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Facebook page scrolls up and down automatically

Immediately following a Firefox update I began having scrolling problems on my Facebook page. I am able to scroll down normally to a point, and then, all of a sudden, the… (read more)

Immediately following a Firefox update I began having scrolling problems on my Facebook page. I am able to scroll down normally to a point, and then, all of a sudden, the scroll bar will go up and immediately go back down without me touching the mouse. It will continue doing the up and down scrolling indefinitely and at a high rate of speed. I have tried turning off auto scroll and smooth scrolling at the browser, but no luck. I have Windows 8.1. I have never heard of anyone else having this problem so this seemed like my only option.

Asked by PSanders10 1 day ago

Last reply by Mark B 6 hours ago

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Searching does not work in the worst way possible

Ok, so i recently downloaded FireFox, and i used the searchin', only to find out that nothing works... NOT EVEN GOOGLE OR BING WORKS!!! please help me... PD: im find… (read more)

Ok, so i recently downloaded FireFox, and i used the searchin', only to find out that nothing works... NOT EVEN GOOGLE OR BING WORKS!!! please help me...





PD: im finding proof, its too damn slow...

Asked by supersonicr20 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Clearing name from autofill

A friend used my PC and now whenever I have to fill in a form with my details their name always shows up above mine as a possible autofill option. How do I stop this? … (read more)

A friend used my PC and now whenever I have to fill in a form with my details their name always shows up above mine as a possible autofill option. How do I stop this?

Asked by ColinH 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

cant open some website

I need help I cant log into my health plan, I click on log in it brings me to name , pasword etc but nothing happens, the little round thing on the center does not rottat… (read more)

I need help I cant log into my health plan, I click on log in it brings me to name , pasword etc but nothing happens, the little round thing on the center does not rottate. please help i am not computer savvy. Thanks for any help you can give me.

Asked by lorray219 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Have to clear cookies every 5 minutes on one website

So I am working on my own website & a couple days ago I got a requested headers too large error. After looking up what that meant, I cleared my cookies & cache bu… (read more)

So I am working on my own website & a couple days ago I got a requested headers too large error. After looking up what that meant, I cleared my cookies & cache but it didn't work. After looking it up more I renamed (added .old) the coolie file in my profile & I thought maybe it worked for a while but then all of a sudden it came back. Now I keep getting the requested headers too large error like every 5 minutes & have to keep clearing cookies & cache every time, which works for 5-15 minutes & then it happens again. Which is more than extremely frustrating when I'm trying to work on my website! And it's only happening on my site.

So how can I fix this for good? Is the cookie file getting corrupted again? If so, how to I prevent that?

Asked by Monica Walston 1 week ago

Lost ONLY browser connection on wifi source laptop although windows test states it is fine.

2 laptops were syned to your browser , this one is windows 8 and uses a ethernet cable the other one is on wifi and windows 11 which all of a sudden is not responding to … (read more)

2 laptops were syned to your browser , this one is windows 8 and uses a ethernet cable the other one is on wifi and windows 11 which all of a sudden is not responding to load the websites although after running on it prefectly until this morning, the windows troubleshooter shows the wifi signal is connected and fine, please check and advise.

Asked by sbootech 1 week ago

video playback

"Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 101104)" - this error message happens on some sites but not others. I believe there are more than one type of strea… (read more)

"Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 101104)" - this error message happens on some sites but not others. I believe there are more than one type of streaming transmission but do not know how to determine which is failing. For example, the streaming daily report on Democracynow.org fails while the reports on http://www.bbc.com/news/video_and_audio/international does not. This has been a problem for weeks now. I view both of these sites every day but must now use Microsoft Edge (ugh) to view democracynow.org.

Asked by jwbjr253 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Login & Password

Hi Firefox Team, I'm a regular user & used Firefox since long time on my PC & Smartphones i loved this browser. Firefox is my main browser and there are more than… (read more)

Hi Firefox Team,

I'm a regular user & used Firefox since long time on my PC & Smartphones i loved this browser. Firefox is my main browser and there are more than 50 website Login & Passwords saved on my Firefox account. Because i trust Firefox so much. I don't keep passwords anywhere except Firefox & i don't even remember all this logins. Recently i forgot my Firefox password and just reset the password unaware of that is caused delete all my logins. So when i reset i lost all my important logins and password. I don't no why you guys did this and now i lost all my hopes. i cant even log my Facebook, Instagram, twitter and so many important websites i daily using. Please i appreciate if recover my old logins & password to this Firefox account and let me keep using Firefox in future.

Thanks, Kavisha Silva. ([email address])

Asked by KaVisha SilVa 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 3 weeks ago

Error 5000/5001 on iplayer

When I try to play iplayer as of June 2022 it comes up with error 5000/5001. Other tv players are no longer playing either, Channel 4 for some time now. My laptop runs on… (read more)

When I try to play iplayer as of June 2022 it comes up with error 5000/5001. Other tv players are no longer playing either, Channel 4 for some time now. My laptop runs on Windows 8 and I have the latest version of firefox. In plug ins my codec is set on always activate as is Widevine CDM. I tried unchecking 'play DRM controlled content' in settings then checked it again and it has come up with Widevine CDM will be installed shortly, but nothing has happened.

many thanks, frances

Asked by fcorr 4 weeks ago

Last reply by fcorr 3 weeks ago

How to prevent future updates

Is there any clear way to prevent Firefox from automatically downloading and installing updates? I had checked the setting to prevent it being done without my choosing t… (read more)

Is there any clear way to prevent Firefox from automatically downloading and installing updates? I had checked the setting to prevent it being done without my choosing to do so: "Check for updates but let you choose to install them" but Firefox did not comply. What can a user do if Firefox will not comply with its own settings?

In government it's called autocracy, elitism and the only ones who like it are the ones in charge. Is that what's going on with Firefox?

LM

Asked by Txasslm 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Terry 3 weeks ago

media player codec

I have a php file with an html video tag which recently stopped working in Firefox Developer Edition (FDE). It still works in other browsers. In FDE, the volume is perman… (read more)

I have a php file with an html video tag which recently stopped working in Firefox Developer Edition (FDE). It still works in other browsers. In FDE, the volume is permanently muted. I can't find a way to turn mute off. In About:Config under Media: there are messages at

media.decoder-doctor.new-issue-endpoint = https://webcompat.com/issues/new

and

media.decoder-doctor.notifications-allowed = MediaWMFNeeded,MediaWidevineNoWMF,MediaCannotInitializePulseAudio,MediaCannotPlayNoDecoders,MediaUnsupportedLibavcodec,MediaPlatformDecoderNotFound

The partial source code is:

 

Asked by mwilson1 4 weeks ago

Print preview too small with newest few months releases of FF

Somewhere around FF 86, the print preview was broken so one only gets a tiny, unreadable print preview. For a while, print.tab_modal.enabled = classic experience (false… (read more)

Somewhere around FF 86, the print preview was broken so one only gets a tiny, unreadable print preview. For a while, print.tab_modal.enabled = classic experience (false) worked. Sometime in the last few months, that was taken away and no longer works. How now do we get a print preview big enough to see and make our choices about things like scale?

I note that I run Windows 8.1 (up-to-date), Radeon HD graphics, 1280 x 1024 monitor.

Asked by Ellis Eff 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 month ago

Can no longer stop websites from suppresing standard menus

Back in 2019 I learned how to set Firefox so that a website opening a new window would always include standard menus (the website could not suppress them). Now I get wi… (read more)

Back in 2019 I learned how to set Firefox so that a website opening a new window would always include standard menus (the website could not suppress them). Now I get windows without the menus and controls I need.

I used some combination of 

dom.disable_window_open_feature.menubar

   and

dom.event.contextmenu.enabled

These haven't done the job for over a year now.

How do I do this now?

Thanks in advance, Lawrence

p.s. I note that I run Windows 8.1 (up-to-date), but have a Windows 10 I could use if it would work better there (up-to-date).

Asked by Ellis Eff 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

Reader view not working properly on some Web pages - Firefox Versions 95-101 - doesn't return text content

On some Globo pages, the Reader View does not return the text content of a page. It does return content, but I don't know from where. It does not happen on every page, an… (read more)

On some Globo pages, the Reader View does not return the text content of a page. It does return content, but I don't know from where.

It does not happen on every page, and I can't figure out what the difference is between pages that work & pages that don't.

Example: https://gshow.globo.com/novelas/pantanal/noticia/pantanal-zefa-conquista-web-ao-discutir-com-guta-por-causa-de-tadeu-confira-reacoes.ghtml

I'm attaching snippets of what the web page shows and what the Reader View shows.

Asked by RemySecor 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 month ago

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Text can no longer be read after Firefox update - too bright

Hello After the latest Firefox update, 101.0 (64-Bit) for Windows, the text of our website can't be read anymore because it suddenly appears way too bright. It worked sin… (read more)

Hello

After the latest Firefox update, 101.0 (64-Bit) for Windows, the text of our website can't be read anymore because it suddenly appears way too bright.

It worked since years before and still works with other browsers.

Is this a know bug with version 101 and might be fixed? Or is there any other problem?

The website is: link text

Thanks a lot, if someone can help!

Kind regards,

Wolfgang

Asked by public66 1 month ago

Answered by public66 1 month ago