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PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR Despite Troubleshooting

I am currently encountering an issue where firefox is giving me the PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR despite for no immediately apparent reason. I cannot access any website in Fir… (read more)

I am currently encountering an issue where firefox is giving me the PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR despite for no immediately apparent reason. I cannot access any website in Firefox.

Steps taken:

- I've deleted cache/cookies. - Disabled all firewalls and anti-virus software. - Removed all plugins / extensions. - Did a clean install of firefox (while keeping my profile). - Restarted my modem/router.

I have no proxy/vpn, so these are not issues.

Please help me!

Asked by Kallin Kehrig 1 hour ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

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bookmarks search returns 9 results

I've used Firefox forever, have a lot of bookmarks, when searching bookmarks max 9 results display. Usually can finally find by adding search criteria, but getting har… (read more)

I've used Firefox forever, have a lot of bookmarks, when searching bookmarks max 9 results display. Usually can finally find by adding search criteria, but getting hard to find. Is there a way to return more results in a search keywords than 9? Cannot find an option to to that. Thanks.

Asked by ekp4944 13 hours ago

Answered by zeroknight 13 hours ago

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Stop Files From Automatically Saved to Backup Folder

If I download a .PDF file (or anything else) Firefox asks where I want to save the file and I can change the name of the file. The file is then downloaded to my selected… (read more)

If I download a .PDF file (or anything else) Firefox asks where I want to save the file and I can change the name of the file. The file is then downloaded to my selected folder on my PC. BUT a copy of the file, with original name, is also stored in my C: downloads folder. How can I stop that? I know how I can change the default folder but I do not want any default download folder, I want to be asked "Where?", "Name?" and the ONLY copy of download goes to that location.

Asked by wingrider6 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Malwarebytes website

I have been trying to get on the Malwarebytes website, but I keep getting; Your connection is not secure The owner of links.malwarebytes.com has configured their websit… (read more)

I have been trying to get on the Malwarebytes website, but I keep getting;

Your connection is not secure

The owner of links.malwarebytes.com has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected to this website.

links.malwarebytes.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is only valid for the following names: *.fortinet.com, fortinet.com Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN


This happens with all of my web browsers. Is it safe to allow Fortinet ?

Asked by FredMcD 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Saving files instead of opening and saving in TEMP folder!

Before the recent 1-2 updates, pdfs,pictures and .torrent meta files used to get saved in temp folder which I LOVED very much. Recently these are getting save in my down… (read more)

Before the recent 1-2 updates, pdfs,pictures and .torrent meta files used to get saved in temp folder which I LOVED very much. Recently these are getting save in my download folder instead of saving in the temp folder.

I changed this setting to allows ask. Still the files are getting saved in the download folder after opening.

Please assist me to resolve this issue. Thanks.

Asked by senanindya21 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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Library

After running Import and Backup and selecting the date I want, the left column in the Library shows History, Downloads, Tags, and All Bookmarks. Under All Bookmarks, tho… (read more)

After running Import and Backup and selecting the date I want, the left column in the Library shows History, Downloads, Tags, and All Bookmarks. Under All Bookmarks, those folders have all the stuff I want in my Firefox browser. Currently my browser shows the folder names, but the folders are empty. How do I get the left column into my browser?

Asked by Bill Morrey 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Mozilla isn't able to download anything larger than 1GB files

For context, I accidentally made my root D: folder into the downloads folder and during this time I was still able to download using firefox. But when I finally changed t… (read more)

For context, I accidentally made my root D: folder into the downloads folder and during this time I was still able to download using firefox. But when I finally changed the folder to my default one, firefox stopped being able to download anything larger than 1gb files. I can still download small images but anything larger than that I can't download. Else, it would only just show "Failed" in the downloads bar.

I've tried: 1. Changing the download location

>Also tried reindicating my download location

2. Turned off dangerous downloads 3. Putting an exception to the sites I try download from 4. Clearing the downloads 5. Tried troubleshooting mode 6. Restarting my computer 7. Restarting Firefox

I can't download on firefox but the same files I can download on Chrome.

Asked by Chorsa Alterna 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Bookmarks won't copy from old profile to new

I had to totally rebuild my system from the bottom up. I had a copy of my old profile stored in the cloud, so I figured I was OK. When, I copied the files from the saved … (read more)

I had to totally rebuild my system from the bottom up. I had a copy of my old profile stored in the cloud, so I figured I was OK. When, I copied the files from the saved profile to my new profile, everything came over except my bookmarks. I copied the places.squlite and favicons.squlite files (which I understood to contain my bookmarks) separately and pasted them separately into the new profile, but to no avail. I used to keep a separate backup of my bookmarks, but when I learned that the bookmarks were kept in the profile, I stopped. How far up the creek have I gotten myself stuck, and is there a way to restore my bookmarks?

Asked by crogerblair1 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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No form autofill option in latest browser (windows 10 - 64 bit)

Has the Autofill Forms option been removed from the latest version of Firefox? I get the opportunity to autofill credit cards but the Forms section seems to have vanishe… (read more)

Has the Autofill Forms option been removed from the latest version of Firefox? I get the opportunity to autofill credit cards but the Forms section seems to have vanished. Am I missing something? Thanks.

Asked by nickpb 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Can not access bank account truist.com

I can not access for days my bank account at truist.com. It shows it is loading but never does. I CAN access from any other browser want to use! Truist says it is a Firef… (read more)

I can not access for days my bank account at truist.com. It shows it is loading but never does. I CAN access from any other browser want to use! Truist says it is a Firefox browser issue.

Asked by wgray2141 3 months ago

Answered by wgray2141 2 months ago

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Firefox crashes when I try to open it after update (version 120)

I have updated my Firefox on PC to the newest version available (version 120.0.0.8720 as of 24/11/23 00:30 UTC). Unfortunately whenever I try to open it, it loads a blank… (read more)

I have updated my Firefox on PC to the newest version available (version 120.0.0.8720 as of 24/11/23 00:30 UTC). Unfortunately whenever I try to open it, it loads a blank screen and then crashes, and brings up the crash reporter. This has happened every time I try and open Firefox, even during Troubleshoot mode. I have over 180+ tabs and thousands of bookmarks on my account that I do not want to lose (I have not used Refresh Firefox for this very reason) but if I can't even access them on my computer then what can I do?

Please help me, I want to know how to fix this and keep my tabs and history. I am desperate.

Asked by Andrew P. 2 weeks ago

Answered by Andrew P. 3 days ago

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Nothing is loading but other browsers do

Alright first of all I already tried all the tipps about Proxy and basically anything network related. It also happened out of nowhere since I was using my computer the … (read more)

Alright first of all I already tried all the tipps about Proxy and basically anything network related. It also happened out of nowhere since I was using my computer the night before but when I tried opening Firefox the next day it wouldnt load any site, crashed if I tried too much or got really weird and even if it did load after a long time of trial and error it only lasted for a bit and didnt load fully either. I'm on version 108.0.2 as of the last time checking. Everything else seems to be updated as well especially since other browsers work perfectly fine. I also cant really click on much since as I said if I try too much it crashes or doesnt work as intended. I'll provide some pictures which might help the cash report just in case.

I'd also rather not try reinstalling everything since I have a lot of rather important tabs open and I dont wanna risk losing any of them since im not sure how well the Firefox sync. works in this case.

Asked by JustLeon 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Firefox preventing a log in

PC off for 8 months. Trying to log into Yahoo mail, FF causing a looping situation. Enter user name, password, go to IPhone to verify but instead of then going to mail it… (read more)

PC off for 8 months. Trying to log into Yahoo mail, FF causing a looping situation. Enter user name, password, go to IPhone to verify but instead of then going to mail it loops back to user name. Tried MS Edge and it logged in successfully. Deleted cookies, history etc. No matter how many times I enter user name, password and go to phone to verify it just loops back to login at user name.

Asked by wingrider6 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

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How to make "Reopen Closed Tab" actually reopen closed tabs again?

Up until Firefox 116, Reopen Closed Tab (Ctrl+Shift+T) would reopen closed tabs, and Reopen Closed Window (Ctrl+Shift+N) would reopen closed windows. There was a clear bi… (read more)

Up until Firefox 116, Reopen Closed Tab (Ctrl+Shift+T) would reopen closed tabs, and Reopen Closed Window (Ctrl+Shift+N) would reopen closed windows. There was a clear bifurcation, so I could freely close windows and not worry about it polluting my tab history in another window.

The latest change has thrown out that advantage, and now Reopen Closed Tab reopens both tabs and windows, while Reopen Closed Window still just reopens windows. This makes the later essentially useless and the former much more difficult to use for me.

I assume this was done to just continue copying Chrome in all respects since that's how it handles it, but the changelog just vaguely states, "This change is in anticipation of upcoming changes to recently closed tabs."

Does anyone know if there's a setting to separate the two functions again?

Asked by mminer237 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Home page stuck on Firefox.

Using Firefox 106.0.4 on W10. Hi, no matter what I try and do: Tools / Settings / Home / New Windows and Tabs - I cannot change Homepage and New Windows to either a cust… (read more)

Using Firefox 106.0.4 on W10.

Hi, no matter what I try and do: Tools / Settings / Home / New Windows and Tabs - I cannot change Homepage and New Windows to either a custom URL or Blank Page?

This just started a this week - a few updates ago.

I can & have changed New Tabs using New Tab Override (using it for years)

Any help or ideas appreciated, thank you.

J

Asked by 170fin 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Second and next windows opened don't show full size

This issue started with a (frustrating) set of steps following a page which wasn't displayed (https://www.ziggogo.tv/) - the screen remained black. Refresh solved it but … (read more)

This issue started with a (frustrating) set of steps following a page which wasn't displayed (https://www.ziggogo.tv/) - the screen remained black. Refresh solved it but the reinstalled plugins didn't show an icon and did not work at all. I de-installed Firefox, installed some old version from an update, installed all plugins and then updated to the latest version. Now finally everything seems to work- except that the 2nd and next windows show at a quarter of the size compared to the first whchi show correctly. I've tried everything I could think of with xulstore.json in the correct ..\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ subdirectory but nothing helps. I deleted it (which requires you to re-check that you want a menu bar),when I though for a moment it worked, made it read only (which means Firefox makes a .tmp version of it), manually changed the content (e.g. to "main-window":{"screenX":"4","screenY":"4","width":"3840","height":"2048","sizemode":"maximized"}}} matching my 4K monitor but nothing helps. And no, Ctrl click the Close button doesn't help either.

I suspect that it is a (maybe reintroduced) bug in a later build. I don't update often and I haven't seen this issue before.

Anything I can do which I haven't tried?

Asked by X33 1 week ago

Answered by X33 5 days ago