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Firefox Exploit Screen-Captures

Hi guys, Well, I think I bring here a very interesting thing for the Mozilla team. I found I have some sort of exploit which takes screen captures whenever I click on any… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi guys, Well, I think I bring here a very interesting thing for the Mozilla team. I found I have some sort of exploit which takes screen captures whenever I click on any web page. It is specially active whenever you are entering sensitive information like when I log-in onto site accounts, o whenever I check something on the bank. I checked processes using process explorer, and everything points at Mozilla being very active and nothing else. I check the creation of those screen captures and they are always, there. I normally kill every process which is not necessary, and the ones left are just essential. I ran several bootable antivirues like Eset, Kaspersky and Bitdefender and they don't detect anything weird. I removed from a bootable CD all temp files this "thing" creates while making files and take snap of my screen. I goes back on when you are back on Windows. I know that something was going on when on the bank site I had a AVG-antivirus alert saying that an exploit was active and gave me the option to remove it. Other than that, you don't feel a thing. As said, it goes back the alert everytime you visit the bank and some other log-ins, specially while banking. I also disable all Firefox add-ons, as well as the Java on my computer -I believe there's some connection with Java here-. I have the suspicion that it is pdf/exploit coz I saw a glimpse of that name while uninstalling something which I thing was Facemoods. Not too sure how it got there. So there, guys!! I don't know where this "thing" resides, really does -it could be doing more things-, or how to get rid of it. PS: I saw a while ago that I have to mozilla folder hanging from "program files". One is mozilla.bak. I'm digging into this now. Any shed on this, you pros!! I'm not a pro myself, yet I love IT :-) Thanks a bunch in advance to anyone taking the time to solve the one big problem Firefox has and is going to have in the short run. BR F

Asked by Fistro 5 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Can't open a bookmark backup, I can see 5 different backups that ware saved automaticly but when pressed nothing happens.

All my tabs closed when I installed skype which changed my homepage and some firefox settings, I can excess the bookmark backups that ware done automatically by firefox e… (மேலும் படிக்க)

All my tabs closed when I installed skype which changed my homepage and some firefox settings, I can excess the bookmark backups that ware done automatically by firefox every moth or so and it would satisfie me, but when I press it, it asks if I am ok with replacing current tabs with the backed up ones, I click yes, and nothing happens. Any help?

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I am unable to connect to my Verizon Fios home page from Firefox. Never had this problem before

As of today, February 9, 2015 I am unable to connect to my Verizon Fios home page. When I click on the Firefox icon to open the browser, my bookmarks appear, etc. bit i… (மேலும் படிக்க)

As of today, February 9, 2015 I am unable to connect to my Verizon Fios home page. When I click on the Firefox icon to open the browser, my bookmarks appear, etc. bit it will not connect to My Verizon home page. I am able to go to all the web sites that I want to but I cannot connect to Verizon. I called Verizon but they weren't able to help me, unfortunately. I hope that someone here will be able explain how to resolve this.

I tried using Google Chrome and was able to connect to Verizon's Email and News, therefore, I presume that this is a problem with Mozilla Firefox.

Thank you.

carol

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Some videos on YouTube are not working

Vevo or any other official music videos are not playing in Firefox. After loading for 10 seconds, I am getting "An Error occurred" error. I don't have this problem with o… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Vevo or any other official music videos are not playing in Firefox. After loading for 10 seconds, I am getting "An Error occurred" error. I don't have this problem with other videos. This problem occurred yesterday, although I didn't do any system changes or software updates during the day. In Internet Explorer 11 which using HTML5 Player by default, those videos are starting to play but only after 10 seconds load and not immediately like other videos. When forcing HTML5 Player in Firefox those videos are starting to play after 10 seconds load like in IE but HTML5 Player is very instable in Firefox. Software wise everything is up to date and I already reinstalled both Firefox and IE but the problem is still there. Even System Restore didn't help. Net research also didn't bring any solutions.

Asked by United123 5 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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What is going on, Firefox is crashing, Freezing, and now using all my ram.

First thing, why is there no "register button" on the forums, tell your UI guys this IS confusing, not might be confusing, you have to go through this question submission… (மேலும் படிக்க)

First thing, why is there no "register button" on the forums, tell your UI guys this IS confusing, not might be confusing, you have to go through this question submission to register at the forums. Been on the Web since I started hosting a BBS in 1988, I should not be confused. I should be browsing the forums right now looking for the right thread to get some help in. Wonder where this will be posted? I don't know, because this is confusing.

As I'm typing this my characters are freezing ever 15 seconds or so. Is there something wrong with the current build? I've had crashing and "not responding" problems for the last month and a half. Have removed all plugins and Add-ons (not cool at all) and then re-installed, twice if you include today. You see, since the last update, which I thought might be a bug fix, Firefox is now using most all of my ram, usually about 3.2 GB of it, no matter if there is 4 tabs or 15 (which I would NORMALLY have in my browsing, so I no there was a point where Firefox had no problem with this). That sounds like a memory leak to me. My question is: Is there something wrong with Firefox right now? Seccurity Essentials and MBAM both say I"m virus and malware free, which would make 4 years of being virus and malware free, I make an effort to browse smart, so I'm pretty sure that's not it. I'm attaching a link to a Screenshot I put in my dropbox of the threads tabs of Process Explorer, what are all these threads? Why is firefox running all these Threads at once. Is this normal? I cannot use Firefox right now, is there something wrong on my end or your end?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8jtofcfn0wfybor/FFThreadsOpen.JPG?dl=0

Thank you, Adam.

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Firefox doesn't load webpages after 44.0 update on Mac OS

It works fine for maybe 2 hours and then it stops loading any website. My other browsers still work. I have to force quit Firefox to get it to load pages again. It stops … (மேலும் படிக்க)

It works fine for maybe 2 hours and then it stops loading any website. My other browsers still work. I have to force quit Firefox to get it to load pages again. It stops responding when I just quit the app so I have to force quit it. I've tried all the troubleshooting steps: Changing proxy, enabling/disabling firewall etc. but none of it seem to work. It's really annoying at this point! Any help?

Asked by Kyrie01 4 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Firefox v34.05 on Desktop (Windows 7) "Not Responding" after "resuming Windows" - takes 2-3 minutes (or more) to be able to click ANYWHERE or do ANYTHING. Why??

BRAND NEW COMPUTER. Asus M32AD, i5m 8GB, 1T, Windows 7 factory-installed. I have current version of FF 34.05. When I come back to my desktop after the screen has gone … (மேலும் படிக்க)

BRAND NEW COMPUTER. Asus M32AD, i5m 8GB, 1T, Windows 7 factory-installed. I have current version of FF 34.05. When I come back to my desktop after the screen has gone black, and I click the mouse to get that "Resuming Windows" screen, if I have left any FF windows open, the computer is essentially dead in the water for up to several minutes - FF will do nothing: no new windows, no closing old windows, no clicking on a tab, no ability to get a cursor in a field -- and if I try ANYTHING, I get the swirly cursor and "(Not Responding") appears in the title bar. This goes on for no fewer than 2 minutes or so, and as long as 3, 4 or even 5 minutes. It takes longer for the computer to become usable coming out of Resume than it does when I first start the darn thing up. Old threads address this issue on versions of FF as far back as 21, 22, 23, but I haven't seen any that address it in the newest versions of FF. Is it hopeless? (p.s. I'm really not terribly tech savvy, so use small words LOL)

Asked by elprofesor2112 5 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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How do I fix Firefox when the page freezes ?

Please help my Firefox has started to freeze when I go to the next page of anything. It hangs for about what seems like 30 seconds, which can get quite annoying when your… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Please help my Firefox has started to freeze when I go to the next page of anything. It hangs for about what seems like 30 seconds, which can get quite annoying when your in a hurry. Is there a straightforward and uncomplicated way of fixing this, it didn't happen before the last two updates so I'm wondering if it's something to do with that. Thank you.

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Whenever I'm in a call using firefox, an small logo shows up with a microphone icon next to it. Now it's stuck even when I'm not on a call. How can I remove it?

I have searched all over to find information on this microphone icon that appears when I'm in a call. I have found no information on it or how to disable it. It blocks th… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have searched all over to find information on this microphone icon that appears when I'm in a call. I have found no information on it or how to disable it.

It blocks the view of my tabs at the top and can only be slid left to right across the tabs. As of today, even when a call has ended, the icon remains there. There is no way to exit it. I have to close out Firefox after every call to get it to go away.

I'm using a custom built PC, with Windows 7 x64. Firefox is the latest version and I have never seen this before. -This does not happen on my work mac mini, but firefox might be one version behind.

I have asked Firefox twitter support twice on the issue. The first time they had no reply except "maybe ask the forums?" and the second time there was no response.

Thanks in advance!

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EVER SINCE UPDATE42 VIDEOS WILL NOT PLAY IN WINDOWS7 IT KEEPS SAYING SHOCKPLAYER IS BUSY?

EVER UPDATE 43 1-4 AND 44 1-2 HAS NOT WORKED HAVE TO KEEP GOING BACK TO42 WHICH WORKS FINE.

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Firefox crashes several times during the day

Hello everyone: I have a big issue with Firefox; the browser crashes several times during the day. I re-started it, re-installed it but nothing works… I use Mac OSX 10.8.… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello everyone:

I have a big issue with Firefox; the browser crashes several times during the day. I re-started it, re-installed it but nothing works… I use Mac OSX 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion).

Thanks so much for your time!

h

Asked by Halman 4 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Blue Coat Proxy Authentication Pop-ups

Hello world, since a while we have a problem with our authentication against a Blue Coat ProxySG (v6.2.15.1). We are using NTLM authentication. With IE, no problems occur… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello world, since a while we have a problem with our authentication against a Blue Coat ProxySG (v6.2.15.1). We are using NTLM authentication. With IE, no problems occur. With Firefox, while calling certain homepages, we are getting lots of authentication pop-ups (screenshot) but the webpage is not loaded correctly though. We tested Firefox version 20, 30, and 35.

We have followed many helping guides we found in the Internet, e.g., toggling the websocket (http://bluecoat.force.com/knowledgebase/articles/Solution/FirefoxpopstwiceUserAuthenticationlikemoz-proxyxxxxxxxxxxxwhenbrowsingtowebsitesusingWebSocketprotocol) or configureing the trusted-uris (https://bto.bluecoat.com/webguides/proxysg/security_first_steps/Content/Solutions/Authentication/IWA/IWA_browser_config_ta.htm) but nothing yet worked.

Our test homepage is always http://www.mediamarkt.de because it could be 100 % reprocuded that when calling this page the pop-ups appeared while the page was not loaded successfully.

Maybe someone has an idea? Thanks for any help!

Ludwig

Asked by Ludwig1234 5 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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When I open a page which requires Java (Which is installed and enabled), Firefox closes.

Whenever I open a page which requires Java, Firefox doesn't ask me whether or not to allow it (Even though the settings say that it should ask me), and just closes. This… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Whenever I open a page which requires Java, Firefox doesn't ask me whether or not to allow it (Even though the settings say that it should ask me), and just closes. This happens every time I open a page for which Java is required.

Asked by hellohihi 4 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Can you add an Add Password to the Saved Password window?

There are some sites that do not prompt Firefox to save my password. Is it impossible to add an Add Password to the saved passwords screen for times when I revisit the s… (மேலும் படிக்க)

There are some sites that do not prompt Firefox to save my password.

Is it impossible to add an Add Password to the saved passwords screen for times when I revisit the site?

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mozilla won't open- crashes

mozilla has been working for years on this computer yesterday i got a message from my godaddy acct that java script is disabled and it cant open. It was enabled. I uninst… (மேலும் படிக்க)

mozilla has been working for years on this computer yesterday i got a message from my godaddy acct that java script is disabled and it cant open. It was enabled. I uninstalled and reinstalled Java and mozilla several times trying to fix the problem. no help.

today mozilla will not open- crashes before opening. I have uninstall and reinstalled, restarted computer multiple times. Did a clean install, created a new profile (firefox did open one time after a restart- with new profile, but then crashed again)

i can not get into safe mode.

please help


Asked by john4heather 4 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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fan runs high watching youtube,macbook pro retina 15" mid 2015 after updating second to last Firefox update. Safari doesn't have this issue. Pls help.

Fan runs high & hot watching youtube videos. Have new macbook pro retina 15" mid 2015. 2.5 GHz intel core i7. Started happening after second to last Firefox update. U… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Fan runs high & hot watching youtube videos. Have new macbook pro retina 15" mid 2015. 2.5 GHz intel core i7. Started happening after second to last Firefox update. Updated to most current thinking it would be fixed. It doesn't happen if I use Safari. Apple support senior lead tried to resolve issues. Sorry, I'm not very technical. Tried shift, control,option start. Tried option, command,R,P start. Tried logging on as a new user. Tried so many options, I can't remember them all. Uninstalled, reinstalled,and uninstalled again. ran disk repair(?). Followed Firefox troubleshoot all the way to the end. Started in Safe Mode...everything. She told me to contact Mozilla to see if you had any answers to my issues. I also had issues last week with Firefox crashing 3-4 times in a row while watching youtube. I sent reports to Firefox. I hope someone can help me. I prefer Firefox to Safari! Thank you!

Asked by bit72 4 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Admin 64-bit Win 7 Prof cannot open existing FF 45.0.1 or install (save/run) 46.0.1--ALL ATTEMPTS produce "A required privilege is not held by the client."

Administrator on 64-bit Windows 7 Professional unable to open existing Firefox (45.0.1) or install 46.0.1 (with save or run) -- ALL ATTEMPTS produce this pop-up: "A requ… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Administrator on 64-bit Windows 7 Professional unable to open existing Firefox (45.0.1) or install 46.0.1 (with save or run) -- ALL ATTEMPTS produce this pop-up: "A required privilege is not held by the client."

Version 45.0.1 was working. As I usually do and have done for many versions of Firefox, I downloaded Firefox Setup Stub 46.0.1 with Save rather than Run. However, I could not run it from the download. Firefox was still working. Then I used the Update from inside Firefox (which I presume was the same download), and Firefox has not worked since. I cannot open it with the icon on my taskbar, by using the Start menu, or by clicking on firefox.exe in C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox.

I have spent HOURS searching and reading and trying possible solutions to other problems (not Firefox) where the users had that, or a similar, message. Nothing has worked.

The Securities tab of the Properties of the firefox.exe file shows three "Group or user names" -- SYSTEM, Administrators (with-my-name-here), and Users (with-my-name-again). SYSTEM and Administrators have all "Permissions for Users" allowed (except for "Special permissions" for which neither Allow nor Deny is ticked). Users has ticks to Allow only for "Read & execute" and "Read".

The Advanced Security Settings show me as Administrator as the Owner. I have "Full control" in Permissions (not inherited), and a second entry with me as Administrator also indicates "Full control" (inherited from C:\Program Files (x86)\ for this entry). The SYSTEM entry also has "Full control" (inherited from C:\Program Files (x86)\ . The Users (with-my-name) has a "Read & execute" Permission (inherited from C:\Program Files (x86)\ .

So, I have "Full control".

What does "A required privilege is not held by the client" mean?

Who is the client?

What is the "required privilege"?

And where does one get it?

For a few days I have been receiving pop-ups about updating to a newer version of Thunderbird. Normally I would do so without hesitation (as I have done in the past with Firefox). However, I am now afraid to attempt this in case the same thing happens with Thunderbird and I can't access my emails. At least I can use another browser (as I am obviously doing to post this).

Years ago I used Netscape Navigator (preferred) and Internet Explorer. The first time I used Firefox was at an Internet café on a holiday. I had to learn to use it because it was the only browser on the machines. When I got home, I downloaded Firefox and have been using it ever since. I loved the multiple tabs (which IE did not have at the time). I have IE and Chromodo on my machine, but I only use them for sites that don't work with Firefox (fewer and fewer as the years have gone by).

Can someone help me so that I can return to Firefox? Please?

Asked by A.N.Onymous 4 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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After restore , uninstall, and reinstall, firefox still crashes on startup on Mac

I had about 20-30 tabs open, but that has never been an issue. Firefox was slow to load an active page, and suggested restore. I clicked restore and tried to reopen fir… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I had about 20-30 tabs open, but that has never been an issue. Firefox was slow to load an active page, and suggested restore. I clicked restore and tried to reopen firefox. the main page came up and then crashed. I tried again and it crashed again. I opened in safe mode, and it crashed. I uninstalled from the app folder, opened opera to download and reinstall, and it still crashed. That was two days ago. I cleaned everything off the computer related to firefox in the spotlight search, and uninstalled and reinstalled. It opened for a little longer, and crashed again.

AdapterDeviceID: 0x 863 AdapterDriverVersion: AdapterVendorID: 0x10de Add-ons: %7B972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd%7D:33.1.1 BuildID: 20141113143407 CrashTime: 1416511016 EMCheckCompatibility: true EventLoopNestingLevel: 1 FramePoisonBase: 7ffffffff0dea000 FramePoisonSize: 4096 InstallTime: 1416177811 Notes: AdapterVendorID: 0x10de, AdapterDeviceID: 0x 863GL Layers? GL Context? GL Context+ GL Layers+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SecondsSinceLastCrash: 167372 StartupTime: 1416510925 Theme: classic/1.0 Throttleable: 1 URL: about:home Vendor: Mozilla Version: 33.1.1 useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by cytrus 5 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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Screenr does not work in Firefox

I have Windows 8.1 and the latest version of Firefox and Java installed. When I try to use the screen recording feature of www.screenr.com/recording the screen loads and… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have Windows 8.1 and the latest version of Firefox and Java installed. When I try to use the screen recording feature of www.screenr.com/recording the screen loads and looks great until I try to resize the recording window. If I try to do that then the recording controls disappear and the screen recording window does not resize. I tried to attach images, but Firefox would not upload them. It just sat there loading and loading and .....

If I just try to record as is then when I click on "Record" nothing happens. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Java, and installing earlier versions. I checked "about:config" to see if "true" was listed under "java-enabled" and it was. My son has the same setup as me and it works fine on his computer. My wife has Windows 7 Ultimate, but everything else is the same and it works on hers. I tried running www.screenr.com on Chrome and IE, and it does not work in either of those browsers either, so I am really confused.

I have gone into the settings of Firefox and added java.com, and screenr.com to the "Exceptions" box. I have clicked on the green lock in the address bar to see if "install add-ons" feature was set to allow for screer.com and it was. I have opened the Java Configure console and also added screenr.com to the whitelist and still no luck.

Can you help?

Thanks

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Clicking a link will not open a new tab

On a Win7 computer, Firefox 34.0.5 works fine for the administrator account. For the user account however, a new tab will not open when clicking on a link in a web page.… (மேலும் படிக்க)

On a Win7 computer, Firefox 34.0.5 works fine for the administrator account. For the user account however, a new tab will not open when clicking on a link in a web page. The settings under options / tabs are all checked properly. I have uninstalled Firefox, removed all the files from the profile directory for the user, then reinstalled Firefox - got the same result. I even uninstalled Flash player per https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1032376 - still, a new tab will not open when clicking on a link in a web page. Have tried safe mode and restoring defaults without any luck. I suspect the answer is simple (Occam's razor) - just can't seem to find it though.

Asked by postseason 5 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு

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