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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 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Extremely urgent

I just allowed an update to my computer from Mozilla called software updater and now I can't use duckduckgo to search the web. I had to use google to get to this page for… (read more)

I just allowed an update to my computer from Mozilla called software updater and now I can't use duckduckgo to search the web. I had to use google to get to this page for help. Let me know right away how to remove the mozilla updater from my computer and get back to the firefox browser that works. This is interfering with my web searches and banking. This is extremely urgent.

Asked by alubbers 6 hours ago

Last reply by TNorth 4 hours ago

Spell Check Notification Disappears on Backspace

So, I've come to realize that, over a recent PC upgrade, the red, squiggly underline on misspelled words disappears when the Backspace key is hit. I'm glad that Pocket ha… (read more)

So, I've come to realize that, over a recent PC upgrade, the red, squiggly underline on misspelled words disappears when the Backspace key is hit. I'm glad that Pocket has reappeared on my home page, since I spent hours trying to find it a couple of years ago, unsuccessfully, after it disappeared, but now this spell check issue is a bit disconcerting. But now it appears that it only happens within Facebook ...there's a surprise. Nope, it's Messenger/Firefox only. Messenger/Edge works as it should (red squigglies remain, despite depressing Backspace), and the squigglies also remain within this text field. So it seems specific to Messenger/Firefox. Firefox (96.01)

Asked by mnjaskiw 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Firefox 96.0.2

Long time user of Firefox, and installed latest update and there is something wrong with it. Perhaps someone wrote a bad line of code? After installing the update there a… (read more)

Long time user of Firefox, and installed latest update and there is something wrong with it. Perhaps someone wrote a bad line of code? After installing the update there are at least 2 problems. One, Safesearch can no longer be turned off. Two, suggestions as you type cannot be turned off, this is extremely annoying as I do not like or use this feature. I cannot use Firefox in this crippled condition and will use another browser for my web searches which are frequent for my research and other project. This is sad as Firefox has been my primary browser almost since it's inception. I have tried to fix this on my own and have only been frustrated and wasted a good bit of time.

Asked by wjsmd 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Re: How to import extensions and bookmarks from Brave browser

Hi, please can you tell me how to import my extensions and bookmarks from Brave browser, which I was previously using please? Many thanks. Kindest Regards Sherry … (read more)

Hi, please can you tell me how to import my extensions and bookmarks from Brave browser, which I was previously using please? Many thanks.

Kindest Regards Sherry

Asked by Sherry 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 hours ago

Settings Not Staying Set

Okay, so...hopefully somebody here can help me from going, "Mhhmmm! Grrrrrrr!" every time I wanna search something. So here's what's up... I go to my home page, b… (read more)

Okay, so...hopefully somebody here can help me from going, "Mhhmmm! Grrrrrrr!" every time I wanna search something.

    So here's what's up...

I go to my home page, bing.com. I type in a search, and because it pertains to the issue at hand, lets suppose the search was adult oriented, or something that would make you want to change the search safety settings from its default of 'Moderate' to 'Off', as you want it to be. Cool. Great. Sweet, its off, now I can continue.....Buuuuut, no! Nope. See,...{sigh}.....okay, so lets back up a few steps and right now we're at the moment when we had switched 'Moderate' to 'Off'. Okay! So,....now lets say that you want to filter down your search results. So, we navigate over to the right-hand side of the page, we click 'Filter', we select our filter, the pag loads, annnnnd AHHHHHH DAMMIT TO HELL!! It's back set to 'Moderate'. And it will continue to do this when for whatever reason the page needs to reload. Its driving me.......{sigh & steps back}....Ooohh, okay, well.....suffice to say, the issue needs resolving. Like,....NOW! Please.  :-D It almost slipped my mind, but, for the sake of knowing what kind of suggestions you may give,.... Let me just throw out there that I am no 'computer noob'. The last time I went to buy a new desktop computer, I wasn't a member of Camp Cow! What I'm tryin' to say is, I'm no programmer, but I'm quite 'puter knowledgeable. I remember as a kid, getting bored and walking into the den where my dad (former IBM guy) was sitting there, mumbling outloud to himself, "...Wha...? Whaddaya mean, 'Bad command or file name? ...Doesn't make any sense...". I sat down to watch him try & fix the computer, I told 'em I was bored, he said, "Bored, huh? Yeah,....that'll happen sometimes." Gets up from his chair, plants his hand on the backrest, stands up and does this sorta,...two and a half step, 'walk' across the room to the closet, which is like, two feet from me.... Still with his one hand on the chair's back rest, with the other, he reaches up into the closet to the little book shelf in there, grabs a book I've seen him use a number of times before, takes it down, half pulls * half 'back steps' back into his chair, playfully flings his book holding hand toward me. It lands in my lap with a sh-mack! of my pants, and my dad being completely serious, he's not joking in the least says to me, "Here. Read this. It's good to know." The infamous book? The user's manual for MS-DOS 5. ...Hmm,...it might of been 6.2. My dad was teaching me DOS commands when I was 8. Heh!.... I'm sorry, that went a bit longer than I had imagined. Well, I guess I'll chalk it up to, 'Taking the opportunity to tell a 'I remember when' story about my dad. He died last year. November 8th. He was 86. Best dad you could ever know.

 Hey thank you in advance, if you're able to help.  Thanks & take care!

Darren Pierazek [email removed from public] Also, you can find me & msg me on Facebook

Asked by Scratchy 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

Loss of passwords

Hi Folks - am using an iMac Retina 2019 - have updated to Monterey Version 12.1 but it seems my Firefox log ins have disappeared - the Safari ones have remained - any sug… (read more)

Hi Folks - am using an iMac Retina 2019 - have updated to Monterey Version 12.1 but it seems my Firefox log ins have disappeared - the Safari ones have remained - any suggestions? Best wishes. Dave

Asked by david497 16 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

privacy.resistFingerprinting = false did not work

I'm on a Windows 10 Pro PC. Actually, Firefox was working fine until today. My Firefox is up to date as of right now. I have an account with AtesMedia. I used to log in … (read more)

I'm on a Windows 10 Pro PC. Actually, Firefox was working fine until today. My Firefox is up to date as of right now. I have an account with AtesMedia. I used to log in and I'd access a menu with the current time and content available "EN DIRECTO" live.

Today, when I entered, the time showing on the menu in the Firefox browser did not correspond to my Windows time setting. I tried the same access from Chrome and it has the right time setting. I can therefore easily access whatever content I select and click on.

In Firefox the time is way off by six hours (the time difference between Spain where the service content originates and my time in the U.S.). Again, the computer time is correct in the Windows settings, as I can confirm by simply flipping over to Chrome and not getting this problem.

Doing some searching, I found suggestions to go to about:config, finding the privacy.resistFingerprinting setting and make sure it is set to false. I did that, closed Firefox, restarted it, checked to see that my change persisted (it did). I then re-started a new session of the AtresPlayer, where I had to log in again to my Premium account. But, the problem was not fixed.

I still get the wrong time in Firefox. If I manually advance on the timeline by six hours, of course there are different program contents available. I can then select one and request either to continue live or begin the program from its initial start time. Either way, it works, but it is an enormous pain to go through that I didn't have to do before in Firefox.

Something has gone awry and I don't know what it is or how to fix it. Can anyone please help? Please don't tell me to set privacy.resistFingerprinting = false -- I have already done that and it doesn't work. I even removed it completely and did it again from scratch. I have shut down Firefox. As I mentioned, I restarted it to make sure that my setting went into effect and wasn't cancelled on shutting down and restarting again.

Asked by silvanet 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

Firefox Themes

Some time ago, my colour scheme in Firefox changed. I spent hours getting it back to what I wanted. Recently, following a PC restart it happened again, now I can't recove… (read more)

Some time ago, my colour scheme in Firefox changed. I spent hours getting it back to what I wanted. Recently, following a PC restart it happened again, now I can't recover my original Theme. Worse, 2 website's, ASDA & Tesco have changed colour to purple making it very difficult for my wife to read. It makes no difference to these websites whichever theme I set. When I open the same websites on Google Chrome, they appear normally. I have used Firefox for many years but now it gets ever more complicated making it more difficult to use. Often, if I need to update anything financial with suppliers, it fails to do so, then I have to switch to Google Chrome which works without any problems.

PS I tried to add images both by word doc. & PDF but clicking the 'Browse' button below could not find them in my explorer, they are there.

Asked by TJames 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

Is there an equivalent to the Electron JS that uses the Firefox engine instead of Chromium?

When it comes to making cross platform apps, I know there's lots of solutions out there. However, It somewhat bugs me that the bulk of the ones that allow for the usage … (read more)

When it comes to making cross platform apps, I know there's lots of solutions out there. However, It somewhat bugs me that the bulk of the ones that allow for the usage of Javascript/Typescript* for the frontend are based either on Google-developed tech (Electron, CEF, etc), or Facebook (React Native, etc).

Doing an internet search does not (easily) reveal of there are any initiatives to have something along the lines of "like Electron, but uses Quantum instead of Chromium".

Does such a project exist?

Thank you in advance!


  • Yes I know JS and TS are not as performant as C/C++/Rust/etc. That issue, (and whether to use technologies such as QT, GTK, etc.) is worthy of an entirely separate discussion that is out of scope for the purposes of this question.

Asked by TechViking 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

fire fox refresh

Firefox caused a refresh and now I have lost all my extensions etc. A. Why did it do this refresh? B. Is it time for me to now change to a better browser, as now I will… (read more)

Firefox caused a refresh and now I have lost all my extensions etc. A. Why did it do this refresh? B. Is it time for me to now change to a better browser, as now I will have to find all re install all my extensions etc. This sucks big time..

Asked by gerryatrick1900 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Fire fox seems to have vanished

When I click on Firefox shortcut it does not open but I get the following message Error: Platform version '91.4.1' is not compatible with minVersion>= 81.5.0 maxVers… (read more)

When I click on Firefox shortcut it does not open but I get the following message Error: Platform version '91.4.1' is not compatible with minVersion>= 81.5.0 maxVersion<=91.5.0

I am running win 10 and Firefox was working earlier this morning I tried restarting the computer.

Help Please. I am 87 today and find computers a little difficult to sort out. I have looked at the troubleshooting tab below, but it is all beyond my understanding on what to do.

Regards Terry Andrews

Asked by Terry Andrews 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago