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Huge Firefox issue. I am significantly scared.

Yesterday I went to my history to locate a prior site I had visited. There was only 1 site in history, which of course surprised me, and it was to CapitalOne.com/link … (read more)

Yesterday I went to my history to locate a prior site I had visited. There was only 1 site in history, which of course surprised me, and it was to CapitalOne.com/link accounts. This is my credit card company. I removed Firefox from my Macbook and then re-downloaded Firefox and installed. Nothing has changed. My settings are correct, meaning that I should be able to have sites visited in history, yet only the one site populates, and I've been to a lot of sites today....the credit card/link accounts site is the only site that is in history. You can imagine how nervous I am right now about doing anything on line. I sure hope that someone will help out here.

Asked by chefjeff 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 hours ago

language - not possible to remove or change

I use Firefox on mac OS 11.5.2 and the system language is English so is the main display language in Firefox (so I see File - Edit-View etc. on top in English) However wh… (read more)

I use Firefox on mac OS 11.5.2 and the system language is English so is the main display language in Firefox (so I see File - Edit-View etc. on top in English) However whenever I try to print something or save a page the window that opens up is in Turkish. I tried to change this from preferences -> setting-> general -> language (which shows English US as default with Turkish as the second on the list) but the "remove" button is not active.

The info on Firefox Troubleshooting Information page is like this: (not sure if it is because of one of these)

Internationalization & Localization Application Settings Requested Locales ["en-US"] Available Locales ["en-US","tr"] App Locales ["en-US","tr"] Regional Preferences ["en-TR","tr-TR","el-TR"] Default Locale "tr" Operating System System Locales ["en-TR","tr-TR","el-TR"] Regional Preferences ["en-TR","tr-TR","el-TR"]

I also tried from Mac System Preferences -> Language&Region -> Apps I tried to add Firefox and select the language but language selection is not active (in gray "System Default-Turkish" is written and the message under that says Firefox doesn't support additional languages. For other apps like Word etc. system default language shows as English no problem.

Thank you

Asked by gizem.dorter 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Tab Bookmark stopped working completely

My Tab Bookmark stopped working completely. It won't mark anything anymore for months. Is there a way to fix this. I've restarted my computer hundreds of time so it's n… (read more)

My Tab Bookmark stopped working completely. It won't mark anything anymore for months. Is there a way to fix this. I've restarted my computer hundreds of time so it's not that.

Thanks

Asked by patricia_f 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

BigSur and Firefox

Firefox seems to reset to a newly downloaded state without reason. All my bookmarks and custom settings are lost. This has happened several times now and I do not know … (read more)

Firefox seems to reset to a newly downloaded state without reason. All my bookmarks and custom settings are lost. This has happened several times now and I do not know if it is a BigSur issue or a Firefox issue. My Mac was just updated to BigSur and I did not have this problem on Catalina. I am about to give up on Firefox because of this issue.

Asked by bnmcdonnell5789 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Help....Seems I have a quick forms problem. Annoying but now feel it's creating other probs. Wanna dump it, but cannot find it in my apps....HELP. Smiling.Mac 10.3.6, Firefox 92.0.1it

Help....Seems I have a quick forms problem. Annoying but now feel it's creating other probs. Wanna dump it, but cannot find it in my apps....HELP. Smiling.Mac 10.3.6, Fir… (read more)

Help....Seems I have a quick forms problem. Annoying but now feel it's creating other probs. Wanna dump it, but cannot find it in my apps....HELP. Smiling.Mac 10.3.6, Firefox 92.0.1it

Asked by eyesite 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Yahoo news stories with included pictures

Every single time I access a news story under yahoo.com the included pictures do not load without a reload and sometimes that does not work. Other browsers I have tried d… (read more)

Every single time I access a news story under yahoo.com the included pictures do not load without a reload and sometimes that does not work. Other browsers I have tried do not exhibit this behavior.

The placeholders for the pictures are just a grey box.

Asked by dremltr 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Importing Bookmarks to New Mac

I got a new Mac Pro desktop (not new, but new to me, 2010 model), promptly Downloaded Firefox, signed in, tried to find where to Import all the Bookmarks that I've saved … (read more)

I got a new Mac Pro desktop (not new, but new to me, 2010 model), promptly Downloaded Firefox, signed in, tried to find where to Import all the Bookmarks that I've saved on my MacBook (over the last 6 years, hundreds on bookmarks; including about 30 that I use daily for work) ... COULD NOT FIND THIS AS AN OPTION ANYWHERE!!!! Went to the settings page... Went to Sync Tab... Hit Sync Now... NOW ALL OF MY BOOKMARKS THAT WERE ON MY MacBook have been Deleted & replaced with the only 2 Bookmarks saved on my 'new' MacPro!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT WENT THE WRONG WAY!!!!!!!! How can I get all my BOOKMARKS back and have them on both computers????? SOOOOOOOO FRUSTRATED RIGHT NOW! PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I had all my Bookmarks organized neatly into folders on the toolbar. THEY'RE ALL GONE NOW!

Asked by andrewd.cornerstone 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Can't download extensions - error says "To use these add-ons, you'll need to download Firefox" while I'm using Firefox

I'm having trouble downloading any add-ons whilst using Firefox the error says: "To use these add-ons, you'll need to download Firefox" I have re-download Firefox and the… (read more)

I'm having trouble downloading any add-ons whilst using Firefox the error says:

"To use these add-ons, you'll need to download Firefox"

I have re-download Firefox and the error still shows up.

Not sure what else to do.

Photo added for reference.

Asked by alexdimendoza 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Weird and broken webpage displays

Since v91.0 all webpages display incorrectly: 1. many coloured areas are mostly white 2. elements are missing or nonfunctional, i.e. invisible "x"s to close pop-ups, chec… (read more)

Since v91.0 all webpages display incorrectly:

1. many coloured areas are mostly white 2. elements are missing or nonfunctional, i.e. invisible "x"s to close pop-ups, checkboxes that don't work etc 3. many pages look very weird and only vaguely as they have previously, or as they still do in other browsers (Safari)

I have attempted to attach a couple of screenshots showing: a) today's Weather Network page in Safari (which looks much like it always did in Firefox prior to v91.0) and b) how it now looks in Firefox

The difference is striking.

…but they are ≈3.8 MB each and this page won't allow any image attachments >1024KB. Can anyone suggest how to reduce the size of a .png image on a Mac?

After a few weeks of struggle I am close to abandoning Firefox after many years…

Can anyone help or offer any suggestions?

BTW the "Email me" checkbox below doesn't react when I click on it (although it does if I try this page in Safari), so I don't know if the box has been checked or not… Which is a perfect example of the type of problem that I am referring to, and which is rendering Firefox unusable for me.

So in plain text: PLEASE DO EMAIL ME IF ANSWERING THIS THREAD.

Many thanks.

Asked by jsoltysek 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

All Bookmarks Gone and Can't be Recovered

Hi There I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup fi… (read more)

Hi There

I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup file".

Please help.

Asked by lornaraedaniel 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Bookmarks Toolbar

How can I put bookmarks in the toolbar at the top where it used to be? When I bookmark to the toolbar I can omly find them by clicking Bookmarks and clicking on toolbar i… (read more)

How can I put bookmarks in the toolbar at the top where it used to be? When I bookmark to the toolbar I can omly find them by clicking Bookmarks and clicking on toolbar in the drop down.

Asked by marti1owl 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Firefox has way too slow DNS resolution

The initial handshake takes typically a couple seconds in Firefox, while it takes in Chrome or Safari typically < 1s to display the first content. Here an example of o… (read more)

The initial handshake takes typically a couple seconds in Firefox, while it takes in Chrome or Safari typically < 1s to display the first content.

Here an example of opening firefox.org: https://share.firefox.dev/3jpZRG4

I've tried all the recommended procedures without any success (personal mode, disabling extensions, starting with clean profile, ...)

Even this form I had to send twice because there was a timeout when sending the data up.

My internet connection is always > 30Mbps, so that should not be a problem.

Asked by w.richert 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Thomas M. Beaudry 6 days ago

Firefox preferences reverts to defaults even when i set them to something else.

Hi. Two things keep happening in the Firefox preferences menu on my MacBook Pro, Every couple of days or so. The default setting for Home > Homepage and new window… (read more)

Hi.

Two things keep happening in the Firefox preferences menu on my MacBook Pro, Every couple of days or so.

  1. The default setting for Home > Homepage and new windows reverts to Firefox home (default) even though I have set the URL to which i want FF to go when I launch it.
  1. Likewise, I set the Default search engine to Google, but it (along with the above) defaults the Browser default (Yahoo!). I have to reset it + go to the Search Shortcuts list and remove the Browser default.

This started happening suddenly a few months ago. Finally, I got irritated enough to ask for help here.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by C S Balachandran 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago