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about:addons not loading, safe mode did not fix

The "about:addons" page will not load, more specifically the page layout loads however it is stuck at "Loading [moving wheel]". The other pages such as "Appearance" and "… (read more)

The "about:addons" page will not load, more specifically the page layout loads however it is stuck at "Loading [moving wheel]". The other pages such as "Appearance" and "Plugins" will load, only the "Get Add-ons" tab will not. If I click "Check for Updates" (located in the [cog] drop down menu in top right) it instantly returns no updates available.

I have tried setting the theme to Default and loading Firefox in Safe Mode with addons disabled. This has not fixed the problem.

I have attempted to attach a screenshot however it is not uploading, here is a mirror: http://imgur.com/EkyFc1X Similarly, the troubleshooting plugin installed but did nothing; I used the manual copy text method however it appears to provide no usable information.

Asked by AzoMittle 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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everytime I start firefox it ask to verify my addons

everytime I start up firefox It asks me to verify my addons. these are adblock plus, adblock plus pop-up , Ageless, clean links, google privacy, https-everywhere, and a u… (read more)

everytime I start up firefox It asks me to verify my addons. these are adblock plus, adblock plus pop-up , Ageless, clean links, google privacy, https-everywhere, and a us spelchecker dictionary. plowed trough the community answers and tried about everything: refresh, delete and reinstalled, one addon at the time see if there is a problem there, reset preferences,Prefs.js, User.js and Sessionstore.js,extensions.sqlite, extensions.ini, extensions.cache, extensions.rdf fix, firefox properties are correct no admin startup ect. so in short tried about any solution out there. any way to fix this, and would downloading firefox beta help (aurora)?

thanks

Asked by RSeba 4 years ago

Answered by RSeba 4 years ago

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Why won't video download helper install in my Linux machine?(Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)?

Trying to download videos and I get an error message that I have to install the companion app. I do so and the same error messge reappears. I am running Firefox 62.0 … (read more)

Trying to download videos and I get an error message that I have to install the companion app. I do so and the same error messge reappears. I am running Firefox 62.0

Asked by jbrown1952 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Language add-ons no longer available in Firefox latest update 54.0

Help! All my language packages have been disabled while updating to Firefox 54.0: "Firefox was unable to find updates to your incompatible add-ons" and when I go to addon… (read more)

Help! All my language packages have been disabled while updating to Firefox 54.0: "Firefox was unable to find updates to your incompatible add-ons" and when I go to addons.mozilla.org, all language packages I need (including English! (GB)) show as "not available for Firefox 54.0". I'm a linguist so I really need them!! what shall I do? Do I have to go back to Firefox previous version?? Thanks for you help

Asked by AudeDL 3 years ago

Answered by AudeDL 3 years ago

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Firefox is blocking me from downloading the endnoteweb firefox extension

I've always had an firefox extension from myendnoteweb.com in my toolbar, but now forefox have blocked it. Why? And is it possible to unblock it? Also I can't submit the… (read more)

I've always had an firefox extension from myendnoteweb.com in my toolbar, but now forefox have blocked it. Why? And is it possible to unblock it? Also I can't submit the add-on to AMO since I can't download the file from endnote.

Asked by wille92 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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I can't update firefox to the latest version. I HAVE to use version 52.9.0 because ANY later version will NOT open a link in a new tab. NOTHING happens.

I can't update Firefox to the latest version. I HAVE to use version 52.9.0 because ANY later version will NOT open a link in a new tab when I right click mouse "open in n… (read more)

I can't update Firefox to the latest version. I HAVE to use version 52.9.0 because ANY later version will NOT open a link in a new tab when I right click mouse "open in new tab." NOTHING happens.

Asked by Vistamanndan 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How to move Add-on icons to the additional Add-on Bar at the bottom of the screen

I have a number of Add-ons, and the icons on some of them take up a lot of room. So the navigation bar is crammed full. I added the Add-on bar that shows up at the bott… (read more)

I have a number of Add-ons, and the icons on some of them take up a lot of room. So the navigation bar is crammed full. I added the Add-on bar that shows up at the bottom of the screen. However, I haven't figured out how to get the Add-on icons moved to the bar at the bottom. I'm sure it's something very simple but I haven't found the magic combination to do that yet.

I would appreciate any help/suggestions you can give me. Thanks for your help.

I don't know if it's relevant but I'm using two Toshiba laptops running Windows 7 and the other is Windows 10. Both are 64-bit. And it's is Firefox 42.0.

Asked by morlaine 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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iCloud Firefox Bookmarks has stopped working

When I open up Firefox an error/crash message shows up. How do I keep this from happening? I've tried loading a screenshot of the error message but it won't complete. S… (read more)

When I open up Firefox an error/crash message shows up. How do I keep this from happening?

I've tried loading a screenshot of the error message but it won't complete. Sorry.

Asked by Mitzee 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox screenshots suddenly stopped downloading my shots

Hello, Suddenly, when using the screenshots tool, it doesn't save save my shot when I screenshot it and click on the "Download" button anymore. Nothing happens and I can'… (read more)

Hello,

Suddenly, when using the screenshots tool, it doesn't save save my shot when I screenshot it and click on the "Download" button anymore.

Nothing happens and I can't see anymore that blue down arrow beside the URL bar.

Asked by Hesham_3del 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Substitute chrome addon: Video screenshot addon

Hi, I find this chrome video screenshot extension very useful: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/video-screenshotter/ppkojackhibeogijphhfnamhemklmial . It allows … (read more)

Hi, I find this chrome video screenshot extension very useful: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/video-screenshotter/ppkojackhibeogijphhfnamhemklmial . It allows me to screenshot a video from practically any website. But I am trying to get rid of chrome and stick to firefox. Is there any firefox addon similar to this? I've looked everywhere.

Asked by Computer 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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FF does not allow mega ad-on to install? why?

Mega.nz has an add-on that is verified and firefox does not want to install it because it is not verified! What to do to get that Mega add-on? … (read more)

Mega.nz has an add-on that is verified and firefox does not want to install it because it is not verified!

What to do to get that Mega add-on?

Asked by jaapsoft 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Why does Firefox open a window for Media Extractor by Technologytogo.com when I haven't clicked on a link?

When using Twitch to watch videos a new tab will suddenly open to the address http://technologyto.com/extractor.html?version=0.7.6&type=upgrade&p=0.7.5 Does Mozi… (read more)

When using Twitch to watch videos a new tab will suddenly open to the address

http://technologyto.com/extractor.html?version=0.7.6&type=upgrade&p=0.7.5

Does Mozilla know this is happening or is this some kind of virus?

Asked by Grimmley 2 years ago

Answered by Grimmley 2 years ago

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Firefox only opens in full-screen and I can't do anything at all except control-alt-delete and close Firefox!

Hi. I made a dumb mistake and installed an add-on or extension (not sure which) that I was hoping would allow me to view YouTube videos in full-screen. Unfortunately I ca… (read more)

Hi. I made a dumb mistake and installed an add-on or extension (not sure which) that I was hoping would allow me to view YouTube videos in full-screen. Unfortunately I can't recall the name of the add-on/extension.

The problem is, now every time I open Firefox it opens in "full screen" and NOTHING (including F11) will allow me to access the taskbar, the address bar, or any of the other Firefox controls. I can't do anything at all but view the home page in full-screen! The only option I have is to hit control-alt-delete and close Firefox.

I tried uninstalling and re-installing Firefox and this didn't solve the problem. Please help. Thank you!

P.S. I'm writing this in Internet Explorer since I currently can't use Firefox.

Asked by drewmaster 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Evernote Clipper does not show in tool bar and cannot be activated

I've downloaded and installed Evernote Web Clipper 6.015. It shows in my list of add-ons but it is greyed out, like it's not active. But it also doesn't give me the optio… (read more)

I've downloaded and installed Evernote Web Clipper 6.015. It shows in my list of add-ons but it is greyed out, like it's not active. But it also doesn't give me the option to activate it. Accordingly, it does not show in the toolbaar like the other add-ons, e.g. FireShot.

Asked by mbhh178 5 years ago

Answered by mbhh178 5 years ago

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tab crash when loading html files

using 61.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Linux Mint, mint 1.0 Files saved with Save Page WE 12.1 When attempting to open an html file the result is "Gah. Your tab just c… (read more)

using 61.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Linux Mint, mint 1.0 Files saved with Save Page WE 12.1 When attempting to open an html file the result is "Gah. Your tab just crashed. We can help!

Choose Restore This Tab to reload the page."

Is this fault with FF or WE? Thank you, Doug

Asked by dsiddens 2 years ago

Answered by dsiddens 2 years ago

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Some websites will not work because they want me to turn off adblock. I have deleted adblock from my expentions but all ads are still blocked.

No browsers will display ads. I have used Opera, Chrome, Firefox and Explorer. I uninstalled ad-block on those that had it but many sites still want me to turn off my non… (read more)

No browsers will display ads. I have used Opera, Chrome, Firefox and Explorer. I uninstalled ad-block on those that had it but many sites still want me to turn off my non existent ad block. I installed Win 10 over Win 7

Asked by Daddio7 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Lost settings for most addons after system crash

I had a system crash, probably with Firefox opened. After restarting PC and starting Firefox, most of the addons I have had lost all of their settings and were reset to d… (read more)

I had a system crash, probably with Firefox opened.

After restarting PC and starting Firefox, most of the addons I have had lost all of their settings and were reset to default - Tampermonkey lost all the scripts I had installed, uBlock lost all settings and rules, etc. Weirdly some extensions kept portions of their settings, like TreeTabs saved tree structure despite also getting reset to default.

Additionally Firefox also got its own settings reset to default, while the tabs from my session and bookmarks were saved.

Is there any way to recover addon and Firefox settings, is there any backup of them?

Asked by Shajirr 1 year ago

Answered by Shajirr 1 year ago

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MY flash video downloader add on dissappers . Every now and then i have to install that addon again and again.

MY flash video downloader add on dissappers . Every now and then i have to install that addon again and again. I am using winxp on my PC. This addon uninstalls automatica… (read more)

MY flash video downloader add on dissappers . Every now and then i have to install that addon again and again. I am using winxp on my PC. This addon uninstalls automatically every now and then i have to download and install the addon.

Asked by vk26patil 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago