Repetitive update request

I keep getting this message that pops up in a private window to restart to keep using firefox. Everytime I click restart Firefox, it closes my tabs and opens them again. … (funda kabanzi)

I keep getting this message that pops up in a private window to restart to keep using firefox. Everytime I click restart Firefox, it closes my tabs and opens them again. However, 5 minutes later the window pops up again. Even after repeated attempts of updating, even doing a full restart on the computer, Firefox continues to send this window to me. The private window in the bar says about:restartrequired.

I've tried uninstalling Firefox with a fresh install as well as doing a Refresh of Firefox. Neither seem to solve this problem.

Asked by rxs621 21 amahora adlule

Last reply by rxs621 18 imizuzu edlule

when can we have firefox with the translator switches OFF?

hi, When can we have firefox with translation set OFF by default? I mean, it's pretty unfair that intelligent people have to keep turning off the dumb translator... al… (funda kabanzi)

hi,

When can we have firefox with translation set OFF by default?

I mean, it's pretty unfair that intelligent people have to keep turning off the dumb translator... all the time... We need a setting, openly available, in the Edit/Settings menu, where it belongs, an option to switch it off. In fact, when it first asks if we want a page translated, we need an option: never ask this again...

All we can see is "go under the hood of firefox, config:option, go into the about:config section where 10 of 10 million people will ever get... and there find your way to disable this horrible translator". When can we expect an option in the pop-up: "never ask me this question again"?

The translator in this offensive form has been around since 2023... I seems high time we didn't have to bother with this anymore...

Peter

- - - Thank you for developing firefox and keeping it intelligent - - -

Asked by jepe69 34 imizuzu edlule

Last reply by Paul 25 imizuzu edlule

I am getting the following error message: "we could not verify the certificate: reason = wrongHost"

I am receiving this error message when I try to log into my router. My router has a certificate from Let's Encrypt. What settings do I have wrong? Regards. … (funda kabanzi)

I am receiving this error message when I try to log into my router. My router has a certificate from Let's Encrypt.

What settings do I have wrong?

Regards.

Asked by Peter Slinn 2 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 25 imizuzu edlule

Intermittent internet outage/reconnection happening only on Facebook

Starting Friday April 19, I have been experiencing constant very brief internet outages/reconnections while using Facebook on the desktop. The outages do not occur anywhe… (funda kabanzi)

Starting Friday April 19, I have been experiencing constant very brief internet outages/reconnections while using Facebook on the desktop. The outages do not occur anywhere else on the internet...and do not occur on other browsers. I prefer to use Firefox. I am using Windows 11.

Asked by Hojoman 28 imizuzu edlule

Cannot report a broken site

I am attempting to report that Yahoo Finance is broken. From this URL, I use the "report broken site" feature: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/DEO/ When I fill out the… (funda kabanzi)

I am attempting to report that Yahoo Finance is broken. From this URL, I use the "report broken site" feature:

https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/DEO/

When I fill out the information and hit "send", nothing happens. The "report broken site" screen remains active. Hitting Send multiple times has no effect.

I've tried using this feature for other pages, and it appears to work; but it won't work for this site.

Can anyone suggest why that might be? Is it a byproduct of the site's being broken?

Thanks.

Asked by Chris 1 ihora elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 53 imizuzu edlule

Firefox does not display graph on Yahoo Finance

For some time now, Firefox has been unable to display quotes on Yahoo Finance; for example: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/MSFT/ The space where the price history grap… (funda kabanzi)

For some time now, Firefox has been unable to display quotes on Yahoo Finance; for example:

https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/MSFT/

The space where the price history graph for MSFT should be is blank except for a message saying "Loading chart for MSFT". The chart never loads. Sometimes Firefox issues a message saying that the site is "slowing down Firefox".

This happens for *any* quote, no matter what the ticker symbol.

I have tried running Firefox with a new profile, running in a private window, and running in Troubleshooting mode; the behavior remains the same. Clearing cookies and changing the tracking protection setting has no effect.

Oddly enough, when I attempted to report this page as not working, I couldn't submit my report (the Send button did nothing -- though this feature works for other sites).

Have others here experienced the same problem; and if so, is there a known cause/resolution?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Chris 59 imizuzu edlule

EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ

I have at least some computer knowledge but not enough to understand the link on the crash report that says what this report means. Is there a cliff notes version of why… (funda kabanzi)

I have at least some computer knowledge but not enough to understand the link on the crash report that says what this report means. Is there a cliff notes version of why my firefox keeps crashing. I have link to the page so I am not sure what info is needed to help me. I can give screenshots or link info. I'm not sure if it's safe to post everything on report or what is necessary.

Asked by Shelly Bell 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 1 ihora elidlule

Blank pages

Some webpages, that I must log in to, are coming up blank, when I attempt to login. No error, just blank white page. Two examples are paypal and textfree. I have cleared … (funda kabanzi)

Some webpages, that I must log in to, are coming up blank, when I attempt to login. No error, just blank white page. Two examples are paypal and textfree. I have cleared everything I can think of or find on the internet. I have refreshed and restarted several times. This has all started int he last few weeks. The two sites mentioned are ones I really need access to. I am not sure if it is my machine or the browser.

Asked by flowerfairie 1 ihora elidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 1 ihora elidlule

Tab Settings

I am on a brand-new machine and having trouble setting up the Firefox browser. When I click on a link it opens in a new window with all the tabs ready opened. How do I… (funda kabanzi)

I am on a brand-new machine and having trouble setting up the Firefox browser.

When I click on a link it opens in a new window with all the tabs ready opened.

How do I open a tab without opening a new window?

Also, how do I set Yahoo.com as my default search engine?

Thank you for sharing your wisdom

Asked by RocketNut 3 amahora adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 amahora adlule

latest FFox supernova blew up reader view

In previous versions of FFx, toggling to Reader view used the same font I'd chosen in Settings / wherever. Now it's something else, in boldface with no distinctions made … (funda kabanzi)

In previous versions of FFx, toggling to Reader view used the same font I'd chosen in Settings / wherever. Now it's something else, in boldface with no distinctions made in original view (italics, not italics, etc). & there doesn't seem to be any way I can control fonts in Reader.

Any suggestions? In plain English, please, I am NOT a programmer or computer professional, just a regular human trying to use this new version that seems to have broken everything I liked about FFx.

Asked by pat.g888 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

Firefox won't open in full screen

When I close firefox while it's in full screen, turn off my laptop, and then open it again the day after, it opens in the small screen for some reason. I tried going to t… (funda kabanzi)

When I close firefox while it's in full screen, turn off my laptop, and then open it again the day after, it opens in the small screen for some reason. I tried going to the root directory in the about:profiles section of the more troubleshooting information section and renaming xulstore.json to xulstore.json.old, and each time it worked for a few days and then it just installed a new xulstore.json and went back to opening in the small screen. This is really annoying and I don't want to switch it manually every time.

Asked by HunterWade2024 12 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

Decryption tool for passwords in Firefox

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software th… (funda kabanzi)

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software that wasn't functioning correctly. Mercifully, I have had Microsoft support working on recovering my data, which has proved a tremendous task. 4 months and counting.


We have now finally managed to recover my passwords for my browsers, but they are encrypted. Microsoft Support have therefore asked if Mozilla do a decryption tool as they cannot open the file without it being decrypted first. If I was using Microsoft Edge, they would have been able to assist as that is a Microsoft product, but as Firefox is a third party application, they've asked for assistance. By the way, these are NOT scammers or hackers 'helping' me, but Microsoft support and I get everything emailed about our support etc.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by darrenallen73 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by darrenallen73 2 amahora adlule

adblocker

I frequently attempt to open news articles or other pages requiring form fill-in but instead get a page that advises me to disable an adblocker. I have no idea what Firef… (funda kabanzi)

I frequently attempt to open news articles or other pages requiring form fill-in but instead get a page that advises me to disable an adblocker. I have no idea what Firefox (yes, up-to-date) uses or how I could set it to allow pop-ups for a particular site. Help!

Asked by dennis_crowe 6 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

GAH! all tabs crashed.

Got up this morning and FF said all my tabs were crashed - GAH! Could not open ANY new tabs, not even a blank tab, without getting this message. Clicking on restore tabs … (funda kabanzi)

Got up this morning and FF said all my tabs were crashed - GAH! Could not open ANY new tabs, not even a blank tab, without getting this message. Clicking on restore tabs did nothing. Closing & opening FF did nothing. Cleared startup cache & uninstalled ublock origin (the only extension I had) but that did nothing. Refresh firefox did nothing (except lose some of my preferences). Went to about:crashes and all it says is "No crash reports have been submitted." Every other suggestion I found online was beyond my comprehension. FF DOES work in troubleshooting mode only, but I lose some important functions in that mode. I've been using FF almost since it was born and have NEVER encountered a problem like this before. I hope someone can help!

Asked by cfcentaurea 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

Cannot open Charles Schwab's "Streetsmart Edge" trading platform if using Firefox browser

After signing into an account with Schwab.com, the site has a "Launch" button that opens the Schwab "Streetsmart Edge" trading platform. However, after signing into Schw… (funda kabanzi)

After signing into an account with Schwab.com, the site has a "Launch" button that opens the Schwab "Streetsmart Edge" trading platform. However, after signing into Schwab.com with the Firefox browser, clicking on the "Streetsmart Edge" Launch button does not work. "Streetsmart Edge" does not open.

This problem only occurs when using Firefox. If using Microsoft's browser there is no problem.

Previously, until about two month ago, the Firefox browser never caused this problem. It worked fine for many years.

I prefer the Firefox browser versus Microsoft. Please research and repair this issue.

Asked by abrody775 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 amahora adlule

my bookmark is not syncing after logging on another win-10 machine

bold textDear Firefox team. My Laptop OS was dead, I unable to syncing my bookmark on new windows-10 OS and logging with gmail account. how can i get the syncing bookma… (funda kabanzi)

bold textDear Firefox team.

My Laptop OS was dead, I unable to syncing my bookmark on new windows-10 OS and logging with gmail account.

how can i get the syncing bookmark on my laptop.

can anyone help me. my bookmark is very important and up to date till last week.

Version : 24.0.2 (64-bit https://prnt.sc/jY-u_50dt2b7

Asked by Sheraz Ali 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

Firefox has done it again

The pinned shortcuts on my newtab page have all disappeared once again. I've gone to about:config > browser.newtabpage.pinned and my shortcuts are all listed. But o… (funda kabanzi)

The pinned shortcuts on my newtab page have all disappeared once again. I've gone to about:config > browser.newtabpage.pinned and my shortcuts are all listed. But only blank boxes show up on the page. It will not accept a new entry when I try to enter one. It goes back to the blank white box. Why does this keep happening? Can anyone give me a Firefox for Dummies way to fix this?? Thanks!

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Asked by raydle1101 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 amahora adlule