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Fast Fox

This add-on/extension (and my Fast Fox spelling may be off) is bedeviling me. Apparently part of the latest Firefox update, it seems to appear at startup with our Macbook… (read more)

This add-on/extension (and my Fast Fox spelling may be off) is bedeviling me. Apparently part of the latest Firefox update, it seems to appear at startup with our Macbook Air and GMail, asking if it should continue. Cannot find the rascal to get rid of it. Please advise.

Asked by hookc Prieš 12 valandų

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 1 valandą

Websites not loading

Since January 14 2022, my Firefox (and other browsers like Safari & Chrome) can't load certain websites, notably meetup.com and guardian.co.uk. I've checked with both… (read more)

Since January 14 2022, my Firefox (and other browsers like Safari & Chrome) can't load certain websites, notably meetup.com and guardian.co.uk.

I've checked with both ISP and Apple support (Macbook Air M1 2020 on Mac OS 12.1). After running tests, both maintain there are no issues with internet connectivity.

I'm aware that Mozilla (as far as Firefox goes) is working on a solution and has offered a workaround. I have tried it and it doesn't work.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Asked by Dialogix Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by Zian Shi Prieš 2 valandas

Credit card nickname

I would like to name my credit cards ("Irl's AMEX", "B's auto Visa"). Safari allows this but Firefox doesn't seem to. Or at least I can't find it. Basically, when I view … (read more)

I would like to name my credit cards ("Irl's AMEX", "B's auto Visa"). Safari allows this but Firefox doesn't seem to. Or at least I can't find it. Basically, when I view a saved credit card, instead of seeing, e.g., "****1234 2025-01" I'd like to see a text entry which I can edit. I'm even willing to do a bit of fancy footwork (add something to the .plist, say). OS X High Sierra, 10.13.6.

Asked by irl1 Prieš 2 valandas

BBC website believes I'm outside the UK

The BBC website believes I am in another country, other than the UK. It currently redirects from bbc.co.uk to bbc.com, with some content no longer being available. I hav… (read more)

The BBC website believes I am in another country, other than the UK. It currently redirects from bbc.co.uk to bbc.com, with some content no longer being available.

I have checked my IP, and it is currently a UK-based IP address. I do not have any active VPN profiles.

I have refreshed Firefox, deleted profiles, and redownloded but still the issue presists.

This problem is not reflective on any other browsers on the same machine.

Grateful for your help.

This is the BBC's advice, which I have followed - https://www.bbc.co.uk/contact/questions/behind-the-scenes/website-domain-change

Asked by james_UK47 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by Zian Shi Prieš 5 valandas

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Getting "Header overflow" instead of the article/webpage link from Wired email

When clicking on an article link in an email from Wired, "Header overflow" is the only thing that is displayed in Firefox. It worked prior to latest upgrade. The link w… (read more)

Asked by dwg7 Prieš 8 valandas

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 6 valandas

iCloud

Apparently Firefox is the culprit in blocking the 2 step verification panel from showing so I could log in to iCloud. I had to use Chrome to finally see the boxes for the… (read more)

Apparently Firefox is the culprit in blocking the 2 step verification panel from showing so I could log in to iCloud. I had to use Chrome to finally see the boxes for the verification number.

Can you tell me what settings to change or is it possibly something on your end?

Thanks, Jeff

Asked by jeffbellvo Prieš 8 valandas

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE Prieš 8 valandas

Does Signing Into Firefox Do Something, Such as Save Your Session?

I sign into Firefox because I always believed it did something, but when I update the browser, I lose all my tabs. When restore previous session doesn't work, isn't that … (read more)

I sign into Firefox because I always believed it did something, but when I update the browser, I lose all my tabs. When restore previous session doesn't work, isn't that the point of signing into the browser so it remembers and you can push the whole Firefox session to another computer? Using this Firefox session on my MacBookPro and want it on my iMac and would like to know how to do that. Would like to know how to lock down the session too. What is going on right now, I don't understand where the session went. I'm logged in. What's the point of logging in? This is getting circular.

Asked by billing11 Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 9 valandas

Service Worker cannot register

I am using Firefox 96.0.1 on macOS Monterey 12.1 If you have "'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed checked in Privacy & Security/Cookies and Site Dat… (read more)

I am using Firefox 96.0.1 on macOS Monterey 12.1

If you have "'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed checked in Privacy & Security/Cookies and Site Data then this causes sites that use a service worker to fail registration with the error:

"Failed to register/update a ServiceWorker for scope https://every-layout.dev/: Storage access is restricted in this context due to user settings or private browsing mode."

This *only* occurs with Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Brave etc. all register the service worker OK. I know the workaround is to put in an Exception to Allow but this should not be necessary. In this case the service worker is use to provide access to paid for content and off-line reading.

I contacted the site's developers and they tell me that they have been waiting for ages for Mozilla to fix this issue and suggested I used an alternative browser.

Can anyone explain why Firefox behaves in this way and if this "feature" will be fixed on future releases?

Thanks

John

Asked by kickmaleerie Prieš 11 valandų

bookmarks

recent iOS update to Catalina 10.15.7 resulted in deleting Firefox entirely. Just reloaded Firefox browser (which I prefer to Safari) but none of my bookmarks survived. C… (read more)

recent iOS update to Catalina 10.15.7 resulted in deleting Firefox entirely. Just reloaded Firefox browser (which I prefer to Safari) but none of my bookmarks survived. Can I restore them from some record of them within Firefox? or do I just have to recreate them all?

Asked by jmcveigh Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by Bithiah Prieš 17 valandų

Firefox extension

Good day how are you today ? i am using metamask extension. I have a question. When it is not fullscreen on right side metamask pop up like in the picture. but once i c… (read more)

Good day how are you today ? i am using metamask extension. I have a question. When it is not fullscreen on right side metamask pop up like in the picture. but once i changed to fullscreen the metamask extension opens new window. Is it possible for it to always be like a picture regardless fullscreen or not? thank you

Asked by aivargrand11 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 1 dieną

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videos not showing on a site?

Hello, Recently an adult site I go to, which features videos, isn't working: I can get to site, but nothing shows up on the screen. I've always had 'strict' privacy and a… (read more)

Hello,

Recently an adult site I go to, which features videos, isn't working: I can get to site, but nothing shows up on the screen. I've always had 'strict' privacy and adblocking protections, but something seems to have changed. This started happening maybe three weeks ago?

I did follow Mozilla instructions, and clicked on the 'shield' next to the address, changed 'enhance tracking' to off for this site. But that didn't solve the problem. What would be the next thing to try?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by yohejohn Prieš 1 dieną

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 1 dieną

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Images will not load

I have Firefox 96.0.1. As of this morning, images will no longer load on any websites. The only thing that has changed since yesterday is that I followed some advice fr… (read more)

I have Firefox 96.0.1. As of this morning, images will no longer load on any websites. The only thing that has changed since yesterday is that I followed some advice from the Washington Post on how to prevent scam emails. I have spent nearly two hours searching for and following advice to restore images on Firefox, but nothing has worked. I need more direct assistance!

Asked by womanfield Prieš 1 dieną

Answered by cor-el Prieš 1 dieną

Firefox 96 Not Working - Workaround/Temp Fix

Firefox 96 stopped working for me this morning :( A workaround/temporary fix is to disable (set to false) http3 in about:config. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=299… (read more)

Firefox 96 stopped working for me this morning :(

A workaround/temporary fix is to disable (set to false) http3 in about:config.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29918052

Asked by Bob Prieš 4 dienas

Last reply by DartanianTheMagnificent Prieš 1 dieną

Username issue

I have made Firefox my default browser on my laptop. When reviewing my account I noticed that the original username (e-mail address) I created the account with no longer… (read more)

I have made Firefox my default browser on my laptop. When reviewing my account I noticed that the original username (e-mail address) I created the account with no longer exists. Is it possible to replace my new e-mail address for the old one, and use it as the new User Name?

  Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by geraldwilson Prieš 1 dieną

Lost bookmarks and passwords for Firefox

My hard drive on my imac died and had to be replaced - i want to restore all my firefox bookmarks and passwords on the new hard drive but I don't have the old firefox dat… (read more)

My hard drive on my imac died and had to be replaced - i want to restore all my firefox bookmarks and passwords on the new hard drive but I don't have the old firefox data folder as everything was lost. I have a firefox account. I'm not very techy, but can follow instructions. If anyone can help I'd be really grateful

Asked by bru_65 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by Seburo Prieš 1 dieną