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Firefox Web Clipper suddenly fails

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I'd like to re-open this topic as I see there have been no posts for a few months. Until quite recently (maybe a week or 2?) Web Clipper has worked beautifully for me in Firefox under Win 7 Pro. A couple of days ago I tried to clip a web page. Clipper wanted me to login, but whenever I tried I was told "checking credentials is taking too long". I wondered if I was using the wrong password, so asked to reset the password. I was using the correct password, as it turned out, but changed it anyway as there didn't seem to be any other option. I can now sign in, but any attempt to save a page results in a warning from Noscript that a page object is changing when I click Save and they suspect an attack. The only difference I can see is that the text lines change position very slightly, but no substitute text or similar is shown, but the only way I can continue is to unlock the object (not recommended by Noscript). Then when I click Save in Web Clipper, the saving bar comes up but never finishes - just goes on and on and on...and nothing is clipped or saved. I can go to another web-page andf back and the clipping is apparently continuing. If I click anywhere on the page being clipped, the clipping/save bar disappears. I get no error messages and no clipping. Something appears to be badly broken. Can you please provide an explanation or give some idea of when this might be fixed.

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Hi.  You're on a (mostly) user-supported forum here,  so we don't (and can't) do much in the way of explanations or fix dates;  the issue of clipper problems has come up already - see:

The new clipper seems to have some problems,  so some folks are going back to Clipper 6.2 which is working well for a lot of them.  If you're having a significantly different experience,  have you tried restarting your system and removing / reinstalling the add-in?  If that doesn't work I'd suggest you contact support directly if you can,  or message them on Twitter

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Thanks for that advice. I've dumped 6.9.3 and gone back to 6.2, and things are back to normal.

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