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Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop.

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop. I'm not sure if the problem is the program itself or windows or my laptop, but chrome seems to be work… (read more)

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop. I'm not sure if the problem is the program itself or windows or my laptop, but chrome seems to be working fine when I open hotspot, so I thought Firefox has something to do about it?

For more context, I don't have wifi connection in my new apartment, but I do have ethernet cable connection. That's why when I do need wifi for my phone I just open the mobile hotspot in my laptop. When I do, Firefox suddenly crashes/not responding and I have to close it. Same thing happens with discord, but I only lose connection, it doesn't crash. Sure I can use chrome, but all my bookmarks are all in firefox.

This only happened recently, June 2022. I didn't have any problem the month before, I was able to use hotspot while using Firefox at the same time.

Anyone have any idea whats the problem and/or how to fix? Thanks.

Asked by blob 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

Hello Firefox Support, I need help to upgrade the version of the security protocol that enables access to my NAS unit. Now the message; "Secure Connection Failed An error… (read more)

Hello Firefox Support, I need help to upgrade the version of the security protocol that enables access to my NAS unit. Now the message;

"Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.1.201. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol. Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

   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.

This website might not support the TLS 1.2 protocol, which is the minimum version supported by Firefox."

indicates I no longer can access my page until I find the remedy to this issue. Thank you in advance for cooperation and help with is matter.

Asked by donaldrshaffer 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Wiped out all of my personal info

I turned on my computer like any other normal day this morning, except when I launched firefox it was like it was freshly installed, all my passwords, usernames, cookies,… (read more)

I turned on my computer like any other normal day this morning, except when I launched firefox it was like it was freshly installed, all my passwords, usernames, cookies, saved bookmarks, work related history material is all GONE it's like I just installed firefox for the first time. A lot of these passwords I dont know off the top of my head so I'm going to have to ask my business partners for ALL the passwords... Why did firefox do this? What is the problem??

Asked by hugo.tovar.jr 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 13 minutes ago

Methods to copy a single bookmark to multiple Firefox users

Hi, We use a cloud-based ERP system. To access it, we use a bookmark for users to get to the initial login screen in Firefox. There has been a change in the login screen … (read more)

Hi,

We use a cloud-based ERP system. To access it, we use a bookmark for users to get to the initial login screen in Firefox. There has been a change in the login screen that will require us to use a different URL. We have about 75 PCs with many having multiple user profiles for Firefox that need the new URL.

I know how to quickly copy and paste the bookmark by remoting into a PC and then doing a copy/paste from the bookmarks toolbar on my PC to the bookmark toolbar on the remote PC.

I could also create a procedure for users to create their own bookmark but I think some users would find that a challenge.

I'd like to make this process more of a silent install but haven't figured out how to manage it.

We're currently all Windows 10 Pro using Firefox v101.0.1 64-bit.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.

Asked by bhartung 3 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 hours ago

Why doesn't VUDU support Firefox in HDX mode?

I can't stand Microsoft Edge. It's a CPU and memory hog. However, I must resort to using it when I watch a video from VUDU on any of my workstations. According to the fin… (read more)

I can't stand Microsoft Edge. It's a CPU and memory hog. However, I must resort to using it when I watch a video from VUDU on any of my workstations. According to the fine folks at VUDU, Firefox is not supported in HDX or 1080i mode when using the VUDU site. According to the info that shows when you launch VUDU on a Windows device (in this case, Windows 10 or Windows 11) using Firefox, you get a message that the video is only supported in SD or 720 dpi mode. To get anything above SD mode, you have to use Microsoft Edge. Is there a developmental issue preventing such use or is this a limitation forced on Firefox users because Microsoft does want you using anything but Edge?

It's just a bit frustrated to have to use MS Edge instead of my default browser, Firefox. For the record, I just checked to be sure. There's a marked difference in resolution between Firefox and Edge on the same video.

Bob Collins [removed email from public]

Asked by becollins54 9 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 7 hours ago

No stable landing for one website but no problem using Edge

I am using current version of FF on an HP W10 laptop. I use Lastpass as my password manager. Periodically, I need to log into optumrx.com, and I can't remember the last … (read more)

I am using current version of FF on an HP W10 laptop. I use Lastpass as my password manager. Periodically, I need to log into optumrx.com, and I can't remember the last time I had a problem. The past few days, when I use Lastpass or just open optumrx on my own, I am asked to verify a code texted to me cell phone. It recognizes me by name and then proceeds to cycle endlessly through several pages without landing and stopping on that page. I contacted optumrx and they suggested using Edge, which did behave normally.

Asked by David 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 18 hours ago

Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I can't install any add-ons, I always get the Subject, I've reinstalled Firefox, Restarted on troubleshot mode reset Firefox and clear starting cache, problems persist! … (read more)

I can't install any add-ons, I always get the Subject, I've reinstalled Firefox, Restarted on troubleshot mode reset Firefox and clear starting cache, problems persist!

Asked by 2mainkey 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

Firefox refuses to open anything in new tab

I am going to have to leave firefox. It refuses to load pages. No there are no add ons installed. It is a fresh install and still doesn't work. Can't work like this. … (read more)

I am going to have to leave firefox. It refuses to load pages. No there are no add ons installed. It is a fresh install and still doesn't work. Can't work like this.

Asked by Dominick J. Weigel, Jr. 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 18 hours ago

FireFox won't start

My husband, Wayne, a casual computer user, has been having trouble getting into Firefox for some time. He's been getting along on MS Edge since then. He wants to get ba… (read more)

My husband, Wayne, a casual computer user, has been having trouble getting into Firefox for some time. He's been getting along on MS Edge since then. He wants to get back to Firefox for his bookmarks that are there. His problem is that Firefox doesn't start. When he tries to start it, a gray window appears briefly with a rotating blue circle and then disappears in less than a minute. While it's up, Firefox shows up in Task Manager with "not responding" or "suspended" or nothing. I note that the last Firefox update was 6/14/2022 according to the date modified on the file in Crash Reports, InstallTime2022060832. This is about the time he began having problems.

During the brief time it's up, there is no menu button (3 short lines), so Refreshing or Troubleshooting are not options. I believe my only option is to Uninstall (without removing user data) and then reinstall Firefox, ie a "Clean Install". I see an option to Refresh during the Uninstall dialog. Might that work? Barbara

Asked by webutl 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 19 hours ago

Error Message When Attempting To Login To Keeper Password Manager Extension

I receive the following error message when attempting to login to the Keeper Password Manager extension. I have removed and re-added the extension with no change in resu… (read more)

I receive the following error message when attempting to login to the Keeper Password Manager extension. I have removed and re-added the extension with no change in results. I am using Firefox 101.0.1 and the latest version of the extension. Thanks for any assistance.

"A mutation operation was attempted on a database that did not allow mutations."

Asked by chris.bell2 22 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 21 hours ago

HELP!! HELP!

Firefox recently upgraded on my desktop. I ONLY use Firefox - do not want Google, Edge, Etc. I can get into all of my on-line accounts with the exception of my Bank Acc… (read more)

Firefox recently upgraded on my desktop. I ONLY use Firefox - do not want Google, Edge, Etc. I can get into all of my on-line accounts with the exception of my Bank Account. I do not get a message about browser - but if I click SIGN-IN, it just sits there. I called my Bank...told me I have to use Google, Chrome or Edge - DO NOT WANT TO USE ANY OF THOSE. I had no issue signing in until it upgraded. PLEASE tell me how to fix this - I have cleared my Cache and History, etc. Nothing works. Please HELP!!! Do not want to use another browser to access this account - do not feel safe with any of them - why I use Firefox. Thank you.

Asked by Linda 22 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 12 hours ago

How to back up Firefox url suggestion info

I'm not exactly sure what this is called. Maybe it's in the cache, but I don't know. One of the fastest timesavers I have is that I use the Firefox url feature that makes… (read more)

I'm not exactly sure what this is called. Maybe it's in the cache, but I don't know. One of the fastest timesavers I have is that I use the Firefox url feature that makes suggestions as soon as I start typing a url. I pull up dozens, possibly hundreds of articles that I refer to frequently this way, so that I don't have to bother bookmarking them. I don't clear the cache, to keep these references from disappearing. I have to move computers now. My longtime mac is not working well anymore. Is there any way to bring these url suggestions with me when I migrate? Thank you.

Asked by smartelectionsteam 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

downloading files on firefox

How do I tell Firefox what to do when I click on a link to a file (PDF, JPEG, Word, etc.). I want to have the options of either opening the file or saving it to a specif… (read more)

How do I tell Firefox what to do when I click on a link to a file (PDF, JPEG, Word, etc.). I want to have the options of either opening the file or saving it to a specific folder that I choose. I am 87 years old and somewhat computer-savvy, but please give me geezer-friendly instructions, step-by-step and click-by-click. Windows 10 and Firefox 101.

What happens now when I click on such a link is this: My only option is to save it -- and Firefox has chosen (apparently at random) a folder to save it to.

Asked by jhromer1 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 14 hours ago

Lost laptop login

I have two user accounts on my laptop. I recently changed the password for one account and I'm now locked out. All my data is in this account. I don't have any back-up ke… (read more)

I have two user accounts on my laptop. I recently changed the password for one account and I'm now locked out. All my data is in this account. I don't have any back-up keys etc. I have tried changing my Windows password, but this doesn't seem to work. Is there any way of finding my previous password, or re-setting my current one without losing my data?

Asked by jn.barraclough 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago