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Firefox experiences prolonged freezing every time I open the browser for the first time.

Like the title states, every time I open Firefox the application freezes for about thirty seconds to a minute at a time. This is highly inconvenient and annoying. I've re… (read more)

Like the title states, every time I open Firefox the application freezes for about thirty seconds to a minute at a time. This is highly inconvenient and annoying. I've reset Firefox completely and the issue was not fixed, as well as doing a clean install. Because of how often and consistent the problem has been, I've had trouble finding out the source of this issue. This has been an issue for at minimum a month, most likely longer but my first mention of it to one of my friends was a month ago.

Asked by alyssaclairestrawn 2 hours ago

XUL Runner Pop Up Information Message

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!". Is… (read more)

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!".

Is there a fix for this?

Thank you.

Asked by vwilyard 2 months ago

Last reply by vwilyard 2 hours ago

Firefox browser

Firefox very slow, hangs or not responding on Windows 10 after last update late November 2022 to version ? 107.0.1. I am an end user, not versed in IT. I have used Firefo… (read more)

Firefox very slow, hangs or not responding on Windows 10 after last update late November 2022 to version ? 107.0.1. I am an end user, not versed in IT. I have used Firefox as a fast and safe browser for approximately 20 years and with Adblock Plus for over 10 years. Previously once I refreshed or reloaded Firefox it wiped out my navigation bar and bookmarks. Some friends have said that this is a tactic to encourage change to the for-profit paid version. Also when this happens I get a window for reporting the problem to Microsoft which hangs indefinitely and I have to close it. Again is this a tactic from Microsoft to get me to select Edge and Bing as my default browser and search engine? Or is this a problem with Norton360 software or their VPN? Or is this due to a failing hard drive (not SSD), registry errors or malaware? What's up and is there a simple fix?

Asked by Ali 2 hours ago

After a few minutes Firefox stops loading URLs (any URL, even already open ones)

Hi, I'm having this annoying problem for several weeks now. I guess since the last update. While browsing and searching online with google I normally open links in new t… (read more)

Hi, I'm having this annoying problem for several weeks now. I guess since the last update.

While browsing and searching online with google I normally open links in new tabs, and maintain many tabs open from session to session. After a few minutes FireFox stops loading the URL links. It opens a new tab but the page doesn't load. If I type a new address in the address bar of an existing page, the page blinks momentarily but it returns to the old page content. This happens with any link in the search page, or in any previously opened pages that I try to change to a different URL. The only way to fix it is closing and reopening FireFox. Then all the links and open tabs respond normally again, until it happens again. The time when the problem happens can be a couple of minutes or after hours.

Asked by galloa2000 9 hours ago

Last reply by galloa2000 3 hours ago

Is it necessary to optimize our website separately for Firefox?

Our company has been usingLeather wallet for men for 1 years now. A user of ours complained today that your website is quite slow and does not open properly in Firefox. A… (read more)

Our company has been usingLeather wallet for men for 1 years now. A user of ours complained today that your website is quite slow and does not open properly in Firefox. As a result, I checked the site in Firefox and found the same issue. Even though the website is fully optimized and properly working with fast loading speed in Chrome. Does it need to be optimized separately for Firefox?

Asked by vieiramarcilo8 10 hours ago

lock ups

One of my favorite web sites is www.cam4.com. It is an adult live streaming web site. My computer freezes when I'm watching one of the "performers". I refresh the page … (read more)

One of my favorite web sites is www.cam4.com. It is an adult live streaming web site. My computer freezes when I'm watching one of the "performers". I refresh the page all is OK for min. or so.

When I use MS Edge I don't get the freezing. Firefox is my default browser for more years than I can count. What is going on? Is there a fix?

Asked by metz3 3 days ago

Last reply by metz3 1 day ago

107 update stopped access to costco.ca

I had multiple tabs open that I was using, including the costco.ca page, when the update happened (I can't remember the exact details). All my other open tabs, and all pa… (read more)

I had multiple tabs open that I was using, including the costco.ca page, when the update happened (I can't remember the exact details). All my other open tabs, and all pages since, have worked fine since, but the costco page does not open. At first there were options to check and something about a ceritficate. Now the address shows costco.ca444/Genericerror it says 'Problem loading page' in the tab heading. And the page shows '

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.'

There is no info on how to fix this - and I've spent way too much time trying to fix it. I added it to the exceptions page. No joy. Works fine in Chrome. Very frustrating.

I have Windows 11 on my PC. Is there a way to fix this? Might be an idea to add a link to how to fix it to the error message. Thanks.

Asked by ltimberg 1 day ago

Browser doesn't appear after first click on link

Hi! I'm using the browser on linux mint 21. It works fine as always but I have this minor and annoying problem with the click on links. Every time I click on a link from … (read more)

Hi!

I'm using the browser on linux mint 21. It works fine as always but I have this minor and annoying problem with the click on links.

Every time I click on a link from an external application firefox open a new tab/window with but doesn't show me the browser. To do that I have to click a second time on the hyperlink and at this point firefox will appear with 2 identical tabs opened.

To avoid that I have to click once and search myself the browser window.

Asked by trik.sedici 1 day ago

Virtual tour crashed when loading content

On last update virtualtours made in our websites have a big problem. Console write errors: Failed to allocate internal command buffer. WebGL context was lost. Uncaught … (read more)

On last update virtualtours made in our websites have a big problem. Console write errors:

Failed to allocate internal command buffer. WebGL context was lost. Uncaught Error: Bad WebGL context - maybe context was lost?

Please, open this page, look at it and fixed this.

https://sb360.online/cu0v2n

Asked by arkadiusz.stencel 1 day ago

Last reply by arkadiusz.stencel 1 day ago

Firefox will not open amazon.com

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days… (read more)

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days. I keep timing out. Other sites do not exhibit problems. Chrome DOES open amazon.com quickly.

Asked by jjjerdee 5 days ago

Last reply by jjjerdee 1 day ago

Firefox freeze when loading youtube main website

Been using Firefox for over 6 years as main browser. Yesterday 30th of november 2022 i went in and opened my account page on Youtube. When loading all the preview videos … (read more)

Been using Firefox for over 6 years as main browser. Yesterday 30th of november 2022 i went in and opened my account page on Youtube. When loading all the preview videos on the main page FireFox froze for several seconds. Could do nothing. Never happened to me before.

i tried closing and open browser and go into youtube 15 times. Always the same result. Firefox freezing on load-in for 5-10 seconds.

I thought i had gotten a malware or something. So to be sure , i scanned with MalewareBytes and several times and did a virus scan. Came up with nothing.

I did some searching on google for firefox issue freezing. Found out that users have been having issues with firefox for a long time, several months, with firefox browser freezing. But no real solution to solve it.

I use Mozilla FireFox Version: 107.0.1

No other browser i tested, chrome, Edge, Brave have this issue when visiting youtube. ONLY Firefox!

Just to test something, i went into the network settings in Firefox settings. I changed the pre-selected setting from "use system proxy setting" to "NO proxy" and activated the setting "Activate DNS over HTTPS".

BOOOOOOM --- Problem solved!!!!!

What ever is wrong with Firefox 107.0.1 - i suggest FIX IT ASAP if you want me around as a user. Your browser is NOT OK as of now. I have never ever been forced to change any network setting for ANY browser during my 31 years using the webb. -Ok, almost true, maybe during the Robotics 28.800kb/s days back in 1993 ....

Jokes aside, -Fix your Shit!

Asked by alltiallomejl 1 day ago

Firefox Promts to Save Password Multiple Times for Same Origin URL

Hello, I'm experiencing a issue with my web server specifically on Firefox, allow me to explain: 1. A user clicks a login button and receives a HTTP 401 response, which t… (read more)

Hello, I'm experiencing a issue with my web server specifically on Firefox, allow me to explain: 1. A user clicks a login button and receives a HTTP 401 response, which the user responds to by entering their credentials in the built-in Firefox browser popup then selecting "Sign In". 2. After authenticating successfully, "Save" is selected when Firefox prompts to save login information for this website. 3. User then navigates to a page outside of the origin/index (ex http://192.168.0.3/foo/bar.html, origin/index being http://192.168.0.3), to which they're prompted to save login information again. Issue here with the second save login prompt.

If in step 3 the user selects "Save" this issue goes away, however, more than one popup for saving user credentials is not a good look. Additionally, the save login popup in step 3 is filled out with bogus user credentials; blank username and "password" as the password.

If "Save" is selected in both steps 2 and 3, about:logins will show two entries: 1. 192.168.0.3 (REALM) 2. 192.168.0.3 Where entry 2 contains the bogus user credentials and entry 1 contains the correct user credentials. In entry 1, the REALM is set as the correct realm I send out during the digest authentication process (per digest auth specification).

During both instances of the save login popup, in the Firefox Browser Console the following is printed: LoginManagerPrompter: Couldn't process supplied URIString: http://192.168.0.3 LoginManagerPrompter.jsm:994:16

As I've mentioned this happens with Firefox and never in Google Chrome (Chrome only has 1 save login popup after the initial authentication).

Would someone be able to shed some light on this behavior? Why is Firefox saving a login with my REALM and another without? Is the failure in LoginManagerPrompter related?

Thank you.

Asked by anthony86 2 days ago

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it only saved bookmarks, not passwords.

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it saved my bookmarks but not my passwords. Can I get them back? Was it a scam and I gave permission for someone to steal my password… (read more)

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it saved my bookmarks but not my passwords. Can I get them back? Was it a scam and I gave permission for someone to steal my passwords and delete them? Help!

Asked by audreyguzik 2 days ago

Firefox opens a new window with empty space on the right and bottom

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has … (read more)

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has empty space on the right and bottom (see attachment). if the Firefox browser is open on the main display or the new window opens on the same display as the Firefox browser there is no empty space. dragging the new window from the main display to the display with the Firefox browser open the empty space disappears and the new window displays correctly.

this only happen recently. with an older version of Firefox (not sure which version), there was no empty space on the new window.


laptop: HP Elitebook with an external monitor laptop built-in display (main), external monitor (second)


Firefox Version 107.0 (64-bit) Windows 11 Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.1219)

Asked by rocker93rock 2 weeks ago

Nexus website

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when tryi… (read more)

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when trying to login it loops https://www.nexusmods.com and says in the loop-

users.nexusmods.com

Checking if the site connection is secure users.nexusmods.com needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding.

even tried in private browsing, cannot use any other web browser. Please help thanks.

Asked by Mangekyo Sharringan 2 days ago

Last reply by Mangekyo Sharringan 2 days ago

Garbled font in Firefox on macOS Monterey (12.6.1)

Hello :) I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see scr… (read more)

Hello :)

I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see screenshots attached).

The garbled font is called ".SF NS".

I've tried turning the option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" on and off without success.

I have also tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration - also without luck.

The issue does **not** appear in safe mode. Unfortunately resetting the theme and disabling all extensions hasn't helped either :(

I have also downloaded and installed a font called "SFNS Display" but the issue persists.

Uninstalling Firefox (with AppCleaner) and reinstalling hasn't fixed the problem.

I don't know what else to try. Can someone help me please? :)

Asked by Gutenberg 6 days ago

Last reply by Gutenberg 2 days ago

STREETVIEW DOES NOT WORK IN GOOGLE MAPS

MAC 2019 13" Retina Ventiura 13.01 Firefox 107;0 When I try to open Google Streetview, I don't get pegman or the compass. It has always worked for me in the past. I can… (read more)

MAC 2019 13" Retina Ventiura 13.01 Firefox 107;0

When I try to open Google Streetview, I don't get pegman or the compass. It has always worked for me in the past. I can open it with Chrome or Safari.

Asked by Ryq Seattle 3 days ago

YouTube videos don't work with Firefox

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three… (read more)

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three other browsers without issue.

Asked by lbertrand 3 weeks ago

Last reply by lbertrand 3 days ago