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Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (read more)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 minutes ago

firefox cannot run online games but chrome can run games just fine

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly… (read more)

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly lags and stutters whenever i try to play a game.

The two games i have tested are Zombs Royale and Wormax IO. These are two very minimalistic games with nothing much to them. The slowest computers can handle them...

I have a GTX 1080, with 12 gb of rams. I also tested on my laptop, which has unknown specs, but 4gb of ram.

Both devices performed worse then how they would perform in chromium based browsers. I wish to stick with firefox, as i hear security is a virtue with Mozilla, and Chrome really just wants to steal your data.

I might add, that i did follow a couple steps to make my browser more secure, I didn't disable stuff like webgl, but i disabled a bunch of other settings, here is the video i followed:

https://youtu.be/xxWXLlfqNAo

I did install a few add-ons, such as Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, HTTPS Everywhere, and nightTab(I had this on chrome, and without it i feel home sick.)

I am unsure why these problems occur, as far as i know, my computer should be able to handle this.

I cannot find any other questions related to this, and it is really odd to me. I should also mention, Firefox is also quite slow anyways, it just feels slower than chrome, so i'm unsure if it's an optimization issue or what, but this occurs on all of my computers.

I hope someone can help me thank you.

Asked by official.skylightgaming 49 minutes ago

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Firefox Homepage Tab

[Win 10] A few days ago something happened with Firefox. A message appeared saying "sorry - error". Anyway, I had to rebuild the whole thing. But, the little house symbol… (read more)

[Win 10] A few days ago something happened with Firefox. A message appeared saying "sorry - error". Anyway, I had to rebuild the whole thing. But, the little house symbol for the Homepage Tab is missing. It isn't even available where the choices for Menu Bar appear. I did not cause this problem. My older pc, also Win 10 is perfectly O.K. Any "Help" just brings me back to the older information from 2011.

Asked by norm_amron 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

"Never remember history" changes to "Use custom..." and "...private mode"

Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10 Hi. A few times in Settings I selected History->Never remember history, yet upon reopening the browser the setting was changed to "U… (read more)

Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10

Hi.

A few times in Settings I selected History->Never remember history, yet upon reopening the browser the setting was changed to "Use custom settings for history" and "Always use private mode." Why is this happening?

The larger issue is Cached Web Content (CWC), which doesn't completely delete like everything else. No matter the settings to delete everything upon closing or never remember, every time I reopen FF and click Clear Data there is some data in CWC (albeit in kb). I've read many pages and posts here and it's still not clear: A) Why isn't it 0 bytes and B) If a previously visited site can access the CWC, then isn't that a strike against privacy?

Sincerley,

Hank

Asked by hank.leeps 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

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Fonts have an issue with being too thin and hard to read.

My firefox browser has had issues displaying fonts when I have the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box checked. Its not all webp… (read more)

My firefox browser has had issues displaying fonts when I have the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box checked. Its not all webpages as some have more bolded fonts, but it is more than one site.

I have scoured these forums trying to locate an answer, but for some reason the fonts are still so thin and unreadable. I have even erased all existence of firefox from my computer and reinstalled, but the issue still remains.

Please help me.

Asked by sauerbrendan 9 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Nol Loading right since last update

Almost ever time I open Firefox the first time my home page or nothing else will load. I get out and when I get back in I get a message previous Firefox running slow, do … (read more)

Almost ever time I open Firefox the first time my home page or nothing else will load. I get out and when I get back in I get a message previous Firefox running slow, do you want to close it? When a allow that it does fine. I have tried refreshing Firefox and that did not help much.

Asked by waynewiley803 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Firefox got rid of FVD Speed Dial and now I've lost all those sites I had previously saved!

I had several different FVD Speed Dials for different areas of interest. Without notice Firefox decided that FVD was a danger I guess and disable it. Now I've lost all th… (read more)

I had several different FVD Speed Dials for different areas of interest. Without notice Firefox decided that FVD was a danger I guess and disable it. Now I've lost all those site links. Is there any way to retrieve them? I didn't save them as regular bookmarks because Speed Dial was so much better.

Ugh. What a pain. Anyone have a solution or am I SOL?

Asked by knwhnr1 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

How to auto-expand the "Show all bookmarks folders" list when adding a bookmark?

When adding a new bookmark, there is a Location field and then a drop-down arrow that lets you expand the entire folder list. What userChrome tweak can I use to permanen… (read more)

When adding a new bookmark, there is a Location field and then a drop-down arrow that lets you expand the entire folder list. What userChrome tweak can I use to permanently get the full list of folders to appear so that I don't have to select that icon every time? Thanks!

Asked by Trainwreck 3 hours ago

Firefox freezes when going on instagram

Whenever I try to go on instagram, it just freezes completely. I've turned off all ad blockers and extensions, but still getting the same result. Can I please get some … (read more)

Whenever I try to go on instagram, it just freezes completely. I've turned off all ad blockers and extensions, but still getting the same result. Can I please get some help?

Asked by gabriel170 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Crash Reports - continuous - but Firefox hasn't Crashed

I'm getting Mozilla Crash reports at the rate of about six per day, but Firefox is still running without any issues. Does anyone know why this is happening and how it can… (read more)

I'm getting Mozilla Crash reports at the rate of about six per day, but Firefox is still running without any issues. Does anyone know why this is happening and how it can be resolved?

I'm not able to attach a screenshot.

Asked by williamgfitch 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

fvd speed dial

are there bookmarks associated with fvd speed dial? your abrupt disabiling of this add-on has caused me stress, because I rely on those speed dials. why was there no wa… (read more)

are there bookmarks associated with fvd speed dial? your abrupt disabiling of this add-on has caused me stress, because I rely on those speed dials. why was there no warning? it would have allowed me to save the web links that I use daily.

Asked by pikakeblue 4 days ago

Last reply by knwhnr1 7 hours ago

Very Frequent Crashes after MANY MANY Years of Beautiful Firefox Usage!

After using Firefox for MANY years, having an add Blocker installed and being smug how well it works, The last week has been so very tedious I'm at the point of frustrati… (read more)

After using Firefox for MANY years, having an add Blocker installed and being smug how well it works, The last week has been so very tedious I'm at the point of frustration and thinking of an alternative browser. Firefox now has decided to crash Tabs or The complete Browser Often, Often when watching Youtube. Fixes Ive tried, Assign Page File to C:, Disable Add Blockers and tried another, Use Windows MEM diagnosis tool and no errors showed and Check Im using a none aggressive Mem clock = XMP Profile 1, Updated all drivers and GP software, GPU is at default clocks ( MSI GTX 970).

Heres a few reports for you to look over, Please drop ANY suggestions :)

43adbdc8-5d51-4379-9b73-87ef91b8715c 11/24/2021, 6:27 PM cd68bad1-bccb-4589-8c79-fa0ec81526e3 11/24/2021, 6:27 PM c274ab4f-fb40-48d8-b6ec-3b4b85482e3d 11/24/2021, 6:23 PM 26691bb1-28a1-4469-9392-b81fd7aea538 11/24/2021, 5:28 PM 5ce2fcef-6daf-4d93-ae09-985e1812dd30 11/24/2021, 4:47 PM 21ca0ccc-668f-43fc-adef-b386226498ca 11/24/2021, 4:23 PM

Asked by pppjhow32 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

two-step authentication

Hi I'm a student and tedsmith1378@gmail.com account holder. I decided to install Windows 11 a few minutes ago and synced my Firefox account, but unfortunately I forgot th… (read more)

Hi I'm a student and tedsmith1378@gmail.com account holder. I decided to install Windows 11 a few minutes ago and synced my Firefox account, but unfortunately I forgot that I had to remove the recovery code before installing Windows. On the other hand, because I recently changed my phone, I do not have access to my previous phone. But I am a student and I desperately need my usernames and account passwords as well as my bookmarks for my research and lessons. In the attachment, I will send you a screenshot of my browser a few days before changing Windows I am desperately asking for your help. I can answer any question you have about your account.

Asked by ted.smith1378 9 hours ago

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Speed Dial Pettiness!!!!!!!!!!

speed Pettiness seems to rule our culture today. Been using speed dial for five years. BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!!! Firefox/HOYLE needs to mature!!!!!!!!!!!! Will be leavin… (read more)

speed Pettiness seems to rule our culture today. Been using speed dial for five years. BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!!! Firefox/HOYLE needs to mature!!!!!!!!!!!! Will be leaving Firefox as this " ucking childish crap is not why Im with you.

Asked by L Mnchstr 10 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 10 hours ago

Can't Paste on Facebook

For a couple months now I have not been able to paste anything on Facebook via Firefox. I can use Explorer, Chrome and can paste anywhere else just fine. When I paste on … (read more)

For a couple months now I have not been able to paste anything on Facebook via Firefox. I can use Explorer, Chrome and can paste anywhere else just fine. When I paste on Facebook messenger, the chat window closes and I have to refresh Facebook to even be able to see my messages again. Otherwise, I click on it and nothing happens. When I try to paste a post on my wall, it I get a "Something isn't working. This may be because of a technical error we're working to fix." (I just copied and pasted that here no problem) Tried clearing history/cookies/cache. Help?

Asked by regnohc 5 months ago

Last reply by Joana M. 10 hours ago