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Cannot appply to jobs on indeed.com

When viewing a job on Indeed, whether on a pane or a separate tab, the application menu fails to load when I click 'Apply Now'. The connection times out after a while. I… (read more)

When viewing a job on Indeed, whether on a pane or a separate tab, the application menu fails to load when I click 'Apply Now'. The connection times out after a while. It even takes an awful time to go back (reload) to the page!

When I reported this Indeed Support, they recommended using Google Chrome as their site "tends to work best on it". I can now confirm that the issue does not arise with Chrome.

I have tried pretty much everything on this page: Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can

I even reinstalled Firefox but it is so smart, it realized the fact and prompted me to refresh and now we are back where we left off.

Asked by anirbangoswami4u 8 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago

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Recent update changed my Facebook site!

After recent Firefox update, my Facebook page has completely changed appearance and is extremely difficult to navigate. It is 'normal' using other browsers. This is on … (read more)

After recent Firefox update, my Facebook page has completely changed appearance and is extremely difficult to navigate. It is 'normal' using other browsers. This is on my desktop and is the only site that has changed. Nothing I can find in Facebook settings seems to help

Asked by cavymomma 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

Cannot access US Navy FNMOC weather site.

This has been an issue for well over 3 years(Firefox claims this is a suspect site--yea, right--the US NAVY?)-At least we were previously able to access the site by "acce… (read more)

This has been an issue for well over 3 years(Firefox claims this is a suspect site--yea, right--the US NAVY?)-At least we were previously able to access the site by "accepting the risk"

Since I just downloaded the latest Firefox update yesterday, now I can't get to the site at all

Please tell me how I can delete the latest Firefox 'update' so I can again access the Navy Weather site--I mean, like we are in the middle of the storm season here in Fla. Navy Weather is critical to our preparedness actions--

Please help with this-- Thank you, Gary

Asked by gstilwell 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Issue with update 83.0

Am not computer savvy, but know just enough to get by with performing most routine desktop usage tasks .. I am running Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron 660 desktop which us… (read more)

Am not computer savvy, but know just enough to get by with performing most routine desktop usage tasks .. I am running Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron 660 desktop which uses Intel's built in HD graphics 2500.

Up until Firefox update 82.0.2, I had no issues with Firefox whatsoever. Applying the update to 83.0 resulted in numerous error messages along the lines that my display driver had stopped responding (but successfully recovered).

While glancing through some of the event error logs, as best I recall having seen, at least one made a reference that Firefox could not access the graphics card (or something to that effect).

I then opted to perform a system restore and rolled back my system to where I was once again using Firefox update 82.0.2 successfully and without issues. FYI, I am using the last intel display driver available for my Dell, so updating my display driver isn't an option.

Unless and until others report a similar issue, guess I will continue using Firefox as updated to 82.0.2 and not downloading any further updates. Any comments would be appreciated.

Asked by ikey48 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

Browser has sent an unrecognised command - arclays Bank online

Like several others, I have been getting this error. My wife relies critically on using Barclays for two charities, and it is driving her mad! I have noticed that when th… (read more)

Like several others, I have been getting this error. My wife relies critically on using Barclays for two charities, and it is driving her mad! I have noticed that when this error appears, rre-sending the current URL in full seems to restore normal operation. It did not appear until 91.0.2 arrived.

Asked by acahopkins 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Ineed help understanding how Windows 10 works, it is very confusing.

I have to keep reinstalling everything and losing most of my files in the process. I'm tired of trying to talk to Microsoft because they don't care. Is Windows going to… (read more)

I have to keep reinstalling everything and losing most of my files in the process. I'm tired of trying to talk to Microsoft because they don't care. Is Windows going to be better or should I just get rid on my computer? I have lost all of my Architectural Specifications and closed down my business. Microsoft doesn't care and tells me to go someplace else if I don't like their Programs. I would someone to show me how to fix this mess.

Asked by BoB Bauman 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Certain downloads repeatedly fail when in Incognito mode, and succeed in Regular mode, even when the requests sent by the browser are 100% word-for-word identical. Request logs provided.

SHORT SUMMARY: A few specific direct downloads from a third-party server successfully finish in Regular browsing mode but fail half-way in Incognito mode. This is reprodu… (read more)

SHORT SUMMARY:

A few specific direct downloads from a third-party server successfully finish in Regular browsing mode but fail half-way in Incognito mode. This is reproducable on numerous tries and persists between Firefox restarts, system reboots, and ISP changes. This difference between Regular and Incognito remains even when the requests that the browser sends are fully word-for-word identical, down to the DNT=1 in the request. There are no issues with downloads in Google Chrome on the same machine, and similarly no issues in Incognito mode in an old ESR Firefox (v52) on a really old laptop with WinXP. This problem ONLY appears in Firefox 92. ========================================

FULL DETAILS:

I'm using the latest public release of Firefox, 92.0.1, on Windows 8. I have a habit of using Incognito mode most of the time, and I found out that certain downloads fail in Incognito tabs - but succeed in Regular tabs. A few examples:

http://down.360safe.com/cse/360cse_official.exe http://down.360safe.com/cse/360cse_9.5.0.122.exe http://down.360safe.com/cse/360cse_9.5.0.114.exe http://down.360safe.com/cse/360cse_9.0.1.162.exe

They are direct links to the .exe setups of various versions of an obscure browser called 360 Extreme Browser, recommended for use with WinXP on obsolete hardware since it's supposedly very lightweight. You can run them through VirusTotal if you want. The first link always points to the latest release, the other links are specific releases.

When I open any of them, I am first presented with the regular download dialog box, while Firefox automatically starts downloading the file to %TEMP% in the background, without waiting for my decision (as it always does):

https://i.imgur.com/0D6pH4Z.png

... then, a couple seconds later, I'm presented with the "source file could not be read" error.

https://i.imgur.com/3f6StGQ.png

When I click OK, the first dialog box also disappears, and there is no trace of the (failed) download left in the download widget in the top right.

Alternatively, I can try to be very fast, and as soon as the first dialog box appears, I can quickly click "Save File" and press Enter in the folder selection window that appears. That way, I can confirm the download before it gets a chance to fail. But it fails anyway, except this time I can see the incomplete file in my destination folder, and the failed download in the list of downloads in the top right corner of Firefox. This download fails about 5-15 MBs into the file - it's different between different attempts.

It is my understanding that the "nature" or "mechanism" of the fail is the same, but if it happens while it's downloading to %TEMP% and I haven't selected the folder yet, then I'm presented with an explicit error message and there is no trace of it in the download history, and if it happens when I've already selected the folder, then there is no explicit error message and the failed download is displayed in the download history.

In the latter case, I can then press "Retry download" in the download history. Then, the download will successfully restart (not from zero, but from the percentage that it failed at) and will successfully complete. But the FIRST try, initiated by the tab ("by the page"?) and not by the "download history" widget in the corner, ALWAYS fails at some point between 5-15 MBs.

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INVESTIGATION AND LOGS AND LOTS OF TECHNICAL DETAILS

So you might say, that third-party server is acting weird and is probably misconfigured. But:

  • This download ALWAYS SUCCEEDS without any problems in Regular (not Incognito) tabs. It ALWAYS FAILS in Incognito.
  • This download ALWAYS SUCCEEDS in Google Chrome that I have on this same machine, both in Regular and in Incognito.
  • This download ALWAYS SUCCEEDS in Firefox 52.9 ESR on a really obsolete laptop with WinXP that I have, connected to the same network(s), both in Regular and in Incognito.

To sum up, this fails VERY SPECIFICALLY in Incognito mode in Firefox 92 (current modern version) and NOWHERE ELSE.

All download attempts that are successful (non-Incognito FF 92, Google Chrome, FF 52.9 ESR...) result in a downloaded file with the same correct size and checksum. The download that is successfully RESTARTED after failing in Incognito (read details above) also results in a file with the same size and checksum.

I am not aware of any software on this machine that would be interrupting the download, such as antivirus. In any case, it's interrupted when it reaches a different random size on each different attempt, and it only affects Incognito Firefox and nothing else - not Regular tabs of FF and not Chrome. I have also tried two different ISPs - one that provides me with Ethernet at my place, and my mobile phone ISP. Same behavior between them. The only third-party plugin that I have in Firefox is uBlock. I disabled it completely and this didn't change anything.

I've inspected the requests and responses, using Firefox's own dev tools.

REGULAR TAB (not incognito) = SUCCESSFUL DOWNLOAD

https://pastebin.com/xzXXJDEt (so as not to clutter this message with long request listings)

INCOGNITO TAB: FAILED DOWNLOAD

https://pastebin.com/Nq0txZ9P (same reasoning)

The differences are: Incognito mode forces HTTPS, sends Sec-Fetch- entries in the GET request, and also sends DNT = 1. Everything else is the same.

I then went to Firefox settings and enabled sending DNT *all the time*, even in Regular (non-incognito) tabs. I also tried to download explicitly from the https:// URL in Regular (non-incognito) mode, just like Incognito mode forces https. This resulted in a request that is sent from a Regular tab but is 100% identical to the request sent from Incognito mode. Read below:

https://pastebin.com/0QCpKqBZ (same reasoning for hosting on Pastebin)

You can check that this request from a Regular (non-incognito) tab is now word-for-word identical to the request from an Incognito tab. Yet, the download from Incognito STILL fails at ~10 MBs into the file, and the download from Regular STILL succeeds. I fail to see any difference between the requests, whatsoever.

In the Cookies tab, there are "No cookies for this request" for both Regular and Incognito downloads. The Security tab looks 100% identical for Regular and Incognito downloads, and looks like this: https://i.imgur.com/SAhzquW.png (idk how to copy this in plaintext form).

In another online discussion elsewhere while I was troubleshooting this, I was advised to see if network.dns.echconfig.enabled was set to TRUE and to try setting it to FALSE. Not sure what this would change, but I went to check and found that it was already FALSE.

Also, in that discussion elsewhere, I had one more user running Firefox on Windows 10 (according to his publicly displayed user agent) confirm this. But I don't know how to reach him to ask for extensive troubleshooting like mine.

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FINAL SUMMARY:

  • Some specific downloads fail halfway in Incognito Mode in latest Firefox
  • There are no issues in Regular (non-incognito) mode, or in Google Chrome on this same machine, or in obsolete Firefox 52 on another machine
  • This persists across Firefox restarts, reboots, ISP changes
  • This difference between Regular and Incognito modes persists even when you change settings so that the sent GET requests are 100% word-for-word identical

Help me troubleshoot this further? Even if this is caused by that third-party server acting up (for whatever reason), how does it tell between my Regular firefox tab and my Incognito firefox tab when the sent requests are the same? And even if this is caused by something else on my machine or in my network, then the same question applies, how can this "something" tell between my Regular and Incognito tabs?

Asked by jagev53494 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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I can't use netflix on my computer

Hi, When I try to open Netflix on my computer I get a message telling me to get the latest version of Firefox. I do an update process and Firefox tells me that I have the… (read more)

Hi,

When I try to open Netflix on my computer I get a message telling me to get the latest version of Firefox. I do an update process and Firefox tells me that I have the latest version.

Please help.

Many thanks.

greg.

Asked by gregboy 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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BOOKMARKS

ERROR MESSAGE the bookmarks and history will not be functional because one of firefox file is in use by another application, some security software can cause this problem… (read more)

ERROR MESSAGE the bookmarks and history will not be functional because one of firefox file is in use by another application, some security software can cause this problem

Asked by amukesh83 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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firefox browser

I just found out my computer has Firefox installed for windows 8. The version is up to date. The problem is that I have windows 10 and have had windows 10 from since I f… (read more)

I just found out my computer has Firefox installed for windows 8. The version is up to date. The problem is that I have windows 10 and have had windows 10 from since I first downloaded Firefox. Do you not have Firefox for windows 10?

Asked by maryconstancelowery 1 year ago

Last reply by migo 1 year ago

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Can't clear cashe and data completely

Hi guys! I can't clear cashe and data completely from Firefox . I even updated new version of Firefox. Is there a Firefox file in my WINDOWS 8 that should be deleted? P… (read more)

Hi guys! I can't clear cashe and data completely from Firefox . I even updated new version of Firefox. Is there a Firefox file in my WINDOWS 8 that should be deleted? Please help!

Asked by Shinobinomono 1 year ago

Last reply by gild 1 year ago

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Trouble with youtube videos

I have been using Firefox browser for quite some time with no problems, it is my prefered browser on my Toshiba Laptop with Os windows 10. Up until just recently I have b… (read more)

I have been using Firefox browser for quite some time with no problems, it is my prefered browser on my Toshiba Laptop with Os windows 10. Up until just recently I have been able to play videos from youtube, and now I can't. This includes videos I sent to others in the past, I can view them on Microsoft edge, so I don't think it is a hardware issue, something has been removed of blocked but I can't find it, please help if you can, thanks.

Asked by bobmeyer90 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands.

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for thos… (read more)

Hello. It would be good to get "Close tabs to the right" and "Close other tabs" back from submenu to the main menu and get an option to assign keyboard shortcuts for those commands. This would take just one line more and save a lot of time. Thanks.

Asked by AugerJ 1 year ago

Last reply by rwernst 1 year ago