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Using the 'Chat' facility on the HSBC website

Hi, Let me start with two points: (a) this is the first time that I've used this site, so if I do anything wrong please just tell me and I won't do it again, and, (b) I'… (read more)

Hi,

Let me start with two points: (a) this is the first time that I've used this site, so if I do anything wrong please just tell me and I won't do it again, and, (b) I'm no technician (I deliberately use Firefox because I believe in Mozilla's business principles, not because I think Firefox is technically superior to other browsers - although I'm quite prepared to believe that it is) but I can follow instructions. OK, so having said that …

I am using the latest version of Firefox [98.0.2 (64-bit)] on a bog standard Dell laptop under Windows 10 [Edition Windows 10 Home, Version 21H2, OS build 19044.1620, Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4170.0].

I have recently opened an HSBC bank account. If I try to access their UK online banking site (https://www.hsbc.co.uk/) using Firefox (which I should very much prefer to do than with any other browser), it is missing the most important feature of 'Chat' (the only sensible way of talking to HSBC without having to endure a half-hour wait). However, if I access it using any other browser (e.g., Microsoft Edge) the 'Chat' facility is available in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. Please note that with Firefox I am using a 'container' (called HSBC) - I don't think that Edge has similar facilities.

Can anybody please tell me whether I might have some setting or other (e.g., say something to do with 'pop-ups' which I think that the HSBC's 'Chat' facility uses) set incorrectly?

Thank you and best regards

John

Asked by the.sharps 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Can't connect with the just downloaded 66.0.4 version to virtually any site - Firefox won't accept ANY certificate! No problems with other browsers

Can't connect with the just downloaded version 66.0.4 to virtually any site - not to Google, not to NYT, not even to Mozilla - Firefox won't accept ANY certificate! Follo… (read more)

Can't connect with the just downloaded version 66.0.4 to virtually any site - not to Google, not to NYT, not even to Mozilla - Firefox won't accept ANY certificate! Following errors appear (examples): "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to addons.cdn.mozilla.net because this web site requires a secure connection. What can you do about it? addons.cdn.mozilla.net has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site. The issue is most likely with the web site, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it. If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the web site’s administrator about the problem.

Or: Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.nytimes.com. If you visit this site, attackers could try to steal information like your passwords, emails, or credit card details. What can you do about it? The issue is most likely with the web site, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it. If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the web site’s administrator about the problem.

The explanation is as follows: Someone could be trying to impersonate the site and you should not continue. Web sites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust www.nytimes.com because its certificate issuer is unknown, the certificate is self-signed, or the server is not sending the correct intermediate certificates. Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

No problems whatever with other browsers. I'm sending this with Safari.

Asked by gimchiguk 4 years ago

Answered by gimchiguk 4 years ago

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not able to sign in on my account or track packages on FEDEX website.

not able to sign in on my account or track packages on FEDEX website. I talked with FEDEX and they say to try another browser and when I do the site works. I have tried… (read more)

not able to sign in on my account or track packages on FEDEX website. I talked with FEDEX and they say to try another browser and when I do the site works. I have tried taking off enhanced tracking and restarting in safe mode I cleared cookies and all. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by leggettandassoc 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Malwarebytes website

I have been trying to get on the Malwarebytes website, but I keep getting; Your connection is not secure The owner of links.malwarebytes.com has configured their websit… (read more)

I have been trying to get on the Malwarebytes website, but I keep getting;

Your connection is not secure

The owner of links.malwarebytes.com has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected to this website.

links.malwarebytes.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is only valid for the following names: *.fortinet.com, fortinet.com Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN


This happens with all of my web browsers. Is it safe to allow Fortinet ?

Asked by FredMcD 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Website images looking all glitched.

My images look all glitched out and scrambled. It wasn't like this before, and I don't remember if I changed anything in my about:config. I've included what they look li… (read more)

My images look all glitched out and scrambled. It wasn't like this before, and I don't remember if I changed anything in my about:config.

I've included what they look like.

Asked by yumii 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Browsing on local development URLs derives on "Unable to connect"

Hi there, I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time… (read more)

Hi there,

I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time, I've established a new profile just for development purposes.

The local website I can't reach is "site.local.dev". My OS is Ubuntu 20.04 and that URL points to a local IP on my network (resolved via /etc/hosts file on my PC).

Funny thing is that: - In dev-profile: site.local.dev does not work => "Unable to connect" and the URL bar shows https://site.local.dev even if I force it to http:// - In personal-profile: site.local.dev does work :P

I have tried with CLI tools like "wget", "hosts", "ping", "telnet" and so on and the site loads ok. Even I have used Dillo (damn simple web browser) and the site loads ok also.

Things I've tried so far: - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011327 (similar issue, not exactly the same).

It must be a silly thing but I'm out of options now. Perhaps anybody has faced to this situation in the past: any suggestion on this issue?.

Thanks in advance, Ibon.

Asked by Ibon Castilla Varela 2 years ago

Answered by Ibon Castilla Varela 1 year ago

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No audio in youtube only

I have no audio in youtube when using Firefox only. Audio works fine in other browsers. I am tech-challenged and this has been going on for a while, but I now really ne… (read more)

I have no audio in youtube when using Firefox only. Audio works fine in other browsers.

I am tech-challenged and this has been going on for a while, but I now really need to use youtube, but do not want to use a browser other than Firefox.

Thank you.

Asked by pjvhout 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago

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User and passwords no longer working in some sites after refresh

Hi there, After a Firefox Refresh, one site I used to access everyday does not accept my user Id/password anymore. The site did not return any warning message like wrong… (read more)

Hi there,

After a Firefox Refresh, one site I used to access everyday does not accept my user Id/password anymore. The site did not return any warning message like wrong password. It just doesn't go trough when I hit 'enter'.

The same user/pw is still working well in Chrome. I asked for help on the site I could not access, but they have no issues like mine, and his system is regularly on.

I have already cleared all my history, cookies, everything. I have installed Firefox again. Nothing.

Any idea? Thanks

Asked by edubling 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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YouTube TV (incorrectly) says my browser isn't current

YouTube TV won't load in my Mac OR my Windows Firefox. Error: "Please use the latest version of Firefox to watch YouTube TV on your desktop." I'm running 99.0.1. Enhan… (read more)

YouTube TV won't load in my Mac OR my Windows Firefox.

Error: "Please use the latest version of Firefox to watch YouTube TV on your desktop."

I'm running 99.0.1. Enhanced tracking off. Extensions off.

YouTube support has been no help! Any ideas here?

Thank you.

Asked by s30 2 years ago

Answered by s30 2 years ago

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Amazon.com is coming up in Spanish on my Firefox browser

Hello, For some reason, when I go to Amazon.com on my Firefox browser it is now coming up in Spanish. This is the only website where this is happening. I have rebooted m… (read more)

Hello,

For some reason, when I go to Amazon.com on my Firefox browser it is now coming up in Spanish. This is the only website where this is happening. I have rebooted my computer, but that doesn't solve the problem. Also, if I go to Amazon.com on Google Chrome, it comes up in English. Is there a way that I can solve this problem?

Thank you

Asked by jpowel 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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Website Malfunction

I am currently using Firefox v. 100.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10 Home v. 21H2. Recently, I have been unable to get package tracking information from the website fedex.com, no… (read more)

I am currently using Firefox v. 100.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10 Home v. 21H2. Recently, I have been unable to get package tracking information from the website fedex.com, nor can I log into my FedEx account. When trying to track a package, the FedEx site displays the following message: "Unfortunately we are unable to retrieve your tracking results at this time. Please try again later." Likewise, when trying to log in, the site shows this message: "We are having trouble establishing a connection. Please refresh the page." Repeated attempts in both cases have failed. In the past, the fedex.com site has functioned flawlessly with Firefox. Moreover, I do not experience either of these problems with Google Chrome.

Please advise.

Asked by spenglertp 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Recent Firefox Update breaks multiple Login Portals on websites

After the most recent update to the browser, I am no longer able to successfully login to many websites. Example for me include: Xcel Energy, Aol Mail, my local City Util… (read more)

After the most recent update to the browser, I am no longer able to successfully login to many websites. Example for me include: Xcel Energy, Aol Mail, my local City Utility website and no doubt others I have yet to discover.

I know this is a browser dependent issue because Google Chrome is still able to access these sites just fine, but after the latest update to Firefox it no longer can.

It's able to load the login page and the site, but login in specifically returns either an error that shows on the webpage, or the URL displays some form of error code. Or in AOLs case it simply says "Uh oh. Looks like something went wrong. Please try again later." with a length authorization error code in the URL.

Any help with this would be appreciated. I've cleared Cookies, Cache, Active Logins and every other History Clearing option set to "Everything" as the length of time back to clean-up.

Like I said, this is a Firefox dependent issue due to Chrome accessing these sites just fine. I'd rather stick with Firefox over moving to Chrome but if no one can solve this problem then I guess it'll finally be time to ditch Firefox sadly, even though I've been using it since the early 2010s.

Asked by Daragoth 2 years ago

Answered by Daragoth 2 years ago

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When I try to go to youtube it says "Secure Connection Failed"

WHEN I try to go to youtube it says Secure Connection Failed and under that it says An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR … (read more)

WHEN I try to go to youtube it says Secure Connection Failed and under that it says An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

Asked by lnirupa72 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Online bank (KeyBank) wont let me log in even though my Firefox on Mac is updated

Hi, I wonder if someone can help me log into the KeyBank website. I keep getting this message: "Due to technical concerns, your current version of Firefox is no longer a… (read more)

Hi, I wonder if someone can help me log into the KeyBank website. I keep getting this message: "Due to technical concerns, your current version of Firefox is no longer an option for KeyBank online banking. Nothing is wrong with your account. You simply need an updated browser – like the most up-to-date version of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox – to sign on to online banking." My Mac indicates I have an up-to-date version of Firefox (78.10.0esr (64-bit) Thank you

Asked by nezyounow 2 years ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Grammarly.com not letting me log in

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted the… (read more)

Grammarly.com is not letting me log in because the continue bar keeps loading. It won't let me enter my email and press enter, nor is autofill working. I've contacted them, but the solutions they're telling me to do have had no success. I've already disabled other extensions to see if that was the problem, but it wasn't. I cleared cache and cookies, and I've also removed the autofill option as well. My firefox is up to date.

Asked by Kandyce 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Volume control not working on FF99.01 Ubuntu 22.04

FF updated yesterday with the new Ubuntu 22.04 (Pop) update to 99.01. Since the update the volume control inputs are essentially disabled on all web sites, and they defau… (read more)

FF updated yesterday with the new Ubuntu 22.04 (Pop) update to 99.01. Since the update the volume control inputs are essentially disabled on all web sites, and they default to max - even when muted.

Example - youtube - all videos play full volume Reddit - even muted videos play full volume

The volume can now only be controlled by the system slider.

The same behavior does not occur in other browsers - e.g. Chromium, Opera, etc.

Can anyone assist?

Asked by knussear 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Cannot load outlook mail on firefox

For the past few days I’m unable to login to my Microsoft outlook hotmail. Whenever logging in I would get the message “something went wrong” with “click to refresh”. I’v… (read more)

For the past few days I’m unable to login to my Microsoft outlook hotmail. Whenever logging in I would get the message “something went wrong” with “click to refresh”. I’ve tried refreshing the page multiple times, clearing all cookies, restart my old lab top. Still, the same something went wrong messages. Please assist. Thank you.

Asked by htxtrantran_n 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago