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HIgh memory usage seems to continually increase!

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage! I can start … (read more)

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage!

I can start with a number of Tabs open & (after refreshing each Tab - to ensure it is "lice" & "active") I will get (according to Windows Task Manager) about 1,300MB in use.

Without opening up any more Tabs & without trying to run any Web-Based Videos, over a period of a few hours it will increase & increase & increase - perhaps getting up to 4,000MB!

I've cross checked with "about:performance" (to open FF's own Task Manager), to show the individual Tab usage, & that NEVER totals up to anywhere near the figures shown by the Windows Task Manager!!

Obviously, my FF is fully up to date!

Any comments!

Asked by John-B 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Volunteer signature?

I have classmates and co-workers who are trying to volunteer but would need an approved signature to sign on the volunteer document is that possible to get an E-Signiture… (read more)

I have classmates and co-workers who are trying to volunteer but would need an approved signature to sign on the volunteer document is that possible to get an E-Signiture on our document?

Asked by albertoj0320 2 years ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Mozilla charging my account, but never delivered VPN software

At this point Mozilla VPN is fake. I'm in the US, I'm apparently paying 4.99 per month for VPN service I have never received. (Checked my email, no download, checked my … (read more)

At this point Mozilla VPN is fake. I'm in the US, I'm apparently paying 4.99 per month for VPN service I have never received. (Checked my email, no download, checked my bank-account, just two charges for 4.99 from Mozilla.

I'd like a full refund at this point.

Very disappointing,

[email]@gmail.com

Asked by gM 2 years ago

Last reply by luellerbe 1 year ago

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Web Page Loads Improperly

I am continuing to have issues going to this web site. www.goldtonemusicgroup.com/goldtone. Works great on chrome but firefox fails miserably. The page needs to be downsi… (read more)

I am continuing to have issues going to this web site. www.goldtonemusicgroup.com/goldtone. Works great on chrome but firefox fails miserably. The page needs to be downsized and when you click on a link it may open it but it may be behind it but I am never able to get to it. I think possibly the last update something must have messed up. I used to be able to load it but not anymore. I have to use another browser to work with this web site. Other web sites seem to be ok. Thanks for any info.

Asked by lisotta1948 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Websites open in Firefox 84.0 but not in 85.0 after upgrade. Other browsers work fine. Windows 10

Summary: On windows 10, getting error messages on websites including big names like logitech.com after firefox updates from 84.0 to 85.0. Reinstall of 84.0 and sites wor… (read more)

Summary: On windows 10, getting error messages on websites including big names like logitech.com after firefox updates from 84.0 to 85.0. Reinstall of 84.0 and sites work again. Other major browsers also work fine.

Specific error message is: Secure Connection Failed" "An error occurred during a connection to ***websitehere***. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR." "The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified."

Troubleshooting: - I did an uninstall on the machine and deleted all mozilla folders from program files / app data followed by a fresh install of firefox 85.0 on machine, didn't help. - I uninstalled firefox again and wiped folders then installed 84.0 and turned off updates. All websites work fine. After auto update to 85.0, sites don't work again. - Cleared cache/history/etc and even created a new profile. Nothing helps. - Doesn't happen on all machines I don't think but is starting to appear on several and that number has been increasing over the last 2 days. I haven't looked to see if I could find someone's machine that has 85.0 and is working besides mine yet.

Side note: - I received a replacement laptop on Wednesday for work and did all windows updates prior to installing any programs, domain join, etc. As part of the program loadout I install, firefox is included in that list. I installed 85 available from the website and logitech.com works fine.

Ending comment: - Appears to be some kind of issue that happens right after firefox does it's update and whatever the root cause is sticks behind after an uninstall and deletion of all the folders. Maybe something in the registry?

With how many computers this is starting to show up on now, it would appear that this should be noticed by others and I wanted to reach out and make sure Mozilla is aware.

Asked by bcook6 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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firefox clogs disk

Hello. Firefox quickly takes up all the space on the SSD. After about two days of work, there is no disk space left. Closing the browser helps, but it's not comfortable. … (read more)

Hello. Firefox quickly takes up all the space on the SSD. After about two days of work, there is no disk space left. Closing the browser helps, but it's not comfortable. Windows 10 system.

Asked by vasiliev.andrey2020 2 years ago

Last reply by spdgnzls 1 year ago

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Firefox freezing on start-up?

I'm on a Mac, running the latest version of Firefox. Recently I've had some work to do that meant I wanted to keep multiple tabs open, so I changed my settings to 'restor… (read more)

I'm on a Mac, running the latest version of Firefox. Recently I've had some work to do that meant I wanted to keep multiple tabs open, so I changed my settings to 'restore previous session' so I'd get my tabs back when I turned my computer off/on.

For a few days all was going well, then Firefox crashed. I managed to get it back up again and change the setting so it wasn't trying to restore multiple tabs. But since then no luck, Firefox opens but I get the spinning wheel curser and Firefox shows as non-responsive, I have to force quit the app.

I've tried uninstalling it, still no luck. I'm writing this from Google Chrome.

Can anyone help? I much prefer Firefox, but it's currently unusable for me, and as the browser freezers I can't get into any of the settings etc.

Asked by JasmineM 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox periodically crashes several times a day over the past few months. The last few days, Firefox began to crash almost every time when i try to open absolutely diffe… (read more)

Firefox periodically crashes several times a day over the past few months. The last few days, Firefox began to crash almost every time when i try to open absolutely different web sites. All other software i use and other browsers don't crash at all.

Asked by vlad7799199 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Opening Firefox Browser Issues.

Hello, I need help. Unlike my Dell Laptop that opens when clicking "Flaming Fox" icon in Tray, my iMac version of Firefox forces me to 're-create/register' my account, '… (read more)

Hello, I need help. Unlike my Dell Laptop that opens when clicking "Flaming Fox" icon in Tray, my iMac version of Firefox forces me to 're-create/register' my account, 're-syncing/re-registering' each time. Very frustrating. Assistance would be much appreciated. There must be a simple solution that alludes me.

Asked by EOC 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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My Website Won't Load

My website ozpt.com does not load on FireFox. It works on CHROME, SAFARI, ANDROID, EDGE etc. But when i try to open in FireFox I get the spinning wheel and it won't load.… (read more)

My website ozpt.com does not load on FireFox. It works on CHROME, SAFARI, ANDROID, EDGE etc. But when i try to open in FireFox I get the spinning wheel and it won't load. Sometimes if i refresh, it will load the one page, then when i click on anther link, it won't load that new page, and back to spinning wheel.

I don't understand why I'm working on all other browsers, but not on FF?

Asked by mgrimaldi520 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Sites not loading on Firefox after visiting.

So I've been experiencing a rather annoying bug/issue, and I have a work around for it, but I would love if anyone could help me figure out the issue at hand. I couldn't … (read more)

So I've been experiencing a rather annoying bug/issue, and I have a work around for it, but I would love if anyone could help me figure out the issue at hand. I couldn't find a relevant, up to date solution for this issue.

Basically, certain websites (the most notable being Reddit) will eventually no longer load. In fact, it won't even try to load. I will click a link from a Google search, or even just type in the URL for Reddit directly, and Firefox just does nothing. No error, no loading, nothing. The tab will stay blank with the URL listed as the name of the tab. I can't seem to tell if other browsers have this issue as it requires a bit of use/time to pass, but it doesn't seem to be an issue in Explorer. It isn't JUST Reddit, but it's only a couple of sites that this occurs on.

I do have a workaround --- if I tell Firefox to "Forget This Website" - suddenly it will work again. I will be logged out and see the default page due to having deleted all saved dated - but the site will work (for maybe a day) before I have to forget it again.

If this was a once a month type issue it wouldn't be a big deal, but the fact that I have to constantly re-do my local settings because of this is frustrating.

I am running Windows 10 and my Firefox version is 85.0 (64-bit). I have tried disabling any add-ons such as my AdBlocker, however that does not fix the issue.

Asked by chrisdawgeh 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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History probably not saved

Good day, Everytime, since a few weeks, when I start a new session I have to accept cookies again with many websites. e.g. Google or De Telegraaf. Normally with the Teleg… (read more)

Good day,

Everytime, since a few weeks, when I start a new session I have to accept cookies again with many websites. e.g. Google or De Telegraaf. Normally with the Telegraaf I have to log in just once, but since a few weeks I have to log in every time. In firefox settings I have "remember history" on.

Asked by vantoor16 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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crash on download AND on upload

Since somewhere last autumn, when I download any file from any website, the browser vanishes without any warning on the moment I navigate to the destination folder. I mai… (read more)

Since somewhere last autumn, when I download any file from any website, the browser vanishes without any warning on the moment I navigate to the destination folder.

I maintain 2 websites (Joomla), and last week both required uploading a few files in Phoca Download to make them available to members. Now also on this upload the browser was completely gone when I navigated to the folder where I kept the fles.

I use Firefox since about 1995. I looked in about:Crash (first time ever), there were to reports, both unsubmitted: 69990c58-1a5c-40a3-9141-666607416103 6/22/2020, 1:23 AM e6f0688e-73e4-4c19-8e0a-01ec3c28e996 2/22/2019, 4:09 PM I have submitted them both now.

Asked by leo.tebraake 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Blank/White Page Issue

I've used Firefox for years on the same PC and one day Firefox just started only showing a white/blank screen in the browser page no matter what page I try to load. I've:… (read more)

I've used Firefox for years on the same PC and one day Firefox just started only showing a white/blank screen in the browser page no matter what page I try to load.

I've:

- scanned for malware - restarted in safemode - refreshed - cleared the cache - uninstalled and reinstalled

Nothing works. WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX IT???

Asked by ben20091 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Compatibility change

My Firefox browser seems to have reset itself to Windows 8 compatibility. I have Windows 10, 64-bit. Firefox will not open full screen, but opens a tiny, narrow window at… (read more)

My Firefox browser seems to have reset itself to Windows 8 compatibility. I have Windows 10, 64-bit. Firefox will not open full screen, but opens a tiny, narrow window at the bottom of the screen which I have to use task manager to close. I remember one of the automatic updates coming through a few days ago.

Can I do anything other than uninstalling and a new install? I'd like to keep my favorites list, etc. I am at the extent of my computer skills with this.

Asked by fzharris 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmarks

For well over a year, I have had this problem: Many times when I selected a bookmark, nothing happens. It does not go to the bookmarked site. I have tried the following … (read more)

For well over a year, I have had this problem: Many times when I selected a bookmark, nothing happens. It does not go to the bookmarked site. I have tried the following things: 1. Start FF in safe mode. 2. changed OS from Windows 7 to Windows 10. 3. Made sure my OS and browser were up to date. 4. Tried different Antivirus programs.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thank you so much!

Asked by sean.ayers 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Autofill Causes Firefox To Crash

When you are presented with a text field, sometimes when you type, a small list of words you entered previously will drop down. You can then select one of those previous … (read more)

When you are presented with a text field, sometimes when you type, a small list of words you entered previously will drop down. You can then select one of those previous words, or continue with what you were originally typing. This is the Autofill feature for Firefox.

Lately, it has been a pain. After an hour or so of use, the instant I click on a text field to type something (usually for searching), the autofill box would partially drop down, only for Firefox to completely hang up. Once you recover from the initial crash, the autofill bug would not appear until at least an hour later. I tried turning off Autofill, but it cost me access to my History, so I was forced to do a complete browser reset. This issue has been with me for about a couple of weeks, and I have no idea why it's doing this.

Asked by no1wammy 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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my site isn't working on iphone

I'm coordinating my site for various applications, it functions admirably on android or google items yet it isn't supporting Firefox adaptation for IOS my supporting con… (read more)

I'm coordinating my site for various applications, it functions admirably on android or google items yet it isn't supporting Firefox adaptation for IOS

my supporting connection ptclbill

would anyone be able to assist me with discovering the issues or arrangements?

Asked by maxjordanxp 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago