lap top freezes yahoo mail but desk top does not

checking box within a Tab on yahoo mail will immediately open that entry and then freeze further operation until the screen is shut down. This happens on my wife's HP lap… (read more)

checking box within a Tab on yahoo mail will immediately open that entry and then freeze further operation until the screen is shut down. This happens on my wife's HP lap top i5 Pavilion 4.00 ram. ie: inbox tab will show a number of email - a dozen or so - followed by grey empty areas. The tab indicates 100+ total in inbox. Selecting one box opens the email but locks up any activity on that email & must be shut down to exit. The identical situation happens when I access my email on her machine. She is using Firefox 105.0.1 HOWEVER, on my machine, HP desktop AMD A8 8.00 Ram, both email addresses do not lock up, multiple boxes can be checked and work as expected. My desk top uses Firefox 104.4 This began happening within the past couple of weeks and I can not debug the situation. Any pointers ??

Asked by pete 18 hours ago

meetup.com gives 502 bad gateway

The page at https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Drinkabout-Cambridge/ looks normal except that all the events say "needs a location" although they have a location assigned. If… (read more)

The page at https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Drinkabout-Cambridge/ looks normal except that all the events say "needs a location" although they have a location assigned. If I click on any of them it just says "502 bad gateway". The site works fine in Microsoft Edge.

Asked by John Grant 20 hours ago

Last reply by John Grant 17 hours ago

Did not connect: Potential Security Issue since upgrading to version 105

I am getting a stack of these errors preventing me from browsing to secure websites which includes google.com. Luckily my Chrome Browser and Edge Browser work fine. This … (read more)

I am getting a stack of these errors preventing me from browsing to secure websites which includes google.com. Luckily my Chrome Browser and Edge Browser work fine. This is just another nail in the coffin for me to close the door on this browser which is just getting more and more unreliable.

For now, I have migrated to Chrome to allow me to go about my business of without Firefox telling me Google.com and many other secure sites are unsafe to browse!

Please bring back the override and accept the risk. I would rather have a warning and transfer risk to me rather than have a draconian rule telling me to use a different browser to resolve the issue. For now, you have forced my choice.

I cannot believe I am the only User to experience this issue. I do not want to delete all my cookies etc as I want to be selective in what I delete but again, this option has been taken away from me as well.

Looking forward to a solution.

Thanks.

Asked by d.russell 13 hours ago

Last reply by d.russell 12 hours ago

How to get search results from home page to open in new tab?

I have the home page (aka new tab page) pinned because it is the only way to get the home page to appear after closing all tabs with atleast one pinned tab active. One a… (read more)

I have the home page (aka new tab page) pinned because it is the only way to get the home page to appear after closing all tabs with atleast one pinned tab active. One annoying thing I found is that search results open in the same tab, which causes the pinned new tab page to get replaced by the search results. This is now how bookmarks and shortcuts behave. Can someone tell me how to get search results (from the "awesome" bar) to open in a new tab ONLY when conducted from the home page/new tab page?

Asked by gsrgtrdg4565653 11 hours ago

With the Firefox Android app, how do I STOP audio from playing after I lock my phone screen?

I have looked up every variation of this question under the goddamn sun, and all I can ever find is "how can I KEEP audio playing after I lock my phone screen?"--which is… (read more)

I have looked up every variation of this question under the goddamn sun, and all I can ever find is "how can I KEEP audio playing after I lock my phone screen?"--which is not what I'm looking for.

Long story short, I've been using YouTube on the Firefox browser app because it has ad block and I refuse to pay for YouTube premium just to get rid of the insidious amount of ads the app has that I can't be rid of otherwise. It's not as good at the app, I'll admit, but there's no intrusive ads trying to sell me crap, so I'm willing to deal with the downsides.

The problem is that audio from YouTube in the Firefox app on Android continues to play if it was playing when I locked the screen, or if I was playing audio in my car and the app was never exited (so to speak) before I locked the screen, audio will either keep playing in the former case, or it will start playing as soon as the bluetooth connects to my car again once I get back in and turn it on.

How do I STOP this from happening? There's no settings within the app or my phone (that I can find) that will help with this. I don't know if it's a Firefox issue or an issue with my phone, but the audio thing doesn't happen with ANY other app I have. Only Firefox, and it's driving me crazy. I don't know how to keep it from doing so without the added step of making sure I close the app before I lock the screen, but I don't always remember to do so, and that's the problem. Please help me, because I'm almost about to give up on this app, too.

If it's relevant and it'll help, I have a Samsung Galaxy S22+.

Asked by skye.allen1296 10 hours ago

Removing items from dock

Hi, I've noticed that after re-inserting the dock to Firefox there were a number of internet sites I no longer use and I'm wanting to remove them without having to shut d… (read more)

Hi, I've noticed that after re-inserting the dock to Firefox there were a number of internet sites I no longer use and I'm wanting to remove them without having to shut down the dock altogether. How do I do this? Secondly how do I add to the dock new sites

Asked by andym70 9 hours ago

Firefox Alpenglow Issue

I ran into an issue with the Alpenglow extension conflicting with the Dark Mode extension. On version 105.0.1 (It may happen on other versions, it's just that I only test… (read more)

I ran into an issue with the Alpenglow extension conflicting with the Dark Mode extension.

On version 105.0.1 (It may happen on other versions, it's just that I only tested it on that version.), all of the default themes, ran into defaults where they tend to fallback to the Default Dark Theme, which, while totally usable, is not the theme I wanted. The Alpine Theme was the theme that I tested with first, but it's actually also an issue on the Light theme as well. Both themes tested were official themes that were made by Mozilla, not a third-party.

Asked by Zack 8 hours ago

home page showing only gray + bookmark bar blanked out

I'm on Windows 10. Every time I open up a new tab, I cannot see either the saved links or bookmarks. It's like they have been wiped from the page. I can still access the … (read more)

I'm on Windows 10. Every time I open up a new tab, I cannot see either the saved links or bookmarks. It's like they have been wiped from the page. I can still access the bookmarks. I've tried the about:newtab and about:home fixes but neither have worked. None of my extensions are doing it, either.

Thanks for your time.

Asked by moonstar.ara 3 hours ago

How do you write a number in bold font?

Make text bold Move your pointer to the Mini toolbar above your selection and click Bold. . Click Bold. in the Font group on the Home tab. Type the keyboard shor… (read more)

Make text bold

   Move your pointer to the Mini toolbar above your selection and click Bold. .
   Click Bold. in the Font group on the Home tab.
   Type the keyboard shortcut: CTRL+B.

Ezzee Fonts

Asked by miademon3344 3 hours ago

Last reply by miademon3344 3 hours ago

Downloads not opening

I mark student scripts, doc, docx and pdf, many of which are downloaded in a 2-3 day marking session. So opening the files needs to be easy and slick. But it doesn't work… (read more)

I mark student scripts, doc, docx and pdf, many of which are downloaded in a 2-3 day marking session. So opening the files needs to be easy and slick. But it doesn't work well any more - even worse than previously. How can I get Firefox to download and open the file automatically when clicking on the link? "They" seem to be putting barriers in the way of efficient working.

Asked by cvhorie 1 hour ago

Is it possible to force pages in "support.mozilla.org" dark?

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works e… (read more)

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works everywhere but in "support.mozilla.org".

How is it possible to have dark theme in Mozilla's support pages too?

Thank you very much. Prayan

Asked by prayan72 15 minutes ago

Minimizing Firefox windows sometimes will not open on click on the taskbar and windows error sound will play.

This has started to day, I'm running it on Windows 11 and if I minimize a windows sometimes I am unable to reopen from the taskbar, I would see the browser window flash f… (read more)

This has started to day, I'm running it on Windows 11 and if I minimize a windows sometimes I am unable to reopen from the taskbar, I would see the browser window flash for 1 second and then a window error bell sound will play, but there is no error message. The only way I can get back that window is to right click the icon in the taskbar and click Restore on the rightclick pane. I would have to do this everytime this happens.

I don't know what caused this, it was fine most of the day and just started late afternoon. Anyone have a clue to the root of this issue and what's your advice?

Asked by Marcy Joel 6 days ago

error after firefox update

I have just updated to the latest version of Firefox on my 3 dell systems to version 105.0.1. When I click on the firefox desktop shortcut I get the error message on the … (read more)

I have just updated to the latest version of Firefox on my 3 dell systems to version 105.0.1. When I click on the firefox desktop shortcut I get the error message on the attachment. All 3 were working fine before the update and after the update the systems keeps on getting this message on opening Firefox. I have tried refreshing firefox and all the usual troubleshooting but nothing works. Any ideas please ?

Asked by shano223 6 days ago

Firefox shrinks page when trying to print label (since uptdate to 102.3.0esr)

I'm using an online inventory system and regularly need to print barcode labels. This was all working fine until I updated to 102.3.0esr. Now, the data shrinks to a tiny … (read more)

I'm using an online inventory system and regularly need to print barcode labels. This was all working fine until I updated to 102.3.0esr. Now, the data shrinks to a tiny part of the page when I go to print it. (See screenshots of what it looks like prior to going to the print dialogue and then when I actually go to print it). I've checked various settings suggested on previous posts that sound like the same problem but none of these work (Scaling, shrink, printer margins, clearing the cache etc.). If I choose a different printer and select A4 paper, the data looks to be the correct size (i.e. set for a 2x1 label), albeit on a much larger page.

I downloaded Chrome and I can get it to display and print ok from there. I just don't know what's happened in Firefox. Also, it's not just my system - one of my colleagues had a problem with a standard release. We changed him to the esr version (prior to the 102.3.0 update) and it worked ok then. Obviously something has happened in this update. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by dnm1978 6 days ago

Large White Bar At The Bottom Of The Screen In Firefox (Windows 11, v106.0b4 Developer Edition, v105.0.1 Standard Edition)

Hello, I am currently having an annoying issue when browsing Firefox on particular websites. There's this large, irremovable white bar at the bottom of the screen that a… (read more)

Hello, I am currently having an annoying issue when browsing Firefox on particular websites. There's this large, irremovable white bar at the bottom of the screen that appears when I'm browsing particular websites (it only appears on those and those websites only), but it never appears on other websites and there doesn't seem to be a way to remove it. I've tried clearing cookies and cache, disabling certain extensions but nothing has seemed to work so far. I'm currently using the Firefox Nightly, but the same exact issue is present on the same exact websites (developer.mozilla.org, codewars.com, etc.) on my regular version of the browser. This is getting really annoying and I don't want to switch to a Chromium-based browser, so is there any way to fix this annoying issue? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Aldi Kabulov 5 days ago

Last reply by Aldi Kabulov 5 days ago

I forgot my login

Hello! Could you help me, please? I forgot my main email name that i used for firefox account. How can i restore it? I tried 2 my emails and both of them is empty, no tab… (read more)

Hello! Could you help me, please? I forgot my main email name that i used for firefox account. How can i restore it? I tried 2 my emails and both of them is empty, no tabs, no apps, no bookmarks.

Asked by mafusail1692 5 days ago

Last reply by mafusail1692 5 days ago

TLS Handshake and separate error messages on two diferent sites I visit regularly

Hello, In the last week, I have noticed an error message on a site that I usually log onto, and am unable to do so which looks like this: Secure Connection Failed An err… (read more)

Hello,

In the last week, I have noticed an error message on a site that I usually log onto, and am unable to do so which looks like this: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.plus.net. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem. I have contacted the web site owners, and they have said it is my browser as the site is working correctly.

The second issue is that I am able to log onto my gumtree homepage, but unable to access my account due to the following: I have checked my Firefox browser and it is running the latest version 105.0.1 I have noted that on the bottom left of the page when trying to access my messages or manage my ads the following is happening but times out after 15 seconds: Unable to perform tls handshake to sa.gumtree

Gumtree have said this is a browser issue, so that is why I am contacting you for assistance.

I look forward to hearing from you, at your earliest convenience.

Best regards, Arvin Kumar

Asked by arvink007 5 days ago