Missing ALL Firefox Data

I cannot seem to retrieve any of my Firefox data. My bookmarks, plugins, login and password data are just gone. Years of data are gone. There is no "old profile data" and… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I cannot seem to retrieve any of my Firefox data. My bookmarks, plugins, login and password data are just gone. Years of data are gone. There is no "old profile data" and oddly enough none of the profiles have anything in them anyways. I have tried everything suggested and NOTHING has worked. Most people have no clue about the files and folders and definitely shouldn't be moving stuff around as most of the threads have suggested. What is a key3 or 4 file? Why should I have to move it? Where does one move it to? None of the threads on this topic are helpful and there's no way to just ask a person who works here? Considering this seems to happen to a lot of people it should be made much easier to do. I can't even import my old logins from Safari. Is years of my data just gone? If Im signed into my Firefox account shouldn't it be there, or what is the point of having one? I need a very easy solution to this extremely frustrating issue.

Asked by AJ 5 மணி நேரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by brisu 1 மணி நேரம் முன்பு

Firefox 85.0.2 login and password issue

I currently have the updated Firefox. Up until yesterday. I have saved many logins and passwords. however yesterday all of my logins were erased from the browser. In the … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I currently have the updated Firefox. Up until yesterday. I have saved many logins and passwords. however yesterday all of my logins were erased from the browser. In the support page it says that as of Firefox 80 if you press the dots you can import from a file, but that is not an option on my Firefox. I have tried the support page but nothing seems to work to keep all my passwords. I redid al my login and passwords, and then they disappeared hours later again

Asked by cheezyelyah930 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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All my saved logins and passwords have disappeared - what is going on?

The title says it all. I sat down this morning with planned work to do on my computer and when I tried to log into a site found there was no automatic completion of usern… (மேலும் படிக்க)

The title says it all.

I sat down this morning with planned work to do on my computer and when I tried to log into a site found there was no automatic completion of username and password.

Checking my saved logins and passwords, I found there were no saved logins and passwords!

Apparently, this is an improvement to Firefox called Lockwise!

So, where do I find my saved logins and passwords, please?

And how do I get back to a version of Firefox which doesn't use Lockwise?

Asked by fedup101 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by fedup101 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Old history

Hi, This evening I rebooted my laptop and when I came to use Firefox again it decided to install the new version, wiping all my data in the process. Luckily, I had backed… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi,

This evening I rebooted my laptop and when I came to use Firefox again it decided to install the new version, wiping all my data in the process.

Luckily, I had backed up my bookmarks earlier in the day but unfortunately not my history.

Is there any way to get it back?

Asked by BP1992 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by BP1992 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Prevent Updating Again And Again And Again......

Hi I know I have asked this before, but it is still something I want to do. I want to prevent Firefox from automatically updating itself. I know there is a box for this i… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi I know I have asked this before, but it is still something I want to do. I want to prevent Firefox from automatically updating itself. I know there is a box for this in options but this doesn't prevent automatic updates: a known issue. I have tried all manner of about: config settings registry edits etc. but I still cannot prevent Firefox from updating. As Firefox apparently cannot update without removing all my settings addins etc. it becomes more and more like I am having to hold its hand each and every time. Gone are the days when software worked for you, now you have to sist back and continually waste time restoring settings and addins: but only if Firefox decides they remain of use, whether I want them or not. I then have to either start from scratch by manually reinstalling them, or find another as Firefox no longer lists them. I find this "we know better than you " attitude is unnacceptable. Does anyone else share my thoughts that software should do what the end user wants it to and not what the provider wants?

Asked by Les 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by Les 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

How do I make settings permanent?

I close Firefox when I am not using the internet. I want to be able to set my privacy settings, specifically the "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites" option, o… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I close Firefox when I am not using the internet. I want to be able to set my privacy settings, specifically the "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites" option, once and have that setting SAVED forever. I am tired of having to go through the process of clicking through and having to select that option EACH AND EVERY TIME I OPEN FIREFOX. I want to select that option and have it remain selected PERMANENTLY. How do I make that happen??

Asked by brooks1986 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Firefox freezing on start-up?

I'm on a Mac, running the latest version of Firefox. Recently I've had some work to do that meant I wanted to keep multiple tabs open, so I changed my settings to 'restor… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I'm on a Mac, running the latest version of Firefox. Recently I've had some work to do that meant I wanted to keep multiple tabs open, so I changed my settings to 'restore previous session' so I'd get my tabs back when I turned my computer off/on.

For a few days all was going well, then Firefox crashed. I managed to get it back up again and change the setting so it wasn't trying to restore multiple tabs. But since then no luck, Firefox opens but I get the spinning wheel curser and Firefox shows as non-responsive, I have to force quit the app.

I've tried uninstalling it, still no luck. I'm writing this from Google Chrome.

Can anyone help? I much prefer Firefox, but it's currently unusable for me, and as the browser freezers I can't get into any of the settings etc.

Asked by JasmineM 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 3 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Retrieving Bookmarks from Profile for new computer

This is super annoying. Apologies in advance. Brand New computer. Do not have access to old desktop presently. Did not export. Not an ideal situation. Downloaded & si… (மேலும் படிக்க)

This is super annoying. Apologies in advance. Brand New computer. Do not have access to old desktop presently. Did not export. Not an ideal situation. Downloaded & signed into my FireFox account & can not find my former computers' Bookmarks. Anywhere. Everything else (add-ons) loaded fine & am able to continue but for some reason FF erased everything. I've spent 4 hours reading through countless suggestions to no avail. Why a major company like this doesn't have 24 hour support is beyond me. Ha.

If anyone can help me locate yesterdays (literally) Bookmarks & everything else I'm missing from my FF profile, I would be grateful. Sounds like this is an ongoing issue. Been running FF since 2016. They have to exist somewhere.

Asked by bowmanitis 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

I lost the old login password Credentials which I stored in Mozilla

My hp note book agot a reset recently with the windows 10 and I lost the previous mozilla with all credentials login id and password which I stored in mozilla browser and… (மேலும் படிக்க)

My hp note book agot a reset recently with the windows 10 and I lost the previous mozilla with all credentials login id and password which I stored in mozilla browser and same are replaced by Chrome Saved Credentials now what I do to retrieve my old credentials which I saved on Mozilla as I have seen many old answers from you I didn't found any folder with old data of Mozilla Please help me

Asked by MUBASHIR HAMEED KHAN 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by MUBASHIR HAMEED KHAN 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Logins and Passwords

My logins and passwords keep getting removed. I have to go and place a copy of the key4, logins, and logins.json back into the folder. Every few days the logins and passw… (மேலும் படிக்க)

My logins and passwords keep getting removed. I have to go and place a copy of the key4, logins, and logins.json back into the folder. Every few days the logins and passwords shows no synced logins found.

Asked by jimmabry 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Firefox keeps 'forgetting' login details for the websites I frequently visit. I also have difficulties with help articles tha bear no resmblance to the details i find on my browser

I find that my current version of Firefox browser (84.0.2 (64 bit)) seldom saves login details for websites that I regularly visit, despite my clicking the 'save' or ' u… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I find that my current version of Firefox browser (84.0.2 (64 bit)) seldom saves login details for websites that I regularly visit, despite my clicking the 'save' or ' update' buttons on the dialog box that appears when I log in manually. For example, I must have entered half a dozen or more details manually in the last and clicked the 'save' button on the dialog box tha appears but the 'login and password' menu item only shows two that have been saved that day.

I can find nothing that has had any effect in the present help topics.

Another annoying aspect is that help topics appear to prescribe 'fixes' that have no parallel in the details that appear on the actual browser menu items.

I apologise in advance to the relevant developers, but I am now questioning why I should persevere with such a 'buggy' app that used to perform beautifully in the past.

Asked by jackgeorge15 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by FredMcD 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Firefox update deleted profile

I sometimes receive notification that Fx can't update automatically and I need to download the update. Twice now, the update has deleted my profile on drive D, and replac… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I sometimes receive notification that Fx can't update automatically and I need to download the update. Twice now, the update has deleted my profile on drive D, and replacing it with a new one on the default C: drive. Settings, options, addons all GONE! I finally had to restore my entire system from a backup. What's going on and how can I prevent it happening again?

Asked by PD-Firefox 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

0Kb logins.json file

Hi, I recently updated, only to find out that all my passwords had disappeared :(. I checked my profile and there were three 0Kb files: logins.json, logins.json.corrupt a… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi,

I recently updated, only to find out that all my passwords had disappeared :(. I checked my profile and there were three 0Kb files: logins.json, logins.json.corrupt and logins-backup.json. cert9.db and key4.db are still there and aren't empty. I'm on Arch Linux, so no previous version as well. Is there anything I can do to restore my passwords?

Asked by ingvar6 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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Profile Missing, nothing works!

I'm getting Profile Missing: Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible. I don't have a caches folder I can remove the contents of the appli… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I'm getting Profile Missing: Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible.

I don't have a caches folder I can remove the contents of the application support folder and nothing changes.

When I go to open the profile manager I get:

MyName$ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -P Error: Access was denied while trying to open files in your profile directory.

      1. !!! [Parent][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

I tried running Disk Utility but it froze the machine as it's a time machine disk and that slows it down immeasurably.

What's my next option?

Asked by matthewaudio 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Answered by matthewaudio 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Clearing cache also clears all logins!

Hi All, Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Ca… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi All,

Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Cached Web Content" checked and it still deletes all info. Also whenever I go back in that page, both are (again) checked.

What am I doing wrong?

Is there a way in "about:config" to default this area to "Cached Web Content" only?

Russ

Asked by RASelkirk 4 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by RASelkirk 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Lost my all firefox data

I had to format ( factory reset) my laptop. After installing mozilla, and sync my account is like new. All previous data i.e. Login, password, bookmarks, etc all are mis… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I had to format ( factory reset) my laptop. After installing mozilla, and sync my account is like new. All previous data i.e. Login, password, bookmarks, etc all are missing and i tried about:profiles method which is also not working. What should i do to recover my old data?

Asked by migujrati000 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by cor-el 2 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

speeding up Firefox

I clicked on a popup link from Firefox to speed up my browser. Came back to my computer and everything's gone, all my fast links that I had at the top of my screen, like … (மேலும் படிக்க)

I clicked on a popup link from Firefox to speed up my browser. Came back to my computer and everything's gone, all my fast links that I had at the top of my screen, like Facebook, Gmail, everything I've saved for quick links over the past 2 years. I want my computer back, just the way I had it. This is a nightmare. I'd much rather my browser run slow (it really wasn't running slow). I tried a system restore, but it didn't restore things the way I had them. Please, what do I do to reverse this nightmare, and please don't ever offer to speed up my browser again.

Asked by ginchinchili 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by ginchinchili 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Lost all my Data in Sync

Hi all

I sync before I do format for my device after format I can't find my data it's look like new user how can i get my lost data

Asked by bk-ru187 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by Seburo 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

History deleted by Bitdefender, I have it on my phone, how to put it back

Hello, Bitdefender deleted my history (not telling me that it was my history he was going to delete), but everything is still on my Android phone. I removed the sync for … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello, Bitdefender deleted my history (not telling me that it was my history he was going to delete), but everything is still on my Android phone. I removed the sync for now, because I fear it would delete it on my phone too. How to put back the history on my computer? Thanks!

Asked by internet14 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Last reply by internet14 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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lost bookmarks etc after updating firefox

i have lost everything and struggling to get all my bookmarks back after a update from firefox- HELP! Is there a number where someone can talk me through this as I cant s… (மேலும் படிக்க)

i have lost everything and struggling to get all my bookmarks back after a update from firefox- HELP! Is there a number where someone can talk me through this as I cant seem to sort it from the support pages

Asked by pantelisgeorgiou 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Answered by FredMcD 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு