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Firefox Accounts: No 2nd device - bookmarks held hostage

I downloaded & installed a newer vs of Firefox, only to find the new launch screen informing me that this is now using a 'new profile' and 'it can't be deleted,' but … (czytaj dalej)

I downloaded & installed a newer vs of Firefox, only to find the new launch screen informing me that this is now using a 'new profile' and 'it can't be deleted,' but I can get access to my last bookmarks by setting up a Firefox Account and profile. Done - ish. I'm not sure the process completed as I do not have another device to register to this newly created account. Meanwhile, all of my bookmarks are MIA, and there are no folders called 'bookmarkbackups' and there are no other Mozilla files and folders anywhere on my HD that don't have today's date as last modified. HELP!!! please.

This all started when I could no longer download pdfs from shared folders (accessed last week) on the Google (evil) platform. Our IT guy suggested I update my browser version, since I had no problem when I tried a test and downloaded the pdfs w/ease using Chrome(also evil). So I updated my Firefox browser because I don't want to be forced into using Chrome as my primary browser - ever. Now I seem to be totally hosed - by Mozilla this time. You know, I was perfectly happy and well served running vs ~66. And this kind of thing is exactly why I don't like updates. Please help me and restore my previously unwavering faith and loyalty to Mozilla. I have been using Mozilla web browsers exclusively since 1993/4(?) (I don't think it was even called Firefox then). Please help.

Pytanie zadane przez bbishop1 16 godzin temu

Firefox Disappeared and will no reinstall

Last week Firefox worked fine. Nest day it was gone from my computer. I had done nothing to cause this. When I try to install Firefox I get a message that something i… (czytaj dalej)

Last week Firefox worked fine. Nest day it was gone from my computer. I had done nothing to cause this. When I try to install Firefox I get a message that something is wrong and it won't complete the install. I can find no reason for this.

Pytanie zadane przez whippet2 17 godzin temu

Ostatnia odpowiedź udzielona przez FredMcD 17 godzin temu

the code execution cannot proceed because vcruntime140_1.dll was not found

So I was cleaning out my SSD of a bunch of junk files and I think I might have deleted a file Firefox needs as when I open Firefox it seems to just blank with the search … (czytaj dalej)

So I was cleaning out my SSD of a bunch of junk files and I think I might have deleted a file Firefox needs as when I open Firefox it seems to just blank with the search bar and when I try to go to say YouTube nothing loads. So I tried to do a fresh redownload of Firefox and the installer just this error saying "The code execution cannot proceed because vcruntime140_1.dll was not found" can someone help me get Firefox working properly again?

Pytanie zadane przez HelloThere 2 dni temu

Ostatnia odpowiedź udzielona przez FredMcD 1 dzień temu

Lost Local Folders with the last update to 78.4.0

Dear, with the last update to 78.4.0 I lost all my local folders in which I stored all my sensitive and important email. The same occured on my back-up laptop who also wa… (czytaj dalej)

Dear, with the last update to 78.4.0 I lost all my local folders in which I stored all my sensitive and important email. The same occured on my back-up laptop who also was updated to 78.4.0

How could I solve this to recover all my local folders?

Best regards, Raoul

Pytanie zadane przez raouldaniels 1 dzień temu

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How do I stop using beta?

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile … (czytaj dalej)

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile that only gives me the option to Create a New Profile (therefore losing all my add-ons, cookies, settings and everything) or Exit.

I tried manually googling "download Firefox" and downloaded the release version and after installing it, I get the warning message above. This thread here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224888 has a link to the rapid release version but I end up in the same warning message.

Since the beta will necessarily always be a newer version than a release version, how do I transition from beta to a release version but preserve all my settings, add-ons and everything if Firefox will tell me that it won't let me use my existing profile in an older version, the release version?

My motivation to leave the beta version is that Firefox started having a bug since 27-Oct-2020 in Google meetings where either a shared screen or the camera image of the person in a meeting appears very zoomed in in the top left corner so it doesn't show the rest of the image.

Pytanie zadane przez riluma 1 dzień temu

Odpowiedź udzielona przez jscher2000 1 dzień temu

Two versions of Firefox (74.0 and 80.0) showing in Programs (Windows 7)

Hi All, For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7. Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed… (czytaj dalej)

Hi All,

For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7.

Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed 28/08/2020.

I've seen another topic mentioning this problem for older versions, and tried using a Registry Cleaner as mentioned in that one - but it has made no difference, and both versions are still there.

I'm wary of trying to uninstall the 74.0 version using the Firefox uninstaller, as when I start that there is no mention of it just uninstalling 74.0 - it gives the impression it is uninstalling all versions, which is not something I want.

I just don't need two versions of Firefox on my PC, especially when the older version is no longer used.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Pytanie zadane przez Pittsm07 1 dzień temu

Ostatnia odpowiedź udzielona przez cor-el 1 dzień temu

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Unable to import saved firefox profile (from windows 7 32-bit, to windows 10 64-bit) - new profile has none of my data

My attempt at transferring profile from an existing machine to a new machine has not produced the intended result, and I need help. I saved my firefox profile (on a 32-bi… (czytaj dalej)

My attempt at transferring profile from an existing machine to a new machine has not produced the intended result, and I need help.

I saved my firefox profile (on a 32-bit windows 7 machine; firefox was fully up to date) without firefox running, in a ZIP file (the letter number combination followed by dot followed by default), then copied the ZIP file to the new machine (windows 10 64-bit), unzipped it (so I had the same file name as from the old machine), then copied this folder into position at

C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles

I then started firefox on the new machine, went to about:profiles, created new profile, selected the folder (which was present at this step), then completed the procedure and started a new firefox with the new profile (the option given in about:profiles).

The new instance of firefox has none of my data (several thousand bookmarks, passwords, etc.); instead looks like the other (default new) profile.

The existing profile file set was (after this procedure) visible in

C:\users\user\appdata\local\mozilla\firefox\profiles

The restored profile is running now as "Default User" and reflects the folder I transferred from the old machine (except that I changed the word "default" in that folder to "main", leaving the number-letter part and the dot unchanged.)

No errors were indicated from firefox (which is running version 83 now) during any steps of the old back-up/archive save step or the new restore/recover step.

What am I doing wrong? How can I recover my existing profile data? The procedure, while not very friendly, seems straightforward enough. I don't want to go into the details of recovering specific database files/folders; I'd just like the profile I had before functioning in the new machine.

Please help

Pytanie zadane przez wb0gaz 2 dni temu

Odpowiedź udzielona przez wb0gaz 1 dzień temu

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My Firefox says: "your system administrator deactivated updates", but he (myself) didn´t. How to fix that?

Dear community, for some days my Firefox 80 on Windows 10 has shown the message "your system administrator has deactivated updates", when I look under "Help" -> "about… (czytaj dalej)

Dear community, for some days my Firefox 80 on Windows 10 has shown the message "your system administrator has deactivated updates", when I look under "Help" -> "about Firefox". This is strange, because the admin is me myself, and I didn´t change anything in Firefox or in the Win 10 registry. Has anyone of you had this experience, and how can I possibly fix it? Thanks in advance! Pete

Pytanie zadane przez canaima-pete 1 miesiąc temu

Odpowiedź udzielona przez cor-el 1 miesiąc temu

Firefox spontaneously installs on Win10 - leaves log in directory

I have had two occasions over the past several weeks where it appears that Firefox is spontaneously installed from Windows 10 machine. Is there anything I can/should be d… (czytaj dalej)

I have had two occasions over the past several weeks where it appears that Firefox is spontaneously installed from Windows 10 machine.

Is there anything I can/should be doing to prevent this?

Thanks,

Jim

Pytanie zadane przez jtaylor1 1 dzień temu

Installation du scanner Brother DS 640 sur Mageia 7

Bnjour à tous. J'ai un problème de scanner que je n'arrive pas à régler. faute sans doute de trouver et d'installer un driver compatible linux. Xsane détecte le scanner m… (czytaj dalej)

Bnjour à tous. J'ai un problème de scanner que je n'arrive pas à régler. faute sans doute de trouver et d'installer un driver compatible linux. Xsane détecte le scanner mais ne le reconnait pas.

Pytanie zadane przez patrick.debu 2 dni temu

Ostatnia odpowiedź udzielona przez Václav Trpišovský 2 dni temu

unable to log in to Firefox on new laptop

When I try to use my existing Firefox account login on my new Win 10 laptop, it tells me the password is incorrect. I have tried this both manually and with a password ma… (czytaj dalej)

When I try to use my existing Firefox account login on my new Win 10 laptop, it tells me the password is incorrect. I have tried this both manually and with a password manager; fails either way. (This question has been posted using my Win 10 desktop PC, using that very login.)

Pytanie zadane przez edrlyons 2 dni temu

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Amazon Fire Tablet

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Ama… (czytaj dalej)

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Amazon store doesn't have the app. Not sure I trust the Amazon Silk browser, but I may have no choice. I am not a tech savvy person! I don't know the difference between a bit, byte, or buttercup. If there is a way to install and use Firefox on my tablet, and sync with other devices, I would like to do so. Please explain how to do it as though you are talking to a 6 year old (who probably knows more about this stuff than I do, anyway). Thanks. rennylloyd

Pytanie zadane przez rennylloyd 5 dni temu

Odpowiedź udzielona przez Václav Trpišovský 3 dni temu

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (czytaj dalej)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Pytanie zadane przez trevorawestphal 4 miesiące temu

Odpowiedź udzielona przez trevorawestphal 4 miesiące temu