Webcam not working on mozilla firefox

Hi all, I have this problem: my webcam (is an USB camera on a desktop with Windows 10 - Innoo Tech 1080HD - quite a low budget one) does not work on the first on Firefox… (read more)

Hi all, I have this problem: my webcam (is an USB camera on a desktop with Windows 10 - Innoo Tech 1080HD - quite a low budget one) does not work on the first on Firefox (using Google meet or any webcam test site), but after I run a FPS test on (https://it.webcamtests.com/fps) it will star working. I already have given the necessary permission for using the camera (checked both on windows and mozilla options) to all sites. Here is the thing: when I start a call in Google meet it says "camera is starting" but nothing appear on the screen. The camera does not work also in all sites for testing the webcam, nothing appear in the screen. But here is the trick: if I run the FPS test on webcamtests.com all start working, but if I close firefox on the next time I will open it, the camera will not start working again. All the times I run the FPS test the camera starts working properly.

How could I solve seriously this problem? thanks Lorenzo

Asked by lore.lazzaro 54 seconds ago

Issues with youtube

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am consta… (read more)

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am constantly having to login. For some reason the ability to see lists or to utilize any functions on the youtube website do not work properly because I am unable to remain logged in. Is anyone else having difficulty with youtube?

Asked by Chris 20 hours ago

Last reply by Chris 4 minutes ago

Firefox - Frequent, frustrating hangs and lockups on new PC

I was lucky enough to be able to buld a new PC recently, Running Windows 10 Pro on a AMD Ryzen 9 5900X rig, Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard and 32gb of RAM. Nvidia Gf… (read more)

I was lucky enough to be able to buld a new PC recently, Running Windows 10 Pro on a AMD Ryzen 9 5900X rig, Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard and 32gb of RAM. Nvidia Gforce 1070 GPU (stand in until I can get better in the new year) Should easily be enough to run Firefox right? Apparently not.

Performance in Firefox is little better than it was on my old rig, (which was still lousy). The browser constantly freezes and locks up, not responding at all to mouse clicks between tabs or on the page. It is especially common when a website opens a file requester, such as when I'm working on my website in Wordpress, but it also happens when working with downloads or seemingly randomly too (my downloads folder is on the C drive and always accessble).

I've tried disabling all plugins (I only have 3, Privacy Badger, Facebook container and Sticky Password), I don't see what point there is in resetting the profile as I only got this computer 3 days ago.

Regards software that might conflict, I run Malwarebytes anti-malware and DisplayFusion but I've tried disabling the latter and still no joy.

I really don't want to Chrome but it's leaving me little choice here. Is there anything else I can try? Thunderbird on the same PC works perfectly.

Asked by matthewab20011 2 days ago

Last reply by matthewab20011 1 hour ago

Youtube autorefresh issue

Greetings, suddenly Firefox autorefresh youtube pages, but only when im signed in youtube. If im not signed in with my youtube account there is no problem. I tried cleari… (read more)

Greetings, suddenly Firefox autorefresh youtube pages, but only when im signed in youtube. If im not signed in with my youtube account there is no problem. I tried clearing all data,cookies etc..and also i have set accessibility.blockautorefresh to True, but still having this problem. What can i do to fix this issue? Thanks in advance.

Asked by konsta25pv 1 hour ago

Last reply by konsta25pv 1 hour ago

reCAPTCHA problem

Hello to FredMcD Thank you very much for responding to my post and so quickly. I’ve not yet started Firefox in safe mode but have done the other things you mentioned. As… (read more)

Hello to FredMcD

Thank you very much for responding to my post and so quickly. I’ve not yet started Firefox in safe mode but have done the other things you mentioned. As I have dealt with lots of problems (solved now thanks to help from MS, Parallels, Apple) over the last month, I think I’ll wait a few days before moving ahead with this one.

Jeanette

Asked by jemurch 3 hours ago

Bookmark Problems

Old Bookmarks are Syncing coming from offline and Changing all my good configurations bookmarks on other computers. I would love to be able to synchronize across compute… (read more)

Old Bookmarks are Syncing coming from offline and Changing all my good configurations bookmarks on other computers. I would love to be able to synchronize across computers, that is update each other with new information instead of overwriting new Bookmark lists Withhold configurations . This is almost killed my business thankfully I found a copy of the old bookmarks. I'm going to restore the but I'm still going to experience the problem if I don't understand how to erase what's off-line and start from scratch.

Asked by MSFT-Email 6 hours ago

Main Menu Is Cut Off for Wayland/Sway

When I open the main menu, the menu is cut off. The lower options can be reached but only by using the scrollbar. How can I prevent this from happening? I'm running Firef… (read more)

When I open the main menu, the menu is cut off. The lower options can be reached but only by using the scrollbar. How can I prevent this from happening?

I'm running Firefox 83, Sway 1.5.1, Wayland 1.18.0, and Linux 5.9.10.

Asked by charlesreese 14 hours ago

Last reply by charlesreese 10 hours ago

Some pictures take a green mask

Hi there! Firefox 83 for some reason adds a green mask on some pictures on web pages and on some icons in tabs bar. Open picture in new tab does not help. Reinstall firef… (read more)

Hi there!

Firefox 83 for some reason adds a green mask on some pictures on web pages and on some icons in tabs bar. Open picture in new tab does not help. Reinstall firefox does not help. Open picture from local computer gives nothing - green layer and weird colours

Windows 7 x64, Firefox 83

Asked by ostapenko.sergey 1 day ago

Last reply by ostapenko.sergey 9 hours ago

500 Error Oh dear, something went wrong there. We've been notified and will get working on a fix.

Hi: I am using the Safari browser on my Mac. Suddenly when I wanted to login into the Firefox account I got the 500 Error message that I pasted in the Subject. I am a new… (read more)

Hi:

I am using the Safari browser on my Mac. Suddenly when I wanted to login into the Firefox account I got the 500 Error message that I pasted in the Subject. I am a new user of Firefox, just switched from Safari and I am not computer savvy...

I cannot login, I cannot create another account...

I hope I do not have to go back to Safari.... I have no idea what might cause this problem and what to do. I hope that somebody has the answer. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Sue 1 day ago

Last reply by Sue 10 hours ago

Why does alternate search engine select ("This time, search with...") require extra action?

I constantly use the "This time, search with..." option in the search bar to switch between my default search engine and others on the fly. Since version 84.0, this now n… (read more)

I constantly use the "This time, search with..." option in the search bar to switch between my default search engine and others on the fly. Since version 84.0, this now needlessly prepends the query with a search engine label and requires an additional action to complete (either a return or click of search arrow).

I feel as though the clicking of any of those alternate search engine options is enough to establish intent by the user and should act as a submit button for the request. The only "advantage" this new functionality allows for is a select-first, query-after approach, which I find uncommon.

My request:

1) Return previous behavior. 2) Implement hybrid -- Search-first, query-after produces label; query first, search after submits. 3) Provide an option in the settings to toggle behavior.

Hope someone can help/shed some light on the change,

Thanks

Asked by wheelofiron 5 days ago

Last reply by wheelofiron 11 hours ago

Can't Enable 2FA - BitWarden

Hello, I am trying to enable 2FA for my firefox account and it is not working. steps to reproduce 1. Go to https://accounts.firefox.com/settings/clients 2. Click "Enable"… (read more)

Hello,

I am trying to enable 2FA for my firefox account and it is not working.

steps to reproduce 1. Go to https://accounts.firefox.com/settings/clients 2. Click "Enable" next to "Two Step Authentication" 3. Click "Can't Scan Code" 4. Enter value from popup into Bitwarden TOTP field 5. Select "Ready" in popup 6. Enter generated 2FA code from Bitwarden 7. Prompted to copy recovery codes 8. Click "Ready" 9. Enter one of the recovery codes for verification 10. Toast message appears at top of screen indicating success

Expected Result 2FA is enabled

Actual Result 2FA is not enabled and reverts to UI state at step 1.

Asked by Steve Davis 11 hours ago

How do I configure Firefox to connect to my proxy server using HTTPS, not HTTP?

How do I configure Firefox to connect to my proxy server using HTTPS, not HTTP? If I enter "tls.example.com" as my HTTP proxy, and 443 as the port number, Firefox sends a… (read more)

How do I configure Firefox to connect to my proxy server using HTTPS, not HTTP?

If I enter "tls.example.com" as my HTTP proxy, and 443 as the port number, Firefox sends an unencrypted "CONNECT" header on port 443. Of course, this is wrong, because my proxy server only speaks HTTPS, not HTTP.

If I enter "https://tls.example.com/" as my HTTP proxy, and 443 as the port number, Firefox says "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." but in fact, Wireshark confirms that Firefox never even tries to connect to anything! It never sends a single SYN packet at all.

According to: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=378637 Firefox does support the behavior described. That link doesn't explain how to configure it, though.

Asked by throwaway17177 14 hours ago

Delete Account functionality

Even though I previously deleted the Firefox account associated with my usual e-mail address, Firefox appears to remember this account. However, it does NOT remember the … (read more)

Even though I previously deleted the Firefox account associated with my usual e-mail address, Firefox appears to remember this account. However, it does NOT remember the password associated with this account. If I want to reset the password, I am told via Firefox message that this entails possible loss of personal data, incl. bookmarks, which defeats the purpose of creating an account in the first place.

So I can neither re-create nor log in to this zombie account but have to use a different e-mail address in order to use Firefox account functionality.

Getting help in this situation without a working Firefox account is also next to impossible (without a Twitter account, at least), as I needed to get an account even to access the page from which I am writing this. Firefox browser feedback is also disabled, Firefox Facebook is paused.

If the above description is correct, then I guess the only help is a reworking of the Delete Account functionality.

NOTES:

  • This is not a case of forgotten password (I wrote it down on paper at the time) or wrongly-typed password (I copied and pasted the password string from Notepad when previous login attempts had been unsuccessful.)
  • The deletion of the previous account took place on 2019-01-08 and included confirmation "Account deleted successfully".
  • When I created a new account for a different e-mail address today, I was informed by Firefox that a Firefox account had previously been created from the same machine for a different e-mail address. So, not only does Firefox remember the e-mail address of an allegedly successfully deleted account but also the identity of the machine associated with that account.

Asked by drinovameda 15 hours ago

Refreshed page is considered as new page ang goes forward in history

I have a website that automatically reloads when visiting. In all browsers the refreshed page is considered the same so when pressing the "back" button you return to prev… (read more)

I have a website that automatically reloads when visiting. In all browsers the refreshed page is considered the same so when pressing the "back" button you return to previous page. Not on Firefox. The refreshed page becomes new page in history and when you press "back" button nothing happens as you return to the same page and it "refreshes" you forward again. Tried on Ubuntu and Windows 10 (desktop versions).

Asked by dm9000 16 hours ago

Password not saved or auto-filled on Firefox account login page

I cannot save my password for the Firefox account login page as there is no form information on the page. This is strange as there is a help article in Firefox Lockwise t… (read more)

I cannot save my password for the Firefox account login page as there is no form information on the page. This is strange as there is a help article in Firefox Lockwise that describes this problem and suggests workarounds, but they do not work on the Firefox account.

Is there a way around this? If not, why does Mozilla block password managers when they are a the same time promoting their own password manager? I am quite frustrated about this as I think there is a flawed logic behind the decision to block password managers to "enable" security.

Asked by Audio6 17 hours ago

Firefox taskbar feature: move firefox window to "current" monitor

I have 2 monitors i one room and TV in another (as 3rd display). I have Firefox icon in the taskbar on all 3 monitors (in Windows 10). Sometimes I go to room to watch som… (read more)

I have 2 monitors i one room and TV in another (as 3rd display). I have Firefox icon in the taskbar on all 3 monitors (in Windows 10). Sometimes I go to room to watch some YouTube video on TV, but my Firefox window in on another monitor. Also sometimes when I switch from Full Screen display to normal, my Firefox window can move to the wrong monitor. It would be great if I could right click on the taskbar Firefox icon and click some option like "move browser window to this monitor". Is is possible to do it with some AddOn or in some other way?

Asked by bosko.vukov 17 hours ago

Unable to get my saves login (Corrupt logins file)

I recently installed my OS and backup the entire profile folder of Firefox. When I put the key4 and logins file in to the fresh install there was only one password in it,… (read more)

I recently installed my OS and backup the entire profile folder of Firefox. When I put the key4 and logins file in to the fresh install there was only one password in it, the remaining passwords were gone. I also noticed that a new file (logins.json.corrupt) is created along with file(logins.json). I tried to paste the files again to fix it but same issue. I think the files are corrupt. Is there any way to fix it?

Asked by Muhammad Hamza Umar 2 days ago

Last reply by Muhammad Hamza Umar 18 hours ago

Turning on sync wiped my local history

It seems that after turning on sync on a machine that already had locally saved, all the local data is gone. This is very awkward since the recent history is the one I am… (read more)

It seems that after turning on sync on a machine that already had locally saved, all the local data is gone. This is very awkward since the recent history is the one I am interested in the most. Is there a way to restore it?

Asked by dekoboko 18 hours ago