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YouTube videos don't work with Firefox

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three… (read more)

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three other browsers without issue.

Asked by lbertrand 3 weeks ago

Last reply by lbertrand 5 days ago

20 GB RAM usage, pagefile takes up all space on C: - 300 tabs in Tree Tabs

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works wel… (read more)

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works well. (which is unexpected but makes me _very_ happy :-)) Firefox exits properly without any exceptions, no matter how long it runs, or how many times the PC is sent to STR mode meanwhile.

Second, everything is fine, except RAM usage. No matter how many RAM is installed, Firefox takes up all of it after a few days of normal operation. I have recently upgraded my PC from 16 to 24 GB of RAM only for this sole reason to see if anything changes, but it did not produce any noticable change, except that it takes 5-7 days for Firefox to fill up all the RAM instead of the 3-4 days before. Disk space on C: drive was nullified by Firefox as the paging file went up to 50 GB.

I want to hunt down this thing. I have approx. 300 tabs, 2 addons, and Hardware Acceleration is disabled since otherwise Fox hangs several times a day (have to be killed from outside). Pics are attached. https://addons.mozilla.org/hu/firefox/addon/tree-tabs/ https://gitlab.com/kroppy/TreeTabs

I'd like to get suggestions where to start.

  1. Disabling or replacing the adblocker ?
  2. Inspecting memory usage on Process Manager (about:processes) and Task Manager (about:performance) pages ?
  3. Installing some external tools like Firemin ?

Please don't suggest neither safe mode nor disabling all addons, since that makes it impossible to reproduce this amount of load, which is the primary reason behind the symptom.

I PrtScr'ed Process Manager and Task Manager, see that RAM sizes per page are normal in Task Manager, but not in Process Manager (10 times more).

CPU usage is totally normal for this load, even when memory is in the heaven. See the TaskMan pic. (I suppose that's because of ad blocking)

Thanks for any ideas,

Peter B. (I'm PC enthusiast)

-- Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit Firefox 106.0.5 (latest autoupdated) no firewall nor any antivirus - since 20 years with no infection ... AMD FX-6350 Six-core ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 24 GB DDR3 1600 MHz Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB (AMD Catalyst 15.11.1, Nov 18, 2015)

Asked by Peter B. 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Peter B. 20 hours ago

Reinstalling Firefox

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return no… (read more)

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return nothing happens until I go down and select Bing instead of the google setting. Also in hotmail (I am on a desktop) if I go to reply, the original is now ether twice. This does not happen if I use Google browser. But I prefer Firefox as I have used it for years.

My concern is if I delete Firefox and reinstall it, I may lose some of the settings or bookmarks that I have set over the years.

Any suggestions? Please simple as i am old and not computer savvy.

Your help would be so appreciated. I am currently on Firefox 107.0 (64 bit)

Thanks, Anthony

Asked by avwood 1 week ago

Last reply by avwood 1 day ago

Explore possibilities of using System Theme 1.0 in Firefox 91.9.1esr and later.

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic … (read more)

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic windows system theme. So, I'm trying to find a way to port System theme 1.0 color scheme to newer firefox versions.

Creation of a simple theme with firefox color extension works. But it is unable to recreate the effects related to active and inactive window color changes. As, I had to use bitmap to get the OS blue color transition pattern.

It seems the system theme is stored in omni.ja file. Modification of the omni.ja seems to be not a practical solution. So, it would be a better way to create an addon theme with the same code as the System Theme 1.0.

The first question is, if it will be possible to create a theme with the same code as a system theme has. Will it be able to perform the same way?

The next question is: Where the source code of the system theme is? I was unable to find it in the Firefox source. It seems, it is not stored in any obvious location.

Asked by sforforsoft 1 week ago

Last reply by sforforsoft 22 hours ago

Encrypted HTTPS websites always ask if I want to trust the certificate

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issue… (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issued by themselves. Before it was always enough to say "I trust this website" once. Now the question comes again and again, whenever I connect. What could be the cause of this?

Asked by Andreas Fendt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Andreas Fendt 6 days ago

XUL Runner Pop Up Information Message

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!". Is… (read more)

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!".

Is there a fix for this?

Thank you.

Asked by vwilyard 2 months ago

Last reply by vwilyard 2 days ago

Arabic font not looking good on facebook after reinstalling snap version of firefox on ubuntu 22.044

Hi The Arabic font broken on Facebook after reinstalling snap version of Firefox 107 on Ubuntu 22.04 given that the font on YouTube search look fine (but not on Facebook)… (read more)

Hi

The Arabic font broken on Facebook after reinstalling snap version of Firefox 107 on Ubuntu 22.04 given that the font on YouTube search look fine (but not on Facebook). I tried to reinstall Firefox in multiple ways like using the deb version reinstalling the snap one removing the .cache folder and logging out of the session and even rebooting my PC.

Why is my firefox is broken?

what is the solution ? it would be really appreciated

Asked by capacity213 2 weeks ago

Last reply by capacity213 1 week ago

Your system has run out of application memory

I am using the latest version of Firefox with Mojave on a Mac. Lately I have experienced slowness despite the fact that I didn't add any software and I have Norton checki… (read more)

I am using the latest version of Firefox with Mojave on a Mac.

Lately I have experienced slowness despite the fact that I didn't add any software and I have Norton checking for viruses. Recently I got a message "Your system has run out of application memory" when I had 5 tabs open in Firefox. I checked Activity Monitor and it showed Firefox using 1.16 GB. 7 other apps were open, the next one with the highest memory usage was Mail (465 MB). Activity Monitor showed 30 instances of FirefoxCP Isolated Web Content entries.

I attached a screen capture showing what Firefox was using in one of these instances. Is this "normal" with 5 tabs open?

I closed the open tabs and quit Firefox. Memory usage by Firefox went down, but after a short time the problem happened again.

A search on the internet showed lots of similar complaints about FirefoxCP Isolated Web Content. Is this a known bug? Any way to avoid this problem?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 1 month ago

Last reply by Sue 6 days ago

Save path dosent remember

I dont know how to explain or how its called, What i want to know when i use Firefox for docker app i have to type path every time i want to use download while on Chrome … (read more)

I dont know how to explain or how its called, What i want to know when i use Firefox for docker app i have to type path every time i want to use download while on Chrome when i double click i get drop down with paths i allready used so i just pick instead type every time (it can be frustrating because sometimes i mistype)

Image shows best what i mean :)

Asked by neocro44 1 week ago

Last reply by neocro44 6 days ago

All my PCs have lost settings/ history/ shortcuts on Firefox today.

Hi, we have 4 PCs (3 running Win 10 and one Win 7) which updated themselves today and lost everything. Settings, add-ons, bookmarks, shortcuts all gone; looks like a new … (read more)

Hi, we have 4 PCs (3 running Win 10 and one Win 7) which updated themselves today and lost everything. Settings, add-ons, bookmarks, shortcuts all gone; looks like a new install. I checked the other threads and the profiles; there is only one profile and no backup. How to get my stuff back?

Asked by uspec 1 week ago

Last reply by uspec 1 day ago

Garbled font in Firefox on macOS Monterey (12.6.1)

Hello :) I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see scr… (read more)

Hello :)

I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see screenshots attached).

The garbled font is called ".SF NS".

I've tried turning the option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" on and off without success.

I have also tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration - also without luck.

The issue does **not** appear in safe mode. Unfortunately resetting the theme and disabling all extensions hasn't helped either :(

I have also downloaded and installed a font called "SFNS Display" but the issue persists.

Uninstalling Firefox (with AppCleaner) and reinstalling hasn't fixed the problem.

I don't know what else to try. Can someone help me please? :)

Asked by Gutenberg 1 week ago

Last reply by Gutenberg 5 days ago

Firefox Start Page

Now that my search engine for Firefox start page (Bing) have stopped showing images for older browsers (I just get a blank grey screen with their search bar). Upgrading F… (read more)

Now that my search engine for Firefox start page (Bing) have stopped showing images for older browsers (I just get a blank grey screen with their search bar).

Upgrading FF is not an option.

I want to use my own image (but not sure how to go about this). A Bookmark ?

Thanks

Asked by webmaster115 1 week ago

Last reply by webmaster115 6 days ago

Firefox opens a new window with empty space on the right and bottom

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has … (read more)

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has empty space on the right and bottom (see attachment). if the Firefox browser is open on the main display or the new window opens on the same display as the Firefox browser there is no empty space. dragging the new window from the main display to the display with the Firefox browser open the empty space disappears and the new window displays correctly.

this only happen recently. with an older version of Firefox (not sure which version), there was no empty space on the new window.


laptop: HP Elitebook with an external monitor laptop built-in display (main), external monitor (second)


Firefox Version 107.0 (64-bit) Windows 11 Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.1219)

Asked by rocker93rock 2 weeks ago

Firefox will not open amazon.com

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days… (read more)

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days. I keep timing out. Other sites do not exhibit problems. Chrome DOES open amazon.com quickly.

Asked by jjjerdee 1 week ago

Last reply by jjjerdee 3 days ago

Passwords not synchronized

For some reason the passwords from my Firefox windows 10 PC are not synchronizing with the same account used on iPhone 13 IOS 16.1 I have the latest Firefox versions on … (read more)

For some reason the passwords from my Firefox windows 10 PC are not synchronizing with the same account used on iPhone 13 IOS 16.1

I have the latest Firefox versions on both devices (windows PC and iPhone) and using the same account and logins/passwords sync are enabled on both devices.

However the sync does not work, the new saved passwords on windows pc Firefox does. Ot get in sync with the Firefox from the iPhone.

Any idea how to fix this?

Asked by DG 6 days ago

error message when trying to access sites on my browser

Just recently anytime i try to connect to links on my browser that have "Ad" in front of the address eg. Ad.https://www.lowes.com/lowe's®/home I get … (read more)

Just recently anytime i try to connect to links on my browser that have "Ad" in front of the address eg. Ad.https://www.lowes.com/lowe's®/home I get this prompt

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at www.googleadservices.com. If you entered the right address, you can:

   Try again later
   Check your network connection
   Check that Firefox has permission to access the web (you might be connected but behind a firewall)

Any ideas as to why this is happening and how to fix it ?

Asked by freegreggo23 6 days ago

It appears Google Translate created files on a hard disk -- How?

I recently updated to 107.0 (64-bit) by the usual Linux update. On Nov 26 2022 I used Google Translate. I just discovered these directories: 2022-11-26 22:07:20 /media/s… (read more)

I recently updated to 107.0 (64-bit) by the usual Linux update. On Nov 26 2022 I used Google Translate. I just discovered these directories: 2022-11-26 22:07:20 /media/sf_G_DRIVE/f_files 2022-11-26 21:30:46 /media/sf_G_DRIVE/g_files The files in them are all rwxrwx--- I looked at the images and recognized the sources as being from the Russian Federation archive that I visited at those times via automatic Russian-English translation by Google Translate.

Does anyone have an explanation how these directories and files were created?

Thanks -- Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 1 week ago

Last reply by Mark Filipak 6 days ago

Firefox Data

My laptop unfortunately broke and i lost my password for my Firefox account and i unfortunately lost my sync data when resetting. Is there a way to get back my data ? … (read more)

My laptop unfortunately broke and i lost my password for my Firefox account and i unfortunately lost my sync data when resetting. Is there a way to get back my data ?

Asked by jeeraisbest2 6 days ago

"recently closed tabs" and "startup->settings->open previous windows and tabs" are greyed

My windows 11 laptop is set to reboot when updates are available, they happen when I've put the device to sleep. as a result all the tabs I had open are gone upon restar… (read more)

My windows 11 laptop is set to reboot when updates are available, they happen when I've put the device to sleep. as a result all the tabs I had open are gone upon restart. Unfortunately, the "history->recently closed tabs" and "startup->settings->open previous windows and tabs" are greyed, I can't seem to find a way to fix this. Any ideas? Note, this is a new laptop, I used PCMover to transfer all my data/programs from an older laptop to this new machine, and that machine was windows 10 (if that would make any difference). Also, I do keep firefox on this machine up to date.

Asked by james233 6 days ago