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Firefox Browser

When I open a website, the message "Firefox is already running" comes up every time. Task manager says nothing is currently running. I have to click "close Firefox every … (read more)

When I open a website, the message "Firefox is already running" comes up every time. Task manager says nothing is currently running. I have to click "close Firefox every time I go to a website. Can you help? Thanks Alan Murray

Asked by traderam 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Secure Connection Failed

Good day, A month ago my system froze. Firefox re-loaded and went back to a clean install with none of my settings saved. Managed to get it back to where I had it before … (read more)

Good day, A month ago my system froze. Firefox re-loaded and went back to a clean install with none of my settings saved. Managed to get it back to where I had it before with one exception: All of a sudden, when I try to log into certain web pages, even Amazon, I get this message:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.amazon.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

However, if I log into the website using a VPN, I have no problem! Help! Thank you VERY MUCH! Pietro

Asked by gaiusplinius 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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whatsapp web notifications

hi so i have this problem with the whatsapp web notifications since firefox updated yesterday and the problem is the notifications dont make sound anymore i have the soun… (read more)

hi so i have this problem with the whatsapp web notifications since firefox updated yesterday and the problem is the notifications dont make sound anymore i have the sound option turned on and everything,i cleared the cache and cookies,i even restarted the whole browser to start brand new and still nothing,so if anyone had this problem b4 and figured out a way to fix it i would appreciate the help. ps:the whatsapp web notification sound is working fine on other browsers but i prefer to use firefox

Asked by marwane381 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 3 days ago

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Downloads preview panel keeps popping up after downloading files

So, for a few months now, the preview panel in Firefox has been popping up with every successful download of a file from online. Its a bit inconvenient because anytime it… (read more)

So, for a few months now, the preview panel in Firefox has been popping up with every successful download of a file from online. Its a bit inconvenient because anytime it pops up, it basically tabs me off a page and interrupts my writing or the like. This wasn't an issue last year when after successful downloads, the downloads icon in the toolbar just lights up blue to signify a successful download. The preview panel popping up every time Firefox successfully downloads something (due to reasons, I download files in bulk from multiple sources) is incredibly irritating. The problem goes away when I just remove the download icon/panel from the toolbar entirely. I just wanna know WHY this bizarre phenomenon happens.

Asked by Snake Greeter 3 days ago

Answered by YongHan 3 days ago

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Создание Firefox Portable для Mac

Здравствуйте. Возможно ли сделать браузер Firefox Portable для Mac? Суть в том, чтобы отдать клиентам готовую настроенную сборку с необходимыми плагинами и настройками. З… (read more)

Здравствуйте. Возможно ли сделать браузер Firefox Portable для Mac? Суть в том, чтобы отдать клиентам готовую настроенную сборку с необходимыми плагинами и настройками. Знаю, что такое делают для Windows, но для Макбуков не видел.

Asked by admobigroup 5 days ago

Answered by Dropa 3 days ago

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Javascript

I have one website, newsleader.com, that says I need to enable Javascript for it to work. It worked yesterday and I didn't change anything. I have done all suggestions to… (read more)

I have one website, newsleader.com, that says I need to enable Javascript for it to work. It worked yesterday and I didn't change anything. I have done all suggestions to enable Javascript and it shows that it is enabled. This site works fine on Chrome. Thanks

Asked by emswheels 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Delete Firefox account without email access

I'd like to permanently delete an account that was set up on a former employers email address (email which I can no longer access). Unfortunately I have no secondary emai… (read more)

I'd like to permanently delete an account that was set up on a former employers email address (email which I can no longer access). Unfortunately I have no secondary email address recorded in the account and all the options on my account page require that I authorise any changes from the email account which I can no longer access.

Is it possible to delete the account?

Asked by Paul JCH 3 days ago

Answered by Seburo 3 days ago

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Audio no longer plays on website

I enjoy listening to https://ici.radio-canada.ca/ohdio online with Windows 10. Since the latest version of Firefox was installed, the audio no longer plays; nothing happ… (read more)

I enjoy listening to https://ici.radio-canada.ca/ohdio online with Windows 10. Since the latest version of Firefox was installed, the audio no longer plays; nothing happens when I click the hyperlinks on the page. The audio plays in Edge and Chrome. I've turned off Enhanced Tracking protection, and the pop-up blocker is off. Any help much appreciated!

Asked by afwi2g 3 days ago

Answered by Dropa 3 days ago

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Plusnet will not let me log in to Plusnet accounts, all others ok

Hi, I cant log in to any plusnet pages, this is not just Firefox other browsers do the same. I get a message Secure connection failed. All other websites seem ok. Even pr… (read more)

Hi, I cant log in to any plusnet pages, this is not just Firefox other browsers do the same. I get a message Secure connection failed. All other websites seem ok. Even private browsing is OK but no PLUSNET. I use Firefox 100 and search with Duck Duck Go. Please help as Plusnet can't. Many thanks I.M.

Asked by ian157 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Restricted Access using Mozilla

I mistakenly blocked a website that I use all the time this morning. I am not getting a big red exclamation point and it says Restricted Access. I need to regain access… (read more)

I mistakenly blocked a website that I use all the time this morning. I am not getting a big red exclamation point and it says Restricted Access. I need to regain access to this site as I use it daily for business. Help! Thanks.

Asked by stlhseeker 4 days ago

Answered by Terry 4 days ago

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Disable download panel automatically opening?

My job requires me to download and open files in new tabs consistently. However, when I download these files, I don't want the download panel to obscure my vision. Can I … (read more)

My job requires me to download and open files in new tabs consistently. However, when I download these files, I don't want the download panel to obscure my vision. Can I disable it?

Asked by thetitansilva 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Facebook page jumps when typing a reply

When I start to type a reply to a Facebook post, the page scrolls down so that the line I am typing disappears one line below the bottom of the screen. I have to scroll … (read more)

When I start to type a reply to a Facebook post, the page scrolls down so that the line I am typing disappears one line below the bottom of the screen. I have to scroll down to see what I'm typing. Also, it jumps down the same way whenever I hit the backspace key to edit what I'm typing.

I discovered a previous (archived) post on this forum that suggested using "about.config" and making sure that the value setting for browser.backspace_action is equal to 2. But that didn't change the annoying behavior. Is there any other value I should try? It's not clear what the number means.

Nor did setting browser.backspace to true (or to false) seem to help with the unwanted jumping upon use of the backspace key.

This only seems to happen with Facebook, but it's quite annoying.

Asked by jay46 3 weeks ago

Answered by jay46 3 weeks ago

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Firefox preference policy missing from gpedit.msc

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread. I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread.

I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the proper place here: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions and here: en-US then after running gpupdate /force from command prompt i navigate here from gpupdate.msc: Local Computer Policies => Administrative Templates => Mozilla => Firefox => Preferences (Deprecated)

Question: Why is "browser.contentblocking.category" missing in the policy for Firefox enterprise?

Asked by reggies_mail100 4 days ago

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How, or can, I stop the download manager from opening up automatically?

I'm a little surprised they've taken away the option of choice when it comes to downloading files. But what's most annoying, is the manager opens u and drops down blockin… (read more)

I'm a little surprised they've taken away the option of choice when it comes to downloading files. But what's most annoying, is the manager opens u and drops down blocking my view of the page, much less that it makes ms stop and think about what I am about to download.

I do not understand the purpose of this. The old way was safer, cleaner and less annoying. How can, or am I able to get that "choice" back?

When searching for a fix I have seen that that there is/was a similar feature in the Edge browser but it can be undone. I feel Firefox users deserve that option.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Asked by springheel 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Browsing on local development URLs derives on "Unable to connect"

Hi there, I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time,… (read more)

Hi there,

I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time, I've established a new profile just for development purposes.

The local website I can't reach is "site.local.dev". My OS is Ubuntu 20.04 and that URL points to a local IP on my network (resolved via /etc/hosts file on my PC).

Funny thing is that: - In dev-profile: site.local.dev does not work => "Unable to connect" and the URL bar shows https://site.local.dev even if I force it to http:// - In personal-profile: site.local.dev does work :P

I have tried with CLI tools like "wget", "hosts", "ping", "telnet" and so on and the site loads ok. Even I have used Dillo (damn simple web browser) and the site loads ok also.

Things I've tried so far: - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011327 (similar issue, not exactly the same).

It must be a silly thing but I'm out of options now. Perhaps anybody has faced to this situation in the past: any suggestion on this issue?.

Thanks in advance, Ibon.

Asked by Ibon Castilla Varela 3 months ago

Answered by Ibon Castilla Varela 4 days ago

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A recent microsoft update changed all the lovely Firefox pdf icons to ugly ones with huge red capital letters PDF on them. Please, how do I get back the elegant Fox?

I'm sure someone knows how to change pdf icons. I've only been able to change the shortcul icon (which doesn't need changing - microsoft didn't work its evil on it). Plea… (read more)

I'm sure someone knows how to change pdf icons. I've only been able to change the shortcul icon (which doesn't need changing - microsoft didn't work its evil on it). Please share your expertise!

Asked by Kangalarue 6 days ago

Answered by Kangalarue 4 days ago