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Restore Previous Session Not Working

Having used Firefox for a decade or more, I have relied on the Restore Previous Session option to open my Firefox and display the same tabs and screens as were displayed … (read more)

Having used Firefox for a decade or more, I have relied on the Restore Previous Session option to open my Firefox and display the same tabs and screens as were displayed when Firefox was closed. That no longer works. You can see in the screenshot below that the option check box is ticked.

This is a fairly recent phenomenon; however, I cannot say for certain when it started. I think it was when the last ver. 88nnn or the first ver 89 were released and installed.

What, if anything, can I do to return Firefox to Restoring Previous Session?

Asked by rabbit 14 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 14 hours ago

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Search.....

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address … (read more)

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address bar... Go back to the Google box on the homepage.... You've made it useless....

Asked by koyotee 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Firefox deletes saved passwords when forgetting a website

Previously I used to use "Forget This Website" from the History panel to quickly clear the history of a specific website. But it was not deleting it's saved passwords. No… (read more)

Previously I used to use "Forget This Website" from the History panel to quickly clear the history of a specific website. But it was not deleting it's saved passwords. Now I realize, that when I Forget a Website, it actually does delete the saved passwords too. I am confused now. Was this behavior always like this? can it be that because I have Sync on several devices, the deleted password gets restored somehow? I would like to be able to forget a website without loosing it's login details...

Asked by Danas 17 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 14 hours ago

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Apps on home page

Fire Fox has added on the home page apps for E-Bay and Amazon and took away my Tyler Paper app. I never shop Amazon and rarely shop E-Bay and do not want them on my home … (read more)

Fire Fox has added on the home page apps for E-Bay and Amazon and took away my Tyler Paper app.

I never shop Amazon and rarely shop E-Bay and do not want them on my home page. They also have two apps for my Chase bank

Asked by jpw6391 16 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 16 hours ago

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Firefox is unable to display Ä Ö Ü

Hello there. I have a 'funny' problem since last night. Fierfox in default mode is unable to display Ä Ö Ü on certain websites. It's a fresh installation without any Add… (read more)

Hello there. I have a 'funny' problem since last night. Fierfox in default mode is unable to display Ä Ö Ü on certain websites. It's a fresh installation without any Add-Ons. When entering troubleshooting mode it can display it. So the thing is: something is altering the displaymode of websites betwine modes.

where do I find the variables that do this in the config - or worse in the registry?

Asked by Yijare 4 days ago

Answered by Yijare 15 hours ago

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bing search typing auto goes into address bar

I just updated to Firefox v.89.0. When I open up a new tab, I get my Bing search engine with a text box in the middle of the page. When I start typing in this text box,… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox v.89.0. When I open up a new tab, I get my Bing search engine with a text box in the middle of the page. When I start typing in this text box, my typing automatically goes instead into the address text box. Prior to this version of Firefox, my typing stayed the in Bing (or Google, etc.) search text box. I've tried to look up solutions which sent me to About:config keyword.enabled and other settings but nothing I've tried fixes this problem. I want my search in the larger (Bing) search text box, not in the address (urlbar) text box which is much smaller text. As I said, prior to this version of FIrefox, my typing stayed in the search text box and didn't automatically get moved into the address text box. Please advise.

Asked by Khasar 2 days ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 2 days ago

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All of a sudden my bookmarks are double spaced, what happened ?

All of a sudden, my bookmarks ( and other bookmarks) are double spaced. This just happened today and I didn't make any changes. How do I get rid of the double spacing ? … (read more)

All of a sudden, my bookmarks ( and other bookmarks) are double spaced. This just happened today and I didn't make any changes. How do I get rid of the double spacing ? Thank you.

Asked by Nodpete 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Missing "Page Actions" button (ellipse, 3 dots)

The "Page Actions" button (the ellipse, or, 3 dots) that was in the row of functions following the address bar is missing. It was really handy and I used it a lot, espec… (read more)

The "Page Actions" button (the ellipse, or, 3 dots) that was in the row of functions following the address bar is missing. It was really handy and I used it a lot, especially for taking a screen shot. How can I get that button back? Thanks.

Asked by jabarnas 23 hours ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 23 hours ago

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Firefox access to a company secure customer account

I need to report a situation which may be of interest to Mozilla administration personnel where a major Canadian corporation is stating inflammatory remarks about Firefox… (read more)

I need to report a situation which may be of interest to Mozilla administration personnel where a major Canadian corporation is stating inflammatory remarks about Firefox security and is restricting Firefox access to customer online accounts. Not knowing a more direct alternative, I am seeking a contact within Mozilla management through this forum with whom I can privately discuss the situation. Any directives would be appreciated.

Asked by whilohpen 1 day ago

Answered by databaseben 1 day ago

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problem in charts in some sites like binance and etc

hi, i have a Seriously problem in charts in sites like binance but in other browsers there is not such a problem. the problem is when i move the mouse in the chart sudden… (read more)

hi, i have a Seriously problem in charts in sites like binance but in other browsers there is not such a problem. the problem is when i move the mouse in the chart suddenly the chart crash somehow and all the cursor traces became visible and i see lots of Vertical and Horizontal line that shouldn't be there. i have deleted and reinstalled firefox once i have updated my firefox to last version i have deleted all old firefox data i have updated adobe flash player but still the problem exist. please someone help me fix it

Asked by xxxneo2009 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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search bar vs address bar

Until recently, the search bar that sits under the Firefox logo on my home page was a search bar - it provided nothing but suggestions / auto-completions as I typed, and … (read more)

Until recently, the search bar that sits under the Firefox logo on my home page was a search bar - it provided nothing but suggestions / auto-completions as I typed, and the text appeared in and below the box.

The address bar, at the top of the screen, was where I typed addresses. They both did their respective jobs well.

Starting a few days ago, attempts to type in the search bar (under the Firefox logo) resulted in a mixture of suggestions, addresses, sites visited etc, appearing in and below the address bar (at the top of the page).

Is it no longer possible to have separate search and address bars? I've poked around in settings and while I've at least managed to turn the address bar into something like a search bar (no addresses or history), this seems like a second best solution - it was useful as an address bar, just as the search bar was useful as a search bar. I've lost some functionality.

Is the search bar on the home page now just a decoration? Can it be made to function again as such - offering nothing but suggestions/auto-completions? Is this an update, or a glitch in my install?

Asked by ptd55 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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My homepage and other windows open minimized when launching firefox instead of full screen as they always had previously

For the last week or two now when I launch firefox my homepage and other windows open in minimized half screen instead of full screen as they previously did. I've tried … (read more)

For the last week or two now when I launch firefox my homepage and other windows open in minimized half screen instead of full screen as they previously did. I've tried to locate solutions but so far have found none. Thank you, C

Asked by newlivingway 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Error message accessing web site

Hi all, I am running the latest version of FF and Win 10 64 bit. When I access our local DIY store, bunnings.com.au, I get an error message "some error occurred". Pressin… (read more)

Hi all,

I am running the latest version of FF and Win 10 64 bit. When I access our local DIY store, bunnings.com.au, I get an error message "some error occurred". Pressing F5 gets me to the site. This does not occur on Chrome, Edge or another PC with the same versions of FF and Win 10.

Running FF in troubleshoot mode does not resolve the issue, neither does clearing cache.

However, if I open google.com.au and search for bunnings, then click on the link in the result, I do not get the error.

Does any body have any ideas? AFAIK, it started when Bunnings moved to a new website design.

Regards,

Steve

Asked by OzSteveC 2 days ago

Answered by OzSteveC 1 day ago

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Random pages do not load correctly

Random pages do not load correctly. Sometimes pictures are obscured by a series of small green boxes or partially or wholly covered by a green box. The text appears in … (read more)

Random pages do not load correctly. Sometimes pictures are obscured by a series of small green boxes or partially or wholly covered by a green box. The text appears in these instances as either pink/purple or garbled. I have checked and rechecked all available help in the support section and followed all the suggestions. I have completely removed and reinstalled Firefox three times.

I'd like to keep Firefox as my primary browser. Please help!

Asked by bb.bubbab 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Solid colours on some webpages will not show, the background shows up in pixel/small squares instead.

Some solid colours on certain webpages do not appear whilst on Firefox. The background will show up instead of the colour the image should be. I have tried to delete the … (read more)

Some solid colours on certain webpages do not appear whilst on Firefox. The background will show up instead of the colour the image should be. I have tried to delete the cookies and cache on Firefox as well as trying Firefox in troubleshoot mode to no avail. Whilst writing this question, I have also discovered that taking a screenshot of the issue shows how the image should look as opposed to what the screen shows. Attached are some images of the issues I am facing, two images are of what appears on the screen and one image is the screenshot from the webpage which is what should have been shown. Apologies for some of the photos, I had to take a photo of the screen with my phone to show the issue. I have also closed the browser multiple times and restarted my computer, any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by charly.brookes 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago