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Syncing passwords, bookmarks, tabs, etc. without Firefox Sync

Hey, My employer recently updated its information security policy, and as a part of that disabled Firefox accounts on our work laptops. Is there a way to "manually" sync … (read more)

Hey,

My employer recently updated its information security policy, and as a part of that disabled Firefox accounts on our work laptops. Is there a way to "manually" sync passwords, bookmarks, tabs etc. to and from a computer that is not logged in? Installing third party software is, because of the same security policy, not an option.

I've relied heavily on Firefox Sync in the past, as I often come across items of interest that I bookmark on my private laptop that I would like to access on my work computer and vice versa, passwords are updated often etc. The updated security policy has become a real nuisance, so I am looking for a workaround. ;)

(And yes, I am talking to our IT department, and they are at least semi interested in finding a solution.)

Appreciate any help!

-K

Asked by kristian.vea 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Cannot log into Twitter on Firefox anymore

At first I was getting the something not wrong but don't fret we'll give it another shot message so I looked online and added Twitter to a block list and cleared all my c… (read more)

At first I was getting the something not wrong but don't fret we'll give it another shot message so I looked online and added Twitter to a block list and cleared all my cookies. This got rid of that message and I was able to get to the login page but when I go to login it still won't let me. I know the password is right (it also doesn't say anything like incorrect username/password). Someone in another forum had mentioned going into configs and flicking something from true to false or vice versa and that also didn't work. Most places I look just say the same old thing about cookies. It works perfectly fine on the mobile app and Chrome still but I prefer Firefox. I'm out of ideas.

Asked by merriska_carrier 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Proxy about:blank

Hello, I installed a proxy on Firefox. On the website facebook.com when I click on a button that open a new firefox window to connect my instagram account to my facebook … (read more)

Hello,

I installed a proxy on Firefox. On the website facebook.com when I click on a button that open a new firefox window to connect my instagram account to my facebook page, it opens a white page with "about:blank" URL instead of the instagram registration page. What does it mean and what am I supposed to do to solve it?

Thank you.

MARTIN Raphaël

Asked by raphmartin1999 1 year ago

Last reply by raphmartin1999 1 year ago

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How to edit or delete a posted Firefox Support question or reply?

Is there a way to make changes to a Firefox Support question that I've posted (like fixing typos, etc.)? And/or make changes to a reply I've posted to someone else's que… (read more)

Is there a way to make changes to a Firefox Support question that I've posted (like fixing typos, etc.)? And/or make changes to a reply I've posted to someone else's question thread?

And how do you entirely delete your posted question or reply, if you wish to for any reason?

Asked by demoneyes 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Download failure

When trying to download update I get the following on Windows 7- XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location: chrome://mozapps/content/edownloads/unknown Content Type.x… (read more)

When trying to download update I get the following on Windows 7-

XML Parsing Error: undefined entity

Location: chrome://mozapps/content/edownloads/unknown Content Type.xul Line Number 79, Column 54:

<description id="settingsChange" hidden="true">&settingsChangeOptions.label;</description>

Asked by Chuck 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Disable Updates, make old addons work again, stop hitting hard memory limit

what is it so hard to disable updates and stop your releases and keep my profile and addons. I had enough of your browser as with every update more things go wrong, missi… (read more)

what is it so hard to disable updates and stop your releases and keep my profile and addons. I had enough of your browser as with every update more things go wrong, missing or disabled. I just want to use the internet with the old addons I donw want any of your new features crap. With 8GB or ram your last browser fails to stop freezing my computer with your ram usage and process limit. I use basically the same addons and scripts as with FIrefox 52 and everything fails to work now. I hope someone can make a usable browser that does the simple things that I want and not have to deal with this again.

[Profanity removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.]

Asked by zh0so 1 year ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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There should be a disclaimer for "frefresh firefox" notifications

I got the notification recommend me to refresh my firefox at the bottom, which only states that it will make my firefox run faster. But it didn't mention it will delete a… (read more)

I got the notification recommend me to refresh my firefox at the bottom, which only states that it will make my firefox run faster. But it didn't mention it will delete all my add-ons, reset my layouts, mess up my about:config settings. Which lead to unwanted automatic update download and installation. This is completely BS.

Asked by slytherin100 11 months ago

Last reply by slytherin100 11 months ago

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Firefox Updates & Merging Info.

Every time there is a Firefox Update, I end up going back to the previous shortcut on my desktop to find my bookmarks, passwords, etc. Please advise, as I delay doing upd… (read more)

Every time there is a Firefox Update, I end up going back to the previous shortcut on my desktop to find my bookmarks, passwords, etc. Please advise, as I delay doing updates for this reason. Very frustrated!

Asked by pamsfeed 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Firefox Maximized window blocks Windows task bar from use

Firefox Maximized window blocks Windows task bar from being accessed. Have to downsize the window to reveal desktop in order to use the task bar. Does not matter if in sa… (read more)

Firefox Maximized window blocks Windows task bar from being accessed. Have to downsize the window to reveal desktop in order to use the task bar. Does not matter if in safe mode, scrubbed all settings and new install of firefox does not change the behavior.

Asked by don544 9 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 9 months ago

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White border at the top of Firefox browser

Hi, I experimented for maybe 30 mins trying to get rid of a white border at the top of the browser but were unsuccessful and the others mentioning border problems seems t… (read more)

Hi, I experimented for maybe 30 mins trying to get rid of a white border at the top of the browser but were unsuccessful and the others mentioning border problems seems to suffer more from a white thick line surrounding all sides...

Basically, I got a new computer and with it the latest firefox update. I never noticed how prominent the top border of the browser is, especially in dark mode and I'm wondering if there's a way to get rid of it and move the minimize/close browser buttons down to the tab section of the browser instead? And if that doesn't work, is there a way to darken the top border to the same black as the rest of the browser?

Kind regards Thomas

Asked by thomas_ohlin 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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play'n videos like youtobe or ads in wew pages

When I try to play a video on the browser, i.e. a you to be video, an aid show, etc. Firefox only shows a green video window without any image, only the time bar on the b… (read more)

When I try to play a video on the browser, i.e. a you to be video, an aid show, etc. Firefox only shows a green video window without any image, only the time bar on the bottom of the window. Could I have any help. P.D., other browsers like chrome or i.e. work o.k. Thanks.

Asked by Miguel 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox won't remember password

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older F… (read more)

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older Firefox I've tried everything the website administrator suggested and nothing works Please don't ask me to upgrade my Firefox again because I don't know what other unwanted things are going to happen.

Thanks

Asked by leandean1 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Synchronizing bookmarks

I have a new computer and am having trouble completing synchronizing the bookmarks from my other devices. I have made all the entries required, I am signed in other devi… (read more)

I have a new computer and am having trouble completing synchronizing the bookmarks from my other devices. I have made all the entries required, I am signed in other devices but the bookmarks are not coming through

Asked by bascodegama 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox automatically connecting to multiple IP addresses. Is it a security issue?

As soon as I start the Firefox Browser, it is connecting to multiple IP addresses. Any idea why it is doing so? Is there a way to stop it? Is it a privacy and security is… (read more)

As soon as I start the Firefox Browser, it is connecting to multiple IP addresses. Any idea why it is doing so? Is there a way to stop it? Is it a privacy and security issue?

I have already changed most of the setting as mentioned in the following article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections

Some of the IP connections have stopped after making those changes. But there are still few connections. They are: - 35.244.181.201 (This is Google LLC) - 13.227.142.108 (This is Amazon) - 117.18.237.29 (This appears to be Verizon Media) - 54.70.109.38 (This is Amazon) - 52.38.31.225 (This is Amazon)

It will be great if someone could shed some light on this issue. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Firefox User 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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downloaded ppt(x) files are broken

i can't remember since when, but it's some time now, that if i download a ppt(x) file it's always, always broken. 1- it's broken beyond repair 2- the files are ok if i do… (read more)

i can't remember since when, but it's some time now, that if i download a ppt(x) file it's always, always broken.

1- it's broken beyond repair 2- the files are ok if i download using a third party app, like fdm 3- it's only ppt(x) files 4- no alerts or reports from my antivirus 5- i use ff 72.0.2

Asked by farid.at 1 year ago

Last reply by farid.at 1 year ago