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Everytime I open Firefox I have to sign into my homepage

I've been having trouble staying signed into my homepage (MSN). Every time I close Firefox I get signed out so that when I open Firefox I have to sign in to my homepage … (read more)

I've been having trouble staying signed into my homepage (MSN). Every time I close Firefox I get signed out so that when I open Firefox I have to sign in to my homepage again. My other sites are still signed in (yahoo, Facebook) It is only MSN. This is something I've been having trouble with for awhile. I did get it to work last month but I signed out to use another account and when I signed back into my usual account again it will no longer keep me signed in. All other browsers will keep me signed in and my other computers keep me signed into MSN using Firefox. I don't know how I got it to work last time. I've tried making a new Firefox Profile, Reinstalling Firefox, Clearing all Mozilla files including regedit files, Restarting my pc and doing a fresh install without connecting to my Firefox account still no luck. I'm at a loss. I think last time I did something with some cookies file splith? spilf? I don't remember what it's called or where I even read about it. I'm hoping someone can help me. I've had to start using Chrome again but I'd prefer to go back to my Firefox.

Asked by bobmanka 3 years ago

Answered by Scribe 3 years ago

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Firefox stops responding. I have checked that I have the most current version and tried "Refresh" to no avail. What else can be done?

This problem started in the last few days. I have Foxfire 47.0.1. There are no updates available to download. When I try "Refresh" as indicated on your support page to f… (read more)

This problem started in the last few days. I have Foxfire 47.0.1. There are no updates available to download. When I try "Refresh" as indicated on your support page to fix this problem, the "confirmation" page does not start up, nor does Mozilla show up in the task manager applications. It does show up in the Processes and is using large amounts of CPU and memory. I have to stop the processes to get my computer back. What other suggestions for getting back to normal?

Asked by MMack 3 years ago

Answered by MMack 3 years ago

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Somehow the login for my online banking has been saved somewhere and I need to delete that for security reasons.

I need to remove two different saved logins that appear when I attempt to login to my online banking account. I want to be able to delete them so that I have to actually … (read more)

I need to remove two different saved logins that appear when I attempt to login to my online banking account. I want to be able to delete them so that I have to actually enter the login every time I want to access my account.

Asked by HVOIGT 3 years ago

Answered by HVOIGT 3 years ago

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Possible security flaw in Firefox 47.0.1 regarding orange "urgent update" screen ?

Many people seem to be reporting recently that they are getting an orange fake "Urgent Firefox Update" screen popping up and then a download box for firefox patch.exe or … (read more)

Many people seem to be reporting recently that they are getting an orange fake "Urgent Firefox Update" screen popping up and then a download box for firefox patch.exe or such. It is my impression that this may be a security flaw.

It tends to happen when I have several windows open with Facebook and newssites, and it happens very quickly so I can't be 100% sure what happens, but it is my impression that a new tab is created with the orange screen. It seems this happens without my clicking on anything, I may be just sitting there reading and suddenly this happens. I wonder if it is an exploit emanating from ads on these newssites that takes control of Firefox and gets it to make the new tab. If so this is very disturbing because I have my Firefox on quite secure settings, my Java is Never Activate, most of my plug-ins including Flash are Ask to Activate and I rarely do need to activate it. In addition, I am careful which websites I go to. I have Firefox up to date and on automatic update. Every time I start my computer I make sure Kaspersky has updated before I start browsing.

The exploit has happened 3 times in the past week including both yesterday and today. The first time, even though I did not click on the install dialog, Kaspersky detected a Dangerous Object being downloaded and quarantined it instantly. I then had Kaspersky delete it. It had downloaded to the AppData Local Temp folder. The second and third time, nothing happened immediately so I had time to look. I closed Firefox and it seemed that prevented those instances from downloading, as Kaspersky did not detect anything either instantly or after Full Scan.

I am wondering if this is a security flaw in Firefox and if I need to switch to Chrome. Any help would be appreciated In the meantime as I much prefer Firefox. I will limit my browsing to the most essential, avoid clicking on any links in Facebook and try to avoid newssites.

Asked by marie15 3 years ago

Answered by marie15 3 years ago

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Firefox crashes when opening Facebook

Firefox started crashing with recent 47.0 update. Has continued with 47.0.1 Tried disabling all addons and also my Comodo Internet Security Premium. As soon as Facebook … (read more)

Firefox started crashing with recent 47.0 update. Has continued with 47.0.1

Tried disabling all addons and also my Comodo Internet Security Premium.

As soon as Facebook loads, FF crashes. Other sites work fine. I can open Facebook in Chrome, so it is not a problem with Facebook or my internet connection.

Here are the some of the last several crash reports:

bp-d4ad1564-0cc2-466a-9118-e5d062160714 bp-7a7ff1a8-5ab1-4f21-b1b3-59d942160714 bp-66097bb7-3be5-431e-bd63-c29ed2160714 bp-061efd9c-f48c-45c5-9ad5-8fc6c2160714 bp-ec7507b6-0c8f-4a42-9af4-0c8b12160714

Asked by holyjoe722 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Extensions list keeps disappearing on Firefox 47.0.1.

Unlike the other question on here, I do not lose any of the extensions or associated settings when this happens, the only thing affected is the appearance of the list its… (read more)

Unlike the other question on here, I do not lose any of the extensions or associated settings when this happens, the only thing affected is the appearance of the list itself. I have verified that this happens every time I boot Firefox after a PC restart. I followed the advice given on another questions to delete extensions.json and entensions.ini (the only ones present in my profile folder), unfortunately this only temporarily resolves the problem until it repeats. It started happening a few days after added Greasemonkey, I tried disabling it to see if that would fix it, but no luck! Thanks for reading.

Asked by Darkwolf 3 years ago

Answered by Darkwolf 3 years ago

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I don't get the "new tab" when I click on the + sign. ALSO, whenever I open Firefox, the Bookmarks panel is open down the side

FIRST: I was just reading about personalizing a "new tab," which I have wanted to do. But the "new tab" that I get when I click on the + sign (I have the tab bar down the… (read more)

FIRST: I was just reading about personalizing a "new tab," which I have wanted to do. But the "new tab" that I get when I click on the + sign (I have the tab bar down the side — which I REALLY like, incidentally! — the + is at the very top.) doesn't have that gear thingy on it; it appears to be a different browser or something (I'm guessing), though I have set, time and again, FF as my default/preferred/only browser! It might be a Google page, though it doesn't have the Google look either.

ATTACHED: Is this the "new tab"? It does have a "gear" at the bottom of the page. OR, is there another place I should be looking for the "new tab" button?

SECOND: Every time I open FF, the Bookmarks Sidebar is there. I close it, but when I reopen, it's there again. This has been happening for just a few days, but it IS annoying.

Asked by JulieAnn01 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Firefox can't play stream video on Howcast.com

My Firefox plays any video on the web with one exception, it can't play any video on Howcast.com, absolutely none, I tried the safe mode, I tried refreshing it, I uninsta… (read more)

My Firefox plays any video on the web with one exception, it can't play any video on Howcast.com, absolutely none, I tried the safe mode, I tried refreshing it, I uninstalled Firefox completely and reinstalled it with no user profile, and it still can't play any video on that streaming site, this what I keep getting: PLAY BACK STREAM ERROR This video is not encoded for your device VLC plugin is enabled and it damn plays any streaming video on the web, period. I have every CODEX and FFmpeg in my computer, there is no such thing as a video I can't play, none, except on Howcast. Try play this video or any video in the site below, (it used to play with no problem prior to Firefox vs. 43 but no more, I can download it and play it on my computer but I can't view it on Howcast site: http://www.howcast.com/guides/444-Belly-Dancing-101/

The black Screen of Death Image attached.

Asked by Fiascokid 3 years ago

Answered by John99 3 years ago

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I CANNOT remove an addon that is not verified.

Hello Mozilla, I have tried ALL of the steps at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cannot-remove-add-on-extension-or-theme and yet, I cannot remove "You Tube Video D… (read more)

Hello Mozilla, I have tried ALL of the steps at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cannot-remove-add-on-extension-or-theme and yet, I cannot remove "You Tube Video Downloader" extension. All I can do is disable it, and in fact I have disabled it for a long time, but I would like to just remove it from my list of extensions. I have searched for it from its number in my folder of extensions and globally, and it does not appear to exist. What more can I do?? Thanks, a LOT. Scott Alan Blanchard

Asked by imscottb 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Firefox testpilot won't work in my browser

I created an account for the Firefox Testpilot feature (as it sounds really interesting). After signing in i then proceed to install the Test Pilot add on. After successf… (read more)

I created an account for the Firefox Testpilot feature (as it sounds really interesting). After signing in i then proceed to install the Test Pilot add on. After successfuill installation i then click "Choose Your Features". This then brings me back to a page asking me to install the Test Pilot add on again. It then becomes a continous loop of installing/reinstalling.

Asked by fireflyg3ntyuk 3 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 3 years ago

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Firefox very slow except after running msconfig and restarting

For a few weeks I have been trying to fix an extremely slow Firefox, with slow respose to keys and to mouse, and some websites have taked a minute or more to connect (als… (read more)

For a few weeks I have been trying to fix an extremely slow Firefox, with slow respose to keys and to mouse, and some websites have taked a minute or more to connect (also trying to move the window with the mouse is jerky). It's unusable and I've had to resort to Internet Explorer, which has kept up to speed, as has everything else on the computer.

I've tried many supposed remedies found by internet search and on the Firefox support pages, including malware scans (all clean, apparently), safe mode, creating a new profile, etc.. And done a registry clean. I did find that after a System Restore it ran fast, but the next day (i.e. on restarting the computer) it ran slow again. Anyway, system restore is not a practical solution.

Finally I think the best situation to report is this. - if I run msconfig and tick Normal Startup, and then restart (without switching off), then firefox runs fast and everything is as it should be; this is true also with restored bookmarks and passwords, and all the add-ons and plug-ins allowed. - but if I restart after machine switchoff (and today just a menu restart without doing the msconfig thing), then Firefox reverts to slow again.

I can't make head or tail of why this is so. Can you advise? John Kilpatrick - Windows 10, HP desktop, Trend Micro Internet Security.

Asked by kilp20 3 years ago

Answered by kilp20 3 years ago

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Asus router GUI doesn't work in Firefox 47.0.1.

I use an Asus RT-AC68U router with my home network. "View List" in the web GUI doesn't work in Firefox (it's up to date). The number of clients is listed, but clicking "… (read more)

I use an Asus RT-AC68U router with my home network. "View List" in the web GUI doesn't work in Firefox (it's up to date). The number of clients is listed, but clicking "View List" brings up only the headers for "All" and "By Interface"--neither option lists the clients. "Client Status" also reveals no listings, even after hitting "Refresh." This works perfectly in Chrome.

So far, I've ensured that all the MAC addresses of my devices are in capital letters (no lower case letters). I've tried clearing nvram. I've also separately both powered down/powered up the router and rebooted the router. I've downloaded and applied the latest firmware and reset the router several times. Each time I do that, "View List" works the first time I try it. Then it stops working again. I've tried it with the firewall off and with my antivirus off, to no avail.

If this were a firewall problem, I'm guessing Chrome wouldn't work, either, so I'm counting out a firewall issue. I've tried it in Firefox with all my add-ons disabled and it still doesn't work. The funny thing is that on my laptop, viewing the client list works in Firefox--but not in Firefox on my desktop. I'm guessing I should focus on Firefox on my desktop.

Could there be a Firefox setting I need to enable--or disable?

Asked by ajm115834 3 years ago

Answered by ajm115834 3 years ago

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Closing Multiple Tabs selection does not work

Re: TABS - Warn me when closing multiple tabs "Warn me when closing multiple tabs" - IS UNCHECKED - yet I am CONSTANTLY presented with the warning whenever I attempt to … (read more)

Re: TABS - Warn me when closing multiple tabs

"Warn me when closing multiple tabs" - IS UNCHECKED - yet I am CONSTANTLY presented with the warning whenever I attempt to "Close Tabs to the Right or "Close Other Tabs".

How do I make this WORK ? - instead of constantly badgering me with the unwanted warnings from the option which I have CHOSEN (by selection) to manage appropriately - (AS offered by Firefox. TABS - Warn me when closing multiple tabs). It is UN-checked, yet it STILL presents the warnings.

Asked by soon2beam 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Restarting firefox won't bring back the last visited pages but previous pages (usually from 2 or 3 steps backward).

In other words, it opens all the tabs but a few of them are not open to the last previous state (not the last page visited). Firefox seems to forget the last visited page… (read more)

In other words, it opens all the tabs but a few of them are not open to the last previous state (not the last page visited). Firefox seems to forget the last visited pages or doesn't properly make the database update (history) only on a few tabs.

Yes, I do have "when firefox starts... show the last...." option selected. I use a Windows 10 Prof x64 with v47.0.1 portable firefox browser (portable apps version).

Thank you all for your attention, Costi

Asked by Costi77 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Can't load https://www.usajobs.gov/ sign in. Secure connection failed. Many attempts failed to fix. Please follow up w me

To whom it may concern, I just moved from Bali to the states and expected some hassle to log into sites, it happened as expected and that's ok. Followed all the instruct… (read more)

To whom it may concern, I just moved from Bali to the states and expected some hassle to log into sites, it happened as expected and that's ok. Followed all the instructions from a few different pages, changing date time zones, refreshing firefox, etc... Yes, still the same message keeps popping up every time I try to log into the website in the subject.

Also, your website doesn't take you directly to a page that shows a user how to fix the problem shown on the screen- not user friendly.

Attached is a screenshot of the message. Please advise me on what to do. I work on peoples resumes from this website and have deadlines approaching rapidly. Please email me if needed- you should already have that information. Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.

Asked by THANKSFORTHEHASSLE 3 years ago

Answered by philipp 3 years ago

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The New tab Jump page loads then goes blank

When I opened a new tab It used to load a jump page that had my basic history, and tiled thumbnails of sites that I had visited. Since the latest Update when I open the f… (read more)

When I opened a new tab It used to load a jump page that had my basic history, and tiled thumbnails of sites that I had visited. Since the latest Update when I open the first new tab, after restarting Firefox this page now loads, and then goes blank. This is apparently Cached, and now loads a completely blank page when manually open a new tab.

This happens every time I Restart Firefox.

I used that Page to visit my Frequented sites.

Asked by Itsune9tl 3 years ago

Answered by Itsune9tl 3 years ago

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How do I delete Safe Browser from Firefox?

Some how I have this Safe Browser open when I open a new tab. I do not know where it came from, and I cannot seem to delete it. I tried to go to uninstall a program, and… (read more)

Some how I have this Safe Browser open when I open a new tab. I do not know where it came from, and I cannot seem to delete it.

I tried to go to uninstall a program, and I could not find them in my list of programs.

I have written the company about this issue. I do not know how it got on my computer, but I do not want it.

Yahoo is set as my homepage. I recently upgraded Firefox. Maybe it piggybacked when I did that. I just do not know, but I do know I do not want it.

If any one knows how to get rid of it, please let me know. Thanks!!

Asked by yduncan 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Firefox does not support all HTML5 videos using a Dell Latitude 3570 running Windows 7 Pro, same videos run using IE 11.

I recently purchased a Latitude 3570. Windows 7 Professional is the OS. My browser is Firefox 47.0.1. When I try to run certain videos in Facebook I get this message.… (read more)

I recently purchased a Latitude 3570.

Windows 7 Professional is the OS. My browser is Firefox 47.0.1. When I try to run certain videos in Facebook I get this message. Firefox is supposed to support HTML5 by default. It does not. The videos work fine using IE 11.

After failures I modified config as follows: media.windows-media-foundation.allow-d3d11-dxva;true

I added plugins purported to enable HTML5 viewing.

What can I do to mate HTML5 work?

https://www.youtube.com/html5

Asked by tbrone 3 years ago

Answered by philipp 3 years ago

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Digg.com videos do not play in Waterfox. No "controls" appear at bottom.

Waterfox 47.0.1, Windows 10 Home Digg.com video does not play in Waterfox, but plays in MS Edge; see: http://digg.com/video/computerphile-cracks-your-password The followi… (read more)

Waterfox 47.0.1, Windows 10 Home

Digg.com video does not play in Waterfox, but plays in MS Edge; see: http://digg.com/video/computerphile-cracks-your-password

The following plug-ins are set to “Always Activate”: Java SE 8 U92 Shockwave Flash 22.0.r0 Silverlight 5.1.50428.0

I’m stumped. Thanks.

Asked by TedT_USA 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago