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Older versions of extensions?

My old PC died, luckily, I had a new (secondhand) one ready to go. I am using a pre-quantum version of Firefox. Where can I get legacy versions of extensions that I need?… (read more)

My old PC died, luckily, I had a new (secondhand) one ready to go.

I am using a pre-quantum version of Firefox.

Where can I get legacy versions of extensions that I need?

Yes, they've all been updated and maintained, but, there are several whose functions are severaly depreciated - including one where I would now have to actually PAY MONEY to do what I used to be able to do with ease on the legacy version.

Urgently seeking legacy versions that all worked fine before my old PC hit the dust last week.

Asked by janglymark1 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

There are always PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR type error given by Firefox when opening secure https:// official web sites of government of India, which end in gov.in Why not … (read more)

There are always PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR type error given by Firefox when opening secure https:// official web sites of government of India, which end in gov.in Why not firefox browser allow opening such websites which are authenticated government web sites ?

Asked by cdk10 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox will not log into bank site suddenly

Cannot log into bank site I've used before without a problem using with Firefox. Bank customer service tells me that Firefox having compatibility issue with it and I shou… (read more)

Cannot log into bank site I've used before without a problem using with Firefox. Bank customer service tells me that Firefox having compatibility issue with it and I should download Google for it to work. What is the point to use another browser that I dropped a long time ago since it became too many navigating problems?

Asked by rskillsta 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Why doesn't "Delete cookies when Firefox is closed" also delete the Cache?

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people. Bu… (read more)

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people.

But from what I can tell, if you enable the option Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed, this doesn't clear the Cache, only Cookies?

In fact, the only way to clear the Cache at restart is to dig deep into the Clear history when Firefox closes settings, which few people would know to look in.

So, correct me if I'm wrong here, but isn't this giving users a false sense of security? They think all the Cookies will be deleted when they open Firefox, but actually the Cache is still there, allowing them to be easily identified?

Personally, I'm less concerned about cookies because they are opt-in (here in the UK). But as for being tracked via the cache, we have no say in that, so that's what I'm more concerned about.

Asked by MartyJames 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

firefox add on said my bookmarks would be saved. Theyve now disappeared. I want to go back to my original settings. How can I remove the firefox update and go back to my original settings. (My computer did not work any faster). Thankyou Philip Perry

Hello. Two days ago i recieved an option from Firefox to click on to get firefox add on/update in order to speed up my computer. It said my bookmarks would be saved. Howe… (read more)

Hello. Two days ago i recieved an option from Firefox to click on to get firefox add on/update in order to speed up my computer. It said my bookmarks would be saved. However they have now disappeared. I wanted to delete the firefox update so I tried System Restore to go back to my original settings. However this did not work and I am still without my bookmarks. How can I remove the firefox update and go back to my original settings. (My computer did not work any faster). Thankyou Philip Perry

Asked by philipgperry 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Print issues since new update to 82.0 64 bit windows 7 pro

Just updated to 82.0 and all of a sudden I am unable to print legal size. All settings, including both Windows and Firefox shows legal paper size. Firefox prints in lette… (read more)

Just updated to 82.0 and all of a sudden I am unable to print legal size. All settings, including both Windows and Firefox shows legal paper size. Firefox prints in letter size only. All other apps/programs print in legal size. Any thoughts on this. Only started this morning after the update. Checked on another computer with Firefox prior to update and it prints legal, then updated that computer's Firefox to 82.0 on windows 10 pro and same issue. Thank you

Asked by billsjohansen 6 days ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 6 days ago

for several months now firefox completely stops working when there is an update waiting

it will literally stop working, no refresh, no navigation, sites fail to load properly sometimes all controls in the ui refuse to respond at all. The fix is always to shu… (read more)

it will literally stop working, no refresh, no navigation, sites fail to load properly sometimes all controls in the ui refuse to respond at all. The fix is always to shut down firefox, then on restart the new update installs and everything is fine. I find this as unacceptable as win 10 deciding it wants to reboot while you're working. This problem seems really intentional on mozilla's part and I the user should determine when I am done using the browser and ready to install an update, not the browser itself.

Asked by swagnyc 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days 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 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

browser using facebook

On late Monday this week, my Facebook pages were drastically altered by Facebook, later in the day. Earlier that day and ever since I have used Firefox as my browser, the… (read more)

On late Monday this week, my Facebook pages were drastically altered by Facebook, later in the day. Earlier that day and ever since I have used Firefox as my browser, there were never any problems. I received a notice from Facebook, after I signed in again later in the evening that Facebook, that my browser is no longer supported by Facebook, so my pages were changed , "to offer a better experience " when using Facebook.. The pages are now narrowed, that I cannot read the entire comments anymore. I know that Firefox is indeed is a browser that is accepted by Facebook, so this is puzzling why this change was suddenly made. I have the browser updated with the latest update. I cleared my cache, as Facebook mentioned in the FAQ's, but it still is the same. Is there something I can do on my end to resolve this issue on my end? Facebook does not offer any help for specific questions, other than FAQ's. Thank you.

Asked by jimt1 5 days ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 5 days ago

Browser header (address bar & toolbar) & window header disappear after watching video in full-screen mode

After watching a youtube video in full-screen mode [f] or [F11] (in a window with about 20 concurrently running tabs of various other (non-video) things), the whole contr… (read more)

After watching a youtube video in full-screen mode [f] or [F11] (in a window with about 20 concurrently running tabs of various other (non-video) things), the whole control interface area (address bar, menu bar, window header) disappears. This only affects the window that played the video, & although the other tabs areyet available through [Ctrl]+<hotkey>, all tabs in the wind lack the window/browser control interface. Firefox returns to normal after a re-opening of the browser. This disappearance does not resolve by just pressing the [Alt] key or by moving the mouse cursor to the top of the screen or by pressing [f] or [F11] to toggle full screen/normal. [F4], [Alt]+D, [Ctrl]+L, & [F6] are of no effect as URL input becomes unavailable (including no known access to "about:" features. [F12] does what it normally does (show webpage source code/elements). [F7] triggers caret browsing prompt. I did not bother with [F1], but all unmentioned F-keys were of no effect when pressed without combining with other keys. Perhaps it's a Win7 64-Bit issue, but I hope that you have a FireFox answer. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Strength_n_Character 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

How to update stored password

Firefox 81.0.1 (32-bit) Everything was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now whenever I go to a website which requires as login password it asks me for it every t… (read more)

Firefox 81.0.1 (32-bit)

Everything was working fine until a couple of weeks ago.

Now whenever I go to a website which requires as login password it asks me for it every time whereas previously it just automatically logged me in.

Even more annoying is that the login boxes are already populated with old login details. However these are not for the most recent login details (username/password).

How do I fix this?

Asked by mike.shingleton 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day 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 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 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 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago