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Firefox 4 freezes, can't click on anything, type in search bar, or go to any website.

It stopped working like 2 weeks ago. I don't know what happened but when I open it I can't use it. I can't type in the search bar, I can't click anything, or go to any we… (read more)

It stopped working like 2 weeks ago. I don't know what happened but when I open it I can't use it. I can't type in the search bar, I can't click anything, or go to any website. I can minimize it/close it by right clicking, not by the X or -. It seems to be working but with an error, the little "loading" icon keeps going but doesn't stop:

http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/5307/15152548etljf6px.png

I've tried everything! I've uninstalled, reinstalled, deleted every other version of Firefox, everything!

Asked by TheThinkingAtheist 9 years ago

Last reply by IleneRM 8 years ago

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How do I hide the Add-on Bar by default?

Whenever I disable the Add-on Bar, it returns after I restart Firefox. Is there any way to make it hidden by default? The only button in it for me is Firebug, and its alr… (read more)

Whenever I disable the Add-on Bar, it returns after I restart Firefox. Is there any way to make it hidden by default? The only button in it for me is Firebug, and its already got a toolbar button and a keyboard shortcut. Thanks!

Asked by Grant Heaslip 9 years ago

Last reply by Macenro 8 years ago

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Why is Firefox 7 Beta so slow and lags or locks up and crashes?

Ok I noticed that the Firefox updates have been coming quite rapidly and that the latest version is Beat. I understand Beta versions will have bugs and kinks that need to… (read more)

Ok I noticed that the Firefox updates have been coming quite rapidly and that the latest version is Beat. I understand Beta versions will have bugs and kinks that need to be worked out. My Problem is websites load slow as crap or don't load all together. And getting on Facebook? Forget that! Facebook has enough issues without throwing a slow Browser in the mix. My question is this. Does Firefox 7 Beta have some issues with responsiveness and speed? I noticed alot of people having the same issue as far as browsing speed. And before anyone suggests clearing history and cache. I have already done that several times. I have even checked my computer for viruses and anything else that might cause a problem like that. Add-ons and any extra toolbars are either removed or disabled and certain sites will still not load properly. Any extra information or advice would be very much appreciated! Thank you! A Loyal Firefox user.

Asked by rebelrenegade1 8 years ago

Last reply by skostek 8 years ago

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Change cursor

With FF24, when I move the mouse over a link the cursor end changes from an arrow to a magnifying glass. While FF is not my main browser, I do use it a fair amount and n… (read more)

With FF24, when I move the mouse over a link the cursor end changes from an arrow to a magnifying glass. While FF is not my main browser, I do use it a fair amount and never saw (or noticed) this before. Is there a way to keep it arrow only? Thanks,

Asked by Roger 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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how do i really stop autoplay (including autoplay triggered by scripts)

when media starts playing on my computer without my consent, this should be considered a cybercime. The only way for a video to start playing should be `right click ->… (read more)

when media starts playing on my computer without my consent, this should be considered a cybercime.

The only way for a video to start playing should be `right click -> play`

cut the nonsense with the *media.autoplay.enabled* switch. it doesnt work and it never will. as soon as the website uses any kind of scripting, this switch is ineffective.


which extension do i need to install to stop this autoplay nightmare forever?

Asked by Jazoray 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Installing firefox 4 in Linux Ubuntu

Downloaded Firefox 4 beta3. I'm on Linux (Mint-ubuntu). I am assuming it detected my OS, because it offered no choices. (got a .tar.bz2 file) I was expecting a self-in… (read more)

Downloaded Firefox 4 beta3. I'm on Linux (Mint-ubuntu). I am assuming it detected my OS, because it offered no choices. (got a .tar.bz2 file)

I was expecting a self-installing file (like Chrome and Virtualbox provide) where one can just click on the file and it installs (just like in windoze). (you guys really should make it as easy as for chrome - not everyone on Linux is a geek).

I have no idea how to install this. If it's just to extract, I don't know the conventions on where to send it, and have it add the program to the Mint menu.

Could you please provide with detailed instructions or point me to the correct file for download? Thanks very much.

Asked by Timmi 9 years ago

Last reply by Robo-Ransom 9 years ago

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whenever i watch streamed .avi movies through DivX firefox crashes, why?

whenever i try to watch DivX movies through a streaming website, the extension to the movies are .avi files, only these streams cause my firefox to crash. if i would just… (read more)

whenever i try to watch DivX movies through a streaming website, the extension to the movies are .avi files, only these streams cause my firefox to crash. if i would just let the firefox load itself out of the problem, which i have, it never does until i CTRL ALT DELETE it in the end task manager.

streaming worked fine for .avi files before the new firefox update, so will this error be fixed, or is it something else? and if so how do i fix the problem so i can continue to view these movies online?

Asked by AMETony 9 years ago

Last reply by myreahz 8 years ago

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I can't use my Mac's pinch-zoom function in Firefox 4, so I can't enlarge the text & images of websites.

I just downloaded Firefox's 4 Beta browser for my new Macbook Pro. When I try to use the pinch and zoom function of my keypad, it has no effect in Firefox 4. I would lik… (read more)

I just downloaded Firefox's 4 Beta browser for my new Macbook Pro. When I try to use the pinch and zoom function of my keypad, it has no effect in Firefox 4.

I would like to be able to use this function with Firefox. Is is just not compatible with the new version 4 beta? How else can you zoom in and enlarge a web page's text & images in firefox 4?

I have already checked my keypad settings and the pinch-zoom function is turned on and works correctly on my desktop, in safari and other programs on my Mac.

Asked by aerlyn02 9 years ago

Last reply by Nytshaed 8 years ago

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mozilla does not work

None of the Mozilla products are working properly anymore in my laptop (Windows 7): Firefox Thunderbird Mozbackup they can start but fail on opeations like restoring book… (read more)

None of the Mozilla products are working properly anymore in my laptop (Windows 7):

Firefox Thunderbird Mozbackup

they can start but fail on opeations like restoring bookmarks or reading emails or backing up

WHY? Or they sa so incredibly slow, maybe if I leave the PC working overnight, they will respond but I cannot work like that

I have updated, reinstalled, diagnosed

The worst thing is when they crash and freeze my pc, then when I restart it it makes the loud intermittent bleep or goes to blue screen and tells me that maybe software installation made it fail.

Other programmes like google chrome work just fine.

Is there a common bug to all the Mozilla products, what is wrong?

thanks

Asked by federicobeatle 3 years ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 3 years ago

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Sites using flash don't work on Firefox 4 beta 7, why not?

When I use FF 4.0b7 on my Mac I try to go to a website using flash (YouTube, Hulu, etc.) and it doesn't display anything. No video, nothing. But when I use FF 3.6.12 any … (read more)

When I use FF 4.0b7 on my Mac I try to go to a website using flash (YouTube, Hulu, etc.) and it doesn't display anything. No video, nothing. But when I use FF 3.6.12 any website using flash works just fine! I've reinstalled Firefox and flash many times over, to no avail. Flash also works in other browsers, just not Firefox 4..

Asked by pgergen 9 years ago

Last reply by MehmetGunduz 9 years ago

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Can't log on to my banking website(M&T) but I can in Internet Explorer. Happened within the last week or 2.

Can't log on to my online banking site, but it works in IE: https://onlinebanking.mandtbank.com/SignOn.aspx https://www.mtb.com/personal/Pages/Index.aspx Gives me a syste… (read more)

Can't log on to my online banking site, but it works in IE: https://onlinebanking.mandtbank.com/SignOn.aspx https://www.mtb.com/personal/Pages/Index.aspx

Gives me a system error(no error code)

Asked by jimbodeako 7 years ago

Last reply by bridgford 7 years ago

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Updated to 48, now 95% of RSS feeds say "Live Bookmark feed failed to load"

I have a few dozen RSS feeds, among which askwoody.com and ghacks tech news. After updating to v48, the vast majority of them won't load. Not after a full reboot either, … (read more)

I have a few dozen RSS feeds, among which askwoody.com and ghacks tech news. After updating to v48, the vast majority of them won't load. Not after a full reboot either, and deleting them and readding them does not help either.

Running W7 full updates, have tried disabling all addons, no joy.

Asked by User1138 3 years ago

Last reply by db32 3 years ago

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After the v53 update, on Firefox on OS X, I can't display a local HTML file using file:/// regardless of the browser.tabs.remote.separateFileUriProcess setting.

Prior to the v53 update, I could display my local HTML pages without any problems. (I have NoScript set to allow local files.) After 53, I get a blank white display for … (read more)

Prior to the v53 update, I could display my local HTML pages without any problems. (I have NoScript set to allow local files.)

After 53, I get a blank white display for all local pages, images, etc.

I tried changing the browser.tabs.remote.separateFileUriProcess setting to "true" from the default "false," and restarted the browser. No display of HTML files.

I must say that the change noted in the "Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 53 | Mozilla Add-ons Blog" post regarding "Use a separate content process for file:// URLs. This slightly changes the behavior of _openURIInNewTab." isn't the slightest bit helpful.

Robin

Asked by robin416 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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How do I get Firefox to respond to clicks while transferring data from a website?

When "Transferring data from ... " shows in lower left corner small gray box, or "Connecting" shows in tab header, I get no response or slow response to clicks and keystr… (read more)

When "Transferring data from ... " shows in lower left corner small gray box, or "Connecting" shows in tab header, I get no response or slow response to clicks and keystrokes. How do I regain control without stopping the data transfer?

Asked by Ed.Ferris 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier

To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier this is what im get… (read more)

To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier


this is what im getting i just need to no how to disable this ..i my whole page freezes up until i hit cancel or resend ..there must be a simple way of doing it..guess its a case of if dosent get fixes move to another browser ..

Asked by hawkwind122 9 years ago

Last reply by smw81 8 years ago

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Firefox keeps asking if I want to restore previous session

Firefox keeps asking if I want to restore the previous session and this has been a problem since Firefox 4. I have told Firefox to not save any history or cookies and al… (read more)

Firefox keeps asking if I want to restore the previous session and this has been a problem since Firefox 4.

I have told Firefox to not save any history or cookies and also clear everything when Firefox closes, I have told it to show my homepage when Firefox is starting and I have tried deleting sessionstore.js. I use the following settings in about:config

browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo 0 browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo 0

browser.sessionstore.privacy_level 2 browser.sessionstore.privacy_level_deferred 2 browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash false

I'm currently using Firefox 15 beta with no add-ons on Windows Vista. Firefox sometimes doesn't ask if I want to restore the session, but only if I did close it from the drop down menu and not the x button. Firefox is closing properly.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Silje 7 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 7 years ago