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cannot access one particular website. either error message 'timed out' OR 'problem loading page' appears. I have tried two browers and several search engines; removed bookmark/favorites and saved password for this site

cannot access one particular website. either error message 'timed out' OR 'problem loading page' appears. I have tried two browers and several search engines; removed bo… (meer info)

cannot access one particular website. either error message 'timed out' OR 'problem loading page' appears. I have tried two browers and several search engines; removed bookmark/favorites and saved password for this site

Gevraagd door jeanstclair, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door bpd303, 2 dagen geleden

Dragon NaturallySpeaking add-on broke

I use the Dragon NaturallySpeaking add-on to navigate Firefox (and my entire computer) by voice. Recently the extension stopped working properly, and when I tried to unin… (meer info)

I use the Dragon NaturallySpeaking add-on to navigate Firefox (and my entire computer) by voice. Recently the extension stopped working properly, and when I tried to uninstall and re-install the plug-in, it would not work at all.

This is the installation link Nuance provides: https://dnsriacontent.nuance.com/15/setup/ffinstall.html.

When you try to click the "Install" button, nothing happens. This has caused Dragon to stop working with almost the entirety of Firefox. Please advise on if an update is coming.

Gevraagd door chelsea.hansen33, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door jscher2000 - Support Volunteer, 6 dagen geleden

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Disabling DRM completely

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simpl… (meer info)

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simple blog... If I disabled it, I do not want to be prompted to enable it back. I know how to enable it.

Gevraagd door david636, 3 maanden geleden

Beantwoord door cor-el, 3 maanden geleden

Restore the "Open in Firefox" WITHOUT asking, and WITHOUT downloading

I have read hours of Q&A about this problem here in this forum before posting, and cannot find a solution. Until very recently, whenever I would click a link in a p… (meer info)

I have read hours of Q&A about this problem here in this forum before posting, and cannot find a solution.

Until very recently, whenever I would click a link in a page, it would "Open in Firefox" in a new tab. Then after reading it or printing it or whatever I wanted to do, I could click the download [Fx98PDFviewer-DownloadButton] button if I wanted to save it, and an Explorer would open up allowing me to select where I want to put it and what I want to call it (if I wanted to change the name it comes with) before downloading/saving.

Now, when I click a link it just downloads (even though most of the time I don't want that). Despite all I've read, I've tried a dozen settings, and I CANNOT get that behavior back.

If I set the browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel to False, and select "Open with Firefox" when it prompts me, I can't get it to STOP prompting me. It prompts me EVERY TIME, even though I have checked the box repeatedly for "Do this automatically for files like this from now on"

And yet it is STILL downloading automatically when it opens for viewing in the new tab, and I am forever now cleaning and deleting crap out of my downloads.

I have my default PDF reader set to the reader I like, and when I'm NOT in Firefox, I do NOT want to have to right-click and select my preferred reader each time.

But when I AM IN FIREFOX, what I need it to do is

- Open in Firefox, in a new tab, 
- DON'T prompt me, just do it, and 
- DON'T download it, unless if I then want to keep it I click the download [Fx98PDFviewer-DownloadButton] button.

HOW CAN I GET IT THIS BEHAVIOR BACK PLEASE?

Gevraagd door JeffNLisa, 4 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door James, 6 dagen geleden

Firefox freezes when I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise Edition 21H2 (Build 19044.1889). When I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection and Firefox is currently running, version 103.0.2 (64-… (meer info)

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise Edition 21H2 (Build 19044.1889). When I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection and Firefox is currently running, version 103.0.2 (64-bit), Firefox freezes. None of the tabs respond. Other apps are working fine, except for Firefox. There are no crash reports to post here. Appreciate any advice to eliminate this issue.

Gevraagd door woodj1, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door pierrech, 1 week geleden

Can not disable address bar search

I got a new computer running windows 11. I installed Firefox as my default browser. I then noticed the address bar performing search which is annoying as hell and actua… (meer info)

I got a new computer running windows 11.

I installed Firefox as my default browser. I then noticed the address bar performing search which is annoying as hell and actually and interferes with productivity as I use search. Basically, I have to redo searches after the address bar. It is problematic. The one off search from address bar according to last survey only 26% of users like it. rest want it gone.

As for me, I have tried the solution of Keyword set to false and the browser url oneoff also set to false.

I saw another suggested item of turn off keyword search. However, that item does not have an off button or switch within Windows 11. Just check marks of the suggested keywords that developers installed into the field when downloaded. I unchecked all the items as that was the only change I could do. So, there is no keyword selected. I closed all browser windows and restarted Firefox.

The address bar search still occurs. This make the previous question and answer solution invalid as of August 12, 2022.

I consider this a BUG and a major development of Firefox browser failure. When I search, I am looking for generally wide range of results and alternative search options are better than specific one off search. Best example; What is difference between Clementines and Mandarins? As a one off search you get one set of results. When you use the proper search box of a search engine, you get totally different results that are more useful and less time consuming to know the full range of answers, history, physical traits as well as other items not considered in the address bar search. In the search engine box, you do get the address bar search items. However, they always are 6 to 20 down the list of preferred or most useful. However, the address bar search results do not have all the top 5 items from the search engine search. It is a matter of how the address bar does the search that is at issue. For whatever reason, the results are not as good as direct input. You will have to determine through investigation why that is. However, that is a year's worth of investigation if anyone would do it. In the mean time, this address bar search needs a simple button that does all the changes necessary to make it stop!

Additionally, I find multiple related search options that are given by search engines extremely helpful when looking for related type of searches. This is something that the address bar search can not do and was never designed or allowed to do. Thus, it causes loss of productivity.

As such and because it does cause loss of productivity, it is a BUG and by law, Mozilla must remove items or provide easy solution to stop productivity failure.

The current solution does not work. That means Mozilla must provide an update immediately to make this feature go away for those who find it annoying, useless or interference with productivity!

Gevraagd door pmadison1, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door cor-el, 2 weken geleden

YouTube Wont Play In Private Window

Firefox 103.0.2 (64 bit) doesn't play YouTube videso in Private Window. The same videso play in s statdrad new window. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fiVciCs8zU wh… (meer info)

Firefox 103.0.2 (64 bit) doesn't play YouTube videso in Private Window. The same videso play in s statdrad new window. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fiVciCs8zU which ironically won't play in private! Every time you press the play button you get about half a second of play before pausing. In standard mode it plays just fine.

Gevraagd door Les, 2 weken geleden

Videos Do Not Play After Update

I updated my Firefox today and now videos do not play. I had this problem back in April after an update and I spent weeks troubleshooting it. Eventually I got it to work … (meer info)

I updated my Firefox today and now videos do not play.

I had this problem back in April after an update and I spent weeks troubleshooting it. Eventually I got it to work after trying all of the following (then, and again now):

Things I've Tried: 1.) Clearing data (cache and cookies) 2.) Turning off "Strict Mode" 3.) Running CCleaner 4.) Disabling/enabling HW acceleration 5.) Checking that the DRM box is checked (and trying it without it checked) 6.) Refreshing Firefox 7.) Uninstalling/Reinstalling 8.) Updating my Windows install 9.) Updating drivers 10.) Disabling all Firefox extensions 11.) Running without extensions 12.) Running in Firefox Troubleshooting Mode 13.) Running Windows in Safe Mode with Networking 14.) Running a fresh install of Firefox without signing in after deleting all traces of Firefox from my PC (including Program Data folders, registry entries, etc.)

What finally worked back in April was to dive into "about:config" and change "media.rdd-processenable" to "false".

That fix does not work this time around.

In the meantime I've been using Brave and having no issues. I've tried video playback in Chrome, Opera, and Edge on this computer with no issues. This playback problem is exclusive to Firefox.

Video playback still works just fine on my 4 home PCs running Windows 10 and Pop_OS (3 self-built, one Asus laptop) using this same build of Firefox.

Other/Rant: I suspect this is a Firefox/Windows 11 problem. Most likely this is not something I can fix myself, but it's incredibly frustrating since I'm buried deep in the Mozilla ecosystem and use it for work. I'd prefer not to have to swap between browsers just so I can watch videos; too many windows open on this tiny work laptop isn't fun to juggle. Basic video playback is the #1 thing I use my web browser for at both work and home so it'd be nice if this irritating, months-long, unacceptable issue were resolved. A modern browser that has video playback issues? What good is it then? What's most irritating is that it seems I'm the one of a very small number of users with this issue, since I see very little posted about it online.

I've been a Firefox user primarily for almost half a decade now - moved over from Chrome for privacy issues. Never had a problem until 4/22 of this year and considering it's still an issue 3 months later... it has me re-evaluating the reliability and my commitment to an otherwise amazing browser.

Gevraagd door Exare, 4 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door OdeonFF, 1 maand geleden

Who thought this was a good idea? Firefox search history quirk.

https://youtu.be/qmAYOcjD5XI Why on earth would you want the history pane to automatically scroll to the very top after clicking on a result?? And no, I am not opening … (meer info)

https://youtu.be/qmAYOcjD5XI

Why on earth would you want the history pane to automatically scroll to the very top after clicking on a result??

And no, I am not opening links in a private window.

This is a stupid design flaw that no other browser has, FIX IT MOZILLA.

Gevraagd door gsrgtrdg4565653, 1 maand geleden

Laatst beantwoord door gsrgtrdg4565653, 1 maand geleden

Firefox Freezes when I copy links

Over the past few weeks, any time I copy a link, whether it's an email address or a URL, from within any page while using Firefox, FF will freeze? Pause? not respond.. fo… (meer info)

Over the past few weeks, any time I copy a link, whether it's an email address or a URL, from within any page while using Firefox, FF will freeze? Pause? not respond.. for 5 - 15 seconds. I've not done a reset yet.. Windows 11, 16GB RAM, 2GB Video, religiously updated and maintained laptop

Gevraagd door BRAM SCOLNICK, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door Terry, 1 maand geleden

Cookie permissions not transferred to new profile

I transferred data from an old profile into a new one as instructed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile I did get my … (meer info)

I transferred data from an old profile into a new one as instructed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile I did get my tabs, bookmarks and saved logins transferred, but every website I visit asks me about cookies as if it has never seen me before, which I would have liked to avoid. Should I have copied other files besides permissions.sqlite and the other ones mentioned in the above link to transfer my cookie permissions? Sync is not an option because my old laptop is broken. I could only copy the files from backups.

Gevraagd door Heli, 1 maand geleden

Laatst beantwoord door Heli, 1 maand geleden

when accessing LOWES, only, access denied

I've cleared cache, history, passwords, updated to latest and still: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/u/login" on this server. Refe… (meer info)

I've cleared cache, history, passwords, updated to latest and still:

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/u/login" on this server.

Reference #18.ac912f17.1661036425.aac8bd6f

Works on Safari and Chrome.

Gevraagd door Don, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door ozelsuheda1903, 1 maand geleden

Results from "awesome" bar open in the same tab, bookmarks and shortcuts do not

https://youtu.be/BQSir2EBjz8 I pinned the new tab page as a way of bringing back the behavior of the new tab page appearing after all other tabs have become closed. Sinc… (meer info)

https://youtu.be/BQSir2EBjz8

I pinned the new tab page as a way of bringing back the behavior of the new tab page appearing after all other tabs have become closed. Since I don't want to close my other pinned tabs, this is the only way for the new tab page/home page to appear after all unpinned tabs are cleared.

However I notice that search results open in this same tab instead of a new tab, which is a problem that is detrimental for pinned tab users. The point of pinning a tab according to mozilla, is to always keep a website or a page available. If search results are opening in the same tab, the original website that was pinned no longer becomes available.

The solution is to add a preference to allow search results to open in a new tab for pinned tabs. Currently browser.search.openintab is the only relevant option, but that doesn't specifically enable the option of search results to open in a new tab from pinned tabs. In order for the pinned tabs feature to work as mozilla advertises, only results from pinned tabs should open in new tabs so that they don't "take over" the original website that was pinned.

Gevraagd door gsrgtrdg4565653, 1 maand geleden

yahoo email issues

Yesterday for most of the day Yahoo mail was working fine. Last night I was able to pull up my emails, but all the controls were not working, Can't delete, arrow up or d… (meer info)

Yesterday for most of the day Yahoo mail was working fine. Last night I was able to pull up my emails, but all the controls were not working, Can't delete, arrow up or down, settings won't come up. It's like all the tabs are not highlighted to click on. I haven't done any updates, nothing changed. It's not Yahoo, works fine in Chrome.

Gevraagd door gjtspiep, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door uk012429, 1 maand geleden

Syncing destroys my homepage every time

On my main laptop I built a nice homepage with shortcuts that I use regularly. I would like this exact homepage on all the devices where I sign in with my Firefox account… (meer info)

On my main laptop I built a nice homepage with shortcuts that I use regularly. I would like this exact homepage on all the devices where I sign in with my Firefox account. Instead, every time I sign into a new device and sync, my homepage is completely destroyed and scrambled on all devices, including my main laptop and I have to painstakingly recreate the homepage I want. What is going wrong here? How can I set up one homepage on one device that will be synced to all other devices?

Gevraagd door JJ, 1 maand geleden

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My data of firefox account has missed after ubuntu update.

Hello, I have too many information in my Firefox account but. Before updating I was logout from account and logged only when upgrade is completed. But when I have logged… (meer info)

Hello,

I have too many information in my Firefox account but. Before updating I was logout from account and logged only when upgrade is completed. But when I have logged I have noticed that my account don't have any data/password so on. How can I recover it? Is it possible to contact Mozilla support to request to restore my account and tell me why it has been removed?

Gevraagd door Dmytro, 1 maand geleden

Laatst beantwoord door jonzn4SUSE, 1 maand geleden

Duo Authenication Not Working

Hi - I work from home and for the past few years have used Firefox as my preferred browser, with bookmarks and passwords all saved to my account. My employer uses "Duo" a… (meer info)

Hi - I work from home and for the past few years have used Firefox as my preferred browser, with bookmarks and passwords all saved to my account.

My employer uses "Duo" authentication to sign into applications.

This used to work with Firefox but not it has stopped working. I get prompted to sign in but my details are recognised and it just keeps asking me to sign in. When I neter them the browser keeps balnking them out.

This works on Chrome so I know it must be something to do with Firefox.

I really don't want to change browsers but if this ca't be resolved I'll have to stop using Firefox and delete it.

Regards Steven

Gevraagd door steven.hale, 3 maanden geleden

Laatst beantwoord door Joe Martin, 1 maand geleden