The ability to download files suddenly stops working

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at… (tuilleadh eolais)

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at random times Firefox stops asking me where I want to save downloads. It also doesn't download them automatically. It basically ignores any commands to 'save as' or download files like PDFs. The only thing that fixes the problem is restarting FF.

I'm on the latest macOS with the latest FF version, but this has also occurred on previous versions of FF.

Any suggestions?

Asked by info6880 5 huaire ó shin

Last reply by Incognito Helper! 21 soicind ó shin

firefox not opening since 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353)

firefox not opening since 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353). I reloaded Firefox. Google Chrome and Microsoft edge work OK. Task m… (tuilleadh eolais)

firefox not opening since 2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353). I reloaded Firefox. Google Chrome and Microsoft edge work OK. Task manager shows running but stats never change 0% CPU/0.2MB Memory

Asked by anew_phase 2 uair ó shin

Last reply by Incognito Helper! 4 nóiméad ó shin

Images are displayed with different colors

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Pleas… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Please advice

Asked by jayakrishnan.kct 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 uair ó shin

Yahoo will not load on firefox. Articles with the problem are archived & old solutions do not work now.

I have been unable to open my Yahoo email on Firefox all week. Please offer current solutions as Archived articles addressed this before but the few solutions there do no… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have been unable to open my Yahoo email on Firefox all week. Please offer current solutions as Archived articles addressed this before but the few solutions there do not work.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to login.yahoo.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 mzmony 2 uair ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 uair ó shin

Firefox.exe is missing from my PC

Hello. Recently I had to reset my Windows 10 because of non-stop "Not reponding" errors both offline and online. That went okay and I was able to re-connect to Firefox … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello. Recently I had to reset my Windows 10 because of non-stop "Not reponding" errors both offline and online. That went okay and I was able to re-connect to Firefox 96. But I was unable to find firefox.exe anywhere. My work-around was to copy my Win Apps icon to the taskbar in order to click on it.

The most relevant file I found was this one, which I guess means that FF crashed in the process of being reinstalled: firefox.exe.6892.dmp C:\Windows\old\Users\MyName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps I’m attaching an image that shows the details.

Despite not having a visible firefox.exe, FF works, except that it intermittently fails to fill in forms. When I search for Autofill Forms on the Security page, it is missing. I am a US user and via config tried pasting the autofill forms command and clicked +, but after closing FF, that function was still missing on Security.

So my question is what to do about the hidden firefox.exe and does that have anything to do with the missing autofill functionality?

In advance, thanks very much for your help.

Asked by bo.cinesthetic.30.yx 2 uair ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 uair ó shin

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (tuilleadh eolais)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 mhí ó shin

Last reply by TNorth 2 uair ó shin

het verliezen van al mijn wachtwoorden tijdens het op nieuw instaleeren van Mozilla brauser

halo tijdens het op nieuw instaleeren van Mozilla brauser en andere wachtwoorden in mijn voorige eerdere mozilla browser waar al de voorige wachtwoorden in staakten waar… (tuilleadh eolais)

halo tijdens het op nieuw instaleeren van Mozilla brauser en andere wachtwoorden in mijn voorige eerdere mozilla browser waar al de voorige wachtwoorden in staakten waardoor ik nu bevoorbeeld niet meer kan inloggen op mijn server enook al mijn faforieten ook niet meer heb alles was verwijderd wat moet ik nu doen ik hegeprobeerd het terug te vinden maar noppes en ik vind niets meerterug ik heb uuren geprobeert maarsteeds lukt het mij niet daarom vraag ik als het moogelijk is om mij daarbij te helpen om die verloren wacht woorden terug vast te krijgen wand ik kan op server niet meer binnen wand hij vraagt altijd het wachtwoord om in te loggen wandhet wachtwoord stond in mijn voorige ik hoop dat julie mij daarbij kunnen helpen allesiens bedankt

Asked by titusxox 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 uair ó shin

Can't Upload Image To Support Forum Post

Anyone know why I can't upload a simple small JPEG image to a Mozilla Support forum post? I click the "Browse..." button under "Add images (optional)" under the box where… (tuilleadh eolais)

Anyone know why I can't upload a simple small JPEG image to a Mozilla Support forum post?

I click the "Browse..." button under "Add images (optional)" under the box where the post is typed, select the file and click the "Upload" button and it just sits there saying "Uploading Image.jpg" but the image never uploads or attaches to my post.

I have tried from both Firefox (version 96.0) and Safari (version 15.2), but I have the same problem. I can't find any info about accepted file formats and sizes for these forums, but the image is only 478KB, and is a JPEG, so I can't imagine it's too big or an unaccepted format...

I am on macOS version 11.6.2. The image file is NOT locked.

Any info or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by eric.wengrofsky 2 sheachtain ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 uair ó shin

How can I efficiently deduce which Add On is thwarting my Firefox tabs from loading, since 5 hours ago?

6 hours ago, I shut down my Windows 10 laptop to buy lunch. 1 hour later, I turned on my laptop. But then Firefox stopped loading any tabs. My Internet — my other browse… (tuilleadh eolais)

6 hours ago, I shut down my Windows 10 laptop to buy lunch.

1 hour later, I turned on my laptop. But then Firefox stopped loading any tabs. My Internet — my other browsers like Chrome and Edge — have all been working perfectly. See below — Firefox in "Troubleshoot Mode" works perfectly!

Therefore, is one of my ≥ 30 Add Ons the glitch? How can I most productively suss out which Add On, without disabling each of my ≥ 30 Add Ons singly?

Asked by Codidact.com 23 uair ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 uair ó shin

how can i find which authentication app i used for 2fa?

how can i find which authentication app i used for 2fa? i can't find it anywhere? I keep having to resort to recovery codes but this is not an option for pairing. … (tuilleadh eolais)

how can i find which authentication app i used for 2fa?

i can't find it anywhere?

I keep having to resort to recovery codes but this is not an option for pairing.

Asked by fluffyalien 6 huaire ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 uair ó shin

online image processor results blocked by ff as "potential security risk"

I'm using an online image processing service. OK until recently when the resulting jpeg file download is blocked by ff for "potential security risk". [Literally the DL re… (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm using an online image processing service. OK until recently when the resulting jpeg file download is blocked by ff for "potential security risk". [Literally the DL report says blocked but my photo software shows a jpeg file created that cannot be read.] An ff clone browser gets the file OK. Also there is a manual over-ride in ff that works one file at a time. I don't see any way to automate for batch or site itself. Manual for each file is a nuisance. I really don't know what I'm dealing with here but I doubt there is a virus or security danger for my home (not networked) pc. Thanks for any assist.

PS: I see in download help here, the threat warning of PSR [potential security risk] is ambiguous. Compared to "may harm your computer", a higher level. PSR says "uses an insecure connection . . . may be corrupted or tampered with during the download process". I read this knowing that another browser, and the ff override, get the file no problem. Can a security threat be concealed in a jpeg file? FF is relying on google-based protection, I believe.

Asked by persister 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 uair ó shin

How do I delete "Old Firefox Data" folder that somehow found it's way to my desktop?

I restored Firefox, which left a folder named "Old Firefox Data" on my desktop. How do I delete it? I can't! Even if I remove the "read only" property and remove the "den… (tuilleadh eolais)

I restored Firefox, which left a folder named "Old Firefox Data" on my desktop.

How do I delete it? I can't!

Even if I remove the "read only" property and remove the "deny delete" setting, the damn thing won't go away!

How.Do.I.Kill.The.Folder???

I don't seem to remember Chrome or even Edge making the decision to clutter my Desktop indefinitely for no reason at all...

Asked by qpad 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 2 uair ó shin

how to restore tabs and extensions

Greetings, recently firefox 96.0.2 crashed running on windows 10. I had installed it long ago and I had tabs that were were active and I had installed 7 add-ons (extensio… (tuilleadh eolais)

Greetings, recently firefox 96.0.2 crashed running on windows 10. I had installed it long ago and I had tabs that were were active and I had installed 7 add-ons (extension). when I opened firefox after crash, I discovered 1 - no tabs existed, 2 - settings were as though it was a fresh install (I had to configure settings all over again) 3 - and no extensions I looked for restore under menu bar (the 3 stacked up lines) so far I have been unable to restore my old tabs and extension etc

I hope there is method to bring tabs back (most important). I tried to copy last month history with no success. Thank you for your help in advance. -Sed

Asked by owneri 6 huaire ó shin

Last reply by FredMcD 5 huaire ó shin

Firefox (Canonical/Ubuntu) snap app can't open external apps does firefox have --classic confinement policy

I am having issues with opening link for external applications. The application can be What'sApp or Zoom or Slack and when trying to open an external app I get a windows… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am having issues with opening link for external applications. The application can be What'sApp or Zoom or Slack and when trying to open an external app I get a windows that ask for me to select the application to open the link.. When doing this the only option have I have is System Handler and Choose Application.. Neither option is helpful.. This did not happen with firefox packaged with .deb .. I am assuming that this deal with snap sandbox security.. I later read an article

I did a little reading and came across a link https://ubuntu.com/blog/how-to-snap-introducing-classic-confinement

Which instructed on how to create a snap with --classic confinement.. I am not sure if this will resolve the issue that I am having .. But I didn't find that I could install firefox snap with the --classic option.. I am not that familiar with snaps so I could be completely off but wanted to know if someone could look into it..

I would like to add an image but it doesn't seem like firefox will allow me to on this page. (Browse is not opening a window) Also copy and paste didn't work

Asked by lradical 3 lá ó shin

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 huaire ó shin

Opacity

Almost every time I browse with firefox in linux mint 20.2, the pages lose their opacity and become transparent. The only way I can correct it is to restart firefox. Is t… (tuilleadh eolais)

Almost every time I browse with firefox in linux mint 20.2, the pages lose their opacity and become transparent. The only way I can correct it is to restart firefox. Is this a known bug, and what can I do to correct it? Thank you. Fred Broder

Asked by ftfrddb 10 n-uaire ó shin

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 huaire ó shin

"Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." since Firefox 96

Ever since I updated to Firefox 96, I have been receiving the error message "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." at times. Refreshing does help. This did not se… (tuilleadh eolais)

Ever since I updated to Firefox 96, I have been receiving the error message "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." at times. Refreshing does help. This did not seem to happen with Firefox 95. I am currently on Firefox 96.0.2. I tried restarting the computer, tried refreshing Firefox, tried disabling hardware acceleration, etc., and the issue still persists.

Asked by sabbath99 4 lá ó shin

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 huaire ó shin

Firefox 96.0 - "Forced" dark mode

I have been a "light theme" user for 15+ years. Since updating to 96.0 today, a dark mode spreading across Firefox has been forced onto me, including: New tab backgroun… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have been a "light theme" user for 15+ years. Since updating to 96.0 today, a dark mode spreading across Firefox has been forced onto me, including:

  • New tab background
  • Background of any tab waiting to load a page
  • Google/Youtube background
  • Settings/add-ons/password menu backgrounds
  • Automatic username/password drop-down background
  • Background of the little box that appears on the bottom-left (the one which shows the URL when you mouse over a link)

I am unhappy with this and wish to have my usual theme back. Can anyone please assist?

(In addition, there is some sort of white border around the current tab, which I do not like)

Asked by hevinroyal 2 sheachtain ó shin

Last reply by orgonotic-9 6 huaire ó shin