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Other Bookmarks popped up in Toolbar

On 1/5/21 at about 1200 PST, Other Bookmarks popped up in my Toolbar. I am trying to remove it but have had no success. I deleted the one website that was in Other Book… (read more)

On 1/5/21 at about 1200 PST, Other Bookmarks popped up in my Toolbar. I am trying to remove it but have had no success. I deleted the one website that was in Other Bookmarks but it is still in my Toolbar. How do I remove, Other Bookmarks from my Toolbar?

Asked by BigMetalWally 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Can't open attachments

Hey guys, after the latest firefox update I can't open attachments coming from lotus notes (LN), without saving them to computer. The reason is that regardless of the do… (read more)

Hey guys,

after the latest firefox update I can't open attachments coming from lotus notes (LN), without saving them to computer. The reason is that regardless of the document attached (.doc, .xls, .ppt, etc.) every time I try to open such file the pop-up goes like and the bold line is preventing me to open them directly:

"You have chosen to open: xyz.pptx which is: XLSX file from: LN"

Any idea how to resolve?

Thx

Asked by matus.vrba1 3 weeks ago

Answered by matus.vrba1 3 weeks ago

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sound

I have used Firefox as my main browser for years - suddenly I have no sound from the internet. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling but no sound. plewase for some h… (read more)

I have used Firefox as my main browser for years - suddenly I have no sound from the internet. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling but no sound. plewase for some help.

Asked by Dean 1 week ago

Answered by Dean 1 week ago

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Failed Firefox migration Win 7 to Win 10

Trying to migrate Firefox profile from Win 7 machine to new Win 10. Downloaded Firefox to new machine, confirmed that it worked, closed it.Using Troubleshooting feature, … (read more)

Trying to migrate Firefox profile from Win 7 machine to new Win 10. Downloaded Firefox to new machine, confirmed that it worked, closed it.Using Troubleshooting feature, located active profile in old Win 7 machine, copied to USB stick. Closed Firefox on new machine, navigated to Profiles folder, copied the Win 7 file to it and deleted the existing file. Tried to start Firefox, got 'Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible'. Fiddled round a bit, finally uninstalled Firefox from the new machine and downloaded it again. Got the same error message, now no Firefox at all after carefully following such instructions as I could find. What the f*ck am I doing wrong? A year or so ago I transferred the Win 7 profile successfully to a Win 10 laptop. What has gone wrong now? Any suggestions most welcome.

Asked by chestersplace 1 week ago

Answered by Scribe 1 week ago

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Duckduckgo is overwriiten via Bing

I have addon for Duckuckgo. But suddenly and very often the DuckDuckgo ist overwritten via Bing. Why? What can I do to make my search Eingine Duckduckgo permanenz? I hav… (read more)

I have addon for Duckuckgo. But suddenly and very often the DuckDuckgo ist overwritten via Bing. Why? What can I do to make my search Eingine Duckduckgo permanenz? I have no Addon for Bing? FF ist my standard Browser?

Asked by ram.saxena 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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Unable to migrate or restore OneTab and its data

None of the available migration or restore methods are capable of preserving OneTab data. In every case I have tried, OneTab is missing from the add-ons in my new install… (read more)

None of the available migration or restore methods are capable of preserving OneTab data. In every case I have tried, OneTab is missing from the add-ons in my new installation or profile. The only approach which achieved anything at all was to replace the entire .mozilla director under Ubuntu, but even this only displayed the OneTab page and its data on the first invocation of Firefox. Since the add-on was not present, the data was gone at the second invocation. However, repeating this process at least allowed me to export the OneTab data from *one* profile on the first invocation. Unfortunately, this method is completely useless under Windows, as are the recommended approaches of using Firefox sync (with sync turned on for add-ons) or replacing the contents of a newly created profile with the contents of an old or saved one. How can I properly backup and restore or migrate a Firefox installation, *including* my OneTab installation and data?

Asked by rsbrux 1 week ago

Answered by rsbrux 4 days ago

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Stopping auto play

I have set to block auto play in options but videos still start, some full size, some go to the top right corner but still play. Can someone tell me how to set each of th… (read more)

I have set to block auto play in options but videos still start, some full size, some go to the top right corner but still play.

Can someone tell me how to set each of the auto play settings in about.config I don't want to mess with it when I am unsure.

I have Windows 10 Version 20 H2 (OS Build 19042.685 and FF 84.0.2

Thanks in advance

Asked by Jonathan 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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My default firefox search engine is Wikipedia. I cannot reset it from preferences -> search

My default search engine is Wikipedia. I cannot reset it from preferences -> search. There were two posts just like mine back in 2013. The solutions to those posts (2 … (read more)

My default search engine is Wikipedia. I cannot reset it from preferences -> search. There were two posts just like mine back in 2013. The solutions to those posts (2 links) have expired.

Asked by sschet90 6 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

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ADOBE FLASH PLAYER 32 NPAPI UPDATE included in Firefox 84.0.2 for windows?

Starter showed me that an Update to the flash player was going to be installed with RunOnce at my next reboot. This coincided with an automatic Firefox update. I have ju… (read more)

Starter showed me that an Update to the flash player was going to be installed with RunOnce at my next reboot. This coincided with an automatic Firefox update. I have just uninstalled Flash player successfully from this Windows 10 machine. Google suggests that this version of the Flashplayer is that one used in Firefox?

1) I thought Flash was going away and I fully understand why. Is Mozilla still supporting or pushing it?

2) There are references on the web concerning an "Adobe Flash Player 32 NPAPI" virus !!

I was able to delete the referenced file associated with the player update as well, but there are many other references to flash still in my registry. I have enough experience to help myself here, but I really would like to know Mozilla's official position on the above Q.

Thanks in Advance, Lyle Allen, Durham NC LyleMAllenIII@gmail.com

Asked by Rickenbacker108 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Problems loading pages (macOS Big Sur 11.1)

Yesterday I got a new Mac, running macOS Big Sur (11.1). Previously I was using Mojave (10.14.6). Now on Firefox a lot of pages fail to load -- they show a blank page. … (read more)

Yesterday I got a new Mac, running macOS Big Sur (11.1). Previously I was using Mojave (10.14.6). Now on Firefox a lot of pages fail to load -- they show a blank page. Among them:

https://web.whatsapp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/ https://www.nytimes.com/puzzles/spelling-bee Citibank (after the login)

Some of these pages do open in a Private window. However, I already cleared all my cookies and cache contents, and I still cannot load thes pages in a normal window.

Can you suggest what I need to do? Thanks!

ADD: When trying to login at https://profile.theguardian.com/signin, at first I got an error message saying to "make sure that Javascript is enabled". But now it just goes through, except that the site doesn't know that I logged in. And again, in a private window I am able to log in.

It looks like I should just do all my work in a private window now, which seems strange

Asked by gidiav 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Firefox doesn't start all installed extensions

My firefox doesn't start all installed extensions. Only one (lastpass) works properly, which I can see on my utility bar (01.jpg). All others (ex. Norton Safe Web, FVD sp… (read more)

My firefox doesn't start all installed extensions. Only one (lastpass) works properly, which I can see on my utility bar (01.jpg). All others (ex. Norton Safe Web, FVD speed dial) are installed, turned on and I can see them in my addons page (02.jpg), but they doesn't work. I can't see them on my utulity bar and the do nothing.

OS: Windows 7 64 bit Firefox: 84.0.2 64 bit

Best regards, Krzysztof

Asked by krzysztofskul 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Lost all my bookmarks - cannot find backup

I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to … (read more)

I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to be working and even after following the Show All Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Restore, the only backup file that appears is one which has been automatically created with the new update. The "Old Firefox Data" folder mentioned in similar treads has saved only the most recent bookmarks after the update.

Any and all help will be appreciated, as I am extremely distressed at the thought of having lost so many important bookmarks forever.

Asked by Sunny 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago