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Opened PDF from site is missing: "File moved or missing"

Hello Everyone, Last Friday (10/16/20) I opened a pdf file from a link that expired at the end of the day. I believe I clicked "open" instead of "save" and was able to vi… (funda kabanzi)

Hello Everyone,

Last Friday (10/16/20) I opened a pdf file from a link that expired at the end of the day. I believe I clicked "open" instead of "save" and was able to view the pdf from the browser with a URL destination leading to a directory in my computer. No sweat, its on the computer... I figured I can access it later on. Today I look in my temp folder (URL destination) and my downloads, and can't find the file. I go to my firefox Library and see that the file is in the "downloads" section. However, it says that the file is moved or missing, and I don't remember moving or deleting this file...

Any idea what firefox did with this file? Is there any way i can restore it or restore firefox history containing the file data? Appreciate any help. Thank You.

Asked by ilikegamesnstuff 1 unyaka odlule

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Managing Cookie Exceptions

Need help configuring Firefox exceptions for Cookies and Other site Data so sites like the NY Times can remember me so I don't have to log-in to them multiple times per d… (funda kabanzi)

Need help configuring Firefox exceptions for Cookies and Other site Data so sites like the NY Times can remember me so I don't have to log-in to them multiple times per day.

I've even deleted Firefox and started over, but that did not resolve the issue.

I need an expert in this to help me as I'm just not getting it...though I have tried many different configurations of FireFox's settings.

Thanks

Tim

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Home page and search engine

I had Bing as my homepage and search engine, and that has always worked fine, for many years. But after a recent Firefox update, the browser will no longer allow Bing as … (funda kabanzi)

I had Bing as my homepage and search engine, and that has always worked fine, for many years. But after a recent Firefox update, the browser will no longer allow Bing as my homepage and search engine, and because I had set the browser exclusively for Bing, I can't access another search engine. I liked the Bing homepage because it had a new photo every day, and most of those photos were downloadable to use as wallpapers. Looks like I may go back to Internet Explorer [I don't like Edge]. Why won't Firefox allow Bing now? - it's not a security risk.

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what is the preference name ( in about:config) for firefox logins: import from file

Firefox has been acting funny under Windows 10 lately so, I recently saved my bookmarks and logins to files (in anticipation that I may have to uninstall and reinstall fi… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox has been acting funny under Windows 10 lately so, I recently saved my bookmarks and logins to files (in anticipation that I may have to uninstall and reinstall firefox.) I read the article that explains that if "import from file" does not appear on the "logins & passwords" "more" menu (three dots) then, it means I have to go to about:config in the address bar and turn the feature back on. I went to about:config only to discover that I do not know the name of the preference that I want to toggle.

Does anyone know the name of that preference?

Asked by angelos009 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox 81.0.1 not remembering cookies

Version 81.0.1 (64-bit) does not remember cookies. I logged in to my email, Facebook, LinkedIn and other sites and chose to remember the browser. When I restart the brows… (funda kabanzi)

Version 81.0.1 (64-bit) does not remember cookies. I logged in to my email, Facebook, LinkedIn and other sites and chose to remember the browser. When I restart the browser, I have to login again. This happens on all sites with passwords. I tried the sites and restarting Firefox several times with the same results.

I have disabled all tracker blocking, allowing everything through. Enhanced tracking protection is off for the sites. Cookies, etc. are NOT set to delete upon exit. This is new behavior. Earlier versions did not have this problem. Any idea of how to fix this?

Asked by Espressolover 1 unyaka odlule

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Can You Automatically Revert To DEFAULT Printer Settings Each Print Attempt?

Firefox used to revert to default printer settings every time we make an attempt to print. This was ideal for us since we are a business that prints the same style of do… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox used to revert to default printer settings every time we make an attempt to print. This was ideal for us since we are a business that prints the same style of documents frequently throughout the day, only requiring us to change the settings as needed for one-offs that had different requirements. It was very efficient.

Since the latest update, Firefox "remembers" any changes in printer settings for the next time it prints. So, when we make changes for those one-offs, the next batch of prints are coming out wrong. It is wasting a lot of paper and time.

Is there an option somewhere in Firefox's about:config that turns off Firefox's print settings memory, and forces it to revert to the default printer settings?

Asked by Next Gen Musical Ltd. 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Jonathan Watt 1 unyaka odlule

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input type date

When the input type is date then the format is 'mm/dd/yyyy' regardless of format type. I know that Firefox doesn't support this yet, so I'd like to know if and when it wi… (funda kabanzi)

When the input type is date then the format is 'mm/dd/yyyy' regardless of format type. I know that Firefox doesn't support this yet, so I'd like to know if and when it will support other formats like 'dd/mm/yyyy' that we use in Greece.

Thanks in advanced for your help.

Filippos

Asked by Filippos 1 unyaka odlule

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Being blocked often by captcha when I try to boot up Firefox

I am on Windows 10 and have not had trouble booting up Firefox to my home page, Dogpile, until the past few days. Every time I load Firefox, I get the captcha Are You a R… (funda kabanzi)

I am on Windows 10 and have not had trouble booting up Firefox to my home page, Dogpile, until the past few days. Every time I load Firefox, I get the captcha Are You a Robot? It is happening every time over the past few days. What is causing this? How can I get directly to my home website? Thank you very much for your help!

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Lost extensions

Hi everyone. I hope you can help me. I have installed one extension few days ago. Today i decided to refresh my browser by using mozilla button. After i did it, my extens… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone. I hope you can help me. I have installed one extension few days ago. Today i decided to refresh my browser by using mozilla button. After i did it, my extension is gone and i have a file on my deskop like "old data of firefox" saved. The thing is i need my extension back because i had there some important data that i haven't saved :/ Is it possible to restore my old browser the same as before i refreshed it? Please help !

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Is there any way to see my Firefox Account credentials?

Right now, I'm logged in my Firefox account and have everything backed up (logins and passwords, bookmarks, history, etc). Thing is, I do not remember my Firefox account … (funda kabanzi)

Right now, I'm logged in my Firefox account and have everything backed up (logins and passwords, bookmarks, history, etc). Thing is, I do not remember my Firefox account password, but thankfully I am logged in and synced through 3 devices. I think, there may be a situation when some time in the future, I will be logged out one way or another.

Is there a way to see my Firefox account password, since changing password results in everything being deleted? I want to not get involved in such a hassle of exporting and importing data, if I can help it.

Thanks in advance.

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adobe flash player for firefox

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,my name is Amit.I just got the message that adobe flash player will stop working in firefox in December 2020. What will replace it? Should I download something for my browser?Where from should I download? I've got the Hebrew version of firefox for windows.Thank you very much!

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Firefox and Twitter - "a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired"

When I try to go to Twitter I get this message: Oops. The site at https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired. The page you … (funda kabanzi)

When I try to go to Twitter I get this message:

Oops. The site at https://twitter.com/ has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because an error in the data transmission was detected.

   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

This doesn't happen when I use a Private window or new containers. I have already cleared cookies and the cache. I have already tried safe mode.

Asked by jhn860 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Kiki 1 unyaka odlule

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Amazon Fire Tablet

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Ama… (funda kabanzi)

I was gifted an Amazon Fire Tablet to use for an upcoming hospital/rehab stay. I use Firefox on my desktop and Android phone and want to use it on my tablet, but the Amazon store doesn't have the app. Not sure I trust the Amazon Silk browser, but I may have no choice. I am not a tech savvy person! I don't know the difference between a bit, byte, or buttercup. If there is a way to install and use Firefox on my tablet, and sync with other devices, I would like to do so. Please explain how to do it as though you are talking to a 6 year old (who probably knows more about this stuff than I do, anyway). Thanks. rennylloyd

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Missing "show all bookmarks"

"Show all bookmarks" seems to have vanished. How can I get it back, so I can back up my bookmarks? Or is there another way to do that? (Should have been clear about this:… (funda kabanzi)

"Show all bookmarks" seems to have vanished. How can I get it back, so I can back up my bookmarks? Or is there another way to do that? (Should have been clear about this: no problem finding the library symbol, opening the bookmarks toolbar or opening the bookmarks sidebar. However, the "show all bookmarks" entry is missing from the sidebar. The main headers on the sidebar are "bookmarks toolbar", "bookmarks menu", and "other bookmarks". "Show all bookmarks" is not a header and I cannot find it in any of the others. If I search for it in "search bookmarks", nothing emerges.)

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Website not rendering correctly

I have a website that wont render correctly. It will not render most of the css on the firefox installation on my main computer. I have tried loading that website on mult… (funda kabanzi)

I have a website that wont render correctly. It will not render most of the css on the firefox installation on my main computer. I have tried loading that website on multiple computers with the same version of firefox (signed into the same firefox account) and they all work. The website also works fine on Microsoft edge installed on my main computer.

The weird thing is, if I try to load that exact same website when it is downloaded to my computer, (from my hard drive) it works fine and looks perfect (same browser, exact same code).

I have tried to clear my data, and disable all extensions and plugins and that did not work.

Does anyone have any suggestions of ideas I can try before I reinstall the browser on my computer?

I am running Windows 10, Firefox x64 version 81

Asked by TheRuntingMuumuu 1 unyaka odlule

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Hide the title bar.

I'd like to hide the title bar in Firefox. It takes up valuable on-screen real-estate, and doesn't really serve a purpose (other than showing a web page's full title, whi… (funda kabanzi)

I'd like to hide the title bar in Firefox. It takes up valuable on-screen real-estate, and doesn't really serve a purpose (other than showing a web page's full title, which I'm not interested in anyway).

In this screenshot, I have Firefox on the left, and Brave on the right. Now, I know it's only about 30 or so vertical pixels, but the title bar in Firefox is taking up a lot of space that could be used for actual web content.

Is there any way to disable this top bar? Or is it baked into the actual program itself?

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Logins and passwords not imported in Version 81

To start off, I've never used the sync feature. Not that I think it won't work, I just haven't trusted the cloud enough yet. That being said, I know my logins and pass… (funda kabanzi)

To start off, I've never used the sync feature. Not that I think it won't work, I just haven't trusted the cloud enough yet. That being said, I know my logins and passwords are stored in the "profile" in the appdata of mozilla firefox, on this local computer. To my knowledge, this information is stored in the "logins.json" file located in my default profile. Up until now, I have had no issues retrieving the information I need. However, after this morning, when Version 81 was installed, I visited a website where I needed a particular login. I normally have Firefox automatically populate this information, on this particular site. However, since that did not happen this time, I checked my "logins and passwords" page, only to find "No logins found" on the sidebar, and "No synced logins found" in the main space, with instructions on how to sync from other devices or import from other browsers. Since I have not had a login before (for Firefox), I created an account to see if I could import the information from a previous version. However, only other browsers were listed, and I can't sync from another device, as the information is stored on this machine. Creating an account has also allowed me to post here...

I have opened the logins.json file with notepad, and the logins-backup.json file, and both are full of information. Of course it's not plain text, but the information is there. I can also open these files with Firefox, however, it doesn't recognize the file as the "logins and passwords" file, it just displays the encrypted information in a different (html?) format.

Any advice on how I can import these 55+ logins and passwords without re-creating or changing each one of them? Thanks.

Asked by c.kurt 1 unyaka odlule

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Recent Firefox upgrade won't talk to my bank's website

Firefox upgraded recently to 81.0.2. After the upgrade I can no longer connect to my bank’s web site. Firefox displays this failure message: Secure Connection Failed An e… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox upgraded recently to 81.0.2. After the upgrade I can no longer connect to my bank’s web site. Firefox displays this failure message:

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to xx.xxxxxxx.com 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.

The bank’s customer-no-service help desk politely advised that their system is working, this is a Firefox problem, check the Firefox browser settings, use another browser.

I am not a browser security settings expert and do not want to be . . . I have no clue as to how to fix this . . . so what do I do?

Can I revert to the previous version of Firefox? How? Thanks.

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