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Firefox usually doesn't launch except at night. Why??

I've had Firefox issues for months now. It started after the update three updates ago. Firefox would take 10-15 minutes to load, I often couldn't load websites even after… (read more)

I've had Firefox issues for months now. It started after the update three updates ago. Firefox would take 10-15 minutes to load, I often couldn't load websites even after it had loaded....except for a couple of nights recently I've been able to use it flawlessly. Like right now. It's almost 11pm and it's working. I've been through the clear the cache, check if the extensions are slowing it down etc. routine. So why is it working now? It probably won't work in the morning, it didn't work last night, but it worked a few nights ago and again tonight. I'm sorry this sounds so strange but I don't know what to do. I've had to use a different browser for a while but would love to come back to Firefox again.

Asked by joyce.greer2 9 months ago

Answered by joyce.greer2 9 months ago

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Downgrade Firefox to version with the bookmarks Sort by name not removed

For the love of God, can someone explain who thought it was a good idea to remove the option to sort bookmarks menus by name? Please do not suggest users to open the All … (read more)

For the love of God, can someone explain who thought it was a good idea to remove the option to sort bookmarks menus by name? Please do not suggest users to open the All bookmarks and using the View > Sort option because it's not permanent, such useless option only applies temporarily while that window is open.

What version must I downgrade to in order to recover the bookmarks sort by name? Because of course the option won't be recovered. Kindly explain who, and why did you decide it was very useful for the end user to delete this option.

Asked by andresz01 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Facebook home page trouble loading

Facebook works ok 'till I go to home page and it starts to load and stories or what ever they are called go blank and it continues to reload items over and over. Cleared … (read more)

Facebook works ok 'till I go to home page and it starts to load and stories or what ever they are called go blank and it continues to reload items over and over. Cleared cache and tried all other browsers and they work ok..

Asked by tfinniii 9 months ago

Answered by lazizakhmedov1014 9 months ago

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Using MAC firefox arrow keys not enabled on 9anime

So i was using this website called 9Anime and i was watching a show and i diabled my arrows for going backl 5 seconds and i have looked up everything i can to fix it and … (read more)

So i was using this website called 9Anime and i was watching a show and i diabled my arrows for going backl 5 seconds and i have looked up everything i can to fix it and nothing has worked. Can anyone help me please ????

Asked by jetthoff923 10 months ago

Answered by jetthoff923 10 months ago

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cant follow thru with volunteer jscher2000

Hello Firefox, I sent a troubleshooting question a couple hours ago to which jscher2000 responded. I was unable to answer his questions from my email as his address was… (read more)

Hello Firefox,

I sent a troubleshooting question a couple hours ago to which jscher2000 responded. I was unable to answer his questions from my email as his address was noreply How do I continue a conversation if not thru email?

Tim Peterson [removed email from public]

Asked by timtheartist 10 months ago

Answered by timtheartist 10 months ago

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Issue accessing some sites starting about 04/20/23

In the past week I have found that I am now unable to log into some websites, can no longer download pdfs from websites, or word docs from email. I have had issues tryin… (read more)

In the past week I have found that I am now unable to log into some websites, can no longer download pdfs from websites, or word docs from email. I have had issues trying to access chat functionality with my web hosting company. This has forced me to have to start using Chrome is many cases.

Firefox is my favorite browser and I want to continue using it, but if I am unable to access the websites I need to, when I need to then I will have to eventually jump ship.

Is this happening because of recent browser updates? From search from past issues people have had I've seen firewall settings a possibility, so could it be my firewall? Or are websites just not trying to support Firefox anymore?

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by rebirdsall 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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password recovery

My laptop crashed last night I had to reboot windows. I had a lot of passwords saved on my firefox browser How can i recover these passwords? I need them to run software… (read more)

My laptop crashed last night

I had to reboot windows. I had a lot of passwords saved on my firefox browser How can i recover these passwords? I need them to run software for college

Sincerely Ben Martens

Asked by MartensBen 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Saved logins - list with spurious suggestions - how to clean-up ?

Hello, Minor issue but some help would still be much appreciated here. On some sites, when I click the login field, Firefox suggests a list of possible identifiers. Amo… (read more)

Hello,

Minor issue but some help would still be much appreciated here.

On some sites, when I click the login field, Firefox suggests a list of possible identifiers. Among the suggestions there is one that is the true identifier I need to use the others are mis-typos that I probably have typed in error some time in the past.

I want to clean-up that list to keep just the true identifier. How do I do that ?

When I go to Settings > Passwords I only see the true login identifier. The other items in the list of suggestions do not appear. So it seems that it is not there that I must do the cleaning-up …

[I am appending an example with a list of login identifiers that Firefox suggests (the correct identifier is the last in the list) and the information that is stored in Passwords (only the true identifier is listed).]

Many thanks.

Asked by Nuno Ferreira 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Can't use Firefox to make an appointment at the site included in the text below. Had to use Chrome! (ugh!)

Can't use Firefox to access make an appointment page: https://myappt.sdil.net/#/ Had to use Chrome (ugh!). Uploaded the Chrome page, but can't even upload the screenshot … (read more)

Can't use Firefox to access make an appointment page: https://myappt.sdil.net/#/ Had to use Chrome (ugh!). Uploaded the Chrome page, but can't even upload the screenshot of the Firefox page (it's totally black) because the upload just spins when I try to upload it here!

Thanks for any help (or fixing whatever the problem is with Firefox)!

Don Crawford

Asked by DcnDon 9 months ago

Answered by DcnDon 9 months ago

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how can I change the default address bar search from google.com to google.co.uk

When I search directly from the address bar, the search always defaults to google.com/....whatever I am searching for. But even though my region is set to United Kingdom,… (read more)

When I search directly from the address bar, the search always defaults to google.com/....whatever I am searching for. But even though my region is set to United Kingdom, my search results are definitely not the same as if I were to navigate to www.google.co.uk and then search for the same string. Is there any way for the default google search to use google.co.uk rather than google.com Thanks?

Asked by UN 9 months ago

Answered by Terry 9 months ago

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Specific sites crash FF but not in Incognito mode

When I run the Divi Builder on the agencia221b.com site, it crashes firefox. The testes I've made so far: If i run divi builder from other sites in the same hosting, it … (read more)

When I run the Divi Builder on the agencia221b.com site, it crashes firefox.

The testes I've made so far: If i run divi builder from other sites in the same hosting, it crashes firefox. If i run divi builder from those sites in incognito mode, everything runs normally. If i run divi builder from those sites in firefox troubleshooting mode, it crashes firefox. If i run divi builder from those sites with all extensions disabled, it crashes firefox. If i run divi builder from other sites in other hosting, all runs normally. If i run divi builder from those sites in chrome, in or out of incognito mode, everything runs normally.

This problem started some weeks ago with one site, after instaling a wordpress plugin. Now, other sites in the same hosting begin to have the same problem.

It only happens with firefox, always. It doenst happens with other browsers, never.

Please, can someone help?

Asked by Raphael Golin 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Autologin for youtube not working after update (not password autofill)

Before Update: I have two different YouTube workflows on two different systems. Although I use ONE Mozilla account, I was able to get automatic sign on for TWO different … (read more)

Before Update: I have two different YouTube workflows on two different systems. Although I use ONE Mozilla account, I was able to get automatic sign on for TWO different systems. This meant that I was not automatically logged into the other account as long as I was on the appropriate device.

After Update: Auto-login is only working on my main system's Firefox (without new update). I now have to re-log into my production YT account manually. The reason I can identify this was after the update is because I now have an "old Firefox data" folder on my desktop, aswell as all my extensions being re-installed.

Considerations/Clarifications - I do not mean auto-fill passwords. I mean that my account is already ready to go when I access the YT site. - I use a few security extensions. I understand that these may have an impact on my browser's ability to save passwords. However, for the past 7 years, this has never been a problem given similar extensions.

    - Extension List: Privacy Badger, Adblock, Adblock plus, Adblock for YT, DuckDuckGo privacy essentials,  Facebook container, and Decentraleyes.

Any help is appreciated.

Asked by alendrik18 9 months ago

Answered by alendrik18 9 months ago

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Tamil Phonetic keyboard not working in google site in firefox browser

Hi, When I search for google and then click tamil , my language, the phonetic key board is shown. But when I start to type it only types iln English and not in my native … (read more)

Hi, When I search for google and then click tamil , my language, the phonetic key board is shown. But when I start to type it only types iln English and not in my native or regional language. Previously I had no problem in windows 7. But it is not working in the latest firefox browser. Any solution Any missing on my part

Asked by jrj 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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How to get rid of "1.0" in center of video?

When watching videos on streaming services (e.g. Netflix) a "1.0" is placed in the center of the screen. How do I get rid of it? (I don't want it ANYWHERE on my screen.… (read more)

When watching videos on streaming services (e.g. Netflix) a "1.0" is placed in the center of the screen. How do I get rid of it? (I don't want it ANYWHERE on my screen.) Thank you for your help.

Asked by CindyDarcy 10 months ago

Answered by CindyDarcy 9 months ago

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Print Preview freezing/crashing tab with column layout

Hi, I'm developing a webapp that's designed for print. It uses a "pinterest style" layout to have a column grid of objects with variable heights, and the print styles avo… (read more)

Hi, I'm developing a webapp that's designed for print. It uses a "pinterest style" layout to have a column grid of objects with variable heights, and the print styles avoid breaking these items over the page barrier. (In fact, there are two grids on the page, one after the other). The website looks and works fine on screen, and both screen and print work great on Chromium browsers. But on Firefox, using ctrl+P or developer tools' print view causes the page to hang and the tab to ultimately crash.

I know it has something to do with handling the grid layout CSS as the print preview worked fine until I made the change from a traditional row-grid to a column-grid.

The site creates a variable amount of content based on user options at the top of the page. If the content generated is quite small (avoiding a page break?), the print preview works fine. In the link below, I've included some GET variables to guarantee a long amount of content to reliably reproduce the issue.

The site in question.

Asked by jb44 9 months ago

Answered by EGV 9 months ago

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Firefox downgrades itself automatically every night

At some point every night, my Firefox (and only Firefox) reverts to version 111 from the latest version. This happens on 2 different Windows 11 machines. I can only get… (read more)

At some point every night, my Firefox (and only Firefox) reverts to version 111 from the latest version. This happens on 2 different Windows 11 machines.

I can only get Firefox to run again by running from command prompt with "-allow-downgrade" option and then updating again.

I usually don't notice until I launch Firefox the following morning and it gives me a message that the profile was created with an older version and to exit or create a new profile.

I've had Firefox open and then it reverts and it gives me a XULRunner error about the profile being used by an older version.

I don't have any special backup or restore software running and the physical files in my Firefox folder in c:\program files\mozilla firefox are being physically pushed to a prior version dated 3/21/2023.

On both machines, I've completely uninstalled and reinstalled and it's good for a day and then reverts.

No log entries for the reversion can be found. It's just back to a prior version.

I've never come across anything like this before and have scanned for any malware or other issue, but haven't found anything.

Asked by Splutt 10 months ago

Answered by Splutt 10 months ago