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McAfee antivirus

Today I started getting repeated notifications, every 5 to 10 min or so, that my McAfee subscription has expired, my credit card has been rejected, and that my computer i… (read more)

Today I started getting repeated notifications, every 5 to 10 min or so, that my McAfee subscription has expired, my credit card has been rejected, and that my computer is infected. I do not use McAfee, either in Firefox or on my computer. I use the security suite that comes with Windows. I cannot stop these messages from appearing, and disabling notifications from McAfee in the messages does no good, the notifications just keep coming. HOW DO I MAKE THEM GO AWAY? They must be SPAM because I've never had a McAfee product on this machine, EVER. Thank you so much for the help, Dave Templeton

Asked by Dave Templeton 1 week ago

Answered by Dave Templeton 6 days ago

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cant find "panel and scroll down to the Forms and Autofill section."

i cant find panel and scroll down to the Forms and Autofill section. and i want to delete the auto fill emails i get popped up when i want to type an email anywhere pleas… (read more)

i cant find panel and scroll down to the Forms and Autofill section. and i want to delete the auto fill emails i get popped up when i want to type an email anywhere please help

Asked by AKnowthreat 1 week ago

Answered by AKnowthreat 1 week ago

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FIREFOX STOPPED WORKING

Firefox on Windows 10 desk top suddenly stopped working with error message XUL Runner Error. platform version 127.0.1 not compatible with Min version >= 127.0 Max ve… (read more)

Firefox on Windows 10 desk top suddenly stopped working with error message

XUL Runner Error. platform version 127.0.1 not compatible with Min version >= 127.0 Max version <=127.0

N.B. This is another machine - not this lap top

Please advise

Asked by tt1868tda 3 weeks ago

Answered by tt1868tda 3 weeks ago

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Unable to restore old session even after following all instructions I could find

I was using Firefox when suddenly it was no longer there. When I clicked on the icon, it reopened, with all my bookmarks and history, but no tabs! I stupidly shut it down… (read more)

I was using Firefox when suddenly it was no longer there. When I clicked on the icon, it reopened, with all my bookmarks and history, but no tabs! I stupidly shut it down again. The forums all said to just go to History > Restore Previous Session, only there was no such option in History. I tried to do a Windows System Restore to several days ago, but it keeps failing and suggesting that I turn off my anti-virus, which I have. Further reading in the Mozilla forums said to take an old upgrade.jsonlz4-20240618110440 (or whatever date) file from the sessionstore-backups folder and move it into the main profile folder and rename it sessionstore.jsonlz4 (I can no longer use the recovery.jsonlz or previous.jsonlz files because I'd stupidly shut down Firefox after it had loaded with no tabs). I have done this and restarted Firefox, but still get no tabs. That file is huge (22MB) and I've examined its contents and can verify that the tabs are there. So why isn't Firefox reading it when I run it and displaying my tabs? I did see that other people on the forums had this problem but I didn't see a solution. One remote possibility may be that my current version is 127.0.2 (64-bit), while the upgrade.jzonlz... file was clearly generated as a snapshot of when the version was 127.0.1. What can I do to restore my tabs, in light of the fact that I don't have a recovery.jsonlz or previous.jsonlz file with the tabs any more and Windows System Restore is unable to restore my system to several days ago?

Asked by summit_ca 1 week ago

Answered by summit_ca 1 week ago

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firefox setup 127.0.2.exe offline installer fails with message about "extraction failed" and popup "file is corrupt"

firefox setup 127.0.2.exe offline installer fails with message about "extraction failed" and popup "file is corrupt". Windows explorer shows file properties and a signat… (read more)

firefox setup 127.0.2.exe offline installer fails with message about "extraction failed" and popup "file is corrupt".

Windows explorer shows file properties and a signature for mozilla.

Is there a way to manually unpack the .exe? Someplace that issues are logged with more data (which file is corrupt?) There is a progress bar that flashes by part way, then a popup window with the file corrupt message.

(Trying to update to hopefully get rid of some crashes.)

Is there a hash for that .exe I could check?

Asked by BryanWillman 1 week ago

Answered by BryanWillman 1 week ago

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Youtube slow only on firefox

YouTube all of a sudden started to slow down and only be able to load videos fast enough in 360p resolution, I tried watching YouTube on Microsoft edge and YouTube handle… (read more)

YouTube all of a sudden started to slow down and only be able to load videos fast enough in 360p resolution, I tried watching YouTube on Microsoft edge and YouTube handled 1080p easily there, I have cleared the cash and made sure my Firefox and Windows are up to date and still the issue persists.

this only seams to occur on YouTube as amazon prime and speed test works without issues

Asked by nadum8 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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Lost functionality of shortcuts on default home page

Hi there! After a short elektricity blackout my PC was rebooted and I lost functionality of shortcuts on Mozilla default home page, turning on or off this shortcuts leads… (read more)

Hi there! After a short elektricity blackout my PC was rebooted and I lost functionality of shortcuts on Mozilla default home page, turning on or off this shortcuts leads nowhere and just move search bar.

Asked by chaotixhaotix 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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F6 does not "Focus Search Field in Library" any longer?

Hello, when in the library, pressing F6 is meant to "Focus Search Field". This is documented at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-ta… (read more)

Hello, when in the library, pressing F6 is meant to "Focus Search Field". This is documented at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly

However, since a recent update this no longer works. Instead, pressing F6 now switches the keyboard focus to the lefthand tree pane. A further press of shift+tab is needed to move to the search box.

My questions are: Has F6 stopped jumping to the library search box for anyone else? If so, was this a deliberate design choice? Does anyone know of an alternate keyboard shortcut to jump to the searchbox? Finally, is there anyway to revert to the old F6 behaviour?

Even if you can only answer the first question that would help, so I can determine whether or not it is just my Firefox. Although I have already tested in a brand new profile with the same results.

Thanks.

Asked by TechHorse 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Facebook Messenger Video Calling/Chat

Hello. I am not familiar with this end to end encryption that Facebook now does for Messenger but now when I try to use Video Calling/Chat it tells me it is not supported… (read more)

Hello. I am not familiar with this end to end encryption that Facebook now does for Messenger but now when I try to use Video Calling/Chat it tells me it is not supported by my browser, Firefox. I have never had any problems with it before. Is there a fix? Thanks

Asked by wolfdad 1 month ago

Answered by wolfdad 1 month ago

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Firefox Screenshot Title Issue

When I used to take screenshots, they would be automatically named with the date, time, and part of the text captured regardless of language. A few days ago and with no r… (read more)

When I used to take screenshots, they would be automatically named with the date, time, and part of the text captured regardless of language. A few days ago and with no reason I can discern, it now saves any non-English screenshots with something like this "Screenshot 2024-06-23 a[...].png" instead of "Screenshot 2024-06-22 at 08-02-28 Politics Policy Polit[...].png" (usual for English text and what I used to get with all languages).

Which means I have to manually rename screenshots. Does anyone know how I can fix this because I am working on a project with lots of screenshots for topics from different languages?

Asked by AA 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Mozilla Crash Reporter Constantly Popping Up...

My issues: 1) Every time I close Firefox I get the Mozilla Crash Reporter telling me that Firefox has crashed. Sometimes I even get the Mozilla Crash Reporter when I sta… (read more)

My issues:

1) Every time I close Firefox I get the Mozilla Crash Reporter telling me that Firefox has crashed. Sometimes I even get the Mozilla Crash Reporter when I start Firefox. But Firefox is still there.

2) When I turnoff my Comodo Firewall, Firefox has no Internet connection.

I have done clean uninstalls/reinstalls over and over. I go thru and adjust settings. My other browsers work fine, including WaterFox, WaterFox Classic, and Vivaldi.

I tried turning off my security software to test. Specifically exiting Comodo Firewall seems to have caused Firefox to not have an Internet connection. All other browsers have Internet access except Firefox. And the Crash Reporter cannot "report" when the Firefox Internet connection does not work, though I did have it report many times when the connection DID work.

One other clue: In Task Manager I see that even though I have closed Firefox, there over 20 instances of it still running. When I try to open it again, I get the "Firefox already running" error message. When I try to kill these instances/processes many will not close.

This problem has been persistent for more than half a year since I built my new PC. I am on Windows 10 LTSC. Besides Comodo Firewall, Emsisoft Anti-Malware is my main anti-malware.

Please help! Thank you!

Asked by bigcat21 1 week ago

Answered by bigcat21 1 week ago

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Blurry images on Google Images

Firefox 127.0.2 (64 bit), Windows 10, all extensions disabled. Tested also with a clean portable version (same Firefox version). In private mode, on Google Images, … (read more)

  • Firefox 127.0.2 (64 bit), Windows 10, all extensions disabled.
  • Tested also with a clean portable version (same Firefox version).

In private mode, on Google Images, large images (in the preview pane: if you click on an image in the search results) are sometimes (but not always) blurry. This is not the case in the "normal", nonprivate mode.

It works fine on Android, and other browsers also work fine. I have had this issue for a very long time now, but only now realized that it's a private-mode issue.

Example, which is reproducible for me: Search "site:linkedin.com new york" on Google Images and pick an image with a sufficiently large resolution.

Asked by shipman 2 weeks ago

Answered by MarkRH 1 week ago

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Sync Not working

Sync just does NOT work. I installed FF on my Mac brand new and fresh... brand new machine. Signed into Sync. NOTHING. After 6-7 HOURS... nothing. It just gets NOTHING A… (read more)

Sync just does NOT work. I installed FF on my Mac brand new and fresh... brand new machine. Signed into Sync. NOTHING. After 6-7 HOURS... nothing. It just gets NOTHING AT ALL from my Windows Desktop.

I've signed out of ALL Firefox/Mozilla sync sessions... signed in clean- all browsers are up to date. And the about:sync-log page shows a LONG streak of errors... NON STOP ERRORS.

Why?! Why can't we just sync extensions to install and bookmarks across machines? How is this that hard for Mozilla?!

The sync-log page list: File:error-sync-1714085057059.txt 6 KB 4/25/2024 17:44:17 File:error-sync-1714088658041.txt 18 KB 4/25/2024 18:44:18 File:error-sync-1714189161327.txt 6 KB 4/26/2024 22:39:21 File:error-sync-1714498425099.txt 13 KB 4/30/2024 12:33:45 File:error-sync-1714588968223.txt 10 KB 5/1/2024 13:42:48 File:error-sync-1714589121080.txt 9 KB 5/1/2024 13:45:21 File:error-sync-1714600674960.txt 7 KB 5/1/2024 16:57:55 File:error-sync-1714604277834.txt 24 KB 5/1/2024 17:57:57 File:error-sync-1714838021899.txt 24 KB 5/4/2024 10:53:41 File:error-sync-1714839602488.txt 11 KB 5/4/2024 11:20:02 File:error-sync-1714839613709.txt 10 KB 5/4/2024 11:20:13 File:error-sync-1714844303035.txt 16 KB 5/4/2024 12:38:23 File:error-sync-1714844919123.txt 15 KB 5/4/2024 12:48:39 File:error-sync-1714846872373.txt 17 KB 5/4/2024 13:21:12 File:error-sync-1714846956569.txt 12 KB 5/4/2024 13:22:36 File:error-sync-1714941772713.txt 15 KB 5/5/2024 15:42:52 File:error-sync-1714941774043.txt 14 KB 5/5/2024 15:42:54 File:error-sync-1714941849730.txt 14 KB 5/5/2024 15:44:09 File:error-sync-1714942633097.txt 14 KB 5/5/2024 15:57:13 File:error-sync-1714942674714.txt 48 KB 5/5/2024 15:57:54

Day after day and attempt after attempt of failures for a basic function of the browser.

Here is the text of the latest log and showing constant connection errors- mind you NOTHING is breaking on my internet as I'm often streaming things and watching stuff while surfing, or others in the house are. Our connection, and Firefox getting online, are all working fine. I am at a loss. I don't understand how this is so terribly broken out of the box that you can't just sign in and let it talk to their servers. I know Google has billions behind Chrome, but this shouldn't be so 1990's bad by comparison to Chrome sync.

1714081299909 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1714081300746 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714082945349 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714082945373 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "down". Offline?: false 1714082945373 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1714082945374 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1714085055761 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Woke from sleep. 1714085056643 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714085056786 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "up". Offline?: false 1714085056786 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link looks up. Syncing. 1714085056899 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Network link status changed to "changed". Offline?: false 1714085056902 Sync.Service DEBUG User-Agent: Firefox/125.0.2 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) FxSync/1.127.0.20240419144423.desktop 1714085056902 Sync.Service INFO Starting sync at 2024-04-25 17:44:16 in browser session V0xN5aUmAS9A 1714085056902 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1714085056904 Sync.Status INFO Resetting Status. 1714085056904 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => success.status_ok 1714085056904 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG FxAccountsProfileClient: Requested profile 1714085056904 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken enter 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts TRACE getCachedToken returning cached token 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken returning a cached token 1714085056905 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile 1714085056905 Sync.SyncAuthManager INFO Getting sync key 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken enter 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts TRACE getCachedToken returning cached token 1714085056905 FirefoxAccounts DEBUG getOAuthToken returning a cached token 1714085056905 Sync.SyncAuthManager INFO Getting a sync token from: https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 1714085056905 Sync.SyncAuthManager DEBUG Getting a token using OAuth 1714085056905 Services.Common.TokenServerClient DEBUG Beginning OAuth token exchange: https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 1714085056906 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 1714085057025 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET https://profile.accounts.firefox.com/v1/profile failed: 2152398878 - NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST 1714085057025 FirefoxAccounts ERROR Background refresh of profile failed: {"name":"FxAccountsProfileClientError","code":null,"errno":998,"error":"NETWORK_ERROR","message":"[Exception... \"NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST\" nsresult: \"0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)\" location: \"JS frame :: resource://services-common/rest.sys.mjs :: onStopRequest :: line 478\" data: no]"} 1714085057031 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET https://token.services.mozilla.com/1.0/sync/1.5 failed: 2152398878 - NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST 1714085057031 Sync.SyncAuthManager ERROR Non-authentication error in _fetchTokenForUser: TokenServerClientNetworkError({"error":{}})(resource://services-common/tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:28:36) JS Stack trace: TokenServerClientNetworkError@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:51:16 _tokenServerExchangeRequest@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:235:13 1714085057031 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: success.login => error.login.reason.network 1714085057031 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => error.login.failed 1714085057031 Sync.SyncAuthManager ERROR Failed to fetch a token for authentication: TokenServerClientNetworkError({"error":{}})(resource://services-common/tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:28:36) JS Stack trace: TokenServerClientNetworkError@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:51:16 _tokenServerExchangeRequest@tokenserverclient.sys.mjs:235:13 1714085057032 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1714085057055 Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/209631697/info/collections failed: [Exception... "The lookup of the hostname failed" nsresult: "0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1714085057056 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.sync: success.sync => error.login.reason.network 1714085057056 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.sync.failed 1714085057056 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered an error: [Exception... "The lookup of the hostname failed" nsresult: "0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1714085057056 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=reschedule) 1714085057057 Sync.Telemetry INFO Early submission of sync telemetry due to changed IDs/NodeType 1714085057059 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling anonymous function: [Exception... "The lookup of the hostname failed" nsresult: "0x804b001e (NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_HOST)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available

Asked by Zor 2 months ago

Answered by Zor 2 months ago

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I have Mozilla Firefox installed years ago. Today I have trouble getting it to run.

I installed Firefox years ago. This morning, when I click on the browser icon, I get this message: Error platform '127.0.2' is not compatible with minVersion>= 127.0.… (read more)

I installed Firefox years ago. This morning, when I click on the browser icon, I get this message: Error platform '127.0.2' is not compatible with minVersion>= 127.0.1 maxVersion<= 127.0.1

What is going on? The browser updates itself so I don't do anything. But now, it doesn't work. I use an alternate browser to send this message to you.

Asked by firefoxhelp.20.sysops 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago

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Windows taskbar doesn't unhide itself when firefox is maximised.

Automatically hide taskbar in desktop mode => Enabled Firefox => Maximised When cursor is moved to outer edge of screen, taskbar should unhide (Expected behaviour) … (read more)

Automatically hide taskbar in desktop mode => Enabled Firefox => Maximised When cursor is moved to outer edge of screen, taskbar should unhide (Expected behaviour) but in this case it remain hidden (Reality). Firefox along with all other spinoffs give same result. Chromium based browser works perfect, and taskbar automatically unhide itself.

As OLED screen have became common as monitor, Taskbar auto-hide is must. If this issue cann't be fixed I may have to change my primary browser which I used for almost 15 years.

Kindly, look into it. If Chromium can do it, why not Firefox.

Asked by idsks111 3 months ago

Answered by idsks111 3 months ago

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Unwanted Messages From Firefox

I am recently getting messages from FireFox on the right hand side of my screen. See uploaded image. The information is totally useless and interrupts my work. How can … (read more)

I am recently getting messages from FireFox on the right hand side of my screen. See uploaded image.

The information is totally useless and interrupts my work.

How can I get rid of this junk.

If I can't, then after many years of Firefox, I switch to another browser as my default.

Thank you!

Asked by LaPaSaIndy 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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i want to see all visits on site by dates in history

Hello everyone! I want to see every visit on a site by date and time. But in library of history it offers me to see only last visit by date(for example if i visited a sit… (read more)

Hello everyone! I want to see every visit on a site by date and time. But in library of history it offers me to see only last visit by date(for example if i visited a site for example x.com 200 times - i want to see every date and time of every of these 200 visits, but not only recent). How to do it?

Asked by mafiozy39 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Adobe Firefly

Firefox is my favourite browser so I prefer using it in all my online activities. When I go to Adobe Firefly though, I consistently get a warning that this browser is not… (read more)

Firefox is my favourite browser so I prefer using it in all my online activities. When I go to Adobe Firefly though, I consistently get a warning that this browser is not compatible and they suggest using Chrome, Safari or the latest version of Firefox !!! I am using the latest version available, 127.0.2 but Adobe does not detect it correctly. I have to switch to Chrome, that I'm not very fond of. I saw that a similar issue was posted 10 months ago but it's now archived and I can't even include a link to it here :( So, I hope this comment helps in case others have the same problem. I also hope Mozilla can fix the bug or whatever gets in the way. Lenovo laptop - Windows 10 updated Thanks!

Asked by ersimarina 2 weeks ago

Answered by ersimarina 2 weeks ago