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Admin rights required to update firefox on 1 workstation

The relatively new computer (running Windows 10) used by a non-admin person keeps asking for admin permission every time there's a firefox update. I have several other wo… (read more)

The relatively new computer (running Windows 10) used by a non-admin person keeps asking for admin permission every time there's a firefox update. I have several other workstations with firefox and none of those ask for admin rights to be able to update. No solution found in several internet searches for this problem. I'm about ready to put Chrome on this person's computer so I don't have to go to his desk & enter my admin credentials for just a damn FF update.

Asked by craig84 7 minutes ago

forecast.weather.gov

Over last several weeks have gotten below when try to go to Forecast.Weather.gov site. Site works on Chrome. Disabled protection and allow pop-ups but still get. Firef… (read more)

Over last several weeks have gotten below when try to go to Forecast.Weather.gov site. Site works on Chrome. Disabled protection and allow pop-ups but still get. Firefox 103.0.1 64 bit on Win10 Pro 21H1.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?" on this server. Reference #18.640c3017.1660144556.1adb14d4

Asked by ken171 20 minutes ago

Missing bookmarks

Trying to help someone who has lost their bookmarks in firefox. I've tried going to the bookmark auto backups, then to restore, choose a backup. I get an error message "u… (read more)

Trying to help someone who has lost their bookmarks in firefox. I've tried going to the bookmark auto backups, then to restore, choose a backup. I get an error message "unable to process the backup file" when I choose any of the backups from the list. I've checked and found only the default profile on the system.

Asked by Andrew 38 minutes ago

can not access a page

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.dell.com/support/home/en-us/product-support/servicetag/0-dlhOU21zTEM0bWhXaU9seDRZZDFuQT090/" on this server.… (read more)

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.dell.com/support/home/en-us/product-support/servicetag/0-dlhOU21zTEM0bWhXaU9seDRZZDFuQT090/" on this server.

Reference #18.d71c2117.1660143555.3d69cdd0 at first it let me in and now it will not iwas able to get in then now i get this what is wrong here

I am tired of Firefox  not allowing me into pages
i think i may   start using Chrome

Asked by Mary 48 minutes ago

Dragon NaturallySpeaking add-on does not work

Since the latest update to 103.0.2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) add-on will not work and will not install, although the menu comes up to restore, this is inactive and … (read more)

Since the latest update to 103.0.2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) add-on will not work and will not install, although the menu comes up to restore, this is inactive and does not react. I never had any trouble with the previous versions. Can you provide a fix? Quentin Crivon

Asked by qcrivon 1 hour ago

Chat box

Hi: I use a web site and they have a chat box where I can get help . The chat box does not appear in Firefox . it does appear when I use Edge. I have entered the web sit… (read more)

Hi: I use a web site and they have a chat box where I can get help . The chat box does not appear in Firefox . it does appear when I use Edge. I have entered the web site in all the exception places. I just have not idea what's wrong.

Asked by jgiarrus 1 hour ago

Firefox loads different website languages every time

The problem is as follows: Every time I load some multilagual web page (Aliexpress, prestashop.com fox example) Mozilla loads the page in different language. After I chan… (read more)

The problem is as follows:

Every time I load some multilagual web page (Aliexpress, prestashop.com fox example) Mozilla loads the page in different language. After I change the language and load a new page from the site, the language is changed again to a random one. Every time I click a button or link, the language is changed.

Cleared cache, and cookies and everithing multiple times. After 3-4 days it does the same thing. Tried fresh install - after a while starts to do the same thing. Installed Firefox Developer Edition - after 6 months starts to do the same thing. Installed Waterfox on different PC - same as Firefox Developer - after 6 months starts to do the same thing.

Does anyone have the same problem? Why is it happening? Is it only me?

Asked by TEMPEX 4 hours ago

Last reply by TEMPEX 1 hour ago

Not saving password changes

Started with 103.0.1. Still broke in 103.0.2. It isn't auotsaving password changes. I have to go into saved logins change it myself. Always worked before 103.0.1. I have… (read more)

Started with 103.0.1. Still broke in 103.0.2. It isn't auotsaving password changes. I have to go into saved logins change it myself. Always worked before 103.0.1. I haven't changed anything on my end so I see no reason to suspect my equipment or settings. 3rd problem I've found since 103.01 came out.

Asked by 1musky 2 hours ago

Not clearing History

Dell 660. Win 10. It started with 103.0.1. Still going on with 103.0.2. I have it set to clear all history except site data when I close FF. It doesn't do that any more. … (read more)

Dell 660. Win 10.

It started with 103.0.1. Still going on with 103.0.2. I have it set to clear all history except site data when I close FF. It doesn't do that any more. My equipment isn't the issue because it always worked before 103.0.1.

Also starting with 103.01 and continuing in 103.0.2 - Doesn't auto save changed passwords. Again it always worked fine on this computer before 103.0.1

And of course the "Firefox exe has been blocked from accessing Graphics hardware" that I have a separate post on.

Asked by 1musky 2 hours ago

Telemetry pings are not deleted stack up over time -> 2GB saved-telemetry-pings folder

Hi, The saved-telemetry-pings folder in my Firefox profile doesn't get cleaned up of the old telemetry pings, and it just keeps growing over time. I have pings in this fo… (read more)

Hi,

The saved-telemetry-pings folder in my Firefox profile doesn't get cleaned up of the old telemetry pings, and it just keeps growing over time.

I have pings in this folder that are from October 2021 and I doubt this is a normal behavior.

It's not the first time this thing happen, and October 2021 is probably the last time I cleaned this folder.


How do I make it so it doesn't keep telemetry pings, but I can still use telemetry. I use the beta Firefox, and I'd like to keep some telemetry as some of the devs at Mozilla foolishly rely on the telemetry to slash features, when telemetry is so broken it's better set to disabled than enabled.

Asked by Chris M. 6 hours ago

Last reply by Chris M. 5 hours ago

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 2 months ago

Last reply by submarinerr 1 week ago

I can't restore bookmarks after refreshing Firefox. It says it can't process the backup file. When I try to restore using hte saved HTML document, it won't come up in the file window.

When I try to restore my bookmarks, it says it can't process the backup file. When I try to restore using the saved HTML document, it won't come up in the file window. … (read more)

When I try to restore my bookmarks, it says it can't process the backup file. When I try to restore using the saved HTML document, it won't come up in the file window.

Asked by Ascender 13 hours ago

Youtube videos won't play lately, but will in Chrome.

YouTube worked fine in the past, but for at least the last few days (likely longer) Firefox 103.0.1 won't play anything. Chrome works fine still. Other large transfers … (read more)

YouTube worked fine in the past, but for at least the last few days (likely longer) Firefox 103.0.1 won't play anything. Chrome works fine still. Other large transfers work fine.

Latest video I tried to play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkN8Aqb2IBc Is a DND group playing with an actor from The Outpost (TV show on CW)

In Firefox I see the initial video preview image, and after clicking to play I get a constant spinning progress animation but the video never plays. Turning on the debug overlay info shows plenty of download capacity detected (I forget the name in the UI) but very little ever transfers (bars further down).

Only oddity I can see in the debug info it puts in the the clipboard is the wrong Angle GPU. I have 2 x NVIDIA 1080ti's in SLI, and it sees a 980. Chrome shows the expected value instead. I filed a bug on the Angle project just in case. I looked on the Firefox about:support page with hardware acceleration disabled and it showed two webgl driver entries (1 and 2), both with 1080ti listed.

I tried disabling the performance feature setting and hardware acceleration (closed app then opened again). No difference.

Windows 10 x64, latest patches. Latest NVIDIA drivers through GFE (auto updates itself). Two Windows 10 graphics options are on (GPU scheduler and Variable Refresh Rate).

I've seen a couple notifications from Windows about Firefox "attempting" to use GPU hw acceleration, but I have no idea why it'd be blocked. Clicked it and it did nothing. I looked in my event viewer and didn't find anything useful either. I haven't manually set any applications to use a certain GPU. Integrated GPU from CPU is disabled in BIOS.

GPU isn't overclocked. CPU is barely. And I see no reason to think this is related. In the past I'd get reboots and event viewer errors. Even when it worked in the past I was similarly overclocked. All programs (diagnostics) I've run to verify proper functioning have passed.

Asked by EternalStudent 3 days ago

Last reply by EternalStudent 1 day ago

How to stop firefox automaticly opening ctrl+f - this happening any time i press any key

When typing any letter - ctrl+f popup opens and then starts searching - I have to press escape to get out but then this starts happening again for any window I have tri… (read more)

When typing any letter - ctrl+f popup opens and then starts searching - I have to press escape to get out but then this starts happening again for any window I have tried changing config to disable this but that does not work ? is this a malware - that cannot be removed ?

Asked by heyamig01 14 hours ago

snap firefox packages for Ubuntu Core 22.

1. How to install and run Firefox browser in ubuntu Core 22? As My experiment Firefox has the snap package. But it has the dependency its works in Ubuntu 22 Desktop Edit… (read more)

1. How to install and run Firefox browser in ubuntu Core 22? As My experiment Firefox has the snap package. But it has the dependency its works in Ubuntu 22 Desktop Edition.

I need the support/guidance to install and run Firefox in Ubuntu Core 22.

Asked by CheAnandKri 1 week ago

Last reply by CheAnandKri 1 day ago