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Error 503 occurs only with firefox

Hello, I have firefox 79 on windows 10. When I try to access footlocker.com, the website doesn't work and show error 503. This website works perfectly with chrome. I trie… (read more)

Hello,

I have firefox 79 on windows 10.

When I try to access footlocker.com, the website doesn't work and show error 503. This website works perfectly with chrome.

I tried to flush dns in windows and firefox, and also the repair button. No extensions.


Can you help me to make this website work again ?

Thanks

Asked by wtuuju 1 year ago

Answered by wtuuju 1 year ago

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Memory leak / Handle leak

When my Webroot comes back with its scan report it always says that "an active process has a possible handle leak" and "an active process has a possible memory leak". Wha… (read more)

When my Webroot comes back with its scan report it always says that "an active process has a possible handle leak" and "an active process has a possible memory leak". What's that all about? I am not a techie, so please explain. It doesn't sound very reassuring, does it?

Asked by angus7 1 year ago

Answered by la3amon 1 year ago

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"Search with Amazon.com" pinned on seletion of URL bar

When I hit cmd+l to select the URL bar, the first entry in the suggestion list is "Search with Amazon.com" with a pin icon to the left of it. I've searched all through th… (read more)

When I hit cmd+l to select the URL bar, the first entry in the suggestion list is "Search with Amazon.com" with a pin icon to the left of it. I've searched all through the preferences and even about:config and any reference to Amazon is disabled. How can I get this to go away?

Asked by spartanhooah 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How do I set the general zoom level programmatically

When I use Firefox on the external monitor, I set the zoom level to 150%. When I leave home a take my laptop with me, I set the zoom level to 100% to use with a smaller s… (read more)

When I use Firefox on the external monitor, I set the zoom level to 150%. When I leave home a take my laptop with me, I set the zoom level to 100% to use with a smaller screen.

I want to automate setting the zoom level.

Is there a way to programmatically set the zoom level from a script? Does Firefox expose such an API / command-line tool?

Thanks!

Asked by Pierre 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Browsing extension by F-Secure

Second attempt = I asked this before, but got no answer. I get a pop-up every day say "Browser extension is missing. Click to install the Browsing protection for Firef… (read more)

Second attempt = I asked this before, but got no answer. I get a pop-up every day say "Browser extension is missing. Click to install the Browsing protection for Firefox. I cannot use the extension because it prevents me from watching certain videos on You Tube. I watch April the Giraffes live feed everyday, and it won't play with the extension enabled. How can I get rid of the pop-up?

Asked by barbnor2 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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icloud not opening

Hi all, All of a sudden icloud won't open. I just get the black band across the top with apple icon in top left corner, and white page with pin wheel spinning. I've tri… (read more)

Hi all, All of a sudden icloud won't open. I just get the black band across the top with apple icon in top left corner, and white page with pin wheel spinning. I've tried a system refresh and uninstall and reinstall. I read that checking Java Script in Internet Explorer was a fix but that was fine. Thank you.

Asked by Tony 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How can I have multiple search bars adjacent to the address bar?

It sounds like peak laziness, but I'm not a fan of opening a menu every time I want to change search engine nor do I want to use a prefix (though I suppose I wouldn't min… (read more)

It sounds like peak laziness, but I'm not a fan of opening a menu every time I want to change search engine nor do I want to use a prefix (though I suppose I wouldn't mind 'g' instead of '@google', 'ddg' instead of '@duckduckgo').

I'd like to have more than one search bar akin to the one you can choose adjacent to the address bar--each with its own search engine. If such a tweak doesn't exist browser-side or even addons-side, I suppose I wouldn't mind dabbling with the code if someone can tell me what file I'd have to go to in order to do this.

I regularly bounce between Google, Bing, and Duckduckgo as the search results vary with each (and, imo, Google has been less reliable as time goes by). Such a tweak would make browsing a lot more convenient for me.

Asked by snowbie 2 years ago

Answered by la3amon 1 year ago

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Firefox default action for PDF has spontaneousl changed

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog… (read more)

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog which asks what to do with the file used to have "Save File" selected by default. This was convenient, because this is usually what I want. However, the default selection has recently changed to "Open with Firefox", which I hardly ever want. This requires me to perform an extra step when accessing PDFs from the Web, which I do quite often. I am not aware of having done anything which would affect this, nor have I found a corresponding option to change it back. How can I restore the previous behaviour?

Asked by rsbrux 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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How to auto download 20 tabs on startup?

When I start Firefox only the focused page is loaded. All other pages are blank as I set 'Clear history when Firefox closes' to 'automatically clear' the cache on exit. … (read more)

When I start Firefox only the focused page is loaded. All other pages are blank as I set 'Clear history when Firefox closes' to 'automatically clear' the cache on exit. If I click on another tab it refreshs it. How do I to get every page to load on startup? Firefox treats pinned and normal tabs differently. On restart I have to 'Select all Tabs', then 'Reload page' every time. It used to load all pages automatically but now it doesn't. | Is there an extension? Or an About:Config entry I can change or insert? Private browsing is not used. Pages are open in tabs not windows. I have 20+ tabs open all the time. About half are pinned. Side Note - I would be happy to see the "Reload All Tabs" menu option reinstated.

Asked by Colin 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox won't let me change my default search engine and I can't search for anything

So I downloaded a few programs that were legitimate, no viruses or anything I checked, but also added a few programs. When I started seeing weird problems with firefox, I… (read more)

So I downloaded a few programs that were legitimate, no viruses or anything I checked, but also added a few programs. When I started seeing weird problems with firefox, I went to uninstall them from my windows, and I did. I uninstalled every program from today. But Firefox still won't let me search anything. When using the search bar, if it's one word, it'll search and automatically put other things in the search to make it look for a website. If it's more than one word, it just doesn't respond to me hitting enter or clicking the search button. I believe it's because Firefox seems to have lost all options for a default search engine. It has nothing selected for a default search engine, and whenever I click on it to show options, it just doesn't. Also, I have no weird add-ons that showed up, and the problem persists even when I disable every add-on I have. There are also no weird plugins. Can someone help? I'd rather not have to search google.com every time I want to search for something.

Asked by Landon the Lonely 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Edit URL while adding new bookmark?

Is there a way to edit the URL of a bookmark while I'm adding it? I've changed from Google Chrome to Firefox months ago, and this is one of my biggest gripes with Firefox… (read more)

Is there a way to edit the URL of a bookmark while I'm adding it?

I've changed from Google Chrome to Firefox months ago, and this is one of my biggest gripes with Firefox ever since I switched. Back when I used Google Chrome, I used this feature when I'm bookmarking YouTube videos.

YouTube will often add extra text at the end of URLs, such as "&feature=em-uploademail." I usually remove this to try and keep my URLs as clean as possible. The inability to edit bookmark URLs while creating new bookmarks makes this process much more tedious because when I realize that there's extra text at the end of a URL I have to remove the extra text in the address bar, refresh the page, wait several seconds for the page to fully load (when the page is still loading, the title of the page is often blank), and then I can finally bookmark the video.

This issue has been so annoying to the point of where I've considered switching back to Google Chrome.

Asked by Hyde 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 80.0 not loading on puppy linux 6.3.2.

Will not load. Running from console produces the included screenshot text then exits on a channel error. I'll submit the crash report again when I figure out again how t… (read more)

Will not load. Running from console produces the included screenshot text then exits on a channel error. I'll submit the crash report again when I figure out again how to do that. (Hint- assistance welcome) Ross Smith

Asked by Rosscoe68 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Missing file on startup of firefox

This is the error I get when starting Firefox: "File not found Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US… (read more)

This is the error I get when starting Firefox:

"File not found Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US/locale/branding/browserconfig.properties. Check the file name for capitalization or other typing errors. Check to see if the file was moved, renamed or deleted."

How can I fix it?

Asked by bschreur 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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CSS caching with local websites

Has the behaviour of Firefox with regard to caching style sheets changed in the newest version? I ask since I develop with Visual Studio and browse the development build … (read more)

Has the behaviour of Firefox with regard to caching style sheets changed in the newest version?

I ask since I develop with Visual Studio and browse the development build with Firefox. Hence the URL will be similar to:

http://localhost:55223

If I modify a css file in the build and refresh the page in Firefox it does not change. It never changes even after a CTRL+F5, nor after starting a new session.

If I browse the site with Edge it does pick up the change instantly after tapping F5 to reload. To see the changes in Firefox it's necessary to rename the css file to force a reload of it.

This only seems to have started happening since the latest build and makes it impossible to use Firefox in the development environment. Is there a "hack" for the settings to force a reload?

Asked by markp1 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Restore Session Broken

In my main profile, restore session stopped working. The option is set, but it doesn't work. It worked for 3 years since I created this profile, but now it doesn't work… (read more)

In my main profile, restore session stopped working. The option is set, but it doesn't work. It worked for 3 years since I created this profile, but now it doesn't work.

Recently, this profile has been crashing regularly on quit. I quit (CRTL-Q) and the window does away, then 10 seconds later, I get a pop up message saying that firefox crashed.

Just a moment ago, I had a system crash and now this profile refuses to restore my session. When I started it, there was a new session and all the backup session files contain new sessions, not my tabs. Lost all tabs.

Anyone else seeing this?

Asked by FirefoxFan 1 year ago

Answered by FirefoxFan 1 year ago

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Firefox can't open local files

Local files on computer won't open(just load forever). Tried pdf and html files. No problem with remote(online) files. Chromium works as supposed to. Firefox 79.0 (64-bit… (read more)

Local files on computer won't open(just load forever). Tried pdf and html files. No problem with remote(online) files. Chromium works as supposed to.

Firefox 79.0 (64-bit). OS: Manjaro Linux KDE5.

Asked by Nept 1 year ago

Answered by Nept 1 year ago

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How can I reduce the line spacing in the Firefox address-bar drop-down list

Three years ago I asked this question and received a good answer (see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168880) but the solution posted then stopped working a … (read more)

Three years ago I asked this question and received a good answer (see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168880) but the solution posted then stopped working a few releases ago. That solution was to use some css

 #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem {
   height: 26px !important;
   min-height: 26px !important;
 }

but the suggested css no longer seems to have any effect. Any ideas how I can get a nice compact drop-down list?

Asked by OneMoreName 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox and Prime video error "Your Device is connected to the internet using a VPN or proxy service"

Hi, I am getting the above error currently when I try to access amazon Prime Video using Firefox. I have loaded Firefox with all addons disabled and still get the error. … (read more)

Hi,

I am getting the above error currently when I try to access amazon Prime Video using Firefox. I have loaded Firefox with all addons disabled and still get the error. I do have a VPN but was not connected to it at the time.

I can also access Amazon Prime at the same time as I am getting the error in Firefox with Microsoft Edge and Chrome with no issues.

Asked by nylans 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Sometimes Has Screen Glitches (Menu Popped Up and Closed)

This screen glitches came out of nowhere and it is annoying. The problem has occur since yesterday. I have to press anything on the keyboard to make it stop, but even the… (read more)

This screen glitches came out of nowhere and it is annoying.

The problem has occur since yesterday. I have to press anything on the keyboard to make it stop, but even then it is still occur like randomly.

I don't know what triggers it, but here is the video: https://youtu.be/S_KghE3GS1I

These are some info I can give you: - I had Ghostery add-on but I had remove it and the problem still occur - I have this problem with the old Firefox version (latest update is 2019 version) and after updating to the latest version 79.0 (64-bit) the problem still occur - Previously the setting was using hardware acceleration, but after unchecking it the problem still occur - I have clear cache and it's not solving the problem - I have connect and disconnecting the WiFi connection and it is still there - I have restart my PC after all of that and it doesn't solve anything

Please help me!

Asked by aldi45gabriel 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago