www.<website>.com in location bar creates http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. M… (read more)

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. Most of the time the http:// version does not resolve to a website. It just hunts and hunts and hunts. This same thing happens many times when I click on a link in gmail which I open in Firefox.

Since we are all supposed to be using httpS:// these days, why doesn't Firefox default to https://?

Is there some setting that I'm missing?

Thanks, Caitlin

Asked by Caitlin 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Firefox crashing my Mac every time I open it.

Hi ---- Wondering if anyone can help with this. Every time I open Firefox (my default browser), I get a spinning wheel, the browser doesn't load and my whole system crash… (read more)

Hi ---- Wondering if anyone can help with this. Every time I open Firefox (my default browser), I get a spinning wheel, the browser doesn't load and my whole system crashes.

I have tried reinstalling Firefox - same problem occurs. Anyone got any tips? I'm running a mac on El Capitan and have been for a while with no browser problems.

Asked by doregon 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

I cannot login to my firefox account, reason it gives is "state"

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and nev… (read more)

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and never had any issue with logging in to my firefox account before. I have plenty of trouble with my location WITHIN the state (Oklahoma), because apparently the only cities that exist in the state are OKC and Tulsa /eyeroll, but I've never had an issue with the state itself being misidentified. I could understand if a VPN was causing the issue, but I'm not using a VPN (I know, I probably should, but imagine the login issue THEN! lol). Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Kesra 4 months ago

Last reply by ExtremeMachinez 6 days ago

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Can Someone Guide Me About My Website Flora Terra Issue?

I have noticed that my Flora Terra Website (https://floraterraca.com) sometimes open perfectly but often not. Should I include some extra code to make it compatible? Rega… (read more)

I have noticed that my Flora Terra Website (https://floraterraca.com) sometimes open perfectly but often not.

Should I include some extra code to make it compatible?

Regards Usman

Asked by Arslan Goraya 1 month ago

Answered by Arslan Goraya 3 weeks ago

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Firefox 78.0.1 Tab Crashing

After updating from 77 to 78.0.1, I've experienced a large number of tab crashes ("Gah. Your tab just crashed.") across multiple sites. No crash logs are available in abo… (read more)

After updating from 77 to 78.0.1, I've experienced a large number of tab crashes ("Gah. Your tab just crashed.") across multiple sites. No crash logs are available in about:crashes. I've tried:

  • Starting in safe mode
  • Refreshing Firefox
  • disabling security software (Webroot SecureAnywhere)
  • Disabling hardware acceleration
  • Making sure latest drivers and Windows updates are installed
  • Run Windows system file checker tool (no errors found)

I use Firefox with screen reading software, so it is possible the issue may be accessibility related. I've tested with JAWS and Windows Narrator and experience the tab crashes under both.

OS is Windows 10 Version 1909 (OS Build 18363.900)

Asked by acawai 1 month ago

Answered by Roland Tanglao 3 weeks ago

Some sites keep cookies even when private windows close.

Open Firefox. Verify no cookies. Clear any cookies if they exist. Then open a single private window. Go to tripadvisor.com (happens with some other sites but only a few)… (read more)

Open Firefox. Verify no cookies. Clear any cookies if they exist.

Then open a single private window.

Go to tripadvisor.com (happens with some other sites but only a few).

Browse a few pages.

Close the private Window. No private windows/Container tabs are open.

All tripadvisor cookies should be cleared but they are not.

Verified by Cookie Quick Manager.

Why and how does tripadvisor manage to keep cookies on my system.

Asked by jpezz 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Need a Firefox Assistant Dealing with Millions of Bugs

The latest is I can't search from the search bar with a new tab. This is after doing a migration. I erased Firefox and reinstalled the app and all of my data was still th… (read more)

The latest is I can't search from the search bar with a new tab. This is after doing a migration. I erased Firefox and reinstalled the app and all of my data was still there. I reopened the session as if I had just closed a session and I was logged into gmail. So clearly Mozilla's instructions on deleting the app on MAC doesn't work. Recycle bin. How do you literally delete the app?

Hoping deletion will solve the issue of not being able to hit enter in the search bar to perform a google search, or click the arrow. Nothing works.

Further, I'm logged into this browser, yet when the tabs disappear I can't reaccess them. What's the point of logging into a browser if it doesn't remember the tabs?

Asked by erotichabit 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Firefox keeps crashing when trying to print

Hi! I've switched to Firefox quite recently and I love pretty much everything about the browser. The only problem I've been experiencing is that whenever I try to print a… (read more)

Hi! I've switched to Firefox quite recently and I love pretty much everything about the browser. The only problem I've been experiencing is that whenever I try to print a page the whole browser crashes. I've tried removing all the settings for printing in prefs.js but that didn't seem to help in any way and the crashes don't turn up in the about:crashes tab. Has anyone else been experiencing this and perhaps knows how to fix it?

Asked by Lord Questionmark 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Problems seens since install of V78.0.1

Experiencing the following problems since V78.0.1 was installed: old bank accounts showed up (TD Bank) games (AOL) will not complete the "load" cycle unable to click … (read more)

Experiencing the following problems since V78.0.1 was installed:

  • old bank accounts showed up (TD Bank)
  • games (AOL) will not complete the "load" cycle
  • unable to click on Firefox icons when in gmail:
    >settings, contacts, logoff
  • Some items will not activate when doing a mouse click on them

Is a Firefox reload needed? And, if so, how is that done without loosing bookkmarks, history, etc.?

Asked by roysacavage 1 month ago

PDF pages very slow to load

Hi all, when loading a PDF the first few pages load, and then the rest only load (slowly) once you scroll/click to view them. This wasn't always the case, and started abo… (read more)

Hi all, when loading a PDF the first few pages load, and then the rest only load (slowly) once you scroll/click to view them. This wasn't always the case, and started about 4 weeks ago. My internet connection is 50Mbps, and is running at full speed, and my PC has 32GB of RAM. It's not my internet or PC, as far as I can tell.

Is there a fix? Is this a known new bug? Thanks.

(Windows 10, Firefox 78)

Asked by jlccarv 1 month ago

Unable to sign into certain sites

I've run into a strange issue lately - certain sites are left unable to sign in. I've tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache, cookies, history, lowering my security sett… (read more)

I've run into a strange issue lately - certain sites are left unable to sign in. I've tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache, cookies, history, lowering my security settings, adding site exclusions, disabling VPN, refreshing firefox, uninstall/reinstall, uninstall/clear data/reinstall/refresh firefox, everything. Still, nothing.

One site in particular is Dropbox. I enter my creds, it asks for my authenticator, error. So I tried in another browser and it works fine. So it's definitely a firefox issue.

I did disable my authenticator temporarily, and was able to sign in on Firefox. However the moment I re-enabled it, I'm no longer able to sign in again.

I have a few other sites that won't sign in either. Some give errors, some accept my password then refresh to the non-signed in page.

I'm at a loss. I've tried everything I can think of. And confirmed all sites work in other browsers.

OS: Windows 10 OS Version: 1909 Firefox: 78.0

Asked by Arí 1 month ago

Last reply by Arí 1 month ago

Video stuttering comes back in 2020 due to the new update

Like the topic title said, i have a video stuttering problem in youtube. This is a quite old question, but i already installed both h264ify and youtube classic + changed … (read more)

Like the topic title said, i have a video stuttering problem in youtube. This is a quite old question, but i already installed both h264ify and youtube classic + changed some settings in about:config(enabled WebRender, change the time to save tabs) . Youtube used to work perfectly fine until the recent update.

Asked by Mr.KingNothing 1 month ago

Last reply by Mr.KingNothing 1 month ago

Latest update

Since downloading the latest version, the browser stops functioning after the first site. It won't even allow me to quit, without the 'force quit'. Plus, while in the fir… (read more)

Since downloading the latest version, the browser stops functioning after the first site. It won't even allow me to quit, without the 'force quit'. Plus, while in the first site (my local newspaper) it stops recognising key strokes and mouse clicks. In fact, everything stops working.

I'm sending this through Chrome.

Any fixes?

Thanks, Stan Nikolic

Asked by eatsonnyeat 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

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78.0.1 update: extensions still visible under add-ons but have vanished from top bar

Firefox upgraded to 78.0.1 but my extensions are now inaccessible/invisible. They show as enabled in the about:add-ons tab but no longer appear at the top of the main wi… (read more)

Firefox upgraded to 78.0.1 but my extensions are now inaccessible/invisible. They show as enabled in the about:add-ons tab but no longer appear at the top of the main window - so I casn no longer access them.

Asked by anharker 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

html forms not displaying on Firefox on Mac

Forms (such as a newsletter sign up or unsubscribe) do not show up in Firefox on my Mac. These forms show up normally in Safari on Mac. They also show up normally in Edge… (read more)

Forms (such as a newsletter sign up or unsubscribe) do not show up in Firefox on my Mac.

These forms show up normally in Safari on Mac. They also show up normally in Edge AND Firefox on PC and all other browsers that I know of.

I of course use Firefox on my Mac and would like these forms to show up properly on that browser.

Thanks, Amy

Asked by amysumrall 1 month ago