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Unwanted http redirecting to https

My sites are redirecting to https when they should not be redirecting. Problem does not exist with chrome , IE, and Edge. I have some sites that are blocked in some coun… (read more)

My sites are redirecting to https when they should not be redirecting. Problem does not exist with chrome , IE, and Edge.

I have some sites that are blocked in some countries if they are https. So I want these websites to be http. Better than nothing.

FF is directing http to https. I dont want that , but thanks anyway.

Asked by pixelpadre 3 months ago

Answered by pixelpadre 3 months ago

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Firefox keeps dropping my Internet connection?

I've had this problem since Windows 10 updates from November 2019? When I boot up first thing in the morning and open Firefox I am connected to the net with my ISP but Fi… (read more)

I've had this problem since Windows 10 updates from November 2019? When I boot up first thing in the morning and open Firefox I am connected to the net with my ISP but Firefox just hangs and in the bottom left corner says Looking up whatever I've clicked on say Gmail? Nothing happens. If I leave it a while say 2 or 3 minutes I am connected to Gmail and can read my emails. When I click on the link to say Facebook it just hangs again? It may or may not connect. When I open Google Chrome or Microsoft edge I am immediately connected to websites with no problem. I have researched this problem, switched off Microsoft Firewall, and added Firefox to my list in Malwarebytes Premium. It seems to run okay for a few day6s and then the problem returns? Everything okay this morning, all good. Closed Firefox, went had some lunch and when I opened again it refused to connect me to the net, but Google chrome and Edge does? I'm at my wits end now. It's clearly not a internet connection problem else I wouldn't be able to use Chrome or edge? This seems to be something in Firefox that is cutting me off. As I say if I click on a website within a minute or two it will connect me but only that site. Has anyone any idea what might be causing this. All Windows 10 and Malwarebytes software up to date as is Firefox, google chrome and edge. Hope someone can help!

Thanks.

Asked by GerryGee6 3 months ago

Answered by GerryGee6 3 months ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox crashes when I start a download. Firefox crashes when I leave full screen on youtube. Firefox crashes when I close a page. Firefox crashes multiple time when star… (read more)

Firefox crashes when I start a download. Firefox crashes when I leave full screen on youtube. Firefox crashes when I close a page. Firefox crashes multiple time when starting firefox. firefox does not record these crashes and when I try to submit the few reports that are there all fail. firefox crashes if I try to open download window if I try and revert to an older version firefox immediately after update my addons downloads an update that I can not stop and then updates all my addons again and immediately starts crashing again I am running 73.0.1 and also crashes trying find what version I am running and it crashes when I am trying to write this I don't get any error messages just shuts down Errol Foster

Asked by fostererrol 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Firefox can't load any page anymore, instead shows white tab.

Hi all! I need help getting my Firefox running again. Today it crashed (due to lack of available RAM), I had to shut it down in the task manager. When I restarted the bro… (read more)

Hi all! I need help getting my Firefox running again. Today it crashed (due to lack of available RAM), I had to shut it down in the task manager. When I restarted the browser, it couldn't load any content anymore. That means the upper control bars of the browser window work as usual, the lower part of the window stays completely blank.

I can't load any websites, local servers or routers, no local content such as images, or offline htmls, nor internal pages such as about:config.

What I tried so far:

- disabeling hardware acceleration

- disabeling proxy settings

- starting firefox in safe mode

- refreshing firefox

- reinstalling firefox (73.0)

- reinstall with profile reset

- reinstall with manual deleting Program Files\Mozilla Firefox and AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox

...maybe even more.

Nothing helped.

Interestingly, even firefox portable shows the same behavior now, though at least one page was able to load after 15 minutes or so. I also noticed that the firefox.exe is still active in the taskmanager after I close the browser (under user tab, not under processes) - I have no idea if this has to do with the problem.

I would really appreciate any help! Thanks! Jay.

Asked by DocJay 3 months ago

Answered by philipp 3 months ago

"Social media tracking block" new feature interferes with (SURPRISE!) control for Adobe Flash

Well, here we are at version 73.0 and the developers are now making life even more miserable after their premature decision to disallow Flash to run without having to be … (read more)

Well, here we are at version 73.0 and the developers are now making life even more miserable after their premature decision to disallow Flash to run without having to be authorized EVERY DAY on EVERY SITE that still uses it (and no, developers, you are not forcing the website designers to dump Flash faster by your stubbornness).

Today, I got a new drop-down from the address bar about Firefox blocking social media sites from tracking me. I can't complain about that -- at least, not until some problem pops up for me as a result of it -- but it is obscuring the control to allow Flash to run, and by the time I got the new drop-down cleared the control did not allow Flash to run and I had to reload the page.

However well-intentioned the developers are, I still maintain that they should -- until Flash officially deprecates at the end of the year -- allow a decision made by the user to allow Flash at a specific website to be saved by Firefox and eliminate the daily hassle of re-authorizing. ESPECIALLY SINCE NOW THAT OTHER ENHANCEMENTS INTERFERE WITH THE FLASH ALLOWING DROP-DOWN.

This is my ongoing request, which will be made on every new release this year until the developers understand that they are making the experience of using Firefox less user-friendly. All because they just couldn't wait for the Flash deprecation to change how Firefox treats that plug-in.

Guys, you are NOT the overseers of the internet, and the internet does not make changes just to keep you happy.

Fix this in version 74 so I don't have to embarrass you again over this.

Asked by Kymber 3 months ago

Last reply by RobertJ 3 months ago

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Unable to load external applications from Firefox, such as Zoom and Teamviewer

After the latest Firefox update, several websites I use that launch applications installed on my PC are no longer working. Zoom meetings is one of them, Teamviewer, and … (read more)

After the latest Firefox update, several websites I use that launch applications installed on my PC are no longer working. Zoom meetings is one of them, Teamviewer, and Solarwinds Take Control, OneDrive sync - anything really. I've tried uninstalling Firefox, removing all user data, and reinstalling but it is the same. Other browsers such as Chrome and the new Edge are working fine as expected.

Asked by timfoote 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Cannot Log into my Microsoft Account

Hi,I have WASTED that many hours on trying to log into my Microsoft account & it keeps telling me that I have entered the wrong password THIS IS 1000% incorrect,I am … (read more)

Hi,I have WASTED that many hours on trying to log into my Microsoft account & it keeps telling me that I have entered the wrong password THIS IS 1000% incorrect,I am starting to run out of Passwords I just Had Microsoft into my Computers & they got me to use BING Internet Explorer & it was no PROBLEM Logging in As they Stated,It is A PROBLEM WITH FIREFOX HOW DO I FIX IT????????????????? It is EXTREMELY FRUSTRATING Thanks Darryl

Asked by dasmit 2 months ago

Answered by McCoy 2 months ago

No Browser History Being Retained

Hello, Having the same issue with a new Win 10 Pro that I just bought and having same issue as before that I had for a long time and gave up. Firefox still does not reta… (read more)

Hello,

Having the same issue with a new Win 10 Pro that I just bought and having same issue as before that I had for a long time and gave up. Firefox still does not retain my browser history. Perplexed.

Thanks in advance for any fix. I'm using FF 73.0

Steven

Asked by StevenB 2 months ago

Last reply by user1321319 2 months ago

Why does Firefox ask for my master password on my laptop but not on my desktop?

I use a master password for my Firefox account. My desktop Firefox account only required me to enter my master password once and I have never, in the year or more since, … (read more)

I use a master password for my Firefox account. My desktop Firefox account only required me to enter my master password once and I have never, in the year or more since, had to enter it again. However on my laptop, I am constantly nagged to enter the master password each and ever time I open Firefox. And if I don't enter it and press cancel, it will eventually nag me a few seconds to a a few minutes later.

I've searched support and none of the suggestions have resolved the issue. I don't use AVG or Eset Internet Security. I followed the steps in the guide anyway but did not resolve the issue.

Thank you for your consideration.

My laptop: Microsoft Surface 6 i7-8650U, 8Gb RAM Windows 10 Home 64-bit version 1903 Firefox version 73.0.1

Asked by abejg 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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A web page is slowing down your browser.

Win 10/FF I reinstalled FF after automatically downloading 73.0 and I had a terrible day on computer yesterday. SLOW. It was fine today, for some reason, so there are n… (read more)

Win 10/FF I reinstalled FF after automatically downloading 73.0 and I had a terrible day on computer yesterday. SLOW. It was fine today, for some reason, so there are no issues I can detect. Because I have an old laptop, should I download the 32-bit version? I spent a lot of time restoring FF, even though I thought everything would rollover. Can I do the change w/o reinstalling everything???

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

Why doesn't Mozilla update support pages that are no longer accurate?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/where-find-and-manage-downloaded-files-firefox In this article it says to click "Show All Downloads". Well its 2020 and there ain't n… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/where-find-and-manage-downloaded-files-firefox In this article it says to click "Show All Downloads". Well its 2020 and there ain't no such thing anywhere on the page. Why is this still here? And is this common now? They are too disorganized that they can't update articles like this that are dispensing incorrect information?

Asked by moz2u 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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After install I have two versions of Firefox on Windows 10, one with bookmarks, one without. What should I do?

Firefox did an automatic update and totalled my old Firefox, or so I thought. I deleted Old Firefox. I downloaded new Firefox. Old Firefox reappeared with bookmarks, b… (read more)

Firefox did an automatic update and totalled my old Firefox, or so I thought. I deleted Old Firefox. I downloaded new Firefox. Old Firefox reappeared with bookmarks, but New Firefox also appeared without bookmarks. I am completely mystified as to what I should do. Delete new Firefox and continue to use old Firefox? Or is there some way to install new Firefox and keep my old bookmarks on which I rely? I find this unfortunate migration disturbing and am wondering what went wrong and what else is wrong with new Firefox and the migration process. Thanks to anyone who can help me on this.

Asked by wmschur 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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The most recent "upgrade" makes unreadable many web pages. How to undo this "upgrade"?

""Many users with low vision rely on Windows' High Contrast Mode to make websites more readable. Traditionally, to increase the readability of text, Firefox has disabled … (read more)

""Many users with low vision rely on Windows' High Contrast Mode to make websites more readable. Traditionally, to increase the readability of text, Firefox has disabled background images when High Contrast Mode is enabled. With today’s release of Firefox 73, we introduce a “readability backplate” solution which places a block of background color between the text and background image. Now, websites in High Contrast Mode are more readable without disabling background images."

This "upgrade" has made unreadable many webpages. I have - for years - used a high-contrast screen color set-up: black background with white letters. I used to be able to control the on-screen colors of visited and unvisited links. That control went away a few "upgrades" ago.

This most recent upgrade, make all e-Bay pages unreadable: there are huge white areas, which used to be black.

How do I undo this "upgrade", so that Firefox no longer wrecks my screen-color set-up.

Note: I will not - under any circumstances - address a problem created by an upgrade, by changing my computer's settings, e.g., by editing registry files, etc.

Asked by Jay Simkin 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Firefox73.0 Lockwise not listing saved passwords and logins

Overnight it seems that Firefox is no longer reading my old saved logins and passwords. I have checked to see that the logins.json and key4.db files are present, but the… (read more)

Overnight it seems that Firefox is no longer reading my old saved logins and passwords. I have checked to see that the logins.json and key4.db files are present, but the new Lockwise page shows nothing. When I look at the about:protections page, it shows that I still have 400+ logins and passwords protected. I tried to make a new profile and import backup data and Firefox still does not see the saved logins and passwords in the new profile. Any ideas on what is causing this behavior? I have so many accounts, and would like to get this functionality working again.

Asked by DDS94 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Firefox 73 has lost my logins and passwords

updated firefox now lockwise says no logins or passwords. Have tried most of the workarounds to no avail. I have no master password set, and use desktop on Windows 7, any… (read more)

updated firefox now lockwise says no logins or passwords. Have tried most of the workarounds to no avail. I have no master password set, and use desktop on Windows 7, any help? I have seen that others have the same problem with no solution. Any help would be much appreciated

Asked by Fozzie777 3 months ago

Last reply by Fozzie777 2 months ago

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cant open outlook.live.com email get a blank screen

when trying to open an outlook email it opens but all i get is a blank screen as the screen hangs with "https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/deeplink?version=2020022303.15&… (read more)

when trying to open an outlook email it opens but all i get is a blank screen as the screen hangs with "https://outlook.live.com/mail/0/deeplink?version=2020022303.15&popoutv2=1&leanbootstrap=1"

Asked by mcfarlane639 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

How to get FF developers to be able to make an extension the Home Page?

I use an extension "BookmarksHome" that I want to be the Homepage. Would like to see this feature in future update of FF. It is a matter of economy of keystrokes, Some pr… (read more)

I use an extension "BookmarksHome" that I want to be the Homepage. Would like to see this feature in future update of FF. It is a matter of economy of keystrokes, Some programmers get it but some do not. For me, it's the less keyboarding the better. Especially when I don't use my glasses when typing. ;-)

Asked by clc1 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Chrome saves a seperate profile for every website visited that cannot be deleted or stopped. Does Firefox do this? (this is not a cookie as such)

This is a direct question as to whether Firefox saves any user NON DELETEABLE information. It appears Chrome does. These are not cookies or history as I know it. Presumab… (read more)

This is a direct question as to whether Firefox saves any user NON DELETEABLE information. It appears Chrome does. These are not cookies or history as I know it. Presumably after Chrome has uploaded to a server somewhere it is then deleted or perhaps there is a timed or storage limit delete. The Chrome explanation is that "it makes the user experience faster and better". More likely is that google is increasingly being denied cookie & tracking data because of privacy addons or public opinion, they have a new way to get most of the same information. They just call it a "profile" rather than a cookie.

Asked by bernie4 3 months ago

Answered by bernie4 3 months ago

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Firefox won't load google

So firefox will not let me search with Google, Bing, DuckDuckgo. But Baidu works. It is saying that it is a security issue. And thanks to google header which is strict tr… (read more)

So firefox will not let me search with Google, Bing, DuckDuckgo. But Baidu works. It is saying that it is a security issue. And thanks to google header which is strict transport security it will not load. This is the full error code

   https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=blah+blah+blah
   
   Peer's Certificate issuer is not recognised.
   
   HTTP Strict Transport Security: true
   HTTP Public Key Pinning: true
   
   Certificate chain:
   
   -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
   MIIEbDCCA1SgAwIBAgIQFa+SxCvxRZAIAAAAACqy5DANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADAi
   MSAwHgYDVQQDExdNaWNyb3NvZnQgRmFtaWx5IFNhZmV0eTAeFw0yMDAxMjEwODE2
   MzVaFw0yMDA0MTQwODE2MzVaMGgxCzAJBgNVBAYTAlVTMRMwEQYDVQQIEwpDYWxp
   Zm9ybmlhMRYwFAYDVQQHEw1Nb3VudGFpbiBWaWV3MRMwEQYDVQQKEwpHb29nbGUg
   TExDMRcwFQYDVQQDEw53d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbTCCASIwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEBBQAD
   ggEPADCCAQoCggEBAN8dkDyiIYA9vjPY9pZwPzCeML1SmShqroJBLLrgJC0Z4VY5
   IWuF24bU3WAd9HmFEujyJxb97WophVCVICocKGFi0aG5UUqIiGbEh8atTLfiiLIb
   iiNcXkQPSFy5e5STIOtxMkAzWLMFY1pygxW1idzentRxdD1oWVrvvAcFSZCHHVGH
   082jsZS0vqaak9P8lPnNj9UFemaFGPpOPXs1FGr19pepeK6NeVoF8E1vLY9BFWHN
   64oKs0lCkqKXeBrjTiX8UrmdI78QtmlEEELPWRgvj0iYV/yhmV9mR8MPljbvsOUr
   55LrEmXrFqYT5GiacBzbZTs1LUPCSdUr4SMJ5N8CAwEAAaOCAVYwggFSMAwGA1Ud
   EwEB/wQCMAAwGQYDVR0RBBIwEIIOd3d3Lmdvb2dsZS5jb20wIQYDVR0gBBowGDAI
   BgZngQwBAgIwDAYKKwYBBAHWeQIFAzCCAQIGCisGAQQB1nkCBAIEgfMEgfAA7gB1
   ALIeBcyLos2KIE6HZvkruYolIGdr2vpw57JJUy3vi5BeAAABb8djq3QAAAQDAEYw
   RAIgAKEqXW6ShwnAYzVPn0webAiLaHMA5sWQaoz9S3KuMu4CIFKaSXGjoVQQsbFY
   BeGaNAavGhGgN36/jLtTTdP/N6DkAHUAXqdz+d9WwOe1Nkh90EngMnqRmgyEoRIS
   hBh1loFxRVgAAAFvx2OrlAAABAMARjBEAiAerdJ+wqlsdSRh+RonxVaPszSmVALt
   qS4bhFvJ6y293gIgQy1hHPLGcs8g+NOpD20+frIxjeGZA7iirJN8rBLJdPkwDQYJ
   KoZIhvcNAQELBQADggEBAMr0MYiMnxQgg/ZgbJmgZqnAtsJT+WcFzvwzyWnwcKpo
   +yR12mLOw1wVVcqwvlnKti7Dy2OrqiI/9Iq0IdUG/UfGHWygPkg6dJL+2gOzIzQZ
   TsmYa1IFazFRjiKl4TP/Es0miVcz8q6KgFwmkM/IOfKNCgKk7KeLfJ2IMPZthxA2
   YKif1t05BN1Jslfls6vssFNcmWvEn/Ix+3Z9fcjgNv5XkTqgvTGiD9CIzsxye3+G
   57yk/dFWVylJ5zMEL8CyKJfJwsaRxaKqN3i5z/uKQSVkALW2R/8klNS7es/LKh9Z
   ifW+RSq7r+BVbikAoALBztZvjgSZ6gO/EKFZE3mizo0=
   -----END CERTIFICATE-----

Asked by Fury_Phoenix 3 months ago

Answered by Fury_Phoenix 3 months ago