"Recent windows" grayed out after long PC usage break

I left my PC for a looong time (more than a month). Came back, booted Windows and started FF - and only one window reopened, despite when I closed it there was two. And "… (read more)

I left my PC for a looong time (more than a month). Came back, booted Windows and started FF - and only one window reopened, despite when I closed it there was two. And "recent windows" in "history" - grayed out.

A small remark - I use my FF in weirdly advanced mode, I have many tab groups (through addon), and two windows - one with long-run tabs I need, another with temporary ones, which I lost now. There was some important sites/history. How can I restore it back?

(and what has happened to the forum? Why Mozilla buried it's community in such an awful way so it's sooo hard to find? 0_0)

Asked by Intenditore 25 minutes ago

Double padding in bookmarks menu AGAIN - imposed without thinking!

After the update that changed the bookmarks menu spacing in the most unhelpful way, I have reduced this stupid double padding between the folders with a hack - an now wit… (read more)

After the update that changed the bookmarks menu spacing in the most unhelpful way, I have reduced this stupid double padding between the folders with a hack - an now with the current update to 91.0.2 - it is back on!!???

Whose idiotic idea it was without giving us the OPTION of single OR double padding??

Why do we have to look online for the hacks and workarounds to remove this most idiotic and controlling change??

Please bring the single padding back NOW or I will completely switch to Chrome or simply will stop updating firefox!

You will NOT control how many folders and bookmarks I can see in my top menu bookmarks - and this idiotic double padding has removed half of them from my menu!!!

Asked by magicpowers888 3 weeks ago

Last reply by magicpowers888 1 hour ago

Why is version 92 trashing fonts?

After installing 92 characters are constantly dropped in web pages, necessitating constant refreshing. Make screens unreadable. See screen shots of Yahoo mail and CNN. Wi… (read more)

After installing 92 characters are constantly dropped in web pages, necessitating constant refreshing. Make screens unreadable. See screen shots of Yahoo mail and CNN. Win 10.

Asked by L_shifty 1 hour ago

Constant blocking

Dear Firefox Community: I used to love Firefox. Now, I am constantly blocked from performing basic functions. Tonight I tried to complete a simple ebay transaction. I… (read more)

Dear Firefox Community: I used to love Firefox. Now, I am constantly blocked from performing basic functions. Tonight I tried to complete a simple ebay transaction. I wasted more than one hour trying to make a purchase, with Firefox failing at every step. I opened Microsoft Edge and completed my purchase within literally seconds. Firefox now blocks me from several of my favorite websites. My fantasy sports and sports betting websites fail on Firefox but work fine on other browsers. The entire financial pop up window that is supposed to provide security does not work with my bank's website. I am trying to find a good reason to continue using Firefox, and I am not thinking of any. Again, I'm a longtime user and fan but right now the basics are not working with you, Firefox. Very frustrated.

Asked by bboortz 1 day ago

Last reply by bboortz 1 hour ago

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How do i search in the main bar in the middle of the screen as apose to the web address bar?

As the subject says, i don't wish to use the address bar to search i wish to use the bar in the middle of the screen like it used to be, this would be much easier for me … (read more)

As the subject says, i don't wish to use the address bar to search i wish to use the bar in the middle of the screen like it used to be, this would be much easier for me with my visual impairment, can anyone advise please?

I use win10 and i have no plugins as far as i know for Firefox

Best wishes

Asked by janekburn71 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Selective Blocking of JWplayer by Site

I would like to block some sites (entire domains) from injecting JWPlayer iframes while I'm trying to read the site. (The Hill, https://thehill.com, is particularly annoy… (read more)

I would like to block some sites (entire domains) from injecting JWPlayer iframes while I'm trying to read the site. (The Hill, https://thehill.com, is particularly annoying with this.) However, I need to see content that some other sites embed in JWPlayer, so I can't use the nuclear option of blocking the cdn for jwplayer in my hosts file.

Are there any settings or add-ons available that allow by-domain blocking of JWPlayer? (I don't care if it's a "whitelist" or "blacklist" approach, so long as I can manually determine which sites play and which don't.)

Asked by Jaws 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

You don't have permission to access "http://www.wondrium.com/" on this server.

When signing in to Wondrium.com, I now receive this message and cannot access the site ussing Firefox Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.wondri… (read more)

When signing in to Wondrium.com, I now receive this message and cannot access the site ussing Firefox

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.wondrium.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.ac0cde17.1632438651.2bef339

I do not have this problem if I use Microsoft Edge.

Asked by hardcases 1 hour ago

Password question

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017… (read more)

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017, I've NEVER SIGNED OUT. Until I hopefully remember my password, I don't plan too.

Question - If I am signed into my Firefox account, as I have been since 2017, and get to a point (when updating or changing my settings, add-ons, etc) where it asks me to re-enter my Password, is there a set number of password sign in attempts before it locks me out? And, if it locks me out after so many incorrect attempts, does it also sign me out of Firefox as well OR do I stay signed in? Hopefully I explained my question.

I really don't want to lose my data with Password reset, so I'm trying find ways help me recall my correct Password. Thanks for any info. Kurt

Asked by pa28fish 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Sometimes Quora.com will not run properly in a newly opened session. Other times it works perfectly.

Fairly regularly I go to the Quora.com site to answer questions others have asked. Perhaps in one in four times I launch Firefox browser and go to this site it will not r… (read more)

Fairly regularly I go to the Quora.com site to answer questions others have asked. Perhaps in one in four times I launch Firefox browser and go to this site it will not respond beyond the first page and eventually report that something on the page is slowing the browser. If this does not happen, everything works normally and very quickly.

The only way I can continue is to close the browser completely and relaunch. Even if I wait a minute or so, when I relaunch it tells me Firefox is already running and asks if I wish to close it. If I let it close the browser, the new launch normally works perfectly.

When the problem occurs, opening other tabs and closing the original one does not seem to make a difference. It still does not work properly.

I am not sure when this started, and I have only experienced this problem on this one site. When I have tried using the Chrome browser I have not seen this happening on this site. I don't like the Chrome browser but have it installed to allow streaming my screen to a Chromecast dongle.

The Firefox browser in the Windows 64-bit version 92.0.

This start happening a few weeks ago (it is now mid September 2021). I am not sure whether something has changed in Firefox or in the Quora site. I have seen this problem on both my Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 10 Pro PCs.

Asked by str8chat 6 days ago

Last reply by str8chat 1 hour ago

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Certain bookmarks don't open after 92.0 (64 bit) update

I'm using Firefox version 92.0 (64 bit) on an HP 350 G1 notebook running Windows 10. It seemed that it was after the 92.0 (64 bit) update that I cannot open bookmarks tha… (read more)

I'm using Firefox version 92.0 (64 bit) on an HP 350 G1 notebook running Windows 10.

It seemed that it was after the 92.0 (64 bit) update that I cannot open bookmarks that are PDFs. The correct URL is present, but nothing loads, it's just a blank black page. I have tried turning off the add-ons and refreshing the page, closing and reopening Firefox with the add-ons manually turned off, restarting Firefox with the add-ons disabled, and restarting in safe mode. All of the attempts were performed without any positive results.

I can copy the URL on Firefox and paste it in Edge, and it opens the correct page. I installed Chrome against my better judgment and pasted the URL, and the correct page opens again. I can copy the URL in either Edge or Chrome, paste it on Firefox, and the same results occur as if I clicked on the link in my bookmarks on Firefox. I can click on the bookmark from either the home page or a page that's already opened, and nothing happens. The URL doesn't change on the existing page, and on the home page, "Search with DuckDuckGo or enter address" in the UL space does not change to the URL that I'm trying to open. Is there something I'm missing?

This is one of the URLs that I am trying to open if you want to try it yourself on Firefox: https://www.att.com/idpassets/images/support/wireless/Devices-Working-on-ATT-Network.pdf

I only ever use Edge when I'm having an issue with Firefox, (usually it's when I'm trying to log on to an account or something and I can't, then I realize that it may be one of my add-ons preventing it. I then disable them one by one until I'm able to achieve what I want.

I don't want to have to switch back and forth between Firefox and Edge just to view three PDFs, so if someone knows what could be the resolution to this, I would appreciate it greatly.

Asked by zx9r170 4 days ago

Answered by john.krumpos 4 hours ago

Constant Crashes in 92

bp-4de46cf8-f5ce-48a9-86eb-70a410210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-e1d2efd8-ee89-47fa-9564-924010210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-29dfde48-6d4a-4f22-a22a-0a1d50210… (read more)

bp-4de46cf8-f5ce-48a9-86eb-70a410210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-e1d2efd8-ee89-47fa-9564-924010210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-29dfde48-6d4a-4f22-a22a-0a1d50210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-ba95a37f-6721-4c0a-bb8e-f7ef70210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-100d6463-e3ce-421d-b3f7-542770210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-cf80ccaa-f96a-451b-a240-50a1e0210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-bb0105cd-7275-4ece-a004-92a750210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-efd6bb26-ed26-416a-aede-9e7a70210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-ac037a5d-683e-47a7-8106-6cfeb0210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-d5b32fbb-1f1b-46c7-9007-c75740210923 9/23/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-3cabad74-70b9-490b-bf82-3adfb0210923 9/23/2021, 3:12 PM View

Asked by rev21.23 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Repeatedly reloads the workspace in MemoQWeb

As a freelance translator, my clients often assign me work through online translation software interfaces like Wordfast and MemoQWeb. I've never had trouble using these s… (read more)

As a freelance translator, my clients often assign me work through online translation software interfaces like Wordfast and MemoQWeb. I've never had trouble using these services before. Since the update on September 7, I've been unable to work normally in MemoQWeb. When I open up a file and start translating, the workspace repeatedly reloads (every few minutes) as if I'd just opened the file. Every time this happens, it boots me back up to the first segment in the file and loses any unconfirmed input I'd been in the process of typing into the open segment at the moment of reloading. I don't have this problem in Edge (I checked), but Edge is my emergency fallback browser and isn't set up with useful translation add-ons like my Firefox account. This is slowing down my workflow a lot, and I would deeply appreciate help getting it resolved. <3

https://fuji.memoq.com/sunflare/webpm/webtrans/online-tasks/ongoing

Asked by tobuishi 2 hours ago

'Edit/Find in Page' won't turn off

I use the 'Edit/Find in Page' (Cntl + F) to look for something on a web page and, once I find it, I turn if by re-entering Cntl + F. This no longer works the same on my … (read more)

I use the 'Edit/Find in Page' (Cntl + F) to look for something on a web page and, once I find it, I turn if by re-entering Cntl + F. This no longer works the same on my FireFox. Cntl + F still turns on the search bar. But I can't find anything to turn it off. I have tried 'Cntl + F', 'Edit/Find in Page', and there is no 'x' to close the bar. How do I close the Find bar?

Thank you

Asked by MistWing 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Better way to close "X", the "find" bar at bottom of screen, close is way over to the right?

I use on Ubuntu Linux (90.0.02). When you do a "find' on a page (ctrl-F) the bar appears at the bottom of the screen and you enter the text and search. But then, if yo… (read more)

I use on Ubuntu Linux (90.0.02). When you do a "find' on a page (ctrl-F) the bar appears at the bottom of the screen and you enter the text and search. But then, if you want to get rid of it, the "X" is all the way over to the right and there is no way to scroll the screen to get over to it. I have to move the whole Firefox browser way over to the left, and then resize the window really wide to the right in order to get to that "X". Shouldn't there be a better way to do that? Thanks

Asked by pdsimdars 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

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Find bar won't close, has misleading appearance

The Find bar used to have an X at the far left that I could click to close it. It no longer does. I looked up if there's a hotkey to close it, and it's supposed to be Esc… (read more)

The Find bar used to have an X at the far left that I could click to close it. It no longer does. I looked up if there's a hotkey to close it, and it's supposed to be Esc, which is doing nothing.

The bar also appears to have the search box and option tickboxes all grayed out indicating unusable; they're not actually unusable, it's just the appearance that's wrong, but it shouldn't look like that.

Asked by AlexSeanchai 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

MD5 Hash ESR 91.1.0 Changing

So every time I download 91.1.0 from here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-esr The MD5 hash changes. Please let me know what I'm doing wrong...… (read more)

So every time I download 91.1.0 from here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-esr The MD5 hash changes. Please let me know what I'm doing wrong... because I'm pretty sure it's my misunderstanding.

Asked by geary1 3 hours ago

Last reply by geary1 3 hours ago