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How do I get Pandora to work on Firefox.

Just starting to use Firefox after years on IE. Pandora works fine there. When calling it up here a message says to get a more recent version of Adobe Flash or upgrade to… (read more)

Just starting to use Firefox after years on IE. Pandora works fine there. When calling it up here a message says to get a more recent version of Adobe Flash or upgrade to a more current browser. Both are still warm from being done, but the message still appears. What's the trick?

Asked by BisonBreath 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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I did updates on adobe XI to DC. I hate it. Is there a way to get Adobe XI with the PDF files in it?

When I was checking out Plug-ins and updating them, I was not prepared for the Adobe DC with Cloud and the other things it has to offer. The Adobe XI that I had containe… (read more)

When I was checking out Plug-ins and updating them, I was not prepared for the Adobe DC with Cloud and the other things it has to offer. The Adobe XI that I had contained my PDF files. When my Vista OS fell apart, I lost quite a few things. The only thing I do not like is that you cannot get the older version of Adobe back on the desktop unless you are an IT person, which I am not. I know it has to be on the hard drive. I have tried to download it, but it comes up this an error stating that Adobe DC is the version I want. I have a Dell Windows 7 Professional Inspiron 3847 2013. I just wish I could have my Adobe XI.

Asked by RadicalDudette 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Firefox doesn't display all characters on a webpage

Firefox doesn't display all the characters in web pages...usually they are symbolic links to other web pages and display as a small black box with 4 numbers/characters in… (read more)

Firefox doesn't display all the characters in web pages...usually they are symbolic links to other web pages and display as a small black box with 4 numbers/characters inside the box.......

Asked by ericlancer 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox has stopped supplying passwords when logging in to web sites

I use a master password and tick the remember me box for most web sites. Recently Firefox has not been inserting the password during log in. I am asked for the master pas… (read more)

I use a master password and tick the remember me box for most web sites. Recently Firefox has not been inserting the password during log in. I am asked for the master password but get no response after inputting it. I have checked the password list and all my passwords are there.

Asked by Peter_Harris 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Why doesn't Firefox Sync work in my home network, but at work?

Firefox Sync on my laptop does not work when my laptop is connected to my home network, but e.g. if I'm at my office. The internet connection at my home is fine, I can su… (read more)

Firefox Sync on my laptop does not work when my laptop is connected to my home network, but e.g. if I'm at my office.

The internet connection at my home is fine, I can surf the web with that very Firefox on both IPv4 and IPv6, DNS etc. is also working. Logging in to accounts.firefox.com also works, as does connecting Firefox to the Sync account. Only the process of syncing itself fails. On my desktop computer at home, I have exactly the same problems. When I open https://sync-209-us-west-2.sync.services.mozilla.com/ in a browser tab, I see a confirmation message that sync runs on that server, so apparently the network path between my computer and that server is free.

Upon investigation with Wireshark, I see the successful TLS handshake, then some packets from the client that are not answered and after some time the server closes the connection (Encrypted Alert). Apparently, no content is transferred between client and server. I attach a screenshot of how Wireshark sees the conversation between server and client (The image upload here didn't work so I put it on the web: http://ibin.co/1zXABHKdj5mA).

To exclude a possible misconfiguration or bad add-on, I created a clean new Firefox profile and connected it to my Firefox account, but this shows exactly the same problems.

Fun fact: Firefox on my Android phone does sync in my home network.


Below, I will link two log files, one successful sync (office network) and one failed sync (home network): Sync @ office: http://pastebin.com/rZmfrbdL Sync @ home: http://pastebin.com/a3KUCevJ

Asked by tojot 6 years ago

Answered by markhammond 6 years ago

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Browser gets temporarily choppy after using it for a period of time until reset

I just installed Windows 8.1 to my computer, and I am currently using the latest version of Firefox. I've noticed that after I've used the browser for a while, when I am… (read more)

I just installed Windows 8.1 to my computer, and I am currently using the latest version of Firefox. I've noticed that after I've used the browser for a while, when I am watching a stream/video, or scrolling/clicking through pages, the browser stalls temporarily for a second.

The thing that stops the choppiness is restarting Firefox (both with and without addons). While the browser turns choppy, I tried other browsers like IE to see if it applies to that as well, and it behaves more smoothly.

After a while, it gets really annoying having to reset exit and start up the browser, every time it starts to get choppy. Any guesses as to what could cause it?

Asked by KalKent 6 years ago

Answered by Mark Schmidt 6 years ago

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Youtube Html5 and beep sound

Ok I was wandering what would happen if I would have full html5 features on youtube So I searched on internet and found out how to enable the features so I ended up enabl… (read more)

Ok I was wandering what would happen if I would have full html5 features on youtube So I searched on internet and found out how to enable the features so I ended up enabling this on firefox

media.mediasource.enabled;true media.mediasource.mp4.enabled;true media.fragmented-mp4.exposed;true media.fragmented-mp4.use-blank-decoder;true

After I enabled this features I got the ability to watch 1080P videos and even 60 fps versions were available but the sound did not work anymore. Instead of the original video audio I was getting one long tone sound.

So is there a way to fix this issue or I should create a bug report?

Thank you for your time

Asked by Levan7 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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I have set my setting to alert me when page wants to redirect and I have also checked for a "redirect virus" (doen't find one) and I am STILL getting redirects

I bought a used laptop from a pretty reputable computer repair shop (has very high ratings online) and this computer is a Windows 7/8 os. I noticed right away that I had … (read more)

I bought a used laptop from a pretty reputable computer repair shop (has very high ratings online) and this computer is a Windows 7/8 os.

I noticed right away that I had a redirect problem. It has taken me a while to try to resolve this issue (other than my anti-malware software) and recently I found out how to go into my settings and set up the "warn before redirecting". This works in a few cases but I am still getting redirected in MANY occasions, though not every time on same pages/sites.

I have checked all of my add-ons and am not sure which one(s) might be bad. I have Adobe add-ons but I always downloadthose and update those directly from the Adobe home.

Anybody have any OTHER suggestions to stop these annoying redirects?

Asked by afirkowski 6 years ago

Answered by afirkowski 6 years ago

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How can I make the playback buttons of YouTube and other plug-ins bigger since they are so tiny?

How can I make the playback buttons of YouTube and other plug-ins bigger since they are so tiny in Firefox? I tried some suggestions that dealt with entering "about:conf… (read more)

How can I make the playback buttons of YouTube and other plug-ins bigger since they are so tiny in Firefox? I tried some suggestions that dealt with entering "about:config" in a fresh browser, but to no avail. I also downloaded an add-on called "Theme Font & Size Changer", but that didn't work either. So, I am reaching out here as that was a suggestion that another user here offered.

Asked by freddie.obregon 6 years ago

Answered by Mark Schmidt 6 years ago

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Can't download a demo download from a web site anymore (no option given anymore when I right click th) since I refreshed. Still can on Internet Explorer though

When I right click on a demo item (music clip in this case) that is for downloading I get no options to be able to download it. It used to give me one until had to refre… (read more)

When I right click on a demo item (music clip in this case) that is for downloading I get no options to be able to download it. It used to give me one until had to refresh Firefox (due to me inadvertently allowing another site to change the settings and configuration I was using.) When I use Internet Explorer the downloading works fine (like Firefox used to.) Also when viewing a YouTube video there used to be a Download button that I used to download. Now it's no longer there.

Asked by einsjacob 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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Firefox Refresh 'bookmark backups' folder is empty, changed profile.ini to circumvent 'profile missing or inaccessible' problem, no manual backup, pls help.

Firefox Refresh 'bookmark backups' folder is empty. Had to change profile.ini to profile.iniOLD to circumvent 'profile is missing or inaccessible' problem. Tried jscher20… (read more)

Firefox Refresh 'bookmark backups' folder is empty. Had to change profile.ini to profile.iniOLD to circumvent 'profile is missing or inaccessible' problem. Tried jscher2000's suggested procedure for reverting to old profile but didn't understand 'semi-randomized name' within Old Firefox Data folder, which seems to be incomplete, as stated 'bookmark backups' folder is empty and fool that i am did not manually back up my bookmarks (years of research). i thought when i ran time machine they backed up automatically. is there any way to recover bookmarks?

Asked by Parsnips 6 years ago

Answered by Parsnips 6 years ago

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My speakers stopped working while using firefox. they work for everything else on the computer.

I have JBL speakers for my computer. i did something and now they wont work when i am on any page in firefox. they work for the computer, internet explorer. ? i updated m… (read more)

I have JBL speakers for my computer. i did something and now they wont work when i am on any page in firefox. they work for the computer, internet explorer. ? i updated mozilla firefox - but the problem is still there. not sure how to fix it. Liz

Asked by ehattery 6 years ago

Answered by ehattery 6 years ago

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What are correct FireFox preference settings so don't have to always provide email address for a certain website?

Ever since upgrading to OS Mountain Lion I have to provide my email address for a particular website if my Mac has been restarted, even though I indicate on the website t… (read more)

Ever since upgrading to OS Mountain Lion I have to provide my email address for a particular website if my Mac has been restarted, even though I indicate on the website that I want to stay signed in to the website for two weeks at a time. When I had OS Snow Leopard, at this website I did not have to input my email address more often than every 2 weeks, no matter how often my computer was restarted.

What settings in FireFox preferences should I input so I don't have to input my email address at this website every time my computer is restarted?

Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

Asked by popcorn008 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Java causes ff to hang/crash

I am having a problem with Java and firefox. Any webpages that use Java either cause firefox to hangup(tabs are still clickable, and the window title changes but the page… (read more)

I am having a problem with Java and firefox. Any webpages that use Java either cause firefox to hangup(tabs are still clickable, and the window title changes but the page does not), or crash all together.(I can't even use the Detect Java app on their website, it just causes the hang, and never recovers)

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Java and Firefox several times in different orders and nothing has corrected the problem yet. Java does not work in safe mode either. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro, Java 8, 45, and Firefox 37.0.2. I suspect that it a problem with either my computer or settings in Firefox because I am not getting any popups asking me to allow/deny pages that want to use Java like I get with IE. But Java does not work in IE either.

If there is any other info I can provide please let me know, I'm going nuts with this trying to figure out the problem and I'm stuck.

Asked by gadgetguy1288 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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From either Google Inbox or Gmail on Mac OSX using command-click to open a link in new tab incorrectly brings that new tab to front.

Same action on any other site works fine and opens new page in a new tab without bringing it to the front. Looking for if there's a setting that needs to be adjusted, or … (read more)

Same action on any other site works fine and opens new page in a new tab without bringing it to the front. Looking for if there's a setting that needs to be adjusted, or if this is something weird with how Google Inbox and Gmail work. Would love to get this sorted. Thanks!

Asked by supnah 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Fonts on new BBC News page are distorted

Recently the BBC revamped its News pages. When viewed on a Desktop PC with a screen resolution forced down to the equivalent of 1366x768 the smaller fonts look sharp. How… (read more)

Recently the BBC revamped its News pages. When viewed on a Desktop PC with a screen resolution forced down to the equivalent of 1366x768 the smaller fonts look sharp.

However, if I view the same page on a laptop with a screen resolution of 1366x768 the fonts are distorted and broken. I have combined two screenshots to show the problem.

On the left of the image below is a closeup of the laptop view and on the right is the same page when viewed on a desktop with the screen resolution altered to give a vertical res of 768.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/812217/Laptop_Desktop_Screenshot.png

I tried to upload an image but the hourglass just kept rotating. I have checked the font settings for both PCs are they are identical. So are the visual settings for Windows 7 on both PCs.

I tried searching to see if others have reported the problems I see but couldn't find anything. I'm baffled as to why the BBCsite would look so bad. I hope you can assist.

Thanks, Ray.

Asked by Ray 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Firefox takes several minutes to connect to a requested website. Already tried refresh/renew Firefox. Nothing helps

Firefox (and IE) are extremely slow to connect with any website. Takes sereval minutes up to time-out. Has nothing to do with my internet connection: cheked this: 1,0 Gbp… (read more)

Firefox (and IE) are extremely slow to connect with any website. Takes sereval minutes up to time-out. Has nothing to do with my internet connection: cheked this: 1,0 Gbps. E-mail with MS-Outlook is super fast. Could have been last update to Firefox 37.0.2, but I am not sure. Might be something with settings, but I did not do this (don't even know how to do that). Checked PC with Spyjunter, HitmanPro, Malwarebytes and CCleaner, but there were no problems.

Included intall.log

Asked by TonHartink 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox has lost my passwords and sync account information

I need help fixing and diagnosing a problem: 1) All of my 'Saved passwords' in Firefox are gone. I noticed this when one site was not filling in my passwords anymore and… (read more)

I need help fixing and diagnosing a problem:

1) All of my 'Saved passwords' in Firefox are gone. I noticed this when one site was not filling in my passwords anymore and verified this by checking the Security tab in the options menu.

2) My sync account information is gone. In the 'Tools' menu it now says "Set Up Sync.." instead of "Sync now". If I go to the Sync tab in the options menu it says "determining account status..." but after waiting a long time nothing happens.

This problem has affected all my profiles. However everything else that I can see is unaffected: Bookmarks/history/cookies unaffected, add-ons unaffected, preferences unaffected.

I tried restarting firefox, then I tried restarting my PC, then I tried restarting firefox with add-ons disabled.

I am running Firefox 37.0.2 on a Windows 7 computer.

Asked by EinBrown 6 years ago

Answered by EinBrown 6 years ago

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How to get rid an extension called "OfferWizard 1.190" ?

I forget how did i get this annoying extension from the very first place, but i cant uninstall it! I've been disabled it, but still, there will always be this annoying po… (read more)

I forget how did i get this annoying extension from the very first place, but i cant uninstall it! I've been disabled it, but still, there will always be this annoying pop up ads that appear!

Asked by razzi 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Using webrtc no sound is recorded on Windows 8.1

Trying to use webrtc on either Firefox Hello or another website making use of webrtc features (such as https://tokbox.com/opentok/quick-start/demo.html) for communication… (read more)

Trying to use webrtc on either Firefox Hello or another website making use of webrtc features (such as https://tokbox.com/opentok/quick-start/demo.html) for communication will make Firefox show the dropdown to select a microphone and authorize it's use. The connection is established just fine, I can hear other people talk (or myself if I connect with another browser), but my own microphone is not picked up. I am very confident that my windows settings as well as those in driver's application are correct, but I'm happy to try aynthing out.

I'm thankful for any help you can provide.

Asked by Ascarion 6 years ago

Answered by Ascarion 6 years ago