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Firefox tabs keep crashing

After installing the security update, Firefox tabs now keep crashing on me. I've followed the instructions to restore Firefox to no avail. Several recent crash reports: … (read more)

After installing the security update, Firefox tabs now keep crashing on me. I've followed the instructions to restore Firefox to no avail.

Several recent crash reports: bp-a10725dc-7016-4c3e-bdac-ceab31170901 bp-b80218c4-ab59-4f42-81b4-a291a1170901 bp-a5580f00-9326-4bc5-bf5c-aca530170831 bp-f9ece0da-9f1a-4fd7-8ada-265481170829

Asked by Wumonger 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Why is my sync not syncing on my computer and on my android phone it is. Need assistance at once. WHY?

I cannot sync my firefox after a format of my HDD. I am synced on my android phone, but cannot get a reset password for my account. I cannot get to my addons nor bookmark… (read more)

I cannot sync my firefox after a format of my HDD. I am synced on my android phone, but cannot get a reset password for my account. I cannot get to my addons nor bookmarks. Reset does not work, new account on my email doesnt do either. "Attempt limit exceeded." is all I get from firefox. I am one step from getting rid of it after many, many years of our relationship. I pitty that firefox is getting slower and slower, I get more and more problems, and still hang on to it. Today I couldt find any useful help. Its quite disturbing. Maybe it has come to "Attempt limit exceeded."?

Please help.

Asked by Rewenat 5 years ago

Last reply by fire-fly 5 years ago

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Virus attack when clicking open FireFox

EVERYTIME I open up Mozilla FireFox, my Norton Security Software pops up with a dialog box that says, it has blocked "Web Attack: Fake Tech Support Website 62". This h… (read more)

EVERYTIME I open up Mozilla FireFox, my Norton Security Software pops up with a dialog box that says, it has blocked "Web Attack: Fake Tech Support Website 62". This has been going on for about a 3 days now. Is there anything you can do to your FireWall and Other Security Software from allowing this Virus from trying to attack Mozilla FireFox? Please advise.

Asked by DawnL762 2 years ago

Last reply by star 1 year ago

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I can't play any videos in Firefox.

I have Windows XP and Firefox 52. Starting yesterday, I was no longer able to play videos in Youtube with either Flash or HTML5. Today I found out I can't play videos in … (read more)

I have Windows XP and Firefox 52. Starting yesterday, I was no longer able to play videos in Youtube with either Flash or HTML5. Today I found out I can't play videos in Vimeo or Dailymotion either. How do I fix this?

Asked by JSm5th 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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firefox crashes PC BSOD bad spool header error mssg

I am unable to re install Firefox on my Windows 8 PC. Since yesterday trying to launch Firefox causes my PC to crash and then as it shuts down I am advised to search onli… (read more)

I am unable to re install Firefox on my Windows 8 PC. Since yesterday trying to launch Firefox causes my PC to crash and then as it shuts down I am advised to search online for bad_spool_header info

After I did (both Chrome and Explorer work) I found a" search by conduit" add on which I was able to uninstall and completely (?) clean out from my system I also ran several malware tests and cleaned out my registry keys. The computer works fine only issue is with Firefox. Since Firefox immediately launches after install and this causes PC to crash I am stuck in an endless loop and cannot even go into safe mode for Firefox, attempting to do that to stop the launch caused not only a crash but a weird vibrating noise from PC.

Please note I use Win 8 as old style Win programs from regular desktop/start menu, not via app/charms interface (in case you are sending me instructions). Hope you can help me get my Firefox back!

Asked by ckinsobe 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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Browsing history gone after last Firefox update - how to restore?

The Firefox update that rolled out on Nov. 15, 2016, seems to have deleted both my browsing history and bookmarks. How can I restore these (especially history, which is w… (read more)

The Firefox update that rolled out on Nov. 15, 2016, seems to have deleted both my browsing history and bookmarks. How can I restore these (especially history, which is way more important to me)?

Asked by ebishirl 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Got SL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP error

Keep getting that error on several sites (Facebook, Youtube, etc), although I unistalled the latest version I had on my PC, and installed an ESR version (52.5.3). Any cha… (read more)

Keep getting that error on several sites (Facebook, Youtube, etc), although I unistalled the latest version I had on my PC, and installed an ESR version (52.5.3). Any change to get rid of such annoying error ? Thanks AC

Asked by Cicca 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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firefox.exe - Bad Image C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\dbghelp.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.

This error message has been coming up on my computer since the windows upgrade 2 nights ago. I really prefer Firefox as my Explorer. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, s… (read more)

This error message has been coming up on my computer since the windows upgrade 2 nights ago. I really prefer Firefox as my Explorer. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, shut down and restarted and still get this error. Even after the reinstall. Please help. I really want you back on my computer.

firefox.exe - Bad Image C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\dbghelp.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support. Error status 0xc0000020.

Asked by Micmac304 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Newly built computer Firefox constantly crashing

I just had this computer built three weeks ago and since I've brought it home Firefox crashes constantly. When I tried creating a new user Firefox would crash at startup.… (read more)

I just had this computer built three weeks ago and since I've brought it home Firefox crashes constantly. When I tried creating a new user Firefox would crash at startup. It still crashes in Safe Mode. I tried uninstalling a reinstalling, clearing the cache, booting in safe mode, system restore, turning off hardware acceleration, and getting rid of the anti-virus I had (Avast), nothing will stop the crashing. Windows is up to date, as is my graphics card. When I took the computer to the place I had it built someone told me the version of Firefox may not be compatible with Windows 7, which didn't make any sense to me as it should be compatible with all current OS. I'm at my wits end with this computer, its the same OS my old one had and I never had Firefox crash on it.

There is no set websites that seem to cause the crashes, but I noted they usually occur when pages are loading.

Asked by RandomWindowArt 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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My bookmarks have disappeared after Mozilla updated my browser.

It appears that Mozilla did an update to my browser this morning -- to Version 55.0 (32-bit) -- and now my bookmarks are gone. There seems to be some bookmark backups, bu… (read more)

It appears that Mozilla did an update to my browser this morning -- to Version 55.0 (32-bit) -- and now my bookmarks are gone. There seems to be some bookmark backups, but the normal restore process is not working. Please advise.

Asked by jarice2 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Browser screen goes blank occasionally and I have to close and reopen Firefox.

My Firefox screen goes solid white or solid black on all open tabs. I have to close Firefox and restart it to restore the windows. Nothing seems to trigger it. Firefox ca… (read more)

My Firefox screen goes solid white or solid black on all open tabs. I have to close Firefox and restart it to restore the windows. Nothing seems to trigger it. Firefox can be idle in the background while I'm working with another program and this will happen or I can be away from the computer and it will just be sitting idle and it will happen. I don't believe it has actually happened while I was on a web page on Firefox. Help!

Asked by jakebe2 2 years ago

Last reply by hgonzale 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes all the time

I have been having major problems with Firefox. It constantly crashes when I open certain sites, when print from some non processing sources. It even crashed with I follo… (read more)

I have been having major problems with Firefox. It constantly crashes when I open certain sites, when print from some non processing sources. It even crashed with I followed your instructions that I found online about crashing to go to the Menu & Help & About Firefox. It crashed when I clicked on About Firefox. I have the updated version & I have uninstalled & reinstalled numerous times, but nothing fixes the crashing problem. I am going to have change my default browser unless there is a solution to this problem. Please contact me & advise me how to fix this. It is very frustration. Thank you.

           Jonathan Rose

Asked by jonathan.rose 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox hangs and then crashes when opening multiple (esp. facebook) tabs

For the last few years, when opening multiple tabs (esp. facebook. For example 2 dozen of facebook tabs, usually much less if other websites are already loaded on other t… (read more)

For the last few years, when opening multiple tabs (esp. facebook. For example 2 dozen of facebook tabs, usually much less if other websites are already loaded on other tabs), black rectangles appear on the page, and after opening a few more tabs, Firefox becomes unresponsive and crashes. Since I already know what's coming, usually I don't let it come to this, but restart Firefox when black appears on the page. (to be more precise about this black thing: the whole page would be black and Firefox button and tabs would also not be displayed correctly (see attachment), and then when elements are graphically "rerendered", like on mouseover event, or when scrolling, they sometimes would be shown normally again.) Still, overall I've submitted so far over a thousand crash reports.

I tried reinstalling Firefox, "Refresh Firefox", and this behaviour still happens on safe mode. Since many times RAM usage would be maxed, I upgraded my RAM to see if the problem would be solved. While performance improved, the problem persisted and I found out there's no need for RAM usage to be maxed out for these crashes to happen. I believe unchecking the hardware acceleration setting didn't help either. I vaguely remember reading about an open bug about black on pages. One way or the other, any help or ideas how to solve this problem or what would be causing it would be greatly appreciated.

a link to my last crash report: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bp-e68350a0-bf08-4154-9c4a-caf9d2160204

Asked by amba2 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Can't login to my Google Accounts. Next and More Option buttons are not working.

Hi! My firefox version is 54.0.1. I simply can't login to my Google accounts because the next button is not responding. Also, I noticed some sites where login is concerne… (read more)

Hi! My firefox version is 54.0.1. I simply can't login to my Google accounts because the next button is not responding. Also, I noticed some sites where login is concerned also doesn't work. It also has this weird security wherein even visa application sites doesn't work and requires an exception in order for it to properly function like the Taiwan Embassy site. Please help. Thanks.

Asked by docjean 2 years ago

Last reply by elehrke 2 years ago

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Secure Connection Failed + SEC_ERROR_REUSED_ISSUER_AND_SERIAL when accessing google

It's been a while now since I randomly started getting the above problem. I've tried the solutions described here: https://cheapsslsecurity.com/blog/troubleshoot-secure-c… (read more)

It's been a while now since I randomly started getting the above problem. I've tried the solutions described here: https://cheapsslsecurity.com/blog/troubleshoot-secure-connection-failed-error-firefox/ I've stopped the Kaspersky Internet Security, I've installed and re-installed Firefox, I've tried editing/deleting the damn security ceritficates, mothing worked. And nothing of Firefox's help pages... helped either.

I'm using the latest Firefox, latest KIS version, all the drivers are up-to-date, system (Win 7 64-bit) runs perfectly with no error whatsoever, same for the Inetrnet connection. At this point I'm just about ready to flush Firefox down the drain because of this frustrating problem. It will probably go away after restarting the system, but I don't want to do this at Firefox's notice whenever it feels like it. I just want it to go away period.

Since it looks like it's impossible to attach a simple .jpeg to this message (file keeps loading forever), here's the full text of the error: "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. You have received an invalid certificate. Please contact the server administrator or email correspondent and give them the following information: Your certificate contains the same serial number as another certificate issued by the certificate authority. Please get a new certificate containing a unique serial number. Error code: SEC_ERROR_REUSED_ISSUER_AND_SERIAL The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

Side note: very funny having to confirm this question by checking my gmail address... which I can't access because of the reasons stated above.

Asked by Rork 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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New messages through Google Hangouts prompts the message "Firefox has stopped working. Please close program and restart."

This has only started over the last couple days. I've checked to make sure that I'm running the most recent version of Firefox, cleared my cache and cookies, and even res… (read more)

This has only started over the last couple days. I've checked to make sure that I'm running the most recent version of Firefox, cleared my cache and cookies, and even reset the browser to default settings, but each time I receive a new message through Google Hangouts (the built-in interface in Gmail) popup message appears telling me the Firefox has stopped and that I need to close the program. When I select "Close Program," the Gmail tab goes down, but everything else stays that same, and I have the option to "Restore Tab." This happens multiple times a day.

Troubleshooting steps attempted: - Updating Firefox - Clear cache and cookies - Reset browser - Clear temp files - Restart computer - Fully close and restart browser

Is there something else I can try?

Asked by Inky 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Hi : ) I love Firefox, and I find it simply excellent. But... in the last months Im having lots of FREQUENT crashes. I dont know why. it often crashes (even 20-30 times … (read more)

Hi : )

I love Firefox, and I find it simply excellent. But...

in the last months Im having lots of FREQUENT crashes. I dont know why.

it often crashes (even 20-30 times a day), mostly with an empty page (#argh this page was closed), sometimes the program closes by itself, I restart it, it goes for some minutes or even less, and the the problems are back again.

I tried many solutions: I reinstalled it, I tried the safe modus (it crashes thesame way), disinstalled all the plug ins. disintalled the firefox accelerator. tried windows10 compatibility solutions, I created a new profile. i have the latest version, of course.

I have these issues ONLY with firefox. maybe is the 64 bits version? my laptop is 2 year old.

it does not get any better with the above solutions.

below the copy of a mozilla crash report (there are many I just picked one)

could you please help? what can i Do?

thanks a lot merlino


Firefox 59.0.3 Crash Report [@ ToParticipant ] Search Mozilla Support for this signature How to read this crash report ID: cbf80a5f-748b-4695-9d38-e5a9c0180502 Signature: ToParticipant

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Signature ToParticipant More Reports Search UUID cbf80a5f-748b-4695-9d38-e5a9c0180502 Date Processed 2018-05-02 11:17:11 Uptime 92 seconds (1 minute and 32 seconds) Install Age 97,810 seconds since version was first installed (1 day, 3 hours and 10 minutes) Install Time 2018-05-01 07:42:32 Product Firefox Release Channel release Version 59.0.3 Build ID 20180427210249 OS Windows 10 OS Version 10.0.16299 Build Architecture amd64 Build Architecture Info family 22 model 48 stepping 1 | 4 Adapter Vendor ID

0x1002

Adapter Device ID

0x9850

Process Type content (web) Crash Reason EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_EXEC Crash Address 0x14c129ce020 User Comments Total Virtual Memory 140,737,488,224,256 bytes (140.74 TB) Available Virtual Memory 140,735,797,755,904 bytes (140.74 TB) Available Page File 5,138,169,856 bytes (5.14 GB) Available Physical Memory 4,413,202,432 bytes (4.41 GB) System Memory Use Percentage 40 EMCheckCompatibility

False

App Notes

FP(D00-L1000-W00001000-T000) AdapterVendorID: 0x1002, AdapterDeviceID: 0x9850, AdapterSubsysID: 00000000, AdapterDriverVersion: 15.201.2101.0 D2D1.1? DWrite? DWrite+ D2D1.1+ WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP+

Processor Notes processor_ip-172-31-24-210_us-west-2_compute_internal_7; Processor2015; non-integer value of "SecondsSinceLastCrash" Crashing Thread (0) Frame Module Signature Source 0 @0x14c129ce020 1 xul.dll ToParticipant xpcom/base/nsCycleCollector.cpp:1472 2 xul.dll RemoveSkippableVisitor::Visit(nsPurpleBuffer&, nsPurpleBufferEntry*) xpcom/base/nsCycleCollector.cpp:2867 3 xul.dll nsPurpleBuffer::VisitEntries<RemoveSkippableVisitor>(RemoveSkippableVisitor&) xpcom/base/nsCycleCollector.cpp:1125 4 xul.dll nsPurpleBuffer::RemoveSkippable(nsCycleCollector*, js::SliceBudget&, bool, bool, void (*)(void)) xpcom/base/nsCycleCollector.cpp:2893 5 xul.dll nsCycleCollector::ForgetSkippable(js::SliceBudget&, bool, bool) xpcom/base/nsCycleCollector.cpp:2942 6 xul.dll nsCycleCollector_forgetSkippable(js::SliceBudget&, bool, bool) xpcom/base/nsCycleCollector.cpp:4268 7 xul.dll FireForgetSkippable dom/base/nsJSEnvironment.cpp:1279 8 xul.dll CCRunnerFired dom/base/nsJSEnvironment.cpp:1974 9 xul.dll std::_Func_impl_no_alloc<bool (*)(mozilla::TimeStamp), bool, mozilla::TimeStamp>::_Do_call(mozilla::TimeStamp&&) vs2017_15.4.2/VC/include/functional:299 10 xul.dll mozilla::IdleTaskRunner::Run() xpcom/threads/IdleTaskRunner.cpp:62 11 xul.dll nsThread::ProcessNextEvent(bool, bool*) xpcom/threads/nsThread.cpp:1040 12 xul.dll mozilla::ipc::MessagePump::Run(base::MessagePump::Delegate*) ipc/glue/MessagePump.cpp:97 13 xul.dll mozilla::ipc::MessagePumpForChildProcess::Run(base::MessagePump::Delegate*) ipc/glue/MessagePump.cpp:301 14 xul.dll MessageLoop::RunHandler() ipc/chromium/src/base/message_loop.cc:319 15 xul.dll MessageLoop::Run() ipc/chromium/src/base/message_loop.cc:299 16 xul.dll nsBaseAppShell::Run() widget/nsBaseAppShell.cpp:157 17 xul.dll nsAppShell::Run() widget/windows/nsAppShell.cpp:348 18 xul.dll XRE_RunAppShell() toolkit/xre/nsEmbedFunctions.cpp:874 19 xul.dll mozilla::ipc::MessagePumpForChildProcess::Run(base::MessagePump::Delegate*) ipc/glue/MessagePump.cpp:269 20 xul.dll MessageLoop::RunHandler() ipc/chromium/src/base/message_loop.cc:319 21 xul.dll MessageLoop::Run() ipc/chromium/src/base/message_loop.cc:299 22 xul.dll XRE_InitChildProcess(int, char** const, XREChildData const*) toolkit/xre/nsEmbedFunctions.cpp:700 23 firefox.exe content_process_main(mozilla::Bootstrap*, int, char** const) ipc/contentproc/plugin-container.cpp:63 24 firefox.exe NS_internal_main(int, char**, char**) browser/app/nsBrowserApp.cpp:280 25 firefox.exe wmain toolkit/xre/nsWindowsWMain.cpp:112 26 firefox.exe __scrt_common_main_seh f:/dd/vctools/crt/vcstartup/src/startup/exe_common.inl:283 27 kernel32.dll BaseThreadInitThunk 28 ntdll.dll RtlUserThreadStart

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Asked by merlino3 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 1 year ago

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Video issue on twitch/youtube

Hello, i have a problem with Firefox, i watch many stream / video while gaming, the video start shaking back and isn't smooth at all . It usually start happen when i laun… (read more)

Hello, i have a problem with Firefox, i watch many stream / video while gaming, the video start shaking back and isn't smooth at all . It usually start happen when i launch a game and the cpu have a big load. I haven't this issue with chrome or edge. It happen on twitch and YouTube. I love Firefox but i can't use it for that issue, very frustrating for me.

I recorded the issue: https://vimeo.com/268910891

Asked by M4dDan 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox won`t play flash player

I`m reading shown below, to solve this, NPSWF32DLL should be deleted in Firefox program files folder by looking for a plugins folder, but i cant find "Firefox program fi… (read more)

I`m reading shown below, to solve this, NPSWF32DLL should be deleted in Firefox program files folder by looking for a plugins folder, but i cant find "Firefox program files folder". It also says to delete corresponding flash player.xpt, Could you help please?. My computer is Windows 10-Firefox 49.0.2

""Go into the Firefox program files folder and look for a plugins folder. If you find a folder by that name, open it and see if there is a NPSWF32.DLL file in there. If so, delete that file and delete the corresponding flashplayer.xpt file from that folder. Actually, you can delete that folder altogether - Firefox hasn't had that folder for a number of years now, but will use whatever files might be in there from years ago.""

Asked by Terry 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago