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Firefox hangs randomly

Tried uninstall, update, troubleshoot mode, restart, clear cache, malware detect, task mgr, etc. Windows 10 software, drivers, firewall, hardware, memory, etc are ok. Fir… (read more)

Tried uninstall, update, troubleshoot mode, restart, clear cache, malware detect, task mgr, etc. Windows 10 software, drivers, firewall, hardware, memory, etc are ok.

Firefox hangs, no rhyme or reason, random pages, every hour or so.

Am I the only one having issue?

Asked by infodog 2 days ago

Last reply by infodog 19 hours ago

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop.

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop. I'm not sure if the problem is the program itself or windows or my laptop, but chrome seems to be work… (read more)

Firefox not responding when I open the mobile hotspot on my laptop. I'm not sure if the problem is the program itself or windows or my laptop, but chrome seems to be working fine when I open hotspot, so I thought Firefox has something to do about it?

For more context, I don't have wifi connection in my new apartment, but I do have ethernet cable connection. That's why when I do need wifi for my phone I just open the mobile hotspot in my laptop. When I do, Firefox suddenly crashes/not responding and I have to close it. Same thing happens with discord, but I only lose connection, it doesn't crash. Sure I can use chrome, but all my bookmarks are all in firefox.

This only happened recently, June 2022. I didn't have any problem the month before, I was able to use hotspot while using Firefox at the same time.

Anyone have any idea whats the problem and/or how to fix? Thanks.

Asked by blob 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

With version 102.0, my homepage will not launch

I have been checking all the help threads and I never did see an answer that works. I set my homepage to be msn.com and now it won't come up at all. I've cleared cached, … (read more)

I have been checking all the help threads and I never did see an answer that works. I set my homepage to be msn.com and now it won't come up at all. I've cleared cached, history and everything else. I've done malware searches via various programs, including Malwarebytes and nothing comes up. I tried reloading the page as my home page using the suggestion of dragging it to the home icon as well as setting it in 'settings'. I even reloaded the firefox program. I looked at about:config as suggested. I couldn't figure out where to right-click to reset it as suggested, however I did do screen shot of the current settings and nothing stands out to me. I don't seem to be having this home page problem and, as mentioned, I haven't seen an effective fix for the problem except to use Chrome as an alternative.

Do you have a fix that I missed?

Asked by HJ 12 minutes ago

Trouble connecting with Yahoo sites using Firefox browser.

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into m… (read more)

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into my Microsoft Edge address bar and the Yahoo site pops up immediately. What can I do to consistently access Yahoo sites on my Firefox browser?

Asked by hardieg 3 hours ago

Redirect Issue in firefox browser

I have been using firefox on ubuntu 22 for more than a month and everything was working fine untill 4 days earlier when i first got error relating to security certificate… (read more)

I have been using firefox on ubuntu 22 for more than a month and everything was working fine untill 4 days earlier when i first got error relating to security certificate issue and data hijacking. But i have been using same sites earlier too without any issue. Also those sites are just articles on site without any personal information. From last 2 days i am also getting redirecting issues. First site to redirect to during google search is bestbonusprize.life then if i disable adblocker it just keep redirecting. I don't have any issue accessing same site in google chrome. I just have firefox installed till 4 days earlier, but when i start getting issues i installed chrome to test if i am getting same issue but all work good in chrome. One of the main change from earlier is i was in different location using different wifi provider. It could be one of the issue but i am not sure as other people using same wifi don't have much issues. Plus things work fine in chrome. I tried using anti-malware but malwarebyte is only available for window and i don't know any thing about anti-virus and malware removal for ubuntu as never needed it. Please guide me for securing my firefox browser. Regards.

Asked by traptit1 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 hour ago

igHome and Google Calendar

I am using the latest Firefox version 102.0 and I have igHome set as my home page. Yesterday the Google Calendar Gadget would no longer display the calendar but would dis… (read more)

I am using the latest Firefox version 102.0 and I have igHome set as my home page. Yesterday the Google Calendar Gadget would no longer display the calendar but would display this message:

Firefox Can’t Open This Page To protect your security, accountsgooglecom will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.

If I click on the “Open Site in New Window” button it does open the calendar. (See attached screenshot.) I have tried login out and back into igHome and my Google account but it doesn’t fix the issue. This is happening on both my laptop and desktop computers running Windows 10 Home. All Windows updates are up to date. I opened Firefox in Troubleshooting Mode and the calendar still does not show. When I use the Google Chrome browser with the same igHome home page the Calendar works fine. Is this something Firefox can fix, or do I need to contact Google?

Asked by jterps52 4 hours ago

Firefow slows down and becomes inoperable

Firefox seems to slow down and then stops responding. I have looked at it and it seems to load up to 25 instances, even when only 4 tabs are open. When it fails the only … (read more)

Firefox seems to slow down and then stops responding. I have looked at it and it seems to load up to 25 instances, even when only 4 tabs are open. When it fails the only option is to stop it operating and start over. This problem seems to getting worse with newer updates.

Asked by DerickB52 5 hours ago

documents opened online have all colors changed to violet

When I open a pdf document from a website online, all colours turn violet. The original colour is just shown on the miniature view on the left side. Every time I open the… (read more)

When I open a pdf document from a website online, all colours turn violet. The original colour is just shown on the miniature view on the left side. Every time I open the browser again, there different pages shown with the original colour, but when I click on them they stay violet. When I download the document, it has the correct colour.

I have tried to change the colour setting for designs with high contrast, but there is no difference.

Asked by elias.hirmke 6 hours ago

Websites not opening for few minutes as I start browser.

As I start my browsers in Windows I am unable to open any website for like 1 min even if you type some address it keeps loading and after 2-3 min it loads website. This i… (read more)

As I start my browsers in Windows I am unable to open any website for like 1 min even if you type some address it keeps loading and after 2-3 min it loads website. This is happening with start homepage as well.

Version: 102.0 (64-bit)

Asked by Pradyuman 7 hours ago

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Firefox has become very slow lately.

Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites ar… (read more)

Firefox has become very slow for some two weeks om my desktop with Linux Xubuntu 18.04. Some sites can be approached without problems except for the speed, other sites are opened after some time, but freeze so that scrolling and clicking on links won't work. I tried to find an answer in the Settings......

Asked by edschijf 1 day ago

Answered by edschijf 6 hours ago

Firefox Developer Edition wont open Discord hyperlinks

Discord hyperlinks will no longer open when Firefox Developer Edition is selected as my default browser. They open fine in both Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome… (read more)

Discord hyperlinks will no longer open when Firefox Developer Edition is selected as my default browser. They open fine in both Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome when selected as Windows 11's default browser. When selecting my default browser it would show 2 instances of Firefox Dev but after uninstalling then reinstalling it there is only one instance in the default app list. I'm not really sure where to go from here. Maybe this is an issue with the latest version of Dev Edition or is this an issue with my Windows?

Thanks

Asked by yohaun 1 day ago

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides… (read more)

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides switching to a new browser permenantly? Windows 10Pro 64

Asked by leensaginaw2011 1 day ago

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"This file contains a virus or malware." download popup won't go away

Firefox version: 102.0 (64-bit) System: Windows 10 21H2 I recently downloaded a file that may have had some sort of virus or malware. The file came up negative in Windows… (read more)

Firefox version: 102.0 (64-bit) System: Windows 10 21H2

I recently downloaded a file that may have had some sort of virus or malware. The file came up negative in Windows Defender and Malwarebytes but I deleted it anyways; however, I still get a download popup every time I open Firefox telling me that "This file contains a virus or malware." I've cleared the download library and browser history (cookies, cache, etc.) but I still get the popup from the Firefox.

Is there any known fix for this? Thanks!

Asked by Pat H 1 day ago

Answered by Pat H 1 day ago

my computer keeps freezing when using firefox

my desktop computer keeps freezing. after shuting firefox and reopening it, it comes up with 'an old version of firefox is running in the background. firefox needs to clo… (read more)

my desktop computer keeps freezing. after shuting firefox and reopening it, it comes up with 'an old version of firefox is running in the background. firefox needs to close this to continue'. How do I delete an old version please I am running windows 7, 64 bit pro

Asked by arwoodward 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

SVG <g> tag is not working

In Chrome Browser, svg <g> tag is working well, but when I looking to Firefox It doesn't work. What should I do? Code like this.. ``` <g filter="url(#b)"> … (read more)

In Chrome Browser, svg <g> tag is working well, but when I looking to Firefox It doesn't work.

What should I do?

Code like this.. ```

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             clip-rule="evenodd"/>
       <path fill="url(#c)" fill-opacity=".2" fill-rule="evenodd"
             d="M64.968 37.043c1.283-.232 3.18-.502 5.076-.502 1.897 0 3.794.27 5.076.502 1.01.183 1.834.88 2.251 1.817l3.004 6.758a1 1 0 0 0 .413.46l4.132 2.385a1 1 0 0 0 .605.128l7.355-.778c1.02-.108 2.035.259 2.699 1.041.842.995 2.024 2.503 2.973 4.145.948 1.643 1.663 3.42 2.103 4.647.346.966.156 2.028-.448 2.858l-3.99 5.485a1 1 0 0 0-.192.588v5.763a1 1 0 0 0 .191.588l3.989 5.483c.604.83.794 1.892.448 2.858-.44 1.227-1.154 3.004-2.103 4.647-.948 1.642-2.13 3.15-2.973 4.145-.663.782-1.678 1.149-2.699 1.04l-6.133-.648a1 1 0 0 0-.605.128l-5.85 3.378a1 1 0 0 0-.414.46l-2.505 5.636c-.416.938-1.241 1.634-2.25 1.817-1.283.232-3.18.502-5.077.502-1.896 0-3.793-.27-5.076-.502-1.01-.183-1.834-.879-2.25-1.817l-2.506-5.636a1 1 0 0 0-.414-.46l-5.85-3.377a1 1 0 0 0-.604-.129l-6.134.649c-1.02.108-2.035-.258-2.699-1.041-.842-.995-2.024-2.503-2.973-4.145-.948-1.643-1.663-3.42-2.102-4.647-.347-.966-.156-2.028.447-2.858l3.99-5.483a1 1 0 0 0 .19-.588v-5.763a1 1 0 0 0-.19-.588l-3.991-5.485c-.604-.83-.794-1.892-.448-2.858.44-1.227 1.154-3.004 2.103-4.647.948-1.642 2.13-3.15 2.973-4.145.663-.782 1.678-1.149 2.699-1.04l7.354.777a1 1 0 0 0 .605-.128l4.132-2.386a1 1 0 0 0 .414-.46l3.003-6.757c.417-.938 1.242-1.634 2.251-1.817Zm5.075 46.165c7.364 0 13.333-5.97 13.333-13.334s-5.969-13.333-13.333-13.333S56.71 62.51 56.71 69.874c0 7.364 5.97 13.334 13.333 13.334Z"
             clip-rule="evenodd"/>
       <path stroke="url(#d)" stroke-opacity=".1" stroke-width=".2"
             d="M64.986 37.142c1.28-.232 3.17-.501 5.058-.501 1.889 0 3.779.269 5.059.5.974.177 1.772.85 2.177 1.76l3.003 6.757a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .455.506l4.132 2.386a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .666.14l7.355-.777c.99-.105 1.971.25 2.611 1.006.841.992 2.019 2.495 2.963 4.13.944 1.636 1.657 3.407 2.096 4.631.334.932.151 1.96-.435 2.765l-3.99 5.485a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.211.647v5.763c0 .233.074.46.21.647l3.989 5.483c.586.805.769 1.833.435 2.765-.439 1.224-1.151 2.996-2.095 4.63-.945 1.636-2.122 3.139-2.963 4.131-.64.755-1.622 1.111-2.612 1.006l-6.133-.648a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.666.14l-5.85 3.378a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.455.506l-2.505 5.637c-.405.91-1.203 1.582-2.177 1.758-1.28.232-3.17.501-5.059.501-1.888 0-3.778-.269-5.058-.501-.974-.176-1.773-.848-2.177-1.758l-2.505-5.637a1.101 1.101 0 0 0-.456-.506l-5.85-3.377a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.665-.141l-6.133.648c-.99.105-1.972-.25-2.612-1.006-.841-.992-2.019-2.495-2.963-4.13-.944-1.635-1.657-3.407-2.095-4.631-.334-.932-.152-1.96.434-2.765l3.989-5.483a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .21-.647v-5.763a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.21-.647l-3.99-5.485c-.586-.805-.77-1.833-.435-2.765.439-1.224 1.151-2.995 2.095-4.63.945-1.636 2.122-3.139 2.963-4.13.64-.756 1.622-1.112 2.612-1.007l7.355.778a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .665-.142l4.132-2.385a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .455-.506L62.81 38.9c.404-.91 1.203-1.582 2.177-1.758Zm5.057 46.166c7.42 0 13.433-6.015 13.433-13.434s-6.014-13.433-13.433-13.433S56.61 62.455 56.61 69.874c0 7.42 6.014 13.434 13.433 13.434Z"/>
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Asked by borapark13 1 day ago

Last reply by borapark13 1 day ago

Intranet web site self signed certificate does not permanent stored to exceptions

I have some websites in the internal network with self signed certificate which I have registered in the exceptions. But every time I visit them he asks me to put them ba… (read more)

I have some websites in the internal network with self signed certificate which I have registered in the exceptions. But every time I visit them he asks me to put them back in the exceptions. Is there a way to fix this problem?

Asked by administrator25 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Add on Phantom Wallet - unknown error - no login

Hi, the add on of phantom wallet for my firefox was working perfect for 2 month. for some days i can not login anymore. password is for sure the right one. i get "unknow… (read more)

Hi,

the add on of phantom wallet for my firefox was working perfect for 2 month. for some days i can not login anymore. password is for sure the right one. i get "unknown error" as seen in the picture i added. I wrote to the phantom wallet support and they ask me to run a command in the developer mode.

is this safe to run the command and send a screenshot of the results to phantom wallet support?

thats what the phantom wallet support want me to run:

Hi again,

Please ignore the steps mentioned in my previous email, it can be quite confusing. I have outlined the exact steps in detail below:

Step 1: On the address bar, visit: about:debugging#/runtime/this-firefox You will see a page as displayed below.

Step 2: Copy the Internal UUID.

Step 3: Vist: moz-extension://<Internal UUID>/popup.html You will see a page as displayed below

Step 4: Open the Web Developer Tools (Command + Option + I)

Step 5: Enter the password and click on "Unlock"

Step 6: Copy everything you see on the Console logs and paste it here or screenshot them to us.

Important: Do not try reinstalling the wallet.

Regards

Asked by ma1380 1 day ago

Firefox continually updating

Within the last couple of days, everytime I use Firefox it asks to update itself. I have to allow it but there must be a minor glitch. I am using 101.0.1 on 64 bit Window… (read more)

Within the last couple of days, everytime I use Firefox it asks to update itself. I have to allow it but there must be a minor glitch. I am using 101.0.1 on 64 bit Windows 10. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by Pete8 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 1 day ago