This is not so much a question, as an answer that some people desperately need. Ever since Version 34, Firefox has done a superb job of restoring the tabs that the user h…
This is not so much a question, as an answer that some people desperately need.
Ever since Version 34, Firefox has done a superb job of restoring the tabs that the user has created, either on restarting Firefox (if that option is chosen) or on request.
The details of how to restore tabs are covered in Firefox's basic help online, and even how to deal with several crashes in a row (such as in an addon) ruin the normal backup file are also well explained.
However, today I accidentally pressed Alt+F4 twice on my poorly-designed keyboard and closed my main window, with 93 tabs, and another Firefox window as well. I'm not sure this is exactly what happened, but I lost all 93 of my tabs.
I read many of the postings in which people give various suggestions, but none worked. Every time I restored a version of the sessionstore.js file I saw the same lonely empty tab. Restoring prefs.js did nothing, and neither did making changes in the internal configuration constants.
I tried refreshing/resetting Firefox (which preserves bookmarks), but I still couldn't restore the tabs. It was now clear that the problem was in sessionstore.js (and all its backups) for sure.
I'm writing this for people who must restore their windows or tabs, and don't mind getting technical about it. That was my situation.
The solution was to realize that the sessionstore.js file contains JSON code, which is an efficient way to represent integers and strings arranged in a tree structure.
I figured there must be a JSON editor somewhere, and it turns out there is a great one available online, at www.jsoneditoronline.org . It can read a file on your computer, edit it, then save it back on your computer.
As soon as I viewed sessionstore.js in the editor, it was obvious how easy this was going to be. The top level of the tree is understandable. I simply grabbed the data representing the window with 93 tabs, and dragged it from the list of closed Firefox windows to the list of open windows. This automatically moved the history of each tab, and even the strings entered into forms.
After copying sessionstore.js back to the Firefox profile, I started Firefox one more time. The playing of Pandora signalled that my tabs were back and functioning once again.
Now, editing JSON code is not something that everyone is ready for. And your problem might not be reflected in the JSON tree so simply. But, for technical-minded people who don't want to lose their tabs or windows to a mistake or a crash, this technique can be just what's needed when everything else fails.
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Allianz Life says that Google Chrome Fame is going away and it is the cause of this problem. Suggestion is to get a different browser. Can't use Firefox anymore? …
Allianz Life says that Google Chrome Fame is going away and it is the cause of this problem. Suggestion is to get a different browser. Can't use Firefox anymore?
The article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-happened-to-the-file-edit-and-view-menus describes 3 possibilities, then says, "We'll show you how to fix each of th…
The article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-happened-to-the-file-edit-and-view-menus describes 3 possibilities, then says, "We'll show you how to fix each of these." ... then only describes how to fix the first 2.
Was the info on how to fix "the file storing your toolbar information has become corrupt" been deleted?
This problem has been occurring for the past 2 weeks every time I use Firefox on each of the 2 PCs I use everyday. The problem may occur a few minutes after starting Fi…
This problem has been occurring for the past 2 weeks every time I use Firefox on each of the 2 PCs I use everyday. The problem may occur a few minutes after starting Firefox or it may be hours of continuous use before the connection is lost. It doesn't matter if I'm running Firefox by itself or have background apps running, but definitely requires Firefox to be running before I see a problem.
Configuration: WIN 8.1 and VISTA 64; both with latest updates. LAN: cable modem and Belkin wireless router; both with latest firmware. Firefox v37.0.1 with no add-ins or add-ons. Start page is "blank".
Symptoms: Windows status bar shows I am disconnected from the router. Router and modem status LEDs show I am connected to the internet. Same for the WIN network status app. It shows no router connection.
The problem can be temporarily fixed by power cycling the router. Or, by just waiting a random period of time the connection may (or may not) be reestablished on its own.
I also use a standalone PC application that streams text data in short bursts and runs all day (no video or music... just short lines of text) with no problems until I start Firefox in the background. Then it may go a few hours before the connection to the router is lost. I also frequently watch videos on my tablet with no problems from the router. While typing in this question on a PC I was disconnected from my router. I'm hoping to get some suggestions as to what to inspect or change. Thanks!
I have asked this without result. When using firefox, I can do a search, go to a page, go to deeper pages, click the back button and forward button; but when I click the …
I have asked this without result. When using firefox, I can do a search, go to a page, go to deeper pages, click the back button and forward button; but when I click the back button to the home page, the forward button disappears. I have done this by accident or design many times. When I back up to the home page, I have to start all over again, redo the search and it is extremely frustrating. This is NOT fixed by the "Restore Defaults." It seems that if I back up to my home page [Usually Google Search] then Firefox assumes that I will not want to go forward again. I do NOT want another ADD-ON for this. I merely want the forward button in all windows where there is a forward page. How can I get that? I hate to say it, but this happens enough that I have been using Chrome for searches and just general surfing. In my opinion, the forward button show be in ALL windows, grayed out if necessary, but there. But I can accept it disappearing when there is NO forward page. But not when there is a forward page. Note: this NEVER happens in Chrome [and others.] See pictures 1. Google search 2. Search for Yellowstone 3. Go to Yellowstone site 4. Click back button to Search for Yellowstone page. 5. Click back to Google page. Where is the forward button so that I can go forward to the Yellowstone search???
Firefox reloads many (though not neccesarily all) tabs if i sign into or out of gmail. Is it as it should be?
This problem has already been mentioned in a previous thread, but alas due to the combative and impolite nature of the user who brought it up the thread has been closed.…
This problem has already been mentioned in a previous thread, but alas due to the combative and impolite nature of the user who brought it up the thread has been closed. Nevertheless the issue persists, and probably could be considered a threat to privacy. There are 2 suggested settings that could circumvent the problem in the previous thread. Unfortunately they do not seem to work. The previous thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1046264
Would it be possible to suggest this problem be dealt with by the developers in a later version of Firefox?
I am working from a brand new instal of Windows; also new video card, processor, hard drive. Last night Firefox was crashing every five minutes. It crashed once before I …
I am working from a brand new instal of Windows; also new video card, processor, hard drive. Last night Firefox was crashing every five minutes. It crashed once before I put on my addons, and multiple times after (somewhere around 30 times). I tried rolling back to an older version of Firefox and that crashed as well. It will either crash on startup, or it will open my tabs and then shut down.
Here is the information that might be helpful: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bp-864db5b8-b866-4d20-9f60-913862150406
I ran Firefox reset to get rid of my add-ons, but they were: Extensions: Adblock plus 2.6.9, Amazon Smile 1button for Firefox, Norton Toolbar 2014.7.12.7, reddit enhancement suite 4.5.4, abd speed dial [fvd] 6.6.7.
Theme: Fractal Frost
Plugins: OpenH264 Video by Cisco 1.3 (always activate); Shockwave flash 184.108.40.2067 (always); NVIDIA 3d vision 220.127.116.1188 (ask to activate) - 2 of these, one Vision and one Vision Streaming; and WildTangent Games (never activate/disabled).
It has crashed at least 3 times since I reset Firefox.
Hi: I've googled for about 2 days and then sent my question to fedoraforum.org but didn't get any useful responses atleast yet. Then I started looking on the mozilla foru…
Hi: I've googled for about 2 days and then sent my question to fedoraforum.org but didn't get any useful responses atleast yet. Then I started looking on the mozilla forum and it seems that this problem has been encountered before but I'm not knowledgeable enough to understand how to fix it. I went through both documents that explain about ipv6, dns prefetching, clearing you cache etc but still no luck. Here's my problem, but like I said, I think other people have had it also.
I am learning how to write code to access data from github by using the github api. It is actually an on line course assignment where the problem popped up. no pun intended. I am using linux fedora 19. At the github application site, you need to specify a callback url so that github has some place to send the data that you retrieved back to you. ( this is atleast how I understand it. this is all quite new to me. my understanding could be incorrect ).
So, then I googled and found a note where someone recommended using http://localhost:1410 as the callback url in the github api where you get the secret key etc. So, I use http://localhost:1410 as suggested. But that person might use windows or internet explorer so I don't know if using localhost:1410 is correct. Maybe I should be using something else ?
To make a long story shorter, when I use that localhost:1410, I get the error that mozilla cannot access that site. Like I said, I've seen other threads on mozilla support with similar issues but the solutions weren't clear to me. I am not using a proxy so my connection settings are basically blank except that No Proxy is filled in.
My other thought was that maybe I'm supposed to type 1410 somewhere on the connection settings page. It also says No Proxy for localhost.127.0.0.1 but it's very light so I don't think that's actually enabled.
If anyone would be willing to help, I'd really appreciate it. I've spent the better part of two days and my knowledge is limited so I'm pretty stuck. Also, if you need any more information or need me to do anything, I'll gladly be as helpful as I can possibly be. Thank you very much. The fact that mozilla has this support forum is very kool. I never knew about it until today. Thanks again.
Firefox crashes - FF version 38.0.5 and version 39.0 crash; related to Websense Triton AP-Endpoint DLP ?
Good day, FF version 38.0.5 and 39.0 crash during opening first website. Version 37.0.2 works just fine. In doing a bit of research I believe the problem is with Websense…
FF version 38.0.5 and 39.0 crash during opening first website. Version 37.0.2 works just fine.
In doing a bit of research I believe the problem is with Websense Triton AP-Endpoint DLP.
In my case, and many others I saw in various crash reports, the failing module is QIPCAP.DLL.
I am running Websense Triton AP-Endpoint DLP version 8.0 Build 2081.
ID: dfe4ea5a-6efa-4215-b8b5-ff1992150703 Signature: qipcap.dll@0x7d21
Thanks very much for your help!