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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 1 week ago

Last reply by dfpercush 16 hours ago

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Firefox loading is slow for the last few days

For the past few days, Firefox has been running painfully slowly. I have tried to reset it, reinstall it and running Glary Utilities to clean but nothing has worked so fa… (read more)

For the past few days, Firefox has been running painfully slowly. I have tried to reset it, reinstall it and running Glary Utilities to clean but nothing has worked so far. I also have Opera and Chrome which are running absolutely fine. The program itself starts up fine but just seems to be very slow to load pages.

I am on Windows 10 with latest updates which is run on a separate SSD drive. Everything else runs very quickly like the resource heavy NoxPlayer.

Please let me know what further details I can provide you with.

Thank you in advance!

Asked by vsquad22 1 week ago

Answered by vsquad22 6 days ago

Trouble accessing particular web sites

I'm having problems with 2 websites. One is www.realestate.com.au - I can't search this site at all (I've previously used it thousands of times). The second one is www.… (read more)

I'm having problems with 2 websites. One is www.realestate.com.au - I can't search this site at all (I've previously used it thousands of times). The second one is www.gumtree.com.au I've posted items for sale on this site, it will allow me to log into my account but repeatedly boots me off. I've contacted them and they say to delete my browsing history (done) and upgrade my browser (it already is the latest version). I've no idea what to do next. I have no trouble with other websites (to date!).

Asked by downshifterx2 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Add-Ons don't work; Apple MacBook Air M1

When I wan't to use add-ons in Firefox for Mac, they just don't work. I can install them but they do not open. I have tried re-installing Firefox, installing the Firefox … (read more)

When I wan't to use add-ons in Firefox for Mac, they just don't work. I can install them but they do not open. I have tried re-installing Firefox, installing the Firefox Beta (which supports Apple Silicon but crashed a lot) and restarting my computer, as well as re-installing the Add-Ons. Nothing works. How can I fix this?

Asked by aaronkurz6 3 days ago

Answered by Tom J 3 days ago

speeding up Firefox

I clicked on a popup link from Firefox to speed up my browser. Came back to my computer and everything's gone, all my fast links that I had at the top of my screen, like … (read more)

I clicked on a popup link from Firefox to speed up my browser. Came back to my computer and everything's gone, all my fast links that I had at the top of my screen, like Facebook, Gmail, everything I've saved for quick links over the past 2 years. I want my computer back, just the way I had it. This is a nightmare. I'd much rather my browser run slow (it really wasn't running slow). I tried a system restore, but it didn't restore things the way I had them. Please, what do I do to reverse this nightmare, and please don't ever offer to speed up my browser again.

Asked by ginchinchili 3 days ago

Last reply by ginchinchili 2 days ago

Cannot Log Into Online Banking Site

I am having trouble logging into my bank's website from Firefox. It's worked fine for several years and I have no clue what triggered it all of a sudden. Furthermore, I c… (read more)

I am having trouble logging into my bank's website from Firefox. It's worked fine for several years and I have no clue what triggered it all of a sudden. Furthermore, I can log in just fine from various other browsers.

I have Google around on the issue for awhile now, and have troubleshooted several different things based on what I've Googled, such as clearing all site cookies, data, cache, etc. Also I had a pop-up blocker add-on but I removed it and that didn't do anything. Lastly, I tried completely uninstalling Firefox and re-installing it without ANY add-ons, but it still doesn't work.

Details on what happens: I go to the log in page, and I put in my user and password and click to log in, and it does nothing. It just basically refreshes the page, so the page comes back up with blank user and password fields.

Any help/ideas on the matter would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by dpsadler11 3 days ago

Last reply by tamara.alferoff 2 days ago

Keyboard not working in tablet mode

I just installed the latest version of firefox (83.0)(64-bit). now when I use my MS surface in tablet mode, the virtual keyboard pops up for about a second and then disap… (read more)

I just installed the latest version of firefox (83.0)(64-bit). now when I use my MS surface in tablet mode, the virtual keyboard pops up for about a second and then disappears. Chrome and edge works ok. just firefox.

Asked by roberta5 8 hours ago

Last reply by rtpevehouse98 1 hour ago

Firefox CPU usage increases dramatically while playing YouTube videos full-screen

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. Thi… (read more)

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. This happens for large web pages as well: when I scroll the page, text overlaps and everything is terribly slow. I've checked and this seems to be a Firefox related problem; videos play smoothly both on VLC and Chromium. I've tried all official troubleshooting suggestions: changing to default theme, refreshing Firefox, starting in safe-mode, disabling extensions, disabling hardware acceleration and so on, with no success. I've never had any problems with Firefox for Linux before and I wonder what could be the cause.

I attached screenshots for comparison of CPU usage for the same video playing in theater mode in Firefox and Chromium.

Asked by Giulia 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 days ago

tabs that get opened by clicking on link in email (Outlook.com), jump to the right over many other tabs

Hi dear Community Members, formerly when I opened a link in an email from my Outlook account, it opened in a Tab exactly next to it. But now it goes beyond several tabs w… (read more)

Hi dear Community Members, formerly when I opened a link in an email from my Outlook account, it opened in a Tab exactly next to it. But now it goes beyond several tabs which were already there. How can I get these links again opened in a Tab right next to it. That makes it easier to go from my email to that tab and back, I find.

Hope that I described this clear.

Thanx, Jan

Asked by uitvenlo 1 week ago

Widevine plugin not installed at all

This all started while I was trying to open Spotify in Firefox. It kept telling me I need to enable secure playback. So I checked and "Play DRM-controlled content" is ena… (read more)

This all started while I was trying to open Spotify in Firefox. It kept telling me I need to enable secure playback. So I checked and "Play DRM-controlled content" is enabled. I did some googling to see what could be the problem. Turns out I need Google Widevine enabled, so I check the plugins page where I find out I don't even have Widevine installed. I also checked the default profile folder (root directory) to see if there's even a gmp-widevinecdm folder there but I couldn't find anything.

Is there a way for me to reinstall Widevine without having to create a new profile?

Asked by alexghudson 1 week ago

Safefrom.net bookmark problem

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uni… (read more)

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uninstalled the addon. But the bookmark is still there. Everytime I close and reopen Firefox it is stays there and it's pretty annoying tbh. I tried starting in Safe Mode and two antivirus programs (Malwarbyte and Avast). No help. What can I do?

Asked by jalalgurbanov 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

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large black boxes or lines are appearing and preventing me from entering text in varous programs’ for ‘Firefox’

large black boxes or lines are appearing and preventing me from entering text in various programs’ for ‘Firefox’ These are very large black "boxes" that also cause gmail… (read more)

large black boxes or lines are appearing and preventing me from entering text in various programs’ for ‘Firefox’

These are very large black "boxes" that also cause gmail to flick in and out from a large to a small display

Asked by Graeme 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help w**********y@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 40 minutes ago

Find site that has closed

When I'm using Firefox, I'll click to a link on a website and it takes me to another page. If for any reason, I close that page, I can't get back to the original website.… (read more)

When I'm using Firefox, I'll click to a link on a website and it takes me to another page. If for any reason, I close that page, I can't get back to the original website. Shouldn't it show up as recently closed? Where can I find it?

Asked by fl4321 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Scrolling thru windows

I'd like to be able to scroll thru windows, but when I use command ~, it only scrolls thru the tabs that are open. How can I scroll thru ALL of the windows? Mac OS High S… (read more)

I'd like to be able to scroll thru windows, but when I use command ~, it only scrolls thru the tabs that are open. How can I scroll thru ALL of the windows?

Mac OS High Sierra

Asked by fl4321 1 week ago

Sync Not Working

This morning my Sony laptop crashed. Fortunately, I have an HP that has not long been repaired under guarantee. All I have done up to today is make sure it works OK and a… (read more)

This morning my Sony laptop crashed. Fortunately, I have an HP that has not long been repaired under guarantee. All I have done up to today is make sure it works OK and add Mcafee security.

I am now using this and have succesfully installed several programmes including Firefox.

I have been through this process many times, having bought my first laptop in 1991. for virtually all that time I have used Firefox and always synced successfully on many occassions.

So I never thought I would have a problem today but, no matter what I have tried. I have had no success.

Asked by gsehorton 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago