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  • Kusonjululiwe

Can't seem to recover my session

Hi, I always have dozens of tabs opened, if not hundreds. They have vanished. I’ve been trying to follow the topics on the matter, such as the one named ‘Session won't lo… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I always have dozens of tabs opened, if not hundreds. They have vanished. I’ve been trying to follow the topics on the matter, such as the one named ‘Session won't load’ (questions/1254740), to no avail.

Finally, this time I remembered not to close Firefox when I saw my tabs where suddenly missing. I’ve never seen the ‘Restore the previous session’ on the Firefox menu, and neither did I this time. Without closing the browser, I did a backup of the ‘sessionstore-backups’ folder. It contains:

‘previous.jsonlz4’, from 22/11/2020 17:42 ‘recovery.baklz4’, from 22/11/2020 18:57 ‘recovery.jsonlz4’ from 22/11/2020 18:58 ‘upgrade.jsonlz4-20201027185343’ from 31/10/2020 13:42 ‘upgrade.jsonlz4-20201108180448’ from 10/11/2020 15:05 ‘upgrade.jsonlz4-20201112153044’ from 22/11/2020 10:34

The one I need is ‘previous.jsonlz4’, since by 18:57 I’ve already lost my tabs. From the update backups I think I could also use the one from 22/11. In any case, I don’t understand what I am doing wrong so as to recover the ‘previous.jsonlz4’. This is what I’ve tried from different threads on my profile folder:

The ‘-backup’ and ‘OLD’ changes belong to different attempts

- Rename (on ‘sessionstore-backups’ folder) ‘recovery.jsonlz4’ and ‘recovery.baklz4’ to ‘recovery-backup.jsonlz4’ and ‘recovery-backup.baklz4’, and also tried with ‘recoveryOLD.jsonlz4’ and ‘recoveryOLD.baklz4’ - Rename ‘sessionstore-backups’ folder to ‘sessionstore-backupsOLD’ - Rename (on the main profile folder) ‘sessionstore.jsonlz4’ file to‘sessionstore-backup.jsonlz4’, and also tried with ‘sessionstoreOLD.jsonlz4’ - Copy/paste the ‘previous.jsonlz4’ file into the main profile folder. - Rename ‘previous.jsonlz4’ to ‘sessionstore.jsonlz4’

Nothing has worked. Once followed the steps, Firefox keeps opening my startup page. Note that it does not restore my previous session (that is, some tabs regarding this same subject), but my startup page, which means my attempts are having some effect, although not the desired one. I do have the ‘Restore previous session’ checkmarked in ‘Setting/General/Startup.

I also tried to replace ‘recovery.baklz4’ (on ‘sessionstore-backups’ folder) with ‘previous.jsonlz4’, from 22/11/2020 17:42, hoping to be prompted with the ‘Well, this is embarrassing’ + ’Restore’ window. I had no success.

I’ve been trying to recover my tabs for hour by now and don’t find what I am doing wrong. Why does Firefox refuse to load my ‘previous.jsonlz4’ file? Am I missing something? Maybe ‘previous.jsonlz4’ is corrupted or something? Should I try to use the ‘upgrade.jsonlz4-20201112153044’ from 22/11/2020 10:34 file? (Although I would lose some information)

Some people talk about a ‘History > Restore Previous Session’. I cannot find anything similar.

Thank you very much

Asked by delfion.815 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 4 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (funda kabanzi)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Picture in Picture video DISABLE

FF 87.0 Win10 Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing. The videos I watch do not have a settings option. How do I disable this… (funda kabanzi)

FF 87.0 Win10

Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing.

The videos I watch do not have a settings option.

How do I disable this bloody annoyance?

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Internet options

A "Voting" website that I normally access has changed their security. They require anyone connecting, to change their internet options to TLS. I have no clue how I would … (funda kabanzi)

A "Voting" website that I normally access has changed their security. They require anyone connecting, to change their internet options to TLS. I have no clue how I would do that. I'm using Firefox on Windows 10. Detailed instructions for a "Dummy" would be very helpful. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Ebbaldwin 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by Taimur Ahmad 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Moving the screenshot function in Firefox 88 is a bad idea!

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly… (funda kabanzi)

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly the kind of unnecessary interface change which annoys so many Firefox users. Okay, so why is it bad? Most "normal" users don't fiddle with interfaces, they accept it as it is. They expect functions they often use to stay in the same spot. If it's no longer there they think it's gone (and they're frustrated). They surely won't go looking for it in a customization menu. For me as a web designer the screenshot tool was extremely handy when dealing with clients, because it was very easy to explain where to find and how to use it, to send a screenshot of a website problem. Again, many common users don't know how to take screenshots with their system tools, so this was really helpful. Now, instead of explaining where to find it, I'll first have to explain how to customize the toolbar, what the item looks like, how to position it, etc. etc. The simplicity and helpfulness is gone. Suggestion: leave the screenshot function where it is by default, but offer the advanced users a way to make it a customizable item. Everyone is happy.

P.S. I only post this here, because the feedback site is currently deactivated.

Asked by cm 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Ads on Youtube with Firefox but not with Brave browser

Hello. I use Brave browser to watch Youtube on my laptop on Windows 10. No ads are displayed. It's pleasant because there are too many. Perhaps can you looking for use si… (funda kabanzi)

Hello.

I use Brave browser to watch Youtube on my laptop on Windows 10. No ads are displayed. It's pleasant because there are too many.

Perhaps can you looking for use similar system on Firefox ?!?

Have a nice day

Sebulba

Asked by Sebulba 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

can't sign in to a specific website

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) … (funda kabanzi)

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) it does some blinking or flashing loading type thing and ends with this message: -- We're sorry, something didn't work quite right. Please try again. IDID-1060 --. this is going on for 3? weeks now. i have called tech support through spectrum with no help. they could get in on their end and we changed pw's but it didn't help me. also--and i have no idea if this matters at all, but it disturbs me... the padlock right beside the address box says -verified by amazon-. why is that? at times when i have hovered that at websites, it says verified by, and the name of my security service. i can't 100% say that i have checked it when signing into spectrum tho, but still i don't understand why it would say amazon! i much prefer using firefox! but i also feel like i shouldn't have to use chrome part time to get to certain sites or do certain things. PLEASE PLEASE help me figure this out.

P.S. i am already forced to use chrome to play games on facebook for years now. except bingo blitz, which is odd to me. i can play that through firefox. sighs.

Asked by beth 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by beth 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Seeing alot of these "partitionkey=%28http% (then website name visited)" cookies in CCleaner for Firefox.

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as … (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as many as over 300 of these type cookies in Ccleaner so apparently Firefox is not clearing out these types of cookies when I close my browser like it is suppose to do with cookies etc. etc. Could someone shed some light on this whether this is now normal to see these type cookies for websites that I visit and why Firefox does not remove them when I close the browser and if not what can I do to remedy this. I have read that Firefox has enhanced its tracking prevention and was wondering if this could be the result.

Respectfully

Edition Windows 10 Home Version 20H2 Installed on ‎2/‎24/‎2021 OS build 19042.906 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.551.0 Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700 CPU @ 3.00GHz 3.00 GHz Installed RAM 16.0 GB (15.9 GB usable) System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Pen and touch No pen or touch input is available for this display

Asked by new_aged2perfection 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Bookmark menu gone?

Today I clicked on the library icon, chose 'bookmarks', and discovered that there is no option to view the menu of bookmarks that could previously be opened and viewed i… (funda kabanzi)

Today I clicked on the library icon, chose 'bookmarks', and discovered that there is no option to view the menu of bookmarks that could previously be opened and viewed in a sidebar. Now I can choose 'search bookmarks' but will have to remember what all I've saved and cannot scroll through to see what's there. This does not work for me! Is there a way back to the menu?

I cannot take a screenshot, the drop down menu closes when attempting this.

Asked by ppingrey 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

why Firefox Taking Alot Of Resource?

Why Firefox Taking Resource Without Even Opening Multiple Tabs ,At Startup Browser Starts With 60-70 CPU Usage And Even If Close The Browser It Still Takes 60-75 Until I… (funda kabanzi)

Why Firefox Taking Resource Without Even Opening Multiple Tabs ,At Startup Browser Starts With 60-70 CPU Usage And Even If Close The Browser It Still Takes 60-75 Until I Close It From Windows Task Manager,Attached Some Screenshots Check It You.

Asked by jimmi2017 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by user3670792 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

lockwise : maintain updated password

I have firefox on windows with lockwise activated when I change a password on a site eg. FB, I have to maintain the password in lockwise. Is this correct ? It does not pr… (funda kabanzi)

I have firefox on windows with lockwise activated when I change a password on a site eg. FB, I have to maintain the password in lockwise. Is this correct ? It does not prompt for update of saved password .. or do we have to activate a setting for this or does this feature not exist ? thanks for all info best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

password manager

Just a general question : firefox on windows I used to have lastpass as password manager. as they are moving out nice features from the free version to the payed version… (funda kabanzi)

Just a general question : firefox on windows I used to have lastpass as password manager. as they are moving out nice features from the free version to the payed version I switched to lockwise. But it does not maintain automatically your password. What password manager are you using ? does it have the maintain feature of updated password ? Thanks for all recommendations Best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by Naheed 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

saved passwords

I just replaced a laptop computer and am setting the new one up. I get prompted to save passwords but they do not show up in the saved passwords list. All I get is 'there… (funda kabanzi)

I just replaced a laptop computer and am setting the new one up. I get prompted to save passwords but they do not show up in the saved passwords list. All I get is 'there are no saved passwords.'

so where are they now ?

Asked by Rosaliy Lynne 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Profile migration FF Rapid Release 84.x to ESR 78.6.x (Offline)

Dear all, I am planning a move towards the Firefox ESR 78.6.x. Currently my customer is using the Firefox Rapid Release 84.x and need your help with the profile migration… (funda kabanzi)

Dear all,

I am planning a move towards the Firefox ESR 78.6.x. Currently my customer is using the Firefox Rapid Release 84.x and need your help with the profile migration. The customer has a very isolated on-premises environment and does not allow the users to login into a Firefox-Account. Therefore the settings for Cookies, Cache, History and especially Bookmarks are not synched.

Environment details:

  • Enterprise environment with several tausends of clients
  • All clients on Windows 10 Enterprise between 1809 and 20H2
  • All clients have always the newest Firefox installed currently 84.x

This creates a huge challenge to sync this stuff. Therefore I have now identified the following two options:

  1. 1 Allow the downgrade by using the environment variable MOZ_ALLOW_DOWNGRADE on Windows. For this option I am trying to find the real reason why this "Downgrade-Stop" has been implemented in the first place? What risks in detail do I take to allow this downgrade? Has anybody done this before and do you mind to share your experience here? How many issues did you face and how did you remediate the issues?
  1. 2 Hand over the migration to the users. Copy their current profile to their desktop and ask them to import their bookmarks manually. Not preferred by users and I can't even blame them for.

Is there any other way to automatically sync the profiles from 84.x to ESR 78.6.x without user interaction?

Thanks in advance Amir

Asked by Large Enterprise Support 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Large Enterprise Support 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Google Maps takes me somewhere else

When i click on the google maps icon (google uk home page>dots in top right hand conrner>google maps icon)or type google maps into the search field then click on th… (funda kabanzi)

When i click on the google maps icon (google uk home page>dots in top right hand conrner>google maps icon)or type google maps into the search field then click on the google maps link I end up on the Sheffield Hallam University log in page (a bookmark from a while ago). This has started happening in the last few weeks.

If I use Edge then everything happens as expected and google maps opens.

I have tried refreshing firefox and disabling add-ons, neither works.

Using Windows 10 home V20H2, upto date firefox.

Asked by andy.park1 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by FredMcD 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Problem with login on specific sites only - Login not possible or forgotten - Incognito mode works fine

Hello, I have a problem with login on a few selected sites. On some sites I cannot login at all, on other sites I can log in, but as soon as I don't interact with the web… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have a problem with login on a few selected sites. On some sites I cannot login at all, on other sites I can log in, but as soon as I don't interact with the website for a few seconds the login is lost and the next click on any link shows me a "not logged in"-state.

For example on my companies Outlook Web Access site, when I enter my account info and click on "Sign In", it briefly shows a loading screen and then takes me back to the login site. On another webiste I can log in and use the website without problems, but not clicking anything for more than ~5 seconds leads to the login being lost. The strange thing is: in incognito mode everything works fine on both sites!?

Firefox is 87.0, I have already deleted all cookies and stored data.

Asked by elmojito 2 emasontweni adlule

Answered by cor-el 2 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgradin… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox "Print Preview" has disappeared from the File menu in 84.0.2; all I have now is "Print", which brings up a Microsoft Edge style print dialog. Is this an upgrading error, or is it just the way Firefox will be now?

Asked by firefox1202 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

bookmark recovery from a hdd

last march my pc was destroyed bu the hdd is OK. How i can recover the bookmarks. I have more than 1000 and Those bookmarks are very important for my work. so recover th… (funda kabanzi)

last march my pc was destroyed bu the hdd is OK. How i can recover the bookmarks. I have more than 1000 and Those bookmarks are very important for my work. so recover them will be great. thanks in advance.

Asked by Romeo 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule