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I am not too good with the computer and have just starting using Firefox. I will do my best to describe my question so please bar with me. I have 2 rows of websites that … (read more)

I am not too good with the computer and have just starting using Firefox. I will do my best to describe my question so please bar with me. I have 2 rows of websites that I frequent...actually only using the first row and 5 spaces in the second row. When I go to a different website Firefox is automatically adding that website to one of the boxes in the second row which I do not want. How do I stop this? Question 2...using Ebay as an example...if I keep searching on Ebay and have looked at lets say 5 different pages how do I go back to the home screen without having to hit the back button 6 times? Thanks for the help. Chuck

Asked by brownmoose13 1 year ago

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Want to bring forward my windows 8.1 old firefox profile to windows 10

Hello, I upgraded my windows 8.1 system with firefox on it to windows 10. The windows 10 upgrade saved my windows 8.1 files. I installed firefox on windows 10. I deleted … (read more)

Hello, I upgraded my windows 8.1 system with firefox on it to windows 10. The windows 10 upgrade saved my windows 8.1 files. I installed firefox on windows 10. I deleted the files created by the install in the folder 'profiles'. When I copy my old firefox profile contents into that firefox profile folder, firefox does not pickup my bookmarks and extensions as I had hoped. Is it possible to get firefox to recognize my old profile contents? Thanks, Doug

Asked by literski 1 year ago

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Firefox Browser

When I use Microsoft Edge Browser in the top row it shows my Bookmarks and to the left it also shows an icon that allows you to jump back to the Edge Browser. In Mozilla… (read more)

When I use Microsoft Edge Browser in the top row it shows my Bookmarks and to the left it also shows an icon that allows you to jump back to the Edge Browser.

In Mozilla Firefox there is no icon to take you back to the Firefox browser. Occasionally a site will Hi-Jack you and trying to use the back arrow to get back to the Browser does not work. The only solution is to shut down the Firefox browser and then restart it again.

I would rather use Firefox as it support HTML 5 audio which is not supported in Microsoft Edge.

Can you please advise.

Many thanks

Les Finch

Asked by Les Finch 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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What is the use of exporting password if you cannot put them back?

I export all my passwords to usb, went to other computer and ........................... needed a 2e browser (edge) to import them?? How to import passwords from usb-stic… (read more)

I export all my passwords to usb, went to other computer and ........................... needed a 2e browser (edge) to import them?? How to import passwords from usb-stick to firefox? Is this even possible? i cannot find anything to import them.!

Asked by Boca 1 year ago

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how do i pin my selections to recent activity AND ELIMINATE SUGGESTED CRAP

Before I took my computer to a repair facility and had to reinstall Firefox, my recent activity bar had all the websites I use and wanted quick access to along one lovely… (read more)

Before I took my computer to a repair facility and had to reinstall Firefox, my recent activity bar had all the websites I use and wanted quick access to along one lovely line. Now I have a bunch of "suggested" crap Firefox must be getting paid for along my recent activity bar. I've never visited these pages and selecting the menu trying to dismiss them doesn't work. How do I eliminate the sponsored sites and get what I want along the recent activity bar?

Asked by Michael Crovella 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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Bookmarks in Win10

I'm using Firefox 100 on Win10 and can't save any bookmarks. They do NOT appear under the App Data Profile, which would not be acceptable even if they were. This chang… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 100 on Win10 and can't save any bookmarks. They do NOT appear under the App Data Profile, which would not be acceptable even if they were. This change has made it impossible for me to continue using Firefox, unless I want to go back to Win7.

I simply need Bookmarks to work the way they did before!

Thank you for your time.

Asked by bzabor19 1 year ago

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Bookmarks on screen ALL THE TIME!

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how… (read more)

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how to get it back again. Except, I never remember and search all over the page (View, Options etc) without finding how to get it back. So I eventually do a search for how to recover it and find all the archived guides from when other people had the same problem and the same question and ther same frustration. So my moan/quesion is this: why the blankety blank, doesn't Firefox add something into the menu (View or Options or somewhere) that says "Show toolbar permanently". Would save all this frsutration and irritation. The impression I get is that Mozilla thinks we should not want to have the menu on screen all the time. But that is the problem with users! We have our own way of doing things! Please!

Asked by petermcintyre1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Browser - Today's Update got rid of my toolbar bookmarks

My browser was just updated today and now my Toolbar Bookmarks are missing from the toolbar. "Most Visited" with a gear is on the left and Other Bookmarks with hardly any… (read more)

My browser was just updated today and now my Toolbar Bookmarks are missing from the toolbar. "Most Visited" with a gear is on the left and Other Bookmarks with hardly anything in it is on the far right. I have to go to Bookmarks at the top to access my Toolbar Bookmarks. This is not very handy. I put the bookmarks I need all the time on the toolbar.

Bookmarks toolbar is set to "Always Show". It was fine before the update so...

Asked by RiverMiss 4 months ago

Answered by RiverMiss 4 months ago

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Bookmarks management-deliberate change or glitch?

A few months ago, an automatic feature in bookmarks quit working. It used to be that when you bookmarked a page you would be prompted about what bookmarks folder you want… (read more)

A few months ago, an automatic feature in bookmarks quit working. It used to be that when you bookmarked a page you would be prompted about what bookmarks folder you wanted to put it in. That suddenly quit working. Now, after you bookmark a page, you have to go into "Manage Bookmarks" then move it to the folder you want. I can't find a setting that would bring that back. Was this a change that was deliberately made in an update or is it just a glitch that happened somewhere along the line? If that feature was removed, I'd like to know why. It doesn't make sense.

Asked by eddiejoe67 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Restore bookmarks from prior Firefox version - prior help posts cannot be followed

I just downloaded the new Firefox and replaced the old application. All my bookmarks are gone. When I go to Manage and Restore, it tells me to choose a file but I don't… (read more)

I just downloaded the new Firefox and replaced the old application. All my bookmarks are gone. When I go to Manage and Restore, it tells me to choose a file but I don't seem to have the file on my computer. Under library>application support there is no Firefox folder. There is a Mozilla folder, but the only thing in it is the "extensions" folder with one file. I have a backup of my full computer on a hard drive from before the download, but I can't seem to find a file there either. I don't think I ever specifically asked my computer to save the Bookmarks. Does it auto save in the application? Is there a way to restore the prior version of Firefox on my computer?

Asked by kate.kosoglow 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Bookmarks

Hi, Recently I have noticed that my bookmarks which are in folders display only the icon not the text. The main toolbar shows both icons and text. This only applies on m… (read more)

Hi,

Recently I have noticed that my bookmarks which are in folders display only the icon not the text. The main toolbar shows both icons and text. This only applies on my desktop browser. iPad is fine.

What should I do to correct this?

Asked by arthur40 4 months ago

Answered by arthur40 4 months ago

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Bookmark Backups

To whom this may concern, I am requiring about getting back bookmarks I recently just lost. I had a list close to 3000 of them, however I reformatted my PC and found out … (read more)

To whom this may concern, I am requiring about getting back bookmarks I recently just lost. I had a list close to 3000 of them, however I reformatted my PC and found out there weren't being synced recently and don't have the bookmark backups in my file list anywhere. Have tried many data recovery software to no avail, if there's a possibility I could have access to my last few bookmark updates to the cloud that would save many headaches Thanking you

Asked by eijatv 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Bookmarks don't work

After the last update clicking on a bookmark no longer opens the site. My bookmarks are all there they just don't work. Anyway to fix this or should I finally move to Chr… (read more)

After the last update clicking on a bookmark no longer opens the site. My bookmarks are all there they just don't work. Anyway to fix this or should I finally move to Chrome?

Asked by pamelaann0652 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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HTML backup (bookmarks)

Am I understanding this correctly? HTML backup (bookmarks) doesn't support tags and annotations, but JSON backup does, and JSON backup doesn't preserve the website favi… (read more)

Am I understanding this correctly?

HTML backup (bookmarks) doesn't support tags and annotations, but JSON backup does, and JSON backup doesn't preserve the website favicons, but HTML backup does?  

So, what I can do, is restore my (saved) bookmarks using JSON backup, then restore the HTML backup, this would get my tags and annotations, and the website favicons back? But the downside, I will need to remove duplicates?

Asked by Teagan 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Bookmark Multiple Tabs into A Single Folder Has Stopped Working

Several months ago I lost the ability to bookmark multiple tabs into a new Folder. When I perform the procedure and give the new folder a unique name, the selected bookma… (read more)

Several months ago I lost the ability to bookmark multiple tabs into a new Folder. When I perform the procedure and give the new folder a unique name, the selected bookmarks appear in the generic "Bookmarks Menu" section and the folder I specified with the unique name is created but is empty. Also, I cannot even store a single tab to an existing folder of Bookmarks. When I select the existing folder after CNTRL+D, the bookmark just goes to my generic "Bookmarks Menu" section and not to the existing folder I selected. I have reloaded Firefox but the problem continues. Can someone help me? Thanks.

Asked by bobdawsonvenice 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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How do I get my bookmarks menu star to display on my home page?

On my own computer, a Dell laptop running Windows 10, my Firefox 118 is customized to my satisfaction. In particular, in the upper right, from right to left, there are fi… (read more)

On my own computer, a Dell laptop running Windows 10, my Firefox 118 is customized to my satisfaction. In particular, in the upper right, from right to left, there are five icons: three lines for accessing a Firefox functions menu, a "puzzle piece" icon for accessing add-ons, a U-Block Origin icon for that ad blocker, a set of vertical lines that let me access some bookmarks and history settings, and a star that, when clicked, displays my whole bookmarks menu tree, showing a combination of individual URLs and URL folders that I saved there.

    Now I am trying to set up a new Dell laptop the same way. It's running Windows 11, and I cannot find a way to display that Firefox menu star. It's got the other star (the "save to favorites" star, farther to the left), but I cannot find a way to display that "show me my bookmarks" star. How do I get that icon to display?

Asked by dak1220 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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bookmark tagging

When a bookmark is made, there is no option anywhere to add tags using windows 11 - I had no problem with tagging bookmarks using Firefox in windows 10, but that option i… (read more)

When a bookmark is made, there is no option anywhere to add tags using windows 11 - I had no problem with tagging bookmarks using Firefox in windows 10, but that option is not showing up for me in windows 11. I have refreshed Firefox with no success to try to correct this situation - thanks in advance for any help you may provide – del

Asked by del 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Opening a bookmark special character @ removed from url

When opening the following bookmark https://www.youtube.com/@msolrecords I end up with https://www.youtube.com/msolrecords and page not found. If I type the @ it works.… (read more)

When opening the following bookmark https://www.youtube.com/@msolrecords I end up with https://www.youtube.com/msolrecords and page not found. If I type the @ it works. I disabled enhanced tracking protection same result add youtube.com to privacy.query_stripping.strip_list same result Your help would be appreciated Regards, Ousmane

Asked by oba6 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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bookmarks thumbnails

Hello, what's wrong with the bookmarks thumbnails, that they don't display properly (not as the site's logo), only some default ones that look ugly. Only some tabs have … (read more)

Hello, what's wrong with the bookmarks thumbnails, that they don't display properly (not as the site's logo), only some default ones that look ugly. Only some tabs have thumbnails. I have freshly installed firefox on a new PC and I've been using it for another day and nothing changes, I visit these websites constantly and these icons still look like this. It will stay like this or is it some browser error ?

Greetings

Tom

Asked by bruno.funkyzeit 4 months ago

Answered by bruno.funkyzeit 4 months ago