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My Firefox says: "your system administrator deactivated updates", but he (myself) didn´t. How to fix that?

Dear community, for some days my Firefox 80 on Windows 10 has shown the message "your system administrator has deactivated updates", when I look under "Help" -> "about… (read more)

Dear community, for some days my Firefox 80 on Windows 10 has shown the message "your system administrator has deactivated updates", when I look under "Help" -> "about Firefox". This is strange, because the admin is me myself, and I didn´t change anything in Firefox or in the Win 10 registry. Has anyone of you had this experience, and how can I possibly fix it? Thanks in advance! Pete

Asked by canaima-pete 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

Firefox spontaneously installs on Win10 - leaves log in directory

I have had two occasions over the past several weeks where it appears that Firefox is spontaneously installed from Windows 10 machine. Is there anything I can/should be d… (read more)

I have had two occasions over the past several weeks where it appears that Firefox is spontaneously installed from Windows 10 machine.

Is there anything I can/should be doing to prevent this?

Thanks,

Jim

Asked by jtaylor1 4 days ago

Installation du scanner Brother DS 640 sur Mageia 7

Bnjour à tous. J'ai un problème de scanner que je n'arrive pas à régler. faute sans doute de trouver et d'installer un driver compatible linux. Xsane détecte le scanner m… (read more)

Bnjour à tous. J'ai un problème de scanner que je n'arrive pas à régler. faute sans doute de trouver et d'installer un driver compatible linux. Xsane détecte le scanner mais ne le reconnait pas.

Asked by patrick.debu 5 days ago

Last reply by Václav Trpišovský 5 days ago

unable to log in to Firefox on new laptop

When I try to use my existing Firefox account login on my new Win 10 laptop, it tells me the password is incorrect. I have tried this both manually and with a password ma… (read more)

When I try to use my existing Firefox account login on my new Win 10 laptop, it tells me the password is incorrect. I have tried this both manually and with a password manager; fails either way. (This question has been posted using my Win 10 desktop PC, using that very login.)

Asked by edrlyons 4 days ago

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Amazon Fire Tablet

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Ama… (read more)

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Amazon store doesn't have the app. Not sure I trust the Amazon Silk browser, but I may have no choice. I am not a tech savvy person! I don't know the difference between a bit, byte, or buttercup. If there is a way to install and use Firefox on my tablet, and sync with other devices, I would like to do so. Please explain how to do it as though you are talking to a 6 year old (who probably knows more about this stuff than I do, anyway). Thanks. rennylloyd

Asked by rennylloyd 1 week ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 5 days ago

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (read more)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal 4 months ago

Answered by trevorawestphal 4 months ago

OpenH264 doesn't download, keep on saying it will download shortly

Hello, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2019 LTSC - win64 Firefox ESR 78.3.1 The plugin OpenH264 isn't downloading properly, it is needed for webex teams calls. We have tried a… (read more)

Hello,

Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2019 LTSC - win64 Firefox ESR 78.3.1

The plugin OpenH264 isn't downloading properly, it is needed for webex teams calls. We have tried all the options available to check but nothing worked, kindly let me know what can be done to resolve it.

Asked by aniqarehman24 5 days ago

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Bulleted list itemBookmarks, history, reading lists and downloads have been moved to a new spot called "Library". To get to your library: Tap the menu button (three lin… (read more)

  • Bulleted list itemBookmarks, history, reading lists and downloads have been moved to a new spot called "Library". To get to your library:
  1. Tap the menu button (three lines) at the bottom (iPhone) or top (iPad) of your screen. This will open up the menu panel.
  2. Tap Library.

You should see your bookmarks (star icon), history, reading lists and downloads. Please let us know if this helped.

Asked by pqpq699 5 days ago

Last reply by pqpq699 5 days ago

Import passwords and logins from .csv file

Hello All, I am trying to import passwords & logins from a .csv file to FF version 82.0 I have enabled "import from a file" option and have a .csv file which I exp… (read more)

Hello All,

I am trying to import passwords & logins from a .csv file to FF version 82.0 I have enabled "import from a file" option and have a .csv file which I exported from FF version 81.0 I believe. I click on import from a file and browse to the file, click Open, and the dialog box disappears, BUT, the passwords don't appear in FF Lockwise, even after I restart FF. Makes me want to switch to Chrome when crap like this happens, or rather doesn't happen. Any help and advice gratefully received.

TIA, Dave.

Asked by winter_david1 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Is there different file system between windows and linux? Exporting browsing history from linux to windows

Due to printer software I am forced to migrate family laptop from linux mint to windows 10 Both systems use version 82.0 (64bit), firefox just got installed on fresh wind… (read more)

Due to printer software I am forced to migrate family laptop from linux mint to windows 10 Both systems use version 82.0 (64bit), firefox just got installed on fresh windows 10 install, I opened it browsed a little to create history files and closed to swap it with linux history/passwords/tabs/bookmarks But in windows 10 firefox seem to have different file structure, and didn't recognize old version Have file structure changed or there are steps I missed or (unlikely) I messed up with file location, main mozilla/firefox folder path is still there

Will online synchronization of firefox just be as good as hard file copy from one system from another? I think this might be easiest, yet not perfect solution

Asked by taith 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago