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elimination of the synced password

I did not usemy pc for a while. After about two months, I found out that Firefox account was requesting to log in again. But after logging in, I was surprised to see that… (read more)

I did not usemy pc for a while. After about two months, I found out that Firefox account was requesting to log in again. But after logging in, I was surprised to see that all my account passwords had been deleted. Previously, I considered Firefox account and synced passwords to be the safest way, but there is no place left for trust. It is regrettable...

Asked by amin5020-21 2 days ago

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Javascript

How do I pause/halt/stop/freeze javascript on a webpage in Firefox? For example, this page. Using either console / keyboard shortcuts / extensions / plugins?

Asked by kie000 2 days ago

Answered by Amber 2 days ago

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Specific website crashes PC when using Firefox but not Chrome

Windows 7 Pro 64bit Athlon Phonom II X555 12GB DDR2 Asus M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 motherboard with integrated graphics Firefox 79.0 64bit (updated from a previous version but I … (read more)

Windows 7 Pro 64bit Athlon Phonom II X555 12GB DDR2 Asus M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 motherboard with integrated graphics Firefox 79.0 64bit (updated from a previous version but I did not make note of the previous version number)

Whenever I go to the login page at this site: https://community.ui.com/ using Firefox, my computer blue screens. Sometimes I will see the demo animation in on the right get all garbled and if I close FF quickly, no blue screen. Other times my whole screen just goes blank before I have a chance to do anything and then the blue screen. This does not happen with Chrome or Edge. These are 100% repeatable. ALWAYS with Firefox, NEVER with Chrome or Edge. Blue screen logs show errors related to atikmpag.sys (my graphics driver) and dxgkrnl.sys (DirectX). I checked for a graphics driver update; there was none. So I uninstalled and reinstalled using a fresh download from the motherboard manufacturer's website (using embedded graphics, no discreet GPU in this system). Did not solve the issue. I don't recall what version of Firefox I was using, but I updated to 79.0 and also tried ESR. No change. Ran Mozilla's recommended refresh procedure which removes extensions and resets settings. No change. Booted Windows into Safe Mode and the problem does NOT occur. When I booted back into normal mode, I uninstalled the graphics driver again and tried with default settings -- problem doesn't happen!

While this appears to be an issue with the graphics driver, it only happens in FF, so there seems to be an issue with the two interacting. The latest Firefox crash report listed in about:crashes is from November 2019, long before this issue was discovered. I assume that because the whole computer is crashing with a BSOD, FF doesn't register the crash.

Asked by kosmicken 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

Firefox 79 update - now hyperlinks from Outlook emails won't work at all

Our computer did an automatic Mozilla update a few days and now the hyperlinks within emails in Outlook will not open in Firefox - an error message comes up saying Applic… (read more)

Our computer did an automatic Mozilla update a few days and now the hyperlinks within emails in Outlook will not open in Firefox - an error message comes up saying Application not found.

We have repeatedly updated default programs in Outlook, Firefox and Microsoft Control Panel default applications - they keep reverting to Unknown Application upon restart.

We had a problem with pdf's not opening at all after the update as well and similar problem with it reverting after restart, however have fixed that (we think) through Adobe's settings.

Any idea what else we can try re hyperlinks?

Thanks

Asked by allan28 2 days ago

Top SItes

Hi, Somehow, Amazon is now showing as my first Top Site. I have a one-row Top Site bar, and I have tried to unpin/remove/delete/dismiss it for two days, it still remains… (read more)

Hi,

Somehow, Amazon is now showing as my first Top Site. I have a one-row Top Site bar, and I have tried to unpin/remove/delete/dismiss it for two days, it still remains in the exact same spot. Why can't I get rid of it? I've searched the net & tried every remedy I could find...nothing. It's maddening. Please help me!

Firefox version 79.0

Thanks,

Scott

Asked by scott.r.cowden 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

All bookmarks have vanished

Bookmarks and library does not work for Firefox or Waterfox. For some reason The bookmarks don't function, nor can I recover old bookmark files. I open the Bookmark Lib… (read more)

Bookmarks and library does not work for Firefox or Waterfox. For some reason The bookmarks don't function, nor can I recover old bookmark files. I open the Bookmark Library and it is empty, I try to recover an old Bookmark file and it responds with recovery not completed. So what happened? how do I fix the problem?

Asked by winterbear1616 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Cores everywhere on Firefox 79, Windows

My Firefox wants to upgrade itself to version 79. I'm now running version 73. Earlier this year Firefox auto-updated itself to version 74. Cors Everywhere did not work in… (read more)

My Firefox wants to upgrade itself to version 79.

I'm now running version 73. Earlier this year Firefox auto-updated itself to version 74. Cors Everywhere did not work in version 74, and I need to use Cors Everywhere frequently. To get Cors Everywhere to work, I had to go back to version 73, and of course lost all my bookmarks, logins, etc.

So before allowing it to update to version 79, I'd like to know if Cors Everywhere works in version 79.

Thank you.

Asked by jmalpas 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Firefox 78 and the webp file extension for images. How do I disable webp?

I'd like it if Firefox would automatically convert webp images to jpg or png files instead of the opposite... stop trying to save png or jpg files as webp... and stop ser… (read more)

I'd like it if Firefox would automatically convert webp images to jpg or png files instead of the opposite... stop trying to save png or jpg files as webp... and stop serving me webp images when it is optional. I understand there are websites that ONLY display webp format images, but I am also aware that jpg and png files exist on many of these websites as well. I do not want to disable the ability to display webp in the browser, but I want to turn off whatever option is currently turned on.

I'd like to go back to being able to right click, Save Image As > and end up saving a png or jpg. There have been several websites over the last few weeks that I have visited, and even if the image in the URL is named jpg or png, Firefox tries to save it as a webp. This is complicating my image saving process. I am using the Add-on named "Save webP as PNG or JPEG" which works, but slows down my saving process considerably. The Add-on does not remember the last folder I saved an image to, and adds several additional clicks to what used to be a simple process.

Is there a way in about:config to prevent Firefox from putting webp as the default file format in the Save Image As dialog box?

Suggesting that I use Internet Explorer or Edge is crazy. I'm not changing browsers.

You can demo this annoyance by trying to save this image, which is obviously supposed to be a jpg: https://media.entertainmentearth.com/assets/images/7c23e8c9a6014c57aa8f5d3e281b3834lg.jpg

Asked by brandon9 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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watch video "in" firefox browser

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me: >> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> whi… (read more)

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me:

>> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> which is: MP4 Video (16.4MB) >> from https://cdn77-vid.xvideos-cdn"."com >> >> What should Firefox do with this file?

My only choice is: Open with Windows Media Player x86 (default)

suggestions?

I'm running Windows 7 Firefox 76.0.1

Thanks!!!!

Asked by G_Eak 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Firefox don't ask microphone and camera permission when in iFrame

Hello, When a page inside <iframe> request permission of using microphone or camera, the firefox don't ask permission (the asking permission panel don't show up!),… (read more)

Hello,

When a page inside <iframe> request permission of using microphone or camera, the firefox don't ask permission (the asking permission panel don't show up!), below is an example:

if you directly open https://meet.jit.si/test123 in firefox, the Firefox will ask microphone and camera permission from the user but if you open https://test.spacex.ml/ which put https://meet.jit.si/test123 in an iframe then FIrefox don't ask any permission and refuse user to use microphone and camera!

Please help, thanks!

Asked by gamingtips 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

changing the default browser

I am trying to add DuckDuckGo as my default browser. It will not show up in the default list to choose. I have it added as an extension, but that doesn't seem to do anyth… (read more)

I am trying to add DuckDuckGo as my default browser. It will not show up in the default list to choose. I have it added as an extension, but that doesn't seem to do anything. I am looking to replace the Google search bar in the Home page with DuckDuckGo. How do I go about accomplishing that? Thx in advance for all replies.

Asked by jkinkade 3 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 days ago

recovering lost session

Hi, I lost all my windows and tabs on the latest firefox upgrade and I am trying to restore the session. I've done this many times in the pat and I know it is as simple a… (read more)

Hi,

I lost all my windows and tabs on the latest firefox upgrade and I am trying to restore the session.

I've done this many times in the pat and I know it is as simple as renaming the old session file and moving it, but I never seem to remember exactly what I need to rename and move! I wish there was a simple tool that did this, as I always seem to waste a lot of time trying to remember and figure it out.

Anyway, I found the previous session in the backup session folder . I renamed it: "sessionstore.jsonlz4" and moved it to the main folder - but this didn't work. Actually, whatever happened it erased the file! Fortunately I still have another version of the file backed up.

What do I need to name this file and where do I need to put it so that Firefox will recognize it as a previous session and allow me to load it?

Thank you for your help.

Asked by velive 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago