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site gamigo,desert operations keeps trying to connect.My anti virus stops it but i just want them to stop.

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a… (read more)

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a long time ago.I stopt,deleted my account but they keep attacing several times a day.I,ll be gratefull with any help\advise about this.i tryed acsessing the page sourse and i think i,ve only made it worse.

Asked by scarrleg 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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with each update another site doesn't function without being forced into a private window with an extension

AOP is the extension that "fixes" the issue. Sometimes a site won't open at all, WFUV. Some sites won't auto log-in. Citi & NY Times. Safari has no issue with any.… (read more)

AOP is the extension that "fixes" the issue.

Sometimes a site won't open at all, WFUV. Some sites won't auto log-in. Citi & NY Times.


Safari has no issue with any.

Big Sur. Mac Mini.

Asked by metropical 2 years ago

Last reply by metropical 1 year ago

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FireFox insists on trying to Restore Previous Session even though it's OFF in settings and there's no user.js

I need to re-post this question as, although it has been asked previously, that session is now closed. It only started happening recently, but I'm not sure whether to bla… (read more)

I need to re-post this question as, although it has been asked previously, that session is now closed. It only started happening recently, but I'm not sure whether to blame the latest FireFox version, 96, or Windows 10, 21H2. I also run Avast and MalwareBytes AVs.

Asked by dholford 2 years ago

Answered by dholford 2 years ago

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Firefox keeps crashing since 2022 February 8.

I am a Firefox user for 5 years now and never had such bad experience before. Since 2022 February 8 my Firefox application keeps crashing all the time. The browser opens… (read more)

I am a Firefox user for 5 years now and never had such bad experience before. Since 2022 February 8 my Firefox application keeps crashing all the time. The browser opens and I can open webpages as well, but shortly after opening the websites, most of the pages result in Firefoxing crashing. I have latest version of Firefox and I have checked in safe / troubleshooting mode as well, but it did not help, Firefox still crashes. I have submitted a lot of crash reports in the last two days, the latest one has this ID: bp-94f69edd-95cb-40e3-84de-33cb20220210.

Please let me know what to do, as currently I cannot use Firefox and without a fix I have change to another web browser. Please also note that the same webpages that crash under Firefox work without errors in other browsers.

Asked by csaba.macskassy 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Getting pop-up for critical virus alert when running 96.0.3 on Win 10 Pro

I'm running 96.0.3 on a fully patched Win 10 Pro system - both O/S and programs. When Firefox is running I'm getting these pop-up error messages randomly with changing c… (read more)

I'm running 96.0.3 on a fully patched Win 10 Pro system - both O/S and programs. When Firefox is running I'm getting these pop-up error messages randomly with changing content. They stay on screen for some seconds and then go away. Message states it's from (via) 5.back2yard.biz. I put that in my hosts file and I'm still getting them. My network is a cable modem hooked to Xfinity and then cable connected to another fully newer patched router. All addresses are 10. range. I ran both a Malwarebytes scan and a Windows Security scan - both are clean.

I'm unable to upload a small image after a hour so I'll give up on that right now.

Asked by oldserverguy 2 years ago

Answered by oldserverguy 2 years ago

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google not loading after connecting to VPN network

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then ofte… (read more)

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then often it shows 'reconnecting' message. This works OK in Chrome.

Steps to reproduce: 1. Open Firefox without VPN - all loads well. 2. Enable VPN - stops loading. If I then disable VPN - it starts loading again.

If I restart Firefox it starts working OK, but after a while stops working again.

Asked by kantix 2 years ago

Answered by kantix 2 years ago

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Potential Security Issue

Hi, Firefox is displaying this message: Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to l.mail.people.co… (read more)

Hi,

Firefox is displaying this message: Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to l.mail.people.com because this website requires a secure connection

and does NOT let me continue... HOWEVER, if I copy n paste the URL (https://l.mail.people.com/rts/go2.aspx?h=16465956&tp=i-1NHD-9U-36Hb-1OjSfX9-Hv-5EjIU-1c-Xmrj-1OjOLzQ-l78hyiHVom-1J3ttn&x=6b160f0f640ceeb5fd6f8fe1a3284d4886844914%7c739139%7c20220211%7c021122%7c739139%7c79459191515) to a DIFFERENT browser, there are NO issues with it.

Why is Firefox complaining and how do I tell it to STOP?

Asked by rlvanwyk 2 years ago

Last reply by rlvanwyk 1 year ago

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Can't resolve recurring 404 error, also Firefox start up requires 'New session' every time.

2 issues. 1) Have used Firefox for years on Windows 10 on a laptop. For the last 2 months I have had great difficulty signing in to do online banking with Bank of Montr… (read more)

2 issues. 1) Have used Firefox for years on Windows 10 on a laptop. For the last 2 months I have had great difficulty signing in to do online banking with Bank of Montreal (BMO). I get a lot of 404 error messages. Clearing the cache and history works occasionally, but not consistently. I do not have this problem when I use Chrome and I do not have this problem with any other site. This is really frustrating and inconvenient because it is so inconsistent and yet so important. 2) For the last month, every time I start Firefox I get a message telling me Firefox was unable to find previous settings and I have to select 'Start new Session' as it seems unable to restore itself otherwise. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

Asked by mannlett4 2 years ago

Last reply by mannlett4 1 year ago

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I have a new device and have lost total access to my old Firefox accounts

Good day Mozilla Firefox support how are you.s today I have a new phone and I have lost access to my old Firefox accounts with the email addresses [email1]@yahoo.com and … (read more)

Good day Mozilla Firefox support how are you.s today I have a new phone and I have lost access to my old Firefox accounts with the email addresses [email1]@yahoo.com and [email2]@yahoo.com and they critically and

Urgently needed and required to be deleted from your side as I haven't got access to them anymore

removed personal information. fixed formatting. -Andrew

Asked by Donovan 2 years ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox is slow - does multiple profile affect performance?

Firefox is slow; so slow I have to use another browser, Brave, to get around this. It is not about 'how many open tabs' or 'what extensions are doing'. I can have one pr… (read more)

Firefox is slow; so slow I have to use another browser, Brave, to get around this.

It is not about 'how many open tabs' or 'what extensions are doing'. I can have one profile open with one tab and still wish there would be a better response.

I have lots of profiles. I think the performance was better when I first started Firefox on this computer. I wonder If I eliminate profiles will I get a better performance.

How do I go proving this? - How easy can I take the profiles folder copy and rename it then start firefox with a profile folder and only one profile and one tab then What?

I did not gain a significant advantage in the load times for firefox. The load time for the browser with only the one empty tab 22 - 26 seconds . The load time for yahoo.com main page 31 -36 seconds. The load time for a link on the yahoo main page 20 - 22 seconds.

The question was "does having a large profile folder slow response time for firefox"? I believe I am seeing that this is true. When I load the yahoo profile it can take 10+ seconds more to resolve the main page and up to an addition 5-7 seconds to resolve the opened tabs.

Know that the browser was the only user process opened at the times of the tests. Know that the internet connection is the primier package and I have been monitoring the speeds frequently recently. I am good with the internet connection times. Know that I know the quick fixes and either there was no improvement or the inconvience of doing with out dark reader is no option.

Now understand I did not run these tests through a testing suite. These test were a couple one offs I used to form an opinion. Everyday usage forms an opinion in everyday users without hard data to coincide with the usage.

Asked by GIlbert Bigelow 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Image display limits

Hi, Are there any limits (count, area, size, weight) for displaying images on a webpage? I'm working on a website that should display a large amount of images on one of… (read more)

Hi,

Are there any limits (count, area, size, weight) for displaying images on a webpage?

I'm working on a website that should display a large amount of images on one of its pages, however FF displays only part of them. When I downsize their dimensions more of them are displayed, when I use their lower resolution (lighter in weight) versions, more of them are displayed.

I remember, I read somewhere a few years ago that there is a limit for weight of images on a single page, which could be observed for example on a carousel with large amount of slides.

This issue doesn't seem to affect other browsers.

Unfortunately I can't find this nor any other article / post that specifies what are those limits.

Thanks, Z

Asked by Zeeto 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Strange behavior in Firefox

I am experiencing two critical problems with the latest version of Firefox 98.0 Every 1-2 hours the browser completely refuses to open any connection. It will not even … (read more)

I am experiencing two critical problems with the latest version of Firefox 98.0

Every 1-2 hours the browser completely refuses to open any connection. It will not even open the local host 127.0.0.1 - The browser is functional, all of the buttons work. It just refuses to connect to anything.

Meanwhile Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera all open every webpage without a problem.

I first encountered this problem with the famous FoxStuck bug. After the bug was revealed and fixed the browser seemed to be working until now.

However since version 98.0 the problem seems to be back.

If I close the browser during these outages I can see several Firefox processes in the task manager. If I open Firefox again I am caught in an endless loop where it keeps saying Firefox is already running.

The only way to use the browser again is to either restart the computer, or shut down each process in the task manager.

Things I have tried to remedy this problem.

Windows System File Check Disabled all Firefox addons Re-installed the browser over ten times - Cleaned out the residual folders Tried the Firefox Extended Support Release builds Disabled all Firefox updates via the policies.json file Virus/Malware scans Tried various about:config switches

This happens on my work PC and on my home PC. I am using two different profiles on each one.

The weird thing is it is sometimes random. Sometimes it occurs once a day, sometimes it occurs multiple times in a day. The outages usually occur from between 2 - 5 minutes.

Tomorrow I will have to uninstall Firefox at work because I work in critical care for a health service. It's vital that we can access information seamlessly without a hitch. I've had to ask patients to wait 5 minutes due to this problem.

Is anyone else experiencing this problem? Is the infamous FoxStuck bug back again?

Asked by reloadedx23 1 year ago

Last reply by reloadedx23 1 year ago

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Regarding PDF downloads in new web browser

Hello! I updated the my browser to v 98.0 (64-bit) on my Manjaro Linux with 5.10.102-1-MANJARO kernel. The browser works fine. However, there is one thing which is compl… (read more)

Hello! I updated the my browser to v 98.0 (64-bit) on my Manjaro Linux with 5.10.102-1-MANJARO kernel.

The browser works fine. However, there is one thing which is completely breaking my workflow is the new way Firefox handles its PDF downloads.

Previously: - if I used to click on PDF links such as (http://www.africau.edu/images/default/sample.pdf) see google-chrome img they opened in browser and if I downloaded the PDF it would ask me where to store the file. - Downloading PDF on WhatsApp, University website, LinkedIn like apps, it would prompt the "Always Ask" prompt

After the update the applications settings have changed

Now: It is either "always ask" (even in case of links like: http://www.africau.edu/images/default/sample.pdf which is annoying or if I change the setting to "Open in Firefox" on downloading material, when clicked without CTRL+Click (my previous workflow I simply used to click to download material) opens the downloaded PDF in-place so the loaded University website or whatsapp app is closed.

I am really annoyed and I've cycled through all the application settings and none of them seem to work like before.

How do I fix this?

Thank you so much for your help.

Best wishes.

Asked by invincibleknigght 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Not receiving Verification emails while trying to sign into one device

I am attempting to sign into Sync on my tablet and am not able to receive the triggered Verification emails (neither the initial one when attempting to sign in nor any fo… (read more)

I am attempting to sign into Sync on my tablet and am not able to receive the triggered Verification emails (neither the initial one when attempting to sign in nor any follow up ones). Oddly enough, it's only this device where the issue is present. I was able to use my desktop computer to successfully unlock my account after accidentally locking it and change my primary email address in case that was the issue. Both of these actions triggered email notifications. Even when attempting to sign into my tablet's Sync with my new primary email address I am not able to receive the Verification emails.

I have also double checked my spam folder and whitelisted accounts@firefox.com. I have not noticed any other issues with my tablet besides this very specific thing.

Would someone be able to provide guidance? I wasn't able to find any help articles about this particular scenario and am not sure how to proceed.

Thank you, B

Asked by browser11 1 year ago

Last reply by Infinity__ 1 year ago

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Firefox crashing on startup

Hi, My Firefox app has been refusing to startup since yesterday, just crashing every time it attempts to start. I assume it's because I have an exorbitant amount of tab… (read more)

Hi,

My Firefox app has been refusing to startup since yesterday, just crashing every time it attempts to start. I assume it's because I have an exorbitant amount of tabs open, but I'm not 100% sure. I tried refreshing Firefox, but the problem is that attempting to refresh loses all my tabs with no way of getting them back. I've tried refreshing previously, and afterwards I would get the option to choose which tabs/windows I would like to restore, but now I'm not getting that option so I'm forced to see if there's any other solutions. I haven't lost any of my previous data after trying to refresh once, since it's saved in the profile in the "Old Firefox Data" folder, but I just want to see if there's any solution that won't require me to start fresh.

I've submitted a crash report through Firefox, the report ID is: bp-dd3d8911-2bc3-4471-a0b3-1f1a60220404

Please let me know if you can help or if there's any other information you need. Thank you!

Asked by vaheabgaryan 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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problem loading

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to 61.5.135.10:89. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol. Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED… (read more)

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to 61.5.135.10:89. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

This website might not support the TLS 1.2 protocol, which is the minimum version supported by Firefox.

Asked by waseemalitaheem364 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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prefs1.js keeps filling up drive

Hello I asked this question about a year ago and no malware was detected on the effected computers On a number of our computers in the directory user-->username-->… (read more)

Hello

I asked this question about a year ago and no malware was detected on the effected computers

On a number of our computers in the directory user-->username-->AppData-->Roaming-->Mozilla-->Firefox-->Profiles--> Random letters and Numbers.default a File prefs1 keeps getting so large it fills up the drive.

In order to delete the file I need to first stop Microsoft Windows Based Script Host

Any thoughts on how to stop this problem from filling up the drive

Asked by richard.detrafford 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Authentication not possible, can't sign in to my old account

Hello everyone. I had a different account linked to my primary email address and I had this stupid authenticator app on my old phone, which (surprise, surprise) died. And… (read more)

Hello everyone. I had a different account linked to my primary email address and I had this stupid authenticator app on my old phone, which (surprise, surprise) died. And now I am unable to log in because there is literaly no other way to recieve authentication codes. I don't have backup codes, I don't know if I ever had them, I thought it is possible to just get the code via sms, email or any other way, but apparenly not. How can I contact support to either verify my old account sending my ID card or whatever they need to identify me or delete the old account so I can use the old email address for this new account? I also could not log in using my old laptop becase the moment I tried to do so it disconnected me and I can't log in anymore. Also, why isn't this new account syncing stuff from my old laptop's browser on my new laptop's browser? It said it synced but there is nothing in there, no bookmark, no history, nothing. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Gordana Bogic 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Secure connection failed

I am getting a Secure Connection Failed error on every website I try to log into on my laptop. The issue is not occurring on my desktop or either of my iOS devices under … (read more)

I am getting a Secure Connection Failed error on every website I try to log into on my laptop. The issue is not occurring on my desktop or either of my iOS devices under the same login account. I have tried every "fix" I can find through the FAQ's and through online googling, nothing has worked. I don't have any conflicting apps or security features that I can find. I have tried purging the history/cookies, un-installing and re-installing. After a re-install the websites will work for about 5 minutes then I receive the same Error message. Please help!

Asked by fyrsisirius 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Duolingo's audio doesn't work fine

Since a few days I have a problem with Duolingo. When I Play the the vocals the audio "fries". The problem there is ONLY with Firefox. On Chrome and other browers the a… (read more)

Since a few days I have a problem with Duolingo. When I Play the the vocals the audio "fries". The problem there is ONLY with Firefox. On Chrome and other browers the audio works perfecly.

Asked by Ivan R. 1 year ago

Last reply by Ivan R. 1 year ago