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Firefox communication ceases

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208) I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot … (read more)

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208)

I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot appears in the icon for the "Open Application Menu"), FF becomes unresponsive in a way. When it happens: It does not totally freeze. I can select/switch between existing tabs & scroll thru their pages. I can close tabs. I can open a new empty tab. But I can't load or refresh any pages. The only fix is to do the update, and re-launch.

Since the developer edition gets updated frequently, it is a pain.

I like the Developer Tools! But... How can I scale back the FF "update frequency", or "change the channel", so updates are, like monthly at most?

thank you.

Asked by richs2 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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YouTube Video GPU Decoding only works in Troubleshooting Mode

I recently upgraded graphics cards from an Nvidia GTX 1080 to an AMD 6900XT. Since then I noticed video stuttering on YouTube while playing 4k videos, especially noticeab… (read more)

I recently upgraded graphics cards from an Nvidia GTX 1080 to an AMD 6900XT. Since then I noticed video stuttering on YouTube while playing 4k videos, especially noticeable at 4k/60FPS (example video ). Prior to the upgrade, I was not experiencing issues.

I monitored task manager as the video was playing to see CPU usage, which was sitting at 25% (4 core 8 thread CPU). GPU usage was fluctuating from 1-3%.

I tried resetting all the changed configuration options in about:config, removing all add-ons, "Refreshing" Firefox, and ultimately uninstalling and reinstalling. Nothing has worked so far except for "Troubleshooting mode" in about:support. In that mode, I experience no stuttering and GPU usage rises to 25-35% with the video playing, even before I reinstalled.

This most likely isn't a networking issue as the "Stats for nerds" option on the YouTube video shows I have 10-20s of buffer while the video is still stuttering.

I would like to find out what's different about Troubleshooting Mode that is not giving me the same problem while in "Normal Mode". Any advice?

Asked by Jacob 2 years ago

Answered by Jacob 2 years ago

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Logging into TikTok on desktop

Hi After updating to version 99.0. When I try to log into TikTok. This is what I get ( Continue on the TikTok App....For security purposes, continue on the TikTok App.… (read more)

Hi After updating to version 99.0.

When I try to log into TikTok. This is what I get ( Continue on the TikTok App....For security purposes, continue on the TikTok App. Don't have it installed? Text yourself a link to download your app )

I am using Windows 10 Pro on a desktop. When l log in using chrome,I am taking to TikTok web page. I am using same extensions in FF and Chrome.

Cheers

Asked by pedropete 2 years ago

Answered by pedropete 2 years ago

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Reply Window in Slack Thread Will Not Allow Comments

As of last week, I am unable to reply in the reply sidebar in a Slack thread. When I click the reply icon associated with a comment, the sidebar opens and a loading icon… (read more)

As of last week, I am unable to reply in the reply sidebar in a Slack thread. When I click the reply icon associated with a comment, the sidebar opens and a loading icon is displayed for a second but then nothing happens; all I get is a white sidebar. I have updated to 99, shutdown and rebooted, opened Slack in an new window and nothing allows replys. I am running Windows 10 Pro, build 1903, 64 bit, i5 processor, 16 GB RAM. Suggestions?

Asked by Rocket Roger 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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after firefox update to 100.0 - i can't use any of my addons, and cant install new one

After firefox update to 100.0 - i can't use any of my addons, and cant install new one. All my current updates appears in "disabled" status, and there's no "enable" butt… (read more)

After firefox update to 100.0 - i can't use any of my addons, and cant install new one. All my current updates appears in "disabled" status, and there's no "enable" button. I have many addons, so it's the global problem.

Also, i can't install any of updates from addons.mozilla.org, i get message "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt". All addon xpi files are downloaded without problem using "save as", also, after clicking "install" on addons website i see download progress.

Please help to resolve this issue!

Asked by Andy 2 years ago

Answered by Andy 1 year ago

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Mozilla Firefox - Manage Bookmarks - Default Folder

Using Firefox version 99.0 (64bit). When I click "Bookmarks / Manage Bookmarks, the listing defaults to the "Other Bookmarks" folder. I would like it to default to the … (read more)

Using Firefox version 99.0 (64bit). When I click "Bookmarks / Manage Bookmarks, the listing defaults to the "Other Bookmarks" folder. I would like it to default to the "Bookmarks Menu" folder. How do I make it do that?

Asked by gtadamsesq 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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forgot password

on the security tab in my account profile it show the user name and password. however the password is not shown, it has a bunch of dots. I need to know what the password… (read more)

on the security tab in my account profile it show the user name and password. however the password is not shown, it has a bunch of dots. I need to know what the password is how can I have it shown by removing the dots. don't want to change password and lose all my other logins.

Asked by vany.wells 2 years ago

Last reply by vany.wells 2 years ago

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Not getting Notifications in Messenger

I have always counted on the Notifications in Messenger to tell me when someone: posts a reply to any of my posts, mention my name, tag me ETC. I am not getting new Noti… (read more)

I have always counted on the Notifications in Messenger to tell me when someone: posts a reply to any of my posts, mention my name, tag me ETC.

I am not getting new Notifications in Messenger currently.

I KNOW there were replies to some of my own posts on my own facebook, but I have not received any Notifications in Messenger of these new posts.

I have searched and searched and keep getting help with things to do things that are NOT there, like a profile picture in the upper left...there IS no profile upper left!

This feature has seemly been fading as time goes on, used to get lots of Notifications in Messenger some time ago, and then it seems less and less.

I have received emails asking why I did no reply?

I would like to receive these Notifications in Messenger fully or at least have some control.

I am reading messenger on a disk top in Win 10 in Firefox 99.

Rich

Asked by racprops 2 years ago

Last reply by karv9 1 year ago

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Mozilla Firefox ver. 50 not prompting user to install Java plug-in for legacy website

I have a user who runs SRS/Crystal Reports on their Windows 11 Lenovo laptop, but every time we go to the website where a Java-enabled pop-up window for viewing spreadshe… (read more)

I have a user who runs SRS/Crystal Reports on their Windows 11 Lenovo laptop, but every time we go to the website where a Java-enabled pop-up window for viewing spreadsheets is supposed to load we keep getting a "A plugin is required to play this content" error message, but no option to install/approve the running of Javascript.

I have downloaded and installed the JRE and JDK on the endpoint device, but still no luck getting Firefox to load it. I am running the 32-bit version of the web browser, not 64-bit, so I am kind of stumped about how to proceed from here.

Is there a place I can manually download/install these Java plug-ins?

Thanks.

Asked by kris.robinson 2 years ago

Answered by kris.robinson 2 years ago

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Proxy Setting Grayed Out

I am using Windows 10 with Firefox 99.0 and I am trying to configure a Manual Proxy but my Proxy settings are all grayed out so I cannot even select Manual Proxy. I am l… (read more)

I am using Windows 10 with Firefox 99.0 and I am trying to configure a Manual Proxy but my Proxy settings are all grayed out so I cannot even select Manual Proxy. I am logged in to my Firefox account. This happens both with and without VPN.

Asked by Colleen Sollars 2 years ago

Last reply by Colleen Sollars 2 years ago

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amking a short cut of the wed adress on th desktop

hi, does any one know how to make a short cut for the web on windows desktop. As chrome and Microsoft edge do? edit: added a space before 'As' to remove unintentional l… (read more)

hi, does any one know how to make a short cut for the web on windows desktop. As chrome and Microsoft edge do?


edit: added a space before 'As' to remove unintentional link.

Asked by Azin 2 years ago

Last reply by Bill Mitchell 1 year ago

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Pop-up?

Amazon 'Look Inside' pop-up does not work with FF as I've configured FF. Iv'e included a screen snip. I've unchecked block pop-ups but still the 'Look Inside' doesn't … (read more)

Amazon 'Look Inside' pop-up does not work with FF as I've configured FF. Iv'e included a screen snip.

I've unchecked block pop-ups but still the 'Look Inside' doesn't work.

Asked by grsjr-skep 2 years ago

Answered by grsjr-skep 2 years ago

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printing Yahoo emails

I'm using Firefox version 99.0. Windows 10, version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1586 I am on the web page for Yahoo Mail. When I need to print an email 1. If I print using the s… (read more)

I'm using Firefox version 99.0. Windows 10, version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1586 I am on the web page for Yahoo Mail. When I need to print an email 1. If I print using the system print dialog: The heading of the email (Headline,From, To, and Date) prints. The rest of that page does not print. The text of the second page prints.

Asked by billth87 2 years ago

Last reply by konocwa 1 year ago

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Block on certain websites

I can't access certain websites when I attempt to leave feedback. I'm told to remove blocking. I clicked on the shield and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection on th… (read more)

I can't access certain websites when I attempt to leave feedback. I'm told to remove blocking. I clicked on the shield and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection on those sites. I also added the sites to the Exceptions list in Privacy & Security (Manage Exceptions). My Browser Privacy Settings are: Custom Choose which trackers and scripts to block. ✓Cookies: Cross-site Tracking Cookies ✓Tracking content: Only in Private Windows ✓Cryptominers ✓Fingerprinters

But I still can't access the sites.

Which settings do I need to change so I don't get blocked by the websites?

Asked by Denise 2 years ago

Last reply by Denise 2 years ago

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Firefox browser is now blocking pop-ups and I can't get into my account

Unable to access some of my accounts. Firefox is blocking pop-ups Block third party cookies, Cookie tracking, Cross site tracking Something is different and I need help t… (read more)

Unable to access some of my accounts. Firefox is blocking pop-ups Block third party cookies, Cookie tracking, Cross site tracking Something is different and I need help to fix these issues.

Asked by densusiemt 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox passwords

My windows got corrupted had to reinstall everything and this means i have lost my old Firefox account password is there anyway i can get all those saved passwords as i n… (read more)

My windows got corrupted had to reinstall everything and this means i have lost my old Firefox account password is there anyway i can get all those saved passwords as i need them. Any help would be great

Asked by Dudman 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I am having an issue loading my proxy into Mozilla Firefox Multi-Container App

When i am loading my proxy into the multi container app i get a message that reads "please enter valid url link" do i need to enter an actual link or just the proxy numbe… (read more)

When i am loading my proxy into the multi container app i get a message that reads "please enter valid url link" do i need to enter an actual link or just the proxy numbers and port? I reached out to my proxy provider and they do not provide an actual link to the proxies.

Asked by kevin73408 2 years ago

Last reply by fxybrew 2 years ago

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Amazon.com "returns and orders" do not load

Amazon.com works on Firefox on my second desktop computer and on my iPhone. It does not work properly on my primary desktop, this one It does work on my desktop using … (read more)

Amazon.com works on Firefox on my second desktop computer and on my iPhone. It does not work properly on my primary desktop, this one It does work on my desktop using Edge. Everything in Amazon.com works on this desktop except I cannot view my previous orders, the link in the upper right corner ""returns and orders." It begins to load but the orders do not load. I cannot see any of them.

I uninstalled Firefox, ran Ccleaner to clean the registry, then it's Health feature, I probably should have restarted after doing that.

I installed a new download of Firefox twice; it fails.

Asked by nantucketbob 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago