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Trojen found in Firefox outbound

As described already, Malwarebytes has picked up a Trojen on Firefox outbound, Below is what Malwarebytes has described: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- … (read more)

As described already, Malwarebytes has picked up a Trojen on Firefox outbound, Below is what Malwarebytes has described: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details- Protection Event Date: 11/28/21 Protection Event Time: 9:40 PM Log File: 954b6ada-5037-11ec-bdb7-80fa5b790f8f.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.4.11.149 Components Version: 1.0.1513 Update Package Version: 1.0.47808 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 19042.1348) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Blocked Website Details- Malicious Website: 1 , C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0, ,

-Website Data- Category: Trojan Domain: classicmoto.rs IP Address: 45.147.54.18 Port: 443 Type: Outbound File: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

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Asked by ralphc1 3 hours ago

Last reply by Bithiah 22 minutes ago

I lost all my tabs when I closed firefox.

When I close Firefox at night & open it next day. Every tab is lost, so I have no record of the sites I was using. This has happened several times. I am now serious… (read more)

When I close Firefox at night & open it next day. Every tab is lost, so I have no record of the sites I was using. This has happened several times. I am now seriously looking at dumping Firefox due to its very unstable & unreliable performance. Fire fox does not offer any means of reopening all the tabs that it closed, it actually deletes all tracking. Firefox is unstable, unreliable & totally user unfriendly. I am dumping Firefox for a more professional browser, as Firefox is rude & makes it impossible to contact & seek advice. I think Firefox sucks.

Asked by paul403 3 days ago

Last reply by TNorth 2 days ago

Copy my old profile from old hdd to new sdd folder

Hello čaute i had problem with my pc,so i bought new one with new HW and SSD,but i have kept my old hdd. I would like to copy my profile from E:\Users\user\AppData\Roamin… (read more)

Hello čaute i had problem with my pc,so i bought new one with new HW and SSD,but i have kept my old hdd. I would like to copy my profile from E:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles to C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles I did ,it is almost 1,2 GB file. After copy i tried to open new mozilla that is on new ssd,but it gave me this error message: User profile firefox app cannot be loeaded. Probably profile is missing or it is unavailable. Could be because i have dowloaded older version from march? What can i do. It is very important for me to have all my old bookmarks and history. I tried first to import my bookmars which was succesful, but i would also like to have my old webhistory and old theme. Also i am not sure but i found somehting about places.sqlite , it is my old history of browsing? Can i put it into new profile somehow? Please prosim help pomozte. Anything

Asked by martin.strapac 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Colorways themes

I chose lavender as the background color, but I hate it. It has changed all my links to lavender and I want to go back to the default settings before I added the lavender… (read more)

I chose lavender as the background color, but I hate it. It has changed all my links to lavender and I want to go back to the default settings before I added the lavender. I want the default settings before the Colorways options were made available.

Even though I have figured out how to change the themes, the lavender color is still present in certain words. I want it to go. I want what I had before I added the lavender theme.

I have looked at the articles, but I cannot find an option that says "go back to what you had before" or "undo" or "restore default settings". I'm possibly missing a step. Don't know. I'm frustrated that I can add something so easily, but not get rid of it so easily.

Please help me restore my back ground colors to pre-Colorways add-on lavender. I have a Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6.

Asked by larouselle17 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Logging out doesn't delete Homepage and New Tab data

Hi! I weekly use Firefox on a shared computer and would like to have it delete Homepage and New Tab data automatically when I log out. How do I do this? If you need more… (read more)

Hi!


I weekly use Firefox on a shared computer and would like to have it delete Homepage and New Tab data automatically when I log out. How do I do this?

If you need more info please feel free to ask!


Kind regards, Rota

Asked by Rota 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Strance behaviours when loading a page when connection is slow

Sometimes when loading a page, and the page is slow to respond, I will see a strange situation: The page is totally blank (the F12 tool does not display page content). Th… (read more)

Sometimes when loading a page, and the page is slow to respond, I will see a strange situation: The page is totally blank (the F12 tool does not display page content). The refresh button is gray (disabled), or sometimes although the refresh button enabled, the url textbox is "about:blank", which means I cannot actually reload the page I want to read. I have to re-navigate to the page through the link in the previous link. I'm not sure whether I got across. I hope the issue can be fixed.

Asked by SolidBlock 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Please Help Me With Unwanted Tracking and Advertising

Hello! Please give me instructions on how to permanently block / stop FireFox's "Welcome Pages". I remember asking FireFox to block trackers and suppress as much advert… (read more)

Hello! Please give me instructions on how to permanently block / stop FireFox's "Welcome Pages".

I remember asking FireFox to block trackers and suppress as much advertising as possible. I never thought that FireFox would think that it was OK for FireFox itself to track me and send me unsolicited advertising.

I just received a FireFox "Welcome Page". This is something I don't recall ever seeing before. On the "Welcome" page I found a link that informed me that "Welcome Pages" are sent when people reach certain "Milestones". FireFox had to be tracking me in order to decide I'd reached a "Milestone" - although I have no idea what Milestone I reached.

On top of that, the so-called "Welcome Page" is actually an ADVERTISEMENT for an UNSOLICITED product offer to pay FireFox for something. What kind of "welcome" is that ?

All I can say is I'm very shocked that FireFox has taken advantage of making me feel I'm being protected from tracking and ads, which the browser seems to do quite well, EXCEPT for FireFox itself. That is shameful in my opinion.

Thank you in advance for your assistance helping me to go the extra mile and plug the tracking and ad leak I was not aware that I've had all of this time.

Asked by ruthyruth5 1 week ago

Last reply by oladedavid5 1 week ago

unicode

Hi, please help me to solve this problem. Thanx a lot in advance. 1. many problems with unicode urdu in firefox browser on youtube. 2. no problems with unicode urdu in mi… (read more)

Hi, please help me to solve this problem. Thanx a lot in advance.

1. many problems with unicode urdu in firefox browser on youtube. 2. no problems with unicode urdu in microsoft edge browser on youtube. 3. sending you two examples

Best regards

Asked by Sudi 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Lost Bookmarks

Hi, I'm using Waterfox and since the last upgrade, I've lost all my bookmarks. I've tried what I can find in help and so far, I've not managed to find anything that will … (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Waterfox and since the last upgrade, I've lost all my bookmarks. I've tried what I can find in help and so far, I've not managed to find anything that will bring them back.

I'd appreciate some help and advice please - I had hundreds of bookmarks and to lose them all is something of a nuisance to put it politely!

Thanks in advance, for any help and suggestions given.

Regards,

Mark

Asked by Mark B 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

how do I delete JSON files

I usually have back ups for my FF profiles. Today I found that I have too many back-ups and started deleting the old FF Profiles. Most of it will delete normally. But it… (read more)

I usually have back ups for my FF profiles. Today I found that I have too many back-ups and started deleting the old FF Profiles. Most of it will delete normally. But it will NOT delete the JSON files. Is there a special way to remove these outdated JSON files?

Asked by mysticalpisces 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

My duckduckgo in Firefox suddenly switched ot Danish; how do I return to English?

Answer the above question [Personal information removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.] … (read more)

Answer the above question

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Asked by absenggroup 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

"Bookmarks & Other Bookmarks " Part Two due to topic being "Archived"

Greetings! First jscher2000, & Cor-el, I Absolutely Thank both of You for the Time/Effort that you have put in to helping me, &,..... If I have appeared to be "R… (read more)

Greetings!

First jscher2000, & Cor-el, I Absolutely Thank both of You for the Time/Effort that you have put in to helping me, &,..... If I have appeared to be "Ride/Crude &/or Socially Un-acceptable" in my statements, I Absolutely Apologize. And, even though My "Bookmarks Situation" is still not "Normal" & it is time consuming to use,..... It is far better than what it was initially, & I Thank both of You, for having gotten it to that point.


Having gotten caught up a little with my work, & still not having the issue of my "Bookmarks" not taken care of,I went back to the long thread of "Bookmarks & Other Bookmarks " only to find this problem "Archived", without it having been Solved.

This issue has been ongoing since March 4, 2021, where my "Bookmarks" were missing, to where my "Other Bookmarks" are getting placed within My Main Bookmarks.

jscher2000, on June 7,2021 , You stated: 

"I have no explanation for inability to drag and drop as long as your database is healthy."


Sir,... What Data/ Tests, would show whether my Database is Healthy or not? After all that has been done to get my Bookmarks to the point where they are now, did any of the previous procedures indicate anything about the "Health of My Database"?



cor-el, on June 13,21, you stated:

"If you use Sync then best is to disconnect Sync temporarily during troubleshooting.

This can be caused by a problem with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite databases in the Firefox profile folder.

   use "Verify Integrity" button on the "Help -> More Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page 

If errors are reported with "Verify Integrity", close and restart Firefox or reboot and retry.

If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder with Firefox closed. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.

   keep a backup copy of places.sqlite in case a new places.sqlite database has to be created 

You lose the history when a new places.sqlite is created.

See also:

   https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file
   https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-bookmarks-and-history-will-not-be-functional 

You can use the button on the "Help -> More Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.

   Help -> More Troubleshooting Information -> Profile Folder/Directory:
   Windows: Open Folder; Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder
   https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data " 

My last post was on June 14,2021 where I posted data, that appeared to suggest that my "places.sqlite database sane" (meaning "Normal"?) And that my "The database is coherent"., ... (Which in My thinking means that it should be understandable, possibly "Healthy"?)

But Gentlemen,..... I'm not "well versed" in the usage of a Computer/ Browser etc., & If "My Livelihood"  was dependent upon repairing/diagnosing Soft Ware Applications, .... I'd Starve to Death.  

But, if an application were related to my work,.... I'd have somewhat firmer ground to stand upon, which is why I posted June 14, 21:

"If this were a ECU for a Walk-n Refrigeration unit, I'd know what these "Codes" above meant, but here, I don't have a clue whether the data is pointing out a problem, or stating that what is causing the "Bookmarks" problem, is not to be found in the above Data."

With that said,.... Cor-el, If I,...... " rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder with Firefox closed. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder."

Will the rebuilt & restored bookmarks from that "recent JSON backup" also be corrupt, since they are a copy of what is being used?

"You lose the history when a new places.sqlite is created."

But not "Bookmarks"?

I'm curious,...... Should I do a "Re-set/Refresh" Again?

And, since "The health" of my browser may be an issue, should I un-install, & re-install Firefox?

Also,.... Firefox, & many other applications have been slow to "Load" &/or "Operate" at times, & despite having Software such as "Privacy Badger", "NoScript", "Ghostery", & "Malwarebytes" all operating, as well as "Windows Security", & "Ccleaner"... I'm thinking that somehow, that something, perhaps "Bit Coin Mining", has latched on to my PC.

What do Ya'll recommend?

Asked by David DeBord 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

Firefox Install Problem

I was having issues with Firefox freezing on launch, so I ran the repair which did not help. I tried to uninstall the browser and the uninstall stopped responding. I do… (read more)

I was having issues with Firefox freezing on launch, so I ran the repair which did not help. I tried to uninstall the browser and the uninstall stopped responding. I downloaded and ran the Firefox Setup 93.0.exe file and it freezes trying to execute the default-browser-agent.exe at register-task E7... (see the attached photo - I can't expand the window to read it from there).

I much prefer Firefox to Chrome and would like to get it up and running. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by w17845 4 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

I cannot see any of my synced data.

I formatted my computer and then when I had to login to my Firefox Browser. It was not taking any of my old passwords. So, I had to reset my Firefox Sign In password. Aft… (read more)

I formatted my computer and then when I had to login to my Firefox Browser. It was not taking any of my old passwords. So, I had to reset my Firefox Sign In password. After the password was reset and sign in. I couldn't find any of my previously synced bookmarks. The synced bookmarks are extremely important for me. I need them back. Kindly suggest and show some way to get them back. Please help. Please Please,

what can i do to restore my synced data.??

Asked by minasamir113 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

How to make new window open maximized?

Every time I open a new window whether through ctrl + n or through the button in application menu, the menu opens up tiny. I've tried resizing it by dragging the edges of… (read more)

Every time I open a new window whether through ctrl + n or through the button in application menu, the menu opens up tiny. I've tried resizing it by dragging the edges of the window to the edge of my page, but that has several issues: 1 - It's temporary, and after working for a couple of minutes, it will revert itself without me closing Firefox 2 - I can only resize it horizontally for some reason 3 - Even if I drag it out to the issues, the window won't be maximized, just really big.

So far, I've tried setting privacy.resistFingerPrinting to true, but that didn't work.

Asked by michaeldeng2003 5 months ago

Last reply by wahazelwood 4 weeks ago