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Unable to download any file on Google Drive using Firefox

I have been trying for weeks to solve this problem and figure out how it happened but I cannot download any type of file on Google Drive on Firefox and it's been botherin… (read more)

I have been trying for weeks to solve this problem and figure out how it happened but I cannot download any type of file on Google Drive on Firefox and it's been bothering me. I have cleared my cookies, cache, history, saved logins, restarted on private browsing, changed numerous settings and deleted and reinstall Firefox and Abode Flash. Nothing has worked. I even deleted McAfee protection in case it was a firewall problem but that didn't work either.

I'm only having this problem on my HP laptop and on this browser. Downloading google drive files works on my Dell Laptop through any browser.

If anyone has any suggestions as to why this is happening and how to solve it, I would be very grateful. I provided a screenshot of the error every time I try to download a file.

Asked by Kiara 8 months ago

Answered by Vikram Shankar Mathur (GC) 8 months ago

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a problem with http://metagmae.org/page/

Hi. I have a problem with http://metagmae.org/page/ and I have no idea how that came to me. No matter what I do, nothing can help me to avoid that thing. It auto-starts F… (read more)

Hi. I have a problem with http://metagmae.org/page/ and I have no idea how that came to me. No matter what I do, nothing can help me to avoid that thing. It auto-starts Firefox and tries to get more information. It is said that it is a virus. And I can't delete it from Firefox because I can't find it. Can you please help me to solve this? I uninstalled Firefox and deleted everything but when I installed it back, it came back! It is terrible and makes me crazy. Please help me with that. I love Firefox and it is now almost 15 years I am using it. I started with Firefox 6.0 or something.

Asked by Memo 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Firefox Vulnerability: Check your own sytem.

I found out last night that Firefox leaks internal data to the internet. I always thought Firefox is about security, but somehow Firefox ships default with the WebRTC lea… (read more)

I found out last night that Firefox leaks internal data to the internet. I always thought Firefox is about security, but somehow Firefox ships default with the WebRTC leak vulnerability. I have 69.0 installed. Visit this site. Do you see your INTERNAL IP ADDRESS listed. "https://www.whatismyip.com/" If so then Firefox is compromising your safety by means of WebRTC leak.

Here is the possible hacks that can use Firefox and WebRTC and the solutions how to fix it. "https://restoreprivacy.com/webrtc-leaks/"

I installed 69.0 on 15 September 2019 long after it was reportedly fixed according to (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-25/). It STILL has the vulnerability on my 69.0 installed straight from mozilla.

Better to check if you have the vulnerability. Firefox really should take security much more serious if the advertise constantly that they are all about security.


Confirm by reply if your internal IP shows up.

Asked by zimbodel 8 months ago

Last reply by zimbodel 8 months ago

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Adobe flash will not remain active on our 24h emergency medical web site, need it to alert us to medical data

We have medical data coming in 24/7. Our alarm runs off flash. Since the update there isn't a choice to "allow and remember", which is causing us to have to remember to… (read more)

We have medical data coming in 24/7. Our alarm runs off flash. Since the update there isn't a choice to "allow and remember", which is causing us to have to remember to refresh the page constantly. A big problem for the night-staff, problem for the day-staff also as we keep forgeting and data is not alarming. PLEASE HELP!!

Asked by KCop 8 months ago

Last reply by James 5 months ago

Your browser is being managed by your organization

Hi, I downloaded JDownloader yesterday. It forcefully installed some adware which became the default search engine, can't recall its name and Avast Antivirus. There was n… (read more)

Hi,

I downloaded JDownloader yesterday. It forcefully installed some adware which became the default search engine, can't recall its name and Avast Antivirus. There was no option to uncheck them while installing. Since I didn't like JD at all so I uninstalled them all using Revo Uninstaller. Now while I searched something in the url bar few times that adware's page searched my keywords. I opened my settings and I got this message Your browser is being managed by your organization. PFA. This is my personal laptop connected to my personal wifi. Can I delete everything related to this junk without reinstalling FF? http://www.upl.co/uploads/14291556FF1580471775.jpg http://www.upl.co/uploads/161919FF-11580471781.jpg

Thanks

Asked by billubakra 4 months ago

Last reply by Not Today 2 weeks ago

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Need to uninstall totally and forever Firefox due to serious pc issues since the last update

firefox latest update has destroyed my laptop performance, have had to boot from windows recovery and no window fix repairs the damage. anyone any ideas what I can do to … (read more)

firefox latest update has destroyed my laptop performance, have had to boot from windows recovery and no window fix repairs the damage. anyone any ideas what I can do to resolve the issues? I have tried system restore but that does not work either

Asked by neilbowls 7 months ago

Last reply by RobertJ 6 months ago

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Can't click log in on pandora (Flash Block?)

So when i go to click log in on pandora (desktop website) nothing happens. I ran a diagnostic and it said it detected a "Flash Block" (first time ever hearing about this)… (read more)

So when i go to click log in on pandora (desktop website) nothing happens. I ran a diagnostic and it said it detected a "Flash Block" (first time ever hearing about this) and Ive tried both turning flash off (pandora cant play without it apparently) and allowing everything from the Firefox options menu and its still saying its detecting a flash block.

Asked by Sin Shadow Fox 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Can't Download any files, they all fail instantly

Ive tried everything from this article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files and this one https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-and… (read more)

Ive tried everything from this article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files and this one https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-and-diagnose-firefox-problems. I tried opening in safe mode. that didnt work. I also reset my computer as this is a brand new PC, and i cant figure it out. I have no idea whats causing it, it just randomly happened today in my web design class when i was trying to download some files

Asked by Alex Maddux 8 months ago

Answered by philipp 8 months ago

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HTML5 video not working, firefox suggests installing Windows media features even though I am not on N or KN version of Windows 10

I am running the latest version of Firefox, and the latest version of Windows 10 Education (NOT an N or KN version of Windows). I get a bar at the top of the window telli… (read more)

I am running the latest version of Firefox, and the latest version of Windows 10 Education (NOT an N or KN version of Windows). I get a bar at the top of the window telling me to install Windows Media Features. HTML5test.com says that my browser doesn't support MPEG-4 ASP, H.264, or H.265. I tried running in safemode and get the same issues. Chrome is able to play videos that Firefox is not on this machine. I also tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox. I think these problems /may/ have been caused by a Windows update, but that's just a hunch.

Asked by matt.botti 8 months ago

Last reply by matt.botti 8 months ago

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Firefox cannot play certain Twitter gifs on Windows 7

Examples of broken gifs: https://twitter.com/wannaODIN_/status/1169143681976283136 https://twitter.com/RedTestament/status/1169139822100930561 https://twitter.com/_t3nshi… (read more)

Examples of broken gifs:

https://twitter.com/wannaODIN_/status/1169143681976283136

https://twitter.com/RedTestament/status/1169139822100930561

https://twitter.com/_t3nshi/status/1169122796573736960

As far as I can tell, this is mainly a Windows 7 problem. I have done a fair bit of testing with gifs I've made myself, and while I don't exactly know how gif "encoding" or whatever works, it seems to be a problem with how Twitter converts certain gif versions.

If I make a gif with Aseprite 1.2.13-x64 the gifs do not work, and show up as black. However you can still download them as a video, reupload them, and then they work, which is kinda weird but I assume twitter re-converts the videos into something else.

However if I make the same gif with Aseprite 1.2.9 which is at least a year older, they work on Twitter.

I've seen some references about H.264 Level 5.2 not working on Windows 7, and maybe that might be the issue? If so, is there any way to get Level 5.2 media to play on Windows 7? https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1479203#c10

Using MediaInfo to check the files of the videos in question they say that they are using AVC (Main@L5.2) (CABAC / 4 Ref Frames), while the "gifs" (yes I know that they are just videos on Twitter) that DO work are AVC (Main@L5).

Asked by kashoucanavi 9 months ago

Last reply by kashoucanavi 9 months ago

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I get spam malware messages on one profile only and not the others

A few days ago I started getting full page spam messages when looking at threads in one forum only. I have to keep backing out or closing out of Firefox. Initially FF blo… (read more)

A few days ago I started getting full page spam messages when looking at threads in one forum only. I have to keep backing out or closing out of Firefox. Initially FF blocked them, but not anymore. Norton never blocked them.

These messages only come up when using one FF profile, not another. They also do not show up when using a Chromebook, so I presume the problem is on my end.

I have cleared all cookies & cache and did a complete scan with Norton, Malwarebytes, & AdwCleaner. Even restored Windows 7 back to an earlier time. But none of this helped.

They are full page messages & say they're from AT&T, Walmart, or Visa. However the addresses all start out with: happy.luckyparkclub.com/………..

Sometimes the messages appears right away & sometimes it takes a few minutes.

I cleared FF cookies, went back to the forum, & then looked at the cookies again. I noticed that happy.luckyparkclub.com and dbmtrk.xyz both appeared in the cookies list at the same time, 23 seconds. The forum cookie was time stamped at 22 seconds.

If I look at the forum using a different FF profile there is no problem & neither of these 2 cookies are there.

If I open a New Private Window in the problem profile then I don't get the messages either, at least not yet.

What does the Private Window NOT access that the regular window does?

Which profile folder or file could be causing the problem?

Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by Mike109 7 months ago

Last reply by d3von 7 months ago

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Firefox reports Mozilla Phishing Report page as Potential Security Risk

I just received a "Password Reset Notification" e-mail that looked very scammy, I right clicked on the link to select "Report Phishing Scam, but when Firefox was going t… (read more)

I just received a "Password Reset Notification" e-mail that looked very scammy,

I right clicked on the link to select "Report Phishing Scam, but when Firefox was going to open the Mozilla Phishing report page, I got "Warning, potential security risk ahead"

I think there's a problem somewhere...!

Asked by graham12 8 months ago

Last reply by McCoy 8 months ago

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Firefox crashes

Hi Firefox has many crashes, several times a day, on every tabs opened, sometimes only one tab, sometimes all. Tabs are open on facebook, forums, videos, a don't see a re… (read more)

Hi Firefox has many crashes, several times a day, on every tabs opened, sometimes only one tab, sometimes all. Tabs are open on facebook, forums, videos, a don't see a recurrent scheme, it happens at any moment, even if I have only one tab open on serveral ones... I tried to start safe mode, doesn't change anything. My device is a recent intel NUC core I3, with 8 GO RAM. My OS is Solus, everything is correctly updated (Solus and firefox)

Last crash report : Firefox 69.0.2 Crash Report [@ firefox@0x1f2ee ] ID: 956dce02-3017-4016-b408-de15e0191009

Many thanks for your help

Asked by claelea 7 months ago

Last reply by claelea 6 months ago

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My Firefox browser has been 'taken over' by 'https://goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hostedsearch'... How did this happen and how di I get rid of it?

My Firefox now 'defaults' to 'https://goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hostedsearch?aid=5329&data=aWlkPTIwJnVpZD01MDUyMDI2Ng==&keyword'. The 'response' i… (read more)

My Firefox now 'defaults' to 'https://goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hostedsearch?aid=5329&data=aWlkPTIwJnVpZD01MDUyMDI2Ng==&keyword'. The 'response' is always 'nothing here'. The only way I can search now is Safari...not my favourite! How did this happen? How can I fix it? Thanks! Charley

Asked by coachcharley 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Firefox Sync is working backwards...

I have been using FF for years and *had* my browser set up perfectly. I got a new travel laptop and decided to install FF there and sync the settings from my main compute… (read more)

I have been using FF for years and *had* my browser set up perfectly. I got a new travel laptop and decided to install FF there and sync the settings from my main computer to the new laptop.

Unfortunately sync decided that my newly installed browser's settings were more important and removed all of my open tabs, history, settings, etc from my everyday browser.

This is super counter-productive; I've lost hours of work trying to relocate all of the browser windows I had open and getting all of the settings back to normal.

I rarely ever complain online about buggy software but this was so annoying I just had to.

Maybe consider disabling Sync until you can figure out how to either alert the user that all of their settings are about to be overwritten or provide an option to assign a particular browser as the master and all syncing begins from that.

Asked by AmGoth 8 months ago

Last reply by AmGoth 8 months ago

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My bookmarks won't sync

I"ve read through other articles. My firefox and sync are up to date. I have bookmarks checked. I use two firefox on two different microsoft PCs. I tried changing my … (read more)

I"ve read through other articles. My firefox and sync are up to date. I have bookmarks checked. I use two firefox on two different microsoft PCs. I tried changing my options in sync to see if the chances would show up in firefox on my other computer. They did, so I have that much right. I tried turning off bookmarks in the sync, syncing, then clicking the box and syncing again. I want to say it can't be me, but of course it has to be or everyone would be having the same problem.

Asked by fromdecatur 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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How to prevent Firefox from removing my extension's data when I remove debug version?

I have an extension with id setup in manifest like this: ``` "browser_specific_settings": { "gecko": { "id": "{e3ec45ef-43ba-499d-8469-6d0e2f06921f}", "stric… (read more)

I have an extension with id setup in manifest like this:

``` "browser_specific_settings": {

   "gecko": {
     "id": "{e3ec45ef-43ba-499d-8469-6d0e2f06921f}",
     "strict_min_version": "42.0"
   }
 },

```

which uses indexedDB(PouchDB). I installed that extension from addons.mozilla.org, disabled, installed temporarily version for developing and Firefox removes data of both extensions(cuz they have the same id) every time I remove only temporarily version.

This does not happen when I don't set id in manifest(temporarily version has random id in this case), but it's not a solution cuz some API's and Android version of Firefox requires id to be set manually

How to prevent Firefox from removing data of normal extension when I remove temporarily one?

Just in case someone wants to reproduce the issue:

1. Install this extension https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tagit/?src=search
2. Go to extension's page (button with eyes on browser's panel)
3. Go to "Tags" page and create any tag(write something and press Enter)
4. Disable this extension on about:addons page
5. Clone its repository and checkout to commit where id is in manifest `git clone https://github.com/DevAlone/tagit.git; git checkout 8e0d04201865fd7b7543b167279a045c89408d5c`
6. Install dependencies and build `npm install; npm run build`
7. Install that temporarily extension(`build` dir) on about:debugging page
8. Remove that temporarily extension on about:debugging page
9. Enable normal extension on about:addons page
10. Go to the Tags page again to see that database is gone

Asked by SergeyDevZ 7 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 7 months ago