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I am writing to request assistance with recovering my deleted browsing history for my Firefox account. On June 18, 2024, I accidentally deleted my browsing history and I … (read more)

I am writing to request assistance with recovering my deleted browsing history for my Firefox account. On June 18, 2024, I accidentally deleted my browsing history and I am hoping there is a way to restore it.

Asked by mktsura 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 weeks ago

Firefox not working

Firefox works only in troubleshoot mode, and will not copy and paste, I tried and deleted and re-installed, no change, is there a way to run a diagnostic? . other browse… (read more)

Firefox works only in troubleshoot mode, and will not copy and paste, I tried and deleted and re-installed, no change, is there a way to run a diagnostic? . other browsers are fine.

Asked by SunnyFilms 4 weeks ago

Context Menu, 7th item cannot open in New Tab

When I open a bookmark folder and right-click on the 7th item down I cannot select Open in New Tab because the context menu is jammed up against the top of the screen (I … (read more)

When I open a bookmark folder and right-click on the 7th item down I cannot select Open in New Tab because the context menu is jammed up against the top of the screen (I believe it is called the Title Bar where resides the date and some of the system menus,) and the Open in New Tab at the top of the context menu is present, will not highlight and cannot be selected with the mouse.

FF 126.0.1 Host: Laptop AB BIOS: INSYDE Corp. 3.19 (05/29/2023) OS: Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS x86_64 DE: GNOME 42.9 (x11) Kernel: Linux 6.8.0-76060800daily20240311-generic Shell: bash 5.1.16

Asked by qpackard 1 month ago

Last reply by qpackard 1 month ago

Firefox issue

When I try to view my pictures... Firefox has started to ask, every time... "how do I want to view this JPG file. I must choose, Firefox, Internet explorer and so forth.… (read more)

When I try to view my pictures... Firefox has started to ask, every time... "how do I want to view this JPG file.

I must choose, Firefox, Internet explorer and so forth. I choose Firefox and it opens.

BUT.....

How do I get this message to STOP.... every blasted time I click on my pictures.

There's some stuff in the "about:config" that someone changed from true to false... I think...

What do I change back... so this annoying pop up.... stops....

Asked by madelene caselli 1 month ago

Unable to restore previous session following power outages & Firefox update

Hi, My computer was on during the week-end and when I came back home I noticed we had a couple of power outages. Computer restarted automatically (Win 10 22h2) and when … (read more)

Hi,

My computer was on during the week-end and when I came back home I noticed we had a couple of power outages. Computer restarted automatically (Win 10 22h2) and when I launched Firefox, it started as brand new with all my addons gone and none of the previous session restored (I had 4 Firefox browsers opened with each 20+ tabs opened).

I have tried looking at C:\Users\MYUSER\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles but found nothing of interest. Where is everything and how can I restore everything I had ?

I even tried Troubleshooting mode and downgrading to a former version of Firefox (126.0.1 64 bits).

Thanks,

Asked by aglaepheryl 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

How to fix Private Tabs that keep closing when closing out Firefox.

Before Firefox used to keep private tabs 'open and available' till you closed the page out, for iphones, ipads, etc. Now all my private tabs are closing out every time I … (read more)

Before Firefox used to keep private tabs 'open and available' till you closed the page out, for iphones, ipads, etc. Now all my private tabs are closing out every time I close the app. Before there used to be a section in settings that would allow you to turn this feature on/off, however it's not in settings anymore. I wanted to know if there is another way around this. I want to be able to keep private tabs open when I close out Firefox on my phone and ipad.Before I would have all my tabs available jut like regular browsing but now its cleared out evey time. Is there anyway to fix and change this?

Asked by j.m.3113 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Bookmarks backing up in json format.

Why is Firefox backing up my bookmarks in a json file, when Firefox itself doesn't recognise the file type when trying to restore said bookmarks? I WAS able to restore my… (read more)

Why is Firefox backing up my bookmarks in a json file, when Firefox itself doesn't recognise the file type when trying to restore said bookmarks? I WAS able to restore my bookmarks by converting the json file at https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/bookbackreader.html. But why can't Firefox just back up as an html file like it used to? I had to go off searching the internet for a solution, turning what should've been a 5 minute job into nearly an hour 😕

Asked by IanStar 1 month ago

Answered by IanStar 1 month ago

Firefox is unstable - tabs crash, pages freeze, slow

Have used Firefox for decades and suddenly it is having problems. If I surf around and have a few tabs open, some of them might crash. Firefox tries to restore them and s… (read more)

Have used Firefox for decades and suddenly it is having problems. If I surf around and have a few tabs open, some of them might crash. Firefox tries to restore them and sometimes it works and sometimes they just crash again immediately. I can go to Amazon and the page won't load completely so I can't do anything. If I try and close Firefox it won't close, it is frozen. And often, pages just load very slowly even though my internet connection is strong. This just started about a month or so ago. I have refreshed Firefox, updated it, and checked the systems on my computer. All my internal diagnostics returned "no issues." So it has to be the program.

Asked by quidom 1 month ago

Last reply by quidom 1 month ago

Why does the address bar at the top of the screen disappear when I am using firefox

All of a sudden my web address bar at the top of the screen disappears when I open a web address and I have to push my mouse to the top of the screen to make it appear? D… (read more)

All of a sudden my web address bar at the top of the screen disappears when I open a web address and I have to push my mouse to the top of the screen to make it appear? Didn't used to do this.

Asked by alexpaulsurfer 1 month ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 month ago

How to restore firefox settings and bookmarks after Windows corrupted and deleted user profile?

I restarted my Windows 11 laptop and got error message about user profile. Restarted again and looks like it was corrupted so deleted my my user profile and Firefox confi… (read more)

I restarted my Windows 11 laptop and got error message about user profile. Restarted again and looks like it was corrupted so deleted my my user profile and Firefox config and bookmarks are gone!

Still have all the files just a new user profile and the old one is gone?

Any help how to get Firefox bookmarks back would be much appreciated

Asked by BB 1 month ago

Last reply by BB 1 month ago

How do I remove the "email image..." option from the context menu?

There is an 8 years old question about it - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1123903 How do I do it now with Firefox 125+ ? … (read more)

There is an 8 years old question about it - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1123903 How do I do it now with Firefox 125+ ?

Asked by miramedon 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Enhanced Tracking Protection breaks thisamericanlife.org audio player

Hello, I'm a web developer working for the public radio show This American Life. We have a web audio player on the website and recently I noticed it stopped working in … (read more)

Hello,

I'm a web developer working for the public radio show This American Life. We have a web audio player on the website and recently I noticed it stopped working in Firefox. Looking closer at the issue, I realized that Enhanced Tracking Protection is blocking one of the scripts (pdst.fm - Spotify). Because ETP is turned on by default, I'm hoping there's a way to help bring this part of the site back to functioning without bypassing the Spotify script, as currently that's out of my power. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks very much, Mark Nicola

Asked by mark.is.at.a.computer 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Bookmarks backing up in json format.

Why is Firefox backing up my bookmarks in a json file, when Firefox itself doesn't recognise the file type when trying to restore said bookmarks? I WAS able to restore my… (read more)

Why is Firefox backing up my bookmarks in a json file, when Firefox itself doesn't recognise the file type when trying to restore said bookmarks? I WAS able to restore my bookmarks by converting the json file at https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/bookbackreader.html. But why can't Firefox just back up as an html file like to used to? I had to go off searching the internet for a solution, turning what should've been a 5 minute job into nearly an hour 😕

Asked by IanStar 1 month ago

Last reply by IanStar 1 month ago

I can't open Youtube.com. I get a message that says "Did not connect: Potential Security Issue"

Today all of the sudden, one of my computers running Firefox won't connect to Youtube at all. It says security issue with HSTS. It also says there there is nothing I can … (read more)

Today all of the sudden, one of my computers running Firefox won't connect to Youtube at all. It says security issue with HSTS. It also says there there is nothing I can do to resolve it. Surely that can't be true. Youtube runs on every other computer in the office just fine.

Here is a screen capture of the message:

Asked by kirk2892 1 month ago

Videos appear dark and orange

On a laptop running Windows 11, all videos I play in Firefox have been strangely dark and orange. Depending on their original appearance, this can make them unwatchable. … (read more)

On a laptop running Windows 11, all videos I play in Firefox have been strangely dark and orange. Depending on their original appearance, this can make them unwatchable.

This only affects videos in Firefox, and only on this laptop. Chrome, Windows video player (and Firefox on my other devices) do not share this issue. The issue affects all monitors I connect the laptop to.

I have attempted: -A thorough search of Firefox settings and found nothing related. -Refresh and reinstall of Firefox -in about:config

   gfx.color_management.native_srgb to true
   Confirmed ui.videoDynamicRange was set to to 0

None of these has helped. According to all the evidence I can find online, a similar issue was caused by a problem with HDR video files and fixed in an update 2 years ago, but I am running version 127.0 and am up to date.

Asked by christianmlong 1 month ago

Last reply by christianmlong 1 month ago

Firefox stopping all page interactions while watching videos

ever time i watch something i will go to pause it and noting will happen and if hover over a video and preview it won`t stop until i close the tab how do i turn this off?… (read more)

ever time i watch something i will go to pause it and noting will happen and if hover over a video and preview it won`t stop until i close the tab how do i turn this off?

Asked by Fealion stuff 1 month ago