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Gibberish characters overlaying Foxnews discussions

The rendering of discussions on foxnews.com is often corrupted with gibberish characters overlaying discussion text (see attached image). I do not have this problem with … (read more)

The rendering of discussions on foxnews.com is often corrupted with gibberish characters overlaying discussion text (see attached image). I do not have this problem with Chrome or Edge. Is this a Firefox bug?

Asked by lew4 1 hour ago

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Firefox is gone this morning

Never had this before. I opened firefox this morning and restored the old tabs as I usually do every morning. They all opened up (e.f. tab with the correct title) but the… (read more)

Never had this before. I opened firefox this morning and restored the old tabs as I usually do every morning. They all opened up (e.f. tab with the correct title) but the address is empty and nothing loads.

Attempted in order: - open a new tab, would not even load google, simply a white page - same action on new window, same result - refreshed firefox= nothing - uninstalled firefox = no luck - removed the apps I installed in the last days (visual studio code) - installed firefox from scratch (no account sync) 82.0 (64-bit) nothing at all. Same result see image in attachment.

I also have: removed all cookies/cache (refresh would do any ways), scanned my computer for viruses (nothing found). It doesn't open the options from the menu, it doesn't show anything under about:config

Windows 10 2004

In 15 years I'm using FIrefox I have never seen anything like this :-o

Asked by bellocarico1 5 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 hours ago

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Mysterious black bars on webpages

Please see screenshot below. What are these fat black bars that keep appearing in my browser? They now show up on almost every web page. They suddenly appear as I move my… (read more)

Please see screenshot below.

What are these fat black bars that keep appearing in my browser? They now show up on almost every web page. They suddenly appear as I move my cursor around the page.

I’m using Firefox 82.0 (64-bit).

Asked by jih31 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

Can't download MP3 files - The download cannot be saved because an unknown error occurred. Please try again.

Eg. go to these pages, click the ... or down arrow to bring up menu, right click to save as https://www.podparadise.com/Podcast/1324249769 https://player.fm/series/atlant… (read more)

Eg. go to these pages, click the ... or down arrow to bring up menu, right click to save as

https://www.podparadise.com/Podcast/1324249769

https://player.fm/series/atlanta-monster-2152811

I think it's cause the content is dynamically generated maybe but it works fine in chrome? I can't save as from the mp3 player either although it plays fine so obviously it's able to get the file? Any fix for this bs?

Asked by thenickdavey 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

Build 82 issues

Since installing, the browser is not responding as it used to. I am plagued with browser not responding error messages at multiple different sites. I am running Windows 1… (read more)

Since installing, the browser is not responding as it used to. I am plagued with browser not responding error messages at multiple different sites. I am running Windows 10 and this is occurring on two different machines. Is there a workaround or fix?

Asked by eisenhaus 13 hours ago

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Since latest windows update pages load at an extremely slow pace

Hi! As the title states, since the latest windows update (am now on 19041.508), anytime I go on a webpage on Firefox it's extremely slow to load, however once loaded the … (read more)

Hi! As the title states, since the latest windows update (am now on 19041.508), anytime I go on a webpage on Firefox it's extremely slow to load, however once loaded the page is as fast as it should be!

I don't have any antivirus other than windows defender, and disabling it/the windows firewall doesn't fix the issue, so it doesn't seem to be linked to that either, on the online forums such as this one I found it was also common to have issues caused by hardware acceleration, playing with that setting does not help either.

Another friend of mine has the same issue as me since the last update, so I'm assuming it's not something unique to my situation, is this a known issue for which a fix is available? Searching for one has yielded only outdated results.

Thanks a lot!

Asked by antoine.rincent 2 weeks ago

Answered by antoine.rincent 14 hours ago

Interactive Weather Radar Maps Not Working In Firefox

One feature at www.weather.com (Weather Channel) is their "weather in motion" feature which loads interactive weather radars. For some reason, this is not working on my … (read more)

One feature at www.weather.com (Weather Channel) is their "weather in motion" feature which loads interactive weather radars. For some reason, this is not working on my Firefox browser. It works fine in Chrome and Edge. The weather.com website loads just fine but the radar data (overlay on a map) will not load. IT WORKS FINE IN SAFE MODE. So i tried to disable all of my plug-in's, extensions and hardware acceleration in Firefox in regular mode. Still doesn't work. I created a new profile. Still doesn't work. I disabled the tracker feature in Firefox on that web page. Still doesn't work. I uninstalled and reinstalled Adobe Flash. Still doesn't work. Any ideas???

Firefox version 82.0 64 bit Running Windows 10 Professional

Asked by jlfptf 16 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

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Firefox won't play any live video streams.

Hi, Since yesterday Firefox won't play any live video streams on any website. An HTML5 error message shows up. I've tried upgrading Firefox, disabling Add ons, starting i… (read more)

Hi, Since yesterday Firefox won't play any live video streams on any website. An HTML5 error message shows up.

I've tried upgrading Firefox, disabling Add ons, starting in safe mode, completely uninstalling and starting from scratch and installing and deleting Adobe flash as a last resort.

I made sure everything was up to date on my laptop and they play no problem on other browsers. I just can't work out what's wrong with Firefox.

Asked by demonchild_2004 2 days ago

Answered by demonchild_2004 15 hours ago

Wow! Super, super slow.

Wow! I only had to go through a hundred and eleventy-seven pages to get to this point. You know, there's actually pro forum software out there. I think I'll fix my proble… (read more)

Wow! I only had to go through a hundred and eleventy-seven pages to get to this point. You know, there's actually pro forum software out there.

I think I'll fix my problem by deleting the Firefox virus from my computer.

Asked by Artie 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 16 hours ago

paypal "cart" interface

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal car… (read more)

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal cart for shopping. Seems every time i add something to the cart it makes a "new" cart so i can never get more than one item in it. I have no problems with Safari - so its something to do with Firefox as opposed to the website (methinks.) I restarted firefox in "safe mode" and the problem still persists. I disabled "enhanced tracking protection" as well to noavail.

Like with most things its probably not a bug but a feature but I'd be curious to get your take on it.

Thanks, Stephen

Asked by spragues 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

Inabililty to open file:// URIs on Linux

As the title implies, I am unable to open any local files on Firefox. The tab just keeps loading forever and using up all available memory until it crashes the tab. (the … (read more)

As the title implies, I am unable to open any local files on Firefox. The tab just keeps loading forever and using up all available memory until it crashes the tab. (the browser still remains operational, since the crashing process is a child process of the main browser)

I took a look at the process in GDB and it looks like it's hanging in `read () at /usr/lib/libpthread.so.0`, called from libxul.so. (possibly a spinlock, since it also grinds one of my cpu cores down) I've checked and this problem is not related to my profile, settings, or extensions.

I'm at a complete loss for what to do now to fix this, since I don't have the time or disk space to build a full debug build of Firefox and figure out what's going on.

Asked by Taylor 18 hours ago

Navigating on ebay shows error "The page isn’t redirecting properly"

Navigating on Ebay causes The page isn’t redirecting properly error on some pages. For example I'm unable to navigate through categories but searching and clicking on a s… (read more)

Navigating on Ebay causes The page isn’t redirecting properly error on some pages.

For example I'm unable to navigate through categories but searching and clicking on a search result seems to work fine.

While viewing an item clicking on a subcategory under the search bar generates this error 100% of the time, everything seems to work great on other browsers though.

Sometimes I'm unable to even view an item when accessed from a google result or even an sponsored listing.

I have tried clearing cookies and cache, allowing ebay to set cookies, disabled ETP, run in safe mode, private mode, reinstalling firefox and finally windows but still the problem persists.

Asked by guranedo 20 hours ago

Firefox V82 - some users cannot load Foirefox after updating

I work in IT for Cisco (even though my account is using my own email). We have over 100 cases raised where users have updated to V82 and then cannot load Firefox. We ha… (read more)

I work in IT for Cisco (even though my account is using my own email). We have over 100 cases raised where users have updated to V82 and then cannot load Firefox.

We have 2 fixes currently:

1 Downgrade Firefox - but we don't want to do this. 2. Load a new profile.

Is there anything else we can check on. All our users are on Windows 10 Enterprise, there are several versions used from 1803 to the latest, we have a spread of Windows 10 versions where this issue is experienced.

Should there be a better way to resolve this or if there is a root cause that's been found I would be very grateful if this could be passed on.

Asked by Speakman Family 21 hours ago

Firefox for windows 10 do not open, tried re installing, clearing cache etc.,

I had most updated versions of Mozilla Firefox in my windows 10 machine. last two days, it is not opening. Tried several recommendations from Community page, Help docume… (read more)

I had most updated versions of Mozilla Firefox in my windows 10 machine. last two days, it is not opening. Tried several recommendations from Community page, Help documents and youtube solutions but nothing seems to be working.

  • Tried re-installing firefox, by downloading the latest version from Mozilla, after deleting the profile folder (%APPDATA%)
  • Tried removing the cache files / temp files etc., and restarted as well, still did not work.

I do not have admin permission hence could not open in windows safe mode.

Any suggestion please?, Appreciate your input!

Asked by Dilip 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 21 hours ago

Accessing onedrive results in login-loop and eventually ending in 'We couldn't sign you in. Please try again'

Hi, I'm trying to get into my onedrive through firefox, but it won't login, as described in the title. I log into my office 365 outlook mail (which works perfectly fine),… (read more)

Hi,

I'm trying to get into my onedrive through firefox, but it won't login, as described in the title. I log into my office 365 outlook mail (which works perfectly fine), and then I press the dots in the upper left corner and click on onedrive listed in the apps. I tried removing cache, cookies and all that, I tried reinstalling firefox, but nothing worked. For reference; it does work when I use edge or another browser, and it also works when I use firefox on another device.

Can anybody tell me what the problem might be? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Sandman908 21 hours ago

Last reply by Sandman908 21 hours ago

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My version of FF no longer works with FB (and quite a few other sites)

Today I see that FB fails to load my profile photo album. I get a spinning circle, description and comments section to the right is blank (or photo loads but no descripti… (read more)

Today I see that FB fails to load my profile photo album. I get a spinning circle, description and comments section to the right is blank (or photo loads but no description). I check my connection activity, it's basically at 10 kbps. I run some speed tests, no problem.

So I go to MS Edge, everything on FB loads in an instant.

So the problem is FF. And that's on top of the 50%-100% of CPU that every click on FB produces. I compared it with Edge, 5%-50% of CPU.

So before I give up on FF and switch to Edge, can someone recommend another version of FF that is relatively lightweight for a low spec laptop? The latest version is a no go, as I understand it needs at least 8-16 GB of memory (!).

Thank you.

Asked by elzach 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox problem with Georgia DOT "upgrade"

Georgia DOT recent traffic upgrade (511ga.org) no longer works with Firefox. I can not see traffic cameras and does not remember settings between sessions. It works on my… (read more)

Georgia DOT recent traffic upgrade (511ga.org) no longer works with Firefox. I can not see traffic cameras and does not remember settings between sessions. It works on my iPad and windows explorer. I'm running Windows 10 Home 64 bit with Intel i7-7700. Thanks for any help you can give me. Jay

Asked by jay.moldow 21 hours ago