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Save settings, bookmarks, chronic, open tabs and installed add-ons etc.

Hello, I use firefox only on my notebook since I don't have additional internet devices. What does synchronisation exactly mean? If sync is on and I select " settings, bo… (read more)

Hello, I use firefox only on my notebook since I don't have additional internet devices. What does synchronisation exactly mean? If sync is on and I select " settings, bookmarks, chronic, open tabs and installed add-ons " in the dialog and then "synchronise": Does it mean that after a crash or freh install/re-install on this machine or on another new notebook all these categories are saved in my firefox-account(?) so I can apply them to my fresh installtion and my former last firefox session including all the settings, bookmarks, open tabs etc. are fully recovered then? What would I have to do/click to "load" all this data to my fresh installation? Would be very nice if somebody could give me a short hint :) Thanks in advance!

Asked by alien1 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

My DESKTOP Firefox act like mobile

My Firefox using on desktop computer act like mobile. It is seen on the Facebook. Suddenly FB change view to https://m.face.... and is changing again each time when I typ… (read more)

My Firefox using on desktop computer act like mobile. It is seen on the Facebook. Suddenly FB change view to https://m.face.... and is changing again each time when I type https://face... or anything else. Also whole layout looks like on mobile (very weird and impossible for operating).

More - after this happening, I had communicate that I am using "NEW Web browser" and I have to login.

This is happening also on other pages which have both version - for desktop and mobile

Asked by okiem 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Adobe Flash Player finishing in December 2020

Adobe Flash Player is finishing 31 December 2020 in Australia, what is recommended to replace it or do I have something else already on my computer?? Would appreciate so… (read more)

Adobe Flash Player is finishing 31 December 2020 in Australia, what is recommended to replace it or do I have something else already on my computer?? Would appreciate some guidance if possible...

Asked by barbara 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

lost bookmarks and tabs

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on … (read more)

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on my desktop surely that should produce all the bookmarks and tabs. But no. Instead it brings up 2 file names with indecipherable titles. eg one begins "tula7e15.". And if you click on that you get just another set of technical titles like "saved telemetry-pings" or "features". And if you click on these it then says "file empty".

The same thing happens if I click on "Restore" or "Profile" ie it just leads me to a set of nonesense categories with nothing there. So surely there must be a simple way of restoring my bookmark titles ( I had about 40 bookmarks) given that it only took one click to remove them when I took up the firefox add on ?

Thankyou. P.s. please suggest something simple as I am not great with computer technology. Philip

Asked by philipgperry 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

CCleaner

HELP I ran CCleaner not realizing it was going to delete my browsing history. I've tried some internet searches to find a way to recover the history but I am having no lu… (read more)

HELP I ran CCleaner not realizing it was going to delete my browsing history. I've tried some internet searches to find a way to recover the history but I am having no luck.

I am running Windows 7 Home, Firefox version 82.0 (64bit)

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help!

Asked by dremwolf 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Annoying update message

How do i stop firefox from annoying me with "Whats new in this update" message? I don't do updates very often because most of the times firefox gets worse after i update,… (read more)

How do i stop firefox from annoying me with "Whats new in this update" message? I don't do updates very often because most of the times firefox gets worse after i update, before it gets fixed again. I have that problem on PC and Android phone, so i know its true. The old way over "About config" does no longer apply. The prompt pops up every couple of minutes and annoys the hell out of me. PLEASE HELP ME TO STOP THIS NONSENSE. Thanks

Asked by marc-antonio1979 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Two versions of Firefox (74.0 and 80.0) showing in Programs (Windows 7)

Hi All, For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7. Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed… (read more)

Hi All,

For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7.

Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed 28/08/2020.

I've seen another topic mentioning this problem for older versions, and tried using a Registry Cleaner as mentioned in that one - but it has made no difference, and both versions are still there.

I'm wary of trying to uninstall the 74.0 version using the Firefox uninstaller, as when I start that there is no mention of it just uninstalling 74.0 - it gives the impression it is uninstalling all versions, which is not something I want.

I just don't need two versions of Firefox on my PC, especially when the older version is no longer used.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Asked by Pittsm07 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

After lates Firefox update access to web based e'mail is stopped

After the latest Firefox update was automatically carried out, I found that my access to my e'mail on a web based site is being prevented. I enter my normal name and pas… (read more)

After the latest Firefox update was automatically carried out, I found that my access to my e'mail on a web based site is being prevented. I enter my normal name and password, I can see communication links taking place in the bottom left hand corner of my web page but then nothing happens, my entry web page does not go to the e'mail account web page.

I have tried changing the proxy contol to both "None" and "Automatically controlled by Firefox" but that has no effect. I am not using, nor is there any Proxy involved. I have also checked the firewall and that is open for my e'mail site.

The e'mail access was fine untill this update was installed.

What do I need to do?

Many thanks for any help.

Asked by mrpdickens 3 days ago

Last reply by Henry.M 2 days ago

Clearing cache also clears all logins!

Hi All, Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Ca… (read more)

Hi All,

Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Cached Web Content" checked and it still deletes all info. Also whenever I go back in that page, both are (again) checked.

What am I doing wrong?

Is there a way in "about:config" to default this area to "Cached Web Content" only?

Russ

Asked by RASelkirk 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 minutes ago

firefox install hangs immediately

I am attempting to reinstall firefox. Old one screwed up and I eventually uninstalled it. Ran revo uninstaller, turned off firewall and antivirus, wifi connected. Start… (read more)

I am attempting to reinstall firefox. Old one screwed up and I eventually uninstalled it. Ran revo uninstaller, turned off firewall and antivirus, wifi connected. Started Firefox Installer as Administrator. Firefox Installer window appears on Desktop. The interior of the window is completely blank, all white. Wait. Nothing happens. Click on it, get Not Responding message at top of window. As far as I can tell the Installer did nothing but open the window. Repeat downloads of the Installer did the same thing. Help?

Asked by johnsemail 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

How do I set a maximum tab width in Quantum?

I just installed FF Quantum on a new computer, and I can't figure out how to reduce the width of my tabs so that only the favicon shows. FF is set up that way on other co… (read more)

I just installed FF Quantum on a new computer, and I can't figure out how to reduce the width of my tabs so that only the favicon shows. FF is set up that way on other computers but I can't find or figure out how I did it.

Asked by Chris 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

What happened to the Download Icon Arrow for the FF Toolbar?

What happened to the Download Icon Arrow for the FF Toolbar? It is missing from my toolbar and not available in Customize. I have a blank space where the where the icon … (read more)

What happened to the Download Icon Arrow for the FF Toolbar? It is missing from my toolbar and not available in Customize. I have a blank space where the where the icon used to be. I can click on that space and the downloads will show, but the icon is not there. If I go to Customize to drag it to the toolbar, the Download Arrow is not there either.

Asked by kathyjoe5 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Image/graphic quality is not as good as IE or Chrome, in other words, Firefox is blurrier then the other. How to solve this?

Firefox is showing blurry images and text. I don't have this problem with IE, the image is much more sharper and clean. This happened Every time Firefox opened == From … (read more)

Firefox is showing blurry images and text. I don't have this problem with IE, the image is much more sharper and clean.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== From the installation

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Last reply by Morbus 10 years ago

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Got new computer--cannot get Google toolbar to show up tho have downloaded it several times.

Transferred Firefox and other programs to new computer; however, my Google toolbar (especially bookmarks of concern) did not transfer. I downloaded it again (more than on… (read more)

Transferred Firefox and other programs to new computer; however, my Google toolbar (especially bookmarks of concern) did not transfer. I downloaded it again (more than once); it shows up on my Tools/Addo-ons as enabled but does not show up on the View/Toolbar section (never since new computer). I uninstalled and reinstalled, but no luck. What now?

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 8 years ago

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I cannot take pictures with my webcam anymore on Facebook. It works with Internet Explorer though :|

In facebook there's the option to take pictures using your webcam directly on their site. It worked perfectly untill April or so when it stopped recognizing the device. E… (read more)

In facebook there's the option to take pictures using your webcam directly on their site. It worked perfectly untill April or so when it stopped recognizing the device. Everything is up to date...so what could be the problem?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== in April

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 years ago

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When cursor hovers over any icon on toolbars, it highlights icons differently then it used to.

It just started recently. I disabled all plugins but it still didn't fix it. I also tried reseting my preferences and using safe mode, but it still didn't fix it. I've op… (read more)

It just started recently. I disabled all plugins but it still didn't fix it. I also tried reseting my preferences and using safe mode, but it still didn't fix it. I've opened firefox on other users on my computer and there's no problem with them. When i put my cursor over any icon on my toolbar, menu bar included, it used to just appear as rounded edge rectangle highlighting the icon. but now it's a white lined not rounded rectangle. I just like the way it used to look. now it just makes firefox seem like an older version

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Last reply by zzxc 10 years ago