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Two monitors: Toolbar menus cut off

Hello! I am using Firefox on my notebook with external monitor. When the external monitor is set up as the main display and above the notebook monitor, the toolbar popup … (read more)

Hello!

I am using Firefox on my notebook with external monitor.

When the external monitor is set up as the main display and above the notebook monitor, the toolbar popup menus in Firefox are cut off on the notebook monitor (≡ & addons like uBlock etc.), so only a small upper part of them is displayed. The ≡ menu can be fully operated in this case because it has scroll bars, the addons' menus do not.

If the notebook monitor is set up as the primary monitor or is not below the external monitor, the problem does not occur.

Disabling all addons does not cause any change.

The problem does not occur with other browsers either.

Would appreciate some help!

Martin

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Asked by Tanrim 1 week ago

Last reply by Tanrim 2 days ago

Firefox very slow (vs Edge)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search … (read more)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search extension etc, and it's always been a great browser.

Recently though (not sure if it's just recently, or I've only just noticed), it's so slow. I tried a brand new profile, no extensions, no settings changes, and it's the same. Example loading times:

bbc.co.uk/news Firefox: 14s Edge: 2s chess.com Firefox: 19s Edge: 4s chess.com play vs computer Firefox 38s Edge 2s

https://youtu.be/er9jBysL0vEFirefox vs Edge (YouTube)

So it's not my profile settings or extensions.

BUT, I tried it on a different user profile on the same computer (Switch User from the Windows Start menu), and it's fast!

Why is this, and what do I need to do on my user account to speed Firefox up (keeping my same Firefox profile)?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Rhys 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Rhys 6 days ago

Now that I have removed adobe flash player, videos will no longer play. What can I do...?

I have to say that this has been the most frustrating issue that I have been unable to find any kind of help with. I am running W7 on this laptop (I do not know more than… (read more)

I have to say that this has been the most frustrating issue that I have been unable to find any kind of help with.

I am running W7 on this laptop (I do not know more than that), even W10 on my desktop, both with the most updated version of mozilla.

I have removed the adobe flash player, and now I cannot get any videos to play, like on CNN and other various sites. I just get the spinning wheel of nothing. It seems that only you tube is working, barely.

Am I missing something, is this open html5 crap supposed to just take over and everything will be okay.

Maybe someone, somewhere can post a layman's explanation on what is going on. If there are issues, how to fix them. I don't need anymore information telling me how to remove because it is dead. What I need is what is replacing it, how does it work, and where and what can I do to fix issues.

Searching for help here on this subject is just tedious. I get over 3000 replies, or what ever they are called here, but just nothing on an explanation of what is changed and or how it works, more like doesn't work.

What do I need to do in order to be able to watch/play videos online.

Any help would be very, very much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by SHempsey 1 week ago

Last reply by SHempsey 14 hours ago

Roboform

I have used Roboform password manager with FF for years. Within the last 6 months, Roboform's toolbar no longer automatically displays below FF when I open FF. I have to … (read more)

I have used Roboform password manager with FF for years. Within the last 6 months, Roboform's toolbar no longer automatically displays below FF when I open FF. I have to force it to by going into RF options and dragging the RF icon onto FF (see attached screen shot). As shown in the image, RF and/or FF doesn't even think RF is installed! But it is. I've contacted RF multiple times, and they claim they're working on it. I wonder if anyone in the FF community has the same problem. Thanks for any help. Steve

Asked by 2stevem 1 week ago

Last reply by 2stevem 5 days ago

After update to firefox 80.0 pages sometimes load blank randomly

After update to firefox 80 sometimes random pages do not load. They open as blank white page with refresh button being inactive. Only way to solve this problem is close p… (read more)

After update to firefox 80 sometimes random pages do not load. They open as blank white page with refresh button being inactive. Only way to solve this problem is close page, open new tab and try to load this page again.

This is completely random, happening on all sites, opened from links on other sites, bookmarks or speed dial. No idea what could cause it. Maybe firefox has some problems with creating new process for new tab if my process limit is set to 1?

Asked by Piterk 3 months ago

Last reply by Piterk 3 days ago

Firefox won't load web pages

Firefox won't load web pages, I have to restart my computer. Chrome and Opera open pages seamlessly This has been happening to me many times lately. I use Win 10 and the … (read more)

Firefox won't load web pages, I have to restart my computer. Chrome and Opera open pages seamlessly This has been happening to me many times lately. I use Win 10 and the latest version of Firefox 84.0.2

Asked by tesic2008 6 days ago

Last reply by tesic2008 6 days ago

Firefox prevents the tilde (~) key from working.

Firefox prevents the typing (~) key from working on the typing.com website, and unfortunately I can't go through the lessons on the website because of this problem. I tes… (read more)

Firefox prevents the typing (~) key from working on the typing.com website, and unfortunately I can't go through the lessons on the website because of this problem.

I tested in other browsers if the problem persisted and it appears that only firefox exhibits this behavior.

I also tested starting the browser by the way that disables the extensions and I continue the key without working.

Please, does anyone know any solution to this problem? I loved the Firefox browser and I don't want to leave it just because of that.

Asked by matxx_sas 6 days ago

Firefox on PC and new facebook

When Facebook updated their system a few months ago, running it on firefox with windows 10 on a pc crashes mozilla. It happens if you are logged into FB for some length … (read more)

When Facebook updated their system a few months ago, running it on firefox with windows 10 on a pc crashes mozilla. It happens if you are logged into FB for some length of time (say an hour). I have no extensions operating just plain firefox. I turned on task manager inside firefox to watch what happened over time along with windows task manager. Within a half hour, FB is using high energy impact and just about all available memory in the system and filled the cache as well. Eventually it just freezes firefox and I have to kill the program go back and clear the cache and often do a complete refresh of firefox

Asked by toms7 6 days ago

Last reply by toms7 5 days ago

Why do Firefox and Wndows Task mgr show such different values/

Firefox (84.0.2 x64) has recently become a memory hog to the point where my system (W7) slows to a point where it is unusable. I do not wish to spend an entire day (or mo… (read more)

Firefox (84.0.2 x64) has recently become a memory hog to the point where my system (W7) slows to a point where it is unusable. I do not wish to spend an entire day (or more) troubleshooting in the hope that I can make go away a problem that didn't exist 1 month ago do so how can I roll back to an earlier release (say the one running in december last year) which did not have any of these problems?

I attach two screen prints from a laptop (W7 12GBRam) running one instance of firefox with maybe 20 open tabs Windows Task Mgr which shows Firefox with 9 processes using around 5GB with one process using 2GB Firefox task mgr which shows 25 tabs using a total of around 0.5GB

Clearly the info in the firefox taskmgr is rubbish - or rather not reporting the same thing!

Asked by allizom1 6 days ago

Last reply by allizom1 4 days ago

Pocket 'View List' stopped working in Firefox

I've been using pocket daily for a long time, and just recently the 'View List' feature (i.e. view the pocket website page with my saved links) stopped working in Firefox… (read more)

I've been using pocket daily for a long time, and just recently the 'View List' feature (i.e. view the pocket website page with my saved links) stopped working in Firefox. That is accessed in the normal way using the Pocket icon in the address bar, or with the link: https://app.getpocket.com/ - they both go to the same address.

When that Pocket 'View List' page is accessed, it gives all indications of having loaded fine, but all that shows is a completely blank white page with the horizontal line and faintly greyer section at the top of the page, and absolutely nothing else.

Firefox version: 78.6.1esr

I'm pretty sure this was broken on a recent update (of Firefox). I'm also pretty sure many other things were broken in Firefox by recent updates - never had Firefox so damaged by an update before - things like on Amazon website pages (to pick something well known), product images randomly don't load (refreshing gets them to load), pages randomly display garbage (refreshing brings them back), etc, pages load fast but elements on page are not active (can't be clicked) for several seconds on complicated pages like an Amazon product page - never had this happen before recent Firefox update - I don't know if this is all related, but it feels like it is (and that Firefox has been broken in many ways only recently).

All these things, including viewing the pocket list, still work fine in Chrome.

Anyone have the post issue in Firefox? Or the other issues just recently? Is there a fix for this?

Thanks

Asked by mail889 6 days ago

MacOS: Live TV streaming on Xfinity app blurs after 10 seconds. How do I fix it?

Live stream TV on Xfinity app blurs after 8-10 seconds. Initially the picture is crisp and clear then turns fuzzy. This does not happen when I access recorded versions of… (read more)

Live stream TV on Xfinity app blurs after 8-10 seconds. Initially the picture is crisp and clear then turns fuzzy.

This does not happen when I access recorded versions of the same program. The channels involved are not those restricted to be accessed only via my in-home wifi.

It occurs with a handful of certain cable network channels and it happens whether I'm using my laptop with Comcast or Charter ISPs. This condition does not appear with other web browsers.

Nor does it happen on my iPad, just my MacBook Pro and it hasn't always been an issue with the MBP. As far as a time frame goes, I would say it started happening within the last 6-9 months.

I appreciate any efforts to help. Thanks.

Asked by sinarades 5 days ago

Problem with version adapted for Macs based on Apple silicon

Hello, I downloaded the customized version of Firefox for Apple silicon based Macs and noticed a problem, the magnification icon (one of the three circles on each window)… (read more)

Hello, I downloaded the customized version of Firefox for Apple silicon based Macs and noticed a problem, the magnification icon (one of the three circles on each window) is compressed to the left and cannot be clicked (nor can it be seen). I'm pretty sure the problem happens because my computer is in Hebrew (I also set Firefox to Hebrew but this problem also happens in the English language of Firefox)

Asked by twmrsmy125 4 days ago

Last reply by twmrsmy125 4 days ago

pdf viewer jumps pages when returning to firefox window

I have a file open with firefox's inbuilt pdf viewer. I switch to a different window. When I return to firefox's window, on my first click anywhere on the text, firefox w… (read more)

I have a file open with firefox's inbuilt pdf viewer. I switch to a different window. When I return to firefox's window, on my first click anywhere on the text, firefox will instantly jump a few pages forward. This only started happening lately, and happens often but not always.

Asked by nikitis89 4 days ago

Firefox gone nuts

Preface: Mac Hd replaced, OSX restored from Time machine backup. Prior to this every thing worked fine. Now: 1) FF TOOLBAR bookmarks have disappeared completely, but NOT… (read more)

Preface: Mac Hd replaced, OSX restored from Time machine backup. Prior to this every thing worked fine.

Now: 1) FF TOOLBAR bookmarks have disappeared completely, but NOT the bookmarks in the sidebar etc. 2) Despite clearing cookies, enabling them and clearing corrupt cookies - certain sites (FBook) do not load properly (they do in safari). (until corrupt cookies were cleared I couldn't even log in to Mozilla)

Tried: Returned to earlier profile, no help. All other aspects of OSX seem ok.

Asked by maaold 4 days ago

Last reply by maaold 3 days ago

both lastpass and onetab icons disappeared from firefox

Sometime in the last week or so, the lastpass and onetab icons that normally reside just to the right of the URL display and to the left of the download icon and the hist… (read more)

Sometime in the last week or so, the lastpass and onetab icons that normally reside just to the right of the URL display and to the left of the download icon and the history icon in the upper right of my FF browser disappeared. I think maybe it was the result of an update, but I wasn't paying close attention, then when I did notice it, couldn't find anything on the interweb about it.

They are both still installed since if I go to the onetab on the playstore it only shows uninstall and if I restart the computer, one of my open browser windows will restart with the onetab open as a new tab. If I close the tab, there is then no evidence apparent that it is still there. I have hovered my mouse over that area but nothing shows to be there.

Any ideas? BTW, if not apparent from the above, I am not very technical. Thanks

Win 10 Home, FF browser

Asked by Odysseus 5 days ago

Last reply by Odysseus 3 days ago

firefox 84.0.2 seems to be using loads more ram than what i had about 10 days ago as firefox version slowness

this latest version firefox is using multiple gigabits of RAM and hangs up and slows down after being open more than an hour or 2 .... i am online usually 8 plus ho… (read more)

this latest version firefox is using multiple gigabits of RAM and hangs up and slows down after being open more than an hour or 2 .... i am online usually 8 plus hours a day and keep firefox open most of the day

RAM usage in task monitor is 3.7 GB to 9 GB when it hangs up

is there a fix ??

Asked by rbakererie 3 days ago

firefox seems to be dying

Firefox stopped loading facebook a few weeks back and I've been using Edge for FB. Today Firefox gives "SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" for a large number of sites, including gm… (read more)

Firefox stopped loading facebook a few weeks back and I've been using Edge for FB. Today Firefox gives "SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" for a large number of sites, including gmail and all the google sites, while still working for other sites like BBC News. I get the impression that Firefox is being somehow "targeted"... I've used it for years, going back to its predecessors in the 90s and have resisted changing browser so far!

Asked by marklgsylvester 4 days ago

Last reply by marklgsylvester 3 days ago

Mac Big Sur on new Mac Mini M1

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in t… (read more)

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in there. Restarting the browser fixes it. I got in touch with Apple yesterday and they said they couldn't help me because this is a Firefox problem. So here I am.

Asked by firefox1199 3 days ago

Flashing and Flickering Screen

Hi, I just installed FireFox on my Early 2011 MacBook Pro, and every time a page loads up, the screen flashes and flickers with long horizontal bars. It's not just the br… (read more)

Hi, I just installed FireFox on my Early 2011 MacBook Pro, and every time a page loads up, the screen flashes and flickers with long horizontal bars. It's not just the browser bar, it's the entire screen, and it's making FireFox unusable on my laptop. I tried changing the hardware acceleration, which reduced the amount of flashing but did not stop it from happening. I also tried running FireFox in safe-mode but I am still having the same issue. Any ideas on how I can fix this?

Asked by karr.abigail 3 days ago