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All my bookmarks are gone after reverting to previous firefox version

Good day, I am so upset and frustrated after losing all of my bookmarks from my favorite browser that have decided to ask this question here which I'd normally not do and… (funda kabanzi)

Good day,

I am so upset and frustrated after losing all of my bookmarks from my favorite browser that have decided to ask this question here which I'd normally not do and am hoping someone could clarify and guide through restoring it all.

I rebooted my PC last night and upon reboot completion my firefox was updated on its own to v89 or something, the latest as of today's date and so i spent a day not liking the most important thing that I enjoyed on the previous version, which was the ability to reload the open tab by mouse right clicking on it and selecting "Reload tab" (which was the FIRST option at the top of the menu), but for some weird reason the latest update has "New tab" as the first option to select from and no longer "Reload tab" (which is now the 2nd option), which drove me crazy as every time I went to reload my multiple open pages by mouse right clicking them and clicking on the first option at the top of the menu (which used to be reload tab), it was opening 6-7 new tabs instead as the first option at the top now is "new tab", which drove me nuts. This could be a really minor thing for some, but its not for others, its fine that its there, but there should've at least been an option to re-arrange the right click menu and either hide "new tab" as Im not even sure why that was implemented as you can simply close on the "+" signg at the end of your tab to launch a new tab if you need it, from being the first on the list or something along those lines, but I wanted my "Reload tab" be the first option on the list when I mouse right click on any page to perform action with it and thus I decided to revert to prev version Firefox Setup 88.0.1 on my Win 10 pc.

The problem I faced was when I started installing that older version I got this pop up (see attached image)

Without any serious thought I clicked on create new profile as it wouldn't let me install the older version otherwise, it either had an exit or create new option and once I created new profile it all looked brand new as if i've never owed a firefox before and I've used it for ages, my fav browser. Everything is just gone, addons, extension, everything I had organized.

I tried restoring previous profile via about:support, I see 3 on there with the latest 2 seeming to be the latest once and there was one that I think was my old one, but when I clicked on "Launch profile in bew browser" to see if thats the one I had with all my stuff, it kept giving me the same error that you see on the screenshot, so no matter what I did it just wouldnt let me launch my old one.

I searched here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks#w_determine-if-firefox-has-created-a-new-profile tried a few things to follow, recovering bookmarks did not seem to work, I just see bookmarks from June 23rd which I didnt have any anyway, so it better not override anything I had before, and now im just so discouraged and not sure how to restore everything the way I had that deciding to post for help here.

I would appreciate if someone could clarify this instead of just posting links with tons of info to follow, I can find those links myself, some of them I followed, if someone who knows exactly what happenned and could say whether or not this is still recovarable with clear steps on what to do that would be much appreciated.

I also wonder if I was to restore my windows to previous restore point, would it restore my browser to how it was or it wouldnt?

Please assist, thank you!

Asked by myyunderground 4 amahora adlule

Last reply by myyunderground 13 imizuzu edlule

screenshots feature not working

Hello, my question is about "screenshots" the feature used to work nicely but suddenly it just won't, i don't have the righ click option nor the crt+shift+s option, any i… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, my question is about "screenshots" the feature used to work nicely but suddenly it just won't, i don't have the righ click option nor the crt+shift+s option, any ideas ? thanks

Asked by cesarin321 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

Permissions default change

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the … (funda kabanzi)

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the change. I only access the settings through page info.

Asked by Mace2 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Permission popup won't go away

I connect to Zoom (or any other site that wants permission to use my mic, my camera, my files) and a permission popup appears - Site xyz wants to use abc, Deny/Allow (but… (funda kabanzi)

I connect to Zoom (or any other site that wants permission to use my mic, my camera, my files) and a permission popup appears - Site xyz wants to use abc, Deny/Allow (buttons) and a ckbox remember this. I click remember and click Allow - nothing, popup still there - click clickclick @$!#! CLICK! nothing. OK, Deny, click - nope, don't remember Allow nope. And here I sit with 10% of my screen with this permission popup that won't go away. FF 88.0.1, FC32, Lenovo laptop

Asked by cal.lidderdale 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Linkedin will not load

Like several others recently posted, since at least the last upgrade I cannot get LinkedIn to open in Firefox. I can get to it in several other browsers on my Win 10 Pro … (funda kabanzi)

Like several others recently posted, since at least the last upgrade I cannot get LinkedIn to open in Firefox. I can get to it in several other browsers on my Win 10 Pro 64-bit system. I've tried all the "fixes" posted by others without success, so I'm assuming that the problem is something that Mozilla broke with its last update. Also unfortunately, the Firefox problem submission form is currently offline, so I'm hoping someone involved with the development and help process is monitoring these kinds of posts so they can learn about problems that need to be fixed.

Asked by letkin 4 emasontweni adlule

Answered by letkin 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

HELP! I have lost all my bookmarks trying to get rid of double-spacing!

I read the thread about getting rid of double-spacing, but the about:config solution did not work for me. So I tried the other solution mentioned of downloading an older … (funda kabanzi)

I read the thread about getting rid of double-spacing, but the about:config solution did not work for me. So I tried the other solution mentioned of downloading an older version of Firefox, but the result of that is that my bookmarks are gone completely. I expect all my passwords and logins are gone too.

Is there a way to undo this?

Asked by stephen.coughlan 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule

Closed tabs

Hello! Accidently after restart i opened a new tab, closed it, and now i can't restart tge session with 15+ important opened tabs..... It's impossible to restore my tabs … (funda kabanzi)

Hello!

Accidently after restart i opened a new tab, closed it, and now i can't restart tge session with 15+ important opened tabs..... It's impossible to restore my tabs from the history, because some of them were opened for any months.... How can i get my tabs back?

Asked by iflap.hu 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Screen Capture disappeared from my firefox

Hello everyone, i need help. The "screen capture" from the "3 points" options on the address bar disappeared. I didn't change a single thing. Anyone knows how do i procee… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone, i need help.

The "screen capture" from the "3 points" options on the address bar disappeared. I didn't change a single thing. Anyone knows how do i proceed with that to reactivate that tool again?

Asked by igormaidenbrasil 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by cor-el 1 inyanga edlule

Lost bookmarks

Get me back my bookmarks. I put off updating Firefox because updates are always risky. One reason: your idea of an improvement isn't always mine. For instance: I finally … (funda kabanzi)

Get me back my bookmarks. I put off updating Firefox because updates are always risky. One reason: your idea of an improvement isn't always mine. For instance: I finally allowed the most recent update and I couldn't access my bookmarks from the Library. My solution: the upgrade caused a problem, undo the "upgrade". Wrong, now my bookmarks are gone entirely. TH

Asked by voiceoreason 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Screenshot isn't work properly since updateing to Firefox 88

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and downl… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and download an image from Instagram. I right click on the image as I always have and it screenshots and saves multiple images instead. I never had this problem before updating to Firefox 88 and I've been using the screenshot feature for well over two years. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and I'm still having the same problem. The image I'm trying to save is the one on the upper right.

Asked by brianheckert 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by brianheckert 1 inyanga edlule

NEW UI - PC =/= TOUCHSCREEN, MOZILLA WAKE UP

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us. CSS work-arounds… (funda kabanzi)

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us.

CSS work-arounds are fine for the IT-literate, which I am not. They are also only temporary. We have no indication that FF is even paying attention to our complaints.

They need to understand that some users have a keyboard and mouse attached to a PC, not a touchscreen like on a pad or phone. It looks like FF wants to cater to touchscreens. This DOES NOT WORK for PC users.

I suggest one UI for touchscreens and a different one for PCs. IIRC, there is a FF version for Windows AND a different one for Apple; why not do the same?

Nobody seems to have any response other than "use this CSS fix." I've also been directed to "clean up the help platform myself" - huh?

Can we please get SOME kind of response from the platform itself? Or are they just trying to get rid of all users without touchscreens?

Asked by fidservant 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by fidservant 1 usuku oludlule

Not possible to set secondary email when both on same domain

Hi, I just discovered a problem setting secondary email when both primary and secondary is on the same domain, gmail.com. Following the instructions: Set up secondary ema… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I just discovered a problem setting secondary email when both primary and secondary is on the same domain, gmail.com.

Following the instructions:

Set up secondary email

The error that come up says that the secondary email must be different than my account email, but it is, the only common thing is the domain.

So this is a bug, please fix.

Jan Johansson

Asked by Jan 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by Autumn 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Bell Canada video taking almost all my memory. Not sure if it's the website or firefox. Did memory measurement.

Strange problem. My provider, Bell Canada, has an option via their website for me to view anything from live Bell TV or even my PVR on any device with a browser (in my ca… (funda kabanzi)

Strange problem. My provider, Bell Canada, has an option via their website for me to view anything from live Bell TV or even my PVR on any device with a browser (in my case latest Firefox on win10). The problem is it is taking up most of my ram, and as I'm sure many will attest to, when Win10 has less than a couple of GB of ram, it just grinds to a halt (30-40 seconds to open a tiny 10kB spreadsheet, etc.).

I did a memory measurement from the about: thing. Perhaps one of you wizards can tell me if it's a firefox issue or a problem with the Bell website/scripts/whatever? I just cannot believe that it takes 8 GB to watch a video stream. That's more than an entire DVD movie - with all the alternate-language soundtracks and special features!

10,369.05 MB (100.0%) -- explicit ├───8,475.00 MB (81.73%) -- window-objects │ ├──8,473.59 MB (81.72%) -- top(https://tv.bell.ca/watch/recording- (deleted info) │ │ ├──8,257.39 MB (79.63%) -- active │ │ │ ├──8,254.29 MB (79.61%) -- window(https://tv.bell.ca/watch/recording (deleted info) │ │ │ │ ├──7,967.99 MB (76.84%) -- js-realm(https://tv.bell.ca/guide) │ │ │ │ │ ├──7,932.14 MB (76.50%) -- classes │ │ │ │ │ │ ├──6,769.33 MB (65.28%) -- class(ArrayBuffer)/objects │ │ │ │ │ │ │ ├──6,767.27 MB (65.26%) ── malloc-heap/elements/normal │ │ │ │ │ │ │ └──────2.05 MB (00.02%) ── gc-heap

  (deleted info, small memory elements)

├───1,703.55 MB (16.43%) ── heap-unclassified

Ouch. I mean, ouch. Good to find out if there's some way to fix this. Thanks ahead of time! Avner

Asked by Avner 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How do I replace the the removed Feed discover+view+subscription feature?

Hi! FF removed the RSS button to discover feeds. Which sucks. But it sucks even more that the feature to subscribe to feeds via external services was also removed. I … (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

  1. FF removed the RSS button to discover feeds. Which sucks.
  2. But it sucks even more that the feature to subscribe to feeds via external services was also removed.
  3. I also can't view feeds, even if I find one manually.

New, I saw solutions to the first one, but there of little to no use on their own. Downloading text files with feed items in xml format is pretty useless. I want to be able to view a feed and subscribe to it.

Asked by avada 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Create new profile or refresh?

This happens far too often, in the course of 9 months or more frequently. What is going on Firefox? v88.0.1 Windows 10 Constant script errors that freeze whatever progra… (funda kabanzi)

This happens far too often, in the course of 9 months or more frequently. What is going on Firefox? v88.0.1 Windows 10

Constant script errors that freeze whatever program I am in, regardless of the option I choose - the popup no longer gives me a WAIT or STOP IT. The box comes up that says DON'T ask me about this again.

I do not want to copy passwords, more than anything, should I create a new profile. I do not want to deal with replacing or losing the file. When I attempted to load two other profiles over the last two days, both times FF crashed. I gave up.

I am NOW in Safe Mode and without errors, and it's hard to know which app is causing the problem.

Is there a new addon that will back up Firefox these days?

Suggestions? Seriously, FF seems to be a whole lot more trouble these days than she is worth.

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

How can I stop FireFox from changing my Adobe PDF's to FireFox HTML's???

I was converting a MS word doc on my computer to an Adobe PDF and saving it on my computer. FireFox changes it to a FireFox HTML (I'm not not even using the Browser). Whi… (funda kabanzi)

I was converting a MS word doc on my computer to an Adobe PDF and saving it on my computer. FireFox changes it to a FireFox HTML (I'm not not even using the Browser). While MS windows 7 lets me choose which way I want to view it (with Adobe or any browser), it is IMPOSSIBLE to post onto Facebook. FB is looking for a PDF and the file I converted to is something else. So now I can't post my PDF's because FireFox intrudes into my computer and changes things. HOW CAN THIS BE RECTIFIED? Can I stop FF from doing this?

Asked by CruzR 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

  • Ikhiyiwe

v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (funda kabanzi)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Chris Ilias 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule