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Paypal Homepage Crashes Windows - OK when FFOX restarted with disabled Add-ons...BUT.....

Paypal Homepage Crashes Windows - OK when FFOX restarted with disabled Add-ons...BUT..... I've had a problem whereby when I access www.paypal.com using Firefox [v78.0.1 3… (read more)

Paypal Homepage Crashes Windows - OK when FFOX restarted with disabled Add-ons...BUT.....

I've had a problem whereby when I access www.paypal.com using Firefox [v78.0.1 32 or 64 bit on 64 bit Win10 Home System], there is a 'video error' of some sort and Windows will often blue screen. Extra Info: I discovered from another PC that the Paypal Homepage dislays an MP4 video.

It does not happen with Chrome based browesers or 'legacy' Edge. It does not happen on a Windows 10 PRO system that is set up in a similar manner the one that crashes. It seems not to happen when I 'Restart with Add-ons disabled' [via the Help 'drop-down'].

It does happen with Add-ons enabled and ALSO with Add-ons MANUALLY disabled.

I thought that I may have a video driver software/firmware error or video card hardware error but as it 'seems' not to happen when I 'Restart with Add-ons disabled' [via the Help 'drop-down'],

                                                                                                              (I tried a good number of times)

I assume it's not a video card driver or H/W error (?)

My initial question is: 'Is there a difference between:

  1.  'Restart with Add-ons disabled' [via the Help 'drop-down']

and

  2. Manually disabling all Add-ons [not plugins]

If anyone has any ideas, I would be grateful [thanks in advance].

                                                 [Attached are snapshots of the: problem; Add-ons; and Plugs-ins]

Asked by rob3109buy 21 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 13 hours ago

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address bar dropdown arrow and menu of sites gone with recent update of firefox

"question: says it all. I have gone to "Options' and checked all the boxes and still I get only an abbreviated list of sites that I visit or have visited and this does no… (read more)

"question: says it all. I have gone to "Options' and checked all the boxes and still I get only an abbreviated list of sites that I visit or have visited and this does not change with time. I have been using Firefox for years and this has never happened after an upgrade. For instance every time i want to go to my Hotmail account, I have to type in the URL in the address bar where as I used to be able to hit the drop down arrow in the address bar, a menu would drop down and i could click on Hotmail or Bank of America, etc and be taken to the site.

Asked by casale 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Is there a correct way to close Firefox from a .bat file

Hi, I am on windows 10/FF 78.01 and I have a batch file that on closure saves many things to another disk. Recently I added the saving of my Firefox profiles folder. I ha… (read more)

Hi,

I am on windows 10/FF 78.01 and I have a batch file that on closure saves many things to another disk. Recently I added the saving of my Firefox profiles folder. I had read that when exporting/saving this folder one should ensure that Firefox is closed. Is there a tidy way of closing Firefox in my .bat script?

Currently I am using the cmd taskkill /F /IM firefox.exe but I notice that when I reload Firefox it restarts pretty well exactly where it left off rather than starting with my standard set of tabs as defined in my option 'Use current pages'. It's not a big deal but it would nice to know if there is a correct way to close FF that gives the same restart result as when I do a manual hit 'x' /Close n tabs. Thank you


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Asked by oldchap47 8 hours ago

Answered by oldchap47 2 hours ago

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open teams in firefox

I have firefox 78.0.1 64b on windows 10 installed I have teams of MS installed if you go the website of teams called by meeting invite - there is a possibility to start t… (read more)

I have firefox 78.0.1 64b on windows 10 installed I have teams of MS installed if you go the website of teams called by meeting invite - there is a possibility to start the teams standalone application. when requesting this in FF, it does not start teams - on the page is also indicated that FF is not supported for teams. if I do this in edge (I never use edge - just for test) this opens the appl is there a setting that would prevent this ? can we configure this to allow starting an appl ? thanks for all update/help best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 1 day ago

Answered by philipp 1 day ago

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Can't log into banking website after firefox update

A new update was released on July 1, 2020. I just did the update and right after could no longer log into my banking website. When I go to log in, the bank website I get … (read more)

A new update was released on July 1, 2020. I just did the update and right after could no longer log into my banking website. When I go to log in, the bank website I get a 404 Error message. I can log in using Chrome or Brave web browsers with no issue. I have no firewall on. I tried going to an older version of firefox but that did not work. I tried removing all stored data in Firefox; the "forget about this site" in History. It's not working

Asked by ZJ 1 day ago

Answered by scrypt 12 hours ago

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YouTube videos won't play in Firefox, always shows error message

Running Firefox version 78.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 version 1903. Whenever I try and play a YouTube video it always fails to load and shows the attached error message .… (read more)

Running Firefox version 78.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 version 1903. Whenever I try and play a YouTube video it always fails to load and shows the attached error message

. I feel like I've tried everything under the sun to fix it so I'm wondering if it's actually Windows that broke it. It's been happening for about four days now but it could have started before that and I didn't notice. So far I've tried:

 * Clearing cookies/cache
 * Using private browsing
 * Disabling addons (the only ones I use are ublock origin and reddit enhancement suite)
 * Restarting in safe mode
 * Completely reinstalling Firefox
 * Disabling hardware acceleration
 * Reverting to version 77
 * Flushing my DNS
 * Using a different WiFi network

I've confirmed that YouTube videos work fine in Chrome and Edge so it's specific to the Firefox/YouTube combination. I have noticed the browser as a whole has been a little slower lately, especially when it comes to videos but I don't have any evidence that these issues are related.

Asked by jabraymc 19 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 19 hours ago

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when i try to log in to my bank account i keep getting an error message

when i try to log in to my bank account i keep getting error message 1007# the username and password are correct, yet when i log in with google chrome there is no problem… (read more)

when i try to log in to my bank account i keep getting error message 1007# the username and password are correct, yet when i log in with google chrome there is no problem!!?

Asked by Em 23 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 19 hours ago

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Lost all bookmarks after Firefox/Windows update!

Hello Community Do hope someone can help? Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call… (read more)

Hello Community

Do hope someone can help?

Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call Mozilla Firefox Technical Support. I've been unable to find a number.

I had a Windows update around the same time as a Firefox update, May/June, only realised all saved bookmarks prior to June 2020 have disappeared. This has never happened before.

Urgently need to find out if there's a method of retrievel or have it confirmed that all of these very important bookmarks are permanently lost.

Thank you in advance

Asked by Col 1 day ago

Answered by Col 23 hours ago

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How to except Espacent cookies?

Espacenet, a patent site, says I can't download patents into my Firefox unless Firefox is setup to accept cookies from their site. How do I do that? I have version 78.0.… (read more)

Espacenet, a patent site, says I can't download patents into my Firefox unless Firefox is setup to accept cookies from their site. How do I do that? I have version 78.0.a (x64 en us). Thank you, Joe Mangino Jr. joe.mangino.jr@gmail.com

If you would be able to find the time, I sure would appreciate it. I am on a deadline.

Sorry if this post came through twice.

Thank you,

Joe Mangino Jr.

Asked by joe.mangino.jr 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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The printer control page on my local network is blocked because of certificate error.

The control page of my locally connected printer at 192.168.1.5 is being blocked as a "dangerous" site because it doesn't have a valid certificate as a web site. It's li… (read more)

The control page of my locally connected printer at 192.168.1.5 is being blocked as a "dangerous" site because it doesn't have a valid certificate as a web site. It's literally RIGHT NEXT TO MY COMPUTER! No path to the public internet is involved! How can I make this an exception (i.e. a "trusted site") to the certificate error blocking routine? I don't want to drop certificate checking for OUTSIDE web pages, just the one that controls my printer (the same IP address is accessible for printing and scanning, but not for editing my printer's options).

The frame for the printer's home page displays but with no data, and no data is displayed when anything is clicked. I've tried to add a screen shot but it doesn't upload.

Asked by jallan32 1 day ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 23 hours ago

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How to enable recommended by pocket

Hi there! My recommended by pocket feature disappeared after the most recent Firefox update. Im currently running 78.01 version. I also tried about:config and the browser… (read more)

Hi there!

My recommended by pocket feature disappeared after the most recent Firefox update. Im currently running 78.01 version. I also tried about:config and the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.section.topstories is set to true, but pocket recommendations are still missing from the homepage. Your help will be much appreciated.

Asked by havoc321 4 days ago

Answered by ekvch 2 days ago

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Sync and Master Password agrivation

I like FF Sync and I like using the Master Password I set up in Options. I use them on all my machines. But why does FF have to constantly ask me my Master Password (MP… (read more)

I like FF Sync and I like using the Master Password I set up in Options. I use them on all my machines. But why does FF have to constantly ask me my Master Password (MP) every time I boot up? I'm usually drilling down into my bookmarks tree trying to locate my destination when... POP! There's that darn MP dialog box popping up and stopping everything. I have to then start all over. Happens every time.

I tried to train myself to first sign into Sync as soon as I got to the Desktop, but that seems like it should be unnecessary.

Isn't there any way that the MP can be fed to Sync automatically if I am the only one using the machine? Can I eliminate Sync from asking for the password? Any work-arounds at all?

Asked by Clutch 1 day ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 23 hours ago

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Suddenly can't make PayPal payments on eBay using Firefox

I've had no problems for years when using PayPal to pay for Ebay items, but suddenly 14/02/2020 the PayPal pop-up window just sits there with the spinning circle. Paying … (read more)

I've had no problems for years when using PayPal to pay for Ebay items, but suddenly 14/02/2020 the PayPal pop-up window just sits there with the spinning circle. Paying by credit/debit card works fine, but I want the payment to come straight out from my bank account. Followed the simple instructions like disabling AdBlocker and checking Pop-ups are allowed, as given in other answers. Still stuck for a solution, saw elsewhere a reference to user_pref file but that just confused me as I'm not that technically minded. Any help would be gratefully received.

Asked by djmb 4 months ago

Answered by ramos5391 2 months ago

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Amazon Assistant snoops and popsup on screen

When I shop online on various sites, (Lowe's, Home Depot, Walmart, etc.) Amazon Assistant slides over the content suggesting a purchase on Amazon. How do I (1) stop Amaz… (read more)

When I shop online on various sites, (Lowe's, Home Depot, Walmart, etc.) Amazon Assistant slides over the content suggesting a purchase on Amazon. How do I (1) stop Amazon from getting my search results and (2) halt the popups on my screen?

Asked by George of F.O. 1 day ago

Answered by philipp 1 day ago

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Open Firefox as a popup window - without URL or tab bars.

Is it possible to open Firefox from command line (or shortcut) without loading the URL or tab bars? My current workaround is to load the URL and then click a bookmarklet … (read more)

Is it possible to open Firefox from command line (or shortcut) without loading the URL or tab bars?

My current workaround is to load the URL and then click a bookmarklet which opens the tab in a popup window. Is there a way to open a link directly in a popup window?

I've scanned about:config to no avail, and it seems all the popup extensions just do what my bookmarklet does.

Ideally there would be a command line flag like --popup which does exactly that, but the closest thing I could find is --headless and --kiosk which don't work that way.

I also made a new profile named "popup" and intended to add extensions which hide the nav bar, but it looks like extensions aren't allowed to do that any more.

Asked by kevin 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Unable to login to Credit Union

Today, July 8, 2020, I am unable to use Firefox to login to my NFCU account. Called the Credit Union and it is not on their end. Log in for CU works on Chrome, Internet E… (read more)

Today, July 8, 2020, I am unable to use Firefox to login to my NFCU account. Called the Credit Union and it is not on their end. Log in for CU works on Chrome, Internet Explorer and Bing. Error message is: - - - Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://signon.navyfederal.org/siteminderagent/forms/nfcu.fcc" on this server.

Reference #18.3c09c617.1594220052.49fad8a3 - - - This login method has worked for over a decade on Firefox and most recently as June 30, 2020. Now it no longer accepts the login page as valid. I have tried clearing the cache/history/cookies - no result.

Earlier this morning, Chrome gave me the same message, but it is now working with the Credit Union login. Firefox is the browser I use most and is my preferred browser. I do not want to use Bing for banking. Please fix this issue.

Thanks.

Asked by jdboll8152 1 day ago

Answered by jdboll8152 1 day ago

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Roblox working on google chrome but not firefox

i see others with this issue but no real solution, i really do not wish to switch back to chrome but i tried safe mode and uninstalling and reinstalling, it works perfect… (read more)

i see others with this issue but no real solution, i really do not wish to switch back to chrome but i tried safe mode and uninstalling and reinstalling, it works perfectly fine on chrome just not on firefox

Asked by Kozan 3 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 days ago