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Seems like anti-aliasing gone very awry

The oddness is occurring on both my Linux and Windows machines. I think something was added/changed and is syncing back and forth. LMK what you would like from me to tro… (read more)

The oddness is occurring on both my Linux and Windows machines. I think something was added/changed and is syncing back and forth. LMK what you would like from me to troubleshoot this.

Asked by Nicholai 2 days ago

Last reply by tjn21 45 minutes ago

Renaming a login or giving it a different name than it's URL

Hi - Sometimes the way a login is set up by default is not going to be usable for me, for example, I purchased a subscription to National Geographic today and the login … (read more)

Hi -

Sometimes the way a login is set up by default is not going to be usable for me, for example, I purchased a subscription to National Geographic today and the login URL was something in Canada and to Walt Disney company. OK, but I bet I will not be remembering that that is the URL i need to use for this. It needs to have a name including National Geographic for me to remember it. So if i can't change the URL, then at least let me give it a common name as well that I will recognize.

Thanks very much.

Ivy Fasko

Asked by ifasko 2 days ago

Last reply by ifasko 4 hours ago

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Yahoo! Mail, Gmail and Google Are Not Loading with Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) - Firefox Reinstallation on 3/25/21 Didn't Fix Problem

Yahoo! Mail, Gmail and Google Are Not Loading with Firefox 87.0 (64-bit). Firefox Reinstallation on 3/25/21 Didn't Fix Problem. Here is the error message when trying … (read more)

Yahoo! Mail, Gmail and Google Are Not Loading with Firefox 87.0 (64-bit). Firefox Reinstallation on 3/25/21 Didn't Fix Problem. Here is the error message when trying to load Yahoo! Mail:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to login.yahoo.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   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.

Asked by edrcpa 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Firefox brainless huge memory usage

Hi to All I am user of firefox on several windows 10 computers, probably 7 different computers. I want to point out the huge memory usage in firefox on absolutely differe… (read more)

Hi to All I am user of firefox on several windows 10 computers, probably 7 different computers. I want to point out the huge memory usage in firefox on absolutely different computers and I want to resolve this brainless problem. At beginning, probably in 2016 I began to notice big memory usage in firefox with many of tabs opened, probably over 100... yes, 100 tabs is too much but even so, memory usage seemed inappropriate to me, especially when before it working on computers with low memory installed. I started solving huge memory usage by restarting firefox, usually killing firefox through taskmanager on windows. But about a year ago I started using Firefox on several computers for loading some pages and I programmed automations of some tasks on this pages. This tasks includes clicking on buttons on pages, entering values and loading new links, subpages.... This all always in one tab and in one firefox window and after some time, firefox on every computers start using over 3GB of memory, in one tab and one window??? It is galactic amount. Of course, processes on computers was crashing. Depending on the page, that was severed from 12 hours to several days. Therefore I started some researching in this and I tried to reduce memory usage by settings in about:config: browser.sessionstore.max_serialize_back = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_serialize_forward = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo = 0

browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewers = 1 browser.sessionhistory.max_entries = 1 but this last parameter have no effect, why??? After this settings my solution working, but it is little bit breaknecking: After some steps in automation I open new tab and close prewious tab and load page again and memory usage drops from 1,5GB to approx 500MB (Due to browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo = 0) Excuse me but this behaviour is very terrible.

browser.sessionhistory.max_entries I trying to reduce to 1 but this setting have no effect (I can back to new tab page), sometimes take effect only in just running instance when I change it and number must be higher than 5 or 10? Sometimes take effect, sometimes no, but after restart firefox again without effect. Due to this nonsense memory accumulation per each one tab I want to tweak firefox on my working computer. I not need galactic number - 50!!! or even more? pages in "back button" in memory per each tab, and there are no way to reduce it without restart, only way to release memory is set browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo to 0, open new tab, and close old tab and then memory usage very drop...

Next, I searched in about:config by keyword "session" and found browser.sessionstore.cleanup.forget_closed_after default equals to 1209600000 which means 14 days... oh so galactic... Normally firefox is unusable after few days without restarting, developers recommends to restart firefox for memory free up, but default value for this option sets to this huge number? Are they kidding users or what? After all, with this setting and behaviour, it almost never applies. And how much such nonsenses does firefox still contain? I am very angry for this several-years lasting memory issue because firefox is my favourite web browser. According to what I found on the internet, developers stubbornly ignoring or refuse to find effective solution but it would be so simple. Probably only memory release button would suffice, which would remove all cached pages. But "true release/free up memory button". User would had to accept, that all back/reopen actions will be discarded. No dummy/parody button in about:memory. ooooh "minimize memory usage" which free up probably max of 15%, normally about 5% of used memory. I tried "firemin" too, but this is next parody... this rapidly decrease of memory which appears as super, but causes totally pause of processes on page and when you need do some action on page, another time is needed for reloading(wake up) the almost same amount of memory as before minimization by this program - in short, this is suitable just only for temporary minimization of memory usage, something like pause firefox.

Therefore please, Can someone really help? (Not kidding like: about:memory, firemin or other unusable "nosolutions") This problem has been consuming me for so long that I quietly started to think that the only way to resolve it is to reprogram and recompile my own firefox, but that is quite unrealistic for me.

Asked by Jakubjm 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Hosted forms at our website not working in Firefox v87

Our website, www.twindata.com , uses forms hosted by MyContactForm ( www.mycontactform.com ) and have been doing so since 2016. While doing an update to a form today, I r… (read more)

Our website, www.twindata.com , uses forms hosted by MyContactForm ( www.mycontactform.com ) and have been doing so since 2016.

While doing an update to a form today, I received a message from MyContactForm stating this form is not at the location(s) it was listed as being at when the form was created. The message is attached.

I tried another UNCHANGED form that's been working for years and the same/similar error results. I downgraded to Firefox v86 and it worked fine, as well did the updated form I was working with.

The form is near the bottom of the page at this URL: http://www.twindata.com/cli/AG6601.htm

Any help will be greatly appreciated. We depend on these forms for our business.

Problems with something simply not working the way it has for years has happened with previous Firefox version upgrades.

Hopefully I'll see some answers and suggestions. Thanks in advance.

Asked by rtodaro 12 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 hours ago

Page source is sometimes incomplete

Here's how I discovered this issue. PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found th… (read more)

Here's how I discovered this issue.

PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found that this page's "Next" button works correctly (that is, it loads the page on which the user would then indicate the amount to be transferred) on Firefox 40.0.2, but it works incorrectly (that is, it only underlines the word "Next" and does not load a new page) on Firefox 52.9.0 and Firefox 87.0.2. (My internet access in each case is dialup.)

After pursuing various leads on the possible cause, it occurred to me to inspect the page source for the "withdraw" page for each of those versions of Firefox. And I discovered that the page source displayed by Firefox 40.0.2 contained content that was absent from the page source displayed by either of the other two Firefox versions. Some of this content appeared to define a function that returns content to the server when "Next" was clicked. If true, this could certainly account for why clicking the button didn't do what it should.

I noticed that the page source uses as many as 12 nested levels of <div>-</div> elements, which seems counter to the advice I read at an HTML standards page (at whatwg.org). But I don't know whether this could be a factor in the behavior I described.

I've copied the page source for each Firefox version and pasted them into text files, but I wasn't sure it would be appropriate to post them publicly. I would be glad to provide them offline.

Thanks for any help or suggestions.

Asked by dhlevin 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Again 8K and 4k youtube videos stuttering

This is really getting annoying. Again the 4k and 8k videos on Youtube are stutturing, saw some some improvement with Firefox 87 at least on the 4k videos. For example th… (read more)

This is really getting annoying. Again the 4k and 8k videos on Youtube are stutturing, saw some some improvement with Firefox 87 at least on the 4k videos. For example this video in 8k does not work at all, audio works fine and it stutters totally showing a single different frame every 10 secs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LxsViMm25o&t=54s&ab_channel=AroundTheWorld4K . My pc is running Win 10 64-bit, 8gb of ram and all with all drivers\os up to date. As usual no issue with Google Chrome while reproducing the above video in 8k.

CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz 4 Cores GPU - AMD Radeon R7 200 Series with 2gb.

Pls fix.

Asked by Michael 2 weeks ago

Last reply by milosagastume11 7 hours ago

Why is any sites not propery loaded

Whenever I want to visit some websites the sites get opened but not properly the content of sites are loaded with some random digits. I am using Firefox On Kali Machine, … (read more)

Whenever I want to visit some websites the sites get opened but not properly the content of sites are loaded with some random digits. I am using Firefox On Kali Machine, Other Browser like Google Chrome works properly I have attached image for better understanding so please look up.

Asked by bajgainmanoj3 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

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slow graphic function canvascontext.createLinearGradient()

Hello together, when implementing canvas graphics with 2D context, I notified that the latest FF 87.0 on windows is much slower than chrome/edge/opera on windows and also… (read more)

Hello together,

when implementing canvas graphics with 2D context, I notified that the latest FF 87.0 on windows is much slower than chrome/edge/opera on windows and also much slower as safari on mac. I drilled into detail and detected that it was caused when drawing polygons with color gradient (see attached image). Means that using canvascontext.createLinearGradient() instead of flat colors makes it slow. On the other hand using flat colors is perfectly fast.

I wondered, because I had much better experience with FF and installed an earlier version (78.9.0esr) on the same windows workstation and the problem was gone. Seams, that some change made the newer FF slower with this type of graphic..

CPU is i7 8650U 1.90 - 2.11 GHZ, OS is Windows 10 version 20H2

But the effect is the same on all windows workstations I tested. Would be happy to see, that I can use FF again with these type of graphic apps.

Asked by frank.schiller 4 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 13 hours ago

freezing firefox on windows 10 home, latest version

To whom it may concern, Over the past month, when I open more than 5or6 tabs, my browser getting slow, and by a few more, it just gets freezes sometimes. It wasn't like t… (read more)

To whom it may concern, Over the past month, when I open more than 5or6 tabs, my browser getting slow, and by a few more, it just gets freezes sometimes. It wasn't like that, and I used to do it during my academic researches. I have a good network and high configuration laptop (CPU core i7 11th, 16gig RAM, 1tr SSD, Geforce RTX 3060 Graphic card)

I'd appreciate it if you help me with it or consider it to solve it anyway, by a new or update or something like that.

Thank you very much in advance Vahid Askari Kashan

Asked by Vahid Askari Kashan 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

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Google.com cannot be accessed (Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue)

Hello, It has been more than 2-weeks since Firefox cannot access www.google.com issuing the error page : "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue", and the following ad… (read more)

Hello, It has been more than 2-weeks since Firefox cannot access www.google.com issuing the error page : "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue", and the following advanced data :

Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for www.google.com. The certificate is only valid for the following names: www.google.com.eg, *.google.com.eg, google.com.eg

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

View Certificate

Asked by Shukry 21 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 20 hours ago

Allow Pop-Ups for specific pages on Firefox Mobile

When using Firefox mobile, by default the browser blocks (or tries to block) all pop ups from any site. When this happens on the desktop browser, we have the ability to … (read more)

When using Firefox mobile, by default the browser blocks (or tries to block) all pop ups from any site. When this happens on the desktop browser, we have the ability to add that website to a whitelist, thus allowing pop ups to come thru for that specific page. This is not possible on mobile, however. When a page attempts to launch a pop up, two dialogue boxes appear, the first saying:

"This page at 'hyperlink' says: Pop-up blocker is enabled! Please add this site to your exception list."

yet the option to add the page is not present. The second dialogue box the appears, stating:

"Prevent this site from opening a pop-up window?" followed by the hyper link and two buttons, one for allow, and one for deny.

But, clicking "allow" doesn't actually allow or change anything. The page still won't pop-up and further, I can't even copy the displayed hyperlink so that I can paste it in the browser myself. This is extremely frustrating and has prevented me from being able to complete a number of tasks, such as logging into sites using social media accounts and using Paypal's one click check out. Please, either give us the ability to whitelist pages via mobile, or make the "allow" button function properly.

Asked by gabe.cox1 16 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 9 hours ago

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Update to 78.9.0 will not open

I updated when prompted to do so - from 68.12.1 to 78.9.0 on a Mac OS X 10.10.5. The new version opens, but does not load any information. I can see the accounts and fold… (read more)

I updated when prompted to do so - from 68.12.1 to 78.9.0 on a Mac OS X 10.10.5. The new version opens, but does not load any information. I can see the accounts and folders, but get the spinning ball until I have to force quit. I've tried re-booting several times. Same thing happened in safe boot. I've downloaded both 68.12.1 and 78.9.1 - but they both want me to set up a new profile.

I can read my mail on other sources, but really need to access important mail that was saved in the previous version.

Also - I can not upgrade my OS - I use a few old apps for work.

I would appreciate any suggestions - I am fairly technically challenged

Thanks!

Asked by kimfagan 1 day ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 16 hours ago

Autofill Causes Firefox To Crash

When you are presented with a text field, sometimes when you type, a small list of words you entered previously will drop down. You can then select one of those previous … (read more)

When you are presented with a text field, sometimes when you type, a small list of words you entered previously will drop down. You can then select one of those previous words, or continue with what you were originally typing. This is the Autofill feature for Firefox.

Lately, it has been a pain. After an hour or so of use, the instant I click on a text field to type something (usually for searching), the autofill box would partially drop down, only for Firefox to completely hang up. Once you recover from the initial crash, the autofill bug would not appear until at least an hour later. I tried turning off Autofill, but it cost me access to my History, so I was forced to do a complete browser reset. This issue has been with me for about a couple of weeks, and I have no idea why it's doing this.

Asked by no1wammy 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

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Firefox suddenly no longer opens my hotmail, gmail or aol mail systems

Problems began with AOL mail, when I tried to send replies. I kept receiving repeated failures connecting with valid password. It seemed I could receive mail and send m… (read more)

Problems began with AOL mail, when I tried to send replies. I kept receiving repeated failures connecting with valid password. It seemed I could receive mail and send mail to trash or junk. I finally tried deleting and re-adding AOL mail, but now lost all folders but inbox and trash (all still available through FireFox browser though). I decided to just delete AOL from Thunderbird, Suddenly afterward, without touching anything related to Hotmail or Gmail, opening Thunderbird does nothing but clock trying to open Hotmail or Gmail inboxes. I have had no problems with those two, until today. I even turned off McAfee scanning to see if antivirus may be the cause suddenly today. I am at a loss as to what to do further. I can still get all my mail through the browser, but having all 3 mails in Thunderbird was convenient!

Asked by akorovesis 14 hours ago

Answered by akorovesis 11 hours ago

firefox crash report

Problem signature Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 87.0.0.7747 Application Timestamp: 60533c0c Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll… (read more)

Problem signature Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 87.0.0.7747 Application Timestamp: 60533c0c Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll Fault Module Version: 10.0.19041.844 Fault Module Timestamp: 60a6ca36 Exception Code: c0000005 Exception Offset: 0000000000026340 OS Version: 10.0.19042.2.0.0.256.48 Locale ID: 8192 Additional Information 1: 76ae Additional Information 2: 76ae09ab384d11705a8f95ab63e1ae81 Additional Information 3: 7efe Additional Information 4: 7efe7abf6252c1255c7d9bbb065045b0

Asked by boxyalin 13 hours ago

Last reply by boxyalin 11 hours ago

Recover Thunderbird Local Folder

How to recover "Local Folder" Hi, It is the second time that the following happens to me: I updated Thunderbird 68 to 78 and all my datas are lost, especially e-mails, ca… (read more)

How to recover "Local Folder"

Hi,

It is the second time that the following happens to me: I updated Thunderbird 68 to 78 and all my datas are lost, especially e-mails, calendars and local folders.

I do not worry about my e-mail (which are on the provider's server Imap), or my calendars (which are on my phone), but I really worry about my local folders, as I do not have any back-up of the e-mails located in this folder.

Could you please help me to recover the local folder and all the e-mails in it?

Thanks.

Asked by Prince of Persepolis 1 month ago

Last reply by sfhowes 12 hours ago

Firefox crashing when opening most Russian websites!

I am on Mac OS High Sierra Since about a week literally any Russian website I open just crashes Firefox immediately. I have tried to restart in Safe Mode and clear histo… (read more)

I am on Mac OS High Sierra Since about a week literally any Russian website I open just crashes Firefox immediately. I have tried to restart in Safe Mode and clear history - it didn't help. What is happening?! Using Chrome in the meantime (no crash there)

Asked by Danas 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago