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Multiple instances of Firefox spamming my computer, even with no pages open

When I open Firefox, I'm getting ** 12 ** instances of Firefox opening up and spamming the hell out of my hard drive (even slowing down other processes), even without ope… (read more)

When I open Firefox, I'm getting ** 12 ** instances of Firefox opening up and spamming the hell out of my hard drive (even slowing down other processes), even without opening a page (I have mine set to not open any pages on loading Firefox). This is annoying and intolerable. I have looked around to find a workaround, but the only post was from last year, and gives instructions to turn off recommended settings, then says to set Firefox instances to 1, where there is no way to do that in that section on the version I'm running. So, how do I fix this? I want the hard drive spamming stopped.

Asked by Browzilla 1 week ago

Last reply by Browzilla 2 hours ago

Some pictures cannot be shown in Firefox

Hi sir / madam, we are encountering an issue that some pictures cannot be shown in the Firefox properly. We tried every methods suggested in your forum but none of them c… (read more)

Hi sir / madam,

we are encountering an issue that some pictures cannot be shown in the Firefox properly. We tried every methods suggested in your forum but none of them could resolve the issue. The version of the Firefox 95.0 that it is the latest and thus we attached the picture here for tour further investigation.

Would you please help to check and advise for that? Thank you.

Best regards,

Kris

Asked by kris2022 1 day ago

Last reply by kris2022 1 day ago

Cursor Dissapears

My cursor dissapears when I use some type of maps - FlightRadar, Booking. I've tried to run in troubleshoot mode already, disabled all add-ons, unchecked hardware acceler… (read more)

My cursor dissapears when I use some type of maps - FlightRadar, Booking. I've tried to run in troubleshoot mode already, disabled all add-ons, unchecked hardware acceleration, changed theme, disabled webrender, nothing works. I've also checked for latest graphic cards updates, everything is up to date. More suggestions someone? Thanks

Asked by tiagoraposo764 1 day ago

Last reply by tiagoraposo764 1 day ago

How can I stop some web pages from slowing down my Windows 10 computer?

Every so often I get a pop up message that says a web page is slowing down my computer. I don't understand how this happens nor how to stop it. Can some one please tell m… (read more)

Every so often I get a pop up message that says a web page is slowing down my computer. I don't understand how this happens nor how to stop it. Can some one please tell me? Keep in mind, I am truly technologically-challenged. Please reply as if you're talking to a smart 2 - 3 years old...seriously. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Asked by strshne420 1 day ago

The ability to download files suddenly stops working

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at… (read more)

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at random times Firefox stops asking me where I want to save downloads. It also doesn't download them automatically. It basically ignores any commands to 'save as' or download files like PDFs. The only thing that fixes the problem is restarting FF.

I'm on the latest macOS with the latest FF version, but this has also occurred on previous versions of FF.

Any suggestions?

Asked by info6880 2 days ago

Last reply by info6880 1 day ago

Can't I await someone else to uncover the awry Add On first, before attempting myself?

Here are the facts of my case, now closed as duplicate. I just remembered that heretofore, Firefox has automatically disabled Add Ons that were amiss. Rather than action… (read more)

Here are the facts of my case, now closed as duplicate.

I just remembered that heretofore, Firefox has automatically disabled Add Ons that were amiss. Rather than action DrMoishe Pippik's bifurcation stopgap myself, can't I do nothing — and wait a week or two — if someone more technologically skillful deduces the astray Add On, and Firefox disables it?

Asked by Codidact.com 2 days ago

Windows 10 hiding taskbar not working when Firefox is "over" the taskbar.

Whenever Firefox is over the taskbar or maximized, with the "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" option enabled on Windows 10; the taskbar doesn't 'unhide' wh… (read more)

Whenever Firefox is over the taskbar or maximized, with the "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" option enabled on Windows 10; the taskbar doesn't 'unhide' whenever you hover over it.

This screenshot shows Firefox maximized with the 'taskbar' (the 1px high white bar): https://i.imgur.com/Ys63fGN.png This recording shows Firefox not allowing the taskbar to 'unhide' when it's over it: https://i.imgur.com/G4Vy3r5.gif

I should also add that I am using Firefox Nightly, this does not seem to be happening on the stable release of Firefox.

Asked by walter 3 days ago

Devtools inspector, right mouse click on menu, freezes Firefox.

Win 7 64 bit. Latest FF update, 96.0.2 Right mouse click on open page brings up menu box. Clicking on devtools inspector and screen grays out. FF locks up. ctrl-alt-del … (read more)

Win 7 64 bit. Latest FF update, 96.0.2 Right mouse click on open page brings up menu box. Clicking on devtools inspector and screen grays out. FF locks up. ctrl-alt-del and kill the process the only remedy

Asked by RyanT 4 days ago

Weird red logo showing in some websites on Firefox

Hi there! For the past 3 days, my browser has started to show in some websites a weird red window (kinda reminds me of the youtube logo with inverted colors!). I've alre… (read more)

Hi there! For the past 3 days, my browser has started to show in some websites a weird red window (kinda reminds me of the youtube logo with inverted colors!). I've already tried 4 antiviruses, 3 antimalware, and I've tried reinstalling the browser cleanly but the issue keeps happening. The other browsers (Chrome, Opera, Edge) are working just fine. The issue happens only on some websites and not at all of them. What should I do now? Thank you!

Asked by ligiaflg 5 days ago

Last reply by ligiaflg 4 days ago

Your system has run out of application memory

On a MacBook Air with MacOS Monterey 12.1, I use Firefox 96.0.2 and Thunderbird 91.5.0. I bought this MacBook in October 2021, with 16 GB of unified RAM and 1 TB of main … (read more)

On a MacBook Air with MacOS Monterey 12.1, I use Firefox 96.0.2 and Thunderbird 91.5.0. I bought this MacBook in October 2021, with 16 GB of unified RAM and 1 TB of main memory, of which 380 GB are available. Annoyingly, I get the message "Your system has run out of application memory." regularly, seriously interrupting my work, because I have to force quit Firefox and/or Thunderbird. This even happens about a day after restart.

In a typical instance, memory usage is: DeepL 67.7 MB Firefox 2.03 GB Preview 334.1 MB Thunderbird 907.4 MB Finder 75.0 MB

The answers I see on Mozilla Support do not solve my problem. In ~/Library/Application\ Support/Firefox/Profiles/aurrzm6j.default and in ~/Library/Caches/Firefox/Profiles/aurrzm6j.default, I see nothing whose name relates to Firefox.

After many and long telephone sessions with Apple Support, they conclude that my hardware, in particular the RAM module, is perfectly fine and the problem lies with lacking adaptation of the Mozilla software to the system I use.

My questions to Mozilla: Is this a known problem? Does it occur with other users as well? What is Mozilla's stand on Apple's assessment?

Sincerely, Joachim von zur Gathen

Asked by gathen 4 days ago

Cannot stream verizon tv on pc after recent firefox updates

When I try to launch Verizon TV on my computer, all I see is a red spinning circle. This started happening two or 3 days ago after a firefox update. I was hoping that tod… (read more)

When I try to launch Verizon TV on my computer, all I see is a red spinning circle. This started happening two or 3 days ago after a firefox update. I was hoping that today's update would fix this but it did not.

As suggested, I un-checked the DRM Content box but that did not resolve the issue. Nor did disabling the Widevine plug-in. When I did that, I receive the message, "You must enable DRM to play some audio or video on this page.. When I click the Enable DRM button, I see the same spinning red circle.

Since I have no issues watching Verizon TV on Chrome, this appears to be a Firefox/Widevine issue. Hopefully, it will be resolved shortly.

Asked by jddempsey88 6 days ago

Last reply by jddempsey88 4 days ago

Repeatedly crashes . but only on this machine.

First of all , Hello  :) FF is a great wb and i use it everywhere i got a machine. Works fine everywhere .. but here on this computer. Why only on this machine ? Same d… (read more)

First of all , Hello  :) FF is a great wb and i use it everywhere i got a machine. Works fine everywhere .. but here on this computer. Why only on this machine ? Same distros ( linux mint 20.3 ) radeon video cards , amd family cpu's This machine is AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor × 6 the video card atm is AMD PITCAIRN (DRM 2.50.0, 5.4.0-94-generic, LLVM 12.0.0) though i had the same crash issue with a nVidia graphics card. Memory is Corsair and the memtest86 reports no errors. This is where i get a bit lost. Memory issues or hardware defects might explain this but where's one to begin ? Trouble is , no other application ever crashes and it's rock solid. So is FF to point a finger at or something else ? That's the objective of me submitting this report. Try to find out what's really at fault here and fix it.

The crashes happen at all times. It can also be right at starting FF and never even reaching the main window. I tried with and without the --safe-mode and it's the same that also happens.

So i submitted one of the crash reports ID: 656264f4-7867-4c55-8b36-0637e0220114

The report can be found here : https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/656264f4-7867-4c55-8b36-0637e0220114

Since there's so many i hesitate to put them all up , there's dozens since the system reinstall yesterday , i reinstalled the whole OS again yesterday to try to get rid of the bug. Any help to solve this once and for all will be highly appreciated . :) thanks for reading

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Asked by FuzzyTheBear 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FuzzyTheBear 5 days ago

Lost History after Crash

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probab… (read more)

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probably because of all those reasons, i waited a min but nothing, so i shut it down manually in order to restart it.

As i re opened firefox i finished the search that caused the "crash" i guess and only later i realized that all my history (an awful lot) is gone. Tried using an old Windows restore point of december but nothing. After i looked up that history is stored in the places.sqlite file i went into the profile folder and found a places.sqlite.corupt file. Does anyone know how can i repair it ?... Pleaseeee help me retrive my history. Thanks a lot.

Asked by Gianluk 6 days ago

Why is Firefox crashing over and over

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error me… (read more)

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error message. windows 10 firefox version 92

https://imgur.com/a/L0JnN4P

picture crash report

Asked by Dog3456 4 months ago

Last reply by Dog3456 6 days ago