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Issues connecting to Archive of Our Own (Ao3)

I've noticed something odd the last few days. occasionally, Archive of Our Own— also known as AO3— will stop working properly after visiting a couple different stories, b… (read more)

I've noticed something odd the last few days. occasionally, Archive of Our Own— also known as AO3— will stop working properly after visiting a couple different stories, being unusable for most of the day as the pages will come up blank no matter what I click on, or even if I try to connect to a bookmarked page. This is not a consistent thing however. I recently updated to version 109.0.1 of Firefox, but this started happening a few days before the update. It also just happened about five minutes ago. Should I clear my cache and try again, or is there a website issue on their end I'm just not seeing?

EDIT: Ok, so I tried clearing cache and cookies and this is still occurring. No clue why.

Asked by Marc7 2 days ago

Last reply by Marc7 41 minutes ago

Bookmarks Menu List

Hello, I've noticed a change since the last update and don't understand why? When opening the bookmarks tab I would get the drop down of a long list of links I have save… (read more)

Hello, I've noticed a change since the last update and don't understand why?

When opening the bookmarks tab I would get the drop down of a long list of links I have saved. I sometimes bunch them into groups so when looking down the long list, I can see the link I want better when more than one are from the same website.

But my issue is that when I went through the list and found that group of links, I could click onto one to open the page. In the past before the update I could click on the bookmarks drop down again, and still see the same area of links I had just clicked on.

Now when the bookmarks drop down closes it defaults to the top of the list and I need to scan down to find the links I was looking at again. Why? Yes when I closed the browser off and reopened it the bookmarks list would start at the top again. But if left opened I could click on the bookmarks tab and it would open to the same link area I clicked onto last.

Is there a way in settings I can reverse this annoying, unnecessary change.

A word to the Firefox workers that like changing things for no reason. I use Firefox because I like the things your browser has that the others don't. Keep taking the little things away that people like, which you seem to keep doing, then my favourite browser will just become "The same old s#*@" like all the others.

Asked by ShadowAD 1 hour ago

Malwarebytes blocks Firefox as malicious site?

I use windows10 32 bit on an HP G2 small form factor desktop. Today I got an error message from the malwarebytes app that it had blocked a web page. When I looked at the … (read more)

I use windows10 32 bit on an HP G2 small form factor desktop. Today I got an error message from the malwarebytes app that it had blocked a web page. When I looked at the app protection record I saw multiple instances of it blocking firefox.exe (see attached). The report mentions multiple instances of the app fox.exe being blocked on port 443 with different ip addresses and connection listed as "outbound". I am not very knowledgeable about the web, so some help would be great. The report goes back into January although today was the first time I saw the pop up warning. I only have 2 extensions installed and as far as I know they are legit. Any ideas on what I should do?

Asked by lewynld 3 hours ago

language

My firefox has suddenly changed from Eng (AU) to Eng (GB) or sometimes Eng (US). This has caused me to be blocked from certain survey sites. I am also blocked because my … (read more)

My firefox has suddenly changed from Eng (AU) to Eng (GB) or sometimes Eng (US). This has caused me to be blocked from certain survey sites. I am also blocked because my IP address now comes out of Perth Australia instead of Hobart Tasmania. Please help. I am at a loss.

Asked by Sandy01 12 hours ago

Last reply by Sandy01 3 hours ago

Firefox flooding event log with connection errors at boot up

I was looking at my event log tracking down one issue when I noticed hundreds of audit failures (outbound connection blocked) in my event log. Firefox is not even runnin… (read more)

I was looking at my event log tracking down one issue when I noticed hundreds of audit failures (outbound connection blocked) in my event log.

Firefox is not even running. I've just started my computer. It's trying to make a connection to google @ 34.107.221.82.

Fortunately something is blocking the connection attempt, but why is Firefox making hundreds of connection attempts when I haven't even opened firefox? How do I stop it?

I looked in task scheduler and couldn't see anything there. Looked at group policy, couldn't see anything there.

FF91.13.0esr

Asked by citizen1138x 3 weeks ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 6 hours ago

Unable to access many sites, which I could previously

I have that issue also it shows up anytime I try PNC.com or my health care insurance. The workaround is using Firefox's private window. I removed my saved login and dump… (read more)

I have that issue also it shows up anytime I try PNC.com or my health care insurance. The workaround is using Firefox's private window. I removed my saved login and dumped my data, cookies, site data, and cache but that didn't help. That has been a pain restoring other sites I had saved, but that's another story.

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Gerry

Asked by Gerry58 2 days ago

Last reply by Gerry58 7 hours ago

google login

I use my regular gmail account in Firefox and Firefox is my default browser. Chrome pops up a login screen to allow me to sign into my school account or my regular accoun… (read more)

I use my regular gmail account in Firefox and Firefox is my default browser. Chrome pops up a login screen to allow me to sign into my school account or my regular account.

On Firefox when I go to google and click the login button, it takes me to my school login screen. How do I reset it to use my regular gmail account. My school uses gmail.

Can Firefox ask for the correct account when there are multiple accounts?

Asked by Gary in Tucson 9 hours ago

Can't open stack overflow

At some point firefox became unable to reliably open stackoverflow.com In network it says "Receiving data" and then nothing really happens Works fine in other browsers I … (read more)

At some point firefox became unable to reliably open stackoverflow.com In network it says "Receiving data" and then nothing really happens Works fine in other browsers I reinstalled, but it still didn't help

Asked by zhenya8915 9 hours ago

YouTube Wont Play In Private Window

Firefox 103.0.2 (64 bit) doesn't play YouTube videso in Private Window. The same videso play in s statdrad new window. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fiVciCs8zU wh… (read more)

Firefox 103.0.2 (64 bit) doesn't play YouTube videso in Private Window. The same videso play in s statdrad new window. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fiVciCs8zU which ironically won't play in private! Every time you press the play button you get about half a second of play before pausing. In standard mode it plays just fine.

Asked by Les 2 months ago

Last reply by Les 9 hours ago

tel: links not functioning in FF browser.

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications,… (read more)

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications, and tel: isn't even listed there. The first time it happened there was a dialogue box asking me what application to use, but after that nothing opened at all. I build and monitor websites, so I'm constantly checking these links for functionality.

Asked by mike598 6 days ago

Last reply by mike598 13 hours ago

constant crashes

firefox 109 is constantly crashing, sometimes costing meexpenses. I have submitted over 50 crashes in the past month, aand have heard nor seen any response from firefox. … (read more)

firefox 109 is constantly crashing, sometimes costing meexpenses. I have submitted over 50 crashes in the past month, aand have heard nor seen any response from firefox.

How can I rectify this without reinstalling firefox, which by the way was more trouble than it was worth, as it didn't fix the crashes , but did manage to clear my bookmark menus, which was a complete pain in the arse. any help will be greatly received - if it works

Asked by tappajabba 1 day ago

Last reply by tappajabba 13 hours ago

This action was blocked by your popup blocker

I am trying to get set up for video visit with my Doctor for Monday morning and when I try to test it I get this message. This action was blocked by your popup blocker.… (read more)

I am trying to get set up for video visit with my Doctor for Monday morning and when I try to test it I get this message. This action was blocked by your popup blocker. Would you like to open the link? How do I fix this? Thanks

Asked by kmalberson 3 days ago

Last reply by kmalberson 13 hours ago

"Manage bookmarks" doesn't bring up the "Manage bookmarks" window

Until recently, when I press Ctrl+B, I get a bar at the top of the browser containing a link "Manage bookmarks". I can click the link to bring up the "Manage bookmarks" … (read more)

Until recently, when I press Ctrl+B, I get a bar at the top of the browser containing a link "Manage bookmarks". I can click the link to bring up the "Manage bookmarks" window.

That's not as convenient as the older behaviour wherein the "Manage bookmarks" window appears immediately when I press Ctrl+B, and it also consumes about half a centimetre of space across the entire width of the browser window (which is a lot with Firefox window maximized). I find also that the need to move the pointer to the link and click it interrupts flow, which is why people use hot keys like Ctrl+B. However, at least the "Manage bookmarks" link worked.

As of approximately a few days ago, clicking the "Manage bookmarks" link does nothing. It does not bring up the "Manage bookmarks" window. Neither does Shift-clicking the link, Ctrl-clicking, or Shift+Ctrl-clicking. I think it must be something about the most recent update. I'm on version 109.0.1 (64-bit) and I'm on Windows 10.

Does anyone else see this? How can I get the "Manage bookmarks" link to work?

Asked by FoxyFirey 16 hours ago

Last reply by FoxyFirey 16 hours ago

userChrome.css don't work

I try to disable the transition to fullscreen by following the steps. But after restart the Firefox ESR (waterfox), the rule don't apply. The rule: /* Minimize fullscree… (read more)

I try to disable the transition to fullscreen by following the steps. But after restart the Firefox ESR (waterfox), the rule don't apply. The rule:

/* Minimize fullscreen transition time */
#navigator-toolbox[fullscreenShouldAnimate] {
    transition: 0ms !important;
}
I do set the
toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets
in about:config already.

Asked by khoa030634 1 day ago

Last reply by khoa030634 18 hours ago

Sessions saves and restore problems

Hi, In the last month or so(always with latest FF) I've lost all my tabs 3 times. When starting FF it will just show one new tab and not my previously opened tabs. After … (read more)

Hi, In the last month or so(always with latest FF) I've lost all my tabs 3 times.

When starting FF it will just show one new tab and not my previously opened tabs. After a few hours of working, somehow, FF will suddenly (I don't think I even closed and reopened FF) will bring back my tabs.

This morning it has happened again and I'm super frustrated.

I am trying to manually restore the previous session. In my Profile folder there is no sessionstore.jsonlz4 file. I tried copying an older one from the "sessionstore-backups" folder to my Profile folder, renaming it to sessionstore.jsonlz4 and deleting the "sessionstore-backups" folder but when I start FF I still get a new windows with 1 new tab and that's it.

I ran "firefox.exe -P" and I only have one profile. Ideas???

Asked by tanin 20 hours ago

108.0.2 (64-bit) to 109.01

I recently upgraded from 108.0.2 (64-bit) to 109.01 but it slowed my PC down to the point of uselessness. Nothing else changed application or OS-wise. PC, OS and all Apps… (read more)

I recently upgraded from 108.0.2 (64-bit) to 109.01 but it slowed my PC down to the point of uselessness. Nothing else changed application or OS-wise. PC, OS and all Apps are current & up to date. Defrag, Cache Clear a& all similar utilities run on scheduled basis prior to upgrade and everything A-OK.

Is this a Known Issue? If so, is there a fix coming

Asked by abroadwarriorc 1 day ago

Last reply by abroadwarriorc 1 day ago

How do I add a new entry in the list in Settings/General/Files and Applications/Applications?

I can't find any way to add to the list of document types and applications. I know I must have done (because they are different from my wife's options), but now she needs… (read more)

I can't find any way to add to the list of document types and applications. I know I must have done (because they are different from my wife's options), but now she needs to add one, and there is no immediately obvious way to do this. How do I add a new entry in the list in Settings/General/Files and Applications/Applications?

Thanks,

Tony

Asked by tfurnivall 1 day ago

Last reply by tfurnivall 1 day ago

Both FireFox and Folder Explorer Crashed when access content in Explorer : Restore Bookmark, Attach Images below here, Import/Export contents

bp-e8273cc3-705b-4828-a2d1-ab9a40230205 2/4/2023, 10:07 PM View bp-734b03ed-5ce5-4156-ac68-b5b850230205 2/4/2023, 10:07 PM View bp-b391757c-9a73-4603-9e48-934b80230… (read more)

bp-e8273cc3-705b-4828-a2d1-ab9a40230205 2/4/2023, 10:07 PM View bp-734b03ed-5ce5-4156-ac68-b5b850230205 2/4/2023, 10:07 PM View bp-b391757c-9a73-4603-9e48-934b80230205 2/4/2023, 10:07 PM View bp-e5d308b1-3ce0-4dc5-9c22-e4e4b0230205 2/4/2023, 10:07 PM View bp-8e446301-e898-4377-8af7-da7a50230204 2/3/2023, 11:53 PM View bp-ce54bad1-147f-46ce-8a2d-8d2f10230203 2/3/2023, 12:57 PM View bp-da65aea9-60d0-4234-9b4b-b85b40230203 2/3/2023, 8:42 AM View bp-873c1edd-e544-4e8d-ad07-ff04d0230203 2/3/2023, 8:42 AM View bp-6963b837-be68-4f6e-b467-346830230203 2/3/2023, 8:42 AM View bp-ef36d6d9-3176-44b4-90eb-c051b0230203

Asked by res007d9 2 days ago

Touch Keyboard opens and immediately closes when Firefox maximized

I like to use the touch keyboard on my Windows 10 PC to type but when I open a Google Doc and full screen it, the Firefox window will fight the keyboard and close it. I c… (read more)

I like to use the touch keyboard on my Windows 10 PC to type but when I open a Google Doc and full screen it, the Firefox window will fight the keyboard and close it. I can tap any input field and the touch keyboard for Windows 10 pops up and immediately closes. This does not happen if the window is not maximised. The keyboard comes up and works fine but covers the lower half of the window which usually means I can't see what I'm typing. I don't get this problem with Chrome which resizes its windows even if they're maximised to accommodate the onscreen touch keyboard, which is frustrating because I don't want Chrome to guzzle my RAM. Is this a bug or am I missing something?

Asked by cystemic 2 days ago

Firefox crashing after 108.01 install

I upgraded to 108.01 three days ago. It crashed 3 times in the next two days, accompanied by that popup you get informing you of the crash. For years I've been using th… (read more)

I upgraded to 108.01 three days ago. It crashed 3 times in the next two days, accompanied by that popup you get informing you of the crash.

For years I've been using the extraction method of the executable to create a Firefox portable application. Upgrading only involves the install folder. The profile remains untouched, unaltered.

I had an incident of profile corruption a couple months ago, with basically Firefox launching with most features not working, i.e. toolbar buttons, toolbar menus, etc. Yesterday, for a short time, aside from two crashes, I had a similar experience with the buttons, but not quite the same. My default built in Firefox buttons worked, but my extension buttons didn't. I also noticed on a page that I regularly visit, Ublock origin wasn't doing it's regular job of blocking, and the Ublock button was non-responsive.

I'm also in the process of using the Brave Browser for the first time. The reason I'm posting this here about this subject, including a Brave experience, is that at the same time I was experiencing the Firefox erratic behavior, Brave was crashing as well; freezing; tabs not loading.

Considering the Brave tabs not loading, and the temporary Firefox Ublock origin failure, etc., I'm wondering if there might be something in common here? Maybe an internet connectivity issue at the time?

Asked by noel_envode 1 month ago

Last reply by noel_envode 2 days ago