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I lost all my tabs

So my browser pages weren't loading so I went to my windows 10 settings app and went to "Apps" and then I clicked on FireFox to uninstall it but it gave me an option to "… (read more)

So my browser pages weren't loading so I went to my windows 10 settings app and went to "Apps" and then I clicked on FireFox to uninstall it but it gave me an option to "Refresh" it and so I did that and it fixed the issue I was having but ALL my tabs are gone and I NEED them back. Please tell me there's a way to get them back. I think I even had important ones to. ;-; ;'(

Asked by jillv46 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

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The bookmark I tried to open in the new tab is suddenly deleted.

I've been dealing with the error I wrote in the title in the Linux version of your web browser for a while. When I "right click + open in new tab" on any bookmark, that b… (read more)

I've been dealing with the error I wrote in the title in the Linux version of your web browser for a while. When I "right click + open in new tab" on any bookmark, that bookmark is deleted.

Asked by mozilla-account 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

Lost bookmarks

I reinstalled windows on my pc. After reloading Firefox I signed in and not all my bookmarks were there. I clicked on restore/import. There was only 1 date available. Jan… (read more)

I reinstalled windows on my pc. After reloading Firefox I signed in and not all my bookmarks were there. I clicked on restore/import. There was only 1 date available. Jan 5. I clicked it and now all my bookmarks are gone. I have gone through the help and still no luck. How can I get my bookmarks back?

Asked by douglasosborn74 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Firefox loses passwords every time the program closes

I decided to clean up my password file and get rid of hundreds of logins that were no longer active. I exported the passwords to logins.csv and Removed all passwords fr… (read more)

I decided to clean up my password file and get rid of hundreds of logins that were no longer active.

I exported the passwords to logins.csv and Removed all passwords from Lockwise. Then I imported the CSV file into a spreadsheet and edited the file, and exported a new copy of logins.csv.

Since FF Lockwise would not allow import from csv files, I imported the csv file into Chrome, then I opened FF and Imported passwords from Chrome. This was successful, with a total of 592 passwords imported.

But every time I close FF the next time I open it, all passwords are gone. The logins.json file and the logins-backup.json file are in the profiles folder C:\Users\Jerry\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\04bmixuw.default.

I turned off SYNC but this didn't help; I turned SYNC back ON but it didn't help either.

This is now driving me crazy. Can anyone explain how to stop this insanity?

FYI I tried to upload images but the Upload Image feature never worked. Little circle kept spinning.

Asked by jburg1254 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Passwords gone, addons disabled after Windows 10 update

All of a sudden, my Firefox was completely empty. All my passwords were gone, but managed to get them back from another browser. I thought all my addons were gone as well… (read more)

All of a sudden, my Firefox was completely empty. All my passwords were gone, but managed to get them back from another browser. I thought all my addons were gone as well, but it turned out they were all disabled for some reason.

My Windows version that effed things up (I don't know, but it's the only thing that changed) is 20H2 19042.1348.

Asked by pepeu 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Lost Firefox Sync Info

Hello, Today I got a notification that wanted me to reset my profile for security reasons. I didn't know this change would require me to reset my password and that I woul… (read more)

Hello,

Today I got a notification that wanted me to reset my profile for security reasons. I didn't know this change would require me to reset my password and that I would lose everything on my account. Is there a way to retrieve my account settings, such as bookmarks? Thanks.

Asked by mikecmassaro 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Firefox logins & passwords

Hey, All of the saved logins and passwords are gone while the bookmarks remain. I noticed that logins and passwords disappeared after the computer turned off unexpectedly… (read more)

Hey, All of the saved logins and passwords are gone while the bookmarks remain.

I noticed that logins and passwords disappeared after the computer turned off unexpectedly due to low battery and unstable power connection couple times in a few minute interval.

How do I get back logins and passwords?

Asked by hoops1 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

firefox keeps rolling back to homepage

firefox keeps rolling back to homepage. It also opens new widows automatically. Please find a solutiion for this, all work is lost because of this. Windows 10, Firefox 94… (read more)

firefox keeps rolling back to homepage. It also opens new widows automatically. Please find a solutiion for this, all work is lost because of this. Windows 10, Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by sunoj1 1 month ago

Last reply by sunoj1 1 month ago

Reinstating bookmarks and Reading List from Firefox v92 to Firefox v94

Today I was forced to erase my hard disk and reinstate / reinstall the entire operating system on my MacBook Pro [from my back-up] ... in doing so I was upgraded to Firef… (read more)

Today I was forced to erase my hard disk and reinstate / reinstall the entire operating system on my MacBook Pro [from my back-up] ... in doing so I was upgraded to Firefox v94 [from Firefox v92] and all my bookmarks and folders and my reading list were lost ... btw I had no option, no alternative was offered ...

Is there some way of salvaging the bookmarks, folders and reading list from v92 and importing them to v94?

I thank you kindly in advance for your advice

Asked by PilgrimHikerGal 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

toolbar missing and won't restore

last night was a firefox update??? today, all of my bookmarks and toolbar is gone. i've followed the RESTORE option and get an error stating that the function cannot proc… (read more)

last night was a firefox update??? today, all of my bookmarks and toolbar is gone. i've followed the RESTORE option and get an error stating that the function cannot process the backup file. WTF Firefox ... I have over 1300 bookmarks and use most of them regularly. help me fix this!!! ::crying::

Asked by tamlindner 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

latest Firefox upgrade

How do I get the previous version of Firefox back? I woke up this morning to a completely different website than when I went to bed last night. Whoever thinks this upgr… (read more)

How do I get the previous version of Firefox back? I woke up this morning to a completely different website than when I went to bed last night. Whoever thinks this upgrade is an improvement is nuts. It took me 2 hours just to TRY to set it up as I had it including getting past the initial instructions for "refreshing" Firefox (no explanation provided for why it was even necessary), finding my bookmarked sites, setting up my preferences. Even though I have turned the popup blocker on, I lose the top quarter of my screen to an unwanted Walmart ad that I can't turn off. It follows me down the page, popping up in different places. There are also smaller ads that are unwanted, annoying, and impossible to block. And as for your "educated guesses", you guessed wrong. I'm a user not a techie. Right now the best solution seems to be deleting Mozilla products and moving to Chrome or Edge.

Asked by NCampbell 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Log ins and passwords lost

Hi, I have recently upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and when I tried to access my saved passwords they have disappeared. I presume they were deleted in the upgr… (read more)

Hi, I have recently upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and when I tried to access my saved passwords they have disappeared. I presume they were deleted in the upgrade. Is it possible to retrieve them? If not, this is a disaster as there are many that I use rarely and have no record of what they are/were. Any help gratefully received.

Asked by chris431 2 months ago

Last reply by chris431 2 months ago

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Lost all my Google account passwords from stored passwords on firefox

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google accoun… (read more)

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google account passwords are missing and rest passwords are intact in saved passwords. my google passwords have been stored since a long time. all my old and recent stored passwords are shown in firefox but only my google account passwords are gone on all the devices. I tried login-backup.json but there is no change in passwords shown. need help.

Asked by vvons 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Videos do not load in Firefox

MAC OS Monterey Verrsion 12.0.1 but problem preceded this update Tried all suggestions listed but the problem persists. All videos function in Safari. eg: https://www.msn… (read more)

MAC OS Monterey Verrsion 12.0.1 but problem preceded this update

Tried all suggestions listed but the problem persists. All videos function in Safari.

eg: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/topvideos/alarm-clock-goat-wakes-owner-with-terrifying-scream/vi-AAQ7Khx

Asked by beck.art 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Primary password help - password never set, but I need to enter it?

Laptop had issues booting (icky Dell and Windows 11). When I rebooted and opened Firefox, I was prompted with a Password Required dialog box and a request to "Please ent… (read more)

Laptop had issues booting (icky Dell and Windows 11).

When I rebooted and opened Firefox, I was prompted with a Password Required dialog box and a request to "Please enter your Primary Password."

I've never set a primary password, or a master password when that term was used.

I've seen I can reset my primary password, but I lose my saved logins. I know that's not too hard to re set up....

But why am I being asked to enter a password I've never set?

Firefox for Windows Version 93.0 (64-bit)

Asked by rob.elli 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Saving to iPhone files

Hello everyone! I’ve been saving since over two years all my important documents , pictures and files on my iPhone under the folder files>On My iPhone>Firefox. Then… (read more)

Hello everyone! I’ve been saving since over two years all my important documents , pictures and files on my iPhone under the folder files>On My iPhone>Firefox. Then suddenly like around a month ago I’ve had a problem loading the Firefox app, then I’ve decided to delete it and reinstall it. Afterwards I was surprised by all the files and pictures which were saved under (Firefox) were all deleted. Any idea how can I restore them back since they’re extremely important for me ? Thank you millions for your help! Kind regards, Minas

Asked by mina.roushdy 2 months ago