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Browser Completely Unresponsive

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be … (read more)

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be stuck loading until I restarted Firefox. I tried restarting my computer as well, but that didn't work either, as the issue just came back within a few hours.

Sooo I went to google to search for answers. I got to a forum (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/881250) that seemed promising, and edited my network.http.max-connections value from 900 to 48, as the chosen answer suggested. I figured if it didn't work, I could always just change it back.

How wrong I was.

Not only did it not work, it prevented me from doing anything. Now when I open Firefox, nothing loads. I can see the toolbar, search bar, and my bookmarks, but the actual screen is blank. No widgets with my frequently visited sites and some news stories, no homepage, just blankness. When I enter a url or do a random search or even try to open about:config, nothing happens. It doesn't even show a loading icon.

I attempted to refresh Firefox, but it got stuck in the loading stage, which I attributed to my already breaking it somehow. So I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. But no dice. It's still entirely unresponsive.

Any help would be appreciated. Please keep in mind I'm largely computer illiterate!

Asked by hanentr 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 20 minutes ago

Okay to copy profile from Win 10 to Win 11 and then back to Win 10?

I'm currently using a Windows 10 desktop computer most of the time, but will need to use a Windows 11 laptop for research travel several times over the next several month… (read more)

I'm currently using a Windows 10 desktop computer most of the time, but will need to use a Windows 11 laptop for research travel several times over the next several months.

Will it be possible to copy my profile from Win 10 to the Win 11 computer, use the Win 11 computer for a few weeks, and then copy the profile back to the Win 10 computer?

Or is there something different about Firefox working with Win 10 or Win 11 that would keep this from working for me?

(BTW: Using Sync would probably not be feasible.)

Advice will be much appreciated!

Asked by K in NC 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 25 minutes ago

Downloading with Firefox stops several times.

Downloading with Firefox stops repeatedly and is very annoying. Sometimes first get the following message that Firefox "..nloads\CZ5EEAZM.exe.part could not be saved, bec… (read more)

Downloading with Firefox stops repeatedly and is very annoying.

Sometimes first get the following message that Firefox "..nloads\CZ5EEAZM.exe.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Please try again later, or contact the administrator of the server. " (see sattach creenshot)


After pressing repeat too many times, the file will finally be downloaded. Sometimes it doesn't work and Firefox crashes.

Question, who recognizes the problem and more importantly how do I solve it?

Systeminfo: Editie Windows 10 Home Versie 21H2 Installatiedatum ‎8-‎12-‎2021 Build van besturingssysteem 19044.1889 Ervaring Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4180.0

Firefox version 103.0.2 (64-bits)

Asked by Diederik-_- 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

show sound icon on playing tab without having to hover it, just like opera does out of the box.

it's extremely annoying to have to stop what i'm doing and play "lets find the active tab" when i have tons of youtube videos qued in open tabs. in opera, the logic is th… (read more)

it's extremely annoying to have to stop what i'm doing and play "lets find the active tab" when i have tons of youtube videos qued in open tabs. in opera, the logic is there out of the box, but in firefox, it doesn't exist. why such logic wouldn't exist is beyond me, but i see this as an annoying problem that needs fixed. i want to simply glance up at the tabs and see which one is playing without having to spend time digging through the open tabs to find the one that's playing or having to freakin memorize which one it was i don't have time for that.

i followed the guide in this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1291998 i did exactly everything as instructed but it did absolutely nothing, no change at all.

Asked by seikavx 2 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 hour ago

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 2 months ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 hours ago

change homepage when opening new tab

hello, i would like to change what page shows up when i open a new tab (to the you.com page), i tried new tab override but then the adress bar on top has the url i opened… (read more)

hello, i would like to change what page shows up when i open a new tab (to the you.com page), i tried new tab override but then the adress bar on top has the url i opened chose which is very inconvenient

Asked by yoav.other 13 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 7 hours ago

youtube doesn't play

Hi! For the past month or so, some youtube clips keeps on loading and do not play. When I switch to another video, it either plays or keeps loading again. Refreshing th… (read more)

Hi!

For the past month or so, some youtube clips keeps on loading and do not play.

When I switch to another video, it either plays or keeps loading again. Refreshing the page doesn't help. Clearing data (cookies, site data, and cache) do not help either. The only solution is to close the window which I'd rather not have to do every time. There doesn't seem to be any rule to the types of clips that plays or doesn't. Any ideas?

I'm using windows 10. Firefox is the latest 103.0.2 (64-bit). Thank you!

Asked by doritos 10 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 hours ago

Firefox disabling or refusing to accept cookies

website for example like VK - https://vk.com i can't never sign in/log in.. it keeps telling me The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection… (read more)

website for example like VK - https://vk.com i can't never sign in/log in.. it keeps telling me The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to login.vk.ru.

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

i tried to - delete cookies - delete history - add exception (vk.ru/vk.com) to Cookies and Site Data - private Mode - disable HTTPS-Only Mode - reinstall firefox but still like some other website the same problem.... plz help these websites work fine -- by using other Browsers i can login

Asked by Mostafa Zayed 6 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

Thumbnail failure

The thumbnails on the Firefox page used to take me to the thumbnail home page. Recently this became inconsistent, now the thumbnails try to take me to their home page bu… (read more)

The thumbnails on the Firefox page used to take me to the thumbnail home page. Recently this became inconsistent, now the thumbnails try to take me to their home page but the process stops. I have already refreshed Firefox and that did not help. Then I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. The thumbnails come up but their functionality is still broken. How do I fix this problem?

Asked by kfarley1 15 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 8 hours ago

bookmarks missing

I was using windows 8.1 and i had sync all bookmarks. Now i have upgraded to windows 10 and have installed Firefox and have sync to same account but no bookmarks are show… (read more)

I was using windows 8.1 and i had sync all bookmarks. Now i have upgraded to windows 10 and have installed Firefox and have sync to same account but no bookmarks are showing. please help me out.

Asked by debu.tc 15 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 8 hours ago

Nuance Dragon Pro Extension to use Firefox browser w Voice command

Hi Firefox support I am using Nuance Dragon Professional and trying to install the Dragon extension into Firefox. This is because I am disabled and my hands do not work w… (read more)

Hi Firefox support

I am using Nuance Dragon Professional and trying to install the Dragon extension into Firefox. This is because I am disabled and my hands do not work well See this link https://dnsriacontent.nuance.com/13/setup/ffinstall.html?lang=ENX&browser=firefox

When I hit the install the extension button on the screen nothing happens

I did check to see if this extension was in the Mozilla Firefox extension library and no success

I can make this work with Google Chrome but I would prefer to stick with Firefox Chris Gullett - cg@printstar.biz

Asked by cg12 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 9 hours ago

choppy video and high cpu usage

Hi I am running Firefox 103 on my lenovo thinkpad T570 running windows 10. Streaming any video (e.g. BBC iPlayer or GCN+ or any source I have tried) Video very choppy, fr… (read more)

Hi I am running Firefox 103 on my lenovo thinkpad T570 running windows 10. Streaming any video (e.g. BBC iPlayer or GCN+ or any source I have tried) Video very choppy, freezes for several seconds while audio continues as normal. this is essentially unusable. Task manager shows firefox running at 70% or more I have tried all the power management settings and that makes no difference. The Nvidia Gforce940 appears not to be used at all. All my drivers are up to date I have tried firefox troubleshoot mode, which makes no difference full screen mode or not makes no difference (its a 4k screen so I wondered if it was doing some kind of upscaling) makes no difference whether I run on external monitor or internal. Also makes no difference whether the laptop is connected to my thunderbolt dock or not. I can run the same content side by side in Chrome. Chrome displays the video smoothly with no glitches at all and consumes around 16% CPU (still no Nvidia GPU utilisation)

This problem does not happen on my other PC, a 5 year old Intel NUC, with i5 cpu, also running win 10 connected to my TV.

If i can't fix this I will have to very reluctantly revert to Chrome for video streaming I havent worked uot how to obtain the troubleshooting info to share but happy to do this if necessary

many thanks John

Asked by jcpw 6 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 18 hours ago

Firefox changed the way it displays url suggestions

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com . I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of F… (read more)

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com .

I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of Firefox's updates and now, as soon as I type the "y", Firefox suggests Youtube.com . I go to Yahoo.com a hundred times for any one time I might visit Youtube and Yahoo would come first alphabetically so I would assume it would "suggest" Yahoo before Youtube.

My guess is that Firefox decides on which site is more popular during daily browsing but this was not the case before.

I have tried several methods to attempt to control the order the suggestions appear but Youtube still autocompletes as soon as I type the "y".

Any way to change this to my liking? Or is this just the way it is and will be?

I've attached a screenshot but I edited it to obliterate a few id's and personal information from the example url's.

Asked by caladie 1 week ago

Last reply by RobertJ 18 hours ago

Get older UI of firefox back

Hi Firefox For the past few updates you have changed your user interface (UI) from time to time and I have to say I am not really a fan of any of the new ones. However, i… (read more)

Hi Firefox

For the past few updates you have changed your user interface (UI) from time to time and I have to say I am not really a fan of any of the new ones. However, it was once possible to get some add ons like "classic theme restorer 1.4.5" to restore the older more compact and efficient look of firefox. However, I can't find any of those sort of add ons anymore and trying to manually change the look, revert settings and so many more options suggested on the internet is clunky, inefficient and quite frustrating to try and make work.

Is there any way to revert the UI back to a more classic look like in Firefox 89 (or the one from the verison attached in the image) rather than these newer "messy" ones, or will you hopefullt implement a function in the future where one can select an older UI for the browser? I can see from forums, discussions and more online that I am not the only one who wishes there was a way to get an older UI back as the newer ones, in my opinion are no way near as good as the older ones.

Hope you can help with this

Best Regards Klaus

Asked by Karlsen-97 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 18 hours ago

08/13/22 = Missing Firefox icon on taskbar

I haven't used this laptop (Win10) in a few days, but FFox just updated to 103.0.2 and the icon in the taskbar is no longer there. It's a "blank page" looking thing. Wow.… (read more)

I haven't used this laptop (Win10) in a few days, but FFox just updated to 103.0.2 and the icon in the taskbar is no longer there. It's a "blank page" looking thing. Wow. After years of having FFox in my taskbar, I'm surprised by how disorienting this is. LOL.

I unpinned from the taskbar, and the icon appeared for a half second before it went away. Re-pinned, and the blank page icon is back. Creating a shortcut for the desktop works just fine, but I'm used to the taskbar.

Obviously, I can deal with this, but I thought y'all should know that this broke in the last update. At least, for me, it did.

Thanks,

 -- Lucy

Asked by xyz10 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 21 hours ago

Failing to login to my Netspend.com account ?

Hello I am continuing to fail logging in to my Netspend.com account. I am logging in with the correct Username and Password recognized by NetSpend. I have removed the cac… (read more)

Hello

I am continuing to fail logging in to my Netspend.com account. I am logging in with the correct Username and Password recognized by NetSpend. I have removed the cache. I have investigated if cookies relative to this NetSpend address are blocked. None are. NetSpend support shows no error with my account, on their computers. And, they have no control of cookies.

Would you suggest what I can modify to be successful in logging into my account in NetSpend.com from my Desktop computer ?

NetSpend technical support suggested not to SAVE my Password or Username, having Firefox as my operating browser, proposing Firefox will revert to a former password, unseen by me; thereby not allowing me entry into my NetSpend account.

                   Respectfully
                      Michael

Asked by Michael Kevin 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 22 hours ago