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FireFox won't start

My husband, Wayne, a casual computer user, has been having trouble getting into Firefox for some time. He's been getting along on MS Edge since then. He wants to get ba… (read more)

My husband, Wayne, a casual computer user, has been having trouble getting into Firefox for some time. He's been getting along on MS Edge since then. He wants to get back to Firefox for his bookmarks that are there. His problem is that Firefox doesn't start. When he tries to start it, a gray window appears briefly with a rotating blue circle and then disappears in less than a minute. While it's up, Firefox shows up in Task Manager with "not responding" or "suspended" or nothing. I note that the last Firefox update was 6/14/2022 according to the date modified on the file in Crash Reports, InstallTime2022060832. This is about the time he began having problems.

During the brief time it's up, there is no menu button (3 short lines), so Refreshing or Troubleshooting are not options. I believe my only option is to Uninstall (without removing user data) and then reinstall Firefox, ie a "Clean Install". I see an option to Refresh during the Uninstall dialog. Might that work? Barbara

Asked by webutl 23 minutes ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 minutes ago

Firefox download pdf before opening in browser

Hi, After the last update Firefox asks me what I want to do with the pdf files and to choose between Open in browser, Open with and Save file but even if I choose Open in… (read more)

Hi, After the last update Firefox asks me what I want to do with the pdf files and to choose between Open in browser, Open with and Save file but even if I choose Open in Firefox it always downloads the file in the download folder of the PC and then opens it, This is really annoying because then I have to delete them manually. What can I do? Thank you

Asked by lucaperin17 23 hours ago

Last reply by CraigS26 7 hours ago

Firefox vers 91.10esr(64bit):-"cannot load M3U8:levelLoadTimeOut"

Hi!, recently i have been having this browsing problem whenever I open the news website at https://www.cgtn.com/channel/documentary. The site wont load and error is shown… (read more)

Hi!, recently i have been having this browsing problem whenever I open the news website at https://www.cgtn.com/channel/documentary. The site wont load and error is shown- "cannot load M3U8:levelLoadTimeOut". Have tried numerous times but failed to load. However other web sites have no problem and prior to this I am able to surf at all times. What must I do to get back the browsing? Any help is appreciated. Thanks

Asked by xxmanreturns 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 15 hours ago

After being offline, sometimes Firefox can't connect until restarted

Sometimes, if the computer is offline and Firefox is open, when the computer goes back online Firefox can't connect to any website, with the page "Hmm. We’re having troub… (read more)

Sometimes, if the computer is offline and Firefox is open, when the computer goes back online Firefox can't connect to any website, with the page "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.". The only fix is to close Firefox and open it again. Going offline doesn't always do this, and while I'm not sure of what exactly causes this to happen, a way to easily reproduce it is:

  • Turn off the Wi-Fi;
  • Reboot the computer;
  • Open Firefox;
  • Turn on the Wi-Fi;

After the computer is connected, refreshing the page sends you to "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.". You have to restart Firefox.

A way that doesn't 100% reproduce it, but works enough times, is to reboot the computer without turning off the Wi-Fi, and open Firefox as soon as possible (before the computer manages to connect to the router, which is the part that isn't always consistent). Rarely, it happens after suspending the computer, or after a disconnection due to an unstable connection. I can reproduce it in Firefox's safe mode. I have a hunch that maybe this is related to networking drivers.

I'm using a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ARE05 (Network controller: Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (rev 1a)), Linux NixOS 22.11 (I don't know about Windows).

Ask me for any log you might need.

This is kinda a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1078253, except that their solution does nothing to me.

Asked by Martino 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 16 hours ago

impossible de supprimer des pages

Bonjour, Lorsque j'ouvre Firefox, deux pages s'ouvrent: - le gestionnaire de modules; - Beautiful GX Fantasy. Si je supprime ces pages, elles reviennent à l'ouverture sui… (read more)

Bonjour,

Lorsque j'ouvre Firefox, deux pages s'ouvrent: - le gestionnaire de modules; - Beautiful GX Fantasy. Si je supprime ces pages, elles reviennent à l'ouverture suivante. Merci de m'aider. Cordialement.

Olivier

Asked by Olivier 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 hours ago

Yahoo email garbled

Recently, when I use this browser, some of my Yahoo emails received are garbled and resemble computer code. But I don't have this problem if I use Chrome or my android p… (read more)

Recently, when I use this browser, some of my Yahoo emails received are garbled and resemble computer code. But I don't have this problem if I use Chrome or my android phone. It is a recent problem and does not affect all my emails.

Asked by ddelano202 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Firefox hangs and stops loading any pages after random period of time

I'm not sure what is causing this, but it started at least a few months ago. I will be using firefox, and anywhere between a few minutes, or a few days, it will suddenly … (read more)

I'm not sure what is causing this, but it started at least a few months ago. I will be using firefox, and anywhere between a few minutes, or a few days, it will suddenly stop loading anything and I will have to completely quit it and restart it to get anything working again. No, it is not the HTTP3 problem; that was the first thing I tried. I've also uninstalled, and reinstalled the entire program, clearing all settings, etc. I am on windows. Generally good on firefox updates, will check and update usually every week or two.

Funny thing is, I also installed firefox nightly and that does not have this problem (although I have not used it as extensively as I normally do when browsing, so maybe I didn't hit whatever triggers this issue). It also works properly on other computers (as far as I'm aware). So I still think something is corrupt or wrong with my normal firefox program. I just don't know what or how.

Asked by chibblesthegreat 1 day ago

Last reply by sarveshwajs1234 1 day ago

RE: Firefox extremely slow to load pages or connect to Web sites after startup

It's June 2022, and I am using FF64 101.0.1. My issue is best described by Zaayl (2017) at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157490, but the working and easies… (read more)

It's June 2022, and I am using FF64 101.0.1.

My issue is best described by Zaayl (2017) at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157490, but the working and easiest solution I found was the one offered by delclemons (2018) at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229621#question-reply.

My starting page is blank. I have an extension that shows my external IP as a country flag when FF starts up. If the flag doesn't show, I know I still cannot connect to any site. Similar to Zaayl's case, my FF can be able to connect to sites only after a certain amount of time, which varies from instant - very rarely - up to over 10 minutes. The wait always gets longer, especially when FF crashes and have to restart.

I've been searching a long, long time for the right fix. I cringe at the idea that I have to reinstall FF every time there's a major issue, like this one. Syncing back bookmarks and passwords and reinstalling the extensions are the easy part. The painful part is having to set details of accounts in the containers afterwards. I am so glad that is over now. Connection to sites is no longer prolonged after FF startup.

I wanted to thank the persons concerned, but I couldn't reply to their messages, which are now archived. So, I decided to post a new one here to do that; also, to help users who have to same issue as mine.

Asked by mobilesuit 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Black screen flashes when running multiple profiles.

Hi! I have Firefox 101.0.1 on Windows 10. When I run firefox normally then everything works fine. When I start another firefox with firefox -P and then selec another prof… (read more)

Hi!

I have Firefox 101.0.1 on Windows 10. When I run firefox normally then everything works fine. When I start another firefox with firefox -P and then selec another profile for another instance then my monitors start to flash black. When I close the other instance then it goes away again.

I tried to update my Intel UHD 630 graphics driver from device manager but it already says I have latest driver.

When I ignore that flashing for too long time I will eventually get BSOD. The driver that causes BSOD seems to be igdkmd64.sys.

What is interesting is that it only happens when I run multiple profiles of FF and once with -P option. With single profile at time I can play multiple videos at once and have multiple large images and other stuff open on tabs that put load on system and nothing happens. Even opening multiple windows within same profile with Ctrl + N doesn't cause any problems. But as soon as I load 2 profiles at the same time I get this problem. Any ideas?

Asked by wybqogzigoxruxdhnp 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

You are using an unsupported browser version?????

On many, many, websites when logging in I am getting the above message. These sites work no issues but why is Firefox not recognized as a accepted browser. Firefox says I… (read more)

On many, many, websites when logging in I am getting the above message.

These sites work no issues but why is Firefox not recognized as a accepted browser.

Firefox says I am using the current release, and is up to date?

All this sites are important log on, like BofA, OptumRx, etc.

I am using an iMac, Mac OS 10.11.6.

It is still a really good machine.

Comments???

Asked by rlmrlm 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Firefox won't play videos on MacOS 12.4 with unsupported Macbook Pro (2012)

Hi, I have a very special problem. I have a Macbook Pro (2012) with MacOS 12.4. The old MacBook Pro is not supported by Apple. Since the update a few days ago, Firefox wo… (read more)

Hi,

I have a very special problem. I have a Macbook Pro (2012) with MacOS 12.4. The old MacBook Pro is not supported by Apple.

Since the update a few days ago, Firefox won't play all videos (for example vimeo.com, youtube.com (not always)). Some videos will be played.

I tried it with deleted cache and website data, with no luck. I tried it with disabled hardware acceleration also with no luck. It also won't work with a new und empty profile (without any extensions).

The sides are loading the video but the playback won't start. Sometimes I get a spinning loading wheel. I suspect the advertising before the videos. Or it is a problem with graphic-libraries from macos, that do not work propper with my MacBook Pro.

With other browser (Chrome, Safari etc.) all videos will be played.

I now, it was my decision to switch to an unsupported OS on my old computer, but everything works (except for Firefox) and I get two more years security updates. I don't want to switch to another browser. :-(

Best regards Kay

Asked by Kay 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Error in screen display

This happens on only one site that I know of - the online WSOP poker site. Once having signed in and selected a table the next screen is comprised of two parts; the in… (read more)

This happens on only one site that I know of - the online WSOP poker site. Once having signed in and selected a table the next screen is comprised of two parts; the interactive gaming table on top , with commentary and other info below. I have used Firefox exclusively and this poker site for several years. Suddenly, I assume after a recent Firefox update, Firefox is displaying only the bottom portion. Suspecting perhaps the site software, or a problem with my system I installed Edge and Chrome to investigate. Both rendered the screen correctly. Any thoughts?

Asked by Garry 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Unable to open several commonly used websites including gmail

I'm unable to open some commonly used websites including gmail. I get the following error message: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.… (read more)

I'm unable to open some commonly used websites including gmail. I get the following error message:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by helensweet28 4 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

Clearing name from autofill

A friend used my PC and now whenever I have to fill in a form with my details their name always shows up above mine as a possible autofill option. How do I stop this? … (read more)

A friend used my PC and now whenever I have to fill in a form with my details their name always shows up above mine as a possible autofill option. How do I stop this?

Asked by ColinH 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

problem in cursor of "Firefox Edition Developer"

Hello, Do not be tired while i clicked on the normal Web page, Cursor is activate, And blink. it walks a lot on the nerves. please solved this problem, Thank You! … (read more)

Hello, Do not be tired

while i clicked on the normal Web page, Cursor is activate, And blink. it walks a lot on the nerves.

please solved this problem,


Thank You!

Asked by omarfatahidev 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 days ago

Google docs, drive problems in browser

I have been having problems with Firefox and google doc/drive interface over the past few weeks. Firefox bugs out after I begin working with google docs each session. A f… (read more)

I have been having problems with Firefox and google doc/drive interface over the past few weeks. Firefox bugs out after I begin working with google docs each session. A few specifics: 1. I typically have a few different tabs w/ different google docs open. After initially opening them, I get a 'you are not connected' message and can't work/edit the docs - yet my internet/wifi connection is fine and all other apps work. 2. Then I can't visit bookmarks or other google docs saved in my browser history. I click to open and nothing loads/tab stays blank 3. Google is also my default search engine - that won't initiate either 4. The upper right corner of google docs (where my google account/name are linked) doesn't load, and I can't click or get functionality on changing accounts or seeing what other users are in the doc

It's become very problematic - I have searched help articles and can't find anything to remedy it. Thinking of switching to chrome b/c it's causing significant work disruptions for me. Any advice?

Asked by ericwthomas23 5 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop.

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop. I'm not sure if the problem is the program itself or windows or my laptop, but chrome seems to be work… (read more)

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop. I'm not sure if the problem is the program itself or windows or my laptop, but chrome seems to be working fine when I open hotspot, so I thought Firefox has something to do about it?

For more context, I don't have wifi connection in my new apartment, but I do have ethernet cable connection. That's why when I do need wifi for my phone I just open the mobile hotspot in my laptop. When I do, Firefox suddenly crashes/not responding and I have to close it. Same thing happens with discord, but I only lose connection, it doesn't crash. Sure I can use chrome, but all my bookmarks are all in firefox.

This only happened recently, June 2022. I didn't have any problem the month before, I was able to use hotspot while using Firefox at the same time.

Anyone have any idea whats the problem and/or how to fix? Thanks.

Asked by blob 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago