Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

Lost tabs - no current support text solves the issue - no sessionstore.jsonlz4 ever appears

Ok, I've resolved this in the past, several version of Firefox ago, under windows. Firefox crashes silently, open it again and no tabs are restored. Open firefox again a… (read more)

Ok, I've resolved this in the past, several version of Firefox ago, under windows. Firefox crashes silently, open it again and no tabs are restored. Open firefox again and look in recently closed windows and the one with my tabs is not there, only little utility windows that are popped up when I log in at the coffee shop, so my recently closed windows are overwritten with windows with no tabs.

So I go to my profile sessionstore-backups folder and copy it to the desktop. I have 6 files, previous.jsonlz4, recovery.baklz4, and recovery.jsonlz4 at around 8 megs in size. I copied each to the folder one level up and renamed them sessionstore.jsonlz4, and each time restarted firefox. All that opens is a blank tabbed firefox window.

There was never an existing sessionstore.jsonlz4 file anywhere I could find, even with firefox closed, this file never appears anywhere I could find it. Searching files with Windows was also unsuccessful.

I feel like I have captured the files with my tabs, based on the date modified, several were from before the crash. Why can't I find a working tutorial on how to restore my tabs? Nothing I've found on the support site works though I follow the directions exactly.

Thanks

Asked by bikenrightnow 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Owl Zoom add on not working

Hello. The Owl Zoom add on for Firefox OSX has stopped working. No changes made to any options or add ons. Date noticed about mid- December 2023. Reverting Firefox to … (read more)

Hello. The Owl Zoom add on for Firefox OSX has stopped working. No changes made to any options or add ons. Date noticed about mid- December 2023. Reverting Firefox to its state from before the issue occurred did not resolve the issue. This process does not work: "Click on 'Settings' and the pop up menu has an item for 'Zoom'. Click on 'Normal 100%' and a pop up list for several zoom values should appear but it does not appear. In addition there is no Owl Zoom icon in the video task bar. This has happened on two iMacs and one Macbook Pro at the same time so not device specific.

Asked by phazir50 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

disable update warnings

Currently running 115.4.0esr, 64 bit... I have auto updates disabled via the json policy, yet every day I keep getting the warning about an update required and must go to… (read more)

Currently running 115.4.0esr, 64 bit... I have auto updates disabled via the json policy, yet every day I keep getting the warning about an update required and must go to download it... How can I disable the warning? It is annoying.

As well, while here in the forums, I did the "about firefox" thing to get the version and despite my settings, FF downloaded an update and wants me to restart to install it... what if I dont want it?

I get that you folks want to make things .... right... but there have been many changes that I am not fond of. Please respect my privacy and let me update by my own choice.

Thanks :)

Gary

Asked by park-avenue 5 months ago

Last reply by James 5 months ago

I have one site that produces PDF files that Firefox will not open correctly, my other browsers do not have a problem with PDF. What should I be looking for to correct.

I have one site that produces PDF files that Firefox will not open correctly, my other browsers do not have a problem with PDF. What should I be looking for to correct.… (read more)

I have one site that produces PDF files that Firefox will not open correctly, my other browsers do not have a problem with PDF. What should I be looking for to correct.

Asked by Dale Adams 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

after auto update ESR 115.6.0 pages won't load mac 10.13 desktop | laptop

After yesterday's (12.19.2023) auto update of FF ESR 115.6.0 on both my mac os 10.13 desktop and laptop, sites no longer load. Reinstalling 115.5.0 is working for now. Is… (read more)

After yesterday's (12.19.2023) auto update of FF ESR 115.6.0 on both my mac os 10.13 desktop and laptop, sites no longer load. Reinstalling 115.5.0 is working for now. Is FF aware of any problems, and if so are there plans to correct?

Asked by info5858 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Gah. Your tab just cashed'

I keep getting 'Gah. Your tab just cashed' notices for nearly all my tabs and also Youtube keeps buffering and finally just goes black. I used trouble shooting modebut … (read more)

I keep getting 'Gah. Your tab just cashed' notices for nearly all my tabs and also Youtube keeps buffering and finally just goes black. I used trouble shooting modebut that didn't help

Asked by choochum mavin 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Microsoft Outlook sign in screen does not load

Microsoft Outlook sign in screen does not load on Firefox. Please see the attached image. Every time I need to read my mail I have to open Chrome , which definitely I wan… (read more)

Microsoft Outlook sign in screen does not load on Firefox. Please see the attached image. Every time I need to read my mail I have to open Chrome , which definitely I want to get rid for good. Any solution ?

Asked by Ron Wolpa 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Profile Manager not starting at Firefox Start-up

I just got a new computer, and I'm trying to copy-and-paste a profile over from the old computer to the new one, but this doesn't seem to be working. Firstly, when I clic… (read more)

I just got a new computer, and I'm trying to copy-and-paste a profile over from the old computer to the new one, but this doesn't seem to be working. Firstly, when I click on the Firefox icon on my new computer (Windows 11), the profile manager doesn't start up, so I can't choose the old profile. I've tried copying over all of the old files into the new profile folder, and that didn't work, either. What's going on?

Asked by FireFoxFan1 4 months ago

Last reply by James 4 months ago

when I login into some WEB site it goes in to an endless loop continues

When I login into some WEB site it goes in to an endless loop continues? It used to work before you forced the download of version of 0esr, when the old none 0esr work… (read more)

When I login into some WEB site it goes in to an endless loop continues? It used to work before you forced the download of version of 0esr, when the old none 0esr worked fine. As a example: I am trying to login to xcelenergy.com site and it keeps flipping back and forth with these two lines ( parts of lines deleted because you might get into my account )in the address bar -

1. - https://my.xcelenergy.com/MyAccount/MyAccount_Proxy?context=us1_tk1...............parts deleted.........................client_id=JnU2RjC15thihnMDrOyzKzvH&mode=login&scope=openid+profile+email+salesforceInfo&gig_skipConsent=true

2. - https://my.xcelenergy.com/MyAcco...........................parts deleted......................._MA_Template

I have included the 2 of screen captures that it flip's through of maybe a another 2 screens (can not tell, it flips through to fast).

  The site I am login into:          my.xcelenergy.com
 Firefox version using now:      115.6.0esr (64-bit) or the 32bit Version, I tried both. Then load an old back version it works fine but then it gets upgrade to the new version again.
  my version of windows:         8.1, with all Firefox ad blockers and other ad blockers turned off or on does not matter. 
      The reason I will not upgrade my software is that I would have to buy a lot of new software upgrades that I use, and can  

not afford at this time on my retirement.

James Spangler 2jspangler@comcast.net

Asked by 2jspangler 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

"Access your data for all websites" Can a ADDON transmit that data over the internet?

I understand the necessity of some Extensions / add-ons to "Access your data for all websites" and therefore i agree to that for some of them. So here's the question: Is … (read more)

I understand the necessity of some Extensions / add-ons to "Access your data for all websites" and therefore i agree to that for some of them. So here's the question: Is it possible for the data collected by that ADDON to be transmitted over the internet to either the ADDON maker or any other unknown recipient? Or is it that they indeed are collected but stored and processed locally on my computer and never transmitted elsewhere?

Asked by RHXE 5 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago

YT/MS collusion!!

I've used Firefox for years and I like it!! I'm just wondering if there is anything Mozilla can do to counter the apparent collusion between YT and MS to coerce people in… (read more)

I've used Firefox for years and I like it!! I'm just wondering if there is anything Mozilla can do to counter the apparent collusion between YT and MS to coerce people into using Chrome, by means of YT degrading their videos when playing on Firefox?!

Asked by Liberallez 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

JAVA not working

i had a problem with my java on my windows 7-- 64 bit computer i put a a 64 bit java and put in the websites URL THE SECURITY ON THE JAVA problem was set on low when i go… (read more)

i had a problem with my java on my windows 7-- 64 bit computer i put a a 64 bit java and put in the websites URL THE SECURITY ON THE JAVA problem was set on low when i go to the web site ( k3fef sdr the web site tell me i do not have the JAVA program and will not open up any ideas thank you gregory oidar7295@optimum.net

Asked by greg1948 4 months ago

Last reply by James 4 months ago

Save login error

Whenever i attempt to save my passwords or login, it will not be saved in the browser. It will also prompt me to enter in my primary password to view saved logins which a… (read more)

Whenever i attempt to save my passwords or login, it will not be saved in the browser. It will also prompt me to enter in my primary password to view saved logins which are still not saved in the browser. I have enabled autofill on the account but the issue continues to happen.

Asked by eenwereuzor 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

vids spinning

like a dick i tried to sort it out myself and i no nothing aboout computers i deleted loads of stuff thinking its old i dont need it from downloads...i was having truble … (read more)

like a dick i tried to sort it out myself and i no nothing aboout computers i deleted loads of stuff thinking its old i dont need it from downloads...i was having truble with vids not playing just the spin thing or it does start but slow or judery ... now mozilla cant update ...as theres nothing there

Asked by mickmay1962 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago