Gmail "We've detected a problem with your cookie settings." error on every restart

A couple weeks ago I started getting the "We've detected a problem with your cookie settings." error message for gmail after restarting my computer and opening firefox. I… (read more)

A couple weeks ago I started getting the "We've detected a problem with your cookie settings." error message for gmail after restarting my computer and opening firefox. I can fix the problem and get into gmail by clearing all gmail related cookies, but the same problem occurs next time I restart, which means logging back into all my accounts. How can I stop this from recurring? I have cookies enabled and there's nothing in my settings I can find blocking gmail cookies.

Asked by Kat 13 minutes ago

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Clicking a hyperlink in an Excel 365 worksheet will not open the URL in Firefox

Clicking a hyperlink in an Excel 365 worksheet will not open the URL in Firefox. Using Excel 365, the worksheets contain tables of short interest history collected from … (read more)

Clicking a hyperlink in an Excel 365 worksheet will not open the URL in Firefox.

Using Excel 365, the worksheets contain tables of short interest history collected from a URL that varies only in the portion that is the companies symbol ( i.e. https://www.nasdaq.com/market-activity/stocks/akts/short-interest , where "akts" is the company symbol ). On the worksheet for each company this URL, with the correct symbol for the company has been included in a cell using the hyperlink feature.

In the past, clicking any of the hyperlinks immediately opened my default browser, which is the current version of Firefox, to the web page for the company identified by the symbol in the URL.

That changed after a version update of Firefox a number of months ago. Clicking the hyperlink will most times "freeze" Excel, and if I click anywhere in or on Excel a "not responding" message is thrown, and Excel must be manually closed resulting in a recover event for all workbooks that were open. Sometimes, not always, waiting several minutes, Firefox will open the URL. Not always. I've found that if that occurs, clicking on the same URL hyperlink that finally opened (after having closed it in Firefox) will crash Excel.

The attached image is a view of the "tip" still visible on a black screen after Excel has crashed.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

Asked by c2cpa 6 hours ago

Answered by c2cpa 3 hours ago

Firefox reports a secure connection without existing certificate

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the… (read more)

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the page and select "View Page Info", "Security", "View Certificate", no certificate exists. Only generic info is shown (Servers+Authorities). Also an error is reported in the system log, confirming that no certificate exists: JavaScript error: chrome://browser/content/browser-siteIdentity.js, line 642: TypeError: issuerCert is undefined

Questions:

  • Why does Firefox show the lock icon while no certificate exists?
  • How does Firefox establish a secure connection without having a certificate? (From my understanding a certificate is needed for TLS to work.)

Version used: Firefox 78.12.0esr ('Mozilla/5.0 (X11; FreeBSD amd64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0'), no add-ons or plugins.

Asked by pmc1 1 week ago

Last reply by pmc1 29 minutes ago

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Warnings

I have just installed a new Firefox and now time and again when I try to sign in on a web site I have used for a long time, I just get a WARNING notice. STOP IT! These ar… (read more)

I have just installed a new Firefox and now time and again when I try to sign in on a web site I have used for a long time, I just get a WARNING notice. STOP IT! These are really excessive and irrelevant WARNINGS.

Asked by corc337 4 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Huge Firefox issue. I am significantly scared.

Yesterday I went to my history to locate a prior site I had visited. There was only 1 site in history, which of course surprised me, and it was to CapitalOne.com/link … (read more)

Yesterday I went to my history to locate a prior site I had visited. There was only 1 site in history, which of course surprised me, and it was to CapitalOne.com/link accounts. This is my credit card company. I removed Firefox from my Macbook and then re-downloaded Firefox and installed. Nothing has changed. My settings are correct, meaning that I should be able to have sites visited in history, yet only the one site populates, and I've been to a lot of sites today....the credit card/link accounts site is the only site that is in history. You can imagine how nervous I am right now about doing anything on line. I sure hope that someone will help out here.

Asked by chefjeff 49 minutes ago

Image at top sites

Dear Sirs, I can't get image at website wich URL is: https://iris.mts.rs or https://iris.mts.rs/EPG/jsp/webtv/index.html#home. Please tell me what I have to do in order t… (read more)

Dear Sirs, I can't get image at website wich URL is: https://iris.mts.rs or https://iris.mts.rs/EPG/jsp/webtv/index.html#home. Please tell me what I have to do in order to get image for those URLs? At other browsers like Chrome and Edge the image appear immediately. Best regards, Saša Pravdić

e-mail: apravdic59@gmail.com

Asked by Saša Pravdić 56 minutes ago

Tab Bookmark stopped working completely

My Tab Bookmark stopped working completely. It won't mark anything anymore for months. Is there a way to fix this. I've restarted my computer hundreds of time so it's n… (read more)

My Tab Bookmark stopped working completely. It won't mark anything anymore for months. Is there a way to fix this. I've restarted my computer hundreds of time so it's not that.

Thanks

Asked by patricia_f 1 hour ago

restore data

hello to support team i bought a new laptop and install firefox and connect to my account and sync but my data does not restore! my bookmarks,passwords, extensions and ..… (read more)

hello to support team

i bought a new laptop and install firefox and connect to my account and sync but my data does not restore! my bookmarks,passwords, extensions and ....

what should i do?

please help me i need my data

Asked by mehrdadbcr 1 hour ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 hour ago

Closed captions on HBOMax are appearing 50-60 seconds before the actual audio

When streaming "Cry Macho" on Windows 10, Firefox 92, with closed captions turned on, the captions appear on the screen 50-60 seconds prior to the actual audio. Tried the… (read more)

When streaming "Cry Macho" on Windows 10, Firefox 92, with closed captions turned on, the captions appear on the screen 50-60 seconds prior to the actual audio. Tried the same with Chrome and it worked as it should so I guess it is a Firefox problem. Please advise.

Asked by pbsawin 1 hour ago

Crashing while having a videocall on Facebook

After I answer a call or I call, we both have black screen and nothing is happening. If however a call starts, video and sound stops comming (other person still can see a… (read more)

After I answer a call or I call, we both have black screen and nothing is happening. If however a call starts, video and sound stops comming (other person still can see and hear me, but on my site everything is silent and frozen).

Asked by djankowski03 1 hour ago

Saved login but cannot see it in Privacy & Security

I was trying to re-discover my facebook password. Currently I am automatically logged in on my Firefox browser, and can use my facebook normally. However when I go to Pri… (read more)

I was trying to re-discover my facebook password. Currently I am automatically logged in on my Firefox browser, and can use my facebook normally. However when I go to Privacy & Security > Saved Logins I cannot see it. I can see several other saved logins that all check out, but not my facebook one.

Running Firefox 88.0, on Ubuntu. Any help is much appreciated.

Asked by peterdstav 6 hours ago

Last reply by peterdstav 1 hour ago

Hardware video decoding not working

Hi, Using Firefox 92.0.1. On a AMD 5900x with an Nvidia 3090. Nvidia driver 471.68. Hardware decoding doesn't seem to be working correctly on any website. I noticed this… (read more)

Hi, Using Firefox 92.0.1. On a AMD 5900x with an Nvidia 3090. Nvidia driver 471.68. Hardware decoding doesn't seem to be working correctly on any website. I noticed this as when I adjust video colours and 'edge enhancement' in the Nvidia control panel it has no effect in Firefox but it works in Chrome and Edge. Simply sliding the colour down to black and white for example doesn't work. In task manager GPU video decode is sometimes used, other times no utilisation. Even if it's showing GPU decode being used the colours or Nvidia enhancements do not apply as they do in Edge or Chrome. I tried refreshing Firefox and no change. Is this the intended behaviour or is there a long running bug as a friend also has the same outcome? Thanks

Asked by DT19999 5 hours ago

BigSur and Firefox

Firefox seems to reset to a newly downloaded state without reason. All my bookmarks and custom settings are lost. This has happened several times now and I do not know … (read more)

Firefox seems to reset to a newly downloaded state without reason. All my bookmarks and custom settings are lost. This has happened several times now and I do not know if it is a BigSur issue or a Firefox issue. My Mac was just updated to BigSur and I did not have this problem on Catalina. I am about to give up on Firefox because of this issue.

Asked by bnmcdonnell5789 2 hours ago

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Password question

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017… (read more)

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017, I've NEVER SIGNED OUT. Until I hopefully remember my password, I don't plan too.

Question - If I am signed into my Firefox account, as I have been since 2017, and get to a point (when updating or changing my settings, add-ons, etc) where it asks me to re-enter my Password, is there a set number of password sign in attempts before it locks me out? And, if it locks me out after so many incorrect attempts, does it also sign me out of Firefox as well OR do I stay signed in? Hopefully I explained my question.

I really don't want to lose my data with Password reset, so I'm trying find ways help me recall my correct Password. Thanks for any info. Kurt

Asked by pa28fish 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 22 hours ago

Website won't open

Two Questions: I have been using BookBrush.com on Firefox for a couple of years now, but for the past two days, when I try to open it, either by entering the URL directl… (read more)

Two Questions:

I have been using BookBrush.com on Firefox for a couple of years now, but for the past two days, when I try to open it, either by entering the URL directly or clicking on a bookmark, it does nothing. It won't open at all. I can open it in a different browser, though. Can you tell me what's going on with BookBrush on your browser?

Also, when I try to access the website LuanaEhrlich.com, it doesn't load with all the images. It loads perfectly on another browser. Can you tell me what the issue is?

Thanks so much!

Asked by author3 2 hours ago

Help....Seems I have a quick forms problem. Annoying but now feel it's creating other probs. Wanna dump it, but cannot find it in my apps....HELP. Smiling.Mac 10.3.6, Firefox 92.0.1it

Help....Seems I have a quick forms problem. Annoying but now feel it's creating other probs. Wanna dump it, but cannot find it in my apps....HELP. Smiling.Mac 10.3.6, Fir… (read more)

Help....Seems I have a quick forms problem. Annoying but now feel it's creating other probs. Wanna dump it, but cannot find it in my apps....HELP. Smiling.Mac 10.3.6, Firefox 92.0.1it

Asked by eyesite 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

92.0 Pretty much stopped 90% of my bookmarks

All was fine before I let Firefox install 92.0 64 on my win10 machine. I now get get to hardly any of my bookmarks that all worked before 92.0 was installed. I get thi… (read more)

All was fine before I let Firefox install 92.0 64 on my win10 machine. I now get get to hardly any of my bookmarks that all worked before 92.0 was installed.

I get this message for example

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to flaglerlive.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_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.


        • Well all of my bookmarks work on Chrome and Edge. Its only a FIREFOX problem since the last update, SO HOW do I fix it. ***

Asked by mav 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago