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"Vulnerable" plugins are already updated. Firefox won't recognize the updates!

I updated my VLC plugin to 2.1.3, the most up-to-date version of both the plugin and the software. Yet, Firefox says it's "vulnerable" for absolutely no reason. I also … (read more)

I updated my VLC plugin to 2.1.3, the most up-to-date version of both the plugin and the software. Yet, Firefox says it's "vulnerable" for absolutely no reason. I also shut down and restarted firefox after the update, and it didn't make a whiff of difference.

Also, Adobe Reader 9.5.5 is the most up to date version of Reader 9, and is perfectly fine according to my add-on manager, but yet that's also "vulnerable" according to the plugin update checkfor absolutely NO reason. When I upgraded to Adobe Reader X a long time ago it didn't work at all with firefox as the plugin had severe issues and wasn't user friendly even outside of firefox. I therefore reinstalled 9 and never went back.

Why is it that Firefox cannot recognize updated plugins and says they're vulnerable, and yet gives zero reason why?

Lastly, if I go into the add-on manager and click on the "update now" link in that page it only brings me to the worthless page telling me the plugin was blocked, not about where to go to update it. This is a really irritating problem as you go to try to update it and you're not going to a website that will allow you to do it, it just brings you to a page that says absolutely NOTHING of value.

Asked by complainer 6 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 6 years ago

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Firefox 24.0 keeps crashing

After Firefox auto updated to version 24.0, it has been consistently crashing. I tried unchecking "Use hardware acceleration when available" and making javascript.options… (read more)

After Firefox auto updated to version 24.0, it has been consistently crashing. I tried unchecking "Use hardware acceleration when available" and making javascript.options.baselinejit.content, javascript.options.baselinejit.chrome, and javascript.options.ion.content false but that did not solve my problem. I don't want to have to switch to a different browser but I can't get anything done with how often Firefox is crashing.

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Asked by Deserin 6 years ago

Answered by John99 6 years ago

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How do I set new windows to open my homepage, but new tabs to open blank?

I have my browser set to restore the previous session when I open Firefox, and new tabs to open blank. With these settings, I used to be able to open new windows and hav… (read more)

I have my browser set to restore the previous session when I open Firefox, and new tabs to open blank. With these settings, I used to be able to open new windows and have my homepage load, while keeping the behaviors previously mentioned intact, but when I open a new window now, I get a blank page.

Is there any way to restore the previous behavior, or are all tabs now seen as the same now, whether they're opened as part of new windows or existing windows?

Asked by davidkingster 6 years ago

Answered by Nellus 6 years ago

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Copy/Paste not working in Firefox v23 & v24 without ZoneAlarm installed

Recently I updated my Firefox from version 22 to 23 and I noticed copy and paste text from web pages in Firefox to other applications like notepad and even Firefox not wo… (read more)

Recently I updated my Firefox from version 22 to 23 and I noticed copy and paste text from web pages in Firefox to other applications like notepad and even Firefox not working in my windows 8 x86. Copying text from other apps like notepad and pasting to Firefox works fine! I also updated it to beta v24 and same problem is still there. I don't have any issue with IE. BTW I don't have ZoneAlarm Installed.

Asked by Ehsan 7 years ago

Answered by Ehsan 6 years ago

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Why won't Firefox remember my password?

Firefox used to remember my bank password, but it does not any longer. After downloading the update to version 23.0.1 today, the remember password feature appeared broke… (read more)

Firefox used to remember my bank password, but it does not any longer. After downloading the update to version 23.0.1 today, the remember password feature appeared broken.

I tried many things and eventually got passwords working on other sites, but not my bank. I deleted the saved password from the password manager in an attempt to try and get the Remember Password prompt to show up again, but it didn't work. I checked in Exceptions and it's completely empty, so that's not it. I also tried using the bookmarklet for fixing autocomplete on sites that it's disabled and my bank doesn't appear to disable it.

I've spent an hour and a half researching this and trying everything I could but I am at a loss. This computers main user is an elderly man so having the bank remember the password is a MUST.

Asked by bkgarris 6 years ago

Last reply by tryingtofigureitout 6 years ago

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FF23.0.1 crashing. Can't fix. FF24 works

I was using 23.0.1 because GIFs play too fast in FF24, which is a WHOOOLE other issue I'm trying to figure out. Anyways Suddenly FF23.0.1 crashed. I closed it, reopened,… (read more)

I was using 23.0.1 because GIFs play too fast in FF24, which is a WHOOOLE other issue I'm trying to figure out.

Anyways Suddenly FF23.0.1 crashed. I closed it, reopened, crashed. Reinstalled, crashed. Uninstalled, restarted, installed, crashed.

Using Win7 It gives this error message:

Error message is this: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 23.0.1.4974 Application Timestamp: 520bc252 Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.18229 Fault Module Timestamp: 51fb1072 Exception Code: c0000005 Exception Offset: 0002e04e OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3 Locale ID: 4105 Additional Information 1: e8ad Additional Information 2: e8adce1c2b9e7be834b4063ac3c53863 Additional Information 3: e8ad Additional Information 4: e8adce1c2b9e7be834b4063ac3c53863

Read our privacy statement online: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid= ... cid=0x0409

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline: C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

HALP!

Asked by JChowda 6 years ago

Answered by JChowda 6 years ago

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I can no longer log in to my enewspaper (vancouversun.com) using Firefox 24 - works with IE9. What's changed and how can I correct it?

For years I've been able to log in to my epaper at www.vancouversun .com, but just lately that's changed. I enter my name and password, hit the sign in button and every… (read more)

For years I've been able to log in to my epaper at www.vancouversun .com, but just lately that's changed. I enter my name and password, hit the sign in button and everything just hangs. It's possible that the problem started after the latest update to Firefox 24, but I'm not positive. I can log in OK using IE9 - I tried it as a test. I suspect it's some kind of security feature, but is there a way I can override it for this site?

Asked by PatL 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox is preventing my on-line banking

I am unable to long on to my on-line banking. Both the bank and Trend tell me that is it the fault of Firefox. Firefox is a new browser for me and I have made it my defau… (read more)

I am unable to long on to my on-line banking. Both the bank and Trend tell me that is it the fault of Firefox. Firefox is a new browser for me and I have made it my default. This is now my second day of dealing with this problem.

Asked by janeginn 6 years ago

Answered by janeginn 6 years ago

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Saved userid passwords will not load on yahoo after clicking form on sign on page firefox 24

When I go to Yahoo Mail I usually can just click the User ID area and the ID and Password information will load as Firefox has that information already saved. That functi… (read more)

When I go to Yahoo Mail I usually can just click the User ID area and the ID and Password information will load as Firefox has that information already saved. That function has stopped with the update to Firefox 24. The user ID and Password information are still saved in FireFox.

What does happen is that if I go to tools/Options/ Security menu and then close it and then try to load the Yahoo mail and click the form it does the auto complete. If I navigate away from that page and go back the information will not load unless I open the Options menu again.

This update seems to have broken the auto complete function.

Asked by Snake2424 6 years ago

Answered by tnlrandall126621 6 years ago

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today firefox has made my yahoo mail page bad, turned on internet explorer and mail works

was working fine on firefox this morning and then when I came back to the mail blink and a completely different screen and colors and white boxes with letters and numbers… (read more)

was working fine on firefox this morning and then when I came back to the mail blink and a completely different screen and colors and white boxes with letters and numbers where the buttons were, nothing worked through yahoo advice so I did a system restore and the same screen came up...tried the email account on another computer and it showed up fine...nothing was newly installed or updated. So changed to Internet Explorer and the mail account works, the buttons and theme, looks like it always has. I also turned off everything, did a restart, my email account came back on still looking strange.

Asked by janiceviann 6 years ago

Answered by mjboerner 6 years ago

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Can't open Yahoo email with Firefox, it works with Chrome...how to fix this?

Since last Friday, I have not been able to access my Yahoo email account using Firefox. I am able to access it with IE and Chrome, but with Firefox I get the message Bad … (read more)

Since last Friday, I have not been able to access my Yahoo email account using Firefox. I am able to access it with IE and Chrome, but with Firefox I get the message Bad Request Syntax and Invalid HTTP request. How can I fix this so that I can use Firefox with my email account?

Asked by Midamerica 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Trouble restoring bookmarks from older FF version, "Unable to process the backup file.", already tried deleting 'places.sqlite'

I reformatted and reinstalled Windows 7 on a computer that has not been used for about a year. Before wiping the HDD, I backed up the Firefox bookmarks in the form of a .… (read more)

I reformatted and reinstalled Windows 7 on a computer that has not been used for about a year. Before wiping the HDD, I backed up the Firefox bookmarks in the form of a .json file (I do not know which version of FF was installed on the computer before, but I know it was at least a year old).

After reinstalling Windows and installing Firefox 24.0, I attempted to restore the bookmarks using the "Bookmarks -> Import & Backup -> Restore -> Choose File..." option. The error message I get says "Unable to process the backup file."

I already tried searching for this problem but I couldn't find anything exact. It sounds silly since I just installed FF, but I attempted to delete the "places.sqlite" file based on some other similar problems, but that did not fix the issue.

My only thought is that it must be an issue with incompatible versions of FF bookmarks. Is there any way to recover the bookmarks from the .json file?

Asked by ds_k7 6 years ago

Answered by ds_k7 6 years ago

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Why has the function of my up & down arrow keys changed? Did I click something by accident? Help please?

Why has the function of my up & down arrow keys changed? Did I click something by accident? Help please? (My new kitten *might* have stood on something on my keyboa… (read more)

Why has the function of my up & down arrow keys changed? Did I click something by accident? Help please?

(My new kitten *might* have stood on something on my keyboard - she's done that before & put Full Screen mode on, but I managed to fix that)

Normally, I scroll down a web page a bit at a time using the down arrow key on my laptop keyboard. Since yesterday, when I press the down arrow, the page jumps to the bottom (like pressing PageDown would do) and the up arrow jumps all the way back up.

How do I set it back so that it scrolls a bit whilst I press the key?

Asked by Lancs 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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i can't change ff start page. i edited options menu. i changed about:config /browser.starter.homepage but ff still opens with start page. i don't want this.

everytime i start firefox it opens on firefox start page. i don't want this. i want my own home page. i have changed it several times in 'options-general-when firefox sta… (read more)

everytime i start firefox it opens on firefox start page. i don't want this. i want my own home page. i have changed it several times in 'options-general-when firefox starts...' but alas to no avail..it still starts up with the firefox start page. i have also gone to 'about:config' and changed the value of 'browser.startup.homepage' to my homepage. i restarted firefox and it worked...but just the once. the next time i opened firefox it started up once again with the firefox homepage. i have done scans, i have tried to remove the hometab with various anti virus/anti malware programms.. i have sieved through my registry..it doesn't matter what i do.. firefox starts up with it's own homepage which i do not want. please can you help?.. it's driving me nuts. i don't really want to have to reinstall firefox. thanks in advance x ps. firefox also keeps crashing on me  :(

Asked by britingermany 6 years ago

Answered by user693271 6 years ago

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Plugin check incorrectly marks flash ESR as "vulnerable"

With the terrible issues recently with Flash 12, I opted to use the extended support version of Flash 11.7r700. The plugin checker page, however, shows that my flash is s… (read more)

With the terrible issues recently with Flash 12, I opted to use the extended support version of Flash 11.7r700.

The plugin checker page, however, shows that my flash is supposedly "vulnerable" but it is most definitely not (it's the latest updated version offered by adobe in their extended support cycle for corporate use)

Asked by wolfbeast71 6 years ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 6 years ago

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Can't get focus to address bar in new tab

I have tried everything said in previous posts and unfortunately i cant get it to focus the address bar. I have tried uninstalling all adons, restarted in safe mode, this… (read more)

I have tried everything said in previous posts and unfortunately i cant get it to focus the address bar. I have tried uninstalling all adons, restarted in safe mode, this should be like this automatically, but for some reason it isn't. Can i change something in about:config?

Ty

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Asked by Alex_r 6 years ago

Answered by Alex_r 6 years ago

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Can't resize firefox so i can drag and drop to create a shortcut

I can't make my Firefox page smaller so I can drag and drop a web site to create a shortcut. I am using windows 7. I have no grippe when i point in the lower right corner… (read more)

I can't make my Firefox page smaller so I can drag and drop a web site to create a shortcut. I am using windows 7. I have no grippe when i point in the lower right corner. When I use zoom the page itself re sizes but not the window. I just need to see a little of my desktop so I can create a shortcut.

Asked by limomitch 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago