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Why are bookmarks not automatically saved in the search engine (Firefox) you are using?

Windows 8.1 would not load last Wednesday, so I "refreshed" it using F10; which stated all files and apps would be retained (what a lie.) Most apps were disabled, or rem… (read more)

Windows 8.1 would not load last Wednesday, so I "refreshed" it using F10; which stated all files and apps would be retained (what a lie.) Most apps were disabled, or removed, and needed to be re-loaded, as well as about 200 updates which needed to be downloaded, and still being downloaded. When re-loading Firefox my previous bookmarks were not retained, although I think may have located them via a Microsoft remedy (Firefox remedies have been fruitless.) They are not not the old Firefox folder (my most recent entry was 2019,) and not in the places Firefox has suggested looking. I will backup my current 5 days worth of bookmarks, when all of the downloads are current, and try to download the Microsoft suggestion. My question is; why are they NOT automatically saved? And if somebody has a remedy for me please send it as I will not do anything with my bookmarks for a few days.

Asked by newsie2000 13 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 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 59 minutes ago

Safari to Firefox....UGH

After the introduction of Safari years ago, I have finally recently switched to Firefox. I like it, but the font thing is about to send me packing. I just cannot get a de… (read more)

After the introduction of Safari years ago, I have finally recently switched to Firefox. I like it, but the font thing is about to send me packing. I just cannot get a decent automatic display of all websites. I never had an issue with Safari. Example: Gmail's body section is way too small, no matter how much I try to enlarge it, it just doesn't want to enlarge. I mean, this is really a hassle. Is there a simple setting in Firefox that can duplicate Safari's handling of text/fonts? I really would like to use it as my default browser, but it's really getting annoying.

Asked by hikerwest2014 15 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 hour ago

Dropdowns will not stay open

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas? … (read more)

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas?

Asked by donaldrmunro 3 days ago

Last reply by donaldrmunro 1 hour ago

What is this...anybody? Occasionally instead of a legible, properly presented answer I will get A "CODED RESPONSE" like the attached below.

{"state":"success","url":"/display/confirm/quiz/75c674c4-90ee-491b-8108-c16ce90919bb/264263/confirmation?campaignId=264263&channelId=8847&medium=direct&source… (read more)

{"state":"success","url":"/display/confirm/quiz/75c674c4-90ee-491b-8108-c16ce90919bb/264263/confirmation?campaignId=264263&channelId=8847&medium=direct&source=travelchannel&payload=Ln1nFxkjHxCAkQJfP%2BeNlrPyuRumASS6dP3gowk%2F31U%3D&containerId=c6d9d631-fe55-4296-b1cc-3fb94dba950a&channel=website","entry":{"id":"83fc17fb-c260-4ba8-baa2-62df10055e9c","uid":"w268acbac45df20f586a25dafcf5ca416","ngx_ext_id":"dfc9c970c0165bb29bc10f76de076d71","ngx_ext_id_type":"integration_id","content":{},"quiz":{"score":0,"message":"Incorrect! But good news: you're still entered for a chance to win $10,000 cash.","total":1,"payload":"Ln1nFxkjHxCAkQJfP+eNlrPyuRumASS6dP3gowk/31U="}},"route":{"routeRef":"display:route:activate","token":"|:|xstiBiP-j7Ul44jtyy9yw1PJ3jpooJM0sOHn7HkQ-Yk"}}

Asked by BeBop4000 2 hours ago

Downloads

I'm working on an iMac, Monterey 12.6 and using Firefox 105.0.1. In Settings, I can only choose to have downloaded files be saved in the Downloads folder. If I were to ch… (read more)

I'm working on an iMac, Monterey 12.6 and using Firefox 105.0.1. In Settings, I can only choose to have downloaded files be saved in the Downloads folder. If I were to check the box "Always ask you where to save files", it won't fully download or will be sent elsewhere on the Mac hard drive. I tried reading other articles that dealt with changing True/False settings in Firefox, but I really have no idea how to do that and if it made it worse. How can I fix this properly so that when I choose to download a file, I can also choose to save it in a specific folder? I'm also not sure if the Applications choices (how Firefox handles various files) is incomplete or not working.

Asked by guvnor1 2 hours ago

Outlook web access pane not displaying correctly

I use Outlook Web Access to view my emails for work. When I click on an email to read, it doesn't fill up the pane that opens, and it's about 1/3 of the pane. It must be … (read more)

I use Outlook Web Access to view my emails for work. When I click on an email to read, it doesn't fill up the pane that opens, and it's about 1/3 of the pane. It must be a Firefox issue, as I don't have this same problem when I open up an email using Google Chrome. How do I get my email to fill the entire pane and not be shrunk to 1/3 of the reading pane when I open the email?

Asked by mikebindis 3 hours ago

Large White Bar At The Bottom Of The Screen In Firefox (Windows 11, v106.0b4 Developer Edition, v105.0.1 Standard Edition)

Hello, I am currently having an annoying issue when browsing Firefox on particular websites. There's this large, irremovable white bar at the bottom of the screen that a… (read more)

Hello, I am currently having an annoying issue when browsing Firefox on particular websites. There's this large, irremovable white bar at the bottom of the screen that appears when I'm browsing particular websites (it only appears on those and those websites only), but it never appears on other websites and there doesn't seem to be a way to remove it. I've tried clearing cookies and cache, disabling certain extensions but nothing has seemed to work so far. I'm currently using the Firefox Nightly, but the same exact issue is present on the same exact websites (developer.mozilla.org, codewars.com, etc.) on my regular version of the browser. This is getting really annoying and I don't want to switch to a Chromium-based browser, so is there any way to fix this annoying issue? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Aldi Kabulov 6 hours ago

Last reply by Aldi Kabulov 5 hours ago

Facebook scrolling out of control

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, n… (read more)

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, new images begin to load. This reload results in 3-15+ newly loaded Fb posts scrolling past so fast as to be invisible. I have to keep my cursor on the scroll slider and, when the loading begins, start scrolling up if I want to have any chance to easily find the last post I was reading. I have seen this behavior, grossly exaggerated, when I was viewing a video. The reload caused the viewing to pause and upwards of 15 newly loaded posts scrolled past in this rapid manner. My work requires that I am able to view pages of Facebook posts and this is now massively time-consuming and intolerable. I may have to change browsers in spite of my reluctance to do so.

Asked by Helium2 2 months ago

Last reply by Mary 5 hours ago

Distorted Images on page 2 of Barclays Bank (UK) sign in to account

When signing in to my Barclays On Line account,the 2nd page of the sequence is distorted such that one vital box can only be seen my reducing the page to 65%. This happen… (read more)

When signing in to my Barclays On Line account,the 2nd page of the sequence is distorted such that one vital box can only be seen my reducing the page to 65%. This happens on two PC's both are using Firefox. Browsing with Edge gives no problem! One PC is running win 10 the other Win11 - both have Norton 360 AV. Is this a FF or Barclays problem?

Asked by mjrcohen 19 hours ago

Last reply by mjrcohen 6 hours ago

Troijan.GenericKD.62058384

Hi - my BitDefender Internet Security found this Trojan.GenericKD.62058384 in my firefox profiles folder - C:\Users\david\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\v6jicbrz… (read more)

Hi - my BitDefender Internet Security found this Trojan.GenericKD.62058384 in my firefox profiles folder - C:\Users\david\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\v6jicbrz.default-release-1662311998698\cache2\entries\E4A4EB628D5AE50B559489046BF17891EBE92F04=>(gzip)

Is this a false positive? This cache is nearly 1GB in size, are all the files needed?

TIA davidj

Asked by djp2018 8 hours ago

Last reply by James 8 hours ago

Autofill not working after last update

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has be… (read more)

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has been working, though.

Asked by jayneeyoung91 3 months ago

Last reply by antonyldala 9 hours ago

open closed tabs

when reopening closed tabs it doesn't open last closed tabs, it only opens closed tabs in the window you are using. so if you have closed a window it doesn't reopen like … (read more)

when reopening closed tabs it doesn't open last closed tabs, it only opens closed tabs in the window you are using. so if you have closed a window it doesn't reopen like it does on chrome

Asked by Fluxa 22 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 13 hours ago

Printing

Whenever I print my transfer transcript, it will always combine both the pages into one page. Using other browsers, I would be able to just print the first page but I do … (read more)

Whenever I print my transfer transcript, it will always combine both the pages into one page. Using other browsers, I would be able to just print the first page but I do not have the option in Firefox. I would like to be able to just print the first page and not the combined page 1 and 2. Thank you.

Asked by Melvin Yap 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 13 hours ago

Firefox apparently deleted by system restore

Greetings... Yesterday, my laptop was functioning without difficulty. Today, when I logged into Windows 10, instead of my usual profile/desktop appearing, a default profi… (read more)

Greetings...

Yesterday, my laptop was functioning without difficulty. Today, when I logged into Windows 10, instead of my usual profile/desktop appearing, a default profile/desktop appeared.

I performed a system restore using the most recent restore point (two days ago). The system restore completed successfully and upon restart and login, my usual profile/desktop appeared.

However, my installation of Firefox no longer completely exists. In the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox directory, many of the files that customarily exist no longer appear, including firefox.exe.

Most certainly, I do not want to lose any of my bookmarks, open tabs, or custom settings that I have established in my Firefox over many years of use. What would be the best way for me to restore Firefox on my laptop, while preserving all of my bookmarks, open tabs, custom settings, etc?

Would a simple reinstall of Firefox accomplish this task, without my losing any of my bookmarks, open tabs, custom settings, etc? Or, is there something else that I should do?

I would sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding this problem. Thank you!

...ted

Asked by Ted Benjeski 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 14 hours ago

Problem accessing New York Times articles

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site… (read more)

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site thinks I do not have a subscription and that I have used up all my free articles. If I use the Chrome browser, it works fine, but I do not want to use Chrome. I use FireFox for all my browsing. I have deleted cache and cookies. Tried the "Private Windows" too. I have logged out and back in. I have rebooted the machine (an Alienware 17 R5) and closed and opened Firefox. The "agents" I chatted with say this is a browser problem as everything is working fine on their side and it works in Chrome. Can anyone help me out?

Mark

Asked by mstorin 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 14 hours ago