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Download speed in Firefox is very slow

All things I try to download on Firefox are extremely slow compared to other apps like Steam, torrents and other apps. I get 90mb/s on the download speed checks, but when… (read more)

All things I try to download on Firefox are extremely slow compared to other apps like Steam, torrents and other apps. I get 90mb/s on the download speed checks, but when I try to download something on Firefox, it downloads at like, 120 KB/s.

Asked by pedro.santos.valim 2 months ago

Answered by pedro.santos.valim 2 months ago

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Crash Reporter not working anymore

Recent versions of Firefox have started crashing more and more often for me. As of version 80.0, it happens around 1–2 times a day on average, usually when the session ha… (read more)

Recent versions of Firefox have started crashing more and more often for me. As of version 80.0, it happens around 1–2 times a day on average, usually when the session has been running for a while. In the middle of work, Firefox window(s) will just disappear and the process is no longer running. This will happen both on my Windows 10 and my Windows 7 system.

I recently realised that I hadn't been seeing the Mozilla Crash Reporter window in a long time, on either system. I just assumed my crash reports were being sent in order to help fix these bugs, but today I decided to check, and saw that crash reports are not even generated anymore. When I oben about:crashes, I see that the last crash report is from May. I'm sure I've had Firefox crash many dozens of times since then, but the crash reporting facility seems to no longer work.

I tried running Firefox in Safe Mode as well. The result is the same: it will crash usually after a few hours of work, without any error, no crash reporter window, and no crash report showing up in about:crashes afterwards.

What could have broken my Crash Reporter functionality (and on both of my systems, too)? And how can I get it back to generating and submitting these reports?

Asked by daniel139 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Can't play Live Stream Videos on Firefox

Ever since i re-installed my windows, Firefox just won't play live streams. Neither Youtube or Twitch works. I have tried everything i have seen on internet, nothing work… (read more)

Ever since i re-installed my windows, Firefox just won't play live streams. Neither Youtube or Twitch works. I have tried everything i have seen on internet, nothing works. I do get to see them on Chrome or Brave, but i don't like those browsers, i wan't my firefox back!!!!

Asked by TioLucho 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Copy and paste to google search

Suddenly I can no longer copy and paste to google search page. I can still search from highlighted text but That's not how I usually do it. It still works occasionally or… (read more)

Suddenly I can no longer copy and paste to google search page. I can still search from highlighted text but That's not how I usually do it. It still works occasionally or at least once. What recently changed and how do I fix it?

It still works in chrome.

Asked by ppnlgogl 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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mutiple firefox sessions running, yet I only opened one.

I am running Windows 10 and I use firefox for internet access as my browser. Things drag on when I open Firefox. And then I check Task manager and I see, 4, 5 sessions … (read more)

I am running Windows 10 and I use firefox for internet access as my browser. Things drag on when I open Firefox. And then I check Task manager and I see, 4, 5 sessions running, all dragging down memory in a big way. Slows the my PC. I am on the latest update and also have done resets. But that does not fix it. Any idea of how to only have Firefox run a session only when opened? And not fire up multiple sessions even though I only started one browser session? Thanks very much

Asked by scramfam 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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having issues with JavaScript

I am having issues with Firefox browser on my university website. When I do a search in the ebsco library and I try to advance to the second page of the results nothing h… (read more)

I am having issues with Firefox browser on my university website. When I do a search in the ebsco library and I try to advance to the second page of the results nothing happens. When I try to modify the search terms it returns me to the original search terms. Also, in the classroom portal called Brightspace I am unable to see embedded video clips.

These issues never occurred in the past versions. These issues do not occur when I use Chrome.

Asked by philip.g.gentile 4 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 days ago

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Page zoom settings not saved.

Each time I start FF 85.0.2 I must reset each web page custom zoom setting as they are not saved from the previous session. I have carried out a refresh to no avail. I ha… (read more)

Each time I start FF 85.0.2 I must reset each web page custom zoom setting as they are not saved from the previous session. I have carried out a refresh to no avail. I have reinstalled FF without any improvement and History is set to 'remember'. I set some zoom levels whilst in safe mode and restarted but no better. What can I do to fix this problem?

Asked by rafikiphoto 4 days ago

Answered by rafikiphoto 3 days ago

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Firefox keeps asking for master password

I do use Eset. I have cancelled the master password ,closed Firefox and then restarted it to put the master password option back on but the problem persists. It is happen… (read more)

I do use Eset. I have cancelled the master password ,closed Firefox and then restarted it to put the master password option back on but the problem persists. It is happening on all the pc's in the household. Using Windows10.

Asked by pamwilson.mcml 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Firefox keep redirecting localhost to www or www.localhost:8000

Hi, I'm using Firefox 85.0.2(64-bit) Windows 10 While I'm testing local testing for website, whenever I typed/entered localhost OR localhost:8000 Firefox keep redirecting… (read more)

Hi, I'm using Firefox 85.0.2(64-bit) Windows 10

While I'm testing local testing for website, whenever I typed/entered localhost OR localhost:8000 Firefox keep redirecting/guesing subdomain for it(which="www"). Made my testing messed up.

There's same issue on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1216065 None of those work.

set: browser.fixup.alternate.enabled to false or Connection Settings with No proxy

Please, stop. Chrome and Edge behave normally. This site need darkmode :/

Asked by prothegee 3 days ago

Answered by prothegee 1 day ago

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Containers and sign in

1. I'm using containers and they are not allowing me to sign into theregister.co.uk site or any bbc.com or bbc.co.uk site if I open the site within a container. On ther… (read more)

1. I'm using containers and they are not allowing me to sign into theregister.co.uk site or any bbc.com or bbc.co.uk site if I open the site within a container.

On theregister.co.uk, clicking on log in refreshes the page but nothing else.

On the BBC sites, clicking on log in opens the same page in one or two new tabs. Oddly, if I've logged in outside of container, the Log In button flashes momentarily as Account which is what would be in the place if I were logged in.

I've tried clearing the cookies for both sites but it doesn't help. I can log into either without a problem if it's not in a container.

2. If I remove a site from a container's site list, I cannot open it in that container.

Any ideas?

Asked by spencer7 2 days ago

Answered by spencer7 2 days ago

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Submit Feedback Button redirects to the end-of-survey-landingpage

Hi there. I have a feature that I would like to see on Firefox (Pinch zoom on touch displays in the Firefox PDF reader). So what I did I searched for the best possible wa… (read more)

Hi there. I have a feature that I would like to see on Firefox (Pinch zoom on touch displays in the Firefox PDF reader).

So what I did I searched for the best possible way to submit my feedback. I belive to have found it under Help -> Submit feedback. But upon clicking this button, I get immediately redirected to this page:

https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/Give-feedback-landing-page

which undoubtly seems like a redirect error.

Tried this Link on my Firefox (with addons), Firefox private and Edge, always the same result.

Happy to hear some suggestions!

Asked by emanuel.smile 2 days ago

Answered by emanuel.smile 2 days ago

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Firefox is unable to load anything - not even the new tab page

This started when I got a dll error earlier when I tried to restart Firefox, and it recommended reinstalling the browser. I did that. Now the error was gone but... nothin… (read more)

This started when I got a dll error earlier when I tried to restart Firefox, and it recommended reinstalling the browser. I did that. Now the error was gone but... nothing loaded. I tried to refresh and to boot it in safe mode. Nothing. I tried uninstalling the browser entirely by deleting it and all files associated with it and reinstalling. Didn't fix things. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Visual C++. Still, not a single thing loads.

Asked by anastasiacampbell0 15 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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Firefox stopped printing

Whenever I try to print (this started yesterday) I get a window that says Print Preview loading.................... and nothing happens beyond that. everything up to date… (read more)

Whenever I try to print (this started yesterday) I get a window that says Print Preview loading....................

and nothing happens beyond that. everything up to date as far as I can tell. It worked fine until yesterday

Asked by jbjewitt 2 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 1 hour ago

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desktop.ini on desktop windows 7 after update to FF17.0

2 updates (quicktime) FF popup for update to 17.0 After auto update to FF 17.00 icon desktop.ini appeared on desktop and cannot get rid. Have Norton Inet Sec 12 up to dat… (read more)

2 updates (quicktime) FF popup for update to 17.0 After auto update to FF 17.00 icon desktop.ini appeared on desktop and cannot get rid.

Have Norton Inet Sec 12 up to date.

How to get rid would be nice

Thank you

Asked by dodaside 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Why doesn't usairways.com work with Firefox?

I used to be able to make a reservation on usairways.com using Firefox. Now I have to use IE. I just updated to Firefox 17 and it still doesn't work. … (read more)

I used to be able to make a reservation on usairways.com using Firefox. Now I have to use IE. I just updated to Firefox 17 and it still doesn't work.

Asked by lckelley 8 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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Firefox Tab Bar at Top introduces problems

Hello, Right now, my browser is formatted such that the tabbar is on top. This works fine but there is a tiny gap of a few pixels from the top of my screen to the top of … (read more)

Hello,

Right now, my browser is formatted such that the tabbar is on top. This works fine but there is a tiny gap of a few pixels from the top of my screen to the top of the tab. This results in not being able to move my mouse to the top of the screen and selecting tabs. Is there some way to remove it so that I can select tabs even with my mouse at the top limit of my screen?

Also, when I have two or more tabs opened at the same time, the whole info bar (where the tab bar and nav toolbar sit) shifts downwards. For instance, when I have one tab open, the whole info bar is X height. But when I open a new tab, it widens to an X+ height. If I close this new tab, it will shrink back to X height. How can I fix this?

Thank you for you're help

Asked by Jak170 8 years ago

Answered by Jak170 8 years ago

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Since updating from 16 to 17, desktop shortcuts created by dragging show generic Windows icon instead of Firefox-page icon.

Upon upgrading from FF 16 to 17, I can still drag the icon that's to the left of the url to the desktop (or even to the XP Quick Launch Bar, Folder Shortcuts, etc.) to cr… (read more)

Upon upgrading from FF 16 to 17, I can still drag the icon that's to the left of the url to the desktop (or even to the XP Quick Launch Bar, Folder Shortcuts, etc.) to create an internet shortcut to the current page. However, with 17 this method produces a shortcut that shows a generic Windows icon instead of a Firefox-page icon. Even though a generic Windows icon normally denotes "no program associated," these still open with FF when double-clicked. But it doesn't look right. (BTW, all the shortcuts created by this method in FF 16 or lower retained the FF-page icon with the upgrade to 17.)

Any ideas why this changed and how to fix it so it looks the same as before?

Pending resolution of this (and another issue) I went back to FF 16, and it works normally again. However, the shortcuts that were created while I had 17 still show the generic Windows icon.

fixed in Firefox 21 - locking this old thread

Asked by Rick216 8 years ago

Answered by smzit 8 years ago

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Does not recognize OS for purpose of other websites

When attempting to use websites like Battlefield 3's "Battlelog" and Netflix's "Watch Instantly", which require Windows Vista or Windows 7, these websites fail to recogni… (read more)

When attempting to use websites like Battlefield 3's "Battlelog" and Netflix's "Watch Instantly", which require Windows Vista or Windows 7, these websites fail to recognize my OS, which is Windows 7 64-bit.

I recently uninstalled an addon called Masking Agent, which purported to hide a computer's specifications from websites. How this addon got onto my computer I am unsure.

Asked by warhammer3025 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago