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Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information).

A website I use frequently has recently been causing error; "Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information)." to s… (read more)

A website I use frequently has recently been causing error; "Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information)." to show up when I visit some of their pages but not all.

Example: https://www.guitarcenter.com/Used/Ibanez/RG5121-Prestige-Solid-Body-Electric-Guitar.gc

The page begins to load and then presents this error. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jtr11 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Update to Windows 11 broke Firefox?

Firefox has been awesome. But, my computer just updated to windows 11 and now it doesn't work. Sometimes I try to open the browser and nothing happens (but I somehow end … (read more)

Firefox has been awesome. But, my computer just updated to windows 11 and now it doesn't work. Sometimes I try to open the browser and nothing happens (but I somehow end up with something like 7 instances of it running in the background, according to task manager), sometimes I get it to open, but it won't load my homepage or anything, and sometimes it seems to work fine but only for a little while - then it just stops responding.

I have no idea why this is happening or how to fix it. I tried the browser reset, which helped for a little bit but then the problems came back. I think having a theme installed makes it worse, but now I can't even get settings to open so I can try turning it off to see if that helps.

Any ideas? Not being able to use the internet on my computer is a pretty big deal. I'd prefer to not switch browsers, but I don't know what other option I've got at the moment.

Thanks!

Asked by eosmialo 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Unable to search the internet with Google

Suddenly I am no longer able to launch any internet searches. Using google (normally) or bing I receive one of two messages, "Deceptive site" warning or "Server not foun… (read more)

Suddenly I am no longer able to launch any internet searches. Using google (normally) or bing I receive one of two messages, "Deceptive site" warning or "Server not found"??????????????????????

Asked by mg13kortum 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Widevine Content Decryption Module will not install

Hi, I had to delete all my profiles and completely reinstall Firefox because Firefox was not changing the color of previous websites to purple no matter what I tried. I t… (read more)

Hi,

I had to delete all my profiles and completely reinstall Firefox because Firefox was not changing the color of previous websites to purple no matter what I tried. I thought I could delete the profiles and create a brand new one to start over fresh.

After reinstalling Firefox (latest version) I have run into a problem where under <about:addons> <Plugins> it shows a yellow box and an error saying "Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will be installed shortly".

This message won't go away and Widevine will not be installed at all. I cannot browse and Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max etc.

I have tried unchecking and checking the <Play DRM-controlled content> under <about:preferences> which does not work.

I have also tried going to this (link)link and manually installing it but the webpage for my OS's .zip file won't load for me.

Asked by justin1018 1 year ago

Answered by justin1018 1 year ago

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Video playback "Video can't be played because the file is corrupt" despite the file being perfectly fine.

So I've noticed how some video files are able to be played back in Firefox. Some are not able to what so ever, for example I've created a text video using this FFPMEG com… (read more)

So I've noticed how some video files are able to be played back in Firefox. Some are not able to what so ever, for example I've created a text video using this FFPMEG command: ffmpeg -f lavfi -i testsrc=duration=10:size=1280x720:rate=30 testsrc.mp4

which created the following file: https://astolfo.nl/i/z2ada.mp4 Both the uploaded version and the local .mp4 are unable to be played back in Firefox. However opening them up in edge chromium both files play back perfectly. Besides Edge I've also confirmed it plays back nicely in MPV.

I've tried Hardware acceleration, but both having it on and off did not change the fact that these files wouldn't want to playback in Firefox. Safe mode also did not effect this issue.

Asked by dapal003 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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glitchy graphics and text

Hi all For a while now I've had a problem in Firefox where images randomly show up with green blocky glitches or yellow lines on them. Also sometimes text does not show c… (read more)

Hi all

For a while now I've had a problem in Firefox where images randomly show up with green blocky glitches or yellow lines on them. Also sometimes text does not show correctly. I've attached a couple of examples. The image is from my Facebook feed (but it can happen on any website it seems) and the text is open tabs - the one on the right is this page.

Any suggestions? I've refreshed the Firefox install, and have only one add-on - an ad blocker. I've tried two different ad-blocking add-ons and the problem persists with both.

Thanks

Asked by hooseyfloot 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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On screen Keyboard not working.

On screen keyboard not working when using Firefox. It will work with MS Edge, but not Firefox. It flashes then disappears quickly when in Firefox. It worked previously… (read more)

On screen keyboard not working when using Firefox. It will work with MS Edge, but not Firefox. It flashes then disappears quickly when in Firefox. It worked previously, but a few months ago it quit working.

Asked by Ron 1 year ago

Answered by alex_mayorga 1 year ago

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streaming problems

hello. I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on … (read more)

hello.

I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on the site a certain error code message will pop up then the same yellow bar at the top says "the widevineCdm plugin has crashed..." i have reloaded the page, sent the report. uninstalled and installed firefox...but the issue continues. This happened roughtly 2 weeks ago and the problem hasnt resolved itself. Safari allows me to stream most sites barr disney plus. Can anyone help. I've tried many of the things google has suggested and it hasnt fixed the problem. I have tried chrome also, there seems to be the same issue. does anyone have suggestions

Asked by eshy_g 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to make scroll bar always visible and functional?

This page https://www.nacocanada.com/cpages/common-docs is broken and has a newsletter sign up overlay that can't be closed. So i hide the element with uBlock origin but… (read more)

This page https://www.nacocanada.com/cpages/common-docs is broken and has a newsletter sign up overlay that can't be closed. So i hide the element with uBlock origin but the underlying page still doesn't scroll. If i make the window taller more content appears, so it is there.

How do I force enable the scroll bar for all websites or at least this one?

Asked by codywohlers 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year 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 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Twitter not loading in Firefox 89.0.1: failedScript=polyfills

I'm finding that Twitter is not loading in my desktop Firefox browser (89.0.1), and I'm getting the error "failedScript=polyfills". I do use an ad blocker, but it's turne… (read more)

I'm finding that Twitter is not loading in my desktop Firefox browser (89.0.1), and I'm getting the error "failedScript=polyfills". I do use an ad blocker, but it's turned off for Twitter, so I'm not sure how that could be the issue. I'm not having the same issue in Safari. Thanks for any help!

Asked by NoBird 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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After downloading and starting Firefox, I get an error message that says "A copy of Firefox is already open. only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time." The thing is I don't have another copy open.

After downloading and starting Firefox, I get an error message that says "A copy of Firefox is already open. only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time." The thing is… (read more)

After downloading and starting Firefox, I get an error message that says "A copy of Firefox is already open. only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time." The thing is I don't have another copy running.

Asked by krich377 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Glitchy/distorted text occasionally displays on websites

Recently (~2 days ago) I would be scrolling down a website and the text would glitch out into black/white/colorful squares. Now it happens randomly and I don't know what … (read more)

Recently (~2 days ago) I would be scrolling down a website and the text would glitch out into black/white/colorful squares. Now it happens randomly and I don't know what causes it. The glitch would follow as I scroll, and I could refresh the page or highlight portions of the text to get rid of the distortion. I have tried quitting out of Firefox, booting it in safe mode, and uninstall-reinstalling it. None of that has helped. Attached are screenshots of the glitch. It seems to be getting more frequent (?)

I did some system scans/diagnostics to check that it wasn't a hardware issue, and there's no problem on microsoft edge or other applications like discord/steam, so it seems to be a Firefox issue.

Asked by swang8868 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Automatically open the Downloads panel

In the new version, the Downloads panel automatically opens whenever I save/download a file. The problem... it STAYS open. How can I turn it off? I already know where and… (read more)

In the new version, the Downloads panel automatically opens whenever I save/download a file.

The problem... it STAYS open.

How can I turn it off? I already know where and how to check on my downloaded files. I do not need to see the downloads panel pop up every time I save a file. And I definitely do not need or want it to stay open, causing yet another need for a mouse click to make it go away.

Asked by tcd2000email 5 months ago

Answered by AliceWyman 5 months ago

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firefox opens off screen

On new laptop with Windows 10, with an external monitor in extended desktop mode, Firefox is opening partially off screen such that the top bar is inaccessible so I canno… (read more)

On new laptop with Windows 10, with an external monitor in extended desktop mode, Firefox is opening partially off screen such that the top bar is inaccessible so I cannot drag it back on screen. If I close it and reopen, it will usually be back on screen. How can I fix this?

Perhaps related: tabs are not reopened and Restore Previous Session does not work.

There are no extensions open.

Thank you for assistance.

Asked by David400 1 year ago

Answered by Colin M 1 year ago

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Firefox completely resets when quit (Preferences, web information, bookmarks, history, etc.)

I use firefox on Mac OS 10.14.6. Every time I quit firefox (Stopping the program, not simply closing all windows) everything is reset to defaults. For all intents and pur… (read more)

I use firefox on Mac OS 10.14.6. Every time I quit firefox (Stopping the program, not simply closing all windows) everything is reset to defaults. For all intents and purposes, it's as though I deleted and re-installed firefox every time I quit out of it. Bookmarks are removed, and any default bookmarks I removed are re-instated. It also opens up the set-up and privacy web pages that it does for the first time when you open it. None of the preference files are locked, it's set to remember history and I'm not permanently in private browsing, it's not even supposed to delete cookies. It's been like this since the moment I installed it; refreshing firefox changes nothing, uninstalling and reinstalling it also changes nothing. The only thing that stays the same is that my computer keeps firefox as my default browser.

Asked by lotknockmc 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago