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Firefox automatic updating

Ok. The update downloaded 2 1/2 days ago. I've used Firefox since that download. It didn't install until now. 2 1/2 days later. Why the long delay? And why don't you … (read more)

Ok. The update downloaded 2 1/2 days ago. I've used Firefox since that download. It didn't install until now. 2 1/2 days later. Why the long delay? And why don't you have something show up in the banner or toolbar that designates that an upload to Firefox is happening? Now, we all have to guess why Firefox is behaving slow and erratic, close and re-open, and check for version.

Asked by steveaaayyy 5 months ago

Last reply by user75936209463636981919672261829024851314 5 months ago

Can't open or download files properly anymore

I accidentally used wrong disk when downloading a big file. So my primary disk, where I'm running OS became 100% full. Then I removed this big file, checked that disk is … (read more)

I accidentally used wrong disk when downloading a big file. So my primary disk, where I'm running OS became 100% full. Then I removed this big file, checked that disk is not full anymore, and tried to download again, this time choosing the right disk, but now the Firefox internal file browser, where we open files, and select folder to download is broken, pointing wrong location when selecting disk/folders. I tried restarting OS, reinstalling firefox, but it's internal file browser is still broken. In Chrome it's ok, in system file explorer is ok, problem occur only with Firefox. I'm using Pop!_OS 22.04.

Is there a way I can reset this internal file browser to work properly again?

Asked by Epilogue 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Firefox old Files Password and Login Problems

Hi there This seems to be an known issue. I deinstalled my Firefox and it created autmatically Desktop\Firefox\old data I want to transfer my old data (esp. for my PW… (read more)

Hi there

This seems to be an known issue.

I deinstalled my Firefox and it created autmatically Desktop\Firefox\old data

I want to transfer my old data (esp. for my PW+Logins) and it goes nowhere

I found the files keys4 and login, copied to my actual Folder (after reinstalling). But it doesnt do anything.

I also copied the whole "old data" Folder to the new directory and overwrote it. Didn't help either.

Is there any way to get my old Logins/PW from this old data Folder or is it just a wast of time ?

Thank you for helping.

Best,

Asked by holtzmann1977 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

How do you transfer Firefox Profile (cookies, bookmarks & history) from windows 10 to windows 11 - New Laptop

Hi I tried moving the firefox profile from my old windows 10 laptop to my new windows 11 laptop but the migration wasn't successful. I tried the below steps: Clicked … (read more)

Hi

I tried moving the firefox profile from my old windows 10 laptop to my new windows 11 laptop but the migration wasn't successful.

I tried the below steps:

Clicked the firefox three bars at the top right corner of the browser->then the help button->then more troubleshooting information->then clicked the open folder button next to the profile folder->then copied the profile to an external USB ->then took this firefox profile and copied it to the existing firefox profile in the new windows 11 laptop via the same location.

However, the data: cookies, bookmarks & history from the prior firefox profile (windows 10) are missing once restarting up the firefox browser in the (windows 11)

Any ideas if there may be something I'm missing.

Thanks,

Chris

Asked by Max 5 months ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 5 months ago

Password transfer from another firefox profile

My old computer crashed. I have the hard-drive in an external case and have it connected to my new computer. I installed firefox on my new computer, but I can't figure o… (read more)

My old computer crashed. I have the hard-drive in an external case and have it connected to my new computer. I installed firefox on my new computer, but I can't figure out how to get the passwords from the previous profile to my new profile. I have located the files on the old hard drive, but import will not work. Is there anything I can do?

Asked by Debbie Vogel 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

backup to new phone

Old phone lost ,Firefox default browser , new phone Firefox is default browser and tried finding saved passwords failed, now trying to find backup and having trouble back… (read more)

Old phone lost ,Firefox default browser , new phone Firefox is default browser and tried finding saved passwords failed, now trying to find backup and having trouble backing up,cannot find location old folders I follow directions and cannot find what I'm promt to do. Switch is not found. .

Asked by Hooknoid 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 months ago

I made my morzilla acc by using my google acc, now it says my password is wrong

I made my account via the ‘create w google account’ option a few years ago, I can still access my morzilla account through this option, but I can’t sign in in browser, ju… (read more)

I made my account via the ‘create w google account’ option a few years ago, I can still access my morzilla account through this option, but I can’t sign in in browser, just on the website. It says the password (the one that logs me in via my google acc) is incorrect. I really don’t wanna reset my password, since keeping my data is the only reason I’m still on Firefox.

Asked by Mechano Morph 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Downloads bug

Hello, I made a download 10 months ago, it failed OK. But every other week that same old download keeps on restarting and failing.. its some kindof bug. It then piles … (read more)

Hello,

I made a download 10 months ago, it failed OK.

But every other week that same old download keeps on restarting and failing.. its some kindof bug.

It then piles up with all failed downloads from the last year and they all try to load again and again automatically.

I tried to reinstall firefox and all but its a weird bug.

I have screenshots if needed.

Best regards

Alex

Asked by Alexandr Beloborodov 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

how do i open/load all firefox tabs from another device into active tabs on this device?

how do i open/load all firefox tabs from another device into active tabs on this device? should be more intuitive and direct than having to navigate 4 levels deep into … (read more)

how do i open/load all firefox tabs from another device into active tabs on this device? should be more intuitive and direct than having to navigate 4 levels deep into menus: view > sidebar > synced tabs > open all tabs

enhancement request to offer 'open all tabs' on level 1.

i did find the solution here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1413287#answer-1580578 How to open all synced tabs

Asked by wolf 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

VPN needs W 10?

I have used FireFox for years Now I can not download VPN as it requiers W 10+ I can not afford new computer, I am a Disabled Viet Nam Vet/ A MARINE I dd not what all the… (read more)

I have used FireFox for years Now I can not download VPN as it requiers W 10+ I can not afford new computer, I am a Disabled Viet Nam Vet/ A MARINE I dd not what all these new apps and maybe Windows is blocking download - HELP

Asked by willys59sw 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Custom install option for Firefox

The link discussing this on your website shows a different installation program than what I see when trying to install Firefox. (Image from your website below.) In my cas… (read more)

The link discussing this on your website shows a different installation program than what I see when trying to install Firefox. (Image from your website below.) In my case, I am not presented with this screen nor the option to choose my own destination (D:\Program Files\).

Help, and thank you!

Mike

Asked by mike.taggart 5 months ago

Last reply by James 5 months ago

Two Mozilla Firefox (x64 en-us) installed

Please advise if it is required to have two copies of Mozilla Firefox installed. I have two copies installed, one installed on 5/11/2023, version 109.0.1, the other inst… (read more)

Please advise if it is required to have two copies of Mozilla Firefox installed. I have two copies installed, one installed on 5/11/2023, version 109.0.1, the other installed on 12/29/2023, version 121.0. Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Asked by nomoor 5 months ago

Last reply by Figure8565 5 months ago

How can I export all firefox settings,passwords,bookmarks, cookies etc.. in clean, human readable text files ?

Hello I have been using firefox sync for a long time to migrate between PC to PC My firefox sync profile is full of old stuff and I would like to clean up my settings b… (read more)

Hello

I have been using firefox sync for a long time to migrate between PC to PC

My firefox sync profile is full of old stuff and I would like to clean up my settings by wiping out my firefox sync settings and starting fresh.

However, before doing that I wish to export all my data/settings/password/cookies/bookmarks and everything, so files on my computer.

Files that I can read in notepad and inspect. See which settings I have in there and decide which settings I want to put back in my new installation.

I have found a locked question about this on this forum

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1065938

It mentions two plugins for this purpose

FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension)

OPIE

Unfortunately and worryingly, they have been removed from the firefox addon store

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/febe/ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/opie/

I found a wikipedia article about FEBE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox_Environment_Backup_Extension a very old link to download a probably broken version https://febe.en.softonic.com/

and a reddit thread about FEBE which states that there is no equivalent and that it is not possible to export firefox settings anymore

https://old.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/t2zmjb/febe_alternatives/

as for OPIE, I am unable to find explanation of what it was, where it went or who used it

I know that my profile is stored in

C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\4vdt083m.default-release

However the files and structure in that folder are inscrutable

I would like to have control over the settings of my browser, what they are, to save them and modify them on my own terms.

I would like to export about:config completely to a regular plain text file, edit them and import them back in.

Asked by Salon 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago