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Gmail doesn't work on Firefox browser - Clearing Cache is only a short term fix.

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers ju… (read more)

I've been 99% successful at switching over from Chrome to Firefox, however a major hiccup is that Gmail stops loading on Firefox, though it works on all other browsers just fine.

If I manage to actually open Gmail, I will be able to browse for about 20 seconds before getting an error message that says Gmail is having a problem and to 'refresh to retry' - clicking refresh will make the page crash and show only a white screen. From then onwards, even trying to open Gmail in another tab will not actually redirect you from the current page you are on. It will just update the address bar to say "https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox", however the browser doesn't actually load anything, and the 'refresh' icon shows that nothing is even in the works buffering.

Searching forums shows many people having this issue, and the only effective fix is to clear your cache and refresh the page. Unfortunately, while this technically works in the short-term, it is only a matter of time (sometimes under 5 minutes) before it crashes again.

As you can imagine, this it really limits productivity - it's hard to get on a roll when you have to keep stopping every couple of minutes to re-attach the wheels.

Forums show that this issue has been happening to users for years, and unfortunately nobody has been able to offer a long term solution, leading me to have to use a seperate browser just to access my emails. One user suggested switching away to a completely different email server such as Protonmail and ditching Gmail entirely but 1. that is comically inconvenient advice, 2. not viable as an organisation I volunteer with uses gmail, and 3. doesn't help fix the actual issue in the first place, which many users besides myself are facing.

Is anybody able to offer a reliable fix for this? Is there a browser extention that is causing the issue, or one that can fix it?

All help would be greatly appreciated as I find this issue to be a huge source of frustration from a browser that I am otherwise quite happy with.

Asked by 4rasertan Duela ordu bat

Cannot access Mail.com Email

I cannot access my Mail.com email accounts. When I go to the login website: https://www.mail.com/logout/ or https://www.mail.com Then I click the "Log In" icon, and th… (read more)

I cannot access my Mail.com email accounts. When I go to the login website:

 https://www.mail.com/logout/ or https://www.mail.com

Then I click the "Log In" icon, and the login page fails to load completely. There is no Username or Password entry boxes.

After clicking Log In, the URL changes to this:

  https://www.mail.com/#.23140-header-navlogin2-1

I cleared cookies and cache but the issue remains.

I am able to use and signin using Google Chrome. So the problem is somewhere withing Firefox.

This is important as my business email address is on Mail.com !!!!!

Asked by DevMan Duela egun bat

Last reply by DevMan Duela 4 ordu

Middle click behavior on back and forward buttons.

Is there any way to change the behavior of the middle click when used on the forward and back buttons in the toolbar? Currently, it opens a tab in the foreground. I want … (read more)

Is there any way to change the behavior of the middle click when used on the forward and back buttons in the toolbar? Currently, it opens a tab in the foreground. I want it to open in the background. I know Ctrl + Shift + Left/Middle click works but I would prefer just using the middle mouse button.

Asked by azm Duela 4 ordu

Firefox loosing History for last opened Windows

I had this Problem several times. I have set my browser to restore the last Sessen when reopening. Sometimes i am a bit stupid and am not closing my main window with many… (read more)

I had this Problem several times.

I have set my browser to restore the last Sessen when reopening. Sometimes i am a bit stupid and am not closing my main window with many tabs and my pinned taps for mail, contacts, ... which i regularly need

Aaaand sometimes the "Chronik" (History) for recently closed Windows is empty, nothing opens in the sub menu and i have to manually recreate all my pinned tabs. And this is super annoying.

Today i returned to my pc. I opened firefox and I have seen that only my window with youtube and video streaming has reopened and i failed to restore the important window because nothing appeared in the sub menu.

Maybe you can help me. I like firefok but always restoring my pinned tabs is super annoying.

Asked by Markus Duela 3 aste

Last reply by Markus Duela 6 ordu

How do I get 2 rows of bookmark toolbars..?

I wish to have 2 toolbars with all my shortcuts on as i use only FAVICONS and have ran out of room, and a lot of sites i only remember to use if i see the FAVICON is this… (read more)

I wish to have 2 toolbars with all my shortcuts on as i use only FAVICONS and have ran out of room, and a lot of sites i only remember to use if i see the FAVICON

is this possible - im ascustomed to about:config etc..

thanks

Asked by 1bit Duela 7 ordu

Last reply by 1bit Duela 7 ordu

Youtube lagging : Firefox 109.0 (64bit)

Youtube videos take a while to load due to lagging. Once loaded streams ok until I move forward or backwards within the same video and lagging restarts. If click to wa… (read more)

Youtube videos take a while to load due to lagging. Once loaded streams ok until I move forward or backwards within the same video and lagging restarts.

If click to watch another video same thing happens.

This is a trecent problem

This problem is not present in other browers : (Edge, Chrome), with the same video, and on the same laptop.

I have tried various suggestions: Reset Firefox New Profile disable hardware accelaration.

But the problem persists.

Asked by Moondogger Duela 7 ordu

Password Manager Extension Bug

I have installed Strongbox; however, it will not add to the toolbar in the upper right of the browser where other extensions appear. Clicking on the puzzle piece just ta… (read more)

I have installed Strongbox; however, it will not add to the toolbar in the upper right of the browser where other extensions appear. Clicking on the puzzle piece just takes me to the page of installed extensions. Even though it indicates it is installed, I find no way to access this password manager.

I use the most current Firefox on Windows 10.

Asked by Reg Duela 14 ordu

Last reply by Reg Duela 10 ordu

tabs and troubleshooting

Is there any way to get tab names listed on troubleshooting info of anykind? I don't think you can do anything with windows task-manager but can anything be done with FF … (read more)

Is there any way to get tab names listed on troubleshooting info of anykind? I don't think you can do anything with windows task-manager but can anything be done with FF internal task-manager? I'm not a programmer so trying to make sense out of what I read, I hate to say but I have no clue :( what im reading most of the time. And when im trying to track it down to a particular tab it is impossible! As far as I can tell, it doesn't even show most of my tabs. Its bad enough when the 2 task-managers show different info. Amazon Prime Video website has major issues, memory (like taking up GB's of memory) and freezing while it sorts out the memory, upto several minutes if FF doesn't crash. If I close the tab with most memory sometimes it closes the Prime tab and FF goes on, other times I don't know what it closes and the whole browser shuts down. I run Nightly and is kept up to date.

Asked by starsaa Duela 2 egun

Last reply by starsaa Duela 22 ordu

Buttons and dropdowns on certain screens don't work and on one finance in particular

FF 109.0 on W10 Pro 64-bit I am finding some websites, which require buttons to be pushed to either move to another page or to drop down some further options. In the firs… (read more)

FF 109.0 on W10 Pro 64-bit

I am finding some websites, which require buttons to be pushed to either move to another page or to drop down some further options. In the first instance, a coloured button on a white screen ("Next" etc.) is surrounded by dotted lines when "moused", but doesn't cause a move. In the second, clicking on a caption on a white screen should cause the upper screen to darken and offer further caption options, in white.

I attach screenshots of the "dropdown" problem taken on another browser (Chrome-based) which does work. NS1 shows the first screen, and NS2 the next correct option.

The website in question has as many privileges as can be given it (popups, trackers allowed etc.) but it doesn't make any difference.

As I mention, Chrome browsers work OK with this.

I have also found that other websites, usually to do with processing an online purchase, also behave poorly, with non-functioning buttons. I'm sure that some of it is down to poor website design, but not all.

Having tested all the settings, I am reluctantly drawn to the conclusion that this might be yet another add-on-caused problem. In normal circumstances, I would tackle this with the "binary elimination" of add-ons (turn off half, in half Y/N etc.). However, as this is a financial site which is itself a nightmare to use when running properly, and I cannot keep logging on and off, as eventually it will probably block me (and me from my money) as some sort of security thing.

If anyone has any suggestions or experience of this problem, I'd welcome a heads-up. Otherwise it'll be other browsers only.

Asked by Piscator Duela egun bat

favicon not appearing in bookmark, but is visible on tab and when dragging to bookmark bar

I am experimenting with changing from Microsoft Edge to Firefox. However, a couple of bookmarks that have favicons in Microsoft Edge do not appear to work in Firefox. Att… (read more)

I am experimenting with changing from Microsoft Edge to Firefox. However, a couple of bookmarks that have favicons in Microsoft Edge do not appear to work in Firefox. Attached is a .gif showing me trying to add https://app.powerbi.com to the bookmark bar. You can see that there is an icon on the tab, along with an icon that appears when trying to drag to the bookmark bar. However, when it gets to the bookmark bar, it goes back to the default icon and does not show the actual favicon. The same thing happens when trying to add https://vscode.dev. However, both of those sites have favicon images in the bookmark bar on Microsoft Edge.

Any ideas on how to get the favicon to appear would be greatly appreciated. I understand that it may seem a pretty trivial thing, but I do a lot of screen recordings for my work, and want all of the icons on the bar to appear.

Asked by Steve Wolfe Duela 2 egun

Last reply by Steve Wolfe Duela egun bat

Controlling camera in Firefox

Hi there, I have a laptop running Windows 10, plus the latest version of Firefox. The laptop has a built-in webcam. I have also connected an external webcam via USB. This… (read more)

Hi there,

I have a laptop running Windows 10, plus the latest version of Firefox. The laptop has a built-in webcam. I have also connected an external webcam via USB. This second camera is better quality and preferred, I visit a web site. When I first activate the camera, I am presented with a dropdown of available cameras. The USB camera appears in the list. All is fine. I instruct Firefox to "allow" this camera to be used. (first image) However, after a short time, less than a second, the same dialog is shown again, this time without the USB camera. (second image) There have been no actual hardware changes. I can then click "allow" again and the *integrated* camera works, i.e. not the desired camera. So, two questions, really. First, what just happened? Did Firefox try to control the USB camera, find that it couldn't, and redisplay the dialog showing only the "controllable" option? Second, my desired endpoint here is for the web site to use the USB camera. How do I achieve this? I can easily do this with Chrome but I like Firefox. TIA.

Asked by pete103 Duela 2 egun

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Login problem

Dear Sir/Madam, Since a few days ago I can no longer log in to my mail account using Firefox version 109.0. It works perfect if I use Microsoft Edge but Firefox is my fav… (read more)

Dear Sir/Madam,

Since a few days ago I can no longer log in to my mail account using Firefox version 109.0.

It works perfect if I use Microsoft Edge but Firefox is my favourite.

The mail account I refer is: https://www.mail.com/ When I open mail.com the page opens normally but there is no login-boxes for user and password. Is this something Firex can fix? Or is it me who don't understand how it works?

Best regards Jan Danielsson

My mail adress is: jan.danielsson@cheerful.com

Asked by jan.danielsson Duela egun bat

FIREFOX NOT WORKING PROPERLY

BROWSER LOOKS DIFFERENT. CANNOT KEEP BOOKMARKS,EXTENSIONS OR ANY FORM OF APPS. ONCE I CLOSE THE BROWSER AND SIGN BACK IN EVERYTHING I FOUND AND THOUGHT I SAVED IS GONE AN… (read more)

BROWSER LOOKS DIFFERENT. CANNOT KEEP BOOKMARKS,EXTENSIONS OR ANY FORM OF APPS. ONCE I CLOSE THE BROWSER AND SIGN BACK IN EVERYTHING I FOUND AND THOUGHT I SAVED IS GONE AND i HAVE TO FIND THEM AGAIN. THIS INCLUDES THE BOOKMARKS MENU, BOOKSMARK TOOLBAR, OTHER BOOKMARKS, EXTENSIONS, EVEN CUSTOMIZE, ETC. EVERYTHING.I HAVE LOST EVERYTHING I SAVED ON FIREFOX FOR YEARS. THIS HAS BEEN HAPPENINGTO ME FOR DAYS CAN SOMEONE HELP ME FIX THIS PLEASE?

THANK YOU,

MJR3ME@FIREFOX

Asked by mjr3me@firefox.com Duela egun bat

Need help reverting to Firefox 108. I can install it no problem, but don't understand how to get all my settings back that 109 removed.

Firefox 109 is horrible and I am trying to revert to 108. I have the "Old Firefox Data" file, but have no idea how to get ALL that info back into 108. I am so very upse… (read more)

Firefox 109 is horrible and I am trying to revert to 108. I have the "Old Firefox Data" file, but have no idea how to get ALL that info back into 108. I am so very upset and frustrated right now! So much wasted time. I cannot believe Mozilla did this to us with no warning!!!!!!!! I have seen some articles on how to get the info back, but I don't really understand them. I am relatively computer-savvy, but I definitely do not understand how all this works. Some "Firefox for Dummies" at this point would be greatly appreciated. I am on a PC using Windows 10 professional 64-bit with automatic updates so it's current.

Asked by ElegalEyes Duela egun bat

Last reply by ElegalEyes Duela egun bat

Ad income for FireFox

Regarding the sponsored ads in the new tab screen, the help link states, "Mozilla is paid when users click on sponsored shortcuts." I just wanted to know if Mozilla is p… (read more)

Regarding the sponsored ads in the new tab screen, the help link states, "Mozilla is paid when users click on sponsored shortcuts."

I just wanted to know if Mozilla is paid for each click or for each unique click. If I click it 100 times on the same computer, does Mozilla get more income than if I were to only click it once?

Asked by Bard Duela egun bat

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cant execute firefox after windows update today 1.26.2023

did the MS10 update a few minutes ago - ''Quality Updates (50) 2023-01 Cumulative Update Preview for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 for Windows 10 Version 22H2 for x6… (read more)

did the MS10 update a few minutes ago - ''Quality Updates (50) 2023-01 Cumulative Update Preview for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 for Windows 10 Version 22H2 for x64 (KB5022478) Successfully installed on 1/26/2023 2023-01 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 22H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5019275) Successfully installed on 1/26/2023 2023-01 Update for Windows 10 Version 22H2 for x64-based Systems (KB4023057) Successfully installed on 1/26/2023''


after, could not "run" my firefox reinstalled firefox x 64 still could not run actually, it did not even build the firefox folder i thought it would under c:\program files/mozilla firefox so, i created folder there called Firefox2, and copied the firefox installer program there, and executed still, no "build" in folder, but has a Firefox icon, but still wont execute

firefox is my default browser ! Thanks for any suggestions mike

Asked by Mike Duela egun bat

Substack website

About 50% of the time an article on the Substack site will not load fully. Either the text loads and images do not, or the page loads not at all. I do not have this iss… (read more)

About 50% of the time an article on the Substack site will not load fully. Either the text loads and images do not, or the page loads not at all. I do not have this issue using Edge. I am using Firefox 109.0 on Windows 10. Thank you.

Asked by makent3648 Duela 3 egun

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