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I HAVE RE-INSTALLED FIREFOX. VERY OLD VERSION OF BOOKMARKS / PASSWORDS SAVED RESTORED

i hope to ask in the right way. i got a problem yesterday. Firefox stop working (when i try to go a webpage and/or open settings) nothing happened. i searched here and to… (read more)

i hope to ask in the right way. i got a problem yesterday. Firefox stop working (when i try to go a webpage and/or open settings) nothing happened. i searched here and to be quick it was problem with VCRUNTIME140_1.dll missing. unfortunately before understanding it was enough to copy the file in the directory of Mozilla i decided to uninstall and reinstall firefox and this come the surprise: i have created my profile like for other browsers so i was thinking once re-enter in my profile theme, settings, bookmarks and passwords were restored..... and actually they are but not the actual ones... some 6-months or 1 year ago version.... WHY???

i changed a lot in this period and this is not good for me. luckily i was able to import manually bookmarks as i have backup of all my hard drive did 2 days ago but passwords, themes, settings.... how it happens? it was my mistake in something? i thought sync was useful in this scenario....now i have fear that even if i fix everything next time i will have same problem..... SORRY FOR MY BAD ENGLISH. i hope it was clear what happened to me.

Asked by Khaled 6 minutes ago

Website is not loading properly in firefox?

Hi, everyone. As I am the firefox users from along time. But nowadays firfox is not opening any website properly. Like today I was checking psl matches schedule in my lap… (read more)

Hi, everyone. As I am the firefox users from along time. But nowadays firfox is not opening any website properly. Like today I was checking psl matches schedule in my laptop. So not a single website is properly opening so I could check the schedule of matches. Thats why not I am using mobile phone. Could anyone tell me that what could be this issue?

Asked by amnawajid5573 20 minutes ago

Attach files to an email

Whenever I´m going to attach a file to an email, Firefox always takes me to the desktop. Is there a way to make it look in the downloads folder?, which is my default to d… (read more)

Whenever I´m going to attach a file to an email, Firefox always takes me to the desktop. Is there a way to make it look in the downloads folder?, which is my default to download files. Thanks ...

Asked by josegime 16 hours ago

Last reply by josegime 2 hours ago

the 'submit' button in 'contact us' of 'donate' dont work

url: https://donate.mozilla.org/en-US/help/ 'Submit' button on this page is grey and dont seem to react when clicked. Wonder if this is a website issue or a local one. … (read more)

url: https://donate.mozilla.org/en-US/help/

'Submit' button on this page is grey and dont seem to react when clicked. Wonder if this is a website issue or a local one.

Asked by zoo_k 1 day ago

Last reply by zoo_k 4 hours ago

REPOST : Audio won't play at volume level when unpaused.

I will repost this every so often until I get SOMETHING to help with this,or I get banned from asking questions (If that's even possible). THIS IS GOING TO DRIVE ME INSAN… (read more)

I will repost this every so often until I get SOMETHING to help with this,or I get banned from asking questions (If that's even possible). THIS IS GOING TO DRIVE ME INSANE. I have to adjust my volume when unpausing something because it's too quiet, but then I have to adjust it AGAIN because after it unfades, it's too loud. I KNOW THIS IS PROBABLY A FEATURE, but I don't care. I only have this problem with Firefox, so if there's no solution I'll probably switch back to Google Chrome. I JUST WANT TO KNOW HOW TO DISABLE THIS, I DON'T KNOW HOW TO USE about:config, AND IT'S NOT IN SETTINGS.

Asked by Some Guy Named Phoenix 7 hours ago

Last reply by Some Guy Named Phoenix 5 hours ago

Screen goes black when playing some videos -

Screen goes black when some videos play - audio continues, but screen is black. I am sire this is a Firefox problem - I have successfully watched videos using BING brows… (read more)

Screen goes black when some videos play - audio continues, but screen is black. I am sire this is a Firefox problem - I have successfully watched videos using BING browser - same videos go black on Firefox. I have refreshed Firefox, cleared cache, restarted Firefox - cleaned cookies. Turned accelerator off then back on - because nothing changed. Does not do this with all videos, just some - some You Tube videos play, others do not. I have Windows 10 and McAfee Live Safe - all programs are current and up to dated.

Asked by edszeliga 8 hours ago

PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

I am unable to open my outlook mail - however I am able to open other websites - how do I fix this I was able to access my outlook email yesterday so this only happened i… (read more)

I am unable to open my outlook mail - however I am able to open other websites - how do I fix this

I was able to access my outlook email yesterday so this only happened in the last 24 hours

Any assistance will be greatly appreciated

Asked by awhitford 1 day ago

Last reply by awhitford 9 hours ago

Reinstalling Firefox

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return no… (read more)

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return nothing happens until I go down and select Bing instead of the google setting. Also in hotmail (I am on a desktop) if I go to reply, the original is now ether twice. This does not happen if I use Google browser. But I prefer Firefox as I have used it for years.

My concern is if I delete Firefox and reinstall it, I may lose some of the settings or bookmarks that I have set over the years.

Any suggestions? Please simple as i am old and not computer savvy.

Your help would be so appreciated. I am currently on Firefox 107.0 (64 bit)

Thanks, Anthony

Asked by avwood 1 week ago

Last reply by avwood 9 hours ago

Firefox on Windows 10 transferring %AppData%...Profiles folder to new laptop but Firefox says it can't find my profile and closes.

The solution of physically copying the Profiles folder seems to be officially endorsed by Mozilla but when I tried it, FF failed to start up displaying an error message t… (read more)

The solution of physically copying the Profiles folder seems to be officially endorsed by Mozilla but when I tried it, FF failed to start up displaying an error message that it could not find my profile and closing. I am trying to set up a new PC for my wife's exclusive use, so the Profiles folder in question was from a shared PC with both of us having our own user accounts. The new PC doesn't have multiple user accounts, so I wondered if this might be something to do with it?

I can provide copies of the two Profiles folders but the original is quite big!

Thanks in advance, Simon

Asked by simon151 2 days ago

Last reply by simon151 12 hours ago

Widevine plugin crashes. Netflix & others do not work

In up date Firefox Version 107.0.1 (64-bit Windows 10) Widevine plugin 4.10.2557.0 constantly crashes when I open Netlix page. Video does not play and I get Netlix error … (read more)

In up date Firefox Version 107.0.1 (64-bit Windows 10) Widevine plugin 4.10.2557.0 constantly crashes when I open Netlix page. Video does not play and I get Netlix error F7702-1003.

There was no problem in previous version, but after update, Firefox also updated the Widevine plugin and it crashes ever since.

Reinstalling did not help.

Asked by sqa 14 hours ago

Firefox Browser Opens and Immediately Closes

Recently, I've decided to install Firefox since another program I'd like to use is dependent on it. After the simple installation the browser opened, but I carelessly clo… (read more)

Recently, I've decided to install Firefox since another program I'd like to use is dependent on it. After the simple installation the browser opened, but I carelessly closed all the tabs and it suddenly crashed. Since then no matter how many times a restart my PC, reinstall the browser or delete files, it simply closes as soon as it opens. It seems to be indicative of a file preventing it from starting, or it's missing a file, but I thought I'd ask for assistance before giving up.

Asked by STG996 1 day ago

Last reply by STG996 18 hours ago

When opening a new tab sometimes I can't type in the URL

It happens often enough that it's annoying, but not too often. I'd say about 40% of the times I need to click the URL bar to type something or close the tab and open it a… (read more)

It happens often enough that it's annoying, but not too often. I'd say about 40% of the times I need to click the URL bar to type something or close the tab and open it again for it to "auto-click" the URL bar for me to being able to type.

Asked by redpandastreak 18 hours ago

Trading view chart will not open after Firefox update

My trading view chart will no longer open after the latest Firefox update. The trading view home page opens but the chart will not. I don't get any error, I just get the … (read more)

My trading view chart will no longer open after the latest Firefox update. The trading view home page opens but the chart will not. I don't get any error, I just get the waiting to load circle that never ends.

The chart will open in other browsers.

Asked by jc8952 1 day ago

Last reply by jc8952 19 hours ago

How to delete all container entries from Addon Multi Account Container ?

Hi, with a lot of effort I edited three times all my container entries at about:preferences#containers, but the changes were not overtaken correctly. Now I want to start… (read more)

Hi,

with a lot of effort I edited three times all my container entries at about:preferences#containers, but the changes were not overtaken correctly.

Now I want to start from the scratch without having to create a new Firefox profile. How can I delete the container entries permanently ? I already tried uninstalling and reinstalling the extension, but the entries were still there afterwards.

Thanks

Asked by ranala 3 days ago

Last reply by ranala 1 day ago

Firefox experiences prolonged freezing every time I open the browser for the first time.

Like the title states, every time I open Firefox the application freezes for about thirty seconds to a minute at a time. This is highly inconvenient and annoying. I've re… (read more)

Like the title states, every time I open Firefox the application freezes for about thirty seconds to a minute at a time. This is highly inconvenient and annoying. I've reset Firefox completely and the issue was not fixed, as well as doing a clean install. Because of how often and consistent the problem has been, I've had trouble finding out the source of this issue. This has been an issue for at minimum a month, most likely longer but my first mention of it to one of my friends was a month ago.

Asked by alyssaclairestrawn 1 day ago

Firefox browser

Firefox very slow, hangs or not responding on Windows 10 after last update late November 2022 to version ? 107.0.1. I am an end user, not versed in IT. I have used Firefo… (read more)

Firefox very slow, hangs or not responding on Windows 10 after last update late November 2022 to version ? 107.0.1. I am an end user, not versed in IT. I have used Firefox as a fast and safe browser for approximately 20 years and with Adblock Plus for over 10 years. Previously once I refreshed or reloaded Firefox it wiped out my navigation bar and bookmarks. Some friends have said that this is a tactic to encourage change to the for-profit paid version. Also when this happens I get a window for reporting the problem to Microsoft which hangs indefinitely and I have to close it. Again is this a tactic from Microsoft to get me to select Edge and Bing as my default browser and search engine? Or is this a problem with Norton360 software or their VPN? Or is this due to a failing hard drive (not SSD), registry errors or malaware? What's up and is there a simple fix?

Asked by Ali 1 day ago

Default text / graphic and programed text / graphic both being displayed on html objects

Numerous websites are displaying both default and programmed text / graphics on html objects. Using Firefox 107.0.1 (64-bit) on Win10. Prevents use of many web pages. Exa… (read more)

Numerous websites are displaying both default and programmed text / graphics on html objects. Using Firefox 107.0.1 (64-bit) on Win10. Prevents use of many web pages.

Examining pages with Firefox developer tool indicates some type of standards problem with the offending objects. Problem is wide spread with Firefox. Chrome and Edge display same pages ok.

Asked by bob.true 1 day ago

After a few minutes Firefox stops loading URLs (any URL, even already open ones)

Hi, I'm having this annoying problem for several weeks now. I guess since the last update. While browsing and searching online with google I normally open links in new t… (read more)

Hi, I'm having this annoying problem for several weeks now. I guess since the last update.

While browsing and searching online with google I normally open links in new tabs, and maintain many tabs open from session to session. After a few minutes FireFox stops loading the URL links. It opens a new tab but the page doesn't load. If I type a new address in the address bar of an existing page, the page blinks momentarily but it returns to the old page content. This happens with any link in the search page, or in any previously opened pages that I try to change to a different URL. The only way to fix it is closing and reopening FireFox. Then all the links and open tabs respond normally again, until it happens again. The time when the problem happens can be a couple of minutes or after hours.

Asked by galloa2000 1 day ago

Last reply by galloa2000 1 day ago