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Have a backup of sessionstore.jsonlz4 but cant get firefox to use it

So Amazon audible popped up a firefox session with a talking book after I shutdown. So firefox saved this session to restore next time. I shut down firefox while I: 1. I … (read more)

So Amazon audible popped up a firefox session with a talking book after I shutdown. So firefox saved this session to restore next time.

I shut down firefox while I:

1. I understand the file sessionstore.jsonlz4 in session store is a backup of the old tabs. So I saved it

2. I then copied it to the sessionstore folder under the profile. (I only have one folder under the profile folder so it must be the correct target). As a precaution, I also copied the file and renamed it previous.jsonlz4 and recovery.jsonlz4

But I cant get firefox to load it. Firefox stubbornly loads the tabs i just used and then creates new files called previous.jsonlz4 and recovery.jsonlz4 which overwrites my backed up files

So my question is how do I make firefox use the backup file I saved?

TIA/gary

Asked by stamp2 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

How can I add a picture

I would like to add different pictures to the Fire Fox Home page from time to time. How can I add a picture to the home screen? I am switching from Google Chrome because … (read more)

I would like to add different pictures to the Fire Fox Home page from time to time. How can I add a picture to the home screen? I am switching from Google Chrome because Google is no longer supporting Windows 7 Pro 64 byte.

Asked by rdg_tech 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

How to reload Firefox bookmarks icons

Hi All my icons changed to a globe image yesterday. I don't know why. However, I discovered that if I opened a bookmark, the correct icon reappeared. With 30 bookmarks to… (read more)

Hi All my icons changed to a globe image yesterday. I don't know why. However, I discovered that if I opened a bookmark, the correct icon reappeared. With 30 bookmarks to work on, this seemed like a lot of time, BUT your can "Open All Bookmarks in Tabs" and if you wait long enough, all your icons will be restored to those which the websites supply.

Asked by Jim 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

will not print--just rotates forever with no action to print, just spins and spins

is there someone who can answer a simple question that I know other people are having? Why is it impossible to print an article from the internet? When I hit print, "pr… (read more)

is there someone who can answer a simple question that I know other people are having? Why is it impossible to print an article from the internet? When I hit print, "print preview" comes on and the little spinning doohickie just goes round and round. Is there no one who can tell us how to stop this and print a simple article? It's like Biden, it just spins and spins and does nothing.

Asked by rhnunn 3 months ago

Last reply by JeffBr 17 hours ago

WaterFox Help

I want to install an older version of WaterFox. (I have my reasons for doing so). I can download and install an older version, but investigating the version after the ins… (read more)

I want to install an older version of WaterFox. (I have my reasons for doing so). I can download and install an older version, but investigating the version after the install on Windows 7 reveals that it is NOT the version I downloaded. But is instead the newest version available. I have tried several uninstallers and deleted profiles and strings in the registry but nothing seems to help installing an older version. Can anyone offer some advice?

Asked by kkdj 21 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 20 hours ago

Yahoo Mail

The last update a few days ago has caused Yahoo mail to not work properly. I tried using it on two others browsers & it works fine. I can't check or delete or move an… (read more)

The last update a few days ago has caused Yahoo mail to not work properly. I tried using it on two others browsers & it works fine. I can't check or delete or move any emails. Can I get a link to the last version of Firefox?

Asked by kevinbore 1 day ago

Last reply by kevinbore 1 day ago

PLEASE ADD THIS NEW COOL FEATURE: highlight the tab that I was before i tabbed to current tab, but didnt closed previous

Hi, First of all, I should ask: Is there a such feature gained with settings or addons that highlights my previous tab, that I didn't closed, but moved from to current ta… (read more)

Hi,

First of all, I should ask: Is there a such feature gained with settings or addons that highlights my previous tab, that I didn't closed, but moved from to current tab?

For example: I have 20 tabs opened. And I'm lurking between them so I need to know what was the previous tab where I was before moved to the current tab.

If this feature does not exists I kindly offer to implement it.

Thanks

Asked by AmaMama45 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Please... Make It Stop

It keeps asking me to UPDATE and I keep clicking DISMISS. I want to turn off update checking. I keep asking for this feature to be restored, and no one is listening. It s… (read more)

It keeps asking me to UPDATE and I keep clicking DISMISS. I want to turn off update checking. I keep asking for this feature to be restored, and no one is listening. It seems to me that what we want as users no longer matters anymore. I DO NOT WANT Firefox TO CHECK FOR UPDATES. I don't like being nagged.

Asked by PF 2 days ago

Last reply by PF 1 day ago

Firefox Color Hanging Up The Browser

We have heard it before that the Addons can interfere with the proper functioning of Firefox. If there is a problem, than one of the first things to consider is to run Fi… (read more)

We have heard it before that the Addons can interfere with the proper functioning of Firefox. If there is a problem, than one of the first things to consider is to run Firefox without the Addons. What seems to be happening is that with each new version of Firefox, there is the possibility that one of the Addons will become problematic. The Addon called "Firefox Color" would hang up the Firefox Browser when it was first opened. I have the Bar on top set to certain shade of Blue, and the Browser would start with the wrong color and takes several minutes for the right color to appear. Meanwhile the browser would be hung up and non functional. I would wait several minutes and could not browse. Firefox was waiting for something to initiate and became nonfunctional during that period. After several minutes I would shut Firefox and reopen, and get that ANNOYING MESSAGE... Firefox is still open. So I am trying again and again to get the Firefox to enable, and finally the Bar on top changes to the selected shade of Blue and is working again. So what did I do? I disabled "Firefox Color". So I no longer have that problem.

Asked by PF 2 days ago

font performance problem

Hi, I use google type Montserrat on my site (impres.bg). What Firefox displays is the font at the thinnest width (100). This is a problem only on firefox, on other browse… (read more)

Hi, I use google type Montserrat on my site (impres.bg). What Firefox displays is the font at the thinnest width (100). This is a problem only on firefox, on other browsers the font is displayed correctly. This is a disaster for page performance and design. I'm losing users who use this browser.

I can't find where the problem is, apparently it only occurs in Firefox.

thanks

Asked by galgo4e 3 days ago

Last reply by galgo4e 3 days ago

Problem Loading Page

Hello Fire Fox, I am trying to access a personal account through a client portal & every time I try I get his error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. I have cleared my cac… (read more)

Hello Fire Fox,

I am trying to access a personal account through a client portal & every time I try I get his error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR.

I have cleared my cache & every other trouble shooting option available to me. I need to access this client portal asap.

My HP computer is old 2014/15 & is running on Windows 7, does that have anything to do with my issue?

I have tried accessing this client portal on my new smartphone, newer Samsung tablet as well as another newer computer & I keep getting the same message.

Is it the website or my device?

Any advice is greatly appreciated, thank you.

Asked by jnrgonzo98 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

YouTube "Loop" feature turns off randomly - videos stop playing

When I play a Youtube video on loop (by right-clicking the video and selecting "Loop" from the context menu so a checkmark appears next to the word "Loop"), it should pla… (read more)

When I play a Youtube video on loop (by right-clicking the video and selecting "Loop" from the context menu so a checkmark appears next to the word "Loop"), it should play an infinite number of times until stopped.

I am noticing that Firefox will turn off the loop feature on its own, after a random number of plays, without user intervention, and the video will end.

This could happen after just one play, or after a few plays, or after many plays hours later.

I have tested this issue in non-Firefox browsers, and it does not occur with them.

It happens in most any version of Firefox I try, including FF88 and the recent FF109.

Please see attached screenshots.

Is this a known bug?

Thanks!

Asked by Slouch 3 days ago

Random closing of Yahoo site after downloading any file

Recently Firefox is randomly closing automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail. This happens only with Yahoo business mail and not with other websit… (read more)

Recently Firefox is randomly closing automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail. This happens only with Yahoo business mail and not with other websites. So, when downloading a file from other websites (gmail, etc.) everything is O.K. This happened recently when Yahoo updated its software. Also, happens only with Firefox

Asked by cs_surveyor 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

audio in video playing in firefox stops if i add a new tab or add a tab in existing browser

When I play a video or audio, the audio stops abruptly if i add a new tab or switch between tab. This is of recent nature. There is no yellow marks on the device manager.… (read more)

When I play a video or audio, the audio stops abruptly if i add a new tab or switch between tab. This is of recent nature. There is no yellow marks on the device manager. When I click the sound is totally gone. I have not changed any settings. I tried a thread solution of making false in auto pref media in about:config. But that does notfix the problem. why this happens and how to fix it I was adding speakers to a pc after quite long time and the sound plays well. But i could not hear the audio if i change the tab or add a new tab

Asked by jrj 6 days ago

Last reply by willjoe24421 4 days ago

Wells Fargo sign on not working - 109.0

Prior to the most recent Firefox update (109.0), I was able to sign on to my account on the Wells Fargo website. https://www.wellsfargo.com/ Now after updating, Firefox… (read more)

Prior to the most recent Firefox update (109.0), I was able to sign on to my account on the Wells Fargo website. https://www.wellsfargo.com/ Now after updating, Firefox is not allowing a sign on. Other browsers work fine.

Asked by backdrft76 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

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Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

Can't install Firefox

Hello, I have downloaded Firefox installer but I couldn't install it. It's giving issue that you need to start over but when i start over again it gives the same issue. I… (read more)

Hello, I have downloaded Firefox installer but I couldn't install it. It's giving issue that you need to start over but when i start over again it gives the same issue. I have some pending work to do on my blog so I nee to install it ASAP. How can i fix it? Thanks

Asked by zwigzsq038 5 days ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 5 days ago