Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt… (read more)

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt' whether I save the file and install it in windows, or trey to install at the firefox addons page. I have done multiple re-installs of the latest browser, cleaned every file out of the system, even joined this community in case I have to get some kind of membership to get addons.

I am out of ideas to solve the problem, and I cannot find anywhere on the internet where the 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt'. problem I have is solved. Please help.

jkumpire

Asked by jkumpire 1 week ago

Last reply by jkumpire 1 day ago

Firefox Update Issue when opening Kaspersky Safe Money session

I have discovered a problem with Firefox updates when opening a Kaspersky Safe Money browser session. In Firefox, Tools - Settings, Firefox Updates, it shows Firefox is b… (read more)

I have discovered a problem with Firefox updates when opening a Kaspersky Safe Money browser session.

In Firefox, Tools - Settings, Firefox Updates, it shows Firefox is being updated by another instance and the option to Check for Updates has been greyed out (screenshot attached).

When you use the Help, About Firefox option it also says that Firefox is being updated by another instance (see screenshot attached).

When you check the same Settings in the Safe Money 2nd session, it shows exactly the same information and you cannot update Firefox in any session.

In previous versions of Firefox, when you opened a 2nd session it said that Firefox was being updated by another instance and the option to Check for Updates was greyed out but you could still update Firefox in the main session.

This is not a problem when using Chrome or Edge so it must be related to Firefox so can anyone suggest anything to fix this or does it need Tech Support to look into it for fixing?

Thanks.

Asked by Hawkeye 2 days ago

Last reply by Hawkeye 1 day ago

https://community.adobe.com "You are not allowed to access this site"

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc … (read more)

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc

Asked by acct3 1 week ago

Last reply by acct3 6 days ago

enable javascript on Firefox Android

How do I enable Javascript on Firefox Android? There are many so-called solutions on the net, but the one with "about-config" does not work; it just starts a search. Acco… (read more)

How do I enable Javascript on Firefox Android? There are many so-called solutions on the net, but the one with "about-config" does not work; it just starts a search. According to mozilla it does not work on mobile devices anyway. So, does anyone really know? Cheers

Asked by mediasail 2 weeks ago

Last reply by mediasail 1 day ago

Saving web page usually fails, until retried

I notice some reported this problem in 2020, in a post that's been archived. I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information.… (read more)

I notice some reported this problem in 2020, in a post that's been archived.

I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information. I am using currently 91.10.0esr (64-bit) on openSUSE Leap 15.3 Linux.

When I right click on a web page, and choose "Save Page As..." from the menu that appears in response to the right click, then choose "Web Page, complete (*.htm *.html)" as how to save the page, Firefox goes through some process, something is placed on the disk drive. But often, the status of the download shows as "Failed". That is until I retry the download. I've even been able to "Show all downloads" and click on an icon to retry it, sometimes days or weeks later, without even re-visiting the web page which was originally saved, but after clicking on the icon to retry saving the page, the status shows as "Completed". It could just be an issue with Firefox reporting the status, rather than an actual failure.

Is this a "bug"/"error" in the program code for Firefox? If so, is there someway to report it, or will this post serve as such a report?

I'd appreciate any helpful thoughts.

Asked by toes314 3 weeks ago

Last reply by toes314 3 days ago

Why can’t I find quartzbenefits.com on Firefox app? According to Quartz, its page is available for Firefox, too.

Why can’t I find quartzbenefits.com on Firefox app? According to Quartz, its page is available for Firefox, too. Note: I used Firefox for a long time, and stopped after… (read more)

Why can’t I find quartzbenefits.com on Firefox app? According to Quartz, its page is available for Firefox, too. Note: I used Firefox for a long time, and stopped after getting a new phone, and now I already have the Firefox app. There are a lot of changes now. I am using the app to access the benefits on quartzbebefits.com. The result 0?! I have signed up for an account with Firefox already. What else could prevent me from finding quartzbenefits.com?

Asked by anbt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by anbt 6 days ago

Sent Email

My emails that I write and send are no longer going to my sent mail. I do not even know if the mail was actually successfully sent. Why is this?

Asked by monica16 5 days ago

Last reply by monica16 3 days ago

Clicking on Archive causes long interface freeze up

No matter what I do, clicking on Archive will cause TB to freeze up for 5+ minutes. I don't know what else to try. I have 200,000 headers in my Gmail Archive. Is that sim… (read more)

No matter what I do, clicking on Archive will cause TB to freeze up for 5+ minutes. I don't know what else to try. I have 200,000 headers in my Gmail Archive. Is that simply too much to TB?

Here's what I've tried:

  • I have created and recreated my profile. Uninstalled and started from scratch countless times.
  • I have tried new installs of TB on Windows (11), Mac (Monterey) and Linux (Arch/Gnome).
  • I have tried the Stable release and the Beta (102.b8).
  • I have changed sync to not keep (or to keep) messages on device.
  • I have lowered sync to 30 days.
  • On the Windows version, I have turned off Windows Search integration and whitelisted my profile in Windows Defender.

I'm at a loss. I like TB, but I can't fear a 5+ minute freeze by clicking on Archive. Ideas?

Asked by BenjaminNYC 4 days ago

Last reply by BenjaminNYC 1 day ago

firefox wrongly flags video as geoblocked

Hello Mozilla support I wanted to view the video at this site - https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html… (read more)

Hello Mozilla support

I wanted to view the video at this site -

https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html

(The site is German public TV)

Firefox (my default browser) says the video is geoblocked outside Germany, and my DNS proxy will not unblock it.

I tried again with Chrome browser, no problem, the video is not blocked, didn't need the DNS proxy.

Could this be a firefox problem? It seems bizarre - a small proportion of videos from the site are in fact geoblocked, most are available internationally. And always previously, whenever I encountered a blocked video, my DNS proxy would unblock it. But not for this video.

Any ideas as to what's going on?

Thanks, Fraidy . (Firefox 101.0.1 64 bit Windows 7)

Asked by Fraidy 6 days ago

Last reply by Fraidy 2 days ago

No sound in Firefox only with Arte.tv direct or replay

Lorsque je veux regarder une émission en direct sur Arte.tv ou une émission en replay, le son n'est pas activé automatiquement. Je dois aller dans les réglages du son de … (read more)

Lorsque je veux regarder une émission en direct sur Arte.tv ou une émission en replay, le son n'est pas activé automatiquement. Je dois aller dans les réglages du son de mon interface Manjaro Linux Cinnamon pour activer le volume sonore qui est à zéro sur ce site. Je ne rencontre pas ce problème avec les sites de France Télévision (France 2 ou France 3). J'utilise la dernière version de Firefox v 101.0.1 64 bits

Asked by Philippe F 4 days ago

Last reply by Philippe F 2 days ago

pdf blocking

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download … (read more)

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download of my morning newspaper. Now I have to copy the link from my morning newspaper email and paste it into Chrome to get access to my newspaper rather than simply clicking the link in the email. While I found this very annoying, when I couldn't find a workaround, I just continued to copy/paste into Chrome. Today I tried to download my IRA quarterly statement and found Firefox is blocking this pdf download also. Note that in neither case does Firefox tell me that they are blocking the downloads and they just do not download and some pdfs do download. So this is now getting beyond just annoying. Is there a workaround for this new Firefox problem or is my only alternative to define Chrome or Edge as my default browser and give up Firefox?

Asked by rick146 1 week ago

Last reply by rick146 1 day ago

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected?

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected when all other sites are still connected to the Net? This has been happening since November 2021. W… (read more)

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected when all other sites are still connected to the Net? This has been happening since November 2021.

When that happens I close the FF and then immediately open it. Now the google sites work properly.

Never had that problem with other sites.....never!

Why the hell is this happening? Is FF responsible or Google?

So what is the solution?

Asked by Raz 1 week ago

Last reply by Raz 1 day ago

Autofill not working after last update

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has be… (read more)

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has been working, though.

Asked by jayneeyoung91 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jayneeyoung91 6 days ago

Thunderbird print preview hangs

Attempting to print an email, Thunderbird print preview hangs. I searched solutions but thread has closed and applies to previous versions of Thunderbird. The option of … (read more)

Attempting to print an email, Thunderbird print preview hangs. I searched solutions but thread has closed and applies to previous versions of Thunderbird. The option of resetting printer by right clicking on print_printer is not available in this version.

Afte deleting error logs, restarting Thunderbird and attempting to again print an email, the error log returns the following:

Unexpected event profile-after-change URLQueryStrippingListService.jsm:224 Unrecognized URL: mailbox://Local Folders/Inbox Unknown Collection "thunderbird/query-stripping" RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:160 Successfully loaded OpenPGP library rnp.dll version 0.16+git20220124.f06439f7.MZLA from C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\rnp.dll RNPLib.jsm:92:15 Found 0 public keys and 0 secret keys (0 protected, 0 unprotected) RNPLib.jsm:288:15 Trying to load C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\libotr.dll OTRLib.jsm:64:11 Successfully loaded OTR library C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\libotr.dll OTRLib.jsm:72:13 tb.account.size_on_disk - Truncating float/double number. 2 tb.account.size_on_disk - Attempted to set the scalar to an incompatible value. 2 tb.account.size_on_disk - Truncating float/double number. 6 services.settings: thunderbird/hijack-blocklists has signature disabled RemoteSettingsClient.jsm:1027 Calendar: Couldn't find (GMT+10:00) Brisbane 12 CalTimezoneService.jsm:206 printUI: Printer has empty paperList: undefined using fallbackPaperList print.js:1194 this.availablePrinters[target.printerName] is undefined print.js:1344

Asked by bonta 5 days ago

Last reply by bonta 4 days ago

Home page won't open on boot

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back. We are having trouble res… (read more)

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore.

Did all this it is still happening. Last time removing some file folder did not correct. Do not want it to restore last session!

What is causing this?

James

Asked by JJEULER 2 weeks ago

Last reply by JJEULER 6 days ago

Mass Editing Bookmarks/Bookmark Manager

Hail all: Now, Firefox has a very, VERY simple Bookmark Manager, that basically only allows to add, remove, and single-bookmark edit. Now, I have for instance 6+K Youtube… (read more)

Hail all:

Now, Firefox has a very, VERY simple Bookmark Manager, that basically only allows to add, remove, and single-bookmark edit.

Now, I have for instance 6+K Youtube Links, which all, annoyingly, end with " - YouTube". I want to remove that idiocy, but to edit 6+K bookmarks, one by one?

Can you add a way to mass-edit bookmarks?

Also, can you add a "Explorer Tree Style" Bookmark manager, that shows all bookmarks in true Explorer style (As in:

All Bookmarks
--- Bookmarks Toolbar
--------- Folder 1
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------Bookmark 3
------------- ...
-------- Folder 2
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------  ...
--- Bookmarks Menu
--------- Folder 1
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------Bookmark 3
-------------  ...
-------- Folder 2
------------ SubFolder 1
-----------------Bookmark 1
-----------------Bookmark 2
-----------------  ...
------------ SubFolder 2
-----------------Bookmark 1
-----------------Bookmark 2
-----------------  ...
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------  ...
--- Other Bookmarks
--------- Folder 1
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------Bookmark 3
-------------  ...
-------- Folder 2
-------------Bookmark 1
-------------Bookmark 2
-------------  ...

(without the "-" 's of course, this was my way to represent the folder and "bookmark file" system in tree form), with an option to see doubles in their respective folder/subfolder, with the normal editing functions? Since ... that would ultimately be darn helpful? Especially when implemented DIRECTLY into Firefox, so no additional tools are needed (add-ons) since these never have what I actually need.

I have a 700+ Bookmarks backup file, which says all. Far too many bookmarks to sift through, manually, without decent tools, thus the need to do it "one at a time".

Thank you very much.

Xog.

Asked by Xogroroth 1 week ago

Last reply by Xogroroth 5 days ago

Firefox thinks that I'm a developer and force me to enable 2FA.

Hi, signing in to addons.mozilla.org always prompts me to enable 2FA, and there is no way to progress without doing so. I've disabled 2FA because I need it that way, but… (read more)

Hi, signing in to addons.mozilla.org always prompts me to enable 2FA, and there is no way to progress without doing so.

I've disabled 2FA because I need it that way, but Firefox force me to enable it.

I'm NOT a developer. How do I fix that?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Stroke 6 days ago

Last reply by Stroke 5 days ago

How do I add applications, specifically mp3s

On a website I regularly visit Firefox does not know what to do with an mp3 link and will not prompt for an action. How can I add MP3 to application list? Copy of applica… (read more)

On a website I regularly visit Firefox does not know what to do with an mp3 link and will not prompt for an action.

How can I add MP3 to application list?

Copy of application list attached.

Asked by blindfriar 12 hours ago

Last reply by blindfriar 4 hours ago