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Firefox No Internet Access

Was using my browser firefox, watching a yt vid and clicked to watch another vid and it stopped having network access. Confirmed firewall isn't blocking anything (even di… (read more)

Was using my browser firefox, watching a yt vid and clicked to watch another vid and it stopped having network access. Confirmed firewall isn't blocking anything (even disabled it) and no proxy being used. Reinstalled 96.0 (was on like 95.X) no change --- update option in settings has no network access so I just downloaded it on another browser & installed (left the temp files alone) same issue.

This is a software issue with Firefox, not a computer issue. Nothing was updated or change on the computer either and it just stopped working while on youtube. Restarted PC, no change. Disabled a few exts like adblocker & no change.

PC is running macos 11.6, 96.0 firefox.

Thank you for any help.

Asked by velaur 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

STOP forcing browser/plugin/extensions to run: Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and whatever else you are forcing down our throats

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GO… (read more)

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GOOGLE and was more "private," so why are you putting in a Google browser/plugin/extension and forcing it to run on our PC's? I have enough crap on it taking up MEMORY and slowing it down, don't force anything people do NOT want. Just because these might be popular with many does NOT mean everybody wants it. Get rid of Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and WHATEVER else you are forcing us to run on FF.

Does FF have an agreement or partnering with these companies to TRACK US where ever we go on the internet? Looks like it. Per Wikipedia: DuckDuckGo earns revenue by serving ads from the Yahoo-Bing search alliance network and through affiliate relationships with Amazon and eBay. OK, so we have 4 of those And this at https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/best-private-search-engine: DuckDuckGo displays ads for affiliate sites in the right sidebar, which is a little less aggressive than Google which presents ads at the top of search results. It earns additional profits from commissions from sites like Amazon and eBay, so you may want to be wary if those pop up a lot in search results. Also: As DuckDuckGo’s CEO, Gabriel Weinberg, explains in a Quora answer, the search engine does use your IP address to serve local results.

Why is FF pushing these sites when many of us do NOT use them nor want them? Why don't you add them as extensions where you can CHOOSE it if you wish? I found instructions on how to delete them in the FF File Explorer folder because merely deleting them in Settings does NOT remove them permanently as FF has them "hidden," however, they just come back and it messed up other add-ons. ALSO, these add-on's you are forcing on us is TAKING SPACE on my PC and I resent that.

I do NOT want to HIDE THEM, I want them REMOVED PERMANENTLY.

Asked by jj 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

Cannot here sound or get notification in firefox

Really need help. I work online and I have notifications and popups set to allow for firefox. The individual websites and added the sound notification but still do not he… (read more)

Really need help. I work online and I have notifications and popups set to allow for firefox. The individual websites and added the sound notification but still do not hear or see a notification.

Does anyone know what to do? It is set up on Chrome as well and not working either. I work at Amazon online and need to get these notifications.

Asked by jadiaz831 5 days ago

Last reply by jadiaz831 5 days ago

Wikipedia won't open: "Problem loading page".

Have downloaded the latest version and have cleared the cache. Still the problem persists, which by the way just suddenly started two days ago. Don't have a problem with … (read more)

Have downloaded the latest version and have cleared the cache. Still the problem persists, which by the way just suddenly started two days ago. Don't have a problem with other sites. (Same problem with Chrome.)

Asked by chalmerslorna 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Firefox Requiring Refresh

Firefox now requires a refresh to use every time it's opened. If I don't it keeps displaying that every page I attempt to go to has an expired https. It requests that I c… (read more)

Firefox now requires a refresh to use every time it's opened. If I don't it keeps displaying that every page I attempt to go to has an expired https. It requests that I contact the owner to notify them of the problem and to try again. It does not connect to any webpage without a refresh. I've attempted troubleshooting mode and without a refresh, it still does not work. The refresh only lasts for about 10-15 minutes before another is required. All extensions are removed and even just attempting to go to google.com results in the same problem.

Asked by LupisLupine 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Firefox not working

Hi I went to my email provider earlier on and Firefox froze saying that a copy was running and to close - which I did. But Firefox will not access any website: just the … (read more)

Hi I went to my email provider earlier on and Firefox froze saying that a copy was running and to close - which I did. But Firefox will not access any website: just the normal waiting message.

I did a hard reboot. No joy. I tried a download. No joy. I am using Brave at present to access you. Everyhting else, email etc is working fine.

Any advice please.

Asked by Austrianpeter 3 days ago

Answered by Termy 3 days ago

Latest Update Crashes

This post is on my Mac Catalina. This morning Firefox updated on my Windows 7 before I closed out. Now that it is evening Firefox does not open on that computer. What … (read more)

This post is on my Mac Catalina. This morning Firefox updated on my Windows 7 before I closed out. Now that it is evening Firefox does not open on that computer. What should I do to fix it since it does not open; it crashes immediately.

Asked by tightpurchaser 5 days ago

Last reply by tightpurchaser 3 days ago

Firefox Unable to play Prime Videos & Netflix Videos

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, and it's unable to play videos on Amazon.com & Netflix.com. Neither did the one before 96.0. I first saw this on Netflix.com an… (read more)

I'm on the latest version of Firefox, and it's unable to play videos on Amazon.com & Netflix.com. Neither did the one before 96.0. I first saw this on Netflix.com and when the tech started asking questions about my operating system, I knew they had pulled a fast one. Now Amazon.com has done the same thing with Firefox. This browser should be hiding the underlying operating system, because it's not necessary. I can use both websites with Chrome and have no issue. The same version of Firefox is on my laptop, but it has no problems because that thing is on Windows 10.

I won't bother with all the nonsense written about troubleshooting, because this is strictly the functionality of those websites peeking under the browser to check the O.S. Firefox needs to fix this hole immediately! You're messing with my money now. Monopolies shouldn't be able to control our hardware like this; they're not paying for any of it.

Oh, my TV is having a problem with the apps, so I was forced to watch videos with my computer instead. My laptop screen is too small and can't have my booming speakers connected to it. My desktop monitor is 34".

Asked by King Ray 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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video speed up issue

while using any firefox addons for speeding up a video higher than 4.0 of original speed the video sound suddenly goes off by default. in other browsers such issue does n… (read more)

while using any firefox addons for speeding up a video higher than 4.0 of original speed the video sound suddenly goes off by default. in other browsers such issue does not appear. only in firefox. what to do?

Asked by bobb5 21 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 18 hours ago

FF only opens up for about one-third screen

Firefox will now only up with a window about one-third the size of my monitor. I cannot find any way to change it back to filling the entire screen upon opening. I don't … (read more)

Firefox will now only up with a window about one-third the size of my monitor. I cannot find any way to change it back to filling the entire screen upon opening. I don't mean the full screen setting, just filling it top to bottom and side to side. If I hover over screen size icon, I get numerous options, but none allowing me to select wide screen.

Asked by debko900 2 days ago

Last reply by jamjak102 1 hour ago

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send tab to device doesn't work

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i kee… (read more)

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i keep the page open on desktop i can find it in the Library on iPhone. but that's kinda long-winded when it should be much easier.

Asked by Billy 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Using update 69.0.2, where did my bookmarks go?

The backup files don't even exist. The html file is gone from the HD of the computer. Launched firefox the other day and the bookmarks were just gone. Everything was rese… (read more)

The backup files don't even exist. The html file is gone from the HD of the computer. Launched firefox the other day and the bookmarks were just gone. Everything was reset-homepage, add ons, etc. I have tried all of the recommended fixes listed in the lost bookmarks questions and none solve my issues.

Asked by nerissa.borgen 2 years ago

Last reply by bcparadine 1 year ago

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I just signed up for Firefox Monitor. Most of the accounts it says were breached are ones I recognize, and I have changed my passwords. However, it also says th

I just signed up for Firefox Monitor. Most of the accounts it says were breached are ones I recognize, and I have changed my passwords. However, it also says there were d… (read more)

I just signed up for Firefox Monitor. Most of the accounts it says were breached are ones I recognize, and I have changed my passwords. However, it also says there were data breaches affecting two sites I do not have an account with at all (Whitepages and Verifications.io). What do I do about those, since I haven't got an account (I don't even know what Verifications.io is), so I don't have a password to change.

Asked by Mazzy 2 years ago

Answered by RobertJ 2 years ago

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add self-signed certificate to trusted certificates

There is a site which uses self-signed certificate which i have to visit everyday but since the certificate it uses is untrusted i am unable to connect to it without expe… (read more)

There is a site which uses self-signed certificate which i have to visit everyday but since the certificate it uses is untrusted i am unable to connect to it without experiencing some difficulties. How can i get rid of the untrusted certificate error

Asked by andrey.a23 2 years ago

Last reply by smarty 1 year ago

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When I download Firefox it is redirecting to an unsecured website download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net is this site safe?

Hello, Each time I try to download the new version of Firefox (70.0.1) it is redirecting to download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net however the link displayed from the right… (read more)

Hello, Each time I try to download the new version of Firefox (70.0.1) it is redirecting to download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net however the link displayed from the right click of the mouse is https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-latest-ssl&os=osx&lang=en-US

I am also trying to find out the file size of the dmg (mine says 72.5Mb) and the Firefox app which seems to be very bloaty in excess of 203.9 Mb

When I drag the Firefox folder to the Applications folder.

However I have gatekeeper set to Allow Apps downloaded from the App Store. YET Firefox opens without having to go into gatekeeper and make changes.

eg. "Open anyway" or "App Store and Identified developers"

Can someone confirm the following i) Current version of Firefox for Max OS X ii) The current size of the dmg iii) The size of the app iv) whether download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net is a a valid Mozilla.org affiliated website

Asked by deccles26 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago