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FireFox becomes slow; restarting Firefox fixes problem. Why?

I am just wondering why FireFox occasionally becomes slow to load web pages. On these occasions, restarting Firefox fixes the problem immediately. Example, I was just … (read more)

I am just wondering why FireFox occasionally becomes slow to load web pages. On these occasions, restarting Firefox fixes the problem immediately.

Example, I was just loading the same page repeatedly because of some work I am doing. After about 15 minutes of slow response times, I restarted FireFox and immediately, the page loaded very quickly as usual.

You can see the page where this was occurring at this url: https://legacy-systems.biz/demo/demo.html

Any information etc. would be appreciated immensely.

Asked by Carla Rogers 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Importing Safari Bookmarks

When I first downloaded and installed Firefox the other day, the initial screen showed a process to import bookmarks from other browsers. I followed the process and impo… (read more)

When I first downloaded and installed Firefox the other day, the initial screen showed a process to import bookmarks from other browsers. I followed the process and imported bookmarks from Safari, but apparently not successful. I only see Mozilla Firefox bookmarks. I tried again from File tab but in vain... (using iMac (10.15.6))

It's rather frustrating that simple and basic functions not working from the very start... (keyboard shortcuts to control video streaming are not working either)

Can someone enlighten me as to what may be the issue?

Thank you.

Asked by makeymus 6 days ago

Answered by AliceWyman 5 days ago

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Multiple Browser Windows

Using OS X Cataina, updated. Firefox selected as default browser. When the browser is opened as the default browser, two instances open. One with desired webpage and the … (read more)

Using OS X Cataina, updated. Firefox selected as default browser. When the browser is opened as the default browser, two instances open. One with desired webpage and the other a default browser window. Does not happen when manually opening Firefox.

Any ideas on how to prevent multiple windows?

Asked by kn5lsu 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Telephone Number Links

When I'm using FF on my Mac, Catalina OS, and click on telephone numbers in websites, they always open up Skype, which I don't want them to do. Instead, I want them to t… (read more)

When I'm using FF on my Mac, Catalina OS, and click on telephone numbers in websites, they always open up Skype, which I don't want them to do.

Instead, I want them to take me to Facetime and dial the number there.

Is there some configuration in my Preferences or an add-on that is causing phone numbers to open Skype instead of Facetime?

What can I do to get it open Facetime and dial there instead of Skype?

Asked by zillamobster 5 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 days ago

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Will FireFox Send be back?

Will FireFox Send be back? I used Firefox send for a while and when it stoped working i look for an alternative, but it's not like Firefox Send. Will it come back at anyt… (read more)

Will FireFox Send be back? I used Firefox send for a while and when it stoped working i look for an alternative, but it's not like Firefox Send. Will it come back at anytime?

Asked by algrw03 3 days ago

Answered by philipp 3 days ago

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Older Firefox versions

What I believe to be a mozilla site "https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/" has all the older FF versions but when I downloaded the Mac OS version 81.0 which is t… (read more)

What I believe to be a mozilla site "https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/" has all the older FF versions but when I downloaded the Mac OS version 81.0 which is the en-US version it does not have the new credit card feature and it also does not have D.O.H. active by default.

The sha256 hash is c4975a1a73dd1976e1f58cf5822921d25f2fb4a0e092897037e039d7ac6b8a67

It should be en-US but it does not have the new credit card feature in the menu. Why? Is FTP site no longer valid?

Asked by Mace2 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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Google drive files not downloading in Firefox Browser

I am using Firefox Browser V81.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Catalina and I'm experiencing issues with downloading files specifically from Google Drive. I can download other files … (read more)

I am using Firefox Browser V81.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Catalina and I'm experiencing issues with downloading files specifically from Google Drive. I can download other files using Firefox, but it doesn't work when using GDrive. I know it's an issue with Firefox because I've tried downloading the GDrive files using Safari and it's fine.

What happens is I'll click download and then there is no prompt that asks me if I'd like to download the file.

I also looked at this thread and followed the troubleshooting measures (including clearing the browser cache and starting Firefox in Safe Mode), but it did not solve the problem: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1157677]

I've also tried un-installing/re-installing Firefox. And I have my adblocker disabled for Google Drive.

Any suggestions for how to resolve the problem?

Asked by averagehuman 3 days ago

Answered by averagehuman 2 days ago

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Keyword bookmark with special chars removed in Firefox81? How to Make it work again?

I always used keyword bookmark, but in Firefox 81+ if my query parameter (%s) contains special chars (like ?) it doesn't work anymore. What have changed? How can I make i… (read more)

I always used keyword bookmark, but in Firefox 81+ if my query parameter (%s) contains special chars (like ?) it doesn't work anymore.

What have changed? How can I make it work again?

Asked by Ricardo Martins 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 15 hours ago

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My Mac G5 OS10.3.9 is to old to get the latest upgrade. No solutions offered. Ownloading version 3.6.8 gets corrupt file message. What to do?

I have a Mac G5 system 10.3.9 too old to accept latest Firefox upgrade. Tried it and get 'corrupt file' message. What do I do? My hotmail account will not now work! This… (read more)

I have a Mac G5 system 10.3.9 too old to accept latest Firefox upgrade. Tried it and get 'corrupt file' message. What do I do? My hotmail account will not now work!

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== A new upgrade notice appeared in on launching my Hotmail.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Trying to upgrade to Firefox 3.6 on a Mac, 10.4.11. I'm being told I don't have sufficient priviledges. ??? (Thanks)

Having trouble trying to update to Firefox 3.6. I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges. Help is appreciated. This happened Just once or twice == trying to update to… (read more)

Having trouble trying to update to Firefox 3.6. I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges. Help is appreciated.

This happened

Just once or twice

== trying to update to Firefox 3.6 on a Mac, OSX 10.4.11

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Find 2.0.20 french version???

I have Mac Os 10.3.9. I can only use Firefox 2.0.20, but I can not find it anywhere to downlowd it! In french version if it is possible... Do you know where I can downloa… (read more)

I have Mac Os 10.3.9. I can only use Firefox 2.0.20, but I can not find it anywhere to downlowd it! In french version if it is possible... Do you know where I can download it? Thanks in advance!

Operating system

Mac Os 10,3,9

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by TXGuy 10 years ago

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hotmail basic function (sending e-mail) won't work on Mac OS X 10.3.9

My Mac OS X 10.3.9 with Firefox cannot handle Hotmail basic function sending emails. I can't upgrade the browser. I can receive email. URL of affected sites http://www.h… (read more)

My Mac OS X 10.3.9 with Firefox cannot handle Hotmail basic function sending emails. I can't upgrade the browser. I can receive email.

URL of affected sites

http://www.hotmail.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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When I attempt to download Firefox 3.5.10 I get a warning stating "disk image failed to mount - corrupt image", what can I do?

I am attempting to download "Firefox 3.5.10", each attempt the results state "The disk image failed to mount due to corrupt image". I really need this browser for my on-l… (read more)

I am attempting to download "Firefox 3.5.10", each attempt the results state "The disk image failed to mount due to corrupt image". I really need this browser for my on-line learning. Please help! By the way 2.0 downloaded fine, but is not compatible with the University web site.

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Every time Firefox opened

== Every time I attempted to download Firefox 3.5.10

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Stop Google from using Firefox Geolocation Feature

Not being paranoid, but how do I get google from ceasing to use the Firefox Geolocation Feature?? All it does is add time to loading web sites, not to mention I don't par… (read more)

Not being paranoid, but how do I get google from ceasing to use the Firefox Geolocation Feature?? All it does is add time to loading web sites, not to mention I don't particularly like anybody tracking my visitation. (ironic I use gmail, isn't it?)

== happens all the damn time

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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When downloading Firefox 3.6 the answer is: disk did not mount

when trying to upgrade Firefox the download proceeds but it prints out: Download failed to mount the disk. This happened Not sure how often == only when trying to upgrad… (read more)

when trying to upgrade Firefox the download proceeds but it prints out: Download failed to mount the disk.

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Not sure how often

== only when trying to upgrade Firefox

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by TXGuy 10 years ago

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What is the newest version of Firefox I can run on my little iMac 600mhz snow with 512mb memory, and where can I download it? Thank you, AllnightVi@aol.com

What is the newest version of Firefox I can run on my little iMac 600mhz snow with 512mb memory, and where can I download it? Right now I'm running OS X 10.3.9 and Firefo… (read more)

What is the newest version of Firefox I can run on my little iMac 600mhz snow with 512mb memory, and where can I download it? Right now I'm running OS X 10.3.9 and Firefox 2.0.0.20 Thank you, sincerely, Virgil Fritz, AllnightVi@aol.com

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Every time Firefox opened

== I would access certain websites

Asked by AllnightVi 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

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how to update Firefox on my Mac OSX 10.3.9, I currently have 2.0.0.20, I neither can not progress on Mac OSX as my HW is limited/old

I just wanted a possible update of firefox from 2.0.0.20 to higher on my Mac OSX 10.3.9. I can not go further on OSX as my hw is limited to that. This happened Not sure … (read more)

I just wanted a possible update of firefox from 2.0.0.20 to higher on my Mac OSX 10.3.9. I can not go further on OSX as my hw is limited to that.

This happened

Not sure how often

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 10 years ago