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Firefox download error

I keep trying to download some music off of YouTube through a ytmp3 website that I've used before. But it keeps popping this code up on the screen when I hit download and… (read more)

I keep trying to download some music off of YouTube through a ytmp3 website that I've used before. But it keeps popping this code up on the screen when I hit download and it doesn't work. Any idea what it means? Thank you

Asked by Jackhardman619 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Amazon Fire Tablet

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Ama… (read more)

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Amazon store doesn't have the app. Not sure I trust the Amazon Silk browser, but I may have no choice. I am not a tech savvy person! I don't know the difference between a bit, byte, or buttercup. If there is a way to install and use Firefox on my tablet, and sync with other devices, I would like to do so. Please explain how to do it as though you are talking to a 6 year old (who probably knows more about this stuff than I do, anyway). Thanks. rennylloyd

Asked by rennylloyd 3 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 2 days ago

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Unable to import saved firefox profile (from windows 7 32-bit, to windows 10 64-bit) - new profile has none of my data

My attempt at transferring profile from an existing machine to a new machine has not produced the intended result, and I need help. I saved my firefox profile (on a 32-bi… (read more)

My attempt at transferring profile from an existing machine to a new machine has not produced the intended result, and I need help.

I saved my firefox profile (on a 32-bit windows 7 machine; firefox was fully up to date) without firefox running, in a ZIP file (the letter number combination followed by dot followed by default), then copied the ZIP file to the new machine (windows 10 64-bit), unzipped it (so I had the same file name as from the old machine), then copied this folder into position at

C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles

I then started firefox on the new machine, went to about:profiles, created new profile, selected the folder (which was present at this step), then completed the procedure and started a new firefox with the new profile (the option given in about:profiles).

The new instance of firefox has none of my data (several thousand bookmarks, passwords, etc.); instead looks like the other (default new) profile.

The existing profile file set was (after this procedure) visible in

C:\users\user\appdata\local\mozilla\firefox\profiles

The restored profile is running now as "Default User" and reflects the folder I transferred from the old machine (except that I changed the word "default" in that folder to "main", leaving the number-letter part and the dot unchanged.)

No errors were indicated from firefox (which is running version 83 now) during any steps of the old back-up/archive save step or the new restore/recover step.

What am I doing wrong? How can I recover my existing profile data? The procedure, while not very friendly, seems straightforward enough. I don't want to go into the details of recovering specific database files/folders; I'd just like the profile I had before functioning in the new machine.

Please help

Asked by wb0gaz 18 hours ago

Answered by wb0gaz 10 hours ago

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How do I stop using beta?

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile … (read more)

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile that only gives me the option to Create a New Profile (therefore losing all my add-ons, cookies, settings and everything) or Exit.

I tried manually googling "download Firefox" and downloaded the release version and after installing it, I get the warning message above. This thread here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224888 has a link to the rapid release version but I end up in the same warning message.

Since the beta will necessarily always be a newer version than a release version, how do I transition from beta to a release version but preserve all my settings, add-ons and everything if Firefox will tell me that it won't let me use my existing profile in an older version, the release version?

My motivation to leave the beta version is that Firefox started having a bug since 27-Oct-2020 in Google meetings where either a shared screen or the camera image of the person in a meeting appears very zoomed in in the top left corner so it doesn't show the rest of the image.

Asked by riluma 9 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 hours ago

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I am trying to install firefox and I am told to close the one I have open. I don't have any open. What am I to do?

I went to install/uninstall firefox to see if I had it on my computer. I clicked on the firefox icon and they told me to close a firefox i have open but I don't have one… (read more)

I went to install/uninstall firefox to see if I had it on my computer. I clicked on the firefox icon and they told me to close a firefox i have open but I don't have one open. I don't understand what they want me to do. Can someone help me out?

Asked by elsie38 4 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 years ago

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I installed firefox and it has information from someone else in a different language. I uninstalled and reinstalled with same out come. Fresh install of win7

I installed firefox on a fresh install win7 64bit. When I went tom use it, it has links and other information in a different language. I uninstalled it and reinstalled … (read more)

I installed firefox on a fresh install win7 64bit. When I went tom use it, it has links and other information in a different language. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it and nothing changed.

Yes, I downloaded the correct language Yes, I ran a malware and virus scan Yes, I am the only one that uses this computer

Asked by Mr_Bill 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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New upadate Version 76.0 64 bit 05/05/2020 I believe keeps telling me to update even after I have done so.

Under "About Firefox" the little box keeps coming up restart Firefox. Also the progress box line only goes about 1/3 of the way and the window quits and disappear and no … (read more)

Under "About Firefox" the little box keeps coming up restart Firefox. Also the progress box line only goes about 1/3 of the way and the window quits and disappear and no further info to restart so I go to about to restart it. Thanks

Asked by maicokid 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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There is no file in my system = %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox

jscher2000, Thank you for your response to my question, but my Windows 7 system does not contain the "%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox" file. What do I need to do to establish t… (read more)

jscher2000,

Thank you for your response to my question, but my Windows 7 system does not contain the "%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox" file.

What do I need to do to establish that particular file? Or how would I actually load FireFox to create that file?

Thank you,

Mark S. Pannill

Asked by Mark S. Pannill 6 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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After Firefoxupdate computer says: "Your Firefoxprofile can´t be used. It may be lost or impossible to reach". What to do?

After last update I got this message , translated from Swedish to English: "Your Firefoxprofile can´t be used. It may be lost or impossible to reach" I have uninstalled … (read more)

After last update I got this message , translated from Swedish to English: "Your Firefoxprofile can´t be used. It may be lost or impossible to reach"

I have uninstalled Firefox by putting it in the dustbin and then reinstalled a new downloaded copy, but with the same result and message.

What to do?

Best regards

Göran

Asked by Vingar 5 years ago

Answered by finitarry 5 years ago