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Manage Exceptions does not work (always allowed websites are never saved between sessions) Bug/Ignorance?

I am using Firefox Version 101.0.1 (64-bit) for Desktop Windows 10 64bit (newest version (see question date for lookup info)). This problem I could not find anywhere in … (read more)

I am using Firefox Version 101.0.1 (64-bit) for Desktop Windows 10 64bit (newest version (see question date for lookup info)).

This problem I could not find anywhere in this Firefox self support community. I think I discovered a bug in the firefox settings, but it might just be me missing something, but I doubt it, being familiar with the settings and them being clearly worded.

I can not seem to get my firefox to save the website always allowed to keep cookies stored between sessions (and their cookies / other data obviously also don't get saved between sessions). - maybe there arises a problem with the setting of never saving history between sessions?

Please, have a look at my current settings below (two screenshots): <image 1 (longer one)> <image 2 (shorter one, custom history settings)>

The settings being written as they are should mean that the always allowed websites should never have their cookies deleted between sessions, regardless of their history (their being visited) being deleted. To me this is frustrating and appears like a bug and not a feature.

Maybe is history is deleted all site permissions and data get deleted, too? - (If yes, that is clearly not what the settings suggest, and if it is supposed to work like this, I strongly suggest the Firefox Dev.s team to fix the confusion or add some feature work-around to suit my use-case. The internet is not a safe place anymore, generally, but some parts are, let me trust your settings do what the say they do, at the very least. Thanks in advance.)

Asked by no_u_afaik 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Firefox 101.0 is telling me I need a video codec but it does not say which one. How do I find out?

Firefox says I need a video codec to play a video (that is aparently somewhere on the page). It does NOT tell me what video, what video format, or what codec I need. H… (read more)

Firefox says I need a video codec to play a video (that is aparently somewhere on the page). It does NOT tell me what video, what video format, or what codec I need. How do I find out what codec I need?

Firefox version: 101.0 (64 bit) OS: Fedora 36

Asked by dkramber 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox, bookmark-bar

In the bookmark-bar in my Firefox-installation contains the soft-button for the function "Import bookmarks". I do not need this function always showed in the bookmark-bar… (read more)

In the bookmark-bar in my Firefox-installation contains the soft-button for the function "Import bookmarks". I do not need this function always showed in the bookmark-bar. How can i remove it ?

Asked by chsf1 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Bookmarks toolbar is present, but empty, despite numerous bookmarks being assigned to such

My bookmarks toolbar is empty. When looking through the bookmarks menu, it shows that none of my bookmarks have been removed, and they are all still listed as being pres… (read more)

My bookmarks toolbar is empty. When looking through the bookmarks menu, it shows that none of my bookmarks have been removed, and they are all still listed as being present in the Bookmarks toolbar, but they are not displayed in such. To be clear, bookmarks toolbar is enabled, and I have already verified its positioning in the customize toolbar pane. There is a strip of empty space where they used to be, but they are simply missing now. How do I fix whatever issue caused the toolbar to cease displaying my bookmarks?

Asked by nick.cambria 2 years ago

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Youtube Comments

Comments below youtube videos won't load. This happens across all browsers on this computer regardless of add-ons or being logged into youtube. I've attached a screensh… (read more)

Comments below youtube videos won't load. This happens across all browsers on this computer regardless of add-ons or being logged into youtube.

I've attached a screenshot that shows that 176 comments are below that video but none load. I'm using the latest Firefox version on Windows 7.

If you need any extra information I will gladly provide it.

Asked by dorschtho 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Where can I download FF for OS X El Capitan V10.11.6?

My old 2009 MacBook Pro broke, got fixed, and now the backup won't transfer. So I need a new Firefox. OS X El Capitan V10.11.6 is the latest this old computer will ha… (read more)

My old 2009 MacBook Pro broke, got fixed, and now the backup won't transfer. So I need a new Firefox.

OS X El Capitan V10.11.6 is the latest this old computer will handle. On the mozilla.org download page, the app on the .dmg that gets downloaded says it wants OS X 10.12 or later.

I'd appreciate your suggestions.

--Gil

Asked by GilDawson 2 years ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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Another program can't open Firefox

When I look up the error message I get, everyone I see who got it can't open Firefox, but I can open it fine. For me, I have Firefox as my default browser and when anothe… (read more)

When I look up the error message I get, everyone I see who got it can't open Firefox, but I can open it fine. For me, I have Firefox as my default browser and when another program (tModLoader on Steam) tries to open it, it gives me "Profile Missing," "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." I don't know if it gives the same error for other programs because I can't think of any programs that open my default browser. When I switch my default browser to Edge, the program can open Edge fine.

Asked by Good_Days13 2 years ago

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How to transfer tabs from desktop to phone

Hello Please explain to me how to transfer tabs from desktop to Android phone because there is no option on my desktop browser settings and no matter how much I sync, the… (read more)

Hello Please explain to me how to transfer tabs from desktop to Android phone because there is no option on my desktop browser settings and no matter how much I sync, the desktop tabs will not be transferred to the phone again. please guide me

Asked by iraj 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Automatically Logged Out of Websites Post-Authentication

I first thought this issue was contained to a single website and was the fault of their IT, but I have begun to experience this issue on other websites, and it does not o… (read more)

I first thought this issue was contained to a single website and was the fault of their IT, but I have begun to experience this issue on other websites, and it does not occur on other devices also using Firefox. It is difficult to explain given that I don't have any idea what is actually happening, but hopefully I can make it clear enough.

For some websites that require a username and password, I will correctly login and pass authentication but then I will be booted back to the initial login screen, almost like the login failed. I only know that it is technically a log out, not a failure, because I have briefly seen the URL change like I'm logging out. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox fresh multiple times on my Windows 11 laptop, but the same issue occurs consistently.

This happened when I was trying to login to the student portal for my university and when I was trying to login to my apartment's resident portal. Changing cookie settings or going into a private browser has not helped at all. I cannot tell if this is a bug with Firefox (maybe just on Windows 11?) or if there is some background setting that needs to be adjusted, but it is very frustrating. If this keeps happening, I would have to switch to a different browser, which would not be ideal.

Does anyone have any idea of steps that I could take for troubleshooting or any experience with similar issues? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Jake 1 year ago

Answered by Jake 1 year ago

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website will not open

I'M trying to open Realtor.com and I get this message: Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information). Can't seem … (read more)

I'M trying to open Realtor.com and I get this message: Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information). Can't seem to fix it. Can you help?

Asked by wduerig 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit) does not work on Amazon web site

Fix Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit) browser. I am using Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Version 21H2 OS Build: 19044.1706 Experience: Windows Feature Experience Pack 120-2212.4170.0 L… (read more)

Fix Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit) browser. I am using Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Version 21H2 OS Build: 19044.1706 Experience: Windows Feature Experience Pack 120-2212.4170.0

Let me give you a scenario.

I cleared my cookies.

Go to https://www.amazon.com. From the drop-down at the top of the page (it now shows All) select a product area. I selected "electronics". I now type in "batteries" in the search field. The screen goes black. The tab is now unresponsive.

Another example. Go to https://www.amazon.com. From the drop-down at the top of the page (it now shows All) select a product area. I selected "Kindle Store". Now I selected any book (I typed in "Killing th" and the drop-down showed "killing the illers bill oreilly. A small book shows up in the middle of the screen (which is now grayed out). I can select "orders" and the orders are shown but they are skewed in an abnormal fashion (i.e. not displayed as they were on the previous version of Firefox). I hit the back arrow and click on the small icon of the book displayed and I am on the page for that book. However scrolling down shows that the page is displayed in an abnormal fashion and I can no longer click on "orders" (nothing happens when I click on this drop-down.

I cannot order anything and I need to hit the back arrow to return to the previous page in order to log off of Amazon.com.

I use Firefox by choice. However my least two browsers in the world (Chrome and Edge) both sill work on Amazon.

I REALLY REALLY do not want to use those browsers for ordering on Amazon. Please fix Firefox. I like it more, believe it's more secure and I really prefer that browser. Please help me by fixing your browser.

One more thing: I just updated Firefox today. It worked fine yesterday..

David Sorensen dmerle@earthlink.net

Asked by dmerle 2 years ago

Answered by Mike109 1 year ago

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I can't set a default behaviour for download of *.XLSX files

I am trying to download a spreadsheet file which has a .xlsx extension. Firefox insists on downloading the file (my default action) but I want to be given the option to o… (read more)

I am trying to download a spreadsheet file which has a .xlsx extension. Firefox insists on downloading the file (my default action) but I want to be given the option to open in my spreadsheet program (Libreoffice).

Looking in Settings and scrolling down to Files and Applications -> Applications, there are other spreadsheet formats present but not one for .xlsx. How do I add the "Always Ask" option for .xlsx files?

Libreoffice is the default system application for opening these files.

Asked by tc68 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Error 410

When I try and open some articles on the BBC new wesite I get the attached message. How can that be resolved please? VPN is off. Error: 410 Gone Your client has made a re… (read more)

When I try and open some articles on the BBC new wesite I get the attached message. How can that be resolved please? VPN is off. Error: 410 Gone Your client has made a request for a BBC domain that is no longer hosted on Akamai, but the request was sent to an Akamai IP address. This suggests your client is using a very out-of-date DNS response, or one that has been altered. If you're using VPN software or similar, try disabling it and / or contact your VPN provider's technical support.

Requested URL: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-61820604 Ghost IP: 104.124.180.165 Slot: 3891 NPN / ALPN protocol: h2 Client IP: 130.43.170.125 Timestamp: 1655367219 Internal ticket reference: PRB-1597.

Asked by KP 1 year ago

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Terrible font rendering in v101

Lighter fonts (from multiple families, and on multiple websites) are rendered so poorly they are barely legible. I already tried disabled performance settings, and turn… (read more)

Lighter fonts (from multiple families, and on multiple websites) are rendered so poorly they are barely legible.

I already tried disabled performance settings, and turning off ClearType in Windows (it barely had any effect)

How do we fix this?

Asked by Chad Reitsma 2 years ago

Answered by Chad Reitsma 2 years ago

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OS X Yosemite version 10.10.5

My computer is OS X Yosemite version 10.10.5. I have updated with the newest Firefox web browser today. Now I can't open Firefox because my computer is too old for thi… (read more)

My computer is OS X Yosemite version 10.10.5.

I have updated with the newest Firefox web browser today. Now I can't open Firefox because my computer is too old for this new version. Because I have totally replaced my old one with this new, I cannot go back..

And actually, I don't know what is the right version for my computer. I think I found some very long list of old versions(https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/), I don't know which one is right for me and how to install from there - I tried some of them..

If anyone can post the link of right one for my computer and inform me how to install it from there, I'd really appreciate it..

Than you.

Asked by ohong2218 1 year ago

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Fire fox 101.0.1 does not open window but is running in background

I'm not sure if this is the cause but a few days after windows update my firefox crashes. I restart it and only screen opens and doesn't respond. Deleted Firefox, did fre… (read more)

I'm not sure if this is the cause but a few days after windows update my firefox crashes. I restart it and only screen opens and doesn't respond. Deleted Firefox, did fresh install. Firefox starts again but as soon as I log in my account, crashes again. Delete firefox and again fresh install. I don't login, I save 3 bookmarks and it crashes again. Delete firefox again and fresh install. But now firefox starts in the background (seen in task manager) but does not open a window. Download latest installer and try to install but now install says, "something went wrong" during the download. (could be the enterprise network here) this I tried a few times but no success.

So I download Firefox 101.0.1 ISO and install. But again running in background and no window.

HP Elitebook AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 Vega Mobile Gfx

64bit Win 10 Pro 21H2 - 19044.1766

Asked by bassoe87 1 year ago

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Firefox won't work since moving to secondary hard drive

My HP Omen has 2 hard drives. Originally, Firefox was installed on the C: drive and working perfectly. In order to clear up space, I tried to use the Windows Move feature… (read more)

My HP Omen has 2 hard drives. Originally, Firefox was installed on the C: drive and working perfectly. In order to clear up space, I tried to use the Windows Move feature to move the program from the C: drive to the secondary (and larger) E: drive. Since then, Firefox won't work aside from opening a Firefox window. It will load no pages, settings, etc.

I've tried uninstalling Firefox from both the C: and E: drives. Searched for any remaining files and deleted them. Deleted Old Firefox Data folders. I've reinstalled Firefox, without the option of where to install it, but it still fails to work at all. I get an error message regarding a missing file, VCRUNTIME140_1.dll. I've searched for the file and it's NOT missing. It is in both the Firefox folder and the Windows/Systems32 folder.

I've searched for data in the Users folders that might relate to Firefox but NOTHING seems to work that will allow Firefox to work again. I've tried putting Firefox in Troubleshooting Mode but it won't restart as it says it needs to. It just won't work!

If anyone can just tell me how to COMPLETELY remove Firefox from both hard drives so that I can just do a clean, new Firefox install, that would be preferable. I know how to import bookmarks from Chrome.

If anyone can offer some help for someone who isn't great with computers, I would greatly appreciate it. If you need any other information, please don't hesitate to ask.

Asked by shadley02 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Window position not saved

Firefox 101.0.1 + extensions, Windows 11 22H2; both fully updated Firefox has stopped saving the position of its window, looking to me like it is leaving space for my Wi… (read more)

Firefox 101.0.1 + extensions, Windows 11 22H2; both fully updated

Firefox has stopped saving the position of its window, looking to me like it is leaving space for my Windows taskbar but which is hidden.

Some online searching and I found that setting privacy.resistFingerprinting to false resolves the issue, but it is not a change I feel comfortable with and wonder if there is another solution. I have uBlock Origin installed so maybe I shouldn't be concerned.

Asked by henryg1 1 year ago

Answered by henryg1 1 year ago