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Microsoft edge

Hi! I have made Mozilla my default browser under "Default Application" but a Microsoft Edge (grrrrr!) still always opens when we start the computer. Even if it is indicat… (read more)

Hi!

I have made Mozilla my default browser under "Default Application" but a Microsoft Edge (grrrrr!) still always opens when we start the computer. Even if it is indicated that Mozilla IS the default Browser

Can't get rid of it!

Thank you

Asked by arsenolacroix 5 days ago

Redirects. The net gives instrutions on how to block 'redirects' but they are 'out of date'

When a URL no longer exits, I get a 'redirect' and even it it does, sometimes it "steps on' the correct URL and several attempts are needed to get the correct URL to stic… (read more)

When a URL no longer exits, I get a 'redirect' and even it it does, sometimes it "steps on' the correct URL and several attempts are needed to get the correct URL to stick. The "net" gives instructions of: Step 1: Click the "Tools" menu tab in your Firefox browser and select "Options." Step 2: Select "Advanced" from the list of options at the top of the window.

But in Firefox release 83.xxx, "ADVANCED" option does not exist or I can not SEE it. Any idea on how to 'BLOCK REDIRECTS' and just get an error instead?

OR SIMPLE BLOCK URLS one just does not like without using the PARENTAL CONTROLS.

Asked by jagman55 21 hours ago

Been having issue such as youtube suggestion, comment with return error and hotmail certificate issue

Ok, been having these issue like for a really long time, gaving up and switched to chrome for that time being and now even chrome has some bad issue so I am attempting to… (read more)

Ok, been having these issue like for a really long time, gaving up and switched to chrome for that time being and now even chrome has some bad issue so I am attempting to switch back. I know a lot of us are having the same problem with Kaspersky internet security, they said the next patch would fix it and I am sure the patch arrived. But firefox still has the above issue, and let me clarify the issues; youtube becoming weird, limited suggestion, and sometime shows I am not signed in which I am, and if you keep refreshing it, it would go back and forth in between your account and not signed in.... moreover, I can't type any comment, always with a returned error.... and finally, whenever I am logging in into my hotmail, my machine keeps prompting for security certificate clarification or something.... please help, its been a long while, trying to reinstall both the firefox and chrome, they both still have their respective issues..... thank you

Keith

Asked by keithaqua 13 hours ago

duplicate notifications Firefox 83 under Big Sur (YouTube problem only)

Hey all, I've encountered a strange behavior with Firefox 83 under macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 where if I have desktop notifications enabled for YouTube enabled, I'll get duplic… (read more)

Hey all, I've encountered a strange behavior with Firefox 83 under macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 where if I have desktop notifications enabled for YouTube enabled, I'll get duplicate notifications. For example, If I have one notification waiting from YouTube when launching Firefox, I'll see it twice when opening notification center. This doesn't happen, if Firefox is running and notifications come in, and it only happens with YouTube.

Also, This didn't seem to be a problem on Firefox 82.0.3 when I initially upgraded to Big Sur. It seems to have started with version 83.

I have completely deleted all firefox data and settings, and started fresh to confirm it wasn't corrupted settings, and it doesn't appear to be. I also asked about this in #Firefox on freenode, but after a couple hours of waiting never got an answer: so trying here today.

I've also searched, and no one else seems to have reported this issue, other than me. Is this a known issue, or am I the first? Also, is there anything I can do outside waiting for a firefox update / big sure updates? For now, I have disabled desktop notifications in YouTube settings as that's the only problem site I'm experiencing. This seems to be a firefox, and Youtube specific issue, as the latest version of Chrome is also set to deliver me notifications, and those work correctly, as well as do all other notifications, both system, and app.

If there is anything I can do to resolve this, please let me know.

Thanks

Asked by the.borking.chef 6 days ago

Will not remember youtube preferences (Dark mode, Autoplay, etc...) between browser sessions and tabs (Windows 10)

The browser simply refuses to save such personal preferences anymore, up until the last update this hasn't been an issue. Before i updated youtube would remember to use d… (read more)

The browser simply refuses to save such personal preferences anymore, up until the last update this hasn't been an issue. Before i updated youtube would remember to use dark mode and disable autoplay without fail, now i have to reset these preferences every time i open a new youtube tab. When i open a new tab on youtube the screen starts as if it were in dark mode and then smash-cuts to light mode with autoplay as soon as the video and recommended thumbnails load up. This doesn't happen on Chrome, and when i set my system preferences in the windows options menu it does default to dark mode (but i really hate the systemwide dark mode there).

I could really use some help here if anyone is able to, half of my browsing youtube is in the dead of night and i really don't need the added eye strain every time i want to watch a new video outside of my queue.

Asked by vidlover97 5 days ago

Firefox Relay Survey issue

The Firefox Relay website has a link to a survey for users. I was unable to submit the survey in any browser (firefox, chrome, or safari) . It kept flagging an error that… (read more)

The Firefox Relay website has a link to a survey for users. I was unable to submit the survey in any browser (firefox, chrome, or safari) .

It kept flagging an error that I hadn't filled out the last question (which browsers I use on a regular basis.) even though it was filled out.

Anyway thought you all might want to know in case you haven't been getting survey responses.

Asked by Luke 5 days ago

Pages not loading & functions not working lately

Lately, Firefox is making it difficult to browse websites more and more. Pages don't load properly, or functions on the website don't work. I tried to make a payment onli… (read more)

Lately, Firefox is making it difficult to browse websites more and more. Pages don't load properly, or functions on the website don't work. I tried to make a payment online and it absolutely would not work on Firefox. I've tried logging into some sites, but can't. Yesterday, I filled out numerous fields and drop-down menus for a job posting and when I reached the bottom, I couldn't proceed because the captcha didn't work. I had to reload the page, all of my data was lost, and it still didn't work. In every instance, I had to move to another browser. Anybody know what's going on? This wasn't a problem until the last couple months, but if it's going to be an ongoing problem, I'll need to find a new browser.

Asked by mwerner97 4 days ago

My godaddy domain name, when entered, doesn't open properly

I'm only having this problem with the Firefox browser on my laptop. When I try to visit my domain name (www.blanketsin.com), the browser only opens the server domain as … (read more)

I'm only having this problem with the Firefox browser on my laptop. When I try to visit my domain name (www.blanketsin.com), the browser only opens the server domain as www.livejournal.com when it should be opening my personal blog at slavezombie.livejournal.com. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by Bierde 4 days ago

Intranet server unreachable

Hi! I have a company network with about 30 PCs, no domain, but a working internal DNS. There is a server within the network running a webapplication (ASPX). The firewall … (read more)

Hi! I have a company network with about 30 PCs, no domain, but a working internal DNS. There is a server within the network running a webapplication (ASPX). The firewall regulations are very strict, so there are only two hands full of websites reachable from the network. Until now (version 82.x) it was enough to put the adress http://server in the address line of Firefox to open the application. After updating to version 83.0 the server is not reachable anymore, firefox automatically tries to open http://www.server.com "ping server" works, use of \\server in windows explorer and opening an RDP-Connection to "server" works also!

Why is that so and are there any solutions?

Thanks in advance!

Best regards

Peter

Asked by Peter Fasol 3 days ago

Problematic Results using Pocket

Pocket is a fantastic idea - another essential element to support democracy. However, some of the news articles are from websites like the NY Times and Washington Post wh… (read more)

Pocket is a fantastic idea - another essential element to support democracy.

However, some of the news articles are from websites like the NY Times and Washington Post which require accessors to SUBSCRIBE before being allowed to view the reporting content.

Even when you use the 2-second delay to hit ctrl-a and ctrl-c (select-all and copy) shortcuts, it is a nuisance and often requires repeat attempts.

SO, can the "wonderful brainiacs" of Moz/Firefox find alternative sources of the same content to avoid those sites requiring forced subscriptions?

Stay Safe Everyone T-Ricky SFO

Asked by T-Ricky 1 day ago

What if I was on an untrusted site?

Some people say "I'm not visiting unknown sites with my browser". I'm not saying that I'm not visiting unknown ones, but still trying avoid sites that I doubt it. But wh… (read more)

Some people say "I'm not visiting unknown sites with my browser". I'm not saying that I'm not visiting unknown ones, but still trying avoid sites that I doubt it. But what if I accidentely visit some, VirusTotal showed no viruses. How can I be sure that my browser isn't affected. Should I reinstall it, wipe some folders? I use Linux, Firefox 83.0.

Asked by R S 6 days ago

YouTube logging out of account

After the latest update, youtube keeps logging me off my gmail account. After i sign in, click some video, it redirects me to the new url, and i get logged off once again… (read more)

After the latest update, youtube keeps logging me off my gmail account. After i sign in, click some video, it redirects me to the new url, and i get logged off once again.

Sometimes on the right side i can see that i am logged in, but on the left side bar it says that im not.

Asked by Tmrzhn 5 days ago

Page turns white on joining meetings (Google Meet)

For a couple of days, i have been having problems with joining meetings in google meet. Whenever i enter the code and click join, the page reloads and then turns white. E… (read more)

For a couple of days, i have been having problems with joining meetings in google meet. Whenever i enter the code and click join, the page reloads and then turns white. Earlier, it was working perfectly fine and there was no problem joining meeting. I tried to clear cache and did everything i could to solve this,, but it was all in vain.

Asked by Surya Sengupta 4 days ago

how eliminate empty white space on google, etc in browser?

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this and havent found anything in my google seartch settings, or firefox options or my PC's display settings, it might be right … (read more)

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this and havent found anything in my google seartch settings, or firefox options or my PC's display settings, it might be right in front of me but I just cant figure it out.

On some pages, for example, when I do a google search on firefox, there is a ton of blank white space not used. Like it has a narrow page margin or something? I'm attaching a screenshot of what I mean. You can see half the screen is just white, how can I fix it so the display isnt so narrow? Not all pages have the blank space problem, for example outlook.com has no such issue.

Thank you in advance for helping me

Asked by vegetalove 1 day ago

Some URL's Not Opening Correctly

When I click on some email links usually in emails from retail businesses they will not open correctly in Firefox. However, if I copy and paste the URL into Chrome or Ed… (read more)

When I click on some email links usually in emails from retail businesses they will not open correctly in Firefox. However, if I copy and paste the URL into Chrome or Edge, they open just fine.

For example, this marketing URL from Best Buy, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__click.emailinfo2.bestbuy.com_-3Fqs-3D2c6fa7baf73a68394f3ef56f26a5ad4a91bf0d9f686f2b0ed29326c0b3102d71d175b2209e2d83ca9eb0a1c1c7f163459f482c262ab2f4b26e58d62e7e4ef834&d=DwMDaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=9BjfmubiD4w2fwyJ_mt0mXwRdrhPtBnR3BAlDr2MwcQ&m=xvBFPqHCMmKNSkl4SAZiIQPLiCSPMVea48hGa-JthqE&s=kL922_I7zxhJzD_n1NTyMLI41WY789i3-OLoyhAoSLE&e=

results in the the Best Buy message, "We’re sorry, something went wrong. You can use our search bar or pick a category below. If you typed in a URL, check it for errors."

However, the link works just fine in Chrome and Edge. This problem seems to have surfaced about a month ago. Is there some Firefox setting that I'm overlooking that is causing this?

Thanks

Asked by huskertech 6 days ago

Youtube 1080p60fps Live stream is playing in less than 30fps

Hey, I switched from google chrome to firefox a couple months ago and noticed this problem whenever I watch a live stream on 1080p60fps quality the frame rates drop extre… (read more)

Hey, I switched from google chrome to firefox a couple months ago and noticed this problem whenever I watch a live stream on 1080p60fps quality the frame rates drop extremely where as in google chrome the same stream runs smoothly also when i switch to 720p60fps the stream is smooth can i get any help on it, thanks in advance

Asked by xancast01 5 days ago

Google Meet Problem

I having trouble watching my google meet classes using mozilla firefox... the teacher's screen shows zoomed to me and i can see only the superior left corner of the scree… (read more)

I having trouble watching my google meet classes using mozilla firefox... the teacher's screen shows zoomed to me and i can see only the superior left corner of the screen It doesn't happen using other browsers

Asked by brunogodoifred 3 days ago