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Can't sign in to online banking after Firefox update April 3rd (Ver. 87)

Windows 10, 64 bit. Firefox ver 87 For the past several days I have not been able to sign into my online banking at Scotiabank. When I enter my user name and password I i… (read more)

Windows 10, 64 bit. Firefox ver 87 For the past several days I have not been able to sign into my online banking at Scotiabank. When I enter my user name and password I immediately get an error message "Sorry, we couldn't complete your request". At the top it says "something went wrong" and the message comes from the Scotiabank site saying "generic-error". I've tried refreshing Firefox, removing all cache and cookies. Have tried restarting the computer. I note that Firefox appears to have updated itself on April 3rd and that appears to be when the problem started...could be just coincidental. Other web sites appear fine. I can use Microsoft Edge to log in to Scotiabank just fine as well, but I prefer Firefox. Anyone have thoughts on this? Thanks

Asked by jim.hedges 1 week ago

Last reply by jim.hedges 6 days ago

Microsoft Print to PDF no longer working in Firefox

A few days ago Microsoft Print to PDF stopped working properly in Firefox 87.0 (64 bit) running in Windows 10. Microsoft Print to PDF functions properly in Chrome, Inter… (read more)

A few days ago Microsoft Print to PDF stopped working properly in Firefox 87.0 (64 bit) running in Windows 10. Microsoft Print to PDF functions properly in Chrome, Internet Explorer, Excel/Word/Outlook, etc.

As attached, in Firefox after pressing CTL-P (or select File>Print) the print preview window is displayed. When I click Print a PDF file is created. When I open that file I receive the attached error message advising that the file cannot be opened, etc.

I have executed many of the recommended solutions; none of resolved the issue. I refreshed Firefox; that did not resolve the issue. I uninstalled Firefox, deleted the Mozilla folder in APPDATA rebooted and reinstalled Firefox; that did not resolve the issue.

No recent software installations or upgrades, etc.

Thanks in advance for your recommendations, Bill

Asked by burdickwm 1 week ago

Last reply by burdickwm 6 days ago

the image opening options

hi all i have problem with firefox browser as it keep show in the image opening option (open with) and i went to windows solution the solution clears all options and i a… (read more)

hi all

i have problem with firefox browser as it keep show in the image opening option (open with) and i went to windows solution the solution clears all options and i added image viewer manually but after a while firefox came again without adding , like it forces windows to be one of the image opening options.

is there is option or setting to stop that?

please see the photo attached, hope i explain what i want clearly

thanks all

Asked by ghazalo73 1 week ago

Last reply by ghazalo73 6 days ago

Can't Select More than One Text Box when Using WordPress Editor with Cursor/Mouse Input

It's been months now. I thought it was probably a known issue or a conflict with any of my extensions but I still haven't figured out a way to solve it. Have tried re-ins… (read more)

It's been months now. I thought it was probably a known issue or a conflict with any of my extensions but I still haven't figured out a way to solve it.

Have tried re-installing the browser, I even switched to a new linux distro and everything was reset, I still have the issue.

The problem is - everything works but the ability to select/copy multiple blocks when using WordPress editor (tested it on three sites with the latest WordPress version where I write) does not work only when utilizing the mouse/cursor.

However, it works when using Brave or Google Chrome.

In either case, when I try to select multiple text blocks using CTRL+Shift+any arrow key on Firefox, it works no matter what. But, using the cursor/mouse, I can't achieve doing that...

Asked by ankushdas91 1 week ago

Last reply by ankushdas91 6 days ago

404 when click link in webmail

Clicking a link in email from my insurance company always yields error 404, file not found. Saw notes from 2017 about removing all data about a domain but can not find a … (read more)

Clicking a link in email from my insurance company always yields error 404, file not found. Saw notes from 2017 about removing all data about a domain but can not find a way to do that in current version. Clicked link today, 4/6/2021, got error "HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found" This has been happening for a long time. I have cleared cookies and all data, removed & reinstalled Firefox, still same issue.

Asked by fbeatty43 1 week ago

Last reply by fbeatty43 8 hours ago

know username and passwords not being recognized on some webistes

On my flickr account I am using a know username and password that other photographers are also using. Seems people who are using a windows base computer and MacPro Laptop… (read more)

On my flickr account I am using a know username and password that other photographers are also using. Seems people who are using a windows base computer and MacPro Laptop users PRE, BOFORE using the Big Sur OS update are not having any issues. I can see their pictures, where I get an invalid password error. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by snoopydad 6 days ago

The On Screen Keyboard of Windows 10 doesnt Work.

Now, this might have been resolved already or there is a easy solution and I just dont know. But, everytime I use my Laptop in Tablet Mode the OSK will appear for a seco… (read more)

Now, this might have been resolved already or there is a easy solution and I just dont know. But, everytime I use my Laptop in Tablet Mode the OSK will appear for a second upon hitting a Box in which Text can be written. However, it will close after a second.

I already tried turning off ".osk.detect_physical_keyboard" and on again. it didnt change Anything. Nor did changing Settings in the WIndos Settings itself.

can anyone help me with this Issue? It is really annoying and doesnt make Firefox a good option as my standard browser.

Asked by Toastertag 6 days ago

MSEdge, Why Is it Allowed to Get My Mozilla PW's fm FireFox ?

Ok. So i have never ever used MS Edge for logging into FireFox and Mozilla accounts. But low and behold, MSEdge now has these Login and PW's for these accounts. I had b… (read more)

Ok. So i have never ever used MS Edge for logging into FireFox and Mozilla accounts. But low and behold, MSEdge now has these Login and PW's for these accounts.

I had brought up this observation, in the recent past, regarding how MSEdge aggregated all my logins and pw's from FireFox. And the response was for me to use a Master Password.

But this isnt the solution or the issue at hand.

The concern is why does Edge believe it is entitled to aggregate my FireFox PW's? And when does it do so? And how does it tap into the encrypted FF files? Yet, Edge has not aggregated the bookmarks in FF.

Something is not right nor ethical.

Interestingly, perhaps FireFox users that lose their logins and passwords in FireFox browser can tap into MSEdge to restore them? Seems like a reasonable solution.

Asked by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 days ago

FYI to all... FF87.0 update broke my ability to logon to financial sites... Fixed today by NFCU update...

My Navy Federal Credit Union did a major update to their system today 04/07/2021. After the update I was no longer prevented from logging on w/FF87.0 private window. Saw … (read more)

My Navy Federal Credit Union did a major update to their system today 04/07/2021. After the update I was no longer prevented from logging on w/FF87.0 private window. Saw others having many problems similar to mine & you might mention to them that FF87.0 may now be more advanced than the various systems that they are not able to login to after the FF87.0 update. I was using MSEdge to access my blocked sites & almost went back to FF86.0.1.

Problems with Youtube full screen not working persist. Could be a spyware tool embedded by Google that is broken now. Not a big enough problem to force me to roll back version of FF. Saw many others were having online video problems since update. I don't have an answer for them.

Guessing as privacy protection increases our access problems will also increase as hacks, spies & adware try to battle back. Me? I like my privacy & thank Mozilla folks for their great work. God bless one & all. Stay safe.

Asked by John_3_16 6 days ago

Print settings reset after jumping betwen label printer and normal printer.

Hi, Since we got a new printer at our workshop we have had problems with printer settings reset on both our label printer and our Normal printer. We have set printer sett… (read more)

Hi, Since we got a new printer at our workshop we have had problems with printer settings reset on both our label printer and our Normal printer.

We have set printer setting on windows and made sure they are correct.

Firefox changes our label printer settings back from lenght 50 to 296,9 and back to portrait. And when we use our label printer our normal printer changes back from landskape to potrait and from A4 to Letter. This problem started when we got a new printer, worked fine with our old printer.

Asked by Jacob199 1 week ago

Last reply by Jacob199 6 days ago

Why is NumLock locked on in Firefox?

I have searched, but not found an answer to this. How can I shut off Numlock, which, apparently is ON by default in Firefox? I use the keypad for direction, not numbers.… (read more)

I have searched, but not found an answer to this. How can I shut off Numlock, which, apparently is ON by default in Firefox? I use the keypad for direction, not numbers. The problem is just in Firefox, not other programs. Please help. Thank you.

Asked by ponder1 5 days ago

Last reply by ponder1 5 days ago

Texture Size error

When using an online ttrpg (FoundryVTT), large images will not load. The error message from the site is as follows: "You are using a Scene background texture with dimensi… (read more)

When using an online ttrpg (FoundryVTT), large images will not load. The error message from the site is as follows: "You are using a Scene background texture with dimensions 8392px by 5672px. One or both of these dimensions exceeds the maximum texture size of 8192px supported by your device."

The issue only appears on Firefox - I can view the image in Chrome ):

This is on a 2020 MacBook Pro, M1 chip, running Big Sur 11.1

Asked by erin10 4 days ago

No Notications :(

Morning, got a question for you: since i surf on mozilla on mac (expecially on youtube with full screen video mode active) can't get any system notifications (as messages… (read more)

Morning, got a question for you: since i surf on mozilla on mac (expecially on youtube with full screen video mode active) can't get any system notifications (as messages, incoming calls, etc), the "do not disturb" icon appears on the menu bar. Least but no last, one of my mozilla extensions is you tube enhancer, shall i change any options there? Please help me to fix this annoying issue. Thanks

Asked by Franz 4 days ago

Gaps in History

Long story short, I have gaps in my history in Firefox. I'm on the latest stable desktop version, but this happens both on Linux (Ubuntu 20.04) and Windows 10. I can't r… (read more)

Long story short, I have gaps in my history in Firefox. I'm on the latest stable desktop version, but this happens both on Linux (Ubuntu 20.04) and Windows 10.

I can't really pin down what causes this, it seems totally random. Every now and then, I'll be browsing, close the browser, realize I need to do something on a page I was recently on, I relaunch, press "ctr+h", go to the 'Today' drop down tab, and the most recent entry is multiple hours old, in some cases it's not even from the same day. The pages I was just on are nowhere to be found.

I would guess it's just late to update the history, but then there are times where I'll go through my history from a few days ago looking for a specific page I know I visited, and I'm able to find some but not all. Again, it just seems like there are random gaps in my history.

Asked by kieranmgarden 4 days ago

Option to reduce touchpad sensitivity at the end of each scroll

There are ongoing discussions about the high touchpad scrolling sensitivity on several Wayland applications like Firefox. Luckily, I found a workaround with this issue by… (read more)

There are ongoing discussions about the high touchpad scrolling sensitivity on several Wayland applications like Firefox. Luckily, I found a workaround with this issue by setting `apz.gtk.kinetic_scroll.enabled` to `false` and increasing the default value of `general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS` from `50` to `120`. However, there is still minor quirk with my scrolling experience especially at the end of each scroll or each time I pause scrolling.

This minor quirk has a lot to do with how I do the two-finger scroll gesture. For each scroll, I don't necessarily lift my fingers up immediately. I might pause for a while then scroll further until my finger reaches the end of the touchpad or I might scroll in the opposite direction without lifting my finger up. However, just having two of my fingers rest on the touchpad detects even the slightest movement. The effect is a page slightly shakes each time I pause scrolling without lifting my fingers up. Although, this minimal shake also occurs as I lift my finger up.

This behavior is detailed in a bug report here . It might have something to do with Wayland but based on my experience, the issue still persists when running Firefox through XWayland. Also, Vivaldi (Chromium) which also runs in XWayland, doesn't show this problem. In Vivaldi, the touchpad will be less sensitive (at least that's how it feels for me) each time I pause scrolling.

I already tried fiddling with the following through the `about:config` to no avail:

  • apz.touch_move_tolerance
  • apz.touch_start_tolerance
  • mousewheel.transaction.ignoremovedelay
  • mousewheel.transaction.timeout

Asked by lewisbolaton 3 days ago

How can I get the "old" address bar functionality back?

Ok, so like the title says.. Years ago, Firefox changed from having the normal "File Edit View History" etc. as the default interface and tried to streamline everything… (read more)

Ok, so like the title says.. Years ago, Firefox changed from having the normal "File Edit View History" etc. as the default interface and tried to streamline everything into icons. I have no idea why. Maybe it had something to do with the mobile version. With a few customizations I was able to get the old look back, with my address bar.

Then a while back the address bar changed. It used to be that the address bar had a drop down that listed the sites you used most frequently. At some point mine just sortof froze and only lists the same 8 sites. Except its worse because 2 of them are now searches for Google and Amazon and not even the original google or amazon web pages. I cannot delete pages from this list like I could in the past, either.

Also, you could, you know... put an address in the address bar and it would take you directly to that site. Now it tries to do a search just as often as it actually takes me to the correct site.

This forcing search engines baffles me, because there's an actual search bar, right directly next to the address bar by default.

So if someone could help me understand how I can change my address bar back to being an address bar, that would be a great help to me. Second, if I could fix the drop down of sites to either be my most frequent sites, or a list of sites I add manually, that would be great also.

Asked by Mathius 3 days ago

Last reply by Mathius 3 days ago