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CTRL + click - doesn't open link in new tab

On a certain webpage the behaviour of CRTL + left click vs. right click -> open in new tab is deviating. I've tried it with turned of addons and in different versions … (read more)

On a certain webpage the behaviour of CRTL + left click vs. right click -> open in new tab is deviating. I've tried it with turned of addons and in different versions of firefox. (It is annoying because it overrides the current tab and i have to restart the listing of podcasts)

https://www.mdr.de (for example check out the podcast episodes here https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/podcast/kekule-corona/index.html ) CTRL + left click = mostly opens in the same tab right click menu = works fine

Asked by mattias-ich 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Firefox crash, tabs lost

In the last few weeks I have been experiencing frequent crashes. That means at least once a day. Most of the times when I submit the report and restart firefox I lose all… (read more)

In the last few weeks I have been experiencing frequent crashes. That means at least once a day. Most of the times when I submit the report and restart firefox I lose all my tabs, which is very annoying since I generally have around ten open all the time - for a reason. My husband also experiences these crashes on his laptop. There is no new software installed, nothing has changed on/in either of the computers, firefox is up to date. I need my browser to be dependable, the crash is one thing, the loss of the tabs is intolerable.

Asked by noematik 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

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Reddit comments input textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing

Reddit comments textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing When creating a comment (new or reply), the input textbox shows duplicate text. So what ever is pasted, it app… (read more)

Reddit comments textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing When creating a comment (new or reply), the input textbox shows duplicate text. So what ever is pasted, it appears twice. If I post the comment anyway, only one copy of the text appears in the posted comment. It only seems to happen if I paste more than one line of text so maybe the CRLF at the end of line one has something to do with it. See attached image.

I tried the same operation with Chrome, and it does not have this duplicate text problem. So I'm guessing it some problem with the input textbox implementation in firefox.

Is this a known problem? Anyone else seeing this?

firefox 88.0.1 (latest), windows 10 laptop

Asked by Windfall 1 day ago

Answered by Windfall 7 hours ago

How To Enable "Touch Bar typing suggestions" on Firefox Browser?

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing? Expected When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide sug… (read more)

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing?

Expected

When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide suggestions, i.e. words and emojis.

e.g. Chrome enables this feature

Actual

The Touch Bar does not provide word or emoji suggestions when using Firefox browser. This seems potentially related to the "Keyboard" setting "Touch Bar typing suggestions" that is not showing for Firefox.

Configuration

  • macOS: 11.3.1
  • Firefox: 88.0.1

Asked by Adam 11 hours ago

Last reply by Adam 11 hours ago

Sound Issues

I have lost all sound in Firefox...youtube, sportsnet, etc...doing a clean uninstall and reinstall did not fix the issue. I have sound in all other apps...what's wrong? … (read more)

I have lost all sound in Firefox...youtube, sportsnet, etc...doing a clean uninstall and reinstall did not fix the issue. I have sound in all other apps...what's wrong?

Asked by arthur.newman 16 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 14 hours ago

Firefox Update Breaks Browser

I got started using Firefox a few years ago. Once I got adjusted to the different controls, I really like using it, BUT... I have updated it three times now (the last ti… (read more)

I got started using Firefox a few years ago. Once I got adjusted to the different controls, I really like using it, BUT...

I have updated it three times now (the last time was on accident after ignoring the notice for a long time). Every update breaks the browser for me. I start getting Windows that don't load - the dot just bounces but the window stays blank for hours. The browser fails to load anything. On restart I get message that Firefox failed to close properly. New windows take up to 6 or 7 tries to load a link, and the same for loading into a tab.

The first couple times I updated, I followed the guidance to save favorites, dump the browser and restart from scratch, then load everything back in. While it worked, it's a PITA for a browser that updates pretty frequently, and I think routine updates should be able to load without having to spend hours troubleshooting and reloading. I'm not stupid or computer illiterate - I manage a Linux server cluster at work, but I can't manage my Firefox at home through a routine update.

Can anyone help get Firefox to load and run properly such that it works even after an update? I hate Edge, and Internet Explorer, while easy to learn is full of security holes and often DOA at most websites these days. I refuse to go Google, and I'd prefer to not learn another browser. I like Firefox, but the post-update problems are killing me.

Asked by whit_tx 14 hours ago

Firefox has slowed down

I have noticed that my Firefox browser has become so slow that it is nearly unusable. I have noticed that Mozilla has been offering their VPN for $5/month. Has the compa… (read more)

I have noticed that my Firefox browser has become so slow that it is nearly unusable.

I have noticed that Mozilla has been offering their VPN for $5/month. Has the company slowed down the browser to sell this feature?

Or is there something in the Microsoft updates that have slowed down the browser.

I really like Firefox but I have reverted Chrome simply to get my work done without waiting for Firefox to load. I really am not a big fan of Google and I really find Microsoft to be, well, Microsoft.

Asked by Wesley 17 hours ago

Last reply by bill_stewart1 14 hours ago

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Opening firefox is just blank white screen even when opening it in safe mode

Opening firefox is just a blank white screen without borders (screenshot 1) Apparently it seems it didn't hang and it I can determine the location of the URL bar by hover… (read more)

Opening firefox is just a blank white screen without borders (screenshot 1) Apparently it seems it didn't hang and it I can determine the location of the URL bar by hover the mouse and can click the location of the close button to close the window This is different from most issues since they can open it in Safe mode I can't even open in safe mode since it also shows a blank white screen (screenshot 2) I already tried uninstall and reinstalling with fresh settings but nothing works

Asked by wasd2k6 23 hours ago

Answered by wasd2k6 23 hours ago

Spaces between words not retained

I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6 I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the s… (read more)

I'm using FF88.0.1 on macOS 10.14.6

I'm a regular participant in the Microsoft Answers Community. When replying to messages there today a space appears when I press the space bar but as soon as I type the next character the space closes & the text runs together. E.g. instead of This is a sentence the text appears as Thisisasentence. If I then go back & re-insert the spaces they are retained but that is a royal pain.

This is a new behavior as of today. I have confirmed that this does not occur when using Safari nor does it occur when replying in the Apple support community.

I'd appreciate any insight on this.

Asked by terataz 1 day ago

Last reply by terataz 17 hours ago

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Prime Video: "Your browser does not support High-Definition playback due to content restrictions"

Since 88.0.1 all Amazon Prime Video content displays this message: "Your browser does not support High-Definition playback due to content restrictions. Please update your… (read more)

Since 88.0.1 all Amazon Prime Video content displays this message: "Your browser does not support High-Definition playback due to content restrictions. Please update your browser for the best Prime Video experience".

I've tried turning off vpn, adblocker, and set tracking protection back to 'standard', nothing helps.

I'm on W10 1909 Home which is technically not supported by MS as from this week so I did consider that as a possible (but unlikely) reason for it. However, the content plays fine in MS Edge. The content also plays fine from a laptop running Chrome on 1909 Enterprise (similar build to mine albeit not out of support yet).

I see widevine was updated in 88.0.1 - could this be the issue?

Thanks

Asked by jrh 1 day ago

Answered by jrh 18 hours ago

Trying to open Firefox today I get the message: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time. 'm stuck!

I can't access Firefox. Get message: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time. Firefox is not open and I need it! … (read more)

I can't access Firefox. Get message: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time.

Firefox is not open and I need it!

Asked by cmhall 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 19 hours ago

Logitech C920 ruins my video on Google Meet, only on Firefox

Hello there! I have this problem where if I turn on my webcam on Google Meet, on Firefox, my image breaks up and I look really weird. I have the Logitech C920. This probl… (read more)

Hello there! I have this problem where if I turn on my webcam on Google Meet, on Firefox, my image breaks up and I look really weird. I have the Logitech C920. This problem only happens on Firefox though. What can I do? Thanks in advance.

Asked by stefan.suta2 20 hours ago

Twitter makes firefox freeze and crash

Every time I use twitter, firefox ends up freezing and crashing. Sometimes the crash happens after I close it, of its own accord, and even surprisingly have firefox spont… (read more)

Every time I use twitter, firefox ends up freezing and crashing. Sometimes the crash happens after I close it, of its own accord, and even surprisingly have firefox spontaneously close without the crash reporter opening at all. I have enough spare memory to run firefox.

Asked by desbest 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 3 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 day ago

Firefox Links?

every time I try to type something in the address bar I get this message you were trying to open http:// ? I'm using the latest version, how can I remove it? I've turne… (read more)

every time I try to type something in the address bar I get this message you were trying to open http:// ? I'm using the latest version, how can I remove it? I've turned off the search suggestions but nothing. why this happen?

Asked by Eyras 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Print Previews taking up to a minute to process

In comparison to Safari, and Chrome where print preview take about one second, FF 88.0.1 can take up to a minute or never, to process a print preview. Please advise. Than… (read more)

In comparison to Safari, and Chrome where print preview take about one second, FF 88.0.1 can take up to a minute or never, to process a print preview. Please advise.

Thanks

Asked by jmhbpc 1 day ago

Last reply by jmhbpc 1 day ago

Too Much Memory Consumption

Firefox is using too much ram in my Laptop. I'm using the latest version. I have 10gb of ram installed in my Laptop. I am using a mac system, when i open Activity Monitor… (read more)

Firefox is using too much ram in my Laptop. I'm using the latest version. I have 10gb of ram installed in my Laptop. I am using a mac system, when i open Activity Monitor it shows Firefox is using about 56gb of ram. Firefox Webcontent and Webextension are using Extra ram in seprate. But when i opened the inbuilt task manager of the Firefox it doen't show that much. Please Find attached images .

Asked by Abinasi Singh 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Loading

What is the problem with Firefox??? Why its loads processor on 99,9% and get frizing? Dual core, 6GB RAM, 2GB video is not inaf or what? I think i will try to use Opera b… (read more)

What is the problem with Firefox??? Why its loads processor on 99,9% and get frizing? Dual core, 6GB RAM, 2GB video is not inaf or what? I think i will try to use Opera better, all those chromium family is a garbage.

Asked by MANDALORIAN 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Frequent crashes while playing GIFs/videos in firefox

Hi, I have been seeing that firefox crashes almost every time I play a GIF or sometimes a video. This happens quite often and I see a white screen when trying to play th… (read more)

Hi, I have been seeing that firefox crashes almost every time I play a GIF or sometimes a video. This happens quite often and I see a white screen when trying to play them from the browser. Need some help here. Thanks

Asked by lisaravi 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Cannot Access Mozilla Firefox after refresh of Computer Following a Crash

Hello My computer crashed two days ago. Luckily, I phoned HP help, had the computer refreshed, and miraculously everything reappeared and nothing was lost. Even, the othe… (read more)

Hello

My computer crashed two days ago. Luckily, I phoned HP help, had the computer refreshed, and miraculously everything reappeared and nothing was lost. Even, the other two browsers on my computer are back and running well. The only one exception was my Mozilla Firefox browser, which happens to be the one I use over 90% of the time, and most importantly , the only one that has my bookmarks. I have read the Mozilla help messages, and although it seems they suggest refreshing the Firefox browser, it seems to me the instructions are applicable only if I have access to it -- which I do not understand, since the point is that I have no access whatsoever to it when I click the icon on my desktop. I was thinking of downloading Firefox anew, but fear I may loose my bookmarks. I am not that consumer savvy and do not quite understand the details of what is suggested in the Mozilla Support page. The computer I use is a desktop HP Envy 700, 7 years old, and I have Windows 8.1. Can you help. Thank you.

Asked by josephsampedro 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago