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Video DownloadHelper

I am trying to install Video DownloadHelper on Firefox on a MacBook Pro 10.15.7 Catalina. Clicking on 'Download,' I get 'video_downloadhelper-4-9-22-fx-sm.xpi' And a me… (read more)

I am trying to install Video DownloadHelper on Firefox on a MacBook Pro 10.15.7 Catalina. Clicking on 'Download,' I get 'video_downloadhelper-4-9-22-fx-sm.xpi' And a message saying 'There is no application set up to open the document...' It says to search the App Store - but there is nothing. I have changed .xpi to .zip - but no luck. How do I install Video DownloadHelper on my MacBook Pro running Firefox? Thanks.

Asked by europeanbargee 1 month ago

Damn Firefox! (SEVERE UPDATE FAIL)

1) I just completed ALL this textbox. Then i saw the request for Troubleshooting Information. to be helpful, i followed the instructions and used Copy Text, hoping to pas… (read more)

1) I just completed ALL this textbox. Then i saw the request for Troubleshooting Information. to be helpful, i followed the instructions and used Copy Text, hoping to past it into the space provided (next text box). When i came back to this page, EVERYTHING had gone. Whole page was wiped clean. for pity's sake, Firefox, can't you even get that right?

2) The reason i came here was because Firefox let me down badly. A couple of days back, version 84.0.2 (64-bit) downloaded. As I did not restart the laptop (Win 10, fully up to date), the instal did not complete. Should not be a problem as I've done that many times before. But when i did restart (30m minutes ago), Firefox opened and asked me to set up Firefox - UGH!!! I did that 1 year ago when this laptop was new!!! My history is intact. So are my add-ons. however, all (about 32) of my Top Sites have gone and all of my pre-set start pages (4) have been lost. I can reset the start pages but I will not be able to remember all the Top Sites so some will be lost. This is an 80+% fail by Firefox. I use Firefox because it's been reliable but I can no longer say that it is. It's an atrocious failure and for no apparent reason.

I have Firefox running on a separate laptop that has not been restarted today or yesterday. It has had the same personalisations wiped too!!! Firefox, this makes you my least favourite browser EVER (and I started using computers when punched cards were needed to input questions and get answers!). Reliability = 0. My confidence = 0

I'm not going to try adding troubleshooting information as that is just adding to the unreliability and my total lack of confidence in Firefox!!!

If there is a way to get my Firefox back to how it was, please share. I've lost so much confidence in it that I'm not happy to try anything without advice.

EDIT More data.

The other laptop (also Win 10 fully up to date, same version of Firefox) did not have the start pages wiped clean. I use 4, (shouldn't matter which but they are Google; Gmail' Facebook; and Youtube. They are still set on that firefox but mine are completely wiped. When i started up, i had the Firefox Start page (asking me what to import from otehr browsers) and one other page not of my choice (can't remember what).

So, Firefox, how did you screw this up and manage to do so differently on 2 different laptops that have almost IDENTICAL BUILDS (yep, same Windows, same user files, same file structure).

Asked by paulindr 1 month ago

i download Darkorbit game but when the page opening up it keep saying . Darkorbit (Not Responing). what should i do?

i download Darkorbit game but when the page opening up it keep saying . Darkorbit (Not Responing). what should i do? or can you help me fix it on your end? thank you. … (read more)

i download Darkorbit game but when the page opening up it keep saying . Darkorbit (Not Responing). what should i do? or can you help me fix it on your end?


thank you.

Asked by erichot200000 1 month ago

Firefox Does Not Stay Updated

The version of Firefox we have is part of a Windows 10 image that is built into the GP. When running updates they stick for about a day, but then they revert back the the… (read more)

The version of Firefox we have is part of a Windows 10 image that is built into the GP. When running updates they stick for about a day, but then they revert back the the old version of Firefox (I think it went down to version 50 or 60). Normally, it wouldn't be that big of an issue but many websites do not work properly when he browser is on an older version. Can someone tell me why this is happening and how to fix it? I can't keep updating the browser for people multiple times a week when it should only be happening every few months or so. We used to use Ninite to keep apps like this updated automatically but we don't have that anymore. Any help is appreciated, thanks!

Asked by victoria.varela74 1 month ago

What can I delete from my old Profile

I got a new computer (W10 to W10) and am moving my profile to new computer. It is 464MB, mostly in Storage/Default 234MB I think this is a lot and want to slim it down. I… (read more)

I got a new computer (W10 to W10) and am moving my profile to new computer. It is 464MB, mostly in Storage/Default 234MB I think this is a lot and want to slim it down. I want to keep bookmarks and have it auto recall previous sites I have visited. Can I keep the bookmarks and auto recall, but delete some of the files? These files are big also, places.sqlite, webappstore.sqlite, favicons.sqlite Thank you very much.

Asked by HnLA 1 month ago

82 does not open most sites Want to run FireFox 78. FireFox was upgraded to 82. Want to go back, but SAVE active tabs.

This may be messy, sorry. I hated the new FireFox appearance, so stuck with 78 on MacOS 9. I never approved the update, but somehow, my FireFox upgraded after a crash. Of… (read more)

This may be messy, sorry. I hated the new FireFox appearance, so stuck with 78 on MacOS 9. I never approved the update, but somehow, my FireFox upgraded after a crash. Of course, it gives me the constant :

Error code: SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE

I want to go back to 78. (I am aware of security considerations, I use other browsers for that.)

I tried reading the forums, but do not see this question.

I am hoping if I can log in to FireFox 82 to my account somehow, it will save the active tabs. (there are 100 active tabs yes, because of end of year issues) FireFox 82 cannot log in.

I saved my profile, ran 78 and it lets me log in, but with a new profile, so I cannot open previously open tabs.

So my question is: How can I import the active tabs and all bookmarks into FireFix 82? (assuming I need to do a reset?) How can I get the active tabs into FireFix 78? (preferred, as I do not like the new look in 79+)


thanks!!!

Asked by garlic1 1 month ago

Firefox Updates regularily break SAP Employee Self-Service functionality on all company laptops - how to prevent firefox to update or rollback updates?

Firefox Updates regularily break the complete SAP Employee Self-Service (ESS) functionality on all company laptops - how to prevent Firefox to update or rollback updates?… (read more)

Firefox Updates regularily break the complete SAP Employee Self-Service (ESS) functionality on all company laptops - how to prevent Firefox to update or rollback updates? Best solution would be one that each employee can do without admin rights! Thanks & Kind regards!

Background Info: Since Firefox does not support SAP apps eg. Employee Self Service (ESS) we need to use IE for that. But unfortunately Firefox Updates even destroy IE functionality for SAP ESS. What happen is, that IE crashes and Firefox is opened! (Eventhough firefox is not standard browser! It's chrome!) Only solution is to completely remove all firefox installations company wide from all employee laptops! Until then, we have after each (enforced) firefox update enormous traffic on our first level support hotline.

Thus: How can Firefox Updates be permanently prevented? Or how can Firefox Updates be reversed (without Admin rights) by enduser without IT Support!?

Asked by Uli 1 month ago

firefox portable as default browser

I run Firefox in portable mode in Windows 10. It works wonderfully. However, when i click on web links outside of FF, it loads Chrome. So in FF I go to options and set… (read more)

I run Firefox in portable mode in Windows 10. It works wonderfully. However, when i click on web links outside of FF, it loads Chrome. So in FF I go to options and set it as a default. In "default apps" it shows up there. But Because I am running FF portable, by setting it as default browser, it creates a new profile on c:\users\username . And loads a whole new instance of FF. That is not what I would like to happen.

Is there a way to set it up so that when I click a link in an email, it will load the FF from the portable instance? using the profile within the portable directory. Usually I always have FF open. It is never closed.

Asked by Imajica 1 month ago

Installed FF onMac yesterday and today it is gone and NA at Apple App store

I do not want to use Safari any longer. I downloaded Firefox yesterday on my Mac. I set up my preferences. Then when I went to open it it had disappeared. Gone. Not in my… (read more)

I do not want to use Safari any longer. I downloaded Firefox yesterday on my Mac. I set up my preferences. Then when I went to open it it had disappeared. Gone. Not in my Application or Download folders. I tried again to install it and the Download on your site shows a pop up with a FF icon and an arrow to the App store. It is to in the App store anymore. It was there yesterday!

Asked by KimiB333 1 month ago

Firefox keeps automatically updating, even when I've clicked in settings to check with me before updating

A piece of software I need to use for work requires an older version of Firefox (Firefox 68.4.2 ESR) to run, so in the past, I've had to delete Firefox and re-download th… (read more)

A piece of software I need to use for work requires an older version of Firefox (Firefox 68.4.2 ESR) to run, so in the past, I've had to delete Firefox and re-download the older version which has worked fine. However, I recently got a new Mac and now when I try the same thing it's not working. Whenever I first open Firefox after downloading it, it opens as the correct (older) version, however it does not seem to be able to connect to the internet and I get the spinning wheel that never ends, and then whenever I close out of Firefox and reopen it, it automatically updates to the newest version. I have multiple times gone into the settings on Firefox and changed my preferences to check with me before installing updates and I've gone into the settings of the App Store to make sure it's not automatically updating any apps or programs. My computer is currently running OS version 11.1 (Big Sur) and I'm wondering if maybe this version is too new to be compatible with Firefox 68 ESR? Any help, ideas, or advice is greatly appreciated!

Asked by PNW_MWS92 1 month ago

Can't open received *.xlsm files

Good day, all, I have a some problem. I received a *.xlsm file via e-mail, but when I click on it to download, firefox opens or saves it as *.xlsx I tried this operation … (read more)

Good day, all,

I have a some problem. I received a *.xlsm file via e-mail, but when I click on it to download, firefox opens or saves it as *.xlsx

I tried this operation in other browsers, and they worked correctly.

Could you please help me to solve this problem?

Asked by o4up 1 month ago

DOWNLOAD

FIREFOX PC-after downloading any software (in my case zapya) i m getting error upon installing that file source not present.i checked my antivirus,checked my permissions … (read more)

FIREFOX PC-after downloading any software (in my case zapya) i m getting error upon installing that file source not present.i checked my antivirus,checked my permissions almost everything...!!!

EDGE- i downloaded same softwares on edge browser they installed perfectly without any problem.

Is firefox scanning my downloads and making them corrupt?

Asked by rohitxp 1 month ago

importing passwords from Chrome

When I click import passwords from another browser, Chrome does not show up in the list to import from. Also, Firefox does not save passwords and sign ins from the ones I… (read more)

When I click import passwords from another browser, Chrome does not show up in the list to import from.

Also, Firefox does not save passwords and sign ins from the ones I put in in Firefox.

Asked by dennfwl 1 month ago

Retrieving Bookmarks from Profile for new computer

This is super annoying. Apologies in advance. Brand New computer. Do not have access to old desktop presently. Did not export. Not an ideal situation. Downloaded & si… (read more)

This is super annoying. Apologies in advance. Brand New computer. Do not have access to old desktop presently. Did not export. Not an ideal situation. Downloaded & signed into my FireFox account & can not find my former computers' Bookmarks. Anywhere. Everything else (add-ons) loaded fine & am able to continue but for some reason FF erased everything. I've spent 4 hours reading through countless suggestions to no avail. Why a major company like this doesn't have 24 hour support is beyond me. Ha.

If anyone can help me locate yesterdays (literally) Bookmarks & everything else I'm missing from my FF profile, I would be grateful. Sounds like this is an ongoing issue. Been running FF since 2016. They have to exist somewhere.

Asked by bowmanitis 1 month ago