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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 10 hours ago

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Unable to play some videos on "The New Daily" (AU) site Error code 242632

There are some videos on this News site; https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2022/07/26/anthony-albanese-challenges-paul-bongiorno/ Error code 2… (read more)

There are some videos on this News site;

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2022/07/26/anthony-albanese-challenges-paul-bongiorno/

Error code 242632 "The video cannot be played on this browser"

Asked by Bozwell 2 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day 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

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

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

Firefox doesn't show standard MacOS Window options

In most of the apps running on MacOS, you have inside the standard "Window" top menu, a lot of options, like: - Minimize - Zoom - Tile Window to the Left - Tile Window to… (read more)

In most of the apps running on MacOS, you have inside the standard "Window" top menu, a lot of options, like: - Minimize - Zoom - Tile Window to the Left - Tile Window to the Right - Move to <monitor name> ... ...etc

In Firefox (I'm using developer version, 103b), we only get the first 2 options (minimize and zoom). I have set shortcuts to easy move my windows around my monitors, but they don't work in Firefox, because those shortcuts relies on the presence of the menu option "Move to <monitor>".

Is it by design, or is there a way to get this option in the Window menu? I'm attaching the menu clip from Chrome and Firefox to illustrate the issue.

Asked by Fera 1 month ago

Last reply by Sufian Babri 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

Desktop browser doesn’t seem to recognize cookie settings

Hi! I have the Firefox browser on my MacBook Pro and I also use the Mozilla VPN. I’ve been trying to sign into my Firefox account for several weeks now and keep getting a… (read more)

Hi! I have the Firefox browser on my MacBook Pro and I also use the Mozilla VPN. I’ve been trying to sign into my Firefox account for several weeks now and keep getting a ‘Cookies and local storage are required’ error message. The problem is that cookies are already enabled. I have tried restarting, updating the browser, doing it with the VPN on and off, listing firefox as an exception, and everything else I can think of. I’m currently entering this on my phone, because the browser also won’t let me sign into my account on my laptop without enabling cookies and local storage.

Any suggestions? I keep getting stuck in a loop.

Asked by shutterbug92 1 month ago

Last reply by shutterbug92 1 month ago

‘why cant I open the application “Firefox” because it may be damaged or incomplete.’

When trying to open the Firefox icon on my computer I was told cant I open the application “Firefox” "because it may be damaged or incomplete." SOMEHOW HAVE NOW GOT AN IC… (read more)

When trying to open the Firefox icon on my computer I was told cant I open the application “Firefox” "because it may be damaged or incomplete." SOMEHOW HAVE NOW GOT AN ICON MARKED FIREFOX 2 AND MANY OF MY IMPORTANT BOOKMARKS HAVE DISAPPEARED



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) section as by "computer" you are running macOS.

Asked by DenaVincent 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Most Visted bar

How do I delete websites from Most Visited Bar that I previously set up? Mac Book Pro. /moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you … (read more)

How do I delete websites from Most Visited Bar that I previously set up? Mac Book Pro.



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you are using macOS on MacBook.

Asked by jmgpilot 2 months ago

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Replacing Firefox 78 for OS 10 El Capitan

Hello, I've followed Firefox's invitation to install and update the browser on my Mac. Unfortunately the new version is not compatible with OS 10 El Capitan, my operating… (read more)

Hello, I've followed Firefox's invitation to install and update the browser on my Mac. Unfortunately the new version is not compatible with OS 10 El Capitan, my operating system, so now I can't use Firefox at all. How I do get the old version back?

Thank you, Lars

Asked by larsdrinkrow 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago

How do I access my account? I used to have one it was a iMac that went dark, so I got a macbook

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I … (read more)

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I just got. I lost the app???? Where and how do I use this site? Can I watch youtube sometime to night or is it gone forever to me??


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

Asked by thomas_kiechle 2 months ago

Add-ons / Plugins / Extentions on Mac OS

I wanted to upgrade and update my Firefox to the latest version. Encountered some errors so I uninstalled the old version and reinstalled Firefox' latest version. Now all… (read more)

I wanted to upgrade and update my Firefox to the latest version. Encountered some errors so I uninstalled the old version and reinstalled Firefox' latest version. Now all of a sudden all my Add-ons / Plugins / Extentions on the latest version of Firefox for Mac OS is gone...

Asked by Donovan 2 months ago

Last reply by Terry 2 months ago