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FIrefox occasionally asks for a master password, in a dialog-box, in middle of its window, instead of dropdown -- Do I have malware ?

FIrefox occasionally asks for a master password, in a dialog-box, in middle of its window, instead of the usual drop-down from the top of its window -- Do I have malware … (read more)

FIrefox occasionally asks for a master password, in a dialog-box, in middle of its window, instead of the usual drop-down from the top of its window -- Do I have malware ?

( Can't uplaod the 1.6MB screenshot ) .

Asked by rsblanchard 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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UPDATE 73.0 MAKES FIREFOX STOP WORKING. HAD TO DO SYSTEM RESTORE

I want to report that updating to version 73.0 today - Feb. 11, 2020, caused Firefox to stop working entirely. I could not find answers in Support and ended up doing a sy… (read more)

I want to report that updating to version 73.0 today - Feb. 11, 2020, caused Firefox to stop working entirely. I could not find answers in Support and ended up doing a system restore on my laptop in order to go back to Version 72.0. Now Firefox is working again. Never had this problem with previous updates. IF THIS UPDATE HAS BUGS can someone please try to fix them? Thank you!

Asked by asusiq1 9 months ago

Last reply by JTLDavis 9 months ago

A folder in Bookmarks disappeared AGAIN!

A folder in Bookmarks disappeared AGAIN! This is ridiculous. Every now and then Firefox loses a Bookmark folder. To make matters worse, I can waste a lot of time trying t… (read more)

A folder in Bookmarks disappeared AGAIN! This is ridiculous. Every now and then Firefox loses a Bookmark folder. To make matters worse, I can waste a lot of time trying to find it and get no where. I have better things to do than trying to find lost Bookmark folders! How can I easily find the very important Bookmark folder quickly? Undo does not help.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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FF54 causes BEX error when closed

Since the update to 54, Firefox causes a BEX error each time I close it. The browser window closes correctly but then a pop up shows up: "Firefox stopped working" (in D… (read more)

Since the update to 54, Firefox causes a BEX error each time I close it.

The browser window closes correctly but then a pop up shows up: "Firefox stopped working" (in Dutch)

Probleemhandtekening:

 Gebeurtenisnaam van probleem:	BEX
 Naam van de toepassing:	firefox.exe
 Versie van toepassing:	54.0.0.6368
 Tijdstempel van toepassing:	59399e7c
 Naam van foutmodule:	StackHash_0a9e
 Versie van foutmodule:	0.0.0.0
 Tijdstempel van foutmodule:	00000000
 Uitzonderingsmarge:	000000b4
 Uitzonderingscode:	c0000005
 Uitzonderingsgegevens:	00000008
 Versie van besturingssysteem:	6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
 Landinstelling-id:	1043
 Aanvullende informatie 1:	0a9e
 Aanvullende informatie 2:	0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
 Aanvullende informatie 3:	0a9e
 Aanvullende informatie 4:	0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

Please advice. Thank you

Asked by wwwaste 3 years ago

Last reply by Happy112 3 years ago

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channel 4 blank (black) screen

Firefox Version 63.0 (64-bit) Home build PC, 480GB SSD, 2 x 2TB HD's, 8GB Ram. I have had problems with streaming Channel 4 TV UK for many years. I could only get it to w… (read more)

Firefox Version 63.0 (64-bit) Home build PC, 480GB SSD, 2 x 2TB HD's, 8GB Ram.

I have had problems with streaming Channel 4 TV UK for many years. I could only get it to work on Windows. Recently I have Dumped Window 10 - so slow - updates take all day. I now am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (using Linux since 2009)

Channel 4 say they Do Not support Linux ?

I have tried to install Adobe Flash Player, but does not seam to work or download. On Ch 4 web page I pressed Allow, but say that I should install Flash Player !

Please could anyone advice me what I can do, or what I have done wrong.

Regards, Richard.

Asked by Rich_42 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Sync not syncing preferences/settings between PCs.

I have 2 computers that are both newly (and fully) formatted. Both are running win7 64bit with the latest firefox, and on the first one i have set up the entire Firefox w… (read more)

I have 2 computers that are both newly (and fully) formatted. Both are running win7 64bit with the latest firefox, and on the first one i have set up the entire Firefox with all the bookmarks and addons and settings.

When i log into sync on my 2nd computer it does sync the addons and the bookmarks - but none of the settings/preferences. I did make sure that the preferences are checked in the Sync settings, and i have tried the sync now button. I also tried logging out of sync and back into it, restarting my PC, resetting firefox to default and even deleting all firefox profiles and settings files. I have cookies allowed/enabled in case that is relevant, and firefox is updated to the latest version.

Can anyone tell me how do i make firefox sync the preferences? It is the most important part of the "sync" feature for me, and it is not working :(

Asked by Bogdanov89 4 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 years ago

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Newly built computer Firefox constantly crashing

I just had this computer built three weeks ago and since I've brought it home Firefox crashes constantly. When I tried creating a new user Firefox would crash at startup.… (read more)

I just had this computer built three weeks ago and since I've brought it home Firefox crashes constantly. When I tried creating a new user Firefox would crash at startup. It still crashes in Safe Mode. I tried uninstalling a reinstalling, clearing the cache, booting in safe mode, system restore, turning off hardware acceleration, and getting rid of the anti-virus I had (Avast), nothing will stop the crashing. Windows is up to date, as is my graphics card. When I took the computer to the place I had it built someone told me the version of Firefox may not be compatible with Windows 7, which didn't make any sense to me as it should be compatible with all current OS. I'm at my wits end with this computer, its the same OS my old one had and I never had Firefox crash on it.

There is no set websites that seem to cause the crashes, but I noted they usually occur when pages are loading.

Asked by RandomWindowArt 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Firefox crashes - Even after un-install - re-install

I cannot get Firefox to open at all. This has been an issue on this laptop for a while now. I un-installed it including removing the Program Files sub-folder for Firefo… (read more)

I cannot get Firefox to open at all. This has been an issue on this laptop for a while now. I un-installed it including removing the Program Files sub-folder for Firefox. After the installer completed, it tried to open it and it crashed. I have the latest Windows 10 updates installed and have run security scans on this laptop from various vendors. There is no spyware, viruses or other malware.

Crash report copied from the System Details list by moderator.

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Asked by mikey_the_mikey 3 years ago

Last reply by Parbuster 3 years ago

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Facebook script for emojis leads to crash

"Ett skript på den här sidan kan vara upptaget eller ha slutat att svara. Du kan stoppa skriptet nu, öppna det i en avlusare, eller låta skriptet fortsätta. Skript: https… (read more)

"Ett skript på den här sidan kan vara upptaget eller ha slutat att svara. Du kan stoppa skriptet nu, öppna det i en avlusare, eller låta skriptet fortsätta.

Skript: https://static-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn…iiv4/yu/l/sv_SE/fkvtOebyqBB.js:14"

continue, cancel or close page

any ides what can b dun

Asked by illimbius 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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How do I get my bookmarks back? They disappeared yesterday and I've followed all help topics in vain. I can't even install new ones.

My bookmarks have vanished. This problem began when I had iTunes and Firefox open. My iTunes songs were "skipping," which had never happened before. I closed Firefox and … (read more)

My bookmarks have vanished. This problem began when I had iTunes and Firefox open. My iTunes songs were "skipping," which had never happened before. I closed Firefox and iTunes, and I ran my Piriform CCleaner program to clear out temporary files, which I do regularly.

I ended up updating iTunes to make it work, but not before my bookmarks disappeared with the message on my browser: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem."

Worse, Firefox won't allow me to add new bookmarks.

I followed all topics in support and nothing has changed this problem. I've restarted and shut down the computer. I ran a full-system security scan. I even uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox.

Please help!

Asked by myjumpspace 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Notifications not working

Since updating to Firefox 70.0 my desktop notifications aren't working on Windows 7 PC. I used to get a notification near the Windows taskbar when I received an email or … (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 70.0 my desktop notifications aren't working on Windows 7 PC. I used to get a notification near the Windows taskbar when I received an email or a facebook event. I've checked in Firefox options and they are definitely enabled. I've also checked on the permissions for the individual sites and notifications are definitely set to Allow. I've tried clearing the cache/cookies/data completely. I've also tried disabling notifications and then re-enabling them

Asked by DavidM 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

not log in to site

FF will now not let me log into a site Ive used many times, Ive cleared the cache, remove data, Im not to much techno knowledge but have done that then gone to saved log … (read more)

FF will now not let me log into a site Ive used many times, Ive cleared the cache, remove data, Im not to much techno knowledge but have done that then gone to saved log ins and removed original log in that was saved, gon back to the (site which is my energy supplier) put in my email, then password all is correct but it just will not open anything the dots on top left of page just keep going back and forth, yet if i go onto IE and log in it comes up instantly, maybe I should change!!

Asked by journeyman 5 months ago

Last reply by daniel_a_g 1 month ago

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firefox 24.0 started crashing after I restarted my computer

I haven't used firefox since the update before this broke everything, I updated a few days ago and found it worked great like it did before on a site that is rather flash… (read more)

I haven't used firefox since the update before this broke everything, I updated a few days ago and found it worked great like it did before on a site that is rather flash heavy. yesterday I restarted my computer and ever since then firefox has resumed hanging to the point of crashing on that site (and several others I use) like it did before.

I've already checked all my add-ons, extensions and theme, I checked to make sure all things that could possibly affect that are up to date, I've read everything I could find on here but they never help for more then a few minutes. I really REALLY like using firefox and hate the idea of having to use chrome again, help please? :(

Asked by KnightBlade 7 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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firefox crashes and process won't terminate, deleting profile won't fix

a few days ago my firefox started acting weird. after random time, usually about 30 - 100 minutes after using it, it would crash. in fact, it doesnt "crash", but actually… (read more)

a few days ago my firefox started acting weird. after random time, usually about 30 - 100 minutes after using it, it would crash. in fact, it doesnt "crash", but actually just stops loading pages. when i then close it, the firefox process keeps going in the background. and nothing i do, not even terminating it will kill it completely. it just stays.

on this website it says you can try deleting the profile.ini file. so i did that, and it does infact kill the process and let me start firefox again. BUT! this time, it instantly crashes again. on the first page i try to load it dies and doesnt load it, and when i then check the task manager, there is TWO firefox processes (the first one reappears, out of nowhere it seems).

i also tried reinstalling it COMPLETELY (deleting every firefox folder i could find on this pc) and am up to date with the versions. i did the same to java and adobe, just in case. doesnt fix.

there are of course many other things to try on this website, and i think by now i tried all of them. they do work for the moment. they will untangle firefox and let me start it once more, but with not much success as it will create another process and crash right again.

i've also tried safe mode with network, and it actually works there. interestingly, if i then restart the pc again, it will work just one more time without a crash - well, until i shut down the pc and start it a second time, where the problem will reappear.

yesterday the same thing happened to skype! when i started it there then were two skype icons in the task bar, one of them being completely dead (you couldnt even click on it, and right clicking it would open a small, empty box) and the other one being the actual skype, but just not working because no matter how hard you tried, you couldnt log in. however, this was fixed by disabling uPnP in the skype menu. could it have something to do with uPnP? does firefox use it too?

im currently using google chrome while firefox isnt working, and i would love to return to firefox soon. please help! im all out of ideas.

Asked by thepimpcane 5 years ago

Last reply by madmaxxc 5 years ago

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very slow opening hangs closing

Firefox has been running slow upon opening and slow upon closing .( Hanging; with up to 500k in memory. To close now I must end task via the Task manager. it is so bad I … (read more)

Firefox has been running slow upon opening and slow upon closing .( Hanging; with up to 500k in memory. To close now I must end task via the Task manager. it is so bad I must use "the other guys" browser that begins with "I" and ends with "R" in order to contact you.

The following, are solutions I have tried.

Safe mode disabled add-ons and plugins removed cookies, session, places, SQLite files among others as suggested deleted old profiles; created new profiles re-installed, fresh installs of various versions * after removing all traces of FF on the system run various virus, malware checks *including Microsoft, Malware Bytes, Trend Micro (full system online scan which took hours to complete). replaced the Time Warner Cable Modem Tried with and without add-ons directly connected from the Modem to the Computer bypassing my router. spent hours trouble shooting using various recommendations and suggestions via the internet and this forum to no avail. and have accomplished nothing accept make the situation worse.

its a miracle if I can get FF to start even in safe mode .

I am handicapping you I am sure since I am unable to provide more trouble shooting information. I don't know how to get it from FF into IE. for that I apologize. Currently using

windows 7 home sp1 64-bit I7 3770 16.0 gig RAM

FF Ver. 41.0.2 yes I know it is a tad older but the problems remain regardless of version. 

I am lost, old, and tired after having spent countless hours on this and not being to familiar with Forums, I am begging for help and thanking you in advance for it.

Cheers,


Lowensj

Asked by lowensj 4 years ago

Last reply by pineappleseller 4 years ago

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how to stop crash reporter from opening even when Firefox doesn't crash? crash reporter opens nearly any time I use Firefox

almost every time I use Firefox, as soon as I quit Firefox, the crash reporter message comes up. how can I make this stop happening? Firefox isn't crashing but the cras… (read more)

almost every time I use Firefox, as soon as I quit Firefox, the crash reporter message comes up. how can I make this stop happening? Firefox isn't crashing but the crash reporter is working overtime as if it is!

thanks for your help,


Debbie

Asked by dlgorham 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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All Add-on disabled -- Where is the update for "studies" disabled user?

The question is simple. I knew there is an update for the users with "studies" enabled. But where is the manual update for the users with "studies" disabled? I have check… (read more)

The question is simple. I knew there is an update for the users with "studies" enabled. But where is the manual update for the users with "studies" disabled? I have checked the installer download page, and Help -> About. No any update for this. No any instruction for users with "studies" disabled.

Asked by mapsetah 1 year ago

Last reply by Pj 1 year ago

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Firefox won't load certain pages (such as Google.com) but works in windows safe mode with networking.

Firefox safe mode does not solve the issue. Disabled and also uninstalled antivirus and firewall and did not help. Disabled all startup items except the ones known not to… (read more)

Firefox safe mode does not solve the issue. Disabled and also uninstalled antivirus and firewall and did not help. Disabled all startup items except the ones known not to cause the problem. Other browsers such as Chrome has no problems. Mozilla Thunderbird also will not connect.

Asked by idgassfy 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago