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Weird Screen font appearance problem

This is a weird one. I would appreciate help. Please read carefully before responding....I am not a newb Connected my new XPS laptop for the first time to my monitor. E… (read more)

This is a weird one. I would appreciate help. Please read carefully before responding....I am not a newb

Connected my new XPS laptop for the first time to my monitor. Everything looks fine (Windows 10, Chrome, other programs) EXCEPT for Firefox. In Firefox, all the text looks grainy, obviously not right. I disabled all my extensions, REFRESHED/RESET the browser, with no improvement.

But when I opened Firefox's troubleshooting mode, the browser immediately improved, became crystal clear. Also, when I took a screenshot to post here, the screenshot of the text appeared crystal clear as well. So it's definitely not the monitor.

Again, I've refreshed Firefox, and turned off all my extensions. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Still seeing grainy text. Troubleshoot mode says it turns off "extensions, themes, and custom settings" --what else does it turn off?

Any suggestions welcome.

Thanks, s.

Asked by SLG 7 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 hours ago

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Bordered window showing mostly on mouse over on mostly sites

I have attached screenshot for your reference sometimes black border sometimes white create problem. Kindly assist me to resolve this issue. Thanks & Regards, Kamal … (read more)

I have attached screenshot for your reference sometimes black border sometimes white create problem.

Kindly assist me to resolve this issue.

Thanks & Regards, Kamal

Asked by Kamal Oberoi 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

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Firefox stuck in a corrupted state, opens but nothing else works

For a couple of days I cannot get Firefox to run normally again. It is stuck in a weird looking state as showed in the screencap attached. It opens and I can click on som… (read more)

For a couple of days I cannot get Firefox to run normally again. It is stuck in a weird looking state as showed in the screencap attached. It opens and I can click on some buttons from the interface but I cannot close it or enter settings, cannot browse or anything, it opens but its functionality is completely broken... I suspect this is following a recent windows update but I'm not sure...

Tried starting it in safe mode and refreshing the browser but it did not work. about:config does not work. I can type in the address bar but when I hit enter nothing happens.

Any suggestions of how could this be fixed without reinstalling it?

Thanks.

Asked by contact490 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Issues viewing local .DOCX

I got an email with a .docx attachment, and when clicked attachment I can view in FF. Downloaded, and clicking file and open in FF ends in endless loop asking to open, if… (read more)

I got an email with a .docx attachment, and when clicked attachment I can view in FF.

Downloaded, and clicking file and open in FF ends in endless loop asking to open, if FF selected. Seems like mime type not being detected and processed from FF directly but does from webmail.

Same action with a PDF, image files works great.

Asked by mikwei 1 day ago

Answered by mikwei 23 hours ago

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Continual scrolling

Firefox is acting as if it is receiving the "scroll up' signal from the mouse wheel continually - even when the mouse is turned off, and not inside actual web pages. I ca… (read more)

Firefox is acting as if it is receiving the "scroll up' signal from the mouse wheel continually - even when the mouse is turned off, and not inside actual web pages. I can scroll up and down inside the page normally. However, if I mouse over the tabs, they continually scroll: if I hold down ctrl, it zooms without any other input: I can't use my search bar, because it acts like I'm scrolling and closes the 'do your search' bit. I have run Firefox in troubleshooting mode, same result. I have refreshed Firefox, no change. I have verified the mouse drivers. I've poked at the options. I am out of ideas! Windows 7, version 88.01 (64bit)

Asked by khandoug 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox not loading some internet pages

Firefox is having trouble loading certain pages, including with Facebook messenger but also a bunch of other sites. It'll just stop loading despite that the address is st… (read more)

Firefox is having trouble loading certain pages, including with Facebook messenger but also a bunch of other sites. It'll just stop loading despite that the address is still in the toolbar and the screen is still white. If I refresh a few times, maybe go to a different part of the same website and navigate from there, I do always manage to get there, but not sure what the problem is. This problem is new this week, and I think came from either switching internet providers earlier this week or trying out "Hopin" the next day, a video conferencing platform that my computer/internet totally couldn't handle. (I didn't notice the problems before trying Hopin but perhaps I didn't notice that first day.)

I have cleared my cache and cookies, and have also tried (following the advice of another answer on the same issue) renaming the Firefox program folder and installing Firefox again. I'm on Windows 10, 64-bit HP laptop. My extensions are uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger, Malwarebytes, Honey, Facebook Container, and Colour -- but all of these I had long before this issue started.

Asked by FrancesKoz 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Sites look corrupted in Firefox

Something strange happening with my Firefox for a few months, you can see the screens below. Letters disappear (but visible under selection or Ctrl+A), images are broken … (read more)

Something strange happening with my Firefox for a few months, you can see the screens below. Letters disappear (but visible under selection or Ctrl+A), images are broken (but totally fine after being saved on PC), and all these acid green and pink parts make internet surfing a challenge. Refreshing pages doesn't help.

I tried deleting and reinstalling Firefox anew, without all plugins and stuff but the problem still was there. Cleaned the system with CCleaner, checked with ESET Internet Security. Google Chrome, Windows file explorer and all other programs are totally fine.

Please help!

Asked by tarkoanumori 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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My website does not load properly on Mozilla Browser.

Hey, I have a custom build website, I do make changes consistently, But these changes aren't showing properly on firefox immediately. But on other browsers, these changes… (read more)

Hey, I have a custom build website, I do make changes consistently, But these changes aren't showing properly on firefox immediately. But on other browsers, these changes are shown immediately. Also the website few sections does not load well on this browser. I want to the website to load properly on every browser, as Mozilla has a good number of users too. here is my Yourdetail website link so if you can check if there is a problem there. Or is there any problem at my end

Asked by ehsanch80 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Unable to watch live YouTube videos

Ever since installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (& latter upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS), I am unable to watch YT live videos! Below are the screenshots of the issue & a… (read more)

Ever since installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (& latter upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS), I am unable to watch YT live videos! Below are the screenshots of the issue & a test page report.

Asked by contact.rishikmr 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 days 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 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Preview takes FOREVER to Load and Print - WHY?

Ever since you last changed Preview, it takes FOREVER for the darn page to load (be seen in Preview) and then FOREVER more to print. Half the time my doc doesn't even sho… (read more)

Ever since you last changed Preview, it takes FOREVER for the darn page to load (be seen in Preview) and then FOREVER more to print. Half the time my doc doesn't even show up the first time Preview loads and I have to repeat it. The only work-around I've found is to open my doc in Safari and then print - which is insane. What's wrong with Firefox??

Asked by John Gordon 1 week ago

Answered by John Gordon 6 days ago

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Firefox no longer displays chess.com pages properly

Over the last 8 weeks or so, I have problems with Firefox displaying chess.com website. The problem is chess.com home page loads but the live play with 3D chess board pag… (read more)

Over the last 8 weeks or so, I have problems with Firefox displaying chess.com website. The problem is chess.com home page loads but the live play with 3D chess board page no longer displays the board fully (top edge cut off) & some other chess.com pages fail to load properly or fully (articles pages and opening analysis pages). I have cleared my browser history & tried reinstalling Firefox (& tried resetting my router) but with no effect. If I use an alternative browser chess.com site works fine & as a long time Firefox user I would prefer to continue with Firefox, but this issue means I will now access chess.com on an alternate browser! Any help gratefully received to help fix this, thanks, I look forward to a positive reply!

Asked by rpdickinson.me 1 week ago

Answered by Naheed 1 week ago

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Using touch monitor causes full screen YouTube to go gray and unresponsive

If I use my touch monitor when a video player is full screen, the full screen Firefox window turns grey and becomes unresponsive to mouse and touch input. I can exit full… (read more)

If I use my touch monitor when a video player is full screen, the full screen Firefox window turns grey and becomes unresponsive to mouse and touch input. I can exit full screen with Esc or F but the problem persists in full screen mode until I restart Firefox. Picture attached is my monitor when Firefox is in full screen mode.

Asked by jaakko.pohjalainen 5 months ago

Answered by jaakko.pohjalainen 1 week ago

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Session and session backups corrupted

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session. When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.bakl… (read more)

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session.

When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.baklz4 or recovery.jsonlz4 both of them does not work. When clicking on restore previous session, firefox rezzes a few seconds, and then the restore session tab stays blank.

I tried: https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html but the website does not succesfully recovers my firefox session and the tab just crashes, I did manage to convert it to a JSON file.

I did some work on the JSON file myself, through regex and jq tool. I extracted the urls from it. I scrapped my json to make it lighter (I think the problem is from the size of my session), I scrapped the "image", "scp", json objects, trimming the size of the file, it's size was divided by almost 20.

Is there a way to recreate a sane jsonzl4 file? I have the data.

What seems weird is that backups from a few weeks is only around 20MB and by adding a few tabs, it went from 20MB to 80-90MB it's freaking huge.

Is there a way to fix this? recreate a json file and then encrypt it to jsonzl4? What can I scrape safely from my session?

I have been trying to fix this for hours, please help!

Asked by Itsuki 1 week ago

Answered by Itsuki 1 week ago

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sometimes no HD on Amazon Prime movies

I get a message that HD is not available from Amazon Prime on some movies. Using Chrome or Edge I do not have that problem with the same movies. My equipment and HDMI c… (read more)

I get a message that HD is not available from Amazon Prime on some movies. Using Chrome or Edge I do not have that problem with the same movies. My equipment and HDMI cable is capable and I can play HD on other movies from Amazon Prime in HD on Firefox but not all movies. My internet speed is over 100mg.

Asked by r2perrin 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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WidevineCdm crash

Hi I recently updated to 78.10.0 vers and now when I try to play Netflix I get the WidevineCdm crash message and Netflix won't play I have refreshed Firefox and restarted… (read more)

Hi

I recently updated to 78.10.0 vers and now when I try to play Netflix I get the WidevineCdm crash message and Netflix won't play

I have refreshed Firefox and restarted my Mac several times and disabled the Adobe Shockwave player.

Nothing works.

Can you please help me?

Asked by stefan.bagg 2 weeks ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 weeks ago