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I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox. I do not have bookmarks in other search engines, it seems the o… (read more)

I created a *.json file and cannot find a way to open it to reinstate the bookmarks that I had in Firefox. I do not have bookmarks in other search engines, it seems the only help it for that type of problems. I read other help articles, I do not have the things that were advise from Application menu. I did not make any changes to this laptop either, I cannot understand why my bookmark had disappeared???!!! What I had was a windows soft reset, which did wipe the bookmarks. Today I had opened a couple of websites, and when I look for the bookmarks I am only shown these 5-6 bookmarks!!!! I had loads as crafts from You tube and others! Such an inconvenience!

Asked by t.callison 16 minutes ago

Auto-complete does not work.

I am having trouble getting the auto-complete function to work properly so I can just type the first few letters of a website I visited before. I found the answer on the… (read more)

I am having trouble getting the auto-complete function to work properly so I can just type the first few letters of a website I visited before.

I found the answer on the web. Here is what it said to do:

1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful.

(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste URLB and pause while the list is filtered

(3) If the browser.urlbar.autoFill preference is bolded and "modified" or "user set" to false, double-click it to restore the default value of true

I did this and noticed that "true" is already selected. The auto-complete function should be working but its not working. Do I need to discard the browser and re-install it again?

I even tried changing to false, and closing the browser, then opening it up again and changing it back to true but that didn't work.

Asked by geminiguy90028 36 minutes ago

Print Preview not loading when launched from ColdFusion application on Windows 10

I have a Coldfusion application running on Windows 10. I just updated Firefox and when I launch the printer function from with the app, the Print Preview window flashes t… (read more)

I have a Coldfusion application running on Windows 10. I just updated Firefox and when I launch the printer function from with the app, the Print Preview window flashes then closes. The behavior is the same with tab_modal true or false.

Print preview is loading from Chrome and was working with Firefox for years up until the recent browser updates.

I'm using 93.0

Asked by mpal1 1 hour ago

Denied access to website due to my Firefox web browser not being updated

I attempted to access the Honda Financial Services website and repeatedly was denied with the error message stating that my web browser needs to be updated to the most cu… (read more)

I attempted to access the Honda Financial Services website and repeatedly was denied with the error message stating that my web browser needs to be updated to the most current version. It looks like I am on the most current version of 38.1. Please clarify how I can remedy this issue. Thank you for your time and assistance.

Sincerely, David

Asked by ddeaver80 1 hour ago

Firefox Sync Account. Locked out and only reasonable option for me is to use Chrome or Edge

Regrettably I got locked out of my Sync account due to losing my 2FA and recovery. Giving that to err is human and data losses happen, I had hoped that there would be an … (read more)

Regrettably I got locked out of my Sync account due to losing my 2FA and recovery. Giving that to err is human and data losses happen, I had hoped that there would be an alternate method of resolution, even if it means that the account is deleted so that the end user can use their primary e-mail account.

Given that my account login is my e-mail address and my e-mail address is the equivalent of a company holding my name and address I assumed it would be possible to use an official request for data removal.

Unfortunately Mozilla will only remove your e-mail address from mailing lists and not from sync account servers. So, it would appear that once you lose your 2FA, Mozilla can retain your personal details forever, and there's nothing you can do about it. Essentially what I got back after waiting for a month was being removed from any e-mail subscriptions and a 'get stuffed we can't help you, here's a link that we know can't help you'. Pretty bad after waiting a month.

It certainly makes it very secure, I'll say that, but also very weird to have an e-mail address that is unusable for the next few thousand years. Essentially on a blacklist. Having moved to Firefox after Netscape Navigator it's a shame to be locked out or to even be able to delete the account so I can start again. Anyway, my account sync with Edge and Chrome on both my Kubuntu and Windows install work fine so it's not like I don't have a browser that won't sync.

If anyone does have a solution, I'll take it, but after a month of trying various methods I think my e-mail address is now useless for Firefox Sync, and thus Firefox is now useless to me and I'll have to use Edge and Chrome instead.

Asked by jim.clow 1 hour ago

Firefox leaves out lines in PDF

I use Firefox to display PDF. Since the new update some lines do not show up anymore. For example '=' is displayed as '-'; '≤' as '<' and the minus sign doesn't show u… (read more)

I use Firefox to display PDF. Since the new update some lines do not show up anymore. For example '=' is displayed as '-'; '≤' as '<' and the minus sign doesn't show up at all. If I zoom in the displayed area gets corrected. When I switch back to Automatic Zoom the lines are missing again.

Asked by paul.bajdala 2 hours ago

How to Advise Mozilla that Capricious Changes to FireFox Interface are Unwelcome!

How to Advise Mozilla that Capricious Changes to FireFox Interface are Unwelcome! Perhaps some like change for its own sake. Many just want to use a browser to get work d… (read more)

How to Advise Mozilla that Capricious Changes to FireFox Interface are Unwelcome!

Perhaps some like change for its own sake. Many just want to use a browser to get work done.

I am Reticent to Upgrade FireFox because I now expect something To Change, To Break, I don't want the look and feel to change when I want to get work done! I want security fixes but broken features and a rearranged interface hinders the use of a browser.

Continuity is key to smooth use of a Browser. Moving menus, changing tabs, rearranging features, dumbing down menu titles is most unwelcome.

I particularly don't want browser interface changes intended for a tablet or pad for use on a desktop or laptop computer.

Changes to the Appearance should be OPT IN not OPT OUT.

Dave

Asked by mr.speedlight 2 hours ago

Wav File

The following was asked already and got a reply but did not help. I also had this problem and I fixed i very simple. The problem was, "WAV files unable to play within bro… (read more)

The following was asked already and got a reply but did not help. I also had this problem and I fixed i very simple. The problem was, "WAV files unable to play within browser". What I did I went to Settings then applications in the search box I entered wav and the application can up and I changed the action to the player to use I chose Window Player and works perfect.

Asked by solkeys 2 hours ago

Why my website doesn't open sometimes on mozilla?

I've been noticing this issue from quite a few days that sometimes when i open my website on mozilla it doesn't open and show error 404 while it works properly on other s… (read more)

I've been noticing this issue from quite a few days that sometimes when i open my website on mozilla it doesn't open and show error 404 while it works properly on other search engines. So' my question is what could be the reason of this and what should i do? Is it something wrong with website or search engine?

Asked by mfaizan418 2 hours ago

Firefox 93 Way Too Slow!

Got the "new & improved" version 93, and it doesn't seem so improved. I can barely write this, as it keeps stopping and starting, and acts like we're underwater! It's… (read more)

Got the "new & improved" version 93, and it doesn't seem so improved. I can barely write this, as it keeps stopping and starting, and acts like we're underwater! It's using about 15GBs of RAM, and while I still have plenty on-hand, it's barely functioning! Come one, what's going on, will this browser ever just work?

Asked by StevenCee 3 hours ago

Firefox not loading after clearing cache and cookies

Hello, Firefox has begun refusing to connect to the server after I clear the cache and cookies. This is new as I usually clear everything several times while shopping or… (read more)

Hello, Firefox has begun refusing to connect to the server after I clear the cache and cookies. This is new as I usually clear everything several times while shopping or browsing commercial sites to prevent tracking. It has never been an issue until recently. I've also noticed that clearing cache/cookies no longer actually clears them - they remain visible as a number on the preferences page as well as listed in the about:cache list - even after I've cleared them using the drop down box from the menu bar History tab. This is definitely a bug.

I've had to clear everything, shut down Firefox, then RESTART! the entire computer to get Firefox to load once I manage to clear everything. Can anyone explain what is happening without telling me, "there's no need to clear the cache and cookies mid-sesh - it will clear when you close Firefox". I don't want, for example, youtube tracking my browsing after I watch a video then leave their site. I have a vpn/ghostery/adblock etc so it may not technically be necessary but I feel safer when I manually remove them. This used to be easily possible. What has changed? Thank you.

Asked by AnsonA 3 hours ago

Firefox hide everything except content area of the browser and minimize, Maximize and close

Hello I am customizing m userchrome.css. My intention is to hide everything except content area of the browser and minimize, Maximize and close. i can do it with the code… (read more)

Hello

I am customizing m userchrome.css.

My intention is to hide everything except content area of the browser and minimize, Maximize and close.

i can do it with the code bellow but minimize, Maximize and close are not being shown :

  1. TabsToolbar {visibility: collapse;}
  2. navigator-toolbox {visibility: collapse;}

browser {margin-right: -14px; margin-bottom: -14px;}

Thank you.

Asked by t.santos-ext 3 hours ago

Login autofil not working

Hi, Logins are not autofilling - or at least not until I manually enter the email. This only works on some sites however, many sites I have logins saved for simply do no… (read more)

Hi, Logins are not autofilling - or at least not until I manually enter the email. This only works on some sites however, many sites I have logins saved for simply do not respond to any autofill prompt. Possibly happened with latest update. Using an Mac 10.13.6. Firefox 93.0. Thank you!

Asked by AnsonA 4 hours ago

Google pages fail to load at random intervals

Firefox will randomly stop resolving google search results. At random times, no search entered at the top url bar will resolve. The browser will just change the text in t… (read more)

Firefox will randomly stop resolving google search results. At random times, no search entered at the top url bar will resolve. The browser will just change the text in the bar, and then won't do anything else. If there is a Google page already open, it won't load any links from the results. Google.com won't even load. This typically lasts about 2-5 minutes.

I've seen this in both Windows and Linux. Linux Builds I've tested were the Flatpak from flathub, the snap, the Fedora Repo, and the Tarball binary. They all had the same result after a while of using it. This also happens on both my home network as well as my work network.

I have cleared my profile by manually deleting the folder in appdata or in ~/.mozilla, and tested with no extensions and no setting tweaks. The only tweak I made is disabling DNS over HTTPS. If I change the default search engine to DuckDuckGo or something else, It no longer happens. but that's because it's not trying to access a google domain.

I have attached a gif of my issue.

Asked by Joshua 1 day ago

Last reply by Joshua 4 hours ago

typeerror

Hi, I'm getting an error half way through watching videos. It has really only been happening on tlc.com page. I notice that at some point, the ads won't run, so when I r… (read more)

Hi, I'm getting an error half way through watching videos. It has really only been happening on tlc.com page. I notice that at some point, the ads won't run, so when I refresh the error occurs. The complete error is "typeerror: sourcebuffer.remove: duration is nan" Can not find a fix, so if anyone has a fix, would love to hear it. Thanks

Asked by Jason 5 hours ago

Autofill Credit Cards stopped working

Autofill credit card option is turned on but does not populate on a webform. I can see my saved credit cards, but when I click to add, they do not populate and the box di… (read more)

Autofill credit card option is turned on but does not populate on a webform. I can see my saved credit cards, but when I click to add, they do not populate and the box disappears. It used to work. I have Mozilla version 93

Asked by jelfman 5 hours ago

Name of websites in the download-window

Hello, in previous versions of firefox I could see the filename and the average download speed, but also the name of the download-websites in the download window. Now I … (read more)

Hello,

in previous versions of firefox I could see the filename and the average download speed, but also the name of the download-websites in the download window.

Now I can see this names only after downloads have finished.

Is this my mistake in Firefox-preferences or do I need an add-on for firefox?

Or is this not longer possible? Yes, this will be pure luxury, but very helpful.

Now I use 69.0.3 with macOS 10.14.6

Greetings from Germany and thanks in advandce

Uwe

Asked by HansDampfer123 6 hours ago

lockwise passwords empty

hello, i have the latest firefox 93. all my passwords in lockwise are empty, but when i need a password or update a password i can tell that they are being updated. how c… (read more)

hello, i have the latest firefox 93. all my passwords in lockwise are empty, but when i need a password or update a password i can tell that they are being updated. how can i find the listing of my passwords in lockwise? thanks.

Asked by massarogregory 6 hours ago