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I am getting this unresponsive script message when googling and its causing firefox to freeze "chrome:/wrc/content/common/scripts/bal.js:854" - Any advice?

When I try an google certain web sites including "NFL" firefox freezes and I get the unresponsive script chrome:/wrc/content/common/scripts/bal.js:854". I uninstalled Go… (read more)

When I try an google certain web sites including "NFL" firefox freezes and I get the unresponsive script chrome:/wrc/content/common/scripts/bal.js:854". I uninstalled Google Chrome but still have the same problem.

Asked by monktonmerchant 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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Nation Zoom virus

Every time I open a new tab I get Nation Zoom automatically opening up. I have googled this and followed the instructions but am unable to get rid of this unwanted searc… (read more)

Every time I open a new tab I get Nation Zoom automatically opening up. I have googled this and followed the instructions but am unable to get rid of this unwanted search engine. It had attasched itself to my homepage but I finally got rid of that but it is stilla ttached to new tabs. Any ideas how to get rid of it???

Thanks

GKirkish "About Us NationZoom is a trademark of Violeter Technology Limited. nationzoom.com is a global meta-search engine,which provides the best search results from Google,Yahoo! and other search engines at once to save users valuable time. Contact: Violeter,inc. 130 Shoreline Drive Suite 17 Redwood City,CA 94065"

Asked by gkirkish 6 years ago

Last reply by Jeremy 6 years ago

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WTF are you people doing? Firefox sucks almost as bad as IE now, please stop "fixing" it.

With each new version you suck a little bit more. You have become as bad as google, updating and changing for no good reason, in a race to the bottom with yourself. The… (read more)

With each new version you suck a little bit more.

You have become as bad as google, updating and changing for no good reason, in a race to the bottom with yourself.

The whole reason I started using Firefox is because it worked, now after thousands of installs and convincing users to ditch IE you have become just as bad.

I now restart Firefox a dozens times a day on the 3 machines I use daily. The memory requirements are staggering and FF is now SLOW.

First thing out of the box you will say "you have too many add ons", sorry, I only use one, noscript and not even that on 2 of the three machines.

Three tabs open and nearly 600,000K and using 1-12% CPU just to type this text.

Don't bother with an answer, just clean up your mess. In the alternative we can all wait for someone to come along and eat your lunch. Give me a browser that WORKS and I will forget Firefox ever existed.

Asked by kevlar128 7 years ago

Answered by kobe 6 years ago

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why do the scroll bars quickly dissapear in firefox on OSX 10.9?

I am running OSX 10.9 Maverick on a Macbook Pro . I observe this problem in Firefox 25.1 The scroll bars in any application window all dissapear after about a second.… (read more)

I am running OSX 10.9 Maverick on a Macbook Pro . I observe this problem in Firefox 25.1 The scroll bars in any application window all dissapear after about a second. If you resize the window or select an item with subdirectories in a list, the scroll bar in the pane you are in reappears, but it does not dwell long enough to allow you to move a cursor over it. (What is the point of making it dissapear anyway?) Two finger scrolling does not work for some reason, using a function and direction key or just a direction key works to scroll only in some websites but not all of them. This little bit of cleverness, if intentional is both un-needed and dysfunctional.

Asked by GeorgeRobertson 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox stops scrolling using the Trackpad.

I'm randomly losing the ability to scroll using the mouse. I launch Firefox and it works fine, then after a varying amount of time it stops and the only way it comes back… (read more)

I'm randomly losing the ability to scroll using the mouse. I launch Firefox and it works fine, then after a varying amount of time it stops and the only way it comes back is by restarting Firefox. Today it isn't taking long for it to happen after launching.

I'm on the latest version of Firefox in Mac OS X Maverick and I'm using the following extensions all in the latest version,

• Adblock Plus • DoNotTrackMe • Firebug • Xmarks

I first tried disabling all the plugins, didn't help. I just tried resetting Firefox, again didn't help.

I haven't noticed this behavior in any other programs thus I'm thinking it's Firefox.

Asked by Lucas 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How can I force a window to close if it continually opens dialog boxes asking to confirm

I have come across pages from time to time that try to prevent me from closing them by continuously opening dialog boxes. Generally these come up as pop-ups or hidden red… (read more)

I have come across pages from time to time that try to prevent me from closing them by continuously opening dialog boxes. Generally these come up as pop-ups or hidden redirects from other pages, rather than from a site that I actually intended to visit. The only fix that currently works is to drag the offending tab into it's own window and ignore it. This allows me to continue browsing, but the only way to get rid of it is to force quit Firefox.

When I did a web search for a way to prevent any further dialogs from opening from a given page all I could find were repeated requests to get rid of the feature and no way to get it back now that it's gone.

My suggestion would be to make an option available, if it does not already exist and easily accessible to force close a tab. This action should kill any scripts that it might be running and close it with out permitting any dialog boxes, pop-up windows or any other action. Placing it in the right click menu alongside "close tab" would be ideal, though if this is considered dangerous in the hands of the average user then create it and use a preferences bit to enable it so advanced users can enable it themselves.

Asked by ben_burrowes 7 years ago

Last reply by miffed214 6 years ago

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Youtube videos freeze in fullscreen with Firefox, but not other browsers.

I have been having trouble watching YouTube videos in Firefox over the last few weeks. Basically, the video will start up and if i keep it in the small video player mode … (read more)

I have been having trouble watching YouTube videos in Firefox over the last few weeks. Basically, the video will start up and if i keep it in the small video player mode it works fine. But if I click full screen the video will stop for several seconds, then catch up and repeat this to the end of the video. However the sound always plays continually throughout the video, even while the picture is frozen. I do not have this issue in Internet Explorer or Google Chrome, and it is only happening on one of three computers that I use Firefox on. I have run full scans in Malwarebytes Anti Malware, Kaspersky Internet Security, and Windows Defender, so i am fairly certain that it is not malware or a virus that is causing the problem. I have also tried the following solutions to no avail: Reset Firefox, Run Firefox in safe mode with no addons, Reinstall Firefox (plus another clean reinstall), Reinstall Flash player

I just can't seem to figure out what is wrong, and Firefox is my favorite browser so any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by Schoenauer 6 years ago

Answered by Schoenauer 6 years ago

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I can't copy and paste from Word to the Internet (Firefox or Chrome), but I can copy and paste from Internet to Word

I suddenly can't copy and paste text from Word to the internet (Firefox or Chrome, email or other websites), but I can do the reverse. Any ideas? Copy and paste works bet… (read more)

I suddenly can't copy and paste text from Word to the internet (Firefox or Chrome, email or other websites), but I can do the reverse. Any ideas? Copy and paste works between Word docs, and it works between internet sites (e.g., web page to email), just not from Word to the internet. Please help. I need to copy and paste my resume for an online job application.

Asked by Bodywork4Peace 6 years ago

Answered by SgtBaggins 6 years ago

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Before your Firefox Help question (Although I enabled cookies google tells me I need to enable cookies or clear cache./cookie mismatch)

I've just been through this and being spun around in a circle! Before your Firefox Help question (Although I enabled cookies google tells me I need to enable cookies or c… (read more)

I've just been through this and being spun around in a circle!

Before your Firefox Help question (Although I enabled cookies google tells me I need to enable cookies or clear cache./cookie mismatch)

Asked by Thursday_14 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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I lost the home icon button at the top when I open Firefox. How can I restore it?

My cat ran across my keyboard a month ago and the "home" icon disappeared from the top right corner of my screen. I have not figured out how to get the icon back. As of n… (read more)

My cat ran across my keyboard a month ago and the "home" icon disappeared from the top right corner of my screen. I have not figured out how to get the icon back. As of now, I have to close Firefox and open it again instead of clicking the "home" icon to get there. How can I restore the icon?

Asked by jmfirefox 7 years ago

Answered by memccask 7 years ago

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Why do new tabs open every time i click on something?

Recently within the past couple of weeks I have noticed that when I click on a link or attempt to go to a new page, a new page is opened asking me to update my browser or… (read more)

Recently within the past couple of weeks I have noticed that when I click on a link or attempt to go to a new page, a new page is opened asking me to update my browser or some kind of junk. They seem to me like pop-ups. How do i get these to stop?

Asked by toadster28 7 years ago

Last reply by Figgerty 6 years ago

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Why do I need to keep moving my mouse in order to play videos with Adobe Flash player?

When I open a video from a website or Youtube, it will not continue to play unless I keep moving the mouse. I use a wireless mouse. Same problem occurs for downloads. If … (read more)

When I open a video from a website or Youtube, it will not continue to play unless I keep moving the mouse. I use a wireless mouse. Same problem occurs for downloads. If I don't move the mouse the downloads freezes. This is only happening on Firefox. I do not have this problem with Internet Explorer. I have tried resetting firefox, doing a complete search and clean with Winzip, trying all the tips on your help page, but nothing works. Can you offer a simple solution? I am not a PC wiz so the simpler the better.

Many thanks John Borgas

Asked by Johnborgas 7 years ago

Answered by s.ping 7 years ago

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SVG viewer plugin for Firefox 25

I have installed Adobe SVG Viewer 3.03, what I need for my work (to see correctly SVG-based websites). But new Firefox 25 doesn't recognize this plugin. How to install SV… (read more)

I have installed Adobe SVG Viewer 3.03, what I need for my work (to see correctly SVG-based websites). But new Firefox 25 doesn't recognize this plugin. How to install SVG Viewer plugin for Firefox 25? Or anybody could suggest another, newer plugin instead of SVG Viewer 3?

Asked by sergei8383 7 years ago

Answered by longsonr 7 years ago

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Shockwave Plugin Unresponsive - Flash and Firefox up to date.

Flash has been unresponsive and crashing all day, well over 30 times just today. The problem just started this morning. The error message I get is that the Shockwave plug… (read more)

Flash has been unresponsive and crashing all day, well over 30 times just today. The problem just started this morning. The error message I get is that the Shockwave plugin is unresponsive or busy. I haven't installed anything new in weeks. I cannot access any website where flash is required without it crashing after a few moments, moreso with videos. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling three times- as stated in the title, both Firefox and Flash are up to date. Mozilla doesn't find any new required updates on the plugin page.

I am unable to click on settings after right clicking on any flash application (if it lets me get that far)- and that just sends it into another hang. Therefore, I am unable to deaccelerate the hardware, which I've seen as a popular solution. Flash also doesn't work on Chrome or IE because it crashes similarly.

These are the last 5 crash reports.

2c87b7d7-86c9-42e1-b4fd-f5b2dc3b554c 12/9/2013 4:43 PM bp-24201039-2fca-4454-8c3f-6e0562131209 12/9/2013 4:24 PM bp-24674af0-27e0-4aa1-977e-10c572131209 12/9/2013 4:22 PM f26bd93e-d140-48ce-9360-0a2947764435 12/9/2013 4:09 PM fb2409d6-eba6-477e-8836-e81a3a30ee47 12/9/2013 4:09 PM

Please, help! I know that flash is the problem, because when it's uninstalled Firefox runs fine. I've uninstalled RealPlayer and any known problems with flash plugins. No matter what I do I'm stuck.

Asked by Bob_Loblaw 6 years ago

Last reply by 7246291 6 years ago

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Have to disable proxy every time I need to connect, how do I disable it permanantly?

Each time I run Firefox, whatever address I try to connect, I receive message saying unavailable. I then go to "Tools","Options","Advanced","Network","Settings", and chan… (read more)

Each time I run Firefox, whatever address I try to connect, I receive message saying unavailable. I then go to "Tools","Options","Advanced","Network","Settings", and change "use system proxy settings" to "no proxy". Then Firefox works perfectly, but if I stop Firefox and later run again, I have to change the proxy settings again. I want to make the initial change permanent.

Asked by kentel 6 years ago

Last reply by kentel 6 years ago

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stop security warning popup

This popup comes on everytime i login to this site http://motormouth.com.au and is most annoying. I just started only recently. My browser is Firefox 25. Some have said … (read more)

This popup comes on everytime i login to this site http://motormouth.com.au and is most annoying. I just started only recently. My browser is Firefox 25. Some have said it has something to do with Java? Is there a way to stop it completely please? see my attachment link below. http://img543.imageshack.us/img543/2530/a0c2.jpg

Asked by Terry 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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How to Run an Application from Firefox?

Hi I want to run an application from my Firefox browser, for example i want to run Notepad.exe from Firefox. I have written the following program and it is successfully o… (read more)

Hi I want to run an application from my Firefox browser, for example i want to run Notepad.exe from Firefox. I have written the following program and it is successfully opening the Notepad from Internet Explorer, but when i try to open the same page from Firefox browser, nothing happens.Firefox fails to open it.Is there any way of opening Applications in Firefox? Kindly tell me how to open an Application from Firefox Browser.

   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
       function RunFile() {
     
       WshShell.Run("C:\Windows\System32\KinectClothing2.exe", 1, false);
  
       }
   </script>

Asked by tahakirmani 7 years ago

Answered by James 7 years ago