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CAN NOT find the file path location of Firefox.exe application.

Hello, James here. I CAN NOT find the Firefox application file location. There is no option to show file path upon right click of the desktop icon and I can not locate i… (read more)

Hello,

James here. I CAN NOT find the Firefox application file location. There is no option to show file path upon right click of the desktop icon and I can not locate it in File Explorer. I have done an entire (C:) drive search and turned up nothing. C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox does not exist in my file system. I am at a loss here and it's driving me bonkers!

Asked by jbab52 2 months ago

Answered by Paul 2 months ago

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Blurred website

I loaded the postcode lottery website but it's completely blurred. I last checked the same website last month, and it worked fine. I have cleared the cookies from Firefox… (read more)

I loaded the postcode lottery website but it's completely blurred. I last checked the same website last month, and it worked fine. I have cleared the cookies from Firefox, but the result is the same. It appears clear for a moment, then blurs. No pop-ups asking to accept cookies. It works fine using Chrome. Any idea why Firefox won't display it properly? It loads the National Lottery website, so it's not about gambling sites I guess.

Asked by abnaeb 4 months ago

Answered by abnaeb 4 months ago

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Firefox displays html code on .xml page instead of rendering text

Firefox displays text on the .xml page as html code instead of rendering is as normal text. The layout and images on the page look as they should. There is nothing wrong… (read more)

Firefox displays text on the .xml page as html code instead of rendering is as normal text. The layout and images on the page look as they should.

There is nothing wrong with the page, as it is rendered perfectly in Chrome.

In addition, this page doesn't display at all on the phone. When I click on the link it asks me to download it and then asks me which app I want to open it with - instead of simply rendering the page.

I have seen some old threads on this topic, it looks like this issue haven't been resolved for few years.

My question is not just about fixing it in my browser but at the root cause. This page is the RSS feed of my podcast which many people want to access and many use Firefox as their browser. Unless I tell everyone to use Chrome instead.

Can someone help? thanks.

Asked by etcetera777 3 months ago

Answered by etcetera777 3 months ago

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New Tab: no cursor in the address bar

I frequently open new tabs by right-clicking the current tab and choosing "New Tab" from the context menu. Naturally, I want to start typing a URL or search term. But th… (read more)

I frequently open new tabs by right-clicking the current tab and choosing "New Tab" from the context menu. Naturally, I want to start typing a URL or search term.

But the focus/cursor/caret is nowhere and typing does nothing. I have to click on the address bar, and then I can type.

I'm not using New Tab Override and I have Firefox's new tab set to a blank page.

I tried disabling all my add-ons, but I still had the problem.

I tried setting new tab to the Firefox home page and for a short while I got a cursor in the address bar. But the problem returned after a few hours

Any clues on what might be wrong? Firefox version 120.0.1 (64-bit) on MacOS Ventura 13.5.1. Thanks!

(A similar problem is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1420220 -- but in my case this is not a container tab.)

Asked by jeremy76 3 months ago

Answered by jeremy76 3 months ago

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Firefox Extensions Not Showing On Toolbar

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me. I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.… (read more)

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me.

I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.

On installing a new extension I should either see the extension's icon on my toolbar or else have a clear means of adding it. I have neither.

Clicking on the jigsaw icon in the toolbar, I get migrated to the about:addons page. On clicking the Extensions tab, I get the screen listing all installed extensions. Each extension has a ... icon beside it. But when I click on this, there is no "Pin To Toolbar" option.

What is wrong here ?

Asked by tamjk 3 months ago

Answered by tamjk 2 months ago

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can not install google translate

Hi there Can not install google translate on my toolbar. When clicking the "puzzle" to access extensions google translate is there but it's greyed out, thus not accessib… (read more)

Hi there

Can not install google translate on my toolbar. When clicking the "puzzle" to access extensions google translate is there but it's greyed out, thus not accessible, when clicking on it there are no options to pin to toolbar as other extensions have that option, clicking on options if shows "manage extension" " remove extension" and " report extension"

Asked by manueldeoliveira 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Backup Your Firefox Data - Open Tabs

With 'Back up your Firefox data' it says it saves all open tabs. What is meant by 'open' tabs? Is it tabs that I have clicked on during my session? I have just over 30… (read more)

With 'Back up your Firefox data' it says it saves all open tabs.

What is meant by 'open' tabs? Is it tabs that I have clicked on during my session?

I have just over 300 tabs, will Firefox save all of those tabs in the cloud or only the tabs I clicked on during a session?

Asked by Kraftwerk 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Hotkeys for rotating between different screens when responsive design mode is on

Is there any way to rotate between different screen sizes option using shortcuts keymaps which appear during "responsive design mode" is on. I found extensions which resi… (read more)

Is there any way to rotate between different screen sizes option using shortcuts keymaps which appear during "responsive design mode" is on. I found extensions which resizes whole browser & they helps. but it also causes developer tool to resize along with browser which hinders me to see different css properties. so i am looking for a way to rotate only screens.

"Responsive Design mode" is what turns on when we press ctrl+shift+m.


I Love using firefox more than Chrome. This is my go to browser.

Asked by rajesh kumar chaurasiya 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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After upgrade, logins not populating "Saved logins..." in settings, and generally inaccessible

Hi! After recently following the upgrade path from FF v52 to the most recent FF version, I find that logins in logins.json did not carry over with the upgrade. Out of 555… (read more)

Hi! After recently following the upgrade path from FF v52 to the most recent FF version, I find that logins in logins.json did not carry over with the upgrade. Out of 555 logins, only 44 appear. (I suspect these may have been imported from Chrome, since FF also imported my Chrome bookmarks without acknowledgment.) I see that the old logins are still in logins.json, and logins.json appears to be valid JSON when opening with FF.

I tried ensuring that logins.json, key3.db, and key4.db had matching timestamps, but that didn't correct the problem. I tried replacing key3.db and logins.json with copies from a backup of the v52 profile (it has no key4.db--is key3.db no longer used?), but then zero logins appeared (why I think the ones that do appear may originate with Chrome). I tried exporting logins to CSV, but it only captured those 44. I can see the logins are in logins.json, but the passwords are hashed/obscured.

I have profile backups, but I don't find a way to import the logins. (If I had to make a wild guess, I'd say the upgrade might have ignored my key3.db that paired with my logins.json, and created a new key4.db full of Chrome logins instead.)

How might I recover my logins from either the in-use logins.json or from my profile backup?

Thank you!

Asked by FamousMoroccanServals 4 months ago

Answered by FamousMoroccanServals 3 months ago

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Cannot open a specific website

Fore some reason I am no longer able to open support.netapp.com in Firefox Getting a time-out error >> The connection has timed out >> The server at support.n… (read more)

Fore some reason I am no longer able to open support.netapp.com in Firefox Getting a time-out error >> The connection has timed out >> The server at support.netapp.com is taking too long to respond.

This seems to have started after a Firefox update earlier this year, but I don't remember with which version it started.

I have already tried to refresh Firefox, un- and install Firefox

  (including deleting various entries in "%Programdata% and %appdata%
  and registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER>>SOFTWARE. Delete the entry named "Mozilla".
                     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>SOFTWARE. Delete the entries "Mozilla" and "mozilla.org".
                      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>SOFTWARE>>WOW6432Node.
                              Delete the entries "Mozilla" and "MozillaPlugins".

With no luck

This issue does not happen on any other browser (Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi) I have tried. But what I noticed on these is that support.netapp.com is automatically being redirected to https://mysupport.netapp.com/site This redirect does not happen in FF

If I enter mysupport.netapp.com manually it opens perfectly


Cheers, Jurgen

Asked by haai_noordzee 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Would it be possible to remove the or update the "sample" response language about Flash?

So for folks who hand wrote thousands of lines of Actionscript code for Adobe Flash, it is incredibly upsetting and frustrating that a witch hunt went after Flash which w… (read more)

So for folks who hand wrote thousands of lines of Actionscript code for Adobe Flash, it is incredibly upsetting and frustrating that a witch hunt went after Flash which we believe was part of a tactic by google to ensure its ads cannot as easily be blocked. Specifically google used all this "modern web" nonsense to become the monopolistic browser in place of internet explorer and to use that "power" explicitly to bend the future web to their will.

This is so upsetting, there are not words to describe it. And the fact that the "answer" is that folks who spent years and thousands of lines of code for Flash, now "simply need to completely re code everything from scratch in a new language" is offensive beyond recognition.

Please consider removing this "standard" response language or at least acknowledge the awful burden that was placed on folks by the decision to join the rest to remove the most popular web technology that helped build the internet, because google must serve everyone ads. It is just gross.

Honestly, we thought Firefox would defy the witch hunt and keep flash working to differentiate and look after the poor developers who suffered from this terrible, terrible action.

p.s. on the day Flash was officially killed off, chrome had more active "severe" security vulnerabilities than Flash. Thus, chrome is objectively less secure than Flash. I wonder how much google spent on paying news companies to post stuff about how "insecure" flash is and the stupid "modern web." I wonder if said "news" companies checked the claims, or just took the payment and posted their "sponsored content."

Asked by sorzubulte 4 months ago

Last reply by sorzubulte 4 months ago

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Access Denied You Don't Have Permission to Access *** on This Server

I am trying to sign into my bank accounts per usual this week and am encountering the above issue. I feel like I have tried everything. I can sign into the account on Saf… (read more)

I am trying to sign into my bank accounts per usual this week and am encountering the above issue. I feel like I have tried everything. I can sign into the account on Safari, Microsoft Edge, or the on phone app just fine. I did not have this issue last week. To date I have tried: 1. Clearing cookies and cache 2. Forgetting the website 3. Turning off all addons/plugins 4. Changing theme 5. Uninstalling and reinstalling FireFox 6. Refreshing FireFox 7. Turning off fingerprinting 8. I do not use a VPN 9. Tried using incognito mode 10. Tried using safe mode

Please help. This is so frustrating. It is not on the bank's end as others can sign into their account just fine from Mozilla Firefox. It is not a computer issue, because I cannot sign in on either my laptop or my computer. I do have my browsers synced across machines, but I have tried logging out and signing in again to no avail.

Asked by JLM 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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location discrepancy

Hello, I recently purchased a VPN for my laptop. I bought a designated IP address set to Toronto, Canada. However, Firefox shows my location in Japan. In my communicat… (read more)

Hello,

I recently purchased a VPN for my laptop. I bought a designated IP address set to Toronto, Canada. However, Firefox shows my location in Japan.

In my communications with VPN server they believe since whatsmyipaddress shows me where my VPN says it should, but FF shows me in Japan, the problem may be a leak at your end. When I created this account today and set my country to Canada (as suggested by PIA), closed everything and rebooted my computer I had hoped to see Canada (en) when I began a search. However, it still shows Japan.

I value my privacy on all devices and turning off location is the first thing I do. I'm now wondering if FF is getting this location from Windows.

Any assistance is most appreciated. Thank you,

Asked by nbx427 4 months ago

Answered by nbx427 4 months ago

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How to set PDF viewer in firefox to dark mode again (after it stopped working)

I view a lot of pdf documents via firefox, the light gray background makes my eyes and head hurt after prolonged usage. In the past I found a solution on this forum that… (read more)

I view a lot of pdf documents via firefox, the light gray background makes my eyes and head hurt after prolonged usage. In the past I found a solution on this forum that advised to set pdfjs.viewerCssTheme to "2" in about:config. This set the background of pdf viewer to black/dark gray. This has worked for years until recently when the pdf viewer switched to light mode again (pic 1). I checked the about:config settings for pdfjs.viewerCssTheme but there appears to be no change. I tried restarting the browser, setting the theme to 0 and to 2 again, updating browser. Sadly the theme is still light gray. Is there a way to change it again? The desired outcome is in pic 2. I do NOT want to change the color of the pdf pages themselves.

Asked by K 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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saved passwords.

My Firefox account and associated passwords were left open on another notebook. I have now changed my Firefox sync login password from a different PC and signed out of ot… (read more)

My Firefox account and associated passwords were left open on another notebook. I have now changed my Firefox sync login password from a different PC and signed out of other devices. Can a user on the previous PC sign in with a password that is saved in Firefox?

Asked by mccg.cetin 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Can't login into accounts.firefox.com

I have freshly install Manjaro system. On there I installed the Flatpak of Firefox. When I try to login into my Mozilla account for sync it doesn't load. See the screensh… (read more)

I have freshly install Manjaro system. On there I installed the Flatpak of Firefox. When I try to login into my Mozilla account for sync it doesn't load. See the screenshot. On my other computer it works without an issue. What can I try?

Asked by Erik.Schick 4 months ago

Answered by Erik.Schick 4 months ago

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Linux - 121 update changed cursor

After updating to version 121, the cursor theme, while having it on the window, changes from the default one (Breeze) to Adwaita while also getting like 2x bigger. How do… (read more)

After updating to version 121, the cursor theme, while having it on the window, changes from the default one (Breeze) to Adwaita while also getting like 2x bigger. How do I change it back to default theme and size?

Asked by April22 4 months ago

Answered by April22 4 months ago

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Missing Pinned and Opened Tabs

Hi, least night I was using Firefox and all was fine. I closed it as usual. This morning all of my tabs were gone! I still have my bookmarks but the tabs are gone. Is the… (read more)

Hi, least night I was using Firefox and all was fine. I closed it as usual. This morning all of my tabs were gone! I still have my bookmarks but the tabs are gone. Is there any way to get them back? I can only assume that this is from the recent update?

Thanks, Steve

Asked by skhilled 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Browser windows are restored to single monitor after reboot (restore previous session)

I have Windows 10 Pro 22H2 19045.3803. I am running two monitors. When I have many Firefox browsers open on both screens, reboot and restore previous session, the browser… (read more)

I have Windows 10 Pro 22H2 19045.3803. I am running two monitors. When I have many Firefox browsers open on both screens, reboot and restore previous session, the browsers all open in what ever monitor the initial browser was opened on. I haven't tried it with other browsers. All other applications open in whichever monitor they were in on reboot.

Asked by Dwight 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago