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unable to get amazon.com option for search bar

I recently lost my firefox configuration and now see the Amazon.DE search engine rather than Amazon.com. I have no idea why... I followed assorted support guides but ha… (read more)

I recently lost my firefox configuration and now see the Amazon.DE search engine rather than Amazon.com. I have no idea why...

I followed assorted support guides but haven't been able to add the Amazon.com search engine: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-or-remove-search-engine-firefox#w_add-search-engines

1) I clicked the link "find more search engines": https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search-engines/. This took me to a generic list of extensions and didn't find an official amazon search option for the search bar. Those suggested had few downloads and weren't vetted by mozilla

2) I visited Amazon.com and then clicked the magnifying glass with the green plus sign in the search bar. Then tried to add amazon.com as a search engine but got this error:

Firefox could not download the search plugin from: https://d2lo25i6d3q8zm.cloudfront.net/browser-plugins/AmazonSearchSuggestionsOSD.Firefox.xml

Can someone explain how to get this working again; I just want the normal amazon.com search in the search bar

Asked by BJ78 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Youtube video small on the left

I must have pressed a shortcut to make this happen (Firefox zoom is default 100%), video is small and on the left, you can see that the progress bar is the same size as t… (read more)

I must have pressed a shortcut to make this happen (Firefox zoom is default 100%), video is small and on the left, you can see that the progress bar is the same size as the video.


Thanks in advance :)

Asked by Cynical Possum 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Videos Not Playing Since Update Firefox Release 122.0.1

Since the new update for some reason, videos on some websites are no longer loading as they used to. The big sites like YouTube and Netflix are fine though others are giv… (read more)

Since the new update for some reason, videos on some websites are no longer loading as they used to. The big sites like YouTube and Netflix are fine though others are giving error codes.

(Error Code: 102630) is a common one, even after going through the guides online to get it working nothing works.

The other thing I've noticed is: Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG This also comes up on some web players. Same again, nothing works trying to fix it.

Something changed during update 122.0.1 ?? Any Help or Ideas would be great. :)

Asked by Fox1001 4 days ago

Last reply by Balázs Meskó 2 days ago

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to secure.ssa.gov. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR Error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

HTTPS://SECURE.SSA.GOV open okay but when go to next page to SIGN-IN, Firefox is blocking it as following/below. What the heck is going on blocking SSA Sign-In after mai… (read more)

HTTPS://SECURE.SSA.GOV open okay but when go to next page to SIGN-IN, Firefox is blocking it as following/below. What the heck is going on blocking SSA Sign-In after main Website is already open ?!?!?!?!?!

"Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to secure.ssa.gov. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

Error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more… "

Asked by TRUSTinWWJD 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Unable to log in to Fidelity account

Yesterday morning everything was fine. I attempted to check something last night on my Fidelity account, and got the following message: "Sorry, we can't complete this a… (read more)

Yesterday morning everything was fine. I attempted to check something last night on my Fidelity account, and got the following message: "Sorry, we can't complete this action right now. Please try again." Same this morning. Fidelity could not figure it out, and is sending me to you for assistance.

FYI: I am able to connect to all other accounts I attempted: NY Times, Chase bank, etc. Also, when I tried to log in to Fidelity via Microsoft Edge, I was able to get in. (NOTE: I DO NOT wish to use Edge or any other browser - I prefer Firefox)

Can someone help me?

Asked by jf360cpw 9 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 9 hours ago

When I play a YouTube video on a web page, the playback box has a big white colour.

I'm not very good at English, so I use a translator. After updating to the latest version of Firefox, the problem I'm having is that when I play a YouTube video on the we… (read more)

I'm not very good at English, so I use a translator. After updating to the latest version of Firefox, the problem I'm having is that when I play a YouTube video on the web side, the playback box will have a large white colour, as shown in the red box below. I would like to know what is causing this, my current version is 123.0

Asked by feifang feng 21 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 14 hours ago

Firefox randomly stops loading pages, continues when another browser is loaded.

First of all, an important thing to note is that this is happening on only my school laptop, and not my pc. This problem occurs on all school laptops that have Firefox in… (read more)

First of all, an important thing to note is that this is happening on only my school laptop, and not my pc. This problem occurs on all school laptops that have Firefox installed. The reason I, and some others want to use Firefox is simply to get an ad-blocker as extensions are blocked on the default browsers (chrome and edge).

Anyway, the issue is as such: One moment, I will be browsing normally, and then the next, a page will stop loading or refuse to load any new content. It is just like there is no internet going to Firefox, despite the laptop having internet connection as seen in other programs. The way I fix this is by opening edge, waiting for it to start, and then closing edge. Firefox then has internet connectivity again and will work perfectly fine for another few minutes, before having to do it again.

I really have no idea why this is happening, and especially why it is fixed by opening and closing another browser. Obviously this is caused by some administrative program on the computer, but by the way that I can temporarily fix it, I would assume that there is a more permanent solution. The admin programs on the computer are GlobalProtect (VPN), Sophos Endpoint Agent (Security), and Teamviewer (probably not relevant).

As this is for a student, doing something that is against the school rules, it is absolutely necessary that this gets fixed as soon as possible. I simply cannot live with these default browsers with ads. /s

Thanks for the help

Asked by pm2creeper 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

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Firefox crashes while using Windows magnifier

Hello: I must use the magnifier that came with Windows or I cannot read the screen. All was fine until Firefox updated. Now, when I try to use the magnifier, Firefox and… (read more)

Hello:

I must use the magnifier that came with Windows or I cannot read the screen. All was fine until Firefox updated. Now, when I try to use the magnifier, Firefox and all the sites I am using freeze. The entire screen fades out, and an hour glass shows up. But nothing happens after that. I have to go to the task manager and close Firefox, then start it up again.

I checked for Windows updates and everything is current. I am using Windows 10.

How can I fix this?

Asked by Virginia Small 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

Amazon UK keeps appearing and disappearing as a search option

Yesterday, Amazon disappeared from the Firefox search drop down menu and it had disappeared as an option from the list of possible search tools. Later on in the day, it r… (read more)

Yesterday, Amazon disappeared from the Firefox search drop down menu and it had disappeared as an option from the list of possible search tools. Later on in the day, it reappeared. This morning it had disappeared. Amazon is still there, but Firefox seems disinclined to admit that. How can Firefox make Amazon stick?

Asked by cvhorie 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days ago

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Firefox using more and more memory

I am using Firefox 122.0.1, Windows 11 with all latest updates. Recently my HP Laptop has been slow to respond. I rebooted and opened task manager. I started Firefox and … (read more)

I am using Firefox 122.0.1, Windows 11 with all latest updates. Recently my HP Laptop has been slow to respond. I rebooted and opened task manager. I started Firefox and it was using about 1500 MB of memory. I closed some tabs to try to recover some memory. However, Firefox kept taking more, more and more. After 15 minutes, it was at 10,000 MB and climbing, and my system was using 99% of memory. I don't believe Firefox did this in the past and this is clearly not working properly. Any ideas?

Asked by sdodell 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Manage colors setting changes label color in gmail

I have switched from using a dark mode extension to changing the colors in the settings, but it turns out that changing the background color with this function changes al… (read more)

I have switched from using a dark mode extension to changing the colors in the settings, but it turns out that changing the background color with this function changes all the labels in gmail to be the same as the background color. In addition, it has caused a box to appear around the text in that same color. I would like the labels to show up with gmail's assigned color, and no box around the text.

Asked by martienne17 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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'Combine taskbar buttons and hide labels' set to 'Never' not working correctly in Windows 11 in conjunction with Firefox

Hi. When Windows 11 was initially released, certain substantial feature of the Windows taskbar known from before was missing. I'm talking about 'Combine taskbar buttons a… (read more)

Hi. When Windows 11 was initially released, certain substantial feature of the Windows taskbar known from before was missing. I'm talking about 'Combine taskbar buttons and hide labels' and the option to set it to 'Never' (users tend to set it this way to always see the program icon along with it's label, not just the icon). At this moment, the feature has been available in widely released build of Windows 11 for months (Microsoft returned it after rewriting the taskbar code and after many complains), but it is not working correctly in conjunction with Firefox. When I close all windows and tabs of Firefox and restart the browser, only its icon is visible on the taskbar, not the label. Only when I open one more Firefox window, it starts to work as it should. Is it a known issue? Can we expect a fix to be made soon? Thanks.

Asked by andrewz1986 1 week ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 week ago

The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

I get frustrated very easily, so if this issue might be solved by fixing some setting i may have set over the years, please forgive my venting my frustration. I have use… (read more)

I get frustrated very easily, so if this issue might be solved by fixing some setting i may have set over the years, please forgive my venting my frustration.

I have used FireFox ever since it was Firesomethingoranother when it was beta 3. As much as i hate the idea, i am now seriously considering MS Edge.

I am sick of clicking links and having FF tell me it can not be done or simply not connecting/showing, only to open the page in Edge, click on the link and have no problem whatsoever. Happened yesterday on some site, and today, after i signed in at chewy.com, i clicked on "Manage Autoship" to see what items i had on subscription and got:

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

What a load of HS. And once again i opened chewy.com in Edge, signed in, clicked on "Manage Autoship" and was taken directly to the webpage.

"the request for this address in a way that will never complete."??? It sure does complete with Edge. Maybe you should add in "If you are using Firefox."

Yes, i am very frustrated, though i must acknowledge that i have been my worst enemy at times and greatly embarrassed by it.

What can i change to end this behavior in FF, or must i change to Edge to put an end to it?

Asked by bem67 4 months ago

Last reply by bem67 4 months ago

Webpages Failing to Load

Recently, about one out of four webpages that I try to visit seem to fail to load on FireFox. This is FF for Windows, and is the most updated version. This issue even occ… (read more)

Recently, about one out of four webpages that I try to visit seem to fail to load on FireFox. This is FF for Windows, and is the most updated version. This issue even occurred just now when typing in MOZILLA.COM. Everytime one of these pages fails I attempt it with Chrome or Brave, and it works just fine. It does not matter whether they're ventured to through Google links or other links, or whether I type the address in manually. It only happens sometimes, as other times the same page loads just fine.

Asked by cb362271 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago