Will not permit me to load an old profile. Your instructions on the recovering data page just feed me into an endless loop of prompts to create a new profile.

Will not permit me to load an old profile. Your instructions on the recovering data page just feed me into an endless loop of prompts to create a new profile. The old pr… (funda kabanzi)

Will not permit me to load an old profile. Your instructions on the recovering data page just feed me into an endless loop of prompts to create a new profile.


The old profiles had my logins for work. I would prefer not to have to spend hours resetting something like 15-20 logins and profiles and then the next two months forgetting what the new ones are.

Asked by andrewchalk88 4 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 amahora adlule

Close Other Tabs is now harder to find

The latest update placed Close Tabs to the Right and Close Other Tabs in a submenu. To me this is a confusing change as I now need more clicks to achieve the same thing. … (funda kabanzi)

The latest update placed Close Tabs to the Right and Close Other Tabs in a submenu. To me this is a confusing change as I now need more clicks to achieve the same thing.

Also I feel that the context menus are too crowded in Firefox. I suggest a padding between the items.

Asked by alex145 3 amahora adlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 amahora adlule

Please rework the last update 78

I have a 29 monitor and I cannot work with the new view. When I try to zoom out, only the text gets smaller, and the picture keep their sizes and that is not good. The o… (funda kabanzi)

I have a 29 monitor and I cannot work with the new view. When I try to zoom out, only the text gets smaller, and the picture keep their sizes and that is not good. The only thing to get more infos at once is to reduce to one sixth of the size of the screen!

For example: The google page doesn't show the row for the settings under the text box. Facebook has a look like in my smartphone, the pics are so huge, they are over the whole screen. So mostly I have only one or two threads at once on the screen. I like when I have a few more at once on it.

Asked by macsima 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by macsima 2 amahora adlule

Remove suggested website from the drop-down list at the top of Firefox pages.

How do I remove a suggested website from the drop-down list at the top of Firefox pages? Highlighting the website I want to get rid of and then depressing Shift and then… (funda kabanzi)

How do I remove a suggested website from the drop-down list at the top of Firefox pages? Highlighting the website I want to get rid of and then depressing Shift and then Delete doesn't work. This is what's currently recommended on this support website.

Asked by downyemerald 2 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 amahora adlule

Firefox browser

Hello, Since I've got an update of Windows, 2 days ago, I've got Microsoft Edge. I like to have my Firefox as my standard browser but I can't choose anymore. I have trie… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, Since I've got an update of Windows, 2 days ago, I've got Microsoft Edge. I like to have my Firefox as my standard browser but I can't choose anymore. I have tried it by the link of options but the choose is only Internet Explorer or Edge. I also followed your video instruction but I can't find the firefox.

Hope you can help me. Sorry for my english. I'm Dutch................ Thanks.

Asked by joustravanderhoeven 2 amahora adlule

Last reply by JustSecurity 2 amahora adlule

I like to get rid of the Master password for Mozilla since i forgot the thing.Hilmar

Will uninstall FF also delete the Master password ? I like to get rid of the Master password for Mozilla Thunderbird since i forgot the thing. I am using Win 10. Hilmar … (funda kabanzi)

Will uninstall FF also delete the Master password ? I like to get rid of the Master password for Mozilla Thunderbird since i forgot the thing. I am using Win 10. Hilmar

Asked by Hmaier 3 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

WebExtensions tabs.update don't functioned no more with Windows Protocol?

Hello, i have a problem with a personal webextensions, that i have written for my personal use. I add a new protocol in windows 10 pe registry (player://) and use this to… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

i have a problem with a personal webextensions, that i have written for my personal use. I add a new protocol in windows 10 pe registry (player://) and use this to start a special windows script.

My extensions put an new menu-entry on right click and rewrite the url from the tab with the the protocol (play://https://www.youtube.com/asanexample).

Now he does nothing in the newest versions of Firefox. I use

browser.tabs.update({url: "play://https://www.youtube.com/asanexample"});

and nothing happends. The tab.url says www.youtube.com, but nothing happends. But when i call

function updateFirstTab(tabs) { var updating = browser.tabs.update(tabs.id, { // active: true, // loadReplace: true, url: "play://https://www.youtube.com/asanexample"}); updating.then(onUpdated, onError); }

var querying = browser.tabs.query({currentWindow:true}); querying.then(updateFirstTab, onError);

and then an:

browser.tabs.create({

   		url:"https://example.org"
 		});

He loads the protocol page and the new created example.org page.

When i use tabs.create he call the protocol, like my old tabs.update code.

Is that an security change? But why tabs.update functioned when i call a tabs.create after it? When i must use tabs.create how can i seamlessly close the newly created tab after call the protocol?

I hope it is a bug in web extension;), why my code has functioned with the tabs.update() so many firefox version along.

thx

Asked by TheKaoGer 2 amahora adlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 amahora adlule

Use system viewer for downloaded PDFs, use Firefox's built-in viewer for all others

Firefox version: 78.0.1 Firefox recently changed the behaviour when clicking on downloaded PDFs in the Firefox Downloads panel. While all other downloaded files are opene… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox version: 78.0.1

Firefox recently changed the behaviour when clicking on downloaded PDFs in the Firefox Downloads panel. While all other downloaded files are opened with the system default program when clicking on them, PDFs are opened with the built-in Firefox viewer.

This is counter intuitive. If Firefox is the system default PDF viewer, this separate treatment of PDFs is not necessary (the system default redirects back to Firefox). If Firefox is not the system default PDF viewer, users need to take extra steps to open a PDF in the system viewer (open the folder, click on the file; also documented [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-ano...]). Therefore, this change creates no benefit for those who use Firefox as the system default PDF viewer, while reducing usability for those who use a different system PDF viewer (e.g., Acrobat).

Example use case:

  • Browse to a PDF URL: use the Firefox built-in viewer, because it is fast and convenient. A more sophisticated viewer is not necessary because the document is only viewed, not edited.
  • Download a PDF: use the system default viewer (e.g., Acrobat), for example for annotation.

It seems clear that this change has reduced usability for no functional improvement, while the common combined use case of Firefox for PDF URLs and professional readers (e.g., Acrobat) for downloaded PDFs has become more difficult.

Asked by pcornelius 2 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 amahora adlule

Recent Updates Blocking Content

With recent updates shave had 3 problems on my desktop (Windows 7). All settings are default .... everything was fine until the last 2 or 3 updates.... have changed 0 se… (funda kabanzi)

With recent updates shave had 3 problems on my desktop (Windows 7). All settings are default .... everything was fine until the last 2 or 3 updates.... have changed 0 settings over this time. AV is Kaspersky but I have it turned off. FF 78.0.1

1. Every Video I try and watch now has sound off by default ... PITA unmuting all the time. That's what Id like if it is a pop-up I have no interest in but if I PLAY the video, I want to hear it. This has been going on since maybe 4 updates back.

2. It has become a thing of late for authors not to bother writing, but to just include a bunch of twitter posts. I'm not so perturbed about not being able to see them (tho would like to know whats blocking them) ... just a gray box that jumps around, but after scrolling past them the page / text is jumping around. This started 2 updates back

3. With the last update, a new one .... for a game I play with my kids on line, we use a map

https://ballisticmystix.net/?p=map

The page pulls in a grid map which I can no longer see, map area is all black. I just see the names and a grid pattern. Weird thing is It works fine on my laptop. This started on desktop just a few days ago

4. For whatever reason, my laptop "lost" most of its bookmarks


Note: I am typing from my laptop ... all but item 4 are issues on the desktop

Asked by JackNaylorPE 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by JackNaylorPE 2 amahora adlule

Disappearing Bookmarks

A couple of months back, and entire bookmark folder suddenly disappeared. I assumed that I had inadvertently done something to cause this, though it had never happened b… (funda kabanzi)

A couple of months back, and entire bookmark folder suddenly disappeared. I assumed that I had inadvertently done something to cause this, though it had never happened before. Today, not only is another folder gone missing, several others have as well. I am using Windows 10 Pro, Version 1909, Build 18363.900. I recently switched to Firefox from Chrome for security issues, but unless I can figure out what is happening here, I am going to switch back. Any ideas?

Asked by bswicker 2 amahora adlule

FAILING TO RESTORE PREVIOUS SESSION AFTER PC POWER ACCIDENTALLY DISCONECTED AND SWITCHED OFF

Today my PC switched off after an accidental power disconnection. Previously if such an event would happen, upon restart Firefox would ask if I want to restore previous s… (funda kabanzi)

Today my PC switched off after an accidental power disconnection. Previously if such an event would happen, upon restart Firefox would ask if I want to restore previous session after "a crash" (also showing a sad bear icon) and i would restore my previous session successfully. Alternatively, I would manually press the "restore previous browsing session" button in the menu (if not prompted automatically to do so upon starting Firefox). However, today, after the disconnection, when I tried starting Firefox, it first ran some update before opening up and didn't give me the window asking if I want to restore previous browsing session. The button for restoring previous browsing session manually in the menu was also greyed out. Somehow the option/preference to restore previous session seems to have been unselected (but not by me!)... I have already tried working with some solutions I found through Google searches about this problem and posted on this forum (including working with previous.js - a file which I can not find) but I haven't been successful though I am not sure if I was getting everything stated right. In the sessionstore-backup folder I could only find recovery.js and recovery.bak files only, nothing else, despite folder settings being set to show hidden files. I must note though that my browsing history is still there, and again, having already opened my Firefox once, I have not closed it again so it's still running on the first instance (currently on the latest version of Firefox) after the crash/restart/update/failed-restore-of-previous-browsing-session...I hope that's hopeful :(

Please help, I had critical stuff I was working on through multiple tabs over the past "few months" and it would be a nightmare to try and comb through the history to restore it piece by piece considering that it shows even the stuff I had closed and was no longer working with...restoring the session would greatly help  :(

Asked by troymargetsy 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by troymargetsy 3 amahora adlule

Upon awakening PC, an open, minimized Firefox browser won't maximize

My computer goes into sleep mode after inactivity. When I wake up my computer, if Firefox was left open and minimized, I can't click on it for one minute to bring it back… (funda kabanzi)

My computer goes into sleep mode after inactivity. When I wake up my computer, if Firefox was left open and minimized, I can't click on it for one minute to bring it back up. A dinging sound happens. All other minimized windows can be maximized without issues. This is on a brand new HP PC running Windows10.

Asked by daree76 3 amahora adlule

Bookmarks have disappeared

My bookmarks have disappeared. The error messsage I get is that some other program is using the file. When I asked the system to restore the bookmarks, I got an error m… (funda kabanzi)

My bookmarks have disappeared. The error messsage I get is that some other program is using the file. When I asked the system to restore the bookmarks, I got an error message that the backup file could not be processed. As an experiment, I have tried to add new bookmarks and I can't seem to get Firefox to do that.

Any advice?

Asked by dougherty1 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Router page isn't accessible via Firefox!

I can access my router setup page which is "192.168.0.1" or "tplinklogin.net" via other browsers without any problem. But with Firefox I can't access them anyway! But my … (funda kabanzi)

I can access my router setup page which is "192.168.0.1" or "tplinklogin.net" via other browsers without any problem. But with Firefox I can't access them anyway! But my internet is working fine and other websites are working fine too in firefox. Follow the screenshot please!!

Any kind of help would be appreciated! Thanks in advance!!

Asked by Lone Wolf 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Lone Wolf 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Unable to access router or NAS

I have a Dell Lattitude E5570 running Windows 64 Professional. I use Firefox to connect to the web. Recently I had fibre broadband fitted to the house by BT and with it a… (funda kabanzi)

I have a Dell Lattitude E5570 running Windows 64 Professional. I use Firefox to connect to the web. Recently I had fibre broadband fitted to the house by BT and with it a BT Smart Hub 2.

On initial setup everything was fine, my QNAP NAS was picked up and I could access it and I could access the BT Hub. However, after only a couple of days I can no longer access the BT Hub using the IP address or my NAS. Firefox simply says 'Unable to connect to server' whenever I put in the IP address. For the NAS I get a message saying 'cannot connect to device, check that the device and your computer are on the same subnet'.

My iPhone however, which is also connected to the internet via my BT hub can access both my NAS and BT Smart Hub 2 .

Strange thing is Firefox would never connect to my Asus router before either. I've even tried connecting my computer directly to both the BT router and the NAS with an ethernet cable but still no joy.

I have checked my windows firewall and Firefox is on there as an allowed app. I have no trouble connecting to any other website via Firefox just my BT router and my NAS. I have removed Firefox and re-installed it as advised but still no joy.

When accessing the NAS via my iPhone on the BT app it says the NAS is connected to my wi-fi as are my Hive, Sonos, Amazon Firestick and laptop.

I have no idea what the 'subnet' message means not knowing what that is or where to look to see if this is the issue. Oh, and I have tried accessing the BT Hub and the NAS using Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer but to no avail.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

Paul.

Asked by Pompeyexile 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 amahora adlule

Flickering screen

Hi. Every time I enter my website on Firefox it flickers. Is there any way to fix this problem. I am not talking about changing background color in browser settings. I am… (funda kabanzi)

Hi. Every time I enter my website on Firefox it flickers. Is there any way to fix this problem. I am not talking about changing background color in browser settings. I am talking about more global resolution so other people who visit my site won't see those white flashes each time they navigate my website.

Asked by awronka21 3 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (funda kabanzi)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by gershonido 3 emasontweni adlule

Just updated to v. 78 on my Mac. Need updated directions to move tabs below bookmarks bar.

This is very frustrating and I hope you can help me. Every time Firefox updates the tabs move up to the top of the browser, when I need them below the bookmarks bar, wher… (funda kabanzi)

This is very frustrating and I hope you can help me. Every time Firefox updates the tabs move up to the top of the browser, when I need them below the bookmarks bar, where they used to be. I did get instructions on how to do it for v. 72 (I think), but now I've updated to v. 78 and the tabs are again at the top. The instructions for changing the css: file go up to v. 74 only. Also, in the css: file I'm not sure how much of what's already there should be replace. The entire file? Or? This is probably frustrating for a whole raft of people, but for older ones like me (I'm 76) it's particularly maddening. I would appreciate any help I can get. Also, where would I submit my suggestion to Mozilla to just add a blasted toggle for moving the tabs back and forth. It would make a whole lot of people happy. BTW, I'm attaching a screenshot of the first page of what appears to be at least 8 pages of css: code. Should I delete all of it or...? Thanks for any help the community can give.

Asked by jmazzeo 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 amahora adlule

cut and paste with right mouse click in discord web app pastes text twice.

When I cut and paste text into the chat edit window in the discord website app, the text I am pasting appears twice. This started happening within the last month. I am … (funda kabanzi)

When I cut and paste text into the chat edit window in the discord website app, the text I am pasting appears twice. This started happening within the last month. I am using Firefox 78.0.1. This does not happen in chromium, for example, nor in pasting info to other applications. I am running the latest Linux Mint OS as well.

Asked by Stephen 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by Stephen 5 amahora adlule

Firefox Stutter every 10 seconds (not sessionstore related ?)

Hello, I recently had to switch back to my laptop and noticed that firefox is micro-stuttering (missing a couple of frame at worse) at a somewhat regular interval. Which … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I recently had to switch back to my laptop and noticed that firefox is micro-stuttering (missing a couple of frame at worse) at a somewhat regular interval. Which is very noticable and head-ache inducing when watching a youtube video.

I tried to disable every plugins that I have, switching to a new profile, setting browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo and browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo to 0, closing everything in the background, clearing cookies caches and etc.

Nothing worked, I noticed that disabling window's "Hardware-Accelerated GPU Scheduling" helped. With it on I've got a very regular micro stutter (every 10 seconds) whereas with it turned off I "only" get a microstutter once every 20/30 ish seconds. Therefore I suspect some shenanigans with optimus drivers but I don't know for sure how to confirm. I tried to force firefox to use the integrated gpu with nvidia pannel but it didn't help.

I would have capture a video to show off the problem but everytime I start recording (with lenovo's nerve sense capture software) the problem totally disappears !

Anyone have any ideas about what could be happening / how to diagnose more precisely the problem ? Thanks for reading.

specs :Windows 10 (x64), Firefox 78.0.1 (x64), Intel Core i5-7300HQ, optimus GPUS : Intel HD Graphics 630 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Max-Q)

Asked by aramirg 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by aramirg 5 amahora adlule