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Firefox Crashes Every Time When Opened

Hi. For the past few days, Firefox crashes every time it is opened. Please advise how I resolve this issue. Thanks very much. AdapterDeviceID: 0x1616 AdapterDriverVersio… (read more)

Hi. For the past few days, Firefox crashes every time it is opened. Please advise how I resolve this issue. Thanks very much.


AdapterDeviceID: 0x1616 AdapterDriverVersion: 20.19.15.4549 AdapterSubsysID: 00000000 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 Add-ons: doh-rollout%40mozilla.org:2.0.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.0,webcompat%40mozilla.org:19.0.0,default-theme%40mozilla.org:1.1,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.1,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.1 AvailablePageFile: 6019948544 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 1241309184 AvailableVirtualMemory: 138531290202112 BIOS_Manufacturer: Insyde BreakpadReserveAddress: 2295517675520 BreakpadReserveSize: 83886080 BuildID: 20210222142601 CPUMicrocodeVersion: 0x2b ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 6 CrashTime: 1614172847 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 ExperimentalFeatures: browser.startup.homepage.abouthome_cache.enabled,network.cookie.sameSite.laxByDefault,network.cookie.sameSite.noneRequiresSecure,network.cookie.sameSite.schemeful,layout.css.constructable-stylesheets.enabled,layout.css.focus-visible.enabled,layout.css.grid-template-masonry-value.enabled,devtools.inspector.color-scheme-simulation.enabled,devtools.inspector.compatibility.enabled,devtools.webconsole.input.context,devtools.debugger.features.windowless-service-workers,fission.autostart,network.http.http3.enabled,image.avif.enabled,media.videocontrols.picture-in-picture.allow-multiple,print.tab_modal.enabled,dom.input_events.beforeinput.enabled,dom.forms.inputmode,network.preload,dom.webgpu.enabled,privacy.webrtc.globalMuteToggles FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600889344 FramePoisonSize: 65536 GPUProcessLaunchCount: 2 GPUProcessStatus: Destroyed GraphicsCriticalError: |[0]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.502) |[1]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.502) |[2][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.662) |[3][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=235.662) |[4][GFX1-]: GPU process disabled after 2 attempts (t=456.282) |[5]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[6]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[7][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[8][GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[9]CP+[GFX1-]: Receive IPC close with reason=AbnormalShutdown (t=456.282) |[10][GFX1-]: Compositors might be mixed (5,1) (t=456.442) InstallTime: 1614171546 LauncherProcessState: 0 MemoryErrorCorrection: None ModuleSignatureInfo: {"Microsoft Windows":["DWrite.dll","kernel32.dll","ntdll.dll"],"Mozilla Corporation":["firefox.exe","xul.dll"]} Notes: FP(D00-L1000-W00001000-T000) DWrite? DWrite+ WR? WR+ OMTP? OMTP+3 ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 504 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1614172771 SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 70 TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20210222142601","version":"86.0","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"86.0","platformVersion":"86.0","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-msvc","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":4011,"virtualMaxMB":134217728,"cpu":{"count":4,"cores":2,"vendor":"GenuineIntel","family":6,"model":61,"stepping":4,"l2cacheKB":256,"l3cacheKB":3072,"speedMHz":1995,"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2","hasAVX","hasAVX2","hasAES"]},"os":{"installYear":2020,"hasSuperfetch":true,"hasPrefetch":true,"name":"Windows_NT","version":"10.0","locale":"en-MY","servicePackMajor":0,"servicePackMinor":0,"windowsBuildNumber":18363,"windowsUBR":1379},"hdd":{"binary":{"model":"HGST HTS545050A7E680","revision":"GR2OA350","type":"HDD"},"profile":{"model":"HGST HTS545050A7E680","revision":"GR2OA350","type":"HDD"},"system":{"model":"HGST HTS545050A7E680","revision":"GR2OA350","type":"HDD"}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":true,"DWriteEnabled":true,"ContentBackend":"Skia","Headless":false,"EmbeddedInFirefoxReality":false,"adapters":[{"description":"Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500","vendorID":"0x8086","deviceID":"0x1616","subsysID":"00000000","RAM":0,"driver":"igdumdim64 igd10iumd64 igd10iumd64 igd12umd64 igdumdim32 igd10iumd32 igd10iumd32 igd12umd32","driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":"20.19.15.4549","driverDate":"11-10-2016","GPUActive":true}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":1366,"screenHeight":768,"refreshRate":60,"pseudoDisplay":false}],"features":{"compositor":"basic","hwCompositing":{"status":"blocked:GPU_PROCESS_FALLBACK_TO_SOFTWARE"},"gpuProcess":{"status":"failed"},"wrQualified":{"status":"available"},"webrender":{"status":"unavailable:FEATURE_FAILURE_GPU_PROCESS_DISABLED"},"wrCompositor":{"status":"available"},"wrSoftware":{"status":"denied"},"openglCompositing":{"status":"unused"},"omtp":{"status":"available"},"advancedLayers":{"status":"blocked:FEATURE_BLOCKED_BY_WEBRENDER_USAGE"},"d3d11":{"status":"blocked:GPU_PROCESS_FALLBACK_TO_SOFTWARE"},"d2d":{"status":"blocked:GPU_PROCESS_FALLBACK_TO_SOFTWARE","version":"1.1"}}},"appleModelId":null,"sec":{"antivirus":["Avira Antivirus"],"antispyware":null,"firewall":["COMODO Firewall","Windows Firewall"]},"isWow64":false,"isWowARM64":false},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":8,"fissionEnabled":false,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"en-US","intl":{"requestedLocales":["en-US"],"availableLocales":["en-US"],"appLocales":["en-US"],"systemLocales":["en-MY","en-US"],"regionalPrefsLocales":["en-MY"],"acceptLanguages":["en-US","en"]},"update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true,"autoDownload":true},"userPrefs":{"browser.search.region":"MY","browser.search.widget.inNavBar":false,"widget.content.allow-gtk-dark-theme":false,"widget.content.gtk-high-contrast.enabled":true},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":6},"launcherProcessState":0,"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":false,"attribution":{"campaign":"%2528not%2Bset%2529","content":"%2528not%2Bset%2529","experiment":"%2528not%2Bset%2529","medium":"referral","source":"www.bing.com","ua":"edge","variation":"%2528not%2Bset%2529"},"defaultSearchEngine":"google-b-d","defaultSearchEngineData":{"loadPath":"[other]addEngineWithDetails:google@search.mozilla.org","name":"Google","origin":"default","submissionURL":"https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q="}},"profile":{"creationDate":18682,"firstUseDate":18682},"addons":{"activeAddons":{"doh-rollout@mozilla.org":{"version":"2.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18680,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"This used to be a Mozilla add-on that supported the roll-out of DoH, but now only exists as a stub t","name":"DoH Roll-Out","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18680},"formautofill@mozilla.org":{"version":"1.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18680,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":null,"name":"Form Autofill","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18680},"screenshots@mozilla.org":{"version":"39.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18680,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Take clips and screenshots from the Web and save them temporarily or permanently.","name":"Firefox Screenshots","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18680},"webcompat@mozilla.org":{"version":"19.0.0","scope":1,"type":"extension","updateDay":18680,"isSystem":true,"isWebExtension":true,"multiprocessCompatible":true,"blocklisted":false,"description":"Urgent post-release fixes for web compatibility.","name":"Web Compatibility Interventions","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18680}},"theme":{"id":"default-theme@mozilla.org","blocklisted":false,"description":"A theme with the operating system color scheme.","name":"Default","userDisabled":false,"appDisabled":false,"version":"1.1","scope":4,"foreignInstall":false,"hasBinaryComponents":false,"installDay":18682,"updateDay":18682},"activePlugins":[],"activeGMPlugins":{"gmp-gmpopenh264":{"version":null,"userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1},"gmp-widevinecdm":{"version":null,"userDisabled":false,"applyBackgroundUpdates":1}}},"experiments":{"bug-1683348-rollout-tab-modal-print-ui-roll-out-release-84-85":{"branch":"active","type":"normandy-prefrollout","enrollmentId":"2530f6bf-b7ac-45ba-81a8-cf4cf648f427"},"bug-1691496-pref-activity-stream-pocket-new-tab-logged-out-save-on-release-86-86":{"branch":"variant_c","type":"normandy-exp","enrollmentId":"ec36a765-bd09-4bce-a8d5-5a3f11d2d336"}}} ThreadIdNameMapping: 11076:"IPC I/O Parent",1756:"Timer",12032:"Link Monitor #1",11280:"Socket Thread",11720:"Permission",10164:"JS Watchdog",10916:"JS Helper",8632:"JS Helper",6048:"JS Helper",7796:"JS Helper",12260:"IPC Launch",7140:"WindowsVsyncThread",6028:"Compositor",10996:"ImageIO",10404:"IPDL Background",7312:"TRR Background",2336:"Cache2 I/O",8656:"Cookie",3888:"Worker Launcher",12124:"DOM Worker",8060:"QuotaManager IO",10848:"IndexedDB #1",5404:"StyleThread#1",8200:"StyleThread#0",9064:"StyleThread#2",4696:"ImageBridgeChld",10464:"GMPThread",8536:"ProcessHangMon",7716:"TaskController Thread #0",9404:"TaskController Thread #1",8996:"TaskController Thread #2",10780:"Untrusted Modules",8124:"BackgroundThreadPool #2",11904:"ProxyResolution",6300:"Cache I/O",2972:"BgIOThreadPool #1",8688:"DNS Resolver #1",11156:"DNS Resolver #2",3860:"HTML5 Parser",11408:"mozStorage #1",7808:"DNS Resolver #3",932:"mozStorage #2",11112:"mozStorage #3",11104:"DOM Worker",2936:"localStorage DB",7712:"localStorage DB",2212:"SSL Cert #1",6484:"StreamTrans #5",11244:"URL Classifier",11296:"StreamTrans #6",10928:"COM MTA",7344:"IndexedDB #6",228:"StreamTrans #7",9732:"mozStorage #4",11776:"DOM Worker",5988:"StreamTrans #8",12152:"SaveScripts",12072:"PlayEventSound", Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 9574559744 TotalPhysicalMemory: 4205850624 TotalVirtualMemory: 140737488224256 URL: about:crashes UptimeTS: 754.25227 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 86.0 Winsock_LSP: Hyper-V RAW : 2 : 34 : 1 : 1 : 0x20026 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 1234191b-4bf7-4ca7-86e0-dfd7c32b5445

AF_UNIX : 2 : 1 : 1 : 0 : 0x20026 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : a00943d9-9c2e-4633-9b59-0057a3160994 
MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IP] : 2 : 2 : 1 : 6 : 0x20066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : e70f1aa0-ab8b-11cf-8ca3-00805f48a192 
MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IP] : 2 : 2 : 2 : 17 : 0x20609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : e70f1aa0-ab8b-11cf-8ca3-00805f48a192 
MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IP] : 2 : 2 : 3 : 0 : 0x20609 : 0xc : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : e70f1aa0-ab8b-11cf-8ca3-00805f48a192 
MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IPv6] : 2 : 23 : 1 : 6 : 0x20066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : f9eab0c0-26d4-11d0-bbbf-00aa006c34e4 
MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IPv6] : 2 : 23 : 2 : 17 : 0x20609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : f9eab0c0-26d4-11d0-bbbf-00aa006c34e4 
MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IPv6] : 2 : 23 : 3 : 0 : 0x20609 : 0xc : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : f9eab0c0-26d4-11d0-bbbf-00aa006c34e4 
RSVP TCPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 23 : 1 : 6 : 0x22066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
RSVP TCP Service Provider : 2 : 2 : 1 : 6 : 0x22066 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
RSVP UDPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 23 : 2 : 17 : 0x22609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
RSVP UDP Service Provider : 2 : 2 : 2 : 17 : 0x22609 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9d60a9e0-337a-11d0-bd88-0000c082e69a 
MSAFD L2CAP [Bluetooth] : 2 : 32 : 1 : 256 : 0x20006 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9fc48064-7298-43e4-b7bd-181f2089792a 
MSAFD RfComm [Bluetooth] : 2 : 32 : 1 : 3 : 0x20026 : 0x8 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll :  : 9fc48064-7298-43e4-b7bd-181f2089792a

useragent_locale: en-US

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by avxtp 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

Firefox browser doesn't open in Win7 64bit

Hello everyone I re-install my win7 recently. I can get the firefox browser installed whitout any errors but it doesn't open. However I can see it's open in task manager… (read more)

Hello everyone I re-install my win7 recently. I can get the firefox browser installed whitout any errors but it doesn't open. However I can see it's open in task manager in processes tab. what would be the problem? please advise

Asked by Sal 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Webpages do not load nor does the option menu

Firefox opens with a blank page and does not load any websites. The options menu does not come up either. Other browsers work fine. Tried troubleshooting by restarting,… (read more)

Firefox opens with a blank page and does not load any websites. The options menu does not come up either.

Other browsers work fine. Tried troubleshooting by restarting, refreshing, reinstalling, restarting in safe mode, scanning for malware.

Asked by vvarkey75 10 months ago

Answered by vvarkey75 10 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 10 months ago

Last reply by elliotlandes 9 months ago

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The reCAPTCHA is not loaded (blocked).

I noticed that on ALL sites where the reCAPTCHA from Google should be loaded, with the Enhanced Tracking Protection enabled, the captcha is not loaded. I reported to each… (read more)

I noticed that on ALL sites where the reCAPTCHA from Google should be loaded, with the Enhanced Tracking Protection enabled, the captcha is not loaded. I reported to each such site through the Message about a breakdown due to blocking, but it did not help. This should be corrected if possible.

Asked by yuri.sokolov.89 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Your organization controls this browser

Hi, I have tried all day trying to get rid - of SaveFrom.net Helper - no luck. Latest Firefox running on latest Win.10. So frustrating, tried all sorts of tricks and noth… (read more)

Hi, I have tried all day trying to get rid - of SaveFrom.net Helper - no luck. Latest Firefox running on latest Win.10. So frustrating, tried all sorts of tricks and nothing works Cheers,

GregT

Asked by gtcountry 3 months ago

Answered by gtcountry 3 months ago

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Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site

Ever since I started using Firefox which was months ago, I've been getting this "Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site" page multiple times a day when opening links… (read more)

Ever since I started using Firefox which was months ago, I've been getting this "Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site" page multiple times a day when opening links to various websites. Refreshing the page makes it load correctly. I've tried troubleshooting this in the past but didn't spend too much effort, but enough is enough. Things I have tried:

  • Disabling all extensions
  • Disabling hardware acceleration
  • I am using the default theme so there's nothing to disable there
  • Clearing the cache
  • Checking my internet connection (I'm connected and everything else works)
  • Flushing my DNS
  • Resetting Windows, which included reinstalling Firefox (I did this to fix something else, but still)
  • Disabling IPv6 and DNS prefetching
  • I am not using a Proxy

I feel like I've tried everything. What else can I do?

Asked by ederyaviv 2 months ago

Answered by ederyaviv 1 month ago

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Google search page functions broken.

When I go to google.com and do a search the results page has the "tools" button but it does not work. The "people also ask" categories are also broken (they will not expa… (read more)

When I go to google.com and do a search the results page has the "tools" button but it does not work. The "people also ask" categories are also broken (they will not expand), and, if I click the "images" filter button to view images associated with my search it either shows no images (or only a few images) and a bunch of blank boxes. I have found that if I hold the shift key and click the reload button everything is back and working properly until the next time I do a google.com search, then it is back to the same odd behavior. So, my assumption here is that either a cookie or some site data is corrupting the results page for my search. Running Firefox 92.0 (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Dell machine and everything was working fine until about two months ago. Also, Chrome does not show the same behavior. BTW. I have also done everything I have found that was recommended to fix Firefox issues with Google search. Run Firefox in private mode, run without plugins, changed themes, created new profile, I even completely uninstalled Firefox and did a clean install all with the same results. Any help is appreciated. It is almost got me ready to move back to Chrome.

Asked by b.j.p.5252 2 months ago

Answered by dveditz 2 months ago

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Position: static print problem

Hi All, My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print… (read more)

Hi All,

My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print in order. All browser had this messed up for many years but I'm sure Firefox had this fixed for awhile. In version 82.0.3 this is messed up again, footer prints at the top of 1st page.

Is this a printing bug? Or, do I misunderstand position static?

Why can't it print as shown on screen, What you see is what you get?


Thank you for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Private windows

Just upgraded to latest version for windows 10. Accidentally checked the box that says to Run in private windows. Now Firefox will only open websites in Private Windows… (read more)

Just upgraded to latest version for windows 10. Accidentally checked the box that says to Run in private windows. Now Firefox will only open websites in Private Windows. How do I fix this issue?

Asked by thomas_lewis713 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

Firefox 89.0.2 installer locks-up

Hi, I upgrade Firefox to 89.0.2 from the previous version. The installer "locked-up" during the installation process. I am using Win 7 on a Dell Inspiron 64-bit laptop … (read more)

Hi, I upgrade Firefox to 89.0.2 from the previous version. The installer "locked-up" during the installation process. I am using Win 7 on a Dell Inspiron 64-bit laptop (2017) with plenty of memory. Never had problems before. The installer locks and I have to stop it via Windows Task Manager (setup.exe *32). I have reloaded the "Firefox Setup 89.0.2.exe" file several times, reloaded the previous version... no avail. It locks up. I tried to start the Firefox even if not fully installed, using Firefox.exe It stated that it did not close properly and to "refresh", which I did, the program browser started after saying "success", but then stopped responding (screen locked-up) while showing me the usual Firefox screen (i.e. with all my previous opened tabs, bookmarks...) After having deleted the program manually from its location, reloading it several times - the same issues took place. Can someone help, me? Thank you, Ciao, L

Asked by Lancelot 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Firefox displays blank pages

Hello all, Although I have just updated Firefox to the last version hoping that the problem might be solved, after using the browser for a while and I google searching so… (read more)

Hello all,

Although I have just updated Firefox to the last version hoping that the problem might be solved, after using the browser for a while and I google searching something, I get a blank page that does not load. Accessing other websites (bookmarked pages) might work sometimes though, but accessing the home page (google, google translate) just displays a blank page, no error message. I have started Mozilla in safe mode (troubleshooting mode) and the problem persists.

I have already deleted cookies, created a new profile, and reinstalled Mozilla and nothing seemed to work. The behavior is rather unpredictable and odd as I could not identify a pattern for the instances it happens. Exiting the browser and restarting it seems to solve the problem for the moment and then the behavior reoccurs. Also, sometimes after getting blank pages, taking a break or just using other browsers the problem is solved by itself temporarily. This does not happen when accessing Microsoft Edge.

Asked by anca.suciu 3 months ago

Last reply by anca.suciu 3 months ago

Bitdefender: suspicious connection blocked involving Firefox - signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net

Each morning, when I first cold boot my computer, the moment I open my Firefox browser, I receive numerous (10+) identical error messages from Bitdefender: Suspicious con… (read more)

Each morning, when I first cold boot my computer, the moment I open my Firefox browser, I receive numerous (10+) identical error messages from Bitdefender:

Suspicious connection blocked: Feature: Online Threat Prevention

firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an unmatching security certificate to content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since the used certificate was issued for a different web address than the targeted one.

Question: Is this ACTUALLY coming from Firefox? If so, please match your security certificates! If that's impossible due to a technical issue, then please email me your confirmation so that I can add an exception to Bitdefender.

Question: If it's not coming from Firefox, please email me, letting me know what additional system information you require so that we can get to the bottom of who/what is masquerading as Firefox while attempting to establish an unauthorized Internet connection from my computer.

HP Envy laptop, Windows 10 OS, latest update.

This has been occurring for several months.

Thank you for your time.

Asked by swamper 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

90.0.2 to 94.0.1 window-update problems

[Edited: Point (1) is now serious. Point (2) can be ignored. I have edited the question title to indicate that it still occurs in version 94.0.1. My latest post in this t… (read more)

[Edited: Point (1) is now serious. Point (2) can be ignored. I have edited the question title to indicate that it still occurs in version 94.0.1. My latest post in this thread identifies another symptom of the update problem]

I have been automatically updated to 90.0.2 on several machines (most 64-bit Windows 7), but there appear to be problems with the latest version. I can't see evidence that these have already been reported.

1) Window update. When the browser window comes to the fore (top of the z-order), or when resurrecting from a minimized state, it does not redraw the whole window. Usually, half is missing. However, a cursor-move event while over the window triggers a redraw.

2) I have just experienced CAPTCHA issues trying to get into an gov.ie website. Instead of showing me text to enter into the field, it just showed a gray square. However ,the same challenge works OK in Chrome (i.e. it's not a problem with the site itself).

Are these known issues? Is there a way to regress to the previous version?

Asked by ACProctor 4 months ago

Last reply by ACProctor 1 week ago

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Firefox crashes when I open Netflix or Amazon Prime Video

I have an older PC but it was working fine with Netflix and Prime Video until this latest update (v89.0). It seems that when I try to go to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video … (read more)

I have an older PC but it was working fine with Netflix and Prime Video until this latest update (v89.0). It seems that when I try to go to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video the browser crashes almost instantly, and usually shuts my whole computer off. It doesn't go to a blue screen, the computer just decides it's time to reboot. Now again, I'm using an older machine (and I can't afford a new one), but this was never a problem until this latest version of Firefox.

I am also not a fan of the aesthetics in this version and I'm wondering if I can revert back to an older version where the crashing was less frequent. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by do.not.email.me 5 months ago

Answered by do.not.email.me 5 months ago

How to submit feedback about Firefox

Yes, you read it right. I want to submit a feedback about the Firefox browser and it looks like it is not possible. When I go to the menu Help -> Submit Feedback optio… (read more)

Yes, you read it right. I want to submit a feedback about the Firefox browser and it looks like it is not possible.

When I go to the menu Help -> Submit Feedback option, it redirects me ti this site https://mozilla.crowdicity.com/ where you cannot submit any feedback, you can only submit ideas.

What the hell?

Asked by gyokzoli 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago