Randomly logged out of websites all of a sudden

Hello, I'm not sure when it started, maybe a week ago. When I open firefox, I'm logged out of "most" of my accounts sometimes. I'll log back in and it will last a few br… (read more)

Hello,

I'm not sure when it started, maybe a week ago. When I open firefox, I'm logged out of "most" of my accounts sometimes. I'll log back in and it will last a few browser closing and reopenings. Some websites seem to log out quicker, or it's possibly just random.

I've been using Firefox for a very long time and I've never had an issue like this. It's frustrating because I have to go through 2-factor each time a website logs me out. And so far, it hasn't happened to Discord in browser. It affects Gmail, Hotmail, Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit.

I did not change any settings recently until after it started happening (I set "Enhanced Tracking Protection" to standard thinking it would help but it hasn't).

Thank you.

Asked by alphadeus 5 days ago

Last reply by Il_Bolognese 5 days ago

lost tabs

Hi Im writing this post from my kids laptop but the problem is with my computer. I was in the middle of something when computer froze and it is now dead. I was able to ch… (read more)

Hi Im writing this post from my kids laptop but the problem is with my computer. I was in the middle of something when computer froze and it is now dead. I was able to check if I can access files from live cd and yeah I can see my files but I need to reinstall windows7. When I do it I will loose my files. I need to recover few more things than just files. The question to you is... how can I recover all my tabs, my open session, all logins, passwords etc in Firefox?. Im hoping it is stored somehow deep in windows and I can just copy/paste these files to new reinstalled windows7

Asked by splukany.piotrek 1 day ago

Last reply by Václav Trpišovský 1 day ago

I'm trying to sync my account but I need a code and I can't access my e-mail

I reformated my pc. When i installed Firefox and tried to sync it asked for a code that was sent to my e-mail, but I can't access my e-mail. how can I recover my account … (read more)

I reformated my pc. When i installed Firefox and tried to sync it asked for a code that was sent to my e-mail, but I can't access my e-mail. how can I recover my account if I can't access my e-mail? It's there any way to contact Firefox support to recover my account by other ways?

Asked by mellamoyeison 5 months ago

Last reply by Tommy 5 months ago

New change?? No longer different PDF handling for in-browser vs. Download panela

On FF v78.0.2 (Win 10/64-bit), it used to be that I could open PDF links within a website using FF's built-in PDF Viewer. However, after saving them to disk, when I open… (read more)

On FF v78.0.2 (Win 10/64-bit), it used to be that I could open PDF links within a website using FF's built-in PDF Viewer. However, after saving them to disk, when I opened the PDF from the Downloads panel, it would open in my preferred 3rd party app. This was desired and worked perfectly.

But this seems to have changed! I either have to commit to the built-in always, or an external app always, irrespective of whether I am opening from a browser link or the download panel.

This is a terrible behavior. FF should open PDFs in the download handler (like ALL other file types there) with the OS's preferred PDF handler, which, in my case, is not FF's built-in Viewer.

If open a PDF in the built-in Viewer and save it from there, why would I want to re-open it in the built-in PDF viewer when opening from the download panel?

FF's built-in Viewer is great for a quick view of a PDF, I quite like it. But if I take the time to save it, I typically want more advanced functionality, like highlighting, filling in forms, etc. It worked perfectly before, please revert and stop fixing things that aren't broken. Or at least differentiate between the download panel and website links. Is there any hope in submitting a bug report?

Asked by vexware 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Yahoo hyjacking my google searches.

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove … (read more)

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove the add-on or extension but when I click on "add-ons" or extensions from the menu it just opens a new blank tab in my browser. When I click on search in the preferences menu, google is the only search engine checked in all of my selections. Please help me get rid of the yahoo search.

Asked by markdbrown 3 months ago

Last reply by JWStewart 2 months ago

Logins & Passwords: Can I save multiple different logins on same webpage

For a website I have created two different accounts. However, Firefox Lockwise allows me to save only one. Is there a way of saving two different logins/passwords on the … (read more)

For a website I have created two different accounts. However, Firefox Lockwise allows me to save only one. Is there a way of saving two different logins/passwords on the same web page? Thanks TS

Asked by t.stratopoulos 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ?

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do? Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use t… (read more)

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do?

Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use those totally insecurity and unreliable companies! Paradox #2: Firefox don't even show those extensions mentioned above! Paradox #3: Even when I remove them from "Options->Search Engines" these ones keep being enabled and hidden! Paradox #4: Third party program needed to manage those Firefox hidden extensions! I Disable all above extensions by "CCleaner" and: Paradox #5: they comes back by default in every Firefox damn update!

I wish I'm wrong I would pleased if someone explain in an article, or even in few words, why all those. I think Mozilla should detailed explain.

Thanks in advance and Sorry for my English.

Asked by AntonyMan 1 month ago

Last reply by firefoxylady 2 days ago

PLEASE help! I am trying to restore my open tabs which were cleared by a restart (Windows10)!

Hi, I am seeking a job and had a number of important tabs open when I had to restart my browser. Unfortunately, it was set to clear history on restart. Is there any way, … (read more)

Hi, I am seeking a job and had a number of important tabs open when I had to restart my browser. Unfortunately, it was set to clear history on restart. Is there any way, on a windows10 pc, to recover them? Are they stored anywhere?

Asked by cubswin60611 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox slow download speed

Over the last few days, my average donwload speed for files, applications or whatever ia arouns 200 kB/sec, but my internet is capable of 100 mb/s. This only started happ… (read more)

Over the last few days, my average donwload speed for files, applications or whatever ia arouns 200 kB/sec, but my internet is capable of 100 mb/s. This only started happening over the past few days. Why is this happening?

Asked by nasa024680 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Update win 10 20H2 firefox problems

I installed the windows update for Windows 10 20H2, and I'm getting graphical artifacts on websites and firefox home page. This can be see on google maps while moving aro… (read more)

I installed the windows update for Windows 10 20H2, and I'm getting graphical artifacts on websites and firefox home page.

This can be see on google maps while moving around the map.

Tried on Microsoft edge and didn't happen

Is there an ETA to fix this?

My Firefox version is 83.0b2 (64-bit).

And I'm on the latest drivers for my graphics card.

Asked by malakiax07 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

disable automatic updates in 81

I cant seem to be able to disable automatic updates. Firefox updates automaticly in background at work and then crashes my tab and all my work gets lost when it has to u… (read more)

I cant seem to be able to disable automatic updates. Firefox updates automaticly in background at work and then crashes my tab and all my work gets lost when it has to update. Its really annoying.

Iv tried searching for settings and using about:config, changin app.update.auto to false. It keeps updating anyway...

Asked by ivar.forss 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

download files seem corrupt

Hi, Firefox desktop for win 10: Firefox works with this one exception... I downloaded two "self extracting" files from Nikon. When I double click on either or any file of… (read more)

Hi, Firefox desktop for win 10: Firefox works with this one exception... I downloaded two "self extracting" files from Nikon. When I double click on either or any file of this type using firefox, I get "some installation files are corrupt, please re-download" If I use Microsoft edge, the same files work, provided I select "unblock" in the files properties tab. (yes I do this for ff files too)

This did not happen months ago and I'm sure this is because Microsfot has changed something, which needs all browsers to adapt to. Thx

Asked by domlester 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

picture in picture

Hi everybody! This new function "picture in picture" is bothering and prenvents from concentrating on the main subject. I tried everything announced to stop it including … (read more)

Hi everybody! This new function "picture in picture" is bothering and prenvents from concentrating on the main subject. I tried everything announced to stop it including menu > options > deactivate control... but it still invites itself, no possible control. How may I stop that completely??? tks Lionel

Asked by Seylione 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Redirection does not work?

For example, lets say i try to login into https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/ . When i enter my login/password it shows me a blank page and then nothing afterwards. Thi… (read more)

For example, lets say i try to login into https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/ . When i enter my login/password it shows me a blank page and then nothing afterwards. This happens to me on quite a lot of sites, like https://www.gosuslugi.ru/ for example, which does the same thing, for payments on some delivery sites (like https://www.delivery-club.ru/spb) and such. It does not happen in other browsers, like IE for example.

Asked by JediMage 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Beta 83.0b

Bad code on recent Beta download- XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location: chrome://browser/content/browser.xhtml Line Number 746, Column 15: <toolb… (read more)

Bad code on recent Beta download- XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location: chrome://browser/content/browser.xhtml Line Number 746, Column 15:

             <toolbarbutton <="" class="close-icon" id="UITourTooltipClose" pre="">

^</toolbarbutton>

Asked by pnedstrom 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

After doing a refresh I can't read the words/letters, this has happened before, and I can't remember how to fix it! Part of each letter and words are dark and some light. Like one side of the letter is light and the other side, top or bottom is dark.

The letters in words are not uniform, one side, top or bottom is dark and the other is light. It makes it very hard to read. I've tried to copy something to show but ca… (read more)

The letters in words are not uniform, one side, top or bottom is dark and the other is light. It makes it very hard to read. I've tried to copy something to show but can't. Even in what I'm typing here now I can see the difference. Like the p in copy is dark on one side and the other is light. This has happened before, but I can't seem to find or remember what I was told to do to fix it. The "e" had a dark straight line and the "c" part is light Very frustrating!

Asked by Linzee 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago