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Specific fields not allowing paste

For the past year or so i have run into certain fields that will not accept a paste, whether by right click or Ctrl-v, and the behavior is consistent every time i try on … (read more)

For the past year or so i have run into certain fields that will not accept a paste, whether by right click or Ctrl-v, and the behavior is consistent every time i try on that specific website. For example, a payment section of our utilities where though i can Ctrl-v my routing number (also it can be filled by what i can describe as a saved autofill - when you click in the field and the entry appears just below), but i can not paste my account number into the account space by either method (right click or Ctrl-v - nor does anything show below the field when one clicks in it).

I have always presumed that this is an intended behavior by whomever coded the webpage for security, but i just plain old find it annoying. Any chance i am correct in that it is a coding option these days, and if so, is there any way to break it?

Thank you!

Asked by bem67 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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can't get torrent files to open in my torrent client

Hi I don't know what's happened to cause this, but for the last few days if I grab a torrent file online, I only get the option to save the file, no option to automatica… (read more)

Hi

I don't know what's happened to cause this, but for the last few days if I grab a torrent file online, I only get the option to save the file, no option to automatically open in my torrent client.

I have been to Firefox general settings, and Applications - "Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing" but .torrent is not listed. When I search "torrent" in the Applications search box, I get only "magnet" as a result, nothing for "torrent" files (see image).

Any advice on how to automatically open .torrent files from the web in my torrent client would be appreciated.

Asked by dave54321ac 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Windows defender detected a Trojan

Recently I did a full scan with Microsoft defender and it detected a file in the “firefox/profiles../cache2/entries” as a trojan:PowerShell/Meterpreter.A (And also someth… (read more)

Recently I did a full scan with Microsoft defender and it detected a file in the “firefox/profiles../cache2/entries” as a trojan:PowerShell/Meterpreter.A (And also something related to gzip I’m sorry that I didn’t take a screenshot of the message but I completely freaked out and deleted it immediately after scanning with the other AVs). I installed malwarebytes and Avast and did a full scan they returned with a no malware has been detected. In the moment I panicked and immediately deleted the file (I should’ve uploaded to virustotal to see its behavior and what it can do and change to my PC if it is indeed malicious). Then I did a full rescan using Microsoft defender and it returned with a 0 threats found. However, I only went to a couple of websites recently which as far as I know are safe such as msi, cpuid, I don’t go to shady websites plus I have ublock origins as an Adblock. My question is as follows how much percentage wise this Trojan is a false positive and if it is a virus how much damage it did (the thing that got me freaked out is that it’s a meterpreter)

Asked by wafeyo2691 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Windows 11 Audio fail, works on all other browsers

First time ever. Tested other browsers, sound works fine. Changed no settings when it suddenly went silent. Refreshed. Uninstalled/reinstalled. Nada/nothing. So to not fe… (read more)

First time ever. Tested other browsers, sound works fine. Changed no settings when it suddenly went silent. Refreshed. Uninstalled/reinstalled. Nada/nothing. So to not feel as if I've lost my hearing, I won't be using Firefox until there's a fix on their end, already tried everything suggested in troubleshooting and refreshed. It's just not playing well with Win11.

Asked by VeeVee 1 year ago

Answered by VeeVee 1 year ago

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Firefox printing with System print dialog

Since the last update to Firefox I have not been able to print using the system dialog. Only the new Firefox print screen comes up. How can I return to system printing … (read more)

Since the last update to Firefox I have not been able to print using the system dialog. Only the new Firefox print screen comes up. How can I return to system printing dialog?

Also the ability to set print quality in the Firefox print screen does not exist. I can do copies, black or color, duplex printing, etc but not set the print quality like draft, text, photo, etc.

I also have many forms I've setup for printing and I can't access these.

Thanks, Pat

Asked by patbarrmail 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Session Restore - a version older than the previous session

I had several windows open in Firefox. These have disappeared but I'm not sure exactly when it happened. 'Restore the previous session' does not help as it only restores… (read more)

I had several windows open in Firefox. These have disappeared but I'm not sure exactly when it happened.

'Restore the previous session' does not help as it only restores a single window. I need to go back in history (I have backups so can refer to older files if needed). I have checked 'session-store.backups' and have several .jsonlz4 files, ranging from early October to late October. The older versions are much larger.

Do these files contain my older session data? If yes, how do I load them to get the relevant session windows? I am not worried about losing any data since that time.

Thanks

Asked by janes1001 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Windows 11, Firefox v 100.0, Change Scrollbar Width

I went into about:config and changed the following values in order to widen the scrollbar: css. scrollbar-width was true changed to false… (read more)

I went into about:config and changed the following values in order to widen the scrollbar:

css. scrollbar-width was true changed to false idget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override was 0 changed to 100 widget.non-native-theme.enabled was true changed to false

Changing these values didn't widen my scrollbar. Without getting into coding, is there another way to make the scrollbar wider? (I changed them all back to the original settings when they didn't work.)

Asked by Denise 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox version 102 removed Edit and Resend Request (Console Tools) - and broke "Resend"

Using Firefox version 102: Open console tools and navigate to Network tab Right click on a POST request "Edit and Resend" is no longer an option? There is still the rese… (read more)

Using Firefox version 102:

Open console tools and navigate to Network tab Right click on a POST request "Edit and Resend" is no longer an option? There is still the resend option Clicking resend allows you to edit the request, but unfortunately the "Content-Length" attribute is not automatically updated like it was with edit and resend, so all requests fail after being edited. This is because the Content-Length header indicates the size of the message body, in bytes, sent to the recipient. When you add or removes bytes in a JSON request for example, it doesn't get updated. The attribute can also not be manually set. How can I use version 102 to edit and resend requests the same way I used to?

Thank you.

Asked by programming_all_night 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox prefers IPv4 address in a dual-stack environment

Hi, I'm using IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses in my home network. But Firefox uses always the IPv4 connection when I open a website. When I open the same website in MS Ed… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses in my home network. But Firefox uses always the IPv4 connection when I open a website. When I open the same website in MS Edge, the IPv6 connection is used.

I've captured the network traffic during opening a website in Firefox, which is reachable over IPv4 and IPv6. First I see two DNS queries (A and AAAA) for the domain name. Both responses containing the correct IP address, and they arrive nearly at the same time at the client. Next I can see the TCP handshake. But it's send between the IPv4 address only. No IPv6 connection was attempted.

When I run the IPv6 test at https://test-ipv6.com, the IPv6 resuls are nearly fine. Only the web browser test says "Your browser has real working IPv6 address - but is avoiding using it."

When I run the same test in MS Edge, all tests are fine.

So it seems that this is not a OS or network issue. It affects Firefox only.

What I've already tried:

  • Disabled all extensions
  • Created a new profile
  • Used the IPv6 address of the website instead of the FQDN -> Works fine.
  • Checked DNS cache of Firefox (about:networking). It contains the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses of the requested websites

I guess that Firefox prefers the A record for some reason. But I've no idea why. Has anybody an idea what could causing this?

Thanks.

Jas Man

Asked by JasMan 1 year ago

Answered by JasMan 1 year ago

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is there any way to hide the status bar (or pop-up) at the bottom left?

Hi, I'd like to get rid of the status bar at the bottom left corner. I know it goes away and it seems impossible to remove. But is there any way to remove it? I add an im… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to get rid of the status bar at the bottom left corner. I know it goes away and it seems impossible to remove. But is there any way to remove it? I add an image to show what I want to remove. Thanks in advance!

Asked by hyeseung97 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Credit Card Autofill

The credit card autofill shows all the credit cards but when I click on any of them it does not autofill. Ive used this hundreds of times before and it worked fine. I nev… (read more)

The credit card autofill shows all the credit cards but when I click on any of them it does not autofill. Ive used this hundreds of times before and it worked fine. I never changed any settings and the autofill setting is on.

Please help!

Alex

Asked by ad96321 1 year ago

Answered by YongHan 1 year ago

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Headphones not working with Firefox and only Firefox

1) When I played a video on Youtube with Firefox via my computer speakers, they worked flawlessly. 2) Then I plugged in my headphones via the headphones jack, there is no… (read more)

1) When I played a video on Youtube with Firefox via my computer speakers, they worked flawlessly. 2) Then I plugged in my headphones via the headphones jack, there is no sound. 3) I went to Windows settings and checked the volume mixer and tested the sound, the headphones worked. 4) I opened Edge and played a video on Youtube, the headphones work flawlessly. 5) I played a video through my media player, the headphones work flawlessly.

So my conclusion is that it is Firefox that is broken.

I closed Firefox and restarted it and tried steps 1 to 5 above, still got the same results. Firefox did not play any sound over the headphones while all the others worked flawlessly.

I restarted my computer and tried the steps again and still got the same results.

I also deleted Cookies and Site data from Firefox settings and still no luck.

Any suggestions?

Asked by chris1810 11 months ago

Answered by chris1810 11 months ago

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Unable to download PDFs in embedded pdf.js viewer

Example Site: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/media/pdf/genesis-school-inc-revocation-hearing but I've had it happen on several sites. On this page, I am not able to click the down… (read more)

Example Site: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/media/pdf/genesis-school-inc-revocation-hearing but I've had it happen on several sites.

On this page, I am not able to click the download button built into the pdf.js viewer and have it download - it clicks and does nothing. If I right click in the frame and click "Show only this frame", then I can download the PDF using that same button. Any ideas?

Asked by FrigginMcMonster 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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nie działa mi stronka onet.pl w waszej przeglądarce

Witam, Nie działa mi strona główna onet.pl w waszej przeglądarce, instalowałem kilkukrotnie nową wersję i ciągle jest ten problem wyślę ci komunikat "Coś poszło nie tak, … (read more)

Witam, Nie działa mi strona główna onet.pl w waszej przeglądarce, instalowałem kilkukrotnie nową wersję i ciągle jest ten problem wyślę ci komunikat "Coś poszło nie tak, odśwież stronę"

Asked by marcin.kosinski 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Firefox saves file when "Open with" is selected.

Hello! I used to be able to open a file (with a program) without it being saved. Ever since 98.0, the "open" option saves the file regardless. I even had to find a work … (read more)

Hello!

I used to be able to open a file (with a program) without it being saved. Ever since 98.0, the "open" option saves the file regardless. I even had to find a work around to get the "What should Firefox do with this file?" prompt.

Is this no longer possible?

Thanks.

Asked by zed 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Reader View icon missing.

READER VIEW icon is missing from the toolbar, and ENTER READER MODE is missing from the VIEW menu, even on sites/pages where it is enabled on my other computer. Firefox v… (read more)

READER VIEW icon is missing from the toolbar, and ENTER READER MODE is missing from the VIEW menu, even on sites/pages where it is enabled on my other computer. Firefox version 104.02

Asked by rob.riley 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Scrolling with the mouse wheel doesn't work.

Hi! I can't scroll with the mouse wheel in Firefox. It works fine in other browsers and programs. If I switch to Safe Mode, the scrolling wheel works. But if I switch b… (read more)

Hi!

I can't scroll with the mouse wheel in Firefox. It works fine in other browsers and programs.

If I switch to Safe Mode, the scrolling wheel works. But if I switch back to normal mode, the wheel does not work again.

I tried to switch off and switch on "Use autoscrolling" and "Use smooth scrolling" settings, but it didn't help.

Unfortunately, "Refresh Firefox…" and reinstalling browser completely did not help.

I am at a loss, please help.

Asked by izmai1 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago