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I received an "urgent Firefox Patch" notitification: is this legitimate?

Couldn't open original download ("Blocked Publisher" notification). This morning, I received a second notification from a different URL. Smells like a malware scam to me.… (read more)

Couldn't open original download ("Blocked Publisher" notification). This morning, I received a second notification from a different URL. Smells like a malware scam to me.

Asked by JonAase 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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Urgent Fire Fox Update Notice

I keep getting a screen popping up that says "Urgent Firefox Update". My protection software is blocking it, saying it's a Trojan. When I go to Mozilla, it says my Fire… (read more)

I keep getting a screen popping up that says "Urgent Firefox Update". My protection software is blocking it, saying it's a Trojan. When I go to Mozilla, it says my Firefox is up to date. Is there an Urget Update or not?

Asked by kgenung 4 years ago

Answered by Seburo 4 years ago

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captcha doesn't appear at all?

When i go to a website i have previously gone too before without problem the captcha doesn't appear at all anymore. I tried browsing the net for answers but found little … (read more)

When i go to a website i have previously gone too before without problem the captcha doesn't appear at all anymore. I tried browsing the net for answers but found little help. I recently tried going through my browser settings and trying different things and apparently got it to work again after installing the new java but it didn't completely fix the problem. After closing the browser and reopening it, the captcha was no where to be found again? Help please!?

Asked by Dzalarhon 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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A plugin is needed to display this content - Nothing is working to fix this on my PC

Please note the screen capture. The first image shows how this website screen I use all the time appears on Firefox. Then next to that is how it is suppose to appear as i… (read more)

Please note the screen capture.

The first image shows how this website screen I use all the time appears on Firefox. Then next to that is how it is suppose to appear as it appears on IE11. Some kind of plug in is required, but I can't figure out which one is needed to fix this problem.

I've checked Java which is properly installed and flash player is also installed. When I look at this screen through IE11, I see the missing animated image, but when I look at it through firefox, I get a blank area with the message you see displayed saying "A plugi is needed to display this content". This is happening in many other areas as well when I use Firefox. I've tried reinstalling firefox and it still comes up with this issue. I'm frustrated and out of ideas on what to do to get this working correctly.

Please help!

Kevin F. Montague

Asked by Astrokev 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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"Application initialization error" message when trying to install Adobe Flash Player

Running Firefox on Windows 10 on my laptop (I upgraded from WIndows 8.1 a month or two ago), the Flash Player plugin hasn't been working and said it was out of date and t… (read more)

Running Firefox on Windows 10 on my laptop (I upgraded from WIndows 8.1 a month or two ago), the Flash Player plugin hasn't been working and said it was out of date and that the latest version should be installed. When I try to install it I get a message

     Adobe Flash Player
     Application initialization error.

On advice I tried uninstalling the previous version and deleting the downloaded exe file before trying again, but I still get the same error message. I have also tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, and have tried rebooting my laptop between various stages (as suggested in a reply to a similar post), but whatever I try, I still get the same error message.

Asked by MikeJB 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Google Maps comes up black didn't do that before now what?

Trying to get directions via google maps on my PC. The map comes up a solid black. Didn't do that before, but today it has. Did something change while I was asleep? Have … (read more)

Trying to get directions via google maps on my PC. The map comes up a solid black. Didn't do that before, but today it has. Did something change while I was asleep? Have no idea what to do (I'm not a techie). Can anyone help?

Asked by Caphilly 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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How can i launche firefox in Full Screen mode?

I want to use the firefox browser as part of a display solution in our lobby to show animated information including live contents from our website. For this I need to be … (read more)

I want to use the firefox browser as part of a display solution in our lobby to show animated information including live contents from our website. For this I need to be able to launch the Firefox browser in full screen mode when automatically starting the display PC up in the morning. How can I launch the Firefox browser in Full Screen mode, as the display needs to starts unattended.

I tried to close the browser when it is in full screen mode and then hoped the browser would relaunch next time in Full Screen mode as suggested in the Mozilla Firefox forum but this seems no longer to be supported by the latest browser.

Asked by seeems 3 years ago

Answered by ideato 3 years ago

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Firefox hogs too much of my CPU

Hi- I have researched this extensively and have tried ALL the popular suggested tasks online to combat FF's high CPU usage. My FF system eats up 275k-350k of memory even… (read more)

Hi- I have researched this extensively and have tried ALL the popular suggested tasks online to combat FF's high CPU usage. My FF system eats up 275k-350k of memory even while I have tried shutting down most processes and programs and FF add-ons and in Safemode, too. Also uninstalled it twice. Nothing works.

I'm using a: Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit Intel-Core i7-4770k Processor 3.50 GHZ 32 GB RAM. Machine is (clone) only 2 years old.

What are solutions that are not listed on your Help Pages here for this issue as all solutions seem to be more or less the same from everyone here?

Thank you, Steven

PS: I have no desire to use MS I.E. or other browsers. I'm otherwise happy and too rooted down with FF to switch.

Asked by StevenB 4 years ago

Answered by StevenB 4 years ago

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I got a Urgent Firefox update from https://phaitxiaoshoubang.org/8301092144808/e8f07d9270bdade361fab48a9d15e67e.html Should I manually install ?

I did not know source of phaitxiaoshoubang.org I have down loaded the .exe file ,but I am leery of the source … (read more)

I did not know source of phaitxiaoshoubang.org

I have down loaded  the  .exe file ,but I am leery of the source

Asked by genehaber 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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why am i getting a firefox-patch.js from yiomolibertyreserve.org?? is this legit??

got a screen popping up saying there is an urgent firefox update and a button to download now. the patch window opens on top of it... firefox-patch.js which is a javascri… (read more)

got a screen popping up saying there is an urgent firefox update and a button to download now. the patch window opens on top of it... firefox-patch.js which is a javascript file from : https//yiomolibertyreserve.org it asks if i want to save it. https://yiomolibertyreserve.org/7571196957168/a12d822d5bffd48d6ca7139f4bc0ef4c.html (in address bar) is this legit? do i need to save it or what??

Asked by sylentdiva 3 years ago

Answered by John99 3 years ago

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do I need the following plugins?

I have always only had the Shockwave Flash, Adobe Acrobat and Silvelight Plug-In plugins installed on my firefox browser but I just noticed all these extra plugins instal… (read more)

I have always only had the Shockwave Flash, Adobe Acrobat and Silvelight Plug-In plugins installed on my firefox browser but I just noticed all these extra plugins installed on my browser which I did not install and have no idea what they are there for. Could someone please tell me what they are for and if I need them? Thanks a lot.

The following are the Plugins I would like to ask about

Primetime Content Decryption Module provided by Adobe Systems, Incorporated

Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc.

Intel Identity Protection Technology Intel web components for Intel identity Protection Technology

Intel Identity Protection Technology Intel web components updater-installs and updates the Intel web components

OpenH264 Video Codes provided by Cisco Systems, Inc

Asked by D2.5. 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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How can I whitelist sites in Firefox so I can allow ads and read the content?

There are newspaper and magazine sites that block access to their content unless you are able whitelist their site. This allows (or stops blocking) their ads, which in tu… (read more)

There are newspaper and magazine sites that block access to their content unless you are able whitelist their site. This allows (or stops blocking) their ads, which in turn is how they help pay for their sites. I can't find any information on how to do this and can't locate a whitelist in Firefox. Where do I start and what steps are required for creating or adding to a whitelist of websites whose ads are not blocked? Thank you!

Asked by VestaC 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Local .swf files won't open

Using Firefox 47.0 on Windows 10 Hi, I believe since last update, Firefox won't open .swf files stored on the local computer anymore. Whenever I try to open the local .sw… (read more)

Using Firefox 47.0 on Windows 10

Hi,

I believe since last update, Firefox won't open .swf files stored on the local computer anymore. Whenever I try to open the local .swf file, Firefox asks me if I wish to open the file (see attached screenshot), then when I click Open with Firefox and the OK button it just re-prompts me again with the same question (same as screenshot). Because of this behaviour, I tried to manually set the .swf extension in the Firefox settings to always open .swf without asking, but that gives me flashback nightmares from 15 years ago when popup blockers weren't that common: Firefox loops and creates an infinites number of tabs while not actually opening the .swf file. I also tried to see if deleting the mimeTypes.rdf file from the Firefox profiles folder makes any difference but that doesn't help either.

I tried multiple .swf files but Firefox doesn't want to open them. The files itself are not corrupt and work fine in Edge browser. Also, I do have flash installed and flash sites and videos work perfectly fine.

How do I fix this? Thanks in advance.

edit: uploading screenshots to this site doesn't seem to work so I hosted my screenshot on imgur: http://i.imgur.com/rfXhJiL.png

Asked by MM6631764 3 years ago

Answered by MM6631764 3 years ago

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Want to overturn a SSL_ERROR_INTERNAL_ERROR_ALERT error

http://i.imgur.com/pzgtxcr.png Let me be clear, I know this website, I don't give any single fuck about any potential security issue, the website doesn't even have any au… (read more)

http://i.imgur.com/pzgtxcr.png Let me be clear, I know this website, I don't give any single fuck about any potential security issue, the website doesn't even have any auth, I just want to access to it and i don't CARE about security for that. I think a browser should let me overturn security alerts and doesn't have the right to block me from doing something if I really want to.

Thanks

Asked by naenil 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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hOW TO INSTALL "UPLAYER" PLUG IN

I need to install the Uplayer plug in. It Does not show in the list of plugins. I have the uplayer.exe program installed. I am using windows10. I had it installed at on… (read more)

I need to install the Uplayer plug in. It Does not show in the list of plugins. I have the uplayer.exe program installed. I am using windows10.

I had it installed at one time as a plug in but it is gone now.

I would use it in connection with a D-Link monitoring program.

At one time it asked me to allow public networks to access my system. Then it worked.

D-Link techs tell me to activate it in plug-ins but it does not show there.
 

Do you have suggestion? Thanks George

Asked by Sirk 3 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 3 years ago

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Cache will not completely clear. Just discovered Cache2 and doomed folder

I received notice from Firefox about its latest update. After completing the update (47.0), the cache will not clear to '0' as it has done for years. I went to about:cach… (read more)

I received notice from Firefox about its latest update. After completing the update (47.0), the cache will not clear to '0' as it has done for years. I went to about:cache and saw a 'cache2' that will not clear 62kb. I know this is not much, but I do not like the fact that it will no longer completely zero. Then I noticed a folder called 'doomed'.

Can cache2 be disabled? Is there someway to completely clear cache2? Is 'doomed' malware?

Asked by bbrewer 4 years ago

Answered by bbrewer 4 years ago

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Firefox won't open any PDF files

Firefox has been refusing to open any PDF files with the built-in PDF-viewer from my computer for a few days now, and it's pretty annoying / frustrating. It only offers m… (read more)

Firefox has been refusing to open any PDF files with the built-in PDF-viewer from my computer for a few days now, and it's pretty annoying / frustrating. It only offers me to either open or save the file as..., and when I click on opening it, Firefox opens a new blank tab and offers the same thing again, and again, and on and on. :) With online PDF files there's no such problem.

Application settings are set to; Portable Document Format (PDF): Preview in Firefox - PDF file: always ask

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (47.0.1 currently) and Windows 8.1 Pro x64, and no other PDF-viewer application is installed.

Asked by seggbizo 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago