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Importing bookmarks

I'm trying to import bookmarks. First problem: "Show all bookmarks" doesn't appear. Second problem: I tried importing via F10, File, Import from another browser. Apparent… (funda kabanzi)

I'm trying to import bookmarks.

First problem: "Show all bookmarks" doesn't appear.

Second problem: I tried importing via F10, File, Import from another browser. Apparently this was successful, but the bookmarks are nowhere to be seen.

Asked by dunlop_beth 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 unyaka odlule

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Your browser is being managed by your organization

Hi, I downloaded JDownloader yesterday. It forcefully installed some adware which became the default search engine, can't recall its name and Avast Antivirus. There was n… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I downloaded JDownloader yesterday. It forcefully installed some adware which became the default search engine, can't recall its name and Avast Antivirus. There was no option to uncheck them while installing. Since I didn't like JD at all so I uninstalled them all using Revo Uninstaller. Now while I searched something in the url bar few times that adware's page searched my keywords. I opened my settings and I got this message Your browser is being managed by your organization. PFA. This is my personal laptop connected to my personal wifi. Can I delete everything related to this junk without reinstalling FF? http://www.upl.co/uploads/14291556FF1580471775.jpg http://www.upl.co/uploads/161919FF-11580471781.jpg

Thanks

Asked by billubakra 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Dan M 1 unyaka odlule

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Disabling Autoplay: Why is this such a dismal failure?

First of all, there are so many articles on this site and others that don't update reflecting the huge changes recently in Autoplay options. So many settings from the pa… (funda kabanzi)

First of all, there are so many articles on this site and others that don't update reflecting the huge changes recently in Autoplay options. So many settings from the past don't work or aren't even there anymore. Why are these pages not updated? Who even uses old version of this browser? 99% of the info online is irrelevant because of this sloppiness. Just go to Yahoo.com and see if anything works. Good luck with that. I did find one extension that did work (so far): Disable HTML5 Autoplay But we shouldn't need an extension to do something so basic, so intrinsic to web browsing. We all know distractions impeded our ability to get things done and cost billions every day as people's productivity sharply drops. There is nothing more distracting than a video! So its the number one thing to control. As long as you're over about 4 years old of course. Under that and we're fascinated by unfamiliar shiny objects.

So I'm curious about all the autoplay options I have in about:config and if any of these settings matter anymore, now that I have an extension that does what Firefox seems incapable of doing. When I search for autoplay, this is what I get, sorted alphabetically. I noticed that some are in bold. Why is that? And why is Mozilla so out of touch with us that they can't explain what each of these things actually does? I wonder if they even know. You should be able to hover your mouse cursor over an item and a popup should tell you what it does. Is that so difficult? Guess so.

true dom.media.autoplay.autoplay-policy-api true extensions.webextensions.ExtensionStorageIDB.migrated.disable-html5-autoplay@afnankhan false media.autoplay.allow-extension-background-pages true media.autoplay.block-event.enabled true media.autoplay.block-webaudio 1 media.autoplay.default false media.autoplay.enabled.user-gestures-needed true media.block-autoplay-until-in-foreground false services.sync.prefs.sync.media.autoplay.default

Asked by moz2u 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Tab Crash

All I'd like to know is how to completely disable the ability of tabs crashing for any reason at all, permanently. I'd very seriously would rather the computer freeze or … (funda kabanzi)

All I'd like to know is how to completely disable the ability of tabs crashing for any reason at all, permanently. I'd very seriously would rather the computer freeze or risk hardware damage, whatever pref(s) listed and unlisted I need to enable or disable I can put in lock file or anything. -Thanks!

Asked by guyfromkcmo 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by AMAN ARYAN 1 unyaka odlule

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How do you make it so, if you're viewing your history and click on a link, you aren't brought up to the top of the list, away from the area you were viewing?

If I'm viewing my history and have scrolled down to a specific section because I'm trying to recall things from a specific time frame or subject, it gets pretty obnoxious… (funda kabanzi)

If I'm viewing my history and have scrolled down to a specific section because I'm trying to recall things from a specific time frame or subject, it gets pretty obnoxious being pulled away from it every time I open one of the links. Opening them all at once helps, but it's still not very convenient.

Asked by Leigh 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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My Firefox browser has been 'taken over' by 'https://goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hostedsearch'... How did this happen and how di I get rid of it?

My Firefox now 'defaults' to 'https://goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hostedsearch?aid=5329&data=aWlkPTIwJnVpZD01MDUyMDI2Ng==&keyword'. The 'response' i… (funda kabanzi)

My Firefox now 'defaults' to 'https://goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hostedsearch?aid=5329&data=aWlkPTIwJnVpZD01MDUyMDI2Ng==&keyword'. The 'response' is always 'nothing here'. The only way I can search now is Safari...not my favourite! How did this happen? How can I fix it? Thanks! Charley

Asked by coachcharley 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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How much better would the Mozilla Recovery Answer Page be if it included this?

The Mozilla Answer page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders, provides some pretty … (funda kabanzi)

The Mozilla Answer page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders, provides some pretty good information about which files to recover, but, doesn't include the general population's need to recover their last sessions, so a mention on this same page would be extremely helpful. Next, I found the places.sqlite file will update automatically without shutting down Firefox (most likely when the computer is put to sleep and then awakened). A warning about this little known file updating would be helpful to those who learned about their lost history, but choose to wait until later, like recovering it prior to shutting down, but they will have lost the opportunity when the places.sqlite file self updates itself automatically (who knows exactly when or why) I'd like to see this important information placed your answer on this same (above) troubleshooting page, because when I loose history caused by a proper shut down, I'll need to your page infor to remind me what to be cautious about. And I don't believe you have created a back up file to places.sqlite to which I can recover and rename yet, because I believe the closest name to it has very little memory in it, but I could be wrong.

Asked by cvmenn 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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I keep getting logged out of websites everytime I restart my computer.

Everytime i start firefox after starting my computer I am logged out of all websites, for example youtube and netflix. I have tried every solution I oculd find online but… (funda kabanzi)

Everytime i start firefox after starting my computer I am logged out of all websites, for example youtube and netflix. I have tried every solution I oculd find online but none of them helps. I have cookies enabled and everything, but nothing works. This is why I keep having to download chrome, and its getting very annoying. It does remember me if I just restart the browser tho.

Asked by kevindenartonde 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Force firefox to use unicode

I've had a problem on a particular page on my website that has resisted all attempts at analysis and fixing for years: the page renders in Western font in my FF browser (… (funda kabanzi)

I've had a problem on a particular page on my website that has resisted all attempts at analysis and fixing for years: the page renders in Western font in my FF browser (in all my PCs), whilst in a colleague's browser (from another country) it renders fine in Unicode. It also renders fine in Unicode on my PC when using Chrome, and Edge, and Opera. Only Firefox is a problem.

I would be happy if I could just tell FF to render every single page I ever visit in Unicode by default. But I have go to View > Text Encoding > Unicode every single time I visit this page.

For info, I'll paste everything in the page before the <body> tag:


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en"> <head> <title>xxx</title> <base href="https://www.xxx.com/templates/en/admin/Gross_Profit_Reports.html"></base> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/reset.css?revision=1794" type="text/css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/text.css?revision=1794" type="text/css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css?revision=1794" type="text/css" /> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="https://www.xxx.com/templates/en/images/favicon.gif" /> <script src="../js/jquery-1.9.1.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="../js/jquery.stickytableheaders.min.js"type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script> <script src="../js/sspextras.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script> <script type="text/javascript" src="../js/common.js"></script> <meta charset="utf-8"></head>


Although we use <meta charset="utf-8"> now, we've previously had it as <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">, but that has been similarly unsuccessful.

I'm happy to make changes on the browser side in the webpage, but I really want to solve this. Grateful for any help.

Asked by tsuchan 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox keeps refreshing its self putting everything in default settings

Firefox stopped while i was on YouTube it asked me if i want to go in safemode or refresh Forefox. I didn't choose either. my first thought i was getting hacked that happ… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox stopped while i was on YouTube it asked me if i want to go in safemode or refresh Forefox. I didn't choose either. my first thought i was getting hacked that happens a lot on YouTube. then by its self it said it was going to refresh Firefox then the browser closed. when it came back on it was like i had just installed it. it was asking me all those questions. then it updated then closed again then opened asking me all those questions again then i signed in an all my passowords are gone again. Lucky for me i saved a back-up a few months ago so i only lost a few passwords. the spell checker doesn't work it keeps changing my set home page to Mozilla. I go to a website while i'm there i get that same message safe mode or refresh. now it doesn't give me that message it just refreshes its self without asking me and does it around every 20 minutes so i stopped setting it back up. but tis still doing it. so i uninstalled firefox cleanerd all the leftover files and resistry keys rebooted then downloaded a new copy of the forefox installer. then installed i answered all the questions then set everything up and before i could go to a web site it refreshed its self How do I make it stop? Its refreshed 2 times while i tried to type this so i had to write it in note pad then copy it then paste it here.

Asked by Mr. Bobcat 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Using update 69.0.2, where did my bookmarks go?

The backup files don't even exist. The html file is gone from the HD of the computer. Launched firefox the other day and the bookmarks were just gone. Everything was rese… (funda kabanzi)

The backup files don't even exist. The html file is gone from the HD of the computer. Launched firefox the other day and the bookmarks were just gone. Everything was reset-homepage, add ons, etc. I have tried all of the recommended fixes listed in the lost bookmarks questions and none solve my issues.

Asked by nerissa.borgen 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by bcparadine 1 unyaka odlule

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After My Computer Crashed Due to a Selective Power Failure, My Firefox Tabs Refuse to Completely Load.

After my computer lost power due to a selective power failure (we are not currently sure whether it was a blown fuse or something else), we Rebooted the computer after co… (funda kabanzi)

After my computer lost power due to a selective power failure (we are not currently sure whether it was a blown fuse or something else), we Rebooted the computer after connecting the power cable to an outlet that works. Currently power is still of at both the original outlet, and several other outlets in the area, as well as a selective area downstairs.

Upon booting up Firefox (I have it set so that it will reopen any tabs I was viewing upon shutdown or restart or crash) I noticed that it was taking longer to load than usual (even accounting for the large number of tabs I constantly have open), and then after it had loaded that I could not access any of that tabs. I can click on them, and they will be highlighted if moused over, but the only thing that shows is a white screen for the actual site. I have included a picture of this. I have come to the conclusion that this is a Firefox error, given I was able to restart and recover all of my Google Chrome Tabs.

In addition to the Tabs not loading, Tabs to the left and right of the Tabs currently viewable are not accessible, and seem to almost not exist, if not for the lack of scroll arrows. In addition, scrolling left and/or right produces no response.

Normally I would grab the crash file and reopen the tabs from that, but I don't know whether I currently can, and current Firefox issues noted below make me leery of trying.

Upon noting that I could, I attempted to open a second Firefox session, and succeeded. However, in this session some of the same issues are occurring, mainly that I cannot search anything through the html bar, including opening websites by name (i.e. google.com produces but a blank white screen and no reaction), and there is no new tabs screen when I open a new tab (as I have set up in my settings to be the case). However, I can, for some reason, access sites from my bookmarks. The only way I was able to send this report is that Firefox automatically opened to a homepage when I opened the new session.

Needless to say, I'm rather concerned. I love Firefox as a browser, and not being able to use it is both concerning and frustrating. I hope to hear from you soon to resolve the matter.

Many Thanks.

P.S. If it at all helps (please disregard if it doesn't) the symbol that looks like a multi-forked branch on the modem is dark. I unfortunately do not know what that means.

Asked by ryanbp12 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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Don't save new autofill addresses

I want Firefox to autofill my saved addresses, but I don't want it to automatically save new addresses. I fill in all kinds of forms, with variations of my name, address,… (funda kabanzi)

I want Firefox to autofill my saved addresses, but I don't want it to automatically save new addresses.

I fill in all kinds of forms, with variations of my name, address, etc., and with other people's info. Firefox saves those variations and autofill becomes effectively unreliable, filled with dozens of erroneous entries, until I manually delete all but the three I want to keep.

It seems silly that there is one checkbox to control both the saving and the filling. Can we get a sub-setting where I can uncheck “save new addresses that I enter”? Or is there an about:config option for it?

Asked by P1h3r1e3d13 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Bentrepp 1 unyaka odlule

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firefox versions

too many websites (as well as mozilla/firefox) were asking me to download a newer version of firefox on my macbook pro running safari. I downloaded the most recent Firefo… (funda kabanzi)

too many websites (as well as mozilla/firefox) were asking me to download a newer version of firefox on my macbook pro running safari. I downloaded the most recent Firefox version and keep getting an 'update now' message from mozilla/firefox and now I've got like 5 new installs of firefox (today) that apparently aren't the newest?

Asked by veh_4_sale 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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INACTIVE TAB PROBLEM

Why did my inactive tab automatically move and open a new Firebox browser window simultaneously when I clicked my inactive tab from my active tab in my original Firebox b… (funda kabanzi)

Why did my inactive tab automatically move and open a new Firebox browser window simultaneously when I clicked my inactive tab from my active tab in my original Firebox browse window? In fact, I prefer to see only 1 instead of 2 Firebox browser window. There is no reason for me to move my inactive tab from my new Firebox browser window to my original Firebox browser window manually.

Asked by Mihael J. Benson 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 unyaka odlule

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Can't pin sites to the taskbar

I used to be able to pin a page to the taskbar either by right clicking the Firefox icon and selecting the open/recent urls or by dragging the url to the icon. Now neithe… (funda kabanzi)

I used to be able to pin a page to the taskbar either by right clicking the Firefox icon and selecting the open/recent urls or by dragging the url to the icon. Now neither method works. I don't even see recent urls anymore. I can't find a setting to manage this.

Asked by imbillcox 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Mary 1 unyaka odlule