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The background colour for some parts of the webpages has changed making it hard to read.

I know and admit I stuffed up. One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password. When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a … (read more)

I know and admit I stuffed up.

One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password.

When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a colour. Confused I picked one - and a bad one I now see.

So now when certain parts of a web page are opened the background colour is this horrible colour and I can't really read what is there.

I don't understand what I did or HOW I did it.

This is a cropped example of the bad contrast I am seeing.

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202022-01-22%2010-09-48.png

As I said, I admit I stuffed up. But this seems to all have happened since that one time with the main password requester.

Asked by teeny_weeny 6 months ago

Last reply by Cyclone Boom 6 months ago

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Crash on start, just after saved tabs are restored, presumably before or when the tab contents start loading

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output m… (read more)

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output mentions "Exiting due to channel error." I have not been able to find a way of increasing output verbosity.


$ ls -1 ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash\ Reports/submitted bp-ae94ba15-6c3a-4479-bb81-ac4850220121.txt bp-be228ec2-dda3-4ec0-83b0-aa25a0220121.txt bp-f652f9d5-7e2b-45af-9804-1b43c0220121.txt bp-f83fe60a-7439-4ed5-ae61-4e44b0220121.txt


$ firefox

      1. !!! [Child][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 20567 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.

Asked by Oddstr13 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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Websites not loading

Since January 14 2022, my Firefox (and other browsers like Safari & Chrome) can't load certain websites, notably meetup.com and guardian.co.uk. I've checked with both… (read more)

Since January 14 2022, my Firefox (and other browsers like Safari & Chrome) can't load certain websites, notably meetup.com and guardian.co.uk.

I've checked with both ISP and Apple support (Macbook Air M1 2020 on Mac OS 12.1). After running tests, both maintain there are no issues with internet connectivity.

I'm aware that Mozilla (as far as Firefox goes) is working on a solution and has offered a workaround. I have tried it and it doesn't work.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Asked by Dialogix 6 months ago

Answered by Dialogix 6 months ago

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I am my own Administrator yet, someone or thing has taken over that job from me.

Have followed suggestions to clear this issue without success. On Linux Mint how to remove : Policies, 'Active' "DisableAppUpdates", "True" - "Your browser is being mana… (read more)

Have followed suggestions to clear this issue without success. On Linux Mint how to remove : Policies, 'Active' "DisableAppUpdates", "True" - "Your browser is being managed by some organization." "Updates disabled by some system administrator"/w more issues, being blocked by the same problem from accessing the internet using a NIC cable, am using Wireless. Have been working with this issue from about 0200 this morning 1/19/22. Used one feature, "about:config" but my problem still is there. The issue with 'Policies' is a little more than I can handle. My FFx v96.0.1, Linux Mint Cinnamon v19.3 at this time, best of my memory, @82 Y/Od; Attempted a ScreenShot and could not reduce the size. Just note: "Your browser is being managed by your organization." is displayed top of all pages in "Settings."

'd; "LoneWanderer" "StarSeed" Join us/U.S. live life as "ONE!" Happy Thoughts & Wonderful Manifestations

Asked by NTLS 6 months ago

Last reply by NTLS 6 months ago

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Firefox crashes mac?

Hi, for the past week whenever I open Firefox (FF) it works normally for about two minutes, then slows, then causes my entire mac to slow and freeze. If I don't force qui… (read more)

Hi, for the past week whenever I open Firefox (FF) it works normally for about two minutes, then slows, then causes my entire mac to slow and freeze. If I don't force quit FF quickly, my mac crashes. Once I force quit FF everything is fine. I've been using Chrome for the past week or so hoping FF would fix itself with an update but no go.

Anyone else having this issues?

Asked by houseofderron 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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An observation

I have noticed that some business websites do not work correctly with Firefox. Here are a few ; Lowes Home Improvement, NJ Covid vaccine, Labcorp, Picattiny Federal Credi… (read more)

I have noticed that some business websites do not work correctly with Firefox. Here are a few ; Lowes Home Improvement, NJ Covid vaccine, Labcorp, Picattiny Federal Credit Union, Clover Health, Walmart.

Could this be due the fact the fact that according java FF does not support the technology behind java?

In the case of Walmart, I was having a problem placing an order and asked for help, the email response did not mention FF.

https://www.walmart.com/ https://www.picacreditunion.com https://newjersey.github.io/vaccine-locations/NJ-COVID-19-Vaccine-Locations.pdf https://www.lowes.com https://patient.labcorp.com/landing https://my.cloverhealth.com/login/?next=/

Most of these website deal with confidential information.

Asked by mike-a 6 months ago

Answered by mike-a 6 months ago

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unable to turn off Safe Search in Bing

unable to turn off safe search when using Bing search. After clicking the more bars on the Bing search page and setting safe search to off, when checking if it is off, i… (read more)

unable to turn off safe search when using Bing search. After clicking the more bars on the Bing search page and setting safe search to off, when checking if it is off, it has reverted to moderate. Firefox is vs 96.0.1. Setting is set to normal, not strict. Windows 10 preferences are set to safe search off. All caches have been cleared. I took off all extensions, ran malware bytes & cccleaner & anti-virus scan. I tried a refresh of Firefox. Nothing has helped.

Using Edge or Chrome browsers on the Bing search page, Safe search turns off as it should.

--There was a power failure, last night, which knocked off my computer.  That may or may not be related.  However, with both Edge and Chrome accessing Bing okay, it seems to definitely be a Firefox problem?

Asked by sunslight 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Embedded google calendar not showing

Not sure where this fits in so I started here. I have been running firefox for a very long time. For my home page, I am using Protopage. I have my google calendar as one … (read more)

Not sure where this fits in so I started here. I have been running firefox for a very long time. For my home page, I am using Protopage. I have my google calendar as one of the widgets on the page. I have it set up correctly. It was showing up yesterday. Now today it is not showing. I am getting this error:

Firefox Can’t Open This Page

To protect your security, accounts.google.com will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.

I have not made any changes to Protopage or Firefox.

Got any ideas what has changed? What I need to fix to get it working again?

Bob

Asked by davet354tfd 6 months ago

Answered by davet354tfd 6 months ago

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space bar moves cursor to front of sentence

I prefer Firefox browser on my computer - currently using 96.0.1 a month or so ago, when logged in to godaddy email workspace, the subject line cursor won't stay in plac… (read more)

I prefer Firefox browser on my computer - currently using 96.0.1

 a month or so ago, when logged in to godaddy email workspace, the subject line cursor won't stay in place.

I'll type a word then space resulting in the cursor jumping to the front of the line of text. Sometimes it jumps after the first letter but always with the space bar and only in the subject line of this website.

If I type a word in the subject line, then space, the cursor moves to the front of the line of text... if I continue typing there and use the space bar the cursor doesn't jump. But if I move the cursor behind the first word and space, type another word and space it jumps again.

I worked with godaddy on the issue... after troubleshooting various browsers (this only happens when using Firefox) and other things they asked me to do they point the finger at Firefox. I hope this can be figured out, I do not want to use Chrome for email. thanks!

Asked by revpolymer 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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One site I visit freezes up all tabs in Firefox when I navigate to the website

One site that I visit is freezing up. This has only started to happen in the past two days. The size is Adam4Adam.com. I have tried troubleshooting mode. I have clear… (read more)

One site that I visit is freezing up. This has only started to happen in the past two days. The size is Adam4Adam.com. I have tried troubleshooting mode. I have cleared my cache and my cookies. The site in the process of loading up freezes. What's more, is that not only that site freezes. All my open tabs in Firefox freezes when I load that site.

Please let me know if you can help.

Many thanks.

Asked by TonyG 6 months ago

Answered by TonyG 6 months ago

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Images will not load

I have Firefox 96.0.1. As of this morning, images will no longer load on any websites. The only thing that has changed since yesterday is that I followed some advice fr… (read more)

I have Firefox 96.0.1. As of this morning, images will no longer load on any websites. The only thing that has changed since yesterday is that I followed some advice from the Washington Post on how to prevent scam emails. I have spent nearly two hours searching for and following advice to restore images on Firefox, but nothing has worked. I need more direct assistance!

Asked by womanfield 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Is it my time to say GOODBYE to Firefox?

I have stated this issue once before after trying to find a solution by myself. My query: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363376 Whenever I boot up my lapto… (read more)

I have stated this issue once before after trying to find a solution by myself.

My query: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363376

Whenever I boot up my laptop, firefox starts running in the background taking up a lot of memory space and cpu utilization. I have been with ffirefox since I started using laptops which is 7-8 years back. I never thought of switching browser or finding an alternative of firefox until for some months the issue is occurring. Now I am really annoyed to open up task manager every time and close firefox which is running in the backgroud. I have seen nothing unusual in the "about:performance" tab of firefox.

Please help me to continue my journey with firefox.

Asked by senanindya21 6 months ago

Answered by senanindya21 6 months ago

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Every time I open firefox the following line in my config: "browser.theme.toolbar-theme" gets set to zero and it changes me to dark mode. How do I stop this?

Whenever I close Firefox and restart it I find that my browser is set to dark mode every time, I discovered that the culprit in my congif is the line "browser.theme.toolb… (read more)

Whenever I close Firefox and restart it I find that my browser is set to dark mode every time, I discovered that the culprit in my congif is the line "browser.theme.toolbar-theme" which sets itself to 0 every time I start firefox. Despite every time I change it back to 1 so that I keep light mode on. Is there any solution to this or maybe a way I can reset my about:config back to default as a nuclear option? I'd rather not lose all my tabs if possible but this is quite annoying.

Asked by rundevilrun007 6 months ago

Last reply by Terry 6 months ago

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Syncing problems

I have two desktop computers and both Firefox accounts are in my name. I have had this site up for years. Now when I click on one specific web site it won't come up un… (read more)

I have two desktop computers and both Firefox accounts are in my name. I have had this site up for years. Now when I click on one specific web site it won't come up unless I got to Firefox's web browser and click on the three bars, and under my name click on sync now. Then the site comes up. The problem is I have to do this each time, on each computer. I have tried all kinds of troubleshooting to no avail. Help.

Asked by coganra 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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A Very Important Parent Bookmark Disappeared Again!

A very important parent Bookmark folder disappeared again! When I do a Search, I can find Bookmarks that are in the Parent Bookmarks folder but as I have reported before,… (read more)

A very important parent Bookmark folder disappeared again!

When I do a Search, I can find Bookmarks that are in the Parent Bookmarks folder but as I have reported before, the HUGE issue is that there is NO way to find where the parent Bookmarks folder or the Bookmarks in the parent Bookmarks folder using the Search function! How can I find the parent Bookmarks folder and where the Bookmarks are that were in the Parent Bookmarks folder?

I have added many Bookmarks since yesterday so I do not want to try to do a Restore.

I need to find the Bookmarks that disappeared soon.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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firefox browser

I have lost all of my old firefox data (bookmarks, shortcuts, etc.) I think I downloaded a newer version of firefox by mistake. I have followed all the Firefox Help infor… (read more)

I have lost all of my old firefox data (bookmarks, shortcuts, etc.) I think I downloaded a newer version of firefox by mistake. I have followed all the Firefox Help information to try and retrieve the data, but nothing works. I have tried each profile listed on the profile management page: not a single profile has my missing data. I created a new profile, that didn't work. I restarted my computer, that didn't work. I am using a Dell desktop computer with Windows 10, or possibly 11. Can you help, please?

thank you, anne

Asked by metrolamarck 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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theme causrs dark mode after upgrade

My Firefox browser recently upgraded to 96.0.1 (64bit) and since then I have noticed that the background on when doing google searches and when watching Youtube is in dar… (read more)

My Firefox browser recently upgraded to 96.0.1 (64bit) and since then I have noticed that the background on when doing google searches and when watching Youtube is in dark theme. Altering to the light theme in Firefox settings has no effect and I have tried all the suggestions without success.

I did find that by removing the theme Unicorn Fantasy by M♥Donna and installing a light grey theme this forced google and youtube into there light theme. I have also tried installing other themes and these also seem to cause the dark mode.

I would assume it is a problem caused by the latest Firefox update as google and youtube had the normal white background before this. It's not a massive problem, just annoying and makes little difficult to use


Anyone know how to get round this ?

Asked by AH 6 months ago

Answered by Zian 6 months ago

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Firefox takes too long to load any page but in private mode is ok!

I have the latest version! Win 10 up to date! Suddenly mozilla became to slow when opening any site! The very first tab is loading fast enough but the 2nd or 3rd tab it m… (read more)

I have the latest version! Win 10 up to date! Suddenly mozilla became to slow when opening any site! The very first tab is loading fast enough but the 2nd or 3rd tab it makes more than 1 minute. If i close mozilla and open it again, the first tab ok the rest it's a disaster In private mode it's ok! I checked google chrome and it's also ok!

Asked by spartakooss 6 months ago

Answered by spartakooss 6 months ago