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i cant access any website, whenever i try looking something up it just says server not found

I don't know but I'll say that I've tried using troubleshooting mode, cleared my startup cache, reset the browser and redownloaded the entire application. this happened a… (read more)

I don't know but I'll say that I've tried using troubleshooting mode, cleared my startup cache, reset the browser and redownloaded the entire application. this happened after I cleared some stuff from my laptop don't know if that has anything to do with it though

Asked by suger265 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Newest Firefox version won't open on my iMac at all.

OK, I'm not a techie, so forgive my lack of accurate vernacular here, but I was a happy-go-lucky Mozilla supporter and user on all my Apple devices up until recently. I h… (read more)

OK, I'm not a techie, so forgive my lack of accurate vernacular here, but I was a happy-go-lucky Mozilla supporter and user on all my Apple devices up until recently. I have no idea if there's a causal relationship here, but the serendipity seems to be something worth mentioning.

I signed up for the Mozilla VPN offering in October of 2022. I did not work well enough, and again, I'm a novice at such things, but I stopped using it within a week. Around the end of December, the Firefox browser has had serious problems where it would constantly crash on just about every page, sometimes multiple times. After a few days of that, I trashed the version I had and downloaded and installed the newest version just last weekend (01 JAN 2023). That lasted a few days, but now, all of a sudden, it will not open at all. I click the icon, it bobs twice, then nothing happens. The right-click "open" feature did likewise. I trashed that too and I am unwillingly to try again until I hear some feedback on this from subject-matter experts, if possible.

With my phone and iPad things are working just fine, so it must be my 5-year-old iMac that has been updated to version 12.6.2 just yesterday. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I was using Ghostery and every other security feature I could find with Firefox, but in this age of Surveillance Capitalism, who knows what works anymore.

Thanks in advance, and wishing you all well in every way, sincerely.



/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by Steve 1 year ago

Last reply by techguy150 1 year ago

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Facebook issues (yeah, I know...)

Hard to describe. I sign onto Facebook without problem, scroll down once or twice, and then it goes crazy. The postings in front of your eyes are replaced by others so qu… (read more)

Hard to describe. I sign onto Facebook without problem, scroll down once or twice, and then it goes crazy. The postings in front of your eyes are replaced by others so quickly they can't be read. I'm not having this problem on other browsers. Yeah, I know it's Facebook but I'd like to fix it anyway. I'm running OS 11.6.7. The Firefox version is 103.0 64-bit. Any suggestions?



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you have macOS 11.6.7.

Asked by brucek 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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backing up cookies and other settings

Firefox is wreaking havoc with my 2018 MacBook Air. It seems to have been invaded by gremlins that are eating RAM and slowing down the works, sometimes causing my laptop … (read more)

Firefox is wreaking havoc with my 2018 MacBook Air. It seems to have been invaded by gremlins that are eating RAM and slowing down the works, sometimes causing my laptop to shut down.

I want to delete Firefox and reinstall, but first I want to save all of my cookies and other settings. (I've already downloaded my bookmarks.)

How do I save my cookies and other settings?

thanks very much. Sandy



edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by sandy53 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Not working properly

I am having a lot of issues with Firefox 103.0.2. When I open tabs I'm getting connection issues, if I open a new tab to search, I am getting the same message. I also am … (read more)

I am having a lot of issues with Firefox 103.0.2. When I open tabs I'm getting connection issues, if I open a new tab to search, I am getting the same message. I also am now having printing issues directly from Firefox only. It isn't printing mailing labels correctly, logos are huge and you can only see a portion of them. This all started with the newest update of Firefox. Everything was working fine before. I have tried printing the same label through Safari and Chrome and it works fine so not a printer issue. I am on a Mac Mini MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. I have tried deleting the app and reinstalling, clearing cache and history, restarting my computer, working offline but nothing helps.



/edit: moved from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by pattibca 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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can't get evernote web clipper to work even when its on my extention

can't get evernote web clipper to work even when its on my extention /edit: moved from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as there are no… (read more)

can't get evernote web clipper to work even when its on my extention



/edit: moved from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as there are no Firefox extensions for iOS version.

Asked by jim4883 1 year ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 year ago

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Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac deleted all my important bookmarks

Hi, I would really appreciate your assistance with a issue regarding my Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac just deleted all my important bookmarks on my firefox browser. … (read more)

Hi, I would really appreciate your assistance with a issue regarding my Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac just deleted all my important bookmarks on my firefox browser. I tried to follow the support forums to restore them but I didn't have any luck. May I have some assistance please on the steps I need to take to restore all my previous bookmarks for my firefox browser on my MacOS? Thank you

Asked by roy.bidhan1720 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Dropdowns will not stay open

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas? … (read more)

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas?

Asked by donaldrmunro 1 year ago

Last reply by donaldrmunro 1 year ago

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Problems with Firefox loading and closing pages.

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts… (read more)

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts. Any thoughts on why this is happening and what to do about it? It's especially concerning with the sites I go to to pay bills.

ATT.net I can sign in OK but then I get a page that says redirecting and it never loads. When I use Chrome, I'm not having a problem. All my bookmarks are set in Firefox so I'd rather not have to change them all over to Chrome. I can sign into my BOA account with no problem. When I sign out of BOA I get a window with a spinning dial that says signing out please wait but it never stops, leaving me wondering if it's exposed.

Thanks, Marnie McNamara


edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by marnie1 1 year ago

Last reply by RachelGomez161999 1 year ago

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Firefox Tabs

Every time I open a new tab or go to a tab that I have open, when I come back after my computer has been asleep and try to search for something or refresh a tab, it will … (read more)

Every time I open a new tab or go to a tab that I have open, when I come back after my computer has been asleep and try to search for something or refresh a tab, it will give me an error message. I have to close the tab and search again then it works, sometimes I have to do it 2 or 3 times to get it to work. This just started happening with MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 and FireFox 103.0.2 updates in the last few weeks. I tried restarting my computer and I deleted the Firefox app and reinstalled but nothing helps.

Asked by pattibca 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

Google sites crash Firefox tabs

Whenever I go to a Google page (tested on Google.com Docs, Sheets, Forms) the page crashes. The issue started sometime around this afternoon. … (read more)

Whenever I go to a Google page (tested on Google.com Docs, Sheets, Forms) the page crashes. The issue started sometime around this afternoon.

Asked by Adam Bassett 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

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‘why cant I open the application “Firefox” because it may be damaged or incomplete.’

When trying to open the Firefox icon on my computer I was told cant I open the application “Firefox” "because it may be damaged or incomplete." SOMEHOW HAVE NOW GOT AN IC… (read more)

When trying to open the Firefox icon on my computer I was told cant I open the application “Firefox” "because it may be damaged or incomplete." SOMEHOW HAVE NOW GOT AN ICON MARKED FIREFOX 2 AND MANY OF MY IMPORTANT BOOKMARKS HAVE DISAPPEARED



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) section as by "computer" you are running macOS.

Asked by DenaVincent 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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weather.com blocking website unless you spring for premium

See subject above. Their instruction doesn't apply to my mac. I like weather.com, but not enough to pay for it and I can't get past their screen with their instructions… (read more)

See subject above. Their instruction doesn't apply to my mac. I like weather.com, but not enough to pay for it and I can't get past their screen with their instructions while on Firefox. I don't have the symbol they want me to click. It just happened today.


edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS

Asked by aleller129 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Checking System requirement for Firefox download

Hello. I would like to use Firefox on my Mac, but my processor is a 2.7 GHZ Quad-core Intel i5 and I would want to download the Vidiq extension. I have checked the othe… (read more)

Hello. I would like to use Firefox on my Mac, but my processor is a 2.7 GHZ Quad-core Intel i5 and I would want to download the Vidiq extension. I have checked the other system requirements and they are fine.

Will Firefox work with this processor? Would the Vidiq extension work ok?

Regards

Andy Reed ( UK )

Asked by arreed5 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox always opens two windows when starting from a mail link.

Problem with Firefox opening two windows when connecting from another application link. STILL NOT FIXED. Running on Mac OS Monterey 12.5. There are numerous complaints a… (read more)

Problem with Firefox opening two windows when connecting from another application link. STILL NOT FIXED. Running on Mac OS Monterey 12.5. There are numerous complaints about this bug but it never got fixed. It has become extremely annoying to me.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section for macOS, Windows and Linux.

Asked by Susan 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Mozilla Firefox Tweaked to obtain unauthorized info from users

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users. Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are … (read more)

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users.

Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are most likely military and Others affiliated with the government are surreptitiously accessing US Citizens computers and silently obtaining credit card information, banking, Venmo, Zelle Apple Cash, etc. and ROBBiNG citizens.

This is no joke. is Mozilla doing anything to protect their browsers from these hoodlums and corrupt government officials and there hired contractors?

The people you trust are not to be trusted.

Asked by WANNAKNOW2020 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

Firefox will not load pages / connect to internet

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs. I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 1… (read more)

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs.

I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 12.7.2

Nothing would fix the site issue, so I tried re-installing and refreshing Firefox. Followed all the troubleshooting steps.

Now firefox is completely broken. Tried creating a new profile. Running in safe mode, etc.

It sometimes will load pages, but extremely slow. But generally is unusable.

Firefox works on my other macs just fine (Profile uses sync with those machines)

Safari and Chrome work perfectly fine. No malware. No ISP issues. No firewall.

Please advise a fix or I guess I will delete everything firefox related.

Asked by gt0279a 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

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drag and drop to my desktop from FF no longer functioning

Hi there. I have a MacBook Air. It is running on 13.2.1 (22D68), which I think is Ventura. A couple of days ago I noticed that while I can still download any attachment… (read more)

Hi there. I have a MacBook Air. It is running on 13.2.1 (22D68), which I think is Ventura. A couple of days ago I noticed that while I can still download any attachment to the browser from gmail or hotmail, I can no longer drag and drop to my desktop. I have tried the download/drag and drop to my desktop capability on Safari from both gmail and hotmail, and it works fine. This seems to be a Firefox issue. Can you please tell me what I need to do to fix this issue? Thank you so much! Firefox is the best! James H.

Asked by jameshewitt 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago