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Is Widevine Content Decryption Module freezing Firefox 88 after exiting sleep mode?

For days I was noticing that, after exiting sleep mode for at least a couple hours, Firefox would open up with the spinning wheel and would be completely frozen. Frequen… (read more)

For days I was noticing that, after exiting sleep mode for at least a couple hours, Firefox would open up with the spinning wheel and would be completely frozen. Frequently I'd have to reboot and re-open in Safe Mode, because it wouldn't force quit. Then I'd disable the plugins when I had it open. But eventually I had to re-activate this plugin in order to stream content. I don't know 100% if this is causing the problem. Is anyone else having issues with this plugin and if so, is there a simple way to fix/debug?

Asked by brianwflood 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Website unblocking

Why is Firefox blocking Flickr and Tumblr without my permission. I reinstalled Google Chrome as a proxy and then was able to login but a day later I was blocked again sin… (read more)

Why is Firefox blocking Flickr and Tumblr without my permission.

I reinstalled Google Chrome as a proxy and then was able to login but a day later I was blocked again since Firefox is the default browser on my PC. Frustrating to say the least. Firefox does not have carte blanche authority to block sites without consulting these sites' customers first. The URL shield is grey and when I switch it off it has the line through it but still will not load.

Suggestions please?

Asked by jpe61star 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Yahoo email account issue

Firefox browser not allowing me to log into my Yahoo email account, system returning password error #201. I'm able to Login to account using Microsoft Edge browser. … (read more)

Firefox browser not allowing me to log into my Yahoo email account, system returning password error #201. I'm able to Login to account using Microsoft Edge browser.

Asked by ericy61 4 months ago

Last reply by jergar 1 month ago

Customizing headers and footers for printing.

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this.… (read more)

The ability to edit and customize the headers and footers for printing was one of my main reasons for switching from Chrome to Firefox. Now I can't find where to do this. I don't know if it was a recent update or what but I am using Windows 10 Home. Please help so I don't have to find a new browser.

Asked by themills98 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Firefox as my default browser

Hi... I am using the latest version of Firefox (88.0) for my 64 bit Dell laptop. I have checked a few times over a period of weeks in settings, General section, the box m… (read more)

Hi... I am using the latest version of Firefox (88.0) for my 64 bit Dell laptop. I have checked a few times over a period of weeks in settings, General section, the box marked as - Always check if Firefox is your default browser is checked. Underneath this line I see one line with a smiley icon indicating it is NOT. I have several times gone through the process to make it my default browser and, when checking that it is, it ALWAYS displays as the default browser. So... I have no idea why this line continues to be displayed. Anyone have any thoughts? I can find no info on this issue.. thanks Brian

Asked by BEH 2 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 2 months ago

Some web pages take over 60 seconds to load completely

So the issue is if I navigate to a certain page it starts to load but takes 60-90 seconds to complete. The page in question is: https://www.walmart.com/co/Wrangler-Men-ap… (read more)

So the issue is if I navigate to a certain page it starts to load but takes 60-90 seconds to complete. The page in question is: https://www.walmart.com/co/Wrangler-Men-apos-s-Regular-Fit-Jeans-2-Pack/19759033

I have tried this with all Add-ons disabled and also in full Troubleshooting Mode, but it always does the same thing. The pages starts to load but the indicator in the tab keeping going for 60+ seconds before it finally completes.

I see the issue with Firefox 88.0 on Windows 10, and also with Firefox Nightly on my Amazon Fire table but there I got a Warning: Unresponsive script error .... ..... .... Script: https://i5.walmartimages.com/d...4e97-a031-6d8ef8af50bc.v198.ja:1. Seemed to be okay with Firefox Nightly on my Samsung phone, but it might be because it does not load that specific page. Also seems to be okay with Opera and Edge.

Asked by jack63ss 2 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 months ago

Firefox re-start

Hi, Once upon a time, when restarting a session, closed with some pages still open, Firefox was proposing the list of all pages that were open at the termination moment, … (read more)

Hi, Once upon a time, when restarting a session, closed with some pages still open, Firefox was proposing the list of all pages that were open at the termination moment, asking to CHOOSE which pages we wanted in this new session. That feature was very very useful, allowing a fast closing, and a 'meditated' and comfortable restart.

Now, from a couple of years, it seems that the only choice is to have back ALL the pages again, or none... Is maybe this useful old setting hidden somewhere ? Thank you for your help... I find irritating loosing features in updates !

Asked by Massimo 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Paged wont load

I updated to the current version, and ever since then, The Weather Channel website will not load and every time goes to OOPS! Cannot Find Page. Every single time, but in … (read more)

I updated to the current version, and ever since then, The Weather Channel website will not load and every time goes to OOPS! Cannot Find Page. Every single time, but in other browsers it loads just fine. Any thoughts?

Asked by hndorsett 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Can't sign in to online banking after Firefox update April 3rd (Ver. 87)

Windows 10, 64 bit. Firefox ver 87 For the past several days I have not been able to sign into my online banking at Scotiabank. When I enter my user name and password I i… (read more)

Windows 10, 64 bit. Firefox ver 87 For the past several days I have not been able to sign into my online banking at Scotiabank. When I enter my user name and password I immediately get an error message "Sorry, we couldn't complete your request". At the top it says "something went wrong" and the message comes from the Scotiabank site saying "generic-error". I've tried refreshing Firefox, removing all cache and cookies. Have tried restarting the computer. I note that Firefox appears to have updated itself on April 3rd and that appears to be when the problem started...could be just coincidental. Other web sites appear fine. I can use Microsoft Edge to log in to Scotiabank just fine as well, but I prefer Firefox. Anyone have thoughts on this? Thanks

Asked by jim.hedges 2 months ago

Last reply by samandapecora 2 months ago

search generates "excessive traffic" page

Today, when I enter any search term, Firefox puts up a new page saying there is "excessive network traffic" from my computer. The search is for anything, such as "Firefox… (read more)

Today, when I enter any search term, Firefox puts up a new page saying there is "excessive network traffic" from my computer. The search is for anything, such as "Firefox contact" or "grow azalea". Is this a feature in a new Firefox update?

Asked by robertrist 2 months ago

Last reply by Naheed 2 months ago

Short key on context menu [Q] how is this supposed to work?

See attached picture. Am I right to assume the (Q) next "Inspect Element" is a shortcut key? If yes, how does this work? pressing the Q-key on my keyboard does nothing. … (read more)

See attached picture. Am I right to assume the (Q) next "Inspect Element" is a shortcut key? If yes, how does this work? pressing the Q-key on my keyboard does nothing. Please clarify.

(Mozilla FireFox 87.0 on Fedora 33)

Asked by theking2 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago