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Failure to install extensions

My installation of 32-bit Firefox 102 had been repeatedly crashing, sometimes for no apparent reason. I decided to download the 64-bit version of Firefox 102, uninstalle… (read more)

My installation of 32-bit Firefox 102 had been repeatedly crashing, sometimes for no apparent reason. I decided to download the 64-bit version of Firefox 102, uninstalled the 32-bit version, carried out a standard installed and all this appeared successful. I noticed that I was getting a lot of advertisements and remembered that I had had Ghostery installed as an extension in my 32-bit Firefox. I went to the extensions page, selected Ghostery and asked for it to be added. Shortly after that, I got a message that the installation had been aborted because the extension might be corrupt. I tried again and got the same message. I tried another ad blocker, and got the same message with that one; and tried a third with the same result. What is going on? I haven't changed any settings in Firefox since the standard installation, and the extensions were from the Firefox source, so how can the extensions be corrupt? If it isn't corrupt, why isn't Firefox installing it?

Asked by EdingtonJD 2 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 hours ago

File extension removed during download

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade a… (read more)

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade afterward. This is a new issue occurring sometime in the past several months, since last firmware update. Firefox preferences are set to download .DAT files. No other settings are listed for that file extension. I verified the issue points toward Firefox by checking the download with another web browser which completed the download with the extension.

Asked by jacco237 3 days ago

Last reply by emanuel.kocher 1 day ago

Cannot create drag&drop shortcut on SOME pages

Hallo, I have: Firefox 102.0 (dark mode) OS: - Win10, 64-bit (20H2 up to date) addons: - Adblock Plus - uBlock Origing - Concent Blocker - Video DownloadHelper In the las… (read more)

Hallo,

I have: Firefox 102.0 (dark mode)

OS: - Win10, 64-bit (20H2 up to date)

addons: - Adblock Plus - uBlock Origing - Concent Blocker - Video DownloadHelper

In the last days I couldn't create shortcuts on SOME pages with drag and drop as I did usually. Today I formated the PC to start fresh, the problem remains!

examples: - https://flogarecords.com/store/shop/lp-mlp/sakis-tolis-among-the-fires-of-hell-lp-red-white-haze-exclusive/ When I try to create a shortcut with drag&drop a folder is created named: "SAKIS TOLIS - AMONG THE FIRES OF HELL LP (RED" And the shortcut is included inside.

- https://www.pronews.gr/amyna-asfaleia/politiki-prostasia/kolasi-sto-porto-germeno-ekkenonetai-o-mytikas/ When I try to create a shortcut with drag&drop a white file is created named: "Κόλαση στο Πόρτο Γερμενό" With size "0 byte", without extention.

The above are happening in SOME pages, not in all shortcuts. When I try to create the shortcuts on Opera they are created just fine. Perhaps that has to do with a bug in some update (windows or firfox)

TNX

Asked by karv9 51 minutes ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 43 minutes ago

Change prefered google login

I have multiple google accounts, one is for work which requires VPN login and an extra password. When I type calendar or Gmail into the address bar, it takes me directly … (read more)

I have multiple google accounts, one is for work which requires VPN login and an extra password. When I type calendar or Gmail into the address bar, it takes me directly to this account. Switching to my personal account requires me to log in to a VPN, do DFA, then switch accounts. How can I ask Firefox to log in to my personal account first instead?

Thanks!

Asked by marcell.zimanyi 1 hour ago

Last reply by Dropa 36 minutes ago

english is my set language but…

my firefox on my apple laptop is set for english but certain pages are coming up in a foreign language before i could just quit out of firefox and relaunch and it cleared… (read more)

my firefox on my apple laptop is set for english but certain pages are coming up in a foreign language

before i could just quit out of firefox and relaunch and it cleared itself

ive tried that and restated but ceryain sites are still coming up in a foreign language

help please

Asked by mambs 2 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 26 minutes ago

Bookmark display

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. … (read more)

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. This is completely useless to me. What happened to the display down the left side, and how can I stop this from NEVER changing in the future? I've had this happen before, and every time it does it takes me half a day to find the hidden solution to the problem.

Asked by brent5 2 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 hours ago

accessibility keyboard shortcut to open "hamburger"(3 lines) Menu?

Hi, good day/evening you all. Hey with a temporary disability I have a real need to limit my mousing and would love to see a feature request I could give a thumbs up on … (read more)

Hi, good day/evening you all. Hey with a temporary disability I have a real need to limit my mousing and would love to see a feature request I could give a thumbs up on -- for the 3 line menu at the top right being accessible via keyboard. (Also at least some of the choices on it such as History via a hotkey -- after I have the main menu open. By the way I know about pressing Alt, then any of the hotkeys on the old school hidden menu bar -- I'm instead talking about the new always visible hamburger menu icon.)

Where would I search to see if there's been any discussion or progress on that? Bugzilla?

Sorry I'm new to this type of questioning. Any tips would be greatly appreciated and my body would appreciate it too! :-)

Asked by Roger 2 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 hour ago

Live and playback Video

I have found that my Fiefox cannot handle live news streaming and video playback and the picture freezes but the sound continues. This has been going on for years but I … (read more)

I have found that my Fiefox cannot handle live news streaming and video playback and the picture freezes but the sound continues. This has been going on for years but I do not have a problem with any other browser.

Asked by Sonny4U 7 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 33 minutes ago

ALL extensions appear to be corrupt.

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted beca… (read more)

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt" message when I try to install. I have tried checking for updates, quitting and reopening firefox, restarting my computer, refreshing firefox, uninstalling and reinstalling firefox, as well as any and all combinations of those. I've scoured these message boards and nothing is working for me. Please help!

Asked by Jupiter 9 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 hours ago

Downolad Files

Hi I have a problem with Firefox (102.0) downloading / saving files to Macbook (OsMonterey). The files are saved in strange machines with the ending part. Ex: video.mp4.p… (read more)

Hi I have a problem with Firefox (102.0) downloading / saving files to Macbook (OsMonterey). The files are saved in strange machines with the ending part. Ex: video.mp4.part The files cannot be opened. Has anyone had a similar problem and can I ask for support?

Asked by diletanti 10 hours ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 2 hours ago

IP address tagged as a bot

I believe my IP address has been tagged as a bot. The issue listed below happens when using both Mozilla and Google Chrome browsers. Here's my story... I'm not very savvy… (read more)

I believe my IP address has been tagged as a bot. The issue listed below happens when using both Mozilla and Google Chrome browsers. Here's my story... I'm not very savvy at purchasing tickets through second-party websites. My troubles may have begun when I forwarded the initial email to my daughter to claim the ticket barcodes; she's the person I purchased the tickets for as a gift.

  • She did try to collect the tickets through my forwarded email and was directed to the original seller's website. I did list her email address as the owner of the tickets. She did receive an email asking if she would like to finish the purchase.
  • As my daughter was reading this email, I was trying to pay for the tickets through PayPal, but the transaction did not go through as I had expected.
  • I then went back to TicketNetwork.com and canceled the tickets. This time, I used my email address as the address to send the ticketing information.
  • Then, I returned to TicketNetwork.com and repurchased the same group of tickets using my PayPal account. This time after checking PayPal, the transaction did go through.

While trying to purchase concert tickets through TicketNetwork.com and then being directed to Ticketmaster.com, and somewhere while trying to retrieve three tickets at Ticketmaster.com, this is what pops up on the screen: "Pardon the Interruption As you were browsing, something about your browser made us think you were a bot. There are a few reasons this might happen:

    You're a power user moving through this website with super-human speed.     You've disabled JavaScript in your web browser     A third-party browser plugin, such as Ghostery or NoScript is preventing JavaScript from running."

After looking into the JavaScript running on my laptop, the program is stilled installed. I did not find Ghostery or NoScript installed within the system.

A friend suggested that my IP address has been tagged as a bot because of the several attempts to retrieve the concert tickets through my daughter's and my email address. Another red flag may have been that both of us attempted to claim the tickets at TicketNetwork.com and followed Ticketmaster.com within a relatively short period.

My tale has ended, to the best of my recollection. Can you help me eliminate this IP bot with the above information? Many thanks, Mary

Asked by mplathrice 11 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 11 hours ago