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Videos freezing when i watch an episode

i tried watching an episode of Friends on vodlocker & gorillavid & it starts to skip, the video become staticky, changes to green then crashes. (shockwave) also P… (read more)

i tried watching an episode of Friends on vodlocker & gorillavid & it starts to skip, the video become staticky, changes to green then crashes. (shockwave)

also Pandora does the same thing. i listen to a song, it starts to skip, shockwave crash box pops up. i stop the plugin then the tab closes.

i allow Adobe flash to run on the page.

i have no add ons or downloads. i reset firefox yesterday. i'm confused as to whats wrong.

Asked by UserofFirefox2014 5 years ago

Last reply by James 5 years ago

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Need to uninstall totally and forever Firefox due to serious pc issues since the last update

firefox latest update has destroyed my laptop performance, have had to boot from windows recovery and no window fix repairs the damage. anyone any ideas what I can do to … (read more)

firefox latest update has destroyed my laptop performance, have had to boot from windows recovery and no window fix repairs the damage. anyone any ideas what I can do to resolve the issues? I have tried system restore but that does not work either

Asked by neilbowls 8 months ago

Last reply by RobertJ 8 months 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 won't launch in Windows 7 after update

Since the last update to Firefox 65, it won't launch on my Windows 7 64 bit. It shows in the running process. I've gone through all the forums and helps. I've checked com… (read more)

Since the last update to Firefox 65, it won't launch on my Windows 7 64 bit. It shows in the running process. I've gone through all the forums and helps. I've checked compatibility, cleared out my allowable programs and re-entered, checked my Windows defender, plus everything else I could find. It would not open in safe mode although I tried something once (no idea what) and it did open briefly to save my bookmarks but then I couldn't get out or back in. I'm at a loss what to do at this point and I really like Firefox. I'm not savvy with computers but I know some and can follow directions. Firefox worked fine until the update and nothing has changed on my computer since that point except downloading Chrome to have a browser.

Asked by Suiterain 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

Since update to 76.0.1, Firefox crashes right after starting. Even safe mode does not help ...

Hi all, I just got the update to 76.0.1. Now, Firefox Always crashes right after starting it - even in safe mode. The only notification I get is (in German) "Firefox funk… (read more)

Hi all, I just got the update to 76.0.1. Now, Firefox Always crashes right after starting it - even in safe mode. The only notification I get is (in German) "Firefox funktioniert nicht mehr. Ein Problem hat die richige Ausführug dieses Programms verhindert. Schließen Sie das Programm" Please help!!!

Asked by webersebastian 1 month ago

Last reply by Tom 1 month ago

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I seem to have lost heaps of bookmarks when Exporting/Re-Installing/Importing. What has happened? and How do I recover them?

So I recently exported my bookmarks, put them on a external hard drive, then re-installed Windows. Windows was getting slow, my anit-malware software wasn't fixing it, so… (read more)

So I recently exported my bookmarks, put them on a external hard drive, then re-installed Windows. Windows was getting slow, my anit-malware software wasn't fixing it, so I performed a re-installation. Which I've done before without any problems. I then re-installed Firefox and imported my bookmarks back into Firefox. But this time not all of them returned. I only got about 1/2 of them. I tried Importing again and this time I got some of the ones that were missing the first time, but it still didn't contain all of them. The 2nd import didn't have all of the same folders as the first either, which were placed below the 1st import. So now my bookmarks are jumbled and I'm still missing a 1/4 of them. Most of the bookmarks that I still can't recover were in the Unsorted Bookmarks section if that helps at all. But there may be many more missing. I can't tell... as it would take me a long time to check, as I had many bookmarks and without a copy of the original list I would struggle to remember them all. I looked through the Bookmarks HTML file and still don't see all of the websites that I know were originally there. In fact it just looks like a copy of the 2nd Import that I got. So I don't even know what happened to the websites I got from the 1st import? Where did THEY go?

Can anyone help? I am very confused. I don't know where I went wrong (Exporting, Re-Installing, Importing etc)

I would like to recover all of my Bookmarks if possible. But also figure out what happened, and how to prevent it. So this doesn't happen again to me or other Firefox users.

Thanks you

Asked by JayD22 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Problem: opening a link from a bookmark opens in an existing tab instead of a new tab

First, I just had a major system crash, had to re-install Linux Mint and through my own stupidity, relied on the wrong backups for my firefox configuration. So I lost my… (read more)

First, I just had a major system crash, had to re-install Linux Mint and through my own stupidity, relied on the wrong backups for my firefox configuration. So I lost my Firefox 52 install with all of my extensions (that still worked). Now, I'm running v. 57 Quantum, and a few things aren't working correctly.

First, the MAJOR problem: when I open a link from a bookmark, it's clobbering an existing tab that I was using (that's why it was open, obviously). That is completely unsat and can not be allowed to continue. How do I correct this? I can't find the option under settings-->tabs to fix this problem.

Second issue (major annoyance): I can no longer create a bookmark directly in a bookmark folder on the bookmark toolbar. I used to be able to open that bookmark folder, and the first option was to bookmark the currently open tab. That option has vanished, and i use that all the time. How do I restore that?

Actually, one more issue: I have two tabs that are pinned and are supposed to be protected (i.e., nothing can clobber them, and I can't close them without deliberately turning the protection off (context menu right-clicking on tab). I need that back, because for some reason, firefox thinks it's ok to open a bookmark in those tabs, too, when it most definitely is NOT ok.

Thanks, Jim Graham

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Asked by JimG 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Firefox will not load, doing a clean install of Firefox did not fix the problem. Doing a clean install with a fresh profile did not fix the problem either.

I have been having problems with firefox lately. Every time I try to run the program it automatically closes without giving an error message. I am running Windows 10 an… (read more)

I have been having problems with firefox lately. Every time I try to run the program it automatically closes without giving an error message. I am running Windows 10 and this happens in safe mode as well. I have tried doing a clean install of firefox - that did not fix the problem. I tried deleting my profile after uninstalling then doing a fresh install, this did not fix the problem either. I ran a virus scan and did not detect any malware. I don't know what else to try.

Asked by DM 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Firefox does not open

My Firefox suddenly stopped opening. I open it, icon appears in dock and immediately disappears. I did a fresh install of 57.0.4 and still the same. It's not already runn… (read more)

My Firefox suddenly stopped opening. I open it, icon appears in dock and immediately disappears. I did a fresh install of 57.0.4 and still the same. It's not already running (checked activity monitor).

PC: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) OS: macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 (17C205)

In /Library/Application Support/Firefox/Crash Reports there are two files: InstallTime20171226083017 InstallTime20180103231032

Asked by arjunu 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Can't open or load any pages, options/settings, about:congif, etc.

I can't get Firefox to load any pages. When I click the menu icon, followed by the "options" button, it doesn't load. Below are the steps that I've attempted: firefox.exe… (read more)

I can't get Firefox to load any pages. When I click the menu icon, followed by the "options" button, it doesn't load. Below are the steps that I've attempted:

firefox.exe -p in "run", deleted profile, created new. "netsh winsock reset" in command prompt" "about:config" not doing or loading anything. reinstalled firefox restarted computer checked security program settings Firefox in Safe Mode

I'm not sure what else to try. What I listed above is what I was able find based off of Google search and Youtube videos. Please help.

Asked by dtomato218 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Crashing crashing crashing. Tried all instructions. Deleted all folders. Uninstalled. Rebooted and then reinstalled. NADA.

Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 71.0.0.7275 Application Timestamp: 5de4f320 Fault Module Name: fir… (read more)

Problem signature:

 Problem Event Name:	APPCRASH
 Application Name:	firefox.exe
 Application Version:	71.0.0.7275
 Application Timestamp:	5de4f320
 Fault Module Name:	firefox.exe
 Fault Module Version:	71.0.0.7275
 Fault Module Timestamp:	5de4f320
 Exception Code:	c0000005
 Exception Offset:	0000000000011579
 OS Version:	6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
 Locale ID:	1033
 Additional Information 1:	2544
 Additional Information 2:	25449d3bb174a5a3235cd4834357e789
 Additional Information 3:	20d4
 Additional Information 4:	20d46540fac115652f26a3af0f46a187

Asked by Deeeee 7 months ago

Last reply by rjt69 6 months ago

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Firefox won't open tools/option/general/download/browse button and gmail attach button

Firefox has no response to gmail, yahoo mail attach icon (Chrome worked) even in Firefox's own Tools/options/general/download/browse button won't respond I have tried fol… (read more)

Firefox has no response to gmail, yahoo mail attach icon (Chrome worked) even in Firefox's own Tools/options/general/download/browse button won't respond I have tried following suggestions 1. uninstall /reinstall firefox 2. Allow pop-up through Tools/pageinfo/permission 3. uncheck block pop-up in Tools/options/content Please help, Thanks.

Asked by robindpan 5 years ago

Last reply by guigs 5 years ago

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I have issues with privacy-keep.com and the answers you gave don't resolve the issue

I keep getting a pop up that say Mozilla prevented software from installing and do I want to install and when I say "No" it doesn't take me to the page that I was going t… (read more)

I keep getting a pop up that say Mozilla prevented software from installing and do I want to install and when I say "No" it doesn't take me to the page that I was going to. Just a blank page. The software is privacy-keep.com and the website is kijiji.ca. I have deleted cookies, blocked keep.com, went in in safe mode, scanned with mozilla, checked for plug in updates, contacted kijiji.ca and to no avail.

Asked by Linnyowl 4 years ago

Last reply by otttech 4 years ago

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Firefox crashes when accessing the webcam

Please tell Me how to solve my problem. FireFox crashes with an error message when trying to connect to the webcam. FireFox is installed on a virtual machine, ManyCam sof… (read more)

Please tell Me how to solve my problem. FireFox crashes with an error message when trying to connect to the webcam. FireFox is installed on a virtual machine, ManyCam software for virtual webcam is also installed. But when you try to get a picture from the camera FiFox shut down with error http://recordit.co/FWb42ahj4v

Asked by qwaros 1 year ago

Last reply by danminor 1 year ago

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Each time firefox is updated I keep getting Firefox Not Responding

Each time Firefox is updated I keep getting Firefox Not Responding, and this happens EACH time there is an update. Refresh does not help. New tabs open up very slowly AFT… (read more)

Each time Firefox is updated I keep getting Firefox Not Responding, and this happens EACH time there is an update. Refresh does not help. New tabs open up very slowly AFTER getting Not Responding. Changed performance settings with no change. I do not have any add-on. This is truly very disruptive. If I could figure out how to import all of my saved web pages I would stop using Firefox and use Edge. As of today I HAVE NOT received any answers on how to correct this problem from Mozilla

Asked by RobN1 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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installation errors

Hello, My Firefox was always crashing so when I tried to uninstall I would get an error message (don't have it now). My 15-year old went into CCLeaner and deleated all t… (read more)

Hello, My Firefox was always crashing so when I tried to uninstall I would get an error message (don't have it now). My 15-year old went into CCLeaner and deleated all the registry files, programs and folders to do a new install. Now when I try to re-install using the latest download I get the following two errors:

WerFault.exe - Application Error: The application was unable to start correctly (0x000279). Click OK to close the application.

Firefox Installer.exe - Application Error: The exception unknown software exception (0x06d007e) occurred in the application at location 0x000000076F4B832.

How do I fix this so I can go back to FF and off IE?

Asked by Dovell 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox startup failure, 'memory cannot be read' error msg: instruction at 0x3fc... (number changes) referenced memory... even reinstall doesn't work

For an unknown reason, Firefox refuses to start, giving a small box with a message that says " instruction at 0x3fc89352 referenced memory at 0x00000000. The memory canno… (read more)

For an unknown reason, Firefox refuses to start, giving a small box with a message that says " instruction at 0x3fc89352 referenced memory at 0x00000000. The memory cannot be read."

The character string beginning with 0x3 changes almost every time. I have uninstalled Firefox several times and reinstalled it and nothing works. Any idea what happened and how to fix it?

Cannot even open it to run troubleshooting, or safe mode or any of that.

System: Win 7 Pro, Intel i7 chipset with 16GB RAM

Thunderbird runs perfectly well.

Asked by Jevangelist 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago