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Need to copy browsing history and bookmarks to another installation of Firefox

I need to copy browsing history and bookmarks from one laptop with FF v.60 to another laptop with FF v.52. I know there are different ways of doing this, but in my case … (read more)

I need to copy browsing history and bookmarks from one laptop with FF v.60 to another laptop with FF v.52.

I know there are different ways of doing this, but in my case I don't have use of the source laptop. BUT, I do have the full profile saved in both laptops. I also had saved a json bookmarks copy, but it's 5 days old. No huge deal but I had some major restructuring of my bookmarks yesterday.

There's also sync, but I tried to just sync history and it does nothing. Plus I'm not sure if it's going to sync to "last updated" which is actually the other (destination) laptop with FF v52.

In my profile I see bookmarks clearly, but no history. They are both in places.sqlite? Should I just copy this? What else would be copied?

By the way, in bookmarkbackups folder, I see the last jsonlz4 file is from June 9 12:10 am, not June 10 12:10 am as it should have been perhaps. Does this jsonlz4 file work with the restore command of "import and backup"?

Thank you!

Asked by elzach 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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HTML5 player for windows xp 32 bit sp3 Firefox 52.9.1 ESR

Hello,I have Windows XP 32 bit with service pack 3 and Firefox 52.9.1 ESR browser. Now that adobe flash player is history I can't play videos online that are not on youtu… (read more)

Hello,I have Windows XP 32 bit with service pack 3 and Firefox 52.9.1 ESR browser. Now that adobe flash player is history I can't play videos online that are not on youtube. I can still watch youtube videos.

Is there a HTML5 video player or something else I can install on this old system that will work or is that not possible? I know it's an old system but it still does the job.

Thanks.

Asked by adm 5 months ago

Answered by James 5 months ago

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Youtube gives me an error that says I can't view html5. When I click on the faq, I get the Firefox home page.

I am running an old computer using XP. All I want to do on this computer is view Virtual Railfan live streaming videos. When I try to view a video, it says that my brow… (read more)

I am running an old computer using XP. All I want to do on this computer is view Virtual Railfan live streaming videos. When I try to view a video, it says that my browser doesn't recognize any of the video formats available. Then it points me to a html5 faq. When I click on that I go to Firefox home page and it wants me to download Firefox. I already have downloaded the latest Firefox. Is there a workaround for this?

Asked by haveforkwilltravel 7 months ago

Answered by haveforkwilltravel 7 months ago

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firefox not finding url sites

Hi, I had Firefox on my Thinkpad T60 and it worked. I hadn't used the laptop for sometime but now Firefox didn't work, neither did iexplore or slimbrowser, they all produ… (read more)

Hi, I had Firefox on my Thinkpad T60 and it worked. I hadn't used the laptop for sometime but now Firefox didn't work, neither did iexplore or slimbrowser, they all produce the same error. I was able to find an earlier version of Forefox and it works fine but slow. Strangely when I go to goole or slimbrowser those site are found but will not find anything like amazon.com, the message from the File/properties: unknown protocal, size,connection not encrypted, address (URL): res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\shdoclc.dll/dnserror.htm#http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=flashpcom-20&sbSource=linksbar

The event viewer has this message: source cryp32: Failed extract of third-party root list from auto update cab at: <http://www.download.windowsupdate.com/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootstl.cab> with error: Unknown cryptographic algorithm.

This laptop is 32 bit, Windows XP.

Thank you for your help....would like to update to new firefox browser.

John King

Asked by waltzenresource 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How do I prevent a website like Drudgereport from automatically reloading?

Sometimes my wifi connection is choppy (darn that microwave popcorn!) and I hate it when I'm in the middle of reading the links in Drudge and it reloads....sometimes shif… (read more)

Sometimes my wifi connection is choppy (darn that microwave popcorn!) and I hate it when I'm in the middle of reading the links in Drudge and it reloads....sometimes shifting the layout a bit or just hanging while it waits for some adserver to respond.

Is there any way to stop this from happening? Tried Freezing the tab. And for some reason, firefox is not preventing this page from automatically reloading like it does others.

Any ideas?

Asked by dydx 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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How can I force pop-ups being opened in a new tab

We've a new software which always opens a pop-up window when clicking on the Java links. The content of such a re-sizable window perfectly fits into a new tab. I'd like t… (read more)

We've a new software which always opens a pop-up window when clicking on the Java links. The content of such a re-sizable window perfectly fits into a new tab. I'd like to force those new windows into a new tab. Pop-up blocker is active and that internal site is in the exception list. So it would be nice to have an option field for that in the general settings or in the Pop-up blocker settings. This is no bug, but could be a new feature of Firefox (like in IE). Thanks &

Kind regards, Peter Marbler

Asked by pmarbler 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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I want to have adobe flash activated for all websites I visit

I have the latest version of Firefox running under Win 10. There is no option to allow adobe flash to run on some websites like many faq's imply. I am prompted everytim… (read more)

I have the latest version of Firefox running under Win 10. There is no option to allow adobe flash to run on some websites like many faq's imply. I am prompted everytime I go to the vector vest url for the daily color guard report. This problem for me started a month or more ago. How do I set firefox to stop prompting me to allow adobe flash to run permanently.

Asked by macciofe 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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Firefox 52.9.0 ESR does not remember PKCS#11 device after reopen the browser. How to fix this?

I use cryptographic module PKCS#11 to browse some sites. I load corresponding xxx.dll file : Options>advanced>Certificates>SecurityDevices>Load . The PKCS#11… (read more)

I use cryptographic module PKCS#11 to browse some sites. I load corresponding xxx.dll file : Options>advanced>Certificates>SecurityDevices>Load . The PKCS#11 device appears in the Device Manager list of devices. I can Log in this PKCS#11 reader and view data. "OK", View Certificates - I view this certificate. "OK" and quit Options menu. If I close the FF browser, these settings was lost and I have to install them manually again. How to save these settings ?

Asked by stefan9 1 year ago

Answered by stefan9 1 year ago

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Artificially Slowing Firefox Down. who is the culprit ?

Hi Everybody, im Dr Nick. Firefox 52 is my love. i have tried younger models. but i always come back too ole faithful. Shes got all the right shapes. sizes. and feels. … (read more)

Hi Everybody, im Dr Nick. Firefox 52 is my love. i have tried younger models. but i always come back too ole faithful.

Shes got all the right shapes. sizes. and feels. but these days speed is lacking. despite my upgrading both my core2 duos. too a core2quad. and a hex core xeon. both 12gb ram They both run quite fast, but much slower than they used too. infact, they are slower than the firefox, on my pentium 3,4, and HT AND my core2duo / 4gb laptop. with the latest firefox ? wtf.

I am being throttled i tell you !!!. i have slimmed her down, and run only add blocker, and crypto mining blocker.

But its not youtube that is so slow... its everything, the whole firefox browser. [ this is the bit that bugs me ]. i run comprehensive firewall ] and not even alex jones can explain who is doing this.

is anyone doing any research too this end ?. or have any russian software too prevent it ?.

GODSPEED Mozilla !!

Asked by Dr Dick 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Adobe Reader will no longer download PDF files using Adobe in Firefox on my XP (application has generated exception error message)

Adobe in Firefox application has worked for me for years, until a day or two ago. I can download the PDF file, but when opening I only see the image a second or two, then… (read more)

Adobe in Firefox application has worked for me for years, until a day or two ago. I can download the PDF file, but when opening I only see the image a second or two, then get a "Application has generated an exemption that could not be handled " message. Cannot print once error message drops in. Do i need to uncheck the use Adobe in Firefox option and use Adobe directly? I know my XP is very dated, but Windows 7 and on will not accommodate a program I use daily.

Asked by theedgesite 1 year ago

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Keep getting alot of not responding errors. Havexp operting system, can't upgrade

My computer is to old to upgrade. I am running firefox 52.9. Most of the time I keep getting not responding errors. I have to shut down firefox and restart computer. Some… (read more)

My computer is to old to upgrade. I am running firefox 52.9. Most of the time I keep getting not responding errors. I have to shut down firefox and restart computer. Sometime this works and sometimes it doesn't help.

Asked by geeo1122-joe 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago