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Firefox version 89

I have been a loyal Firefox user for umpteen years – but no more! Without asking, my browser updated to version 89, and immediately, I didn’t like it. It looked washed ou… (read more)

I have been a loyal Firefox user for umpteen years – but no more! Without asking, my browser updated to version 89, and immediately, I didn’t like it. It looked washed out, difficult to tell the difference between tabs (I routinely have 30+ tabs open at once), plus it was slower. The biggest “peeve” was when I tried to enter a Google search question in the “Search” box, but Firefox kept jumping up the URL bar. Gawd I hate that! That did it! I decided to revert back to version 88 but you decided you would “punish” me for my decision. I lost all my bookmarks, passwords and preferences. I am a computer support volunteer and I work primarily with senior citizens, however I try to help anyone who needs my help. When I setup a new computer for a client, I usually install Firefox and Chrome, explaining that many people do not like the default browser that comes with Windows. From this point on, I will no longer recommend nor install Firefox. You lost a customer today. Congratulations.

I was really angry that there seems to be no way to actually send an email "TO" Mozilla. Instead, they depend on you volunteers to take the heat for them. If you know of anyway to actually get this information to them, I would appreciate it.

Asked by mrhabilis.store 1 week ago

Answered by mrhabilis.store 1 week ago

v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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How can I get mozilla to stop emailing me

Ever since I signed up for Firefox sync, I have been berated with emails from them asking me to sync more devices. I really do not want to receive marketing emails from M… (read more)

Ever since I signed up for Firefox sync, I have been berated with emails from them asking me to sync more devices. I really do not want to receive marketing emails from Mozilla and there is no unsubscribe button in the email. How can I stop these emails?

Asked by owen8 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

cache not clearing

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'N… (read more)

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'Never remember history' is checked as usual but cache does not clear when Firefox is closed. All cookies and data cleared without problem 2 days ago. This has never happened before.

Asked by ssmith205 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown on my Mozilla account for paid subscribe VPN? Thank you

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown o… (read more)

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown on my Mozilla account for paid subscribe VPN? Thank you

Asked by fangfang19701014 1 month ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 month ago

Clicking on anything in YouTube gets stuck in loading.

YouTube does not work properly. Before I start, I must mention that I have tried Chrome, Brave and Edge. None of the others have had this problem and I can confidently sa… (read more)

YouTube does not work properly.

Before I start, I must mention that I have tried Chrome, Brave and Edge. None of the others have had this problem and I can confidently say that this only happens with Firefox and Firefox Nightly as well.

Something that I should also mention is I have security.enterprise_roots.enabled set to true in about:config. This is because when it's set to false, Any google related webpage shows a Potential Security Warning. I don't know if this has anything to do with the issue I am having with YouTube but I still wanted to mention it.

Finally, the problem - Firefox and Firefox Nightly both get stuck on loading whenever I click on anything on YouTube. Be it the Channel Icon to go to the channel or a video or even the search bar. Anything that should take me to the next page gets stuck. Screenshot is attached. The only way to open the video or the page is to reload it or to stop the loading enter the link and then manually do it every time I need to click on something in YouTube. I have reinstalled Firefox. Reset everything. Even reinstalled windows. But the issue persists. Any help is appreciated. Thanks

Asked by Manavik Ray 1 month ago

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Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 1 month ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 month ago

Open all Tabs of another device using Firefox Sync doesn't work anymore?

Until at least around 1 month ago it was possbile to open all tabs from another device's firefox. You could go to the Synced Tabs Sidebar, right-click the other device's … (read more)

Until at least around 1 month ago it was possbile to open all tabs from another device's firefox. You could go to the Synced Tabs Sidebar, right-click the other device's name and click something named along the lines of "open all tabs".

When I tried to do this today, I noticed that the "normal" way to the Sync-menu via |||\ symbol doesn't work anymore and I at least found out that I could get there using via the firefox account. I can send a (single) tab to another device and I can see the list of the sync'ed tabs of a computer, but it is no longer possible to right-click that device's name and thereby getting to the "open all tabs" option.

After this was - seemingly? - patched out, is there any other way left to do this or was there any new way implemented?

thx

Asked by MillionVoices 1 month ago

Youtube is always in Restricted Mode, please help

Since a few months ago, Restricted Mode was activated on my browser. I have tried everything from redownloading Firefox, to creating a new account, and even deleting all … (read more)

Since a few months ago, Restricted Mode was activated on my browser. I have tried everything from redownloading Firefox, to creating a new account, and even deleting all of my extensions and themes, still nothing. Please help?

Asked by Lance 3 weeks ago

Multiple audio sources to multiple hardware outputs, possible?

I noticed Windows 10 now has a feature under "App volume and device pref" that enables multiple audio sources to be channeled into multiple outputs(speakers, headphones e… (read more)

I noticed Windows 10 now has a feature under "App volume and device pref" that enables multiple audio sources to be channeled into multiple outputs(speakers, headphones etc) simultaneously. However, it only drills down to application level, and no further. So I'm wondering is it technically possible for each Firefox tab to be individually assigned to an audio output of the user's preference, maybe in a dropdown when right clicking the tab?

Asked by chrishase 2 weeks ago

Tab crashed when open a web page

I just used pacman to update to the latest Firefox, but the tab crashed each time I open a new web page ( I can open settings, about:xxx and etc... ). I tried Troubleshoo… (read more)

I just used pacman to update to the latest Firefox, but the tab crashed each time I open a new web page ( I can open settings, about:xxx and etc... ). I tried Troubleshoot Firefox crashes and it did not crash in troubleshoot mode. Then I tried extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems but non of these options solved the problem. I disabled all extensions, themes and hardware acceleration, and it reported the same error.

Asked by 2014762174a 1 week ago

Last reply by Yegorius 4 days ago

how to deny permission to about:logins

hello i have a pc with some saved password to my firefox browser and my Employee use this password to login to these account and do her jobs the thing is i want to my E… (read more)

hello i have a pc with some saved password to my firefox browser and my Employee use this password to login to these account and do her jobs the thing is i want to my Employee use this passwords but she has not access to see and save or export from passwords in lockwise or about:logins is there any way that i can deny access to this address about:logins?

Asked by farhad_fm_2012 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

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How to recover lost bookmark folder in bookmarks toolbar in pre 89

Pre v89 Windows 10- for some reason, one of my bookmark folders, containing many subfolders and individual bookmarks, has disappeared from my bookmarks toolbar. interesti… (read more)

Pre v89 Windows 10- for some reason, one of my bookmark folders, containing many subfolders and individual bookmarks, has disappeared from my bookmarks toolbar. interestingly, the lost Bookmark folder it does appear on my android phone. Is there some way of finding it on my desktop and restoring it from there, or possibly restoring it from my phone? I would think I would like to try to do this before installing version 89. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Bloogle 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Devs: STOP. CHANGING. THE. UI!

I don't know if it's a need to mark your territory, or some marketing major blathering about "holistic new user experience paradigms"--and I put up with the stupid move t… (read more)

I don't know if it's a need to mark your territory, or some marketing major blathering about "holistic new user experience paradigms"--and I put up with the stupid move to tabs on top (because apparently some dev felt that what Firefox users really wanted was Chrome!)--but this is a hideous, steaming turd.

'Oh no, showing the 'close tab' icon and clearly delineating between tabs interrupts the synergistic flow of the UI! Let's make the tabs one disgusting, unreadable blur from left to right! Also, let's make them take up more real estate on the screen, because people have higher resolution screens now--we can totally dominate the upper quarter! Oh, and force the change to the new layout, don't give people an option to revert--and don't warn them, either! EVERYONE MUST SEE OUR MAJESTIC, PERFECT, UNASSAILABLE VISION! Surely that won't confuse TF out of a bunch of grandparents whose hapless children/grandchildren will have to completely re-explain, multiple times, how to get to Facebook!'

Rolled back to 88.01, went through the "new profile" crap you put in to discourage rollback/cover for poor programming, and disabled automatic updates. Barring a major, earth-shattering security vuln, I'm done updating. And when that time comes, I'll find another browser.

Posting here because they've stopped soliciting feedback--probably because they know they've unleashed a sloppy splattered dook onto the world and they're tired of being screamed at.

[Profanity removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.]

Asked by gpweaver 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 days ago

Bookmarks, Logins/Passwords lost

I upgraded(?) to Firefox 89, which I found unusable. I found the Mozilla-supplied link to backtrack to FF88. 88 downloaded and installed, but did not copy Bookmarks, Logi… (read more)

I upgraded(?) to Firefox 89, which I found unusable. I found the Mozilla-supplied link to backtrack to FF88. 88 downloaded and installed, but did not copy Bookmarks, Logins/Passwords.

Any guidance to retrieving these will be much appreciated.

Asked by captainwebb 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago