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Win 7: Firefox update to 115.10 esr from 91.0.2

It looks as though installing this 115.10 ESR will be a "new Install" instead of an update. 1) Will I lose my bookmarks, settings, passwords, ect? (My bookmarks have be… (read more)

It looks as though installing this 115.10 ESR will be a "new Install" instead of an update.

1) Will I lose my bookmarks, settings, passwords, ect? (My bookmarks have been collecting for years....)

2) If I try this will creating a restore point return me back to the way I was before the attempt?

Thank You All!

Asked by Longtimeuser 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Unwanted add-ons

When I check Firefox for add ons (Manage your extensions), I see the two that I installed. When I use "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" "Application Basics": Multi… (read more)

When I check Firefox for add ons (Manage your extensions), I see the two that I installed. When I use "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" "Application Basics": Multiprocess Windows "Remote Processes" , I see in addition: Amazon.co.uk Amazon.com DuckDuckGo eBay Wikipedia

How do I eliminate these?

Asked by alanjanicebarker 5 months ago

Last reply by Standard8 4 months ago

Login block

Bank longin blocked after recent Firefox update. Using Microsoft Edge, bank login worked. Do I have to go back to Edge or is there a fix? Block is by Cloudflare. Bank … (read more)

Bank longin blocked after recent Firefox update. Using Microsoft Edge, bank login worked. Do I have to go back to Edge or is there a fix? Block is by Cloudflare. Bank had me try another browser and when edge worked, they suggested updating Firefox. I checked and noted a 02/20/2024 FireFox update.

Asked by tylin12 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Need to migrate folders and files from Outlook 2007 Thunderbird

Outlook.com and Microsoft inform me that in September 2024, Outlook 2007 will no longer work for email because it does not meet their spiffy new authentication thingy. T… (read more)

Outlook.com and Microsoft inform me that in September 2024, Outlook 2007 will no longer work for email because it does not meet their spiffy new authentication thingy. They want me to quit using Windows 7, but I need it to run legacy productivity software for which there is nothing comparable. So, Windows 7 it is. I do have a dual boot system that includes Windows 10, but I don't want to mess with it for email if possible.

Microsoft suggested that Thunderbird would work, so I downloaded it. That's when everything went sideways. There is no utility to move my existing files and folders intact from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird. I tried Thunderbird's Import but it refuses to cooperate. So, last chance for Thunderbird is contacting you.

Help me make a clean transition from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird without losing contacts, folders and files.

Asked by puzzles97 1 week ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 week ago

command line firefox "Open all in tabs"

I start Firefox from a batch file (Win7) on the first boot of the day. Manually I choose my "NEWS" bookmarks folder, then slide down to "Open all in tabs". (attached imag… (read more)

I start Firefox from a batch file (Win7) on the first boot of the day. Manually I choose my "NEWS" bookmarks folder, then slide down to "Open all in tabs". (attached image) (Then I go pour a coffee while the news article tabs open and load data!)

Please and thank you, is there a way to specify this action from the command line? And if so, what is it?

I believe that I could use such a mechanism in other ways, such as opening all tabs in my "Forums" folder of bookmarks, or on Mondays, opening all tabs in my "Weekly" bookmarks folder.

Thank You, Chris

Asked by Christopher Greaves 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Pop-up Window Blocked Notification Message CSS styling

I noticed that after the recent updates, the pop-up notification for blocked pop-ups has changed from yellow to white.. This makes it very difficult to see and I almost m… (read more)

I noticed that after the recent updates, the pop-up notification for blocked pop-ups has changed from yellow to white.. This makes it very difficult to see and I almost missed it. Is there a way to revert this change using userChrome.css?

I don't understand why this unnecessary change was made. I already have my own userChrome style for the entire Firefox because it was frustrating to constantly change it back after each update.

I would appreciate any information on how to revert this change.

Thanks.

Asked by pirios 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

TLS Errors When Launching Webinars

In recent attempts to join a few webinars I am now getting more and more "TLS Errors." I have noticed that many of the solutions to this problem involve actions that do n… (read more)

In recent attempts to join a few webinars I am now getting more and more "TLS Errors." I have noticed that many of the solutions to this problem involve actions that do not solve the problem but create larger issues. Do you have a solution that works safely? I am forced to use Windows 7 unfortunately due to work systems and a long story. I think this is my primary problem but I have to keep using it until the bitter end with this PC.

I appreciate your kind help. Thanks, Clay

Asked by claytudor 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

website is loading in Korean instead of English

The Firefox browser now displays the website "chaturbate.com in an Asian language, appears to be Korean, since updating the browser. It should display in English. How can… (read more)

The Firefox browser now displays the website "chaturbate.com in an Asian language, appears to be Korean, since updating the browser. It should display in English. How can I change this? Thank you.

Asked by Ed Shepherd 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

win 7 64 bit updates

Hey folks... I am running the latest ESR version for windows 7. I know, its limited support and stuff but I have this most annoying problem that just doesn't seem to want… (read more)

Hey folks... I am running the latest ESR version for windows 7. I know, its limited support and stuff but I have this most annoying problem that just doesn't seem to want to go away.

Every day, several times a day, I am told there is an update available. I have gone in several times and downloaded and installed the latest release. The install goes fine, there are no issues. Yet, over and over again I am told there is an update... but I have the latest version installed.

In the past, I have used the "distribution" folder trick to stop updates and I have removed that a long time ago. I can't figure out why it keeps telling me there are updates, when there are none.

How can I stop this from doing updates where there are no updates to get? It's driving me nuts...

Gary :)

Asked by park-avenue 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Embedded videos not playing after Firefox update, screen turns dark green

My Firefox browser recently updated to 115.11.0esr (64-bit), and now embedded videos won't play, I can initially see a picture, but instead of starting to play, the scree… (read more)

My Firefox browser recently updated to 115.11.0esr (64-bit), and now embedded videos won't play, I can initially see a picture, but instead of starting to play, the screen turns dark green and I can only hear the sound. This happened once before recently, but then it seemed to fix itself after a week or two. How can this be fixed?

Asked by BMC 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

McAfee malware added several days ago

McAfee malware has entered the firefox browser a couple of days ago claiming viruses have been detected & requires me to click on their popup to remove it. Additiona… (read more)

McAfee malware has entered the firefox browser a couple of days ago claiming viruses have been detected & requires me to click on their popup to remove it. Additional warning follow and reoccur every couple of minutes. I don’t have McAfee Anti-virus software on my computer & have not installed any new software for some time. The anti-software I have works fine (Spybot & Microsoft Security Essentials) and detects no problems. The first application I initiate upon boot-up each morning is Firefox and that’s when the problem begins. It is somehow related to Firefox. I cannot find any processes in play.

I can open Chrome with no problems (however, Chrome no longer supports Windows 7. I’m using Windows 7 Pro. I tried all the free malware scanning programs suggested but nothing found.

I cannot find any link to Firefox Desktop Support as you suggested. Can you please forward this email to that support team.

Sincerely, [removed email and phone# from public support forum], Florida

Asked by roribe 1 month ago

Last reply by James 1 month ago

on 15.9 esr channel, last update all extensions are now disabled

Lest update to 15.9 all my extensions are now disabled. Missing Lastpass and Surfshark from my menu bar. Doesn't seem to be any way to Enable them from Extensions screen… (read more)

Lest update to 15.9 all my extensions are now disabled. Missing Lastpass and Surfshark from my menu bar. Doesn't seem to be any way to Enable them from Extensions screen.

I reloaded Lastpass from their site and this is now working on my Menu bar.

But what happened to cause this

Asked by Chris Walstow 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

eBay only load my main page when using Firefox trouble shoot mode.

My main page in eBay is only loaded when using Firefox trouble shoot mode. In regular mode the page hangs, only the headers are loaded, no detail lines. Please enable … (read more)

My main page in eBay is only loaded when using Firefox trouble shoot mode. In regular mode the page hangs, only the headers are loaded, no detail lines.

Please enable whatever that functionality elsewhere.

Asked by Mike Kaye 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

igHome infected

I have been using igHome as my Firefox home page for many years. Yesterday when I opened Firefox multiple porn pages kept opening. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox… (read more)

I have been using igHome as my Firefox home page for many years. Yesterday when I opened Firefox multiple porn pages kept opening. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and that didn't help. I tried CCleaner and Malwarebytes to scrub any issues but that has not helped. HOWEVER, if I log out of igHome the multiple pages do NOT open, so apparently this problem is related to my igHome login.

I am using Windows 7 on this laptop and I understand that is no longer supported, but is there any way to remove whatever is causing these sites to open when I log in to igHome?

Please note this problem does not occur on a newer laptop running Windows 10. I am able to use igHome with no issues.

Thanks!

Asked by stepdogmusic 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago