Bookmarks separator weirdness

In my Bookmarks menu, all the separators link to "separatethis.com" .... for example, here are the properties of one of them: http://separatethis.com/#rlns4Upi38SGXXUjC… (read more)

In my Bookmarks menu, all the separators link to "separatethis.com" .... for example, here are the properties of one of them: http://separatethis.com/#rlns4Upi38SGXXUjChLvU

When I searched Firefox "Help" to find out what is going on, there were over 2,000 queries about this but no responses were returned.

Is this a new hack, or what?

Asked by captqrunch 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 minute ago

Force Firefox to open MP3 files in external player

I have this one installation of Firefox in which MP3 files are opening in the browser instead of the default external application. There is no entry for MP3 in the list o… (read more)

I have this one installation of Firefox in which MP3 files are opening in the browser instead of the default external application.

There is no entry for MP3 in the list of associations in the applications panel under the options.

How do I fix this?

Asked by Colin WG 1 hour ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 minutes ago

Different name showing when I send tabs

When I send tabs from my laptop to my phone, it always says "Tab from [other name]'s Firefox on LAPTOP", and I would like to change this name but I cannot figure out how … (read more)

When I send tabs from my laptop to my phone, it always says "Tab from [other name]'s Firefox on LAPTOP", and I would like to change this name but I cannot figure out how to, as my Firefox shows my actual name.

Asked by Michael 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Creating separate Firefox profiles on different user accounts

Hello, I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my cu… (read more)

Hello,

I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my current programs and settings - including my Firefox install and all bookmarks. To help recover from that, I wanted to know if it would be possible to set up an alternate Firefox in a not often used local account on my Windows 7 laptop and then sync the two so that after the upgrade, I can download Firefox again onto the Win 10 laptop and then sync it back so that I can get all of my bookmarks and settings for FF back onto the Win 10 laptop.

I don't want to sync it with the Firefox that I use in my regular Win 7 user account since that has a separate set of bookmarks and settings that I wouldn't want to change. I just wanted a way to "hold" all of the Win 10 Firefox stuff and "reinstall" it, and had thought that sync might be a way to do that.

If that won't work, is there a way to transfer the entire FF profile over to a new install on that laptop once it is upgraded?

Thanks for any help! Much appreciated!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Delta airlines website doesnt load results

Hi, Using the updated Firefox on Windows. The Delta home page works but when I do a search, the results don't load. "We're sorry there was a problem processing this req… (read more)

Hi, Using the updated Firefox on Windows. The Delta home page works but when I do a search, the results don't load. "We're sorry there was a problem processing this request. Please try again" This has been going on for about a week. I set cookies to be allowed from Delta and there is no difference. Please let me know your suggestions. Thanks, Michelle R

Asked by jm5rssl 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Firefox browser

My Firefox forgets that I want to use Windows standardapplication (Acrobat reader) when clickin on a .pdf-file. Firefox wants me to save the file after updates. Does anyo… (read more)

My Firefox forgets that I want to use Windows standardapplication (Acrobat reader) when clickin on a .pdf-file. Firefox wants me to save the file after updates. Does anyone have a solution for this issue?

Asked by bjornsylwan 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Firefox Toolbar Bookmarks Disappeared.... Again!

So for the second time this month my bookmarks in my toolbar have disappeared. I was signed into my Firefox account both times they went missing. I tired to restore from … (read more)

So for the second time this month my bookmarks in my toolbar have disappeared. I was signed into my Firefox account both times they went missing. I tired to restore from backup...... nothing. I made sure that the tool bar was enabled.... nothing. I'm so frustrated, as I am in full-time school with three days left in my term and all my textbooks and course sites are GONE!! I don't understand why this keeps happening.

Help!

Asked by skyelloyd42 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Firefox automatically starts some background tasks in windows 10

whenever i boot up my computer, firefox automatically starts atleast 9 tasks in background that end up eating half of my ram, and one of them eats an entirety of my proce… (read more)

whenever i boot up my computer, firefox automatically starts atleast 9 tasks in background that end up eating half of my ram, and one of them eats an entirety of my processor. Whenever i check my task manager(i use windows 10), it shows that one particular task is taking 100% of my cpu. I have to manually stop the task or it ends up slowing down my laptop. I already have the latest version of firefox and i am having this problem for 2-3 months. What do i do?

Asked by shashankbajpai.11rpvv 6 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 5 hours ago

google is not opening

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the receive… (read more)

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.


when trying to open google

Asked by abdullahmaziakz 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 hours ago

Browsing History In Firefox

Hello, I recently deleted my entire browsing history in firefox it was a complete accident. Is there anyway that I can get this information back. If anyone could help I w… (read more)

Hello,

I recently deleted my entire browsing history in firefox it was a complete accident. Is there anyway that I can get this information back. If anyone could help I would greatly appreciate it. I'm working on an Macbook pro.

Asked by gloria.powe17 17 hours ago

Last reply by alsttabblt 9 hours ago

change "mailto"

Hello, I'm reposting this question in better topic. After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How … (read more)

Hello, I'm reposting this question in better topic. After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mail) instead. Help from mozilla doesn't help me! Years ago the same problem was solved with a button on the first opening of the mail box.

Asked by lanzarote 1 day ago

Last reply by strafy 9 hours ago

about:preferences, about:addons and address bar not compact

Upgraded from 60.9ESR to 78.8ESR Tons of empty white space being wasted in my address bar drop down, and the preferences+addons pages now only occupy half the screen so I… (read more)

Upgraded from 60.9ESR to 78.8ESR Tons of empty white space being wasted in my address bar drop down, and the preferences+addons pages now only occupy half the screen so I have to scroll more to see all my options, click to fully read text boxes and open sub-menus?!

How can I make these things more compact? The Customize options don't affect them, though I've changed the "blow-up" address bar behaviour using policies.json.

Asked by neijyry 21 hours ago

Last reply by strafy 11 hours ago

cannot access or complete any surveys on one site only ?

Hope someone can hlep with this, it has been going on for weeks now. I am a member of a survey site, and for the past few weeks, when I log onto this site to do a survey,… (read more)

Hope someone can hlep with this, it has been going on for weeks now. I am a member of a survey site, and for the past few weeks, when I log onto this site to do a survey, I always get a message saying there was an error in the survey, and I am returned to the homepage. I've sent a huge amount of emails to the survey site help centre, and to my isp, and I keep getting told there is nothing wrong with me account for the survey site, or my internet connection to this site. My ISP has asked my to do all sorts of tests etc., and all come back as normal, and yet the survey site cannot find or fix the issue. I am asked to use a different browser, so I have tried all three that I might use, Firefox, Edge, and Chrome, all the latest updated ones etc., and with the non Firefox browsers I get a message saying my account is suspended (survey site account), so now I am confused and annoyed.

Can anyone help sort this out please as I am now thinking it might be an issue with Firefox? Who knows...but it is very odd that I can access all other survey sites, no issues, and yet this one site will not allow me to do any surveys.

Asked by 16emtec 18 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

Website login blocked

I use Simplify.com to track some financial data but I cannot log in from the Firefox browser. I can get to the login screen but when I click login there is a spinning cir… (read more)

I use Simplify.com to track some financial data but I cannot log in from the Firefox browser. I can get to the login screen but when I click login there is a spinning circle which never stops. I think I have found ways to put this in the exceptions but nothing works. I have a similar issue with Zinio.com. I can get to the website but cannot login. For both of these sites I have to use Google Chrome to get in.

Asked by klancey7 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

Not recieving badges or public recognition

Is there a way, when volunteering to not get any public recognition for your volunteer work. This includes badges or any other forms of public recognition. As muslims, di… (read more)

Is there a way, when volunteering to not get any public recognition for your volunteer work. This includes badges or any other forms of public recognition. As muslims, disclosing charity work is better for us.

Asked by Taimur Ahmad 23 hours ago

Last reply by Kiki 12 hours ago

Can I customize a new tab to be something other than blank or the default?

I really like my new window URL, but I only need to see it once a day. The blank page new tab is great for someone like me whose attention gets hijacked by interesting Po… (read more)

I really like my new window URL, but I only need to see it once a day. The blank page new tab is great for someone like me whose attention gets hijacked by interesting Pocket articles.

I have a link on my toolbar to a text scratchpad URL: data:text/html, <html contenteditable>

It's great for grocery lists, YouTube comments, etc. and if I really need to save the text it's no problem.

Is there a way to turn that URL into the default new tab URL?

Asked by rscarce 19 hours ago

Last reply by strafy 14 hours ago

Browser Update

Every wednesday I receive a comment from Firefox that my browser software is outdate. Every Thursday i have to reconnec to my addons, etc. Why does this happen so often… (read more)

Every wednesday I receive a comment from Firefox that my browser software is outdate. Every Thursday i have to reconnec to my addons, etc. Why does this happen so often and do you really update your software every week.

Asked by hfaust 1 day ago

Last reply by strafy 14 hours ago