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Issues with Yahoo Mail tab CLOSING after download

Since the most current Firefox update in June 2022, when in Yahoo Mail and downloading an attachment, as the download complete, the Yahoo Mail tab is automatically closin… (read more)

Since the most current Firefox update in June 2022, when in Yahoo Mail and downloading an attachment, as the download complete, the Yahoo Mail tab is automatically closing, requiring I to go to 'History', then 'Recently Closed' tabs to re-open it. This happens Every.Single.Time I download photos and scanned docs from email. Again, this has never happened before - only with the recent Firefox update. I have 2021 a MacBook Pro.

Asked by dawnpdavis 5 months ago

Last reply by ingold42 5 hours ago

Firefox closing Yahoo Mail Tab on download of attachment

I use Yahoo mail within Firefox. Just recently it has changed so that if I select the download option, to download any attachment to an email, it will either open (if say… (read more)

I use Yahoo mail within Firefox. Just recently it has changed so that if I select the download option, to download any attachment to an email, it will either open (if say a PDF) or ask me where I want to save the attachment, but then the tab the Yahoo mail is open in will close once the attachment has opened/saved. Before, I could download/open/save or whatever and the Yahoo mail tab would remain open (as I would expect it to).

Any suggestions gratefully received.

Asked by Steve 4 months ago

Last reply by olsonda 2 months ago

Widevine plugin crashes. Netflix & others do not work

In up date Firefox Version 107.0.1 (64-bit Windows 10) Widevine plugin 4.10.2557.0 constantly crashes when I open Netlix page. Video does not play and I get Netlix error … (read more)

In up date Firefox Version 107.0.1 (64-bit Windows 10) Widevine plugin 4.10.2557.0 constantly crashes when I open Netlix page. Video does not play and I get Netlix error F7702-1003.

There was no problem in previous version, but after update, Firefox also updated the Widevine plugin and it crashes ever since.

Reinstalling did not help.

Asked by sqa 4 days ago

All firefox based browsers stop video playback if window/tab loses focus

Hello, for some reason firefox and all firefox related browsers have developed a problem on my system. All videos and streams stop playing if the window/tab loses focus.… (read more)

Hello, for some reason firefox and all firefox related browsers have developed a problem on my system. All videos and streams stop playing if the window/tab loses focus. This is not the first time this has happened but earlier this year using the about:config flag I will mention below the problem seemed to be fixed but now it is back and worse than ever. I have a symmetrical gigabit connection and the problem only occurs in firefox and it's related browsers, no other aspect of my internet is affected, just video/streams and only in these kinds of browsers.

I do have a bunch of extensions but all are ones I have had for a long time, years in most cases, they were not the cause of the problem before and starting in troubleshoot mode plus a fresh profile in a fresh instal confirmed they are not to blame now either.

To be precise about the issue, when I say the videos stop that is exactly what I mean, there are no lags, no buffering, no partially loaded video bar( where applicable), no tab crashes, no connection problems, no warnings about certain tabs or extensions slowing things down, nothing at all, the video simply stops.

I have tried

- safe/troubleshooting mode to rule out any extensions
- with and without my vpn running
- doing fresh installs of the browsers/ complete fresh slate, revo uninstaller pro ran and using fresh profiles 
- found some suggestions for the about:config page, namely window_occlusion_tracking
- found some contradicting information about hardware acceleration but I tried both with and without and it makes no difference
- experimenting with different versions of firefox, so if you can see which version I am using as I post this, the reason it is not the latest version is because I have tried rolling back through older releases to find one that works, but have yet to suceed,

But no matter what I have tried I cannot get the problem sorted. Either I have that specific window and tab as the sole active window on my device or I need to click into it and either reload the tab or push the play button multiple times before playback resumes.

Open to ideas because i'd rather not have to resort to chrome, thanks

Asked by lulyro 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Scrolling after version 107 is choppy

After updating firefox from version 106 to 107 scrolling and site animations is choppy. 107.0.1 didn't fix the problem. Device info: OS: Win7 CPU: i5-460M D. GPU: ati mob… (read more)

After updating firefox from version 106 to 107 scrolling and site animations is choppy. 107.0.1 didn't fix the problem.

Device info: OS: Win7 CPU: i5-460M D. GPU: ati mobility radeon HD5650

Asked by catmirror 6 days ago

Last reply by Terry 5 days ago

Firefox tab crashes during test run with Smartbears TestComplete

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the … (read more)

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the dmp here. The attached pictures shows that the current tab of firefox has crashed.

Asked by m.hesse 1 week ago

Encrypted HTTPS websites always ask if I want to trust the certificate

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issue… (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issued by themselves. Before it was always enough to say "I trust this website" once. Now the question comes again and again, whenever I connect. What could be the cause of this?

Asked by Andreas Fendt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Andreas Fendt 1 week ago

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FireFox latest ver, download window resize to smaller fail - now 1/4-ish screen

FireFox: 107.0 (64 bit) Mozilla FireFox for Linux Mint OS: Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon Issue: On this FireFox latest version, the download window cannot be resized to smaller … (read more)

FireFox: 107.0 (64 bit) Mozilla FireFox for Linux Mint OS: Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon

Issue: On this FireFox latest version, the download window cannot be resized to smaller than (roughly) 1/4 of entire screen. (screen-shot attached.)

Attempted: Mouse left-click grab of all corners & sides to drag window smaller - failed!

Note: Download window can be resized *bigger*, showing this window has now been coded with a very large minimum size that is almost 1/4 of full screen

- this was not the case in previous versions.

Micro-annoyances add up, people switch to Chrome (sorry to use the "C" word!)

Asked by batcomputer 2 weeks ago

Answered by batcomputer 2 weeks ago

Netflix full screen flickering

Ever since I started using Netflix on the newest Firefox browser, the screen flickers white when I am watching Netflix on full screen. Is this a Firefox issue and how can… (read more)

Ever since I started using Netflix on the newest Firefox browser, the screen flickers white when I am watching Netflix on full screen. Is this a Firefox issue and how can I fix it?

Asked by wongoichingching 1 month ago

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Video not working for certain sites

I recently got a new computer, and in trying to get all my old accounts and what not synced up, I noticed that Twitter videos weren't playing for me and giving me a gener… (read more)

I recently got a new computer, and in trying to get all my old accounts and what not synced up, I noticed that Twitter videos weren't playing for me and giving me a generic "The video could not be played", which was odd and annoying, but not the end of the world. I then went over to Twitch and got the "Your browser encountered an error while decoding the video. (Error #3000)". Meanwhile, Youtube works perfectly fine.

I tried clearing cache/cookies, tried on incognito mode in case it was an issue with one of my extensions, all to no avail - when I swapped over to Edge just to check if it was a computer issue versus a Firefox issue, both sites functioned in Edge just fine. Is there anything else I can try troubleshooting in Firefox to see what's causing this short of trying to uninstall/reinstall again?

Asked by lolarayyy 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Firefox keeps freezing

I was directed here from Mozilla Connect. Since the update a few days ago, my Firefox browser keeps freezing permanently. It seems to happen mostly when I interact with G… (read more)

I was directed here from Mozilla Connect. Since the update a few days ago, my Firefox browser keeps freezing permanently. It seems to happen mostly when I interact with Google Search (sometimes just loading Google will cause it) but it does happen occasionally on other sites. When it freezes this way, the only fix is to End Task and reload. It will successfully reload to the state it was in just a few seconds before freezing. I'm on Windows 10. I keep everything (OS, browsers, etc.) up to date, so I doubt that would be a factor. I wonder if there could there be an issue with a Google-based script (hence it occurring on other sites)? I don't know how I'd test for that.

Asked by Jarieスイセン 1 month ago

Answered by Jarieスイセン 3 weeks ago

Constant crashing multiple times a day.

After the most recent Firefox update, my browser has been repeatedly crashing multiple times a day, but it doesn't even show up in the crash reports tab. In fact, the old… (read more)

After the most recent Firefox update, my browser has been repeatedly crashing multiple times a day, but it doesn't even show up in the crash reports tab. In fact, the oldest crash report had been from August. It'll start by freezing up, and then it will stop responding, and even if I wait for a bit, it never starts up again. Sometimes I cant even close it normally (like with the "would you like to close (insert program) or wait for it to respond?) panel) and have to resort to using the task manager. Other browsers work just fine, but Firefox has been a long time favorite, so I'm hesitant to stop using it altogether despite it's current issues.

I've tried just about everything, including troubleshooting mode - it still crashes - and refreshing it repeatedly. I've also tried uninstalling and reinstalling, doing full scans of my computer multiple times for malware - coming up empty - and doing full computer restarts as well. Nothing I've done has managed to work, and every other suggestion is something I've already tried. I'm even beginning to think it's a problem with my PC itself, even though Firefox is the only thing having this issue.

This never happened before the most recent update, and my current version is 106.0.2. I'm not sure what to do now, and I'm very tech-illiterate, so I'd like some help please.

Asked by p1nkdw3ll3rmask 1 month ago

Last reply by techguy150 1 month ago

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After the automatic update (Using 106.0.1) clicking Recently Closed Tabs or Recently Closed Windows does nothing

Is this a known issue for the new update? Whenever I try to click Recently Closed Windows in particular, it just does nothing. It has the grey highlighted bar that shows … (read more)

Is this a known issue for the new update? Whenever I try to click Recently Closed Windows in particular, it just does nothing. It has the grey highlighted bar that shows it wants to do something, but then does nothing. About 1 out of 100 times when i click Recently Closed Tabs, it WILL open to show my recently closed tabs, but generally does the same thing as Recently Closed Windows. I know I have recently closed tabs because I restored session and it is currently showing all my old tabs I had open prior to the update. I also tested to see if my recently closed had just reset by opening a new window and closing it, but it still just does nothing. I use the Recently Closed Windows quite a bit and it's quite irritating that it appears to be broken.

Asked by illyasviel101 1 month ago

Answered by illyasviel101 1 month ago

exclude pinned tabs from "List all Tabs" . . . is back again with the newest update!!

exclude pinned tabs from "List all Tabs" This happened before and it is really annoying. All of the pinned tabs are now on the list of tabs dropdown where the non-pinned… (read more)

exclude pinned tabs from "List all Tabs"

This happened before and it is really annoying. All of the pinned tabs are now on the list of tabs dropdown where the non-pinned tabs should show. It is hard to work this way. Help!

Asked by trina2 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Download failure

Firefox will not download anything from any website. Any time I try to access pdf, jpeg or what ever all I get is "download failed". I always need to resort to Edge to g… (read more)

Firefox will not download anything from any website. Any time I try to access pdf, jpeg or what ever all I get is "download failed". I always need to resort to Edge to get it, ready to be done with Firefox. Any suggestions for someone who is only mildly technical? I have tried opening in Firefox and Adobe, tried saving instead, nothing works

Asked by mdoherty 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

Need to make Firefox stop automatically downloading PDF files. None of the suggested fixes work.

I need to know how to stop firefox from automatically downloading every PDF file I look at. I’ve tried all of the suggested fixes on Mozilla and various other sites to n… (read more)

I need to know how to stop firefox from automatically downloading every PDF file I look at. I’ve tried all of the suggested fixes on Mozilla and various other sites to no avail. None of them work. I’ve tried the following:

Going into settings, downloads, and checking “Always ask you where to save files.” Didn’t work.

Going into settings, applications, and under PDF, choosing “always ask.” Didn’t work.

Going into settings, applications, and under PDF, choosing “open in firefox.” Didn’t work.

Going into about:config and changing browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel from true to false. Didn’t work

None of these fixes stopped firefox from automatically downloading pdf files. I can’t just click on a pdf file to look at it without firefox downloading it.

I’m at wit’s end. My recylcle bin is full of unwanted pdf files.

Please give me a solution that actually works. My version is 105.0.3.

Asked by tamszion 1 month ago

Last reply by James 5 days ago

Javascript

I had to add Javascript because one of my accounts need Javascript to open. After installing Javascript and allowing for all to be 'true', I still get this message when I… (read more)

I had to add Javascript because one of my accounts need Javascript to open. After installing Javascript and allowing for all to be 'true', I still get this message when I try to open a 'show blocked content' in my email.

"The address wasn’t understood

Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (javascript) isn’t associated with any program or is not allowed in this context.

   You might need to install other software to open this address."

I never had any problem before installing Javascript. Thanks for any solutions.

Asked by jalnet1 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

meetup.com gives 502 bad gateway

The page at https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Drinkabout-Cambridge/ looks normal except that all the events say "needs a location" although they have a location assigned. If… (read more)

The page at https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Drinkabout-Cambridge/ looks normal except that all the events say "needs a location" although they have a location assigned. If I click on any of them it just says "502 bad gateway". The site works fine in Microsoft Edge.

Asked by John Grant 2 months ago

Last reply by John Grant 2 months ago

videos not playing

hi firefox support pls need help , for some reason my firefox wont play videos just youtube but other than that no i tried secure brose restar reintall erasing cookies an… (read more)

hi firefox support pls need help , for some reason my firefox wont play videos just youtube but other than that no i tried secure brose restar reintall erasing cookies and extension nothing seems to be the solution

Asked by orro_mzrxe56 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago