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All addons disabled for being unsupported

Suddenly while browsing, I got a bar notification saying that some of my addons had been disabled because they were unsupported. Clicking the button took me to a page tha… (read more)

Suddenly while browsing, I got a bar notification saying that some of my addons had been disabled because they were unsupported. Clicking the button took me to a page that showed no addons, but linked to a page for Legacy Addons in which I found 25 of my addons (That's literally all but 2) have been marked as "not verified for use in Firefox" and disabled, despite literally all of them working mere seconds again and a large majority of them being obtained directly from Mozilla's official addon website! Firefox didn't even receive an update or anything, they just all randomly got flagged out of nowhere for no reason. Why are all of my addons suddenly marked as unverified and disabled, and how can I enable them all again?

(The uploaded image doesn't seem to be showing in the support thread, so here's a direct link https://puu.sh/Dnxlm/b471b782d7.PNG )

Asked by EasternSanarise 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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How do you completely turn off update checks in Firefox 64?

I just updated to Firefox version 64 and noticed that you can no longer turn off update checks. The only available options are "Automatically install updates" and "Check … (read more)

I just updated to Firefox version 64 and noticed that you can no longer turn off update checks.

The only available options are "Automatically install updates" and "Check for updates but let you choose to install them".

I administer a public access computer lab and don't want "A new version is available!" popups to appear while our patrons are using our computers.

Is there a way to turn off update checking in this version of Firefox? Perhaps in about:config?

Asked by thelibrarytech 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Ich habe alles auf Deutsch eingestellt (!), aber Firefox geht weiterhin davon aus, dass ich Spanisch bevorzuge!

Ich habe alles auf Deutsch eingestellt (!), aber Firefox geht weiterhin davon aus, dass ich Spanisch bevorzuge, da ich wohl Firefox zum ersten Mal installiert habe, als i… (read more)

Ich habe alles auf Deutsch eingestellt (!), aber Firefox geht weiterhin davon aus, dass ich Spanisch bevorzuge, da ich wohl Firefox zum ersten Mal installiert habe, als ich zusammen mit meinem Notebook in Spanien Urlaub gemacht habe und spanisches WLAN benutzte. Seidem bieten mir viele Platformen wie z.B. LinkenIn oder auch Google vor der Anmeldung immer nur Spanisch an. Was kann ich noch tun, um NUR noch Deutsch oder Englisch zu bekommen?

Asked by gxmx 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Need Preferences to allow tabs on bottom

Appalling Comments from Mozilla about tabs on bottom instead of top "With the number of user complaints from inept users who can't seem to follow precise instructions abo… (read more)

Appalling Comments from Mozilla about tabs on bottom instead of top

"With the number of user complaints from inept users who can't seem to follow precise instructions about using userChrome that "we" support volunteers (and Mozilla) are seeing here, I fully expect some limits placed in Firefox as to what userChrome can modify in future Firefox versions. "We" are recommending too many "fixes" for "restoring" real old features like "tabs on the bottom" that Mozilla killed long ago."

Yes, unfortunately I'm one of those inept non-programmer users and if you leave out essential steps in the instructions (like where to find your profile file) I can't follow them either. And why ask me to learn programming and spend 15 minutes fixing this? A LOT of people have requested this preference. How arrogant to belittle it. With every Firefox update my tabs below fix disappears again and I am left with tabs on top where I don't like them, and have to google again for yet another fix.

Please, please add this option to Firefox preferences.

Asked by angelfire4xx 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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What happened to bookmarks "Description" box?

In prior versions of Firefox, the Properties Box used to include a large text "Description" box where I could put login information and other details for that bookmark. … (read more)

In prior versions of Firefox, the Properties Box used to include a large text "Description" box where I could put login information and other details for that bookmark. Now, in version 62.0, that text box no longer exists. Old bookmarks that I have no longer have this information either.

I used this text box extensively and Firefox was the one browser that had this box. Now it appears to have been removed. Can I get this Description box back? Or do I switch to a different browser?

Thanks, Macbel

Asked by macbel 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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can't Print web page from FF 60.0.2 Quantum 64bit.

I was on FF 56 a/c ReminderFox extension,but finally got a calendar program I'm happy with.Since then i have updated to 60.0.2 Quantum 64bit .I can't print web pages NOW … (read more)

I was on FF 56 a/c ReminderFox extension,but finally got a calendar program I'm happy with.Since then i have updated to 60.0.2 Quantum 64bit .I can't print web pages NOW from FF(yes I tried other web pages,all the same)I CAN print from Opera&IE.I have aMFC-J875dw Brother.My system is a Dell XPS 8700 w/Windows 8.1 64bit.Any ideas?

Asked by timbo61 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I got my computer back from the shop and see that they have handed me over to Google. Firefox presence almost nil. Google scares me. Help?

I want to see Firefox in the browser box, not GOOGLE. I don't want to see Google anyplace but as a choice to use for a web search next to Yahoo and a bunch of others, as… (read more)

I want to see Firefox in the browser box, not GOOGLE. I don't want to see Google anyplace but as a choice to use for a web search next to Yahoo and a bunch of others, as it's always been. I've found out from past experience that when you give Google an inch it takes way more than a mile. I hate Google, don't trust it. I know it can provide all kinds of good things, but then when you hook up with it, that's when it pulls the rug out from under you. Never, ever trust Google. Google is evil. They remind me of the drug pusher on the school ground. Look what they did to Google images -- took them away. Also, my server (Spectrum) provides me with McAfee antivirus, but my computer shop told me that the computer would not allow Microsoft downloads with McAfee and so they installed Avast. Avast is annoying, always trying to get me to sign up and pay a lot. I'm wondering if the problem with McAfee is not caused by giving Google so much power over my browser and web searches. BTW, I'm not even sure what the difference is between a browser (like Firefox) and a search engine like Google, Yahoo etc. I just know that I like seeing Firefox in the browser box, and NOT GOOGLE. Somebody please rescue me from Google!

Asked by CAB4 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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How can I stop Firefox from stupidly updating?

Hello, I've gone through various steps to prevent Firefox 56.0.01 from updating to the newer, more disgusting 57+ version. The reason I want to prevent this is mainly be… (read more)

Hello, I've gone through various steps to prevent Firefox 56.0.01 from updating to the newer, more disgusting 57+ version.

The reason I want to prevent this is mainly because the (legacy) add-on tools I require do not work on the newer version. The old Firefox is superior for my purposes, even for things like watching streamed content, the new FF offers a nasty green bar through the top and bottom of some, but not all, videos. However, I don't require a 'fix' for this, it doesn't bother me that much (since everything works fantastic on FF 56).

Here's the steps I've gone through to prevent the nasty FF 57 from updating: - I installed Firefox 56 to another drive and modified the name to 'Firefox (old)' - I made a separate profile called 'old' with the necessary options such as 'never check for updates' and unchecked the use of a background service. Automatically update search engines is disabled too. - I also created a shortcut, pointing it to the 'old' profile, so that profile is loaded immediately after opening this shortcut. - I deleted 'Mozilla Maintenance Service' folder in the programs installation directory.

I also have these options set this way in about:config - app.update.auto - false - app.update.enabled - false - app.update.silent - false - network.prefetch-next - false - network.dns.disablePrefetch - true

Now, it's important to note that Firefox 56 is still working on my computer, it's still functional, not only this but it worked FLAWLESSLY for about a week but now; my problem is that every time I open it, Windows presents me with a UAC prompt where if I click yes, Firefox will FORCE update 57+ on to my computer. For this reason I must click 'No' on the UAC prompt and Firefox opens and then says "Firefox couldn't update :( Download new version here" on a notification pop-up in the top corner. Can someone explain to me why the developers are of such poor intelligence or; are effectively lying to the customer about being able to 'never check for updates'? And please can someone review the steps I've taken and tell me if I've missed something? Maybe someone better informed than I can tell me how to stop this dirty update system once and for all.

Asked by Transient 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Web site not viewable 2

I originally posted "web site viewable" and marked it as solved because I though it was a DNS issue. That was wrong. The problem is with Firefox. The web site "http://www… (read more)

I originally posted "web site viewable" and marked it as solved because I though it was a DNS issue.

That was wrong. The problem is with Firefox. The web site "http://www.flightofthephantom.com/what-is-an-imu" cannot be accessed when using a specific DNS FreeDNS. It however works when I use my ISP's DNS or Google or Quad9.

I know this is a problem with firefox because 1. Safari on the same workstation works for all DNS's 2. I created a new user account on the same machine and Firefox works in that new account for all DNS's

I have another Mac OS el capitain workstation which has the exact same problem. To correct the problem I completely uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox.

I still have Firefox on the original machine with this problem and I would like to know what is the corruption.

I have performed the following to correct the issue but was unsuccessful.

1. Refresh Firefox 2. Cleared Cached ,history and cookies 3. I have reinstalled firefox

What components remain after the above that would prevent operation of a specific web site (I believe there are other sites) via a specific DNS?

Asked by Mace2 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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How can I correct the issue with insecure content?

Lock with orange triangle appears on supposedly secure HTTPS page, indicating that connection is not secure. I can't find a solution on any of your help pages. Support … (read more)

Lock with orange triangle appears on supposedly secure HTTPS page, indicating that connection is not secure. I can't find a solution on any of your help pages. Support is non-existent. Explanations of problem are not helpful. I need a solution. No setting changes correct the issue. What can be done to secure the page?

Asked by Rafael Lecuona 2 years ago

Last reply by James 2 years ago

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unable establish a connection with following cipher suit "<Attr name="Ciphers" type="nstr" value="DHE:ECDHE:!SSLv3:TLSv1.2:!ADH:!aNULL:!AES128"/>"

duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1213709 - locking unable establish a connection with a server with following cipher suite "<Attr name="Ciphers… (read more)

duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1213709 - locking

unable establish a connection with a server with following cipher suite "<Attr name="Ciphers" type="nstr" value="DHE:ECDHE:!SSLv3:TLSv1.2:!ADH:!aNULL:!AES128"/>"

Tested server suite: All combination of DHE: ECDHE without SSL Tested browsers (successful): edge, Chrome

Firefox error: Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to 10.57.108.132:10443. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s). Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

   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.

Learn more…

Report errors like this to help Mozilla identify and block malicious sites


Type of connection: HTTPS

Asked by anurajsreenivasan 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How can I permanently disable the following firefox warning: "Your Firefox is critically out of date. An update is required to stay secure"

Is there any way to permanently deactivate the "Your Firefox is critically out of date. An update is required to stay secure" warning, despite the obvious of updating Fir… (read more)

Is there any way to permanently deactivate the "Your Firefox is critically out of date. An update is required to stay secure" warning, despite the obvious of updating Firefox, which in my case is not an option?

Kind regards, Marco

Asked by marco.castrucci 2 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 2 years ago

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https://youtu.be/GOMIBdM6N7Q

Page turning machine. Who is in charge of developing Rube Goldberg devices? Firefox should apply for the Guinness book of world records due to the unneeded complexity of … (read more)

Page turning machine.

Who is in charge of developing Rube Goldberg devices? Firefox should apply for the Guinness book of world records due to the unneeded complexity of the browser. They would probably lose out to Microsoft though.

Asked by rnboyd 2 years ago

Last reply by Happy112 2 years ago

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Help!!! You updated my Firefox and now Malwarebytes won't let me open the browser!!!!! Please respond --- this is an emergency ---

thread continues at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1202934 I need help. Firefox automatically updated by browser. Now I cannot access it. My Malwarebytes progra… (read more)

thread continues at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1202934

I need help. Firefox automatically updated by browser. Now I cannot access it. My Malwarebytes program has blocked the application. Please help. This is a real emergency!!!

Asked by lawrenceglever 2 years ago

Last reply by philipp 2 years ago

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Why aren't the web push notifications being synced to my phone

duplicate of /questions/1197248 thread. I am getting notifications from a forum website on mac in firefox but they aren't syncing to my phone. I'm sure they used to? I ge… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1197248 thread.

I am getting notifications from a forum website on mac in firefox but they aren't syncing to my phone. I'm sure they used to? I get email notifications etc from the phone on my mac.

Asked by sukpmp 2 years ago

Last reply by James 2 years ago

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Where did my bookmark folders go with new update?

I installed the new Firefox update this morning and when I click on the bookmarks icon at the top my bookmark folders have vanished. the only bookmarks I have are my rece… (read more)

I installed the new Firefox update this morning and when I click on the bookmarks icon at the top my bookmark folders have vanished. the only bookmarks I have are my recently bookmarked ones.

Where did they go?

Asked by lonegreywolf20 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Just updated to new Firefix. Is there a way to change the background color of the tabs?

My Firefox updated today and all of a sudden the color of all background tabs is black. I really dislike this, and I am finding it extremely difficult on my eyes. I did a… (read more)

My Firefox updated today and all of a sudden the color of all background tabs is black. I really dislike this, and I am finding it extremely difficult on my eyes. I did a search of help on how to fix this, and it suggested addons. I have no problem downloading addonns, but none of them are compatible with the most recent version of Firefox. Is there a way to change the black background of tabs so they're not so annoying? Thanks.

Asked by Lilliac 2 years ago

Answered by Happy112 2 years ago