Right clicking for websites giving inconsistent choices

I use Win 10 Pro. If I want to copy something - a document or site address or use any other control in the menu, sometimes the menu options appear and sometimes they don'… (read more)

I use Win 10 Pro. If I want to copy something - a document or site address or use any other control in the menu, sometimes the menu options appear and sometimes they don't. Sometimes nothing happens and I have to hit Esc several times to get a program or menu selection to work. Occasionally, I even have to reboot. I seldom use other browsers but when I do, they don't seem to have a problem. I'm thinking of resetting Firefox but I'm concerned about everything I'll lose. I've tried to simply update my browser but it doesn't help. Suggestions?

Asked by Marsha 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Firefox freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds, even in Safe Mode. Task Manager shows one or two of firefox's sub-tasks as "Not responding" and CPU at 100%.

Pretty much title. Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all ext… (read more)

Pretty much title.

Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all extensions didn't help. When I open Task Manager during freezes it shows that Firefox is "Not responding" and when I open sub-tasks it's usually one or two causing the problem. When I close those either firefox closes completely or youtube or reddit crashes, leading me to believe it's something with those sites? Refreshing or reinstalling firefox hasn't helped. I'm on Windows 10 (all updates installed) and Firefox 84.0.1 (x64) as of the time writing this.

I hope someone can help and suggest something. I would hate to switch to another browser, but the problem has become unbearable.

Asked by Paul 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Lost Fiefox browser

1. I had firefox in a 64bit win7 proff with relatively high specs desktop forever. Last week it started showing update notification every time i restart firefox and I ch… (read more)

1. I had firefox in a 64bit win7 proff with relatively high specs desktop forever. Last week it started showing update notification every time i restart firefox and I choose to "remind me later" or something like that (I made the settings so that it won't auto install).

2. During that week i did restart firefox and the computer and everything was normal untill yesterday when I did something normal but I rarely do, that is i turned of the computer for more than a minute and then turned it back on. Then firefox started having trouble loading certain webpages. Things like youtube, google maps, google search, bing home page, were flawless, while things like some businesses (i remember craigslist and goodwill) and some famous podcast webpages and my wifi controlled devices struggle (take too long, then message that they were taking too long, but never show up)

3. I first "refreshed" my firefox, then reinstalled it, then when it wasn't fixed deleted the whole thing and tried installing a fresh downloaded version (I think it was 83). The downloaded installer tells me that i already had firefox and if i wish to reinstall it and after that it takes a long time to throw a message at me that starts with ("hmmmm" for "some" reason unknown reason, the installation failed to work) or very similar wording.

4. The only browser left in the computer is the microsoft one that comes with the computer and it does open the modzilla website but refuses to download the installed (obviously) so i have to download it from a windows tablet and transfer it to this computer.

any advice/insight is very much welcome

Asked by imad.shabeeb 17 hours ago

Last reply by Mamoon 2 hours ago

only prints first page

Even when I tell the printer to print a range of pages, it will only print the first page. I spoke with HP Support already and they said the problem is with Firefox, not… (read more)

Even when I tell the printer to print a range of pages, it will only print the first page. I spoke with HP Support already and they said the problem is with Firefox, not the printer. The drivers are updated.

Asked by peainem123 13 hours ago

Last reply by Mamoon 2 hours ago

Is there a way to change the name/words on a tab, or its color?

As a webgroup site manager I usually have a single window open dedicated to multiple pages within the site. I can have as many as a half-dozen tabs ALL with the same name… (read more)

As a webgroup site manager I usually have a single window open dedicated to multiple pages within the site. I can have as many as a half-dozen tabs ALL with the same name - (then the page-in-use). But all I can see/read is the first part. Is there a way to 'customize' the contents/name/words showing on a tab? Or a way to change the color of the tabs to help differentiate which one is which? I'd like to be able to change "main@beta.groups.io | Messages" to just "Messages" because "main@beta.groups.io | Pending Messages" looks exactly the same until out-of-sight in the tab. Or, I'd be happy enough to make "Messages" green and "Pending Messages" to orange.

Asked by antiquetuck 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Nvidia drivers download page - impossible to select items on "product series".

As mentioned in the subject, if you go to "https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx" and try to select "Product Series" it keeps resetting to default value. Google chro… (read more)

As mentioned in the subject, if you go to "https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx" and try to select "Product Series" it keeps resetting to default value.

Google chrome - no problem here.

I am on Mint 20.1 Cinnamon, kernel 5.8.0.36.40, Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit).

Asked by teehlerr 21 hours ago

Last reply by emmaoliviaa20 6 hours ago

Bing Help!

I've changed my default Firefox search option to DuckDuckGo, and even removed Bing from the list of options... but every time I start Firefox, I see DuckDuckGo in the add… (read more)

I've changed my default Firefox search option to DuckDuckGo, and even removed Bing from the list of options... but every time I start Firefox, I see DuckDuckGo in the address bar, then Bing removes it and replaces it! What the heck?? I don't want MICROSOFT anything, that's why I changed! Help... :-(

Asked by milleniumgirl67 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

Firefox Problems with using NVIDIA Webseite

Hi, i found a Problem with the Nvidia Website https://www.nvidia.de/Download/index.aspx?lang=de When i Search for Driver Download, i choose "Producttype" and then when ch… (read more)

Hi, i found a Problem with the Nvidia Website https://www.nvidia.de/Download/index.aspx?lang=de

When i Search for Driver Download, i choose "Producttype" and then when choosing "Product Series" the Website allways Resets to Start.

I also Informed Nvidia about the Problem, but it is only on Firefox. Im on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) and use Firefox in Latest Version 83.0 no addons.

I also Try Chromium and other Browsers but this Problem only happens on Firefox.

Greetz. Vinz

Asked by cvinz 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 14 hours ago

Google "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue"

After the google outage a week ago I can't get into any google site. I asked a friend that also uses firefox and they can access them just fine, I can enter normally with… (read more)

After the google outage a week ago I can't get into any google site. I asked a friend that also uses firefox and they can access them just fine, I can enter normally with other browsers, too.

Here's a transcript of the error page, if it helps:

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.youtube.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.youtube.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by lucasquiros93 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

continuous disc usage

Firefox seems to be a very high user of disc resources. I can hear the drive it's installed on being continuously accessed, and can see in Task Manager it's almost always… (read more)

Firefox seems to be a very high user of disc resources. I can hear the drive it's installed on being continuously accessed, and can see in Task Manager it's almost always using the most disc resources of any process. Even with one or a few tabs open, when Firefox isn't being actively used.

Can anyone tell me what is going on, and most importantly if there is a way to reduce the endless disc access. thx,

Asked by markeh 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

Bookmark Colours

I have tried loads of options, ie making a userChrome.css folder, but nothing works. I have a new laptop with Firefox 84.0.2 installed, but every bookmark is grey. So di… (read more)

I have tried loads of options, ie making a userChrome.css folder, but nothing works.

I have a new laptop with Firefox 84.0.2 installed, but every bookmark is grey. So difficult to look at. Would prefer the old yellow colour.

Asked by jeanlyon 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

Auto install minor updates only

I am using the ESR versions of Firefox and would really like to have the clients auto-update as soon as possible but I still want to test new major releases when the come… (read more)

I am using the ESR versions of Firefox and would really like to have the clients auto-update as soon as possible but I still want to test new major releases when the come available. Now I know I can use the early releases to test but that pins me down because then I need to be done testing before the public release comes out. So I am looking for an option to install auto-install all minor updates within the same major version but not auto-update to a new major version. Is something like this possible or where can I find this setting?

Asked by louis.vandenboogert 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Saving browser log in information

Each time I close the browser, firefox deletes all log in data. When booting the browser, I need to log in wiht username and password for all software. How can I stop tha… (read more)

Each time I close the browser, firefox deletes all log in data. When booting the browser, I need to log in wiht username and password for all software. How can I stop that from happening and continue using firefox always reusing previous log in data?

Asked by rainerconnectyou 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

a content security policy

For more than 10 years I have commented on many blogs, some nearly every week, however for the last several months every attempt to comment has produced the message "Bl… (read more)

For more than 10 years I have commented on many blogs, some nearly every week, however for the last several months every attempt to comment has produced the message


"Blocked by Content Security Policy

This page has a content security policy that prevents it from being loaded in this way.

The browser prevented this page from loading in this way because the page has a content security policy that disallows it"

This happens whether I am using laptop with Windows 10 and Firefox or tablet with Firefox for Android, using a Google profile

Asked by Mrs-D 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago

cross tab bar flashing line and flashing of all open tabs

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS … (read more)

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS 10.10.5 Yosemite, is "blocked" and has a virus. It had an 877 phone number to call but we failed to write it down. She did nothing after that. When I saw that I pressed the red window page kill button, upper left. Got the rotating rainbow ball. . . computer working overtime. Next, Command-W to kill the webpage, nada. Finally, pressed the hardware ON/OFF button behind left side of screen. On SAFE restart I opened my account not hers and found Firefox had thin, white, flashing lines across the tab bar area(full width) and tabs were flashing individually. Every time you open a tab, this happens or possibly when it is accessing. So, I upgraded Firefox, leaving the OLD version intact. Upgrade I NOW notice is the 64 bit version.

Is there a fix out there? or, is this thing "infected" with the CCP virus or something? Fix for it?

I will shut down and re-open the old version and see if it still happens and post an update here.

Asked by schreib 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago

Grammarly

Why is my Grammarly not working on Mac? I noticed it wasnt working on the Canvas website and then I uninstalled and reinstalled the grammarly extension and it is still n… (read more)

Why is my Grammarly not working on Mac? I noticed it wasnt working on the Canvas website and then I uninstalled and reinstalled the grammarly extension and it is still not working. When I click on the toolbar on the green g I get a blank white box. Help!

{
  "application": {
    "name": "Firefox",
    "osVersion": "Darwin 20.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 20.2.0: Wed Dec  2 20:39:59 PST 2020; root:xnu-7195.60.75~1/RELEASE_X86_64",
    "version": "84.0.1",
    "buildID": "20201221152838",
    "distributionID": "",
    "userAgent": "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.16; rv:84.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/84.0",
    "safeMode": false,
    "updateChannel": "release",
    "supportURL": "https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/84.0.1/Darwin/en-US/",
    "rosetta": false,
    "numTotalWindows": 1,
    "numFissionWindows": 0,
    "numRemoteWindows": 1,
    "fissionAutoStart": false,
    "fissionDecisionStatus": "disabledByDefault",
    "remoteAutoStart": true,
    "policiesStatus": 0,
    "keyLocationServiceGoogleFound": true,
    "keySafebrowsingGoogleFound": true,
    "keyMozillaFound": true
  },

If you need more data info let me know.

      "name": "Grammarly for Firefox",
      "type": "extension",
      "version": "8.868.0",
      "isActive": true,
      "id": "87677a2c52b84ad3a151a4a72f5bd3c4@jetpack"
    },

Asked by brandi.m.malone 15 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago