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SEC_ERROR_OCSP_INVALID_SIGNING_CERT

Today we have started getting the following error when trying to access bing.com Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.bing.com. Invalid O… (read more)

Today we have started getting the following error when trying to access bing.com

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.bing.com. Invalid OCSP signing certificate in OCSP response. Error code: SEC_ERROR_OCSP_INVALID_SIGNING_CERT

   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.

What is strange is that this is happening (1) only in Firefox, and (2) only on some of our computers. We have a mixture of wired and wireless computers on our home network. I have checked computer times. Firefoxes are all running 53.0.3 on Windows 7. Setting security.ssl.enable_ocsp_stapling to false resolves the issue, but only while the setting is false.

Thanks for your help!

Asked by kgeoffrey 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Why has the dropdown list of search engines changed from a straightforward list to a field of indistinguishable icons?

Until the most recent update the dropdown listing of available sites in the search box was easily legible and simple to use. Being able to target one's searches so readil… (read more)

Until the most recent update the dropdown listing of available sites in the search box was easily legible and simple to use. Being able to target one's searches so readily and conveniently was one of Firefox's most attractive features.

Now I'm confronted with a panel of mostly indecipherable and in many cases confusingly similar icons. I hate it and want my simple verbal listing back!

Yes, mousing over the icons and hovering will reveal what they represent. But having to do this every time makes what was a quick, convenient routine irritatingly slow and clunky.

Please at least let us choose whether to have icons or a simple listing. Please...

Asked by TezB 5 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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Firefox 37 Beta on Windows 8.1 has lag and stuttering when scrolling

I just recently got a new laptop, and since the minute I've installed firefox on it there has been lag when scrolling webpages. It seems to start off not too badly, with … (read more)

I just recently got a new laptop, and since the minute I've installed firefox on it there has been lag when scrolling webpages. It seems to start off not too badly, with there being some stuttering when I first open firefox, however it seems like the longer I'm browsing the worse it gets, to the point where sometimes I'll start scrolling and then a second later firefox will just jump to the bottom of the page. Internet Explorer and Chrome both have perfectly smooth scrolling.

I've tried numerous things to fix it already, this is some of the stuff I can remember trying: -Turning off hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling -Starting in safe mode -Complete reinstall with new profile -Updating graphics card and intel drivers

Specs of the new laptop: Core i7 GTX 970M 16Gb RAM

Asked by loki149 5 years ago

Answered by loki149 4 years ago

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2 years of Firefox/AdobeFlash disconnect is forcing me away from using Firefox so why is this unfixable?

I have spent literally hundreds of hours over the past year and a half or so trying to figure out why Firefox and Adobe FlashPlayer cannot coexist peacefully. The latest… (read more)

I have spent literally hundreds of hours over the past year and a half or so trying to figure out why Firefox and Adobe FlashPlayer cannot coexist peacefully. The latest issue that I have found has to do with Firefox refusing or unable to use the "sandbox" technology that every other browser apparently uses. I occasionally use Google's Chrome browser and have begun exploring Microsoft's new Edge since I updated my OS to Win10 about a week ago. Neither platform has any problem whatsoever with Adobe FlashPlayer content. I have been a very dedicated and contented FireFox user for at least the past five years except for this problem which has become unendurable since my Win10 “upgrade.” With Win8.1, I completely booted all traces of Adobe FlashPlayer off my computer and simply ignored content that depended on it. This does not seem to work since my “upgrade.” Now, every single site I access that has any Adobe Flash dependent content in it brings my entire FireFox browser to a screeching halt for approximately a minute. I frequently end up using the old three finger salute to end the grid block that has become standard operating procedure with my current use of FireFox. I am brought to a point where I have to consider abandoning FireFox completely until this “disconnect” is at last addressed and permanently resolved by Mozilla FireFox. I have tried all the "safe mode" fixes. I have updated every updateable parameter imaginable. I appeal to anyone in the community who has a workable fix for this problem as a last resort before I move my online activities to another browser. I will respond quickly to anyone who offers help and needs me to try something to fix this. Thank you for any assistance with this longtime problem.

Asked by hkivhk 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Java console is incompatible with firefox 6.0

Just upgraded to FF 6.0 (or is that 4.2? :/), and got this message ""Java console is incompatible with Firefox 6.0". At first I thought it was because I was on Java 6.26… (read more)

Just upgraded to FF 6.0 (or is that 4.2? :/), and got this message ""Java console is incompatible with Firefox 6.0". At first I thought it was because I was on Java 6.26, but after upgrading to 7 the problem is still there. A fairly glaring bug after so many BETAs...

Asked by Peter 8 years ago

Answered by Matt Brubeck 8 years ago

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Firefox 8 is slow to show the web page when requested. If I hilite the address in the URL address line it usually downloads the info right away. I find this gets slowers as time goes on.

the browser is started home page loads up. but if I request to go to a web page it shows that the request is asking for my request in the new tab but it just sits there… (read more)

the browser is started home page loads up. but if I request to go to a web page it shows that the request is asking for my request in the new tab but it just sits there. If I go to the address HTTP bar and hit enter again I usually get the info right away

Asked by Calitiki 8 years ago

Answered by matrixunloaded 8 years ago

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Problem with youtube and other video websites

I have a problem with youtube and other video websites: Everything is up to date (flash, FF, my plug ins..) but i keep getting freezes when the video loads. I can hear so… (read more)

I have a problem with youtube and other video websites:

Everything is up to date (flash, FF, my plug ins..) but i keep getting freezes when the video loads. I can hear sound but i can only see the first frame of the video.

I've reinstalled flash/firefox or tried updating them again for about 4 times now and my cookies/cache has also been errased which i usually don't do. If i enter FF's safe mode it also freezes.

I hope someone could help out, i've searched for answer on google before and tried everything i saw but it didn't helped.

grts, agrash

Asked by agrash 8 years ago

Answered by Tomika76 8 years ago

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hate the latest beta release, it's borked a bunch of stuff, how do I go back to the prior one?

It's total mess on Mavericks (OSX), the UI's a joke, not to mention plain broken in a few ways... Any idea how to get it back to the way I had it configured, if not possi… (read more)

It's total mess on Mavericks (OSX), the UI's a joke, not to mention plain broken in a few ways... Any idea how to get it back to the way I had it configured, if not possible, then I'd like to go back to the prior beta release.

Thank-you.

Asked by jalyst 6 years ago

Answered by John99 6 years ago

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How to detach refresh button from address bar in the new UI of FF29?

IN FF28 it was possible to detach the refresh button from the address bar, but now the whole address bar is just one element. I am really used to have the button on the l… (read more)

IN FF28 it was possible to detach the refresh button from the address bar, but now the whole address bar is just one element. I am really used to have the button on the left side and not on the right side of the screen. I would love to have the opportunity back again to separate them!

Best, Robin

Asked by stackem 6 years ago

Answered by John99 6 years ago

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your connection is not secure for google and some mozilla sites

I installed the latest version of Firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop. Some sites including google.com and some Mozilla pages are giving me "your connection is not secure… (read more)

I installed the latest version of Firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop. Some sites including google.com and some Mozilla pages are giving me "your connection is not secure" errors. I do not get those errors on the laptop with IE or Edge, and I do not get the errors on my Windows 7 desktop PC running an earlier version of Firefox. I had FF set to be the default browser on the new laptop so out of frustration I uninstalled FF. What could be causing these messages on reputable websites?

Asked by taherte 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Starting last night some of the information in my eBay listing does not appear.

I went to list some items on eBay last night and part of the item description is not visible although if I go on Google Chrome all of the information is there. This only … (read more)

I went to list some items on eBay last night and part of the item description is not visible although if I go on Google Chrome all of the information is there. This only happened last night - never before. Some previous listings have the same problem but most do not. I worked with eBay and it appears to be a problem related with the Firefox browser.

Asked by kalsmith 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Video DownloadHelper with companion app uses only one Firefox sub-process.

I am using Video Download Helper with companion app, when downloading videos, the DownloadHelper will uses only one process of Firefox with very high CPU and memory usage… (read more)

I am using Video Download Helper with companion app, when downloading videos, the DownloadHelper will uses only one process of Firefox with very high CPU and memory usage. . Ans cause it does not take advantage of all the CPU cores it is very slow, and uses high memory for that process and will make all tabs in Firefox slow.

It seems that this process is the core process for Firefox, although it is a sub-process. It is the process that almost doesn't uses GPU memory.

When finished, if I killed this Firefox process to clean memory, cause it will just accumulate the memory in that specific process, all the tabs in the Firefox will crash and can't be refreshed, until I close Firefox and open it again.

Usually when I kill a Firefox process that is not responding, it will crash a few tabs and they can be refreshed after that.

Is there anyway that can make the companion app uses all processes for Firefox, so it will distribute the CPU usage to all cores, and if used a high memory it will be distribute the memory to all process and will be easier to clean.

Asked by hanaana 1 year ago

Answered by hanaana 9 months ago

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Betfair.com 'markets' sidebar does not display sub-categories

Betfair.com appears ok except for the 'markets' sidebar sub-categories in FF6. The main categories such as 'My Markets' show, but their content is empty. Normally there w… (read more)

Betfair.com appears ok except for the 'markets' sidebar sub-categories in FF6.

The main categories such as 'My Markets' show, but their content is empty. Normally there would be selections to click on.

Asked by marcofoo 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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Why is Pause option in my active download greyed out? Nothing happens when I click Pause button. esp when downloading youtube videos.

I have videodownloadhelper add-on installed. Videos downloaded by the help of it cannot be paused. Additionally, my firefox eventually pauses itself in between downloads … (read more)

I have videodownloadhelper add-on installed. Videos downloaded by the help of it cannot be paused. Additionally, my firefox eventually pauses itself in between downloads so I've to right-click on downloading file and select Pause then again right-click and select Resume to proceed with download. But now video downloading is paused and with right-click there Pause option is greyed out simply being unavailable. How do I sort out this strange problem?

Asked by SD_poudel 6 years ago

Answered by hyfrehyfre 6 years ago

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Since upgrading to 29. Firefox snags with a beachball that spends for seconds. How can I prevent the snag?

There were two upgrades very close together. I upgraded and now have 29.0. No matter whether I'm going to an address, typing into a box, or waiting for a website to load,… (read more)

There were two upgrades very close together. I upgraded and now have 29.0. No matter whether I'm going to an address, typing into a box, or waiting for a website to load, the Mac "beach ball" will spin for a few seconds before loading. I use the default theme. I have minimal - (Xmarks and Trend micro), which weren't a problem before. Is there something I can do besides disabling the add-ons?

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by Chideb 6 years ago

Answered by Moses 6 years ago

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Where is the official download page for full version of Firefox? Old one has only stubs now.

The old page now has stubs only, there is no full version on it: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Separate but valid question: Searching Mozilla Support on this… (read more)

The old page now has stubs only, there is no full version on it: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/

Separate but valid question: Searching Mozilla Support on this very forum yields no answers as to where to download the full version of the program itself, around which this entire forum has been set up with all the numerous questions in it about the program... yet there is no answer on how and where to actually *GET* the full version of the program... this strongly suggests that the forum administrators went out of their way, to make it difficult to impossible for users to get the FULL VERSION of the program...

There are many valid reasons for needing the full version of the program, don't you think it's pretty incredible that it has always been difficult to download the full version of Firefox? The old page had it buried in between the Acholi and Xhosa languages, even though English (US) is probably needed by millions of users vs. relatively few for Acholi and Xhosa... Millions of users had to go though gymnastics of finding it buried in between all the worlds languages with every consecutive version, and now they completely removed it even from that page...

What is the the reason, and you have to agree there is a reason, for Mozilla preventing us from having the full installation file? And what is the reason, even when the full installation file existed on that page, for this forum to make it almost impossible to find that page when searching the forum, or the entire internet for the official full version download page?

Asked by c627627 5 years ago

Last reply by c627627 5 years ago

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I have tried all the susgestions for fixing the problem of some web sites don't load completle IE works fine please fix this problem or I am done with Fire Fox, you keep making fancy menues put he problems remain y

I originally started using Firefox because of problems with IE which are now fixed. Fire Fox 3xxx was great then 4 came out worked ok till the first update ,then pages wi… (read more)

I originally started using Firefox because of problems with IE which are now fixed. Fire Fox 3xxx was great then 4 came out worked ok till the first update ,then pages will not load completely, wheel just keeps spinning 5 was the same and 6 is the same. one Fix is to turn off Java, this makes the sites load but then other sites require Java, can't keep turning on and off. Why are so many add on not compatible? Please fix the loading problem or I will have to stop using Firefox and I do like it when working right. Windows XP fully up to date all add on s are up to date. There are several site with the problem sometimes they load fine but most of the time they do not Richard

Asked by PopRichie 8 years ago

Answered by Saix 8 years ago

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Firefox loading pages really slow

So a lot of pages are loading really slow like minutes, like youtube and hot.ee mail service and a lot more. It started to happen when i updated to 20.0. Looked up some s… (read more)

So a lot of pages are loading really slow like minutes, like youtube and hot.ee mail service and a lot more. It started to happen when i updated to 20.0. Looked up some suggestions and found that about:config network.http.keep-alive to false help. And so i did it and it worked, but next time i opened firefox again it was slow loading again, but keep-alive is false still, disabled all not nessecary plugins and extensions and i dont seem to find a solution. Been a firefox user for a long time and dont want to change my browser.

Asked by kass030 7 years ago

Answered by Kelstra 6 years ago