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Rescuing lost logins

I broke an old computer and have my logins from it on a backup drive in logins.json and key4.db. I can't work out how to transfer these logins to my new computer. I've tr… (read more)

I broke an old computer and have my logins from it on a backup drive in logins.json and key4.db. I can't work out how to transfer these logins to my new computer. I've tried creating a new firefox profile since I am nervous of losing logins that are on my new computer, but then I am totally lost.

Asked by nikbj303 1 year ago

Last reply by hengwz07 1 year ago

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Lost Bookmarks but logins are still there

Lost Bookmarks but logins are still there & active to the sites that were bookmarked. I went to about:profiles - there are 2 profiles. Switched back & forth fro… (read more)

Lost Bookmarks but logins are still there & active to the sites that were bookmarked.

I went to about:profiles - there are 2 profiles.

Switched back & forth from one to another & still the same issue.

??

Asked by Darrtz 1 year ago

Last reply by hidd3n.tern 1 year ago

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Synching bookmarks, passowords, login details, etc.

So I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox because it keeps freezing and crashing after a Windows update. My thought process was that it was alright for me to do it since I… (read more)

So I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox because it keeps freezing and crashing after a Windows update. My thought process was that it was alright for me to do it since I can always log in and have my bookmarks and other stuff synched. But now I don't see any option that lets me recover all my data. Did I messed up and threw away my years worth of data or can I still recover them?

Asked by Karlovsky 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox won't load hyperlinks from university Canvas pages

I am able to successfully load any webpage to which I browse. Firefox opens hyper links normally, UNLESS it happens to be on my school's website under the Canvas platfor… (read more)

I am able to successfully load any webpage to which I browse. Firefox opens hyper links normally, UNLESS it happens to be on my school's website under the Canvas platform. Quizzes and tests will not load. The quiz "page" loads, but the internal data does not... that is to say, the external framework of the page loads, but none of the actual material loads. I do not have any add-ons or additional extensions loading on my browser, so it's some kind of miscommunication between the school and Firefox. If I use Microsoft Edge, the page loads up completely normal with no hitches... BUT Firefox is my preferred browser.

Any idea what's the hang-up?

Asked by timmeers 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Audio not working on Firefox, works on every other Windows program

Audio was working fine until recently. Now, firefox has no audio playing on any site. Some sites show "PLAYING" in tab, but others like YouTube don't show that notifi… (read more)

Audio was working fine until recently. Now, firefox has no audio playing on any site.

Some sites show "PLAYING" in tab, but others like YouTube don't show that notification. Even with "PLAYING", there is no audio output.

I checked Windows settings and Firefox is set up correct (and the same as it was before it stopped working), see screenshot attached. Otherwise, I restarted Firefox, tried it in troubleshoot mode, and reinstalled Firefox. No changes.

Possible system changes include: Maybe a Firefox update occured and broke the program? I installed the game Civ5 from Steam which required some Windows VS redistributibles installed.

Asked by ahmad.saleh131 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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WindowsApps Mozilla Profile folder location? Where are you?

winget install -e --id Mozilla.Firefox I am a Windows 11 home 64bit Korean version user. Insider. Version 10.0.22621.105 Firefox latest version. I installed it like thi… (read more)

winget install -e --id Mozilla.Firefox

I am a Windows 11 home 64bit Korean version user. Insider. Version 10.0.22621.105 Firefox latest version. I installed it like this. winget install -e --id Mozilla.Firefox

my installed path. C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Mozilla.MozillaFirefox_101.0.1.0_x64__(random number letters)\VFS\ProgramFiles\MozillaFirefox Package Root (Where my app runs.)

C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\1234.default-release My symptoms.. there is nothing in that location. Error. So I created a temporary folder. I'm looking for the user profile folder.


Organize my writing. The add-on is working. However. The profile folder is empty. I wonder where it is.

Asked by 동우 1 year ago

Last reply by 동우 1 year ago

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Open Bookmarks form Dropdown menu in Background without Dropdown menu closing

I want to select multiple Tabs from a bookmark folder to open in the background. On Chrome this used to be quite easy: Just open the Dropdown, click whichever tabs you w… (read more)

I want to select multiple Tabs from a bookmark folder to open in the background.

On Chrome this used to be quite easy: Just open the Dropdown, click whichever tabs you wanted to open with the Mousewheel and done.

On Firefox you need to enable new tabs to open in Background first. I managed to find the setting for that with google after a while. You need to go to advanced settings by typing about:config into your url bar.

Then you search for browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground and click "enable".

But this didn't fix the other issue I had, that the dropdown menu always closes as soon as I click anything.

Is there a way so it stays open until I'm done selecting the pages I want?

Asked by Hellschwarz 1 year ago

Answered by Hellschwarz 1 year ago

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no Passwords, no Sync, weird Addon & Policies

Hello, My firefox has been randomly exiting for a longer time now. (I reopen Firefox it restores itself without any crash info) I've already tried reinstalling and using … (read more)

Hello, My firefox has been randomly exiting for a longer time now. (I reopen Firefox it restores itself without any crash info) I've already tried reinstalling and using the cleaning tool. Now I wanted to remove my Addons, but one of them isn't deletable. It also has no name displayed which confused me... Furthermore, there are only "InstalTime12345678"-files in the crash reports directory (which I think aren crash reports). It seems to me the mysterious addon is installed through the policies. (I have a screenshot attached and uploaded them https://pastebin.com/59wzMDyv) This is my private computer and I never set those. Has anyone seen this before or can help? Thanks

Asked by blxckOxymoron 1 year ago

Answered by blxckOxymoron 1 year ago

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Firefox not displaying Washington Post article/pictures

This link in Firefox (for example) displays no article text or pictures. However the same link on Chrome displays the complete article and pictures. https://www.washingt… (read more)

This link in Firefox (for example) displays no article text or pictures. However the same link on Chrome displays the complete article and pictures. https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2022/06/20/bears-ears-national-monument-tribes/

Sometimes the article comes up in Firefox, but then reverts after awhile to no text and pictures. If I refresh the page, the text and pictures return for awhile. Sometimes though the text pictures are not displayed until I refresh several times. This seems to happen only on the Washington Post. I would think it's the post, but Chrome displays the pages without any problems. This problem doesn't seem to happen on WASH PO main page, just articles off of main page. Can anyone help?

Asked by dpbirosc 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox is opening file in browser (displaying as text) instead of downloading/asking me what to do with the file

I have a problem with how firefox is treating link to the file of type ".wotmod". For some reason firefox without asking is just opening file in the active tab (displayin… (read more)

I have a problem with how firefox is treating link to the file of type ".wotmod". For some reason firefox without asking is just opening file in the active tab (displaying it in the browser) when what I want to do is to download the file. Can i somehow force firefox to let me decide what to do with files of that extension? I did set action for all available ContentTypes to "Always ask" and I did check "Ask whether to open or save files" option in settings, but still Firefox is just opening those files in the browser. Other browsers like Chrome or Edge are letting me download the file, but I would prefer to use firefox for all my browsing needs. For anyone interested [[here|https://gitlab.com/wot-public-mods/replays-manager/-/releases]] is the link to gitlab release page containing multiple links to files of affected type. Below I have added screenshot of my settings: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-06-16-13-10-17-d4c7aa.png

Asked by 3mpy3ma 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Loosing ALL cookies when Firefox session ended

I've just done a clean install of Windows 11 12H2 and, consquently, FireFox. Don't know why I'm loosing all cookies when Firefox session ended. Firefox 101.0.1 x64 … (read more)

I've just done a clean install of Windows 11 12H2 and, consquently, FireFox.

Don't know why I'm loosing all cookies when Firefox session ended.

Firefox 101.0.1 x64 OS Windows 11 Pro v 21H2 (Build 22000.776)

Asked by IanM 1 year ago

Answered by user135265932517847097877469882701724588899 1 year ago

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Google Calendar does not display on home page

To whom it may concerm: This is Danielle. When I open my firefox home page (https://www.ighome.com) I get an error message stating that the calendar is open in another we… (read more)

To whom it may concerm: This is Danielle. When I open my firefox home page (https://www.ighome.com) I get an error message stating that the calendar is open in another web page and I don't understand how because this is the only browser I use. The calendar used to display every time I opened firefox and now, I keep getting the error message. Please help. Thanks,

-Danielle

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Asked by Danielle 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Surfshark

Hi, just bought a new laptop which is loaded with windows 11, and I cannot download Surfshark vpn, I go to google and it will not even open any surfshark page, I assumed … (read more)

Hi, just bought a new laptop which is loaded with windows 11, and I cannot download Surfshark vpn, I go to google and it will not even open any surfshark page, I assumed it must be something to do with safesearch, so I clicked on the safesearch button but it does not give me the option to turn it off it just states 'You don't have permission to change your SafeSearch setting. It's locked by the device or network that you are browsing on' !! how do I get over this? any help appreciated,

Asked by tench6410 1 year ago

Answered by tench6410 1 year ago

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using cut/paste will cause firefox to hang for minutes at a time.

At first I thought it was a facebook problem, but the issue started appearing in other places (gmail, youtube, etc). I can be writing something in a comment box, word doc… (read more)

At first I thought it was a facebook problem, but the issue started appearing in other places (gmail, youtube, etc). I can be writing something in a comment box, word doc, chat window or whatever and if I select some text and hit copy or cut, the entire browser absolutely locks - can't click on anything or do anything - for MINUTES at a time. There's no CPU, disk read/write, or other system usage spike to indicate what's going on - Firefox just stops and is completely unresponsive for a very long time.

This is new as of the past couple weeks, I think? I hit it once and didn't think much of it but now I'm getting hit by it daily just about because I'm more active on social media, email, and other things lately.

wtf? I have not installed any new extensions in a very long time.

Asked by archerfish 1 year ago

Last reply by archerfish 1 year ago

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Zap2it web page is blank

When I try to go the the site https://tvlistings.zap2it.com/ it show top part of page while it tries to retrieve TV listings, but then the whole page goes blank. It still… (read more)

When I try to go the the site https://tvlistings.zap2it.com/ it show top part of page while it tries to retrieve TV listings, but then the whole page goes blank. It still goes blank when in troubleshooting mode.

Works with Microsoft Edge browser. Any ideas?

Asked by ntcain 1 year ago

Answered by ntcain 1 year ago

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Gmail browser mail timeout or disconnect

Recently got a new computer. Log in to gmail and after about 5 to 10 minutes of being in gmail I get an error message saying the connection failed and it must reconnect.… (read more)

Recently got a new computer. Log in to gmail and after about 5 to 10 minutes of being in gmail I get an error message saying the connection failed and it must reconnect. Its not a internet issue. I can still go other places in a browser or have access to anything on the network. It is only Gmail. This didn't happen before on my old computer. I have reinstalled Firefox, gutted and reinstalled Firefox, tried it with a new profile. Tried it with the profile from my old computer. I cannot get it to stop. I found a setting online for HTTP time out for Firefox. I did increase that time out to 10 minutes but that did not seem to resolve the issue. It isn't a network connectivity issue from what I can tell as I don't lose internet or have any issue access other resources both locally or on the internet.

Asked by Jared Jordan 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago