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Transferring bookmarks to a new computer

I've had this happen twice now. Getting a new PC and wanting to transfer my bookmarks from old to new. I have had bookmarks on the old computer arranged in order of prior… (read more)

I've had this happen twice now. Getting a new PC and wanting to transfer my bookmarks from old to new. I have had bookmarks on the old computer arranged in order of priority from left to right on my bookmarks bar. Did the export to create a HTML file and saved it so that I could import to new Firefox browser on new computer. So far so good. However, when setting up new browser and importing my bookmarks from the HTML file, it just creates a single folder on the new browser's bookmarks bar, instead of spreading my bookmarks out on the new bookmarks bar as it should. The bookmarks in the imported folder are still in the order I want, but to get them as individual items on the bookmarks bar, it seems I'd have to drag and drop them one by one to the new bookmarks bar. Solution please?

Asked by IainSimo 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 36 minutes ago

Google calendar

since a few hours it has been impossible to download Google Calendar, while it's regularly possible to get Gmail as well as other Google items (Contacts, Maps..). By othe… (read more)

since a few hours it has been impossible to download Google Calendar, while it's regularly possible to get Gmail as well as other Google items (Contacts, Maps..). By other browsers Google Calendar works normally. Is there a problem known? Thanks a lot. Giorgio Fossati Italy

Asked by giorgioeffe56 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 20 hours ago

uTorrent does not start from Firefox

Does anyone have experience with this phenomenon: When you click on a torrent link on a page opened in Firefox 83 (and above), the first window pops up, but the second on… (read more)

Does anyone have experience with this phenomenon:

When you click on a torrent link on a page opened in Firefox 83 (and above), the first window pops up, but the second one (in which uTorrent would come) is no longer. Nothing happens. Specifically, the entry is C: \ ProgramData \ Microsoft \ Windows \ WER \ ReportArchive \ AppCrash_uTorrent.exe....

If I revert to Firefox 82 or 78.6esr, the error will not occur.

If I choose not to download uTorrent but to download the torrent file, it works fine with all versions of Firefox.

Asked by gombszem 4 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Amazon password

Every time I install an update my Amazon password no longer works. And, I mean every time. This has been going on for the last 6-12 updates and I am forced to go into my … (read more)

Every time I install an update my Amazon password no longer works. And, I mean every time. This has been going on for the last 6-12 updates and I am forced to go into my Amazon account from another browser and change my password. I know the password being used in FF is correct because I use LastPass. This doesn't happen with any other browser. I've loved FF for years but this is totally unacceptable and I'm starting to like Edge. Any suggestions.

Asked by nataharli 1 day ago

Modifications des options relatives aux programmes à utiliser sans cesse éliminées et restaurées à "enregistrer"

Tous les jours je modifie les options des MP4 et PPS et demande d'utiliser VLC et Powerpoint cela fonctionne. Mais en quelques heures tout se remet à "Enregistrer" ss int… (read more)

Tous les jours je modifie les options des MP4 et PPS et demande d'utiliser VLC et Powerpoint cela fonctionne. Mais en quelques heures tout se remet à "Enregistrer" ss intervention de ma part cela se passe tous les jours et deviens agaçant. Pourtant word et d'autre programmes ne se modifient pas. N'y a t'il pas moyen de bloquer toute modification à ce tableau de paramètres.

Asked by m.hougardy 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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Everytime I update to a new Firefox, I lose my auto logins on sites.

Everytime I update to a new Firefox, I lose my auto logins on sites. I have to get out my Password list and manually login to every frikkin' site. I keep putting off upda… (read more)

Everytime I update to a new Firefox, I lose my auto logins on sites. I have to get out my Password list and manually login to every frikkin' site. I keep putting off updating, hoping that maybe the problem has been fixed, but like Lucy pulling the football from Charlie Brown, I give in and update and WHAM!

If this can't be fixed, is there a way to disable auto Firefox updates or even that nagging box in the upper right hand corner.

I don't do a lot of surfing on my PC any more, so to have this continually happen over and over again is extremely aggravating!

Asked by leefoo26 1 week ago

Answered by leefoo26 4 days ago

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Remove a second firefox installation on Windows 10 without reinstalling

I find I have two copies of Firefox, in both the Program Files and Program Files (x86) folders. Both of them are 64-bit however, and there is only one entry in Programs … (read more)

I find I have two copies of Firefox, in both the Program Files and Program Files (x86) folders. Both of them are 64-bit however, and there is only one entry in Programs and Features.

How do I remove one of these copies cleanly? The only problem it causes is that firefox appears twice on the default browser settings page, which is annoying.

Asked by carl42 3 days ago

Answered by carl42 2 days ago

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Can't install addons

When trying to install addons from Firefox addons management menu (tab 'about:addons'), they not downloads. and Firefox says 'addon can not be loaded because connection p… (read more)

When trying to install addons from Firefox addons management menu (tab 'about:addons'), they not downloads. and Firefox says 'addon can not be loaded because connection problem'.

When trying open 'https://addons.mozilla.org/ru/firefox/' have 'PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR'.

I am thinking the reason of this errors is blocking requests to 'addons.mozilla.org' by my internet provider (Beeline Kazakhstan). Because when I trying to connet to 'addons.mozilla.org' using VPN or proxy I have no problems described above.

I have no idea why this internet provider or goverment needs to block host 'addons.mozilla.org' (they love to block various website just fo fun). May you help me bypass this problem? May be you know the way how to install VPN addon offline for Mozilla Firefox whithout acces to addons webpage.

Sorry for my English and thank you for reading (:

Asked by Halixer 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Audio mp3 only saved as html although extension

Hello, I always download mp3 files inside webs using "Save as" and ".mp3" method. Sometimes I had to explicitly save filename with ".mp3" extension to force audio downloa… (read more)

Hello, I always download mp3 files inside webs using "Save as" and ".mp3" method. Sometimes I had to explicitly save filename with ".mp3" extension to force audio download. However trying to download an audio no matter what format I write in file always download only webpage as .html never as .mp3. Looking at sourcecode (image attached) I found a detail containing "chrome" in webpage. Later, I tried downloading with Chromium at it worked properly. Does anyone know how to download this from Firefox?

Thanks in advance for your help. P.D. I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0.

Asked by blazeditch 3 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

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Unable to successfully install FIrefox

When I download a fresh copy of firefox and attempt to install it, the install seems to go ok. But when I activate firefox, it just comes up with a blank page, I've tried… (read more)

When I download a fresh copy of firefox and attempt to install it, the install seems to go ok. But when I activate firefox, it just comes up with a blank page,

I've tried uninstalling it and re-installing it 3 times now.. Same result.

Asked by tenglema 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Firefox changes the file type during the downloading process

When I want to download a file with an appropriate file type, it is automatically changed to .zip. This behavior is observed only in Firefox browser, in others everything… (read more)

When I want to download a file with an appropriate file type, it is automatically changed to .zip. This behavior is observed only in Firefox browser, in others everything works well. Tried to reinstall Firefox - nothing changed. What should I do? Thank you in advance.

Asked by nataliia.berdychevska 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Transfer of FF Profiles etc.

I have a new W/10 PC. I downloaded and installed the latest version of FF 84.0.2 (64-bit) on the new PC. Once I got it installed on the new PC, I went to the old PC and c… (read more)

I have a new W/10 PC. I downloaded and installed the latest version of FF 84.0.2 (64-bit) on the new PC.

Once I got it installed on the new PC, I went to the old PC and copied from users/myname/appdata/roaming/Mozilla (which I think is 32-bit) and used that file to replace the MOZILLA in the similar location on the new PC.

However, I started getting error messages about the profiles on the new system were inconsistent with the old system. So consequently, on my NEW PC, I was not able to transfer the bookmarks, profile, etc from the old to the new.

How can I successfully transfer my profiles and other FF info from the old (32-bit) to the new (64-bit)?

THX

Dennis

Asked by drc0304 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

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FIREFOX PC-after downloading any software (in my case zapya) i m getting error upon installing that file source not present.i checked my antivirus,checked my permissions … (read more)

FIREFOX PC-after downloading any software (in my case zapya) i m getting error upon installing that file source not present.i checked my antivirus,checked my permissions almost everything...!!!

EDGE- i downloaded same softwares on edge browser they installed perfectly without any problem.

Is firefox scanning my downloads and making them corrupt?

Asked by rohitxp 4 days ago

Blocked by error message

Help, please! After a computer tech worked on my machine I've been unable to use FF. I have no trouble downloading a file, but when I click on "Run" I get this error me… (read more)

Help, please! After a computer tech worked on my machine I've been unable to use FF. I have no trouble downloading a file, but when I click on "Run" I get this error message: "Can not create temp folder archive." I can't get beyond that. This may be related to 7-Zip, because that program always pops up with the error message. What should I do?

Howard Lewis

Asked by ClinicCom 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago