Refreshed Firefox and bookmarks disappeared

When I refreshed Firefox because it was running too slowly, I lost all of my bookmarks. Also, I cannot bookmark new pages - teh star does not turn blue and thr=ere is no… (read more)

When I refreshed Firefox because it was running too slowly, I lost all of my bookmarks. Also, I cannot bookmark new pages - teh star does not turn blue and thr=ere is no bookmark listed.

Asked by sally.ellyson 26 minutes ago

Last reply by sally.ellyson 2 minutes ago

Why do I have to keep downloading more than twice?

Ive had Firefox for a very long time. In advertently I Closed the account and now downloading it Twice tbey keep asking me to download again. Why? I was about to ca… (read more)

Ive had Firefox for a very long time. In advertently I

  Closed the account and now downloading it
  Twice tbey keep asking me to download again.
  Why? I was about to call Apple help talking to
  Volunteers
   Sandrakayaker40@yahoo.com

Asked by sandrakayaker40 11 minutes ago

Seeing alot of these "partitionkey=%28http% (then website name visited)" cookies in CCleaner for Firefox.

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as … (read more)

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as many as over 300 of these type cookies in Ccleaner so apparently Firefox is not clearing out these types of cookies when I close my browser like it is suppose to do with cookies etc. etc. Could someone shed some light on this whether this is now normal to see these type cookies for websites that I visit and why Firefox does not remove them when I close the browser and if not what can I do to remedy this. I have read that Firefox has enhanced its tracking prevention and was wondering if this could be the result.

Respectfully

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Asked by new_aged2perfection 13 minutes ago

Tabs are constantly crashing

My tabs are constantly - several times a day, every day - crashing. I'm not watching any videos, I've tried a clean (deleted profile folder) install, and turning off hard… (read more)

My tabs are constantly - several times a day, every day - crashing. I'm not watching any videos, I've tried a clean (deleted profile folder) install, and turning off hardware acceleration. It's not anything attached to my profile, as I sync with a 2nd computer that has zero crash issues.

Asked by alifreeman93 13 hours ago

Last reply by alifreeman93 53 minutes ago

"A web page is slowing down your browser" = Facebook

Typing the problem in the quote marks in the search box yields over 400 identical questions. So obviously this is a known problem with FF, and hopefully with Mozilla. Wi… (read more)

Typing the problem in the quote marks in the search box yields over 400 identical questions. So obviously this is a known problem with FF, and hopefully with Mozilla.

With me it happens on Facebook. Clicking "wait" basically does nothing, clicking "stop it" it basically stops the page from loading, so you can't post a message or have any interaction with the site whatsoever.

All along I'm watching the CPU at a constant 50%-60%, and memory for one tab of FB going up steadily from 400 MB to 1.2 GB (almost like a memory leak).

Now, my laptop has really limited specs, 3 GB RAM, Win 7, 10 years old. So I thought the laptop is probably to blame. Till I did the following experiment: Let's try Edge, with the exact same tabs, exact same sites.

So, one tab of the same FB page + one tab of Yahoo Mail -> FF: 60% of CPU, 1.5 GB of memory (and counting). Edge: 10%-15% of CPU, 500-600 MB of memory, and FB smooth as silk.

Any suggestions/solutions are welcome.

Asked by elzach 15 hours ago

Last reply by elzach 56 minutes ago

Clickfunnels funnel builder

I have been having trouble using the functions in Clickfunnels funnel builder. After spending about an hour on chat with a tech there I finally figured out that the prob… (read more)

I have been having trouble using the functions in Clickfunnels funnel builder. After spending about an hour on chat with a tech there I finally figured out that the problem did not occur with Chrome. Is there anything Firefox could do about this? I really don't like Chrome. Thanks, Steve

Asked by boltinghouse 1 hour ago

Firefox loads pages very slowly on a fresh Ubuntu installation

Hello, the problem with Firefox is that it loads the pages too slow, other browsers such as Chrome or Opera are working correctly. At first everything was fine but sudden… (read more)

Hello, the problem with Firefox is that it loads the pages too slow, other browsers such as Chrome or Opera are working correctly. At first everything was fine but suddenly Firefox started to take forever to load the pages. I have completely uninstalled Firefox and installed it again but the problem persists. I thought it was a problem with some extension (I only use AdBlocker and HttpsEverywhere) but restarting it in safe mode the problem persists. I also have to mention that the Ubuntu installation is recent. What could be the problem?. I am using Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS.

Asked by sergioaguero 2 hours ago

How do I stop Firefox allowing websites to control other tabs open to other websites?

When Instagram plays a video and I move to another tab (other than wherein instagram.com is open) then suddenly the Instagram video stops playing completely. How on eart… (read more)

When Instagram plays a video and I move to another tab (other than wherein instagram.com is open) then suddenly the Instagram video stops playing completely.

How on earth is this possible in "privacy first" Firefox? When did I gave permission for a video to stop playing just by clicking another tab?

I want a standard HTML5 video to continue to play in any of the tabs that are open regardless of which tab I am clicking-on in the middle of play. Once upon a time that was the case. I want to go back to that state please.

Asked by jerriy 2 hours ago

openh264 and widevine CRM plugin does not load

Hallo, Openh264 plugin does not load on raspberry for days. No tv sound on magenta tv. see screenshot. widevine CRM content decryption plugin dos not load to support mage… (read more)

Hallo, Openh264 plugin does not load on raspberry for days. No tv sound on magenta tv. see screenshot. widevine CRM content decryption plugin dos not load to support magenta tv. see screenshot. I don't know how to solve the problem. I updated the raspberry linux and firefox to the actual version. On my Windows 10 laptop every works fine.

Best regards, Rschnauzer

Asked by Rschnauzer 2 hours ago

masterpasswort window

after starting firefox, it asks for the master passwort. thats fine so far. if i`m not quick enough filling it, ff opens a second box, asking for the master passwort, ov… (read more)

after starting firefox, it asks for the master passwort. thats fine so far. if i`m not quick enough filling it, ff opens a second box, asking for the master passwort, overwriting the first box. how can i disable that, and configure that firefox opens only one box to fill the masterpasswort during the start?

thanks

tk

Asked by mobil 3 hours ago

how to hide fields of "All Bookmarks (Library Window)" with userChrome?

the first image shows the standard appearance https://imgur.com/m6fecHE.png the second image shows how I want it to look, I want to keep only the field name of the bookma… (read more)

the first image shows the standard appearance https://imgur.com/m6fecHE.png the second image shows how I want it to look, I want to keep only the field name of the bookmark and the field url/location https://imgur.com/nutwOWm the fields I want to hide are tags field but how i can?

Asked by charles20091903 3 hours ago

Places.sqlite and bookmarks.html suddenly doubled in size

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html abo… (read more)

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html about 75 Mb.

Sometime ago the bookmarks.html file suddenly almost doubled in size to some 130 Mb (I automatically back up/export my bookmarks as a bookmarks.html file) and places.sqlite to some 70 Mb. Unfortunately I only discovered the issue sometime after it happened.

According to Places Maintenance, which I run relatively frequently, the bookmarks data base comprises:

Table moz_places has 77666 records Table moz_bookmarks has 230886 records

The bloated bookmarks.html file is needlessly taking up a lot of backup space . I can only assume that somehow one of the very large files was inadvertently copied into some other folder. Given the vast number of folders/subfolders it is a virtually impossible task to open each one to find where such a large file has been put to cause such bloat. Unfortunately when I open the bookmarks.html file there is no folder structure visible so it is not possible to sort folders by size which would greatly help to find the offending folder.

Although I am quite useful at finding my way around browser technology I have no sqlite database skill. I have looked at the places.sqlite using DB Bowser for Sqlite and SqliteManager extension in the hope that I could figure out whether it is possible to identify folders and hopefully sort them by size to find where the misplaced large folder is located. But no luck it is all greek to me.

I would be most grateful if anyone can offer suggestions/guidance on any possible way to identify folders and to sort them by size from places.sqlite or any other way (I have considered exporting the bookmarks from places.sqlite to xlsl into Excel but it does not seem to offer any way to search for/sort folders by size.

I am on Win10 Pro.

Asked by jtb905-ffsync 22 hours ago

Last reply by jtb905-ffsync 3 hours ago

Firefox Profiles folder (about 79 GB) cannot be deleted - Recycle bin error message

Hi, i have a problem with deleting a huge FireFox profile folder. After moving them into the recycle bin im not able to delete the folder properly. The size is about 79 G… (read more)

Hi,

i have a problem with deleting a huge FireFox profile folder. After moving them into the recycle bin im not able to delete the folder properly. The size is about 79 GB and i would love to get rid of this huge file...

Unforetunately i cannot since i receive the follwoing messages:

Object "entries" in use "cache2" in use "nrbzc9xm.default-release-1600871876077" in use

Im really lost... Tried to delete in safe mode and after i uninstalled firefox. No chance!

Any advice?

Any help is appreciated.

Best from Germany,

Simon

Asked by burning84 9 hours ago

Last reply by burning84 3 hours ago

Firefox remembering different opened tabs in each desktop assigned

Hi, I have been using MS multiple desktop feature to separate my tasks to simplify work flow. For example Desktop 1 = Finance Desktop 2 = Coding etc. In each desktop I h… (read more)

Hi,

I have been using MS multiple desktop feature to separate my tasks to simplify work flow. For example Desktop 1 = Finance Desktop 2 = Coding etc.

In each desktop I had multiple tabs opened related to the subject

I noticed that Firefox only remembers the tabs last opened and not the ones opened in that specific desktop.

Anyway to make it so that Firefox remembers the tabs opened in the specific desktop assigned to it?

Thank you.

Asked by yossi_levy411 3 hours ago

Firefox recently started to constantly freeze

Starting about a week ago, Firefox has had periods where it would freeze for about 5 seconds, followed by working normally for about 10 seconds. In between cycles of free… (read more)

Starting about a week ago, Firefox has had periods where it would freeze for about 5 seconds, followed by working normally for about 10 seconds. In between cycles of freezing, there would also be periods where it functioned normally. The freezing doesn't seem to be triggered by anything specific. It happens when I'm scrolling, typing, or even sometimes when I'm doing nothing at all on a page. This also happens whether or not I have other programs open that could be slowing things down. According to task manager, I have plenty of spare CPU and RAM when it happens. I've tried turning off hardware acceleration, recreating the places file, and checking session restore as per this help article. It has also happened after restarting Firefox, so it shouldn't be a problem with that.

Asked by hagamablabla 1 week ago

Last reply by hagamablabla 4 days ago

Again 8K and 4k youtube videos stuttering

This is really getting annoying. Again the 4k and 8k videos on Youtube are stutturing, saw some some improvement with Firefox 87 at least on the 4k videos. For example th… (read more)

This is really getting annoying. Again the 4k and 8k videos on Youtube are stutturing, saw some some improvement with Firefox 87 at least on the 4k videos. For example this video in 8k does not work at all, audio works fine and it stutters totally showing a single different frame every 10 secs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LxsViMm25o&t=54s&ab_channel=AroundTheWorld4K . My pc is running Win 10 64-bit, 8gb of ram and all with all drivers\os up to date. As usual no issue with Google Chrome while reproducing the above video in 8k.

CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz 4 Cores GPU - AMD Radeon R7 200 Series with 2gb.

Pls fix.

Asked by Michael 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Michael 5 hours ago

Firefox don't use free mem

I have more than 100 tabs and more than 1k open in the background (the tab is downloaded from the previous session, but not open). When opening / closing the FF tabs, it … (read more)

I have more than 100 tabs and more than 1k open in the background (the tab is downloaded from the previous session, but not open). When opening / closing the FF tabs, it gradually uses up to 18-20GB. When this limit is reached, friezes begin, the tabs open slowly. Memory busy FF is released ~2GB, after that it starts to load pages. According to symptoms, it looks like a shortage of RAM. But I have 64GB RAM, reserve (Win) 17GB, free 15GB. And more is 9GB SWOP on SSD, 136GB of free space on SSD and 1TB+ free space on HDD (RAID0), 200+ MB / sec internet . Where and what to change to ff used accessible resources? After all, they exist!

Asked by A-l-exa-n-d-r 8 hours ago