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Big sessionstore file crashes browser

At some moment I´ve got a pretty big sessionstore file (6,6 Mb) which does not load properly. I´ve tried a few of FF versions and settings. My current version 103.0.1 64 … (read more)

At some moment I´ve got a pretty big sessionstore file (6,6 Mb) which does not load properly. I´ve tried a few of FF versions and settings. My current version 103.0.1 64 bit loads it for few minutes and crashes when tabs appear. Some older versions loads it but after that have various problems with program interface: new tabs sometimes won´t open, no float tips when I´m hove cursor over tab header and so on. Also in such cases browser often crashes and not update old sessionstore file. I have 16 Gb of RAM, FF takes up to 5,5 Gb before tabs appear for moment and FF crashes. I have such big sessionstore file earlier (for example, 24.07.22 it has size of 6,5 Mb), but all worked fine. Maybe there are any internal setting that I have to try?

Asked by goblin_online 3 days ago

Answered by goblin_online 2 days ago

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Sticking buttons and browser blinks on Solus, fresh start doesn't help

It periodically blinks and that breaks buttons that open menus and closes context menus from Firefox. Also disables some keys, the tested list is arrows, might need to te… (read more)

It periodically blinks and that breaks buttons that open menus and closes context menus from Firefox. Also disables some keys, the tested list is arrows, might need to test that on all. As it's version-independent, it might be a dependency issue. It also happens in safe mode, which is saddening.

Asked by TheK0tYaRa 2 days ago

Answered by TheK0tYaRa 21 hours ago

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Google Sheets Keyboard Shortcuts In Firefox

When using Google Sheets in Firefox, it's impossible to access the Sheets menu shortcuts (e.g. typing Alt+D+R+S to open the advanced sorting dialog) because Firefox captu… (read more)

When using Google Sheets in Firefox, it's impossible to access the Sheets menu shortcuts (e.g. typing Alt+D+R+S to open the advanced sorting dialog) because Firefox captures the Alt keystroke and doesn't pass it to the web app.

Of course, Chrome passes the Alt keystroke to Sheets just fine so the keyboard shortcuts work as expected. But I don't want to use Chrome or any other Chromium browsers. Has anyone found a workaround to this issue? (Hint: don't say use chrome)

Asked by Helmanfrow 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Why is Walmart.com suddenly using huge amounts of CPU, memory and disk resources?

When I open Firefox with a dozen tabs showing, Task Manager typically shows Firefox to be using 1.3% CPU, 715 MB Memory and 0.1 MB/s Disk. However, as soon as I open www.… (read more)

When I open Firefox with a dozen tabs showing, Task Manager typically shows Firefox to be using 1.3% CPU, 715 MB Memory and 0.1 MB/s Disk. However, as soon as I open www.walmart.com in a new tab, Firefox CPU goes up to between 34% to 52%, Memory to 13,900 MB and Disk to 50 to 200 MB/s. If I reboot, it is repeatable. I have an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 with 16 GB. What's going on?

Asked by j.erbes 6 days ago

Answered by j.erbes 6 days ago

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big crash after UI changes

Hi! Yesterday i updated my firefox to last version and i got my UI way too big, so today i looked online for some fix on that. I found a fix saying if you add a line in a… (read more)

Hi! Yesterday i updated my firefox to last version and i got my UI way too big, so today i looked online for some fix on that. I found a fix saying if you add a line in about:config site with the parameter "ui.textScaleFactor" with a value of 100 it will be fixed. but by mistake i changed it to 10 insted of 100 so when i open firefox i have a super big black screen

most of my problems are i can't reinstall firefox because it made the same weird big ui problem. There is any way to fix it?

thanks in advance

Asked by martinrizzi7 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

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Firefox is too big (have already tried scroll wheel zoom, layout.css.devPixelsPerPx, compact mode and many, many more)

Every time Firefox updates itself, all of the text and images and page layouts become huge. I have tried every single fix that is usually suggested for this issue: Zoom o… (read more)

Every time Firefox updates itself, all of the text and images and page layouts become huge. I have tried every single fix that is usually suggested for this issue:

Zoom out with scroll wheel: Makes text smaller (and images, if I disable zoom text only) but does not fix page layouts (ex. Google search still has a horizontal scroll bar, even in full screen.)

layout.css.devPixelsPerPx: No effect at all. Can be made bigger at values over 1.0, but not smaller.

Compact mode: Sizes down the toolbar, but nothing in the webpages themselves.

Refresh Firefox: Still huge.

Safe Mode: Still huge.

Disabled all extensions: Still huge.

Complete uninstall with all leftover system files removed with RevoUninstaller, then reinstall: Still huge.

Other browsers: Display correctly. Absolutely no issues with size, including Firefox forks like Librewolf. (See attached image for direct comparison between the two browsers.)

I can temporarily alleviate the issue by using a restore point on my computer from about a week ago but when I opened Firefox this morning, it bumped me to an update page, and everything was huge again.

I was previously using a non-native screen resolution while I was recovering from surgery in bed and the screen was too far to see at 1920x1080. But I did not have this problem for two months of recovery. It started just a couple days ago. Returning the screen to its native resolution has not resolved the issue. Firefox, and only Firefox, is still enormous.

Asked by pooklet 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Latest Firefox Version Totally Broken!

Firefox has worked fine on my WinX systems for years. Yesterday it downloaded a new version (103.0 64-bit) that totally destroyed the experience! Everything I see now is … (read more)

Firefox has worked fine on my WinX systems for years. Yesterday it downloaded a new version (103.0 64-bit) that totally destroyed the experience!

Everything I see now is GIANT SIZED compared to the rest of my desktop and to the old Firefox. I've looked for any relevant setting and I've tried the "Refresh" button with no help.

I want to go back to the previous version!

Asked by Anan 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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the latest firefox update overfills my screen so I can't see or access words, links or whatever on top, bottom and sides. Unusable now.

I don;t know if I chose the right "best describes the question" because the first half of the option is off the screen to the left, and there's no way to scroll over. I … (read more)

I don;t know if I chose the right "best describes the question" because the first half of the option is off the screen to the left, and there's no way to scroll over. I would like to go back to the version that preceded this latest update please. It worked well. Please reply by email, [email-removed], because I can't read most of what's on the screen here. I hope someone pays attention to this, because otherwise I'll have to abandon Firefox, and it's been by far my preferred browser. Can't think what you've done to it. Your updates in the past all worked fine. I'm on a Lenovo ThinkPad S145 with Windows10.

Asked by vshelford 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Log into Microsoft OneDrive on the web no longer works

I have Firefox 100.0.1 on my Mac desktop, and Firefox 100.0 on my MacBook Pro laptop. I can no longer access my Microsoft OneDrive account via the web on my desktop, but … (read more)

I have Firefox 100.0.1 on my Mac desktop, and Firefox 100.0 on my MacBook Pro laptop. I can no longer access my Microsoft OneDrive account via the web on my desktop, but I still can do so on my laptop. I have gone through your posted troubleshooting steps for Firefox on my desktop, to no avail. How do I get my desktop back to version 100.0 so it will work again? I can access my OneDrive account via the web on my desktop when I use the Safari browser, so the issue is definitely with Firefox version 100.0.1, and not with my desktop.

Asked by lalucher6 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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MP4 files won't work in Firefox

As the title says, I cannot get MP4 files to play in Firefox, which renders several websites unusable. These sites work in Edge just fine, but I cannot get them to work i… (read more)

As the title says, I cannot get MP4 files to play in Firefox, which renders several websites unusable. These sites work in Edge just fine, but I cannot get them to work in my preferred browser. Everything is up to date, and I have all the codecs I could ever need installed, as well as the Windows N Media Feature Pack. The browser has been tested several times in troubleshooting mode, and I've even gone as far as running Windows in safe mode with networking to try to isolate the issue. I cannot get it to work at all. This is the 2nd device I've had this issue on, and it's driving me up a wall.

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Firefox 103.0 (64-bit) Windows 10 Pro N 21H2 19044.1865

Asked by natas.hastings 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 days ago

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i click on the download folder in firebox and doesn't open

i click on the download folder in firebox and doesn't open as its used to. i already did the "refresh" and didnt word if someone has a idea how to fix this, thanks … (read more)

i click on the download folder in firebox and doesn't open as its used to.

i already did the "refresh" and didnt word

if someone has a idea how to fix this, thanks

Asked by the.spectre 6 days ago

Answered by the.spectre 6 days ago

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Firefox will not load any pages after refresh and completely reinstalling

I have been using Firefox for years with no problem on a 64 bit Windows 7 machine, i7 processor, 32 gigs of ram. Firefox is version 103 64 bit. I have Kaspersky Internet… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for years with no problem on a 64 bit Windows 7 machine, i7 processor, 32 gigs of ram. Firefox is version 103 64 bit. I have Kaspersky Internet Security and Malwarebytes installed and have been using them with Firefox for years.

A few days ago Firefox just stopped loading any pages. If I go to a secure site (https) I get "secure connection failed". If I go to a non-secure site (http) I get "The connection was reset". Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome work on this machine with no problem. Oddly enough Mozilla Thunderbird also stopped working today. Only Mozilla products seem to be having problems.

Firefox works fine on other Windows 7 computers in my household.

I tried clearing the cache. I tried disabling extensions. I tried running it in Troubleshoot mode. I tried the "Refresh Firefox" option. I tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox.

None of these worked. Even a clean virgin install will not load any pages. It seems to be something specific to this machine that's preventing Firefox from working. What can I do to get Firefox working again?

Asked by mailalan 1 week ago

Answered by mailalan 1 week ago

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1 Site will not load and having trouble fixing it. All others work

I have followed the fixes. It will work after I "Refresh Firefox" but goes back to not working again. Should I reinstall Firefox? How do I add this site to the excepti… (read more)

I have followed the fixes. It will work after I "Refresh Firefox" but goes back to not working again. Should I reinstall Firefox? How do I add this site to the exceptions? Thank you


Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at www.cdc.gov.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web.

Asked by cjr50 1 week ago

Answered by cjr50 1 week ago

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Firefox Bugs since i updated firefox today !

Hello I have just updated firefox 103.0 64bits on my pc windows 10. And bigs bugs : all web pages became huge zoomed at around 150 - 160% ! I managed to fix the huge zo… (read more)

Hello

I have just updated firefox 103.0 64bits on my pc windows 10. And bigs bugs : all web pages became huge zoomed at around 150 - 160% !

I managed to fix the huge zoom problem by installing this firefox extension : https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/zoom-page-we/?utm_content=addons-manager-reviews-link&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_source=firefox-browser

and setting all web pages to 90% zoom with it. But this is not a solution because firefox has to fix this bug since this update! :(


And the toolbar has become much higher, which decreases my screen height, it was better before! :( See my screenshot where i circled in red the height of the toolbar which has become higher! :(

even the tab bar has become higher! :( i managed to reduce it a little in height thanks to a code that i inserted in the file userChrome.css ,but the result is not beautiful : the texts are too flush with the line ( see my screenshot where i circled in blue the tab bar that i reduced with code in userChrome.css )

Asked by sykranx 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

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YouTube videos refuse to play now

So I have never had a problem with YouTube up until yesterday, anytime I try to watch a video and click play or anywhere on the video it just has a circle that spins in t… (read more)

So I have never had a problem with YouTube up until yesterday, anytime I try to watch a video and click play or anywhere on the video it just has a circle that spins in the middle around a youtube button, or sometimes just a black screen.

I have tried clearing Cookies & Cache, tried in safe mode, tried with a new profile, disabled hardware acceleration, I even uninstalled and re-installed Firefox.

Still for some reason I am unable to watch videos and only on Firefox, it works fine in Chrome and Edge browsers.

I am at a loss on how to fix this, and I really don't want to have to use two browsers for watching videos and navigating the internet.

Any Ideas?

Also my Internet is not the problem, I have Gigabit Fiber.

Asked by omglulzfunny 1 week ago

Answered by omglulzfunny 1 week ago

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July 26 FF uprade turned my lighted keyboard off. I want it back.

FF upgraded itself and turned off the lighted keyboard on my tower computer. I can still use the keyboard, but it is not backlit and I want that feature back. Windows he… (read more)

FF upgraded itself and turned off the lighted keyboard on my tower computer. I can still use the keyboard, but it is not backlit and I want that feature back. Windows help files are non-existant. I have unpluged the keyboard and reconnected it and I did a cold reboot of the computer-no joy. Disabling the keyboard and trying to reinstall it by plugging it in again might work, but doing that is marked "advanced" by windows, so I am afraid to do it without advice. I am running windows 10 and use a Logitech keyboard. I am not a computer techi, so I need advice in baby-talk. VO1TV>

Asked by tturner125 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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pdf viewer not displaying colors correctly

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare … (read more)

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare page 4 of https://arxiv.org/pdf/2201.08431.pdf seen in Firefox and Chrome. Could anyone give me some idea how to fix this issue?

Asked by he.jia.phy 1 month ago

Answered by he.jia.phy 1 week ago

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passwords gone after firefox refresh

today I got a message that says your Firefox is slow and it suggested refreshing it,, it also said that my info won't be affected and after it started I noticed that all … (read more)

today I got a message that says your Firefox is slow and it suggested refreshing it,, it also said that my info won't be affected and after it started I noticed that all my saved passwords are gone!! please explain why it happened and how to resolve this issue and restore my passwords

Asked by database1111 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago