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Firefox crashes because low free left RAM!

I have many tabs like 200-300. Firefox crashed today. I also have 4GB page file on top of that. Strange! After I restarted Firefox it was using only 6.8GB RAM. Perhaps me… (read more)

I have many tabs like 200-300. Firefox crashed today. I also have 4GB page file on top of that. Strange! After I restarted Firefox it was using only 6.8GB RAM. Perhaps memory leak. BTW if I have browser.cache.disk.enable set to false. Is page file still used?

Thanks for help.

Asked by empleat 1 month ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 minute ago

Autofill Causes Firefox To Crash

When you are presented with a text field, sometimes when you type, a small list of words you entered previously will drop down. You can then select one of those previous … (read more)

When you are presented with a text field, sometimes when you type, a small list of words you entered previously will drop down. You can then select one of those previous words, or continue with what you were originally typing. This is the Autofill feature for Firefox.

Lately, it has been a pain. After an hour or so of use, the instant I click on a text field to type something (usually for searching), the autofill box would partially drop down, only for Firefox to completely hang up. Once you recover from the initial crash, the autofill bug would not appear until at least an hour later. I tried turning off Autofill, but it cost me access to my History, so I was forced to do a complete browser reset. This issue has been with me for about a couple of weeks, and I have no idea why it's doing this.

Asked by no1wammy 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Firefox crashing when opening most Russian websites!

I am on Mac OS High Sierra Since about a week literally any Russian website I open just crashes Firefox immediately. I have tried to restart in Safe Mode and clear histo… (read more)

I am on Mac OS High Sierra Since about a week literally any Russian website I open just crashes Firefox immediately. I have tried to restart in Safe Mode and clear history - it didn't help. What is happening?! Using Chrome in the meantime (no crash there)

Asked by Danas 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

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Password usage

Good morning, please help & advise. I am obviously doing something wrong or missing something but I cannot find out how to disconnect my Primary Password which Firef… (read more)

Good morning, please help & advise. I am obviously doing something wrong or missing something but I cannot find out how to disconnect my Primary Password which Firefox asked for everytime I click on Firefox. I only want to use the Primary Password when I want to open an excisting connection to a saved folder or site.

I hope I'm making sense.

Asked by bohdanskrypec 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Typo -

April 8th, 2021 Dear FireFox, I don't know where else to send this too as your contact us form/page is so complicated and I can't find an email address. You have a type o… (read more)

April 8th, 2021

Dear FireFox,

I don't know where else to send this too as your contact us form/page is so complicated and I can't find an email address. You have a type on your page "https://monitor.firefox.com/remove-my-data", under "How do we remove it?". The paragraph below states "... It’s not available yet, but blick below if you are interested in finding out more." I believe "blick" should have been "click".

Thank you,

Crypt Lord

Also, my subject only needs to be four characters as I get this error message for my title "Ensure this value has at least 5 characters (it has 4)."

Asked by CryptLord 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 23 hours ago

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Some Form Text Boxes On Website Do Not Appear Using Firefox

I use a website (u-bill.com) to access my Product and Account information for software I purchased. To find my purchase I need to enter my email address and 1 of 3 other … (read more)

I use a website (u-bill.com) to access my Product and Account information for software I purchased. To find my purchase I need to enter my email address and 1 of 3 other items of information: Last 4 digits of CC; Order ID Nr; or Password. I am able to enter my email address but the text boxes for the other 3 do not appear. This only happens when I use Firefox as it is my preferred browser. I am able to enter the information in the form using Chrome. A search of possible fixes suggested disabling "hardware acceleration". I tried that and it did not work. Today was the first time I tried to access this information although I have had the account for 1 year so I do not know if Firefox ever was able to access it. I am using Firefox V 87.0 (64 Bit) and Windows 10. Here are two screen shots: #1 is the form using Firefox. #2 is the form using Chrome.

Asked by bruceburns12 2 days ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

I don't understand the below errors

Hi Everyone I'm using the latest FF 87.0 64bit in Win 10 Home. I launched FF to a blank tab only, and see the following messages in the console listed below, too advance… (read more)

Hi Everyone

I'm using the latest FF 87.0 64bit in Win 10 Home. I launched FF to a blank tab only, and see the following messages in the console listed below, too advance for me to understand. Also when I add uBlock Origin, it blocks the telemetry data, see the errors below also. Even if I allow access to uBlock, it'll still block telemetry data. For the sake of security, I've changed my browser signature info to 1234 in all the strings below.

What do they mean? Do I need to reset my FF?

THANKS!


Fire Fox Console Errors for a blank tab --------------------------

17:03:21.944 Unknown category for SetEventRecordingEnabled: fxmonitor 17:03:22.602 Error: Can't find profile directory. XULStore.jsm:66:15

   load resource://gre/modules/XULStore.jsm:66
   XULStore resource://gre/modules/XULStore.jsm:24

17:03:22.716 ExtensionError: No such native application com.lastpass.nplastpass ExtensionUtils.jsm:58:5

   ExtensionError resource://gre/modules/ExtensionUtils.jsm:58
   startupPromise resource://gre/modules/NativeMessaging.jsm:83

17:03:22.719 this.ports.get(...) is undefined 4 ExtensionParent.jsm:364

   recvPortMessage resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:364
   recvPortMessage self-hosted:1173
   _recv resource://gre/modules/ConduitsChild.jsm:78
   receiveMessage resource://gre/modules/ConduitsParent.jsm:371

17:03:22.918 extension is undefined 4 ExtensionParent.jsm:321

   normalizeArgs resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:321
   recvRuntimeMessage resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:330
   recvRuntimeMessage self-hosted:1173
   _recv resource://gre/modules/ConduitsChild.jsm:78
   receiveMessage resource://gre/modules/ConduitsParent.jsm:371

17:03:49.519 this.window.gBrowserInit is undefined 2 ext-browser.js:1135

   get activeTab chrome://browser/content/parent/ext-browser.js:1135
   candidates chrome://extensions/content/parent/ext-tabs-base.js:2062
   next self-hosted:1428
   query chrome://extensions/content/parent/ext-tabs-base.js:2081
   next self-hosted:1428
   from self-hosted:486
   query chrome://browser/content/parent/ext-tabs.js:936
   query self-hosted:1173
   result resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:956
   withPendingBrowser resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:489
   result resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:956
   callAndLog resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:918
   recvAPICall resource://gre/modules/ExtensionParent.jsm:955
   AsyncFunctionNext self-hosted:690

17:03:49.523 Unchecked lastError value: Error: An unexpected error occurred lp-handler.js:1

   _cwonFocused moz-extension://1234f1234-2345-1234-1234-12345a04d1234/scripts/background/app/lp-handler.js:1

Ublock error ----------------------------------------------------

uBlock Origin has prevented the following page from loading:

https://incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org/submit/telemetry/1234d1234-1234-1234-1234-123400004321/health/Firefox/87.0/release/20210318103112?v=4:

Because of the following filter:

||incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org^

Found in: Peter Lowe’s Ad and tracking server list

Disable strict blocking for


Asked by Ken94105 1 day ago

who decides these terrible ideas to change the basic way FF works?

Thanks to terrible, productivity-sucking changes in the basic functions of the FF browser, I have started using other browsers. First - FF updates far too frequently - al… (read more)

Thanks to terrible, productivity-sucking changes in the basic functions of the FF browser, I have started using other browsers. First - FF updates far too frequently - almost daily. No option to block update notifications. Never know if it's something trivial, an important security fix, or a major interface change. The 'what's new' page is always incomplete. 2nd - FF downloads software surreptiously through the sneaky "normandy" back door and inserts feature changes irregardlessly. Doesn't matter if you explicitly selected NO to enrolling in studies. Users can't get a straight answer on how to disable Normandy. Named after the Allied stealth invasion of Europe, it does the same thing to our computers. 3rd- FF caters to fringe techie desires with an onslaught of unwanted or unsuable additions that bloats the software, uses up CPU, or inserts intrusive attention-seeking diversions. I am forced to spend too much time after each update to investigate how to shut off unwanted surprises as well as unannounced alterations to my option settings. For example, if I press the mute button on my keyboard a very large media window pops up and takes over a sizeable chunk of my computer screen. It cannot be resized. It has no close button. Took hours to find out how to disable this. 4th-FF developers seem to expect users to have the newest computer equipment, huge display screens, and lot's of extra memory. If not, too bad. 5th - the recent puzzling, arrogant changes to the basic print function is evidence of that mindset. FF developers say they aren't going to let users revert to the normal "classic" small foot-print pulldown menu on the left side of the screen to preview, set up headers, etc. Too bad if the open window is too narrow to view this new intrusive, real estate consuming right hand display. Too bad that you can no longer simply seamlessly interact and accomplish the task. Too bad that the FF developers think they know better than you that you should change the way you work. 6th Reader view is an obscure feature. I do not want to be forced to use it. I do my best to strip out or ignore the overwhelming number of pictographs competing for my attention, 7th - I can no longer see URLs in the address bar. You've truncated them. I am forced to cut and paste them into a text editor to see them in their entirety. 8th - Firefox hangs video streaming sites like peacocktv.com. Windows Taskmanager shows that FF forces CPU and hard drive usage to 100%. 9th -There is no mechanism to escape, break, or interrupt FF's failed video stream. How sad that Microsoft's obnoxious Edge browser is better at video streaming. It uses far less system resources on the same video streaming site. AND doesn't hang the OS. It's likely FF's new unwanted capability to launch multiple picture in pictures - which I don't use - hogs resources. 10th- How about beta testing using 'normal' non-super techie /gamer users? 11th -FF disabled user Feedback. I stopped updating Firefox. Not trustworthy.

Asked by plew29881 1 week ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

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Secure bank site log-in fais

I try to access my bank website and when I log in the tab says "Something went wrong" and the page tells me Sorry, we couldn't complete your request Sign in to online ban… (read more)

I try to access my bank website and when I log in the tab says "Something went wrong" and the page tells me Sorry, we couldn't complete your request Sign in to online banking or our mobile banking app to continue. This started on April 1, 2021 Running Firefox v87.0 (64) on Win 10. All apps are current. Tried resetting Firefox, and clearing cache which didn't work. I can sign-in using Edge. Thanks

Asked by rshessel 6 days ago

Answered by rshessel 2 days ago

Site not opening Youtube and Google

Hi! So i have a problem with opeing sites : Google and Youtube. It happend randomly. All was working great i restarted computer and suddenly its not working;/ I scaned fo… (read more)

Hi!

So i have a problem with opeing sites : Google and Youtube. It happend randomly. All was working great i restarted computer and suddenly its not working;/ I scaned for viruses - download eset - nothing. When eset war running it started working again - i deleted eset since it was slowing down my pc, and the problem is back.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

Error info:

https://www.youtube.com/?gl=PL&hl=pl


Wystawca certyfikatu uczestnika komunikacji nie został rozpoznany.


HTTP Strict Transport Security: true

HTTP Public Key Pinning: true


Łańcuch certyfikatu:



BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----

MIIDdjCCAl6gAwIBAgIQKd8+XqA5qrZPzhYj71P8MzANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADAj

MSEwHwYDVQQDDBhEaWdpQ2VydCBHbG9iYWwgUm9vdCBHMUEwHhcNMjAwNDA4MDcx

NjI2WhcNMzEwNDA4MDkxNjI2WjAaMRgwFgYDVQQDDA93d3cueW91dHViZS5jb20w

ggEiMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4IBDwAwggEKAoIBAQDeIu9SWvCMhhDqkCCvRmDY

/8Z/EyxMySr5+CgqMmApxmNA5kKSDpjbCFGuRTkC/2SwLiaQCRuovVvwvZrk8Tlu

dxu6txaDQg9nldZVS19FO5bj5L/8FO7n82bLxm+omGDF+IVbZW+338fbfO/HcxS1

GEnammeE44nw8vYdpPrQx481gu9AGMLsQLUM/EwUQ4u4FHQPKE9z6iUtkebv0/h+

4GbhvdDegrCXyvJSXuzxzilgtB5R1inw5UvibVcStdpjL69+px39OKJvV05eqNfJ

xJtxjmx7HQgZcjdW/Xo1f4yYxyaT9toYxdPpH1atB58TlsMA66x/Z2kKK2gL+MiB

AgMBAAGjga4wgaswEwYDVR0lBAwwCgYIKwYBBQUHAwEwDAYDVR0TAQH/BAIwADAO

BgNVHQ8BAf8EBAMCBaAwNgYDVR0RBC8wLYIPd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tgg0qLnlv

dXR1YmUuY29tggt5b3V0dWJlLmNvbTAfBgNVHSMEGDAWgBSWti4vM+xzcoW7bzKo

dbvLnKtUdjAdBgNVHQ4EFgQU1lIhGk7z+LGh+Amnt433ZZmGSoAwDQYJKoZIhvcN

AQELBQADggEBAGAlYFFFqa/XToQ6idM+5F9a1l+IOHfp8og3pg1Z1GVbfrB14eRJ

ZulnLkJI0cxpSNgLo9m9sl6+JdL85gV0f/6PpxDgflfZBKJgPxFtDShemgRiY2jQ

Vl6b7/Rp8nR1r3kfdcc1mA0XQKnzt4RxjzFUqHycWbkiBVPBm+ZVD2btgb8gVluZ

ScGRF0GolVx84KoE1A2WkrxRgu/lprAV/8I6AZxnI8oSBc/SqRXjInbtt1jd0xMe

nOCYTjOld+52kl3/LTCmSmHtBau0JlRROAMchNl7xhGrwNer9uYuylFC85xa0GzA

7S6uZRV3pnqWHBq9BUvU+Tm/hLfGkHcZI/E=


END CERTIFICATE-----


Need help :)

Thanks

Asked by serwerek4444 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Always crashes when accessing online banking

My Mozilla occasionally crashes on various websites but this is rarely a big deal and is usually restored without further problem. However, when trying to access my onlin… (read more)

My Mozilla occasionally crashes on various websites but this is rarely a big deal and is usually restored without further problem. However, when trying to access my online banking (Co-operative and Smile) it crashes repeatedly after a few seconds, making these sites unusable. Anyone got any ideas why this specific site is a problem and how to overcome it?

My cookie cache is erased every time firefox closes and I only have Ecosia as an Add on. My security setting was strict but I changed it to standard. This had no effect. I'm not very familiar with Linux so a simple explanation would be appreciated!

Thanks in advance

P.S; The crash reports fail to submit. I don't know if this is related.

Asked by leicestergreensteve 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Downloading firefox

After a recent upgrade...I got an error message about an 85/86 discrepancy. I was told to delete and restore Firefox....Now I can't load Firefox because of a 7-Zip error … (read more)

After a recent upgrade...I got an error message about an 85/86 discrepancy. I was told to delete and restore Firefox....Now I can't load Firefox because of a 7-Zip error "Can not create temp folder file." Please help.

Asked by sdix1 2 weeks ago

Last reply by sdix1 2 days ago

Infinite captcha on google tabs

On old tabs, where I have opened google.com, there is infinite captcha! Once I solve it, it will immediately return back. I tried delete cache and cookies and restart PC.… (read more)

On old tabs, where I have opened google.com, there is infinite captcha! Once I solve it, it will immediately return back. I tried delete cache and cookies and restart PC. Nothing helped! I read on reddit it is known issue with Firefox!

Asked by empleat 4 weeks ago

Last reply by empleat 4 days ago

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"www firefox com cn"

Sir/Ma'am, My system is a standard install, and when I open Firefox, click Help, About Firefox, and then click the linked word (Mozilla) "Firefox is designed by Mozilla" … (read more)

Sir/Ma'am,

My system is a standard install, and when I open Firefox, click Help, About Firefox, and then click the linked word (Mozilla) "Firefox is designed by Mozilla" it takes me to "www firefox com cn" ?

Is the version of Firefox in the Linux repositories the China version with an American facelift?

I know you all do not have command and control of this, but I thought someone should be aware that the default Firefox browser for Linux installs seems to be the CCP Firefox and not American version. With all the CISA activity, it might be something to look into.

Kernel: 5.4.0-70-generic x86_64 GCC v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.6.7 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana Base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal

Firefox for Linux Mint: 87.0 (64-bit)

Asked by SyntaxNero 5 days ago

Answered by SyntaxNero 5 days ago

Firefox won't open anything

Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 20.10 is currently unusable as it won't open anything. Firefox opens with no page loaded. Clicking the single "getting started" bookma… (read more)

Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 20.10 is currently unusable as it won't open anything.

  • Firefox opens with no page loaded.
  • Clicking the single "getting started" bookmark does nothing.
  • Entering a search term in the address bar and pressing 'enter' changes the url in the address bar but nothing is loaded and the page remains blank. There is no indication that anything is loading.
  • Entering a url, such as "www.youtube.com", and pressing "enter" does nothing. There is no indication that anything is loading.
  • Opening the menu by clicking on the burger icon, then on "preferences" does nothing except make the menu disappear (same with most of the options in the menu).

In the browser console I see some errors and no request info (see screenshot).

I've tried `sudo apt purge firefox` then installing again, which didn't help. The problem started with ubuntu 20.04 (I only updated to 20.10 to see if it might resolve this problem).

I've tried the "refresh firefox" option, starting in safe mode, and clearing the startup cache, which didn't help.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

Asked by briancallander 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

firefox keep crashing while signed in to the "firefox account"

it started from yesterday... when i open firefox after a minute or less the browser suddenly close all tabs and show me a report crash windows. . my windows specification… (read more)

it started from yesterday... when i open firefox after a minute or less the browser suddenly close all tabs and show me a report crash windows. . my windows specifications:

  • Windows 10 Pro
  • version: 1909
  • OS Build: 18363.1440

browser: Firefox version 87.0 (64-bit)

I tried this options but didn't help me and crash didn't stop:

  1. open it in safe mode.
  2. refresh browser option.
  3. disable and delete all extentions.
  4. delete cookies and web data button.

. there is some information that i noticed. I unistall and install again and until I didn't sign in to my "firefox account" on the top right corner of the browser, it didn't crashed. but still I want my account, passwords, bookmarks, ect... i sign in and crash started. i goes to appdata and delete firefox folder, start the browser again, my sign in to firefox account disappeared and the browser stopped from crashing. also the crash happened immediately after hitting sync now and happened a few seconds after going to firefox account settings. and it's happening after around a minute when i do absolutely nothing after opening the browser or go to website such as youtube. please help me. even though using another browser is crash-free but i wish to stay using firefox (with my firefox account)

Asked by mohammad ghaznavi 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Bookmarks where are they

Hello, My computer crashed and my windows profile is gone. I made new profile and now my firefox profile and bookmarks are missing Typed about:profiles but don't see anyt… (read more)

Hello,

My computer crashed and my windows profile is gone.

I made new profile and now my firefox profile and bookmarks are missing Typed about:profiles but don't see anything but the one I'm using now

-Erkki

Asked by emannikk 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Problem with login on specific sites only - Login not possible or forgotten - Incognito mode works fine

Hello, I have a problem with login on a few selected sites. On some sites I cannot login at all, on other sites I can log in, but as soon as I don't interact with the web… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with login on a few selected sites. On some sites I cannot login at all, on other sites I can log in, but as soon as I don't interact with the website for a few seconds the login is lost and the next click on any link shows me a "not logged in"-state.

For example on my companies Outlook Web Access site, when I enter my account info and click on "Sign In", it briefly shows a loading screen and then takes me back to the login site. On another webiste I can log in and use the website without problems, but not clicking anything for more than ~5 seconds leads to the login being lost. The strange thing is: in incognito mode everything works fine on both sites!?

Firefox is 87.0, I have already deleted all cookies and stored data.

Asked by elmojito 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Cannot access or display my own domain website in Firefox

I hope someone can help me with this problem. I own the domain "cpaaffiliatesnetwork.com" and the site serves as my business site and access to my business network platfo… (read more)

I hope someone can help me with this problem. I own the domain "cpaaffiliatesnetwork.com" and the site serves as my business site and access to my business network platform. The site is SSL secured and the SSL certificate was renewed in February 2021 for 1 year. Since the SSL renewal, I started having issues accessing the site from any browsers installed on this computer (Edge, Firefox & Chrome). I have now managed to fix the display issue in both Edge & Chrome through clearing cache / history, BUT, I have tried the same with FF with no success. I have also tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, but, still receive the error below for any attempt to access the site: Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.cpaaffiliatesnetwork.com. Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

All external people i have asked to check the site have confirmed it works fine for them, but, it will not work for me. Hoping someone has a suggestion many thanks in advance :)

Asked by darren.williamson3 1 week ago

Last reply by strafy 1 week ago