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a security error prevented the resource from being loaded

H A Forum I use extensively suddenly started showing content layed out in a sort of linear fashion where everything was set onto a new line. I have used this forum for mo… (read more)

H A Forum I use extensively suddenly started showing content layed out in a sort of linear fashion where everything was set onto a new line. I have used this forum for more than 18 years and this is the first time this has happened, The site is a respected one, and a search for 'MSDN Forum' would provide a link(s) to my problem site. After a LOT of work trying to find what has happened has resulted in my finding that scripts and CSS seem to be skipped from being loaded by Firefox reporting the error message I mention in the title. These errors are MANY thoughout the incoming data. I subsequently tried to pursue Mozilla articles on Mixed Content Blocking, which seems to say Ishould have an option to 'disable' Firefox security with respect to the above via clicking on the 'sheild' icon and follow through to where there is supposed to be am option to 'stop/disble' - but there is no such option here so I can't check if that option is a cause of my issue. This issue is very severe as it disable ALL of the needed buttons - such as Reply, Quote and Post New Question - for a Forum, that is indeed severe! Now, I don't know if this whole issue is a fault with either Microsoft (who seem to be serving faulty data, or, Firefox for being overly coseting) I attach an image showing a portion of the errors (they extend throughout the entire list). Patricularly, the line at the top saying the Style Sheet could not be loaded summarizes the whole issue. Is there any other way I can get to disable Firefox being overly protective - I do know how to use the About:Config etc., but lack the ability to find anything relevant to this issue in any of the content there.

A further snippet of information: amongst other things, I reinstalled Window 10 and used Edge immediately after install had completed - same issues (suggesting that either both browsers are overly protective, or that the issues stem from Microsoft). I have tried most/all of the things likely to be suggested here suxh as using Safe Mode, no Extensions etc.

To save readers from becoming bored with this long essay, I'll stop here - if further info needed, just ask.

Asked by Les 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to invert colors in the embedded pfd reader? (A dyslexic-friendly setting)

I am a dyslexic (and die-hard) Firefox user. Along the course of the years, I found out that inverting the text-background colors is a good practice to reduce the eye-st… (read more)

I am a dyslexic (and die-hard) Firefox user. Along the course of the years, I found out that inverting the text-background colors is a good practice to reduce the eye-straining and increase my reading speed.

To achieve this in Firefox, I installed "Dark Background Light Text" add-on and it I used to work out extremely good. However, in June 2018 (Firefox 61) this add-on lost the priviledge to operate in the embedded PDF viewer. This is extremely painful (considering that on average I open 40-50 PDF per week), and I often I have to download/open the documents outside Firefox. This often turns out to be a disrupting process, that makes me lose focus when swapping back and forth between the PDF viewer, my IDE and the browser.

I don't know whether there is a way to activate this feature and I think I made a couple of requests to implement it, but, as of now, I've never received any answer. What makes things worse the Firefox's PDF viewer is the __only__ viewer that doesn't support this feature natively. Is there a way to enable this in Firefox? (I could be as desperate as to try to volunteer to implementing it in the code myself)

Please, don't leave my support request unanswered any longer.

Asked by ninoCan 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Did Firefox 73.0 stop downlaod "ask me" for file location option?

I have seen that 73.0 has caused some major problems for some. Since I installed 73.0 (64-bit) however, I have only one problem but it has a high impact on my use of Fire… (read more)

I have seen that 73.0 has caused some major problems for some. Since I installed 73.0 (64-bit) however, I have only one problem but it has a high impact on my use of Firefox. The setting for downloads was not changed and remained set correctly for "Ask me for file location" which has worked daily previously on previous Firefox versions. I have tried to change the setting to a specific file location and then change back to no avail. The specific location works fine but returning to the "ask me" option does not change anything. Not sure what to try or do to proceed...

Asked by RonK 1 year ago

Answered by RonK 1 year ago

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How do I delete an individual URL from the dropdown in the address bar in Firefox 73? Shift+Del no longer works.

In previous versions all you had to do was highlight a URL in the dropdown from the address bar and Shift+Del would remove it, but that no longer works in 73.0.1, and it'… (read more)

In previous versions all you had to do was highlight a URL in the dropdown from the address bar and Shift+Del would remove it, but that no longer works in 73.0.1, and it's funcionally impossible to find an answer via search engine because every result is pre-73 and suggests Shift+Del.

Asked by TexasUberAlles 1 year ago

Answered by Standard8 1 year ago

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How do I fix Firefox crashes from "breakpoint exception reached" error?

I had this issue about a month ago, and looked into responses given to similar crashes. I tried disabling Hardware Acceleration, reinstalled Firefox, removed all add-ons … (read more)

I had this issue about a month ago, and looked into responses given to similar crashes. I tried disabling Hardware Acceleration, reinstalled Firefox, removed all add-ons and themes, then did a clean reinstall without any of my old user information, and checked my RAM for issues to no avail. I still had crashes in between each attempted fix. I updated Windows Defender and ran virus scans but nothing was wrong. None of the minor changes seemed to make a difference, but the crashes stopped so perhaps it was a culmination of everything, or I just got lucky.

Well last night the issues started again. I checked my OS installation for issues this time, and reinstalled Firefox (and immediately turned off hardware acceleration), but it hasn't helped. I don't want to erase my Firefox Profile and everything else again, so hopefully someone can tell me the 1 thing I need to do to prevent this from happening. I made sure to submit all the crash reports, but most of the ones from the past 24 hours appear to be missing now, so I'll include the IDs from the last three reports before it stopped previously, as well as the first three I ever sent, since I assume this is the same error.

Most recent 3 in list:
bp-0b7a3e53-4d98-46b4-aff8-4774e0200225 25/02/2020 10:48
bp-52fb00b8-cc1b-4f29-b7a9-6fe2e0200224 24/02/2020 18:34
bp-3dde4e4e-70c2-4a1d-a5da-36fae0200224 24/02/2020 18:29

Most recent 3 from previous incident:
bp-4e67d4c9-14fe-4008-9c01-252100200115 15/01/2020 12:02
bp-9c25bd1f-19f9-49fa-a866-00b100200115 15/01/2020 12:02
bp-b062dab4-7060-47d7-99a7-a717f0200115 15/01/2020 12:02

First 3 from previous incident:
bp-c7f25935-17ef-4e8e-8178-c11ed0200114 14/01/2020 18:22
bp-de05d97f-2217-4168-99a3-69d6b0200114 14/01/2020 18:22
bp-838769c3-cbd5-4a21-ab94-5641f0200114 14/01/2020 18:22

If it helps, I'm running the latest version of Firefox with Windows 10 Pro on a Dell Optiplex 9020. It's an Intel icore i5-4590 3.3GHz CPU, and the GPU is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Zotac Mini 6G.

(edited to add line breaks since I noticed it was clumped together)

Asked by Cosmic 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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"Failed to initialize WebGL" in Firefox 73.0.1 when the same website was working in a previous version

Hello you fine folks! I was using firefox with webGL until it upgraded to 73.0.1. Now all webGL content cannot be initialized. Specifically, Mapbox GL cannot initialize W… (read more)

Hello you fine folks!

I was using firefox with webGL until it upgraded to 73.0.1. Now all webGL content cannot be initialized. Specifically, Mapbox GL cannot initialize WebGL - I suspect someone has left a toggle in the code somewhere and it borked my workflow.

When I start firefox with all add-ons disabled I still get the same errors. I am 99% certain this has to do with the firefox update because it forced a restart and then various mapbox gl websites stopped working - I also confirmed it was not only mapbox gl by visiting the WebGL working site here: https://get.webgl.org/

https://docs.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/example/simple-map/ gives me results in the attached images

I literally did not change a thing except upgrade the browser as was required.

Asked by euxneks 1 year ago

Answered by euxneks 1 year ago

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Suddenly can't make PayPal payments on eBay using Firefox

I've had no problems for years when using PayPal to pay for Ebay items, but suddenly 14/02/2020 the PayPal pop-up window just sits there with the spinning circle. Paying … (read more)

I've had no problems for years when using PayPal to pay for Ebay items, but suddenly 14/02/2020 the PayPal pop-up window just sits there with the spinning circle. Paying by credit/debit card works fine, but I want the payment to come straight out from my bank account. Followed the simple instructions like disabling AdBlocker and checking Pop-ups are allowed, as given in other answers. Still stuck for a solution, saw elsewhere a reference to user_pref file but that just confused me as I'm not that technically minded. Any help would be gratefully received.

Asked by djmb 1 year ago

Answered by ramos5391 1 year ago

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Firefox 73 no longer plays Netflix. It load the homepage but movies fail to play

I'm a Linux (archlinux) user. After the update to FF73 I cannot play Netflix movies. I can log in, see the homepage, choose a movie and then I tries for awhile to run the… (read more)

I'm a Linux (archlinux) user. After the update to FF73 I cannot play Netflix movies. I can log in, see the homepage, choose a movie and then I tries for awhile to run the movie. After a while it fails with error: F7702-1290. It suggest to check I have the latest version of Firefox, which of course, I do. Any Ideas to solve the problem.

Asked by R. Alvez 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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How to remove/hide extension bar(not icon) from toolbar?

I have FVD Speed Dial extension installed, and this is why this bar appears(only on this page ofc). It's just information about this page loaded by an extension, but it s… (read more)

I have FVD Speed Dial extension installed, and this is why this bar appears(only on this page ofc). It's just information about this page loaded by an extension, but it simply drives me nuts. I think the image explains more.

Asked by Mystic 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How do I make my Homepage different from New Windows?

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped toget… (read more)

Currently, whatever link(s) you set as your Homepage is also the same link(s) that appears when you open a New Window. The way that New Window is inherently clumped together with the Homepage seems to make it impossible to separate the two in the Options settings.

What is the logic behind this? Why have a separate setting for New Tab, but not New Window? I like having Firefox open up multiple tabs as my homepage when I first boot up Firefox, but if I want to open up a new window just for screen management space with Ctrl+N, I really am not interested in my homepages being re-instantiated, as I already have them open on my first window.

I really want my Homepages to remain a custom mix of tabs with any New Tab and New Window opening up to a Firefox's default new tab page. Is that not possible? I can't have a custom Homepage without also having a custom New Window configuration? :(

It just seems like an arbitrary distinction. What can I do to make this magical world of separate Homepage and New Window settings happen?

Sincerely, A Fan

Asked by astinad 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Can I safely delete an 8-month-old "Old Firefox Data" file folder on my desktop?

It's on my desktop and dated 14 June 2019. I've never paid it any mind, but I'd like to resolve the matter. Do I or do I not need it? I use Firefox EXCLUSIVELY linked … (read more)

It's on my desktop and dated 14 June 2019. I've never paid it any mind, but I'd like to resolve the matter. Do I or do I not need it? I use Firefox EXCLUSIVELY linked with StartPage. I don't think a day has gone by that I have not used Firefox for HOURS every day since the creation of the file folder. A screenshot is too large to attach. The folder contains 651 files, 125 folders, 118MB, and is located on C:\Users\Hochstapler\Desktop. I don't know what's in it or how to find out what's in it. I'd appreciate some sound advice. I'll answer questions as quickly as possible. Thanks.

Asked by Ó Gaff Mór 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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no longer have access to email. I was using ,y firefox account fine, but now after I log in you ask verification code which is sent to the old nonactive email.

I was using firefox sync account wadahi@top-mails.net just fine. that email was deleted for non-use. No verification procedure was laid out anywhere in the agreement. Th… (read more)

I was using firefox sync account wadahi@top-mails.net just fine. that email was deleted for non-use. No verification procedure was laid out anywhere in the agreement. Then firefox modified the agreement and now sends verification codes to that email, which I no longer have access to. I am able to login in my account using the login and password , however firefox now wont allow me to change the email to the new one to receive verification code. I need access to my bookmarks and saved passwords NOW! Firefox had no rights to unilaterally change the agreement without notice to the customer. Firefox had no right to impose the verification email without letting the customer make sure his email can still recieve verification codes. Firefox failed to provide customer support because it doesnt even have a technical support email or phone number like a registered business should have. I lost access to my bookmarks and saved passwords because of negligence and reckleness of Firefox in failing to notify the customer to change the email to make sure the email can receive incoming emails and is current. I have the access to my firefox sync account, however it wont let me login without the verification code which is being sent to a nonactive email, used many years ago.

Suggested resolution: if you are a smart and relatively educated techncial support, you would realize that the same ip address would indicate that I am who I am and I should be allowed to change the email. However, firefox provided no technciall support and DID NOT EVEN HAVE A CONTACT EMAIL, while making significant profits from the customers and yet fails to provide technical support.

I need access to my bookmarks NOW!

Asked by simon42 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Unable to login to Discover Card website

Starting today When I attempted to login to My Discover Card Web Site, I get the message "Your account cannot currently be accessed. With something about outdated Browse… (read more)

Starting today When I attempted to login to My Discover Card Web Site, I get the message "Your account cannot currently be accessed. With something about outdated Browsers. I have checked, and my Firefox Browser is up to date and I cleared cookies and data, but no success. I called Discover and that are not aware of any connections problems with Firefox browser. I was able to access the web site using Microsoft Edge.

Asked by jones8332 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Websites do not display embedded tweets

News websites frequently embed tweets within the text. These display as blank boxes on some sites or not at all on others. Why? I already tried the safe mode and resettin… (read more)

News websites frequently embed tweets within the text. These display as blank boxes on some sites or not at all on others. Why? I already tried the safe mode and resetting embeds without success.

Asked by grouponesouth 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why do I get "sending request to www.facebook.com" in apparently unrelated pages?

I was using this site https://donativos.unicef.pt/criancas-refugiadas/?utm_term=Amigos+da+UNICEF%3A+Mostre+que+nao+se+esqueceu&utm_campaign=Siria+9+Anos&utm_sourc… (read more)

I was using this site https://donativos.unicef.pt/criancas-refugiadas/?utm_term=Amigos+da+UNICEF%3A+Mostre+que+nao+se+esqueceu&utm_campaign=Siria+9+Anos&utm_source=e-goi&utm_medium=email, but I've seen this happening in other sites, and after submitting a form I got "Sending request to www.facebook.com" in the bottom bar.

What does it mean? Is this some kind of tracking?

Asked by jmss 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox73.0 Lockwise not listing saved passwords and logins

Overnight it seems that Firefox is no longer reading my old saved logins and passwords. I have checked to see that the logins.json and key4.db files are present, but the… (read more)

Overnight it seems that Firefox is no longer reading my old saved logins and passwords. I have checked to see that the logins.json and key4.db files are present, but the new Lockwise page shows nothing. When I look at the about:protections page, it shows that I still have 400+ logins and passwords protected. I tried to make a new profile and import backup data and Firefox still does not see the saved logins and passwords in the new profile. Any ideas on what is causing this behavior? I have so many accounts, and would like to get this functionality working again.

Asked by DDS94 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago