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After clicking on delete cookies and cache for ONE particular website, then closing Firefox and restarting it, it lost previous history and settings!

After clicking on Delete cookies and Cache for only ONE particular website, in Cookies and Site Data, Manage Data then closing Firefox and restarting it, it lost ALL of m… (read more)

After clicking on Delete cookies and Cache for only ONE particular website, in Cookies and Site Data, Manage Data then closing Firefox and restarting it, it lost ALL of my Tabs, previous browsing session history and my Bookmarks Setting which was pinned on the left side of the screen and the Menu Bar! I tried Refreshing Firefox but that didn't help. Under Startup, I had the box selected to Restore Previous Session. What's going on with Firefox?? This is especially frustrating because I don't have time to waste trying to fix Firefox---especially while simply trying to fix a problem with one website which as made thing worse.

Why should this problem occur and how can I get all of my previous settings back shortly and make then stay?

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 3 days ago

Cannot whitelist http version of site from tracking protection

Hello. I am a developer and I'm trying to whitelist a website I'm currently working on from tracking protection in order to prevent blocking of xhr requests. The problem … (read more)

Hello. I am a developer and I'm trying to whitelist a website I'm currently working on from tracking protection in order to prevent blocking of xhr requests. The problem is that, although I have specifically disabled tracking protection for the domain, the resources are still blocked after refreshing tabs. Looking at the exceptions list I can see that it features https://client.enterprise but the intended domain is http, without any encryption. Could that cause the issue?

Asked by Liviu Gelea 1 day ago

PDF Open with Firefox Option URL Showing Computer File Path - Need to display website URL

Since the new update was released I have been unable to figure out how to have the 'Open with Firefox' option for PDFs display the URL for the website and not my computer… (read more)

Since the new update was released I have been unable to figure out how to have the 'Open with Firefox' option for PDFs display the URL for the website and not my computer's program files.

I link a number of PDFs for my work and currently need to switch to Chrome to obtain the correct link, which is unnecessary and time consuming, prompt help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Brandi Casey 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Where have my logins gone?

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cl… (read more)

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cleared. I am now faced with the arduous task of resetting many many login credential. Poor advice from Mozilla.

Asked by jon.pearce26 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

firefox monitor data security warning

I have received an email warning of a possible data breach It has a hyperlink for more information. ON PRINCIPLE, I never follow such hyperlinks but go to the appropriate… (read more)

I have received an email warning of a possible data breach It has a hyperlink for more information. ON PRINCIPLE, I never follow such hyperlinks but go to the appropriate website and investigate from there.

Your website is so convoluted and elliptical that I have absolutely no idea how to check out this email without the basic error of following a suspect hyperlink.

Asked by mw 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Downloads from external domains don't start since 79.0

Since the update 79.0, I'm having problems with downloads not starting, if they are directed to a different server via the download button. Before, the extra window would… (read more)

Since the update 79.0, I'm having problems with downloads not starting, if they are directed to a different server via the download button. Before, the extra window would briefly open and close and then the download dialogue would pop up as to where to save the file. This is no longer happening, the window briefly pops open, but it doesnt let me save the file anymore. Instead i found out, that its creating a bunch of .part files in the Appdata/Temp folder for each download that didnt start that way. What still works is rightclick-> save as, however, that's not very comfortable. Any idea as to what change may have caused this behaviour and how I can fix it?

Asked by branTT 1 week ago

Aggiornamento della casche

salve, Sono uno sviluppatore web. Ho notato che dopo gli ultimi aggiornamenti Firefox si è allineato alla linea di Chrome e Opera, creando un problema non da poco. Il pro… (read more)

salve, Sono uno sviluppatore web. Ho notato che dopo gli ultimi aggiornamenti Firefox si è allineato alla linea di Chrome e Opera, creando un problema non da poco. Il problema è che non rispetta le impostazioni header per NON memorizzare la pagina in cache. Più in particolare le pagine da me create impostano il Cache-Control a "private,no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate,max-age=0" ed in più imposto l'header PHP (tramite .htaccess) per non memorizzare i file tipo php, js,css,html. Aggiornando la pagina tramite l'apposito comando "Ricarica" il browser mantiene in memoria i file obsoleti (js e css) non aggiornando la cache come richiesto. L'unico modo per aggiornare i file è "eliminare la cronologia del browser". La stessa cosa accade ricaricando gli iframe.

In prevalenza facciamo delle applicazioni WEB per cui è necessario che i file siano sempre aggiornati in base alle ultime modifiche, da cui la necessità di NON memorizzare in cache. Questa pecca ci ha spinto a SCONSIGLIARE ai nostri Clienti l'utilizzo di Chrome e Opera in favore di Firefox. Spero prendiate in esame il problema. Attendo un Vostro riscontro.

Asked by Wmamba 1 week ago

Transparent Bookmarks bug

Hi When I click a Bookmarks folder on the top bar to drop down the bookmarks - all the bookmarks have a fully transparent background. This happens on all default or insta… (read more)

Hi

When I click a Bookmarks folder on the top bar to drop down the bookmarks - all the bookmarks have a fully transparent background. This happens on all default or installed themes

Can anyone help

Thanks Brian

Asked by Dsotm44 1 week ago

Last reply by Dsotm44 6 days ago

Firefox on MacOS Catalina fails to save/restore tabs, whether pinned or otherwise, after shutdown.

Firefox on MacOS Catalina fails to save/restore tabs, whether pinned or otherwise, after shutdown. I have extensions: Bitwarden DuckDuckGo Privacy Amazon smile sponsor r… (read more)

Firefox on MacOS Catalina fails to save/restore tabs, whether pinned or otherwise, after shutdown.

I have extensions: Bitwarden DuckDuckGo Privacy Amazon smile sponsor redirect Amazon Unsponsored YouTube Sponsor block

Tried it with and without these running and FF fails to save my tabs, regardless of shutting down the browser or the OS. This does not occur on Win10 or my Linux distros. I've been trawling forums and help pages and the Interweb casually for weeks now, without success, but getting quite frustrated now; so posting this as a last resort. Thanks in advance of any suggestions.

Asked by rjniblock 1 week ago

When I download a file(uploaded as pdf) from a website(https://ums.lpu.in/lpuums/frmstudentdownloadassignment.aspx), why the Firefox is downloading it as html?

I have turned off all the add-ons and anti-virus, but the problem persisted. Even, if I download the same file in Android platform form Firefox I get same error. However,… (read more)

I have turned off all the add-ons and anti-virus, but the problem persisted. Even, if I download the same file in Android platform form Firefox I get same error. However, the Chrome don't show this error, to download files from this site I have to switch to Chrome everytime, which is very annoying, what could be the possible cause of this? If any information about site is required, let me know I can share it using developer option in Firefox. I have attached the screensnips of pop-screen when I click on the download button in the website along with the troubleshoot information. Please, help me with this! Thank You! :-))

Asked by Anush 1 week ago

Importing bookmarks from Safari on iPhone to Firefox on PC

My old PC crashed and now I have a new. I would like to import my old Firefox bookmarks (from my old PC) which I have on my iPhone and transfer those to Firefox on my new… (read more)

My old PC crashed and now I have a new. I would like to import my old Firefox bookmarks (from my old PC) which I have on my iPhone and transfer those to Firefox on my new PC.

How to do? It seems as it is no longer possible to install Safari on PC (which this suggests: https://support.mozilla.org/da/questions/1285031).

Thank you in advance for your help :-)

Asked by tinastoltze 1 week ago

menu language automatically changing to arabic

Hello, Good day. I am using firefox in windows 10. I have a peculiar issue of menu language automatically changing to arabic. I manually changed it many times but it chan… (read more)

Hello, Good day. I am using firefox in windows 10.

I have a peculiar issue of menu language automatically changing to arabic. I manually changed it many times but it changes back to Arabic often more than 10 time in the last 3 months.

Wondering if this is a bug or act of any malware or virus... or automatically changing based on region of use... but there is no option to choose / enable/ disable regional changing configuration.

Kindly advise how to prevent Firefox changing automatically to Arabic.

Thank you.

Asked by gsuryan1 1 week ago

Ping Latency with Firefox

Hi, I have had a really strange problem since working from home where i get broken calls with my softphone. To start with i put it down to my ISP/Router, but after some d… (read more)

Hi,

I have had a really strange problem since working from home where i get broken calls with my softphone. To start with i put it down to my ISP/Router, but after some digging i noticed i am getting 400ms ping responses to my router at certain times of the day. All other devices on my network get <2ms ping responses. Reboot my surfacebook and pings go back to <5ms. After doing some testing i realised that it was Firefox causing the issues, soon as i close firefox, pings drop back to <2ms. Open firefox and work work on it for an hour or two and they creep back up to 400ms, close it and they drop. It's a test i have run multiple times as i didn't believe a browser would do this. Because i work in IT and i haven't reloaded my laptop for at least a year i thought i'd reload a fresh build of Windows...with just drivers and firefox....same problem. I have also run a stress test on the CPU / Memory to see if that had the same results, it doesn't.

Asked by kwolton 1 week ago

Last reply by kwolton 2 days ago

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Pop up on CNBC, my home page

I use the Ad Blocker. But it doesn't help with CNBC's annoying pop up that says, "Please support our Journalism by allowing ads." which is powered by Admiral. This cu… (read more)

I use the Ad Blocker. But it doesn't help with CNBC's annoying pop up that says, "Please support our Journalism by allowing ads." which is powered by Admiral.

This cussed thing pops up every time I fire up my desktop PC which runs Windows 10. It gives me two choices. 1. To click on sentence that says something like, "Continue without supporting ads" or 2. To go through a long process to shut down Ad Block so they can fill up my CNBC pages with ads about crap that I will never buy online.

Help! I want to get rid of that pop up permanently!

Asked by jon.771 1 week ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 week ago

nimbusweb.me opens a new tab every time I start firefox | How to stop it!

Using Firefox 79.0 | Add on NIMBUS | When I shutdown add-on Nimbus, it stops opening up a new focused Tab. However When I activate the add-on, it opens a new focused tab … (read more)

Using Firefox 79.0 | Add on NIMBUS | When I shutdown add-on Nimbus, it stops opening up a new focused Tab. However When I activate the add-on, it opens a new focused tab each time I open a new firefox session. It opens a focused tab pointing to: https://nimbusweb.me/capture-install/install.php I have tried several suggestions and it did not work. I've contacted Nimbus several times, however I did not receive a response. Thank you!

Asked by Nick Micale 1 week ago

Firefox restricts me from renaming or moving folders that contain files I downloaded with it

No matter what I do, it just eventually happens EVERYTIME. The worst part is that I can't predict when it will happen next time. For some reason, when I download a file w… (read more)

No matter what I do, it just eventually happens EVERYTIME. The worst part is that I can't predict when it will happen next time.

For some reason, when I download a file with Firefox (Firefox is currently set to always download files right to my Desktop), and then move it from my Desktop (which is obviously located in C: drive) to my external drive, place it in some folder and after that try to move that folder in the other place, or rename it - I just can't because that folder, or files within it are currently being used by some other program (I'm sorry, what?).

But! The solution is very simple: if I close Firefox and try again - ta-da! The folder is no longer used by anything, and I can do what I wanted to do with success.

This is very, VEEERY annoying! Additionally, I'll add a screenshot showing all of extensions installed in my browser, as well as troubleshoot info (if that might help). Anyone, please, help me fix that!

Asked by Sunsper 1 week ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 week ago

Scroll bar too wide.

Hello, I'd like to make the scroll bar thinner and don't know how, all the advice I have found online either doesn't work or isn't clear enough for me to follow. The scro… (read more)

Hello,

I'd like to make the scroll bar thinner and don't know how, all the advice I have found online either doesn't work or isn't clear enough for me to follow.

The scroll bar is ok on a new tab but becomes wider on websites and sometimes creates a horizontal scroll bar.

Thanks.

Asked by tommagu 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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delete master password

bold text My Firefox master password is asking me nearly every 3-5 minutes to give the master password. I made a mistake when I asked it. I am using only alone my comput… (read more)

bold text My Firefox master password is asking me nearly every 3-5 minutes to give the master password. I made a mistake when I asked it. I am using only alone my computer. Please help me.

Asked by BAPTISTE 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago