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Folder that my "profiles.ini" points to doesn't exist

My computer (Windows 11) crashed while I was using Firefox--for the first time that I've seen, it did a full disk check. When booting back up, I was unable to use Firefox… (read more)

My computer (Windows 11) crashed while I was using Firefox--for the first time that I've seen, it did a full disk check. When booting back up, I was unable to use Firefox, since it said that my profiles.ini file was lost/corrupted.

After renaming the old file, I went back to the folder. It was easy enough to reinstall the add-ons that I needed, but I'm trying to get my bookmarks back. However, I can't seem to find them--the "bookmarkbackups" folders that come up are too new, and only one (the current one) has a file in it.

Any help will be appreciated! I'm not sure what I can do.

Asked by John Reaves 1 day ago

Last reply by John Reaves 19 hours ago

MOZILLA BOOKMARKS

Hi, I factory restarted my computer and reinstalled Firefox. When I signed into my Firefox account, all my bookmarks showed up but none of my tabs were loaded. I figured… (read more)

Hi,

I factory restarted my computer and reinstalled Firefox. When I signed into my Firefox account, all my bookmarks showed up but none of my tabs were loaded. I figured out how to load my tabs up from my previous session but all my bookmarks then deleted. I tried to re-sync but none of the tabs showed up. When I try to restore my bookmarks from the manage bookmarks library, it does not appear. I do not have a backup file for my bookmarks.

Asked by yurissi 4 days ago

Last reply by yurissi 4 days ago

Autofil Address option not available in Firefox for Windows

Hello, i am following instructions from here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/automatically-fill-your-address-web-forms#w_turn-address-autofill-on-or-off but i d… (read more)

Hello,

i am following instructions from here:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/automatically-fill-your-address-web-forms#w_turn-address-autofill-on-or-off

but i don't see option to enable autofill on desktop. On mobile, autofill only shows USA ans Canada. Why Chrome allow me to use address autofill and Firefox not?

Asked by Vladimir Mirnyi 5 days ago

Last reply by Vladimir Mirnyi 4 days ago

gah. your tab just crashed.

hello tried a few things from help docs on line. nothing working. just keeps happening. tabs will say gah. your tab just crashed. works for a bit but once happens..… (read more)

hello tried a few things from help docs on line. nothing working. just keeps happening. tabs will say gah. your tab just crashed. works for a bit but once happens.... have to close whole firefox and open again. just started happening yesterday. I have used firefox for many many years never a problem. Something was not updated right. Please tell me how to fix this once and for all. if not I have to leave using firefox this is driving me crazy. terrible. Latest thing I tried was about:config - sandbox changed 2 items, 1 from true to false other from 6 to 0. as listed in this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SIGynLjrjk

nothing has worked. Please help. thank you.

steve [email address].

Asked by moonfam 1 day ago

Last reply by moonfam 1 day ago

Bookmarks disappeared and can't get them back

I reinstalled Windows because my Windows got basically completely corrupted, I tried to log in to Firefox after reinstalling and it won't retrieve the bookmarks I had unt… (read more)

I reinstalled Windows because my Windows got basically completely corrupted, I tried to log in to Firefox after reinstalling and it won't retrieve the bookmarks I had until 15 or 16 June, please help I can't get them back

Asked by benabouadam4 5 days ago

Last reply by benabouadam4 4 days ago

Firefox asks for password on startup after recent update

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be … (read more)

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be enabled.

I'd really rather it didn't do this, because my password manager is now always open and accessible. Previously, the master password request was only triggered when I came on a site that needed a password.

Anything I can do to fix this?

Thanks for any pointers!

Asked by A App 6 days ago

Last reply by A App 6 days ago

Screen changes color in address line

Corel asked me to do a screen shot of the issue: Attached When I look at the changed screen, There is an icon infront of the Web address line that looks like a robot. W… (read more)

Corel asked me to do a screen shot of the issue: Attached When I look at the changed screen, There is an icon infront of the Web address line that looks like a robot. When I rollover it this statement comes up: Browser is under remote control reason (Dev Tools) All of the address bar is inpink. I copied it but color does not copy. when I did the screen shot the address line is not copied. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1449321?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email

daThis is still frustrating. I do not like to use the browser when something else appears to be in control. I have MacAFee and run a scan but nothing shows up? If developers are following my browser, I should beable to turn this off.

Asked by soles329 2 days ago

Last reply by soles329 10 hours ago

Updating firefox has become too complicated

I really appreciate everything you do, but I am a boomer (Loud and Proud), I did not get born with a device attached to my hand, I am a digital imbecile. With all that i… (read more)

I really appreciate everything you do, but I am a boomer (Loud and Proud), I did not get born with a device attached to my hand, I am a digital imbecile.

With all that in mind, it has become too difficult to keep up with the digitalisation, at least in my case. So when you send me suggestions and update procedures I end up just closing everything, too much to read, too stressing, but the suggestions keep coming every time I open the firefox browser. Can I not just keep the version I have and decline any new versions.

I also have a problem in regard to language, it is set to English, but I do not care for US English, I would like to have GB English, but somehow it won't accept that.

What can I do?

Kind regards,

Xamama

Asked by xamama 1 day ago

Last reply by xamama 19 hours ago

Zimbra web mails not displaying

Hi, I have applied the latest updates on my Zimbra server (Ubuntu 20.04) last week and since then the emails contents are not displayed anymore in the classic web client,… (read more)

Hi, I have applied the latest updates on my Zimbra server (Ubuntu 20.04) last week and since then the emails contents are not displayed anymore in the classic web client, they are displayed only in the modern web client, I will attach same email in both clients to compare. In using Google Chrome there is no such issue

Asked by Ron 2 days ago

Last reply by Ron 12 hours ago

Dell startup failure

Using Firefox on an ancient Dell with XP to run one IP security camera, It may have succumbed to a software glitch. The message now on startup, after an initial failed at… (read more)

Using Firefox on an ancient Dell with XP to run one IP security camera, It may have succumbed to a software glitch. The message now on startup, after an initial failed attempt to load operating system is: C0000218 Registry File Failure. Registry cannot load Hive File, log, or Alt (Corrupt, Absent, or Not Writable)

What do you suppose can be done to de-glithch the os loading routine, so I can keep it out of the landfill.

Thank you, Tony H

Asked by haileys_coment 5 days ago

Last reply by haileys_coment 4 days ago

Firefox Broken on Treasury Direct Login Page

This site: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/log-in/ When you click "Next" button it opens in a new tab the following URL: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/RS/UN-Display.do… (read more)

This site:

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/log-in/

When you click "Next" button it opens in a new tab the following URL:

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/RS/UN-Display.do

Produces a "page not found" error. Works perfectly on Chromium, Chrome & Vivaldi.

Asked by Derek Christiansen 6 days ago

Last reply by Derek Christiansen 6 days ago

The newest update removed/lost all of my bookmarks.

The 'Manage Bookmarks' you have placed at the top of the page is doing exactly nothing. I can't restore them, they are gone. How do I get my bookmarks back, or restore to… (read more)

The 'Manage Bookmarks' you have placed at the top of the page is doing exactly nothing. I can't restore them, they are gone. How do I get my bookmarks back, or restore to the previous version where they are still located. Sick of constant updates that just cause problems-about to go over to Edge.

Asked by justmealanna 11 hours ago

Last reply by justmealanna 10 hours ago

Weird distorted audio on you tube videos only. No problem using Edge browser

I isolated weird audio distortion when playing you tube videos to Firefox browser. Watching video from non YouTube sites does not have a problem. Watching you tube video… (read more)

I isolated weird audio distortion when playing you tube videos to Firefox browser. Watching video from non YouTube sites does not have a problem. Watching you tube videos on Microsoft Edge browser does not have any distortion. Appears to have happened after latest 6/14/2024 update

Asked by alan1572 4 days ago

Last reply by alan1572 1 day ago

How to prevent Firefox from opening links in a non-default container

I'm using the Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension and it's great. I have a number of containers manually created and use them according to my personal preference. … (read more)

I'm using the Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension and it's great. I have a number of containers manually created and use them according to my personal preference. No sites are associated with containers via settings, it's always manual.

Among those containers there's one I use for all things Google (Gmail etc). Which was great, as it allowed me to use both my personal Google account and G-Suite integrated with the workplace's SSO by simply using a default container for work stuff.

I updated Firefox to version 127.0.1, after which I discovered that clicking on Google Docs links in external applications now opens a tab in that custom container I created for my personal use. Which is clearly inconvenient, as most Google Docs links I open are work-related, so my personal account has nothing to do with them. Opening same links from within Firefox, e.g. by clicking on a bookmark, still opens a default container tab.

As I mentioned, there are no explicit association between Google links and that container, the "Limit to designated sites" option is switched off.

Is there anything I can do to revert back to the old behaviour, which is opening every external link in a default container?

Asked by Semisonic 1 day ago

Last reply by Semisonic 1 day ago

Sidebar Bookmark

Hi, Since the update today to 127.0 My sidebar bookmark will not load when I open Firefox. Here is what I have done so far, Uninstalled Firefox and use the restore on re… (read more)

Hi, Since the update today to 127.0 My sidebar bookmark will not load when I open Firefox. Here is what I have done so far,

Uninstalled Firefox and use the restore on reinstall. didn't work deleted the xulstore file in 3 location. didn't work Removed Firefox using Revo Uninstaller and installed from the local setup file. didn't work Uninstalled ad-ons that used the sidebar, IE Video DownloadHelper, Sync my account, and tryed the step above again. didn't work I use Revo again and did a search for any firefox file, deleted old firefox folder on desktop and any file I could find with a link to the browser. Reinstalled from local file.

When Firefox started this time there was no profile to log in my account "" password etc "", I did a test and the sidebar was working correctly. I then activated my account and the side bar stop working on restart. Not that I did a sync after removing a few ad-ons, see pic for left addons.

Asked by technoplume 1 week ago

Last reply by technoplume 3 days ago

Sudden recent clogged up searches / loads on newest Firefox

Hi Mozilla - I just wanted to report some recent phenomena. In the past couple weeks Firefox, and related Private Browsing browser, seem to have developed consistent han… (read more)

Hi Mozilla - I just wanted to report some recent phenomena. In the past couple weeks Firefox, and related Private Browsing browser, seem to have developed consistent hangups in fetching data across a pretty wide range of sites. Both my banking sites will not load after logging in to them, just spins and spins. Also some very general searches will not load any results for minutes at a time, I just give up and kill them. I've uninstalled/cleaned/reinstalled latest version, etc, etc. By comparison, these same data fetches in banking sites, etc, work dandy in Duckduckgo browser, which is also a heavy no-trace browser. This ominous to me as I really like Firefox and do NOT want to have to resort to Edge. Duckduckgo browser is very good but doesn't have nearly the menu or favorites sort of features that Firefox does. Can you investigate? This is typical Win 10 system in Lenovo i7, been working like a champ till just recently, no system changes. Thanks.

Asked by DaveyJones700 3 days ago

Last reply by DaveyJones700 3 days ago

I LOVE Mozilla and Firefox! And - have forgotten my password and don't want to lose my stuff with a new one

I was wondering about password recovery, or account continuity when changing a password. I have a new machine at work and want to add my firefox account.... … (read more)

I was wondering about password recovery, or account continuity when changing a password.

I have a new machine at work and want to add my firefox account....

Asked by rjones3 5 days ago

links and reading suggestions missing

After a forced shut down, my home page is suddenly blank. All my tabs are missing. All my most used links are missing. All the reading suggestions and pocket is missin… (read more)

After a forced shut down, my home page is suddenly blank. All my tabs are missing. All my most used links are missing. All the reading suggestions and pocket is missing.

Is there anyway to restore these items?

Asked by marilee2browndogs 6 days ago

Old videos on lock screen

This has been bugging me for ages. Happened on Windows 10 and now on Windows 11. I start watching some video on YouTube or whatever, decide it's not useful/what I want, … (read more)

This has been bugging me for ages. Happened on Windows 10 and now on Windows 11.

I start watching some video on YouTube or whatever, decide it's not useful/what I want, stop playing it, close the tab or navigate away, but if my device locks, the controls for this old, discarded video, that I didn't want to watch, are on the lock screen.

I wouldn't mind if it was a video I was currently watching but it's somehow remembering the last thing I started to watch. I can see no hint anywhere else that it's still active in any way at all.

The only way to get rid seems to be to close Firfox.

This is very annoying because it seems you can't watch anything without Firefox remembering it and putting on the lock screen until the end of the session, so it could be cluttering things up all day unless I close everything and (in my case, because of prvicy settings) delete cookies and log myself out of most sites.

I've tried multiple searches but all I've found here is a post about turning off media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled but I don't actually want to do that, I just want Firefox to forget videos when I've closed the tab or navigated away from them.

Elsewhere I found a suggestion to disable dom.media.mediasession.enabled but that setting isn't found.

Any help much appreciated.

Asked by Pete 6 days ago