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freezing computer

Why are there ten to fifteen background processes running slowing and freezing my computer? I have to go to the task manager and shut most down, hoping I don't hit the on… (read more)

Why are there ten to fifteen background processes running slowing and freezing my computer? I have to go to the task manager and shut most down, hoping I don't hit the one that closes my page. Doesn't matter if I have one tab open or many. I'm ready to quit using Firefox. Every update gets worse. Seems like more and more processes keep building. Sometimes there are so many background processes running I can't count them. Firefox use to run like a dream. Now it's like a giant weight clogging up the gears.

Asked by jarekorn 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

Browser and Websites aren't displaying correctly.

Hello, John aka Beer Gutt here. A while ago (about three months), I moved my hard drive to a new PC with better parts. It has a better mother board, a better graphics car… (read more)

Hello, John aka Beer Gutt here.

A while ago (about three months), I moved my hard drive to a new PC with better parts. It has a better mother board, a better graphics card and twice the RAM. Anyway, since then Firefox hasn't worked the same. When i open Firefox, there will be random pieces of letters or words on a webpage just gone, making a lot of them impossible to browse because I can't read half of the the new Alien dialect on the screen. Some websites have been better than others, but its gotten to the point where some web pages (Like YouTube or Reddit for example.) will just be a mess of random de fragmented lime green blocks that completely corrupt the page and will shift, move and appear at random covering up text as I scroll down. Videos will play just fine, it's the rest of the site that's effed up. Also on YouTube videos, where the timer for the video is located, some of the numbers just won't show up. Like it will count down fine but won't display certain numbers in the timer. Funny thing is, is that this doesn't just affect the websites, but the browser itself. For example, hovering my mouse over different tabs will highlight them and show me the preview text of the tab. All that is good until I move over to a different tab and voila, the text is gone, and then suddenly all the other tabs are either blank or just missing random letters and numbers in the tab. This is only happening in Firefox btw. No other app on my PC is doing this. I've tried refreshing Firefox about six times now, I've uninstalled it three times in an attempt to fix the issue along with restarting my PC multiple times... All of that, and I find out yesterday that it works perfectly when in "Troubleshoot/Safe mode", and only when in Troubleshoot/Safe mode. I have no idea what is causing the issue... *PePeLaugh* 
 See, I would use another browser but I've been using Mozilla for 8-9 years and would like to avoid the hassle of moving everything to a new browser... I would VERY much appreciate any help at all.
 I'm running 64-bit windows 8.1 on the latest updates and my PC specs are roughly as follows below. I look forward to a response...

MSi 970 Gaming Motherboard

AMD FX(tm) 8350 Eight-Core Processor 4.00 GHz

24 gigs of RAM

Asus Radeon R9 380 Graphics card

Asked by bumblebeergutt 2 months ago

Last reply by don47203 5 days ago

Firefox not playing any audio whatsoever

Hello. Starting yesterday, Firefox has stopped playing audio from every website and even local files. Yes, I read this article and no, the sound is not being muted instea… (read more)

Hello. Starting yesterday, Firefox has stopped playing audio from every website and even local files. Yes, I read this article and no, the sound is not being muted instead the sound just refuses to play. In the screenshot, it shows that the "play" "mute" and speed option are greyed out. Also, I tried using safe mode and audio still wouldn't play. What should I do?

Asked by Computer 1 month ago

Last reply by TNorth 1 day ago

cannot open a page form email

Every since I downloaded firefox again I cannot open another site from my e-mail. Why do this when it will just cause problems. What was wrong with the other opening pa… (read more)

Every since I downloaded firefox again I cannot open another site from my e-mail. Why do this when it will just cause problems. What was wrong with the other opening page of firefox?

Asked by chlpro 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

control process limit not showing

Hi, My firefox has been consuming lots of memory (and many CPU processes) for quite some time now. I read that i can adjust the number of multiple content process, but so… (read more)

Hi,

My firefox has been consuming lots of memory (and many CPU processes) for quite some time now.

I read that i can adjust the number of multiple content process, but somehow i am not seeing it inside about:preferences menu even after i checked 'Use hardware acceleration when available' option.

Do advise me on what should i do to improve my firefox speed?


Regards,

Frans

Asked by fransiskus.nugraha 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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poblem in opening websit dramacool.so

i am not able to open the website dramacool.so, till now it was opening and was working well but suddenly it's not getting open and its showing the page of secure connect… (read more)

i am not able to open the website dramacool.so, till now it was opening and was working well but suddenly it's not getting open and its showing the page of secure connection failed. can you please fix this problem.

Asked by bakshi.r32 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Many images do not show up

Please be patient am old, lol. Example, I have a Yahoo home page and click on something I want to read it opens and most is ok the video on the page is fine, it works but… (read more)

Please be patient am old, lol. Example, I have a Yahoo home page and click on something I want to read it opens and most is ok the video on the page is fine, it works but there is a still photo a little further down in the article that does not show. If I open the exact same article in Chrome or Edge it is fine everything is visible. I have noticed every once in a while where the image should be it looks like it is moving in a waving motion but still no image. I have gone to the page info looked under permissions and do not see anything for allow images but there is Autoplay that shows: Picture below And If I go to Media and start clicking on the image addresses until I find the one that should be there it does show it. I do work from home and I don’t want to quit using Firefox but I really need it to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by kimberlyannr1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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Having a Login in issue to Social site Cookies issue.

Cookie “useremail” will be soon rejected because it has the “SameSite” attribute set to “None” or an invalid value, without the “secure” attribute. To know more about the… (read more)

Cookie “useremail” will be soon rejected because it has the “SameSite” attribute set to “None” or an invalid value, without the “secure” attribute. To know more about the “SameSite“ attribute, read https://developer.mozilla.org/docs/Web/HTTP/Headers/Set-Cookie/SameSite


I tried clearing cache and cookies and the login page does not advance.

Asked by mrbunnylamakins 12 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 months ago

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bigcommerce.com wants javascript enabled but it already is

Trying to request a demo from bigcommerce.com. It complains javascript is not enabled. ("Please enable javascript and try again" about:config shows javascript.enabled = t… (read more)

Trying to request a demo from bigcommerce.com. It complains javascript is not enabled. ("Please enable javascript and try again" about:config shows javascript.enabled = true.

What I've tried: 1. Disabled all addons / extensions 1 by 1 until they were all disabled. 2. Turned off tracking protection 3. Turned off content blocking. 4. Set all group policies to "not configured" (Had only disabled off telemetry and update any way). 5. Set network settings to "no proxy". 6. Cleared cache 7. Removed all bigcommerce.com cookies. 8. Reset all permissions (location, camera, notifications etc).

If I restart with add ons disabled it works fine, yet I'd disabled all add ons. The only preferences I had disabled were related to telemetry (in about:config).

Asked by TanyaC 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Help me

Hello I hope you are well Firefox account has been locked since yesterday. Gmail account is mine but not logged. Email: [email]@gmail.com Email: [email2]@gmail.com Thank … (read more)

Hello I hope you are well Firefox account has been locked since yesterday. Gmail account is mine but not logged.

Email: [email]@gmail.com Email: [email2]@gmail.com

Thank you very much

Asked by pc2 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Facebook and Firefox

I use now Firefox as my standard browser. Everything works fine. But I noticed a few weeks ago that Facebook isn't working properly. I get a message as: "your browser isn… (read more)

I use now Firefox as my standard browser. Everything works fine. But I noticed a few weeks ago that Facebook isn't working properly. I get a message as: "your browser isn't supported by Facebook." Facebook appears than in a simplified version. What can I do?

Asked by jan.noblesse 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?

Almost every time I search for something, i get the following message: Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it… (read more)

Almost every time I search for something, i get the following message:

Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?

I am tired of filling in pictures over and over again. Why do the software believe I am a robot? Even the first time in the morning or the last in the evening. I do not have unusual traffic i know of, and I use the best virus program in EU, Bitdefender.

What cause these messages? How to stop it?

Asked by argaostar1 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Bookmark Location and Bookmark Duplicates

I've got way too many bookmarks collected over the decades stored in hundreds of cascading FF bookmark folders, so, if I need to use a bookmark that I have not used in a … (read more)

I've got way too many bookmarks collected over the decades stored in hundreds of cascading FF bookmark folders, so, if I need to use a bookmark that I have not used in a while, it's often impossible for me to remember the location, especially with acute CRS due to age and chemo.

You can find a bookmark using view/sidebar/bookmarks but, neither that, nor the bookmark's "properties" show the bookmark's location within firefox's bookmarks.

(It's hard to believe that mozilla can't understand the need to find a specific bookmark's location. There are several addons that meet the need, but I am reluctant to install any addon that I don't find essential.)

Searches for solutions to this need also reveal that finding duplicate bookmarks is an equally important need for many FF users.

So... trying to "think outside of the box" and experimenting, I found that when using the bookmarks sidebar search feature, the search results can be treated just like bookmarks within toolbars and bookmarks folders.

While its impossible to divine where the found bookmark is located, you can drag the found bookmark out of the search results to a location that works with your current memory rather than the location you can't remember. Doing so will remove it from the original location just as dragging it from one bookmark folder to another does.

The same is true for duplicate bookmarks. Duplicates show up in a bookmark search, and, you can delete a duplicate from the search results which removes the duplicate from FF bookmarks...

...obviously, it's wise to look at properties to confirm that the urls match.

Hope this approach is helpful, Beverly Howard

Asked by BevHoward 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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everyday firefox is no longer compatible with more and more government, bank and corporate web sites

Is firefox deliberately making sure it is no longer compatible with web sites ? every time it is updated i can add web sites to the list of no longer compatible web sites… (read more)

Is firefox deliberately making sure it is no longer compatible with web sites ? every time it is updated i can add web sites to the list of no longer compatible web sites. and they are not changing, so the issue is with firefox. I see in the about us, Firefox is braging about their collaboration with Ford Foundation, omidyar network, color of change and consumers international and ford foundation even referred to it as a match made in heaven. How ever how can screwing up every day of the week be a good thing or heaven ? How is it these ' people ' think their of any help at all ? The issue with the usps OIC portal issues was never fixed, then it was several banks and credit card company's, now it is home depot corporate log in [ not homedepot.com ] also the apple icloud issue, with some hidden page command that causes the courser to no longer work when viewing pictures. So I am wondering how a bunch of deliberate screw ups can brag about how their making it ' better' by making the web browser no longer compatible with high security web sites then trying to say the issue is with them is not good, helpful, or even a step forwards.

So now the only work around is fire fox has to be abandoned as a joke junk web browser and all of those web sites can only be accessed by google chrome.

I'm not sure if it is firefoxs new so called clown high security, how ever forcing users to go to a different web browser is not more security , it is a deliberate screw up, like making a car that breaks down when you drive it out of your driveway and calling it safer as it can not get into a accident if you can not drive it.

and just so that we are crystal clear for years I have run computers on line with NO anti virus or malware protection, yet my computer does not get infected, but how can that be ? the answer is simple, people are morons that do stupid things that cause their computers to be infected, if your IQ was higher then a bug you would not have all of the issues your all having. So what do you do ? you change the browser thinking it is going to protect you from your selfs, when the problem is not with the browser its with you the users.

So how are all of your continuous changes that cause the web browser to no longer function properly a help at all ?

Asked by RNARC1 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago