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Issue accessing specific URLs on a single website, Ancestry.com. Same URLs can be accessed easily on other browsers

Using Ancestry.com for genealogical research. The option exists to view other trees with comparable information. Works in Chrome, Vivaldi and Opera. Works in Firefox Deve… (read more)

Using Ancestry.com for genealogical research. The option exists to view other trees with comparable information. Works in Chrome, Vivaldi and Opera. Works in Firefox Developer. Will not work in FF 100.0.2. I've tried the usual troubleshooting - safe mode, enabling/disabling DNSPrefetch. Example URL http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/PersonMatch.aspx?tid=44861136&pid=162378642007&src=m which should display snapshots of other trees containing the same people. Only on Firefox, I am redirected to my homepage on the website. I have read of others having the same problem. Any fix suggestions? Thanks.

Asked by confidential48 6 months ago

Answered by Terry 6 months ago

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Digital signature stopped working

Digital signature was working properly since yesterday ie 20th May 2022, but now its stopped working, what will be the reason, Digital signature process stuck and not pr… (read more)

Digital signature was working properly since yesterday ie 20th May 2022, but now its stopped working, what will be the reason, Digital signature process stuck and not proceed further, if you kindly send me setting of firefox for DSC i will always be greatful to you. thank you.

Asked by robsangkc 6 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 months ago

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Firefox won't play Audio from Realtec speakers

YouTube refuses to play audio out of one audio output, which is specifically Speakers (Realtek(R) Audio) Audio works fine testing other browsers, and other apps. Tried… (read more)

YouTube refuses to play audio out of one audio output, which is specifically Speakers (Realtek(R) Audio) Audio works fine testing other browsers, and other apps.

Tried disabling hardware acceleration, but the issue persists. Firefox up to date. Graphics driver up to date. Windows 10

Edition Windows 10 Home Version 21H2 Installed on ‎8/‎12/‎2021 OS build 19044.1706 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4170.0

Asked by Magnus_Tsunami 6 months ago

Answered by Dropa 6 months ago

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Fresh installed firefox overwritten my old sync

Hey everyone. I decided to make a fresh windows install, and when i installed firefox as allways i logged in. Normally when i have logged in on a fresh installation of fi… (read more)

Hey everyone.

I decided to make a fresh windows install, and when i installed firefox as allways i logged in.

Normally when i have logged in on a fresh installation of firefox it startes with the sync and getting all my old booksmarks, add-ons, passwords etc. but this time i didn't.

I thought that was weird but didn't pay mind to it, i thought i might have needed some time to sync. After 4 hours nothing has happended yet.

things i have tried:

  • Pressing Sync now under my profile
  • Pressing sync now under settings
  • Going to help - more techinical information - Databasen Places - Confirm integrety

The result was:

> Task: checkIntegrity + The places.sqlite database is sane + The favicons.sqlite database is sane > Task: invalidateCaches + The caches have been invalidated > Task: checkCoherence + The database is coherent > Task: expire + Database cleaned up > Task: originFrecencyStats + Recalculated origin frecency stats > Task: vacuum + Initial database size is 5120KiB + The database has been vacuumed + Final database size is 5120KiB > Task: stats + Places.sqlite size is 5120KiB + Favicons.sqlite size is 5120KiB + pragma_user_version is 66 + pragma_page_size is 32768 + pragma_cache_size is -2048 + pragma_journal_mode is wal + pragma_synchronous is 1 + History can store a maximum of 112348 unique pages + Table moz_origins has 24 records + Table moz_places has 139 records + Table moz_historyvisits has 157 records + Table moz_inputhistory has 1 records + Table moz_bookmarks has 13 records + Table moz_bookmarks_deleted has 0 records + Table moz_keywords has 0 records + Table sqlite_sequence has 1 records + Table moz_anno_attributes has 2 records + Table moz_annos has 6 records + Table moz_items_annos has 0 records + Table moz_meta has 7 records + Table moz_places_metadata has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_search_queries has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_snapshots has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_snapshots_extra has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_snapshots_groups has 0 records + Table moz_places_metadata_groups_to_snapshots has 0 records + Table moz_session_metadata has 0 records + Table moz_session_to_places has 0 records + Table moz_previews_tombstones has 0 records + Table sqlite_stat1 has 15 records + Pages sequentiality: 100 + sqlite_schema: 32KiB (1.9%), 30.1% eff. + moz_origins: 32KiB (1.9%), 2.5% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_origins_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 2.3% eff. + moz_places: 32KiB (1.9%), 93.5% eff. + moz_historyvisits: 32KiB (1.9%), 10.3% eff. + moz_inputhistory: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.1% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_inputhistory_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.1% eff. + moz_bookmarks: 32KiB (1.9%), 2.3% eff. + moz_bookmarks_deleted: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_bookmarks_deleted_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_keywords: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_keywords_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + sqlite_sequence: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.1% eff. + moz_anno_attributes: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.2% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_anno_attributes_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.2% eff. + moz_annos: 32KiB (1.9%), 1.9% eff. + moz_items_annos: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_meta: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.8% eff. + moz_places_metadata: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_search_queries: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_places_metadata_search_queries_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_extra: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_groups: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_groups_to_snapshots: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_session_metadata: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + sqlite_autoindex_moz_session_metadata_1: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_session_to_places: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_previews_tombstones: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + sqlite_stat1: 32KiB (1.9%), 2.4% eff. + moz_places_url_hashindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 5.6% eff. + moz_places_hostindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 10% eff. + moz_places_visitcount: 32KiB (1.9%), 3.1% eff. + moz_places_frecencyindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 3.5% eff. + moz_places_lastvisitdateindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 6.3% eff. + moz_places_guid_uniqueindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 8.1% eff. + moz_places_originidindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 3.4% eff. + moz_historyvisits_placedateindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 8.3% eff. + moz_historyvisits_fromindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 3.8% eff. + moz_historyvisits_dateindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 7.3% eff. + moz_bookmarks_itemindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.4% eff. + moz_bookmarks_parentindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.4% eff. + moz_bookmarks_itemlastmodifiedindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.7% eff. + moz_bookmarks_dateaddedindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.6% eff. + moz_bookmarks_guid_uniqueindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.8% eff. + moz_keywords_placepostdata_uniqueindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_annos_placeattributeindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0.2% eff. + moz_items_annos_itemattributeindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_placecreated_uniqueindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_referrerindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_pinnedindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. + moz_places_metadata_snapshots_extra_typeindex: 32KiB (1.9%), 0% eff. > Task: _refreshUI

I have to many things i would like to recover... this have never been an issue before? Do anyone have some tips?

Asked by oliver.veile 6 months ago

Answered by Paul 6 months ago

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Reorder URL bar Suggestions

Is there any way to reorder the URL bar back to how it used to be in older versions of firefox? It doesn't make any sense to prioritise google search over bookmarks. Is i… (read more)

Is there any way to reorder the URL bar back to how it used to be in older versions of firefox?

It doesn't make any sense to prioritise google search over bookmarks.

Is it possible to go to the older style where search is at the bottom and only becomes the priority match when nothing else can be found.

"Search suggestions" are disabled. Autofill is also disabled. The problem also occurs on a fresh install inside a VM, so I doubt it has anything to do with userchrome/about:config

Thanks.

Asked by FatHead 6 months ago

Last reply by FatHead 6 months ago

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Error on website only on firefix browser

Hi there, I have not been able to log into my school account from my firefox browser which is my preferred browser. I thought it was something with my school account, but… (read more)

Hi there, I have not been able to log into my school account from my firefox browser which is my preferred browser. I thought it was something with my school account, but i discovered i can open it on any other browser out there. Any suggestions? I have cleared all cookies from this site. Thank you in advance,

Linda R.

Asked by lindamcr14 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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why is the cast icon not showing on some websites ?

unable to see cast option on few websites like most websites. I tried to install the fx_cast option where I can see the cast icon now, but when I play youtube videos and … (read more)

unable to see cast option on few websites like most websites. I tried to install the fx_cast option where I can see the cast icon now, but when I play youtube videos and click on cast button (fx_cast), its not detecting my google chromecast. Google chromecast is detected in edge and chrome browsers, but why is my TV not detected in firefox. Like I cannot see the cast icon on many websites where I see the cast icon on edge and chrome browsers, the icon itself is missing in many websites. Please make sure the wireless TV is atleast detected in firefox browser. I have tried so many changes and it does not detect my wireless tv or does not show my chromecast tv signal. Something is wrong with your browser, its not working fine. I have enabled the flag casting in the browser about:config as well. Appreciate it if you can please fix it asap as the streaming is abs fine in firefox browser and the same website runs slow in chrome and edge, which is why I need to use firefox to cast to my tv. Appreciate your help in this regards.

Thanks Manu

Asked by hulk 6 months ago

Last reply by James 6 months ago

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"Supposed" added security

Hello... EVERY time I try to sign into my Yahoo email, I have to go through hoops to actually get there. When I click the box that says ...never ask on this device agai… (read more)

Hello... EVERY time I try to sign into my Yahoo email, I have to go through hoops to actually get there. When I click the box that says ...never ask on this device again, your system ignores it. This "Added Security" is not helpful. nor is it adding any security to anything. All you are doing is making me look for other web browsers. Google Chrome does not do this. Safari does not do this. Opera does not do this. I do not need to be contacted via text message, OR ANY OTHER WAY, to gain access to MY email account. Stop holding me hostage!!

Please tell me how to get rid of this absolutely horrible "feature."

Asked by shremson 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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Extremely slow start-up(Win10)

The browser takes extremely long time to start-up. Task manager shows that it's trying to pull some 200mbs of data at the rate of 0.5mb\s or less. RAM is fine. HDD is old… (read more)

The browser takes extremely long time to start-up. Task manager shows that it's trying to pull some 200mbs of data at the rate of 0.5mb\s or less. RAM is fine. HDD is old, but recently defragmented and, outside of <this> particular issue - it's not a problem. System is dusty, but system is system. For some reason virtually any other program launches more or less just fine. A particularly heavy game can pull gigabytes of data in about the same time that Firefox is bottlenecked to kilobyte speed.

It's not a conflict of start-ups, I have only the driver necessities in there. it's not a windows start-up issue, the browser can take as much time even a minute after windows is loaded. It's not a (anti)virus. Because I don't use either. It's not some 15 year old Celeron trying to handle W10, FX8320 should be able to handle opening a web browser. It's not a ton of extensions, and it's not even Firefox accounting, it happened before I registered. From extensions it's only ublock origin and VPN.

My personal three guesses are:

-More than 3-5 tabs on average, but, last I checked, the tabs aren't loaded upon start-up. And power users have sessions of dozens of tabs. -100-200 bookmarks. Again, not sure how hard is it to read a text data, unless it also has to load some thumbnails or icons or whatever. -Software aging.(Latest stable firefox, updates are on, and it has been running far less than this 4 year old system)

Reinstalling the system isn't a solution. Nor is reinstalling Firefox. Nor is dumping bookmarks, because otherwise why bookmark them. I'd just like to know why is Firefox limited to kilobyte speed of initial page loading. It can't be a damaged HDD cluster, otherwise I'd feel it outside of start-up.

With my limited knowledge of PC - it's usually a random read issue. Because like every memory benchmarks(HDD and RAM) can show hysterical speeds when loading\copying some 50gigs of a single file, if it's a few hundreds of thousands of small files - it becomes random and tanks. But what I don't understand why does Firefox have THAT much clutter? Is it really the bookmarks?

Asked by Wirxaw 6 months ago

Answered by Wirxaw 6 months ago

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Random web pages coming up blank/failing to load

When I try to load random web pages on some well known websites, some load, and then turn blank. For example: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/21/russia-ukraine-live-updates.… (read more)

When I try to load random web pages on some well known websites, some load, and then turn blank.

For example: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/21/russia-ukraine-live-updates.html

This happens at random, it seems. Most of my browsing seems to work fine.

Reloading doesn't help.

Troubleshooting mode doesn't help.

Asked by Zabadoh 6 months ago

Last reply by Terry 6 months ago

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I emptied my Firefox cache because my computer was sluggish and lost my administrative abilities on a not-for-profit facebook page for which I am a listed administrator. How do I get it back?

I need to regain my administrative capability on a not-for-profit Facebook page on which I am a listed administrator. After emptying the browser cache I cannot go into t… (read more)

I need to regain my administrative capability on a not-for-profit Facebook page on which I am a listed administrator. After emptying the browser cache I cannot go into the Humane Society of McDonough County facebook page and make changes or additions. Please help.

Asked by bjskripps 6 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 months ago

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cycling error

I reported this error; however, I still do not have an answer. MS Edge works perfectly; why does Firefox get stuck in a "forever" loop during the Monrovia Website search… (read more)

I reported this error; however, I still do not have an answer.

MS Edge works perfectly; why does Firefox get stuck in a "forever" loop during the Monrovia Website search? See the attached jpg.

Asked by kinnear333 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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stop navbar searching permanently

If I wanted to use the navbar for search I'd set it up that way. I don't, and I'm getting really sick of doing this... type in searchBar "about:config" Accept warn… (read more)

If I wanted to use the navbar for search I'd set it up that way. I don't, and I'm getting really sick of doing this...

    type in searchBar "about:config"
   Accept warning
   Search "browser.urlbar.suggest.searches" and change it to false (Do this Only if you want to disable suggesions)
   Search "keyword.enabled" and change it to false
   Search "browser.fixup.alternate.enabled" and change it to false 

every time I open Firefox or a new tab in Firefox.

I'd like the option of not having it search in the navbar, ever. I search using Google. I like Google. I've been a big fan and supporter of Firefox for years, but this constantly having to deal with the search in the navbar thing, which I don't want it to do, is really turning me off of Firefox. I hate the Microsoft junk, Explorer and Edge, and I don't like Chrome either, but I'm getting really sick of Firefox trying to shove this Search via the navbar thing down my throat.

How do I disable navbar search permanently, or am I just stuck with redoing it every time I open Firefox or a new tab, at least until I get completely fed up and decide to give another browser a try at replacing Firefox?

Asked by deannag65 6 months ago

Last reply by Terry 6 months ago

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print from download

Before recent 'update', I was able to print an attachment from an e-mail. Now the print goes directly to a folder and I dont know enough to know hyow to get it open and … (read more)

Before recent 'update', I was able to print an attachment from an e-mail. Now the print goes directly to a folder and I dont know enough to know hyow to get it open and print it.

Asked by lorriemileham 6 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 months ago

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assurancewireless log in link error 500

when I try and log into the assurancewireless website the server error code 500 pops up every time. I refresh the page and it still give me the error. i cleared my cookie… (read more)

when I try and log into the assurancewireless website the server error code 500 pops up every time. I refresh the page and it still give me the error. i cleared my cookies and history and still pops up. can you look and see if the error is in firefox code reading of the logging URL? assurancewireless

Asked by richg48 6 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 months ago