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Mac migration from standard release to ESR

I am looking for suggestions/work flows for migrating existing Mac's from the standard firefox release to the ESR version. I am looking to manage these all under 1 updat… (read more)

I am looking for suggestions/work flows for migrating existing Mac's from the standard firefox release to the ESR version. I am looking to manage these all under 1 update cycle. A couple of current problems:

  1. On a system with the standard version already installed, I can't find a way to upgrade to the ESR version without uninstalling first.
  2. Once I would do an uninstall and then an install of the new version, I am prompted that I have launched an older version of Firefox and that I must create a new profile. How can I do this without loosing all users bookmarks, extensions, etc?

Thanks!

Asked by Bradley 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

password lost on upgarde

hello why can there not be a simple way of getting your passwords back after and up grade has lost them why is there not a simple restore button that allows novices like … (read more)

hello why can there not be a simple way of getting your passwords back after and up grade has lost them why is there not a simple restore button that allows novices like me to just press and reinstall , with out going through the ends of the earth on firefox todo this ? open this file then open that file, lose what has been saved and replace with another file, it is an impossible way to do this for a novice on firefox , with out paying a lot of money to a tech guy that will take a couple of minutes to do but that will take a novice months and not get it done in the end,

Asked by rhoslan 1 week ago

Last reply by rhoslan 1 week ago

stop firefox downloading

Hi Is there anyway to stop firefox downloading files entirely? Or at the very least, stop it auto downloading or prompting to save download settings ? thanks, J… (read more)

Hi

  Is there anyway to stop firefox downloading files entirely?  Or at the very least, stop it auto downloading or prompting to save download settings ?

thanks,

      Jon

Asked by jon.dickens 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

After each download, it shows the downloaded files as a slide down menu [TR/ENG]

[ENG] Hi, After each download, it shows the downloaded files as a slide down menu and while doing this, it undermines the work done by the browser. For example, I am down… (read more)

[ENG] Hi, After each download, it shows the downloaded files as a slide down menu and while doing this, it undermines the work done by the browser. For example, I am downloading 150 files and they are downloaded one after the other, when each file is finished, an automatic slide-down menu opens and shows the downloaded file. While doing this, if I'm doing something on the browser, it gets interrupted. I want to turn this feature off...

[TR] Merhaba İndirme yaparken her dosya tamamlandığında indirme penceresi slidedown olarak açılıyor ve yaptığım işi engelliyor. Örneğin bir yazı yazıyorum ben 2 cümle kurayım derken 10 defa açılıp yazmamı engelliyor ve her defasında bir yere tıklamadan dönemiyorum, bu özelliği kapatmak istiyorum.

Asked by Mia 1 week ago

"unknown source" warning when updating Firefox

I have two identical computers running Firefox on Windows 7. No serious issues for 3 years or longer. Just recently, version 100 showed "Unknown Source" instead of the… (read more)

I have two identical computers running Firefox on Windows 7. No serious issues for 3 years or longer.

Just recently, version 100 showed "Unknown Source" instead of the normal UAC authorization window which lists mozilla.org as the source.

The 100.0.1 update showed the same warning.

This only occurred on one of the computers. The other one does not show the warning.

Firefox worked fine after doing the downloads anyway, but the "Unknown Source" is not right and makes the user think security is being compromised.

Asked by pacific1927 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

How can I save my extensions in case Firefox refreshes?

Each time Firefox is refreshed, I must re-install extensions. How can I save the extensions so they do not need to be downloaded and re-installed ever time Firefox refre… (read more)

Each time Firefox is refreshed, I must re-install extensions. How can I save the extensions so they do not need to be downloaded and re-installed ever time Firefox refreshes?

Asked by Erv 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

How do I get Firefox from downloading PDF files

I use to click on PDF files and they would open and not download to my download folder. Well now every time i click on a PDF file it downloads it. I have tried every opti… (read more)

I use to click on PDF files and they would open and not download to my download folder. Well now every time i click on a PDF file it downloads it. I have tried every option in settings/general/apps and they still download in a folder. So I thought I would try MS edge and it does the same thing. Is it not the browser and was it in a MS update? It has never done this before. I don't want all these PDF files downloaded!

Asked by Steve Baker 1 week ago

Last reply by pilotbum 1 week ago

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using chrome(came with computer) will not download firefox

I recently purchased a dell refurbished computer, I set it up went and downloaded fire fox without any trouble. I restarted computer today and it would not accept passwor… (read more)

I recently purchased a dell refurbished computer, I set it up went and downloaded fire fox without any trouble. I restarted computer today and it would not accept password I called DiscountcomputerDepot.com help and they helped me to restart and they told me they would have to reinstall windows from computer. So I lost all my programs. when it restarted said would have to update windows. I have tried multiple locations and get this same message This download.mozilla.org page can’t be foundNo webpage was found for the web address: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-stub&os=win&lang=en-US&attribution_code=c291cmNlPShub3Qgc2V0KSZtZWRpdW09KGRpcmVjdCkmY2FtcGFpZ249KG5vdCBzZXQpJmNvbnRlbnQ9KG5vdCBzZXQpJmV4cGVyaW1lbnQ9KG5vdCBzZXQpJnZhcmlhdGlvbj0obm90IHNldCkmdWE9ZWRnZSZ2aXNpdF9pZD0obm90IHNldCk.&attribution_sig=c3e7484d24556be08270fa603b3ed24cad53bd6caaec3f9e3f355d5c37300daa HTTP ERROR 404 Please help ,I have only use firefox since I had a computer , about 25 years. Many thanks Jack Terry. [email removed from public]

Asked by jact363 1 week ago

Answered by James 1 week ago

Stop Firefox from downloading PDFs

Hi, I looking to get Firefox to open up a PDF in the browser WITHOUT downloading the file. The reason for this is because I want to bookmark the PDF allowing access to an… (read more)

Hi,

I looking to get Firefox to open up a PDF in the browser WITHOUT downloading the file. The reason for this is because I want to bookmark the PDF allowing access to an up-to-date version of a document.

I have selected the option to ask where to the save file in the settings. I have also set the application settings for PDF to 'always ask'. So, when I open the link, I get a window prompt asking me to select 1 of 3 options: view in Firefox, view in selected application, or save. I select view in Firefox and it still downloads and opens the file.

I definitely know Firefox used to open up PDFs AS links because I have some bookmarked. Any suggestions on why this is and how to fix would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by L_Amin 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

suspicious .htm downloads

I've been seeing suspicious .htm files appear in "downloads" when I hadn't requested any downloads. When I try to open the file, it always appears blank. Once I rebooted … (read more)

I've been seeing suspicious .htm files appear in "downloads" when I hadn't requested any downloads. When I try to open the file, it always appears blank. Once I rebooted without deleting the file, and my system acted like it had a virus. I rebooted in Safe Mode and reverted to a restore point, then everything was fine. But I'm still seeing those suspicious files appearing, at least once per day. How do I stop them?

Asked by Keith Heiberg 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

I am having problem signing in to uBlock even though I have used Firefox for years

Can’t find how to sign into uBlock because I keep getting request to download Firefox even though I have used Firefox for years. I can’t find a button to push to complet… (read more)

Can’t find how to sign into uBlock because I keep getting request to download Firefox even though I have used Firefox for years. I can’t find a button to push to complete the sign into uBlock extension

Asked by merrytwo 1 week ago

Last reply by James 1 week ago

installed windows 11 on my pc. open firefox. where are all the former menu items including bookmarks?

right and left clicking on the open app menu in the far right column didn't help me. I'm only a 17-year computer professional with a Ph.D. who publishes in peer-reviewed … (read more)

right and left clicking on the open app menu in the far right column didn't help me. I'm only a 17-year computer professional with a Ph.D. who publishes in peer-reviewed journals. How am I supposed to guess what to do?

Asked by cahalanj 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

Firefox udate from 72 to 100

Will it be OK to upgrade my Firefox browser from Rel 72 to latest Rel 100 in one step ? OS is Mac OS X Monterrey 12.3..1 Or should I do 1 or more intermediate upgrades to… (read more)

Will it be OK to upgrade my Firefox browser from Rel 72 to latest Rel 100 in one step ? OS is Mac OS X Monterrey 12.3..1 Or should I do 1 or more intermediate upgrades to be safe ?

FWIW, I've had enough problems upgrading from OSx Mojave to Monterrey. I am leery of the huge jump from FF 72 to 100.

All advice most welcome.

Asked by reedh2 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Re App Pocket

I would like to know how I can un-install Pocket from my windows 10. If it isn't possible, I would like to know how I can delete my account of Pocket that I had created. … (read more)

I would like to know how I can un-install Pocket from my windows 10. If it isn't possible, I would like to know how I can delete my account of Pocket that I had created. Thank you.

Asked by mohammedomar7866 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago