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Cannot chance password or generate recovery key

I wanted to change the password of my Firefox account and also generate a recovery key, but whenever I try it says "invalid password". The old password is correct, though… (read more)

I wanted to change the password of my Firefox account and also generate a recovery key, but whenever I try it says "invalid password". The old password is correct, though, as I can use it to log into my account. I've tried multiple times on two computers and checked and re-checked the password, but the error message keeps appearing.

Asked by eleni205 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Firefox not loading some internet pages

Firefox is having trouble loading certain pages, including with Facebook messenger but also a bunch of other sites. It'll just stop loading despite that the address is st… (read more)

Firefox is having trouble loading certain pages, including with Facebook messenger but also a bunch of other sites. It'll just stop loading despite that the address is still in the toolbar and the screen is still white. If I refresh a few times, maybe go to a different part of the same website and navigate from there, I do always manage to get there, but not sure what the problem is. This problem is new this week, and I think came from either switching internet providers earlier this week or trying out "Hopin" the next day, a video conferencing platform that my computer/internet totally couldn't handle. (I didn't notice the problems before trying Hopin but perhaps I didn't notice that first day.)

I have cleared my cache and cookies, and have also tried (following the advice of another answer on the same issue) renaming the Firefox program folder and installing Firefox again. I'm on Windows 10, 64-bit HP laptop. My extensions are uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger, Malwarebytes, Honey, Facebook Container, and Colour -- but all of these I had long before this issue started.

Asked by FrancesKoz 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Firefox is sending me to https://www.social-searcher.com/facebook-search/

Hi, Firefox keeps defaulting to https://www.social-searcher.com/facebook-search/ when I have set my default to google.com. Anyone have an idea how to fix this? Thank you!… (read more)

Hi, Firefox keeps defaulting to https://www.social-searcher.com/facebook-search/ when I have set my default to google.com. Anyone have an idea how to fix this? Thank you!

Asked by sally13 6 days ago

Answered by Mohamed Adnan 5 days ago

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Exceptions for the HTTPS-only mode?

Moin, I activated the HTTPS-only mode as I used the "https everywhere" plugin so far. But, in a very special network segment for radio amateurs, the 44-network (ampr.org)… (read more)

Moin, I activated the HTTPS-only mode as I used the "https everywhere" plugin so far.

But, in a very special network segment for radio amateurs, the 44-network (ampr.org) encryption is not allowed. So is there a way to configure the HTTPS-only mode in a way to say ".... but not for 44.0.0.0/8?

i prefer one configuration than constantly clicking the "continue to http site" button for the next few years.

Thanks in advanced

Asked by michael.renner@gmx.de 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Unable to access a Website jpg list

Accessing :Politico.com there is a Politico Wuerker cartoon 'list'. The first item is always available. To migrate to any following item on the list I get a "you may ski… (read more)

Accessing :Politico.com there is a Politico Wuerker cartoon 'list'. The first item is always available. To migrate to any following item on the list I get a "you may skip ad in" with no further text. In the past, refresh would allow the next cartoon to be shown. Now, refresh returns to the first cartoon.

Current operation:

  1. Select the URL above
  2. Select any of the numbered bubbles on the bottom or the right 'arrow'
  3. "you may skip ad in" is displayed.
  4. Select refresh, and we start over.

In the past, refresh would migrate to the next jpg image.

On microsoft edge, in the past, (1) there was a right block arrow, (2) clicking on the arrow gets you to the "you may skip ad in" message, and displayed with this is a check box to allow skipping the ad.

As just a curiosity, why did Firefox elect to change the right block arrow to a rectangular black image?

thanks

Asked by slipbits 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Can't sign in to newly downloaded version

Good Evening, I just downloaded Firefox onto my new computer. I went to sign-in and it keeps telling me that I have an incorrect password. It is the correct password beca… (read more)

Good Evening,

I just downloaded Firefox onto my new computer. I went to sign-in and it keeps telling me that I have an incorrect password. It is the correct password because I used it to login here. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it on the new computer with no joy. What should I do? Also, I can login and out just fine with my old computer.

Thanks,

Leish

Asked by Leish88 5 days ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 5 days ago

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Firefox update did not work, tried to install latest Firefox but got error code

Firefox will not now open in Windows 10 but opens in safe mode. When I try to open in windows 10 I keep getting error code: XUL Runner Error: Platform version "88.0.1" i… (read more)

Firefox will not now open in Windows 10 but opens in safe mode. When I try to open in windows 10 I keep getting error code: XUL Runner Error: Platform version "88.0.1" is not compatible with minVersion > = 88.0 maxVersion > = 88.0

and Firefox does not open.

Asked by dayflyer3 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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How i can block accidental openinig folder of bookmarks?

Sometimes i missclick at folder at bookmark panel instead only 1 bookmark. How i can prevent opening all bookmarks in folder. Just do nothing. Or at least get the warning… (read more)

Sometimes i missclick at folder at bookmark panel instead only 1 bookmark. How i can prevent opening all bookmarks in folder. Just do nothing. Or at least get the warning - "You really want open 10 tabs" /

Asked by Kamikadza13 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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iCloud email tabs stay hidden behind main tab display

I use iCloud.com for my email. A couple days ago my launched message windows (such as opening or replying to a message) will not come forward of the main screen. The tabs… (read more)

I use iCloud.com for my email. A couple days ago my launched message windows (such as opening or replying to a message) will not come forward of the main screen. The tabs appear as thumbnail previews (see attached), but will not display on top. They stay behind the main window screen and cannot be used.

I am on current Firefox version (88.0.1), and did several refreshes which would fix it temporarily, but then it reverts back. I did a complete uninstall and re-installed, but this still has not fixed the problem.

This appears to be only on this PC: I have another almost identical box where Firefox displays the iCloud tabs correctly.

I'm now having to use MS Edge to send or reply to messages from iCloud.

Asked by Mel 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox with Google

When I search for a site or book title in the search bar, I get a page all in Polish. Most annoying. Using Duck duck go I have no problem Is the problem with Firefox or G… (read more)

When I search for a site or book title in the search bar, I get a page all in Polish. Most annoying. Using Duck duck go I have no problem Is the problem with Firefox or Google?

Damascus

Asked by Damascus 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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My video download button has disappeared.

My video download button has disappeared. I tried re-downloading it but still no button. I then tried numerous downloaders and none of them display a download button. Wha… (read more)

My video download button has disappeared. I tried re-downloading it but still no button. I then tried numerous downloaders and none of them display a download button. What is going on??

Asked by freebird4155 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Firefox sends "nice ports,/Trinity.txt.bak"

I, today, found that Firefox 88.0.1(64bit) sends "/nice%20ports%2C/Tri%6Eity.txt%2ebak" to an website. What is this? Am I infected? The Apache log at the HTTP server is … (read more)

I, today, found that Firefox 88.0.1(64bit) sends "/nice%20ports%2C/Tri%6Eity.txt%2ebak" to an website. What is this? Am I infected? The Apache log at the HTTP server is as follows:


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192.168.1.188 - - [10/May/2021:07:42:41 +0900] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 665 "-" "Mozilla/5.0" xps8940 192.168.1.188 - - [10/May/2021:07:42:42 +0900] "GET /nice%20ports%2C/Tri%6Eity.txt%2ebak HTTP/1.0" 403 - "-" "-" 192.168.1.188 192.168.1.188 - - [10/May/2021:07:42:42 +0900] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 403 - "-" "-" 192.168.1.188 192.168.1.188 - - [10/May/2021:07:43:58 +0900] "GET /Picture/MicroS5S.gif HTTP/1.1" 200 3042 "http://wista.jp/Index.htm" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:88.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/88.0" xps8940


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The server is located within my home LAN. 192.168.1.188 and xps8940 is the captioned machine that sends this unknown protocol. Tested by Chrome and found no such protocol sent. Could any guru enlighten me? Tak

Asked by takfuji 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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TSB Internet banking login problems

My default browser is Firefox but I am having problems logging into my TSB internet banking. TSB now demand, in addition to the usual login details, a One Time Password s… (read more)

My default browser is Firefox but I am having problems logging into my TSB internet banking. TSB now demand, in addition to the usual login details, a One Time Password sent to my phone which is supposed to last 90 days. This doesn't last 5 minutes let alone 90 days. I have also used Chrome and Edge to check if their browsers produce the same problem. There are no problems with either browser, the One Time Password lasts and login is straight forward. My Firefox is uptodate and the operating system is Windows 10. Any advice would be helpful as I've had none from TSB Thanks Roy.

Asked by roy15 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago