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Firefox updating two profiles with places files

I run Firefox 52.9.0 32bit ESR as main browser - for reasons to do with our server I also run under a separate profile Firefox 68.12.0 ESR 32 bit for testing When using 5… (read more)

I run Firefox 52.9.0 32bit ESR as main browser - for reasons to do with our server I also run under a separate profile Firefox 68.12.0 ESR 32 bit for testing

When using 52.9.0 whenever I change a bookmark, it ALSO updates the file in the V68 profile folder! I have no idea why as both profiles should be separate. The time stamps are the same.

I need to keep the V68 profile completely isolated from the V52 so need to try and stop this unusual updating!

Both profiles are NOT local and located in F:drive under different folders. Both versions are started as:- "I:\Firefox New\firefox.exe" -P "Firefox New" and "I:\Firefox\firefox.exe" -P "Firefox Old" and the profiles.ini file points correctly

Any suggestions please - and no I can not update them as needed for specific purposes!

rgds

Asked by firefox982 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps to the bottom

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar has appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps t… (read more)

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar has appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps to the bottom that becomes pink... SOOOOOOO annoying. How can I get rid of it forever???? Sorry, do not know a proper name for this trouble!!! I wish it was clearly stated if I want this "update" and how I can get rid of it. I stopped updating anything at all at this stage! It drives me absolute bonkers, I am thinking of deleting firefox completely! Yes I use windows7 and love it, do not want to switch to 10. I have no clue what version of firefox I am using, I was updating when prompted, but fed up with this pink bar, like it sits in my livers now!!!

Asked by callita1 12 hours ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 8 hours ago

Instagram videos not playing

When I open instagram website, the videos uploaded along with the post is not playing. The thumbnail shows, but when i press the play button, it shows only black screen, … (read more)

When I open instagram website, the videos uploaded along with the post is not playing. The thumbnail shows, but when i press the play button, it shows only black screen, I can hear the audio on the video running in the background. I have the latest update for Firefox 80.0.1(64 bit) Windows 7 64 bit

Asked by donashapewear 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago

Captcha Doesn't show up. I can't authenticate in sites and entire sites don't show up.

I'm an author/writer of cozy mystery/suspense/crime/thrillers and adventure short stories. I do a LOT of research and participate in online forums for background for my … (read more)

I'm an author/writer of cozy mystery/suspense/crime/thrillers and adventure short stories. I do a LOT of research and participate in online forums for background for my books and to build my brand. I have been using Mozilla Firefox for almost 20 years and I love it. But I may be forced to change because of the two serious problems I'm having. Explanations below:

  1. 1. There are certain regular sites I go to that require me to choose images to verify I'm not a robot or click on "I'm not a Robot" in reCaptcha. I can't because those images and/or the box for eCaptcha don't show up. They're just not there. I have to sign out and sign into Microsoft Edge which I absolutely hate. If I have to change, it will probably be Google Chrome.
  1. 2. Also, many of the sites I use regularly don't show up anymore. All I can see is text down the left side. None of the images are there and I can't tell where to click to go to different pages.

This has all been going on for months. I had hoped your updates would fix this, but they haven't. I don't want to change browsers, but I may have to because I MUST be able to verify my identity and be able to see some important sites I use regularly to post comments, etc.

I hope you can help me. I'm 85 and have absolutely no technological computer knowledge so please don't send me a lot codes because I would have no idea what to do with them. I pray this can be fixed.

I have a Dell PC and am using Windows 7, 32-bit.

Thank you, Gail S. Kibby White.

Asked by GSKWAuthor 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

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Can't remove "search with yandex" pinned to my searches

I removed everything related to yandex from extensions, default search etc but I still have this thing (on the image) when I'm using address bar as a search bar. This pis… (read more)

I removed everything related to yandex from extensions, default search etc but I still have this thing (on the image) when I'm using address bar as a search bar. This pisses me off because when I was installing firefox I unchecked all the yandex related checkboxes. Can you please tell me how to remove this crap?

Asked by not2fast 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox loading pages from cache after latest update

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But no… (read more)

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But now it does the exact same thing I hate about chrome. It loads pages using cached css and javascript files. And the only way to view the updated websites is to go private mode which is very annoying. Is there an option to get around this? Or it's a software problem?

Asked by oleg.zyx 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

Suddenly, Facebook does not recognize my email/account when using Firefox. Works fine on other browsers.

I've been signing in to Facebook using Firefox for years. This week, the message "The email you’ve entered doesn’t match any account. Sign up for an account." appeared wh… (read more)

I've been signing in to Facebook using Firefox for years. This week, the message "The email you’ve entered doesn’t match any account. Sign up for an account." appeared when I tried to sign in. I have not changed the email. The email works to sign in using Opera. I have tried to troubleshoot by using Firefox Safe Mode, and Refreshing Firefox. No change. I have Googled and searched Firefox help for this problem, no luck. It worked fine in Firefox on Wednesday, then later that evening, started getting that message. What in the world? Is Facebook discouraging using Firefox? Thanks.

Asked by Kathy 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Can't Disable Protection for Now on a mixed site

A couple of months or so ago the following website quit finishing loading & playing (https://www.dabl.com/schedule?watch=) clicking the padlock does lead the informat… (read more)

A couple of months or so ago the following website quit finishing loading & playing (https://www.dabl.com/schedule?watch=) clicking the padlock does lead the information that parts of it are not secure but it does not get to Disable of Now as suggested here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/product/firefox?as=uutm_source=inproduct

I am using Firefox 80.01 on a Windows 7 Pro 64bit computer.

I have looked at so much that I don't know where else to look to be able to get back to using DABL. The DABL site used to work so well.

Asked by h.jane.brink 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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Cannot log into Yahoo since the latest update

Since the latest update to Firefox every time I try to log into Yahoo or my Yahoo email account I get a message stating successfully logged out of Yahoo, even after never… (read more)

Since the latest update to Firefox every time I try to log into Yahoo or my Yahoo email account I get a message stating successfully logged out of Yahoo, even after never being logged in. Works fine on Explorer. Is there a way to fix this? Thank you in advance

Asked by erumfelt 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox version

Many websites tell me my browser is out of date. Firefox checks it out and tells me that 66.0.5 is the most up to date version for my machine (I'm running Windows 7 32bit… (read more)

Many websites tell me my browser is out of date. Firefox checks it out and tells me that 66.0.5 is the most up to date version for my machine (I'm running Windows 7 32bit with 4 GB of ROM). are all of the releases after mine meant for other operating systems?

Asked by boba4 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

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bookmarks

Windows does not come up only DOS! Though DOS, I copied all the files to a USB... Remember, there is no windows only DOS. How can I find my old bookmarks? Thanks … (read more)

Windows does not come up only DOS! Though DOS, I copied all the files to a USB... Remember, there is no windows only DOS. How can I find my old bookmarks?

Thanks

Asked by richarddiaz 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

Firefox keeps loading info during a session.

Firefox 80.0.1 keeps running in the background, eating up my dial-up speed. This happened after loading this latest version. When starting a new session, I let the pre-fe… (read more)

Firefox 80.0.1 keeps running in the background, eating up my dial-up speed. This happened after loading this latest version. When starting a new session, I let the pre-fetching stop, and then browse. This used to work well, but not anymore.

Before 80.0.1 came out, you folks had me eliminate some pre-fetching which worked well with earlier versions, but I can find nothing on-line about this new version and what is causing it. It starts periodically during a session, and then stops, and starts again, seemingly at random. With a dial-up, this is almost unusable. Any ideas?

Asked by johnsondf 4 days ago

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certain tab crashing

I submitted this earlier and received and answer. i was told to go to the reply box but didn't see it. these are the last few crash report that FredMcd asked for bp-a6646… (read more)

I submitted this earlier and received and answer. i was told to go to the reply box but didn't see it. these are the last few crash report that FredMcd asked for bp-a6646b0f-3eb0-4ff1-a09f-d50ba0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-b6a16816-cea8-4881-b7b2-d6f580200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-2aa59490-1519-485f-98c2-ff7b40200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-36dabe9a-29a8-49e9-aad3-d2c040200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-581a7455-6f92-4c7c-a5e8-6e1cc0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-9c702891-73cf-4dec-be78-373770200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-34b1075d-64b3-41f1-a321-c77680200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-6a8a1e29-0ac0-4494-9737-0fa980200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-f2d609a0-1458-4c99-9362-8250e0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-f543d131-8517-46cd-8b11-5ea980200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-0c057fb1-2417-44cd-b848-3003a0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-5b5c2788-c4f4-41e0-9640-244400200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-6d8d2d84-0491-4082-bd8c-237ca0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-8043ca9e-4021-4cc6-adb1-8c6140200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-80eac58b-e7c0-4853-9807-5dc8b0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-1e78f58b-dc55-49d4-9911-f60190200916

Asked by bmncool1 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

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crashes

bp-a6646b0f-3eb0-4ff1-a09f-d50ba0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-b6a16816-cea8-4881-b7b2-d6f580200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-2aa59490-1519-485f-98c2-ff7b402… (read more)

bp-a6646b0f-3eb0-4ff1-a09f-d50ba0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-b6a16816-cea8-4881-b7b2-d6f580200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-2aa59490-1519-485f-98c2-ff7b40200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-36dabe9a-29a8-49e9-aad3-d2c040200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-581a7455-6f92-4c7c-a5e8-6e1cc0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-9c702891-73cf-4dec-be78-373770200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-34b1075d-64b3-41f1-a321-c77680200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-6a8a1e29-0ac0-4494-9737-0fa980200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-f2d609a0-1458-4c99-9362-8250e0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-f543d131-8517-46cd-8b11-5ea980200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-0c057fb1-2417-44cd-b848-3003a0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-5b5c2788-c4f4-41e0-9640-244400200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-6d8d2d84-0491-4082-bd8c-237ca0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-8043ca9e-4021-4cc6-adb1-8c6140200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-80eac58b-e7c0-4853-9807-5dc8b0200916 9/16/2020, 12:00 PM View bp-1e78f58b-dc55-49d4-9911-f60190200916

Asked by bmncool1 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago