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Firefox takes 10+ times longer to load websites than Edge or Chrome

I'm at my wits end. I've tried every fix I could find and Firefox is dramatically slower then Edge or Chrome. This happens with loading sites, like Amazon. Also, it of… (pročitajte više)

I'm at my wits end. I've tried every fix I could find and Firefox is dramatically slower then Edge or Chrome. This happens with loading sites, like Amazon. Also, it often locks up/stops when typing (like right now) and it takes about 15 seconds for it to repond again.

First, I doubt it's a hardware or network issue, since it's happened on both my old archaic PC and now on my new PC (i9 CPU, Nvidia 2070 graphics card, 64gb RAM).

Here's some highlights of what I've tried so far: • Refreshing multiple times • Rebooting the PC • Doing all the Quick Tips on this website • Eliminating all extensions • Clearing all cookies and cash • ...

Also, I don't get any error codes. The tab icon just spins for a long time.

I'm hoping I'm missing something obvious, since I love Firefox.

Thanks and any help!

Asked by Olliesshop prije 2 sedmica

Last reply by Olliesshop prije 6 dana

Jagged fonts after 83 update.

Installed 83.0 update for my Firefox a few days ago and noticed that fonts in browser looks worse. It bacame jagged (sharp) as if Clear Type was disabled in my system but… (pročitajte više)

Installed 83.0 update for my Firefox a few days ago and noticed that fonts in browser looks worse. It bacame jagged (sharp) as if Clear Type was disabled in my system but I checked it and it is turned on. Also I don't see this problem in other browsers, Edge or IE, only in Firefox. Could it be a bug with latest update or what is it?

Asked by Vitaliy1993 prije 1 sedmicu

Last reply by Vitaliy1993 prije 6 dana

Firefox no longer allowing me to access some log in windows eg PayPal

I hardly know how to describe the problem I've been having but I'm fed up with it! Just now I was in a site to purchase an item and clicked to go through PayPal. I could … (pročitajte više)

I hardly know how to describe the problem I've been having but I'm fed up with it! Just now I was in a site to purchase an item and clicked to go through PayPal. I could enter all my log in details for PayPal but it would not open the PayPal site. This has happened every time I've tried to use PayPal lately. I then have to go and use Edge and do my purchase through there, no problem at all.

Often when I've tried to open a log in window that opens in a separate pop up style window, that window will only open as a tiny window in the top left corner. I have to drag the bottom and sides to get it big enough to fill out. Then when you enter that info ready for the next section, it reverts right back to the tiny window once more. I've done all sorts of things in my settings and mostly no change. I did however get the bank log in window to stop doing it and work properly.

Another issue is the correct time for me here in Aust is no longer being recognised in some cases. One is the Track My Hours App. I enter 'Start now' and it says 6:55 AM when it's actually 4:55 PM on my computer clock! It is not the App as I now use it in Edge as well and it is fine there. I never used to have this problem with the much earlier versions of Firefox, it only started a month or so ago when I got a new computer with the latest version installed, at that stage I think it was 72 and I had other problems as well that finally got sorted.

I really want to continue using Firefox but can't do so with several sites and then waste a lot of time swapping over to another browser. I have version 83 now.

Can anyone please help!!! Thanks.

Asked by CH prije 1 sedmicu

Last reply by CH prije 3 dana

Usually cannot access Yahoo unless delete yahoo cookies

Yahoo.com is my home page. Most times (but not always) I cannot access it unless I go into privacy and security and delete the yahoo cookies. (Just sits at new page wit… (pročitajte više)

Yahoo.com is my home page. Most times (but not always) I cannot access it unless I go into privacy and security and delete the yahoo cookies. (Just sits at new page with 3 dots moving.) I mean won't open yahoo when firefox starts, if I use the home button, or type yahoo.com in address bar. Am on Windows 10 using Firefox 83.0 64-bit. I don't want to delete all my cookies on exit, so am at a loss.

Asked by cohnveno prije 6 dana

Last reply by cohnveno prije 6 dana

Firefox Save As and Open Navigation / Explorer Pane Reset?

Hello, I have been writing a .bat file, as well as experimenting with ShellBags in order to default Windows Explorer navigation pane settings and folder views / types to … (pročitajte više)

Hello,

I have been writing a .bat file, as well as experimenting with ShellBags in order to default Windows Explorer navigation pane settings and folder views / types to default.

Currently, I have the .bat file configured to remove the NavPane (HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Modules\NavPane) and Sizer (HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Modules\GlobalSettings\Sizer) registry folders / items (As these are automatically regenerated with default values by Windows), as well as myriad ShellBag items and Desktop.ini files. It then restarts Windows Explorer.

This .bat script, however, does not seem to default any customization made within Firefox's Save As window(s).

For example, if I right-click an image, then select Save Image As, and then proceed to drag the explorer panes to be excessively wide, then exit Firefox, upon running the .bat file, the excessively wide navigation / explorer panes remain excessively wide. They do not default.

Does Firefox store this pane customization information somewhere else? Can this be defaulted?

Thank you!

Asked by puddlecheese prije 6 dana

Print Edit hangs in Suspend mode

Whenever I click on Print Edit WE button the edit page opens but all the buttons are inactive and the PE button in the toolbar shows SUS for suspend. Nothing I do fixes i… (pročitajte više)

Whenever I click on Print Edit WE button the edit page opens but all the buttons are inactive and the PE button in the toolbar shows SUS for suspend. Nothing I do fixes it. I've removed and reinstalled the lastest version of PE from the add-on web page 3 or 4 times. A right click on the PE button drops down a menu but the one I need, Edit, puts PE into suspend mode. What could be causing this? I'm running FF 83.0, 64 bit, Windows 10 Pro. Print Edit has always worked before. Does the latest version have a bug? Or does FF maybe have a bug?

Asked by idahouser prije 6 dana

Last reply by idahouser prije 6 dana

Firefox removes last letters when searching through address bar.

I didn't mind this bug in about a week ago, but it is sufficiently annoying enough. The firefox is deleting last letter consists of my locale, hangul, when I search it th… (pročitajte više)

I didn't mind this bug in about a week ago, but it is sufficiently annoying enough. The firefox is deleting last letter consists of my locale, hangul, when I search it through address bar.

It occurs when searching more than 2 words. Precisely, conditions are two. 1. one or more space bar between two words. 2. the last word has more than one letter.

ex) ㄱ ㄴㄷ(enter) --(when searching through address bar)--> ㄱ ㄴ

It is resolved by adding space bar or move the cursor to the right of the letter. So you can't reproduce it with just copying that words. You need to search with korean locale keyboard to reproduce that bug. Anyway, it's still annoying doing things what I should not do with the previous version.

Asked by sexydoveo2jam prije 6 dana

how eliminate empty white space on google, etc in browser?

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this and havent found anything in my google seartch settings, or firefox options or my PC's display settings, it might be right … (pročitajte više)

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this and havent found anything in my google seartch settings, or firefox options or my PC's display settings, it might be right in front of me but I just cant figure it out.

On some pages, for example, when I do a google search on firefox, there is a ton of blank white space not used. Like it has a narrow page margin or something? I'm attaching a screenshot of what I mean. You can see half the screen is just white, how can I fix it so the display isnt so narrow? Not all pages have the blank space problem, for example outlook.com has no such issue.

Thank you in advance for helping me

Asked by vegetalove prije 6 dana

Page zooming

Hi! Since today, when I was doing the "pinch to zoom" gesture on my touchpad, the browser behaved the same as if i did Ctrl + "+". Now it just zooms on the area around t… (pročitajte više)

Hi!

Since today, when I was doing the "pinch to zoom" gesture on my touchpad, the browser behaved the same as if i did Ctrl + "+". Now it just zooms on the area around the cursor. Any help?

Please see the referenced pictures Thanks.

Asked by marius_1296 prije 6 dana

Unable to sign in to YouTube

I can still access and play YouTube videos but I can't sign in - which I need to do to see the videos I've subscribed to and notifications of when new videos are released… (pročitajte više)

I can still access and play YouTube videos but I can't sign in - which I need to do to see the videos I've subscribed to and notifications of when new videos are released. When I attempt to sign in, a screen comes up with what looks like stacked TV screens (see attached image) and "Oops! Something went wrong." That's all I get. I've checked to see if it's an issue with my virus software (Quick Heal) and they advise me it's a browser issue. I've made sure I have the latest version of the browser and I've cleared all history and cookies. Any ideas how to fix this? Thank you. (Please use plain English, I don't speak Computer!)

Asked by downshifterx2 prije 1 sedmicu

Last reply by downshifterx2 prije 5 dana

Volume Mixer showing Firefox is receiving microphone input

Hello, thank you for taking the time to check this out. I was closing the volume mixer after I no longer needed it and realized that Firefox was showing levels go up when… (pročitajte više)

Hello, thank you for taking the time to check this out.

I was closing the volume mixer after I no longer needed it and realized that Firefox was showing levels go up whenever I spoke into my microphone. I had been using it before to chat, but not on Firefox at all during the session at the time. No music or videos were playing in any of my tabs. After a while, it no longer picked it up, but I know for certain that there was no output of sound coming from my computer. I haven't been able to replicate it yet, but it does worry me.

Asked by danielsibaro prije 6 dana

Firefox Relay - 2 emails forwarded from alias but not received

I decided to use Firefox Relay on an e-commerce site to purchase software codes but I never received he email with the codes. According to Firefox Relay 2 emails were for… (pročitajte više)

I decided to use Firefox Relay on an e-commerce site to purchase software codes but I never received he email with the codes. According to Firefox Relay 2 emails were forwarded but none were received (not in junk either).

Is there any way to recover the forwarded emails?

Peter

Asked by peterbutlin1 prije 6 dana

Redirects. The net gives instrutions on how to block 'redirects' but they are 'out of date'

When a URL no longer exits, I get a 'redirect' and even it it does, sometimes it "steps on' the correct URL and several attempts are needed to get the correct URL to stic… (pročitajte više)

When a URL no longer exits, I get a 'redirect' and even it it does, sometimes it "steps on' the correct URL and several attempts are needed to get the correct URL to stick. The "net" gives instructions of: Step 1: Click the "Tools" menu tab in your Firefox browser and select "Options." Step 2: Select "Advanced" from the list of options at the top of the window.

But in Firefox release 83.xxx, "ADVANCED" option does not exist or I can not SEE it. Any idea on how to 'BLOCK REDIRECTS' and just get an error instead?

OR SIMPLE BLOCK URLS one just does not like without using the PARENTAL CONTROLS.

Asked by jagman55 prije 6 dana

Enhanced Tracking disable not working?

Hi everyone, I've recently migrated to a new laptop and noticed, after setting up Firefox, that Twitter embeds weren't working on some websites. After some investigation,… (pročitajte više)

Hi everyone,

I've recently migrated to a new laptop and noticed, after setting up Firefox, that Twitter embeds weren't working on some websites. After some investigation, it seems related to my Enhanced Tracking Settings.

For example, I can get the embeds to appear if I change my Enhanced Tracking Settings to Standard, or if I set them to Custom and disable either of the following:

  • Tracking cookie protection
  • Tracking content protection

Interestingly, leaving the Enhanced Tracking settings as Strict (or Custom equivalent), and disabling Enhanced Tracking Protection for the particular site, doesn't work ...

Is this a bug? Or have I misunderstood how this (exception) mechanism works?

Here's the page I was looking at: https://www.vice.com/en/article/4ad3qp/donald-trump-tiny-desk-electoral-college

Could someone else try experimenting with their settings and see what renders on that article?

Best regards, Ed

Asked by Ed prije 6 dana

pop-downs

My allowed pop-ups (java pop-ups) for some reason now arrive as pop-downs. I am working with multiple screens and in multiple windows. And instead of expected small win… (pročitajte više)

My allowed pop-ups (java pop-ups) for some reason now arrive as pop-downs. I am working with multiple screens and in multiple windows. And instead of expected small window appearing at the top of the active window each pop-up appears UNDERNEATH active window and exactly of the same size. and it is a headache to find it after. Any solution?

Asked by tina.molodtsova prije 6 dana

Been having issue such as youtube suggestion, comment with return error and hotmail certificate issue

Ok, been having these issue like for a really long time, gaving up and switched to chrome for that time being and now even chrome has some bad issue so I am attempting to… (pročitajte više)

Ok, been having these issue like for a really long time, gaving up and switched to chrome for that time being and now even chrome has some bad issue so I am attempting to switch back. I know a lot of us are having the same problem with Kaspersky internet security, they said the next patch would fix it and I am sure the patch arrived. But firefox still has the above issue, and let me clarify the issues; youtube becoming weird, limited suggestion, and sometime shows I am not signed in which I am, and if you keep refreshing it, it would go back and forth in between your account and not signed in.... moreover, I can't type any comment, always with a returned error.... and finally, whenever I am logging in into my hotmail, my machine keeps prompting for security certificate clarification or something.... please help, its been a long while, trying to reinstall both the firefox and chrome, they both still have their respective issues..... thank you

Keith

Asked by keithaqua prije 5 dana

Windows startup - loosing Firefox Login Issue

Recently, when I start my Windows 10Pro desktop and I bring up Firefox or click on a URL in an Outlook mail (which starts Firefox), I notice I am logged out of Firefox an… (pročitajte više)

Recently, when I start my Windows 10Pro desktop and I bring up Firefox or click on a URL in an Outlook mail (which starts Firefox), I notice I am logged out of Firefox and have to re-login into my account. I am currently using Firefox version 83.0. This behavior may have started a month or so ago(it is now Nov,29, 2020) before I really started to pay attention to this issue.

Of course during the last several months there have been Windows updates and Firefox updates, so it is difficult to pin this down to a specific set of circumstances.

Once I login into my account, I can close Firefox and re-open or re-start Firefox and I am logged in automatically, as I have always been before. Now when I power off the desktop and re-start the next day I am logged out of my Firefox account.

The only add-ons I have are Ghostery and Google translate.

Any idea what is going on here or what to check for? Thanks.

Asked by StPete prije 5 dana

Open in New Tab breaks sometimes, clicking link doesn't always work first time, page stops loading before finished, etc...

1: Sometimes when middle-clicking a link to open it in another tab, it will open the new tab with the address of the link I clicked, in the background, but not load it at… (pročitajte više)

1: Sometimes when middle-clicking a link to open it in another tab, it will open the new tab with the address of the link I clicked, in the background, but not load it at all.

2: Sometimes when clicking a link (to open in the current tab), it does nothing at all, or selecting an option in a dropdown box won't refresh the page with the new information (for example, zandesk dropdown menus for bug reporting for a developer's game will select the item, but not reload the page with the now relevant boxes to fill out- happens everywhere, noticed it there).

3: Pages will stop loading before they've actually finished loading, like Firefox is cancelling the load because "it's taking too long". I have 400kbps, Firefox, I'm in no rush to STOP loading a page that I'm trying to load...

Asked by tha.destroyah prije 5 dana