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Can't find my profile in Firefox

Windows 10 did an upgrade on 5/13/22 (today is 5/15/22), and when I restarted my laptop, and opened Firefox, my Firefox profile was gone. I searched "about:profiles" and… (read more)

Windows 10 did an upgrade on 5/13/22 (today is 5/15/22), and when I restarted my laptop, and opened Firefox, my Firefox profile was gone. I searched "about:profiles" and there is 1 default profile listed. When I clicked on "Open Folder", Firefox browser does not open. I need help trying to find my profile!

Asked by marionvgt 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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how to undo a firefox dialogue box selection

I was using lightspeed POS and routinely get a dialogue box asking me if i am sure i want to do something. in an effort to save .05 seconds, i selected do not let this we… (read more)

I was using lightspeed POS and routinely get a dialogue box asking me if i am sure i want to do something. in an effort to save .05 seconds, i selected do not let this website ask me again. this unfortunately broke a site function of doing the thing that requires confirmation and im sure broke countless other functions that rely on that confirmation. how do i undo?

Ive cleared cookies and site data, thinking it was sort of a cookie thing and it would reset, but no avail.

Asked by sean71 14 hours ago

Answered by sean71 14 hours ago

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can't get torrent files to open in my torrent client

Hi I don't know what's happened to cause this, but for the last few days if I grab a torrent file online, I only get the option to save the file, no option to automatical… (read more)

Hi

I don't know what's happened to cause this, but for the last few days if I grab a torrent file online, I only get the option to save the file, no option to automatically open in my torrent client.

I have been to Firefox general settings, and Applications - "Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing" but .torrent is not listed. When I search "torrent" in the Applications search box, I get only "magnet" as a result, nothing for "torrent" files (see image).

Any advice on how to automatically open .torrent files from the web in my torrent client would be appreciated.

Asked by dave54321ac 2 months ago

Answered by AliceWyman 2 months ago

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Credit Card Autofill

The credit card autofill shows all the credit cards but when I click on any of them it does not autofill. Ive used this hundreds of times before and it worked fine. I nev… (read more)

The credit card autofill shows all the credit cards but when I click on any of them it does not autofill. Ive used this hundreds of times before and it worked fine. I never changed any settings and the autofill setting is on.

Please help!

Alex

Asked by ad96321 3 days ago

Answered by YongHan 3 days ago

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linkage through email

Since an update several days ago I am unable to link to sites or email addresses I receive in emails. Serious time waster. Also in some accounts I have had for years th… (read more)

Since an update several days ago I am unable to link to sites or email addresses I receive in emails. Serious time waster. Also in some accounts I have had for years they don't recognize my password any longer when I try to log in via a link from an email.

Asked by nancydragon 1 day ago

Answered by Dropa 1 day ago

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DOWNLOAD MANAGER WINDOW

Why does the current version of firefox have a download manager window open very time a new download is initiated? This is a nuisance. It is typical for me to download ma… (read more)

Why does the current version of firefox have a download manager window open very time a new download is initiated? This is a nuisance. It is typical for me to download many small files in a session and having that window open every time, and having to click it away is a nuisance. Is there a way to disable this feature I haven't found?

Asked by NET123.0 1 day ago

Answered by YongHan 1 day ago

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FlightRadar24 map not showing

I'm running Firefox 100.0 (64 bit) on windows 10 pro 21H2. I've been using Firefox to access Flightradar24 to view real time flight across the globe. All of a sudden tod… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 100.0 (64 bit) on windows 10 pro 21H2. I've been using Firefox to access Flightradar24 to view real time flight across the globe. All of a sudden today the map doesn't appear any more . I think they use Google maps and overlay their info.

The maps show properly in MS EDGE and Google Chrome.

I've attached a screen shot of what I get.

Thanks

Nor

Asked by njsg1 2 days ago

Answered by njsg1 1 day ago

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Stop with the unannounced updates

I am sick of the unannounced updates that occur without prompting me. Edge doesn't do this and I'm fed up with Mozilla unannounced updates. Going to uninstall Firefox bec… (read more)

I am sick of the unannounced updates that occur without prompting me. Edge doesn't do this and I'm fed up with Mozilla unannounced updates. Going to uninstall Firefox because of unannounced updates.

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Asked by Michael Rohwedder 2 days ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 day ago

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Bing won't let me use Firefox or Google

I can't open Firefox. When I click on the icon Bing shows up. I downloaded the latest version of Firefox, I can't install it because I get the message that I have to cl… (read more)

I can't open Firefox. When I click on the icon Bing shows up. I downloaded the latest version of Firefox, I can't install it because I get the message that I have to close Firefox because it is running. How can it be? I haven't been able to open it for weeks.

Asked by chrisdale11 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Secure Connection Failed

Good day, A month ago my system froze. Firefox re-loaded and went back to a clean install with none of my settings saved. Managed to get it back to where I had it before … (read more)

Good day, A month ago my system froze. Firefox re-loaded and went back to a clean install with none of my settings saved. Managed to get it back to where I had it before with one exception: All of a sudden, when I try to log into certain web pages, even Amazon, I get this message:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.amazon.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

However, if I log into the website using a VPN, I have no problem! Help! Thank you VERY MUCH! Pietro

Asked by gaiusplinius 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Javascript

I have one website, newsleader.com, that says I need to enable Javascript for it to work. It worked yesterday and I didn't change anything. I have done all suggestions to… (read more)

I have one website, newsleader.com, that says I need to enable Javascript for it to work. It worked yesterday and I didn't change anything. I have done all suggestions to enable Javascript and it shows that it is enabled. This site works fine on Chrome. Thanks

Asked by emswheels 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Delete Firefox account without email access

I'd like to permanently delete an account that was set up on a former employers email address (email which I can no longer access). Unfortunately I have no secondary emai… (read more)

I'd like to permanently delete an account that was set up on a former employers email address (email which I can no longer access). Unfortunately I have no secondary email address recorded in the account and all the options on my account page require that I authorise any changes from the email account which I can no longer access.

Is it possible to delete the account?

Asked by Paul JCH 2 days ago

Answered by Seburo 2 days ago

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Audio no longer plays on website

I enjoy listening to https://ici.radio-canada.ca/ohdio online with Windows 10. Since the latest version of Firefox was installed, the audio no longer plays; nothing happ… (read more)

I enjoy listening to https://ici.radio-canada.ca/ohdio online with Windows 10. Since the latest version of Firefox was installed, the audio no longer plays; nothing happens when I click the hyperlinks on the page. The audio plays in Edge and Chrome. I've turned off Enhanced Tracking protection, and the pop-up blocker is off. Any help much appreciated!

Asked by afwi2g 2 days ago

Answered by Dropa 2 days ago

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Facebook page jumps when typing a reply

When I start to type a reply to a Facebook post, the page scrolls down so that the line I am typing disappears one line below the bottom of the screen. I have to scroll … (read more)

When I start to type a reply to a Facebook post, the page scrolls down so that the line I am typing disappears one line below the bottom of the screen. I have to scroll down to see what I'm typing. Also, it jumps down the same way whenever I hit the backspace key to edit what I'm typing.

I discovered a previous (archived) post on this forum that suggested using "about.config" and making sure that the value setting for browser.backspace_action is equal to 2. But that didn't change the annoying behavior. Is there any other value I should try? It's not clear what the number means.

Nor did setting browser.backspace to true (or to false) seem to help with the unwanted jumping upon use of the backspace key.

This only seems to happen with Facebook, but it's quite annoying.

Asked by jay46 3 weeks ago

Answered by jay46 3 weeks ago

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Firefox preference policy missing from gpedit.msc

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread. I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread.

I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the proper place here: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions and here: en-US then after running gpupdate /force from command prompt i navigate here from gpupdate.msc: Local Computer Policies => Administrative Templates => Mozilla => Firefox => Preferences (Deprecated)

Question: Why is "browser.contentblocking.category" missing in the policy for Firefox enterprise?

Asked by reggies_mail100 3 days ago

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How, or can, I stop the download manager from opening up automatically?

I'm a little surprised they've taken away the option of choice when it comes to downloading files. But what's most annoying, is the manager opens u and drops down blockin… (read more)

I'm a little surprised they've taken away the option of choice when it comes to downloading files. But what's most annoying, is the manager opens u and drops down blocking my view of the page, much less that it makes ms stop and think about what I am about to download.

I do not understand the purpose of this. The old way was safer, cleaner and less annoying. How can, or am I able to get that "choice" back?

When searching for a fix I have seen that that there is/was a similar feature in the Edge browser but it can be undone. I feel Firefox users deserve that option.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Asked by springheel 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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A recent microsoft update changed all the lovely Firefox pdf icons to ugly ones with huge red capital letters PDF on them. Please, how do I get back the elegant Fox?

I'm sure someone knows how to change pdf icons. I've only been able to change the shortcul icon (which doesn't need changing - microsoft didn't work its evil on it). Plea… (read more)

I'm sure someone knows how to change pdf icons. I've only been able to change the shortcul icon (which doesn't need changing - microsoft didn't work its evil on it). Please share your expertise!

Asked by Kangalarue 5 days ago

Answered by Kangalarue 3 days ago