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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 James 20 minutes ago

How do I get 2 rows of bookmark toolbars..?

I wish to have 2 toolbars with all my shortcuts on as i use only FAVICONS and have ran out of room, and a lot of sites i only remember to use if i see the FAVICON is this… (read more)

I wish to have 2 toolbars with all my shortcuts on as i use only FAVICONS and have ran out of room, and a lot of sites i only remember to use if i see the FAVICON

is this possible - im ascustomed to about:config etc..

thanks

Asked by 1bit 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

*.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 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Bank User ID won't auto fill

Hello, My bank's website has a 2 page verification process for logging on. The first page is for the User ID and the second page is for the password. Until just a few day… (read more)

Hello,

My bank's website has a 2 page verification process for logging on. The first page is for the User ID and the second page is for the password.

Until just a few days ago, I could enter the first letter of my User ID into my bank's website login field, and FF would auto-fill the rest. Now when I enter that first letter, nothing happens. I then have to look up this info before I can continue. Luckily, the second page (for the password) is working just fine.

If I remember correctly, there has been a recent FF update. This new update may be the source of this issue.

Please help!

Thanks, Andre'a

Asked by DreaSpirit 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Gmail doesn't work on Firefox browser - Clearing Cache is only a short term fix.

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers ju… (read more)

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers just fine.

If I manage to actually open Gmail, I will be able to browse for about 20 seconds before getting an error message that says Gmail is having a problem and to 'refresh to retry' - clicking refresh will make the page crash and show only a white screen. From then onwards, even trying to open Gmail in another tab will not actually redirect you from the current page you are on. It will just update the address bar to say "https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox", however the browser doesn't actually load anything, and the 'refresh' icon shows that nothing is even in the works buffering.

Searching forums shows many people having this issue, and the only effective fix is to clear your cache and refresh the page. Unfortunately, while this technically works in the short-term, it is only a matter of time (sometimes under 5 minutes) before it crashes again.

As you can imagine, this it really limits productivity - it's hard to get on a roll when you have to keep stopping every couple of minutes to re-attach the wheels.

Forums show that this issue has been happening to users for years, and unfortunately nobody has been able to offer a long term solution, leading me to have to use a seperate browser just to access my emails. One user suggested switching away to a completely different email server such as Protonmail and ditching Gmail entirely but 1. that is comically inconvenient advice, 2. not viable as an organisation I volunteer with uses gmail, and 3. doesn't help fix the actual issue in the first place, which many users besides myself are facing.

Is anybody able to offer a reliable fix for this? Is there a browser extention that is causing the issue, or one that can fix it?

All help would be greatly appreciated as I find this issue to be a huge source of frustration from a browser that I am otherwise quite happy with.

Asked by 4rasertan 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

i lost all my sync info

hi i don't know how i lost all my sync information when i login it again to the browser 'after the pc reset' i did that before many times and i install firefox again and … (read more)

hi i don't know how i lost all my sync information when i login it again to the browser 'after the pc reset' i did that before many times and i install firefox again and sync, but this time i don't know how this happen! i lost all my passwords and bookmarks and im an ADHD so it's impassible to remember all my bookmarks and passwords .. I've been saving it for more than 10 years

i'll appreciated if anyone can help me with this

Asked by 5L5L 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 15 hours ago

Drop Down Menu Not Working

When using a site with a drop down feature, the options are not showing up. Canadapost.ca allows you to search for postal codes and will provide options as you put in th… (read more)

When using a site with a drop down feature, the options are not showing up. Canadapost.ca allows you to search for postal codes and will provide options as you put in the address. This feature is not working in Firefox but does work in Microsoft Edge.

I have a video of the issue which I cannot upload.

Asked by Photoparity 2 days ago

Last reply by Mich 20 hours ago

Saved logins are all gone

I saved my login information for several accounts in the Firefox (desktop) built-in password manager. Then I got Firefox on my phone, found out passwords aren't protected… (read more)

I saved my login information for several accounts in the Firefox (desktop) built-in password manager. Then I got Firefox on my phone, found out passwords aren't protected as well on the mobile version, so I turned off sync then removed them from my phone. Later I turned sync back on thinking that it would just sync my tabs and, if it did do anything with passwords, it would copy my logins from my computer to my phone instead of removing them from my computer. That was yesterday, today I needed one of those passwords (randomly generated so I don't remember it) so I went to my saved logins on desktop and they were all gone. Is there any way to recover them?

Asked by Detroit_yeet 2 days ago

Last reply by Mich 20 hours ago

FF wont work properly on "accessmyaccountonline" (Citizens).

Allows me to login and presents data fine. Go to "cash in" rewards and there is a box to check on last step to certify you agree to terms and conditions. Have had no prob… (read more)

Allows me to login and presents data fine. Go to "cash in" rewards and there is a box to check on last step to certify you agree to terms and conditions. Have had no problem doing so for 2 yrs + or -.......wont allow box to be checked now. Citizens help line was unaware of any problems and suggested I try another browser. Sure enough I down loaded chrome and all was well. Thanks for what you all do with and for FF. BTW I'm on 109.0 at this writing and there are other "buttons" that don't work either on same site like return home but those are not showstoppers. My rewards cash is !!

Geoff Valentine

Asked by hemichally 1 day ago

Last reply by Mich 21 hours ago

Firefox updates

I do my Firefox updates manually. I am currently using version 108.0.2. When I click on "about", it says I should "Update to Partner Removal". It usually tells me to upda… (read more)

I do my Firefox updates manually. I am currently using version 108.0.2. When I click on "about", it says I should "Update to Partner Removal". It usually tells me to update to the next version that is available. What is Partner Removal? Is it a legitimate update? I can't find anything on the website regarding this. Why does it not tell me to update to version 109?

Thank you for your help.

Mark Olson

Asked by Markeo 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Sent emails are NOT copied in SENT folder.

Hi, I'm new to TB email program. When I first started using it and sent my 1st email, it did copy my email into sent folder TWICE. It was frustrating. I played with the s… (read more)

Hi, I'm new to TB email program. When I first started using it and sent my 1st email, it did copy my email into sent folder TWICE. It was frustrating. I played with the settings as suggested checked "place copy", unchecked "place copy" checked "other", unchecked "other"; NOTHING HELPED. I do NOT have the copies of my sent emails. I spent sooo much time playing with it and to no avail. Very FRUSTRATING. I donated some money to the developers of TB and deserve better functionality of the email program. Please HELP! Thank you in advance. Paul.

Asked by paulkay17 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

adblocker

out of nowhere, i can no longer freely browse. I keep getting the message shown below. I do NOT have any add on adblocker. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox b… (read more)

out of nowhere, i can no longer freely browse. I keep getting the message shown below. I do NOT have any add on adblocker. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox browser. Did not help. How do I get rid of this problem so I can use this browser?

Asked by 16bluerose16 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Unable to load Firefox

I am suddenly unable to load Firefox on my desktop.. When I double click the icon, I see the circle spin for about 2 seconds, then nothing happens. I've unnstalled and re… (read more)

I am suddenly unable to load Firefox on my desktop.. When I double click the icon, I see the circle spin for about 2 seconds, then nothing happens. I've unnstalled and reinstalled Firefox, but that didn't help. I can access it on my laptop, so it seems smth has gone wrong on my main computer. Any ideas?

Asked by smlayton 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Web pages view

Source code (?) showing instead of icon on some websites to varying degrees. I've tried troubleshooting mode and it made no difference. This has been going on for a few m… (read more)

Source code (?) showing instead of icon on some websites to varying degrees. I've tried troubleshooting mode and it made no difference. This has been going on for a few months or longer.

Asked by jgraglan 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

New update has broken overflow menu and bookmarks bar

So this crazy new update has broken my Firefox in these ways: 1. All my bookmarks on my bookmarks bar have been deleted. 2. I can't drag any new links to the bookmarks ba… (read more)

So this crazy new update has broken my Firefox in these ways:

1. All my bookmarks on my bookmarks bar have been deleted. 2. I can't drag any new links to the bookmarks bar 3. Overflow menu for apps is empty and will only let me drag Firefox defaults to it such as settings. Dragging apps to it is impossible. It "is" possible to pin items by using the Chrome puzzle piece..

Firefox: 109.0 OS: Windows 10 Pro

Using troubleshooting mode has no effect.

Asked by RedXIII 2 days ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 day ago

Google Voice on version 109 of Firefox

Recently, Google Voice is not working properly on version 109 of Firefox. It is fine in Chrome. When I make a call, it will connect to the recipient of the call but noth… (read more)

Recently, Google Voice is not working properly on version 109 of Firefox. It is fine in Chrome. When I make a call, it will connect to the recipient of the call but nothing can be heard on my end. Also the red hang up button does not function, when clicked, it will dim but does not hang up. The only way to end the call is to close the tab and click yes to "leave the page". I have tried disabling all add-ons with no success. Not 100% sure if it started with version 109 but the timing seems about right.

Asked by Don 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago