Did not connect: Potential Security Issue since upgrading to version 105

I am getting a stack of these errors preventing me from browsing to secure websites which includes google.com. Luckily my Chrome Browser and Edge Browser work fine. This … (read more)

I am getting a stack of these errors preventing me from browsing to secure websites which includes google.com. Luckily my Chrome Browser and Edge Browser work fine. This is just another nail in the coffin for me to close the door on this browser which is just getting more and more unreliable.

For now, I have migrated to Chrome to allow me to go about my business of without Firefox telling me Google.com and many other secure sites are unsafe to browse!

Please bring back the override and accept the risk. I would rather have a warning and transfer risk to me rather than have a draconian rule telling me to use a different browser to resolve the issue. For now, you have forced my choice.

I cannot believe I am the only User to experience this issue. I do not want to delete all my cookies etc as I want to be selective in what I delete but again, this option has been taken away from me as well.

Looking forward to a solution.

Thanks.

Asked by d.russell 16 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 16 minutes ago

Submitting crash reports by email or another way

My work computer is behind a firewall that is a forward and reverse proxy. Firefox crashes fairly frequently but my work computer is not using and will not be using the f… (read more)

My work computer is behind a firewall that is a forward and reverse proxy. Firefox crashes fairly frequently but my work computer is not using and will not be using the forward proxy; that is for the web server. Therefore the crash reports so not get submitted. There is an error message: "There was a problem submitting your report." Is there another way to submit them?

Wastrel

Asked by wastrelway 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 29 minutes ago

trojan horse in "\mozilla firefox\00009757.tmp"

Hi, Since some weeks the Norton Virus Sanner (Smart Scan) tells me that the file c\program files\mozilla firefox\00009757.tmp is infected with a trojan horse. The fi… (read more)

Hi, Since some weeks the Norton Virus Sanner (Smart Scan) tells me that the file

   c\program files\mozilla firefox\00009757.tmp is infected with a trojan horse.

The file is removed. But with the next scan it shows up again.

Do you have any insight in this problem (false alarm, caused by some other program)?

Regards Stephan

Asked by stephanschol 1 hour ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 44 minutes ago

Website soundcloud.com stopped working on firefox

Hey! Thank for being here I hope you can help me because firefox was always my favorite browser One of my favorite sites is soundcloud.com Recently, when i try to go ther… (read more)

Hey!

Thank for being here I hope you can help me because firefox was always my favorite browser One of my favorite sites is soundcloud.com Recently, when i try to go there i get after a minute try to content a massage from the site, with their logo and everything- "oh no! Sorry! Something went wrong Is your network connection unstable or browser outdated?"

When i try in safari, everything works ok there

I'm with the latest 105.0.1 version on mac os 13

I hope you can help me Thank you!!

Daniel

Asked by daniel.gordover 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 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 105.01 last update screwed up my menus, how do I uninstall the last update?

How can I uninstall the latest Firefox Update? My version is 105.01. When I right click on the file menu, there is a blank menu, except for the "Bookmarks Menu" is the … (read more)

How can I uninstall the latest Firefox Update? My version is 105.01. When I right click on the file menu, there is a blank menu, except for the "Bookmarks Menu" is the only thing. Also, the side menu on the right side is useless. None of the commands show except for a couple keyboard shortcuts. I tried changing themes and also changed to the default theme with no luck.

I rely heavily on the menus so i would love to roll back/uninstall the update. Thank you. nottyn

Asked by nottyn7 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 hours ago

Firefox crashing instantly on startup

Firefox is crashing instantly on startup on Windows 11 22H2 x64-Architecture. Things I've tries: Running in troubleshoot mode (Fails because Firefox doesn't even start) R… (read more)

Firefox is crashing instantly on startup on Windows 11 22H2 x64-Architecture.

Things I've tries: Running in troubleshoot mode (Fails because Firefox doesn't even start) Reinstalling (Doesn't help event when doing a complete fresh install, deleting profiles, registry entries, and the program itself) Running windows in safe mode (Does work but I don't want to run in safe mode constantly) Adding a firewall exception (Doesn't work) Add an antivirus exception (Doesn't work)

I'm not getting any error reports or anything in general. I click the icon and it crashes.

Asked by Lxtte 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

Windows 10 NOT Windows 8

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to… (read more)

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to change to Windows 10, Windows 10 isn't an option. I changed my OS to 10 in your box below. Why? I don't understand this.

Asked by Rhonda 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

Firefox keeps crashing

I'm using Firefox and I just installed it to get away from Chrome's Manifest V3. Whenever I try to open Firefox, even in safe mode, it flashes open then closes. The crash… (read more)

I'm using Firefox and I just installed it to get away from Chrome's Manifest V3. Whenever I try to open Firefox, even in safe mode, it flashes open then closes. The crash reporter doesn't even open. I need help!

Asked by aidenmoore1820 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

Extension Won't Download (proctoru)

I need to use the proctoru extension to take exams for my university, it used to work fine but now Firefox will not let me download the extension. Because of this I have … (read more)

I need to use the proctoru extension to take exams for my university, it used to work fine but now Firefox will not let me download the extension. Because of this I have to use Chrome which is a problem on its own. How can I force firefox to let me download this extension.

Asked by brianbbking 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

Firefox version 105.0.1 fails to remove google search.

I always use DuckDuckGo for my search engine, and remove all others. In FF version 105.0.1 the 'remove' button is disabled when Google is selected (see the screenshot). … (read more)

I always use DuckDuckGo for my search engine, and remove all others. In FF version 105.0.1 the 'remove' button is disabled when Google is selected (see the screenshot). All prior versions of FF have allowed me to remove Google. This version 105.0.1 always shows 'Search with Google or enter address' in the address bar. Prior versions show 'Search with DuckDuckGo or enter address'. I have attached a screenshot of the two latest versions. I am running Debian 11.5, 5.10.0-18-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.140-1 (2022-09-02) x86_64 GNU/Linux.

Asked by bajanine 23 hours ago

Last reply by James 10 hours ago

Soundcloud fails to load except in incognito mode

Hello, The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in … (read more)

Hello,

The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in incognito mode and it works fine, or I clear the cache in normal mode. BUT in the second option soundcloud only works during the first visit.

I found a previous question asked here detailing the same exact issue but nobody found a solution that worked. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1346767

Other info I think would be useful: Soundcloud works on my laptop running the same exact profile for firefox. Hinting to me that something else on my computer is in the way.

Deleting all history, cookies, cache, extensions; has not helped

I have attached the images below just as the previous poster has. Including the console log filled with errors.

Hopefully someone can help with this headache!

Asked by Dean 2 months ago

Last reply by nbui 11 hours ago

audio (output and onboard mic) don't work after newest release (105.1)

I updated to the newest release and since then I cannot do two things: 1) playback any online audio 2) have my computer mic work during video calls I tested my computer s… (read more)

I updated to the newest release and since then I cannot do two things: 1) playback any online audio 2) have my computer mic work during video calls I tested my computer setting and also used another browser (Chrome) and had no issues with audio, which is why the problem is with Firefox. Please help ASAP!!

Asked by julie67 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 hours ago

When I go to settings/General/Default Zoom if I check zoom text only, on my facebook page why does it enlarges the the images & have no effect on the text?

When I go to settings/General/Default Zoom if I check zoom text only, on my facebook page why does it enlarges the the images & have no effect on the text? If I use t… (read more)

When I go to settings/General/Default Zoom if I check zoom text only, on my facebook page why does it enlarges the the images & have no effect on the text? If I use the device settings +/- to reduce the the image I can get the font to a readable size but text on the left & right side of the page are still gone from the viewing area. Increasing obviously has no better results.

OK, I just tried unchecking zoom text only and it restored it to normal. I'm glad it's back to where was but the way it's listed in the setting seems confusing. If I check "zoom text only" that is the outcome I would expect,

When I first searched for help it returned 0 results, which is why I am posting it.

Asked by dherrle 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

Can't access eBay on my desktop

I am no longer able to log in to eBay using Firefox. I am using Firefox 78.15esu bc I have an older Mac that will only support up to Mac OSX 10.11. I was able to use eB… (read more)

I am no longer able to log in to eBay using Firefox. I am using Firefox 78.15esu bc I have an older Mac that will only support up to Mac OSX 10.11. I was able to use eBay up until this morning when the site asked me to log in again... and verify that I am indeed a human through the hCaptcha checker. The checker cycles between identifying horses and lions... and every time, I seem to pass but then comes the message "Failed to pass Captcha, Please try again." I can access eBay using Safari and Chrome. Right before the failure today, the rendering of the eBay pages was odd... needed 3x the screen width to see the whole page. eBay says that the problem is on the Mozilla side of this issue... mostly because I can use a different browser without problem. I think I am in agreement with them. I don't really want to use a different browser but I will bc I like eBay, too. Please advise.

Asked by stephen_davidson 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Move logins/passwords from Windows 8.1 to Windows 11.

Syncing doesn't work from old computer to new computer. logins now converted to .csv and stored on new computer. How to move from Excel file to Firefox? Can it be done?… (read more)

Syncing doesn't work from old computer to new computer. logins now converted to .csv and stored on new computer. How to move from Excel file to Firefox? Can it be done?

Asked by Tom 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

pop up tags

when i put my cursor on something(home...delete...etc) a pop up displays telling what i am pointing at. most times, these popups obscure the button that i am trying to ac… (read more)

when i put my cursor on something(home...delete...etc) a pop up displays telling what i am pointing at. most times, these popups obscure the button that i am trying to activate blocking my efforts. is there a way to disable these labels ? Also, is there an ad-on or theme that will make the scroll bar on the right-hand side of the window a size that a human can use ? the stock one is almost too small to grab. thank you.

Asked by jetmaker2013-buy 18 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 13 hours ago

SPYWARE ALERT!!! Cookies and Site Data does NOT clear

SPYWARE ALERT! Attempted to Clear Data via Settings/Privacy and Security/Clear Data/Clear/Clear NUMEROUS TIMES and it consistently leaves 2.0 MB of Cached Web Content. TH… (read more)

SPYWARE ALERT! Attempted to Clear Data via Settings/Privacy and Security/Clear Data/Clear/Clear NUMEROUS TIMES and it consistently leaves 2.0 MB of Cached Web Content. THIS is the exact same reason that I quit using MS Edge.

Asked by sfcwcm3 13 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 13 hours ago