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Browser crashing since latest update

My Firefox browser automatically updated a few days ago. Since the update, the browser now crashes repeatedly during basic browsing, making Firefox essentially unusable.… (read more)

My Firefox browser automatically updated a few days ago. Since the update, the browser now crashes repeatedly during basic browsing, making Firefox essentially unusable. For instance, retrieving Yahoo mail, reading articles, accessing login pages -- the page will enter some type of refresh/reload cycle and crash the browser.

I opened the browser in troubleshoot mode and the problem did not occur. Following the Mozilla instructions, I disabled extensions and reopened the browser normally, and the crashes continued. I have not taken any additional actions.

This problem began immediately after the latest browser update on 9/13.

Asked by pjgooch 6 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 6 months ago

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Text glitching only in Firefox

I've been having a weird issue with my text glitching only in my Firefox browser. Initially I thought it might be my monitor but then I realized the issue only presents i… (read more)

I've been having a weird issue with my text glitching only in my Firefox browser. Initially I thought it might be my monitor but then I realized the issue only presents itself in my Firefox browser. Literally no other program is affected.

I've done a reset, I've uninstalled and done a clean install, I've deleted all Firefox files and re-downloaded the browser. The issue immediately pops up again.

Asked by janna.g.landry 9 months ago

Answered by janna.g.landry 8 months ago

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Embedded videos

Embedded videos missing in Firefox but show up in Microsoft Edge. How to fix it? Example: https://scheerpost.com/2024/03/09/you-are-betraying-your-ancestors-a-message-to… (read more)

Asked by manny52 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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Block on certain websites

I can't access certain websites when I attempt to leave feedback. I'm told to remove blocking. I clicked on the shield and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection on th… (read more)

I can't access certain websites when I attempt to leave feedback. I'm told to remove blocking. I clicked on the shield and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection on those sites. I also added the sites to the Exceptions list in Privacy & Security (Manage Exceptions). My Browser Privacy Settings are: Custom Choose which trackers and scripts to block. ✓Cookies: Cross-site Tracking Cookies ✓Tracking content: Only in Private Windows ✓Cryptominers ✓Fingerprinters

But I still can't access the sites.

Which settings do I need to change so I don't get blocked by the websites?

Asked by Denise 2 years ago

Last reply by Denise 2 years ago

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is it possible to get help from technical specialists from mozilla?

I have a problem with buttons in google docs, buttons works but pictures of buttons are dissipated. I asked about this questions to the community, but nobody could help m… (read more)

I have a problem with buttons in google docs, buttons works but pictures of buttons are dissipated. I asked about this questions to the community, but nobody could help me. I can't find if I can to get help from technical specialists of mozilla company? Is there only this community? This is really huge problem for me, because I work a lot with google docs and if I don't solve this problem then I'll have to go to another browser, but I don't want to :(

Asked by Aivory 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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ALL extensions appear to be corrupt.

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted beca… (read more)

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt" message when I try to install. I have tried checking for updates, quitting and reopening firefox, restarting my computer, refreshing firefox, uninstalling and reinstalling firefox, as well as any and all combinations of those. I've scoured these message boards and nothing is working for me. Please help!

Asked by Jupiter 1 year ago

Answered by Jupiter 1 year ago

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New Addons blank on Firefox restart, return when disabled and enabled.

New addons on Firefox become blank on restarting the browser. They return when I manually disable and enable them once. How to fix this? Doesn't happen to older addons.… (read more)

New addons on Firefox become blank on restarting the browser.

They return when I manually disable and enable them once.

How to fix this? Doesn't happen to older addons.

Asked by nanup.personal+firefox 6 months ago

Last reply by nanup.personal+firefox 5 months ago

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YouTube videos refuse to play now

So I have never had a problem with YouTube up until yesterday, anytime I try to watch a video and click play or anywhere on the video it just has a circle that spins in t… (read more)

So I have never had a problem with YouTube up until yesterday, anytime I try to watch a video and click play or anywhere on the video it just has a circle that spins in the middle around a youtube button, or sometimes just a black screen.

I have tried clearing Cookies & Cache, tried in safe mode, tried with a new profile, disabled hardware acceleration, I even uninstalled and re-installed Firefox.

Still for some reason I am unable to watch videos and only on Firefox, it works fine in Chrome and Edge browsers.

I am at a loss on how to fix this, and I really don't want to have to use two browsers for watching videos and navigating the internet.

Any Ideas?

Also my Internet is not the problem, I have Gigabit Fiber.

Asked by omglulzfunny 1 year ago

Answered by omglulzfunny 1 year ago

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112.02 problems

submitted on 04-23-23 - no answer?? I am having multiple problems on several sites 1)trying to sign into my Schwab account and keep getting: We're unable to authorize … (read more)

submitted on 04-23-23 - no answer??

I am having multiple problems on several sites

1)trying to sign into my Schwab account and keep getting: We're unable to authorize your access. Try again later.

2)go to www CNBC com The market data field(s) do not display and I can not enter data in the search field

3)While scrolling FB it gets lost and 1 out 4 times I need to restart Firefox

4) NEW can't launch to web from in-bedded gmail links

Confused

JJ

ref: 2YO Lonovo I7, 4.0 ghz, 6gb mem current WIN 11, run CCleaner daily

Asked by JJ.the.FOG 11 months ago

Last reply by JJ.the.FOG 11 months ago

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youtube video quality not going over 480p

i just last night switched to Firefox and i am loving it! the only issue i have is that YouTube does not seem to be able to go over 480p no other website has this issue (… (read more)

i just last night switched to Firefox and i am loving it! the only issue i have is that YouTube does not seem to be able to go over 480p no other website has this issue (for ex twitch) and if this could be fixed i would never go back to chrome

Asked by biqxed 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox freezes with "not responding" exactly two times each time I launch it

For the past month or so, every time I launch Firefox, it freezes exactly twice: After 5-10 seconds of just being open, it will freeze and stop responding to input. A… (read more)

For the past month or so, every time I launch Firefox, it freezes exactly twice:

  1. After 5-10 seconds of just being open, it will freeze and stop responding to input. Any animations, videos, blinking text cursors, etc. in the current webpage continue to play as if nothing is wrong. After a second or two of being frozen, it will return to working correctly.
  2. I can use it for a few seconds and then it will do the same thing and then eventually turn white and say "(Not Responding)" in the title bar, but always immediately after a click or keyboard input happens. If I open a website and then continue working in other programs, it will not freeze until I refocus Firefox.

Once both freezes have happened, everything works as normal until I close all Firefox windows and then relaunch it later.

I provided the full troubleshooting information report below (apparently it's not public!), but in summary: Firefox version: 117.0 build 20230824132758 OS: Windows 11 version 22H2 build 22621.2215 GPU: Intel Arc A750, driver version 31.0.101.4644 (8/11/2023). I know it's is unusual, but I know someone with an Intel Arc A770, also running Windows 11, who does not have this problem with Firefox.

This does not happen on my laptop, which is also Windows 11, and Firefox Sync is working between them. I'm also using Firefox Sync with my Pixel 6 and iPhone X and neither of those has any issue.

I have already tried:

  • Rebooting my PC
  • Running Firefox in "Troubleshoot Mode":' no extensions enabled, same behavior
  • Running Edge: no freezing issue, but I don't want to use Edge for so many reasons
  • Reinstalling Firefox: I ran the Firefox uninstaller, deleted %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox, and then reinstalled. It froze the same way immediately after launching the fresh install, before I signed in and synced all my data back.
  • Running sfc /scannow: No problems found, freezing still happening

Are there any further troubleshooting step I can try, debug output I can enable/collect, etc.? This is really annoying and I'm all out of ideas.

Asked by snowplow6536 7 months ago

Last reply by snowplow6536 7 months ago

Issues with Moving the "Find Bar"

I have read through all 3 of the following posts linked below on this issue, and cant make it out. I am trying to move the find bar to the top of firefox. Tried the real… (read more)

I have read through all 3 of the following posts linked below on this issue, and cant make it out.

I am trying to move the find bar to the top of firefox. Tried the really long codes suggested, and the short ones. Yes, I enabled "true" in the config settings. Added the chrome folder and text file, I think in the right section. Restarted firefox lots of times upon each code I tried, still not working.

Any ideas? thanks!

https://support.mozilla.org/ig/questions/1372399

https://gripfastistech.com/index.php/blog/82-move-findbar-to-top-firefox-69.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/FirefoxCSS/comments/11odffm/psa_incoming_changes_to_default_element/

Asked by zach6 4 months ago

Last reply by zach6 4 months ago

Cannot switch accounts on X/Twitter

I have three accounts on X/Twitter that I frequently have to switch between. I've just recently migrated to Firefox, but I've found that I cannot switch between these acc… (read more)

I have three accounts on X/Twitter that I frequently have to switch between. I've just recently migrated to Firefox, but I've found that I cannot switch between these accounts. Whenever I click on another account in the account switcher, it stays on the account I am currently logged into.

Attempted solutions:

  • Refreshed Firefox (temporary fix)
  • Uninstalled uBlock Origin (temporary fix)
  • Uninstalled all extensions (temporary fix)
  • Clear cache/cookies
  • Troubleshoot mode

Asked by blixys 3 weeks ago

Last reply by blixys 1 week ago

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Restore last session

Ever since I update Firefox a month or so ago, every time I open the browser it wants to restore my last session. I've went into setting and check it to make sure I did h… (read more)

Ever since I update Firefox a month or so ago, every time I open the browser it wants to restore my last session. I've went into setting and check it to make sure I did have it on. I even turn it on, rebooted and the took it off and rebooted. Nothing seams to work. Any help?

Asked by Home 8 months ago

Answered by Home 7 months ago

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Where is Firefox profile for 104.0

Hi I put "about:support" in the URL field. The pressed "Open folder" button on the profile folder section on the troubleshooting page, then I got an error: "Location is n… (read more)

Hi I put "about:support" in the URL field. The pressed "Open folder" button on the profile folder section on the troubleshooting page, then I got an error: "Location is not available." I looked for the folder, but I could not. "about:support" describes the location "C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\forv3n79.default-release but the Roamig folder does not contain "Mozzilla" folder and the subdirectories.

I want to take the backup as the purpose.

I suppose this is a bug. So, could you fix it?

Thanks, G

Asked by Gee580 1 year ago

Last reply by Gee580 1 year ago

Hangs when trying to save an image

When I right click on an image and select "save as", after selecting where to save it and then selecting save, firefox just hangs and is completely unresponsive, leaving … (read more)

When I right click on an image and select "save as", after selecting where to save it and then selecting save, firefox just hangs and is completely unresponsive, leaving me having to terminate it through task manager. No error message ever come up, Firefox just freezes.

Asked by mikey-d 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Text overlapping on table content

I got this issue when tried to read some API document provided by a marketplace that i have project with. I tried on another browser and it shown normal, not a single tex… (read more)

I got this issue when tried to read some API document provided by a marketplace that i have project with. I tried on another browser and it shown normal, not a single text is overlapping. I've tried some suggestion on another topic to pick No Style on Page Style menu (View -> Page Style -> No Style) but it got more messed up and tried changing font size but still got no improvement. Helpp me pls~

Asked by Gwick 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

Secure Connection Failure - No error code

I have 2 PCs both Windows 11 pro my desktop and my laptop both goign through the same router to the outside world both running the latest version of Firefox With my desk… (read more)

I have 2 PCs both Windows 11 pro my desktop and my laptop both goign through the same router to the outside world both running the latest version of Firefox

With my desktop I have no issues accessing any website. On my laptop however, I can access the majority of websites but there are 2 websites (so far, one of them being www.mouser.co.uk) where I get a Secure Connection Failure - but no specific error message as such but I do get this..

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.

If I clear cookies and cache I can then access the website once, before I get the same connection failure.

If my desktop can access the website, why can't my laptop? Any suggestions as to how can I establish what the root cause is?

Many thanks

Asked by Neil Peers 5 months ago

Last reply by Neil Peers 4 months ago

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Youtube videos not loading in Firefox.

Firefox version 106.0.1 Windows 11pro. Youtube videos will not play, unless they are Live. Weird. Checked internet. Loads on phone, loads fine in Edge. Restarted FF, clea… (read more)

Firefox version 106.0.1 Windows 11pro. Youtube videos will not play, unless they are Live. Weird. Checked internet. Loads on phone, loads fine in Edge. Restarted FF, cleared cache and cookies, tried private browsing, started in troubleshoot mode with no addons-- even the ad video at the top won't play. What else am I missing? Why will the live videos play but not the others? That seems like a clue, but I've hit the end of my ideas. I was able to watch youtube two days ago, the only change (afaik) is a Firefox update this morning.

Asked by thegranddewru 1 year ago

Last reply by bschmitz 1 year ago