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Print Preview takes two minutes to load

When I try to print anything in Firefox, the print preview window comes up with a spinning cursor where the page preview belongs, and it takes two minutes before it goes … (read more)

When I try to print anything in Firefox, the print preview window comes up with a spinning cursor where the page preview belongs, and it takes two minutes before it goes away and the actual preview appears. Only then can I actually print. Whatever process is taking two minutes even prevents me from quitting Firefox -- if I try to quit within that two minutes the FF window does close, bu* Bulleted list itemt the app itself doesn't shut down (as seen from the icon in the dock) until those two minutes have elapsed.

I can bypass the wait by clicking Print Using System Dialogue at the bottom right of the preview window, so I have a workaround. (Although whatever process it's waiting for is still going on, since I still can't quit FF until those two minutes elapse!)

Thanks for any help!

Asked by jimmosk 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jimmosk 1 week ago

Firefox 86 is borderline unusable on my computer

This has been an issue of mine for the past few days and I can't find a fix. I've tried to troubleshoot it and I've repeatedly reinstalled Firefox several times. The appl… (read more)

This has been an issue of mine for the past few days and I can't find a fix. I've tried to troubleshoot it and I've repeatedly reinstalled Firefox several times. The application either:

a. Doesn't open at all after I click the icon b. Freezes, refuses to register inputs and/or crashes c. Works temporarily, eventually turns into part B

My OS is Windows 10 and I want Firefox to be my default browser but it's not running properly at all on my computer. I have sent multiple crash reports because of this. Does anyone know what the problem could be? This has never happened to me before.

Asked by thejerseynative 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Growing tired of having to refresh pages to see some content

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a lo… (read more)

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a long while (very infrequent) a page will just fail to completely load and I'll have to hit refresh so the wheels on the bus keep spinning.

Pages I have issues with: Yahoo Yahoo News Facebook CNN

The not loading images is the most frequent issue. Sometimes I'll need to reload a page a couple of times to see a pic. This is NOT on pages I have cached, but rather new pages I'm visiting.

The issue of not seeing new content is especially clear when approving new members or posts to a group within Facebook. This is a very regular occurance.

I just recently reloaded my computer from scratch (Mid Feb 2021), and this did NOT alleviate the issue, but rather it continued unabated.

The loading image issue looks like this.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/jamie-spears-lawyer-speaks-britney-123134221.html

Asked by S.C.Estes 4 days ago

Last reply by user3592526 4 days ago

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Crash Reporter not working anymore

Recent versions of Firefox have started crashing more and more often for me. As of version 80.0, it happens around 1–2 times a day on average, usually when the session ha… (read more)

Recent versions of Firefox have started crashing more and more often for me. As of version 80.0, it happens around 1–2 times a day on average, usually when the session has been running for a while. In the middle of work, Firefox window(s) will just disappear and the process is no longer running. This will happen both on my Windows 10 and my Windows 7 system.

I recently realised that I hadn't been seeing the Mozilla Crash Reporter window in a long time, on either system. I just assumed my crash reports were being sent in order to help fix these bugs, but today I decided to check, and saw that crash reports are not even generated anymore. When I oben about:crashes, I see that the last crash report is from May. I'm sure I've had Firefox crash many dozens of times since then, but the crash reporting facility seems to no longer work.

I tried running Firefox in Safe Mode as well. The result is the same: it will crash usually after a few hours of work, without any error, no crash reporter window, and no crash report showing up in about:crashes afterwards.

What could have broken my Crash Reporter functionality (and on both of my systems, too)? And how can I get it back to generating and submitting these reports?

Asked by daniel139 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Youtube error: "An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: uFCV2ClQxLQMYdFX)"

Youtube was working fine but now it gives me the error message "An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: uFCV2ClQxLQMYdFX)" I cleared cache, refreshed the… (read more)

Youtube was working fine but now it gives me the error message "An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: uFCV2ClQxLQMYdFX)"

I cleared cache, refreshed the browser, restarted, disabled ublock and logged out of my YT account. Still doesn't seem to work.

Youtube works fine on other browsers like edge and chrome.

Asked by munifc 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Issues with youtube

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am consta… (read more)

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am constantly having to login. For some reason the ability to see lists or to utilize any functions on the youtube website do not work properly because I am unable to remain logged in. Is anyone else having difficulty with youtube?

Asked by Chris 2 months ago

Answered by AlkindiX 2 months ago

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Firefox won't play ANY videos at all

Firefox won't play any video, on any website at all. I get different error messages on different sites, such as: The video playback was aborted due to a corruption probl… (read more)

Firefox won't play any video, on any website at all. I get different error messages on different sites, such as: The video playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or because the video used features your browser did not support OR Sorry, we're having trouble with playing this video. I've tried following some of the advice in the forums here, so I cleared the cache and the cookies, I ensured DRM content is enabled, and I unchecked the 'Use hardware acceleration when possible' option under preferences. None of this has made any difference. I also restarted firefox and installed an adobe flash player add on. Still no success. Any advice?

Asked by mayaharish 2 months ago

Answered by mayaharish 2 months ago

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Can't play Live Stream Videos on Firefox

Ever since i re-installed my windows, Firefox just won't play live streams. Neither Youtube or Twitch works. I have tried everything i have seen on internet, nothing work… (read more)

Ever since i re-installed my windows, Firefox just won't play live streams. Neither Youtube or Twitch works. I have tried everything i have seen on internet, nothing works. I do get to see them on Chrome or Brave, but i don't like those browsers, i wan't my firefox back!!!!

Asked by TioLucho 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Strange behaviour when copying images on Mac

Long time listener, first time caller... :) [Seriously have been using and loving Firefox/Mozilla since 2004-2005, before that was Netscape Navigator, this is the first t… (read more)

Long time listener, first time caller... :) [Seriously have been using and loving Firefox/Mozilla since 2004-2005, before that was Netscape Navigator, this is the first time I can recall having an issue that I can't find already written up and solved. Hence, this post.]

I've been having some odd issues with Firefox (85.0.2 64-bit) on my Intel Mac (Big Sur 11.2.1) for the past few months, and this morning decided to dig in deeper.

The backstory: When I’ve wanted to copy and image and paste it into Apple Messages, the images sometimes don’t send because Messages doesn’t support TIFF, WEBP, or PNG formats when sending to someone who doesn’t have an iMessage account (aka using standard MMS like to Android phones). So, I then have to convert the failed image to JPG, delete the failed message, and drag the saved JPG image file into Messages and can then resend it.

The issue: Today, I discovered that when I copy a JPG image from Firefox, and paste it into Apple messages, it seems that it doesn’t send because it appears to be either copied or pasted as a different format than the original image?

To reproduce:

  1. Go to a web site with a JPG image ( http://www.lunarbaboon.com for example)
  2. Right-Click on the JPEG image ( comicorder038.jpg for example) and select “View Image Info”
  3. Right-Click on the JPEG image and select “Copy Image”
  4. Paste into Messages to send to someone who doesn’t have an iMessage account
  5. Hit enter to send
  6. Wait a few seconds for failure
  7. Click on failure Info
  8. Right-Click on image and select Open
  9. Preview shows the file as TIFF not JPG

To simplify:

  1. Go to a web site with a JPG image ( http://www.lunarbaboon.com for example)
  2. Right-Click on the JPEG image ( comicorder038.jpg for example) and select “Copy Image”
  3. Open Preview and select “New from Clipboard”
  4. Select “Tools -> Show Inspector”
  5. Preview shows the file as PNG not JPG

What I’ve tried: Copy & paste of same image from Firefox - Safe Mode fails - So, doubt it is something in my Firefox config Copy & paste of same image from Safari works - So, doubt it is something MacOS related However, copy & paste of same image from Chrome fails too - So, maybe it is something MacOS related?

Any suggestions on what to try next?

Asked by sck626 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Popup windows shows blank screen

I am having trouble while right clicking on the firefox, it shows blank area. Also every popup messages texts are not visible. Firefox Version : 48.0 Os  : MacOS Big Sur … (read more)

I am having trouble while right clicking on the firefox, it shows blank area. Also every popup messages texts are not visible.

Firefox Version : 48.0 Os  : MacOS Big Sur 11.2.1


Attaching the screenshot for the same.

Asked by l1support 1 week ago

firefox high CPU, RAM, HDD load when open few tabs at once

when i open 4-5 tabs at once, this is happening. No matter which tabs. I just opened google search and few results. It keep loading my pc until i restart firefox, eben wh… (read more)

when i open 4-5 tabs at once, this is happening. No matter which tabs. I just opened google search and few results. It keep loading my pc until i restart firefox, eben when i close these tabs. What to do with it?

Asked by 夏風 6 days ago

Server not found

I am just not able to access sites related to CFA Institute, rest I am able to do. If I try to browse any of the site related to that, I am getting: 'Server Not Found", a… (read more)

I am just not able to access sites related to CFA Institute, rest I am able to do. If I try to browse any of the site related to that, I am getting: 'Server Not Found", as window heading and below the description looks like this:

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at cfasocietyindia.org.

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.

I have tried every possible outcome, but not able to solve this. Hence if anyone can help on this, that would be great. Attaching a screenshot for a better refrence

Asked by akshesh.katkoria 6 days ago

Firefox History Manipulation

Greetings. Whenever I click on a link to Facebook, the page manipulates the browser history, effectively disabling the back button by adding multiple instances of the sam… (read more)

Greetings.

Whenever I click on a link to Facebook, the page manipulates the browser history, effectively disabling the back button by adding multiple instances of the same page. I read that Google addressed this issue with Chrome a while back, but I don't find anything about a fix for Firefox. Is there one?

Thank in advance. Bill

Asked by firefox181 6 days ago

Last reply by firefox181 6 days ago

Sharepoint Won't Work with Firefox 86 for Windows

I am still looking for help in seeing if I can use Microsoft Sharepoint with Firefox 86. When I try to log-in, I get a message that says "Working..." followed by a messag… (read more)

I am still looking for help in seeing if I can use Microsoft Sharepoint with Firefox 86. When I try to log-in, I get a message that says "Working..." followed by a message that says I can't log on to the site and that I need to log-in. I can reach the regular Office portal and the other office apps without an issue.

Suggestions are welcome!

Asked by joshuavcraft 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Submit Feedback Button redirects to the end-of-survey-landingpage

Hi there. I have a feature that I would like to see on Firefox (Pinch zoom on touch displays in the Firefox PDF reader). So what I did I searched for the best possible wa… (read more)

Hi there. I have a feature that I would like to see on Firefox (Pinch zoom on touch displays in the Firefox PDF reader).

So what I did I searched for the best possible way to submit my feedback. I belive to have found it under Help -> Submit feedback. But upon clicking this button, I get immediately redirected to this page:

https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/Give-feedback-landing-page

which undoubtly seems like a redirect error.

Tried this Link on my Firefox (with addons), Firefox private and Edge, always the same result.

Happy to hear some suggestions!

Asked by emanuel.smile 6 days ago

Answered by emanuel.smile 6 days ago

videos not loading

Question for community. Here in Seattle KOMO is the local ABC affiliate. Since the last Firefox upgrade videos like the one I am offerring here from their site will not… (read more)

Question for community. Here in Seattle KOMO is the local ABC affiliate. Since the last Firefox upgrade videos like the one I am offerring here from their site will not load and I end up having to go to another browser. Even in safe mode videos will not load? Any thoughts?


https://komonews.com/weather/scotts-weather-blog/convergence-zone-puts-on-a-show-for-seattle

Asked by codetalker 6 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 days ago

Nvidia driver crash caused by video playback in Firefox?

Hey, This is a bit of a stretch, recently I've been experiencing some blackscreen events and it's been very difficult to pin down the problem. Windows Event Viewer shows … (read more)

Hey,

This is a bit of a stretch, recently I've been experiencing some blackscreen events and it's been very difficult to pin down the problem. Windows Event Viewer shows the error as "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered." (event id 4101), which by itself is not very helpful at all.

Essentially what happens is both of my monitors go black for a few seconds with a 'no signal' message, and then come back to life. All audio continues to play as normal and I can still interact with things on my PC, even though I can't see them.

The thing is, they seem to happen more frequently (if not 100% of the time) when viewing video playback in Firefox through YouTube, Twitch, etc. So this got me wondering, is the problem actually caused by Firefox? I'm using developer edition 87.0b1, which is the latest version.

I haven't recently updated my Nvidia drivers (I'm using the latest drivers - 461.40) or Windows itself (I'm using Windows 10 Pro 20H2), recently I did update my Firefox and if my memory serves correctly then the timing would about line up for when I started getting these crashes.

I appreciate this is quite a niche issue, but it seems like a software rather than hardware problem (and of course may be totally unconnected to Firefox, I'm just poking in the dark). This PC is all quite new and I've had 0 issues at all other than recently these driver crashes started happening out of nowhere.

Has anyone else experienced a similar issue?

Asked by Simon 6 days ago

Keyboard and mouse input delays with Firefox on Wayland

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable del… (read more)

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable delay while typing or interacting with the mouse. It seems the input is received but it is not rendered on the screen.

I used the profiler and uploaded a profiler session to help you investigate the problem.

Asked by Ashwin Vishnu 6 days ago