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Firefox Sync keeps restoring my deleted bookrmarks

Dear Firefox Team, I am using Firefox in two laptops, one Win10 and one Win11. My situation is as the following: 1. Bookmarks in two laptops have already been synced. 2. … (read more)

Dear Firefox Team,

I am using Firefox in two laptops, one Win10 and one Win11. My situation is as the following:

1. Bookmarks in two laptops have already been synced. 2. On laptop1 I login Firefox, delete some bookmarks, and sync. 3. On laptop2 I login Firefox, sync, then all my deleted bookmarks are restored in laptop2. (4. If I login Firefox on laptop1 later, deleted bookmarks come back too.)

I expect 3. not to happen because I expect Firefox uses data modified time to decide which is the latest. However the above situation keeps happening.

Could you please guide me how to not restored deleted bookmarks? Thank you.

Asked by tlwu2008 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Auto Login issue

Hi, My browser started slowing down so I did the reset as suggested. Unfortunately, this changed the login settings and now when I go to my Gmail, Minds, mewe or other a… (read more)

Hi, My browser started slowing down so I did the reset as suggested. Unfortunately, this changed the login settings and now when I go to my Gmail, Minds, mewe or other accounts is auto signs me in. I have gone into to settings and unchecked the auto fill and Ask to save logins and passwords for websites. That did nothing. I do not want any pages to auto login but I would like to be able to select a user name an password when I go to enter a webpage that requires one. Having the Auto login is a hug security issue for me. Can you please help.

Asked by m.george6162 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Access Denied

Howdy! Whether I use Google or DuckDuckGo or FireFox, I get this message at the VitaCost.com website when searching for products. I can get to the website via http or ht… (read more)

Howdy!

Whether I use Google or DuckDuckGo or FireFox, I get this message at the VitaCost.com website when searching for products. I can get to the website via http or https but this message stops me from ordering.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.vitacost.com/Search.aspx?" on this server. Reference #18.94467b68.1660002130.7f6a9bb

Can any one give me a clue?

God Bless y'all for any help provided.

Irish Texan

Asked by desmond1 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Only one row of bookmarks visible on bookmarks toolbar

Hi. Can anyone tell me if it would be possible to display all 3 rows of toolbar bookmarks in my bookmark toolbar? It used to show 3 rows, but I changed my monitor's displ… (read more)

Hi. Can anyone tell me if it would be possible to display all 3 rows of toolbar bookmarks in my bookmark toolbar? It used to show 3 rows, but I changed my monitor's display settings to make the text bigger, and now I can only see the first row of bookmarks at the top of the screen in Firefox. Thanks.

Asked by Jo 3 months ago

Answered by Jo 3 months ago

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How to hide the full URL from address bar?

I have the browser.urlbar.trimURLs switched to TRUE but still as you can see in the screenshot it shows the complete URL with the protocols. I do not want this, I want it… (read more)

I have the browser.urlbar.trimURLs switched to TRUE but still as you can see in the screenshot it shows the complete URL with the protocols. I do not want this, I want it to hide it and only show the main link like youtube.com instead of https://youtube.com

Asked by Amay 3 months ago

Answered by Amay 3 months ago

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browser.download.lastDir.savePerSite does not work

When downloading files, Firefox no longer remembers the directory path the file was previously saved to on a per-URL basis. Previous Firefox behavior: #1. download file … (read more)

When downloading files, Firefox no longer remembers the directory path the file was previously saved to on a per-URL basis.

Previous Firefox behavior: #1. download file from website "aaaa.com" to a folder on your computer, "user/frank/companies/aaaa/". #2. download file from website "bbbb.com" to a folder on your computer, "user/frank/companies/bbbb/". #3. Now, go back to the website "aaaa.com" and attempt to download another file. Firefox used to present the previously used directory for this particular URL, in this case, "user/frank/companies/aaaa/" - but instead, now it presents the most recently used directory path, which was "user/frank/companies/bbbb/".

This issue has appeared before and the advice to fix it was to go about:config, search for browser.download.lastDir.savePerSite and make sure it is set at TRUE. I have done this, but the issue remains: Firefox no longer remembers saved file directory paths on a per-URL basis.

MacOS 11.6.6 (Big Sur); Latest Firefox (103.0.2) Attempts to fix: Safe Mode - issue still present; Refresh Firefox - issue still present

Is there any advice on how to fix this problem? - Thxs.

Asked by gvmelbrty 3 months ago

Answered by gvmelbrty 3 months ago

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Google Calendar and Other Sites Not Rendering Correctly

Google Calendar and a few other websites do not render symbols correctly. Please see attached. What should be displayed instead of letters are symbols such as > or ^. … (read more)

Google Calendar and a few other websites do not render symbols correctly. Please see attached. What should be displayed instead of letters are symbols such as > or ^. I've tried updating FF (103.0.2), ran in Safe Mode, disabled extensions, and nothing has helped. I'd like to keep using FF instead of Safari (running MacOS Monterey 12.5.1), but this is annoying.

Any ideas?

Asked by Brian B. 3 months ago

Answered by Brian B. 3 months ago

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Yahoo mail menu buttons not working, can't delete or anything

None of the menu buttons work at the top of yahoo mail in firefox when an e-mail is open, I am able to use these in Microsoft Edge. Until the last update of firefox they … (read more)

None of the menu buttons work at the top of yahoo mail in firefox when an e-mail is open, I am able to use these in Microsoft Edge. Until the last update of firefox they worked so something broke in the latest release 103.0.1 is my guess. I restarted without extensions and still broken.

Asked by jfelber 4 months ago

Answered by jfelber 4 months ago

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Bookmark suggestions in URL bar: can I get suggestions only for exact URLs?

In Settings, I have configured "When using the address bar, suggest..." to use my Bookmarks, and nothing else. Let's say I have a bookmark for the URL: https://www.mozill… (read more)

In Settings, I have configured "When using the address bar, suggest..." to use my Bookmarks, and nothing else.

Let's say I have a bookmark for the URL: https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/products/

If I start typing "moz", that bookmark appears in the suggestions, but the autocomplete also offers me the domain's "home" URL, https://www.mozilla.org.

I don't have that "home" URL bookmarked, so I don't want it to be suggested to me - as I told Firefox when I set "Bookmarks" as the only source of suggestions. Often when trying to navigate quickly to a bookmarked page, I assume that autocomplete will be giving me my bookmarked page, and end up accidentally going to the "home URL" instead.

So is there a setting that lets me keep my bookmark suggestions, but disable this "autocomplete with home URL" behaviour?

This isn't specific to mozilla.org: that URL was just an example.

Asked by pg_78 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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yahoo email page from website,

not sure if firefox has had users with email issues over weekend. unable to use menu items eg. move ;delete ;archive ; or lil box for selecting all ; or individual email… (read more)

not sure if firefox has had users with email issues over weekend. unable to use menu items eg. move ;delete ;archive ; or lil box for selecting all ; or individual emails? do you know of a fix? tried logging out n going to webpage directly, to no avail . any ideas? phone app works fine

Asked by oetkbtytr 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox won't load SCORM modules

As a Teacher I load SCORM modules into Canvas. Up to last May they all worked just fine. School just started and I'm now finding my SCORM modules will not open with Fir… (read more)

As a Teacher I load SCORM modules into Canvas. Up to last May they all worked just fine. School just started and I'm now finding my SCORM modules will not open with Firefox. If I use Chrome they work just fine. I have refreshed Firefox and also gone into troubleshooting mode. They still won't load. They do load when played directly from my hard drive. I can't help that some security feature in a newer version of Firefox is blocking this.

Asked by Tom-Brox 3 months ago

Answered by Tom-Brox 3 months ago

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A thin yellow border line around the Firefox window! How to get rid of that?

Hi, Since a few days I have a concern : The Firefox window is surrounded by a thin golden yellow line. In full screen mode or not, that's always visible. I searched the… (read more)

Hi, Since a few days I have a concern : The Firefox window is surrounded by a thin golden yellow line. In full screen mode or not, that's always visible. I searched the web but couldn't find any conclusive solution. If you know please tell me :) It really annoys me :) Thank you.

Asked by misterpascal 3 months ago

Answered by misterpascal 3 months ago

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Scrolling

Pressing the scroll button on my mouse produces a page back instead of scroll arrows. This happens on all sites. I have disabled hardware acceleration, but that has no ef… (read more)

Pressing the scroll button on my mouse produces a page back instead of scroll arrows. This happens on all sites. I have disabled hardware acceleration, but that has no effect on the problem.

I am using latest version of Firefox, on Windows 10.

Asked by trutherfo 3 months ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 3 months ago

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Twitter does not login on Firefox on Ubuntu

i am using Firefox Snap version 103.0.2 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04. Whenever I try logging in to twitter, It shows a blank screen after I press login button after entering … (read more)

i am using Firefox Snap version 103.0.2 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04. Whenever I try logging in to twitter, It shows a blank screen after I press login button after entering the password (Image is attached). I can login to other browsers I have installed on my laptop.

I have tried removing cookies of Twitter.com several times and even reinstalled snap version but the issue is still there. Any fixes for this? I can't keep switching browsers just for using twitter.

Asked by Jamshaid 3 months ago

Answered by Jamshaid 3 months ago

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fake "update available" for firefox

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox" … (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox"

I have never followed this message for I've suspected fake, but it keeps appearing, and every time more and more often along the day (at the beginning it was only once per launch). This keeps occurring in spite of updating to the latest Firefox update (103.0.2) through the "About Firefox" top left menu on my Mac.

Please advise how to get rid of this annoying message. Is this a potential hack or virus attack?

MacBook Pro 15", Late 2013 on Mac Os 10.15.7 "Catalina"

Asked by raul.films 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How to disable autosave for bookmarks

I have the option 'Show editor when saving' checked, so I'm getting the bookmark editor popup window when I want to save a bookmark . However, more often than not, a book… (read more)

I have the option 'Show editor when saving' checked, so I'm getting the bookmark editor popup window when I want to save a bookmark .

However, more often than not, a bookmark is being saved without me clicking the Save button .

My understanding is that it's a feature of sorts, but it's driving me bonkers, and I just can't remember what I need to do to not save a bookmark - hit esc. , click the star button again, use the keyboard shortcut, or whatever it is . Nor do I care to be frank, I really just want Firefox to not save a bookmark without confirmation , which I thought would be the main point of having the optional editor window .

Is there any way to disable autosave for bookmarks completely ? Sorry about the rant, it's just so unintuitive and annoying, and I'm tired of cleaning out my bookmark folders all the time ...

Asked by karlserer 3 months ago

Answered by TechHorse 3 months ago

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when stop scrolling with mousewheel, the page still keeps moving a bit

When I use the scrollwheel, I prefer the image/spreadsheet table/webpage, whatever, to move when, and only as long as I turn the wheel, and immediatly stop moving as soon… (read more)

When I use the scrollwheel, I prefer the image/spreadsheet table/webpage, whatever, to move when, and only as long as I turn the wheel, and immediatly stop moving as soon as I stop turning the wheel.

But FireFox has some sluggish 'creep', by which I mean that the pages keeps (slowly) moving before it finally stops. I personally find that very annoying. It's like having old and rusty brakes on your car.

I checked about:config, but there are many options regarding scrolling, and none of them makes it clear to me what it does.

Can some kind soul tell me how to give me back full control of my mousewheel? Turn = move Don't turn = don't move

TIA!

Asked by jistme 3 months ago

Answered by jistme 3 months ago

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Some icons not displayed on Firefox but do display on other browsers

For several days now, when using Firefox I no longer get the < > and ? search icons - but other browsers display as usual. I have searched settings and can not fine… (read more)

For several days now, when using Firefox I no longer get the < > and ? search icons - but other browsers display as usual. I have searched settings and can not fine anything that helps. I searched Google and found old reports of the same exact problem but the options that fixed the problem - but the settings used are no longer found in Firefox.

Firefox, Brave, and Chrome

Please Help !

Thanks, Hank

Asked by K4HM - Hank 3 months ago

Answered by K4HM - Hank 3 months ago

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Metro PCS

So for the longest time I've had issues trying to load, "https://www.metrobyt-mobile.com" and all I get is: The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a… (read more)

So for the longest time I've had issues trying to load, "https://www.metrobyt-mobile.com" and all I get is:

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to www.metrobyt-mobile.com.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Works fine is all other browser, but Firefox. Even on a brand new laptop I bought I tried to load Metro site through Desktop Firefox and it always comes back with this issue. I've tried disabling everything that is recommended on the forum, but nothing helps, but as I stated, "Brand New Laptop." Which has a clean install of Windows with a clean install of Firefox in Incognito, no sign in, no extension, and still this is the only site that refuses to load for me. I've tried friends and family members Desktop to Laptops as well and same error.

So either Mozilla Firefox has an issue on all Desktops or I am seriously mission something. If it was a software conflict or something a clean Windows install shouldn't have this issue, but it does. I'm putting this out there to Mozilla to look into as to find out if it's an issue on my side, their side, or Metro PCS's side. Funny enough it works fine on the Mozilla Firefox App. I can run the app through Bluestacks and that loads fine on my desktop through an android emulator. It just seems to be Firefox on the Desktop side.

If I click on the little (i) Icon in the address bar it says, "Connection Failure." Clicking on that, "You are not securely connected to this site." If I clear the cookies I get a secure connection, but the just loads blank, no text or anything.

Asked by wristan 3 months ago

Answered by wristan 3 months ago

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Using Firefox with a VPN yields PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Using Windows 11. I'm using a free Proton VPN. My Firefox version is 103.02. I want to be able to continue to use the VPN when using Firefox to check my gmail accounts. I… (read more)

Using Windows 11. I'm using a free Proton VPN. My Firefox version is 103.02. I want to be able to continue to use the VPN when using Firefox to check my gmail accounts. If I disconnect the VPN, Firefox lets me access my mail site without a problem. When I use the VPN connected, I'm getting a PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Is there a way to keep the VPN on and connect with no error? Is there a Firefox setting I can change? I don't have proxy selected in Win 11 connections. Cache is cleared.

Asked by lakshmigoode99 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago