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How to BLOCK systemtimezone detection in Firefox?

How to BLOCK systemtimezone detection in Firefox? Can this be done with firefox or with the operatingsystem itself? After all i know for a fact that the bromite android b… (read more)

How to BLOCK systemtimezone detection in Firefox? Can this be done with firefox or with the operatingsystem itself? After all i know for a fact that the bromite android browser has this feature and it works. I noticed that disabling javascript blocks systemtimedetection, but it also basically renders the browsers useless for my purposes.. are there specific javascript config settings regarding systemtimezone detection? I really feel that when a website spys on my systemtimezone this is a breach of privacy as this goes beyond the browsers im using to view the website but instead directly access information about my system, im not ok with that... Using a virtualmachine just to fake systemtimezone cannot be the solution, this is ridiculous.

By the way, i hope Mozilla won't let down support for Manivest v2 ever, there is a chance firefox will gain a boost in users after google pushing Manivest v3 that hard... making adblock useless, what a shame.

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 week ago

Last reply by Firefox_Beginner 4 days ago

Copy and Paste stop working intermittently on Windows 11

Windows 11 Firefox version 103 Daily my Firefox will stop being able to cut, copy, or paste from anywhere to anywhere. Only a full system reboot fixes this temporarily. … (read more)

Windows 11 Firefox version 103 Daily my Firefox will stop being able to cut, copy, or paste from anywhere to anywhere. Only a full system reboot fixes this temporarily.

Asked by banjopuppet 1 month ago

Last reply by banjopuppet 3 hours ago

Videos Do Not Play After Update

I updated my Firefox today and now videos do not play. I had this problem back in April after an update and I spent weeks troubleshooting it. Eventually I got it to work … (read more)

I updated my Firefox today and now videos do not play.

I had this problem back in April after an update and I spent weeks troubleshooting it. Eventually I got it to work after trying all of the following (then, and again now):

Things I've Tried: 1.) Clearing data (cache and cookies) 2.) Turning off "Strict Mode" 3.) Running CCleaner 4.) Disabling/enabling HW acceleration 5.) Checking that the DRM box is checked (and trying it without it checked) 6.) Refreshing Firefox 7.) Uninstalling/Reinstalling 8.) Updating my Windows install 9.) Updating drivers 10.) Disabling all Firefox extensions 11.) Running without extensions 12.) Running in Firefox Troubleshooting Mode 13.) Running Windows in Safe Mode with Networking 14.) Running a fresh install of Firefox without signing in after deleting all traces of Firefox from my PC (including Program Data folders, registry entries, etc.)

What finally worked back in April was to dive into "about:config" and change "media.rdd-processenable" to "false".

That fix does not work this time around.

In the meantime I've been using Brave and having no issues. I've tried video playback in Chrome, Opera, and Edge on this computer with no issues. This playback problem is exclusive to Firefox.

Video playback still works just fine on my 4 home PCs running Windows 10 and Pop_OS (3 self-built, one Asus laptop) using this same build of Firefox.

Other/Rant: I suspect this is a Firefox/Windows 11 problem. Most likely this is not something I can fix myself, but it's incredibly frustrating since I'm buried deep in the Mozilla ecosystem and use it for work. I'd prefer not to have to swap between browsers just so I can watch videos; too many windows open on this tiny work laptop isn't fun to juggle. Basic video playback is the #1 thing I use my web browser for at both work and home so it'd be nice if this irritating, months-long, unacceptable issue were resolved. A modern browser that has video playback issues? What good is it then? What's most irritating is that it seems I'm the one of a very small number of users with this issue, since I see very little posted about it online.

I've been a Firefox user primarily for almost half a decade now - moved over from Chrome for privacy issues. Never had a problem until 4/22 of this year and considering it's still an issue 3 months later... it has me re-evaluating the reliability and my commitment to an otherwise amazing browser.

Asked by Exare 2 months ago

Last reply by Exare 16 minutes ago

Firefox 52ESR and old version of java runtime

Hello. I am in need to open www site of Swegon AHU unit which is built on java. I have two installed java versions, 1.8 (one of latest of this branch) and 1.6. Problem is… (read more)

Hello. I am in need to open www site of Swegon AHU unit which is built on java. I have two installed java versions, 1.8 (one of latest of this branch) and 1.6. Problem is the AHU site is not working with anything newer than 1.6. I can't find proper solution for opening site with version 1.6 without much issues or much asking from browser. I need version 1.8 of java for daily use, and 1.6 is only for mentioned device. I tried to disable java 1.8 in java control panel but it doesn't seem to have any influence. I try to open site in Firefox 52ESR because for my knowledge is it one of latest browser which supported java. The problem is, Firefox each time is asking me what version to select for each class which must be loaded, and these classes are many for one page. It makes working with AHU a pain in azz. Everything because java is out-of-date. I know it is, but I don't have any option - these devices are not mine, and I can't upgrade firmware on myself, and can't force customer to do this. And I don't even know if there is any upgrade for them. I looked in internet but didn't find anything suitable for my case. Is there anything I can do with java or firefox 52ESR settings to make this site works flawless? I set applet in Firefox to not asking when activate java, but it still nagging me with questions and requires confirmations. I can't bypass it. I tried to use Internet Explorer 11 but there it is even worse, because out-of-date java is not allowed to run, no matter what settings i made in application. Please help.

Asked by zygdresze1 1 week ago

Last reply by zygdresze1 6 days ago

Infected profile

Every time I open FF bitdefender alerts to using this Condom to protect me. I do a complete system scan with various programs and nothing is found. Something is amok with… (read more)

Every time I open FF bitdefender alerts to using this Condom to protect me. I do a complete system scan with various programs and nothing is found. Something is amok with either FF or Bitdefender. Who has the answer?

The file C:\Users\rapal\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\83asnv9o.default-release-1656238612941\cache2\entries\25BB8E4AEF07AA842B8C1FB849CFC47C9350A7EC has been detected as infected. Bitdefender deleted this item, your device is safe.

The file C:\Users\rapal\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\83asnv9o.default-release-1656238612941\cache2\entries\81C7AA7E22A4F2EA945F9EB30BF509393D18F6C8=>(REMOVED_NULLS)=>(INFECTED_JS) is infected with JS:Trojan.Cryxos.9571 and was moved to quarantine. It is recommended that you run a System Scan to make sure your system is clean.

Thank you, Poor White Boy

Asked by Poor White Boy 1 week ago

Last reply by Poor White Boy 6 days ago

Fire fox flickers

When I go and open any website, a minute later Firefox flickers, it's been doing that for a month now. and I always get this too, a separate issue " This site is slowing … (read more)

When I go and open any website, a minute later Firefox flickers, it's been doing that for a month now. and I always get this too, a separate issue " This site is slowing down Firefox" yet it never says what site, and when Firefox is the only site open, it still does it.

Asked by crapjunkmail 1 month ago

Last reply by crapjunkmail 6 days ago

Firefox causes my news feed on facebook to scroll by its self

When I scroll to the bottom of my news feed on Facebook, the page scrolls by it's self, I'm NOT touching anything and the page scrolls up and down. been that way for a mo… (read more)

When I scroll to the bottom of my news feed on Facebook, the page scrolls by it's self, I'm NOT touching anything and the page scrolls up and down. been that way for a month now 8-16-22

Asked by crapjunkmail 1 month ago

Last reply by crapjunkmail 6 days ago

View Bill in Online Banking

I have used Firefox for my online banking for years. Just recently when I go to the bill payment section and click on the drop down list to pay and view a bill, I can pay… (read more)

I have used Firefox for my online banking for years. Just recently when I go to the bill payment section and click on the drop down list to pay and view a bill, I can pay the bill, but when I try to view the bill the view bill window comes up for a second and the a drop down of the bank's home page comes up. The view bill page used to be a PDF file and Adobe Reader is my default. I talked with the bank and they did not see it happen in my account. If I open the online banking in Microsoft Edge it does not occur.

Asked by cstrandjr 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cstrandjr 16 hours ago