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Automatically saved bookmarks

Hello ! Once a month, I back up my bookmarks following these instructions: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/export-firefox-bookmarks-to-backup-or-transfer How can I s… (read more)

Hello !

Once a month, I back up my bookmarks following these instructions: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/export-firefox-bookmarks-to-backup-or-transfer

How can I save my bookmarks in an automatic way ?

It would be much faster and more convenient.

Thank you for your time

Best regards

Asked by kiousisgiannis 1 year ago

Last reply by kiousisgiannis 1 year ago

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When was the merging of Mozilla Support login and Firefox Account login completed?

Per the attached, I've just read that users with Mozilla Support accounts must now log into Mozilla Support using their Firefox Accounts login. The article does not spec… (read more)

Per the attached, I've just read that users with Mozilla Support accounts must now log into Mozilla Support using their Firefox Accounts login. The article does not specify when the merge of the two products was complete (i.e. a specific date in 2020). While it may not seem consequential to provide the completion date once this date has passed, it would be very helpful in the interest of transparency if you would specify the date that the process was completed. Thank you in advance.

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Asked by ajk1962f 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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page presentation

When I go to my website, all the text is center screen and shows in a single colums of words. How can I spread this out so it is readable like I can see using Chrome. … (read more)

When I go to my website, all the text is center screen and shows in a single colums of words. How can I spread this out so it is readable like I can see using Chrome.

Asked by Kestrel-1 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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image presentation

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a dupl… (read more)

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a duplication. Thanks Bill

Asked by Kestrel-1 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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click on links does nothing on same website

I have gone to this page; www.survivalnutrition.com several times on Firefox. To download the files I put my email address in the field, and the click on Submit. Then not… (read more)

I have gone to this page; www.survivalnutrition.com several times on Firefox. To download the files I put my email address in the field, and the click on Submit. Then nothing happens. So, today I went to Opera and it gave me a new page to enter my email address, and then the download links appeared in Protonmail inside of Firefox. So, I solved today's problem. I used Firefox for years to put ads on Kijiji.ca, but now it can't be done. I get the same error message for my location, even tho it's always the same address. Kijiji help suggested I clear my cache, turn off my VPN and use a different browser if the first 2 don't work. So now, I have to use Opera or Brave and the problem goes away. I would surmise that your browser is deteriorating.

Asked by joeh69661 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox will not connect to the internet when I install any add-ons...

Bear with me there's a bit of a story. One of the apps I most use is MightyText. It allows me to send texts from my desktop computer's web browser. When FireFox automat… (read more)

Bear with me there's a bit of a story.

One of the apps I most use is MightyText. It allows me to send texts from my desktop computer's web browser. When FireFox automatically updated to the newest version, something didn't work right and MightyText stopped being able to connect.

My workaround was to use System Restore to go back in time so to speak. But FireFox is pretty aggressive with their updates, and eventually that stopped being a work around.

I tried to install an older version of FireFox manually but I couldn't ever get my profile to work right.

So, I've landed somewhere where FireFox has updated to the latest version, AND MightyText works just fine.

But now the problem is I cannot use any of my add-ons. Actually, I can re-fresh FireFox, and start it without any add ons. I can add all my add ons and everything works great, but if I restart my computer, FireFox will not connect to the internet (the wheel just spins) until I refresh again and wipe out all the add-ons. After doing so, all my tabs are restored, all my saved passwords, etc--and I can add back the add-ons and they will work until FireFox Crashes or I restart the computer, but then FF won't connect to the internet and around and around we go.

What's up?

Asked by dontbesojumpy 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Not Saving Downloads

B4 I updated to Vers. 87 Firefox was able to save a download to my assigned desktop folder, but now it does not. Prior, the downloads would be downloaded to Firefox fir… (read more)

B4 I updated to Vers. 87 Firefox was able to save a download to my assigned desktop folder, but now it does not. Prior, the downloads would be downloaded to Firefox first then go to the folder. Not any longer because the blue download arrow isn't showing up. Any suggestions on how to correct this? Thanks

Asked by Army1 1 year ago

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Why can't I use right click menu in Alert Dialog?

Why can't I use right click menu in Alert Dialog? I select the text in an alert dialog but when I press right click the menu will not show up. I works in Chrome. Why not … (read more)

Why can't I use right click menu in Alert Dialog? I select the text in an alert dialog but when I press right click the menu will not show up. I works in Chrome. Why not in Firefox? Any way to have it work?

Asked by Chaperon 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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reCAPTCHA

I went to a government site and filled out a form letter and each time when I hit the VERIFY key the reCAPTCHA function tells me I have a bad connection and to recheck it… (read more)

I went to a government site and filled out a form letter and each time when I hit the VERIFY key the reCAPTCHA function tells me I have a bad connection and to recheck it. When I hit the refresh (circle arrow) link, it works. It happened on another non-gov't site and did the same thing. I did a Firefox refresh and that didn't help. It seems that version 87 has some bugs in it methinks. Any ideas? thanks

Asked by Army1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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YouTube.com on Release 86 of Firefox/Win64 and newer is causing huge CPU spikes in the Firefox process handling the respective tab when navigating to a different page (in the same tab) on YouTube while a video plays

You can work around the issue by stopping the video currently playing in the YouTube tab before navigating away from its page. I suspected the usual problem of hardware a… (read more)

You can work around the issue by stopping the video currently playing in the YouTube tab before navigating away from its page.

I suspected the usual problem of hardware acceleration / video drivers and Firefox not playing nice, but thanks to the PortableApps.com Firefox builds and their version archive, I was able to confirm that it only happens on Release 86 and newer.

Since it's reproducible with the PortableApps builds, settings/profile/cookies etc., it seems pretty clear it's an issue with Firefox proper.

I've downgraded my main Firefox installation to 85.0.2 for the time being and am enjoying snappy YouTube without hangs again.

Anybody happen to know if that bug is already known / under triage or should I get comfortable with the idea of having to downgrade to and using Firefox ESR for a while?

Asked by cybasheep 1 year ago

Last reply by cybasheep 1 year ago

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Excessive RAM usage

Lately almost every time I use Firefox, RAM usage goes up to 5 GB, CPU usage goes to 100%, and my PC becomes unusable until I kill Firefox processes and wait 5 - 10 minut… (read more)

Lately almost every time I use Firefox, RAM usage goes up to 5 GB, CPU usage goes to 100%, and my PC becomes unusable until I kill Firefox processes and wait 5 - 10 minutes for virtual RAM to be cleared out of disk and disk usage to return to normal. This is much worse since the last update, basically making Firefox unusable. Is anyone working on fixes so Firefox doesn't need 5 GB of RAM to open one simple web article?

Asked by KennonConrad 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox 8.6.0 upgrade disables Firefox browser...

Firefox 8.6.0 upgrade disables Firefox browser I utilized "System Restore" through the process of elimination I determined that it is the 8.6.0 upgrade that is causing th… (read more)

Firefox 8.6.0 upgrade disables Firefox browser I utilized "System Restore" through the process of elimination I determined that it is the 8.6.0 upgrade that is causing the problem. So, turned off the automatic upgrade option and installed any Windows 8.1 upgrades and my Firefox is working great. Now I have a "nag" screen that is constantly trying to upgrade Firefox browser might there be some way to disable this upgrade notice?

Asked by DJ 1 year ago

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Reset Firefox browser- LOST ALL my logins & passwords & bookmarks!

I got a message on firefox that it was running slow & if I reset my firefox browser it might help speed it up. It also said that it wouldn't effect my logins & pa… (read more)

I got a message on firefox that it was running slow & if I reset my firefox browser it might help speed it up. It also said that it wouldn't effect my logins & passwords or my saved bookmarks, but after clicking on the reset as instructed, I lost everything! I'm not sure what to do.... I clicked on restore bookmarks, but it said can't access the file... Is there any thing I can do to get them back??

Will restoring the laptop to an earlier date work?

Any help would be so very very much appreciated. Thanks, Sheila

Asked by sheilava747 1 year ago

Answered by sheilava747 1 year ago

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Uninstalled old Firefox version. Installed new version. Bookmarks gone. How to recover them?

I unstalled my old Firefox version without saving my bookmarks. I then installed the current Firefox version and realized that all my bookmarks are gone. I tried already … (read more)

I unstalled my old Firefox version without saving my bookmarks. I then installed the current Firefox version and realized that all my bookmarks are gone. I tried already to restore them, it finds the file, but then I cannot import them. The c:\windows.old thing does not work for me. Any other ideas where to look for my old bookmarks? Thanks, Daniela

Asked by D_Sprunk 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago