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my reminderfox add-on disappeared after firefox update. How can I reinstall it without losing the data?

my reminder fox add-on disappeared after firefox update. I can install this add-on again, but then I will lose all the data that was there before update. How can I reinst… (read more)

my reminder fox add-on disappeared after firefox update. I can install this add-on again, but then I will lose all the data that was there before update. How can I reinstall it without losing the data?

Asked by pgruental 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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My Avast antivirus is telling me it blocks "JS:Iframe-DPX[Trj] Infection" each time I go to use Mozilla I have removed and reload Mozilla but still get the mess

My Avast antivirus is telling me it blocks "JS:Iframe-DPX[Trj] Infection" each time I go to use Mozilla. I have removed and reload Mozilla but still get the message. Can … (read more)

My Avast antivirus is telling me it blocks "JS:Iframe-DPX[Trj] Infection" each time I go to use Mozilla. I have removed and reload Mozilla but still get the message. Can anyone tell me how to remove this virus that apparently has attached itself to Mozilla. Thanks Bill

Asked by AussieBill 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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suddenly won't load. did clean reinstall. shows in processes not in applications.

tried it in safe mode. removed it in safe mode. reinstalled it. even removed the folder as some help suggested. still it seems to load but nothing comes up. I can find it… (read more)

tried it in safe mode. removed it in safe mode. reinstalled it. even removed the folder as some help suggested. still it seems to load but nothing comes up. I can find it in processes but it never shows up in applications. was unsuccessful at a restore and then saw a 'xpcom' note. Don't understand. no updates or changes in config. just stopped working.

Asked by mgb74gt 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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plugin check not working

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have … (read more)

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have 2.1.2 installed so the plugin checker is detecting the wrong version. I have had v2.1.2 installed since December 9th 2013 and run the plugin checker on a weekly basis so i'm not sure why it has suddenly decided that this is a vulnerable plugin.

I am running Firefox 26.0 on Windows XP

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Asked by richlaughlin 7 years ago

Answered by richlaughlin 7 years ago

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sessionstore.js cannot be created.

I have checked all my settings, everything in about:config is fine as far as session storing is concerned, i have tried using an add-on to save my session but the creatio… (read more)

I have checked all my settings, everything in about:config is fine as far as session storing is concerned, i have tried using an add-on to save my session but the creation of 'sessionstore.js" is just impossible.

Asked by 2jzgte 7 years ago

Answered by 2jzgte 7 years ago

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Flash will not work in FF26, it works in Chrome and IE. I reinstalled FF and Flash several times. I cannot adjust the local storage setting for Flash either.

Flash will not work on certain web sites. I never had a problem before with flash on FF in the nearly 15 years that I have used FF. Just recently it stopped working for… (read more)

Flash will not work on certain web sites. I never had a problem before with flash on FF in the nearly 15 years that I have used FF. Just recently it stopped working for some reason and on certain sites flash will not work, NHL.com and a kid's website Herotopia being just two of them. I updated FF, Adobe flash to the newest version reinstalled them several times deleted all files that were stored on my laptop; i.e. profiles, saved bookmarks anything that I could locate and in all the user accounts and in the app data local, local low, and roaming folders. What is strange is that I cannot adjust the local storage setting for flash either. When I visit Adobe's site to view the Adobe Flash Player settings manager I can move the scroll bar but cannot check the: allow third party flash content to store data on your computer. I cannot do that on a website where flash will not work. When I try and changed it on any website it goes back to zero. Not sure it that is part of the problem. I tired numerous suggestions on the support pages here but nothing works. I even tried to this http://forums.adobe.com/message/4566499#4566499#4566499

The other odd thing is that I used to get the "Warning: Unresponsive script" prompt that says "A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete." sometimes when I would shop on Macy's.com. That would be the only site that this happened on. I know I have only limited tech knowledge but I have been trying to figure this out for a few days now and just do not know what happen. The only thing I can think of is that I have corrupt files somewhere that is causing this issue. I just updated to Windows 8.1 this evening in hopes that may help but to no avail. I would be very disappointing if I could not use FF or have to go back and forth using Chrome and FF. Sorry for the long posting but any solutions would be very much appreciated.

Asked by mghpgh 7 years ago

Answered by mghpgh 7 years ago

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I am unable to open a section of cPanel for Awstats

I am using Mozilla Firefox,BUT all programs work correctly excepting for Awstats,which when open,all I get is all the data and information down the left hand side of the … (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox,BUT all programs work correctly excepting for Awstats,which when open,all I get is all the data and information down the left hand side of the page and I am unable to open any of this program. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.


Thanking you


Peter

Asked by Peakhillfm 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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I made a couple bookmark for link to a direct pdf file. So the bookmarked sited ends with : " .pdf " I can't delete those bookmarked sites. It stays there.

I made a couple bookmarks. These bookmarked sites end with the extention: '.pdf'. Its a link that i can directly see/download the PDF file. Now that i dont need them anym… (read more)

I made a couple bookmarks. These bookmarked sites end with the extention: '.pdf'. Its a link that i can directly see/download the PDF file. Now that i dont need them anymore, i want to delete them. But when i open the bookmarks, right-click on the bookmark and press 'delete', it wont delete. It stays right where they are. Other bookmarks can be deleted, but those that are direct link to a pdf file cant.

Asked by iillkkaayy 7 years ago

Answered by guigs 7 years ago

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Solution: Saving All The Tabs And Reloading Them Anywhere (From Archived Thread)

Hi, My problem "was" that I was working on Firefox at my home and at my office. As computers are fast these days, I am in habit of opening large number of tabs in firefox… (read more)

Hi,

My problem "was" that I was working on Firefox at my home and at my office. As computers are fast these days, I am in habit of opening large number of tabs in firefox. And I always wanted to open the same tabs at my office which I was opening at my home and vice versa. I further wanted to clean the browsing history after leaving the computer at my work as well as home.

While searching through the forums, I reached to this thread:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/960096

And to my satisfaction, the exact answer was not there.

Anyways, doing a little more search, I found why I will never stop loving Firefox and its because of its wonderful "addons".

So here I re-write the problem,

I want to save the addresses of different tabs opened in my Firefox and save them to a file that can be re-opened by Firefox on the same computer or on a different computer with the option to clean the browser history after leaving the computer.

Solution: "Session Manager Addon" of firefox.

Steps to the solution:

1. Download and install a firefox addon called "session manager".

URL: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/session-manager/

2. After installing this addon, go to Firefox -> Sesion Manager -> Session Manager -> Session Manager Options. (or to Tools -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Session Manager Options)

Go to "Advanced" tab.

Now change the default location for saving the session. Say you name it to your desktop.

Now, you have "Session Manager" addon installed, the default location of saving the session file is known to you (say your desktop).

3. Now go to, "Firefox -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Save Session" and give your session a name under the option "Save the current session as". (or to "Tools -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Save Session")

4. Suppose you give your session a name called "New Session". In your default location of saving the session (say your desktop), you will get a file named "New Session.session"

5. Now this file is the key. It's a small file and you can simply email it to yourself or carry it to your work with you.

6. Just place this file at same location on the different computer and repeat Steps 1 and 2.

7. Now Session Manager is installed and configured on the other computer and the file has been copied to the desktop of this other computer.

8. Go to Firefox -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Load Session (or to Tools -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Load Session) and the saved session will be loaded to the different computer by Firefox.


Now, how this addon can help someone?

1. It is extremely useful for people like me who are addicted to opening many many tabs at once and want to resume working from the same set of tabs whether they are at home, office or some other place.

2. Suppose, you are surfing some personal sites that you do not want other people to know and you can't bookmark those sites. You are on a different computer, say at your office and want to clean the browsing history too.

The best option in such cases is to save the session completely and re-load it on a different computer.

I personally found "Session Manager" addon better than "copy urls expert".

The only improvement I would like to see is that Firefox itself should allow multiple tabs to saved to a file that can be opened by Firefox just like we open a saved HTML page.

And thanks to Michael Kraft for creating this wonderful addon... Really liked and I hope my post help others.

thanks

Asked by vipinkr3 7 years ago

Answered by guigs 7 years ago

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copy/paste links on microsoft forum

I answer questions in several different forums. What I have tried so far, resetting firefox, running firefox in safe mode, restarting pc, restarting firefox I can copy/pa… (read more)

I answer questions in several different forums.

What I have tried so far, resetting firefox, running firefox in safe mode, restarting pc, restarting firefox

I can copy/paste in xp forums here:

http://www.xpforums.com/

as you can see above the link is not in link form the address would have to by typed in or copy/paste into the address bar of a new tab.

I generally can copy paste links with no problems except here in firefox.

can copy text between tabs and from documents to reply box, links from my documents will show up in reply boxes as links.

Not sure what other details are need but will provide whatever is needed.


Edit: it appears now that the link did post as a link. will test on the microsoft forums. 12:25 am

Edit 2: no it did not work after submission on the microsoft forum, still copy/paste as plain text.

Asked by Elizabeth23 7 years ago

Answered by Elizabeth23 7 years ago

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Had internet connection problem. Now fixed BUT specificaly www.yahoo.com (previous homepage) does not open properly. When I try to open it, it says "Nointernet"

I had some internet connection problems. Now they are fixed BUT my previous homepage: www.yahoo.com does not open properly anymore. All other web pages work fine. When I … (read more)

I had some internet connection problems. Now they are fixed BUT my previous homepage: www.yahoo.com does not open properly anymore. All other web pages work fine. When I try to open www.yahoo.com a message appears (probably from the internet provider) saying "Nointernet"...

Asked by nstavrul 7 years ago

Answered by guigs 7 years ago

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Firefox 26 on OS X 10.9.1 still has huge memory usuage (leak) which leads to crash

Hi, The subject is sort of self explanatory but for the last few months (not sure exactly when) i have had regular Firefox crashes, it seems to happen when i'm out of mem… (read more)

Hi, The subject is sort of self explanatory but for the last few months (not sure exactly when) i have had regular Firefox crashes, it seems to happen when i'm out of memory and FF has used all the available RAM. I have a MBP with i7 and 8gig of RAM using the latest OSX 10.9.1 and latest FF 26. I always keep up to date with the software. Usually i have about 20 or so tabs open and go back and forth between these. I have googled and read allot on this topic and most people recommend starting in safe mode, without add-ons , creating clean profile etc and i have done these but slowly i get back into the same issue even after a clean profile.... It seems for every FF update the memory usage increases....back in the day FF was extremely fast and efficient. Or maybe latest FF just wants to remember so much and save just to much old information which leads to these ridiculous amount of memory usage, i tend to go over 3-4gig RAM after half a day alone before it crashes and all my tabs are lost which is extremely frustrating. Is there a way to limit the memory usage? Only helpful tips i have found so far that seems to remove allot of garbage from the cache and the footprint is going to about:memory and run the "minimize memory usage", this has been working great and so far after 2-3 hours its steady on 900meg (more or less) with 16 tabs open. Isnt this something FF needs to do regularly to get rid of old stuff ? i saw youtube and many other old stuff in the cache which i was not using and caused FF to go over 2 gig or so before i run this so why isnt this automated? as a user i shouldnt need to care about such thins really. I also used Safari for a few weeks with same amount of tabs and it never goes over 800-900 meg. I really hope you guys can explain and give me some tips as to how to limit the memory usage of FF and not the regular make a clean profile and generic tips. I really think the problem is FF and nothing else. I done extensive testing here and i'm using just a few add-ons Adblock plus All in one Gestures Swedish dictioanary Downloadhelper Screengrab Download Statusbar

Sorry if i sound irritated but having to lose my tabs daily and being forced to bookmark my tabs constantly just in case FF crashes has been bugging me for a while now and i'm on the verge to switch browser but frankly there is no other browser as good as FF (offering same amount of plugins/add-ons) so i badly want to use FF if possible.

If you need any more info let me know.

Cheers

Asked by vampyren 7 years ago

Answered by John99 7 years ago

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Downloads fail when HDMI cable plugged in

Since FF26, every time I plug in my HDMI cable to my laptop to switch to output onto my TV screen or pull out the cable, all my current downloads fail. Any suggestions w… (read more)

Since FF26, every time I plug in my HDMI cable to my laptop to switch to output onto my TV screen or pull out the cable, all my current downloads fail. Any suggestions why this could be would be much appreciated!

Asked by z_smith 7 years ago

Answered by patrickmc 7 years ago

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Firefox freezes when it recieves a "-new-tab" command

Hello, I am using a c# program to send Firefox some commands.Everything works great, but sometimes when I send a -new-tab command like: "firefox.exe -new-tab http://www.g… (read more)

Hello, I am using a c# program to send Firefox some commands.Everything works great, but sometimes when I send a -new-tab command like: "firefox.exe -new-tab http://www.google.com"

Firefox freezes for few seconds before opening the new tab.I tried removing all the parameters from the command and just send "http://www.google.com" to the system while Firefox is set as the default browser, and the same problem arises again.

I also tried doing the same while Firefox is in safe-mode and still the problem appears sometimes. How can I troubleshoot this and know what makes firefox freeze for those few seconds?.

Thanks in advance

Asked by MahmoudJ 7 years ago

Answered by MahmoudJ 7 years ago

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After Window 7 update, forced to reinstall firefox 26, restore session button is available but doesn't work even though sessionstore file is there

I am running Firefox 26 on Windows 7. Last night Windows needed to do some security updates so I closed Firefox as I normally do by using the exit tab and let Windows go… (read more)

I am running Firefox 26 on Windows 7. Last night Windows needed to do some security updates so I closed Firefox as I normally do by using the exit tab and let Windows go ahead with its updates. This morning I found that Firefox had been deleted. I looked to see that my sessionstore.js file from last night still existed and it does. When Firefox came up all of my tabs were gone, also my bookmarks, add-ons, etc. I clicked on "restore previous session" but nothing happens. I have a bookmarks file from last night in the bookmarks folder, and the sessionstore.js file is dated from last night when I closed Firefox in a normal manner. I'm stumped. Firefox didn't crash, I closed it as I always do before I allowed Microsoft to update Windows and reboot. What am I missing/doing wrong? I'm leaving this session open so that I can continue to have access to that sessionstore file, plus I have copied it to a folder I use for these kinds of disasters. This necessary windows update also deleted my MailWasher Pro program, changed the way that Windows Explorer operates and other "fun" surprises. Thanks Microsoft. It is barely possible that I can recreate my tabs and that would be hugely aggravating, but I have no way of re-creating all of my bookmarks. I need help.

Asked by independentjc 7 years ago

Answered by guigs 7 years ago

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1-click Youtube downloader installed but button missing

I have had 1-click Youtube video downloader addon installed for a little while now and it has always worked well. However, recently I tried to change to a different addo… (read more)

I have had 1-click Youtube video downloader addon installed for a little while now and it has always worked well. However, recently I tried to change to a different addon (in fact several different ones) but the Download button then disappeared. I have since re-installed Firefox and returned to 1-click Youtube Video downloader, but still when in a YouTube video page the Download button is missing, no matter which videos I select.

I would much appreciate some assistance as I use the YouTube Video download option a lot!

Asked by jennynovak 7 years ago

Answered by jennynovak 7 years ago

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Downloading .docx files gets gibberish

I have Firefox 26.0 installed (though this has happened in previous versions). I have been through all the previous questions about this problem, but none match what I'm… (read more)

I have Firefox 26.0 installed (though this has happened in previous versions). I have been through all the previous questions about this problem, but none match what I'm seeing. It's happening to others accessing my web site. I have a sample web page that I have up that presents the problem at http://flory.net/gabl/docx.htm.

When I click on the link on the above page (an office 2007 word document .docx), I get a page of gibberish as though it downloads the file as a text document. I've been through all the steps I could find in support to fix this to no avail, including resetting all defaults, etc. .doc works great, but I cannot find anything in the Options/Applications that will allow me to modify/add info to handle neither .doc nor .docx.

Asked by dflory 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Firefox menus and right-click have a 3-4 sec lag only on 64 bits version

Firefox on multiple versions (tested 21 and 26 at least) has an important lag when using menus and right-clicks. When using a 32 bits version, this lag does not exist. On… (read more)

Firefox on multiple versions (tested 21 and 26 at least) has an important lag when using menus and right-clicks. When using a 32 bits version, this lag does not exist. Only when using the 64 bits version does the symptom appear. This is running on Ubuntu 10 64 bits. I don't even know where to look for, the problem appears also in Safe Mode, but does not seem to leave any trace. Thanks for pointers to solutions or educational posts, or troubleshooting tips. Cheers, xgiannak

Asked by xgiannak 7 years ago

Answered by xgiannak 7 years ago