YouTube isn't working with my Firefox profile - best way to fix?

Whenever I go to youtube, it fails to work and leaves an error in the console similar to Uncaught Error: Constructing ytd-app: [Exception... "File error: Corrupted" ns… (read more)

Whenever I go to youtube, it fails to work and leaves an error in the console similar to

Uncaught Error: Constructing ytd-app: [Exception... "File error: Corrupted" nsresult: "0x8052000b (NS_ERROR_FILE_CORRUPTED)" location: "JS frame :: https://www.youtube.com/s/desktop/050e6796/jsbin/desktop_polymer_enable_poly_si.vflset/desktop_polymer_enable_poly_si.js :: kCb :: line 9877" data: no]

I've determined that I can fix the problem by deleting my Firefox profile. I'd prefer to avoid this since there's a lot of useful history there. Is there a more targeted fix the problem I'm seeing?

Asked by matt218 17 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 minutes ago

Downloads Freeze, And Firefox Process Won't End During Restart

Hi, Occasionally when downloading files on Firefox, they'll freeze completely (often at the very end.) There is no way to pause or cancel the downloads, except to restar… (read more)

Hi,

Occasionally when downloading files on Firefox, they'll freeze completely (often at the very end.) There is no way to pause or cancel the downloads, except to restart Firefox.

When I attempt to restart Firefox, it closes the browser window. However, when I try to reopen it, I get an error message stating that Firefox is running but not responding. The 'Close Firefox' option does nothing, except make the box pop back up a moment later.

I can't kill the Firefox process in Task Manager or Process Explorer, because it says access is denied. I can't kill it using taskkill in command prompt because it says there is no running instance of the task.

The ONLY thing that seems to help is completely restarting the computer, which is getting frustrating to do several times a day.

I can confirm Firefox is up-to-date. Any tips are appreciated, thank you!

Asked by James McAllister 10 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 7 minutes ago

Browser controlled by unknown organization

My firefox browser is controlled by an organization and I don't beong to an organization. I can't delete certificates that have authorization to change, block, reroute, … (read more)

My firefox browser is controlled by an organization and I don't beong to an organization.

I can't delete certificates that have authorization to change, block, reroute, access my computer hard drive, you name it. Certificates that I do remove immediately reappear.

The authority certificates are from China, Russia, and many untrustworthy locations.

It happens in Firefox focus on my Android, Firefox on my computer and it appears the spyware has access to my hard drive and phone.

How do I fix this, and can you remove this organizarion from controlling my browser?

Thank you,

Elizabeth Kiggen

Asked by Elizabeth Kiggen 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 8 minutes ago

Fiefox RAM usage increases on its own

The RAM usage increases, from 1GB to 40GB+ within a matter of minutes of starting Firefox. I have not added any extensions in months. I turned of several with no improv… (read more)

The RAM usage increases, from 1GB to 40GB+ within a matter of minutes of starting Firefox. I have not added any extensions in months. I turned of several with no improvement. I have 6 tabs opened. Firefox has crashed several times the past couple fo months. I have been away on travel for 2 weeks, and today the problem is much worse.

Firefox (37916) 51GB, Extensions (34308) 370MB, GPU (33072) 298MB , and everything else < 100 MB.

I really love Firefox - use across my 4 devices. Only on my desktop am I seeing this. Laptop, iPad, and Android all work fine. Running Win 11

Asked by Mike 2 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 13 minutes ago

firefox won't go to any sites!!

Concurrent with the most recent automatic windows update (may or may not be the problem), Firefox with duck-duck-go will not go to almost any site. All I get is a spinni… (read more)

Concurrent with the most recent automatic windows update (may or may not be the problem), Firefox with duck-duck-go will not go to almost any site. All I get is a spinning icon or a blank page, not even any error messages. This was even true trying to go to this page until I restarted in trouble shooting mode. Until I can get Firefox working again I have been using Chrome with duck-duck-go. Note any search, i.e. 'hotels in Italy' or even 'MSN' do the same: spinning icon or blank page!! Any help would be appreciated. Also I noticed that my bookmarks were missing and there was no bookmarks drop-down on my tools line. I have run malware bytes and it showed clean, same with CCleaner. I have re-installed Firefox; no difference. Please help. and also, any way to find and replace my extensive bookmarks list? I have reduced my privacy to near zero and turned off firewalls and all limits I could find while testing for that. That did not change anything.

Asked by onefoozer 14 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 20 minutes ago

LastPass is now disabled with every Firefox restart

For the past few months every restart of Firefox disables LastPass. I did NOT have this problem previously. The version of LastPass is current (no updates found). I can g… (read more)

For the past few months every restart of Firefox disables LastPass. I did NOT have this problem previously. The version of LastPass is current (no updates found). I can go to Add-ons and the toggle is set to "on" but the icon in the menu bar is black. If I click the toggle off, then back on, LastPass comes on just fine. Why is Firefox disabling something that Add-ons says is loaded? VERY strange. Does NOT happen in Chrome. Thanks for any assistance. PITB!!!

Asked by RobertL39 10 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 26 minutes ago

Bookmarks gone with update to 115.10.0esr

With the update to 115.10.0esr my bookmarks that were on the left hand side of the screen are gone. When I look at bookmarks there are a few, but I had multiple folders f… (read more)

With the update to 115.10.0esr my bookmarks that were on the left hand side of the screen are gone. When I look at bookmarks there are a few, but I had multiple folders for different subjects, I do not find. I would like to have the procedure to return my bookmarks back to the left hand side of the screen with all of my bookmarks, bookmark folders, and other bookmarks like it was prior to the update. Thank you for help, Steve Zimmerman

Asked by z.zimmerman 10 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 30 minutes ago

Can't clear autosuggest

I've been having issues with the websites that I commonly go to no longer appear on the autosuggest list. Websites I haven't gone to for ten years appear when I type in … (read more)

I've been having issues with the websites that I commonly go to no longer appear on the autosuggest list. Websites I haven't gone to for ten years appear when I type in a given sequence rather than more common ones. Website that I go to every day no longer appear.

Multiple websites suggest this sequence:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/remove-websites-address-bar-suggestions

I follow the "clear all.." and nothing changes. How can I start anew and have FF re-learn my url history?

Asked by bizbizbiz 8 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 35 minutes ago

Tags box in the bookmarking panel

There used to be a box to write tags as you can see here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/categorizing-bookmarks-make-them-easy-to-find?redirectslug=Bookmark+Tags&am… (read more)

There used to be a box to write tags as you can see here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/categorizing-bookmarks-make-them-easy-to-find?redirectslug=Bookmark+Tags&redirectlocale=en-US

What happened to it? When it was deleted? Why? Is there a way to restore it?

Asked by Facni 8 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 49 minutes ago

Disable "reCaptcha"

This has started to happen whenever I try to do a Google search. I type in something into the search box and before I can go any further I'm hit with having to go throug… (read more)

This has started to happen whenever I try to do a Google search. I type in something into the search box and before I can go any further I'm hit with having to go through reCaptcha. This is a major pain in the butt. How can I disable this?

It doesn't happen when I use other search engines - just Google.

Thanks... any help would be appreciated!!!

Asked by bobbyt9999 8 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 53 minutes ago

Download issues

Dear Friends at Firefox, There is only one reason that i'm using Firefox less and less ; because of the download files options. When i choose the option to download… (read more)

Dear Friends at Firefox,

There is only one reason that i'm using Firefox less and less ; because of the download files options. When i choose the option to download to a particular location, inspite of that, most files get down loaded to the firefox download folder and i always have to go there and then copy or move it out to a location desired.

There is no easily vavilable info about that.

Would request some info and help for the same. i have tried all that i could from the current browzer settings and it has not helped.

Been a loyal fan of Firefox and would love to have this resolved.

Thank you,

Ashish

Asked by ashman1998 4 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 hour ago

Repetitive update request

I keep getting this message that pops up in a private window to restart to keep using firefox. Everytime I click restart Firefox, it closes my tabs and opens them again. … (read more)

I keep getting this message that pops up in a private window to restart to keep using firefox. Everytime I click restart Firefox, it closes my tabs and opens them again. However, 5 minutes later the window pops up again. Even after repeated attempts of updating, even doing a full restart on the computer, Firefox continues to send this window to me. The private window in the bar says about:restartrequired.

I've tried uninstalling Firefox with a fresh install as well as doing a Refresh of Firefox. Neither seem to solve this problem.

Asked by rxs621 6 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 hour ago

Downloading report results in xlsx or pdf are blocked at first and when released they are corrupted

Since the last upgrade of firefox to version 125 we cannot download anything anymore from our internal servers using firefox. At first the download is blocked because of … (read more)

Since the last upgrade of firefox to version 125 we cannot download anything anymore from our internal servers using firefox. At first the download is blocked because of an insecure source (but the server is on our internal LAN). Then when we choose to allow it anyway, the file always is corrupted. That means we cannot save any report results anymore.

I already tried to uninstall firefox and install an earlier version (124) but the result was the same.

Please help to solve this issue asap

Asked by Louis 4 hours ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 2 hours ago

Firefox does not display background color in option tags

I am trying to use a <select> tag to display a color selector. So each <option> has a background color to match its displayed text: ```<select id="stroke… (read more)

I am trying to use a <select> tag to display a color selector. So each <option> has a background color to match its displayed text:

```<select id="strokeColor" name="strokeColor" style="width: 10em;">

             <option value="black" style="background: #000000; text: #FFFFFF">
                     black
             </option>

<option value="aqua" style="background: #00FFFF">

                     aqua
             </option>

<option value="blue" style="background: #0000FF">

                     blue
             </option>

<option value="brown" style="background: #A52A2A">

                     brown
             </option>

<option value="gray" style="background: #808080">

                     gray
             </option>

<option value="green" style="background: #00FF00">

                     green
             </option>

<option value="magenta" style="background: #FF00FF">

                     magenta
             </option>

<option value="orange" style="background: #FFA500">

                     orange
             </option>

<option value="purple" style="background: #800080">

                     purple
             </option>

<option value="red" style="background: #FF0000">

                     red
             </option>

<option value="white" style="background: #FFFFFF">

                     white
             </option>

<option value="yellow" style="background: #FFFF00">

                     yellow
             </option>

<option value="#000000" selected="" style="background: #000000">

                     #000000
             </option>
         </select>```

On Chrome this displays as expected:

https://assets-prod.sumo.prod.webservices.mozgcp.net/media/uploads/images/2024-04-18-22-02-25-eebbd5.png

But on Firefox the background colors are ignored:

https://assets-prod.sumo.prod.webservices.mozgcp.net/media/uploads/images/2024-04-18-22-02-35-bd90ee.png

How can I get Firefox to display the background colors?

Asked by jamescobban 3 days ago

Last reply by NoahSUMO 7 hours ago

red outline for firefox primary password prompt

After the last update my primary password prompt box is outlined in red. It was never outlined in red before the update. I cannot find any information for this issue. … (read more)

After the last update my primary password prompt box is outlined in red. It was never outlined in red before the update. I cannot find any information for this issue. Anyone else experiencing this anomaly (at least it appears to be one since no one has reported it). Thanks

Asked by Phillip G 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

When searching with google it always opens a new Tab with some not working Address

When searching with google it always opens a new Tab with some not working Address. Whether i just search or click on pictures or look at a picture more in detail it alwa… (read more)

When searching with google it always opens a new Tab with some not working Address. Whether i just search or click on pictures or look at a picture more in detail it always opens this tab: Look at picture: At this point it is really annoying and in the settings of the browser i don't seem to find a solution. Please help.

Asked by Politiv Christoph 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago