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I upgraded to v67.0 and I lost all of my tabs. Please help

When I upgraded to the most recent version of Firefox, I lost all of my tabs. The directions on upgrade indicated that I would not lose any tab information. However, o… (read more)

When I upgraded to the most recent version of Firefox, I lost all of my tabs. The directions on upgrade indicated that I would not lose any tab information. However, on startup of the new version, I seem to only have the option to restore from sync which I never did. I do not believe that I was instructed to do this prior to closing. I maintain 2 active open profiles, home and office, and I do not want these to be synced. I had them both set up to automatically restore the last session which was working well. I am no longer able to restore from an old session. I think this is because this is an entirely new version of Firefox and the local settings were not saved. Now I want to either recover the old tab data and apply to the new installation or restore the previous version of Firefox which might have my previous tab data. Please help.

Asked by cknopke 2 years ago

Answered by cknopke 2 years ago

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Under 'manage cookies and site data' I have an item with no site name and 3 cookies which I cannot delete.

When I highlight the offending item and click 'remove selected' it disappears. 'Save changes' takes me to the confirmation page, but the cookies are not there and clickin… (read more)

When I highlight the offending item and click 'remove selected' it disappears. 'Save changes' takes me to the confirmation page, but the cookies are not there and clicking 'confirm' achieves nothing. Next time I look the same item is back again. Any thoughts on what it might be, and how I can kill it?

Asked by florus 2 years ago

Answered by florus 2 years ago

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I want to allow a website to know my location

I know most people are trying to stop location services permissions, but I like letting sites like Yelp, etc, know where I am so they can use "current location." I have … (read more)

I know most people are trying to stop location services permissions, but I like letting sites like Yelp, etc, know where I am so they can use "current location." I have tried to use the privacy settings to add websites that I allow location permission, but that part of the site doesn't work for me. I can't add any websites in the box. I'm very smart, but I can't figure this out. I need a super intensely simplified step-by-step lesson to figure it out. I've been trying for 2 weeks on my own and am ready to dump firefox for chrome, where I can allow location permissions very easily. Please help me. Thanks.

Asked by dmancina 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Add-ons don't work after copying profile (Access to the file was denied)

I recently copied my Old Firefox profile to another folder and refreshed my Firefox Dev Edition browser. After refreshing, I copied all of the content of my old Firefox p… (read more)

I recently copied my Old Firefox profile to another folder and refreshed my Firefox Dev Edition browser. After refreshing, I copied all of the content of my old Firefox profile to the new default profile and then started the browser. Upon starting it, the browser was working with all of my previous add-ons. But whenever I close the browser and open it again, the icons of the add-ons at the overflow menu are not showing though there is space for the add-ons. Whenever I click at the add-ons, the error that 'Access to file was denied' - `The file at moz-extension://b408b31d-945f-43cb-881e-b1f4071942b6/index.html is not readable` shows up. I tried it with creating other profile folders and then copying my old profile data but it still always happens.

Any help?

Asked by Scarletti19 2 years ago

Answered by Scarletti19 2 years ago

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How to stop privacy window from opening by default

I am curious as to why every tab that is opened is a Private tab? I use this for work and the firewall does not like it at all and I can not find out how to swap it back … (read more)

I am curious as to why every tab that is opened is a Private tab? I use this for work and the firewall does not like it at all and I can not find out how to swap it back to normal windows.

Asked by wnelms 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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firefox locks onto website called microsoft... call

I used Firefox to go to lowes.com website. My computer locked up with a page indicating Microsoft had taken over the system and to call <scam phone# removed> to ge… (read more)

I used Firefox to go to lowes.com website. My computer locked up with a page indicating Microsoft had taken over the system and to call <scam phone# removed> to get system unlocked. I have uninstalled Mozilla program, and re-installed again several times. Always the same problem. When I use windows explorer, computer is OK; Does not lock-up.

Asked by robert. 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Recently Firefox has changed the format of quiltingboard.com and it is not as it shoud be. Other browers have not changed this. Help!

I check, daily, a forum, quiltingboard.com. In the last few days Firefox opens it in a new format which I do not like. I cannot change settings, etc. I have contacted … (read more)

I check, daily, a forum, quiltingboard.com. In the last few days Firefox opens it in a new format which I do not like. I cannot change settings, etc. I have contacted the moderators and they have not changed anything. Opening it in different browsers gives me the original, correct format. I would love a solution to this.

Asked by jfljwl 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Why did the firefox update delete firefox from my computer?

Firefox did an automatic update and in the process deleted itself from my computer. When I click on the shortcut I get an error message: The item firefox.exe that this … (read more)

Firefox did an automatic update and in the process deleted itself from my computer. When I click on the shortcut I get an error message: The item firefox.exe that this shortcut refers to has been changed or moved, so this shortcut will no longer work properly. I rebooted my computer but the program is completely gone. How do I get it and all of my bookmarks, etc. back again? I'm using IE (ugh) to access Mozilla's web site.

Asked by roc-doc 2 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 years ago

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New York Times free newsletters blocked by Firefox?

Newsletters I have been receiving for years abruptly stopped coming on Saturday, 5/18/19. I've been the on the phone since Sunday with different customer care representat… (read more)

Newsletters I have been receiving for years abruptly stopped coming on Saturday, 5/18/19. I've been the on the phone since Sunday with different customer care representatives and they don't have an answer. I have unsubscribed and resubscribed to the newsletters several times, but that doesn't help and I'm wondering if Firefox could be blocking my access.

Asked by sbwald 2 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 years ago

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change new tab button color

I want to change the "+" color on the new tab icon I was able to do this for the close tab "X' icon with the following css code in my userChrome.css file. .tabbrowser-tab… (read more)

I want to change the "+" color on the new tab icon

I was able to do this for the close tab "X' icon with the following css code in my userChrome.css file.

.tabbrowser-tab .close-icon:hover {

  fill: white !important;
  background-color: red !important;
  border-radius: 4px;
}

I think this code should work for the new tab icon, however I don't know the name of the new tab icon.

Please help,

Thank you

Asked by dmdbdd 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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No distinction between settings for HOME and FIRST PAGE

Both settings for the first page and the HOME page are the same. When I start Firefox, I need an EMPTY page/tab. When I click on HOME, I want a certain page (for example.… (read more)

Both settings for the first page and the HOME page are the same. When I start Firefox, I need an EMPTY page/tab. When I click on HOME, I want a certain page (for example. https://www.google.com/webhp?complete=0&hl=en). Please fix this by separating the two settings. Thanks.

Asked by btouburg 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox 67 breaks shared profile between Ubuntu and Windows10

Hi, I use Firefox on a Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot system and share the profile of the Windows partition to use the same Firefox information with both installation… (read more)

Hi,

I use Firefox on a Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot system and share the profile of the Windows partition to use the same Firefox information with both installations. After upgrading the Firefox Win10 version to 67.0, I get the error message uploaded as a picture. The Ubuntu Firefox version is also 67.0, so there is no older version that modifies the profile information.

I found this thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1259820 describing a similar question, and the chosen solution to delete the compatibility.ini from the profile folder revived the profile. However, this is not a permanent solution. Using Ubuntu Firefox after Windows Firefox is unproblematic, whereas the error reappears in Windows Firefox after using Ubuntu Firefox. I have to delete now the compatibility.ini every time I use Windows Firefox after Ubuntu Firefox, which is rather annoying. Obviously, the Ubuntu and the Windows version of Firefox 67 interpret this .ini file differently. Is there anything planned to synchronize both versions of Firefox 67 better? Or any other solution that solves this problem permanently? And no - I don't want to store my profile information on an external Sync server. Thank you for your time reading this. Any help is much appreciated.

Asked by TheCritic 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Make tab key move cursor from address bar to search bar

Until very recently (last couple of days), whenever my cursor was in the address bar, eg after pressing Ctrl+T to open a new tab, I could press the TAB key on my keyboard… (read more)

Until very recently (last couple of days), whenever my cursor was in the address bar, eg after pressing Ctrl+T to open a new tab, I could press the TAB key on my keyboard to move straight into the search bar. So if I wanted to Google "apricot" I would do Ctrl+T, TAB, apricot, enter.

Suddenly, the TAB key has started behaving differently. It now puts a black box around the 'downloads' icon on the first press, then around my favourites on the second press, and only on the third press does it move to the search bar: see video here https://youtu.be/d5yryfr4jLQ

Can anyone help me go back to the good old days?

Asked by GKW 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How do I restore a user profile?

I deleted my user profile via Profile Manager (I clicked "Don't Delete Files"). I then created another profile via Profile Manager & all info is gone. I want to res… (read more)

I deleted my user profile via Profile Manager (I clicked "Don't Delete Files"). I then created another profile via Profile Manager & all info is gone. I want to restore a profile, which is still installed on my computer, but don't know how. On the attachment photo, the bottom profile is the one I am using now. The one I want to restore and to use that one ONLY on this computer is shown above it which is dated 5/19/2019. What are my options to do this? The hyperlink below is what I used to delete the "original" profile.

Thank you as alwayshttps://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2019-05-27-07-24-06-a6b778.png

Asked by hgw53t 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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No matter the topic, the search bar responds with error even with typing in Google

I recently made Firefox my default browser and in the search bar or the address bar, matters not, any topic typed in renders a result of "error. " To locate anything, … (read more)

I recently made Firefox my default browser and in the search bar or the address bar, matters not, any topic typed in renders a result of "error. " To locate anything, I have to resort to either Safari or Google within their browsers. I like the Firefox browser but with this kind of glitch I may have made a mistake in using FFF as my default browser. Any help would be appreciated. thank you.

Asked by JRM 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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HTML5 video stuttering and laggy

I know this has probably been asked before, but none of the solutions really work for me. Playing Youtube or other video on sites like Vimeo result in choppy playback. I … (read more)

I know this has probably been asked before, but none of the solutions really work for me. Playing Youtube or other video on sites like Vimeo result in choppy playback. I have ruled out hardware problems, because playing local video works fine. This issue also occurs on Chrome, and turning on or off hardware acceleration does nothing.

Thanks for any help in advance.

Asked by misicom 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago