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''We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session"

On bootup firefox opens a single window which says the following: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back." We are having trouble restoring your last browsi… (read more)

On bootup firefox opens a single window which says the following:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back." We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

The restore function succeeds in restoring 6 windows from the prior session, but this notice keeps appearing on every bootup.

Here are a few relevant details from about: config

  • browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes (is set to 1)
  • browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash (is set to true)
  • No 3rd party third party cleaning software
  • Two extensions, tab stash and tree tabs
  • There are no entries in about:crash for this event

Have been using Firefox from 2004 with 5-10 open windows which appear on bootup as they existed from the prior session. This is the first occurance of this error. Appreciate your support. Here are a few system details:

1.) 28gb ram 2.) Linux ~ LMDE 5 (Elsie) 3.) Firefox ESR 115.8 (oesr) 64 bit.

Asked by josborne1 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 hours ago

Firefox not printing frame contents within webpage

Running Windows 10 and Firefox 102.9.0esr 64-bit. I seem to have affected the print facility so that the contents of a frame within a webpage do not print. The frame cont… (read more)

Running Windows 10 and Firefox 102.9.0esr 64-bit. I seem to have affected the print facility so that the contents of a frame within a webpage do not print. The frame contents do show on the preview screen but then disappear when the Print button is pressed and they are not printed. The rest of the webpage is printed OK. Typically this happens to the 'Sellers Description' on an Ebay item. I have upgraded to Firefox 115.7.0esr but this has not fixed the problem. The print works fine on another machine running Windows 10 and Firefox 91.6.0esr 64-bit. Is there a way to get the full print back? Regards, LRB

Asked by lyn.bennett6 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 hours ago

Videos Not Playing Since Update Firefox Release 122.0.1

Since the new update for some reason, videos on some websites are no longer loading as they used to. The big sites like YouTube and Netflix are fine though others are giv… (read more)

Since the new update for some reason, videos on some websites are no longer loading as they used to. The big sites like YouTube and Netflix are fine though others are giving error codes.

(Error Code: 102630) is a common one, even after going through the guides online to get it working nothing works.

The other thing I've noticed is: Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG This also comes up on some web players. Same again, nothing works trying to fix it.

Something changed during update 122.0.1 ?? Any Help or Ideas would be great. :)

Asked by Fox1001 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Firefox crashes

Whenever firefox has multiple tabs open and on any single tab youtube is running i find youtube to crash lag and even crack itself by audio playing with struck video. FYI… (read more)

Whenever firefox has multiple tabs open and on any single tab youtube is running i find youtube to crash lag and even crack itself by audio playing with struck video. FYI the same issue is not experienced in other browsers like brave for instance . I hope you provide attention to this problem and solve this issue as soon as possible and as I mostly use firefox to browse and use its dev tools.

Asked by aftab98856 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 hours ago

2.1gb of Ram used by Firefox

Firefox uses 2.1gb of RAM with 6 tabs opened which is far more than it ussualy does and it sometimes just jumps to 2.5gb. ((Fore the Image) My task manager is in german s… (read more)

Firefox uses 2.1gb of RAM with 6 tabs opened which is far more than it ussualy does and it sometimes just jumps to 2.5gb. ((Fore the Image) My task manager is in german so Arbeitsspeicher=RAM)

Asked by Kiro 8 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 8 hours ago

Why do changing ads on Washington Post keep freezing my computer screen (Macs 12.7.2)? I don't have an ad blocker installed.

I thought I could turn off my ad blocker just for the Washington Post, but I discovered upon searching that I don't have an ad blocker installed. So why does the page fre… (read more)

I thought I could turn off my ad blocker just for the Washington Post, but I discovered upon searching that I don't have an ad blocker installed. So why does the page freeze up when the ad at the side of my screen changes? This doesn't seem to happen on any of the other sites I use.

Asked by mmartha61 3 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 9 hours ago

Tab to Amazon search broken

Prior to a few days ago I could type "Ama" into the address bar and then press Tab to start search Amazon. However, it now goes to a recent history item instead (see imag… (read more)

Prior to a few days ago I could type "Ama" into the address bar and then press Tab to start search Amazon. However, it now goes to a recent history item instead (see image). How do I fix this?

Asked by LongDuck 11 hours ago

Last reply by LongDuck 11 hours ago

How to debug FF startup, not using the profiler? After reboot, FF always takes 14 minutes to start the first time.

I run the latest Firefox (v122.0.1) on Windows 11. Since last week, FF takes 14 minutes to start the first time after a boot. :-( Usually FF starts in ~3 seconds. … (read more)

I run the latest Firefox (v122.0.1) on Windows 11.

Since last week, FF takes 14 minutes to start the first time after a boot. :-( Usually FF starts in ~3 seconds.

I reboot the laptop. I wait a minute. I start FF. Nothing happens for 14 minutes. Finally the browser window suddenly appear and everything is working normally. I exit FF (no remaining firefox.exe processes are running). I start FF again. Now it starts immediately as usual. :-) But: I reboot and start FF. Again, it takes 14 minutes to start. This is reproduceable every time.

I haven't tried to *solve* this by refreshing FF or simillar. Right now I'm more interested in debugging this and finding out what is wrong.

I found https://profiler.firefox.com/docs/#/./guide-startup-shutdown which states how to automatically start the profiler at startup.

12:40 I boot the computer, login and wait a minute. 12:43 I start CMD.EXE and run:

 cd c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
 set MOZ_PROFILER_STARTUP=1
 set MOZ_PROFILER_STARTUP_ENTRIES=20000000
 set MOZ_PROFILER_STARTUP_INTERVAL=100

12:44 I run:

 firefox.exe

No GUI appear. (it won't appear until 14 minutes later) I open the Task Manager and see one (1) firefox.exe process, taking 0% cpu. (pid 17668) 12:48 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:50 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:52 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:54 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:56 One more process running for a few seconds. Commandline is just "c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", no more options. 0% CPU. 12:58 The browser GUI finally appear. Everything is now normal. It is showing one (1) tab with my start-page (google) just as it should. (my Task Manager now show 12 FF processes running, with various options) 12:59 I click the icon to stop the profiling.

I open the profile. [Profile Info] says:

 Recording started: Sat 17 Feb 2024 12:58
 Recording length: 1m12s 

So my profiling data don't show what happens between 12:44 to 12:58 :-(

Just for the sake of it, I'm attaching a pic of the first 10 seconds of the profile (at 12:58).

PS: Between 12:44 and 12:58 no FF window exists at all. Alt+Tab show no FF and in Task Manager I can't do any "Window" management, it is greyed out. I.e. no FF window exists for this process.

Question 1) What should I do to debug what happens between 12:44 and 12:58?

Question 2) How can it be that it takes 14 minutes to start FF from scratch (boot) while it starts quickly (~3 seconds) if it has been started once? I mean, all firefox.exe processes are gone when I exit FF, so starting FF again should be like starting from scratch, but apparently something is different.

Question 3) Is it normal that a FF, with only one tab (https://google.com/), run 12 processes in Task Manager?

Asked by elofu17 6 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 11 hours ago

devtools Search in all resources slow

In devtools when i search in all resources it takes 2+ minutes to find all of the matches, while chrome is near instant, same website. theres around 200 requests. On my l… (read more)

In devtools when i search in all resources it takes 2+ minutes to find all of the matches, while chrome is near instant, same website. theres around 200 requests. On my laptop it completes faster though so im a little confused.

Asked by Alex 12 hours ago

Cannot upload photos / videos to Facebook anymore.

For some reason I can no longer upload any photos or videos to Facebook, via messenger or direct to a page / groups. I used to be able to do this previously as I was a us… (read more)

For some reason I can no longer upload any photos or videos to Facebook, via messenger or direct to a page / groups. I used to be able to do this previously as I was a user of the marketplace. My system is a modern build gaming PC running Windows 11 and using proprietrry antivirus software. I have tried mozilla troubleshooting mode, resetting firefox, removing addons, removing or halting any add block software and much more. I am at the end of my tether and will consider leaving the browser after over a decade as it is causing me issues with the groups I frequent as I cannot find a work around. It also replicates the same when I am on my android device and operating via the browers on their which is of course synced to the PC.

Many thanks and I look forward to a response that may help.

Asked by John Ritson 3 weeks ago

Last reply by John Ritson 15 hours ago

How to get rid of google account

I had one email that I linked with a mobile game but I logged off and sold it. But every time I went to google.com and clicked sign in then It pops up the old Google acco… (read more)

I had one email that I linked with a mobile game but I logged off and sold it. But every time I went to google.com and clicked sign in then It pops up the old Google account which I already sold. And I have to select new email and login again. It seemed in every time I went to google I have to re-login again. Its very bother me.

Asked by benztpk1994 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 22 hours ago

Error message: "No video with supported format and MIME type found" with mp3 files

I'm getting the error message "No video with supported format and MIME type found" with mp3 files at https://www.gatherthepeople.org/test/styled-7/page-3/ when using Fire… (read more)

I'm getting the error message "No video with supported format and MIME type found" with mp3 files at https://www.gatherthepeople.org/test/styled-7/page-3/ when using Firefox 123.0 on my M1 (ARM) iMac running OS 14.3.1; when using Firefox 123.0 on my M1 (ARM) MacBook Air running OS 14.3.1; when using Firefox 123.0 on Win 11;and when using Firefox 115.8 on my Intel MacBook Pro running OS 10.14.6.

The same mp3 files (https://www.gatherthepeople.org/test/styled-7/page-3) play without any problem with Chrome and Safari on the Mac and with Edge on Win 11 .

Thanks

Asked by Moshe ben Asher 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Unable to connect from Firefox to anything despite complete removal and reinstall

Other browsers work fine - Edge, Chrome. Firefox had been working fine and abruptly started behaving badly. I powered down my system and restarted, that's when the "Unabl… (read more)

Other browsers work fine - Edge, Chrome. Firefox had been working fine and abruptly started behaving badly. I powered down my system and restarted, that's when the "Unable to connect" started. Uninstalled and reinstalled, still happening. Uninstalled and scrubbed system of all relevant traces of Firefox (didn't meddle with minor registry entries), restarted and reinstalled. Still "Unable to connect".

I have exhausted my knowledge set and the only thing I know of that I have yet to try is monitor the ethernet stack or process activity.

Help!

Asked by mozilla-jack 1 day ago

Last reply by mozilla-jack 1 day ago

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"this page is slowing down firefox"

How can I turn this message off? Some sites I visit give me that message, it shows up when I'm typing a reply to something which pushes the page lower and fouls up my ab… (read more)

How can I turn this message off? Some sites I visit give me that message, it shows up when I'm typing a reply to something which pushes the page lower and fouls up my ability to keep typing, then if goes away, comes back, goes away ... I just want to kill the message entirely. I'm not worried about speed, there's nothing to fix, I just want the message gone.

Asked by rayandrews 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

PDF won't print full size or "Fit to Page" when printing using Firefox

When I'm viewing a PDF from within Firefox and try to print the page, it shows a smaller version between 1/2-3/4 of the size of the paper. I have "fit to page selected" … (read more)

When I'm viewing a PDF from within Firefox and try to print the page, it shows a smaller version between 1/2-3/4 of the size of the paper. I have "fit to page selected" and this doesn't change it. I try a larger than 100% scale and this doesn't change it either.

However when I download the pdf and pull it up using Acrobat it allows me to print full page, fit to page, scale, etc no problem.

Initially I thought it was my printer, but I removed and reinstalled the drivers for the printer and I don't have this issue with any other program except for printing from Firefox. It's almost like the Firefox browser has too small of a page default set so that it's fitting to a page, but the page is smaller than 8.5x11 printer paper.

How do I fix this?

Asked by marc.breen 1 day ago

Downloads in incoginto mode disappear from downloads folder when closing browser

Every time I browse incognito mode and download files (pdf mostly), then I exit the browser and my files disappear from the Downloads folder in Windows 11. It has been li… (read more)

Every time I browse incognito mode and download files (pdf mostly), then I exit the browser and my files disappear from the Downloads folder in Windows 11. It has been like this for a long time now. I have to remember to cut and paste them to another folder before shutting the browser down, but when I forget it's annoying. Can this be fixed?

Asked by zauberlita 1 day ago

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MacOS Firefox crashes when view youtube video in fullscreen

Every time I open a youtube video in fullscreen, firefox crashes. `about:crashes` says "No crash reports have been submitted." Some information about my system: Fire… (read more)

Every time I open a youtube video in fullscreen, firefox crashes. `about:crashes` says "No crash reports have been submitted."

Some information about my system:

  • Firefox version: 122.0.1 (64-Bit)
  • Macbook Pro M2
  • MacOS Sonoma 14.3.1

If there is a way to get more information that you would require (like logs) please describe how I access them, so I can share them.

Asked by a Little Otaku 3 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

web site comments

There are sites, including yahoo that all my comments are coming back as "comment failed to publish" or other sites where comment section just not there. Seemed like this… (read more)

There are sites, including yahoo that all my comments are coming back as "comment failed to publish" or other sites where comment section just not there. Seemed like this started happening after a recent Firefox update. I have contacted web sites, my protection service and they have, after research come back with problem is Firefox. If there' something I've done or not done to have this happen, let me know. It DOES NOT happen when I use, as example Edge or anyone else. Thanks......Mike

Asked by mike X 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 day ago

Access to websites

Firefox Browser 123.0 (64bit) Windows 11 Pro Lately I have been experiencing issues/difficulties to access certain websites either an security issue (eg Site needs to ve… (read more)

Firefox Browser 123.0 (64bit) Windows 11 Pro

Lately I have been experiencing issues/difficulties to access certain websites either an security issue (eg Site needs to verify the security of my internet connection. This verification process times out and of course results in not getting access. Or the following message gets displayed when accessing this site:

"The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to mynikonlife.com.au.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies"

In both the above cases I experience no difficulties, using Microsoft Edge. Is there an solution to this or do I start using MS Edge (which I do not want to)?

Asked by Barry Richter 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 day ago