Opening link in new tab or window does nothing

I typically have several tabs open in Firefox to quickly go from one website to the other. It seems like after a while or if I have more than a couple tabs already open,… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I typically have several tabs open in Firefox to quickly go from one website to the other. It seems like after a while or if I have more than a couple tabs already open, clicking on a link or choosing a bookmarked site to open a new tab does nothing. By nothing I mean the tab will open with the URL displayed, but FF is not actively trying to connect to the requested URL. The stop and refresh buttons are grayed out. My only course of action is to close that tab and try again, which typically just repeats the previous steps. It's not website dependent because once this begins happening, any attempt to open a website in a new tab hangs.

I do not remember if attempts to open new websites in existing tabs are successful as I cannot duplicate the problem right now. The only think I know that's successful it to close FF and restart it. When I close the program and reopen it, I notice quite frequently that I get a message that FF is already open so I tell it to close and reopen. Also, the last time this problem happened was a few minutes ago and I had four tabs open. I noticed that there were TEN separate processes running, all called "firefox.exe". Opening an error-free, single-tab instance of FF resulted in four separate processes running. Right now, I have two tabs open - the one in which I'm writing this question plus another, static page. This is resulting in SEVEN separate processes running!

I have not attempted to refresh FF yet as I currently don't want to hassle with all the customization I've done and most likely forgotten how to do.

I'm running Win7 Pro with 16GB. Thanks for the help!

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firefox closing itself randomly

The firefox browser has been closing itself recently, quite often aswell(2 times a day minimum). No crash reports, nothing like that afterwards either. when i reopen the … (Lesen Sie mehr)

The firefox browser has been closing itself recently, quite often aswell(2 times a day minimum). No crash reports, nothing like that afterwards either. when i reopen the browser it continues where i left off. i use the duckdugo extention if that may play a role in it.

Any ideas?

All the best!

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There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. We only get an icon when the process is done.

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Thank you.

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Main Facebook page not loading properly, but login page works and it does work in incognito mode.

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Facebook page shop not opening with firefox?

My sister have a facebook page with shop that I help her manage, but for some reason lately we can't access the "shop" tab of the page with firefox. We are getting The pa… (Lesen Sie mehr)

My sister have a facebook page with shop that I help her manage, but for some reason lately we can't access the "shop" tab of the page with firefox.

We are getting The page isn’t redirecting properly error. I cleaned cookies and cache, even tried a new private window, nothing. I tried opening in edge and everything worked like no problem.

The page is the following. https://www.facebook.com/hadrastico/shop

We experienced problems both in my workstation and my sister's laptop that also use firefox (latest version, windows 10 up to date).

Any idea? Should I fill a bug or something?

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When Firefox has been running for some time it becomes very unresponsive. This is a very well known and very longstanding problem. The only solution is to simply restart … (Lesen Sie mehr)

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Is there any way to restart Firefox WITH those tabs ?!?!??!?!

After more than ten very satisfactory years of Firefox use do I really have to switch to another browser that doesn't require constant restarts and pray that I can find equivalent privacy and ad-blocking extensions ?

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I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I reall… (Lesen Sie mehr)

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