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Instagram won't open

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac. I have had an Instagram account for many years.… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac.


I have had an Instagram account for many years. Two days ago it stopped coming up when I entered it on the Firefox web site bar. I tried turning off the enhanced tracking protection in the shield but it didn't help. I get Instagram on my iPhone and iPad so it is not a problem with my Instagram account. Why can't I get Instagram anymore on my iMac OS Version 10.14.6 on my Firefox browser?

Asked by lmillender 3 days ago

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firefox cannot run online games but chrome can run games just fine

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly… (read more)

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly lags and stutters whenever i try to play a game.

The two games i have tested are Zombs Royale and Wormax IO. These are two very minimalistic games with nothing much to them. The slowest computers can handle them...

I have a GTX 1080, with 12 gb of rams. I also tested on my laptop, which has unknown specs, but 4gb of ram.

Both devices performed worse then how they would perform in chromium based browsers. I wish to stick with firefox, as i hear security is a virtue with Mozilla, and Chrome really just wants to steal your data.

I might add, that i did follow a couple steps to make my browser more secure, I didn't disable stuff like webgl, but i disabled a bunch of other settings, here is the video i followed:

https://youtu.be/xxWXLlfqNAo

I did install a few add-ons, such as Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, HTTPS Everywhere, and nightTab(I had this on chrome, and without it i feel home sick.)

I am unsure why these problems occur, as far as i know, my computer should be able to handle this.

I cannot find any other questions related to this, and it is really odd to me. I should also mention, Firefox is also quite slow anyways, it just feels slower than chrome, so i'm unsure if it's an optimization issue or what, but this occurs on all of my computers.

I hope someone can help me thank you.

Asked by official.skylightgaming 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Suddnly Font Changed in Firefox (Facebook.com) & Font Readability issue on facebook

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1359341] Recently i seen Facebook font is not readable and I'm having issue reading it. i refreshed Firefox - not so… (read more)

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Recently i seen Facebook font is not readable and I'm having issue reading it.

i refreshed Firefox - not solved i uninstall Firefox and reinstall - not solved i created new profile in Firefox - not solved i created new user in windows 10 - not solved

Troubleshoot mode on - solved

if i disable option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" - solved. But i don't want to use this solution as other websites are getting affected. Kindly someone can help me?

Attached Proof of webpage.

Asked by ray.excel75 1 day ago

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PDF Access

When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf). I do that and also check your "Save this for future" option. Every time I try to open … (read more)

When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf). I do that and also check your "Save this for future" option. Every time I try to open a pdf after that I still have to go through all the Browse steps. I also set up Flexipdf in your Settings and it just gets ignored.

Asked by DLD 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 15 hours ago

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Can't sign in to any G-mail account through firefox

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. W… (read more)

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. When clicking "Sign in," we get a page related to cache and cookies.

I have gone through the steps to delete "cache & cookies" for MY gmail account with no change in behavior. (My wife did not want me to remove hers because she believes (probably correctly) that her password memory on the PC would be erased!

I suspect we'll have to remove ALL google info from this computer, but don't know how to go about it. The only "App" listed with a google name is Google Chrome.

Suggestions? Remove and reinstall Firefox? Ditto Chrome? (Running Firefox 94. something.) I'd like to see her stick with Firefox, but this is a real barrier.

Asked by rhbohl 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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HTTPS only mode pre-configuration via cfg/js

Is there any official or unofficial article/website explaining all the about:config settings? Currently i am trying to pre-edit all my custom firefox settings with the au… (read more)

Is there any official or unofficial article/website explaining all the about:config settings? Currently i am trying to pre-edit all my custom firefox settings with the autoconfig.cfg I noticed that dns over https can be pre-edited with the cfg, so im pretty sure the setting: enable https only mode for all windows, which by default is disabled for whatever questionable reason, can be pre-activated via cfg.

How could i do that?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 12 hours ago

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Missing importnant interactive parts on website when using Firefox

I have been using Firefox as my main browser for a while and I like it. I have noticed that some interactive parts on some websites are missing when using Firefox. On the… (read more)

I have been using Firefox as my main browser for a while and I like it.

I have noticed that some interactive parts on some websites are missing when using Firefox. On the other hand, when using Google Chrome everything works fine.

I am attaching 2 screenshots showing that the button "Start the Chat" is missing when using the Firefox browser compared to when using Google Chrome.

Why is that?

Asked by Serafeim 19 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 11 hours ago

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email stopped sending

Friday my email stopped sending I get a message Sending of the message failed. An error occurred while sending mail: Outgoing server (SMTP) error. The server responded: … (read more)

Friday my email stopped sending I get a message

Sending of the message failed. An error occurred while sending mail: Outgoing server (SMTP) error. The server responded: smtpout.karoo.kcom.com.

I am still getting it
My ISP is eclipse who broke away from Kcom a few months ago
Since then I have has a few other episodes of this error but they have cleared in a few hours

This is now in its third day

help
Please

Asked by Dabacus 18 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 16 hours ago

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Browser redirect virus

Whenever I try opening up firefox to use, I am instead faced with a Bing home page. I have tried uninstalling and installing again but it hasn't seemed to have worked. I … (read more)

Whenever I try opening up firefox to use, I am instead faced with a Bing home page. I have tried uninstalling and installing again but it hasn't seemed to have worked. I am presented with a "Network Protocol Error" saying it can't connect to "segoonow.com" which is malware, and seems to be redirecting me to use bing instead of firefox.

How can I fix this? It's troubling and I don't want it stealing my information and continuing to redirect me to a web browser I don't want to use.

Thank you.

Asked by yelloworiole87 6 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 hours ago

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Browsec Ad infection

frequently two of my installations of Firefox spontaneously open an advertisement window that says is from some place called BROWSEC. Since it is not caught by my two ant… (read more)

frequently two of my installations of Firefox spontaneously open an advertisement window that says is from some place called BROWSEC. Since it is not caught by my two antivirus applications, it must be infecting the browser in some special way. Any hints on how to clean this out will be appreciated. Sample ad screen is attached.

Asked by Rahzan 6 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 hours ago

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A Microsoft Bing connect string pops up in my address bar everytime I connect to FireFox

This string that pops up https://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=D080921-N9996AAA1CF2EE4B&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3335739 My PC immediately connects to Bing every … (read more)

This string that pops up https://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=D080921-N9996AAA1CF2EE4B&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3335739

My PC immediately connects to Bing every time I connect or press the Home icon

I have used FireFox exclusively for more than 20 years - my current PC operating system is Windows 10 and I have never used Bing as my search engine

Can you please help

Asked by Wearmouth 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Design Problems after Update

Hey! First of all I am using Firefox 91.0.1 on a macOS Big Sur 11.2.1. Since recently I am having a lot of problems with the design of websites. Colors and shapes are no… (read more)

Hey!

First of all I am using Firefox 91.0.1 on a macOS Big Sur 11.2.1. Since recently I am having a lot of problems with the design of websites. Colors and shapes are not working properly. Does anyone experience the same problem or has any suggestions on how to fix it?

I have attached two pictures to show the issue. One is a Wikipedia page that lacks color and the other one is Google looking a bit goofy.

Thanks! Felix

Asked by bouche1 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Website Fonts have a Black Stroke/Outline

Some sites like OP.GG have a black stroke on letters. I've already looked at other forums and options. Settings > Language and Appearance > Fonts and Colors > A… (read more)

Some sites like OP.GG have a black stroke on letters. I've already looked at other forums and options.


Settings > Language and Appearance > Fonts and Colors > Advanced > Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above. This method does not work along with disabling high contrast (disabled already)

Any sort of help would be appreciated except telling me what I already did. Thank you

Asked by Ryujin 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Firefox continually prevents sfgate.com from reloading. This is a legitimate site I subscribe to. How can I disable this Firefox action?

Firefox continually prevents sfgate.com from reloading. This is a legitimate site I subscribe to. How can I disable this Firefox action? … (read more)

Firefox continually prevents sfgate.com from reloading. This is a legitimate site I subscribe to. How can I disable this Firefox action?

Asked by tomd67 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago