also used the same laptop? Im ignorant as for settings, program… (read more)

Hello, when i click on History, Nothing recent comes up? I only see history from way back when my daughter also used the same laptop? Im ignorant as for settings, programs, etc.. However i was reading some tips on your page & hope you may help trouble shoot this issue? Thank You in Advance, much appreciated...

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Asked by DayTrippin 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Visited website never appears in history

The website is http://vk.com/zlodeyi. I visited it several times, but it is never added to history. I have no problems with any other website, including other vk.com grou… (read more)

The website is http://vk.com/zlodeyi. I visited it several times, but it is never added to history. I have no problems with any other website, including other vk.com groups. The site is displayed correctly and is shown in recently closed, but not in history, No problems with it in Opera,

Asked by etsenberg 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Windows 10 Firefox Quantum 64.0 error: bookmarks and history system will not be functional firefox file is in use by another application

I have had this problem for a few months now and eventually just stopped using Firefox. I had tried the various suggested fixes to no avail. - rebooted - tried running in… (read more)

I have had this problem for a few months now and eventually just stopped using Firefox. I had tried the various suggested fixes to no avail. - rebooted - tried running in safe mode with no antivirus programs - renamed the places.sqlite file - I deleted Firefox, downloaded and installed it again with no success. I am concerned that not everything was removed on the Windows 10 uninstall process. - Have checked my Antivirus (Bit defender) logs and don't see any Firefox files locked/etc by Bitdefender

I would appreciate any suggestions that you might have. Regards Bill

Asked by kenai125 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Want to see past web pages in History as I did before El Capitan

Since installation of El Capitan on my iMac I only get a blank white screen when I click on History, but the other browsers show me the past web sites I sent to as before… (read more)

Since installation of El Capitan on my iMac I only get a blank white screen when I click on History, but the other browsers show me the past web sites I sent to as before. Sign In says it only accepts User Names without spaces, but Mozilla just sent me an email saying JohnSunier was wrong and it correctly is John Sunier...

Asked by JohnSunier 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Since upgrading to FF 66 Netflix videos don't play.

I had no problem playing Netflix videos before FF 66. I'm now on FF 66.0.1. I disabled all add-ons, restarted FF to no avail. This issue MIGHT be DRM related since previe… (read more)

I had no problem playing Netflix videos before FF 66. I'm now on FF 66.0.1. I disabled all add-ons, restarted FF to no avail. This issue MIGHT be DRM related since preview vids play correctly in Netflix. They aren't DRM controlled. The full videos, which are DRM controlled, do not play. 'Play DRM-Controlled Content' is checked in my FF settings. I can play full videos as expected in Chrome. I prefer not to for obvious reasons. The NF error code is F7701-1003. The msg is 'There appears to be a problem with Firefox which is preventing Netflix from starting playback'. I've gone through the steps that NF suggest for this issue. Doing that doesn't resolve the issue.

Asked by HLMSPL 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Why Isn't Everything I Visit Online Not Showing Up In My History?

Today,I just updated to Firefox 43 and I have been online and all, but now, Some of that I visit or browse online is not showing up in my history (It shows some of them b… (read more)

Today,I just updated to Firefox 43 and I have been online and all, but now, Some of that I visit or browse online is not showing up in my history (It shows some of them but not for searching stuff. For example this support websit does not show in history). I already checked on privacy and history is on Remember History but nothing have been solved. Each and everything that I visited online has shown up in my history before.How can I solve this problem? I look forward to hearing you soon.

Asked by Mew13 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Sync encountered an unknown error

Hello, I've been using my own Sync 1.5 server since January without having any issue until this week. I am unable to sync my clients, getting the "Sync encountered an err… (read more)

Hello,

I've been using my own Sync 1.5 server since January without having any issue until this week.

I am unable to sync my clients, getting the "Sync encountered an error while synching: Unknown error, Sync will try again automatically."

Here's the log: https://pastebin.mozilla.org/8836193

The problem seems to happen at line 101 (on pastebin).

Here's some more info about my setup.

Syncserver 1.5.2 installed on a local server running on Linux.

I have 1 Windows client, 2 Linux clients. None of them can sync. All uses Firefox 38.0.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Phil

Asked by GuizmoPhil 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago