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Firefox slow to open first tab

Firefox takes a very long time to open the first tab. After it opens, subsequent tabs open relatively quickly. I've tried self help suggestions like clearing cookies, cac… (read more)

Firefox takes a very long time to open the first tab. After it opens, subsequent tabs open relatively quickly. I've tried self help suggestions like clearing cookies, cache and history, updating, even removing home page content. Nothing helps. It's getting intolerable and I end up switching to other browsers rather than sit and wait. Starting to even dread using firefox. Running Sonama 14.3.1 on my iMac. What else can I do?

Asked by charyizquierdo 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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remove search from new tab page (not search from address bar)

Just updated a friend's computer from Windows 7 to 10. Installed firefox over previous ESR and now there's no way to remove the search bar from the new tab page. On my … (read more)

Just updated a friend's computer from Windows 7 to 10. Installed firefox over previous ESR and now there's no way to remove the search bar from the new tab page. On my W10 system, the search bar isn't there, not sure how or why, but on her's there's no option NOT to show it as there used to be.

I found some VERY old (2014) info on this but doesn't seem to be up to date.

PLEASE give us our options back and stop taking them away, sheesh, getting as bad as Microsoft.

Is there a workaround for this to remove the redundant search bar from the new tab page since you can search from the address bar?

Thanks!

Asked by firefoxsync52 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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default colors have somehow changed

I accidentally pressed a lot of keys on my keyboard and for some reason the default colors of Firefox have changed. I found out that by using Ctrl+Alt+D that I can switch… (read more)

I accidentally pressed a lot of keys on my keyboard and for some reason the default colors of Firefox have changed. I found out that by using Ctrl+Alt+D that I can switch the colors back to normal or to the colors that now appear automatically, but this only works for one tab. If I open a new tab, it shows the weird colors (see images below). I tried looking up specific shortcuts for Firefox considering the shortcut mentioned before (Ctrl+Alt+D) only works on Firefox. But I can't find any shortcut tied to that combination. I'm unsure what to do and how to fix this.

I would appreciate it if someone could tell me how to fix this.

Asked by link 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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"Player Error"

When I try to use the Criterion Channel and several other websites that use cyberlocker video services, I get an error with no code (attached screenshot). Here's what I h… (read more)

When I try to use the Criterion Channel and several other websites that use cyberlocker video services, I get an error with no code (attached screenshot). Here's what I have tried to solve it with: - VPN - Clearing cache - turning off all extensions that target ads, pop-ups, and tracking; and making sure Firefox itself isn't blocking tracking - using the user-agent switch extension to pretend I'm on a different browser The last one makes me think it might be a Windows 10 problem and not a Firefox problem, but I'm just covering my bases. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by harporose 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Firefox one hour behind the Windows 11 clock

Hello everyone, I posted my issue on the french speaking forum a few days ago https://forums.mozfr.org/viewtopic.php?t=153652&sid=96223ded5b326b4da4114d4c0fb4b740 I … (read more)

Hello everyone,

I posted my issue on the french speaking forum a few days ago https://forums.mozfr.org/viewtopic.php?t=153652&sid=96223ded5b326b4da4114d4c0fb4b740 I think I've had this bug since the last update of Firefox. I have checked on other browsers (Edge and Opera), and I have no problem with them. Its also ok on my mobile phone ... with Firefox !

Thank you for your attention and any help you can provide.

Regards Damien

Asked by damien-france 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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PDF Downloads

When I download PDFs on my MacBook using Firefox (currently 124.0.2 (64-bit)), they are always blank - I have attached a screen shot. But if I download the same PDF usin… (read more)

When I download PDFs on my MacBook using Firefox (currently 124.0.2 (64-bit)), they are always blank - I have attached a screen shot.

But if I download the same PDF using Safari, it opens straightaway - 2nd screen shot.

Is there something I need to adjust in Firefox to allow PDFs to open?

Asked by tammymcminn 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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IOS tabs don't go away anymore

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1444052] I had to delete Firefox on my iPhone because links in emails wouldn't open anymore. Yes, it was set for de… (read more)

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I had to delete Firefox on my iPhone because links in emails wouldn't open anymore. Yes, it was set for default.

When I re-installed it, the tabs don't close. I hit the X to make a webpage go away and open a new tab. Hit that X when I'm through. Then close an empty Firefox on my phone.

When I reopen Firefox, I get all these little miniature webpages of the tabs I closed. I don't want them. I closed them because I was through. You guys are wasting my time making me close them again and again ...

Please tell me how to set Firefox on my iPhone so that when I open it I get my homepage with shortcuts I have chosen and nothing else.

Thank you, Roxanne

Asked by Roxanne 2 months ago

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Firefox randomly slow at startup

Hello, For an unknown reason, my firefox sometimes is really slow to startup. It can take up to 10 minutes before the webpage start to load. My hardware is not that bad… (read more)

Hello,

For an unknown reason, my firefox sometimes is really slow to startup.

It can take up to 10 minutes before the webpage start to load. My hardware is not that bad. I try to use the "performance" to capture the issue : https://share.firefox.dev/3x2rgHj I don't know if there is something to see because, the tool is also slow.

It happens on 3 different computers on linux.

I try to disable all extensions and without telemetry but nothing change. I'm reporting the problem now but it's much older

If you have a idea to fix this issue please share because it's really annoying.

Asked by Inglebard 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 months ago

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Google Docs Extensions Not Working

I don't really know whether this is a FF problem or Google Docs problem but either way I wanted to ask for help here. When I try to install any extensions on Google Docs … (read more)

I don't really know whether this is a FF problem or Google Docs problem but either way I wanted to ask for help here. When I try to install any extensions on Google Docs it redirects me to a blank page and after a few seconds it says "The page isn’t redirecting properly" and doesn't install the extension.

Asked by Uknmekan 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Youtube Juttering & Stppping only on firefox

I have a M2 Max Pro MAC. I have read other posts about this and people suggest starting in safe mode doen that and it still happens. Removing all pluggins and restarting … (read more)

I have a M2 Max Pro MAC. I have read other posts about this and people suggest starting in safe mode doen that and it still happens. Removing all pluggins and restarting doen that and it still happens. IT doenst happem on any otehr browser.... help please?

Asked by austen 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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extenstion bar & show tab titeles

see my screenshot: 1. this smal ? arrow - show tab titles- how can i disable in about:config 2.other symbol -extensies are empty...how can i add here my addons? 1- i… (read more)

see my screenshot: 1. this smal ? arrow - show tab titles- how can i disable in about:config 2.other symbol -extensies are empty...how can i add here my addons? 1- i dont have it in my desktop and 2-in this desktop i see all my addons, in this symbol.these screenshot are from my new laptop...

Asked by Slawomir Dzwonek 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Increase number of bookmark folders when bookmarks get saved - THIS WORKS

The solution given by cor-el works very well. Thanks cor-el ! I needed that. But you won't know it until you access more unique folders than you already have in th… (read more)

The solution given by cor-el works very well.

Thanks cor-el ! I needed that.

But you won't know it until you access more unique folders than you already have in the list.

For instance, when you access the 8th folder that is different it will be sticky, when you access a 9th that is different it will be sticky. Kind of like a "most recently used" list. You won't see the extras until they happen.

Solution given by Cor-el: There is a pref on the about:config page that defaults to 7 to set the number of entries to show in this list of recently used folders.

- about:config => browser.bookmarks.editDialog.maxRecentFolders = 7
- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-config-editor-firefox 

Original post at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1410392#answer-1574837

Thanks again,

Mike.

Asked by mnixon1930 2 months ago

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Firefox Move from ESR to 124

I have migrated from old MacPro to new Mac Studio. Firefox ESR version 115.9 has migrated with it. I've downloaded the latest Firefox but it operates independently of the… (read more)

I have migrated from old MacPro to new Mac Studio. Firefox ESR version 115.9 has migrated with it. I've downloaded the latest Firefox but it operates independently of the ESR version. How do I ensure new version has all log in, contacts and history?

Asked by tonytraf 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Gmail constantly refreshes browser tab

I installed Firefox on a new computer running Windows 11. I use the X-notifier plug-in to access my Gmail account but can't get X-notifer to run properly on this new inst… (read more)

I installed Firefox on a new computer running Windows 11. I use the X-notifier plug-in to access my Gmail account but can't get X-notifer to run properly on this new install. I was getting an error message, but now it says "Can always read and change data on this site" yet the envelope icon does not appear in my tool bar like it does on my old computer.

As an alternative, I signed into my Gmail account so I can read my email on a browser page. While that works, it works too well -- as soon as a new email arrives, the browser tab running Gmail pops to the top and interrupts anything that I am doing -- even when I am typing a new email or filling out a form on another tab.

The only way I can deal with this is 1) sign out of Gmail until I want to check it, or 2) pull the Gmail tab to a separate window and minimize it so it can't interfere with what I am doing.

I'd like to know if there is a fix for the X-notifier plug-in or a way to stop the Gmail tab from "taking over" the browser.

Asked by ksgarvin 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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i want to see all visits on site by dates in history

Hello everyone! I want to see every visit on a site by date and time. But in library of history it offers me to see only last visit by date(for example if i visited a sit… (read more)

Hello everyone! I want to see every visit on a site by date and time. But in library of history it offers me to see only last visit by date(for example if i visited a site for example x.com 200 times - i want to see every date and time of every of these 200 visits, but not only recent). How to do it?

Asked by mafiozy39 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Account Recognition & Entre

EMBARRASSINGLY I REALIZED WHAT I NEEDED TO DO. THIS IS THEREFORE NO LONGER NEEDED TO BE ANSWERED, SO YOU CAN SIMPLY MARK IT SOLVED IF YOUD LIKE. THANKS! I chose to reins… (read more)

EMBARRASSINGLY I REALIZED WHAT I NEEDED TO DO. THIS IS THEREFORE NO LONGER NEEDED TO BE ANSWERED, SO YOU CAN SIMPLY MARK IT SOLVED IF YOUD LIKE. THANKS!

I chose to reinstall Firefox browser in order to start over fresh and ensure a security refresh. Once installed, I created an entirely new Mozilla account with new info. However, when I go up to the top right of the browser and click on the little icon of the circle with a bust in it (the Account icon), it simply opens the preferences and related settings, it does not allow me to sign in to any account, nor does it show if I am already signed into any account. Is this a malfunction of the iteration I installed, or am I misunderstanding something?

Thanks in advance for your help!

PS attached is what page I am shown when clicking the aforementioned icon

Asked by Caleb 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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SBS On Demand Video Playback error

I have been watching SBS OnDemand successfully until today. I now receive a consistent Video Playback error on any video using Firefox Ver 124.0.1.  I do not have an Adbl… (read more)

I have been watching SBS OnDemand successfully until today. I now receive a consistent Video Playback error on any video using Firefox Ver 124.0.1.  I do not have an Adblocker installed. (Windows 11 Pro 23H2).  I do have AVG Internet Security installed.  I installed no apps. I turned off Enhanced Protection for sbs.com.au in Firefox but the problem persists. The problem does not occur on Chrome.

Asked by janene.l.pierce 2 months ago

Answered by janene.l.pierce 2 months ago

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Lost Saved Passwords in Firefox; Restored by with Safe Mode; Not Restored in Normal Mode with Adds-on Disabled

I've been using Firefox and it's saved numerous passwords. However, these disappeared suddenly. Through testing, I discovered they reappear when I restart Firefox in Safe… (read more)

I've been using Firefox and it's saved numerous passwords. However, these disappeared suddenly. Through testing, I discovered they reappear when I restart Firefox in Safe Mode (achieved via about:profiles => restart with adds-on disabled). Yet, re-enabling add-ons (restart in normal mode) causes the passwords to vanish again. Interestingly, disabling the add-ons in normal mode doesn't restore password access.

Looking for solutions or insights.

Asked by elijahgalahad 3 months ago

Answered by elijahgalahad 3 months ago