Problem with syncing and security and cookies, round 2

Hi This problem still occurs, this time it took about 3 days before it reoccurred. I'm having a problem that appears to be linked to syncing. I can clear it with "Refre… (read more)

Hi

This problem still occurs, this time it took about 3 days before it reoccurred. I'm having a problem that appears to be linked to syncing. I can clear it with "Refresh Firefox...", but then it will come back in about 2-3 days. Deleting my profile didn't help. The original problem description can be found at the link: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1355876?utm_campaign=questions-solved&utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email#answer-1459234

Are there logs I can review or collect?

Thanks.

Roe

Asked by roeboat 5 days ago

cannot view MS Outlook emails in Firefox browser, old help information does not work

Firefox is my default browser. My email client is Outlook 2010. If I try and view an email in broswer, it comes up using Intenet Explorer. I have tried looking for an … (read more)

Firefox is my default browser. My email client is Outlook 2010. If I try and view an email in broswer, it comes up using Intenet Explorer. I have tried looking for an .mht reading add-on but nothing seems to exist and existing help info refers to Firefox 58 and doesn't work. Thanks for all help, Jon

Asked by jon69 3 days ago

How do I disable annoying flashing of Firefox icon in taskbar

The Firefox icon will frequently randomly start flashing in my taskbar and will not stop until I click on it. As if this wasn't annoying enough on its own, there isn't ev… (read more)

The Firefox icon will frequently randomly start flashing in my taskbar and will not stop until I click on it. As if this wasn't annoying enough on its own, there isn't even anything that actually needs attention in Firefox when I then open up the program.

I don't really care why it is doing this, I would just like to know whether there is a way to stop this behaviour. No other program is doing this and I find it highly annoying. Is there any about:config value that I can change to stop it?

Asked by datenrosette 20 seconds ago

Bookmark problems

Hi, I have recently bookmarked from chrome successfully, or so I THOUGHT..... but for some reason when I try add a new bookmark to a folder I have used, the bookmark WON'… (read more)

Hi,

I have recently bookmarked from chrome successfully, or so I THOUGHT..... but for some reason when I try add a new bookmark to a folder I have used, the bookmark WON't SEND IT TO THAT FOLDER..... and then for some reason it'll save it when I go into the three bars - Bookmarks - and then appears there instead. I don't understand why the bookmark doesn't save into one of my folders? is there some kind of problem happened when the boomarks migrated from Chrome?

Asked by weavo 3 days ago

Accessing recently visited sites

I always used to be able to quickly access recently-visited sites from a clock icon on the toolbar, but following a refresh I have lost it. How can I get it back? Eric L… (read more)

I always used to be able to quickly access recently-visited sites from a clock icon on the toolbar, but following a refresh I have lost it. How can I get it back?

Eric Lockett

Asked by ericlockett 3 days ago

Prohibited characters error

When I go to www.tractorsupply.com, and click on "My Wallet," I get the error, "Prohibited characters error." The My Wallet is an area reserved for special offers that t… (read more)

When I go to www.tractorsupply.com, and click on "My Wallet," I get the error, "Prohibited characters error." The My Wallet is an area reserved for special offers that the shopper can load to the shopping cart.

Asked by jasper_4_16 5 days ago

Last reply by jasper_4_16 1 day ago

Browser does not work. At all.

Previously to a mac OS upgrade to 11.6.1, the browser worked fine. Now, nothing loads even though all the other browsers work fine. Pages just display "Secure Connection … (read more)

Previously to a mac OS upgrade to 11.6.1, the browser worked fine. Now, nothing loads even though all the other browsers work fine. Pages just display "Secure Connection Failed." I have gone through and executed the adjustments on the "Websites don't load - troubleshoot and fix error messages" page but it still does not work.

Asked by santucci.chris 2 days ago

Last reply by santucci.chris 16 hours ago

Authy Setup After The Fact???

Not totally comfortable with Firefox/Authy yet but need to be - I installed FF on my desktop - I added 5 profiles in addition to default and everything went great - Then … (read more)

Not totally comfortable with Firefox/Authy yet but need to be - I installed FF on my desktop - I added 5 profiles in addition to default and everything went great - Then I loaded FF on my laptop and iPhone and tried to sync and the "Sign in" popup appeared - I added Authy after the fact to get the "The Code" but that failed - Not sure what to do other than walk away from my initial install - I successfully setup a second install via a different email/password - Any thoughts w/b most appreciated, Thanks Dave

Asked by Dave Johnson-AB 2 days ago

cannot disable google document viewer

I cannot disable google document viewer in Google Drive. Every time I go to open a recently downloaded PDFs in Google Drive, it invokes Document Viewer unless I specifica… (read more)

I cannot disable google document viewer in Google Drive. Every time I go to open a recently downloaded PDFs in Google Drive, it invokes Document Viewer unless I specifically right click and tell it to open with Acrobat. I have disabled everything thing I know in both Chrome and Firefox, cleared the caches, rebooted, and the default behavior persists. Worse, the Document Viewer REQUIRES a complicated, infuriating sign in process that has only worked ONCE in dozens of sign in attempts. Please help with this.

Asked by Jay 2 days ago

Last reply by Jay 2 days ago

Long delay until Homepage is opened

There is a large delay between when I open Firefox, and when it finally loads my homepage (Bing.com). To help troubleshoot, I installed Wireshark, and performed a packet… (read more)

There is a large delay between when I open Firefox, and when it finally loads my homepage (Bing.com). To help troubleshoot, I installed Wireshark, and performed a packet capture.

At timestamp 13.547047 seconds, it sends a query for detectportal.firefox.com. At this point we know the browser is open and functioning.

At timestamp 19.768820 it sends a query for www.bing.com. It's taken over 6 seconds, before firefox even tries to load my homepage.

What is it doing for those 6 seconds? How do I get it to load Bing at timestamp 13.547048?

Asked by Brian 2 days ago

browser shuts down

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it … (read more)

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it happens again. Began I think with the last update on a Windows 11 notebook.

Asked by lk3w99 2 days ago

How do I access my account? I used to have one it was a iMac that went dark, so I got a macbook

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I … (read more)

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I just got. I lost the app???? Where and how do I use this site? Can I watch youtube sometime to night or is it gone forever to me??


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) section to Firefox section as you are using macOS.

Asked by thomas_kiechle 5 days ago

Irritation: why can I not open in full scree

Just to serve notice that I will no longer be using Firefox as for some reason it no longer reopens ios full screen. It is hugely inept every time I go to Firefox, which … (read more)

Just to serve notice that I will no longer be using Firefox as for some reason it no longer reopens ios full screen. It is hugely inept every time I go to Firefox, which I like, to have to open in fullscreen. Why have you done this. I will bet I am not the only one frustrated. Also: why not support line. Communities are a gross cop-out and waste my time. I want to speak to the company and expect them to provide me with a service: not amateurs.

Asked by Johnston Lowry 2 days ago

Firefox pinned on taskbar opens new window when clicked if on secondary monitor

Hey guys, this thing is bugging me and I've tried pretty much all about:config settings (+ refreshing firefox profile) I could find here to no avail. FF works fine, actua… (read more)

Hey guys, this thing is bugging me and I've tried pretty much all about:config settings (+ refreshing firefox profile) I could find here to no avail. FF works fine, actually it works great, all links open in tabs, never seen a new window in normal operation except... I have it pinned on taskbar (main, monitor 1, you can't pin on secondary display) and it is all cool. However I have FF on secondary display and clicking on the FF taskbar icon opens a new empty FF window instead of just focusing FF. If FF is in main display, all works. To illustrate:

1. FF set to show on main display, clicking FF icon on the taskbar launches FF if not running or brings FF on top if running. Good

2. FF set to show on secondary display, clicking FF icon on the taskbar (main display) launches FF if not running (and opens it on the secondary display) or launches new empty FF window if FF is already running!. Clicking running FF icon on the secondary taskbar correctly activates FF

This is quite annoying as like 1/3 of the times I intend to bring FF up front I instead open a blank FF window which I need to close and click again on the correct FF icon.

Asked by mailflex 2 days ago

Change browser width with keyboard only

Is it possible to use the keyboard only to adjust the width of the browser window? In other words, is there an alternative to clicking and dragging the mouse to change th… (read more)

Is it possible to use the keyboard only to adjust the width of the browser window? In other words, is there an alternative to clicking and dragging the mouse to change the browser size?

Thanks for your help!

Asked by rebecca28 4 days ago

Last reply by rebecca28 3 days ago

working with Outlook web interface on firefox; constant keyboard glitching while typing a message

Hi, I use the Outlook web interface on firefox. I keep running into a strange bug. I'll start typing an e-mail message, and all of a sudden, my keystrokes are interpreted… (read more)

Hi, I use the Outlook web interface on firefox. I keep running into a strange bug. I'll start typing an e-mail message, and all of a sudden, my keystrokes are interpreted as commands instead of text. For instance, I'll type a word with an "n" in it, like "and", and somehow after I type the "a", the interface starts grabbing keystrokes away from the text field, so when I hit "n", it creates a new message, and the "d" ends up going into the text field of this new message. It's very frustrating, because I can't type more than a couple of sentences before the message and interface get screwed up. I've seen this misbehavior for a while, through several updates of firefox. No other web app behaves this way.

There is a very descriptive thread of the problem: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook_com/forum/all/working-with-outlook-web-interface-on-firefox/4212cac3-4be3-4295-b325-369ea3d46f2a?page=1

This has been happening to me for many months and through many browser updates. I/ going to have to get rid of firefox soon

Asked by cheyannew315 2 days ago

Any way to adjust add-on icon spacing on the toolbar?

I searched extensively for this and could only find answers regarding bookmarks, not add-on icons. Of course I could still be missing it... I am upgrading from Firefox De… (read more)

I searched extensively for this and could only find answers regarding bookmarks, not add-on icons. Of course I could still be missing it...

I am upgrading from Firefox Developer 86 to 101.

The spacing between add-on icons has been increased in Firefox 101, making the URL bar shorter:

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-05-26-17-03-36-e06f37.png

Does anyone know of a userChrome.css script that I can use to decrease the add-on icon spacing in Firefox 101, to make it more like Firefox 86?

Asked by BlohoJo 2 days ago