File extension removed during download

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade a… (read more)

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade afterward. This is a new issue occurring sometime in the past several months, since last firmware update. Firefox preferences are set to download .DAT files. No other settings are listed for that file extension. I verified the issue points toward Firefox by checking the download with another web browser which completed the download with the extension.

Asked by jacco237 4 days ago

Last reply by denitroid 37 minutes ago

Failure to install extensions

My installation of 32-bit Firefox 102 had been repeatedly crashing, sometimes for no apparent reason. I decided to download the 64-bit version of Firefox 102, uninstalle… (read more)

My installation of 32-bit Firefox 102 had been repeatedly crashing, sometimes for no apparent reason. I decided to download the 64-bit version of Firefox 102, uninstalled the 32-bit version, carried out a standard installed and all this appeared successful. I noticed that I was getting a lot of advertisements and remembered that I had had Ghostery installed as an extension in my 32-bit Firefox. I went to the extensions page, selected Ghostery and asked for it to be added. Shortly after that, I got a message that the installation had been aborted because the extension might be corrupt. I tried again and got the same message. I tried another ad blocker, and got the same message with that one; and tried a third with the same result. What is going on? I haven't changed any settings in Firefox since the standard installation, and the extensions were from the Firefox source, so how can the extensions be corrupt? If it isn't corrupt, why isn't Firefox installing it?

Asked by EdingtonJD 3 days ago

Last reply by EdingtonJD 13 hours ago

I am absolutely FURIOUS extension no longer work or icons appear (ublock, avast, etc)

Hello I am trying so hard to contain my anger, I am so angry and frustrated i am finding it hard to get help and i am in just dispare over this i have spend days trying … (read more)

Hello I am trying so hard to contain my anger, I am so angry and frustrated i am finding it hard to get help and i am in just dispare over this i have spend days trying myself to fix this i dont know what do anymore i am so very very angry, i am beyond fury with this i cant get any help i just cant believe this is happening

Asked by info7653 4 days ago

Last reply by info7653 4 days ago

Random Unusual Freezing, Yet Not Unresponsive

Hello, I've recently encountered a curious issue with my Firefox browser (Firefox version 102.0, Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.25145.1011). At seemingly random times it… (read more)

Hello,

I've recently encountered a curious issue with my Firefox browser (Firefox version 102.0, Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.25145.1011). At seemingly random times it will freeze for between two and five minutes (roughly). UI elements become completely unresponsive and the cursor does not update when moving over the browser window. The window will not minimize. Yet, Windows Task Manager does not report the application as being unresponsive. While never a common problem, any freezes in the past would eventually cause the Windows Task Manager to identify it as unresponsive.

I have disabled "recommended performance settings" and hardware acceleration to no avail. Everything seems perfectly normal immediately before and after the freezes, and I've yet to identify how I can trigger them. I do not recall having made any changes to my browser before the freezes started occurring, though multiple Windows updates have taken place since then. If I'm too impatient to wait I will end the Firefox processes via Windows Task Manager and restart it so I can return to my tabs without having cookies deleted. I have 13 plugins mainly covering privacy/security concerns. Is there some sort of debug tool I can engage to see what's occupying Firefox while it's frozen? I've just found the Firefox Task Manager, and will see if it can offer any additional information during/after the freezes.

Thanks, Logan

Asked by Logan 6 days ago

Last reply by Logan 5 days ago

Problem with saving webpages with .com etc. in title

Hello, in last few days I notice that when you try to save web page that has title ending with .com or anything like that saved file has .com extension instead of htm. I … (read more)

Hello, in last few days I notice that when you try to save web page that has title ending with .com or anything like that saved file has .com extension instead of htm. I often use this option and I'm sure it must be one of the latest updates that started to cause that. Any chance it gonna get fixed and Firefox start adding .htm after .com?

For example try saving page https://www.naturalnews.com/ its title is "Natural Health News and Scientific Discoveries - NaturalNews.com" and saved file has .com extension. I need to fix it everytime and add .htm manually.

Martin

Asked by nabaC 20 minutes ago

Nominate specific Outlook account to use for 'Save page as'

I have two Outlook accounts registered & one set as default. But, when I tried to setup my default in settings, Apps, default apps, email it only offers me Outlook.c… (read more)

I have two Outlook accounts registered & one set as default. But, when I tried to setup my default in settings, Apps, default apps, email it only offers me Outlook.com (instead of my default choice) so automatically always selects the mail account I do not want! It used to work OK for years until I had a recent SSD failure & hence I need to reset it correctly. Your help page doesn't seem to tell me how to select the specific mail account I want (i.e. when you have more than one)? Please therefore tell me how to do that & also change your help notes accordingly.

Asked by Greystones 1 hour ago

Firefox Keeps Wanting to Update

My Firefox is v102, 64-bit, on W10 Enterprise. ESR channel. It keeps telling me I need to update. Under HELP, it fails to download whatever it is trying to update. Even t… (read more)

My Firefox is v102, 64-bit, on W10 Enterprise. ESR channel. It keeps telling me I need to update.

Under HELP, it fails to download whatever it is trying to update. Even though I got v102, I tried the online installer (mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new). Thinking about it now, I did not try an offline installer.

I been searching online and tried this policies.json file (github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#backgroundappupdate) with these entries:

{

 "policies": {
   "AppAutoUpdate": false
 }

} {

 "policies": {
   "BackgroundAppUpdate": false
 }

}

But still not help.

Is there anything else I can try? There seems to be no simple option to click to not check for updates temporarily.

Thank you.

Asked by NotKnowEverything 2 hours ago

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Firefox version 102 removed Edit and Resend Request (Console Tools) - and broke "Resend"

Using Firefox version 102: Open console tools and navigate to Network tab Right click on a POST request "Edit and Resend" is no longer an option? There is still the resen… (read more)

Using Firefox version 102:

Open console tools and navigate to Network tab Right click on a POST request "Edit and Resend" is no longer an option? There is still the resend option Clicking resend allows you to edit the request, but unfortunately the "Content-Length" attribute is not automatically updated like it was with edit and resend, so all requests fail after being edited. This is because the Content-Length header indicates the size of the message body, in bytes, sent to the recipient. When you add or removes bytes in a JSON request for example, it doesn't get updated. The attribute can also not be manually set. How can I use version 102 to edit and resend requests the same way I used to?

Thank you.

Asked by programming_all_night 2 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

Firefox hangs a long time before opening pdf files

Whenever I try to open a pdf file (automatically opened in Acrobat), Firefox hangs a long time, before eventually opening it in Acrobat. When I open the download dialog, … (read more)

Whenever I try to open a pdf file (automatically opened in Acrobat), Firefox hangs a long time, before eventually opening it in Acrobat.

When I open the download dialog, it always shows the file is almost downloaded, but the progress bar always hangs near the end. When I go to the download folder, I always see the pdf I'm trying to open with a filesize of 0kb. This behaviour is the same for large and small files. Eventually (after several minutes), it just opens as it should.

I already tried reinstalling Acrobat.

The behaviour is the same in regular Firefox (102.0 64-bit win7) and Firefox developer (103.0b4 64-bit win7).

It is specifically with pdf files. Other downloaded documents seem to open as it should.

Can someone help me to trace and solve the cause of this issue?

Asked by Jan 3 hours ago

Bookmarks toolbar fields have little dinstinction

Hello, I have many and long lists of bookmarks saved in the "Bookmarks Toolbar". The problem is that when I hover my mouse within the lists and sublists, the new rectangu… (read more)

Hello,

I have many and long lists of bookmarks saved in the "Bookmarks Toolbar". The problem is that when I hover my mouse within the lists and sublists, the new rectangular form of a certain list (within another list) places over the old one in a way that I cannot distinguish the beginning/end of each one.

Can that be fixed or is there another theme that will help me see clearly the boundaries of each bookmark list/sublist?

Thank you!

Asked by nsvalv 3 hours ago

geo.provider.network.url no longer works

Noticed geo.provider.network.url setting in about:config no longer works in firefox 102.0 ubuntu. I use it consistently so it was easy to notice that it no longer had any… (read more)

Noticed geo.provider.network.url setting in about:config no longer works in firefox 102.0 ubuntu. I use it consistently so it was easy to notice that it no longer had any effect after updating.

tested both on https://maps.google.com and https://browserleaks.com/geo

Is it possible to revert to an older version without losing my data?

Asked by tel2 3 hours ago

Firefox 102 cannot open url in address bar, only searches

Starting today, with firefox 102 (on Ubuntu 20.04), I cannot open a url using the address bar. If I enter a url and then hit Enter, it brings up my selected search engine… (read more)

Starting today, with firefox 102 (on Ubuntu 20.04), I cannot open a url using the address bar. If I enter a url and then hit Enter, it brings up my selected search engine looking for that url, not opening the url itself. This has not happened before today. Is there a way to use the address bar only for opening addresses, and use the search bar for searching?

Asked by doctordruidphd 8 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 hours ago

Unable to load firefox after updating to 102

User unable to launch Firefox browser, will just have an cursor loading and no response after that. The issue might be cause by the DLL QIPCAP64.dll from Forcepoint inter… (read more)

User unable to launch Firefox browser, will just have an cursor loading and no response after that. The issue might be cause by the DLL QIPCAP64.dll from Forcepoint interfering with Mozilla Firefox . This issue occur after firefox auto push to version 102, which is release on 28 june 2022.

Asked by bruno0423 9 hours ago

Suppress third-party rejection warning

I have set my privacy settings to block all third-party cookies, but it makes wading through the console annoying when working with my userscripts. Not only do I not care… (read more)

I have set my privacy settings to block all third-party cookies, but it makes wading through the console annoying when working with my userscripts.

Not only do I not care as practically every site complains about it, but the warning isn't even useful in understanding what has been blocked most of the time. I just end up with a console filled with "Cookie “” has been rejected as third-party." from a bunch of random sources.

Is there some way to suppress these and only these warnings? I want to be able to actually use warnings in my scripts. As of now, I just don't display warnings and use the other logging levels.

Asked by PennyJim 10 hours ago

sync problem for the same account 不同设备的账户同步问题

I used the same account with two computers. I always keep my account in sync. Actually, they do not. My previous notebook has a series of bookmarks, but the bookmarks in … (read more)

I used the same account with two computers. I always keep my account in sync. Actually, they do not. My previous notebook has a series of bookmarks, but the bookmarks in the latter one is exactly different. It seems like two accounts, but I log in with the same account. Miracly, when I log the same account with my phone, the bookmarks in my phone is sync with my previous notebook I don't know how to solve it and appreciate your answer.

我有两台笔记本,登录同一个账户时是不同步的。两个笔记本的书签页完全各顾各,但我登录的是一个账户且一直保持着同步。当我用手机登录同一个账户的时候,手机会有第一个笔记本同步;第二个笔记本就好像完全是新的账户。 我不知道怎么解决这个问题,希望专业的你的回复。

Asked by siffer391 10 hours ago

Last reply by Tan Chee Keong 9 hours ago