Firefox crashes sometimes after downloading a file

Recently my Firefox crashes sometimes when downloading a file for example from Yahoo mail. This is not happening always, but sometimes when downloading a file. I have the… (read more)

Recently my Firefox crashes sometimes when downloading a file for example from Yahoo mail. This is not happening always, but sometimes when downloading a file. I have the latest version of Firefox, Windows 10. I changed password, deleted cookies, did full virus scan, but the problem still persists. Is this an issue of the new version of Firefox and will be fixed with the new update of Firefox ? This is happening only with Firefox and not with other browsers.

Asked by eladopoulos 5 months ago

Last reply by eladopoulos 5 hours ago

Signing into Firefox after resetting my laptop

Hi there I reset my pc I know my username and password to my login here but not letting me sign into gmail (given I might have used Firefox's password generator thingy an… (read more)

Hi there I reset my pc I know my username and password to my login here but not letting me sign into gmail (given I might have used Firefox's password generator thingy and I can't login and I've got my important websites signed into that login, thoughts on how to reset my password?. I want that one as I've spent £££ on Patreon and that and building my custom Firefox account :(

Asked by Jamie Willis 6 days ago

Last reply by Jamie Willis 45 minutes ago

Printers view problem

Good morning, I have problem with printing on Firefox. On the earlier version view in the filed printers look:" name_printer on print server" but now its look: "\\print_s… (read more)

Good morning, I have problem with printing on Firefox. On the earlier version view in the filed printers look:" name_printer on print server" but now its look: "\\print_server\name_printer". Please check this because this problem occurs in many users in my company.

This problem not occurs in Google Chrome. Thank you for handling the matter quickly. :)

Asked by m.aniolek 1 week ago

Last reply by m.aniolek 6 days ago

Gmail switch

Hello. All of a sudden i have been getting prompts just before completing gmail sign is asking if i want to switch to html or default.I chose default,tried to sign in aga… (read more)

Hello. All of a sudden i have been getting prompts just before completing gmail sign is asking if i want to switch to html or default.I chose default,tried to sign in again,and got this legacy version of gmail with messages being listed in html format which is brutal.What caused this ? how do i get it back to the way its always been? Whats going on with this,and why is this even happening? Its also saying i used a tablet or mobile device to sign in twice,and i dont ever do that. How can i get it back to the way its always been? Have tried googling all of this but it happens on its own,and sometimes it doesn,t after i sign out of the html ,and reboot,but its unpredictable,and its like stuff has been altered. Thankyou.

Asked by cs999 1 week ago

Last reply by cs999 6 days ago

How to get rid of hard to read black backgrounds?

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique. I've tried all the modes like light, sy… (read more)

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique.

I've tried all the modes like light, system etc nothing seems to fix it.

Am I going to need a stack of css code to fix it - code for each and everything I want to set back to light, or is there a setting to achieve this?

Asked by citizen1138x 1 month ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 2 days ago

Dropdowns will not stay open

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas? … (read more)

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas?

Asked by donaldrmunro 1 week ago

Last reply by donaldrmunro 3 days ago

Sending Compressed Request from Browser to API server

Hi developers, I wanted to send compressed requests (i.e raw JSON to Gzip) from firefox browser to API server which can understand both compressed and un-compressed reque… (read more)

Hi developers, I wanted to send compressed requests (i.e raw JSON to Gzip) from firefox browser to API server which can understand both compressed and un-compressed requests. For same, I am setting up content-encoding header as gzip, will the browser automatically compress the raw requests just by adding the content-encoding request header or do I need to manually compress the requests using some code snippet ?

Asked by rajput4u4ver 1 day ago

Firefox bookmarks across Virtual Machines

Hello, This might be pretty niche, but I want to customize my bookmarks and save them to distribute across multiple virtual machines. These VMs run on non-networked hard… (read more)

Hello,

This might be pretty niche, but I want to customize my bookmarks and save them to distribute across multiple virtual machines. These VMs run on non-networked hardware devices, that are accessed through non-networked local machines. The idea is to make the bookmarks how I need, so that they can be put on a dev stack and copied to new systems when imaged.

I can't use sync, due to not having internet connections locally or on the VMs. And I can't backup/restore configurations made locally because the changes have to be made through a domain controller (that's a VM, and also doesn't have Firefox installed) which will push configurations to all other VMs, including the local machine.

I've tried customizing through GPO, editing the registry, editing bookmarks.html, creating my own .json file; nothing seems to stick. I've also learned that renaming or deleting places.sqlite doesn't really help because it gets regenerated when Firefox opens a new window. Even tried a DB Browser for places.sqlite, in hopes to edit the file, which didn't help. Unsure where to go next, ideas or assistance would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by jb568 2 days ago

Third apps links open on without a specific container

Hello, I'm currently trying to log-in on Postman application. This aplication when log-in button is pressed a tab on firefox is open with the postman site log-in. The tr… (read more)

Hello,

I'm currently trying to log-in on Postman application. This aplication when log-in button is pressed a tab on firefox is open with the postman site log-in. The trouble comes when trying to re-open the tab on another container. It breaks the log-in. To resolve this I would be interesting to some way to choose an specific or default container for new or incoming tabs.

Asked by Alex Blanes 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Alex Blanes 2 weeks ago

Firefox opens, then closes as limited user

Under Windows 10 Home, Firefox x64 opens and closes immediately as a limited user. As the administrator this does NOT happen. I uninstalled Firefox, deleted the temp file… (read more)

Under Windows 10 Home, Firefox x64 opens and closes immediately as a limited user. As the administrator this does NOT happen.

I uninstalled Firefox, deleted the temp files and re-installed a fresh copy of Firefox. The same issue exists. If I try to start in safe mode as a limited user, Firefox does NOT open.

Firefox worked without issue yesterday. Has a Windows Update caused this issue? The computer is new with limited programs installed. It can't be the firewall as running Firefox as administrator has NO issues.

What do you suggest?

Asked by newwave2553 5 days ago

Can no longer play media with Firefox ESR 102.x

Hello, ever since we moved endpoints from Firefox ESR 91.13 to 102.3, it has become impossible to play any media with Firefox. No video will play in youtube, for instance… (read more)

Hello, ever since we moved endpoints from Firefox ESR 91.13 to 102.3, it has become impossible to play any media with Firefox.

No video will play in youtube, for instance (it just loads endlessly as if it would start, but it doesn't).

Can't use radio websites either. Anything with a "play" button (video or sound) does nothing.

This has been tested with a clean profile, a clean install, after allowing autoplay in the settings.

Is there any info on what exactly changed between ESR 91 and 102 that might explain this ? There has been no system change, If I reinstall 91 instead it works again as usual.

No issues anywhere else on the endpoints (Edge, Windows), this is on Windows 10 if it makes any difference.

Tanks for any help on this.

Asked by OdeonFF 2 weeks ago

Last reply by OdeonFF 11 hours ago

Which of this preferences are really increasing the speed in Firefox?

browser.download.animateNotifications to false security.dialog_enable_delay to 0 network.prefetch-next to false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry to … (read more)

  • browser.download.animateNotifications to false
  • security.dialog_enable_delay to 0
  • network.prefetch-next to false
  • browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry to false
  • browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry to false
  • browser.ping-centre.telemetry to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.bhrPing.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.firstShutdownPing.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.hybridContent.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.newProfilePing.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.reportingpolicy.firstRun to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabled to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.unified to false
  • toolkit.telemetry.updatePing.enabled to false
  • browser.download.animateNotifications to false
  • security.dialog_enable_delay to 0
  • accessibility.force_disabled to 1
  • network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS to false
  • network.predictor.enable-prefetch to true
  • network.http.speculative-parallel-limit to 0
  • network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server to 10
  • network.http.max-connections to 256
  • browser.tab.animate to false.
  • browser.panorama.animate_zoom to false
  • network.dns.disablePrefetch to true
  • network.prefetch-next to false
  • network.http.speculative-parallel-limit to 0
  • network.http.pipelining to true
  • network.http.proxy.pipelining to true
  • network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to 10
  • network.http.pipelining.aggressive to true
  • gfx.webrender.all to true
  • reader.parse-on-load.enabled to false
  • network.http.max-connections to 96
  • network.http.max-connections-per-server to 32
  • nglayout.initialpaint.delay to 0
  • network.dns.disableIPv6 to false
  • plugin.expose_full_path to true
  • toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled to false
  • extensions.checkCompatibility to false
  • config.trim_on_minimize to true
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity to 50000

Asked by Ahto1 1 week ago

Last reply by Ahto1 6 days ago

Firefox Won't Open

I'm trying to download Firefox, but it simply refuses to open. I've only gotten it to open twice, when I downloaded it from the Microsoft Store (which still doesn't work… (read more)

I'm trying to download Firefox, but it simply refuses to open. I've only gotten it to open twice, when I downloaded it from the Microsoft Store (which still doesn't work unless I've absolutely cleared my computer of any trace of the Firefox I download from there), but when I tried to open it back up again after turning my laptop off/putting it to sleep, it didn't open.

  I install it from this website otherwise.  I'm on Windows 10 with a laptop, and I've already checked that my storage isn't the issue (I've had it bug apps out on me one too many times).  I've uninstalled everything my computer would tell me exists in relation to Firefox before reinstalling it, but it still doesn't open.
  And when I say it doesn't open, I don't mean it loads slowly or doesn't pull any website up.  I mean for half a second, I see the outline of a window (sometimes windowed, sometimes not, usually with the minimize, windowed, and x on it but not 100% of the time), occasionally a black inside, before it's gone.  I check my running apps and it's not there.  I've tried running it as Admin, making it my default browser, trying to find if there's a 'fix' option for it (as far as I'm tracking, there isn't), running compatibility troubleshooting, restarting my computer, refreshing when it asks me to try, reinstalling when that doesn't work, and properly more I'm forgetting about.
  I really like Firefox, genuinely, I do, I used to use it on an old computer, but I can't open it and therefore can't use it.
  When I opened it off the Microsoft Store, I did sync my Chrome information to it, but I believe I deleted that (I may be mistaken, though), and even if that did pose a problem it still didn't work when I originally tried to download it off of here.  Sorry for the long(?) question, I'm just trying to cover every detail I can think to cover.
  (Warning, I'm a little bad with following detailed instructions, so if any help could be simplified if possible that would help me a lot, thank you for any help anyone can provide!)

Asked by Fireflytm 1 week ago

Last reply by Fireflytm 6 days ago

Did not connect: Potential Security Issue since upgrading to version 105

I am getting a stack of these errors preventing me from browsing to secure websites which includes google.com. Luckily my Chrome Browser and Edge Browser work fine. This … (read more)

I am getting a stack of these errors preventing me from browsing to secure websites which includes google.com. Luckily my Chrome Browser and Edge Browser work fine. This is just another nail in the coffin for me to close the door on this browser which is just getting more and more unreliable.

For now, I have migrated to Chrome to allow me to go about my business of without Firefox telling me Google.com and many other secure sites are unsafe to browse!

Please bring back the override and accept the risk. I would rather have a warning and transfer risk to me rather than have a draconian rule telling me to use a different browser to resolve the issue. For now, you have forced my choice.

I cannot believe I am the only User to experience this issue. I do not want to delete all my cookies etc as I want to be selective in what I delete but again, this option has been taken away from me as well.

Looking forward to a solution.

Thanks.

Asked by d.russell 4 days ago

Last reply by d.russell 2 days ago

Firefox Sync: does changing the firefox account password re-encrypt the sync'ed data?

I have been using sync from day one: best thing ever regarding my productivity. AFAIK, credentials get encrypted before sent to the FF cloud, using information derived fr… (read more)

I have been using sync from day one: best thing ever regarding my productivity. AFAIK, credentials get encrypted before sent to the FF cloud, using information derived from my password.

Short version: what happens when I change the Firefox account password?

Long version: I'm thinking of replacing my current password, with a very long one. If I do so, will there a re-upload of my data take place? Will my credentials on the cloud become harder to crack (assume that the new password is longer and more complex).

Asked by Michail Pappas 1 week ago

Last reply by Michail Pappas 5 days ago

FIrefox on Mac. After restart computer Tabs on different Desktops are all in Desktop1

I use Mac with different tabs placed in different Desktops. Example: FF Tab1 on Desktop1 FF Tab2 and FF Tab3 on Desktop3 When for any reason (mac crash and or Restart of … (read more)

I use Mac with different tabs placed in different Desktops. Example: FF Tab1 on Desktop1 FF Tab2 and FF Tab3 on Desktop3

When for any reason (mac crash and or Restart of Maxc) When I restart FF and reopen previously closed FF Tabs --> ALL FF Tabs are packed in Desktop1. All other Desktops have no more my previously Tabs I had to (FF Tab2 and Tab3 in previous example are now in Desktop1 instead of being in Desktop3).

Any solution to fix this? Thank you

Asked by exemidd 6 days ago

Last reply by exemidd 2 days ago

Download history gets deleted by itself

Whenever i restart Firefox, my download history gets deleted, but the downloaded files in the file manager don't. I have tried creating new profiles and altering my setti… (read more)

Whenever i restart Firefox, my download history gets deleted, but the downloaded files in the file manager don't. I have tried creating new profiles and altering my settings, nothing really works, its the same for all the files, and for all the new profiles i create too. Is there a permanent solution?

Asked by Lege4d 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Lege4d 6 days ago

weird font appearing sometimes in different websites

This is a random error, with no specific website in question. The font display error, seems to be corrected when closing and opening the browser. It appears on specific … (read more)

This is a random error, with no specific website in question. The font display error, seems to be corrected when closing and opening the browser. It appears on specific parts of text within a website in a strange font (its always that "hand-written" font). On the example attached, it was a simple google search.

Asked by sotnasonun 1 week ago

Last reply by sotnasonun 6 days ago

Closed Tabs returning!

I have Firefox set to re-open with any tabs; that were open when it was closed; restored. Six months ago I had a crash and Firefox correctly re-opened with the three Tabs… (read more)

I have Firefox set to re-open with any tabs; that were open when it was closed; restored. Six months ago I had a crash and Firefox correctly re-opened with the three Tabs that I had open when I had the crash. Over time, and many sessions, I closed the original three and used many others. However every week or so, and totally at random, it re-opens the original three. I have found it impossible to get rid of them. Any suggestions please?

Asked by Edward01 6 days ago

Last reply by Edward01 4 days ago