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Cloudflare loop "checking your browser before accessing"

This issue is with me for some time now I guess 6 to 12 months, I have circumvented it by simply using other browsers that don't have the issue, it is only in Firefox. I … (read more)

This issue is with me for some time now I guess 6 to 12 months, I have circumvented it by simply using other browsers that don't have the issue, it is only in Firefox.

I have noticed that it seems to be a reoccurring issue for many people reading through help topics.

At the moment I am using: Mozilla Ubuntu Firefox 91.0

 Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:91.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/91.0

Starting Firefox in "Safe mode/Troubleshooting mode" through the "Application menu" -> "Help" -> "Troubleshoot Mode", doesn't fix the problem.

... "Did you check the date/time and time zone on your computer?" (As suggested in an older topic)

Automatic synchronization with an Internet time server, is set to "ON"
My "Time Zone" is set manually set to the correct "Time Zone"

Since the issue is only in Firefox and not in Chrome, Chromium or Opera, there is something that Firefox is doing that Cloudflare doesn't like or visa versa....

I have noticed in other posts that the blame is simply shifted to Cloudflare, but why do other browsers then not have this problem ?

Opening the no longer existing website (from another help topic here about the same issue), that is still known by Cloudflare, shows the problem if you got it too -> http://animedao.com/

See my uploaded screenshot to see it is only in Firefox.

Asked by allemaal_onzin 1 year ago

Answered by allemaal_onzin 1 year ago

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Google "before you continue" won't go away when I click 'I agree'.

Like many users, I find Google's 'before you continue' pop-up annoying. Because I automatically delete cookies on browser exit, it keeps popping up as it doesn't remember… (read more)

Like many users, I find Google's 'before you continue' pop-up annoying. Because I automatically delete cookies on browser exit, it keeps popping up as it doesn't remember my settings. I have installed Google Consent Dialog Remover, and it has been working well... until now.

I just did a search for a place, and tried to click on the map to go to Google Maps. The dialog intruded, despite the add-on. But worse than that, when I clicked 'I agree', nothing happened! I cannot get to the maps page at all. I've tried disabling enhanced protection -- no change. I've tried disabling various add-ons -- no change. I've tried restarting FF in safe mode, but the same problem persists.

I can't figure out how this is happening or what to do about it. Any suggestions?

Thank you!

Asked by BC 1 year ago

Answered by BC 1 year ago

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Firefox wont open file browser via websites

I'm running Linux Ubuntu 20.4 Whenever I try to use a website that has a browse button (e.g. youtube uploader, google drive, etc) I click it but nothing happens, no file … (read more)

I'm running Linux Ubuntu 20.4

Whenever I try to use a website that has a browse button (e.g. youtube uploader, google drive, etc) I click it but nothing happens, no file browser comes up.

As per previous discussions on this issue, I have tried Safe mode, refresh (in fact total new operating system and re-install of firefox) and disabling hardware acceleration, even turning off popup blocker and none of these have made any difference.

Asked by blackwhitehorse22 1 year ago

Answered by blackwhitehorse22 1 year ago

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Background on websites dark all of a sudden

I don't why (as i have not altered any settings). But now when i use Mozilla firefox browser, a lot of websites are being displayed with a blark/dark background. I know i… (read more)

I don't why (as i have not altered any settings). But now when i use Mozilla firefox browser, a lot of websites are being displayed with a blark/dark background. I know it is the firefox browser as it does not do the same if i use other web browsers. I tried looking up the issue and solutions. All i could find was some suggestion that websites are displayed according to the settings on my PC i.e if it is set to light or dark mode. I checked this and the settings have not changed. Also as previously mentioned, then if that was the reason, surely the websites would display dark when using another browser. I have attached a screen shot of the twitter website as an example.

Asked by TKTrooper 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Erreur Netflix F7121-1331

I got since yesterday error F7121-1331 when I try to stream any movie on Netflix. Netflix support said it's related to firefox. They said to uptodate firefox but I have… (read more)

I got since yesterday error F7121-1331 when I try to stream any movie on Netflix.

Netflix support said it's related to firefox. They said to uptodate firefox but I have already latest version (86.0).

Only other solution according to them, is to use an other naviguator. And, well, it works with Chrome, so it seems really related to firefox.


https://help.netflix.com/fr/node/100151?accordionCategory=mac_computer

Thanks.

Asked by pierrejossart 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Mozilla doesn't recognize certificate issuer

A site that I use several times every year recently wouldn't open. Response from Firefox is "Access Denied - Certificate issuer not recognized". Also kept getting bumped … (read more)

A site that I use several times every year recently wouldn't open. Response from Firefox is "Access Denied - Certificate issuer not recognized". Also kept getting bumped out of my email account and all my open tabs would close abruptly. The last may have been rectified but I still can't get into the website I want to access.

I've tried different browsers as well so I don't know if it's Mozilla only or my PC. Even if I type in https://www.(pagename).com, it displays as you don't have permission to access http://www.(pagename).com.

I changed nothing on my PC that would cause the problem.

Asked by Bcamp 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Can't access some website.

I cannot access to Facebook or Messenger on Firefox, when i open, Firefox said Secure Connection Failed. I got this error for a week,i have used Edge and Facebook still w… (read more)

I cannot access to Facebook or Messenger on Firefox, when i open, Firefox said Secure Connection Failed. I got this error for a week,i have used Edge and Facebook still work,pls help me.

Asked by Trung Kiên 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Refresh or Shift Refresh doesn't reload the page

I am a HTML, PHP developer, but lately I am going crazy because the browser doesn't refresh the page when I make changes in the code, apparently the page is refreshed fro… (read more)

I am a HTML, PHP developer, but lately I am going crazy because the browser doesn't refresh the page when I make changes in the code, apparently the page is refreshed from cache and is not showing the changes. Could You fix that Please. I tried the recommendations of press Shift and the refresh button and the Control, Shift, R, key combination, but that doesn't work. Thank You Very Much.

Asked by César Matelat 1 year ago

Answered by César Matelat 1 year ago

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Web MIDI Support

Will Mozilla implement MIDI for musical instruments? I went to sign up to the Yamaha Soundmondo web site and immediately upon landing on the web site I got this message (… (read more)

Will Mozilla implement MIDI for musical instruments? I went to sign up to the Yamaha Soundmondo web site and immediately upon landing on the web site I got this message (on the far right- SYNCH Web MIDI not suported Please Use Chrome) and took a screen shot of it. It wants me to download Chrome. There is no way on earth I am installing Chrome on any of my devices. Google knows far too much already. Any way to let Mozilla know Firefox needs this capability? I can’t be the only musician using Firefox.

Thanks,

Jerry

Asked by jerryc34 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Amazon not displaying properly

Whenever I go to Amazon.com the site displays in a micro format (about 20% of the screen in the center), too small to read at all. Yet if I use Internet Explorer I do no… (read more)

Whenever I go to Amazon.com the site displays in a micro format (about 20% of the screen in the center), too small to read at all. Yet if I use Internet Explorer I do not have these issues. I have cleared my cache etc (no luck) How do I fix it.

Asked by abqhudso 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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unable to visit http site

Hello, I'm not sure if I chose the right topic above. I'm trying to visit a site which is still using http. But Firefox is automatically redirecting to https, where of c… (read more)

Hello, I'm not sure if I chose the right topic above.

I'm trying to visit a site which is still using http. But Firefox is automatically redirecting to https, where of course it cannot resolve the site.

In settings, I have it set for "Don’t enable HTTPS-Only Mode". But still, Ff is redirecting.

I don't know. Maybe I should set for https only, and then enter an exception??

I have searched for a solution, but for every solution I find, when I look up how to do it, it says, before you try this, try that first. After about 5 rounds of that, I got too confused and gave up.

Oh, I also cleared the cache, but no help.

I've enabled all the extra info below. But let me know if you need any other specific info. Do you need the address of the website?

Thank you very much.

Asked by brynn2 10 months ago

Answered by brynn2 10 months ago

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Dark Mode/ Light Mode

Ive never noticed this until last night but how come when i use a theme it controls whether website pages i browse will be light theme or dark theme? is there a way to tu… (read more)

Ive never noticed this until last night but how come when i use a theme it controls whether website pages i browse will be light theme or dark theme? is there a way to turn this off? I have a theme on rn and i like it but i cant use firefox atm because certain websites i browse show up as dark theme and i hate that i just want them all to be light theme. Thanks for the help in advance.

Asked by Z 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Google Maps goes black (again)

Since a few days, when I visit Google Maps, after completely loading the page (roads and buildings shown for a brief moment) the map becomes wholly black with just captio… (read more)

Since a few days, when I visit Google Maps, after completely loading the page (roads and buildings shown for a brief moment) the map becomes wholly black with just captions still readable.

Doing the following didn't fix: Restart Firefox. Update Nvidia Drivers (updated yesterday to 466.11, didn't resolve). Disable every add-on and setting default theme. Disable Hardware Acceleration from settings.

THIS temporarily fixed: Entering Firefox Troubleshoot mode.

So I assume the problem is in advanced settings. There are TONS of settings there. Any ideas? I 'd rather not go through a Firefox Refresh losing all site permissions/fine tuning for cookie settings/blocked content for every site made in years. I'm on Firefox 88, Windows 10 64bit ver. 2004, GeForce 950M, Core i7-4720HQ, 16GB RAM.


I put "again" in the title since another question about this is marked as solved for Firefox 68/69. Needless to say, I tried everything from that discussion (such as switching gfx.webrender.all), to no avail for the present issue.

Asked by madclarky 1 year ago

Answered by madclarky 1 year ago

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NBA Games won't load in firefox . they work fine though in chrome and edge

Hello, I have problem playing nba matches on watch.nba.com (all the videos on the website included) I can play them fine in chrome and edge but firefox seems unable , whe… (read more)

Hello, I have problem playing nba matches on watch.nba.com (all the videos on the website included) I can play them fine in chrome and edge but firefox seems unable , when I click watch nothing happens. it stays in the same page and the same layout

Asked by . 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Using Google with Firefox is a new problem

I recently deleted all cookies & site data & now whenever I search for something using Google I get the following message (below) where I also have to fill out a … (read more)

I recently deleted all cookies & site data & now whenever I search for something using Google I get the following message (below) where I also have to fill out a Captcha in order to proceed. This only happens with Firefox. On the same computer I have Microsoft Edge which has no problem with Google search. What's the problem with Firefox? Will give up this browser if this continues.


Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot.

IP address: 192.145.114.55 Time: 2022-01-17T22:20:00Z URL: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox

Asked by rvhjjh 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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google sign in every time although firefox is default browser. why is this happening

firefox is my default browser but every time i want to open a website or my gmail i have to sign in to google first . always get a message from google stating that cookie… (read more)

firefox is my default browser but every time i want to open a website or my gmail i have to sign in to google first . always get a message from google stating that cookies are disabled on firefox browser and i must reverse this and make google my default browser . what then is the point of firefox if i have to do this every time i may as well stay with google chrome . how do i solve this so that i can log on to gmail and autotrader with firefox .

Asked by julianmoore035 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How to edit the source code of a local HTML file

How to edit the HTML-code of a local stored file been displayed in a tab of mozilla Firefox? In Opera 12.16 in context menu an menu exists for that. Could not give more d… (read more)

How to edit the HTML-code of a local stored file been displayed in a tab of mozilla Firefox?

In Opera 12.16 in context menu an menu exists for that. Could not give more details on that because the system admins forbid to use that outdated software a few days ago. In the settings of Opera I font an Option to replace the built in editor with my favorite Notepad++.exe.

In that context menu on line below or above a meneu entry allowed to call the W3C.org Verifyer of the HTML-source code.

This few simple things allowed me to edit some HTML and CSS files to create HTML pages on my notebook and copying them on a server in local network made a simply knowledge sharing project up and running.

Since I am lo longer allowed to use Opera 12.16 I am searching for a similar solution within the mozilla Firefox. version 88. While looking at and searching in the list containing over 1200 add-ons I have fount W3C Validator but till now no solution for the editing task.

Please help

Best regards

Stephan Weber

Asked by Stephan Weber 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox will not play Netflix, Hulu or Disney. Edge does. You recently updated my Firefox to 96.0 64 bit

Firefox will not play Netflix, Hulu or Disney. Edge does. You recently updated my Firefox to 96.0 64 bit. Netflix gives this error Secure Connection Failed An error occur… (read more)

Firefox will not play Netflix, Hulu or Disney. Edge does. You recently updated my Firefox to 96.0 64 bit. Netflix gives this error

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.netflix.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   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…

Asked by bach9112 1 year ago

Answered by Amelia 1 year ago

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getting annoying popups even tho popups is off; told to go to preferences? then content; then choose to rid of?

I contacted the Daily Mail newspaper because I keep getting their popup news alert messages even when I am reading my email. My Firefox popup blocker is checked. I compla… (read more)

I contacted the Daily Mail newspaper because I keep getting their popup news alert messages even when I am reading my email. My Firefox popup blocker is checked. I complained to the news paper and they gave the following message to get rid of these annoying messages. Here are their instructions to stop this on Firefox> 1. Click the Settings icon in the top right of your browser window and choose "Preferences" 2.From the left hand side of the page, choose "Content" 3. Under Notifications, press "Choose

There is no Preferences category under my settings icon. There is no Content on the left side of the page when I go to Settings There is no Notifications label from which to select Choose.

How the heck do I get rid of this annoying popup or notification or whatever the heck it is? Please advise. Thx

Asked by djmckay.dm 10 months ago

Answered by Dropa 10 months ago

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problem with text/font size on some websites since computer reset

I had to do a computer reset on my laptop back to factory settings, everything ok now except one annoying issue I cannot seem to resolve. Some websites I was using perfec… (read more)

I had to do a computer reset on my laptop back to factory settings, everything ok now except one annoying issue I cannot seem to resolve. Some websites I was using perfectly ok in Firefox before now show as tiny text/font size and or generally looks wrong (in firefox) and nothing I do seems to resolve the issue, for example I'm viewing some websites at 130% but some text on the page is still too small. I can view the same sites in chrome with no issues at all at normal 100% level, The best example I could give I can't paste here for obvious reasons, my hargreaves lansdown pension values text is all squashed together so individual text that shows on one line on chrome (correctly) shows as condensed into 2 lines in firefox, the text is big but the values beside it are not for example, any increase in the zoom level doesnt really resolve this issue, yes the text gets bigger but I shouldnt have to read it at 150% zoom !!! but 100% is waaay too small, and the values size is not in sync withe the text beside it. I count myself as fairly savvy technically, I've tried all sorts including clearing cache and cookies and checking settings etc in firefox but this one has me stumped, some sites work ok but it looks like Firefox may be struggling to cope with some sort of display extension that some sites are using to display some parts of their page Any ideas please ? Thanks

Asked by threeputt1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago