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How can I get Java to work with Firefox?

I had Java working with a JRE using Java SE7 or SE8. I just let Java install an update; now no valid JRE is installed to let my Java applications using Java to run. H… (read more)

I had Java working with a JRE using Java SE7 or SE8. I just let Java install an update; now no valid JRE is installed to let my Java applications using Java to run. How do get a version of Java that will work with the Firefox browser on Windows 10.

Asked by George Lanphear 1 year ago

Answered by George Lanphear 1 year ago

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How can I fix firefox tabs crashing?

Ever since the end of February Firefox has had a habit of crashing on me at random, usually just a tab or so but there's been times where the whole browser just ups and c… (read more)

Ever since the end of February Firefox has had a habit of crashing on me at random, usually just a tab or so but there's been times where the whole browser just ups and crashes. I am using Firefox 73.0.1 (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Professional computer.

1. This mainly occurs when viewing a video (mostly Youtube), scrolling down on pages, or opening or switching to a new tab.

2. Beforehand if there were issues it would take a few seconds to load the tab, now it just instantly crashes.

3. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing, clearing everything, turning off add-ons, and changing options and nothing has worked. At best, I've stopped it from crashing on launch and disabling add-ons.

4. This issue does not happen on other browsers, nor has my computer shown any unusual behavior.

5. It did not start immediately with the new update, which I got the 20th. It started occurring a week or so after.

Asked by krazykopter96 1 year ago

Answered by krazykopter96 1 year ago

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Firefox keeps dropping my Internet connection?

I've had this problem since Windows 10 updates from November 2019? When I boot up first thing in the morning and open Firefox I am connected to the net with my ISP but Fi… (read more)

I've had this problem since Windows 10 updates from November 2019? When I boot up first thing in the morning and open Firefox I am connected to the net with my ISP but Firefox just hangs and in the bottom left corner says Looking up whatever I've clicked on say Gmail? Nothing happens. If I leave it a while say 2 or 3 minutes I am connected to Gmail and can read my emails. When I click on the link to say Facebook it just hangs again? It may or may not connect. When I open Google Chrome or Microsoft edge I am immediately connected to websites with no problem. I have researched this problem, switched off Microsoft Firewall, and added Firefox to my list in Malwarebytes Premium. It seems to run okay for a few day6s and then the problem returns? Everything okay this morning, all good. Closed Firefox, went had some lunch and when I opened again it refused to connect me to the net, but Google chrome and Edge does? I'm at my wits end now. It's clearly not a internet connection problem else I wouldn't be able to use Chrome or edge? This seems to be something in Firefox that is cutting me off. As I say if I click on a website within a minute or two it will connect me but only that site. Has anyone any idea what might be causing this. All Windows 10 and Malwarebytes software up to date as is Firefox, google chrome and edge. Hope someone can help!

Thanks.

Asked by GerryGee6 1 year ago

Answered by GerryGee6 1 year ago

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Can't import passwords from chrome or edge to firefox. Help?

Tried every solution but import works only for bookmarks, cookies, history and not the passwords. When i try to import, it says successful but nothing happens. Tested in … (read more)

Tried every solution but import works only for bookmarks, cookies, history and not the passwords. When i try to import, it says successful but nothing happens. Tested in both the browsers in their closed state. Earlier also i faced the same problem (i think a year back) which forced me to reject firefox. Please help if u know any solution. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Yashveer Dabas 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Disabling image loading doesn't work

I am following the instructions found on the web: about:config set "permission.default.image" to 2 reload pages or restart FireFox but images loading is not disabled. … (read more)

I am following the instructions found on the web: about:config set "permission.default.image" to 2 reload pages or restart FireFox but images loading is not disabled.

Asked by jean.christophe.helary 1 year ago

Answered by kgersen 1 year ago

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keyboard shortcuts for copy and paste do not work in Firefox 73.0.1 with windows 10 pro. How to fix this?

before a recent upgrade to windows 10 pro, in Firefox I could always use the keyboard short cuts for copy and paste (crtl + c and crtl + v) within the browser. e.g highli… (read more)

before a recent upgrade to windows 10 pro, in Firefox I could always use the keyboard short cuts for copy and paste (crtl + c and crtl + v) within the browser. e.g highlight any text in browser page or address bar then crtl+c to copy then crtl + v paste that either in another tab or another application. Now I cannot. I can use the mouse right click (after highlighting) pull-down for copy and mouse right click pull-down for paste. How can this be fixed?

Asked by Nige20 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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73.0.1 tabs are both behind and covering navigation toolbar

M computer (still running W7) auto-updated FF to version 73.0.1 and two things happened. First, the tabs now cover the navigation bar, and second, the "plus" sign to the … (read more)

M computer (still running W7) auto-updated FF to version 73.0.1 and two things happened. First, the tabs now cover the navigation bar, and second, the "plus" sign to the right of the tabs disappeared so I can't go to my pinned tabs or add a new tab.

Any help will be appreciated. I do have a userChrome file, but it was a copy and paste and I don't know how to adjust it to correct these things. Or if there's something in about:config? I just don't know what I would try to change.

I've been trying to take a screenshot, but can only grab the webpage and not the "frame" so I can't demonstrate what I'm talking about, but basically the tabs are sitting right on top of the navigation toolbar, obscuring it.

Thank you all for your help.

Asked by CatsinQ 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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"Failed to initialize WebGL" in Firefox 73.0.1 when the same website was working in a previous version

Hello you fine folks! I was using firefox with webGL until it upgraded to 73.0.1. Now all webGL content cannot be initialized. Specifically, Mapbox GL cannot initialize W… (read more)

Hello you fine folks!

I was using firefox with webGL until it upgraded to 73.0.1. Now all webGL content cannot be initialized. Specifically, Mapbox GL cannot initialize WebGL - I suspect someone has left a toggle in the code somewhere and it borked my workflow.

When I start firefox with all add-ons disabled I still get the same errors. I am 99% certain this has to do with the firefox update because it forced a restart and then various mapbox gl websites stopped working - I also confirmed it was not only mapbox gl by visiting the WebGL working site here: https://get.webgl.org/

https://docs.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/example/simple-map/ gives me results in the attached images

I literally did not change a thing except upgrade the browser as was required.

Asked by euxneks 1 year ago

Answered by euxneks 1 year ago

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SOLVED: Firefox does not display web interface from LAN printer correctly

Firefox fails to display the web UI from my Canon printer properly. It should display as a GUI, but Firefox displays it as a text page. I tried "safe mode" but that did n… (read more)

Firefox fails to display the web UI from my Canon printer properly. It should display as a GUI, but Firefox displays it as a text page. I tried "safe mode" but that did not change anything. The page displays properly in other browsers. Screen shot samples showing a page in Firefox and the same page in Edge is attached.

Asked by Sky 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How do I fix Firefox crashes from "breakpoint exception reached" error?

I had this issue about a month ago, and looked into responses given to similar crashes. I tried disabling Hardware Acceleration, reinstalled Firefox, removed all add-ons … (read more)

I had this issue about a month ago, and looked into responses given to similar crashes. I tried disabling Hardware Acceleration, reinstalled Firefox, removed all add-ons and themes, then did a clean reinstall without any of my old user information, and checked my RAM for issues to no avail. I still had crashes in between each attempted fix. I updated Windows Defender and ran virus scans but nothing was wrong. None of the minor changes seemed to make a difference, but the crashes stopped so perhaps it was a culmination of everything, or I just got lucky.

Well last night the issues started again. I checked my OS installation for issues this time, and reinstalled Firefox (and immediately turned off hardware acceleration), but it hasn't helped. I don't want to erase my Firefox Profile and everything else again, so hopefully someone can tell me the 1 thing I need to do to prevent this from happening. I made sure to submit all the crash reports, but most of the ones from the past 24 hours appear to be missing now, so I'll include the IDs from the last three reports before it stopped previously, as well as the first three I ever sent, since I assume this is the same error.

Most recent 3 in list:
bp-0b7a3e53-4d98-46b4-aff8-4774e0200225 25/02/2020 10:48
bp-52fb00b8-cc1b-4f29-b7a9-6fe2e0200224 24/02/2020 18:34
bp-3dde4e4e-70c2-4a1d-a5da-36fae0200224 24/02/2020 18:29

Most recent 3 from previous incident:
bp-4e67d4c9-14fe-4008-9c01-252100200115 15/01/2020 12:02
bp-9c25bd1f-19f9-49fa-a866-00b100200115 15/01/2020 12:02
bp-b062dab4-7060-47d7-99a7-a717f0200115 15/01/2020 12:02

First 3 from previous incident:
bp-c7f25935-17ef-4e8e-8178-c11ed0200114 14/01/2020 18:22
bp-de05d97f-2217-4168-99a3-69d6b0200114 14/01/2020 18:22
bp-838769c3-cbd5-4a21-ab94-5641f0200114 14/01/2020 18:22

If it helps, I'm running the latest version of Firefox with Windows 10 Pro on a Dell Optiplex 9020. It's an Intel icore i5-4590 3.3GHz CPU, and the GPU is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac Mini 6G.

(edited to add line breaks since I noticed it was clumped together)

Asked by Cosmic 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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Can't download any file from Google Drive: The page isn’t redirecting properly - Clearing cookies / refreshing Firefox / reinstalling does NOT work.

Everything works on other device, but on this clean install of a Windows machine, I can't get to download any file from Google Drive. I've reinstalled Firefox, downgraded… (read more)

Everything works on other device, but on this clean install of a Windows machine, I can't get to download any file from Google Drive. I've reinstalled Firefox, downgraded the version, deleted cookies multiple times, disabled all extensions, went into incognito, nothing works!

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to doc-0g-70-docs.googleusercontent.com.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

From network tab, FF is constantly doing these two requests:

Request URL:https://doc-0g-70-docs.googleusercontent.com/docs/securesc/xxx Request Method:GET Remote Address:[2a00:1450:400e:808::2001]:443 Status Code: 302 Version:HTTP/2

Request URL:https://docs.google.com/u/0/nonceSigner?nonce=6hl1trmj27fmu&continue=https://doc-0g-70-docs.googleusercontent.com/docs/securesc/xxx Request Method:GET Remote Address:[2a00:1450:400e:809::200e]:443 Status Code: 302 Version:HTTP/2

Help me!

Asked by laurensdc 1 year ago

Answered by laurensdc 1 year ago

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Lost bookmarks

Hi. Just got a new hard drive. I have lost all of my bookmarks and can't figure out how to get them back. I have tried the Help instructions, without success. Thanks! … (read more)

Hi. Just got a new hard drive. I have lost all of my bookmarks and can't figure out how to get them back. I have tried the Help instructions, without success. Thanks!

Asked by karen9093 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Websites do not display embedded tweets

News websites frequently embed tweets within the text. These display as blank boxes on some sites or not at all on others. Why? I already tried the safe mode and resettin… (read more)

News websites frequently embed tweets within the text. These display as blank boxes on some sites or not at all on others. Why? I already tried the safe mode and resetting embeds without success.

Asked by grouponesouth 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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RTL with Ctrl + Alt (Right)

Why Ctrl + Alt (Right & Left) not working in Firefox, In Google Chrome and Chromium browsers work easily For Example, when I want to write an Gmail I can't use Ctrl +… (read more)

Why Ctrl + Alt (Right & Left) not working in Firefox, In Google Chrome and Chromium browsers work easily For Example, when I want to write an Gmail I can't use Ctrl + Alt Right for change direction from LTR to RTL, I tested it's not work in any Text Area, please add this feature, this is necessary and important

Asked by AHMN48 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox doesn't generate passwords containing symbols which some websites demand. Can we change it?

I tried to use automatic password generation option in Firefox on a website. That website requires us to have a symbol in password. But autogenerated passwords in Firefox… (read more)

I tried to use automatic password generation option in Firefox on a website. That website requires us to have a symbol in password. But autogenerated passwords in Firefox have no symbols in them(Chrome does). Can we somehow get Firefox to do it?

Asked by srimanswamy 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Why would Firefox make me get a security code for every login on websites

My bank site, amazon & other sites with secure login require verification every time I want to log in ONLY on Firefox. IE does not do this BUT I support and prefer to… (read more)

My bank site, amazon & other sites with secure login require verification every time I want to log in ONLY on Firefox. IE does not do this BUT I support and prefer to use Firefox. I have refreshed Firefox, I completely removed Firefox and downloaded and installed fresh, I have run Ccleaner, Cleared my data and after entering my login and security code it will STILL demand a code even though I have not even closed the browser when trying to log in a second time. I have been trying to fix this for 3 days now! Nothing works.

Asked by myprettypenny 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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change browser mamagement

When I try to set browser options it tells men that my browser is being managed by my enterprise! I am the enterprise! How do I delete/disable/change this policy? (Impo… (read more)

When I try to set browser options it tells men that my browser is being managed by my enterprise! I am the enterprise! How do I delete/disable/change this policy? (ImportEnterpriseRoots)

Asked by GRD Lock & Key 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago