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Windows and Tabs No Longer Saved and Restored, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode. - I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences. -… (read more)

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- I have cleared all my cache before quitting and restarting.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 24 minutes ago

Firefox download .csv files as .json

Some time in the last month or so Firefox has started downloading .csv files as .json. I need the files in .csv format so I can work with them in Excel. These are large f… (read more)

Some time in the last month or so Firefox has started downloading .csv files as .json. I need the files in .csv format so I can work with them in Excel. These are large files I don't want to deal with the trouble of converting them every time. I've started using Chrome just so the files download correctly. I can't find any setting to change to make .csv the default again.

Asked by Display Name 50 minutes ago

Is there a way to change the name/words on a tab, or its color?

As a webgroup site manager I usually have a single window open dedicated to multiple pages within the site. I can have as many as a half-dozen tabs ALL with the same name… (read more)

As a webgroup site manager I usually have a single window open dedicated to multiple pages within the site. I can have as many as a half-dozen tabs ALL with the same name - (then the page-in-use). But all I can see/read is the first part. Is there a way to 'customize' the contents/name/words showing on a tab? Or a way to change the color of the tabs to help differentiate which one is which? I'd like to be able to change "main@beta.groups.io | Messages" to just "Messages" because "main@beta.groups.io | Pending Messages" looks exactly the same until out-of-sight in the tab. Or, I'd be happy enough to make "Messages" green and "Pending Messages" to orange.

Asked by antiquetuck 56 minutes ago

only prints first page

Even when I tell the printer to print a range of pages, it will only print the first page. I spoke with HP Support already and they said the problem is with Firefox, not… (read more)

Even when I tell the printer to print a range of pages, it will only print the first page. I spoke with HP Support already and they said the problem is with Firefox, not the printer. The drivers are updated.

Asked by peainem123 3 hours ago

Only integrated webcam detected on Google Meet, works on Edge

Hi community, I tried using my new external webcam on Google Meet but the browser could not detect it, I could only see the integrated one. First I thought there was some… (read more)

Hi community,

I tried using my new external webcam on Google Meet but the browser could not detect it, I could only see the integrated one. First I thought there was something wrong with the new webcam but then I found out it works normally on Microsoft Edge. Anyone has an idea where the problem lies?

All the best,

Adam

Asked by adamfrano1 7 hours ago

Firefox 84

I have been using firefox along with xfinity for years. Firefox always logged me into xfinity automatically, BUT now is has stopped and each time I log out I have to re-… (read more)

I have been using firefox along with xfinity for years. Firefox always logged me into xfinity automatically, BUT now is has stopped and each time I log out I have to re-enter informatioion. I have looked at the configurations and all look okay. Anyone able to help me out?:)

Thanks very much Allen

Asked by allen-tina 7 hours ago

My MacBook Pro has slowed to a crawl.

After I updated to the newest Firefox on dec. 16, 2020, my computer began to operate at a terribly slow pace. Not just Firefox, everything. I worked with Apple senior adv… (read more)

After I updated to the newest Firefox on dec. 16, 2020, my computer began to operate at a terribly slow pace. Not just Firefox, everything. I worked with Apple senior advisors and their engineers to try to isolate what could be wrong. In my Mac activity monitor, the kernel_task was using over 500% of the CPU, even with no browser or application open. After 2 or 3 weeks of checking everything, Apple told me it was Firefox that was causing the slowness. I threw Firefox in the trash but nothing improved. I realized that throwing just the application in the trash did not eliminate all of Firefox, so I reinstalled it and then tried to remove anything related to Firefox from my computer. I’m not sure if I got everything, but the situation stayed the same. I reinstalled Firefox and went through all the solutions that I found on these pages. Nothing has helped. My cpu still shows amazingly high activity even when nothing is open. I cannot figure out what to do and my computer is working so slowly it is essentially useless to me. Has anyone else had this issue? Any suggestions?

Asked by kreifman 7 hours ago

Extensions

I need to know why, for a month now if I install User-Agent Switcher then I can no longer access Whatsapp PC. With the User-Agent Switcher extension installed on FireFox,… (read more)

I need to know why, for a month now if I install User-Agent Switcher then I can no longer access Whatsapp PC. With the User-Agent Switcher extension installed on FireFox, every time I access Whatsapp PC it asks me to update the Browser and to update it I have to go to restore FireFox and thus restore the Browser. Thanks for the solution

Asked by massimo.marocchio 7 hours ago

Side View Window Error

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message: XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml … (read more)

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message:

XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml Line Number 1, Column 1:

Cannot find a way to fix.

Asked by chief1622 9 hours ago

crypto wallet

hi.i have a problem i sent bitcoin from my wallet then my friends wallet..first time i was copy my friends bitcoin wallets code.and paste which i will send bitcoin tube..… (read more)

hi.i have a problem i sent bitcoin from my wallet then my friends wallet..first time i was copy my friends bitcoin wallets code.and paste which i will send bitcoin tube..but started problem.because when i copy my friends code,this code was change when i paste..final=my bitcoin sent to anyone

i used Opera browser.but i was copy wallet number and i paste same number

please help me you can contact me mexxdi0@gmail.com

Asked by mexxdi0 10 hours ago

FireFox Update has affected my twitter feed.

Hello, This problem just started with the last update or two from firefox, and the other browsers CHROME or EDGE loads the site just fine. To view how the twitter feed sh… (read more)

Hello,

This problem just started with the last update or two from firefox, and the other browsers CHROME or EDGE loads the site just fine. To view how the twitter feed should look, just load in those browsers and you will see it styled.

MY SITE https://www61.myfantasyleague.com/2020/home/15387#0

You notice the lower left twitter feed, it is not being styled by css through js. I get a console error that reads. DOMException: Permission denied to access property "frameElement" on cross-origin object

I am not sure how to fix this with a setting turned off or on maybe, or if firefox can fix in the browser, as i really dont want to use Chrome.

Thank you Dean

Asked by sticks2u 11 hours ago

Certain tabs getting unpinned on each relaunch

Instagram specifically is getting unpinned every time I restart firefox. I tried clearing its cookies and data, but that didn't help (not that I thought it would). … (read more)

Instagram specifically is getting unpinned every time I restart firefox. I tried clearing its cookies and data, but that didn't help (not that I thought it would).

Asked by doctorgate 12 hours ago

Number of Processess

When I use firefox last couple of days, my pc runs particually slow and firefox reguarlay goes into not responding. I check task manager and my firefox always appears to… (read more)

When I use firefox last couple of days, my pc runs particually slow and firefox reguarlay goes into not responding. I check task manager and my firefox always appears to have multiple processes open whether i have 4 tabs open or 1, It appears on taske manager like : Firefox (Logo) (6), and you can expand it so you can see each process individually. I search online and it reccomended i go on firefox setting on about:preferneces and ive set my process limit to one. However on task manager it still says i have 5 firefox process running. I am not the most tech savy however so dontknow if these multiple processes are the cause to my laptop runing slow. I have attached some images so my description makes sense. Thanks, Sean :)

Asked by stanmore1871 13 hours ago

"[Keyword search name] [query]" getting sent to search instead of just query

Hello Folks, I have been using keyword searches setup as bookmarks since Netscape 4 and IE 3. Something like "g" -> google.com/search?query=%s. For some reason, Fire… (read more)

Hello Folks,

I have been using keyword searches setup as bookmarks since Netscape 4 and IE 3. Something like "g" -> google.com/search?query=%s. For some reason, Firefox will sometimes correctly return a search for "test" when typing "g test" but will often return a search for "g test". This is a fairly recent issue with a function that previously worked since the inception of the browser. Why is Firefox misunderstanding the semantics of my keyword search and how do I workaround this bug?

Thanks

Asked by michaelwrightmobile 13 hours ago

Saving Firefox settings

hi, I'm having problems with Firefox on my Mac - every time Firefox is shut down, I have to relog in and authenticate myself and all my settings have gone so I have to re… (read more)

hi, I'm having problems with Firefox on my Mac - every time Firefox is shut down, I have to relog in and authenticate myself and all my settings have gone so I have to redo them again. I have tools that I use for work that use certain settings else they don't work so I have to redo them every time I reopen the browser or shut my machine down. anyone know why this might be the case?

I don't know if it's linked but when I started using this current machine last year and loaded everything on, Firefox is sitting under 'locations' rather than applications and I don't seem to able to install it anywhere else - see image attached.

Many thanks.

Asked by vikki_millard 14 hours ago

Tabs and toolbars never autohide in fullscreen on Apple Mac

OS: Catalina Model: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) (tested on Macbook pro 2018 and 2011 too) Firefox: 84.0.2 Expected functionality: First expand the window to full screen usi… (read more)

OS: Catalina Model: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) (tested on Macbook pro 2018 and 2011 too) Firefox: 84.0.2

Expected functionality: First expand the window to full screen using the green window control. The expectation is that the tab and tool bars will eventually hide, however firefox implements this - by sliding up when scrolling or just sliding up and autohiding after a short time. The tab bar should then reappear when the mouse move to the top of the screen.

Functionality Observed: Tab and tool bars never autohide. They are always there. The only way to that they hide is when a video (YouTube, Netflix) fullscreen controls are selected. Otherwise they are there on every page and that is not the expected behavior. Id like every page to autohide the top bars (similar to what all tablet/mobile device browsers do).

Settings verified: browser.fullscreen.authide= true (see image). Hide toolbars is checked (see image).

Issue I have found posted on this do not provide a concise reason as to why this behavior exists when all settings are properly set.

Asked by mchizmar 14 hours ago

bookmark list twice firefox

hallo there, (it's my first time on this forum) Recently i have two lists, one direct under the other, in my bookmarks (computer). How do i change this back to the normal… (read more)

hallo there, (it's my first time on this forum)

Recently i have two lists, one direct under the other, in my bookmarks (computer). How do i change this back to the normal 1?

PS could at be that firefox on my new telephone (and synchronisation) is the culprit?

thanks

theodoisus

Asked by theovh 14 hours ago