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After going to a page after sign in, the page goes dark, and no links work

I have had this with various versions of Firefox. Currently on 105.0.1 on W10 laptop. Todays example, I've logged into Ancestry, and clicked the link to get to my family… (read more)

I have had this with various versions of Firefox. Currently on 105.0.1 on W10 laptop. Todays example, I've logged into Ancestry, and clicked the link to get to my family tree. As soon as the page opens, it then looks like it goes behind sunglasses, (just the window, not the toolbar) and none of the links on the page are accesible on mouse hover. It looks like Firefox has protected the page. Not sure whether it is something I have done, it doesn't seem to affect many other sites that I can remember.. I use 'Strict' tracking protection - I've tried turning this off for the site, but no change.

Asked by Simon 20 minutes ago

Firefox pink visual display errors and bugs (Flickering and others)

So something off has been happening to firefox with me recently, I am having like visual errors and firefox has been acting weird lately, I remember yesterday when I was … (read more)

So something off has been happening to firefox with me recently, I am having like visual errors and firefox has been acting weird lately, I remember yesterday when I was going to bed I noticed one of my tabs in firefox was flickering pink and what not, And I kinda thought it was a bug and closed itt off then closed firefox off and went to bed, Cue today same thing happened expect the effect was much more bigger, The screen was flickering alot with pink, Some display errors, And I am noticing pink lines that are still there ontop of my tabs and browser entirely, The other windows are not affected by it, Something is off, The screen was flickering in a way like I can see my desktop entirely along with the browser page and so on

I actually do not know the reason but I do feel like its firefox related, Yes I disabeled hardware acceleration and so far I still see the pink lines, Yet nothing is happening aside from the pink lines and I still don't trust it

I don't know what to do need help, Thank you very much

Asked by Seahorsielol 1 hour ago

Firefox bookmarks across Virtual Machines

Hello, This might be pretty niche, but I want to customize my bookmarks and save them to distribute across multiple virtual machines. These VMs run on non-networked hard… (read more)

Hello,

This might be pretty niche, but I want to customize my bookmarks and save them to distribute across multiple virtual machines. These VMs run on non-networked hardware devices, that are accessed through non-networked local machines. The idea is to make the bookmarks how I need, so that they can be put on a dev stack and copied to new systems when imaged.

I can't use sync, due to not having internet connections locally or on the VMs. And I can't backup/restore configurations made locally because the changes have to be made through a domain controller (that's a VM, and also doesn't have Firefox installed) which will push configurations to all other VMs, including the local machine.

I've tried customizing through GPO, editing the registry, editing bookmarks.html, creating my own .json file; nothing seems to stick. I've also learned that renaming or deleting places.sqlite doesn't really help because it gets regenerated when Firefox opens a new window. Even tried a DB Browser for places.sqlite, in hopes to edit the file, which didn't help. Unsure where to go next, ideas or assistance would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by jb568 1 hour ago

Unncessary Browsing History - Gmail/Outlook/Facebook.

Just wondering if any of the developers could add a domain exclusion option within the browser history settings where users could exclude the domains which they don't wan… (read more)

Just wondering if any of the developers could add a domain exclusion option within the browser history settings where users could exclude the domains which they don't want the browser to record the history of.

Now many of you would argue that why don't you use private mode. Blah blah blah. But it's not the same thing. I gotta use my GMail, Google-drive, Outlook, or Facebook, etc everyday, so the private mode is not an option.

These domain URLs are not necessarily required to be stored and synced every day after day when nobody or at least 99% of people are not gonna use them ever.

Would be better, if users get the option where they can control which domains they want to keep the history of. This would offset millions and billions bytes of the data from Mozilla and also speed up and improve the history management.

Please share your thoughts.

Asked by lovelyday_786 2 days ago

Last reply by lovelyday_786 1 hour ago

GOOGLE AND OTHER SEARCH ENGINES

I CAN'T ACCESS MY GMAIL OR ANY OTHER SEARCH ENGINE, CAN SOMEONE HELP WITH THIS Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and … (read more)

I CAN'T ACCESS MY GMAIL OR ANY OTHER SEARCH ENGINE, CAN SOMEONE HELP WITH THIS

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.google.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by Kaycee 3 hours ago

question – Firefox – bookmarks roll away (LOL)

Hi I wonder whether you could help me The OS is Windows 10 By the way, I’ve scanned over and over again, with different software, the computer for any malware, virus, etc… (read more)

Hi

I wonder whether you could help me

The OS is Windows 10

By the way, I’ve scanned over and over again, with different software, the computer for any malware, virus, etc, and it’s all clean.

I’ve used Firefox and bookmarks for years.

Lately, when I try to place (sometimes even when I’ve already placed it) the cursor on a bookmark (any bookmark) all the bookmarks (including the selected, “highlighted”, bookmark) roll away, upwards or downwards.

As for the selected bookmark, it disappears from view, even though, when I find it, I can see that the bookmark itself remains selected.

Weird.

What am I doing wrong??

In advance, thanks for your kind help

Christian

Asked by vvld-ml-2020 3 hours ago

Wrong representation/rendering of CSS shaped Website

For example PHPMyadmin is rendered wrong - see pictures below: 1. FF (left) rendering in comparison with edge 2. and 3. PHPMyadmin after pressing CSS in the filter-field … (read more)

For example PHPMyadmin is rendered wrong - see pictures below: 1. FF (left) rendering in comparison with edge 2. and 3. PHPMyadmin after pressing CSS in the filter-field of the developpers tools. Then the rendering gets partly better but not yet good.

I tried the suggested changes in settings, refreshed Firefox and did even a complete new install. No changes. What can I try/do next? Problem exists since one or two days without changing anything at the server or client.

Asked by hans130 4 hours ago

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Bookmark backup not loading

This morning after no noticeable change to my computer, the bookmarks are missing from Firefox. I thought it might be after last update, but that was a week ago (I think… (read more)

This morning after no noticeable change to my computer, the bookmarks are missing from Firefox. I thought it might be after last update, but that was a week ago (I think) and I didn't have this issue until after the weekend (computer on but not used, system did not restart). The bookmark backups are listed but i get the following error when trying to load them:

"Unable to process the backup file."

I have found the file location, but even trying to do it manually gives the same error.

Is this a bug from the new update?

Asked by pgtjr 4 hours ago

Answered by pgtjr 4 hours ago

Signing into Firefox after resetting my laptop

Hi there I reset my pc I know my username and password to my login here but not letting me sign into gmail (given I might have used Firefox's password generator thingy an… (read more)

Hi there I reset my pc I know my username and password to my login here but not letting me sign into gmail (given I might have used Firefox's password generator thingy and I can't login and I've got my important websites signed into that login, thoughts on how to reset my password?. I want that one as I've spent £££ on Patreon and that and building my custom Firefox account :(

Asked by Jamie Willis 3 days ago

Last reply by Jamie Willis 4 hours ago

audio no longer works from local server

probably since update to 105, I can no longer play audio from my local server. The browser sends one range request for bytes 0- which is answered with partial data. The b… (read more)

probably since update to 105, I can no longer play audio from my local server. The browser sends one range request for bytes 0- which is answered with partial data. The browser will play just the amount of data sent and the audio position jumps to the end. No further requests are sent to the server Audio format is flac, protocol is http, server closes connection after each request I tried this on win10 and linux

Asked by hamann.w 5 hours ago

Firefox 105.01 update

I think the latest update, Firefox 105.01, screwed up my bookmarks. The Star on the address bar is blue for any site. Clicking on it does nothing. Will not edit, three ba… (read more)

I think the latest update, Firefox 105.01, screwed up my bookmarks. The Star on the address bar is blue for any site. Clicking on it does nothing. Will not edit, three bar menu will not edit, Control D will not edit.

There is now a bar underneath the address bar for a toolbar which was not there previously. I have never used or needed the bookmarks toolbar.

The Release notes for 105.01 (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/105.0.1/releasenotes/?utm_source=firefox-browser&utm_medium=firefox-desktop&utm_campaign=about-dialog) appears as a bookmark in an unrelated folder. It will not delete.

I did look at the release notes right after the update. I closed that tab and did not bookmark it.

Cannot add new bookmarks.

I just discovered on the three bar menu under the Bookmarks menu that 105 shows as the last recent bookmark. Prior recent bookmarks will open up the "edit this bookmark." Only the save button is highlighted & clicking on that does nothing & the menu disappears.

Please fix. Thank you

Firefox no se abre tras la ultima actualización y necesito renovar certificado

Buenos días. Firefox no se abre tras la ultima actualización. Tengo un certificado instalado a punto de caducar y quería renovarlo pero como no puedo abrir Firefox me es … (read more)

Buenos días. Firefox no se abre tras la ultima actualización. Tengo un certificado instalado a punto de caducar y quería renovarlo pero como no puedo abrir Firefox me es imposible acceder a él. Le agradecería alguna solución. En caso negativo, quisiera saber si hubiera alguna forma para exportarlo a Chrome. Me temo que lo voy a perder si me caduca. Gracias

Asked by adela.erosa55 6 hours ago

How to get rid of hard to read black backgrounds?

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique. I've tried all the modes like light, sy… (read more)

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique.

I've tried all the modes like light, system etc nothing seems to fix it.

Am I going to need a stack of css code to fix it - code for each and everything I want to set back to light, or is there a setting to achieve this?

Asked by citizen1138x 1 month ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 7 hours ago

yahoo mail not opening fully. works fine with Edge

my yahoo email is not completely opening with Firefox, but it opens fully with Edge, so unlikely to be a Norton firewall issue. i have cleared Firefox cache but that didn… (read more)

my yahoo email is not completely opening with Firefox, but it opens fully with Edge, so unlikely to be a Norton firewall issue. i have cleared Firefox cache but that didn't help. firefox says 'not syncing' at top right of screen. Syncing with what? i don't have a smart phone to sync with. A.B.

Asked by alcynbennett 8 hours ago

Access Denied

I am having a lot of problems lately getting onto sites to shop that I used to be able to go to. One is "www.Boscovs.com" ... There are others, but this one just came up… (read more)

I am having a lot of problems lately getting onto sites to shop that I used to be able to go to. One is "www.Boscovs.com" ... There are others, but this one just came up. What is going on? Did something goofy take place with the latest update? Thanks for any help ... This is just SO aggravating. Sincerely, Carolyn Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.boscovs.com/" on this server. This also happens when I use Microsoft Edge

Asked by HappyTrailz 10 hours ago

Life time member

I have been a life time FIREFOX customer for years. Just recently my laptop quit working so I had to purchase another but a desktop. I now need the app to download FIRE… (read more)

I have been a life time FIREFOX customer for years. Just recently my laptop quit working so I had to purchase another but a desktop. I now need the app to download FIREFOX... Please send instruction

Thank You [email]@hotmail.com

Asked by tedbialy 16 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 11 hours ago

Firefox blocking a website

I was trying to access a survey site, and I got an error message saying that Firefox couldn't open the page. I have never had this issue with this site, as I have been us… (read more)

I was trying to access a survey site, and I got an error message saying that Firefox couldn't open the page. I have never had this issue with this site, as I have been using it for most of this year. What should I do?

Asked by swordwolf 14 hours ago

Last reply by swordwolf 12 hours ago

How to prevent 'opened files' (temporary files) saved in the Downloads folder

The latest version of Firefox is giving me a nightmare. Previously, when I downloaded something, an alert would automatically pop-up asking me whether I want to save the … (read more)

The latest version of Firefox is giving me a nightmare. Previously, when I downloaded something, an alert would automatically pop-up asking me whether I want to save the file or just open it. For those files which I only want to open them once, I would click Open. Then, I would either save the file into another format or copy the content to somewhere else and be done with it. Those 'Opened' file were just temp files which would be deleted automatically after some time. But since the previous update of Firefox, the option to 'open downloaded files as temp files' seems to have been completely gone. I've already manually change the settings for all types of files back to 'Always ask' but the files I 'opened once' are no longer just temp files but permanently saved in the Downloads folder. I personally seldom save things in C drive. Today I occasionally opened the Downloads folder and was astonished to see that all the 'temp files' I opened last month are all saved in there. It's very annoying. Why should I even be wasting my time to clear these temp files manually? The only reason I've been using Firefox over Chrome for these many years is because Chrome always forces me to save all the downloaded files to my local drive and doesn't provide me the option to open them as temp files. If Firefox has become just like Chrome, forcing me to save all unwanted files to my local drive, what's the point for me to continue using Firefox?

Asked by racaywt 12 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 hours ago

Javascript

I had to add Javascript because one of my accounts need Javascript to open. After installing Javascript and allowing for all to be 'true', I still get this message when I… (read more)

I had to add Javascript because one of my accounts need Javascript to open. After installing Javascript and allowing for all to be 'true', I still get this message when I try to open a 'show blocked content' in my email.

"The address wasn’t understood

Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (javascript) isn’t associated with any program or is not allowed in this context.

   You might need to install other software to open this address."

I never had any problem before installing Javascript. Thanks for any solutions.

Asked by jalnet1 12 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 hours ago