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Firefox got uninstalled along with Windows 10. then both were reinstalled, but Ive lost all my bookmarks. Can I retrieve them somshow?

I had to reinstall windows 10 (this was done by Microsoft with my permission) and so firefox was uninstalled (long with all apps). i have reinstalled Firefox, but can't … (read more)

I had to reinstall windows 10 (this was done by Microsoft with my permission) and so firefox was uninstalled (long with all apps). i have reinstalled Firefox, but can't retrieve my old bookmarks. I have a file of very old bookmarks, but the "import/restore" function doesn't restore or import using that file. Help please. Can the up to date bookmarks be retrieved from my uninstalled Firefox?

Asked by JOHN 12 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 months ago

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Exporting passwords: I'm being asked for my Windows 10 password but I don't have one set

I'm using Firefox 113.0.2. I want to export my logins and passwords, but when I click the 'export' option, a Windows Security window opens asking for my Windows login. I … (read more)

I'm using Firefox 113.0.2. I want to export my logins and passwords, but when I click the 'export' option, a Windows Security window opens asking for my Windows login. I don't have a Windows login set (no one else has access to my PC).

According to Firefox's own info, if you don't have a Windows password, the dialog asking for one shouldn't pop up.

I can't get past this and I've googled everything in sight. Does anyone else have a solution to this?

Thank you! Averill

Asked by Averill Buchanan 12 months ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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ESET password manager add-on issue

Hi, I recently added ESET Password Manager as an extension but I was unable to log on and use it on my laptop. In a nutshell, to be able to log on and use the extension,… (read more)

Hi,

I recently added ESET Password Manager as an extension but I was unable to log on and use it on my laptop. In a nutshell, to be able to log on and use the extension, I needed to install the app on my phone as well and sync between laptop and phone did the rest. This solved the login issue however, there is no icon on the toolbar for the extension and if I want to use the Password Manager, I have to do it on my phone.

Any ideas on how this could be solved? I have reinstalled the extension numerous times, tried troubleshooting mode as well but that is not useful with add-ons..

Thanks S

Asked by lsdigiti 12 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 12 months ago

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browser will not sync bookmarks and history from old computer

my older asus laptop had a critical failure and I needed to get a new computer and to my understanding when you have had a Firefox account for as long as I have you shoul… (read more)

my older asus laptop had a critical failure and I needed to get a new computer and to my understanding when you have had a Firefox account for as long as I have you should be able to sync your whole account to a new device to my dismay that is not the case and I have years of bookmarks and history on my account urgent fix would be appreciated.

Asked by Abyss 1 year ago

Answered by Abyss 1 year ago

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Date.prototype.toJSON() and Date.prototype.toISOString() discrepancy

console.log(new Date().toJSON()); console.log(new Date().toISOString()); // Actual output: // 2023-05-27T04:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z // Expected output: /… (read more)

console.log(new Date().toJSON()); console.log(new Date().toISOString());

// Actual output: // 2023-05-27T04:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z

// Expected output: // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z

This happens only on Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition on one of my PCs and not the other. Firefox is version 113.0.2 (64-bit) and DE is 114.0b9 (64-bit)

Anyone experienced this before?

Asked by Mathias Frost 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Warm color in videos started several days ago

Last week, mid-day one day, videos on YouTube suddenly all had a warm cast --yellowish for color, cream/beige for B&W. I have researched the issue as I can. It is not… (read more)

Last week, mid-day one day, videos on YouTube suddenly all had a warm cast --yellowish for color, cream/beige for B&W. I have researched the issue as I can. It is not my Windows night light; my drivers and PC are apparently all updated; everything is working fine. I checked to see if the same happened with Vimeo videos and it did. I'm running W10.

   Interestingly, the pop-up thumbnails one gets when hovering over the timeline as not affected; they look fine.
   One post by someone else was answered that it was a GPU driver issue; another said it's only with HD videos.
   I'm a B&W photographer and would really like to get back to normal again. 
   Any ideas?

Asked by philipu39 12 months ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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Firefox is on all 4 of my destops (Mac OS Ventura 13.2.1)

I have a 2020 Mac Mini with Ventura 13.2.1 on it. I have four virtual desktops which are part of the OS. I place various apps on the others like stocks and weather etc. t… (read more)

I have a 2020 Mac Mini with Ventura 13.2.1 on it. I have four virtual desktops which are part of the OS. I place various apps on the others like stocks and weather etc. to diminish clutter on screen. Firefox shows up on all 4 of them. I want it on only one desktop. Safari works on only one and doesn't show in the other 3 desktops. I have searched the net but haven't found anything that speaks to this in particular. Thanks for any help with this and I hope it's just a simple setting. Regards, Jim Stephens

Asked by Jimi 12 months ago

Answered by Jimi 12 months ago

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Disabling media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled does nothing

I don't like Firefox videos showing up in my media player controls, so I turned off media.hardwarekeys.enabled, but it doesn't seem to do anything anymore. I'm pretty sur… (read more)

I don't like Firefox videos showing up in my media player controls, so I turned off media.hardwarekeys.enabled, but it doesn't seem to do anything anymore. I'm pretty sure it used to work at some point, don't know when it stopped working. Even though I have it turned off, videos still appears in the Media Player on my panel, and I can play and pause them with the play/pause button on my keyboard. I have also tried disabling dom.media.mediasession.enabled, but that doesn't help either.

KDE Neon 5.27 Firefox 113.0.2

Asked by rbits0 12 months ago

Answered by rbits0 12 months ago

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Reinstalling my Firefox data from a PC that dies to a new one

My laptop died but I have been able to rescue the SSD and turn it into a USB connected external drive. I can see all data from my old PC. I have tried to copy all of my… (read more)

My laptop died but I have been able to rescue the SSD and turn it into a USB connected external drive. I can see all data from my old PC.

I have tried to copy all of my User, Local Apps Data Mozilla Profile data folders to my new Laptop but the data does not appear when I fire up Firefox on the new laptop.

The old laptop folder was c:\Users|Phil, the new laptop is C:\Users\Phill {setup of new PC added a second L to my name}

Is this an issue ?



Asked by phil.libbis 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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PDF files should not download, only open in browser

I have set .pdf files to be opened in firefox, not download and browser is still opening those in new tab and also downloading those. What could cause this problem? … (read more)

I have set .pdf files to be opened in firefox, not download and browser is still opening those in new tab and also downloading those. What could cause this problem?

Asked by huligaani83 12 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 12 months ago

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Error with facebook page

I'm using the latest version of firefox, at the moment i had a trouble. Text of timeline zone of my facebook hidden, first timeline unhide but other timeline hidden. I'm … (read more)

I'm using the latest version of firefox, at the moment i had a trouble. Text of timeline zone of my facebook hidden, first timeline unhide but other timeline hidden. I'm restart my firefox, remove and resync ... but this error continue. I'm try other browser as chrome, brave no error. How to fix it? I'm the fan of Firefox but user experience too bad with this error I'm upload some images screenshot with error and no error with chrome browser. ++

Asked by clonemux001 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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windows 10 firefox 113.0.2 and firefox developer 114.0b8 won't play videos

hello, i've facing this issue for weeks. i've completely abandoned windows server 2019 as daily os and installed windows 10 with latest patches. installed firefox and fi… (read more)

hello,

i've facing this issue for weeks. i've completely abandoned windows server 2019 as daily os and installed windows 10 with latest patches. installed firefox and firefox developer as usual and did my same settings for years. but videos can't be played on reddit, twitter and linkedin. i tried to refresh browser, disabled addons (only ublock and enhancer for youtube is installed) to be sure. but still got nothing. in my laptop with same addons and same privacy & security settings could play videos.

twitter: https://i.imgur.com/rnPSWpd.png

linkedin: https://i.imgur.com/LPrBbuA.png

i can share everything that would solves the problem. thank you in advance.

Asked by firefox_ruined_my_life 1 year ago

Answered by firefox_ruined_my_life 1 year ago

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Unwanted commercial for Avast Online Security & Privacy

Usually when I start my browser for the first time, I have the Firefox homepage only. For two weeks ago, suddenly an extra tab show up when starting: A page with a commer… (read more)

Usually when I start my browser for the first time, I have the Firefox homepage only. For two weeks ago, suddenly an extra tab show up when starting: A page with a commercial for installing "Avast Online Security & Privacy (Add to Firefox-button)".

I use Avast, but I don't want this add-on. And I certainly don't want that extra tab every time I start my pc.

I have three times searched for a solution all over in the Mozilla & Avast settings and on the net: I should go to "Add-ons and themes" - "Extensions" - and on the list "Manage Your Extensions" I should remove this add-on - but it's not there of course, because I didn't install it.

So how do I remove this tab from showing at start-up? (Google Search can't help) Appauling that someone put this tab on my pc in the first place. Both Avast and Mozilla have other ways to communicate with me about that add-on, if needed. Now I had to shut it down every day for two weeks, because I was way too busy to write you until now.

Hope you can help me.

Best regards Finn Larsen finn@fatekst.dk

Asked by finn16 11 months ago

Answered by Terry 11 months ago

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Text in search bar is scrambled when typing

With the latest update to Firefox (116.0.1) typing anything in the search bar looks as though my keyboard is mapped to everything - every keypress does something differen… (read more)

With the latest update to Firefox (116.0.1) typing anything in the search bar looks as though my keyboard is mapped to everything - every keypress does something different. This only affects Firefox, no other program behaves this way (Word, Excel, Discord, etc.).

Currently running Windows 10, AMD Ryzen 7 1800, DDR4 RAM, Malwarebytes, and ZoneAlarm Extreme Security version: 15.8.139.18543. Had to revert back to Firefox 113 to type this via downloading it via Edge.

Asked by pem79 9 months ago

Answered by Paul 9 months ago

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Photos load incorrectly in Ebay

Since Ebay changed their format for auction ads the photos that are part of the ads open as faint negatives that can barely be seen. However, if you right click on one an… (read more)

Since Ebay changed their format for auction ads the photos that are part of the ads open as faint negatives that can barely be seen. However, if you right click on one and save to a new tab they are fine.

Asked by cwilber 11 months ago

Answered by cwilber 11 months ago

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Can I pay for real person suport?

I installed Firefox at work and set my personal email address as secondary to my business address. Well, I liked Firefox so much that I decided to use it at work and at h… (read more)

I installed Firefox at work and set my personal email address as secondary to my business address. Well, I liked Firefox so much that I decided to use it at work and at home - and I removed my personal email from my business account. Unfortunately Firefox is still recognizing my personal email as the secondary address for my business account and I am completely incapable of making a new account. My bookmarks and saved passwords are all different between home and work. I NEED two individual accounts, just like how I was using my browsers with Chrome.

Asked by MikeSr 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

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Video Playback

When trying to play videos on my laptop they look terrible. The video is completely blown out and doesnt apear as it should. When turnnig on the troubleshoot mode it fixe… (read more)

When trying to play videos on my laptop they look terrible. The video is completely blown out and doesnt apear as it should. When turnnig on the troubleshoot mode it fixes it but then the video becomes choppy. I cant attach a photo because it looks normal when a screenshot is taken

Asked by jackharkin163 11 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 11 months ago