Browser Completely Unresponsive

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be … (read more)

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be stuck loading until I restarted Firefox. I tried restarting my computer as well, but that didn't work either, as the issue just came back within a few hours.

Sooo I went to google to search for answers. I got to a forum (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/881250) that seemed promising, and edited my network.http.max-connections value from 900 to 48, as the chosen answer suggested. I figured if it didn't work, I could always just change it back.

How wrong I was.

Not only did it not work, it prevented me from doing anything. Now when I open Firefox, nothing loads. I can see the toolbar, search bar, and my bookmarks, but the actual screen is blank. No widgets with my frequently visited sites and some news stories, no homepage, just blankness. When I enter a url or do a random search or even try to open about:config, nothing happens. It doesn't even show a loading icon.

I attempted to refresh Firefox, but it got stuck in the loading stage, which I attributed to my already breaking it somehow. So I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. But no dice. It's still entirely unresponsive.

Any help would be appreciated. Please keep in mind I'm largely computer illiterate!

Asked by hanentr 5 days ago

Last reply by hanentr 4 days ago

Content Encoding Error

When people come to my website using Firefox, they get the following error page: "Content Encoding Error." This error does not appear using any other browsers (Chrome, Ed… (read more)

When people come to my website using Firefox, they get the following error page: "Content Encoding Error." This error does not appear using any other browsers (Chrome, Edge, Safari) using a PC or Mac. The website is: https://radiotapes.com/

Please advise what I need to do. Thank you! Tom Gavaras ([email-removed])

Asked by tgavaras 1 week ago

Last reply by tgavaras 6 days ago

Weird double menu when pasting to toolbar search item

I will post an image to show what is happening when I use the paste in the toolbar search item. I did a retore to defaults and it fixed the issue until the next day after… (read more)

I will post an image to show what is happening when I use the paste in the toolbar search item. I did a retore to defaults and it fixed the issue until the next day after a reboot of the pc and it is back. Anybody else see this behavior and know how to fix it? Thanks, Dave

p.s. I wrote up a larger version of this and tried to share data which didn't work automatically and wiped out my story. :(

Asked by schemer 1 week ago

Last reply by schemer 6 days ago

Firefox randomly speak, and/or opens pages, in French (I speak English).

Hi, I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times. Fir… (read more)

Hi,

I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times.

Firefox randomly, from where I sit, opens things in French rather than English. How can I keep it in English unless otherwise specified (I occasionally want German or Japanese)?

Thank you.

best, Sea

Asked by Sea 2 months ago

Last reply by Sea 1 day ago

Cannot make calls on messenger, get message on popup window something went wrong

I cannot make calls via Firefox on Facebook Messenger. In the second window that normally loads tells me that something went wrong. (in Dutch tells me "Er is iets fout ge… (read more)

I cannot make calls via Firefox on Facebook Messenger. In the second window that normally loads tells me that something went wrong. (in Dutch tells me "Er is iets fout gegaan" This happens on both my computers, Windows and Linux. Even when I start Firefox in troubleshoot mode it is still not working. However works absolute perfectly in Google Chrome. The problem started today by my knowledge for no apparent reason. I tested the camera in Firefox, works. I tested the microphone in Firefox, works, no problem. Also I granted Facebook permission to use the microphone and camera.

Asked by Jan-holtman 5 days ago

How to get rid of hard to read black backgrounds?

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique. I've tried all the modes like light, sy… (read more)

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique.

I've tried all the modes like light, system etc nothing seems to fix it.

Am I going to need a stack of css code to fix it - code for each and everything I want to set back to light, or is there a setting to achieve this?

Asked by citizen1138x 1 week ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 4 days ago

How do I copy over backed up JSON bookmarks?

The designers seem to be intent on making this as painful as possible. You'd think you could just open them, at least in text form. Wasn't that possible before? I can … (read more)

The designers seem to be intent on making this as painful as possible. You'd think you could just open them, at least in text form. Wasn't that possible before? I can in Notepad if I want to look at hundreds of pages of gibberish that would take days to copy and paste over. In my updated Firefox it offers a Restore function but to do that I have to wipe out all my existing Bookmarks. Who dreams of this stuff? Why would anyone sane want to do that?

Asked by moz2u 1 week ago

Last reply by moz2u 3 days ago

Certain videos stop playing/cant be played

Starting recently my FF(v102 &103) is not able to play certain videos anymore. The space for the video is on the page as are the control elements, play/pause, quality… (read more)

Starting recently my FF(v102 &103) is not able to play certain videos anymore. The space for the video is on the page as are the control elements, play/pause, quality, volume, etc, all fully functional. Just the video isn't starting. They do for a while after a restart but inevitably will stop doing so after an hour of use. I havn't been able to figure out what destroys the capability to play videos, but I narrowed it down to certain types. As far as I can tell its MP4 videos in general while on Youtube its AVC1 videos that are not playing. VP9s and ogvs work fine even after the video capability of the browser has been lost. I'Ve check in about:conifg and everything is set to true in terms of media.*

Asked by michkov 1 week ago

Last reply by michkov 4 days ago

outlook.com email is not showing new emails

Hi I'm running FF 103.0.2 (64-bit), and since the last update i noticed that my emails at outlook.com and my work email running on Microsoft outlook server (using the … (read more)

Hi I'm running FF 103.0.2 (64-bit), and since the last update i noticed that my emails at outlook.com and my work email running on Microsoft outlook server (using the web base site) is not showing new emails , I'll get indicator that there is new email in my inbox ( inbox(1) ) , but i need t refresh the page to see the new email. not sure if this issue is just me and i need to reinstall FF or its a glitch FF need to fix please advice , thanks for all your help

Asked by Sam T 3 days ago

Last reply by Sam T 2 days ago

face book messenger

I cant connect to face book messenger i get this message: Something went wrong Try restarting Firefox or restarting your computer. For more troubleshooting suggestions, v… (read more)

I cant connect to face book messenger i get this message: Something went wrong

Try restarting Firefox or restarting your computer. For more troubleshooting suggestions, visit our Help Center.

If the issue persists please let us know. Report an issue.

Asked by carolanne.b.martin 4 days ago

Stop FF from Filling Usernames

At "https://www.delta.com/login/loginPage?staticurl=" (login to delta.com) there's a user name field. When I click on it Firefox suggests the username. I don't want the… (read more)

At "https://www.delta.com/login/loginPage?staticurl=" (login to delta.com) there's a user name field. When I click on it Firefox suggests the username. I don't want the username exposed this way because I use the 1Password password manager to fill in usernames.

In Settings "Logins and Passwords" it says "1Password – Password Manager controls this setting". "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites" is not checked, and "Autofil logins and passwords" is checked but the option is pale blue instead of bright blue and cannot be changed.

How can I stop FF from exposing my username?

Asked by MikeA01730 5 days ago

Last reply by MikeA01730 4 days ago

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser. Where are my bookmarks? And furthermore, your instructions … (read more)

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser. Where are my bookmarks? And furthermore, your instructions for importing them in the first place did not work for me because the sequence and pictures did not match what I saw in my browser. I played around with it until I found the import part. And yet, no bookmarks.

Asked by afiandac 6 days ago

Last reply by afiandac 5 days ago

Entire page turns black before the content appears

Hi, I have noticed this behavior for a while now and it is becoming bothersome now. It seems to happen ONLY upon initial visit to a site, any site. Once the site loads co… (read more)

Hi, I have noticed this behavior for a while now and it is becoming bothersome now. It seems to happen ONLY upon initial visit to a site, any site. Once the site loads completely, any links from there loads without the black screen.

Of course, I have searched and tried the known remedies: 1) graphics driver. Chrome, Konqueror and other browsers do not exhibit this behavior. 2) FF add-on's disabled. No permanent difference. 3) Hardware acceleration disabled. No permanent difference.

I'm running 103.0.2 (64-bit) on: Operating System: Kubuntu 22.04 KDE Plasma Version: 5.24.4 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.92.0 Qt Version: 5.15.3 Kernel Version: 5.17.5-051705-generic (64-bit) Graphics Platform: X11 Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz Memory: 23.4 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: llvmpipe

This is not a deal breaker but should be addressed to make FF more perfect! Best... Hong Son

Asked by groundie 4 days ago

Last reply by groundie 1 day ago

ATTN: Rendering Issues

I'm having rendering issues. When I try to go to "Help" and "About Firefox" to update the browser, the window I get doesn't allow me any detail to execute this option. Th… (read more)

I'm having rendering issues. When I try to go to "Help" and "About Firefox" to update the browser, the window I get doesn't allow me any detail to execute this option. This also happens when I try to download something. The pop-up opens up with only a slit visible.

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 week ago

Last reply by FireFoxFan1 1 day ago

email problems

my BT email account used to work fine now I get the email list page up click to open an email which works fine but then when I click a link on the email instead of the li… (read more)

my BT email account used to work fine now I get the email list page up click to open an email which works fine but then when I click a link on the email instead of the link opening on a new tab it opens on the email page which means I have to keep pressing the back button before i used to just close the new open tab

Asked by x19dave 1 week ago

Last reply by x19dave 6 days ago

Firefox no longer opens in full screen

I see that there was a new version loaded yesterday so don't know if this relates. Starting today, when I open Firefox, it opens in a small screen in the upper left cor… (read more)

I see that there was a new version loaded yesterday so don't know if this relates. Starting today, when I open Firefox, it opens in a small screen in the upper left corner. I want it to open in full screen. I have to click twice to get the full screen. I do not mean the screen that F11 gives since I still want my tabs at the bottom. I have Windows 10 and Firefox 103.0.2.

I realize that this is an annoyance that has a workaround. I just want what I had yesterday. Thanks in advance for your help.

Kris

Asked by dkatwdsd 6 days ago

Last reply by dkatwdsd 4 days ago

CORS Issue

Dear Foxpro team, we are using Mozilla firefox for our desktop/browser application, we have couple functionalities opening from <iframe /> and <object /> . Wh… (read more)

Dear Foxpro team,

we are using Mozilla firefox for our desktop/browser application, we have couple functionalities opening from <iframe /> and <object /> . When we trying to access those functionalities, we are getting CORS issue and unable to get the page. Same functionalities working for other browsers as chrome, edge, etc. could you please help us for the same. thanks in advance.

Thanks & Regards

Asked by nikhilkumar.mandalia 2 days ago