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Firefox killed my main window and ALL MY TABS

I closed firefox (all three windows), and when I reopened it, it opened the two background windows... but NOT the main window that had all my tabs and pages and projects.… (read more)

I closed firefox (all three windows), and when I reopened it, it opened the two background windows... but NOT the main window that had all my tabs and pages and projects. Thanks, Firefox.

I *could* go through my History, and see if I remember WHEN I accessed each tab, and TRY to rebuild it, but that is INSANELY ANNOYING and takes upwards an HOUR.

Asked by tha.destroyah 2 years ago

Answered by tha.destroyah 2 years ago

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Lost all windows after my pc randomly restarted!

I think it was update, my pc restarted. But it usually asks weird. I lost all windows and all tabs. Yet in library/history under restore windows, there is nothing! There … (read more)

I think it was update, my pc restarted. But it usually asks weird. I lost all windows and all tabs. Yet in library/history under restore windows, there is nothing! There was some json file, from which you could get tabs. I tried it last time and it didn't work. Also firefox wasn't even running at that time and previously i had all windows and tabs... Are you kidding me???

I lost like hundreds of important tabs.... Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa............

Asked by tomas707 2 years ago

Last reply by tomas707 1 year ago

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closing popup last - broken restore previous session

When i close my "main" Firefox window and after that the opened popups, this breaks my "restore previous session" setting. this is not the first time because sometime i … (read more)

When i close my "main" Firefox window and after that the opened popups, this breaks my "restore previous session" setting.

this is not the first time because sometime i forget to close the popups first...

Asked by philipp.ewald 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Mozilla works too slow when many tabs (~50) are opened.

Hello, my Mozilla Firefox is hanging when I have about 50 tabs opened. So I have to kill the browser and restart it. After a few hours of work I have to do that again. An… (read more)

Hello, my Mozilla Firefox is hanging when I have about 50 tabs opened. So I have to kill the browser and restart it. After a few hours of work I have to do that again. Any ideas/suggestions?

Asked by iso_z 1 year ago

Last reply by iso_z 1 year ago

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Opening links in new tabs doen't work

Hi, I just downloaded Firefox on my new PC (laptop) but for an unknown reason opening a link in a new tab doesn't work. Opening a link in a new window doesn't work either… (read more)

Hi,

I just downloaded Firefox on my new PC (laptop) but for an unknown reason opening a link in a new tab doesn't work. Opening a link in a new window doesn't work either, and opening the link in a new private window does not work either. It is getting frustrating to say the least, as I've never encountered this problem before and I have no idea what to do. :)

Thank you kindly in advance for your help!

Asked by nvarga87 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Browser window is moving up and not all visible on laptop screen

For last few weeks whenever I open a new web browser in firefox the screen display now open slightly off screen with the top having moved up (and also a little to the rig… (read more)

For last few weeks whenever I open a new web browser in firefox the screen display now open slightly off screen with the top having moved up (and also a little to the right) making the scroll bar barely visible and tabs not visible. I can grab and move sometimes but it has become a consistent problem and I do not know why. Nothing has changed that I am aware of. How can this issue be fixed? Thank you

Asked by mcp707 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Restore a previous session

I HAVE SYSTEM RESTORE ON MY FIREFOX. When I purposely restarted my computer, for an unknown reason, a session came up but my previous session did not automatically resto… (read more)

I HAVE SYSTEM RESTORE ON MY FIREFOX. When I purposely restarted my computer, for an unknown reason, a session came up but my previous session did not automatically restore as usually it does. I did something in that window and was thinking about something else and deleted it, ie: the session. OH S _ _ _! Just lost my restore previous session opportunity..... I opened another session (and restore previous session was grayed - not available) and have not closed my session nor re-started since. Is there any other way to go back and recover my lost session windows and tabs? .... not from the previous session that I accidentally closed, but from the session before that? Thanks in advance. George

Asked by bentleycars 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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When I open a link in a New Tab, Firefox continually returns a blank page

When I open a link in a New Tab, Firefox continually returns a blank page. (Previously, Firefox would happily open up to 10 or more Tabs for reading later, without batti… (read more)

When I open a link in a New Tab, Firefox continually returns a blank page. (Previously, Firefox would happily open up to 10 or more Tabs for reading later, without batting an eyelid)

Firefox even declined to open my Home Page a short while ago.

The only extension I am using is Adblock Plus, and even disabling it, or restarting in Safe Mode, makes no difference.

I am using Firefox release 83.0 - and I've tried turning off Hardware Acceleration - again, no difference.

Any help/advice much appreciated Robin

Asked by robinf24300 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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opening a tab into a new window by accident

Hi there since a few weeks it happens daily that by accident I transfer a tab into a new firefox window obviously by moving/clicking the mouse quickly in a way that leads… (read more)

Hi there

since a few weeks it happens daily that by accident I transfer a tab into a new firefox window obviously by moving/clicking the mouse quickly in a way that leads to this new window. then I need to copy the email adress, close the new window and make in the original window again a new tab and paste it there and place it on the right spot. not really handy... not sure what changed in firefox since this did not happen in the past. did there change sth or how better said how can I avoid that this is happening, can I lock tabs that they will not get a new window. does someone know this problem? Thanks Andy

Asked by andreas.essinger 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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2nd tab opens when I open Firefox; what is it?

what does a separate tab titled "about:policies#documentation" mean please? It suddenly started showing up as a 2nd tab whenever I open Firefox (Win10) link: about:polici… (read more)

what does a separate tab titled "about:policies#documentation" mean please? It suddenly started showing up as a 2nd tab whenever I open Firefox (Win10) link: about:policies#documentation

Asked by Su 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Left-click opens the link in a new tab instead of the same tab in browser

After i deleted the cookies and site data i noticed that after i searched something and pressed left-click, instead of opening the website in the same tab, it opens it in… (read more)

After i deleted the cookies and site data i noticed that after i searched something and pressed left-click, instead of opening the website in the same tab, it opens it in a new one and takes them, it is somehing that i do not want, as if i want to open it in a new tab i can just use the middle key to do it.

Asked by iosifpetroulakis 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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Location of Open a New Tab icon

The + for adding a new tab is located at the upper right hand corner of my Firefox screen. Is there a way to have it show up next to the last tab that was opened? My Fi… (read more)

The + for adding a new tab is located at the upper right hand corner of my Firefox screen. Is there a way to have it show up next to the last tab that was opened? My Firefox at home has the + next to the last new tab. My Firefox at work has it on the upper right hand corner. The attached file shows what I am talking about with the + circled in red and the yellow arrow showing where I would like it to be if this is possible. Thanks.

Asked by bep35 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Non-pinned tabs are not being restored when I restart the browser

Okay, so I have the option set in Preferences -> General for "Restore previous session". However, when I restart the browser, all my open tabs are lost EXCEPT for any … (read more)

Okay, so I have the option set in Preferences -> General for "Restore previous session".

However, when I restart the browser, all my open tabs are lost EXCEPT for any pinned tabs.

Does anybody know why this would be?

Asked by David 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Page does not load in tab 1, but same page loads on the tab 2

I'm using 83.0 64bit on Windows 7 SP2. This problem occurs randomly. I try to open a site; say reddit.com, on a blank tab and it stalls. It never loads. The grey ball on… (read more)

I'm using 83.0 64bit on Windows 7 SP2. This problem occurs randomly.

I try to open a site; say reddit.com, on a blank tab and it stalls. It never loads. The grey ball on the tab title moves side to site and the page is blank. I open a new tab and type in the same url and it loads fine in the 2nd tab. (The 1st tab is still blank and loading... ) It's not just reddit.com. This problem happens on any sites, Google, vk.com, facebook, etc... When the tab stalls once, it never works with any of the URLs I type in or click from bookmark.

I tried clearing the cache and cookies but it didn't help.

Any suggestions?

Asked by taseron 1 year ago

Last reply by taseron 1 year ago

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How do I minimize tabs in FF 84.0?

Am running FF84.0 on a 64-bit Windows 10 machine. After installing this FF version, I see only the "X" to close the tab, with no "--" to minimize. How do I minimize, rat… (read more)

Am running FF84.0 on a 64-bit Windows 10 machine. After installing this FF version, I see only the "X" to close the tab, with no "--" to minimize. How do I minimize, rather than close, a tab?

Asked by davekelly23405 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago