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Checking for Updates Bug with Firefox

Hi can somebody help me please? Sitting here on Christmas Eve at work trying to fix Firefox. In a nutshell I have a really really annoying bug with Firefox which is goin… (read more)

Hi can somebody help me please? Sitting here on Christmas Eve at work trying to fix Firefox.

In a nutshell I have a really really annoying bug with Firefox which is going to cause me to pull all my hair out.

In the past the program used to check for updates and it used to work fine during this procedure.

Lately though I've been experiencing a really strange bug.

Whenever Firefox checks for updates the browser then cannot load a single webpage or anything while it is checking. Sometimes the checks can take around 3-5 minutes to complete.

Any videos or streams come to an eventual halt.

I have tried tweak a few settings in about:config such as app.update.interval

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the browser - No change. This still happens usually about 5-8 times a day.

This computer is used for medical emergencies for our clients. We need a full functioning browser. I thought Firefox was that browser but I am beginning to think about installing something else now.

In these situations lives could be put at risk and I want to remedy this problem now before the new year. I imagine we will have a lot of patients coming in. I need to quickly submit forms at times and I really need a stable browser.

a) Can I turn off updates? I would prefer to check manually for updates once a week or so via Help -> About b) Can I reduce the frequency of the checks for updates? c) Is this going to be a normal feature for Firefox from now on?

Asked by reloadedx23 1 month ago

Last reply by reloadedx23 2 days ago

Tabs "Jump" back and forth very quickly.

Win 10. Using FF 96.0. My entire tab row shifts back and forth very rapidly. This has been happening continuously for the past several versions of FF. Condition is also … (read more)

Win 10. Using FF 96.0. My entire tab row shifts back and forth very rapidly. This has been happening continuously for the past several versions of FF. Condition is also worsens somewhat when I move the mouse. Occasionally, closing a particular tab stops this action but I cannot determine which type of tab does this. This is driving me crazy. Please HELP!! (Is there some way I can send a video from my iphone?)

Asked by Mort 1 week ago

Last reply by Mort 6 days ago

KEEP ME SIGNED IN/NO NOT WORKING IN MY LIVE.COM ACCT

SINCE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN WHEN I SIGN INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL WHEN I USE EDGE, MICROSOFT SAYS THAT THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM. MAYBE! AFTER I ENTER MY LOGIN PASSWORD TO GE… (read more)

SINCE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN WHEN I SIGN INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL WHEN I USE EDGE, MICROSOFT SAYS THAT THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM. MAYBE!

AFTER I ENTER MY LOGIN PASSWORD TO GET INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL, I AM RE-DIRECTED TO A WINDOW THAT ASKS IF I WANT TO STAY SIGNED IN (KEEP ME SIGNED IN). THE 2 CHOICES AVAILABLE ARE "NO" AND "DON'T SHOW THIS WINDOW AGAIN". NEITHER OF THESE 2 BUTTONS WORK AS I KEEP GETTING THEM EVERY TIME I LOG INTO MY EMAIL.
ONE THING I HAVE NOTED IS THAT IF I GO BACK 1 PAGE FROM THE "KMSI" PAGE, THIS OFTEN TAKES ME TO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL INBOX. THIS MAKES ME THINK THAT I AM BEING RE-DIRECTED TO THE "KMSI" PAGE! AS STATED EARLIER MS SAYS THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM BECAUSE WHEN I LOG IN USING EDGE, THE BUTTONS WORK AND THE "KMSI" WINDOW DOESN'T RE-APPEAR!

THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON/OFF SINCE 11/18 AND HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET MICROSOFT TO FIX THE PROBLEM SINCE THEN. ANY HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED! SINCERELY, D

Asked by DOLSZOWY 1 week ago

Last reply by DOLSZOWY 4 days ago

the Proton UI SUCKS!!! I hate the black/dark background, and I cannot see the bookmark separators again..

I just installed FF v96.0.0 and immediately noted that the background is back to being black or dark themed again for this HORRIBLE PROTON UI.... I have been using Firefo… (read more)

I just installed FF v96.0.0 and immediately noted that the background is back to being black or dark themed again for this HORRIBLE PROTON UI.... I have been using Firefox since v2 or was it v4 so long time...

Mozilla I am tired of these terrible UI changes you keep making and it needs to stop... please at least add some user config options so we can at least disable the ugly proton UI features..! as the about:config proton UI options don't work right... anymore..

Asked by Melchior (aka Joseph) 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Melchior (aka Joseph) 23 hours ago

Why is Firefox crashing over and over

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error me… (read more)

The past week or two it has been acting haywire and crashing daily. I uninstalled, re-installed, re-started computer. Nothing helps. I have attached picture of error message. windows 10 firefox version 92

https://imgur.com/a/L0JnN4P

picture crash report

Asked by Dog3456 4 months ago

Last reply by Dog3456 4 days ago

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (read more)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 months ago

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter 13 hours ago

Appearance of Gmail in Firefox

HI After using Chrom for num of years I have now reverted (upgarded!?) for Firefox. However what's casuing me to regret my decision is the layout og Gmail in the browswer… (read more)

HI After using Chrom for num of years I have now reverted (upgarded!?) for Firefox. However what's casuing me to regret my decision is the layout og Gmail in the browswer. Most of the labels and text are surround by a white Highlight or box which looks ugly. I have exhauste dverything I know to get the text to look like Gmail in Chrome with no success. See attached screen shot of comparison. Could you please give some idea so That I can stay with Firefox Kind regards Chris

Asked by xxchrishillxx 3 weeks ago

Last reply by xxchrishillxx 6 days ago

HMR of webpack does not work correctly on Firefox

When I do front-end development, the framework I used is antd pro(Based on React). After the webpack packing the project, the developing page will be automatically reload… (read more)

When I do front-end development, the framework I used is antd pro(Based on React). After the webpack packing the project, the developing page will be automatically reloaded(May be called HMR, Hot Module Replacement). But after the page reloaded, the CSS of the page is not rendered, It also need refresh the page by F5. Thus, HMR does not work correctly on Firefox, but it can work on other browsers like Edge, Chrome

Asked by tanhua0716 3 days ago

Incorrect display of Cyrillic and Latin symbols

Hello! Firefox 96.0.2 64bit, encountered an issue: symbols for Cyrillic and Latin looks like taken from different fonts, related screenshot attached. It's not so critical… (read more)

Hello! Firefox 96.0.2 64bit, encountered an issue: symbols for Cyrillic and Latin looks like taken from different fonts, related screenshot attached. It's not so critical, but annoying. What can I do about this?

Asked by kosstup 1 day ago

Last reply by kosstup 6 hours ago

All bookmarks deleted after Firefox update. Nothing in "Old Firefox Data" folder helped to restore.

Please help me find and restore my missing bookmarks. There are hundreds of entries needed to access essential sites to pay bills, contact physicians, and much, much more… (read more)

Please help me find and restore my missing bookmarks. There are hundreds of entries needed to access essential sites to pay bills, contact physicians, and much, much more. I am embarrassed to admit that there are also some adult oriented bookmarks that remind this old man about his younger life. Thank you for your understanding and help.

Asked by Dr. Williams 1 day ago

Last reply by Dr. Williams 17 hours ago

Images not populating in tabs

The images or symbols for different websites are not loading in tabs. I have reset several times. I have closed out of the widows and nothing. Is there a fix to have tab … (read more)

The images or symbols for different websites are not loading in tabs. I have reset several times. I have closed out of the widows and nothing. Is there a fix to have tab images populate normally? I attached a snip of 4 different websites all had images in 2021 and now they will not load.

Asked by szbradfo 3 days ago

Last reply by szbradfo 2 days ago

Firefox Browser won't save passwords

I have a new computer and installed Firefox. In my setting i selected to save passwords but it never gives me that option to save them. I am on version 96.0.2 64 bit. Al… (read more)

I have a new computer and installed Firefox. In my setting i selected to save passwords but it never gives me that option to save them. I am on version 96.0.2 64 bit. Also i have tried to synch my passwords from other browser and they are not transferring over to my new broswer. Not sure why this is happening/not happening

Asked by mhjets14 1 day ago

I have Tried to Remove Suggestions from Search Engines, from Address Bar, But Cannot Get It to Work.

>>>>>Search Suggestions Choose how suggestions from search engines appear.<<<<< I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahea… (read more)

>>>>>Search Suggestions Choose how suggestions from search engines appear.<<<<< I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahead of browsing history in address bar history<<<<< to stay un-checked.

When I find-out still being listed, I go back and find only that part remaining checked, I cannot uncheck it, unless I check >>>>>Provide search engines<<<<<. If I leave it like that, nothing changes. If also un-check >>>>>Provide search engines<<<<<, nothing at all is checked, still I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahead of browsing history in address bar history<<<<< to stay un-checked.

I tried to find a save changes button, but cannot. I assume changes are saved automatically, considering all the rest of the changes are as they should be.

Asked by 1.GiniNail 5 days ago

URL line does not display the correct favicon of some pages

Using windows 10, FF 96.0.2 When my program opens a second window FF displays the FF favicon not the favicon pointed to by the page loaded. Using IE the favicon displays … (read more)

Using windows 10, FF 96.0.2 When my program opens a second window FF displays the FF favicon not the favicon pointed to by the page loaded. Using IE the favicon displays correctly.

This can be seen going to https://trainthing.com/simulator/simulator Click on <Create Second Window> The favicon for the second window should be the same as for the first window.

Asked by Ag2000CO 1 day ago

POCKET

Опечатка в тексте на странице входа в POCKET: "Выши предпочтения в файлах cookie Мы используем файлы cookie, чтобы запомнить настройки вашего аккаунта, для показа рекл… (read more)

Опечатка в тексте на странице входа в POCKET: "Выши предпочтения в файлах cookie Мы используем файлы cookie, чтобы запомнить настройки вашего аккаунта, для показа рекламы на страницах Pocket Discover и для аналитики. Если вы принимаете эти рекламные файлы cookie, ваша реклама будет более персонализированной на Pocket других веб-сайтах."

В русском языке нет слова "Выши", надо написать слово "Ваши". Кто может исправить опечатку? Сайт POCKET принимает мои письма за спам!!! Мне надоело.

Ответ мне не обязателен, хотя и будет интересно узнать, как удалось победить разработчика-создателя ошибки. Мне надо, чтобы к русскому языку относились с должным уважением и не коверкали слова. Ведь в современных редакторах текста так просто исправить и более сложные ситуации!!!

Asked by sor-ex 3 days ago

After upgrading to windows 11, Cant sync everything seems to be lost.

I made a clean install of win 11 , formated the drive and started fresh, when i first tried to login to firefox for sync, I had to reset my password when I managed to lo… (read more)

I made a clean install of win 11 , formated the drive and started fresh, when i first tried to login to firefox for sync, I had to reset my password when I managed to login, everything was gone, no bookmarks, no passwords. this is extreamly bad for me.

Is there anyway to recover this data from you ?

Or should I just simply migrate to edge or google so this wont happen again. I dont want to migrate, I like firefox. But I dont like losing all my stuff.

Asked by ptd.andersson 2 days ago

Last reply by ptd.andersson 2 days ago

Images are displayed with different colors

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Pleas… (read more)

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Please advice

Asked by jayakrishnan.kct 23 hours ago

Last reply by jayakrishnan.kct 4 hours ago

access denied

I have tried several times to get this to work i have reinstalled Firefox i have disabled my Norton anti virus disabled all extensions but i keep getting this al… (read more)

I have tried several times to get this to work i have reinstalled Firefox i have disabled my Norton anti virus disabled all extensions but i keep getting this also have tried reaching out to Comcast this is what i get:Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.kroger.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.3539c917.1642620374.3e6b9278

Asked by Mary 1 week ago

Last reply by Mary 6 days ago