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Firefox notification in lower right of screen freezes Windows 7

It seems that recently Firefox (perhaps the pop-up notifications) are freezing my Windows 7 machine. I have used Firefox for years without this problem. During the pas… (read more)

It seems that recently Firefox (perhaps the pop-up notifications) are freezing my Windows 7 machine. I have used Firefox for years without this problem. During the past weeks I notice that system freezes seem to happen when a Firefox pop-up notification appears at the lower right of the screen (e.g. Firefox 38.0.5 is available ...). The mouse will continue to move the cursor on the screen for a few seconds, then that freezes to. I get no response from the keyboard, even CTRL-ALT-DEL and power button fail to reboot the machine; I must remove and reattach the power cord.

Hoping that Mozilla had fixed the problem I updated today to Firefox 39.0, but when a Firefox browser plugin presented a notification in the lower right of the screen the system froze again. I do not have this freeze problem when Mozilla Thunderbird presents a notification in the lower right of the screen (e.g. XXXXXX received 6 new messages).

Asked by cevsocial 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Firefox screen froze | Firefox Hang | on one gallery page

Hi, I have a WordPress website that has a gallery page contains 6 galleries with approximately 80 images. This page loads fine in chrome, safari, and IE, but when we open… (read more)

Hi, I have a WordPress website that has a gallery page contains 6 galleries with approximately 80 images. This page loads fine in chrome, safari, and IE, but when we open that link in Firefox, the browser freeze for approximately 1 minute. The issue happens ONLY in Mozilla firefox.

I am using Firefox version: 49.0.1. I have checked the issue on different systems and different geo-locations as well. Can someone please advice on this?

Link: http://bit.ly/2dJDx9E

Thanks in advance.

Asked by sourabh.measure 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Why wont Firefox start after latest update (Win 10)

Firefox did one of its auto updates yesterday, and since then I cannot get it to start successfully. I see the process running in task manager, but it never displays. H… (read more)

Firefox did one of its auto updates yesterday, and since then I cannot get it to start successfully. I see the process running in task manager, but it never displays. Have to manually kill the task to troubleshoot. Rebooted. Cleared all system cache, uninstalled Firefox, deleted all related folders, and re-installed. Nothing works. I hate IE, please save me from it.

Asked by B1keDude 2 years ago

Last reply by B1keDude 2 years ago

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Firefox freezes system randomly

Hardware: Lenovo Ideapad 100 Laptop, i3-5005U CPU, 8GB RAM. Software: Arch Linux OS, Kernel 4.19, Firefox 63. Issue: While using Firefox, the system freezes completely, f… (read more)

Hardware: Lenovo Ideapad 100 Laptop, i3-5005U CPU, 8GB RAM. Software: Arch Linux OS, Kernel 4.19, Firefox 63.

Issue: While using Firefox, the system freezes completely, forcing a reboot. This happens randomly, and may be minutes after launching the program, or spaced by a few days. It is especially common while watching videos on Youtube (If I open several tabs with one focused on a long video on Youtube, it is very likely the system will eventually freeze) but it has also happened when trying to switch tabs, opening firefox's menu, and scrolling.

What I've tried: Reinstalling Firefox, creating a new places database, disabling hardware acceleration. I use no extensions. After each of these tweaks, the system has eventually frozen at least once. I have tried stressing the system's CPU and -virtual- memory for a while in two separate occassions using the STRESS program, with no freezes. Temepratures always stay below 65C. I have also tried "stressing" the system using two other browsers: Opera and Chromium. Opening many sites in tabs, with one focusing a playing video on Youtube, and letting it run for a long while. No freezes either.

It might be related to this issue: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=236686 but for me it has only happened while using Firefox, and no other program like LibreOffice, Chromium, Opera, PCManFM, stress, etc.

Is there any way to fix this? It is very disappointing as I much prefer using Firefox than any other browser.

Asked by gerebord 1 year ago

Last reply by gerebord 1 year ago

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Download popup window freeze firefox

Hello everyone, I have an issue with firefox when I try to download files (ex: pdf, etc...) When I click on the link, I have the popup that appear to display if I want to… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I have an issue with firefox when I try to download files (ex: pdf, etc...) When I click on the link, I have the popup that appear to display if I want to open or store my file in the folder. And it's the moment that Firefox freeze (I try to select radio button answer for example and I have to wait 1 min for example before I can do it)

I have tried to start from a fresh profile.

I have the latest version 64.0 of my browser (on Linux Mint)

Do you have any idea of how I can fix the issue ?

Thanks

Asked by akred 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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every time I click a link to YouTube firefox freezes and I have to force it closed with the task manager

If I hit a link in Facebook and it is a YouTube video, Firefox goes unresponsive and I have to open the task manager and close Firefox. This happens even if it opens in a… (read more)

If I hit a link in Facebook and it is a YouTube video, Firefox goes unresponsive and I have to open the task manager and close Firefox. This happens even if it opens in a new window. I can't even open YouTube on its own without having this happen, can you tell me why? I do have three links that I have bookmarked that are YouTube videos and they play fine, but nothing else.

Asked by llahair 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I've encountered a website that hangs when I have Network Monitor up. If there a workaround for this?

I use Network Monitor to see the URL's that websites are using internally. There's a site which seems to have been written to circumvent this functionality. If I access… (read more)

I use Network Monitor to see the URL's that websites are using internally. There's a site which seems to have been written to circumvent this functionality. If I access the site while the Network Monitor is up, the Network Monitor automatically switches to the Debugger. When I switch back to the Network Monitor, the site hangs until I close the Network Monitor and then the site proceeds. It appears that the site has a way of detecting that the Network Monitor is up. Is there a way to make it so the web page cannot detect that the Network Monitor is up and cannot take control of it?

Asked by perl 1 year ago

Last reply by perl 1 year ago

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I can not get the menu button to work

I am running Firefox on Linux Mint 13 Maya. For some reason many of the buttons in Firefox (not on webpages but in FireFox itself) do not respond to mouse clicks. I have… (read more)

I am running Firefox on Linux Mint 13 Maya. For some reason many of the buttons in Firefox (not on webpages but in FireFox itself) do not respond to mouse clicks. I have tried Safemode, refresh/restore and uninstall/reboot/reinstall. Still the same problem. I have a hard time accessing settings because the menu button is one of those that "depresses" but does not respond to any mouse clicks. Also I can not activate or deactivate plugins because of the same problem.

Asked by MilwTD 5 years ago

Answered by MilwTD 4 years ago

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Firefox and Thunderbird not responding when attempting to manage files

when I try to download a file, from a web link, with firefox, I see a flashing of the icons on the desktop wallpaper and then firefox hangs until I click on the applicati… (read more)

when I try to download a file, from a web link, with firefox, I see a flashing of the icons on the desktop wallpaper and then firefox hangs until I click on the application windows and appears the "not responding" message on the upper blue bar . The only thing left is to close the application by clicking on the x or by ctrl-alt-del and terminating. Same thing happens if clicking on "menù file --> open file" or it trying to Open file from the "Import and backup" button of the bookmarks library window. In addition, Firefox hangs also when clicking on the Menù "Options" tab.

A very similar thing happens with thunderbird when I try to attach files to new messages that I am composing: desktop flashing and software hangs and I have to terminate it. If i open preferences to browse the

I have tried many solutions for Firefox and for Thunderbird, including safe mode, OS safe mode, Refreshing, uninstalling both of them and reinstalling after deleting every profile folder to be sure to reinstall from schratch. I tried portable versions, uninstalled antivirus (at the moment I am running no antivirus at all ! ), updated video card NVidia quadro NVS440 drivers.

I posted a similar question about thunderbird on this forum here but I am getting convinced that the problem is about how mozilla products interact with explorer file dialog window since I essentially get the same problem when trying to work with files.

I saw a similar question here exept for the fact that I have thunderbird out of order too.

So far I couldn't figure out how to solve all this. Hope someone can help me because I have been using firefox and mozilla for more than 10 years now and would like to continue.

Thanks in advance. Bye

Asked by indebu 4 years ago

Last reply by indebu 4 years ago

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Why does Firefox update search paralyze web connectivity?

Running the latest Firefox (51.0.1) in Windows 10. Every time Firefox searches for updates, not only will Firefox not open any web page, neither will Chrome (Firefox is … (read more)

Running the latest Firefox (51.0.1) in Windows 10. Every time Firefox searches for updates, not only will Firefox not open any web page, neither will Chrome (Firefox is my default). This a new phenomenon since a recent update. Any suggestions?

Thanks.

Asked by ethantb 3 years ago

Last reply by ethantb 3 years ago

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Red screen locking Firefox saying Firefox_Critical_Error

I am getting a solid red screen with screeching sound saying a web site is trying to do something to my computer and that it's a FIREFOX CRITICAL ERROR and I need to call… (read more)

I am getting a solid red screen with screeching sound saying a web site is trying to do something to my computer and that it's a FIREFOX CRITICAL ERROR and I need to call help desk. The only way I have found to close the window is to open Task Manager and close Firefox. Sometimes after rebooting the page will go away for a period of time but it always comes back. HELP! How do I get rid of this monster? The Windows 10 Virus scanner won't clear it and neither will Malwarebytes malware scanner.

Thank you, Jake

Asked by jakebe2 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Opening new tab (firefox 57.0) causing BSOD in Win 10 with BAD_POOL_CALLER code

Hi, as topic suggest I?m having BSOD crashes recently. They occur almost every time I'm opening a new tab on new firefox quantum (57.0). Other than that recently I've add… (read more)

Hi, as topic suggest I?m having BSOD crashes recently. They occur almost every time I'm opening a new tab on new firefox quantum (57.0). Other than that recently I've added new Monitor (Dell U2417HJ) to my setup. I've done driver check/updating using Driver Easy, but BSOD still occurs. Next, I installed BlueScreenView to scan the *.dmp file. It shows that last crash was caused by tcpip.sys driver. Here is a link to my *.dmp file: https://1drv.ms/u/s!ArPqFGF0mm6qmHYuADV-JbCiQYme Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by cagi 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Fedora 25, Firefox 57.0 tabs "crash"

Fedora 25, Firefox 57.0 with more than one tab only the last at the right displayed and can not move to another, you click in a different tab and nothing happens, but you… (read more)

Fedora 25, Firefox 57.0 with more than one tab only the last at the right displayed and can not move to another, you click in a different tab and nothing happens, but you close tabs and that works

I have to close tabs to reach the one I want and have access to the content.

thanks

Asked by randallrodriguezw 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Sites using flash player make Mozilla Firefox browser freeze.

Sometime in the past 3 months, when I use Replay Poker's site almost every time, or occasionally when I use Angry Birds Friends on Facebook in Mozilla (both use flash), a… (read more)

Sometime in the past 3 months, when I use Replay Poker's site almost every time, or occasionally when I use Angry Birds Friends on Facebook in Mozilla (both use flash), and leave a poker table or the ABF game, it freezes my Mozilla browser. When using Replay's site this happens 8-10 times out of 10. With ABF, it happens 1 out of every 5-6 times I use it. I am unable to click on or in the browser window, and cannot close the browser with the x at the upper right of the window. The only thing that works at that point is to hold my mouse over my Mozilla icon in the taskbar, and when the small window icons pop up, I can close them using the x on the small icon. What seems to reset the browser is if I have two or more tabs open, and click the upper-right x while mouse hovering over the taskbar icon, getting the "close multiple tabs?" warning. If I click no, then the browser usually seems to reset and start operating normally again. Though, sometimes that still does not allow me to open a new flash window, so I have to completely close Mozilla and restart it again. I have noted a couple other mentions of this problem, but have yet to find a solution that works.

My graphic card drivers are updated. I am using the most updated version of Flash as well.

Asked by BigKK 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Browser hangup with CPU load ~100%

Firstly, I want to say right away that the problem arose with the release of the 57th version, that is, Quantum. Until the 57th version everything was fine. And also I wa… (read more)

Firstly, I want to say right away that the problem arose with the release of the 57th version, that is, Quantum. Until the 57th version everything was fine. And also I want to say that this problem does not exist in other browsers. The problem manifests itself in this case: If you open the site of the dns-shop.ru or technopoint.ru store and, without waiting for the page to fully load, click on any item on the page, for example, on the left, select the directory partition, then the whole browser hangs. In this case, the browser stops responding to any pressing in the interface and generally does not react to anything, except for the completion of the process in the task manager. That is, I open the task manager and find there a process of firefox that uses almost all the resources of the CPU. After that, I end the process and firefox starts to work and writes that the "tab has dropped" (image # 3) I noticed the same problem on other sites, in particular youtube, vk, fb. Also, with fast transitions between site pages or streaming video, the browser may hang and the CPU load immediately 90-100%. Tried it on a completely clean firefox, on a freshly installed one, it ran without add-ons. All the same. I have to use google chrome until it's fixed ...

Asked by Sc0rpi0n3 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox won't force quit. I have tried hard and soft restarts, but the Firefox app stops the computer from carrying out command as Firefox won't close.

Using a Macbook Pro with Yosemite OS X. Firefox app won't 'force quit'. I have tried hard and soft restarts, but the Firefox app stops the computer from carrying out co… (read more)

Using a Macbook Pro with Yosemite OS X. Firefox app won't 'force quit'. I have tried hard and soft restarts, but the Firefox app stops the computer from carrying out command as Firefox won't close. I can't update the Firefox software as the current Firefox app is still open, or delete the app, for the same reason. Cannot use Firefox in Safe Mode (a route to a possible solution in other threads) because I can't access the Firefox menu. Also, can't update Mac software, as it requires a restart, and the technically open Firefox app will prevent this. Help?

Asked by noodles231 4 years ago

Last reply by guigs 4 years ago

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Firefox froze on the nav links below the visible line on this page: http://weldtables.com/ Is there something I can do to fix this or is this buggy behavior?

Windows 10, the new MS browser handled the page OK. Firefox froze on every link ( ALL | BEST SELLERS | PRO SERIES | FAB BLOCKS ). That is about all I know about it. … (read more)

Windows 10, the new MS browser handled the page OK. Firefox froze on every link ( ALL | BEST SELLERS | PRO SERIES | FAB BLOCKS ). That is about all I know about it.

Asked by sdewolfe 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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FireFox 53.0.2 does not load anything when you keep it opened for some hours. I had to close and reopen ever time to make it work. Its not loading anything.

FireFox 53.0.2 does not load anything when you keep it opened for some hours. I had to close and reopen ever time to make it work. Its not loading anything. It keeps loa… (read more)

FireFox 53.0.2 does not load anything when you keep it opened for some hours. I had to close and reopen ever time to make it work. Its not loading anything. It keeps loading. no specific error.

Asked by CrazyHat 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago