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Firefox No Internet Access

Was using my browser firefox, watching a yt vid and clicked to watch another vid and it stopped having network access. Confirmed firewall isn't blocking anything (even di… (read more)

Was using my browser firefox, watching a yt vid and clicked to watch another vid and it stopped having network access. Confirmed firewall isn't blocking anything (even disabled it) and no proxy being used. Reinstalled 96.0 (was on like 95.X) no change --- update option in settings has no network access so I just downloaded it on another browser & installed (left the temp files alone) same issue.

This is a software issue with Firefox, not a computer issue. Nothing was updated or change on the computer either and it just stopped working while on youtube. Restarted PC, no change. Disabled a few exts like adblocker & no change.

PC is running macos 11.6, 96.0 firefox.

Thank you for any help.

Asked by velaur 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

STOP forcing browser/plugin/extensions to run: Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and whatever else you are forcing down our throats

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GO… (read more)

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GOOGLE and was more "private," so why are you putting in a Google browser/plugin/extension and forcing it to run on our PC's? I have enough crap on it taking up MEMORY and slowing it down, don't force anything people do NOT want. Just because these might be popular with many does NOT mean everybody wants it. Get rid of Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and WHATEVER else you are forcing us to run on FF.

Does FF have an agreement or partnering with these companies to TRACK US where ever we go on the internet? Looks like it. Per Wikipedia: DuckDuckGo earns revenue by serving ads from the Yahoo-Bing search alliance network and through affiliate relationships with Amazon and eBay. OK, so we have 4 of those And this at https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/best-private-search-engine: DuckDuckGo displays ads for affiliate sites in the right sidebar, which is a little less aggressive than Google which presents ads at the top of search results. It earns additional profits from commissions from sites like Amazon and eBay, so you may want to be wary if those pop up a lot in search results. Also: As DuckDuckGo’s CEO, Gabriel Weinberg, explains in a Quora answer, the search engine does use your IP address to serve local results.

Why is FF pushing these sites when many of us do NOT use them nor want them? Why don't you add them as extensions where you can CHOOSE it if you wish? I found instructions on how to delete them in the FF File Explorer folder because merely deleting them in Settings does NOT remove them permanently as FF has them "hidden," however, they just come back and it messed up other add-ons. ALSO, these add-on's you are forcing on us is TAKING SPACE on my PC and I resent that.

I do NOT want to HIDE THEM, I want them REMOVED PERMANENTLY.

Asked by jj 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

Wikipedia won't open: "Problem loading page".

Have downloaded the latest version and have cleared the cache. Still the problem persists, which by the way just suddenly started two days ago. Don't have a problem with … (read more)

Have downloaded the latest version and have cleared the cache. Still the problem persists, which by the way just suddenly started two days ago. Don't have a problem with other sites. (Same problem with Chrome.)

Asked by chalmerslorna 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Firefox Requiring Refresh

Firefox now requires a refresh to use every time it's opened. If I don't it keeps displaying that every page I attempt to go to has an expired https. It requests that I c… (read more)

Firefox now requires a refresh to use every time it's opened. If I don't it keeps displaying that every page I attempt to go to has an expired https. It requests that I contact the owner to notify them of the problem and to try again. It does not connect to any webpage without a refresh. I've attempted troubleshooting mode and without a refresh, it still does not work. The refresh only lasts for about 10-15 minutes before another is required. All extensions are removed and even just attempting to go to google.com results in the same problem.

Asked by LupisLupine 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox Unable to play Prime Videos & Netflix Videos

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, and it's unable to play videos on Amazon.com & Netflix.com. Neither did the one before 96.0. I first saw this on Netflix.com an… (read more)

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, and it's unable to play videos on Amazon.com & Netflix.com. Neither did the one before 96.0. I first saw this on Netflix.com and when the tech started asking questions about my operating system, I knew they had pulled a fast one. Now Amazon.com has done the same thing with Firefox. This browser should be hiding the underlying operating system, because it's not necessary. I can use both websites with Chrome and have no issue. The same version of Firefox is on my laptop, but it has no problems because that thing is on Windows 10.

I won't bother with all the nonsense written about troubleshooting, because this is strictly the functionality of those websites peeking under the browser to check the O.S. Firefox needs to fix this hole immediately! You're messing with my money now. Monopolies shouldn't be able to control our hardware like this; they're not paying for any of it.

Oh, my TV is having a problem with the apps, so I was forced to watch videos with my computer instead. My laptop screen is too small and can't have my booming speakers connected to it. My desktop monitor is 34".

Asked by King Ray 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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send tab to device doesn't work

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i kee… (read more)

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i keep the page open on desktop i can find it in the Library on iPhone. but that's kinda long-winded when it should be much easier.

Asked by Billy 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Using update 69.0.2, where did my bookmarks go?

The backup files don't even exist. The html file is gone from the HD of the computer. Launched firefox the other day and the bookmarks were just gone. Everything was rese… (read more)

The backup files don't even exist. The html file is gone from the HD of the computer. Launched firefox the other day and the bookmarks were just gone. Everything was reset-homepage, add ons, etc. I have tried all of the recommended fixes listed in the lost bookmarks questions and none solve my issues.

Asked by nerissa.borgen 2 years ago

Last reply by bcparadine 1 year ago

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add self-signed certificate to trusted certificates

There is a site which uses self-signed certificate which i have to visit everyday but since the certificate it uses is untrusted i am unable to connect to it without expe… (read more)

There is a site which uses self-signed certificate which i have to visit everyday but since the certificate it uses is untrusted i am unable to connect to it without experiencing some difficulties. How can i get rid of the untrusted certificate error

Asked by andrey.a23 2 years ago

Last reply by smarty 1 year ago

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Desktop firefox shows mobile view of google and asana (+others) when browsing, but shows desktop view on private browsing.

Hi all, I am experiencing an issue where some site (such as google and asana) think I am on my phone. Other sites do not do this, but several that i use regularly do. I t… (read more)

Hi all, I am experiencing an issue where some site (such as google and asana) think I am on my phone. Other sites do not do this, but several that i use regularly do. I tried troubleshooting, and i noticed that when i use a private browser, google and asana look good on desktop, so that is why i think this is a firefox issue. Ive tried searching google and the knowledge base but all the searches think I WANT to view the mobile view on desktop (to check responsive design most likely), but I actually want to STOP seeing the mobile view on desktop.

NOTE - this seemed to happen right after I selected an ad to be hidden using the AdBlock extension on an article i was reading. i dont know if this is relevant or not, but i deleted the app anyway. This did not fix the issue though.

Anyone seen this issue before?

Asked by caulds989 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Page is reverted to start page a few seconds after I start Firefox

After starting Firefox. If I navigate to a page to soon it jumps back to the start page again (about:blank for me). Like it's restaring again somewhat. Just before the pa… (read more)

After starting Firefox. If I navigate to a page to soon it jumps back to the start page again (about:blank for me). Like it's restaring again somewhat. Just before the page is reste there seems like a windows opening in the bottom right but it closes before I manage to see content. Only add-on I have i uBlock Origin. Do you have any idea why this is happening. Is there some log I can look at or enable to see what is really happening? 73.0b7 x64 on Windown 10

Asked by Lars-Erik 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Force firefox to use unicode

I've had a problem on a particular page on my website that has resisted all attempts at analysis and fixing for years: the page renders in Western font in my FF browser (… (read more)

I've had a problem on a particular page on my website that has resisted all attempts at analysis and fixing for years: the page renders in Western font in my FF browser (in all my PCs), whilst in a colleague's browser (from another country) it renders fine in Unicode. It also renders fine in Unicode on my PC when using Chrome, and Edge, and Opera. Only Firefox is a problem.

I would be happy if I could just tell FF to render every single page I ever visit in Unicode by default. But I have go to View > Text Encoding > Unicode every single time I visit this page.

For info, I'll paste everything in the page before the <body> tag:


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en"> <head> <title>xxx</title> <base href="https://www.xxx.com/templates/en/admin/Gross_Profit_Reports.html"></base> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/reset.css?revision=1794" type="text/css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/text.css?revision=1794" type="text/css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css?revision=1794" type="text/css" /> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="https://www.xxx.com/templates/en/images/favicon.gif" /> <script src="../js/jquery-1.9.1.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="../js/jquery.stickytableheaders.min.js"type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script> <script src="../js/sspextras.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script> <script type="text/javascript" src="../js/common.js"></script> <meta charset="utf-8"></head>


Although we use <meta charset="utf-8"> now, we've previously had it as <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">, but that has been similarly unsuccessful.

I'm happy to make changes on the browser side in the webpage, but I really want to solve this. Grateful for any help.

Asked by tsuchan 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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some links lead to a blank page

some links lead to a blank page I have found no specific pattern for this, just happens frequently with firefox. I dont have any add-ons that are cause=ing it either, i'v… (read more)

some links lead to a blank page I have found no specific pattern for this, just happens frequently with firefox. I dont have any add-ons that are cause=ing it either, i've checked.ivealso tried 'forget about this site' and refreshed, and clicking the sheid and choosing enhanced track protection off. any help is appreciated!

Asked by coatli 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How watch Netflix in the new version 69.0 of Firefox?

After installing the new version 69.0 of Firefox for ARM64 (KHADAS) I didn't find anymore the option for enabling DRM in the preferences. How I configure this new Firefox… (read more)

After installing the new version 69.0 of Firefox for ARM64 (KHADAS) I didn't find anymore the option for enabling DRM in the preferences. How I configure this new Firefox for allowing videos with digital rights?

Asked by keglevich 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago