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youtube suddenly stops loading

Recently I have been getting an error where after some point in time youtube-related pages will stop loading when I try to open them or if they do load they will tell me … (read more)

Recently I have been getting an error where after some point in time youtube-related pages will stop loading when I try to open them or if they do load they will tell me I am not connected to the internet despite being connected to the internet. It will have occasional brief windows where it will load the site again before going back to not working but I have no idea what causes this change. I have tried clearing my cache/cookies and disabling my add-ons but neither of those things stop this from happening. Interestingly, if I restart in troubleshoot mode or open a private window, youtube will load perfectly. Any suggestions on what I can do to fix this issue?

Asked by kai_draws 1 year ago

Last reply by studysucceedenjoy98 1 year ago

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Firefox shows the time wrong by an hour. My pc is correct, ResistFingerprints is OFF.

As the title says, firefox is showing the time wrong by an hour in many/all websites. -PC time is correct -ResistFingerprints is OFF -Firefox is fully updated -No VPN or… (read more)

As the title says, firefox is showing the time wrong by an hour in many/all websites.

-PC time is correct -ResistFingerprints is OFF -Firefox is fully updated -No VPN or any plugins that affect timezone or hide it

Time is going straight from the pc to the websites. My timezone is Berlin, yet when writing emails it shows the "draft saved at" an hour earlier than it actually is. Timezone on the email account is set to Berlin. Firefox gets the time from the PC, the PC's time is set automatically by the internet. The PC has no issue fetching the correct time and the battery on the motherboard is fine. Other browsers seem to have this problem too, but I cant figure out why.

Asked by Pippa.c.hedley 1 year ago

Last reply by Pippa.c.hedley 1 year ago

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Bookmarks disappeared, restore doesn't work

My bookmarks disappeared mysteriously yesterday while I was using the browser. All of them (I have a lot), there's nothing in the bookmarks toolbar. I use Firefox on two … (read more)

My bookmarks disappeared mysteriously yesterday while I was using the browser. All of them (I have a lot), there's nothing in the bookmarks toolbar. I use Firefox on two different machines regularly, and yesterday the second machine was fine, bookmarks still there. Today I logged on and the second computer had lost its bookmarks too.

I tried restoring. It worked on my other computer, no problem, all bookmarks returned. However, on this one the restore points are visible, but when I click them, nothing happens. I have tried restarting Firefox, no luck. Any ideas?

Asked by aearon09 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Color PDFs viewing as black and white – This is a brand new problem!

I noticed today that all my color PDFs are viewing as black and white. For years they were fine, presenting as color. This is a serious problem, as I am a graphic designe… (read more)

I noticed today that all my color PDFs are viewing as black and white. For years they were fine, presenting as color. This is a serious problem, as I am a graphic designer and have many PDFs on my portfolio. I am also seeing the same problem with PDFs linked to my clients' sites.

Images on PDFs are still in color. It's the flat color graphics created in InDesign exported to PDF. Oddly enough, gradients (originally created in InDesign as well) are still presenting as color, but only the gradients.

I do not have this problem in Safari, nor in other browsers, but Firefox has been my go-to browser for years. I never had a problem until I noticed today. Firefox updated two days ago. I'm on a Mac and I now have Firefox version 102.01, as it updates automatically.

Thank you for attending to this issue.

Asked by pinkjaykitty 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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search box on home page

i have had to reformat my imac and reload firefox how do i use the search box in the centre of my home page and not the one in the tool bar. every time i type in the box … (read more)

i have had to reformat my imac and reload firefox how do i use the search box in the centre of my home page and not the one in the tool bar. every time i type in the box it transfers to the tool bar. my home page search box has no arrow or spy glass at the end of it how do i get it to work again

Asked by angelvs2 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Bottom ~20% of each firefox window is just a blank white bar

Just (~20 minutes ago) updated 102.0.1 (64 bit) and now there are white bars across the bottom of each firefox window (see screenshots) except for support.mozilla.org or… (read more)

Just (~20 minutes ago) updated 102.0.1 (64 bit) and now there are white bars across the bottom of each firefox window (see screenshots) except for support.mozilla.org or mozilla.org addresses. Any idea what is going on and/or how to fix it?

Asked by bc13 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Outlook does not open when I use Firefox

Hello, When I try to open Outlook by using Firefox it does not. (Installed MS Office 365). When I use Microsoft Edge it does open so I can read the messages. I cleared t… (read more)

Hello,

When I try to open Outlook by using Firefox it does not. (Installed MS Office 365). When I use Microsoft Edge it does open so I can read the messages. I cleared the cache and it works the first time but when I try to access it again, it does not work. It just not upload the message.

Thank you, Dorina Grossu

Asked by dgrossu 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

For some websites, get the following error message: "Error: Secured connection failed. While connecting www.obelink.de, the following error occured: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR… (read more)

For some websites, get the following error message: "Error: Secured connection failed. While connecting www.obelink.de, the following error occured: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR This web site cannot be displayed, because the authencity of the received data could not be verified" (Sorry - I use Firefox German version, so this is my translation of the German error message) I get this error mostly after Firefox update, presently: 102.0.1 (64-Bit) I tried to empty the cache, closed Firefox (Shft + Ctrl + Q), restarted - nope. Interesting detail: When connecting to www.obelink.de on my Samsung Tab A7 (Firefox for Android 102.2.0), the web site opens instantly. And the Android firefox is much faster that this here (Win 10). Can anybody help to fix the issue?

Asked by jotthaah 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Don't enable HTTPS-Only Mode is selected, but ignored

I cannot currently access https://thesaker.is/ as they are under DOS attack. When I try to access the HTTP sight, firefox is automatically changing what I type, adds the… (read more)

I cannot currently access https://thesaker.is/ as they are under DOS attack. When I try to access the HTTP sight, firefox is automatically changing what I type, adds the S, and then it cannot connect. Please make it stop "protecting" me. Please respond to to wayne@nano-dyne for any emailed notice as checking bonin006 is inconvenient

Thanks, Wayne Bonin

Asked by bonin0061 1 year ago

Answered by bonin0061 1 year ago

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Restore Bookmarks in Windows11 on new Desktop

On my old Desktop with Windows10, I created and saved my bookmarks as backup *.json file on my backup drive. How do I copy this backup to Firefox on my new Desktop with W… (read more)

On my old Desktop with Windows10, I created and saved my bookmarks as backup *.json file on my backup drive. How do I copy this backup to Firefox on my new Desktop with Windows11? When I installed Firefox on my new Desktop, I don't see any way to access bookmarks (because I haven't copied the *.ison file??)

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Numbers and characters in strange font

On some websites like Wikipedia and Nitter, the numbers and certain characters (like "quote marks") don't match the other characters. They are in a serif font and so much… (read more)

On some websites like Wikipedia and Nitter, the numbers and certain characters (like "quote marks") don't match the other characters. They are in a serif font and so much smaller that they are practically unreadable. I've selected "Allow pages to choose their own fonts" in settings and restarted FF but nothing has changed. This problem does not exist in other profiles but I don't want to have to switch profiles. How can I fix this? Screenshots attached.

Asked by baladonchik 1 year ago

Last reply by baladonchik 1 year ago

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Firefox Asked to be Refreshed--now it won't work and my bookmarks are all gone :(

Today firefox prompted me to "refresh" itself. After doing so, the icon is now blank and won't open saying it's damaged or incomplete. I restarted my mac to see if it mi… (read more)

Today firefox prompted me to "refresh" itself. After doing so, the icon is now blank and won't open saying it's damaged or incomplete. I restarted my mac to see if it might come back, but I continue to get the same error message that firefox is damaged or incomplete.

I downloaded firefox again, but didn't replace the original one on my computer and while it works. I've lost ALL my bookmarks. I waded through ways to get them back but don't believe I ever made a manual copy of my bookmarks.

Is there any way to restore them? I hadn't used a firefox account before either but just made one today.

Thanks

Struggling with bookmarks

Asked by woj.johnny 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Facebook scrolling out of control

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, n… (read more)

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, new images begin to load. This reload results in 3-15+ newly loaded Fb posts scrolling past so fast as to be invisible. I have to keep my cursor on the scroll slider and, when the loading begins, start scrolling up if I want to have any chance to easily find the last post I was reading. I have seen this behavior, grossly exaggerated, when I was viewing a video. The reload caused the viewing to pause and upwards of 15 newly loaded posts scrolled past in this rapid manner. My work requires that I am able to view pages of Facebook posts and this is now massively time-consuming and intolerable. I may have to change browsers in spite of my reluctance to do so.

Asked by Helium2 1 year ago

Last reply by Helium2 1 year ago

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My bookmark is now synced correctly

Hi support team, I have met this issue twice. Before I retired my old PC, I did click the "sync now". However, when I login in Firefox in my new PC, I found the bookmar… (read more)

Hi support team,

I have met this issue twice. Before I retired my old PC, I did click the "sync now". However, when I login in Firefox in my new PC, I found the bookmarks are very very out of date. Because my old PC was formatted, I lost my latest bookmarks in Firefox.

Could you help with this?

Eason BR

Asked by lxfyc314 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Duckduckgo has apparently hijacked firefox browser

I've gone through all of the steps to reset my Firefox browser and attempted to change my search engine from Duckduckgo to Startpage. Every time it works a couple of tim… (read more)

I've gone through all of the steps to reset my Firefox browser and attempted to change my search engine from Duckduckgo to Startpage. Every time it works a couple of times then Duckduckgo hijacks the search engine back to itself. I've deleted this search engine, reset my browser, said yes to prompts by Startpage to be the default browser, and tried everything that I can think of. Very, very frustrating. And I start to worry about the security of the Firefox browser itself. Any ideas?

Thanks, David

Asked by maddogmog 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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change default background color for pdf viewer

Hello, I updated to macos Monterey yesterday and I guess I guess I also my firefox updated to 102.0.1 (64-bit)... Anyway, I was very much used to have a white background… (read more)

Hello,

I updated to macos Monterey yesterday and I guess I guess I also my firefox updated to 102.0.1 (64-bit)... Anyway, I was very much used to have a white background in firefox's built-in pdf viewer when viewing pdfs that really have a white background (for example if you download it and check it with Adobe reader, or any reader other than the viewer built-in the browser).

Now the background color is gray, and it's not convenient for me at all. I could not find the magic setting that allow to changing this behaviour... I do not use themes, so I do not mind changing something there if needed.

Could any guru help here please ? That would be much appreciated.

Asked by gonzalez1814 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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old bookmarks

I lost my bookmarks when I updated - I have a file on my desktop that is labeled old Firefox data. Nothing I can find explains how to get the old data file back into the … (read more)

I lost my bookmarks when I updated - I have a file on my desktop that is labeled old Firefox data. Nothing I can find explains how to get the old data file back into the new version. Some articles do talk about how to restore lost bookmarks but they all assume I can "see" the old files if I click on the restore tab in bookmarks. That will show me the Old Firefox Data folder, but when I open it none of the file folders appear to contain the HTML data needed.

I am 76 years old and not terribly computer literate. I need rudimentary explanations to solve my problem.

Failing that, can I just go back to my old version that worked?

Thanks,

Asked by Georgej46 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago