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Randomly logged out of websites all of a sudden

Hello, I'm not sure when it started, maybe a week ago. When I open firefox, I'm logged out of "most" of my accounts sometimes. I'll log back in and it will last a few br… (read more)

Hello,

I'm not sure when it started, maybe a week ago. When I open firefox, I'm logged out of "most" of my accounts sometimes. I'll log back in and it will last a few browser closing and reopenings. Some websites seem to log out quicker, or it's possibly just random.

I've been using Firefox for a very long time and I've never had an issue like this. It's frustrating because I have to go through 2-factor each time a website logs me out. And so far, it hasn't happened to Discord in browser. It affects Gmail, Hotmail, Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit.

I did not change any settings recently until after it started happening (I set "Enhanced Tracking Protection" to standard thinking it would help but it hasn't).

Thank you.

Asked by alphadeus 1 week ago

Last reply by Il_Bolognese 1 week ago

Yahoo hyjacking my google searches.

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove … (read more)

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove the add-on or extension but when I click on "add-ons" or extensions from the menu it just opens a new blank tab in my browser. When I click on search in the preferences menu, google is the only search engine checked in all of my selections. Please help me get rid of the yahoo search.

Asked by markdbrown 3 months ago

Last reply by JWStewart 2 months ago

Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ?

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do? Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use t… (read more)

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do?

Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use those totally insecurity and unreliable companies! Paradox #2: Firefox don't even show those extensions mentioned above! Paradox #3: Even when I remove them from "Options->Search Engines" these ones keep being enabled and hidden! Paradox #4: Third party program needed to manage those Firefox hidden extensions! I Disable all above extensions by "CCleaner" and: Paradox #5: they comes back by default in every Firefox damn update!

I wish I'm wrong I would pleased if someone explain in an article, or even in few words, why all those. I think Mozilla should detailed explain.

Thanks in advance and Sorry for my English.

Asked by AntonyMan 1 month ago

Last reply by firefoxylady 5 days ago

PLEASE help! I am trying to restore my open tabs which were cleared by a restart (Windows10)!

Hi, I am seeking a job and had a number of important tabs open when I had to restart my browser. Unfortunately, it was set to clear history on restart. Is there any way, … (read more)

Hi, I am seeking a job and had a number of important tabs open when I had to restart my browser. Unfortunately, it was set to clear history on restart. Is there any way, on a windows10 pc, to recover them? Are they stored anywhere?

Asked by cubswin60611 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Mozilla Firefox hangs while opening new tabs

Hello, last 2 week Mozilla Firefox hangs while opening new tabs How i can resolve this issue ? I try to create new profile, reset Firefox without any success … (read more)

Hello, last 2 week Mozilla Firefox hangs while opening new tabs

How i can resolve this issue ? I try to create new profile, reset Firefox without any success

Asked by igor.pyatnov 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

FF 'complete' buttons don't work (submit, checkout, send...)

On a number of sites I am increasingly finding that I do all the work in Firefox (ordering, filling froms, filling text boxes) and can't complete the job because the fin… (read more)

On a number of sites I am increasingly finding that I do all the work in Firefox (ordering, filling froms, filling text boxes) and can't complete the job because the final complete button does nothing. Slowly but surely I am having to switch to Chrome to do stuff, and I don't want to! The latest example is Ocado on which I've used FF for years. Now, Book a slot, fill trolley, "checkout" button doesn't work. (anybody can duplicate this). Even they know about it - it just started this week after "we have just changed our webpage".

What are all these sites doing that FF is not keeping up with ?

Asked by BugFatigue 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Access denied to needed site.

Not able to access specific site. Getting banner along top of page that reads "A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do? Options given are 1. S… (read more)

Not able to access specific site. Getting banner along top of page that reads "A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do? Options given are 1. Stop it. 2. Wait. plus there is an x at the end of the script. selecting either option or using the x does not resolve access. The banner disappears but comes back in 5 seconds of so. the tech support at the site I am trying to access suggests a different browser which, from my experience is a pretty lazy piece of advice.

The "banner" can not be copied. I have disabled addons.

Asked by wjbill49 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Always enable flash for a Site and hide "Menu"

Hi, how can i allow flash if i open the Site without will be asked? I have set this in the policies.json. This is currently for testing. "FlashPlugin": { "Allow": ["… (read more)

Hi,

how can i allow flash if i open the Site without will be asked? I have set this in the policies.json. This is currently for testing.

"FlashPlugin": {

     "Allow": ["https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html"],
     "Default": true,
     "Locked": true
   },

But I always have to allow it extra.

And the second question: Can I hide the "Menu" button via policies.json?

Asked by Bammboole 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Firefox not opening windows in new tabs

The updated version 82.0 automatically installed on 10/21/20. Now, when I'm browsing and click on a link, the window does NOT open in a new tab. I've checked setting/opti… (read more)

The updated version 82.0 automatically installed on 10/21/20. Now, when I'm browsing and click on a link, the window does NOT open in a new tab. I've checked setting/options and "open windows in new tab" is checked. Did not have this issue prior to the update. Help.

Asked by dawn.l 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox sending/transferring to other websites

Hi, I rarely use Firefox and on this PC I only access websites for work and have full antivirus since PC installation. See attached screenshots... Since few days ago Fir… (read more)

Hi, I rarely use Firefox and on this PC I only access websites for work and have full antivirus since PC installation.

See attached screenshots...

Since few days ago Firefox suddenly started being slow and on some websites like www.3dcontentcentral.com (a 3D CAD website) when I type a search instead of providing results practically immediately as it did until a few days ago, the following happes:

1) it takes ages to get the results

2) in the bar at the bottom left of Firefox (where it shows what Firefox is doing in real time) it shows "transferring to...." and it scrolls through MANY different websites which have nothing to do with the website I am on (i.e. 3dcontentcentral.com), such websites includ Facebook and others with random characters. That does not happen with any other browser. AND I never accessed Facebook from this browser anyway and 3dcontentsentral.com has no reason to connect to Facebook or the other websites shown att he bottom.

That happens even if I run Firefox with ad-ons disabled. Only Adons I have are Duck-Duck and Ad-Block Plus

BTW, the only thing I have done was install duck-duck few days ago but the idea of duck duck. If anything that should have made the system more secure not less... :o

As mentioned I am always extremely careful to never click on any unknown or even remotely suspiscious website and aso have VPN and full business antivirus.

What is going on?

Thank you for all feedback :)

Asked by riccardo8 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

search engine changed to yahoo and defalut is google

I have been using firefox for a few years now and am pleased with it. Just recently the search engine, google, was changed to yahoo and i do not want to use yahoo. I pr… (read more)

I have been using firefox for a few years now and am pleased with it. Just recently the search engine, google, was changed to yahoo and i do not want to use yahoo. I prefer google. This change was none of my doing; one day the search engine is yahoo. I have reloaded firefox, checked the settings on the computer and on firefox and i cannot make the change back to google.

I read something about an add-on and it was not clear as to what to do.

Any suggests?

Regards, Charlie

Asked by cparis132 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

firefox will not present web pages

Firefox will not display some web pages. I have found two so far. https://webapp.simplisafe.com/ https://www.redrivercatalog.com/empty-rr-boxes.html Dave … (read more)

Firefox will not display some web pages.

I have found two so far.

https://webapp.simplisafe.com/

https://www.redrivercatalog.com/empty-rr-boxes.html

Dave

Asked by david365 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

When using Outlook.live.com, I can't open pdf files or word files. I get an OWA Error 500

A week ago I started getting errors while reading emails and trying to open/download attachments like PDF's and Word files. I get an OWA 500 error. I share my machine … (read more)

A week ago I started getting errors while reading emails and trying to open/download attachments like PDF's and Word files. I get an OWA 500 error.

I share my machine with my wife and if I go into her account, use the same version of FireFox and the same Outlook.live.com for email and try to open the same attachments for the same emails, I DO NOT get the same errors. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Asked by Len Belanger 1 week ago

Last reply by Henry.M 1 week ago

ancestry family tree won't open in firefox

When I try to open my family tree in Ancestry, instead of opening on the Ancestry website, I get a dialog box that says it is a Firefox HTML file. This never happened wh… (read more)

When I try to open my family tree in Ancestry, instead of opening on the Ancestry website, I get a dialog box that says it is a Firefox HTML file. This never happened when I worked on my Ancestry tree earlier this year. When I click on the "open in Firefox" option, a new page opens but there is no information. Ancestry says that it may be a problem with Firefox. Any suggestions?

Asked by pattop 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

"Sorry, We're having trouble getting your pages back" upon initial FF launch

I get Subject Error page upon initial launch. I tried the going to about:config and confirming the browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes was set to 1. I also made sure… (read more)

I get Subject Error page upon initial launch. I tried the going to about:config and confirming the browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes was set to 1. I also made sure I Quit FF before shutdown. (No FF tasks in Task manager) Neither of these worked for me. Running the current version of Windows 10.

Asked by kn3tnm 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Missing "show all bookmarks"

"Show all bookmarks" seems to have vanished. How can I get it back, so I can back up my bookmarks? Or is there another way to do that? (Should have been clear about this:… (read more)

"Show all bookmarks" seems to have vanished. How can I get it back, so I can back up my bookmarks? Or is there another way to do that? (Should have been clear about this: no problem finding the library symbol, opening the bookmarks toolbar or opening the bookmarks sidebar. However, the "show all bookmarks" entry is missing from the sidebar. The main headers on the sidebar are "bookmarks toolbar", "bookmarks menu", and "other bookmarks". "Show all bookmarks" is not a header and I cannot find it in any of the others. If I search for it in "search bookmarks", nothing emerges.)

Asked by saalman211 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox back button

When I go to Bing image search, a single click of the back button does not take me back from whence I came. However, after many double clicks of the back button does most… (read more)

When I go to Bing image search, a single click of the back button does not take me back from whence I came. However, after many double clicks of the back button does mostly return back but never on a single click or one double click. Any ideas?

Asked by john.rovcom 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago