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Tabs crash, then I can't restart Firefox

Hi: Just installed Firefox on Windows 10. When the installation finishes, the browser window shows two tabs, both crashed. Trying to access any URL also results in a cras… (read more)

Hi:

Just installed Firefox on Windows 10. When the installation finishes, the browser window shows two tabs, both crashed. Trying to access any URL also results in a crashed tab.

If I quit Firefox at that point, then attempt to restart the program, I'll get the spinning circle for a few moments, then nothing -- it just won't run again. The installer file will run again, but I'll get the same results.

Thoughts?

Thanks,

Gregg

Asked by gregg.pearlman 4 days ago

Can't take full screen screenshots after upgrading to 86.0

Can't take full screen screenshots after upgrading to 86.0 without app freezing up. Have to force quit to continue. I've not changed any settings since the upgrade restar… (read more)

Can't take full screen screenshots after upgrading to 86.0 without app freezing up. Have to force quit to continue.

I've not changed any settings since the upgrade restart.

Using the ellipse function in the address bar as usual.

Thanks.

Asked by TK 4 days ago

Change in Firefox 86 rendering of some jQuery Mobile controls

Hi everyone, My Windows 10 Firefox updated to 86, and I noticed a change in how some jQuery Mobile controls are rendering. If you go here and scroll down to the 'Checkbox… (read more)

Hi everyone,

My Windows 10 Firefox updated to 86, and I noticed a change in how some jQuery Mobile controls are rendering.

If you go here and scroll down to the 'Checkboxes' section: https://demos.jquerymobile.com/1.4.5/forms/

You'll see that the control group is no longer rendering with a block display style. Previous versions, along with all versions of Chrome, Edge, etc, have them taking up the entire container width. I have attached a few screenshots for convenience.

I can work around this in my product, but this may be a canary in the coal mine of many other display differences. If you have any thoughts I'd love to hear them.

Thanks and have a great day!

Asked by mheath 6 days ago

Using search bar in Youtube uses 100% cpu and freezes the whole browser

Hello, As the subject states, in the last few days I have been experiencing this very annoying phenomenon. I can start youtube, pick any video from recommended or my subs… (read more)

Hello,

As the subject states, in the last few days I have been experiencing this very annoying phenomenon. I can start youtube, pick any video from recommended or my subscriptions, but aftery using the search bar to look up anything else, the whole browser freezes for at least 30 seconds but usually more. This started on maybe Sunday. Any tips? I have hardware acceleration disabled, but tried it both ways. I have cleared cache/history/cookies. Haven't tried a refresh yet and wouldn't want to if there's any other solution. Any tips to fix this?

Asked by shelk 6 days ago

Thunderbird completely stuck

I installed Thunderbird in order to archive my gmail emails. I went into each folder, pressed Ctrl+A and saved all the contents. However, some folders had identical email… (read more)

I installed Thunderbird in order to archive my gmail emails. I went into each folder, pressed Ctrl+A and saved all the contents. However, some folders had identical emails, so the app asked me if I want to replace/cancel, blah blah. I ended up having to press Enter for about 2000 times very quickly until it got though all of the identical emails because there's no "apply to all" box. Because of this, when the emails finally ran out, my last Enter was interpreted by Thunderbird to mean I want to open all the emails I had selected. That is 6900+ emails. It opened them for half an hour and then showed a pop-up window, which looks like just an empty white field similar to a search field, with a red X-button on the right. Once I clicked the button, the pop-up window became invisible except for a sliver of 1-2 pixels at the bottom, but it completely blocks interaction with the app. I can't click on any controls or even minimize the window. I can't close it from the taskbar. I can only kill the process in the Task Manager, but when I reopen the app, it shows that thin strip of the popup window again. Is there any way I can get it to work again without reinstalling?

Asked by iuliazhukova 1 day ago

Calendar pop up won't go away - can't use Thunderbird - blocking the screen.

Hi, For the last 3 days I have been receiving the same pop up about a calendar event I am not even aware of and it will not go away no matter what I click on. It just kee… (read more)

Hi,

For the last 3 days I have been receiving the same pop up about a calendar event I am not even aware of and it will not go away no matter what I click on. It just keeps coming back and I can't use Thunderbird. I am concerned about uninstalling Thunderbird and reinstalling since I don't know if my email history et al will be there upon reinstall. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Tried to load a screen shot but it would not load

Asked by timzeuch1 6 days ago

updates

Two updates ago my system now uses 100% of my CPU and memory on occasion. Norton tells me that a website is slowing down my system. When I go to task manager Firefox is o… (read more)

Two updates ago my system now uses 100% of my CPU and memory on occasion. Norton tells me that a website is slowing down my system. When I go to task manager Firefox is open 5 times and is driving my system to the limit so I have to end the task. I also have clicked to read an article and my system halts, all I see is the reload and an X flashing in the left hand top and I have to end the task and it also has my computer maxed out and Firefox is open 5 times as well with CPU and memory at 100%. I also don't have any other app open.

Asked by ed.harding 6 days ago

Lockwise versus other password manager

I've been using Bitwarden as well as Firefox's Lockwise. I've encountered a difficulty with Bitwarden that Bitwarden says is due to my use of Lockwise. I've also seen tha… (read more)

I've been using Bitwarden as well as Firefox's Lockwise. I've encountered a difficulty with Bitwarden that Bitwarden says is due to my use of Lockwise. I've also seen that Lockwise is more automatic than Bitwarden--it enters passwords uncalled. Yet Mozilla recommends Bitwarden. My question is: Is there any advantage I can get from using Bitwarden that I can't get from Lockwise alone?

Asked by Odin3 4 days ago

imap login failed

I am receiving an error messages on my Thunderbird email account. The message reads "login to server imap.telstra.com with username (my email address) failed". This is my… (read more)

I am receiving an error messages on my Thunderbird email account. The message reads "login to server imap.telstra.com with username (my email address) failed". This is my primary email address. I have a secondary address that is still working fine. Have checked the imap server settings and they are all the same as my secondary account. I have gone through the troubleshooting suggestions with no success. I am wondering if I reinstall the program will I lose all my saved messages? Is there anything else I can do? Cheers Paul H.

Asked by phammo2699 6 days ago

block keyboard hijacking

Some websites like to hijack your keyboard shortcuts. (For example in forums, ⌘-C, ⌘-V, ⌘-K, ⌘-L) In Firefox, you can hold ⌘+Shift while clicking a link to open it in a n… (read more)

Some websites like to hijack your keyboard shortcuts. (For example in forums, ⌘-C, ⌘-V, ⌘-K, ⌘-L)

In Firefox, you can hold ⌘+Shift while clicking a link to open it in a new background tab. I recently encountered a website (Duckduckgo) which hijacks this as well.

Is there a way to block website from redirecting your keyboard shortcuts. It's really intrusive and I hate it.

Thanks.

Asked by exekutive 4 days ago

Video colors are shifted

For some time now (at least a year), I've noticed that the colors in videos are slightly off. The problem never affects still images, just videos (on every site). Most us… (read more)

For some time now (at least a year), I've noticed that the colors in videos are slightly off. The problem never affects still images, just videos (on every site).

Most users wouldn't notice the problem as it's quite subtle, but all the hues are all slightly off: Reds are slightly more yellow than they should be, yellows are slightly redder, blues are slightly more cyan, and cyans are slightly bluer.

I don't use other browsers so not sure if this is a Firefox problem or a wider problem.

I don't have Flash installed so (presumably) the videos run in HTML5.

Asked by MartyJames 1 day ago

Youtube slow download speed compared to Chrome!

Made a vid showing issue. I resorted to completely uninstalling FF 86.0 today and reinstalling. I even deleted all Mozilla folders and files I could find on C drive. Fres… (read more)

Made a vid showing issue. I resorted to completely uninstalling FF 86.0 today and reinstalling. I even deleted all Mozilla folders and files I could find on C drive. Fresh install doing the exact same thing. Chrome and other browsers just fine.

Win 10 fully updated.

https://youtu.be/Ccz4pvlmbWY

Asked by BWX232 6 days ago

WebRTC screenshare combining all monitors to single in dualhead configuration X11 Archlinux

When I try to share one of my monitor's via WebRTC (e.g. https://www.webrtc-experiment.com/Pluginfree-Screen-Sharing) the options are the open windows and "share full scr… (read more)

When I try to share one of my monitor's via WebRTC (e.g. https://www.webrtc-experiment.com/Pluginfree-Screen-Sharing) the options are the open windows and "share full screen", which is a combination of both my monitors. (1280x1024 and 1920x1080) I tested this with firefox 86.0 and firefox-nightly 88.0a1.20210301. To ensure it aren't addon's or a weird setting that I made that stop the screen sharing I used the command "firefox-nightly --profile /tmp/firefox-test" I use Arch-Linux with i3 as window manager with the X11 Server. I would except to be able to select the individual monitor's instead of the combination of all.

Asked by Donald4444 6 days ago

Thunderbird To field keeps repeating email address wherever I touch on the email!

Hi All, REALLY odd issue that when I reply to an email, it adds/auto populates the TO fiels 3 xtimes with the same address! Even stranger, when I click on anywhere near … (read more)

Hi All,

REALLY odd issue that when I reply to an email, it adds/auto populates the TO fiels 3 xtimes with the same address!

Even stranger, when I click on anywhere near the to field, it adds another copy of the same email address.

Need help with this ASAP please peeps!

Asked by faithbates78 6 days ago

Logga in to my epost

Hello I have used Thunderbird as my emailprogram for many years now and I am very satisfide with it. For some time ago I changed computer and installed Thunderbird in the… (read more)

Hello I have used Thunderbird as my emailprogram for many years now and I am very satisfide with it. For some time ago I changed computer and installed Thunderbird in the new computer. Since then, when I start Thunderbird I get this errormessage: Login to the server outlook.office365.com with the username andrew6112@outlook.com failed. I also get three opptions: try again, change password, cancel. The only way to se my email now is to login to outlook via Microsoft. In the process when I changed to a nother computer, I think I also changed my password but I am not shore of that. Perhaps that is the problem I don´t know. But how can this be fixed så I can use the program? Thank you for youre help. Andrew.

Asked by AndyIF 6 days ago

How to modify MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1 parameter

when i open about:support, i find "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1 " http://3304626.ker58.com"。this make that when i open the firefox, it will open http://3304626.ker58.… (read more)

when i open about:support, i find "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1 " http://3304626.ker58.com"。this make that when i open the firefox, it will open http://3304626.ker58.com as the Homepage ,how to delete that?

Asked by zhlwyy 5 days ago

Unable to progress past Profile selection screen after re-installing Firefox Nightly

I have attempted multiple fresh installations of Firefox Nightly, including previous versions. Upon start-up, Nightly opens the profile selection screen, and promptly han… (read more)

I have attempted multiple fresh installations of Firefox Nightly, including previous versions. Upon start-up, Nightly opens the profile selection screen, and promptly hangs. Only response is the Windows error sound upon clicking anywhere within the profile selection window.

I frequently have problems with Developer Edition and Nightly every time Windows forces a system update. To solve issues with Developer Edition, I usually have to roll back to version 79, then walk the versions forward.

Similar techniques have worked with Nightly in the past, however current attempts are failing at the profile window.

Since I am unable to get past profile creation, crash reports and dump files are not being generated.

Asked by MIddKnight 5 days ago

PC reboots without BSOD, seemingly Firefox is a culprit

Build: Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i5-10600, GTX 1070, 16GB RAM, MSI B460M-A Pro. OS and some software on an SSD, other stuff on two hard drives. Problem: Replaced mobo, C… (read more)

Build: Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i5-10600, GTX 1070, 16GB RAM, MSI B460M-A Pro. OS and some software on an SSD, other stuff on two hard drives.

Problem: Replaced mobo, CPU, RAM, CPU fan and SSD a week ago, installed fresh OS. The day after that computer started resetting randomly while streaming or watching a video in Firefox after a period of from five minutes to two hours. Never happened while I was playing Monster Hunter World and Apex Legends and streaming them with Chrome open or closed. Win doesn't say anything about it after reboot, and I can't see a minidump in Windows folder.

Event log doesn't say much interesting, two events right after the reboot are always like that:

The previous system shutdown at 15:23:32 on ‎02.‎03.‎2021 was unexpected.

Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0

The only other warnings in the log are like this: Catalog Database (1800,R,98) Catalog Database: The database format feature version 9180 (0x23dc) could not be used due to the current database format 1568.20.0, controlled by the parameter 0x410022D8 (8920 | JET_efvAllowHigherPersistedFormat).

Tried updating chipset & network adapter driver, graphics drivers, turning hardware acceleration in browsers on and off, removing add-ons from Firefox, reinstalling browsers. Checking temperatures with Open Hardware Monitor (all below 40 degrees Celsius), CPU load is very low. PSU is also a suspect, but this crash never happened when Firefox wasn't running.

Asked by nikodimov 3 days ago

I get a zero in front of each email.

I've updated to the latest version of Thunderbird and now keep getting zeros in front of each new message that comes in. I've tried rebuilding my inbox and that seamed to… (read more)

I've updated to the latest version of Thunderbird and now keep getting zeros in front of each new message that comes in.

I've tried rebuilding my inbox and that seamed to work for a time but now i'm getting the zeros back.

For example; I just sent myself an email and got this: 0 interesting. Brad 14:13

Asked by bradleybrown2 5 days ago