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Can't rollback from Firefox 91 to 89.

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of t… (read more)

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of the Proton UI junk is back. I tried disabling it again, but nothing worked. Doing a web search, it appears that Mozilla has disabled the ability to turn off Proton.

I then set about to rollback the installation back to version 89. I found a Mozilla link on this, went to their ftp server and downloaded the installation files for the last version of 89. The installation went normally, but when I opened Firefox afterwards, a little box popped up saying something to the effect of "To keep your History and Bookmarks from possibly being corrupted, Firefox must create new user profile." I exited out of this and Firefox didn't start. I attempted to restart Firefox again and the same box popped up again. The only way to get past it was to click the accept button.

I did so and Firefox started. This was clearly not version 89. As the UI is junk, it took several minutes to find out that this was now the latest version of 92!!!! I'm absolutely positive that I downloaded the correct file. When I look through the update history, it doesn't even show todays version 89 installation as happening. What a piece of junk.

I then spent 20 minutes figuring out how to revert back to my user profile, not the new one that it had created for me. I then did some research on what had happened. Well it turns out that you can't actually rollback Firefox, despite what Mozilla says. For a while they have added "downgrade protection" which automatically creates the new user profile and stops your old profile from being accessed by it. So unless you want to figure out how to spend a hundred hours reconstructing bookmarks, passwords, settings, etc. it actually isn't possible to rollback Firefox. Doesn't this violate some Microsoft rules about being able to uninstall versions of software from within Windows? If you try to do this with Firefox and go back to a previous version it blows everything up.

Does anyone know how to actually rollback Firefox to a previous version, so that Proton can be disabled?

Asked by jack.hidley 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

New Firefox Dilemma

I received a message stating that my current "Firefox" needed to be updated to '64-Bit'. I updated and lost all of my favorite icons (25+). I also have to create an entir… (read more)

I received a message stating that my current "Firefox" needed to be updated to '64-Bit'. I updated and lost all of my favorite icons (25+). I also have to create an entire new account and password as I'm told the old is not correct, ! I'm not happy in losing all of my previous information & email account on the older version that I've had for years!!!!!!! Can I retrieve, reload, etc....

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Asked by nipstoo 1 month ago

Last reply by Bithiah 1 month ago

How do I update to a specific version of firefox?

I'd like to update my mac's firefox, but not to the latest version. I know about the directory of releases, but I can't seem to find advice on what to do once I download … (read more)

I'd like to update my mac's firefox, but not to the latest version. I know about the directory of releases, but I can't seem to find advice on what to do once I download the file. I don't want to create a separate profile, or risk messing up the profile/settings I have currently. So, any thoughts? Thank you in advance for the help.

Asked by N21 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

How to downgrade Firefox only theme?

I prefer old theme of Firefox, with smaller buttons, comfortable navigation, but I'm sure, that you have users who likes new theme with large buttons and new "tab style".… (read more)

I prefer old theme of Firefox, with smaller buttons, comfortable navigation, but I'm sure, that you have users who likes new theme with large buttons and new "tab style". So... How can I downgrade only theme of Firefox? Cuz it is reallllyyyyyy not comfortable these large buttons and not minimalistic style. I prefer simple style, not easy (:

Asked by DarkDuino 5 months ago

Last reply by enkharta 4 months ago

firefox update

we don't like the 89 version. the colors are all screwed up. bad. we want the old version back. would you please turn it back to the old way, before 6-1-21? PLEASE? … (read more)

we don't like the 89 version. the colors are all screwed up. bad. we want the old version back. would you please turn it back to the old way, before 6-1-21? PLEASE?

Asked by dcoreau 4 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 4 months ago

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firefox account login

I have a firefox account for syncing my multiple computers and mobile devices. I purchased a new windows 10 laptop and installed firefox but it will not allow me to sign… (read more)

I have a firefox account for syncing my multiple computers and mobile devices. I purchased a new windows 10 laptop and installed firefox but it will not allow me to sign into my account. It says my password is wrong. I'm using the same password I used to log into this support site (from an older pc) so the password is valid. All other devices are syncing and signed in. How do I get this new installation of firefox to recognize my password?

Thanks, Mike

Asked by mikemccue 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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firefox setting import from another setting

Dear all, How can I import setting from one computer to lots of another computers for firefox setting? For example, I have setup setting as attachments, how can I impor… (read more)

Dear all, How can I import setting from one computer to lots of another computers for firefox setting? For example, I have setup setting as attachments, how can I import to another computer quickly? Thanks a lot.

Asked by 耀彰 9 months ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 9 months ago