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Sound Cracks on Pausing-Unpausing a Video on Any Webpage

Hi, Using Firefox version 83.0 on MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch model. When I pause a video on any webpage, I hear a sudden loud "crack" sound from the speakers. It also happe… (read more)

Hi,

Using Firefox version 83.0 on MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch model. When I pause a video on any webpage, I hear a sudden loud "crack" sound from the speakers. It also happens when I unpause, jump backward or forward in the video. If I mute the sound of the video and try to pause/unpause, there is no problem.

I checked the same situation with other browsers. There are no problems with them.

I hope there is a solution to this.

Thanks.

Asked by ersoyci 1 year ago

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Firefox preference policy missing from gpedit.msc

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread. I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread.

I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the proper place here: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions and here: en-US then after running gpupdate /force from command prompt i navigate here from gpupdate.msc: Local Computer Policies => Administrative Templates => Mozilla => Firefox => Preferences (Deprecated)

Question: Why is "browser.contentblocking.category" missing in the policy for Firefox enterprise?

Asked by reggies_mail100 3 months ago

Firefox loading issues whenm using webcam in Discord

I'm not sure where the issue is coming from but I've checked my Webcam settings and they're fine as far as I can tell. Whenever I have Discord open and am using my webcam… (read more)

I'm not sure where the issue is coming from but I've checked my Webcam settings and they're fine as far as I can tell. Whenever I have Discord open and am using my webcam and then open Firefox nothing will load and everything slows down. Could there be a firefox setting I can change?

Asked by Emma 2 months ago

Always Open Similar Files = Not applicable individually.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file ver 100.0 (64-bit) kor win10 64bit home kor ver 10.0.19044.1706 Selections do not work indivi… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file ver 100.0 (64-bit) kor win10 64bit home kor ver 10.0.19044.1706

Selections do not work individually depending on the download file Always Open Similar Files (When I activate the check,) Open all files. I hope it works differently for each individual file. .torrent .zip

I want to save the zip file(I don't want to open the file right away.) I want to open torrent file automatically. (Checking settings automatically works well) I'm not talking about torrent magnet.

I suggest you open it individually. Thank you. It's a function that doesn't exist locally.

And to give you another suggestion, I would like to be able to register the extensions manually for Applications. There are times when Firefox doesn't detect it. The user If there's a file called zip, I wish I could save the zip file and enter it. Manual input function.

Asked by 동우 2 months ago

Open new firefox window on same virtual desktop in Windows.

Issue When opening a link from any other app, the Firefox switches to another virtual desktop if there's an existing Firefox window open. Reproduce the Issue Set Firefo… (read more)

Issue When opening a link from any other app, the Firefox switches to another virtual desktop if there's an existing Firefox window open.

Reproduce the Issue

  1. Set Firefox to default browser
  2. On Windows 10, open 2 virtual desktops. Use Task View button in Taskbar or use keyboard shortcut Win + Tab and then click on New Desktop. Now you should see 'Desktop 1' and 'Desktop 2', if Task View is opened again.
  3. On Desktop 2, open a new Firefox window.
  4. Switch back to Desktop 1 from Task View.
  5. Open any link (E.g.: https://www.mozilla.org/) from any other app like MS Word, MS Teams, etc.
  6. The virtual desktop would switch to Desktop 2 and open the link on exiting Firefox window.

Question Is there a way to open the link on same virtual desktop in a new window?

Improvement - If it already doesn't exist. Instead of opening the link in existing Firefox window on Desktop 2, open a new Firefox window on Desktop 1 to open the link.

Asked by Keyur 2 months ago

Emails in Outlook, when "view in browser" is clicked they open ,unformatted in MS Edge, not Firefox

I guess I crammed it all into the "Subject" line. Working with Windows 11. Outlook appears to be the default for this activity, but I cannot find it in the list of "Defa… (read more)

I guess I crammed it all into the "Subject" line. Working with Windows 11. Outlook appears to be the default for this activity, but I cannot find it in the list of "Default" files for email. Another "gift From MS. Any ideas about how to get Outlook "view in browser" to use Firefox? I have screenshots if they can be used here. Thank you. Greg Schultz

Asked by GregS 2 months ago

This jQuery is not working with Firefox only

I'm using it for megamenu. It's working fine on Google Chrome, Edge, Brave, and Opera. It's not working on Firefox only. I have also put this jQuery between <head> … (read more)

I'm using it for megamenu. It's working fine on Google Chrome, Edge, Brave, and Opera.

It's not working on Firefox only.

I have also put this jQuery between <head> tag. Still, not working.

/*jshint esversion: 6 */ jQuery(document).ready(function($) {

   "use strict";
   // Mega menu (with tabs)
   $(window).load(function(){
       $('.megamenu-tabs').each(function(){
$( '.menu-item', this ).wrapAll( '
    '); $( '.tab-content', this ).wrapAll( '
      '); $( '.tabs-nav, .tabs-content-wrapper', this ).wrapAll( '

Asked by Chinmay Rajyaguru 2 months ago

Annoying pop up

I have an annoying firefox pop up which keeps appearing on the screen asking me to put in my Primary Password. I had forgotten my original password so I reset it. The p… (read more)

I have an annoying firefox pop up which keeps appearing on the screen asking me to put in my Primary Password. I had forgotten my original password so I reset it. The pop up appeared again and I put in the new password and it didn't sign me in or disappear. What is wrong, how can I get rid of this as it appears every time I try to get on a web page and it is VERY ANNOYING!

Asked by margaretmackie 2 months ago

Last reply by Zmingong 2 months ago

browser shuts down

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it … (read more)

latest browser shuts down when I open a new session. After a few seconds it shuts off, I reopen it and its ok until the next time I open my notebook. The without fail it happens again. Began I think with the last update on a Windows 11 notebook.

Asked by lk3w99 2 months ago

Irritation: why can I not open in full scree

Just to serve notice that I will no longer be using Firefox as for some reason it no longer reopens ios full screen. It is hugely inept every time I go to Firefox, which … (read more)

Just to serve notice that I will no longer be using Firefox as for some reason it no longer reopens ios full screen. It is hugely inept every time I go to Firefox, which I like, to have to open in fullscreen. Why have you done this. I will bet I am not the only one frustrated. Also: why not support line. Communities are a gross cop-out and waste my time. I want to speak to the company and expect them to provide me with a service: not amateurs.

Asked by Johnston Lowry 2 months ago

Firefox pinned on taskbar opens new window when clicked if on secondary monitor

Hey guys, this thing is bugging me and I've tried pretty much all about:config settings (+ refreshing firefox profile) I could find here to no avail. FF works fine, actua… (read more)

Hey guys, this thing is bugging me and I've tried pretty much all about:config settings (+ refreshing firefox profile) I could find here to no avail. FF works fine, actually it works great, all links open in tabs, never seen a new window in normal operation except... I have it pinned on taskbar (main, monitor 1, you can't pin on secondary display) and it is all cool. However I have FF on secondary display and clicking on the FF taskbar icon opens a new empty FF window instead of just focusing FF. If FF is in main display, all works. To illustrate:

1. FF set to show on main display, clicking FF icon on the taskbar launches FF if not running or brings FF on top if running. Good

2. FF set to show on secondary display, clicking FF icon on the taskbar (main display) launches FF if not running (and opens it on the secondary display) or launches new empty FF window if FF is already running!. Clicking running FF icon on the secondary taskbar correctly activates FF

This is quite annoying as like 1/3 of the times I intend to bring FF up front I instead open a blank FF window which I need to close and click again on the correct FF icon.

Asked by mailflex 2 months ago

working with Outlook web interface on firefox; constant keyboard glitching while typing a message

Hi, I use the Outlook web interface on firefox. I keep running into a strange bug. I'll start typing an e-mail message, and all of a sudden, my keystrokes are interpreted… (read more)

Hi, I use the Outlook web interface on firefox. I keep running into a strange bug. I'll start typing an e-mail message, and all of a sudden, my keystrokes are interpreted as commands instead of text. For instance, I'll type a word with an "n" in it, like "and", and somehow after I type the "a", the interface starts grabbing keystrokes away from the text field, so when I hit "n", it creates a new message, and the "d" ends up going into the text field of this new message. It's very frustrating, because I can't type more than a couple of sentences before the message and interface get screwed up. I've seen this misbehavior for a while, through several updates of firefox. No other web app behaves this way.

There is a very descriptive thread of the problem: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook_com/forum/all/working-with-outlook-web-interface-on-firefox/4212cac3-4be3-4295-b325-369ea3d46f2a?page=1

This has been happening to me for many months and through many browser updates. I/ going to have to get rid of firefox soon

Asked by cheyannew315 2 months ago

AP watchdog expired

Error Message: AP watchdog expired. Received it twice. What does this mean. Computer makes a fizz sound. Error Message: AP watchdog expired. Received it twice. What doe… (read more)

Error Message: AP watchdog expired. Received it twice. What does this mean. Computer makes a fizz sound.



Error Message: AP watchdog expired. Received it twice. What does this mean. Computer makes a fizz sound.

Asked by sthurgood 2 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 months ago

Webauthn/FIDO2 2FA key support for Firefox Accounts

Hi, Firefox Accounts (Fxa) support TOPT (Google authenticator etc) 2FA, which is pretty good, however it would be great if you could support Webauthn/FIDO2 (Yubikey etc).… (read more)

Hi, Firefox Accounts (Fxa) support TOPT (Google authenticator etc) 2FA, which is pretty good, however it would be great if you could support Webauthn/FIDO2 (Yubikey etc).

There was a Bugzilla bug for this, https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1464888 opened 4 years ago, however about a year ago it was closed wontfix because it "is not currently on our roadmap"

Which seems like a really bad idea? Given that most security people, browsers and OSs are saying "passwordless is the future", and FIDO2 is how that will happen. And even passwordless aside, FIDO2 is a more robust and generally easier to use option than even TOTP apps

Asked by KellyC 2 months ago

Keyboard remap not working onlz in Firefox

Hez! I'm used to a querty layout but regularlz use a German kezboard. I resorted to remapping my Y and Z kezs using the kezboard remapper "KeyTweak" and phzsicallz swappe… (read more)

Hez! I'm used to a querty layout but regularlz use a German kezboard. I resorted to remapping my Y and Z kezs using the kezboard remapper "KeyTweak" and phzsicallz swapped the kezs on the kezboard.

It works perfectlz for all other programs and for the last 3 zears it was working just fine in Firefox too, but suddenlz has stopped. Anz ideas? It's driving me crayz!

Cheers!

Asked by alex.realitysedge 2 months ago

6/1/2022 update broke firefox

This morning, firefox updated when I opened it. Now, since the latest update, when I click on a link in an email, firefox, my default browser- opens, but does not navigat… (read more)

This morning, firefox updated when I opened it. Now, since the latest update, when I click on a link in an email, firefox, my default browser- opens, but does not navigate to the page- it just sits there, empty and lifeless.

   I close firefox, and when I open the browser from the start menu, it says it is still running, and I have to choose the option to close the old browser before it will open.
  I have disabled add-ons, tried disabling hardware acceleration, even resetting FireFox, and none of it helps.
   This problem did not exist at all yesterday.

Asked by timtoonz 2 months ago

Strange line at the bottom of monitor above the active display

Hi there, I've been searching around for an answer to this for a while and have as yet been unable to find anything. I have a multi-monitor set up, with one of my display… (read more)

Hi there,

I've been searching around for an answer to this for a while and have as yet been unable to find anything.

I have a multi-monitor set up, with one of my displays being above the main display, for some reason whenever I have Firefox, and specifically only Firefox, maximised, I get a bar that's either solid white, or has a portion of the browsers task bar appear at the bottom of the display above. If I put a video into full screen, or the browser into full screen, the bar disappears, likewise if I take the window out of maximised then it also disappears.

The only thing that I can think that might be contributing to this would be the fact that two displays have a different resolution, the main display being 2560 x 1440 and the top display being 1920 x 1080.

Any ideas to try to resolve this would be appreciated! Thank you to whoever reads this, and thank you for any possible advice to attempt to resolve this issue!

Asked by Sora 2 months ago