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Slow Firefox

System: MSI B640 Tomahawk. I5 10600KU 32GB RAM Video: MSI 3070 X3 System Drive: 250GB fast Samsung SSD, with 50% free. System OS: W10Pro_x64 21H1, Defender, no Firewall,… (read more)

System: MSI B640 Tomahawk. I5 10600KU 32GB RAM

Video: MSI 3070 X3

System Drive: 250GB fast Samsung SSD, with 50% free.

System OS: W10Pro_x64 21H1, Defender, no Firewall, no extra AV. Firefox_93.0_x64

Network: TYPE: Dedicated FIBER LAN Provider: Telenet Account Type: FIBER_200 Plus +


Addons: Adblock + µblock FBPurity Block Sender New Tab Override Cookie Manager and Cookie quick Manager Auto-High-Quality for youtube Ant Downloader Video Downloadhelper Cute Save Button WebP Image Converter Translate Web Page

Additional Information: Open Pinned Tabs: In between 25 and 60, depending on my current activities.

Tried: Disabling each add-on until all were off. Safe Start. Nothing helps.

Understandings: 1) No browser is made to run up to 60 open tabs (possibly even more)!!! 2) I run a "plethora" (compared to most users) if add-ons; these also bring the use speed down. 3) Resource used: 2GB (with "mere 30 pages" open.

BUT: DESPITE that: I ALSO understand that, considering my system and Network Type, it should not even be problematic with 200 pages open at once. 2GB over 32GB of RAM? Not the slightest issue (and it often runs at 4GB RAM in use). My CPU never runs half high, even when I have like 60 pages open: Should not be an issue then either. My Video Card has plenty resource over as well when at highest for me usage." Again, it should be no issue. My Fiber Netware? Telenet BVBA, Mechelen Test results: Ping: 5ms Jitter: 2ms Download: 904.2 Mbps Upload: 038.3 Mbps Not the best, not the worst, but for simple browsing, more than, I would assume, plenty.

So, what gives, what is the issue? No extreme strain on the system, no background high-resource issues, sure: one or two add-ons in Firefox but these as well do not strain my system, no AV issues, no Firewall issues (I turned that off, I fail to get the need for one as a house-dog-tree user), yet slow performance. Also, while 30'ish tabs running, 2GB used of RAM? My my, what the hell do they do as Site Admins to have these amounts (and NO, I do not do porn, thank you.  :P I am well aware of other people having insane issues surfing porn, as I helped many of these folks)? Sure, Deviant is a larger one that is open, being a graphical site, but like Quora, FB, Hot- and G-Mail and similar, these ain't, so to get a 2GB usage is weird, I would assume. I said, assume: yes, I am not specifically an internet know-all, I know of networking as a former NOVEL Netware Supervisor under UNIX (also Spupervisor), but Networking in a company is not the same as internet.

So, what is going on, why is my browser so slow? Having turned of all and 1 page open it's lightning fast, but now ... So, it is the open tabs, and the add-ons, though when turned off, I see no real difference. Brings it to tabs. How come, it is this "heavy", even for my system, please?

Thank you. Xog.

Asked by Xogroroth 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Firefox is giving me Troubleshooting Steps that don'e exist on my Firefox?

Ok so the question I was originally asking is why Firefox won't adjust to my computers Settings. For instance I have to Zoom to 150% to read my emails even though the min… (read more)

Ok so the question I was originally asking is why Firefox won't adjust to my computers Settings. For instance I have to Zoom to 150% to read my emails even though the minimum font size is set 20. So I went on the Help page and it kept giving direction do Refreshing the page, which I believe I've done before but the tutorial said they've changed the way it looks and where its at and unfortunately on my current, newest version, Firefox its nowhere. For starters, click on the 3 lines ie the Menu Bar on the right, good, then go down to Help, no Help listed in the Drop-Down Menu, No Troubleshooting, no More Tools? I am stuck? Ok under Share Data it says "safe-mode false" ?

Asked by sercouwis2004 22 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

Restore my data

Hello guys, my old pc MP got fried and i needed a new windows and idid and installed Firefox as its my best browser but when i signed in in my account it seemed like i fo… (read more)

Hello guys,

my old pc MP got fried and i needed a new windows and idid and installed Firefox as its my best browser but when i signed in in my account it seemed like i forgot my password so i did reset it and when i signed in i didn't find any of my old account passwords or data at all and i do need help to restore these data

thx in advance

Asked by blackghost989881 2 days ago

Last reply by Yash R 1 day ago

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menu options

I have had to re-install my o/s (win10) and reload all the applications. Effectively a virgin install. I have no options/preferences in the menu selection. In settings I … (read more)

I have had to re-install my o/s (win10) and reload all the applications. Effectively a virgin install. I have no options/preferences in the menu selection. In settings I can restore tabs that were open when I close Firefox but no option to open specific pages or use current pages.

Asked by hall.richard 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 days ago

i want to play multiple youtube videos at the same time in different tabs inside the same firefox window , what about:config commands do i need?

i want to play multiple(2) youtube videos at the same time in different tabs inside the same firefox window , what about:config commands do i need? example listen to one … (read more)

i want to play multiple(2) youtube videos at the same time in different tabs inside the same firefox window , what about:config commands do i need?

example listen to one tab in the background while watching another in the foreground tab, in the same firefox window.

second thing: is there a about:config or add-on that gives a mute/unmute for each individual tab located inside the tab header of each tab like a speaker button mute or unmute for individual tabs?

Asked by rexlais 1 week ago

Last reply by rexlais 5 days ago

Can't rollback from Firefox 91 to 89.

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of t… (read more)

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of the Proton UI junk is back. I tried disabling it again, but nothing worked. Doing a web search, it appears that Mozilla has disabled the ability to turn off Proton.

I then set about to rollback the installation back to version 89. I found a Mozilla link on this, went to their ftp server and downloaded the installation files for the last version of 89. The installation went normally, but when I opened Firefox afterwards, a little box popped up saying something to the effect of "To keep your History and Bookmarks from possibly being corrupted, Firefox must create new user profile." I exited out of this and Firefox didn't start. I attempted to restart Firefox again and the same box popped up again. The only way to get past it was to click the accept button.

I did so and Firefox started. This was clearly not version 89. As the UI is junk, it took several minutes to find out that this was now the latest version of 92!!!! I'm absolutely positive that I downloaded the correct file. When I look through the update history, it doesn't even show todays version 89 installation as happening. What a piece of junk.

I then spent 20 minutes figuring out how to revert back to my user profile, not the new one that it had created for me. I then did some research on what had happened. Well it turns out that you can't actually rollback Firefox, despite what Mozilla says. For a while they have added "downgrade protection" which automatically creates the new user profile and stops your old profile from being accessed by it. So unless you want to figure out how to spend a hundred hours reconstructing bookmarks, passwords, settings, etc. it actually isn't possible to rollback Firefox. Doesn't this violate some Microsoft rules about being able to uninstall versions of software from within Windows? If you try to do this with Firefox and go back to a previous version it blows everything up.

Does anyone know how to actually rollback Firefox to a previous version, so that Proton can be disabled?

Asked by jack.hidley 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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How to Fix Screenshot Capability

Hello, I am using Firefox version 92. The screenshot function is not working, both if I right click and request a screenshot from the slideout menu, and if I request a sc… (read more)

Hello,

I am using Firefox version 92. The screenshot function is not working, both if I right click and request a screenshot from the slideout menu, and if I request a screenshot from the shortcuts/overflow menu (scissors icon). I have attached a screenshot (taken with ‘prntscr” through windows) png of the result that takes place on my screen. The screen will freeze with this image of a large X until I do a refresh of the page. Cntl-Shift-S also does not work. I have tried clearing the cache, running FF in safe mode, refreshing FF, reinstalling FF, and I have ensured that the extensions.screenshots.disabled setting in about:config is set to ‘false’ (also toggled it to ‘true’ and back to ‘false’). I have attached a screenshot of all the settings in about:config that pertain to screenshots.

Thank you for your help.

Asked by Thanks4FF 1 month ago

Answered by Thanks4FF 5 days ago

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Facebook account unlock

duplicate of /questions/1353322 Please my Facebook account unlock Not show opshen get a code on your phone Please show opshen my mobile number Password email: please … (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1353322

Please my Facebook account unlock Not show opshen get a code on your phone Please show opshen my mobile number Password email: please reply to my email and unlock Facebook


edited email, password and phone# from public and search/spam bots view as this is a public community support forum.

Asked by ap7196960 1 week ago

Last reply by ap7196960 1 week ago

graphics displayed over text

On some websites (e.g. the Guardian newspaper) Firefox displays graphics overlaying the text, making the page unreadable. Same page works fine in Chrome. Thoughts? … (read more)

On some websites (e.g. the Guardian newspaper) Firefox displays graphics overlaying the text, making the page unreadable. Same page works fine in Chrome. Thoughts?

Asked by f.cowell 4 months ago

Last reply by joe2con 1 week ago

Firefox crashes when loading Google Meet call.

Hi Firefox team, I am having issues after updating to the latest version of Firefox. When opening a Google Meet meeting, my Firefox browser crashes and it keeps doing aga… (read more)

Hi Firefox team,

I am having issues after updating to the latest version of Firefox. When opening a Google Meet meeting, my Firefox browser crashes and it keeps doing again and again. Otherwise, the browser works just fine.

The following is from the abouts:crashes webpage: ID: fcf6a6af-3c59-4e02-9d1b-3b2cf0210927 Signature: VTPixelTransferSessionCanUseMetalInTheBackground

Thank you, Yerkebulan

Asked by yr5589 2 weeks ago

Last reply by yr5589 1 week ago

How do I stop firefox adding "recent" to tasks

How do I stop firefox adding "recent" to tasks - I've tried changing the "about:config" settings but this doesn't work. There seems to be no halfway house where you loose… (read more)

How do I stop firefox adding "recent" to tasks - I've tried changing the "about:config" settings but this doesn't work.

There seems to be no halfway house where you loose All Tasks or have to continue to delete the annoying " recent documents.

Am I missing something?

Asked by apmarson 2 weeks ago

Last reply by apmarson 1 week ago

Password

Witam mam problem z przeglądarką, a mianowicie od ok. miesiąca znikają mi hasła oraz loginy do strony https://portal.librus.pl/rodzina, czy to wina przeglądarki? Jeśli ni… (read more)

Witam mam problem z przeglądarką, a mianowicie od ok. miesiąca znikają mi hasła oraz loginy do strony https://portal.librus.pl/rodzina, czy to wina przeglądarki? Jeśli nie to jak można to naprawić lub cokolwiek zrobić. Z góry dziękuję za pomoc.

Asked by Bobi Digitall 2 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Customizing Proton design

I was quite unhappy with the new Firefox Proton design, so I made a CSS file and copied the following code from a website. However, I don't know what to do to (1) slightl… (read more)

I was quite unhappy with the new Firefox Proton design, so I made a CSS file and copied the following code from a website. However, I don't know what to do to (1) slightly reduce the tab height, (2) get back tab borders for inactive tabs and (3) remove the small gaps between tabs. How exactly do I have to change the following code to do so (ideally, for convenience, please just complete the code accordingly)? Thanks in advance for any support!

/*** Tighten up drop-down/context/popup menu spacing (8 Sep 2021) ***/

menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menuitem, menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menu {

 padding-block: 2px !important; /* reduce to 3px, 2px, 1px or 0px as needed */ 
 min-height: unset !important; /* v92.0 - for padding below 4px */

}

root {
 --arrowpanel-menuitem-padding: 4px 8px !important;

}

/*** Proton Tabs Tweaks ***/

/* Adjust tab corner shape, optionally remove space below tabs */

  1. tabbrowser-tabs {
   --user-tab-rounding: 6px;

}

.tab-background {

   border-radius: var(--user-tab-rounding) var(--user-tab-rounding) 0px 0px !important;
   margin-block: 1px 0 !important;

}

  1. scrollbutton-up, #scrollbutton-down { /* 6/10/2021 */
   border-top-width: 1px !important;
   border-bottom-width: 0 !important;

} /* Container color bar visibility */ .tabbrowser-tab[usercontextid] > .tab-stack > .tab-background > .tab-context-line {

   margin: 0px max(calc(var(--user-tab-rounding) - 3px), 0px) !important;

}

Asked by laudesimperiales 1 month ago

Last reply by Paulgi 2 weeks ago

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The possibility of moving icons of those extensions will be a huge improvement.

The possibility of moving icons of those extensions will be a huge improvement. Please send through to the right department. If those functions still aren't available jet… (read more)

The possibility of moving icons of those extensions will be a huge improvement.

Please send through to the right department. If those functions still aren't available jet.

Thanks a lot, See the attachment for the example image.

Asked by vanlieren 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago