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Automatically change desktop background from firefox

i was watching youtube and suddenly my pc lagged and when i was minimize the firefox the new weird image was set as desktop background .please tell me how to remove this … (read more)

i was watching youtube and suddenly my pc lagged and when i was minimize the firefox the new weird image was set as desktop background .please tell me how to remove this from firefox 'next desktop background'

Asked by yashrajchandra2407 2 months ago

Request for a CSS file takes 40 seconds, only for some users: 20 secs "Blocked"; 20 secs "Connecting"

At first, I was debugging an EMPTY_RESPONSE issue in Chrome, but, then, I tested access to the same file in FireFox, and I saw the issue at hand: that is, instead of EMPT… (read more)

At first, I was debugging an EMPTY_RESPONSE issue in Chrome, but, then, I tested access to the same file in FireFox, and I saw the issue at hand: that is, instead of EMPTY_RESPONSE in Chrome (which, I figure, might involve a timeout that Chrome does but which FireFox doesn't do), I see what's shown in the attached screenshot: namely, that the request blocks for 20 seconds (trying to access an available socket, as I understand it), then takes 20 seconds "Connecting".

This seems to be something specific to the given user's machine -- maybe malware. However, I want to know more specifically what's happening. The idea is that maybe this 40 second delay in FireFox might help explain the EMPTY_RESPONSE in Chrome.

I found the following StackOverflow post: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27740692/request-stalled-for-a-long-time-occasionally-in-chrome

From that, in particular: "If the problem occurs only when accessing a particular server, the reason might be that chrome is fetching multiple resources (like images, CSS files, etc) on parallel connections. Since, in your case, the server is on your local network, you might want to ask the server's administrator to add support for persistent TCP connections."

I've checked to be sure the app-server (WebSphere in iSeries) is configured to allow persistent connections, and that is the case (per its admin-console). The issue does occur (for those for whom it occurs) only against our iSeries WebSphere instances, not against our Windows one. So, I've suspected something in the TCP or HTTP config on our iSeries app-servers. However, only certain users have that problem. My workstation, for instance, doesn't have that problem. So, it's not clear how it could be a server-side problem.

Meanwhile, the problem does exist for at least two users outside our network. So, if it's malware, it would seem that, somehow, those two external users happen to have the same malware as certain of our internal users. However, we haven't found any malware on our internal users' machines (using Malwarebytes, etc.) -- which, though, of course, doesn't mean there isn't any there.

Also, in the attached screenshot, the file in question is from the Bootstrap third-party JavaScript library, but we're hosting the copy of it that we're using; so, it's not a matter of needing to be able to access it from a third-party server.

Any ideas about this would be much appreciated.

Asked by llefever 2 months ago

Firefox 52.9.0

Hello. Might anyone know how to stop the garbled characters in a save to .pdf operation? Using Firefox 52.9.0 and Adobe 8, whenever I try to print on occasion the images… (read more)

Hello. Might anyone know how to stop the garbled characters in a save to .pdf operation? Using Firefox 52.9.0 and Adobe 8, whenever I try to print on occasion the images come out w/ characters where words should be and overlapping lines w/ images. Doesn't happen all the time, but often enough to be a problem. Inconsistent results, and when it does work, the images and wordings are spread quite a bit apart. Thank you for recommendations.

Asked by dbmoylan 2 months ago

Language changing in Wordpress Gutenberg editor

When using Firefox version 89.0.2 (64-bit) on a Mac and editing a Wordpress post using the inbuilt Gutenberg editor the language changes, without notice, from English to … (read more)

When using Firefox version 89.0.2 (64-bit) on a Mac and editing a Wordpress post using the inbuilt Gutenberg editor the language changes, without notice, from English to what appears to be German. I have checked all my settings in Wordpress and on Firefox and all settings are for English. This does not happen using Safari or Chrome so I suspect it is an issue particular to Firefox. Has anybody else had the same experience or know how I can resolve it?

Asked by tonyp2 2 months ago

YouTube video playback issue

Up until today, I have been able to watch YouTube videos without any issues. Today, I tried to watch a video on YouTube and got a green screen with weird blocky images on… (read more)

Up until today, I have been able to watch YouTube videos without any issues.

Today, I tried to watch a video on YouTube and got a green screen with weird blocky images on the left side (it's always the left side).

It's not on every video, and it's YouTube specific. I have tried other video platforms and watching YouTube videos that are embedded on other sites with no issues.

Some Videos on YouTube playback with absolutely no issues.

Some Videos changing the resolution down 1 setting allows playback.

Issue seems to go away when I disable hardware acceleration. As mentioned, there were no issues up until today and nothing has changed on the desktop. It was literally fine up until I went to bed. Woke up this morning and the issue started.

Image of issue attached.

Asked by stevenbadeaux 2 months ago

Headphone Sound Quality

Since the most recent Windows 10 update, I've noticed that when I use my Bluetooth headphones(over the ear), while the Firefox browser is open, the sound quality sounds d… (read more)

Since the most recent Windows 10 update, I've noticed that when I use my Bluetooth headphones(over the ear), while the Firefox browser is open, the sound quality sounds distorted and low. When I use Google Chrome or Windows Edge the sound quality is considerably better(only if they are open while Firefox is closed). I notice that if I have Firefox open the sound is distorted regardless of what browser is open and as soon as I close Firefox the sound quality instantly improves....rather dramatically. This was not an issue with Firefox, before the last Windows 10 update. Any idea of what could be causing this problem and how too correct it?

Asked by a.clark 2 months ago

Firefox Color Extension

Hello again, Thanks for fixing the Color Extension. It is working fine now! I just have one last question: How to fix the black background preference loadup links tabs on… (read more)

Hello again, Thanks for fixing the Color Extension. It is working fine now! I just have one last question: How to fix the black background preference loadup links tabs on the main tab page. They should be white. Can I fix it from my end? It is making it difficult to make a few of my designs look right. (See picture below.) I see there is no way to fix this in the Extension, even under the advanced tab. Thanks for any help. Have a good day!

Asked by SpringSong25 2 months ago

MSAL IFrame (Teams Admin Center)

When trying to access the Microsoft Teams Admin Center all I get is a blank page titled MSAL IFrame (see attachment). The admin center still works fine in other browsers,… (read more)

When trying to access the Microsoft Teams Admin Center all I get is a blank page titled MSAL IFrame (see attachment).

The admin center still works fine in other browsers, just not Firefox and only since a couple of weeks ago. I have been able to access the Admin center through Firefox previously?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by Luke Seeney 2 months ago

Очень много потребяелся ОЗУ и совсем не сходится со встроеным диспетчером

Браузер стал потреблять очень много памяти, (у меня из начально было 4Gb), для решения проблемы добавил еще 4 Gb, но и браузер стал потреблять все остальное, как урезать … (read more)

Браузер стал потреблять очень много памяти, (у меня из начально было 4Gb), для решения проблемы добавил еще 4 Gb, но и браузер стал потреблять все остальное, как урезать аппетиты браузера? В итоге это приводит к нехватке памяти и аварийному завершению браузера.

Asked by kill_v 2 months ago

Google homepage will not open unless I clear the history first.

Recently switched from Comcast to Sonic. Have a bunch of identity issues. Old sites do not recognize me, and put me through a bunch of hoops to get on the web page. ALS… (read more)

Recently switched from Comcast to Sonic. Have a bunch of identity issues. Old sites do not recognize me, and put me through a bunch of hoops to get on the web page.

ALSO.....Using Firefox, and Google homepage. The homepage will not open unless I first clear the history. Then it will open. It will open if I migrate from one website to another, but if I close it down and try to reopen the homepage......again....I have to delete history first.

Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

Asked by gwkelly06 2 months ago

Last reply by timo16 2 months ago

SOME web pages that have autologin DO NOT LOAD when loading from new tab??

SOME forum WEBSITES DO NOT LOAD multiple times when trying to access them FROM the new tab home page. Requires RETRYING THE LOAD AGAIN BECAUSE it just shows afreaking bla… (read more)

SOME forum WEBSITES DO NOT LOAD multiple times when trying to access them FROM the new tab home page. Requires RETRYING THE LOAD AGAIN BECAUSE it just shows afreaking blank page HOLY CRAP WHAT is up with that that is CRAZY! AHAHA never happened IN BRAVE BROWSER

Asked by Wes 2 months ago

Error with Firefox Monitor Data Removal Service survey

Hi there! Apologies if this isn't the best place to ask, I'm happy to post my question elsewhere if needed. I've just wait-listed for the Firefox Monitor Data Removal Ser… (read more)

Hi there! Apologies if this isn't the best place to ask, I'm happy to post my question elsewhere if needed.

I've just wait-listed for the Firefox Monitor Data Removal Service I saw at the bottom of the Firefox Monitor dashboard (https://monitor.firefox.com/remove-my-data), but the relevancy and usefulness survey on the main page for the new feature (https://monitor.firefox.com/remove-my-data) doesn't seem to work for me. See the attached image for the exact error.

Thanks for the help!

Asked by aidanhasaknife 2 months ago

Google sites do not work on Firefox due to cookies

In the past few weeks I have noticed that I at some point in the day Google sites stop working. I cannot search using the address bar and I cannot visit any Google site. … (read more)

In the past few weeks I have noticed that I at some point in the day Google sites stop working. I cannot search using the address bar and I cannot visit any Google site. If I clear the cache and the cookies everything starts working again for a few minutes to a few hours.

This happens both on Mac and on PC. As you can understand this is not a usable scenario. The workaround of clearing the cache and cookies every time this happens is not a solution since it means I need to login into all the sites I was logged in before clearing the cache and cookies. Also this only happens on Firefox and not other browsers.

Asked by Antonis 2 months ago

Using Newspapers.com Archives

I'm having issues with Newspapers.com Archives. After I do a search the windows down the left side just spin like they are trying to open. If and when they open and I sel… (read more)

I'm having issues with Newspapers.com Archives. After I do a search the windows down the left side just spin like they are trying to open. If and when they open and I select an article I want to view in a different tab, that page is real slow to load and most of the times doesn't even load. The site works fine in MS Edge and use to work great in Firefox but now is difficult to work with. I've even reset my Firefox.

Asked by Dano62 2 months ago

Wordpress site not displaying correctly in Firefox

A Wordpress website that I am building is not displaying properly in Firefox (the problem does not occur in Chrome). As the following video shows, when you clear the cach… (read more)

A Wordpress website that I am building is not displaying properly in Firefox (the problem does not occur in Chrome).

As the following video shows, when you clear the cache and then view the site, it displays as intended. However, when you click on the site logo in the top left corner, some elements no longer display full page as they should: https://www.dropbox.com/s/sj05vkhyq5bwxtg/Mark%20Angus%20Firefox%20Video.mov?dl=0

I have been in contact with the theme developers, but I am not sure they have grasped the issue, as they keep coming back to me and saying the site is fine when they view it — but that it is in Chrome which, I have said, is fine. It is with Firefox that the issue occurs.

If anyone could provide me with some advice or suggestions, I would be most grateful.

Asked by Mark Angus 2 months ago

Search Bar not working with Google Search

Some time in the last couple weeks or so, the search box (the box that appears to the right of the URL box) stopped working in Firefox, at least some of the time (some ti… (read more)

Some time in the last couple weeks or so, the search box (the box that appears to the right of the URL box) stopped working in Firefox, at least some of the time (some times it works, I have not been able to figure out criteria for when it does and doesn't work). I enter text in the search box and hit 'Enter' (or click the -> symbol) but then search is not executed. The same page I am on remains. I can see that the browser is doing something though. If I watch closely, what happens after I hit 'Enter' to execute search is I see two things happening: 1. the 'Reload current page' circular arrow on the top left area spins 2. For a brief moment a gray box appears in bottom left of browser with "www.google.com" as the text. I have tested searching using other engines besides the default of Google that I have set, and have not experienced the problem when selecting another engine. Also, after I experience the problem, I can consistently get search to work by completely quitting Firefox and reopening.

Asked by matt2021 2 months ago

Firefox stops loading any page until cache is manually cleared

This issue started to happen on previous version of Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu Linux 20.04.2 LTS Workstation on Dell Latitude 5280 laptop. Browsing the web sites i… (read more)

This issue started to happen on previous version of Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on Ubuntu Linux 20.04.2 LTS Workstation on Dell Latitude 5280 laptop.

Browsing the web sites is working for a while, but than it suddenly stops loading any page until I go and manually empty the cache. Happens at different random cache sizes (200 MB, 18 MB, 2 MB, etc.). Upgraded the browser to the latest 89.0.2 but the issue still persist. The upgrade happened via the browser but also completely uninstalled Firefox and installing the new version again.

Also deleted everything under ~/.cache/mozila but still no change in behaviour. I have Ghostery and NoScript installed from your Add-On web site. Running the browser in Private Window without those add-ons loaded doesn't seem to have the same issue.

Asked by szemet1 2 months ago

New July Windows Update causing audio to drop out when streaming using the FireFox Browser

My PC updated to the full removal of Flash. As of this morning 7/7/2021 when I stream any video on YouTube, Hulu or any other video streaming service the audio will drop … (read more)

My PC updated to the full removal of Flash. As of this morning 7/7/2021 when I stream any video on YouTube, Hulu or any other video streaming service the audio will drop out after about 10s.

I am able to playback video/audio without issue on chrome and Explorer, but not on FireFox my preferred browser.

Asked by kevin155 2 months ago

Firefox Desktop MacBook/MACOS

DuckDuckGo and other extensions disappears from Firefox after I shutdown and reboot my computer. I have reloaded the extensions on several occasions but still disappears.… (read more)

DuckDuckGo and other extensions disappears from Firefox after I shutdown and reboot my computer. I have reloaded the extensions on several occasions but still disappears.

Asked by johntu41 2 months ago