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Download panel opens with every single download

The latest update has made it so Firefox opens the download panel every time I download something, a very obnoxious behavior when downloading a lot of files, and I can't … (funda kabanzi)

The latest update has made it so Firefox opens the download panel every time I download something, a very obnoxious behavior when downloading a lot of files, and I can't find a way to stop that from happening.

[came across another question that brings up the same issue], but that one focuses more on a site presumably changing about:config rather than the issue of the download panel itself.

Asked by elbruno3593 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox keeps trying to update and to install the Software updater even though I opted out

Every time I try to open Firefox it asks me for permission to install Firefox Software Updater. I then say no and Firefox opens with a notification to update to the lates… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I try to open Firefox it asks me for permission to install Firefox Software Updater. I then say no and Firefox opens with a notification to update to the latest version. I opted out from updates but the only option available is for the Firefox to ask before updating, there is no option to opt out definitively. Is there any solution to stop notifications and installing attempts?

Thanks in advance

Asked by vascocc95 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by vascocc95 1 unyaka odlule

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Transferring Firefox to another computer

Either I'm a dork or the instructions that I have found are not very clear. I have been trying for several days to transfer my settings from my desktop to a new laptop. … (funda kabanzi)

Either I'm a dork or the instructions that I have found are not very clear. I have been trying for several days to transfer my settings from my desktop to a new laptop. I have gone to the %appdata%\mozilla\firefox\profiles page until I'm blue in the face. I transferred a directory called "m80s2e9e.default" from the profiles directory on the desktop to the %appdata%\mozilla\firefox\profiles directory on the laptop but keep getting "Firefox profile cannot be loaded" error. What am I doing wrong? Thanks, Dale Webb

Asked by Dale 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Linux Firefox in Chrome OS

When i click on the firefox icon in linux apps on my chromebook, firefox does not start. When I try to re-install from terminal, it says it is already installed. … (funda kabanzi)

When i click on the firefox icon in linux apps on my chromebook, firefox does not start. When I try to re-install from terminal, it says it is already installed.

Asked by ray.macdougall 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Amelia 1 unyaka odlule

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Word document - Auto open

Hello, Please can you tell me how I can click on a word document and for the document to automatically open without having to click the link in my downlaods? See screensh… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Please can you tell me how I can click on a word document and for the document to automatically open without having to click the link in my downlaods? See screenshot of the download box that appears in the top right that I have to click to open the word document.

It does it for a PDF document but not for a word document.

Regards, Craig

Asked by craig79 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by AliceWyman 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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restoring previous session on a new computter

Hi, I had to erase all of my data in order to set up a fresh operating system on my computer. I made a firefox account and synced all my data before wiping my computer. I… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I had to erase all of my data in order to set up a fresh operating system on my computer. I made a firefox account and synced all my data before wiping my computer. I want to restore my previous sessions I was using before erasing all of my data, however can't figure out how. Thanks.

Asked by livefreewithme 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by livefreewithme 1 unyaka odlule

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Unable to install Firefox

I uninstalled Libre Office and it apparently uninstalled the VCRUNTIME140_1.dll file s part of its uninstall process. From this point Firefox would open but would not co… (funda kabanzi)

I uninstalled Libre Office and it apparently uninstalled the VCRUNTIME140_1.dll file s part of its uninstall process. From this point Firefox would open but would not connect to the Internet, either by clicking one of the links in the toolbar or typing the address directly. I have tried all the solutions I can find on the support pages, ranging from attempting to copy the file from another location to re-installing Visual C++ from the Microsoft website, both the 64 bit and the x86 versions. Having found and installed the latest version of Visual C++ I now get the error message "The procedure entry point _CxxFramehandler4 could not be located in the dynamic link library C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MSVCP140.dll" at the edn of the installation process, and of course Firefox has not installed. Any suggestions for a way forward?

Asked by tkrd13 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox auto update no longer works

Firefox auto update has stopped working for me. Neither of the settings, see attached screenshot do anything, all I get is a popup saying a new version of firefox is avai… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox auto update has stopped working for me. Neither of the settings, see attached screenshot do anything, all I get is a popup saying a new version of firefox is available with a link to https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/ I recently did a clean install of Win 10 pro x64 and this problem may have started then. I have another PC on the same network where auto download of updates are still working. Hopefully someone can point me to a way to get this working again.

Joe

Asked by joecrow2 1 unyaka odlule

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Moving profile to older version of Firefox

Due to switching to a Linux distro with a slightly older version of Firefox, Firefox is complaining about the profile I copied in. The profile's compatibility.ini file s… (funda kabanzi)

Due to switching to a Linux distro with a slightly older version of Firefox, Firefox is complaining about the profile I copied in. The profile's compatibility.ini file says LastVersion=91.0.20210812023606/20210812023606. The current Firefox version is 90.0.2. Has the structure of the profile changed between these versions? If not, what's the best way to alter compatibility.ini?

Asked by barry.abel 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by barry.abel 1 unyaka odlule

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The 96.0 update has forced my background into Dark Mode

Yesterday when I installed the 96.0 update it has forced my background color into a dark grey and ignores the background color setting. I would like to know if there is a… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday when I installed the 96.0 update it has forced my background color into a dark grey and ignores the background color setting. I would like to know if there is a setting, add on or update that can return this to normal. The theme I am using has not been updated in 2 years so I am fairly sure the update has caused this.

Asked by flippy12321207 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Being updated by another instance

I am trying to update but it just shows this all the time. I do not want to reset my browser because of all settings and stuff I would have to setup it all again I am afr… (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to update but it just shows this all the time. I do not want to reset my browser because of all settings and stuff I would have to setup it all again I am afraid.

Asked by Amay 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Amay 1 unyaka odlule

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How to disable "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files in firefox

Hi Team, I want to disable to "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files but i am not able to disable it. I have looked for some solution in google search t… (funda kabanzi)

Hi Team,

I want to disable to "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files but i am not able to disable it.

I have looked for some solution in google search that did not help.

Please help me on this.

Asked by inzmamulhaqansari25 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by JohnTake 1 unyaka odlule

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migrating from 32 bit firefox to 64 bit

to upgrade my firefox browser from 32 bit to 64 bit, I was following the mozilla instructions to download the 64 bit version, but then uninstall the 32 bit version before… (funda kabanzi)

to upgrade my firefox browser from 32 bit to 64 bit, I was following the mozilla instructions to download the 64 bit version, but then uninstall the 32 bit version before installing the 64 bit version. However, using the microsoft store to obtain the 64 bit version, it didn't just download it, it installed the 64 bit version. Now I have both. Should I merely remove 32 bit, and my profile file will be accessed to complete the set up of the 64 bit version? Don't want to loose bookmarks, passwords, etc. by removing 32 bit version.

Asked by psmccor 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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downloading csv files to save as excel files

Late last week, something changed in Firefox browser. I used to download csv files and Firefox would open them with the option to save as an excel file. Now it does not. … (funda kabanzi)

Late last week, something changed in Firefox browser. I used to download csv files and Firefox would open them with the option to save as an excel file. Now it does not. I have to save it as csv then convert it to excel. It also doesn't seem to save my settings on the website I'm downloading from - I always have to manipulate the settings before downloading. It is a huge headache and I have resorted to using Chrome instead.

Asked by tkirl 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox is dead

I downloaded and installed the firefox app and nothing happens. No menu. No tabs. The word "firefox" appears in the upper left corner of my screen and a "." appears under… (funda kabanzi)

I downloaded and installed the firefox app and nothing happens. No menu. No tabs. The word "firefox" appears in the upper left corner of my screen and a "." appears under the app, indicating that it is open. The screen "blinked" momentarily when I opened the app. I am a longtime user of Firefox and this same thing happened this morning when I opened the app, which I uninstalled, and then downloaded and installed this new app. Same problem.

Asked by Jim Dollar 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Terry 1 unyaka odlule

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Cannot install Firefox on Windows because 7-Zip is blocked by Group Policy

This question has been asked and answered many times before (e.g., https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1088420, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/115715… (funda kabanzi)

This question has been asked and answered many times before (e.g., https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1088420, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157159, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1110373) but none of the solutions suggested are amenable to me. I need a way of installing Firefox on Windows that does not involve 7-Zip, which is blocked by my IT department, in any form. Is it possible?

Asked by graham.e 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by graham.e 1 unyaka odlule

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How to export Saved passwords

Hi All, I would like to change my laptop, so I would like to export my saved passwords, but I am unable to see such option to export all saved passwords. Please help me A… (funda kabanzi)

Hi All, I would like to change my laptop, so I would like to export my saved passwords, but I am unable to see such option to export all saved passwords. Please help me Asap.

Thanks, Jagadekara Reddy

Asked by jagadekar 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 unyaka odlule

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Restoring Firefox data from a computer that crashed

My old computer crashed but I have access to the entire hard drive on my new laptop. I'd like to restore Firefox on the new laptop exactly as it was on the old laptop (b… (funda kabanzi)

My old computer crashed but I have access to the entire hard drive on my new laptop. I'd like to restore Firefox on the new laptop exactly as it was on the old laptop (bookmarks, tabs, etc.). All of the help articles talk about restoring from a backup, but I never made a backup since I obviously didn't know my computer was going to crash. Which files do I need to access from old hard drive and move to my new hard drive so that everything looks the same as before? Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by markmanassee 1 unyaka odlule

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