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Message "Browser being managed by your organization" is new.

The message about the "Browser being managed by your organization" that shows up in Firefox settings, is new. I've been using Linux mint with Firefox for over a year on m… (read more)

The message about the "Browser being managed by your organization" that shows up in Firefox settings, is new. I've been using Linux mint with Firefox for over a year on my own personal laptop and this message just showed up in my Firefox settings kind of out of the blue.. Can it be related to version 100? I was just trying to do something online. totally unrelated to the Firefox settings, and now I've spent a considerable amount of time trying to get rid of this policy. I tried to set the AppUpdate policy to true, but it still will not allow me to check for updates in the settings, or if I go under help, about. I do not use the laptop often, so this is the first time I've been unable to check for updates, and I would prefer not to have an enterprise security policy running on my personal laptop. I do not know how it came to be on the laptop but any help removing, or resetting the controls would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by artlawrence 1 day ago

Last reply by artlawrence 16 hours ago

How do I make Firefox forget my primary password after suspend/lock

Hi, As it is, Firefox remember the primary password as long as the software is open and the computer not shut down. This is a very serious security risk! Firefox should f… (read more)

Hi, As it is, Firefox remember the primary password as long as the software is open and the computer not shut down. This is a very serious security risk! Firefox should forget the primary password after a certain period of time, even when running continuously. At least Firefox should forget the password after the session is suspended or locked. Could you please add this feature in your next release. Sincerely, -- Pierre

Asked by pablanche.az 3 days ago

Last reply by pablanche.az 1 day ago

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Firefox locking up / hangs after using search

At random, whenever use a search box on a page, Firefox will lock up. The "loading" icon on the tab will animate as normal, but the entire window won't respond. If I pre… (read more)

At random, whenever use a search box on a page, Firefox will lock up. The "loading" icon on the tab will animate as normal, but the entire window won't respond. If I press the show desktop button and then try to reveal Firefox, none of the windows will appear. I'd have to go into Windows Task Manager and be lucky enough to terminate the correct process containing the tab, or else I'd have to start all over again.

Asked by lokeyhermit 1 month ago

Answered by lokeyhermit 2 days ago

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auto fast scrolling randomly

no ryme or reason that i have found. not a continuous issue, works normal 3 hours, next minute boom takes off immediately to bottom, if i reverse direction action will st… (read more)

no ryme or reason that i have found. not a continuous issue, works normal 3 hours, next minute boom takes off immediately to bottom, if i reverse direction action will stop, then i drag bar back upward where it took off. I have replaced batteries in mouse thinking low voltage, not this issue, on-screen cursor will stop/n start or to me acts like too many other background apps running using all bandwidth or ram = low batt voltage =replace batt problem solved. scrolling issue does seem to happen more often in overnight hours, hard to say definitively, MS is no help, after reading 9 pg. of community scrolling issues mine is diff. no issues of randomly, this has been happening for awhile 2yrs maybe more. its the random part that confuses me, i gone threw all mouse settings on/off n firefox, windows, HP, no fix, no error, very odd, i have changed wireless mouses, i dont think i've tried a corded one, after this i will, just gotta find it. HP laptop; Gear Head MPT3200RED mouse;HDMI cord to 42" Sanyo LED TV; ANKER USB w/4 xtra slots; I never touch laptop lid is closed all time, multiple screen switch on. Its very annoying only one indention roll of wheel, one line selected in win settings, mouse receiver plugged into laptop which is approximately 6 ft. away max. there will be days works perfectly normal, n then this evening started again, probly been week maybe, i'm gonna start keeping track of every factor i can think off date, time, website, tabs active, extension s on/active eg. just now tubi going threw my list which is very long page, 6 dvd picture lines down boom takes off just caught it around line 20 outta 150 lines maybe, heres thot, internet access threw verizon hotspot using tether hi speed cable connected to Galaxy S9, if web page not fully loaded thats when action starts, once it starts doesnt matter then random part kicks in, i can restart cpu, or disconnect S9 for minute , sometimes that helps, but not always. oh. i also use onscreen keyboard to type...suks...this Q has taken over hour to type as i click one letter at a time to spell words, my hand n index finger cramping. any thots you can think of wud be most appreciated , i'll do my best at documenting incidents , thnx vic

Asked by oetkbtytr 1 month ago

Answered by Dropa 1 month ago

bookmarks and upgrades

- You updated and took my bookmarks away (something I needed and used all the time. How can you do that? Really? - also every time I go on line I get another stupid sign… (read more)

- You updated and took my bookmarks away (something I needed and used all the time. How can you do that? Really? - also every time I go on line I get another stupid sign at the top right telling me to update again. I'm being pestered to do something that screwed me over. - I’ve tried the (old firefox date folder, thing) and it didn’t work. (so please don't suggest that) - I have to go looking for what bookmarks I have left (no more drop-down menu with all of them right there where over the years I've organized them)

I used to like this program, a lot. If I can’t get my Book marks back I’m done with FireFox. What the hell were you thinking?

Asked by glynnsimmons 3 days ago

Visiting some sites causes me to lose the ability to go back

When I visit this site: https://www.mnot.net/blog/2022/06/22/chromium-only I get a server error message. That’s fine, but then I notice I am not able to press the back bu… (read more)

When I visit this site: https://www.mnot.net/blog/2022/06/22/chromium-only

I get a server error message. That’s fine, but then I notice I am not able to press the back button. It is grayed out as if there is no history to go back to.

This happens both if I click on that click from a page and if load a page, e.g. google.com, and then paste the link into the URL bar.

If I perform the same actions in safari, I also get an error, but I am still able to use the back button.

This is not the only URL that has caused this issue, but it is the first where I remembered to save the URL.

I am on Firefox Focus version 100.0 and iPhone 12 mini iOS version 15.5.

Thanks and keep up the great work!

Asked by firefox1890 3 days ago

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firefox and thunderbird takes long time after initial boot up

I have W10 fully updated with plenty of RAM but in the last few weeks, after I boot up in the morning (I shut down every night) it takes a long time (several minutes) fo… (read more)

I have W10 fully updated with plenty of RAM but in the last few weeks, after I boot up in the morning (I shut down every night) it takes a long time (several minutes) for either Firefox or Thunderbird to fully boot up . Firefox opens tomy home page, but does not complete for several minutes so I can go nowhere. If I am patient and wait it is fine the rest of the day..nice and fast. If I shut down and reboot again- very very slow opening of both for the initial time. I have run full virus scans, sfc/scannow, malwarebytes, cleared history and cache and cookies, turned off and on hardware excelerator. Any other suggestions? Word and Excel open quickly as usual.

Asked by oldbob2 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

Autofill for CC no longer works

Credit card information is no longer saved/autopopulated and I can't see anything about saved CCs in Browser Privacy settings where I could access it before. This has bee… (read more)

Credit card information is no longer saved/autopopulated and I can't see anything about saved CCs in Browser Privacy settings where I could access it before. This has been a problem for several months now, but has never been an issue in the past.

Asked by allie.m.olvera 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

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TLS 1.0, 1.1 exceptions for private (home) network

How do I create a TLS 1.0, 1.1 exception in Firefox 100.0+ for my legacy devices (NAS), that no longer get firmware updates from the manufacture, that are on my private n… (read more)

How do I create a TLS 1.0, 1.1 exception in Firefox 100.0+ for my legacy devices (NAS), that no longer get firmware updates from the manufacture, that are on my private network and thier configuration is done through a web browser?

 I have been using Firefox browser for a long time, since it was called Mozilla browser.  An answer such as "I'm out of luck." means I will have to look for a new browser.  I prefer not to do that.  I trust the Mozilla brand and like you products and recommend them to my friends and customers.

Asked by data0042 5 days ago

Answered by James 5 days ago

Firefox keeps on not loading websites, restarting browser I have to create a new profile EVERY time

Problem Firefox keeps on randomly not loading web pages. Upon restarting the browser I am prompted to either [Exit] or [Create new profile] This has only started happi… (read more)

    1. Problem

Firefox keeps on randomly not loading web pages. Upon restarting the browser I am prompted to either [Exit] or [Create new profile]

This has only started happing in the last 2 weeks or so.

It is VERY annoying that I have to keep setting up Firefox EVERY time which involves:

  • Logging in with Firefox Sync
  • Reauthenticating with ALL the websites / apps I use in Firefox

This is a bad user experience

I have tried the following.

  • Uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox (by scoop)
  • Uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox (by the Firefox downloader)
  • Resetting local history / data / cache
  • Disabling IPV6 setting
  • Disabling Prefetch
  • Troubleshoot mode -> Reset data & Refresh Firefox

None of these have resolved the issue and the unresponsive sites and Profile reset requirement keep on randomly occurring

Asked by Scott 6 days ago

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Amazon webpage does not load properly using Firefox

I used to be able to get on Amazon with no problems using Firefox. Lately, the website is all chopped up. Blue words with underlining appears on the pages. I can view … (read more)

I used to be able to get on Amazon with no problems using Firefox. Lately, the website is all chopped up. Blue words with underlining appears on the pages. I can view Amazon just fine under Safari.

Asked by pam_calhoun 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Browser History versions API

Hello. I was wondering to ask is there any APIs that I can use to get the valid versions of the Firefox browser with some basic information. Like the one, we have on the … (read more)

Hello. I was wondering to ask is there any APIs that I can use to get the valid versions of the Firefox browser with some basic information. Like the one, we have on the Wikipedia website, except I want to get the information from API instead of the websites.

Asked by rezakazemi095 1 week ago

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“Invalid Encryption Key” Popup When Connecting To My Router

When I connect to my home router via HTTPS I get a popup with the message “Invalid Encryption Key”. I tried using other installations of Firefox and I don't get this pop … (read more)

When I connect to my home router via HTTPS I get a popup with the message “Invalid Encryption Key”. I tried using other installations of Firefox and I don't get this pop up. I then made a new Firefox profile on the same computer and did not get the popup. So it seemed like a Firefox "refresh" would be in order. But after the refresh the problem persists.

So how do I resolve this issue?

Firefox is the latest version running on a Mac.

Asked by Rumboogy 3 weeks ago

Answered by Rumboogy 1 week ago

Saved passwords in Firefox not syncing to Google account

I use Firefox as my default browser. I have sync turned on. Im signed in thru my google account. Firefox does NOT sync to my Chrome browser and Google account. Whats the … (read more)

I use Firefox as my default browser. I have sync turned on. Im signed in thru my google account. Firefox does NOT sync to my Chrome browser and Google account. Whats the fix?

Asked by Craig N 1 month ago

Last reply by vicsar 1 week ago

Gmail stopping working in Firefox (NS_BINDING_ABORTED)

Hello, this did not happen in past. Tonight Gmail again says "not connected" with a countdown. When looking at the Network tool I can see that each POST request ends with… (read more)

Hello, this did not happen in past. Tonight Gmail again says "not connected" with a countdown. When looking at the Network tool I can see that each POST request ends with NS_BINDING_ABORTED error code. It seems that those requests are aborted before a single packet is sent over network. Is there any permanent solution? Last time I got around the problem by restarting the browser. But I am not happy to do that over and over again because the Firefox is bugged.

Asked by pavel.lastovicka 3 weeks ago

Last reply by pavel.lastovicka 1 week ago

Problem with a GIS website

Until the most recent update of Firefox, I was able to access atrribute data of a GIS map feature on the GIS Open Data, State of Michigan website: https://gis-michigan.op… (read more)

Until the most recent update of Firefox, I was able to access atrribute data of a GIS map feature on the GIS Open Data, State of Michigan website:

https://gis-michigan.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/2020-voting-precincts/explore?location=44.909859%2C-86.310800%2C6.97

Now, I can not click on any feature. I can do this, however, using Chrome. What is the issue, here?

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 month ago

Last reply by FireFoxFan1 1 week ago

Saving Inspect element changes permanently

How do you save the changes you made on inspect element on firefox? All im getting is youtube videos of how to do it for chrome and you require an extension! … (read more)

How do you save the changes you made on inspect element on firefox?

All im getting is youtube videos of how to do it for chrome and you require an extension!

Asked by Faerie Caster 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

How to allow NTLM/Windows Authentication in Firefox

Hi, We have a webapp, while accessing this application in Chrome/Edge browsers, it doesn't prompt the user to enter login credentials. But the same application while acce… (read more)

Hi,

We have a webapp, while accessing this application in Chrome/Edge browsers, it doesn't prompt the user to enter login credentials. But the same application while accessing in Firefox, it prompts the user to enter login credentials. How can I disable the login prompt for Firefox and make firefox to use the windows authentication( How to allow NTLM/Windows Authentication in Firefox )

I came across this article and just want to make sure if this is the right setting needs to be done. https://docs.helloid.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002887174-How-to-allow-NTLM-Windows-Authentication-in-Firefox

Thanks, Mohammed Ali

Asked by mohammadalisayed 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit) does not work on Amazon web site

Fix Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit) browser. I am using Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Version 21H2 OS Build: 19044.1706 Experience: Windows Feature Experience Pack 120-2212.4170.0 Let… (read more)

Fix Firefox 100.0.2 (64-bit) browser. I am using Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Version 21H2 OS Build: 19044.1706 Experience: Windows Feature Experience Pack 120-2212.4170.0

Let me give you a scenario.

I cleared my cookies.

Go to https://www.amazon.com. From the drop-down at the top of the page (it now shows All) select a product area. I selected "electronics". I now type in "batteries" in the search field. The screen goes black. The tab is now unresponsive.

Another example. Go to https://www.amazon.com. From the drop-down at the top of the page (it now shows All) select a product area. I selected "Kindle Store". Now I selected any book (I typed in "Killing th" and the drop-down showed "killing the illers bill oreilly. A small book shows up in the middle of the screen (which is now grayed out). I can select "orders" and the orders are shown but they are skewed in an abnormal fashion (i.e. not displayed as they were on the previous version of Firefox). I hit the back arrow and click on the small icon of the book displayed and I am on the page for that book. However scrolling down shows that the page is displayed in an abnormal fashion and I can no longer click on "orders" (nothing happens when I click on this drop-down.

I cannot order anything and I need to hit the back arrow to return to the previous page in order to log off of Amazon.com.

I use Firefox by choice. However my least two browsers in the world (Chrome and Edge) both sill work on Amazon.

I REALLY REALLY do not want to use those browsers for ordering on Amazon. Please fix Firefox. I like it more, believe it's more secure and I really prefer that browser. Please help me by fixing your browser.

One more thing: I just updated Firefox today. It worked fine yesterday..

David Sorensen dmerle@earthlink.net

Asked by dmerle 4 weeks ago

Answered by Mike109 1 week ago