locked Re: Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA


No kidding! Apple is solid and there are no other operating systems like there are with windows. I don’t use it but I do know hey manage to work out their bugs.  Windows is windows. They run the same but each computer is different and so is the softwhere. 


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From: Jackie
Sent: June 3, 2021 10:39 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA


This is windows. You can't possibly figure out all the software &

hardware combinations out there that might possibly cause something to

explode. Apple has it far easier in that regard, & they still manage

to blow stuff up nonetheless.


On 6/3/21, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:

> Which means nothing.  the problem may not affect most or the majority of

> users.  That doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

> Beta testing is done with a lot of people using a lot of different computers

> because a program that works well on most machines may not on some and the

> purpose of beta testing is to look for unknown problems that show up on some

> systems.

> Gene

> -----Original Message-----

> From: Chris Smart

> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2021 11:53 AM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA

> that's three of us now with no problems.

> On 2021-06-03 12:52 p.m., Shaun Oliver wrote:

>> um, I just updated to version 89.0 and I've not seen any issue what so

>> ever.



>> On 3/06/2021 2:44 pm, Jackie rambled on about the following:

>>> press ctrl l & run about:config. Press the button to tell them you'll

>>> accept the risk. Search for the word accessibility. Having thus said,

>>> that does not appear to be the problem.


>>> Jamie can't reproduce this on any system in his possession, but he & I

>>> will be working together tomorrow evening my time, Friday morning his,

>>> to see if we can't reach some sort of conclusions.


>>> On 6/2/21, Ron Canazzi <aa2vm@...> wrote:

>>>> Hi Group,


>>>> I m wondering that if by default Firefox 89 is having the box

>>>> concerning

>>>> blocking accessibility checked checked by default.  If this is true,

>>>> there is a way using a hack of some sort involving the configuration

>>>> editor to uncheck it without having to use sighted assistance.

>>>> Unfortunately, I seem to have deleted the information concerning just

>>>> how this is done.



>>>> On 6/2/2021 2:16 PM, Jackie wrote:

>>>>> Obviously not, since I'm the 1 who actually started this thread. Given

>>>>> that at least 1 other individual is experiencing this, & given that

>>>>> Mozilla has made significant underlying changes to its interface, I'd

>>>>> seriously suggest updating w/caution. I guess I'll not comment any

>>>>> more though, because Narrator & Jaws don't work w/it either, so I

>>>>> think this is not an issue w/NVDA, & I apologize for posting regarding

>>>>> it.


>>>>> Interestingly, if I start firefox when choosing a profile every time,

>>>>> it works. If I select any profile & start it up w/o asking, it blows

>>>>> up. In other words, even if I choose a profile from the profile list

>>>>> and start it, everything's fine. If I load the same profile

>>>>> automatically, stuff craters. Go figure! How the firetruck does one

>>>>> report that & be believable?


>>>>> On 6/2/21, brice Mijares <bmijares33@...> wrote:

>>>>>> Are you the only one having this problem? I'd like to know, that a

>>>>>> way I

>>>>>> can say no to the update. thanks.


>>>>>> On 6/2/2021 9:49 AM, Sue J. Ward wrote:

>>>>>>>    Hello. I am experiencing the same thing with NVDA, I

>>>>>>> uninstalled and

>>>>>>> reinstalled firefox, ran the calm registration tool, created a new

>>>>>>> profile, still nothing and did a system file check, did not find

>>>>>>> anything. According to the scan everything was fixed on my windows10

>>>>>>> home machine. That is the one I am on right now writing out the

>>>>>>> email.

>>>>>>> Whenever I go to the website just to give you an example

>>>>>>> cbsnews.com,

>>>>>>> I load it on to firefox and getting unknown message whenever I tab

>>>>>>> around the page think it loads, whenever I press the arrow keys it

>>>>>>> says unknown, am tabbing around again it comes up with unknown

>>>>>>> but am

>>>>>>> not sure what is going on, but when I am going in to the help

>>>>>>> section,

>>>>>>> I have to run the trouble shoot mode, it restarts in trouble shoot

>>>>>>> mode everything is fine when am on a website so what is going on

>>>>>>> here?

>>>>>>> I am not on a network of any kind just your typical modem from

>>>>>>> Cox.com

>>>>>>> using a wired connection. However I do have a second machine

>>>>>>> windows10

>>>>>>> pro 64 bit and both the home machine and the pro machine have

>>>>>>> everything up to date and are running 64 bit, it is weird on the

>>>>>>> windows10 pro I did not have to do anything firefox works great on

>>>>>>> that one verses the home machine. I can not figure out why I have to

>>>>>>> restart firefox in trouble shoot mode on the windows home machine. I

>>>>>>> even did a reset think that would help, no such luck there. In

>>>>>>> fact I

>>>>>>> did load jaws, nothing there. Could someone tell us what is going on

>>>>>>> here? Thank you.

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