speeding up Firefox

I clicked on a popup link from Firefox to speed up my browser. Came back to my computer and everything's gone, all my fast links that I had at the top of my screen, like … (read more)

I clicked on a popup link from Firefox to speed up my browser. Came back to my computer and everything's gone, all my fast links that I had at the top of my screen, like Facebook, Gmail, everything I've saved for quick links over the past 2 years. I want my computer back, just the way I had it. This is a nightmare. I'd much rather my browser run slow (it really wasn't running slow). I tried a system restore, but it didn't restore things the way I had them. Please, what do I do to reverse this nightmare, and please don't ever offer to speed up my browser again.

Asked by ginchinchili 3 days ago

Last reply by ginchinchili 2 days ago

Openresty popped up, why?

When I went to open a website I visit numerous times daily (washingtonpost.com) I wasn't taken there but was "offered the chance" to open "openresty". Why? Is this safe… (read more)

When I went to open a website I visit numerous times daily (washingtonpost.com) I wasn't taken there but was "offered the chance" to open "openresty". Why? Is this safe?

Thanks, Zintis Muiznieks

Asked by zintis 1 week ago

Last reply by zintis 6 days ago

Edit Geo-location data - Location Permissons table

Trying to access https://www.locast.org. but my location is blocked. I want to add\change\edit a permission for the above website to allow. I have previously blocked … (read more)

Trying to access https://www.locast.org. but my location is blocked.

I want to add\change\edit a permission for the above website to allow.

I have previously blocked requests for my location in Permissions => Location => Settings. I have now unchecked this. I have deleted the relevant cookies using the sites shield menu. I am unable to get the site to prompt me to allow location nor can I manually add the site to the in Permissions => Location => Settings.

I expect this to be in about:config but no idea where.

How can I correct this?

Asked by RangerZ 1 week ago

Last reply by RangerZ 6 days ago

Attention Sumo's: Users asking about redirect to OpenResty

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315389 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390 Websearch: ht… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315389

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390


Websearch: https://www.bing.com/search?q=OpenResty

OpenResty OpenResty is a web platform based on nginx which can run Lua scripts using its LuaJIT engine. The software was created by Yichun Zhang. It was originally sponsored by Taobao.com before 2011 and was mainly supported by Cloudflare from 2012 to 2016. Since 2017, it has been mainly supported by OpenResty Software Foundation and . . . .

Asked by FredMcD 6 days ago

Tree Style Tab Keeps Reappearing

The Tree Style Tab sidebar keeps coming back. It's there every time I restart Firefox. It's there when I install Firefox on a new build. It just cannot be turned off perm… (read more)

The Tree Style Tab sidebar keeps coming back. It's there every time I restart Firefox. It's there when I install Firefox on a new build. It just cannot be turned off permanently, no matter how many times I click on the X to close it.

It has become an annoyance to have to get rid of it every time I use Firefox. I have searched the forum and looked through the settings many times. There must be some way to disable the sidebar once it has been enabled. If so, what is it?

Asked by Karla 6 days ago

playing Innogames FOE

When I am playing Innogames Forge of Empires, I frequently get a message that another website is slowing my browser (Firefox). Sometimes it even locks the screen but only… (read more)

When I am playing Innogames Forge of Empires, I frequently get a message that another website is slowing my browser (Firefox). Sometimes it even locks the screen but only in FOE. Great browser and much safer and better than Alphabet soup (Chrome or their other stuff).

Asked by zl3745 6 days ago

My godaddy domain name, when entered, doesn't open properly

I'm only having this problem with the Firefox browser on my laptop. When I try to visit my domain name (www.blanketsin.com), the browser only opens the server domain as … (read more)

I'm only having this problem with the Firefox browser on my laptop. When I try to visit my domain name (www.blanketsin.com), the browser only opens the server domain as www.livejournal.com when it should be opening my personal blog at slavezombie.livejournal.com. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by Bierde 6 days ago

Firefox update caused unable to post in YouTube chat window

Just recently I've been unable to chat in YouTube channels. This started a couple of weeks ago. If I use Microsoft Edge, I have no problem chatting on the same page I c… (read more)

Just recently I've been unable to chat in YouTube channels. This started a couple of weeks ago. If I use Microsoft Edge, I have no problem chatting on the same page I can't with Firefox. When I try to chat, I get a message, "Error, try again." I tried this with another PC of mine that has the most recent version of Firefox on it and the same thing happens. I have another PC with an earlier version of Firefox on it, Ver 82.0.3 and have no problem chatting with that version. So, I can only conclude that there was something that happened with an update that blocks chatting.

Asked by starmanjb 6 days ago

downloads gone missing

hello there, after i download and watch a movie with a subtitle i dont seem to be able to access them later it says files missing or moved and have search my downloads lo… (read more)

hello there, after i download and watch a movie with a subtitle i dont seem to be able to access them later it says files missing or moved and have search my downloads location, everywhere i couldnt find em ......please help

Asked by habeebmartins16 6 days ago

lost logins and passwords after update

After recently updating firefox, my bookmarks, logins, and passwords are missing. I was able to restore the missing bookmarks, but am at a loss at to how to restore the l… (read more)

After recently updating firefox, my bookmarks, logins, and passwords are missing. I was able to restore the missing bookmarks, but am at a loss at to how to restore the logins and passwords.

Asked by dthomas9845 6 days ago

CC Cleaner shows activity in Microsoft Edge and Chromium despite not using them

I use FireFox exclusively and employ CC Cleaner to keep internet cache sizes manageable and to clear cookies. When over I run CC Cleaner in addition to the file deletion… (read more)

I use FireFox exclusively and employ CC Cleaner to keep internet cache sizes manageable and to clear cookies. When over I run CC Cleaner in addition to the file deletions from FireFox there are also files being deleted from MS Edge and Chromium. How is this possible if I never use either of those browsers? How do I prevent the MS browsers from attaching themselves to FF and in essence overriding my quest for privacy?

Asked by m.dedrick1 6 days ago

All my bookmarks have disappeared

Hi! Hoping someone can help. I opened Firefox and all of my bookmarks have vanished. The folders that used to contain them are still there and have my custom names, but … (read more)

Hi! Hoping someone can help.

I opened Firefox and all of my bookmarks have vanished. The folders that used to contain them are still there and have my custom names, but the folders are all empty.

I'm tried to restore the bookmarks from the backup within Firefox and it does not work.

I really need these for work and need help restoring them as soon as possible.

Can anyone help?

Asked by poormojo1 6 days ago

New Firefox problems

Firefox may have a bug or corrupted files. I did update it recently when asked to do so No longer runs McAfee Web-Advisor ((McAfee could not fix it) and a game runs slow… (read more)

Firefox may have a bug or corrupted files. I did update it recently when asked to do so No longer runs McAfee Web-Advisor ((McAfee could not fix it) and a game runs slow and hangs up or pauses for a couple minutes. Deep virus scan found nothing. McAfee and game run fine on Chrome (I don't like Chrome). Help please--what should I do? If uninstall and reinstall Firefox do I lose my bookmarks?

Asked by Peregrines 6 days ago

When I try to make comments in You tube I get error or other messages

bold textWhen I try to make comments in You tube I get error or other messages that will not let me post when I am in Firefox. No problem using google or other search bro… (read more)

bold textWhen I try to make comments in You tube I get error or other messages that will not let me post when I am in Firefox. No problem using google or other search browsers.How do I fix this? No I am not being blocked I am just saying thank you or ok.

Asked by ngilbo1505 6 days ago

Backing up and restoring lost tabs

I often experience situations on Firefox where I lose all of my important tabs which I never end up getting back, despite having 'restore previous session' turned on. For… (read more)

I often experience situations on Firefox where I lose all of my important tabs which I never end up getting back, despite having 'restore previous session' turned on. For instance, it happens when a software forcefully opens a "Thank you for installing" site while Firefox wasn't running, or when I accidentally open a link in a new window while being on private mode, when I meant to open it in a new private window instead..

On a different browser I used before switching to Firefox, I used to resolve this by going to it's profile location and looking at two files named "Current Session" and "Last Session". I could just rename the "Last Session" file to "Current Session", and all of my tabs would return. I was hoping Firefox would have something similar, but it seems either impossible or maybe just a bit more complicated, since I cannot find anything regarding this on the web.

Each time this happens to me, I go to my Firefox profile folder but cannot really find anything regarding sessions I could replace and restore. Only thing I managed to back up from the various important tabs I lost were six files in a fashion like this:

recovery.jsonlz4, upgrade.jsonlz4-[a lot of numbers]

Can I use these files to recover my lost tabs somehow, similar to how I used to do it in the different browser? Hopefully I'm understandable, it's a bit complicated to explain for me.

Asked by syuro 6 days ago