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Open tabs list in no order whatsoever!

I truly cannot fathom why a browser, in this day & age, cannot put the list of open tabs & windows in the drop-down menu, in even SOME KIND OF ORDER! But no, it'… (read more)

I truly cannot fathom why a browser, in this day & age, cannot put the list of open tabs & windows in the drop-down menu, in even SOME KIND OF ORDER! But no, it's nothing more than a long list, impossible to filter in any way, that is not in chronological, alphabetical, order of most recent used, no option to list via website or page title, etc. This is so ridiculously frustrating, along with the molasses lack of speed in opening up windows or tabs, that I'm on the verge of just chucking this entire app, for good. Why do our state-of-the-art advanced technological devices and apps, feel more like we're going backwards, and not forward??

Asked by StevenCee 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

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firefox screen errors on many websites

Since the most recent update, Mozilla Firefox shows screen errors on many websites. Same after reinstall. All sites appear OK in Chrome, Opera, Tor, etc. Please send in… (read more)

Since the most recent update, Mozilla Firefox shows screen errors on many websites. Same after reinstall. All sites appear OK in Chrome, Opera, Tor, etc.

Please send instructions for fix.

Thanks

Asked by ottonaimus 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Firefox shows blank white page for all tabs, unusable

Referencing these threads: 1281774 1307368 1317055 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333680 (I posted a reply to this thread, but I can't view it and the mod… (read more)

Referencing these threads: 1281774 1307368 1317055 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333680 (I posted a reply to this thread, but I can't view it and the moderator has apparently closed it thinking this problem has gone away)

We can ascertain that NOTHING seems to help this condition. In fact these threads apply to me as Win 7 / 64 bit apply to me. This started probably about 1.5 years ago.

I too have this problem and yes, it is random. BUT once locked in with this condition, it may "get stuck" for another 5 attempts for the same link. BEST Example, I do surveys every Friday and Saturday night. I use my netscape (AOL) email account. At random, while clicking on the survey link the tab will come up blank and no matter what you do, you CANNOT get this tab to do ANYTHING. No reload, no clicking on a new bookmark, no clicking on home, or typing in the address bar and pressing enter on THAT particular tab. How often does it happen? Maybe 12 times a month (during survey time: maybe every other weekend).

One step further on this. My wife's account on the PC actually does this on a DAILY BASIS REPEATEDLY EVERY DAY when she opens FireFox. In her case, it can ONLY be solved by closing and reopening FireFox after waiting like...say...2 minutes after previously opening it? I have tried opening new tabs etc as mentioned above (including the old right clicky trick and using the "Open in new tab" function). Kinda silly when you have like 27 tabs of blankness. Considering it is her account on the Pc, ok, maybe the "refresh" function might work on her? BZZZT! Nope.

Current version. I can attest that a PC at my 2 jobs that both have Win 7 and at least one, if not both, have 64 bit versions and do NOT display this malady. Also, I did re-install FF about 2 years ago for some other problem. I just ran the troubleshooting more...no go. Per this lead, try https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads-2647da03-1eea-4433-9aff-95f26a218cc0... and guess what? No such help . Anyone have have something to kill this bug?

Asked by metalman630 2 months ago

Last reply by metalman630 1 month ago

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When I firsr opne Firefox I get a message saying something like "We can't find that page."

When I first open Firefox I usually get a message that we cannot find that page. I have my start page set to Google. Then when I refresh the page it usually opens but som… (read more)

When I first open Firefox I usually get a message that we cannot find that page. I have my start page set to Google. Then when I refresh the page it usually opens but sometimes I need to refresh more than once. Then after that I can surf normally. Does anyone know what causes that? Is it an issue with my ISP or my router or something else? I though it might be the New Tab Override extension, but disabling it won't solve the problem. I have a 100 Mbps cable connection. I do not notice the same problem with Chrome.

Asked by john2621 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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after a reinstall of firefox 91.0.1, missing home icon next to refresh icon, where is switch to turn home icon back on?

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might b… (read more)

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might be blind, but i cud not find in settings, home page default ...tell it was not removed in new update...thanx

Asked by oetkbtytr 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

Firefox keep crashing

For some reason firefox keeps crashing when i have only a few tabs open. I have tried uninstalling all themes, exstentions and still the same while also submitting report… (read more)

For some reason firefox keeps crashing when i have only a few tabs open. I have tried uninstalling all themes, exstentions and still the same while also submitting report id to firefox yet with no improvements

Asked by AddictiveG 2 months ago

Last reply by Bithiah 1 month ago

Xero Crashes when I return to "Dashboard"

I get the following message when in Xero if I leave "dashboard" and then try to return to it. I have cleared ALL history and cookies TWICE nothing changes. Xero works fin… (read more)

I get the following message when in Xero if I leave "dashboard" and then try to return to it. I have cleared ALL history and cookies TWICE nothing changes. Xero works fine in Edge (Shit) and Chrome (double Shit)

I have remove the tracking protection for the site as well


The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Asked by gary55wands 2 months ago

Last reply by graham35 1 month ago

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I can no longer access All Posts

On one of my Word Press sites, in my Firefox Dashboard, I can no longer access All Posts as it returns a 404 error. I purged all caches, but it didn't correct the problem… (read more)

On one of my Word Press sites, in my Firefox Dashboard, I can no longer access All Posts as it returns a 404 error. I purged all caches, but it didn't correct the problem. the Firefox browser says "You searched for 404". "You may want to try searching for the page". I do not have this error in Chrome or Safari.

Asked by hillarymiles 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox is not even opened, but its process is slowing my computer

Hello, I have no issue with the browser itself, very fast and smooth. I open it with no error message, close it, no problem. But several times while troubleshooting for s… (read more)

Hello, I have no issue with the browser itself, very fast and smooth. I open it with no error message, close it, no problem. But several times while troubleshooting for something not related at all, I discover several processes firefox.exe (something like 5 or 6) running in the task manager while the browser itself is closed. Today was even more crazy, as I was playing GTA V, I noticed big lags with no apparent reasons. I checked the task manager, and discovered that Firefox.exe (browser not even opened) used 5 times more CPU resources than GTA V. Could it be some kind of a virus using a fake process name for mining or something similar ? Just seems too crazy to be the actual Firefox browser doing heavy work while being closed. Screenshot below CPU is Ryzen 5 5600X Thanks for the help

Asked by rouvenster 2 months ago

Answered by rouvenster 1 month ago

Why does Firefox not suppress the URL by default on (all) full-screen video?

There is a problem described /questions/976248 here. An answer on that page supplies a work-around. Surely the workaround should be unnecessary. Who wants a supposedly fu… (read more)

There is a problem described /questions/976248 here. An answer on that page supplies a work-around. Surely the workaround should be unnecessary. Who wants a supposedly full-screen video partially obscured by a URL? Note also that the web contains quite a few questions/complaints on the matter - and that the workaround is somewhat arcane. EDIT: Moreover, the instructions are unclear!

The problem besets only some websites (including - sometimes? - YouTube - and DailyMotion). The problem may be restricted to Linux. (I forget.) The problem applies to Firefox 91 and to many versions of Firefox earlier than that.

Thank you for your time. If you can, please forward my comment to Mozilla's Firefox team.

Asked by nicholasjoll 1 month ago

Last reply by nicholasjoll 1 month ago

Firefox does not save new password for Google account

I have two Google Accounts, a private one, and a company account. The company requires to change the PW from time to time. Immediately after doing that, Firefox offers to… (read more)

I have two Google Accounts, a private one, and a company account. The company requires to change the PW from time to time. Immediately after doing that, Firefox offers to update the saved login and I choose to update. To my dismay, I find out later, that the new PW was not saved, and I cannot login any more.

Happened three times now, and the third time I paid extra attention and updated in Lockwise manually after Firefox failed again. This is a nasty bug. Now I cannot trust Firefox to save my passwords?

Seems related: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1272808

Asked by Erwin 1 month ago

Last reply by JP 1 month ago

Persistent Pop-up

Hello, Every time I log in to Outlook.com in Firefox a pop-up automatically appears below the address bar. The persistent pop-up: Add "outlook.live.com" as an application… (read more)

Hello,

Every time I log in to Outlook.com in Firefox a pop-up automatically appears below the address bar. The persistent pop-up: Add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links? See screenshot attached.

Troubleshooting and modifying Settings to eliminate pop-ups and recommendations didn't stop the pop-up. Deleting Firefox beta and installing the standard version of Firefox didn't work either. The only way to manage this pop-up is to click on the "X" button to close it each time I open or refresh my Outlook.com home page. Then I get some screen space back.

Using Edge, the pop-up includes other options to choose from such as "Don't show this again", which I selected. I don't see the pop-up any more in Edge.

Why can't I get rid of this unwanted, persistent, recommendation pop-up in Firefox?

Thanks, Gordon

Asked by Gordon 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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How to select PDF viewer to use when a PDF is saved locally and accessed with "file://" URL

Greetings, and thank you for taking the time to read my request for help. I use Firefox to view the electronic evidence folders of my Social Security disability clients,… (read more)

Greetings, and thank you for taking the time to read my request for help. I use Firefox to view the electronic evidence folders of my Social Security disability clients, which are made available in a web-page-based format with relative links to the documents that are saved in PDF format in the downloaded electronic folder. Each of the exhibits on the exhibit list or case documents with a URL that begins with "file://".

My problem is that Firefox now insists on opening the PDF files in my clients' electronic folders using its internal viewer and not Adobe Acrobat EVEN THOUGH I have gone to Settings->Applications and configured all PDF and TIFF file types to open in Adobe Acrobat DC (Please see screenshot below). This is annoying to say the least because I frequently need to run Adobe Acrobat's OCR on the medical records in my clients' electronic folders so that I can copy text to paste into notes or documents and because I need Adobe Acrobat's ability to take snapshots of portions of the exhibits to paste into documents or notes.

What is odd about this issue is that if I download a PDF from a website with a "http://" or "https://" URL, Firefox _WILL_ open up that PDF in Adobe Acrobat DC per the configurations in the Settings->Applications section.

The first uploaded image shows the settings in the Applications section of Settings. The second uploaded image is an example if Firefox opening a PDF document using its internal viewer in spite of the settings in the Settings->Applications section.

Any help in rectifying this issue would be very much appreciated.

Many thanks, Will Snyder

Asked by jwsnyder 1 month ago

Answered by JP 1 month ago

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Restore bookmarks massive fail

Recently a bookmark was randomly deleted. FireFox has been doing this for the last several version. But, before, it wasn't much of a problem - I'd just do a restore from … (read more)

Recently a bookmark was randomly deleted. FireFox has been doing this for the last several version. But, before, it wasn't much of a problem - I'd just do a restore from a bookmarks bu file that had the bookmark that had been deleted.

But not this time.

Clicked on the day I wanted, and got the usual warning that it would replace all the existing bookmarks. But when it was run, it deleted all the bookmarks, but did not replace them with the ones from the bu file.

I then had _no_ bookmarks. There were none displayed, except for the star, something else I don't remember, and 'Other Bookmarks'. But clicking on these showed no content - they were empty.

At one point, and sometimes, a small window appeared saying 'Unable to process the backup file'. But this was after the current bookmarks had been deleted.

I'm on 91.01, 64bit. I found other, earlier 9x versions, dl'd and installed them. The attempt to restore bookmarks also failed running them

I then dl and installed a 89.x. But of course when I tried to run it, I got the warning about potential problems and the only choices to create a new profile or to exit. I chose to exit, and reinstalled the current version from a fresh dl.

After a few more attempts and system reboots, after the last reboot the current bookmarks reappeared, w.o. the deleted bookmark (as expected). I have no idea why.

Bottom line: I can no longer depend on FireFox. Fortunately, the deleted bookmark had relatively little content, so it can be recreated with 2 or 3 hours work. But what happens when a bookmark with lots of content gets deleted? I have bookmarks that have content going back at least 10 years. There is no way I could recreate them. Years of work would be lost. I don't understand why, if the backup file couldn't be processed, the operation wasn't aborted w.o. making any changes. This is what a failed process should do by default.

I find myself incredulous that the FireFox development team let such an egregious bug slip through. That's unacceptable.

Asked by sfbillm 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

Two finger gestures for going back and forth in tab history, and how to contact Mozilla

Is there a way to get Firefox to go back and forward to the previous page by swiping with two fingers on my trackpad? I enjoy using Firefox on my Dell laptop running Wind… (read more)

Is there a way to get Firefox to go back and forward to the previous page by swiping with two fingers on my trackpad? I enjoy using Firefox on my Dell laptop running Windows 10, but I would enjoy it much more if I could swipe left and right with two fingers to go to the previous page I was on. What's frustrating is that this feature already exists and works really well on Chrome, Edge, and even in Firefox's iOS app, although in the iOS app you just use one finger to swipe on the screen, instead of using two fingers on a touchpad. From a couple hours of digging around support forums and google, I haven't found much success, so I'm hoping there's a nugget of information that would help me solve this issue. I've downloaded the SwipeToNavigate extension on firefox, but it doesn't work as well as I'd like it to. Lastly, is there any way to give feedback directly to Mozilla so that I can make them aware of this issue? I understand they run this forum, but my understanding is that this is mostly support from the community, rather than directly from Mozilla. Any advice to any part of this would be greatly appreciated. Also I'm including my troubleshooting information, but I'm not sure what use it will be.

Asked by rocksofshame 1 month ago

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Unable to open hyperlinks in Firefox 91.0.1

When clicking on a hyperlink in a webpage in Firefox 91.0.1, the link fails to open. If I right click it will open. In Preferences/Settings , Firefox is set as default … (read more)

When clicking on a hyperlink in a webpage in Firefox 91.0.1, the link fails to open. If I right click it will open. In Preferences/Settings , Firefox is set as default browser and I have left Open Links in Tabs instead of new windows unchecked (I prefer to open in new window). If I right click on the link I can open in either a new tab or a new window.

This does not happen in Safari. Any ideas?

Asked by senbariki 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

Images not loading on ios

Hi volunteers, thank you. I have been using Firefox for ever - on my macbook air, catalina, usig 91.01.01 Firefox version. Until last week everything was fine - -then a… (read more)

Hi volunteers, thank you.

I have been using Firefox for ever - on my macbook air, catalina, usig 91.01.01 Firefox version.

Until last week everything was fine - -then all of a sudden images and icons on some website were not loading properly, if at all. like www.microsoft.com and www.mandalina.com . The images are fine on Safari just not FF.

I erased FF and cleaned everything and uploaded a new browser, same problem.

Have I accidentally done something ?

Thanks

Asked by thomas211 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago