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Why do certain websites default to bottom of page upon opening?

When I am opening up sites like REI.com and mountainhardwear.com the web page defaults to the bottom of the page. It only happens on certain websites. I can open gmail,… (read more)

When I am opening up sites like REI.com and mountainhardwear.com the web page defaults to the bottom of the page. It only happens on certain websites. I can open gmail, hotmail, amazon - and it stays at the top of the page.

Asked by grasshopper104 8 years ago

Last reply by Mr. News 8 years ago

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Java Applets don't run correctly on Mac any more. On Windows everything is correct. 3 months ago it was also working perfect with mac.

I call a Java class from JavaScript in HTML-Code. The JavaScript get loaded earlier then the Java Applet. Even the Java Applet-Tag is on the top. When I have a button in … (read more)

I call a Java class from JavaScript in HTML-Code. The JavaScript get loaded earlier then the Java Applet. Even the Java Applet-Tag is on the top. When I have a button in HTML to start the Java-class with JavaScript, it works. But it should also be possible to do that right after loading die Java Applet. Until 3 months ago it was working always properly on Mac with Firefox for 6 years. On Windows it still works perfect with Firefox. And it worked always perfect on Windows with Internet Exlorer and Chrome. I hope you can solve this problem. With Safari Java Applets don't run any more even Java is active in Safari. So my customers have just Firefox to work with on Mac. Chrome doesn't work on Mac. Here is my Code. The Applet is signed by symantec:

<html>
 <head>
 <applet code="testmacsigned.class" archive="testmacsigned.jar" width="0" height="0" mayscript name="testmac" id="testmac"></applet>
 <title>Offline Reservation hellocut</title>
 <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
 
     <!--<object type="application/x-java-applet" name="testmac" id="testmac" width="10" height="10">
         <param name="archive" value="testmacsigned.jar"> 
         <param name="code" value="testmacsigned.class">
         <param name="mayscript" value="yes"> 
         <param name="scriptable" value="true"> 
     </object>-->
     <!-- <embed code="testmacsigned.class" type="application/x-java-applet" archive="testmacsigned.jar" mayscript name="testmac">
        <noembed>
          No Java Support.
        </noembed>
      </embed>-->



 <script language="JavaScript">
 <!--
  function fctapplet(){
   window.document.testmac.testmacsigned();   
  }
 -->
 </script>
 </head>
 <body>
 <table>
  <tr>
   <td>
    <input type="button" onClick="javascript:fctapplet();" value="go">
   </td>
  </tr>
 </table>
 <table>
  <tr>
   <td>
    
   </td>
  </tr>
 </table>

 <script language="JavaScript">
 <!--
  window.document.testmac.testmacsigned();   
 -->
 </script>

 </body>

</html>

The last command - window.document.testmac.testmacsigned(); - doesn't work anymore because the Java Applet on the top isnt' loaded allready.

Asked by firefoxproblemonmac 6 years ago

Last reply by vinay.samant 6 years ago

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after updating to Firefox 8, I lost almost all the icons associated with my bookmarks. Bookmarks will work, but they show an empty square instead of the icon associated with the website they are linked to. What's the bug here??

I had many sites bookmarked in Firefox 7. All these bookmarks were associated to icons linked to the sites. Almost all my bookmarks lost their icons (now replaced by an e… (read more)

I had many sites bookmarked in Firefox 7. All these bookmarks were associated to icons linked to the sites. Almost all my bookmarks lost their icons (now replaced by an empty square) after updating to Firefox 8. Que pasa ??

Asked by frfx 8 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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Since Firefox 61 up to current version Netflix will not stream.

Firefox issued another update today, to 62.0, but this additional new update still did not fix Netflix bug: Error Code: F7121-1331-P7 Is anyone in this forum able to esca… (read more)

Firefox issued another update today, to 62.0, but this additional new update still did not fix Netflix bug: Error Code: F7121-1331-P7 Is anyone in this forum able to escalate the bug report to address this problem with Netflix?

Asked by loyall 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why Won't The Clear Cache Button Work?

Since the newest update, it is impossible to simply clear the cache, from the browser. When I click on the "Clear Now" button, it only reduces it by 1 or 1 megs at a time… (read more)

Since the newest update, it is impossible to simply clear the cache, from the browser. When I click on the "Clear Now" button, it only reduces it by 1 or 1 megs at a time! Well, if I have 550 to clear, am I supposed to sit here all day, to do what used to take five seconds?

Asked by StevenCee 4 years ago

Last reply by MGM808 3 years ago

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cannot open a pdf

Hi I am having problems opening a pdf file in Firefox. I have Firefox v4.0.1. When i attempt to open the file it gives a blank page. I can open the file successfully in I… (read more)

Hi

I am having problems opening a pdf file in Firefox. I have Firefox v4.0.1. When i attempt to open the file it gives a blank page. I can open the file successfully in Internet Explorer 8. I am using Windows XP Professional. I have had problems with Adobe Plugins in Firefox in the past so i use Foxit Reader to open PDFs. I can open the pdf file successfully in Foxit Reader. I have the Foxit Reader Plug-In for Mozilla 1.0.1.1117 enabled.

thanks

Asked by richlaughlin 9 years ago

Last reply by Hasan 8 years ago

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After most recent update, Firefox keep hanging intermittently with "Not Responding".

After the most recent update, my Firefox browser begins to hang intermittently with "Not Responding". I have checked the extensions and plug-in like Java, all of them are… (read more)

After the most recent update, my Firefox browser begins to hang intermittently with "Not Responding". I have checked the extensions and plug-in like Java, all of them are the latest updated ones. Everytime I open a new site or click on links to load another page, it happens. Every single time.

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by fleuro 8 years ago

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realplayer won't download videos

I downloaded Firefox 3.6.4 today, and am not able to go to various sites as i did prior to the download, to successfully access the "download this video" in realplayer SP… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox 3.6.4 today, and am not able to go to various sites as i did prior to the download, to successfully access the "download this video" in realplayer SP. It works fine in IE8, but i like to use FireFox. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== i downloaded the latest version 3.6.4

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by DBerry 8 years ago

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I can't access google groups I keep getting redirected and not sent to the group help please?

I have memberships to multiple google groups while I can access the main page listing the groups I am in. I click to access anyone of my groups, I keep getting redirected… (read more)

I have memberships to multiple google groups while I can access the main page listing the groups I am in. I click to access anyone of my groups, I keep getting redirected. and I can't I am using the latest version of Firefox and I am using a Windows 7 64 bit operating system.

URL of affected sites

http://groups.google.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by nanouk 9 years ago

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How to stop Adobe flash plugin from crashing on hulu... Its up to date and every thing

I can't watch videos on HULU. Every time I try my adobe flash plug in crashes. The plug in is up to date and I checke don adobe's site and they told me to check here. … (read more)

I can't watch videos on HULU. Every time I try my adobe flash plug in crashes. The plug in is up to date and I checke don adobe's site and they told me to check here.

URL of affected sites

http://hulu.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by calvin2a 9 years ago

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Can't open or close Firefox; already uninstalled, reinstalled, created new profile, deleted parent lock, etc. tried everything; many reboots, etc. what's left?!

Hi, I hope someone can help! I've tried everything. I’m using a desktop; Dell; newer. Windows 10; 1903; plenty of speed and space left. No viruses, etc.; have done many … (read more)

Hi, I hope someone can help! I've tried everything.

I’m using a desktop; Dell; newer. Windows 10; 1903; plenty of speed and space left. No viruses, etc.; have done many scans (malwarebytes, adware, etc.)

For whatever reason (I think I incorrectly shut down Firefox and/or my computer, and that was the beginning of the problem), Firefox is causing lot of issues.

Won’t open or close. followed all the advice on this site.

Found out on this site to try ending Firefox in task manager; when that didn’t work; went in to and deleted parent.lock from the profile.

Then rebooted the computer; still wouldn’t open (or did once, but then had the same problem?) Tried shutting off the computer and restarting rather than rebooting many times during all this process as well.

I followed what someone said about adding the word OLD after places.sqlite. So in the original profile folder I have:

    places.sqliteOLD
    places.sqlite-shmOLD
    places.sqlite-walOLD

that didn’t help things. Then someone said to add OLD to ‘prefs.js’

So I have:

      prefs.jsOLD
      prefs-1jsOLD
      prefs-2.jsOLD
      prefs-3.jsOLD
                  Etc….up to # 9; I have 9 of them

That didn’t help.

I then saved that original profile to the desktop. Uninstalled Firefox; and reinstalled it.

If you go into profile folder, it shows the original profile(‘default’) and a new one I guess it creates when you reinstall Firefox? (called ’default-release’).

I tried opening etc. with that new ‘default-release’ profile. Same issues. Again I went into task manager, to end process (sometimes works for some of the instances; but usually not all?); deleted parent.lock again. Rebooted.

Then I created a brand new profile (without going into Firefox; but following some instructions on how to create a new profile without Firefox being open).

I opened Firefox with that brand new profile (it asks me which of the 3 profiles I want to use when I went to open Firefox). I opened tabs, used it, etc. works ok; …..

BUT it won’t close or reopen! So same issues with the brand new profile!

The ‘default-release’ profile and the brand new one I created were never changed or touched; never added the word OLD to anything in there; made no changes.

So Firefox wouldn’t close; so I had to do all of the above again (try to end task in task manager; delete parent.lock, and reboot).

So now I’m at my wits end!!!

I can’t find anything left to try.  : (

I hope someone can help!

Thanks!

Asked by FirefoxHelpPlease 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Firefox 23 uses 1.2 GB of RAM with 4 tabs open!

I just checked task manager, since my computer was running a bit slow, and found firefox to be using nearly 1.2 GIGABYTES of RAM, with only 4 tabs open + Chatzilla for IR… (read more)

I just checked task manager, since my computer was running a bit slow, and found firefox to be using nearly 1.2 GIGABYTES of RAM, with only 4 tabs open + Chatzilla for IRC. I have Skyrim running at the same time, and it is using LESS RAM than Firefox is!

I've tried disabling plugins, to the point where I only have the Flash and Adobe PDF ones running, I had to disable the plugin container since it crashes repeatedly (Usually at least once every couple of days). I tried using the "Free Memory" options in about:memory, and they do literally nothing to reduce the RAM usage. It's normally between 400 and 600 MB (Which is still insanely excessive for a browser). Closing Chatzilla only reduces the RAM usage by about 10-15 MB, so it doesn't seem to be the problem.

How in the name of all that's sacred is a browser using more RAM than a modded version of Skyrim?


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Asked by r.helsdon 6 years ago

Last reply by John99 6 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 opens two icons in dock when I launch it. Why?

Whenever I launch Firefox 4, two Firefox icons appear in my dock. Why does this happen and how can I have just one icon launch? I'm using a Mac. This happened Every ti… (read more)

Whenever I launch Firefox 4, two Firefox icons appear in my dock. Why does this happen and how can I have just one icon launch? I'm using a Mac.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== I installed Firefox 4 on my iMac

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by blueskies238 9 years ago

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I Can't Get Rid Of Babylon! PLEASE HELP!!

The other day I had an update for a program I already have. Like always it asked me if I wanted to install some toolbar and whatnot. And like always I clicked all the "No… (read more)

The other day I had an update for a program I already have. Like always it asked me if I wanted to install some toolbar and whatnot. And like always I clicked all the "No" boxes and updated like normal thinking it would honor my request.

It didn't.

Thinking I had just missed something I went to my Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, uninstalled it and thought that was that.

It wasn't.

I get on this morning and it's still trolling my search engines and pages. I went to the Firefox help page to find any solutions but everything I've tried has failed! I've tried the "about:config" method where I reset all the Babylon stuff (they just come back when I restart) and I tried replacing it in the "keyword" section (it didn't even notice apparently).

I then ran Spybot four times and even ran a new program called Malwarebytes and it didn't change a thing. I even tried System Restore. Twice. Now I'm stuck with this program taking over my FF by adding advertisements in dumb places like all over Youtube and even in my typed text!

I'm at my wits end! There HAS to be some foolproof way of getting rid of it! PLEASE HELP!!

Asked by Fyreheart 7 years ago

Last reply by Tienie 7 years ago

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Fonts totally messed up on some sites

Since upgrading to 6.0, some sites can't be read at all. Instead of regular fonts, there are symbol fonts. Below is only one example. It doesn't happen on every site, onl… (read more)

Since upgrading to 6.0, some sites can't be read at all. Instead of regular fonts, there are symbol fonts. Below is only one example. It doesn't happen on every site, only some. I've tried everything on the support page for "web pages not loading properly" (or whatever it's called). Could it be a plug-in problem?

Asked by janeisgreen 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Since the plugin container update, firefox keeps freezing when opened and on certain sites.

(locking this old thread. If you have this issue then please create a new thread - c) Not sure if its because of the plugin container update but issues began around that … (read more)

(locking this old thread. If you have this issue then please create a new thread - c)

Not sure if its because of the plugin container update but issues began around that time. When I open firefox sometimes its frozen, all i can do is close it down and open a new window. it does not say "(not responding)" like when it crashes, i just cannot type, click bookmark or anything. in particular the site on http://forum.breakbeat.co.uk/, to post messages on there an new box opens, this also freezes in the same manner, only works again if firefox is reset, or sometimes begins to work again by itself, 10 minutes later or so....

PLEASE NOTE: this is not the usual form of crashing, or whatever the technical term is, it simply freezes, yet i can click the "x" in the corner and it instantly recognizes that. when a box opens in a site that crashes, i can still use other tabs/windows of firefox no problem, just not the site... the site is not experiencing issues, already asked them.

thanks

URL of affected sites

http://forum.breakbeat.co.uk/

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by millekev 8 years ago