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Firefox 75 Broke login and proxies to Employer's system

I am an academic librarian working from home. Literally for years, I've been able on Windows 7 and now Windows 10 to log into my grad school's online system including acc… (read more)

I am an academic librarian working from home. Literally for years, I've been able on Windows 7 and now Windows 10 to log into my grad school's online system including access to databases. Much of this requires a proxy for authentication. Before I describe the error, let me say that I installed Zotero over a year ago and have never had problems with it. Now, when I try to login, I get this, even when trying only to log in. There are two lines. The yellow bar that is hard to read because it keeps flashing but here's my best shot: Zotero automatically redirected your request to gslibrary.authn.worldcat.org through the proxy at gbtssbc.idm.oclc.org. Some space then "Don't proxy this site Proxy settings X

If your browser does not continue automatically, click here. I have tried numerous times to click "here" but I can't. For one moment, both the tellow bar and the message this is normal black text on white shows and then the yellow bar disappears and the black text moves up on the page. When I try to click "here" it keeps jumping around. I"ve never seen anything like this in many years on Firefox.

   I can successfully log in and use resources with the proxy on Opera. It does not complain. Someting about Firefox 75 is broken. I prefer using Firefox the most of the browsers available but I can't work like htis. I need to look up books and help users search for journal articles all the time. I cannot do without that. I don't really like Opera because of the lack of options but this is the straw that breaks the camel's back. If I cannot fix this, bye-bye Firefox. That's pretty serious for me for me but I must be able to work from home efficiently. Note: I disabled the Zotero plug-in. I asked on the Zotero forum and got some suggestions that didn't really help. I don't think it is Zotero. Zotero is only showing up because it connects to our librayr system. How can I fix this? I don't even know precisely what is wrong but for one thing, it shows the wrong URL  for logging in. That hasn't been true for a long time. I do not want to clear all my saved passwords and cookies to fix what is pretty clearly a FF 75 bug. I was a programmer a lot of years on complex systems. All the fingers are pointed at FF 75.

Asked by drduncan 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

Firefox crashes all the time

I have been having major problems with Firefox. It constantly crashes when I open certain sites, when print from some non processing sources. It even crashed with I follo… (read more)

I have been having major problems with Firefox. It constantly crashes when I open certain sites, when print from some non processing sources. It even crashed with I followed your instructions that I found online about crashing to go to the Menu & Help & About Firefox. It crashed when I clicked on About Firefox. I have the updated version & I have uninstalled & reinstalled numerous times, but nothing fixes the crashing problem. I am going to have change my default browser unless there is a solution to this problem. Please contact me & advise me how to fix this. It is very frustration. Thank you.

           Jonathan Rose

Asked by jonathan.rose 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

An error occurred during a connection to home.packagesear.ch. SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length. Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECO

This is the message that I receive when I click on the Firefox icon: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to home.packagesear.ch. SSL received a… (read more)

This is the message that I receive when I click on the Firefox icon:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to home.packagesear.ch. SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG

   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.

Asked by espina7 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Firefox is frozen and won't close

this morning when I turned on my computer firefox was open and it looked like the address bar was targeted. Nothing would load. I can see my favorite websites in a drop… (read more)

this morning when I turned on my computer firefox was open and it looked like the address bar was targeted. Nothing would load. I can see my favorite websites in a drop down list but I can't go to them. I cannot access the options or library menus. All I can do is close the window by closing it on the tab not the window itself.

I have run two anti viruses, I have restarted my computer and I have reinstalled firefox. I cannot access anything in firefox. Here is a picture of what I see. I am still getting the same issue.

Asked by dragonstooth257 1 month ago

Last reply by philipp 1 month ago

client certificate on smartcard leads to SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE

SSL client certificates do not work on Firefox 74.0 64-bit (Windows 10) and smartcards as expected. The smartcard gets accessed via PKCS #11 library. When the client cert… (read more)

SSL client certificates do not work on Firefox 74.0 64-bit (Windows 10) and smartcards as expected. The smartcard gets accessed via PKCS #11 library.

When the client certificate is placed into the software security module, Firefox can send it to the requesting web server and it works as expected.

Once the very same certificate was successfully imported into a smartcard and removed from the software security module, authentication fails in Firefox with "SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE". The nginx web server reports: SSL_do_handshake() failed (SSL: error:14094438:SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:tlsv1 alert internal error:SSL alert number 80) while SSL handshaking, client: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, server: 0.0.0.0:443

When using Chrome, the same client certificate from the same smartcard gets used and successfully connects to the web server.

Is there a known issue for this? How can this problem be narrowed down? Is there some kind of debug log file to get further information?

Asked by 0xFF 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Why I can not open firefox when it have a new update.

More than 3 years I start firefox with a command line, "rm -rf /Users/mr.suradetc./Library/Caches/Mozilla/updates/Applications/Firefox/updates/;/Applications/Firefox.app/… (read more)

More than 3 years I start firefox with a command line, "rm -rf /Users/mr.suradetc./Library/Caches/Mozilla/updates/Applications/Firefox/updates/;/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox". I have been updated mac os x from Sierra , High Sierra,Mojave and now Catalina but every os, I still got the same problem.

Asked by surdet 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

how do I talk to a human being at mozilla

I am typing this on Microsoft Edge browser. I am getting angrier and angrier. I allowed Firefox to "update" my browser. The result is that my browser will no longer con… (read more)

I am typing this on Microsoft Edge browser.

I am getting angrier and angrier. I allowed Firefox to "update" my browser. The result is that my browser will no longer connect to the internet. Edge, Internet Explorer, and Chrome can all connect to the internet. Firefox cannot.

I have rebooted my computer. I have looked through the HELP stuff. There is ZERO way to connect to a HUMAN BEING and I am PISSED. I have work to do. There are other browsers that obviously work, but Firefox has all of my bookmarks, with logon credentials.

I do NOT want to migrate to another browser but it is looking like my only choice. If I have to do that I will uninstall Firefox and spread the word.

I am sorry to sound like a dick but you have really screwed me over.

FIX THIS

Asked by bfichthorn 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Everytime I open Firefox, none of my bookmarks, passwords, or history are saved. How do I change this?

I recently had to wipe my MacBook Air clean thus prompting me to download Firefox - version 70.01 (64-bit). I set up all of my work websites, history, passwords, emails,… (read more)

I recently had to wipe my MacBook Air clean thus prompting me to download Firefox - version 70.01 (64-bit). I set up all of my work websites, history, passwords, emails, etc., but every time I close the browser and try to open it again, nothing is saved. I've tried several times and I am at a loss. Yes, I have created a Firefox account, and even this won't leave me logged in if I close the browser. I have to start over every time. Any advice?

Asked by lsrimkus 6 months ago

Last reply by rfkelly 5 months ago

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[Mac OS Mojave] Firefox crashes suddenly every time i use the keyboard

Firefox crashes suddenly every time i use the keyboard to copy, paste, close a tab, ecc. Removed software + related data, reinstalled from scratch, but same! Tested also… (read more)

Firefox crashes suddenly every time i use the keyboard to copy, paste, close a tab, ecc. Removed software + related data, reinstalled from scratch, but same! Tested also in safe mode, but same. Please, anybody have faced/solved a similar issue?

Asked by z 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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Firefox crashes

firefox crashes all the time ,especially facebook,i thought it was my video card ,so i went out and bought a new video card,it still crashes,i have uninstalled firefox an… (read more)

firefox crashes all the time ,especially facebook,i thought it was my video card ,so i went out and bought a new video card,it still crashes,i have uninstalled firefox and reinstalled firefox ,i have disabled all addons ,i have disabled hardware acceleration,i have no problems with any other browser but firefox,here are a list of my Submitted Crash Reports

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Asked by dennis215 6 months ago

Last reply by Senali Madawala 6 months ago

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Why did my keyboard shortcut stop working with the latest version of Firefox?

Hello and thanks in advance for your help! For many years, the content management system that I have been using has worked just fine with previous versions of Firefox. T… (read more)

Hello and thanks in advance for your help!

For many years, the content management system that I have been using has worked just fine with previous versions of Firefox. To access the backend area for a client of mine to edit their own website I built for them, they would go to their website and hit Control-Y on any page of their website. This would bring up the login prompt window so they could login and start live editing their site. Now, when I hit Control-Y, nothing happens.

I saw a previous post that mentioned adjusting (allowing) keyboard shortcuts in the settings area. I did this but unfortunately, this didn't solve my issue.

Can someone tell me why this no longer works with Firefox and what the possible fix / workaround might be?

Thank you so much!!

Asked by bcalzada 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Latest update removed logins, bookmarks. "old firefox" not present

As above. FF installed the update despite the checked option to NOT install automatically. NO "old firefox" folder was created-anywhere. No other profile is present tha… (read more)

As above. FF installed the update despite the checked option to NOT install automatically. NO "old firefox" folder was created-anywhere. No other profile is present that has the old data. My adult daughter's grad school laptop. Years of bookmarks, logins and I do not know what all ARE GONE!! I allowed FF to download but NOT INSTALL-since it was not my machine and I wanted to avert any disaster (I, in fact, looked at the options first, to make sure) NOW WHAT?? Is that is a bug?? Why was there no "old FF" created? Why did it install regardless of instructions to the contrary. Is there some other place to look? She does not seem to have any automatic backups for FF profiles.

Asked by patty_r 12 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 months ago

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network.http.spdy.enabled always reset to false

Hello, I have Firefox 68.0.2 installed on W7. I discovered that since recently network.http.spdy.enabled always reset to false ... tried to solve by following different s… (read more)

Hello, I have Firefox 68.0.2 installed on W7. I discovered that since recently network.http.spdy.enabled always reset to false ... tried to solve by following different solutions described on mozilla website ... tried to solve by reinstalling completely firefox software ... tried to solve by deleting completely the Mozilla User Roaming profile ... C:\Users\XXX\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ ... ... but nothing change/fix ... network.http.spdy.enabled is always to false and network.http.spdy.enabled.http2 is always to true with the consequence that google, cloudflare, ... websites are no longer working with http/2. Is that a known issue ? Thank You in advance for your help Best Regards, Vincent

Asked by Vincent Blondel 8 months ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 8 months ago

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certain websites are slowing down and get stuck at TLS handshake fonts.googleapis. i refreshed cleared cookies and data and still hangs on that handshake.

Youtube and other sites load very slow. Hangs on TLS Handshake fonts.googleapis. cant login in to google account. I get the message, "something went wrong". Tried all … (read more)

Youtube and other sites load very slow. Hangs on TLS Handshake fonts.googleapis. cant login in to google account. I get the message, "something went wrong". Tried all of the things suggested in the troubleshooting section to no avail. I don't have this problem with chrome or edge. I HATE both of those browsers and hope that this is a temporary issue with Firefox. Running win10 x64 with latest Firefox update. Is there anything that can fix this?

Thanks

Asked by dont_force_me_to_chrome 12 months ago

Last reply by rubyrose32442 9 months ago

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upgrade broke my firefox no preferences

everytime I get a FIrefox update i lose many of my passwords and features This time none of my preference settings work, most are grayed, and I have no choices for search… (read more)

everytime I get a FIrefox update i lose many of my passwords and features This time none of my preference settings work, most are grayed, and I have no choices for search like google This is very frustrating To make it worse none of my firefox accounts work, nor my mozilla It usually takes a day or two for this to resolve itself but this time I have no preference setting ability and none of my user or Firefox passwords work This is very disturbing I can no longer use firefox like I am used to doing I do not want to default to Yahoo for search, I want to use Google. PLEASE FIX THIS and don't send me any more broken updates

Asked by bekglm1 10 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 10 months ago

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Viable solution to "a script has become unresponsive"?

I would love to ditch chrome. But, if I use firefox, after some period of time my entire desktop will freeze and I end up powering off my computer to recover and losing w… (read more)

I would love to ditch chrome. But, if I use firefox, after some period of time my entire desktop will freeze and I end up powering off my computer to recover and losing work as a result. In fact all web developers I have worked with avoid firefox for this reason.

I have had this same experience everywhere that I have run firefox. Thousands of different web sites on multiple different computers, multiple different operating system and as far back as I can remember, at least a decade, possibly since firefox has existed.

Someone must be able to use firefox without this happening. How do you do it? Yes, I've tried the various suggestions mentioned over and over for years and years.

Asked by kenned.doll 10 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 10 months ago

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Firefox was completely wiped off my system with no warning & unable to successfully re-install with history and preferences, now what?

I was browsing win Firefox when suddenly Firefox was wiped off my Windows PC. Now, in uploading new version my history and preferences cannot be restored. They are not i… (read more)

I was browsing win Firefox when suddenly Firefox was wiped off my Windows PC. Now, in uploading new version my history and preferences cannot be restored. They are not in an Old Firefox folder. I am furious. What caused this? What to I do?

Asked by Jan_in_Georgia 12 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 months ago

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Firefox update to version 65.0.1 (from last night) erased my browser history

I updated Firefox last night right before bed, to version 65.0.1. I did not go to any websites after that. This morning, none of my browser history from before today, 2/1… (read more)

I updated Firefox last night right before bed, to version 65.0.1. I did not go to any websites after that. This morning, none of my browser history from before today, 2/14, exists any longer. I first noticed this when typing in a website I check daily, but I didn't have any autocomplete suggestions (normally I just type the first 2 letters and get a suggestion of the full site and I am able to just hit enter to go there). Just now, I checked my history folder to find a site I have not visited in the last few months, but with no history before yesterday, I am not sure how to proceed. I believe my bookmarks are intact (I do not typically use bookmarks, but there are a handful present, and I did not create them today, so I believe they are from before last night's update).

I do use an add-on to record my open tabs, and it someone does go back longer than this, so maybe I can find some of the sites I used to have. However, I could really use the history feature, I have some stuff last summer I would like consult ASAP. I can verify that I have not manually erased my history, at least not going back before something I viewed within a given hour (I don't go back and erase things from say, yesterday, last week, last month, last year, etc). Any thoughts?

Asked by EKenworthy 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago