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Signing into Firefox after resetting my laptop

Hi there I reset my pc I know my username and password to my login here but not letting me sign into gmail (given I might have used Firefox's password generator thingy an… (read more)

Hi there I reset my pc I know my username and password to my login here but not letting me sign into gmail (given I might have used Firefox's password generator thingy and I can't login and I've got my important websites signed into that login, thoughts on how to reset my password?. I want that one as I've spent £££ on Patreon and that and building my custom Firefox account :(

Asked by Jamie Willis 1 week ago

Last reply by Jamie Willis 1 day ago

Firefox bookmarks across Virtual Machines

Hello, This might be pretty niche, but I want to customize my bookmarks and save them to distribute across multiple virtual machines. These VMs run on non-networked hard… (read more)

Hello,

This might be pretty niche, but I want to customize my bookmarks and save them to distribute across multiple virtual machines. These VMs run on non-networked hardware devices, that are accessed through non-networked local machines. The idea is to make the bookmarks how I need, so that they can be put on a dev stack and copied to new systems when imaged.

I can't use sync, due to not having internet connections locally or on the VMs. And I can't backup/restore configurations made locally because the changes have to be made through a domain controller (that's a VM, and also doesn't have Firefox installed) which will push configurations to all other VMs, including the local machine.

I've tried customizing through GPO, editing the registry, editing bookmarks.html, creating my own .json file; nothing seems to stick. I've also learned that renaming or deleting places.sqlite doesn't really help because it gets regenerated when Firefox opens a new window. Even tried a DB Browser for places.sqlite, in hopes to edit the file, which didn't help. Unsure where to go next, ideas or assistance would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by jb568 4 days ago

Firefox crashes sometimes after downloading a file

Recently my Firefox crashes sometimes when downloading a file for example from Yahoo mail. This is not happening always, but sometimes when downloading a file. I have the… (read more)

Recently my Firefox crashes sometimes when downloading a file for example from Yahoo mail. This is not happening always, but sometimes when downloading a file. I have the latest version of Firefox, Windows 10. I changed password, deleted cookies, did full virus scan, but the problem still persists. Is this an issue of the new version of Firefox and will be fixed with the new update of Firefox ? This is happening only with Firefox and not with other browsers.

Asked by eladopoulos 5 months ago

Last reply by eladopoulos 1 day ago

Can no longer play media with Firefox ESR 102.x

Hello, ever since we moved endpoints from Firefox ESR 91.13 to 102.3, it has become impossible to play any media with Firefox. No video will play in youtube, for instance… (read more)

Hello, ever since we moved endpoints from Firefox ESR 91.13 to 102.3, it has become impossible to play any media with Firefox.

No video will play in youtube, for instance (it just loads endlessly as if it would start, but it doesn't).

Can't use radio websites either. Anything with a "play" button (video or sound) does nothing.

This has been tested with a clean profile, a clean install, after allowing autoplay in the settings.

Is there any info on what exactly changed between ESR 91 and 102 that might explain this ? There has been no system change, If I reinstall 91 instead it works again as usual.

No issues anywhere else on the endpoints (Edge, Windows), this is on Windows 10 if it makes any difference.

Tanks for any help on this.

Asked by OdeonFF 2 weeks ago

Last reply by OdeonFF 2 days ago

How to get rid of hard to read black backgrounds?

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique. I've tried all the modes like light, sy… (read more)

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique.

I've tried all the modes like light, system etc nothing seems to fix it.

Am I going to need a stack of css code to fix it - code for each and everything I want to set back to light, or is there a setting to achieve this?

Asked by citizen1138x 1 month ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 4 days ago

Sending Compressed Request from Browser to API server

Hi developers, I wanted to send compressed requests (i.e raw JSON to Gzip) from firefox browser to API server which can understand both compressed and un-compressed reque… (read more)

Hi developers, I wanted to send compressed requests (i.e raw JSON to Gzip) from firefox browser to API server which can understand both compressed and un-compressed requests. For same, I am setting up content-encoding header as gzip, will the browser automatically compress the raw requests just by adding the content-encoding request header or do I need to manually compress the requests using some code snippet ?

Asked by rajput4u4ver 3 days ago

Third apps links open on without a specific container

Hello, I'm currently trying to log-in on Postman application. This aplication when log-in button is pressed a tab on firefox is open with the postman site log-in. The tr… (read more)

Hello,

I'm currently trying to log-in on Postman application. This aplication when log-in button is pressed a tab on firefox is open with the postman site log-in. The trouble comes when trying to re-open the tab on another container. It breaks the log-in. To resolve this I would be interesting to some way to choose an specific or default container for new or incoming tabs.

Asked by Alex Blanes 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Alex Blanes 3 weeks ago

Need to change background color of about:blank page

For years I've set the background display color in about:config to a medium gray, #CCCCCC. Main purpose was to change the background color of the about:blank page, which … (read more)

For years I've set the background display color in about:config to a medium gray, #CCCCCC. Main purpose was to change the background color of the about:blank page, which is my home page and my new tab page.

Note I am not overriding colors; #CCCCCC only showed up as the bgcolor for about:blank. Occasionally websites which forgot to specify a background color would show up with a medium gray background, a minor inconvenience and a hint their coding was not so great.

Just realized my background color selection for about:blank isn't working anymore. The background color of the about:blank page is white. Not sure when it changed. I failed to notice when the medium gray disappeared because I have been reflexively pressing the dim screen button. I have vision issues and need to avoid a white screen.

There was a question in 2021 about the about:blank page bgcolor turning white which was archived but does not look resolved.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1344438

Does about:blank now specify a bgcolor, overriding my about:config setting? I still have browser.display.background_color set to #CCCCCC. Do I need to change another value for about:blank now? Thanks for your help.

Using Firefox 105.0.1 64-bit on a Windows 10 Toshiba laptop.

Asked by CLARMAP 4 days ago

Last reply by CLARMAP 16 hours ago

Closed Tabs returning!

I have Firefox set to re-open with any tabs; that were open when it was closed; restored. Six months ago I had a crash and Firefox correctly re-opened with the three Tabs… (read more)

I have Firefox set to re-open with any tabs; that were open when it was closed; restored. Six months ago I had a crash and Firefox correctly re-opened with the three Tabs that I had open when I had the crash. Over time, and many sessions, I closed the original three and used many others. However every week or so, and totally at random, it re-opens the original three. I have found it impossible to get rid of them. Any suggestions please?

Asked by Edward01 1 week ago

Last reply by Edward01 5 days ago

Windows 11 SmarterMail

After downloading Windows 11 the scroll bar for email lists in SmarterMail no longer appears. I don't have this problem with MS Edge, but I'd like to keep using Firefox. … (read more)

After downloading Windows 11 the scroll bar for email lists in SmarterMail no longer appears. I don't have this problem with MS Edge, but I'd like to keep using Firefox.

Asked by carl38 2 days ago

Last reply by carl38 2 days ago

Problem accessing New York Times articles

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site… (read more)

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site thinks I do not have a subscription and that I have used up all my free articles. If I use the Chrome browser, it works fine, but I do not want to use Chrome. I use FireFox for all my browsing. I have deleted cache and cookies. Tried the "Private Windows" too. I have logged out and back in. I have rebooted the machine (an Alienware 17 R5) and closed and opened Firefox. The "agents" I chatted with say this is a browser problem as everything is working fine on their side and it works in Chrome. Can anyone help me out?

Mark

Asked by mstorin 1 week ago

Last reply by mstorin 1 day ago

Mozilla prevents my PC from going into sleep mode

Hi. After some time of trial and error I finally came to the conclusion that having the 'youtube.com' tab and 'antenaplay.ro' (tv broadcast app) tabs opened prevents my c… (read more)

Hi.

After some time of trial and error I finally came to the conclusion that having the 'youtube.com' tab and 'antenaplay.ro' (tv broadcast app) tabs opened prevents my computer from auto-entering sleep mode. Even if the streams on the 2 tabs are paused.

I don't have this issue on Chrome, I can leave the tabs opened there and my PC can enter sleep mode no problem. The thing is I want to keep using Mozilla because I got used to it and because it's not based on Chromium.

If you need more information just say so. Thanks for the help in advance! Peter.

Asked by petre_cristian 4 days ago

Last reply by petre_cristian 4 days ago

Firefox blocking a website

I was trying to access a survey site, and I got an error message saying that Firefox couldn't open the page. I have never had this issue with this site, as I have been us… (read more)

I was trying to access a survey site, and I got an error message saying that Firefox couldn't open the page. I have never had this issue with this site, as I have been using it for most of this year. What should I do?

Asked by swordwolf 4 days ago

Last reply by swordwolf 4 days ago

Windows 10: Alt-tabbing sometimes causes Firefox to freeze momentarily

As far as I can tell, this has something to do with Firefox aggressively offloading stuff from memory to storage. When I alt-tab at times, Firefox completely freezes. Eve… (read more)

As far as I can tell, this has something to do with Firefox aggressively offloading stuff from memory to storage. When I alt-tab at times, Firefox completely freezes. Every Firefox window hangs on a single image and I am unable to interact with anything for a few seconds. During these seconds, I can see the memory % in the Windows Task Manager slowly climbing until Firefox unfreezes itself, so it seems to be loading stuff back into memory. For example, it'll climb from 55% to 70%, taking its sweet sweet time. I also see some disk usage with 'System' during this time.

This behavior occurs even when I'm active on the browser and at 50% memory. It seems to occur more often once I hit the 60% memory mark.

I'm almost certain that this is a Firefox-specific issue, because I can interact with any other program during this period. It is only Firefox that stops dead in its track.

Is there a way to make this behavior less aggressive? I'd rather not have my alt-tabs freeze every few minutes.

Asked by Arcotash 2 days ago

Last reply by Arcotash 2 days ago

lap top freezes yahoo mail but desk top does not

checking box within a Tab on yahoo mail will immediately open that entry and then freeze further operation until the screen is shut down. This happens on my wife's HP lap… (read more)

checking box within a Tab on yahoo mail will immediately open that entry and then freeze further operation until the screen is shut down. This happens on my wife's HP lap top i5 Pavilion 4.00 ram. ie: inbox tab will show a number of email - a dozen or so - followed by grey empty areas. The tab indicates 100+ total in inbox. Selecting one box opens the email but locks up any activity on that email & must be shut down to exit. The identical situation happens when I access my email on her machine. She is using Firefox 105.0.1 HOWEVER, on my machine, HP desktop AMD A8 8.00 Ram, both email addresses do not lock up, multiple boxes can be checked and work as expected. My desk top uses Firefox 104.4 This began happening within the past couple of weeks and I can not debug the situation. Any pointers ??

Asked by pete 5 days ago

audio (output and onboard mic) don't work after newest release (105.1)

I updated to the newest release and since then I cannot do two things: 1) playback any online audio 2) have my computer mic work during video calls I tested my computer s… (read more)

I updated to the newest release and since then I cannot do two things: 1) playback any online audio 2) have my computer mic work during video calls I tested my computer setting and also used another browser (Chrome) and had no issues with audio, which is why the problem is with Firefox. Please help ASAP!!

Asked by julie67 1 week ago

Last reply by julie67 3 days ago

120Hz not supported?

Hi there! I'm curious about what happened to the 120Hz (and above) support? Disabling addons don't seem to change anything, Edge works without a problem on the UFO test e… (read more)

Hi there!

I'm curious about what happened to the 120Hz (and above) support? Disabling addons don't seem to change anything, Edge works without a problem on the UFO test etc. but firefox seems completely broken on 105.0.1 (64-bit) for now.

Anybody else with the same experience?

Asked by Marcus 3 days ago

Last reply by Marcus 2 days ago

How to get search results from home page to open in new tab?

I have the home page (aka new tab page) pinned because it is the only way to get the home page to appear after closing all tabs with atleast one pinned tab active. One a… (read more)

I have the home page (aka new tab page) pinned because it is the only way to get the home page to appear after closing all tabs with atleast one pinned tab active. One annoying thing I found is that search results open in the same tab, which causes the pinned new tab page to get replaced by the search results. This is now how bookmarks and shortcuts behave. Can someone tell me how to get search results (from the "awesome" bar) to open in a new tab ONLY when conducted from the home page/new tab page?

Asked by gsrgtrdg4565653 5 days ago