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Firefox UI Freezes in 107

The entire Firefox UI freezes frequently after updating to 107. The freezes occur while navigating to a page or shortly after (e.g. clicking a link or entering a search t… (read more)

The entire Firefox UI freezes frequently after updating to 107. The freezes occur while navigating to a page or shortly after (e.g. clicking a link or entering a search term into the search bar). The freezes last for about 2 to 10 seconds. During the freeze the entire UI is unresponsive and does not respond to any mouse or keyboard input. However, animations like the page loading spinner where the favicon is on the tab continue to move.

Asked by matthew.ickstadt 4 days ago

Answered by Terry 4 days ago

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Firefox insta-crashing on startup. Hanging on opening in troubleshoot mode, then crashing after 20 seconds.

Good evening. I'm seeking some help with an issue I'm having with Firefox. As stated above, Firefox insta-crashes on startup. Hangs on opening in troubleshoot mode, then … (read more)

Good evening. I'm seeking some help with an issue I'm having with Firefox.

As stated above, Firefox insta-crashes on startup. Hangs on opening in troubleshoot mode, then crashes after another 20 seconds and asks me to submit a report.

I believe this may have to do with the amount of tabs I had open when last using the browser. This morning I opened it up with about 7.8k tabs, and then closed it after adding another hundred. After trying to open the browser again, that's when the issues started. Until that point, the browser had been responsive and stable.

I've tried doing fresh installs of the browser and inserting the old data from the old profile, restoring to yesterday, and even trying without internet connection.

I have a Ryzen 5600X and 32GB of RAM, so I do not believe system resources are an issue.

Attached are some images. If any help could be provided, that'd be much appreciated.

Asked by Jon 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Garbled font issue not solved with other solutions

My browser displays many websites, emails, etc. using a strange garbled font (see attached image for reference). I already checked the preference setting for allowing web… (read more)

My browser displays many websites, emails, etc. using a strange garbled font (see attached image for reference).

I already checked the preference setting for allowing websites to select their own fonts. The issue also persists in Troubleshooting mode. I have also used the "Inspect element" tool when this has occurred, also to no avail. I imagine at this point the only real solution is to delete and reinstall Firefox, but I'd love to hear if someone has another solution! Thanks!

Note that text in bold / italics often shows up just fine. I can also copy-paste any of this text and it displays correctly.

Asked by Mitchell Campbell 21 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

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Nexus website

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when tryi… (read more)

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when trying to login it loops https://www.nexusmods.com and says in the loop-

users.nexusmods.com

Checking if the site connection is secure users.nexusmods.com needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding.

even tried in private browsing, cannot use any other web browser. Please help thanks.

Asked by Mangekyo Sharringan 6 days ago

Answered by Terry 3 days ago

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error mes… (read more)

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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firefox keeps crashing on start

Firefox keeps crashing on start. I tried: 1. firefox -profilemanager 2. firefox --safe-mode 3. start from newly created user 4. reboot computer 5. trying other desktop e… (read more)

Firefox keeps crashing on start. I tried: 1. firefox -profilemanager 2. firefox --safe-mode 3. start from newly created user 4. reboot computer 5. trying other desktop environment (kde, xfce)

$ firefox [GFX1-]: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialise VAAPI connection. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 12256 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

Here is crash report: AdapterDeviceID: 0x1b81 AdapterDriverVendor: nvidia/unknown AdapterDriverVersion: 520.61.5.0 AdapterVendorID: 0x10de AvailablePageFile: 17494933504 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 26002341888 AvailableSwapMemory: 11995705344 AvailableVirtualMemory: 29669888000 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20221110173214 CrashTime: 1669989086 DesktopEnvironment: kde GraphicsCriticalError: |[0][GFX1-]: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialise VAAPI connection. (t=0.396726) HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1669481249 IsWayland: 0 Notes: Debian GNU/Linux bookworm/sidFP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 1 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 284 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1669989085 SubmittedFrom: Client Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 45604323328 TotalPhysicalMemory: 33608617984 UptimeTS: .46475384 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 107.0

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by paul 4 days ago

Answered by paul 4 days ago

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

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When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 5 days ago

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Firefox won't close properly

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the pro… (read more)

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the problem. I have to manually end the process just to close Firefox, and it is quite annoying.

I just checked, my Firefox is up to date. Yesterday I deleted and re-installed Firefox, but it's still doing the same thing.

This is kind of driving me nuts to be honest. I have Chrome, Opera, and Edge also installed on my computer so I'm ready to jetisson Firefox but thought I'd see what the community has to say first.

Asked by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 1 week ago

Answered by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 5 days ago

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Cause of crash

Hello, please could you check, what might be causing crashes at start (even in safe mode). I have sent several reports: bp-3e1519f4-eb5f-4765-a3a3-461680221130.txt bp-b1a… (read more)

Hello, please could you check, what might be causing crashes at start (even in safe mode). I have sent several reports:

bp-3e1519f4-eb5f-4765-a3a3-461680221130.txt bp-b1ae42df-becb-495c-ab80-6c7700221130.txt bp-78b65c3e-594c-4559-9b3c-26ec60221130.txt bp-b734e6bc-80fb-4625-b745-b87970221130.txt bp-713358a8-a061-471d-8068-5a17d0221130.txt bp-bd826e9f-ec1b-4be5-b172-d0f590221130.txt bp-8b28f73f-82ee-41b4-92d0-85ab10221130.txt bp-6e7b6a49-c06b-4697-8d28-04f000221130.txt bp-485583da-9e1d-4afb-9158-7ef670221130.txt bp-f79bc6d3-bfa5-4466-a917-a1a6f0221130.txt bp-7e487525-cccb-4334-836c-617440221130.txt bp-4e6843b6-46a3-4d76-aee0-8a9f50221130.txt bp-14238cdd-97b8-4a88-8f16-180bc0221130.txt bp-082df4ff-e723-4e92-a886-539320221130.txt bp-a3ae7311-d82c-4517-9d8c-c0d190221130.txt bp-fb36e38d-b349-4ca7-b51b-c71fa0221130.txt bp-e1ba115b-b204-4d88-a664-3cbc20221130.txt bp-3b512ba0-3d36-4280-a2f5-9b87b0221130.txt bp-da26c265-f3e7-4a8c-982f-7bf370221130.txt

Asked by jan.prachar 1 week ago

Answered by jan.prachar 1 week ago

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XULRunner Error: Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!

I recently installed new pc with fresh Firefox Developer Edition. Then I transfered the profile folder from old pc to the new pc. All bookmarks, addons, etc is there. Jus… (read more)

I recently installed new pc with fresh Firefox Developer Edition. Then I transfered the profile folder from old pc to the new pc. All bookmarks, addons, etc is there. Just the XULRunner popup appears only on the new pc. I uninstalled firefox on the new pc again and reinstalled it with profile cleaning. After profile cleaning firefox got faster and addons got removed. But the XULRunner popup keeps appearing. When I go to taskscheduler and trigger the "Firefox Developer Edition Background Update CA9422711AE1A81C" again, the XULRunner popup appears. Removing this taskscheduler and Firefox keeps readding it and the XULRunner popup are back. Any idea how I can get rid of the XULRunner popup?

Asked by simonbergi9 1 week ago

Answered by simonbergi9 1 week ago

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Firefox Color Management/Profile Not Being Used

In FF 107.0 (64-bit) on Windows 11, I'm finding that FF is suddenly not honoring my color profile, so everything looks over-saturated. I've tried using gfx.color_manageme… (read more)

In FF 107.0 (64-bit) on Windows 11, I'm finding that FF is suddenly not honoring my color profile, so everything looks over-saturated. I've tried using gfx.color_management.mode 1 (my typical setting) and 2 (the default), and neither seems to fix the issue. The same issue exists in a fresh profile. I'd roll back to test an earlier version of FF, but it seems that's no longer easily possible. Edge is displaying colors properly.

Any ideas or known bugs?

Asked by nrbelex 2 weeks ago

Answered by nrbelex 1 week ago

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Crashing on first start up.

When I first launch Firefox I see it open briefly (a couple of seconds) and then it immediately closes/crashes. When I launch it again it works fine? This has been happen… (read more)

When I first launch Firefox I see it open briefly (a couple of seconds) and then it immediately closes/crashes. When I launch it again it works fine? This has been happening for a few days, maybe since update Version 107.0 64-bit.

Asked by Tricia_TD 2 weeks ago

Answered by Tricia_TD 1 week ago

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FireFox latest ver, download window resize to smaller fail - now 1/4-ish screen

FireFox: 107.0 (64 bit) Mozilla FireFox for Linux Mint OS: Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon Issue: On this FireFox latest version, the download window cannot be resized to smaller … (read more)

FireFox: 107.0 (64 bit) Mozilla FireFox for Linux Mint OS: Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon

Issue: On this FireFox latest version, the download window cannot be resized to smaller than (roughly) 1/4 of entire screen. (screen-shot attached.)

Attempted: Mouse left-click grab of all corners & sides to drag window smaller - failed!

Note: Download window can be resized *bigger*, showing this window has now been coded with a very large minimum size that is almost 1/4 of full screen

- this was not the case in previous versions.

Micro-annoyances add up, people switch to Chrome (sorry to use the "C" word!)

Asked by batcomputer 2 weeks ago

Answered by batcomputer 2 weeks ago

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Missing Window and tabs, not in history

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have… (read more)

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have not restarted Firefox, let alone my computer since the last time the window was seen (about half an hour ago). It's not in my Alt+Tab tray hiding. I don't even remember closing the tab--though it's possible my keyboard double pressed when I was closing another window. (It's old and has a tendency to double hit keys). But now I have lost a window with at least 20 tabs open--mostly things i had yet to deal with and don't remember the URL to get back to it.

What use is my history and ability to reopen accidentally closed windows if everything just disappears from it within half an hour after the window could've been closed?

I would prefer to keep most of my browsing on Firefox, but I can't constitute that if I'm going to lose months worth of saved tabs randomly.

Asked by tibursio 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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"Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii")

I have started receiving "Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii") when opening some pages in FireFox tabs. Some are normally wokring, ot… (read more)

I have started receiving "Gah. Your tab just crashed?!!" (in polish "Och — ta karta uległa awarii") when opening some pages in FireFox tabs. Some are normally wokring, others are throwing this kind of message. I wasn't even able to post this mesage from FF but other support.mozilla.org pages are working fine. Tried Troubleshoot mode, same issues.

Below are my Crash Report IDs

bp-d2e8b395-e76f-4f17-a6ce-f74530221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-94f286d3-58ac-462d-9f7d-c62db0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-a6cd1461-5da3-4ada-82a7-f1f720221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-f09520a5-d22b-4e77-9aaa-4450a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-e52ff76f-49da-478a-85c3-188490221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-af0438b5-2dc8-4f9f-9d44-27fc80221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-ccb6f322-08c0-4988-94f2-bbe2a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-607ddccf-48a7-4b99-8e60-7a0da0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-8848042f-78ef-447a-8443-3f1ee0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4265b4bd-0886-4cc1-ae99-96ed20221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-377c8550-bc41-4f92-8dbd-f1aa00221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4993fe49-f020-47ee-9216-4e1190221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-7af51c18-16c9-42e9-8913-5e0b80221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4e3db8aa-0dcb-4198-8935-029930221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-4252c2fc-217e-4cd0-8efc-cbe6a0221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-3acf0b04-734e-4395-99eb-ed2460221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-76cc428d-b6b5-4da8-b25e-0a4620221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl bp-683c5bb7-1251-49d4-8c3a-ec0420221123 23.11.2022, 20:28 Wyświetl

Asked by zakrzak 1 week ago

Answered by zakrzak 1 week ago

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Why does my Firefox periodically crash?

bp-36b73c31-e676-4a79-90c4-7a5f90221123 bp-cc1a14ca-485c-4f06-863e-f70d50221123 bp-d22b727d-9439-46b5-b9f6-b23190221123 bp-c53f0fa5-e419-4743-982c-cba090221123 bp-9a96a3e… (read more)

bp-36b73c31-e676-4a79-90c4-7a5f90221123 bp-cc1a14ca-485c-4f06-863e-f70d50221123 bp-d22b727d-9439-46b5-b9f6-b23190221123 bp-c53f0fa5-e419-4743-982c-cba090221123 bp-9a96a3ed-88eb-4f54-a38a-a56440221123

The browser (version 107) regularly crashes and then never launches. After entering failure mode, I disabled all the extensions, but it still wouldn't start. Later, I disabled the hardware acceleration, and I can start the browser, and the extensions work. But then, it still crashes occasionally and periodically. I tried to change to version 100 and also have a similar problem. Resetting Profiles would start, but it would still crash after a while. It crashes for me too.

Asked by 没牙的小朋友 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Sound not working

Hi, It would be of great help to me if you could give me an advice how to fix my Firefox browser in order to be able to use it with sound. It used to work untill a few m… (read more)

Hi, It would be of great help to me if you could give me an advice how to fix my Firefox browser in order to be able to use it with sound. It used to work untill a few months ago, but once, with no reason, just stopped playing sounds , no matter if I accessed a news channel, Youtube or other site that uses sounds.. for this purpose I am forced to use Chrome or Microsoft Edge, but I like more Firefox. I mention that I have an i7 laptop with a Windows 10 OS. Thank you.

Asked by calinrednic 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

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My Firefox brower is crashing alot recently.

Hello, My Firefox browser is crashing a lot after the recent updates. Not really sure what is causing the crashes but anytime I open any websites or try to do some work … (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox browser is crashing a lot after the recent updates. Not really sure what is causing the crashes but anytime I open any websites or try to do some work on the browser is resulting into unexpected crash. I have submitted several crash reports, but haven't had any solutions to the problem.

here the is one crash report: bp-921f5f10-a9ed-48d3-a1b4-f85680221122, bp-0abebf94-c5df-4a41-b9e3-9af8f0221122.

Can you please help us troubleshoot the issue and provide us with a solution if any?

Thanks Nishil

Asked by Nishil Vachhani 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago