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Firefox Profile suddenly lost Login data; Bookmarks still present. / Need help manually importing from backup file

After my Browser automatically updated to 88.0.1 (i unfortunately ignored the popup to update Firefox for a while) i started it and my Login data was gone. Extensions, Bo… (read more)

After my Browser automatically updated to 88.0.1 (i unfortunately ignored the popup to update Firefox for a while) i started it and my Login data was gone. Extensions, Bookmarks, anything other than Lockwise Data was still there.

I made an account (this one) as i previously did not have one in hopes of somehow fixing that; then after searching for solutions i checked for an "old data" file (does not exist) and checked about:profiles (i have a second profile named "default" that has absolutely zero saved data on anything, i dont know where it came from or wheter it was ever used). The profile that i use ("default-release") was active and that was that.

Then i checked Appdata/Roaming/.../theprofile (from the profile page) and was relieved to find that both "logins.jason" and "logins-backup.json" contained my Login data: The Username and Password (encrypted), formSubmitURL, giud, enctype, etc. I made a completly seperate backup in case something i do ends up deleting those. Since the passwords are encrypted i cannot add them one by one to Lockwise.

I dont know why they dont appear when i check my Login data or try to use the data on any Website. Can i manually "import" the file into Firefox so that it automatically decyrpts the passwords?

Asked by Foxilla16 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago

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HTTP WEB PAGES NOT OPEN

DON'T OPEN HTTP WEBS PAGES => http://dzdn.pl - ERROR 404 I HAVEN'T POSSIBILITY TO OPEN MY ROUTER AND EXTENDER WEB PAGE BECAUSE THEY ARE: HTTP !!! … (read more)

DON'T OPEN HTTP WEBS PAGES => http://dzdn.pl - ERROR 404 I HAVEN'T POSSIBILITY TO OPEN MY ROUTER AND EXTENDER WEB PAGE BECAUSE THEY ARE: HTTP !!!

Asked by gpk 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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cant open some website

I need help I cant log into my health plan, I click on log in it brings me to name , pasword etc but nothing happens, the little round thing on the center does not rottat… (read more)

I need help I cant log into my health plan, I click on log in it brings me to name , pasword etc but nothing happens, the little round thing on the center does not rottate. please help i am not computer savvy. Thanks for any help you can give me.

Asked by lorray219 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Browsing being interrupted by recommendation to install a third-part ad blocker. Security risk?

I've just had my browsing interrupted with this recommendation to install an extension: https://torrent-protection.com/download-now/ I was viewing this page: https://www… (read more)

I've just had my browsing interrupted with this recommendation to install an extension: https://torrent-protection.com/download-now/

I was viewing this page: https://www.eurogamer.net/with-the-new-ps-plus-premium-and-extra-sony-opts-for-the-car-boot-sale-approach-to-catalogue-gaming

I was taken out of the page without pressing anything and taken to this recommendation. In particular, it appears like an official Firefox message and security recommendation, with Firefox suggesting I should install this extension for my security. Sadly I don't have a screenshot but it's happened twice this morning already.

Is this really Firefox endorsed? Or are they pushing their extension with fake credentials? How is the page viewing interrupted this way and diverted automatically to another webpage?

Asked by dg.coombes 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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* .pdf

I don't want the pdf to save to disk without my will when I open a pdf file from any website. Fire Fox saves the file first, then opens it for reading. How to change it? … (read more)

I don't want the pdf to save to disk without my will when I open a pdf file from any website. Fire Fox saves the file first, then opens it for reading. How to change it? I want to read the pdf first and then decide what to do with it. This works similarly in Edge. FF is my main browser, I wouldn't want to change that, but I have too much garbage on my disk. every pdf is saved first, completely unnecessary.

Asked by Diabolo13 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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MALWARE, TROJANS, VIRUSES IN THE .CACHE FOLDER OF FIREFOX FOR LINUX

I KEEP GETTING MALWARE, TROJANS, VIRUSES IN THE .CACHE FOLDER OF FIREFOX FOR LINUX IS THERE SOFTWARE OR ADD ON THAT WILL STOP THIS OR AN ANTIVIRUS ? I USE LINUX MI… (read more)

I KEEP GETTING MALWARE, TROJANS, VIRUSES IN THE .CACHE FOLDER OF FIREFOX FOR LINUX

IS THERE SOFTWARE OR ADD ON THAT WILL STOP THIS OR AN ANTIVIRUS ?

I USE LINUX MINT 20.3 CINNAMON 64 BIT

NO MATER WHAT WEBSITE I USE I GET THEM, AND COMODO FOR LINUX WILL NOT INSTALL CORECTLY.

Asked by maurice639 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Home page won't open on boot

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back. We are having trouble r… (read more)

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore.

Did all this it is still happening. Last time removing some file folder did not correct. Do not want it to restore last session!

What is causing this?

James

Asked by JJEULER 2 years ago

Last reply by JJEULER 1 year ago

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How to continue browsing with download prompt open

After clicking on a download link but before selecting save location and actually starting the download, I want to be able to continue browsing in another windows. Right … (read more)

After clicking on a download link but before selecting save location and actually starting the download, I want to be able to continue browsing in another windows. Right now the prompt enter the file name blocks firefox application entirely on Mac. Is this possible?

Asked by reladric 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Why saved logins got removed after some years??

Hi fellows. I'm using Firefox accounts for long time, to be specific from Created ⁨6/26/2015⁩ as my Firefox account page says at password field, And lately starts to not… (read more)

Hi fellows.

I'm using Firefox accounts for long time, to be specific from Created ⁨6/26/2015⁩ as my Firefox account page says at password field, And lately starts to notice that a lot of saved logins and some history are missing. I have checked when oldest Last Modified item, it appears to be from Last modified: October 5, 2018 So, there is at least 3 years of lost data. Is it something normal!! Or its because i have a limited saving i guess. Or apparently logins and history older than 5 years are removed!? Please i want more details about these things, if as i guessed that 5 years old data will be removed, i have to save them in another sources. it maybe an issue in my PC i can fix and get these old data.

Really thank you and appreciate your time. Thank you.

Asked by bnj52573 2 years ago

Last reply by bnj52573 1 year ago

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Drop down list of email addresses

This question has to do with logging into web sites with an email and a password. Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit). Windows 10. On many sites, when I click in the email field, a… (read more)

This question has to do with logging into web sites with an email and a password. Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit). Windows 10.

On many sites, when I click in the email field, a drop down list of email addresses appears from which I can make a selection using the mouse or up/down arrow keys. Some web sites have as few as two email addresses in the drop down list, others have many more. I recall that one site has about fifteen email addresses in the drop down list.

How can I remove a non-applicable email address from the drop down list?

How can I clear the drop down list of all email addresses?

Thanks.

Asked by stevejq 1 year ago

Answered by stevejq 1 year ago

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Cannot connect to legitamate website

I have just switched from Google Chrome to Firefox version 101.01. There is a legitimate website that I use a lot, it is an on-line library where I get eBooks on a regul… (read more)

I have just switched from Google Chrome to Firefox version 101.01. There is a legitimate website that I use a lot, it is an on-line library where I get eBooks on a regular basis.

Since I switch to Firefox I am not able to successfully get on the website. The website is HTTPS://broward.overdrive.com or HTTPS://www.overdrive.com, a division of the Broward County Library in Florida.

I continue to get the Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT. When I click “Accept the Risk and Continue button, Firefox then just returns to the original error screen. I noticed it also adds the site to the Firefox Certificate Manger. I had like 20 of the site listed in the certificate manager. I removed all but one, but each time I click the “Accept the Risk and Continue button it adds another exception to the manager but I am still not able to successful reach the site.

I have been using overdrive.com for at least 6 months and it was working with no issues until I switch to Firefox, so the website is not the problem.

I am using Windows 10 as an operating system on my desktop.

Please help me get back my access to this library website.

Thanks, Jim McGuire

Asked by jimmcguire91 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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garbled font showing on some web sites including THIS one!

On certain (very few) web sites, I get a symbols font showing instead of text. For example on www.xe.com I have tried a refresh already, disabled addons etc.. Weirdly, T… (read more)

On certain (very few) web sites, I get a symbols font showing instead of text. For example on www.xe.com I have tried a refresh already, disabled addons etc..

Weirdly, THIS support form suffers from it so I am attaching pictures to illustrate the issue.

I have googled the usual stuff to no avail, so really stuck now...

many thanks for any pointers, Lozzy

Asked by firefox1895 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago