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YouTube playback issue

When the youtube video is opened, it shows the loading circle without any possibility to start a video. After first refresh of the page it shows the thumbnail of the vide… (read more)

When the youtube video is opened, it shows the loading circle without any possibility to start a video. After first refresh of the page it shows the thumbnail of the video, but play button still doesn't work. And then after second refresh it sometimes begin to work properly. The problem exists only on Youtube and its videos. Thank you.

Asked by Cotton 16 hours ago

Why is Firefox refusing to display Instagram videos?

Why is Firefox refusing to display Instagram videos? Windows 7 Home Firefox 115.12.0esr (64-bit) Some Instagram videos play, most don't. E.g. https://www.instagram.com/r… (read more)

Why is Firefox refusing to display Instagram videos?

Windows 7 Home Firefox 115.12.0esr (64-bit) Some Instagram videos play, most don't. E.g. https://www.instagram.com/reel/C8FM6cbOG7v/?mc_cid=e24e48195f

For a fraction of a second, the video shows what appears to be the initial display frame, then goes black. Audio plays. Displays OK on Chrome and Edge.

I've explored the following: Autoplay is allowed Turn off tracking protection Clear cache Clear cookies Digital Rights Management (DRM) is allowed Running in trouble shoot mode, i.e. no extensions Popups not blocked I do not have file user.js I tried hiding prefs.js. Hardware acceleration either on or off: no display

Is there a setting that tells Firefox to report why it makes its choices?

Asked by angbob 2 days ago

Last reply by angbob 15 hours ago

date calendar opens upwards on window with 60 tabs

I have a form with a date field. it should open the calendar downwards, and does so in a window with 5 tabs open. however in a window with 60 tabs it opens upwards - thu… (read more)

I have a form with a date field. it should open the calendar downwards, and does so in a window with 5 tabs open. however in a window with 60 tabs it opens upwards - thus loosing it's head and the ability to change month and year. it's near the top of the form.

moving the tab from one window and back, without refresh etc, shows the calendar down wards (window with 5 tabs) or upwards (window with 60 tabs)

this is looking to me like a Firefox bug - I wondered if anyone has come across this interesting behaviour?

I apologise - ths was on my desk top - but i'm away so don't have many details. I can provide screen shots etc when I get back

many thanks

Asked by ruthtoby 19 hours ago

Why are sites no longer working on Firefox?

I am finding more and more sites that I regularly go to are no longer working on firefox. One site was because HTML5 apparently does not work on firefox. But others I don… (read more)

I am finding more and more sites that I regularly go to are no longer working on firefox. One site was because HTML5 apparently does not work on firefox. But others I don't know about why are no longer working on firefox. I thought it might be streaming related but just today I could not access one of my banks on firefox, and I tried many times, but had no problem signing on using Chrome.

Asked by bjhansen53 8 hours ago

Firefox pauses video (when playing videos from the web) whenever audio is NOT muted.

Pretty much every video I attempt to play, including https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/red-tailed-hawks/# will play the video only when audio is muted. unmute the audio … (read more)

Pretty much every video I attempt to play, including https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/red-tailed-hawks/# will play the video only when audio is muted. unmute the audio and you get the audio track but the video is paused.

Can't figure this one out, I've seen it only in the last few days (it started when I was using 127.0.0 and continues in 127.0.1)

Chrome and Chromium don't do this.

Thanks in advance for any helpful advice!

Fred

Asked by fredex 2 days ago

How can the update nagging pop-up be permanently and completely disabled?

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled? I tried all methods that have been mentione… (read more)

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled?

I tried all methods that have been mentioned everywhere on the Internet, including policy.json, Group Policy on Windows, etc. Nothing disables this nagging yet.

Asked by yekos82264 2 weeks ago

Last reply by yekos82264 6 days ago

Firefox fail

When I try to login to my Social Security account after pulling up the Soc Sec site (ssa.gov), I get this message: "Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this ser… (read more)

When I try to login to my Social Security account after pulling up the Soc Sec site (ssa.gov), I get this message:

"Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit."

I tried waiting a couple of days and attempting a login again. I also tried turning off my VPN, using a new tab, refreshing the site and restarting my laptop. I do not get this message when I use Safari to login, but I want to use Firefox.

Thanks for your help in fixing this problem.

Asked by fredklass52 6 days ago

Tennis TV streaming choppy

I have streamed TennisTV in the past no problem but now it stutters and task manager shows CPU 100%. It also shows Firefox running 2 processes which consume CPU and accou… (read more)

I have streamed TennisTV in the past no problem but now it stutters and task manager shows CPU 100%. It also shows Firefox running 2 processes which consume CPU and accounts for the 100%. So I closed one of the processes (the one using least memory) and it solved the problem. So how can I stop this second process from starting, it seems to consume CPU without actually doing anything?

Asked by nicford56 6 days ago

cannot open Firefox and getting popups when I do

I keep getting a popup about using an older version and creating a new profile. I already created a new profile a few days ago so I cannot keep creating new profiles ever… (read more)

I keep getting a popup about using an older version and creating a new profile. I already created a new profile a few days ago so I cannot keep creating new profiles every time firefox deploys a new version and would need to open firefox to update the browser version.

Asked by diane.wajslic 4 days ago

Sudden recent clogged up searches / loads on newest Firefox

Hi Mozilla - I just wanted to report some recent phenomena. In the past couple weeks Firefox, and related Private Browsing browser, seem to have developed consistent han… (read more)

Hi Mozilla - I just wanted to report some recent phenomena. In the past couple weeks Firefox, and related Private Browsing browser, seem to have developed consistent hangups in fetching data across a pretty wide range of sites. Both my banking sites will not load after logging in to them, just spins and spins. Also some very general searches will not load any results for minutes at a time, I just give up and kill them. I've uninstalled/cleaned/reinstalled latest version, etc, etc. By comparison, these same data fetches in banking sites, etc, work dandy in Duckduckgo browser, which is also a heavy no-trace browser. This ominous to me as I really like Firefox and do NOT want to have to resort to Edge. Duckduckgo browser is very good but doesn't have nearly the menu or favorites sort of features that Firefox does. Can you investigate? This is typical Win 10 system in Lenovo i7, been working like a champ till just recently, no system changes. Thanks.

Asked by DaveyJones700 4 days ago

Last reply by DaveyJones700 4 days ago

Picture In Picture mode isnt sticky

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes fro… (read more)

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes from view.

Asked by Mcmunhuu 3 days ago

Last reply by Mcmunhuu 3 days ago

No tabs loading after update to 127

FF just updated to 127. Every time I open it I get the whole intro shebang about migrating, extensions, etc. When I finally get to "Start Browsing" none of my tabs or boo… (read more)

FF just updated to 127. Every time I open it I get the whole intro shebang about migrating, extensions, etc. When I finally get to "Start Browsing" none of my tabs or bookmarks will load. I have cleared the cache, tried reinstall and no change. What's next, please?

TIA Toby

Asked by kymarto 3 days ago

The spell check does not work. Every German word is underlined in red, although German is set as the language in every system.

I would like to use Firefox as a browser on my Linux Mint device. As I said in the headline, I have set all languages in the system as well as in Firefox to German and un… (read more)

I would like to use Firefox as a browser on my Linux Mint device. As I said in the headline, I have set all languages in the system as well as in Firefox to German and uninstalled and reinstalled the dictionary. So when I write something in Firefox it is underlined in red and when I right click for the context menu where word suggestions are made, only English is displayed and if I then scroll down and want to add another language as a spell checker, Firefox sends me to the add-on administration, which didn't help me. Because no matter what I do, only English (USA) is displayed as the language for spelling. Is there perhaps no way to change this, or is there another method?

Many thanks in advance.

Leo Krause

Asked by Leo Krause 3 days ago

Last reply by Leo Krause 3 days ago