Random Unusual Freezing, Yet Not Unresponsive

Hello, I've recently encountered a curious issue with my Firefox browser (Firefox version 102.0, Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.25145.1011). At seemingly random times it… (read more)

Hello,

I've recently encountered a curious issue with my Firefox browser (Firefox version 102.0, Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.25145.1011). At seemingly random times it will freeze for between two and five minutes (roughly). UI elements become completely unresponsive and the cursor does not update when moving over the browser window. The window will not minimize. Yet, Windows Task Manager does not report the application as being unresponsive. While never a common problem, any freezes in the past would eventually cause the Windows Task Manager to identify it as unresponsive.

I have disabled "recommended performance settings" and hardware acceleration to no avail. Everything seems perfectly normal immediately before and after the freezes, and I've yet to identify how I can trigger them. I do not recall having made any changes to my browser before the freezes started occurring, though multiple Windows updates have taken place since then. If I'm too impatient to wait I will end the Firefox processes via Windows Task Manager and restart it so I can return to my tabs without having cookies deleted. I have 13 plugins mainly covering privacy/security concerns. Is there some sort of debug tool I can engage to see what's occupying Firefox while it's frozen? I've just found the Firefox Task Manager, and will see if it can offer any additional information during/after the freezes.

Thanks, Logan

Asked by Logan 5 days ago

Last reply by Logan 4 days ago

I am absolutely FURIOUS extension no longer work or icons appear (ublock, avast, etc)

Hello I am trying so hard to contain my anger, I am so angry and frustrated i am finding it hard to get help and i am in just dispare over this i have spend days trying … (read more)

Hello I am trying so hard to contain my anger, I am so angry and frustrated i am finding it hard to get help and i am in just dispare over this i have spend days trying myself to fix this i dont know what do anymore i am so very very angry, i am beyond fury with this i cant get any help i just cant believe this is happening

Asked by info7653 3 days ago

Last reply by info7653 2 days ago

Downloading pdf files fails

Lately when I attempt to download any pdf file I get the 'file name'.pdf with 'failed' as the result (when I check the Download icon on the FF status bar). I looked in m… (read more)

Lately when I attempt to download any pdf file I get the 'file name'.pdf with 'failed' as the result (when I check the Download icon on the FF status bar). I looked in my download directory and I found these 'failed' .pdf files with 0 KB and also some files (same name).pdf.part. I changed the file extension (deleted .part) to .pdf and the files would open in Acrobat. Nobody likes inconsistent problems, but occasionally a pdf will download normally!! But it fails more than it works. Using FF 102.0 (64-bit)

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Last reply by Wally 6 days ago

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This last update for Firefox was a bust! It has totally rerouted where my downloads go, changed all my settings! How do I go back to the prior version of Firefox? This has really affected my productivity. I need someone from support to answer this question, and I see I'm not the only one with issues.

Asked by everready2go 16 minutes ago

Not getting push notifications

Hello, The issue is as follows: unless I use 'alerts.useSystemBackend = true' (which I don't want to do), I'm not getting any push notifications. Using this test site: h… (read more)

Hello,

The issue is as follows: unless I use 'alerts.useSystemBackend = true' (which I don't want to do), I'm not getting any push notifications.

Using this test site: https://www.bennish.net/web-notifications.html - the logs goes as follows: Notification #1 queued for display Notification #1 closed

What I've tried: troubleshooting mode, reinstalling firefox, using a completely fresh&clean installation, and even reinstalling windows. Even after reinstalling windows and immediately installing firefox, the problem persists. However, it doesn't happen on another machine I've tested on, everything works perfectly there.

What could possibly be the problem? Please help!

Asked by skraelos 2 days ago

Last reply by skraelos 2 days ago

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Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites are opened after some time, but freeze so that scrolling and clicking on links won't work. I tried to find an answer in the Settings......

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Hi All, My outlook is suddenly not working properly on Firefox. It keeps lagging and freezing. I tried refreshing Firefox and clearing cache but with no use. Can anyone a… (read more)

Hi All,

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Unable to Auto Open .SAP Files in Firefox Browser 98

Hello Team , We are facing following issues with Firefox 98.0.2: 1. While users are accessing .SAP file earlier in Firefox 95 version , it auto - opens up directly in … (read more)

Hello Team , We are facing following issues with Firefox 98.0.2:

1. While users are accessing .SAP file earlier in Firefox 95 version , it auto - opens up directly in SAP GUI application , but in 98 Firefox Version whenever users are clicking on .SAP file ( user are accessing .SAP files from an intranet website ) it does not opens up directly in SAP GUI , its only downloading it . In order to auto-open the file , from download section in Firefox user need to right click on .sap file and select --> "Always Open Similar Files". (attached screenshot for your reference) . Please guide me how we can automate this step with Firefox silent installation .

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"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered

"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered - I have this ticked but when I restart Firefox, it is UNticked. I created a new clean profil… (read more)

"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered - I have this ticked but when I restart Firefox, it is UNticked. I created a new clean profile, and the same thing happens with that. This started I think once I updated to version 102.0 64bit recently, and seems to have broken Twitter login - each time I have to go to settings, and clear history - after doing some experiments as to what bit of History needed clearing, it was the setting "offline site data" that was the critical one. Why won't Firefox, even in a brand new profile with no addons, REMEMBER that I have ticked ""Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" setting not remembered"? Firefox desktop, 102.0 64 bit, Windows 7. Thank you.

Asked by Robert 2 days ago

Last reply by Robert 2 days ago

lost saved logins

hello i was using firefox browser but recently from past 4 to 5 days i have facing an issue of crash firefox browser and then today i troubleshoot and i am shocked all sa… (read more)

hello i was using firefox browser but recently from past 4 to 5 days i have facing an issue of crash firefox browser and then today i troubleshoot and i am shocked all saved logins are lost can i get back my saved login now please tell me i am worried about it

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Paramountplus videos will no longer play using firefox.

I have been watching videos on paramountplus through firefox for over a year. Last week, they stopped playing at all. I can navigate the paramounplus website just fine an… (read more)

I have been watching videos on paramountplus through firefox for over a year. Last week, they stopped playing at all. I can navigate the paramounplus website just fine and I am not getting any error messages, the videos simply don't start when i hit play. I spoke with support at paramountplus and they said it was because I wasn't using chrome as my browser. I did download chrome (reluctantly) with the agent on the phone and the videos played just fine. I have not made any adjustments to my computer or installed any new programing. Everything is exactly as it was when the videos were playing fine through firefox. Any ideas?

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fonts.googleapis.com freezes Firefox and I have to reboot

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Facebook Search not working properly

Hi, When I type a search query into the address bar on any Facebook Group and press enter nothing happens. I need to try 2-3 times (sometimes more). I've tried clearing c… (read more)

Hi,

When I type a search query into the address bar on any Facebook Group and press enter nothing happens. I need to try 2-3 times (sometimes more).

I've tried clearing cache, removing all data, program files, re-installed, but this didn't make any difference. Same on Firefox Developer. Microsoft Edge works.

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.70 GHz Installed RAM: 8,00 GB Edition: Windows 10 Home Single Language OS build 19043.1766

Firefox version 102.0 (although this has been happening for months)

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Why did all my passport disappear???

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Last reply by azfrankie 22 hours ago

Firefox Update Issue when opening Kaspersky Safe Money session

I have discovered a problem with Firefox updates when opening a Kaspersky Safe Money browser session. In Firefox, Tools - Settings, Firefox Updates, it shows Firefox is b… (read more)

I have discovered a problem with Firefox updates when opening a Kaspersky Safe Money browser session.

In Firefox, Tools - Settings, Firefox Updates, it shows Firefox is being updated by another instance and the option to Check for Updates has been greyed out (screenshot attached).

When you use the Help, About Firefox option it also says that Firefox is being updated by another instance (see screenshot attached).

When you check the same Settings in the Safe Money 2nd session, it shows exactly the same information and you cannot update Firefox in any session.

In previous versions of Firefox, when you opened a 2nd session it said that Firefox was being updated by another instance and the option to Check for Updates was greyed out but you could still update Firefox in the main session.

This is not a problem when using Chrome or Edge so it must be related to Firefox so can anyone suggest anything to fix this or does it need Tech Support to look into it for fixing?

Thanks.

Asked by Hawkeye 5 days ago

Last reply by Hawkeye 4 days ago

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Hello, I lost my bookmarks when I changed my password. Can Firefox recover them on its servers? I've seen many similar complaints arising from similar problems. One would… (read more)

Hello,

I lost my bookmarks when I changed my password. Can Firefox recover them on its servers? I've seen many similar complaints arising from similar problems. One would think that Firefox would address this issue to improve the user experience.

Regards, G

Asked by siket.g 3 days ago

Last reply by siket.g 3 days ago

Disable Delete Option In Downloads Panel

I recently had to restore my computer. Doing that I have to get the new firefox which I now have version 102. Updates disabled instantly. I was on version 88. On version … (read more)

I recently had to restore my computer. Doing that I have to get the new firefox which I now have version 102. Updates disabled instantly. I was on version 88. On version 88 this feature was not on it and version 102 now has this feature and I do not like it.

The feature I am talking about is if you open the downloads panel and view the downloads list and right click on one of the downloaded files in list there is now an option to Delete. I accidentlly hit this and thought it was just deleting it from downloads panel. Nope it deletes it from computer permanently, not even to recycle bin. Click Delete its gone for good until download it again.

And this delete option is right above the option remove from history, which I use a lot.

So I want to know how to disable this delete option? Thanks

Asked by ja13717 1 day ago

Last reply by ja13717 3 hours ago