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Getting NS_ERROR_NET_RESET -- but only in Firefox (Septemer 2023)

I type "http://localhost:30001" into Firefox, then I see the connection reset error. In my web developer tools, under networking, I see NS_ERROR_NET_RESET. This only … (read more)

I type "http://localhost:30001" into Firefox, then I see the connection reset error. In my web developer tools, under networking, I see NS_ERROR_NET_RESET.

This only happens in Firefox. http://localhost:30001 will resolve correctly in Chrome and Edge.

To troubleshoot, I have:

  1. Tried visiting the site in Troubleshooting Mode
  2. Cleared everything (history, cache, offline data, etc)
  3. Disabled http3 (based on a StackOverflow.com recommendation)
  4. Disconnected from my VPN
  5. I am not using a proxy

What can I do to stop this misbehavior?

Asked by rob93 5 months ago

Last reply by rob93 5 months ago

One year later Firefox still reports bogus location. Today it says I am in Tok Alaska, but Im actually in Banff Canada 1300 miles as the crow flies from where it thinks I am.

Over the last year I have uninstalled FF removed settings then reinstalled from scratch. Its been over a year now and FF never can pin point where I am at. Today it say… (read more)

Over the last year I have uninstalled FF removed settings then reinstalled from scratch. Its been over a year now and FF never can pin point where I am at. Today it says I am 1300+ miles from where I am. I really don't want to go back to using Chrome but it appears I will have to as it normally has my exact position. I travel for 6 months of the year and have 3 internet connections shared via an internal WiFi that I use 99% of the time. They are connected via Starlink, GoogleFi (T-Mobile) and AT&T SIMs. I have a SSID with the _nomap suffix and that fixes Chrome but FF NEVER seems to know where I am, no matter how many times I clear the browsing data. I really don't want to go back to Chrome, but I cannot do my work if FF thinks I am somewhere else all the time. Geez, If only there was an addon or extension that would override FF location so I could tell it where I am. I'm in FF Hell. -Bill

Asked by Bills 5 months ago

Last reply by Bills 4 months ago

Firefox constantly freezing and locking up. Attempts to clear history paralyses browser.

I've noticed lately that my Firefox keeps freezing and hanging up at random periods for no apparent reason. I have very few plugins and it even happens with them all disa… (read more)

I've noticed lately that my Firefox keeps freezing and hanging up at random periods for no apparent reason. I have very few plugins and it even happens with them all disabled and removed. I've tried resetting Firefox to default everything yet it makes no difference.

Also I can not clear history. I've tried multiple different clear history plugins but none of them work at all. And when I try the traditional way of clearing Firefox history the window pops up and then the entire browser just freezes while 'clearing' and never gives me back control, I have to force quit and restart to regain control. And then when I relaunch the history is still not cleared!

So aside from the constant lagging and lockups it seems that any attempt to delete history whether using the inbuilt function or adding plugins messes up the whole browser.

Googling this issue it seems others are having the exact same problem with Firefox and yet any suggested solutions (reset browser) don't seem to be working for may of them.. Or me.

Asked by godzoo 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

Firefox keeps saying I am offline.

I've been through all the topics and Firefox keeps telling me I am offline, especially when i am using YouTube or when I was trying to access my account by clicking on my… (read more)

I've been through all the topics and Firefox keeps telling me I am offline, especially when i am using YouTube or when I was trying to access my account by clicking on my face.

Asked by FmrTeach Larry 2 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 days ago

Browser not opening full screen

Hello, when I open the Firefox browser from my taskbar it does not open as a full browser page as Image 3. I have to click on the full-screen icon twice to get it open i… (read more)

Hello, when I open the Firefox browser from my taskbar it does not open as a full browser page as Image 3.

I have to click on the full-screen icon twice to get it open in full screen as in Image 4.

Please can you help?

Asked by mark208 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Losing internet connection

How do I keep Firefox from losing the internet connection just cause I don't want to close all the tabs I've had open the past week or so? I've tried clearing the cookie… (read more)

How do I keep Firefox from losing the internet connection just cause I don't want to close all the tabs I've had open the past week or so? I've tried clearing the cookies, and then reloading my open tabs, but it ends up losing the connection, just the browser itself. Other browser still works. Completely closing all tabs and restarting Firefox gets it working again, but dare I reload the previous session again, open all the tabs (acts like it's going to work), but then loses connection.

Asked by markfleener 2 years ago

Last reply by Iggy 1 year ago

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Firefox is not responding when playing video from youtube/twitter etc.

Hi there, It was few weeks this is happened to me. Before then everything was great. First i thought i may have internet connection error but it wasnt. When i start to pl… (read more)

Hi there, It was few weeks this is happened to me. Before then everything was great. First i thought i may have internet connection error but it wasnt. When i start to play video over youtube mozilla not responding for 5 to 10 seconds. This is also happends when i want to reward back in video. If i want to open another video from youtube/twitter or any other else in another tab again mozilla stopped working couple of seconds. I tried everything; safe mode, hardware acceleration, unistall/install with older version. None of them is working. Do you have any solution for that?

Asked by uludagyavuz 2 years ago

Answered by uludagyavuz 2 years ago

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How to enable text prediction on Firefox?

On Microsoft Edge, whenever i type the first letter of a word it will suggest automatically the recent words that i have use. How to enable it on Firefox, i already brow… (read more)

On Microsoft Edge, whenever i type the first letter of a word it will suggest automatically the recent words that i have use. How to enable it on Firefox, i already browse the settings? I really need it on my job specially doing reports. We can only use Firefox to access our websites.

Asked by Will Reed 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox can't play youtube streams

I cannot watch a video on youtube when it is in the process of being live streamed. I remember a time when I was able to, years ago, but I can't any longer. I'm not sure … (read more)

I cannot watch a video on youtube when it is in the process of being live streamed. I remember a time when I was able to, years ago, but I can't any longer. I'm not sure what has changed. I found an article that says to install the optional update called "Windows Media Pack" in apps and features, but no app with that name exists. It was only a year old solution, so I'm unsure of what changed so significantly. I just installed another optional windows update, and also updated the browser, but still doesn't work.

Edition Windows 10 Home Version 21H2 Installed on ‎09-‎Jun-‎20 OS build 19044.1466 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3920.0

Firefox: 97.0 (64-bit)

Asked by tomi.fodor 2 years ago

Answered by tomi.fodor 2 years ago

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kb5010342 breaks Firefox 97.0 64-bit

After MickeySoft's Patch Tuesday today, I found that KB5010342 prevents Firefox from running. I'm running Win10 Pro with FF 97.0 64-bit and with this patch installed, FF… (read more)

After MickeySoft's Patch Tuesday today, I found that KB5010342 prevents Firefox from running. I'm running Win10 Pro with FF 97.0 64-bit and with this patch installed, FF opens with a blank screen and no DNS lookup or anything. Other browsers like Chrome or Edge load and work without issue. After manually uninstalling this patch, Firefox again works like it should.

Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks.

Asked by gumby_dammit223 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes on start-up

I booted into safe mode of Firefox and disabled all the extensions. I couldn't even boot the app, but now I can boot without being in safe mode, but if I close a tab, it … (read more)

I booted into safe mode of Firefox and disabled all the extensions. I couldn't even boot the app, but now I can boot without being in safe mode, but if I close a tab, it crashes immediately. Or if I quit the app - it crashes.

AdapterVendorID: 0x106b Add-ons: reset-search-defaults%40mozilla.com:2.1.0,webcompat%40mozilla.org:28.0.1buildid20211210.021657,doh-rollout%40mozilla.org:2.0.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0.1,pictureinpicture%40mozilla.org:1.0.0,proxy-failover%40mozilla.com:1.0.2,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.1,addons-search-detection%40mozilla.com:2.0.0,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,ebay%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,firefox-compact-dark%40mozilla.org:1.2 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 172670976 AvailableSwapMemory: 1045692416 BuildID: 20211218203254 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 3 CrashTime: 1641339399 DOMFissionEnabled: 1 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 ExperimentalFeatures: fission.autostart,media.videocontrols.picture-in-picture.allow-multiple InstallTime: 1640733686 MacAvailableMemorySysctl: 57 MacMemoryPressure: Normal MacMemoryPressureCriticalTime: Unset MacMemoryPressureNormalTime: 1641339386 MacMemoryPressureSysctl: 1 MacMemoryPressureWarningTime: Unset Notes: FP(D00-L1100-W00000000-T000) WR? WR+ GL Context? GL Context+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox PurgeablePhysicalMemory: 104349696 ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 16 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1641339386 TelemetryEnvironment: 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Picture-in-Picture","name":"Picture-In-Picture","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18979},"proxy-failover@mozilla.com":{"version":"1.0.2","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18979,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Direct Failover for system requests.","name":"Proxy Failover","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18979},"screenshots@mozilla.org":{"version":"39.0.1","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18979,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Take clips and screenshots from the Web and save them temporarily or permanently.","name":"Firefox 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Interventions","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18996,"signedState":3}},"theme":{"id":"firefox-compact-dark@mozilla.org","blocklisted":false,"description":"A theme with a dark color scheme.","name":"Dark","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"version":"1.2","scope":4,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18996,"updateDay":18996},"activeGMPlugins":{"dummy-gmp":{"version":"0.1","userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1}}},"experiments":{"bug-1690367-rollout-moving-webrtc-networking-functionality-into-i-release-87-100":{"branch":"active","type":"normandy-prefrollout","enrollmentId":"deee5207-5240-47f1-a661-69bdfdc07174"},"bug-1732206-rollout-fission-release-rollout-release-94-95":{"branch":"active","type":"normandy-prefrollout","enrollmentId":"bd1903ce-823e-4796-8f8c-7f2076775967"},"bug-1727384-pref-impact-study-for-total-cookie-protection-tcp-release-91-95":{"branch":"noop","type":"normandy-exp","enrollmentId":"909962d8-75ce-4b05-8ef5-98efc43496d3"}}} ThreadIdNameMapping: 6:"IPC I/O Parent",7:"Timer",10:"Socket Thread",11:"Permission",12:"JS Watchdog",20:"TaskController #5",18:"TaskController #3",19:"TaskController #4",17:"TaskController #2",21:"TaskController #6",16:"TaskController #1",15:"TaskController #0",22:"TaskController #7",23:"Cache2 I/O",24:"Cookie",26:"Worker Launcher",28:"WRWorker#0",46:"ImageIO",38:"WRWorkerLP#2",32:"WRWorker#4",34:"WRWorker#6",27:"Renderer",31:"WRWorker#3",36:"WRWorkerLP#0",30:"WRWorker#2",44:"Compositor",40:"WRWorkerLP#4",33:"WRWorker#5",37:"WRWorkerLP#1",39:"WRWorkerLP#3",42:"WRWorkerLP#6",35:"WRWorker#7",29:"WRWorker#1",47:"IPDL Background",41:"WRWorkerLP#5",43:"WRWorkerLP#7",51:"QuotaManager IO",52:"DOM Worker",50:"IndexedDB #1",52:"TRR Background",53:"IndexedDB #2",68:"StyleThread#4",69:"StyleThread#5",67:"StyleThread#3",65:"StyleThread#1",64:"StyleThread#0",66:"StyleThread#2",62:"ImageBridgeChld",63:"WRSceneBuilder#1",64:"WRSceneBuilderLP#1",65:"WRRenderBackend#1",69:"GMPThread",70:"ProcessHangMon",70:"mozStorage #1",71:"mozStorage #2",72:"BackgroundThreadPool #1",74:"DNS Resolver #1",75:"DNS Resolver #2",76:"HTML5 Parser",77:"mozStorage #3",78:"IndexedDB #3",79:"IndexedDB #4",80:"SSL Cert #1",87:"SSL Cert #2",83:"IndexedDB #5",84:"DOM Worker",85:"DOM Worker",86:"BgIOThreadPool #2",89:"StreamTrans #58",93:"StreamTrans #62",87:"URL Classifier",88:"ExtensionProtocolHandler",91:"IndexedDB #6",92:"mozStorage #4",94:"StreamTrans #65",94:"DOM Worker",95:"RemoteLzyStream",97:"SSL Cert #3",99:"SSL Cert #4",98:"StreamTrans #70",115:"StreamTrans #87", Throttleable: 1 TotalPhysicalMemory: 8589934592 URL: about:preferences UptimeTS: 13.166666666666666 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 95.0.2 useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by bill.maas 2 years ago

Answered by bill.maas 2 years ago

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Print webpage enlarges 4x

When I try to print a webpage using Firefox, the page enlarges 4x and therefore I only get 1/4 of the webpage on an 8.5 x 11 sheet. If I change my browser to Chrome or I… (read more)

  • When I try to print a webpage using Firefox, the page enlarges 4x and therefore I only get 1/4 of the webpage on an 8.5 x 11 sheet. If I change my browser to Chrome or IE, it prints correctly. If I scroll to the bottom of the Firefox Print Dialog window and select "Print using system dialog" it also works correctly.
  • I have the zoom set to 100 and the Print Dialog paper size set to Letter, It is set to print to page width, I tried it with Scale 100 but it didn't help. I also went to about: config and checked that the paper size and scaling were set to 1.
  • The the picture of the Print Preview looks exactly like should be when printed, but when it is sent to the Lexmark S505 printer the size is too large.
Since I print 50-100 individual webpages a week, I cannot use Firefox if this can't be corrected.

Thanks, Randall Win7 Pro

Asked by ZZZRSC 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Getting pop-up for critical virus alert when running 96.0.3 on Win 10 Pro

I'm running 96.0.3 on a fully patched Win 10 Pro system - both O/S and programs. When Firefox is running I'm getting these pop-up error messages randomly with changing c… (read more)

I'm running 96.0.3 on a fully patched Win 10 Pro system - both O/S and programs. When Firefox is running I'm getting these pop-up error messages randomly with changing content. They stay on screen for some seconds and then go away. Message states it's from (via) 5.back2yard.biz. I put that in my hosts file and I'm still getting them. My network is a cable modem hooked to Xfinity and then cable connected to another fully newer patched router. All addresses are 10. range. I ran both a Malwarebytes scan and a Windows Security scan - both are clean.

I'm unable to upload a small image after a hour so I'll give up on that right now.

Asked by oldserverguy 2 years ago

Answered by oldserverguy 2 years ago

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Pop-Up/Auto File Download Issue

As of the latest update 96.0.3 (64-bit), our entire team has been experiencing an issue where when we access our client's portals, a file that is stored and accessible fo… (read more)

As of the latest update 96.0.3 (64-bit), our entire team has been experiencing an issue where when we access our client's portals, a file that is stored and accessible for download automatically pop-ups to be opened/saved. This happens throughout the portal as we navigate to other pages as well. It is a PDF file and this occurs on any of our client portals. We are not sure what is triggering the pop-up to download/save the file without actually clicking on the link where the file exists. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by cbzz87 2 years ago

Last reply by cbzz87 1 year ago

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Firefox fails to download any file, download immediately fails.

Hello Whenever I start a download, it immediately crashes, no matter what you do all downloads fail. Tried solutions that didn't work: refresh ff, delete profiles, … (read more)

Hello Whenever I start a download, it immediately crashes, no matter what you do all downloads fail. Tried solutions that didn't work:

  • refresh ff,
  • delete profiles,
  • uninstall + reinstall.

Asked by JFM02FFP2NR 2 years ago

Answered by JFM02FFP2NR 2 years ago

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site gamigo,desert operations keeps trying to connect.My anti virus stops it but i just want them to stop.

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a… (read more)

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a long time ago.I stopt,deleted my account but they keep attacing several times a day.I,ll be gratefull with any help\advise about this.i tryed acsessing the page sourse and i think i,ve only made it worse.

Asked by scarrleg 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Hardware Video Decoding not working for Intel Quick Sync Video (QSV) on Windows 11

Hi, I've recently noticed that Firefox is not using Intel Graphics for hardware video decoding, here are the specifics: - I tested this on two separate PC - one laptop w… (read more)

Hi, I've recently noticed that Firefox is not using Intel Graphics for hardware video decoding, here are the specifics:

- I tested this on two separate PC - one laptop with dual GPU (an Intel UHD 630 and NVIDIA GTX 1070) and one desktop with dGPU removed (leaving only an Intel UHD 630 by i7-9700K), on both PC I made sure to run Firefox on Intel GPU only. - According to information I gathered online, Intel UHD 630 should support H264 decoding and VP9 decoding without any problem. - I tested videos from Youtube (VP9, non-HDR video) and Twitch (avc/h264 video) - The exact same video, when played on Microsoft Edge (Chromium), uses Intel's hardware decoder without any problem. - On the dual GPU laptop, when being forced to run on NVIDIA's GPU, Firefox correctly uses the NVDEC decoder without any problem. - Both PC uses the latest Intel driver (30.0.101.1191)

I have attached copies from about:support page below.

In Firefox settings, under General -> Performance section, I have left "Use recommended settings" checkbox on.

Could someone help?

Asked by qwqdragon 2 years ago

Answered by qwqdragon 1 year ago

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google not loading after connecting to VPN network

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then ofte… (read more)

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then often it shows 'reconnecting' message. This works OK in Chrome.

Steps to reproduce: 1. Open Firefox without VPN - all loads well. 2. Enable VPN - stops loading. If I then disable VPN - it starts loading again.

If I restart Firefox it starts working OK, but after a while stops working again.

Asked by kantix 2 years ago

Answered by kantix 2 years ago

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minimize, maximize, restore, close buttons missing

Firefox 94.0.1 (64-bit) ~ Windows 7 ~ No anti-virus except Windows Defender ~ No new extensions installed that haven't already been operating for weeks or longer. Sudde… (read more)

Firefox 94.0.1 (64-bit) ~ Windows 7 ~ No anti-virus except Windows Defender ~ No new extensions installed that haven't already been operating for weeks or longer.


Suddenly, after doing NOTHING except restarting my computer, my 'minimize', 'maximize', 'restore' and 'close' buttons are missing.

Any 'solutions' I've looked up talk about "Tablet Mode" (which I highly doubt I'm in) or other nonsense, the options for which either didn't exist when I opened suggested menus, or were simply techno-jargon-gobbledy-gook.

I doubt it's anything to do with Windows, since 'Waterfox', 'Microsoft Edge', 'Chrome' and other browsers all have their buttons intact.

When I opened Firefox in 'troubleshoot mode' the buttons were back. But nobody in those unhelpful 'help articles' said what to do after opening in troubleshoot mode, so I closed it, opened Firefox the usual way again, and the buttons were still missing.

Some logical, properly explained help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by befir 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Logging in to Fifth-Third website

I'm no longer able to log in to the Fifth-Third Bank website using Firefox (Mac). It worked fine up until a week (maybe two) ago; now I get an error message. Safari still… (read more)

I'm no longer able to log in to the Fifth-Third Bank website using Firefox (Mac). It worked fine up until a week (maybe two) ago; now I get an error message. Safari still works OK.

Thanks -

Gene Hawkins

Asked by rustic39 2 years ago

Last reply by rekoch1949 2 years ago