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reCAPTCHA not working on any site

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Like it says on the tin.

reCaptcha is not working for me on any site.

I either get stuck in endless clicking on picutre loops or it gives an error that "Cannot contact reCAPTCHA. Check your connection and try again."

I'm running the Firefox 63.0.1 (64-bit) with 3 addons. Adblock Plus, Image block (yes it's disabled for the site) and Simple tab groups.

I've tried disabling all the addons except simple tab groups. With 7 groups and about 200 tabs, that's not an option right now.

If keep trying it may eventually work, sometimes it takes 10 min or so of trying, more often I give up and move to chrome for the site I'm tryign to access.

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Did you try to disable/remove Adblock Plus?

If you use Adblock Plus then you can consider uBlock Origin as a replacement to see if that works better (lower memory footprint).


Boot the computer in Windows Safe mode with network support to see if that has effect in case security software is causing problems.

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cor-el said

Did you try to disable/remove Adblock Plus? If you use Adblock Plus then you can consider uBlock Origin as a replacement to see if that works better (lower memory footprint).

Boot the computer in Windows Safe mode with network support to see if that has effect in case security software is causing problems.

I had tried disabling adblock which did not help.

I have since removed adblock and installed ublock. It hasn't solved the issue, but it has improved significantly.

Now instead of 10 failures, I get 1 and then it works.

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So what sites are those with failing captcha?