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Had firefox on my old Windows 7 computer with lots of sites bookmarked. Just bought new computer. When I download firefox to my new Windows 11 computer, how to I get al… (read more)

Had firefox on my old Windows 7 computer with lots of sites bookmarked. Just bought new computer. When I download firefox to my new Windows 11 computer, how to I get all of my bookmarks back from my old Windows 7 computer? Thanks

Asked by thomas999 4 hours ago

Last reply by Incognito Helper! 7 minutes ago

How to stop Firefox nag screens

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Ea… (read more)

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Each update seemed to change something that was working fine and didn't need changing... the last straw was making the on-screen font so small that it was nearly impossible to read.

It took me quite a while to find a way to change the font size and appearance back to something usable. That was when I decided to disable automatic updates. Now, every time I open FF or TB I get a nag screen and this is beyond annoying. There does not appear to be any way to stop this happening outside of doing complicated stuff in the registry that I am not prepared to do.

So basically, I am looking for a recommendation on the best alternative browser and mail app that I can use when I delete FF and TB. Chrome seems to work OK for a browser and although I don't like the GUI, Gmail is probably the logical choice as I use Gmail addresses. I don't need apps that work on phones as I work on a PC, so a simple clear GUI is more important to me than all kinds of clever features that I will never use :)

Cheers... John D

Asked by jon dee 5 hours ago

Last reply by Incognito Helper! 10 minutes ago

The ability to download files suddenly stops working

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at… (read more)

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at random times Firefox stops asking me where I want to save downloads. It also doesn't download them automatically. It basically ignores any commands to 'save as' or download files like PDFs. The only thing that fixes the problem is restarting FF.

I'm on the latest macOS with the latest FF version, but this has also occurred on previous versions of FF.

Any suggestions?

Asked by info6880 5 hours ago

Last reply by Incognito Helper! 14 minutes ago

firefox not opening since 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353)

firefox not opening since 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353). I reloaded Firefox. Google Chrome and Microsoft edge work OK. Task m… (read more)

firefox not opening since 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353). I reloaded Firefox. Google Chrome and Microsoft edge work OK. Task manager shows running but stats never change 0% CPU/0.2MB Memory

Asked by anew_phase 2 hours ago

Last reply by Incognito Helper! 18 minutes ago

FIrefox 96.0.1 64 bit Bank says Cookies not Enabled, cannot download statements

I tried disabling all add-ons and restarting firefox. That did not work. I tried restarting in troubleshooting mode, and that did not help. I am using Debian Linux. … (read more)

I tried disabling all add-ons and restarting firefox. That did not work. I tried restarting in troubleshooting mode, and that did not help. I am using Debian Linux.

Your browser does not appear to have cookies enabled. Cookies are required in order to access your eStatements. Please enable cookies in your browser settings and try again.

I checked cookies, and the URL has 22 cookies according to firefox.

Asked by ski.brimson 54 minutes ago

Last reply by ski.brimson 49 minutes ago

Images are displayed with different colors

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Pleas… (read more)

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Please advice

Asked by jayakrishnan.kct 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Yahoo will not load on firefox. Articles with the problem are archived & old solutions do not work now.

I have been unable to open my Yahoo email on Firefox all week. Please offer current solutions as Archived articles addressed this before but the few solutions there do no… (read more)

I have been unable to open my Yahoo email on Firefox all week. Please offer current solutions as Archived articles addressed this before but the few solutions there do not work.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to login.yahoo.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more…

Asked by mzmony 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Firefox.exe is missing from my PC

Hello. Recently I had to reset my Windows 10 because of non-stop "Not reponding" errors both offline and online. That went okay and I was able to re-connect to Firefox … (read more)

Hello. Recently I had to reset my Windows 10 because of non-stop "Not reponding" errors both offline and online. That went okay and I was able to re-connect to Firefox 96. But I was unable to find firefox.exe anywhere. My work-around was to copy my Win Apps icon to the taskbar in order to click on it.

The most relevant file I found was this one, which I guess means that FF crashed in the process of being reinstalled: firefox.exe.6892.dmp C:\Windows\old\Users\MyName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps I’m attaching an image that shows the details.

Despite not having a visible firefox.exe, FF works, except that it intermittently fails to fill in forms. When I search for Autofill Forms on the Security page, it is missing. I am a US user and via config tried pasting the autofill forms command and clicked +, but after closing FF, that function was still missing on Security.

So my question is what to do about the hidden firefox.exe and does that have anything to do with the missing autofill functionality?

In advance, thanks very much for your help.

Asked by bo.cinesthetic.30.yx 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Password Protect a Bookmarks Folder

I want to password protect a bookmarks folder. I downloaded and switched on the "Private Bookmarks" extension which as I understand it should have created a "Private Fol… (read more)

I want to password protect a bookmarks folder. I downloaded and switched on the "Private Bookmarks" extension which as I understand it should have created a "Private Folder" under "Other Bookmarks"...I closed/re-opened Firefox and nothing. What step am I missing in this process and how can I get this extension operational? Thanks for your assistance.

cheers, Iain.

Asked by fijames 2 hours ago

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (read more)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 months ago

Last reply by TNorth 2 hours ago

het verliezen van al mijn wachtwoorden tijdens het op nieuw instaleeren van Mozilla brauser

halo tijdens het op nieuw instaleeren van Mozilla brauser en andere wachtwoorden in mijn voorige eerdere mozilla browser waar al de voorige wachtwoorden in staakten waar… (read more)

halo tijdens het op nieuw instaleeren van Mozilla brauser en andere wachtwoorden in mijn voorige eerdere mozilla browser waar al de voorige wachtwoorden in staakten waardoor ik nu bevoorbeeld niet meer kan inloggen op mijn server enook al mijn faforieten ook niet meer heb alles was verwijderd wat moet ik nu doen ik hegeprobeerd het terug te vinden maar noppes en ik vind niets meerterug ik heb uuren geprobeert maarsteeds lukt het mij niet daarom vraag ik als het moogelijk is om mij daarbij te helpen om die verloren wacht woorden terug vast te krijgen wand ik kan op server niet meer binnen wand hij vraagt altijd het wachtwoord om in te loggen wandhet wachtwoord stond in mijn voorige ik hoop dat julie mij daarbij kunnen helpen allesiens bedankt

Asked by titusxox 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

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Getting tabs across full width of window

When I have a handful of tabs open, they start scrolling off-screen, despite the fact that there is plenty of room on the tab bar. In fact, tabs never seem to populate t… (read more)

When I have a handful of tabs open, they start scrolling off-screen, despite the fact that there is plenty of room on the tab bar. In fact, tabs never seem to populate the right 50% of the tab bar. I have found plenty of advice about how to set minimum and maximum sizes for the tabs themselves, but that is not my problem. I want to be able to see all of my tabs when there is plenty of room to show them. Any way to solve this?

Asked by wendiwoman2 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 3 hours ago

Can't Upload Image To Support Forum Post

Anyone know why I can't upload a simple small JPEG image to a Mozilla Support forum post? I click the "Browse..." button under "Add images (optional)" under the box where… (read more)

Anyone know why I can't upload a simple small JPEG image to a Mozilla Support forum post?

I click the "Browse..." button under "Add images (optional)" under the box where the post is typed, select the file and click the "Upload" button and it just sits there saying "Uploading Image.jpg" but the image never uploads or attaches to my post.

I have tried from both Firefox (version 96.0) and Safari (version 15.2), but I have the same problem. I can't find any info about accepted file formats and sizes for these forums, but the image is only 478KB, and is a JPEG, so I can't imagine it's too big or an unaccepted format...

I am on macOS version 11.6.2. The image file is NOT locked.

Any info or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by eric.wengrofsky 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

How can I efficiently deduce which Add On is thwarting my Firefox tabs from loading, since 5 hours ago?

6 hours ago, I shut down my Windows 10 laptop to buy lunch. 1 hour later, I turned on my laptop. But then Firefox stopped loading any tabs. My Internet — my other browse… (read more)

6 hours ago, I shut down my Windows 10 laptop to buy lunch.

1 hour later, I turned on my laptop. But then Firefox stopped loading any tabs. My Internet — my other browsers like Chrome and Edge — have all been working perfectly. See below — Firefox in "Troubleshoot Mode" works perfectly!

Therefore, is one of my ≥ 30 Add Ons the glitch? How can I most productively suss out which Add On, without disabling each of my ≥ 30 Add Ons singly?

Asked by Codidact.com 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

how can i find which authentication app i used for 2fa?

how can i find which authentication app i used for 2fa? i can't find it anywhere? I keep having to resort to recovery codes but this is not an option for pairing. … (read more)

how can i find which authentication app i used for 2fa?

i can't find it anywhere?

I keep having to resort to recovery codes but this is not an option for pairing.

Asked by fluffyalien 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

online image processor results blocked by ff as "potential security risk"

I'm using an online image processing service. OK until recently when the resulting jpeg file download is blocked by ff for "potential security risk". [Literally the DL re… (read more)

I'm using an online image processing service. OK until recently when the resulting jpeg file download is blocked by ff for "potential security risk". [Literally the DL report says blocked but my photo software shows a jpeg file created that cannot be read.] An ff clone browser gets the file OK. Also there is a manual over-ride in ff that works one file at a time. I don't see any way to automate for batch or site itself. Manual for each file is a nuisance. I really don't know what I'm dealing with here but I doubt there is a virus or security danger for my home (not networked) pc. Thanks for any assist.

PS: I see in download help here, the threat warning of PSR [potential security risk] is ambiguous. Compared to "may harm your computer", a higher level. PSR says "uses an insecure connection . . . may be corrupted or tampered with during the download process". I read this knowing that another browser, and the ff override, get the file no problem. Can a security threat be concealed in a jpeg file? FF is relying on google-based protection, I believe.

Asked by persister 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

How do I delete "Old Firefox Data" folder that somehow found it's way to my desktop?

I restored Firefox, which left a folder named "Old Firefox Data" on my desktop. How do I delete it? I can't! Even if I remove the "read only" property and remove the "den… (read more)

I restored Firefox, which left a folder named "Old Firefox Data" on my desktop.

How do I delete it? I can't!

Even if I remove the "read only" property and remove the "deny delete" setting, the damn thing won't go away!

How.Do.I.Kill.The.Folder???

I don't seem to remember Chrome or even Edge making the decision to clutter my Desktop indefinitely for no reason at all...

Asked by qpad 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago