Mozilla Firefox 89.0 tabs are randomly crashing.

After update to 89.0 (or even after 88.0) tabs are constantly crashing. OS: Windows 10 pro (19043.1023), last update KB5003214. Firefox completely re-installed 2 times, l… (read more)

After update to 89.0 (or even after 88.0) tabs are constantly crashing. OS: Windows 10 pro (19043.1023), last update KB5003214. Firefox completely re-installed 2 times, last time with full refresh. No addons/extensions are in use, only default H264 plugin. Strict tracking protection with always "do not track" is set, but previously no troubles at all for years. Nvidia graphics driver last (462.59 studio) installed with EVGA GTX 1060. Hardware acceleration is disabled. Still multiple tab crashes. last crashes reason: "EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ" last crashes (submitted): bp-3b613b8c-4f74-460c-831b-541840210607 bp-7f8192e7-5720-4a53-99ec-8c7700210607 bp-fbe9f7bd-056f-429e-ad17-3dcc70210607 bp-ab56335a-970b-4b08-9b36-75d380210607 bp-8d21fb16-9911-4b84-af38-72d810210607 bp-0ac67369-165e-48ae-86ab-654e90210607 bp-81c77d11-e34b-40b5-83b2-37b850210607 bp-48ca4fc2-ccdf-4665-be60-bee740210607 bp-c8764a0c-285e-4c9e-ac7a-6ca910210607 Thank You for Your kind help. Denis.

Asked by Denis 5 days ago

Last reply by Denis 2 hours ago

Adblock Plus - is it safe? Why Mozilla doesn't recommended it? I used it in the past some years ago but now I am scary about safety

Dear Community, I would like to download this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/pl/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I would like to know how it works. If I will install th… (read more)

Dear Community,

I would like to download this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/pl/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/ I would like to know how it works. If I will install this extension my firefox will be check hashsum for the files of this extension automatically? Or maybe public key of the organization/company who created Adblock Plus extension? How it is work? Can you tell me? I hope that people from Mozilla now read this and can answer for my question. This is very important for me.

Next question is to Adblock Plus extension. I can read this information: "This add-on is not actively monitored for security by Mozilla. Make sure you trust it before installing" so my question is why Mozilla don't recommended this extension? This extension now use 6,678,297 people so this is huge count. It is possible that this extension is not safe and these people now use malicious software? Why on dedicated website for this extension I can't see company name? Why this company is not verified by Mozilla? So my sugestion for people from Mozilla is to change this and check this extension or maybe add some information on website for this extension.

So I should install this extension? My friend use this on Google Chrome and he recommended me this software but I don't know if this is exatcly the same version. Maybe Chrome has verified Adblock Plus software and this is safe but Mozilla didn't verified this and this can be dangerous software because this can be not exactly the same version?

Next question is to adblocker. Why Mozilla can't make their own software to block all annoying ads and due to fight with malware? Example Opera browser have own buil-in adblocker. Why firefox can't do this? Maybe people from Mozilla should do this? This can be helpful because if this can be happen I will be not install any 3rd party software for firefox anymore and I will be safe. Maybe I can send somehow this suggestion to people from Firefox?

I hope that you can help me.

Yours faithfully, Peter

Asked by Peter 3 months ago

Last reply by Peter 1 day ago

Quick searches re-enables itself randomly after being turned off

It's all in the title. The "quick searches" feature that pops up when I highlight text is a lot more annoying then useful, so I turned it off... and it seems to re-enable… (read more)

It's all in the title. The "quick searches" feature that pops up when I highlight text is a lot more annoying then useful, so I turned it off... and it seems to re-enable itself randomly. One time I disabled it, and after 5 seconds, it re-enabled itself. So annoying. I've made so many accidental searches with that stupid feature. I mean, how many people copy text just to search it up? Even then, they can highlight the text, right click, then click "Search (engline) for (text)".

The point being, the feature is re-enabling itself randomly, and it's getting on my nerves.

I don't see any option within the settings to turn it off. Any ideas?

Thanks,

    Stephen

Asked by SKCro 1 week ago

Last reply by SKCro 3 days ago

WWW-Authenticate prompt is not displaying realm

I have a web page which includes the following header: WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="xxxx" where xxxx is a text string, the name of the realm. This header causes the bro… (read more)

I have a web page which includes the following header:

WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="xxxx"

where xxxx is a text string, the name of the realm. This header causes the browser to pop-up a dialogue box in which the user should enter a user name and password. The dialogue box is functioning correctly. However, there is a problem with what it displays. It should include the name of the realm ("xxxx" in this example), but it does not do so. It seems that this problem has only started occurring recently. Until a little while ago, the dialogue box used to include the sentence: 'The site says "xxxx".' Why does it no longer do so?

Asked by petermudge 6 days ago

Last reply by petermudge 5 days ago

Firefox keep crashing

Hi for a while now, few months Firefox crash like crazy on my PC Sometimes it would just crash at start, and refused to open Sometimes tab start crashing, and eventually … (read more)

Hi for a while now, few months Firefox crash like crazy on my PC

Sometimes it would just crash at start, and refused to open Sometimes tab start crashing, and eventually firefox crashes

Common sites where i see the crash happens are cnn.com and nba.com

I usually restart my PC , refresh firefox or reinstall it to get rid of the crashes but this is very tiring , very tiring

I am sure its something on my PC that causing the conflict, because even reinstalling doesnt entirely fix it

But i have no clue what it could be

Asked by shishini 2 days ago

Last reply by shishini 3 hours ago

I want to delete some bookmarks and a folder or two.

I want to delete some bookmarks and a folder or two. I followed the instructions in the Help about How Do I Delete A Bookmark, but nothing happens, they just stay there. … (read more)

I want to delete some bookmarks and a folder or two. I followed the instructions in the Help about How Do I Delete A Bookmark, but nothing happens, they just stay there. So, please don't tell me to go back to that page, I've done it MANY times now. There's getting to be so many obsolete bookmarks it's a mess.

Asked by BernadineAD 4 months ago

Last reply by BernadineAD 6 days ago

Fonts problem

I has a problem with my firefoxbrowser, the fonts are very small and not readable.( in the menu as well in the site contents) Win 7 32Bit Deinstall and install does not f… (read more)

I has a problem with my firefoxbrowser, the fonts are very small and not readable.( in the menu as well in the site contents)

Win 7 32Bit

Deinstall and install does not fix the problem

Asked by mail1078 1 week ago

Last reply by mail1078 5 days ago

Firefox Closes Randomly - Any Solutions?

As others have reported, Firefox will suddenly close. There are no warnings and it doesn't freeze it just turns off. As a WordPress web developer, I have lost hours of … (read more)

As others have reported, Firefox will suddenly close. There are no warnings and it doesn't freeze it just turns off.

As a WordPress web developer, I have lost hours of work due to this issue. When the browser closes, my work is lost.

I have installed the latest & greatest video driver (and the driver of everything else.) I have minimal add-ons.

I have seen several other threads and no posted solution. Should I start using another browser?

Asked by Lisa 4 days ago

Last reply by Lisa 3 days ago

Firefox update 89 (windows 10 64 bit) very poor use of small screen geometry - backed out - yecch

FEEDBACK FROM A VERY UNHAPPY FIREFOX USER 01-JUN-2021 I received a push update to Firefox 89.0. On my machine (which has a small screen geometry) the new layout is very (… (read more)

FEEDBACK FROM A VERY UNHAPPY FIREFOX USER 01-JUN-2021

I received a push update to Firefox 89.0. On my machine (which has a small screen geometry) the new layout is very (very) inefficient - waaaay too much space between screen widgets.

I looked for how to reverse the UI in 89.0 and the procedure was too complicated and time consuming to do in the time available.

I downloaded Firefox 88.0.1 and installed that over 89.0, but upon startup it will not accept the profiles and insists on creating a new profile or exiting (either option BAD).

Fortunately I had imaged the whole machine about a week before, so I was able to get back to 88.0.1 and resume use of my profiles (which have lots of stored data and specific preferences.)

MOZILLA FIREFOX TEAM HERE THIS:

1. Pushing down a non-trivial change to UI is very Windows-8-esque and is bad form without an option to (easily) back out. Microsoft has evidently learned this lesson - each Windows 10 update comes with an option to back out.

2. Leaving Mozilla's "feedback" page inoperative when pushing this extent of update is bad form.

3. My trust in Mozilla is somewhat damaged at this point; I will not accept any update after 88.0.1 I am running now until I have time to pre-test it in a "safe" environment.

Asked by wb0gaz 1 week ago

Last reply by wb0gaz 6 days ago

EVERY TIME?

Why is it every time you update you screw everything up? Now the tab bar at the top under bookmarks is replaced with some colored waste of space and tabs at the bottom so… (read more)

Why is it every time you update you screw everything up? Now the tab bar at the top under bookmarks is replaced with some colored waste of space and tabs at the bottom so metro taskbar pops up and hides it? Customize? And only ONE tab? So sessions are gone entirely? Why constant fear of updating and losing everything and spending hours trying ti fix it AGAIN!???

Asked by offsprung1 1 week ago

Last reply by offsprung1 6 days ago

Firefox asks for a restart about an every hour

Hi, volunteers! About an every every hour or two, Firefox shows a compelled "Restart required" page with a "Firefox has just been updated in the background" message, whic… (read more)

Hi, volunteers!

About an every every hour or two, Firefox shows a compelled "Restart required" page with a "Firefox has just been updated in the background" message, which yet absolutely sure has nothing to do with disabled automatic updates.

These and pyllyukko's user.js preferences have been set:

  • browser.cache.disk.enable;false
  • browser.cache.disk_cache_ssl;false
  • browser.cache.memory.capacity;5000000 # -1
  • browser.cache.memory.enable;true

The page is shown either hard or solid state drive is used with 8 GB RAM on board, `free -h` shows more than enough. "Storage disk location" value for `memory` and `disk` (except `appcache`) from the `about:cache` page is "none, only stored in memory".

Appreciate your time and efforts, this message haunts me no matter what for so long.

Asked by chzzh 5 days ago

Last reply by chzzh 5 days ago

How to remove a stripe or change a design?

This stripe has appeared in the new design. She pisses me off! I know that on white it will not be visible. But black suits me. How to remove this strip? Or change the de… (read more)

This stripe has appeared in the new design. She pisses me off! I know that on white it will not be visible. But black suits me. How to remove this strip? Or change the design to the old one?

Asked by FrIzero 1 week ago

Last reply by FrIzero 4 days ago

Colours changing

I'm running F'fox 89.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10, and generally I like it and it is my default browser. But recently its previous colour scheme (Win 10 defailt) has been cha… (read more)

I'm running F'fox 89.0 (64-bit) on Windows 10, and generally I like it and it is my default browser. But recently its previous colour scheme (Win 10 defailt) has been changed, and the top window border and all the tab labels have turned white instead of dark blue.

I find this most unuseable! I've tried tinkering with Options, and even installed the Firefox Color Extension, which didn't really help, and was most unfriendly to use, so I uninstalled it again.

I've also tried uninstalling the hole of Firefox and reinstalling it again, and even running a full Restore from System Restore, but none of this has helped!

Any bright ideas? - I don't really care what caused it, I just want my colours (sorry, US colors) back!

Asked by richardandannep 1 week ago

Last reply by richardandannep 3 days ago

Unable to save pages on AO3 website

I am attempting to save this page: https://archiveofourown.org/works/27903157 With the Firefox 'save page' function, and every time I do it says the download failed. Can … (read more)

I am attempting to save this page: https://archiveofourown.org/works/27903157

With the Firefox 'save page' function, and every time I do it says the download failed. Can someone tell me what the heck is going on?

Asked by cybladesilver 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cybladesilver 1 day ago

Entry field is locked

I cannot enter anything into the search field of the Firefox home page. If I go to Google.ca, it works fine. I have the same problem signing onto my bank's web site. I… (read more)

I cannot enter anything into the search field of the Firefox home page. If I go to Google.ca, it works fine. I have the same problem signing onto my bank's web site. I cannot enter anything into the field to take my debit card number. I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it to no avail. If I use the TAB button to go to the next field, it always skips the field I am having trouble with.

Asked by rjpoulton44 3 days ago

Last reply by rjpoulton44 1 day ago

Why is Firefox determined to ruin our browser customizations? V 89 sucks!

I've used Firefox since 2001. Twenty years I've been able to customize it like I want. A few months ago I switched from ESR to Release channel because the release version… (read more)

I've used Firefox since 2001. Twenty years I've been able to customize it like I want.

A few months ago I switched from ESR to Release channel because the release version could still be tweaked to the way I like it. Huge mistake!

Version 89 totally destroyed everything I like about Firefox! I use Firefox on a large monitor from my easy-chair. I NEED compact layout. Everything is zoomed anyway. I hate the new tabs! I ESPECIALLY hate the double-spaced bookmarks! I want to continue to use a custom CSS in "chrome" folder.

I switched back to the ESR channel (FF78) and had to re-tweak my about:config settings, reinstall and tweak add-ons and load hundreds of bookmarks to get the favicons back. Unique favicons make it much easier to differentiate between sites. Generic icons suck. Major hassle!

I will stick with Firefox ESR until it too becomes unusable for me. At that point, sadly, my decades long use of Firefox will come to an end.

I include two screen grabs that illustrate how I like my set-up. Note how easy it is to tell one tab from another.

Why "fix" what ain't broke?

Asked by woodsman2 4 days ago

Last reply by woodsman2 4 days ago