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Why can't I paste into youtube comments on firefox

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into youtube comments on firefox. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addo… (read more)

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into youtube comments on firefox. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addon to copy plain text only, but that didn't help, nor have I ever needed it before.

Is this google's latest monopoly trick or something, or what is going on?

Asked by 1N07 4 years ago

Answered by 1N07 4 years ago

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Since upgrade to FF 61.0.1 Netflix stopped streaming

With the upgrade to FF 61, I finally got Fox News Channel streaming to work on FF. I have streamed Netflix on FF for years. Now I have to watch Netflix on Microsoft Edg… (read more)

With the upgrade to FF 61, I finally got Fox News Channel streaming to work on FF. I have streamed Netflix on FF for years. Now I have to watch Netflix on Microsoft Edge. These continuing video issues with FF are getting tiresome. I get error code F7121-1331-P7 Solutions anyone?

Asked by loyall 1 year ago

Answered by loyall 1 year ago

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Where did my bookmark folders go with new update?

I installed the new Firefox update this morning and when I click on the bookmarks icon at the top my bookmark folders have vanished. the only bookmarks I have are my rece… (read more)

I installed the new Firefox update this morning and when I click on the bookmarks icon at the top my bookmark folders have vanished. the only bookmarks I have are my recently bookmarked ones.

Where did they go?

Asked by lonegreywolf20 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Gah. Your tab just crashed.

Hello, recently I have been getting this message a short time after opening Firefox. It looks like the attached picture. Based on what I have seen, crash reports can hel… (read more)

Hello, recently I have been getting this message a short time after opening Firefox. It looks like the attached picture. Based on what I have seen, crash reports can help get to the root of the problem, however, Firefox doesn't seem to be generating crash reports after these tab crashes. Can anyone help me with both of these issues?

Asked by Crock101 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I can't add new bookmarks.

I recently reinstalled Mozilla and I can't drag and drop new bookmarks, nor can I import my old bookmarks from an HTML file. If I drag and drop a tab to the bookmarks are… (read more)

I recently reinstalled Mozilla and I can't drag and drop new bookmarks, nor can I import my old bookmarks from an HTML file. If I drag and drop a tab to the bookmarks area, it just opens a new browser window.

I have no add-ons installed, I only use AdBlocker, have been for years. I've restarted in safe mode, same thing.

When I click import from HTML in the Library, they appear in the lefthand column in a folder called Bookmarks toolbar. I just can't drag them to the browser toolbar, where they used to be.

Asked by cutkiller 2 years ago

Answered by cutkiller 2 years ago

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How to get settings back? Suddenly EVERYTHING (bookmarks, passwords, addons,..) is gone!

Hi everyone, Recently I was cleaning some malware/viruses/spyware/worms and all other nasty files located on hard drive of computer. Actually I still have them but this i… (read more)

Hi everyone,

Recently I was cleaning some malware/viruses/spyware/worms and all other nasty files located on hard drive of computer. Actually I still have them but this is NOT the purpose of my message. The problem is that I lost everything in Firefox. All my bookmarks that I cannot live without are gone. ALL. Each and every bookmark is gone. Saved passwords are gone. Addons are gone. Online banking certificate is gone. Also when I click CTRL T to add new tab in same window I get extremely annoying squares (3 lines and each line with 5 squares) which are graphically showing websites I have visited. Please if someone could help me to get everything back, particularly bookmarks are extremely important.

I tried to do three possible tasks but neither of them worked.

TASK ONE:

Usage of about:<wbr>profiles command in address bar but it is reporting error message saying The address isn't valid.

TASK TWO (consisting of multiple steps):

step 1: finding old firefox profiles I could manage to find. I hope they are NOT all otherwise I am in huge trouble. Hopefully something was overlooked and you will see why in upcoming steps.

step 2: clicking Open menu icon on the left hand side of firefox consisting of three horizontal lines and click Open Help Menu icon and then click Troubleshooting Information

step 3: clicking about:profiles in section Application Basics. Here I then added every single profile I am aware of via button Create A New Profile

step 4: for each of profile I got listed, I clicked on Launch profile in new browser and my bookmarks, together with other settings (online banking certificate, saved passwords, addons,...) were NOT ( !!! ) there. In neither of profile. I pray that I overlooked some saved profile...

TASK THREE:

Bookmarks menu\Show All Bookmarks\Import And Backup\Restore. However, In this submenu Restore there is nothing to be restored.

Someone please help me as I really need to get, particularly but not only bookmarks, back.

Waiting extremely anxiously for your reply...

Thank you in advance a billion times!

Asked by SadPerson0 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox Continously Crashing

Latest version of Fx being used on Win 10, version 1803. Browser has started crashing every few minutes. Crashes even in Safe Mode. Have not had this issue until recently… (read more)

Latest version of Fx being used on Win 10, version 1803. Browser has started crashing every few minutes. Crashes even in Safe Mode. Have not had this issue until recently. NOT a Win 10 problem as all other browsers work fine for as long as I have them open. Currently using the Fx Developer Edition which is NOT crashing at all.

Not clicking the Share Data button as this is the Developer Edition.

Any ideas or solutions that are viable?

Asked by Foxy Der Fox 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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Phone number I have on my website changes to an unrecognized number....

When my website is viewed in firefox on a desktop, the phone number I have listed changes to an unrecognizable one. In the website is correct, ie: pages, footer, etc... b… (read more)

When my website is viewed in firefox on a desktop, the phone number I have listed changes to an unrecognizable one. In the website is correct, ie: pages, footer, etc... but when viewed in FF, it changes.

Asked by callsorputs 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Movie Trailers or Clips will not play on Metacritic

Movie trailers will not auto-play after the 30 second intro ad. After the ad the video remains blank. This problem also exists when Firefox is restarted in safe mode. Wor… (read more)

Movie trailers will not auto-play after the 30 second intro ad.

After the ad the video remains blank.

This problem also exists when Firefox is restarted in safe mode.

Works fine when using other browsers such as Chrome or Edge!

Please look into this!

Asked by DeanA320 1 year ago

Answered by DeanA320 1 year ago

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ON the following website I get this error, "a webpage is slowing your browser, what would you like to do". Please assist in clearing this so I can use the page

This is the webpage I have a problem with - https://iqoption.com/traderoom/ Attached is a screen shot of the error. I have cleared the cache and cookies, re-set Firefox t… (read more)

This is the webpage I have a problem with - https://iqoption.com/traderoom/ Attached is a screen shot of the error. I have cleared the cache and cookies, re-set Firefox to default settings, and still I get the message "a web page is slowing your browser......" Please assist.

Asked by stevesupportfirefox 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Problems with latest Firefox versions

I have used Firefox for many years and am always current, as I am with Windows 10, but the last few updates have caused major problems: 1. At times I get a red screen Fir… (read more)

I have used Firefox for many years and am always current, as I am with Windows 10, but the last few updates have caused major problems:

1. At times I get a red screen Firefox Critical Error which usually locks up my PC. Sometimes I can free it up with Cntl/Alt/Del, but sometimes I cannot even shut down, have to physically unplug the PC. The screen says to call a phone number for Microsoft support, but this is a 3rd-party company selling software which has somehow compromised Firefox. I reported this before but no one seems to be doing anything about it.

2.Although I have checked Block pop-up windows under Permissions, I now get suspicious pop-up windows the first time I click on many web pages. If I immediately close these, I can then use the page fine. Is there something else I need to do to block these pop-ups?

Asked by Barry Jedrick 1 year ago

Answered by Barry Jedrick 1 year ago

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Help... long running scripts have been crashing my browser for months now.

Long running scripts have been a constance daily occurrence every time I use my desktop computer since seems like forever. This is the latest one: chrome://calendar/conte… (read more)

Long running scripts have been a constance daily occurrence every time I use my desktop computer since seems like forever. This is the latest one: chrome://calendar/content/calendar-base-view.xml:198..... Not sure if they are all calendar scripts because I'm not always given any script info, just a non responding error message sometimes. I asked for help once before and tried what was suggested, as best I could, but I still have the aggravating problem just as often as ever. However, admittedly I'm not all that computer savy and am more of a user than I am a fixer. My browser is up-to-date and I also reloaded a new one recently. Add-ons are also disabled. Any help at all will be appreciated, thanks.

Asked by BJ 5 months ago

Last reply by BJ 3 months ago

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recaptcha not working in firefox on any version new or older tried reinstall loads of times no success

I have no captcha at all in firefox on any version new or old either 32bit or 64bit i am on windows 10x64 and not showing anything but IE and chrome are ok showing it i e… (read more)

I have no captcha at all in firefox on any version new or old either 32bit or 64bit i am on windows 10x64 and not showing anything but IE and chrome are ok showing it i even tried this https://patrickhlauke.github.io/recaptcha/ and nothing i only get Google reCAPTCHA test

Adds the vanilla reCAPTCHA widget, for testing...

and nothing below i have no idea of how to get it working tried all the suggestions about this issue and nothing fixed it

Asked by xapim 2 years ago

Answered by xapim 1 year ago

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2 years of Firefox/AdobeFlash disconnect is forcing me away from using Firefox so why is this unfixable?

I have spent literally hundreds of hours over the past year and a half or so trying to figure out why Firefox and Adobe FlashPlayer cannot coexist peacefully. The latest… (read more)

I have spent literally hundreds of hours over the past year and a half or so trying to figure out why Firefox and Adobe FlashPlayer cannot coexist peacefully. The latest issue that I have found has to do with Firefox refusing or unable to use the "sandbox" technology that every other browser apparently uses. I occasionally use Google's Chrome browser and have begun exploring Microsoft's new Edge since I updated my OS to Win10 about a week ago. Neither platform has any problem whatsoever with Adobe FlashPlayer content. I have been a very dedicated and contented FireFox user for at least the past five years except for this problem which has become unendurable since my Win10 “upgrade.” With Win8.1, I completely booted all traces of Adobe FlashPlayer off my computer and simply ignored content that depended on it. This does not seem to work since my “upgrade.” Now, every single site I access that has any Adobe Flash dependent content in it brings my entire FireFox browser to a screeching halt for approximately a minute. I frequently end up using the old three finger salute to end the grid block that has become standard operating procedure with my current use of FireFox. I am brought to a point where I have to consider abandoning FireFox completely until this “disconnect” is at last addressed and permanently resolved by Mozilla FireFox. I have tried all the "safe mode" fixes. I have updated every updateable parameter imaginable. I appeal to anyone in the community who has a workable fix for this problem as a last resort before I move my online activities to another browser. I will respond quickly to anyone who offers help and needs me to try something to fix this. Thank you for any assistance with this longtime problem.

Asked by hkivhk 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox tab crash a lot since I upgrade to 53.0.3. No problem before. Now firefox crash a lot on youtube or any kind of site with embidded video/flash player. 27 crash in… (read more)

Firefox tab crash a lot since I upgrade to 53.0.3. No problem before. Now firefox crash a lot on youtube or any kind of site with embidded video/flash player. 27 crash in 1 hour of testing after this i have given up and move to chrome who doesn't crash.

Please help

Asked by jeremyc87 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Shockwave flash keeps crashing/freezing firefox

Before you respond with your list of troubleshooting for this issue, I have tried them ALL! There is so much on your website and the internet about this issue, the fixes… (read more)

Before you respond with your list of troubleshooting for this issue, I have tried them ALL! There is so much on your website and the internet about this issue, the fixes are well known and well tried. Everytime I try to watch a live youtube streaming, plugin crashes and Firefox freezes and I need to restart my pc! I would thing the brilliant folks at Firefox would hve come up with a REAL fix for this by now. Apparently not.

so, I have disabled Shockwave, but it seems none of the other plugins suggested for this will work. The error message is always, "your browser does not recognize any of the video formats available", then suggests HTML5 . I tried all of those, and they won't work. Last time I sent you a question about this, I think it got deleted (on purpose?) because I couldn't find it. Please don't do so again. Or I will have to take further action.

Respond with REAL ASSISTANCE

Asked by kaylaartist 3 years ago

Answered by Happy112 3 years ago

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Sync does not work and is stuck on loading

Disconnected my account on sync page and when I tried to sync again it just says "working" endlessly...Tried to reset computer and ff with nothing happening. Every time I… (read more)

Disconnected my account on sync page and when I tried to sync again it just says "working" endlessly...Tried to reset computer and ff with nothing happening. Every time I try to sync again, the result is the same.

Asked by fenixforeva 3 years ago

Answered by John99 3 years ago

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I get a blank page on Schwab.com dividend info w/ FF. Works with Edge

As can be seen from the two screen shots, I can see the information on the Schwab.com dividend page with Edge, but not with Firefox. I called Schwab. They told me to cle… (read more)

As can be seen from the two screen shots, I can see the information on the Schwab.com dividend page with Edge, but not with Firefox. I called Schwab. They told me to clear cache. I did, but that didn't help. It is apparently a Firefox issue, or a Firefox/Schwab issue. I prefer Firefox, but since I use this dividend info all the time, I will be forced to use Edge. I would appreciate any suggestions.

Ron DelPorto

Asked by Roncito 2 years ago

Answered by Roncito 2 years ago