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Videos Do Not Play After Update

I updated my Firefox today and now videos do not play. I had this problem back in April after an update and I spent weeks troubleshooting it. Eventually I got it to work … (read more)

I updated my Firefox today and now videos do not play.

I had this problem back in April after an update and I spent weeks troubleshooting it. Eventually I got it to work after trying all of the following (then, and again now):

Things I've Tried: 1.) Clearing data (cache and cookies) 2.) Turning off "Strict Mode" 3.) Running CCleaner 4.) Disabling/enabling HW acceleration 5.) Checking that the DRM box is checked (and trying it without it checked) 6.) Refreshing Firefox 7.) Uninstalling/Reinstalling 8.) Updating my Windows install 9.) Updating drivers 10.) Disabling all Firefox extensions 11.) Running without extensions 12.) Running in Firefox Troubleshooting Mode 13.) Running Windows in Safe Mode with Networking 14.) Running a fresh install of Firefox without signing in after deleting all traces of Firefox from my PC (including Program Data folders, registry entries, etc.)

What finally worked back in April was to dive into "about:config" and change "media.rdd-processenable" to "false".

That fix does not work this time around.

In the meantime I've been using Brave and having no issues. I've tried video playback in Chrome, Opera, and Edge on this computer with no issues. This playback problem is exclusive to Firefox.

Video playback still works just fine on my 4 home PCs running Windows 10 and Pop_OS (3 self-built, one Asus laptop) using this same build of Firefox.

Other/Rant: I suspect this is a Firefox/Windows 11 problem. Most likely this is not something I can fix myself, but it's incredibly frustrating since I'm buried deep in the Mozilla ecosystem and use it for work. I'd prefer not to have to swap between browsers just so I can watch videos; too many windows open on this tiny work laptop isn't fun to juggle. Basic video playback is the #1 thing I use my web browser for at both work and home so it'd be nice if this irritating, months-long, unacceptable issue were resolved. A modern browser that has video playback issues? What good is it then? What's most irritating is that it seems I'm the one of a very small number of users with this issue, since I see very little posted about it online.

I've been a Firefox user primarily for almost half a decade now - moved over from Chrome for privacy issues. Never had a problem until 4/22 of this year and considering it's still an issue 3 months later... it has me re-evaluating the reliability and my commitment to an otherwise amazing browser.

Asked by Exare 4 months ago

Last reply by OdeonFF 1 month ago

Printing Problem: Print preview looks fine. Image not scaled when printed

I am trying to print shipping labels from Amazon and a third-party web app running Firefox 103.0 64-bit. Text prints just fine but images (barcodes, etc) that need to be… (read more)

I am trying to print shipping labels from Amazon and a third-party web app running Firefox 103.0 64-bit.

Text prints just fine but images (barcodes, etc) that need to be scaled down do not do so causing them to be truncated on the page.

I have cleared print settings and tried two different printers to no avail. The documents/images print correctly from Chrome. I have tried using the system dialog to print but this also does not correct the issue.

Any help is greatly appreciated as I currently cannot use Firefox for the essential daily task of printing packing slip / mailing labels.

Asked by gschertz 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Soundcloud fails to load except in incognito mode

Hello, The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in … (read more)

Hello,

The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in incognito mode and it works fine, or I clear the cache in normal mode. BUT in the second option soundcloud only works during the first visit.

I found a previous question asked here detailing the same exact issue but nobody found a solution that worked. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1346767

Other info I think would be useful: Soundcloud works on my laptop running the same exact profile for firefox. Hinting to me that something else on my computer is in the way.

Deleting all history, cookies, cache, extensions; has not helped

I have attached the images below just as the previous poster has. Including the console log filled with errors.

Hopefully someone can help with this headache!

Asked by Dean 4 months ago

Last reply by nbui 2 months ago

Last update of Firefox (v103.0) removed frequently used Addons.

I recently updated Firefox to v103.0 and noticed that several of my useful add-ons were removed; these were Ghostery, AdBlocker, and Highlight or Hide Search Engine Resul… (read more)

I recently updated Firefox to v103.0 and noticed that several of my useful add-ons were removed; these were Ghostery, AdBlocker, and Highlight or Hide Search Engine Results. This wouldn't be so bad except each of these add-ons have a list of domains that are used by the add-on (mostly whitelists) and I had to re-enter all this configuration information again. Fortunately, I have the same add-ons running on a chromium browser so was able to spend the 15-20 minutes re-entering data.

Recently Firefox lost my passwords (a number of times) which precipitated me using a 3rd party password manager (which was probably a good idea anyway). Consequently I don't hold this against Firefox.  :-)

But this is crazy that add-ons I have to "configure" get removed by Firefox on an update, so I'm thinking I did something wrong (although the update occurred like it always does - I think). Sheesh...what else is going to happen next? Sigh...

Asked by Bill 4 months ago

Last reply by shdwmn 4 months ago

'Clear Data' Tab Not Reseting To '0KB': Issue Resolved.

Firefox Version 103.0.1 Private Browsing Mode ('Never Remember History' is set). Issue Started: The morning (Pacific time) of June 26 (Before then, clicking 'Clear Data'… (read more)

Firefox Version 103.0.1 Private Browsing Mode ('Never Remember History' is set).

Issue Started: The morning (Pacific time) of June 26 (Before then, clicking 'Clear Data' reset the KB to 0 without having to close and reopen the browser first, without having to 'refresh' the page after clearing the cache, and without having to restart the computer

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

Asked by Buddy2014 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Label Print Problem since last update 7/26/22

I'm have a problem with the setting for label printing since the last update. I know it's firefox because I went on safari and it worked fine. I have tried to go to firef… (read more)

I'm have a problem with the setting for label printing since the last update. I know it's firefox because I went on safari and it worked fine. I have tried to go to firefox print setting, it is marked correct, but it's printing label's 10 times the size. on labels and even on letter size paper. I've tried to restart firefox and my computer. I also checked my computer settings, but firefox is overriding any settings. So what is going on firefox????

Asked by witchbeme 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Firefox popup offers.

How do I stop the Firefox popup ads, every time I open my browser? I will NEVER ACCEPT ANY OFFER via this method! Also, how do I change the defaulted "keep me logged in"… (read more)

How do I stop the Firefox popup ads, every time I open my browser? I will NEVER ACCEPT ANY OFFER via this method!

Also, how do I change the defaulted "keep me logged in" check box to NO CHECK CHECK MARK in that field as default. This is a security issue!

Thank you

Asked by Makusan 4 months ago

Last reply by James 3 months ago

Can not disable address bar search

I got a new computer running windows 11. I installed Firefox as my default browser. I then noticed the address bar performing search which is annoying as hell and actua… (read more)

I got a new computer running windows 11.

I installed Firefox as my default browser. I then noticed the address bar performing search which is annoying as hell and actually and interferes with productivity as I use search. Basically, I have to redo searches after the address bar. It is problematic. The one off search from address bar according to last survey only 26% of users like it. rest want it gone.

As for me, I have tried the solution of Keyword set to false and the browser url oneoff also set to false.

I saw another suggested item of turn off keyword search. However, that item does not have an off button or switch within Windows 11. Just check marks of the suggested keywords that developers installed into the field when downloaded. I unchecked all the items as that was the only change I could do. So, there is no keyword selected. I closed all browser windows and restarted Firefox.

The address bar search still occurs. This make the previous question and answer solution invalid as of August 12, 2022.

I consider this a BUG and a major development of Firefox browser failure. When I search, I am looking for generally wide range of results and alternative search options are better than specific one off search. Best example; What is difference between Clementines and Mandarins? As a one off search you get one set of results. When you use the proper search box of a search engine, you get totally different results that are more useful and less time consuming to know the full range of answers, history, physical traits as well as other items not considered in the address bar search. In the search engine box, you do get the address bar search items. However, they always are 6 to 20 down the list of preferred or most useful. However, the address bar search results do not have all the top 5 items from the search engine search. It is a matter of how the address bar does the search that is at issue. For whatever reason, the results are not as good as direct input. You will have to determine through investigation why that is. However, that is a year's worth of investigation if anyone would do it. In the mean time, this address bar search needs a simple button that does all the changes necessary to make it stop!

Additionally, I find multiple related search options that are given by search engines extremely helpful when looking for related type of searches. This is something that the address bar search can not do and was never designed or allowed to do. Thus, it causes loss of productivity.

As such and because it does cause loss of productivity, it is a BUG and by law, Mozilla must remove items or provide easy solution to stop productivity failure.

The current solution does not work. That means Mozilla must provide an update immediately to make this feature go away for those who find it annoying, useless or interference with productivity!

Asked by pmadison1 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

FIREFOX v 103.00 - MAC OS v10.15.7 - printing PDF directly from Vendor website, the HEADER is messed up

I installed the update for version 103.00. I already followed all the suggested steps of clearing CACHE and cookies and rebooting the system. Did not fix the problem. … (read more)

I installed the update for version 103.00. I already followed all the suggested steps of clearing CACHE and cookies and rebooting the system. Did not fix the problem.

I have several Vendors that I connect to their site, login, and print out my Invoice from them. It directly calls the Firefox printer dialogue box and when it is printing directly to any of my HP Printers (as I tried 3 here officejet 8600, Offuce /het Pro 8025e, and HPLaserJet P3100, all did the same thing after applying the 103.00 update.

The 1st page of the document has a different HEADER the remaining pages. It appears that Firefox is not reading interpreting the information about the 1st PAGE Header FONT size or something else correctly on this 1st page, but ONLY on the HEADER. If there is a logo that would normally print, it is completely unrecognizable and not the right size, like it cuts part of it off.

As a workaround, I have had to choose SAVE TO PDF from the Printer Dialog box, and once it is saved as a PDF on my desktop and opened in either Adobe or Preview, it prints correctly.

I have attached a Picture of just the part that is messed up, sorry the rest of the page has account numbers and personal information, and this is more than enough information for you to work with.

This just started happening since I applied the version 103.00. This is definitely a BUG.

Asked by cathysusanwelsh 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Which files I need to recover my password?

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case: I use `firefox-sync` to manage all m… (read more)

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case:

I use `firefox-sync` to manage all my logins information and firefox-sync's password is the unique password I save manually.

Currently I has problems with my O.S and I decided reinstall it. But also I have 2FA enable for mostly of my accounts, and firefox-sync is not the exception, and firefox-sync's 2FA is based on my gmail, so when I tried get logged on firefox-sync, firefox asks me for my verification code, but my verification code is in my gmail, and my gmail's password is in firefox-sync.

So I lost access to all my accounts, I lose my gmail, github, gitlab, stackoverflow, discord, etc etc... :'(

From the gmail side, I tried all that gmail let me try but unsuccessfully.

So, the only possibility that I see, is recover the information of the formatted partition and rebuild the previous state of Firefox. I mean:

Reading about firefox loggins, and taking a look to firefox's workdir (`$HOME/.mozilla`), I see firefox saves login's info in a json file located in `$HOME/.mozilla/$profile$/logins.json`.

So the basic idea is with a data recovery tool, try recover `.mozilla`s directory and replace it over the current environment so when I start firefox can get access to my login's info. But I'm not sure how much it is possible to recover the whole directory, and if is not posible, my question is:

What files next to `logins.json` should be my recovery targets to replace inside the `.mozilla` folder in order to reconstruct my accounts login information?

Asked by 04l3xxxx 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

How to delete these notifications that appear when screenshots are taken

Hello, I want to permanently remove these notifications by whatever means necessary. This is the same issue that was[[ previously discussed here.|https://support.mozill… (read more)

Hello,

I want to permanently remove these notifications by whatever means necessary.

This is the same issue that was[[ previously discussed here.|https://support.mozilla.org/no/questions/1237229]] previously discussed here. However, the chosen solution is only a temporary workaround, I am only interested in a permanent fix. I have dom.webnotifications.enabled set to false yet these notifications still appear. Is it possible to disable them using a policies.json file?

Asked by gsrgtrdg4565653 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

display issue with 103.0

After update 103.0 was applied, the entire display got bigger. Fonts are larger, display no longer fits on screen, taskbar is larger. Several hours ago, it was fine. I… (read more)

After update 103.0 was applied, the entire display got bigger. Fonts are larger, display no longer fits on screen, taskbar is larger. Several hours ago, it was fine. I logged out of Firefox, and at next login, the display had changed.

I've checked everything else on the computer and nothing else was affected--only Firefox . Running Windows 10.

Asked by SIDEREA54 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

SINCE THE LAST UPDATE, THE FIREFOX SCREEN DOES NOT FIT MY SYSTEM SETTING(125%)

SINCE THE LAST UPDATE, THE FIREFOX SCREEN DOES NOT FIT MY SYSTEM WIDE DISPLAY SETTING(125%). I am up to date on updates for Windows 11 and Microsoft Edge displays my page… (read more)

SINCE THE LAST UPDATE, THE FIREFOX SCREEN DOES NOT FIT MY SYSTEM WIDE DISPLAY SETTING(125%). I am up to date on updates for Windows 11 and Microsoft Edge displays my pages normally. This display enlargement started immediately after the Mozilla browser update of 103.0 64bit!!

Asked by WPENNEWELL 4 months ago

Last reply by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 3 months ago

One website not loadable with Firefox only (Chrome works fine)

Only one website do I have a problem with - and only with Firefox. Chrome works fine. When I go to stubhub.com, I get this display: Access Denied You don't have permiss… (read more)

Only one website do I have a problem with - and only with Firefox. Chrome works fine. When I go to stubhub.com, I get this display:


Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.stubhub.com/?" on this server.

Reference #18.56be1cb8.1659206883.30cdee9c


I have tries clearing my history including cache & cookies. I have run malware program. I have rebooted.

Before today, Firefox worked perfectly fine on stubhub. But I allowed a Firefox update (103.0) this morning, and now no stubhub.

Please advise.

Asked by metsfan8 4 months ago

Last reply by David Collins 4 months ago

Can't Establish Secure Connections to Common Web Sites

I've been using Firefox as my preferred browser for almost as long as it has been available. And I keep it right up to date. Right now, it's having problems establishing… (read more)

I've been using Firefox as my preferred browser for almost as long as it has been available. And I keep it right up to date.

Right now, it's having problems establishing secure connections to very common web sites like https://Google.ca, and https://www.theguardian.com/uk. The former seems to work intermittently, and Google.com always seems to work. Web sites for some major international retailers like Home Depot were also nonfunctional a few weeks ago, but seem to be more consistent now.

Microsoft Edge has no problems displaying any of these web sites on the same computer. And I've been using it more and more recently. This is annoying since I have all of my bookmarks in Firefox.

I have gone through all of the Firefox settings looking for adjustments which might help, but none of the ones I tested made any difference.

I really hope you can help because this problem is costing me a lot of extra time. If I'm forced to switch to another browser, it's unlikely that I'll ever come back to Firefox.

Gordon Latos Calgary, Alberta

Asked by gdl1 4 months ago

Last reply by EllesBelles 1 month ago

Unable to access many sites, which I could previously

Until recently my browser accessed all the sites I have used for years and now I cannot access them. As an example the message I receive is "You don't have permission to … (read more)

Until recently my browser accessed all the sites I have used for years and now I cannot access them. As an example the message I receive is "You don't have permission to access "http://booking.jetstar.com/au/en/booking/select-flights" on this server".

Reference #18.62052017.1660274157.1f6107dd Other sites like my banking site I can access freely on Edge but cannot on Firefox. No error message in that case, just says error try again. All this started after I loaded Norton. I have had them look at the system, and they have, but also point out that it is not them as I can access the site from Edge. I have looked at the help page and their are thousands of people with the same query but no fixes! As a long term supporter of Firefox I am disappointed that I now have to use Edge to do most of my business. HELP

Asked by arf112 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Latest Update

After the latest download, the Firefox menu bar seems to be larger. Some of the bookmarks have been moved off of the to the ">>"" menu. How do I get it back to the … (read more)

After the latest download, the Firefox menu bar seems to be larger. Some of the bookmarks have been moved off of the to the ">>"" menu. How do I get it back to the former size?

Thanks, Doug

Asked by DougiePh 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago