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Thunderbird Talktalk issue

I have received an email from Talktalk explaining that they will be making changes to the system in October and giving different email app settings. I use Thunderbird and… (read more)

I have received an email from Talktalk explaining that they will be making changes to the system in October and giving different email app settings. I use Thunderbird and I made what I think are the recommended changes including changing the incoming mail settings to mail.talktalk.net. I have tried to verify the changes and use Thunderbird but I now find that I can get no further as I am asked to 'Enter your password for 'aparr17@talk.net' on 'mailtalktalk.net' I am subsequently advised that 'Log in to servermail.talktalk.net with user name aparr17 @talktalk.net' failed and asked to enter a new password. Needless to say I can get no further and as I would like to continue to use Thunderbird after Talktalk have made the changes can you advise me how to get further forward with Thunderbird and the changed settings.

Asked by aparr17 4 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 3 months ago

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Firefox browser closing/crashing

I have noticed issues with; when I download an attachment, i.e.graphics file, that the browser closes. I have my emails configured where Yahoo and gmail available by sele… (read more)

I have noticed issues with; when I download an attachment, i.e.graphics file, that the browser closes.

I have my emails configured where Yahoo and gmail available by selecting. Sometimes Yahoo mail will close and Gmail will remain open, Firefox doesn't crash but somehow closes either gmail or yahoo but not both???

Asked by Bill Pettit 5 months ago

Answered by Paul 5 months ago

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XULRunner Error: Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!

I recently installed new pc with fresh Firefox Developer Edition. Then I transfered the profile folder from old pc to the new pc. All bookmarks, addons, etc is there. Jus… (read more)

I recently installed new pc with fresh Firefox Developer Edition. Then I transfered the profile folder from old pc to the new pc. All bookmarks, addons, etc is there. Just the XULRunner popup appears only on the new pc. I uninstalled firefox on the new pc again and reinstalled it with profile cleaning. After profile cleaning firefox got faster and addons got removed. But the XULRunner popup keeps appearing. When I go to taskscheduler and trigger the "Firefox Developer Edition Background Update CA9422711AE1A81C" again, the XULRunner popup appears. Removing this taskscheduler and Firefox keeps readding it and the XULRunner popup are back. Any idea how I can get rid of the XULRunner popup?

Asked by simonbergi9 2 months ago

Answered by simonbergi9 2 months ago

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"Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii")

I have started receiving "Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii") when opening some pages in FireFox tabs. Some are normally wokring, ot… (read more)

I have started receiving "Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii") when opening some pages in FireFox tabs. Some are normally wokring, others are throwing this kind of message. I wasn't even able to post this mesage from FF but other support.mozilla.org pages are working fine. Tried Troubleshoot mode, same issues.

Below are my Crash Report IDs

bp-d2e8b395-e76f-4f17-a6ce-f74530221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-94f286d3-58ac-462d-9f7d-c62db0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-a6cd1461-5da3-4ada-82a7-f1f720221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-f09520a5-d22b-4e77-9aaa-4450a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-e52ff76f-49da-478a-85c3-188490221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-af0438b5-2dc8-4f9f-9d44-27fc80221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-ccb6f322-08c0-4988-94f2-bbe2a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-607ddccf-48a7-4b99-8e60-7a0da0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-8848042f-78ef-447a-8443-3f1ee0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4265b4bd-0886-4cc1-ae99-96ed20221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-377c8550-bc41-4f92-8dbd-f1aa00221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4993fe49-f020-47ee-9216-4e1190221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-7af51c18-16c9-42e9-8913-5e0b80221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4e3db8aa-0dcb-4198-8935-029930221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4252c2fc-217e-4cd0-8efc-cbe6a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-3acf0b04-734e-4395-99eb-ed2460221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-76cc428d-b6b5-4da8-b25e-0a4620221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-683c5bb7-1251-49d4-8c3a-ec0420221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl

Asked by zakrzak 2 months ago

Answered by zakrzak 2 months ago

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Something is preventing JavaScript from working on your computer.

When I browse carsales.com.au and redbook.com.au I get the error message: We want to make sure it is actually you we are dealing with and not a robot. Please click below… (read more)

When I browse carsales.com.au and redbook.com.au I get the error message:

We want to make sure it is actually you we are dealing with and not a robot.

Please click below to access the site.

Why is this verification required? Something about your browser’s behavior has caught our attention.

There are various possible explanations for this:

   You are browsing and clicking at a speed much faster than expected of a human being.
   Something is preventing JavaScript from working on your computer.
   There is a robot on the same network (IP 180.150.36.41) as you.

Having problems accessing the site? Contact support.

I have accessed these websites many times previously without problem. Other websites appear ok.

I'm on Windows 10 pc.

Many thanks.

Asked by sniderralph 2 months ago

Answered by sniderralph 2 months ago

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"Spellcheck as you type" not working

Since the update to 102.3.3 32-bit There is a problem with "spellcheck as you type." When you reply to an email, and you have a signature (does NOT seem to matter if it'… (read more)

Since the update to 102.3.3 32-bit

There is a problem with "spellcheck as you type." When you reply to an email, and you have a signature (does NOT seem to matter if it's HTML or not or file), the spellcheck as you type is not working on any text typed before the signature.

I have tried various forms of signature, including just one word, and nothing seems to matter. Happy to provide any other information. Thanks, Brandon

Asked by brandon34 3 months ago

Answered by brandon34 3 months ago

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YouTube blacks out entire screen while watching video.

Hi, so yesterday, I updated to the latest version of FireFox (version 105.0). Nothing seemed to be out of the ordinary until I decided to watch a few YouTube videos. The … (read more)

Hi, so yesterday, I updated to the latest version of FireFox (version 105.0). Nothing seemed to be out of the ordinary until I decided to watch a few YouTube videos. The best way I can describe this problem is that every time I decide to scroll down to see the description or read a few comments, the entire screen on my laptop goes black regardless if it's on default view or full screen.

Even though that does sound like a crash, the audio still plays, and if I power the computer to sleep mode and log back in, the window of the video automatically scrolls up and everything is back to the way it was (but I did had to restart the laptop once because it also visually broke my mouse pointer). The only way I can get around this problem is to pause whatever video I watch and then scroll down, and no black screen occurs.

I don't know if I'm the only one who has this problem, but I've never had this issue happen in past versions of FireFox. If there is another way to fix this problem, I'll be glad to take anyone's possible suggestions/solutions.

Asked by dashoobi 4 months ago

Answered by techguy150 4 months ago

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Slow Start Up on Ubuntu 22.04 wXFCE

Hello, I've spent several hours today trying to fix FireFox slow start up on my system. After start up (about 2 full minutes), everything works normally. The hardware is… (read more)

Hello,

I've spent several hours today trying to fix FireFox slow start up on my system. After start up (about 2 full minutes), everything works normally. The hardware is an ASUS A88xm-A MB, A10-6800K processor, 16G DDR3, runs OS and programs off an SSD. I worked through all the slow startup suggestions, ran memtest (0 Errors, 1 Pass), disabled all add ons, (even the OpenH264 video codec (I use the onboard HDMI, no graphics card)), turned off hardware acceleration, etc. When starting in troubleshoot mode, less than 30 seconds, (acceptable), but I really don't know where to begin with the "More Troubleshooting Information" when I look at the table generated by it. There have been no other problems to date with the system, and the long start-up time began with 20.04 Ubuntu (about a minute), then got worse when I upgraded to 22.04 to try to solve THAT problem. Currently running FF 104.0, and the update page says wait for a distro update if that is how it was installed. I believe 104.0 is the latest Linux 64b version though. All updates to the system are done as soon as I'm notified of them. there have been none since the upgrade a few days ago.

Any suggestions? Gotta get some sleep now... TIA, Dave

Asked by dkosewick 5 months ago

Answered by dkosewick 5 months ago

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The page isn’t redirecting properly

I've started getting this error message on certain websites (always the same ones): The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to www.mane… (read more)

I've started getting this error message on certain websites (always the same ones):

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to www.manek.org.uk.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

The same websites still work fine on Firefox mobile, so it's nothing inherent in the sites themselves.

I have only noticed this in the last few days. I had just updated Firefox to version 109 – but it's not specific to one version of Firefox either, as I tried on one of my Macs which hadn't updated yet and is still on version 107, and the issue was replicated exactly the same.

I have tried clearing the cache, restarting Firefox, etc.

Can anyone help me resolve this? Some of these are websites I use quite a lot for my work, and it's frustrating to have to do anything just on my phone.

Asked by Kit Marsden 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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crashing

Здравствуйте, при каждом запуске браузера происходит падение, как в обычном так и в безопасном режиме,входит раза с 20го а то и больше. при попытке что либо скачать или з… (read more)

Здравствуйте, при каждом запуске браузера происходит падение, как в обычном так и в безопасном режиме,входит раза с 20го а то и больше. при попытке что либо скачать или загрузить сразу же происходит падение. делал очистку и чистую установку удалял все аддоны проверял версии но ничего не помогает.ниже все последние отчеты по падениям bp-5258a840-e170-42ae-a91a-c86ef0230129 29.01.2023, 12:00 bp-9f26789e-7f92-4d89-8146-dd3cd0230123 23.01.2023, 15:18 bp-81b845d2-4422-4bd2-b462-8dbac0230123 23.01.2023, 15:18 bp-0a7f5964-634a-4789-9fb1-2ef520230123 23.01.2023, 15:14 bp-fa242af3-ebfd-4eca-bef7-ab7c50230123 23.01.2023, 15:11 bp-c711a64b-b942-4553-bb83-3d56e0230123 23.01.2023, 15:10 bp-7188edd5-7f6b-4f9f-a8d1-b48c60230123 23.01.2023, 15:08 bp-18a3eb0b-cdb3-4d6c-8363-0b3bc0230122 22.01.2023, 15:28 bp-e11e216a-e119-477f-a856-992350221207 07.12.2022, 13:52 bp-d74be234-27c4-46e1-9410-bac540221201 01.12.2022, 21:37 bp-94c9c72f-d557-4e85-bfba-f4ebe0221129 29.11.2022, 12:30 bp-2a8cf968-a783-4152-a1bd-7cc700221129 29.11.2022, 12:30 bp-a2660331-09a7-4692-907e-cd46b0221031 31.10.2022, 14:01 bp-717a4c22-e957-4046-8bdb-b11320221026 26.10.2022, 12:39 bp-c3f50104-9de4-4e9c-954b-38cbc0221026 26.10.2022, 12:35 bp-83773546-15a6-40a8-af96-ad25d0221024 25.10.2022, 0:23 bp-15aa9834-d969-40db-bcc6-e10340220906 06.09.2022, 10:33 bp-24567997-cde6-4616-a1cc-154470230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-3e56a7e2-b9f0-49bb-bb23-b4c580230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-77aa70d4-a97f-4d9f-ba27-e45910230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-750e9d94-865f-4a29-9533-74d1f0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-b68c0ceb-159a-478c-a41d-e34390230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-03222548-874f-417a-9551-e2c090230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-42fe9c88-0b31-453d-8af4-2e00c0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-0bb24d82-e08e-49c2-be8d-043390230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-4fefa779-6f52-4799-ba12-6252f0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-e7e35422-5ae1-43bf-9307-f0e720230129 29.01.2023, 18:19

Asked by thorny1 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Incoming server already exists

I have been using Thunderbird for many years. I have a large number of email accounts added. I recently tried to add another one and received the error message: 'Incoming… (read more)

I have been using Thunderbird for many years. I have a large number of email accounts added. I recently tried to add another one and received the error message: 'Incoming server already exists'. I eventually uninstalled and deleted the whole thing and downloaded another version which I installed. Although I had deleted all mentions of Thunderbird from my computer, it stills comes up with the same message. If I create an account without the password, it will accept it but then doesn't recognise the password, despite the account working on other devices.

Asked by mike597 4 days ago

Answered by david 3 days ago

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Login to server outlook.office365.com with username xxxxxxxxxxxxx failed

Recently (~January 25, 2023) in Thunderbird (102.7.0) my outlook.com email (SMTP) stopped working with the error message, "Login to server outlook.office365.com with user… (read more)

Recently (~January 25, 2023) in Thunderbird (102.7.0) my outlook.com email (SMTP) stopped working with the error message, "Login to server outlook.office365.com with username xxxxxxxxxx failed."

  • I see some have suggested changing Authentication method to "OAuth" from "Normal Password" but this has not helped. (Not sure if OAuth is different than OAuth2, but only OAuth2 is an option in Thunderbird)
  • I have tried setting the Authentication to OAuth2 in the outlook.com account => account settings => Edit SMTP server
  • I have tried setting the Authentication to OAuth2 in the outlook.com account => Server Settings
  • In the outlook.com account => Server Settings - Connection security is set to SSL/TLS; Port is 993
  • In the outlook.com account => account settings => Edit SMTP server Connection security is set to SSL/TLS; Port is 465

Asked by lesd1 5 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 5 days ago

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TB 102.7.0 on Linux disappears all messages in sent folder

Hello, I have seen similar reports on that issue here and elsewhere. What surprises me is that if I right click on the sent folder and select properties, it still gives m… (read more)

Hello, I have seen similar reports on that issue here and elsewhere. What surprises me is that if I right click on the sent folder and select properties, it still gives me the right number of messages in that folder.

In fact, If I go to ~/.thunderbird/my_profile.default/Mail/pop.gmail-2.com/Sent.sbd/2023 and open that file with whatever text editor, file 2023 contains all messages sent. I have tried repairing that file, then restarting TB to no avail. Is there a workaround ?

-Tx

Asked by Cbhihe 5 days ago

Answered by Cbhihe 5 days ago

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Missing icons on address bar on Firefox Nightly 111.0a1 (2023-01-26) (64-bit) Mac OSX 12.5.1 Monterey on M1

Dear all, it's been a while since I completely lost icons on the address bar apart from the Container ones. The icons for "Always open this in a Container" or "Toggle re… (read more)

Dear all,

it's been a while since I completely lost icons on the address bar apart from the Container ones.

The icons for "Always open this in a Container" or "Toggle reader view" or "Bookmark this page" are missing, not their functionalities (I can blindly click on them).. but no icons, I tried to reset the Customization of my bar (brrrrr I lost all my extensions icons and orders!! uarggh) but no luck for me.

It is quite annoing since I have to wait the popup otherwise I cannot remember where are exactly the icons..

Could anyone help me please?

Thank you in advance, FrAg

Asked by francesco.agrusti 6 days ago

Answered by francesco.agrusti 4 days ago

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Can't unhide desktop taskbar when firefox is maximised

Current situation: I have 2 monitors. I have the option of auto hide taskbar in desktop mode turned on. On the primary monitor, when I maximise firefox window( not full … (read more)

Current situation: I have 2 monitors. I have the option of auto hide taskbar in desktop mode turned on. On the primary monitor, when I maximise firefox window( not full screen, the button between close and minimise, looking like a square), and hover my cursor towards the bottom, my taskbar doesn't unhide. However when I unminimise( clicking the middle button on the top right again), the taskbar unhides correctly. Also to note, my secondary monitor works completely fine ie, when firefox is maximised I can unhide taskbar on hovering near the bottom.

Asked by daveythedumb 6 days ago

Answered by daveythedumb 6 days ago

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Firefox and Thunderbird crash on startup

On my computer, I run Mageia Cauldron with a GNOME environment. After a recent update of my system, both Firefox and Thunderbird have stopped working. They crash constan… (read more)

On my computer, I run Mageia Cauldron with a GNOME environment. After a recent update of my system, both Firefox and Thunderbird have stopped working. They crash constantly when I try to launch either of them. In both cases, when I try to launch them from the command line, I get the following message: ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. Segmentation fault (core dumped)

For basic info, my system is: OS: Linux Mageia Cauldron Environment: GNOME Shell 43.1 Display server: X11 Kernel: 6.1.8-desktop-1.mga9 x86_64 Firefox: 102.7.0esr Thunderbird: 102.6.1

Looking around, it seems to be a bug with Firefox and Thunderbird, but besides waiting for a new update that might fix itself, I wonder if there is something I can do to make them work now.

Thank you.

Asked by imbeault.regis 1 week ago

Answered by imbeault.regis 1 day ago

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can't open a jpg attachment

i have windows 11. am on a pc with i-7. my TB version is 102.7.0 i get this error message: jpg could not be opened, because the associated helper application does not e… (read more)

i have windows 11. am on a pc with i-7. my TB version is 102.7.0

i get this error message: jpg could not be opened, because the associated helper application does not exist. Change the association in your preferences. i went to windows default manager, and 'photos' is the default for both jpg and jpeg files.

one TB source recommended going to Tools -> Options -> Attachments / Download Actions -> View and Edit Actions; but my TB doesn't have an 'options' choice under 'tools', and doesn't have an 'attachment' or 'download action' or 'view and edit' choice under any of the headings. my heading choices are 'file', 'edit', view', 'go', 'message', events and tasks', 'tools' and 'help'.

i found a 'config editor' under tools -> account settings -> thunderbird settings (when scroll to the very bottom of the thunderbird settings) -> config editor . there are many many , and i scroll down, but no jpg or jpeg is listed (even when i typed 'jpeg' or 'jpg' in the 'search preference name' box.

what next? please be patient and thorough and walk me through each and every step/click, because i am not very computer savvy.

Asked by sathalberg 1 week ago

Answered by sathalberg 6 days ago

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Firefox attempting to access unwanted web site mv.outbrain.com

Firefox keeps attempting to access a web site with an unwanted application. The site is mv.outbrain.com and my virus software keeps asking to block the site. The popup is… (read more)

Firefox keeps attempting to access a web site with an unwanted application. The site is mv.outbrain.com and my virus software keeps asking to block the site. The popup is now becoming a nuisance how do I stop it or delete the reference to it

Asked by Rob 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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TB 102.7.0: seems like multiple accounts on same SMTP server just broke

Thunderbird 102.7.0, 64-bit, Windows 10. I just fell over this today but it may have been around for a while. I have lots of email accounts. It was great when TB starting… (read more)

Thunderbird 102.7.0, 64-bit, Windows 10.

I just fell over this today but it may have been around for a while.

I have lots of email accounts. It was great when TB starting properly supporting a per-account (outbound) SMTP server, however, this seems to have newly broken. I fell over it today, but I don't reboot things for ages so I cannot pinpoint the start.

Here's the issue.

I have accounts on many mail servers, many on the same (mainly att.net, and gmail.com, as it happens).

Each one of them, to send mail, wants me to log in with an individual sending address. Fair enough. This used to work just fine.

However, suddenly, just the att.net addresses are broken. What *seems* to be happening is that the same, single login address is being used for all N accounts. Naturally, this breaks when the login address doesn't match the one on the From: line. So I have to futz around, fiddle around, and so on, and then things work. (I.E. I change the TB settings so that the outbound SMTP auth login matches the From: line, have to re-enter the password, and only then will the message be sent.) So if I have two accounts, x@att.net and y@att.net, only one of them (at a time) "works" with att.net - it's whatever I successfully used last. If I sent mail from x@, this address is being used (and it's in the account settings field. over-riding what was there before), even if I send mail from y@. Or z@. Etc. If I change the SMTP auth address to y@, then that account works perfectly, but x@ doesn't. And so on.

Now the weird part is this: my Gmail addresses still work perfectly. I can send from all of them without changing a thing.

The only thing I can see is that Gmail is set up to use oAuth, and att.net is set up to use 'normal password' (via SSL, so I'm not that bothered about security).

Did I unknowingly manage to break something? Is there a new tweak? Help!

Jonathan

Asked by jonathan89 1 week ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 week ago