FireFox and eBay

I am using the latest version of Firefox on a brand new IMac running 10.15.7. Since I got this new computer Firefox has been incredibly slow when accessing eBay. It can t… (read more)

I am using the latest version of Firefox on a brand new IMac running 10.15.7. Since I got this new computer Firefox has been incredibly slow when accessing eBay. It can take forever to scroll through my image file to find an image to load on an eBay listing. When I try to scroll through the image file most of the time Firefox will freeze every 40-60 images and will not respond to the cursor movement for anywhere from 30 seconds to several minutes at which point it comes to life for a few seconds and then freezes again. I can do most other things on eBay and other websites except loading images.

There is a second problem with Firefox. I frequently get the following error from eBay "https://www.ebay.com/n/error?statuscode=500. The problem is that this appears to be a Firefox issue. eBay directs me to go to home page and when I then try to reload the offending page I get the same error message over and over again, however if I close Firefox and re-start Firefox I can get to the page that generated the error message. I get the same problem with CanadaPost. Firefox gives me an error message telling me that the page doesn't exist. I closed Firefox and reload CanadaPost website and then I can get to the page.

This happens multiple times a day and only with Firefox. Other websites and other browsers don't have this problem.

Asked by Alister Muir 10 hours ago

Last reply by Vikas Singh 4 hours ago

default browser

Windows 10, it is not possible to make firefox to my default browser, because firefox does nich appear in the default list for the selection of browsers. if i want to sel… (read more)

Windows 10, it is not possible to make firefox to my default browser, because firefox does nich appear in the default list for the selection of browsers. if i want to select a new default browser which is not in the selection list i can only do this in the microsoft app store and there is no no firefox How can I make firefox beeing the default browser?

Asked by biribori 5 hours ago

Last reply by Vikas Singh 5 hours ago

Firefox crashing

Hello, I am using a new HP computer with Firefox as my main browser. I use two screens. I have had problems with Firefox for the past couple of weeks. I usually have a c… (read more)

Hello, I am using a new HP computer with Firefox as my main browser. I use two screens. I have had problems with Firefox for the past couple of weeks. I usually have a couple of windows of Firefox open. One on the first screen with multiple tabs and another on the other screen. I also run chat programs, Discord, Antivirus programs, Zoom, Slack, and a few others.

Firefox crashing has also crashed other programs. I have had Discord crash a few times and Displayfusion crash as well.

I updated FireFox to the newest version. I even uninstalled and then reinstalled. I updated Windows. Flash is turned off. My video drivers are updated. I checked for viruses and spyware. I did have some Bit Coin Mining malware detected, but it was quarantined last week. All scans now are clear.

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Asked by leon.aicsourcing 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

firefox refresh wiped my bookmarks and other things are not working correctly.

I did a browser refresh, and when it was done, almost everything it was supposed to save was gone. "Firefox will save these items: Bookmarks Browsing and download… (read more)

I did a browser refresh, and when it was done, almost everything it was supposed to save was gone. "Firefox will save these items:

   Bookmarks
   Browsing and download history
   Passwords
   Cookies
   Web form auto-fill information
   Personal dictionary "

Bookmarks, gone. Home tabs, gone. Browsing and download history, gone. Cookies: spotty. Autofill; partly missing.

And a new tab is now completely blank (see attached image). I thought it might repopulate itself, but nope. Just blank.

All my home tabs were wiped, and I was able to put them back. But this outcome was unexpected. Some places I had to log back into; some I did not.

So I feel like I am now dealing with a broken browser, and not sure what to do about it. At least the buggy hangups and crashes seem to be fixed. Maybe.

edit: Also noticed I cannot make new bookmarks. Halp....

Asked by patricia.pennell 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Page Not Loading in Firefox for Mac

Only one page does not load, otherwise Firefox is working ok. It is for my web-based email, Mail.com. I get a banner that says 'Upgrade to Firefox Quantum,' which seems t… (read more)

Only one page does not load, otherwise Firefox is working ok. It is for my web-based email, Mail.com. I get a banner that says 'Upgrade to Firefox Quantum,' which seems to be designed around Mail.com. I do not want this at all. I am using Firefox 82 for Mac. I've taken off the Enhanced Tracking for the mail.com site. They have written me three times with suggestions, all of which I've followed, e.g., clearing cache and cookies. Their site only loads partially. Thank you for any help you may have!

Asked by simonestreeter 1 day ago

Last reply by OBW47 13 hours ago

Help!!

How do I create a shortcut for a website on Firefox? I know with Chrome you just go to the upper right corner and select more and it gives you the option to create a shor… (read more)

How do I create a shortcut for a website on Firefox? I know with Chrome you just go to the upper right corner and select more and it gives you the option to create a shortcut, please help!

Asked by Molly Berginc 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

Two versions of Firefox (74.0 and 80.0) showing in Programs (Windows 7)

Hi All, For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7. Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed… (read more)

Hi All,

For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7.

Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed 28/08/2020.

I've seen another topic mentioning this problem for older versions, and tried using a Registry Cleaner as mentioned in that one - but it has made no difference, and both versions are still there.

I'm wary of trying to uninstall the 74.0 version using the Firefox uninstaller, as when I start that there is no mention of it just uninstalling 74.0 - it gives the impression it is uninstalling all versions, which is not something I want.

I just don't need two versions of Firefox on my PC, especially when the older version is no longer used.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Asked by Pittsm07 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

lost bookmarks and tabs

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on … (read more)

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on my desktop surely that should produce all the bookmarks and tabs. But no. Instead it brings up 2 file names with indecipherable titles. eg one begins "tula7e15.". And if you click on that you get just another set of technical titles like "saved telemetry-pings" or "features". And if you click on these it then says "file empty".

The same thing happens if I click on "Restore" or "Profile" ie it just leads me to a set of nonesense categories with nothing there. So surely there must be a simple way of restoring my bookmark titles ( I had about 40 bookmarks) given that it only took one click to remove them when I took up the firefox add on ?

Thankyou. P.s. please suggest something simple as I am not great with computer technology. Philip

Asked by philipgperry 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

block autoplay not working in firefox 82.0 (linux)

I don't understand why firefox makes it so difficult to stop websites from autoplaying videos. Case in point: fox news and fox business news web sites. They have that st… (read more)

I don't understand why firefox makes it so difficult to stop websites from autoplaying videos. Case in point: fox news and fox business news web sites. They have that stupid pop up when you scroll down the page, so if the main video is blocked the popup ignores it and starts playing. The preferences->autoplay doesn't allow you to enter a site to block and clicking on the lock on the url bar doesn't work because the permissions line isn't clickable, so we are left to resort to about:config which also fails to block these sites. This is very frustrating and if anything will drive me to another browser its stuff like this.

Asked by erbenton 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Where is the option to choose from most visited sites is missing from the home page?

What happened to the option for choosing the most visited sites when opening Firefox? It was very convenient for me. I now have to go through my history or bookmarks to… (read more)

What happened to the option for choosing the most visited sites when opening Firefox? It was very convenient for me. I now have to go through my history or bookmarks to find my site.

Asked by pejere75 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Raccouci et marque page tous effacés

Bonjour, Lors de ma connexion se matin un drole de message est apparu, j'ai du réinitialiser mon mot de passe et maintenant je n'ai plus rien d'enregistré, marques page,… (read more)

Bonjour,

Lors de ma connexion se matin un drole de message est apparu, j'ai du réinitialiser mon mot de passe et maintenant je n'ai plus rien d'enregistré, marques page, site web préférés et mots passe. Si quelqu'un sait m'aider à récupérer tout ça, ça serait magnifique.

En vous remerciant par avance.

Asked by b.spriet 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Stop tab from resetting to top of page

All other browsers (Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera) hold the position of the cursor/view when opening and moving to a newly opened tab. When returning to the p… (read more)

All other browsers (Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera) hold the position of the cursor/view when opening and moving to a newly opened tab. When returning to the previous tab (in those browsers), the original position/view is as it was before the new tab was viewed. This is not the case in Firefox!

When returning to a previous tab in Firefox, the tab resets itself to the top of the page, instead of holding the place that was left when the new tab was opened/viewed. This is extremely frustrating, and time-wasting.

Is there a setting that will hold the viewed location of a tab when another tab is opened/viewed, when the original tab is viewed again?

Asked by m_wheeler1121 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

Mozilla PAYS Google

https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/consumer-products/mobile-apps/doj-lawsuit-accuses-google-of-search-monopoly/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=102720%20US… (read more)

Asked by Alp60 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 hours ago

Firefox ESR on Devuan has resize problems

Firefox ESR on Devuan, both 2.0 and Beowulf, has a problem involving resizing. Webpages that formally displayed fine now are too large (the indicator shows 100%, but I mu… (read more)

Firefox ESR on Devuan, both 2.0 and Beowulf, has a problem involving resizing. Webpages that formally displayed fine now are too large (the indicator shows 100%, but I must reduce it to 80% to display as it did before). Other Linux distributions, for example, Linux Mint and openSUSE, do not have this problem (PaleMoon on the Devuan system does not have the problem).

The hardware is old: Intel 3rd Generation Core processor, 8 GB memory, SSD connected via USB 3.0.

The best solution might be to run both Firefox ESR and regular Firefox. I can download the latter, extract it, move the folder to the desktop, and double-click on "firefox" to start it, similar to how I run PaleMoon. Is there a way to avoid them using the same profile?

Asked by pccobbler 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago