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Firefox crashing when rendering maps

For the past two weeks, I've noticed that embedded maps make my browser immediately crash. I initially thought it was a Firefox problem, but I have been having a similar … (read more)

For the past two weeks, I've noticed that embedded maps make my browser immediately crash. I initially thought it was a Firefox problem, but I have been having a similar issue with Safari. This does NOT happen on my iPhone using the same two browsers. This also does not seem to effect Google Maps or embedded Google Maps, but embedded maps from other services. Anyway, I'm posting here because Firefox conveniently provides crash data, I'm not sure what else the cause could be and I'm hoping someone can help.

Two websites this has been consistently happening with are The Empire State Trail bike path (https://empiretrail.ny.gov/) and a NYC vaccine finder website (https://vaccinefinder.nyc.gov/). Firefox immediately crashes, though with the EST website it seems to be tied to the pathway of the trail being drawn (crashing after I've zoomed in a few times and the path has to regenerate). Safari doesn't totally crash, but forces a site reload and after it fails a second time says it can't display the site.

Any ideas what the issue could be? I'm on the latest version of Catalina (10.15.7), Firefox and Safari and seem to have all security updates for all.

Here's a link to the latest crash data: https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/1389c870-51cf-4790-b0a0-fd01f0211202

Asked by conrad 14 minutes ago

Firefox browser (88.0.1) - Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead

When receiving the following messages when accessing a specific URL. Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not conti… (read more)

When receiving the following messages when accessing a specific URL.

Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to xyz. If you visit this site, attackers could try to steal information like your passwords, emails, or credit card details.

Then clicking on the Advanced... button at the bottom of the popup window.

And then clicking on the Accept the Risk and Continue button.

My question is does Firefox make any changes to Internet Options or anywhere else, including within Firefox to change configurations of any type when the Accept the Risk and Continue button is clicked on?

Thank you!

Asked by TRC 49 minutes ago

Last reply by andmagdo 25 minutes ago

Trouble with email

My email is through Century Link. When I go to centurylink.net, click on email, it won't load. If I turn off the HTTPS requirement, it will ask for my login/password, but… (read more)

My email is through Century Link. When I go to centurylink.net, click on email, it won't load. If I turn off the HTTPS requirement, it will ask for my login/password, but the emails won't load, just a white screen. I have no trouble getting emails using other browsers.

Asked by dfullmer 49 minutes ago

Firefox crashing

Continuing to have issues with pinned tabs and, worse, Firefox crashing...like y'day with loss of all pinned tabs on powering up today?! Have posted issue several times … (read more)

Continuing to have issues with pinned tabs and, worse, Firefox crashing...like y'day with loss of all pinned tabs on powering up today?! Have posted issue several times with "FredMcD" being unable to help but who escalated the problem...with no response from Mozilla/Firefox! Needlessly spending a great deal of time restoring pinned tabs but sometimes cannot find them all. Does the "800 lbs" Mozilla care?

Asked by WhiteBimmer 50 minutes ago

uninstalled firefox due to error message that didn't go away with restart

Opening up firefox last week am a message saying something was wrong/couldn't proceed (I don't remember the exact text). I tried to delete the message, but it just came b… (read more)

Opening up firefox last week am a message saying something was wrong/couldn't proceed (I don't remember the exact text). I tried to delete the message, but it just came back every time blocking opening firefox. I tried to restart it, but the same blocking message reappeared. I then uninstalled it and all my files disappeared, of course. I've today reinstalled it, but no history, etc.. How can I get my original web files back? Do you have a 30 day grace period where any file can be restored like the one Microsoft has? Can I get my webfiles back at all? Please help. tmr W10 64bit

Asked by torrasmussen 1 hour ago

Last reply by torrasmussen 1 hour ago

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My microsoft "Outlook" account now requires me to sign into and open a new session when I open a new session.

After years of NO Problems, all of a sudden I am required to re-sign into Microsoft Outlook to sign in. It use to just open and be on my homepage. Using a Mac, firefox … (read more)

After years of NO Problems, all of a sudden I am required to re-sign into Microsoft Outlook to sign in. It use to just open and be on my homepage. Using a Mac, firefox 94.0.2...? This use to come up rarely, now it's every time I awaken and sign into computer.

Asked by ccstrand 16 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 14 hours ago

tab crash

I have bullseye (debian 11) and firefox-esr tab crashs when I try to listen to audio or to view any video. Here are crash report numbers: 47aaeea0-0910-d8bc-e7d5-6742f… (read more)

I have bullseye (debian 11) and firefox-esr tab crashs when I try to listen to audio or to view any video. Here are crash report numbers:

47aaeea0-0910-d8bc-e7d5-6742fa75a70c 11/28/21, 11:04 AM 3f5c0b54-2ab2-b98b-dcd5-617c3addf571 11/27/21, 1:38 PM 686af0ac-7317-ba36-3750-8d44d7f00023 11/27/21, 1:26 PM 10934b9b-4fc7-25e3-da3f-152540986257 11/27/21, 1:19 PM 121ccd93-0122-7190-1b71-513c8200ec6a 11/27/21, 11:31 AM 18de7789-5ce6-d281-a434-a276608b7a63 11/27/21, 11:26 AM

Love some solutions thanks.

Asked by williamakin 10 hours ago

Last reply by williamakin 1 hour ago

Very slow site loading due to Windows Firewall.

Hello together. I'm experiencing the same problem as discussed in this cases that is not solved yet: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1312836 https://support.m… (read more)

Hello together.

I'm experiencing the same problem as discussed in this cases that is not solved yet: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1312836 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333547 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1321038

Symptoms: After FF starting it loads pages fast enough. After several minutes of using pages start be loading very slow. Loading slowness increases until it becomes blocked continuously. Reload button has no effect. I tried everything from here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can - No effect.

Work around done: When windows is loading in Safe Mode the problem disappeared. If I disable Windows Defender Firewall the the problem disappear and appear after firewall enabling again in several minutes (same as after FF restarting) When I go to <current network settings> and switch Network Profile from Public to Private or from Private to Public the problem disappear but goes back just in several minutes (same as after FF restarting). Windows 10 Restorehealth has no effect, and reports that everything is OK with system files (DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth ) The most strange thing Windows 10 In-place Upgrade has no effect.


I found out the core of problem is that Windows Firewall is blocking FF internal interprocess communication on local TCP ports. Yes, you would say it is not possible and firewall doesn't affect local port communication but in my case it is a fact. I used the ProcessMonitor from Windows Sysinternals, and Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security log. Screenshots shows this fact. On first two lines from Firewall log you see a Local Port Communication blocking, on ports 1401 and 1400. Next Screenshot from ProcessMonitor shows (see blue colored lines) that it was exactly FF communication, where I was trying to reload a page several times.

Any ideas what to do with it? It seems like Microsoft’s way fighting a concurrent web browsers, but I hope it isn’t.

Now I use FF version 94 but the problem starts from 88. I was trying FF downgrading to version 75 with no effect.

Asked by igor19 1 day ago

Last reply by igor19 1 hour ago

Cannot Join Google Meet

I cannot join any g meet using Firefox browser but i can join using Google Chrome.Whenever I try to to join a meet link it shows "Could not start a video call because of … (read more)

I cannot join any g meet using Firefox browser but i can join using Google Chrome.Whenever I try to to join a meet link it shows "Could not start a video call because of an error."I have tried Troubleshoot Mode and I have even tried to reinstall Firefox but the same thing.I would be great if someone can find me a solution thank u.

Asked by The-Rider 5 hours ago

Last reply by The-Rider 3 hours ago

Using Firefox for silverdaddies.com

When I want to go to http://silverdaddies.com when viewing a person's profile, there is a line that tells one that they can add notes to the profile for one's own use. On… (read more)

When I want to go to http://silverdaddies.com when viewing a person's profile, there is a line that tells one that they can add notes to the profile for one's own use. On all of the other browsers, Edge and Opera there is a "Save" button to the right of the box for adding notes. I've included a photo from Edge, followed by one from Firefox. Note that the "Save" button is missing. I always open Opera or Edge when I go to that site. I hope that this can be corrected. Thank you, Frank ... ...


edited email and phone# from public and search/spam bots view as this is a community forum and not say a private chat or ticket system.

Asked by Frank 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Firefox slow to load tabs; additional login problems

Windows 10 desktop user, Firefox says that it's up to date. Background information: After running normally for most of yesterday, my computer entered sleep mode while I w… (read more)

Windows 10 desktop user, Firefox says that it's up to date.

Background information: After running normally for most of yesterday, my computer entered sleep mode while I was having dinner and then had some sort of trouble coming out of it, forcing it to restart entirely. Only Firefox and Discord were open at the time the computer entered sleep mode.

Upon restarting Firefox, however, I noticed that my tabs were loading unusually slowly even after they had allegedly finished - switching between tabs often results in white screens with the circle in the middle of them for several seconds, and there is noticeable lag when attempting to open links or type in the search bar, among other things. This problem has persisted after restarting as well as shutting the computer down entirely before rebooting it.

Troubleshoot Mode made no noticeable difference, nor did clearing the cookies and cache afterwards. However, in my subsequent attempts to relog into several sites afterwards, I was unable to do so for both Google (via Youtube; the saved email fills properly but it will not proceed to where you'd normally enter the password) and, ironically, the mozilla/firefox websites itself, which claims I do not have cookies enabled.

(Which means that, embarrassingly, I've had to use Edge just to login here and ask this question...)

All the other websites that I've tried to login to have worked, though, so I'm not sure what's going on.

Can anyone help me?

Asked by fangren3000 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Facebook posts disappear

Good morning, So, unfortunately I have to use facebook to keep updated with stuff, however, recently (its been a few months now) - when I click on the "See more" under a … (read more)

Good morning,

So, unfortunately I have to use facebook to keep updated with stuff, however, recently (its been a few months now) - when I click on the "See more" under a long post when using my laptop (I don't use FB on the mobile app) the whole post disappears.

Hope there is a way to fix this!

Have a good day!

Asked by damianshekar 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Font display problem after goingn to version 90.x

This has happened on several of my computers. Upgrading from some version of FF80 to some version of FF90 results in gibberish text. What Mac OS system fonts does Firefox… (read more)

This has happened on several of my computers. Upgrading from some version of FF80 to some version of FF90 results in gibberish text.

What Mac OS system fonts does Firefox require? I somehow got this fixed on one system, but many monthds ago, so I don't know what actually worked. I have cleaned font caches, etc. but cannot get it fixed on the latest so far. Settings are Latin, normal fonts like Georgia or Verdana.

Asked by webbykat 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Firefox Open website in new Tab sometimes not working

Hi There, we have an issue here, sometimes when we try to open a page on the new tab it will not working. This only happens after we update our firefox to version91.3.0es… (read more)

Hi There,

we have an issue here, sometimes when we try to open a page on the new tab it will not working.

This only happens after we update our firefox to version91.3.0esr(64 bit).

Could you please have a look ?

Thank you

Asked by xiaoyu.wang 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Youtube videos will not run; tried everything

I have done all the recommended solutions including Refreshing Firefox. Youtube still will not run. I just get the pic and the rotating arrow. Have to copy the url and … (read more)

I have done all the recommended solutions including Refreshing Firefox. Youtube still will not run. I just get the pic and the rotating arrow. Have to copy the url and open any other browser and paste. Mac OS vers. 11.6.1 Firefox vers. 94.0.2 64bit

Asked by rrandor 10 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

can not run walmart its jumps & I can not shop with it jumping

I go to walmart.con & O my word! the right side jump up & down I can not stop it. I have tried truning all the cookie && off in fire fox & still don't… (read more)

I go to walmart.con & O my word! the right side jump up & down I can not stop it. I have tried truning all the cookie && off in fire fox & still don't help. so I called walmart & they are lost plus they just up dated there site & now I have to call in order plus this is the only web site it does this on. so I know its not US.I have been with you over 20yrs & I will not live with out my fire fox! but this is so messed up I am lost now on what els to try.so if any one has an idea please let me know.I am not giving up my fire fox for no one!!! alisa wright og wyoming 307 331 4189 .& my pc is a new allinone hp

Asked by Wyominglady8 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago