logged in websites are not remaining logged in, must re-log in every few hours

hi all i'm having a problem with firefox browser, its not keeping my website logged in. This does not occur after i close my browser but after a few hours of log in, eve… (read more)

hi all i'm having a problem with firefox browser, its not keeping my website logged in. This does not occur after i close my browser but after a few hours of log in, even if i leave the browser opened and come again back later.

I've been using firefox for ages now and never really had this issue. It has only starting happening only recently, since early this week or last week the most.

I've also manually cleared all cookies/log in etc and updated firefox to the latest version maybe it helps, but nothing changed.

Please note that I do not clear history/active log in etc neither it is set up to do it automatically when i close browser also i do not have any 3rd party apps that forbid cookies. I had a firefox addon before but disabled it maybe it was interfering, but it still didnt resolve the problem.

any help much appreciated as it is getting quite irritating. Thanks in advance Lee

Asked by JC 1 week ago

Last reply by JC 4 days ago

Fire Fox Add-On Shortcuts

I'd like to start by saying that this has happened after several previous updates and i have now turned off automatic updates to help thwart this issue. Firefox updated y… (read more)

I'd like to start by saying that this has happened after several previous updates and i have now turned off automatic updates to help thwart this issue. Firefox updated yesterday and my add-ons that previously appeared in the menu bar on the top right were gone, as were the add-ons themselves as far as i can tell. I installed the add-ons along with a few new ones, but they don't appear in the menu bar. I went to manage add-ons, all but one are showing that they do not have short cuts, and the one that does, i don't seem to have an option to add the short cut to the menu bar.

If they have to be hidden, that will be very inconvenient, but more importantly, i'm not sure how to even use them as i essentially have no interface with the short cuts at this point. Does anyone know how i can fix this?

Do i need to revert back to an older version of Firefox? I'm on a mac using 10.14.6 Mojave.

Thanks,

Steve

Asked by steve285 1 day ago

Last reply by steve285 14 hours ago

Forbidden 403

When I try to access [https://www.surinenglish.com/] I got the following: Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden … (read more)

When I try to access [https://www.surinenglish.com/] I got the following:

Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. It has worked fine on this system and this browser before and still works fine in Vivaldi. No changes in AV software and no improvement when all extensions disabled. What could be causing it in FF (latest stable, Win 10)?

Asked by rafikiphoto 5 days ago

Last reply by rafikiphoto 3 days ago

Shrink-to-fit for printing does not work in Firefox 82.0.2

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3… (read more)

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3/4 of page is printed on full paper page (remainder does not carry over to next page). Width is correct. Full page will print if 80% reduction is chosen, but reduction is not in same proportion as paper page. Windows 7. Firefox 82.0.2. Read numerous articles and posts. Nothing works. Printer is Brother HL-2270DW connected via USB. Using about:config > print :

    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_paper_data    The value is "1"  
    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_shrink_to_fit     The value is "true"  
    scaling is .8  (tired 1.0 without success)

All other "print" keys are as described in numerous Google items on this topic. Right now I can only save the document as a .pdf, and then open in in Adobe DC that is installed on same computer. Document prints correctly. This is a pain. I read in one Google post that starting with version around 55 Firefox no longer uses Adobe plug-in for pdf files, but switched to its own plug-in - it is clumsy, and as in this situation it does not work. PLEASE go back to using Adobe plug-in.

Asked by hcole-pe 2 days ago

Last reply by hcole-pe 2 days ago

Some websites don't work correctly in Firefox but do work using Edge.

Problem: viewing radar at weatherunderground.com using Firefox only works in Safe Mode. This problem started about 3 weeks ago. The radar also works correctly using Edg… (read more)

Problem: viewing radar at weatherunderground.com using Firefox only works in Safe Mode. This problem started about 3 weeks ago. The radar also works correctly using Edge. Advice? It has to be a Firefox setting that I have wrong. I have already tried "refreshing Firefox". That caused me a lot of grief trying to get bookmarks back.

Asked by mnmshadow 5 days ago

Last reply by mnmshadow 3 days ago

Firefox crashing

Hello, I am using a new HP computer with Firefox as my main browser. I use two screens. I have had problems with Firefox for the past couple of weeks. I usually have a c… (read more)

Hello, I am using a new HP computer with Firefox as my main browser. I use two screens. I have had problems with Firefox for the past couple of weeks. I usually have a couple of windows of Firefox open. One on the first screen with multiple tabs and another on the other screen. I also run chat programs, Discord, Antivirus programs, Zoom, Slack, and a few others.

Firefox crashing has also crashed other programs. I have had Discord crash a few times and Displayfusion crash as well.

I updated FireFox to the newest version. I even uninstalled and then reinstalled. I updated Windows. Flash is turned off. My video drivers are updated. I checked for viruses and spyware. I did have some Bit Coin Mining malware detected, but it was quarantined last week. All scans now are clear.

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Asked by leon.aicsourcing 3 days ago

Last reply by leon.aicsourcing 1 day ago

How do I add more lines to the address bar drop down list in FF78?

Previously I used: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults, but that doesn't seem to do anything after this recent update. I have to visit a lot of different sites for my job and a… (read more)

Previously I used: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults, but that doesn't seem to do anything after this recent update. I have to visit a lot of different sites for my job and a longer list in the address bar drop down makes that happen very quickly. Being limited to only 7 is going to severely cut down on my efficiency.

Asked by darthno2 3 months ago

Last reply by darthno2 4 days ago

Firefox 82 with no connections establishes a connection

While using Firefox 82 with no open browser or tabs Firefox en-US sha256:5b651f2fa3c2d267c23184d29b6e6237af290575168e416ecef23128d94e8d5b establishes a connection to the … (read more)

While using Firefox 82 with no open browser or tabs Firefox en-US sha256:5b651f2fa3c2d267c23184d29b6e6237af290575168e416ecef23128d94e8d5b establishes a connection to the following

->ec2-35-167-145-222.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com:https (ESTABLISHED) ->104.16.249.249:https (ESTABLISHED)

Asked by Mace2 1 week ago

Last reply by Mace2 6 days ago

Wow! Super, super slow.

Wow! I only had to go through a hundred and eleventy-seven pages to get to this point. You know, there's actually pro forum software out there. I think I'll fix my proble… (read more)

Wow! I only had to go through a hundred and eleventy-seven pages to get to this point. You know, there's actually pro forum software out there.

I think I'll fix my problem by deleting the Firefox virus from my computer.

Asked by Artie 1 week ago

Last reply by Artie 4 minutes ago

Firefox Tags missing entirely from library

Using firefox 81.0.2 for a while now i've notiec that my library is missing a tags section entirely, so have no way to manage/browse by tags. I see Bookmarks See Pocket… (read more)

Using firefox 81.0.2 for a while now i've notiec that my library is missing a tags section entirely, so have no way to manage/browse by tags. I see Bookmarks See Pocket List downloads see synched tabs

but no tag option anywhere . i can edit bookmarks and add tags, but have no way to manage or view by tags.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by jesse11 5 days ago

Last reply by jesse11 4 days ago

Is it still possible to move tabs under the address bar?

Back several versions ago, a Firefox update moved tabs to the top of the screen, just below the header and above everything else. For me, this is totally counter-intuiti… (read more)

Back several versions ago, a Firefox update moved tabs to the top of the screen, just below the header and above everything else. For me, this is totally counter-intuitive. So I restored the older version of FF and disabled updates. Well now we're at the point where some pages aren't working and I'm being forced to update (v82). And of course, the problem has returned.

Is there any way to return the tabs to a position below the address bar and above the page itself?

And while I'm at it, is there a way to customize the looks of the tabs so that they once again look like the file folder tabs that they once did with the curved top corners? For me, this made them more easily identifiable as tabs.

Asked by enchant 2 days ago

Last reply by enchant 2 days ago

Firefox loads homedepot.com webpages very slowly

Firefox takes about 12 seconds to load homedepot.com webpages that are specific to products. Here is an example of a page that takes 12 seconds to load: https://www.hom… (read more)

Firefox takes about 12 seconds to load homedepot.com webpages that are specific to products. Here is an example of a page that takes 12 seconds to load: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Milwaukee-15-Amp-1-1-4-in-Stroke-Orbital-SUPER-SAWZALL-Reciprocating-Saw-with-Hard-Case-6538-21/202101594.

I have tried removing all of my add-ons and this does not fix the problem.

Asked by Rumboogy 1 week ago

Last reply by Rumboogy 1 week ago

3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off search does not respond on Bing in Firefox.

The 3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off searching is not responding on Bing in Firefox when it is clicked. The 3 bar lines just turn blue and there is n… (read more)

The 3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off searching is not responding on Bing in Firefox when it is clicked. The 3 bar lines just turn blue and there is no drop down choices to select for changing from moderate to off.

Asked by Rudedawg 5 days ago

Last reply by Rudedawg 3 days ago

Firefox will not handle Paypal transactions - or even a login to its own site here!

Hi. I was a constant user of Firefox until a year or so ago. The bloat came in and I followed the hordes to Chrome. Chrome now has similar problems, (21 instances for … (read more)

Hi. I was a constant user of Firefox until a year or so ago. The bloat came in and I followed the hordes to Chrome. Chrome now has similar problems, (21 instances for 3 sites? Really?), so I looked into Firefox once more and found it has apparently been updated. I took the plunge and reinstalled looking forward to easier browsing again. Hmmm.

I am a user of ebay and pay via Paypal. (Just saying that, I guess some of you know what is coming now.) I use Eset Internet Security which has always been very secure, easy to manage and has never given a problem with ebay or Paypal in any way with Chrome. I have it set to open a separate secure browser for Paypal transactions. Using Firefox I cannot get any Paypal transaction to complete.

It has a variety of issues which I seem to meet at random on the way. Sometimes it just refuses to start, the circling icon sits in the small secure browser screen which is empty white and spins ad infinitum. Sometimes it gets to an authentication screen with a picture of a code to type in, except the code is missing and the box is empty white. If I refresh, it shows the code but the first entry is always incorrect then the second entry, if I am offered it, is accepted and I continue to login. Once the login details have been entered and I see the message confirming the data has been sent to www.paypal.com, sometimes it stalls here again and never gets beyond that. Very occasionally I get past this and see a yellow pling with the message "Looks like this action is not supported. Please return and report this error so that we can support it in the future. (invalid client_ID or redirect_uri)". Well I am reporting it but I'm not holding my breath as this problem has been around for months if other people are to be believed.

I have cleared all cookies and caches and restarted Firefox. Nothing. I found a thread here where someone advised turning off location blocking for Paypal. No difference. Payments go through fine with Chrome so it can't be my security settings external to the browser, (Eset), and it can't be a Paypal issue. What is wrong with Firefox that such a necessary piece of functionality is either broken or is so unusual to set up that so many people, (I've searched so I have seen them), cannot make it work?

Any advice on this will be warmly welcomed.

Asked by Bordonbert 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Bordonbert 3 days ago

Constantly getting 404 Response each time I try to go to web site

I keep getting 404 messages when I try to go to web sites. I use LinuxMint 20. Constantly getting https://app.getresponse.com/error404.html and The page you're looking fo… (read more)

I keep getting 404 messages when I try to go to web sites. I use LinuxMint 20.

Constantly getting https://app.getresponse.com/error404.html and

The page you're looking for doesn't exist.

Here's what might have happened:

   you may have mistyped the URL
   the site was moved
   it was never here

Double-check the URL. Alternatively, go back. error404

So need help to get out of this GetResponse or something really aggravating. Loy Banks

Asked by Loy 3 days ago

Last reply by Loy 1 day ago

adobe flash error 2309 (I think)

I am trying to use a program (video display) and when I press the button to allow adobe flash I get a very small long thing and an error that says something like "#error … (read more)

I am trying to use a program (video display) and when I press the button to allow adobe flash I get a very small long thing and an error that says something like "#error 3409" I have re-installed it. My addons say that I have shockwave flash installed. I have installed adobe flash several times with the same result. Perhaps I should remove shockwave flash and install again. I have no clue.

Thank you................

Asked by greg 6 days ago

Last reply by greg 6 days ago

Logging in to third party websites

I have been logging in to M&S Internet Banking for ages. Now I can't. I phoned M&S support and they said try a different browser. I tried Microsoft Edge and was a… (read more)

I have been logging in to M&S Internet Banking for ages. Now I can't. I phoned M&S support and they said try a different browser. I tried Microsoft Edge and was able to log in normally. I don't want to use Edge I want to use Firefox. Any help will be appreciated. Andrew M

Asked by marjoribanks 1 month ago

Last reply by marjoribanks 5 days ago

Why doesn't "Delete cookies when Firefox is closed" also delete the Cache?

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people. Bu… (read more)

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people.

But from what I can tell, if you enable the option Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed, this doesn't clear the Cache, only Cookies?

In fact, the only way to clear the Cache at restart is to dig deep into the Clear history when Firefox closes settings, which few people would know to look in.

So, correct me if I'm wrong here, but isn't this giving users a false sense of security? They think all the Cookies will be deleted when they open Firefox, but actually the Cache is still there, allowing them to be easily identified?

Personally, I'm less concerned about cookies because they are opt-in (here in the UK). But as for being tracked via the cache, we have no say in that, so that's what I'm more concerned about.

Asked by MartyJames 1 week ago

Last reply by MartyJames 4 days ago