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Why does Netflix continue to show a black screen when attempting to play a video?

The black screen persists even after enabling: 1. Digital Rights Management 2. Google Widevine 3. Adobe Primetime Decryption Module 4. Microsoft Silverlight ANSWER: You … (read more)

The black screen persists even after enabling:

1. Digital Rights Management 2. Google Widevine 3. Adobe Primetime Decryption Module 4. Microsoft Silverlight

ANSWER: You need to make sure that Firefox remembers history. That solved the problem.

Asked by eric5515 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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How do I disable recently closed tabs?

I do not want ANY history of where I have been to show. I cleared my history and checked that it not show anything. But I just noticed, that recently closed tabs show w… (read more)

I do not want ANY history of where I have been to show. I cleared my history and checked that it not show anything. But I just noticed, that recently closed tabs show where I have recently been. What is the point of clearing my history or having is disabled if recently closed tabs shows where I have been. This is crucial for someone who is having their account monitored by someone else. How do I delete recently closed tabs and is there anyway to disable that?

Asked by VictoriaVictorialand 3 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 years ago

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I've just had a notification from https://firefoxsecurity.online/# to update security. Is this a scam or safe?

Evening All ... can anyone shed some light if the above is a scam or genuine? it came as a pop up when I refreshed the page. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheer… (read more)

Evening All ... can anyone shed some light if the above is a scam or genuine? it came as a pop up when I refreshed the page.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

Asked by clumsysmurfett 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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This seems odd:https://kahdacitylinkexpress.org/7661234498772/8a1028fd9c39cd9cb22a0584175b92b9/15544adc324edd5bda677677f4e05bcd.html

https://kahdacitylinkexpress.org/7661234498772/8a1028fd9c39cd9cb22a0584175b92b9/15544adc324edd5bda677677f4e05bcd.html popped up as urgent firefox update. Download is a j… (read more)

https://kahdacitylinkexpress.org/7661234498772/8a1028fd9c39cd9cb22a0584175b92b9/15544adc324edd5bda677677f4e05bcd.html popped up as urgent firefox update. Download is a java script file named firefox-patch.js. Is this a worm or virus?

Asked by cgatenby 3 years ago

Answered by James 3 years ago

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latest recommended security improvement

Received a "Recommended Security Improvement" from 161016.avstats.com the number being today's date on another pc. Can't find anything about it on the Mozilla website an… (read more)

Received a "Recommended Security Improvement" from 161016.avstats.com the number being today's date on another pc. Can't find anything about it on the Mozilla website and can't find anything about avstats.com when searching online. Note: the originating website name is avstats.com and not awstats.com. The file that was offered was 161016.avstats.com/update/init. A warning appeared as a drop down menu saying: "Firefox prevented this site from asking you to install software on your computer". Decided to pass as it didn't come from mozilla.

Asked by waliboy 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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hi sir,i am jyotheswar ,recently i was uploaded firefox version 26 to 45 .when i am loading a pdf it showing fine in 45 ,but in 26 version it showing blank .

hi sir,i am jyotheswar ,recently i was uploaded firefox version 26 to 45 .when i am loading a pdf it showing fine in 45 ,but in 26 version it showing blank .please help m… (read more)

hi sir,i am jyotheswar ,recently i was uploaded firefox version 26 to 45 .when i am loading a pdf it showing fine in 45 ,but in 26 version it showing blank .please help me..

Asked by jyotheswar 3 years ago

Answered by MaxwellPaxwell 3 years ago

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Problem with saving or opening file dialogue, any fixes for this?

When I get your typical "save" or "open" file dialogue, Firefox ALWAYS downloads no matter choice. Have already runned Firefox in Safe Mode to rule out any Add-On issues.… (read more)

When I get your typical "save" or "open" file dialogue, Firefox ALWAYS downloads no matter choice. Have already runned Firefox in Safe Mode to rule out any Add-On issues. This is starting to get very annoying, used to love opening PDF's in the built-in PDF-Viewer.

Asked by Raf84 3 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 years ago

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Tearing while watching embedded video in Linux

I am experiencing an annoying horizontal screen tearing while watching embedded videos in Firefox 49 on Linux Mint 17.3 KDE 64bit. The issue is only present in embedded v… (read more)

I am experiencing an annoying horizontal screen tearing while watching embedded videos in Firefox 49 on Linux Mint 17.3 KDE 64bit. The issue is only present in embedded view, switching to full screen view stops this behaviour almost every time. It happens both with HTML5 video and flash video. Any suggestions?

Asked by tomadk 3 years ago

Answered by tomadk 3 years ago

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Amazon video wont play despite having widevine always active

Amazon prime videos all give the same error stating I need the widevine content decryption module. This is present in the plugins and always active. I have tried re-sta… (read more)

Amazon prime videos all give the same error stating I need the widevine content decryption module. This is present in the plugins and always active. I have tried re-starting and re-loading but nothing works. What do I need to do to watch a film?

Asked by Browbeating 3 years ago

Answered by Browbeating 3 years ago

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Can not search internet on fire fox locks out constanly how to fix this

Every time I try to search on fire fox it locks up after I select an item listed on the resulting page. It does not let me out of this page even if I do control alt dele… (read more)

Every time I try to search on fire fox it locks up after I select an item listed on the resulting page. It does not let me out of this page even if I do control alt delete must shut computer off to start over on a search. Do not know how to fix this not computer functional person.

Asked by helpsara 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Can't find a simple solution to preventing Firefox 49 from creating duplicate bookmarks everytime I add a bookmark.

At least since updating to v.49, whenever I add a bookmark to a folder or sub-folder, I get a duplicate in unsorted bookmarks. The duplicate entry cannot be deleted (dele… (read more)

At least since updating to v.49, whenever I add a bookmark to a folder or sub-folder, I get a duplicate in unsorted bookmarks. The duplicate entry cannot be deleted (delete option is grayed out). Deleting the entry in the folder/sub-folder deletes both entries. Recreating the bookmark in the folder/sub-folder just recreates the duplicates.

Solutions on Mozilla support involve deleting control files, modifying the registry, removing firefox, re-installing, etc. l-- sorry going through something like that is not why I have a firefox browser. Is there a simple solution to this problem? Is the firefox community working on preventing these duplicates in future releases? Is there at least a workaround?

BTW: I don't think this is a Sync problem. The machine I sync with is powered down 90% of the time.

Asked by SidneyF 3 years ago

Answered by SidneyF 3 years ago

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Every time I visit Ebay site, when using Firefox (at Ebay), I continue to randomly be prompted to download a file titled "firefox-patch.js" despite NEVER asking or clicki… (read more)

Every time I visit Ebay site, when using Firefox (at Ebay), I continue to randomly be prompted to download a file titled "firefox-patch.js" despite NEVER asking or clicking on anything to prompt this, simply loading Ebay at an random given time, and also a fake Firefox page (which looks very authentic) is automatically opening a new tab in my browser, circumventing my popup blocker and security software. I have confirmed with Mozilla/Firefox and reported the issue to Norton Small Business, as this continues to be a problem In reaching out to Mozilla support, I am informed that this and others are surely fake, and pose a threat to security - such as Trojans, worms and other malware which seems only to happen when at Ebay. I have confirmed, these threats (which have been confirmed as fake and security risks) with Mozilla and have had Symantec perform several scans and investigate that this has not actually successfully infiltrated my systems, however every time I visit ebay, these or similar attacks are occurring; and per Mozilla support they are receiving several reports every day regarding these attempted attacks.

The last two potential threats that nearly have circumvented my security (fortunately, I have been cautious after noticing that they were suspicious due to the URLS) are from the following:

Threat Source URL or Spoofed URL: https://kahdacitylinkexpress.org Incident URL: https://kahdacitylinkexpress.org/2571196760355/7b393ecf118dc15d4f6e925feea6ab53/13f5cda28c1df11a7536ab141ede954.htm

Threat Source URL or Spoofed URL: https://ohgeifrommymama.org Incident URL: https://ohgeifrommymama.org/4511196760355/128000dfb0f3957954e96e6a8152c861/a7cf6027104131b46f4795a97a9c3532.html

EBAY MUST ADDRESS THIS MATTER AS IT IS CAUSING ALARM AND OUR COMPANY NOW QUESTIONS WHETHER OR NOT EBAY IS A SAFE MARKETPLACE AS THUS FAR, THIS IS ONLY OCCURRING WHILE AT EBAY!

Please, we respectfully request that your security department attempt to stop these attacks, as it has been happening fairly regularly, despite the attacks appearing to being somewhat random. The only certainty we have experienced is: IT SEEMS IT IS ONLY OCCURRING WHILE ON EBAY! We have reported this issue to Mozilla, Norton/Symantec (NSB) and Ebay.

We kindly ask that this matter be investigated, and please note, we have reported this to Mozilla and to Symantec to help warn customers of a potentially serious risk.

Kind Regards, Rmzey Z Allen, Owner RZC, RZ-Xchange

Asked by rmzeyzein 3 years ago

Last reply by James 3 years ago

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Firefox crashes in windows 10 while running gmail.

Firefox just randomly crashes -- usually in the middle of composing an email using Gmail. It only started happening after the most recent upgrade 1067 in Windows 10. … (read more)

Firefox just randomly crashes -- usually in the middle of composing an email using Gmail.

It only started happening after the most recent upgrade 1067 in Windows 10.

It does not crash in any other programs.

Asked by SteveBoi 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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spell checker does not work

Ever since installing (about 1 week ago, FF 49.0.1) and despite the fact that under Preverences>>Advanced >> General >> Check my spelling as I type the … (read more)

Ever since installing (about 1 week ago, FF 49.0.1) and despite the fact that under Preverences>>Advanced >> General >> Check my spelling as I type the item is checked correctly and a second way of achieving same via about:config (layout.spellcheckDefault) displays the correct value (1), the spellchecker refuses to work at all. Any remedies?

Asked by kpfuser 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Text in an email (using Gmail) or other apps (e.g. NYTimes) is interrupted by patterns of long vertical lines.

This problem appears to occur randomly on some but not all text. It does not seem to occur on Word documents or when using Adobe Reader. It seems to occur when using apps… (read more)

This problem appears to occur randomly on some but not all text. It does not seem to occur on Word documents or when using Adobe Reader. It seems to occur when using apps with Firefox. I have not tried any other browser as yet.

Asked by aliceg 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Firefox does not take any notice of the Num Lock Setting. I can no longer navigate with the number pad with numlock on or off.

Win 7 64 bit. Firefox 49.0.1 Num Lock key is ignored. This is very frustrating. I learnt to use a keyboard when that was all there was. In the last few months I'm just ge… (read more)

Win 7 64 bit. Firefox 49.0.1

Num Lock key is ignored. This is very frustrating. I learnt to use a keyboard when that was all there was. In the last few months I'm just gettting to dislike this more and more. I have googled this and saw many suggestions that the caret browsing mode (what ever that is, Something a rabbit may enjoy?) can be toggled with the F7 key. Have tried this and it makes no difference with the Function Lock on or off. Have restarted in FireFox safe mode and the behaviour does not change.

Any clues appreciated before I reluctantly jump ship?

Cheers Norm

Asked by UncleNorm334 3 years ago

Answered by UncleNorm334 3 years ago

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Reload button doesnt refresh the page

Hi, so I started learning to develop websites a while ago, and all was good. However, recently I've had an issue. When I make a change and I'd like to refresh the page, t… (read more)

Hi, so I started learning to develop websites a while ago, and all was good. However, recently I've had an issue. When I make a change and I'd like to refresh the page, to see it how someone visiting for the first time would see it, the page reloads, however it's exactly the same. For example, I've got 2 buttons. When button 1 clicked, button 2 gets disabled. Refresh the page and... button 2 is still disabled. In other browsers, both buttons return to their "default state". Shift-clicking the reload button does in fact refresh the page as expected. But a normal click, even if the webpage was retrieved from cache, should at least refresh the page, right? I've tried refreshing firefox, so add-ons are not the issue, and this hasn't been an issue before, any help is appreciated.

Asked by bradp 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago