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Telling a 32bt from 64bt file by the name--Firefox Standard--Firefox esr

I'd like to request that the same versions of the Firefox files have the 32bt or 64bt designation in the name. When downloading directly FF Standard and FFesr for my 32bt… (read more)

I'd like to request that the same versions of the Firefox files have the 32bt or 64bt designation in the name. When downloading directly FF Standard and FFesr for my 32bt and 64bt computers/laptops, I can't tell which is which in the download folder, and so I have to download them all over, this time waiting for each to download so I know which it is, and then rename it, and then downloading the other bt version.

    (For example: the file "Firefox Setup 91.5.1esr.exe" could be 32bt or 64bt file, both download with the same name. The same with FF Standard et al.)

It's tedious to do the renaming but I prefer to know at a glance which is which in my archive folders. . . Been doing this renaming for years. Just thought I'd finally make a request. I believe it's the same issue in the Linux and iOS 32bt and 64bt versions--they look identical in the download folder. Thank you.

Asked by kdidwoman 1 hour ago

Firefox won't download on MacOS Big Sur 11.6.3

I recently update my MacBook to MacOS Big Sur 11.6.3 and realized several of my apps were deleted, including Firefox. I tried to redownload Firefox via Safari but the dow… (read more)

I recently update my MacBook to MacOS Big Sur 11.6.3 and realized several of my apps were deleted, including Firefox. I tried to redownload Firefox via Safari but the download fails. I've tried restarting my computer and redownloading but I get the same issue.

Asked by kyleburton1987 3 hours ago

Need help move a profile to a different email address

I have long time account. My wife took over my computer and made it hers. I want to move my old (hers now) account to her email, while releasing my email so that I can st… (read more)

I have long time account. My wife took over my computer and made it hers. I want to move my old (hers now) account to her email, while releasing my email so that I can start another profile on a different computer with MY email. I added her email as a secondary, made it the default, then deleted my email from the profile. then I went over to my computer, tried to sign in with my email, but it's telling me i need to sign in with the Primary email address. so it didn't release my email. and i can't create a new account with my email address. i'm a few hours into searching for an answer and would appreciate some help. thank you

Asked by P 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Does beta still install over release?

I have been using FF primarily for email accounts recently, but want to go back to using it for general browsing as well. This would mean the ESR version for general surf… (read more)

I have been using FF primarily for email accounts recently, but want to go back to using it for general browsing as well. This would mean the ESR version for general surfing, and another version for my email accounts---both versions running 24/7 on my laptop, except for updates.

Does beta still install over the release version? I tried googling this but the results never answered my question---evidently "over" is a very common word in English. :)

Also, does the Beta channel update only some days after FDE? Or does the Beta update channel get the new beta at the same time as the Aurora channel?

Asked by paulri 9 hours ago

Last reply by paulri 3 hours ago

Import profile from another computer

I copied profile from old Win 7 to a USB hard drive, and tried to copy to new Win 11 computer . Opened APPDATA\Mozilla\Firefox\profiles\. Saw several different profile fi… (read more)

I copied profile from old Win 7 to a USB hard drive, and tried to copy to new Win 11 computer . Opened APPDATA\Mozilla\Firefox\profiles\. Saw several different profile files. Copied to new one Ihad created with my name, and closed the file. Restarted Firefox, but it wouldn't run. Said it couldn't find any profiles. Help!

Asked by foxmark1935 1 day ago

Last reply by foxmark1935 5 hours ago

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Where to download offline installers including all platforms and previous versions

Awhile back [the question was asked], however the 'solution' is not what we are after here. Once upon a time, there was a table with the Firefox downloads. And in previou… (read more)

Awhile back [the question was asked], however the 'solution' is not what we are after here.

Once upon a time, there was a table with the Firefox downloads. And in previous versions. That is what I am looking for. I do not care, repeat, do not care, about the form input selecting 'latest' platform, etc.

Assuming also there is a method of downloading offline installers using tools like wget.

Thank you...

Asked by mwpowelllde 9 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 7 hours ago

How to stop Firefox nag screens

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Ea… (read more)

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Each update seemed to change something that was working fine and didn't need changing... the last straw was making the on-screen font so small that it was nearly impossible to read.

It took me quite a while to find a way to change the font size and appearance back to something usable. That was when I decided to disable automatic updates. Now, every time I open FF or TB I get a nag screen and this is beyond annoying. There does not appear to be any way to stop this happening outside of doing complicated stuff in the registry that I am not prepared to do.

So basically, I am looking for a recommendation on the best alternative browser and mail app that I can use when I delete FF and TB. Chrome seems to work OK for a browser and although I don't like the GUI, Gmail is probably the logical choice as I use Gmail addresses. I don't need apps that work on phones as I work on a PC, so a simple clear GUI is more important to me than all kinds of clever features that I will never use :)

Cheers... John D

Asked by jon dee 1 day ago

Last reply by jon dee 9 hours ago

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Dark Theme

Yesterday my firefox updated to version 96.0. It changed to screen to dark theme. I prefer the light theme and need help to change it back. Thanks Email me at [email]@… (read more)

Yesterday my firefox updated to version 96.0. It changed to screen to dark theme. I prefer the light theme and need help to change it back. Thanks

Email me at [email]@Hotmail.com.

Asked by mmathe8 2 weeks ago

Answered by artur6912 2 weeks ago

everything was working great..... then you updated and things started going haywire...

everything was working great..... then you updated and things started going haywire..... then Microsucks did the same.... i have enough problems from microsucks by themse… (read more)

everything was working great..... then you updated and things started going haywire..... then Microsucks did the same.... i have enough problems from microsucks by themselves.. fix this

Asked by logrhed41 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 13 hours ago

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How to update OpenH264 from V1.8.1.1 to V2.1.1

Hello, I am trying to update OpenH264 but I can't find on how to update it. Is there a way to do it? I got the dll file. I have tried to use the install extension from fi… (read more)

Hello,

I am trying to update OpenH264 but I can't find on how to update it. Is there a way to do it? I got the dll file. I have tried to use the install extension from file but it does not show the dll file on my desktop.

Asked by DVT 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Deleted web browsers

I inadvertently (Stupidly!) deleted all web browsers on my spare computer. I re-installed Firefox on that computer but still cannot get web access. What can I do? … (read more)

I inadvertently (Stupidly!) deleted all web browsers on my spare computer. I re-installed Firefox on that computer but still cannot get web access. What can I do?

Asked by roland39 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

Firefox Settings Across Platforms

My primary machine has (FF 88.0.1 64-bit) has all the FF tweaks for privacy and annoyances I care to have. Last outstanding issue is floating videos -- but that's posted… (read more)

My primary machine has (FF 88.0.1 64-bit) has all the FF tweaks for privacy and annoyances I care to have. Last outstanding issue is floating videos -- but that's posted as another topic by me. Big questions:

1. Can I bring FF on the three other laptops and server to the same FF revision level at this machine and copy across all files that would capture settings this machine's settings/changes in Config and Policies ?

I currently make quick work of syncing UBlock and AdBlocker on all machines by simple export/imports of text files. Everything tweaked exactly the same on every machine with respect to FF is what I am after...

Asked by JoeJupa 1 month ago

Last reply by JoeJupa 2 days ago

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Updating Firefox on a Chromebook

I downloaded Firefox on my Chromebook using the instructions found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos However, I have not been able to update… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox on my Chromebook using the instructions found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos However, I have not been able to update it since. It says updates are disabled in Firefox itself, and I have not been able to fine what files I need to update via Terminal to get the most current version. (I have been able to update other files through Terminal). Can someone please point me in the direction of how to update Firefox if installed in the manner described in the link?

Asked by weshamner 1 week ago

Answered by weshamner 2 days ago