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No websites browser won't close correctlyclosed

I've hit a crazy problem: I open firefox and browse to a website. Close Firefox and then reopen and attempt any website and it just hangs. Close the browser and look at … (read more)

I've hit a crazy problem:

I open firefox and browse to a website. Close Firefox and then reopen and attempt any website and it just hangs. Close the browser and look at task manager and it's still listed - end task open again still no connection to anything. Have tried the Read Only thing in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ after a restart of the PC and it stays Read-Only even when I change it. Have tried a new profile which just moves the same behaviour to a new profile ie create a new profile open the browser go to any website, close the browser and reopen and get nothing. I have repaired, uninstalled, reinstalled and I just can't get it to work unless I restart the PC everytime i want to go to a webpage! Anticipate switching to Google Chrome soon if I can't find a solution which is a shame as I have been a Mozy fan for years. Any suggestions?

Asked by robertmallett 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 days ago

As soon as I launch Firefox it crashes

I would just like to know why it crashes immediately every time i try to run it, my network isn't blocking it and i still cant run it even after turning off anti virus pr… (read more)

I would just like to know why it crashes immediately every time i try to run it, my network isn't blocking it and i still cant run it even after turning off anti virus protection

Asked by TheSmall Gamer 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

New York Times login

I have been reading the NYTimes on Firefox for a long time, but it appears that I got logged out without knowing it. I could not log back in even though I used the corre… (read more)

I have been reading the NYTimes on Firefox for a long time, but it appears that I got logged out without knowing it. I could not log back in even though I used the correct email address and changed my password twice. I can log in on other browsers using my latest password. I called the Times and the person with whom I spoke, after trying to get me logged in, finally said that this is a known problem with Firefox. He did not have any idea about the cause or what I could do; he simply told me to use another browser. I use Firefox for almost everything and this is, to say the least, an inconvenience--for instance, if the Times sends me a link to an article by Thunderbird (which is my email program), I can't read the article but have to find it on another browser. Are you aware of this problem? Do you have any suggestions for how I might log in despite it? Do you know the cause of the problem and whether Mozilla is trying to fix it?

Asked by rdbulkley 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Doesn't open websites while checking for an update

Hello! A year or two ago I ran into a problem. While Firefox is checking for an update, it does not load any sites. I have to wait about 5 minutes each time before I can … (read more)

Hello! A year or two ago I ran into a problem. While Firefox is checking for an update, it does not load any sites. I have to wait about 5 minutes each time before I can start using the browser. It is incredibly annoying. Has anyone encountered this kind of problem?

Asked by Alexander Zhukov 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 days ago

HTML files' extension changed during download

I'm using Firefox 126.0.1 (64-bit) in Windows 11. I needed to download two files named index.html (in different source directories) from my company's content management s… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 126.0.1 (64-bit) in Windows 11. I needed to download two files named index.html (in different source directories) from my company's content management system. Both got downloaded as index.htm. They were the right files... only the extension was changed.

I spoke to the person who maintains the content management system. They tested it and said it's not doing that, must be the browser.

That sounds fantastic to me, but I looked through the support messages here and found several about files whose extensions were changed on download; for example from .loa to .mp3. No explanations or workarounds, though.

Can anyone shed light on this?

Asked by JHSACHS 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Account disconnected

Recently installed a "cleaner" app called PrivaZer. Ran the app and rebooted as part of the process which also included creating a restore point. Once system rebooted an… (read more)

Recently installed a "cleaner" app called PrivaZer. Ran the app and rebooted as part of the process which also included creating a restore point. Once system rebooted and logged in, pinned tabs were gone?! Using the created restore point did NOT restore the pinned tabs. Is there a way to recover the pinned tabs? Thanks in advance. FRANK

Asked by WhiteBimmer 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 days ago

Session Lost, Session Restore not working

Windows restarted to update and all my 100s of tabs are lost (setting me back days of work!)... Firefox is set to always reopen previous tabs, but it didn't work. Recen… (read more)

Windows restarted to update and all my 100s of tabs are lost (setting me back days of work!)... Firefox is set to always reopen previous tabs, but it didn't work. Recently closed tabs/windows are blank. The Restore Session page - about:sessionrestore - doesn't restore and lists no previous windows/tabs. I went into my sessionstore-backups folder and grabbed a previous.jsonlz4 that has some data but am not sure what to do with it.

Please help! This is a devastating loss of information, as I use my tabs as a to-do list and had many in-progress projects with resources that I cannot all recover just through history.

Asked by David 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

Why can't I change how many instances firefox runs

Hi! I wish to edit my limit on how instances firefox runs but i cant. I searched up how to change but cant find the option for it. It said that i should just untick use r… (read more)

Hi! I wish to edit my limit on how instances firefox runs but i cant. I searched up how to change but cant find the option for it. It said that i should just untick use recommended setting in performance but all that happens is tht i get anotheter option to untick hardware accleration.

Asked by malkarna.jnv 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Session lost after update

session is completely gone. I tried to restore it via various help articles and forum posts but without success. I see a stg-backups-ff-126.0.1 fodler in my download fo… (read more)

session is completely gone. I tried to restore it via various help articles and forum posts but without success.

I see a stg-backups-ff-126.0.1 fodler in my download folder which contains information about tabs that I had open. But I don't know how to use firefox to use that file.

I alos tried to the \sessionstore-backups folder with files named like "previous.jsonlz4" but I do not get the menu option for restoring a session.


from a file named "error-sessionrestore-1718212432477.txt": 1718212432149 SessionStore ERROR The session file is invalid: : TypeError: state.windows[0] is undefined(resource:///modules/sessionstore/SessionStore.sys.mjs:1163:11) JS Stack trace: initSession@SessionStore.sys.mjs:1163:11 onBeforeBrowserWindowShown/<@SessionStore.sys.mjs:2035:35

Asked by stephan.roesener 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

ClassicPress password reset links not working when clicking links from mail using Firefox Dev edition

Hi, I use ClassicPress (fork of WordPress) and I have a problem when requesting a password reset link for it. When opening the email received to reset password in the f… (read more)

Hi,

I use ClassicPress (fork of WordPress) and I have a problem when requesting a password reset link for it.

When opening the email received to reset password in the firefox dev edition browser and click the reset link I receive an error stating that the link is invalid.

I discovered by trial and error that copying the same link and pasting it manually in a new tab of the same firefox dev edition browser solves the issue because then the link is recognised as valid.

This happened after the update I received last week.

I am a linux mint user if that helps in tracking down the issue.

a second browsing tab crashes

If I open a second tab on the screen it says the connection has crashed and keeps doing it if you try again. If you reset it resets Firefox including the other tab. … (read more)

If I open a second tab on the screen it says the connection has crashed and keeps doing it if you try again. If you reset it resets Firefox including the other tab.

Asked by Alan 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

Crashes constantly after update

FF just did an update and now I can barely use the browser. Its slow and then spins and crashes... it took me 6 minutes to just get this open and type this. All my links … (read more)

FF just did an update and now I can barely use the browser. Its slow and then spins and crashes... it took me 6 minutes to just get this open and type this. All my links and sign ins are on it... ugh... How do I reverse the update? thanks

Asked by jane51 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

images don't load because hyperlink too long FF 126.0.1

I receive e-mail from websites where I subscribe. Many times, the message from the sites (kelbyone.com, to name one) contain a graphic (jpg) that does not display in Outl… (read more)

I receive e-mail from websites where I subscribe. Many times, the message from the sites (kelbyone.com, to name one) contain a graphic (jpg) that does not display in Outlook.com. Microsoft Tech Support is unresponsive. The sending websites refuse to help.

It seems to me that FF chokes on the length of the hyperlink. Here is a sample: https://kelbyone.acemlnb.com/lt.php?x=3DZy~GE2JaTN5XV.-wy5heOd~nAnuwAjluw2Z5PEIaOb5p8qy0y.0uJz2nRzit~yjvYwXncWJXCf657

If I paste the hyperlink into the search window, the page will load. When I forward the e-mail from Outlook to yahoo mail, the image displays.

I am running extensions Adblocker Ultimate and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials.

I would like help with this, at least, to identify where the problem is.

Asked by lcdebaca52 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Lost bookmarks

Hello, Relevant system referenced below: MacBook Pro 2021 Mac OS 14.5 Firefox 126.0.1 (64-bit) Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.11 (7673) I have a case of vanishing bookmarks. I… (read more)

Hello,

Relevant system referenced below:

MacBook Pro 2021 Mac OS 14.5 Firefox 126.0.1 (64-bit) Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.11 (7673)

I have a case of vanishing bookmarks. I quit Firefox last evening with command-Q as I’ve done a thousand times before. When I launched it this morning I was greeted with Firefox with an empty Bookmarks Toolbar and “Getting started” message. I opened a Manage Bookmarks window and everything there was empty too. I found, as well, that all of my saved UIDs and passwords were gone except for three, two of which I haven’t used in months. Weird.

Next I opened Firefox Help and found information about Troubleshooting Mode; I restarted in troubleshooting mode but nothing had changed. After restarting in normal mode, I tried Restoring Bookmarks; I chose Manage Bookmarks from the dropdown and then clicked the button in the Library window. Restore showed only one file and it was created today with only 14 items. Selecting Choose File… showed Desktop with Old Firefox Data highlighted. In that folder was only w34y3u9y…628 folder. From there I selected bookmarkbackups and the only file there was bookmarks-2024-06-06_11…lz4, a file created at 3:33 today. I found the key4.db file and it was created at 3:33 today.


I have Carbon Copy Cloner and use it for a weekly backup to a remote SSD drive. There are a year's-worth or so of weekly backups on that device. I tried trashing Firefox and reinstalling it from last week’s backup. While this worked, it didn’t solve the issue; it was still like a fresh copy of Firefox with no bookmarks.

I’m hopeful that I can restore the bulk of the lost bookmarks from CCC but I have no clue as to which files/folders to restore and I don’t want to guess. If you think this is possible, please tell me which files or folders to replace. Should I delete the files to be replaced from the current system and if so where are they located? I’m comfortable using Terminal for basic purposes but need explicit directions for entering commands and navigating to locations or files.

Thanks for your time,

David

Asked by wuzupdc 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

store login failure

When I attempt login to store account, I get the error below. I have uninstalled/reinstalled Firefox to no avail; login works fine in MS Edge {"sec-cp-challenge": "true… (read more)

When I attempt login to store account, I get the error below. I have uninstalled/reinstalled Firefox to no avail; login works fine in MS Edge

{"sec-cp-challenge": "true","provider":"recaptcha","provider_secret_public":"6LfU2I4aAAAAABeLkTGHOItQ5XTtsv2BpEBonIj_","branding_url_content":"/_sec/cp_challenge/message-4-4.htm"}

Asked by Bill Stockton 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

New tabs keep crashing.

I started having new tab crashes a couple of weeks ago on Firefox and Brave browsers. I have looked in the extensions settings and do not have any added extensions so t… (read more)

I started having new tab crashes a couple of weeks ago on Firefox and Brave browsers. I have looked in the extensions settings and do not have any added extensions so that did not cause the problem. I also run Norton antivirus and Norton Ultimate utilities software and regularly clean out files and scan my computer for malware. Not sure if Ultimate Utilities is the problem since I have had other problems in the past with that program. Also, I wonder if Windows updates caused this problem? This has also caused problems in the past. To get around this problem I have to copy the link then right click on my mouse and open a new window the paste the link. Very annoying and time consuming. How do I fix the continual tabs crashing problem?

Asked by c m 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago