Showing questions tagged: Show all questions
  • Solved

Firefox won't stay downloaded or signed in

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates. On a separate note, when it does actually… (read more)

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates.

On a separate note, when it does actually stay on my computer over night, it never keeps me signed in to my Firefox account. I have to log in to it daily to have my bookmarks and passwords.

Also, it never remembers the theme I have picked for it. I would love some advice on how to fix this.

I've read through a ton of articles, and I can't seem to find a fix.

Asked by victoria.womble 5 months ago

Answered by Amorain 6 days ago

  • Solved

Create a group of related tabs

I have open half a dozen or so tabs related to one subject. I would like to put them all into one "super tab", such that only the super tab shows as an open tab. Then, by… (read more)

I have open half a dozen or so tabs related to one subject. I would like to put them all into one "super tab", such that only the super tab shows as an open tab. Then, by clicking on that tab, it would show the tabs within it, any one or more of which could be selected. Is this possible, and if so how is it done? Perhaps there's an add-on or extension that would do this.

I have already created a multi-tab bookmark that sorta, maybe accomplishes the same thing. But it's not as convenient as what I envision as described above.

Thanks for any advice or words of wisdom.

Asked by Ron 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

  • Solved

My only search engine in firefox is google but automaticaaly switches over to BING

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I have checked all my settings and programs but BING is not listed, so why the automatic change over, and how can I fix the problem?

Asked by Robin S 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

  • Solved

Can't save logon information or create a primary password

On 84.0.2 on OSx. Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another brows… (read more)

On 84.0.2 on OSx.

Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another browser into Lockwise prompts a request to set a primary password first. Attempting to set a primary password (which is currently not set), yields the error message "Unable to change primary password."

Asked by aedes.ag 1 month ago

Answered by aedes.ag 1 month ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Firefox Developer Edition will not start

I cannot get Firefox Developer Edition 84.ob2 to start, I can see it xcome up in Task Manager and then the app say suspended and it stops. Have tried all the suggestions … (read more)

I cannot get Firefox Developer Edition 84.ob2 to start, I can see it xcome up in Task Manager and then the app say suspended and it stops.

Have tried all the suggestions I can see in help but nothing works.

The option of running firefox.exe -p does not work, there is a crash report:

Source Firefox Developer Edition

Summary Stopped working

Date ‎18/‎11/‎2020 08:59

Status Report sent

Description Faulting Application Path: C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe

Problem signature Problem Event Name: BEX64 Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 84.0.0.7625 Application Timestamp: 5fb2ff14 Fault Module Name: StackHash_ac46 Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0 Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000 Exception Offset: PCH_78_FROM_ntdll+0x000000000009C8F4 Exception Code: c0000005 Exception Data: 0000000000000008 OS Version: 10.0.19041.2.0.0.256.48 Locale ID: 2057 Additional Information 1: ac46 Additional Information 2: ac462b2fd07cc853b652b5104a1cf381 Additional Information 3: 7eba Additional Information 4: 7eba02d16b529d1dadfdb18b9d2da9b8

Extra information about the problem Bucket ID: 845348ebf4affc3e570d018771269f89 (1660985518800150409)

Asked by Mike 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

other bookmarks folder

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arr… (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arrows to show more bookmarks. I can't seem to find a way to delete this.

Asked by nicaya 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Bookmarks Toolbar

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ? … (read more)

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ?

Asked by Mr Robot 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Cannot Turn off bookmark alphasort

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying! I want to custom organise th… (read more)

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying!

I want to custom organise the order of my bookmarks - NOT by alpha-sorting.

The 'sort by name' menu option does not have a counter option - ie 'DO NOT sort bookmarks'

So how do I turn off book mark sorting ???

Asked by bloodline1 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Importing old firefox data

I have a folder on my desk top that reads "Old Firefox Data". This popped up when a newer version was installed. How can this be imported back into my newer 80.+ version?… (read more)

I have a folder on my desk top that reads "Old Firefox Data". This popped up when a newer version was installed. How can this be imported back into my newer 80.+ version? I have lost most history, bookmars, etc.

Asked by Garrysch 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

New Home page logo - get rid of.

New logo at top of home page. What's the quickest/easiest way to get rid of it ? Rant: Why did someone think it was a good idea to put a massive logo at the top of the ho… (read more)

New logo at top of home page. What's the quickest/easiest way to get rid of it ?

Rant: Why did someone think it was a good idea to put a massive logo at the top of the home page ? It serves no practical purpose and it forces link icons down so you now have to scroll "!!"!! There's always ******* one isn't there !!? - someone with a crap idea who thinks the world needs to see it. How many hrs worldwide is going to be wasted today by people like me trying to undo this crud ? This isn't the first time some ignorant little ******* has forced their crap on firefox end users.

Asked by Bob 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

All Bookmarklets work on Chrome but some don't on Firefox.

I have a Bookmarklet that draws a red border on all elements in the web page. ` (function(){ var e = document.querySelectorAll('*'); var el = e.length; for (let … (read more)

I have a Bookmarklet that draws a red border on all elements in the web page.

` (function(){

   var e = document.querySelectorAll('*');
   var el = e.length;
   for (let i = 0; i < el; i++) {
           setTimeout(() => {
               e[i].style.border="1px solid red";
           }, 100);
   }

})(); `

This works fine on Chromium-based browser, but when I run this in Firefox it starts drawing borders and then all of the sudden a number gets written on the page. Everything is gone and a number appears.

I don't know why this happens, every other Bookmarklet works fine. It might be the script I wrote but I doubt it because it works completely okay on Chrome.

Running this snippet directly inside the console works fine.

Asked by yayivah429 6 months ago

Answered by yayivah429 6 months ago

  • Solved

Login no longer working

Upgraded to Firefox 84.0 today. Login to schwab.com fails, returns "Feature temporarily unavailable". This is on macOS 11.1 Big Sur. Chrome on same machine works fine.… (read more)

Upgraded to Firefox 84.0 today. Login to schwab.com fails, returns "Feature temporarily unavailable". This is on macOS 11.1 Big Sur. Chrome on same machine works fine. Firefox 83.0 on a different machine works fine.

Asked by Dan's FF 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

  • Solved

Addons icons don't appear in toolbar

When I opened Firefox this morning, I got a pop-up I've never seen before, that said something like "Firefox is slow. Refresh Firefox." So I did that. Then I added back t… (read more)

When I opened Firefox this morning, I got a pop-up I've never seen before, that said something like "Firefox is slow. Refresh Firefox." So I did that. Then I added back the add-ons I want to use. The add-ons are installed and working. But there are no icons in the toolbar. There is no overflow arrow. Just a blank space where the icons used to be. I've searched for solutions for two hours now. Can't figure it out.

Asked by fastriver 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

  • Solved

XML Parsing Error: no element found

Hi, I've just installed the latest Firefox update (84.0) and now I get the following message where my bookmarks sidebar should be: XML Parsing Error: no element found Loc… (read more)

Hi,

I've just installed the latest Firefox update (84.0) and now I get the following message where my bookmarks sidebar should be:

XML Parsing Error: no element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml Line Number 1, Column 1:

The history sidebar works, just not the bookmarks one.

Does anyone have any idea how to fix it?

Debbie

Asked by ffsync.sw 5 months ago

Answered by ffsync.sw 5 months ago

  • Solved

"For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmarks toolbar. Manage bookmarks..." message.

Hi. The message "For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmarks toolbar. Manage bookmarks..." has appeared at the top of my Firefox window. I don't think it… (read more)

Hi. The message "For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmarks toolbar. Manage bookmarks..." has appeared at the top of my Firefox window. I don't think it's been there for more than a couple of days, so it must have been added by a recent update. I already have my bookmarks available just fine, so is there a way to get rid of the message? Thanks!

Asked by Archdevil155 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

  • Solved

Firefox crashes on startup in Windows 10

I submitted a crash report: bp-28bfafdf-37b2-4a4c-b56d-19c690201216 I cannot start Firefox. It crashes with 30 seconds of attempting to open it. It crashes in safe mode, … (read more)

I submitted a crash report: bp-28bfafdf-37b2-4a4c-b56d-19c690201216 I cannot start Firefox. It crashes with 30 seconds of attempting to open it. It crashes in safe mode, too. I refreshed Firefox. I have installed the latest Firefox (12/16/2020). I have uninstalled Flash Player. I have rebooted. I have no startup.*.cache file in my profiles directory. I have only startup_shaders. I do have two Firefox\Profiles\*.default-* directories. One was created years ago and the other was created on 10th December.

Asked by richard.dempsey 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

  • Solved

Telstra Webmail has stopped working in Firefox

I am using Windows 10 and up until last week have never had any problem with Firefox. Now when I log into my Telstra account, I can see all the services available except … (read more)

I am using Windows 10 and up until last week have never had any problem with Firefox. Now when I log into my Telstra account, I can see all the services available except Telstra Webmail. When I select Webmail I just receive 3 flashing square dots but the page will not load. I am able the access my Telstra Webmail from Internet Explorer but not Firefox. Telstra has suggested that I use Google Chrome instead of Firefox but I would prefer to use Firefox so hopefully someone can help me with this issue.

Asked by Philip47 5 months ago

Answered by Philip47 5 months ago

  • Solved

Preferances set wrong and I can not find to change

Hi, I have FF 85, there is some setting that doesn't allow a new tab to open, without me having to give permission each time (another step and a time waster). Everything … (read more)

Hi, I have FF 85, there is some setting that doesn't allow a new tab to open, without me having to give permission each time (another step and a time waster). Everything I have found, tells me to go to general settings and then go to "advanced" at the bottom of the general list and to change the setting there. There is no "advanced link to click, so I can't change this damn setting. This drives me crazy, as all help tells me to "go somewhere, that is not there". Help........why is it so difficult to change this simple setting, that was probably set incorrectly at some time in the past......... Help

Asked by rubinontheroad1 5 months ago

Answered by rubinontheroad1 5 months ago