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Firefox 64 in Windows 8.1 ALWAYS crashes on shutdown

I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit, and a 64bit install of Firefox Without exception, any time I try to update Firefox or close the program, it balloons its resource usage and… (read more)

I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit, and a 64bit install of Firefox

Without exception, any time I try to update Firefox or close the program, it balloons its resource usage and then crashes.

Every. Single. Time.

I have submitted several crash reports over the years. What is happening and how do I stop it?

Also, why does it clear my clipboard? I Ctrl-C'd a url before closing it just now, and after it crashed and a restarted it, Ctrl-V was empty.

Asked by DiMono 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Firefox 93.0 causing graphic resolution issue in Facebook - Candy Crush - Win10 PC

Facebook - Candy Crush - Win10 PC game image and text is brighter - less vibrant and fuzzy in latest Firefox 93.0 version. Confirmed by downgrading back to 92.0.1 and gam… (read more)

Facebook - Candy Crush - Win10 PC game image and text is brighter - less vibrant and fuzzy in latest Firefox 93.0 version. Confirmed by downgrading back to 92.0.1 and game was crisp and clear again. Went through all the recommended trouble shooting basics - clear cash and history, check Firefox settings = no improvement. First screen shot below is 93.0 Second screen shot is 92.0.1

Asked by PlatonicSolid 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 22 hours ago

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If the vertical image is long, scroll down and it will be black and the image will not be visible.

If the vertical image is long, scroll down and it will be black and the image will not be visible. Only version 93 has bugs. If you left-click the mouse in the space next… (read more)

If the vertical image is long, scroll down and it will be black and the image will not be visible. Only version 93 has bugs. If you left-click the mouse in the space next to the image, the image will appear again. But if I keep scrolling down, it's just black again.

Sites that do not look normal in version 93: https://quasarzone.com/bbs/qe_event/views/5626557

Asked by jaedoly79 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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404 error

getting 404 error only on one site. I have been using this site with FF for 3yrs no problems. Tried safe mode. Tried adding PB_stuff at the end of address. Site still wor… (read more)

getting 404 error only on one site. I have been using this site with FF for 3yrs no problems. Tried safe mode. Tried adding PB_stuff at the end of address. Site still works with Chrome and Windows browsers

Asked by kx8y 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Thunderbird 91 now takes > 5 min to start

Since upgrading to TB 91 (currently 91.2.0), it consistently takes 5+ minutes to start [Windows 10 Pro x64 v. 21H1], even in Safe Mode (all extensions disabled). I can se… (read more)

Since upgrading to TB 91 (currently 91.2.0), it consistently takes 5+ minutes to start [Windows 10 Pro x64 v. 21H1], even in Safe Mode (all extensions disabled). I can see the Disk Active time pegged at 100% in the Task Manager during this time, but little to no CPU usage. I am using F-Secure Security Suite for AV (rebranded for Spectrum). Suggestions as to how to fix this?

Asked by cgtyoder 4 days ago

Answered by cgtyoder 4 days ago

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Firefox unexpected behavior with text fields

I'm using Firefox Portable. For some reason, in text fields, firefox will randomly "paste" (for lack of a better term) the localhost into a text field and act like it's … (read more)

I'm using Firefox Portable. For some reason, in text fields, firefox will randomly "paste" (for lack of a better term) the localhost into a text field and act like it's pressed enter. It can occur when I'm changing tabs, typing, and occasionally when I'm doing nothing at all.

Is there any way to stop this? I've updated the software and tried reinstalling. I don't have any extensions or anything added to the base install. It happens randomly, but more and more frequently. These are new Windows 10 computers (mostly Panasonic FZ-55s, some Dell Toughbook models), and I can't find anything on them that would be causing this issue.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by jtravis23 4 days ago

Answered by jtravis23 3 days ago

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Firefox display issues on Windows 10 21H1

I'm confused by this issue as Firefox worked fine until recently but an older version doesn't fix the problem. At first I only had issues with LibreOffice and Firefox. LO… (read more)

I'm confused by this issue as Firefox worked fine until recently but an older version doesn't fix the problem. At first I only had issues with LibreOffice and Firefox. LO would only open in safe mode, Firefox opened but did not working correctly. The fix for LO was to disable skia so I suspect that is the cause of the Firefox issues, but it could also be a driver issue. Weird thing, Google Chrome also uses skia and although I had an issue with Chrome suddenly not loading, an uninstall/reinstall fixed it. I am aware skia is a Google project so it may be that Chrome and Firefox use different versions of skia.

Issues: Firefox opens and I have my extensions etc across the top but the main window is blank. No websites display. Switching tabs doesn't work. If I open a "More troubleshooting information" tab for example, I can only access/view that tab by closing the first tab. A few menu options work (help menu - Troubleshoot Mode and More troubleshooting information both work fine) but Settings doesn't work. I tried Firefox in safe mode but it makes no difference. I tried refreshing Firefox but it makes no difference. I tried clearing the startup cache but it makes no difference.

This is on a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu Studio 21.04. I also have Firefox v93.0 (64-bit) installed on the Linux partition and it works fine.

Asked by babs.keeley 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR message when trying to get Amazon

I've been trying all day to get to Amazon. No go. I've checked here, and found old threads about this problem. I've tried what was suggested in them, but still not able t… (read more)

I've been trying all day to get to Amazon. No go. I've checked here, and found old threads about this problem. I've tried what was suggested in them, but still not able to open Amazon. There was another site that I could not open, also, with the same error message, but I cannot now recall what that site was.

Please help! I need to check on an order from Amazon that I placed just yesterday.

Asked by tanbrae1 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Please try again later.

FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailab… (read more)

FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Please try again later. Chrome is working on same sites. I use FireFox to enter sweeps and it is mostly useless to me now. I am using Windows 10, Norton SafeWeb, "Cookies are not important to me", Roboform. Can I revert to a usable version of FireFox, or can you tell me how to fix it?

Asked by Howard Steeley 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Narrow font on some websites

On websites that renders text in the users' installed fonts, the text gets rendered in Arial Narrow. This only happens on Firefox; attached are screenshots of https://nya… (read more)

On websites that renders text in the users' installed fonts, the text gets rendered in Arial Narrow. This only happens on Firefox; attached are screenshots of https://nyaa.si/ and https://mpv.io/ on Firefox and in Chromium.

A quick glance at about:config with the search term "font" shows no modified settings.

Any fixes?

Asked by fakeymcnoexist 3 days ago

Answered by fakeymcnoexist 3 days ago

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How to get Firefox to find the profile?

Firefox will not open saying it can't find the profile. There is a profile in the Application Support folder and old ones on the desktop. I followed the directions to acc… (read more)

Firefox will not open saying it can't find the profile. There is a profile in the Application Support folder and old ones on the desktop. I followed the directions to access the profile manager through Terminal, but it didn't work. This Firefox Application is one I restored from Time Machine. I got into this problem when I tried to update Firefox. My MacOS system does not meet the requirements to install the latest Firefox. Apparently, my former Firefox got uninstalled in the effort to install the latest version.

Asked by rdservants 7 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 hours ago

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Nightly 95 on Windows 11 - Minimize & Maximize Buttons Are Missing

I have recently clean installed Windows 11 on my computer. I have noticed with the current Nightly 95 install that the minimize & maximize buttons are completely gone… (read more)

I have recently clean installed Windows 11 on my computer. I have noticed with the current Nightly 95 install that the minimize & maximize buttons are completely gone, only the close button is there. Even when I click on the area where the 2 missing buttons are nothing happens. When I double click the same area, the area behaves the same way as the rest of the top bar, it either makes the current window become a smaller window or a full window.

I have also installed Firefox 93 and 94 Beta 6, they both behave as normal with the minimize and maximize buttons visible and usable, just like any other program or Firefox version ever on Windows. Also, before I clean installed Windows 11, I used Nightly 95 on Windows 10 within the last day or so and I don't recall ever having this behavior happen there either.

Is this behavior on Nightly 95 on Windows 11 intentional or an error? I know Firefox has and is going through a massive GUI update and other user facing changes with Proton, but wasn't sure if this had anything to do with the trouble I am experiencing. I also understand that Nightly may have a lot of changes and features that are unique to it. I honestly just wasn't sure about this issue.

Thank you in advance for any and all help!

Asked by 7apple7 7 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 hours ago

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desktop.ini on desktop windows 7 after update to FF17.0

2 updates (quicktime) FF popup for update to 17.0 After auto update to FF 17.00 icon desktop.ini appeared on desktop and cannot get rid. Have Norton Inet Sec 12 up to dat… (read more)

2 updates (quicktime) FF popup for update to 17.0 After auto update to FF 17.00 icon desktop.ini appeared on desktop and cannot get rid.

Have Norton Inet Sec 12 up to date.

How to get rid would be nice

Thank you

Asked by dodaside 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Why doesn't usairways.com work with Firefox?

I used to be able to make a reservation on usairways.com using Firefox. Now I have to use IE. I just updated to Firefox 17 and it still doesn't work. … (read more)

I used to be able to make a reservation on usairways.com using Firefox. Now I have to use IE. I just updated to Firefox 17 and it still doesn't work.

Asked by lckelley 8 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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Firefox Tab Bar at Top introduces problems

Hello, Right now, my browser is formatted such that the tabbar is on top. This works fine but there is a tiny gap of a few pixels from the top of my screen to the top of … (read more)

Hello,

Right now, my browser is formatted such that the tabbar is on top. This works fine but there is a tiny gap of a few pixels from the top of my screen to the top of the tab. This results in not being able to move my mouse to the top of the screen and selecting tabs. Is there some way to remove it so that I can select tabs even with my mouse at the top limit of my screen?

Also, when I have two or more tabs opened at the same time, the whole info bar (where the tab bar and nav toolbar sit) shifts downwards. For instance, when I have one tab open, the whole info bar is X height. But when I open a new tab, it widens to an X+ height. If I close this new tab, it will shrink back to X height. How can I fix this?

Thank you for you're help

Asked by Jak170 8 years ago

Answered by Jak170 8 years ago

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Since updating from 16 to 17, desktop shortcuts created by dragging show generic Windows icon instead of Firefox-page icon.

Upon upgrading from FF 16 to 17, I can still drag the icon that's to the left of the url to the desktop (or even to the XP Quick Launch Bar, Folder Shortcuts, etc.) to cr… (read more)

Upon upgrading from FF 16 to 17, I can still drag the icon that's to the left of the url to the desktop (or even to the XP Quick Launch Bar, Folder Shortcuts, etc.) to create an internet shortcut to the current page. However, with 17 this method produces a shortcut that shows a generic Windows icon instead of a Firefox-page icon. Even though a generic Windows icon normally denotes "no program associated," these still open with FF when double-clicked. But it doesn't look right. (BTW, all the shortcuts created by this method in FF 16 or lower retained the FF-page icon with the upgrade to 17.)

Any ideas why this changed and how to fix it so it looks the same as before?

Pending resolution of this (and another issue) I went back to FF 16, and it works normally again. However, the shortcuts that were created while I had 17 still show the generic Windows icon.

fixed in Firefox 21 - locking this old thread

Asked by Rick216 8 years ago

Answered by smzit 8 years ago

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Does not recognize OS for purpose of other websites

When attempting to use websites like Battlefield 3's "Battlelog" and Netflix's "Watch Instantly", which require Windows Vista or Windows 7, these websites fail to recogni… (read more)

When attempting to use websites like Battlefield 3's "Battlelog" and Netflix's "Watch Instantly", which require Windows Vista or Windows 7, these websites fail to recognize my OS, which is Windows 7 64-bit.

I recently uninstalled an addon called Masking Agent, which purported to hide a computer's specifications from websites. How this addon got onto my computer I am unsure.

Asked by warhammer3025 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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I have downloaded firefox 17; but it appears that the installednstill shows 15 and 16

After downloading moxilla firefox 17, I note that installed programmes are still showing both 15.0 and 16.0.2 and not 17. What has happened and how can it be rectified. Y… (read more)

After downloading moxilla firefox 17, I note that installed programmes are still showing both 15.0 and 16.0.2 and not 17. What has happened and how can it be rectified. You had previously stated that the latest change would rectify this; but it does not appear to havce. What will be done?

Asked by bevyn 8 years ago

Answered by Jan. 8 years ago