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Cached Web Content Not Clearing

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 101.0.1 'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.' When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does… (read more)

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 101.0.1

'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.'

When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does not zero out. (It used to clear completely).

The browser webpage has been refreshed, the browser closed and reopened, and the computer restarted but the cache does not reset.

This issue started on the morning (Pacific time) of June 26-Is this a known glitch or am I missing a detail?

Asked by Buddy2014 2 years ago

Last reply by Buddy2014 2 years ago

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Control + Shift + P doesn't work

This command doesn't work, and I've seen others with the same issue and no one ever gave a response on how to fix it. I'm assuming the same thing will happen here, but I… (read more)

This command doesn't work, and I've seen others with the same issue and no one ever gave a response on how to fix it.

I'm assuming the same thing will happen here, but I just started using Fire Fox and really hope someone can give some resolve.

I tried running with no extensions too, it still didn't work.

Microsoft Edge Control + Shift + N works

Chrome Shift + N works

I tried this solution "Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is is causing the problem. " It didn't work.

Please could someone help me. Firefox has been my favorite go to browser, but now I am forced to look for alternatives.

Asked by rlpzboss02 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Firefox browser issues

When I first launch firefox, I see all the images on my Yahoo homepage (Yahoo is set to my homepage on firefox). But, when I clear history, and re-launch firefox, not al… (read more)

When I first launch firefox, I see all the images on my Yahoo homepage (Yahoo is set to my homepage on firefox).

But, when I clear history, and re-launch firefox, not all the images are there. Sometime very distorted pages come up.

I have a Dell inspiron laptop, and I spoke with the Dell technician, who refreshed firefox--that didn't work.

Then he re-installed firefox.

That didn't work either.

He checked all firefox settings, and they are correct.

In addition, when I use firefox, and search by sender I receive a message indicating "an error occurred.. retry"

Again this does not happen in Chrome. I DON'T with to use Chrome as my default browswer; I have always used firefox.

When I "retry", the list from the senders I have searched does come up. But this was never an issue. I contacted Yahoo Mail help, and they suggested contacting you.

When I first launch firefox, I get all the images. But if I clear history and re-launch, may images are not there on my Yahoo homepage--just empty boxes.

My husband has an Acer desktop, and he does not have this problem. I don't know what the difference is.

I do not know what is going on--I would like to know what to do. Or will it resolve itself eventually (perhaps with the next firefox update?)

This is issue does not appear to happen with Chrome, but I use firefox as my main browser.

Please assist as soon as possible, as I indicated, I use firefox as my main browser.

I have attached some images.

Asked by selena_vella 2 years ago

Last reply by selena_vella 2 years ago

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I am logged off FF, but passwords and addons are still showing

so firefox I am logged out, you can tell where it say "save and sync - sign in". but even though I am not signed in, my passwords and addons are still showing up. how to… (read more)

so firefox I am logged out, you can tell where it say "save and sync - sign in". but even though I am not signed in, my passwords and addons are still showing up.

how to fix this

thank you!!

Asked by Rick (Proton) 2 years ago

Answered by Rick (Proton) 2 years ago

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AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 2 years ago

Last reply by joy.breeze 2 years ago

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Wrong Timezone in Firefox Browser

Hi there, I've searched and tried all the solutions I could find, but my FF browser still shows my timezone as Central, which is two hours ahead of my timezone, Pacific.… (read more)

Hi there,

I've searched and tried all the solutions I could find, but my FF browser still shows my timezone as Central, which is two hours ahead of my timezone, Pacific. MS Edge displays correctly, it's just FF that has the issue. There are a couple of add-ins that say they can update the timezone in FF, but not sure if I should use them (not trusted).

I verified that privacy.resistFingerprinting is set on false. Also, my control panel timezone is correct and set as Pacific, but just to see if it would correct it, I changed it and did a restart, changed it again and did a restart, and FF is still displaying Central time.

Thanks in advance for your help...

Jim

Asked by jm24670 2 years ago

Last reply by jm24670 2 years ago

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suggestion for master password

Hello. I just created a master password to protect my website passwords. However, this master password is required to start a session with Firefox. My suggestion is that … (read more)

Hello. I just created a master password to protect my website passwords. However, this master password is required to start a session with Firefox. My suggestion is that you do not require the master password to start a Firefox session, only to access the passwords information, or to create and remember a login password for a new website. It is a hassle to enter the master password every time I want to use Firefox. Or should I keep firefox open the entire day?

Asked by mcrick07-firefox 2 years ago

Answered by mcrick07-firefox 2 years ago

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Pinned Tabs lost (any way around this?)

Hi, is there any fix for the following? The functionality is intentional but it is absolutely maddening, so I'm hoping there is a plugin workaround or something: > Pi… (read more)

Hi, is there any fix for the following? The functionality is intentional but it is absolutely maddening, so I'm hoping there is a plugin workaround or something:

> Pinned tabs are bound to a specific window, so make sure to Quit Firefox while this window is still open and do not simply close a window and leave Firefox running with the menu bar visible.

The user should never be in a position where one simple wrong move obliterates things they've saved (even if it is a recoverable situation). To say 'the user must close windows in a certain order else lose all the tabs they clearly don't want to lose' is just bizarre.

Asked by Zedr 2 years ago

Last reply by Zedr 2 years ago

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insecure ssl certificate or cipher

the certificate on my linksys lrt 214 router not recognized. used to be able with previous versions to bypass security with advanced tab no longer able to do this ca… (read more)

the certificate on my linksys lrt 214 router not recognized. used to be able with previous versions to bypass security with advanced tab no longer able to do this cannot use older versions of firefox to bypass. need to access web interface of router at 192.168.1.1 to upgrade certificate but cannot. linksys does not have a work around. please help

Asked by larry 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Copy Image Doesn't Work

When I right click on an image in Firefox, and choose the "Copy Image" option, it never works. In fact, it hasn't worked in years for me, and that's on numerous PCs, wit… (read more)

When I right click on an image in Firefox, and choose the "Copy Image" option, it never works. In fact, it hasn't worked in years for me, and that's on numerous PCs, with Windows 7 and Windows 10. I'm doing this so I can paste images into Photoshop. It looks like, instead of copying the image itself, it's just copying the image file, but this means I can't paste it into Photoshop.

Asked by r.thomas.wright 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How do you sync multiple profiles across multiple devices?

I'm really confused about how profiles and sync work together for what I assume is a pretty common use case, especially now will all the WFH. I have two devices: 1. Pers… (read more)

I'm really confused about how profiles and sync work together for what I assume is a pretty common use case, especially now will all the WFH. I have two devices:

1. Personal laptop 2. Work laptop

I'd like to keep my bookmarks, history, addons etc separate, but be able to access my work environment when working from home on my personal laptop. I've read a lot about profiles and sync and multi-account container but I'm still confused as to how I achieve what I'm trying to do.

Having multiple profiles on one device is straightforward. But AFAIK if I attach two profiles to the same sync account, and try to sync both between two devices, it will only sync one of the profiles (and then merge everything if I try to sync the other). And if I have two separate sync accounts (work and personal), each with a single profile, I can't switch between them without also merging everything. How does one achieve this then?

Asked by tom.saunders90 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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pdf blocking

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download … (read more)

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download of my morning newspaper. Now I have to copy the link from my morning newspaper email and paste it into Chrome to get access to my newspaper rather than simply clicking the link in the email. While I found this very annoying, when I couldn't find a workaround, I just continued to copy/paste into Chrome. Today I tried to download my IRA quarterly statement and found Firefox is blocking this pdf download also. Note that in neither case does Firefox tell me that they are blocking the downloads and they just do not download and some pdfs do download. So this is now getting beyond just annoying. Is there a workaround for this new Firefox problem or is my only alternative to define Chrome or Edge as my default browser and give up Firefox?

Asked by rick146 2 years ago

Last reply by rick146 1 year ago

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lecture video

Hi, I want to see the videos on this site, but only works with G Chrome https://lalettrepatriote.com/marine-le-pen-a-ete-recue-a-lelysee-dans-la-recherche-dune-concorde-n… (read more)

Hi, I want to see the videos on this site, but only works with G Chrome https://lalettrepatriote.com/marine-le-pen-a-ete-recue-a-lelysee-dans-la-recherche-dune-concorde-nationale/ I think ive tried everything, new profil etc The site says it's problem of pub blocker. Can't find one!

Asked by bordeauxrouge 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected?

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected when all other sites are still connected to the Net? This has been happening since November 2021. … (read more)

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected when all other sites are still connected to the Net? This has been happening since November 2021.

When that happens I close the FF and then immediately open it. Now the google sites work properly.

Never had that problem with other sites.....never!

Why the hell is this happening? Is FF responsible or Google?

So what is the solution?

Asked by Raz 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Cannot click on links in Firefox.

Every time I click a link in Firefox it gets denied. I get notifications like You don't have permission to access this site. Works in Microsoft Edge. Have already tried e… (read more)

Every time I click a link in Firefox it gets denied. I get notifications like You don't have permission to access this site. Works in Microsoft Edge. Have already tried emptying cookies and caches.

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Problem moving to the next page of data within a web page

Some web pages contain data split into pages and provide something like "Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next" at the bottom of each page. One example is https://… (read more)

Some web pages contain data split into pages and provide something like "Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next" at the bottom of each page. One example is https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox?as=u&utm_source=inproduct#search I would like to be able to move between pages without using the mouse using a keyboard shortcut.

Is there any way that Firefox could simulate a mouse click on a particular element and link this to a key?

Asked by paul921 1 year ago

Answered by paul921 1 year ago

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Problem activating firefox browser

Firefox says that it is now my default browser, which is what I wanted, but my browser is still duckduckgo, and firefox browser is not on the available list of browsers t… (read more)

Firefox says that it is now my default browser, which is what I wanted, but my browser is still duckduckgo, and firefox browser is not on the available list of browsers to select as default. I downloaded it. I selected "make it my default browser". But it isn't. It's still duckduckgo.

Asked by screaminggeezer 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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I've read and tried everthing to get "restore previous session" nothing seems to work. I've rest my password also.

I've not been able to restore previous session of tabs and windows even though the box is checked in settings to restore prevous sessions. I've also tried all the troube… (read more)

I've not been able to restore previous session of tabs and windows even though the box is checked in settings to restore prevous sessions. I've also tried all the troube shooting things. I really need this to work. I've been using firefox for many years. Please help me.

Asked by MarMiller 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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firefox wrongly flags video as geoblocked

Hello Mozilla support I wanted to view the video at this site - https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.ht… (read more)

Hello Mozilla support

I wanted to view the video at this site -

https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html

(The site is German public TV)

Firefox (my default browser) says the video is geoblocked outside Germany, and my DNS proxy will not unblock it.

I tried again with Chrome browser, no problem, the video is not blocked, didn't need the DNS proxy.

Could this be a firefox problem? It seems bizarre - a small proportion of videos from the site are in fact geoblocked, most are available internationally. And always previously, whenever I encountered a blocked video, my DNS proxy would unblock it. But not for this video.

Any ideas as to what's going on?

Thanks, Fraidy . (Firefox 101.0.1 64 bit Windows 7)

Asked by Fraidy 2 years ago

Last reply by Fraidy 2 years ago

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Autofill not working after last update

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has be… (read more)

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has been working, though.

Asked by jayneeyoung91 2 years ago

Last reply by antonyldala 1 year ago