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What directories in Windows store Profile/Sync data?

I am using Firefox Developer Edition in a work environment that only saves directories between weekly restarts by explicitly managed rules. As a result of some missing fo… (read more)

I am using Firefox Developer Edition in a work environment that only saves directories between weekly restarts by explicitly managed rules. As a result of some missing folders from my weekly restarts, I need to sign in to my Firefox account and enable sync each week. Currently my machine retains the %APPDATA%/Mozilla and %LOCALAPPDATA%/Mozilla directories + children.

What other directories are needed by Firefox Developer Edition in Windows to retain the user profile/syncing, et. al.?

Thank you for your time!

Asked by jordwms 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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ad blocker

Why was my ad blocker deleted after using it here for over 3 years? I pay for their services, yet you do not seem to care. Please resume the ad blocker to my account or… (read more)

Why was my ad blocker deleted after using it here for over 3 years? I pay for their services, yet you do not seem to care. Please resume the ad blocker to my account or refund me my money.

Asked by yomule1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Date.prototype.toJSON() and Date.prototype.toISOString() discrepancy

console.log(new Date().toJSON()); console.log(new Date().toISOString()); // Actual output: // 2023-05-27T04:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z // Expected output: /… (read more)

console.log(new Date().toJSON()); console.log(new Date().toISOString());

// Actual output: // 2023-05-27T04:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z

// Expected output: // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.004Z // 2023-05-27T06:21:13.005Z

This happens only on Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition on one of my PCs and not the other. Firefox is version 113.0.2 (64-bit) and DE is 114.0b9 (64-bit)

Anyone experienced this before?

Asked by Mathias Frost 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Not possible to log into a WEB-site with valid certificate.

Hello At the moment I is not able to log into an official Spanish WEB-site using Firefox version: 113.0.2 (64-bit) /Windows 11. I have sent the following question to the… (read more)

Hello At the moment I is not able to log into an official Spanish WEB-site using Firefox version: 113.0.2 (64-bit) /Windows 11. I have sent the following question to the certificate issuer (accv.es):

I have a certificate issued by you which is verified OK. It works fine with:
https://sede.agenciatributaria.gob.es
https://www.suma.es

but with dgt: https://sede.dgt.gob.es/es/ I get this message when trying to log in to 'mi DGT': XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: https://sede.dgt.gob.es/es/mi_dgt/index.shtml Line Number 1, Column 1: Can you help find the solution to the problem.? I can not find a DGT-contact to ask for help Best regards Morten Brinch

Accv.es have so far not given me any clues to what I can do.

Anyone having suggestions how to fix the problem ?

best regards Morten Brinch

Asked by morten6 1 year ago

Last reply by morten6 1 year ago

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Unable to access the Amazon Connect CCP

The following issue may occur if you embed the Amazon Connect Contact Control Panel (CCP) into your agent application and your users access the Amazon Connect CCP using t… (read more)

The following issue may occur if you embed the Amazon Connect Contact Control Panel (CCP) into your agent application and your users access the Amazon Connect CCP using the Firefox web browser with Enhanced Tracking Protection browser setting set to Strict.

An upgrade to Firefox, specifically Firefox non-ESR version 86 released on February 23, 2021, introduced Total Cookie Protection

which modified cookie sharing behavior across sites for users with Enhanced Tracking Protection set to Strict (Firefox defaults to Standard). Users with this specific browser setting and version combination may be unable to access the Amazon Connect CCP when embedded in another application, preventing them from handling contacts.

To prevent impact to your users (agents), we recommend that your users do one of the following:

  1. Confirm (or set) Enhanced Tracking Protection as Standard in their browser settings. Users can do this by following instructions documented here.


  1. Do not upgrade their Firefox browser version to v86 or higher.
  1. Use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge to access the Amazon Connect CCP.


That's how AWS is blocking firefox users to access the sound in a firefox browser. How to fix that?

Asked by Shafi Ektider Zarif 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

Firefox Crashes Minutes After Start Up

I have been using an old version of Firefox (109.0.1). I am not typically using a newer version because of an essential - to me - add-on which hasn't been updated, and wh… (read more)

I have been using an old version of Firefox (109.0.1). I am not typically using a newer version because of an essential - to me - add-on which hasn't been updated, and which doesn't work in more recent versions.

On macOS Sierra this old version of Firefox crashes. Troubleshooting mode (I was prompted a number of times) and restarting the browser appears to eventually resolve the crash, but finally there is an issue with the memory and the browser doesn't "work."

The reason for the crash given is " MozCrashReason: Failed to load critical module "resource://gre/modules/WebNavigation.jsm" "

The crash report text is reproduced below: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

AdapterDeviceID: 0x6821 AdapterVendorID: 0x1002 Add-ons: support%40lastpass.com:4.126.0.1,%7Bd10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d%7D:3.23,%7B65e41d20-f092-41b7-bb83-c6e8a9ab0f57%7D:1.2.9,firefox-prod-suspender%40firefox-workona.com:1.1.0,%7B7d2676a5-0546-4e2a-9019-aa9d8345be1e%7D:0.4.5,%7B45f2dc53-96cd-4c41-91f6-f4a73a8fb2b0%7D:5.2.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.1,webcompat%40mozilla.org:109.0.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0.1,pictureinpicture%40mozilla.org:1.0.0,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,ebay%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.2,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,default-theme%40mozilla.org:1.3,addons-search-detection%40mozilla.com:2.0.0 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 22274048 AvailableSwapMemory: 1025769472 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20230127170202 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 3 CrashTime: 1709070070 DOMFissionEnabled: 1 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 EMCheckCompatibility: true EventLoopNestingLevel: 1 GpuSandboxLevel: 0 GraphicsNumRenderers: 6 HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1685805973 JSOutOfMemory: Reported MacAvailableMemorySysctl: 1 MacMemoryPressure: Normal MacMemoryPressureCriticalTime: Unset MacMemoryPressureNormalTime: 1709070001 MacMemoryPressureSysctl: 1 MacMemoryPressureWarningTime: Unset MozCrashReason: Failed to load critical module "resource://gre/modules/WebNavigation.jsm" Notes: FP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR+ GL Context? GL Context+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox PurgeablePhysicalMemory: 15732736 ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 41204 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1709070000 SubmittedFrom: Client TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20230127170202","version":"109.0.1","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"109.0.1","platformVersion":"109.0.1","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-gcc3","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":16384,"virtualMaxMB":null,"cpu":{"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2","hasAVX","hasAVX2","hasAES"]},"os":{"name":"Darwin","version":"16.7.0","locale":"en-US"},"hdd":{"profile":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null},"binary":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null},"system":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":null,"DWriteEnabled":null,"ContentBackend":"Skia","Headless":false,"EmbeddedInFirefoxReality":null,"adapters":[{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x1002","deviceID":"0x6821","subsysID":null,"RAM":0,"driver":null,"driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":true},{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x8086","deviceID":"0x0d26","subsysID":null,"RAM":0,"driver":null,"driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":null}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":1600,"screenHeight":1200,"scale":1}],"features":{"compositor":"none","hwCompositing":{"status":"available"},"gpuProcess":{"status":"unused"},"webrender":{"status":"available"},"wrCompositor":{"status":"available"},"openglCompositing":{"status":"available"},"omtp":{"status":"unused"}}},"appleModelId":"MacBookPro11,5","hasWinPackageId":null},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":8,"fissionEnabled":true,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"en-US","intl":{},"update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true},"userPrefs":{"browser.cache.disk.capacity":1048576,"browser.fixup.alternate.enabled":false,"browser.search.region":"US","browser.search.widget.inNavBar":true,"browser.startup.page":3,"browser.urlbar.autoFill":true,"browser.urlbar.autoFill.adaptiveHistory.enabled":false,"browser.urlbar.dnsResolveSingleWordsAfterSearch":0,"browser.urlbar.quicksuggest.dataCollection.enabled":false,"browser.urlbar.showSearchSuggestionsFirst":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.quicksuggest.nonsponsored":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.quicksuggest.sponsored":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.bestmatch":true,"doh-rollout.doorhanger-decision":"UIOk","extensions.formautofill.creditCards.used":2,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastInstallStart":1708260927,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastDownload":1700275645,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastDownloadFailed":1708260927,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastDownloadFailReason":"Error: Failed downloading via ServiceRequest, status: 0, reason: error","media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastUpdate":1700275646,"media.gmp-manager.lastCheck":1708260927,"media.gmp-manager.lastEmptyCheck":1707770876,"network.trr.strict_native_fallback":false,"privacy.donottrackheader.enabled":true,"signon.rememberSignons":false,"widget.content.allow-gtk-dark-theme":false,"widget.content.gtk-high-contrast.enabled":true,"nimbus.qa.pref-1":"default","nimbus.qa.pref-2":"default"},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":3,"contentWin32kLockdownState":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":null},"profile":{}} Throttleable: 1 TotalPhysicalMemory: 17179869184 URL: about:blank UptimeTS: 78.50175771 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 109.0.1 useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Asked by Shawn Weiler 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox uses 100% CPU when watching youtube in private window

Firefox in general uses a lot of CPU but when I watch youtube video in private window, the CPU usage goes to 100%. Why does it use so much CPU? I am using the latest vers… (read more)

Firefox in general uses a lot of CPU but when I watch youtube video in private window, the CPU usage goes to 100%. Why does it use so much CPU? I am using the latest version.

Asked by abdullahzafarrana 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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colors of links are incorrect

The link colors are suddenly incorrect. Normally the links are blue and the visited links are purple, but now they are pastel light-blue and pastel pink. This problem is … (read more)

The link colors are suddenly incorrect. Normally the links are blue and the visited links are purple, but now they are pastel light-blue and pastel pink. This problem is not in Edge or Chrome. I am using Firefox 113.0.1

I have tried - rebooting windows - windows shutdown, wait, restart - changing the firefox website appearance and themes (auto, dark, light) Still no solution. Any ideas? Thanks.

Asked by jOhn+ny 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Closed Caption is out of sync with Audio on HULU and Prime Video Works great with Netflix, HBO Max, Disney

I am having a problem with the Audio and Closed Caption The CC leads the Audio by 40 seconds to a minute. Very frustrating... I seem to only have this problem with HULU a… (read more)

I am having a problem with the Audio and Closed Caption The CC leads the Audio by 40 seconds to a minute. Very frustrating... I seem to only have this problem with HULU and Prime Video. All other streaming platforms work great. I am using Windows 7 64 bit

Any help would be appreciated

Thanks,

Bill

Asked by Bill 1 year ago

Last reply by chzuck 1 year ago

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website yecustom say it not secure

I used to go to this website which i have account and now it will not let me login it says it is unsecured how can i get it back to secured so i can login i get this mess… (read more)

I used to go to this website which i have account and now it will not let me login it says it is unsecured how can i get it back to secured so i can login i get this message An error occurred during a connection to yecustom.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

Error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by Lupe 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I cannot log into my Godaddy webmail; I get the message below.

Your browser is a bit unusual... Try disabling ad blockers and other extensions, enabling javascript, using a different web browser or turning off your VPN. … (read more)

Your browser is a bit unusual...

Try disabling ad blockers and other extensions, enabling javascript, using a different web browser or turning off your VPN.

Asked by monica45 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Many sites wont load i firefox, some kill the browser entirely

Summary: Firefox fails to load many sites, and some will kill the entire browser. I recently updated from Ubuntu 22.10 to 23.04, which included an upgrade to Firefox. I … (read more)

Summary: Firefox fails to load many sites, and some will kill the entire browser.

I recently updated from Ubuntu 22.10 to 23.04, which included an upgrade to Firefox. I originally had trouble with tab/window dragging operations causing the entire desktop to crash.

Removing the snap and installing from the Firefox maintained PPA fixed this issue, but a number of others remain. (Detail on this part over here on the ubuntu forums if interested)

Now many google sites simply show the loading error for ever and never recover. Some URLS can kill the browser completely. For example, this one from the Mozilla website: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/websites-show-spinning-wheel-never-finish-load The error message is attached.

I am happy to perform more tests and provide more diagnostic if it will help. That same URL works fine from the chromium browser on the same desktop systems,as does every other site I've had issues with.

System details: Ubuntu 23.04 64 bit Firefox 113.0.2 Intel_R_ Client Systems NUC7i7BNH (Intel® Core™ i7-7567U) Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 650 (Kaby Lake GT3e) (KBL GT3) Gnome 44.0 Wayland WS

Asked by jmtocher 1 year ago

Last reply by jmtocher 1 year ago

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Multiple questions on profile backups

I will be moving all of my data to a new laptop and want to know if I need to have both my personal Firefox profile and the "default-release" profile backed up. The "defa… (read more)

I will be moving all of my data to a new laptop and want to know if I need to have both my personal Firefox profile and the "default-release" profile backed up. The "default" one is over 3GB and has over 20k files in it, and my personal one is only 113 MB with 1300 files — and my thumb drive needs all the extra space it can get. (Why would the "default-release" profile be so much larger than my personal one?)

The old laptop runs on Windows and the new one will have the Linux OS. Will that make a difference in using a backed up Firefox profile? I mean, will the data still work in the new OS?

Asked by pad804 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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firefox 113.0.2 does not display website correctly

G'day Folks, I have an issue whereas Firefox 113.0.2 does not display website correctly using Win 8.1e or Win 10 Pro. Firefox 113.0.2 does not display website correctly … (read more)

G'day Folks,

I have an issue whereas Firefox 113.0.2 does not display website correctly using Win 8.1e or Win 10 Pro. Firefox 113.0.2 does not display website correctly The site has a Date and Time line with a colour line underneath it, "The current AU EST Date and Time in Tanilba Bay Australia is - June 1st, 2023 2:34:07 PM" "PC-Bug Fixer draws the line" that refuses to show centred.

Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Bing, etc. all show these items correctly, i.e. centred under the headers above it, but not Firefox 113.0.2.

I have deleted all the History, cache(s), etc., but reloading still fails to show these items as being centred.

Any Ideas please on what I have forgotten to do to fix this anomaly please?

Regards Roger Hass / PC-Bug Fixer now in Tanilba Bay NSW 2319 Australia

Asked by pcbugfixer 1 year ago

Last reply by pcbugfixer 1 year ago

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Can't unblock popup

Hi, I seem to having multiple problems with Firefox over the last few weeks... This problem is - I can't unblock popups. I have got popup blocking enabled, with a coupl… (read more)

Hi,

I seem to having multiple problems with Firefox over the last few weeks...

This problem is - I can't unblock popups. I have got popup blocking enabled, with a couple of Exceptions - it's been working fine until I wanted to use it today. I have tried turning off popup blocking, re-entering the exceptions - nothing is helping!!!

Does anyone know what to do?

Thanking you Pedro

Asked by PedroSMS 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago