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Suddenly Firefox has stopped working, whether I type the url or hit a bookmark. Why? This is very frustrating

hi about 2 days ago ff stopped working. i type an address into the usual window like i've done a million times, hit enter, and nothing happens. i click on a bookmark… (read more)

hi about 2 days ago ff stopped working. i type an address into the usual window like i've done a million times, hit enter, and nothing happens. i click on a bookmark, the url shows up in the address window, but nothing happens. there are maybe 3 bookmarks that still work, and all the rest are duds. auto-complete still works, but firefox refuses to take to the address. i get a lot of "flash crashes" (thanks, adobe) so i recently updated flash, and that started the problem. this is why i distrust updates. (for the record, i keep current with firefox updates, even though it is still bloatware that uses 2 GB just to run 3 windows. anyway, any help you could offer would be most... helpful! (not sure why my exclamation points are printing as open-brackets, but hey, whatever, that's the internet) thanks, tim

Asked by TIMSPORES 5 years ago

Last reply by John99 5 years ago

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Firefox crash

It crashes whenever I try to look at my Facebook updates (scrolling down), happened only recently when I updated to FireFox 38 crash ID's so far: bp-06ff23ef-5ee7-4f5a-84… (read more)

It crashes whenever I try to look at my Facebook updates (scrolling down), happened only recently when I updated to FireFox 38

crash ID's so far: bp-06ff23ef-5ee7-4f5a-84b7-6f2632150622

d36b0c3b-a98f-433b-b75d-8264146cb188

b3474d0a-eb4d-405e-ab4a-5113cb7e6765

bp-e8ab022b-40dd-4dd7-bd85-ef56c2150615

bp-5dfbdbce-fd3b-475e-8dd3-cc0542150615

bp-d4236d3f-5c4e-454c-b01f-aa97a2150615

Asked by FFUser2015ll 4 years ago

Last reply by David (satdav) 4 years ago

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Firefox crashing all the item (via multiple ways)

Hello all, I am using the latest Firefox on a Windows 7 32 bit machine. Unfortunately Firefox has been running very unstable for the last couple of weeks. Below I descri… (read more)

Hello all,

I am using the latest Firefox on a Windows 7 32 bit machine.

Unfortunately Firefox has been running very unstable for the last couple of weeks. Below I describe some of the problems:-

-Hanging momentarily ie. cannot click on links - Getting black patches on pages - Pages suddenly started to flash quickly

Things I have done to alleviate the problem

- Have refreshed and reset to default settings. - Have disable hardware acceleration in options - Have uninstalled graphics card driver (ATI), removed card completely and been running with embedded Intel graphics.

Unfortunately none of the above have solved the problem. Please also note I have a couple of addons installed but been running the same configuration on a 64 bit Windows 7 machine and everything works ok.

Willing to send crash reports, I would greatly appreciate it if someone could help.

Kind regards,

Kyprianos

Asked by akis73 2 years ago

Last reply by davidspriggs 2 years ago

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Is someone able to analyize my crash report please?

I hope to get some direction with FF crashes, I am getting between 10 & 20 crashes per month. Just recently it's gone crazy. I never get any response from crash repor… (read more)

I hope to get some direction with FF crashes, I am getting between 10 & 20 crashes per month. Just recently it's gone crazy. I never get any response from crash reports submitted???

bp-6e46c5a8-f70b-4e32-8f0a-9d6522141018 18/10/2014 12:08 PM bp-b19134b9-055f-4f25-8548-49da62141018 18/10/2014 11:40 AM bp-2ef9e16b-be87-449c-a39c-fef8d2141018 18/10/2014 11:40 AM bp-034d80c1-e7b8-4472-b26a-c9f182141018 18/10/2014 11:39 AM bp-12ac489c-5ccc-45bc-a9ac-cd3022141018 18/10/2014 11:39 AM bp-c53df39e-cdb7-447a-91dc-89d722141017 17/10/2014 11:20 PM bp-a0088fbe-7e34-4bbb-b5ca-f30d92141017 17/10/2014 3:33 PM bp-df8418b5-9a6b-45e1-bff7-25c062141017 17/10/2014 3:33 PM bp-20d1eb01-6a73-4283-8d80-9b4512141017 17/10/2014 3:33 PM bp-203b11de-1416-47f3-858a-b6bab2141017 17/10/2014 3:30 PM bp-0d77d172-83f5-4ec9-bafd-fa7b52141017 17/10/2014 3:29 PM bp-3b0f77e9-cd40-4d38-9505-3060d2141017 17/10/2014 3:29 PM bp-a4400389-89a2-4bb3-85d4-499942141016 17/10/2014 8:58 AM bp-9fb49d91-4fda-4927-a838-718d82141016 17/10/2014 8:38 AM 150b8cb7-66ac-4dc7-8f5f-50b3530e3a85 10/10/2014 7:56 PM bp-cd3ee511-eec1-424f-b921-8bbae2141006 6/10/2014 6:25 PM bp-bad65a64-18af-4d3a-825f-07a202140927

Asked by Dills58 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Firefox Constantly Crashing since 33.0.3 Update

I know there is another post about this, but the user didn't give too much information, and the "solution" does nothing to help. I had bunch of tabs open, which I normall… (read more)

I know there is another post about this, but the user didn't give too much information, and the "solution" does nothing to help.

I had bunch of tabs open, which I normally do on Firefox without issue, and Firefox automatically updated itself. Shortly after, Firefox crashed while I was trying to access another web page.

Since then, it will constantly crash. If I restart and restore all my tabs, it will normally crash as soon as I try to use a new tab or type in my old ones. If I leave it alone for a while it seems to work for a matter of minutes before crashing again.

I even reset Firefox, but that did nothing for me. It just seems like it wants to crash no matter what I try.

I had just put Firefox as my default web browser (as I had it this way before, but switched to Chrome when too many problems were occurring from a previous update). I had to go right back to Chrome. While I like to keep all my browsers updated, this is simply ridiculous. I have never crashed so many times from doing what a browser is meant to do.

Anyway I can downgrade back to just version 33.0.0 until another version comes out?

Asked by Heatshiver 5 years ago

Last reply by bluptcrzr 5 years ago

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Customize isn't working and LastPass icon isn't appearing

On two different profiles, the Customize option simply isn't working. I see three different places on the GUI to click on Customize, and none works. Nothing happens when … (read more)

On two different profiles, the Customize option simply isn't working. I see three different places on the GUI to click on Customize, and none works. Nothing happens when I click on them, beyond the letters "Customize" appearing at the top of a tab.

After appearing earlier this evening, the LastPass icon is also failing to appear on both profiles.

Asked by conceptualclarity 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Firefox crashed 4 times in the last 10 minutes(now 8 times)

I was browsing some forums and Firefox just kept crashing , it did it 4 times in a little over 10 minutes These are the crash reports just for today , it has also crashe… (read more)

I was browsing some forums and Firefox just kept crashing , it did it 4 times in a little over 10 minutes

These are the crash reports just for today , it has also crashed 3 times just this month not counting these 4 today , and 5 times in February , 6 times in January ,and 5 times in December , its getting old with this crashing situation , i hate IE and Google Chrome , but at least they don't crash all the time

Crash reports for today:

bp-f306666d-35a5-4be7-b937-872762160313
bp-0988a5a7-f2af-475e-947f-af8d02160313
bp-3587aa5e-b7b6-4c27-8a68-e9cbc2160313
bp-5ccdcc1d-3c27-4675-8971-758002160313

So why does it keep crashing ?? , and what can be done to stop it from doing this all the time ?

Any help would be appreciated .... Thanks ... Jim

EDIT:

It just crashed again as i was submitting this post

bp-d772edf1-2d67-4634-a910-88acd2160313

It just crashed 2 more times , , what is causing this ???....Anyone ????????????

I keep having to update this every few minutes , it just crashed AGAIN !!!

Asked by JimDirt 4 years ago

Last reply by John99 4 years ago

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shockwave flash crashes

Hi I am in the same situation as many others I have seen posting here. Shockwave flash is continually crashing to the extent it takes several minutes to get to the add-on… (read more)

Hi I am in the same situation as many others I have seen posting here. Shockwave flash is continually crashing to the extent it takes several minutes to get to the add-ons manager and disable shockwave flash. I have reinstalled all adobe plugins, so they are up to date. I am having real problems accessing a lot of web pages/web page content because with shockwave flash enabled firefox is all but frozen and with shockwave flash disabled a lot of web content isn't available.

I have looked at other threads that I found and have attempted all of the suggested solutions and have selected the Troubleshooting Information option below this text box. I have a huge list of crash reports, unfortunately I am not sure how to load them

Any suggestions appreciated

Regards.

Asked by fredsone 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Firefox crashes

So i was testing my firewall and i went on this site "https://http-evader.semantic-gap.de/#xhr_eicar" so i ran the test and bam firefox crash Safe Mode Too I did it with… (read more)

So i was testing my firewall and i went on this site "https://http-evader.semantic-gap.de/#xhr_eicar" so i ran the test and bam firefox crash Safe Mode Too I did it with google chrome,opera,IE, They Did not crash Also tried it with Yandex no crash

Asked by Nando0 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox hangs. Doesn't give a clean crash. Doesn't give report. Cannot restart. Removed completely (even Mozilla Maintenance) and re-installed: same problem.

Firefox has been my browser of choice for about 6 years. On 3/16 /15 it stopped working. I tried all of the suggestions. I then completely uninstalled Firefox and Mozill… (read more)

Firefox has been my browser of choice for about 6 years. On 3/16 /15 it stopped working. I tried all of the suggestions. I then completely uninstalled Firefox and Mozilla Maintenance. I restarted and checked my disks and memory. All other browsers: IE, Safari, Chrome & Opera work fine. I installed from Firefox Setup 36.0.3.exe this morning. Same problem. Works for about 5 minutes and then hangs.

Firefox hangs. Doesn't give a clean crash. Doesn't give report. Cannot restart. Removed completely (even Mozilla Maintenance) and re-installed: same problem.

What can I do?

Asked by iskeen 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Since last update starting FF takes 20min or more, often FF is "not responding", hundreds of "Unresponsive Scripts" etc. . I'm sick of it !

Since last update starting FF takes 20min or more, often FF is "not responding", I get totally white or black starting pages, lots of "Unresponsive Script" messages, miss… (read more)

Since last update starting FF takes 20min or more, often FF is "not responding", I get totally white or black starting pages, lots of "Unresponsive Script" messages, missing or misplaced buttons on pages, pages malformed, error messages of "Profile Missing", " Unresponsive Plugin", when FF is "not responding" it freezes and then closes so al my work is gone, NULLIFIED ! etc. . It's getting on my nerves, I'm sick of it !

Asked by louis.m 4 years ago

Last reply by J0es 4 years ago

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Tabs crashing randomly

I can be actively browsing or be afk, it doesn't matter it seems, but sometimes tab would just crash. Can be active tab or some other, I'm kinda lost. I suspect it's hard… (read more)

I can be actively browsing or be afk, it doesn't matter it seems, but sometimes tab would just crash. Can be active tab or some other, I'm kinda lost. I suspect it's hardware acceleration related, but I would like to fix the issue rather than turn it off.

Some reports:

bp-dffa0904-8976-421e-bb3a-7a5aa0190327

bp-7cf2d617-22a2-4f6e-ad3b-db92f0190327

bp-5af1444e-bf68-4f2a-983b-715590190327

bp-7bd8ad76-c929-44df-9a39-83f430190325

bp-682cc861-90c0-4186-a369-f30a80190325

I would love to find a reason and a fix for that. Using latest nvidia drivers and latest firefox.

Asked by qazqazqaz 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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firefox crashes and process won't terminate, deleting profile won't fix

a few days ago my firefox started acting weird. after random time, usually about 30 - 100 minutes after using it, it would crash. in fact, it doesnt "crash", but actually… (read more)

a few days ago my firefox started acting weird. after random time, usually about 30 - 100 minutes after using it, it would crash. in fact, it doesnt "crash", but actually just stops loading pages. when i then close it, the firefox process keeps going in the background. and nothing i do, not even terminating it will kill it completely. it just stays.

on this website it says you can try deleting the profile.ini file. so i did that, and it does infact kill the process and let me start firefox again. BUT! this time, it instantly crashes again. on the first page i try to load it dies and doesnt load it, and when i then check the task manager, there is TWO firefox processes (the first one reappears, out of nowhere it seems).

i also tried reinstalling it COMPLETELY (deleting every firefox folder i could find on this pc) and am up to date with the versions. i did the same to java and adobe, just in case. doesnt fix.

there are of course many other things to try on this website, and i think by now i tried all of them. they do work for the moment. they will untangle firefox and let me start it once more, but with not much success as it will create another process and crash right again.

i've also tried safe mode with network, and it actually works there. interestingly, if i then restart the pc again, it will work just one more time without a crash - well, until i shut down the pc and start it a second time, where the problem will reappear.

yesterday the same thing happened to skype! when i started it there then were two skype icons in the task bar, one of them being completely dead (you couldnt even click on it, and right clicking it would open a small, empty box) and the other one being the actual skype, but just not working because no matter how hard you tried, you couldnt log in. however, this was fixed by disabling uPnP in the skype menu. could it have something to do with uPnP? does firefox use it too?

im currently using google chrome while firefox isnt working, and i would love to return to firefox soon. please help! im all out of ideas.

Asked by thepimpcane 5 years ago

Last reply by madmaxxc 4 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Hi', Firefox started to crash unexpectedly after a couple of months since I first installed it. It had happen before, reason why I had to switch to Chrome. I never really… (read more)

Hi', Firefox started to crash unexpectedly after a couple of months since I first installed it. It had happen before, reason why I had to switch to Chrome. I never really tried to find out why until now. It doesn't happen at startup just randomly and unexpectedly. Tried the comon solutions of uninstalling it, reinstalling Adobe Flash player, the computer is well maintained and cleaned regularly with CClaner and Windows Security suite. Any idea what I can do to solve it> Thank you in advance!

Asked by akquaman 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Flash is crashing Firefox

FF was acting normally all day, including YouTube. I viewed some instructional videos, and they played fine. Then in the evening, I went to YouTube, and FF started cras… (read more)

FF was acting normally all day, including YouTube. I viewed some instructional videos, and they played fine. Then in the evening, I went to YouTube, and FF started crashing constantly. Sometimes a video would play for a few seconds before crashing, other times FF would crash as soon as I clicked on something. I changed absolutely nothing, no settings, nothing since when it was working fine earlier in the day. Sometimes it crashes even when I'm not playing any video. I assume that some video on the site I'm on probably started automatically (ads).

I've been looking through tons of questions, threads, etc. The only thing I can find is that it's probably related to Flash. I've uninstalled it (v17), reinstalled v18, hardware acceleration is off, Windows updated, etc. I can't find anything else to try.

Below are the crash reports. There's only four because usually when FF crashes I usually don't take the time to submit the report, so these are all from today:

bp-21329c08-0ba9-4ded-b9bf-bb19e2150612 bp-1dd0fd8d-d04b-48d8-8d17-3c1a32150612 bp-141d79d4-8e59-4d81-96e0-3dd252150612 bp-c7dc4c7f-c7eb-46a9-87a7-e8b222150612

One of the crash reports noted this: Related Bugs

723133 VERIFIED FIXED Crash Report [@ PluginWndProcInternal ] stack overflow from infinite recursion

But I can't figure out what to do to fix it. Any ideas?

Asked by LGG62 4 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 years ago

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very slow opening hangs closing

Firefox has been running slow upon opening and slow upon closing .( Hanging; with up to 500k in memory. To close now I must end task via the Task manager. it is so bad I … (read more)

Firefox has been running slow upon opening and slow upon closing .( Hanging; with up to 500k in memory. To close now I must end task via the Task manager. it is so bad I must use "the other guys" browser that begins with "I" and ends with "R" in order to contact you.

The following, are solutions I have tried.

Safe mode disabled add-ons and plugins removed cookies, session, places, SQLite files among others as suggested deleted old profiles; created new profiles re-installed, fresh installs of various versions * after removing all traces of FF on the system run various virus, malware checks *including Microsoft, Malware Bytes, Trend Micro (full system online scan which took hours to complete). replaced the Time Warner Cable Modem Tried with and without add-ons directly connected from the Modem to the Computer bypassing my router. spent hours trouble shooting using various recommendations and suggestions via the internet and this forum to no avail. and have accomplished nothing accept make the situation worse.

its a miracle if I can get FF to start even in safe mode .

I am handicapping you I am sure since I am unable to provide more trouble shooting information. I don't know how to get it from FF into IE. for that I apologize. Currently using

windows 7 home sp1 64-bit I7 3770 16.0 gig RAM

FF Ver. 41.0.2 yes I know it is a tad older but the problems remain regardless of version. 

I am lost, old, and tired after having spent countless hours on this and not being to familiar with Forums, I am begging for help and thanking you in advance for it.

Cheers,


Lowensj

Asked by lowensj 4 years ago

Last reply by pineappleseller 4 years ago

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Bad news first: This tab has crashed on Firefox 50

I just got a new hard drive on my computer and downloaded Firefox. Here's what it's showing at times on YouTube videos: Bad news first: This tab has crashed How the heck … (read more)

I just got a new hard drive on my computer and downloaded Firefox. Here's what it's showing at times on YouTube videos: Bad news first: This tab has crashed How the heck can I fix this. This ticks me off so darn much it makes me want to punch my computer screen. I absolutely need help.

Asked by sabbath99 3 years ago

Last reply by guigs 3 years ago