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Incoming email is fine, but any email that I attempt to send to the comcast.smtp.net server fails.

Comcast is apparently changing their email security. They sent the following out: "Reminder: Your email application or device may be out of date We noticed you're access… (read more)

Comcast is apparently changing their email security. They sent the following out:

"Reminder: Your email application or device may be out of date

We noticed you're accessing your Comcast.net email through an older email application or device, such as an older smartphone. Unfortunately, some older devices, operating systems, and email applications don't support current security protocols and therefore put your data at risk.

We rely on specific security protocols to help protect data in transit, including anything you send through your Comcast.net email. To help safeguard your data, we are discontinuing the use of older security protocols that have been deemed less safe.

We recommend updating your out-of-date email application or speaking with a trusted resource about your device and the software you use to access your Comcast.net email.

If your device or email application is not up-to-date before we discontinue these older security protocols, you will not be able to use it to access your email as you do today. However, you will still be able to access your Comcast.net email by logging into connect.xfinity.com through an internet browser. "

This appears to be based on them dropping support for TLS, v1.1 and lower.

Currently I cannot send email, and can only receive. The error message that I get is shown in the attached picture file. This issue happens on my desktop system, and was confirmed by the same thing happening on my laptop.

Asked by umeweall1 15 hours ago

Answered by umeweall1 45 minutes ago

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Does a Thunderbird IMAP account work on more than one PC and sync on both

Hi, I hope someone can help me. I'm using Thunderbird Version 102.4.1 on a 7 year old laptop and it's getting to the end of life with numerous driver and non responding p… (read more)

Hi, I hope someone can help me.

I'm using Thunderbird Version 102.4.1 on a 7 year old laptop and it's getting to the end of life with numerous driver and non responding problems. Also, it is not compatible with Windows 11. I have linked 3 Yahoo mail and 4 Gmail accounts to Thunderbird on it and they work really well. All are IMAP server settings. I have just bought a new laptop, an early Black Friday deal, and hope to set it up the same as my existing one, so when the old one dies, as it's likely to, I will still have access to the same programmes and emails.

I know I can access Gmail emails direct on any device and they are always up to date - is that called synced? What I don't know is if all email accounts will be synced or the latest - if I use Thunderbird on both laptops. If I delete an email on one device will it be deleted on the other device.

If this is possible, do I download Thunderbird on the new laptop, then set up the accounts for each email and just enjoy from there, OR do I have to copy the profile from the old device to the new one.

I love browsing, streaming etc. but hate trying to get my PC set up or sorting out problems with it. Presume I know very little if you are replying. I have never had two working laptops before so never had to worry about syncing.

Asked by PhilG 2 weeks ago

Answered by david 2 weeks ago

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browser video

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but… (read more)

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but still nothing. I then installed chrome and the videos worked can you guys please give me an fix.

Asked by jannes3de 10 hours ago

Answered by James 10 hours ago

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upgrading issues from 91.13.1 to 102 on windows 10 home 64b 22H2

tried upgrading/clean install, 32b and 64b, version 102 when came out and now 102.5.0 always end up with a non-usable , no folders (sent, trash etc) top right menu does … (read more)

tried upgrading/clean install, 32b and 64b, version 102 when came out and now 102.5.0 always end up with a non-usable , no folders (sent, trash etc) top right menu does not open either had to go back with system restore and today even reinstall old version

does the new version require any windows component that the old one did not? (i may have disabled some features i dont need). all other programs work perfectly.

any advice will be appreciated, thanks

Asked by idol.lif 1 week ago

Answered by idol.lif 9 hours ago

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Cannot retrieve emails from profile

Thunderbird crashed and when I finally got it started again all my emails had disappeared. I found what I believe to be the original profile and I tried all of the sugges… (read more)

Thunderbird crashed and when I finally got it started again all my emails had disappeared. I found what I believe to be the original profile and I tried all of the suggested methods for getting Thunderbird to retrieve the emails, contacts etc from this profile. The profile seems to have all my email addresses associated with it and there are some large inbox files in recognisable folders but when I point Thunderbird at this profile or try an import from this profile nothing happens. At one stage I tried setting up one of my email accounts to see if that would drag in the old emails but it didn't. I am at a major impass trying to figure out how to recover all of this data. Help!

Asked by CraigMel 1 day ago

Answered by sfhowes 16 hours ago

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Unseperate regular browsing and private browsing.

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were priv… (read more)

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were private browsing; it blended in.

In a recent update, Mozilla did something unthinkable and made private browsing an isolated instance from Firefox. This, of course, results in a purple flare in the taskbar in front of the entire world that you are private browsing.

I don't understand who thought this was a good idea. I want to know how to undo this horrible change.

See the screenshot where you can't see any information on all my open Firefox windows, except for my private browsing window.

Asked by M_Negev 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error mes… (read more)

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Problem with *.jpg images

When I receive attachments like image.bmp , image.gif, image.jpeg and image.png in Thunderbird, I can simply double click on the attached filenames to open them in Photos… (read more)

When I receive attachments like image.bmp , image.gif, image.jpeg and image.png in Thunderbird, I can simply double click on the attached filenames to open them in Photos. But double clicking on attached image.jpg doesn't work, and I must first save it to some folder and there double click to open it in Photos.

So how do I add "JPG Image" to [Tools/Settings/General/Files & Attachments/Content Type] where the other image types are listed?

(Windows 11 Pro 21H2)

Asked by 3/4voorby 1 day ago

Answered by 3/4voorby 23 hours ago

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Thunderbird 102.5 crashes at startup @ nsMsgDBFolder::RecursiveDelete

Have one PC that thunderbird is crashing on. Program appears on the screen for a second or two then crashes, then I get the crash report popup. I tried starting thunder… (read more)

Have one PC that thunderbird is crashing on. Program appears on the screen for a second or two then crashes, then I get the crash report popup. I tried starting thunderbird in safe mode and had the same results. Here are the last two crash reports, I have more if needed. bp-69869915-73ce-42e9-ab1b-30bbf0221122 bp-2b617d21-dc6c-4dcb-863f-27ff50221122

Thank you for any help that you may offer.

Asked by bud13 1 week ago

Answered by bud13 1 day ago

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firefox keeps crashing on start

Firefox keeps crashing on start. I tried: 1. firefox -profilemanager 2. firefox --safe-mode 3. start from newly created user 4. reboot computer 5. trying other desktop e… (read more)

Firefox keeps crashing on start. I tried: 1. firefox -profilemanager 2. firefox --safe-mode 3. start from newly created user 4. reboot computer 5. trying other desktop environment (kde, xfce)

$ firefox [GFX1-]: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialise VAAPI connection. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 12256 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

Here is crash report: AdapterDeviceID: 0x1b81 AdapterDriverVendor: nvidia/unknown AdapterDriverVersion: 520.61.5.0 AdapterVendorID: 0x10de AvailablePageFile: 17494933504 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 26002341888 AvailableSwapMemory: 11995705344 AvailableVirtualMemory: 29669888000 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20221110173214 CrashTime: 1669989086 DesktopEnvironment: kde GraphicsCriticalError: |[0][GFX1-]: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialise VAAPI connection. (t=0.396726) HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1669481249 IsWayland: 0 Notes: Debian GNU/Linux bookworm/sidFP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 1 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 284 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1669989085 SubmittedFrom: Client Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 45604323328 TotalPhysicalMemory: 33608617984 UptimeTS: .46475384 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 107.0

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by paul 1 day ago

Answered by paul 1 day ago

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After Update: New mail window shows no contacts in recipient field

Hey there, I updated thunderbird some while ago to 102.5.0 (32-Bit). After some time, I noticed that I don't get my any contacts from my address book shown in the recipie… (read more)

Hey there, I updated thunderbird some while ago to 102.5.0 (32-Bit). After some time, I noticed that I don't get my any contacts from my address book shown in the recipient field of my new mail window.

Does anyone have an idea what happened? I changed nothing in my settings, and it worked before the update.

Thanks

Asked by MissMi 4 days ago

Answered by MissMi 2 days ago

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Sent emails going to Local Sent folder

I have Thunderbird set up with four email accounts. Recently, one of them has started saving Sent emails in the Local Sent folder. (Until I found this I thought that th… (read more)

I have Thunderbird set up with four email accounts. Recently, one of them has started saving Sent emails in the Local Sent folder. (Until I found this I thought that they were not being saved at all). Checking the Account Settings shows that the 'Place a copy in' option is correctly set to save in the Sent folder of that account. (see attachment) Can anyone suggest why this has happened and how I can fix the problem? All the other three accounts save in the correct Sent folder.

Asked by Ralph's PC 3 days ago

Answered by Ralph's PC 2 days ago

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Disabling DRM completely

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simpl… (read more)

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simple blog... If I disabled it, I do not want to be prompted to enable it back. I know how to enable it.

Asked by david636 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Cannot use Idagio.com web player in Firefox since update to 107

Since updating to version 107, the Idagio.com web player does not work in Firefox. When pressing the "Play" icon, only progression dots show forever. … (read more)

Since updating to version 107, the Idagio.com web player does not work in Firefox. When pressing the "Play" icon, only progression dots show forever.

Asked by apare3 1 week ago

Answered by apare3 1 day ago

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1398430] When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not … (read more)

Locking this thread.
Please continue here: [/questions/1398430]
When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 1 day ago

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Bookmark synced tabs without opening them?

Hi Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question: I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the de… (read more)

Hi

Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question:

I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the desktop browser, without opening them first. I've found out how to view them in the side bar, but I see no option to bookmark all tabs.

It would be nice to have synced Tabs in the Library window and Options panel.

Asked by tilsig-firefox 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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The latest update to Thunderbird on Ubuntu has some issues.

Loading the TASK pane takes up to 20 seconds - the previous release was instant. There is a noticeable delay when changing directories. I have repaired all directories an… (read more)

Loading the TASK pane takes up to 20 seconds - the previous release was instant. There is a noticeable delay when changing directories. I have repaired all directories and tried to use the previous version of TBird but the profile is not accepted. Have also run without add-ons etc and this makes no difference. Once the task pane has loaded it behaves normally and subsequent loading is instant as it was with the previous version. This is not a real issue but I am wondering if there is an underlying problem somewhere.

Asked by alan186 2 days ago

Answered by gp 1 day ago

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Firefox won't close properly

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the pro… (read more)

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the problem. I have to manually end the process just to close Firefox, and it is quite annoying.

I just checked, my Firefox is up to date. Yesterday I deleted and re-installed Firefox, but it's still doing the same thing.

This is kind of driving me nuts to be honest. I have Chrome, Opera, and Edge also installed on my computer so I'm ready to jetisson Firefox but thought I'd see what the community has to say first.

Asked by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 1 week ago

Answered by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 1 day ago