Sync data from dead laptop?

I signed up and sync'd my data from my laptop before it died, but when I signed in on my desktop none of my bookmarks or passwords are the ones from my laptop account, it… (funda kabanzi)

I signed up and sync'd my data from my laptop before it died, but when I signed in on my desktop none of my bookmarks or passwords are the ones from my laptop account, its all still my desktop's. I even tried uninstalling and reinstalling and firefox automatically restored all my desktop crap. I really need my laptop's bookmarks, any advice? Thanks in advance

Asked by stilluseful2 8 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 amahora adlule

downloading/installing Firefox

I have been using Firefox for quite some time. Suddenly it stopped working on my computer, I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but I keep getting a message that there … (funda kabanzi)

I have been using Firefox for quite some time. Suddenly it stopped working on my computer, I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but I keep getting a message that there is a problem with the download and installation. Can anyone help? Let me know if you need any further information. Thank you in advance.

Asked by drzee1946 8 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 amahora adlule

Cookies being written and automatically deleted

Hello, I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: http… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/ad-settings/signedout

When the user clicks the toggle to Off, we cycle through four domains via an iframe and write a TOptOut cookie on each one. If everything is working properly, the user should then be able to go to www.bing.com and see a TOptOut cookie on Bing that will prevent personalized advertising on that domain.

The problem is, this stopped working in Firefox. We have verified that it still works* in 115.7.0, but in 122.0.1 and 123.0, the cookie is written and then deleted on refresh. If the user doesn't already have Bing open in another tab, they'll never see the cookie at all. I have verified this behavior in Bing several times, on my work machine (Firefox 122.0.1 on Windows 10) and my personal machine (Firefox 122.0 snap on Xubuntu 23.10).

  • It still works on our corporate VPN in 115.7.0, but not on my coworker's non-VPN machine. Same version. I'm really not sure what's up with that one.

This is a large concern for us. Because the cookies can still be written, it doesn't trip our test for third-party cookies being disabled. Because the cookie for microsoft.com is written, the toggle will show up as Off even after a refresh. This is misleading to our users.

I have gone over the Firefox docs on Enhanced Tracking Protection and Total Cookie Protection, but neither seem to handle this case. Firefox does not block any trackers on account.microsoft.com or on www.bing.com. It's fine if the cookies are in separate jars, we just want them to be written to the proper domains and not deleted. Can anyone tell me what changed in Firefox recently? Is this expected behavior, or a bug? If it's expected behavior, what can we do to allow users to opt out of personalized advertising?

Asked by amleek 13 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 amahora adlule

Vimeo manage videos page does nto display correctly

Vimeo "manage videos" page displays momentarily with controls below the embedded video, as it should, while loading, then it switches over to show the title of the video,… (funda kabanzi)

Vimeo "manage videos" page displays momentarily with controls below the embedded video, as it should, while loading, then it switches over to show the title of the video, making it impossible to change settings. This behavior repeats if I refresh the page. It still occurs after clearing the cache. It does not occur in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.

Asked by jsallen 12 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 amahora adlule

Create users with separate history/cookies/logins etc. and access them easily

Hi there, I'm migrating from Arc Browser and I was looking for a way to have two profiles, one for personal and one for work; for each have separate browsing history, co… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there,

I'm migrating from Arc Browser and I was looking for a way to have two profiles, one for personal and one for work; for each have separate browsing history, cookies etc. and be able to switch between them either with a keyboard shortcut or in two clicks like in Arc.

If I understand correctly I can separate the users by going to about:profiles and creating such profiles, however the switch between them doesn't seem as seamless. I guess I'd like to create two separate workspaces rather than profiles, with complete separation of everything I do within each.

I tried the Multi-Account Containers extension but it doesn't seem to be this its purpose.

Hope I was clear in the explanation, apologies for the newbness.

Thank you!

Asked by Enrico 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 11 amahora adlule

Refresh translated to 'Opfrissen'

I do not know how I got there, but I somehow got into a situation where I could push a button 'Refresh', or in Dutch 'Opfrissen'. Firefox then started to remove settings … (funda kabanzi)

I do not know how I got there, but I somehow got into a situation where I could push a button 'Refresh', or in Dutch 'Opfrissen'. Firefox then started to remove settings and extensions. Which is all well documented if you know it. But the user interface is just crap here. Especially in Dutch. Because 'opfrissen' is something that sounds totally innocent in my native language. I at most expected it to remove some cache memory. The last thing I expect pushing a button with that name is that it does what it did, without any warning! PLEASE change that. And please do not translate it with 'opfrissen', just explicitly say: Go back to standard configuration and remove extensions. I am not dumb that I could not understand what that should do. Opfrissen.... Pfff, please change at least the translation!

And I got really angry when it happened!

Asked by marcwentink 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 11 amahora adlule

SOCKS5 authentication

Today I tried using a Socks5 proxy that requires user and password. It seems that this is still unsupported as already concluded in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/ques… (funda kabanzi)

Today I tried using a Socks5 proxy that requires user and password. It seems that this is still unsupported as already concluded in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1237174 and https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122752

Any news on this?

Kind regards,

aanno

PS: I _was_ able to use the very same proxy with curl with

curl --proxy-user user1:pass1 --socks5 "http://localhost:1080" https://www.google.de

Asked by aanno 17 amahora adlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 12 amahora adlule

Error Message

I have been signing in to a certain secure website for years on Firefox. In the last 24 hours, it won't let me sign in and all I see is: "Bad Request Your browser sent… (funda kabanzi)

I have been signing in to a certain secure website for years on Firefox. In the last 24 hours, it won't let me sign in and all I see is:

"Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit."

I have tried 20 times. There is nothing wrong on the website; my wife can access the same on her Mac computer.

Any advice? Thank you

Asked by rick.orzy 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 14 amahora adlule

Restoring sessons

I am one among many who keep a lot of windows open for reference. When my compootie shuts down inadvertantly I am avle to use "Restore Session" to get these back. But occ… (funda kabanzi)

I am one among many who keep a lot of windows open for reference. When my compootie shuts down inadvertantly I am avle to use "Restore Session" to get these back. But occasionally the system shuts down and I am unable to restore anything, and this can cost me tens of hours os referencing, and untold hours of productivity.

Could you save the open windows in an easily accessible file that we could use to restore previous sessions? This would save a lot of us considerable grief.

Asked by mstocker 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 15 amahora adlule

Unable to log in to Fidelity account

Yesterday morning everything was fine. I attempted to check something last night on my Fidelity account, and got the following message: "Sorry, we can't complete this a… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday morning everything was fine. I attempted to check something last night on my Fidelity account, and got the following message: "Sorry, we can't complete this action right now. Please try again." Same this morning. Fidelity could not figure it out, and is sending me to you for assistance.

FYI: I am able to connect to all other accounts I attempted: NY Times, Chase bank, etc. Also, when I tried to log in to Fidelity via Microsoft Edge, I was able to get in. (NOTE: I DO NOT wish to use Edge or any other browser - I prefer Firefox)

Can someone help me?

Asked by jf360cpw 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 17 amahora adlule

Not able to add site to allow camera access even though there is one site already allowed in settings.

I'm not able to add site to allow camera access even though there is already one site allowed. The URL is HTTPS, and my setting for this is "Don’t enable HTTPS-Only Mode"… (funda kabanzi)

I'm not able to add site to allow camera access even though there is already one site allowed. The URL is HTTPS, and my setting for this is "Don’t enable HTTPS-Only Mode". This is for my cardiologist, and I'm 74 so this is very important to me.

Asked by grt_49 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 17 amahora adlule

Porting Firefox

Tomorrow I will help a friend update their unsupported Linux OS to the most current version of the OS. The present version of Firefox is 88. Firefox could not update I a… (funda kabanzi)

Tomorrow I will help a friend update their unsupported Linux OS to the most current version of the OS. The present version of Firefox is 88. Firefox could not update I assume because of the age of the OS.

My concern is porting everything correctly from the old to the new version of Firefox. If I setup sync, will it restore his passwords and add-ons in addition to his bookmarks?

If not is there a good way to do it?

Asked by Guy 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by James 21 amahora adlule

Cannot open gmail.

Today I cannot open gmail on laptop, windows 10 with firefox. Site wants clear cache & cookies, I cannot sign in to google account. Clive CaveyWhen you use a browser… (funda kabanzi)

Today I cannot open gmail on laptop, windows 10 with firefox. Site wants clear cache & cookies, I cannot sign in to google account. Clive CaveyWhen you use a browser, like Chrome, it saves some information from websites in its cache and cookies. Clearing them fixes certain problems, like loading or formatting issues on sites. Computer AndroidiPhone & iPad In Chrome

   On your computer, open Chrome.
   At the top right, click More More and then Clear browsing data.
   Select a time range, like Last hour or All time.
   Select the types of information you want to remove.
   Click Clear data.

Learn how to change more cookie settings in Chrome. For example, you can delete cookies for a specific site. In other browsers

If you use Safari, Firefox, or another browser, check its support site for instructions. What happens after you clear this info

After you clear cache and cookies:

Asked by Clive & Brenda 5 amahora adlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 amahora adlule

BING - I WANT TO GET RID OF IT FOREVER. There are 22 people asking how to do this & not one answer

BING - I WANT TO GET RID OF IT FOREVER. There are 22 people asking how to do this & not one answer. how do I get rid of it? I NEVER WANT TO SEE IT AGAIN IN MY LIFE… (funda kabanzi)

BING - I WANT TO GET RID OF IT FOREVER. There are 22 people asking how to do this & not one answer.

how do I get rid of it? I NEVER WANT TO SEE IT AGAIN IN MY LIFETIME

Also, I just wanted to restore the Basic Toolbar- that mysteriously disappeared. There was no option for that under the hamburger & more tools. Instead I now have a 3rd toolbar because of the customization options -- & I don't know how to get rid of that/ It appears UNDER my tabs bar.

Asked by msfaboo 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Please unblock challenges.cloudflare.com to proceed.

Hello, I noticed past few months I'm getting this message from cloudflare after using certain websites while using Firefox on Desktop. I have refresh Firefox every time … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I noticed past few months I'm getting this message from cloudflare after using certain websites while using Firefox on Desktop. I have refresh Firefox every time this happens I tried disabling my adblockers, lowering settings, and disabling my Pi-Hole the issue still persists. Does anyone know what the issue might be or someone else experiencing this?

Asked by Fu Xuan 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to secure.ssa.gov. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR Error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

HTTPS://SECURE.SSA.GOV open okay but when go to next page to SIGN-IN, Firefox is blocking it as following/below. What the heck is going on blocking SSA Sign-In after mai… (funda kabanzi)

HTTPS://SECURE.SSA.GOV open okay but when go to next page to SIGN-IN, Firefox is blocking it as following/below. What the heck is going on blocking SSA Sign-In after main Website is already open ?!?!?!?!?!

"Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to secure.ssa.gov. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

Error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more… "

Asked by TRUSTinWWJD 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Enable pop-ups on a case-by-case basis

I have run into an annoyance where I am trying to click on a link in my email to open a new page. Clicking on the link makes a bar show up telling me that Firefox has pre… (funda kabanzi)

I have run into an annoyance where I am trying to click on a link in my email to open a new page. Clicking on the link makes a bar show up telling me that Firefox has prevented a popup from being opened (see attached image). I am given the option of managing my preferences / Firefox settings, where I can either go through multiple steps to permanently allow all pop-ups from that website until I restore my original settings, or uncheck a box to permanently allow all pop-ups from all sites until I check that box again. This is annoying because I have no interest in either allowing or disallowing all pop-ups from all websites, or all pop-ups from this specific website, every time I want to open a single pop-up from a specific site. I would rather that the warning bar which tells me that Firefox has blocked a pop-up also display a button allowing me to allow ONLY THIS SPECIFIC POP-UP IN THIS SPECIFIC CASE.

Is this a setting that exists in Firefox? Alternatively, is there a version of Firefox which does have a setting which would allow this? Or is this simply not a functionality that exists for this browser?

Asked by Tiggy Chen 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Java Addons, Java Applet Support.

Dear Team Please Explain How to Enable Java Applet in Mozila Firefox ESR Latest Version. Please Support I want to Use Oracle EBS in Mozila Firebox ESR. Mozila Firebox OL… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Team

Please Explain How to Enable Java Applet in Mozila Firefox ESR Latest Version. Please Support I want to Use Oracle EBS in Mozila Firebox ESR. Mozila Firebox OLD Version Support Java Applet But Latest Version Not Support.

Asked by Dileep Gupta 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule