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FF has become useless and nothing but bugs and fixes

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you cannot right click save as on an image, after the image has been dl already to save it FF re-downloads the image again. Noone can produce a config setting that corrects that. so if your paying for data FF is causing you to pay double.

while something is DL most of the time the dl stalls. You now cannot pause and resume a dl to get it going again, the old Dl dialogue box had a pause function, the new one 'right-click' shows a pause but its grayed out and does not function

FF cannot handle multiple tabs anymore, if you open multiple tabs it freezes FF and you get a slow script error. But the same tabs can be opened in an old version of IE 7,

the repeated crashes are well known without a fix,

the new version seems to have numerous bugs without fixes, or explanations that you need some add-on instead of a FF function.

the mere fact that FF cause double data usage without a fix or explanation is beyond inexcusable. Payinf for double data because of a code error is unbelievable. test i opened IE went to a pg open 3 tabs saved the images, and did the same in FF and it used 3.23 times more data.

Every since that Tor / FF debacle when the old versions were declared no good every version of FF since then has had to many errors without fixes that it has became an industry joke. The fact that chrome and IE or better browsers now speaks volumes. I am no code writer, but since that time, every version is so slow and bug prone, that what ever attempt to say face or redemption has been a disaster.

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To answer your questions here:

you cannot right click save as on an image, after the image has been dl already to save it FF re-downloads the image again. Noone can produce a config setting that corrects that. so if your paying for data FF is causing you to pay double.

I'm not sure I understand this. When I click save image as then try again it works fine for me. Can you clarify what you are trying to achieve?


while something is DL most of the time the dl stalls. You now cannot pause and resume a dl to get it going again, the old Dl dialogue box had a pause function, the new one 'right-click' shows a pause but its grayed out and does not function

It is better to use an external Download Manager (DM) if you are on dialup or have an unreliable connection. An external Download Manager offers better support for resuming interrupted downloads than the built-in Firefox DM.

You can use the FlashGot extension to integrate an external Download Manager in Firefox. FlashGot: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/flashgot/


FF cannot handle multiple tabs anymore, if you open multiple tabs it freezes FF and you get a slow script error. But the same tabs can be opened in an old version of IE 7,

This is most likely the way Firefox is set up on your end. What add-ons are you running since I don't see any listed. I need some more non-personal information from you. Please do the following:

  • Click the Firefox button at the top left, then click the Help menu and select Troubleshooting Information from the submenu. If you don't have a Firefox button, click the Help menu at the top and select Troubleshooting Information from the menu.

Now, a new tab containing your troubleshooting information should open.

  • At the top of the page, you should see a button that says "Copy text to clipboard". Click it.
  • Now, go back to your forum post and click inside the reply box. Press Ctrl+V to paste all the information you copied into the forum post.

If you need further information about the Troubleshooting information page, please read the article Use the Troubleshooting Information page to help fix Firefox issues.


the repeated crashes are well known without a fix,

Again this is specific in your case. Follow the steps below to provide us crash IDs to help us learn more about your crash.

  1. Enter about:crashes in the Firefox address bar and press Enter. A Submitted Crash Reports list will appear, similar to the one shown below.
  2. Copy the 5 most recent Report IDs that start with bp- and paste them into your response here.

SubmittedCrashReports-Win7


the new version seems to have numerous bugs without fixes, or explanations that you need some add-on instead of a FF function.

I see you have Fx 26 installed and not the latest 27.0.1. See what's new with Firefox in version 27.0.1 http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/27.0.1/releasenotes/


the mere fact that FF cause double data usage without a fix or explanation is beyond inexcusable. Payinf for double data because of a code error is unbelievable. test i opened IE went to a pg open 3 tabs saved the images, and did the same in FF and it used 3.23 times more data.
Double data usage? Are you talking about a smart phone data limit or your RAM usage?
Every since that Tor / FF debacle when the old versions were declared no good every version of FF since then has had to many errors without fixes that it has became an industry joke. The fact that chrome and IE or better browsers now speaks volumes. I am no code writer, but since that time, every version is so slow and bug prone, that what ever attempt to say face or redemption has been a disaster.
Tor and Firefox? What are you talking about?
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Create a new profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problems.

See "Creating a profile":

If the new profile works then you can transfer some files from an existing profile to the new profile, but be cautious not to copy corrupted files to avoid carrying over the problem.

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It is not brain surgery, the post speaks for itself.

if you are on a website and open an image in a new tab to save it, ff dl's it to cache so you can view it in that tab. if you right click to save it "save image as" ff re-downloads the image a second time, it DOES NOT save it from the already downloaded cache version of it.

That is double the data usage to get a single image. if it is a 2 mb image, ff uses 2mb to open the tab and view in tab, and then uses another 2 mb to re-save the image. IT DID NOT USE TO DO THAT ON THE OLD VERSIONS. and 27 does it too.

No if your internet plan charges you by the mb or gb your wasting data charges on duplicate data, because of a FF code problem.


as for the numerous bugs, read the forum, and just like your answer instead of a fix, YOU suggest you use an add-on or other software instead of fixing the issue or default config problem.

No-one should have to use a dl manager just because FF wont fix its dl problems. That is the biggest issue these days is the excuses and workarounds instead of fixes.

The older FF all had a pause and resume option so even if the off chance it stalled you could stop and start it. now you cant, the pause button is visible but grayed out. (that is on ever persons ff I have seen) home work, friends, not just mine. and there are numerous hits about that on web searches.

The ff browser is the software that reads the script, all the new versions have repeated slow script warnings when the browser stalls. that is a browser issue, not a computer, or setting, or website error. FF the browser is reading the script, and the slow script error is a FF issue, with no fix.

then you try and say to upgrade again to 27 from 26. The whole issue and problem is FF instead of fixing the bugs just claims upgrade. that's fine but 27 has the same bugs as 26, but FF wont fix a "bug' under 26 so every bug up to that point that has been reported is ignored. FF will only address bugs under 27, but the code for 27 is 99.8% of 26, but all the bugs from 26 and earlier version that are migrated into 27 have to be reported individually AGAIN, and new bug reports made, but by that time there will be a 28 and again nothing will be fixed.

you cant just throw out a new version every 3 days and ignore the old bugs and not fix them.

FF is just becoming useless, you sure cant dl with it, pics, files, etc. no dl will complete. god help you if you have to dl a zip file.

As for the settings, just an excuse. So to prove it, before replying I remove all add ons, reset to default, FF will not dl a 30 mb file. but on the same connection IE did it in under 13 seconds, and chrome 24 seconds. FF failed to complete 3 different times and stalled to the point it froze the browser the final try.

That is not any other issue but the browser software and code.

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For the Tor/Firefox issue. tor the 'dark web/anon web' what ever you want to call it was compromised by a Firefox issue.

if you have no idea what tor/Firefox, a tor browser bundle etc. is than i have serious doubts about your knowledge to be giving help advice.

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No need to personalize your comments here. We get it - you aren't happy with the Mozilla developers and with Firefox, but there is no need to take it out on the support volunteers.

If the sole purpose if this thread was to provide feedback to Mozilla, please do so here (using the current version of Firefox) - https://input.mozilla.org/en-US/feedback

Since I don't see any support questions here, I am locking this thread.

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hello, this forum is staffed by volunteers and user just like you. if you're not willing to follow basic troubleshooting procedures like creating a new profile as cor-el has suggested above, posting here won't make much difference - we cannot fix bugs and developers won't read here. creating a new profile will be totally non-invasive (you can always switch back to your existing profile), but will help determine which of the issues you've mentioned may be genuine firefox bugs and which of them may be happening due to your particular configuration, corrupted files in an old profile and so on...

to reply to some of your other points: i don't know where you've got the idea that bugs from before firefox 26 won't be addressed - this is obviously not correct and not how the rapid release cycle is working.

in regards to the tor/firefox issue, like with every other browser there will be new security vulnerabilities discovered in firefox regularly (https://www.mozilla.org/security/know.../firefox.html), which cannot be avoided for a project with that size. the important thing is how quick such vulnerabilities are addressed once they are reported and mozilla has a good track record there, distributing fixes for zero-day-exploits to its users within hours. so with the tor browser bundle, as with any other browser, it's of essence to keep it up-to-date - the vulnerability that was used to compromise tor users that you're likely referring to was already fixed in an updated versions at the time the exploit took place.