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WEBSITE FEATURES NO LONGER WORKING (BUT STILL DO WITH MS EDGE!!)

Hi, My wife & I have used Firefox for some considerable time now and like it a lot. However, we have been having trouble with Firefox recently and wonder if you are a… (read more)

Hi,

My wife & I have used Firefox for some considerable time now and like it a lot.

However, we have been having trouble with Firefox recently and wonder if you are aware of this. It manifests itself in a very subtle way with only some FEATURES of a particular website not operating, (but no ‘warning’ messages whatsoever).

To begin with, I was at a loss to understand why something didn’t work but, now that this has happened to me on THREE different websites (with features that work perfectly well under MS Edge!), I have come to the conclusion that Firefox is the only “common denominator”.

The first problem was with https://www.parcel2go.com. They have a “Live Help” (Chat) feature. It no longer works with Firefox!

The second was with https://account.patientaccess.com. Try to order “repeat prescriptions” and all is well – until you hit “send”. It no longer works with Firefox!

Today, I have discovered that with https://www.bt.com I am now longer able to access my BT email accounts. Furthermore, they also have a “chat” facility – except that is now also ‘invisible’ to Firefox!

I have seen mention that DuckDuckGo (which I also use) might be involved here?

What’s happened?!!

Asked by goshjm 3 months ago

Last reply by CraigS26 3 months ago

wordle

Wordle does not work properly on FireFox. It does not recognize characters that I enter as valid characters in the solution of the day. This occurs quite frequently. … (read more)

Wordle does not work properly on FireFox. It does not recognize characters that I enter as valid characters in the solution of the day. This occurs quite frequently.

Asked by jholder98 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Light/Dark mode issue persists

I've been having issues with the themes on the Firefox Browser. Almost all themes forces dark-mode on the browser. Since update 100 it no longer effects websites, but it … (read more)

I've been having issues with the themes on the Firefox Browser. Almost all themes forces dark-mode on the browser. Since update 100 it no longer effects websites, but it still affects the browser (menues etc) despite me having the settings locked on light-mode.

Asked by Mumrik 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

Can't upload large files on Google Drive

For a few months now I can't upload anything larger than 500 MB on Google Drive. I did talk to GD support and it worked fine with Chrome and Chromium. So whatever is caus… (read more)

For a few months now I can't upload anything larger than 500 MB on Google Drive. I did talk to GD support and it worked fine with Chrome and Chromium. So whatever is causing this problem, it's in Firefox. I tried with a clear Firefox (one with no extensions by deleting /.mozilla) but it's still the same - the upload starts but then stops within the first 30 seconds. Ping and traceroute are all perfectly fine to google servers, no losses, so it's not the connection either.

Firefox is the latest stable version: 101.0.

Asked by rado84 4 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 weeks ago

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However works fine on private window

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However… (read more)

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However works fine on private window

Asked by Hbarhorse 1 week ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 week ago

Notifications don't work

Absolutely no websites seem to ask the user for allowing notifications, nor can i add them to my notification list myself (not a firefox feature). I also have no way to e… (read more)

Absolutely no websites seem to ask the user for allowing notifications, nor can i add them to my notification list myself (not a firefox feature). I also have no way to enable Firefox's notifications in Windows 10's action center, for there is no option.

Asked by electricirbis 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

Pages not restored after updates

hi I get messages to install new updates that assure me that my open windows will be restored but that is not true. I have done installs and my windows were not restored.… (read more)

hi

I get messages to install new updates that assure me that my open windows will be restored but that is not true. I have done installs and my windows were not restored. I have been careful to make sure that I do it when I get the message assuring me that my windows will be restored and yet again. They are not. I have done what the help section recommends and try to restore them from Settings and History and was not able to. This really sucks. I do lots of research and need to switch back and forth. Mozilla can you do it better? Forcing the update when I am not ready sucks. There has got to be a better way! It just happened again tell me how to fix this please!

Asked by surfer_girl347 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

Language

I had Firefox in German. With your today-update you changed to English without my o.k. Give me my German language back, perhaps cancel the today-update. I think, than com… (read more)

I had Firefox in German. With your today-update you changed to English without my o.k. Give me my German language back, perhaps cancel the today-update. I think, than comes my German back.

Asked by doctorimmesberge 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago

FVD speed dial

I know Mozilla is going to hate this question, but does anyone out there know of a work around to allow me and others the use of FVD. My brother is still using it but he … (read more)

I know Mozilla is going to hate this question, but does anyone out there know of a work around to allow me and others the use of FVD. My brother is still using it but he says he forgot how he did it, Please help. If anyone does answer me on my email: [email removed from public]

Asked by marine65 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Desktop PC microphone selection issues in Linux...

Evening, all. It's very rare I ask for help on ANY fora, if I'm honest. I can almost always sort out my own issues, especially with browsers. However, this one has stumpe… (read more)

Evening, all.

It's very rare I ask for help on ANY fora, if I'm honest. I can almost always sort out my own issues, especially with browsers. However, this one has stumped me.

I've noticed that, on any website where user interaction requires use of a microphone, the Linux build of Firefox only ever offers "source_default_name" for choice of microphone. Well, OK; I can see this being fine for the vast majority of folks who use a laptop; the built-in microphone WILL be the "default" microphone, no questions.

My question is this; what do those of us running desktop PCs do about microphone selection, hmm? A desktop PC doesn't HAVE a "built-in, default microphone", does it? By their very nature, any microphone you're going to use with a desktop is going to be an externally plugged-in device. I have three of these; a USB microphone.....a wireless headset, and the twin stereo mikes on a Logitech c920 webcam.

Do I get anything resembling a drop-down list to choose what I want to use? Uh-uh. Firefox - apparently! - doesn't "see" any of them. Not individually. All I ever see is "source_default_name".....

Grrrr...!!

C'mon, guys! Frankly, this is about as much use as a chocolate teapot. Linux, to the best of my knowledge - unlike Windoze - doesn't make 'global' device settings, which every application then uses. It's always been far more fine-grained than that, allowing individual device use on a per-app basis. But that only works if the 'app' in question allows those choices to be made.

Any Chromium-based "clone" - and I use several of these, as I package portable versions for the Puppy Linux community - will give a full drop-down list of every available device it can find. Why can't the Linux builds of Firefox do the same?

I shall be interested to see what, if any, replies I get to this question. It's been bugging me for years...!

Mike.

Asked by cromer.cat 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 21 hours ago

Firefox browser, add on / extensions did not work.

I enjoy Firefox browser, but this morning I found that my add on/ extensions do not work and I found that if I try to add any extension recommended by Firefox I get the m… (read more)

I enjoy Firefox browser, but this morning I found that my add on/ extensions do not work and I found that if I try to add any extension recommended by Firefox I get the message " this cannot be installed the file is corrupt", I don't understand. I have tried a refresh, I have went to the fixes in about.config and no matter this situation doesn't change. please advise. I cant include a screenshot because it will not work.

Asked by wtjohnson1 23 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 21 hours ago

I am getting the message that cant connect from many websites that it cant connect with pr end of file error

this should not be happening, even youtube .com wont connect and its not https, it is not doing this on other browsers just firefox, I cant even access my bank what gives… (read more)

this should not be happening, even youtube .com wont connect and its not https, it is not doing this on other browsers just firefox, I cant even access my bank what gives?

Asked by eriksen_k 18 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 8 hours ago

URLs appear when saving/printing to pdf

I'm viewing a webpage that has several links. When printing the webpage to pdf using Firefox, the links magically display their full URLs, blocking the contents of the pa… (read more)

I'm viewing a webpage that has several links. When printing the webpage to pdf using Firefox, the links magically display their full URLs, blocking the contents of the page. How can this be prevented? This does not happen when using MS Edge. Please see the attached screenshot. The top image is from a pdf printed using Firefox, and the bottom is from a pdf printed using MS Edge. 91.8.0esr (64-bit)

Asked by firefoxq 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 hours ago

File extension removed during download

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade a… (read more)

I noticed during a firmware download with the file extension .DAT that Firefox removed the extension. The file was not recognizable during an attempted firmware upgrade afterward. This is a new issue occurring sometime in the past several months, since last firmware update. Firefox preferences are set to download .DAT files. No other settings are listed for that file extension. I verified the issue points toward Firefox by checking the download with another web browser which completed the download with the extension.

Asked by jacco237 1 day ago

Last reply by emanuel.kocher 1 hour ago

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Firefox Hyjacked

My Firefox browser got Hyjacked by Safefinder? All searches are redirected to Yahoo.com. The first time it happened I used Restore point to go back and fix. This time d… (read more)

My Firefox browser got Hyjacked by Safefinder? All searches are redirected to Yahoo.com.

The first time it happened I used Restore point to go back and fix. This time did not work.

Thoughts?

Asked by dbmcclellan 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Everytime I sign in to Mozilla Firefox, I get asked "Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your devices" the app is C:programfiles\Mozilla firefox/firefox.exe

Tell me how to eliminate the question in subject from being asked everytime I sign in to the Mozills Fitere Fox browser. It requires me to click "Yes". It's annoying and… (read more)

Tell me how to eliminate the question in subject from being asked everytime I sign in to the Mozills Fitere Fox browser. It requires me to click "Yes". It's annoying and was not need in the past.

Asked by gfitzgerald7 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago