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Can't login to NY Times site using Firefox

I can't login to the NY Times website using Firefox. I'm sure I'm using the correct password because I can log in using a different browser. I don't save passwords in Fir… (read more)

I can't login to the NY Times website using Firefox. I'm sure I'm using the correct password because I can log in using a different browser. I don't save passwords in Firefox. I enter them manually or use a password manager. As I said, I'm certain I'm using a valid password. I've cleared the cookies and all of the items under History on the Settings page. When I close Firefox, nothing is saved. When I contact NYT customer service, I was informed that they've had a lot of requests for assistance from Firefox users, and nothing was out of order with those users' NYT login; the problem was with Firefox.

Please advise.

Asked by kenr2 2 weeks ago

Answered by kenr2 1 week ago

Tried all self help options - Restore tabs is suddenly not working as it did previously

Hi, I've followed all the directions to fix the restore tabs issue that suddenly started occuring, but when I follow the directions. The tabs still mysteriously disapper… (read more)

Hi,

I've followed all the directions to fix the restore tabs issue that suddenly started occuring, but when I follow the directions. The tabs still mysteriously disapper when I reopen my browser.

How do I fix this?

Asked by Joe 1 month ago

Firefox not loading any websites after Windows crash

My Windows PC apparently crashed when I tried to Hibernate. I knew this because when starting up the PC state was not persisted. I started Firefox (v97 x64) and it would … (read more)

My Windows PC apparently crashed when I tried to Hibernate. I knew this because when starting up the PC state was not persisted. I started Firefox (v97 x64) and it would not load any websites. The about:config page loaded.

I was at a loss as to how to resolve this as I could find no advice for this problem.

I thought I would try Safe Mode. Unexpectedly, just starting in Safe Mode resolved the issue without doing anything else. I am now back to normal.

I'm curious to know what just starting in Safe Mode did to resolve the issue. I also want to broadcast this as I did not find this as a potential solution.

Asked by johfc 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2

the web based software requires: "Firefox users must install the Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant add-on." downloading / install: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/downlo… (read more)

the web based software requires: "Firefox users must install the Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant add-on."

downloading / install: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=42642

results in: .NET Framework 4.5.2 or a later update is already installed on this computer.

searching Firefox Browser ADD-ONS yields: 0 results found for "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2"


...(help) with appreciation in advance, m

Asked by Mark Kubicki 11 months ago

Last reply by shopart890 5 months ago

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"Your browser is being managed by your organization". I am a home user WTF?

I get the message under Settings: "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Clicking on that message shows that the policy DisableAppUpdate is true. Methods… (read more)

I get the message under Settings: "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Clicking on that message shows that the policy DisableAppUpdate is true. Methods for remeding this situation do not work. Please advise on how to change the policy to allow update please

Asked by Let's Jump 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

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Issues when composing a hotmail email

When attempting to compose a Hotmail email, without provocation, the email will leave the screen altogether, landing in either 'draft' or 'sent'. If I'm replying to an em… (read more)

When attempting to compose a Hotmail email, without provocation, the email will leave the screen altogether, landing in either 'draft' or 'sent'. If I'm replying to an email, the reply will disappear into draft or sent folders, and the original gets thrown into the archive folder (or some other folder). The auto-fill option has a tendency to not include vowels. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by cjeveringham 11 months ago

Last reply by Delenn 5 months ago

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Some sort of Blank pop-up type area on all sites - cant use the mouse in this area.

Please help me remove this blank area section on the web pages. its on all of them on every tab. I have tried restarting and updating. I cant get it to go away. thank you… (read more)

Please help me remove this blank area section on the web pages. its on all of them on every tab. I have tried restarting and updating. I cant get it to go away.

thank you Mark

Asked by Marko 11 months ago

Last reply by vannerwinner 5 months ago

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Firefox using all my RAM & CPU

Why, with not very many active open windows, and just after opening, is FF using 175% of my CPU, not counting all the separate listings in my Activity Monitor. Plus it's … (read more)

Why, with not very many active open windows, and just after opening, is FF using 175% of my CPU, not counting all the separate listings in my Activity Monitor. Plus it's using nearly all 16 GBs of my RAM. With every new update, I pray it will mean the browser will just work, and not use up all my computer's resources, but it just never does. Pretty soon, more & more of us will just give up on this browser, which used to work better, years ago, and has only gone downhill since.

Asked by StevenCee 11 months ago

Last reply by StevenCee 6 months ago

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Homepage randomly switches to MSN?

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since… (read more)

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since it is obtrusive and anti-Mozilla to me.

If y'all are sneaking it in for that sweet ad revenue, I understand, but I would donate to avoid this issue.

Otherwise Firefox / Thunderbird are awesome, and I appreciate all that you do!

Cheers, Elliot

Asked by deanel018 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Lost Passwords...again!

This is the third time I've lost all my passwords (and logins) since the beginning of the year. I had over 200 when I lost it the first time. I've entered over 75 since… (read more)

This is the third time I've lost all my passwords (and logins) since the beginning of the year. I had over 200 when I lost it the first time. I've entered over 75 since then and today I just lost those. Fortunately, I had a backup of my profile. The old "key4.db" and "logins.json" files I had didn't work, although they have a significant size. In fact, looking at the "logins.json" using VS Code I see the logins are there but they don't display in the "Settings > Privacy & Security". How can I get access to them when this happens again. I was able to restore the profile from several days ago so I'm not completely in trouble.  :-)

Asked by Bill 11 months ago

Last reply by MaxLen 6 months ago

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Gah. Your tab just crashed.

This is happening every few minutes now. It started right after the 97.0.0 update. The 97.0.1 update doesn't seemed to have helped. I don't use any browser extensions.… (read more)

This is happening every few minutes now. It started right after the 97.0.0 update. The 97.0.1 update doesn't seemed to have helped.

I don't use any browser extensions.

I never saw this issue before, and I have been using Firefox as a primary browser for many years. I'm on a MacBook Air, M1.

Asked by keith87 11 months ago

Last reply by gabriele.hayden 6 months ago

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FIrefox 97.0.1 will not save web pages from Washington Post newspaper

I am working on a project that entails saving various news stories. Since your last upgrade to 97.0.1 I have no problem with all other newspapers except for Washington P… (read more)

I am working on a project that entails saving various news stories. Since your last upgrade to 97.0.1 I have no problem with all other newspapers except for Washington Post. FF will not save them, so I am forced to click on the "progress of ongoing download" down pointing arrow and click again on the circular arrow to actually save the web page. This involves a loss of time doing a task that I should not be forced to perform. See the graphic image below to see what I'm talking about. Once I click on that circular arrow the web page will be saved as it should have to begin with. Since I normally save 30 to 40 Washington Post files every day, this adds up to a useless waste of my time. I'd appreciate it if you would look into this matter and issue a correction update so I can save Washington Post web pages without all the double stroking. Thank you.

Asked by gruff 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Problems using Firefox after update

Since update get PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR error on gmail; facebook.shopmy exchange; Amazon does not open right. I have tried resetting privacy setting; refresh; and nothing… (read more)

Since update get PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR error on gmail; facebook.shopmy exchange; Amazon does not open right. I have tried resetting privacy setting; refresh; and nothing has worked

Asked by suebratch 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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We are once again asking for Reading List on Desktop

We are once again asking for Reading List on desktop The data exists/syncs with our accounts, right? I don't want to use Pocket. Pocket...is lackluster at best. Why have… (read more)

We are once again asking for Reading List on desktop

The data exists/syncs with our accounts, right? I don't want to use Pocket. Pocket...is lackluster at best. Why have Reading List at all?

Asked by HairyTexan 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Memory leak - Firefox Browser Version 97.0

I am experiencing problems when using Duolingo, which is highly interactive. This same problem was highlighted in Version 95.0.2 from a Windows user. The waveforms on Sys… (read more)

I am experiencing problems when using Duolingo, which is highly interactive.

This same problem was highlighted in Version 95.0.2 from a Windows user. The waveforms on System Monitor/ Resources are the same.

I am using Fedora and have 16GB ram. Have just ordered another 16GB ram, but think this problem is so severe that no amount of ram will fix it.

Asked by scm999 6 months ago

Answered by Paul 6 months ago

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email tabs

I always used Mozilla to access my yahoo account. From their was a tab for my yahoo email accounts. What do I do now as there is not tool bar or email tabs. How do I acce… (read more)

I always used Mozilla to access my yahoo account. From their was a tab for my yahoo email accounts. What do I do now as there is not tool bar or email tabs. How do I access my yahoo email addresses???

Asked by lewispreston 11 months ago

Last reply by lindabrown3440 7 months ago

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Browser reduces YouTube volume wen rewinding

A while ago I formatted my computer, and installed FireFox for the first time. Ever since installing FireFox, I noticed an issue which has been a constant source of frus… (read more)

A while ago I formatted my computer, and installed FireFox for the first time. Ever since installing FireFox, I noticed an issue which has been a constant source of frustration, when I rewind any YouTube video the playback volume changes to a lower value, until I rewind again.

I tried looking online, this is the closest match I've found, but there's no solution there

I tested this issue on different browsers (Edge, and IE), no problems there. I tried disabling extensions, no change. I tried resetting FireFox, no change. I made sure that Windows doesn't automatically adjust system volume. I tested this issue on different Video platforms, no problems there.

I use YouTube when I practice (music), so I rewind a lot.

Any help is very appreciated.

Asked by Josef Lintz 11 months ago

Last reply by NN 7 months ago

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My email account is jp***.info and I am having a hard time importing account.

I am trying trying to install Thunderbird, as told by my Internet Provider. They have indicated they will no longer allow he POP3 version that my email software has becau… (read more)

I am trying trying to install Thunderbird, as told by my Internet Provider. They have indicated they will no longer allow he POP3 version that my email software has because of security reasons and have indicated to use you as a replacement. So when I try to install this software on my computer I get an error message, indicating that the User Name is incorrect and I have verified it several times, I know it to be correct, the only thing that I can think of is that Thunderbird does not accept of ".info" into the software. If so is there a way a to get this added to the software so I can get added to the software? My next question is the ".online" extension is the I would be inquiring about as I also use that extension for my business.

Please let me know. My email address is [email]@joelsphotos.info.

Joel H.

Asked by JPH 7 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 7 months ago