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Lost work in browser

Firefox update required me to restart Firefox. I was unable to save a bunch of work I had done in a particular tab because Firefox seems to have refused to connect to the… (read more)

Firefox update required me to restart Firefox. I was unable to save a bunch of work I had done in a particular tab because Firefox seems to have refused to connect to the site I was working at until I update. THAT SUCKS!

Asked by Hugh 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Keep getting signed out of everything

For some reason I keep getting signed out of every website, sometimes while I'm still browsing the website. I tell it to stay logged in and remember me but it does not wo… (read more)

For some reason I keep getting signed out of every website, sometimes while I'm still browsing the website. I tell it to stay logged in and remember me but it does not work. It is particularly annoying with whatsapp because it considers each new login as a separate device. Is this a setting I can turn off? A bug on ublock or adblocker? please help

Asked by ascoggins333 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Full screen video doesn't take up the entire screen on MacOS 12.5 unless Firefox is in full screen mode

When expanding any video to full screen mode, the video does not occupy the entire screen. However, if Firefox itself is in full screen mode, then the video will occupy t… (read more)

When expanding any video to full screen mode, the video does not occupy the entire screen. However, if Firefox itself is in full screen mode, then the video will occupy the full screen.

I tested this on YouTube and another website's video player and was able to consistently replicate the issue.

See image to view the bug in action.

Asked by Hami 1 year ago

Answered by Hami 1 year ago

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only AARP website not using my browser Zoom setting of 120%

just happened today....only the AARP website is not using my browser Zoom setting of 120% it is using browser Zoom setting of 160% which is too large....I reset it on ea… (read more)

just happened today....only the AARP website is not using my browser Zoom setting of 120% it is using browser Zoom setting of 160% which is too large....I reset it on each page but it wont stay at my browser Zoom setting of 120% this happened a year or so ago....cant remember the solution

Asked by firefoxylady 1 year ago

Answered by firefoxylady 11 months ago

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Can I pay for real person suport?

I installed Firefox at work and set my personal email address as secondary to my business address. Well, I liked Firefox so much that I decided to use it at work and at h… (read more)

I installed Firefox at work and set my personal email address as secondary to my business address. Well, I liked Firefox so much that I decided to use it at work and at home - and I removed my personal email from my business account. Unfortunately Firefox is still recognizing my personal email as the secondary address for my business account and I am completely incapable of making a new account. My bookmarks and saved passwords are all different between home and work. I NEED two individual accounts, just like how I was using my browsers with Chrome.

Asked by MikeSr 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Font Change - Regular vs Troubleshooting Mode

Some fonts randomly use an ugly, blocky font for no reason. I've seen it happen on some web pages and PDFs but not on all. I have tried other browsers but it is a Firefox… (read more)

Some fonts randomly use an ugly, blocky font for no reason. I've seen it happen on some web pages and PDFs but not on all. I have tried other browsers but it is a Firefox-only problem. It doesn't occur in troubleshooting mode as shown in the attached picture. Any help to resolve this would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by sdhillon 1 year ago

Answered by sdhillon 1 year ago

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How to provide ownership information for a personal website

To get to the point; I would like to make myself available in order to supply the information needed to establish my own website from my own server. I don't want to be fo… (read more)

To get to the point; I would like to make myself available in order to supply the information needed to establish my own website from my own server. I don't want to be forced to buy the rights to my own intellectual property. When I make it known that I am interested in a specific web address for my own use this will be used to gouge my resources and just make me pay a fee for things I don't need. Mozilla says that my website is not secure but I have an SSL certificate and it even later admits that the information is encrypted. I'm not mad, I simply don't want to be bullied and wrangled into purchasing what I don't need. Nobody has the web address I currently have as my ServerName. The more I advertise it while I am working on it, the more likely I will be gouged or it will be stolen out from under me.

I've been working on computational engineering topics on my own for about a year and a half since I have been unemployed. I am interested in developing my own website, free and clear. I have gotten to the point that I can access what I have built on my local network. I run a Macbook Air and dual boot a tower with Ubuntu 22.04 and Windows 10. I built a website on Github but I want to run my own version on Apache from my Ubuntu OS. So far I have an Apache server running and I can access my website with the web address (httpS://www.example.com) I want from the Ubuntu tower. When I am on my Mac I have to type the IP address of the tower to access the site; the web address won't work. I can do the same thing from my iphone while in the house as well. I have created my own SSL certificate (though I am not a certificate authority). When I access the website on the tower with the web address, Mozilla bonks me with a security warning. It says that there is no ownership information, though when I made the SSL cert, I provided a lot of info. I have a legitimate company verified with the IRS (established Jan 2022). I have a paypal account for any financing I may need to do, though I don't want to support greedy ISPs that horde resources and spy on their clients. I can provide practically any info you may need and I appreciate any advice you can give to help me avoid paying through the nose for a pet project that will NEVER turn a profit, especially if it has any additional overhead. I was given the tower through a contract position and I want to use it to it max value.

All that being said, I appreciate a stranger listening to my problems and considering them for a thoughtful response. I understand you have a boss and you may need to say what you need to say. I will try my best to be respectful; though I am rarely respected.

Asked by TOKI 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Sign in window shows only a blank screen

I've been trying to sign in to pinterest, duolingo, etc using the 'sign in with google' option since my account was saved there. Whenever I click it, a sign in window ope… (read more)

I've been trying to sign in to pinterest, duolingo, etc using the 'sign in with google' option since my account was saved there. Whenever I click it, a sign in window opens up as usual, but it only ever shows a blank screen. No matter how long I wait, nothing shows up. I tried clearing cache, and it still didn't work. It worked before, but recently since the past 2 weeks, it became like this and I don't know how to fix it.

I have some extensions on my account so I'll list them out just in case one of them is the one making this problem: -Search by Image -Firefox Relay -uBlock Origin -DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials -TWP - Translate Between Pages -Ecosia


(Below is a screenshot showing what I mean by the sign in window being a blank screen.)

Asked by Soob 7 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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Pdf's being downloaded when I only want to view online

FF 113.0.2 Win 7 64 Bit When I read a pdf online it gets downloaded even though FF is set to always ask. When it asks I choose open with FF or open with Adobe Reader . B… (read more)

FF 113.0.2 Win 7 64 Bit

When I read a pdf online it gets downloaded even though FF is set to always ask. When it asks I choose open with FF or open with Adobe Reader . Both downloads the file to my download folder. It doesn't ask what foder to download to even though I have FF set to ask where to download to in settings/general

I tried setting browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel to false as here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370494 but it didn't help

Asked by GardenSurfer 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Screen goes black when playing some videos -

Screen goes black when some videos play - audio continues, but screen is black. I am sire this is a Firefox problem - I have successfully watched videos using BING brows… (read more)

Screen goes black when some videos play - audio continues, but screen is black. I am sire this is a Firefox problem - I have successfully watched videos using BING browser - same videos go black on Firefox. I have refreshed Firefox, cleared cache, restarted Firefox - cleaned cookies. Turned accelerator off then back on - because nothing changed. Does not do this with all videos, just some - some You Tube videos play, others do not. I have Windows 10 and McAfee Live Safe - all programs are current and up to dated.

Asked by edszeliga 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox

Hello, as of the last week, my Firefox wont open any Excel 365 scripts, pop-up windows are enabled, I have tried with my Firefox account in multiple different Windows 10… (read more)

Hello, as of the last week, my Firefox wont open any Excel 365 scripts, pop-up windows are enabled, I have tried with my Firefox account in multiple different Windows 10 PCs - none worked, there is no problem in other browsers.

What could be the reason?

Thank you

Asked by jan.pales 5 months ago

Answered by jan.pales 4 months ago

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Firefox freezing after latest Windows 10 update

After last nights Windows 10 update, Firefox freezes whenever it tries to load. At first, I would have to try loading two or three times before it would actually load my… (read more)

After last nights Windows 10 update, Firefox freezes whenever it tries to load. At first, I would have to try loading two or three times before it would actually load my home page. First try - Invalid applilcation, cannot load. Second try - loads Firefox with a blank home page, no searching; all bookmarks are inactive; only show "new tab". Third try - Firefox loaded BUT all Bookmark Folders have disappeared!!! Since then nothing is working even after updating it twice. I am still only getting a blank home page with none of the listed bookmarks being active. Each effort seems to bring about less and less function. Google browser is working fine, but I'm not found of that one - only use it as a backup.

Asked by pfg13 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Twitter videos and some other sites not working.

Since i have my new laptop, i do not get twitter videos, bbc news working. Youtube and vimeo does work! Guess its about html5? Have checked mediasource and javascript set… (read more)

Since i have my new laptop, i do not get twitter videos, bbc news working. Youtube and vimeo does work! Guess its about html5? Have checked mediasource and javascript settings in about:config and they are okay. Do not have this problem in brave browser.

Anyone has an answer?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by peter.terpstra7 1 year ago

Answered by peter.terpstra7 1 year ago

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dont you have any support for me

I need someone to help me NOW. I have very important medical information that I need to access and cannot get to AOL mail due to a box asking for a primary password emai… (read more)

I need someone to help me NOW. I have very important medical information that I need to access and cannot get to AOL mail due to a box asking for a primary password email does not work; foxfire password does not work. there is not way to make a primary password.

Asked by cbihon 9 months ago

Last reply by James 9 months ago

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Firefox freezes with sandboxie.

Hi! This is an old question, but now over the time i can be more specific with this problem. What i know now in windows 10: - with firefox ESR sandboxie works fine al… (read more)

Hi!


This is an old question, but now over the time i can be more specific with this problem. What i know now in windows 10: - with firefox ESR sandboxie works fine all the time (now I use v 115.8.0); - with current firefox (v123) what happens is, after install current version, every time i open firefox, it works fine, but if i select "pause forcing programs", to change something in firefox, this means open firefox without sandboxie, now the first time i open firefox again sandboxie, it´s freeze, and can´t use for this moment now firefox sandboxie. Only works without sandboxie.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by dfgds dff 4 months ago

Last reply by Paul 4 months ago

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MS Teams Repeatedly Opens new Tab

I opened a Teams meeting invite which opened a web browser page in Firefox. A drop down appeared asking if I wanted to allow Firefox to typically open the invite in the T… (read more)

I opened a Teams meeting invite which opened a web browser page in Firefox. A drop down appeared asking if I wanted to allow Firefox to typically open the invite in the Teams app. Normally I click no, but clicked yes. Now when I open a teams link it will repeatedly open the Teams invite tab in Firefox. I can kill it by closing the browser, but sometimes I have to do that 2 or 3 times.

I have managed to remove permissions for teams by clicking on the dash button on the teams page but it continues to do it. And when it's spam opening the tabs I can't stay on any page long enough to do anything as it prioritizes the new tab.

Asked by maxk369 6 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 6 months ago

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LOG ON TO usaa.COM WE ARE UNABLE TO COMPLY WITH YOU RE REQUEST

I AM UNABLE TO LOG ON TO USAA.COM. THE ERROR MESSAGE SAYS "WE ARE UNABLE TO COMPLY WITH YOU RE REQUEST." THE WEB SITE CUSTOMER SERVICE SAYS MY PASSWORD IS CORRECT AND T… (read more)

I AM UNABLE TO LOG ON TO USAA.COM. THE ERROR MESSAGE SAYS "WE ARE UNABLE TO COMPLY WITH YOU RE REQUEST." THE WEB SITE CUSTOMER SERVICE SAYS MY PASSWORD IS CORRECT AND THE SITE IS WORKING. PER THEIR ADVISE ALL HISTORY HAS BEEN DELETED AND THE COMPUTER HAS BEEN RESTARTED. THE SAME PROBLEM EXISTS ON ANOTHER DEVISE CONNECTED TO THE SAME WI-FI. PLEASE HELP. ACCESS TO OTHER SITES IS WORKING. THE SITE IS NOT BLOCKED AS FAR AS I CAN TELL.

Asked by wwrouzer 5 months ago

Last reply by James 5 months ago