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How can i update my Mozilla Firefox

I trust this message finds you well. I am currently using Mozilla Firefox as my preferred web browser and I'm interested in ensuring that I have the latest version instal… (read more)

I trust this message finds you well. I am currently using Mozilla Firefox as my preferred web browser and I'm interested in ensuring that I have the latest version installed for optimal performance and security.

Could you provide a step-by-step guide on how to update Mozilla Firefox to the latest version? I'm curious about the frequency of updates and whether the process varies for different operating systems I'm using windows.

Additionally, I'd like to understand if there are any precautions I should take before initiating the update, such as saving bookmarks or ensuring compatibility with installed extensions.

Furthermore, are there any notable features or improvements in the latest version that I should be aware of? I want to make the most of the browser's capabilities and stay informed about any enhancements.

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I appreciate your expertise in guiding me through the Firefox update process.

Best regards,

Asked by Karla withak 3 months ago

Last reply by Paul 2 months ago

All tabs, history bookmarks lost

My regular profile has deleted all saved history, tabs, bookmarks, etc. This happened before and seems related to having private browings open. and to an update in progre… (read more)

My regular profile has deleted all saved history, tabs, bookmarks, etc. This happened before and seems related to having private browings open. and to an update in progress or recent.

Opend a private window. Then noticed regular FF wasn't opened. I opened the usual profile and all saved info is gone. Also, my stuff to be synced is way out of date so can't restore from there (I always had sync up to date). My "backup" can't be opened to restore.

Where do I find yesrterday's info? How do I restore my session, bookmarks, etc?

Last time, I tried to follow directions I found soemwhere but the instruction werent clear at all and had to restore from a disk image.

Why is there stsill the private window deleting regular window?

Asked by hlthenvt 2 months ago

Last reply by hlthenvt 2 months ago

unable to log into gmail

since updating last night I am unable to log into gmail via firefox. here is the message pop up. Couldn’t sign you in This browser or app may not be secure. Learn more T… (read more)

since updating last night I am unable to log into gmail via firefox. here is the message pop up.

Couldn’t sign you in This browser or app may not be secure. Learn more Try using a different browser. If you’re already using a supported browser, you can try again to sign in.

Asked by donmatlo100 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Should I invest in Advertising Ball-Socket Bearings from Habor Freight to an Audience equating to Travel-Luggage Producers?

Okay; So a super positioned photon has a 720 degree of field displacability within its' emtiness and with its' orbitals and what-not... But why does 4-Wheel luggage mov… (read more)

Okay;

So a super positioned photon has a 720 degree of field displacability within its' emtiness and with its' orbitals and what-not...

But why does 4-Wheel luggage move so much more freely; it may even be in one place while maintaining the same 360 degrees of motions that a 2-Wheeled Luggage has - while it is in a fixed direction...

But they both offer the same 360 degrees of singular direction of motion...but...if you have4 Ball-Socket Joints on the bottom of the luggage, it could be going - without axle request-response reisistancant-fixation...; in spirals about the axis which it is also 360 degree traveling in...it could cover double the distance, while only traveling half the actual linear distance...

~$4 @ Harbor Freight.

P.S. I found a glitch as I typed this - If you "Copy Image," you can Click "Add Image," then "Paste," the Image , successfully - it appeared on the display within that Folder...now it is on My desktop, but it fails to Upload, I can go and repaste - ACTUALLY replacing it on my Desktop...but it fails...


AHHHH unsupported Image Type...

You all could totally allow me to upload into an HTML6 Canvas with WASM, which I would suggest Simply Strips out the Color Positional Data; Storing it as a Binary Format - and then when you go to Display it; simply Read that Fetched Binary into a Linear Memory Sequence, as SetPixel Commands into the Canvas API...You do not REALLY need the WASM...But WebAssembly! (I guess it was the File Type.)

Asked by Volu-t-io-n-era-rit-ly 2 months ago

Answered by Volu-t-io-n-era-rit-ly 2 months ago

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Can't access multiple websites - 403, access denied etc

Since yesterday I can't access multiple websites like Spotify, Reddit, Google Drive etc on my desktop computer anymore. I don't know why and I didn't change anything over… (read more)

Since yesterday I can't access multiple websites like Spotify, Reddit, Google Drive etc on my desktop computer anymore. I don't know why and I didn't change anything over night. It also works fine in Microsoft Edge.

Reddit shows the "whoa there, pardner" error, spotify shows 403 error, Google Drive says my browser (Firefox 120.0) isn't supported and others are simply unavailable. At the same time Google looks off and Twitch is just a huge loading screen.

I cleared all the data (cookies/cache), but that didn't help.

I had this reddit error a few weeks ago already, but it disappeared on its own. However it was only reddit that was affected.

Asked by LostButSeeking 3 months ago

Answered by Terry 3 months ago

How can I export all firefox settings,passwords,bookmarks, cookies etc.. in clean, human readable text files ?

Hello I have been using firefox sync for a long time to migrate between PC to PC My firefox sync profile is full of old stuff and I would like to clean up my settings b… (read more)

Hello

I have been using firefox sync for a long time to migrate between PC to PC

My firefox sync profile is full of old stuff and I would like to clean up my settings by wiping out my firefox sync settings and starting fresh.

However, before doing that I wish to export all my data/settings/password/cookies/bookmarks and everything, so files on my computer.

Files that I can read in notepad and inspect. See which settings I have in there and decide which settings I want to put back in my new installation.

I have found a locked question about this on this forum

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1065938

It mentions two plugins for this purpose

FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension)

OPIE

Unfortunately and worryingly, they have been removed from the firefox addon store

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/febe/ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/opie/

I found a wikipedia article about FEBE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefox_Environment_Backup_Extension a very old link to download a probably broken version https://febe.en.softonic.com/

and a reddit thread about FEBE which states that there is no equivalent and that it is not possible to export firefox settings anymore

https://old.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/t2zmjb/febe_alternatives/

as for OPIE, I am unable to find explanation of what it was, where it went or who used it

I know that my profile is stored in

C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\4vdt083m.default-release

However the files and structure in that folder are inscrutable

I would like to have control over the settings of my browser, what they are, to save them and modify them on my own terms.

I would like to export about:config completely to a regular plain text file, edit them and import them back in.

Asked by Salon 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Unlocking about:config Minimum TLS Preference

I need to edit minimum TLS version in order to remotely manage order device that use TLS 1.0. I'm using FireFox 102 and the security.tls.version.min is grayed out and I c… (read more)

I need to edit minimum TLS version in order to remotely manage order device that use TLS 1.0. I'm using FireFox 102 and the security.tls.version.min is grayed out and I cannot edit.

Asked by rilo 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Cannot Login To Some Websites Using Firefox

Starting today I am finding it extremely hard to login to some websites. All Firefox does is just sit with a spinning circle after entering a user name and it locks up th… (read more)

Starting today I am finding it extremely hard to login to some websites. All Firefox does is just sit with a spinning circle after entering a user name and it locks up the browser to a point the I have to go to the Task Manager to stop the FireFox process. I have restarted my computer and refreshed FireFox. I have scanned my computer for malware using Norton 360, Malwarebytes, MSERT, and Windows Defender and all negative. I am having no trouble signing in to a site like https://my.account.sony.com using Edge but using FireFox now is impossible. This needs to be fixed.

Asked by new_aged2perfection 3 months ago

Answered by new_aged2perfection 3 months ago

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Mozilla isn't able to download anything larger than 1GB files

For context, I accidentally made my root D: folder into the downloads folder and during this time I was still able to download using firefox. But when I finally changed t… (read more)

For context, I accidentally made my root D: folder into the downloads folder and during this time I was still able to download using firefox. But when I finally changed the folder to my default one, firefox stopped being able to download anything larger than 1gb files. I can still download small images but anything larger than that I can't download. Else, it would only just show "Failed" in the downloads bar.

I've tried: 1. Changing the download location

>Also tried reindicating my download location

2. Turned off dangerous downloads 3. Putting an exception to the sites I try download from 4. Clearing the downloads 5. Tried troubleshooting mode 6. Restarting my computer 7. Restarting Firefox

I can't download on firefox but the same files I can download on Chrome.

Asked by Chorsa Alterna 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

unable to send or receive emails for the past week

I have been unable to send or receive emails for the past week when I try to send a message I get this message come up .... .. Sending message failed.... The message cou… (read more)

I have been unable to send or receive emails for the past week when I try to send a message I get this message come up .... .. Sending message failed.... The message could not be sent because the connection to outgoing server SMTP smtp.gmail.com timed out try again..... I dont know why this has happened and I cannot fix it???

Asked by joelliott.x 3 months ago

Last reply by Terry 3 months ago

How to stop Firefox shortcut from being added to desktop

Every time Firefox updates, a Firefox shortcut is added to my desktop. In delete it because I already have a shortcut for it in the taskbar. How can I stop this from happ… (read more)

Every time Firefox updates, a Firefox shortcut is added to my desktop. In delete it because I already have a shortcut for it in the taskbar. How can I stop this from happening? I have tried turning off automatic updates and manually updating the browser and it still creates a shortcut. It's been happening for over a year and I am close to uninstalling Firefox completely and switching browsers.

Asked by C BPresutti 5 months ago

Last reply by Terry 5 months ago

Latest update of Firefox causes scroll bar to be missing (actually, very, very skinny/hidden)

I have always used Firefox, but also have Chrome and Edge on my 17" PC. For the past week or so, my scroll bar (on right side of screen) has "disappeared". It is actually… (read more)

I have always used Firefox, but also have Chrome and Edge on my 17" PC. For the past week or so, my scroll bar (on right side of screen) has "disappeared". It is actually still there, but so skinny that it cannot be seen or used. I Googled solutions to this, and found an article that had 8 possible solutions. I went through all 8, went into the various control options. Still, the same problem. Downloaded the latest version of Firefox and installed. Still the same problem. So- I decided to see if it was an issue with my pc. I tried the Chrome browser. It works fine. I tried the Edge browser. It works fine. I know now that the problem is with the Firefox browser. Something "went wrong" in the latest version. To add to this -- I also have to note that if I shut down and restart the pc, I can get the Firefox scroll bar to return (sometimes). BUT (this is really weird): if the scroll bar appears normal, the bar at the top of the page (not sure what that is called) does not work correctly/ is missing features. This is what happens: there is no X to exit a page, there is no "V " sign to make a page small, etc. All 4 symbols that should be in the top right side of the top bar are missing. Also, there are no tabs available. It won't allow you to have more than one tab! So, if you are in your gmail (for example), you must close out the gmail in order to do a google search or do anything else! Something is terribly wrong with the latest Firefox update.

Asked by N L 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Delete Bing completely and forever

HELP!! Every time I open Firefox Bing comes up. How can I get rid of Bing completely and forever? I hate it ! I don't want it! I've tried going through add-ons, I… (read more)

HELP!!

Every time I open Firefox Bing comes up. How can I get rid of Bing completely and forever? I hate it ! I don't want it!

I've tried going through add-ons, I've tried deleting all of the Bing files that I can find.

HELP!!

PLEASE!!!

Asked by Hofer Family 5 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 months ago

Restore previous tabs stopped working after updating to 117.0.1

Restore previous tabs stopped working after updating to 117.0.1, browser launches the home page instead. Settings unchanged since previous install (see screenshot). OS Wi… (read more)

Restore previous tabs stopped working after updating to 117.0.1, browser launches the home page instead. Settings unchanged since previous install (see screenshot). OS Win10.

Asked by peternadori11 5 months ago

Last reply by peternadori11 5 months ago

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XUL Runner Error

Possibly there was an auto update of MOZILLA FIREFOX on our DELL LAPTOP (Windows 11). Now, we cannot get a Mozilla window to open - due to error message: XUL Runner Erro… (read more)

Possibly there was an auto update of MOZILLA FIREFOX on our DELL LAPTOP (Windows 11). Now, we cannot get a Mozilla window to open - due to error message:

XUL Runner Error: Platform version '118.0.1' is not compatible with minVersion >= 118.0 maxVersion <=118.0

Can someone please help us get back to a previous version of Mozilla Fire. Perhaps it is a Windows error. I have no way of knowing. Please help me. My email is: [removed email from public] Thank you.

Asked by raem.kauai 5 months ago

Answered by raem.kauai 5 months ago

warning message from Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

Recently I started using "Bitdefender Antivirus Plus". Now, every day, when I first use my computer, I get the following message: Suspicious connection blocked … (read more)

Recently I started using "Bitdefender Antivirus Plus". Now, every day, when I first use my computer, I get the following message:

    Suspicious connection blocked
    Feature:
    Online Threat Prevention
    firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an unmatching security    certificate to t.sgc.io. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since the used certificate was issued for a different web address than the targeted one.
    Add to exceptions

Is this something I should be concerned about, or should I "Add to exceptions"?

Asked by gordonljohnson 4 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 months ago