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Mac OS Montery (and before): Firefox is freezing and then crashing whenever going full screen.

Hello, Currently running MacOS Montery but the problem was still occurring on previous versions. Whenever I use the green top left button to enter full-screen, the app im… (read more)

Hello,

Currently running MacOS Montery but the problem was still occurring on previous versions.

Whenever I use the green top left button to enter full-screen, the app immediately freezes and either crashes or has to be manually force quit. There are no reports in about:crashes and I there has been no success with troubleshooting mode or switching versions of the Firefox application.

Machine Info: MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Processor: 2.6 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7 Memory: 16 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB

Any help towards a solution would be appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by Sam Wilson 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 20 hours ago

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Greyed out websites

Some websites load greyed out. I've just bought a Mac Mini running Monterey (12.3.1) and downloaded Firefox, which says it is up to date with version 91.9. Soem websites… (read more)

Some websites load greyed out. I've just bought a Mac Mini running Monterey (12.3.1) and downloaded Firefox, which says it is up to date with version 91.9. Soem websites, when accessed therough Google search, grey out as if wanting me to accept or reject cookies, but no such buttons show. Examples - Search gresham, offered gresham college in dropdown, click onit and it's greyed out and inactive. Example - search canon support, offered Canon Product Support in Google listing, click on this main heading, and webpage comes up greyed out. Both sites work satisfactorily in Safari. (I've resolved my problem with Canon). I'll be glad if you can help - I'd prefer to go back to Firefox by default.

Asked by austinayton 1 day ago

Answered by austinayton 1 day ago

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Firefox seems to forget download history after a few seconds + Downloads panel does not open

So this issue just started and it's really annoying. In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads Clickin… (read more)

So this issue just started and it's really annoying.

In order to actually see the downloads, I first have to enable the menu bar and then go Tools -> Downloads

Clicking the ↓ button should open a panel of recent downloads but nothing appears when I click on it. Furthermore, the "download complete" notification that this panel provides are no longer present.

The animation for the panel still works though.

Is there a solution to this?

Asked by ExileFox 1 day ago

Answered by ExileFox 7 hours ago

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Firefox Browser

When I open a website, the message "Firefox is already running" comes up every time. Task manager says nothing is currently running. I have to click "close Firefox every … (read more)

When I open a website, the message "Firefox is already running" comes up every time. Task manager says nothing is currently running. I have to click "close Firefox every time I go to a website. Can you help? Thanks Alan Murray

Asked by traderam 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Problem with search bars on certain websites

Hi. On dictionary.com when I type in a word in the search bar and press enter, it works fine, but when I am on a definition page on dictionary.com (not the homepage) and … (read more)

Hi. On dictionary.com when I type in a word in the search bar and press enter, it works fine, but when I am on a definition page on dictionary.com (not the homepage) and I type a word in the search bar and press enter, it does not work. The page does not respond.

Also when I am on biblehub.com and I type in a reference (like Genesis 1:1) in the search bar at the top and press enter, I get directed to a blank page: https://biblemenus.com/topmain/send.php?q=undefined

In the search bar at the top of biblehub.com I must click the magnifying glass icon in order for it to work, which is annoying.

Note that a while ago (I don´t know how long ago) these things used to work correctly. I don´t know whether a Firefox update caused the problem or whether it was a change to the coding on the webpages. I am on the latest version of Firefox. Neither of these problems happen on Chrome.

Let me know what can be done to fix it. Thank you.

Asked by jjbradbury 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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PLEASE HELP ASAP - CANNOT CONNECT TO GOOGLE OR GMAIL!!!

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread. What is going on? After doinf a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cann… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread.

What is going on?

After doinf a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cannot access google search engine within firefox, or my gmail email account. I get the error messages attached below. I have spent hours looking on your support pages and tried all ways and NOTHING WORKS!!!!

FIrefox has been my default browser for years but if you cannot fix this very annoying and frustrating bug, I will be forced to your Chrome.

Very unhappy with this

I am using a MacBook Pro and latest version of FIrefox 100.0

PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!!!

Asked by nz.jason.duncan 3 days ago

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Web search with |Firefox

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid m… (read more)

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid method (HTTP verb) is being used.' Can you help me resolve this problem?

Asked by hvoorhis 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

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Memory leak problem in Facebook

Hello, I have trouble with browsing Facebook, sometimes there is a huge memory leak (please check the first uploaded image), and as you can see in the second uploaded ima… (read more)

Hello, I have trouble with browsing Facebook, sometimes there is a huge memory leak (please check the first uploaded image), and as you can see in the second uploaded image, after I "end task" the Firefox tab that use a lots of memory, the Facebook tab crashed. The third uploaded image is the addons I have installed.

Is there a way to solve this? I go to about:memory and click on all there buttons in "Free memory" but that seems to have no effects.

Thank you for your time, Tom.

Asked by Tom Kazansky 4 days ago

Answered by Terry 4 days ago

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UAC notification suddenly popping up

UAC notification pops up every time I try to open Firefox since last update on 5/5/22. I've deselected all options that run the program as an administrator, but it still … (read more)

UAC notification pops up every time I try to open Firefox since last update on 5/5/22. I've deselected all options that run the program as an administrator, but it still shows up every time. I've checked that no admin is selected in both the shortcut I use and in the program itself. Any suggestions?

Asked by catjenkins74 4 days ago

Answered by Magno Reis 1 day ago

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Unable to watch Netflix, or other video content other than YouTube

Hello, I have been unable to watch Netflix or any "other" video content using the Firefox browser for the past few weeks. I've been pulling my hair out while working thro… (read more)

Hello,

I have been unable to watch Netflix or any "other" video content using the Firefox browser for the past few weeks. I've been pulling my hair out while working through the help articles, alongside bouts of furious googling - all to no avail.

On Netflix I am getting error code F7701- 1003. Netflix is telling me to use the latest version of Firefox, but I have been checking for new updates almost every day since I noticed this issue. My current version is 100.0 (64-bit) On other website I'm getting the error message "No compatible source was found for this media."

I have followed all of the fixes listed on the following articles, but so far have not been able to fix my problem: Fix common audio and video issues Fix video and audio playback problems on Firefox for Windows

If there is anything I haven't tried yet, please let me know.

Asked by EToman 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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Firefox hangs on google search V 100.0

When using built in search (google default) -- browser stops responding. Shows Firefox new tab background when loading the search. Issue resolves on Firefox close and re-… (read more)

When using built in search (google default) -- browser stops responding. Shows Firefox new tab background when loading the search. Issue resolves on Firefox close and re-open. Paste and go, creating new tabs also fail with same 'new tab background' displayed. Issue is intermittent but appears often, at least 4-5 times a day.

Tested same sample search with google chrome in same time period, no issue.

Issue appeared around the V99 update. Fix would be greatly appreciated - exiting and re-opening browser, dropping all tabs to reload is a serious usability issue.

Asked by dan.baldewicz 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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.ics no longer defaulting to Windows/Outlook

Hi everyone, Up until the latest FF release, opening an .ics (calendar file) link defaulted to the OS's preferred application; in my case Outlook. Now, every time I click… (read more)

Hi everyone,

Up until the latest FF release, opening an .ics (calendar file) link defaulted to the OS's preferred application; in my case Outlook. Now, every time I click on an .ics link FF asks where I want to save the file. I schedule ZOOM meetings all day and heavily rely on this feature.

I tried looking in FF's Files and Applications section in settings and .ics is not even listed as a file extension. I don't know how to add it.

Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Jose

Asked by baxterdown 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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Being forced to SAVE files before reading or printing pages

Why does Firefox now (for the past number of weeks, at least) force me to SAVE every thing I want to read or print? Why cannot I simply read or print something without h… (read more)

Why does Firefox now (for the past number of weeks, at least) force me to SAVE every thing I want to read or print? Why cannot I simply read or print something without having to choose a place to save it and name it? I don't always want the file cluttering up my PC once I have read or printed it. Help will be appreciated!

ALSO, probably not related, but maybe? Every time I open Firefox, within a minute, the additional "secure" window to Amazon Smile opens and interrupts what I am doing. Has Amazon taken over the entire world?

Asked by covered.bridge.crouse 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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whatsapp web notifications

hi so i have this problem with the whatsapp web notifications since firefox updated yesterday and the problem is the notifications dont make sound anymore i have the soun… (read more)

hi so i have this problem with the whatsapp web notifications since firefox updated yesterday and the problem is the notifications dont make sound anymore i have the sound option turned on and everything,i cleared the cache and cookies,i even restarted the whole browser to start brand new and still nothing,so if anyone had this problem b4 and figured out a way to fix it i would appreciate the help. ps:the whatsapp web notification sound is working fine on other browsers but i prefer to use firefox

Asked by marwane381 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 2 days ago

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Washington Post does not display content pages normally

Using FF 100. Last week the Washington Post suddenly will not display article content correctly. Main page is fine, but when I open a story, I get code and a page with ma… (read more)

Using FF 100. Last week the Washington Post suddenly will not display article content correctly. Main page is fine, but when I open a story, I get code and a page with many blank areas. Story content appears with small print.

No problem in Edge nor Chrome.

Asked by hcgoddard 1 week ago

Answered by -elison- 1 week ago

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problem accessing a page

I have recently updated to Firefox 100. I am now getting this message on a page "You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser." I have confirmed I am … (read more)

I have recently updated to Firefox 100. I am now getting this message on a page "You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser." I have confirmed I am up to date.

The "update you browser" has a link to "whatbrowser.org", which I believe is run by that horrid business, Google.

Has anyone struck this problem? Is there a solution?

I have closed Firefox & re-opened, I have rebooted the computer. No change.

Asked by Eric @ Bosun29 1 week ago

Answered by James 1 week ago

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Secondary right-side navigation slider missing

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filt… (read more)

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filter options, or in Ancestry where you will typically open a record in the hints screen and scroll down through the detail. The right scroll navigation causes the whole page to scroll up and down; there's no way to navigate down in the sub-display. I have run FF in safe mode, and done a scorched-earth uninstall/reinstall and the problem persists even with no plug-ins restored. This is on a machine running Windows 11. The machine crashed right before this became a problem. Sites work in Edge without issue.

Asked by swalker7736 1 week ago

Answered by swalker7736 1 week ago

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Lightshot extension does not display itself.

I got mad at a website that wouldn't let me right click menu to save pictures, so I stubbornly saved them via less efficient means, in the process I picked up the Long Sc… (read more)

I got mad at a website that wouldn't let me right click menu to save pictures, so I stubbornly saved them via less efficient means, in the process I picked up the Long Screenshot extension and this had an error shortly before or after I had an issue with Lightshot not appearing, other extensions did not appear either when I added them during this time period, but now these all appear with the exception of Lightshot, which gets deleted and reinstalled only to not appear, that of course being the problem, though I will also say that a right click menu not being there is like reaching onto my computer and pulling my finger away, sites that do that should be given the cold shoulder somehow, at least.

Asked by Moe Zilla 1 week ago

Answered by Dropa 1 week ago