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Syncing to 2nd computer

I am logged in to Firefox on my iMac. I added the 'master password' and wrote that down as my Firefox password, and deleted the previous password. It is only 4 characters… (read more)

I am logged in to Firefox on my iMac. I added the 'master password' and wrote that down as my Firefox password, and deleted the previous password. It is only 4 characters.

I now want to sync to my Macbook Air, but it does NOT accept that password, complaining that it is only 4 characters.

How can I sync to my Macbook Air?

Thanks!

Asked by netra 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Firefox extension PUP flagged by Malwarebytes

why did Malwarebytes flag THIS AS A PUP OPTIONAL PCVARK and what does it mean? C:USERS\PAUL\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\5EVGVEX9.DEFAULT-RELEASE\EXTENSIONS\… (read more)

why did Malwarebytes flag THIS AS A PUP OPTIONAL PCVARK and what does it mean? C:USERS\PAUL\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\5EVGVEX9.DEFAULT-RELEASE\EXTENSIONS\{246C9D65-51E6-4B0C-9CCF-B081BF9242}XPI

which extension is it? should it be whitelisted or removed? my first scan ever with malwarebytes.

Asked by pgriffiths 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 17 hours ago

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Text is crummy

When I display a page with text it is really bad in firefox but not any other browser that I have. This just seems to have happened. I am on Windows10. Sometimes when … (read more)

When I display a page with text it is really bad in firefox but not any other browser that I have. This just seems to have happened. I am on Windows10. Sometimes when the page loads the text is great, but only for a second and then goes bad - I think the term is pixily?

Asked by bwilson21 1 day ago

Answered by bwilson21 20 hours ago

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Video looks laggy

It's been a while since I noticed Firefox video is laggy on every website. I thought it was about some driver problem but everything else seemed to work well. I downloade… (read more)

It's been a while since I noticed Firefox video is laggy on every website. I thought it was about some driver problem but everything else seemed to work well. I downloaded Chrome and it didn't have any problem running any video.

I tried clearing Firefox's cache and I tried to "refresh Firefox" on about::config, but it didn't work. I don't have any missing system updates, I'm running Firefox 84.0.2-1.fc33 on Fedora Workstation 33.

I don't like using Chrome so your help will be really appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Christian 6 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

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Print Preview / Shrink To Fit / Simplify Page all missing

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features fre… (read more)

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features frequently but this morning I tried to get to them and they're suddenly all GONE! Am I the only one who used them??

Asked by cyoungohio 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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"simplify page" option missing in print preview

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. … (read more)

Today, when I go to print out a web page, the format of the Print Preview window has changed and the"Simplify Page" option is missing. I use this feature all the time. Without it many pages are impossible to print. How can I restore this feature?

Asked by dplant 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Firefox Nightly on Dell optiplex 745 Windows 10 latest update: Videos arte black, only previews work. Safe Mode works, removing UBlock Origin does not.

Why did this begin with the latest Windows update? How can I fix it? Web is unusable without the adv blocker. Edge and 745 with older windows preview are not affected … (read more)

Why did this begin with the latest Windows update? How can I fix it? Web is unusable without the adv blocker. Edge and 745 with older windows preview are not affected

Asked by Ben 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Is there a relation between Mozilla Firefox and Ubuntu or all of Linux?

Hi , Is there a relation between Mozilla Firefox and Ubuntu or all of Linux? The default Ubuntu browser is Firefox, and its coloring is like the Mozilla Firefox coloring.… (read more)

Hi , Is there a relation between Mozilla Firefox and Ubuntu or all of Linux? The default Ubuntu browser is Firefox, and its coloring is like the Mozilla Firefox coloring. Is Ubuntu made by or related to Mozilla?

Asked by Shayan 1 day ago

Answered by Seburo 1 day ago

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'Other Bookmarks' appears in Bookmark Toolbar, I don't want it!

After using CCleaner, on opening FireFox I discovered an unwanted, 'other bookmarks' tab sitting on my toolbar. It won't move (click & drag), and I want rid of it. I … (read more)

After using CCleaner, on opening FireFox I discovered an unwanted, 'other bookmarks' tab sitting on my toolbar. It won't move (click & drag), and I want rid of it. I like having the double right arrow at the edge of the toolbar like it use to be. When I did a full browser 'refresh', it disappeared!

However, on using CCleaner again, the darn thing reappeared.

How to I tell FireFox that I would like to be in charge of how it displayed, rather than some errant code that someone else thinks i want?

Asked by Stephen5000 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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mozilla firefox crashes when opening live session on visual studio code

Using live server on visual studio code (127:0:0.1:80). The minute i click it, pop up with mozilla crash report shows up. Not sure as to why it is happening. Live server … (read more)

Using live server on visual studio code (127:0:0.1:80). The minute i click it, pop up with mozilla crash report shows up. Not sure as to why it is happening. Live server settings has been done accordingly. it would be of great help if this is sorted.

Asked by preethraoobley 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Firefox slows or even freezes when typing text

Firefox slows down or even freezes for a longer time when I am typing in text in forms (like new GMAIL messages, search boxes, etc). Especially when I make mistakes and d… (read more)

Firefox slows down or even freezes for a longer time when I am typing in text in forms (like new GMAIL messages, search boxes, etc). Especially when I make mistakes and delete some.

I have Refreshed Firefox and removed the Adblocker add-on, which I thought might cause the problem, but the problem persists.

Any idea how to tackle this?

Asked by jan.haverkamp 2 days ago

Answered by jan.haverkamp 1 day ago

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Other Bookmarks popped up in Toolbar

On 1/5/21 at about 1200 PST, Other Bookmarks popped up in my Toolbar. I am trying to remove it but have had no success. I deleted the one website that was in Other Book… (read more)

On 1/5/21 at about 1200 PST, Other Bookmarks popped up in my Toolbar. I am trying to remove it but have had no success. I deleted the one website that was in Other Bookmarks but it is still in my Toolbar. How do I remove, Other Bookmarks from my Toolbar?

Asked by BigMetalWally 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Unable to display (Gravatar avatar) image on Firefox

Hi there, I'm building my first website. When I log in (jam-works.org/wp-admin) the very right end of the top bar in the 'dashboard' menu shows a blank, empty box where … (read more)

Hi there,

I'm building my first website. When I log in (jam-works.org/wp-admin) the very right end of the top bar in the 'dashboard' menu shows a blank, empty box where my avatar or pic or Gravatar or whatever should be ("1of2" below). The profile section from which to change this displays that same blank square with a link: "You can change your profile picture on Gravatar".

Which I've done. When I open jam-works.org/wp-admin with another browser, it displays the picture ("2of2" below), but I really don't want to use other browsers. I tried Firefox 'Options', 'Privacy & Security' and 'clear data', rebooted but no luck.

Can someone please help? I'm older than technology, so please type slowly so I can understand. Seriously. I just found out that an "Ethernet" isn't a thing to catch the Ether Bunny with, sooooo, yeah - please kinda spell it out for me if you can.

Thanks!

Asked by Jack Manhattan 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Firefox Monitor - unable to find button to add new email addresses

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in,… (read more)

I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in, I've been struggling to find the button that allows me to add new email addresses. I've searched the support article for Monitor for this information, but to no avail: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-monitor. So I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction?

Asked by Jonathan 4 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 months ago

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Does Firefox use something in Google services?

I stopped using Chrome a while ago and I use, ahem, Bing for searches. Sometimes, when I click on a link I get a "404. That’s an error. The requested URL was not found … (read more)

I stopped using Chrome a while ago and I use, ahem, Bing for searches. Sometimes, when I click on a link I get a "404. That’s an error. The requested URL was not found on this server. That’s all we know." while using Firefox. I copy the link and paste it into the browser Edge and the site comes up no problem. Does firefox used a cached version of Google while Edge does not? Is there a way to resolve this?

I decided to stop using Google some time ago so made the full time change to Firefox and a different search engine. A tad bothersome that Google is still there. Not really interested in going to MS Edge...

Asked by mojotre 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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connected equipment in firefox account

Hi Is possible to change names of connected equipment in Firefox account? If I have open card in my f.e. home PC, and I want to send it to my another computer. OK - I ca… (read more)

Hi

Is possible to change names of connected equipment in Firefox account?

If I have open card in my f.e. home PC, and I want to send it to my another computer. OK - I can choose send to .... (I see full name of my another equipments).

BUT

If I want to do this from my smartphone - I don't know witch equipment I want to choose, because I see only this Send this card to "Firefox on equipment ..."

The names in Firefox on Android devices in this menu is to short to identification to which equipment I want to send this card (I have connected a few)

I can't find settings in Firefox account where I can do this.

So I think this is a big hardness to use this a very good idea from my android device

Asked by moofy1 1 day ago

Answered by moofy1 1 day ago

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I CANNOT delete **all** my stored passwords at once?

I need to clear my personal data out of a computer before I return it to its owner. I am **absolutely** appalled and shocked by the fact that it seems to be impossible to… (read more)

I need to clear my personal data out of a computer before I return it to its owner. I am **absolutely** appalled and shocked by the fact that it seems to be impossible to clear out all my stored passwords on this firefox browser installation, unless I simply uninstall firefox -- which is exactly what I am about to do. And now that I am aware of this appalling security flaw, I am sorry to say that I will be uninstalling it from everywhere else I use it too.

How can it possibly be that it is thought to be "OK" that in order to remove stored passwords, the user must remove each individual password separately. In my case, that is 227 passwords!! I can clear all browsing history, all cookies, all site-cache data, etc etc.... but several minutes of searching, both in the settings and more generally online, only has produced a way to remove passwords one at a time?

If i have missed the UI to do this, then I apologize for being so annoyed -- but in that case I must report that the feature is EXTREMELY well hidden.

I just cannot BELIEVE any browser I sign into with firefox sync almost instantly copies 227 passwords of mine onto a machine, and that I cannot remove them without doing several HUNDRED clicks.

What am I failing to understand here?

It would be much appreciated if some future answer to this question could also be sent to [email]@gmail.com. I do not think i will be logging into my firefox account again until I can feel more secure that the act of logging in won't copy hundreds of passwords in a way which I then need to spend hours removing.

I loved this browser, but unless I am mistaken about this problem, I'm afraid I simply can no longer use it.

This particular firefox browser is running on an old old lubuntu 386 laptop. Or rather, it is about to be "was running." Perhaps this is a problem in some old old version of firefox which I am running because I am on such an old machine. It is 84.0.2 (32 bit) running on an old old Acer Aspire One. If that is the case, may I a suggest that you add to your support pages some information on how to remove ALL saved logins in a single act.

Thank you scott petrack

Asked by scott.petrack 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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how to get car and movement in delivery maps

I recently came back to Firefox but I no longer see a car on any of my delivery maps and I use delivery a lot. Any suggestions on how to fix? Did I miss a setting somewhe… (read more)

I recently came back to Firefox but I no longer see a car on any of my delivery maps and I use delivery a lot. Any suggestions on how to fix? Did I miss a setting somewhere?

Asked by Haley 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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set "print with system dialog" as default

dear ladies and gentlemen, Firefox has been delivered with the new print dialog since version 82. I have to print around a hundred PDF files at work (usually only the fir… (read more)

dear ladies and gentlemen,

Firefox has been delivered with the new print dialog since version 82.

I have to print around a hundred PDF files at work (usually only the first page of the document). The new print dialog means that there is a lot more work for me here.

Is it possible to set the "old" system print dialog by default or to instruct firefox to always print only the first page of the document by default?

Asked by Bruce Wayne 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago