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 10 hours ago

Last reply by bill_stewart1 8 hours ago

Evernote webclipper not functioning anymore

Good day, since yesterday the Evenote Web Clipper stopped working. When reinstalling the web clipper I get the regular screen: "Welcome to Evernote Web Clipper!" where yo… (read more)

Good day,

since yesterday the Evenote Web Clipper stopped working. When reinstalling the web clipper I get the regular screen:

"Welcome to Evernote Web Clipper!" where you have to confirm to enable web clipper. When clicking on "Allow" nothing happens. At the same time occasionally I got the message the Firefox was not directed to Evernote in teh right way.

What have I tried thus far - without positive outcome: - disabling and then enabling the web clipper in Firefox preferences - deleting and re-installing the web clipper - deleting Firefox, re-install Firefox and then re-install the web clipper

The web clipper is functioning fine under Safari.

May it be that the change of privacy policy by Evernote (dus May 15) has something to do with it ?

Thank you for your suggestions !


Best regards, René.

Asked by René de Wit 1 day ago

Last reply by parkcot 10 hours ago

Firefox won't accept cookies of ceraint sites.

I just made a clean install of windows. It seems that firefox for some bizarre reason won't accept cookies from some sites. For example at www.office.com, when I click "s… (read more)

I just made a clean install of windows. It seems that firefox for some bizarre reason won't accept cookies from some sites.

For example at www.office.com, when I click "sing in" and I set up my credentials, I am still at the same "sign in" page. The problem can be easier understood in the following capture. (excuse the watermark)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bxt3FkLdD4c

I have the same issue with other sites, such as my bank, IRS, etc etc, making firefox practically unusable. Is there any fix for this?

Asked by izacharo 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

What is the command of opening firefox on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/689159/how-to-open-mozilla-firefox-using-command-prompt-on-windows-10/ I can open Microsoft Edge with `start msedge`, and it run out edge automa… (read more)

https://www.howtogeek.com/689159/how-to-open-mozilla-firefox-using-command-prompt-on-windows-10/

I can open Microsoft Edge with `start msedge`, and it run out edge automatically, firefox do the same thing? Here is the command I tried before, but they don't work

Asked by Kenneth Cho 6 days ago

Last reply by strafy 5 days ago

Unable to set Firefox as a default Browser

I Jbbattery have followed one of your article that How to set Firefox as aa default browser, but when I restart my PC then my Windows set Internet Explorer Edge as a defa… (read more)

I Jbbattery have followed one of your article that How to set Firefox as aa default browser, but when I restart my PC then my Windows set Internet Explorer Edge as a default browser ... Is it windows issue or should I have to do reinstall the Mozilla Firefox.

Asked by Ayub Hashmi 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Cannot display Router Home page 192.168.1.254

Hi Updated to to Mozilla 88.0.1 om Macbook Pro running BigSur 11.2.3 Since update can no longer display router Home or Admin Page for IP 192.168.1.254 Works perfectly fro… (read more)

Hi

Updated to to Mozilla 88.0.1 om Macbook Pro running BigSur 11.2.3

Since update can no longer display router Home or Admin Page for IP 192.168.1.254

Works perfectly from my iPhone or iPad but has stopped working on Macbook Pro

Have rebooted rooter and Macbook and cleared down all Caches

Any ideas on why this is happening. Is it due to 88.0.1 update Was working fine on Mozilla 87

Asked by pshill7 1 week ago

Last reply by pshill7 5 days ago

  • Solved

Latest update (88.0.1) has disabled "Restore previous session".

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an … (read more)

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an inadvertent bug or a design decision?

I'm using a desktop PC running Windows 7. Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 1 week ago

Answered by mail226 1 week ago

  • Solved

Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox Browser crashes on Macbook Pro running Big Sur

Hello, My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-nat… (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-native apps ever since installing Big Sur. Apple won't address the problem unless I confirm that my non-native apps are compatible with Big Sur. Can you please confirm the most updated version of the Firefox Browser is compatible with Apple's Big Sur IOS? Can you also let me know if other users have experienced problems and if there is any fix?

Asked by anthony.orourke 3 months ago

Last reply by marcikr 8 hours ago

How do I send Firefox to put my search engine on the Firefox default search engine list

Firefox can put a search engine. My primary search engine with future Firefox versions just like I did with DuckDuckJoe I hope for help, this is my search engine link: ht… (read more)

Firefox can put a search engine. My primary search engine with future Firefox versions just like I did with DuckDuckJoe I hope for help, this is my search engine link: https://rdivxe.com, thanks

Asked by Rdivxe 32 minutes ago

Is there any way to customize the firefox home screen background?

I've recently switched over from Google Chrome to Mozilla and I've noticed that the home page on Mozilla looks like doodoo. I have a nice theme, but the dark gray of the … (read more)

I've recently switched over from Google Chrome to Mozilla and I've noticed that the home page on Mozilla looks like doodoo. I have a nice theme, but the dark gray of the home page does not mesh well with it at all. Is there any way for me to change the background? I've looked around in the settings and at extensions but no dice. I've included a screenshot of the homepage so you can see how not good it looks.

Asked by truckfan123 1 hour ago

How do I clear firefox/cache2, if I have several profiles in place

Dear community, I have Firefox installed on Windows with serveral user profiles. I understand that firefox caches certain inormation in the Firefox/<profile name>/c… (read more)

Dear community, I have Firefox installed on Windows with serveral user profiles. I understand that firefox caches certain inormation in the Firefox/<profile name>/cache2 directories. I know, how to clear these directories. But there is also one cache2 directory next to the profile directories directly in the Firefox folder. This directory also contains several thousand files, which seem to be updated in a similar manner as the cache2 folders in the various profile directories. I would like to know, which information is stored in that "common" cache2 and how it can be cleared. Thanks

Asked by Leo 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 minutes ago

Widevine Content Decryption Module completely missing

Hello. I am using a Raspberry Pi 400, which is 64-bit, but Mozilla Firefox automatically downloaded version 78.10.0esr (32-bit), and when I look in 'add-ons' and then 'pl… (read more)

Hello.

I am using a Raspberry Pi 400, which is 64-bit, but Mozilla Firefox automatically downloaded version 78.10.0esr (32-bit), and when I look in 'add-ons' and then 'plugins' in order to access the Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc., it isn't there. It is not mentioned anywhere at all, and so I am unable to watch Channel 4, which requires I enable DRM content.

Please help? Thanks.

Asked by email.me.safely 3 hours ago

Imported Bookmarks Do Not Appear In Highlights (forum search shows problem persisting for years)

Highlights only shows bookmarks added from Firefox, not those imported from an html file. There is no obvious way to fix this inconvenient behavior and no clear solution … (read more)

Highlights only shows bookmarks added from Firefox, not those imported from an html file. There is no obvious way to fix this inconvenient behavior and no clear solution here or in other forums.

Moving the bookmarks to different locations in bookmark library has no effect. Obviously, there must be some setting or code that causes this and it should not be the default.

As a nontechnical user I am limited in my ability to find and fix the problem. But from a logical standpoint those highlights are populated from somewhere. Being able to change that location or move the imported bookmarks there should not be an easter-egg hunt.

This seems to be an ongoing and unaddressed issue. It probably persists because, while annoying, after failed attempts to resolve or get the community to address the issue, it becomes easier to just re-add the bookmarks.

As someone giving the browser a shot after deciding Opera was basically adware. This annoyance is a fairly disheartening switching cost.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jfcsilky 4 hours ago

Last reply by jfcsilky 2 hours ago

Bookmarks messed up

Searching for bookmarks that disappeared, I discovered that my bookmarks are badly messed up. There appears to be two tiers of bookmarks (see image), and I have no idea h… (read more)

Searching for bookmarks that disappeared, I discovered that my bookmarks are badly messed up. There appears to be two tiers of bookmarks (see image), and I have no idea how it got that way. Is there any way I can merge the 2nd tier back to the main tier? Running latest FF ESR version, Win10PRO 64 bit. Thanks....

Asked by btuv25 5 hours ago

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