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Why do certain websites default to bottom of page upon opening?

When I am opening up sites like REI.com and mountainhardwear.com the web page defaults to the bottom of the page. It only happens on certain websites. I can open gmail,… (read more)

When I am opening up sites like REI.com and mountainhardwear.com the web page defaults to the bottom of the page. It only happens on certain websites. I can open gmail, hotmail, amazon - and it stays at the top of the page.

Asked by grasshopper104 8 years ago

Last reply by Mr. News 8 years ago

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After 5 Releases, Why Doesn't Mozilla Care About Memory Leaks?

I'm baffled as to why this is still a problem. After a few hours of use, my memory usage while using Firefox 5.0 is at 1.5GB. I've followed every FAQ, disabled every ext… (read more)

I'm baffled as to why this is still a problem. After a few hours of use, my memory usage while using Firefox 5.0 is at 1.5GB. I've followed every FAQ, disabled every extension, done everything to stop the memory leaks when using this browser and I'm growing very tired.

I have a Core i7 MacBook Pro with 4GB RAM and Firefox still manages to bring it to it knees. I've been a devoted Firefox user since 2002-3 and I've just about lost my faith in this browser.

Chrome is a featureless, ugly, dinky browser that I hate to use, but it leaves Firefox in its dust performance-wise. Where is the happy medium? I don't get it.

My favorite answer is always, "disable your extensions." Here are the problems with that:

1. Without extensions, Firefox is nothing. I might as well use Chrome. 2. It never seems to help, and when it does a little, it is difficult to figure out which extensions are doing the most damage. Why doesn't Firefox provide a way to look at which extensions are using the most memory? 3. Firefox should lay that smack down on extensions that could potentially leak memory, and yet, nothing. It should at least steal memory back when it gets out of control, regardless of what extension is using it. 4. Mozilla recommends some extensions that are supposed to help reduce memory usage, but none of them work on OS X.

I'm exhausted. I shouldn't have to restart my browser a million times day to get anything done. Where are the real solutions? How do years go by with problems like this still getting worse? Firefox 5 was supposed to be better at handling memory, but it's only gotten worse for me.

When will the madness end? We don't want new features, we want performance! I've always loved this browser, but is it really a surprise that Chrome is taking over?

To sum it up, if your browser is slower than Internet Explorer, you need to hurry up and fix the problem or pack it up and go home.

Asked by powerdoesntrun 9 years ago

Last reply by RonnieBoy 9 years ago

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how do I uninstall firefox 5

The time has come to lock this thread, due the language used deteriorating to below standards for this forum. If you need help with a similar Firefox support issue, pleas… (read more)

The time has come to lock this thread, due the language used deteriorating to below standards for this forum. If you need help with a similar Firefox support issue, please Ask a new question, and provide the requested information. Please read the Forum Rules & Guidelines before posting. Thank you from a moderator.

I am an old man. I installed firefox 5 and lost my Zynga toolbar. firefox 5 won't let me install it. so i want to go back. no where does it show me an uninstall. articles don't help. just show me what to click on to get rid of it.

Asked by kurtwendt 9 years ago

Last reply by Redwine 9 years ago

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Adobe Acrobat -Create PDF 1.1 does not work in FireFox 5

After upgrading to Firefox 5 the Adobe plug-in is not compatible...is this another case of Adobe loves to charge an arm & leg but are very slow at updating patches!! … (read more)

After upgrading to Firefox 5 the Adobe plug-in is not compatible...is this another case of Adobe loves to charge an arm & leg but are very slow at updating patches!!

Asked by Bluehound 9 years ago

Last reply by TurboChan 8 years ago

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Java is not being detected in firefox 5.0.1

For some reason Java stopped working when I turned on my computer this morning. I've tried reinstalling Java, and Firefox, but nothing seems to work. The java website isn… (read more)

For some reason Java stopped working when I turned on my computer this morning.

I've tried reinstalling Java, and Firefox, but nothing seems to work.

The java website isn't detecting my Java plugin on Firefox. IE works fine with java though.

Asked by Ryanjp89 9 years ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 8 years ago

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Back/Forward Gestures do not work in Mac OS X Lion

Safari uses one-finger gestures with lion to support back/forward browser buttons Need firefox upgrade to do the same, because mission control intercepts the previous ge… (read more)

Safari uses one-finger gestures with lion to support back/forward browser buttons Need firefox upgrade to do the same, because mission control intercepts the previous gestures.

Asked by dustindclark 9 years ago

Last reply by TKFOX 8 years ago

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App tabs lost after shut down and I have to redo them after every shut down any idea as to why they dissappear?

I use the app tab feature. After I have made the app tabs they disappear when I reboot the computer after shut down. So each time I have my frequently use sites as app ta… (read more)

I use the app tab feature. After I have made the app tabs they disappear when I reboot the computer after shut down. So each time I have my frequently use sites as app tabs they disappear after shut down and reboot? Any Ideas as to why? I use Firefox 5, on a Windows 7 Home Premium machine. I use the addon "Too Many Tabs" would that conflict with the "App Tab" feature?

Asked by rickm1945 9 years ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 8 years ago

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my menus turn black and highlighted after mouse is moved

I open a menu, any one in Firefox 5. When moving the mouse over the menu, the menu items get highlighted but stay highlighted when mouse is moved away. When scrolling a l… (read more)

I open a menu, any one in Firefox 5. When moving the mouse over the menu, the menu items get highlighted but stay highlighted when mouse is moved away. When scrolling a large menu, such as the bookmarks menu, fast, the menu turns all black for a few second, 2-4 seconds. However, the small icons are still showing, but the text is gone.

Asked by FoxAndy 9 years ago

Last reply by Hasan 9 years ago

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Just installed Firefox 5 and videos from Youtube are not showing! Instead i get a black box in the video area and no other activity. Using latest flash version.

With Firefox 4 everything worked fine. Also in IE everything works fine too. Systems runs Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. At any other site videos are showing fine, only at Youtu… (read more)

With Firefox 4 everything worked fine. Also in IE everything works fine too. Systems runs Windows 7 x64 Ultimate. At any other site videos are showing fine, only at Youtube i have the problem.

Asked by riversnatch 9 years ago

Last reply by Shooter1001 9 years ago

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pictures do not display in my yahoo emails, but they show up if I go to forward the email, since I went to version 5.0 please help, win7

Since I updated to version 5.0 of firefox, 95% of pictures do not display in the body of emails using my yahoo account. If I go to forward the email however I can find th… (read more)

Since I updated to version 5.0 of firefox, 95% of pictures do not display in the body of emails using my yahoo account. If I go to forward the email however I can find them displayed in the forwarding window. I do have all pictures set to display in the ff settings, and have not made any setting changes before or after the update. At first I thought it was the "New" yahoo mail, which I switched to from the "classic", but I cannot switch back. I finally opened my yahoo mail in IE, and the pictures show right up.

Asked by livingston007 9 years ago

Last reply by mainlymot 8 years ago

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I get the wrong website

When I enter the name of a website in my FireFox browser, it links me to a completely different website... On other occasions it even presents me with (I guess) randomize… (read more)

When I enter the name of a website in my FireFox browser, it links me to a completely different website... On other occasions it even presents me with (I guess) randomized error messages...

Asked by Yoda1987 9 years ago

Last reply by Xircal 9 years ago

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Warning: WARN addons.xpi: Ignoring missing add-on in C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Firefox Source File: resource://gre/modules/XPIProvider.jsm Line: 7266

When I try to access any Menu feature in Yahoo Messenger, the following crash notice appears: Warning: WARN addons.xpi: Ignoring missing add-on in C:\Program Files\AVG\A… (read more)

When I try to access any Menu feature in Yahoo Messenger, the following crash notice appears: Warning: WARN addons.xpi: Ignoring missing add-on in C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Firefox Source File: resource://gre/modules/XPIProvider.jsm Line: 7266

Asked by tmdcedar 9 years ago

Last reply by Xircal 9 years ago

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Firefox 5 no longer has a way to save tabs when a Firefox window is closed (different than quitting the Firefox Application)

CLARIFICATION: This appears to be a Mac only issue. In Firefox 4, closing a firefox window (perhaps only the last firefox window - I only ever use one window) would ask y… (read more)

CLARIFICATION: This appears to be a Mac only issue.

In Firefox 4, closing a firefox window (perhaps only the last firefox window - I only ever use one window) would ask you if you wanted to save your tabs as long as you edited your about:config so that browser.showQuitWarning was set to true, but after upgrading to Firefox 5, this no longer works.

I've managed to set up Firefox 5 so that if i quit the application my tabs are saved without asking and they are restored upon re-launching the Application, but at least in OSX Snow Leopard, closing the only open window while leaving the Application running causes Firefox to forget your tabs and I've been unable to find a way to restore or proactively save these tabs.

I've started to change my workflow to always quit Firefox 5, but every now and then I forget and close the window instead, and *poof*, there go my tabs.

Is there any workaround to this problem?

Asked by artlawry 9 years ago

Last reply by kayakhack 9 years ago

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Firefox 5 some web sites fonts are not work.

I try to visit this sinhala language web site using Firefox 5 latest version. Then that site not properly display (Fonts are not work). Then i again downloaded that web s… (read more)

I try to visit this sinhala language web site using Firefox 5 latest version. Then that site not properly display (Fonts are not work). Then i again downloaded that web site fonts and install them. But again that web site not properly display. If i visit that web site using "Google Chrome" or "IE" i can view that web site properly. This problem only happen for Firefox 5. Older version Firefox 4 work properly with this site. This is that web site fonts download link -http://www.lankaenews.com/font/sinhala_tamil_fonts.zip

Asked by U-Tag 9 years ago

Last reply by mana82 9 years ago

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How do I go back to firefox 4....I don't want FF 5. Or do I have to change to Chrome

Simply, where do I get a copy of FF 4. I don't want FF 5 now, even if you fix the bugs.. My system runs slow, browsing is just awful, Google Toolbar doesn't run and to be… (read more)

Simply, where do I get a copy of FF 4. I don't want FF 5 now, even if you fix the bugs.. My system runs slow, browsing is just awful, Google Toolbar doesn't run and to be honest it looks exactly same as old one, but works a lot worse!! Ever heard the expression if it works, don't fix?

Also, now that I've been FORCED to sign up just to send you feedback about your lousy browser, it means you now have my email address and details in a nice database to sell on to people.

REMOVE ALL MY REGISTRATION INFO. I WISH TO UNREGISTER. IF YOU DON"T REMOVE MY DATA FROM YOUR DATABASE, I WILL DO IT MYSELF!

Asked by WHERE'S THE CLOSE ACCOUNT BUTTON 9 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 years ago

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myspace

I can't play any music in myspace.com, the play buttons are always greyed out. If I go to the exact same url in IE i can play the music fine. I currently have Shockwave F… (read more)

I can't play any music in myspace.com, the play buttons are always greyed out. If I go to the exact same url in IE i can play the music fine. I currently have Shockwave Flash 10.3.181.26 plug-in installed on Firefox 5.

Asked by broonster 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago