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Screenreader Bug with Netflix alerts Since 86.0.1 update

Hello, I am a screenreader user and since updating to Firefox 86.0.1 (64-bit) I have encountered a serious bug on Netflix that is very easy to reproduce, even for those w… (read more)

Hello, I am a screenreader user and since updating to Firefox 86.0.1 (64-bit) I have encountered a serious bug on Netflix that is very easy to reproduce, even for those who don't normally use screenreaders. Serious in the sense of making the site unusable once it hits. It happens with both the screenreaders I use, Windows Narrator and Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA).

Basically on Netflix if you do something to cause an informational alert (such as adding a film to your list), then this alert is read out over and over, indefinitely. You then can't hear anything else such as a plot synopsis, or if you move to a different button, you won't hear information about what button it is, as the screenreader just keeps re-stating the same alert. The looped alert keeps playing even after you start watching a film or show. As I say, the site becomes unusable. Whereas in older versions of FF such alerts would be read just once and that was it.

To reproduce: Start a screenreader (the built-in Windows Narrator can be toggled on and off with ctrl+win+enter). Go to the Netflix website (you may need an account and to be logged in). Pick any film or series tile, and do something like press the 'add or remove the item from your list' button. Or press it's 'rate thumbs up / down' button.

You will now hear something along the lines of 'alert: item was added to your list' repeated over and over.

Another example is to start watching a show with a skippable intro (such as Homeland for example). You will hear 'alert: press the S key to skip the intro' repeatedly.

As I say above, in older FF such alerts were read out just once.

So, is this a known issue? Thanks for reading.

Asked by TechHorse 6 months ago

Last reply by TechHorse 6 months ago

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Viewing Plex with Firefox crashes Firefox, even in safe mode.

Each time Firefox has crashed, I've submitted the report. How can I prevent this? This happened every time 2 weeks or so ago. I cleared the cache and it seemed to work t… (read more)

Each time Firefox has crashed, I've submitted the report. How can I prevent this?

This happened every time 2 weeks or so ago. I cleared the cache and it seemed to work temporarily. I've run Firefox for a number of years now and only within the last month has it given me problems with Plex.

Asked by robertlhunter 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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[Bug] Default PDF viewer

Hello, I'm come here today for report a bug with default PDF viewer on Firefox. I have a normal PDF document. I fill this document with PDFTK and my two cases is always c… (read more)

Hello,

I'm come here today for report a bug with default PDF viewer on Firefox. I have a normal PDF document. I fill this document with PDFTK and my two cases is always checked but just one can normaly. (radio input)

My dump file with PDFTK (just for information) FieldType: Button FieldName: to_service_activity_field FieldFlags: 1 FieldValue: MCO => Case checked FieldJustification: Left FieldStateOption: MCO FieldStateOption: Off FieldStateOption: SSR-PSY

First screen is name of inputs in adobe dc Second screen is render view of Firefox PDF viewer (My trouble) Third screen is render view PDF of Chrome viewer or Adobe reader (it works)

Thanks in advance

Asked by delspoune 6 months ago

Last reply by delspoune 6 months ago

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Firefox 86 on Mac crashes on opening gmail.com and meet.google.com

My Firefox installation (86.0 64-bit on macOS 10.15.7) always crashes on opening gmail.com. It seems to be on the point it loads the hangout stuff, but that's subjective.… (read more)

My Firefox installation (86.0 64-bit on macOS 10.15.7) always crashes on opening gmail.com. It seems to be on the point it loads the hangout stuff, but that's subjective. Also seems to happen on other google domains, like meet.google.com

Some Crash ID's bp-b0a5daca-f85f-47dc-a306-647250210306 (gmail.com crash) bp-d4e0a614-cea4-41b3-b665-e5abd0210306 (meet.google.com crash)

What I've done:

  • Tested if crash happens in safe mode (yes)
  • Refreshed my installation: still happens
  • Removed all cookies for google domains, still happens
  • Created a fully new profile, crash still happens
  • Installed a new Firefox from the website, crash still happens

Asked by contact452 6 months ago

Last reply by contact452 6 months ago

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crash report

Hello, I recently sent my firefox crash report to mozilla including the webpages I was visiting. My concern is: will be kept the privacy of the page I was visiting? simpl… (read more)

Hello, I recently sent my firefox crash report to mozilla including the webpages I was visiting.

My concern is: will be kept the privacy of the page I was visiting? simply because it was my email and linkedin account :)



thanks,

Asked by domenico.minutella 6 months ago

Last reply by domenico.minutella 6 months ago

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Viewing google Gmail causes crash during page load

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar. I have tried resetting, using a private window, and runn… (read more)

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar.

I have tried resetting, using a private window, and running in Safe Mode

Here is the crash report Id: bp-b36c8ee9-37cb-4dec-9380-2f6320210228

I can repeat this at will. I will try disabling the conversations bar using another browser and then update to see if that helps (it's not crashing when I view my work gmail).

Thanks for your help ;-)

Asked by milohax 7 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago

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uTorrent does not start from Firefox

Does anyone have experience with this phenomenon: When you click on a torrent link on a page opened in Firefox 83 (and above), the first window pops up, but the second on… (read more)

Does anyone have experience with this phenomenon:

When you click on a torrent link on a page opened in Firefox 83 (and above), the first window pops up, but the second one (in which uTorrent would come) is no longer. Nothing happens. Specifically, the entry is C: \ ProgramData \ Microsoft \ Windows \ WER \ ReportArchive \ AppCrash_uTorrent.exe....

If I revert to Firefox 82 or 78.6esr, the error will not occur.

If I choose not to download uTorrent but to download the torrent file, it works fine with all versions of Firefox.

Asked by gombszem 9 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 months ago

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After an Update I get white screens only

I did an Update to Firefox 86 and the Webbrowser crashed. Since then I'm not able to open any page. I reinstalled several times including deleting all folders and all rec… (read more)

I did an Update to Firefox 86 and the Webbrowser crashed. Since then I'm not able to open any page. I reinstalled several times including deleting all folders and all records in Regestry I found. All what I can find is the following: Starter Process is deactivated after error. All details out of Error Report see in Troubleshooting Information

Asked by kar16 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

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Firefox crashing constantly and incredibly unstable

Firefox is crashing almost immediately after loading a page. Sometimes it crashes while loading the page, sometimes I can scroll down or click a link, and then it crashes… (read more)

Firefox is crashing almost immediately after loading a page. Sometimes it crashes while loading the page, sometimes I can scroll down or click a link, and then it crashes. Biggest issues are on Reddit. I'm able to browse the Firefox support pages with minimal issues (although it has crashed once or twice).

Crash happens in Safe Mode. (I'm in safe mode right now and it just crashed) I did a FULL clean install about a week ago. (actually did it twice just to be sure)

Not sure what info you need in order to help, but here is some of the crash report from the latest one today.

Signature servo_arc::Arc<T>::drop_slow<T> | servo_arc::Arc<T>::drop_slow<T> | mozilla::dom::Element::UnbindFromTree More Reports Search UUID 2a1bc85b-67b2-4dd4-a669-82da60210119 Date Processed 2021-01-19 18:12:21 UTC Uptime 19 seconds Install Age 845,692 seconds since version was first installed (1 week, 2 days and 18 hours) Install Time 2021-01-08 20:07:45 Product Firefox Release Channel release Version 84.0.2 Build ID 20210105180113 (2021-01-05) Buildhub data OS Windows 10 OS Version 10.0.19042 Build Architecture amd64 CPU Info family 6 model 158 stepping 10 CPU Count 12 Adapter Vendor ID

Intel Corporation (0x8086)

Adapter Device ID

UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) (0x3e9b)

Startup Crash

False

Process Type content Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ Crash Address 0xffffffffffffffff Total Virtual Memory 140,737,488,224,256 bytes (140.74 TB) Available Virtual Memory 138,530,992,422,912 bytes (138.53 TB) Available Page File 7,993,192,448 bytes (7.99 GB) Available Physical Memory 4,360,728,576 bytes (4.36 GB) System Memory Use Percentage 48 EMCheckCompatibility

False

App Notes

FP(D00-L1100-W00001000-T000) Has dual GPUs. GPU #2: AdapterVendorID2: 0x10de, AdapterDeviceID2: 0x1c8d, AdapterSubsysID2: 12191462, AdapterDriverVersion2: 26.21.14.3086DWrite? DWrite+ WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP+4

Processor Notes

processor_ip-172-31-18-68_us-west-2_compute_internal_7; ProcessorPipeline; non-integer value of "SecondsSinceLastCrash"

Asked by elliotlandes 8 months ago

Last reply by elliotlandes 7 months ago

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Firefox Freeze on startup

Hello together, first: sorry for my bad english. I have the problem that my firefox crashes everytime i try to start it. I have to create a new profile with the "-profil… (read more)

Hello together, first: sorry for my bad english.

I have the problem that my firefox crashes everytime i try to start it. I have to create a new profile with the "-profilemanager". Then it will work for like 1 or 2 hours and then he crashs again. I also tried to reinstall it...,

Firefox does not save any crashreports or something. I also tryed the "clean up" function.

I'm desperate...,

My specs: Firefox Version 85 Windows 10 LTSC 2019

Asked by ngundlach 7 months ago

Last reply by ngundlach 7 months ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox periodically crashes several times a day over the past few months. The last few days, Firefox began to crash almost every time when i try to open absolutely diffe… (read more)

Firefox periodically crashes several times a day over the past few months. The last few days, Firefox began to crash almost every time when i try to open absolutely different web sites. All other software i use and other browsers don't crash at all.

Asked by vlad7799199 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

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How can I contact Mozilla to remove a link to a page that no longer exists?

How can I contact Mozilla to remove a link to a page that no longer exists? The page was taken down, but all the info on the page pops up on the link when I search. … (read more)

How can I contact Mozilla to remove a link to a page that no longer exists? The page was taken down, but all the info on the page pops up on the link when I search.

Asked by neagle7 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Firefox quits unexpectedly on pressing Esc in find box

Steps to reproduce: Sadly the problem is intermittent. It has happened 6X in the last week. Here are the steps I took immediately before FF unexpectedly quit 1) Ctrl-F t… (read more)

Steps to reproduce:

Sadly the problem is intermittent. It has happened 6X in the last week. Here are the steps I took immediately before FF unexpectedly quit

1) Ctrl-F to open Find in Page box 2) Type some text 3) Switch out of the browser 4) Switch back to FF (cursor is still in the Find box) 5) Press Esc to exit Find

Observed outcome: Firefox unexpectedly quits. When I open, I am able to restore previous session.

Desired outcome: Find box closes

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Name Firefox Version 84.0.1 Build ID 20201221152838 Distribution ID Update Folder Update History Update Channel release User Agent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:84.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/84.0 OS Windows_NT 10.0 19042

Asked by mozilla6 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Bookmark Toolbar is missing automatically every day !!

A mess! Every day the customized toolbar disappears. And I need to customize again .... This has been going on for some versions (current 84.0.1) And even if you copy the… (read more)

A mess! Every day the customized toolbar disappears. And I need to customize again .... This has been going on for some versions (current 84.0.1) And even if you copy the xulstore.json folder and the entire extensions folder to the profile folder, it doesn't work. Every time I quit Firefox and open it again, I lost all the customization of the toolbar ... I've seen all the posts on support, and nothing solves me ... What can I do? One of the reasons for not abandoning Firefox is its ability to customize with extensions, etc. But everything is lost .... every day !! w10 x 64, Home

Asked by Emmanuel 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Firefox 82.0.3 update: All my Bookmarks and Tabs gone

All my Bookmarks and Tabs have vanished after the Firefox 82.0.3 update yesterday. Related? Searching for hours, including Firefox site and cannot find solution. I notice… (read more)

All my Bookmarks and Tabs have vanished after the Firefox 82.0.3 update yesterday. Related? Searching for hours, including Firefox site and cannot find solution. I noticed 'Restore Previous Session' was recommended as a 'fix' at some links. Mine is grayed out...if that matters. I have VERY important bookmarks, including links related to Hurricane Sally destruction to my home. PLEASE HELP! I'm not very computer savvy, so 'instructions for dummies' would be helpful. PS...I was able to bookmark this page, but at least 100 bookmarks vanished. Tabs & Bookmarks are fine with Safari and Chrome. Unfortunately, I rarely used those and did not migrate most Bookmarks to them. Lesson learned. Thanks in advance John

Asked by gulfbeach47 10 months ago

Answered by gulfbeach47 10 months ago

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Firefox crashes every time

Hello All, We are using Firefox from 10 years and It was good experience all the time. After updated every time crashing when i visit my company site Bis Kerala Matrimon… (read more)

Hello All, We are using Firefox from 10 years and It was good experience all the time. After updated every time crashing when i visit my company site Bis Kerala Matrimony . We have checked our website code and we did,t find any error other browser all working fine and using windows 7. How to fix this problem?

Asked by Bis Matrimony 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Media control bug

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. Bu… (read more)

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. But system media pad always shows title and cover only of the very first track has been played.

Asked by 1ector 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox cache buggy

Hello, Since v80 cache is completly buggy. It don't refresh pages when it changes. For me it's a bug and many of our customers working with Firefox have the same problem.… (read more)

Hello, Since v80 cache is completly buggy. It don't refresh pages when it changes. For me it's a bug and many of our customers working with Firefox have the same problem.

Working in websites backoffice (Joomla, Prestashop, etc ...) is now almost impossible ! We have to use CTRL-F5 each time we load or relaod a page ...

Is Mozilla technical team aware of this problem ??

Asked by pascal12 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago