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firefox login username and password breached

i think my firefox login got hacked by spammer/hacker/fisher. NOW HOW DO I KNOW THIS? i got extortion email with my Firefox login and password. NOTE:i did't use same pas… (read more)

i think my firefox login got hacked by spammer/hacker/fisher. NOW HOW DO I KNOW THIS? i got extortion email with my Firefox login and password. NOTE:i did't use same password twice so there is no chance that he got password from another site/software/service

attached screenshot contains my Firefox account user mail with my old Firefox password now as web professional i know things about spam email but spam email with username and password is not a joke?

Asked by rahul.paranjape 3 months ago

Last reply by maleckbes 2 months ago

Opening links from external applications causes Firefox to breifly hang

Opening links from external applications (i.e.: Outlook, Word, a PDF, etc.) begins to open a new tab in Firefox, sometimes it'll open a "full" tab-width before hanging, m… (read more)

Opening links from external applications (i.e.: Outlook, Word, a PDF, etc.) begins to open a new tab in Firefox, sometimes it'll open a "full" tab-width before hanging, more often than not, I'll see a sliver of the new tab while Firefox sorts itself out.

Typically when this happens, I'll see upwards of 50% CPU usage from Firefox itself. Memory seems sane.

Hardware acceleration, whether it's on or off, makes no difference. Issue persists in safe-mode, and safe-mode with add-ons disabled. Issue persists in Firefox and Firefox Developer Edition.

Asked by mjorgensen 1 week ago

Video links in a online magazine

Hi I use a online magazine (Readly.com) and it has links to videos in the pages. Which should run. I have in the options tried to allow permissions to this site to allow … (read more)

Hi I use a online magazine (Readly.com) and it has links to videos in the pages. Which should run. I have in the options tried to allow permissions to this site to allow auto play. I have entered the web address and saved it. when I reopened permissions it is blank and the web page has not been saved. Any ideas. I wouldn't I am a computer expert some the answer would need to simple instructions. Firefox version is 79.0 windows 10 64 bit Thanks

Asked by derek61 6 days ago

synching/history problem

Hi! I've added a new device and am trying to synch it (my new laptop). My account shows everything synched (history, bookmarks, log-ins). However, none of my previous his… (read more)

Hi!

I've added a new device and am trying to synch it (my new laptop). My account shows everything synched (history, bookmarks, log-ins). However, none of my previous history is showing up. None of my old bookmarks are visible.

Either something didn't work right with synching, or (much worse) all of my Firefox bookmarks, history, and log-ins have been lost. I have no way of knowing what the problem is, since everything shows as being correctly synched on my laptop when I view my Firefox account.

Please advise.

Thanks!

Jeff

Asked by jnielsonbbc 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

displaying VR on firefox desktop (doesnt work)

When i visit any VR Website, i get aksed if i want to grant accsess to vr, i klick yes, a "Heading to Firefox" banner shows up in the vive, then nothing happens and steam… (read more)

When i visit any VR Website, i get aksed if i want to grant accsess to vr, i klick yes, a "Heading to Firefox" banner shows up in the vive, then nothing happens and steam VR home gets loaded. On any website (incls. Mozilla hubs) this happens, i cant accsess vr from firefox (games work just fine, its not a problem with the vive.

My setup: win 10 firefox newest version (79.0 (64-Bit)) plugins:

  no script (but always deactivated when trying vr)
  ABP
  Mobile View switcher
  citavi
  facebook container
  AdBlock Ultimate

htc vive via display port steam vr newest version amd Radeon rx vega amd ryzen 5 1600X

Asked by niel-hoier 6 days ago

Sync not working

Hey, I just got a new motherboard and an SSD, so I reinstalled my PC. The last time I did that, when I logged into Firefox, all of my tabs, passwords and accounts were sa… (read more)

Hey, I just got a new motherboard and an SSD, so I reinstalled my PC. The last time I did that, when I logged into Firefox, all of my tabs, passwords and accounts were saved. This time they aren't. Could I get some help or at least an explanation as to why this happened? Is it because of the new motherboard?

Asked by balanorrbg 6 days ago

Extensions

I own Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it does not show up in my Firefox Extensions as it used & as it does in Chrome. The online instructions said to go Firefox Customize Addi… (read more)

I own Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it does not show up in my Firefox Extensions as it used & as it does in Chrome. The online instructions said to go Firefox Customize Additional Tools & Features & drag Adobe in to Firefox. But I cannot find Additional Tools & Features in Firefox. How do I make this extension function & see the Adobe Icon in the upper right icons on Firefox? thank you Jonathan Rose

Asked by jonathan.rose 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Firefox logo isn´t showing on my homepage

hey there, I know the following is not a big deal, but I still appreciate any help. onto my problem: I reinstalled Firefox on Windows 10 (troubleshooting my PC) and turn… (read more)

hey there, I know the following is not a big deal, but I still appreciate any help. onto my problem: I reinstalled Firefox on Windows 10 (troubleshooting my PC) and turned off everything except for the search engine and the standard Firefox homepages in the settings for the homepage. Before the reinstall the Firefox logo was showing (pic below), now its just a white page with the search engine. i know this is not a real issue but I "enjoyed" the Firefox logo. thanks for help though!

Asked by The UwUinator 6 days ago

website won't load

Hello, over the past week, a website that always downloaded will not open. It's a problem with my laptop, not with the site itself or any other user. I've done everythi… (read more)

Hello, over the past week, a website that always downloaded will not open. It's a problem with my laptop, not with the site itself or any other user. I've done everything the "help" articles suggest, but I still can't access the site. It's a job site, so it's imperative that I log back on. Any ideas?

Asked by beatlekris67 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Firefox Crashes

Hello, at least once for day my firefox Crash. It often happen when i have 4-5 tabs opened, it simply close and then later 20-30 second it reopens. Firefox, when reopens,… (read more)

Hello, at least once for day my firefox Crash. It often happen when i have 4-5 tabs opened, it simply close and then later 20-30 second it reopens. Firefox, when reopens, does not try to send a notification.

Any idea of what can i check or how to understand whta problem i have? Thank you

Asked by genlon83 6 days ago

Last reply by genlon83 6 days ago

Comment section on youtube gone?

Hi Just noticed that i no longer cant comment on youtube? Don´t even se the "leave a public comment" section either Tried to delete cookies just for youtube with no luck… (read more)

Hi

Just noticed that i no longer cant comment on youtube? Don´t even se the "leave a public comment" section either Tried to delete cookies just for youtube with no luck, tried microsofts edge browser and there was the comment section? So what happend to mozilla? Still run win7 64 bit, latest update on the browser.

Thanks

Tobias

Asked by torverud 6 days ago

Last reply by torverud 5 days ago

Fail message when sending questions on WEB sites.

Lately when I try to send a question by filling in a form on a web site I get some sort of fail message. The last one was a question about a product on Lowe's WEB site, … (read more)

Lately when I try to send a question by filling in a form on a web site I get some sort of fail message. The last one was a question about a product on Lowe's WEB site, I got "Something went wrong please try again later". I did the same thing in Microsoft Edge and it went through.

Asked by MikeLP 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

i lost my bookmarks

i change the windows and install new firefox and signin firefox to restore my all bookmarks but noting happend i had alot of book marks [essentional] but not happend . p… (read more)

i change the windows and install new firefox and signin firefox to restore my all bookmarks but noting happend i had alot of book marks [essentional] but not happend . please help me . thanks alot .

Asked by borhani145 6 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 days ago

Firefox Sync: Can't log on -- Your e-mail was just returned

When I try to log onto Firefox Sync, I can enter my password and enter the code from my authentication app, but then I get "your e-mail was just returned". When I enter … (read more)

When I try to log onto Firefox Sync, I can enter my password and enter the code from my authentication app, but then I get "your e-mail was just returned". When I enter one of the recovery codes, I get the same message. What do I do?

Asked by gsmith001 6 days ago