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Video Driver Fails & Recovers when update to anything beyond 82.0.3

I have Windows 8.1 64 Bit Intel HD Graphics display adapter Ver 9.17.10.2817 I have tried updating to newer versions of Firefox beyond 82.0.3, Refreshing Firefox, Removin… (read more)

I have Windows 8.1 64 Bit Intel HD Graphics display adapter Ver 9.17.10.2817

I have tried updating to newer versions of Firefox beyond 82.0.3, Refreshing Firefox, Removing and reinstalling Firefox and after I do these my video driver fails and recovers when a web page loads in Firefox. No other apps I am running cause the failure. Only Firefox. Firefox works OK on 82.0.3. Windows report of failure is Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent Code: 141

Asked by dd.m 18 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 13 hours ago

what changes to be made in prefs.js to open older profile in newer ff install?

in this answer [to Firefox 67 broke my profile] , Moderator cor-el has answered - - 5/22/19, 8:52 PM Try to remove compatibility.ini in this profile. You may have to edit… (read more)

in this answer [to Firefox 67 broke my profile] , Moderator cor-el has answered - - 5/22/19, 8:52 PM Try to remove compatibility.ini in this profile. You may have to edit prefs.js as well. -

Though he/ she has not elaborated what changes are required to be made in prefs.js to make it work smoothly without corrupting the profile.

Please tell what changes are to be made in prefs.js?

Thanks.

Asked by vsrawat 17 hours ago

Download links not working

Have been running the current version of FF on Windows 8.1 with no problems for a long while. Suddenly find that no download links work; Torrents, OneDrive, GoogleDrive … (read more)

Have been running the current version of FF on Windows 8.1 with no problems for a long while.

Suddenly find that no download links work; Torrents, OneDrive, GoogleDrive - even the download link on FF's page.

Have found that I can right-click a torrent on public sites and copy the link into uTorrent and get a result that works. But won't work on private torrent sites - Invalid Torrent File!

Also lost the 'Display download progress' down-arrow from the task bar, managed to restore it after selecting Customize Toolbar, where it doesn't appear as an option but magically reappeared on the Taskbar.

Please help.

Asked by bjthedj 2 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 days ago

Restore previous session

I lost a session with many tabs. Unfortunately "Restore previous session" was not available. I found a upgrade.jsonlz4 file with a date and time which would have the ta… (read more)

I lost a session with many tabs.

Unfortunately "Restore previous session" was not available. I found a upgrade.jsonlz4 file with a date and time which would have the tabs on it. The size is larger than other ones so I figured this was the best option. I coppied this and pasted it into profiles. Renamed it sessionstore.jsonlz4... Renamed the sessionstore that was in there already to sessionstoreOLD Restarted firefox and when I click on restore previous session button I just get 2 blank tabs.

I then tried the other files which are significantly smaller but still no dice.

I tried the jefferson scrounger and it just gets stuck on "processing"

Any help would be much appreciated.

Please see screenshot of the files I had available to me and saved to a usb.

Asked by roland.dubek 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Lost tabs after refresh

Recently having problems with very slow running and freezing so performed a refresh. Now I seem to have lost all my tabs that automatically opened when starting Firefox. … (read more)

Recently having problems with very slow running and freezing so performed a refresh. Now I seem to have lost all my tabs that automatically opened when starting Firefox. Can I get them back from the Old Firefox Data folder that the Refresh process created on my Desktop or do I have to start again and remember all 78 tabs that used to be on my Home Page?

Asked by MarkHowes 4 days ago

How do I get rid of the Heur:trojan-Downloader.script.generic virus?

I use Zone Alarm Extreme Security to scan for viruses, etc. I just upgraded to the latest version on my Windows 8.1 PC. Almost every scan has found the Heur:trojan-Down… (read more)

I use Zone Alarm Extreme Security to scan for viruses, etc. I just upgraded to the latest version on my Windows 8.1 PC. Almost every scan has found the Heur:trojan-Downloader.script.generic virus in the same place. The path is as follows:

C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\56zaeue3.default\extensions\staged\{b54cc223-b03f-4f2f-8cab-347ec67ab3fe}\bootstrap.js

ZA keeps treating the virus, but I want to get rid of it all together. I haven't been able to delete it because it is not visible in the folder location listed in the path. I've turned on view system/invisible files, but it is not visible. ZA tech support suggests reinstalling Firefox to see if that solves the problem, and if not, then a complete uninstall then reinstall of ZA.

I'm wondering if I can just delete the "staged" folder to get rid of the virus... The only extension I have added to Firefox is AdBlocker Ultimate, and I did that after the virus started showing up.

Has anyone else had this virus problem and if so, how did you solve it?

Asked by AdrianaG57 6 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 days ago

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проблема в FireFox появляются артефакты и изменяются щрифты

Только в браузер FireFox происходят проблемы с изменениями шрифтов при отображении информации и отображением картинок. Проблема не статична, а динамична (картинка одна и … (read more)

Только в браузер FireFox происходят проблемы с изменениями шрифтов при отображении информации и отображением картинок. Проблема не статична, а динамична (картинка одна и та же может нормально отобразится а может быт в артефактах). в Chrome и Opera таких проблем нет. OS Windows переустановил, браузер поставил заново - проблема осталась.

Asked by sushka-27 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Unable to restore a password from Firefox browser

Hi everyone, I do need help on the following issue: I'm logged in my mailbox with Firefox browser. The password is saved and available in the browser settings. BUT. If I … (read more)

Hi everyone,

I do need help on the following issue: I'm logged in my mailbox with Firefox browser. The password is saved and available in the browser settings. BUT. If I try to enter it and log in from another device, the mail service says the password is wrong. I can't understand how it is possible. The browser should use one of the saved passwords for the authorization, right? Why doesn't it work outside this very browser?

MAYBE one day I changed the password in the mail service, logged in, BUT didn't refresh it in the browser settings? May the browser use some cookies, service files or something like that for authorization despite unactual password saved? If yes, then how is it possible to extract the true password out of those files?

I turned to the mail service support, but they can't help me, because I didn't enter my real name, phone number or something during registration that could help to check my identity. So the only opportunity to save my mail is to use the browser files somehow. I'm going to reinstall Windows and I will loose access to my mail forever in this case that would be very very bad.. ((( Please, help!

Asked by nrdmc 1 week ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 week ago

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I want to further increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix t… (read more)

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix this to max = "300"?

Asked by lsdoll02 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

My laptop browser synced from my phone & history and some bookmarks are gone

I closed my laptop and left it on standby last night (May 1). I woke up this morning to find it needed to be booted up. Fine. I did this and noticed that I could not rest… (read more)

I closed my laptop and left it on standby last night (May 1). I woke up this morning to find it needed to be booted up. Fine. I did this and noticed that I could not restore my session from last night. I have Tab Session Manager installed but the regular Firefox session restore wasn't doing it either. I restored the session but the tabs were wrong. I checked. There is no May 1 record, only April 29th. So I'm missing tabs that I left open on purpose and need to get back to. I checked history to reopen my needed tabs but history was also overwritten.

I realized that the history I saw was from my phone. (iOS 14.5, iPhone 7) I did not tell my phone to sync Firefox.

I added some important bookmarks recently and also need to have access to my browser history on my laptop, as I don't use my phone for more than casual browsing, bringing up recipes while I cook, small things. All my important stuff is done on my laptop.

I tried searching and found something about adjusting Folder Options and looking for index.dat but that was unsuccessful. I thought maybe rebooting the PC might help, but no luck.

I already turned off history sync on my laptop browser and history/bookmark/tabs sync on my phone under sync settings.

Is there some way to get my browser on laptop to where it was yesterday?

Asked by Cmari 1 week ago

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cannot search

This is what I get when i try to do a search: https://secure.web-start-page.com/?partner=acer&src=omnibox&brw=ff&q=bbc+news It has been happening for abot 4-… (read more)

This is what I get when i try to do a search:

https://secure.web-start-page.com/?partner=acer&src=omnibox&brw=ff&q=bbc+news

It has been happening for abot 4-5 days now. Have never had any problems in the past.

Asked by wls3 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

Getting error "Ad Blocker Detected!" while opening a website

I am unable to open the website "https://www.sonyliv.com/" I am getting the below error while opening the website: Ad Blocker Detected! Sure, Ad-blocking softwares does … (read more)

I am unable to open the website "https://www.sonyliv.com/"

I am getting the below error while opening the website:

Ad Blocker Detected!

Sure, Ad-blocking softwares does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks some useful and important features of our website.

For the best possible experience,please disable your Ad Blocker.

I have also attached the screenshot of the same. Any help to resolve the issue is appreciated.

Asked by biswa.blg 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

no longer have 'print preview' with sizing options under 'file' in top task manager bar

i no longer have a 'print preview' option that allows me to resize something to be printed. how do find it / restore it to the choices under 'file'? -- note: am techno-… (read more)

i no longer have a 'print preview' option that allows me to resize something to be printed. how do find it / restore it to the choices under 'file'? -- note: am techno-incompetent; simple step-by-step answer needed

Asked by KathleenGifford 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox window controls disabled

The window controls for Firefox become disabled after a few minutes of using the latest version of firefox (88.0 64bit). Browsing continues to work, but you can't open/cl… (read more)

The window controls for Firefox become disabled after a few minutes of using the latest version of firefox (88.0 64bit). Browsing continues to work, but you can't open/close the main window, nor move it etc. Similarly, you can't dismiss pop-up windows.

Asked by markiebec 1 week ago