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Copy/Paste not working

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work. I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up… (tuilleadh eolais)

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work.

I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up to date. I've looked up a few fixes before posting and they didn't work:

- Tried booting FF on safe mode and it didn't fix the issue - it clearly isn't caused by an add-on (and I've never had this issue in my previous browser with nearly the same add-ons installed). - other people seem to have had the exact same issue multiple times and it's lasted for years, so it's clearly a problem on FF's end.

Here is the issue described more specifically: Copying things from a tab from FF and into the online version of Word does not work - when I try to, the intended selection: - disappears a few seconds after I've pasted - or it does not appear at all - or when it does, it erases the entire sentence it was pasted next to it, which you can imagine is absolutely bothersome.

I've also tried to copy/paste statistics from a site called archiveofourown.org onto another FF tab. - What ended up being copied is only the last character of the entire content I was trying to paste, which I think suggests there's some issue with what's contained in the clipboard.

I'm mentioning these two websites because I'm guessing that something about them is probably conflicting with the copy/paste feature, however I'm hoping no one will have the gall to tell me it's those websites' faults and that I should just stop using them.

When pasting (while having hopefully copied the former selected content- and no, it wasn't the case), it always pastes the content which was last copied into the clipboard prior to that very attempt, which shows that the clipboard's content was not refreshed with the last selected copied one.

I'm surprised to see that FF has had such a glaring issue for years and for many other users, and updates have never given a fix for it. I'd like this issue to be fixed properly, because I'd hate to have to switch back to my previous browser. FF sports so many nice features that other browsers don't have, and it'd be a shame to ruin the experience with a bug so basic as the copy/paste feature being broken.

Asked by yumiifmb 4 mhí ó shin

Answered by user1321319 4 mhí ó shin

Have To Click Bookmark Twice Before Firefox Opens Page

I notice that since upgrading to version 79.0, I have to click a bookmark twice before Firefox will start navigating to the page. This occurs for bookmarks, homepage Top … (tuilleadh eolais)

I notice that since upgrading to version 79.0, I have to click a bookmark twice before Firefox will start navigating to the page.

This occurs for bookmarks, homepage Top Site shortcuts, or even if I type a URL into the address bar and press enter.

The first time I click or press enter, Firefox does nothing. I either have to click again or press enter again. After the second time, Firefox navigates to the page.

It's almost as if the first click is being ignored.

This seems to only occur after the browser is first opened. I can repeat the behavior by closing the browser and then re-opening it.

This was not a problem with the previous version. Only since 79.0.

Asked by chad18 4 lá ó shin

Last reply by Terry_Welshans 4 lá ó shin

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Where have my logins gone?

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cl… (tuilleadh eolais)

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cleared. I am now faced with the arduous task of resetting many many login credential. Poor advice from Mozilla.

Asked by jon.pearce26 6 lá ó shin

Answered by cor-el 5 lá ó shin

PDF Open with Firefox Option URL Showing Computer File Path - Need to display website URL

Since the new update was released I have been unable to figure out how to have the 'Open with Firefox' option for PDFs display the URL for the website and not my computer… (tuilleadh eolais)

Since the new update was released I have been unable to figure out how to have the 'Open with Firefox' option for PDFs display the URL for the website and not my computer's program files.

I link a number of PDFs for my work and currently need to switch to Chrome to obtain the correct link, which is unnecessary and time consuming, prompt help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Brandi Casey 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 seachtain ó shin

On Firefox 79 all Google Sites doesn't work due to unescure connection.

I'm not able anymore to connect to any Google sites (google.com, youtube, ecc) due to the error "unsecure Connection". … (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm not able anymore to connect to any Google sites (google.com, youtube, ecc) due to the error "unsecure Connection".

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (tuilleadh eolais)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

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Answered by trevorawestphal 2 mhí ó shin

Secure Connection Failed PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

By using the last version of Firefox (74.0) when visiting a website with security connection I got the following error : "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred durin… (tuilleadh eolais)

By using the last version of Firefox (74.0) when visiting a website with security connection I got the following error : "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to .............. PR_CONNECT_RESET_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." With the previous versions of Firefox there was no such problem and I could visit the above website. So, please inform me what happened with ver. 74.0 ? By ver. 74.0 is no more supported some older security protocols which might have the above website, or this is a bug by the new ver. 74.0 ? Please inform me how this issue can be fixed ?

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Last reply by Aletheia 1 seachtain ó shin

Location Services on Firefox for Mac ver. 79.0 ( 64 bit)

I use Firefox for Mac ver. 79.0 and up until now when I logged on to htpps:www.michiganlottery.com and enabled location it always worked until now. I read an article tha… (tuilleadh eolais)

I use Firefox for Mac ver. 79.0 and up until now when I logged on to htpps:www.michiganlottery.com and enabled location it always worked until now. I read an article that said Mozilla was sued for the code used for location and that Mozilla will be creating their own location services soon and giving users like myself something like a PIN number that is good for say 10,000 uses. Is that true and is the reason my location when enabled doesn't work anymore? Could you email me the procedure to enable if I missed something to: compute38209@aol.com Thank you.

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Cannot access firefox on IMAC. Tried to bin it and download a fresh version. Keep getting "A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time". But cannot find this Appreciate help

I am not a tech person so cannot understand geek language :( I am not sure if post upgrade of I did something wrong but cannot get Firefox to load at all. Keep getting th… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am not a tech person so cannot understand geek language :( I am not sure if post upgrade of I did something wrong but cannot get Firefox to load at all. Keep getting the message "A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time". I have found it in my Applications and binned it and emptied bin. Then downloaded on Safari a fresh version but still get error message. This is not happening on my MacBook Air. Appreciate any help to restore it m thanks

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Last reply by jscher2000 2 uair ó shin

Firefox location service causing wifi intermittent connection.

Every time I'm using location service at a website via Firefox, whether it's Google Map, or any other website that has a map build-in with pinpoint my location feature, w… (tuilleadh eolais)

Every time I'm using location service at a website via Firefox, whether it's Google Map, or any other website that has a map build-in with pinpoint my location feature, when I want to know where I am on the map, Firefox just cut down my wifi connection. The connection seems to be intermittent, meaning: computer will receive packets for couple seconds, and then it will pause for no reason, with zero packet transmission, then suddenly it will start receiving packets again and it goes on and on. Sometimes, the connection just cuts off completely for a minutes or two, just like a resetting, with no information being transferred.

I am using a USB wifi extender just for better signal receiving. This situation only happens with Firefox browser, Chrome and Edge have no problem at all. I've tried many helps from online, such as: disable IPV6, disable DNS prefetch, change a different network, disable all adds-on. None of these helped my problem.

Any ideas what should I do next?

Asked by Andrew 3 huaire ó shin

Firefox Sync Not Working

For about the last 5 hours, when I download Firefox, nothing syncs after I log in -- no add-ons, no bookmarks, no history. I've seen no mention of this on the support p… (tuilleadh eolais)

For about the last 5 hours, when I download Firefox, nothing syncs after I log in -- no add-ons, no bookmarks, no history. I've seen no mention of this on the support page.

I first noticed this about 3 pm Sunday, EDT.

Is no one else experiencing this?

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Firefox will not run on Mac Catalina 10.15.6

I have used Firefox since before it was called Firefox. For the last 3 years I have been using it without problem on my 2017 iMac 27". Suddenly a few days ago I started… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have used Firefox since before it was called Firefox. For the last 3 years I have been using it without problem on my 2017 iMac 27". Suddenly a few days ago I started getting this a message 'The application “Firefox.app” can’t be opened.' I have uninstalled, including removing all folders and files containing Firefox or Mozilla and reinstalled versions 75.0b9, 79.0 and 80.ob5. None of which worked. None will open in safe mode. However, if I boot my computer in safe mode, it works. Return to standard mode and nothing. I have followed every suggestion I can find on Firefox's site and Apple's site. It just plain doesn't work. I love Firefox, hate Safari and tolerate Chrome. I would appreciate some help.

Asked by Dan_Moss 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 2 uair ó shin

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Bookmakr icon

Hello, My bookmark icon has disappeared from the top right of my browser. I think I may have clicked something by mistake. How can I get my bookmark icon back? Thank you … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

My bookmark icon has disappeared from the top right of my browser. I think I may have clicked something by mistake. How can I get my bookmark icon back?

Thank you

Asked by jpowel 5 huaire ó shin

Answered by cor-el 3 huaire ó shin