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Unable to access many sites, which I could previously

I have that issue also it shows up anytime I try PNC.com or my health care insurance. The workaround is using Firefox's private window. I removed my saved login and dump… (read more)

I have that issue also it shows up anytime I try PNC.com or my health care insurance. The workaround is using Firefox's private window. I removed my saved login and dumped my data, cookies, site data, and cache but that didn't help. That has been a pain restoring other sites I had saved, but that's another story.

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Gerry

Asked by Gerry58 2 hours ago

Random text corruption only on external monitor resolved with driver update

I suddenly began seeing weird, random text rendering problems in the browser. It looked like tiny bites had been taken out of random letters. At first I thought my exter… (read more)

I suddenly began seeing weird, random text rendering problems in the browser. It looked like tiny bites had been taken out of random letters.

At first I thought my external monitor developed bad pixels, but I discovered that the problem only occurred on Firefox (109.0.1): No other browser (Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera) showed the issue. Also, the problem only showed on my external monitors: it disappeared when I moved the browser window to my laptop screen.

I first noticed it only on letter "t" in the google search bar: I tested every other letter and none showed the same problem. In a continuous line of repeating "t" letters, the corruption occurred in a repeating pattern, only corrupting letters in position 7, 9, 16, 18, 20. But then I noticed elsewhere on the page I a random letter "a' was sometimes affected.

My NVIDIA studio driver needed updating (to 528.24), so I did that and the problem seems to have resolved. Very strange.

Asked by robgazy 2 hours ago

Firefox starts up under other windows

From some point on, my Firefox started behaving strangely. When I start up the browser, it opens new window under other opened windows instead of does it above ones. When… (read more)

From some point on, my Firefox started behaving strangely. When I start up the browser, it opens new window under other opened windows instead of does it above ones. When I try to open new window in an already running browser, it does it properly. In my mind, it's really uncomfortable and unintuitive behavior so it will be good if I can fix this issue and make Firefox starts up normally (on top of other windows) like all other applications in my system. I'm currently running on 64-bit Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (snap) version 109.0.1.

Thank in advance for any help or advice regarding my problem.

Asked by 0x10f05f 4 hours ago

Recurring crash help

I am facing recurring tab and window crashes on Firefox 108. This is one of the submitted crash reports https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/b930a34e-c41d-4514-9d… (read more)

I am facing recurring tab and window crashes on Firefox 108. This is one of the submitted crash reports https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/b930a34e-c41d-4514-9dbd-a09970230204#tab-details

I have tried disable extensions one by one but it does not seem to affect the problem. Or at least there isn't a clear pattern that can help isolate the problem.

How can I fix this? Can someone help me read these reports better?

Asked by mrnovember 6 hours ago

Excessive RAM usage

Firefox it seems to be using excessive amounts of ram as pictured. I only have a few tabs open and two add ons installed when I took that screenshot. Any help would be ap… (read more)

Firefox it seems to be using excessive amounts of ram as pictured. I only have a few tabs open and two add ons installed when I took that screenshot. Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance. I can end task to the excessive task but want a more permanent solution.

Asked by Mikzila 7 hours ago

Right click paste has disappeared

Hiya, I'm hoping someone here may be able to help. I originally posted on the microsoft website but they were unable to help and said I should report to Firefox. I'm not … (read more)

Hiya, I'm hoping someone here may be able to help. I originally posted on the microsoft website but they were unable to help and said I should report to Firefox. I'm not sure how to do that so I'm hoping posting on here will get me an answer. I'm also unsure how to add a link to the forum I was using so have done a screen shot. Hopefully thats ok

Asked by RedQueenie 4 days ago

Last reply by RedQueenie 7 hours ago

Firefox has 9 instances that in a WAIT state & will not save a file on Tinker from AutoCad, been running for over 12 hours. What can I do without loosing all my online work?

Do I stop the instances that are in the WAIT state? If so do I use the task Manager? I cannot determine whic instance is the oldest, or are the instances in FIFO order.… (read more)

Do I stop the instances that are in the WAIT state? If so do I use the task Manager? I cannot determine whic instance is the oldest, or are the instances in FIFO order.

Thanks to your contributor for needed help. [removed email from public] - if needed.

Asked by dave.seig 21 hours ago

Last reply by dave.seig 13 hours ago

Attempt to cut and paste from Twitter fails

Using Firefox 109.0.1 (64-bit) When someone copies a Tweet from Twitter it fails to display in Firefox or only displays as a link URL. Other browsers display the content.… (read more)

Using Firefox 109.0.1 (64-bit) When someone copies a Tweet from Twitter it fails to display in Firefox or only displays as a link URL. Other browsers display the content. See screenshots below:

Asked by MAN2015 13 hours ago

gmail loading issue

It is a struggle to log into gmail. Once I manage to get into gmail and start opening messages, it hangs on loading and eventually I receive an error message such as "Oo… (read more)

It is a struggle to log into gmail. Once I manage to get into gmail and start opening messages, it hangs on loading and eventually I receive an error message such as "Oops ... the system encountered a problem (#001) or another version is (#2003) and often end up with the message, "The conversation you requested could not be loaded. I have cleared cache and cookies, refreshed the firefox browser, and within my profile I have renamed cookies.sqlite. I don't have an extensions turned on. I also tried about.config to switch the value from true to false for security.tis.enable_0rtt-data. I am working on Windows 10 desk top and I am able to open gmail okay in chrome. I recently switched to Verizon Fios - I don't know if that is related or not. Also opening gmail in private viewing does not change anything and opening it in safe mode has not changed anything. Would anyone have any suggestions?

Asked by janeparry 4 days ago

My Firefox is opening invisible windows when I right click to "save as" and also recently was opening blacked out menus with no visible options. What is causing this and how can it be fixed?

I just downloaded the most recent update. After restarting because the browser locked up (as it usually always does eventually) now when I right click to save a picture … (read more)

I just downloaded the most recent update. After restarting because the browser locked up (as it usually always does eventually) now when I right click to save a picture (save as) firefox opens an invisible (file explorer?) window. At first I didn't realize it was invisible. I could see a flash of the outline of the window but as quickly as that happens it seems to vaporize/minimize and become inaccessible apparently. However because of my inquisitive mind I just realized that isn't exactly so. Because I've seen this happen before with your little "clear recent history" options window. So how I realized it was possible to close this 100% transparent invisible window was by hovering my mouse cursor around the outline of where I saw it was where it flash/minimized. By doing so I could find the edges where my mouse cursor changes from a regular pointer arrow to a two sided window expander arrow used to widen or shorted the sides and tops of windows. By locating this I was able to find the top right corner and click on the location of the invisible red "X" button which actually closes the invisible window. This may sound a little crazy but I repeated the same thing twice now since when I came back to the same page to try and save the same picture after restarting firefox a second time, the same thing happened again. By the way when this happens the browser window locks and I cannot access the file menu or choose to cancel/exit firefox even with the red arrow at the upper corner of the windows. Also the file menus of any other firefox windows I have open also become locked. Previoously when this was happening to me I determined that the only way to fix the issue was to kill firefox from windows Task Manager. But at that time (a few months ago) the same issue was occurring. I can't remember if restarting my computer fixed it but that's my obviousl next tstep in case it's an issue with widows itself. I cannot recall how I this issue was remedied the last time it happened. I'm thinking I may have had to uninstall/reinstall firefox or go basically install the newest version on top of the current version (which is supposed to be updated by the way!) Anyways as you're reading this is not the first time this has happened to me in Firefox. It's happened previously at least once or twice within the past 6 months probably after a firefox update I'm seeming to recall. Why do things get screwed up after updates and changes get made that affect my accessibility? This cannot be just happened randomly. Upon researching the topic there was very little I could find and no soulutions in the firefox help forum. I came across something in my searching that this may be an issue with windows file explorer so I tried restarting windows explorer but that did not help either. I have tried restarting firefox once since the update and that did not fix this issue either. I have not tried restarting my computer but I will be doing that next. It's possible I guess that may fix it. It seems that the last time this happened to firefox it eventually was corrected or somehow fixed itself but I don't remember how. Just prior to the restart after this most recent update my firefox actually locked up as a web page was loading and I was trying to access the menu to clear recent history by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Delete since the file menu was locking. This window never actually opened (or perhaps was also made invisible) prior to getting it to close. With that one it can only happen by canceling or clearing. When this happened all the other firefox windows I had opened turned 100% blank white until the locked one cleared. In the meantime I had disconnected my internet to try and get the one page that wasn't loading to stop. But I also forgot to mention that just prior to this happening, not only right click menus but the firefox menu bar menus were opening black; some with a few icons or words but with others completely blacked out like blank, but black blank. I do use dark mode. This is also not the first time I've ever seen that happen (blank menus) in Firefox. In fact it has happened to my firefox several times over the past year around times that the browser became overloaded or after a recent update. In addition I have major issues with firefox maxing out my memory basically every time I use it one the RAM gets full. Why can't firefox self regulate its memory usage so as not to chronically lock up my entire computer on a regular basis? Why do I have to use add-on extensions designed to perform this feat when it should just be built into basic firefox functionality. Firefox should not allow itself to "hang". If tasks cannot be completed within 30 seconds they need to stop. If memory gets beyond a certain point, web pages need to unload automatically and their memory dumped. It's no big deal. Lastly my bookmark menu is a mess and not easily accessible. I don't like having a both a regular bookmarks list and an "other bookmarks" list. A number of years ago I think bookmarks were automatically saved into the regular bookmarks menu and I don't know that ever really used the other bookmarks section if it was even there at the time. But then at some point the auto-bookmarking bookmarks helper started automatically setting new bookmarks to go into this "other bookmarks" folder. This went on for sometime so I just started using "other bookmarks" until again after some recent update within the past year the bookmark settings were changed back by some developers at Firefox to go back to the regular bookmarks menu. But since I got so used to using the other bookmarks menu and don't really know how to consolidate and organize these all into one section I just feel really upset about it. I don't want to have two bookmarks folders unless I designate a separate one myself. I need a power-users bookmark manager and a bookmarks menu with as many user customizable options/settings as possible. The current bookmarks menu looks like it was designed for children. I want to be able to change the view. I want to be able to get rid of duplicates. I want to be able to re-categorize bookmarks from different folders into new folders by subject matter and cross-link bookmarks from different folders by subject matter or by site visited, etc. I think the current bookmarks system is not user friendly. Anybody ever heard of the Humane Interface by Jef Raskin? How about root tabs inside bookmarks folders for people who save all tabs from windows into bookmark folders? There has to be a better way.

Asked by NMichael79 16 hours ago

Firefox steals keyboard input when audio changes

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback win… (read more)

I use firefox to play music, so I usually have a window in the background while I do other things. When playback starts after a pause, or between songs, the playback window often steals keyboard focus. So if I'm typing in another window, I'm interrupted. Very annoying. It happens on at least youtube, navidrome, and jellyfin.

I've found a few others reporting similar issues that suggest setting `mozilla.widget.raise-on-setfocus` to `false` - but this doesn't work for me. How can I figure out what's triggering this keyboard steal so I can fix it?

I'm using firefox esr 102.7.0esr, but it's been happening for a while. I've tried the debian builds and the official firefox.com builds, same behavior. Thanks for any suggestions.

Asked by rvandegrift23 2 days ago

Last reply by rvandegrift23 22 hours ago

loading on firefox to new think pad

I am trying to sign up to fire fox on my new think pad. I had fire fox on my old mac that is 12 years old and near end of life. I tried to create using my email address … (read more)

I am trying to sign up to fire fox on my new think pad. I had fire fox on my old mac that is 12 years old and near end of life. I tried to create using my email address that resides on my old mac and setting up a new account with the password shown as high security password and then it asked for the code that was sent to my old mac with the email address that is the same that I'm trying to create on new think pad .I was able to get the code and when Ientered it a message appeared stating problem. I retrieved the code within3 minutes of it being sent . what do I need to do to get set up on my new think pad?

Asked by krnorton 1 day ago

Firefox constantly crashing and freezing

Can someone help me trouble shoot why my Firefox constantly crashes? I can't use it for more than 5 minutes before it freezes and crashes. Here are my reports, I have doz… (read more)

Can someone help me trouble shoot why my Firefox constantly crashes? I can't use it for more than 5 minutes before it freezes and crashes. Here are my reports, I have dozens of these but just the most recent five:

bp-5bc7a6be-213b-4ed8-99c0-72dd30230203 bp-a45d04dd-1ed7-455c-bc23-a4d430230203 bp-cd534224-58b5-4685-9fe8-9f80f0230203 bp-f4c1a883-d3b1-4252-b3bb-9e3a70230203 bp-6a6b65bb-29e5-469e-ae76-500c60230203

Asked by BMWconnoisseur 1 day ago

Firefox crash when try to backup/restore bookmarks

When I open Manage Bookmarks, I goto Import/Export, folder explorer opens, try to locate a bookmark backup file (for restore), then BOTH the FireFox and Explorer crash an… (read more)

When I open Manage Bookmarks, I goto Import/Export, folder explorer opens, try to locate a bookmark backup file (for restore), then BOTH the FireFox and Explorer crash and disappear. Happened more than 20 times, already submitted crash reports. Please see my account. Need Fix asap. Also FYI I already tried fresh firefox reinstallments, pc reboots, clear cookies and everything else. Windows is already most updated.

Asked by res007d9 1 day ago

1.YouTube video lags too much 2. fire fox becoming heavy & 2 Others

1. YouTube video lags too much (which less happened in Microsoft edge) My machine is dual core & 4gb ram with a igpu called intel Q45/Q43 but i think 720p should be n… (read more)

1. YouTube video lags too much (which less happened in Microsoft edge) My machine is dual core & 4gb ram with a igpu called intel Q45/Q43 but i think 720p should be not lagging in this pc. I always can switch browser but i love fire fox syncing thing that's why im trying not to shift. But, if Mozilla won't fix my problem then i had to shift it. some days ago like 6months ago or long ago mozilla fixed firefox video playback by a update and it was really great and worked for me. 720p was working really fine. but now on recent update... it really lags too much.

2. fire fox becoming heavy, we all know chrome is memory hungry and uses very much ram, but i compared firefox to chrome before it was true firefox used less ram then chrome. but nowadays firefox uses much ram then chrome which is really wierd so fix it aswell.

3.some times facebook photos do not show and shows a text" a man standing with an umbrella"

4. please more optimize for a low end pc bcz I & many other people can't even afford mid sepc PC.

I loved firefox for a long, i don't want to leave it! So, please Mozilla fix my problem. ._.

Asked by Nafi 1 day ago

My firefox is crashing in both modes. Unexpectedly restarting or quitting.

I have plenty of reports that have been submitted and yet not contacted yet by anyone. I had tried it in troubleshoot mode and still the issue persists. I had uninstalle… (read more)

I have plenty of reports that have been submitted and yet not contacted yet by anyone. I had tried it in troubleshoot mode and still the issue persists.

I had uninstalled and downloaded it on my laptop again and the issue remains. The caches and all were cleared and tried. What am i missing ?

Asked by rayannaamani 1 day ago

Last reply by rayannaamani 1 day ago

Mozilla Firefor not responding errors

I am getting these error messages frequently. They come so often and last so long, my computer is only marginally functional. I have had it optimized several times but it… (read more)

I am getting these error messages frequently. They come so often and last so long, my computer is only marginally functional. I have had it optimized several times but it doesn't really seem to help.

What can I do to stop this?!

I look forward to your comments and/or suggestions. I am in a real bind here!

Asked by qaterra 1 day ago

Firefox 109 and earlier condenses multiple spaces in a filename into a single space on download

I am using Firefox and other browsers to attempt to download files containing multiple spaces in the filename, but only Firefox is condensing the multiple spaces down to … (read more)

I am using Firefox and other browsers to attempt to download files containing multiple spaces in the filename, but only Firefox is condensing the multiple spaces down to a single space when downloading. I've seen this in another support request, dated June of 2021, but there was no resolution posted. Any help would be appreciated. I can see the app displaying the file correctly, and when moving the file among the different stops in the app, the spaces are replaced by the '+' char, so as to keep track of the spaces. However, as soon as it lands on the download option, it retains only a single space. Thanks in advance.

Kev

Asked by kevfoley 1 day ago