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Windows 10 blocks firefox.exe from accessing graphics hardware: how to fix?

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A message stating the above pops up often while I am using tweet deck. Can someone tell me why this happens and how I can fix it? Thanks!

A message stating the above pops up often while I am using tweet deck. Can someone tell me why this happens and how I can fix it? Thanks!

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:67.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/67.0

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WestEnd 60 solutions 5387 answers

What does it say exactly? Why is firefox trying to access the graphics hardware for? This sounds like a hardware protection for obvious reason. Otherwise it could be something tweet deck isn't allow to change hardware for security reason blocks.

What does it say exactly? Why is firefox trying to access the graphics hardware for? This sounds like a hardware protection for obvious reason. Otherwise it could be something tweet deck isn't allow to change hardware for security reason blocks.
Kathy 0 solutions 1 answers

I get the message when browsing on MSN or Facebook.

I get the message when browsing on MSN or Facebook.
McCoy
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Hello Peter and Kathy,

Would you please take a look at this thread and see if the solution there will work for you as well ?

https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/82vuzp/firefox_blocked_from_accessing_graphics_hardware/

Hello Peter and Kathy, Would you please take a look at this thread and see if the solution there will work for you as well ? https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/82vuzp/firefox_blocked_from_accessing_graphics_hardware/
cor-el
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See also: *https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/windows-10-application-has-been-blocked-from/641352ce-59f9-416e-9c0a-9b8787b9ed56