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Error occurring when trying to log in to Mozilla support with Firefox account

I had Mozilla support account before, but now it seems Mozilla support accounts are phased out and instead Firefox accounts are used. When I try to log in to Mozilla supp… (read more)

I had Mozilla support account before, but now it seems Mozilla support accounts are phased out and instead Firefox accounts are used.

When I try to log in to Mozilla support with my Firefox account two errors are occurring:

"The email used with this Firefox Account is already linked in another profile." "This account is not active. Please contact an administrator if you believe this is an error"

I think the problem is that my Firefox account had e-mail address A, and my Mozilla account has address B Then I have changed my Firefox account e-mail address to address B.

I'm aware that this is not the best forum for this kind of issue but I have found no email address I could reach for help with account without being able to login so I had to create new Firefox account to ask this question, and there is no "meta" board for questions about Mozilla/Firefox accounts itself.

Asked by temp_support_account 4 weeks ago

Last reply by eborieli 9 minutes ago

STOP saving images as WebP

Please add an option to disable saving images as webP. This is useless. If this is not going to get addressed in the next update I will, among many others uninstall Firef… (read more)

Please add an option to disable saving images as webP. This is useless. If this is not going to get addressed in the next update I will, among many others uninstall Firefox and use a different browser.

WebP is a garbage format. Maybe it's not, maybe it's great, but it still is not widely supported yet. So pull your heads out of your *** and fix this sh**.

Thanks

Asked by andrew.cra2019 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 16 minutes ago

Firefox updated to 109 and cannot change the homepage to a url

Cannot change home page to a url. ALL attempts result in Firefox ridiculoucly tyring to save a file called, "UpdateBrowser.rar" After refresh to default, and home page … (read more)

Cannot change home page to a url. ALL attempts result in Firefox ridiculoucly tyring to save a file called, "UpdateBrowser.rar"

After refresh to default, and home page is default Firefox. Home page opens to the defuult. Home page icon links to default. HOWEVER, it's iike the browser remembers the url that was attempted to be the home page, and the same ridiculous "UpdateBRowser.rar" keeps happening when that url is entered to go to! WTF is going on?

Asked by Mr. Y 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 minutes ago

Foxfire Browser

I thought I'd give the Foxfire a try on my Windows 10 laptop, so I downloaded and created an account, etc. All worked fine until I tried to use my desktop shortcuts to op… (read more)

I thought I'd give the Foxfire a try on my Windows 10 laptop, so I downloaded and created an account, etc. All worked fine until I tried to use my desktop shortcuts to open Chrome, Google Photos and Gmail. Non would open. I then opened Google and found my sync was off. I tried to sign in and could not sign into my Google Account, I then spent several hours with Google support trying to find the problem. At last, it allowed me to sign in and restore all my Google account items. I then uninstalled Firefox as I didn't want to go thru this problem again.

Does anyone know why this occurred and how to avoid it again if I were to want to reinstall Foxfire?

Thanks for the help.

Ken

Asked by knmiller4734 32 minutes ago

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*.final files

I recently had hard drive problems and during the ensuing melee, I discovered that Firefox has stored well over 100k files with the general name {xxx...}.final. Being the… (read more)

I recently had hard drive problems and during the ensuing melee, I discovered that Firefox has stored well over 100k files with the general name {xxx...}.final. Being the curious sort--and given that these boogers are taking up almost 1Gb--I looked at a few and they appear to be related to websites that I visited. I can see keeping some recent things around, but some of this goes back, literally, to the day I bought my PC. Um...that's a lot of files and a lot of space for places I visited once and will never go to again. Some of the websites no longer exist, so obviously those files are wasted space.

I am unable to find much about this on the web, either via Google or the help here. A few people have brought it up, but no one seems to know what to do. The help here goes nuts with the search term "final" and brings up a plethora of hits containing "finally" and so forth, but nothing useful. "}.final" isn't much help, either.

The path is C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile name>\storage\default

Questions: 1) Can some or all of this be deleted? 2) Is there a way to tell Firefox not to be so anal about keeping so many useless things?

Given the sheer quantity of these things, it would make future backup/restores easier if I could trim some of the fat, but I don't want to mess things up, either.

Thanks...

Asked by greyrollins 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 21 hours ago

unwanted logo on home screen

I received a request for a signature on a legal document. I signed and returned the document. But the logo of the company remains. I cannot delete it. Yes, I have tried b… (read more)

I received a request for a signature on a legal document. I signed and returned the document. But the logo of the company remains. I cannot delete it. Yes, I have tried by hovering on the upper right corner where 3 dots appear, clicking there, then clicking dismiss and/or remove from history but the logo remains. All other such logos of visited web sites can be removed by this method. I have removed all but the most recently visited/used web site logo/shortcuts and still this one logo remains. I have contacted that company's tech support but they had no workable solutions. What do I do to resolve this issue?

Asked by spaaluels 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 39 minutes ago

Firefox 109.0 on Linux Video Playback

The latest Firefox update appears to break video playback on Linux. I am having issues playing video on Twitter, Facebook, and Locals. YouTube video still plays. I have n… (read more)

The latest Firefox update appears to break video playback on Linux. I am having issues playing video on Twitter, Facebook, and Locals. YouTube video still plays. I have not enabled any new ad blocking and have also not changed any settings. Looking at the Troubleshooting Information in Firefox reveals nothing that is suspect.

Asked by jdawgnoonan 2 hours ago

I previously could open Firefox browser on my win 10 desktop, then minimize and open a second firefox browser window, but now I cannot get second Firefox window to open and display ??

I have previously been able to open a Firefox broswer screen on my Win 1O desktop PC, then I could select Firefox logo and open a second Firefox browser screen, NOW, THIS… (read more)

I have previously been able to open a Firefox broswer screen on my Win 1O desktop PC, then I could select Firefox logo and open a second Firefox browser screen, NOW, THIS WILL NOT WORK. WHY, HOW CAN I CORRECT THIS ISSUE.

Jerryd [email]@gmail.com

Asked by proudfox13 7 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 hours ago

Removing (see info below) and something (Add-On? Extension?) that I just put on Firefox and now can't find/remember. (I'm an elderly computer dummy.)

1.) WILL IT HURT IF I REMOVE THIS: "Your browser is being managed by your organisation." "Policy Name: Certificates Policy Value: ImportEnterpriseRoots true" 2.) A… (read more)

1.) WILL IT HURT IF I REMOVE THIS: "Your browser is being managed by your organisation." "Policy Name: Certificates Policy Value: ImportEnterpriseRoots true"

2.) AND: How do I remove it.

3.) Plus: The second question in "Subject: (see above)"

THANKS SO MUCH.

Asked by ladybug234 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Windows 10 NOT Windows 8

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to… (read more)

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to change to Windows 10, Windows 10 isn't an option. I changed my OS to 10 in your box below. Why? I don't understand this.

Asked by Rhonda 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Firefox deleted all my data

Hi, So Firefox automatically downloaded an update a few days ago and it did not warn me it would do this. It didn't say anything about fixing anything. Suddenly all my … (read more)

Hi,

 So Firefox automatically downloaded an update a few days ago and it did not warn me it would do this. It didn't say anything about fixing anything. Suddenly all my data is gone; all bookmarks, history, accounts, ect. 

I restarted my pc ,and everything came back that day (2 dys ago) However, I JUST closed the browser and reopened it, and everything is gone again! I don't know what is going on, but it's been very frustrating. 

Steps I have already tried per this forum-

I have restarted my PC, I have shut down and started up my PC. 

I have checked for multiple accounts and profiles (looks like there's now 3 brand new ones all created today with no history) I tried to log into a firefox account in case I had one, I didn't, so now I have a new account. I have checked my desktop and searched every file for anything remotely related to a file called "old firefox data". There isn't one. I have opened the folder where profiles are kept on my PC and found one that has files on it that date back to 2019, before the update, although I am not sure what to do with them, on the surface it doesn't look like there is anything with old data on it.

So if anyone has any ideas or knows where I can go with those profile files on my PC next I would appreciate it since the forums all seem to just ask people if they are there and to come back for additional help if they found anything.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Danny 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Certificate update error on some URL when searching

As i am using your broswer since 2018 but this time when i try to open my site https://inshotapps.com/ or any other link it sometimes open sometimes it update your certif… (read more)

As i am using your broswer since 2018 but this time when i try to open my site https://inshotapps.com/ or any other link it sometimes open sometimes it update your certificate sometime its showing not secure i clear cache and security on firefox browser but still the error is the same can you help me? How can I solve this problem I thank you for this kind help. If you help me to resolve then Okay otherwise i will go for another

Asked by inshotproapk0 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Quit Your Browser App Pop-up

I have Windows 11, ver 22H2, on laptop. I use Nord VPN and Webroot antivirus which I have been using several years. This event just started occurring a week ago, and I ca… (read more)

I have Windows 11, ver 22H2, on laptop. I use Nord VPN and Webroot antivirus which I have been using several years. This event just started occurring a week ago, and I can't find any Google references to it. As soon as I open Firefox a pop-up appears that says: "Quit your browser app. For Threat Protection to start working with your browser, you need to quit it first. Quit Firefox and click Continue." Then there are two clickable choices, Continue and Cancel. I always click Cancel because I don't know what this Threat Protection is. Then the pop-up keeps reappearing. About every five minutes it pops up and two or three times in a row after I click Cancel. It does this as long as Firefox is open. I have tried disabling Nord VPN and it made no difference. I have run complete scans with Webroot and it found nothing. I have tried uninstalling Webroot antivirus & rebooting and it made no difference, the pop-up still appears. I have tried downloading Malwarebytes and running a complete scan while Webroot was uninstalled, and it found nothing. I am out of ideas. I fear it is malware, but Nord VPN did not stop it, and both Webroot antivirus and Malwarebytes scans find nothing. I would appreciate any help.

Asked by debow48 20 hours ago

Last reply by debow48 8 hours ago

Firefox keeps suggesting Twitter when I type "tw" no matter what I do

Every time I want to go to twitch.tv and type "tw" in the address bar, Twitter is the first suggestion. I don't want to go to Twitter. I've followed all the instructions … (read more)

Every time I want to go to twitch.tv and type "tw" in the address bar, Twitter is the first suggestion. I don't want to go to Twitter. I've followed all the instructions in this post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/remove-websites-address-bar-suggestions#firefox:mac:fx109 and still the problem persists.

When I use shift delete, it does remove the suggestion, but then as soon as I add an i (making "twi"), Twitter is back at the top again. I've deleted every instance of Twitter in my history/cookies/cache and it keeps doing this.

Why can't Firefox prioritize a website I visit daily and have several bookmarks of (Twitch) over promoting a website I do not want to visit? Please fix this.

Asked by bee_ 12 hours ago

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Google safesearch

Hello. I have a problem with turning off google safesearch. I'm 28 years old so it's not a problem with google acc. I have same firefox on pc and on laptop. On pc and on … (read more)

Hello. I have a problem with turning off google safesearch. I'm 28 years old so it's not a problem with google acc. I have same firefox on pc and on laptop. On pc and on smarthphone it's easily turning off and if i'm using edge or chrome on laptop it's also turned off, but if i'm using firefox exactly on google it's always turned on no matter what i'm do. Just in case, if i'm using for example bing search in firefox it's also turned off, likely it's always turned when i'm using google with combination in firefox. Methods that I already tried: 1) Turned off in computer settings (not worked) 2) Reinstalled browser (not worked) 3) Checked in my wifi settings (not worked) 4) Updated everything (not worked) Waiting for your help.

Asked by roman94994 1 day ago

Answered by Terry 23 hours ago

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Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago