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Missing Window and tabs, not in history

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have… (read more)

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have not restarted Firefox, let alone my computer since the last time the window was seen (about half an hour ago). It's not in my Alt+Tab tray hiding. I don't even remember closing the tab--though it's possible my keyboard double pressed when I was closing another window. (It's old and has a tendency to double hit keys). But now I have lost a window with at least 20 tabs open--mostly things i had yet to deal with and don't remember the URL to get back to it.

What use is my history and ability to reopen accidentally closed windows if everything just disappears from it within half an hour after the window could've been closed?

I would prefer to keep most of my browsing on Firefox, but I can't constitute that if I'm going to lose months worth of saved tabs randomly.

Asked by tibursio 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

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Space characters incorrect; button pointing to URL ending in hash (#) not working

I am having issues with pages on DAX Guide, e.g.: https://dax.guide/now/ These issues are when using Firefox on Windows 10. I have tried with Safe mode, and turning off E… (read more)

I am having issues with pages on DAX Guide, e.g.: https://dax.guide/now/

These issues are when using Firefox on Windows 10. I have tried with Safe mode, and turning off Enhanced Tracking protection. I have made no changes to Javascript etc.

Issue 1 If I select a code example and try to run it in an external program (e.g. DAX Studio), it fails, and I have found that the reason is because the "space" characters are not ASCII code 32, which is a normal space, but instead ASCII 160. Another symptom of this is that you cannot unindent the paragraphs in a text editor (Vim), if you paste the code there. I have tested and this is not an issue with Chrome, Edge, or Opera. Also if I click on the "Try It" button, it takes you to a runnable version of the code where the spaces are correct. These are workarounds, but why is Firefox using the wrong space characters?

Issue 2 I have seen another response to this kind of question, but it did not exactly answer it: on the website as above, when you click on the "Copy" button, which points to https://dax.guide/now/#, the code is supposed to be copied to the clipboard, however it does nothing. This works without issue in the browsers mentioned above. I have noticed previously on other websites that URLs ending in hash / pound did not work in Firefox. Is this something that Firefox just does not handle, or is there a setting to enable it?

Thanks

Asked by MrDobbalina 23 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 15 hours ago

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How to find which folder a bookmark is in

Hello, Sometimes I want to know which bookmark folder I've saved a particular bookmark in. I don't necessarily want to go to that site, I just want to know where I've sav… (read more)

Hello,

Sometimes I want to know which bookmark folder I've saved a particular bookmark in. I don't necessarily want to go to that site, I just want to know where I've saved it. The options provided do not include which folder it's in. The list offered is: name, tags, location, most recent visit date, visit count, added, last modified. How can I which folder I put it in?

Thanks, Andre'a

Asked by DreaSpirit 12 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 12 hours ago

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Disable horizontal scrolling

Is there any way I can completely disable horizontal scrolling? I'm using a laptop with a trackpoint (lenovo x230, Windows 10) and it's not terribly accurate, which means… (read more)

Is there any way I can completely disable horizontal scrolling? I'm using a laptop with a trackpoint (lenovo x230, Windows 10) and it's not terribly accurate, which means scrolling whilst a youtube video is going often makes it track backwards or forwards, and another website I use uses a horizontal click to send me to the next page, which sucks. I would prefer to just be able to disable it entirely. Thanks!

I swear to god I used to have it disabled, just need to work out how again.

Asked by koco1 2 days ago

Answered by koco1 1 day ago

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"Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii")

I have started receiving "Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii") when opening some pages in FireFox tabs. Some are normally wokring, ot… (read more)

I have started receiving "Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii") when opening some pages in FireFox tabs. Some are normally wokring, others are throwing this kind of message. I wasn't even able to post this mesage from FF but other support.mozilla.org pages are working fine. Tried Troubleshoot mode, same issues.

Below are my Crash Report IDs

bp-d2e8b395-e76f-4f17-a6ce-f74530221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-94f286d3-58ac-462d-9f7d-c62db0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-a6cd1461-5da3-4ada-82a7-f1f720221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-f09520a5-d22b-4e77-9aaa-4450a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-e52ff76f-49da-478a-85c3-188490221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-af0438b5-2dc8-4f9f-9d44-27fc80221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-ccb6f322-08c0-4988-94f2-bbe2a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-607ddccf-48a7-4b99-8e60-7a0da0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-8848042f-78ef-447a-8443-3f1ee0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4265b4bd-0886-4cc1-ae99-96ed20221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-377c8550-bc41-4f92-8dbd-f1aa00221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4993fe49-f020-47ee-9216-4e1190221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-7af51c18-16c9-42e9-8913-5e0b80221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4e3db8aa-0dcb-4198-8935-029930221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4252c2fc-217e-4cd0-8efc-cbe6a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-3acf0b04-734e-4395-99eb-ed2460221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-76cc428d-b6b5-4da8-b25e-0a4620221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-683c5bb7-1251-49d4-8c3a-ec0420221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl

Asked by zakrzak 2 days ago

Answered by zakrzak 2 days ago

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Why does my Firefox periodically crash?

bp-36b73c31-e676-4a79-90c4-7a5f90221123 bp-cc1a14ca-485c-4f06-863e-f70d50221123 bp-d22b727d-9439-46b5-b9f6-b23190221123 bp-c53f0fa5-e419-4743-982c-cba090221123 bp-9a96a3e… (read more)

bp-36b73c31-e676-4a79-90c4-7a5f90221123 bp-cc1a14ca-485c-4f06-863e-f70d50221123 bp-d22b727d-9439-46b5-b9f6-b23190221123 bp-c53f0fa5-e419-4743-982c-cba090221123 bp-9a96a3ed-88eb-4f54-a38a-a56440221123

The browser (version 107) regularly crashes and then never launches. After entering failure mode, I disabled all the extensions, but it still wouldn't start. Later, I disabled the hardware acceleration, and I can start the browser, and the extensions work. But then, it still crashes occasionally and periodically. I tried to change to version 100 and also have a similar problem. Resetting Profiles would start, but it would still crash after a while. It crashes for me too.

Asked by 没牙的小朋友 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Pop Up Window

When scrolling down I choose to read an article in a new window. When I open the new window, on the right side, a pop up window appears titled “Join the Conversation” or… (read more)

When scrolling down I choose to read an article in a new window. When I open the new window, on the right side, a pop up window appears titled “Join the Conversation” or “More from Daily Express” blocking some of the article’s words. How can I stop this pop up window from appearing? Thanks.

Asked by doug5101520 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

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Sound not working

Hi, It would be of great help to me if you could give me an advice how to fix my Firefox browser in order to be able to use it with sound. It used to work untill a few m… (read more)

Hi, It would be of great help to me if you could give me an advice how to fix my Firefox browser in order to be able to use it with sound. It used to work untill a few months ago, but once, with no reason, just stopped playing sounds , no matter if I accessed a news channel, Youtube or other site that uses sounds.. for this purpose I am forced to use Chrome or Microsoft Edge, but I like more Firefox. I mention that I have an i7 laptop with a Windows 10 OS. Thank you.

Asked by calinrednic 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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What is the use of exporting password if you cannot put them back?

I export all my passwords to usb, went to other computer and ........................... needed a 2e browser (edge) to import them?? How to import passwords from usb-stic… (read more)

I export all my passwords to usb, went to other computer and ........................... needed a 2e browser (edge) to import them?? How to import passwords from usb-stick to firefox? Is this even possible? i cannot find anything to import them.!

Asked by Boca 6 months ago

Answered by Boca 6 months ago

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Bookmarks not showing in Bookmarks toolbar items anymore

Hi, Before updating Firefox yesterday, I was able to see my 2 bookmarks folders in the Firefox toolbar. Now after updating, I need to click a button with 2 chevrons point… (read more)

Hi,

Before updating Firefox yesterday, I was able to see my 2 bookmarks folders in the Firefox toolbar. Now after updating, I need to click a button with 2 chevrons pointing right which then shows me only 1 of my bookmarks folders.

There are actually 2 folders in here, which I can see if I go to the Bookmarks menu, but clicking the chevron button only shows a single folder. However the problem is that up until yesterday, those folders were right in the toolbar itself without any chevron button.

Has there been a change in the latest version? I don't see anything about this in the release notes.

Thanks,

- Tate

Asked by tate.mccormick 3 days ago

Answered by tate.mccormick 2 days ago

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Something is preventing JavaScript from working on your computer.

When I browse carsales.com.au and redbook.com.au I get the error message: We want to make sure it is actually you we are dealing with and not a robot. Please click below… (read more)

When I browse carsales.com.au and redbook.com.au I get the error message:

We want to make sure it is actually you we are dealing with and not a robot.

Please click below to access the site.

Why is this verification required? Something about your browser’s behavior has caught our attention.

There are various possible explanations for this:

   You are browsing and clicking at a speed much faster than expected of a human being.
   Something is preventing JavaScript from working on your computer.
   There is a robot on the same network (IP 180.150.36.41) as you.

Having problems accessing the site? Contact support.

I have accessed these websites many times previously without problem. Other websites appear ok.

I'm on Windows 10 pc.

Many thanks.

Asked by sniderralph 3 days ago

Answered by sniderralph 3 days ago

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Why is FireFox doing this to my web page, why is it ignoring styles and style sheets?

There are two images here the one in green is Firefox the other in Chrome. One of these is loading correctly and one is trashing the image layout. It is something that Fi… (read more)

There are two images here the one in green is Firefox the other in Chrome.

One of these is loading correctly and one is trashing the image layout.

It is something that Firefox is doing to the images...

CSS and or Styles tell Firefox what to do and Firefox is not doing it???

What can I do to render these in Firefox the way Chrome renders them?

Asked by ernest.buffington 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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Is it possible to force pages in "support.mozilla.org" dark?

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works e… (read more)

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works everywhere but in "support.mozilla.org".

How is it possible to have dark theme in Mozilla's support pages too?

Thank you very much. Prayan

Asked by prayan72 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Color management settings don't work after Windows 11 was pushed on me.

Yesterday, I put my laptop in hibernate mode like I always do. When I turned it back on, I was greeted by Microsoft asking me to install Windows 11. Of course, I declined… (read more)

Yesterday, I put my laptop in hibernate mode like I always do. When I turned it back on, I was greeted by Microsoft asking me to install Windows 11. Of course, I declined the offer several times. I then noticed that everything I had opened was now closed. So I opened everything up again, including Firefox.

My laptop has a wide-gamut display, and colours look oversaturated by default. It's one "feature" of this computer that I don't like. So, anyway, I had to fiddle with the color management settings in Firefox to get page elements like images and text not to look blindingly saturated. Aside from videos still being unchanged, the settings worked great for many months. Now, suddenly after this push for Windows 11, the color management has seemingly gone back to what it was like before I got it looking right. Nothing I change has any effect. Change settings. Restart browser. Nothing. Repeat that process until I'm ready to launch my laptop out the window.

I closed out and then re-opened Firefox. I refreshed the browser. I rebooted the system. Nothing. All color management settings don't take any effect.

Asked by ben-grieve 3 days ago

Answered by ben-grieve 3 days ago

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Add-ons on title bar disappeared

For decades, the add-ons have been displayed on my title bar. Then I had some securities issues and to change some settings and somehow, the icons on add-ons disappeared… (read more)

For decades, the add-ons have been displayed on my title bar. Then I had some securities issues and to change some settings and somehow, the icons on add-ons disappeared from the title bar. Would like to restore them to the title bar. Can I?

Asked by jagman55 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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import passwords from CSV file using Firefox Version 101.0 (64 bit)

How to import passwords from a CVS file (such as create by Keeper password manager) into Firefox Version 101? I looked at older questions (example: <<https://sup… (read more)

How to import passwords from a CVS file (such as create by Keeper password manager) into Firefox Version 101?

I looked at older questions (example: <<https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1329981 >>) but the solutions do not apply to the latest Firefox version.

Thank you in advance for your help

Asked by Dave & Linda 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Error 3000 in twitch

Hello guys, I just got a new M2 SSD and I just decided to reinstall Windows and everything on it. However, when I installed Firefox I started getting this exact error mes… (read more)

Hello guys,

I just got a new M2 SSD and I just decided to reinstall Windows and everything on it. However, when I installed Firefox I started getting this exact error message on all twitch streams: "Your browser encountered an error while decoding the video. (Error #3000):. Keep in mind I have tried most if not every "fix" I've found. I've disabled the hardware acceleration, cleared cookies and cache, I've disabled the extensions, I've tried Incognito mode, I do not have a third-party anti-virus and I do not have a VPN. This works on all other browsers and it used to work on Firefox before I wiped my PC, so that I can install Windows again. I really do not want to use a different browser, I love everything about Firefox right now.

Any suggestions will do, thank you very much.

Asked by ae.dimitar 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

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YouTube video not working,buffering?

Starting yesterday, every youtube video I try to watch never plays or is in a constant state of buffering. It works fine in Edge, and Twitch streaming has no issues so i… (read more)

Starting yesterday, every youtube video I try to watch never plays or is in a constant state of buffering. It works fine in Edge, and Twitch streaming has no issues so its definitely not my internet connection.

I've already tried clearing my cache, rebooting, clearing it again and refreshing Firefox and the issue remains. Disabled adblocker as well. I am currently on version 106.0.5

Asked by spaceferret 2 weeks ago

Answered by spaceferret 1 week ago