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Old 05-04-2019, 12:38 PM   #1
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Yesterday I was doing a few things and got a message that add-ons were unsigned. When I went to my add-on list there was nothing there. Apparently FF had decided that the blockers and script controllers are unsigned and not trustworthy even though I've been using them for years with FF.

So I hate to say it but goodbye FF.
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I haven't been on much on desktop lately, but that would be a deal killer with me as well.

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That was a glitch involving some intermediate certificate which disabled all add ons. Reported this morning that there is a fix.
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Yes, it's been off and on. It appears the stop sign and the block count have returned to the upper corner of my screen.
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Yes, it's been off and on. It appears the stop sign and the block count have returned to the upper corner of my screen.
Not mine. Won't even let me download it.
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That was a glitch involving some intermediate certificate which disabled all add ons. Reported this morning that there is a fix.
Interesting glitch. Includes all kinds of messages warning you that they have been removed and countering means to getting it back on your computer.
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Interesting glitch. Includes all kinds of messages warning you that they have been removed and countering means to getting it back on your computer.
You can't get then on by downloading, you have to follow the instructions way in the bottom of the articles I linked.
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Didn't read that far. I'll look again.
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So their "fix" is for you to allow them to apply studies to your computer? You know, check the box that allows the browser to send them information from your computer. Doesn't seem like the way I'm willing to fix the issue. Guess I'll be waiting for an update.
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I'm running u block on FF, no issues at all.
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Since I didn't know what was going on I ended up losing the extensions and now they won't download. I'll have to wait until they upgrade the browser. I've transferred my stuff to Chrome and may just stay there. I'm infested with google and can't get rid of it so I might as well plunge in deeper.
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Welcome to the dark side Luke....
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I can see they are rushing to fix the issue.

If this was truly something the experienced by mistake they would have put out a message on what happened. And they would have pushed out a patch by now. As it was, I had to search pretty hard to find out other people were having this issue and I found it on a forum.

Still says my FF is the latest version when I look for an update. And if it was a certificate why does it still not allow me to download the extensions I had, it still says the same message. Download failed, check my internet connection. Well geniuses, how is it I made it to the page so you could tell me I had a bad internet connection, huh?
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FF had an update and it's fixed. No need for them to be able to snoop through my computer.
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FF had an update and it's fixed. No need for them to be able to snoop through my computer.
Translate that. Is it actually fixed?
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You can't read?
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You can't read?
I was sensing irony. Ok, got it.
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FF had an update and it's fixed.....
I read they are trying to get it fixed before Monday business.

I'm waiting. I'm having the same problems Leo. And as said, if this doesn't change - could be bye bye FF.
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Go to help and check under update. See if there's a new one. It didn't do it automatically for me because I have auto update shut off.

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