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How to stop Firefox from auto refreshing every 10 seconds

I have read and applied all the fixes from previous responses to this problem and nothing works. Scrolling through Facebook is a nightmare with the page re-loading every… (read more)

I have read and applied all the fixes from previous responses to this problem and nothing works. Scrolling through Facebook is a nightmare with the page re-loading every 10 seconds, and creating a visual disturbance on screen. Please advise a permanent fix. Thanks

Asked by GaynorFoster 3 years ago

Last reply by guigs 2 years ago

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Firefox corruption? Yahoo automatically changes to porn site

Twice today, I looked up and my yahoo home page changed to a porn site without me doing anything. I see the following url path in history: https://verosmedia.com/verosad… (read more)

Twice today, I looked up and my yahoo home page changed to a porn site without me doing anything. I see the following url path in history:

https://verosmedia.com/verosad/1927390071.js?pubid=17007146&domain=https%3A%2F%2Fmg.mail.yahoo.com%2Fneo%2Flaunch%3F.rand%3Dbj9i1ft2fmrc4&t=AwRZXUxHc3Jrc3YEHVZCQ0ZwZXdxdwMXQFJEUXt6cmEWeQ%3D%3D

https://pub.maha-media.com/nlp/index.php?guid=a3645e25-e40a-45c1-92fe-d681cb8a2904&Hardlink=true&time=0¤turl=17007146swix.com&url=http://engine.spotscenered.info/link.engine

http://engine.spotscenered.info/Redirect.eng?MediaSegmentId=29408&dcid=1_ctx_698d6b52-325d-4521-8000-cc0e9cc02775&vmId=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&abr=false&timeZoneOffset=&v=hXPZuKMawgsqqaXmgsiEEscqvxeFp0YWn8oV21lbHO8iCvpmH9sk2fSprt3x5A_bBiXjfkuEhP1zP5qaiUgaTdHaS8N49WacWl7GhvlTqt84Th-ubQojyeSCEV5R9K6307RJ0JLNj92ZtgskWgtDBg3oJWOEvxJwVtAxr3Ly8tmcKTCa-T19P1t_CikrbPoRNV6HQKFIPNjhLZlocPrwsQR0pqSG8boB5hWOvPM6InrCBdkFby-qp0PwvXZnzRsMqJGLmMEXEWaDif3cxBjO7pBlSebeugY8uDBXp2hD5cGF4qQRK8v15bkWEpQCyHOQqKcctIc0fg_yh2wnkwRTCKp3ij5ND2bde0tTc-YVbK-O2fmX0CsIUtj21If5fndzs9pUoW_PCbvP41h3A2tBEyM0XR14gUVEKVFtKWAHfE1-F9kW55gAH52rtUvTMZM4fbt6k8P3rTk7I8auAs8my6Fd7P9putLoWA3o_P3GQtrew1BTqNx653mlWqsD5xRGmZbGrkzzMmqHffCRN8XvOdJfI_H8tsfHM4mzcv2Q-JvqlxCwVsUTJO55smuDyzAJ1kwsTKaJ6ADauKVdpp2n0H8CzbfMpYYXUI2OX8z0nkKEVOAaLtj2jT9iKM7SMkaiIu1ely-cZs-YCwWT74vBUoaLrazIyXLvUCDljMTeqENlRWAVVRa28STDbUhGu0DqhZ7Zduw-YIS8o4hIRKWmECgK_TquWcYaUpAjQX0LCE_wwfPWqW2mh0MzAZuvL3faAMI4EslQxFQA05Pjtk2D2XsafI4bpck1tJCxu0Jl1TUfie1AaD3nG0iUQyvVC0zVssOnVd3Wy-ss0NQTj_SlmmBAi1hzErBsVRtYGBUTlwTauBpvqaGCf4aOFj5lqgBiwbio7N5jgtEF59Lr5pP26ueoieQZj1-gAtM1NlhPC6aIdDvDtBAssgVEtJSGboJznQTv45CKP4b5bOqhExQdzKHRaQpnvpZ0_HIEQADMgg9b91ovkcjq3CERCA_n2-bEvtWCfmXSilMLRctBzkGkkd50YIs6f9cHXEj712d6ETPcXgIYimLjF4A4zak6DEGvIx2TJZp7On6RXazet7KpUGuh4W-31JyusBFpouekkwgqi-X3b6vkDYkpkCKa2NjCku986Hr_8CInuK9uyCSa4c0B2noKQRqxfS8RpFUQMGcf8gGxfgm43Bf5ybxuNbiQMpPY0J5JeR6RN_Uy-kV8YCUokekZ_r3XzaKxFkKLeTk1

Then a whole bunch of repeated: http://criticalupdateserror889.com/3C2tK/0123456

I ran a Norton full scan and it found nothing. I'm now running Malwarebytes.

Any clue what got corrupted in FF to allow this to happen? Windows 10, Firefox 53.0.3

Asked by ithinktfiam 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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web page language change

Why would a sites display language change like the link below? It is HP's website so I'd assume it is reputable. https://parts.hp.com/hpparts/Default.aspx?mscssid=&c… (read more)

Why would a sites display language change like the link below? It is HP's website so I'd assume it is reputable. https://parts.hp.com/hpparts/Default.aspx?mscssid=&cc=CZ&lang=CS&.... (image below too) I was browsing in English, it changed czech on that page, and then back to English on the following page. Should I be concerned?

Asked by Benny 6 months ago

Last reply by jkington 6 months ago

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Add-ons Permission: Access your data for all websites?

Why do so many add-ons and extensions require this permission? According to Mozilla Support page, this permission allows the extension to read information I enter into we… (read more)

Why do so many add-ons and extensions require this permission? According to Mozilla Support page, this permission allows the extension to read information I enter into website like username and password. How is this not a breach of privacy? I am talking about add-ons and extensions like ad-blocker and many video downloaders.

Asked by Mehran 3 years ago

Last reply by MargaretBartley 3 years ago

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How can I change the font size of tabs and menu?

I used to use Theme & Font Size Changer and was able to change the fonts to large and bold so I could read them. Now it doesn't work because of Firefox "upgrades". … (read more)

I used to use Theme & Font Size Changer and was able to change the fonts to large and bold so I could read them. Now it doesn't work because of Firefox "upgrades". There really should be an easier way to change fonts, both sizes and colors, because not everyone is 20 years old with great eyesight. Is there a fairly easy way to do this? I'll even take a not-so-easy way if it works.

BTW, I've used "Firefox Colors" and it does make it a bit easier, but I really need to be able to increase the size of the text AND bold it.

Asked by rosawood 1 year ago

Last reply by wdg.photo 1 year ago

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Unable to play Netflix video

The issue seems to be with DRM. Although DRM videos play on other sites like on Amazon Prime Video. I've done everything I could find on the internet as to fix this issue… (read more)

The issue seems to be with DRM. Although DRM videos play on other sites like on Amazon Prime Video. I've done everything I could find on the internet as to fix this issue like I've checked and unchcecked play DRM content in the settings and cleared cookies and cache and everything but nothing seems to be fixing the issue. Also, everytime I load Netflix I get a little yellow dialogue box saying installing components please try again. This happens everytime I load Netflix. Now when I click on any video it asks me to install SilverLight, I've installed it already but still it asks me to install it to play the video.

Asked by slmnkhan2016 2 years ago

Last reply by Vmoutsop 2 years ago

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Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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After Firefox asked to update, I clicked NO! it did it anyway and now I've lost my previous session. How do I get it and my saved passwords etc. back?

When firefox asked if I wanted to update to the newest version, I answered NO! I had already discovered on my other computer that if I allowed the update, I would lose my… (read more)

When firefox asked if I wanted to update to the newest version, I answered NO! I had already discovered on my other computer that if I allowed the update, I would lose my ability to restore the previous session, so I wanted to save the tabs so I could reload them. I also lost all of the saved passwords on my other computer and didn't want the same thing to happen on my work computer. But despite answering NO. Firefox updated anyway, and I have lost days of work. How do I get it back? Jack

Asked by Aturnium 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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add self-signed certificate to trusted certificates

There is a site which uses self-signed certificate which i have to visit everyday but since the certificate it uses is untrusted i am unable to connect to it without expe… (read more)

There is a site which uses self-signed certificate which i have to visit everyday but since the certificate it uses is untrusted i am unable to connect to it without experiencing some difficulties. How can i get rid of the untrusted certificate error

Asked by andrey.a23 1 year ago

Last reply by smarty 1 year ago

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Best way to save videos to my PC?

Hi all, I just wanted to know how I can save videos from websites to my PC's HDD? Is it possible to "verify" that the videos I download are unchanged and not altered in a… (read more)

Hi all,

I just wanted to know how I can save videos from websites to my PC's HDD?

Is it possible to "verify" that the videos I download are unchanged and not altered in any way?

I'm just worried that the videos I download to my PC's HDD will be different from the videos I watch on a website? :( :( :(

Thank you!

Asked by newbie333 3 years ago

Last reply by WestEnd 3 years ago

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www.jerusalem.muni.il. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

Hello world, I'm writing from France. I cannot reach this site : www.jerusalem.muni.il It's the site of the municipality of Jerusalem, very very generic... The error mess… (read more)

Hello world,

I'm writing from France. I cannot reach this site : www.jerusalem.muni.il It's the site of the municipality of Jerusalem, very very generic... The error message of (all) my browser is PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR My Mozilla is up to date. Any help ? Thanks by advance (it's for answering a job offer on this site, in hebrew) Eric

Asked by Eric BB 7 months ago

Last reply by Tymcat 5 months ago

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I got a red screen with the Firefox logo that says "Urgent Firefox update" asking to save the file firefox-patch.exe. This this real?

I got a very official looking red screen with the Firefox logo titled "Urgent Firefox update". It had the normal looking opening file box asking me if I wanted to save t… (read more)

I got a very official looking red screen with the Firefox logo titled "Urgent Firefox update". It had the normal looking opening file box asking me if I wanted to save the file: firefox-patch.exe, a binary file from https://ahghointernetno.net . I closed the window and started researching if this was real. I did make a print screen copy to WordPad but was unable to upload it here do to unsupported file type.

Asked by JWinNH 5 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure connection. What can you do about it? www.googl… (read more)

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.google.com 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 website, 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 website’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by nayeem.shaikh 2 years ago

Last reply by philipp 2 years ago