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Recent character encoding errors

Recently I have been seeing, what I believe is character encoding errors on many web sites. As you can see from the attached, it appears as a series of 'ddddddddddd' but … (read more)

Recently I have been seeing, what I believe is character encoding errors on many web sites.

As you can see from the attached, it appears as a series of 'ddddddddddd' but if I copy and paste that into Word or a text editor it appears correctly. Kinda random, some sites, some areas.

My Firefox automatically updates, so I do not know what version this started.

Asked by JohnGlitsos 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Firefox wont open file browser via websites

I'm running Linux Ubuntu 20.4 Whenever I try to use a website that has a browse button (e.g. youtube uploader, google drive, etc) I click it but nothing happens, no file … (read more)

I'm running Linux Ubuntu 20.4

Whenever I try to use a website that has a browse button (e.g. youtube uploader, google drive, etc) I click it but nothing happens, no file browser comes up.

As per previous discussions on this issue, I have tried Safe mode, refresh (in fact total new operating system and re-install of firefox) and disabling hardware acceleration, even turning off popup blocker and none of these have made any difference.

Asked by blackwhitehorse22 4 months ago

Answered by blackwhitehorse22 4 months ago

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no access to website - adblocker message though no active adblocker and tracking OFF

recently when I open https://www.spanishdict.com I get a warning that I have to disable adblocker in order to get access to this site. Enhanced tracking protection is OFF… (read more)

recently when I open https://www.spanishdict.com I get a warning that I have to disable adblocker in order to get access to this site. Enhanced tracking protection is OFF for this site and I have no adblocker running as an extension. Any idea on what could trigger this behaviour and how to regain access to this website?

Asked by stephan.claes 4 months ago

Answered by stephan.claes 3 months ago

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Dementia.

I have built my life around PC's since 1981 [When a MB was ausome] Now in my 80's and suffering a mild form of dementia - I find Everything Difficult / Cannot get any hel… (read more)

I have built my life around PC's since 1981 [When a MB was ausome] Now in my 80's and suffering a mild form of dementia - I find Everything Difficult / Cannot get any help from Firefox or else where. Can Anyone help please? My email address is - [email]@ gmail.com - Thankyou! Regards - Denis

removed email address. edited for formatting

Asked by DGT 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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Warnings

I have just installed a new Firefox and now time and again when I try to sign in on a web site I have used for a long time, I just get a WARNING notice. STOP IT! These ar… (read more)

I have just installed a new Firefox and now time and again when I try to sign in on a web site I have used for a long time, I just get a WARNING notice. STOP IT! These are really excessive and irrelevant WARNINGS.

Asked by corc337 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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There is no way to report outdated Mozilla online articles

Today I read an extremely outdated article posted by Mozilla and I wanted to report that but Mozilla makes it damn near impossible to reach them. I found that the Firefox… (read more)

Today I read an extremely outdated article posted by Mozilla and I wanted to report that but Mozilla makes it damn near impossible to reach them. I found that the Firefox help forum was sadly the closest thing.

Asked by nicholas18 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Refresh or Shift Refresh doesn't reload the page

I am a HTML, PHP developer, but lately I am going crazy because the browser doesn't refresh the page when I make changes in the code, apparently the page is refreshed fro… (read more)

I am a HTML, PHP developer, but lately I am going crazy because the browser doesn't refresh the page when I make changes in the code, apparently the page is refreshed from cache and is not showing the changes. Could You fix that Please. I tried the recommendations of press Shift and the refresh button and the Control, Shift, R, key combination, but that doesn't work. Thank You Very Much.

Asked by César Matelat 3 months ago

Answered by César Matelat 3 months ago

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The mouse-left click button does not work on a Specific web site

The mouse-left click button does not work "with 1 site only", but works with other sites. - I have followed the recommended steps shown in answers/replies to a similar qu… (read more)

The mouse-left click button does not work "with 1 site only", but works with other sites.

- I have followed the recommended steps shown in answers/replies to a similar question. However, none works at all.

  1. 1- cleared cache & cookies
  2. 2- tried safe mode and disabled/removed some add-ons manually as well
  3. 3- tried different themes and default theme
  • Please note that the same issue happens in Firefox on Android phone

I have been having this issue for 5 weeks already. as a temporary solution I am using the middle mouse click or right-click to open links in a new tab, then close the current tab

    • Please also note, that specific website works fine in other browsers (6 browsers tested)
      • the issue DOES NOT exist in Firefox on Linux

Asked by MikMac 3 months ago

Answered by MikMac 3 months ago

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Why Firefox connects to googleusercontet.com within 2 minutes of it reaching the internet?

HI! My buddy highlighted an issue, then i re-checked myself and it is worrying to me. To recreate (windows): Get any (non-webistaller [not nececarry, to do it this way, b… (read more)

HI!

My buddy highlighted an issue, then i re-checked myself and it is worrying to me.

To recreate (windows):

Get any (non-webistaller [not nececarry, to do it this way, but simpler to check]) firefox version (buddy got a fresh portable, i used my kinda privacy fortified one). Disconnect from the internet (plug the cable for fastest result). Make your version usable (install it) Start firefox, and open the Resource Monitor, with the network tab open expand the Network Activity portion (short alphabeticly, by name, check for F for firefox). Plug the cable in.

You soon will see FF will start looking for things, then an adress with a googleusercontet.com will pop up. Does not matter what is the Homepage's default browser, does no matters even if the Homepage is set to blank, this happens.

My best bet would be google safe browsing, but still, without any activity it is already connecting to that?

I know about the Google-FF/Mozilla relation, but this really made me think about why i still like firefox.

Asked by ledgeri 3 months ago

Answered by dveditz 3 months ago

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How to delete IRLS from address bar pulldown menu?

What's the current instruction for deleting IRLs from the address bar pull down menu? This is not about the history, per se, of having been to any location. All I would… (read more)

What's the current instruction for deleting IRLs from the address bar pull down menu? This is not about the history, per se, of having been to any location. All I would like to do is delete several extraneous IRLs that are in the pull down menu which I don't need or rarely use, at least from that location.

Thanks.

Asked by Txasslm 3 months ago

Answered by Txasslm 3 months ago

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QuotaExceededError: The quota has been exceeded

Quota has been exceeded i get this error frequently while using freshdesk in Mozilla Firefox every time I have to clear cookie and cache and restart Firefox also tried up… (read more)

Quota has been exceeded i get this error frequently while using freshdesk in Mozilla Firefox

every time I have to clear cookie and cache and restart Firefox

also tried updating Firefox

I'm using since more than 2years but this issue is since last 2 months only

Please help

Asked by Maddy 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Optus webmail sign-in with a new email address

I recently changed my email address. I can only sign into webmail using my old one. How do I change it to my new address? Optus claims it's a browser settings issue. … (read more)

I recently changed my email address. I can only sign into webmail using my old one. How do I change it to my new address? Optus claims it's a browser settings issue.

Asked by Bronson1 4 months ago

Answered by Bronson1 4 months ago

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Server Error

Hi there I have just updated Firefox Browser from 91.0.2 (32-bit) to 92.0 (64-bit) The following website now gives a "Server Error" splash as soon as any search operation… (read more)

Hi there

I have just updated Firefox Browser from 91.0.2 (32-bit) to 92.0 (64-bit)

The following website now gives a "Server Error" splash as soon as any search operation is attempted and of course, no results are found: https://isrc.soundexchange.com/#!/search

Firefox Browser vers 91.0.2 (32-bit) still works perfectly, but 92.0 (64-bit) gives 'Server Error'

I have tried safe mode, cleared the cache and checked all Privacy and Security settings. The only way to "fix" this problem is to go back to 91.0.2 (32-bit).

Please see images attached First showing 92.0 (64-bit) with Server Error Second, Working. Same site using Vers 91.0.2 (32-bit)

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks

Asked by Station1 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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How to mark previous answers to a support question as obsolete?

This is an issue with Mozilla Support. I'd like to be able to mark an answer as obsolete, as it's potentially misleading. If you search on Google for "firefox toggle book… (read more)

This is an issue with Mozilla Support. I'd like to be able to mark an answer as obsolete, as it's potentially misleading.

If you search on Google for "firefox toggle bookmark bar", the first result is this:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/865261

It indicates that there's no shortcut to toggle the bookmark bar, which was probably true when it was written, but isn't true now (can use Ctrl+Shift+B). As the question thread is archived, there's no way to add additional responses to indicate the current Firefox functionality, and users that search for this information may get the impression that the older answer is still accurate.

I don't mean to single this example out, I'm sure there are others and the author of the answer did nothing wrong, but I would like there to be some way to help direct users to more up-to-date information.

Asked by tarclarke 4 months ago

Answered by Stans 4 months ago

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Can't restore bookmark export from Windows PC to Linux Mint PC

I run Firefox on a couple Windows PCs and one Linux Mint PC. Each of them is running Firefox 92.0. My customary process had been to use one of the Windows PCs as my mast… (read more)

I run Firefox on a couple Windows PCs and one Linux Mint PC. Each of them is running Firefox 92.0.

My customary process had been to use one of the Windows PCs as my master copy of Firefox bookmarks. I do not use synch; rather, every so often I export the bookmarks from the master machine and restore the export to my other machines. I've not had a problem with that process in the past.

Today I encountered a problem for the first time: I exported the bookmarks from my "master" Windows PC and usual and then restored to my other PCs. The other Windows PCs did so without trouble, but the Mint PC did not restore the export file correctly: When I attempt to restore on the Mint PC, I get the folder structure from the original Windows export, but none of the folders is populated with bookmarks; instead, all 5K or so individual bookmarks are listed individually at the top level of my "Bookmarks Menu" folder, beneath the list of empty folders.

I've run the about:support Places Database "Verify Integrity" function on both the Windows master PC and on the Mint PC. The function does not flag any issues.

Any idea what's going on, and how I can resolve it? Might there be a bug in the Linux 92.0 that I should report somewhere? Is there a workaround I can try in the meanwhile, e.g., copy places.sqlite from the master machine to the Linux machine?

Thanks in advance for your help / guidance.

Regards, Rob L

Asked by rlindx 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Find bar won't close, has misleading appearance

The Find bar used to have an X at the far left that I could click to close it. It no longer does. I looked up if there's a hotkey to close it, and it's supposed to be Esc… (read more)

The Find bar used to have an X at the far left that I could click to close it. It no longer does. I looked up if there's a hotkey to close it, and it's supposed to be Esc, which is doing nothing.

The bar also appears to have the search box and option tickboxes all grayed out indicating unusable; they're not actually unusable, it's just the appearance that's wrong, but it shouldn't look like that.

Asked by AlexSeanchai 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Error code SSL_ERROR_RX_MALFORMED_ALERT when connecting to Facebook only.

Since late last night, I've been having issues connecting to Facebook when using Firefox. Through my own troubleshooting efforts, I've run multiple Virus and Malware scan… (read more)

Since late last night, I've been having issues connecting to Facebook when using Firefox. Through my own troubleshooting efforts, I've run multiple Virus and Malware scans via AVG, Malware Bytes, TDSS Killer and Microsoft Safety Scanner, to no avail. What doesn't help is that when checking Facebook in Chrome, the error code I get is NET::ERR_SSL_OBSOLETE_VERSION relating to TLS 1.0 and 1.1. Are there other things I should try on my end as to the cause of this issue?

To my knowledge, the issue is only with Facebook. Other websites I frequent are connecting with no issues.

Asked by blaster5426 4 months ago

Answered by blaster5426 4 months ago

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scroll bar disappears

FF92.0, Big Sur. I really just noticed that the scroll bar on the right hand side disappears rather quickly (in just a second or two). Is there some way to make it hang a… (read more)

FF92.0, Big Sur. I really just noticed that the scroll bar on the right hand side disappears rather quickly (in just a second or two). Is there some way to make it hang around? Really pretty annoying having to make it show up by manually scrolling with a mouse wheel.

Asked by danflester 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Is there an add-on or that restores functionality that updates have removed?

One reason why I liked Firefox so much were two tools in particular that have been inexplicably REMOVED by recent updates, View This Image (or Picture) and View Page Info… (read more)

One reason why I liked Firefox so much were two tools in particular that have been inexplicably REMOVED by recent updates, View This Image (or Picture) and View Page Info. Now Firefox is just like everybody else and their brothers. I was wondering if there is an add-on or extension that addresses this deficiency.

I just noticed: Firefox no longer shows installed add-ons and extensions. WTF???

Asked by gremlinkurst 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago