Firefox does not update a site's Favicon in history or bookmarks after the site has changed its icon

This is a bug report, not a question. When I access a web site for the first time, Firefox (version 84.0.2 [64-bit] under Windows 10) displays that site's Favicon in Fire… (閱讀更多)

This is a bug report, not a question. When I access a web site for the first time, Firefox (version 84.0.2 [64-bit] under Windows 10) displays that site's Favicon in Firefox's search history. If the site then changes its Favicon, Firefox does not update its own copy of the site's Favicon and continues displaying the old one. I had a site like this in my search history but I had not bookmarked it. The site changed its Favicon but the icon displayed in Firefox's search history remained unchanged. I later bookmarked the site, thinking that this might inspire Firefox to update the Favicon but it did not; Firefox displays the old Favicon in its bookmarks as well.

daveziffer 於 11 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 1 小時前

How do I recover passwords deleted in last Firefox update?

Greetings All, as a consequence of the last update of Firefox (16/1/21) I have lost all my passwords and bookmarks! I have deleted and reinstalled the program and was abl… (閱讀更多)

Greetings All, as a consequence of the last update of Firefox (16/1/21) I have lost all my passwords and bookmarks! I have deleted and reinstalled the program and was able to retrieve 6 passwords (that are more than 8 months old) the rest are missing. I have read and attempted to follow the instructions about the logins.json code without any luck. My system won't allow me to rename the file, there are as far as I can see no other corrupt versions of such a file. I have already spent fruitless hours on this. I have lost all my social media access as a consequence, lost my access to on-line learning and numerous other important access points. Can anyone help? Please! Yes, I am running AVG and something similar happened last year but on that occasion a fix from AVG solved the problem quickly. What can I do?

catmcdonald 於 5 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 2 小時前

Videos are all played with sound at once...

I have a website I built with ruby on rails with a bunch of posts where people can post images and videos. The videos are coded with :controls => true, :loop => tru… (閱讀更多)

I have a website I built with ruby on rails with a bunch of posts where people can post images and videos. The videos are coded with :controls => true, :loop => true, :autoplay => true, muted: true, so they are playing as soon as the website is loaded on mute. The problem I have now is that when using firefox, ALL of the videos get played WITHOUT MUTE TOGETHER when the user goes to any other page. So whenever the user for example goes to the "about" page, the videos of the homepage are still playing on a loop with 100% volume and there is no way to stop it except for closing the website. This isnt really supporting for my user experience if you know what I mean.

What may also be worth mentioning is that I have a script which makes videos only play when on the user actually scrolled to their position.^

If you are interested in tinitus, you can try it out and listen to a concert of earrape videos (im not responsible for any braindamage). https://www.darkerr.co/posts This issue is not happening for Chrome, Safari or Edge. It must be something exclusively for firefox. Does anybody know how to fox this problem? Thank you so much!

wittek.vincent 於 6 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 3 小時前

both lastpass and onetab icons disappeared from firefox

Sometime in the last week or so, the lastpass and onetab icons that normally reside just to the right of the URL display and to the left of the download icon and the hist… (閱讀更多)

Sometime in the last week or so, the lastpass and onetab icons that normally reside just to the right of the URL display and to the left of the download icon and the history icon in the upper right of my FF browser disappeared. I think maybe it was the result of an update, but I wasn't paying close attention, then when I did notice it, couldn't find anything on the interweb about it.

They are both still installed since if I go to the onetab on the playstore it only shows uninstall and if I restart the computer, one of my open browser windows will restart with the onetab open as a new tab. If I close the tab, there is then no evidence apparent that it is still there. I have hovered my mouse over that area but nothing shows to be there.

Any ideas? BTW, if not apparent from the above, I am not very technical. Thanks

Win 10 Home, FF browser

ff44 於 9 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 4 小時前

Mozilla Passport

Hello guys, I was wandering if it would be a good idea for the Mozilla Foundation to create a new service: The Mozilla Passport Service, where it would store users legal … (閱讀更多)

Hello guys,

I was wandering if it would be a good idea for the Mozilla Foundation to create a new service: The Mozilla Passport Service, where it would store users legal information (in blockchain) and act as an intermediate with other services on the internet without exposing our information to those services. There have been many companies that are trying to achieve that but they lack something that the Mozilla Foundation has (to some point) and that's Trust from their customers. Also i don't see how Mozilla will survive in the future without providing future-proof services. Another thing is that in 2021 i really find it weird that there's not an easy way (off the social network) to contact Mozilla if someone has a new idea about their services (even if its stupid).

Anyways thanks for your time

superjohnv 於 8 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 4 小時前

Firefox does not start automatically when I restart Windows

Hi everyone, I have the opposite problem to "Firefox starts automatically when I restart Windows" (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-starts-automatically-when-… (閱讀更多)

Hi everyone, I have the opposite problem to "Firefox starts automatically when I restart Windows" (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-starts-automatically-when-i-restart-window)

toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart is on "true"

It was working well before I had an update on Windows that crushed my connection to my printer. So I reinstalled W10. I now have version 10.0.19042, n°19042 (according to system information) and I have the last version according to windows update.

Thanks for helping me restoring firefoxe automatical update!

belmondo1 於 6 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 4 小時前

How Do I Add Norton Safe as Search Engine Option?

Norton Safe is not an option in the drop down list of possible search engines. When my husband installed Firefox, Norton asked whether to make it the default search engin… (閱讀更多)

Norton Safe is not an option in the drop down list of possible search engines. When my husband installed Firefox, Norton asked whether to make it the default search engine, and he did. I was not given that option, and I find no way to add Norton as an option.

Andria 於 6 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 4 小時前

My location

My location is Rockford, Ill. Until a few days ago, I had no problem with websites accessing my correct location. Now, I have some sites that show my location as Sacramen… (閱讀更多)

My location is Rockford, Ill. Until a few days ago, I had no problem with websites accessing my correct location. Now, I have some sites that show my location as Sacramento, Ca. !!! I'm planning some travel this summer(hopefully), so this can be a problem. I have tried clearing the cache and a few other suggestions, to no avail. Anyone have an idea what to do about this? Thanks, Mike P.

Grunt 於 7 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 5 小時前

My only search engine in firefox is google but automaticaaly switches over to BING

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I… (閱讀更多)

I have been using Firefox for many years now and it uses Google, but for the past week or so when I have typed in my search it automatically switches it to BING search. I have checked all my settings and programs but BING is not listed, so why the automatic change over, and how can I fix the problem?

Robin S 於 14 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 6 小時前

vams.cdc.gov covid vaccine portal showing blank page

Hi, The vams.cdc.gov portal is just showing a blank page, the cdc site says that firefox is a browser to use and also says chrome,safari etc. I need to get on the site be… (閱讀更多)

Hi, The vams.cdc.gov portal is just showing a blank page, the cdc site says that firefox is a browser to use and also says chrome,safari etc. I need to get on the site because I have to register my mother for over 75 to get the vaccine. I have a phone modem and windows 7. Trying to download either of the other browsers is a long long long download. Anybody know the fix to getting this portal working. I noticed that it uses the Aura framework ie window.Aura By the way the page source is there, and the title bar does show VAMS Portal, just the blank page though. Thanks for helping if you can. Steve

bsteveebee 於 12 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 6 小時前

Asking saved passwords on Mac

Hi there, I use Firefox both on my Windows PC and Mac. On Windows, when I want to show a saved password, Firefox asks Firefox password first before showing the saved pass… (閱讀更多)

Hi there,

I use Firefox both on my Windows PC and Mac. On Windows, when I want to show a saved password, Firefox asks Firefox password first before showing the saved password but on Mac Firefox does not ask Firefox password, so the password is shown immediately after I click the Eye icon.

In my opinion it's quite dangerous because if I forget to lock my Macbook, someone can easily see all my saved password on Firefox.

I hope Firefox can fix this.

Best Regard

Firefoxindo 於 9 小時前 詢問

FredMcD 最近回覆 於 6 小時前

Firefox does not like yahoo mail

Firefox will take me to yahoo and I can preview my email but cannot open my yahoo mail. I uninstalled firefox and reinstalled and it fixed it Now a week later it is doi… (閱讀更多)

Firefox will take me to yahoo and I can preview my email but cannot open my yahoo mail. I uninstalled firefox and reinstalled and it fixed it Now a week later it is doing it again. I can get to my mail from edge no problem. I decided to try firefox again to get into my yahoo mail and it worked all day yesterday and now it stopped again. Can't figure out what gives

viejamom 於 7 小時前 詢問

FredMcD 最近回覆 於 6 小時前

How do I undo the changes to my computer from using "refresh Firefox?"

By using refresh Firefox to "fix" problems with slowness, I have lost all of my bookmarks and God knows what else. And I can't access the files that were created, all I g… (閱讀更多)

By using refresh Firefox to "fix" problems with slowness, I have lost all of my bookmarks and God knows what else. And I can't access the files that were created, all I get is gibberish. Why didn't Firefox inform me that using refresh would fubar ("fouled" up beyond all recognition) my computer? I desperately need to undo the damage caused by using this (dis)service. And how do I contact Firefox to tell them how badly they have screwed me over?

MozSupIsCrap 於 10 小時前 詢問

jscher2000 最近回覆 於 7 小時前

Bookmarks are missing after sync but can be found when using bookmark search

Hi, I'm having an issue where I can't see all of my bookmarks or folders after syncing. I am missing a folder that held a lot of bookmarks. When I go to search for specif… (閱讀更多)

Hi,

I'm having an issue where I can't see all of my bookmarks or folders after syncing. I am missing a folder that held a lot of bookmarks. When I go to search for specific bookmarks I can find them but I can't see the folder that contains them. It appears as if the folder or folders themselves have been hidden somehow. I only noticied this after signing in to my mozilla account and syncing my bookmarks. It seems there are issues syncing desktop to mobile and mobile back to desktop.

Please help me find my missing bookmarks. Thank you :)

whatthefoxsaytoday 於 8 小時前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 7 小時前

What are the security risks of lauching -no-deelevate option as suggested in this Article (link)

About this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/windows-administrator-launcher-process-error-fix#w_how-to-verify-the-problem In order to solve the drag and drop… (閱讀更多)

About this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/windows-administrator-launcher-process-error-fix#w_how-to-verify-the-problem

In order to solve the drag and drop issue under win7, article above suggests "Start Firefox Using the -no-deelevate command" but doesn't clarify what would be the risks on doing it.

I mean, the security risk is only mentioned in the next suggestion "partial workaround", saying it would be rather than lower security by using -no-deelevate instead, but also gives no information about what risks would be.

So I would like to know:

1) If I decide to use -no-deelevate option, what sort of risks I'm taking?

2) To a no fool internet user, is it worthy to take?

This is relevant for me cuz re-enable UAC makes user have to confirm dialog box to everything at all in Windows despite logged as full right administrator.

Nor less annoying are the other option "copy and paste" "save as", putting me under ridiculous situation of needy to use Opera browser only to be able of drag IMDB links and images into a folder, then backing to Firefox for everything else.

You can drag an image even to a folder in an USB external drive (OMG-WTF)

Thanks you all.

ccrc28 於 1 天前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 7 小時前

Disable picture in picture completely

On multiple websites I visit, picture in picture happens automatically when I scroll past a video or click another section of a page. I find it highly annoying and distr… (閱讀更多)

On multiple websites I visit, picture in picture happens automatically when I scroll past a video or click another section of a page. I find it highly annoying and distracting. I would like to disable it completely. How do I do this? I'd appreciate an answer that isn't too technical. Thanks.

lorifarley93 於 5 個月前 詢問

cor-el 最近回覆 於 9 小時前

Firefox blank Icon in Windows 7

Hi, I dealt with this problem several time and I decided to write down my solution to save of others time. In case you install firefox on Windows 7 and your htm, html fil… (閱讀更多)

Hi, I dealt with this problem several time and I decided to write down my solution to save of others time. In case you install firefox on Windows 7 and your htm, html files are showing blank white icon instead of little foxxy one, all you need to do to go for registry as below: - I am using Firefox v.84, ues problem is there since firefox v.2 - - Type regedit and go for "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML-308046B0AF4A39CB\DefaultIcon", perhabs you see a differentt number beside FirefoxHTML or even no number - - Double click on Default key and change the value to "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe,1", not to mention without "" - Don't forget to backup whole your registry before editing it - Restart and you will probably see the Firefox icon on your saved html files

Good luck

Kaveh Izadi 於 11 小時前 詢問

jonzn4SUSE 最近回覆 於 9 小時前

‘mail to’ links & PDF files

A couple of annoying things have happened since I switched to Firefox as my main browser: • clicking on ‘mail to’ links no longer takes me to outlook, which is my main em… (閱讀更多)

A couple of annoying things have happened since I switched to Firefox as my main browser: • clicking on ‘mail to’ links no longer takes me to outlook, which is my main email provider • all of my PDF files stored in ‘my documents’ have been converted into Firefox web files I’d like these restored to my previous settings but can’t see how to do this!

Annegoodwin 於 15 小時前 詢問

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