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Firefox 88.0 Constantly keeps re-installing itself

Every time I start Firefox, it tells me it is installing updates and will restart shortly. Why is this happening to version 88.0, which is supposed to be the latest versi… (read more)

Every time I start Firefox, it tells me it is installing updates and will restart shortly. Why is this happening to version 88.0, which is supposed to be the latest version. It is an endless cycle.

I also use Ninite to maintain application updates. It tells me Firefox is running (although is definitely NOT) and refuses to update it.

Bill

Asked by Bill 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Transfer of old profile to a new pc

Installed Firefox on new pc. How can I transfer settings and add-ons from Firefox on the old pc? Can I just copy the old profile, delete the profile on the new Firefox an… (read more)

Installed Firefox on new pc. How can I transfer settings and add-ons from Firefox on the old pc? Can I just copy the old profile, delete the profile on the new Firefox and paste the old one instead?

Asked by Firefox Helge Exp 3 days ago

Answered by user3798562 3 days ago

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Firefox won't load

Hello, my Firefox won't load at all. I've tried to reinstall but it still didn't work. I've also tried to access the profile manager but it wouldn't load either. Any thou… (read more)

Hello, my Firefox won't load at all. I've tried to reinstall but it still didn't work. I've also tried to access the profile manager but it wouldn't load either. Any thoughts?

Asked by Nagatzki 5 days ago

Answered by Nagatzki 4 days ago

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The ability to "Save As" when downloading from a web page

I really miss the ability to have a "Save As" choice when i download pdf's or pictures from the web I'm always on the latest version of Firefox but only gets 'Open', Open… (read more)

I really miss the ability to have a "Save As" choice when i download pdf's or pictures from the web I'm always on the latest version of Firefox but only gets 'Open', Open with' and 'Save'...

Often the downloaded files gets lost in the wrong folder or hide itself with a crazy name that 'the web page' has given it.

AS both Google Chrome and Windows Edge offers that possibility and has for long, please include that feature in the next update...??

Thank You

Niels

Asked by Niels Erik Mogensen-Larsen 1 week ago

Answered by Niels Erik Mogensen-Larsen 6 days ago

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FDM Right-Click

Hello. Had installed Mozilla awhile back, then uninstalled it but could not remember why. After re-installing, the issue has come back and think it best to ask. I use Fre… (read more)

Hello. Had installed Mozilla awhile back, then uninstalled it but could not remember why. After re-installing, the issue has come back and think it best to ask. I use Free Download Manager and the add-on is active and downloads OK. Problem comes when handling streaming videos. When an object I intend to download has a download button, FDM automatically picks and handles the download; however, when I right-click a streaming video and "Save Video As", Mozilla does not pick the download via FDM but switches to the traditional download method. Interestingly, same scenario in Chrome and Edge, the "save video as" via FDM works picks perfectly. Please help. Thanks

Asked by jnw.net 2 weeks ago

Answered by jnw.net 6 days ago

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How do I use the browser - seems not to do anything when I click on the icon?

When I click onto the Mozilla icon, nothing happens - I used to be able to select things to browse. It hasn't been that way for a while. Why should I not think… (read more)

When I click onto the Mozilla icon, nothing happens - I used to be able to select things to browse. It hasn't been that way for a while. Why should I not think that Mozilla is useless and irrelevant?

Asked by John D. Winston 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Hidden ghost version of Firefox?

Hello, The sites of my bank and from the town administration made notes that my Firefox browser was old and should be updated. I downloaded from the Mozzilla site the new… (read more)

Hello,

The sites of my bank and from the town administration made notes that my Firefox browser was old and should be updated. I downloaded from the Mozzilla site the new Firefox for Windows 10, uninstalled Firefox and installed the new one. Then again these sites noted that my browser was old. Again I uninstalled Firefox completely and then I found out that ALL the files were not deleted but some kind of hidden. In Windows Verkenner there were no files to be found but my firewall found them all, but they had no size, no date, no digital signature at all.

Then I deceded to do a test. In the firewall I switched all the rights of the "deleted" files into "forbidden access". Then again made a new installation with the new installation file. It proceded as normal. But then it apeared that again the same old version of Firefox was present again.

My question is: what is happening here.

Best wishes and thank you, Han Benes

Asked by hanbenes 1 month ago

Answered by hanbenes 1 week ago

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Unable to download attachments from the website ensap.gouv.fr

I am unable to download attachments from the French government website ensap.gouv.fr. With Microsoft Edge, it works perfectly. Do you know a solution for Firefox? … (read more)

I am unable to download attachments from the French government website ensap.gouv.fr. With Microsoft Edge, it works perfectly. Do you know a solution for Firefox?

Asked by Georges Langlois 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firfox 88 version updates. my saved password an URL is missing or cleaned.

Hi Team, As per 88 version update for web browser. I am facing my developement website creashing problem. I have fixed this issue with help of about:service in search bar… (read more)

Hi Team, As per 88 version update for web browser. I am facing my developement website creashing problem. I have fixed this issue with help of about:service in search bar.

But as per suggestion i am refresh Firefox. Everything saved URL password is missing from my browser. So please suggest or resolved my problem ASAP

Note: Before updation i am not looged in as user account in my Firefox.

Asked by sudarshan.jadhav 1 week ago

Answered by sudarshan.jadhav 1 week ago

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Screenshot dissapeared

In the last uptdate of Firefox I've lost the option to take screenshots. I've tryed what is epxlained in this thread but I could't get it back. https://support.mozilla.or… (read more)

In the last uptdate of Firefox I've lost the option to take screenshots. I've tryed what is epxlained in this thread but I could't get it back. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1275120

I went to Application basics and it's listed

Firefox Screenshots 39.0.0 screenshots@mozilla.org

Any idea on how to fix it?

Thanks!! I use this feature a lot in this videoconferencing times!

Asked by alvaro8 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Can I have 32 and 64 bit versions at the same time

Hi, I am an experienced firefox user for more than 2-3 years. But i recently need NPAPI plugins to do certain works. I learned that i need 32 bit to do that. I already ha… (read more)

Hi, I am an experienced firefox user for more than 2-3 years. But i recently need NPAPI plugins to do certain works. I learned that i need 32 bit to do that. I already have 64 bit. Now my question is can i have 32 and 64 bit at the same time? If i can't, then can i migrate my data from 64 bit to 32 without any data loss? i am free to give further info if needed. Thank You!

Asked by nazibalalam 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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How to disable automatic updates (in firefox 88) ?

Hi, I am an old-timer and one update per one or two years is enough. Are automatic updates at last disabled in firefox 88 ? I tried about:config but it is too much compli… (read more)

Hi,

I am an old-timer and one update per one or two years is enough. Are automatic updates at last disabled in firefox 88 ? I tried about:config but it is too much complicated, I am nearly retired.

Perhaps could you deliver forefix, the nice-to-have version of firefox that don't bother with updates.

Asked by tajz@eu 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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importing bookmarks

Hello, I've imported my bookmarks from Avast browser but they are now nested down another level. Is there an easy way to move them up a level? Thanks … (read more)

Hello,

I've imported my bookmarks from Avast browser but they are now nested down another level. Is there an easy way to move them up a level?

Thanks

Asked by ae 2 weeks ago

Answered by ae 2 weeks ago

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Bookmarks and Passwords from deleted profile

My CPU usage suddenly began topping out when I would launch a Firefox session. I followed advice on-line to remedy the problem and created a new profile then deleted the… (read more)

My CPU usage suddenly began topping out when I would launch a Firefox session. I followed advice on-line to remedy the problem and created a new profile then deleted the old profile. As described in the on-line process I was following, when deleting the profile the option came up: "delete files and profile" or "just delete profile". I selected "just delete profile". How can I link the files from the deleted profile to the new one? Also, deleting the profile didn't improve the excessive CPU usage. I'm not very technical.

Thanks for any guidance on either or both issues. RF

Asked by raymondfahey 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago