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Firefox hangs/freezes after 85 update.

Hi everyone, After the 85.0.0 update and still now with 85.0.1 and 85.0.2 firefox crashes. It's usually happened with clicking a link that'll take action outside of fire… (read more)

Hi everyone,

After the 85.0.0 update and still now with 85.0.1 and 85.0.2 firefox crashes. It's usually happened with clicking a link that'll take action outside of firefox (not a url link but a download attachment link in gmail or a print link). I've also had it happen with placing links from the search bar to the bookmark bar, and just recently opening up the 'show all bookmarks' window.

It'll hang, i won't be able to click anything, and then it'll give me the 'close window' screen. It's never fully crashed and given me an error message. I start up firefox again, restore the session and everything is back to where it was.

I've tried refreshing. I've tried creating a new profile. I've tried uninstalling and downloading 85 direct from mozilla. Nothing seems to be working. I'm going to see how it does for a bit in safe mode, but all the add-ons I have I've had way before the 85 update and all of them are recommended by mozilla.

I'm all ears (eyes?) for solutions!

Asked by info4851 5 days ago

Last reply by info4851 11 hours ago

How do I figure out why Content tracking is blocking my site?

We have a site that for some reason just started getting blocked by FireFox's Tracking content setting in private browsing mode. We have a Production build that still wor… (read more)

We have a site that for some reason just started getting blocked by FireFox's Tracking content setting in private browsing mode. We have a Production build that still works but our QA build does not. For the life of my I can't figure out what changed that would have triggered Tracking content to start blocking the site. Basically the site will load but we only get a blank page.

Is there any way to debug what exactly the Tracking content filter is blocking?

Asked by sam.redmond 3 days ago

Last reply by sam.redmond 2 days ago

can't open websites or login

I've tried to follow all of the suggestions as to fixing why Firefox won't open websites or login - none fixed the issue. Thanks for any suggestions Dianne … (read more)

I've tried to follow all of the suggestions as to fixing why Firefox won't open websites or login - none fixed the issue.

Thanks for any suggestions Dianne

Asked by hartwickpmrltd 5 days ago

Last reply by hartwickpmrltd 4 days ago

Firefox History Manipulation

Greetings. Whenever I click on a link to Facebook, the page manipulates the browser history, effectively disabling the back button by adding multiple instances of the sam… (read more)

Greetings.

Whenever I click on a link to Facebook, the page manipulates the browser history, effectively disabling the back button by adding multiple instances of the same page. I read that Google addressed this issue with Chrome a while back, but I don't find anything about a fix for Firefox. Is there one?

Thank in advance. Bill

Asked by firefox181 2 days ago

Last reply by firefox181 2 days ago

videos not loading

Question for community. Here in Seattle KOMO is the local ABC affiliate. Since the last Firefox upgrade videos like the one I am offerring here from their site will not… (read more)

Question for community. Here in Seattle KOMO is the local ABC affiliate. Since the last Firefox upgrade videos like the one I am offerring here from their site will not load and I end up having to go to another browser. Even in safe mode videos will not load? Any thoughts?


https://komonews.com/weather/scotts-weather-blog/convergence-zone-puts-on-a-show-for-seattle

Asked by codetalker 2 days ago

Last reply by codetalker 7 hours ago

While browsing between Youtube and my university website, I got a strange pop up message.

As per topic title, while downloading files from my university website for class and switching back to a youtube page, I got the strange popup "Would you like to make thi… (read more)

As per topic title, while downloading files from my university website for class and switching back to a youtube page, I got the strange popup "Would you like to make this document your home page?" I selected no, but I would like to know if this is merely something that can happen at random with Firefox, or potential malware or the like.

Thank you.

Asked by J 1 day ago

Last reply by J 1 day ago

Some Youtube elements don't load when i'm logged in YT account

When i use Firefox and i'm logged in YT, time labels and red progress bar at the bottom of thumbnails aren't visible. When i'm logged out, everything works fine. Also, vi… (read more)

When i use Firefox and i'm logged in YT, time labels and red progress bar at the bottom of thumbnails aren't visible. When i'm logged out, everything works fine. Also, video progress seems not to work too.

Things i've already done: -turned off all extensions -reinstalled firefox browser

I explored html, and it looks like something blocks browser from putting some elements into code or whatever. The time label is called "ytd-thumbnail-overlay-time-status-renderer" and it's contained in "overlays" div. So when i'm logged out from YT, everything works fine, but when i'm logged in, this "overlays" div is empty.

Asked by benqbenq 3 days ago

Last reply by benqbenq 2 days ago

Bookmarks

Hi There: I have a lot of bookmarks in Firefox. Some of them are outdated and no longer work. On this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-delete-bookmark#… (read more)

Hi There:

I have a lot of bookmarks in Firefox. Some of them are outdated and no longer work.

On this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-delete-bookmark#w_deleting-a-single-bookmark it describes two ways to delete a bookmark. I've tried both. Neither one works. Suggestions appreciated.

Thanks, Mike.

Asked by wolfnowl2 3 days ago

Last reply by wolfnowl2 7 hours ago

Migrating FF to a new computer

I will be moving my old 32 bit Win 10 OS to a new 64 bit SSD. How do I migrate bookmarks, prefs, etc to the new system? Anything special I need to do or know? jgb … (read more)

I will be moving my old 32 bit Win 10 OS to a new 64 bit SSD. How do I migrate bookmarks, prefs, etc to the new system? Anything special I need to do or know?

jgb

Asked by jgb 5 days ago

Last reply by jgb 2 days ago

Secure Connection Failed

Hi. I keep getting this message Secure Connection Failed The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be ve… (read more)

Hi. I keep getting this message Secure Connection Failed The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.

   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more…

for several pages I try to open recently on my laptop. I can open them on my phone. On of these pages was open an the tab was accidentally closed (cat) and now I cannot get past this message, except on my phone. I need to be able to open them on my laptop. 

Can anyone help? I have already contacted one site in particular who said there were no problems on their end.

Thank you.

Asked by jokool13 1 day ago

Last reply by jokool13 16 hours ago

Headline links on news.google yield blank pages

I use 85.0.2-64bit on a Windows 10 PC. For the last month or so, when I click on any of the headline links from the news.google homepage, I'm shown only a blank page. No … (read more)

I use 85.0.2-64bit on a Windows 10 PC.

For the last month or so, when I click on any of the headline links from the news.google homepage, I'm shown only a blank page. No error message. The url looks normal.

-The links all work when I use Edge.

-I do have Add-ons, but I turned them all off, restarted Firefox, and the links still fail. Any remedies? Suggestions? Some setting I don't know about?

Asked by free3ist 3 days ago

Last reply by free3ist 7 hours ago

Firefox doesn't connect unless I restart browser

Whenever I turn off my wifi or if I lose connection, the browser stops working after I resume connection. It won't connect to any site. I have to restart the browser and… (read more)

Whenever I turn off my wifi or if I lose connection, the browser stops working after I resume connection. It won't connect to any site. I have to restart the browser and then it works fine. I have this problem on both the desktop and laptop. Win 7 and Win 10. How can I fix this?

Unable to load PKCS11 module

Hello, I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 on macOS 11.2.1 and I can't load the PKCS11 Device Driver for my eSign. All the necessary drivers are installed on the system and the Char… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 on macOS 11.2.1 and I can't load the PKCS11 Device Driver for my eSign. All the necessary drivers are installed on the system and the Charismatics Scard Utility recognises the devices properly. What's even stranger, is that I was able to add the device in Thunderbird (78.7.1).

Can anyone help me figure out what's wrong and get the device working, please?

Thanks!

Asked by BZ 2 days ago

Last reply by BZ 1 day ago

Ctrl+Shift+W combination works wrong.

We already have Ctrl+Q and Alt+F4 combinations for close window, Ctrl+Shift+W should work differently. It should close all tabs (Like Ctrl+W close current tab, Ctrl+Shift… (read more)

We already have Ctrl+Q and Alt+F4 combinations for close window, Ctrl+Shift+W should work differently. It should close all tabs (Like Ctrl+W close current tab, Ctrl+Shift+W should close all), but not a window! This combination used to clear your workspace and start visiting new sites from scratch, but not for exit!

Asked by luarocks 2 days ago

Last reply by luarocks 2 days ago

Bookmarks

In Firefox When a bookmark is deleted from recently bookmarked, it deletes the bookmark for the bookmark toolbar. How can I stop this from happening? Thank You … (read more)

In Firefox When a bookmark is deleted from recently bookmarked, it deletes the bookmark for the bookmark toolbar. How can I stop this from happening?

Thank You

Asked by woody12 3 days ago

Last reply by woody12 3 days ago

pid and tab

hi i see that i have a tab that uploads and i know its PID (via the task manager) I want to close him, but i don't know which tab it is, is it possible? Is there a way to… (read more)

hi i see that i have a tab that uploads and i know its PID (via the task manager) I want to close him, but i don't know which tab it is, is it possible? Is there a way to suggest an option that shows the CPU and up/down usage when the mouse stays over a tab? or is there a soft or plugin to do that? thx

Asked by moijdik 1 day ago

Last reply by moijdik 1 day ago

Failure to save preferences

In https://www.tvtv.ca/bc/abbotsford/v2t5t1/lu36260D I opt to save my favorite channels. They then appear whenever I go to the site. Until-- I leave Firefox or reboot … (read more)

In https://www.tvtv.ca/bc/abbotsford/v2t5t1/lu36260D I opt to save my favorite channels. They then appear whenever I go to the site. Until-- I leave Firefox or reboot the computer and the favorites are no longer available. If I do the same thing in Chrome, it remembers the preferences at all times, including after rebooting. Is there a way to make Firefox work as well as Chrome on this issue?

Asked by 2ndcello 5 days ago

Last reply by 2ndcello 4 days ago

get/setCookieString() no longer working in Firefox 78 ESR

After moving to Firefox 78 ESR, get/setCookieString() is no longer working. For example: if (cookieService != null) { cookieService.setCookieString(cook… (read more)

After moving to Firefox 78 ESR, get/setCookieString() is no longer working. For example:

       if (cookieService != null) {
           cookieService.setCookieString(cookieUri, null, "CertCheckDone=1;", null);
           myTrace("cookie is " + cookieService.getCookieString(cookieUri, null));
       }
   }

Firefox is running in kiosk mode and this code was executed with a hook in browser.js. Can someone please help me with this? Are there APIs I can use in place of these or are the Webextension APIs the only way to set a cookie now? I have tried playing around and can load a temporary extension but it's removed when restarting the browser and this also has to run in kiosk mode.

Asked by dave_ga490 13 hours ago

Last reply by dave_ga490 5 hours ago