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Browser won't open any sites

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Fi… (read more)

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Firefox. The browser window opens normally but clicking on any bookmark or typing a web addy manually does nothing...it just stays blank. When using a bookmark, no address propagates to the address bar. In an effort to fix this I have done Firefox refresh (a few times now), run Firefox in troubleshoot mode (a few times and at least once this caused Firefox to crash), uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox (twice, second time WITHOUT saving prior account settings), restarted computer and uninstalled adblocker.

Absolutely NO change from any of this. My laptop (Apple with Firefox) works fine and the desktop WILL browse just fine on MS Edge, so this is not a connectivity problem. Any ideas on fixing this would be greatly appreciated. TIA

Tim

Asked by tjhartney 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Firefox not rendering PNGs/images

Had this problem for a while. Didn't know how to describe the effect; Firefox renders PNGs as glitched tartan images => screen-caps attached. I'm running 90.0.2. I did… (read more)

Had this problem for a while. Didn't know how to describe the effect; Firefox renders PNGs as glitched tartan images => screen-caps attached. I'm running 90.0.2. I did a Firefox refresh - the problem still persists. Works fine on Chrome based browsers.

Asked by awesome.darek 14 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 hours ago

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My website does not load properly on Mozilla Browser.

Hey, I have a custom build website, I do make changes consistently, But these changes aren't showing properly on firefox immediately. But on other browsers, these changes… (read more)

Hey, I have a custom build website, I do make changes consistently, But these changes aren't showing properly on firefox immediately. But on other browsers, these changes are shown immediately. Also the website few sections does not load well on this browser. I want to the website to load properly on every browser, as Mozilla has a good number of users too. here is my Yourdetail website link so if you can check if there is a problem there. Or is there any problem at my end

Asked by ehsanch80 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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incomplete lettering and color distorted images

I have two problems when navigating on any page: 1. incomplete texts in which letters disappear from each word. 2. color distortion in letters, images and icons with a gr… (read more)

I have two problems when navigating on any page:

1. incomplete texts in which letters disappear from each word.

2. color distortion in letters, images and icons with a green color.

thanks for your support ! here are some examples of both problems

Asked by isdariovc 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox updates - how to stop them and the annoying reminder

I think I'm about to give up with this 'get help' thingy...everytime I press Enter/return carriage it disappears! I don't like update 89. If you want a detailed reason f… (read more)

I think I'm about to give up with this 'get help' thingy...everytime I press Enter/return carriage it disappears!

I don't like update 89. If you want a detailed reason from me then let's just say I have old eyes and I agree with all the complaints I've read so far. So, as I always make a recovery point before updating, I've rolled back my computer to 88 and will be staying there, thank you.

Now I would like a way to stop the annoying update notice. Please don't tell me to make files and scripts and mess with the registry...I mean, for goodness sakes, where's the button or the "opt out" thingy?

I will not be updating again until I read that I can keep the look I had without having to 'add-on' or try themes or heaven forbid make my own.

If security changes were Firefox's reasons for updating fair enough...but how did the look of a piece of software become a security issue? If this is 'new fresh' I don't want it, I'll just stay old and stale thanks.

Asked by dittymargoo 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Excel Attachment Not Downloading

I receive excel files to my outlook email in which I open or download them to my desktop. For some reason out of the blue I am unable to save these attachments. The optio… (read more)

I receive excel files to my outlook email in which I open or download them to my desktop. For some reason out of the blue I am unable to save these attachments. The option screen to save does not appear. Every time I hit the download button, firefox quickly opens up a new tab but then it instantly closes. And the file doesn't appear on my desktop, which is my saved files location. When I attempt this on google chrome, it works just fine. Anyone know what could be causing this? I am up to date on my Firefox version.

Asked by Big Boss 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

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Importing bookmarks from chromium browers to firfox

I was switching my browser from Brave, a chrome based browser, back to Firefox because Brave doesn't can't run some of the stuff my uni learning management system (LMS). … (read more)

I was switching my browser from Brave, a chrome based browser, back to Firefox because Brave doesn't can't run some of the stuff my uni learning management system (LMS). I tried importing my browser bookmarks and passwords to Firefox but the importing feature on Firefox doesn't show Brave as one of the browsers it can take the data from. I want to know if there's anyway I can fix this or if there's no hope for importing data from chromium browsers to Firefox.

Asked by LegendsDem 6 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Firefox not responding/hanging on startup, unable to fully uninstall or reinstall

When I launch Firefox, if I press anything or wait for a bit, the program stops responding and I have to force close it. Firefox was working just fine until recently. I h… (read more)

When I launch Firefox, if I press anything or wait for a bit, the program stops responding and I have to force close it. Firefox was working just fine until recently. I have not updated Windows or made changes to Firefox prior to these issues occurring either.

I have tried following this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-keeps-crashing-startup#w_try-a-clean-install_2

I am not able to start in Troubleshoot mode as I cannot interact with Firefox in any way.

I also have trouble with doing a clean install. When I run the uninstaller, it eventually gets stuck and I have to force close the uninstaller. After closing the uninstaller, I deleted the Mozilla folder under C:\Program Files and the Firefox folder under the %appdata% directory.

I then tried both the stub installer for Firefox and the full installer located here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release

Both installers get stuck. I have attached an image of where the full installer gets stuck. After force closing the installers, I am still able to open Firefox, but it has the same issue of not responding.

I have also tried creating a new profile with the profile manager, but the issue persists.

If anyone has any ideas or knows of a solution, please let me know.

Thanks.

Asked by niroh488 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Suddenly demolished bookmarks and cited solutions that don't work

Neither of the cited solutions in the support articles, regarding the recent sudden demolition of bookmarks, work, and the articles do not offer a how-to-escalate option.… (read more)

Neither of the cited solutions in the support articles, regarding the recent sudden demolition of bookmarks, work, and the articles do not offer a how-to-escalate option.

When surfing from Menu > Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks > Library arrows, it does "successfully" recognize a July 15 backup copy existing, but when clicking on it, it only brings up an error message saying "unable to process."

When going instead to Firefox Help > More Troubleshooting > Profile > Show in Finder, it again finds the same July 15 backup, but only produces an error message saying that no document can be opened. It offers generic referral to the entirety of the Apple Store and entirety of all existing applications on the hard drive, that already didn't step up to open it, but no clue as to what opening Firefox's own proprietary reference actually requires, or who to ask if the user fails.

This is a catastrophic result for bazillions of users, especially any involved in research or use of deep websites in which the shortcut-route or source-reminder bookmarks were harvested over time in a way that isn't easily reconstructed from "accounts" or emails or notes. Why in the world would anyone think it wise to make the default browser setting automatically "upgrading" by wiping out all accumulated user data without any warnings to the user to first do a manual backup of personal data, such as by exporting all existing FF bookmarks into another browser first and then manually making whatever additional transition or re-import FF wanted? Had I known I needed to have made a lot of notes in order to have backup at all, I would have... or would have picked a safer browser to rely on, if auto-update wipe-out risk is to be the "normal" given environment now. Bookmarks are not just frivolous things for a fair number of folks.

Heartsick. Hoping there's still a third route for restoring, beyond the total loss and brickwalls experienced so far.

Asked by resourcebuilders 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Backup and Import of Bookmarks in Firefox

I have an issue now that I did not have in the past. I backup my bookmarks to a JSON file. And save it to my OneDrive. I then go to another computer and open my OneDrive.… (read more)

I have an issue now that I did not have in the past. I backup my bookmarks to a JSON file. And save it to my OneDrive. I then go to another computer and open my OneDrive. The new file shows up. And I import my newly backed up bookmarks. I get the usual warning.... this will overwite etc...... I import.... I get a load of rubbish. This was how I always moved my most current bookmarks between computers. Something has changed in Firefox. Any explanation and help is appreciated. Thanks. [email]@yahoo.com

Asked by johnn277 13 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 hours ago

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autofill credit card info

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just lo… (read more)

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just logins & passwords nothing about credit card.

I also went into about:config to confirm these attributes are set to true. extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available

version 90.0.2.

Asked by Diders 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 9 hours ago

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Diiferentiate three top bars of window

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area. … (read more)

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area.

Asked by michaelskarl 4 days ago

Answered by JP 1 day ago

TAXES SHOULD ONE BE CHARGED TAX ON A DELIVERY FEE

i have issues on my pages and it is random, the letters are blotched out in black or lime green sometimes impossible to read then the next page is fine ??? it wont show … (read more)

i have issues on my pages and it is random, the letters are blotched out in black or lime green sometimes impossible to read then the next page is fine ??? it wont show up if printed or in a screen shot help please its been going on for 5 months so far no one has helped me i have done update i keep getting the message that everything is working i had changed colors once but put it all back to default pc not even 2 yrs old yet ty for any help i can get jodi

Asked by memok 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Playing video on Google Drive stops on 720p

When playing videos on Google drive on 720p, it intermittently stops. If resolution is set to automatic, resolution changes to 360p. On another browser it works fine on 7… (read more)

When playing videos on Google drive on 720p, it intermittently stops. If resolution is set to automatic, resolution changes to 360p. On another browser it works fine on 720p. The issue persists with hardware acceleration disabled and in safe mode.

Asked by barbosa.andre 9 hours ago

Firefox freezing with Yahoo News Articles

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to t… (read more)

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to the article, the video and the text of the article won't load. After a few minutes there is a message saying "This page is slowing down Firefox. To speed up your browser, stop this page". All of the Yahoo news articles work fine when I bring them up in Chrome. How can this be fixed??

Asked by mikeb2115 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

FIREFOX does not recognize my password.

FIREFOX does not recognize my password. I have changed it several time's, however all to no avail. I am paying for services I cannot access. Please advise. Thank You for … (read more)

FIREFOX does not recognize my password. I have changed it several time's, however all to no avail. I am paying for services I cannot access.

Please advise.

Thank You for Your time.

Bailey's Words

Asked by Baileys Words 18 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 hours ago

Bookmarks

After the last FF update I cannot save anything to my bookmarks. Instead , it outs them just below the tool bar. I want to be able to save them like I used to. Please tel… (read more)

After the last FF update I cannot save anything to my bookmarks. Instead , it outs them just below the tool bar. I want to be able to save them like I used to. Please tell me how . Thanks ,

Asked by Rosekeller74 13 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 hours ago

Firefox Mac will not open links .

When I am in an open page in Firefox 90.02 and try to open a link MOST OF THE TIME It will post the error message below and not let me proceed. I can tell from other post… (read more)

When I am in an open page in Firefox 90.02 and try to open a link MOST OF THE TIME It will post the error message below and not let me proceed. I can tell from other posts that this is not uncommon, but I cannot find a posting that is useful.

Thus far I have 1. reset/repaired Firefox 2. ensured that Firefox has full access to my computer and the internet and that the Firewall is off. 3. reset all the security and privacy settings to the lowest settings or turned them off including pop-up blocking, tracking, really all settings, cleared the cookies and caches.

What am I missing? Randy Black

Asked by Rand 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 hours ago