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Javascript for temporary extensions just doesn't work

Hopefully this is the appropriate place to ask. Javascript just doesn't seem to work for temporary extensions. When I couldn't get my own extension to work, I tried to fo… (read more)

Hopefully this is the appropriate place to ask. Javascript just doesn't seem to work for temporary extensions. When I couldn't get my own extension to work, I tried to follow the tutorial in "Your second extension" (link) and it also just doesn't work. HTML and CSS load just fine but it's none functional. I can't even get a simple log out to console.

I just updated to Windows 11 a few days ago. Is it possible there is some setting I changed a long time ago that is causing this behavior?

Asked by clarke980 15 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Syncing problems

I have two desktop computers and both Firefox accounts are in my name. I have had this site up for years. Now when I click on one specific web site it won't come up un… (read more)

I have two desktop computers and both Firefox accounts are in my name. I have had this site up for years. Now when I click on one specific web site it won't come up unless I got to Firefox's web browser and click on the three bars, and under my name click on sync now. Then the site comes up. The problem is I have to do this each time, on each computer. I have tried all kinds of troubleshooting to no avail. Help.

Asked by coganra 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Walmart Site Not Working Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit

Walmart website no longer works properly with latest Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit. It works properly with Chrome and other browsers. You can log onto the site and search for pro… (read more)

Walmart website no longer works properly with latest Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit. It works properly with Chrome and other browsers. You can log onto the site and search for products but when you try to add a product to the cart nothing happens. You also can't actually go to the cart. Last time I used Walmart was a few weeks ago and everything worked fine!

Asked by brw111 1 day ago

Last reply by brw111 16 hours ago

My Firefox desktop internet shortcuts are all blank

I'm not completely sure as to how it occurred, but all my internet shortcuts that I have on my windows 10 desktop have now turned blank as per the attached screen print. … (read more)

I'm not completely sure as to how it occurred, but all my internet shortcuts that I have on my windows 10 desktop have now turned blank as per the attached screen print.

How can I reinstate the graphic that previously appeared on the icon?

Thanks.

Steve

Asked by cssaus 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Access denied error 21 message

I am experiencing this issue ONLY in Firefox, not in Edge or Chrome. Thus, it tells me it's not my Windows security settings or my antivirus security settings. The issue … (read more)

I am experiencing this issue ONLY in Firefox, not in Edge or Chrome. Thus, it tells me it's not my Windows security settings or my antivirus security settings. The issue is with the website ancestry.com and ONLY in one specific section: When I want to create a story and add it to an ancestor's profile page. It doesn't matter if I copy and paste something or if I just enter text manually. When I try to submit it I receive an Access denied error 21 message saying access is blocked by security settings. Furthermore, the stories I have already added to ancestor's profile pages are no longer visible on Firefox - there's just a blank white screen. However, again, they are readily visible in both Edge and Chrome, which again tells me this is not a Windows setting or an antivirus setting or even a firewall setting, but a Firefox setting.

For the life of me, I cannot figure this out. I've tried to google Access denied error 21 but I get absolutely no results. I've tinkered with my security settings in Firefox and nothing helps. I've cleared cache and cookies over and over again. I've even gone so far as to disable both my firewall and antivirus program temporarily and again, no difference.

I like to research in Firefox, but with all the new changes to layout and now this problem, I'm really getting fed up. Any help with this would be very much appreciated.

Asked by kentuckywoman2 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Space bar moves cursor to front subject lint

I have checked against other web browsers and only happens in Mozilla, within the last few weeks. I checked on multiple computers, still having the following problem. I … (read more)

I have checked against other web browsers and only happens in Mozilla, within the last few weeks. I checked on multiple computers, still having the following problem. I use workspace by go daddy for my online email. I click on compose and the expected window pops to create the email message. When I get to the subject line. every time i use a space bar after typing in a word, the cursor automatically moves to the beginning of the line. This happens each time I type a new word in the subject line. NO other issue in to, cc, bcc, or main message body. This only happens at the end of the subject line. If i type in the middle with characters already on either side, the space bar does not reset.

Go Daddy tech support says it sounds like a browser problem

Thank you, Dr Steve

Asked by stevek3 2 months ago

Last reply by revpolymer 1 day ago

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Cannot login to credit union, security code mismatch

Credit Union of Denver has an alert that Firefox may impede access to accounts, and it has been this way for over three weeks. When I try to login I get the notice "Secu… (read more)

Credit Union of Denver has an alert that Firefox may impede access to accounts, and it has been this way for over three weeks. When I try to login I get the notice "Security Code Mismatch." No other browser has this problem. Is anything being done to fix this well-known problem?

Asked by wayne-man 2 days ago

Answered by wayne-man 1 day ago

Need old account login either revived or deleted.

I have a login but didn't want to have sync issues with an old desktop so turned it off. Now I want to use it again to sync phone and new laptop. I have an email/password… (read more)

I have a login but didn't want to have sync issues with an old desktop so turned it off. Now I want to use it again to sync phone and new laptop. I have an email/password but it won't let me in and sets me on a long goose chase ending up with something I need to scan but that scan never shows up. I now have a new account, but can't add a secondary email because "account exists". I need my old account either revived (most preferred option, in that case I want the current account deleted) or, if that is too much to ask for, I want the old account deleted, and I can add a secondary email added to this account. Hope this is clear. Thanks for the help.

Asked by receptionist4 1 day ago

Crash on start, just after saved tabs are restored, presumably before or when the tab contents start loading

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output m… (read more)

Crash also happens when passed the argument `-safe-mode`. Does not happen in new profile. Crash happens both in v96.0.1 and after downgrading to v95.0.1. Console output mentions "Exiting due to channel error." I have not been able to find a way of increasing output verbosity.


$ ls -1 ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash\ Reports/submitted bp-ae94ba15-6c3a-4479-bb81-ac4850220121.txt bp-be228ec2-dda3-4ec0-83b0-aa25a0220121.txt bp-f652f9d5-7e2b-45af-9804-1b43c0220121.txt bp-f83fe60a-7439-4ed5-ae61-4e44b0220121.txt


$ firefox

      1. !!! [Child][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 20567 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.

Asked by Oddstr13 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Checking for Updates Bug with Firefox

Hi can somebody help me please? Sitting here on Christmas Eve at work trying to fix Firefox. In a nutshell I have a really really annoying bug with Firefox which is goin… (read more)

Hi can somebody help me please? Sitting here on Christmas Eve at work trying to fix Firefox.

In a nutshell I have a really really annoying bug with Firefox which is going to cause me to pull all my hair out.

In the past the program used to check for updates and it used to work fine during this procedure.

Lately though I've been experiencing a really strange bug.

Whenever Firefox checks for updates the browser then cannot load a single webpage or anything while it is checking. Sometimes the checks can take around 3-5 minutes to complete.

Any videos or streams come to an eventual halt.

I have tried tweak a few settings in about:config such as app.update.interval

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the browser - No change. This still happens usually about 5-8 times a day.

This computer is used for medical emergencies for our clients. We need a full functioning browser. I thought Firefox was that browser but I am beginning to think about installing something else now.

In these situations lives could be put at risk and I want to remedy this problem now before the new year. I imagine we will have a lot of patients coming in. I need to quickly submit forms at times and I really need a stable browser.

a) Can I turn off updates? I would prefer to check manually for updates once a week or so via Help -> About b) Can I reduce the frequency of the checks for updates? c) Is this going to be a normal feature for Firefox from now on?

Asked by reloadedx23 1 month ago

Last reply by reloadedx23 1 day ago

Unresponsive links

Go to this page... https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/prepaid-cell-phones.htm Click on any of the links embedded in the text, such as _United Press International, TCM… (read more)

Go to this page... https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/prepaid-cell-phones.htm

Click on any of the links embedded in the text, such as _United Press International, TCM Net, Wireless Guide_. No response.…

EDGE and Chrome have no issue with these links.

Asked by borate 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Firefox sync restoring bookmarks from infrequently used devices

I have 3 desktops and 2 laptops with Firefox sync turned on. Occasionally the bookmarks on all devices are synced with an older version of bookmarks. I'm guessing it's f… (read more)

I have 3 desktops and 2 laptops with Firefox sync turned on. Occasionally the bookmarks on all devices are synced with an older version of bookmarks. I'm guessing it's from one of the laptops that hasn't been turned on in a few weeks and now is on. Is there not a way to prevent an old set of bookmarks from replacing a known 'good' set of bookmarks? Thankfully I have my bookmarks backup turned on and can restore them but would like to know if there is a solution to keeping bookmarks current and stable on all devices, even those devices that aren't regularly used.

Asked by markandlyndon 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

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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 4 days ago

Answered by TNorth 4 days ago

Password sync and hack

I have had my passwords on lockwise for several years then when it stopped it went back to firefox browser. I was hacked last part of Dec 2021 and browser had all my pass… (read more)

I have had my passwords on lockwise for several years then when it stopped it went back to firefox browser. I was hacked last part of Dec 2021 and browser had all my passwords and stuff in it. All my passwords were removed I see now that I have been able to get back in it. Were the transferred to another ID? I know that the hackers got all my updated pwords. I was able to one by one get back into several accts and gain control of my login... now I have to figure out where all my stuff went. Please, help. Where do I go from here? Can you identify where all my stuff went and by whom?

Asked by joef 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Top Bar of Browser Green Color

This morning I noticed the top bar of Firefox is a green color. I tried restarting my Mac, and re-installing, but it is still green. I can't find anything about this sear… (read more)

This morning I noticed the top bar of Firefox is a green color. I tried restarting my Mac, and re-installing, but it is still green. I can't find anything about this searching online. Any ideas?

Also, I've been trying to upload an image but that doesn't seem to be working on Firefox..

Asked by sean.helvey 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

cannot sync Firefox ESR 52.9 login passwords with quantum

I still use the Quantum 96 portable along with Firefox ESR 52.9 for certain sites due to the superior customization and functionality of the latter via extensions that … (read more)

I still use the Quantum 96 portable along with Firefox ESR 52.9 for certain sites due to the superior customization and functionality of the latter via extensions that do not work on Quantum. However, I would like to sync the ESR passwords with Quantum, but I cannot login into Sync on ESR since "sign in" results in "Blocked by Content Security Policy."

Asked by PBY 3 days ago

Last reply by Disil07 2 days ago

Unlock Firefox

Suddenly I cannot send email. I get a message: "Unlock Firefox". This seems to have occurred after the last update on both my tablet and cell phone. My PC functions prop… (read more)

Suddenly I cannot send email. I get a message: "Unlock Firefox". This seems to have occurred after the last update on both my tablet and cell phone. My PC functions properly. How do I unlock Firefox?

Asked by alphege 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Why is Firefox crashing over and over

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error me… (read more)

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error message. windows 10 firefox version 92

https://imgur.com/a/L0JnN4P

picture crash report

Asked by Dog3456 3 months ago

Last reply by Dog3456 3 days ago

All saved passwords associated with my accounts are removed

I have stored some password with my account. Recently from past couple of days all passwords got cleared and not no passwords are shown. Could you please let me know what… (read more)

I have stored some password with my account. Recently from past couple of days all passwords got cleared and not no passwords are shown. Could you please let me know what needs to be done.

Asked by navneet.nigam82 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

KEEP ME SIGNED IN/NO NOT WORKING IN MY LIVE.COM ACCT

SINCE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN WHEN I SIGN INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL WHEN I USE EDGE, MICROSOFT SAYS THAT THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM. MAYBE! AFTER I ENTER MY LOGIN PASSWORD TO GE… (read more)

SINCE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN WHEN I SIGN INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL WHEN I USE EDGE, MICROSOFT SAYS THAT THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM. MAYBE!

AFTER I ENTER MY LOGIN PASSWORD TO GET INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL, I AM RE-DIRECTED TO A WINDOW THAT ASKS IF I WANT TO STAY SIGNED IN (KEEP ME SIGNED IN). THE 2 CHOICES AVAILABLE ARE "NO" AND "DON'T SHOW THIS WINDOW AGAIN". NEITHER OF THESE 2 BUTTONS WORK AS I KEEP GETTING THEM EVERY TIME I LOG INTO MY EMAIL.
ONE THING I HAVE NOTED IS THAT IF I GO BACK 1 PAGE FROM THE "KMSI" PAGE, THIS OFTEN TAKES ME TO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL INBOX. THIS MAKES ME THINK THAT I AM BEING RE-DIRECTED TO THE "KMSI" PAGE! AS STATED EARLIER MS SAYS THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM BECAUSE WHEN I LOG IN USING EDGE, THE BUTTONS WORK AND THE "KMSI" WINDOW DOESN'T RE-APPEAR!

THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON/OFF SINCE 11/18 AND HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET MICROSOFT TO FIX THE PROBLEM SINCE THEN. ANY HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED! SINCERELY, D

Asked by DOLSZOWY 1 week ago

Last reply by DOLSZOWY 3 days ago