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Sync - I cannot for the life of me figure out the parameters of operation

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I f… (read more)

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I failed to understand is that there is no control of the direction of sync. I presumed that all would sync from my primary account computer. Wrong and truly a disaster because I had spent hours organizing thousands of bookmarks. An old computer with an old bookmarks setup (very disorganized) added its confused mess back into my attempt on the new computer to finally get organized. I still have not sorted through most of the mess.

So how in the hell does Sync actually and exactly work? Is there any directional flow? Or does it just mash the shared stuff together. How can I delete any bookmark file Sync has at Firefox server with exact knowledge of what I am doing? Why is this stuff so obscure? I exactly want to know how to ensure that Sync has no cache of obsolete material and exactly, if possible, to direct the flow....should I use only share a tab? one at a time?

Thanks, Michael Mandeville, Arizona mwman@q.com

Asked by mwman 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Repeated crashes when trying to load webpages or youtube videos

Firefox has been experiencing repeated issues that cause it to fail to load certain websites or portions of sites, often related to video playback. YouTube videos would a… (read more)

Firefox has been experiencing repeated issues that cause it to fail to load certain websites or portions of sites, often related to video playback. YouTube videos would attempt to load, never start playing, and eventually all of Firefox will crash. The same is now happening with other websites such as Amazon that seem to crash the browser just trying to bring them up. Not all of the sites are specifically video sites like YouTube but they often have embedded players. YouTube will load fine until you actually try to click on a video, browsing the homepage doesn't cause this issue.

Restarting Firefox in safe mode did not alleviate the issue, and Firefox is up to date.

Crash report ID for the latest crashes: bp-91adc60a-274e-4ae7-8a76-3cd170200907 bp-362af5eb-b22e-4a60-ab29-78eb60200907 bp-4a049ce3-6d32-46b5-bc9e-437240200907

Asked by drbrowner 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

I am trying to watch Channel 4 dramas which have DRM and cannot adjust my Firefox to allow me to do so. I am unable to click on to this corner and that corner and get the necesary sites to lift DRM. I am 80 years and not an adept 18 year old!

See above on Subject = inability on my laptop with Firefox provider to watch certain dramas/films on 4 due to DRM. My problem is trying to follow the instructions hither… (read more)

See above on Subject = inability on my laptop with Firefox provider to watch certain dramas/films on 4 due to DRM. My problem is trying to follow the instructions hitherto given. I just want to be able to access those sites with DRM overlordship getting in the way. I am an old man who is simple-minded, that is, not 18 years and adept at whizzing around laptops.

Asked by greerhart42 2 months ago

Last reply by James 2 months ago

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Cannot Log into Yahoo mail on Firefox

I got an automatic update from Opera that I did not ask for, so all of my logins were lost. After recovering them and signing in, when I closed Opera, all of my freaking … (read more)

I got an automatic update from Opera that I did not ask for, so all of my logins were lost. After recovering them and signing in, when I closed Opera, all of my freaking logins were gone again. There is no way to stop this from happening, because Opera likes to make it difficult to stop auto-updates and to stop passwords/usernames from being wiped out when closing Opera. OK, fine. I'll go back to Firefox, then.

So when trying to login to my Yahoo mail account on Firefox there is a challenge page that sends a verification code to my Android phone. I clicked yes, but there is no place to put the verification from the challenge page. When I go back to the Yahoo mail login page, it goes back to the challenge page again, sending a verification to my Android again. This does not happen in Opera, but there is still the issue of being kicked out of all of my social media, email accounts every freaking time.

I have WORK to do and am not interested in being a coder. I am a writer. So how can I stop this from happening? I would like to go on with my freaking life!

Below is a screen-cap of the challenge screen. Do you see any way to get past it? NO! the only thing that is possible is to get to the goddamn Help screen. I don't want any Help. I want to log into my Yahoo mail. Again, this is not happening in Opera, but Opera keeps kicking me out of my logins.

Asked by walford2 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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My computer crashes when I try to upload a picture to ebay listing

bp-142a7886-259c-4733-8865-3af880200918 9/18/20, 9:26 AM View bp-43c1908b-ef7e-4fb7-b622-ba1a80200918 9/18/20, 9:17 AM These are the crash reports that came up for th… (read more)

bp-142a7886-259c-4733-8865-3af880200918 9/18/20, 9:26 AM View bp-43c1908b-ef7e-4fb7-b622-ba1a80200918 9/18/20, 9:17 AM

These are the crash reports that came up for this morning. It has crashed each time since then. I'm trying to upload pictures from the desktop to ebay listing. Please help, thanks!

Asked by mskibbe123 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Website is not displaying correctly

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the … (read more)

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the problem on the screenshot. I still ask my provider "Host Europe" if they are able to explain, why during using the Firefox Browser the website is not correct. They just told me, that maybe there might be a problem with the accessability view, but they were not able to solve the problem! Is there anybody who can help me to solve that problem? Thanks a lot! Alexandra

Asked by alexandraesser 1 year ago

Last reply by schnrl 1 year ago