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Why does Firefox only go to encypted web-sites?

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instead of using


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First, please update to Firefox 63 or later. Firefox 59 is very out of date.

Then, can you give an example website where you see this happening?

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Hi Tzircon, there are two common reasons that Firefox will go to HTTPS even if you type HTTP:

(1) "Strict Transport Security"

This is an instruction from a website to always use HTTPS.

(2) Add-ons like HTTPS Everywhere

These add-ons try to upgrade your connection to HTTPS at every opportunity.

Is HTTPS creating a problem for you on some site?