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Please Help! Why am I all of a sudden getting this error message? I have been using Firefox for years and Gmail. Do you really want to use HTML Gmail? You're about to us… (read more)

Please Help! Why am I all of a sudden getting this error message? I have been using Firefox for years and Gmail.

Do you really want to use HTML Gmail?

You're about to use a version of Gmail designed for slower connections and legacy browsers. To get all of Gmail's features, including inbox categories, images and quick actions, please use the latest version of Gmail (recommended).

Take me to latest Gmail

Asked by Eva 10 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Firefox v.s. Mozilla Firefox?

I do banking online with Key Bank and now they are saying: Due to security concerns, Firefox is no longer an option for KeyBank online banking. Nothing is wrong with your… (read more)

I do banking online with Key Bank and now they are saying: Due to security concerns, Firefox is no longer an option for KeyBank online banking. Nothing is wrong with your account. You simply need a different browser—like Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox—to sign on to online banking.

What is the difference between Firefox and Mozilla Firefox? What do I need to do?

Asked by cindyras2 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 1 year ago

Last reply by dulca 11 months ago

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Underlining a blank space in a Web address

How do I underline a blank space in a website address? The underline is there on Word for Mac, but when I paste in the address on Firefox, the underline disappears. … (read more)

How do I underline a blank space in a website address? The underline is there on Word for Mac, but when I paste in the address on Firefox, the underline disappears.

Asked by donfaulkner 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Change e-post adress

I have an new e-postadress. I like to change to this new one! Please help!! The NEW: evafchristoffersson@gmail.com The old; eva.christoffersson@comhem.se Hoping for soo… (read more)

I have an new e-postadress. I like to change to this new one! Please help!!

The NEW: evafchristoffersson@gmail.com

The old; eva.christoffersson@comhem.se

Hoping for soon help! Best regards Eva Fleischer Christoffersson

Asked by eva.christoffersson 11 months ago

Last reply by Scribe 11 months ago

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DNS over HTTPS results in Little Snitch prompting for permissions for unknown numeric IPs — how can a user make judgments about whether to connect?

I use Little Snitch as a firewall. It prompts for a yes/no on each connection that is about to be made. The only way I know of to make an informed decision in each case i… (read more)

I use Little Snitch as a firewall. It prompts for a yes/no on each connection that is about to be made. The only way I know of to make an informed decision in each case is to see the servers requesting a connection, of which there are many for each page request. When using DoH, these become numeric IP addresses, about which I know nothing, other than looking them up with Terminal nslookup, the first several of which turned out to be:

23.193.33.57 a23-193-33-57.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com. 172.217.7.4 lga25s56-in-f4.1e100.net. 4.7.217.172.in-addr.arpa namelga25s56-in-f4.1e100.net. 52.216.205.35 s3-1-w.amazonaws.com. 13.225.222.73 server-13-225-222-73.jfk51.r.cloudfront.net. 142.250.64.99 lga34s31-in-f3.1e100.net.

None of these was directly related to what I was trying to do, though cloudfront and akamai are frequent flyers. So I don't know if these were encrypted-DNS servers (though only cloudfront is supposed to be a default) or participant in the page I was attempting to reach.

This is clearly not a practical way to use a browser. It would appear that I will have to have DoH turned off in order to use the firewall. Is anyone else having this issue? Is there any other solution other than turning DoH off?

Thanks for any help.

Asked by Dick 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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font not rendering in firefox, ok with other browsers

Hi there, My custom font (avenir) displays fine in all other browsers except Firefox. My site is: https://madebycircular.com.au/ Here is my code: @font-face { font-fa… (read more)

Hi there,

My custom font (avenir) displays fine in all other browsers except Firefox. My site is: https://madebycircular.com.au/

Here is my code:

@font-face {

 font-family: 'avenir-book';
 font-weight: normal;
 src: url('fonts/avenir-book/avenir-book.woff2') format('woff2'), /* Super Modern Browsers */
      url('fonts/avenir-book/avenir-book.woff') format('woff'), /* Pretty Modern Browsers */
      url('fonts/avenir-book/avenir-book.ttf')  format('truetype'), /* Safari, Android, iOS */

}

I can't figure out what is wrong.

Thanks Clare

Asked by claremc13 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Images - set default to don't load, but load on demand

My Firefox version is 78.9.0esr (Mac). I don't have the fastest bandwidth (like many peiople outside large cities). How can I turn off images, but still easily view the… (read more)

My Firefox version is 78.9.0esr (Mac). I don't have the fastest bandwidth (like many peiople outside large cities). How can I turn off images, but still easily view them when I want?

Asked by istephen 9 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 months ago

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New versions of Firefox are very slow for download speeds. 50% of what is available from my provider. Safari is at 100%. Is this from security and filters ?

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources… (read more)

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources and all return a similar range - 40-60Mbps. My provider speed is 100Mbps. I have run the same tests with Safari and it is operating at 100% speed wise. Are new security features and / or tracking filters responsible for this slow down ?

Asked by bobbymacbean 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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address bar downgrade

what is the logic behind the moronic popout address bar? why was the arrow button removed? was there perhaps a petition signed by millions asking for it? I don't remember… (read more)

what is the logic behind the moronic popout address bar? why was the arrow button removed? was there perhaps a petition signed by millions asking for it? I don't remember seeing one. why was the option to disable it removed with the latest release? do you think we all want to use Firefox but feel like we're using Chrome? copying your competitor in order to attract its users isn't exactly the best USP. it serves no purpose whatsoever, and everything about it hurts the eye - the sparsed out list when you click on it, the fading edges, the whole white-blue mobile-on-desktop aesthetic, it's just hideous.

why can't this nonsense be made optional? if there are hordes of bored developers who need to justify their existence by fiddling with stuff that nobody complains about then fine, let them go at it, but make it optional for those of us who don't want to live by corporate diktat, and whose opnions and feedback you so profess to care about.

I despair, I really do. I've been using FF pretty much since it began, and if this isn't fixed with the next relase, I'm happy to wave goodbye, not that anyone cares, but there you have it.

Asked by whatnot 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox won't remember password

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older F… (read more)

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older Firefox I've tried everything the website administrator suggested and nothing works Please don't ask me to upgrade my Firefox again because I don't know what other unwanted things are going to happen.

Thanks

Asked by leandean1 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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FireFox Browser same computer different login accounts

My wife and I share one desktop iMac. We use different login accounts. I currently use Firefox. She can only use Safari. I would like her to be able use Firefox. Can… (read more)

My wife and I share one desktop iMac. We use different login accounts. I currently use Firefox. She can only use Safari. I would like her to be able use Firefox. Can she download it and use it separately for herself? If so is there anything special I need to do or just have her download and install it. Thank you.

Asked by Gary Marks 1 year ago

Last reply by Eve 1 year ago

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Can't make calls in messenger all of a sudden?

After using messenger with no problems for years, yesterday I tried to make calls (audio/video) in messenger and keep getting an error message that my "brower" doen't sup… (read more)

After using messenger with no problems for years, yesterday I tried to make calls (audio/video) in messenger and keep getting an error message that my "brower" doen't support them now. I have the latest verion of Firefox 78.02. Anyone else experiencing this?

It asks me to use either Firefox (which I obviously have, or chrome).

I switched to chrome and got the same error message when trying to make a call as well.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by gitaarz 1 year ago

Last reply by LutraLutra 1 year ago

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Some websites do not recognize my device and require two step authentication, everytime saying now my device is registered and I won't need to do that again. What do I need to change so that their marker remains without losing all my privacy?

Netflix, Charles Schwab, others appear to not recognize my device and require two step authentication, every time, but saying now my device is registered and I won't need… (read more)

Netflix, Charles Schwab, others appear to not recognize my device and require two step authentication, every time, but saying now my device is registered and I won't need to do that again. But I do. What do I need to change so that their marker remains without losing all my privacy? Is it a cookie? Do I have to change the Dashboard to no security? Can I do that for just one website at a time?

Asked by whyaduck 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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cross tab bar flashing line and flashing of all open tabs

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS … (read more)

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS 10.10.5 Yosemite, is "blocked" and has a virus. It had an 877 phone number to call but we failed to write it down. She did nothing after that. When I saw that I pressed the red window page kill button, upper left. Got the rotating rainbow ball. . . computer working overtime. Next, Command-W to kill the webpage, nada. Finally, pressed the hardware ON/OFF button behind left side of screen. On SAFE restart I opened my account not hers and found Firefox had thin, white, flashing lines across the tab bar area(full width) and tabs were flashing individually. Every time you open a tab, this happens or possibly when it is accessing. So, I upgraded Firefox, leaving the OLD version intact. Upgrade I NOW notice is the 64 bit version.

Is there a fix out there? or, is this thing "infected" with the CCP virus or something? Fix for it?

I will shut down and re-open the old version and see if it still happens and post an update here.

Asked by schreib 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Warning: Security Risk Ahead for Legitimate Website

Can anyone tell me why, when I go to a legitimate website, I get a big yellow screen saying, "Warning: Security Risk Ahead? I am trying to go to real websites, for insta… (read more)

Can anyone tell me why, when I go to a legitimate website, I get a big yellow screen saying, "Warning: Security Risk Ahead? I am trying to go to real websites, for instance it will not let me go to www.equifax.com I know this is a real website, but Mozilla won't let me access it. Not only that, but once Mozilla rejects it, I can't access the site through any other browser. Please help. I need to get into these sites.

Asked by besb007 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Blocking popups in preferences fails to stop them

Blocking popups in preferences doesn't stop repeated popups on the site https://ottawacitizen.com; they repeat so often that the site is almost disabled. … (read more)

Blocking popups in preferences doesn't stop repeated popups on the site https://ottawacitizen.com; they repeat so often that the site is almost disabled.

Asked by johnsankey 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago