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overheating on certain websites??

I like Firefox. I'm running 33.1.1 on a year-old MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5. Here's the issue: I have noted that my MacBook Pro will begin to heat rapidly, and th… (tuilleadh eolais)

I like Firefox. I'm running 33.1.1 on a year-old MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5. Here's the issue: I have noted that my MacBook Pro will begin to heat rapidly, and the fan will turn on - usually within 60-90 seconds of opening Firefox. Here's what I did so far: I scaled back the version of Flashplayer - still no difference. Then I started Firefox in "safe mode", and the problem did NOT re-occur. I restarted Firefox - Add-ons enabled, and the heating/fan started again. I "reset" Firefox, and it still occurs. I started it in "safe mode" again, and the problem does not re-occur. I have one add-on: AdBlock. As for plug-ins, they are all set to "Ask to Activate"

I thought at first that it was the AdBlock add-on, but this was not the case.

The webpage where I most frequently encounter this is nytimes.com, which is set as my homepage. If I move off that page into something random, like a Wordpress Page, the issue stops: the computer begins to cool and the fan turns off.

This has not occurred in Safari with nytimes.com loaded as the webpage. I left it running for 10 minutes, and no heat, no fan.

Is there a fix for this? Anyone else experienced this?

Asked by MariaP2B 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by guigs 5 bliana ó shin

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I use dualscreens, whenever I choose fullscreen on Youtube/twitch/... it always go fullscreen on my main monito,anyway to make it fullscreen on other instead?

I have 2 monitors:A and B My setup: work on monitor A (primary one), put firefox browser on monitor B. What I need: I need to play fullscreen on twitch.tv/youtube/... on … (tuilleadh eolais)

I have 2 monitors:A and B My setup: work on monitor A (primary one), put firefox browser on monitor B. What I need: I need to play fullscreen on twitch.tv/youtube/... on monitor B (it always go fullscreen on A whenever I try, even though I putted firefox on B)

Asked by wiolono 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by guigs 5 bliana ó shin

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Unable to access Gmail from Firefox, using my Windows 8.1 laptop

Hi, I have FVD Speed dial and Eversync installed on my Windows 7 laptop, which I've been using for ages now and never had any problems whatsoever. One of my speed dials … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi,

I have FVD Speed dial and Eversync installed on my Windows 7 laptop, which I've been using for ages now and never had any problems whatsoever. One of my speed dials is for my Gmail account, but I cannot get into my email on my laptop that has Windows 8.1 installed from Firefox or Cyberfox even though I can do so without difficulty using Chrome and Opera. On this same laptop (running W8) all the rest of the speed dials are fine - it's only the Gmail one that won't work and I get the following message:

"The page isn't redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."

I have tried every single troubleshooting guide I can find (including going into about:config and making changes there) but to no avail and it doesn't seem (from what I've read) that anyone else has this perculiar problem that I'm experiencing.

As Gmail is one of the speed dials I use the most, it's getting really frustrating and I love this browser so don't want to have to ditch it, but if I can't get this fixed I'm afraid I'm going to have to.

Can anyone help me please?

Thanks

Asked by SMae64 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by philipp 5 bliana ó shin

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new tab problem ..

when i open a new tap it toke me to another site rather than the default , they toke me to this site ( http://www.bit-search.com/?babsrc=affiliate_summit&q=&pid=2… (tuilleadh eolais)

when i open a new tap it toke me to another site rather than the default , they toke me to this site ( http://www.bit-search.com/?babsrc=affiliate_summit&q=&pid=244 ) .. i installed an app then this problem began i fixed the home screen and reset it to default but i cant do that to the new tab .. ! i love firefox especially for the new tab interface .. how can i fix it !?

Asked by Amr94 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by CoryMH 5 bliana ó shin

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How can I make Firefox not-display images?

About 20 years ago I could configure Mosaic to not-display images. I browse with lynx usually now, but have to use something else when I need Javascript. Sometimes I wa… (tuilleadh eolais)

About 20 years ago I could configure Mosaic to not-display images. I browse with lynx usually now, but have to use something else when I need Javascript. Sometimes I want to not-display images. I can't find a setting in Firefox for this.

Asked by RandomTroll 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 5 bliana ó shin

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Since upgrading to Firefox 33, The open sans font did not display correctly when specified by a website.

Some of the vertical lines in the fonts are double width like a mixture of bold and normal font weight. I have hardware accellaration disabled. The problem is not fixed w… (tuilleadh eolais)

Some of the vertical lines in the fonts are double width like a mixture of bold and normal font weight. I have hardware accellaration disabled. The problem is not fixed when I change default font settings. The problem is not resolved be resetting zoom to 0.

Inspect Element identifies the problem happens when the website selects open Sans. If I stop sites selecting fonts and force the defaults I don not get the problem. Therefore the problem is with Firefox 33.1 rendering certain fonts specified by websites.

My machine is windows vista and Open Sans is not shown in the font list. However this was not a problem with previous versions of Firefox.

I did need to do a reset of firefox parameters during the upgrade to 33 so maybe ther eis some other parameter which needs changing to help render fonts which are not loaded on the machine?

Asked by saewulf 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by finitarry 5 bliana ó shin

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Problemas para instalar Firefox

En mi Laptop estaba funcionado bien el navegador Firefox, hasta que mi proveedor de un Banco me exigió instalar un protector para el navegador por seguridad, después de i… (tuilleadh eolais)

En mi Laptop estaba funcionado bien el navegador Firefox, hasta que mi proveedor de un Banco me exigió instalar un protector para el navegador por seguridad, después de instalado, comenzaron los problema, no me abría Firefox, procedí a limpiar el historial y la cookies, no funciono la limpieza, desinstale Firefox y lo instale de nuevo, al terminar la instalación, salió una aviso: NO SE PUEDE CARGAR SU PERFIL FIREFOX. PUEDE QUE ESTA INACCESIBLE O HAYA DESAPARECIDO. PERFIL DESAPARESIDO. Por favor me podrían ayudar con instrucciones para seguir usando tan maravilloso navegador? Gracias Saludos Omar Machado

Asked by ORM 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 5 bliana ó shin

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Mozilla keeps blocking the Dragon Naturally Speaking addin

I am running a dictation program entitled Dragon Naturally Speaking version 13. I keep getting an error message when I use Mozilla saying that the add in is being blocked… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am running a dictation program entitled Dragon Naturally Speaking version 13. I keep getting an error message when I use Mozilla saying that the add in is being blocked and asking whether I would like to allow the add in. I have repeatedly selected Allow and Remember only to have the error message pop up again.

Any information or assistance anyone can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Gjrmjohnsonatgmaildotcom 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by Gjrmjohnsonatgmaildotcom 5 bliana ó shin

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Why does Firefox 33.1.1 require a User Account Control dialog before loading?

I am unable to stop FF from requiring the User Account Control dialog box before it will load. I uninstalled and reinstalled a clean copy, which worked the first time, an… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am unable to stop FF from requiring the User Account Control dialog box before it will load. I uninstalled and reinstalled a clean copy, which worked the first time, and then re-established the UAC dialog on subsequent starts. This is incredibly annoying. It has never happened before with FF. How do I stop this behavior? I will stop using the damn program if this can't be fixed.

Asked by ricger 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 5 bliana ó shin

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Recently getting AutoConfig alert when starting Firefox - fix?

Windows 7-64 Just started doing this. "Netscape.cfg/AutoConfig failed. Please contact your system administrator. Error: defaultPref failed: [Exception... "Component retu… (tuilleadh eolais)

Windows 7-64

Just started doing this. "Netscape.cfg/AutoConfig failed. Please contact your system administrator.

Error: defaultPref failed: [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x8000ffff (NS_ERROR_UNEXPECTED) [nsIPrefBranch.setIntPref]"  nsresult: "0x8000ffff (NS_ERROR_UNEXPECTED)"  location: "JS frame :: prefcalls.js :: defaultPref :: line 55"  data: no]"

Advice please. Thanks.

Asked by Thumper1 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 5 bliana ó shin

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Settings for allowed add-ons downloads site list not saved.

Under about:preferences#security, you can choose what sites can download add-ons without you needing to allow it thru the Exceptions button by Warn Me When Sites Try To I… (tuilleadh eolais)

Under about:preferences#security, you can choose what sites can download add-ons without you needing to allow it thru the Exceptions button by Warn Me When Sites Try To Install Add-ons

The defaults are; marketplace.firefox.com and addons.mozilla.org

But every time Firefox is restarted, this list is deleted. Even resetting Firefox does not fix this. I deleted the prefs.js file, but no joy. I checked, and found this enter in the file, but it will not display when Firefox is started.

dom.mozApps.signed_apps_installable_from;https://marketplace.firefox.com

I even downgraded from Firefox 34.0.5 to 33.1.1 but the issue is still there.

As far as I can tell, this is the only setting that is having trouble.

Asked by FredMcD 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 5 bliana ó shin

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small icons are missing in outlook email account like inbox,new email or signout button images not available.

Hello, I attached screenshot. Small buttons/icons are missing in email account but when I try to open my account in other browser like Explorer and Google,It Works perfec… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, I attached screenshot. Small buttons/icons are missing in email account but when I try to open my account in other browser like Explorer and Google,It Works perfectly. Can you please look into this issue. Thank You. Mukesh

Asked by mukesh99 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 5 bliana ó shin

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Every time I open Firefox, it acts like it is downloading a file.

Every time I open Firefox, a small box moves up from the middle of the screen to the download progress arrow in the upper right corner of the Firefox window. I check the … (tuilleadh eolais)

Every time I open Firefox, a small box moves up from the middle of the screen to the download progress arrow in the upper right corner of the Firefox window. I check the download progress window and nothing is downloading, but every time I open the application, it does this. It didn't use to happen. I am running Firefox 31.1 on a Mac. I just updated to 31.1.1.

Asked by jspulaski 5 bliana ó shin

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I want to rearrange the extensions in what order I like :)

I am loving FF and the extensions. However, I want the extensions to be put in the order that I want. For example, there are some "active" extensions, such as AWESOME SCR… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am loving FF and the extensions.

However, I want the extensions to be put in the order that I want.

For example, there are some "active" extensions, such as AWESOME SCREEN SHOT, that I want to be displayed. There are some "passive" extensions, like SELF-DESTRUCTING COOKIES, that I want in the >> drop down menu, as I don't actually interact with them regularly.

Is this something that can be done?

Mac OS X 10.10.1 Firefox 33.1.1

Sincerely, William.

Asked by Wi11 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by CoryMH 5 bliana ó shin

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sessionstore.js cannot be found in 33.1.1

I depend on Group Tabs and if/when FireFox crashes sometimes sessionstore.js gets corrupted. I regularly archive copies of that file so I can recover. In one of the lat… (tuilleadh eolais)

I depend on Group Tabs and if/when FireFox crashes sometimes sessionstore.js gets corrupted. I regularly archive copies of that file so I can recover. In one of the latest versions (after 11/8/2014) it appears that you have either changed the method or hidden sessionstore.js somewhere other than on my C:/ drive. it is no longer "findable" with "show hidden files" turned on

1. Will you tell me/us where it is now located or 2. Tell me/us how to recover our sessions

Asked by GerryWilliams2 5 bliana ó shin

Last reply by ptressel 5 bliana ó shin

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firefox launches its homepage and my homepage at the same time

I went to about:config and found browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone had 33.1.1 as the reason two startup pages were launching. I clicked modify and removed the 33.1… (tuilleadh eolais)

I went to about:config and found browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone had 33.1.1 as the reason two startup pages were launching. I clicked modify and removed the 33.1.1 but it still put itself back in. I then saw browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID clicked Modify and cleared the number but it put itself back. This just started happening and now this appears in the address bar: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/33.1.1/whatsnew/?oldversion=23.0.1

Ordinarily this never happens but always starts happening after I update to the newest version.

Thank you in advance for your time and attention in this matter.

Sincerely,

Christopher Frank

Asked by christopherf 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by philipp 5 bliana ó shin

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Extensions dissappear in Firefox 33.1.1

The issue occured two days ago. After updating to Firefox 33.1, most of my extensions have dissappeared. List of extensions: NoScript, Adblock plus, Adblock plus pop-up a… (tuilleadh eolais)

The issue occured two days ago. After updating to Firefox 33.1, most of my extensions have dissappeared. List of extensions: NoScript, Adblock plus, Adblock plus pop-up addon, Element hiding helper for Adblock plus, Multirow bookmarks toolbar, X-notifier, WOT, VKfox, вконтакте.ру downloader, Avast (switched off), Epubreader, Add to search bar.

My antivirus software: Avast 2015 free edition with all the updates.

Extensions which do not dissappear: Adblock plus, WOT, Epubreader, Avast online security (switched off).

What happens: yesterday I launched browser (Firefox 33.1) and found out that most of my extensions had dissappeared. I looked through Firefox system folders (Appdata/ and Program files/) - there were no signs of extensions, as if I had never installed them. I added them back. Surprisingly, all settings of extensions were okay. The next day this issue happened again. I thought it was some malware, so I ran antivirus checking. Avast found nothing. Next thing I thought of was: maybe Firefox does that itself? So, I installed all the extensions. Then I closed browser and immediately opened it again. Extensions were at their place. I thought that the issue was solved. Today, I switched my computer on, opened Firefox, guess what happened? Correct, no extensions (except for the four abovementioned ones). I re-installed Firefox, issue still exists. The only thing I found out - extensions dissappear with time. Today, my computer was switched on the whole day. I closed Firefox, left the computer for few hours. When I came back, there were no extensions, again.

What I am going to do now - check the system for malware again, with Dr.Web's CureIt utility. If it doesn't find anything, then, I will install the older version of Firefox and try it. Google Chrome works well, no problems with extensions (but I have only 2 installed for Chrome).

P.S. Almost forgot, bookmarks are okay, settings do not change, search engines are at their place too. But DuckDuckGo keeps appearing in list of search engines after uninstallation. So, I think that issue is in Firefox.

Asked by haher2 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by the-edmeister 5 bliana ó shin