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Copy/Paste not working

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work. I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up… (funda kabanzi)

As the title indicates, copy/pasting does not work.

I'm on Windows 10, have installed Firefox about two days ago (I've recently switched to it) so the version of FF is up to date. I've looked up a few fixes before posting and they didn't work:

- Tried booting FF on safe mode and it didn't fix the issue - it clearly isn't caused by an add-on (and I've never had this issue in my previous browser with nearly the same add-ons installed). - other people seem to have had the exact same issue multiple times and it's lasted for years, so it's clearly a problem on FF's end.

Here is the issue described more specifically: Copying things from a tab from FF and into the online version of Word does not work - when I try to, the intended selection: - disappears a few seconds after I've pasted - or it does not appear at all - or when it does, it erases the entire sentence it was pasted next to it, which you can imagine is absolutely bothersome.

I've also tried to copy/paste statistics from a site called archiveofourown.org onto another FF tab. - What ended up being copied is only the last character of the entire content I was trying to paste, which I think suggests there's some issue with what's contained in the clipboard.

I'm mentioning these two websites because I'm guessing that something about them is probably conflicting with the copy/paste feature, however I'm hoping no one will have the gall to tell me it's those websites' faults and that I should just stop using them.

When pasting (while having hopefully copied the former selected content- and no, it wasn't the case), it always pastes the content which was last copied into the clipboard prior to that very attempt, which shows that the clipboard's content was not refreshed with the last selected copied one.

I'm surprised to see that FF has had such a glaring issue for years and for many other users, and updates have never given a fix for it. I'd like this issue to be fixed properly, because I'd hate to have to switch back to my previous browser. FF sports so many nice features that other browsers don't have, and it'd be a shame to ruin the experience with a bug so basic as the copy/paste feature being broken.

Asked by yumiifmb 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by user1321319 4 izinyanga ezidlule

html5 video not displaying

Trying to set up HTML5 peer-peer video conferencing. Its working on Chrome but not Firefox. I have looked at all the available solutions. I have reinstalled firefox; I ha… (funda kabanzi)

Trying to set up HTML5 peer-peer video conferencing. Its working on Chrome but not Firefox. I have looked at all the available solutions. I have reinstalled firefox; I have checked that media.windows.foundation is set to "true"; I have checked in "safe mode".

This challenge is an issue which occurs 90% of the time. I have yet to assess what conditions occur when html5 video is finally displayed. I can only say that display only occurrred once today and that was when I first inspected the site this morning.

This situation is occurring both in Firefox and the developer edition. Firefox is latest edition and there are no plugins

Any suggestions?

Asked by John345 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by John345 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Widevine Error on Developer Edition

Hi, when I try to watch a video on Prime Video I get error saying that the plugin crashed. I asked a similar question on Reddit here and now I’m quite sure that the plugi… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, when I try to watch a video on Prime Video I get error saying that the plugin crashed.

I asked a similar question on Reddit here and now I’m quite sure that the plugin is the Widevine plugin.

I tried everything I’ve been suggested but still I can’t solve this issue.

Does anyone have any other tips? Thanks

Asked by Alessandro 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by harrisonstation 1 usuku oludlule

PDF Open with Firefox Option URL Showing Computer File Path - Need to display website URL

Since the new update was released I have been unable to figure out how to have the 'Open with Firefox' option for PDFs display the URL for the website and not my computer… (funda kabanzi)

Since the new update was released I have been unable to figure out how to have the 'Open with Firefox' option for PDFs display the URL for the website and not my computer's program files.

I link a number of PDFs for my work and currently need to switch to Chrome to obtain the correct link, which is unnecessary and time consuming, prompt help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Brandi Casey 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 isonto elidlule

Captcha

Whenever we encounter a Captcha on a site, Firefox does not display it so we can never make contact. Also, we use a site Duolingo for learning a language. It no longer wo… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever we encounter a Captcha on a site, Firefox does not display it so we can never make contact. Also, we use a site Duolingo for learning a language. It no longer works with Firefox. It works fine with Safari. Can anyone help us in plain English? We are computer nerds.

Asked by alaskanaturally 1 isonto elidlule

SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT

Since the last update, I am receiving the error message SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT when I access one website that I need to use as part of my work. It is a trusted site that… (funda kabanzi)

Since the last update, I am receiving the error message SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT when I access one website that I need to use as part of my work.

It is a trusted site that I have used for many years. The error message above displays and I get the option to retry which usually works, but I lose any content up to that point.

I have contacted the website owners as suggested and they say it is a Mozilla issue. I found a couple of suggestions to fix this on-line, but it did not work.

Can you help?

Asked by franlousimon 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox random customization resets

Hello All, I've been having random firefox customization resets. I'm calling it random because I can't spot a patten for when it happens. Its been happening for months. R… (funda kabanzi)

Hello All,

I've been having random firefox customization resets. I'm calling it random because I can't spot a patten for when it happens. Its been happening for months. Restarting firefox and this pc doesn't seem to cause it. But shutting down for a longer period of time seems like its more likley to happen, I'm talking 7+ hours.

Whats getting reset

  • Welcome to Firefox tab opens
  • Firefox Privacy Notice tab opens
  • Theme is reset but is still marked as selected
  • Addons are reset but still installed/enabled
  • Tab/Home Options reset
  • Layout of file menu reset (downloads,home,reload,addons,ect)

What I've tried

  • Firefox refresh (A week ago, I loaded back the same addons I had before, not sure if they could be doing this)
  • Check the prefs.js is not locked/readonly
  • I don't have a user.js

Asked by cooltrain7 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox Browser Crashes Without Crash Error

I have two issues that seem to be related. I have a Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) and I use the Firefox browser. I've adjusted my preferences and selected Google as my Default S… (funda kabanzi)

I have two issues that seem to be related. I have a Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) and I use the Firefox browser. I've adjusted my preferences and selected Google as my Default Search Engine. My issue is that when I "Quit" Firefox and open it again my Default Search Engine gets changed to the Browser Default (which seems to be Yahoo but isn't listed as that). I then have to go back to my preferences and change the setting. I've tried Removing all the Search Engines in the One-Click Search Engine list except for Google but when my settings get changed, the Browser Default search engine pops back up in that list. My related issue is that I'll be in the middle of doing things in the Firefox Browser when it will suddenly close. I don't get a warning nor a crash report. It's just suddenly closed as if I "Quit" my browser. When this happens, my Search Engine settings change as well.

To fix this issue I've tried changing settings, tried uninstalling/deleting the Firefox application and reinstalling it from the Firefox website using a different browser. None of these attempts fix these issues. I'm getting quite frustrated with this glitch. I'm a relatively new Mac user so am not as familiar with how to troubleshoot things as deeply as I do in the PC world. I didn't have these issues with Firefox on other OS's (Ubuntu & Windows). Is there a fix that doesn't involve me installing any other external apps?

Asked by friivy 1 isonto elidlule

Is Firefox causing my win 7 computer to slow

Is Firefox slowing my Win 7 down, with all you've been adding? I've started cutting cable so went from Comcast to Frontier. Supposed to be 500mbps with ethernet, with Fr… (funda kabanzi)

Is Firefox slowing my Win 7 down, with all you've been adding? I've started cutting cable so went from Comcast to Frontier. Supposed to be 500mbps with ethernet, with Frontier. It is with my laptop, Win 8.1, but desktop is 172 upload & 105 upload. Even with the laptop it gets locked up often when commenting on FoxNews.com articles. Again, the desktop worked good with Comcast. Don't know what that speed was. Thx, Ross

Asked by rosharo1 1 isonto elidlule

YouTube video is not resizing correctly if logged in

If I am signed into a Google account (which we always are, with Gmail) going to a YouTube page will cause the embedded video to not resize appropriately to the size of th… (funda kabanzi)

If I am signed into a Google account (which we always are, with Gmail) going to a YouTube page will cause the embedded video to not resize appropriately to the size of the window and it will tend to be overlaid over other elements on the page.

Attaching a result of going to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juJL26dafvs

It is important to copy-paste that into the address bar and not just click on a thumbnail from the main youtube page.

When resizing the window, the video stays in the same position and keeps the same size. Full screen and theater modes also don't work.

This bug does not happen if I am not signed into a Google account.

I have no extensions installed. I have tried to refresh Firefox. I have restarted Firefox in safe mode and the bug still occurs.

Asked by silvio2 1 isonto elidlule

Outlook

Yesterday, HP and Windows 10 ran an update and now when I try to open Outlook (Hotmail), I get a very tiny screen that looks like this. I click on my user name and passwo… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday, HP and Windows 10 ran an update and now when I try to open Outlook (Hotmail), I get a very tiny screen that looks like this. I click on my user name and password and then nothing happens. Until yesterday, Outlook opened automatically when selected from my bookmarks. Also, it is now taking a long time for this tiny little screen (as shown below) to open. In addition, I cannot invite participants to Zoom meetings anymore. If I click on "Default email" after "Invite", nothing happens. This, until yesterday, would open Outlook so I could send the invitation. Thank you!!!

Sign in No account? Create one! Sign in with Windows Hello or a security key Sign-in options Terms of use Privacy & cookies

Asked by ateter2004 1 isonto elidlule

Can't scroll through Bookmarks Sidebar since last update

Ever since the latest update to Firefox I can't scroll thru my Bookmarks Sidebar. When I try it does all kinds of random scrolling actions, flashing, scrolling randomly..… (funda kabanzi)

Ever since the latest update to Firefox I can't scroll thru my Bookmarks Sidebar. When I try it does all kinds of random scrolling actions, flashing, scrolling randomly.....etc. It is a mess.

I have other software with sidebars that work fine.

Asked by rswojo 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by rswojo 1 usuku oludlule

firefox and thundebird download speed is too low

Hi, My Firefox and Thundebird internet download / upload speed is slow. I I try with Chrome download speed, it is 7-10Mb up and down. If do same with Firefox, then it is… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, My Firefox and Thundebird internet download / upload speed is slow. I I try with Chrome download speed, it is 7-10Mb up and down. If do same with Firefox, then it is different. Many times it is 0,2Mb, but some time also 5-6Mb Usually upload are faster and it is 5Mb. (Use Chrome, then always faster) It seems to me as random, because many times speed OK and many times not OK. If compare test result with Chrome, then always slow.

I use ESET virus control and try to test it without virus control, but same result.

Also in Thundebird HTML load are slow. Small picture in e-mail can reach 30 sec.

I try to change different things in options, but no result.

Can anyone help me with this?

Asked by taavipaulus 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Downloads from external domains don't start since 79.0

Since the update 79.0, I'm having problems with downloads not starting, if they are directed to a different server via the download button. Before, the extra window would… (funda kabanzi)

Since the update 79.0, I'm having problems with downloads not starting, if they are directed to a different server via the download button. Before, the extra window would briefly open and close and then the download dialogue would pop up as to where to save the file. This is no longer happening, the window briefly pops open, but it doesnt let me save the file anymore. Instead i found out, that its creating a bunch of .part files in the Appdata/Temp folder for each download that didnt start that way. What still works is rightclick-> save as, however, that's not very comfortable. Any idea as to what change may have caused this behaviour and how I can fix it?

Asked by branTT 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

When I download a file(uploaded as pdf) from a website(https://ums.lpu.in/lpuums/frmstudentdownloadassignment.aspx), why the Firefox is downloading it as html?

I have turned off all the add-ons and anti-virus, but the problem persisted. Even, if I download the same file in Android platform form Firefox I get same error. However,… (funda kabanzi)

I have turned off all the add-ons and anti-virus, but the problem persisted. Even, if I download the same file in Android platform form Firefox I get same error. However, the Chrome don't show this error, to download files from this site I have to switch to Chrome everytime, which is very annoying, what could be the possible cause of this? If any information about site is required, let me know I can share it using developer option in Firefox. I have attached the screensnips of pop-screen when I click on the download button in the website along with the troubleshoot information. Please, help me with this! Thank You! :-))

Asked by Anush 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule