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Firefox >79 slow to load pages

Was using FF 79.0. Everything worked great. I upgraded to 80 or so a while back and found that it was taking ~7-10 seconds before FF would begin to load an initial webp… (read more)

Was using FF 79.0. Everything worked great. I upgraded to 80 or so a while back and found that it was taking ~7-10 seconds before FF would begin to load an initial webpage, so I used system restore to go back to 79. I've upgraded to 82.0.2 and the same thing is happening. Tried going back using system restore, but system restore failed for some reason, so I'm now stuck. I haven't had success re-installing FF 79.0. Any ideas why FF would be so slow loading a page? FYI, once I'm on that website, if I click to another page on that website, it loads quickly and normally. Only seems to be when I'm moving to a new website. I'm using Windows 7.

Asked by bgula 2 weeks ago

Last reply by tsoconnell2 8 minutes ago

Firefox CPU usage increases dramatically while playing YouTube videos full-screen

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. Thi… (read more)

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. This happens for large web pages as well: when I scroll the page, text overlaps and everything is terribly slow. I've checked and this seems to be a Firefox related problem; videos play smoothly both on VLC and Chromium. I've tried all official troubleshooting suggestions: changing to default theme, refreshing Firefox, starting in safe-mode, disabling extensions, disabling hardware acceleration and so on, with no success. I've never had any problems with Firefox for Linux before and I wonder what could be the cause.

I attached screenshots for comparison of CPU usage for the same video playing in theater mode in Firefox and Chromium.

Asked by Giulia 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 25 minutes ago

I cant download anything

This issue is occuring for couple weeks now. When i click download nothing happenes. No matter what i try to download, it wont work. I do my downloads in another browser … (read more)

This issue is occuring for couple weeks now. When i click download nothing happenes. No matter what i try to download, it wont work. I do my downloads in another browser :D Why is that happening? I did reset firefox by the way and there were couple downloads and then it broke again. I have this add on saves backup automaticly and here we can see there is something wrong because it cant save the file.

Asked by Hüseyin 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Yahoo hijacked my searches

Yahoo has hijacked my searches from my Bing homepage and also from my Google tab in menu bar - I need to get rid of it as I find it select items that are of no interest a… (read more)

Yahoo has hijacked my searches from my Bing homepage and also from my Google tab in menu bar - I need to get rid of it as I find it select items that are of no interest and ignores what I have requested as my search.

Asked by roger.rostock 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

my instagram inbox is not loading in firefox at all it says "there was a problem loading your inbox"

my instagram inbox is not loading at all in firefox desktop and it says "there was a problem loading your inbox" and that's it... i tried all the add ons related and noth… (read more)

my instagram inbox is not loading at all in firefox desktop and it says "there was a problem loading your inbox" and that's it... i tried all the add ons related and nothing fixed is


oddly enought it works on firefox android version on smartphone

Asked by meganerdzeroexe 2 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Partial Application Hang

I have recently been suffering an issue where the browser becomes unresponsive and consumes massive amounts of hardware resources especially memory, in one case was using… (read more)

I have recently been suffering an issue where the browser becomes unresponsive and consumes massive amounts of hardware resources especially memory, in one case was using over 60 gigabytes of combined physical and virtual memory.

I have tried refreshing with Firefox Refresh, reinstalling and the problem still persists.

I believe it is either one of the addons Tree Style Tabs, but I don't know how to accurately diagnose this though, as sometimes I am able to get to the about:addons and disable one or the other but the problem doesn't go away and in some cases escalates to freezing the whole process.

When the application does this, the currently selected pages still work say I have one open of the ABC news website, I can still scroll up and down, but if I click a link to another article or something, nothing happens, same applies if I try to do anything with the address bar, the history and suggestions pop up but the browser doesn't do anything even after I hit enter.

I'd like to try and find out what the program is doing during this state of unresponsiveness, I left it for a couple of hours last week to see if it could work itself out, turns out it couldn't and the system ran out of Ram and fell over. I'd like to know how to diagnose it, know what it's doing, what it's hung up on and if it's related to an addon, tell the creator about it.

I apologise if this is not the correct way to go about this, I have just run out of patience trying to fix this myself.

Asked by Crashed 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Status 400 - Bad Request error on Canvas

Whenever I try to acess canvas for my university, I get this error attatched below. I've tried clearing my cache and cookies as well as restarting Firefox but I still see… (read more)

Whenever I try to acess canvas for my university, I get this error attatched below.

I've tried clearing my cache and cookies as well as restarting Firefox but I still seem to have this issue. Any fixes? Thanks!

Asked by michaeljongilson 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Firefox browser

I continually have a yellow bar across the top of the page when I open Facebook on Firefox. It says "A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do?"… (read more)

I continually have a yellow bar across the top of the page when I open Facebook on Firefox.

It says "A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do?" then there are 2 buttons and a X next to that question.


My request is for Firefox to tell me it is Facebook causing the problem and how to get rid of it.

Asked by maggi146 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Firefox loading is slow for the last few days

For the past few days, Firefox has been running painfully slowly. I have tried to reset it, reinstall it and running Glary Utilities to clean but nothing has worked so fa… (read more)

For the past few days, Firefox has been running painfully slowly. I have tried to reset it, reinstall it and running Glary Utilities to clean but nothing has worked so far. I also have Opera and Chrome which are running absolutely fine. The program itself starts up fine but just seems to be very slow to load pages.

I am on Windows 10 with latest updates which is run on a separate SSD drive. Everything else runs very quickly like the resource heavy NoxPlayer.

Please let me know what further details I can provide you with.

Thank you in advance!

Asked by vsquad22 18 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Strange gray blocks show up in Yahoo news items

When I look at things like https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/monolith-discovered-utah-desert-everyone-000002100.html I see these strange gray blocks (I think related… (read more)

When I look at things like

  https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/monolith-discovered-utah-desert-everyone-000002100.html

I see these strange gray blocks (I think related to twitter) that have a light vertical bar moving across. This happens a lot of times. Has been happening for a few months. I suppose this relates to something they started doing in HTML at that time.

Asked by jfalksen 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

close,restore down and minimize buttons not showing after the last update

Hello After update 83 close,restore down and minimize buttons stopped appearing, they are still there when i hover over them. I think the problem is in the userChrome.css… (read more)

Hello After update 83 close,restore down and minimize buttons stopped appearing, they are still there when i hover over them. I think the problem is in the userChrome.css file because i months ago i changed it to the ShadowFox css.

Thanks

Asked by FCB-Kratos 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

Get rid of "This Time Search With.

I hate the "This time, search with" in the URL bar. When I want to search, I use the Search bar for that. I don't need extra icons that I'm not going to use taking up s… (read more)

I hate the "This time, search with" in the URL bar. When I want to search, I use the Search bar for that. I don't need extra icons that I'm not going to use taking up space in the URL bar. I've seen it suggested that they can be removed in the Search options page. But when I've tried that, it also removes them from the Search bar.

Here's what I want: for the URL bar to only have space for a URL, no "This time, search with" nonsense, but the Search bar left completely intact, with all the search engines I use.

Asked by r.thomas.wright 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

json files

I do not know what json files are. I have only seen them in the profile. However, whatever their purpose, firefox is no longer processing json files. Instead, it wants… (read more)

I do not know what json files are. I have only seen them in the profile. However, whatever their purpose, firefox is no longer processing json files. Instead, it wants to download json.txt when I make some selections.

Example: on Youtube when signed into my account, I select "notification" and instead of the menu opening, the download box appears wanting to download json.txt. This has happened in numerous places - not only youtube, so it looks like a Firefox problem.

Firefox used to process json files and now wants to download them. I tried to configure json in options, and when I select "other" Firefox shows up as a choice it it not possible to select it. I select it, but it does not change the ONLY options for json files which are "always ask" or "save".

This is clearly not something I can fix, not something I caused. I need the features that are not functional, and apparently they have become dysfunctional because they apparently access json files but no longer process them as intended.

Would appreciate knowing what the problem is, if there is an explanation. Is there a fix? Do I need to configure something? Thanks. Mary

Using Windows 7 and the latest Firefox for Windows 7 64bit Mary

Asked by gosfordsyke 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

pdf viewer

I use an app that enables me to scan an expense to pdf, then opens the pdf file so I can see the details to enter the amount, supplier, expense type, date into the bookke… (read more)

I use an app that enables me to scan an expense to pdf, then opens the pdf file so I can see the details to enter the amount, supplier, expense type, date into the bookkeeping system to create the bookkeeping entry and attach the pdf to it. I use Firefox as my default browser (version 83.0). However, I cannot see the PDF data anymore - it is totally blank, so I cannot use the functionality. I have queried this with the bookkeeping support who say this is a browser issue. If I use another browser e.g. Opera the functionality works fine. Can anyone suggest whether this is a Firefox settings issue or suggest a fix? TIA

Asked by Pedro 16 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Safefrom.net bookmark problem

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uni… (read more)

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uninstalled the addon. But the bookmark is still there. Everytime I close and reopen Firefox it is stays there and it's pretty annoying tbh. I tried starting in Safe Mode and two antivirus programs (Malwarbyte and Avast). No help. What can I do?

Asked by jalalgurbanov 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Fiirefox

How to open a link from a search page in a new tab? A pain going back to search page to get another link. Sometimes I want 2 or 3+ links open & can't do it unless co… (read more)

How to open a link from a search page in a new tab? A pain going back to search page to get another link. Sometimes I want 2 or 3+ links open & can't do it unless copy the address & paste in a blank tab.

Asked by Clement 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago