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All webpages show up as garbage text

I was using Firefox and my system was low on resources so it killed the process using the most memory which was Firefox. When it restarted every page showed up as garbage… (read more)

I was using Firefox and my system was low on resources so it killed the process using the most memory which was Firefox. When it restarted every page showed up as garbage. I've cleared cache. I've refreshed Firefox. I've reinstalled. I've rebooted. Nothing seems to work. mozilla.org appears to work but every other site I try looks like the attached image. When I view the source of a page that looks like garbage, the source looks perfectly fine. I'm running 77.0.1 64 bit on Windows 7. Any ideas?

Asked by Brian 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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'Your Browser Is Being Managed By Your Organization'-Issue Resolved

Firefox 73.0.1 It is being used on a home desktop running Win 7 Home Premium. In 'Tools->Options->General,' a blue link states 'Your Browser Is Being Managed By You… (read more)

Firefox 73.0.1

It is being used on a home desktop running Win 7 Home Premium.

In 'Tools->Options->General,' a blue link states 'Your Browser Is Being Managed By Your Organization.'

When I click on the link, a new tab opens with 'Enterprise Policies' stating:

'Policy Name': 'Certificates'

'Policy Value ': ImportEnterpriseRoots'

'Value': 'True'

Are they the settings that I want or am I missing something?

Asked by Buddy2014 1 year ago

Answered by Buddy2014 1 year ago

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NEW UPDATE - Didn't solve - Ebay does not work with Firefox 74.0 (Windows)

'Hi, is this a known issue? Ebay will not render inside my Firefow browser. Still looks like some parts of the page don't load, tried all the individual line items in 'pa… (read more)

'Hi, is this a known issue? Ebay will not render inside my Firefow browser.

Still looks like some parts of the page don't load, tried all the individual line items in 'page info' without success.

Seems to forget that the security was overwritten.

Asked by irishtoon 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Change time period of search results

Looking for a way via "config" to permanently change the default "any time" for the search period for searches to a set period of days, i.e. 30, 60, 90, etc. Have not bee… (read more)

Looking for a way via "config" to permanently change the default "any time" for the search period for searches to a set period of days, i.e. 30, 60, 90, etc. Have not been able to find anything in forum conversations or in browsing through the config file that addresses such a change. Thanks for any help you can give. Mark

Asked by mwcrouch 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Remove "Search with google" and "Search with amazom.co.uk" from the address bar drop down list

In version 75 when I click in the address bar, a list of my most common sites appears, but at the TOP of this list are search with google and also amazon.co.uk. These are… (read more)

In version 75 when I click in the address bar, a list of my most common sites appears, but at the TOP of this list are search with google and also amazon.co.uk. These are options I do not want to see, just "my" web sites. How can I remove these two items from the drop down list? Thanks.

Asked by siroctopusuk 1 year ago

Answered by siroctopusuk 1 year ago

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Can I open bookmarks in Quantum in separate window AND open two folders (+) at one time in left pane??

Using FF52 because I don't want to lose SPECIFIC functionality I still have with that version. That functionality trumps all other considerations. Period. In 52, I ca… (read more)

Using FF52 because I don't want to lose SPECIFIC functionality I still have with that version. That functionality trumps all other considerations. Period.

In 52, I can open my bookmarks in a separate window ... that way it doesn't conflict with browser real estate AT ALL. Its behind browser window or on top as needed with a 'focus' click.

BUT ..... even if that is possible with Quantum ...

In that window, I want ALL bookmarks ... not just their folders ... to be visible, if needed. More specifically ....

...  I want to be able to open ANY two or more folders at one time (and keep them open) ... which is how I normally have this.        All in One Sidebar enabled this in FF52.       I do not want last folder closed when I open new one.     And I don't want to view bookmarks in a right hand side half of window.     (This is how FF was before 4.0, how it was enabled with AIOS by FF 29, etc.)

Please tell me if this combination of functionality is possible in current versions. Thank You.

Asked by pieter_biz 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox won't load google

So firefox will not let me search with Google, Bing, DuckDuckgo. But Baidu works. It is saying that it is a security issue. And thanks to google header which is strict tr… (read more)

So firefox will not let me search with Google, Bing, DuckDuckgo. But Baidu works. It is saying that it is a security issue. And thanks to google header which is strict transport security it will not load. This is the full error code

   https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=blah+blah+blah
   
   Peer's Certificate issuer is not recognised.
   
   HTTP Strict Transport Security: true
   HTTP Public Key Pinning: true
   
   Certificate chain:
   
   -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
   MIIEbDCCA1SgAwIBAgIQFa+SxCvxRZAIAAAAACqy5DANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADAi
   MSAwHgYDVQQDExdNaWNyb3NvZnQgRmFtaWx5IFNhZmV0eTAeFw0yMDAxMjEwODE2
   MzVaFw0yMDA0MTQwODE2MzVaMGgxCzAJBgNVBAYTAlVTMRMwEQYDVQQIEwpDYWxp
   Zm9ybmlhMRYwFAYDVQQHEw1Nb3VudGFpbiBWaWV3MRMwEQYDVQQKEwpHb29nbGUg
   TExDMRcwFQYDVQQDEw53d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbTCCASIwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEBBQAD
   ggEPADCCAQoCggEBAN8dkDyiIYA9vjPY9pZwPzCeML1SmShqroJBLLrgJC0Z4VY5
   IWuF24bU3WAd9HmFEujyJxb97WophVCVICocKGFi0aG5UUqIiGbEh8atTLfiiLIb
   iiNcXkQPSFy5e5STIOtxMkAzWLMFY1pygxW1idzentRxdD1oWVrvvAcFSZCHHVGH
   082jsZS0vqaak9P8lPnNj9UFemaFGPpOPXs1FGr19pepeK6NeVoF8E1vLY9BFWHN
   64oKs0lCkqKXeBrjTiX8UrmdI78QtmlEEELPWRgvj0iYV/yhmV9mR8MPljbvsOUr
   55LrEmXrFqYT5GiacBzbZTs1LUPCSdUr4SMJ5N8CAwEAAaOCAVYwggFSMAwGA1Ud
   EwEB/wQCMAAwGQYDVR0RBBIwEIIOd3d3Lmdvb2dsZS5jb20wIQYDVR0gBBowGDAI
   BgZngQwBAgIwDAYKKwYBBAHWeQIFAzCCAQIGCisGAQQB1nkCBAIEgfMEgfAA7gB1
   ALIeBcyLos2KIE6HZvkruYolIGdr2vpw57JJUy3vi5BeAAABb8djq3QAAAQDAEYw
   RAIgAKEqXW6ShwnAYzVPn0webAiLaHMA5sWQaoz9S3KuMu4CIFKaSXGjoVQQsbFY
   BeGaNAavGhGgN36/jLtTTdP/N6DkAHUAXqdz+d9WwOe1Nkh90EngMnqRmgyEoRIS
   hBh1loFxRVgAAAFvx2OrlAAABAMARjBEAiAerdJ+wqlsdSRh+RonxVaPszSmVALt
   qS4bhFvJ6y293gIgQy1hHPLGcs8g+NOpD20+frIxjeGZA7iirJN8rBLJdPkwDQYJ
   KoZIhvcNAQELBQADggEBAMr0MYiMnxQgg/ZgbJmgZqnAtsJT+WcFzvwzyWnwcKpo
   +yR12mLOw1wVVcqwvlnKti7Dy2OrqiI/9Iq0IdUG/UfGHWygPkg6dJL+2gOzIzQZ
   TsmYa1IFazFRjiKl4TP/Es0miVcz8q6KgFwmkM/IOfKNCgKk7KeLfJ2IMPZthxA2
   YKif1t05BN1Jslfls6vssFNcmWvEn/Ix+3Z9fcjgNv5XkTqgvTGiD9CIzsxye3+G
   57yk/dFWVylJ5zMEL8CyKJfJwsaRxaKqN3i5z/uKQSVkALW2R/8klNS7es/LKh9Z
   ifW+RSq7r+BVbikAoALBztZvjgSZ6gO/EKFZE3mizo0=
   -----END CERTIFICATE-----

Asked by Fury_Phoenix 1 year ago

Answered by Fury_Phoenix 1 year ago

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Latest reason why the "don't let Flash run automatically" decision was a FAIL

Once again, we have a new release (74.0). Once again, the developers who believe themselves to be gods do not think users should be allowed to set Firefox to allow Flash… (read more)

Once again, we have a new release (74.0). Once again, the developers who believe themselves to be gods do not think users should be allowed to set Firefox to allow Flash on specific sites without asking EVERY SESSION, somehow believing that inconveniencing the users is somehow going to force website admins to move away from Flash before the announced deprecation at the END of the year.

Now one of my daily-visited sites (the one for Daily Jumble) will not wait for me to enable Flash, and when I do enable it I then have to refresh the page to make it work. It is obvious that if what I have been asking for all along -- being able to tell Firefox to enable Flash always FOR THIS SITE ONLY -- would alleviate the problem, but since the gods cannot see through the eyes of the users, I am now further inconvenienced by their decision.

I maintain that they moved too quickly and too drastically to implement this change, and I have no reason to believe posting this will make any difference, but I again want them to know that instead of Firefox being the most user-friendly browser in the world (as it USED to be) it now has enough user-UNfriendliness to be as despised as Internet Explorer was.

I do not believe it to be an unreasonable request to allow this, because they could simply put that functionality in, then take it out along with all Flash support in the first release of 2021. But they think they know better. Sorry, guys, but you DO NOT.

Asked by Kymber 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I can't get Firefox to save login info for Norton

I have the Norton Password Manager (PWM) extension installed. When I want to log in to any protected site for which I have already stored the login info, I have to log i… (read more)

I have the Norton Password Manager (PWM) extension installed. When I want to log in to any protected site for which I have already stored the login info, I have to log in to my Norton account before I can log in to the PWM itself.* The box for that has a checkbox "Remember me on this device," which I leave checked, but if I close Firefox and open it again, the box pops up exactly as before, whereas on Chrome, the login info is entered already. I have tried restoring Firefox to its default configuration and entering the Norton login info on both the logins page and on the cookie exceptions page, but nothing works. What's up?

  • This seems to be a relatively new requirement by Norton, which I already explored in another thread.

Asked by Tinwoodman 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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Embedded maps not loading for certain websites

I've recently come across two websites that use embedded maps, where the maps are not loading at all. (but maps.google.com is working just fine) There are two embedded ma… (read more)

I've recently come across two websites that use embedded maps, where the maps are not loading at all. (but maps.google.com is working just fine)

There are two embedded maps on here that don't load:
   https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html
And the main map on here won't load, and its my first time using this site:
   https://www.zumper.com/apartments-for-rent/new-york-ny

Here's what I've tried in solving this issue:

 - Turned off the Enhanced Tracking Protection for each of these sites
 - Disabled all of my extensions and restarted FF
 - Started FF in Safe Mode
But none of these fixed the issue. The only thing that works so far is to use a brand new FF profile, and then the embedded maps will load on these sites.
So, why doesn't Safe Mode work? What is it about my main profile that is causing the maps not to load?
Btw, I'd prefer not to rebuild my profile from scratch, as it would take lots and lots of time to get everything set back up again in the new profile.
Thanks, Darren

Asked by Darren 1 year ago

Answered by Darren 1 year ago

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My Firefox on Mac crashed after message to quarantine Ransomware. Reinstalled v75, now working but only opens with Profile Manager using terminal command.

Out of the blue I received a message stating I was being attacked on my Mac by software that maybe Ransomware. I was asked to close and delete the files. I run Mac Os 10.… (read more)

Out of the blue I received a message stating I was being attacked on my Mac by software that maybe Ransomware. I was asked to close and delete the files.

I run Mac Os 10.14.6 and have never had any previous problems. After quarantining these files I quit Firefox and then could not open it. I therefore deleted the .app and reinstalled Firefox 75. I can only start up Firefox by using the Terminal Command window using the Profile manager. I created a new profile but cannot see my old profile within the Profile Manager. I can find the old profile under Profile's in Application Support/Users. So despite having a new default set created, I still cannot get the Firefox.app to open by clicking on it. I have now deleted the old profile and still cannot open the Firefox app from the dock or applications folder.

help please!

I could never find out why I got the message "Ransomware may be trying to access my computer", except two files have appeared in my bin; Edgar Poe Murder and Righteous Games.

Any help appreciated.

Asked by blcweb 1 year ago

Answered by blcweb 1 year ago

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How can I tell if iCloud.com does not allow for passwords to be saved in FF, for security reasons?

How can I tell if iCloud.com does not allow for passwords to be saved in FF, for security reasons? . . . I think this must be the reason . . . I'm using the latest, up-to… (read more)

How can I tell if iCloud.com does not allow for passwords to be saved in FF, for security reasons? . . . I think this must be the reason . . . I'm using the latest, up-to-date versions, of Win 10 and FF

https://www.icloud.com/

Usernames and passwords are not saved . . . https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/usernames-and-passwords-are-not-saved

Websites prohibit password saving

Some websites do not allow for passwords to be saved for security reasons. If you have followed the steps above, but are still not prompted to save a password when logging in to a certain website, that site may have disabled password saving.

Asked by sludge7051-x 1 year ago

Answered by sludge7051-x 1 year ago

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New Tab Addon

I have used the newtab addon for years. My home page is google.com. Just today, I get an error message when clicking the new tab button as follows: Blocked by X-Frame-Opt… (read more)

I have used the newtab addon for years. My home page is google.com. Just today, I get an error message when clicking the new tab button as follows: Blocked by X-Frame-Options Policy. Does anyone know what is going on here?

Asked by ffohl 1 year ago

Answered by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

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Why would Firefox make me get a security code for every login on websites

My bank site, amazon & other sites with secure login require verification every time I want to log in ONLY on Firefox. IE does not do this BUT I support and prefer to… (read more)

My bank site, amazon & other sites with secure login require verification every time I want to log in ONLY on Firefox. IE does not do this BUT I support and prefer to use Firefox. I have refreshed Firefox, I completely removed Firefox and downloaded and installed fresh, I have run Ccleaner, Cleared my data and after entering my login and security code it will STILL demand a code even though I have not even closed the browser when trying to log in a second time. I have been trying to fix this for 3 days now! Nothing works.

Asked by myprettypenny 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to get rid of BING!!?!!!!?!!!!?

In the following post (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1178871) it lists how to get rid of the Bink "hijacking" in Firefox. However, I don't have the SearchAs… (read more)

In the following post (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1178871) it lists how to get rid of the Bink "hijacking" in Firefox. However, I don't have the SearchAssist Incognito extension installed. Additionally, I have removed Bing completely from the search options in the default as well as one click search engines under Firefox options. However, I Bing is STILL hijacking my search's. If I open a new window, it's Bing search, if I search in the address bar, it's Bing search. Nothing I do gets rid of Bing. Help? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Monica Walston 1 year ago

Answered by Eve 1 year ago

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I'm using Firefox with add ons including No Script. Something called jackhillty.net keeps following me around. What is it and how do I get rid of it ? Thanks

I'm using Firefox with add ons including No Script. Something called jackhillty.net keeps following me around. What is it and how do I get rid of it ? P.S. I'm not a pro… (read more)

I'm using Firefox with add ons including No Script. Something called jackhillty.net keeps following me around. What is it and how do I get rid of it ? P.S. I'm not a programmer or IT person. Please keep it simple. Thanks

Asked by Ray 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox 78.0.1 hangs trying to access websites but other browsers can

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on.… (read more)

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on. Apparently, my desktop browser was updated to Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) on 7-1-2020. Since that time, I have been unable to access any websites from Firefox including mozilla.org. I am connected through WiFi. After downloading the Opera browser I have been able to access any website with no problems. I read community troubleshooting on this issue and tried various fixes including turning off IPv6. I read the community article about turning off my personal firewall. I was unaware of using any firewall so I installed Gufw Firewall 18.04.0. Running this program shows my firewall status is "OFF". I checked my AT&T modem and could not find any firewall settings that specifically mentioned Firefox. I would like to continue using Firefox since I use it on my phone and laptop also use it.

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS 64 bit. It also accesses the internet through the same WiFi. It currently has no problems loading web sites with Firefox version 78.0.1

Please help.

Asked by charles.goodrich 1 year ago

Answered by charles.goodrich 1 year ago

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Although location is set to block, some sites still redirect to their localized versions

I am living in Spain, and browse in English. Often when I do a search with Google, although the result is linking to a page in English, the final page is in the one for t… (read more)

I am living in Spain, and browse in English. Often when I do a search with Google, although the result is linking to a page in English, the final page is in the one for the Spanish market (es_Es).

A good example is the Seagate website. Even direct links from other forums are redirected to their Spanish version. Also, after cleaning cache for Seagate sites, restarting, AND trying it in a Private Window.

My config: macOs 10.15.4 set to UK English. Firefox Dev Edition 76.0b3, (language same as OS) with: - Privacy & Security: Enhanced Tracking Protection > Standard - Privacy & Security: Locations > "Block new requests asking to access your location" checked - about:config > geo.enabled set to false. Google Search Region Settings are set to "United States". –

Thank you!

Asked by quasi 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago