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Recommended by pocket

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. … (read more)

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. After that my recommended by pocket disappeared. I opted out of disabling all cookies, but it hasn't reappeared. I checked about:config and the setting for recommendations is true. Please help!

Asked by slothmoving 1 month ago

Answered by slothmoving 1 month ago

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Secondary right-side navigation slider missing

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filt… (read more)

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filter options, or in Ancestry where you will typically open a record in the hints screen and scroll down through the detail. The right scroll navigation causes the whole page to scroll up and down; there's no way to navigate down in the sub-display. I have run FF in safe mode, and done a scorched-earth uninstall/reinstall and the problem persists even with no plug-ins restored. This is on a machine running Windows 11. The machine crashed right before this became a problem. Sites work in Edge without issue.

Asked by swalker7736 1 month ago

Answered by swalker7736 1 month ago

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Prevent number of unread GMail messages from being displayed in Firefox tab

I would like to stop the default behavior of firefox displaying in the tab that contains my GMail how many unread GMail messages there are -- in other words to delete "(9… (read more)

I would like to stop the default behavior of firefox displaying in the tab that contains my GMail how many unread GMail messages there are -- in other words to delete "(9)" from the attached photo and never have the count displayed -- if it could instead simply say "Inbox - xxx@gmail.com"

Asked by mp34142 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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problem accessing a page

I have recently updated to Firefox 100. I am now getting this message on a page "You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser." I have confirmed I am … (read more)

I have recently updated to Firefox 100. I am now getting this message on a page "You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser." I have confirmed I am up to date.

The "update you browser" has a link to "whatbrowser.org", which I believe is run by that horrid business, Google.

Has anyone struck this problem? Is there a solution?

I have closed Firefox & re-opened, I have rebooted the computer. No change.

Asked by Eric @ Bosun29 1 month ago

Answered by James 1 month ago

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Where're the Cookies?

I went to sign in to a website today and could not - nothing pertinent would load. I disabled ad blocking and tracking blocking extentions one by one in an attempt to fig… (read more)

I went to sign in to a website today and could not - nothing pertinent would load. I disabled ad blocking and tracking blocking extentions one by one in an attempt to figure out which of them might be the problem. When that didn't work, I disabled all of them together - still the page would not load. I then went to MS Edge, and the page loaded fine - I have only one ad-blocker extension on MS Edge. That left me to believe that the issue may have been that I am blocking ALL 3rd party cookies in FF. I decided that WAS the problem after returning to FF and removing the checkmarks from Tracking Content, Cryptominers and Fingerprinters.

I called the website to talk to technical support. I wanted to find out what 3rd parties were involved so I could decide if I wanted to turn off the blocking of those cookies while using that website.

I was told the company and it's website are not affiliated with any 3rd parties, and so their website does not attempt to set any 3rd party cookies, the user does not need to allow/accept 3rd party cookies while on their site, and therefore, my blocking of 3rd party cookies would have no affect on whether or not I can access their website. INSTEAD... I was told that the 3rd party cookies are in my browser, a part of my browser, so that my browser, and in this case, specifically Mozilla, can keep track of my movements/activities and taylor advertising and other such crap to me.

Now...I did not think my browser actually cared where online I go unless it's one of those websites that FF will block my progress to, advise of an issue and ask if I really wanna keep on going. I thought a browser was simply the vehicle, like a car, that gets you to the store, and it's the store that has the salepeople trying to get you to buy stuff. If Mozilla is setting [tracking and 3rd party] cookies for Mozilla's benefit, why would users be given the tools to block cookies and trackers and other such invasions? Or are these tools just there to make the user feel like they have control, and in reality those tools/settings mean absolutely nothing?

Am I wrong? Or did the individual I spoke with just not know what the bloody hell they were talking about?? 'Cause if they are right...then I'm VERY disappointed in Mozilla and FF. I've been using FF for MANY years because I had more control than what users of Microsoft browsers (and a few others) have.

WHO is setting the cookies? _____________________________________________ Win10 Home, Vs 21H2 (OS Build 19044, 1645) Mozilla Firefox, 100.0 (64-bit)

Asked by FitAintBrkDntFxIt 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Web search with |Firefox

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid m… (read more)

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid method (HTTP verb) is being used.' Can you help me resolve this problem?

Asked by hvoorhis 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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v. 100.0 (64-bit Windows 10) hangs with disk access

Ever since the Firefox upgrade to v100.0 (Win10 64-bit), Firefox locks up whenever it spawns a new, external process. This happens most frequently whenever the website to… (read more)

Ever since the Firefox upgrade to v100.0 (Win10 64-bit), Firefox locks up whenever it spawns a new, external process. This happens most frequently whenever the website to which I'm connected (doesn't matter which one) attempts to print or read in a file on the hard drive. This is especially true for email sites, where these functions are most often called from within FireFox. No error code appears and it's not immediately evident that Firefox even has an issue. It just becomes completely unresponsive. I have to call up the Task Manager and kill the Firefox tasks to exit. When I reinvoke Firefox, it restarts the tabs I had open at the time I killed it. This never happened before v100.0, and does not happen in any other browser. I have a friend with a Windows 10 machine who has exactly the same problem.

Any suggestions?

Asked by Dylan Paine 1 month ago

Answered by Dropa 1 month ago

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Can't setup 2-factor with addons.mozilla.org

I have this problem with both Firefox and Edge, private mode or not. After logging at addons.mozilla.org, it's requiring me to setup 2-factor. I go through the process an… (read more)

I have this problem with both Firefox and Edge, private mode or not. After logging at addons.mozilla.org, it's requiring me to setup 2-factor. I go through the process and everything is successful. It asks me to enter one recovery code to make sure I'll be able to login. I enter one and it shows on the top with a green background that 2-factor was setup successfully. But then nothing happens. No redirection or links. I try accessing the site in another browser and I have to go through the whole setup again which also appears successful, but then nothing happens. I attached the image that shows it was successful. I have no idea what to do since there is no error and I have the same problem across multiple browsers. Any suggestions?

Asked by mrjohnjones 1 month ago

Answered by Paul 1 month ago

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I used to be able to go to another window by clicking on a subject in the search engine

Whether I was in the standard Firefox search window, or Google, or DuckDuckGo (my preferred choice), I was able to click on a specific topic in the search window and have… (read more)

Whether I was in the standard Firefox search window, or Google, or DuckDuckGo (my preferred choice), I was able to click on a specific topic in the search window and have it automatically open a new window within the Firefox window settings. I can no longer do this with Firefox 100.

Please fix!

Asked by George 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Can't Forward Gmail using CC or BBC commands

LasVegasRich@gmail.com Windows 7 Pro PC. Mozilla Firefox. DuckDuckGo search engine. ExpressVPN. When I try to Forward a gmail post with either a CC: or BCC: Command, my C… (read more)

LasVegasRich@gmail.com Windows 7 Pro PC. Mozilla Firefox. DuckDuckGo search engine. ExpressVPN.

When I try to Forward a gmail post with either a CC: or BCC: Command, my Contacts List doesn't load. Initially, I see an "X" in the right-hand corner

followed in less than a second, by another "X" superimposed over the first one. What might be causing this? I (reluctantly) loaded Google Chrome and made it

my default browser, after which, my Gmail worked properly. Assuming, then, that the problem is being caused by the Firefox connection to the Google servers,

I uninstalled Chrome with the Revo Uninstaller Pro and reviewed the Firefox settings.

My Firefox Extensions are thus: AdBlocker for YouTube, Disable HTML5 Autoplay, DuckDuckGo Maps, DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials, Enhancer for YouTube,

ExpressVPN, HTTPS Everywhere, LastPass, Malwarebytes, Online PDF Editor, Pinned Google Calendar, Return YouTube Dislike, SponsorBlock for YouTube, Video

DownloadHelper, and YouTube High Definition.

My Security Suite: Windows Defender, Malwarebytes Premium, SuperAntiSpywarePro, CCleaner Pro.

Asked by Richard D. Hague 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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Intermittent Fault - Google sites won't load - MAY 2022

I was wondering if the issue regarding the FIREFOX browser was resolved.. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1348430 The problem which I am experiencing exactly … (read more)

I was wondering if the issue regarding the FIREFOX browser was resolved.. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1348430

The problem which I am experiencing exactly the same way. I did not see if it is solved though...

May I ask your help if you have the solution for the question "Intermittent Fault - Google sites won't load"? I do force myself to continue to use Firefox; but It started to be painful. Please help me not to shift to Chrome...

Many many thanks in advance, Regards Görkem

Asked by gorkem_mergen 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox 100, Google Services disconnects after a few minutes of having a tab open.

Having any google related webpage open for more than a couple of minutes causes it to disconnect (gmail, calendar). This results in no connectivity to any Google services… (read more)

Having any google related webpage open for more than a couple of minutes causes it to disconnect (gmail, calendar). This results in no connectivity to any Google services. Opening new tabs will refuse to load even Google.com. The only fix is to completely close out of Firefox and relaunch. But having gmail open for a few minutes will result in it disconnecting again.

The issue persists in 'troubleshooting mode' as well as after doing a refresh. I have experienced this now for the past couple of weeks on my Windows 10 work laptop. I have also seen this on 2 different Linux machines in the past few days. I had attempted to disable http3 and telemetry settings from an older post I had found, but no luck. Not sure what else to try at this point.

Asked by mcg 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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Plusnet will not let me log in to Plusnet accounts, all others ok

Hi, I cant log in to any plusnet pages, this is not just Firefox other browsers do the same. I get a message Secure connection failed. All other websites seem ok. Even pr… (read more)

Hi, I cant log in to any plusnet pages, this is not just Firefox other browsers do the same. I get a message Secure connection failed. All other websites seem ok. Even private browsing is OK but no PLUSNET. I use Firefox 100 and search with Duck Duck Go. Please help as Plusnet can't. Many thanks I.M.

Asked by ian157 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago