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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 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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embedded content wont load on third party website

There is a site I visit which embeds stock charts from tradingview.com I can view any chart directly at tradingview.com but I can't view them when they are embedded at th… (read more)

There is a site I visit which embeds stock charts from tradingview.com

I can view any chart directly at tradingview.com but I can't view them when they are embedded at this site: https://www.edumomo.com/blog/2020/07/09/stock-market-watchlist-for-09-july-2020/

I've tried in private browsing since that eliminates any possible conflict with extensions but it doesnt work either.

I've updated firefox and it doesnt make a difference.

I don't know what else to do, I'd rather not have to switch browsers.

Asked by robbieb+robsync 1 year ago

Answered by gild 1 year ago

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Loading Google always asks me to agree to terms

Every time I restart my pc and load google it asks me to 'agree' to their terms. It does not remember that I have done this and forgets the options I chose. It is just a… (read more)

Every time I restart my pc and load google it asks me to 'agree' to their terms. It does not remember that I have done this and forgets the options I chose. It is just annoying having to click on it each time. I found an article online but it must have been applicable to an earlier version as when I go to Options > Privacy > History section there is no longer a button on the right "Exceptions..". I am using version 81.0.1 (64 bit). Any help appreciated. Thanks

Asked by ken.smith1 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Getting "Header overflow" instead of the article/webpage link from Wired email

When clicking on an article link in an email from Wired, "Header overflow" is the only thing that is displayed in Firefox. It worked prior to latest upgrade. The link w… (read more)

Asked by dwg7 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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We are sorry, but you do not have access to Google Maps. Please contact your Organization Administrator for access.

I have used/accessed Google Maps for years - so many I can't remember and now today I get this message We are sorry, but you do not have access to Google Maps. Please con… (read more)

I have used/accessed Google Maps for years - so many I can't remember and now today I get this message

We are sorry, but you do not have access to Google Maps. Please contact your Organization Administrator for access.

Is this a FireFox muck up or what?

Asked by Bill 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Youtube CORS error

Hi, I faced the problem with Youtube recommendations on a video page. When I watch a video I can't see recommendations, comments and video title (see the image). In conso… (read more)

Hi, I faced the problem with Youtube recommendations on a video page. When I watch a video I can't see recommendations, comments and video title (see the image). In console i get an error: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/id. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).

I am on arch linux system.

I've tried to: 1. Update all ca-certificate* packages 2. Disable and delete ad-block 3. Use another browser (there is no problem, only in firefox)

This problem is only actual on Youtube for me.

Asked by Yuudai 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 91 Linux - WebGL stopped working

WebGL has stopped working. I think this has happened with Firefox 91. For example, http://webglsamples.org/aquarium/aquarium.html gives the error Status: WebGL creation f… (read more)

WebGL has stopped working. I think this has happened with Firefox 91.

For example, http://webglsamples.org/aquarium/aquarium.html gives the error Status: WebGL creation failed: * tryNativeGL () * Exhausted GL driver options. (FEATURE_FAILURE_WEBGL_EXHAUSTED_DRIVERS)

I'm running Firefox on Debian on ChromeOS.

On about:support, WebGL 1 Driver Renderer: Red Hat -- virgl WebGL 2 Driver Rendered: Red Hat -- virgl

There are no WebGL errors in about:support

I've tried the Troubleshoot Mode but that made no difference.

Asked by Rob 10 months ago

Answered by Rob 9 months ago

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Sharepoint in Microsoft Office 365 will only launch in a private Firefox window

All the other apps in Office 365 work as normal but when I launch Sharepoint in a normal Firefox window I get the following error message: Sorry, something went wrong An… (read more)

All the other apps in Office 365 work as normal but when I launch Sharepoint in a normal Firefox window I get the following error message:

  • Sorry, something went wrong
  • An error has occurred on the server.
  • Technical Details
  • Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation.
  • Correlation ID: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date and Time: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Firefox is up to date (v81.0) and running on a modern up to date Win 10 Pro laptop, I've cleared all my browser history and rebooted but without success. The same web page works without problem in Edge and Chrome but in Firefox it will only work in a private window.

Asked by jamieson62 1 year ago

Answered by jamieson62 1 year ago

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Suddenly FF no longer streams ok.ru videos ... but Chrome still does

have the same addons in Chrome and FF (Kaspersky, adblocker; turned both off in FF to test, NO difference) this just happened, screen says "Video not found" for EVERY ok.… (read more)

have the same addons in Chrome and FF (Kaspersky, adblocker; turned both off in FF to test, NO difference)

this just happened, screen says "Video not found" for EVERY ok.ru vid

just want to stream again (never download, just stream)

this has been working correctly for YEARS till a few hours ago

of course I can watch with Chrome, but prefer to using FF


only a few of DOZENS that suddenly stopped working on FF (still play with Chrome) https://ok.ru/video/3113160935936 https://ok.ru/video/2723130051072 https://ok.ru/video/291281242787 https://ok.ru/video/328756300451 https://ok.ru/video/3717381622272 https://ok.ru/video/3844312730112 page https://ok.ru/video/c3924224 https://ok.ru/video/287260740259 https://ok.ru/video/269560449699

Asked by xlcrlee 1 year ago

Answered by xlcrlee 1 year ago

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Graphics/pictures not displaying

As of a couple days ago, graphics/photos do not show on most pages. I have followed instructions, cleared cache, etc... which helps the first time in, but not retained, … (read more)

As of a couple days ago, graphics/photos do not show on most pages. I have followed instructions, cleared cache, etc... which helps the first time in, but not retained, so need to do this EVERY time. Why?

Asked by bennowak 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Website custom font not rendering all letters correctly in Firefox 75.0

I have a website with custom font that is stored locally on server, and is defined in CSS file: @font-face { font-family: 'quicksandlight'; src: url('/static/fonts… (read more)

I have a website with custom font that is stored locally on server, and is defined in CSS file: @font-face {

   font-family: 'quicksandlight';
   src:  url('/static/fonts/Quicksand-VariableFont_wght.ttf') format('truetype'),
         url('/static/fonts/quicksand-variablefont_wght-webfont.woff2') format('woff2'),
         url('/static/fonts/quicksand-variablefont_wght-webfont.woff') format('woff');
   font-weight: normal;
   font-style: normal;

} Chrome is showing all letters in this font, and Edge and Firefox are showing most letters correct, but not B, D, T, P, R and X. What I know is that this is only happening on words that have "font-weight: bold" or "font_weight: 600", when it's set "font-weight: 400" all letters are renderd correctly. This is bugging me af, and if somebody can help to fix this, without need to change to lower font-weight, I would appreciate it.

Asked by karlo_kelis 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.nextechclassifieds.com because this website requires a … (read more)

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.nextechclassifieds.com because this website requires a secure connection. www.nextechclassifieds.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. www.nextechclassifieds.com uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is not trusted because it is self-signed.
Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT

This is a trusted website, been using it for years without issue. Used it a few hours ago to check my account. Only problem is on my pc, all other devices including people I've asked, do not have this issue. Seems to be a problem with the firefox browser only.

Asked by TundraWolf42 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Can't login to Spectrum.net using Firefox

Spectrum.net has changed their login page as of March 17, 2021. I am unable to login under Firefox and get Spectrum error 'IDID-1060'. I tried Edge and Chrome browsers … (read more)

Spectrum.net has changed their login page as of March 17, 2021. I am unable to login under Firefox and get Spectrum error 'IDID-1060'. I tried Edge and Chrome browsers with no problems. I contacted Spectrum and they say it's a Firefox issue. I've tried removing extensions, clearing caches, starting in Firefox 'safe mode', disable VPN but nothing works! I would prefer NOT to reset Firefox as I don't want to lose my changes. I'm on version Firefox 86.0.1 and Windows 10 20H2. Does anyone else have this problem or can suggest other troubleshooting ideas?

Asked by baumkd 1 year ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

I saw a post on this where they were instructed to go to safe mode and Viola! it works. That is fine, but it does not fix the problem. My Firefox browser opens all links… (read more)

I saw a post on this where they were instructed to go to safe mode and Viola! it works. That is fine, but it does not fix the problem.

My Firefox browser opens all links except what appears to be links from ads or forwarding links from a site to where something is being sold.

Whenever I click on one of these I get the, "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." They open fine on Edge. Is there a setting on Firefox that is blocking these?

Asked by SJMaye 1 year ago

Answered by SJMaye 1 year ago

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I can no longer access a website with Firefox, but I can with other browsers

I occasionally visited this site https://referti-empoli.uslcentro.toscana.it/portalepaziente_user/user-login (it's a site managed by the local health authorities). I am r… (read more)

I occasionally visited this site https://referti-empoli.uslcentro.toscana.it/portalepaziente_user/user-login (it's a site managed by the local health authorities). I am reported that a safe connection cannot be established with the message PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. I am not shown any option to consider this site SAFE (no matter what, it's SAFE and I need to access it occasionally). I also use ESET anti-virus software. I can access through other browser, at least the show me it couldn't be safe but allow me to go on. I don't want to switch browser once in a while to navigate. I want to use Firefox in any case (or switch to another one that allows me to). How can I make it work (apart from deleting cache, temp files and history, which did not work)? Thank you.

Asked by Roberto 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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I can't log into a specific website when using Firefox.

Firefox is my default browser. When I try to log into my account at clickbank.com, all I get is an endlessly spinning wheel icon. (PW and user name are correct.) When … (read more)

Firefox is my default browser. When I try to log into my account at clickbank.com, all I get is an endlessly spinning wheel icon. (PW and user name are correct.) When I use that OTHER browser (AKA Google Chrome), I can quickly sign in.

Any suggestions as to how to get Firefox to talk to ClickBank?

Thanks for any help you can share.

Asked by KathleenMavity 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Google maps suddenly will not allow Firefox to display maps on website

Suddenly on my Wordpress website all the embedded google maps on posts are showing "maps.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedde… (read more)

Suddenly on my Wordpress website all the embedded google maps on posts are showing "maps.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it". They've worked for months. Won't display on Firefox or Firefox Android. I can't even edit the maps in WP (Elementor widget) - shows the same banner.  ?

Asked by overwater 1 year ago

Answered by overwater 1 year 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 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago