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I have installed Firefox on my macbook pro, and cannot seem to get the icon of firefox to stay on my Dock. Can you help?

This should be a simple process, as I have done it before on other computers - but the icon is only in my dock as a "?", which I click on , and then it opens up to the Fo… (read more)

This should be a simple process, as I have done it before on other computers - but the icon is only in my dock as a "?", which I click on , and then it opens up to the Fox/World icon. As soon as I shut down the computer - the Firefox icon disappears.

Asked by ajsviridoff 6 years ago

Answered by patrickmc 6 years ago

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Red screen locking Firefox saying Firefox_Critical_Error

I am getting a solid red screen with screeching sound saying a web site is trying to do something to my computer and that it's a FIREFOX CRITICAL ERROR and I need to call… (read more)

I am getting a solid red screen with screeching sound saying a web site is trying to do something to my computer and that it's a FIREFOX CRITICAL ERROR and I need to call help desk. The only way I have found to close the window is to open Task Manager and close Firefox. Sometimes after rebooting the page will go away for a period of time but it always comes back. HELP! How do I get rid of this monster? The Windows 10 Virus scanner won't clear it and neither will Malwarebytes malware scanner.

Thank you, Jake

Asked by jakebe2 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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YAHOO MAIL SHOWS TEMPORARY ERROR 14 IN FIREFOX?

Been receiving "Temporary Error 14" for days now??? I followed the "Workaround" by Signing out of Yahoo Mail, clearing cache and cookie, restarting my web browser and si… (read more)

Been receiving "Temporary Error 14" for days now??? I followed the "Workaround" by Signing out of Yahoo Mail, clearing cache and cookie, restarting my web browser and signing back into my Yahoo Mail several times with no success??? Other Family Members are able to log into their Yahoo Mail using the same computer with no problem??? I'm using Firefox 28.0! I'm able to sign-in on a friends computer with chrome???

Asked by TLBRO 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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I can't bypass certificate warnings anymore (HSTS)

In short, I want to be able to bypass certificate warnings. Yes, I've seen this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1169632 "When there is HSTS(HTTPS Strict Tran… (read more)

In short, I want to be able to bypass certificate warnings.

Yes, I've seen this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1169632 "When there is HSTS(HTTPS Strict Transport Security) set on the server, you cannot add a exception"

In less short, my case (because one needs to always justify one's methods), I set up a subdomain on a separate IP/host and I'm trying to test some project for which I use a webpage as a small visible part. However, the domain uses HSTS (HSTS == very nice).

However, I'm just casually testing something using a subdomain (or even a fake domain, or a real domain pointing to a new server being prepared, maybe using /etc/hosts) pointing to an external or internal IP on some old computer on my LAN or even on my own computer. And that's not possible anymore.

People should always have the option to bypass a warning, and I'm all for the warnings. If anything, there shouldn't have been a box with the option "always remember" ticked by default. There are other cases where this can be useful, some we don't even know yet.

Asked by BatManuel 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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A red screen appeared on my Windows desktop home page with a number to call regarding a Trojan threat. Do you ever give a number to call in a case like this?

When I first got on the Firefox browser a full page red screen came up with white letters, telling me I should call a certain number (I didn't write it down - didn't call… (read more)

When I first got on the Firefox browser a full page red screen came up with white letters, telling me I should call a certain number (I didn't write it down - didn't call either). On the main red page it said my passwords may be compromised and I should alert my bank accounts, etc., Other smaller alert boxes came up, but I don't remember what was in them. I eventually cancelled all those alert boxes and logged of. The next time I got on Firefox was fine. Does Firefox give out numbers to call in a case like this? Is my computer infected? Thank you/

Asked by jcharlesb 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes constantly

Continued from this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1002029?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_medium=email&utm_source=notification Firefox cras… (read more)

Continued from this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1002029?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_medium=email&utm_source=notification

Firefox crashes constantly. Tried starting it in safe mode, and then disabling the javascript-line. Helped for a few days, but now the crashes are back

The 10 latest crash reports (all today): bp-9ce11f44-53e5-4e5b-8d24-444a82140530 bp-4f853bef-a467-421f-b200-5aa2e2140530 bp-24843b24-7d08-4ab1-8c13-204082140530 bp-e8274262-219f-4711-8e85-560622140530 bp-2ba874e6-ca77-490e-aa31-39e152140530 bp-21dc620e-59aa-4084-a823-80a9a2140530 bp-a9aebf9c-acf2-47ec-b0d5-449102140530 bp-603cd787-208a-4c23-95b0-db5822140530 bp-ac705fb4-f382-4957-bbe0-141b52140530 bp-677b2c3c-2160-4959-a005-62f6a2140530 bp-a8f5a9c1-6ddc-40d0-b21d-812c42140530

Asked by Andrimner 5 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 5 years ago

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Firefox Dev can’t establish a connection to local server

I'm a web developer that setup a local environment under Linux Mint. For some reason, Firefox Developer Edition (59.0b7 64-bit) cannot access sites on my localhost. The i… (read more)

I'm a web developer that setup a local environment under Linux Mint.

For some reason, Firefox Developer Edition (59.0b7 64-bit) cannot access sites on my localhost. The interesting thing is that Firefox Quantum 58.0.1 (64-bit) is showing these local sites perfectly fine. I've tested other browsers, including Konqueror and Lynx, and these work fine also.

I've setup my environment so that apache2 can serve pages from a 'wildcard' virtual host. Using symlinks, I can link my project files to another directory that functions as the web root. Thus:

/home/me/business/projects/client/index.html => /home/me/business/www/client/index.html

Navigating to http://client.dev brings up the page perfectly in Firefox 58, Konqueror, and Lynx.

However, Firefox Developer Edition, AND Google Chrome, both fail to load the page. The URL changes from http://client.dev to https://client.dev and throws this message:

"Unable to connect

Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at client.dev."

I've played around with the about:config settings for Network.dns.* but nothing seems to help. Also, the apache logs do not produce anything useful.

Your input will be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Alan W 2 years ago

Answered by Alan W 2 years ago

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Can't watch ANY videos in Firefox

I'm running Firefox 59.0.2 64-bit on my PC. I have extensions for AdBlock, Honey, and LastPass. In addition to the two plug-ins provided by Mozilla in this version of F… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 59.0.2 64-bit on my PC. I have extensions for AdBlock, Honey, and LastPass. In addition to the two plug-ins provided by Mozilla in this version of Firefox, I have added Flash Player (re-installed several times).

I can't see ANY videos at all. No YouTube, no types of video at all.

I've refreshed my Firefox totally (and don't want to do that again any time soon!).

I've looked at "solutions" provided online, and nothing has worked.

Will someone give me the exact setup that should allow me to watch videos? Right now, when they come up, I get a spinning circle until finally some type of error message appears. The error message differs depending on where I'm watching the video. For example, If I'm trying to watch a YouTube video, I see the still picture that accompanies the video. When I click on the "play" arrow, I get: "An error occurred. Please try again later. Playback ID: pcGJXEDjuz-BRuBz" If I try to watch something on, say, the Weather Channel site, I first see the still picture. When I click to "play", I see a black screen with a small blue square in the center with the Weather Channel logo.

I did have a big Microsoft update a few nights ago, but I have no idea what changed there.

Bottom line: I have no idea what has happened to my video. What has changed since Firefox 58?

Asked by brorat 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Updated latest platform SE 7 U51 10.51.2.13 bit not able to open certain website.

Hi, I have updated my Java with latest version SE 7 U51 10.51.2.13 bit not able to open certain website. Please let me know now what to do so that I can open the website … (read more)

Hi,

I have updated my Java with latest version SE 7 U51 10.51.2.13 bit not able to open certain website.

Please let me know now what to do so that I can open the website - www.federalbank.com.

Thanks & Regards, Akansha.

Asked by akanshamittal001 6 years ago

Answered by Santhosh_PKD 6 years ago

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x-vlc plugin gives me a plugin is needed to display the content

I am trying to display streaming content from 4 webcams within my local network. This works properly on my Linux Mint box with Firefox 48.0, but does not work on My macbo… (read more)

I am trying to display streaming content from 4 webcams within my local network. This works properly on my Linux Mint box with Firefox 48.0, but does not work on My macbook running OSX El Capitan 10.11.5 on Firefox 50.1.0. Also same problem on my IMac.

The html code is like this...

<object type="application/x-vlc-plugin" data="rtsp://LWK-????:????????@192.168.1.xx:554/img/video.sav" width="500" height="375" id="video1"> <param name="movie" value="rtsp://192.168.1.0/archive/xxxxxxxxxxx"/> <embed type="application/x-vlc-plugin" name="video1" autoplay="no" loop="no" width="500" height="375" target="rtsp://LWK-????:????????@192.168.1.???:554/img/video.sav" />

I downloaded Flip4mac, as was advised on a post I found on stackoveflow, but that made no difference.

How do I know which plugin is needed? Searching on extensions, I see nothing for x-vlc-plugin. Is extension same as plugin? What do I download if not Flip4mac?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks, Joe

Asked by Joe 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Firefox won't open, quit, force quit or finder quit. Help!

I can't open a new window. I can't select preferences. I can't shut it down even when I try to force quit. Going to the finder and shutting down does not work. This p… (read more)

I can't open a new window. I can't select preferences. I can't shut it down even when I try to force quit. Going to the finder and shutting down does not work. This prevents me from shutting down my computer.

Asked by nerakbow 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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I use dualscreens, whenever I choose fullscreen on Youtube/twitch/... it always go fullscreen on my main monito,anyway to make it fullscreen on other instead?

I have 2 monitors:A and B My setup: work on monitor A (primary one), put firefox browser on monitor B. What I need: I need to play fullscreen on twitch.tv/youtube/... on … (read more)

I have 2 monitors:A and B My setup: work on monitor A (primary one), put firefox browser on monitor B. What I need: I need to play fullscreen on twitch.tv/youtube/... on monitor B (it always go fullscreen on A whenever I try, even though I putted firefox on B)

Asked by wiolono 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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plugin check not working

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have … (read more)

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have 2.1.2 installed so the plugin checker is detecting the wrong version. I have had v2.1.2 installed since December 9th 2013 and run the plugin checker on a weekly basis so i'm not sure why it has suddenly decided that this is a vulnerable plugin.

I am running Firefox 26.0 on Windows XP

thanks ...

Asked by richlaughlin 6 years ago

Answered by richlaughlin 6 years ago

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I lost the bookmark star button from next to the address bar.

There is right now literally no obvious way to bookmark a page. This is a serious flaw in the browser. The Forum instructions say to restore it from "Customize." But it'… (read more)

There is right now literally no obvious way to bookmark a page. This is a serious flaw in the browser.

The Forum instructions say to restore it from "Customize." But it's not there, just the bookmark menu button, which does not allow you to bookmark a page. It then says restore defaults. That doesn't restore the star either. Does anyone know how to get it back once it's gone? It should not be so difficult that I can't figure it out.

Asked by Zorro2013 2 years ago

Answered by Zorro2013 2 years ago

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Persistent "Firefox profile cannot be loaded" error after update.

Hi! After update to 56.0, I was getting multiple following messages when starting and/or using Firefox. Eventually, all my bookmarks loaded without problem, but the error… (read more)

Hi!

After update to 56.0, I was getting multiple following messages when starting and/or using Firefox. Eventually, all my bookmarks loaded without problem, but the error windows appeared consistently:


"Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible."


Attempted solutions (with no success):

 - Delete %appdata%/Mozilla/Firefox/profiles.ini file
 - Delete the whole %appdata%/Mozilla/Firefox folder
 - Re-install firefox
 - Delete the %appdata%/Mozilla folder, delete C:\ProgramFiles\Mozilla Firefox folder and re-install
 - Remove old profile and add new one using "firefox.exe -P"
 - Repeat some of the above 5x

Working solution: Reboot

 - I noticed Kaspersky antivirus was demanding restart after its own update.
 - Firefox error said "inacsessible", and antivirus frequently locks out our files during development.
 - Kaspersky forces its plugins into browsers, so I gave restarting it a try.
 - The Firefox works after reboot with no errors even with the original (restored) contents of the %appdata%/Mozilla folder.

Suspected cause of the problem:

 - The Kaspersky automatically installs its extension into browsers (even after manually removing or disabling them). 
 - I suspect that the updates/installs somehow conflicted.

EDIT: Reformatting for better readability. Added missing info into "attempted" solutions.

Asked by akwky 2 years ago

Answered by akwky 2 years ago

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I updated from Windows 8.0 to Windows 8.1 and ever since Firefox has run somewhat strangely. In particular when on sites with a lot of images like Facebook,etc

Hello, I am writing as I am experiencing some issues with my favorite web browser after updating to Windows 8.1. Here are some details. I updated from Windows 8.0 to W… (read more)

Hello, I am writing as I am experiencing some issues with my favorite web browser after updating to Windows 8.1. Here are some details. I updated from Windows 8.0 to Windows 8.1 and ever since Firefox has run somewhat strangely. In particular when on sites with a lot of images like Facebook. It is like there is some kind of Flikr effect between the desktop and the images and between the images and the browser (almost like old 16 bit video games flikering). It is not too bad but it is an issue. I have tried resetting firefox and restarting the computer. I haven't tried a repair, and I haven't done an uninstall yet.

Asked by mozillaUserAU 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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Firefox says click here to update Shockwave, but that says Shockwave is disabled so you can't click that link. Please provide fix.

On the Add-ons Manager page/Plugins entry for Shockwave Flash appears the line "Shockwave Flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated." This is followed by a l… (read more)

On the Add-ons Manager page/Plugins entry for Shockwave Flash appears the line "Shockwave Flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated." This is followed by a link reading "Update Now". When I click this link, Firefox thinks for a while and then brings up a page that says (it's quite long, so this is a summary) Shockwave Flash versions have been disabled, so this page appears when you click on any of its links.

Since "Update Now" doesn't work, please send me an executable file that will fix this. Firefox says it is version 30.0.

Asked by SF11blocked 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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recaptcha not working in firefox on any version new or older tried reinstall loads of times no success

I have no captcha at all in firefox on any version new or old either 32bit or 64bit i am on windows 10x64 and not showing anything but IE and chrome are ok showing it i e… (read more)

I have no captcha at all in firefox on any version new or old either 32bit or 64bit i am on windows 10x64 and not showing anything but IE and chrome are ok showing it i even tried this https://patrickhlauke.github.io/recaptcha/ and nothing i only get Google reCAPTCHA test

Adds the vanilla reCAPTCHA widget, for testing...

and nothing below i have no idea of how to get it working tried all the suggestions about this issue and nothing fixed it

Asked by xapim 2 years ago

Answered by xapim 2 years ago

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inputs not displaying the value they are programmed to display when refreshing site

Programming in PHP. kind of a form (actually it is not a form but it uses form elements - js is used to submit.) When submitting, data is stored in session variable, and … (read more)

Programming in PHP. kind of a form (actually it is not a form but it uses form elements - js is used to submit.) When submitting, data is stored in session variable, and the page is reloaded, same form is shown, with data modified (formattet different). This shows data the way the user typed them - not the way PHP formats them.

Useless.

And yes, I have verified, with a different display section, that PHP is actually doing what it's supposed to - but firefox does not display data in input lines, the way they are programmed - they do not display the programmed value, but the value the user typed last time.

Likewise the web tool, does not show the actual sourcecode, but a modified version of it. Selecting "View Source" does not give the same source as "Inspect element"....

FF 49.0.1

Asked by Birger52 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Bypass on error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" not possible anymore

Since some time I get the error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" on reliable websites. But it is not possible anymore to add an exception as described in https://support.m… (read more)

Since some time I get the error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" on reliable websites. But it is not possible anymore to add an exception as described in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER?as=u&utm_source=inproduct. Is the outdated info??? So, the only way to use these websites is to use another browser. What's going on here?

Asked by armanic 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago