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transferring FF browser to new computer

I'm buying a new computer and I'm wondering is there a method/procedure that I can use to transfer the entire FF browser including settings, extensions, bookmarks, and pa… (read more)

I'm buying a new computer and I'm wondering is there a method/procedure that I can use to transfer the entire FF browser including settings, extensions, bookmarks, and passwords without having to reinstall all those items individually? I know I can save and import bookmarks but what about everything else? I look forward to anyone comments. Thanks

Asked by arejfour 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Firefox sorting bookmarks by date not saving..

Hello, I'm trying to sort bookmark folders by date. I followed some threads on-line, but its not saving. Am I missing something? I'm going to Manage Bookmarks (see screen… (read more)

Hello,

I'm trying to sort bookmark folders by date. I followed some threads on-line, but its not saving. Am I missing something?

I'm going to Manage Bookmarks (see screenshot) i'm able to select a folder and click Views and it defaulted to 'unsorted' I select Sort by Added and the latest bookmarks in this area sort by latest on the TOP first. Perfect!

I exit out check bookmarks and they are still sorted in the reverse... meaning latest bookmark is still at the bottom and my very first bookmark in this folder is at the top.

Maybe its not designed this way? if so I don't see the reason to go under Managed Bookmarks and sort by anything if its not going to save that way.

Moral of the story trying to sort by date added in any folder not name (which is only thing I see when right clicking on any folder). I want latest saved bookmarks sorted from TOP down not latest's starting at the bottom.

Thanks

Asked by 22Green 9 months ago

Answered by Zian 9 months ago

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Constant updates to Firefox every time I open my browser

I have Firefox version 97.0.2 (64 bit) for Windows. Lately, every time I start up the browser, it's trying to install an update. I haven't had this problem before with… (read more)

I have Firefox version 97.0.2 (64 bit) for Windows. Lately, every time I start up the browser, it's trying to install an update. I haven't had this problem before with Firefox (and I've been using it for several years now). Is there something I need to do to stop this?

Asked by jsctro 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Removal of bookmarks that Remove Bookmarks leaves listed and are not eliminated from browser and are still live.

Tell me how to get rid of these unwanted URLS from my system. They pose a security risk. One link Regal Henrietta is one that was closed 2 years ago. I have been trying … (read more)

Tell me how to get rid of these unwanted URLS from my system. They pose a security risk. One link Regal Henrietta is one that was closed 2 years ago. I have been trying to clean unneeded bookmarks in my Firefox for the Mac on my iMac vintage late 2013.

Asked by ddmeisel 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Homepage randomly switches to MSN?

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since… (read more)

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since it is obtrusive and anti-Mozilla to me.

If y'all are sneaking it in for that sweet ad revenue, I understand, but I would donate to avoid this issue.

Otherwise Firefox / Thunderbird are awesome, and I appreciate all that you do!

Cheers, Elliot

Asked by deanel018 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Evernote Webclipper Add-On enabled but not showing in taskbar

Hi, I have installed Evernote Webclipper add-on. It is showing as enabled on the add-on management page but there is no Evernote icon showing on the taskbar so I cannot c… (read more)

Hi,

I have installed Evernote Webclipper add-on. It is showing as enabled on the add-on management page but there is no Evernote icon showing on the taskbar so I cannot clip anything on screen. Please advise what may be causing this and how I can solve the problem. Thank you.

Asked by andrewHoughton 11 months ago

Answered by andrewHoughton 11 months ago

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Web Page not correctly displayed

Firefox used to display this web page fine, and one day it just stopped. https://www.jdfarag.org/bible-prophecy Chrome always did and still does display this page correct… (read more)

Firefox used to display this web page fine, and one day it just stopped. https://www.jdfarag.org/bible-prophecy Chrome always did and still does display this page correctly.

I have Firefox 97.0.2 64bit I have Chrome 99.0.4844.51 32bit The two browsers have identical extensions except for Firefox Color I have Windows 10 Pro 64bit

How can I make Firefox display the page: https://www.jdfarag.org/bible-prophecy

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Asked by r.j.dill 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Can't login to NY Times site using Firefox

I can't login to the NY Times website using Firefox. I'm sure I'm using the correct password because I can log in using a different browser. I don't save passwords in Fir… (read more)

I can't login to the NY Times website using Firefox. I'm sure I'm using the correct password because I can log in using a different browser. I don't save passwords in Firefox. I enter them manually or use a password manager. As I said, I'm certain I'm using a valid password. I've cleared the cookies and all of the items under History on the Settings page. When I close Firefox, nothing is saved. When I contact NYT customer service, I was informed that they've had a lot of requests for assistance from Firefox users, and nothing was out of order with those users' NYT login; the problem was with Firefox.

Please advise.

Asked by kenr2 2 weeks ago

Answered by kenr2 1 week ago