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why is firefox so bad now?

constant updates and changes and stuff that stops working and stuff nobody wants ? what are you guys doing besides trying to justify your job? how about leaving it alone … (read more)

constant updates and changes and stuff that stops working and stuff nobody wants ? what are you guys doing besides trying to justify your job? how about leaving it alone and fixing some of the old bugs i cannot even search, the text string keeps going to the url entry position at the top do the mozilla programmers even use this lousy browser? i bet they use gogo duck !! time to go away

Asked by robertinorbit 3 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 13 minutes ago

Theta Wallet

I have always used Firefox to access my Theta wallet using a Trezor. No problems. It will now not access. I have latest updates to Trezor, Firefox. I can access my Trezo… (read more)

I have always used Firefox to access my Theta wallet using a Trezor. No problems. It will now not access. I have latest updates to Trezor, Firefox. I can access my Trezor Suite wallet no problems. I have allowed pop-ups for the trezor wallet and theta wallet. My connection to Theta wallet via Trezor was noticed 3 weeks ago approximately.

Asked by bhuffman01 4 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 hours ago

8-7-2020 New Update and Tabs are dropping like flies

Yet again, another Firefox update that makes the software unusable! I can't just HOPE that my browser is going to work after an update. I depend on my computer being a… (read more)

Yet again, another Firefox update that makes the software unusable! I can't just HOPE that my browser is going to work after an update. I depend on my computer being able to access the Internet and sites that I have bookmarked in my browser. However, it seems that every few updates is a complete and utter mess.

I have found a solution. I have exported my bookmarks as HTML so that I can load them into Google Chrome. I have "backed up my browser" by installing Google Chrome and using that. I haven't had a problem with it and I now have a STABLE browser to access the Internet.

Why can't we get Firefox upgrades that are truly upgrades and not just public bug testing? I don't remember this many UNSTABLE releases in the first few years of Firefox. I guest you've reached the "Kitchen Sink Limitation". I used to use Netscape until they tried to add everything to it including the kitchen sink. It got slow and buggy and it just wasn't worth the effort for me to have to keep worrying about whether or not my browser would be stable. So I changed over to the NEW, SMARTER, SMALLER, FASTER Firefox. Ahhhhhhh, the good old days.

Maybe if you came out with Firefox Classic, that allowed you to access the internet and only add on features that you needed. A Firefox that was small and fast and STABLE. Gee, maybe then I'd be able to pin you to my taskbar again and set you as my default browser. Unfortunately, your "updates" are almost guaranteed to provide me with less stability than the "old" version it replaces.

Here's hoping that you fix your problems...I've already fixed mine!

Asked by mark 4 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 4 hours ago

Scrolling in Facebook

Why does Firefox scrolling bounce across posts in Facebook. As you scroll through posts suddenly Firefox will skip 2-6 posts ahead? It does not do this in Chrome! … (read more)

Why does Firefox scrolling bounce across posts in Facebook. As you scroll through posts suddenly Firefox will skip 2-6 posts ahead? It does not do this in Chrome!

Asked by g.keys 2 weeks ago

Last reply by drrosss 6 hours ago

Yahoo mail unresponsive on firefox

When I'm in Yahoo mail inbox, I can see and read my (new) mail, but most of the commands don't work and I cannot see emails older than 2020 (it just shows blank lines for… (read more)

When I'm in Yahoo mail inbox, I can see and read my (new) mail, but most of the commands don't work and I cannot see emails older than 2020 (it just shows blank lines for them). The emails never get read, nor can I check the boxes for commands. I disabled and refreshed with my uBlock, but it doesn't have any effect. Yahoo works normally when tried on Chrome.

Asked by ilija42 11 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 hours ago

Soundcloud fails to load except in incognito mode

Hello, The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in … (read more)

Hello,

The past few weeks I have run into the issue where Soundcloud fails to load and returns an error. This is circumvented multiple ways. Either I open soundcloud in incognito mode and it works fine, or I clear the cache in normal mode. BUT in the second option soundcloud only works during the first visit.

I found a previous question asked here detailing the same exact issue but nobody found a solution that worked. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1346767

Other info I think would be useful: Soundcloud works on my laptop running the same exact profile for firefox. Hinting to me that something else on my computer is in the way.

Deleting all history, cookies, cache, extensions; has not helped

I have attached the images below just as the previous poster has. Including the console log filled with errors.

Hopefully someone can help with this headache!

Asked by Dean 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 hours ago

Youtube videos won't play lately, but will in Chrome.

YouTube worked fine in the past, but for at least the last few days (likely longer) Firefox 103.0.1 won't play anything. Chrome works fine still. Other large transfers … (read more)

YouTube worked fine in the past, but for at least the last few days (likely longer) Firefox 103.0.1 won't play anything. Chrome works fine still. Other large transfers work fine.

Latest video I tried to play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkN8Aqb2IBc Is a DND group playing with an actor from The Outpost (TV show on CW)

In Firefox I see the initial video preview image, and after clicking to play I get a constant spinning progress animation but the video never plays. Turning on the debug overlay info shows plenty of download capacity detected (I forget the name in the UI) but very little ever transfers (bars further down).

Only oddity I can see in the debug info it puts in the the clipboard is the wrong Angle GPU. I have 2 x NVIDIA 1080ti's in SLI, and it sees a 980. Chrome shows the expected value instead. I filed a bug on the Angle project just in case. I looked on the Firefox about:support page with hardware acceleration disabled and it showed two webgl driver entries (1 and 2), both with 1080ti listed.

I tried disabling the performance feature setting and hardware acceleration (closed app then opened again). No difference.

Windows 10 x64, latest patches. Latest NVIDIA drivers through GFE (auto updates itself). Two Windows 10 graphics options are on (GPU scheduler and Variable Refresh Rate).

I've seen a couple notifications from Windows about Firefox "attempting" to use GPU hw acceleration, but I have no idea why it'd be blocked. Clicked it and it did nothing. I looked in my event viewer and didn't find anything useful either. I haven't manually set any applications to use a certain GPU. Integrated GPU from CPU is disabled in BIOS.

GPU isn't overclocked. CPU is barely. And I see no reason to think this is related. In the past I'd get reboots and event viewer errors. Even when it worked in the past I was similarly overclocked. All programs (diagnostics) I've run to verify proper functioning have passed.

Asked by EternalStudent 16 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 hours ago

Light theme but dark menus/pulldowns FF 100.0.2

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in… (read more)

For the last several FF versions, although I choose a light theme, the pull downs/menus always wind up dark with white text. It also shows up when I am editing options in FF itself. How do I stop this? I want a light background with black/dark text.

Asked by submarinerr 2 months ago

Last reply by adnanrapp551 13 hours ago

All search results for images are entirely green, why and how to fix?

I am having this issue for months now. Im using firefox with a customized about:config modified to enhance privacy. Pretty sure that this is the reason for the green imag… (read more)

I am having this issue for months now. Im using firefox with a customized about:config modified to enhance privacy. Pretty sure that this is the reason for the green images, however i dont know which setting exactly may cause this...

Anyways the wired thing is, i use duckduckgo as search engine and when i klick on images the results are looking normally, however for privacy reasons i dont want to use duckduckgo anymore since they had a secret deal with microsoft, i have tried many alternatives but sadly all of them have the same issue (which duckduckgo doesnt) when i search for anything and klick on images either some/most or all results are entirely green. Why is this happening and how can i fix it?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 17 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 12 hours ago

Logging into an internet financial account

I am continually failing to log into my Netspend account on the internet, inserting my correct password and username. How can I correct this condition ? In the Firefox l… (read more)

I am continually failing to log into my Netspend account on the internet, inserting my correct password and username. How can I correct this condition ? In the Firefox logins (about logins), I have corrected both username and password to be identical to what Netspend has for my account.

           Respectfully 
              Michael

Asked by Michael Kevin 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

sync from multiple devices

I do not see the sync option in the drop down menu, also i do not see a way to sign in from within Firefox i had to go to he website to do it, please advise. thanks jorg… (read more)

I do not see the sync option in the drop down menu, also i do not see a way to sign in from within Firefox i had to go to he website to do it, please advise. thanks jorge

Asked by jgbittar 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

webpages for obits on newspaper sites not loading

Hello Since the latest version of Firefox I am unable to view obituaries on newspaper websites such as The Vancouver Sun, and The Regina Leader-Post. https://leaderpost.r… (read more)

Hello

Since the latest version of Firefox I am unable to view obituaries on newspaper websites such as The Vancouver Sun, and The Regina Leader-Post.

https://leaderpost.remembering.ca/obituaries/obituaries/search?filter_date=today&sort_by=obitslastname_meta&order=asc

https://vancouversunandprovince.remembering.ca/obituaries/obituaries/search/?filter_date=yesterday&sort_by=obitslastname_meta&order=asc

They will work using Edge.

Thank you

Murray

Asked by CANDLEWYCK91 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 hours ago

Unable to access two sites: Fedex login and Energynet.com

When ever I try access FedEx login and Energynet.com, Firefox does not respond. Multiple tries produce same result. Using Chrome or Edge, I can access these sites, first … (read more)

When ever I try access FedEx login and Energynet.com, Firefox does not respond. Multiple tries produce same result.

Using Chrome or Edge, I can access these sites, first try, every time.

I would be grateful for a fix within the ability of a low tech user.

Thanks.

Tom

Asked by GTGIII 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 19 hours ago

Firefox Bookmark Backups (HTML)

Hello, Has something changed recently in how bookmarks are backed up in HTML format ? In mid-May I backed up my bookmarks, and the resulting file was about 13.8 Meg in le… (read more)

Hello, Has something changed recently in how bookmarks are backed up in HTML format ? In mid-May I backed up my bookmarks, and the resulting file was about 13.8 Meg in length. I was using whichever Firefox version was current at the time. I recently upgraded to the latest version (103.0.1, 64-bit, Windows 10). Today when I did a backup the file size was only 7.7 Meg. I have even more bookmarks now than back in May, so I'm confused about why the backup file is half the size. Is this normal or is there a problem somewhere ? Thanks in Advance

Asked by bermudez88 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 hours ago

How can I launch web mail (gmail) by right-clicking file in Windows Explorer and using Send To?

This is probably a Windows 10 question, but its Help forums are so poor.... From a list of files in Windows Explorer, I want to right-click on a file name to pull up cont… (read more)

This is probably a Windows 10 question, but its Help forums are so poor....

From a list of files in Windows Explorer, I want to right-click on a file name to pull up context menu, then click Send To, and then click Mail Recipient. I want Windows to respond by opening Firefox to default gmail page, with the file as an attachment.

Should be easy. But from what I've found so-far, that legacy feature works only with stand-alone MAPI programs like Thunderbird and Outlook. I want to do with web mail.

Has anyone gotten this to work?

Thanks

Bill

Asked by bill247 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 21 hours ago

Wall Street Journal comments section

Since the latest update, 103.0.1, the comment sections in the Wall Street Journal are not loading. With the Edge browser it works fine so this is a Firefox problem. I… (read more)

Since the latest update, 103.0.1, the comment sections in the Wall Street Journal are not loading. With the Edge browser it works fine so this is a Firefox problem. I've been a Firefox user for years and I'd appreciate some way to correct this..

Asked by vetbird 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 21 hours ago

Strange problem with video

Hello! I have had this problem for about 9 months. The reason is somehow related to the autoplay of multimedia on web pages. Technical information is given at the end. Af… (read more)

Hello!

I have had this problem for about 9 months. The reason is somehow related to the autoplay of multimedia on web pages. Technical information is given at the end.

After starting work on the computer, all functions work correctly. The video plays normally. After several hours of working at the computer, scrolling through the feed on Instagram (before the video appears in the feed), or viewing stories, or opening a video on YouTube, the web page freezes for a few seconds, after which the screen also turns off for a few seconds (not goes blank), and when it is turned back on, the video either does not play at all showing the loading animation, or only the sound is played, and instead of the video, only a rectangle filled with a random color (black, green, pink) appears.

After that, ALL videos in ALL open tabs stop playing again. Google spreadsheets also stop working (sometimes it also happens because of them, not the video).

This issue also affects other programs on this PC. For example, Telegram Desktop. It shows previews of images and videos, stickers and GIFs, but when I try to open an image to full screen or play a video, the screen goes completely black. But at this time the video is playing and I can hear the sound. Although the mouse cursor is not showing, the controls work and I can close the view in the upper right corner.

Restarting programs does not solve the problem, but ending the Windows session or restarting helps.

OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (21H2) Firefox: 103.0.1 64-bit currently, problems started since 80s version Hardware: Intel Core i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz; RAM 8Gb; Intel HD Graphics 630

What has already been done:

 - disabling all add-ons
 - memory test using memtest
 - complete reinstallation of windows with formatting of the system disk

How can I gather logs or technical information about these crashes to find the cause?

PS. Sorry for the mistakes in the text. this is google translate

Asked by hodytone 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 21 hours ago