Editing text box in protected PDF file

Hello, since some browser updates (I think). It is possible to edit text boxes in a PDF file protected by a password against modifications. When saving the PDF file, the… (read more)

Hello, since some browser updates (I think). It is possible to edit text boxes in a PDF file protected by a password against modifications. When saving the PDF file, the name of the author and the date of creation do not change. When you reopen the edited file with Acrobat or other, the file is still password protected. The security of the PDF file is violated. Is this normal?

Asked by cesar93600 2 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 hour ago

error message pops up when i try access a bookmark.

hi, i have been experiencing an error message when i try access a web page, "The service is unavailable.", that i use all the time. i tried access this page on other brow… (read more)

hi,

i have been experiencing an error message when i try access a web page, "The service is unavailable.", that i use all the time.

i tried access this page on other browsers and on my phone and the web page is up and running. the strange thing is that i use this page everyday, i havent changed any of my settings and all the other pages i use are working fine.

kindly advise how to fix this.

kind regards Daniel V

Asked by daniel.v 1 hour ago

Last reply by Scribe 1 hour ago

advertisement Tab popup

I visited a website that allows you to download youtube videos. Every time I click in the box to paste the URL or hit the submit button, I get a new tab open with a ad in… (read more)

I visited a website that allows you to download youtube videos.

Every time I click in the box to paste the URL or hit the submit button, I get a new tab open with a ad in it. Some times it is an ad for a porn site.

I tried using opendns to fix the problem. I have not gotten far enough with them yet, but I don't want to block sites.(like get a new window that says this site was blocked is NOT good enough..) I want to block any tab from opening in the first place, unless I deliberately choose to open a new tab myself..

Can you add a feature?

  • Do not let this site open tabs or new windows
  • Do not let this site open links to other sites.
  • Do not let this site do infinite page forwarding..(site you can't back out of)
  • Do not let sites force you to agree to (cookie terms extortion)

Thanks in advance...

Asked by brian170 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Firefox crashing constantly and incredibly unstable

Firefox is crashing almost immediately after loading a page. Sometimes it crashes while loading the page, sometimes I can scroll down or click a link, and then it crashes… (read more)

Firefox is crashing almost immediately after loading a page. Sometimes it crashes while loading the page, sometimes I can scroll down or click a link, and then it crashes. Biggest issues are on Reddit. I'm able to browse the Firefox support pages with minimal issues (although it has crashed once or twice).

Crash happens in Safe Mode. (I'm in safe mode right now and it just crashed) I did a FULL clean install about a week ago. (actually did it twice just to be sure)

Not sure what info you need in order to help, but here is some of the crash report from the latest one today.

Signature servo_arc::Arc<T>::drop_slow<T> | servo_arc::Arc<T>::drop_slow<T> | mozilla::dom::Element::UnbindFromTree More Reports Search UUID 2a1bc85b-67b2-4dd4-a669-82da60210119 Date Processed 2021-01-19 18:12:21 UTC Uptime 19 seconds Install Age 845,692 seconds since version was first installed (1 week, 2 days and 18 hours) Install Time 2021-01-08 20:07:45 Product Firefox Release Channel release Version 84.0.2 Build ID 20210105180113 (2021-01-05) Buildhub data OS Windows 10 OS Version 10.0.19042 Build Architecture amd64 CPU Info family 6 model 158 stepping 10 CPU Count 12 Adapter Vendor ID

Intel Corporation (0x8086)

Adapter Device ID

UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) (0x3e9b)

Startup Crash

False

Process Type content Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ Crash Address 0xffffffffffffffff Total Virtual Memory 140,737,488,224,256 bytes (140.74 TB) Available Virtual Memory 138,530,992,422,912 bytes (138.53 TB) Available Page File 7,993,192,448 bytes (7.99 GB) Available Physical Memory 4,360,728,576 bytes (4.36 GB) System Memory Use Percentage 48 EMCheckCompatibility

False

App Notes

FP(D00-L1100-W00001000-T000) Has dual GPUs. GPU #2: AdapterVendorID2: 0x10de, AdapterDeviceID2: 0x1c8d, AdapterSubsysID2: 12191462, AdapterDriverVersion2: 26.21.14.3086DWrite? DWrite+ WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP+4

Processor Notes

processor_ip-172-31-18-68_us-west-2_compute_internal_7; ProcessorPipeline; non-integer value of "SecondsSinceLastCrash"

Asked by elliotlandes 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Firefox crashes Windows OS

I have been experiencing lately quite few Firefox crashes that bring down the entire (desktop) Windows OS in a brutal manner: complete system lockup, instant reboots (no … (read more)

I have been experiencing lately quite few Firefox crashes that bring down the entire (desktop) Windows OS in a brutal manner: complete system lockup, instant reboots (no blue screen).

These seem related to the audio and video interactions with the host system - streaming musinc online (siriusxm.com) or engaging in graphic intensive activities. This supposition propmpt me to perform few hardware tests - memory, GPU, audio card,etc. Everything checks out fine with the basic test and diagnostic tools I've used.

The worse system crashes have happened while on the https://buckhill.com/tubing-2/snow-tubing/ wesbite trying to purchase passes. Along the way for signing the waiver, the site brings up a graphical pad for capturing the guest's signature using the mouse. Several attempts have ended with horrendous system crashes (I had to locate the hardware reset button on my system, which took a while), never in the same spot in the process. Similar issues have happened on my wife's laptop (Windows 10 OS) while using Firefox on this site. I had to use a different browser to complete this purchase, for both my kids sanity and my system health. (for whomever is interested in troubleshooting this site, just follow the prompts and add guests - the purchase step is the very last one).

I should mention that Firefox' own crash page (about:crashes) shows no sign of any crashes. Other times, the Firefox window just dissappears without any warning, and no traces of crash information in Firefox nor OS event system. My system is configured to save a memory minidump in the event of crashes - there were none.

In this context, I could be wrong, but narrowed the culprit down to Firefox itself. In my opinion, whatever Firefox is doing to bypass OS basic protection mechanisms (and let's be honest - on Windows these can be better) and cause such hard failures are a dangerous vulnerability that should be investigated.

Any ideas and suggestions on diagnosing this or what to capture for aiding with troubleshooting, are appreciated.

Asked by Dan 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

vams.cdc.gov covid vaccine portal showing blank page

Hi, The vams.cdc.gov portal is just showing a blank page, the cdc site says that firefox is a browser to use and also says chrome,safari etc. I need to get on the site be… (read more)

Hi, The vams.cdc.gov portal is just showing a blank page, the cdc site says that firefox is a browser to use and also says chrome,safari etc. I need to get on the site because I have to register my mother for over 75 to get the vaccine. I have a phone modem and windows 7. Trying to download either of the other browsers is a long long long download. Anybody know the fix to getting this portal working. I noticed that it uses the Aura framework ie window.Aura By the way the page source is there, and the title bar does show VAMS Portal, just the blank page though. Thanks for helping if you can. Steve

Asked by bsteveebee 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

how do i get rid of "other bookmarks' folder in toolbar?

I have bookmarks toolbar and only recently I see this folder has popped up. I can't drag it or nothing. Here is picture. windows 10 firefox 84 https://imgur.com/rvrmIXg … (read more)

I have bookmarks toolbar and only recently I see this folder has popped up. I can't drag it or nothing. Here is picture. windows 10 firefox 84


https://imgur.com/rvrmIXg

Asked by Dog3456 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Unable to display (Gravatar avatar) image on Firefox

Hi there, I'm building my first website. When I log in (jam-works.org/wp-admin) the very right end of the top bar in the 'dashboard' menu shows a blank, empty box where … (read more)

Hi there,

I'm building my first website. When I log in (jam-works.org/wp-admin) the very right end of the top bar in the 'dashboard' menu shows a blank, empty box where my avatar or pic or Gravatar or whatever should be ("1of2" below). The profile section from which to change this displays that same blank square with a link: "You can change your profile picture on Gravatar".

Which I've done. When I open jam-works.org/wp-admin with another browser, it displays the picture ("2of2" below), but I really don't want to use other browsers. I tried Firefox 'Options', 'Privacy & Security' and 'clear data', rebooted but no luck.

Can someone please help? I'm older than technology, so please type slowly so I can understand. Seriously. I just found out that an "Ethernet" isn't a thing to catch the Ether Bunny with, sooooo, yeah - please kinda spell it out for me if you can.

Thanks!

Asked by Jack Manhattan 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Error message: A copy of Firefox is already open. But no other copy is open.

Using previous advice found for this problem here, I typed the following into Terminal. The results show I have three profiles, which I'll try to explain below. cd ~/Libr… (read more)

Using previous advice found for this problem here, I typed the following into Terminal. The results show I have three profiles, which I'll try to explain below.

cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/Firefox/Profiles/
ls -l

drwx------@ 41 abababab staff 1312 Jan 15 13:38 0kr25gzy.default-release drwx------@ 71 abababab staff 2272 Jan 15 13:20 8638osoq.default-1513387167461 drwx------@ 37 abababab staff 1184 Jan 16 13:57 k8u9jknd.default-release-1

I use Firefox as my business email and all was working fine until I upgraded Firefox using my Safari browser and created another login profile based on my personal email. That's when the error 'a copy is already open' began. To solve it, I did the above and had two profiles a 'default' and a 'default-release'. I believe I deleted the 'default', and the problem remained. Then I tried a reinstall, and I suppose that's the 'default-release-1' profile, but I really have no idea. The problem for me is that I need to import bookmarks, the business email account linked to Firefox and Host Gator, and all my LinkedIn, MailerLite stuff. I do not want to lose all this and just do a clean reinstall. However, now because I can't open any version of Firefox, I have no way to access the business emails, etc, so I can't recover the Firefox account linked to this business email and get all this stuff back. And I don't know which of the above three profiles I need to delete to get it all working again. Please help!!!

Asked by skskknox 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

other bookmarks

I have opted out of the studies then restarted my computer but still have that annoying other bookmarks folder on my bookmarks toolbar. Why won't this annoying uncalled f… (read more)

I have opted out of the studies then restarted my computer but still have that annoying other bookmarks folder on my bookmarks toolbar. Why won't this annoying uncalled for intrusion go away?

Asked by ccbsac 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Audio mp3 only saved as html although extension

Hello, I always download mp3 files inside webs using "Save as" and ".mp3" method. Sometimes I had to explicitly save filename with ".mp3" extension to force audio downloa… (read more)

Hello, I always download mp3 files inside webs using "Save as" and ".mp3" method. Sometimes I had to explicitly save filename with ".mp3" extension to force audio download. However trying to download an audio no matter what format I write in file always download only webpage as .html never as .mp3. Looking at sourcecode (image attached) I found a detail containing "chrome" in webpage. Later, I tried downloading with Chromium at it worked properly. Does anyone know how to download this from Firefox?

Thanks in advance for your help. P.D. I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0.

Asked by blazeditch 15 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 9 hours ago

Other Bookmarks Full of Random Pages

Since the latest update, "Other Bookmarks" has taken up residence where I cannot remove it, so having never seen the folder before I decided to check it. Almost nothing i… (read more)

Since the latest update, "Other Bookmarks" has taken up residence where I cannot remove it, so having never seen the folder before I decided to check it. Almost nothing in there is bookmarks. Near every page saved to the "Other Bookmarks" folder is a seemingly random page from my history (deleted and not) up to within a recent few months, which it then becomes my actual primary bookmarks (which I'll have to move, great to know my bookmarks started getting saved to a different folder). Is this meant to serve as an invasive ~highlights from your history~ a la your homepage thumbnails when none are pinned? Or is it some kind of absolutely wacky error with it trying to stuff my history into bookmarks? I'll emphasize just so it's not mistaken, up until the last few pages, every single page saved in "Other Bookmarks" is a random page from my history in chronological order, they are NOT bookmarked and have no reason to be. What causes this and why is this even a thing?

Asked by Merrios 10 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 hours ago

firefox no credential after the log in

Firefox on mac everytime I clean the computer (twice a year) with clean my mac app, after my log in on firefox the browser have no credential saved inside. I solved the… (read more)

Firefox on mac everytime I clean the computer (twice a year) with clean my mac app, after my log in on firefox the browser have no credential saved inside. I solved the problem more than one year ago but I cannot find any solution this time after searching on the web. I think was about config kind of problem but not sure. I have my credentials on the other mac (laptop) saved.

What ever might be please: I am looking for a practical no geek language easy to understand step by step solution

Asap please

Thank you

Asked by zurghlightyear 8 hours ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 6 hours ago

Can't use Netflix: Error Code F7702-1290

Hello! I can't use Netflix on my old Windows 7 machine. I'm sure my computer can handle the transcode but just in case - it runs an i3-2330M with 6GB of RAM. When I hove… (read more)

Hello!

I can't use Netflix on my old Windows 7 machine. I'm sure my computer can handle the transcode but just in case - it runs an i3-2330M with 6GB of RAM. When I hover over a title, I can see the preview but when I click it, I end up with an error message. I run the latest Firefox version and have also restarted to check if it works but alas, to no avail.

I have attached an image below. Also, just in case, I have done the adjustments to Firefox's configuration from here.

All help would be appreciated!

PS. Not sure if this helps, but Firefox couldn't play Spotify either! When I open the web Spotify player, I can see my playlists and such, but when I click on any song/album/playlists's play button, it doesn't respond at all! I have resorted to using the app, but am mentioning just in case if it helps figure out the problem/for other users having the same trouble as me.

Asked by hanos 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Opening a hidden div with a button is not working with Mozilla Browsers while working with all other modern browsers

We have a web site which is working perfect with all other modern browsers except Mozilla's. For this reason we are redirecting the users ,who uses Mozilla browsers, to a… (read more)

We have a web site which is working perfect with all other modern browsers except Mozilla's. For this reason we are redirecting the users ,who uses Mozilla browsers, to another page that is saying Mozilla Browsers are not compatible with this web site and please use another browser. But this is not a good user experience and we need help about this problem. The problem is that; on a page there are divs which are hidden by default (with css 'display:none;'),and when a user clicks on a related button, a javascript function named as showhide give response and show the hidden div by making the related div unhidden ( with js command document.getElementById(arguments[0]).style.display = "block";) or on next click ( vice versa with js command document.getElementById(arguments[0]).style.display = "none";) This is working with all other modern browsers except Mozilla's. We tested this situation approximately for 6 months with the most up to date versions of Mozilla but nothing changed. Now we are using version 84.0.2 64 bit but nothing changed. We will be very glad if you can help us about this problem. With our best regards

Asked by okaracal 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 hours ago

Office 365 cookie issue

I have configured FF to block all cookies under "Browser Privacy" the custom setting allows "Choose which trackers and scripts to block. and I selected "all cookies". Kno… (read more)

I have configured FF to block all cookies under "Browser Privacy" the custom setting allows "Choose which trackers and scripts to block. and I selected "all cookies". Knowing that all cookies will be blocked I logged into office 365 and allowed manually cookies through "view page info" I then selected "set cookies" to allow expecting full access to office 365 mail, but this did not occur. What happened is I logged into office 365 and could see the icons and my login name but could not read the mail.

Office 365 gave the message "we couldn't sign you in please try again" yet I could see my log in name and the office 365 icons for mail, calendar etc.. just not the actual data. If I allow cookies in Browser privacy (which i take it allows cookies always) it woks.

I bring this up because it seems like something is missing in cookies that is not represented in FF.What is the difference between browser privacy cookies and allowing it through view page permissions? Can anyone offer an explanation?

Asked by Mace2 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago