Firefox very slow starting up and one more issue...

I had tried everything. I have deactivated all FOUR of my plugins and started up Firefox again. I have uninstalled and reinstalled a fresh copy. I installed Firefox on an… (read more)

I had tried everything. I have deactivated all FOUR of my plugins and started up Firefox again. I have uninstalled and reinstalled a fresh copy. I installed Firefox on an SSD even and it is still painfully slow. I have the same plugins and such on Chrome and that one opens up immediately. So I have been using Chrome a lot more lately because Firefox is opening slowly these days. Takes 15-20 seconds for Firefox to open every single time. I have deactivated each plugin one by one to see if they were causing the issue and sure enough, all of them were clean. Firefox still opens slowly.

On an unrelated note, I have been using Chrome a lot more lately also because some things on a webpage don't work on Firefox. I can't explain it. Like on the hickory farms website, I click on the Add To Cart button and it looks like it is being pressed, but nothing is added to the cart. This type of thing happens across the internet on many different sites. When I go to Chrome, everything works as it ought to. I have my settings set to Standard in Privacy and Security. I don't know where else I have to check and change things to get those buttons and other links and such to work.

Asked by Dyrelogan 1 week ago

Last reply by Dyrelogan 6 days ago

Bookmarks & Other Bookmarks

Greetings, Today, I went to access my Bookmarks, & found them "Empty", other wise "Missing"! I found the "How to recover missing Bookmarks" topics, & that did b… (read more)

Greetings,

Today, I went to access my Bookmarks, & found them "Empty", other wise "Missing"!

I found the "How to recover missing Bookmarks" topics, & that did bring back,what I consider to be My "Permanent Books", bu the section called "Other Bookmarks" will not come back, no matter how many times I go through the "Restore Bookmarks".

I Absolutely need that section to be restored, for I had many files in that section that I updated daily, that I planned to move to the "Bookmarks Section".

How can I get get this section restored?

Asked by David DeBord 3 months ago

Last reply by David DeBord 11 hours ago

Adblock Plus - is it safe? Why Mozilla doesn't recommended it? I used it in the past some years ago but now I am scary about safety

Dear Community, I would like to download this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/pl/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I would like to know how it works. If I will install th… (read more)

Dear Community,

I would like to download this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/pl/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I would like to know how it works. If I will install this extension my firefox will be check hashsum for the files of this extension automatically? Or maybe public key of the organization/company who created Adblock Plus extension? How it is work? Can you tell me? I hope that people from Mozilla now read this and can answer for my question. This is very important for me.

Next question is to Adblock Plus extension. I can read this information: "This add-on is not actively monitored for security by Mozilla. Make sure you trust it before installing" so my question is why Mozilla don't recommended this extension? This extension now use 6,678,297 people so this is huge count. It is possible that this extension is not safe and these people now use malicious software? Why on dedicated website for this extension I can't see company name? Why this company is not verified by Mozilla? So my sugestion for people from Mozilla is to change this and check this extension or maybe add some information on website for this extension.

So I should install this extension? My friend use this on Google Chrome and he recommended me this software but I don't know if this is exatcly the same version. Maybe Chrome has verified Adblock Plus software and this is safe but Mozilla didn't verified this and this can be dangerous software because this can be not exactly the same version?

Next question is to adblocker. Why Mozilla can't make their own software to block all annoying ads and due to fight with malware? Example Opera browser have own buil-in adblocker. Why firefox can't do this? Maybe people from Mozilla should do this? This can be helpful because if this can be happen I will be not install any 3rd party software for firefox anymore and I will be safe. Maybe I can send somehow this suggestion to people from Firefox?

I hope that you can help me.

Yours faithfully, Peter

Asked by Peter 3 months ago

Last reply by Peter 3 days ago

Unable to use VPN app on iPhone7 IOS 14.5.1

In VPN app, after pressing "Get started" and being offered, and clicking Firefox, VPN app only shows a loading wheel and I am unable to proceed. I have verified I am logg… (read more)

In VPN app, after pressing "Get started" and being offered, and clicking Firefox, VPN app only shows a loading wheel and I am unable to proceed. I have verified I am logged in to Firefox (sync) but the VPN app doesn't seem to recognize it. iPhone7 IOS 14.5.1, Firefox, and Mozilla VPN are all up to date. Any help on how to get into VPN app?

Asked by StraightUpMercy 1 week ago

Last reply by StraightUpMercy 17 hours ago

Can't stream video

Suddenly videos won't play on one particular news website (others are fine), I've tried every possible solution I could find on the net (clear cache, uncheck hardware acc… (read more)

Suddenly videos won't play on one particular news website (others are fine), I've tried every possible solution I could find on the net (clear cache, uncheck hardware accelleration, allow audio & video, fiddled with permissions and protection,...). MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014), recently updated to Big Sur 11.4 (hoping the problem would go away, issue already there with Catalina), 2,6 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, video Intel Iris 1536 MB. Please, can anyone help?

Asked by gertwynens 1 week ago

Last reply by gertwynens 16 hours ago

No carga la página de American Express / AMEX site not working

Trato de entrar a la página de American Express, pero en primera le cambia la tipografía a una horrible, y luego trato de loggearme y se queda en blanco la página, ya int… (read more)

Trato de entrar a la página de American Express, pero en primera le cambia la tipografía a una horrible, y luego trato de loggearme y se queda en blanco la página, ya intenté en modo resolución de problemas y también cambié la tipografía y ni una ni la otra se han corregido.

En pocas palabras intenté todo lo que viene aquí y nada: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1316294 ________________________________________________________________ I've been trying to enter the AMEX site, but in first place, it changes the typography, and then i try to log in but the page stays in white, i've tried problem solving mode and also changed typography and either have been corrected.

In a few words, i've tried everything from this topic and nothing: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1316294

Asked by SolidCapo 1 week ago

Last reply by SolidCapo 3 days ago

trying to get contacts & emails back

A week or so ago, a faulty upgrade download trashed my Windows 10. I had it reloaded and am trying to get all my programs up. I have been successful with everything excep… (read more)

A week or so ago, a faulty upgrade download trashed my Windows 10. I had it reloaded and am trying to get all my programs up. I have been successful with everything except Thunderbird. Even tho I found what seemed to be my old profile, it doesn't seem to contain contacts/addresses, folders or saved emails. Any help would be greatly appreciated. (I downloaded and installed Thunderbird 78.)

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Charlie Irwin 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Charlie Irwin 6 days ago

Thunderbird auto update not working

Hi I'm 78.8.0 on Windows 10 and for quite a while the auto update functionality hasn't worked. I've just sat down to investigate and checked the last-update.log to see wh… (read more)

Hi I'm 78.8.0 on Windows 10 and for quite a while the auto update functionality hasn't worked. I've just sat down to investigate and checked the last-update.log to see what's going on. The log seems to indicate that the Inbox file doesn't exist but I have confirmed he file does exist and it's 2.2 GB in size. I've tried repairing the inbox and compacting but it still doesn't work, any suggestions on how to resolve?

From the log file:

Performing a staged update PATCH DIRECTORY C:\ProgramData\Mozilla\updates\F5BE94A0743D7D60\updates\0 INSTALLATION DIRECTORY F:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird WORKING DIRECTORY F:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\updated ensure_copy_recursive: path doesn't exist: F:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird/Profiles/9ckdy0gb.default/Mail/mail.iinet.net-2.au/Inbox, rv: -1, err: 132 failed: 6 calling QuitProgressUI

Asked by burner2 1 week ago

Last reply by burner2 3 days ago

How to import Eudora mail folders and filters into Thunderbird

My Eudora with POP stopped working when yahoo changed their security several times, so I installed Thunderbird and have used that for a few weeks. I have three email acco… (read more)

My Eudora with POP stopped working when yahoo changed their security several times, so I installed Thunderbird and have used that for a few weeks. I have three email accounts which read and write correctly with Thunderbird / yahoo mail. I now want to install all the Eudora mail folders( 100+ of them) and the Eudora filters, and arrange it so that every incoming email to any of the three accounts is filtered and sent to the correct mail folder. how do I do this please? kind regards, Joe

Asked by JoeS01 1 week ago

Last reply by JoeS01 1 week ago

Colours changing

I'm running F'fox 89.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10, and generally I like it and it is my default browser. But recently its previous colour scheme (Win 10 defailt) has been cha… (read more)

I'm running F'fox 89.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10, and generally I like it and it is my default browser. But recently its previous colour scheme (Win 10 defailt) has been changed, and the top window border and all the tab labels have turned white instead of dark blue.

I find this most unuseable! I've tried tinkering with Options, and even installed the Firefox Color Extension, which didn't really help, and was most unfriendly to use, so I uninstalled it again.

I've also tried uninstalling the hole of Firefox and reinstalling it again, and even running a full Restore from System Restore, but none of this has helped!

Any bright ideas? - I don't really care what caused it, I just want my colours (sorry, US colors) back!

Asked by richardandannep 1 week ago

Last reply by richardandannep 5 days ago

Youtube on Firefox for Windows 10 always forces me to play at the highest available resolution

I'm using firefox 88.0.1, Windows 10. I also use "Adblock plus" and "YouTube enhancer". When I watch a YouTube video, it almost always forces the highest resolution. I do… (read more)

I'm using firefox 88.0.1, Windows 10. I also use "Adblock plus" and "YouTube enhancer". When I watch a YouTube video, it almost always forces the highest resolution. I don't mean "default", I mean "force". When I change the resolution to 480p (or anything else) it immediately reverts to the highest setting. Then it buffers (preloads) the video, using much more bandwidth than just the "per minute" toll for 1080p, because it is using bandwidth for the preloading as well. Is anyone else experiencing this (I think it started just this month, May 2021, or not long before that)?

Asked by dem.nisbet 3 weeks ago

Last reply by dem.nisbet 5 days ago

Bookmarks Dropdown List

I'm running Firefox with Win7x86 on a Biostar desktop I5 motherboard. All was fine until the latest Firefox update 88. or 89. when the bookmarks (star with a pan undernea… (read more)

I'm running Firefox with Win7x86 on a Biostar desktop I5 motherboard. All was fine until the latest Firefox update 88. or 89. when the bookmarks (star with a pan underneath) drop down list became doublespaced. I would like to get back to single spacing -- too much vertical slider activity.

Asked by joeyc100 1 week ago

Last reply by joeyc100 5 days ago

'fluid' headers appear as strange 'banners'

Hi, For a while now some websites are displayed incorrectly. I do not see this behaviour on my PC. Only on my (android 8.1) phone. I checked this on my PC and it looks l… (read more)

Hi,

For a while now some websites are displayed incorrectly. I do not see this behaviour on my PC. Only on my (android 8.1) phone. I checked this on my PC and it looks like an issue with h1.fluid headers that contain or are placed on an image. I have added some screenshots.

Asked by sja.weijers 2 weeks ago

Last reply by sja.weijers 2 days ago

New appearance of home page on Firefox

I used to have a nice blue strip across the top of any active window. It is now grey, which I find depressing and it is no longer possible to see when a window has gone i… (read more)

I used to have a nice blue strip across the top of any active window. It is now grey, which I find depressing and it is no longer possible to see when a window has gone inactive. How do I get my blue back? I tried downloading Firefox colors but when I tried to use it it wouldn't load, I waited and waited then gave up. I cannot take a screenshot of the strip I am talking about as is it outside the screenshot field. (Above it.) Many thanks, Kitty

Asked by Kangalarue 1 week ago

Last reply by Kangalarue 5 days ago

not active login button

Firefox in windows will not let me login to my outlook account. Sight comes up, loads username and password but the login button is not active and does nothing. All pro… (read more)

Firefox in windows will not let me login to my outlook account. Sight comes up, loads username and password but the login button is not active and does nothing. All products are up to date.

I have tried several solutions I found but nothing seems to apply to me.

tony_in_bc@hotmail.com

Asked by tony_in_bc 1 month ago

Last reply by tony_in_bc 1 day ago

Firefox blocks my staging website which requires authentication

I have a staging site for my website which is protected (not visible to the public) and requires authentication with the username and password to be accessed. Firefox is … (read more)

I have a staging site for my website which is protected (not visible to the public) and requires authentication with the username and password to be accessed.

Firefox is blocking access with the authorisation window coming up empty again and again and again when I enter the credentials.

So - I have to use a different browser just to access this one site.

I have cleared the cookies and cache, removed the site from the browsing history - Firefox is still blocking the access.

how can I unblock it?

I use Windows 64 bits on my PC.

Asked by magicpowers888 3 weeks ago

Last reply by magicpowers888 11 hours ago

Quick searches re-enables itself randomly after being turned off

It's all in the title. The "quick searches" feature that pops up when I highlight text is a lot more annoying then useful, so I turned it off... and it seems to re-enable… (read more)

It's all in the title. The "quick searches" feature that pops up when I highlight text is a lot more annoying then useful, so I turned it off... and it seems to re-enable itself randomly. One time I disabled it, and after 5 seconds, it re-enabled itself. So annoying. I've made so many accidental searches with that stupid feature. I mean, how many people copy text just to search it up? Even then, they can highlight the text, right click, then click "Search (engline) for (text)".

The point being, the feature is re-enabling itself randomly, and it's getting on my nerves.

I don't see any option within the settings to turn it off. Any ideas?

Thanks,

    Stephen

Asked by SKCro 1 week ago

Last reply by SKCro 5 days ago