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Thunderbird 78.2.2 very slow for 10 minutes after startup. Cpu hog when started online (15-20% CPU and flashes of 'Not responding' but nothing to download) but runs normally when started offline and then switched to online. (Win10, 3 imap and one pop3)

Hello, My Thunderbird 32bit installation upon Microsoft 10 64bit installation just upgraded itself to 7.2.2 and produced a severe performance problem after initial start… (read more)

Hello, My Thunderbird 32bit installation upon Microsoft 10 64bit installation just upgraded itself to 7.2.2 and produced a severe performance problem after initial startup. The response to attempts to navigate through the folders is very slow. The Microsoft Task Manager shows that Thunderbird is constantly busy 15-20% Cpu usage and flashes of 'Not responding' although the program has nothing to download.

There 4 accounts configured (3 imap and one pop3) and there are lots of folders with stored emails. There is one Lightening calendar configured.

The performance issue continues for about 10 minutes and then disappears so the system becomes as responsive as it was before the upgrade i.e. instantaneous.

I cannot tell you what release I was on before the upgrade. Any suggestions Patrick

Asked by patrickbrosnan1 1 month ago

Last reply by patrickbrosnan1 9 hours ago

Firefox constantly crashing over last couple of months

HI. Firefox has been regularly crashing over the last month or two. Today it's crashed 4-5 times in 10 minutes. I tried sfc /scannow just now and there were no integrity … (read more)

HI. Firefox has been regularly crashing over the last month or two. Today it's crashed 4-5 times in 10 minutes. I tried sfc /scannow just now and there were no integrity violations. I've always submitted the crash report immediately after each event, however the last few were unsubmitted when I checked the log just now, so I've submitted them too. Firefox has always been updated to the latest version. Any ideas? Cheers Ian

Asked by zobrdrool 6 days ago

Last reply by zobrdrool 4 days ago

garbled text display towards end of long page

Hi! For quite some time I run Firefox in KDE over wayland using Gentoo package. Recently I enabled webrender to fix bad flickering while loading sites, and while that wor… (read more)

Hi!

For quite some time I run Firefox in KDE over wayland using Gentoo package. Recently I enabled webrender to fix bad flickering while loading sites, and while that worked I now see garbled text display towards the end of longer web pages. I do not remember which Firefox version it was when I switched on webrender, but the issue persists through a few recent Firefox upgrades till my current 82.0 (this is Gentoo linux build)

Attached screenshot is of the bottom of this page https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.8.15 While top of page is always good looking, garbled text starts somewhere towards the end of page.

I'm not sure if this is a new issue or the same one as in bug 1667534.

Is there any easy option to fix this, or this should be filed as new bug?

Asked by igor.v.kovalenko 4 days ago

Last reply by igor.v.kovalenko 2 days ago

Thunderbird sending/receiving screen

When I opens Thunderbird, I sometimes have a problem with the sending/receiving screen (once a few days). The problem is that the upper part of the screen disappear. I c… (read more)

When I opens Thunderbird, I sometimes have a problem with the sending/receiving screen (once a few days). The problem is that the upper part of the screen disappear. I can not perform some of the operation on the screen because some of the icons on the upper part of the screen disappears. When the above problem occurs, I have the same problem with the explore screen of Windows 10 (the upper part of the explore screen disappears, which also causes a problem to me).

I am not sure this problem is a matter of Thunderbird or Windows 10. 

This problem has occurred for around two weeks. I can not find any specific reason for the problem. To solve the problem, I reinstalled the latest Thunderbird (ver. 78.3.2 (32 bit)), but the problem still exists. The screen recovers after PC is shut down and started again, but the problem occurs again after a while. I can not find when the problem occurs. It seems to me that the problem occurs suddenly. Please give me a suggestion for the solution. PS I can further send the screen with the problem as a attached document to someone who sends me a helping e-mail (for easy understanding what the problem is). Naoki Tsukamura

Asked by qu5ntkmr 1 week ago

Last reply by qu5ntkmr 5 days ago

Latest version of Firefox causing it to close on its own

Ever since version 81.0 back in September, Firefox has been closing then reopening randomly, is it possible to revert back to 80.0 as to not have this issue? As running a… (read more)

Ever since version 81.0 back in September, Firefox has been closing then reopening randomly, is it possible to revert back to 80.0 as to not have this issue? As running a scan causes Firefox to close too, even when you just opened it. Seems 81.0 is the problem, even when installed folder is added to excemptions.

Please look into this, maybe 81.3 or 82.0 will finally resolve this issue.

Asked by Niko Koppenberg 5 days ago

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,… (read more)

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!

Asked by gumby_dammit223 6 days ago

Last reply by gumby_dammit223 5 days ago

Google maps in iOS

Hi, I am running Firefox 81.0.2 on iMac with macOS 10.15.6 and I am very satisfied, but lately the search on Google Maps is returning "Server error. Please try again lat… (read more)

Hi, I am running Firefox 81.0.2 on iMac with macOS 10.15.6 and I am very satisfied, but lately the search on Google Maps is returning "Server error. Please try again later". It works fine if using Safari.

Thank you,

Luke

Asked by hdnp 1 week ago

Last reply by hdnp 5 days ago

How can I recover a lost thunderbird folder after yahoo authentication?

I followed yahoo's authentication advice in thunderbird. Once completed one of my two thunderbird folders disappeared. What a disservice by yahoo!!! I have all the thunde… (read more)

I followed yahoo's authentication advice in thunderbird. Once completed one of my two thunderbird folders disappeared. What a disservice by yahoo!!!

I have all the thunderbird data backed up. But how can I get it back into thunderbird so that it's working? Can anyone help me out with that, please?

I'm not sure but I think I had POP previously and not IMAP but I'm not sure. HOW can I find that out?

When I go into thunderbird's 'troubleshooting information' page and scroll down to the 'Mail and News Accounts' section it lists two accounts:

'account1' named '(none) 'Local Folders' using a 'Normal password' 'account3' named '(imap) imap.mail.yahoo.com:993' using 'Oauth2' authentication

Obviously the second account is the one that got activated after the yahoo authentication. It's the default account. But the first one is probably what I had prior.

I looked at the folders on my computer. There is a pop.mail.yahoo.com folder which seems to contain the missing folder/data right up to the date when I did the yahoo authentication that made it all disappear in thunderbird.

Does anyone know what I need to do next? How exactly, step by step (because I don't want to screw up more stuff), do I get that data back into my thunderbird account?

Thank you!

Asked by rolfhefti 5 days ago

Last reply by rolfhefti 2 days ago

V 78.xx - Message filter - Filtre de messages

Hi - Bonjour Since the installation of V78.xx, the message filters do not work correctly. Some work, but an email box that has 137 filters no longer responds correctly si… (read more)

Hi - Bonjour Since the installation of V78.xx, the message filters do not work correctly. Some work, but an email box that has 137 filters no longer responds correctly since switching to V78. Periodically some of these filters open a dialog box indicating that the message has not been filtered. It's three or four messages every time I open Thunderbird. If I go into the incoming folder and run each filter one by one on the left messages, they will be filtered correctly. These filters worked perfectly before the version change ... Is the number of filters limited?

Depuis l'installation de la V78.xx, les filtres de messages ne fonctionnent pas correctement. Certains fonctionnent mais une boîte de courriel qui possède 137 filtres ne réponds plus correctement depuis le passage en V78. Régulièrement certains de ces filtres ouvrent une boîte de dialogue indiquant que le message n'a pas été filtré. Il s'agit de trois ou quatre message à chaque fois que j'ouvre Thunderbird. Si je me place dans le dossier entrant et que je relance chaque filtre un par un sur les messages délaissés, il seront filtrés correctement. Ces filtres fonctionnaient parfaitement avant le changement de version... Est-ce que le nombre de filtres est limité ? Jean-Jacques

Asked by jj37fr 5 days ago

After update to firefox 80.0 pages sometimes load blank randomly

After update to firefox 80 sometimes random pages do not load. They open as blank white page with refresh button being inactive. Only way to solve this problem is close p… (read more)

After update to firefox 80 sometimes random pages do not load. They open as blank white page with refresh button being inactive. Only way to solve this problem is close page, open new tab and try to load this page again.

This is completely random, happening on all sites, opened from links on other sites, bookmarks or speed dial. No idea what could cause it. Maybe firefox has some problems with creating new process for new tab if my process limit is set to 1?

Asked by Piterk 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Piterk 2 days ago

secure conex fail

message received this evening. however, signed in without problem earlier today: "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to secure.capecodfive.com… (read more)

message received this evening. however, signed in without problem earlier today: "Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to secure.capecodfive.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

have previewed help topics particular to this problem, but not finding exact phrase. this is my online banking account. i use it regularly and often. i wanted to transfer funds. i have contacted the bank customer service, advised to clear cache and cookies, but no luck. FF autoupdates, Win7 not applying updates, prefer not using Win10.

i am over the hill and picking up speed, but need hand-holding at this point. moz help has helped before with good results. thanks for the life-preserver! elise bowen, cape cod

Asked by notanotherhero 1 week ago

Last reply by notanotherhero 2 days ago

Email error

No matter how many times the correct password is entered / re-entered this error keeps popping up. It happens on different email accounts with no specific pattern, but fa… (read more)

No matter how many times the correct password is entered / re-entered this error keeps popping up. It happens on different email accounts with no specific pattern, but far too frequently.

How can this be fixed permanently?

Asked by wercsx 6 days ago

Last reply by wercsx 1 day ago

Scripts

Now that i have v. 81.0.2 64-Bit, the first time I opened it today i saw one of those yellow bars at the top that said that there was a script on the page. Since my emai… (read more)

Now that i have v. 81.0.2 64-Bit, the first time I opened it today i saw one of those yellow bars at the top that said that there was a script on the page. Since my email program SeaMonkey was opened too, that seemed to run busy as well as Firefox. When am I going to be able to open these programs without this business of scripts running. Neither program pays any attention to the option to stop scripts.

Asked by tightpurchaser 6 days ago

Last reply by tightpurchaser 5 days ago

Firefox will not handle Paypal transactions - or even a login to its own site here!

Hi. I was a constant user of Firefox until a year or so ago. The bloat came in and I followed the hordes to Chrome. Chrome now has similar problems, (21 instances for … (read more)

Hi. I was a constant user of Firefox until a year or so ago. The bloat came in and I followed the hordes to Chrome. Chrome now has similar problems, (21 instances for 3 sites? Really?), so I looked into Firefox once more and found it has apparently been updated. I took the plunge and reinstalled looking forward to easier browsing again. Hmmm.

I am a user of ebay and pay via Paypal. (Just saying that, I guess some of you know what is coming now.) I use Eset Internet Security which has always been very secure, easy to manage and has never given a problem with ebay or Paypal in any way with Chrome. I have it set to open a separate secure browser for Paypal transactions. Using Firefox I cannot get any Paypal transaction to complete.

It has a variety of issues which I seem to meet at random on the way. Sometimes it just refuses to start, the circling icon sits in the small secure browser screen which is empty white and spins ad infinitum. Sometimes it gets to an authentication screen with a picture of a code to type in, except the code is missing and the box is empty white. If I refresh, it shows the code but the first entry is always incorrect then the second entry, if I am offered it, is accepted and I continue to login. Once the login details have been entered and I see the message confirming the data has been sent to www.paypal.com, sometimes it stalls here again and never gets beyond that. Very occasionally I get past this and see a yellow pling with the message "Looks like this action is not supported. Please return and report this error so that we can support it in the future. (invalid client_ID or redirect_uri)". Well I am reporting it but I'm not holding my breath as this problem has been around for months if other people are to be believed.

I have cleared all cookies and caches and restarted Firefox. Nothing. I found a thread here where someone advised turning off location blocking for Paypal. No difference. Payments go through fine with Chrome so it can't be my security settings external to the browser, (Eset), and it can't be a Paypal issue. What is wrong with Firefox that such a necessary piece of functionality is either broken or is so unusual to set up that so many people, (I've searched so I have seen them), cannot make it work?

Any advice on this will be warmly welcomed.

Asked by Bordonbert 1 week ago

Last reply by Bordonbert 6 days ago

all types of menus fail to open

Just downloaded Firefox. would appreciate any suggestions menu bar, context menu, any type of drop down menu fails to open initially, only displays after a few clicks … (read more)

Just downloaded Firefox. would appreciate any suggestions

  • menu bar, context menu, any type of drop down menu fails to open initially, only displays after a few clicks
  • tooltips on particular website making portions of content (that they cover) temporarily disappear, Most likely FF issue, not website issue after investigating

I already:

 *  restarted computer twice
 *  reinstalled FF
 *  FF refresh
 *  used FF safe mode

Asked by stephenp1394 4 days ago

Last reply by stephenp1394 11 hours ago

crash "###!!! [Child][MessageChannel] Error: (msgtype=0x35010B,name=PContent::Msg_RecordDiscardedData) Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost"

With a python script I have a kiosk-like screen on which there should be a pertpetual changing (delay: 20 secs) between 3 different pages with the same URL. Works fine ..… (read more)

With a python script I have a kiosk-like screen on which there should be a pertpetual changing (delay: 20 secs) between 3 different pages with the same URL.

Works fine ... sometimes for days, sometimes for hours, then it crashes. (I don't join the entire log entries, it's some 5000 lines; so here are the always repeating lines of warnings and errors)

===========================================>

[Parent 3042, Gecko_IOThread] WARNING: pipe error: Datenübergabe unterbrochen (broken pipe): file /build/firefox-esr-HMuf61/firefox-esr-68.11.0esr/ipc/chromium/src/chrome/common/ipc_channel_posix.cc, line 727

      1. !!! [Child][MessageChannel] Error: (msgtype=0x35010B,name=PContent::Msg_RecordDiscardedData) Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

IPDL protocol Error: Received an invalid file descriptor

      1. !!! [Parent][MessageChannel] Error: (msgtype=0x1E0074,name=PBrowser::Msg_StopIMEStateManagement) Channel error: cannot send/recv
      2. !!! [Parent][MessageChannel] Error: (msgtype=0x1E008F,name=PBrowser::Msg_Destroy) Channel error: cannot send/recv

[Parent 3042, Gecko_IOThread] WARNING: pipe error (4044): Die Verbindung wurde vom Kommunikationspartner zurückgesetzt: file /build/firefox-esr-HMuf61/firefox-esr-68.11.0esr/ipc/chromium/src/chrome/common/ipc_channel_posix.cc, line 358

<===========================================

What is happening? And why? Greetings Martin

Asked by martin.schimmels 6 days ago

Android 11 "null" toast notification over and over

This issue does not happen when Google or None is used as auto fill service. Is this a known issue? It's verified on multiple Android 11 devices. How to replicate. 1. Ope… (read more)

This issue does not happen when Google or None is used as auto fill service. Is this a known issue? It's verified on multiple Android 11 devices.

How to replicate. 1. Open any app. 2. Do something that makes the keyboard popup. 3. Close app or open a other one. 4. Repete. Happens in basically all apps whenever you access keyboard.

Asked by swejuggalo 6 days ago

Local folders mostly gone replaced by empty .mozmsgs folders!!! HELP!!!

I've been using TBird for years. I backup my local folders every night using Microsofts robocopy program using it's mirroring option. Last night the logs showed most of m… (read more)

I've been using TBird for years. I backup my local folders every night using Microsofts robocopy program using it's mirroring option. Last night the logs showed most of my local folders were deleted in the backup drive, which indicates they no longer exist in the source location.

Checked it out and found many of them are gone along with their index ( .msf ) files!!!

They now appear as folders with the same base name but ending with .mozmsgs extensions. They are empty.

they still appear under local folders in TBird ( latest version ) and when I click on them the messages appear to be there.

After I click on a message, the empty folder as seen in file explorer suddenly becomes populated with files ending with the extension .wdseml Appears one file is created for each message, where before ALL the messages in the folder were stored in a file with NO EXTENSION that was viewable with notepad.

What has happened??? What caused it? How can I prevent this from happening again??

Is there anyway to recover the former file structure? ( I do have a backup, but it's from 3 days ago, so I'd loose any changes I've made ).

Asked by gsgmusicman 6 days ago

Last reply by gsgmusicman 5 days ago

Incorrect CSS

Hi, when an area was placed (Stock, or not) at the bottom if a site, there was a unwanted border at the bottom. I can See that on my personal Homepage and in many other … (read more)

Hi,

when an area was placed (Stock, or not) at the bottom if a site, there was a unwanted border at the bottom.

I can See that on my personal Homepage and in many other sites.

Google Chrome or Opera render the site correct.

See my screenshots.

Thank you, Klaus.

Asked by klaus86 5 days ago