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The addresses of people who have never used my computer are showing up in my autofill.

In my "saved addresses" list under the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings, there are two addresses of people that have never used my computer. One formerly … (read more)

In my "saved addresses" list under the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings, there are two addresses of people that have never used my computer. One formerly went to my school, and the other is a stranger. I can think of no way that they could have had access to my account at any time. Are there any other possible explanations for this?

Asked by tjnpo 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Can't sync my data

Hello. I have been using firefox for a quite while now, I have LOTS of critical data linked to my firefox account (all the passwords, important bookmarks for work, etc) I… (read more)

Hello.

I have been using firefox for a quite while now, I have LOTS of critical data linked to my firefox account (all the passwords, important bookmarks for work, etc)

I completely formatted and reinstalled windows on my pc because it had software issues that made it impossible for me to use my pc, after that I installed firefox , but forgot password for my firefox account, so I reset it with my mail, but now I can not sync to my very important older data that I desperately need.

Is there any way I can recover my data? Please, it is very important for me.

you can check that all the activities happened from same IP address, and that I searched for "windows 7 iso file" using duckduckgo right before I requested password reset


thank you in advance.

Asked by gigimakatsaria 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Sync in the right direction

Hello, I had to return my laptop to factory settings and am now re-customising it. I reinstalled Firefox and tried to sync my bookmarks but the sync went the wrong way: i… (read more)

Hello,

I had to return my laptop to factory settings and am now re-customising it. I reinstalled Firefox and tried to sync my bookmarks but the sync went the wrong way: it wiped out my phone bookmarks rather than bringing them over to my laptop.

I was able to restore my bookmarks by exporting them from my desktop computer (on which syncing was turned off) but this wasn't perfect re folders etc, and I've done a lot of manual tidying up. Now there's inevitably a slight divergence.

I would like to reactivate syncing but am worried that the same thing will happen again. How can I sync in a way that transfers all my bookmarks and folders etc from my desktop computer to other devices, rather than in the other direction. (Perhaps it's a question of what order I reconnect my devices in?)

Many thanks!

Starveling

Asked by Ruth 2 months ago

Answered by Ruth 2 months ago

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I have mistakenly forgotten a website. But i still have it (the data) on another device(ipad). Can i somehow sync my data only from my other device instead of my firefox account?

Good evening, as i've already mentioned i have forgotten a website. Luckily i still have all of my data on my ipad. I disconnected it from wlan and then removed sync opti… (read more)

Good evening,

as i've already mentioned i have forgotten a website. Luckily i still have all of my data on my ipad. I disconnected it from wlan and then removed sync option. So it shouldn't delete my data as soon as i connected to my internet again. But my big question is, if i active sync once again, won't everything be deleted or can i somehow choose what i like to keep? Or will it just overwrite everything? What will sync do in this case? Perhaps there is even a better solution to my problem...?

Best regards

Asked by Alex 2 months ago

Answered by Alex 2 months ago

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Check and change location access for a website

I had Amazon open while doing something and it accessed my location. I would like to block Amazon from doing this in the future, but I can't find a way to check which web… (read more)

I had Amazon open while doing something and it accessed my location. I would like to block Amazon from doing this in the future, but I can't find a way to check which websites have this permission. I've tried going to Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Settings, but this only shows one website which has location permissions blocked.

Asked by Jacob N 2 months ago

Answered by andmagdo 2 months ago

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How to hide the right click add on (extension) on userChrome?

Hello, I am currently customizing my firefox browser in userChrome. I am currently stuck on one issue. I have an add on that is called "Image Video Block" . I am wonderin… (read more)

Hello, I am currently customizing my firefox browser in userChrome. I am currently stuck on one issue. I have an add on that is called "Image Video Block" . I am wondering what code is needed for userchrome to hide the add on when i right click on the screen? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Asked by liamb.132435 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Font won't change in Gmail

The font displayed in gmail won't change using the firefox browser. It works fine in other browsers. I tried to select sans-serif normal size and it stays with a serif … (read more)

The font displayed in gmail won't change using the firefox browser. It works fine in other browsers. I tried to select sans-serif normal size and it stays with a serif font and small size.

Asked by rjnolfe 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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my columbia.edu email account

For many years I have opened my email account at Columbia.edu from the book mark containing its internet address; for the last couple of days, I always get the same answe… (read more)

For many years I have opened my email account at Columbia.edu from the book mark containing its internet address; for the last couple of days, I always get the same answer:

"Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand."

also, the tab of the page says: "400 Bad Request"

The account works well with other browsers.

Can you help me to fix it?. thanks so much, Juan

Asked by Juan Oliver 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Incorrect layout in normal mode, correct in private browsing

I'm using Firefox 94.0.1 on MacOS 12.0.1. When I visit www.tangerine.ca I see a screen that looks similar to a mobile device layout (attached). Not exactly the same, bu… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 94.0.1 on MacOS 12.0.1. When I visit www.tangerine.ca I see a screen that looks similar to a mobile device layout (attached). Not exactly the same, but containing elements such as the hamburger menu and others that don't normally appear on this page.

When I visit the same site on the same computer using the same browser in private viewing mode it displays correctly. It also displays correctly on other computers and using other browsers. The problem is isolated to Firefox in normal mode on one specific computer.

I've deleted all cookies and cleared the cache entries for the site but the problem persists.

Note that "Responsive Design Mode" is off.

Any ideas what is being cached/used to cause this? There must be one more piece of information that I need to find and remove.

Asked by fun.tr6 2 months ago

Answered by fun.tr6 2 months ago

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Open New Window in Running Instance from the outside

Dear Community, I recently updated Firefox on my Gentoo system (Window Manager is Ratpoison). I had a shortcut <Ratpoison escape key>-F to open firefox. Before the … (read more)

Dear Community,

I recently updated Firefox on my Gentoo system (Window Manager is Ratpoison). I had a shortcut <Ratpoison escape key>-F to open firefox. Before the update I used to press this combination again and another FF window comes up without any problems. Thus, I had 5-6 running FF windows on a normal working day, each with several tabs in it.

Since the update, when I use the same method, no new window appears but after a few seconds the message window comes up saying that the running instance is not responding and that FF could not be started. I know the problem with concurrent access of the profile. But, there was (and should be) the functionality that FF connects to a running instance and opens a new window in it. Unfortunately, I do not know how this works programmatically. I already installed dbus (and yes, I also started the dbus daemon) to ensure that this is not the reason - I usually do not use dbus in my setup.

Is there a way to reliably trigger the running instance to open a new window from my window manager? How does this "connection to a running instance" usually works? Why is it not working? What can I do to use it, are there any requirements needed?

Thank you very much for your effort to help me out.

Kind regards - M4tze

Asked by m4tze 2 months ago

Answered by m4tze 2 months ago

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Add Blocking on MacBook Pro not working right

After the last update to Firefox on my Mac Book Pro running Mac-OS Monterey, I was offered an update to Ad Block Plus. This add-on, AdBlocker Ultimate shows as installed… (read more)

After the last update to Firefox on my Mac Book Pro running Mac-OS Monterey, I was offered an update to Ad Block Plus. This add-on, AdBlocker Ultimate shows as installed but it won't run at all and shows as disabled and my existing AdBlock Plus quits working. I'm using Adblock Plus on my windows based computers with all synced together with the Mac Book and the Windows computers are OK, but not the Mac Book. Is there any way to get my Mac Book working correctly? In addition the last update to Firefox on the Mac Book opens by offering me "Life in Color" every time it starts up. How long do I have to tell it I'm not interested? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Franklin.Siegrist 2 months ago

Answered by Franklin.Siegrist 1 month ago

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Firefox freezes at random times

Since the most recent update Firefox is constantly freezes at random times. It happened during visiting my bank site, reading an article on NPR site, opening an email, e… (read more)

Since the most recent update Firefox is constantly freezes at random times. It happened during visiting my bank site, reading an article on NPR site, opening an email, etc. None of the freezes happened during start up, but the showed up at various times some within 10 minutes of browsing time. some after 3 hours of browsing.

Asked by synepho 1 month ago

Answered by andmagdo 1 month ago

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Since Firefox 94.0 website UK natch won't load

Firefox updated yesterday to 94.0 since then I can't access website UKmatch.com the page tries to load but won't I've scanned for malware and viruses, all clear,disabled… (read more)

Firefox updated yesterday to 94.0 since then I can't access website UKmatch.com the page tries to load but won't

I've scanned for malware and viruses, all clear,disabled firewall and all addons still won't work

I tried it on Firefox 93 and it works OK let Firefox update to 94.0 won't work, the site works on Microsoft Edge

I've been with Firefox since day 1 and have never had a problem like this

Has anyone got any ideas please?

Asked by paulandrewjones 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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google wont load

hey, im having some issues with google and YouTube not loading, YouTube does go to a completely blank screen but google just stays on the new tab page yes i have cleared … (read more)

hey, im having some issues with google and YouTube not loading, YouTube does go to a completely blank screen but google just stays on the new tab page yes i have cleared the cache and data. no fix. ive reloaded everything. anyone know how to help?

Asked by xeno.axis.gaming 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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browser wont search

Have latest update. When I enter search keywords FF just cycles back to flashing cursor inviting me to search for something. Saved links work normally. So... wtf? Th… (read more)

Have latest update. When I enter search keywords FF just cycles back to flashing cursor inviting me to search for something. Saved links work normally. So... wtf? Thanks

Asked by jtms1 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago