Restore tabs

I lost all my tabs recently & wanted to restore them. The advice via Help topic was to click the 3 horizontal lines, click history & then click "restore previous… (read more)

I lost all my tabs recently & wanted to restore them. The advice via Help topic was to click the 3 horizontal lines, click history & then click "restore previous session" However I do not have that selection. I have the other shown but not restore previous session. I do have the latest version of FF & am on chrome. I was able to restore my tabs one at a time, but in the future I would like the ability to easily restore the whole session. Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by alyoder23947 1 day ago

Suggest strong password

Hello, I want to know one thing, you have added a feature that allows Firefox to generate a random strong password. That randomly generated 'strong' password has everyth… (read more)

Hello,

I want to know one thing, you have added a feature that allows Firefox to generate a random strong password. That randomly generated 'strong' password has everything except a special character. How can you say the password is secure if there is no special character in that. Almost 95% of the websites don't accept a password without a special character. May be give an option in the settings to customize the suggested password like character types and character length. That would be just perfect.

Thanks

Asked by Aayush Gupta 1 day ago

Dell OpenManage (OMSA) will not sign in with Firefox 94.02

I have various versions of Dell OMSA (OpenManage Server Administrator) on about 20 servers running Windows Server 2008 and up, and all of them have stopped working with F… (read more)

I have various versions of Dell OMSA (OpenManage Server Administrator) on about 20 servers running Windows Server 2008 and up, and all of them have stopped working with FF 94.02 (and possibly 94.01)

OMSA gets stuck in a login loop, just keeps asking for credentials. Switching to latest Chrome works, but I'd rather stick with FF.

Any ideas on what setting may have changed to create this issue?

Asked by eric154 1 day ago

Only a tiny blank window shows when opening Firefox

When I open Firefox a tiny window appears with nothing but a button and it does not open. When I click the button it just closes. same thing happens when I open the devel… (read more)

When I open Firefox a tiny window appears with nothing but a button and it does not open. When I click the button it just closes. same thing happens when I open the developer edition as well but in that the main window appears but does not load.

This used to happen intermittently since few months ago. When that happens closing that tiny window and reopening the app usually worked. but it outright does not open anymore

Happened on Win 10 now on Win 11

when I reinstall Firefox it opens up normally. but when I restart my pc this happens again.

Edit: Tried reinstalling to open Firefox now it does not even open like that anymore.

Asked by Shehan Feroze 3 days ago

Last reply by Shehan Feroze 1 day ago

Cannot play CNN live in browser

When I try to play CNN live video in Firefox, I am prompted to choose my provider in a pop-up. When I click Spectrum I get a screen with this in the upper right hand corn… (read more)

When I try to play CNN live video in Firefox, I am prompted to choose my provider in a pop-up. When I click Spectrum I get a screen with this in the upper right hand corner - adobe-pass-2.60.0.4-8a55665.

What do I need to change or set to get the live stream to play?

FWIW - This works on Edge and Chrome.

Asked by cjahn50 4 days ago

Last reply by cjahn50 1 day ago

Cisco Webex Desk Camera not working (works with other browser)

Hello, I have a new Cisco Webex Desk Camera that it's not working with Firefox (Flatpak on Fedora Silverblue 35). lsusb: Bus 006 Device 004: ID 05a6:0023 Cisco Systems, I… (read more)

Hello,

I have a new Cisco Webex Desk Camera that it's not working with Firefox (Flatpak on Fedora Silverblue 35).

lsusb: Bus 006 Device 004: ID 05a6:0023 Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco Webex Desk Camera

https://mozilla.github.io/webrtc-landing/gum_test.html shows two cameras "Video Capture 4" and "Video Capture 5", none of them work, the page shows an error message: "AbortError: Starting videoinput failed".

The same website works in Chromium (also a Flatpak), which only sees "Video Capture 4 (05a6:0023)". "OBS Studio" is also able to use the camera. "Video Capture 5" is not available in Chromium and freezes the image in OBS Studio. I believe Video Capture 5 is the IR camera that is used in Windows Hello.

Would you be able to help me to get this camera supported, please?

Asked by Jorge Martínez López 2 days ago

Last reply by Jorge Martínez López 1 day ago

unable to view content in OTT platforms

Hello Sir/Ma'am, I am unable to watch series and movies through firefox browsers, I faced the issue initially on Netflix (date- 03/12/2021, it showed that there was a pro… (read more)

Hello Sir/Ma'am,

I am unable to watch series and movies through firefox browsers, I faced the issue initially on Netflix (date- 03/12/2021, it showed that there was a problem to play the video and to update the browser to latest version, when i checked the browser was all updated to date. The same issue is continuing today (date- 04/12/2021), and it is the same for Disney+Hotstar as well. Please fix this issue.

Thank you Divya Naik

Asked by divyagnaik1732 1 day ago

In Mac: open tabs sessions saved in bookmark, and add new bookmark to tabs

Topic: Bookmarks and Tabs I recently saved my tab sessions in several bookmarks which I named per topic - eg Bookmark name 'Groupon Tabs', which contains several tabs of … (read more)

Topic: Bookmarks and Tabs I recently saved my tab sessions in several bookmarks which I named per topic - eg Bookmark name 'Groupon Tabs', which contains several tabs of Groupon pages I am interested in, to look at later. Today I saw a page which I want to save by adding it to this bookmark. But when I click on 'Groupon tabs' nothing happens - I was expecting to see the list of tabs saved, but I cannot find them. So the question is: a) how can I open eg 'Groupon' tab so I have access to all the tabs it contains b) how do I add a new tab to this bookmark Many thanks in advance.

Asked by Marilou 1 day ago

Yesterday! "14 new types of 'XS-Leak' cross-site leak attacks against modern web browsers, including Mozilla Firefox."

Have Firefox blocked this and/or are there ways users can protect themselves? "14 new types of 'XS-Leak' cross-site leak attacks against modern web browsers, including G… (read more)

Have Firefox blocked this and/or are there ways users can protect themselves?

"14 new types of 'XS-Leak' cross-site leak attacks against modern web browsers, including Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari, and Mozilla Firefox."

"These types of side-channel attacks are called 'XS-Leaks,' and allow attacks to bypass the 'same-origin' policy in web browsers so that a malicious website can steal info in the background from a trusted website where the user enters information.

"The principle of an XS-Leak is to use such side-channels available on the web to reveal sensitive information about users, such as their data in other web applications, details about their local environment, or internal networks they are connected to," explains the XS-Leaks wiki.

For example, an XS-Leak attack could help a background site siphon the email inbox contents from an active tab used for accessing webmail."

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/researchers-discover-14-new-data-stealing-web-browser-attacks/

Asked by Teresa 1 day ago

Youtube TV

I suddenly can't watch my Youtube TV account. Every time I try to play a feed or a recording it takes a little bit to load then a message appears saying "Sorry, there was… (read more)

I suddenly can't watch my Youtube TV account. Every time I try to play a feed or a recording it takes a little bit to load then a message appears saying "Sorry, there was an error licensing the video." I've checked my Youtube TV account and everything checks out, restarted my browser, started browser in safe mode. I tried using Internet Explorer and it worked on that, then it worked on Firefox. I closed the Internet Explorer then the Firefox stopped working. Not sure what's going on.

Asked by eric_mots35 2 days ago

Firefox browser often crashes

Hello,somebody。 My firefox browser has collapsed 8 times from 2021/12/1. It is currently operating normally, but the number of collapse is too frequent, and the user exp… (read more)

Hello,somebody。 My firefox browser has collapsed 8 times from 2021/12/1. It is currently operating normally, but the number of collapse is too frequent, and the user experience is very poor. The latest Crash report ID:bp-fd4c7367-1346-4a10-a2cd-244ac0211202

Asked by cyxiu123 3 days ago

Last reply by cyxiu123 2 days ago

How do I remove the white windows bar above Firefox Browser?

I installed firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop and found that there is a persistent white bar at the top of my screen for some reason. This bar works when trying to resi… (read more)

I installed firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop and found that there is a persistent white bar at the top of my screen for some reason. This bar works when trying to resize or drag the window, but the typical way of clicking on firefox's banner at the top does not let me drag it anymore either. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by jdbj201999 2 days ago

bookmarks gone, can not bookmark at all

version 94.0.2 (64-bit) message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security s… (read more)

version 94.0.2 (64-bit) message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem." I can not see any of my bookmarks and I can not bookmark any page. I have: Shut down Firefox and restarted: no help uninstalled, deleted folders, and reinstalled: no help Import bookmarks from another browser: no help. That doesn't work either

What "security software" is the message talking about?

Hope you can help, because I don't want to go to another browser.

Robert

Asked by rschoenert 2 days ago

Last reply by rschoenert 2 days ago

Problem with streaming TV content

I'm running Firefox 94.0.2 (64 bit) under Windows 10. Recently I've been receiving messages from TV content providers telling me I need to enable DRM in my browser. I hav… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 94.0.2 (64 bit) under Windows 10. Recently I've been receiving messages from TV content providers telling me I need to enable DRM in my browser. I have been to to the Settings menu and see that DRM is enabled. CDM is also activated. I have tried toggling them on and off and restarting but I still get the messages. Please tell me how to get DRM contento run.

Asked by Willmol 2 days ago

FF caused BSOD

I was recently watching a Twitch livestream when I stepped away from my PC for a moment and upon returning found it sitting at the login screen. Checking eventvwr it show… (read more)

I was recently watching a Twitch livestream when I stepped away from my PC for a moment and upon returning found it sitting at the login screen. Checking eventvwr it showed a BSOD event had occurred. The only thing actively running on my PC was FireFox with a single tab for Twitch.

Level: Critical Source: Kernal-Power Event ID: 41 BugCheckCode: 307 decimal, 0x133 hex

Windows documentation lists hex 0x133 as a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION error, and since Parameter 1 was a '0', it states, "A single DPC or ISR exceeded its time allotment. The offending component can usually be identified with a stack trace." https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/debugger/bug-check-0x133-dpc-watchdog-violation

From Windows Debugging Tools I loaded up the DMP file and ran !analyze to see the process name listed as FF (there's more information listed, just not sure it's really useful).

PROCESS_NAME: firefox.exe MODULE_NAME: nt IMAGE_NAME: ntkrnlmp.exe STACK_COMMAND: .thread ; .cxr ; kb STACK_TEXT: ffffa681`de892c88 fffff804`7581f5fa  : 00000000`00000133 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000501 00000000`00000500 : nt!KeBugCheckEx ffffa681`de892c90 fffff804`7561c3cd  : 0000de92`ad226167 ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000246 00000000`008d0193 : nt!KeAccumulateTicks+0x20644a ffffa681`de892cf0 fffff804`7561c971  : 00000000`008d0192 00000000`00540bd4 ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000001 : nt!KiUpdateRunTime+0x5d ffffa681`de892d40 fffff804`756167e3  : ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000000 fffff804`76031630 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiUpdateTime+0x4a1 ffffa681`de892e80 fffff804`7561f1a2  : ffff8a08`cf6e79c0 ffff8a08`cf6e7a40 ffff8a08`cf6e7a00 00000000`00000002 : nt!KeClockInterruptNotify+0x2e3 ffffa681`de892f30 fffff804`756de055  : 00000150`3043798c ffffcb8c`9850adc0 ffffcb8c`9850ae70 ffff2a97`b5c65417 : nt!HalpTimerClockInterrupt+0xe2 ffffa681`de892f60 fffff804`757f8d4a  : ffff8a08`cf6e7a40 ffffcb8c`9850adc0 0000de80`ffc7236f 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiCallInterruptServiceRoutine+0xa5 ffffa681`de892fb0 fffff804`757f92b7  : 00000000`00000000 00001f80`007f02c4 00000000`4af4ce39 ffff8a08`cf6e7bb8 : nt!KiInterruptSubDispatchNoLockNoEtw+0xfa ffff8a08`cf6e79c0 fffff804`75680c6b  : 00000000`80000000 fffff804`75729a99 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiInterruptDispatchNoLockNoEtw+0x37 ffff8a08`cf6e7b50 fffff804`75729a99  : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KeYieldProcessorEx+0x1b ffff8a08`cf6e7b60 fffff804`7569a24e  : ffffa681`de843240 ffffa681`4afc988a ffffcb8c`b0c73480 ffffcb8c`ac2e3040 : nt!ExpGetPoolTagInfoTarget+0x149 ffff8a08`cf6e7bb0 fffff804`75699534  : ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000008 00000000`005408f1 : nt!KiExecuteAllDpcs+0x30e ffff8a08`cf6e7d20 fffff804`757fe2e5  : 00000000`00000000 ffffa681`de840180 00000000`00000000 000001d3`21056910 : nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x1f4 ffff8a08`cf6e7fb0 fffff804`757fe0d0  : 00000081`e2df8c90 00000000`00000000 000001d3`18d58b28 00000081`e2df8b90 : nt!KxRetireDpcList+0x5 ffff8a08`d1eefa90 fffff804`757fd79e  : 000001d3`00000000 00000000`00000001 000001d3`2105a4e0 ffff8a08`d1eefb40 : nt!KiDispatchInterruptContinue ffff8a08`d1eefac0 00007ff8`acdd7bd7  : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiDpcInterrupt+0x2ee 00000081`e2def0b0 00000000`00000000  : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : 0x00007ff8`acdd7bd7

I checked FF `about:crashes` and it doesn't show any crash report there (presumably because the system BSOD and it did not have a chance to do anything).

Just wondering if anyone else has seen this issue and how/if they resolved it. In searching around it seemed like some folks suggested disabling hardware acceleration as there may be incompatibility issues with FF and GPU drivers. I checked under FF settings and it has "Use recommended performance settings" enabled, but there are no sub-options specific for hardware acceleration.

Some basic system specs: MoBo: Gigabyte B550 Vision D-P (BIOS F13e, latest available) CPU: AMX Ryzen 7 5800X GPU: Gigabyte GeForce 3060Ti (driver 30.0.14.7141, latest one available)

Running on FF 94.0.2 (64-bit), the latest update.

Asked by SirCobalt 2 days ago

drag and drop not working .

in fact I don't know under what topic it should be .. after upgrade mac system to 11.6.1 drag and drop stop working with firefox. I use it for word press the problem is m… (read more)

in fact I don't know under what topic it should be ..

after upgrade mac system to 11.6.1 drag and drop stop working with firefox. I use it for word press

the problem is more than 6 steps I should do to upload one photo .. and in drag and drop I can upload many in one step

mac system 11.6.1 firefox 94.0.2

Asked by AlSadr 2 days ago

Mozilla Addons account Sign in problem

hello, i have a mozilla addons developer account, i have not opened it for a month or two. Today, i am trying to sign in, it has two step verification setup, sent a code … (read more)

hello, i have a mozilla addons developer account, i have not opened it for a month or two. Today, i am trying to sign in, it has two step verification setup, sent a code to my email, i enter the code back and validated, but it did not sign in and redirect me to the main email and password page. i tried again, but now it is not sending me any code in mail. Suggest me any solution. thanks

Asked by Adam Green 2 days ago