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fake "update available" for firefox

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox" … (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox"

I have never followed this message for I've suspected fake, but it keeps appearing, and every time more and more often along the day (at the beginning it was only once per launch). This keeps occurring in spite of updating to the latest Firefox update (103.0.2) through the "About Firefox" top left menu on my Mac.

Please advise how to get rid of this annoying message. Is this a potential hack or virus attack?

MacBook Pro 15", Late 2013 on Mac Os 10.15.7 "Catalina"

Asked by raul.films 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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hide bookmark text in Firefox (reveal text on mouse hover)

Hey :) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1265175 This no longer seems to work on my new mac (M1, FF 103.0.2) Or maybe I did something wrong but I cannot figure … (read more)

Hey :)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1265175 This no longer seems to work on my new mac (M1, FF 103.0.2)

Or maybe I did something wrong but I cannot figure it out.

Basically, I get no change whatsoever after creating the userChrome.css file and placing it in the appropriate "chrome" folder in my profile folder...

Please help me figure this out.

Best, Julien

Asked by juliendalcol 1 month ago

Answered by juliendalcol 1 month ago

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not sizing labels correctly to Dymo 4XL

Firefox has suddenly stopped sizing shipping labels when downloading them from Amazon and ebay. They print way too large. Changing the printer setting, size, etc does not… (read more)

Firefox has suddenly stopped sizing shipping labels when downloading them from Amazon and ebay. They print way too large. Changing the printer setting, size, etc does not help. It seems as though Firefox is converting them somehow. I have tried clearing the printer settings in Firefox also.

Asked by aleedalipocky 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Credit Card info does not autofill

Firefox has my credit card information and it shows up in a window when I go to pay for something, but when I click on the credit card I want to pay with, it won't autofi… (read more)

Firefox has my credit card information and it shows up in a window when I go to pay for something, but when I click on the credit card I want to pay with, it won't autofill. In Settings, the box to autofill is checked. This has worked a hundred times before, but stopped working a few months ago. Also, I've checked the 2 relevant items in about:config an they are enabled. How do I get the autofill to start working again?

Asked by Steve Ediger 1 month ago

Answered by Steve Ediger 1 month ago

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Website doesn't function in Firefox version 103 and above

Hi, I have a web application which runs perfectly on firefox versions below 103. Meanwhile, I had to change my laptop and I installed latest firefox version on my new lap… (read more)

Hi,

I have a web application which runs perfectly on firefox versions below 103. Meanwhile, I had to change my laptop and I installed latest firefox version on my new laptop. I have a login page in my web application which isn't working in the latest firefox version. But, the application works perfectly even now in the older versions below 103. What might be the reason?

Thanks in advance

Asked by karthikeyahs 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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BBC News website videos not functioning

Using Firefox 103.0 on a Mac running Monterey. Since updating to FF 100.0 or possibly 101.0, the BBC News website's videos won't play. I've tried turniing off all privacy… (read more)

Using Firefox 103.0 on a Mac running Monterey. Since updating to FF 100.0 or possibly 101.0, the BBC News website's videos won't play. I've tried turniing off all privacy/security add-ons and settings but still nothing. Just a grey rectangle with the BBC logo in it (see screenshot).

Safari can play them though. Any ideas?

Asked by strewth101 1 month ago

Answered by strewth101 1 month ago

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Foxfire seach window on Homepage not wkg due to Apple update.

I've just updated my iMac which uses mac OS Monterrey12.5. As a direct result I can no longer use the Mozilla search window on the Foxfire Homepage. It's still there but… (read more)

I've just updated my iMac which uses mac OS Monterrey12.5. As a direct result I can no longer use the Mozilla search window on the Foxfire Homepage. It's still there but it won't allow you to enter information into the box. Is there either a way to restore the functionality of the search window or at least disable it in settings so I don't have to see the window and be reminded that it no longer works? Thank you in advance for whatever assistance or answers you can provide.

Asked by fineyounggenius 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Access to REI denied on Firefox WHY?

Please explain: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.rei.com/user/login" on this server. Reference #18.f697c68.1648515585.37d0ad20 … (read more)

Please explain: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.rei.com/user/login" on this server.

Reference #18.f697c68.1648515585.37d0ad20

Asked by xueshg12 6 months ago

Answered by xueshg12 6 months ago

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Container Tabs - Always open

I am trying to set youtube to always open in Youtube container , when i right click on the logo or name of the container it doesn't do anything , at previous version was… (read more)

I am trying to set youtube to always open in Youtube container , when i right click on the logo or name of the container it doesn't do anything , at previous version was fine , is there any issue with current version ? is there another way to enable youtube to open always in it's own container ?

Asked by Nikolas 3 months ago

Answered by Nikolas 3 months ago

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Getting certificate invalid error because of proxy Z-Scaler event though certificate is trusted

Hi, I have installed Z-Scaler proxy root CA certificate in Firefox for enabling SSL inspection. It works fine for most websites, but for google.com and a few others I get… (read more)

Hi,

I have installed Z-Scaler proxy root CA certificate in Firefox for enabling SSL inspection. It works fine for most websites, but for google.com and a few others I get every day a certificate invalid/not trusted error and I have to restart Firefox to get the error to go away. Any ideas of what I can do to improve this behaviour? Any configuration I missed?

It's very similar issue to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1199797, except that when I restart Firefox it works.

Thanks in advance for your help

Asked by a_c_mercier 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed deleting exceptions

I've enabled 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' to delete the cookies and site data when I close Firefox, but I would like to add some exceptions (most… (read more)

I've enabled 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' to delete the cookies and site data when I close Firefox, but I would like to add some exceptions (mostly mail site). Every time I add the exception through Manage Exceptions... button and then I close Firefox, when I restart Firefox, the exception is gone. Is this expected? I don't think so. If so, it's not clear in the UI, as the button is just next to the mentioned checkbox.

Version: Firefox 103.0 (64-bit) SO: macOS Monterey 12.5

Asked by alexmorenogc 1 month ago

Answered by Doc 1 month ago

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Bookmark menu visibility loses after opening the links

I'm coming from Chrome to Firefox, one feature where getting distracted is open multiple bookmarks using CTRL/CMD + clicks How Google Chrome works Bookmark menu visibilit… (read more)

I'm coming from Chrome to Firefox, one feature where getting distracted is open multiple bookmarks using CTRL/CMD + clicks

How Google Chrome works Bookmark menu visibility don't lose

How Firefox works Bookmark menu visibility loses

Is there way I can configure this same as Chrome.

Please see the attachment for demo. PS: I'm using latest versions

Asked by Mi 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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outlook.com access

I canNOT access outlook.com (using Mac Monterey) - it was working a couple days ago and now all I get is a blank screen. I can access it using Chrome so I'm thinking thi… (read more)

I canNOT access outlook.com (using Mac Monterey) - it was working a couple days ago and now all I get is a blank screen. I can access it using Chrome so I'm thinking this is a Firefox browser issue. I'd REALLY like to continue using Firefox but need to access it on the same browser I've been using.

HELP!!

THANK YOU!

Asked by azutkempton 2 months ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 2 months ago

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Firefox forces me to enable 2FA when signing in to addons.mozilla.org

Hi everyone, Last Saturday, I was able to sign in to Firefox Add-Ons Firefox Add-Ons and submit a pre-release of an add-on I'm working on. But today, I'm being forced to … (read more)

Hi everyone,

Last Saturday, I was able to sign in to Firefox Add-Ons Firefox Add-Ons and submit a pre-release of an add-on I'm working on. But today, I'm being forced to enable 2FA to simply log in to the site. I don't want to enable 2FA, I just don't need it. Can someone explain me why is this happening ? Can I just log in and submit my add-on's update ?

I've tried to sign in two different MacBooks (M1 12.1 and Yosemite 10.10.5), using two different Firefox versions (99.0.1 and 78.15.0esr). Also, I haven't enabled 2FA in my personal account.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by snunezmeneses 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Enhanced Site Tracking is off but Firefox is deleting sessions between screens

I developed a web app that checks the existing session login for each new page. So, after logging in the first time, the user is shown a dashboard with a list of function… (read more)

I developed a web app that checks the existing session login for each new page. So, after logging in the first time, the user is shown a dashboard with a list of functions they can access (My Account, etc). When an item is clicked and the application calls the function, it first checks for the existence of login session. If it's not there, then the user is forced back to login screen. However Firefox is deleting the session at some point so when the session is checked for the new function, the user is forced to login again. Chrome, Safari, Edge do not and are fine.

Enhanced tracking is turned off for the site and is shown as an exception. What is happening and how can prevent it?

Asked by breadwild 2 months ago

Answered by breadwild 2 months ago

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pdf viewer not displaying colors correctly

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare … (read more)

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare page 4 of https://arxiv.org/pdf/2201.08431.pdf seen in Firefox and Chrome. Could anyone give me some idea how to fix this issue?

Asked by he.jia.phy 2 months ago

Answered by he.jia.phy 2 months ago

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login issues

Because of my work I have to use a specific car rental company but recently I am unable to log in to my account on their website via Firefox. Safari, which I prefer not t… (read more)

Because of my work I have to use a specific car rental company but recently I am unable to log in to my account on their website via Firefox. Safari, which I prefer not to use, is no problem but if I try to log in using Firefox it gets stalled on the spinning wheel. I have an ad blocked but I had already turned it off for accessing that particular site, I think I just got a browser update, it just doesn't want to log in. Anyone have any ideas? I'm on a Macbook, OS 12.4. Firefox says it's up to date, version 102.0.1

Asked by robertshill 2 months ago

Answered by Terry 2 months ago

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Youtube Suttering

The video's play fine, but when I click off the browser into another app, the video begins to lag and stutter. I've tried to mess with the Performance settings to no ava… (read more)

The video's play fine, but when I click off the browser into another app, the video begins to lag and stutter.

I've tried to mess with the Performance settings to no avail - also disabled extensions with the same result.

Asked by jazz 2 months ago

Answered by jazz 2 months ago

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Firefox Font Issues DIsplay

Hi Guys, For a couple of weeks now, and since the last update (102.0.1 64-bit), my Firefox displays odd characters in some pages and in all emails. This issue doesn't hap… (read more)

Hi Guys,

For a couple of weeks now, and since the last update (102.0.1 64-bit), my Firefox displays odd characters in some pages and in all emails.

This issue doesn't happen in safari or Chrome.

I've cleared all cookies, and browsing data multiple times and re-installed Firefox and the issue comes back every time.

See attached a couple of samples

Asked by skyjoker 2 months ago

Answered by skyjoker 2 months ago