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Cant open any google site in Firefox

Hi Since yesterday 2-Feb-21, i cant open any Google sites (Search engine, Photos, Drive, mails etc)! I have no idea how this happened. showing below message once i enter … (read more)

Hi Since yesterday 2-Feb-21, i cant open any Google sites (Search engine, Photos, Drive, mails etc)! I have no idea how this happened. showing below message once i enter Google.com

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.google.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Someone could be trying to impersonate the site and you should not continue.

Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust www.google.com because its certificate issuer is unknown, the certificate is self-signed, or the server is not sending the correct intermediate certificates.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

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Asked by Mamun 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error: ===== Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connecti… (read more)

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error:

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Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to webmail.plus.net. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.
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I have reported the problem to Plusnet but they say 'not our problem'. Their reason being that the problem does not occur using Google Chrome.

Can you help please?

Asked by scm999 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. will be installed shortly" but doesn't install

I am trying to get Netflix to play on my new Macbook Air (M1). Not working. A little sleuthing led me to check about:addons, where I see this message "OpenH264 Video Code… (read more)

I am trying to get Netflix to play on my new Macbook Air (M1). Not working. A little sleuthing led me to check about:addons, where I see this message "OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. will be installed shortly." However, the installation is not happening. Help!

Asked by rachelhartstein 8 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 8 months ago

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"View Image Info" missing

I was recently automatically upgraded to a new version of Firefox (87.0). Now when I right-click on an image "View Image Info" is no longer available. How do I get it bac… (read more)

I was recently automatically upgraded to a new version of Firefox (87.0). Now when I right-click on an image "View Image Info" is no longer available. How do I get it back? I'm a webmaster, and this feature is very important to me. Thanks.

Asked by bhartford 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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IRS DENIES ACCESS TO THEIR REFUND STATUS SITE

Reviewed "Sheribee" earlier issue which apparently involved a VPN. I do not have a VPN but have tried several times in the past week to access IRS refund status site wit… (read more)

Reviewed "Sheribee" earlier issue which apparently involved a VPN. I do not have a VPN but have tried several times in the past week to access IRS refund status site without success. I can get into irs.gov, but am unsuccessful in accessing the refund status site after entering required input data. The issue has occurred only this past week.

I'm unaware of IRS issues causing this problem.

Have not had this issue on any other sites; and I have successful retrieved data in prior years.

I am not saving any sign on protocols with the irs or any other sites.

Running Windows 10. Thanks for any help. BTW I did get refund information using the telephone, but I want to ensure there's not a hidden conflict of some sort with FireFox. Thanks for any help.

Asked by firefoxwag 9 months ago

Answered by firefoxwag 9 months ago

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Netflix no longer supported [SOLVED]

Hi! Netflix used to work great in Firefox on my Mac OS X 10.11.6 macbook. Now I've been getting an error message saying "Looks like your browser is no longer supported" w… (read more)

Hi! Netflix used to work great in Firefox on my Mac OS X 10.11.6 macbook. Now I've been getting an error message saying "Looks like your browser is no longer supported" when trying to play video on Netflix and it won't play. I noticed that it self-updated a couple times over the last few days but these updates did not solve the problem. I'm hoping that this problem can be fixed so that I can keep watching Netflix on Firefox, as I find Chrome and other browsers are very slow and laggy compared to Firefox. Thanks :)

Asked by teagankelk 5 months ago

Answered by Seburo 5 months ago

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Firefox not displaying correctly but Chrome does!

I have attached 2 screenshots of the same website using Firefox and Chrome and the prices do not display on Firefox as you can see. The prices only show on Firefox for th… (read more)

I have attached 2 screenshots of the same website using Firefox and Chrome and the prices do not display on Firefox as you can see.

The prices only show on Firefox for the items at the bottom of the page but Chrome shows all item prices.

I am running Firefox 84.0.1 (64-bit) and the screenshot was takne when I ran it in Safe Mode with add-ons disabled to rule out them.

Any help would be appreciated as I need to use Chrome to see this correctly which means having 2 browsers open and I would rather use only Firefox.

Thanks.

Asked by Hawkeye 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Certificate Issue - Google & Amazon

Hello all, Since this morning I'm having a huge issue in FF: I can not connect connect to many websites such as google, facebook, amazon... SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER It c… (read more)

Hello all,

Since this morning I'm having a huge issue in FF: I can not connect connect to many websites such as google, facebook, amazon...

SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

It comes from a certificate issue emitted by DigiCert, It is the DigiCert Global Root G1A. Yet this certificate does not exist, in DigiCert database. And worse, on their dignostic tool, the websites use the DigiCert Global CA G2 I could not bypass the certificate acceptance because of HSTS protocol. I looked at the clock, no problem. I used chrome, it worked.

I found a way to work around this problem: I went to about:config and put the security.enterprise_roots.enabled on TRUE.

I could connect again to websites.

BUT, not I have an additional issue: I can not log-in in amazon. I can be on the website, but when I try to log-in, nothing happen. No error message. Nothing. Just an infinite search time (the dots in the tab are moving back and forth). It send a request to fls-eu.amazon.com and it never arrives.

I also tried on Chrome, perfect. So this is typically a FF problem. And I'm stuck...

Do you have any fix? (I really do not want to switch to Chrome...)

Asked by trollghal 10 months ago

Answered by trollghal 10 months ago

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aliexpress

again the shopping cart in aliexpress does not work. there are no addons. in pinterest, and after a while, the computer hangs up. опять корзина в алиэкспресс не работает.… (read more)

again the shopping cart in aliexpress does not work. there are no addons. in pinterest, and after a while, the computer hangs up.

опять корзина в алиэкспресс не работает. никаких дополнений нет. в pinterest и вовсе через некоторое время намертво вешает комп.

Asked by yur1x_rc 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Youtube keeps "pausing" the video im playing

Sometimes when watching youtube the video will be paused, once I unpause it it immediately pauses it again, I dont know when and why this happens but it happens. Only ext… (read more)

Sometimes when watching youtube the video will be paused, once I unpause it it immediately pauses it again, I dont know when and why this happens but it happens. Only extensions are honey, ecosia search and stylus

Asked by atiedebee 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Firefox download .csv files as .json

Some time in the last month or so Firefox has started downloading .csv files as .json. I need the files in .csv format so I can work with them in Excel. These are large f… (read more)

Some time in the last month or so Firefox has started downloading .csv files as .json. I need the files in .csv format so I can work with them in Excel. These are large files I don't want to deal with the trouble of converting them every time. I've started using Chrome just so the files download correctly. I can't find any setting to change to make .csv the default again.

Asked by Display Name 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Some websites' fonts are thin and barely readable

Hello, I have had this problem for a while now and I am not sure when it happened but it's been like this for around a year now. Some we websites (NOT ALL) appear to me l… (read more)

Hello, I have had this problem for a while now and I am not sure when it happened but it's been like this for around a year now.

Some we websites (NOT ALL) appear to me like they have a thin, pixelated font and it's hard to read them sometimes. See screenshot.

I have already checked my Windows' ClearType settings and that seems to be fine. Is there another solution to this?

Asked by SharpAmethyst 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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No compatible source was found for this media.

I upgraded SuSE leap 15.1 to 15.2 two days ago and still can't play videos or live streams on most of websites. Works only on youtube and rumble. On twich, netflix,odysee… (read more)

I upgraded SuSE leap 15.1 to 15.2 two days ago and still can't play videos or live streams on most of websites. Works only on youtube and rumble. On twich, netflix,odysee and several others is no go. With other web browsers is just a same, I tried Cromium and Opera I have and love Firefox 78.10.0, ffmpeg is installed , Leap is updated via Yast ... what is that I'm forgetting?

Thanks,

Asked by cmdr.glenel 6 months ago

Answered by cmdr.glenel 6 months ago

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Google Translate web page is not displaying properly.

It's been a while since I last used Firefox, so I'm assuming a compatibility issue with a recent browser update is what's causing the Google Translate site to not load pr… (read more)

It's been a while since I last used Firefox, so I'm assuming a compatibility issue with a recent browser update is what's causing the Google Translate site to not load properly (see attached picture). What can I do to fix it? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Kev 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Google and Youtube suddenly with security issues?

I was googling fine, went to eat, and when I came back this security alert appeared when tried to google something, and it also appears if I try to enter Youtube, like if… (read more)

I was googling fine, went to eat, and when I came back this security alert appeared when tried to google something, and it also appears if I try to enter Youtube, like if Google sites now are a security risk for Firefox?

Edge opens them, Chrome opens them, WTF?? I just went to eat, didn't update nothing, didn't add a cookie, didn't restart the computer, I didn't even close the browser, I JUST WENT TO EAT. This is for those that say "restart", "clean your cookies", "update Firefox", I've already tried the obvious, what the hell happened? Did Firefox get in a fight with Google or what?

Do developers read these topics or we're just "helping each other"? Well, thanks for any info on the matter...

Asked by Magnamuz 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Firefox colours washed-out

I just installed Firefox and found that the browser looks washed out compared to other browsers - Safari, Chromium, Vivaldi, Opera and Brave. The whole things - the brows… (read more)

I just installed Firefox and found that the browser looks washed out compared to other browsers - Safari, Chromium, Vivaldi, Opera and Brave. The whole things - the browser itself and the web content. Here is an example of my Adguard Home page. Firefox on the left, Chromium on the right. Im using an Apple Mac Mini M1 and the Firefox version is 86.0.1 running the ARM 64 (universal) version. Is there anything I can do? I have tried the old trick of diabling hardware acceleration and it makes no difference whatsoever.

Asked by phillip9 8 months ago

Answered by phillip9 8 months ago

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Google Calendar not opening in Firefox

Today, Google Calendar is not opening. I keep Google as a pinned tab set to automatically open when I start Firefox, so always available. But today it did not open. No er… (read more)

Today, Google Calendar is not opening. I keep Google as a pinned tab set to automatically open when I start Firefox, so always available. But today it did not open. No error message, just a blank screen and the blue line moving across the top of the window. The same thing is happening when Zoom webinar registration attempts to save a calendar item to my Google calendar. No error message, just a white screen and blue line moving across the top. I am able to open Google Calendar in Chrome and also can open it in Firefox by opening a new tab and then repinning it. But if I close the browser window and the re-open it (something i have to do every day or two to keep GMail from bogging down - that is another question!) then the saved pinned tab will not reopen again and I have to go through the manual reopening process again. Any clues? Thanks!

Asked by Tom Lent 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Auto Dark Mode feature on websites does not work

Somehow, the prefers-color-scheme: dark media query does not seem to behave correctly in my browser. I am using Firefox 89.0.2 on Windows 10 21H1 and even though I have s… (read more)

Somehow, the prefers-color-scheme: dark media query does not seem to behave correctly in my browser. I am using Firefox 89.0.2 on Windows 10 21H1 and even though I have set the system theme to dark (which Firefox's System Theme adapts to, the browser UI is dark), websites which usually adapt to it (like YouTube when set to follow the device theme) do not do so and are using the light theme regardless. This issue persists even in troubleshooting mode, so it does not seem to be related to any add-on I have installed.

Testing the same websites on Firefox Nightly (91.0a1) and Developer Edition (90.0b12), they behave as expected, adapting to my system's dark theme. The same had been the case when I had been using Firefox 88 (where it did not work as expected), while websites on Nightly and Developer Edition (versions 90 and 89, respectively) did behave as expected.

Is there some fix for this issue, some setting that is supposed to be tweaked, or can a fix be expected in an upcoming release?

Asked by Bonzai Incorporated 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago