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json files

I do not know what json files are. I have only seen them in the profile. However, whatever their purpose, firefox is no longer processing json files. Instead, it wants… (read more)

I do not know what json files are. I have only seen them in the profile. However, whatever their purpose, firefox is no longer processing json files. Instead, it wants to download json.txt when I make some selections.

Example: on Youtube when signed into my account, I select "notification" and instead of the menu opening, the download box appears wanting to download json.txt. This has happened in numerous places - not only youtube, so it looks like a Firefox problem.

Firefox used to process json files and now wants to download them. I tried to configure json in options, and when I select "other" Firefox shows up as a choice it it not possible to select it. I select it, but it does not change the ONLY options for json files which are "always ask" or "save".

This is clearly not something I can fix, not something I caused. I need the features that are not functional, and apparently they have become dysfunctional because they apparently access json files but no longer process them as intended.

Would appreciate knowing what the problem is, if there is an explanation. Is there a fix? Do I need to configure something? Thanks. Mary

Using Windows 7 and the latest Firefox for Windows 7 64bit Mary

Asked by gosfordsyke 1 week ago

Last reply by gosfordsyke 9 hours ago

Lockwise issue

I am trying to update a password on a program. Secure password autofilled the old password with the new one I typed. When I went to update, the program said the old pass… (read more)

I am trying to update a password on a program. Secure password autofilled the old password with the new one I typed. When I went to update, the program said the old password is incorrect. I then went to Lockwise to see my password for the program and it showed the new one and said last modified this date. Is there a way to see my previous password before today new update?

Asked by lmartin2 10 hours ago

printer error

My desk top is running Microsoft 7, and when running Firefox I can no longer print. If I run Crome I have no problem printing the same page. Printer is HP Officejet Pro 8… (read more)

My desk top is running Microsoft 7, and when running Firefox I can no longer print. If I run Crome I have no problem printing the same page. Printer is HP Officejet Pro 8725.

Asked by JohnWalton 13 hours ago

Keep getting m.facebook.com instead of facebook.com

When I type facebook.com into my address bar I keep getting sent to m.facebook.com/?refsrc...etc.,etc. Then when I log in from that address I'm at m.facebook.com/?_rdr, … (read more)

When I type facebook.com into my address bar I keep getting sent to m.facebook.com/?refsrc...etc.,etc. Then when I log in from that address I'm at m.facebook.com/?_rdr, which is apparently what people with cell phones or iPads see. Why is this? What should I do? Thanks

Asked by macgregx 13 hours ago

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Change width of element url bar that appears bottom left

Hi, can you change the width of this bar? it's so wide and annoying whenever I hover over anything it fills the bottom of the screen and it's white so it constantly catch… (read more)

Hi, can you change the width of this bar? it's so wide and annoying whenever I hover over anything it fills the bottom of the screen and it's white so it constantly catches my attention, I've searched a lot but every question or answer talks about the upper address bar, thanks.

Asked by xoxika4769 15 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 14 hours ago

Youtube autorefresh issue

Greetings, suddenly Firefox autorefresh youtube pages, but only when im signed in youtube. If im not signed in with my youtube account there is no problem. I tried cleari… (read more)

Greetings, suddenly Firefox autorefresh youtube pages, but only when im signed in youtube. If im not signed in with my youtube account there is no problem. I tried clearing all data,cookies etc..and also i have set accessibility.blockautorefresh to True, but still having this problem. What can i do to fix this issue? Thanks in advance.

Asked by konsta25pv 18 hours ago

Last reply by konsta25pv 18 hours ago

Some pictures take a green mask

Hi there! Firefox 83 for some reason adds a green mask on some pictures on web pages and on some icons in tabs bar. Open picture in new tab does not help. Reinstall firef… (read more)

Hi there!

Firefox 83 for some reason adds a green mask on some pictures on web pages and on some icons in tabs bar. Open picture in new tab does not help. Reinstall firefox does not help. Open picture from local computer gives nothing - green layer and weird colours

Windows 7 x64, Firefox 83

Asked by ostapenko.sergey 2 days ago

Last reply by ostapenko.sergey 1 day ago

Hello i need recover

Hello I need help to recover my bookmarks please I had a virus a few days ago and I had to reinstall windows, it is that I still have the "appdata" of the old firefox and… (read more)

Hello I need help to recover my bookmarks please

I had a virus a few days ago and I had to reinstall windows, it is that I still have the "appdata" of the old firefox and I wanted to know how to recover my bookmarks from that folder Thank you in advance for the information only the markers I don't need anything else xd

Asked by ulidekorn 1 day ago

I can not bookmark since the last damned ff update!!

Almost every time ff updates, which seems to be almost every two weeks, things I have carefully arranged in my menus, etc; get messed up and I have to spend days fixing … (read more)

Almost every time ff updates, which seems to be almost every two weeks, things I have carefully arranged in my menus, etc; get messed up and I have to spend days fixing things. I am an information researcher and now can not bookmark anything!!! The bookmark icon, the little star at the top of page, is still there, BUT IT NO LONGER HAS THE "BOOKMARK THIS PAGE" option. It has only the 'show bookmarks' option and some other stuff. So how do I bookmark pages???!!! Please stop with the useless constant poorly thought thru 'updates'.

Asked by shonatrill 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Delete Account functionality

Even though I previously deleted the Firefox account associated with my usual e-mail address, Firefox appears to remember this account. However, it does NOT remember the … (read more)

Even though I previously deleted the Firefox account associated with my usual e-mail address, Firefox appears to remember this account. However, it does NOT remember the password associated with this account. If I want to reset the password, I am told via Firefox message that this entails possible loss of personal data, incl. bookmarks, which defeats the purpose of creating an account in the first place.

So I can neither re-create nor log in to this zombie account but have to use a different e-mail address in order to use Firefox account functionality.

Getting help in this situation without a working Firefox account is also next to impossible (without a Twitter account, at least), as I needed to get an account even to access the page from which I am writing this. Firefox browser feedback is also disabled, Firefox Facebook is paused.

If the above description is correct, then I guess the only help is a reworking of the Delete Account functionality.

NOTES:

  • This is not a case of forgotten password (I wrote it down on paper at the time) or wrongly-typed password (I copied and pasted the password string from Notepad when previous login attempts had been unsuccessful.)
  • The deletion of the previous account took place on 2019-01-08 and included confirmation "Account deleted successfully".
  • When I created a new account for a different e-mail address today, I was informed by Firefox that a Firefox account had previously been created from the same machine for a different e-mail address. So, not only does Firefox remember the e-mail address of an allegedly successfully deleted account but also the identity of the machine associated with that account.

Asked by drinovameda 1 day ago

Firefox 83 - Windows 7 -- Options - Privacy and Security - not an option for //HTTPS only mode..

Latest version offers //HTTPS only mode..... only find original HTTP 1.1 and Use HTTP 1.1 thru proxy connector whose boxes have been checked from the get go with my HP Pr… (read more)

Latest version offers //HTTPS only mode..... only find original HTTP 1.1 and Use HTTP 1.1 thru proxy connector whose boxes have been checked from the get go with my HP Probook4540s.... Or???

Asked by smith_davisdeb 1 day ago

Java script web page will not print to a PDF file using DoPDF7.

NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data at http://nowdata.rcc-acis.org/eax/ contains a web page that has a Java Script. When I click on a weather station, and click OK, then t… (read more)

NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data at http://nowdata.rcc-acis.org/eax/ contains a web page that has a Java Script. When I click on a weather station, and click OK, then try to print to a PDF file using DoPDF7, a save as window opens up, but quickly closes, before I can do anything. I had to use IE to do wanted to do.

Asked by wworonick 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 day ago

copié collé impossible sur face book et messenger

Bonjour, Depuis quelques jours je rencontre un problème sur face book et messenger pour faire des copiés collés. Cela ne fonctionne pas et meme cela ferme la possibilité … (read more)

Bonjour, Depuis quelques jours je rencontre un problème sur face book et messenger pour faire des copiés collés. Cela ne fonctionne pas et meme cela ferme la possibilité de commenter sur face book et fait disparaitre la fenetre de discussion sur messenger. J'ai vidé les caches installé des modules etc rien n'y fait. Merci si quelqun peut m'aider à résoudre ce problème.

Asked by annick.darriet-condamine 1 day ago

Firefox self-delete

While using Firefox, I was watching a video when all of a sudden the entire thing crash and when I tried to reboot it, the installation directory, the cookies and everyth… (read more)

While using Firefox, I was watching a video when all of a sudden the entire thing crash and when I tried to reboot it, the installation directory, the cookies and everything else involving Firefox was completely gone. No sign of it anywhere, has this ever happened to anyone else here?

Asked by jpmwycombe 2 days ago

Saved logins and passwords for websites.

Hi, I am wondering why Firefox removed all logins and passwords. It used to be all in settings, now I am getting message: No logins found When you save a password in Fi… (read more)

Hi, I am wondering why Firefox removed all logins and passwords. It used to be all in settings, now I am getting message: No logins found When you save a password in Firefox, it will show up here Any help, thanks in advance.

Asked by Dziambis 1 week ago

Last reply by Dziambis 2 days ago