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How do I stop using beta?

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile … (read more)

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile that only gives me the option to Create a New Profile (therefore losing all my add-ons, cookies, settings and everything) or Exit.

I tried manually googling "download Firefox" and downloaded the release version and after installing it, I get the warning message above. This thread here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224888 has a link to the rapid release version but I end up in the same warning message.

Since the beta will necessarily always be a newer version than a release version, how do I transition from beta to a release version but preserve all my settings, add-ons and everything if Firefox will tell me that it won't let me use my existing profile in an older version, the release version?

My motivation to leave the beta version is that Firefox started having a bug since 27-Oct-2020 in Google meetings where either a shared screen or the camera image of the person in a meeting appears very zoomed in in the top left corner so it doesn't show the rest of the image.

Asked by riluma 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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credit card approval not happening

Hello: FF dev build 83.0b5 64bit, w10p. A new odd issue to me. Using ActBlue (political PAC) I sometimes use my regular credit card to make small political contribution. … (read more)

Hello: FF dev build 83.0b5 64bit, w10p. A new odd issue to me. Using ActBlue (political PAC) I sometimes use my regular credit card to make small political contribution. As of 28oct20, this FF stops completing the transaction. I hit the "donate" button, & nothing happens. I have seen a "processing" type msg from the vendor us. promptly - but again, the current page just sits there, the "processing"action & pg don't happen. On 28th eve, I checked my bank acct to see if somehow the donation had been made (I would see the deduction taken), and no, it hadn't. No prior nightly build type update had shown this behavior. I have no other FF on this w10 (no stable, nada anything else for FF). I have made no changes to extensions, plugins or otherwise. I had to go to stable chrome to complete the donation, and chrome did it right the 1st time. So, this is just an FYI, I don't know where else to post nor may I have the rights to post elsewhere. Tx.

Asked by psldda 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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Firefox sync - account locked

Hey there guys, For a week now am trying to login to my FF account within Firefox in order to sync data. Now when I enter my email and password I get greeted with a messa… (read more)

Hey there guys,

For a week now am trying to login to my FF account within Firefox in order to sync data. Now when I enter my email and password I get greeted with a message that my account it locked. "Sorry. We’ve locked your account. The confirmation email we sent to <email here> was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data."

Now read along the web that I need to wait 24h (already had) before I retry or that I need to submit a ticket to mozilla bug platform (that I also had but got no reply yet - for 4 days). Not sure what to do next... Trying my luck with writing a message here as maybe someone will take note of my issue. Before anyone asks, I have access to my email that the account is registered with. Also I can access my account from the desktop browser from Windows where am already logged in, but feel that if I need to maybe reinstall FF, will not be able to login again.

Any help is highly appreciated.

Gabriel

Asked by Gabriel Lup 6 months ago

Answered by Gabriel Lup 6 months ago

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show / hide password options

Good evening, I downloaded firefox developer and I must say that I was very amazed by the wonderful browser you have created, the only problem is that when I want to go t… (read more)

Good evening, I downloaded firefox developer and I must say that I was very amazed by the wonderful browser you have created, the only problem is that when I want to go to view the credentials, any person can view the password (I use a window login password) .

I ask you to enter if it is possible to verify (if it exists) to enter the login window password so as to have even more security!

Asked by gius.cuscina 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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cookies.sqlite

I would like to check which cookies are set and what content they have stored. Therefore, it is not enough for me to see which provider has stored cookies, by looking at … (read more)

I would like to check which cookies are set and what content they have stored. Therefore, it is not enough for me to see which provider has stored cookies, by looking at "Settings" -> "Privacy". As far as I know these are stored in the file cookies.sqlite. Is there a way to look directly into this file? Firefox should automatically delete all cookies on exit. Nevertheless this file is 1.5 MB in size. Or is there another way to check the cookies? Thanks in advance. Matthias

Asked by Matthias VM 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Using touch monitor causes full screen YouTube to go gray and unresponsive

If I use my touch monitor when a video player is full screen, the full screen Firefox window turns grey and becomes unresponsive to mouse and touch input. I can exit full… (read more)

If I use my touch monitor when a video player is full screen, the full screen Firefox window turns grey and becomes unresponsive to mouse and touch input. I can exit full screen with Esc or F but the problem persists in full screen mode until I restart Firefox. Picture attached is my monitor when Firefox is in full screen mode.

Asked by jaakko.pohjalainen 5 months ago

Answered by jaakko.pohjalainen 1 week ago

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Malware aftermath.

A malware product using the tab heading "Search Marquis" took control of my Firefox application and even after installing and running MalwareBytes I cant seem to find a w… (read more)

A malware product using the tab heading "Search Marquis" took control of my Firefox application and even after installing and running MalwareBytes I cant seem to find a way to eliminate"Search Marquis" from the opening tab for Firefox. I dont mind deleting and reinstalling Firefox but hesitant to do so not knowing if i will create more problems in doing so. Guidance/Help?

MacBook Pro (Mid 2010) - Running High Sierra Version 10.13.6 Firefox version 83.0 (64-Bit)

I appreciate any help or guidance you can give me. Sincerely - Mike

Asked by mdkitchen 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Youtube doesnt open

Hey! If I open Youtube, there is this error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG I searched for steps to fix it, but they all didnt work. Every other task works fine. … (read more)

Hey! If I open Youtube, there is this error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG I searched for steps to fix it, but they all didnt work. Every other task works fine.

Asked by komba2024 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Where is the "reply" box located???

Your robot gave me instructions to help load my crash reports, but I'm unable to locate a "reply" box in that window. Also, I have no crashes with the "BP" in front of t… (read more)

Your robot gave me instructions to help load my crash reports, but I'm unable to locate a "reply" box in that window. Also, I have no crashes with the "BP" in front of them as he said to look for...

Asked by Barb 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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disposing of Outlook rubbish

Just before I got the message We've upgraded Firefox in the background, causing me to have to close and reopen Firefox, Firefox , which I use to get mail from Outlook ove… (read more)

Just before I got the message We've upgraded Firefox in the background, causing me to have to close and reopen Firefox, Firefox , which I use to get mail from Outlook over my objections, dumped into the folder I had open at the time a folder called 'Mail'. Its contents are a huge number of files with the extension js, 25Mb worth. I have put this in the trash. But before I knew it was there I backed up my files on a second laptop. There the folder and its contents do not respond to -- do not allow-- the command to put in trash. The file names are grey so that they cannot even be selected to trash them. How do I get rid of this stuff? If I don't get rid of it, I daren't back up the files of that computer onto mine because I'd get it all back. So there is some urgency to the question. Sample file listed: Mail - Robert Thomas - Outlook_files/profilephotopicker_without-react_0497945b6204f57b88e6.js

Asked by robert.thomas 5 months ago

Answered by robert.thomas 5 months ago

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How do I import bookmarks to firefox?

I have read half a dozen articles, but they all there should be an import button, and there is NOT! I tried searching in options, there's nothing. How do I import bookm… (read more)

I have read half a dozen articles, but they all there should be an import button, and there is NOT! I tried searching in options, there's nothing. How do I import bookmarks?

Asked by generally_happy 5 months ago

Answered by generally_happy 5 months ago

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How to ensure that hyperlinks in pinned tabs open in new tabs?

I am using Firefox 83.0 (64-bit) on Mac OS Big Sur 11.0.1. Until recently, when I would click on a hyperlink within a pinned tab, it would open in a new tab. (To be sure,… (read more)

I am using Firefox 83.0 (64-bit) on Mac OS Big Sur 11.0.1.

Until recently, when I would click on a hyperlink within a pinned tab, it would open in a new tab. (To be sure, this is *without* pressing the Control key on the Mac, or without right clicking on the mouse --> open link in new tab option).

But now, hyperlinks inside pinned tabs open in the same window. This is a workflow nightmare because I am used to having links originating within my pinned Gmail window open in a new tab.

I have followed the instructions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1283295, but this does not help.

Asked by spinor87 5 months ago

Answered by spinor87 5 months ago

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Make "This time, search with:" option submit the search without pressing Shift

Firefox 83 changed how the search engine options work: Selecting a search engine at the bottom of the search panel now enters search mode for that engine, allowing you to… (read more)

Firefox 83 changed how the search engine options work: Selecting a search engine at the bottom of the search panel now enters search mode for that engine, allowing you to see suggestions (if available) for your search terms. The old behavior (immediately performing a search) is available with a shift-click.

I personally use the old behavior (submit immediately after clicking the option) much more often than I need to see the search suggestion. Is there an option to make the old behavior the default without pressing shift?

Thanks!

Asked by pellaeon 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Newegg.com always goes to UK site?

I am running a WIN10 Pro 20H2 PC with Firefox 83.0. All software up-to-date. My Internet connect is cable with a U.S. IP location. All O.K, until I open "https://www.ne… (read more)

I am running a WIN10 Pro 20H2 PC with Firefox 83.0. All software up-to-date. My Internet connect is cable with a U.S. IP location.

All O.K, until I open "https://www.newegg.com/" with my default Firefox browser, which always opens "https://www.newegg.com/global/uk-en/".

Opening the same "https://www.newegg.com/" URL from the same password manager entry explicitly using Chrome or Edge I get to the desired U.S. location.

Does not occur on my other PCs.

Firefox is changing the URL so that I am always going to the UK location?

Can't find where this is happening. Can anyone assist?

Asked by rbdmg75 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Address bar text alignment changed to right aligned on Mac

I have the same issue as this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229895 but on Mac. I tried pressing Shift+Cmd+X but it doesn't work. Any idea what the keyboard… (read more)

I have the same issue as this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229895 but on Mac.

I tried pressing Shift+Cmd+X but it doesn't work. Any idea what the keyboard shortcut in Mac is?

Asked by anatolzak 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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'An unexpected error has occurred' when trying to access one site only

Hi Since yesterday morning I can't log into my energy provider, having entered Username and Password, I get 'An unexpected error has occurred' in the centre of the scree… (read more)

Hi Since yesterday morning I can't log into my energy provider, having entered Username and Password, I get 'An unexpected error has occurred' in the centre of the screen. I can access the site using a different account on the same DT, also from FF on my phone. I've deleted cache and all history several times, to no avail - which is a pain, setting it up again. Clearly something has changed, Any pointers please? Thanks.

Asked by comms 5 months ago

Answered by comms 5 months ago

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MNS/Bing home page shows up when I open Mozilla/Fire Fox and I can't view bookmarks.

Every time I try to open Mozilla/Fire Fox, the home page for Bing shows up and I can't view my bookmarks. I don't want this page to show up. Please HELP! Thanks, Ralph … (read more)

Every time I try to open Mozilla/Fire Fox, the home page for Bing shows up and I can't view my bookmarks. I don't want this page to show up. Please HELP!

Thanks,

Ralph

Asked by ralph.navarino 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

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graphics crash down after having started

As of recently, after opening "Wetteronline.de" the whole page with all graphics is visible, but instantly switches and shows just text entries, only way down some scatte… (read more)

As of recently, after opening "Wetteronline.de" the whole page with all graphics is visible, but instantly switches and shows just text entries, only way down some scattered graphics and textes. This happens in Firefox; not in Chrome. In Firefox I disabled all add-ons one after another, deleted cache and cookies, but this did not help. How can I fix this problem?

Asked by nemrif 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago