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Can't delete bookmark tags created by pre-installed Firefox in Linux

I have a ton of unused tags that cannot be deleted. Apparently unused tags are supposed to be deleted automatically but for some reason they do not. These tags came from … (read more)

I have a ton of unused tags that cannot be deleted. Apparently unused tags are supposed to be deleted automatically but for some reason they do not. These tags came from a Linux Firefox installation with the Linux distributions bookmarks.

Is there any way to manually delete them from Firefox?

Asked by EaS 5 days ago

Homepage and new Windows items are all deleted.

I had a whole list of saved homepage landing sites that displayed when i open firefox they displayed above the main url/searchbar as shown in screenshot. These have all b… (read more)

I had a whole list of saved homepage landing sites that displayed when i open firefox they displayed above the main url/searchbar as shown in screenshot. These have all been deleted and i will need to spend hours to go and look them all up again . are these saved in any config files that i can re-add them ? Why are these being deleted and if this is not going to be saved going forward why do you still make this functionality available ? second, larger screenshot.

Please advise, this is the main reason I use firefox .... all previous updates these URL's remained until now, but if going fwd you dont support , i would suggest you remove the functionality. and I will remove firefox.

Asked by walks0618 5 days ago

Problem with streaming TV content

I'm running Firefox 94.0.2 (64 bit) under Windows 10. Recently I've been receiving messages from TV content providers telling me I need to enable DRM in my browser. I hav… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 94.0.2 (64 bit) under Windows 10. Recently I've been receiving messages from TV content providers telling me I need to enable DRM in my browser. I have been to to the Settings menu and see that DRM is enabled. CDM is also activated. I have tried toggling them on and off and restarting but I still get the messages. Please tell me how to get DRM contento run.

Asked by Willmol 5 days ago

bookmarks gone, can not bookmark at all

version 94.0.2 (64-bit) message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security s… (read more)

version 94.0.2 (64-bit) message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem." I can not see any of my bookmarks and I can not bookmark any page. I have: Shut down Firefox and restarted: no help uninstalled, deleted folders, and reinstalled: no help Import bookmarks from another browser: no help. That doesn't work either

What "security software" is the message talking about?

Hope you can help, because I don't want to go to another browser.

Robert

Asked by rschoenert 5 days ago

Last reply by rschoenert 5 days ago

How do I remove the white windows bar above Firefox Browser?

I installed firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop and found that there is a persistent white bar at the top of my screen for some reason. This bar works when trying to resi… (read more)

I installed firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop and found that there is a persistent white bar at the top of my screen for some reason. This bar works when trying to resize or drag the window, but the typical way of clicking on firefox's banner at the top does not let me drag it anymore either. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by jdbj201999 5 days ago

Youtube TV

I suddenly can't watch my Youtube TV account. Every time I try to play a feed or a recording it takes a little bit to load then a message appears saying "Sorry, there was… (read more)

I suddenly can't watch my Youtube TV account. Every time I try to play a feed or a recording it takes a little bit to load then a message appears saying "Sorry, there was an error licensing the video." I've checked my Youtube TV account and everything checks out, restarted my browser, started browser in safe mode. I tried using Internet Explorer and it worked on that, then it worked on Firefox. I closed the Internet Explorer then the Firefox stopped working. Not sure what's going on.

Asked by eric_mots35 5 days ago

Yesterday! "14 new types of 'XS-Leak' cross-site leak attacks against modern web browsers, including Mozilla Firefox."

Have Firefox blocked this and/or are there ways users can protect themselves? "14 new types of 'XS-Leak' cross-site leak attacks against modern web browsers, including G… (read more)

Have Firefox blocked this and/or are there ways users can protect themselves?

"14 new types of 'XS-Leak' cross-site leak attacks against modern web browsers, including Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari, and Mozilla Firefox."

"These types of side-channel attacks are called 'XS-Leaks,' and allow attacks to bypass the 'same-origin' policy in web browsers so that a malicious website can steal info in the background from a trusted website where the user enters information.

"The principle of an XS-Leak is to use such side-channels available on the web to reveal sensitive information about users, such as their data in other web applications, details about their local environment, or internal networks they are connected to," explains the XS-Leaks wiki.

For example, an XS-Leak attack could help a background site siphon the email inbox contents from an active tab used for accessing webmail."

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/researchers-discover-14-new-data-stealing-web-browser-attacks/

Asked by Teresa 4 days ago

unable to view content in OTT platforms

Hello Sir/Ma'am, I am unable to watch series and movies through firefox browsers, I faced the issue initially on Netflix (date- 03/12/2021, it showed that there was a pro… (read more)

Hello Sir/Ma'am,

I am unable to watch series and movies through firefox browsers, I faced the issue initially on Netflix (date- 03/12/2021, it showed that there was a problem to play the video and to update the browser to latest version, when i checked the browser was all updated to date. The same issue is continuing today (date- 04/12/2021), and it is the same for Disney+Hotstar as well. Please fix this issue.

Thank you Divya Naik

Asked by divyagnaik1732 4 days ago

Cannot play CNN live in browser

When I try to play CNN live video in Firefox, I am prompted to choose my provider in a pop-up. When I click Spectrum I get a screen with this in the upper right hand corn… (read more)

When I try to play CNN live video in Firefox, I am prompted to choose my provider in a pop-up. When I click Spectrum I get a screen with this in the upper right hand corner - adobe-pass-2.60.0.4-8a55665.

What do I need to change or set to get the live stream to play?

FWIW - This works on Edge and Chrome.

Asked by cjahn50 1 week ago

Last reply by cjahn50 4 days ago

Dell OpenManage (OMSA) will not sign in with Firefox 94.02

I have various versions of Dell OMSA (OpenManage Server Administrator) on about 20 servers running Windows Server 2008 and up, and all of them have stopped working with F… (read more)

I have various versions of Dell OMSA (OpenManage Server Administrator) on about 20 servers running Windows Server 2008 and up, and all of them have stopped working with FF 94.02 (and possibly 94.01)

OMSA gets stuck in a login loop, just keeps asking for credentials. Switching to latest Chrome works, but I'd rather stick with FF.

Any ideas on what setting may have changed to create this issue?

Asked by eric154 4 days ago

Suggest strong password

Hello, I want to know one thing, you have added a feature that allows Firefox to generate a random strong password. That randomly generated 'strong' password has everyth… (read more)

Hello,

I want to know one thing, you have added a feature that allows Firefox to generate a random strong password. That randomly generated 'strong' password has everything except a special character. How can you say the password is secure if there is no special character in that. Almost 95% of the websites don't accept a password without a special character. May be give an option in the settings to customize the suggested password like character types and character length. That would be just perfect.

Thanks

Asked by Aayush Gupta 4 days ago

Refresh form when pressing backspace or refresh

Hello, When there is a form to fill out in Firefox, whenever I fill it out and press "refresh", the things that I wrote still stay there. However, I don't want it to do t… (read more)

Hello,

When there is a form to fill out in Firefox, whenever I fill it out and press "refresh", the things that I wrote still stay there. However, I don't want it to do that, I want it to refresh the forms as if I am visiting the page from new. How can I make it so that Firefox does this? It is weird because it used to do this but now no longer does.

Asked by lsmurf 4 days ago

Last reply by lsmurf 3 days ago

Help with browser

Hello, I downloaded firefox app on my android phone and noticed that the browser or pages are brown in color. I am not computer savvy so I don't exactly know how it arriv… (read more)

Hello,

I downloaded firefox app on my android phone and noticed that the browser or pages are brown in color. I am not computer savvy so I don't exactly know how it arrived that way. But I love it and I would like to have it on my laptop.

I have vision problems and I am photo sensitive. I eyes hurt bad, so much that tears run down my face and my nose run while trying to use the computer. Is this brown screen available for laptop. If so how would I access it.

Thank you,

Asked by douchessofmarmont 3 days ago

IDM Integration Module

I installed IDM Integration Module 6.40.3.2 and every time I start Firefox I get a pop-up window asking permission to send information to IDM. Has anyone else have this … (read more)

I installed IDM Integration Module 6.40.3.2 and every time I start Firefox I get a pop-up window asking permission to send information to IDM. Has anyone else have this problem and is there a way to fix this? I'm using Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) for Windows 10.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by bjh 3 days ago

Last reply by bjh 3 days ago