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toolbar

I downloaded Firefox yesterday and have your toolbar but I cannot read it as it's all in the color gray. How can I get back to Yahoo toolbar so I can see what I'm clickin… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox yesterday and have your toolbar but I cannot read it as it's all in the color gray. How can I get back to Yahoo toolbar so I can see what I'm clicking on at the toolbar location?

Asked by maryfo 2 weeks ago

Answered by Archit 2 weeks ago

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Firefox disappears from my Mac after I restart it

I just downloaded and installed firefox on my new Mac Air (several times) but it disappears from the system when I restart the Mac and I have to download it again. What … (read more)

I just downloaded and installed firefox on my new Mac Air (several times) but it disappears from the system when I restart the Mac and I have to download it again. What am I doing wrong.

Asked by jim251 2 weeks ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 weeks ago

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Failed error for download

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1325510] In the latest version of Linux, when downloading any file, it's returning the failed download error !!! By… (read more)

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In the latest version of Linux, when downloading any file, it's returning the failed download error !!! By the way it is true and the problem is not connected, but still returns failed download error?

Asked by alexwilliamsa159 2 weeks ago

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How to Undo Firefox Refresh

So recently my Firefox crashed (as it does sometimes when I sort my bookmarks) and I accidentally clicked refresh Firefox, thinking that it would just refresh everything … (read more)

So recently my Firefox crashed (as it does sometimes when I sort my bookmarks) and I accidentally clicked refresh Firefox, thinking that it would just refresh everything like a restart does. Instead, it deleted everything - my logins, my cookies, my extensions - and I don't know how to get it back. I tried looking online for the answers, but none of the solutions I found worked (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1195682 was the closest one that had some semblance of sanity) and the closest I figured was that I needed to either create a new profile with different settings I could import from my Old Firefox Data or put the Old Firefox Data in the Profiles folder which doesn't seem to be working, as there are always two other folders within. I tried creating new profiles with the Old Firefox Data as the basis, yet it doesn't work. In addition, I like my old profile and don't exactly want to switch, although if that is the cost of retrieving my data, I will take it. Any solutions please? I rely on my computer quite often, and I don't want to be handicapped for a while. My computer is also the recent updated Mac version, if that helps.

Asked by amylastlast123 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (read more)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal 8 months ago

Answered by trevorawestphal 8 months ago

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How to remove and reinstal Firefox later on

bonsoir I need to send my PC to the vendor (FNAC) for reparation. I want to clean my confidential files before sending it. Concerning firefox : how to desinstal it from m… (read more)

bonsoir

I need to send my PC to the vendor (FNAC) for reparation. I want to clean my confidential files before sending it. Concerning firefox : how to desinstal it from my PC only, and reinstall it after repair with all the previous parameters and setting already installed ( list of passwords, ...)

said differently, I don't want to cancel it definitly because I use it on another computer and I want to recover it after my PC repair.

If you can help me I will really appreciate

Richard

Asked by auri.mac 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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bangla words reading problem

duplicate of /questions/1324409 thread. dear firefox community, I am trying to read Bengali newspapers on their website but i am not able to read the Bengali font correct… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1324409 thread.

dear firefox community, I am trying to read Bengali newspapers on their website but i am not able to read the Bengali font correctly from BBC NEWS BANGLA website. It is showing incorrect or wrong bangla. It is horrible experience. Need solution.

Chrome browser has no such problem, then why in firefox. Please someone solve out the issue or give me solution as early as possible.

                                                                                                                             as a regular user of firefox   
                                                                                                                                                nahid

website address : https://www.bbc.com/bengali/news-55812403

Asked by mnahid95 3 weeks ago

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bangla words reading problem

duplicate of /questions/1324409 thread. dear firefox community, I am trying to read Bengali newspapers on their website but i am not able to read the Bengali font correct… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1324409 thread.

dear firefox community, I am trying to read Bengali newspapers on their website but i am not able to read the Bengali font correctly from BBC NEWS BANGLA website. It is showing incorrect or wrong bangla. It is horrible experience. Need solution.

Chrome browser has no such problem, then why in firefox. Please someone solve out the issue or give me solution as early as possible.

                                                                                                                             as a regular user of firefox   
                                                                                                                                                nahid

website address : https://www.bbc.com/bengali/news-55812403

Asked by mnahid95 3 weeks ago

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updates

We love Firefox except for: • The automatic updates. We’ve turned this off in options, but updates still take place without our approval and they really screw up our pa… (read more)

We love Firefox except for: • The automatic updates. We’ve turned this off in options, but updates still take place without our approval and they really screw up our pages. What do we have to do to prevent this from happening? • What if we do NOT want Firefox to be our default browser?

Asked by fleeming 3 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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I want pre version 85 Firefox. How do I find it and download it???

Let me access and download the version of Firefox I had - which worked beautifully! - before I fell for your markeitng crapola this afteroon and download verison 85. It … (read more)

Let me access and download the version of Firefox I had - which worked beautifully! - before I fell for your markeitng crapola this afteroon and download verison 85. It doesn't work AT ALL!!!! Right now - It's completely NOT RESPONDING. It's junk. I want the old version back. PLEASE.

Asked by irishblueeyes1591 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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Automatic download on 26th January

Since the automatic download on 26th January I have no Windows 10. I cannot access it. I have no screensave picture or icons on the bottom toolbar. I cannot use the Windo… (read more)

Since the automatic download on 26th January I have no Windows 10. I cannot access it. I have no screensave picture or icons on the bottom toolbar. I cannot use the Windows Start button, so I cannot go to Settings or any other feature. The download has removed Windows completely. Help!!!! Please!!!!

Asked by rosaliegibbs06 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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lost all saved passwords

At mozillas suggestion I downloaded the new thing from firefox to speed up . The down load totally erased all my passwords. I posted this question before. Now I'm asking … (read more)

At mozillas suggestion I downloaded the new thing from firefox to speed up . The down load totally erased all my passwords. I posted this question before. Now I'm asking again. Please help I am dead in the water.

Asked by JDR 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Two drives (C) - (D) one FF version. Want to remove version on (C)

Dear All I switched over to latest version Firefox, installed it on other, parallel drive (D). However, older version FF -still on (C)- updated itself. (Left it there be… (read more)

Dear All I switched over to latest version Firefox, installed it on other, parallel drive (D). However, older version FF -still on (C)- updated itself. (Left it there because I wanted access to some data while changing - bad idea, obviously!) Now there's a (new) version on either drives. Can I remove (C) version? C-disk is rather small, therefore idea came of swapping it to (D) And HOW do I remove it from (C)? Many thanks for any idea All (MY real name)

Asked by Dutch Eagle 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Empty history menu, address bar still populated and visit counts still exist

After migration my user directory to a different partition, I've lost all the items in my history menu and my places.sqlite file is no longer updating. However I can see … (read more)

After migration my user directory to a different partition, I've lost all the items in my history menu and my places.sqlite file is no longer updating. However I can see in my address bar that all my regular suggestions and recommendations are still there, still auto-completing as they did before and when I visit a site, its visit count is properly bloated. I'm not sure if this is due to account sync but I've disconnected it now. How can I reconcile my files and repopulate my history menu so I can properly search it?

Asked by neijyry 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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How can I change my update channel?

I was using the beta update channel, but with the recent release, I downloaded and installed 85.0 instead of upgrading to the 86 beta. This seems to have worked fine, but… (read more)

I was using the beta update channel, but with the recent release, I downloaded and installed 85.0 instead of upgrading to the 86 beta. This seems to have worked fine, but About Firefox is still showing me as being on the beta update channel and asking me to upgrade to the 86 beta. How can I get on the release update channel so I can turn on automatic updates again?

Asked by dbuchfuhrer 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Profile Manager doesn't appear when a profile is already open

I use multiple Firefox profiles. Normally, Profile Manager always appears at launch. But lately, if I launch Firefox while a profile is already open, it just opens a new … (read more)

I use multiple Firefox profiles. Normally, Profile Manager always appears at launch.

But lately, if I launch Firefox while a profile is already open, it just opens a new window in the current profile. The only way I can get Profile Manager is by typing firefox.exe --profilemanager.

For the record, I don't have this option enabled: Use the selected profile without asking at startup.

Asked by MartyJames 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Transferring bookmarks to a new computer

I've had this happen twice now. Getting a new PC and wanting to transfer my bookmarks from old to new. I have had bookmarks on the old computer arranged in order of prior… (read more)

I've had this happen twice now. Getting a new PC and wanting to transfer my bookmarks from old to new. I have had bookmarks on the old computer arranged in order of priority from left to right on my bookmarks bar. Did the export to create a HTML file and saved it so that I could import to new Firefox browser on new computer. So far so good. However, when setting up new browser and importing my bookmarks from the HTML file, it just creates a single folder on the new browser's bookmarks bar, instead of spreading my bookmarks out on the new bookmarks bar as it should. The bookmarks in the imported folder are still in the order I want, but to get them as individual items on the bookmarks bar, it seems I'd have to drag and drop them one by one to the new bookmarks bar. Solution please?

Asked by IainSimo 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago