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Cannot login to Apple ID

Hi, I'm trying to access my Apple ID (appleid.apple.com). When I select "Sign In" the page hangs and never displays the fields to enter my user name and password. The mes… (read more)

Hi,

I'm trying to access my Apple ID (appleid.apple.com). When I select "Sign In" the page hangs and never displays the fields to enter my user name and password. The message I get is "This action could not be completed because of an error. Try again or check back later."

Under Settings > General > Network Settings I selected No proxy and I disabled DNS over HTTPS. But neither of these actions made a difference.

Eventually, I had to use Microsoft Edge to access my account.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Asked by dicemandcdc 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Greyed out websites

Some websites load greyed out. I've just bought a Mac Mini running Monterey (12.3.1) and downloaded Firefox, which says it is up to date with version 91.9. Soem websites… (read more)

Some websites load greyed out. I've just bought a Mac Mini running Monterey (12.3.1) and downloaded Firefox, which says it is up to date with version 91.9. Soem websites, when accessed therough Google search, grey out as if wanting me to accept or reject cookies, but no such buttons show. Examples - Search gresham, offered gresham college in dropdown, click onit and it's greyed out and inactive. Example - search canon support, offered Canon Product Support in Google listing, click on this main heading, and webpage comes up greyed out. Both sites work satisfactorily in Safari. (I've resolved my problem with Canon). I'll be glad if you can help - I'd prefer to go back to Firefox by default.

Asked by austinayton 2 days ago

Answered by austinayton 1 day ago

Wrong colors when uploading photo to Facebook (via FB wall)

Hi! I am not sure, if Mozilla is the reason, or Facebook is the reason. But since I can't get any help from FB, I'd like to check also here. At first, I thought that th… (read more)

Hi!

I am not sure, if Mozilla is the reason, or Facebook is the reason. But since I can't get any help from FB, I'd like to check also here.

At first, I thought that the problem is on my side, since I am using ICC profiles and maybe I did something wrong. But It is not the problem on my side. I tried with an original jpg file, directly from my camera.

So, when I upload JPG to the Facebook, color of the image changes. This happens only if I publish it directly to my FB wall. If I go to FB "publishing tools" (on FB pages), everything works normal. If I upload the same photo via for example Chrome or Vivaldi, everything works, even if I upload directly to the FB wall.

So the problem occurs only If I upload from Mozilla (I have latest version 100) to the FB wall. Not via "publishing tools" on FB page. But problem is the same if I publish on my FB business page wall. So I assume that the problem is on FB side, that somehow renders files differently then via their Publishing tools. But I am allowing that Mozilla does something to them via the interface.

There must be some problem with Mozilla too, since all images work OK with Chrome or Vivaldi. So, something in relation of Mozilla - Facebook wall.

Currently I just use Chrome for uploading to FB, but I don't want that.

Not sure what to do now. FB does not reply, maybe Mozilla can help or check? I attached a sample photos, to see difference. Here is my Mozilla gfx.color profile too: https://i.ibb.co/CWRHWnh/6.jpg

Asked by S. 2 days ago

Last reply by S. 1 day ago

Gmail newly unstable under Firefox 100

Since the latest (5 May 2022) update to Firefox (to Firefox 100.0) my Gmail account does not work properly on my desktop running W11. Gmail frequently disconnects for va… (read more)

Since the latest (5 May 2022) update to Firefox (to Firefox 100.0) my Gmail account does not work properly on my desktop running W11. Gmail frequently disconnects for varying periods, then reconnects, only to disconnect again almost immediately. Gmail will not let me open another account from within the current account. This does not happen on my Android phone where Gmail works properly. Neither does it happen when I run Gmail through Edge on my desktop. Hence I presume it results from an interaction between Firefox100.0 and Gmail. My wife has exactly the same problem using her Microsoft Surface Laptop under W10 since this latest update.

Asked by colin.matheson 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox seems to forget download history after a few seconds + Downloads panel does not open

So this issue just started and it's really annoying. In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads Clickin… (read more)

So this issue just started and it's really annoying.

In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads

Clicking the ↓ button should open a panel of recent downloads but nothing appears when I click on it. Furthermore, the "download complete" notification that this panel provides are no longer present.

The animation for the panel still works though.

Is there a solution to this?

Asked by ExileFox 2 days ago

Answered by ExileFox 22 hours ago

firefox and thunderbird takes long time after initial boot up

I have W10 fully updated with plenty of RAM but in the last few weeks, after I boot up in the morning (I shut down every night) it takes a long time (several minutes) fo… (read more)

I have W10 fully updated with plenty of RAM but in the last few weeks, after I boot up in the morning (I shut down every night) it takes a long time (several minutes) for either Firefox or Thunderbird to fully boot up . Firefox opens tomy home page, but does not complete for several minutes so I can go nowhere. If I am patient and wait it is fine the rest of the day..nice and fast. If I shut down and reboot again- very very slow opening of both for the initial time. I have run full virus scans, sfc/scannow, malwarebytes, cleared history and cache and cookies, turned off and on hardware excelerator. Any other suggestions? Word and Excel open quickly as usual.

Asked by oldbob2 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Firefox 100.0 randomly hangs

Firefox 100.0 randomly hangs. Doesn't seem related to particular web site or web page. Is happening with increasing frequency (e.g. every 5 minutes or less). Browser is … (read more)

Firefox 100.0 randomly hangs. Doesn't seem related to particular web site or web page. Is happening with increasing frequency (e.g. every 5 minutes or less).

Browser is completely unresponsive to mouse. Even title bar functions are hung. Must use Task Manager to Firefox end tasks. is happening on multiple independent PCs.

Long time Firefox user (10+ years) about to throw in the towel and go with some other browser unless someone can help with this serious issue. Please help..

Thanks

Asked by nonstopmike 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Firefox Browser

When I open a website, the message "Firefox is already running" comes up every time. Task manager says nothing is currently running. I have to click "close Firefox every … (read more)

When I open a website, the message "Firefox is already running" comes up every time. Task manager says nothing is currently running. I have to click "close Firefox every time I go to a website. Can you help? Thanks Alan Murray

Asked by traderam 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

Access denied to common sites like Lowes and Autozone

Why do I keep getting Access Denied error messages when I try to open common sites like Lowes or Autozone? These sites have always worked with no problem for many years … (read more)

Why do I keep getting Access Denied error messages when I try to open common sites like Lowes or Autozone? These sites have always worked with no problem for many years but now do not open. I have tried deleting all my history but they still don't work. Ready o quit FireFox.

Asked by jrblair54 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Problem with search bars on certain websites

Hi. On dictionary.com when I type in a word in the search bar and press enter, it works fine, but when I am on a definition page on dictionary.com (not the homepage) and … (read more)

Hi. On dictionary.com when I type in a word in the search bar and press enter, it works fine, but when I am on a definition page on dictionary.com (not the homepage) and I type a word in the search bar and press enter, it does not work. The page does not respond.

Also when I am on biblehub.com and I type in a reference (like Genesis 1:1) in the search bar at the top and press enter, I get directed to a blank page: https://biblemenus.com/topmain/send.php?q=undefined

In the search bar at the top of biblehub.com I must click the magnifying glass icon in order for it to work, which is annoying.

Note that a while ago (I don´t know how long ago) these things used to work correctly. I don´t know whether a Firefox update caused the problem or whether it was a change to the coding on the webpages. I am on the latest version of Firefox. Neither of these problems happen on Chrome.

Let me know what can be done to fix it. Thank you.

Asked by jjbradbury 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Can't Open Most Google Sites

Access to Google sites (Gmail, Google Search, Google Calendar) with Firefox (v. 100.0, 64-bit) is very irregular. I can sometimes open the pages, but can't, e.g., edit c… (read more)

Access to Google sites (Gmail, Google Search, Google Calendar) with Firefox (v. 100.0, 64-bit) is very irregular. I can sometimes open the pages, but can't, e.g., edit calendar entries. Often when I click a bookmark (in the Bookmarks Bar), or enter the URL for a Google site, nothing happens. Clicking other bookmarks opens the corresponding pages. Only Google sites seem to be affected. Is FF blocking Google?

Asked by Old Man Crutchfield 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 18 hours ago

Firefox versions above 86.0.1 crash out on Saves and Save As with Windows 8.1

Whenever I try to update to a new version of Firefox from v86.0.1, they frequently crash out while trying to use a Save or Save As command. I have tried with multiple ve… (read more)

Whenever I try to update to a new version of Firefox from v86.0.1, they frequently crash out while trying to use a Save or Save As command. I have tried with multiple versions up to this v100, and they still do it. I have always had to revert back to the v86. I have tried most fixes that are shown on your help site, and in the Firefox settings. I am using the following hardware:

Processor AMD A10-7700K Radeon R7, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G, 3400 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)


AMD R70-370 Direct X 11 12-gigs of RAM 2-gigs of Graphics Card RAM Windows 8.1 version


Thank you very much for your help.

Asked by hulettterry885 3 days ago

Getting PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR very frequently on lots of legitimate sites

I run into this at least once a week, on sites that I know are completely legit, including sites that I recently visited successfully. Once it starts happening for a give… (read more)

I run into this at least once a week, on sites that I know are completely legit, including sites that I recently visited successfully. Once it starts happening for a given site, I can't figure out how to get past it and regain access.

I've asked other folks to visit the same sites at the same time, and they can get through. I've tried accessing them on other devices on the same wifi network, and get through just fine. But I can't get to them any more on my main computer.

I've tried clearing cache and deleting cookies and data, and that hasn't helped.

I'm on Windows 10, and (now) Firefox 100.0. I'm in the UK, using Sky internet -- I don't know if that's relevant, but I didn't notice this problem before I moved here (from the US) last year.

As I said, I can still access the sites on another device (an iPad) on the same wifi, so I don't think it's the firewall in my router.

I don't have any antivirus installed -- just using Microsoft Defender. And I'm not using a VPN or anything like that. My browser privacy setting is "Standard"/

The only extensions I have installed are Facebook Container and LastPass.

What can I do to fix this? It's breaking the internet for me.

Asked by dagimage 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

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PLEASE HELP ASAP - CANNOT CONNECT TO GOOGLE OR GMAIL!!!

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread. What is going on? After doinf a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cann… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread.

What is going on?

After doinf a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cannot access google search engine within firefox, or my gmail email account. I get the error messages attached below. I have spent hours looking on your support pages and tried all ways and NOTHING WORKS!!!!

FIrefox has been my default browser for years but if you cannot fix this very annoying and frustrating bug, I will be forced to your Chrome.

Very unhappy with this

I am using a MacBook Pro and latest version of FIrefox 100.0

PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!!!

Asked by nz.jason.duncan 4 days ago

accessibility.blockautorefresh doesn't help

Any time I visit a google page that has a map anywhere on it the page goes into a continual loop of refreshing until the google security page opens to make sure I am not … (read more)

Any time I visit a google page that has a map anywhere on it the page goes into a continual loop of refreshing until the google security page opens to make sure I am not a robot. When I click the captcha it reloads the page and the loop starts again. So then I entered about:config to turn autorefresh to false but it still does not stop the google page from a continual reload loop. What else can I do?

Asked by RogueSeraph0257 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

I use to love FF

The last bunch of updates FF has only gotten worse. There are so many websites I use to be able to access and now they only function partially or lad weirdly that I am be… (read more)

The last bunch of updates FF has only gotten worse. There are so many websites I use to be able to access and now they only function partially or lad weirdly that I am being forced to another browser. So sad. Why do they mess with something that worked?

Asked by ffuser2021 4 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago