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Trying to config Thunderbird 91.5.0 (64-bit) for ATTMail

I have the correct email address, password, secure password and server config info - and it's all working fine in 32 bit 52.9.1 Thunderbird on XP. It appears that TB 91 i… (read more)

I have the correct email address, password, secure password and server config info - and it's all working fine in 32 bit 52.9.1 Thunderbird on XP.

It appears that TB 91 is "too smart", insisting on using the bellsouth.net part of the address as it "helpfully" works out the configuration and insisting on shutting off manual configuration and using it's "helpful" version if I change the password - or almost anything else.

Where is the "Lock" button that forces TB to retain my settings once I've selected manual config?

After having TB 91 wipe out my manual config four or five times, I might have enough patience to try it once more. Beyond that, I'll be using a browser as this is a laptop that's used primarily to monitor a small solar power system and email is a convenience. Having the same email program on all devices is a minor convenience but it's not worth more than maybe another five minutes of my time.

Asked by carter5922 5 hours ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 hours ago

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Can I disable browser using http3 protocol externally ?

I know users are allow to disable http3 through "about:config", and it works. However, I have to apply to multiple devices by script and the risk page might be a challeng… (read more)

I know users are allow to disable http3 through "about:config", and it works.

However, I have to apply to multiple devices by script and the risk page might be a challenge for me.

I tried to edit prefs.js, but it will still be overwrite even I restart my device. (Re-install is not allowed)

Is there any alternative way to disable http3, such as regedit key?

Or is there method to keep pref.js unchangeable?

Asked by Dali 6 hours ago

Answered by andmagdo 6 hours ago

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Previous session not correctly closed

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs while I … (read more)

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs

while I still have Firefox 95.0.2 from 12/20/2021 Firefox 54.0.01 from 8/19/2017 Firefox 61.0.01 from 7/30/2018 Over time newer versions accumulate & I've been told not to try to uninstall any of the older versions as it may crash ALL versions


it happened I think sometime after closing a normal session ... I was trying to clear out everything (junk & temp files etc.) as I normally do when using CCleaner then a message said Previous session not correctly closed a message said Firefox is still running do you want to force it to close" I said yes...then it said "its taking a long time to close... do you want to force it to close? I said yes... this happens occasionally & with EDGE as well...but usually there's no problems afterwards

btw: I'm using [Windows 8.1] & after several attempts at restarting Firefox...with different 'fixes' including using safemode... I did a computer restart ... & I did a regular profile backup last time 12/16/21 so as a last resort it may help...but I'm afraid to try to mess with it

anyway...then I was trying to look up solutions & for those of us who are not tech savvy..there's too much info & too may options & links & they lead to new articles like using about:config & browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash & restoring sessions etc which just gets confusing I copied raw data to clipboard (which is a million pages) & then copied text to clipboard (not as bad...but it may help someone to help me....

hopefully someone can straighten this out for me... I'm worn out trying to figure it out myself thanks

Asked by firefoxylady 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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a web page won't populate, it just stays blank

This website: https://deals.hy-vee.com/deals/weekly-ads?ad=11542&collection=9490 doesn't load when using Firefox 96.0.1 If I go to this site using Chrome there … (read more)

This website: https://deals.hy-vee.com/deals/weekly-ads?ad=11542&collection=9490 doesn't load when using Firefox 96.0.1

If I go to this site using Chrome there is no problem. It displays the data appropriately

Asked by wd5hyq 15 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 5 hours ago

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Embedded google calendar not showing

Not sure where this fits in so I started here. I have been running firefox for a very long time. For my home page, I am using Protopage. I have my google calendar as one … (read more)

Not sure where this fits in so I started here. I have been running firefox for a very long time. For my home page, I am using Protopage. I have my google calendar as one of the widgets on the page. I have it set up correctly. It was showing up yesterday. Now today it is not showing. I am getting this error:

Firefox Can’t Open This Page

To protect your security, accounts.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.

I have not made any changes to Protopage or Firefox.

Got any ideas what has changed? What I need to fix to get it working again?

Bob

Asked by davet354tfd 16 hours ago

Answered by davet354tfd 7 hours ago

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copy to sent folder problem resurrected

Hi, TB 91.5.0 on Windows 10 (with profile folder excluded from virus scan) The latest update to seems to have resurrected a problem with saving copies of sent emails. S… (read more)

Hi,

TB 91.5.0 on Windows 10 (with profile folder excluded from virus scan)

The latest update to seems to have resurrected a problem with saving copies of sent emails. Sending works fine, but copying of the sent email to the sent folder causes the send dialog to hang. Disabling the "Place a copy in:" option in account settings eliminates the problem. Using the "Other" option to place it in a local folder works *that is not part of a unified folder* works OK.

I have tried repairing folders and deleting the sent files inside "smart folders" in the profile, with no luck.

Older details here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363781

Asked by rustyconc 1 day ago

Answered by rustyconc 1 day ago

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Google, Microsoft Outlook

I am not able to access Google Mail and other related Google apps. Also, I am not able to access Microsoft Outlook. I get this message: Secure Connection Failed An erro… (read more)

I am not able to access Google Mail and other related Google apps. Also, I am not able to access Microsoft Outlook. I get this message:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more…

Asked by jamesmjohnson1959 10 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 hours ago

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access denied

every time i try to sign in to thiis it says acces denied i i have disabled my antivirus and also all adoons an ne every time i try this is is whT COMES UP IT W… (read more)

every time i try to sign in to thiis it says acces denied i i have disabled my antivirus and also all adoons an ne every time i try this is is whT COMES UP IT WORKS IN cHROMEYou don't have permission to access "http://www.kroger.com/signin" on this server.

Reference #18.4539c917.1642616008.68d6efd5

Asked by Mary 15 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

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Startup/home pages

I had 2 work pages set up as my startup pages. It now just goes to the default startup. I cannot find how to retrieve the old home/startup pages or how to set them. … (read more)

I had 2 work pages set up as my startup pages. It now just goes to the default startup. I cannot find how to retrieve the old home/startup pages or how to set them.

Asked by deanmaynard 11 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 11 hours ago

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FireFox update needed ....

I have been instructed by BCBSIL.com to use GoogleChrome as my browser. Their website is no longer compatible with Firefox. Is there an update that Firefox can do so I do… (read more)

I have been instructed by BCBSIL.com to use GoogleChrome as my browser. Their website is no longer compatible with Firefox. Is there an update that Firefox can do so I don't have to change my browser to Google Chrome? It seems BCBSIL is saying only Google Chrome users can access their site now. BCBSIL is trying to direct what browser I use, isn't this illegal?

Asked by shelbywoo1 15 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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BUMP: Why does alternate search engine select ("This time, search with...") require extra action?

Original post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315759 I wanted to bump this as I never received a satisfactory answer for the reason behavior was changed and… (read more)

Original post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315759

I wanted to bump this as I never received a satisfactory answer for the reason behavior was changed and it is still something that feels like a UX regression.

Asked by wheelofiron 14 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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Mac mail folders to Thunderbird

I am in the process of changing my email from gmail in mac mail client to mailfence in thunderbird client and want to move saved mac mail folders one at a time to Thunder… (read more)

I am in the process of changing my email from gmail in mac mail client to mailfence in thunderbird client and want to move saved mac mail folders one at a time to Thunderbird. It seems straightforward enough but I have one question and it's related to a post on this forum, see below. At the end of the post Stans describes how to move the folders but says it must be done when the TB is CLOSED i.e. not running. This might be a dumb question but how does one copy files to TB when it is closed.


Stans

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7/19/20, 9:50 AM

The Mail app supports exporting entire mailboxes (accounts) to mbox files, as explained here. Thunderbird uses the mbox format for storing messages, so you don't need any product to facilitate this. Simply get the exported mbox files and copy them to the Local Folders folder inside your Thunderbird's profile folder. See Profiles - Where Thunderbird stores your messages and other user data for details about your Thunderbird profile. The mbox files should be copied to the Mail > Local Folders folder while Thunderbird is closed (not running), then when you relaunch Thunderbird, it will load the mbox files under the Local Folders account.

Asked by malcolm.booth 1 month ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 month ago

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Thunderbird login problem

Thunderbird was working fine for a few years.It just asked for my password.I entered my AOL/Verizon web password and it would not accept it after many Tbird restarts and … (read more)

Thunderbird was working fine for a few years.It just asked for my password.I entered my AOL/Verizon web password and it would not accept it after many Tbird restarts and computer reboots.I changed it on webmail to be sure and the pw shows in Thunderbird security but I cannot send or receive mail in TB.I followed all methids I see online but am stuck.Thanks for any help you can give me.Macbook 10.14.6.Tbird 91.5.0

Asked by hpete 18 hours ago

Answered by david 18 hours ago

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Request for added message filter.

Please enable users to filter messages on the content of Hyperlinks. Hyperlinks are some spammers and scammers weak spot. Here is a current example: One of dozens I recen… (read more)

Please enable users to filter messages on the content of Hyperlinks. Hyperlinks are some spammers and scammers weak spot. Here is a current example: One of dozens I recently received, all redirecting via "overfilights.page.link" I want to filter out any message with links back to "overfilights.page.link* HTML CODE EXAMPLE: <a href="https://overfilights.page.link/FhqJ" target="_blank"> (not sure if/how the html will display here) This request from others has remained unanswered in the past. As a retired web developer, perhaps someone could direct me to the Thunderbird Development message filter source code.

Asked by ian 1 week ago

Answered by Matt 1 day ago

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Can't restore previous session tabs after Firefox crash using Firefox 95 on Mac

I have consulted https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-restore-my-tabs-last-time. That article says: -Click on the menu button [three lines at the upper right] to… (read more)

I have consulted https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-restore-my-tabs-last-time. That article says:

-Click on the menu button [three lines at the upper right] to open the menu panel. -Click History. -Click Recently Closed Tabs.

I am using Firefox 95.0.2 for Mac (iOS 10.15.7). There is no "Recently Closed Tabs" option to click after clicking on History per the above instruction. I have saved various files from the time of the crash, in particular "previous.jsonlz4" (a 20.6 MB file, as I had a very large number of tabs open). Is there any way to use this or some other file to restore my old tabs?


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) section as you have macOS.

Asked by PLS1 1 day ago

Answered by PLS1 13 hours ago