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firefox doesn't work right on facebook and yahoo mail, while other browsers have no problem

firefox doesn't work right on facebook and yahoo mail, while other browsers have no problem. It either operates extremely slowly or just doesn't function and freezes. On … (read more)

firefox doesn't work right on facebook and yahoo mail, while other browsers have no problem. It either operates extremely slowly or just doesn't function and freezes. On facebook many times areas show up blank and therefore non functional. Functions on yahoomail also at times just don't work. When I go to chrome or safari there is normal functioning. I did a refresh of firefox and it generally worked a bit faster but didn't improve the problems I just described. Also for your info I've spent a very very long time trying to find how to contact you. You really don't make it easy. I have been using firefox mainly for many years and prefer it to other browsers, but if it doesn't work properly are needed websites, then of course I will have to discontinue. I hope you can fix the problem. I have a macbook air, don't know how you can fix it if it's not a general problem. Hope you all do. Thanks. Samana Fisher

Asked by samanaji 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 59 minutes ago

Firefox constantly crashing on Mac

Cannot run FF on Mac beyond v89 without freeze and unresponsive requiring force quit. I have been keeping at v89 and now upgraded to Monterey so I tried current version (… (read more)

Cannot run FF on Mac beyond v89 without freeze and unresponsive requiring force quit. I have been keeping at v89 and now upgraded to Monterey so I tried current version (93) and still crashes. I deleted every file and folder on the drive with Firefox or Mozilla in the name but still crashes. Back to v89 and works fine.

Any suggestions?

Thanks Ken

Asked by krstone1 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Restoring bookmarks

So here's how I fucked up. I did a clean install of Windows and forgot to backup the Firefox profile folder since frankly I didn't know it existed. The next fuck up was I… (read more)

So here's how I fucked up. I did a clean install of Windows and forgot to backup the Firefox profile folder since frankly I didn't know it existed. The next fuck up was I forgot my Firefox password before I knew about the recovery key. I reset the password and then found out resetting it deletes the bookmarks for security reasons.

Now I'm wondering, is there any way the staff could find my old bookmarks? I know I did not only one but two fuck ups in a row but I'm still holding onto hope.

Thank you for response.

Asked by sthings46 5 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 hours ago

Firefox causes 100% CPU usage when opening couple tabs at the same time!!!

I Am on desktop: i5 9600KF (high performance mode) 16GB 3200mhz ram NVME... Windows 10 Pro x64 Firefox last stable When I open Firefox tabs aren't loaded all at the same … (read more)

I Am on desktop:

i5 9600KF (high performance mode) 16GB 3200mhz ram NVME... Windows 10 Pro x64 Firefox last stable

When I open Firefox tabs aren't loaded all at the same time, but they are suspended. So after that: when I switch between 6 tabs quickly - they start to open at the same time. And CPU usage skyrockets to 100% LOL! Given I Am on high end PC - this is joke! I was using chrome and had hundreds of tabs and Chrome doesn't even suspend them by default. They open all at the same time I think!

So there is something wrong! I tried troubleshooting mode and it was the same problem!

Thanks for help!

Asked by empleat 1 month ago

Last reply by Bud 4 hours ago

RealClearPolitics says "We've noticed you are blocking ads" when I'm not.

Realclearpolitics.com says I'm blocking ads. I've turned off all my add-ins and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protections for the site. The site is detecting something, bu… (read more)

Realclearpolitics.com says I'm blocking ads. I've turned off all my add-ins and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protections for the site. The site is detecting something, but, I don't know what.

I'm using Firefox on a MAC. It is the latest version (93.0 64 bit).

Can you help?

Asked by MikeT 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Local Storage disabled

When working in Ancestry.com I am having a problem when I try to upload pictures. I get a banner across the top saying my Local Storage is disabled. I have deleted histor… (read more)

When working in Ancestry.com I am having a problem when I try to upload pictures. I get a banner across the top saying my Local Storage is disabled. I have deleted history and about everything it has said to try but to no avail. This just started about 2-3 weeks ago. Before that it has always worked correctly. Not sure it this was due to Microsoft 11 loaded, newer version of Firefox or something. It is causing me to have to go to Google Chrome which has other issues with screen prints which work much better in Firefox. How can his be fixed.

Asked by Pat Hawkins 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Download buttons (on any sites, or inside email attachments) DO NOT open download dialog or download file

Hello, I have used EVERY proposed step in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems#w_the-problem-does-not-occur-i… (read more)

Hello,

I have used EVERY proposed step in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems#w_the-problem-does-not-occur-in-troubleshoot-mode

Problem GOES AWAY when FF is used in Troubleshoot mode BUT, when I open FF on normal mode and make sure I UNinstall all addons, extensions, dictionaries, language packs, use default theme and DONT allow hardware acceleration, then the problem STILL persists!!!

It seems that ONLY when in Troubleshoot mode the problem is resolved: NOT by removing all obvious addons or cotrols.

The problem is : ANY download button, does not work! (it is clickable, and yes, the browser seems to respond to it -rapid flickering of browser window- but a download dialogue is never opened -nor a download file is found in any corresponding folder) -then, once in Troubleshoot mode, the same button is normally functional again!

What is a proposed solution to that?

What could control could be behind the problem, that IS NOT USER switchable, but IS INDEED controlled (disabled) when Troubleshoot mode is selected???

Could there be a .json file (corrupted, etc.), that associates with buttons/elements (like the download buttons) and prevents the download to be triggered?, SO THAT maybe if I remove the .json corrupted file the new one will work fine, (maybe such a .json file is NOT loaded during Troubleshoot mode, but IS THERE whatever settings i choose through the settings of the FF)


Thank you.

PS: I have 14 installed plugins, about all same as on my FF93.0 on Win10 laptop, that the packet works just fine!

Asked by Muse Shop @ Mykonos 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

FF 93 NOT Saving Passwords

Have just updated to a newer iMac which will run FF V93 (64 Bit) and having to manually insert each and every password and FF IS NOT Saving them even though it prompts me… (read more)

Have just updated to a newer iMac which will run FF V93 (64 Bit) and having to manually insert each and every password and FF IS NOT Saving them even though it prompts me to save them. All boxes are ticked in the Security section to Save them... WHAT am I missing here???? This is driving me nuts as I have spent hours and hours retracing my steps over and over again.

Asked by elmorr76 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Where is the "search for text when i start typing" preference?

I have exactly the problem described in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1042093: whenever I press any keys on a page, it brings up the search bar, which break… (read more)

I have exactly the problem described in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1042093: whenever I press any keys on a page, it brings up the search bar, which breaks all kind of shortcuts / keypress handler set by the page.

However, I can't seem to find the option which is meant to turn this behaviour off.

Asked by alex228 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Type Box Glitch

Most of the time when I click on a non-textbox using Firefox I notice it will put the type line there although I cant type there. It is really annoying and it doesn't hap… (read more)

Most of the time when I click on a non-textbox using Firefox I notice it will put the type line there although I cant type there. It is really annoying and it doesn't happen on any other browsers I have used

Asked by Drift_Yt 10 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

Warning before closing multiple tabs

I would like a warning before multiple tabs are closed but in settings I don't have this option : "In the Tabs section of the General panel, check the box next to Confirm… (read more)

I would like a warning before multiple tabs are closed but in settings I don't have this option :

"In the Tabs section of the General panel, check the box next to Confirm before closing multiple tabs to enable the warnings, and uncheck it to disable them".

Asked by nancy.zerr 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

How do I diable muting on tabs?

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them. I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to… (read more)

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them.

I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to the tab when I click on it.

How do I do that?

My version is 89.0

Asked by guardianofthebox 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

your updated browser

I do not know why you had to take something that works pretty well and screw it up with a hap-hazard update. I cannot open GMAIL in standard mode, it keeps wanting to go … (read more)

I do not know why you had to take something that works pretty well and screw it up with a hap-hazard update. I cannot open GMAIL in standard mode, it keeps wanting to go to HTML mode. I tried to figure out what in the world the solution is in the support center. is it , "Hold down the Shift key and left-click the Reload button Press "Ctrl + F5" or press "Ctrl + Shift + R" (Windows,Linux) '? This doesn't work. It then says to, "Clear the cache and remove the cookies from websites that cause problems via the "3-bar" Firefox menu button (Options/Preferences). "Clear the cache": Firefox/Options/Preferences -> Advanced -> Network -> Cached Web Content: "Clear Now" "Remove the cookies" from websites that cause problems. Firefox/Options/Preferences -> Privacy -> "Use custom settings for history" -> Cookies: "Show Cookies" doesn't work. I can't find the options/preferences button. As I alluded to at the beginning of my statement. It was working pretty good till this last update. Now I am really frustrated with firefox and looking at other options.

Asked by dcassidy571 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 hours ago

Google search

When I want do do a search in Google I do not get anymore all the results. Instead I get a black screen with again the Google search bar in which I can see my search ques… (read more)

When I want do do a search in Google I do not get anymore all the results. Instead I get a black screen with again the Google search bar in which I can see my search question with an option to delete the question. Very annoying. Who has a solution for this

Asked by hepamiro 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

Unable to get Firefox to open an email when clicking on view in browser

Hello, I'm unable to get Firefox to open an email when clicking on view in Browser, instead I receive the follwoing message, see attahed snip. Does anyone have a fix / r… (read more)

Hello,

I'm unable to get Firefox to open an email when clicking on view in Browser, instead I receive the follwoing message, see attahed snip.

Does anyone have a fix / resolution?

Asked by Bloggi 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

Can not install Firefox

Firefox disappeared from my computer late Sunday night. I have not been able to reinstall it. After downloading the installer the process seem to proceed okay at first. B… (read more)

Firefox disappeared from my computer late Sunday night.

I have not been able to reinstall it.

After downloading the installer the process seem to proceed okay at first. But the progress bar stalls at about 95%. Then the installer sends a message that says something like installation failed.

Please help me.

I have been using Firefox for a decade: I have never had this problem.

I am running Windows 10 on a HP Desktop.

Asked by mikeincousa 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

crash

hi. i was debugging my Django_React project in inspect element mode of firefox and that was my first time doing that so i was confused and clicking on some buttons to get… (read more)

hi. i was debugging my Django_React project in inspect element mode of firefox and that was my first time doing that so i was confused and clicking on some buttons to get to know what to do and outta no where that page crashed. i did rerun my whole project and tried again to connect to it but doesnt work. i checked, the firefox is up to date. i ran firefox in troubleshoot mode and reran the project but still doesnt work and crashes. i think it is not about my hardware or firewall options.

the FIRST REPORT ID that i got is: "bp-cd41341c-37e7-4c5d-9494-f85340211026"

the LAST REPORT ID that i got after the whole project rerun and in troubleshoot mode is: "bp-228837ce-f0d5-4767-981c-46f240211026"

Asked by fardinramezani97 14 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago