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Selection is not highlighted in Firefox and Thunderbird

Hello, When I select text in Firefox the selection is not highlighted. The selection itself does work (e.g. deleting a selected word) but is not visible. The problem occ… (read more)

Hello,

When I select text in Firefox the selection is not highlighted. The selection itself does work (e.g. deleting a selected word) but is not visible. The problem occurs in all fields where text can be entered, so the URL space, the search field but also text field on a page like this one. The strange thing is that the problem also occurs in Thunderbird.

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS, Firefox 99.0 and Thunderbird 91.8.1

Asked by Jan FtFA 2 years ago

Answered by Jan FtFA 2 years ago

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Latest update made Canvas (Instructure.com) have blank pages

I'm not sure what happened in the latest update, but it broke the Canvas website that I use regularly for classes and homework. I've checked and confirmed that Canvas sti… (read more)

I'm not sure what happened in the latest update, but it broke the Canvas website that I use regularly for classes and homework. I've checked and confirmed that Canvas still works normally on Microsoft edge.

Extensions shouldn't affect the website because Canvas was working normally until the recent Firefox update.

Anyone know how to solve this problem?

Asked by lee.eden66 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Getting Access Denied on many web sites that I frequently use

I am getting Access Denied on many web sites that i have used frequently. For example, for the site https://www.apartments.com/ I get this message: Access Denied You do… (read more)

I am getting Access Denied on many web sites that i have used frequently. For example, for the site https://www.apartments.com/ I get this message:

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.apartments.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.ca68dc17.1653685076.c42d150

I am using Firefox Browser 100.0.2

Help!

Asked by lkelley766 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Secure Connection Failed

Hello. On some of my sites that i try to get onto with Firefox its says performing TLS handshake then it goes to Secure Connection Failed and says PR_End_Of_File_Error. I… (read more)

Hello. On some of my sites that i try to get onto with Firefox its says performing TLS handshake then it goes to Secure Connection Failed and says PR_End_Of_File_Error. I am totally updated with Firefox, plus i cleared out everything in my history. That did not help. When i tried to get onto these websites with Chrome web browser i do not have this problem at all. Why is this? I have BitDefender Total Security newest version for home. My firewall is through them along with virus protections. So can you help me out with this ongoing problem getting on some websites?

Thanks Firefox [email removed from public]

Asked by raftman111 2 years ago

Answered by Bithiah 2 years ago

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Spacebar not working on random sites

Clicking on the spacebar, does not produce a space between words, when typing text. I'm using a Mac Mini M1, on macOS Monterey (V 12.4), along with a Logitech MX Keys for… (read more)

Clicking on the spacebar, does not produce a space between words, when typing text. I'm using a Mac Mini M1, on macOS Monterey (V 12.4), along with a Logitech MX Keys for Mac keyboard.

This happens randomly, for instance, on this very message. I previously posted a question regarding another problem that I came across with the same hardware and Firefox.

I found the solution to that problem by disabling an Extension in Firefox, however, I can't begin to think where to look for what setting, that may be causing my current problem.

Asked by Gilberto A Rivera 1 year ago

Answered by Gilberto A Rivera 1 year ago

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WIll not search

I moved my old hard drive to a new ssd. Everything works but Firefox . I uninstalled and reinstalled when i try to use it I put in a search term hit enter and nothing ha… (read more)

I moved my old hard drive to a new ssd. Everything works but Firefox . I uninstalled and reinstalled when i try to use it I put in a search term hit enter and nothing happens. Also the drop down on right side nothing can be used

When I did the reinstall a error message came up about The code execution can not be found because VCRUNTIME 140-1 was not found reinstall Firefox again I did that did help

Thank you in advance

Asked by stbr51 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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The Folder next to the Show Your Bookmarks Icon has disappeared

In my Bookmarks Toolbar I have created a Folder, 'News' and placed it at extreme left, next to the 'Show Your Bookmarks'. By clicking on the 'News' Folder I can see and … (read more)

In my Bookmarks Toolbar I have created a Folder, 'News' and placed it at extreme left, next to the 'Show Your Bookmarks'. By clicking on the 'News' Folder I can see and select any of my favorite Web news sites. Very handy. Today, however, when I clicked on the News folder my 73-year-old hand accidentally dragged the News folder on top of the 'Show Your Bookmarks' icon and the News folder disappeared !! I can't figure out where it went !! Help !!

Asked by Explorir 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I Lost my Firefox browser for Mac 10.9.5, and can't get a replacement that works.

I could'nt play Netflix or Amazon videos on my Firefox browser, I have an old MacBook pro OS 10.9.5 (it's the last operating system I can use.. I have photoshop 6 and it … (read more)

I could'nt play Netflix or Amazon videos on my Firefox browser, I have an old MacBook pro OS 10.9.5 (it's the last operating system I can use.. I have photoshop 6 and it won't work on any further OSs) I went to update Firefox, was not sure what version it was. and my computer asked" replace current version of Firefox with New" , I said yes, it did.. and then after I downloaded it, I noticed there was a circle with a slash going thru it on Firefox Icon, when I tried to open new firefox , it bascically said will not work with this OS. I could not go back and lost firefox alltogher, which also had my prefernces and autofill passwords etc. I went to Mozilla site to see if I could find an older version of firefox.. This is what I found : Firefox version 78 was the last supported Firefox version for Mac users of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. These users were moved to the Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) channel by an application update.

I downloaded it and it said It will not work on my OS, So, How can I basically get the same firefox I had or whatever the last version that works on my computer..and best case senario save my prefernces and passwords, which maybe might have been saved somehow when I tried to change in the begining .. thanks so much for your help.

Asked by silversgene 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Access to banking websites

Hi New Dell Inspiron 15-3000, installed Firefox 100 in new laptop, transfered all files via LAN from old laptop All websites work ok except 2 of the 4 banking websites I … (read more)

Hi New Dell Inspiron 15-3000, installed Firefox 100 in new laptop, transfered all files via LAN from old laptop All websites work ok except 2 of the 4 banking websites I use. One site will not accept my login the other will open after putting in my login twice Have gone to "troubleshoot mode" and both sites work , go back to "normal" and they do not work Any clues how to fix this, not to technical please I am not a computer whizz and all children have left home Many thanks Ron Managh

Asked by ronmanagh 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I lose the connection with google (gmail, drive, translator)

When I open gmail in Firefox browser, I lose the connection very often, it also happens with google drive. But it does not happen to me if I use Outlook from the web, I o… (read more)

When I open gmail in Firefox browser, I lose the connection very often, it also happens with google drive. But it does not happen to me if I use Outlook from the web, I only lose the connection with Google from Firefox.

However, if I open the same thing using Google Chrome, this does not happen, it works correctly throughout the day, and I do not lose the connection.

My version of Firefox is 100.0.2 (64-bit) on my notebook I have Windows 10 Pro installed.

Asked by elserhumano 2 years ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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getting rid of dropdown menu

Hi guys, lately with one of the updates to firefox I've had something new crop up and I desperately want to get rid of it. When I save something from the internet to my c… (read more)

Hi guys, lately with one of the updates to firefox I've had something new crop up and I desperately want to get rid of it. When I save something from the internet to my computer there is a dropdown box that shows up from the downloads icon, which is on my address bar. (I'm assuming this is firefox and not windows.) It just annoys me and sometimes gets in the way. Help please?

Asked by happyfrog 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Disable download panel automatically opening?

My job requires me to download and open files in new tabs consistently. However, when I download these files, I don't want the download panel to obscure my vision. Can I … (read more)

My job requires me to download and open files in new tabs consistently. However, when I download these files, I don't want the download panel to obscure my vision. Can I disable it?

Asked by thetitansilva 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Replacing Firefox 78 for OS 10 El Capitan

Hello, I've followed Firefox's invitation to install and update the browser on my Mac. Unfortunately the new version is not compatible with OS 10 El Capitan, my operating… (read more)

Hello, I've followed Firefox's invitation to install and update the browser on my Mac. Unfortunately the new version is not compatible with OS 10 El Capitan, my operating system, so now I can't use Firefox at all. How I do get the old version back?

Thank you, Lars

Asked by larsdrinkrow 2 years ago

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New laptop - installed FF but doesn't work, blank pages

I got a new Acer laptop with windows 11 (64bit). I downloaded FF but when I open it, it just gives a blank page. If I type in an address nothing happens. I have tried rei… (read more)

I got a new Acer laptop with windows 11 (64bit). I downloaded FF but when I open it, it just gives a blank page. If I type in an address nothing happens. I have tried reinstalling but nothing seems to work

Asked by indawnsshadow 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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"Home" icon

I just upgraded from a Windows 10 PC to a new Windows 11 PC. Under W10, the Home icon appeared in the top left of the screen, to the right of the Reload icon. But as you … (read more)

I just upgraded from a Windows 10 PC to a new Windows 11 PC. Under W10, the Home icon appeared in the top left of the screen, to the right of the Reload icon. But as you can see, it has disappeared. How can I get it back? I have clicked around all the options I can find, but nothing...

Asked by bxcfilm 2 years ago

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problem with links to PDFs on websites

When I click on a link to a PDF in a website, expecting it to open, it does not open. Instead, I am asked to save it to a file on my computer (apparently more or less sel… (read more)

When I click on a link to a PDF in a website, expecting it to open, it does not open. Instead, I am asked to save it to a file on my computer (apparently more or less selected at random). To open it and read it I have to navigate to that file. Not a terrible problem, but bothersome. I imagine I must have inadvertently told Firefox to behave this way.

Asked by jhromer1 1 year ago

Answered by KellyC 1 year ago

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Recommended by pocket

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. … (read more)

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. After that my recommended by pocket disappeared. I opted out of disabling all cookies, but it hasn't reappeared. I checked about:config and the setting for recommendations is true. Please help!

Asked by slothmoving 1 year ago

Answered by slothmoving 1 year ago

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Firefox Multi Account container advanced proxy setting does not work. Connection Timeout/Refused.

Hello Everyone, After inserting the proxy information, webpages in the container tab refuse to load/connect, I insert the IP address and I've also tried the Fully qualif… (read more)

Hello Everyone,

After inserting the proxy information, webpages in the container tab refuse to load/connect, I insert the IP address and I've also tried the Fully qualified domain name, using the type://host:port syntax, I get "The proxy server is refusing connections" and "The connection has timed out" error messages.

If I setup the proxy via the settings menu the entire browser uses the proxy server address, I am trying to specify a different proxy server for each container.

Asked by fxybrew 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Reply Window in Slack Thread Will Not Allow Comments

As of last week, I am unable to reply in the reply sidebar in a Slack thread. When I click the reply icon associated with a comment, the sidebar opens and a loading icon… (read more)

As of last week, I am unable to reply in the reply sidebar in a Slack thread. When I click the reply icon associated with a comment, the sidebar opens and a loading icon is displayed for a second but then nothing happens; all I get is a white sidebar. I have updated to 99, shutdown and rebooted, opened Slack in an new window and nothing allows replys. I am running Windows 10 Pro, build 1903, 64 bit, i5 processor, 16 GB RAM. Suggestions?

Asked by Rocket Roger 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Problem with search bars on certain websites

Hi. On dictionary.com when I type in a word in the search bar and press enter, it works fine, but when I am on a definition page on dictionary.com (not the homepage) and … (read more)

Hi. On dictionary.com when I type in a word in the search bar and press enter, it works fine, but when I am on a definition page on dictionary.com (not the homepage) and I type a word in the search bar and press enter, it does not work. The page does not respond.

Also when I am on biblehub.com and I type in a reference (like Genesis 1:1) in the search bar at the top and press enter, I get directed to a blank page: https://biblemenus.com/topmain/send.php?q=undefined

In the search bar at the top of biblehub.com I must click the magnifying glass icon in order for it to work, which is annoying.

Note that a while ago (I don´t know how long ago) these things used to work correctly. I don´t know whether a Firefox update caused the problem or whether it was a change to the coding on the webpages. I am on the latest version of Firefox. Neither of these problems happen on Chrome.

Let me know what can be done to fix it. Thank you.

Asked by jjbradbury 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago