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Email backgrounds and text colors have inverted

My Thunderbird updated today, and suddenly all of my emails are showing white text on black backgrounds, except for those incoming emails that have their own color scheme… (read more)

My Thunderbird updated today, and suddenly all of my emails are showing white text on black backgrounds, except for those incoming emails that have their own color schemes. In those cases, the text appears pretty dark against the black background. Changing themes doesn't seem to make a difference. Was there something in the update that made this happen? How do I fix it?

Asked by vahost 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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Firefox new for an XP laptop

I need to install Firefox NEW on an XP laptop. I need the (newest) old version that will install on the XP downloaded to THIS (Windows 10) computer and "Sneaker-netted" t… (read more)

I need to install Firefox NEW on an XP laptop. I need the (newest) old version that will install on the XP downloaded to THIS (Windows 10) computer and "Sneaker-netted" to the XP. Then I presume I will be able to download the NEWEST version that will run under XP and do the upgrade. What I received was indistinguishable from the most current version, when I tried to get 43.0.1. Help?

Asked by GooRoo 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Size of Thunderbird (text, mail, icons...) has become extremely small.

Today I migrated from an older mac to a brand new one (Mojave 10.14). When I opened Thunderbird (60.8, latest update checked), the display (fonts, icons, mails... everyt… (read more)

Today I migrated from an older mac to a brand new one (Mojave 10.14). When I opened Thunderbird (60.8, latest update checked), the display (fonts, icons, mails... everything) had become so small it was almost impossible to read.

Zoom in/out didn't change a thing. The tiny size remained tiny.

Zooming in only worked on the add-on/plug-in page but not on the mails or on the display itself.

The "zoom" add-on won't work on mac. It was disabled many years ago.

Asked by paret.buzenol 2 years ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 2 years ago

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Can't play some Youtube-Videos / Twitter "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available"

Hello Everyone I'm having troubles with playing some Youtube-Videos and Twitter Videos. I had to re-install my Windows 10 (64 Bit) due to some hardware-issues which are … (read more)

Hello Everyone

I'm having troubles with playing some Youtube-Videos and Twitter Videos. I had to re-install my Windows 10 (64 Bit) due to some hardware-issues which are not related, and I'm having this issue since then. Here are the steps that I already did:

-Removing all Add-Ons -Starting in Safe mode - Deinstalling and reinstalling Firefox, then starting in safe Mode -Deinstalling Firefox with a tool that also deletes all Firefox-Related Registry Keys and App-Data Files and reinstalling it to a different path (other HD) -Disabling add-ons - Disabling Open264 Videocodec and widevine content decryption module (more just because of frustration^^, but I was then able to play some Youtube videos after this one) - mediasource.enabled is active (and all the other ones as well) -Installed addons (even though it didn't work with them disabled as well): NOscript( youtube videos are allowed, some of the are working), Ublock Origin, Video Download Helper, HTTPS Everyhwere, Tree Style Tab, Limit distracting sites - Updating to the newest Firefox-Version (which came out today)

Btw: on https://www.youtube.com/html5/ it tells me that everything works fine and I have of course the newest Firefox-Version installed.

Do you guys may have any other ideas?

Thank you for your help.

Kind regards,


Gabe

Asked by mcbob 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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sync doesn't work anymore

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, … (read more)

I'm really upset! The new v79 has half the features and sync wasn't running: always shows "last sync on 1970" and didn't let me select what to sync. I cleared the cache, not solved... I cleared all my data, reconfigured, but still no sync! So I removed the app and manually installed the old one. Guess what? It still doesn't sync!!! Now I'm left with the Firefox I know and love but I can't use it because I have NO credentials and no bookmarks... I would like to kick someone...

Asked by Giangi 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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Cannot receive email after update

After the most recent update, 78.4.0, I cannot receive emails. I can send emails. Also the folder icons changed from yellow to white. Erols.com (RCN) is my email host… (read more)

After the most recent update, 78.4.0, I cannot receive emails. I can send emails. Also the folder icons changed from yellow to white. Erols.com (RCN) is my email host. I can still receive emails on my phone and through mail2web.com. I have tried turning off firewalls, both Webroot and the native one in Windows 10. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling both latest version and an earlier version. I checked to make sure the proper password was still saved. When I hit the Get Messages button, there is a "Connected to pop.rcn.com..." in the bottom pane where the "unread" and "total" are listed. It just vanishes after a bit. Anybody got a cure?

Asked by ccolw 1 year ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 year ago

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Problem using send to, using mapi ON WINDOWS

When I right click on a file and try to send it to an email recipient the following message pops up: There is no email program associated to perform the requested action.… (read more)

When I right click on a file and try to send it to an email recipient the following message pops up:

There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the default programs control panel.

When I open the default programs panel, I see that Thunderbird (the email program I use) is set as a default under email.

Can someone tell me why this doesn't work?

Asked by jimbir 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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I lost all my passwords from firefox after Refreshing my browser

Today I've refreshed my Firefox and I'm aware that I'll loose all my add-ons/extensions/customization's, but the problem is I've lost all my passwords in my Firefox lockw… (read more)

Today I've refreshed my Firefox and I'm aware that I'll loose all my add-ons/extensions/customization's, but the problem is I've lost all my passwords in my Firefox lockwise! Please help me. I need all my saved passwords ASAP.

Asked by SaiAkash Neela 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Thunderbird fails to connect to the server

Thunderbird 78.5.1 On computer A, probably since one of the latest updates TB is not able anymore to connect to the server, I only get the error message "connection to se… (read more)

Thunderbird 78.5.1 On computer A, probably since one of the latest updates TB is not able anymore to connect to the server, I only get the error message "connection to server xxx failed"

Activity manager shows no messages at all Server xxx is on my network, connection is not blocked TB profile seems to be ok : when using the same profile on computer B, everything is working fine

  • creating new account (same data as existing account) on new profile on computer A is not possible : message "Unable to log in at server. Probably wrong configuration, username or password"
  • however using exactly same procedure and data on computer B, it is working !

So, creating a new account on a new profile is not possible Disabling firewall and AV : no change TB safe mode : no change Reinstalling and uninstalling/installing TB again : no change Windows safe mode with Networking : no change TB config:security.tls settings are identical on computer A and B I changed TB config:security.tls settings : .version.min to 2, 1 and 0 : no change

and .enable_post_handshake_auth to true : no change
and .version.enable-deprecated = true : no change
(all after restarting TB)

Changing TB Server Security settings : no change

I deleted the stored passwords, but after restarting TB is NOT asking for the pw's meaning TB is even NOT trying to connect to the server ?

(error messages are translated from Dutch, so possibly not identical to English ones)

see also https://support.cdn.mozilla.net/en-US/questions/1304493 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1269090?page=2 https://support.mozilla.org/nl/questions/1313268

I think I tried almost everything to solve the problem. It seems the problem is on the computer/TB installation, but where ? Can someone tell me how to proceed further ?

Asked by Tom 1 year ago

Answered by Tom 1 year ago

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AT&T email technical support team tells me that Thunderbird (even 68) is not yet compatible with the oauth password security soon required..

I assume this to be true since I spent the afternoon going up three levels of *escalation* on a live call to get the answer from them. My questions are: 1) Why would Thun… (read more)

I assume this to be true since I spent the afternoon going up three levels of *escalation* on a live call to get the answer from them.

My questions are: 1) Why would Thunderbird not yet (September, 2019) be compatible with the oauth password security system required by a major US email provider? When, if ever, is this omission going to be addressed and included.

Using the only available workaround they offer for non-compliant insecure email clients, called a *secure mail key,* is not really a very modern solution to an internal inherent security flaw in a software program.

Asked by esb 2 years ago

Answered by Matt 2 years ago

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Solved: The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server pop-server.woh.rr.com responded: no such message

I have seen this problem posted several times without a solution and having fixed it, I am making the effort to let all know the answer. Here is the error / problem: "The… (read more)

I have seen this problem posted several times without a solution and having fixed it, I am making the effort to let all know the answer.

Here is the error / problem: "The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server pop-server.woh.rr.com responded: no such message."

I had this happen some time ago on another pop on RR mail server and logging in via Web Mail and deleting the emails worked BUT.. It happened again on another pop account and it did not work.. So... I nuked the pop via the master account and re-added it.. nothing so, I ran check disk thinking a FAT corruption NOPE, I restored a MOZBACK of Thunderbird from like a month ago Ziltch.. I called useless RR support and nothing!

FINALLY *Scratching Head*.. In there change your Junk mail options to "delete the email". I had one junk email stuck in there and after refreshing that page..That one Junk Email was gone and THEN Thunderbird worked checking that pop..

WAHLAH!

I hate when the simplest of things do not work and it pissed me off nobody had the answer.. HERE YOU ALL GO!

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Leda937@woh.rr.com

Asked by LedaOhio 7 years ago

Answered by LedaOhio 7 years ago

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Mozilla Firefox Block/Allow Extentions via AD GPO

Hello All, I'm trying to block all Mozilla extensions and allow only a few that's approved by IT. Our environment is pretty big over 2k devices and we are using well org… (read more)

Hello All, I'm trying to block all Mozilla extensions and allow only a few that's approved by IT. Our environment is pretty big over 2k devices and we are using well organized AD structure by departments and did similar project with Chrome with no issues. But Mozilla template doesn't have same options as Chrome. Any idea how I can accomplish this ? Thank you.

Asked by ikorinnyi 1 year ago

Answered by ikorinnyi 1 year ago

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Dark theme

Hi, I'm using Thunderbird 68.8.0 (32-bit) on Windows 10. My work account is based off gmail. I tried switching to the dark theme- but it seems the emails themselves still… (read more)

Hi, I'm using Thunderbird 68.8.0 (32-bit) on Windows 10. My work account is based off gmail. I tried switching to the dark theme- but it seems the emails themselves still appear in a white background with the dark text. Tested for plain text mails, calendar invites as well.

Does anyone know of a workaround to get a true dark mode on actual emails as well? Thanks !

Asked by Raghav 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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On screen Keyboard not working.

On screen keyboard not working when using Firefox. It will work with MS Edge, but not Firefox. It flashes then disappears quickly when in Firefox. It worked previously… (read more)

On screen keyboard not working when using Firefox. It will work with MS Edge, but not Firefox. It flashes then disappears quickly when in Firefox. It worked previously, but a few months ago it quit working.

Asked by Ron 1 year ago

Answered by alex_mayorga 1 year ago

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How to switch update channel from beta to release

Hi, I'm currently using Thunderbird 70.0b4 on Mac. I would like to abandon the beta channel and switch back to the release one, but the simple re-install method I've read… (read more)

Hi, I'm currently using Thunderbird 70.0b4 on Mac. I would like to abandon the beta channel and switch back to the release one, but the simple re-install method I've read elsewhere does not fit my situatioin: if I install the current release (68.2.1) and start it, it complains that my profile has been created with a more recent version and refuses to start.

Of course I do not want to create a profile from scratch because I have tons of accounts, rules, etc. in my old profile.

What can I do? Will a future release version be "recent enough" that it will be able to read my 70beta profile?

Thanks.

Asked by starless1 2 years ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 2 years ago

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A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do?

I get this yellow banner at the top of page with this text, A web page is slowing... It so far only happens when I go to my bank's website and try to sign in. I've tried … (read more)

I get this yellow banner at the top of page with this text, A web page is slowing...

It so far only happens when I go to my bank's website and try to sign in.

I've tried several changes to security in preferences and nothing has helped.

This only started happening on this last firefox update to 70.0.1

Now I wish I could go back to the old version, 68 something...

thanks for any help Morris

Asked by Morris 2 years ago

Answered by sbrady1 1 year ago