Files failing to download

All of the files I try to download fail immediately. Even extensions will not download on firefox. I have uninstalled and reinstalled and checked the download location. D… (funda kabanzi)

All of the files I try to download fail immediately. Even extensions will not download on firefox. I have uninstalled and reinstalled and checked the download location. Downloads work on other browsers such as Chrome fine but nothing will download on Firefox.

Asked by maryam.sufi 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by cor-el 3 emasontweni adlule

Firefox stops audio playback when on a teams meeting while using a BT headset. Is there a way to prevent firefox from stopping audio playback?

I was on a teams meeting because I wanted to do a study session with someone on another country. As part of the homework I needed to do, I needed to listen to some audio.… (funda kabanzi)

I was on a teams meeting because I wanted to do a study session with someone on another country. As part of the homework I needed to do, I needed to listen to some audio. I changed my windows audio devices to output through the Communications device for the headset. Then I played the audio on a tab. The audio played for a few seconds before stopping again.

I understand that this is behaviour intended to let you take a call or meeting without having to manually pause any open tabs you might not have at hand, but I would like Firefox to understand I really want that audio to play without thinking it knows better. Is there any way to disable this behavior?

Asked by ardyvee 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by Medhasree Suram 1 inyanga edlule

Opening a PDF to view without downloading it.

In order to view a PDF, I cannot just open it, I must download it. I tried the solution offered by Jefferson Scher and it didn't work. I'm using the latest version 119 of… (funda kabanzi)

In order to view a PDF, I cannot just open it, I must download it. I tried the solution offered by Jefferson Scher and it didn't work. I'm using the latest version 119 of Mozilla which I downloaded today. 10/26/23

Asked by cbkan1111 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox draining battery life 41% usage

I am having a significant issue with firefox draining my battery. I used chrome up until the new year and then switched over to firefox from chrome. Overall I love firefo… (funda kabanzi)

I am having a significant issue with firefox draining my battery. I used chrome up until the new year and then switched over to firefox from chrome. Overall I love firefox so much more. The format is way more pleasing. I love how it easily signs me back into everything, BUT IT DRAINS MY COMPUTER SO MUCH. Like i used to have an 8hour + battery span my laptop neverrr died. Now I get through MAX 2 hours of full use before needing to charge, and maybe 4 hours just having it at school but not using it.

I thought my dell suddenly started crashing, ran all these tests, and then I realized the only change was that I had started using Firefox... So sad I think I am going to have to leave it.

I read a lot of articles and did everything suggested. my graphics is webreader , i turned on all the suggested features, i have 2 extensions , the only thing I could maybe think of was that I use an animated theme so maybe that was killing the battery, but like if I can't use my theme than whats the point.

Asked by nebs9921 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox (linux) and Microsoft Web Apps - issues

I'm having really odd behavior using Firefox (linux) with Microsoft 365 web apps (outlook, word, excel, etc). Its happening various distros too. Is there a known issue at… (funda kabanzi)

I'm having really odd behavior using Firefox (linux) with Microsoft 365 web apps (outlook, word, excel, etc). Its happening various distros too. Is there a known issue at this time with FF and 365 web apps?

   Excel - cell content deletion on moving through cells.
   Word - line content deletion on hitting carriage return.
   Mail/Cal - Webapp not displaying content on double clicking emails or calendar events.

Found a few sporadic similar reports from users on various forums, but no official note that it was a known bug. Assuming it isn't widespread - anyone here have any anecdotal reports of similar issues. Seems to only affect the linux distro versions of FF.

This renders the web app sites unusable with Firefox so I have had to use another browser for these apps. As these apps are ubiquitous with work and productivity, it's rendering Firefox as a second-choice browser unfortunately. No one really enjoys having to "pick the right browser" for work or play.

Is there any way to resolve these issues? Hoping someone has some insight.

Asked by Jadeia 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 isonto elidlule

Cookies on allowed websites

Hi there, I have configured Firefox to remove cookies after closing it. At the same time, I have added some webs that I usually use as exceptions, allowing to remember co… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there, I have configured Firefox to remove cookies after closing it. At the same time, I have added some webs that I usually use as exceptions, allowing to remember cookies in those. However, I have the following question: if I reject all cookies except for the mandatories ones in a website that I added to my "remember list", does that mean that future entrances in that web will be with only essential cookies?

As an example, if I mark https://www.bbc.com/ as cookies, and the first time I enter I reject all non-essential cookies, next times I enter in the bbc will I be navigating with only the cookies I accepted on this first entrance? Or allowing a site automatically accepts all cookies?

Thank you very much on advanced.

Asked by rdemedrano 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Virus file keeps auto downloading each time that I open Firefox

A virus file, from a website, keeps automatically downloading each time that I open my Firefox browser. I have tried clearing the cookies and history but the file keeps s… (funda kabanzi)

A virus file, from a website, keeps automatically downloading each time that I open my Firefox browser. I have tried clearing the cookies and history but the file keeps showing up as downloaded but the actual file is not in the general download folder? I only see where it download and says downloaded in the download list. The file contains a virus and also Firefox states that its dangerous. I never clicked to open the file.

How to stop this from keep automatically downloading when I open my browser? Please help ASAP Thanks

The file is: 7z2201-X64.msi download tracked to: 7-zip.org Virus website address: www.7-zip.org/a/7z2201-x64.msi

Asked by ant35020 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Reinstall old firefox version

I recently downloaded the new version of Firefox and dragged it to the application folder. When it asked if I wanted to retain or replace the existing version I clicked r… (funda kabanzi)

I recently downloaded the new version of Firefox and dragged it to the application folder. When it asked if I wanted to retain or replace the existing version I clicked replace. Then I found my computer is too old to run the new version. Can I still get and download the previous firefox browser version?

Asked by aptreloar 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

I can't access the Firefox browser

I get the following error message when I try to open the Firefox homepage. XUL runner Error: Platform version 124.0.2 is not compatible with minVersion >=124.0.1 maxve… (funda kabanzi)

I get the following error message when I try to open the Firefox homepage. XUL runner Error: Platform version 124.0.2 is not compatible with minVersion >=124.0.1 maxversion <=124.0.1

Asked by Christine O'Sullivan 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox update failed

I updated firefox and when trying to open it received an "EntryPoint Not Found" error. The procedure entry point sqlite3_backup_finish could not be located in the dynami… (funda kabanzi)

I updated firefox and when trying to open it received an "EntryPoint Not Found" error.

The procedure entry point sqlite3_backup_finish could not be located in the dynamic link library C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\xul.dll

Click okay then get the message

"couldn't load XPCOM."

It would appear I need to delete firefox and reinstall, unless a method exists to revert.

If I delete and reinstall how do I retain bookmarks, history and open tabs, etc.? I need to keep my tabs, history and bookmarks.

Asked by lbrittner 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 emasontweni adlule

virus warning

I recently updated Firefox browser. Since doing so, I get a warning window that pops up after launching Firefox advising that VERIFICATION.EXE "contains a virus or malwa… (funda kabanzi)

I recently updated Firefox browser. Since doing so, I get a warning window that pops up after launching Firefox advising that VERIFICATION.EXE "contains a virus or malware."

I assume that verification.exe is associated with Firefox. What am I supposed to do in response to that message?

Thanks,


Steve Wahle

Asked by sjwahle 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

New PDF Editor

How do I perform very basic editor functions like add/remove/move a page in the new Firefox PDF document editor? I am in the Mainstream Firefox 124.0.1 64-bit. Thank You,… (funda kabanzi)

How do I perform very basic editor functions like add/remove/move a page in the new Firefox PDF document editor? I am in the Mainstream Firefox 124.0.1 64-bit. Thank You, David

Asked by Drone 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 3 emasontweni adlule

Firefox Unable to Update Automatcially

About a week ago I started getting these update error messages stating "Update available - Firefox couldn't update automatically. Download the new version". I've also tri… (funda kabanzi)

About a week ago I started getting these update error messages stating "Update available - Firefox couldn't update automatically. Download the new version". I've also tried clicking "learn more" on the error message but it's a dead link. Going into the settings for updates I am set to auto update, but when I manually check for updates it says "Failed to check for updates".

The help article on this issue simply tells you to download and manually reinstall Firefox, but I'm having to do this nearly every day. I work in IT myself so I know a "bandaid" workaround when I see one. Is there a solution to this issue?

Asked by exo82 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by rickowen1 1 usuku oludlule

fire fox is blocking a website that I have always been able to log into in the past and can still log into on any other device or browser. what is the fix

fire fox is blocking a website that I have always been able to log into in the past and can still log into on any other device or browser. what is the fix

Asked by dutch3377 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 3 emasontweni adlule