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How do I delete archived bookmarks? (Those used to "restore" under "import"?)

For privacy reasons, I want to delete ALL of my bookmarks. I have deleted them, but I have noticed that under Import and Backup, then Restore, there are folders of archi… (read more)

For privacy reasons, I want to delete ALL of my bookmarks. I have deleted them, but I have noticed that under Import and Backup, then Restore, there are folders of archived bookmarks under dates that go back for months containing past sets of bookmarks.

How do I delete those

Asked by deletearchived 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Firefox (Iceweasel) has trouble loading websites after update to 43.0.1

Immediately after the update to 43.0.1 I noticed pages were very slow to load and often would not load at all. The url would sometimes even vanish from the address bar as… (read more)

Immediately after the update to 43.0.1 I noticed pages were very slow to load and often would not load at all. The url would sometimes even vanish from the address bar as if the browser just forgot it was doing something. This doesn't happen every time, but there seems to be no pattern. It happens whether the site is https or not, it happens whether there are pics/videos to load or not. Sometimes hitting Ctrl-F5 seems to help it along, but not always. No difference in Safe mode.

I tried changing values in about:config (per various articles online) but end up changing them back again as I haven't come across any that help.

I've seen complaints all over the internet since the the release on 12/15/2015, but most were answered by telling Windows users to disable NVIDIA graphics. I don't have either of those two factors. I have Debian Linux/AMD R-7 (Kaveri).

Asked by Debianxd 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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My latest firefox crashes often. Refresh did not help. How to troubleshoot?

When the crash occurs - the screen gets transparent, there is a note about firefox stopping to respond and I have to close it out. My browser is 43.0.1 I noticed it may … (read more)

When the crash occurs - the screen gets transparent, there is a note about firefox stopping to respond and I have to close it out. My browser is 43.0.1

I noticed it may have something to do with the ads, because I opened my email to read email from support.mozilla.org and it crashed. Then the window was restored and I was able to read it.

The browser was reinstalled and refreshed. I have no add-ons and no extensions. But I have plugins. I disabled some and changed the rest to ask to activate.

Asked by andrew9 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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Is Firefox pushing a new security upgrade?

I just received a message about requiring an "immediate" download and installation of a security patch for Firefox. I'm pretty sure this is a phishing attempt. I didn't… (read more)

I just received a message about requiring an "immediate" download and installation of a security patch for Firefox. I'm pretty sure this is a phishing attempt. I didn't bite, but checked a few places first. I haven't seen any mention of this on any of the websites I frequent. If this is a problem, I think Mozilla should know about it.

Asked by OldPatriot46 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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TV Guide Website NOT working

I decided to try Firefox. However I am now wasting my time because when I tried to play a channel from he following website http://www.tvguide.co.uk/default.asp?gw=10… (read more)

I decided to try Firefox. However I am now wasting my time because when I tried to play a channel from he following website http://www.tvguide.co.uk/default.asp?gw=1067 by clicking on 'watch now' , the subseqyenmt page does not load. The error message states Error loading player:

"No playable sources found" Read more at http://www.tvguide.co.uk/tv-stream/?ch=bbc+1#Eq8zvzjWo5it8Ei4.99

I do NOT have any issues when using Chrome or IE11.

I have attttaccched a sceeeeen shotttt

Asked by surfing69 4 years ago

Answered by ideato 4 years ago

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Firefox always crashes on startup

Firefox always crashing on startup, even in safe mode. Have tried refreshing program; removing and performing fresh install; and scanning for viruses and malware. Nothing… (read more)

Firefox always crashing on startup, even in safe mode. Have tried refreshing program; removing and performing fresh install; and scanning for viruses and malware. Nothing corrects problem. Crash reporter unable to submit report.

Firefox version is 43.0.1 OS is 32-bit Windows XP.

Asked by dougm1954 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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Cannot resize Tools area, "More tools" button shows up on startup and hides tools buttons

I work on LInux and Windows with different but big monitors and sync is enabled. When I start FF then sometimes my addons tool buttons are hidden under an "More tools" bu… (read more)

I work on LInux and Windows with different but big monitors and sync is enabled. When I start FF then sometimes my addons tool buttons are hidden under an "More tools" button. And there is no way to resize this area so that all my preferred tools are visible as wanted.

How can I resize this area? I can only resize the URL location input and search input widgets but not the tools area.

Asked by gerd.neumann 4 years ago

Answered by gerd.neumann 4 years ago

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Can't clear my cache without signing out of active logins

I can't clear my browser (Firefox) cache without signing out of all of my active logins, which is really inconvenient. I make sure I have the box for that unchecked, and … (read more)

I can't clear my browser (Firefox) cache without signing out of all of my active logins, which is really inconvenient. I make sure I have the box for that unchecked, and only have the first four boxes checked, but whenever I clear my cache Firefox signs me out of every website I'm signed in on. It takes a lot of time to log back in to all of them.

This problem just started since yesterday, when I installed the latest Firefox update.

My OS is Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.

Asked by wickedatheist 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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What is the purpose for the icon, WebIDE or Web|DE, and what does it do?

This icon just showed with my other icons beside my search bar. It's a circle covered in grid lines with a pencil or stylus image in its bottom left area. I have no idea… (read more)

This icon just showed with my other icons beside my search bar. It's a circle covered in grid lines with a pencil or stylus image in its bottom left area.

I have no idea what it is or what happens if I click it. [Oops, I clicked it and Firefox quit responding - so I exited - still don't know what It is]

Please let me know about this if you can. Thank you, Merry

Asked by merrydayz 4 years ago

Answered by Gert Van Waelvelde 4 years ago

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Bookmarks not working since upgrade to 43.0

Since I upgraded to 43.0 last week my bookmarks do not work at all. None of the bookmarks I have saved in the bookmark menu nor the toolbar work. I click and click and … (read more)

Since I upgraded to 43.0 last week my bookmarks do not work at all. None of the bookmarks I have saved in the bookmark menu nor the toolbar work. I click and click and nothing happens.

Asked by debi0662 4 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 4 years ago

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Some pages with embedded video won't run. Youtube is fine.

Dell Latitude running Windows Vista SP2 Using Firefox, I was watching the video embedded within the page at http://www.history.com/shows/the-curse-of-oak-island/season-3/… (read more)

Dell Latitude running Windows Vista SP2 Using Firefox, I was watching the video embedded within the page at http://www.history.com/shows/the-curse-of-oak-island/season-3/episode-6 All was palying correctly, Windows was in the process of installing the last 10 updates. Titles of each began with Security Update Windows NET Framework,.....Vista... each had a different KB#

Firefox announced update available, I clicked on that also. Both ran in the background while I watched the video. When BOTH updates requested to restart, I paused the video play and clicked on the restart now.

Once restarted I went back to the page to resume the video. It won't play. The page fills leaving a black video area, the centered video frame turns light grey and shows the 'H' logo as the 'feed' is connecting (I assume) Then this light grey area changes to dark grey. Sometimes the area flashes a gold play symbol then immediately the whole area goes black. It does not play the video.

I've deleted cockies, retried, no change. Uninstalled each of the ten MS updates individually and between each tried the history page again, no change.

Checked all add-ins looking for conflict, none found.

Tried Mozilla Support/Fix Common problems, nothing found applicable.

Ran the test "Video for Everybody" It runs fine. Also ran Quicktime version, that also ran fine. Youtube videos run fine.

Beginning to think I need to uninstall Firefox and install LAST version, but not sure how to do this without losing all Bookmarks and passwords.

Asked by CharlieB53 4 years ago

Answered by CharlieB53 4 years ago

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new hp laptop, new download of firefox, same norton security. set to block pop ups. I get a page full of pop ups w/EVERY webpage. WTF?

I continue to get a page full of non stop pop ups despite blocking sites,& setting the Pop Up Blocker to BLOCK. I get ads that overlap, and open multiple tabs with a … (read more)

I continue to get a page full of non stop pop ups despite blocking sites,& setting the Pop Up Blocker to BLOCK. I get ads that overlap, and open multiple tabs with a touch on ANY Part of the page. Ie; I search in google, find a website click on it, and six windows or total shit advertising, dating sex sites, and offers for web security, some that simply seem to download themselves, in addition, the one or two sites I don't get pop ups on i get continuous notifications as in with every click, from norton that they have blocked attempted "intrusion" WTF is going on. I have never had this much shit crap to deal with and don't plan to much longer, Im ready to take this thing back and say fuck it. Pardon my tone, but this is bull shit, any suggestions. Of course I find it absolutely wrong that you can't actually get help from anyone at Firefox, like Sprint, and other Tech companies, they push the complaints and user issues to other customers. So thanks to those of you who do what you can to help.

Asked by imnotchattingwithu 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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IRS website not working properly in Firefox. Okay in IE

I went to the IRS page to check status on a tax exempt organization. The final results said no such company. The IRS on the phone got it right, When I use IE it works cor… (read more)

I went to the IRS page to check status on a tax exempt organization. The final results said no such company. The IRS on the phone got it right, When I use IE it works correctly.

Not only that, but this new FF 43.0.1 doesn't work with this forum. I have two accounts, personal and business, with this forum. Neither were accepted. I had to create a new third account just to get here to post this problem.

Something in this version is changing or blocking correct content from reaching other web pages when data boxes are being filled.

Asked by drkenrich1688 4 years ago

Answered by drkenrich1688 4 years ago

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why can't I open a link in a gmail?

I receive gmails which contain crossword game from a friend. In the past I click on the link and it opens-but not now. It just shows a blank page. It doesn't show that … (read more)

I receive gmails which contain crossword game from a friend. In the past I click on the link and it opens-but not now. It just shows a blank page. It doesn't show that little circle which indicates it is searching for the link. What should I do? Thank you for any help you can offer.

Asked by necha 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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There are no colors in the Color Dialog so my font is white and blue and the background is black!

I'm unable to change background and font colors. There are no colors showing in the selection boxes. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox 43.0.1 several times withou… (read more)

I'm unable to change background and font colors. There are no colors showing in the selection boxes. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox 43.0.1 several times without success. I haven't found any solutions to my problem in Bugzillo or Google.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

Asked by dingerdal65 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Firefox crashes

After updating to firefox43.1 this morning (19th December) firefox is in constant crash mode. I've uninstalled and re-installed 3 or 4 times still to no avail. When i cl… (read more)

After updating to firefox43.1 this morning (19th December) firefox is in constant crash mode. I've uninstalled and re-installed 3 or 4 times still to no avail. When i click to open it, a minimised screen appears with two 'new tab' buttons at the top and the firefox start page tab (3rd in from the left).

This hangs there for a few moments and then I get the firefox has crashed and has had to close message. This has now happened at least a dozen times. It was working perfectly until this latest update and I've had to download Google Chrome just to get online.... and it sucks. I really want to get back onto Firefox.... please help. I've tried to attach images/screen-grabs and the error file but they won't load up.

Thanks.

Nick G

Asked by endeegee 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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Firefox keeps crashing on multiple opened tabs (500+) after update from 42 to 43.0.2

After update and restart my Firefox keeps crashing on a previous session consisting of I suspect that sessionstore.js got corrupted, I have previous.js though, which, be… (read more)

After update and restart my Firefox keeps crashing on a previous session consisting of I suspect that sessionstore.js got corrupted, I have previous.js though, which, being few weeks old, should be my last resort But renaming it still leads to crash... and I need my tabs back.

Is there any way to load URLS in portions/ automatically fix session info in Firefox? Is there any way to extract all URLs from those files? Is there any way to generate a "healthy" sessionstore.js from list of URLs afterwards? What are exactly those previous.js / recovery.bak / recovery.js / upgrade.js files in Profiles folder and when they are created (as of now I can only guess based on timestamps)?

Asked by mixmax 4 years ago

Answered by mixmax 4 years ago

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Unable to download an app I've been using..tried all troubleshoothing, etc.

Using Firefox browser and have been using Yumprint for over a year including the other day. all of a sudden it disappeared after the wonderful, marvelous Firefox update (… (read more)

Using Firefox browser and have been using Yumprint for over a year including the other day. all of a sudden it disappeared after the wonderful, marvelous Firefox update (with all of my recipes, too!). I have been unable to re-install it; have tried troubleshooting, deleting files, Safe Mode and all the various 'solutions'. Does anyone have any idea or should I switch to another browser since, apparently, Firefox really only wants you to use their add-ons/extensions. Thank you!

Asked by lifelinx 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Since the FF43 update I can no longer open more than a few tabs; after that I just get a blank screen.

Firefox 43.0.1 is practically unusable, so I have been forced to migrate to Chrome. FF43 seems to have finally gotten the memory usage problem under control, but with th… (read more)

Firefox 43.0.1 is practically unusable, so I have been forced to migrate to Chrome.

FF43 seems to have finally gotten the memory usage problem under control, but with the price that Firefox is now unable to open more than 2 or 3 tabs before becoming unable to open any more. This happens when restoring a previous set of tabs. The first few tabs viewed open without any problems, but when I click over to the third or fourth one I start to see blank screens. After that nothing happens.

(I am using WinXP SP3. I am not using "Nvidia Forceware Network Access Manager." The past 20 versions of FF have all had memory overflow issues when many tabs were open, but they all remained usable. This version 43 is the first one which is basically unusable.)

Asked by XPSP3 4 years ago

Answered by XPSP3 4 years ago