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Lost all my firefox book marks.

I really hope someone can help. I'm on a macbook Air and kept getting a Widevine cdm plugin crash error message coming up. Some help online said I should move my profil… (read more)

I really hope someone can help. I'm on a macbook Air and kept getting a Widevine cdm plugin crash error message coming up. Some help online said I should move my profile folder onto my desktop and this would solve the problem. I did this and now upon opening firefox browser all my bookmarks have gone and I seem to have a new firefox browser as is never used. I have no gone back into 'About Profiles' and have two directories 'local' and 'root' listed. I have no idea how to restore my old firefox browser and bookmarks. Help!

Asked by melanie9 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

what changes to be made in prefs.js to open older profile in newer ff install?

in this answer [to Firefox 67 broke my profile] , Moderator cor-el has answered - - 5/22/19, 8:52 PM Try to remove compatibility.ini in this profile. You may have to edit… (read more)

in this answer [to Firefox 67 broke my profile] , Moderator cor-el has answered - - 5/22/19, 8:52 PM Try to remove compatibility.ini in this profile. You may have to edit prefs.js as well. -

Though he/ she has not elaborated what changes are required to be made in prefs.js to make it work smoothly without corrupting the profile.

Please tell what changes are to be made in prefs.js?

Thanks.

Asked by vsrawat 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

How do I turn off all hover pop-ups?

So, hovers are proliferating across all sites. They've gotten so bad now that I can't do anything without stupid crap popping up covering up what I'm trying to do. Tool… (read more)

So, hovers are proliferating across all sites. They've gotten so bad now that I can't do anything without stupid crap popping up covering up what I'm trying to do. Tooltips, navigation menus, videos starting on hover, you name it. It's GARBAGE user experience, and I can't understand why anyone thinks this is okay. They're popping up everywhere all the time, 99.9999% of the time when I don't want it. It makes complex sites like Amazon totally miserable to even try to use for someone like me who's easily distracted.

So, I desperately need a solution at this stage. The internet is a graveyard of sites I can't visit because they drive me up the wall and ruin my day.

Someone previously recommended adblockers for this, but I use three adblockers (like I said, easily distracted by garbage), and none of them kill hovers.

How do I make hovers stop activating content and instead ONLY work on-click. Thanks!

Asked by SunSpirit13 3 weeks ago

Last reply by SunSpirit13 3 weeks ago

Bookmarks Won't Import

I lost all faith in Firefox a few years ago after a botched upgrade ruined it, so I downgraded and stopped upgrading entirely. The new interface is garbage, and I hate i… (read more)

I lost all faith in Firefox a few years ago after a botched upgrade ruined it, so I downgraded and stopped upgrading entirely. The new interface is garbage, and I hate it. Everything HAS to be a distracting theme. Stupid.

But I'm finally trying to upgrade anyway for security reasons. When I try to use the new version of Firefox, I try to import my bookmarks, and only the bookmarks NOT inside the Bookmarks Toolbar import. Obviously, this means I can't upgrade, and I sure as hell am not risking upgrading this browser directly, since I have zero faith in Mozilla these days.

My question to Mozilla: Why can't we just import directly from another version of Firefox like I could if I'd been smart enough to use Chrome instead? And I receive a bloody warning when I open it, telling me to either create a new profile or quit, so there isn't even an option to import my bookmarks directly! I'm honestly thinking about just dropping you for Chrome at this point. It would just be easier.

My question to everyone: WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO to get my bookmarks toolbar imported? I export. I import. NOTHING.

Thanks!

Asked by SunSpirit13 3 weeks ago

Last reply by 1-dimensional_box 3 weeks ago

unable to access one particular Anthem Website

I am able to open any website via FireFox except this one: https://www.healthybenefitsplus.com/AnthemBCBSOTC But I CAN open this website via Internet Explorer I get this… (read more)

I am able to open any website via FireFox except this one: https://www.healthybenefitsplus.com/AnthemBCBSOTC

But I CAN open this website via Internet Explorer

I get this error message:

"Secure Connection Failed

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."


Why is FireFox unable to open this Anthem website?

Asked by roger.me99 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Firefox changed. I'm done

I've been a Firefox user for over 15 years. I preferred it to Chrome. But, that's all over now. Since I upgraded I have had nothing but misery. Pages don't function norma… (read more)

I've been a Firefox user for over 15 years. I preferred it to Chrome. But, that's all over now. Since I upgraded I have had nothing but misery. Pages don't function normally. Windows will not display properly, no matter what I set them. Worst of all with any single window, or multiple windows, the slightest mouse movement outside the window and every window comes forward, then it recedes. Back and forth - again and again. If the mouse moves away from the window boundaries, up comes on another window - not the one I want top work in. If that's not distracting enough, I will move the mouse out of the immediate area, what I type does not appear on the page - it goes to some small pseudo search bar which means That the mouse is on the empty desktop. Etc. Etc. I've had it. Too much distraction and poor functionality.

Asked by Gnus2Me 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Firefox version

Many websites tell me my browser is out of date. Firefox checks it out and tells me that 66.0.5 is the most up to date version for my machine (I'm running Windows 7 32bit… (read more)

Many websites tell me my browser is out of date. Firefox checks it out and tells me that 66.0.5 is the most up to date version for my machine (I'm running Windows 7 32bit with 4 GB of ROM). are all of the releases after mine meant for other operating systems?

Asked by boba4 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Asked to log in to Sync every time I open Firefox 76

Honestly, I don't care about Sync. I only use my desktop computer. My cookies are always set to be saved. I never delete them. But every time I open Firefox 76, I see the… (read more)

Honestly, I don't care about Sync. I only use my desktop computer. My cookies are always set to be saved. I never delete them. But every time I open Firefox 76, I see the Important News page about profile changes with a log/in request on the right side. In Preferences, I set a custom URL for my homepage. That did not change what I see first when I open Firefox 76. I never sign out, just open and close the Firefox window, and all it is set to save all of my login information. How can I go straight to my home tab without seeing this one about profiles changes?

Asked by Andrea 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Firefox crashes

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Asked by nikanchuk.yura 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Entering text in textarea does not work right on reddit and other sites

Replying to forum posts in multiline textboxes (textare) do not work properly. I have noticed this mostly on Reddit.com however it has happened in other sites as well. … (read more)

Replying to forum posts in multiline textboxes (textare) do not work properly. I have noticed this mostly on Reddit.com however it has happened in other sites as well. Especially when cutting and pasting text, text can't be deleted, text gets cut off , basically it just goes bonkers and acts strangely. I am usually forced to use Chrome when this happens and in Chrome it works fine.

Version 66.0.2

Asked by jms515 1 year ago

Last reply by jms515 1 year ago

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I Refreshed Firefox and it lost my passwords. Now it won't remember the new Saved passwords.

The Password Manager does appear when I enter a new password, and it asks me to Save Password, which I do. Then the next time I try to use that site, no saved password ap… (read more)

The Password Manager does appear when I enter a new password, and it asks me to Save Password, which I do. Then the next time I try to use that site, no saved password appears. My Firefox is 66.0.3 (64 bit) Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu.

    Thanks for any help,
                         John Patterson

Asked by John Patterson 1 year ago

Answered by John Patterson 1 year ago

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How do I export "saved logons"?

Between two Win10 Home PCs, both used to have all my Saved Logons, but somehow one PC has dropped them all. Both PCs do use Firefox Sync between successfully, but while … (read more)

Between two Win10 Home PCs, both used to have all my Saved Logons, but somehow one PC has dropped them all. Both PCs do use Firefox Sync between successfully, but while that synchronizes Bookmarks (& whatever else), evidently NOT "Saved Logons". So, isn't there some way to EXPORT all of them to a file, to then IMPORT them to my other PC? Incidentally, within Saved Logons, there is a button named IMPORT, but it's used is only for importing from 3 other designated browsers, and apparently on the self-same PC. Searching Firefox Support was a waste of time ... their 'results' are just wide nets of hundreds of irrelevant things, no matter how precise I attempt each search. Bad support job on self-help, Mozilla.

Asked by SFriedli 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Why doesn't Firefox give me the option of saving my login info for Zoom.us?

I've been through my settings and Firefox does allow me to save login info for other websites. It just refuses to allow me to save my login for Zoom.us. I thought this mi… (read more)

I've been through my settings and Firefox does allow me to save login info for other websites. It just refuses to allow me to save my login for Zoom.us. I thought this might be a website issue but no because I am able to save my Zoom.us login info using other browsers.

So how do I get Firefox to function correctly?

Thanks.

Asked by jplaxco 1 year ago

Answered by jplaxco 1 year ago