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Firefox 94.0.2 was hacked

Last night my Firefox 94.0.2 was hacked. When running Firefox, it would lock up my desktop. It disabled Norton Security, it disable other installed security software, an… (read more)

Last night my Firefox 94.0.2 was hacked. When running Firefox, it would lock up my desktop. It disabled Norton Security, it disable other installed security software, and it disabled Windows System Restore. The hacker put up a message claiming to be Microsoft Support, with a phone number to call for help. This was a scam. I ran Firefox refresh, and that removed the hacker's program from Firefox, but then I had to do a full repair of my Window's installation. To protect my system, and prevent this from happening again, I added "xpinstall.enabled = false" into about.config. Please let me know if this will prevent a web site from installing a dangerous hack into Firefox, or if there is something else that I need to do. I have used Firefox for years, and have never encountered this problem before. Firefox is my favorite browser, but I am now afraid to use it. Please advise me what to do. Thanks, Jim

Asked by jimwest1 8 months ago

Last reply by James 8 months ago

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Shrink-to-fit for printing does not work in Firefox 82.0.2

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3… (read more)

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3/4 of page is printed on full paper page (remainder does not carry over to next page). Width is correct. Full page will print if 80% reduction is chosen, but reduction is not in same proportion as paper page. Windows 7. Firefox 82.0.2. Read numerous articles and posts. Nothing works. Printer is Brother HL-2270DW connected via USB. Using about:config > print :

    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_paper_data    The value is "1"  
    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_shrink_to_fit     The value is "true"  
    scaling is .8  (tired 1.0 without success)

All other "print" keys are as described in numerous Google items on this topic. Right now I can only save the document as a .pdf, and then open in in Adobe DC that is installed on same computer. Document prints correctly. This is a pain. I read in one Google post that starting with version around 55 Firefox no longer uses Adobe plug-in for pdf files, but switched to its own plug-in - it is clumsy, and as in this situation it does not work. PLEASE go back to using Adobe plug-in.

Asked by hcole-pe 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

how can I enable access to ftp sites in new Firefox (or else revert to older version)?

Until recently, I resisted allowing updates for Firefox because of the announcements of changes to prevent access to some technical kinds of website which I use. These i… (read more)

Until recently, I resisted allowing updates for Firefox because of the announcements of changes to prevent access to some technical kinds of website which I use. These include the public websites of the Paris Observatory which include useul informational ftp pages with important text, data and software files.

  I did recently allow a Firefox update, and now I find that I am cut off from access to these ftp pages. 
  How can I re-enable access to ftp? If it can't be done in the new version of Firefox, how can I return to an older Firefox version that does allow such access?

Asked by terry0051 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Firefox keeps crashing since 2022 February 8.

I am a Firefox user for 5 years now and never had such bad experience before. Since 2022 February 8 my Firefox application keeps crashing all the time. The browser opens… (read more)

I am a Firefox user for 5 years now and never had such bad experience before. Since 2022 February 8 my Firefox application keeps crashing all the time. The browser opens and I can open webpages as well, but shortly after opening the websites, most of the pages result in Firefoxing crashing. I have latest version of Firefox and I have checked in safe / troubleshooting mode as well, but it did not help, Firefox still crashes. I have submitted a lot of crash reports in the last two days, the latest one has this ID: bp-94f69edd-95cb-40e3-84de-33cb20220210.

Please let me know what to do, as currently I cannot use Firefox and without a fix I have change to another web browser. Please also note that the same webpages that crash under Firefox work without errors in other browsers.

Asked by csaba.macskassy 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Sometimes Control+Left Click doesn't open a new tab in the background, rather then foreground.

Is there any way of making sure it works consistently? I need to right click then click "Open Link in New Tab" to have it work reliably. Maybe something in about:config… (read more)

Is there any way of making sure it works consistently? I need to right click then click "Open Link in New Tab" to have it work reliably. Maybe something in about:config? Using latest Win7 64 bit Firefox. I've noticed this for probably 2 years now at least. Not sure if it ever worked 100%.

Asked by moz2u 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

FF Radio Silence on Floating Videos for TWO YEARS

Made several posts about floating videos and never one answer over the course of two years that I can recall. One of the biggest user problems with FF and we get -- noth… (read more)

Made several posts about floating videos and never one answer over the course of two years that I can recall. One of the biggest user problems with FF and we get -- nothing. If the developers are incapable of solving this go ahead and tell us ! We can look for other browser options. I have researched everything to do with the matter and the topic just round and round and round in circles. Dozens claim to have the answer but they are all full of hooey. Simple question -- time to start looking for options other than FF ?

Asked by JoeJupa 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Fire Fox short cut

Fire Fox no longer appears on the menu bar. I have to go to programs and open it each time I want to use Fire Fox. It will appear on the menu bar as long as I have it ope… (read more)

Fire Fox no longer appears on the menu bar. I have to go to programs and open it each time I want to use Fire Fox. It will appear on the menu bar as long as I have it open but leaves the bar if I close it.

Asked by HowieE 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Dark screen and menus

My current Theme is Dark Fox. But, previously my backgrounds and menus were all white and easy to read. Now for some reason they're black and difficult for me to deal wit… (read more)

My current Theme is Dark Fox. But, previously my backgrounds and menus were all white and easy to read. Now for some reason they're black and difficult for me to deal with.

How do I reset to white and sync them on all my devices?

Asked by tmw46 6 months ago

Last reply by kentuckywoman2 1 month ago

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New firefox 89 is FUGLY! how do i get it to look like it did before the udate?

hi =) So what hapened? Now there is a huge white bar up top with my open tabs. I prefer it how it was in v88 How do I get it to look like it was before the update? Thanks… (read more)

hi =)

So what hapened?

Now there is a huge white bar up top with my open tabs.

I prefer it how it was in v88

How do I get it to look like it was before the update?

Thanks)

(it really is terrible now, and while i always promoted FF to whoever, I think this unwanted change makes me want to look elsewhere, sadly)

Asked by Sky_Light 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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notifications stopped working

Context: after upgrading FF I started using the new version the day after. I always set FF to open with the tabs I was using before exiting. When I opened FF I got a bunc… (read more)

Context: after upgrading FF I started using the new version the day after. I always set FF to open with the tabs I was using before exiting. When I opened FF I got a bunch of youtube offline notifications as usual. I didn't get twitter offline notifications but this happens from time to time. Eventually notifications from yt stopped but I only noticed it many hours later when I tried to Push notifications on twitter https://twitter.com/settings/push_notifications I got this as a result: Unsupported browser It looks like your browser doesn’t support push notifications. Important most likely: when I was working during the afternoon FF started lagging I got impatient so I ended the heaviest FF process with Windows Task Manager. I could continue working normally. Trying to find a fix on google I ended up here: about:debugging#/runtime/this-firefox#serviceworkers

The YT service worker always shows:

  • Stopped - Not listening for fetch events

But the twitter service worker shows Stopped (if twitter isn't open yet) and 'running' if it is open. However it always shows no matter if it's running or not: Listening for fetch events

In Debugging - runtime Youtube Service worker I clicked: 'Start' (it showed running instead of stopped)+ 'Push'

Tons of offline yt notifications popped up at the right corner of the screen as usual, I did notice though that they were offline, they weren't happening at that moment. After like a minute again showed the same: * Stopped - Not listening for fetch events

For twitter Service Worker it showed it was running so I clicked 'Push' instead of tons of offline notifications from people I follow and followers I got only one notification pop at the bottom from twitter itself saying: New notification, I clicked it and it took me to twitter notifications where all of them are. I tried pushing notifications on here: https://twitter.com/settings/push_notifications but again: Unsupported browser - It looks like your browser doesn’t support push notifications. The Service Worker keeps saying: Listening for fetch events

Is there anything I can do to make it work all the time as it used to? What about doing a FF restore to some days ago? In the past doing that sorta restore helped but with a very different issue. However could it work? Any other fixes that I should try?

The image attached shows a Service Worker for spotify but I never allowed a notification from it, that I can remember? If I did, I never got any.

Asked by intr0uble 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Firefox 80 - Own Syncserver on an Raspberry Pi doesn't work anymore :(

Some years ago I set up an own firefox sync serven on a Rasperry Pi. Yesterday Firefox updated to Version 80 and now i can't sync anymore. There is a message "Connect wit… (read more)

Some years ago I set up an own firefox sync serven on a Rasperry Pi. Yesterday Firefox updated to Version 80 and now i can't sync anymore. There is a message "Connect with your account (again)" or similar - german version)) but after connecting (enter mailadress and password) the same message pops up again. And i am unable to sync :((( Any ideas how to fix this problem? I really want my own sync server instead of cloud services. "My data belongs to me" - you know.

Asked by firefox938 1 year ago

Last reply by ffsync25 1 year ago

Unable to sync firefox PC to android phone

I am not a geek and I follow all the details of 'how to etc etc' but nothing works and the phone goes into random loops and keeps telling my I cannot sync (I KNOW that). … (read more)

I am not a geek and I follow all the details of 'how to etc etc' but nothing works and the phone goes into random loops and keeps telling my I cannot sync (I KNOW that). Firefox has no phone number or email system for technical support (or any type of support) just this hit and miss system of 'forums' (or is that fora). I tried to send a bug report but I am NOT signing up for another (geek speak) account just to send you the problem. Please fix this issue - it never used to happen on older versions - how can I roll back my firefox to something that works properly?? Here is the error report, enjoy, to me it is written in ancient g(r)eek!

1659608046381 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1659608314611 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsProfileClient: Requested profile 1659608314611 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken enter 1659608314612 FirefoxAccounts TRACE getCachedToken returning cached token 1659608314612 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken returning a cached token 1659608314613 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile 1659608315651 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile 304 1659608317134 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsWebChannel message received: fxaccounts:fxa_status 1659608317134 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG fxa_status received 1659608317134 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG service: sync 1659608317134 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG is private browsing: true 1659608317329 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsWebChannel message received: fxaccounts:loaded 1659608317329 FirefoxAccounts WARN Unrecognized FxAccountsWebChannel command: fxaccounts:loaded 1659608320303 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsWebChannel message received: fxaccounts:pair_preferences 1659608320908 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608320908 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608320908 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608320909 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608321321 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608321322 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608321367 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1659608434712 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsPush loading service 1659608434712 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsPush initialized 1659608434747 FirefoxAccounts TRACE observed topic=push-message, data=chrome://fxa-device-update, subject=[xpconnect wrapped nsISupports] 1659608434747 FirefoxAccounts TRACE FxAccountsPushService _onPushMessage 1659608434753 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG push command: fxaccounts:device_disconnected 1659608434754 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG Notifying observers of fxaccounts:device_disconnected 1659608434754 FirefoxAccounts INFO fetching updated device list 1659608434754 Sync.Engine.Clients DEBUG Updating the known stale clients 1659608434754 Sync.Engine.Clients DEBUG Refreshing the known stale clients list 1659608434757 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://api.accounts.firefox.com/v1/account/devices 1659608435790 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET https://api.accounts.firefox.com/v1/account/devices 200 1659608435791 Hawk DEBUG (Response) /account/devices: code: 200 - Status text: OK 1659608435791 Hawk DEBUG Clock offset vs https://api.accounts.firefox.com/v1: -2791 1659608435792 FirefoxAccounts INFO Got new device list: 3bab5932266da6469edabb3b022d462f, 622e1483fa5b0564fc504f75d009b422, 6bf539feb208fd2a1eaf7bf820de34f0, 73ad7ca5e184fd5a50f2f48dd70866d1, 7c41118e2a1f1174997c0cce0f12284c, 7e2285d6c17f0fb8bf12ddb7d479892f, c66b82cce8ac7a7972116bff3d23ce2e, e48e0ecaf75ca3b8b9c64b315ed4be22 1659608435793 FirefoxAccounts INFO updating the cache 1659608623665 FirefoxAccounts ERROR Pairing channel error: Error: WebSocket unexpectedly closed(resource://gre/modules/FxAccountsPairingChannel.js:3601:20) JS Stack trace: FxAccountsPairingChannel</_setupListeners/<@FxAccountsPairingChannel.js:3601:20 1659608646390 Sync.Service DEBUG User-Agent: Firefox/103.0.1 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64) FxSync/1.105.0.20220729222726.desktop 1659608646391 Sync.Service INFO Starting sync at 2022-08-04 12:24:06 in browser session kSKF98oczh8c 1659608646392 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1659608646402 Sync.Status INFO Resetting Status. 1659608646402 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => success.status_ok 1659608646405 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsProfileClient: Requested profile 1659608646405 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken enter 1659608646408 FirefoxAccounts TRACE getCachedToken returning cached token 1659608646408 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken returning a cached token 1659608646410 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile 1659608646715 Sync.Resource DEBUG GET success 200 https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/148151151/info/collections 1659608646717 Sync.Service DEBUG Fetching server configuration: https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/148151151/info/configuration 1659608646909 Sync.Resource DEBUG GET success 200 https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/148151151/info/configuration 1659608646911 Sync.Service DEBUG Fetching global metadata record 1659608646911 Sync.Service DEBUG Weave Version: 1.105.0 Local Storage: 5 Remote Storage: 5 1659608646911 Sync.Service DEBUG Fetching and verifying -- or generating -- symmetric keys. 1659608646912 Sync.Service INFO Testing info/collections: {"bookmarks":1659608043.52,"extension-storage":1605357784.56,"clients":1659606031.62,"meta":1596625959.52,"forms":1659075090.37,"crypto":1578385419.9,"history":1659111154.3,"passwords":1656864350.76,"addons":1654102992.88} 1659608646912 Sync.CollectionKeyManager INFO Testing for updateNeeded. Last modified: 1578385419.9 1659608646912 Sync.Synchronizer DEBUG Refreshing client list. 1659608646913 Sync.Engine.Clients DEBUG Resetting clients last sync time 1659608647128 Sync.Collection DEBUG GET success 200 https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/148151151/storage/clients?full=1&limit=1000 1659608647138 Sync.Engine.Clients INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 2 reconciled. 1659608647139 Sync.Engine.Clients DEBUG Refreshing the known stale clients list 1659608647152 Sync.Engine.Clients INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647155 Sync.Synchronizer INFO Updating enabled engines: 2 clients. 1659608647157 Sync.Synchronizer INFO Syncing all enabled engines. 1659608647162 Sync.Engine.Passwords INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 0 reconciled. 1659608647162 Sync.Engine.Passwords INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647163 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks DEBUG Checking if server sync ID EcjFZAdZwynf matches existing 1659608647169 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 0 reconciled. 1659608647169 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG Merging bookmarks in Rust 1659608647173 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG Building local tree 1659608647179 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG Building remote tree 1659608647190 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG Building merged tree 1659608647190 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG Applying merged tree 1659608647191 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG Merging bookmarks in Rust took 21.432ms 1659608647191 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.Mirror DEBUG No changes detected in both mirror and Places 1659608647192 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647208 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks.BookmarkSyncUtils DEBUG pushChanges: Processed change records: {"weak":0,"skipped":0,"updated":0} 1659608647209 Sync.Engine.Addons DEBUG Refreshing reconciler state 1659608647209 Sync.AddonsReconciler INFO Refreshing global state from AddonManager. 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Mount Rainier Sunset by M♥Donna (version=6.0, id={c55346b8-b052-4db2-9267-61b7df3f29ef}) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Mountain Theme (version=2.0, id={0f13a6cc-fbbb-41a6-b42e-314514cce874}) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Facebook Container (version=2.1.1, id=@contain-facebook) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Dictionnaire français (version=7.0b, id=fr-dicollecte@dictionaries.addons.mozilla.org) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials (version=2020.8.18, id=jid1-ZAdIEUB7XOzOJw@jetpack) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon The Diving Collie (version=2.0, id={c20ca56b-78c1-4d5a-bbe3-b978c435be69}) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Ducati Bike Theme (version=2.0, id={f8818a98-92c6-4355-98e9-8a2f86abb14e}) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon AdBlock — best ad blocker (version=4.43.0, id=jid1-NIfFY2CA8fy1tg@jetpack) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon British English Dictionary (Marco Pinto) (version=3.0.7, id=marcoagpinto@mail.telepac.pt) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Français Language Pack (version=103.0.1buildid20220729.222726, id=langpack-fr@firefox.mozilla.org) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon English (GB) Language Pack (version=103.0.1buildid20220729.222726, id=langpack-en-GB@firefox.mozilla.org) 1659608647211 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Form Autofill (version=1.0.1, id=formautofill@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Firefox Screenshots (version=39.0.1, id=screenshots@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon WebCompat Reporter (version=1.5.0, id=webcompat-reporter@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Web Compatibility Interventions (version=103.0.0, id=webcompat@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon DoH Roll-Out (version=2.0.0, id=doh-rollout@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Picture-In-Picture (version=1.0.0, id=pictureinpicture@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Google (version=1.2, id=google@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Amazon.com (version=1.3, id=amazondotcom@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Bing (version=1.3, id=bing@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon DuckDuckGo (version=1.1, id=ddg@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon eBay (version=1.3, id=ebay@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Wikipedia (en) (version=1.1, id=wikipedia@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Amazon.co.uk (version=1.9, id=amazon@search.mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon System theme — auto (version=1.3, id=default-theme@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Light (version=1.2, id=firefox-compact-light@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Dark (version=1.2, id=firefox-compact-dark@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Firefox Alpenglow (version=1.4, id=firefox-alpenglow@mozilla.org) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Add-ons Search Detection (version=2.0.0, id=addons-search-detection@mozilla.com) 1659608647212 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. (version=1.8.1.2, id=gmp-gmpopenh264) 1659608647213 Sync.AddonsReconciler DEBUG Rectifying state for addon Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. (version=null, id=gmp-widevinecdm) 1659608647215 Sync.AddonsReconciler INFO Saving reconciler state to file: addonsreconciler 1659608647222 Sync.Engine.Addons.Store DEBUG gmp-gmpopenh264 not syncable: type not in allowed list: plugin 1659608647223 Sync.Engine.Addons INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 0 reconciled. 1659608647224 Sync.Engine.Addons INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647225 Sync.Engine.Forms INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 0 reconciled. 1659608647226 Sync.Engine.Forms INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647226 Sync.Engine.History DEBUG Checking if server sync ID x56-DiRAUha6 matches existing 1659608647228 Sync.Engine.History INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 0 reconciled. 1659608647228 Sync.Engine.History INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647232 Sync.Engine.Extension-Storage INFO Records: 0 applied, 0 successfully, 0 failed to apply, 0 newly failed to apply, 0 reconciled. 1659608647233 Sync.Engine.Extension-Storage INFO Uploading 0 outgoing records 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping check of passwords - disabled via preferences 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping check of bookmarks - disabled via preferences 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping check of addons - disabled via preferences 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping check of forms - disabled via preferences 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping check of history - disabled via preferences 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping check of extension-storage - disabled via preferences 1659608647234 Sync.Doctor INFO Skipping validation: no engines qualify 1659608647234 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.sync: success.sync => success.sync 1659608647234 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => success.status_ok 1659608647234 Sync.Synchronizer INFO Sync completed at 2022-08-04 12:24:07 after 0.83 secs. 1659608647235 Sync.Declined DEBUG Handling remote declined: ["prefs","tabs"] 1659608647235 Sync.Declined DEBUG Handling local declined: ["prefs","tabs"] 1659608647235 Sync.Declined DEBUG Declined changed? false 1659608647235 Sync.Service INFO No change to declined engines. Not reuploading meta/global. 1659608647236 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 600000 ms. (why=schedule)

Asked by Kev King 3 days ago

Last reply by Paul 5 hours ago

How do I add applications, specifically mp3s

On a website I regularly visit Firefox does not know what to do with an mp3 link and will not prompt for an action. How can I add MP3 to application list? Copy of applica… (read more)

On a website I regularly visit Firefox does not know what to do with an mp3 link and will not prompt for an action.

How can I add MP3 to application list?

Copy of application list attached.

Asked by blindfriar 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 weeks ago

The update Firefox 100.0.1 ( or 2 ) has a bug

The update Firefox 100.0.1 ( or 2 ) has a bug: Firefox doesn't "see" the Fritz!Powerline ( LAN over Powerline adaptors ) and thus I can't enter the Fritz!Box. Even typing… (read more)

The update Firefox 100.0.1 ( or 2 ) has a bug: Firefox doesn't "see" the Fritz!Powerline ( LAN over Powerline adaptors ) and thus I can't enter the Fritz!Box. Even typing the IP address of the Fritz!Box doesn't help, because there is "no connecting" beyond the PC. The hardware works, so I can send and receive emails, but I can't access the internet via the firfox browser. Stepping back to 99.0.1, I had to "create a new profile" and all my previous ( before the update to 100.0.1 ) settings were lost, all bookmarks vanished ... I am rather angry, you know? This mail I'm sending via my notebook, as I this connects via 100 Mbit Lan network from an other room and as I had to "register" just to be able to complain ...

Asked by me-at-home 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

How is this possible? Image URL sometimes loads a page!?

Lately I've found on a number of occasions that I've pasted the URL of an image into the Firefox address bar, but instead of the image loading, it's somehow led to a page… (read more)

Lately I've found on a number of occasions that I've pasted the URL of an image into the Firefox address bar, but instead of the image loading, it's somehow led to a page opening - even though the URL STILL shows that it's an image and not a page?

Here's an example: https://64.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m0p5jy7Lhh1qzfdsjo9_250.gif If I paste this GIF URL into the address bar, it often loads a page which says "tumblr" in the corner. But sometimes it just loads the image!?

Any idea what's going on here?

Asked by MartyJames 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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minimize, maximize, restore, close buttons missing

Firefox 94.0.1 (64-bit) ~ Windows 7 ~ No anti-virus except Windows Defender ~ No new extensions installed that haven't already been operating for weeks or longer. Sudden… (read more)

Firefox 94.0.1 (64-bit) ~ Windows 7 ~ No anti-virus except Windows Defender ~ No new extensions installed that haven't already been operating for weeks or longer.


Suddenly, after doing NOTHING except restarting my computer, my 'minimize', 'maximize', 'restore' and 'close' buttons are missing.

Any 'solutions' I've looked up talk about "Tablet Mode" (which I highly doubt I'm in) or other nonsense, the options for which either didn't exist when I opened suggested menus, or were simply techno-jargon-gobbledy-gook.

I doubt it's anything to do with Windows, since 'Waterfox', 'Microsoft Edge', 'Chrome' and other browsers all have their buttons intact.

When I opened Firefox in 'troubleshoot mode' the buttons were back. But nobody in those unhelpful 'help articles' said what to do after opening in troubleshoot mode, so I closed it, opened Firefox the usual way again, and the buttons were still missing.

Some logical, properly explained help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by befir 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

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New install over an outdated version of Firefox,

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The … (read more)

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The forum tried to help me with this a while back, but it was deemed not to be possible, and the best way would have been to do a fresh new install, but there was noway to save log-ins/passwords bookmarks. My devices all have the Firefox sync and that is so far working well. My question is, if I dragged my PC's Firefox into the present by performing a fresh new install, would my synced items install ok....after invoking the Sync feature on the new install. Logic tells me this should be so, as it worked ok with the new iPad, but I know from experience that logic doesn't always come into play. (Windows7) Many thanks

Asked by Fozzie777 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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since its latest damn update firefox requires i give permission to go to my own home page!!!

Since its latest update, I think, not sure which one as it has so very many, all causing me problems; firefox now no longer takes me to my homepage even tho that is the o… (read more)

Since its latest update, I think, not sure which one as it has so very many, all causing me problems; firefox now no longer takes me to my homepage even tho that is the one I have chosen in my ff settings. It is the page that came on everytime I go online or open another window. It is my main email account and I go on it for many reasons through out the day. But now instead of taking me to my homepage it puts up a stupid message telling me the page doesn't need authentication and could be a trick, do I still want to go on it. As I am always working and going on this page this has become a big time waster and aggravation. I have tried several things, can't fix it. How do I get rid of this stupid message. My homepage has been the same for years.

Asked by shonatrill 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago