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Adobe flash will not remain active on our 24h emergency medical web site, need it to alert us to medical data

We have medical data coming in 24/7. Our alarm runs off flash. Since the update there isn't a choice to "allow and remember", which is causing us to have to remember to… (read more)

We have medical data coming in 24/7. Our alarm runs off flash. Since the update there isn't a choice to "allow and remember", which is causing us to have to remember to refresh the page constantly. A big problem for the night-staff, problem for the day-staff also as we keep forgeting and data is not alarming. PLEASE HELP!!

Asked by KCop 1 year ago

Last reply by James 10 months ago

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How do I reconstruct a profile?

My profile appears to be corrupted. Newly created bookmarks disappear when the session is ended and new one is started. If I create a new profile and copy the contents of… (read more)

My profile appears to be corrupted. Newly created bookmarks disappear when the session is ended and new one is started. If I create a new profile and copy the contents of the old one, the problems come with it. I've tried removing add-ons, but none seem to be the cause. Safe mode works, but that's not a long-term solution. I've reinstalled FF, but copying the profile brings the problems with it.

My latest attempt is to create a new profile and import bookmarks, creating a new places.sqlite file. I copied a variety of other files (prefs.js, extentions*, key3.db, key4.db) and so far everything still works.

There's one issue with extensions.json and extensions.sqlite. These point to the extensions directory of the old, corrupted profile. This works, but obviously is not desirable. It's easy to do a find/replace on the .json file, but without changing the the .sqlite file this breaks extensions. Fixing the .sqlite file is harder (at least for me), but do-able. Is that the right solution?

Or is there a better way to reconstruct a corrupted profile?

Asked by firefox179 10 months ago

Last reply by firefox179 10 months ago

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Movie Trailers or Clips will not play on Metacritic

Movie trailers will not auto-play after the 30 second intro ad. After the ad the video remains blank. This problem also exists when Firefox is restarted in safe mode. Wor… (read more)

Movie trailers will not auto-play after the 30 second intro ad.

After the ad the video remains blank.

This problem also exists when Firefox is restarted in safe mode.

Works fine when using other browsers such as Chrome or Edge!

Please look into this!

Asked by DeanA320 1 year ago

Answered by DeanA320 1 year ago

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Why is Firefox not re-writing recovery.jsonlz4 file?

I am running Firefox 65.0.2 in Windows 7 Professional 32-bit. It is 8:16PM on 03/18/2019. The recovery files have timestamps: 03/05/2019 03:09 PM 2,049,220… (read more)

I am running Firefox 65.0.2 in Windows 7 Professional 32-bit. It is 8:16PM on 03/18/2019. The recovery files have timestamps:

    03/05/2019  03:09 PM         2,049,220 previous.jsonlz4
    03/14/2019  09:36 AM         2,124,762 recovery.baklz4
    03/14/2019  09:37 AM         2,124,716 recovery.jsonlz4

Why is Firefox not writing a new file when I open or close a tab? Is there anything I can do right now do get diagnostics on this problem? I believe that tomorrow I may be installing Windows patches and have to reboot, and restarting Firefox will lose all diagnostic data. Thanks.

Asked by bsfinkel 1 year ago

Last reply by bsfinkel 1 year ago

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Firefox Sync results in double the bookmarks and folders

I have been using Firefox since it first came out and replaced the old Mozilla browser. When Firefox Sync first came out, I used it a few times and it messed up my bookm… (read more)

I have been using Firefox since it first came out and replaced the old Mozilla browser. When Firefox Sync first came out, I used it a few times and it messed up my bookmarks. As a result, I went back to manually syncing my bookmarks by exporting them on my primary computer and then deleting and importing them on my secondary computer. I recently tried Firefox sync again and it messed up my bookmarks again. The result was double the bookmarks and folders. I have a first set of bookmarks and folders that appear the be synced followed by a second set of bookmarks and empty folders. The second set follows the same order as the first set above starting with Bookmarks Toolbar, Other Bookmarks, Recently Bookmarked, Recently Tagged, and then a bunch empty folders. Also in the first set, many of my favicons are missing. What is going on and how can I fix this?

Thank you,

Asked by Steve H 1 year ago

Last reply by Steve H 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes

Both latest Firefox and Thunderbird fail to open and show crash report just after initialization with macOS Catalina Version 10.15 Beta (19A526h). I can not operate Firef… (read more)

Both latest Firefox and Thunderbird fail to open and show crash report just after initialization with macOS Catalina Version 10.15 Beta (19A526h). I can not operate Firefox in Safe Mode because it crashes whenever I try to start it.

Asked by paulhem 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

ALERT !!!!!!!! Firefox needs to be more secure for the add-ons section.

Hi, For the add-ons section, I think all the add-ons should be scanned. ================= it is not my fault that if I download an add-on, it turns out to be a malicious… (read more)

Hi, For the add-ons section, I think all the add-ons should be scanned.

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it is not my fault that if I download an add-on, it turns out to be a malicious add-on that executes remote codes. You are telling me: "This is not monitored for security through Mozilla's Recommended Extensions program. Make sure you trust it before installing." How can I trust it if I don't know anything about it?? or if it is new? -Most of people here who are downloading add-ons are normal users like me, not people who understand codes and developing.- Read reviews?? Do I understand from you that some people have to sacrifice for us so the rest can know if it is bad or good add-on? And by the way Reading reviews is not enough, For example Few months ago I downloaded a VPN similar to another one, lots of reviews say it is good, so I used it for maybe 1 month then I disabled it and stopped using it. Today I look at it in the disabled add-ons list, I find this message: "VPN has been disabled due to security or stability issues." I read more information about it, it turned out that it was executing remote codes....... That means I shouldn't even trust reviews!! Nothing happened to my firefox browser, but (it may happen) in the future, because of the already executed remote codes or or maybe those codes stole some information about me,....I don't know, but it may get worse who knows what those executed codes do.....

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Now after I provided my (((important))) suggestion, I need an advice please what should I do now?? Should I now reinstall this browser and clean it and remove all of the history? Or change my passwords in ((every site)) I visited?? or what? Thank You Very Much.

Asked by ­ 5 months ago

Last reply by ­ 5 months ago

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Firefox cannot keep track of the fact that it's already up to date

Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.6 Here's the routine with FF on this machine: If FF 68.0.2 is running, after a while I will try to open a new tab and be told "Sorry we need to… (read more)

Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.6

Here's the routine with FF on this machine: If FF 68.0.2 is running, after a while I will try to open a new tab and be told "Sorry we need to do one small thing to keep going, FF has been updated in the background, Restart FF" I do so. It opens up a new, clean profile in a new window (About FF now says 68.0.1 in this version of FF, and it downloads 68.0.2 and prompts to Restart FF (again)). At which point it runs "a new helper tool" and re-updates FF to 68.0.2. I then have to mess with about:profiles to go back to my profile. Things then run routinely for a few hours or a day, before the whole routine starts over again.

Alternately, if FF 68.0.2 is not running, if I open it (after opening and closing it several times without issue), I will get a message that "You've launched an older version of FF, Create New Profile or Quit". Create New Profile leads me through the routine above.

Versions of the above routine have happened not just between 68.0.2 and 68.0.1, but also between earlier version updates. That is, this has been going on for months. It does seem in the last couple of weeks that the interval of time has shortened and I'm having to do this routine everyday or even multiple times a day. I have no problems like this with FF on any other machine.

I've tried:

Trashing FF and re-dl'ing from Mozilla. No dice. Trashing FF, trashing Library/Cache/Mozilla and Firefox folders. No dice. Trashing FF, trashing Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles (and re-signing in to retrieve my existing bookmarks etc and re-setting up View and other Preferences). No dice.

If anyone has any ideas, I'll be grateful, thanks in advance.

Asked by david.doerksen 1 year ago

Last reply by david.doerksen 11 months ago

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BUG IN Firefox 60.0 - since the update, impossible to read my digital newspaper

when I click on the frontpage, nothing happens now since the update. Also the arrow is gone to read the next page and it is impossible to consult the older newspapers (a… (read more)

when I click on the frontpage, nothing happens now since the update. Also the arrow is gone to read the next page and it is impossible to consult the older newspapers (archive) - see examples.

By using Google Chrome everything is fine, no problems at all, I can read my newspaper as usual.

So the cause of this bug is Firefox!!!

Speedy Kepke

Asked by SpeedyKepke 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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firefox is crashing and its not even open

I'll leave my PC alone and out of no where the firefox has crashed box will have pop up. This time I had TWO open and I havn't even use firefox in over 8 hours so how is … (read more)

I'll leave my PC alone and out of no where the firefox has crashed box will have pop up. This time I had TWO open and I havn't even use firefox in over 8 hours so how is it crashing IF i don't have it open seem slike they have somthing running when it shouldn't

Asked by furydeath9 1 year ago

Answered by furydeath9 1 year ago

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Websites become unresponsive but can still be scrolled through and the hand cursor appears all the time

In the past weeks, suddenly my Firefox started behaving really weird - a few times a day the currently opened tab becomes unresponsive (you can't click or hover anything)… (read more)

In the past weeks, suddenly my Firefox started behaving really weird - a few times a day the currently opened tab becomes unresponsive (you can't click or hover anything) but you can still scroll through them (at least a bit - after that point, it's just plain white). At these times, the cursor is the hand one, during the whole unresponsiveness episode, as if everything was clickable (though obviously clicking does nothing). You also can't close the tab during this tab - the only way is either to wait a good 30 seconds for it to unfreeze or to change to a different tab and close the unresponsive one. When you do change tabs, though, the newly opened tab sometimes disappears completely, with a radial loading circle appearing in the middle of the screen for a few seconds before it magically reappears (it does _not_ reload, though!). From what I've been able to observe, this tends to appear on content-heavy websites like Reddit, Facebook and YouTube most often.

What is happening? I haven't changed my browsing habits in the past weeks, nor have I installed any new add-ons. I've tried disabling the ones I have but it's still happening with them turned off. What else may I try?

Asked by Tigro 2 years ago

Last reply by Pj 2 years ago

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Web pages load slowly.

Web pages are loading painfully slowly, 11-34 seconds, some never load before timing out. Other browser (Edge) is loading pages quickly. Internet connection reasonably … (read more)

Web pages are loading painfully slowly, 11-34 seconds, some never load before timing out. Other browser (Edge) is loading pages quickly. Internet connection reasonably fast (35.7 Mbps). I tried the following:

  - Safe Mode, no change.
  - Refreshed Firefox, no change.
  - Disabled Antivirus and Firewall, no change.
  - Disabled Network Proxy, no change.
  - Content Process Limit set at 8.
  - Firefox is using 550 MB of memory (out of 10.2 GB)

There are instances when Firefox does load pages quickly, but they are increasingly infrequent and not predictable.

Asked by moldyfly 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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I've had over 60 crashes in the last 24 hours and no idea what I'm doing to cause them.

I used to not have issues with Firefox but in recent weeks Firefox has crashed so much that it's becoming increasingly unusable for me - I've had 63 crashes in the last 2… (read more)

I used to not have issues with Firefox but in recent weeks Firefox has crashed so much that it's becoming increasingly unusable for me - I've had 63 crashes in the last 24 hours, including 6 in the process of writing this post. The crashes do not seem to be caused by any specific website or action, and they still occur in safe mode. It is becoming increasingly rare for Firefox to last more than a few minutes without crashing. Any information that would alleviate me of this problem would be greatly appreciated. Some error reports are listed below:

68629781-e276-4f4c-9dd1-00ee60200117 c99db3fa-03ae-4b5b-90b8-9aa3c0200117 bp-a3917ccc-02b7-4433-a279-136e40200117 72931ed9-4d79-4ee7-8954-28b830200117 eb1c3d21-f920-4c1d-a472-452530200117

Asked by X 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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Firefox crashes

Hello! My Firefox tabs crash constantly since I got a new computer. I have tried all the suggestions I can find in the forums. I did try downloading Firefox for enterpris… (read more)

Hello! My Firefox tabs crash constantly since I got a new computer. I have tried all the suggestions I can find in the forums. I did try downloading Firefox for enterprise but I could not figure out how to get it up and running, it seemingly installed, but Firefox seems to be the same. My new (to me) computer is a MacBook Pro 13" mid 2012 if that has anything to do with it. I have Parallels installed on my computer for the first time, if that might have anything to do with it. I have not had the problem with Firefox crashing within the Virtual Machine, though. Here is the latest submitted crash report: bp-f70bd533-3d22-4cd6-9f39-498920200121 Thank you for any insights and help!

Asked by hbschofield 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Extensions disappearing

Currently using FF 63.0.1, but I'd hoped that upgrade would resolve the ongoing problem. Extensions work normally after reboot, but within a day, are again missing. Eg. s… (read more)

Currently using FF 63.0.1, but I'd hoped that upgrade would resolve the ongoing problem.

Extensions work normally after reboot, but within a day, are again missing. Eg. scroll up/down initially available, but then symbols disappear from page. Others in toolbar look fine, but do not activate when I attempt to use them. When I restart FF, it's back to functioning, but only for a short time. frustrated.

Asked by maveet 1 year ago

Answered by maveet 1 year ago

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Upgraded FF to 73.0.1 and it broke https://thejigsawpuzzles.com/mystery-puzzle-6536101?cutout=50spiral AND http://jigsawonline.net/M1392-M-2006-jigsaw.aspx

I do jigsaw puzzles on two web sites, https://thejigsawpuzzles.com/mystery-puzzle-6536101?cutout=50spiral AND http://jigsawonline.net/M1392-M-2006-jigsaw.aspx. My new… (read more)

I do jigsaw puzzles on two web sites, https://thejigsawpuzzles.com/mystery-puzzle-6536101?cutout=50spiral AND http://jigsawonline.net/M1392-M-2006-jigsaw.aspx. My new Dell Inspiron 3670 with FF 72.0.1 was working just fine. I upgraded to FF 73.0.1 and now these two web sites freeze. I have to shutdown FF and restart it to make them work. It worked fine with 72.0.1 and it works on my old Dell Inspiron with 72.0.1. I reloaded 72.0.1 on my new Dell and now these sites are working again.  ? ? ? ? ? I uninstalled Flashplayer and reinstalled it.

Asked by spikejones 8 months ago

Last reply by McCoy 7 months ago

Firefox crashes regularly for different reasons

Hi, my firefox started to crash regularly for a few months. I have seen it crash while on idle, while changing tabs, while opening ne tabs... i.e. no repetable pattern. M… (read more)

Hi, my firefox started to crash regularly for a few months. I have seen it crash while on idle, while changing tabs, while opening ne tabs... i.e. no repetable pattern. Morever, I couldn't figure out the reason since all the crash reports turned different reasons for each crush. It has now become hourly crashes which really started to affect my workflow. Could you please help?

Latest crush reports: Report ID Date Submitted bp-4c03cc23-f6bf-4abd-a5b0-3a1ff0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-74dbd9b4-40b9-47b5-9387-f6d8e0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-d1cbf208-6c0d-44f1-95f2-a8aec0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-813c83c1-c29a-4103-84b5-5e68d0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-29f78130-e294-4fcd-8720-5b8010200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-2e6980b2-b53e-473a-b9e3-9e1ee0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-363a7969-8b98-43ea-a26b-f32350200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-df78d49e-6209-4a7e-96c9-533e90200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-4d388808-7043-440e-b7a3-d29b60200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-aa3c3296-6b5d-4300-a441-4a6890200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-007af789-587d-45df-87f8-da78c0200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-0f5a3710-3098-4d73-ace8-c1df10200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-fc10b542-d37d-4ca9-8a54-0acf50200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-2eb3fafe-370e-4145-bda4-acc120200702 02/07/2020, 10:30

Asked by u.yilmaz91 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

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How can I use Firefox locally, preventing it from going online at all?

For my own reasons, I want to use Firefox to view files that are local to my machine (file:///<filepath>) without connecting to the internet; but "Work Offline" see… (read more)

For my own reasons, I want to use Firefox to view files that are local to my machine (file:///<filepath>) without connecting to the internet; but "Work Offline" seems to allow connections to go through.

I have searched for solutions on the web, but they either discuss blocking only certain resources or certain websites. That's not what I want; I want Firefox to stay completely offline when I'm working with my files.

Is there a way to do that?

Asked by jlturriff 2 years ago

Last reply by jlturriff 2 years ago

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Some (rare) videos encoded with h264 stay black

Hi, It's the second time today i see a video with this codec (as stated by VLC) : H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1), that's not visible in Firefox, while it's audible. H… (read more)

Hi,

It's the second time today i see a video with this codec (as stated by VLC) : H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1), that's not visible in Firefox, while it's audible. Here is the video url : https://web.poecdn.com/public/news/2018-05-02/VLS_news.mp4 Previous one that also didn't work : https://web.poecdn.com/public/news/2018-04-17/NewRainofArrows.mp4

Some working with the same codec, still as stated by VLC can be found here : https://www.pathofexile.com/forum/view-thread/2034078 ; Change : Different CDN, no sound in these video. For a direct video link, here's one : https://imgur.com/BySFQ45.mp4

Not sure what's the issue here, if there's something new unsupported in openh264 or if it's just an issue for some users. I know i'm not the only one experiencing it, cf. https://www.reddit.com/r/pathofexile/comments/8csmvo/skill_revamps_part_3/dxhi8f6/

Edit : Seems like Imgur uses x264 (http://www.videolan.org/x264.html) to encode their videos (ftypisom : MP4 Base Media v1 [IS0 14496-12:2003]), while GGG (poecdn) used something else (Mainconcept Video Media Handler ; ftypmp42 : MP4 v2 [ISO 14496-14]).

Edit² : Bug report.

Asked by Harest 2 years ago

Last reply by Harest 2 years ago