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why are there false tabs open when i restore the session?

'why are there false tabs open when i restore the session? i know wich ones were open yesterday and today it click on firefox and all tabs are wrong. tabs i didnt use for… (read more)

'why are there false tabs open when i restore the session? i know wich ones were open yesterday and today it click on firefox and all tabs are wrong. tabs i didnt use fore months are opend wtf can i do????

Asked by kevinwiktora 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

tabs won't open

Often times when I open a new tab, I get a dot that goes back and forth and will not open the tab. This seems to happen if I don't use Firefox for a few minutes. It's … (read more)

Often times when I open a new tab, I get a dot that goes back and forth and will not open the tab. This seems to happen if I don't use Firefox for a few minutes. It's like its trying to open but can't.

Asked by peppy1195 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Restore Previous Session Option is Missing From History Menu

I have been using the "Restore Previous Session Option" fairly often for years, but within the last few weeks the option is no longer there. I had tried to use the Sett… (read more)

I have been using the "Restore Previous Session Option" fairly often for years, but within the last few weeks the option is no longer there.

I had tried to use the Settings > Open Previous Windows and Tabs as a workaround, but it doesn't appear to be consistent.

Did something change in a recent update, or is my installation broken somehow? I tried refreshing Firefox but that didn't bring it back.

The article here shows what I am referring to and has a screenshot of where the "Restore Previous Session" option was: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-previous-session#w_when-session-restore-occurs


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Anyone else have this problem? Is my installation broken? And how to fix?

Asked by SR 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

firefox browser

Hi Windows 11. Every time I open a new tab and make a search I get a field under the bookmarks for my google account. I do not want this. On the web it says I should go t… (read more)

Hi Windows 11. Every time I open a new tab and make a search I get a field under the bookmarks for my google account. I do not want this. On the web it says I should go to account settings and scroll down to the Linked Accounts section. I cannot find that section. Elsewhere I read that I have to do something in my google account as well. How do I get rid of the field for my google account when searching in firefox, please?

Asked by aswright47 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 days ago

I can't turn off the 'browser.tabs.unloadOnLowMemory'

I followed the instructions at [[Unload inactive tabs to save system memory in Firefox|https://mzl.la/3AdRbLx]] but I still occasionally see the tab refresh when I select… (read more)

I followed the instructions at [[Unload inactive tabs to save system memory in Firefox|https://mzl.la/3AdRbLx]] but I still occasionally see the tab refresh when I select it. I start with a search on Bing, click an article to open a tab, follow links from there, back to the first tab and select another. I repeat this until there are several tabs open. Sometimes the page refreshes when I switch back to one that I previously reviewed. Is that controlled by the option browser.tabs.unloadOnLowMemory? if so, it doesn't appear to be working. [Edit] - The last time this happened I checked my system and found 10gig used of 64gig installed. I'm using the most current version of FF 120.0.1 on Windows 11 Pro v 22H2.

Asked by mikebaker193 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Hiding Horizontal Tabs (Teee Style Tab)

I recently downloaded Tree Style Tab. I still see the horizontal tab bar. I would like to hide it. However, I have tried just about every answer I could find on Mozilla, … (read more)

I recently downloaded Tree Style Tab. I still see the horizontal tab bar. I would like to hide it. However, I have tried just about every answer I could find on Mozilla, Google, Reddit, and any other websites that offered solutions. Nothing has worked since the last update. This includes the "type in about:config, toggle to true, open profile folder, create userChrome.css file, copy and paste xyz code, save, and restart Firefox" route.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by A.G.B 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Removing top tabs from browser

I use an addon to display my tabs in a tree on the side of the screen. As such, the horizontal tabs at the top of the screen are unnecessary, and I would like to remove t… (read more)

I use an addon to display my tabs in a tree on the side of the screen. As such, the horizontal tabs at the top of the screen are unnecessary, and I would like to remove them.

I've tried to follow a few other guides on how to do this, without success. I've created a userChrome.css file in the "chrome" folder of my active Firefox profile. It currently looks like this:

  1. tabbrowser-tabs {

visibility: collapse !important; min-height: 0 !important; }

tab{ display:none!important; }

However, the tabs remain. I've tried a few other permutations of these rules. I've made sure to save the text file and restart firefox multiple times. It also persisted across a PC restart.

What am I doing wrong?

Asked by Wesley Lance 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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Firefox won't load anything

Firefox isn't loading anything, not even the about:configs page, this happened out of nowhere, i tried reinstalling it, restarting it but nothing is solving the problem, … (read more)

Firefox isn't loading anything, not even the about:configs page, this happened out of nowhere, i tried reinstalling it, restarting it but nothing is solving the problem, im using the lastest version btw

Asked by supracastrol333 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

Moving a firefox tab doesnt work on a different monitor that has a chat base window open

So basically when I try to move a firefox tab for example on a monitor that has discord, it doesnt move there i have to move it to the taskbar on that monitor. IS thi… (read more)

So basically when I try to move a firefox tab for example on a monitor that has discord, it doesnt move there i have to move it to the taskbar on that monitor.

IS this a bug?

Asked by Gargled Toothpaste 3 months ago

Last reply by Gargled Toothpaste 3 months ago

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Single page windows don't disappear after moved to multi-tab windows

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore. Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already op… (read more)

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore.

Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already opened main window to turn it into tab to not have ton of "recently closed windows". But since FF94, when i move a window, instead of disappear after become a tab, firefox only duplicate the webpage (i have the new tab and the identical webpage window). Until now the only way i have to remove the annoying windows is to kill firefox app with windows task manager and uncheck them in the tab recovery.

How i can have firefox able to really move windows into tab like before instead of copy them? Or have a way to permanently delete unwanted windows i don't use anymore in the "recently closed windows" list without killing the task.

Also moving tab from a firefox window to another work normally (no duplicate), the problem occurs only when FF windows has a single tab.

Asked by thor94 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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External program links always opens in new window?

I recently switched from Brave to FF. An annoying problem is that whenever I click web links in external programs such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook etc Firefox always open… (read more)

I recently switched from Brave to FF. An annoying problem is that whenever I click web links in external programs such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook etc Firefox always opens it in a new window instead of a new tab like Brave did. Also the window it opens does not have my extensions enabled, indicating that it is some form of incognito or web view window or something? These are my settings.

How can I solve this issue?

Asked by Gusti.Fishbein 1 year ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 year ago

Lost tabs - no current support text solves the issue - no sessionstore.jsonlz4 ever appears

Ok, I've resolved this in the past, several version of Firefox ago, under windows. Firefox crashes silently, open it again and no tabs are restored. Open firefox again a… (read more)

Ok, I've resolved this in the past, several version of Firefox ago, under windows. Firefox crashes silently, open it again and no tabs are restored. Open firefox again and look in recently closed windows and the one with my tabs is not there, only little utility windows that are popped up when I log in at the coffee shop, so my recently closed windows are overwritten with windows with no tabs.

So I go to my profile sessionstore-backups folder and copy it to the desktop. I have 6 files, previous.jsonlz4, recovery.baklz4, and recovery.jsonlz4 at around 8 megs in size. I copied each to the folder one level up and renamed them sessionstore.jsonlz4, and each time restarted firefox. All that opens is a blank tabbed firefox window.

There was never an existing sessionstore.jsonlz4 file anywhere I could find, even with firefox closed, this file never appears anywhere I could find it. Searching files with Windows was also unsuccessful.

I feel like I have captured the files with my tabs, based on the date modified, several were from before the crash. Why can't I find a working tutorial on how to restore my tabs? Nothing I've found on the support site works though I follow the directions exactly.

Thanks

Asked by bikenrightnow 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Ctrl + T not working

Ctrl + T no longer opens a new tab, but instead brings me to the third tab I have open. If I have less than 3 tabs open, it either does nothing (for one tab) or brings me… (read more)

Ctrl + T no longer opens a new tab, but instead brings me to the third tab I have open. If I have less than 3 tabs open, it either does nothing (for one tab) or brings me to the second/third (for two or three tabs). Other keyboard shortcuts are not glitched like this. Why is this happening and how I can fix it?

I have already reinstalled Firefox and restarted my computer, but neither of those have done anything.

Asked by Taigafox 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago