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Firefox update for Windows Server 2008 r2

Can I install the latest Firefox on my Windows Server 2008 r2, or do I have to worry about compatibility issues? Is there a specific Firefox version for my OS? Thanks i… (read more)

Can I install the latest Firefox on my Windows Server 2008 r2, or do I have to worry about compatibility issues? Is there a specific Firefox version for my OS? Thanks in advance for the help.

Asked by rorypascua 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Lost bookmarks

Firefox somehow got corrupted and I had to reinstall. In the process I lost all my bookmarks. I found a number of JSONLZ4 files in an "Old Firefox Data" folder and copied… (read more)

Firefox somehow got corrupted and I had to reinstall. In the process I lost all my bookmarks. I found a number of JSONLZ4 files in an "Old Firefox Data" folder and copied the most recent one to my desktop, then tried to do a restore from it. Nothing. What am I doing wrong? Thanks very much...the loss of my bookmarks is a major catastrophe, any help in getting them back is much appreciated.

Asked by idrabego 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Need help restoring bookmarks after windows upgrade

I took my computer in last week to get a newer version of windows installed. I had so many bookmarks on firefox that I used for work and after finding the old bookmarks d… (read more)

I took my computer in last week to get a newer version of windows installed. I had so many bookmarks on firefox that I used for work and after finding the old bookmarks data on my desktop the most recent version is from April. Is there a way to find the most recent bookmarks from this month so that I can restore them?

Asked by allisoncole 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Spelling checker does not work at all in text area

Hi I have read all the solutions suggested for helping solve problem with spelling checker tried a fix but to no help. Here is the problem, when i right click the mouse t… (read more)

Hi

I have read all the solutions suggested for helping solve problem with spelling checker tried a fix but to no help.

Here is the problem, when i right click the mouse to get access to language for spell checking, I do not get the alternatives that include selection of language. This happens in the text area but not in the address area where I can see the option of selecting the language and hence even being able to spell check.

I have tried selecting the language in Outlook, gmail, creating a post in LinkedIn and elsewhere and all I get is nothing.

Incidentally, writing here was ok without any issues.

So, friends out there, please help me solve this one

kind regards

Edward

Asked by edsev 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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restore previous section did not work

Microsoft just updated my computer and when it restarted and I opened Firefox it didn't restore my open tabs even though I have it set to "restore previous section" … (read more)

Microsoft just updated my computer and when it restarted and I opened Firefox it didn't restore my open tabs even though I have it set to "restore previous section"

Asked by sunfirepc 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox Freezing

Occasionally network connections will stop,meaning that I won't be able to connect to a website and websites that I'm on (like Youtube stops buffering but video keeps pla… (read more)

Occasionally network connections will stop,meaning that I won't be able to connect to a website and websites that I'm on (like Youtube stops buffering but video keeps playing) won't load new content. When I click on a extension I don't see the extension menu,and only a white bar underneath the extension. This usually lasts around 1 minute and happens daily.

Asked by rishikyechuri 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Moving bookmarks from Windows to Linux

I am new to Firefox as well as Linux and my laptop is running two hard drives, each dedicated to its own operating system, Windows and Linux. I created a Firefox account … (read more)

I am new to Firefox as well as Linux and my laptop is running two hard drives, each dedicated to its own operating system, Windows and Linux. I created a Firefox account in Windows and was able to export all bookmarks from Chrome to the new account. The Linux version I'm using is Manjaro KDE and Firefox comes pre-loaded and so I logged in with my new account and chose import bookmarks from HTML, having exported from Windows Firefox bookmarks via HTML. I see no file on the receiving end? Any ideas? Thank You, Ron

Asked by ronc 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Page wont load - redirecting incorrectly

I am developing a website. I have uploaded the files to my webhost server. When I visit the page I get the following error. The page isn’t redirecting properly An error o… (read more)

I am developing a website. I have uploaded the files to my webhost server. When I visit the page I get the following error.

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to www.themindcreative.net.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Never seen this before, been using this webhost for over a decade and numerous websites. This only started with the new website and after the latest Firefox update. I have a support ticket in with Dreamhost but have not heard back.

Obviuosly I cant just allow all cookies - thats ridiculous. Every other website I visit displays just fine and I have most cookies turned off with the strict/strong tracking protection turned on in Firefox preferences.

Any idea what this 'redirect' error message means? And how to fix it?

Cheers Adam

Asked by adam63 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Copying text from Print Friendly view

I am trying to copy selected text from a web article. If I select the text from the screen and paste into a word processor the text is truncated. If I view in Print Fri… (read more)

I am trying to copy selected text from a web article. If I select the text from the screen and paste into a word processor the text is truncated. If I view in Print Friendly the text is rearranged to prevent this but I now cannot select the text I require because the cursor is replaced with a large Dustbin and only allows deletion of text. How do I get rid of this dustbin and resume normal editing?

Firefox 79.0 Incidentally, the usual Firefox tab to rearrange text for reading is not available for this particular article/website.

Asked by Ken Arntsen 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox is blatantly inciting racial tensions

Why is Firefox blatantly inciting racial tensions? For the last few months when I have open up Firefox web browser I keep on seeing news feeds about white people being r… (read more)

Why is Firefox blatantly inciting racial tensions?

For the last few months when I have open up Firefox web browser I keep on seeing news feeds about white people being racist or something about Nazis or what is a bad white woman, it goes on, and ever week there is something bad to say about white people.

It now seems like Firefox along with other Media organizations is purposely trying to incite a racial civil war followed by genocide on white people.

With all that is happening around the world after the killing of, George Floyd it is blatantly plain and clear that Media organizations along with individual members in governments around the world are intentionally blatantly inciting racial tensions along now with Firefox.

When is this going to stop?

Would you Firefox dare to put up news feeds of what is a bad black woman and every week just keep on posting negative news feeds about black people, I know the answer and the answer is you wouldn't dare too because it would be deemed to be racist, well what you are doing now at Firefox is racist and dangerous.

Firefox used to be an independent and non-political web browser free from lobbying and Firefox used to fight for the people and would take all our donations but now it seems that our donations aren't good enough for you no more because now you're used to taking the big money from CNN and other corrupt Media organizations along with individual members in governments around the world to incite a division along with a racial civil war followed by genocide on white people.

I am black and I'm not a racist and I and other good people of color all around the world see what is going on and won't standby and watch you try to use us to commit genocide for your attempt to take over the world, we are not your slaves!

Asked by edwards290ed 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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HLS Error on streaming website

I sometimes get this error when I try watching streams on http://www.720pstream.me/ I tried other streams (other sports), some works and others don't … (read more)

I sometimes get this error when I try watching streams on

http://www.720pstream.me/

I tried other streams (other sports), some works and others don't

Asked by sebgarneau074 1 year ago

Last reply by la3amon 1 year ago

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Show/Hide Remore content button

I accidentally clicked the x to remove the Show/Hide remote content button and cannot find the setting to get it back. How do I do this? Firefox for windows, Ver 79.0, 64… (read more)

I accidentally clicked the x to remove the Show/Hide remote content button and cannot find the setting to get it back. How do I do this?

Firefox for windows, Ver 79.0, 64 bit

Asked by artcorey 1 year ago

Last reply by la3amon 1 year ago

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I do not want to receive search results translated into Romanian

I live in Romania but I do not want to receive the results translated into Romanian. I an not a Romanian citizen. I have set up default language as US English, but I cont… (read more)

I live in Romania but I do not want to receive the results translated into Romanian. I an not a Romanian citizen. I have set up default language as US English, but I continue receiving pages translated by Firefox into Romanian. This do not happen with Chrome, Explored, Edge...

Many thanks for your help

Asked by baiget 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How Do I turn off Firefox Save-Password Question

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windo… (read more)

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windows 10, on MSI laptop.

Asked by mypho5599 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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More on data collection

A while ago I asked a question about data collection (telemetry). It was referenced to what chrome was doing, but what I found disturbed me. When you turn off telemetry, … (read more)

A while ago I asked a question about data collection (telemetry). It was referenced to what chrome was doing, but what I found disturbed me. When you turn off telemetry, Firefox still collects this data and archives it. The answer was to alter a preference to fix it.

Well now I have done that thanks to contributors cor-el & RobertJ.

So now my expectation is that Firefox does not collect Telemetry data at all. It does not send it to Firefox. It does not store or archive it locally.

Good.

I got a popup with recommendations for extensions features. There is an option to turn both off.

But how does it know what recommendations to make and how often? Well you see Firefox collects data about this. Where I have been and the sorts of data my browser has encountered.

I have specifically told Firefox not to collect Telemetry data. I had to tell Firefox not to archive it.

I have now told Firefox not to make recommendations.

SO.....

HOW DO I STOP FIREFOX COLLECTING THIS DATA IN THE FIRST PLACE?

I shouldn't have to. Shouldn't Firefox stop collecting data either remotely or locally if I turned off these recommendations?

I love Firefox but this sort of back door, sneaking is starting to turn me off.

I expect it from Google or Microsoft, given their absolute lack of integrity, not from Firefox.

Asked by bernie4 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago