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Firefox keeps randomly resetting

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last ses… (funda kabanzi)

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last session is never available when this happens even though I have that selected and checked and it does work when I manually close out windows and tabs myself so i know that preference is selected. My search engine preferences are always reset and have to restore defaults as well. Mac os Big Sur 11.2

Thanks to anyone who can help me solve this sudden mystery. Long time user of firefox on macbook pro and mac towers.

Ronnie DiCicco

Asked by dicicc 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Wesley Branton 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

I can't see my godaddy emails.

Hi: My email with my Godaddy website has always worked until yesterday. Now what I get when I open my account is "Install Flash." I don't know how to do that . . . and I … (funda kabanzi)

Hi:

My email with my Godaddy website has always worked until yesterday. Now what I get when I open my account is "Install Flash." I don't know how to do that . . . and I never had to do that before. Can someone explain what has happened and how I fix the problem?

Asked by sandy_gregory 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by tjn21 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Old profile somehow not saved when got new computer

Hi. I am on a brand new MacBook Pro with no access to my old one, and am unable to access my old Firefox boomarks. I didn't make a back up of my Firefox bookmarks and no … (funda kabanzi)

Hi. I am on a brand new MacBook Pro with no access to my old one, and am unable to access my old Firefox boomarks. I didn't make a back up of my Firefox bookmarks and no matter what profile I try to recreate on Firefox, can't access them.

Do you know if I have any options for recovering my old bookmarks? Firefox says it automatically creates backups of profiles, but I don't understand how to activate or access these.

I cannot tell anything about my old Firefox profile from loading about:profiles page.

Thank you, Anna

Asked by hopedare9 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Bookmark Toolbar does not pickk up new bookmarks

hi, I have a new install of firefox (78.7.1esr) on a new Apple Mac (10.15.7 Catalina). I used sync to sync bookmarks from an ubuntu install (85.0.1) onto the Mac. The … (funda kabanzi)

hi,

I have a new install of firefox (78.7.1esr) on a new Apple Mac (10.15.7 Catalina). I used sync to sync bookmarks from an ubuntu install (85.0.1) onto the Mac.

The bookmarks arrived. They are visible on the bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, and bookmarks / show all bookmarks. I can add new bookmarks using drag and drop, or by the bookmarks menu options. These bookmarks can be seen in the Bookmarks / Show All Bookmarks menu. But they do not appear in the bookmarks toolbar. It's as if there are 2 sets both started from the same sync.

  • Bookmarks added by drag and drop visible through the toolbar
  • Those added with add bookmark or show all bookmarks within the toolbar folder do not appear on the toolbar.

I've now got what looks like 2 sets that are drifting out of sync on the same latptop.


thanks for any help.

Asked by alastair.newson 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Dissappointed in you support

I have had the same stupid problem for 3 years. I lose power to my MAC and I have to redo all the stuff on Firefox. I lose homepage, BookmarksI really want to speak to a… (funda kabanzi)

I have had the same stupid problem for 3 years. I lose power to my MAC and I have to redo all the stuff on Firefox. I lose homepage, BookmarksI really want to speak to a voice on the phone so I can explain it but that is not an option on the website. I WANT TO SPEAK TO SOMEONE WHO CAN HELP ME!!!!! I have tried a couple of the self solutions and I have the same problem. I am about to just delete this POS and go back to POS Safari. Firefox works wonderful when it is up and running but if my machine loses power or I reboot, Firefox gets wrapped around the axel and I can't get my Bookmarks/favorites back. Also, LASTPASS used to have a small icon in the upper right part of my homepage......now that is gone. I hope to here back from you.

Robert

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Asked by rdsomers 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox closes unexpectedly

My Firefox browser quits unexpectedly several times a week. When I reopen it, I do a session restore and everything works fine. What makes this happen over and over? … (funda kabanzi)

My Firefox browser quits unexpectedly several times a week. When I reopen it, I do a session restore and everything works fine. What makes this happen over and over?

Asked by crazyazgal 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 isonto elidlule

Something is wrong

Hello! I also have a problem with mozilla! The account is always disconnected when I restart the MAC. And I always have to log in to my mozilla account. What can I do to … (funda kabanzi)

Hello! I also have a problem with mozilla! The account is always disconnected when I restart the MAC. And I always have to log in to my mozilla account. What can I do to stop being delegated? Thanks!

Asked by Razvy 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 isonto elidlule

yahoo mail account Frontier ISP

my yahoo mail account is not optimized for firefox! help I hate chrome and safari I was told that Yahoo does not optimize (I'm talking out of my hat here) for Firefox. … (funda kabanzi)

my yahoo mail account is not optimized for firefox! help I hate chrome and safari

I was told that Yahoo does not optimize (I'm talking out of my hat here) for Firefox.

I do not want to use chrome or safari.

I LOVE firefox.

Apart from having to get a whole new email address which means changing everything! does anyone have any suggestions.

In other words I cannot get my Frontier account Yahoo mail on my new iMac.

Asked by kiuppa 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

Address bar showing wrong URL on different open tabs

My Firefox address bar shows worng URL: either it belongs to another open tabs or it just doesn't change while browsing. I add an example in picture: as I opened the supp… (funda kabanzi)

My Firefox address bar shows worng URL: either it belongs to another open tabs or it just doesn't change while browsing. I add an example in picture: as I opened the support homepage you can see in the bar it still shows my search on Google "Firefox bug address bar". It's messed up, especially if one trues to refresh a page. Am I the only one getting this?

Asked by emilio.motta 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

Does YOUR "About Firefox" not show the splash screen - like mine does not?

I was needing to confirm what version of Firefox I have today - I have it on 'auto-update' and assume it's the latest (Mac V85) but wanted to check. I went to the Firefox… (funda kabanzi)

I was needing to confirm what version of Firefox I have today - I have it on 'auto-update' and assume it's the latest (Mac V85) but wanted to check. I went to the Firefox MenuItem and selected "About Firefox" - and GOT NO RESPONSE! I tried it multiple times to no avail.

Asked by Antiquetuck 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 isonto elidlule

DOH not encrypting some items

While trying to understand why maps.google.com would not connect I opened "about:networking" and looked at the http list and noticed that maps.google.com and "ocsp.digice… (funda kabanzi)

While trying to understand why maps.google.com would not connect I opened "about:networking" and looked at the http list and noticed that maps.google.com and "ocsp.digicert.com where not encrypted using https.

Can anyone tell me why https on FF which is configured to use D.O.H. does not show all connections using port 443? Enclosed is the list.

Asked by Mace2 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by BenzJamin129 1 isonto elidlule

Find folder that contains an specific bookmark

Hello everyone, Is there a way to find in which folder a specific bookmark is contained ? I can do a search on the "Show all Bookmarks" library but it only shows the URL… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone,

Is there a way to find in which folder a specific bookmark is contained ? I can do a search on the "Show all Bookmarks" library but it only shows the URL without the folder. In Chrome there is a useful feature which let you easily highlight the location. It's very strange that isn't possible in Firefox.

There is an archived post here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1161879 but the tricky workaround is not acceptable for me. Any ideas ? Thanks in advance Stefano

Asked by zoso75 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 isonto elidlule

Retore Previous Session is Greyed Out

Hello, Both in Preferences and Right-hand Corner of Menu Bar ... Three Horizontal Bars Options - Restore Previous Session is 'greyed out' so I can't check it!. Any ideas… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Both in Preferences and Right-hand Corner of Menu Bar ... Three Horizontal Bars Options - Restore Previous Session is 'greyed out' so I can't check it!.

Any ideas? Help appreciated.

Nancy

Asked by nvcdotcoach 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

Can't log on to password protected sites after last update

Hi, A few weeks ago I helped a tech phobic friend update Firefox on her Mac and IPad. Since then she is unable to access password protected sites (like bank and financial… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

A few weeks ago I helped a tech phobic friend update Firefox on her Mac and IPad. Since then she is unable to access password protected sites (like bank and financial co) using Firefox --- on either device.

I spent the last 3 hours trying to figure out what's wrong.

For example, on her laptop, with Firefox, the user name and password is automatically filled-in for a Zoom-like site, but hitting "submit" results in an error message rejecting user name or password. Doing the exact same thing using Safari or Chrome works. This wasn't the case prior to the update.

On the IPad there are two issues. The IPad is set up for touch ID. I tried going to home log-on page for a financial company. Normally once you start to type in user name, a box would pop up asking for touch print. This no longer happens with Firefox - no prompt for touch ID. Switch to Safari and it all works. Trying to enter site by typing in user name and password doesn't work either. Hitting the log-on button does nothing. Sometimes the button stays red or turns to gray but the page doesn't change. Doing the exact same thing using Safari or the company's app works perfectly.

I tried syncing the devices, making sure password and touch ID are enabled, using Firefox 85.0.2.

Anybody have any ideas of what's wrong or how I can fix this?

Many thanks, JR

Asked by jr7of8 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 isonto elidlule

Slow appearence of letters

When typing on facebook with my mac, letters take 3 or 4 seconds to appear. I half to restart my computer to fix the problem. Is there something wrong with my computer wh… (funda kabanzi)

When typing on facebook with my mac, letters take 3 or 4 seconds to appear. I half to restart my computer to fix the problem. Is there something wrong with my computer which is only a month old?

Asked by harris.skeptic 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 isonto elidlule

Nectar.com and saving passwords - technical change by Firefox needed

https://www.nectar.com/ has changed. The log in page is now:- https://www.nectar.com/id/start/enter-card-number The saved password for https://www.nectar.com doesn't appe… (funda kabanzi)

https://www.nectar.com/ has changed. The log in page is now:- https://www.nectar.com/id/start/enter-card-number The saved password for https://www.nectar.com doesn't appear or work on this page. The automatic 'Saving 'new' password' doesn't appear or work. Deleting and saving the new address https://www.nectar.com/id/start/enter-card-number doesn't work either because Firefox Logins and passwords deletes everything after .com?

Round and round and round we go.

Why is there no way to contact Firefox? Nobody on/in the Community can make the required technical changes?

So this is all just frustration and time wasting?

Shouldn't Firefox have recognised this themselves and made the necessary changes?

Asked by jbeaven 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 isonto elidlule

Google Search Page in Reader View

I have an iMac running Mac OS 10.6.8 with Firefox v.48.0.2 on my network and all of a sudden only the search page is in reader view and does not have any controls. Anyon… (funda kabanzi)

I have an iMac running Mac OS 10.6.8 with Firefox v.48.0.2 on my network and all of a sudden only the search page is in reader view and does not have any controls. Anyone ever have this issue?

Asked by jprout65 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule