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about opening word files(*.doc)

When opening word files(*.doc) on the server with Firefox browser, it is very slow, but other browsers open word very quickly. Is this a bug in the design of the firebox … (read more)

When opening word files(*.doc) on the server with Firefox browser, it is very slow, but other browsers open word very quickly. Is this a bug in the design of the firebox browser?

Asked by 1346942613 51 minutes ago

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Firefox on Debian nothing loads or opens.

Mozilla Firefox 78.8.0esr, Debian 10.9 (x86-64), no add-ons, and none of the pages are loading. Hi everyone, just wanted to check if someone had this issue before or know… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox 78.8.0esr, Debian 10.9 (x86-64), no add-ons, and none of the pages are loading.

Hi everyone, just wanted to check if someone had this issue before or knows a solution please. Since yesterday, non of the pages in Firefox are loading. On the same computer, using other browsers there are no issues at all.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox. Purged it as well. Tested with a new profile, (firefox -P...) , same results, nothing loads. No error messages or anything. I will just have the small loading dash on the firefox tab and that's it.

I can't even access localhost, or the troubleshooting settings or the web developer tools. Nothing will open at all.

I found this thread mentioning that it might be related to libnss3. But I have the most recent and stable version available already installed: 2:3.42.1-1+deb10u3

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=981184

I uninstalled firefox, removed the folder .mozilla and just tried to make sure no trace of Firefox is left. Reinstalled it again, same thing...

I have a VPN, and the same results also with or without the VPN connected.

Any ideas please?

Thanks! Have a good day!

Asked by JesseJames 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 16 hours ago

YouTube and random no sound, Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 4B Raspberry Pi OS -- Fully updated OS. Firefox 78.9.0esr (32-bit) -- Latest and greatest for Raspberry Pi OS. Some videos I am getting no sound. I try the … (read more)

Raspberry Pi 4B Raspberry Pi OS -- Fully updated OS. Firefox 78.9.0esr (32-bit) -- Latest and greatest for Raspberry Pi OS.

Some videos I am getting no sound. I try the effected videos in Chromium for Raspberry Pi OS and it works fine. I read about a possible fix and tried disabling hardware acceleration with no effect. I also blew out all the cookies,. history and stored site data. Each attempt closing and reopening Firefox. Same thing on the same videos, no sound in Firefox but fine in Chromium.

Any tips or pointers?

Asked by Tabatchnick 21 hours ago

Last reply by Tabatchnick 2 hours ago

Firefox Default Browser very slow to come up.

Firefox is my default browser but it takes FOREVER (5-10 minutes) to come up. I have refreshed several times but it only lasts for one session. Other browsers come up a… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser but it takes FOREVER (5-10 minutes) to come up. I have refreshed several times but it only lasts for one session. Other browsers come up almost immediately. Whats wrong??

Asked by rdbgolfer 3 hours ago

Last reply by TerryN21 2 hours ago

My tabs keep crashing started happening a month or so ago

I never used to have problems, but about a month or so ago my tabs kept crashing on different sites. I usually sent the report. Recently I did an HP suggested Optimize … (read more)

I never used to have problems, but about a month or so ago my tabs kept crashing on different sites. I usually sent the report. Recently I did an HP suggested Optimize - which was a BIG mistake, but I say that because I had to have my whole OS reinstalled and added an antivirus program Webroot so I was astonished that the crashing is starting to happen again. Can you please tell me why or fix this problem or I may have to switch to another browser this is annoying! Thanks.

Asked by karattop.kp 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Firefox Profiles folder (about 79 GB) cannot be deleted - Recycle bin error message

Hi, i have a problem with deleting a huge FireFox profile folder. After moving them into the recycle bin im not able to delete the folder properly. The size is about 79 G… (read more)

Hi,

i have a problem with deleting a huge FireFox profile folder. After moving them into the recycle bin im not able to delete the folder properly. The size is about 79 GB and i would love to get rid of this huge file...

Unforetunately i cannot since i receive the follwoing messages:

Object "entries" in use "cache2" in use "nrbzc9xm.default-release-1600871876077" in use

Im really lost... Tried to delete in safe mode and after i uninstalled firefox. No chance!

Any advice?

Any help is appreciated.

Best from Germany,

Simon

Asked by burning84 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Afterpay

Hi everyone, Afterpay will now not work for some reason on firefox. Works on edge, no issue. (HATE Edge) Web opens, I complete the login details, click go or whatever th… (read more)

Hi everyone, Afterpay will now not work for some reason on firefox. Works on edge, no issue. (HATE Edge)

Web opens, I complete the login details, click go or whatever the button is to get to the payment screen, and it loops back to the login screen again, login details are blank........ No error message.

I Contacted Afterpay, they have no idea why it keeps looping with Firefox.

HELP!!!

Thanks Trina

Asked by sthnmetals 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 hours ago

Firefox don't use free mem

I have more than 100 tabs and more than 1k open in the background (the tab is downloaded from the previous session, but not open). When opening / closing the FF tabs, it … (read more)

I have more than 100 tabs and more than 1k open in the background (the tab is downloaded from the previous session, but not open). When opening / closing the FF tabs, it gradually uses up to 18-20GB. When this limit is reached, friezes begin, the tabs open slowly. Memory busy FF is released ~2GB, after that it starts to load pages. According to symptoms, it looks like a shortage of RAM. But I have 64GB RAM, reserve (Win) 17GB, free 15GB. And more is 9GB SWOP on SSD, 136GB of free space on SSD and 1TB+ free space on HDD (RAID0), 200+ MB / sec internet . Where and what to change to ff used accessible resources? After all, they exist!

Asked by A-l-exa-n-d-r 1 day ago

Last reply by TerryN21 3 hours ago

“A web page is slowing down your browser.”

Dear Volunteer. Not "yelling" at you personally, but... PLEASE discontinue “A web page is slowing down your browser.” It’s useless, and EVERYBODY hates it. Since this "im… (read more)

Dear Volunteer. Not "yelling" at you personally, but...

PLEASE discontinue “A web page is slowing down your browser.” It’s useless, and EVERYBODY hates it.

Since this "improvement" was force-fed to us, the opening of almost every site gets hijacked and frozen by a redundant alert.

Please at least give us the option to disable it. Seriously, I see (Not Responding) in the activity windows more than anything else since the idiotic yellow bar made it's unwelcome appearance.

PLEASE kill it. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, Thanks.

Asked by foxcodd 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Mini Firefox icon on end of dock in macOS Big Sur 11.2.3

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads f… (read more)

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads folder and trash icon. I was wondering if anyone else has the same issue. Restarting seems to help but comes back, removing Firefox from the dock also seems to help but once it's back in there it comes back after a while.

Asked by Jorge Hernandez 4 hours ago

Media keys captured by Firefox

Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag medi… (read more)

Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false, which worked for a while. But now it doesn't. I also tried setting dom.media.mediasession.enabled to false, and all 4 combinatios of the 2 flags. Firefox keeps capturing media keys. Tried disabling every addon shortcut too, as some other webpage recommended.

Note that it happens even if there's nothing in firefox, ie 1 tab on the "home" screen. Close Firefox and Spotify starts responding. Open Firefox and it stops working.

Using Firefox v87.0

Asked by gorigori95 8 hours ago

Last reply by gorigori95 8 hours ago

Firefox freezing up

Firefox recently started freezing up on various websites. I thought the move to Rust was supposed to make Firefox more reliable, but in fact if one tab has problems with … (read more)

Firefox recently started freezing up on various websites. I thought the move to Rust was supposed to make Firefox more reliable, but in fact if one tab has problems with JavaScript, then the ENTIRE Firefox app freezes up.

Firefox 87, Windows 10.

Example triggering website for my machine:

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/no-kindle-needed-10-free-ebook-reader-apps-for-your-phone-or-tablet

Asked by mcandre 11 hours ago

Problem with firefox with using embedded links and pictures showing up

My current PC Firefox Browser (ver 87.0 (64 bit and up to date) has the following problem. For example when I go to Yahoo.com and pick a news story, there is always a lin… (read more)

My current PC Firefox Browser (ver 87.0 (64 bit and up to date) has the following problem.

For example when I go to Yahoo.com and pick a news story, there is always a link.

I press link and nothing happens. All the pictures don't show up in link.

However, when I open a new Firefox Browser in a new tab or even in a Chrome browser it works.

What is the solution to fix this?

Thank you.

Asked by Alan123 11 hours ago

Firefox hangs Ubuntu 20.04

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but … (read more)

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but no difference still hangs Ubuntu. Need help on this one Thank you

Asked by Lumaja 3 days ago

Last reply by JustSecurity 1 day ago

Firefox will not open

I have used Firefox for many years problem free, it is my default browser. I am now attempting to open the Firefox home page so I can add a trusted address (one that Fire… (read more)

I have used Firefox for many years problem free, it is my default browser. I am now attempting to open the Firefox home page so I can add a trusted address (one that Firefox will not open- I get a similar file not found message) but it will not open. All I get is this message File not found

Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US/locale/branding/browserconfig.properties.

I have reinstalled Firefox and it is still my default browser, but no change. In all other respects, no problems.

Asked by myolsen 20 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 20 hours ago

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can't sign in to a specific website

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) … (read more)

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) it does some blinking or flashing loading type thing and ends with this message: -- We're sorry, something didn't work quite right. Please try again. IDID-1060 --. this is going on for 3? weeks now. i have called tech support through spectrum with no help. they could get in on their end and we changed pw's but it didn't help me. also--and i have no idea if this matters at all, but it disturbs me... the padlock right beside the address box says -verified by amazon-. why is that? at times when i have hovered that at websites, it says verified by, and the name of my security service. i can't 100% say that i have checked it when signing into spectrum tho, but still i don't understand why it would say amazon! i much prefer using firefox! but i also feel like i shouldn't have to use chrome part time to get to certain sites or do certain things. PLEASE PLEASE help me figure this out.

P.S. i am already forced to use chrome to play games on facebook for years now. except bingo blitz, which is odd to me. i can play that through firefox. sighs.

Asked by beth 3 days ago

Answered by beth 2 days ago

Firefox crashes when I start it. Won't open at all

I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled. Same problem. Crash ID: bp-536abca7-34b7-4b32-adfa-217ba0210414 Thank you. I am working on my desktop so I may not be able to … (read more)

I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled. Same problem. Crash ID: bp-536abca7-34b7-4b32-adfa-217ba0210414 Thank you. I am working on my desktop so I may not be able to respond immediately if you have questions.

Asked by garshell 1 day ago

Menubar and drop down menus are pink

macBook pro M1 13" OS11.2.2. When in Firefox browser (87.0) the menu bar and drop down menus are in pink as are portions of the page. How do I change the color? Hate pink… (read more)

macBook pro M1 13" OS11.2.2. When in Firefox browser (87.0) the menu bar and drop down menus are in pink as are portions of the page. How do I change the color? Hate pink.

Asked by ky1 1 day ago