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Not familiar with new firefox...am lost

I just downloaded firefox and this is not like the older version,hard to navigate,it tells me to click firefox ball,upper left corner and click options options is not the… (read more)

I just downloaded firefox and this is not like the older version,hard to navigate,it tells me to click firefox ball,upper left corner and click options options is not there. I want to xfinity to open when I start firefox,I want to know where to go and how to do it

Asked by raycer271 15 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 8 hours ago

MOZILLA request for donation

Recently, I received a solicitation from MOZILLA to contribute with a donation. I willingly did so, since I use FIREFOX & THUNDERBIRD almost exclusively on 3 PCs dai… (read more)

Recently, I received a solicitation from MOZILLA to contribute with a donation. I willingly did so, since I use FIREFOX & THUNDERBIRD almost exclusively on 3 PCs daily.

 At the end of the donation screens, there is an option to contact MOZILLA either by Twitter, e-mail, or other options.  Since I do not subscribe to any of these modern social media outlets, I clicked on the E-mail option, expecting that I would get a refreshed screen so I could enter comments, etc.

Instead, when the screen refreshed, this is what I got: https://give.thunderbird.net , which ultimately led to nowhere.

 You accepted my donation gleefully, yet you continue to cloak your organization in unavailability to your subscribers.  This is not a vary fair & equitable situation.

Thank you. robert herold e-mail addresses: 17mkombi@gmail.com

                              rhh.jr5387@gmail.com

Asked by karl 15 hours ago

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Nexus website

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when tryi… (read more)

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when trying to login it loops https://www.nexusmods.com and says in the loop-

users.nexusmods.com

Checking if the site connection is secure users.nexusmods.com needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding.

even tried in private browsing, cannot use any other web browser. Please help thanks.

Asked by Mangekyo Sharringan 4 days ago

Answered by Terry 1 day ago

20 GB RAM usage, pagefile takes up all space on C: - 300 tabs in Tree Tabs

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works wel… (read more)

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works well. (which is unexpected but makes me _very_ happy :-)) Firefox exits properly without any exceptions, no matter how long it runs, or how many times the PC is sent to STR mode meanwhile.

Second, everything is fine, except RAM usage. No matter how many RAM is installed, Firefox takes up all of it after a few days of normal operation. I have recently upgraded my PC from 16 to 24 GB of RAM only for this sole reason to see if anything changes, but it did not produce any noticable change, except that it takes 5-7 days for Firefox to fill up all the RAM instead of the 3-4 days before. Disk space on C: drive was nullified by Firefox as the paging file went up to 50 GB.

I want to hunt down this thing. I have approx. 300 tabs, 2 addons, and Hardware Acceleration is disabled since otherwise Fox hangs several times a day (have to be killed from outside). Pics are attached. https://addons.mozilla.org/hu/firefox/addon/tree-tabs/ https://gitlab.com/kroppy/TreeTabs

I'd like to get suggestions where to start.

  1. Disabling or replacing the adblocker ?
  2. Inspecting memory usage on Process Manager (about:processes) and Task Manager (about:performance) pages ?
  3. Installing some external tools like Firemin ?

Please don't suggest neither safe mode nor disabling all addons, since that makes it impossible to reproduce this amount of load, which is the primary reason behind the symptom.

I PrtScr'ed Process Manager and Task Manager, see that RAM sizes per page are normal in Task Manager, but not in Process Manager (10 times more).

CPU usage is totally normal for this load, even when memory is in the heaven. See the TaskMan pic. (I suppose that's because of ad blocking)

Thanks for any ideas,

Peter B. (I'm PC enthusiast)

-- Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit Firefox 106.0.5 (latest autoupdated) no firewall nor any antivirus - since 20 years with no infection ... AMD FX-6350 Six-core ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 24 GB DDR3 1600 MHz Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB (AMD Catalyst 15.11.1, Nov 18, 2015)

Asked by Peter B. 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Peter B. 19 hours ago

Explore possibilities of using System Theme 1.0 in Firefox 91.9.1esr and later.

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic … (read more)

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic windows system theme. So, I'm trying to find a way to port System theme 1.0 color scheme to newer firefox versions.

Creation of a simple theme with firefox color extension works. But it is unable to recreate the effects related to active and inactive window color changes. As, I had to use bitmap to get the OS blue color transition pattern.

It seems the system theme is stored in omni.ja file. Modification of the omni.ja seems to be not a practical solution. So, it would be a better way to create an addon theme with the same code as the System Theme 1.0.

The first question is, if it will be possible to create a theme with the same code as a system theme has. Will it be able to perform the same way?

The next question is: Where the source code of the system theme is? I was unable to find it in the Firefox source. It seems, it is not stored in any obvious location.

Asked by sforforsoft 1 week ago

Last reply by sforforsoft 22 hours ago

All my PCs have lost settings/ history/ shortcuts on Firefox today.

Hi, we have 4 PCs (3 running Win 10 and one Win 7) which updated themselves today and lost everything. Settings, add-ons, bookmarks, shortcuts all gone; looks like a new … (read more)

Hi, we have 4 PCs (3 running Win 10 and one Win 7) which updated themselves today and lost everything. Settings, add-ons, bookmarks, shortcuts all gone; looks like a new install. I checked the other threads and the profiles; there is only one profile and no backup. How to get my stuff back?

Asked by uspec 1 week ago

Last reply by uspec 1 day ago

Firefox is automatically updating even when I tell it not to!

I prefer to update Firefox manually, so in my Firefox settings, I have it set to: "Check for updates but let you choose to install them". So I sometimes get a message whe… (read more)

I prefer to update Firefox manually, so in my Firefox settings, I have it set to: "Check for updates but let you choose to install them".

So I sometimes get a message when I launch Firefox saying "Update available. Download the latest version of Firefox." and I click "Dismiss"

Today, I launched Firefox (v107.0), got this update message, and clicked "Dismiss". However, when I go to About Firefox, it says "Firefox is being updated by another instance".

Why is Firefox ignoring my preference?

Asked by MartyJames 1 day ago

Scrolling after version 107 is choppy

After updating firefox from version 106 to 107 scrolling and site animations is choppy. 107.0.1 didn't fix the problem. Device info: OS: Win7 CPU: i5-460M D. GPU: ati mob… (read more)

After updating firefox from version 106 to 107 scrolling and site animations is choppy. 107.0.1 didn't fix the problem.

Device info: OS: Win7 CPU: i5-460M D. GPU: ati mobility radeon HD5650

Asked by catmirror 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

XUL Runner Pop Up Information Message

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!". Is… (read more)

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!".

Is there a fix for this?

Thank you.

Asked by vwilyard 2 months ago

Last reply by vwilyard 2 days ago

"Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded ..." after trying to refresh

So, after years of higher-than-normal security in Firefox (64-bit, Win 7) and accompanying problems in loading some pages, I decided to refresh (hoping to reset and have … (read more)

So, after years of higher-than-normal security in Firefox (64-bit, Win 7) and accompanying problems in loading some pages, I decided to refresh (hoping to reset and have most/all pages load and display fully).

Well, tried refreshing and didn't see the bookmarks saved. Read about "Old Firefox Data" folder and thought I could retrieve anything I needed later. Deleting and reinstalling Firefox has resulted in the "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." windowed message.

Repeated uninstalls and reinstalls failed. Tried copying the "ng0ledtz.default-##########" from the "Old Firefox Data" folder into the C:\Users\username\Appdata\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\profiles folder with no success.

Please help.

Asked by Impulsive 3 days ago

Last reply by Impulsive 3 days ago

after update 107.01 passwords work but I cannot see them

As the title says, after update 107.01, passwords work in autofill, but I cannot see them when I go to "passwords" in the menu... The passwords page is just blank... Any… (read more)

As the title says, after update 107.01, passwords work in autofill, but I cannot see them when I go to "passwords" in the menu... The passwords page is just blank... Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by mihari1 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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Firefox won't close properly

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the pro… (read more)

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the problem. I have to manually end the process just to close Firefox, and it is quite annoying.

I just checked, my Firefox is up to date. Yesterday I deleted and re-installed Firefox, but it's still doing the same thing.

This is kind of driving me nuts to be honest. I have Chrome, Opera, and Edge also installed on my computer so I'm ready to jetisson Firefox but thought I'd see what the community has to say first.

Asked by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 1 week ago

Answered by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 3 days ago

"https://download.sp.f-secure.com/online-safety/fs_firefox_https.xpi"

The browser plug-in for Spectrum Security Suite (F-Secure) does not appear to download. I do not know where the problem is. It could be with Spectrum software. I did ca… (read more)

The browser plug-in for Spectrum Security Suite (F-Secure) does not appear to download.

I do not know where the problem is. It could be with Spectrum software. I did call them first. The lady on the phone says it is a Firefox problem and to seek help from Mozilla.

When I click on the box for setting up secure browsing (I have tried both boxes (top right and 2nd to bottom left) on the screen in the image attached), I just get a new window open with "https://download.sp.f-secure.com/online-safety/fs_firefox_https.xpi" in the navigation box and the rest is white space. There is no spinning wheel, no bell, nothing.

I do not even know what is supposed to happen, as it has been years since I last set up the protection. I do know based on messages received and the displayed log, the browser protection was still working as of 10 days ago (21 Nov 2022).

I actually do most of my browsing now on Linux but I still play a few games that are Windows only so sometimes browse from this system.

Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate (all patches) Firefox 107.0.1 (64-bit)

Asked by Natalie 3 days ago

106.0.2 And Win Explorer

106.0.2 locks up Windows Explorer (Not Responding) on my Win 7 machine as soon as it starts. After restarting Explorer, it seems to continue working. I have seen this is… (read more)

106.0.2 locks up Windows Explorer (Not Responding) on my Win 7 machine as soon as it starts. After restarting Explorer, it seems to continue working. I have seen this issue reported earlier.

Asked by aj8mh-radio 1 month ago

Last reply by BarbaraML 4 days ago