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My computer crashed and after rebooting I lost most of my Firefox browsing history. Is there a way to recover it?

I rebooted my computer after it crashed, due to what appeared to be a hard drive error (at first when I restarted the computer I got the message, "Default Boot Device Mis… (read more)

I rebooted my computer after it crashed, due to what appeared to be a hard drive error (at first when I restarted the computer I got the message, "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed)". Once I managed to get the PC started again I opened Firefox and found out that all of my saved passwords were gone as well as nearly all of my browsing history, which goes back over a year. Strangely enough, not everything is deleted - there are still several webpages that I visited in the past that still show up in the browser history, especially from the last few months. Not only that, but when I scroll through list of web results, webpages that I previously visited are still highlighted in purple, even though many of them do not show up in the much reduced browser history. Does this mean that the remainder of the browsing history is still somewhere? The Firefox profile is the same one as before the crash.

Thank you!

Asked by liammurrayfolder 6 days ago

Lags appear when dragging tabs

When dragging tabs in the browser, they "lag" strongly (not the contents of the tabs, but the "tab icons" themselves). Tested on multiple devices and the problem persists… (read more)

When dragging tabs in the browser, they "lag" strongly (not the contents of the tabs, but the "tab icons" themselves). Tested on multiple devices and the problem persists, what can I do about it. If anything, then the PC is not very weak and in other browsers there is no such problem.

Asked by Nixxon6 6 days ago

outlook and firefox

when i click on a link in Outlook email, a Firefox window opens, but it opens in the background. i would like to automatically switch from Outlook to the newly opened Fir… (read more)

when i click on a link in Outlook email, a Firefox window opens, but it opens in the background. i would like to automatically switch from Outlook to the newly opened Firefox window. i asked Microsoft about this and they said there was nowt they could do, and to contact you. any ideas?

Asked by hermanthomas 6 days ago

Dashlane Extension

I use Dashlane as a password manager. Firefox is my browser. On my desktop computer no problems. On my laptop it tells me that i'm using an incorrect password. Both compu… (read more)

I use Dashlane as a password manager. Firefox is my browser. On my desktop computer no problems. On my laptop it tells me that i'm using an incorrect password. Both computers have the Dashlane extension installed. Both computers are running windows 10. Any suggestions you might give would be appreciated. Even my android phone accepts the password. Thanks for any help you might give. Maureen avalonfarm1@embarqmail.com

Asked by avalonfarm1 6 days ago

Problem with search bar

There's an Amazon-URL that appears in the first place of my search bar every time I want to type something. It doesn't disappear even when I clear the search history - as… (read more)

There's an Amazon-URL that appears in the first place of my search bar every time I want to type something. It doesn't disappear even when I clear the search history - as you can see on the picture, there's a pin symbol attached to the traditional Amazon symbol. How can I remove this?

Asked by kamilmoll 6 days ago

Firefox not automatically logging into saved websites

For several weeks Firefox has been failing to automatically log into sites for which I have saved username and password. I've searched for fixes but not found what I need… (read more)

For several weeks Firefox has been failing to automatically log into sites for which I have saved username and password. I've searched for fixes but not found what I need. Thanks for any help you can give me.

Asked by bright_crow 6 days ago

Yahoo Mail won't accept Firefox 8.0.2

Yahoo Mail will not allow me to connect using Firefox 8.0.2 and returns the error "The latest version of Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a support… (read more)

Yahoo Mail will not allow me to connect using Firefox 8.0.2 and returns the error "The latest version of Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a supported browser below or use basic Mail." The link for downloading Firefox just takes me to the same version I'm running. I can start the "basic Mail" but it's awful. This problem does not occur when using Chrome. I have tried starting Firefox in Safe mode but the error still occurs. Is anyone else having this problem?

Asked by fclrsw 6 days ago

mina flikar i firefox Mozzilla har försvunnit helt plötsligt

Hej, Mina flikar försvann, vill arbeta med dem 1. Hittar inte altarnativet "surfa med flikar" under iställningar 2. Har laddat ner den nyaste versionen av firefox Mozilll… (read more)

Hej, Mina flikar försvann, vill arbeta med dem 1. Hittar inte altarnativet "surfa med flikar" under iställningar 2. Har laddat ner den nyaste versionen av firefox Mozillla 3 Har sökt igenom relevata delar av inställnignar i jakt på fliken 4. Får inte era tips under "flikar" att fungera

MVH Lars-Henrik

Asked by larshenriknilsson 6 days ago

Youtube not showing actual videos?

Since yesterday (14.10.2020) I've been having the problem that when I try to watch youtube videos, they end up just... not showing up. Meaning, that while I see the small… (read more)

Since yesterday (14.10.2020) I've been having the problem that when I try to watch youtube videos, they end up just... not showing up. Meaning, that while I see the small previews on my main page as well as to the side of the video, the video itself is just not there.

They seem to work fine in Chrome, and I can watch videos that are linked to other websites or apps (like in discord for example). Also didn't encounter this problem with the android version either.

What I noticed is that sometimes, it briefly seems to load the video (showing as just a black square) for a millisecond, then it's gone.

What I've tried (and sadly didn't work): - Have Firefox forget all about youtube - delete cookies - Checked if Firefox is up to date (it is, according to it itself) - Restarted my computer (worked for exactly one video when I restored my former session, then it just died again) - Disabled my addons (no change) - Checked if for some reason Firefox was blocking media on that website (it wasn't)

Headsup that I am probably the least tech-savvy person on this planet, so I apologize in advance if I ask potentially stupid questions. Any advise or help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by mephistosservant 6 days ago

After using the refresh Firefox feature my Roboform stopped filling automatically

Hi, I had to use the refresh Firefox feature because Firefox was very slow again. I did this more before without any problem. But now my login forms are not automatically… (read more)

Hi, I had to use the refresh Firefox feature because Firefox was very slow again. I did this more before without any problem. But now my login forms are not automatically filled in by Roboform. Firefox will load the right (login) page but nothing more. The settings in Roboform are unchanged.

Any idea? Thank you very much in advance for your help.

Best Regards, Robert.

Asked by Robert 6 days ago

Virtual Keyboard doesn't work in tablet mode

Hi, I'm on a Lenovo Yoga convertible and everytime I switch to tablet mode and tap in a text field in FF the virtual keyboard opens for a very short time, FF flickers on… (read more)

Hi,

I'm on a Lenovo Yoga convertible and everytime I switch to tablet mode and tap in a text field in FF the virtual keyboard opens for a very short time, FF flickers once and the keyboard closes again. I know that this problem has appeared in the past and apparently been solved for other people, but none of the workarounds I came across work for me... The problem also occurs when I boot in tablet mode and all drivers are up to date. All other applications work flawlessly and a FF reinstall sadly hasn't fixed my problem.

If anyone has any suggestions, I'd be glad

Kind regards Jonas

Asked by jonas8 6 days ago

Firefox takes over 30 seconds to load a tab that I've already opened and seen before

Firefox takes over 30 seconds to load a tab that I've already opened and seen before. I mean tabs that have already displayed some content, I switch to a tab, then go ba… (read more)

Firefox takes over 30 seconds to load a tab that I've already opened and seen before.

I mean tabs that have already displayed some content, I switch to a tab, then go back to the tab I was previously on, and it takes over 30 seconds to load, sometimes over 3 minutes. This is making firefox unusable.

And because it doesn't happen all the time, it's not very reproducible for me, but it happens often. Is there a way to fix this?

Asked by desbest 6 days ago

Latest update, Can't view pictures when browsing ebay.

problems viewing pictures when browsing ebay , when I install latest firefox update. If an item has multiple pictures or a zoom facility they don't work. I keep having to… (read more)

problems viewing pictures when browsing ebay , when I install latest firefox update. If an item has multiple pictures or a zoom facility they don't work. I keep having to do a system restore back to the version prior to update to get it to work. I'm not technical , I just need a simple non tech solution or to get an update that continues to work as before. I've tried it and failed 3 times this month. please fix it.

Asked by rachel292 5 days ago