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How can I block a website from spamming the browser's web dev console?

I've noticed that some websites will endlessly spam the console (in developer tools) with rubbish, and I would like to be able to block that from happening. I'm ignorant … (funda kabanzi)

I've noticed that some websites will endlessly spam the console (in developer tools) with rubbish, and I would like to be able to block that from happening. I'm ignorant about this sort of stuff in general, and it confuses me how a website can even access my browser's console to begin with.

The latest example I came across which caused me to finally ask about it, was some strange JavaScript spam with some kind of < div > (had to edit this with spaces to show it in the post) structure containing over a thousand characters. This entire thing gets spammed in the console at a rate of a few every second. I recorded a short gif of it, which imgur seems to have converted into a video: https://i.imgur.com/dosMZjo.mp4

Asked by Flannery_Moore 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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log ins

when i pull up a log in page firefox always wants to fill in my log in name. i went to the settings page and firefox says that i have no saved log ins. how do i clear m… (funda kabanzi)

when i pull up a log in page firefox always wants to fill in my log in name. i went to the settings page and firefox says that i have no saved log ins. how do i clear my log in name or stop firefox from trying to fill it in for me.

Asked by KTMOTY1 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Dropa 2 iminyaka edlule

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Recent Firefox Update breaks multiple Login Portals on websites

After the most recent update to the browser, I am no longer able to successfully login to many websites. Example for me include: Xcel Energy, Aol Mail, my local City Util… (funda kabanzi)

After the most recent update to the browser, I am no longer able to successfully login to many websites. Example for me include: Xcel Energy, Aol Mail, my local City Utility website and no doubt others I have yet to discover.

I know this is a browser dependent issue because Google Chrome is still able to access these sites just fine, but after the latest update to Firefox it no longer can.

It's able to load the login page and the site, but login in specifically returns either an error that shows on the webpage, or the URL displays some form of error code. Or in AOLs case it simply says "Uh oh. Looks like something went wrong. Please try again later." with a length authorization error code in the URL.

Any help with this would be appreciated. I've cleared Cookies, Cache, Active Logins and every other History Clearing option set to "Everything" as the length of time back to clean-up.

Like I said, this is a Firefox dependent issue due to Chrome accessing these sites just fine. I'd rather stick with Firefox over moving to Chrome but if no one can solve this problem then I guess it'll finally be time to ditch Firefox sadly, even though I've been using it since the early 2010s.

Asked by Daragoth 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Daragoth 2 iminyaka edlule

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Not Able to Upload

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from wor… (funda kabanzi)

I have tried to upload files in several websites and the "upload" button isn't working. I tried in Safari and I'm not having this issue. It's an issue keeping me from working. Does anyone know how to fix it?

Asked by drlinmorel 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by tedmunter 1 unyaka odlule

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I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab. How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not … (funda kabanzi)

I've noticed that when I download a PDF attachment or file firefox open the file on same tab instead of new tab.

How to I change settings to open pdf on new tab and not the same tab?

Asked by TheBrandPortal 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Chris Ilias 2 iminyaka edlule

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Network Protocol problems

After the latest Firefox update, some of my sites are returning "Network Protocol" Errors. I can log in on other browsers, but Firefox is the one I normally use. … (funda kabanzi)

After the latest Firefox update, some of my sites are returning "Network Protocol" Errors. I can log in on other browsers, but Firefox is the one I normally use.

Asked by dad4204 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by dad4204 2 iminyaka edlule

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Unable to access the WEB Manager of my ARRIS SGB6782-AC Wireless Cable Modem Gateway (Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

I need a FireFox feature that allows me to access the typical Cable Modem Gateway Web Manager addresses (192.168.0.1, 192.168.100.1, etc.) even when they have no security… (funda kabanzi)

I need a FireFox feature that allows me to access the typical Cable Modem Gateway Web Manager addresses (192.168.0.1, 192.168.100.1, etc.) even when they have no security certificate.

I have been using a Arris SURFboard SBG6782-AC Wireless Cable Modem Gateway (purchased at TARGET) for over five years without significant issues. About three weeks ago my MoCA network began having issues. I tried to login to the WEB Manager of the Gateway at (192.168.0.1) using FireFox. I got the following FireFox Msg:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.0.1. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

   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.

This website might not support the TLS 1.2 protocol, which is the minimum version supported by Firefox.

I finally used an old version of "Internet Explorer" which allowed me to bypass the security warning and connect via a direct ethernet port of the gateway. Evidently someone (Spectrum claims they didn't) downloaded a different firmware version into my Gateway. (D30GW-EAGLE-1.5.4.0-GA-10-NOSH) i.e. not the factory original version. The WEB Manager interface is different, password requirements are enhanced, the MoCA feature can't be enabled, and it seems Arris no longer provides a security certificate for the 192.168.0.1 Gateway address.

Considering the complete lack of cooperation of Spectrum and Arris, I think it is unlikely that I will ever be able to recover the factory original firmware; So... How about adding an "exception" feature to FireFox settings to allow me to at least access my "unsecure" Gateway. I really don't want to go back to using IE. By the way, I wrote this on a WIN 8.1 HP laptop. My main machine is a Dell XPS8300 running WIN 10.

Thanks, Robert R. Hurley

Asked by robert_hurley 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by numalb25 1 unyaka odlule

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pdf won't open in new tab without downloading first

I want to be able to preview pdfs in firefox in a new tab without first downloading the file like it used to. But this version (99) of firefox won't allow me to do that.… (funda kabanzi)

I want to be able to preview pdfs in firefox in a new tab without first downloading the file like it used to. But this version (99) of firefox won't allow me to do that. I tried selecting the "action" for pdfs in the applications section of settings to "open in firefox". What it does is preview the pdfs without downloading indeed but it previews it in the SAME tab which makes browsing more difficult. If I select "always ask", and then select "open with firefox" in the dialogue box, it opens the pdf to a new tab alright but it downloads the file FIRST. Is there a way around this please?

Asked by dockayku 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Bookmarks on screen ALL THE TIME!

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how… (funda kabanzi)

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how to get it back again. Except, I never remember and search all over the page (View, Options etc) without finding how to get it back. So I eventually do a search for how to recover it and find all the archived guides from when other people had the same problem and the same question and ther same frustration. So my moan/quesion is this: why the blankety blank, doesn't Firefox add something into the menu (View or Options or somewhere) that says "Show toolbar permanently". Would save all this frsutration and irritation. The impression I get is that Mozilla thinks we should not want to have the menu on screen all the time. But that is the problem with users! We have our own way of doing things! Please!

Asked by petermcintyre1 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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LastPass extension is broken

I have used LastPass extension on FF for years with no problems. About a week ago the icon disappeared from my extensions menu bar but would come back if I logged on to L… (funda kabanzi)

I have used LastPass extension on FF for years with no problems. About a week ago the icon disappeared from my extensions menu bar but would come back if I logged on to LP via the web. Today, it won't come on at all. I have FF ver. 99.0.1 64 bit on Windows 10. How do I fix this?

Asked by Clair 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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Desktop Shortcut

When I drag the padlock to my desktop to create a shortcut, only a generic page image appears as the icon. How can I get Firefox to include a UNIQUE icon for each webpage… (funda kabanzi)

When I drag the padlock to my desktop to create a shortcut, only a generic page image appears as the icon. How can I get Firefox to include a UNIQUE icon for each webpage? Other browsers, such as Brave, create an icon that is unique for the website it references. This makes it VERY easy to locate and organize all the shortcuts on my desktop.

The images I have included show the (in my opinion) ugly/useless Firefox icon vs. the aethestic/useful Brave icon.

Asked by sparks7120 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by sparks7120 2 iminyaka edlule

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Trying to re-enable Kaltura 3rd party cookie to play back my videos for the classes I teach at college.

I keep getting this prompt: "It seems your browser is blocking 3rd party session cookies which are required for the Kaltura application. To resolve this issue, please upd… (funda kabanzi)

I keep getting this prompt: "It seems your browser is blocking 3rd party session cookies which are required for the Kaltura application. To resolve this issue, please update your settings to allow 3rd party cookies." I have tried so many things and nothing is working. I've had this happen before sometimes at the beginning of a semester; but I have been able to restore it in the past. Now, nothing I do works. Please help. Also, how can we prevent this from happening again? Kaltura is a well known website used by colleges and universities for teaching online classes and playing back video. Why do we have to constantly update the settings? And if so, why are they not working now? Please help. I need to teach my class. Thanks.

Asked by Toni 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Toni 2 iminyaka edlule

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Radio Control Box

Anyone know how to lessen the time that this pointless thing occupies my screen? It's only 4 seconds but sometimes it's in the way. I'd be okay with eliminating altoget… (funda kabanzi)

Anyone know how to lessen the time that this pointless thing occupies my screen? It's only 4 seconds but sometimes it's in the way. I'd be okay with eliminating altogether too. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Stanwoodjh 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Shortcut Icons are not showing up in Firefox HomePage

Hi, I am trying to save my most important Bookmarks as Shortcuts in Firefox Homepage, but Firefox is not showing the icons of the shortcuts, instead it is showing as Lett… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I am trying to save my most important Bookmarks as Shortcuts in Firefox Homepage, but Firefox is not showing the icons of the shortcuts, instead it is showing as Letters of the site. Please refer the image that I have attached. Incase if the image in the attachment fails, use this link Do note that the icons in bookmarks bar are showing fine, but the problem is only in Homepage shortcuts. Please help in resolving this issue. Thanks in advance

Asked by onedropsync 2 iminyaka edlule

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Gmail not loading in Firefox 99.0.1

I have had a problem with Gmail since yesterday April 13, which was the same day my browser updated to 99.0.1. I'm using a Windows 10 machine. Gmail is displaying the "O… (funda kabanzi)

I have had a problem with Gmail since yesterday April 13, which was the same day my browser updated to 99.0.1. I'm using a Windows 10 machine.

Gmail is displaying the "Oops… the system encountered a problem (#001)" error message and will not load my inbox. Other websites in Firefox load fine (including other Google apps like Drive and Calendar), and Gmail works fine in other browsers.

Asked by charwood13 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Videos won't play on Netflix and Curiosity stream

I just installed Windows 10 and firefox and the video playback on those sites won't start. It works on youtube. Netflix and Curiosity stream works fine on Microsoft Edge… (funda kabanzi)

I just installed Windows 10 and firefox and the video playback on those sites won't start. It works on youtube. Netflix and Curiosity stream works fine on Microsoft Edge but I want to use firefox. I did everithing of what Netflix sugested but videos won't play.

Asked by afloarei.andrei90 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox bug and Microsoft Outlook web site: Firefox will not allow Windows computer to sleep

After a new email notification sound plays from Microsoft Outlook, https://outlook.office.com/mail/, Firefox has a constant audio stream in use, preventing Windows comput… (funda kabanzi)

After a new email notification sound plays from Microsoft Outlook, https://outlook.office.com/mail/, Firefox has a constant audio stream in use, preventing Windows computers from sleeping.

How to reproduce: 1) In an Admin Command Prompt, execute "powercfg /requests" and verify nothing has a power request, especially "SYSTEM: None." 2) In Firefox, open a tab and login into a Microsoft Outlook account at https://outlook.office.com/mail/. 3) Wait for a new email which triggers an audible chime. 4) In the Admin Command Prompt, verify "powercfg /requests" reports "SYSTEM: [DRIVER] <audio-driver-specific-string> An audio stream is currently in use." Note the computer will never go to sleep due to this request. 5) Close the Firefox tab with Microsoft Outlook. 6) In the Admin Command Prompt, verify "powercfg /requests" has no power requests, especially "SYSTEM: None". Note the computer will sleep after the idle period as expected.

Asked by Brian 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Brian 1 unyaka odlule