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Audio & Video Playback

Whenever I have a tab playing any form of audio, and another different tab begins playing audio, both tabs will stutter/pause for about a second, and block each other mom… (read more)

Whenever I have a tab playing any form of audio, and another different tab begins playing audio, both tabs will stutter/pause for about a second, and block each other momentarily. This is especially noticeable whenever I use something like Discord, where the constant pings will frequently interrupt my YouTube video. Even when I mute the Discord tab, it still causes my YouTube video to stutter and pause.

I have tried deleting Firefox completely, and removing all old add-on/extensions, preferences, %appdata% files, etc., and nothing works. I don't get this issue at all when using Chrome or Edge, so I'm having a hard time understanding why this is happening. Many years ago, back when I first used Firefox, I never encountered this issue.

Now that I re-downloaded Firefox this last year, I've had this annoying issue without any way to remove it. I'm quickly approaching my wit's end trying to solve this issue. I have asked a few friends who use Firefox, and none of them have this issue. All the guides from this site so far have proves unhelpful in trying to resolve my issue. If you could help out, please let me know!

Asked by EliteWolfHunter 3 days ago

Non disappearing shortcut icon "WordPress"

bold textCan't dismiss a WordPress short-cut icon from the list in search engine firefox, even after unpinning. I now have 3. I did it to the Amazon icon and it dissapear… (read more)

bold textCan't dismiss a WordPress short-cut icon from the list in search engine firefox, even after unpinning. I now have 3. I did it to the Amazon icon and it dissapeared immediately

Asked by highway101.dj 3 days ago

Last reply by highway101.dj 3 days ago

CPU spike while typing in other app

Recently notice CPU spikes while: - i type text in other apps - and it feels like firefox captures my input - not using firefox directly, it just run by itself without an… (read more)

Recently notice CPU spikes while:

- i type text in other apps
- and it feels like firefox captures my input
- not using firefox directly, it just run by itself without any load
- and this spikes happens only when firefox is runs, when closed all fine
- same thing with waterfox which uses the same codebase confirming

that the issue is related.

Asked by 0sPAcU 3 days ago

Bookmark sync accross devices

Hello, I have 4 devices (2 laptops, 1 phone and 1 PC), which I logged in to my Firefox account in all of them. I can see my bookmarks in all except for the PC (Windows 10… (read more)

Hello,

I have 4 devices (2 laptops, 1 phone and 1 PC), which I logged in to my Firefox account in all of them. I can see my bookmarks in all except for the PC (Windows 10). I can not see my pc under the connected devices from all other devices but I can not access my bookmarks from the browser that I am using on my PC. Can you please guide me how to fix this issue.

Thank you, Afsane

Asked by af.baghestani 5 days ago

Last reply by af.baghestani 2 days ago

[PL]: Jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? [EN]: How to restore a session in Mozilla Firefox without refreshing the restored tabs?

[PL]: Zwracam się do Państwa z uprzejmą prośbą i pytaniem: jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? Podczas użytkowania, Mozilla Firefox… (read more)

[PL]: Zwracam się do Państwa z uprzejmą prośbą i pytaniem: jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? Podczas użytkowania, Mozilla Firefox niespodziewanie się zamknęła. Pojawiła się możliwość przywrócenia sesji (co zostało zaprezentowane na dołączonym zrzucie ekranu). Zależy mi, by po wciśnięciu przycisku ,,Przywróć sesję", wszystkie przywrócone karty otworzyły się bez odświeżania, czyli innymi słowy, by otwarte w tych kartach strony internetowe nie zostały odświeżone. Niektóre strony internetowe po odświeżeniu nie będą już aktywne bądź nie będą już posiadały informacji, które są mi niezbędne do dalszej pracy, dlatego zależy mi, by odzyskać je w takim stanie, w jakim były one przed nieoczekiwanym zamknięciem Mozilli Firefox, gdyż jest to sytuacja, która nie wynika z mojej winy tylko z zaistniałej awarii Mozilli Firefox. Proszę o odpowiedź, co należy zrobić (np. co zmienić w ustawieniach przeglądarki Mozilla Firefox lub gdziekolwiek indziej), by przywracając sesję, karty nie zostały odświeżone. Jeśli znają Państwo jakieś inne sposoby, by karty w przeglądarce nie zostały odświeżone (związane np. z przywracaniem systemu do punktu przywracania bądź z połączeniem internetowym), to proszę o wskazówki, ponieważ nieoczekiwane zamknięcie Mozilli Firefox spowodowało mi ogromne kłopoty. Z góry serdecznie dziękuję za pilną pomoc, ponieważ jest mi ona potrzebna jak najszybciej z uwagi na moje obowiązki.

[EN]: I am asking you with a kind request and a question: how to restore a session in Mozilla Firefox without refreshing the restored tabs? Mozilla Firefox quit unexpectedly while in use. There is an option to restore the session (as shown in the attached screenshot). After pressing the "Restore session" button, I want all restored tabs to open without refreshing, in other words, that the websites opened in these tabs will not be refreshed. After refreshing, some websites will no longer be active or will no longer have information that is necessary for my further work, so I want to recover them in the state they were in before the unexpected shutdown of Mozilla Firefox, because this is a situation that is not my fault but the failure of Mozilla Firefox. Please. o answer what needs to be done (e.g. what to change in the settings of Mozilla Firefox or elsewhere) so that the tabs are not refreshed when restoring the session. system to a restore point or with an internet connection), I am asking for tips, because Mozilla Firefox unexpectedly shutdown I was in great trouble. Thank you very much in advance for your urgent help, because I need it as soon as possible due to my responsibilities.

Asked by dawid.dawid55555 2 days ago

Play MP4 video

How do I reset the settings so I can play MPeg4 videos in the browser without a dialog box asking to download it? I've tried going under Settings but it won't let me sel… (read more)

How do I reset the settings so I can play MPeg4 videos in the browser without a dialog box asking to download it? I've tried going under Settings but it won't let me select "Open in FireFox."

Asked by bneri001 3 days ago

Last reply by bneri001 2 days ago

How do I keep the focus on History when opening multiple tabs?

When I use the History window, I usually open a number of sites rather than just one. When I select "open in new tab", the focus jumps from the History window, where I'm … (read more)

When I use the History window, I usually open a number of sites rather than just one. When I select "open in new tab", the focus jumps from the History window, where I'm working, to the new tab, which I would instead like opened in the background while I continue working in the History window.

Is there a setting to stop this change of focus from happening, and if so, what is it called and where is it located?

Asked by MyTempAccount 2 days ago

DNS Timeout for autopush.prod.mozaws.net in Windows 10 Event Log

An error reoccurs in the Windows 10 Event Log every 15 minutes. What could be causing this? Details: Source: DNS Client Events Event: 1014 Level: Warning User: NETWORK SE… (read more)

An error reoccurs in the Windows 10 Event Log every 15 minutes. What could be causing this?

Details: Source: DNS Client Events Event: 1014 Level: Warning User: NETWORK SERVICE General Details: Name resolution for the name autopush.prod.mozaws.net timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded.

Asked by Frank R. Pollard, Jr. 2 days ago

Website doesnt work with Firefox ESR

Hello, i have a problem with Firefox ESR and the management Webinterface of a telefon system (Auerswald COMpact5200R). The Website works with Edge, Chrome, IE and normal … (read more)

Hello,

i have a problem with Firefox ESR and the management Webinterface of a telefon system (Auerswald COMpact5200R). The Website works with Edge, Chrome, IE and normal Firefox Releases - but not with the ESR Releases for example 91.2.0esr or 91.1.0esr.

When i open the website it asks for credentials. Then there is a button (think its a new frame), if i click this, it ask again for credentials (if you want to get admin rights). Normal users doesnt have these rights, so they cancel the dialog and get their configuration functions.

If i do this with Firefox ESR - the second popop for credentials show up - and if i cancel it, the frame/website doesnt load further.

I tried different settings for SameSite cookies or network.auth.allow-subresource-auth but (same settings than in normal Firefox releases) it doenst work. Sorry, but i cannot provide a public link for testing to the website, because its an internal management Interface.

What can i check next to get it work again?

Regards, Michael

Asked by michael.reiter 2 days ago

Last reply by michael.reiter 2 days ago

MS Windows 10, Firefox v.18.5.0.0 - "Changes not Saved. An unexpected error has prevented your changes from being saved."

Sorry, I suspect this is an often asked question, but after endless searching on this site, and trying many old solutions, I still can not create, save, and use a User Pr… (read more)

Sorry, I suspect this is an often asked question, but after endless searching on this site, and trying many old solutions, I still can not create, save, and use a User Profile. [See uploaded photo]

First, when I explore my C:\Users\Bud Parker\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles folder I find empty folders named for the many times I have attempted to recreate a usable Firefox profile. There is no JSON File or anything else in any of the folders. Hence, it appears I cannot save a created profile. Of course, if it isn't saved in the appropriate location - I'm dead in the water.

I tried saving one on my Desktop and using it, all to no avail. In past, I've run some aggressive maintenance programs cleaning up Windows, but I could always enter Firefox. Of course, that does not mean it didn't finally occur...

By the way, I can use a Portable version of Firefox, just not an installed version. I completely uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it with the current version. Still nothing.

So, now I ask the Mozilla Brain Trust for assistance. Let me say in advance that I appreciate you reading and thinking about this,

Bud

Asked by Bud 2 days ago

Please unlock my account (valid email)

Hi, I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has lock… (read more)

Hi,

I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has locked my account.

Would you please fix this asap? I use your browser to work and not having my account back would force me to switch to Chromium, which I don't want to. Please note my account and my email address are both legit. Thanks

Asked by Ramen 5 days ago

Last reply by Ramen 2 days ago

For some reason your browser will not allow remote pc to display "my computer" which is a list of 19 computers

I have used firefox and remote pc for some time now, but as of this morning when I try to access my computers in remote pc only the spinning circle shows. If I use any ot… (read more)

I have used firefox and remote pc for some time now, but as of this morning when I try to access my computers in remote pc only the spinning circle shows. If I use any other browser the computers display properly it is only in firefox that this is happening. I have cleared the cache and the problem persists.

Asked by Dustcloud 2 days ago

ADobe Acrobat default PDF changed

The oddest thing happened today. Maybe not that odd based on other posts. I've always had Adobe Acrobat as my default PDF reader. For whatever reason, this afternoon, it … (read more)

The oddest thing happened today. Maybe not that odd based on other posts. I've always had Adobe Acrobat as my default PDF reader. For whatever reason, this afternoon, it changed itself back to FF reader. I don't know how that happened. One moment it was working fine and then it wasn't. I reset it back to Adobe. Any explanation as to why it would change itself? Thanks

Asked by arejfour 5 days ago

Last reply by arejfour 2 days ago

Can't play videos from streaming sites with drm, like netflix

Starting a few weeks ago firefox refuses to play video from netflix and prime video. I've googled a bit, but nothing worked. Using firefox 93.0 on windows 10, here is wha… (read more)

Starting a few weeks ago firefox refuses to play video from netflix and prime video. I've googled a bit, but nothing worked. Using firefox 93.0 on windows 10, here is what I tried so far (not necessarily in that order):

  • Refresh page
  • Restart PC
  • clear cache
  • disable extensions
  • run in troubleshoot mode
  • refresh firefox profile
  • try a new firefox profile
  • reinstall firefox
  • checked whether the drm box is checked/checked and unchecked it a few times
  • reinstalled widevine
  • checked whether privacy.resistFingerprinting is false, since someone apparently had a netflix error related to that setting

Probably forgot some. Also works fine on other browsers, just thought it was odd.

Here is what the errors in the debugger say:

on prime video:

downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Amazon Ember" style:normal weight:400 stretch:100 src index:0): status=2152398850 source: https://m.media-amazon.com/images/G/01/AUIClients/AmazonUIFont-amazonember_rg-cc7ebaa05a2cd3b02c0929ac0475a44ab30b7efa._V2_.woff2 The Components object is deprecated. It will soon be removed. amzn1.dv.gti.82b45cf3-7c88-8d4b-e754-2c59839b982d:2494:148 Content Security Policy: The report URI (about:blank) should be an HTTP or HTTPS URI. Content Security Policy: The page's settings observed the loading of a resource at blob:https://smile.amazon.de/15296b51-1883-49bd-b738-ab0bd00e2a82 ("worker-src"). A CSP report is being sent.

on netflix:

Content Security Policy: The report URI (about:blank) should be an HTTP or HTTPS URI. browse:194:28 Content Security Policy: The page's settings observed the loading of a resource at https://www.netflix.com/service-worker.js ("worker-src"). A CSP report is being sent. browse:194:28

Asked by lichterbring 2 days ago

Last reply by lichterbring 2 days ago

I am constantly getting a bar at the top of the screen saying "Mozilla is not responding"...

I am constantly getting a notice at the top of the screen that says "Mozilla is not responding". It all stalls and then eventually, Mozilla apparently starts to respond a… (read more)

I am constantly getting a notice at the top of the screen that says "Mozilla is not responding". It all stalls and then eventually, Mozilla apparently starts to respond and it goes to the page I choose. I have kept up with all the updates and am not a huge online person in the first place. Why does this happen? It is so often, I am tempted to change browsers.

Asked by meandsinger2010 2 days ago

Last reply by meandsinger2010 1 day ago

two finger scrolling not working

Two finger scrolling in Firefox has stopped working. It works on all other apps. The page-up and page-down arrows do scroll. This happened suddenly, and I can't find a … (read more)

Two finger scrolling in Firefox has stopped working. It works on all other apps. The page-up and page-down arrows do scroll. This happened suddenly, and I can't find a place to address it.

Asked by LRKuhrt 1 day ago

missing url's in search drop down box

When I click in the URL search bar, a list of the most common sites appears, with one glaring omission, eBay! All my other frequent website appear, like bbc.co.uk and yo… (read more)

When I click in the URL search bar, a list of the most common sites appears, with one glaring omission, eBay!

All my other frequent website appear, like bbc.co.uk and youtube.com and scan.co.uk etc etc, but ebay.co.uk is always missing despite my visiting the site at least 3 times a day.

Any ideas as to why please?

Cheers, John.

Asked by mustang_john 1 day ago