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Firefox on Windows 10 Loads Multiple Versions of the Same Tab, Limiting Memory (RAM)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support. It is now clear that the problem is with the Fir… (read more)

Several weeks ago, because it seemed to be a Gmail-tab-only problem, Firefox Support advised us to contact Gmail Support.

It is now clear that the problem is with the Firefox browser. The attached screenshot shows an example of an affected tab.

Please fix this. Multiple versions of the same tab waste RAM and other memory, especially on a limited-memory device such as a laptop.

Asked by JandNL 2 months ago

Last reply by JandNL 11 hours ago

Home page login

I have Brisbane Times (BT) as my home page on Firefox (which is my main browser). Since I installed the latest version of FF, I have to login manually (not automatically… (read more)

I have Brisbane Times (BT) as my home page on Firefox (which is my main browser). Since I installed the latest version of FF, I have to login manually (not automatically) to BT and having done so when I close an article it logs me out of BT. Firefox asks of if I want to make FF my home browser. I see that BT is one of my saved logins but this logging out etc is something that did not happen with the older version of FF. So please how do I permanently make FF my home browser and how do I get it to remember my login on BT when I flick between articles?

Asked by barnesjk 2 weeks ago

Last reply by barnesjk 6 days ago

Firefox reacts slower and becomes sluggish quickly

A few weeks ago I noticed that browsing in Firefox started being slower / sluggish. It usually happens in YouTube or Twitch, but can also happen while scrolling with the … (read more)

A few weeks ago I noticed that browsing in Firefox started being slower / sluggish.

It usually happens in YouTube or Twitch, but can also happen while scrolling with the mouse in wikipedia for example.

Some examples: -When having a Twitch stream open, the stream is running fine, but when clicking and moving the volume slider on the player, it does not move smoothly, and with some delay. -When doing a bit more heavy browsing, sometimes a tab might get "stuck", for example, the twitch stream might start to buffer for a few seconds. I notice the buffering is not related to any bandwidth related issue. -Firefox reacts slower (or with a small delay) while moving between tabs, clicking on links, etc. This usually happens only after a few hours after launching and browsing with Firefox.

Most happen after a while since I launch Firefox. And by a while I mean maybe 2-3 hours, and I don't have a ton of tabs open. It becomes slower much, much faster than it used to in the past.

Now, sometimes it can take Firefox up to 30 seconds to close completely, before I can launch it again.

I had the same Extensions installed before these issues started happening.

I tried uninstalling Firefox completely, then manually deleting the remaining profile folder, and do a fresh install of the latest Firefox version.

I checked the Windows Task Manager, and it shows (14) processes under Firefox. Is this normal? I tried unticking the "Use recommended performance settings" and restarting Firefox, but it still reached (14) processes after a couple of minutes.


I am not sure if it is related to Firefox itself. My computer is 5 years old but functioning properly...

I did not check if similar issues happen on a different browser. I am just so used to Firefox.

I had a few weird bug in Windows 10, but those existed for a good while now, and are not similar to the ones I experience while browsing with Firefox. I didn't notice anything similar while watching video files in a Media Player.

I am not sure if it can be hardware related. All seem to be working properly...


I want to figure out what is causing this. If you need any more information let me know.

Asked by sata 1 week ago

Last reply by sata 5 days ago

Soundcloud won't load after the first time visited

I've been having an interesting problem with Firefox for the past couple of months regarding only Soundcloud, where after the first visit to the website it won't load, gi… (read more)

I've been having an interesting problem with Firefox for the past couple of months regarding only Soundcloud, where after the first visit to the website it won't load, giving a generic "Sorry! Something went wrong" screen. Firefox will continue to not load the site correctly until I clear the cookies and the cache, which works but only for one visit, and as soon as I close the tab and open soundcloud again or refresh the tab the problem comes back. I have disabled all of my extensions as well as enhanced tracking protection when testing. A firefox refresh also did not solve the problem. The only way I can get the site to behave normally is when using private browsing.

The console is filled with errors regarding javascript files (source URI is not allowed in this document).

Thanks

Asked by marriaga158 3 months ago

Last reply by marriaga158 20 hours ago

Biggest bug in all version Firefox browsers

A very serious bug in all Firefox browsers (it's been around for several years!). If you open multiple tabs (many tabs) in your browser, virtually all settings will not w… (read more)

A very serious bug in all Firefox browsers (it's been around for several years!). If you open multiple tabs (many tabs) in your browser, virtually all settings will not work, e.g. you won't open Options, Menus, various tasks, extensions, won't save your bookmarks, and many other problems. Although the browser opens a page and the Tab works! But everything else is NOT WORKING, even in Safe Mode or Troubleshooting Mode! I've reported this many times: No developer help! Windows 7 x64 Firefof Latest x64 version 20 GB RAM 4xCore CPU

Asked by nnina084 6 days ago

Last reply by nnina084 5 days ago

Session loss

Ok, I was using Waterfox before, and then opened some pages I think that is pretty important, then closed the browser and borrowed the computer to the others. But the oth… (read more)

Ok, I was using Waterfox before, and then opened some pages I think that is pretty important, then closed the browser and borrowed the computer to the others. But the others have also used Waterfox I think, because I can‘t restore previous session,There are too many tabs, although there is history but it is almost impossible to retrieve by.these tabs are really important, please tell me if there is any rescue.Some contents are only shown in the case of restore previous session

Asked by liuzekai2002 1 week ago

Last reply by liuzekai2002 6 days ago

How to disable the giant "Search with DuckDuckGo" banner that appears on typing "d" in the URL bar?

Firefox 91 See screenshot. I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this sear… (read more)

Firefox 91

See screenshot.

I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this search engine up myself! I don't need a tutorial.

How can I disable this misfeature?

Thanks, Alex

Asked by Alex 1 month ago

Last reply by Alex 10 hours ago

Firefox DevToiols block all requests

Hi! When you open network tab on Firefox devtools there is request blocking option. The hint below text box says "Add URL patterns here to block matching requests" but th… (read more)

Hi!

When you open network tab on Firefox devtools there is request blocking option. The hint below text box says "Add URL patterns here to block matching requests" but there is no documentation how to write patterns. I tried to google it like 10 different ways and did not find any documentation.

Asked by fdoywugozklvsndgax 1 week ago

Last reply by fdoywugozklvsndgax 5 days ago

The browser crashes frequently

The browser crashes frequently, even if I restore the bookmarks and some necessary plug-ins after reinstalling. there are 3 reports submitted by your interface. report i… (read more)

The browser crashes frequently, even if I restore the bookmarks and some necessary plug-ins after reinstalling. there are 3 reports submitted by your interface.

report id: bp-61a7e2c3-3ce8-4856-9941-587d20211122 bp-e7ef6793-584d-448b-ac6d-1c0a90211122 bp-4a81c954-4ee7-4726-b8cd-7105b0211122

Asked by David 1 week ago

Last reply by David 1 day ago

Where have my passwords gone?

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser… (read more)

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser the list is empty. Sync is working and it claims to have synced but the passwords are just not there.

Asked by JonBonJimBob 5 days ago

Last reply by JonBonJimBob 4 days ago

every sites takes longer to load

dear firefox, i am using firefox. but this time, it takes longer to go any sites. i cant to any sites right now. so i recently using microsoft edge to send a question. i … (read more)

dear firefox, i am using firefox. but this time, it takes longer to go any sites. i cant to any sites right now. so i recently using microsoft edge to send a question. i have a good internet connection. no matter what sites took me longer. all sites may not work for me. i have reinstalled firefox, and it was just same for me. Can you help me please. i dont want the firewall protection thing. i dont know how to use firewall.

Asked by zariefzaheer 6 days ago

Last reply by zariefzaheer 6 days ago

How to change or disable default keyboard shortcuts

I want to disable the F12 shortcuts that open the developer tools, because I use this shortcuts to open a different application (yakuake) How do we change the default key… (read more)

I want to disable the F12 shortcuts that open the developer tools, because I use this shortcuts to open a different application (yakuake)

How do we change the default key bindings?

Asked by hello_world 6 days ago

Last reply by hello_world 2 days ago

Enable Address Bar Autocompletion

As shown [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox|her...], under the "URL autocomplete" section, there is this feature that auto completes w… (read more)

As shown [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox|her...], under the "URL autocomplete" section, there is this feature that auto completes what you are currently typing in the address bar. Where does one enable/disable this feature?

Thanks for your answer

Asked by spma1 1 week ago

Last reply by spma1 5 days ago

Firefox Private browsing default installation out of the box blocks certain websites

I have been attempting to use Firefox Private browsing default installation out of the box on netflix, and messages.google.com/web and in netflix's case videos do not pla… (read more)

I have been attempting to use Firefox Private browsing default installation out of the box on netflix, and messages.google.com/web and in netflix's case videos do not play, and google messages page is a blank white page, and also any website that uses facebook comments, that section is not loaded. What is this setting that is causing these behaviors in the private browsing mode, is there a article somewhere that explains in detail how firefox's private browsing mode works?

Asked by limava9478 6 days ago

Last reply by limava9478 6 days ago

Open pdf in the normal edge browser

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open … (read more)

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open a .pdf in the download menu in Firefox the file does open in a pdf-explorer version of Edge. That is Edge will kinda open a new application just to show the .pdf, with no options for tabs or in general work as a web browser, it will only be a .pdf viewer. I would prefer for Firefox to open the .pdf in the normal Edge browser. Is there any way I can fix that?

Asked by Trygve 5 days ago

The interface of some web applications has become blurry (after the i2p plugin)

Hello everyone I recently used i2p, and installed the i2p plugin in my Firefox. He broke a lot of settings for me (related to privacy, I think). Interestingly, it broke o… (read more)

Hello everyone

I recently used i2p, and installed the i2p plugin in my Firefox. He broke a lot of settings for me (related to privacy, I think). Interestingly, it broke on all my desktop devices (macbook, iMac, windows pc). After installing and removing the plugin, the following happened: - websites open in English (native to the system - Russian) - websites open in a light theme (native to the system - dark) - Firefox starts in a window not on the full screen (for the inability to track the screen resolution, I understand) - [the most important] interfaces, some web applications began to look blurry (e.g., Google sheets, or Yandex Maps). When I open the same services in Google Chrome, everything is displayed perfectly.

How do I clean the browser settings that came with the i2p plugin?

I've already tried: - Cleaning Firefox - Safe mode - Clearing the startup cache - Complete reinstallation

None of this helped.

I love Firefox, I don't want to switch to Chrome. Help, please)

Asked by Беслан Курашов 3 days ago

Can I have two Firefox windows open when I start firefox with all the tabs I want pre-loaded?

Hi all I would like some help if possible please. When I start Windows 10 on my laptop and I open Firefox I open two separate windows (personal and professional) and the… (read more)

Hi all

I would like some help if possible please. When I start Windows 10 on my laptop and I open Firefox I open two separate windows (personal and professional) and then I open a pre detirmined set of tabs in each window to start my day.

Is there a way I can press open Firefox and I can have 2 windows open with all my pre set tabs?

Is this possible? If not, how close can I come to this?

Thanks,

Asked by Matt 1 week ago

Last reply by Matt 3 days ago