Firefox hangs/freezes after 85 update.

Hi everyone, After the 85.0.0 update and still now with 85.0.1 and 85.0.2 firefox crashes. It's usually happened with clicking a link that'll take action outside of fire… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi everyone,

After the 85.0.0 update and still now with 85.0.1 and 85.0.2 firefox crashes. It's usually happened with clicking a link that'll take action outside of firefox (not a url link but a download attachment link in gmail or a print link). I've also had it happen with placing links from the search bar to the bookmark bar, and just recently opening up the 'show all bookmarks' window.

It'll hang, i won't be able to click anything, and then it'll give me the 'close window' screen. It's never fully crashed and given me an error message. I start up firefox again, restore the session and everything is back to where it was.

I've tried refreshing. I've tried creating a new profile. I've tried uninstalling and downloading 85 direct from mozilla. Nothing seems to be working. I'm going to see how it does for a bit in safe mode, but all the add-ons I have I've had way before the 85 update and all of them are recommended by mozilla.

I'm all ears (eyes?) for solutions!

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Fonts Installed in the System are Missing from the Custom Font Options

Just a few days ago I was still using Firefox 84 where all fonts were displayed properly in the font select options. After upgrading the browser to 85 (or 85.0.1/85.0.2 m… (tuilleadh eolais)

Just a few days ago I was still using Firefox 84 where all fonts were displayed properly in the font select options.

After upgrading the browser to 85 (or 85.0.1/85.0.2 maybe), all fonts installed later in the system have disappeared from the selection list, and the selected option has become the default option.

Attachments:

  • Pic.1 - Fonts installed in system such as Inter(sans-serif), JetBrains Mono(monospace)
  • Pic.2 - Missing of these fonts in browser

System:

  • Version: Windows 10 20H2 19042.804
  • Language: Simplified Chinese

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I am not sure, but I guess it started happening after last Firefox update.

I ran about:crashes and the crash seems not to be stored (my last crash happened in Feb/19/2021:

Report ID Date Crashed a5a56e65-ee4c-4a43-a84f-b419cd6a0bde 2/18/2018, 7:48 PM 5f76ee4e-5fb2-42f7-9e35-e09bbf4d9ee4 12/28/2017, 5:32 PM Submitted Crash Reports Report ID Date Submitted bp-572a568f-fa0a-4e4c-b827-9124e0191014 10/14/2019, 8:39 AM

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