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Firefox won't ask me for permission to use the camera in Google Meet

So when I try to use Google Meet, it asks me for permission to use the microphone but no sign of camera. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance! I am using Firefox Nightly versi… (read more)

So when I try to use Google Meet, it asks me for permission to use the microphone but no sign of camera. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance!

I am using Firefox Nightly version 86.0a1, if that's helpful.

Asked by ilovegrene 2 days ago

Answered by ilovegrene 2 days ago

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File(s) damaged? Problems starting firefox

Hello, I am still running Win7. After this morning reboot, firefox did not start, messaging: "Der Prozedureinsprungspunkt "sql3lite_database_file_object" wurde in der DLL… (read more)

Hello, I am still running Win7. After this morning reboot, firefox did not start, messaging: "Der Prozedureinsprungspunkt "sql3lite_database_file_object" wurde in der DLL "nss3.dll" nicht gefunden. After that a message windows says: "Couldn't load" XPCOM. I tried to reinstall firefox downloading it with another browser, but the installation (I am now working with) seems to be somehow parallel, i.e. I don't have my profile and extensions, passwords, etc. And the look ist different.

Thanks in davance for any help.

Asked by buero14 3 days ago

Answered by buero14 3 days ago

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What happens to my Firefox bookmarks if I choose Sync, will it make bookmarks on all other devices the same?

Just want to confirm if my expectations are correct. If I rearrange, delete, add, edit, etc, my Firefox bookmarks on one of the devices I use with the same account and ch… (read more)

Just want to confirm if my expectations are correct. If I rearrange, delete, add, edit, etc, my Firefox bookmarks on one of the devices I use with the same account and choose Sync, will this make the bookmarks on all other devices the same?

Asked by Startup123 4 days ago

Answered by Seburo 4 days ago

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Firefox keeps taking me to Yahoo search despite Google being the choice

Hi guys, I'm on Firefox QUantum 68.11.Oesr and I have a problem with my searches. NO matter what I do, it keeps taking me to Yahoo search which I hate but I can't figure … (read more)

Hi guys, I'm on Firefox QUantum 68.11.Oesr and I have a problem with my searches. NO matter what I do, it keeps taking me to Yahoo search which I hate but I can't figure out how to fix that. I've had that happen before and a buddy helped me fix it but I can't get hold of him.

Google is set in the options so that's not the problem. This is driving me nuts 'cause I search for stuff frequently and I hate Yahoo.

Thanks

George

Asked by info4472 5 days ago

Answered by info4472 5 days ago

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Firefox 64 (Latest) on Win10 spawns 1000 cache profiles

I've been familiar with how FF works on Win7 for years. I know how and where its profiles and configs are stored and have reinstalled FF and recovered settings from the p… (read more)

I've been familiar with how FF works on Win7 for years. I know how and where its profiles and configs are stored and have reinstalled FF and recovered settings from the previous profiles.

I'm new to Windows10 64, don't really like it but it's embedded in an Intel nuc box. I have trusted file cleaner apps I use to clean unwanted temp files (except important FF profiles which are whitelisted from cleaning). On Win 7 I know roughly what the cleaner will find and remove.

I cleaned Win10 64 with the latest FF update installed (I don't think it's the update) and found over 1000 temporary files. The file path is Users\username\Appdata\local\Mozilla Firefox\Profiles\profile number\ default-release\cache2\entries. They are all small files and not the main default or custom profile I'm used to seeing. But they keep growing in number!

I know Win10 has account and file security protection which gets in the way and wthout changing ownership of this temp folder and sub folders, there is no admin user access.

Can anybody help me understand what I'm seeing. Are these FF profiles in cache2 temporary and not being deleted on exit due to Win10 file protection, or some other reason?

Thanks

Asked by jimbo100 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Unable to open Add-ons Manager from Firefox menu

I want to see/manage some added extensions on Firefox on my PC (Windows 7), but after clicking the menu button and add-ons icon appears a blank tab (about:blank), so I no… (read more)

I want to see/manage some added extensions on Firefox on my PC (Windows 7), but after clicking the menu button and add-ons icon appears a blank tab (about:blank), so I not only can't select Extensions manager, bur can't see anything there. Failed also to open Extensions & Themes from Menu - Options (about:preferences). Please advise how to proceed. Thank you.

Asked by tbimail123 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Can't Save Web page Images via Tools > Page Info > Media > Select All > Save As

Bulk web page Images Download via Tools > Page Info > Media > Select All > Save As - no longer works as it did in previous versions of Firefox. Now, when try… (read more)

Bulk web page Images Download via Tools > Page Info > Media > Select All > Save As - no longer works as it did in previous versions of Firefox. Now, when trying to download all images on a web page all at once via Tools > Page Info > Media > Select All > Save As - When clicking the Select All button a new window opens up but no images have been selected (highlighted in blue) so when Save As button is selected a new window opens asking which folder to save the images to and after selecting the folder nothing happens (no images are saved). This procedure for saving all images on a web page worked just fine in previous versions of Firefox, but now it no longer works. I don't know if this is a bug or coding error or if it has been done intentionally for some strange reason.

Asked by cy3989 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Firefox doesn't start all installed extensions

My firefox doesn't start all installed extensions. Only one (lastpass) works properly, which I can see on my utility bar (01.jpg). All others (ex. Norton Safe Web, FVD sp… (read more)

My firefox doesn't start all installed extensions. Only one (lastpass) works properly, which I can see on my utility bar (01.jpg). All others (ex. Norton Safe Web, FVD speed dial) are installed, turned on and I can see them in my addons page (02.jpg), but they doesn't work. I can't see them on my utulity bar and the do nothing.

OS: Windows 7 64 bit Firefox: 84.0.2 64 bit

Best regards, Krzysztof

Asked by krzysztofskul 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Failed Firefox migration Win 7 to Win 10

Trying to migrate Firefox profile from Win 7 machine to new Win 10. Downloaded Firefox to new machine, confirmed that it worked, closed it.Using Troubleshooting feature, … (read more)

Trying to migrate Firefox profile from Win 7 machine to new Win 10. Downloaded Firefox to new machine, confirmed that it worked, closed it.Using Troubleshooting feature, located active profile in old Win 7 machine, copied to USB stick. Closed Firefox on new machine, navigated to Profiles folder, copied the Win 7 file to it and deleted the existing file. Tried to start Firefox, got 'Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible'. Fiddled round a bit, finally uninstalled Firefox from the new machine and downloaded it again. Got the same error message, now no Firefox at all after carefully following such instructions as I could find. What the f*ck am I doing wrong? A year or so ago I transferred the Win 7 profile successfully to a Win 10 laptop. What has gone wrong now? Any suggestions most welcome.

Asked by chestersplace 1 week ago

Answered by Scribe 1 week ago

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Firefox Opening pdf Files

Hello, Sometime between Friday and today (Monday) Firefox has "hijacked" all of my pdf documents. I didn't ask for this and don't what this. I did find the setting that… (read more)

Hello, Sometime between Friday and today (Monday) Firefox has "hijacked" all of my pdf documents. I didn't ask for this and don't what this. I did find the setting that controls how Firefox handles downloads, it was set for open in Firefox, I switched to back always ask and restarted my laptop. All my existing files are still saved as Firefox HTML Documents. Additionally, when printing from the web files are still saving/printing as the Firefox HTML docs. How can I fix this?

Thank You, Kathy

Asked by kathys826 2 months ago

Answered by kathys826 2 months ago

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YouTube sign out and navigation menu issue

Several days ago I've noticed that YouTube navigation menu on the left started to disappear. See pic-1. It may apper after several tries to open it in other tabs, but all… (read more)

Several days ago I've noticed that YouTube navigation menu on the left started to disappear. See pic-1. It may apper after several tries to open it in other tabs, but all in all mostly not visible. The second and the biggest problem - I can't log out from YouTube. See Pic-2.

I fully deleted Firefox, created new clean profile without any add-on etc, and tried to log in to YouTube - it didn't help. So I think it's not needed to mention all other basic things like cookie deleting etc were done. Problem is always here.

Asked by olgerd 2 months ago

Answered by olgerd 2 months ago

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firefox tab name edit

firefox tab name edit: can a user name tab at will ? right now it has LOGO and "Home" but i want it to read something like OSC-US Office of Special Counsel-Independent Ag… (read more)

firefox tab name edit: can a user name tab at will ?

right now it has LOGO and "Home" but i want it to read something like OSC-US Office of Special Counsel-Independent Agency-Home because i just do.

i have three other bookmarks for OSC: i can edit the bookmark name from "properties" but have never known whether i can also edit the name shown on a tab.

LOGO Home isn't too helpful to me. but even just knowing that i CAN'T edit tab names will be helpful to know, so i can stop thinking about it and get some sleep after another bag of chocolate-chip cookies. being an american right now is plenty stressful.

who named them "cookies" anyhow?-is it bc they kind of leave crumbs? did i win?

thank you for helping. i do appreciate it.

Asked by notanotherhero 2 months ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 2 months 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 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Endless Update Loop - Firefox 84.0.1

My Firefox 84 is now in an endless loop with updates. It asked me to download an update from version 84.0.1. After Firefox closes, installs updates, and restarts, it come… (read more)

My Firefox 84 is now in an endless loop with updates.

It asked me to download an update from version 84.0.1.

After Firefox closes, installs updates, and restarts, it comes back asking me to update again.

The cycle continues and the updates never complete.

In the Help...About box, the button is still there "Restart to Update Firefox".

I'm using 32-bit Windows 7.

Images attached.

Please advise.

Thanks!

Asked by Slouch 1 week ago

Answered by Scribe 1 week ago

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Refresh wiped out CSS file for Tabs on Bottom, again V 84.0.2

As stated above, tabs are back on top... ugh. Windows 7, FF 84.0.02 Made a chrome folder in profile folder made userChrome.css file latest css I could find /* TABS: bo… (read more)

As stated above, tabs are back on top... ugh. Windows 7, FF 84.0.02 Made a chrome folder in profile folder made userChrome.css file

latest css I could find

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and newer */

#navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 10 !important;
}

#TabsToolbar {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1000 !important;
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
  bottom: 0 !important;
  width: 100vw !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs {
  width: 100vw !important;
}

*|*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
  padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*adjust*/
}

/* Firefox 65-73 */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"]):not([sizemode="maximized"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar{
  bottom: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  padding-top: calc(var(--tab-min-height) - 20px) !important; /*adjust*/
}

/* TABS: height */
*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
  --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /*adjust or omit to use density*/
}

*|*:root #tabbrowser-tabs {
  --tab-min-width: 80px !important; /*adjust or omit to use default*/
}

#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*omit*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;
}

/* indicators - hide  */
.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
.accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important;}

/* window controls hide*/
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* caption buttons - hide */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar
 .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}

Restarted and still tabs on top ! argh TIA Jeff

Asked by lajefz 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago