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Why is the sound file present and playable in browser?

I updated a sound file on a web server I have access to. When I reloaded a page with a player to play that file, the old sound file still is the one presented by the … (read more)

I updated a sound file on a web server I have access to. When I reloaded a page with a player to play that file, the old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Go into Preferences, Privacy, manage data, select the domain involved, delete all the data. Reload the page again. Old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Reload again, this time using CMD-R, the hard reload key combo for MacOS. Old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Delete sound file from webserver, CMD-R. Old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Click play button. Old sound file plays.

Right click on sound control, select Save Audio As... Saving file to my computer appears to happen. However, the file saved is only 281 bytes. When I try playing it, audio player yells at me and says that is not a sound file.

Reload the page in another browser, it reports sound file missing.

Sound from old file still plays in FireFox.

First, I went into settings and deleted the data for the domain where this sound comes from.

Reloaded the page,

All I really want is to get firefox to play the new sound file, but its belief in the old file won't let it see the new one. Firefox has stashed the old sound file somewhere on my system and it keeps insisting that is the file I should have.

Well, there is one other thing I want. I would like acknowledgement that this is a bitchable situation. I hate it that tech world always says every problem is my fault. Maybe if the techworld would stop blaming users for problems they might start figuring out how to handle the news they filter more honestly as well.

Asked by Carla Rogers 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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File not found

Reinstalled Firefox, still won't launch. Error message reads: Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US/lo… (read more)

Reinstalled Firefox, still won't launch. Error message reads: Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US/locale/branding/browserconfig.properties. Now what???

Asked by mrbill3223 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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is dns over http available for users in asia

I am in Asia using win 7 OS and in the settings I have selected Enable DNS over HTTPS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it is mentioned that: As art of our continuing strategy … (read more)

I am in Asia using win 7 OS and in the settings I have selected Enable DNS over HTTPS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it is mentioned that: As art of our continuing strategy to carefully measure the benefits and impact of DoH, we are currently focused on releasing this feature in the US only. Does it means that my settings will not be valid?

Asked by paroksha priyah 9 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 9 months ago

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Exporting specific bookmarks

Can I export only specified bookmarks, or a specific bookmark folder, or is it all or nothing? If I export the whole thing to a .json file or to an HTML file, can I then… (read more)

Can I export only specified bookmarks, or a specific bookmark folder, or is it all or nothing? If I export the whole thing to a .json file or to an HTML file, can I then import only selected bookmarks. (I want to copy a bookmark folder from one Mac to another. Different OS versions, same Firefox versions.)

Thanks, Wimsey

Asked by Wimsey 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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how to ascertain if DNS over HTTPS is enabled or disabled

I am a home user with win 7 OS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it says that In addition, Firefox will check for certain functions that might be affected if DoH is enabled, inc… (read more)

I am a home user with win 7 OS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it says that

In addition, Firefox will check for certain functions that might be affected if DoH is enabled, including:

   Are parental controls enabled?
   Is the default DNS server filtering potentially malicious content?
   Is the device managed by an organization that might have a special DNS configuration? 

If any of these tests determine that DoH might interfere with the function, DoH will not be enabled. These tests will run every time the device connects to a different network.

Is there any way for me to find out if DOH is enabled or disabled by Firefox?

Asked by paroksha priyah 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 9 months ago

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Firefox Sept. 22nd Update and Blackboard Compatability

Hi guys! I'm a college student and my university uses Blackboard as a way to access our courses. Unfortunately, my Firefox has been breaking and not loading all of my cou… (read more)

Hi guys!

I'm a college student and my university uses Blackboard as a way to access our courses. Unfortunately, my Firefox has been breaking and not loading all of my courses. My university tech support is no help and they told me to contact Blackboard and Blackboard told me to use Google Chrome. I already installed Chrome so I can use it temporarily to do my coursework but I really don't want to use it permanently, I have my computer set up exactly how I like it and I prefer to use Firefox.

I think the problem started around when the September 22nd update for Firefox was automatically installed. Some things I've tried to fix the issue are: 1. Fresh install of Windows using the Razer Blade's recovery to factory default; 2. Update Windows to latest version (except the 2004 feature update, it causes my laptop to black screen on bootup); and 3. Fresh install of Firefox and changing my privacy settings to standard rather than the strict settings I usually use.

I didn't want to install an older version of Firefox because of all the warnings on the webpage, but I'm really not sure what else I can do. Has anyone else had this happen? Any fixes?

Asked by Aaron 9 months ago

Answered by packetson2 8 months ago

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Keyword bookmark with special chars removed in Firefox81? How to Make it work again?

I always used keyword bookmark, but in Firefox 81+ if my query parameter (%s) contains special chars (like ?) it doesn't work anymore. What have changed? How can I make i… (read more)

I always used keyword bookmark, but in Firefox 81+ if my query parameter (%s) contains special chars (like ?) it doesn't work anymore.

What have changed? How can I make it work again?

Asked by Ricardo Martins 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Bookmarks

I uninstalled Firefox and then re-installed Firefox. I did this because I added an extension and did not think it was working properly. Then when I went to delete it coul… (read more)

I uninstalled Firefox and then re-installed Firefox. I did this because I added an extension and did not think it was working properly. Then when I went to delete it could not find it so I uninstalled and got latest Firefox. Now, I cannot find my bookmarks. Please tell me the uninstall DID NOT REMOVE my bookmarks of several years!!! In the past when uninstalling, there was a check box asking do you want all bookmarks etc removed... Don't tell me that my bookmarks are gone...

Asked by williawh 8 months ago

Answered by williawh 8 months ago

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Adobe Flash plugin not working properly after latest update?

Hello, since updating Firefox on 9/25/20, the Adobe Flash Plugin is not working properly. Unfortunately, I need to complete some work activities on a site that uses Flash… (read more)

Hello, since updating Firefox on 9/25/20, the Adobe Flash Plugin is not working properly. Unfortunately, I need to complete some work activities on a site that uses Flash. When I load one of these activities, I see the upper left corner of an image -- the entire thing does not load correctly. I realized that the same thing was happening on the Adobe Flash update page. While Flash is in fact running, it is showing images that are out of proportion (not running correctly).

Any help with this would be much appreciated!

Asked by aef318 8 months ago

Answered by philipp 8 months ago

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Firefox update deleted some folders

Firefox's recent update deleted some of my folders. I have gone through all the profile help entries available. I only have one profile listed: the one after the update. … (read more)

Firefox's recent update deleted some of my folders. I have gone through all the profile help entries available. I only have one profile listed: the one after the update. How do I find a different profile that is supposed to be saved that I can go back to installing. I am so upset.

Asked by Maureen Jordan 8 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Http Requests timeout in version 81

I have a website which makes ajax requests to some endpoints which can take more than a minute (depending on how busy the server might be). In the recent version of firef… (read more)

I have a website which makes ajax requests to some endpoints which can take more than a minute (depending on how busy the server might be). In the recent version of firefox (81), it seems like after about a minute, the request appears to time out without an error message. I checked against other browsers and none seem to have the same issue.

Was this behavior expected out of version 81? I don't see anything in the release notes about this kind of change.

Asked by lf_kb 8 months ago

Answered by lf_kb 8 months ago

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Images not showing up in Canvas after last Firefox update.

I am a university professor. All of my classes use Canvas software. After last week's Firefox update, none of the embedded figures on my course pages appear - only thei… (read more)

I am a university professor. All of my classes use Canvas software. After last week's Firefox update, none of the embedded figures on my course pages appear - only their file name. They are showing up just fine in Chrome, so I know that the problem is somehow connected to Firefox. They also disappeared immediately after the last update.

My students and I need to be able to see the images...and I don't want to uses Chrome. I would like to know how to either return Firefox to its previous version or have the new version somehow corrected so that it gets along with Canvas.

Thank you.

Asked by benrjordan 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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How to email multiple url's

I have a dozen tabs opened in one window and would like to copy all of the url's and paste them into an email. I can do it one at a time but would rather do it all at onc… (read more)

I have a dozen tabs opened in one window and would like to copy all of the url's and paste them into an email. I can do it one at a time but would rather do it all at once. Can it be done? Thanks

Asked by dclark1256 8 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 8 months ago