Firefox crashes because low free left RAM!

I have many tabs like 200-300. Firefox crashed today. I also have 4GB page file on top of that. Strange! After I restarted Firefox it was using only 6.8GB RAM. Perhaps me… (read more)

I have many tabs like 200-300. Firefox crashed today. I also have 4GB page file on top of that. Strange! After I restarted Firefox it was using only 6.8GB RAM. Perhaps memory leak. BTW if I have browser.cache.disk.enable set to false. Is page file still used?

Thanks for help.

Asked by empleat 1 month ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 minutes ago

Want to save a .JPG image as... A .JPG!!!!

Scroll through a web page. Hey - there's an image I want to save! I right click on it and select "View Image" to make sure the host site isn't doing anything stupid. N… (read more)

Scroll through a web page. Hey - there's an image I want to save! I right click on it and select "View Image" to make sure the host site isn't doing anything stupid. Nope - all good! Image shows up it it's own browser window, and address bar shows the path to the file on the host's server - AND IT ENDS IN ".JPG"

Right click - "Save Image As..."

Why THE HELL does the file dialog come up ONLY offering me the option to save as ".WEBP"???

It's shown in the browser as a JPG. I want to SAVE IT IN THE SAME FORMAT!  :(

Thanks...

Asked by ChipMoody 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 minutes ago

Generate secure password option not offered

When updating my password on certain websites, Firefox does not offer the option to generate a secure password. Is there anyway to force Firefox to create one anyway? Is … (read more)

When updating my password on certain websites, Firefox does not offer the option to generate a secure password. Is there anyway to force Firefox to create one anyway?

Is it a problem with the coding of the website? If so what?

Asked by X201 2 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 16 minutes ago

Do I need facebook container with strict protection?

The strict protection mode in Firefox has been really great for me so far. My understanding is that it creates a separate "cookie jar" for each website. Knowing this, I w… (read more)

The strict protection mode in Firefox has been really great for me so far. My understanding is that it creates a separate "cookie jar" for each website. Knowing this, I was wondering if Facebook container is still needed to stop Facebook tracking. I never visit the Facebook website and I don't have a Facebook account. I also use Ublock and Privacy badger, if that makes a difference.

Asked by sebyjorge2018 38 minutes ago

Firefox won't start after updating Win 10 Pro to version 20H2

I updated Win 10 Pro to version 20H2 and now Firefox will not start. No error message; no appearance in Task Manager. Here's what I've tried to no avail: 1) Uninstalled a… (read more)

I updated Win 10 Pro to version 20H2 and now Firefox will not start. No error message; no appearance in Task Manager. Here's what I've tried to no avail:

1) Uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox several times, including manually removing all remaining Firefox files (including my profile folder) after uninstall.

2) Tried to start Firefox with administrative privileges.

3) Clean booted Windows and tried to start.

4) Turned off Windows Firewall and tried to start.

5) Tried to start in Windows Safe Mode.

6) Extensive Google searches to try to find a solution.

Oddly, Microsoft Edge will not start either, but Chrome starts and works normally.

This is but one example of why I have held off as long as possible from doing major Windows updates over the decades that I've used Windows.

Asked by hrk1 41 minutes ago

Page source is sometimes incomplete

Here's how I discovered this issue. PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found th… (read more)

Here's how I discovered this issue.

PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found that this page's "Next" button works correctly (that is, it loads the page on which the user would then indicate the amount to be transferred) on Firefox 40.0.2, but it works incorrectly (that is, it only underlines the word "Next" and does not load a new page) on Firefox 52.9.0 and Firefox 87.0.2. (My internet access in each case is dialup.)

After pursuing various leads on the possible cause, it occurred to me to inspect the page source for the "withdraw" page for each of those versions of Firefox. And I discovered that the page source displayed by Firefox 40.0.2 contained content that was absent from the page source displayed by either of the other two Firefox versions. Some of this content appeared to define a function that returns content to the server when "Next" was clicked. If true, this could certainly account for why clicking the button didn't do what it should.

I noticed that the page source uses as many as 12 nested levels of <div>-</div> elements, which seems counter to the advice I read at an HTML standards page (at whatwg.org). But I don't know whether this could be a factor in the behavior I described.

I've copied the page source for each Firefox version and pasted them into text files, but I wasn't sure it would be appropriate to post them publicly. I would be glad to provide them offline.

Thanks for any help or suggestions.

Asked by dhlevin 1 day ago

Last reply by dhlevin 42 minutes ago

Disqus and other comment boxes no longer appear.

Suddenly a week ago or so, Disqus comment boxes no longer appear. I reported it to a website that employs Disqus for commenting. They have been investigating for a coup… (read more)

Suddenly a week ago or so, Disqus comment boxes no longer appear. I reported it to a website that employs Disqus for commenting. They have been investigating for a couple of weeks with no response.

There was a question asked on this forum in 2013 that describes the Subject, but nothing since. Running on Window 10 Home.

This problem does not occur on my Windows 10 machine with Edge or Chrome browsers.

Nor does it occur on Ipad or Android browsers.

Thanks!

Asked by knipester 50 minutes ago

Website links/buttons stop working until page is refreshed

Constantly, however quite sporadically, links or buttons within websites just stop working and go dead: but only when using Mozilla on my windows computer. For instance, … (read more)

Constantly, however quite sporadically, links or buttons within websites just stop working and go dead: but only when using Mozilla on my windows computer. For instance, I was just on a website for grohe bathroom fixtures. I chose to load 100 products per page. I got to the bottom of the page and want to click on the second of two page possibilities, and nothing happens when I click. This happens all the time, for months and months now! Why are internal links or buttons going dead on various sites, for no reason, no timing I can put my finger on or anything else. The only fix is to reload the page, and when that doesn't work i resort to loading the page on chrome.

Asked by naturedr 1 hour ago

How do I get rid of this? I've tried everything! goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hp?aid=437038&data=aWlkPTQ2JnVpZD03NTc5NzYxNg==&dt=17062493096&tb=1

I have tried everything that I can find to get rid of that damn searchitnow, which replaced my preferred Google Search. I've looked for downloads, extensions, everything.… (read more)

I have tried everything that I can find to get rid of that damn searchitnow, which replaced my preferred Google Search. I've looked for downloads, extensions, everything. I've checked to make sure Google is my preferred search engine, and on and on. There is nothing. I have run Malwarebytes several times and it comes up clean.

How do I get this off my Mac? I am running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6.

Asked by tmcnamee 1 hour ago

Access denied on bank sign in page

I used to be able to sign in to my bank's website with Firefox. Lately it will not let me. The page post this after attempting to sign in: Access Denied You don't have p… (read more)

I used to be able to sign in to my bank's website with Firefox. Lately it will not let me. The page post this after attempting to sign in: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://signon.navyfederal.org/siteminderagent/forms/nfcu.fcc" on this server.

Reference #18.a19ec817.1618171684.b32946d

I can access the page through Microsoft Edge but not Firefox. What has changed and what can I do to change it back?

Asked by uglyangel72 1 hour ago

Picture in Picture video DISABLE

FF 87.0 Win10 Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing. The videos I watch do not have a settings option. How do I disable this… (read more)

FF 87.0 Win10

Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing.

The videos I watch do not have a settings option.

How do I disable this bloody annoyance?

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 1 hour ago

Ctr+shift doesn't switch to new tab

I have this option enabled, so when I open a new tab, it instantly switches to it. This works when I install Firefox, but it stops working later for some reason. I tried … (read more)

I have this option enabled, so when I open a new tab, it instantly switches to it. This works when I install Firefox, but it stops working later for some reason. I tried to start Firefox in safe mode under another profile (with no addons) didn't help.

Thanks for help!

Asked by empleat 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

After update letters missing, discolored or replaced by black squares on different sites

As of today´s update to 87.0 FF has become virtually unuseable on many sites. Tab titles, website address line and contents of websites that were fine so far display miss… (read more)

As of today´s update to 87.0 FF has become virtually unuseable on many sites. Tab titles, website address line and contents of websites that were fine so far display missing or pink singular letters or whole lines of text are made up of blackened squares and rectangles. Upon marking said lines the correct text is visible. What´s going on? Cache and cookies clear, rebooted, still same problem. Hesitant about wiping account regarding having to reinstall all addins that have been running fine for years. Deleted Kaspersky addin in hopes it was the culprit. Unfortunately, no. Any ideas anyone?

Asked by barbara.miller 2 hours ago

How to set the master in Sync?

I recently changed my PC and need the replacement to become the master so that an older PC gets synced from the new one. As the older PC has no addons/extensions and only… (read more)

I recently changed my PC and need the replacement to become the master so that an older PC gets synced from the new one. As the older PC has no addons/extensions and only 1 tab open, the last thing I want is for it to sync what it has to the new machine which was accurately synced from the PC it just replaced.

I can find no setting in Sync to specify which machine should be the master from which all other connected devices (slaves) will get their synced data from.

Asked by PBC 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Hosted forms at our website not working in Firefox v87

Our website, www.twindata.com , uses forms hosted by MyContactForm ( www.mycontactform.com ) and have been doing so since 2016. While doing an update to a form today, I r… (read more)

Our website, www.twindata.com , uses forms hosted by MyContactForm ( www.mycontactform.com ) and have been doing so since 2016.

While doing an update to a form today, I received a message from MyContactForm stating this form is not at the location(s) it was listed as being at when the form was created. The message is attached.

I tried another UNCHANGED form that's been working for years and the same/similar error results. I downgraded to Firefox v86 and it worked fine, as well did the updated form I was working with.

The form is near the bottom of the page at this URL: http://www.twindata.com/cli/AG6601.htm

Any help will be greatly appreciated. We depend on these forms for our business.

Problems with something simply not working the way it has for years has happened with previous Firefox version upgrades.

Hopefully I'll see some answers and suggestions. Thanks in advance.

Asked by rtodaro 1 day ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 hours ago

Firefox Blocking Video Playback

I am working in an online class and we are asked to record videos in an online platform for school. When I go to hit the play button on anyone's video I get an error mess… (read more)

I am working in an online class and we are asked to record videos in an online platform for school. When I go to hit the play button on anyone's video I get an error message. This does not happen in other browsers, but I want to keep using Firefox. Is there a privacy or cookie setting that could be causing this to happen?

Asked by marion.reader42 1 day ago

Last reply by marion.reader42 3 hours ago