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how to resolve "the connection was reset"error?

I was trying to load facebook.com and this is error it get The connection was reset The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading. The site could … (read more)

I was trying to load facebook.com and this is error it get


The connection was reset

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

any idea how to resolve this?

Asked by firefoxusre 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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On startup Firefox says "couldn't load XPCOM"

My desktop is running Windows 8, which recently crashed. Since then, every time I start up, Firefox 17.1 (which is in the startuo folder) does not load, but brings up an… (read more)

My desktop is running Windows 8, which recently crashed. Since then, every time I start up, Firefox 17.1 (which is in the startuo folder) does not load, but brings up an error window saying (Couldn't load XPCOM). Dismissing the window then allows me to start Firefox myself. I have uninstalled Firefox (but not the personal stuff), downloaded a new copy of Firefox 17.1 and re-installed.... same thing happens.

Just to clarify ..... this only happens once, following the initial boot up of the desktop. I dismiss the error window and all is well after that.

Any bright ideas please?

What is XPCOM referring to? A missing dll file? can I find this file elsewhere and move it to the correct location?

Many regards.

Asked by dinosauregg 7 years ago

Answered by dinosauregg 7 years ago

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How to change firefox system language to English without having to uninstall and download it again

I have the Spanish version and do not function well making any changes in firefox because the browser language is in Spanish. I have found a few answers on the Internet … (read more)

I have the Spanish version and do not function well making any changes in firefox because the browser language is in Spanish. I have found a few answers on the Internet but they do not work for me. If this is not possible, how difficult is it to uninstall and reinstall an English version? I am in Costa Rica.

Asked by ffsuziq 6 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 6 years ago

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Getting "No video with supported format and MIME type found". How do I fix this to play the videos in Firefox 28?

These are the startup videos and other videos you are supposed to be able to view when you first install Firefox. They're not from Youtube or anywhere else. They're comi… (read more)

These are the startup videos and other videos you are supposed to be able to view when you first install Firefox. They're not from Youtube or anywhere else. They're coming from Mozilla's homepage or part of Firefox to help you get up and running when you first install it.

Asked by BoJatey 6 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 6 years ago

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Why isn't Downloadhelper working with Youtube?

I have been using the Downloadhelper add-on for years on my laptop with no problem. I noticed about three days ago it was no longer working with any Youtube videos. The… (read more)

I have been using the Downloadhelper add-on for years on my laptop with no problem. I noticed about three days ago it was no longer working with any Youtube videos. The rotating icon is still working, and when I click on it, it still gives me the file type choices for downloading. However, after I click my choice, the green arrow shows the downloading process, but comes up '0 bytes' for every type of video.

I am not having problems downloading videos from other sites that I've used before, just Youtube.

Also, I am able to use Downloadhelper with Youtube on my other computer without a problem.

Can you please help? Thanks.

Asked by bze2nlz 6 years ago

Answered by kobe 6 years ago

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I want to set each new tab to open in Google which is my homepage, how do I do this?

When I open a new tab I want it to open in my homepage which is google. I cannot seem to change this unlike IE which allows me to change this to what ever settings I choo… (read more)

When I open a new tab I want it to open in my homepage which is google. I cannot seem to change this unlike IE which allows me to change this to what ever settings I choose. How do I set all my tabs to google? Instead of it coming up as blank page (untitled)?

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by TXGuy 9 years ago

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Adobe flash plugin keeps crashing. Please help!

So my adobe flash plugin apparently keeps crashing and this has been going on for awhile now. When I watch videos on youtube, the audio will stutter. Sometimes the video … (read more)

So my adobe flash plugin apparently keeps crashing and this has been going on for awhile now. When I watch videos on youtube, the audio will stutter. Sometimes the video will crash too and whenever I watch a video on teennick.com, the video is constantly freezing and/or crashing. I've tried using the 'safe mode" version of firefox and the problem still happens. This is so frustrating, someone please help.

Asked by Nicole92 6 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 6 years ago

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How can I fix a "Plugin Container for Firefox has stopped working" error?

Windows 7, Firefox 30 After changing how Firefox handled cookies (changed to forbidding 3rd party cookies, asking permission to set cookies), I rebooted my system, and Fi… (read more)

Windows 7, Firefox 30

After changing how Firefox handled cookies (changed to forbidding 3rd party cookies, asking permission to set cookies), I rebooted my system, and Firefox would not start - I got the error message in the question. I uninstalled Firefox, and then re-installed, and Firefox ran fine. After some hours, I closed Firefox and rebooted the system, and again, Firefox hangs upon start, and I get the Plugin Container has stopped working error message.

Since Firefox won't work on my Windows desktop, I'm using my Linux desktop to look here for help. The problem details reported are: Problem signature:

 Problem Event Name:	APPCRASH
 Application Name:	plugin-container.exe
 Application Version:	30.0.0.5269
 Application Timestamp:	53914233
 Fault Module Name:	mozalloc.dll
 Fault Module Version:	30.0.0.5269
 Fault Module Timestamp:	53911393
 Exception Code:	80000003
 Exception Offset:	0000141b
 OS Version:	6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
 Locale ID:	1033
 Additional Information 1:	0a9e
 Additional Information 2:	0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
 Additional Information 3:	0a9e
 Additional Information 4:	0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Danno_MN 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How can I stop Firefox from blocking a Java applet from a site that I trust?

I'm trying to run an application that displays competitors' routes at an orienteering event. My problem is that Firefox blocks the Java applet. I get a window saying "A… (read more)

I'm trying to run an application that displays competitors' routes at an orienteering event. My problem is that Firefox blocks the Java applet. I get a window saying "Application Blocked by Security Settings. Your security settings have blocked an application from running with an insecure or expired jre."

I've tried looking at the Firefox help on "How to enable Java if it's been blocked", but that's no help. It talks about clicking on the red plug-in icon in the address bar, but there isn't a red plug-in icon in the address bar.

The application is from www.epoc.routegadget.co.uk. It worked when I used it last Sunday.

Help, please!

Asked by alastair_m 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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I am receiving a "couldn't load XPCOM" error. I know that I can reinstall Firefox but how do I save my bookmarks?

I am receiving a "couldn't load XPCOM" error. I know that I can reinstall Firefox but when I went to do that it erased all of my bookmarks so I did a system restore. How… (read more)

I am receiving a "couldn't load XPCOM" error. I know that I can reinstall Firefox but when I went to do that it erased all of my bookmarks so I did a system restore. How do I save my bookmarks?

Asked by jrunung 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Download full offline version 54

Where can I get a full download of Firefox version 54? I don't want the latest version and I'd prefer to get it from Mozilla itself to avoid relying on another party. Sin… (read more)

Where can I get a full download of Firefox version 54? I don't want the latest version and I'd prefer to get it from Mozilla itself to avoid relying on another party.

Since the last update of Firefox a lot of my addons don't work anymore. Some of these (security) addons are of greater importance to me than any security issues that a new version of Firefox might fix.

Asked by ciansafbi 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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When I go back to Google search results page, it takes me to a blank Google screen

For example, I click on one link after doing a Google search, then I decide to go back & check one of the other links. When I go back instead of seeing my Google resu… (read more)

For example, I click on one link after doing a Google search, then I decide to go back & check one of the other links. When I go back instead of seeing my Google results screen again, I have a blank Google screen. Then I have to put my search terms in all over again. This does not happen using Internet Explorer. Thanks for any help

Asked by mungo17 6 years ago

Answered by Jeff 6 years ago

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(Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap)

I can no longer access CreditKarma, receive the error message: (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap). Used to work fine, but no longer. Don't know much about compu… (read more)

I can no longer access CreditKarma, receive the error message: (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap). Used to work fine, but no longer. Don't know much about computers but would like to fix this. Any ideas?

Asked by scottv 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox will not open at all, no matter how many times I click it.

Firefox will not open at all. I have tried troubleshooting, I have tried right clicking it and clicking "Run As Administrator", and I have tried uninstalling and reinstal… (read more)

Firefox will not open at all. I have tried troubleshooting, I have tried right clicking it and clicking "Run As Administrator", and I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling it. When i try open it, it does not come up with any error messages or anything. The loading icon appears then disappears, without firefox opening. Nothing I try opens firefox.

Asked by Shellieb 6 years ago

Answered by Shellieb 6 years ago