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Firefox showing Serbian/Russian language.

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I've run malware scan (everything is fine). I have deleted cookies and cache, and it's fine for a couple of days, and then the Serbian/Russian language comes back. I am tired of deleting cookies/cache every 2 days and having to log in to my email account again and again. Anyone knows what's going on? Might have to give up on Firefox...

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Are you talking about the browser or the web pages? Where are you located (city, state, country) ?

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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Thanks FredMcD! I am in Toronto, Canada. (Far enough from Russia;). The web pages were showing non-English language(s). I've cleaned up cookies/cache... good for at least 2 days. If the problem comes up again, I will try the Safe Mode method, and see if the problem persists. Thanks for now!!

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What language version of Windows do you use?

You can check the order of the installed languages.

  • Options/Preferences -> General -> Languages

You can check the connection settings.

  • Options/Preferences -> General -> Network: Connection -> Settings

If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet then try to select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly.

See "Firefox connection settings":

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FredMcD, The Serbian language creep back, I tried Safe Mode, and it's still showing pages in Serbian... cor-el, Thanks for your suggestion! My Window 10 is in English U.S. I tried 'No Proxy" option. The problem persist.

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Some pages choose the display language based on your location.

What do these websites say about your location?

http://whatismyipaddress.com/ Under the map, look for Location Not Accurate?

http://browserleaks.com/geo

https://whatismyipaddress.com/geolocation

https://html5demos.com/geo/

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Hi FredMcD, The links revealed my true location, which is a bit creepy... Even though that doesn't solve my problem, but i learned something quite fascinating. Thanks!

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Please use more than 1 scanner as each uses diff tech : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware Save your Report and google each before deleting anything as do not want to delete something you need, If need help : https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/9573-im-infected-what-do-i-do-now/ Post in only 1 forum, then wait.

Please follow this all the way through. Leftovers can still be a issue and cause data leak. Contact a Forum and ask for Help. They are the Pros.

Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.