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I can't open the "New Private Window" on my laptop.

Hello, My firefox does't open the "New Private Window". Whenever I install firefox for the first time, the New private windows doesn't show any problem. But when I proc… (read more)

Hello,

My firefox does't open the "New Private Window". Whenever I install firefox for the first time, the New private windows doesn't show any problem. But when I proceed, I can find out I can no longer open the new private window. Technically, the website opens, but it does not show the "purple-coloured eye glasses".

I think my computer is infected by malware because my searching histories are also saved in the incognito mode of Google Chrome.

Would you be able to fix this problem by updating the software?

Asked by loveisallaround9 1 hour ago

Disabling autoplay on ESPN website

Hello, Why is firefox unable to prevent autoplay of bluecove videos on espn? muted or non muted? doesn't matter. autoplay set in config? doesn't matter. manipulating se… (read more)

Hello,

Why is firefox unable to prevent autoplay of bluecove videos on espn?

muted or non muted? doesn't matter. autoplay set in config? doesn't matter. manipulating settings in about:config? works until the next update.

It's seems to me that after each update the developers at espn are actively searching for ways to circumvent your technology. I've visited bluecoves website, including one they have for testing a wide variety of autoplay features and each one functions as expected - their videos do not play.

But go to espn.com and every single video plays continuously and loudly. Note I do not have an espn account and I keep my cache and cookies cleaned out. A website should still respect the settings in my browser.

What gives? What can be done about this? What is going on that espn is one of the few websites that seems to never respect any autoplay denial feature firefox delivers? How does this get fixed? Why when I do a search in the forums about espn there isn't a single search result returned? I type in 'chicken' and 4 hits. espn 0.

Please help

Asked by rekurzion 2 hours ago

Addons are getting disabled automatically

Looking for any help or advice, I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I … (read more)

Looking for any help or advice,

I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I can install adblock, it will work until the browser is closed, next time I open the browser it will be disabled with no option to re enable it and no explanation as to why it was disabled. I have tried a few addons as a test and after the browser is closed all will be automatically disabled. With Bitdefender wallet trying to install the extension results in an error of the download is corrupt.

I have used Firefox for years with both of these options and no errors. To try and fix I have reinstalled both Firefox and Bitdefender but the issue remains the same.

Current Firefox build is at 84.0.2

Any advise would be brilliant as I really do not want to resort to Chrome (which is working perfectly).

Many thanks.

Asked by stuart47 1 week ago

Last reply by stuart47 2 hours ago

The 11 tabs, 3 windows, and 200 selections to see one site.

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange … (read more)

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange my search words, over and over. All of the "solutions" suggested in Firefox support blog require changing 9 security settings in 3 different sections of the preferences for the Browser. That is not that difficult. Note, I do not see any "solutions" suggested since 2018 or earlier. Caveat. I have to go back into the settings and change them back and restart Firefox for security to move on to UnSafe mainstream sites.

Is there not an "Allow Once" button, or Site Exceptions option? If so, how may steps is it to get there? How many steps to return to save browsing? This choke occurs with low skilled, low tech Pages, not sites.

I am attempting to view http://www.fortvan.org/pages/pearson-air-museum I can find no way of allowing this site/video to load without redesigning the browser, running 40 miles, cooking a cake, and painting the neighbors barn?

Should I just got to Chrome, who I hate, or Brave and get free crypto tokens?

Asked by paultreseler 3 hours ago

Constant activity hard drive will not turn off WTF

After viewing a few web site my hard drive light is constantly off. Killing firefox and restarting will turn off the hard drive for a short while. I've read several thre… (read more)

After viewing a few web site my hard drive light is constantly off.

Killing firefox and restarting will turn off the hard drive for a short while.

I've read several threads on this and nothing make any sense... but lots of people have this problem.... Firefox is screwed up.

Asked by xsyncro 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Speed tests shows normal uploads on Firefox and Edge but on Firefox only downloads show 0.0

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spe… (read more)

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spectrum speed test on Edge registers Spectrum Syracuse as the optimum server and download is 236.2 and upload 11.6. Both are using my Spectrum server in Syracuse, NY.

When I run Ookla through Firefox I got 227.17 down and 11.63 up. Spectrum's speed test through Firerefox's Syracuse server 231.8 up and 11.5 down.

However for a while earler this evening when I ran both programs on both browsers and both through Syracuse's servers I was getting downs of 0.0 to 0.7. I reset the modem and router and still had low speeds but shortly after I got the readings I wrote in the first two paragraphs.

What would be the reason for this? Anything particular with Firefox? Something I should look out for in the future? Partially a curiosity while the other part being proactive.

Thanks for anybody who can take time to answer.

Asked by Figureguy 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Importing Bookmarks

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, althoug… (read more)

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, although I have not had to import bookmarks in a long time. I'm on an Imac Catalina, backup is on High Sierra, current OS is 10.15.7 Catalina, lost my bookmarks when I upgraded to Catalina because I had to do a clean install. Any help would be greatly appreciate and I may consider putting you in my Will. Robert

Asked by robert235 5 hours ago

autofill saved logins and passwords and don't ask to save logins and passwords for websites

Dear Community, I have a hand full of passwords I would like Firefox to fill out but stop asking me if I like to save logins and passwords every time I have to login on … (read more)

Dear Community,

I have a hand full of passwords I would like Firefox to fill out but stop asking me if I like to save logins and passwords every time I have to login on a websites.

Unfortunately, when I uncheck "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites", Firefox will stop "Autofill logins and passwords", even the saved ones.

Does anyone know a workaround?

Hopefully, Elmar

Asked by elmbeech 7 hours ago

Google Calendar not loading

Since yesterday, Google Calendar doesn't load on Firefox on my computer. (It does on Chrome and on the mobile app.) I tried clearing the data for Google Calendar but it d… (read more)

Since yesterday, Google Calendar doesn't load on Firefox on my computer. (It does on Chrome and on the mobile app.) I tried clearing the data for Google Calendar but it didn't help.

Asked by denizcemonduygu 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 hours ago

Firefox can access all G-suite components except Google Calendar

My employer uses the G-Suite at work. I use Firefox on my company computer and on my personal computers. On the afternoon of Jan. 20, I lost access to Google Calendar. … (read more)

My employer uses the G-Suite at work. I use Firefox on my company computer and on my personal computers.

On the afternoon of Jan. 20, I lost access to Google Calendar. It only shows the dates and a crawling blue ribbon, as if it's trying to load my calendar and failing.

I ran some tests with my company computer and my personal laptop. Here's what I found:

  • I can access all the other G-suite components (Gmail, Contacts, Google Drive) from Firefox on both computers.
  • I have the latest version (84.0.2) on both computers.
  • I can access Google Calendar (and the rest of G-Suite) using Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

Sounds like Google implemented something in Calendar that doesn't get along with Firefox. Has anyone else seen this issue?

Asked by Darin George 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

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Printing

What happened to the print preview and print options? They just changed on my system. I can no longer print the page as viewed on my screen. Options are hard to change an… (read more)

What happened to the print preview and print options? They just changed on my system. I can no longer print the page as viewed on my screen. Options are hard to change and image is cut off.

Asked by dreherruth 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

Amazon password

Every time I install an update my Amazon password no longer works. And, I mean every time. This has been going on for the last 6-12 updates and I am forced to go into my … (read more)

Every time I install an update my Amazon password no longer works. And, I mean every time. This has been going on for the last 6-12 updates and I am forced to go into my Amazon account from another browser and change my password. I know the password being used in FF is correct because I use LastPass. This doesn't happen with any other browser. I've loved FF for years but this is totally unacceptable and I'm starting to like Edge. Any suggestions.

Asked by nataharli 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

Unwanted re-direct from FB video

Everytime I click on a video (in FB), it takes me to Skytales- a health type page- the address bar shows the correct address for the video I clicked on. How do I block th… (read more)

Everytime I click on a video (in FB), it takes me to Skytales- a health type page- the address bar shows the correct address for the video I clicked on. How do I block this Skytales? How do I get back to going to the video/page I wanted to go to? It happens every time, does not matter what the video/page Regardless of the address I click on, here is the address it keeps taking me to - https://fluffya.netlify.app/

Here is where it takes me -

Asked by pennyking 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 hours ago

No browser history of a suspected webiste, privacy concern

OS: Windows 10 (Japanese) (updated) Firefox version 84.02 (64-bit) (updated) Drivers (updated) I got an email from a reputed PDF OCR software and scanner company as usual… (read more)

OS: Windows 10 (Japanese) (updated) Firefox version 84.02 (64-bit) (updated) Drivers (updated)

I got an email from a reputed PDF OCR software and scanner company as usual for winter sale. I decided to buy the software and click the BUY link in the email. On the website I entered required information and when clicked the process button unexpectedly on the next page I was supposed to fill in my Credit card password which was strange and I left the website before leaving did left the chat message "why do you need password".

After a while I checked the Firefox browser's history and surprisingly there wasn't any history of that website. So, question is when I was not using Private browsing then why there wasn't web history? Do you think it is technically possible?

Any guidance will be appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by Ari94 15 hours ago

Last reply by Ari94 8 hours ago

logging in

Every time I sign into to Firefox, they send me a 6 digit code to my email address before I can access Firefox, would it be possible to have the code sent to my android p… (read more)

Every time I sign into to Firefox, they send me a 6 digit code to my email address before I can access Firefox, would it be possible to have the code sent to my android phone instead, the reason being is each time I have to access my email address via a different site.

Asked by pateraternai 10 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

Can't edit Youtube videos in Studio (and other issues)

I am unable to edit videos I upload to YouTube in Firefox. Whenever I try to save, the page greys out and nothing happens. When I'm about the leave the page, I'm warned i… (read more)

I am unable to edit videos I upload to YouTube in Firefox. Whenever I try to save, the page greys out and nothing happens. When I'm about the leave the page, I'm warned it will discard my changes. I've already tried disabling add-ons and tracking protection, but nothing. I can only edit videos when I'm uploading.

Asked by lokeyhermit 10 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

How to remove all UNPINNED Top Sites at one time?

This question has been around for years... Isn't anyone else annoyed by having to clean up UNPINNED Top Sites one at a time? I posted over four months ago about trying to… (read more)

This question has been around for years... Isn't anyone else annoyed by having to clean up UNPINNED Top Sites one at a time? I posted over four months ago about trying to find out where Top Sites stores those unpinned sites... no one seems to know, except to say they are placed there by Firefox internally. I presume that means it is hidden in the code somewhere. Someone on the development team must know where? Maybe if there was a poll of users about this annoyance?? I wish I was younger to be able to get back into coding... my old brain just isn't up to it... ________________________________________________________________ You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make 'em think...

Asked by moot 18 hours ago

Last reply by moot 10 hours ago

Firefox will not load Zynga.com Farmville 2 on W10

I have two laptops..both W10 64 bit both Firefox version 84.0.2. On works fine the other just will not complete the loading of Farmville-Two on Zynga . I have tried to … (read more)

I have two laptops..both W10 64 bit both Firefox version 84.0.2. On works fine the other just will not complete the loading of Farmville-Two on Zynga . I have tried to go page by page and make sure the two laptops have identical settings and they do as best as I can find. By any chance does anyone have any suggestions I can try. I have done all the suggestions From Zynga..cleared cache, deleted web content, rebooted, reinstsalled their Launcher+ program so you dont need Flash and flash is disabled, I did virus and Malwarebytes scans, even did a sfc/ scannnow, I changed the Firefox settings to allow pop ups and set to privacy to standard. It starts to load but the page stops and locks up and I am left with a white window on the left where the farm should load ...the laptop to a point sometimes I have to reboot to close the window. It used to work just fine. I know my way around a bit but not an expert..just cant play on one of the laptops..frustrating. It started about a week ago. All other programs seem to work ok. Appreciate any help..Thank you.

Asked by oldbob2 1 day ago

Last reply by oldbob2 1 day ago

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Dashlane -- Keep Me Logged In Not Working

I'm running Firefox 84.0.2 and Dashlane 6.2051.2. Each time I exit and launch Firefox I must re-enter my Dashlane Master Password. Checking the box to "Keep Me Logged … (read more)

I'm running Firefox 84.0.2 and Dashlane 6.2051.2. Each time I exit and launch Firefox I must re-enter my Dashlane Master Password. Checking the box to "Keep Me Logged In for 14 Days" is not working. I have the same problem with both the new Web based Dashlane extension and the older Desktop Windows based extension. I do not have this problem with Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer. Not sure if this is a Dashlane or Firefox problem....

Asked by artmasson 16 hours ago

Answered by artmasson 11 hours ago