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Open Customize as window, not tab

Win 10 Fx 109.0 For decades, when I right-clicked and selected Customize, Firefox opened a separate icons window. Now, it opens as a tab. How can I make it open again as … (read more)

Win 10 Fx 109.0

For decades, when I right-clicked and selected Customize, Firefox opened a separate icons window. Now, it opens as a tab. How can I make it open again as a window? Thank you.

Asked by VLMin 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Make firefox my default browser permanently. Windows10 changes it back when rebooted.

Every time I start the computer or reboot and open firefox I discover that it isn't the default browser, as reported in the firefox settings menu. I then go to Defaults … (read more)

Every time I start the computer or reboot and open firefox I discover that it isn't the default browser, as reported in the firefox settings menu. I then go to Defaults apps in control pannel settings and set Firefox as the default which sets the default to satisfy the setting menu which then reports that firefox is now the default browser. The next time I turn on the machine or reboot and check the settings menu I discover that firefox is not the default web browser. How do I set firefox as the default browser permanently so that I won't have to do this each time I start the computer? Thank You.

Asked by bt.linder 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 hours ago

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Firefox won't stay the default browser

None of this works. 1. There is no key: "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\HTTP\shell\open\command" in the registry. 2. Went through the registry and changed the values of the foll… (read more)

None of this works.

1. There is no key: "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\HTTP\shell\open\command" in the registry.

2. Went through the registry and changed the values of the following keys: .htm, .html, .ttt, .htw, .htx and hxx and every entry to their reference to: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" then rebooted.

3. After each registry edit and reboot windows10 took a long time to come up with lots of disk activity. This tell me the windows changes all this back!

4. So, how do you fix this??????

Asked by bt.linder 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 hours ago

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Doesn't Firefox have a Two-factor Authentication thing that I can use with Facebook. Without a mobile phone, using the Firefox browser on a computer or laptop?

Okay, I give up. So, Facebook is or has implemented this Turn on two-factor authentication or whatever it is. What this means for me at the moment is that I am unable t… (read more)

Okay, I give up. So, Facebook is or has implemented this Turn on two-factor authentication or whatever it is. What this means for me at the moment is that I am unable to access my Facebook account as it is now forcing me to use this Two-factor authentication thingie, despite that I do not have a mobile phone. (yes, I know it's unusual in this day of age not to have one. I did have one at one time, but for the moment I have no interest in getting another one). I would rather use my laptop anyway.

Doesn't Firefox have a Two-factor Authentication thing that I can use with Facebook? Without a mobile phone using the Firefox browser on a computer or laptop?

Now, from what I can see, Facebook is offering 3 ways of doing this. #1) Authentication app, like Google Authenticator or Duo Mobile. #2) Text message (SMS). #3) Security Key. So, because I do not use or have a mobile phone, I was guessing that my option would only be #1 Authentication app, like Google Authenticator ... which I have never used before, and while reading up on it, I keep reading that I can only use it with the Google Chrome browser?!? If that wasn't bad enough, I typically use Microsoft Outlook, not Gmail. So, I am at a loss at this point.

Again, I do not have a mobile phone. Doesn't Firefox have a Two-factor Authentication thing that I can use with Facebook? Without a mobile phone using the Firefox browser on a computer or laptop?

Help please.

Asked by Teagan 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

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New Comment Popup

How can I turn off the new Facebook Comment popup? I want to use the old version where the comments are listed under the original pots not in a seperate narrow popup win… (read more)

How can I turn off the new Facebook Comment popup? I want to use the old version where the comments are listed under the original pots not in a seperate narrow popup window.

Asked by 1artworkz 2 days ago

Answered by 1artworkz 14 hours ago

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Background Picture is getting cut off

Hello! I haven't been able to find a solution. So I'm trying to make a theme with an APNG of an ECG reading, but the bottom is totally cut off. I've tried aligning it dif… (read more)

Hello! I haven't been able to find a solution.

So I'm trying to make a theme with an APNG of an ECG reading, but the bottom is totally cut off. I've tried aligning it differently, customizing the toolbar, and getting a smaller APNG with no dice. Is there a way I can extend it into the rest of the toolbar like so many other themes seem to do just fine?

Asked by Earthie 5 days ago

Answered by Earthie 16 hours ago

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Excessive GPU memory usage when visiting websites (especially watching live streams)

Firefox always uses excessive GPU memory when I watch video and livestream. about:memory shows that the explict GPU memory allocation is only about 200 MB but in the task… (read more)

Firefox always uses excessive GPU memory when I watch video and livestream. about:memory shows that the explict GPU memory allocation is only about 200 MB but in the task manager the GPU memory usage is 1GB, and the latter doesn't decrease even if I close the tab. I suspect that this is a memory leak. I searched for Bugzilla and found a similar issue that has been existing for years: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1386177

Asked by ZeroAurora 2 weeks ago

Answered by ZeroAurora 2 weeks ago

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session store recovery.jsonlz4 does not update frequently

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days o… (read more)

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days old (while i was using firefox in the meantime very often) and does not update frequently as requested by about:config browser.sessionstore.interval = 15000 (15s). - this folder or the files are not locked. i can delete/rename them, they are not re-created - there is no file sessionstore.* in the main folder of firefox profile while running firefox - i am using 102.4.0esr (32-Bit) on a company PC (could there be any restrictions?) - the file previous.jsonlz4 seems to be created correctly when firefox is closed normal (which is not my usecase, i want to restore up to date tabs after crashes) - i am not using a private window

do you have any idea?

Asked by mais285 1 week ago

Answered by mais285 6 days ago

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Web page loading when selecting option in dropdownlist

Hi everyone. I am struggling to understand what the problem is, I have a form that has a few drop-down lists and textboxes, but each time I select an option in the drop d… (read more)

Hi everyone.

I am struggling to understand what the problem is, I have a form that has a few drop-down lists and textboxes, but each time I select an option in the drop down list the page refreshes and the textboxes I filled in during the loading disappears, and it only happens in Firefox.

Asked by kristen.kock 1 day ago

Answered by kristen.kock 1 day ago

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Lost access to 2FA device and backups codes

I can prove that I'm using the same e-mail address but with different domain thus making the last statement from [[an article here|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/wh… (read more)

I can prove that I'm using the same e-mail address but with different domain thus making the last statement from [[an article here|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-if-im-locked-out-two-step-authentication]] invalid.

Any idea how I can contact Mozilla to restore access or delete my account to recreate it again? Cannot find an e-mail address to create a ticket :( I don't want to use custom e-mail domain for Firefox account.

Thanks!

Asked by pavlo3 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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The last firefox update ruined my firefox browser

Ever since Firefox updated today I've been unable to use the browser. It takes at least 5 minutes or more minutes to load, I can't manually log into any websites until th… (read more)

Ever since Firefox updated today I've been unable to use the browser. It takes at least 5 minutes or more minutes to load, I can't manually log into any websites until the speeddial finally loads, and the speeddial addon refuses to come up for at least 5 minutes, I can't log into Dropbox even with the speeddial up and running because the capcha won't popup...and on and on.

What in the world has been done to it? I'm using another browser just to contact support.

Asked by joyce.greer2 6 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Changing primary password does not rewrite logins.json?

When changing the primary password I would expect the logins.json file being rewritten with new pairs of encryptedUsername and encryptedPassword (now encrypted based on a… (read more)

When changing the primary password I would expect the logins.json file being rewritten with new pairs of encryptedUsername and encryptedPassword (now encrypted based on a new primary password). But this is obviously not the case. But maybe I just didn't understand the way this works?

Asked by thefirefox 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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"Send tab to device" only shows 4 most recent devices

When using "send tab to device", the submenu previously showed all synced devices, in my case, more than 10 devices. Recently it only shows 4 devices and there is no way … (read more)

When using "send tab to device", the submenu previously showed all synced devices, in my case, more than 10 devices. Recently it only shows 4 devices and there is no way to access the other ones. Is this broken or is it a recent change? If so, can I revert the behavior with a preference?

Under "manage devices", I still see all of my synced devices, they just don't show up in the "send to device" submenu.

Asked by Darren 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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Theme creation question

I've been making my own Firefox theme using the Firefox Color extension. I uploaded an image but I can't figure out how to show the image on the new tab screen. Setting t… (read more)

I've been making my own Firefox theme using the Firefox Color extension. I uploaded an image but I can't figure out how to show the image on the new tab screen. Setting the new tab page color to transparent only makes everything white. I know the image is uploaded correctly because I can see some of it in the toolbar and tab list. Is it possible to show the image on the new tab page?

Asked by Peter Schachte 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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credit card # shows up on new sites even though I do NOT have it saved - why?

Hello, I have my privacy settings set to NOT save credit card information yet in this past week, on two different new to me websites, my credit card information was alrea… (read more)

Hello, I have my privacy settings set to NOT save credit card information yet in this past week, on two different new to me websites, my credit card information was already there. Why would this be happening and how do I stop it? Thank you so much! Julie

Asked by JPK 2 days ago

Answered by JPK 2 days ago

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Firefox crash regular many time

bp-52aadafa-d8a1-495c-910e-e3ea40230117 bp-e2f3f3fa-2427-42f8-b455-f0daf0230117 bp-d495523a-ecdf-4282-b784-00e890230117 bp-3cb2bfd3-d066-4dfd-8105-df4bf0230117 bp-e… (read more)

bp-52aadafa-d8a1-495c-910e-e3ea40230117 bp-e2f3f3fa-2427-42f8-b455-f0daf0230117 bp-d495523a-ecdf-4282-b784-00e890230117 bp-3cb2bfd3-d066-4dfd-8105-df4bf0230117 bp-e217c307-dcdd-48f2-ac6c-d9fe90230117 bp-b06b6c11-ceb1-45da-be27-e2e540230117 bp-6a9d039e-8265-4edc-b285-0da350230117 bp-da80b395-2ba6-455f-9887-87cd40230117 bp-f945b086-6a0a-469b-936b-c23420230117 bp-686f1023-c63a-4879-b168-ff7980230117 bp-76cf5e66-98a5-4e42-ad59-641580230117 bp-a4dbdd3d-c828-49d2-9083-1dc6d0221227 bp-8e940aed-540d-448d-99de-e7f900221227

Asked by Arvind Shah 2 weeks ago

Answered by Arvind Shah 2 days ago

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Firefox does not sync

Hi, I create an account to sync Bookmarks, Passwords, Add-ons, History etc from one computer to an other. I successfully created the account, verify mails, checkbox all f… (read more)

Hi, I create an account to sync Bookmarks, Passwords, Add-ons, History etc from one computer to an other. I successfully created the account, verify mails, checkbox all features to sync in settings, and click on "sync' multiple times. But nothing is synced on my new computer. On the log I saw (about:sync-log):ab

    1. On new computer side

1674839909897 FirefoxAccounts ERROR FxA rejecting with error UNVERIFIED_ACCOUNT, details: undefined 1674839909897 FirefoxAccounts ERROR Background refresh of initial profile failed: Error: UNVERIFIED_ACCOUNT(resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1561:18) JS Stack trace: _error@FxAccounts.jsm:1561:18


1675070999227 FirefoxAccounts ERROR Background refresh of profile failed: {"name":"FxAccountsProfileClientError","code":null,"errno":998,"error":"NETWORK_ERROR","message":"[Exception... \"NS_ERROR_ABORT\" nsresult: \"0x80004004 (NS_ERROR_ABORT)\" location: \"JS frame :: resource://services-common/rest.js :: onStopRequest :: line 491\" data: no]"}

    1. On previous computer side

Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing:login returned false

Can you help me please ? Mrs RICHTER

Asked by Cannelle 1 week ago

Answered by Cannelle 5 days ago

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Transfering bookmarks and tabs from windows 10 laptop to new Windows 11 laptop

I would like to transfer my bookmarks (and my open tabs) from my Windows 10 laptop to a new Windows 11 laptop. I've looked at the questions and answers people have posted… (read more)

I would like to transfer my bookmarks (and my open tabs) from my Windows 10 laptop to a new Windows 11 laptop. I've looked at the questions and answers people have posted but its a complete mystery to me. I had thought that when I loaded Firefox onto the new PC and signed in, everything would automatically appear. I was successful in doing that with Chrome but Firefox is still my primary browser and I've had no luck. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by royarbeit 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/lightorange-on-black/ there seems to be a problem with this theme, cant install, cant upload or anything it says its corrup… (read more)

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/lightorange-on-black/ there seems to be a problem with this theme, cant install, cant upload or anything it says its corrupted can someone help? please contact me under my email [email removed from public]

Asked by Farzam Maghouli 3 days ago

Answered by Farzam Maghouli 3 days ago