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synching/history problem

Hi! I've added a new device and am trying to synch it (my new laptop). My account shows everything synched (history, bookmarks, log-ins). However, none of my previous his… (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

I've added a new device and am trying to synch it (my new laptop). My account shows everything synched (history, bookmarks, log-ins). However, none of my previous history is showing up. None of my old bookmarks are visible.

Either something didn't work right with synching, or (much worse) all of my Firefox bookmarks, history, and log-ins have been lost. I have no way of knowing what the problem is, since everything shows as being correctly synched on my laptop when I view my Firefox account.

Please advise.

Thanks!

Jeff

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Extensions

I own Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it does not show up in my Firefox Extensions as it used & as it does in Chrome. The online instructions said to go Firefox Customize Addi… (funda kabanzi)

I own Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it does not show up in my Firefox Extensions as it used & as it does in Chrome. The online instructions said to go Firefox Customize Additional Tools & Features & drag Adobe in to Firefox. But I cannot find Additional Tools & Features in Firefox. How do I make this extension function & see the Adobe Icon in the upper right icons on Firefox? thank you Jonathan Rose

Asked by jonathan.rose 1 unyaka odlule

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website won't load

Hello, over the past week, a website that always downloaded will not open. It's a problem with my laptop, not with the site itself or any other user. I've done everythi… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, over the past week, a website that always downloaded will not open. It's a problem with my laptop, not with the site itself or any other user. I've done everything the "help" articles suggest, but I still can't access the site. It's a job site, so it's imperative that I log back on. Any ideas?

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Fail message when sending questions on WEB sites.

Lately when I try to send a question by filling in a form on a web site I get some sort of fail message. The last one was a question about a product on Lowe's WEB site, … (funda kabanzi)

Lately when I try to send a question by filling in a form on a web site I get some sort of fail message. The last one was a question about a product on Lowe's WEB site, I got "Something went wrong please try again later". I did the same thing in Microsoft Edge and it went through.

Asked by MikeLP 1 unyaka odlule

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i lost my bookmarks

i change the windows and install new firefox and signin firefox to restore my all bookmarks but noting happend i had alot of book marks [essentional] but not happend . p… (funda kabanzi)

i change the windows and install new firefox and signin firefox to restore my all bookmarks but noting happend i had alot of book marks [essentional] but not happend . please help me . thanks alot .

Asked by borhani145 1 unyaka odlule

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Trying to transfer my old Firefox setup from a dead Windows 7 PC to a new Windows 10 PC (Old HDD is intact).

Ok so this really has me pulling my hair out. My old laptop died the other day and so I bought a new one and put my old drive in an enclosure. I had my Firefox heavily … (funda kabanzi)

Ok so this really has me pulling my hair out. My old laptop died the other day and so I bought a new one and put my old drive in an enclosure. I had my Firefox heavily customised (over the past eight years) and I don't know how to transfer it over. It used to be that I would just copy the users over and everything would be cool (XP to W7 didn't give me this problem) but it's not working this time. My guess is that it's because my old laptop used Windows 7 Ultimate x64. My desktop monster uses Windows 10 Pro but this new laptop uses Windows 10 Home (which is just awful compared to Pro) so there's probably an issue with how the user profiles are handled. I didn't have a Firefox account because I didn't want every machine I use to have the same Firefox setup. This was because my desktop and laptop are used for different purposes entirely.

Does anyone know how to import the settings from a Windows 7 profile to a Windows 10 profile? So far, I've had no luck whatsoever. Thanks!

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Custom links from orgnization dont give option like chrome does, Stopped working since firefox 79.0

My company have a shorthand for company links, known as go links. They are shorthand for long internal llinks so instead of typing full url we can just say go/jira, go/fi… (funda kabanzi)

My company have a shorthand for company links, known as go links. They are shorthand for long internal llinks so instead of typing full url we can just say go/jira, go/firefox etc.

In older version of firefox when I used to type such links, after finish typing "go/" It used to give option to open as url not a Google search but in recent release it doesn't give me that option anymore but instead directly goes to Google search which is super annoying.

Chrome handles this very well as its been three years to switch to firefox I really dont want to switch back to Chrome but this feature will kind of forcing me to move back as firefox making things harder.

Hope attached screenshots will help.

Thank you!.

Asked by Piyush 1 unyaka odlule

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Huge memory leak from FF is causing my computer to shut down

Hello all, I have been experiencing a critical issue with FF for more than a year now and even though I reported it via the FF crash reporter numerous times it never got … (funda kabanzi)

Hello all,

I have been experiencing a critical issue with FF for more than a year now and even though I reported it via the FF crash reporter numerous times it never got fixed so I figured I would report it here.

The issue could be summarized as follow: browsing the website mixcloud.com triggers a memory leak from FF that eventually causes my whole computer to shut down if FF cannot be "force[d] to quit" in time.

Here is a more detailed description I sent to Mixcloud support last year:

"Often times when I open a new page/tab on the website the loading freezes and after a few seconds a yellow warning notification pops up on the upper part of the screen asking: "a web page is slowing down your browser. What would like to do?” with the two following options available: "Stop it" or "Wait". If I click "stop it" the loading will indeed stop and I just have to refresh the page again to continue browsing normally. The troubles begin if I click "wait" or do nothing: the overall memory usage of Firefox will then increase seemingly exponentially and after only a few minutes the whole system will become unresponsive and I will have to hard reboot my computer or it will reboot by itself. This is extremely annoying as you can imagine as every time that happens I lose all unsaved data in the process! Strangely enough this issue sometimes even occur without any notification displayed or freeze happening in the first place: I would be browsing a few Mixcloud pages then switching to another website and after a couple of minutes I would notice that the memory usage is increasing although no Mixcloud page is open any longer... In both cases the only solution I found is to quit/force to quit Firefox as soon as possible to prevent it (and the system) to become unresponsive. Closing the application always resolves the issue and I can see the memory usage of the overall system subsequently dropping sometimes from up to 95% to 40% in the Activity Monitor app. Again I would like to stress that I have been experiencing this issue ONLY on Mixcloud and that I have no other memory related issue on my computer nor with Firefox in general."

Mixcloud support reply at the time: "this is linked to some issues we've been experiencing but our team are busy working on a fix for". 10 months later nothing changed...

The same issue happened again this very morning: I opened a Mixcloud link from google results and even though I immediately closed it, 5 minutes later the RAM usage was at 93% and I struggled during 10 minutes to "force to quit" FF as the whole computer was becoming increasingly unresponsive. I can provide a crash report from this morning but would prefer not to display it publicly.

Please investigate this leak. It is becoming more and more frustrating to deal with as the time goes by.

Asked by entwined2 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox Developer v80 Mac OS failes to render new css even after cache flush and reload

I've been using Firefox Developer version for some time now on Mac OS and have never had a problem like this before. However, since version 80, Firefox Developer fails t… (funda kabanzi)

I've been using Firefox Developer version for some time now on Mac OS and have never had a problem like this before.

However, since version 80, Firefox Developer fails to render the new css after a change and save has been made to the style sheet even after multiple browser refreshes. Caching on the server end has been disabled so I'm really trying to find a solution to this issue as it has forced me to find alternative browsers to develop with like Safari since Firefox Developer has become unusable for me.

I've gone through and performed manual cache flushes on the browser from the settings/preferences panel. On occasion, by quitting Firefox Developer edition and relaunching it will then render the new changes but only after a quit and relaunch and sometimes using a private window as well. This is happening with multiple hosting services so it's not any particular provider.

This is most annoying. I've even reset Firefox Developer a number of times to default settings without any extensions etc. and still the problem exists.

Earlier version of Firefox Developer don't seem to be exhibiting this problem. I'm not running any proxy's or special configurations with the settings either.

Any assistance to finding a workaround would be greatly appreciated or I'm going to have to stop using Firefox Developer version altogether.

Thank you,

Asked by dan139 1 unyaka odlule

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Seemingly random image corruption, vertical lines instead

Over the past 6 months or so, I've noticed that I occasionally get corrupt images where the images are replaced by semitransparent, randomly colored vertical lines, as se… (funda kabanzi)

Over the past 6 months or so, I've noticed that I occasionally get corrupt images where the images are replaced by semitransparent, randomly colored vertical lines, as seen in the provided screenshot. I am unable to reliably reproduce the issue, and it seems to happen somewhat randomly, but recently its started to occur more frequently.

I am on the latest version of Windows 10 Pro, and all of my drivers are up to date, to the best of my knowledge. I'm not entirely sure this is a Firefox-specific issue, and I seem to remember the same problem occurring in the default windows 10 photo viewing app, but I'm not certain about that, it might have just occurred when I opened my images for viewing in Firefox.

I appreciate any help or insight anyone can provide, thanks!

Asked by asherburt 1 unyaka odlule

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[Bug] Firefox asks to cancel download when switching profiles?

Not a serious bug, but firefox warns about cancelling downloads when trying to switch profiles without actually exiting the browser. Please take a look at the attached im… (funda kabanzi)

Not a serious bug, but firefox warns about cancelling downloads when trying to switch profiles without actually exiting the browser. Please take a look at the attached image.

If I somehow click on "Cancel 1 Download", it does nothing, just launches the profile I am launching. So the warning actually means nothing, and should be removed.

Thanks.

Asked by Sourav 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox password

Hi, If I already use a password manager service, why would I be required to have something similar with Firefox, I don't understand, why would I even need a password wit… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

If I already use a password manager service, why would I be required to have something similar with Firefox, I don't understand, why would I even need a password with Firefox, is it for added security? I am using a few Firefox extensions, is it for that? Every time I sign on to Firefox browser, I'm prompted for a password. When I headed over to settings to cancel it, a message said not to. This feels more like a pain in the b**t?

Please advise Thanks for helping

Asked by urbanlifeus 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox does not show history before certain time

I've got multiple clients set up to sync via FF sync. Some are older, some are newer. However, looking at the newest client (set up ~2 weeks ago), I noticed something: It… (funda kabanzi)

I've got multiple clients set up to sync via FF sync. Some are older, some are newer.

However, looking at the newest client (set up ~2 weeks ago), I noticed something: It only shows a browser history up to approx. one year in the past. I've checked other clients. My oldes client goes back to ~2016, which is 4 years form now. I know my oldes client is older than 2016, so there has to be more.

Does FF Sync skip older entries? IMHO I'd have to see the exact same history on my older client than on my newer client. That is not the case. Any ideas?

Asked by Niklas 1 unyaka odlule

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Help on Error 400

When I try to get into my school's faculty website, I get this error (that just started today): "HTTP Error 400. The size of the request headers is too long." Is there a … (funda kabanzi)

When I try to get into my school's faculty website, I get this error (that just started today): "HTTP Error 400. The size of the request headers is too long." Is there a way to fix this?

Asked by bstevenson1 1 unyaka odlule

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