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Bookmarks added that I Firefox put there

Why is the system ADDING bookmarks to my list? Every day I delete them and every day Firefox bookmarks return to my list. Among others they include repeats over and ove… (read more)

Why is the system ADDING bookmarks to my list? Every day I delete them and every day Firefox bookmarks return to my list. Among others they include repeats over and over of items like "get involved", "Help and Tutorials", "About Us (from Firefox)" and others. I didn't put them there. I never went to these pages. Why do they keep showing up and why can't they simple be deleted and stay deleted? They slow down any attempt I make to find an actual bookmark that I place there.

Wading through all this information for support is ridiculous. There is no one place to get an answer. I've tried to report this as a bug and I've tried searching help files. I don't have time to read all this garbage. I just want this to work the way it used to work.

Asked by StevenJM 10 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Firefox crashes after using up 22GB of memory on my Win 7 (64) PC

Firefox has crashed my Win 7 (64) Ultimate by maxing out my 22GB RAM for a few weeks now; Chrome has zero issues. What is the excuse? There is no reason why open tabs in … (read more)

Firefox has crashed my Win 7 (64) Ultimate by maxing out my 22GB RAM for a few weeks now; Chrome has zero issues. What is the excuse? There is no reason why open tabs in the background should be consuming resources, especially even after closing them, yet the Firefox browser is a memory hog beyond reasonable explanations. My RAM is working properly, and I have virtual memory as well which apparently makes no difference in this issue.

 The suspicion is growing, that Ffox is doing something but I can't figure out what. When I had only 8GB RAM in the same PC the issue never came up, so I would appreciate it if posters not working in IT would refrain from adding foolish comments, like this is normal, expected, etc. If I were using high end photo editing software at the same time as audio engineering editing, I could expect this to be an issue. Running a browser to view online info should require a fraction of that kind of memory. What gives?
Past postings indicate this is not a new issue, yet responses show little real info of merit in addressing what appears to be a pervasive problem.

Asked by aldrichae 10 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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FireFox 91.0 continually freezes, occasionally crashes

FF 91 installed on Friday the 13th - I'm sure that's a coincidence - at 12:50 AM, and since then the browser freezes on a somewhat regular basis. Occasionally the whole P… (read more)

FF 91 installed on Friday the 13th - I'm sure that's a coincidence - at 12:50 AM, and since then the browser freezes on a somewhat regular basis. Occasionally the whole PC freezes, though that doesn't happen as much.

This morning - in about 90 minutes of trying to use the web - it has frozen at least 3 times and crashed twice.

I haven't disabled plugins - because I will probably just switch back to Chrome, at least for a while. I don't have time to do debugging a system on the "stable release" edition.

++++ Name Firefox Version 91.0 Build ID 20210804193234 Distribution ID Update Folder C:\ProgramData\Mozilla\updates\E7CF176E110C211B Update History Update Channel release

Asked by DebraBk 10 months ago

Last reply by Paul 10 months ago

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hi Suggestion to you from me.

I'll propose it here for the first time. I am a smartphone I don't have it, but can you register it with firefox as one of the security things you don't have? Because the… (read more)

I'll propose it here for the first time. I am a smartphone I don't have it, but can you register it with firefox as one of the security things you don't have? Because the browser constantly asks me to sign up for my android. Is it mysterious? I don't have an i-phone or another smartphone. Would this support be proof that someone is accessing it using my account? There have been a lot of suspicious accesses to my PC these days, and no matter how hard I try, I can't prevent it. So I have a suggestion for you. I want you to increase the hardness of security by registering that firefox users do not have smartphones. That way, you can block suspicious access to my PC and not feel uncomfortable. Can you know how unpleasant I am? I live in Japan. My PC terminal is connected to the corporate terminal of Osaka City Hall. Before I knew it. I just used Osaka City Hall for work! I don't live in this city. This criminal is probably using android. Register that the user does not have a smartphone and block from these things

Would you like to do it?

Thank you for reading.

Asked by chiyomiya 10 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 months ago

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web pages no longer display properly

Version 91.0.1 - Since the upgrade 90% of my web pages do not format correctly. Text is now displayed in white panels in the middle of what was once a block of text. Mo… (read more)

Version 91.0.1 - Since the upgrade 90% of my web pages do not format correctly. Text is now displayed in white panels in the middle of what was once a block of text. Modifyable fields are no longer out lined in a text box. I am not sure what version I upgraded from, but it was the version before this one. I have a MacBook Pro/OS version 11.2.3. Any ideas?

How can I go back to the previous version? I really do not like these changes.

Asked by apweir12 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Problem with Twitter on Firefox 91.02

Twitter is constantly freezing up lately, only in Firefox. And when Twitter is working, every time the page is refreshed, or I visit another tab and return to Twitter, th… (read more)

Twitter is constantly freezing up lately, only in Firefox. And when Twitter is working, every time the page is refreshed, or I visit another tab and return to Twitter, the page decreases to a smaller size. I have to hit "Control+" 4 times to get Twitter back to the page size I have selected for all my Tabs on Firefox. THis happens on no other website. Thanks to anyone who can figure this out.

Asked by discocapper 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

Tabs Remaining Even Following Browser Close

Hello, in regards to the subject line I was wondering if this is something I can disable, but most importantly what is actually going on behind the scenes here. Does it s… (read more)

Hello, in regards to the subject line I was wondering if this is something I can disable, but most importantly what is actually going on behind the scenes here. Does it stress hardware at all?

Asked by Wreptar 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Links to documents lead to web site connect error message

Hello, I am having problems downloading documents with Firefox. It happens very rarely, initially I only saw that problem on the Epson Microcontroller web site and now th… (read more)

Hello,

I am having problems downloading documents with Firefox. It happens very rarely, initially I only saw that problem on the Epson Microcontroller web site and now the same is happening on the Raspberry Pi web site. All other web sites work fine.

When I click on a link I get an error message that the web site cannot be found and to check the internet connection a.s.o. (see attachment). The link I clicked when I got this error message was:

https://datasheets.raspberrypi.com/rpi3/raspberry-pi-3-b-plus-reduced-schematics.pdf

It works fine on a Huawei tablet, so I suspect the problem lies with Firefox and / or my settings.

Any idea what is happening and how to solve that problem?

Kind Regards, Hugo

p.s.: the image upload here does not seem to work, the error message displayed says:

"Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at datasheets.raspberrypi.com. If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web."

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Asked by hugo_habicht 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Upgraded to latest FF, 100.0 today. Unable to pay on line shop, access denied

Have upgraded to FF100.0 today. For years shopped at Tesco uk no issues. Today unable to complete payment with error: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "h… (read more)

Have upgraded to FF100.0 today. For years shopped at Tesco uk no issues. Today unable to complete payment with error: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://payment.tesco.com/en-GB/payment?" on this server.

Reference #18.dcce7a5c.1652090089.2ebfbfXX

(I omitted last two digits)

use private browsing.

Internet explorer works!

Asked by dougcud 1 month ago

Last reply by dougcud 1 month ago

Discord Can't Speak Messages

Hi all. I am having a strange issue with Discord. I can get notification sounds and all other media plays fine there. But whenever I try to "speak comment" or set the set… (read more)

Hi all. I am having a strange issue with Discord. I can get notification sounds and all other media plays fine there. But whenever I try to "speak comment" or set the settings to always speak comments, nothing happens. The tab shows "playing", but no audio comes out, and nothing shows coming through on the mixer.

Chrome does speak as expected. A different computer, same version of Firefox also does speak as expected (in a different voice though). So that narrows it down to something in this particular copy of Firefox that is causing the problem. Plugins, settings and extensions on the two computers look the same. Also tried a different audio interface. If anyone has any ideas, please let me know!

Specs: Windows 10, Firefox 91.0 32 bit (both computers)

Asked by Mike The Performer 1 month ago

Last reply by Mike The Performer 1 month ago

firefox browser

I can't open anything in the browser. It always says "secure connection failed" and I cannot reach anything get anywhere within the use of the browser. No matter what I d… (read more)

I can't open anything in the browser. It always says "secure connection failed" and I cannot reach anything get anywhere within the use of the browser. No matter what I do try. I have looked at a number of workarounds posted online but nothing seems to work. I need some help. I use Windows 10

Asked by rgreen08 2 days ago

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Firefox sometimes doesn't launch

Firefox usually launches OK, but about a third of the time, it just doesn't launch at all. I can see the program running in the Task Manager, but the profile manager neve… (read more)

Firefox usually launches OK, but about a third of the time, it just doesn't launch at all. I can see the program running in the Task Manager, but the profile manager never appears (as it normally would) and nothing happens. If I end the Firefox process and relaunch it, it still never launches. Only a restart seems to fix it.

This has been happening for a few months now, usually when my computer has been on for a while. My system has been a little slow lately and I might have thought it was a system problem, however, Firefox is the only program that seems to have any problem launching.

I don't know if it's related, but Firefox has also been very slow connecting to websites lately, with the connection often dropping out for maybe 5 minutes at a time. I know there's nothing wrong with my actual connection because all other internet-based applications work fine and never slow down.

Firefox 91, Windows 7 x64

Asked by MartyJames 10 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 months ago