Unable to open Firefox or Firefox Profile Manager

When using my computer today Firefox began not working, I would open it though clicking or running as admin, and it would open then Immediately crash, I've attempted to d… (read more)

When using my computer today Firefox began not working, I would open it though clicking or running as admin, and it would open then Immediately crash, I've attempted to delete the profile files to force it to create a new one, I've attempted to use backups to see if it would fix, I've refreshed my Firefox account using another pc logged into my account in Firefox. Ive attempted to use the "firefox.exe -P" command to force the profile to open but that instantly closes like the browser, and at this point im out of ideas on what it could be. Any suggestions or solutions?

Asked by fledglingjones 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 minutes ago

Text is crummy

When I display a page with text it is really bad in firefox but not any other browser that I have. This just seems to have happened. I am on Windows10. Sometimes when … (read more)

When I display a page with text it is really bad in firefox but not any other browser that I have. This just seems to have happened. I am on Windows10. Sometimes when the page loads the text is great, but only for a second and then goes bad - I think the term is pixily?

Asked by bwilson21 51 minutes ago

Last reply by Václav Trpišovský 33 minutes ago

Deleting "Other Bookmarks" on toolbar

An update of Firefox today left me with a toolbar with precious acreage devoted to the large, clumsy and unnecessary "Other Bookmarks" tab. I read on this help site the … (read more)

An update of Firefox today left me with a toolbar with precious acreage devoted to the large, clumsy and unnecessary "Other Bookmarks" tab. I read on this help site the technical solutions, which are way over my head (it is not even remotely clear how to get an "address bar," much less enter software instructions in it!). For the rest of us dummies out there, can someone tell me if it is possible to get rid of this Other Bookmarks button? (I say it is unnecessary because clicking on the very compact right-pointing double arrow-heads always takes one to Other Bookmarks -- no need to waste toolbar space with the actual words!). I have not found any solution to this problem. In my view, it was a bad idea to "add" this feature--it should be removed in future updates!

Asked by tarr123 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Is there a relation between Mozilla Firefox and Ubuntu or all of Linux?

Hi , Is there a relation between Mozilla Firefox and Ubuntu or all of Linux? The default Ubuntu browser is Firefox, and its coloring is like the Mozilla Firefox coloring.… (read more)

Hi , Is there a relation between Mozilla Firefox and Ubuntu or all of Linux? The default Ubuntu browser is Firefox, and its coloring is like the Mozilla Firefox coloring. Is Ubuntu made by or related to Mozilla?

Asked by Shayan 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Text size only zoom - not working

Good morning to everyone! My "text size only" zoom is no longer working. I followed these (*) instructions and restarted the browser but to no avail. (*) https://support.… (read more)

Good morning to everyone!

My "text size only" zoom is no longer working. I followed these (*) instructions and restarted the browser but to no avail.

(*) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/font-size-and-zoom-increase-size-of-web-pages#w_how-to-only-change-the-size-of-the-text

Can anyone, please, help me solve this problem? Thank you in advance for your time and expertise!

Tommaso

Asked by Tommaso Santojanni 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Can't use Netflix: Error Code F7702-1290

Hello! I can't use Netflix on my old Windows 7 machine. I'm sure my computer can handle the transcode but just in case - it runs an i3-2330M with 6GB of RAM. When I hove… (read more)

Hello!

I can't use Netflix on my old Windows 7 machine. I'm sure my computer can handle the transcode but just in case - it runs an i3-2330M with 6GB of RAM. When I hover over a title, I can see the preview but when I click it, I end up with an error message. I run the latest Firefox version and have also restarted to check if it works but alas, to no avail.

I have attached an image below. Also, just in case, I have done the adjustments to Firefox's configuration from here.

All help would be appreciated!

PS. Not sure if this helps, but Firefox couldn't play Spotify either! When I open the web Spotify player, I can see my playlists and such, but when I click on any song/album/playlists's play button, it doesn't respond at all! I have resorted to using the app, but am mentioning just in case if it helps figure out the problem/for other users having the same trouble as me.

Asked by hanos 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

mozilla firefox crashes when opening live session on visual studio code

Using live server on visual studio code (127:0:0.1:80). The minute i click it, pop up with mozilla crash report shows up. Not sure as to why it is happening. Live server … (read more)

Using live server on visual studio code (127:0:0.1:80). The minute i click it, pop up with mozilla crash report shows up. Not sure as to why it is happening. Live server settings has been done accordingly. it would be of great help if this is sorted.

Asked by preethraoobley 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

"The connection has timed out" error message fix

Hello Community, I would like to start by sharing this screenshot with you as it help gain a better picture with the below info : https://snipboard.io/9z1FVU.jpg I tried … (read more)

Hello Community,

I would like to start by sharing this screenshot with you as it help gain a better picture with the below info : https://snipboard.io/9z1FVU.jpg

I tried to access this URL (on my computer using Mozilla browser): torproject.org but after quite some time to load I got the error message in the screenshot.

I tried to access the same URL on my phone through the Mozilla app and it worked.

I have experienced the "The connection has timed out" with other websites as well.

Two questions.

1) Since I want to download Tor on my computer, how can I get it to even open up this webpage?

2) How can I prevent future "The connection has timed out" error messages?

I am looking forward to your assistance.

Thank you

Asked by Eholic 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

FireFox crash with DuckDuck Go Maps

When I click in a result after a search for an adress using DuckDuck Go in FireFox the browser quit thenself for a second, with a entire black screen, and returns. This i… (read more)

When I click in a result after a search for an adress using DuckDuck Go in FireFox the browser quit thenself for a second, with a entire black screen, and returns. This issue not occurr in Goolge Maps.

Version FireFox: 84.0.2 Windows 10

Asked by Roberto 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Clicking on a link does not connect 25% of the time

About 25% of the time when I click on a link in YouTube or other places, or open in a new tab, the new tab appears but there is no "hourglass" to say it is processing. I… (read more)

About 25% of the time when I click on a link in YouTube or other places, or open in a new tab, the new tab appears but there is no "hourglass" to say it is processing. If I close the tab and do it again it works and there is an hourglass and then it completes. I think it started with 84.01 but got better on 84.0.2 but still happens maybe 10% of the time. Thanks

Asked by carversmith 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Print Preview / Shrink To Fit / Simplify Page all missing

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features fre… (read more)

Is anyone else having problems suddenly with getting to Print Preview and then either using the Simplify Page or Shrink to Fit options?? I used all of these features frequently but this morning I tried to get to them and they're suddenly all GONE! Am I the only one who used them??

Asked by cyoungohio 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

Naming the firefox window

Hey team, I would like to know if there is a way to "name" the firefox window? I have multiple theme windows (for instance, one is for all recipes, one is for all news pa… (read more)

Hey team, I would like to know if there is a way to "name" the firefox window? I have multiple theme windows (for instance, one is for all recipes, one is for all news pages, one is for all online classes) with multiple tabs open and would like to find a way to navigate between them in an easier way. Naming them would be lovely, so I could name the window "recipes" and find the right one easier in the dock.

Anyone knows a trick? If it doesn't exist, any way to hint to the developers that this would be helpful? :) It could be just me though :)

Thank you for your thoughts,

Kata

Asked by katarina.sladoljev 11 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 7 hours ago

i receive a email from "breach-alerts@mozilla.com"

Hello, I receive a email from "breach-alerts@mozilla.com" and a don't know if its your official adress. What its your advice regarding this situation? Your's Victor … (read more)

Hello,

I receive a email from "breach-alerts@mozilla.com" and a don't know if its your official adress. What its your advice regarding this situation?

Your's Victor

Asked by victorashg 9 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 8 hours ago

url autocomplete entry

I am trying to delete an address from the url autocomplete. I have tried "shift" "delete" and it works about half the time. This is one example that absolutely will not d… (read more)

I am trying to delete an address from the url autocomplete. I have tried "shift" "delete" and it works about half the time. This is one example that absolutely will not delete: flavourandsavour.com/

Can someone please help me? I am about ready to quit using Firefox because this is so annoying. I like using the auto populate but why can't i delete half of the urls I try to delete?

Asked by sspillum 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Randomly log out from sites

Hello everyone! I recently had a problem while using the firefox browser. Sometimes I automatically/randomly log out on sites where I was logged in. This can be a Google … (read more)

Hello everyone! I recently had a problem while using the firefox browser. Sometimes I automatically/randomly log out on sites where I was logged in. This can be a Google account, Twitter or other sites. This has never happened before. I am using the latest version of the browser for windows and for android. Once in a while I delete my browsing history, but I never delete logins, cookies or cache. What could be the problem? Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by timmeow 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 hours ago