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OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. will be installed shortly" but doesn't install

I was having the "PRR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR" Secure Connection Error and after going through that whole list of fixes ending with me deleting my firefox account and creating … (read more)

I was having the "PRR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR" Secure Connection Error and after going through that whole list of fixes ending with me deleting my firefox account and creating a new one the issue is still happening on sites like youtube after trying to play a video for a bit so i disovered that the two default plugins were giving these messages: OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. will be installed shortly", "Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will be installed shortly." and wont install so at this point I think the final issue I need to solve to 100% fix things is to get these two plugins to finally install but I don't know how to force it to do that

Asked by That_Guy98 2 days ago

Last reply by That_Guy98 2 days ago

Impossible to create new profile or utilize Firefox

Hi, After several issues with firefox not opening or loading websites properly, I attempted to do a clear reinstall of firefox. However upon installing I get the followin… (read more)

Hi, After several issues with firefox not opening or loading websites properly, I attempted to do a clear reinstall of firefox. However upon installing I get the following series of issues which prevent firefox from working all together.

Upon starting up Firefox automatically opens the profile manager. On first attempt the "Create Profile Wizard" would not function all together. After manually adding the "Mozilla" and "Firefox" folders to %appdata% it will now open, however the following issues occur regardless of any attempt made on my behalf.

If attempting to save a new profile to the default location the following error occurs

Profile couldn’t be created. Probably the chosen folder isn’t writable. [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80520015 (NS_ERROR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED) [nsIToolkitProfileService.createProfile]" nsresult: "0x80520015 (NS_ERROR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED)" location: "JS frame :: chrome://mozapps/content/profile/createProfileWizard.js :: onFinish :: line 239" data: no]

If attempting to save a new profile to a different location the following error occurs when trying to either start up OR quit firefox

An unexpected error has prevented your changes from being saved.

After a times.json file is created

I have tried running in administrator mode, safe mode, everything I could possibly think of, and at this point I am convinced I will never be able to use firefox again despite having loved the browser for over a decade Attempting to find help through the knowledge base has completely failed

Asked by PrivateUser1 3 days ago

Last reply by PrivateUser1 2 days ago

Access linked files on a webpage

Hello When I try to access a document file from a link on a webpage, Firefox is requiring that I first save the file to my iMac. I do not want to do this, I only want to … (read more)

Hello

When I try to access a document file from a link on a webpage, Firefox is requiring that I first save the file to my iMac. I do not want to do this, I only want to see the file (word document). This has only just started to occur since I recently upgraded my iMac to MacOS Monterey (12.1).

Can anyone let me know how to stop this happening?

Hamerdoon.

Asked by Hamerdoon 3 days ago

Firefox 95.0.2 requests update even if it's most recent

I'm using the current version of Firefox, which is 95.0.0.2. However, from time to time I get a message saying FF "... could not update itself, so I should manually downl… (read more)

I'm using the current version of Firefox, which is 95.0.0.2. However, from time to time I get a message saying FF "... could not update itself, so I should manually download and install a newer version". After that, there is a message in the hamburger menu saying "update available - download now".

Has anybody an idea why Firefox thinks there is a newer version than the one I have installed?

Cheers,

Peter

Asked by peter.bauer 5 days ago