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iMac does not bring up windows from previous sessions unless I ignore the request to close tabs and, instead Force Quir Firefox

I have a 2017 iMac, and have recently updated the OS to Monterrey, version 12.5. I believe I was on Big Sur before that. Now, although when I start my iMac's Shut Down f… (read more)

I have a 2017 iMac, and have recently updated the OS to Monterrey, version 12.5. I believe I was on Big Sur before that.

Now, although when I start my iMac's Shut Down feature, I specify that current open windows shd be reopened, when I start up the Mac again, the Shut Down function asks me if it is OK to close the open Firefox tabs. If I remember correctly, doing that results in all those tabs being lost, and none of them appear when I reopen the Mac.

Under some circumstances that I can't remember enough to describe, the gMail windows do come up, and their contents are shown on the tabs, but are lost when I open the tabs -- instead each window changes to request a new login to gMail.

The only way I can get the old windows to be retained is to not agree that the tabs be closed and to do a Force Quit on Firefox.

I am using a very old version of Firefox (02.2 G4bit (? I think)), but under Big Sur, the exact windows were retained.

Here are my "About This Mac," and "About Firefox" displays. I don't know how to find similar info on gMail.



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by CELEBRATEOFTEN 1 hour ago

'502 Bad Gateway

I have the latest versions of firefox installed on both my iMac and my MacBook Air. Both computers running the same IOS. Both Firefox versions have exactly the same pre… (read more)

I have the latest versions of firefox installed on both my iMac and my MacBook Air. Both computers running the same IOS. Both Firefox versions have exactly the same preference settings. The iMac gets an occasional 502 Bad Gateway notification and will not go to that website. The MacBook Air does not get these issues. Both computers are running the same anti-virus software.

This message started happening 3-4 weeks ago and is baffling as you cannot get to that webpage on the iMac but at the same time I get to it fine on the MacBook Air.

What is causing this issue??

Asked by gengrumpy 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Why do some web-page links that work on Safari not work on Firefox?

For example: When I'm working on a Washington Post (LATimes) crossword puzzle, the internal link to "settings" doesn't work on Firefox, but it does on Safari. For example… (read more)

For example: When I'm working on a Washington Post (LATimes) crossword puzzle, the internal link to "settings" doesn't work on Firefox, but it does on Safari.

For example: When I'm on the website for my apartment building, the internal links to "maintenance requests" and "make payments" work on Safari but not on Firefox.

Asked by Hank15 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Edit "always open" settings for containers

How can I get a list of all the sites that are set to "always open" in a specific container? For example, I want to see a list of all the sites set to always open in the … (read more)

How can I get a list of all the sites that are set to "always open" in a specific container? For example, I want to see a list of all the sites set to always open in the Work container. I would also like to edit the list without needing to manually visit each site.

Asked by Chris Shaffer 1 year ago

Answered by Adivardhan 1 year ago

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Firefox not asking where to download files

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded… (read more)

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded for the past 2-3 days has first gone into my Downloads folder instead, forcing me to re-download the file in order to get it into the correct folder. If this was for personal usage, I wouldn't care, but having to continually download business files is getting old very very quickly. Firefox has been my default browser for the better part of two decades. I really don't want to switch to Chrome or Safari just because Firefox won't let a power user customize their usage experience.

Asked by cmjross1 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

Download files on MacBook Pro

Microsoft Excel is no longer listed i Applications as download option. All files downloaded automatically are stored as Microsoft Word files, not just excel files. I can … (read more)

Microsoft Excel is no longer listed i Applications as download option. All files downloaded automatically are stored as Microsoft Word files, not just excel files. I can change individual files manually to .xlsx which is a nuisance, but this also happens with Zip files (7Zip) and I am at a loss as to how to change them when they are downloaded as a Word document.

This does not happen on a newer MacBook Pro, but I need it to work with the older version. The older Mac is MacBook Pro 9.2 with MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.7 Firefox is version 103.0

Asked by dsabine1 1 week ago

Last reply by dsabine1 1 week ago

Latest Firefox update does NOT WORK with postage sites such as eBay or Pirateship.

The most recent Firefox for iOS is causing postage to NOT PRINT PROPERLY.... both through eBay postage as well as Pirateship. When I try to print same label from a PC lap… (read more)

The most recent Firefox for iOS is causing postage to NOT PRINT PROPERLY.... both through eBay postage as well as Pirateship.

When I try to print same label from a PC laptop, it prints fine.

I'm primarily on a MAC, and do a lot of postage, so it would be nice if there was a fix.... or workaround other than using a PC...

Thoughts?

Asked by slackman69 1 week ago

Firefox always opens two windows when starting from a mail link.

Problem with Firefox opening two windows when connecting from another application link. STILL NOT FIXED. Running on Mac OS Monterey 12.5. There are numerous complaints a… (read more)

Problem with Firefox opening two windows when connecting from another application link. STILL NOT FIXED. Running on Mac OS Monterey 12.5. There are numerous complaints about this bug but it never got fixed. It has become extremely annoying to me.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section for macOS, Windows and Linux.

Asked by Susan 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Facebook issues (yeah, I know...)

Hard to describe. I sign onto Facebook without problem, scroll down once or twice, and then it goes crazy. The postings in front of your eyes are replaced by others so qu… (read more)

Hard to describe. I sign onto Facebook without problem, scroll down once or twice, and then it goes crazy. The postings in front of your eyes are replaced by others so quickly they can't be read. I'm not having this problem on other browsers. Yeah, I know it's Facebook but I'd like to fix it anyway. I'm running OS 11.6.7. The Firefox version is 103.0 64-bit. Any suggestions?



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you have macOS 11.6.7.

Asked by brucek 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Terry 2 weeks ago

Gah. Your tab just crashed.

This is happening every few minutes now. It started right after the 97.0.0 update. The 97.0.1 update doesn't seemed to have helped. I don't use any browser extensions.… (read more)

This is happening every few minutes now. It started right after the 97.0.0 update. The 97.0.1 update doesn't seemed to have helped.

I don't use any browser extensions.

I never saw this issue before, and I have been using Firefox as a primary browser for many years. I'm on a MacBook Air, M1.

Asked by keith87 5 months ago

Last reply by gabriele.hayden 2 weeks ago

Couldn't access email via Firefox. So I trashed Firefox and can't get Firefox 2. Help

I couldn't get yahoo mail via Firefox2. For some unknown reason had two Firefox icons on dashboard. Both were Firefox, not Firefox2, which I've been using a long time. … (read more)

I couldn't get yahoo mail via Firefox2. For some unknown reason had two Firefox icons on dashboard. Both were Firefox, not Firefox2, which I've been using a long time. Is there some problem? Can't get access to Firefox 2. Thanks for your help

Asked by pdirubbo 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 weeks ago

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible?

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible? If not, how do I make it so without encountering weird problem… (read more)

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible? If not, how do I make it so without encountering weird problems? If any from Firefox's dev team are reading this, please just make this possible. Chrome and Edge do it. Firefox should, too, IMO. Thank you.

Asked by Lalit Bar 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Gmail attachment download opens a new tab?

When I download an attachment from Gmail, I would like to just download it. However, Firefox now opens the attachment in a new tab before I can download it. Is this new? … (read more)

When I download an attachment from Gmail, I would like to just download it. However, Firefox now opens the attachment in a new tab before I can download it. Is this new? Is there a way to turn this off?

Asked by KT 4 months ago

Last reply by KT 1 month ago

Security alerts

Have been receiving security alerts for the past month or so. Now firefox is restricting my access to my printer due to a possible security problem. I have also seen an… (read more)

Have been receiving security alerts for the past month or so. Now firefox is restricting my access to my printer due to a possible security problem. I have also seen an alert that a certificate for use expired last month. What can I do, or who can I talk to (cannot find any support phone number.

Asked by jimbarbelder 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac deleted all my important bookmarks

Hi, I would really appreciate your assistance with a issue regarding my Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac just deleted all my important bookmarks on my firefox browser. … (read more)

Hi, I would really appreciate your assistance with a issue regarding my Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac just deleted all my important bookmarks on my firefox browser. I tried to follow the support forums to restore them but I didn't have any luck. May I have some assistance please on the steps I need to take to restore all my previous bookmarks for my firefox browser on my MacOS? Thank you

Asked by roy.bidhan1720 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Mozilla Firefox Tweaked to obtain unauthorized info from users

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users. Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are m… (read more)

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users.

Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are most likely military and Others affiliated with the government are surreptitiously accessing US Citizens computers and silently obtaining credit card information, banking, Venmo, Zelle Apple Cash, etc. and ROBBiNG citizens.

This is no joke. is Mozilla doing anything to protect their browsers from these hoodlums and corrupt government officials and there hired contractors?

The people you trust are not to be trusted.

Asked by WANNAKNOW2020 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

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access to michaels crafts store denied

Why am I denied access to Michaels craft store. this is the message I receive. You don't have permission to access "http://www.michaels.com/?" on this server. Reference… (read more)

Why am I denied access to Michaels craft store. this is the message I receive. You don't have permission to access "http://www.michaels.com/?" on this server.

Reference #18.beeb7068.1641080631.1ce8b9b5

Asked by juice4u 7 months ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 7 months ago