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Lost settings

My switch from the release version to ESR seemed to go well, but my history and many of my settings and data, including my pinned tabs and extensive notes used by add-ons… (read more)

My switch from the release version to ESR seemed to go well, but my history and many of my settings and data, including my pinned tabs and extensive notes used by add-ons, were gone. I managed to reconstruct most of them, but was distressed to find that when Fx updated my ESR version those settings were again gone.

I have again restored most of the lost settings (including the one not to automatically update!) but I know I can't defer Fx updates indefinitely, and I also expect I may want to return at some point to the release version. What can I do to prevent another loss of my settings?

I'm willing to return now to the release version, if that will help resolve this issue. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Odin3 21 seconds ago

Comments on WaPo does not display

The comments section of the Washington Post does not display. It just shows grey for the comment area. When I place the cursor on the comments, it says "loading". But … (read more)

The comments section of the Washington Post does not display. It just shows grey for the comment area. When I place the cursor on the comments, it says "loading". But it never loads. The article itself displays properly. This happened after WaPo updated their website. I have taken the following steps with no change:

- Cleared the cache. - Disabled/Remove Ad Blocker and UBlock.

Tried opening the pages in different browsers. Same issue with Chrome, but works with Edge. Appreciate any help.

Asked by dineshjog 12 minutes ago

When i click Middle-Click on my mouses scroll wheel it doesnt open the link i clicked it opens a fresh new tab

As the Title says if i click the Middle-Click on an link, it opens a freshly new tab instead of the link. I've tried changing things in the about:config but nothing helpe… (read more)

As the Title says if i click the Middle-Click on an link, it opens a freshly new tab instead of the link. I've tried changing things in the about:config but nothing helped. If anyone could please help me because its an habit. Btw i tested it in Chrome and in Chrome it works normally.

Asked by melvinski2110 53 minutes ago

signed in

If im signed into firefox on 1 computer, and reset my firefox password on a second computer am i automatically signed out of the 1 computer firefox account, or is there s… (read more)

If im signed into firefox on 1 computer, and reset my firefox password on a second computer am i automatically signed out of the 1 computer firefox account, or is there still a chance i can still have all my bookmarks!!!!

Asked by Faerie Caster 59 minutes ago

Flickering Ui`s on twitch\youtube

Hi there. When watching twitch or youtube on one screen everything is just fine. I do have 2 monitors, and sometimes i watch 2 twitch streamers at the same time. or one w… (read more)

Hi there. When watching twitch or youtube on one screen everything is just fine. I do have 2 monitors, and sometimes i watch 2 twitch streamers at the same time. or one with youtube and one with twitch. Everything have been working just fine, but for maybe 2 weeks ago, the UI or stuff around the video\stream im watching is flickering. This only happens when watching 2 videos at same time. It flickers on both. The video itself is just fine, but everything around is flickering, like chat on twitch, or the recommended videos on the rightside of youtube video window. Turning Safe mode on and it stops. uninstalling all addons, and the problem is still there. And still work fine in Safe mode. Havent done any changes anywhere with firefox, and only use 2 addons. And if im watching 2 videos and scrolls down and up on one of the screens, it flickers even more. Hardware Acc is off.

Asked by Fangorian 1 hour ago

Recovery key

I have a firefox recovery key that i made on my desktop computer which is now not accessible. So I turned on my laptop but i forgot my firefox password that i made on the… (read more)

I have a firefox recovery key that i made on my desktop computer which is now not accessible. So I turned on my laptop but i forgot my firefox password that i made on the desktop i however did have my recovery key that i created when i was signed into firefox on the desktop, so i clicked reset password it sent me a reset password link to my email but it did not ask me for the recovery key, when you create a recovery key does that key only work on the firefox your signed in on that computer only?

Like can my recovery key only work on one device signed into firefox and no other? no other computer will the recovery key work?

Asked by Faerie Caster 1 hour ago

Slov internet speed and websites does not open with Firefox on Windows 10.

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there. Internet is extremly s… (read more)

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there.

Internet is extremly slow,some sites will not open and i cant logg in to Facebook.

Under settings,i have tried different settings. Right now i have the standard setting. Under Help,i have tried to restore,diagnos and clean catch and restart,but it has not solved the issue.

What could be causing these issues? Do i have to do some special settings or do i have to add some Add-ons/Extensions in order to have Firefox work normal again?

Asked by sten_holgerssons 16 hours ago

Last reply by sten_holgerssons 2 hours ago

Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, , Blocked, 0, 392684, 0.0.0, , -Exploit Data- Affected Application: Mozilla Firefox (and add-ons) Protection Layer: Protection Against OS Security Bypass Protection Technique: Exploit ROP gadget attack blocked

Firefox updated yesterday to ver 90.0.1 (64-bit). Today when I open Firefox browser, Malwarebytes blocks an exploit with thiis message: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com… (read more)

Firefox updated yesterday to ver 90.0.1 (64-bit). Today when I open Firefox browser, Malwarebytes blocks an exploit with thiis message: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details- Protection Event Date: 7/21/21 Protection Event Time: 1:37 PM Log File: 577494dc-ea4a-11eb-a649-54bf641896a0.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.4.2.123 Components Version: 1.0.1358 Update Package Version: 1.0.43331 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 19043.1110) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Exploit Details- File: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Exploit: 1 Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, , Blocked, 0, 392684, 0.0.0, ,

-Exploit Data- Affected Application: Mozilla Firefox (and add-ons) Protection Layer: Protection Against OS Security Bypass Protection Technique: Exploit ROP gadget attack blocked File Name: URL:


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When I open in safe mode, no problem. I can not find the extension causing the problem

Asked by ItBme 2 days ago

Last reply by ItBme 2 hours ago

Firefox is constantly logging me out of my Google Accounts

I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, expecting it to work as good as Chrome - but sadly, Firefox is constantly logging me out of my Google Acounts from Gmail, Yout… (read more)

I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, expecting it to work as good as Chrome - but sadly, Firefox is constantly logging me out of my Google Acounts from Gmail, Youtube and so on(every 4-5 browser starts). I have already turned of the advanced protection for this sites, the general setting for advanced protection is set to "standard" and the history is set to remember. This is very annoying, please help me fix this issue :/

Asked by nolimitsmail1 2 hours ago

RecordSeek Secure return of Free use, Please.

Re-secure, RecordSeek, free use, it is much need in family records for sources and new data, found is sister-partner family records. And don't remove it again, please. Fa… (read more)

Re-secure, RecordSeek, free use, it is much need in family records for sources and new data, found is sister-partner family records. And don't remove it again, please. FamilySearch and ancestry.com https://familysearch.org/partneraccess

Asked by James E Ford 6 days ago

Last reply by James E Ford 3 hours ago

Firefox freezing with Yahoo News Articles

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to t… (read more)

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to the article, the video and the text of the article won't load. After a few minutes there is a message saying "This page is slowing down Firefox. To speed up your browser, stop this page". All of the Yahoo news articles work fine when I bring them up in Chrome. How can this be fixed??

Asked by mikeb2115 3 hours ago

Ctrl D not working to save all tabs suddenly

I am not sure what happened and what changed, but after many years, I suddenly now cannot use the Ctrl D key to save all opened tabs. What happened? I have checked some… (read more)

I am not sure what happened and what changed, but after many years, I suddenly now cannot use the Ctrl D key to save all opened tabs. What happened? I have checked some other online resources but nothing seems to work. Ideas? Help! Thanks!

Asked by jefftech 3 hours ago

logging in

As of today I am unable to login to the Vudu website. Tired deleting all the cookie and trackers and changed the Firefox privacy and security settings to standard. Still… (read more)

As of today I am unable to login to the Vudu website. Tired deleting all the cookie and trackers and changed the Firefox privacy and security settings to standard. Still Vudu doesn't recognize my password. Tried changing the password several times while on the phone with Vudu tech support. I can login if I use Edge or Chrome. What's the problem?

Asked by Sonyy89 4 hours ago

Full URL of old Google searches appearing as a suggestion in the address bar. How to hide or disable it?

Hi everyone. There's a behavior with the "search suggestions" feature in the address bar that works differently than I'd expect. I show a real example below: 1 - I did a… (read more)

Hi everyone.

There's a behavior with the "search suggestions" feature in the address bar that works differently than I'd expect. I show a real example below:

1 - I did a search with the phrase "mercado livre" using the address bar suggestions 2 - I visited the website www.mercadolivre.com.br 3 - I close the window and open I new one 3 - When I start typing the word "mer" with the intention of opening the site again, the address bar suggests as the first option the URL "https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=market +free". This is the URL of the search done in step 1. You can see thin in the image attached.

What I really hope is that in step 3, it lists the URL "www.mercadolivre.com.br" (my history), and below that, the other search suggestions. It doesn't make sense to me to list the full Google search url as a suggestion, as in step 3.

Is there any way to hide or disable this kind of suggestion? Note that I don't want to disable all suggestions from previously visited sites, just the old searches´ full URL types from step 3.

Thanks.

Asked by Francis 6 hours ago

printing issue

we are trying to print a form from a govt web-sight and it will not print correctly. missing information. From an older computer that has not been updated it works but fr… (read more)

we are trying to print a form from a govt web-sight and it will not print correctly. missing information. From an older computer that has not been updated it works but from new computer with updates it prints partial information. Can you help please

Asked by jalves2 1 day ago

Last reply by jalves2 7 hours ago

Want to change Providers

I am tired of Windows (10 ) and Google (Chrome controlling my devices. I installed a Windows "debloat" which seems to have removed all windows functions (like "clean up")… (read more)

I am tired of Windows (10 ) and Google (Chrome controlling my devices. I installed a Windows "debloat" which seems to have removed all windows functions (like "clean up"). What is the best route to go to get away from these big controlling apps? Opinions on Linux?

Asked by sasenach50 8 hours ago

Firefox forgot me

I started Firefox yesterday and saw a message about not having been on for some time - which rang alarm bells for a daily user! Having time today to investigate, it seems… (read more)

I started Firefox yesterday and saw a message about not having been on for some time - which rang alarm bells for a daily user! Having time today to investigate, it seems that it's lost 6 months of history and bookmark changes (I'm only offered January or today!) Is there a way of recovering all that history (very helpful) and this Tuesday's bookmark set? Thanks Stephen

Asked by 4amk4a 11 hours ago

Printing

The print functionality has changed a lot in the latest versions of Firefox and is causing me problems so I wonder if there are settings or add-ons which I've missed whic… (read more)

The print functionality has changed a lot in the latest versions of Firefox and is causing me problems so I wonder if there are settings or add-ons which I've missed which would help.

Specifically:

1) The preview is no longer full screen. This makes it difficult to adjust a view, of say a map, so that the area printed is precisely what is wanted. The full screen preview in older versions of Firefox made this very easy. Is there any way of getting a full screen print preview page?

2) Previously it was possible to set custom headers and footers on a printed page. This was ideal for labelling printouts is a descriptive way, so useful for future reference, and enabled the removal of unwanted information. In the present version of Firefox all I seem to be able to do is switch printing of default headers/footers on and off. Is there a way of customising headers and footers that I've missed?

Thanks

Asked by rjhobson1 12 hours ago

deletion of my firefox account with the username d2onovangregg@yahoo.com is needed as i no loger have access to it at all

good day Mozilla support how are you.s today i would like you.s to delet of my Firefox account with the username d2onovangregg@yahoo.com is needed as i no longer have acc… (read more)

good day Mozilla support how are you.s today i would like you.s to delet of my Firefox account with the username d2onovangregg@yahoo.com is needed as i no longer have access to it at all and cannot delete from my side as i have lost access to it your assistance and help with this would be greatly appreciated and accepted

Asked by donovangregg 13 hours ago