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Being forced to SAVE files before reading or printing pages

Why does Firefox now (for the past number of weeks, at least) force me to SAVE every thing I want to read or print? Why cannot I simply read or print something without h… (read more)

Why does Firefox now (for the past number of weeks, at least) force me to SAVE every thing I want to read or print? Why cannot I simply read or print something without having to choose a place to save it and name it? I don't always want the file cluttering up my PC once I have read or printed it. Help will be appreciated!

ALSO, probably not related, but maybe? Every time I open Firefox, within a minute, the additional "secure" window to Amazon Smile opens and interrupts what I am doing. Has Amazon taken over the entire world?

Asked by covered.bridge.crouse 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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whatsapp web notifications

hi so i have this problem with the whatsapp web notifications since firefox updated yesterday and the problem is the notifications dont make sound anymore i have the soun… (read more)

hi so i have this problem with the whatsapp web notifications since firefox updated yesterday and the problem is the notifications dont make sound anymore i have the sound option turned on and everything,i cleared the cache and cookies,i even restarted the whole browser to start brand new and still nothing,so if anyone had this problem b4 and figured out a way to fix it i would appreciate the help. ps:the whatsapp web notification sound is working fine on other browsers but i prefer to use firefox

Asked by marwane381 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 3 days ago

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Washington Post does not display content pages normally

Using FF 100. Last week the Washington Post suddenly will not display article content correctly. Main page is fine, but when I open a story, I get code and a page with ma… (read more)

Using FF 100. Last week the Washington Post suddenly will not display article content correctly. Main page is fine, but when I open a story, I get code and a page with many blank areas. Story content appears with small print.

No problem in Edge nor Chrome.

Asked by hcgoddard 1 week ago

Answered by -elison- 1 week ago

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problem accessing a page

I have recently updated to Firefox 100. I am now getting this message on a page "You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser." I have confirmed I am … (read more)

I have recently updated to Firefox 100. I am now getting this message on a page "You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser." I have confirmed I am up to date.

The "update you browser" has a link to "whatbrowser.org", which I believe is run by that horrid business, Google.

Has anyone struck this problem? Is there a solution?

I have closed Firefox & re-opened, I have rebooted the computer. No change.

Asked by Eric @ Bosun29 1 week ago

Answered by James 1 week ago

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Secondary right-side navigation slider missing

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filt… (read more)

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filter options, or in Ancestry where you will typically open a record in the hints screen and scroll down through the detail. The right scroll navigation causes the whole page to scroll up and down; there's no way to navigate down in the sub-display. I have run FF in safe mode, and done a scorched-earth uninstall/reinstall and the problem persists even with no plug-ins restored. This is on a machine running Windows 11. The machine crashed right before this became a problem. Sites work in Edge without issue.

Asked by swalker7736 1 week ago

Answered by swalker7736 1 week ago

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Lightshot extension does not display itself.

I got mad at a website that wouldn't let me right click menu to save pictures, so I stubbornly saved them via less efficient means, in the process I picked up the Long Sc… (read more)

I got mad at a website that wouldn't let me right click menu to save pictures, so I stubbornly saved them via less efficient means, in the process I picked up the Long Screenshot extension and this had an error shortly before or after I had an issue with Lightshot not appearing, other extensions did not appear either when I added them during this time period, but now these all appear with the exception of Lightshot, which gets deleted and reinstalled only to not appear, that of course being the problem, though I will also say that a right click menu not being there is like reaching onto my computer and pulling my finger away, sites that do that should be given the cold shoulder somehow, at least.

Asked by Moe Zilla 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 1 week ago

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Protonmail Errors which are absent on IceDragon

The included pic shows the red screen that comes up when I hold shift down when the mail composer is up, this is one of several like errors like a hover over text one and… (read more)

The included pic shows the red screen that comes up when I hold shift down when the mail composer is up, this is one of several like errors like a hover over text one and auto save one which crash the page nearly and require reloading of the page, another error is that the close, minimize and maximize buttons are missing when protonmail site tab is both active and maximized, not when minimized, then it is the same as the rest, support and I were not able to resolve this, I picked up some Java replacement extensions and whatnot and that did not work either.

Asked by Moe Zilla 1 week ago

Answered by Moe Zilla 1 week ago

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Google drive + documents (sheets) are not loading

My google drive keeps disconnecting, and google drive/google docs links are not working. I have attached a screenshot of the new tab page when I copy paste a google sheet… (read more)

My google drive keeps disconnecting, and google drive/google docs links are not working. I have attached a screenshot of the new tab page when I copy paste a google sheets document URL into the search bar and hit enter. After the reloading icon animates, I stay on the new tab page and the url just sits there. The debug console shows 1 GET request that is timed out (picture also attached).

I can fix the issue by completely closing all firefox windows and opening again, but it will disconnect me after some minutes.

Asked by isaac.beckie 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

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Firefox won't start at all.

Hello, I just installed windows 10 on my nephews computer. I installed firefox so I don't have to use edge, but firefox won't start. It just flashes. I have tried re-inst… (read more)

Hello, I just installed windows 10 on my nephews computer. I installed firefox so I don't have to use edge, but firefox won't start. It just flashes. I have tried re-installing firefox, deleted all mozilla and firefox files and folders and clean installed firefox, even reinstalled windows. Troubleshoot mode don't work, it just flashes too. I checked for Crash Reports, but there are none. The only time it works is when windows is in safe mode, I even upgraded to computer to windows 11 hoping that it would fix what ever is going on. But it didn't. I honestly have no idea what to do next. Firefox has worked on that computer before. Everything else works fine, it's just firefox that won't work. If anyone has any ideas, please let me know.

Asked by t_lsv 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Youtube Music pauses when not in focus

When playing music on music.youtube.com, if I navigate away from the tab, by either moving to a different tab or opening a different application the music pauses. This ha… (read more)

When playing music on music.youtube.com, if I navigate away from the tab, by either moving to a different tab or opening a different application the music pauses. This happens consistently with two different Firefox profiles.

I admittedly have a quite a few plugins installed, so I tested this in a private window and this issue does not occur.

I attempted disabling the obvious plugins UBlock, 'I don't care about cookies', and Tampermonkey without any success. I also tried using a different user-agent without any success.

edit: removed erroneous error information

Asked by Hunter 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 1 week ago

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Zoho mail not working properly on Apple M1 chip laptop

On my old (Intel based) MacPro Zoho email works fine. On my new M1 chip MacPro when I first open Zoho, or open an email, the page does not render properly at first (butto… (read more)

On my old (Intel based) MacPro Zoho email works fine. On my new M1 chip MacPro when I first open Zoho, or open an email, the page does not render properly at first (buttons/links don't work etc). After a delay it refreshes and shows properly. The delay depends on how fast my internet is - in the evening it can be a minute or so. Even when the internet is good I still get 2 versions of a page with a pause in between.

I tried on Safari and it works fine - which makes me think this is a Firefox issue.

I have some screen shots but when I click the browse button below I can select a file then it just endlessly shows working. I will have to email these to you separately

Thanks Phil.

Asked by Philbryant 1 week ago

Answered by Philbryant 1 week ago

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marriage crash

This is my story. Digital affairs are serious problems for a marriage, although sometimes, they are also a symptom of underlying problems. Either way, you may quickly end… (read more)

This is my story. Digital affairs are serious problems for a marriage, although sometimes, they are also a symptom of underlying problems. Either way, you may quickly end up needing a divorce lawyer’s assistance if you do not put a fast halt to what is happening. Previously, traditional notions of infidelity required an actual physical relationship between an unfaithful spouse and their romantic partner. Thanks to the chxhack @gmailcom who helped me to dig into the communications of my husband platforms like his phone and social media, that i discovered that he was hacking extra affair and i got all the records of the communications and i was able to save my marriage. therefore if you are experiencing such worries get intouch with above. thank you.

Asked by realhack98 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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Issue with most Google sites on Firefox v100 64bit

I can log into GMail via our SSO just fine, however after a few minutes I see the "error connecting for X-minutes" bar. I try to force refresh the site and every time I … (read more)

I can log into GMail via our SSO just fine, however after a few minutes I see the "error connecting for X-minutes" bar. I try to force refresh the site and every time I get the bellow error. This is also happening when I am using Firefox Troubleshooting mode, to see if maybe it's a plugin/extension causing this issue, but it's not.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to mail.google.com. SSL peer reports incorrect Message Authentication Code.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by scriptguru1701 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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certain characters show up wrong on homepage

I have seen this in some past versions of FF It usually goes away after a few upgrades Instead of whatever it's supposed to display, you can see that it shows some ran… (read more)

I have seen this in some past versions of FF It usually goes away after a few upgrades

Instead of whatever it's supposed to display, you can see that it shows some random characters.

Annoying. I dont even remember what it's actually supposed to show

Asked by j45000 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Firefox tab crashes on a specific website

Hi, i am having a rather weird and persistent issue. When I try to open a specific website, namely www.westend61.de, this Firefox tab crashes, as seen in the provided scr… (read more)

Hi,

i am having a rather weird and persistent issue. When I try to open a specific website, namely www.westend61.de, this Firefox tab crashes, as seen in the provided screenshot. With a normal website this wouldn't bother me so much, but this page is the main page of the company I work for, and therefore I and potential customers must be able to reach it. That being said, this does not necessarily have to be a Firefox problem, the issue could also be on the server side. But the website works on other computers, other operating systems and other browsers. As far as I know, the website works fine, this computer using this browser being the only exception. I worked my way through the Firefox support page:

- checked for newer firefox version - checked for newer compatible MacOS version - checked for newer graphics driver - disabled all firewall, anti virus software - started firefox in Safe Mode - reinstalled firefox & deleted all profile data - disabled hardware acceleration - set webgl.disabled to true - again safe mode

The tab crashes every time. This computer is an old End 2015 iMac running Monterey and the newest Firefox. - More information can be found in the troubleshooting information and the crash report: https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/bb11e42d-9fc9-4061-b89c-4c6400220503

Thank you very much.

Asked by administrator20 2 weeks ago

Answered by administrator20 2 weeks ago

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Firefox always crashes on exit

Not sure when it began, probably before the current version, i.e. it's not related to the latest update. When exiting, everything seems fine at first but then Crash Repor… (read more)

Not sure when it began, probably before the current version, i.e. it's not related to the latest update. When exiting, everything seems fine at first but then Crash Reporter pops up. If I try to restart my Windows/PC with FF open, the restarting becomes blocked by Firefox, so I have to cancel the restart and deal with Crash Reporter first.

The same crash happens in Troubleshoot Mode.

I don't have any special security software (aside from Malwarebytes with real-time protection disabled).

Latest reports: bp-3e00592e-2756-43bf-9642-01b550220502 bp-2435de7c-8279-4d85-b151-b94380220502

Signature is different (almost) every time but as far as I remember no crash felt any different from the two crashes above. For example: bp-093ec6db-d0e2-4f05-8dbd-e03b50220429 bp-47c1b14c-cba2-4007-9f53-089fc0220429 bp-f4ca1090-d760-4209-a47f-8d40e0220429 bp-4a506f38-75ac-4f62-b4bc-324f00220429 bp-d9a19762-4234-450e-82ed-d41940220429 bp-1b0e9da0-29e6-4107-ad7e-ed77f0220429

Asked by maximkamalov 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Multiple settings are greyed out

Hi, I'm having a problem with my Firefox where it doesn't let me change some of my settings. This is my home PC and I've already tried running Firefox as admin and the se… (read more)

Hi, I'm having a problem with my Firefox where it doesn't let me change some of my settings. This is my home PC and I've already tried running Firefox as admin and the settings are still locked. I have reset it many times and haven't installed any extensions. I can't find anything online about this.

Asked by enziqo 2 weeks ago

Answered by enziqo 2 weeks ago

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Stange 'ghost' over text entry fields

I am having a weird issue in Firefox. This issue happens on all websites, in all text entry fields of any kind. It is like there is another 'ghost box' overlapping each … (read more)

I am having a weird issue in Firefox. This issue happens on all websites, in all text entry fields of any kind.

It is like there is another 'ghost box' overlapping each entry field. It is hard to tell in the pics (was hoping I could post a video), but in the first one you can see the cursor is slightly lower than the actual field. If I type, nothing will appear. Then if I click again, a bit higher, I can type into the actual field.

I have never seen this before but it happens on ALL websites. It is a bit frustrating having to re-click all the time. Also, I was getting concerned there might be some keylogger or weird virus on my machine. Any ideas what is wrong here?

Asked by mysmu 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Is with using Google Chrome within Firefox.

Hi, My partner has an issue with Google working within Firefox (FF). The problem started around 27 April 2022. In short: Both gMail and Google Drive keep saying “Ooops … (read more)

Hi,

My partner has an issue with Google working within Firefox (FF). The problem started around 27 April 2022.

In short:

    • Both gMail and Google Drive keep saying “Ooops … the system encountered a problem (#2003) - Retrying in x s…” and “Not Connected”.
    • The above message may stop for a period and then gMail within FF fails to render its pages properly. Icons go missing. For example the check boxes to the left of the emails disappear while the remainder of the subject lines remains. Menu icons across the top of an open gMail document disappear (like Download, Report Spam and Delete icons ….). This seems to suggest a cache issue.
    • Search within FF using Google fails also. After entering search terms and pressing ENTER, nothing happens.

Note:

  • The stand-alone Google Chrome environment works fine. So gMail, Google Docs, Sheets etc work OK in the stand-alone Google Chrome app.
  • Duck Duck Go search works within the FF browser.
  • I have noted that if I simply log into MY Google Account under Firefox on her PC the same problem occurs.
  • If we log into my PC the problem is not apparent using either of our Google Accounts. So it appears to be an issue on her PC.

I have tried :

  • Flushing the cache in FF for all time, including data. Then rebooted.
  • We have followed your procedures under “Help” ie Runs a Firefox a tune up; used “Diagnose issues” and “cleared the startup cache”.
  • Have run Sophos AND MalwareBytes across the whole laptop. No PUPs or malware detected.

I uninstalled FF using Revo Uninstaller which initially uses the standard FF uninstall exe then it scans the drive for removes all FF files and entries within the Registry; then I re-installed the latest version of FF. Rebooted. No luck here either. I assume there is some remnant file that remains on the hard disk as some settings are retained after a new install.

Hardware: Lenovo ThinkPad , model 20QFS00B00. OS: Windows 10 Pro, vers 10.0.19044 Build 19044, 64 bit Firefox browser: is up-to-date; vers 99.0.1 (64 bit)


I can't find any recent issues related to this specific problem. Please advise what to try next.

Of course I'm happy to provide additional info if required or work through different scenarios to isolate the issue(s).

Thanks in advance for any assistance, Steve Gee

Asked by comservmaint 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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Firefox doesn't load any sites (other browsers work fine) | "The connection has timed out"

Firefox on PC doesn't load any sites, not even 192.168.0.1. Not even in Troubleshoot Mode Yesterday it worked. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Chrome and Edg… (read more)

Firefox on PC doesn't load any sites, not even 192.168.0.1. Not even in Troubleshoot Mode Yesterday it worked.

Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Chrome and Edge work fine

Firefox on my Android phone works fine as well

I tried following these articles but they didn't help:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-and-other-browsers-cant-load-websites

Asked by eb.krogulewski 2 weeks ago

Answered by eb.krogulewski 2 weeks ago