privacy browser being monitored message

When I pull up my settings, it states that my browser is being monitored by my organization. The problem is that my laptop is my private laptop and not connected to any … (read more)

When I pull up my settings, it states that my browser is being monitored by my organization. The problem is that my laptop is my private laptop and not connected to any organization, at least, not with my knowledge. When I click on the link associated with the message, it lists two policy names. One policy value is locked with the word true after it. The other policy value is unlocked with the word false after it. What do I do?

Asked by melchizadek 2 weeks ago

Not showing Bookmark Favikon icon

Hi Team, My Firefox bookmark favicon icon not showing, I formatted my system and installed a fresh Firefox, Please help me with this issue. I tried everything. Please he… (read more)

Hi Team,

My Firefox bookmark favicon icon not showing, I formatted my system and installed a fresh Firefox, Please help me with this issue. I tried everything. Please help me, this is helpful if anyone can me some solution

Anil Nair

Asked by anilnair.ras 2 weeks ago

Search data jump to the URL bar

I enter my search data or search item description into the Firefox window central to the screen, the input word and following description immediately jumps to the URL ba… (read more)

I enter my search data or search item description into the Firefox window central to the screen, the input word and following description immediately jumps to the URL bar. How can I stop this annoying operation

Asked by John McBratney 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 2 weeks ago

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Sync Not working

Sync just does NOT work. I installed FF on my Mac brand new and fresh... brand new machine. Signed into Sync. NOTHING. After 6-7 HOURS... nothing. It just gets NOTHING A… (read more)

Sync just does NOT work. I installed FF on my Mac brand new and fresh... brand new machine. Signed into Sync. NOTHING. After 6-7 HOURS... nothing. It just gets NOTHING AT ALL from my Windows Desktop.

I've signed out of ALL Firefox/Mozilla sync sessions... signed in clean- all browsers are up to date. And the about:sync-log page shows a LONG streak of errors... NON STOP ERRORS.

Why?! Why can't we just sync extensions to install and bookmarks across machines? How is this that hard for Mozilla?!

The sync-log page list: File:error-sync-1714085057059.txt 6 KB 4/25/2024 17:44:17 File:error-sync-1714088658041.txt 18 KB 4/25/2024 18:44:18 File:error-sync-1714189161327.txt 6 KB 4/26/2024 22:39:21 File:error-sync-1714498425099.txt 13 KB 4/30/2024 12:33:45 File:error-sync-1714588968223.txt 10 KB 5/1/2024 13:42:48 File:error-sync-1714589121080.txt 9 KB 5/1/2024 13:45:21 File:error-sync-1714600674960.txt 7 KB 5/1/2024 16:57:55 File:error-sync-1714604277834.txt 24 KB 5/1/2024 17:57:57 File:error-sync-1714838021899.txt 24 KB 5/4/2024 10:53:41 File:error-sync-1714839602488.txt 11 KB 5/4/2024 11:20:02 File:error-sync-1714839613709.txt 10 KB 5/4/2024 11:20:13 File:error-sync-1714844303035.txt 16 KB 5/4/2024 12:38:23 File:error-sync-1714844919123.txt 15 KB 5/4/2024 12:48:39 File:error-sync-1714846872373.txt 17 KB 5/4/2024 13:21:12 File:error-sync-1714846956569.txt 12 KB 5/4/2024 13:22:36 File:error-sync-1714941772713.txt 15 KB 5/5/2024 15:42:52 File:error-sync-1714941774043.txt 14 KB 5/5/2024 15:42:54 File:error-sync-1714941849730.txt 14 KB 5/5/2024 15:44:09 File:error-sync-1714942633097.txt 14 KB 5/5/2024 15:57:13 File:error-sync-1714942674714.txt 48 KB 5/5/2024 15:57:54

Day after day and attempt after attempt of failures for a basic function of the browser.

Here is the text of the latest log and showing constant connection errors- mind you NOTHING is breaking on my internet as I'm often streaming things and watching stuff while surfing, or others in the house are. Our connection, and Firefox getting online, are all working fine. I am at a loss. I don't understand how this is so terribly broken out of the box that you can't just sign in and let it talk to their servers. I know Google has billions behind Chrome, but this shouldn't be so 1990's bad by comparison to Chrome sync.

1714081299909 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1714081300746 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714082945349 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714082945373 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "down". Offline?: false 1714082945373 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1714082945374 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1714085055761 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Woke from sleep. 1714085056643 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714085056786 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "up". Offline?: false 1714085056786 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link looks up. Syncing. 1714085056899 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714085056902 Sync.Service DEBUG User-Agent: Firefox/125.0.2 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) FxSync/1.127.0.20240419144423.desktop 1714085056902 Sync.Service INFO Starting sync at 2024-04-25 17:44:16 in browser session V0xN5aUmAS9A 1714085056902 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1714085056904 Sync.Status INFO Resetting Status. 1714085056904 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => success.status_ok 1714085056904 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsProfileClient: Requested profile 1714085056904 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken enter 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts TRACE getCachedToken returning cached token 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken returning a cached token 1714085056905 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile 1714085056905 Sync.SyncAuthManager INFO Getting sync key 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken enter 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts TRACE getCachedToken returning cached token 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken returning a cached token 1714085056905 Sync.SyncAuthManager INFO Getting a sync token from: https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 1714085056905 Sync.SyncAuthManager DEBUG Getting a token using OAuth 1714085056905 Services.Common.TokenServerClient DEBUG Beginning OAuth token exchange: https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 1714085056906 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 1714085057025 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile failed: 2152398878 - NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST 1714085057025 FirefoxAccounts ERROR Background refresh of profile failed: {"name":"FxAccountsProfileClientError","code":null,"errno":998,"error":"NETWORK_ERROR","message":"[Exception... \"NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST\" nsresult: \"0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)\" location: \"JS frame :: resource://services-common/rest.sys.mjs :: onStopRequest :: line 478\" data: no]"} 1714085057031 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 failed: 2152398878 - NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST 1714085057031 Sync.SyncAuthManager ERROR Non-authentication error in _fetchTokenForUser: TokenServerClientNetworkError({"error":{}})(resource://services-common/tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:28:36) JS Stack trace: TokenServerClientNetworkError@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:51:16 _tokenServerExchangeRequest@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:235:13 1714085057031 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: success.login => error.login.reason.network 1714085057031 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => error.login.failed 1714085057031 Sync.SyncAuthManager ERROR Failed to fetch a token for authentication: TokenServerClientNetworkError({"error":{}})(resource://services-common/tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:28:36) JS Stack trace: TokenServerClientNetworkError@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:51:16 _tokenServerExchangeRequest@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:235:13 1714085057032 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1714085057055 Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/209631697/info/collections failed: [Exception... "The lookup of the hostname failed" nsresult: "0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1714085057056 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.sync: success.sync => error.login.reason.network 1714085057056 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.sync.failed 1714085057056 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered an error: [Exception... "The lookup of the hostname failed" nsresult: "0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1714085057056 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=reschedule) 1714085057057 Sync.Telemetry INFO Early submission of sync telemetry due to changed IDs/NodeType 1714085057059 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling anonymous function: [Exception... "The lookup of the hostname failed" nsresult: "0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available

Asked by Zor 2 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

Login problem

I deleted the old user names and passwords associated with my bank account. Now I can no longer login to my bank acct using Firefox. Only with another browser. I tried t… (read more)

I deleted the old user names and passwords associated with my bank account. Now I can no longer login to my bank acct using Firefox. Only with another browser.

I tried to uninstall then reinstall Firefox but the problem continues. What to do now to login to my bank account?

Asked by chcats 3 weeks ago

Last reply by chcats 3 weeks ago

Extremely High Ram Usage

Hello Support, 5-1-2024 First Time in a decade I've had to contact support. Please TELL me why there are 13 instances of firefox running at the same time. It is take so… (read more)

Hello Support, 5-1-2024 First Time in a decade I've had to contact support. Please TELL me why there are 13 instances of firefox running at the same time. It is take so much memory up and really slowing my machine down on the internet also. Tell me how to fix otherwise I will have to switch to a different web browser. I realy love firefox and have been using since It was released. I really Don't want to switch Browers but this is to much any more. It has become much worse than a Year ago. I do Not have any addons or extension installed now, I don't use them enough to install. Thank you for your help in this BIG HOG memory problem.

Asked by customhitcher 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Recaptcha. Are you goping to let is work again or must I go to Chrome?

I use RECAPTCHA to validate my access to a number of websites. Still works fine if I use Google Chrome. Firefox has shut off access to this App. Why? I have tried using t… (read more)

I use RECAPTCHA to validate my access to a number of websites. Still works fine if I use Google Chrome. Firefox has shut off access to this App. Why? I have tried using the Proxy option, I have tried not using the Proxy Option. Nothing seems to work. Are you planning on addressing this issue or must I go to another browser to do what Firefox USED TO ALLOW ME TO DO?

Was this breakage planned or did you screw up and do inadequate testing?

Asked by Phredd 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

ff pass words gone

hi can anyone tell me how to get my saved passwords back into ff. they got deleted somehow by Clean Disk app instructions ive found on web are for everything except wha… (read more)

hi can anyone tell me how to get my saved passwords back into ff. they got deleted somehow by Clean Disk app

instructions ive found on web are for everything except what i need thanks

Asked by bill 3 weeks ago

Last reply by bill 3 weeks ago

Help search results don't show list by date

Your help utility needs help. -results don't show date, must open each item. Results seem to not be listed in date order. What a mess to sort through. I can't select a de… (read more)

Your help utility needs help. -results don't show date, must open each item. Results seem to not be listed in date order. What a mess to sort through. I can't select a desired date range, or select by release version number. -your search tool isn't very effective, I keep getting unrelated results. I do better by searching google to find the help I want regarding Firefox.

Asked by Davyboy 3 weeks ago

Incorrect business listing on Firefox

Dear All We have recently found out that Firefox doesn't sync with Google My Business listings as when you search for “Saffery Geneva” on Firefox it brings up “Saffery C… (read more)

Dear All

We have recently found out that Firefox doesn't sync with Google My Business listings as when you search for “Saffery Geneva” on Firefox it brings up “Saffery Champness SA”, while on Google it correctly appears as Saffery (Suisse) SA as per attached print screen.

Any idea why Firefox is not syncing with Google with respect to this listing?

Many thanks.

Anna

Asked by anna.kleinman 3 weeks ago

Audio interface input no longer shows in Google Meet.

My primary/default browser is Firefox on Sonoma 14.4.1, and recently I'm unable to use the inputs of my audio interface for google hangouts. The relevant output is correc… (read more)

My primary/default browser is Firefox on Sonoma 14.4.1, and recently I'm unable to use the inputs of my audio interface for google hangouts. The relevant output is correct, and my system audio would be the same.

Asked by Scott Simon 3 weeks ago

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Why did my firefox profile jump from 120MB to 745MB suddenly?

The increase happened here: /storage/permanent/chrome/idb/3870112724rsegmnoittet-es.files/ 79 files taking 590MB created in 3 minutes, out of nowhere. Why were all these… (read more)

The increase happened here: /storage/permanent/chrome/idb/3870112724rsegmnoittet-es.files/

79 files taking 590MB created in 3 minutes, out of nowhere. Why were all these large files created?

Using Linux Mint, Firefox 125.0.2

Asked by Tony 3 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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Mouse-click + modifier key to open a link in private mode?

I'd like to be able to open a link in private mode by holding down some modifier key, then clicking on the link. There are many times that I want to open a link in privat… (read more)

I'd like to be able to open a link in private mode by holding down some modifier key, then clicking on the link. There are many times that I want to open a link in private mode, and a keypress + click would be the quickest way to do it given that one hand typically remains at the keyboard while I use the mouse/trackpad.

I've even added a toolbar button to open a new private browsing window, then dragged and dropped a link onto the button, but that gets a circle with slash icon and nothing more.

Others have asked this question, so, to be clear, none of the following address my question: copying the link then opening the private browsing window & pasting the link, using a customized shortcut/bookmark, opening Firefox in private mode via command line, right-clicking the link then selecting "Open link in new private window".

Thanks for any advice and thank you, Mozilla, for Firefox!

Asked by TAP 3 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

Change of primary email adress

My provider has deleted my email account without prior notification. I have no second email adress registered, and also no access to my old email adress. How can I chang… (read more)

My provider has deleted my email account without prior notification. I have no second email adress registered, and also no access to my old email adress.

How can I change my primary email adress now?

Asked by martin.rusch 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

how to turn of annoying "Update available" reminders?

How do I turn off those annoying "update available" notifications/reminders that keep popping up? I've gone into Settings, and in the Updates section firefox only let's m… (read more)

How do I turn off those annoying "update available" notifications/reminders that keep popping up? I've gone into Settings, and in the Updates section firefox only let's me select auto updates or check for updates. I searched online but couldn't seem to find anything about how to disable the notifications all together with the newer version of FF. It's driving me crazy, thinking of switching browsers because of this. Thanks in advance!

Asked by eli.adelson 3 weeks ago

Last reply by eli.adelson 3 weeks ago

Website loading slow and having breakages.

Hi everyone! Jack here. I am a non-tech person and don't know the technicalities behind this issue. I have a Digital Media Website which loads and works quite fine when … (read more)

Hi everyone!

Jack here. I am a non-tech person and don't know the technicalities behind this issue. I have a Digital Media Website which loads and works quite fine when opened in other browsers but the site is loading very slowly in Mozilla and when it does load it has breakages.

Can anyone please tell me what the issue might be and how to fix it?

Thanks, Jack

Asked by polljack492 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago