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Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which do not allow exceptions

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpub… (read more)

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpublicradio.org/ and other sites as well.

I have used FireFox since Netscape, but am now using Chrome which works fine.

Security is great, but when the security Trumps the ability to actually USE the web sites, then how is that different than just blocking the "offending" website.

You should ask yourselves why the FF market share is so low.

You guys need to come out of the clouds and smell the digital earth where most of us dwell. I love you all for what you do, but you seem to be blowing it. Please get it together.

Asked by BertD FireFox 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Ebay Selling Tools not Working in Firefox 94.0.1

Firefox Windows Browser 94.0.1 will not work properly with Ebay Selling Tools. Particular problem is that when I try to do anything with a Listing Template to sell an i… (read more)

Firefox Windows Browser 94.0.1 will not work properly with Ebay Selling Tools. Particular problem is that when I try to do anything with a Listing Template to sell an item on Ebay, when I save the item, the page just spins. (attached). Microsoft Edge works fine. Lot's of suggestions to disable enhanced tracking protection, but that does not make any difference.

Asked by jksu2 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

Won't load any URL

Hello, hope you can help me? I have used FF for many years now with no problems at all. Now for about a month it dose not work at all for me any more. If i click on a lin… (read more)

Hello, hope you can help me?

I have used FF for many years now with no problems at all. Now for about a month it dose not work at all for me any more.

If i click on a link or paste one in. I always get below no matter what. I removed it reinstalled firefox same thing.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.facebook.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

TY Aloha

Asked by Limu 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

WEBSITE FEATURES NO LONGER WORKING (BUT STILL DO WITH MS EDGE!!)

Hi, My wife & I have used Firefox for some considerable time now and like it a lot. However, we have been having trouble with Firefox recently and wonder if you are a… (read more)

Hi,

My wife & I have used Firefox for some considerable time now and like it a lot.

However, we have been having trouble with Firefox recently and wonder if you are aware of this. It manifests itself in a very subtle way with only some FEATURES of a particular website not operating, (but no ‘warning’ messages whatsoever).

To begin with, I was at a loss to understand why something didn’t work but, now that this has happened to me on THREE different websites (with features that work perfectly well under MS Edge!), I have come to the conclusion that Firefox is the only “common denominator”.

The first problem was with https://www.parcel2go.com. They have a “Live Help” (Chat) feature. It no longer works with Firefox!

The second was with https://account.patientaccess.com. Try to order “repeat prescriptions” and all is well – until you hit “send”. It no longer works with Firefox!

Today, I have discovered that with https://www.bt.com I am now longer able to access my BT email accounts. Furthermore, they also have a “chat” facility – except that is now also ‘invisible’ to Firefox!

I have seen mention that DuckDuckGo (which I also use) might be involved here?

What’s happened?!!

Asked by goshjm 3 months ago

Last reply by CraigS26 3 months ago

EVERY time Firefox does an update, my home page changes, my icons for add-ons are gone, EVERY time. I keep asking this question but the responses are not helpful.

EVERY time Firefox does an update just about everything changes for me, including my homepage, my icons for add ons are gone, now my link to my email is gone, I always … (read more)

EVERY time Firefox does an update just about everything changes for me, including my homepage, my icons for add ons are gone, now my link to my email is gone, I always wonder if I'm on the correct version or not. It says I am but what happened to all of my settings. I cannot tell you the number of times I've had to find my THEME and since there is no rhyme or reason as to how the themes are categorized it takes me forever to find the one I want. It doesn't seem to matter what settings I have entered because they are changed along with everything else. I have asked this question before and the answers I have received do not work. And another question. I do not like the background in "black" with the titles highlighted in yellow when I am searching. Very difficult for me to read, I've attempted to change that many times but can't seem to figure that out either. Oh, Lord where is Microsoft 7 when I need it? An OS that even I could figure out.

Perhaps finding the glitch in the changes that always take place after an update should be your next update.

Asked by Rhonda 2 months ago

Last reply by Terry 2 months ago

Automatic download is TERRIBLE

Why why why why is FF forcing download of pdf files? It is a horrible problem for me. Especially because I am a university prof and, in the classroom, constantly display … (read more)

Why why why why is FF forcing download of pdf files? It is a horrible problem for me.

Especially because I am a university prof and, in the classroom, constantly display (my own!) files from the course management system on the classroom devices. I DO NOT WANT MY FILES SAVED ONTO THE (PUBLIC) CLASSROOM DEVICE. Never mind multiple copies as it will download EACH AND EVERY TIME I open it.

I have been looking everywhere for a solution or a way to disable this feature, there seems to be no such option but I am seeing a lot of posts from people who object to this as much as I do.

After many many years of loyally using FF and a paid subscriber to some Mozilla services, I am afraid I am going to have to give up using FF is this isn't fixed NOW.

Asked by natalieboisvert 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Firefox prevents opening links I select such as utility bills

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. … (read more)

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. Their help articles define the pop-up window as a window that opens automatically. That is not what I'm talking about. I am selecting the link. I am giving the site permission to open the window. It is not automatic. Google Chrome, Microsoft edge, no other browser has this problem. please help.

Asked by mike7771 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

wordle

Wordle does not work properly on FireFox. It does not recognize characters that I enter as valid characters in the solution of the day. This occurs quite frequently. … (read more)

Wordle does not work properly on FireFox. It does not recognize characters that I enter as valid characters in the solution of the day. This occurs quite frequently.

Asked by jholder98 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Add-on was at the top of the right-click menu, but now it's been moved down.

I currently have this add-on installed. It allows you to you highlight certain text, then right click and open up a link to Wiktionary in another tab. Up until a few minu… (read more)

I currently have this add-on installed. It allows you to you highlight certain text, then right click and open up a link to Wiktionary in another tab. Up until a few minutes ago, this menu item was at the very top of the list (i.e. above "undo" and all the rest), but now it's been moved down with all the other add-ons. Image for further clarity.

The add-on hasn't been updated in 6 years, so it's certainly not that. I don't recall doing anything to make it change, but before this, it had been at the top of the menu ever since I added it maybe 2 years ago. Is there any potential way to restore this functionality? The fact that it appeared at the very top of the menu might have been a bug, but if that's the case, it was certainly a convenient one.

Anyway, I'll be looking forward to hearing from you fine folks in this community.

Asked by WonkySplonky 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Hide an image from google image search on just my screen only

So there is no way to permanently hide an image from google image search on just my screen? Im not asking for the image to actually be taken down, or removed, or hidden f… (read more)

So there is no way to permanently hide an image from google image search on just my screen? Im not asking for the image to actually be taken down, or removed, or hidden from all. No!!! just my screen my screen of my browser.

You are telling me that is not possible at all? with or without an exenstion?

That is not possible with usercontent.css? that is not possible with anything?

Like i feel it should not be impossible if i just dont want it visible on my screen!

Asked by Faerie Caster 1 week ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 week ago

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However works fine on private window

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However… (read more)

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However works fine on private window

Asked by Hbarhorse 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

Lost laptop login

I have two user accounts on my laptop. I recently changed the password for one account and I'm now locked out. All my data is in this account. I don't have any back-up ke… (read more)

I have two user accounts on my laptop. I recently changed the password for one account and I'm now locked out. All my data is in this account. I don't have any back-up keys etc. I have tried changing my Windows password, but this doesn't seem to work. Is there any way of finding my previous password, or re-setting my current one without losing my data?

Asked by jn.barraclough 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

No stable landing for one website but no problem using Edge

I am using current version of FF on an HP W10 laptop. I use Lastpass as my password manager. Periodically, I need to log into optumrx.com, and I can't remember the last … (read more)

I am using current version of FF on an HP W10 laptop. I use Lastpass as my password manager. Periodically, I need to log into optumrx.com, and I can't remember the last time I had a problem. The past few days, when I use Lastpass or just open optumrx on my own, I am asked to verify a code texted to me cell phone. It recognizes me by name and then proceeds to cycle endlessly through several pages without landing and stopping on that page. I contacted optumrx and they suggested using Edge, which did behave normally.

Asked by David 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 21 hours ago

Firefox Is Blocking Part Of Hotmail

Hello, The next message/previous message arrows that appear at the top of an open email in Hotmail.com is being blocked by Firefox. I checked Hotmail through another brow… (read more)

Hello,

The next message/previous message arrows that appear at the top of an open email in Hotmail.com is being blocked by Firefox. I checked Hotmail through another browser and they are not blocked. I tried refreshing Firefox and they were still blocked. I've opened Firefox without add-ons and they are still blocked. I'm at a loss as to how to get them back. They were there last week and then vanished only to come back on Friday and vanish again while I was reading emails. From time to time Firefox also blocks images in Hotmail and I just have to wait and eventually they return. I'm at a loss as to understand why these things are happening so frequently with Firefox and Hotmail.

Please help return Hotmail to the way it was before the last update.

Thanks,

Brian Himes

Asked by rickysman 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 20 hours ago

Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I can't install any add-ons, I always get the Subject, I've reinstalled Firefox, Restarted on troubleshot mode reset Firefox and clear starting cache, problems persist! … (read more)

I can't install any add-ons, I always get the Subject, I've reinstalled Firefox, Restarted on troubleshot mode reset Firefox and clear starting cache, problems persist!

Asked by 2mainkey 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

Why doesn't VUDU support Firefox in HDX mode?

I can't stand Microsoft Edge. It's a CPU and memory hog. However, I must resort to using it when I watch a video from VUDU on any of my workstations. According to the fin… (read more)

I can't stand Microsoft Edge. It's a CPU and memory hog. However, I must resort to using it when I watch a video from VUDU on any of my workstations. According to the fine folks at VUDU, Firefox is not supported in HDX or 1080i mode when using the VUDU site. According to the info that shows when you launch VUDU on a Windows device (in this case, Windows 10 or Windows 11) using Firefox, you get a message that the video is only supported in SD or 720 dpi mode. To get anything above SD mode, you have to use Microsoft Edge. Is there a developmental issue preventing such use or is this a limitation forced on Firefox users because Microsoft does want you using anything but Edge?

It's just a bit frustrated to have to use MS Edge instead of my default browser, Firefox. For the record, I just checked to be sure. There's a marked difference in resolution between Firefox and Edge on the same video.

Bob Collins [removed email from public]

Asked by becollins54 13 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 10 hours ago