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Why does Firefox open older windows instead of recently closed one?

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and w… (read more)

I had Firefox opened in a main windows with maybe 50 tabs of tabs I wanted to look at (documentaries, stand-up shows, stuff from work etc). I opened a second window and while navigating in the second window I mistakenly close the main. As one does, I hit Open recently closed window. Guess what? Firefox opens a window from yesterday and a few more empty ones, but not the one I just closed. Can someone help me with this?

Asked by GrammarNazi238 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 41 minutes ago

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Want to import bookmarks from Opera browser to Firefox

Is it possible to import my Opera bookmarks into Firefox? The only selections I've found in the Help file is from Microsoft Edge, Edge Legacy or Internet Explorer. Perha… (read more)

Is it possible to import my Opera bookmarks into Firefox? The only selections I've found in the Help file is from Microsoft Edge, Edge Legacy or Internet Explorer. Perhaps there might be a workaround?

Asked by lew42 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 19 hours ago

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How do I delete a saved login that is not displayed in lockwise?

I accidentally entered a password in the login field. When asked by the browser about saving the password, he answered in the negative. I was surprised when the next time… (read more)

I accidentally entered a password in the login field. When asked by the browser about saving the password, he answered in the negative. I was surprised when the next time I entered the site, I saw two login options ([LOGIN]; and [PASSWORD]) in the dropdown menu. [LOGIN] matched my login. [PASSWORD] matched my password. Both logins are without a password. There is no stored data in lockwise for this site. If you save a random password for an unnecessary login ([PASSWORD]-[1111]), then it will be displayed in lockwise. Removing an account from lockwise removes the password, but does not affect the login. The only solution I found was to change the lockwise login. ([PASSWORD]-[1111] -> [1]-[111]), But after deleting this account, the login [PASSWORD] is returned to the drop-down menu.

Asked by AquiloSpiritus 7 hours ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 5 hours ago

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Forbidden 403

When I try to access [https://www.surinenglish.com/] I got the following: Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden … (read more)

When I try to access [https://www.surinenglish.com/] I got the following:

Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. It has worked fine on this system and this browser before and still works fine in Vivaldi. No changes in AV software and no improvement when all extensions disabled. What could be causing it in FF (latest stable, Win 10)?

Asked by rafikiphoto 5 hours ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 3 hours ago

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Amazon Fire Tablet

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Ama… (read more)

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Amazon store doesn't have the app. Not sure I trust the Amazon Silk browser, but I may have no choice. I am not a tech savvy person! I don't know the difference between a bit, byte, or buttercup. If there is a way to install and use Firefox on my tablet, and sync with other devices, I would like to do so. Please explain how to do it as though you are talking to a 6 year old (who probably knows more about this stuff than I do, anyway). Thanks. rennylloyd

Asked by rennylloyd 2 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 15 hours ago

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Logins and passwords still not saved

For some strange reason Firefox is not logging me into my favorite websites automatically any more. I have to manually log in every time. The websites' login pages are au… (read more)

For some strange reason Firefox is not logging me into my favorite websites automatically any more. I have to manually log in every time. The websites' login pages are automatically filled when I move the cursor to the Username and Password fields, but I still have to click Log In. As soon as I log out and log in I am asked to "Sign In" again. I tried manually adding a website to the "Saved Logins" but that did not help. Using Windows 10 64bit.

Asked by steenwinther 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 hours ago

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I keep getting this error : SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

On my internal sites I'm getting this error SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE My other colleagues using FF v82 do not get the error. I have cleared cache and cookies , but … (read more)

On my internal sites I'm getting this error SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

My other colleagues using FF v82 do not get the error. I have cleared cache and cookies , but still not working. The browser is not even giving me an option to proceed. How can I get past this ?

Asked by life4demax 4 hours ago

Answered by life4demax 3 hours ago

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Forum? What Forum?

Where is the Forum? This is a FAQ-Site, not a forum? Why do you make it extra hard to file a bug? Or to go on an actual forum/board? What community is supposed "to help"?… (read more)

Where is the Forum? This is a FAQ-Site, not a forum? Why do you make it extra hard to file a bug? Or to go on an actual forum/board? What community is supposed "to help"?

Asked by millidaw 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Funny warning to a website

I am unable to access a website that I regularly use. There is a warning see below. "Decryption failed because the HMAC could not be validated." I have used another brows… (read more)

I am unable to access a website that I regularly use. There is a warning see below.

"Decryption failed because the HMAC could not be validated."

I have used another browser to this website and can access OK.

Any Ideas?

Asked by anditsmeagain 11 hours ago

Answered by anditsmeagain 6 hours ago

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My version of FF no longer works with FB (and quite a few other sites)

Today I see that FB fails to load my profile photo album. I get a spinning circle, description and comments section to the right is blank (or photo loads but no descripti… (read more)

Today I see that FB fails to load my profile photo album. I get a spinning circle, description and comments section to the right is blank (or photo loads but no description). I check my connection activity, it's basically at 10 kbps. I run some speed tests, no problem.

So I go to MS Edge, everything on FB loads in an instant.

So the problem is FF. And that's on top of the 50%-100% of CPU that every click on FB produces. I compared it with Edge, 5%-50% of CPU.

So before I give up on FF and switch to Edge, can someone recommend another version of FF that is relatively lightweight for a low spec laptop? The latest version is a no go, as I understand it needs at least 8-16 GB of memory (!).

Thank you.

Asked by elzach 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Printing PDF issue - Potential bug FF 82

Hello, I just recently installed FF 82 on my Mac (Catalina) and noticed a weird bug when printing PDF files. The printed page seems to have extra margins on the Top and l… (read more)

Hello, I just recently installed FF 82 on my Mac (Catalina) and noticed a weird bug when printing PDF files.

The printed page seems to have extra margins on the Top and left, so some of the info is printed off the page.

My FF version is not using the new print prompt that looks like Chrome's.

1) The document size is Letter 2) Printing with Letter paper selected and scale 100%. 3) Didn't change any margins or other settings. 4) Attached is what I got from the printer.

Is this a bug? Has anyone noticed something similar?

Asked by flavio-b 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (read more)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal 4 months ago

Answered by trevorawestphal 4 months ago

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Frequent error in rendering after updating to firefox 82

Hello everyone After updating to firefox 82 I am having issues with rendering. After every few minutes the favicons, icons etc stop displaying correctly and someitmes eve… (read more)

Hello everyone

After updating to firefox 82 I am having issues with rendering. After every few minutes the favicons, icons etc stop displaying correctly and someitmes even the content on the page is not displayed properly. Please find image attached. I either have to restart the browser or it starts working again automatically after around 1 minute.

Please suggest how to resolve this. Regards

Asked by sanchit0103 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Add-ons: Adblocker

When wanting to play a game it is said that the AdBlocker should be put off first. My steps are go to the main menu, add-ons and watch the list of my personal add-ons. … (read more)

When wanting to play a game it is said that the AdBlocker should be put off first. My steps are go to the main menu, add-ons and watch the list of my personal add-ons. I have no Adblocker in my settings in add-ons. Secondly there are many Ad Blockers and it is not said which one.

So where is this question coming from, from Mozilla itself? Anyway how do I make the Adblocker switched off then when there is no button shown at all? Might there be a failure in the provider of the game?

Asked by sideroyayasym 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Lost all old data and folders in Toolbar Bookmarks due to update sync

How is it possible to go back and revert my toolbar that synced with my work PC. I have 5 plus years of bookmarks and folders that I have lost due to the fact it synced u… (read more)

How is it possible to go back and revert my toolbar that synced with my work PC. I have 5 plus years of bookmarks and folders that I have lost due to the fact it synced up. Is the older data synced anywhere on my local Mac PC??

To Be clear-my synced version is through Mozilla which I did not know was not signed in for yearsw on my mac desktop at home but should or could've been. So therefor all my work is lost as it updated to my new work PC. The lost version is the master,

Asked by Desertspinedoc 1 day ago

Answered by Vikas Singh 17 hours ago

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Restoring Bookmarks and Passwords

Hi, I brought my computer to Best Buy for some audio issues it was having. They reset my OS and drivers and now I lost all of my Mozilla Firefox bookmarks and passwords.… (read more)

Hi,

I brought my computer to Best Buy for some audio issues it was having. They reset my OS and drivers and now I lost all of my Mozilla Firefox bookmarks and passwords. I do not have a recent JSON backup file. How can I recover these?

Thanks.

Asked by csoppet 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

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Tab,Minimize,Maximize,Close disappear and come back

Hello. I recently noticed an issue with Firefox. When I open it the first time, no Tab is showing and neither is Minimize, Maximize and Close on the top right. If I close… (read more)

Hello. I recently noticed an issue with Firefox. When I open it the first time, no Tab is showing and neither is Minimize, Maximize and Close on the top right. If I close the browser and reopen it, those 4 things that were missing, come back. I noticed a little bit later, that if I keep closing and reopening it, those 4 things keep disappearing the 1st,3rd,5th,7th,9th time I open the browser after closing it. So, as you see it's like a cycle. Other than this issue I really like Firefox. I've been using Firefox for years.

Asked by ocean-guy 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Sync no longer synchronizes any elements

Hello, Since 3-4 days, Sync no longer synchronizes any elements, from one device to another i no longer have access to my passwords saved in Lockwise or my shared tabs. I… (read more)

Hello,

Since 3-4 days, Sync no longer synchronizes any elements, from one device to another i no longer have access to my passwords saved in Lockwise or my shared tabs. I tried to disconnect all my devices then reconnect, i "forced" synchro, i installed the Lockwise Android app on my phone but but the sync runs in a vacuum so the app doesnt seem to download my data & credentials...

What can i do more to recover my data or restore sync ?

Asked by Jinx 3 months ago

Answered by the-edmeister 3 months ago

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Crashing after Windows 10 version 2004 update

After latest Windows 10 update (2004 or I don't know firefox is telling me I have Windows_NT 10.0 19041 so who knows) about month ago and after that Firefox keeps randoml… (read more)

After latest Windows 10 update (2004 or I don't know firefox is telling me I have Windows_NT 10.0 19041 so who knows) about month ago and after that Firefox keeps randomly crashing into desktop. It happens about 6-7 times in a hour! 95% of the time even crash report doesn't show up so I can't send my crash report to firefox. I have updated Firefox, downgraded it, disabled all add-ons I have tried that "media.wmf.vp9.enabled" trick and it doesn't work

What to do? I like firefox and I dont want to use Edge or Chrome. Is reinstalling Windows my only option?

Please help

Asked by mail741 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago