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browser is blocking 3rd party cookies

it worked perfectly fine until Windows update this week. I now can't watch lecture videos through my school's website. it tells me that the 3rd party cookies are blocked.… (read more)

it worked perfectly fine until Windows update this week. I now can't watch lecture videos through my school's website. it tells me that the 3rd party cookies are blocked. I have followed the suggestions of clearing history and cache, I've changed the settings to allow cookies completely. I've closed and opened website and browser. nothing helps. I don't want to use Microsoft Edge, but its the only browser currently where I can watch my lessons. please help

Asked by anna.f.alexander 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Impossible to install Firefox, error: VCRUNTIME140_1.dll

Hi, I can't install Firefox and I don't know what's going on here. Yesterday I installed the latest version of Firefox and it worked fine. Then, I turned off the laptop a… (read more)

Hi, I can't install Firefox and I don't know what's going on here.

Yesterday I installed the latest version of Firefox and it worked fine. Then, I turned off the laptop and the next day when I was going to use Firefox, it didn't load any pages. Edge was working fine, Chrome was working fine, but Firefox was not working. Trying to fix the problem, I decided to uninstall Firefox and installing it again. In order to clean even more the previous installation, I even manually deleted the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox folder to remove all possible traces. I restarted the laptop and downloaded again the Firefox installer. I don't know how, but the installer detected that I had already installed Firefox before. I unchecked restart Firefox and hit the button to continue with the installation. After this, was impossible to install Firefox again. I got a message saying that the installation cannot continue because the VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. The message said that this problem can be fixed by reinstalling the program, but that is not true, everytime I try to reinstall it, I get again the VCRUNTIME140_1.dll error.

After this, the installation stops and the Firefox icon appears on the desktop, but it doesn't install properly the software and when I open it, I cannot browse the Internet.

Do you know what's going on here and how to solve this?

Cheers

Asked by mrmister23 4 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

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Firefox is managed by organization

Hello, I am using a personal PC. So I don't require the Firefox to be managed by an organization. In settings it shows "Your browser is being managed by your organization… (read more)

Hello, I am using a personal PC. So I don't require the Firefox to be managed by an organization. In settings it shows "Your browser is being managed by your organization" . On clicking on it, it says "The Enterprise Policies service is active but there are no policies enabled". I have attached screenshots for the same. Does any one know how to resolve this bug?


edit: fixed formatting cause by space before I am

Asked by Gourav 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Extremely urgent

I just allowed an update to my computer from Mozilla called software updater and now I can't use duckduckgo to search the web. I had to use google to get to this page for… (read more)

I just allowed an update to my computer from Mozilla called software updater and now I can't use duckduckgo to search the web. I had to use google to get to this page for help. Let me know right away how to remove the mozilla updater from my computer and get back to the firefox browser that works. This is interfering with my web searches and banking. This is extremely urgent.

Asked by alubbers 4 days ago

Answered by TNorth 4 days ago

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Bing SafeSearch resets to Moderate

Firefox keeps resetting Bing SafeSearch back to Moderate. This change occurs with every single search and the problem has only begun since in the last week to 10 days (it… (read more)

Firefox keeps resetting Bing SafeSearch back to Moderate. This change occurs with every single search and the problem has only begun since in the last week to 10 days (it is now 1/21/2022.) I have cleared all histories and cookies and even gone as far as to completely reset my computer. It happens on all my PC computers, Win 10 and Win 11. It happens with all combinations of my Firefox profiles and all of my MS accounts. It happens when I'm not signed into any Firefox profile or Bing account. It happens in normal mode as well as private mode. It happens only with Firefox. It does not happen with Edge or Chrome. This is very clearly a conflict between Firefox and Bing SafeSearch.

Asked by Pickled Caribou 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Firefox CSS question: putting navbar at top of browser, in line with Menu bar

Hello. Before the "proton" update to the Firefox UI, I had nicely saved space in my browser by putting the navbar up on the same level with the menu bar which is able to … (read more)

Hello. Before the "proton" update to the Firefox UI, I had nicely saved space in my browser by putting the navbar up on the same level with the menu bar which is able to make the UI area of Firefox take up less vertical space on my screen. Proton broke this however, so I reverted.

What sort of userchrome.css code do I now need to use in order to put the menu bar and navbar on the same level, like the attached image?

Asked by zach.heise 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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pressing any key on the keyboard while in browser causes taskbar to pop in and out

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tri… (read more)

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tried the refresh and this did not work

Asked by Inkeri 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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If you're a userChrome.css user and your tab height increased on 96.0.2...

If you use userChrome.css to customise the tab toolbar, you might see the height of the tabs increase with Firefox 96.0.2. For me the fix was to add an entry to userChro… (read more)

If you use userChrome.css to customise the tab toolbar, you might see the height of the tabs increase with Firefox 96.0.2. For me the fix was to add an entry to userChrome.css:

   #tabbrowser-tabs:not([secondarytext-unsupported]) .tab-label-container {
     height: initial !important;
   }

This counteracts a change in 96.0.2 which sets the height of that element to 2em.

Asked by pg_78 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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I Can't Put Bookmarks on the Bookmarks Toolbar

I just bought a new computer with Windows 11 and downloaded the latest version of Firefox. I have the Bookmarks Toolbar set to always show and it is showing, but I canno… (read more)

I just bought a new computer with Windows 11 and downloaded the latest version of Firefox. I have the Bookmarks Toolbar set to always show and it is showing, but I cannot drag bookmarks to the toolbar. Nor can I create folders on the Toolbar. I can drag bookmarks and create folders in the Bookmarks Toolbar in the Bookmarks drop down menu, but they do not show up on the Toolbar itself. Help please.

Asked by rsrosenberg54 4 days ago

Answered by rsrosenberg54 4 days ago

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How to stop firefox automaticly opening ctrl+f

So I make games and one thing that bugs me a lot is when i make a game controlled by WASD, when i try to move, it opens up the Find menu. Is there a simple fix that I can… (read more)

So I make games and one thing that bugs me a lot is when i make a game controlled by WASD, when i try to move, it opens up the Find menu. Is there a simple fix that I can do to stop this?

Asked by Echo 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Settings Not Staying Set

Okay, so...hopefully somebody here can help me from going, "Mhhmmm! Grrrrrrr!" every time I wanna search something. So here's what's up... I go to my home page, b… (read more)

Okay, so...hopefully somebody here can help me from going, "Mhhmmm! Grrrrrrr!" every time I wanna search something.

    So here's what's up...

I go to my home page, bing.com. I type in a search, and because it pertains to the issue at hand, lets suppose the search was adult oriented, or something that would make you want to change the search safety settings from its default of 'Moderate' to 'Off', as you want it to be. Cool. Great. Sweet, its off, now I can continue.....Buuuuut, no! Nope. See,...{sigh}.....okay, so lets back up a few steps and right now we're at the moment when we had switched 'Moderate' to 'Off'. Okay! So,....now lets say that you want to filter down your search results. So, we navigate over to the right-hand side of the page, we click 'Filter', we select our filter, the pag loads, annnnnd AHHHHHH DAMMIT TO HELL!! It's back set to 'Moderate'. And it will continue to do this when for whatever reason the page needs to reload. Its driving me.......{sigh & steps back}....Ooohh, okay, well.....suffice to say, the issue needs resolving. Like,....NOW! Please.  :-D It almost slipped my mind, but, for the sake of knowing what kind of suggestions you may give,.... Let me just throw out there that I am no 'computer noob'. The last time I went to buy a new desktop computer, I wasn't a member of Camp Cow! What I'm tryin' to say is, I'm no programmer, but I'm quite 'puter knowledgeable. I remember as a kid, getting bored and walking into the den where my dad (former IBM guy) was sitting there, mumbling outloud to himself, "...Wha...? Whaddaya mean, 'Bad command or file name? ...Doesn't make any sense...". I sat down to watch him try & fix the computer, I told 'em I was bored, he said, "Bored, huh? Yeah,....that'll happen sometimes." Gets up from his chair, plants his hand on the backrest, stands up and does this sorta,...two and a half step, 'walk' across the room to the closet, which is like, two feet from me.... Still with his one hand on the chair's back rest, with the other, he reaches up into the closet to the little book shelf in there, grabs a book I've seen him use a number of times before, takes it down, half pulls * half 'back steps' back into his chair, playfully flings his book holding hand toward me. It lands in my lap with a sh-mack! of my pants, and my dad being completely serious, he's not joking in the least says to me, "Here. Read this. It's good to know." The infamous book? The user's manual for MS-DOS 5. ...Hmm,...it might of been 6.2. My dad was teaching me DOS commands when I was 8. Heh!.... I'm sorry, that went a bit longer than I had imagined. Well, I guess I'll chalk it up to, 'Taking the opportunity to tell a 'I remember when' story about my dad. He died last year. November 8th. He was 86. Best dad you could ever know.

 Hey thank you in advance, if you're able to help.  Thanks & take care!

Darren Pierazek [email removed from public] Also, you can find me & msg me on Facebook

Asked by Scratchy 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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i can't login to my add-on account: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/user/17223206/

i can't login to my add-on account: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/user/17223206/ every time i click on log in it sends me to a normal sign in page: https://fil… (read more)

i can't login to my add-on account: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/user/17223206/ every time i click on log in it sends me to a normal sign in page: https://files.catbox.moe/ap80cq.png then i click on sign in and it throws me to another page: https://files.catbox.moe/eyea5d.png from there it doesn't work as it should i completed the 2fa setup by scanning the qr, it shows up on my google authenticator but when i enter the 6 digit codes its generating in the login page, it just says they are invalid (they are not. i tried it like 50+ times): https://files.catbox.moe/8zxns6.png i tried using the other method as well same thing happens: https://files.catbox.moe/i8esej.png

i can login fine in places where it doesn't require me to enable 2fa like https://accounts.firefox.com/ i tried enabling 2fa from there (through my account's settings but the same thing happens): https://files.catbox.moe/onm1yw.png

note: by 2fa i mean Two-step authentication

Asked by Rim 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox stuck in dark mode with a custom theme

I have been using the same custom theme for the past 3 years or so on both my windows 10 pro and dual boot Ubuntu 20.04. Recently, my windows 10 pro firefox started going… (read more)

I have been using the same custom theme for the past 3 years or so on both my windows 10 pro and dual boot Ubuntu 20.04. Recently, my windows 10 pro firefox started going into dark mode all of a sudden without me changing ANYTHING. The system theme and everything else stays the same. Then about 5 days later, my Ubuntu 20.04 firefox started to inherit this stupid dark mode as well. I have tried _ setting ui.systemUsesDarkTheme to 0 (number value) in about:config _ Changing to other custom color themes, and they all went into dark mode. _ Refresh Firefox _ Reinstall Firefox

When I went into "Ads on & theme" tabs, changing to system theme, it picks up the white theme mode. But Youtube webpage system theme mode pick up the dark theme mode.

Asked by Hekate 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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I now have "old firefox data" files on my desktop. I appear to have lost all of my data on the browser after an update. How do I restore the files?

Something happened to the Firefox browser (Windows 10) that caused a file named "old firefox data" to appear on my desktop. My passwords, bookmarks and other data have di… (read more)

Something happened to the Firefox browser (Windows 10) that caused a file named "old firefox data" to appear on my desktop. My passwords, bookmarks and other data have disappeared in the browser. How do I restore them?

Asked by t.hankinson 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Change of background colour

Firefox update has changed my background colour without my permission and due to failing eyesight I can barely read anything. I have tried to change the background colou… (read more)

Firefox update has changed my background colour without my permission and due to failing eyesight I can barely read anything. I have tried to change the background colour as per instructions but it will not revert to my original setting

Asked by hbaird38 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Google, Microsoft Outlook

I am not able to access Google Mail and other related Google apps. Also, I am not able to access Microsoft Outlook. I get this message: Secure Connection Failed An erro… (read more)

I am not able to access Google Mail and other related Google apps. Also, I am not able to access Microsoft Outlook. I get this message:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.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 jamesmjohnson1959 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Startup/home pages

I had 2 work pages set up as my startup pages. It now just goes to the default startup. I cannot find how to retrieve the old home/startup pages or how to set them. … (read more)

I had 2 work pages set up as my startup pages. It now just goes to the default startup. I cannot find how to retrieve the old home/startup pages or how to set them.

Asked by deanmaynard 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago