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Need help restoring prior profile settings

Posting on behalf of a user who hit the VPN inbound queue with a question better suited for this forum: The tab bar, toolbar, and address bar placement in my Firefox Desk… (read more)

Posting on behalf of a user who hit the VPN inbound queue with a question better suited for this forum:

The tab bar, toolbar, and address bar placement in my Firefox Desktop browser has recently changed. I have been trying to revert these recent changes as they interrupt my current workflows.

I DO know which prior profile save contains the desired info however, it contains many files and I DO NOT KNOW which files I need for the bars to be restored. If you could provide me the name(s) of the file(s) that holds the bars data, I am probably saved, hopefully saved.

Asked by SUMOsJR 1 week ago

Last reply by Xogroroth 27 minutes ago

Browser freezes using Gmail and Youtube

Hello, Recently I was forced to install some "stuff" on my work laptop. Unfortunately, I am not quite sure what they installed. I have contacted my IT department and all … (read more)

Hello,

Recently I was forced to install some "stuff" on my work laptop. Unfortunately, I am not quite sure what they installed. I have contacted my IT department and all I've gotten in response is that "we haven't blocked any browser or sites."

Since this update, I find that Gmail will eventually show an error and when I go to refresh the page, the loading screen never completes. Additionally, Youtube will eventually declare that I have no connection and at that point I can no longer open new browser tabs.

I have updated Firefox, used troubleshooting mode, removed extensions, turned off ad blockers (uBlock Origin), and nothing seems to work—these issues always appear again eventually.

I would greatly prefer to not use Chrome, so if there is anything I can do to fix these issues I would be all ears to know what it is.

Thank you, John

Asked by johnvemery88 6 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago

Screen goes black.

Yesterday when my wife tried searching on her computer within the Amazon site the screen went black. She is able to pull up the Amazon website but when she tries to searc… (read more)

Yesterday when my wife tried searching on her computer within the Amazon site the screen went black. She is able to pull up the Amazon website but when she tries to search for a product the screen goes black. There will be a split second when you can see the search results but then it goes black. I do not see any pop-up blocker warning at the top.This does not happen on other websites.

Asked by greyhndfan 2 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago

XULRunner error

Dear Mozilla Community members, For a while now I get sort of an error message some time after Windows start (every time): "XULRunner Could not determine any profile runn… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community members,

For a while now I get sort of an error message some time after Windows start (every time): "XULRunner Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!"

I managed to find out that XULRunner is connected to Mozilla but I haven't found any info about this particular message so far, therefore, I would appreciate your help solving this issue.

Thank you in advance.

Kind regards, Ewelina

Asked by Ewelina 6 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

can not access aweb site

i have assurance wireless home page on my desktop and when i try to get it in firefox i get this messageInternal Server Error The server encountered an internal error… (read more)

i have assurance wireless home page on my desktop and when i try to get it in firefox i get this messageInternal Server Error

The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

Please contact the server administrator at webmaster@localhost to inform them of the time this error occurred, and the actions you performed just before this error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. Apache/2.4.25 (Debian) Server at myaccount.assurancewireless.com Port 443 works in edge and Chrome and ie/able all adons cleared cookies done everything i can even called assurance and they were able to access it not sure why i got it in edge and ie'

Asked by Mary 20 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 hours ago

moz back up says my profile is corrputed

moz back up says my profile is corrupted. my emall works in every way, but when try to use moz back u to make a back up it says my profile is corrupted . Can someone te… (read more)

moz back up says my profile is corrupted. my emall works in every way, but when try to use moz back u to make a back up it says my profile is corrupted . Can someone tell me how to fix this ? Or can someone tell what I can do that is better ?HELP!!!!!!!!

Asked by spyder3 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

After upgrading to Firefox 100 version, AJAX uploader is not working for larger files

We have a AJAX uploader (Cutewebui) in our site. It was working fine for smaller and larger files. But after upgrading firefox version to 100, it is not working. It is gi… (read more)

We have a AJAX uploader (Cutewebui) in our site. It was working fine for smaller and larger files. But after upgrading firefox version to 100, it is not working. It is giving error 'html5: the upload task is interrupted'.

For older versions it is working fine.

Please help us to resolve it.

Asked by him_nis13 6 days ago

Last reply by Chintan Shah 3 hours ago

Bookmarks

After factory resetting my laptop, all my bookmarks are gone. When I try to the *restore bookmarks*, the only date available to select is after the reset. Any help? … (read more)

After factory resetting my laptop, all my bookmarks are gone. When I try to the *restore bookmarks*, the only date available to select is after the reset. Any help?

Asked by othersidesteve 5 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

Antivirus software

Every day I am interrupted by McAfee with daily notifications across my screen saying they have detected a virus and to sign up with them. I have NEVER been a customer o… (read more)

Every day I am interrupted by McAfee with daily notifications across my screen saying they have detected a virus and to sign up with them. I have NEVER been a customer of McAfee and would like these nuisances to stop. Is there a way I can ban them from my pc. Thank you.

joann

Asked by condogal 5 hours ago

Last reply by qxyz123 5 hours ago

how to open new link in a new tab browser

For years I have been using Firefox. If I clicked on a hyperlink in any of my programs, Outlook messages, websites etc, Firefox opened a new tab. That behaviour has sud… (read more)

For years I have been using Firefox. If I clicked on a hyperlink in any of my programs, Outlook messages, websites etc, Firefox opened a new tab. That behaviour has suddenly stopped for websites including this one occasionally. It seems to still work for Outlook. Has Firefox changed its policy?

The advice on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1283295 is to edit browser.link.open_newwindow (3) 1:current tab; 2:new window; 3:new tab; But that is already set to 3.

What other settings might work? And why has this been changed?

Asked by cvhorie 4 months ago

Last reply by Heidi M Taylor 7 hours ago

auto fast scrolling randomly

no ryme or reason that i have found. not a continuous issue, works normal 3 hours, next minute boom takes off immediately to bottom, if i reverse direction action will st… (read more)

no ryme or reason that i have found. not a continuous issue, works normal 3 hours, next minute boom takes off immediately to bottom, if i reverse direction action will stop, then i drag bar back upward where it took off. I have replaced batteries in mouse thinking low voltage, not this issue, on-screen cursor will stop/n start or to me acts like too many other background apps running using all bandwidth or ram = low batt voltage =replace batt problem solved. scrolling issue does seem to happen more often in overnight hours, hard to say definitively, MS is no help, after reading 9 pg. of community scrolling issues mine is diff. no issues of randomly, this has been happening for awhile 2yrs maybe more. its the random part that confuses me, i gone threw all mouse settings on/off n firefox, windows, HP, no fix, no error, very odd, i have changed wireless mouses, i dont think i've tried a corded one, after this i will, just gotta find it. HP laptop; Gear Head MPT3200RED mouse;HDMI cord to 42" Sanyo LED TV; ANKER USB w/4 xtra slots; I never touch laptop lid is closed all time, multiple screen switch on. Its very annoying only one indention roll of wheel, one line selected in win settings, mouse receiver plugged into laptop which is approximately 6 ft. away max. there will be days works perfectly normal, n then this evening started again, probly been week maybe, i'm gonna start keeping track of every factor i can think off date, time, website, tabs active, extension s on/active eg. just now tubi going threw my list which is very long page, 6 dvd picture lines down boom takes off just caught it around line 20 outta 150 lines maybe, heres thot, internet access threw verizon hotspot using tether hi speed cable connected to Galaxy S9, if web page not fully loaded thats when action starts, once it starts doesnt matter then random part kicks in, i can restart cpu, or disconnect S9 for minute , sometimes that helps, but not always. oh. i also use onscreen keyboard to type...suks...this Q has taken over hour to type as i click one letter at a time to spell words, my hand n index finger cramping. any thots you can think of wud be most appreciated , i'll do my best at documenting incidents , thnx vic

Asked by oetkbtytr 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 8 hours ago

new 100.0.1 browser issues

I can't sing in to banking accounts with newest version of Firefox. no problem with Microsoft Edge. I keep getting this message. System Unavailable warning System is unav… (read more)

I can't sing in to banking accounts with newest version of Firefox. no problem with Microsoft Edge. I keep getting this message.

System Unavailable warning System is unavailable at this time. Please try again or contact Member Services at 315-894-9924 for assistance.

Asked by robwilloughby 4 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 8 hours ago

Often unable to get Firefox browser to load on my first attempt

Why does it often take me up to ten attempts to open the Firefox browser, all the while navigating through the same message on each attempt. "Firefox is already running b… (read more)

Why does it often take me up to ten attempts to open the Firefox browser, all the while navigating through the same message on each attempt. "Firefox is already running but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window." This problem is beyond frustrating.

Asked by garymunday 21 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 14 hours ago

Need to stop ongoing-continous Pop up Notifications to update Firefox

bold text If I accept your FireFox Update, your Notifications commence immediately. Every single web page I open , there is FireFox Update POPUP Notification, sitting ove… (read more)

bold text If I accept your FireFox Update, your Notifications commence immediately.

Every single web page I open , there is FireFox Update POPUP Notification, sitting over the top right of every singe Web page,

I close the Pop-up, If I reload the page..NEW POP UP - ""UPDATE FIREFOX

i OPEN ANY NEW PAGE, THERE IS YOUR POPUP UPDATE FIREFOX AGAIN, SITTING ATOP EVRY SHOPIING BAG, OVER HISTORY, OVER CONTROLS, OVER SIDEBAR

CAN MOZILLA NOT SEE HOW MUCH YOU ARE UPSETTING YOUR CUSTOMERS?


PLEASE ADVISE.

THANKS, EL FOX

Asked by JusticeSleuthe 18 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 15 hours ago

Deleting all of todays history instead of one entry

This has happened to me a number of times now. I think I am deleting the last entry in today's history but instead, I accidentally delete the whole today folder in histo… (read more)

This has happened to me a number of times now. I think I am deleting the last entry in today's history but instead, I accidentally delete the whole today folder in history. Last night, I did a lot of research and was counting on reviewing some of the pages in the today history (after midnight). Now, I will never be able to even know where to start. How hard would it be for Firefox to add a step requiring the user to answer Y/N to are you sure you want to delete all of today's history? Also, after all these years, one would think it would be easy to restore accidentally erased history, but after looking for hours, I can't find a viable solution at all. If only I could import the SQLite file into Excel, Word or some common program. I'm not a power user by any means, I just want my history back.

Asked by denloe573 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 15 hours ago

browser wont open

My foxfire did an automatic update. then it opened and there was a question box, "do you want to update to the latest version and reopen"... i clicked yes. and now a coup… (read more)

My foxfire did an automatic update. then it opened and there was a question box, "do you want to update to the latest version and reopen"... i clicked yes. and now a couple hours later its just showing an hour glass time icon is just popping up. Do i just need to wait for it to update? help help THANK YOU

Asked by pmonzo 20 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 17 hours ago

Firefox Bookmarks Every Page I Visit

Firefox (10.0002 64-bit) is bookmarking every single page I visit, making the bookmarking function useless to me. I just noticed this problem recently. Someone posted a … (read more)

Firefox (10.0002 64-bit) is bookmarking every single page I visit, making the bookmarking function useless to me. I just noticed this problem recently. Someone posted a similar question in 2016:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1077320

He seemed to think the problem was related to an app -- but someone else posted to that question and they did not have any new apps. Nor do I. I haven't knowingly installed any apps to Firefox in the last year.

Can someone please tell me how to stop the bookmarking function from booking pages automatically without my input?

Thanks.

Asked by b98765 21 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 18 hours ago

Firefox Ethics

Firefox gathering personal information without consent. I have used Firefox for many years without an account. Yesterday I gave in and made the mistake of entering my em… (read more)

Firefox gathering personal information without consent.

I have used Firefox for many years without an account. Yesterday I gave in and made the mistake of entering my email address into Firefox so that I could save pocket articles, as I know of no other way of saving them. That's all I gave, yet within minutes Firefox had captured my private phone number, date of birth, age, name, and details of my windows account.

I was really angry at the presumtion that Firefox felt entitled to do that. If this were acceptable it would mean for every instance of sending an email an organisation or person believes you have given them the right to delve into your personal details, which clearly cannot be right.

Please advise if this is true, does Firefox without consent harvest private information, while claiming to have a core value of being protective and ethical about personal information.

Kyle

Asked by Absorb.Everything.01 1 day ago

Last reply by James 19 hours ago