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Latest update (88.0.1) has disabled "Restore previous session".

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an … (read more)

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an inadvertent bug or a design decision?

I'm using a desktop PC running Windows 7. Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 14 hours ago

Answered by mail226 12 hours ago

Restore previous session

I lost a session with many tabs. Unfortunately "Restore previous session" was not available. I found a upgrade.jsonlz4 file with a date and time which would have the ta… (read more)

I lost a session with many tabs.

Unfortunately "Restore previous session" was not available. I found a upgrade.jsonlz4 file with a date and time which would have the tabs on it. The size is larger than other ones so I figured this was the best option. I coppied this and pasted it into profiles. Renamed it sessionstore.jsonlz4... Renamed the sessionstore that was in there already to sessionstoreOLD Restarted firefox and when I click on restore previous session button I just get 2 blank tabs.

I then tried the other files which are significantly smaller but still no dice.

I tried the jefferson scrounger and it just gets stuck on "processing"

Any help would be much appreciated.

Please see screenshot of the files I had available to me and saved to a usb.

Asked by roland.dubek 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Gmail addressee autocomplete intermitent

With Gmail open in Firefox browser, when I start typing the name of the addressee in the TO field, many addressees will not autocomplete, even though they are properly sa… (read more)

With Gmail open in Firefox browser, when I start typing the name of the addressee in the TO field, many addressees will not autocomplete, even though they are properly saved in my Gmail contacts list. I looked for common solution for this ... and found: use different browser. I did, and MS Edge works just fine. Is there a setting in Firefox that will fix this?

Asked by Bart&Carol 3 days ago

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sometimes no HD on Amazon Prime movies

I get a message that HD is not available from Amazon Prime on some movies. Using Chrome or Edge I do not have that problem with the same movies. My equipment and HDMI c… (read more)

I get a message that HD is not available from Amazon Prime on some movies. Using Chrome or Edge I do not have that problem with the same movies. My equipment and HDMI cable is capable and I can play HD on other movies from Amazon Prime in HD on Firefox but not all movies. My internet speed is over 100mg.

Asked by r2perrin 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

Mer än ett fönster öppet

Fram till i förra veckan öppnades ett separat fönster, med separat ikon, i aktivitetsfältet, när man öppnade en länk. Plötsligt i förra veckan försvann den möjligheten N… (read more)

Fram till i förra veckan öppnades ett separat fönster, med separat ikon, i aktivitetsfältet, när man öppnade en länk. Plötsligt i förra veckan försvann den möjligheten Nu öppnas länken, men hamnar i samma ikon som man redan har öppen. Dvs bakom densamma i aktivitetsfältet. Jag släktforskar och behöver ha mina delade släktträd öppna, och dessutom kunna använda andra websidor samtidigt.

Asked by s-bj 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1

To all Firefox gurus: RE: Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1 Have Firefox 78.10.0esr (64-bit) with PLug-in Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1 Have… (read more)

To all Firefox gurus:

RE: Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1

Have Firefox 78.10.0esr (64-bit) with PLug-in Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1

Have (Late-2012) Mac Mini with Mac OSX 10.9.5 (A MUST HAVE, due to it being the last version that is compatible with Nikon and other software no longer supported)

So, upgrading Mac Operating System is not an option.

And, upgrading Firefox does not seem to be an option, because 78.10.0esr is the last compatible version with the Mac 10.9.5 operating system.

The issue I am having is when I go to read the online edition of the newspaper. a long thin yellow bar appears at the top of the screen with "The Widevine Cdm has crashed. (Learn More)" and further down on the page it shows, "Video Player Error Sorry, there has been a technical error with this video stream." with an error code that relates to "Digital Rights Management" . . . It is checked in Preferences > General.

So, not sure what the problem is.

This has occurred within the past two weeks ONLY.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.

Thank you, in advance.

Asked by shepherds_pie 6 days ago

Last reply by shepherds_pie 6 days ago

"View Image"

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a fea… (read more)

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a feature for no reason. I don't want my images in a new tab all the time, sometimes I don't need the current tab. I'm just dumbfounded

Asked by alenthas 2 weeks ago

Last reply by leohoeppner 6 days ago

Can't take full screen screenshots after upgrading to 86.0

Can't take full screen screenshots after upgrading to 86.0 without app freezing up. Have to force quit to continue. I've not changed any settings since the upgrade restar… (read more)

Can't take full screen screenshots after upgrading to 86.0 without app freezing up. Have to force quit to continue.

I've not changed any settings since the upgrade restart.

Using the ellipse function in the address bar as usual.

Thanks.

Asked by TK 2 months ago

restrict extension access permissions by url

if an extension requires an 'Access your data for all websites' permission then firefox requires me to choose either allow this extension to steal all my sensitive data, … (read more)

if an extension requires an 'Access your data for all websites' permission then firefox requires me to choose either allow this extension to steal all my sensitive data, or not to use the extension at all.

for such cases, chrome allows me to choose when and where i prefer to allow the extension to see these data and when and where to restrict it from accessing them: Site access Allow this extension to read and change all your data on websites you visit:

  • On click
  • On specific sites
  • On all sites

does firefox allow this somehow? i'd prefer to have an option to restrict such access in some cases by clicking the extension button, in some - by white or black listing specific sites (mostly whitelisting), and for some cases - do not restrict.

Asked by musilla 9 minutes ago

Unable to access a Website jpg list

Accessing :Politico.com there is a Politico Wuerker cartoon 'list'. The first item is always available. To migrate to any following item on the list I get a "you may ski… (read more)

Accessing :Politico.com there is a Politico Wuerker cartoon 'list'. The first item is always available. To migrate to any following item on the list I get a "you may skip ad in" with no further text. In the past, refresh would allow the next cartoon to be shown. Now, refresh returns to the first cartoon.

Current operation:

  1. Select the URL above
  2. Select any of the numbered bubbles on the bottom or the right 'arrow'
  3. "you may skip ad in" is displayed.
  4. Select refresh, and we start over.

In the past, refresh would migrate to the next jpg image.

On microsoft edge, in the past, (1) there was a right block arrow, (2) clicking on the arrow gets you to the "you may skip ad in" message, and displayed with this is a check box to allow skipping the ad.

As just a curiosity, why did Firefox elect to change the right block arrow to a rectangular black image?

thanks

Asked by slipbits 1 hour ago

Clicking on anything in YouTube gets stuck in loading.

YouTube does not work properly. Before I start, I must mention that I have tried Chrome, Brave and Edge. None of the others have had this problem and I can confidently sa… (read more)

YouTube does not work properly.

Before I start, I must mention that I have tried Chrome, Brave and Edge. None of the others have had this problem and I can confidently say that this only happens with Firefox and Firefox Nightly as well.

Something that I should also mention is I have security.enterprise_roots.enabled set to true in about:config. This is because when it's set to false, Any google related webpage shows a Potential Security Warning. I don't know if this has anything to do with the issue I am having with YouTube but I still wanted to mention it.

Finally, the problem - Firefox and Firefox Nightly both get stuck on loading whenever I click on anything on YouTube. Be it the Channel Icon to go to the channel or a video or even the search bar. Anything that should take me to the next page gets stuck. Screenshot is attached. The only way to open the video or the page is to reload it or to stop the loading enter the link and then manually do it every time I need to click on something in YouTube. I have reinstalled Firefox. Reset everything. Even reinstalled windows. But the issue persists. Any help is appreciated. Thanks

Asked by Manavik Ray 1 hour ago

the problem of displaying text, video, pictures

From time to time, in the last couple of months, the following trend has been observed: the names of the tabs disappear, the letters change color, the video windows br… (read more)

From time to time, in the last couple of months, the following trend has been observed: the names of the tabs disappear, the letters change color, the video windows break and turn green, when typing, the characters are not always displayed and / or disappear in the search bar. With another browser, there are no such problems.

Asked by Orlov010896 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Pop up within a tab, changes my tab view?

For a long time this scenario has worked fine.... I have multiple tabs open, we'll just say A & B. In Tab A I click something I know will generate a pop up on this pa… (read more)

For a long time this scenario has worked fine.... I have multiple tabs open, we'll just say A & B. In Tab A I click something I know will generate a pop up on this page in a while, but I manually swap to Tab B to start working on something else. When the pop up appears in Tab A, I can see the text of the tab go bold, and my view remains on Tab B so I can continue as I want.

But now suddenly, when I switch to Tab B, once that pop up appears in Tab A my view is forcibly changed to Tab A instantly. Pretty inconvenient since it interrupts what I'm doing in Tab B.

How can I go back to the original behavior?

Asked by tyler11 2 hours ago

unable to play Amazon video even after enabling Widevine Content Decryption.

I'm unable to play Amazon prime video with Firefox version 78.9.0esr. It just pops out a message saying "Firefox is installing some additional add-ons. Please try again l… (read more)

I'm unable to play Amazon prime video with Firefox version 78.9.0esr. It just pops out a message saying "Firefox is installing some additional add-ons. Please try again later".

Asked by Sukhman 3 hours ago

Add-On Icon Not Showing Up In Toolbar

I've just today attempted to make the switch from Chrome to Firefox, so I apologize for my unfamiliarity with the browser. I've found that one of my add-ons does not show… (read more)

I've just today attempted to make the switch from Chrome to Firefox, so I apologize for my unfamiliarity with the browser. I've found that one of my add-ons does not show up in the Toolbar, where I would much prefer it to be for ease of access.

  • I have already attempted two other fixes I have read about: one about deleting files in the Firefox folder and restarting Firefox, as well as another involving the "Customize Toolbar..." option from the dropdown hamburger menu. The former yielded no results other than resetting my other extensions' access to Private Browsing. With regards to the latter, the add-on in question is nowhere to be found - this is not the case with the others, which show up and can be moved freely in and out of the Toolbar.
  • In the case that I may be asked to check it - I have ensured that I did download the add-on, as it is present in the "Manage Your Extensions" menu in the add-ons manager.

Are there other solutions that I may attempt before writing off the issue as specific to this add-on?

Thank you in advance.

Asked by ludicrine 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Download links not working

Have been running the current version of FF on Windows 8.1 with no problems for a long while. Suddenly find that no download links work; Torrents, OneDrive, GoogleDrive … (read more)

Have been running the current version of FF on Windows 8.1 with no problems for a long while.

Suddenly find that no download links work; Torrents, OneDrive, GoogleDrive - even the download link on FF's page.

Have found that I can right-click a torrent on public sites and copy the link into uTorrent and get a result that works. But won't work on private torrent sites - Invalid Torrent File!

Also lost the 'Display download progress' down-arrow from the task bar, managed to restore it after selecting Customize Toolbar, where it doesn't appear as an option but magically reappeared on the Taskbar.

Please help.

Asked by bjthedj 5 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 hour ago

Still can't get back old bookmarks

My bookmarks completely disappeared this morning. I have tried all the restore options and nothing is working. There are not even default bookmarks. Any time I try to ac… (read more)

My bookmarks completely disappeared this morning. I have tried all the restore options and nothing is working. There are not even default bookmarks. Any time I try to access an old backup date it tells me it can't perform the function. And under the Bookmark menu there is no "Manage Bookmarks" at the bottom as suggested. Anyone else experiencing this. Any fix? It is Firefox 78.10 if thAt makes a difference.

Asked by lwarshow 5 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 hour ago

Since update, FF won't open magnet links

Problem: After this morning's update to 88.01 64-bit, magnet links do not work What I've tried: Found instructions online for resetting using about:config, but it's not w… (read more)

Problem: After this morning's update to 88.01 64-bit, magnet links do not work What I've tried: Found instructions online for resetting using about:config, but it's not working because the right click isn't bringing up the menu to allow me to create a new protocol and even after setting network.protocol-handler.expose.magnet to false, right clicking the magnet link doesn't let me choose a program. It just brings up the regular right-click windows menu. TIA for your help.

Asked by dsa65 6 hours ago