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Main Facebook page not loading properly, but login page works and it does work in incognito mode.

Hi, upon waking up this morning, found out my facebook is not loading properly. Did try clearing the cache and still issue persist. The login page works fine, but when lo… (read more)

Hi, upon waking up this morning, found out my facebook is not loading properly. Did try clearing the cache and still issue persist. The login page works fine, but when logged in, its just plain blank. Did try logging in on incognito mode and it works as it should be. Can anyone help?

Asked by verserkis 6 days ago

Last reply by christopherwhite597 4 days ago

There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. We only get an icon when the process is done.

There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. I'm looking for something like the rotating hour glass, or a rotating circle of dots. Only when the … (read more)

There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. I'm looking for something like the rotating hour glass, or a rotating circle of dots. Only when the process is done do we get the page's icon on the tab. As it is, I never know if my request to open a webpage is working or if the computer has locked up. It must have changed with the latest update because, although I can't remember exactly how Firefox previously indicated loading in progress, I instantly noticed the LACK of it as soon as I booted up the newest version.

Thank you.

Asked by back2ack 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

firefox closing itself randomly

The firefox browser has been closing itself recently, quite often aswell(2 times a day minimum). No crash reports, nothing like that afterwards either. when i reopen the … (read more)

The firefox browser has been closing itself recently, quite often aswell(2 times a day minimum). No crash reports, nothing like that afterwards either. when i reopen the browser it continues where i left off. i use the duckdugo extention if that may play a role in it.

Any ideas?

All the best!

Asked by rovassel 5 days ago

Last reply by Niko Koppenberg 4 days ago

New change?? No longer different PDF handling for in-browser vs. Download panela

On FF v78.0.2 (Win 10/64-bit), it used to be that I could open PDF links within a website using FF's built-in PDF Viewer. However, after saving them to disk, when I open… (read more)

On FF v78.0.2 (Win 10/64-bit), it used to be that I could open PDF links within a website using FF's built-in PDF Viewer. However, after saving them to disk, when I opened the PDF from the Downloads panel, it would open in my preferred 3rd party app. This was desired and worked perfectly.

But this seems to have changed! I either have to commit to the built-in always, or an external app always, irrespective of whether I am opening from a browser link or the download panel.

This is a terrible behavior. FF should open PDFs in the download handler (like ALL other file types there) with the OS's preferred PDF handler, which, in my case, is not FF's built-in Viewer.

If open a PDF in the built-in Viewer and save it from there, why would I want to re-open it in the built-in PDF viewer when opening from the download panel?

FF's built-in Viewer is great for a quick view of a PDF, I quite like it. But if I take the time to save it, I typically want more advanced functionality, like highlighting, filling in forms, etc. It worked perfectly before, please revert and stop fixing things that aren't broken. Or at least differentiate between the download panel and website links. Is there any hope in submitting a bug report?

Asked by vexware 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

Firefox using a ridiculous amount of RAM, error message "A page is slowing down your browser..." et cetera.

I asked this previously on Twitter and after the fixes suggested didn't work (at least not permanently), support on Twitter sent me here. (Would have been nice for you to… (read more)

I asked this previously on Twitter and after the fixes suggested didn't work (at least not permanently), support on Twitter sent me here. (Would have been nice for you to determine the appropriate forum and topic rather than me having to do it, by the way, "AT").

I am still getting a dragging slow Firefox using what seems like an inordinate amount of memory (though I could be wrong, check the images). My first message to support included the first image with the comment: "Yes, I've already refreshed Firefox. Yes, I've cleared my cache. Yes, I've removed all of my extensions/add-ons, though I need them back now." I then followed the instructions to try "disabling Firefox Hardware Acceleration and deleting content-prefs.sqlite".

Deleting sqlite and disabling FHA seemed to work for a while but a) is there a script I can run to auto-delete the content-prefs.sqlite daily so I can depend on your browser. And more pressing, b)second image memory usage.

Any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance.

DB

Asked by dpadraigbrown 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Unwanted tabs keep opening up, especially on Facebook.

Unwanted tabs (as many as 10 last time) keep opening when I'm on Facebook (and sometimes Amazon) even though I don't click on anything. It's driving me nuts. How do I s… (read more)

Unwanted tabs (as many as 10 last time) keep opening when I'm on Facebook (and sometimes Amazon) even though I don't click on anything. It's driving me nuts. How do I stop it? Thanks.

Asked by barbara.stein1 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox wants me to load Flash player from an odd URL

Viewing a national newspaper site today, Firefox popped up an odd message Continue to installation of Flash player. It then loads (tries) https://performintenselyquickapp… (read more)

Viewing a national newspaper site today, Firefox popped up an odd message Continue to installation of Flash player. It then loads (tries) https://performintenselyquickapplication.icu and an ID string. I think I can run Flash already on my browser so why do I have to do this?

The URL worries me, it may be genuine but would like confirmation it is. As mentioned I can already see/use Flash so why the message?

Search for https://performintenselyquickapplication.icu returns nothing other than an Alexa position. Thanks in advance. McP/

Asked by RobMcP 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Can't login to YouTube, Error 405

Hello. I am having the same issue as another user, but they flagged their question as solved so I'm making a new one just in case. I can't login properly to YouTube, only… (read more)

Hello. I am having the same issue as another user, but they flagged their question as solved so I'm making a new one just in case.

I can't login properly to YouTube, only in Firefox, even after clearing cache and cookies and disabling add-ons/running safe mode. I can login to my Google account, view my playlists and recommended videos (although the main page with recommendations only shows 5 lines of videos and when scrolling further is not loading). I can't make any edits, for example add videos to the "Watch Later" playlist, that require a login. When I click login, Google shows the 405 error "The request method GET is inappropriate for the URL /youtubei/v1/browse/edit_playlist. That’s all we know." or with other URL, depending on the action taken.

What can I do? Thank you.

Asked by yana k 1 month ago

Last reply by sites 2 weeks ago

Edge starts unallowed

Free YouTube to MP3 Converter starts Microsoft Edge although Firefox is defined as Browser. Only an Uninstall of Microsoft Edge ends that behaviour. But after next update… (read more)

Free YouTube to MP3 Converter starts Microsoft Edge although Firefox is defined as Browser. Only an Uninstall of Microsoft Edge ends that behaviour. But after next update Edge is again installed and again Edge is started, what I don't want. Have you the possibility to avoid that? I don't know, where that behaviour can be ended.

Asked by wolfgang_quartz 1 week ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 6 days ago

Update Failure

I was asked by Firefox to update to the latest version. After installation and reboot it asks me again to download the latest version. It's as though the update install… (read more)

I was asked by Firefox to update to the latest version. After installation and reboot it asks me again to download the latest version. It's as though the update installation didn't update. Please advise

Asked by shafmc53 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Does Syncing mitigate the risk of having a corrupt database file?

Hello as most FF users, I've run into the issue of having a corrupt places or cookies database file several times in the last 15 years of usage. I would like to know if S… (read more)

Hello

as most FF users, I've run into the issue of having a corrupt places or cookies database file several times in the last 15 years of usage.

I would like to know if Syncing can mitigate the risk of having a corrupt database file ever again? In other words, do FF servers recognize a corrupt file if received from my device? And would it help replacing it with the last intact file received?

Asked by berroz 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Défauts typiques rencontés avec Firefox

Toulouse le 16 octobre 2020. Bonjour, Je rencontre quelques soucis avec l'usage de Firefox 81.0.2. Je suis abonné au journal "www.ladepeche.fr. Je n'arrive plus, depuis 3… (read more)

Toulouse le 16 octobre 2020. Bonjour, Je rencontre quelques soucis avec l'usage de Firefox 81.0.2. Je suis abonné au journal "www.ladepeche.fr. Je n'arrive plus, depuis 3 mois, à écrire un commentaire ou à lire les commentaires. J'utilise le webmail d'orange, je n'arrive pas à envoyer un fichier joint. Ces défauts n'apparaissent pas avec Microsoft Edge, ou Google Chrome, ou Internet explorer. Thunderbird me permet d'envoyer des fichier joints. Peut-être est-ce dû à la configuration de Firefox? Quelqu'un peut-il me donner une idée en espérant rétablir les fonctions perdues. Je le remercie par avance.

Asked by jean-marie.bransoles 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

password lists

Firefox retains a list of passwords to various sites. In a ransomware attempt, one of these passwords was shown to me. I no longer trust this feature and want do delete a… (read more)

Firefox retains a list of passwords to various sites. In a ransomware attempt, one of these passwords was shown to me. I no longer trust this feature and want do delete all passwords from the list immediately. Where is it?

Furthermore, I do not want to be asked if I want this password saved. How can i disable this prompt. Thanks

Asked by jfuhr 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

"Other bookmarks" button disappeared

After an update done on October 13, the button that I clicked on to see the menu list that showed selections like "show all bookmarks' and "other bookmarks" to see my boo… (read more)

After an update done on October 13, the button that I clicked on to see the menu list that showed selections like "show all bookmarks' and "other bookmarks" to see my bookmarks suddenly disappeared. The button used to be on the top right hand corner of the page, to the left of the one that is titled 'view history, etc". Now I cannot find the bookmarks. Help. Thanks in advance.

PS - When I changed/edited the post, and redisplayed the question, it did not show my changes but when clicked the "edit this question" link, the edit box contained the changes. That is confusing.

Asked by lflluch 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Bank signon stopped working after last updates

As of Friday October 16, 2020 my bank sign on stopped working. I called the bank and they asked me to use my Microsoft edge browser and it worked. Any Idea on why this o… (read more)

As of Friday October 16, 2020 my bank sign on stopped working. I called the bank and they asked me to use my Microsoft edge browser and it worked.

Any Idea on why this on site does not work? I cleared cache and cookies and rebooted.

Asked by dale.traylor 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

how can I view history in full page

Hi, I can't see the full length of link and can't find a button in the side bar of history to get me in full screen mode, i find it hard manage history that way is there … (read more)

Hi, I can't see the full length of link and can't find a button in the side bar of history to get me in full screen mode, i find it hard manage history that way is there addon or any fixes for that

Asked by sinfulslave 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago