Lost laptop login

I have two user accounts on my laptop. I recently changed the password for one account and I'm now locked out. All my data is in this account. I don't have any back-up ke… (read more)

I have two user accounts on my laptop. I recently changed the password for one account and I'm now locked out. All my data is in this account. I don't have any back-up keys etc. I have tried changing my Windows password, but this doesn't seem to work. Is there any way of finding my previous password, or re-setting my current one without losing my data?

Asked by jn.barraclough 22 minutes ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 minutes ago

Can't load Lowes.com or Homedepot using Firefox

I cannot load lowes.com or homedepot using firefox. I get the following message: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/" on this server… (read more)

I cannot load lowes.com or homedepot using firefox. I get the following message: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/" on this server. Reference #18.1dfbda17.1656344082.168cca36 I have clicked on the padlock in address line and cleared all cookies however that only works one time and then back to same error message above.

Asked by vsp490 36 minutes ago

Themes are synced even though I've disabled it with lightweightThemes and activeThemeID

Hello, I have 3 different profiles and I'd like to have a visual indication of the currently active profile. I've found that using themes is the best option (a red theme … (read more)

Hello,

I have 3 different profiles and I'd like to have a visual indication of the currently active profile. I've found that using themes is the best option (a red theme for production, green for test, grey for default) but I can't prevent Firefox Sync to sync the active theme between my profiles.

I have set both services.sync.prefs.sync.extensions.activeThemeID and services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false and restarted all my Firefox profiles.

After a while, all windows/profiles are synced to the same theme.

Are those settings really read by Firefox Sync ? I'm on Windows 10, Firefox 91.10.0esr (32-bit)

Thanks in advance for your help !

Asked by Cédric 2 hours ago

Last reply by Cédric 1 hour ago

Cached Web Content Not Clearing

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 101.0.1 'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.' When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does n… (read more)

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 101.0.1

'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.'

When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does not zero out. (It used to clear completely).

The browser webpage has been refreshed, the browser closed and reopened, and the computer restarted but the cache does not reset.

This issue started on the morning (Pacific time) of June 26-Is this a known glitch or am I missing a detail?

Asked by Buddy2014 2 hours ago

Last reply by Buddy2014 1 hour ago

how do I prevent Firefox from automatically reloading a webpage

Some webpages cause the browser to automatically reload them at periodic intervals. Sometimes these intervals are too short and in the middle of reading the webpage it g… (read more)

Some webpages cause the browser to automatically reload them at periodic intervals. Sometimes these intervals are too short and in the middle of reading the webpage it gets reloaded.

How do I prevent Firefox from accepting a reload command from the webpage I am currently browsing?

I did not see an answer to this in the FAQ.

Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this and answering if you choose to do so.

Asked by incoming 12 hours ago

Last reply by incoming 2 hours ago

Website attack? Toggling between Reload and Stop icons rapidly.

I have tried this with the Troubleshooting option "Temporarily Disable Extensions" and the problem still occurs. Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) on Win10, Intel. To reproduce: … (read more)

I have tried this with the Troubleshooting option "Temporarily Disable Extensions" and the problem still occurs. Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) on Win10, Intel.

To reproduce:

Go to https://www.healthgrades.com/ . Search Carlene Bolen (any name?) in Tulsa, OK. Click on first result. Opens a new tab to https://www.healthgrades.com/providers/carlene-bolen-29brb. So far so good. Click on page. Hit PgDn 3 times, or scroll down quite a ways (to comments). Hit PgUp or attempt to scroll to top of page. Tab goes into infinite loop toggling between "X" and reload symbols on the NAV bar. Also page no longer renders properly and F12 debugger won't open. Firefox process for that Child tab uses 35% of processor, but doesn't show anything unusual in Firefox "Task Manager" process list. Must close both the child tab and the previous Healthgrades parent tab. Eventually the offending Firefox process exits and everything looks normal.

Asked by mrengineer02 2 days ago

Last reply by mrengineer02 2 hours ago

passwords lost

I have 2 Firefox accounts and I want to import or copy my passwords for the account that still has them to the one that has lost them. I synced one account in Firefox BET… (read more)

I have 2 Firefox accounts and I want to import or copy my passwords for the account that still has them to the one that has lost them. I synced one account in Firefox BETA that has my passwords. My other account I used to sign in on Firefox and all logins and passwords are gone. How can I do this and not loose my passwords I have in the BETA version?

Asked by phuckered 8 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 3 hours ago

Firefox download pdf before opening in browser

Hi, After the last update Firefox asks me what I want to do with the pdf files and to choose between Open in browser, Open with and Save file but even if I choose Open in… (read more)

Hi, After the last update Firefox asks me what I want to do with the pdf files and to choose between Open in browser, Open with and Save file but even if I choose Open in Firefox it always downloads the file in the download folder of the PC and then opens it, This is really annoying because then I have to delete them manually. What can I do? Thank you

Asked by lucaperin17 20 hours ago

Last reply by CraigS26 4 hours ago

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Something is blocking WordPress preview window

When I ask WordPress to "preview in new tab," I get a File Not Found screen. (See uploaded image.) This works fine in Chrome (which I rarely use) but not in Firefox, so I… (read more)

When I ask WordPress to "preview in new tab," I get a File Not Found screen. (See uploaded image.) This works fine in Chrome (which I rarely use) but not in Firefox, so I'm thinking it might be a Firefox issue. The Tablet and Mobile previews work fine, but they don't require a new tab. I thought it might have to do with pop-ups, so I made my blog's URL an exception. That didn't help. Then I disabled the pop-up blocker altogether. That didn't help either. I've never had this problem before although I've been using both Firefox and WordPress for many years. I'm working on an old laptop (current one is kaput), but I think everything's up to date. Windows 10. Any idea what the problem might be? TIA for any help. This is driving me nuts!

Asked by SusannaMV 22 hours ago

Answered by SusannaMV 4 hours ago

wxmaxima help that uses firefox cannot find the on disk html help files

I run wxmaxima on ubunbtu 20.04. The help menu option calls up firefox (v 101.0.1 (64 bit)) to find the local on disk html files. However this brings up the error message… (read more)

I run wxmaxima on ubunbtu 20.04. The help menu option calls up firefox (v 101.0.1 (64 bit)) to find the local on disk html files. However this brings up the error message:

File not found

Firefox can’t find the file at /usr/share/maxima/5.45.1/doc/html/maxima_singlepage.html#g_t_0025.

But this is a valid path with user access permissions and the file maxima_singlepage.html exists and has user read permissions.

So what is firefox doing in looking for this file?

I have used the ms windows 10 version of wxmaxima and the firefox help works perfectly.

Asked by stuartk54 4 hours ago

Firefox slow to render sites on Linux, Solaris and Mac.

The rendering issue is not seen with Chromium (Linux) or Safari (Mac). I have no alternative for Solaris :-( I have read the tips etc, reset everything, but there is no d… (read more)

The rendering issue is not seen with Chromium (Linux) or Safari (Mac). I have no alternative for Solaris :-(

I have read the tips etc, reset everything, but there is no difference.

This has been happening for a a couple of years, getting progressively worse, It has got so bad, I have stopped using FF on all but Solaris now. (and I have been using it for a long long time).

I need someone to direct me to what information/data is needed to be collected so someone can comment. Do you have any favourite page load test web sites that I can send out put to you from?

Asked by bdporter 1 day ago

Last reply by bdporter 6 hours ago

No sound in Firefox only with Arte.tv direct or replay

Lorsque je veux regarder une émission en direct sur Arte.tv ou une émission en replay, le son n'est pas activé automatiquement. Je dois aller dans les réglages du son de … (read more)

Lorsque je veux regarder une émission en direct sur Arte.tv ou une émission en replay, le son n'est pas activé automatiquement. Je dois aller dans les réglages du son de mon interface Manjaro Linux Cinnamon pour activer le volume sonore qui est à zéro sur ce site. Je ne rencontre pas ce problème avec les sites de France Télévision (France 2 ou France 3). J'utilise la dernière version de Firefox v 101.0.1 64 bits

Asked by Philippe F 18 hours ago

Last reply by Philippe F 6 hours ago

Exempt plugins from color management?

Because many websites ignore my choice of a dark theme (both in Windows and in Firefox) I tried using color management in my Firefox Settings to force white text on a bla… (read more)

Because many websites ignore my choice of a dark theme (both in Windows and in Firefox) I tried using color management in my Firefox Settings to force white text on a black background. This had the desired effect on websites, but unfortunately also applies to plug-ins, some of which (like uMatrix) depend on changes of background color to convey information or have dark icons which become invisible on the dark background. Is there any way I can have my cake and eat it too?

Asked by rsbrux 1 day ago

Last reply by rsbrux 6 hours ago

page up/down misaligned

I use firefox for reading pdfs a lot, and i would really like to use page up and page down for their proper functions when doing so rather than having to scroll. the iss… (read more)

I use firefox for reading pdfs a lot, and i would really like to use page up and page down for their proper functions when doing so rather than having to scroll. the issue is these keys dont move a full page height, they are slightly too small. thus the pages quickly become misaligned requiring scrolling to rectify. a very minor but very annoying problem that i assume has a simple fix but i cant figure it out. help with this would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Mr X 5 days ago

Last reply by tanyk 1 day ago

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Download files

For ‘few a few weeks now the option to choose where to save files has failed, even with the latest 101.0.1 (64-bit) on windows 11 Home. Any ideas? This evening I changed … (read more)

For ‘few a few weeks now the option to choose where to save files has failed, even with the latest 101.0.1 (64-bit) on windows 11 Home. Any ideas?

This evening I changed the default location to my data area, so at least it will hopefully defaulting to ms 'downloads' folder.

OS Name Microsoft Windows 11 Home Version 10.0.22000 Build 22000

Asked by Ian Holden 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 12 hours ago