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Firefox 34.05 incorrectly identifies plugins as out-of-date

As of midnight 12/12/14, Firefox started blocking plugins (in this case, Adobe Flash and Java Deployment Toolkit, possibly others as I've just been to websites that use t… (read more)

As of midnight 12/12/14, Firefox started blocking plugins (in this case, Adobe Flash and Java Deployment Toolkit, possibly others as I've just been to websites that use those), saying that they're out of date. When I click on "Update Now," the Plugin Status page tells me that all my plugins are up to date. (I'm currently running Flash 15.0.0.239 and Java Deployment Toolkit 10.71.2.14, for the record.)

I get the point of this feature, and I really don't want to permanently turn on "always allow," but having to click two "allow" prompts every time I load a website that features Flash is quickly making web browsing intolerable. I'm on the verge of switching to Google Chrome over this.

Asked by WhyDoIHaveToSignUpForThis 5 years ago

Answered by James 5 years ago

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trusteer rapport icon lost in firefox 41

Firefox automatically upgraded itself to version 41 and now the Trusteer Rapport Endpoint Protection icon is no longer shown to the right of the address bar. It is still… (read more)

Firefox automatically upgraded itself to version 41 and now the Trusteer Rapport Endpoint Protection icon is no longer shown to the right of the address bar. It is still there and working in Internet Explorer. The same situation is happening on 2 PCs, both Windows 7 64 bit.

Surely Trusteer Rapport is a widely used feature - one would have thought a new release of Firefox would have been tested to work with it.

Asked by nickacopp 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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latestsversion of firefox 38.0.1 disables my norton toolbar

pretty simple, I go to the addons and it curtly says.......Norton Toolbar is incompatible with Firefox 38.0.1. So I have gon3 back to firefox version37.0.2 which I was w… (read more)

pretty simple, I go to the addons and it curtly says.......Norton Toolbar is incompatible with Firefox 38.0.1. So I have gon3 back to firefox version37.0.2 which I was warned has SERIOUS security problems.

Firefox is starting to sound like Microsoft in its "explanations". It worked before now when I upgrade it is suddenly not compatible.

We all know that the coders made a mistake in the nwest version.....so why not fix it. I am beginning to think I may go back to Internet Explorer ......

So Firefox, when will you make Firefox compatible with the extremely popular norton toolbar, ID Vault etc.

I don't think any settings users proipose will fix this...only MOZILLA can.

Asked by bobsterncat 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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address bar dropdown arrow and menu of sites gone with recent update of firefox

"question: says it all. I have gone to "Options' and checked all the boxes and still I get only an abbreviated list of sites that I visit or have visited and this does no… (read more)

"question: says it all. I have gone to "Options' and checked all the boxes and still I get only an abbreviated list of sites that I visit or have visited and this does not change with time. I have been using Firefox for years and this has never happened after an upgrade. For instance every time i want to go to my Hotmail account, I have to type in the URL in the address bar where as I used to be able to hit the drop down arrow in the address bar, a menu would drop down and i could click on Hotmail or Bank of America, etc and be taken to the site.

Asked by casale 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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tabs below

(Removed beta link to 28. -m) All the current changes for firefox seem oriented towards the tab computer market but unfortunately these tab computers are way to slow and … (read more)

(Removed beta link to 28. -m)

All the current changes for firefox seem oriented towards the tab computer market but unfortunately these tab computers are way to slow and underperform compared dramaticly compared to my desktop computer. Having tabs below is what makes my system functionality and workflow perform at its best. I often have up to 100 tabs open at a time when doing research but with every change by firefox this ability is more and more taken away. from right click send emails and now tabs cant be placed below its time for firefox to decide if its time for two different versions of there product to be made. One for the desktop and a seperate version for tablet computers. Having tabs above the address bar is just plain stupid when you have 100 tabs open ie it just doesnt work. My pc has 64 gigs of ram and a 6 cor processor and with every itereation of firefox for the past 4 years my ability to use the ability of my PC has been more and more removed. I seem to have no choice but to revert to an earlier version of firfox in order to at least keep some of the former functionality. I dont use touch functionality and yet the latest version seems complllletelly oriented towards touch computers and thats great but its been done at the expence of people like me who will never use this type of feature. Time to creat two seperate versions of Firfox one for people like me who have realy powerfull computers and many many many tabs open at a time and one for the tablet pc touch people who only have 1 or 2 tabs open at a time.

Asked by ikeepbees 6 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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problems connecting to local librairy website after installing norton security

it's a public wifi but uses encrypted WEP. I can immediately connect to the building next door which is an unprotected public wifi. very strange and occured after I insta… (read more)

it's a public wifi but uses encrypted WEP. I can immediately connect to the building next door which is an unprotected public wifi. very strange and occured after I installed Norton Security last december. I haved checked laptop and wifi unit and they are ok. HP pavillion dv6 with Broadcom internal wifi.

Asked by benttwo 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Thunderbird does not accept my verizon-yahoo password

My password is valid because I can access my email via the verizon-yahoo web. However, TB suddenly stopped accepting the password. I get the following error message: Se… (read more)

My password is valid because I can access my email via the verizon-yahoo web. However, TB suddenly stopped accepting the password. I get the following error message:

Sending of password for user jsaklas@verizon.net did not succeed. Mail server incoming.yahoo.verizon.net responded: Server error - Please try again later. OS: Windows10 Server is : POP Mail Server: incoming.yahoo.verizon.net Conn.Sec: SSL/TLS Auth meth: Normal password

There are NO saved passwords in the Saved Logins window in the Options - Security page.

Asked by jsaklas 7 months ago

Answered by sluchuck 7 months ago

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Uninstall current Firefox from W10 Desktop PC

There are several posts on this site regarding uninstalling Firefox. I am running current Firefox on current W10 64bit 1903 desktop PC using Ethernet with Spectrum as my… (read more)

There are several posts on this site regarding uninstalling Firefox. I am running current Firefox on current W10 64bit 1903 desktop PC using Ethernet with Spectrum as my ISP. I am having a couple of problems in Firefox that are not happening in current Chrome. 1. Page-not-found 2-8 times a day that resolve every time by simply clicking the "retry" (or something close to that) button. I reset my router to "factory" and installed most current router firmware but that did not help. Netgear Support has been unable to help. 2. In current LastPass addon, I have to re-login to LastPass every time I start Firefox - did not used to do that (a year ago), and in Chrome or Edge that does not happen. I have re-installed the LastPass add-on. I have upgraded Firefox many times and have cleared history/cache many times. So now I want to COMPLETELY remove Firefox, reboot, and then install Firefox from scratch. Can someone please point me to the web page that tells me how to properly remove all of Firefox so that I can re-download/install it from the beginning? I do not care about retaining my Firefox settings or other from my current Firefox install.

Asked by cwr64 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Why does Firefox Quantum: a) run appallingly slow b) freeze up

I have just installed Firefox 57 (Quantum) 64 bit on my PC and my Laptop (both Windows 10 (1709)). On both my machines, Quantum displays pages appallingly slowly and ofte… (read more)

I have just installed Firefox 57 (Quantum) 64 bit on my PC and my Laptop (both Windows 10 (1709)).

On both my machines, Quantum displays pages appallingly slowly and often freezes, when no tabs or the settings menu can be selected and nothing else produces a response.

I cannot believe that this software has been properly tested on users' machines at their homes - its deficiencies would have been blindingly obvious. Their is clearly a huge problem here.

I was so looking forward to returning to Firefox but it is a complete disaster.

Please find a fix soon or I will have to uninstall Firefox, maybe permanently. It is useless to me in its present state.

Mike

Asked by DionysusMike 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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How do I totally remove Shockwave Flash 15.0.0152 from my Addons in Ubuntu 12.04?

How do I totally remove Shockwave Flash 15.0.0152. Using Ubuntu 12.04, FF 32.0.3. It seems that I have Shockwave Flash 11.2.202.406 installed also...How ???. When I d… (read more)

How do I totally remove Shockwave Flash 15.0.0152. Using Ubuntu 12.04, FF 32.0.3. It seems that I have Shockwave Flash 11.2.202.406 installed also...How ???. When I disable SWF 15.xxx, it disables SWF 11.xxx also.

This was happening before I installed Chrome browser. Chrome is the only way I can use my computer without throwing thing about the room.

When I enable SWF 11.xxx, and leave SWF 15.xxx disabled, SWF turns on SWF 15.xxx. Seems these two versions are screwing up everything on my computer. Can't watch videos, FF goes gray screen and stuck, for 30 seconds, then recovers, then goes gray screen, then a message comes up "bad script -- Stop?", etc.,etc.

Lately when I am using T-bird email the screen goes gray and stops working.

Please help

Thanks SB

Asked by hairymole 6 years ago

Answered by christ1 6 years ago

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Audio cracking on videos for example on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

The audio on videos from YouTube/Facebook/Twitter/any website which allows video/audio play, is cracking. Mostly happens when there are multiple tabs open. What can I do?… (read more)

The audio on videos from YouTube/Facebook/Twitter/any website which allows video/audio play, is cracking. Mostly happens when there are multiple tabs open. What can I do? Also, I have tried doing a full uninstall and installing again, continues with the same problem. This did not used to happen before.

Asked by João Vitor 10 months ago

Answered by Kawaii Amber 10 months ago

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FF29 has deactivated moving tabs to bottom

FF29 has deactivated moving tabs to bottom - i.e. closer to work area, FORCING users to move the pointer farther to select a tab. about:config setting no longer works. Wo… (read more)

FF29 has deactivated moving tabs to bottom - i.e. closer to work area, FORCING users to move the pointer farther to select a tab. about:config setting no longer works. Would someone please explain how removing this option is beneficial to users?

.... just more "we are smarted than you, and know better than you what is best for you" elitist crap.

And don't tell me to use an extension, they come and go, don't work after updates, etc.


Moderator locking this thread. The thread Owner never returned and this thread has strayed off-topic too often. I think users needing Firefox 29 support would be better served by starting their own Questions thread.
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Asked by WmOrt 6 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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I closed two toolbars where I compose letters and can't get them back, so I can't send the letter out.

The toolbars I closed are: - The menu bar, which includes the following buttons: file, edit, view, insert, format, option,s tools, help. - The composition bar which inclu… (read more)

The toolbars I closed are:

- The menu bar, which includes the following buttons: file, edit, view, insert, format, option,s tools, help.

- The composition bar which includes the following buttons: send, spelling, attach, print, etc.

The toolbar where I choose font, size of font, italics, underlining, etc. remains and works.

Since I have no "send" button, there is no way to mail email from my desktop.

Thanks for any help or counsel.

Jim User name: MartinInKy

Asked by martininky 3 years ago

Answered by Matt 3 years ago

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Thunderbird crashing after W10 April update

Hello everyone. I have been getting recurring and seemingly random crashes since I update Windows 10 to the latest version, 1803. I have tried running Thunderbird in reco… (read more)

Hello everyone. I have been getting recurring and seemingly random crashes since I update Windows 10 to the latest version, 1803.

I have tried running Thunderbird in recovery mode and it doesn't crash. Trouble is, I disabled every single plugin and extension and still I get the crashes if I run in normal mode.

So there must be some difference between normal and recovery mode which starts the crashes, but I have no idea what it may be.

The installed version is the latest version. I tried with an older version, 44-something, and still there are crashes.

Asked by Cooperdoop 2 years ago

Answered by Cooperdoop 2 years ago

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Error with Addons page

I am getting "error while downloading" while trying to install add ons, after having reinstalled, the add ons page now appears very basic with broken images but the navig… (read more)

I am getting "error while downloading" while trying to install add ons, after having reinstalled, the add ons page now appears very basic with broken images but the navigation bar(ADD-Ons, Extensions, Plugins etc.) is'nt affected. What should I do?(And what is wrong?)

Thanks,

Ray

Asked by Rzay 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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Can Firefox be configured to open most-recenlty-active Firefox window when you click a link in another application? Am using multiple profiles.

I think this is really a feature request, but I didn't see a forum for that. I used to use firefox almost exclusively, but switched to chrome when I started freelancing… (read more)

I think this is really a feature request, but I didn't see a forum for that. I used to use firefox almost exclusively, but switched to chrome when I started freelancing for a couple of different companies -- the identities feature of chrome really helps me keep my sanity by having a unique identity for each company. However, an issue has recently developed with chrome that made me switch back to firefox. The profiles feature in firefox seems to have gotten a lot better since I made the first switch, and I'm pretty happy with how it works ... with one exception:

With firefox, clicking on a link in a different application always opens in the default profile. With Chrome, it would always open in the browser window that was most recently active. This is a very intuitive behavior, as whatever I am doing in the other application (e.g. thunderbird, evernote, skype) is almost always related to whichever browser window I had opened last.

Any chance of this getting implemented? Or maybe there's already a way to do this? I found the following related topics, but neither helped with this question:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/981608?esab=a&as=aaq https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/983341?esab=a&as=aaq

Asked by violetmoz 6 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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All addons disabled for being unsupported

Suddenly while browsing, I got a bar notification saying that some of my addons had been disabled because they were unsupported. Clicking the button took me to a page tha… (read more)

Suddenly while browsing, I got a bar notification saying that some of my addons had been disabled because they were unsupported. Clicking the button took me to a page that showed no addons, but linked to a page for Legacy Addons in which I found 25 of my addons (That's literally all but 2) have been marked as "not verified for use in Firefox" and disabled, despite literally all of them working mere seconds again and a large majority of them being obtained directly from Mozilla's official addon website! Firefox didn't even receive an update or anything, they just all randomly got flagged out of nowhere for no reason. Why are all of my addons suddenly marked as unverified and disabled, and how can I enable them all again?

(The uploaded image doesn't seem to be showing in the support thread, so here's a direct link https://puu.sh/Dnxlm/b471b782d7.PNG )

Asked by EasternSanarise 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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New draft copy created on each save (POP3) [repost]

Hello! I'm writing this post because my previous post after a long time is still unsolved: please see at https://support.mozilla.org/it/questions/1246436. As described: … (read more)

Hello! I'm writing this post because my previous post after a long time is still unsolved: please see at https://support.mozilla.org/it/questions/1246436.

As described:

  • Each time I save/close a draft message, a new updated copy of the message is created in the local Draft folder, but the old one isn't deleted.
  • AutoSave do the same

Steps done:

  • removed all IMAP accounts.
  • verified that draft settings point correctly into "Other" Global Account Draft folder.
  • restarted TB in safe mode and tested again.
  • repaired the Draft folder with right click > repair
  • tried to rebuild Draft folder.

Regarding last step done, I tried to rebuild Draft folder from the Local Folders. This didn't work because if I:

  • first close TB,
  • remove Draft and Draft.MSF files and
  • restart TB,

TB itself does NOT recreate the Draft folder as expected; and each time I save a draft I receive an error asking to use a new local-draft folder because Draft folder is having an issue.

Please also note I already read this KB/thread:

without any success. :(

Regarding the last question (#1282944) I didn't find any Drafts and Drafts.msf files into 'Mail' folder - 'pop mail account name folder'.

Thank you so much helping me to solve this very annoying problem I'm experiencing since years! ilNebbioso

Asked by ilNebbioso 3 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 2 months ago