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Принуждение к обновлению плагина Flash. Как убрать?

Все знаем, что обновления Flash приходят довольно часто, но все эти обновления крайне незначительны. Вопрос, как убрать очень навязчивое оповещение о обновлении планига? … (read more)

Все знаем, что обновления Flash приходят довольно часто, но все эти обновления крайне незначительны. Вопрос, как убрать очень навязчивое оповещение о обновлении планига?

Asked by thef0x 5 years ago

Last reply by guigs 5 years ago

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Flash Player version not synchronized between Plugin Check and Add-ons Manager.

I have recently encountered an interesting error with my browser, in that trying to update Flash to 16.0.0.305 (the latest version), the browser tells me it's already up … (read more)

I have recently encountered an interesting error with my browser, in that trying to update Flash to 16.0.0.305 (the latest version), the browser tells me it's already up to date on the Add-ons manager page. BUT then I go to Plugin-Check and it shows a "vulnerable" 16.0.0.257 Flash.

Plugin Check: http://puu.sh/fBNWT.png Add-ons Manager: http://puu.sh/fBO0d.png

The actual Adobe website isn't working for me and hasn't worked in over a month, it shows just a blank page: http://puu.sh/fBO53.png

I'm trying to update to alleviate a problem with a few websites I use that constantly show the "A script in this movie is causing Adobe Flash Player to run slowly. Continuing to let this script run may cause your computer to become unresponsive." dialog box. (Not a Firefox message, this is an actual Flash message.) It's annoying because I have yet to find out how to disable it, it's wrong because I know full well the website is optimized, and it freezes my whole browser for minutes at the time. Clicking "cancel" hangs the browser for a few seconds, and then the message just reappears. (Tested in Firefox, IE, and Chrome) Any Flash gurus out there with knowledge on how to completely disable this message...? I'm hoping that updating will help, but with no way to tell which version I'm actually running, I'm stuck.

Asked by trip_dering 6 years ago

Last reply by Bob Jersey 5 years ago

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Plugin "Update Now" button takes me to a blocked Add-on page instead.

Hello all, I am very confused and disappointed with using Firefox dealing with outdated plugins. Everytime I go to the plugin manager, I can easily see that there's a lin… (read more)

Hello all, I am very confused and disappointed with using Firefox dealing with outdated plugins. Everytime I go to the plugin manager, I can easily see that there's a link that said "Update now". I was expecting to take me to the plugin's website prompting me to download the latest plugin, instead, I was redirected to one of your site that described why the plugin was blocked.

So in short, when I clicked on Update Now, I was expecting to go to a link from adobe website for the flash plugin, instead I was redirected to this website instead - https://blocklist.addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/p178

Now can anyone tell me if this is a issue between linking to the correct website or just simply misunderstanding the word "Update Now"?

I also happen to find this link below very misleading; The instruction clearly stated that there's suppose to be a button that said "Update", but where exactly? On that webpage? In a different form window? In another website page? Please make this instruction more clear and understandable. - https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/?utm_source=firefox-browser&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_campaign=plugincheck-update

Regards, Regretful.

Asked by regretful123 6 years ago

Last reply by frugal 5 years ago

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Why does my FF v28 - v35 use more and more OS RAM over time even when I only have a couple of tabs open (and no Flash™)

Title says it all. Ever since FF 28, the amount of RAM used in windows, as reported goes steadily up over time? I'm currently using FF 35 (yes, it's upgraded, the 'update… (read more)

Title says it all.

Ever since FF 28, the amount of RAM used in windows, as reported goes steadily up over time?

I'm currently using FF 35 (yes, it's upgraded, the 'update' button does nothing.)

Case in point, just today, I went to work in the morning, and my OS reported Firefox RAM usage at 787,943k

My computer (and browser) sat idle for nearly 12 hours, but when I returned, the OS reported that usage was now 1,356,989k. This is with scripts turned off and Flash disabled. I did a quick about:memory, saved the current profile, and ran all the GC, CC, and MMU. Did another profile save and ran the comparison. I then refreshed ALL my tabs and ran and saved another profile. Did another one after resetting FF completely shortly thereafter.

While the internal profiles in Firefox reported that the GC, CC, and MMU did decrease the amount of RAM used, the reported RAM usage by the OS barely fluctuated. I bookmarked my currently open tab sessions, and closed all but 1 tab (the default 'about Firefox' page) - the RAM usage was still over 1GB. Only after closing the entire program and reloading the previous session did the reported RAM usage by the OS decrease by any significant margin.

This has been a significant problem since update 28 and onward. I used 3.5 for as long as the internet allowed me to before it locked me out of things like Flash updates. I eventually updated to FF30, and that's when I noticed this systemic problem with the program - eventually I rolled back versions slowly over several weeks one by one, until I hit FF 27. At that point, this (what can only be described as a) significant memory leak slowed to a trickle. And I have been browsing with FF27 ever since.

In the last two weeks, Firefox has been very rudely locking me out of proper page loading due to 'out of date Flash' EVEN THOUGH I HAVE AUTO-UPDATE TURNED OFF - I have it turned off for a reason - I'll update when I want to, not when forced to by an invasive external programing(programmer) telling my browser to ignore my wishes. Turns out the latest Flash update won't install over FF 27. This forced my hand, and now I've been running FF35 (fully updated) with very disappointing and terrible results.

Thread after thread after thread of users complaining of the same problem in every major version (28 until now) have been met with "Must be user error" or blindly throwing the " https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-ram " link up on the screen without even so much as reading the actual problem. I especially love the "you should update, that'll fix it" or the "yeah, that will be fixed in the next update", and it hasn't been fixed in ANY update since FF 27 - and honestly - it's been going on to a lesser degree since at least FF 18 or FF 19, but I remember for certain before that.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011071 discusses this exact problem in much more detail than I've given - but is mostly ignored by people who, once again, blame the user, or forcefully suggest that very much useless in this case https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-ram link. I've tried the information on that thread for every major release, but to no avail.

There is a severe disconnect with what Firefox's internal measurements of RAM usage are, versus what is reported by the OS. This usage goes up all the time, on it's own, with no interaction from me. Eventually forcing me to restart Firefox altogether once it reaches the 1.8GB range or so (which kills the rest of my computer's performance, until I do so) every 36-48 hours.

I'm running a 64bit windows OS with 8GB of RAM, 74.3% of my 2TB primary disk drive array free, and the most up-to-date commercially available video drivers.

The only addons I run (and even when they, too, are turned off, it makes no difference - I can watch it happen either way) are: Block Site (fully updated) Google Privacy (fully updated) and YesScript 2.0 (fully updated)

I do NOT run No Script or any of the other major larger script blockers, as they've become too bloated, essentially negating themselves. And Firefox is automatically blocking Flash right now (even though I have updates turned off - seriously, OFF mean OFF) after I updated to FF35. So yeah, not using flash right now, either - I am waiting on updating flash so I can see how well I can browse without it.

For whatever reason, even though Firefox *thinks* it's releasing RAM back to the OS, it's not actually doing so, or doing only a small fraction of it. I'm starting to run Firefox less and less in favor of Chrome and Safari (I haven't decided which one yet). Mozilla Firefox has been my favorite browser for nearly a decade - and I don't really want to have to give it up over such a fixable but serious performance hit.

Asked by Kyrros 6 years ago

Last reply by dannyboy950 5 years ago

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Local MP4 files always open in Firefox embedded video player

I believe prior to Firefox 35 I was able to open local links to mp4 files and Firefox would prompt me for what to do (Open, Save, etc.). Now local links to mp4 files alwa… (read more)

I believe prior to Firefox 35 I was able to open local links to mp4 files and Firefox would prompt me for what to do (Open, Save, etc.). Now local links to mp4 files always open in the embedded Firefox video player with no option to do otherwise. I have tried setting 'media.windows-media-foundation.enabled' to 'false' and it has no effect on local links to mp4 files. All other common video formats that I have tested (e.g. avi, mpg, wmv) prompt me for what to do, as is the expected behavior.

To reproduce:

1.) Enter in url: file://///path/to/video.mp4 2.) Observe that the file opens in the embedded video player with no option to do otherwise

Asked by thejusme 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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remove mouse junk

http://www74.zippyshare.com/v/CIa48K0S/file.html See printscreen. After a recent Firefox update, junk appeared on top of my mouse, blocking my normal usage: arrows, star,… (read more)

http://www74.zippyshare.com/v/CIa48K0S/file.html

See printscreen. After a recent Firefox update, junk appeared on top of my mouse, blocking my normal usage: arrows, star, etc. How can I get rid of this please, I never asked for it, it's interfering in my personal use of my mouse the way I prefer to use it.

Thank you.

Asked by KayBlogger 5 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 years ago

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Click link in Outlook starts new process instead of opening link

I have the same issue as the one mentioned in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1004390 I'm on 35.0.1 and have tried other issues to resolve this. As you can se… (read more)

I have the same issue as the one mentioned in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1004390

I'm on 35.0.1 and have tried other issues to resolve this.

As you can see from the process explorer (attached image), there's the "real" Firefox process (the first one) that has a Window, but every time I click on a link from within Outlook, it causes a _new_ process that has no window and doesn't do anything (the second Firefox in the attached image).

Thoughts?

ted

Asked by jitterted 6 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How can I make Firefox stop reopening previous tabs?

Software: Windows 7 and Firefox 35.0.1 (previously 39) Problem: When I open a window, I want to start a fresh browsing session. But Firefox instead reopens all the tabs f… (read more)

Software: Windows 7 and Firefox 35.0.1 (previously 39)

Problem: When I open a window, I want to start a fresh browsing session. But Firefox instead reopens all the tabs from a previous browsing session. Seems like an easy fix, right? Well, I've taken a number of reasonable measures to fix this and it persists!

What I've already tried: I've selected the option to not reopen tabs on restart. Problem persists. I've selected option to delete all browsing history on close. This appeared to work, but when I changed the setting back, Firefox reopens tabs from before I told it to delete browsing history. Clearly it didn't really delete. I've selected option to go to my homepage on opening. It starts to go to homepage, but then replaces it with my old tabs! I've even uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and THE PREVIOUS TABS ARE STILL THERE!!

Please help me if you can. This is driving me absolutely crazy. (Thanks)

Asked by jdickert 5 years ago

Last reply by Adriel 5 years ago

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How to import java code signing certificate in Firefox 38

I tried importing java code signing certificate in Firefox 38. option > advanced > certificate > view certificate > under personal tab > import (certificat… (read more)

I tried importing java code signing certificate in Firefox 38. option > advanced > certificate > view certificate > under personal tab > import (certificate in .pfx)

It list the certificate in there. When i launch the oracle application and then forms windows it says application blocked by security settings message.

I am successful in IE 9.0 after importing the certificate.

Asked by rajesh_parthasarathy 5 years ago

Last reply by guigs 5 years ago

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Adobe Flash Player Making Firefox Crash/Hang

So, I've been having this issue for sometime now. I went through all the help pages, read through all the different ones on Mozilla support and Adobe's official forums, a… (read more)

So, I've been having this issue for sometime now. I went through all the help pages, read through all the different ones on Mozilla support and Adobe's official forums, and I haven't been able to stop it from crashing.

It started around a month ago, and I've just been trying to deal with it, but it has gotten to a ridiculous level of hanging. It almost never crashes, but it hangs indefinitely making me have to end it in the process area of the Windows Task Manager. It hangs when I open a new tab, when I'm mid-video, when I just leave it for too long, and randomly whenever it feels like it. And each time it looks different.

I also have some of my most recent crashes here if they are helpful:

bp-c108d7aa-e837-44f0-a5a6-b5cf52150224 2/23/2015

0508ff2b-b5b0-4c70-b73b-934819e6e224 2/23/2015

c90683a9-2287-4a19-a619-e1efdef4c747 2/22/2015

b0fb5635-f384-4997-956c-94e1856fa53e 2/21/2015

dacfbdc8-1265-43cd-930e-8c6097c191cd 2/19/2015

EDIT: Here are the 5 newest ones since he said 7-10 this will make a total of 10 now.

d6d9738e-2bc0-44d1-8ada-23e8b622961f 2/25/2015

ce931c1e-6fd1-4967-9db2-086a44616c20 2/25/2015

d40a05b6-1639-42ca-9cb0-c883d649f1a8 2/24/2015

1c8fd87a-89c4-414f-b828-f9f346e36a45 2/24/2015

bp-d3ce79cb-c45e-44ca-8d7e-0f96c2150224 2/23/2015

Asked by Chazzen 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Firefox is not registering that I have updated to the newest version. How can I make is recognize this?

Every time I use the browser it says that I need the same update. I do it and restart firefox and it still says I need the update. I look in the update history and it doe… (read more)

Every time I use the browser it says that I need the same update. I do it and restart firefox and it still says I need the update. I look in the update history and it doesn't show that the update was ever done, but I have watched it update and give me the message that it updated at least 15 times. I am using a macbook pro.

Asked by kmr208 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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How can I stop getting the "file is safe" message when I start Firefox?

locking as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1063676 I recently downloaded a program called evernote. Since then, I am getting the popup notice … (read more)

locking as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1063676


I recently downloaded a program called evernote. Since then, I am getting the popup notice that evernote.exe is safe each time I start firefox. I appreciated getting it the first time to be sure it was safe (it seems to be a Norton warning), but now I get it every time. Is there a way to turn that off?

Thanks! TN

Asked by TaylorNorth1 6 years ago

Last reply by TaylorNorth1 6 years ago

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How to install multiple Firefox versions

For many years I'm using Firefox on several versions of Mac OS X. Due to compatibility reasons I have to keep the latest 3.6.28 and I would like to use the latest version… (read more)

For many years I'm using Firefox on several versions of Mac OS X. Due to compatibility reasons I have to keep the latest 3.6.28 and I would like to use the latest version.

Until version 35.0.1 there was not a problem at all to have multiple versions installed. The problem started with 36.x and also remains with the very latest 38.0.

Problem: all booksmarks disappear when switching between versions. Browser history also disappears. How to reproduce the problem: I'm launching the old version 3.x, all booksmarks are there. Then I'm shutting down 3.x. Then I'm launching the latest version 36.x or 37.x or 38.x and all booksmarks are still there. Then I'm shutting down this version. Back to 3.x all bookmarks are gone. In any FF version.

I need to recover the Firefox folder in the Application Folder to get back to the 35.0.1.

Any help would be really appreciated.

Best Wishes from Germany,

Boris

Asked by McPrell 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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How can I make mp4 videos play in Firefox?

YouTube works fine. Other websites play videos, no problem. But then I'll go to a website and see a message that the video is either corrupt or is not supported. When I s… (read more)

YouTube works fine. Other websites play videos, no problem. But then I'll go to a website and see a message that the video is either corrupt or is not supported. When I search for how to play mp4 in Firefox I end up at this site: http://www.jwplayer.com/blog/the-state-of-html5-firefox-now-supports-mp4/ With the huge headline Firefox Now Supports MP4. No, it ****ing doesn't! A bit frustrated, because everywhere I look for help on this, I either come across pages saying it should work, Firefox supports mp4 etc, OR forums where it's webmakers asking the question and then the solution is something wrong in their coding - which doesn't help me, the lonely end user. When I go to this suggested test site: http://techslides.com/demos/sample-videos/small.mp4 I get the error message: Video can't be played because the file is corrupt. No, it's not. I can download it and play it on WinAmp. When I go to this suggested test site: http://www.html5videoplayer.net/html5video/mp4-h-264-video-test/ I get the error: No video with supported format and MIME type found. Huh? Again, I can download and play it fine. But Firefox won't play it. Soooooo Is there a fix in the wind? Is there something I can tweak or change to make Firefox recognize and play this stuff? Is there a plugin/extension/addon that I need to download to play mp4? If this is a known problem that is going to be fixed eventually, is there something I can do as a substitute (ie a plugin for now)? Because it seems like the only alternative is to abandon Firefox and start using Chrome, which has no problem with the above-mentioned videos.

Asked by StickBoy 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago