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virus detection - Checks

Hi, I am running the french FF 79.0 64 bit I just started to download the latest iso of debian 10.5 from the official Mirror and got the FF warning that it contains a vir… (read more)

Hi, I am running the french FF 79.0 64 bit I just started to download the latest iso of debian 10.5 from the official Mirror and got the FF warning that it contains a virus. I am not sure if you have a team to check false positive as this is the official site and that it was released only yesterday https://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-dvd/debian-10.5.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso and I am getting worried after I got this message. Thank you in advance. Regards, Stephane

Asked by Stéphane BLIN 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox Update 79.0 from Version 78.0.2 64bit Windows 10

Hello Community, I'm new here ;) My Question is: Why didn't the new version 79.0 install itself automatic like the other versions did before? I should download it from th… (read more)

Hello Community,

I'm new here ;)

My Question is:

Why didn't the new version 79.0 install itself automatic like the other versions did before? I should download it from the Homepage and install it (maybe deinstall the Browser before). I got v.78.0.2 64bit on a Windows 10 desktop.

Thank you, friendly regards,

Robert

Asked by Robert 4 days ago

Answered by Standard8 4 days ago

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Automatic Firefox Updates fail

Update to the most recent Firefox Browser Version unsuccessful. 'Automatic update' option is active, but I receive a failure message like "... could not be updated to the… (read more)

Update to the most recent Firefox Browser Version unsuccessful. 'Automatic update' option is active, but I receive a failure message like "... could not be updated to the newest version". I'm stuck at version 69 or so. Manual update equally unsuccessful - I tried the commonly known tips already. Windows 8 PC, active user profile is not 'administrator' (this was not a problem in the past). P.S.: I'm sending thsi message from a different PC (... wher updating Firefox no problem) - so educated guesses below may be misleading

Asked by aliasnospam 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (read more)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal 1 month ago

Answered by trevorawestphal 1 month ago

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"Virginize" Firefox

Hello, I am using Firefox, syncronized, on two computers and I have to separate from one of them, a laptop PC. The problem that, even if I log out on it, the browser keep… (read more)

Hello, I am using Firefox, syncronized, on two computers and I have to separate from one of them, a laptop PC. The problem that, even if I log out on it, the browser keeps my bookmarks. How can I "virginize" the browser before separating from my laptop, please? Thank you for your reply. Armorik

Asked by armorik 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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64 bit install has sheild flag and will not open

Ever done something and wish you hadn't. I upgraded my 32 bit Firefox install to 64 bit and it's all gone horribly wrong. The Firefox icon has a wee shield on it and wh… (read more)

Ever done something and wish you hadn't. I upgraded my 32 bit Firefox install to 64 bit and it's all gone horribly wrong. The Firefox icon has a wee shield on it and when I try to run it I'm constantly asked if I want Firefox to update my PC.

I've tried uninstalling and re-installing several times with no success. It looks like I have 4 options

  • Forget using Firefox (don't want to do that)
  • Buy a new PC (can't afford that)
  • Plead with the experts on here to help me get it fixed.
  • Rollback my PC to yesterday!

I'm running windows 10 build 1903 on a Lenovo all in one PC. Please please please can someone help?

Asked by colin.mclennan 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Restoring lost profile

I replaced the HDD in my iMac, and in the process of copying data and applications back to the new HDD from various backups, my olngtime Firefox profile got lost. I have … (read more)

I replaced the HDD in my iMac, and in the process of copying data and applications back to the new HDD from various backups, my olngtime Firefox profile got lost. I have now retrieved it from what I think is the last computer backup. I can't quite achieve getting my new version of FF (78.0.2) on the new HDD to recognize and use the longtime profile. I really miss my bookmarks and logins/passwords. (No, I didn't have Firefox Sync set before this.) Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

Wes

Asked by wessokolosky 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Firefox Installer is WAY too simplified.

The Firefox Installer is WAY too simple for my needs. How? There isn't any "Custom Installation" or Advanced" option. When you open the installer, it just installs Firefo… (read more)

The Firefox Installer is WAY too simple for my needs. How? There isn't any "Custom Installation" or Advanced" option. When you open the installer, it just installs Firefox. What I want is something to let me choose where to install Firefox. Anyone know how I can do this? I really like firefox, but the installer is WAYYY too simple, please make an advanced options menu, and tell my WHY you made the installer so SIMPLE. How can we change if it creates a start menu folder, or desktop icon? We cant! Please make the installer more advanced, can someone PLEASE tell me how to change the installation location?

Asked by kennylr2007 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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I Have Really Messed Things Up and need HELP

I bought a new computer. I read about how to transfer over your profile. On my old computer I located the folder, and went up one level as it said. I had 2 files there, n… (read more)

I bought a new computer. I read about how to transfer over your profile. On my old computer I located the folder, and went up one level as it said. I had 2 files there, not 1 .I saved these files. I installed firefox on my new computer and followed the same steps to locate the folder. It also had 2 files, with different names. I STUPIDLY deleted these two files and put in the two I had copied from my old compter. Turned offirefox and turned it back on. It would notopen because it said it couldnot locate my profile folder. I uninstalled Firefox, and reinstalled it. I still get the same error.

Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible. I thought uninstalling and reinstalling it would solve the first part of the program but as of now, I have no Firefox.

Any suggestions from anyone.

Asked by smokininkman1 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Newly updated Firefox 78.0.2 doesn't render pages well under MacOS 10.15.6

I just updated to Firefox 78.0.2 on my MacBook Air running MacOS 10.5.6. Firefox starts and opens all my windows as normal, but the page rendering is completely wrong. Al… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox 78.0.2 on my MacBook Air running MacOS 10.5.6. Firefox starts and opens all my windows as normal, but the page rendering is completely wrong. All pages are affected- yahoo.com, duckduckgo.com, I get plaintext HTML instead of any graphics working. Anyone else have this issue?

Asked by jayce_seven 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Is opening a pdf file in firefox browser safe?

Hi, I accidently opened a sensitive file using firefox browser. I reinstalled windows but is there a chance of the file being seen still on the internet? If so, is there … (read more)

Hi,

I accidently opened a sensitive file using firefox browser. I reinstalled windows but is there a chance of the file being seen still on the internet? If so, is there anything else I can do?

Thank you guys in advance! I'm kinda worried :(

Asked by for_rebecca 2 weeks ago

Answered by Meskó Balázs 2 weeks ago

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import passwords from vivaldi

hi all, i try to import all passwords from vivaldi to firefox 78.0.2 but looks like there is completely no option to do that. the only export option is when i open impor… (read more)

hi all, i try to import all passwords from vivaldi to firefox 78.0.2 but looks like there is completely no option to do that. the only export option is when i open import wizard which tells me "no programs that contain bookmarks...could be found" which is complete nonsense as i have a vivaldi running and full of passwords. please do not advise me to put manually every password,i have close to 100,coze this will not happened. btw,im on latest manjaro xfce,just fyi if its important. thx for help in advance.

Asked by Me 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Don't want to upgrade

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 and i keep getting notices to upgrade. But the last time I upgraded, Firefox changed the locations of my tabs from below the address bar to above… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 and i keep getting notices to upgrade. But the last time I upgraded, Firefox changed the locations of my tabs from below the address bar to above the address bar and also changed the behavior of the address bar. It took me a couple of weeks to find the answers and get things back the way they were. I don't want to upgrade Firefox because I have no idea what it might change this time. Is there a way to keep Firefox from sending me upgrade notices when I don't want them?

Asked by mikejanus 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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Upgrade issue for 78.0.2

Dear Colleague, I am on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 64-bit. I have been running Firefox for 15 years without a problem. So, I saw that there was an upgrade … (read more)

Dear Colleague,

  I am on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 64-bit.     I have been running Firefox for 15 years without a problem. So,  I saw that there was an upgrade to Firefox, and I downloaded it and started installing.    I have completed this process many times in the past.
  When I started running the upgrade, I received the following error,  XUI Runner window that says  "Error Platform version '78.0.2' is not compatible with minVersion>=78.0.1 maxVersion <=78.0.1.  I checked the wiki and the bug list but did not see any bugs.    
  I have not uninstalled and reinstalled yet because I do not want to lose my bookmarks, history, etc. if I can help it.  
  Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you Marj

Asked by mgarrean 3 weeks ago

Answered by mgarrean 3 weeks ago

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new update

I open firefox today and all my bookmarks etc.. are gone and All i have is a blank browser!!!!!!!! wtf 07-12-2020 duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1… (read more)

I open firefox today and all my bookmarks etc.. are gone and All i have is a blank browser!!!!!!!! wtf 07-12-2020

duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1294753

Asked by imwest 3 weeks ago