Windows 10 NOT Windows 8

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to… (read more)

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to change to Windows 10, Windows 10 isn't an option. I changed my OS to 10 in your box below. Why? I don't understand this.

Asked by Rhonda 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 minutes ago

Firefox deleted all my data

Hi, So Firefox automatically downloaded an update a few days ago and it did not warn me it would do this. It didn't say anything about fixing anything. Suddenly all my … (read more)

Hi,

 So Firefox automatically downloaded an update a few days ago and it did not warn me it would do this. It didn't say anything about fixing anything. Suddenly all my data is gone; all bookmarks, history, accounts, ect. 

I restarted my pc ,and everything came back that day (2 dys ago) However, I JUST closed the browser and reopened it, and everything is gone again! I don't know what is going on, but it's been very frustrating. 

Steps I have already tried per this forum-

I have restarted my PC, I have shut down and started up my PC. 

I have checked for multiple accounts and profiles (looks like there's now 3 brand new ones all created today with no history) I tried to log into a firefox account in case I had one, I didn't, so now I have a new account. I have checked my desktop and searched every file for anything remotely related to a file called "old firefox data". There isn't one. I have opened the folder where profiles are kept on my PC and found one that has files on it that date back to 2019, before the update, although I am not sure what to do with them, on the surface it doesn't look like there is anything with old data on it.

So if anyone has any ideas or knows where I can go with those profile files on my PC next I would appreciate it since the forums all seem to just ask people if they are there and to come back for additional help if they found anything.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Danny 16 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 minutes ago

Unable to record my video on Flipgrid

Hi, I am unable to record or upload my videos on Flipgrid since the past 3 days. Was working when I last used it on 20th January at 10am. Please resolve the issue. I get … (read more)

Hi, I am unable to record or upload my videos on Flipgrid since the past 3 days. Was working when I last used it on 20th January at 10am. Please resolve the issue. I get the message that something went wrong, asking me to refresh the browser and try again. I get the same reply everytime. Also the video sign on the weblink turns red. Its affecting my academic grades. Please help! Thanks

Asked by shilpa.dr.raju 1 hour ago

Last reply by Dropa 21 minutes ago

Backup

Hi. Today I reinstalled the system on my computer. I redownloaded Mozilla and wanted to log in to restore my bookmarks. I forgot my password. I used the button that I … (read more)

Hi. Today I reinstalled the system on my computer. I redownloaded Mozilla and wanted to log in to restore my bookmarks. I forgot my password. I used the button that I forgot my password. I used my email and activation link for a new password. After logging back into Mozilla, my bookmarks are gone. Nothing like creating a new account. It is very important for me to recover my data.

Robert Jablonski mail:[email address]

Asked by robert_jablonski 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 27 minutes ago

Broken sites

When I open facebook (starting 20 Jan 2023) fb will only open the first two posts then stop loading. I cannot access any other tab within, market place, reels, stories, e… (read more)

When I open facebook (starting 20 Jan 2023) fb will only open the first two posts then stop loading. I cannot access any other tab within, market place, reels, stories, etc. Other sites do this as well Amazon, e-bay. I have run anti-virus, and system checks but found no issues. Solutions?...

Asked by amortolovan 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 31 minutes ago

Certificate update error on some URL when searching

As i am using your broswer since 2018 but this time when i try to open my site https://inshotapps.com/ or any other link it sometimes open sometimes it update your certif… (read more)

As i am using your broswer since 2018 but this time when i try to open my site https://inshotapps.com/ or any other link it sometimes open sometimes it update your certificate sometime its showing not secure i clear cache and security on firefox browser but still the error is the same can you help me? How can I solve this problem I thank you for this kind help. If you help me to resolve then Okay otherwise i will go for another

Asked by inshotproapk0 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 56 minutes ago

Control view and download links separately

Some sites offer separate links for viewing and downloading. (I'm specifically interested in PDF files, but I think this question is more general.) I'm not sure how this… (read more)

Some sites offer separate links for viewing and downloading. (I'm specifically interested in PDF files, but I think this question is more general.) I'm not sure how this distinction is communicated to Firefox—I'm guessing in the MIME type? But regardless of the mechanism, Firefox does not seem to offer any obvious settings that distinguish between the two cases. Are there ways to distinguish in less obvious places, such as about:config?

As a specific example: currently on a certain site when I click "View" the PDF is displayed in Firefox, and when I click "Download" the PDF is both placed in my Downloads folder and displayed in Firefox. I would prefer that the "Download" link only cause the download, and not cause the display. How can I change this without breaking the "View" links?

Asked by James6M 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 hours ago

How to restore bookmarks and saved passwords?

Hello, I purchased a new laptop and installed new OS. I logged in with my account in firefox for my saved bookmarks and password but not a single one is showing. Also, i … (read more)

Hello,

I purchased a new laptop and installed new OS. I logged in with my account in firefox for my saved bookmarks and password but not a single one is showing.

Also, i took backup of all my previous C: drive files to my HDD. Is there a way i can restore the data from Firfox folder?

Asked by syedalihaiderzaidi1 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 hours ago

I previously could open Firefox browser on my win 10 desktop, then minimize and open a second firefox browser window, but now I cannot get second Firefox window to open and display ??

I have previously been able to open a Firefox broswer screen on my Win 1O desktop PC, then I could select Firefox logo and open a second Firefox browser screen, NOW, THIS… (read more)

I have previously been able to open a Firefox broswer screen on my Win 1O desktop PC, then I could select Firefox logo and open a second Firefox browser screen, NOW, THIS WILL NOT WORK. WHY, HOW CAN I CORRECT THIS ISSUE.

Jerryd proudfox13@gmail.com

Asked by proudfox13 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 hours ago

? opened site/s bar

is it possible to make this opened site/s bar smaller,less wilde ,see my screenshot, this one by : nieuw tabblad like using fonts in about:config. the internet bar i … (read more)

is it possible to make this opened site/s bar smaller,less wilde ,see my screenshot, this one by : nieuw tabblad like using fonts in about:config. the internet bar i find ok.

Asked by s.a.dzwonek 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 hours ago

Firefox and Linux

On Linux platform: While using Firefox browser I have message of '500 error' when I try to login to my account to sync. It doesn't even get me to accounts.firefox.com. On… (read more)

On Linux platform: While using Firefox browser I have message of '500 error' when I try to login to my account to sync. It doesn't even get me to accounts.firefox.com.

On Reddit and twitter there are more and more reports of this issues.l on Linux.

Any help or advice...?

Asked by damir.horvatovic 1 week ago

Last reply by Cbhihe 5 days ago

can't sync 2nd laptop to firefox

I have a 2nd laptop that I need to sync for my passwords and bookmarks, everytime I try to sync it says incorrect password, when I know it's correct. then locks me out a… (read more)

I have a 2nd laptop that I need to sync for my passwords and bookmarks, everytime I try to sync it says incorrect password, when I know it's correct. then locks me out after a few attempts but it works fine on the main laptop! Please, I need help! thank you

Asked by Girls With Guitars 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

Firefox updated to 109 and cannot change the homepage to a url

Cannot change home page to a url. ALL attempts result in Firefox ridiculoucly tyring to save a file called, "UpdateBrowser.rar" After refresh to default, and home page … (read more)

Cannot change home page to a url. ALL attempts result in Firefox ridiculoucly tyring to save a file called, "UpdateBrowser.rar"

After refresh to default, and home page is default Firefox. Home page opens to the defuult. Home page icon links to default. HOWEVER, it's iike the browser remembers the url that was attempted to be the home page, and the same ridiculous "UpdateBRowser.rar" keeps happening when that url is entered to go to! WTF is going on?

Asked by Mr. Y 15 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 7 hours ago

Account Owner Change

Hi, The primary e-mail on my account has been hacked for over a decade. I just did a fresh install in Windows not realizing I wouldn't be able to sign in to my Firefox ac… (read more)

Hi,

The primary e-mail on my account has been hacked for over a decade. I just did a fresh install in Windows not realizing I wouldn't be able to sign in to my Firefox account using my current e-mail because apparently my current e-mail is "not the primary account holder e-mail". Now I imagine I would have added it as a backup e-mail for the case of if I couldn't access my primary e-mail (which as I've said I haven't been able to do since approximately 2011 or so) but there isn't even an option to send the confirmation to the backup e-mail in that case. I'm really tired of going through this on every website I signed up on prior to our e-mails getting hacked. Is there a way we can just change the owner to the other e-mail so I can get back into my account please?

Asked by ease217 11 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 11 hours ago

STOP saving images as WebP

Please add an option to disable saving images as webP. This is useless. If this is not going to get addressed in the next update I will, among many others uninstall Firef… (read more)

Please add an option to disable saving images as webP. This is useless. If this is not going to get addressed in the next update I will, among many others uninstall Firefox and use a different browser.

WebP is a garbage format. Maybe it's not, maybe it's great, but it still is not widely supported yet. So pull your heads out of your *** and fix this sh**.

Thanks

Asked by andrew.cra2019 13 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 12 hours ago

Wells Fargo sign on not working - 109.0

Prior to the most recent Firefox update (109.0), I was able to sign on to my account on the Wells Fargo website. https://www.wellsfargo.com/ Now after updating, Firefox… (read more)

Prior to the most recent Firefox update (109.0), I was able to sign on to my account on the Wells Fargo website. https://www.wellsfargo.com/ Now after updating, Firefox is not allowing a sign on. Other browsers work fine.

Asked by backdrft76 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 15 hours ago

User profile is "missing" but I can see 16 of them in the Profiles folder

After I restarted my laptop (Mac OS 10.15.7, Firefox 109), Firefox suddenly refused to open, saying, "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccess… (read more)

After I restarted my laptop (Mac OS 10.15.7, Firefox 109), Firefox suddenly refused to open, saying, "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible."

I read the "How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible" page. It implied that I had moved or deleted profiles--I had not. I hadn't even been aware that Firefox had profiles.

I followed the instructions and found my Firefox profiles folder, and was confused to find 15 separate folders in it. I was unclear whether they were profiles or something else. They have names like "2sb6poj9.default" or "gya9gghh.default-release". Most of them contain something called "times.json" but one of them has a whole bunch of stuff in there, so maybe it's the real profile?

I also followed some other instructions and was able to bring up what another website called the old Firefox Profile Manager. The space where it should be showing profiles was, unsurprisingly, empty. I tried creating a new profile and it let me but then told me it hadn't saved it, and the space remained blank. However, I went back to the actual profiles folder to check out of curiosity, and the new profile was there. So creating new profiles is clearly not the answer, because it will just refuse to recognize them too.

I also tried opening Firefox in troubleshooting mode by holding down option and clicking the icon--it didn't work. However, I just checked the Profiles folder after another attempt and even making this attempt seems to create a new folder! Is that normal?

I have no idea what to do at this point.

Asked by ksiusia 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago