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Accidentally deleted my Firefox data through the uninstallation of Firefox UX browser. Is it possible for me to recover the data?

I chose to delete the Firefox UX's data when I uninstalled it and forgot that it shares the same profile and data with the current Firefox. How is it possible to recover … (read more)

I chose to delete the Firefox UX's data when I uninstalled it and forgot that it shares the same profile and data with the current Firefox.

How is it possible to recover my data, maybe with a files recovery software like Recuva or something?

Asked by mohdzarif 6 years ago

Answered by mohdzarif 6 years ago

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Firefox always opens all previous tabs when starting

I've been using Firefox for quite a while, but it has recently begun opening every previously open tab when I restart a session. I only want the tabs I selected for my h… (read more)

I've been using Firefox for quite a while, but it has recently begun opening every previously open tab when I restart a session. I only want the tabs I selected for my home page to open. I've tried going to the options and selecting "Show a blank page" on startup, but even that is ignored and all of the prior tabs open on each new start. I've rebooted the computer and restarted Firefox, but the problem remains.

Asked by mjuby 6 years ago

Answered by Ed 6 years ago

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the bookmark arrows when i upgraded to windows 8.1 are way to large except at 100% DP1

When i upgraded to windows 8.1 the arrows with the bookmark folders became too large and i cant use 100% DPI as its too small even with adjustments and visually depressin… (read more)

When i upgraded to windows 8.1 the arrows with the bookmark folders became too large and i cant use 100% DPI as its too small even with adjustments and visually depressing - its the same on all my laptops and PC.s - it wasn't this way with windows 8 - its obviously something Microsoft have done but can you fix it - i have seen this problem before can you help - anything other than 100% DPI causes the arrows to be huge - screen resolution has no relationship to the problem - thanking you.

Asked by Firerday 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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Navigation menu arrows look strange

Have a look at the screenshot. Sometimes the navigation arrows come in strange shapes and sizes. Sometimes the sizes are completely disproportionate. http://gyazo.com/5b5… (read more)

Have a look at the screenshot. Sometimes the navigation arrows come in strange shapes and sizes. Sometimes the sizes are completely disproportionate.

http://gyazo.com/5b5decf3aa62f0c982fbf6566b95389e.png

Asked by LKozDev 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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scrolling down an nbc news article causes back history to fill up

Just open up nbcnews.com, click any article, use the back button's drop down menu to see that there is only one page to go back to, the nbc home page. Now scroll down to… (read more)

Just open up nbcnews.com, click any article, use the back button's drop down menu to see that there is only one page to go back to, the nbc home page. Now scroll down to the bottom of the article and now check the back button again. It's full of history for this single page. So now getting back to the nbc home page requires lots of clicks. So Annoying.

Asked by dfontanesi 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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I have Windows 8.1 and my Firefox bookmarks tend to disappear; I can't restore, import or add new bookmarks. Can this be fixed, and if so, how??

I have already tried a clean unistall and downloading the program anew. I have made sure the firewall (Defender) allows Firefox. Firefox worked for two months on my new c… (read more)

I have already tried a clean unistall and downloading the program anew. I have made sure the firewall (Defender) allows Firefox. Firefox worked for two months on my new computer with Windows 8 before I started having problems. I was hoping 8.1 would fix the problem, but no such luck.

Asked by 43kogjvdl94 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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I've migrated FF settings to a new PC and no external link opens now

Couple days ago I've received my new PC and migrated all important data from the old one using a special W8 tool. I've also installed Thunderbird and FF anew, and migrate… (read more)

Couple days ago I've received my new PC and migrated all important data from the old one using a special W8 tool. I've also installed Thunderbird and FF anew, and migrated their setting using tools recommended here (FF Sync + MozBackup). And suddenly I've lost a possibility to open any external link in FF now no matter the source (Thunderbird or any other piece of software). Now I have to copy and paste URLs manually. It's not the best solution. Old PC OS: Vista Business, new PC OS: W8.1. Thanks in advance.

Asked by pawelb284 6 years ago

Answered by pawelb284 6 years ago

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How do I delete old plugins?

Just recently gotten back into using Firefox. Have been using Chrome. Firefox has one thing that Chrome doesn't have. So I see a number of old Plugs Ins from back when. H… (read more)

Just recently gotten back into using Firefox. Have been using Chrome. Firefox has one thing that Chrome doesn't have. So I see a number of old Plugs Ins from back when. How do I delete them. I've set to Never Activate. After each Plug In shows RESEARCH. But I don't want to research...I want to delete the old ones. So where do I go from here?

Asked by Loy 6 years ago

Answered by geonuine 6 years ago

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Sections of webpage show black

When webpages are loading, or when I scroll down a page, sections of the page appear black. I can sometimes clear this black panel by rotating up and down, the mouse whee… (read more)

When webpages are loading, or when I scroll down a page, sections of the page appear black. I can sometimes clear this black panel by rotating up and down, the mouse wheel.

I have tried switching off hardware acceleration. I have checked fonts colours (black fonts and white background) and all drivers are up to date.

I am running Windows 8.1 and FF 25.0.

Asked by garyasta 6 years ago

Last reply by BjornEnemark 6 years ago

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Firefox crashes seemingly for no reason, no discernable pattern

I'll be browsing, and Firefox will shut down. It's usually when I click on something, but occasionally when I'm just looking at the screen. After the last crash, I reopen… (read more)

I'll be browsing, and Firefox will shut down. It's usually when I click on something, but occasionally when I'm just looking at the screen. After the last crash, I reopened Firefox and all my tabs came back. This happens once a day, occasionally more. The sporadic frequency makes it hard to troubleshoot extensions.

Crash Report IDs bp-420fd7ff-aa6e-4cd5-85d2-4cb122131104 bp-b3bbea0c-8e6b-4ad0-bb61-661ae2130820 bp-aef166ed-f8d3-421d-8ace-9d3bb2130819

Thank you!

Asked by ThePixelWhisperer 6 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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firefox will close when i close the window but the process doesn't shutdown ever since i had updated to FF25

I am running Win. 8.1 and had no issues with FF 24. Since upgrading to FF 25, firefox will appear closed when i close the window but the process doesn't shutdown. I hav… (read more)

I am running Win. 8.1 and had no issues with FF 24. Since upgrading to FF 25, firefox will appear closed when i close the window but the process doesn't shutdown. I have to go into Task Manager to end the process. I can then launch it again.

Asked by ElCapitan 6 years ago

Last reply by rnovember 6 years ago

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May I suggest that Firefox should delay syncing the Master Password until the first time that it is actually required, even if syncing is turned on?

If you use Data Syncing then this is attempted every time you start Firefox. If you also use a Master Password then it tries to sync your passwords every time you start … (read more)

If you use Data Syncing then this is attempted every time you start Firefox. If you also use a Master Password then it tries to sync your passwords every time you start Firefox too. This means that every time you start Firefox it asks you for the Master Password. This is incredibly irritating.

I realize that you need to sync at the beginning of a new session but would it be possible to delay the syncing of passwords until the user actually needs to use a password (i.e. the default behavior for using a Master Password without syncing). After all, it doesn't matter if the passwords are not synchronized if they are not being used. When a password is actually required then Master Password could be requested and the stored passwords could be synchronized if the correct Master Password is supplied.

Asked by NickRob 6 years ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 6 years ago

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No data shown on Lightbeam screen

I have 64 bit Windows 8.1. I have activated Lightbeam but I cannot see any data about the sites I have visited. It tells me I haven't visited any, which is not true. What… (read more)

I have 64 bit Windows 8.1. I have activated Lightbeam but I cannot see any data about the sites I have visited. It tells me I haven't visited any, which is not true. What should I do?

Asked by roger_penny 6 years ago

Answered by roger_penny 6 years ago

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CSS isn't rendering in Firefox 25.0. Webpages don't display correctly.

I recently downloaded FF 25.0 on a new computer (Samsung Series 9) and web pages don't render correctly though I used default settings and have same extensions (all in on… (read more)

I recently downloaded FF 25.0 on a new computer (Samsung Series 9) and web pages don't render correctly though I used default settings and have same extensions (all in one sidebar and list it). I asked our tech person and he said "Your CSS isn't loading. Try clearing your cache and restarting your browser". This worked but now I find I have to repeatedly do it as many as a few times a day, with varied websites, and once it happens, all websites won't render correctly. I don't want to have to switch to chrome, please help! Here is a screenshot.

http://www.screencast.com/t/5GYJ7GE9Ed

Asked by KayAich 6 years ago

Last reply by kobe 6 years ago

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Website asks 'Do You Want To Run This Application?' for Java Chat. How do I permanently accept the risk to run the app?

The message appears in a box, with the heading called Security Warning. Then reads: Do you want to run this application? An unsigned application from the location below … (read more)

The message appears in a box, with the heading called Security Warning. Then reads:

Do you want to run this application? An unsigned application from the location below is requesting permission to run. Locations: http://xxx.xx.xx.xxx Running unsigned applications like this will be blocked in a future release because it is potentially unsafe and a security risk. Select the box below, then click run to start the application.

Asked by Paul. 6 years ago

Last reply by Paul. 6 years ago