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Is there any way to make Mozilla Firefox automatically rename downloaded files of the same name like Chrome does?

When I right-click on an image in Chrome, and choose `save as`, it doesn't ask me for a new file name if a file with the same name exists in the folder. It just adds a `(… (read more)

When I right-click on an image in Chrome, and choose `save as`, it doesn't ask me for a new file name if a file with the same name exists in the folder. It just adds a `(1)` suffix to the filename automatically. However, in Firefox, it asks me to type a new file name if the directory contains a file with the same name. Is there any under-the-hood switch to fix this behavior? ( BTW my download option is set to "Save files to Downloads without asking me every time" ) Sounds like a simple problem but imagine you need to download 100 images from a web page and every file on the server is named `image.jpg`.

Asked by taseron 1 day ago

Last reply by AKASH kUMAR 1 hour ago

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No extensions work after tinkering. Storage corrupted?

When I started Firefox today, neither Twitter or Reddit would load. Totally white pages without even an error message. I tried various solutions, including: 1. Disabling … (read more)

When I started Firefox today, neither Twitter or Reddit would load. Totally white pages without even an error message. I tried various solutions, including: 1. Disabling UBlock Origin 2. Staring Firefox in Safe Mode 3. Deleting all cookies/site data/password saved for these sites, restarting, and logging in.

The third solution worked. However now when I run Firefox in normal mode none of my extensions (RES, UBlock Origin, Privacy Badger, etc) work. They appear to be working (their icons in the taskbar, they are 'enabled' in settings) but they aren't doing anything and when I click on their icons they don't have any data/info on the current site.

I tried running the storage test here (https://firefox-storage-test.glitch.me/) and it returned errors seen in the attachment.

Also I'm running Firefox version 77.0.1 and Windows 7 despite this troubleshooting page and others automatically detecting a different versions (says 68.0 and Windows 10 here)

Asked by jp 10 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Updates

What I need to know is how to get back my tabs that disappeared when you updated Firefox just now? 19h00 June 4, 2020. All I see when I follow Mozilla instructions is an … (read more)

What I need to know is how to get back my tabs that disappeared when you updated Firefox just now? 19h00 June 4, 2020. All I see when I follow Mozilla instructions is an irrelevant Tab that I never had before on Enterprise. All I want and need are my Tabs. I don't understand why they disappear - I need them back...please

Asked by Myrnz 8 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

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Mozilla FTP Access via FileZilla is not working...

with the planed removal of FTP support from Firefox I am at my wits END... I cannot seem to get FileZilla to connect to ftp.mozilla.org what connection type should I sele… (read more)

with the planed removal of FTP support from Firefox I am at my wits END... I cannot seem to get FileZilla to connect to ftp.mozilla.org what connection type should I select and WHAT port number am I suppose to be using? anonymous login is fine right?

Asked by Melchior (aka Joseph) 7 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 6 hours ago

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custom install script for Firefox?

I find that I dislike many of the standard installation configurations. I'm a tech and install Firefox to get users away from those "other" browsers. But there's too mu… (read more)

I find that I dislike many of the standard installation configurations. I'm a tech and install Firefox to get users away from those "other" browsers. But there's too much I don't like and it takes me too long to reconfigure each new installation.

So... I'd love to have a configuration script or something that could be run with the Firefox installer, full one if necessary, that would do all the tweaks I do after a new installation.

Examples. Remove all the extra stuff in the area to the right of the address bar. Leave and change download arrow to NOT hide when not currently used. (Who thought of that should be fired). Put old bookmarks icon back in place of other one. Remove the blank spaces on each side of the address bar.

And configure non-default options such as ask where to download instead of default to downloads, load previous tabs on startup, set default home page, disable password remembering, etc.

And, ideally allow installation of add-ons I always utilize like Bitwarden password manager (much preferred to Firefox's storing them), and Adblock Plus.

Any chance of any of this becoming available? Really don't want to use one of the screen recording/macro programs to do it.

Thanks.

Asked by firefoxmozillaaccounts 13 hours ago

Answered by firefoxmozillaaccounts 11 hours ago

Firefox update just finished, and crashed

06 04 20, Firefox update just finished, and crashed... Again. I had one Firefox tab open, tried to open another Firefox Tab, Firefox crashed, but it only Crashed the Tab … (read more)

06 04 20, Firefox update just finished, and crashed... Again. I had one Firefox tab open, tried to open another Firefox Tab, Firefox crashed, but it only Crashed the Tab I was trying to open. Here We Go Again. Don't tell me "Firefox doesn't Update and notify of same in a little window for (About) three seconds. Even after the Last Fiasco with Firefox's Updates Crashing) I set Firefox's Updates to "Ask First".




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Asked by kingofnicepeople 18 hours ago

Last reply by ANAMIKA KUMARI 18 hours ago

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Firefox started getting flagged by Emsisoft as malware

This latest version of FIrefox is getting flagged by Emsisoft as follows: ============== Behavior Blocker detected suspicious behavior "CodeInjector" of (x86)\Mozilla Fi… (read more)

This latest version of FIrefox is getting flagged by Emsisoft as follows:

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Behavior Blocker detected suspicious behavior "CodeInjector" of (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\updated\firefox.exe

A notification message "Suspicious behavior has been found in the following program: (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\updated\firefox.exe" has been shown

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Firefox 77.0.1 Emsisoft 2020.6.0.10209 Windows 7

Asked by Raven Lord 1 day ago

Answered by Raven Lord 19 hours ago

Hard crash every time I visit a certain site

A few days ago I signed up to a certain website and had no problems, but since then, I've been back to that website three times and all three times - as soon as the site … (read more)

A few days ago I signed up to a certain website and had no problems, but since then, I've been back to that website three times and all three times - as soon as the site loads my machine instantly hard crashes - the screen freezes, cursor doesn't move and I'm forced to reset. This has NEVER happened to me before in 15 years of using Firefox! The first two crashes were in Firefox v76, and the third crash was v77, so I guess it's not version-specific.

Each time I restart firefox, my profiles.ini file has been deleted. It messes up other software too.

I'm going to avoid using that site again, but I'd like to report this somehow to the developers. What's the best way to do this? I went to Buzilla but I couldn't see any way to report bugs there.

Note that I am not going to do any troubleshooting as I do not want to take any risk of another crash.

Asked by MartyJames 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 21 hours ago

How do we disable the new URL bar in 77.01? The fix for 75.01 no longer works

The pop-out, mandatory search address bar is crap and everyone hates it, as witnessed by how many people immediately came to ask how to disable it when it was forced on u… (read more)

The pop-out, mandatory search address bar is crap and everyone hates it, as witnessed by how many people immediately came to ask how to disable it when it was forced on us with 75.01, but the about:config fix of toggling browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus, browser.urlbar.update1, browser.urlbar.update1.interventions, and browser.urlbar.update1.searchTips to false no longer returns the address bar to the way everyone wants it, which is to have a dropdown list of the most recently visited sites.

I don't care what company is paying Mozilla under the table to gain access to users' search terms-- it's Google, Google is paying them for that access-- and I don't care how badly Mozilla needs the money. Turning the address bar into a search box is crapulous browser design, full stop, and I'm uninstalling 77.01 and never updating this browser again if it doesn't get fixed.

Asked by TexasUberAlles 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Speed using browser

Why is my internet speed so slow in Firefox? Is there anything I can do to speed it up? My speed is 110Mbps faster in Google Chrome. That is doing numerous speed tests on… (read more)

Why is my internet speed so slow in Firefox? Is there anything I can do to speed it up? My speed is 110Mbps faster in Google Chrome. That is doing numerous speed tests on both browsers. I have no extensions or addons running. I have the latest version. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

Asked by motoxtreme49 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Unable to make payment, specific site, Firefox 76 & above, usual solutions not working

I am having an issue with not being able to make a payment on a specific site: www.walmart.com since upgrading to Firefox 76/77. I am using: Windows 7 on desktop PC … (read more)

I am having an issue with not being able to make a payment on a specific site: www.walmart.com since upgrading to Firefox 76/77.

I am using:

Windows 7 on desktop PC


When on Walmart.com with items in the shopping cart, I have the option to "proceed to checkout." This usually loads a new screen in the same tab - not a pop up box.

This time, however, I only got a white screen with continually spinning circle.

Attempted fixes:

Verified with Walmart that they could indeed access my checkout Verified that I could access the checkout in another browser, Internet Explorer Tried turning off enhanced tracking protection cleared cookies Disabled ad blocker Unchecked Block Pop Up windows re-checked Block Pop Up windows and created exception for www.walmart.com Upgraded to Firefox 77

None of the above had any effect.

I have no Add-ons to disable. I'm running a pretty basic system.

I was finally able to make my purchase on a different computer that was still running Firefox 75. Thus, I have narrowed the problem down to the upgrades of Firefox 76 and beyond.

I was also able to make a purchase on a different site using Firefox 76, but I don't recall if that site needed to load a new screen for checkout. Still, www.walmart.com will not cooperate. Any ideas what else could be blocking this particular site?

Asked by groundhog 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

homepage

After installing the most recent update of Firefox, Firefox will no longer open with the designate homepage. Instead, it opens with a blank page. When I click on the Ho… (read more)

After installing the most recent update of Firefox, Firefox will no longer open with the designate homepage. Instead, it opens with a blank page. When I click on the Homepage icon in the toolbar, the designated home page will open, but it will not open automatically when Firefox is initially launched. Until the update, whenever Firefox was launched it would open with the homepage, which is what I would now like for it to do. I've checked the applicable settings and they are as they always were. Thank you in advance for any help you can give. Steve

Asked by sff1 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

login failure that works ok in other browsers

I'm using Firefox 77.0 (32bit) as my default browser with Windows 7 My problem today is that I am unable to login at this service: http://iptv-north-west.com/webplayer/ .… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 77.0 (32bit) as my default browser with Windows 7 My problem today is that I am unable to login at this service: http://iptv-north-west.com/webplayer/ ...although I have been able to login there previously with Firefox and I can still login there today using various other browsers (specifically Opera and a browser that arrived uninvited from Avast that I haven't bothered uninstalling yet). I can also login on an old Windows XP PC using an elderly Firefox there. It's annoying to see all these other browsers working as usual - but not my up-to-date Firefox 77.0 - which is my longstanding browser of choice.

Rod Fielding rod@zen.co.uk

Asked by wrx225 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Clicking on a tab on the Start line to restore it sometimes annoyingly deletes it

Sometimes in recent months when I click on a tab on the Start line to restore it it is instead deleted. I have to use History to get it back. This is annoying and frustra… (read more)

Sometimes in recent months when I click on a tab on the Start line to restore it it is instead deleted. I have to use History to get it back. This is annoying and frustrating.

Asked by trevorbainbridge 1 day ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 1 day ago

Why is Firefox not showing youtube thumbnails?

I'm on 76.0.1 and Firefox for some reason stopped showing youtube thumbnails. Other browsers show them perfectly fine but since Firefox is my main browser I would appreci… (read more)

I'm on 76.0.1 and Firefox for some reason stopped showing youtube thumbnails. Other browsers show them perfectly fine but since Firefox is my main browser I would appreciate some help with this problem. Exactly this issue: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1271112 As soon as I delete the site-specific configuration data, from the History option on bar menu, the thumbnails come back inmediately, no reload needed. But when reload the tab, or open a new one, the thumbnails dissapear again. Thanks in advance for the help.

Asked by ogalati 4 days ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 2 days ago