Showing questions tagged: Show all questions
  • Solved

Firefox full crash

Basically since about 15-30 days ago my firefox has been constantly crashing when I open new tab or even simply a link to a website... the more 'power consuming' process … (read more)

Basically since about 15-30 days ago my firefox has been constantly crashing when I open new tab or even simply a link to a website... the more 'power consuming' process is the more likely it will crash. Simply browsing stuff has nearly 0 likelihood of crashing. The frequency varies - something like youtube or steam game browsing will crash with extremely high frequency and will work fine after reopened. Some text based websites will barely ever crash the firefox.

What happens is either instant crash(most frequently) or infinite 'not responding' with the solution being task manager end process.

Either way it happens - reopening browser reopens all tabs that were open.

What I tried: 1) Cleared cache 2) Disabled all extensions. 3) Tried checking about:crashes - 0 reports there in last 30 days... meaning whenever I crash no actual crash report comes in.

I am using chrome at the same time and it has 0 crashing issues under similar circumstances.

Asked by praetorians20002 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

  • Solved

Turn off the control media playback via harware media keys

Can I turn off the "control media playback via hardware media keys on a keyboard or headset or virtual media control interface" function? (Firefox 81.0, Windows 10) … (read more)

Can I turn off the "control media playback via hardware media keys on a keyboard or headset or virtual media control interface" function? (Firefox 81.0, Windows 10)

Asked by Hey Google 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

  • Solved

Delete all cookies when Firefox closes except some specific ones

Using Firefox 68.12.0ESR. I know 78 is available, I just haven't had the time to test it yet. I delete cookies when I exit Firefox. I want to keep some for sites that I t… (read more)

Using Firefox 68.12.0ESR. I know 78 is available, I just haven't had the time to test it yet. I delete cookies when I exit Firefox. I want to keep some for sites that I trust, such as this site. I've added exceptions to Allow these trusted sites as documented on a thread somewhere else, but it doesn't work. All cookies are deleted.

Is it possible to keep cookies only for a select group of sites. eg. support.mozilla.com, tomshardware.com, mydigitallife.net, speedtest.net and so on.

Thank you.

Asked by TanyaC 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

  • Solved

There is no ad-blocker. But Firefox says there is.

I'm on Win10 With Firefox 83.0. I cleared my history yesterday, and now when I try to watch video on CBS.com, I get this message: “This video is unavailable because we we… (read more)

I'm on Win10 With Firefox 83.0. I cleared my history yesterday, and now when I try to watch video on CBS.com, I get this message: “This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Error Code: 111”. I have no ad-blocking software that I know of. Can anyone give me a clue on what to do?

Asked by Shhhh...... 1 month ago

Answered by pojoho7699 1 month ago

  • Solved

Can't open attachments

Hey guys, after the latest firefox update I can't open attachments coming from lotus notes (LN), without saving them to computer. The reason is that regardless of the do… (read more)

Hey guys,

after the latest firefox update I can't open attachments coming from lotus notes (LN), without saving them to computer. The reason is that regardless of the document attached (.doc, .xls, .ppt, etc.) every time I try to open such file the pop-up goes like and the bold line is preventing me to open them directly:

"You have chosen to open: xyz.pptx which is: XLSX file from: LN"

Any idea how to resolve?

Thx

Asked by matus.vrba1 1 month ago

Answered by matus.vrba1 4 weeks ago

  • Solved

Remove "Other bookmarks" folder from Bookmarks Toolbar

Hello. My Bookmarks Toolbar always showed bookmarks from it's folder with "two arrows" dropdown button at the end, but since today the toolbar ends with "other bookmarks"… (read more)

Hello.

My Bookmarks Toolbar always showed bookmarks from it's folder with "two arrows" dropdown button at the end, but since today the toolbar ends with "other bookmarks" folder. How can I remove this folder from the toolbar?

Asked by mycsharp.ru 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

  • Solved

www.medicare.uhc.com/aarp

I can sign into medicare.uhc.com/aarp but once I am in the site anything I try to do I am signed out. I don't have this issue with Microsoft Edge so the problem seems to … (read more)

I can sign into medicare.uhc.com/aarp but once I am in the site anything I try to do I am signed out. I don't have this issue with Microsoft Edge so the problem seems to be Firefox. I have tried to change privacy settings but nothing seems to work

Asked by dianesolty 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

  • Solved

Embedded youtube videos not playing, An error occurred. Please try again later. Youtube layout issues

Hi, first of thanks for reading and possibly responding. The issue I am having has been going on for a few days. In websites where youtube video's are embedded if I try a… (read more)

Hi, first of thanks for reading and possibly responding.

The issue I am having has been going on for a few days. In websites where youtube video's are embedded if I try and play the video on the said site it will load and display an error message An error occurred. Please try again later. If I visit the video on youtube, link provided in the video itself, then it plays just fine. Error is not restricted to one site but anything that embeds youtube videos.

I have also come across some strange youtube.com issues, when I am on the main website you get the thumbnails of video's but no time duration are displayed in the thumbnail, neither are the 3 dots where you can have one of the videos removed (not a big deal and maybe this was implemented a while ago I don't know tbh). When I play a video, as in visit the video page on youtube the side bar videos sometimes do and sometimes don't display time duration.

Please check attached image to see what I mean. Left is without said timecodes, right is what it almost should be.

What addons do I use: Ublock Origin is the only one worth noting but even without it the weird thing still occurs. I don't use any plug ins that correspond with youtube.

I am using the latest Firefox on Windows 10.

Things I have tried thus far to resolve it: - make sure Firefox is up to date - try with and without addblocker (Ublock) - remove Adobe flash entirely - refresh Firefox and clear all data and cookies 9tried this I think 3 times now, no change) - looked through older posts with similar issues but most links regarding html5 on youtube were 404 and sometimes the solution stated things like 'cause by some video helped addon' which I do not use or updating Flash

Am I the only one with this issue?

Asked by WaffleToaster 1 week ago

Answered by WaffleToaster 1 week ago

Regression: entering URLs with spaces in them

Before, I could enter an URL with spaces and they would automatically be converted into %20. Now whenever I try to enter an URL with spaces, Firefox refuses to recognize … (read more)

Before, I could enter an URL with spaces and they would automatically be converted into %20. Now whenever I try to enter an URL with spaces, Firefox refuses to recognize it as an URL and instead makes a google search.

Asked by vilim.lendvaj 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Robots

Driving me insane, can't get my normal sites. Can't get rid of it. It says wrong even when info is right. I do not want to stop using Firefox (been with you many many yea… (read more)

Driving me insane, can't get my normal sites. Can't get rid of it. It says wrong even when info is right. I do not want to stop using Firefox (been with you many many years) but getting very annoyed. Tried your help, didn't, checked Windows could'nt find anything. Cleared history etc.. still get my sites. Trying other engines but not happy.

Asked by Lyn 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Font corruption inside Firefox (Search and Address bar)

I don't see anyplace to fix this, but for awhile now it seems whatever font Firefox uses for its own needs (Search and Address bar) is corrupted. I tried changing my sett… (read more)

I don't see anyplace to fix this, but for awhile now it seems whatever font Firefox uses for its own needs (Search and Address bar) is corrupted. I tried changing my settings but that doesn't seem to apply to this area so nothing changed. Basically I can't read the address bar text because there are missing letters, and I am seeing some corruption in the search bar as well. If I highlight the text, suddenly it's OK, but otherwise it's gibberish. It reminds me of LED signs where some of the bars might not be lit up so you get only a partial display.

Asked by tlshell 6 days ago

Firefox - Shrotcuts in company webapplication are not working

Helo there, we use an WebAPP in our company and we used some shortcuts in older FF version for Help-Pages. After Firefox Upgrade ESR 60.2.2 -> Firefox ESR 69; we can … (read more)

Helo there, we use an WebAPP in our company and we used some shortcuts in older FF version for Help-Pages. After Firefox Upgrade ESR 60.2.2 -> Firefox ESR 69; we can no longer access our shortcut keys for ex. Ctrl + Shift + F was used for popup window for help-page -> JS Event

ui.key.contentAccess is set to 4 -> pref("ui.key.contentAccess", 4);


any advice for the new FF version?

Best regards Adam

Asked by adamowskiem 6 days ago