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I am getting popups from Firefox. How can I stop it?

I keep getting popups from Firefox saying different things about Firefox. How can I stop it? They usually disappear in a few seconds, although the first one I get when I … (read more)

I keep getting popups from Firefox saying different things about Firefox. How can I stop it? They usually disappear in a few seconds, although the first one I get when I first open Firefox requires me to click an X in the corner to get it to go away. Very annoying.

Asked by sueastro 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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remove "searchitnow"

Firefox browser has defaulted to "searchitnow" as the home page and default search engine, which was not wanted, appeared to come with a Java update, has also impacted Ch… (read more)

Firefox browser has defaulted to "searchitnow" as the home page and default search engine, which was not wanted, appeared to come with a Java update, has also impacted Chrome. Help getting rid of it appreciated.

Asked by Wazza99 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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how to block a website?

hi sir I wish to block the website below form my firefox browser but cant seem to block it, pls help. https://www.hao123.com/?tn=97473572_hao_pg thanks regards sean … (read more)

hi sir

I wish to block the website below form my firefox browser but cant seem to block it, pls help.

https://www.hao123.com/?tn=97473572_hao_pg

thanks regards sean

Asked by LMWS214 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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pop ups after update

My Firefox browser automatically updated itself yesterday, 10-27-18. Since then I have been getting all sorts of pop-up ads even though I changed nothing in my settings.… (read more)

My Firefox browser automatically updated itself yesterday, 10-27-18. Since then I have been getting all sorts of pop-up ads even though I changed nothing in my settings. Under "permissions" on my Firefox preferences the "block pop-up windows" box is checked. What do I do to prevent these pop-ups?

Asked by Desert Daisy 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Whenever Firefox opens, a background process called "www.creativestrength.us/free-trial/thank-you" runs and shares data over the Internet. How to stop this?

In Win10, Resource Monitor, Network: Image PID Address firefox (variable) www.creativestrength.us/free-trial/thank-you Thi… (read more)

In Win10, Resource Monitor, Network:

      Image        PID                 Address
     firefox       (variable)        www.creativestrength.us/free-trial/thank-you

This process sends and receives information over the Internet. It runs whenever I open Firefox and, if I close the process with Task Manager, then Firefox closes too. I checked the web site - it is a mystical, spiritual type of website which I am very unlikely to have purposely ever visited. It offers a 15-day free trial of something. Apparently I had trouble with this before because, some time ago, I had already blocked the website in the Windows' Host file. I don't find any related software actually installed on my computer, so I can't simply remove or uninstall it.

I am very uncomfortable allowing a strange site like this to be transferring data from my computer every time I use Firefox. Does anyone know how to stop this process from running?

Note: I am writing from my desktop computer. The problem is on my laptop. So can't easily send 'images' or 'share data' as requested below here. The HP laptop is Win10 with all updates; Firefox Quantum 64.0.2 (64-bit).

Asked by ShanChi 1 year ago

Last reply by ShanChi 1 year ago

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virus taken over firefox Win10

Opened an AMAZON link in Google search and popup says "Virus Alert from Microsoft. Dial 833 334-6433 for and assistance..." That Firefox page is completely frozen. Noth… (read more)

Opened an AMAZON link in Google search and popup says

"Virus Alert from Microsoft. Dial 833 334-6433 for and assistance..."

That Firefox page is completely frozen. Nothing works. But another Firefox page does work.

I've tried backing up to prior restore point, updating Firefox...

Any suggestions please. I'd like to just kill the one Firefox page for starters.

Thanks all,

        Bill M

Asked by billmasi 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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A popup site disguised as Firefox update blocks everthing, can only be solved by cntr/alt/del : mintstark.cool

Some times a site pops up when surfing. Since a few weeks it's a site looking like a Firefox update. It asks me to click onto some thing I have no idea. The name is : min… (read more)

Some times a site pops up when surfing. Since a few weeks it's a site looking like a Firefox update. It asks me to click onto some thing I have no idea. The name is : mintstark.cool.

I can get only out of the blockage by shutting down Firefox by the task manager. I will try to take a picture with an external camera.

Same happens under the name of windows or microsoft.

Thanks very much for your assistance.

Asked by Fairchild 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Is this site true or this is some treat?

Hello, This morning I have open my Firefox and there was a message that I am lucky (attached pictures) and have the possibility to have a phone only for 1EUR. Then I have… (read more)

Hello, This morning I have open my Firefox and there was a message that I am lucky (attached pictures) and have the possibility to have a phone only for 1EUR. Then I have fill some research for Firefox and when I have clicked on the button, was redirected me to a Despectived site?! ( this is the link after redirection: http://sweeps2059.euprize72.life/web/ ) So is this real with the winning the phone or is fake?

Many thank you in advance!

Asked by InaYa 1 year ago

Answered by Sajjad Bin Samad 1 year ago

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How to report fraudulant transaction under Mozilla

My screen was hijacked by something lacked look like Mozilla/Firefox heading saying it was taking a survey and I couldn't get out of the screen. So I took the survey and … (read more)

My screen was hijacked by something lacked look like Mozilla/Firefox heading saying it was taking a survey and I couldn't get out of the screen. So I took the survey and entered my credit card info for a sum of $1.00 (one dollar) for a chance to win an iPhone. Instead I got a charge on my credit card from lstfl.com for $33.+ dollars saying it enrolled me in a sex site. That is NOT what I imagined. And it came under Mozilla/Firefox name. Can you go after this site as it is operating under your name and logo. Thank you

Asked by tizart 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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firefox locks onto website called microsoft... call

I used Firefox to go to lowes.com website. My computer locked up with a page indicating Microsoft had taken over the system and to call <scam phone# removed> to ge… (read more)

I used Firefox to go to lowes.com website. My computer locked up with a page indicating Microsoft had taken over the system and to call <scam phone# removed> to get system unlocked. I have uninstalled Mozilla program, and re-installed again several times. Always the same problem. When I use windows explorer, computer is OK; Does not lock-up.

Asked by robert. 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Cannot view PDF files in Firefox

I can not open PDF files within Firefox, nor can I open them in an external program like Adobe Acrobat Reader. They automatically save to my Downloads folder instead. I h… (read more)

I can not open PDF files within Firefox, nor can I open them in an external program like Adobe Acrobat Reader. They automatically save to my Downloads folder instead. I have already changed the settings for "Portable Document Format (PDF)" under Options > General > Applications to be "Preview in Firefox" and I have also tried changing it to "Use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC". Neither seem to be working. It still downloads the file instead of opening it. I have also verified that there are no extensions that may be affecting the way the setting behaves, and there is nothing.

Asked by CoNiGMa 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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How to eliminate Daily File Converter?

Daily File Converter just showed up in Firefox. Cannot find a way to eliminate it. It wants to be the browser default page even though I've chosen a different one. I t… (read more)

Daily File Converter just showed up in Firefox. Cannot find a way to eliminate it. It wants to be the browser default page even though I've chosen a different one. I think this installation happened with a firefox update. Anyone else have this issue and how do you get rid of it? Thanks

Asked by spalmer 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Is this a virus or not?

Always when I start my computer Firefox opens and I don't even have Firefox installed on my PC. I can't see the tab but it has a weird description. Has anyone encountered… (read more)

Always when I start my computer Firefox opens and I don't even have Firefox installed on my PC. I can't see the tab but it has a weird description. Has anyone encountered something like this ever again??

Asked by NTeodor 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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A virus attached to fire fox login and malwarebyts could not remove it.when i try to reload firefox it is blocked because it trys to reload the same vertion

Malwarebytes quarantined some viruses but could not delete from their site and asked me to try with their instructions: I could not do it so I uninstalled Firefox. When I… (read more)

Malwarebytes quarantined some viruses but could not delete from their site and asked me to try with their instructions: I could not do it so I uninstalled Firefox. When I tried to reinstall Malwarebytes Blocked the install. When I try to install a pop up states we see you had fire fox before we will reload for you. No other options. It fails

Asked by dmpapp 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I have the virus https://chissk.icu on my mozilla site: how can I get rid of it ?

Since yesterday march 30, 2019, every time I want to make a research on google through Mozilla, or directly by a site address, a very unpleasant searcher "chissk.icu" app… (read more)

Since yesterday march 30, 2019, every time I want to make a research on google through Mozilla, or directly by a site address, a very unpleasant searcher "chissk.icu" appears instead of the usual research by google. I made a cleaning of my PC by malwarebyte and I have also ccleaner pro installed on it but they did not suppress this virus. Can you help me ? Thank you (Sorry for my english : I am french)

Asked by louise71 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago