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firefox wrongly flags video as geoblocked

Hello Mozilla support I wanted to view the video at this site - https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html… (read more)

Hello Mozilla support

I wanted to view the video at this site -

https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html

(The site is German public TV)

Firefox (my default browser) says the video is geoblocked outside Germany, and my DNS proxy will not unblock it.

I tried again with Chrome browser, no problem, the video is not blocked, didn't need the DNS proxy.

Could this be a firefox problem? It seems bizarre - a small proportion of videos from the site are in fact geoblocked, most are available internationally. And always previously, whenever I encountered a blocked video, my DNS proxy would unblock it. But not for this video.

Any ideas as to what's going on?

Thanks, Fraidy . (Firefox 101.0.1 64 bit Windows 7)

Asked by Fraidy 1 day ago

Last reply by Fraidy 7 minutes ago

Firefox thinks that I'm a developer and force me to enable 2FA.

Hi, signing in to addons.mozilla.org always prompts me to enable 2FA, and there is no way to progress without doing so. I've disabled 2FA because I need it that way, but… (read more)

Hi, signing in to addons.mozilla.org always prompts me to enable 2FA, and there is no way to progress without doing so.

I've disabled 2FA because I need it that way, but Firefox force me to enable it.

I'm NOT a developer. How do I fix that?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Stroke 1 day ago

Last reply by Stroke 16 hours ago

Why saved logins got removed after some years??

Hi fellows. I'm using Firefox accounts for long time, to be specific from Created ⁨6/26/2015⁩ as my Firefox account page says at password field, And lately starts to noti… (read more)

Hi fellows.

I'm using Firefox accounts for long time, to be specific from Created ⁨6/26/2015⁩ as my Firefox account page says at password field, And lately starts to notice that a lot of saved logins and some history are missing. I have checked when oldest Last Modified item, it appears to be from Last modified: October 5, 2018 So, there is at least 3 years of lost data. Is it something normal!! Or its because i have a limited saving i guess. Or apparently logins and history older than 5 years are removed!? Please i want more details about these things, if as i guessed that 5 years old data will be removed, i have to save them in another sources. it maybe an issue in my PC i can fix and get these old data.

Really thank you and appreciate your time. Thank you.

Asked by bnj52573 2 weeks ago

Last reply by bnj52573 17 hours ago

Page displayed upon reopening Firefox

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I have a habit of keeping a number of pages open to return to under iPhone iOS Firefox. I also generally keep one “current” page open, usually a DuckDuckGo search page, when I close the app, expecting it to come up again immediately when I reopen it. For the past couple of weeks however, reopening Firefox blasts me about 10 miles up into one of my “saved” pages, instead of my “current” one. Why? Why won’t Firefox remember my current page after years of doing so just fine?

Asked by pqritter 1 day ago

Partial crash recovery of Firefox Windows and tabs

I had a partial crash of Firefox browser where some windows with multiple tabs closed. I believe it was caused by my processor overheating. After correcting my processo… (read more)

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Asked by maier.orders 1 day ago

Firefox Browser

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Asked by datapoint70 1 day ago

Last reply by datapoint70 1 day ago

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Firefox Relay - why aren't labels saved

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Asked by jayneeyoung91 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jayneeyoung91 1 day ago

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After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back. We are having trouble res… (read more)

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore.

Did all this it is still happening. Last time removing some file folder did not correct. Do not want it to restore last session!

What is causing this?

James

Asked by JJEULER 1 week ago

Last reply by JJEULER 1 day ago

Files renaming themselves

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Asked by Tubimura 2 days ago

When you open the file with pdf, a vertical white line appears.

When you open the PDF with firefox, a white vertical line appears. Is this a firefox spec or is there any solution? Even if you open the pdf file in another browser, it w… (read more)

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Asked by sweet0670 2 days ago

FF Linux - Menu Text Dark on Black Background

Running FF in Debian/Crostini on a Chromebook. All else works great. Title, menu and bookmark bar menus are dark text on a black background. I have tried all general th… (read more)

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Title, menu and bookmark bar menus are dark text on a black background. I have tried all general themes offered in settings.

Any suggestions? TIA

Asked by billyjk 2 days ago

Suggestion - Symbol/Logo for identifying open browser

Attached is a screen shot showing MS Edge (Bottom left), Chrome (Middle), and Firefox (Top RIght) As one will notice, the lower two has symbol on left side where as Firef… (read more)

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Sincerely William Higinbotham, Seminole FL, The ASCII Guy

Asked by higinbotham 3 days ago

Last reply by higinbotham 2 days ago

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Asked by tabithapeoples84 3 days ago

Last reply by tabithapeoples84 3 days ago

Updating to Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) I'm getting error: "You are currently running a browser version that does not support Java plugins anymore.

Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) causes a false error message about a Java plugin which doesn't exist on my installation. This didn't happen with Version 101.0. On Netdania.com… (read more)

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Thanks for any help you may be able to provide.

Asked by mxsquid 3 days ago

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Since switching a couple of days ago to Firefox I have encountered non-stop problems when typing in data in Excel ....every time I type a word 3 alternatives pop up &… (read more)

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Asked by nigelbmorgan 3 days ago

And Firefox is a "good deal" . . .?

So, here's how CenturyLink responded to my recent "cry for help" (as Rick Astley sang . . .). I am sorry to hear of the issues you faced trying to find an email address f… (read more)

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I am sorry to hear of the issues you faced trying to find an email address for CenturyLink. There is a known issue with Firefox not working with our website. The best way to access our website is by using Google Chrome and making sure the pop up blockers are not activated. Unfortunately, as the issue is with the Firefox browser, there is nothing we can do to fix that issue.

Well, guess it's time . . . after all these years . . . to rethink my interest in Firefox, eh?

Asked by Hikermann 3 days ago