Firefox Notifications

Both my wife and I have lost work and time due to Firefox notifications. I have seen my wife throw her hands up and ask me what to do because she has been hacked and now … (read more)

Both my wife and I have lost work and time due to Firefox notifications. I have seen my wife throw her hands up and ask me what to do because she has been hacked and now all it will let her do is change her Firefox color theme or whatever else Firefox is pushing. For people with physical or other handicaps these notifications are extremely stressful. I did the research (4hours) in Firefox archives and getting caught in the Firefox loop that took me back to the same wrong information. BTW, where is the "options" category in Privacy and Security? I have installed a block though I doubt it will work and would like to hear the correct way to stop or derail Firefox notifications. Suggestion: Use a pop up message like a sticky note instead of de-prioritizing the web page I am attempting to or looking at. I could be contacting poison control since I can't hear or (this actually did happen) researching what to do with explosives in my back yard that are smoking and dripping that I just plowed up AND the local law is a 1-800 number and will get back to me when they listen to their machine. When my freedom of choice is taken, it pushes me to not support the taker. If I can be of assistance let me know and I will do what I can to improve the Firefox notification scenario.

Asked by docbooth 8 hours ago

Last reply by TNorth 10 minutes ago

unable to connect to imap

I frequently get this error message preventing me getting mail or saying it can't keep a copy of a sent email. The problem doesn't persist but seems to cure itself. It a… (read more)

I frequently get this error message preventing me getting mail or saying it can't keep a copy of a sent email. The problem doesn't persist but seems to cure itself. It appeared to begin in late autumn 2021.

I am using Thunderbird 91.5.0 with Windows 10 21H2

I have tried reducing my Maximum number of server connections to cache from 5 to 3

I do not have any other computers or a smartphone

My broadband connection is branded "John Lewis" and supported by Plusnet

Asked by IanatHarrogate 3 hours ago

Last reply by Matt 11 minutes ago

Can no longer watch prime video

Since latest Firefox update in Dec 2021 (95.0.2) I can no longer watch prime video on my macbook air. My husband who has same update has no problem watching themon his ma… (read more)

Since latest Firefox update in Dec 2021 (95.0.2) I can no longer watch prime video on my macbook air. My husband who has same update has no problem watching themon his mac desktop and there is no problem watching them on kindle fire. However I want to continue watching on laptop.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section.

Asked by lesewart 3 weeks ago

Last reply by nkhillside 34 minutes ago

Incognito keeping session intact

Hi, This morning I logged into my Gmail using incognito mode and then closed the tab. Now when I visit Gmail inside incognito it logs me in immediately as if it saved al… (read more)

Hi,

This morning I logged into my Gmail using incognito mode and then closed the tab. Now when I visit Gmail inside incognito it logs me in immediately as if it saved all session information like cookies. I faced this issue first time on any browser and there is no mention of such issue elsewhere. I am on Version 96.0.1

Asked by yuvrajraghuvanshi.s 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 40 minutes ago

Firefox is managed by organization

Hello, I am using a personal PC. So I don't require the Firefox to be managed by an organization. In settings it shows "Your browser is being managed by your organization… (read more)

Hello, I am using a personal PC. So I don't require the Firefox to be managed by an organization. In settings it shows "Your browser is being managed by your organization" . On clicking on it, it says "The Enterprise Policies service is active but there are no policies enabled". I have attached screenshots for the same. Does any one know how to resolve this bug?


edit: fixed formatting cause by space before I am

Asked by Gourav 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 46 minutes ago

connection not secure error

I'm trying to connect to octopi.local and keep getting the "Internal Sever Error" when trying to connect to my Octopie with octopi.local. This has never happened before a… (read more)

I'm trying to connect to octopi.local and keep getting the "Internal Sever Error" when trying to connect to my Octopie with octopi.local. This has never happened before and all I can figure out it that my browser has updated to version 96. How do I get around this so i can monitor my printers?

Asked by larryg5751 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 52 minutes ago

Change lifetime of pull down folder menu

I'm having a really hard time trying to put proper terms into my request. Please bear with me. I believe it's a version or two ago that Firefox started imposing an arbitr… (read more)

I'm having a really hard time trying to put proper terms into my request. Please bear with me.

I believe it's a version or two ago that Firefox started imposing an arbitrary limit on how long I could explore in a pulldown bookmarks menu before it disappeared. I believe that earlier this wasn't the case: that once I was searching around among bookmarks they would be available to me to mouse around in for as long as I needed. Now they self-retract after a few seconds.

Is there a hidden pref to remove or greatly increase the time before the automatic withdrawal of bookmark menus while in use occurs?

I hope I'm being clear about this. I'm sure my terminology is less than accurate.

Thanks

Asked by Etnier 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Crashed tabs not showing up in restore!

Windows 10 computer crashed and firefox lost all tabs, They aren't showing up in the restore tab. The only ones that show up are the ones that I opened after the crash. … (read more)

Windows 10 computer crashed and firefox lost all tabs, They aren't showing up in the restore tab. The only ones that show up are the ones that I opened after the crash.

Asked by ND Roughrider 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

privacy.resistFingerprinting = false did not work

I'm on a Windows 10 Pro PC. Actually, Firefox was working fine until today. My Firefox is up to date as of right now. I have an account with AtesMedia. I used to log in … (read more)

I'm on a Windows 10 Pro PC. Actually, Firefox was working fine until today. My Firefox is up to date as of right now. I have an account with AtesMedia. I used to log in and I'd access a menu with the current time and content available "EN DIRECTO" live.

Today, when I entered, the time showing on the menu in the Firefox browser did not correspond to my Windows time setting. I tried the same access from Chrome and it has the right time setting. I can therefore easily access whatever content I select and click on.

In Firefox the time is way off by six hours (the time difference between Spain where the service content originates and my time in the U.S.). Again, the computer time is correct in the Windows settings, as I can confirm by simply flipping over to Chrome and not getting this problem.

Doing some searching, I found suggestions to go to about:config, finding the privacy.resistFingerprinting setting and make sure it is set to false. I did that, closed Firefox, restarted it, checked to see that my change persisted (it did). I then re-started a new session of the AtresPlayer, where I had to log in again to my Premium account. But, the problem was not fixed.

I still get the wrong time in Firefox. If I manually advance on the timeline by six hours, of course there are different program contents available. I can then select one and request either to continue live or begin the program from its initial start time. Either way, it works, but it is an enormous pain to go through that I didn't have to do before in Firefox.

Something has gone awry and I don't know what it is or how to fix it. Can anyone please help? Please don't tell me to set privacy.resistFingerprinting = false -- I have already done that and it doesn't work. I even removed it completely and did it again from scratch. I have shut down Firefox. As I mentioned, I restarted it to make sure that my setting went into effect and wasn't cancelled on shutting down and restarting again.

Asked by silvanet 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Browser is Stuck, please help!

So this started with Chrome, the browser just stopped loading, it would open but I could never get a website to open. So I changed to Foxfire, and it worked fine. Now it… (read more)

So this started with Chrome, the browser just stopped loading, it would open but I could never get a website to open. So I changed to Foxfire, and it worked fine. Now it is doing the same thing. I open the browser, but no web pages will open. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, restarted my computer, run countless Norton scans, my computer is just a year old, I am online and I've used all the troubleshooting devices I can find. I don't know what is going on and could really use some help. The only error I get is 'Timed out'.

The connection has timed out

An error occurred during a connection to support.mozilla.org.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Asked by ladya352012 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Unlock Firefox

Suddenly I cannot send email. I get a message: "Unlock Firefox". This seems to have occurred after the last update on both my tablet and cell phone. My PC functions prop… (read more)

Suddenly I cannot send email. I get a message: "Unlock Firefox". This seems to have occurred after the last update on both my tablet and cell phone. My PC functions properly. How do I unlock Firefox?

Asked by alphege 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Click ons

I am trying to click on a product to order on a website. Nothing happens when I click on the item. I tried the same thing on Microsoft Edge and it worked. Can you tell… (read more)

I am trying to click on a product to order on a website. Nothing happens when I click on the item. I tried the same thing on Microsoft Edge and it worked. Can you tell me what setting to change to make this work? I prefer Firefox. I am using Windows 11. Thank you!

Asked by donna42 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Recent auto upgrade nuked my verizon email account on aol can't get or send email

Set to auto upgrade on Thunderbird. Now when I send or receive email via Thunderbird on Windows 10, I get the attached message. Been this way four days now. It is not my … (read more)

Set to auto upgrade on Thunderbird. Now when I send or receive email via Thunderbird on Windows 10, I get the attached message. Been this way four days now. It is not my account as web email, and email via my apple cell phones and ipads work perfectly to the same account, can send and receive email as previous. It is just this Thunderbird instance. Last 4 days only ......

Asked by scottp56 2 days ago

Last reply by Matt 1 hour ago

The background colour for some parts of the webpages has changed making it hard to read.

I know and admit I stuffed up. One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password. When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a … (read more)

I know and admit I stuffed up.

One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password.

When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a colour. Confused I picked one - and a bad one I now see.

So now when certain parts of a web page are opened the background colour is this horrible colour and I can't really read what is there.

I don't understand what I did or HOW I did it.

This is a cropped example of the bad contrast I am seeing.

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202022-01-22%2010-09-48.png

As I said, I admit I stuffed up. But this seems to all have happened since that one time with the main password requester.

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

gmail sub-folders missing,

Since updating from TB 78 to TB 90 several of the sub-folders of my gmail iMap account no longer appear or function correctly. For example, All Mail is not present at all… (read more)

Since updating from TB 78 to TB 90 several of the sub-folders of my gmail iMap account no longer appear or function correctly. For example, All Mail is not present at all. Also, although a Trash folder does exist, deleted messages do not appear. Therefore, I cannot recover an email which may have been deleted accidentally.

Asked by Mort 1 day ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 hour ago