Certain text displays as random characters on some pages

As of this morning, for some reason, certain websites present, random garbled text where normal text should be. This occurs on some sites and not on others. My second com… (read more)

As of this morning, for some reason, certain websites present, random garbled text where normal text should be. This occurs on some sites and not on others. My second computer, running an earlier Mac OS, is working just fine, and other browsers don't have this problem.

Hoping someone can help. A screenshot from Wikipedia is attached.

Asked by Etnier 49 minutes ago

Last reply by Etnier 38 minutes ago

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If you didn't request this code by trying to log in on another device, simply ignore this message.]

Asked by andreydashin6 52 minutes ago

Windows Firefox installer installs to both 'Program Files' and %AppData%?

I'm not sure if it's a quirk of my organisation's corporate Windows setup, but when I download and install Firefox (with my user having elevated permissions to be able to… (read more)

I'm not sure if it's a quirk of my organisation's corporate Windows setup, but when I download and install Firefox (with my user having elevated permissions to be able to install apps for all users), it never prompts me at all for where to install, or says that it will install in one location or another, but I end up with two shortcuts on my desktop, one in the expected 'Program Files' location for all users, but another pointed at a second install in my user's AppData directory.

I could kind of understand it just installing in AppData if it didn't have permission to install in 'Program Files' - but for some reason it is installing in both locations in one go? Is this a bug in the installer?

Asked by edmund2 54 minutes ago

Storing the Firefox user-profile on a SMB-share not working

Hi, I have a problem with Firefox 102.5esr on MacOS 10.13 and storing the user-profile on a SMB-share in the intranet. On startup I get the error "The bookmarks and histo… (read more)

Hi,

I have a problem with Firefox 102.5esr on MacOS 10.13 and storing the user-profile on a SMB-share in the intranet.

On startup I get the error "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" and as expected, bookmarks and history are not working. Access etc. in the network are correct, I tried it with two different clients on two different servers (Linux-Server and NAS), the profile is a fresh created, deleting and recreating does not help.

If I copy the created profile on the local disk, Firefox starts without an error, bookmarks/history are working, if I copy this profile back to the SMB-share, I get back the error-message.

In the past (I don't remember when it was and which version) this was working with Firefox and today it still works with the current Thunderbird.

Any ideas?

PS: The described solutions in the KB are not working: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-bookmarks-and-history-will-not-be-functional

Thanks, kind regards, tg

Asked by pre4tg 1 day ago

Last reply by pre4tg 1 hour ago

Garbled font in Firefox on macOS Monterey (12.6.1)

Hello :) I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see scr… (read more)

Hello :)

I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see screenshots attached).

The garbled font is called ".SF NS".

I've tried turning the option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" on and off without success.

I have also tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration - also without luck.

The issue does **not** appear in safe mode. Unfortunately resetting the theme and disabling all extensions hasn't helped either :(

I have also downloaded and installed a font called "SFNS Display" but the issue persists.

Uninstalling Firefox (with AppCleaner) and reinstalling hasn't fixed the problem.

I don't know what else to try. Can someone help me please? :)

Asked by Gutenberg 3 days ago

Last reply by Gutenberg 1 hour ago

Mic stoped working at some sites after upgrade

I use a web app for learning guitar at https://www.fender.com/play It used the microphone to grade your playing Using Firefox 107.0 (64 bit) under Linux Mint - after a re… (read more)

I use a web app for learning guitar at https://www.fender.com/play It used the microphone to grade your playing Using Firefox 107.0 (64 bit) under Linux Mint - after a recent upgrade the mic stopped working at this site Fender play says, " Microphone access | We require microphone access to give feedback on your playing | Please click "Allow" or "Share"above to provide it for us."

But 'old' dialog box requesting permission never shows up. Address bar shows 'mic icon', but clicking on it does nothing

If I google "mic test" the mic seems to work fine at a "testing" site

I think Fender actually uses MatchMySound1.com to analyze -- Has some setting permission possibly changed? Works in Firefox 102.5esr using Debian

BTW: = Settings | Privacy & Security | microphone [settings] doesn't seem useful

Thanks in advance

Asked by kenkingtoo 14 hours ago

Last reply by kenkingtoo 2 hours ago

Garbled font in Firefox on macOS Monterey

Hi. I have experienced some font encoding problem occurring in the latest version of Firefox, not in previous versions. My system is Mac OS Monterey 12.3.1 and Firefox ve… (read more)

Hi. I have experienced some font encoding problem occurring in the latest version of Firefox, not in previous versions. My system is Mac OS Monterey 12.3.1 and Firefox version 107.0

On some sites the fonts looks totally garbled (see provided screenshots). Disabling "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above" in Firefox settings fixes the problem, but then all websites I visit displays with default fonts and not as intended. Moreover, I'm a web designer working with the built in web developer tools, and I need to see the correct fonts when developing.

Hoping to get some help with this issue.

Br, Magnus

Asked by kaffepanna 3 hours ago

DoorDash Webpage Error 404???

Whenever I try to visit https://www.doordash.com/ in Firefox I get a web page that states -- Hmmm! The page you're looking for must be here somewhere... error code: 404 E… (read more)

Whenever I try to visit https://www.doordash.com/ in Firefox I get a web page that states --

Hmmm! The page you're looking for must be here somewhere... error code: 404 ERR_004 Maybe you'd like to go back home

(See screenshot.)

This does not occur on any other browser.

What is this nonsense?

Asked by dkwalton 3 hours ago

cache clearance

I have set firefox to clear the cache on shutdown. It does not work. Every night I shutdown and reopen in order to clear the cache manually. It does not work. I was alway… (read more)

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Asked by wulliehughes5 4 hours ago

External screen goes black on certain websites. DRM issue?

Certain websites make my external monitor go black. Most websites are fine, but for some it just goes to black. Only removing and attaching the HDMI to my laptop again, w… (read more)

Certain websites make my external monitor go black. Most websites are fine, but for some it just goes to black. Only removing and attaching the HDMI to my laptop again, will make the screen return to normal. Could some kind of DRM check be the issue in some way? This is because it happens on netflix.com for example, or apple tv+.

Asked by Sjoerd 5 hours ago

Kan jeg skjule "reklamen" for Edge, der vises i "Søg"

Hej (Jeg er lidt forvirret over at ende et sted, hvor der "tales" engelsk, når jeg startede på den danske supportside ...) Endelig er det lykkedes mig at undgå, at Edge k… (read more)

Hej

(Jeg er lidt forvirret over at ende et sted, hvor der "tales" engelsk, når jeg startede på den danske supportside ...)

Endelig er det lykkedes mig at undgå, at Edge konstant installerede sig selv. Det har jeg kæmpet med.

Nu vil jeg gerne spørge om Firefox kan hjælpe mig med at undgå den "reklame" for Edge, der vises de fleste gange, når jeg trykker på "Søg" nede i venstre hjørne.

Den irriterer mig, fordi: 1. Jeg aldrig nogensinde skal have Edge 2. Den tager pladsen for vigtigere ting 3. Krydset til at lukke med forsvinder, når jeg bevæger cursoren derop ad.

Kan I mon hjælpe?

Venlig hilsen Hanne B. Stegemüller

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Firefox tab crashes during test run with Smartbears TestComplete

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the … (read more)

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the dmp here. The attached pictures shows that the current tab of firefox has crashed.

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Advanced panel,what is that?

I want to log in Tanki online games but not working...asking me to search Advanced panel. I dont know what is that...have HP 620 with Windows XP inside...thanks anyway...… (read more)

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Asked by Miodrag Djuric 8 hours ago

Canvas, Calendar and assignments not visible on firefox

Since the last update i have not been able to see my canvas student calendar or opens the assignments page in any course. I have tried the same in chrome and it works but… (read more)

Since the last update i have not been able to see my canvas student calendar or opens the assignments page in any course. I have tried the same in chrome and it works but when i tried to use safe mode and do the same in Firefox i wasn't able to get it to work. Video Link for the Screen Recording Done in safe mode

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My password is recognized with Edge Browser but not Firefox

I am unable to log on to my Synology Diskstation 220+ using the Firefox browser. The device is accessed through my local IP address. I have no trouble using the Microsoft… (read more)

I am unable to log on to my Synology Diskstation 220+ using the Firefox browser. The device is accessed through my local IP address. I have no trouble using the Microsoft Edge browser. This problem has existed for several months and I cannot figure it out. On Firefox I have checked the ad blocker and disabled it. I tried clearing the cache. I would appreciate any ideas people could suggest. Thanks.

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embedded google calendar not showing event details

I have an HTML page which embeds my Google Calendar. (My school uses Google for Education.) That Google Calendar is set to show event details to members of my school. … (read more)

I have an HTML page which embeds my Google Calendar. (My school uses Google for Education.) That Google Calendar is set to show event details to members of my school. Using all other browsers that I have tried, this works fine: If a user is signed in to Google and accesses the HTML page, they see the embedded calendar with event details. However, if anyone (including myself) access the page through Firefox, the embedded calendar is shown with the events labeled only as "busy."

I have not tested every possible combination, but I should at least be able to view my own calendar. What could be causing this? I can try modifications either in the Firefox I'm using to view the page, or modifications to the HTML page itself.

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