Get virus/spywae msg when trying to access file online from trusted site

I keep getting this error message: Virus/Spyware Download Blocked Download of the virus/spyware has been blocked in accordance with company policy. Please contact your s… (read more)

I keep getting this error message:

Virus/Spyware Download Blocked

Download of the virus/spyware has been blocked in accordance with company policy. Please contact your system administrator if you believe this is in error.

File name: abcrs.resources.ca.gov/guidelines/guideline_655.pdf

Asked by brettgbaker 9 minutes ago

Locked Enterprise roots

I have "the Enterprise Roots preference" problem. I followed the solution and changed the "security.certerrors.mitm.auto_enable_enterprise_roots " toggle without a proble… (read more)

I have "the Enterprise Roots preference" problem. I followed the solution and changed the "security.certerrors.mitm.auto_enable_enterprise_roots " toggle without a problem. However, when it came to the "security.enterprise_roots.enabled" line in config... I show a lock and I am unable to highlight that function. Thanks for the help!!

Asked by BuffaloGary 17 minutes ago

Unable to restore session from file

Hey! First time I get that, I usually lose my tabs due to my mistake but this morning after starting my PC all the tabs were gone with no option to restore or any error … (read more)

Hey!

First time I get that, I usually lose my tabs due to my mistake but this morning after starting my PC all the tabs were gone with no option to restore or any error message. I backed up my previous session json and other files by hand but every time i copy it back into my profile folder and rename it sessionstore.jsonlz4 it just gets deleted after I open firefox and none of my old tabs get loaded. I scrounged the files before and saw that they contain my lost tabs, I just can't seem to restore them. I tried reinstalling firefox too but that didn't help.

Did the restore system change or is the backup corrupt ? Thanks!

Fred

Asked by ftarabout 25 minutes ago

How to disable Firefox address bar in v83

So I've recently updated to v83 and find out that that annoying address bar is back. I don't really want to use Chrome.css because I'm not good at programming or anything… (read more)

So I've recently updated to v83 and find out that that annoying address bar is back. I don't really want to use Chrome.css because I'm not good at programming or anything like that and I am afraid I might break my browser.

I have the solutions for v77 on my about:config and tried toggling them true/false and restarting my computer but I think Firefox "fixed" those workarounds.

Anybody have any new suggestions? Or am I stuck with this (I wouldn't mind it so much but it goes to it automatically when I open a new tab and that annoys me. I'm happy the history part of the workaround is still working cause I do NOT want anyone knowing my history. That's my business not theirs).

Asked by susannah121088 32 minutes ago

Keyboard Audio Control?

Pressing any key while in a tab that has audio playing/loaded causes it to begin playing again (multiple key presses cause layered audio playing). I've already disabled m… (read more)

Pressing any key while in a tab that has audio playing/loaded causes it to begin playing again (multiple key presses cause layered audio playing). I've already disabled media control via keyboard in options and uninstalled and reinstalled firefox. Any ideas?

Asked by jordan.chambers3791 37 minutes ago

Does restoro part of firefox download?

Not sure why this page deleted my question while trying to share data but I'll start again. I'm getting Malwarebyte alerts from something in firefox.exe, it's called rest… (read more)

Not sure why this page deleted my question while trying to share data but I'll start again.

I'm getting Malwarebyte alerts from something in firefox.exe, it's called restoro. It's not a program that's in my control panel so I can't delete it. It was quarantined but seconds later it was trying again. I included an image of the last scan done Nov. 28. I've deleted firefox before but it came back when I installed again. Is it something that firefox is supposed to have or is it some trojan that's latched onto firefox?

Asked by colemyst 2 days ago

Last reply by colemyst 41 minutes ago

zoom links blocked

hi all! I'm trying to use Zoom with my new work account and Firefox keeps blocking all zoom links, I can't even sign into my zoom profile Experienced behavior: Click on … (read more)

hi all!

I'm trying to use Zoom with my new work account and Firefox keeps blocking all zoom links, I can't even sign into my zoom profile

Experienced behavior: Click on zoom (meeting tool) link New tab opens w/ 'Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue'

Expected behavior Click on zoom link New tab opens w/ request to open in application Choose Zoom application Open Meeting

Asked by flekkowich 58 minutes ago

Youtube videos pausing when played in same window

If I have two Youtube videos open in the same window, on different tabs, attempting to play one will automatically pause the other, which makes playing two videos simulta… (read more)

If I have two Youtube videos open in the same window, on different tabs, attempting to play one will automatically pause the other, which makes playing two videos simultaneously inconvenient. This will not occur if the videos are in different windows. How can I disable this?

Asked by sorel.anri 1 hour ago

Cannot select built-in camera on iMac

Whenever I have to go to a videoconference hosted through the browser (like GoogleMeet or Theranest), Firefox asks me to choose a camera, but it doesn't allow me to choos… (read more)

Whenever I have to go to a videoconference hosted through the browser (like GoogleMeet or Theranest), Firefox asks me to choose a camera, but it doesn't allow me to choose the built-in FaceTime camera on my iMac. The only option it offers is EpocCam, which I have installed on my phone but never use. (I've attached a screenshot so you can see that I can't choose any other camera – it just doesn't give me the option!) I must have selected EpocCam once several months ago, but I cannot figure out how to get rid of it as an option on Firefox and I can't choose the built-in camera. I've searched for hours to find a solution but can't figure out how to deal with this. I don't have a similar problem on Safari, which is the only other browser I have installed at this point; and I don't want to migrate all my stuff to a new browser just because of this presumably easy-to-solve problem. Help!

Asked by jason.robert.brown 1 hour ago

losing tabs when firefox updates

Every so often when Firefox updates - but not every time it updates - it reverts to the status of tabs from some time before: for whatever date it chooses (in the case of… (read more)

Every so often when Firefox updates - but not every time it updates - it reverts to the status of tabs from some time before: for whatever date it chooses (in the case of today it chose November 7th) it brings up the tabs that were open on that day. This means it brings up tabs I closed in the weeks after November 7th and it loses all new tabs I have opened since November 7th; if I opened and closed them since November 7th they are not in history - all tabs that were opened since November 7th disappear without a trace, so none of the new tabs that were open that I was working on are available after the update.

Why is this happening? And what can I do about it?

Asked by dewitt.kathleen 2 hours ago

A bit more documentation of the "Refersh Firefox" would be nice.

I have a problem with FireFox and it has been suggested I "refresh" it. I have been down this road a long time ago and it was a world of hurt for me. Why? Well: a - it d… (read more)

I have a problem with FireFox and it has been suggested I "refresh" it.

I have been down this road a long time ago and it was a world of hurt for me.

Why?

Well: a - it didn't fix the problem and b - there seems to be little documentation on "how to put things back to the way they were if that doesn't fix the problem".

So I am reluctant to do this as I have a lot of open tabs. From memory it is 47 WINDOWS (sessions?) of FireFox and countless tabs in each of those. I'd say the range is from 1 to...... 40 (at a guess)

Anyway, back to the topic:

I go through the motions. It does/doesn't work.

How do I put things back to normal? (Though yes that means the problem will remain. But if it doesn't work, it would be nice to be at least back to having those tabs I use where they were.)

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 day ago

Last reply by teeny_weeny 2 hours ago

Google Translate Can't Playback Audio and Other Audio Issues

When pressing the speaker icon in Google Translate, I get a toast message saying "Can't playback audio. Try refreshing page." I also have a plugin that uses an online lib… (read more)

When pressing the speaker icon in Google Translate, I get a toast message saying "Can't playback audio. Try refreshing page." I also have a plugin that uses an online library of sounds to pronounce highlighted words, but does not produce any audio when pressing play.

I have tried:

  • Restarting Firefox
  • Restarting Machine
  • Toggling all auto-play features, hardware acceleration, extensions, and plugins
  • Starting Firefox in Safe Mode
  • Reinstalling Firefox
  • Configuring speakers
  • Re-enabling Firefox in Windows Firewall

In the Developer console I get the following error message: DOMException: An unknown error occurred while processing decodeAudioData. (Attached screenshot)

My current Windows version is 1909

Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks.

Asked by JayTree 4 hours ago

Collections sync

Hi- i'm a little confused about the "collections" feature on my pixel. is it supposed to carry over onto my computer? I'd love to access my collections on my desktop. I a… (read more)

Hi- i'm a little confused about the "collections" feature on my pixel. is it supposed to carry over onto my computer? I'd love to access my collections on my desktop. I also recently upgraded my phone- my collections haven't transferred over to my new phone and that's also frustrating. I might just be an idiot but i can't seem to find any documentation on whether collections syncs between desktop and mobile; an indication that this is generally thought to be so obvious it needs no documentation.

Asked by levisjeans5 4 hours ago

mozilla dissapeared

Came home this morning to find a new version of Microsoft Edge on computer,(did not request it). Mozilla was gone. My entire bookmark list was gone and my saved password … (read more)

Came home this morning to find a new version of Microsoft Edge on computer,(did not request it). Mozilla was gone. My entire bookmark list was gone and my saved password list was gone. I turned off the computer before I went out of town for the holiday and turned it on again this morning.

Asked by Paul 4 hours ago

Firefox security

I have had Firefox Mozilla for years and I want to amend my password to be more secure. I have tried www.firefox.com and I get mozilla but when I have loged in I cannot f… (read more)

I have had Firefox Mozilla for years and I want to amend my password to be more secure. I have tried www.firefox.com and I get mozilla but when I have loged in I cannot find anywhere to update/amend my password and there is no ACCOUNT in my task bar only Profile, Settings and Inbox none of these show password to amend. John Gilbert john-v-gilbert2@gmx.co.uk

Asked by JohnVG 4 hours ago

Firefox Browser Bookmarks bar arrows not working (>>)

Hello, I've Firefox on Fedora last version Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) 64 bit The bookmarks bar works fine for the standard visible part, but the arrows button (check… (read more)

Hello, I've Firefox on Fedora last version Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) 64 bit

The bookmarks bar works fine for the standard visible part, but the arrows button (check out the pic attached) to open the rest of the bookmarks contained in the list, is not working, doesn't open the rest of the list at all.

Thank you Marino

Asked by marinodolcettibernes 5 hours ago

Pictures in Yahoo articles don't always show-up (Part 2)

I recently posted a question on how to fix Yahoo articles pictures not showing-up (it's about half of the pictures in some articles). It appears to be related to picture… (read more)

I recently posted a question on how to fix Yahoo articles pictures not showing-up (it's about half of the pictures in some articles). It appears to be related to pictures that are tied to Instagram, Twitter, etc. I did get a couple of responses to my issue....thank you. The problem is that neither response fixed the problem. Yahoo is a major site that Firefox should fully support. Microsoft Edge works perfectly when using the Yahoo site. I have been a long, long time Firefox user on multiple devices, but I am about ready to switch to Edge for good if this can't be corrected. How do I (or anybody seeing this) let the Firefox developers know this problem needs to be fixed stat?

Thanks, Jim

Asked by jimrhood 6 hours ago