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My restore session tab is greyed out and i can't get my tabs back. HELP!

Okay, so I'm gonna start with this. My Lenovo laptop is only a year old, yet it's pretty corrupted by this program called Royal Raid[another question for another time] bu… (read more)

Okay, so I'm gonna start with this. My Lenovo laptop is only a year old, yet it's pretty corrupted by this program called Royal Raid[another question for another time] but to get to the point. Every time Mozilla has a not responding page, it either closes itself when it's bad or gets back from it. But this time, it was something that I had come across before but can't seem to solve. So see, one of my pages wasn't responding to a script[i'm not a tech guru, i don't know what that is, sorry] so I tried to press the stop script button to get back to my YouTube video. Then Mozilla stopped responding, but the sound from my video kept playing.[ A common problem i have, no biggie, right? Wrong.] I tried closing it. It wouldn't. Then the whole "close it or wait" tab came up and i closed it. But even then, i could still hear the sound from my video on YouTube STILL playing. Like i said, this happened to me before. I muted and waited until it stopped. When it did, i was pressing the Mozilla icon a LOT. [So much that i had tabs come up three separate times!] So then, i waited until all the tabs came, closed every one of them except the first, then waited. The homepage came up. Although i was confused i went to the menu and pressed Reopen closed windows which usually replaced my restore session tab since it never worked anymore, and it always brought back my tabs. Problem solved? Nope. Instead, it opened my OTHER closed tabs that i had closed WHILE trying to get my session back. Please don't tell me I'm screwed because i have stuff for school that i had on that session and i REALLY NEED IT! Please help. [P.S. like the title says my restore session tab has been grayed out. And not just now. I mean for a while]

Asked by VictoryO 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Firefox lags every few seconds

Firefox lags for 5 seconds every 30 second interval. It happens when I am using the browser for several hours. Restarting the firefox solves the problem, but I can't just… (read more)

Firefox lags for 5 seconds every 30 second interval. It happens when I am using the browser for several hours. Restarting the firefox solves the problem, but I can't just always restart it due to I have multiple tabs opened that I use for monitoring some business stats. Flash player plugin (set to ask to activate) is always updated and I'm sure that it's not the reason of the said issue. I don't have any extensions. What is the problem?

PS: I'm also using the latest version of firefox.

Thank you.

Asked by capssniffer 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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How can I get a download helper that workls for Firefox 48.0.2?

I have on old MacMini that cannot support updates for Firefox, but I made the mistake of downloading 48.0.2 when it was offered today. Now my Video Download Helper is gon… (read more)

I have on old MacMini that cannot support updates for Firefox, but I made the mistake of downloading 48.0.2 when it was offered today. Now my Video Download Helper is gone and so is my AdBlock and I cannot find versions that are compatible with this browser. How do I find the old versions of these add-ons and get back to where I was?

Asked by ajborn 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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Firefox icon disapeared, changed to generic windows icon. How to get it back?

Not doing anything special, switched on the laptop and all the Firefox icons, desktop + program files + tray, have disapeared and been changed into a generic windows one.… (read more)

Not doing anything special, switched on the laptop and all the Firefox icons, desktop + program files + tray, have disapeared and been changed into a generic windows one. Clicking on any of them still opens the browser. How can I get the original back please?

Asked by Reeferman 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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How to open new window or tab with empty page

Hello volunteers, my sympathies with your task of dealing with the likes of me. How can one set new Firefox windows or tabs to open with a blank, instead of home page, or… (read more)

Hello volunteers, my sympathies with your task of dealing with the likes of me.

How can one set new Firefox windows or tabs to open with a blank, instead of home page, or large colorful tiles of suggested thumbnails? If my memory hasn't gone, this used to be possible, even the default! I'd prefer not to make about:blank my homepage, but that is my current solution.

I noticed this problem several Firefox versions ago, but only recently got really fed up.

This question is operating system and device independent, but important for slow devices such as, oddly enough, laptops and smartphones on the road, when not getting a strong wireless signal.

Asked by DisgruntledOldHead 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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How to restore bookmarks from a saved "bookmarks-nnnn-nn-nn_....jsonlz4" file

I had to wipe my computer and reinstall Firefox. I had made a backup of the hard disk and found in AppData\Roaming\ Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles a number of .jsonlz4 backup f… (read more)

I had to wipe my computer and reinstall Firefox. I had made a backup of the hard disk and found in AppData\Roaming\ Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles a number of .jsonlz4 backup files. I copied the last of these into the new Profile that Firefox has just created but the bookmarks aren't appearing. I have successfully done something like this before. I'm obviously not doing it wright now.

Asked by OrvilleWright 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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I keep getting an insecure connection whentrying to connect to Netflix

Every time I try to connect to Netflix I get a "Insecure Connection":Your connection is not secure The owner of www.netflix.com has configured their website improperly. T… (read more)

Every time I try to connect to Netflix I get a "Insecure Connection":Your connection is not secure

The owner of www.netflix.com has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected to this website.

This site uses HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to specify that Firefox only connect to it securely. As a result, it is not possible to add an exception for this certificate.

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Report errors like this to help Mozilla identify and block malicious sites

I contacted netflix and it is not them. If I cannot get this fixed I am going to remove this browser. What a pain?! I love mozilla but this is crazy. I tried some of the other things about this insecure connection and it has not helped....SOMEONE HELP ME

Asked by faithrochelle68 4 years ago

Answered by faithrochelle68 4 years ago

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Can't download attachments from Gmail

I'm unable to download any attachments directly from Gmail, although saving them to Drive and then downloading from there works, but I have to waste precious seconds with… (read more)

I'm unable to download any attachments directly from Gmail, although saving them to Drive and then downloading from there works, but I have to waste precious seconds with this method and it's pretty frustrating. :) I've tried starting Firefox in safe mode, clearing the cache, disabling ESET Smart Security's web and e-mail protection, but unfortunately none of them helped. I have also tried downloading attachments with Internet Explorer and that works just fine.

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (48.0.1 currently) and Windows 8.1 Pro x64.

Asked by seggbizo 4 years ago

Answered by seggbizo 4 years ago

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Firefox does NOT recognize installed Adobe FLASH

Flash NPAPI 22.0.0.209 I have deleted my entire profile, uninstalled and reinstall both Firefox and Flash. In windows 10, if i go to Flash Player Settings Manager, it say… (read more)

Flash NPAPI 22.0.0.209

I have deleted my entire profile, uninstalled and reinstall both Firefox and Flash. In windows 10, if i go to Flash Player Settings Manager, it says that i have the above version installed. However, Firefox Add-on Manager does not show Flash as a plugin (it's not in the list).

Please see system details for more information!

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks =D

Asked by FSupport 4 years ago

Answered by FSupport 4 years ago

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Why does Youtube look so small?

Greetings I have been using youtube on firefox for so long that i thought it was supposed to look like this. Today i tried it on chrome and it looks much different. It's … (read more)

Greetings I have been using youtube on firefox for so long that i thought it was supposed to look like this. Today i tried it on chrome and it looks much different. It's much smaller on firefox.. The strange part is, if i reduce the zoom to 90%, the video frame will have the same size as on chrome. It's the same problem as this but i'm on fullHD resolution so i don't see why it would not be the same for both: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1113357

Running FF in safe mode is the same. Using version 48.0.

I had some problems uploading pictures here so i put them on imgur: http://imgur.com/a/lYmoQ

Asked by Mike 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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I want to disable search in the address bar and browser.urlbar.unifiedcomplete does not work

I want to be able to type cnn in my address bar, hit enter and get cnn.com when I did about:config I could not find browser.urlbar.unifiedcomplete and when I set browser.… (read more)

I want to be able to type cnn in my address bar, hit enter and get cnn.com when I did about:config I could not find browser.urlbar.unifiedcomplete and when I set browser.fixup.alternate.enabled to false that did not work either. What do I do?

Asked by HarwoodS 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Newest FireFox stores far too much Cache

With the newest version of Firefox, there seems to be 100's of Cache files created each day. When I used to run CCleaner, it took about 15 seconds to run to clear out t… (read more)

With the newest version of Firefox, there seems to be 100's of Cache files created each day.

When I used to run CCleaner, it took about 15 seconds to run to clear out the data. Now it takes 15 to 20 MINUTES to clear mostly 100's of Cache files. What's up with that?

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit on a fast machine (4.2GHz) with a Samsung SSD as the main drive.

What do you know or suggest?

Thank you for your help.

Jim

Asked by JimK43 4 years ago

Answered by JimK43 4 years ago

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how do i turn on auto complete

my computer has just been reformatted and I would like to know how i can turn on auto complete for both the address bar entries and also for form filling in. I would be s… (read more)

my computer has just been reformatted and I would like to know how i can turn on auto complete for both the address bar entries and also for form filling in.

I would be so grateful for your help.

Thanks,

Anthony

Asked by avwood 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Add-on not installed/downloaded due to connection failure

This has been going on since I redownloaded firefox. I keep getting the error "Add-on not installed/downloaded due to connection failure", This is not limited to one app,… (read more)

This has been going on since I redownloaded firefox. I keep getting the error "Add-on not installed/downloaded due to connection failure", This is not limited to one app, this is limited to several apps. I know nothing is wrong with my connection because, well I am connected to the internet on my computer just fine.

I have searched to try to find a solution but nothing has helped, I even did "New>String and name it: xpinstall.enabled and set the value to true" and restarted firefox but that did nothing at all.

It seems to be a firefox issue and this one of many issues that I'm having.

Asked by BlooDFalleN 4 years ago

Answered by John99 4 years ago

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How do I restore the tabs below the address bar?

I hit a Yahoo link and the tabs below the address bar disappeared. I cannot figure out how to restore them. Firefox is my default browser and Google is my default search … (read more)

I hit a Yahoo link and the tabs below the address bar disappeared. I cannot figure out how to restore them. Firefox is my default browser and Google is my default search engine.

Asked by thistlemew 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Can't view instagram pictures embedded in websites.

So, whenever I go to websites(like someecards, etc) and there are embedded images from Instagram, I can't see the pictures, only blank squares with a clickable descriptio… (read more)

So, whenever I go to websites(like someecards, etc) and there are embedded images from Instagram, I can't see the pictures, only blank squares with a clickable description underneath it. I can view the pix fine on Instagram(or sometimes if someone shares Instagram pix on FB, I can see them fine there, too.) Just not embedded.

Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by DystopiaGrrl 4 years ago

Answered by jokke20 3 years ago

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Why can't I delete the adress-bar history?

I am considering uninstalling Firefox and never use it again. This is because there's an annoying feature with your browser that no other browser does. Your adress-bar ke… (read more)

I am considering uninstalling Firefox and never use it again. This is because there's an annoying feature with your browser that no other browser does. Your adress-bar keeps a record of every website I have ever visited with your browser and there is no tool to clean it with. You should ofcourse include the adress-bar history when cleaning Firefox history. You should include a tool for this in future versions of Firefox. If you don't then at least I will stop using it.

Asked by Sjur 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Can I do nothing and carry on with Mac OSX 10.6.8 and Firefox 48.0.2?

I have Mac Mini with OSX 10.6.8 and no available updates, and Firefox 48.0.2 with no available updates. I can't buy a new computer at this time, and want to know if I can… (read more)

I have Mac Mini with OSX 10.6.8 and no available updates, and Firefox 48.0.2 with no available updates. I can't buy a new computer at this time, and want to know if I can carry on with my system as-is. I have minimal understanding of computers and software.

Asked by strongkc 2 years ago

Answered by user633449 2 years ago