Firefox asked a "refresh", computer locked up before finished, created a "old data FireFox file on the desktop.
Firefox asked a 'refresh', I pressed the button refresh and process running, computer then locked up to complete before. He has created a "old data file FireFox" on the desktop. I need to understand how trasfer the data in the old file of data in my FureFox 'new' to allow me to access my bookmarks and other. Thank you!
Hi Ken, Firefox will not start now, complaining that it cannot find its profile, or it starts up, but data are incomplete?
Here is a procedure to return to your prior to refresh the data. It takes 5 minutes, but it's probably faster than the recovery of individual data files and those in a new profile from loading.
Check inside the folder 'Old data Firefox' update adds on your desktop in a folder with a name random semi. If there is only one, that probably has your old settings and Add-ons. If there is more than one, you'll want to work with one who has been updated recently.
Once you have identified the profile folder, that you want to restore, here is my "old profile resurrection suggested procedure:
Here are the steps described in more detail below:
- Create a new Firefox profile
- Delete all of this profile folder
- Copy in all of the old profile folder
Create a new profile for Firefox (Windows)
Out of Firefox and start in the Profile Manager by pasting the following text in the search box of the start menu, or the start > Run dialog box and pressing ENTER:
Note: any time want to switch profiles, exit Firefox and return to this dialog box.
Click on the button create a profile, give it a name like OldSettings and skip the option to change the location of the folder. Select the new profile from the dialog box, and then start Firefox.
Open the new profile folder in Windows Explorer
Firefox in the new profile should look like a new installation of the plant. Open the troubleshooting information page by using either:
- button "3-bar" menu > "?" button > troubleshooting information
- Menu help > troubleshooting information
- type or paste everything: in the address bar and press Enter
In the first table, click on the view file"" button. Firefox will launch your new profile folder in Windows Explorer.
This folder open, switch back to Firefox and get out by using either:
- "3-bar" menu button > button "power".
- (menu bar) File > Exit
Firefox is closed, the profile folder must be front and Center, or you can activate it by using the taskbar.
Copy old data instead of new
In this new profile folder you just popped open - NOT the one on your desktop - select all content (you can use Ctrl + a) and delete (you can press Delete on the keyboard).
Leave this window open, open or switch to your folder of old data of Firefox. Consult your old profile folder. At this level, you should see a folder named bookmarkbackups among other things.
Select all (Ctrl + a) and copy (or right-click > copy or Ctrl + c).
Switch to the empty profile folder in another window and paste (or right-click > paste or Ctrl + v). This may take a few minutes because some files are large.
Firefox should start in this 'new' profile with the old resurrected profile data. Success?
I use Microsoft Windows XP SP3 and Microsoft Security Essentials.
I did 2 locked users:
1 locked with custom Restrictions user running Internet Explorer and other Internet browsers, write and draw and nothing much and is welcomed by right clicking on the program icon only run under other Creditentials.
2 power User, made from MMC with Chater way to have more power that any user who can not only surf the Internet, but also play games online, and this user is also locked.
My question is: how to make 1. User has locked protected with Microsoft Security Essentials, cause seems MSE is not protect this account, and I can't be sure because of the locked account cannot see even if it is protected, I put MSE on startup but that does not put MSE icon on the taskbar. If it is not protected is not a good cause for the idea that the user navigates Net.
Another thing I want to do:
For both locked users able to save files to the desktop and I have it unchecked in Windows SteadyState, but when I connect them and when I log into files are not saved on their desktop computers. So what is the point of selection/deslecting in sign of Restriction if the files went once they logout?
I wanted to do administrator can retrieve files from their office soon logs in.
Is - it possible and keep them locked?
One last thing - since English isn't the only language to be used on 1 locked user account
How can I put language so that the user can switch between EN and another language
Thank you for your replies,
I recommend you ask your question in the forums of SteadyState for assistance.
Hope the helps of information.
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After a restoration of the system, I am unable to save files on the desktop. Also, when I run that h & R Block software from my office, I get the following error
"No permission to write to the directory. (see WinFileWriterImpl:open())
No idea how I can fix this problem?
Thanks in advance
Why do you run the system restore?
You had a problem before with saving files?
You can save files to a folder on C:\?
There are errors in the event viewer?
To open Event Viewer: click on the Start button. In the search box, type and then event viewer from the list of results, double-click Event Viewer.
Search in the application or system event logs and red error report.
I installed Windows 7 on my computer. Its rebooted normally, but when he was loading files to the top of the color went all wrong... As you do not see the weight...
Installation of window 7. ! With a problem! Help, please!
I installed Windows 7 on my computer. Its rebooted normally, but when he was loading files to the top of the color went all wrong...
As you do not see the weight...
Please help me!
- 512 GB of ram with a Flash ram Drive his 10
- Windows aero does not support "as the scan did not say very important hahah: D.
- Intel Inside Pentium 4
- Reference Dell computer WITH a disk emachine hard and things 'VERY OLD '.
- 149 with Flash Drive 500 GB hard drive
PS. Mr. need help! D:
I can run vista Basic that lol
I didn't mean that you cannot run Windows 7. I have run on systems with 512 MB of ram. It will work, but will slip. It will be the same for Vista. I recommend that stick you with Xp until you are able to upgrade your ram.
Original title: resizing Desktop
My desktop computer should be resized. It is too large to fit on the desktop.
I assume you mean the image displayed on your screen...
Right-click anywhere on the desktop where there is no icon. Choose the resolution of the screen. Change the resolution to one that works for you.
In the selections you can make, you are limited by the capacity of your video output capacity.
Firefoxlogo missing and I could use not all Forefox.
Initially I not could find and tried to reinnstall.
He says I did, I would choose the old or new. New.
The exe was innstalled and clicking that it restarted the series - twice.
I tried to uninnstall Firefox.
After that, I could see her, or a long series of object unimpossible to uninnstall.
Once a Ponte 8 - symbol was there on innstallingpage who disappeared, I never clicked it.
The symbol of the exe was on my desk.
It took me a veil to remove.
Your instructions are all of this and, as I had the possibility using Firefox, I don't have.
I can't use it at all.
Hi datauspesialist. I'll have following disorder in the description of your problem, so I'm really not sure what the problem is that you need help with. You say that a Firefox logo is missing on the desktop - that sounds to me like Firefox is not installed on your computer.
You are using Windows XP? Vista? Mac OS? Did you follow the instructions step by step to install Firefox (for example https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-mac or https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-windows)?
BTW, feel free to react in Norwegian. I noticed in the other information you have submitted you're probably from the Norway. (I'm Swedish, so I'll be able to understand better this way.)
My Firefox correctly updated to Version 36.0.1, but the name on the desktop icon is not. I ran a renaming on it and the version is now correct but Firefox icon disappeared and I replaced by a generic in the usual palette of the icons of Windows 7.
How can I get Firefox back please?
Hi, try to remove it, and then go to the Start Menu > all programs, right-click on Firefox > Send to > desktop.
Hope that works.
Older FF Windows are covered with newer FF with the new FF window on top.
It wastes time & space monitor.
It is likely that a simple adjustment somewhere...
This has happened
Each time Firefox opened
Is with version 3.6.6.
This can be caused by a problem with an extension (Tools > Modules > Extensions)
Start Firefox in Firefox to solve the issues in Safe Mode to check if one of your modules is causing your problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Tools > Modules > themes).
See the extensions, themes and problems of hardware acceleration to resolve common troubleshooting Firefox problems and troubleshooting questions with plugins like Flash or Java to solve common Firefox problems
If this does not work in safe mode and then disable all your extensions and then try to find out who is causing by allowing both the problem reappears.
You can use "Disable all add-ons" window the startup of Firefox to solve the issues in Safe Mode to disable all extensions.
You will need to close and restart Firefox after each change via "file > exit ' (Mac: ' Firefox > leave";) Linux: "file > exit ')
The Firefox shortcut on my desktop displays a padlock. He didn't have this earlier today and I have no idea where it came from or what it means. When Firefox is opened with this shortcut to the page is then framed in red. Does anyone know what caused this and how get rid of?
This has happened
Just once or twice
Today is about 30 minutes ago
Maybe your security software (antivirus, firewall) blocking Firefox.
Have you looked into the settings there?
I tap the files on my desktop computer through filling of Word, but when I click on send via my e-mail to
recipient of email that it will not bring up the email to send me.
How can I solve this problem
Send to is only available if you have a mapi e-mail application installed, and you do not mention what mail application you use, or is it web mail?
And save data to a location on the desktop is dangerous, the data must be kept in libraries
I have a new computer, can I download cc team of old Adobe download or copy from the old drive to the new drive of OS?
I already have:
XDG_DESKTOP_DIR = "$HOME".
on my file ~/.config/user - dirs.dirs. That's not all!
(With firefox - iceweasel - 27 and debian wheezy with minimal gnome - some may be missing packages)
A bit, answered my own question...
If I change the line I mentioned earlier of XDG_DESKTOP_DIR = "$HOME" to XDG_DESKTOP_DIR = "/ home/username" solved the problem.
I still think it's a bug, since it was supposed to be the same. Maybe something prevents firefox form interpret "$HOME" as it should.
Thanks for all the help and effort.
Firefox said he just to download a file, but I cannot have access to it and don't see it. Location was chosen carefully.
This has happened
Each time Firefox opened
Is when upgrade to 3.6.3
This problem could have been caused by a virus download check. We will disable the antivirus for downloads check now:
- Entered on: config in Firefox, and then press ENTER.
- In the filter text box, enter browser.download .
- Looking for a preference named browser.download.scanWhenDone.
- Double-click this preference to set the value to false.
Subsequently, see if you can download files again!
Firefox Support volunteer
I have Vista and downloaded windows live mail. Whe sending an email attaching something to desktop, I try to open the attachment and it does not open. I can send email but do not know if they can open it.
Send it to yourself and you'll see. Also you could ask a friend that you send it to
you inform. If the attachment sent it can usually be opened on the recipient end
unless she needs a special program that they not have installed.
Good idea to have a 2nd e-mail account set up to test if necessary. You can set up a
on Hotmail or other free sites to use it just to test it.
I hope this helps.
You want to connect a laptop to my desktop Win XP Professional. I can do it with a phone cable? I don't want email on the remote computer, I just want to do graphics on but to access the files on the desktop.
I need to know exactly what cords I need to connect two computers? I don't want to send on the laptop. It will be my office of graphic work needs to access the files on the desktop.
You can try to do this with a standard network configuration.
For more information, see the links:
Description of the Windows XP Network Setup Wizard
Install a wired network card
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