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specific audio files arent playing properly on firefox

i've been having specific issues with firefox with audio files, seen in example on some specific websites where audio will refuse to play. this is not the case on other b… (read more)

i've been having specific issues with firefox with audio files, seen in example on some specific websites where audio will refuse to play. this is not the case on other browsers on my computer, where files will play perfectly fine.

i've found this is the case on both the osu! website (the popup audio player will appear at the end of the site, audio unplaying) and the bandcamp website (bandcamp player attempts to load audio, shows loading screen, then skips to the next track). i've only experienced this not happening on soundcloud, although there are probably more examples out there for both working / not working cases. does anyone know a fix?

Asked by acmel 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Why does print and print preview take about 30 to 60 seconds to appear?

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and rep… (read more)

I have tried the existing recommendations to delete item(s) beginning with print_ that had no effect. I copied prefs.js and removed all items beginning with print and replaced existing prefs file. Curiously that change worked at least twice before trying PDF print preview. After trying the preview the print function went back to taking 30 to 60 seconds to respond.

Print and print preview work fine in Chrome and Safari.

I have a macbook air and a new macbook pro. The macbook pro works well. I compared the config print items and found no obvious discrepancies. Both macbooks are on Firefox 84.0.2

My significant other blames Apple. I am convinced the problem lies with Firefox. Oh -- print screens are not worthwhile since we're talking a major time delay.

MikeDos

Asked by MikeDos 4 days ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 2 days ago

Very slow printing

Printing from Firefox is really slow--2-3 minutes before the print menu appears, and then another minute before the printer actually goes to work. "Printing" to a .pdf f… (read more)

Printing from Firefox is really slow--2-3 minutes before the print menu appears, and then another minute before the printer actually goes to work. "Printing" to a .pdf file takes just a long before the file appears on the desktop.

The problem is uniform across all the websites I've tried it on.

I don't have the problem with Safari or Chrome.

Restarting Firefox with add-ons disabled makes no difference. Deleting the printer setting didn't help. Resetting all Firefox printer settings didn't help. Refreshing Firefox helped once, but only for the first print job after the refresh, then the problem reappeared.

This issue started fairly recently, maybe when Firefox v.84 appeared (?)

I'm using Firefox 84.0.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on a late 2012 iMac.

This problem does not show up in the family's MacBook Pros, which have the same version of Firefox, but newer OS versions.

I'm resistant to updating the OS, because too many of the apps I use regularly don't play nicely with the newer versions of macOS.

Help!

Thanks, Wimsey

Asked by Wimsey 1 week ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 2 days ago

bluebillywig

bluebillywig player bluebillywig.com name https://www.omroepgelderland.nl/nieuws/6719641/Scorende-Buitink-denkt-aan-vertrek-maar-blijft-het-liefst-bij-Vitesse movieplayer… (read more)

Asked by gaalswijk 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Ramdomly high IO activity when watching video

It usually happens when I loading page or watching video on YouTube/ Bahamut Anime(ani.gamer.com.tw). When it occurs, the video still can play until the video cache empty… (read more)

It usually happens when I loading page or watching video on YouTube/ Bahamut Anime(ani.gamer.com.tw). When it occurs, the video still can play until the video cache empty, and after switching to another and switching back, the page becomes all white except a loading circle at the center. This situation takes about 3~5 minutes. I have tried refresh firefox, and disable all addons.

Asked by Mizuyoru_TW 3 days ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 3 days ago

An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. Peer’s certificate has an invalid signature. Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE

An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. Peer’s certificate has an invalid signature. Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE … (read more)

An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. Peer’s certificate has an invalid signature.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE

Asked by mikhailbenis80 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

firefox out of disk space

I keep getting the message 'Firefox is running out disk space'. Now it seems it is out and I can't download anything. I went through the Firefox manage data suggestions,… (read more)

I keep getting the message 'Firefox is running out disk space'. Now it seems it is out and I can't download anything. I went through the Firefox manage data suggestions, emptied the cache. It didn't help. I on Windows 7 ASUS desktop.

What do I need to do?

Asked by parkercreekfarm 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

Forbidden You don't have permission to access https://www.medischebanenbank.nl/ on this server.

I've used https://www.medischebanenbank.nl/ before but now I can't get access. I can still access it with google chrome and safari, but not with firefox 84.0.2 on my mac… (read more)

I've used https://www.medischebanenbank.nl/ before but now I can't get access. I can still access it with google chrome and safari, but not with firefox 84.0.2 on my mac with Catalina. I have cleared all history, used the 'forget about this site' on it. Deactivated all add-ons, tried safe mode....nothing. No VPN, proxy as far as I know. What can it be????

Asked by mientje2 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Sound on videos and videos stopped working on firefox

Hi everyone! I am looking for some help on how to fix my problem. Yesterday, suddenly videos on Firefox stopped having sound and in one particular website (public televis… (read more)

Hi everyone! I am looking for some help on how to fix my problem. Yesterday, suddenly videos on Firefox stopped having sound and in one particular website (public television) videos stopped working altogether. These are websites that I use on a daily basis and have been using for months. All of these websites and videos work fine on google Chrome. I am using a desktop and Windows 10 and use DuckDuckgo Privacy essentials. These are the things I have done to troubleshoot: -restarted computer _restarted Firefox in Safe Mode -checked the volume mixer -checked the App volume device preferences on Windows -signed off my firefox account and logged in without an account -refreshed Firefox -Uninstalled and installed Firefox

On my laptop (Windows 7) everything still works fine as usual.

Any tip or advice will be much appreciated. Please bare in mind that I have a very basic computer knowledge. many thanks Poppy

Asked by poppy.ocean 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

I am redirected

A few days ago, I started suddenly to have a problem. Whenever I try to access one given site, through the toolbar or by typing its name, I am redirected to an other one,… (read more)

A few days ago, I started suddenly to have a problem. Whenever I try to access one given site, through the toolbar or by typing its name, I am redirected to an other one, which is not malignant. How can I fix this ?

Asked by gazalczer 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Yesterday I used Firefox and it worked fine; today, I opened the application and got the message "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible."

Yesterday I used Firefox and it worked fine; today, I opened the application and got the message "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible… (read more)

Yesterday I used Firefox and it worked fine; today, I opened the application and got the message "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." How can I correct this? I use a Mac desktop running 10.14.6 (Mojave).

Asked by plascencia.lfb 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

FF slowing my online activity

Why does FF show 5 windows in the Task Manager when I have only one FF window/tab open? FF is using 50% (one gig+) of memory even though there is only one FF window/tab o… (read more)

Why does FF show 5 windows in the Task Manager when I have only one FF window/tab open? FF is using 50% (one gig+) of memory even though there is only one FF window/tab open. This is slowing my computers online activity—sometimes greatly. Is there a way to fix this, other than not using FF?

I am using FF 84.0.2 (64-bit) with a 64-bit PC. All critical and security updates are up to date and the machine seems to be free of any malware.

Thank you for your help.

Asked by fastfood 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Mouse stopped working today, no scroll

Today my mouse sporadically stops scrolling and I have to click and hold the slider on the right to scroll to the bottom of the page. First time something like this ever … (read more)

Today my mouse sporadically stops scrolling and I have to click and hold the slider on the right to scroll to the bottom of the page. First time something like this ever happened. My other browser scrolls fine. Also the wait time for the browser to initially open usually takes around 20 seconds or so. Not to happy right now. Latest windows on PC.

Asked by Allen 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Firefox freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds, even in Safe Mode. Task Manager shows one or two of firefox's sub-tasks as "Not responding" and CPU at 100%.

Pretty much title. Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all ext… (read more)

Pretty much title.

Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all extensions didn't help. When I open Task Manager during freezes it shows that Firefox is "Not responding" and when I open sub-tasks it's usually one or two causing the problem. When I close those either firefox closes completely or youtube or reddit crashes, leading me to believe it's something with those sites? Refreshing or reinstalling firefox hasn't helped. I'm on Windows 10 (all updates installed) and Firefox 84.0.1 (x64) as of the time writing this.

I hope someone can help and suggest something. I would hate to switch to another browser, but the problem has become unbearable.

Asked by Paul 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago