Will restoring windows to a previous backup restore bookmarks?

After syncing because of lost passwords firefox deleted the bookmarks that were saved on the account. So I wonder if rstoring windows to a backup before I synced and rein… (read more)

After syncing because of lost passwords firefox deleted the bookmarks that were saved on the account. So I wonder if rstoring windows to a backup before I synced and reinstalled firefox the bookmarks data is restored as well in the backup which had firefox installed at the time with the bookmarks.

Asked by totcullen123 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 minute ago

Restart browser button

Is there a reason no one has developed a simple Restart browser button, that will open the browser in the same, last session? I know you can do it from "About:Profiles",… (read more)

Is there a reason no one has developed a simple Restart browser button, that will open the browser in the same, last session?

I know you can do it from "About:Profiles", but it would be convenient to have it on the toolbar. I'm sure a lot of people would appreciate it.

Asked by noel_envode 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 minutes ago

NO Script error/bug

When is Firefox going to get the "NO SCRIPT" issue fixed. it prevents me from using Tor and we have a Tumbler, phone accessories , candles, and affiliate digital marketin… (read more)

When is Firefox going to get the "NO SCRIPT" issue fixed. it prevents me from using Tor and we have a Tumbler, phone accessories , candles, and affiliate digital marketing and cannot use TOR browser. How much longer is this going to continue? or does anyone know a solution.

Need Help

Asked by andrewstevens1689 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 45 minutes ago

Firefox does not open links when I click on them

I'm using Windows 10 and have installed FF 92.0 as the default browser and recently installed MS Works 9. When I click on a link within a document it does not open. The … (read more)

I'm using Windows 10 and have installed FF 92.0 as the default browser and recently installed MS Works 9.

When I click on a link within a document it does not open. The cursor does change to a hand & it does say "CTRL +click to follow link https….", but that doesn’t work. However it does turn on the Underline function in the word processor.

Clicking on links has worked for years with Windows 7 and MS Works 7. I don’t see any settings in Works 7 or 9 that control this.

Is there a FF setting that enables this?

Asked by Mike109 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 57 minutes ago

Lost Passwords after Restarting Firefox

There was a clear indication that simply resetting Firefox would save passwords while hopefully improving performance. BUT ALL LOCKWISE PASSWORDS AND LOGONS HAVE APPARENT… (read more)

There was a clear indication that simply resetting Firefox would save passwords while hopefully improving performance. BUT ALL LOCKWISE PASSWORDS AND LOGONS HAVE APPARENTLY BEEN LOST. There are online instructions to copy/paste all data in the Old Firefox Data fldr to the "new profile fld" in 'about:profiles'. But the lost passwords still do not appear. Can anyone explain:

(1) is it possible to recover lost passwords from Old Firefox Data ? (2) why this happened despite false re-assurance that passwords would not be lost ?

Thanx. Boiling Madman

Asked by theblochs 2 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

how do I remove Amazon from the drop down menu that appears when I click on the search toolbar?

I just reinstalled Firefox. There was a "search with amazon.ca" at the bottom of the options when I clicked on the search toolbar. (This was not a suggested search engine… (read more)

I just reinstalled Firefox. There was a "search with amazon.ca" at the bottom of the options when I clicked on the search toolbar. (This was not a suggested search engine on the bottom row, with the other search engines -- it was popping up with the list of websites I visit.)

I deleted Amazon.ca from the list of suggested search engines and now instead of "search with Amazon.ca" it simply shows "Amazon.ca Low prices fast shipping" in its place and I can't seem to get rid of this. And I want this gone for a number of reasons, the least of which is that it takes me to Amazon.com where I don't even have an account.

Asked by jbdastardly 5 hours ago

Last reply by jbdastardly 1 hour ago

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"Say hello to a new firefox" theme options configuration

I have just installed 91.1 ESR. On opening the first time I am offered to "Choose a theme" or "Not now". I chose Not now. I expected that I would then be able to go i… (read more)

I have just installed 91.1 ESR. On opening the first time I am offered to "Choose a theme" or "Not now". I chose Not now.

I expected that I would then be able to go into the settings menu somewhere and find the options:

  • Streamlined Toolbar and menus
  • Modern tabs
  • Fresh icons and clearer messages

I do not find these under Settings nor under the installed Themes. I'm not even sure these are a Theme as much of a Style??

Any help on this is appreciated. Searching the title was of no help.

Asked by RangerZ 5 hours ago

Answered by RangerZ 3 hours ago

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Hi all, I get this notice everytime I try to access ANY website, from Google to Amazon to CNN. I read this article, but does not help, as I can't press any tab, even the… (read more)

Hi all, I get this notice everytime I try to access ANY website, from Google to Amazon to CNN. I read this article, but does not help, as I can't press any tab, even the so called link, as in the pic attached. Please help, what can I do? Thanks


edited email from public and search/spam bots view.

Asked by stefano.segre1 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

Costco.com website will not display store locations or product reviews when using FireFox browser

Costco.com website will not display store locations or product reviews when using FireFox browser. Website works fine when using Chrome browser. This is a recent proble… (read more)

Costco.com website will not display store locations or product reviews when using FireFox browser. Website works fine when using Chrome browser. This is a recent problem as all info on the Costco website displayed properly with Firefox not that long ago. As an example, when I enter my zip code to find the closest stores, nothing is displayed now when a map and store list used to come up. I've tried changing various settings, but no go. Any advice would be appreciated...

Asked by ME 21 hours ago

Last reply by ME 4 hours ago

Upgrade from Thunderbird 6 (yes 6) to 78. Can it be done without losing any data?

I have a user on Thunderbird 6 (yes version 6) while the rest of us are on 78. How best to upgrade the user to version 78 w/o losing any data or settings? Can't afford to… (read more)

I have a user on Thunderbird 6 (yes version 6) while the rest of us are on 78. How best to upgrade the user to version 78 w/o losing any data or settings? Can't afford to have anything dropped while upgrading. Thanks!

Asked by rsanders1 1 hour ago

Auto-complete in address bar suggests "bookmarks" that aren't there

v92 This issue started happening only after v92 self-installed, as far as I can tell. When I start typing in the address bar, even one letter, websites I frequently visit… (read more)

v92

This issue started happening only after v92 self-installed, as far as I can tell.

When I start typing in the address bar, even one letter, websites I frequently visit immediately autocomplete. I do NOT have these websites as saved bookmarks. I have cleared history within Firefox, with CCleaner, and with Privazer, but doing so does not affect this behavior. (CCleaner and Privazer also clear everything else, as far as I can tell.)

In Settings, under "Address Bar > When using the address bar, suggest", I have Bookmarks checked. If I uncheck Bookmarks, the behavior stops. BUT AGAIN, I DON'T HAVE THESE SITES BOOKMARKED.

I did a search in C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla for files containing the web addresses and found that they are contained in a filed called SiteSecurityServiceState.txt in one of Profiles (not the current one as far as I can tell). I don't know if this is relevant. And when I alter the web address in this file (e.g., change abc.com to axxbc.com) and save the file, the auto-complete behavior doesn't change.

Finally, I have an Excel file with hyperlinks to my favorite news and blog sites, which I use frequently. These are the same sites that are auto-completing. But if I delete this file, the behavior still occurs. I don't know how the existence of such a file could cause the behavior, but I thought I'd mention it.

Anyway, does anyone know where these addresses could be coming from or stored? Thanks.

Asked by watt 2 hours ago

Logins & Passwords

When I create a login for this website: https://empirelegal.reporterbase.com/contact the system removes the "/contact" part, therefore, it does not go to the correct logi… (read more)

When I create a login for this website: https://empirelegal.reporterbase.com/contact

the system removes the "/contact" part, therefore, it does not go to the correct login page. Why does the system remove part of my website?

Asked by DCM Ventures, LLC 5 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

I have 3 gmail.com accounts (one has been disabled). Firefox always defaults to the disabled account?

How can I define the Google (gmail.com) account that opens when I enter "gmail.com" in the search bar? The "donaldwilliams@gisthailand.org" is defunct; I cannot delete it… (read more)

How can I define the Google (gmail.com) account that opens when I enter "gmail.com" in the search bar? The "donaldwilliams@gisthailand.org" is defunct; I cannot delete it. Yet Firefox defaults to that account.

How to change the default account?

This does not occur in Safari.

Asked by dbjkwms 2 hours ago

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ESR Release Schedules\Time Lines (78=>91)

We are running FF ESR 78.14.0. I see that ESR 91.1 is now out. I have seen this article on Firefox ESR release cycle, but not able to find out what the schedule is (ie o… (read more)

We are running FF ESR 78.14.0. I see that ESR 91.1 is now out. I have seen this article on Firefox ESR release cycle, but not able to find out what the schedule is (ie overlap) for 78 and 91 releases. I am trying to do some upgrade planning. I expect 91.2 will auto upgrade and like to know how soon, otherwise I may need to manual update machines.

It would be nice if this page could be kept up to date for the relevant releases.

Driving the question is a specific issue with QuickBooks Payments not working in 78, which I am assuming has to do with something they consider obsolete security wise.

Asked by RangerZ 6 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago