Reinstall Firefox without Importing Previous Bookmarks

I cannot find this anywhere. As a Topic . I've Reinstalled Firefox several times,and,each time the Browser continues to Import the previous instalations Bookmarks. Notic… (read more)

I cannot find this anywhere. As a Topic . I've Reinstalled Firefox several times,and,each time the Browser continues to Import the previous instalations Bookmarks.

Noticed that a small Dialog box pops up stating what is being installed,with 'Importing Previous Bookmarks". Should be an Option on Instalation that handles exactly what is to be described as installed. Supposed there used to be. Since im used to installing w/o 'default settings.

The little check box that denotes 'use old settings,and apps,does nothing.

Have another problem with my Bookmarks. And this is what I need solved Reinstalling Firefox without Importing Previous Bookmarks.

Options for Migrations is not a punn here.

Asked by Mike 1 hour ago

Last reply by Mike 17 minutes ago

Edit Firefox Dictionary

Accidentally added a misspelling to the Firefox dictionary. Thought it would be easy to locate and edit the dictionary. Enabled 'show hidden files.' On XYplorer, and Wi… (read more)

Accidentally added a misspelling to the Firefox dictionary. Thought it would be easy to locate and edit the dictionary.

Enabled 'show hidden files.'

On XYplorer, and Windows File Explorer can find not a single trace of 'persdict.dat' in my profiles folder.

It would be really helpful if you could advise what the next step would be. Thanks.

Asked by sra97 45 minutes ago

Last reply by sra97 31 minutes ago

Youtube videos are choppy when not in fullscreen

I am using Firefox 105.0.1 on a Windows 11 computer. I have sufficient gpu and cpu power to run 4k videos in full screen with no choppiness or lag. However, when I exit f… (read more)

I am using Firefox 105.0.1 on a Windows 11 computer. I have sufficient gpu and cpu power to run 4k videos in full screen with no choppiness or lag. However, when I exit full screen mode it seems as if frames are being skipped. I am using LocalCDN, Ublock Origin, and container tabs.

Is there any reason for this to be occuring?

Thanks

Asked by Wotan 5 hours ago

Last reply by Wotan 2 hours ago

Minimizing Firefox windows sometimes will not open on click on the taskbar and windows error sound will play.

This has started to day, I'm running it on Windows 11 and if I minimize a windows sometimes I am unable to reopen from the taskbar, I would see the browser window flash f… (read more)

This has started to day, I'm running it on Windows 11 and if I minimize a windows sometimes I am unable to reopen from the taskbar, I would see the browser window flash for 1 second and then a window error bell sound will play, but there is no error message. The only way I can get back that window is to right click the icon in the taskbar and click Restore on the rightclick pane. I would have to do this everytime this happens.

I don't know what caused this, it was fine most of the day and just started late afternoon. Anyone have a clue to the root of this issue and what's your advice?

Asked by Marcy Joel 3 hours ago

Firefox and other browsers PR Connection Reset Error

So i will describe exactly what ive done up until now. Earlier today i logged into gitlab.com a website that has remote servers to remove a candidate from our server The … (read more)

So i will describe exactly what ive done up until now.

Earlier today i logged into gitlab.com a website that has remote servers to remove a candidate from our server The reason this is relevant i think is i havent logged into this place for a good month or two, roughly 10-20 seconds afterwards, every tab in my entire firefox browser got the PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR error, No matter which website i go to, even google, my email, youtube, anything and everything gives me the error, So the troubleshooting steps i have done from then - Cleared cache and cookies several times - Restarted both PC and router & manually reconnected the cables on both ends - I did the Cmd Command winsock reset & restarted the PC - Full reinstall of firefox in its entirety - Disabled entire kaspersky firewall & additional security - Disabled windows defender firewall aswell - Disabled VPN services on my system and within the browser

After trying all these things i gave up on firefox and decided to download chrome and try this, chrome worked!, And then i imported my bookmarks and such ( i work from home so thats vital), And after importing them i began jumping through sites to make sure everything was working and it was, then i began logging into my pages again like email, google , youtube, work stuff etc, and eventually the gitlab account aswell.. and then, another 10 seconds late it immediately stopped working on google chrome, all tabs claim to have no internet and stick me with the ERR CONNECTION CLOSED error, Once again i preformed the same troubleshooting steps but nothing came of it. So both firefox and chrome are bricked and refuse to work.

Im currently using microsoft edge to write this and im afraid to touch anything here or login to anything incase it also breaks.

Shortly after chrome gave up the game, i tried to do a full reinstall of firefox, again did not work, i then tried to do a reinstall of chrome, and the chrome installer now claimed i had no internet, whilst i was on call in discord and using other programs with internet. so chrome refused to install, I then managed to install the chrome 'standalone' which doesnt require internet and it worked, i did not import anything this time and just browsed around, and shortly after, once again, without logging into anything, it gives me the same error, and now even if i reinstall the standalone chrome, it refuses to work, once its broke its broke for good.

Im completely at a loss here i feel like ive been hacked or something because it works then suddenly its broke forever, ive been reading up that it may be something on my PC cutting the connection to everything but i really am clueless on what it could be, this was the first time i used my PC today, i didnt have any driver or windows updates, if anyone can provide literally any context or help here it would be greatly appreciated, im not one to make support tickets because i usually research until i fix it, but im out of options

Thank you!

Asked by Marc-ladzee 7 hours ago

autofill save is no longer working

since updating to firefox 78.15.0esr iOS 10.11.6 my autofill is no longer working, that is, even though I hitting the blue SAVE button, nothing is being saved edit: mov… (read more)

since updating to firefox 78.15.0esr iOS 10.11.6 my autofill is no longer working, that is, even though I hitting the blue SAVE button, nothing is being saved



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

Asked by francgolfa 9 hours ago

Problems with Firefox loading and closing pages.

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts… (read more)

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts. Any thoughts on why this is happening and what to do about it? It's especially concerning with the sites I go to to pay bills.

ATT.net I can sign in OK but then I get a page that says redirecting and it never loads. When I use Chrome, I'm not having a problem. All my bookmarks are set in Firefox so I'd rather not have to change them all over to Chrome. I can sign into my BOA account with no problem. When I sign out of BOA I get a window with a spinning dial that says signing out please wait but it never stops, leaving me wondering if it's exposed.

Thanks, Marnie McNamara


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

Asked by marnie1 11 hours ago

youtube fullscreen

lets say im watching youtube fullscreen on two monitors but i press escape to close the video im currently watching, firefox closes both fullscreens. it happens on all vi… (read more)

lets say im watching youtube fullscreen on two monitors but i press escape to close the video im currently watching, firefox closes both fullscreens. it happens on all videos. is there anyway to stop that

Asked by Fluxa 9 hours ago

New Firefox Update Messes with facebook

Ever since you guys automatically updated your browser on my MacBook Pro (Catalina 10.15), I can hardly use facebook! Instant Messenger barely works, I can't download my … (read more)

Ever since you guys automatically updated your browser on my MacBook Pro (Catalina 10.15), I can hardly use facebook! Instant Messenger barely works, I can't download my group pages, etc. It works fine on Safari, but not on your new Firefox! Help!

Asked by kwgruber 10 hours ago

Problem after I reboot accessing any site.

On my Toshiba laptop, but not on my desktop, when I reboot and click on any bookmark or on any tab to search for anything it just keeps trying to access it forever. If I … (read more)

On my Toshiba laptop, but not on my desktop, when I reboot and click on any bookmark or on any tab to search for anything it just keeps trying to access it forever. If I close Firefox and start again, it says Firefox is running and needs to close and do I want to close it - Yes but does it again and again. Sometimes waiting awhile, it eventually works.

Asked by SueJohnson 3 days ago

Last reply by SueJohnson 10 hours ago

facebook

when i try to share something or save it brings me to another post, it only happens on firefox i have reverted back to internet explorer till this issue is resolved … (read more)

when i try to share something or save it brings me to another post, it only happens on firefox i have reverted back to internet explorer till this issue is resolved

Asked by highmiley0932 11 hours ago

New York times website - doesn't work on firefox. won't load.

i'm using an older dell computer with windows 10. I've updated firefox today. New York times - the website loads only partially now, prior to this update it would loa… (read more)

i'm using an older dell computer with windows 10. I've updated firefox today. New York times - the website loads only partially now, prior to this update it would load but links to continue reading the articles were not functional. About 3 months I've had these problems.

Loads perfectly on microsoft edge. I'd rather not switch browsers but being forced to unless a solution? thank you

Asked by rfeld 11 hours ago

Multiaccount containers multiplying my tabs?

3 days ago I closed my main Firefox Windowby accident, while other windows were open. To restore, I just used the normal "recently closed windows" option and reopened my … (read more)

3 days ago I closed my main Firefox Windowby accident, while other windows were open. To restore, I just used the normal "recently closed windows" option and reopened my windows. Immediatly, all my tabs that were assigned to "Containers" were duplicated, and I lost the "Simple Tab Groups" order. For each tab on a container, a second was created without an assigned container. Fine, i thought, just closed 130 tabs that were unassigned, and moved them to the right Groups again. Next day, i open firefox, same thing. All tabs duplicated (but now on the proper groups). Closed 130 duplicated tabs and moved on. But I can't spend 5 minutes each day doing it! Testing more, I realized that every time I close and reopen Firefox, all the tabs assigned to a Container get a copy. If i close and reopen firefox 10 times, i will get 10 copies of all tabs, with no assigned containers to them, ending up with 1300 unnecessary tabs.

I just cant figure out how to fix it. Any advice?

Asked by stereohearts0242 13 hours ago

Tab always crashes on audio playback

I've had this problem for a couple of years already. Not with other browsers and, with the Internet Download Manager extension, I'm usually able to download multimedia co… (read more)

I've had this problem for a couple of years already. Not with other browsers and, with the Internet Download Manager extension, I'm usually able to download multimedia content in FF. (That's been my workaround.)

For example, when loading this humble URL ... https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/d/d8/Plattenknistern_record.ogg/Plattenknistern_record.ogg.mp3 ... if I have autoplay enabled, it'll crash right away ("Your tab just crashed"), without autoplay, it'll crash as soon as I hit play. No report gets created under about:crashes.

No difference if I create a new user profile and disable add-ons. Disabling hardware acceleration doesn't help either. I can't do without most of my settings and add-ons, so refreshing FF is not an option. I'd sooner try a new install (and then import my profile and reinstall add-ons), but that's laborious, not guaranteed to solve the problem, and I figure that there ought to be some way to diagnose a crash in such straightforward circumstances? Telling the JS debugger to pause on exceptions seems to be no help.

Twitter videos used to work, albeit without audio, so long as I didn't pause and then resume playback. Lately, after upgrading from FF 104 to 105 (or possibly through a change on Twitter's end), I get "the media could not be played."

Asked by fucsi 16 hours ago

Last reply by fucsi 13 hours ago

How do i fix freezes?

ok so ive tried everything and from what ive seen firefox has a sudden spike in cpu in a random proccess and stops working before firefox kills it off and everything goes… (read more)

ok so ive tried everything and from what ive seen firefox has a sudden spike in cpu in a random proccess and stops working before firefox kills it off and everything goes back to normal

one place where it happens consistently is the sign in page on ebay. the only fix ive found is opening firefox in troubleshoot mode

before you ask, ive reset everything on firefox. brand new install of it too. nothing on this version of it. still happens. its not the plugins nor settings

please help me im not the only one having this issue

Asked by Redthesonic123 16 hours ago