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Firefox Browser Version 100 Running Slow

Why would Firefox browser version 100 run slower on my desktop than my laptop, same version and exactly the same settings. Both are connected via Ethernet connections wit… (read more)

Why would Firefox browser version 100 run slower on my desktop than my laptop, same version and exactly the same settings. Both are connected via Ethernet connections with 500 mbps speed. The desktop has more memory and a faster CPU than the laptop. The browsing on my desktop lags much more than my laptop.

When I run Ookla speedtest, the laptop download is 310 mbps and upload is 363 mbps.

When I run it on the desktop the download is 118 mbps and upload is 96 mbps.

Any help with this is greatly appreciated.

Tim

Asked by taplimmer 32 minutes ago

the browser

Its difficult to get help with firefox even though I have been using it for a long time. 1. everyting when I open the browser it tells me that it is not responding. 2. Th… (read more)

Its difficult to get help with firefox even though I have been using it for a long time. 1. everyting when I open the browser it tells me that it is not responding. 2. Then once it opend up it tells me that the firefox is already running and that I need to close the old one before the new one can run.. 3. It just seems that the browser with all the updates run slower and slower with each updates.. 4. I find it difficult to get a hander on running firefox...can you help?

Thanks. winston ho [email removed from public]

Asked by haywardham 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 44 minutes ago

Missing min/max/close buttons

Hello. I don't know which Firefox release broke this essential feature. The problem started after I enabled Aero in my Windows 7 system. It happens often if I have an ope… (read more)

Hello. I don't know which Firefox release broke this essential feature. The problem started after I enabled Aero in my Windows 7 system. It happens often if I have an open tab with https://www.o2tv.cz/ which uses some DRM to play TV content.

Asked by pavel.lastovicka 3 days ago

Last reply by pavel.lastovicka 1 hour ago

Can't open links from Gmail, can't serach and Gmail goes unresponsive

So weird, in the last few days, I've had intermittent behavior using FF. Some examples - I log into my Gmail account, and it works for several minutes and then goes unre… (read more)

So weird, in the last few days, I've had intermittent behavior using FF.

Some examples - I log into my Gmail account, and it works for several minutes and then goes unresponsive and I can't get new mail, when I click the refresh icon or refresh the browser. - Last 3 days, when I click a hyperlink in an email, a new browser tab opens, but it's blank, the url doesn't seem to pass to the new tab - When I type a search term in browser address bar and hit enter, the tab refreshes but nothing happens... e.g. https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=firefox

Troubleshooting steps tried. - Disabled all extensions - Started to uninstall FF, but got prompted to "refresh firefox" instead, which I did yesterday, but still have the same problems...

I can access Gmail and other functionality works fine on Chrome on same laptop. I've used different laptop with FF and it works fine, both machines on the same network....

Asked by jaykershner 2 hours ago

connecting to sites

upon enabling "do not connect to http" very, very, very often i got the attached error message when the site said it was https and it was very often reliable places like … (read more)

upon enabling "do not connect to http" very, very, very often i got the attached error message when the site said it was https and it was very often reliable places like my bank and TaxAct. It seemed like such a good idea but i quit out of frustration.

Asked by rboelte 8 hours ago

Last reply by rboelte 2 hours ago

sent messages have disappeared

I must have deleted??? my sent messages or moved them to somewhere. But they are ALL gone. where did they go? And most importantly, how do I get them back? My DSL is C… (read more)

I must have deleted??? my sent messages or moved them to somewhere. But they are ALL gone. where did they go? And most importantly, how do I get them back?

My DSL is Comcast Xfinity & I use Firefox is my browser. I also use MSN.

Asked by grandmaperson 6 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

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Google and its subdomains not functioning/resolving/communicating properly

Since the Firefox 100 update, I have had issues with Firefox connecting to Google and its subdomains. When the browser is first started, all google domains work fine. A… (read more)

Since the Firefox 100 update, I have had issues with Firefox connecting to Google and its subdomains. When the browser is first started, all google domains work fine. After a few minutes though, a dialog at the top of G-mail (multiple accounts) appears stating it wants to re-connect, and will try and reconnect indefinitely with no success until the browser is closed and reopened. Also, calendar will stop working, and attempting to connect to any other google service (search, keep, drive, etc.) results in no DNS resolve, with sometimes the search bar URL changing to "about:blank." I have tried resetting the browser and re-installation (both at a user and administrative permission level) with no avail. Is this a known problem, or is it suspected there is another culprit here? It is worth noting that this is my company laptop, and that my coworker has also recently began running into this issue.

Thanks!

Asked by cjcullen4 6 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 6 hours ago

XULRunner error

Dear Mozilla Community members, For a while now I get sort of an error message some time after Windows start (every time): "XULRunner Could not determine any profile runn… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community members,

For a while now I get sort of an error message some time after Windows start (every time): "XULRunner Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!"

I managed to find out that XULRunner is connected to Mozilla but I haven't found any info about this particular message so far, therefore, I would appreciate your help solving this issue.

Thank you in advance.

Kind regards, Ewelina

Asked by Ewelina 1 day ago

Last reply by Ewelina 7 hours ago

Certain Websites will not open

When trying to access certain web pages that I've been able to access perfectly fine a day ago, these webpages display just and only a white screen, no error, just a whit… (read more)

When trying to access certain web pages that I've been able to access perfectly fine a day ago, these webpages display just and only a white screen, no error, just a white screen. I really like firefox and I would like to continue using it, but this has happening quite often recently. The website is an online course so I'm trying a lot to fix the issue from firewall configuration (even shutting it off completely) to changing settings in about:config as recommended by other firefox support pages, and using command prompt to reset dns. I've reset firefox in several different ways and uninstalled it completely. I dont know what going on.

Asked by marlonc87 8 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 7 hours ago

I need to install an extension that “could not be installed because it has a high risk of causing stability or security problems”

I'm having a problem related to an extension that I have to use to consult legal processes in my country (there is no other way, the extension is widely used and is a req… (read more)

I'm having a problem related to an extension that I have to use to consult legal processes in my country (there is no other way, the extension is widely used and is a requirement, I've always used it). Not too long ago this browser started having problems with the extension that hurt my company like hell, this is our last attempt to continue using this browser.

Asked by claudioC9 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

I could get to all websites yesterday; today I can't open Facebook??? Or Google?? Or other pages I have bookmarked & use every day. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR … (read more)

I could get to all websites yesterday; today I can't open Facebook??? Or Google?? Or other pages I have bookmarked & use every day.

PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

Asked by ShellySS 12 hours ago

Last reply by Zmingong 8 hours ago

A recent update destroyed the restore session feature

A recent update had destroyed my firefox experience. Recently I've noticed that that this client no longer stores sessions. It will only store one session, the last sess… (read more)

A recent update had destroyed my firefox experience.

Recently I've noticed that that this client no longer stores sessions. It will only store one session, the last session, and any stored sessions that are still stored when the client crashes again becomes corrupt. I used to rely on sessions to save large amounts of tabs. However, my client just crashed due to a power outage, I was quickly skimming through my tabs in order to reduce cpu usage and weed some out... when the client suddenly crashed again before I could restore them. I lost them all.

All of a sudden I find myself without an incentive to keep using firefox. Why have you made your client worse? Everything I had was gone, and due to an accident. There is nothing loaded on my computer. And yet it crashed for no reason and everything is gone. If I had an older version of firefox, this would not have happened.

Can you please tell me what happened to your restore session feature and why its total garbage now? Please fix it. I really hate losing weeks worth of research. And no, looking in my history wont help. I have reviewed thousands if not tens of thousands of websites over the several weeks it took to accumulate that research. Finding it all again in my history is impossible. That's why I rely on tab storing services.

How about you make a restore session library tab that stores all your stored sessions securely. I am tired of this data constantly being deleted.

Asked by Ikelos 8 hours ago

Browser freezes using Gmail and Youtube

Hello, Recently I was forced to install some "stuff" on my work laptop. Unfortunately, I am not quite sure what they installed. I have contacted my IT department and all … (read more)

Hello,

Recently I was forced to install some "stuff" on my work laptop. Unfortunately, I am not quite sure what they installed. I have contacted my IT department and all I've gotten in response is that "we haven't blocked any browser or sites."

Since this update, I find that Gmail will eventually show an error and when I go to refresh the page, the loading screen never completes. Additionally, Youtube will eventually declare that I have no connection and at that point I can no longer open new browser tabs.

I have updated Firefox, used troubleshooting mode, removed extensions, turned off ad blockers (uBlock Origin), and nothing seems to work—these issues always appear again eventually.

I would greatly prefer to not use Chrome, so if there is anything I can do to fix these issues I would be all ears to know what it is.

Thank you, John

Asked by johnvemery88 1 day ago

Last reply by johnvemery88 12 hours ago

Ad blocker add ins break my firefox

Hi, current version is 100.0.2. Running on Win 10 (10.0.19044 build 19044). Have refreshed Firefox and also tried a clean install - problem still exists. Have done a sca… (read more)

Hi, current version is 100.0.2. Running on Win 10 (10.0.19044 build 19044). Have refreshed Firefox and also tried a clean install - problem still exists. Have done a scan using HouseCall - no gremlins found. For the last few weeks my browser has been playing up. After a few minutes pages would basically stop loading, clicking on a new link would open a new window but nothing would load. Disabled my Ad Blocker extensions (I had two) and issue resolved itself. Re-enabled Ad blocker (AdGuard AdBlocker) and problem returned. Disabled it, problem went, tried Ghostery (not used before), issue returned. Both extensions are recommended. Similar issue exists on my work computer - one ad blocker and after a few site visits pages no longer load, and links no longer react to a click, home button no longer works. I close and open and I get told firefox is already running and do I want to close it before opening again. Pretty sure it's not just my home computer. Any help would be welcomed.

Asked by glynrpalmer 15 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 14 hours ago

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Manually Deleting History Resource Usage

If you visit a website frequently and want to wipe delete a website from your historical record, Firefox blocks on the UI thread to do this. In my experience, depending o… (read more)

If you visit a website frequently and want to wipe delete a website from your historical record, Firefox blocks on the UI thread to do this.

In my experience, depending on how often the site is visited, the single thread on a processor can be pegged for many minutes, consuming gigabytes of memory.

If this is not a bug, then it is a very poor user experience. I was only able to resume after terminating the application in Task Manager.

Version 100.0.2. Desktop. Windows 10.

Asked by Allen Clark Copeland, Jr. 23 hours ago

Answered by Allen Clark Copeland, Jr. 20 hours ago

Duckduckgo opens links as https://html.duckduckgo.com/html

Hi, I'm using Duckduckgo as my search engine, but when I type in a search string, it Firefox prepends it with https://html.duckduckgo.com/html/... This opens a search pa… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Duckduckgo as my search engine, but when I type in a search string, it Firefox prepends it with https://html.duckduckgo.com/html/... This opens a search page that doesn't follow my dark theme. When I click on a link, another link is added that creates a link back to the same URL, causing a loop. This never happened before I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 & the latest version of Firefox, 100.0.2. How can I change this back?

Thanks!

   -John

Asked by jlcenter 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 22 hours ago