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Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox to speed up desktop

Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox to speed up desktop Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox – email links open in new window instead of tab. Ne… (funda kabanzi)

Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox to speed up desktop

Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox – email links open in new window instead of tab. New window does not have my bookmarks. New window will not move to another open window. Firefox Options does not control my Firefox.

When I open Firefox Options the top line reads “Your browser is being managed by your organization.” That link opens Enterprise Policies DNSOverHTTPS Enabled false Locked true

I still have the “Old Firefox Data” folder on my desktop from the refresh. I question if it would resolve the issues. If I delete Firefox and then re-install it, will I be able to find my many years, long list of bookmarks?

My system shows 78.0.2 (32-bit) Firefox on Windows 10, version 2004 – both latest updates

Asked by Bill 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox crash/froze whenever uploading items

Every time when I upload a file to a website, as soon as i click Browse to find the file, Firefox crashes/froze on OS X. When I use Chrome to do the same thing works fine… (funda kabanzi)

Every time when I upload a file to a website, as soon as i click Browse to find the file, Firefox crashes/froze on OS X. When I use Chrome to do the same thing works fine. Have entered "about:crashes" on Firefox address bar, have several unreported IDs. Unable to submit the IDs, shown failed when clicked.

Asked by xveipheng 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Single URL sites are redirecting to Google Search

I use Firefox for my office, and there are several URLs internal to my company that work with a single word. For example: "xyz/12345" is the same as "http://xyz.company.c… (funda kabanzi)

I use Firefox for my office, and there are several URLs internal to my company that work with a single word.

For example: "xyz/12345" is the same as "http://xyz.company.com/12345" which opens the resource 12345.

This used to work absolutely fine until the latest update.

Current: 78.0.1 (64-bit) on MAC OS 10.15.5

Now, xyz/12345 searches google instead of navigating to the website. I do still need google search on the browser bar, as I use it frequently as well.

Having to type out http://xyz/12345 is an overhead that I would like to avoid.

Please suggest if there are any workarounds that could be used to get this working again.

Asked by DetectiveShrek 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by DetectiveShrek 1 unyaka odlule

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Freezes when uploading photos

At first, it was only occasionally. Now Firefox freezes every time I try to upload a photo, and it is a big problem for me! It does it in Facebook, Messenger and even Kij… (funda kabanzi)

At first, it was only occasionally. Now Firefox freezes every time I try to upload a photo, and it is a big problem for me! It does it in Facebook, Messenger and even Kijiji. I need to fix this!

Can anyone help? I've reported this to Mozilla more times than I can count.

I have an iMac running El Capitan.

Asked by tmcnamee 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox local update server

Hello, I have a Firefox update server in local lan servicing updates through .MAR files. Internet disconnected machines are upgrading Firefox using the internal update se… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I have a Firefox update server in local lan servicing updates through .MAR files. Internet disconnected machines are upgrading Firefox using the internal update server while internet connected machines are upgrading directly from Mozilla (aus5). The GPO to set the UpdateUrl is the same and the local server is the same so I guess there is something else to check or configure but I can't find any solution.

Off-line machine: 60.6.3--> BuildID:20190507003026 60.9.0--> BuildID:20190901094603-->from internal webserver 68.2.0--> BuildID:20191016163237-->from internal webserver 68.5.0--> BuildID:20200206211857-->from internal webserver 68.9.0--> BuildID:20200527211442-->from internal webserver 78.1.0--> BuildID:20200722151235-->from internal webserver

On-line machine: 60.6.3--> BuildID:20190507003026 60.9.0--> BuildID:20190901094603-->from Mozilla 68.11.0-->BuildID:20200720181548-->from Mozilla


Thank you in advance.

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Asked by Red 1 unyaka odlule

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Checkbox not selected

Hello, Since the last update, I noticed that the check-boxes were not checked after clicking. Test on firefox https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/… (funda kabanzi)

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How to disable camera and microphone access in Firefox for Android like Firefox Focus?

I have been fiddling with Firefox focus and I have to say, the security features are golden (: The access to camera and microphone are blocked by default. I was wondering… (funda kabanzi)

I have been fiddling with Firefox focus and I have to say, the security features are golden (: The access to camera and microphone are blocked by default. I was wondering if there were any ways to do that with the Firefox general version for Android?

Asked by Samiul Joy 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Paul 2 iminyaka edlule

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alert for email & password breach - help

I received a data breach alert from Firefox saying my email address & password had exposed on a particular site, and to change my password for that site. But I do not… (funda kabanzi)

I received a data breach alert from Firefox saying my email address & password had exposed on a particular site, and to change my password for that site. But I do not have an account with the stated site. I have visited it but never opened an account or logged in to it. What action do I now take or should I just ignore this alert and mark it as "resolved" ?

Asked by jansplace 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Cannot log in to online banking sites

Hi When I try to log in to online banking, I usually have to enter an ID, password, then some memorable information. Since some point in the last 3 weeks, Firefox won't… (funda kabanzi)

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When I try to log in to online banking, I usually have to enter an ID, password, then some memorable information. Since some point in the last 3 weeks, Firefox won't proceed past the page with memorable information. It takes me back to the first page where ID is entered, as I've been automatically redirected there. So, logging in is not possible. Initially I thought that this was a Mac issue and not a Firefox issue, because it was actually affecting both my browsers, Firefox and Safari. However, after rebooting my wireless connection, the issue seems to be resolved on Safari (although that program is an old version). I tried clearing the cookies and the cache, then reopening Firefox afresh. The problem persisted.

Version of Firefox is 78.1.0esr (64-bit). Have already tried updating to the latest version.

Regards Matt

Asked by mc.worsdale 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Transfer Firefox profile from old Windows 7 PC to new Windows 10 PC

I want to transfer the profile from an old PC running Windows 7 to a new PC running Windows 10. I've copied the old profile to a USB stick. After much searching I've foun… (funda kabanzi)

I want to transfer the profile from an old PC running Windows 7 to a new PC running Windows 10. I've copied the old profile to a USB stick. After much searching I've found the profile created by the new installation, but it seems to appear in two folders: AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles, and AppData/Local/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles. Should I simply substitute the old profile for both instances of the new profile? NB This message is posted from a different platform (Mac) Thanks

Asked by DavidMW 1 unyaka odlule

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Flash

In what version of Firefox does Mozilla plan to not allow Flash at all, even with the clicking to allow as it is now?

Asked by ChrisG 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by James 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox don't ask microphone and camera permission when in iFrame

Hello, When a page inside <iframe> request permission of using microphone or camera, the firefox don't ask permission (the asking permission panel don't show up!),… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

When a page inside <iframe> request permission of using microphone or camera, the firefox don't ask permission (the asking permission panel don't show up!), below is an example:

if you directly open https://meet.jit.si/test123 in firefox, the Firefox will ask microphone and camera permission from the user but if you open https://test.spacex.ml/ which put https://meet.jit.si/test123 in an iframe then FIrefox don't ask any permission and refuse user to use microphone and camera!

Please help, thanks!

Asked by gamingtips 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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Fonts bizarrely resetted to default and my preferred ones no longer loading / showing up in Firefox's settings

Strange thing happend today. I opened firefox and found myself with my preset fonts resetted. Never ever have I encountered this in around 20 years of using the browser. … (funda kabanzi)

Strange thing happend today. I opened firefox and found myself with my preset fonts resetted. Never ever have I encountered this in around 20 years of using the browser.

Even worse than the unsollicited reset, I went to Settings > Fonts and Colors to get the fonts back to my preference and I was confronted with my fonts no longer showing up in the list. Yet they are there in my Windows 10 list.. as well as all other browsers I tried to find out what on earth has happened.

I vaguely remember that one or two days ago firefox had updated. Not sure what was updated or whether it doesn't even have to anything to do with that but some obscure settings I accidentally turned on or of I have no idea. I cant find similar problem posted by someoen online either.

Asked by jerriy 1 unyaka odlule

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Yahoo Mail login fails

For about a month I'm unable to log into my Yahoo Mail account from Firefox on my Mac. All the proper screens appear and I fill them in, but when I hit "login" Firefox ha… (funda kabanzi)

For about a month I'm unable to log into my Yahoo Mail account from Firefox on my Mac. All the proper screens appear and I fill them in, but when I hit "login" Firefox hangs. I see the circle thingy rotating indefinitely.

I know this is a Firefox issue because I can access my mail from another browser (e.g. Safari). I think it also relates specifically to Macs because I've never had this issue on my PC.

Firefox is the latest version (78.2.0esr (64-bit)). The Mac is a Mac Pro Mid-2012 running Yosemite 10.10.5.

Thank you!

Asked by foxwhowood 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Notifications Not Working

Hello. I'm using a brand-new installation of Firefox 78.0.1 on a freshly installed copy of Windows 10 Pro. The only way I can get Firefox to display any notifications i… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I'm using a brand-new installation of Firefox 78.0.1 on a freshly installed copy of Windows 10 Pro. The only way I can get Firefox to display any notifications is by having alerts.useSystemBackend set to true. While this is set to false, notifications will not work. If I use this site to test them, it just says, 'queued for display', followed immediately by 'closed'. I've also tried creating a new profile and testing it again with no success. All sites were granted notification permissions in each case.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by dojima 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by dojima 1 unyaka odlule

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Hard to hit the "right spot" on the X icon when closing a tab - only a very small area gets a response

When I try to close a tab, if I place my cursor over the X icon and click, nothing happens. If I carefully hover the tip of my cursor over the very bottom of the (invisib… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to close a tab, if I place my cursor over the X icon and click, nothing happens. If I carefully hover the tip of my cursor over the very bottom of the (invisible) box around the X, the box will turn darker grey and I can finally click and close the tab. I'd estimate the grey box around the X is 1cmx1cm, but only the bottom 1-2mm elicit a response.

I have restarted Firefox and my computer. My browser version is up to date. I am not using any extensions. I am on a 2009 Mac running Yosemite.

Asked by courtneykean 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Backup Bookmarks

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possib… (funda kabanzi)

I delete the path \AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ but I recovered and now when I try to get my bookmarks it gives this error. It means something like "it was not possible to process the backup.

Asked by lapy14 2 iminyaka edlule

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Logins and passwords all missing.

I am in Windows 7, 64-bit. All of a sudden all of my Firefox logins and passwords are missing. I read several threads about this, which told me to check the "Old Fire… (funda kabanzi)

I am in Windows 7, 64-bit. All of a sudden all of my Firefox logins and passwords are missing. I read several threads about this, which told me to check the "Old Firefox Data" folder on my desktop for the logins.json file. However, the only information in that folder is from 2018, two full years ago. Where did my logins and passwords from yesterday go?

Also, I just updated to version 80.0.1, hoping to get my passwords and logins back, but they are sill missing. The problem just occurred today, before I updated from version 79-something.

Thank you for any help you can give. This is extremely upsetting.

Asked by Virginian11 1 unyaka odlule

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