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Which files I need to recover my password?

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case: I use `firefox-sync` to manage all m… (read more)

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case:

I use `firefox-sync` to manage all my logins information and firefox-sync's password is the unique password I save manually.

Currently I has problems with my O.S and I decided reinstall it. But also I have 2FA enable for mostly of my accounts, and firefox-sync is not the exception, and firefox-sync's 2FA is based on my gmail, so when I tried get logged on firefox-sync, firefox asks me for my verification code, but my verification code is in my gmail, and my gmail's password is in firefox-sync.

So I lost access to all my accounts, I lose my gmail, github, gitlab, stackoverflow, discord, etc etc... :'(

From the gmail side, I tried all that gmail let me try but unsuccessfully.

So, the only possibility that I see, is recover the information of the formatted partition and rebuild the previous state of Firefox. I mean:

Reading about firefox loggins, and taking a look to firefox's workdir (`$HOME/.mozilla`), I see firefox saves login's info in a json file located in `$HOME/.mozilla/$profile$/logins.json`.

So the basic idea is with a data recovery tool, try recover `.mozilla`s directory and replace it over the current environment so when I start firefox can get access to my login's info. But I'm not sure how much it is possible to recover the whole directory, and if is not posible, my question is:

What files next to `logins.json` should be my recovery targets to replace inside the `.mozilla` folder in order to reconstruct my accounts login information?

Asked by 04l3xxxx 23 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

Firefox Freezes when I copy links

Over the past few weeks, any time I copy a link, whether it's an email address or a URL, from within any page while using Firefox, FF will freeze? Pause? not respond.. fo… (read more)

Over the past few weeks, any time I copy a link, whether it's an email address or a URL, from within any page while using Firefox, FF will freeze? Pause? not respond.. for 5 - 15 seconds. I've not done a reset yet.. Windows 11, 16GB RAM, 2GB Video, religiously updated and maintained laptop

Asked by BRAM SCOLNICK 1 month ago

Last reply by gguess1337 1 day ago

Firefox 52ESR and old version of java runtime

Hello. I am in need to open www site of Swegon AHU unit which is built on java. I have two installed java versions, 1.8 (one of latest of this branch) and 1.6. Problem is… (read more)

Hello. I am in need to open www site of Swegon AHU unit which is built on java. I have two installed java versions, 1.8 (one of latest of this branch) and 1.6. Problem is the AHU site is not working with anything newer than 1.6. I can't find proper solution for opening site with version 1.6 without much issues or much asking from browser. I need version 1.8 of java for daily use, and 1.6 is only for mentioned device. I tried to disable java 1.8 in java control panel but it doesn't seem to have any influence. I try to open site in Firefox 52ESR because for my knowledge is it one of latest browser which supported java. The problem is, Firefox each time is asking me what version to select for each class which must be loaded, and these classes are many for one page. It makes working with AHU a pain in azz. Everything because java is out-of-date. I know it is, but I don't have any option - these devices are not mine, and I can't upgrade firmware on myself, and can't force customer to do this. And I don't even know if there is any upgrade for them. I looked in internet but didn't find anything suitable for my case. Is there anything I can do with java or firefox 52ESR settings to make this site works flawless? I set applet in Firefox to not asking when activate java, but it still nagging me with questions and requires confirmations. I can't bypass it. I tried to use Internet Explorer 11 but there it is even worse, because out-of-date java is not allowed to run, no matter what settings i made in application. Please help.

Asked by zygdresze1 3 days ago

Last reply by zygdresze1 2 days ago

Infected profile

Every time I open FF bitdefender alerts to using this Condom to protect me. I do a complete system scan with various programs and nothing is found. Something is amok with… (read more)

Every time I open FF bitdefender alerts to using this Condom to protect me. I do a complete system scan with various programs and nothing is found. Something is amok with either FF or Bitdefender. Who has the answer?

The file C:\Users\rapal\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\83asnv9o.default-release-1656238612941\cache2\entries\25BB8E4AEF07AA842B8C1FB849CFC47C9350A7EC has been detected as infected. Bitdefender deleted this item, your device is safe.

The file C:\Users\rapal\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\83asnv9o.default-release-1656238612941\cache2\entries\81C7AA7E22A4F2EA945F9EB30BF509393D18F6C8=>(REMOVED_NULLS)=>(INFECTED_JS) is infected with JS:Trojan.Cryxos.9571 and was moved to quarantine. It is recommended that you run a System Scan to make sure your system is clean.

Thank you, Poor White Boy

Asked by Poor White Boy 3 days ago

Last reply by Poor White Boy 2 days ago

Firefox causes my news feed on facebook to scroll by its self

When I scroll to the bottom of my news feed on Facebook, the page scrolls by it's self, I'm NOT touching anything and the page scrolls up and down. been that way for a mo… (read more)

When I scroll to the bottom of my news feed on Facebook, the page scrolls by it's self, I'm NOT touching anything and the page scrolls up and down. been that way for a month now 8-16-22

Asked by crapjunkmail 1 month ago

Last reply by crapjunkmail 2 days ago

Fire fox flickers

When I go and open any website, a minute later Firefox flickers, it's been doing that for a month now. and I always get this too, a separate issue " This site is slowing … (read more)

When I go and open any website, a minute later Firefox flickers, it's been doing that for a month now. and I always get this too, a separate issue " This site is slowing down Firefox" yet it never says what site, and when Firefox is the only site open, it still does it.

Asked by crapjunkmail 1 month ago

Last reply by crapjunkmail 2 days ago

Firefox doesn't work normally at lastest version in some website.

No, it is not problem about updating. i re-installed windows and firefox over 10 times, and 103 version with my laptop works great. but same version and same site with my… (read more)

No, it is not problem about updating. i re-installed windows and firefox over 10 times, and 103 version with my laptop works great. but same version and same site with my desktop doesn't work.

but when i installed 99 version on my desktop and finally i found that it works fine!

however i know the dangerous about using outdated browser... any idea...?

Asked by gpangmin 1 month ago

Last reply by gpangmin 3 days ago

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Firefox still saves files that I only want to open

Since version 98, Firefox still saves files in the designated Downloads folder, even if I just want to open them. This new behavior keeps cluttering up the Downloads fold… (read more)

Since version 98, Firefox still saves files in the designated Downloads folder, even if I just want to open them. This new behavior keeps cluttering up the Downloads folder with unnecessary garbage. What I want to have in there is what I choose to download myself, not some temporary files. That's what the Temp folder is for.

The problem https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370409 is marked as closed, unfortunately with no fix. Will anyone be addressing this yet, or do users have to get used to it?

I, after a few months, chose to switch back to version 97.0.2 I will no longer accept updates regardless of new security patches. Unfortunately.

Asked by sepie761 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

update....

Hello, Today i misclicked on the install update button of my firefox witch cost me a lot of time ( I realy hate change) to undo Is there a way to prevent firefox to do an… (read more)

Hello,

Today i misclicked on the install update button of my firefox witch cost me a lot of time ( I realy hate change) to undo Is there a way to prevent firefox to do any update (no background install, no asking, nothing just as if new version ever exist )? I m currently on the version 103


best regards

Asked by Orsha 1 week ago

firefox mouse hover effects delayed

Hello, After installing Firefox (103.0.2) on a clean install of Manjaro (21.3.7) Gnome (42.4), I started noticing that mouse hover effects such as highlighted tabs, UI of… (read more)

Hello,

After installing Firefox (103.0.2) on a clean install of Manjaro (21.3.7) Gnome (42.4), I started noticing that mouse hover effects such as highlighted tabs, UI of a video-player appearing etc. are delayed after my PC exits hibernation (I am not sure if that is the only cause and if that really IS the cause). Weirdly enough the select menu I used to answer the "Which topic best describes your question?" question to create this post experiences no delay in highlighting the hovered element. Relaunching Firefox fixes this issue temporarily.

To be clear this is no performance issue since everything except mouse hover related interactions are fluid.

Thanks for helping out

Asked by Nydragon 1 week ago

Can't add or remove bookmarks after importing

So I re-imported my bookmarks after losing them with the double profiles issue (which didn't fix my partial page loading problem permanently so if you know about that it … (read more)

So I re-imported my bookmarks after losing them with the double profiles issue (which didn't fix my partial page loading problem permanently so if you know about that it would be helpful) but now I can't remove old ones or add new ones. I've tried deleting them with the right-click menu and using the star by the address for both adding and deleting. They open just fine but that's all.

Asked by americankaz 2 weeks ago

Last reply by americankaz 2 weeks ago

Windows 11 taskbar is showing all open tabs vs. open windows

Under Windows 10, the Windows taskbar showed Firefox open windows. After migrating to Windows 11, the Windows taskbar shows all tabs opened, without grouping them by wind… (read more)

Under Windows 10, the Windows taskbar showed Firefox open windows. After migrating to Windows 11, the Windows taskbar shows all tabs opened, without grouping them by window.

I read this post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1222298

but the suggested fix isn't shown in about:preferences

Is this a Windows 11 thing, or am I missing a Firefox solution?

Asked by Nick 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Nick 2 weeks ago

Tab closes when file downloaded

When I download a file from a Yahoo email the tab with Yahoo closes. I can reopen the tab by going to History, Recently closed tabs, but I would prefer for the Yahoo tab… (read more)

When I download a file from a Yahoo email the tab with Yahoo closes. I can reopen the tab by going to History, Recently closed tabs, but I would prefer for the Yahoo tab to remain open.

Asked by rctiffany 2 weeks ago

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Containers keyboard shortcut doesn't work

I've been using multi-account containers for a long time. I've always used 'ctrl + shift + # of container' to open new tabs in a specific container. Recently, that featur… (read more)

I've been using multi-account containers for a long time. I've always used 'ctrl + shift + # of container' to open new tabs in a specific container. Recently, that feature has stopped working - but only for some containers? I can still open containers 1 and 2 using that shortcut, but my other containers just don't respond.

I've tried deleting the unresponsive containers and creating new ones, but that doesn't fix the problem. They work great otherwise - I can still open them with my mouse. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by captainblue 2 weeks ago

Answered by captainblue 2 weeks ago

Can NOT download .zip archives from usual spot on my iMac, I CAN download the images

I frequent Creative Fabrica a lot, I have had a subscription there for well over a year and never had any problem downloading anything, never had so much as a warning abo… (read more)

I frequent Creative Fabrica a lot, I have had a subscription there for well over a year and never had any problem downloading anything, never had so much as a warning about the website. This website is larger than Creative Market. I purchased the ability to download in a subscription there, my payments are all made on time.

Even then, I am trying to download free "daily gifts" (fonts & graphics), and this is the first time I have tried on my iMac, but FireFox does nothing, and I cannot download the .zip archive, even though I can download the image files.

I have been downloading from elsewhere across the internet just fine. I usually use FireFox because I like it better than Safari (and a lot more than Chrome or Chrome Edge), until this issue.

So, what's the deal?

I heard about restarting in safe mode, but have no idea how, I always have such an issue getting FireFox to restart for updates, already (and why doesn't it offer the button to do just that?).

Asked by Doug 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

scanning a document

I need to scan a document and attach it to an email. It has been years since I did this and don't remember how to do it now. Need help to scan on my printer so that I ca… (read more)

I need to scan a document and attach it to an email. It has been years since I did this and don't remember how to do it now. Need help to scan on my printer so that I can attach from my scans file.

Asked by buddyh 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

Audio is not working properly

Hello, First to clarify, this is a Firefox issue, because every other browser does not have the same issue. I've tried audios from different websites such as spotify, twi… (read more)

Hello,

First to clarify, this is a Firefox issue, because every other browser does not have the same issue.

I've tried audios from different websites such as spotify, twitch, instagram, youtube, facebook, netflix, amazon prime.... And the audio are failling, There is audio in the video but it is like when your internet is pretty bad and the audio is not working properly.

I've tried removing all addons, clearing the entire cache and cookier - re-installing firefox. none of the above worked.

Asked by nicholasreinold 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

access to my banking

I cannot access the bill pay in my bank account. Why can't I access Bill Pay? How do I unblock without allowing access to unwanted ...? This is the message that posts: … (read more)

I cannot access the bill pay in my bank account.

Why can't I access Bill Pay? How do I unblock without allowing access to unwanted ...?

This is the message that posts:

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Asked by bj.myer 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago