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Firefox hangs randomly

Tried uninstall, update, troubleshoot mode, restart, clear cache, malware detect, task mgr, etc. Windows 10 software, drivers, firewall, hardware, memory, etc are ok. Fir… (read more)

Tried uninstall, update, troubleshoot mode, restart, clear cache, malware detect, task mgr, etc. Windows 10 software, drivers, firewall, hardware, memory, etc are ok.

Firefox hangs, no rhyme or reason, random pages, every hour or so.

Am I the only one having issue?

Asked by infodog 3 days ago

Last reply by infodog 9 seconds ago

Suggestion: Cookie desired retention and cookie rejection on close of browersr

Hi All I manage my cookies manually as I keep many tabs open permanently. Having to constantly log back in to those accounts would be onerous if cookies were deleted on c… (read more)

Hi All

I manage my cookies manually as I keep many tabs open permanently. Having to constantly log back in to those accounts would be onerous if cookies were deleted on close of browser. Managing this via manually adding the website exceptions function is also a drag.

Would it be possible to have a 'keep cookie list' that are saved when the browser is closed?

Cheers M

Asked by Kimberl 58 minutes ago

Please restore the "Page Setup" menu option

Hi, I recently created a new profile in Firefox as I regularly do, as a consequence I found that the "Page Setup" menu option has been removed in a past release. I can't … (read more)

Hi,

I recently created a new profile in Firefox as I regularly do, as a consequence I found that the "Page Setup" menu option has been removed in a past release.

I can't fathom why this has been removed, I "print" plenty of PDF's and like to customise the Headers/Footers based on what I'm "printing".

Searching for a fix suggests either installing a 3rd Party Add-on or "hacking" the "about:config". This is not user friendly in the slightest for something that has been around for literal decades.

Forcing a user to install an Add-on or even go through "about:config" and set "print.show_page_setup_menu" to true is bonkers!

Yes, bonkers!

Please restore the "Page Setup" option as default, please don't remove it or stealth hide it.

Sincerely,

Jay

Asked by r7pxrv 1 hour ago

Default email setting

Firefox is set as my default email app in W10 - pls see uploaded image. I have tried to change it by using the options at the bottom of that default app screen. I use Sk… (read more)

Firefox is set as my default email app in W10 - pls see uploaded image. I have tried to change it by using the options at the bottom of that default app screen. I use Sky Yahoo mail but I cannot change from Firefox. I want to set Sky Yahoo as my default email for W10.

Any help for this old novice much appreciated.

Thank you.

Asked by R.1C 20 hours ago

Last reply by R.1C 1 hour ago

Firefox won't open Google.com

Hello, I've tried to use google but Firefox won't let me. I have no Idea how to fix this, but had the same problem yesterday and it went away automaticly and now it's bac… (read more)

Hello, I've tried to use google but Firefox won't let me. I have no Idea how to fix this, but had the same problem yesterday and it went away automaticly and now it's back again. Does someone know how to fix this problem permanently?

"Kein Verbindungsversuch unternommen: Mögliches Sicherheitsproblem

Firefox hat ein mögliches Sicherheitsrisiko erkannt und daher www.google.com nicht aufgerufen, denn die Website benötigt eine verschlüsselte Verbindung.

Was können Sie dagegen tun?

www.google.com verwendet eine Sicherheitstechnologie namens "HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)", durch welche Firefox nur über gesicherte Verbindungen mit der Website verbinden darf. Daher kann keine Ausnahme für die Website hinzugefügt werden.

Am wahrscheinlichsten wird das Problem durch die Website verursacht und Sie können nichts dagegen tun.

Falls Sie sich in einem Firmennetzwerk befinden oder Antivirus-Software einsetzen, so können Sie jeweils deren IT-Support kontaktieren. Das Benachrichtigen des Website-Administrators über das Problem ist eine weitere Möglichkeit.

Weitere Informationen… "

Weird thing is, that there clearly is an certificate.

Asked by sanchez.sun90 3 hours ago

Lost Bookmarks

Hello, I lost my bookmarks when I changed my password. Can Firefox recover them on its servers? I've seen many similar complaints arising from similar problems. One would… (read more)

Hello,

I lost my bookmarks when I changed my password. Can Firefox recover them on its servers? I've seen many similar complaints arising from similar problems. One would think that Firefox would address this issue to improve the user experience.

Regards, G

Asked by siket.g 10 hours ago

Last reply by siket.g 9 hours ago

Brower Freezes

Firefox V102(64) Win10 Hardware Acceleration off. Freezes sometimes after several hours, sometimes after 5 minutes even while one tab is working, no other tabs work. … (read more)

Firefox V102(64) Win10 Hardware Acceleration off. Freezes sometimes after several hours, sometimes after 5 minutes even while one tab is working, no other tabs work. Task Manager to turn off Firefox. Main tabs https://www.kadaza.com, Fox News, YouTube, and business websites. Sometimes ESPN.

Lastest update did not fix.

Asked by admin287 9 hours ago

fonts.googleapis.com freezes Firefox and I have to reboot

This fonts.googleapis.com script freezes Firefox and it doesn't matter how long I wait it doesn't run again unless I restart my laptop. How can I fix it or block it? Than… (read more)

This fonts.googleapis.com script freezes Firefox and it doesn't matter how long I wait it doesn't run again unless I restart my laptop. How can I fix it or block it? Thanks.

Asked by NY14221 12 hours ago

403 - Forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied.

Why I can't get on webpage Doddrv.com. 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplie… (read more)

Why I can't get on webpage Doddrv.com.

403 - Forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied. Thank you for your time

Asked by Bill 16 hours ago

Outlook not Working Properly on Firefox

Hi All, My outlook is suddenly not working properly on Firefox. It keeps lagging and freezing. I tried refreshing Firefox and clearing cache but with no use. Can anyone a… (read more)

Hi All,

My outlook is suddenly not working properly on Firefox. It keeps lagging and freezing. I tried refreshing Firefox and clearing cache but with no use. Can anyone advise please?

Asked by doda.omar90 16 hours ago

How to prevent history for long unique query strings

We frequently visit sites that use long query strings. Some of these strings are unique and session-specific, and the server will never allow them to be used again. Other… (read more)

We frequently visit sites that use long query strings. Some of these strings are unique and session-specific, and the server will never allow them to be used again. Other query string variables are used for session-specific navigation, like a page number or a record ID, and we may never have interest in trying to get back to that exact same spot within an application, but we might want to save some higher-level entry point. As a simple example, look at your history and see how many entries there are for 'www.google.com/url'.

To reduce the size of my history, I'd like to filter what gets logged. Actually I don't mind "History" for history's sake as a record of places we've actually been. The problem is that the same database is used for autotype and other purposes. The current implementation is not ideal for going back and visiting "applications" versus "specific web addresses". Maybe it's better to state that History should track URI's but when we are navigating back through History to go back to a specific page we're more interested in a less-specific URL. Using Google as an example again, it's OK for History to record the fact that I've visited a hundred Google search pages, or page 2,3,4 for a specific search, but ultimately I might only want to save the part of the query string that is relevant to a specific search. The next time I go back to some page there might not be a page 4, so if I'm going through history again for the purpose of revisiting pages, I just want to see page 1 of the results.

Can anyone recommend a plugin that allows regex filtering of history, or recording of page visits into a different database in addition to Firefox History? From there of course it would be convenient to filter that data by time and otherwise, just like History.

From a developer perspective, History gets written to a specific database/file - can someone tell us exactly which file and format that is? I might be able to write a post-processor that filters out underable records.

Is there a better approach to managing history? Is History just an automatic Bookmark, meaning I should be looking for a bookmark manager for this? Or maybe we should do a mass copy of History into a dedicated Bookmark folder, manipulate records there, and use that for back-navigation?

Time to create an Enhancement request?

Should I write a plugin? :)

Thanks.

Asked by Tony 18 hours ago

Trouble connecting with Yahoo sites using Firefox browser.

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into m… (read more)

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into my Microsoft Edge address bar and the Yahoo site pops up immediately. What can I do to consistently access Yahoo sites on my Firefox browser?

Asked by hardieg 19 hours ago

Most recent Firefox Update has disabled Firefox and it will not open.

After loading its most recent update, I am unable to open Firefox. I get two error messages. The procedure entry point SECMOD_LockedModuleHasRemovableSlots could not b… (read more)

After loading its most recent update, I am unable to open Firefox. I get two error messages. The procedure entry point SECMOD_LockedModuleHasRemovableSlots could not be located in the dynamic linked library C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\xul.dll and a second error message couldn't load XPCOM. What can I do to solve this?

Asked by thornleydj 20 hours ago

igHome and Google Calendar

I am using the latest Firefox version 102.0 and I have igHome set as my home page. Yesterday the Google Calendar Gadget would no longer display the calendar but would dis… (read more)

I am using the latest Firefox version 102.0 and I have igHome set as my home page. Yesterday the Google Calendar Gadget would no longer display the calendar but would display this message:

Firefox Can’t Open This Page To protect your security, accountsgooglecom will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.

If I click on the “Open Site in New Window” button it does open the calendar. (See attached screenshot.) I have tried login out and back into igHome and my Google account but it doesn’t fix the issue. This is happening on both my laptop and desktop computers running Windows 10 Home. All Windows updates are up to date. I opened Firefox in Troubleshooting Mode and the calendar still does not show. When I use the Google Chrome browser with the same igHome home page the Calendar works fine. Is this something Firefox can fix, or do I need to contact Google?

Asked by jterps52 20 hours ago

Unable to see lines of data fill 'boxes' (screen masks) since new updates HELP

It seems that since the last update none of the available screen schemes / contrast schemes allow for me to see the input mask boxes. (Of course today with this support… (read more)

It seems that since the last update none of the available screen schemes / contrast schemes allow for me to see the input mask boxes. (Of course today with this support page there is an exception but....) I have wasted hours trying to read and adjust and end with only an attitude. HELP

Asked by TimHoHere 21 hours ago

Firefow slows down and becomes inoperable

Firefox seems to slow down and then stops responding. I have looked at it and it seems to load up to 25 instances, even when only 4 tabs are open. When it fails the only … (read more)

Firefox seems to slow down and then stops responding. I have looked at it and it seems to load up to 25 instances, even when only 4 tabs are open. When it fails the only option is to stop it operating and start over. This problem seems to getting worse with newer updates.

Asked by DerickB52 21 hours ago

Websites where I have accounts freezing

Hi guys- I've just recently started having this problem with two websites, both of which I have accounts for: my company's own website - bbowt.org.uk - and Canva. I can g… (read more)

Hi guys-

I've just recently started having this problem with two websites, both of which I have accounts for: my company's own website - bbowt.org.uk - and Canva.

I can get onto both sites and start using them, but invariably - after a certain amount of time - they will freeze up so that none of the links on the page work anymore.

The only solution is to go to 'Clear Recent History' then 'Clear Active Logins' - but a) obviously I don't want to log out of these sites - I need to be logged in to work, and b) I'd like a permanent solution.

All suggestions welcome

Thanks a lot

Pete Hughes

Asked by petehughes1 21 hours ago

Background inactivity

Hello i've been having some problems on the latest software of yours i'm most of the time watching livestreams but from update v.100 of your software it became weird tab… (read more)

Hello i've been having some problems on the latest software of yours i'm most of the time watching livestreams but from update v.100 of your software it became weird tab suspends after some in activity which is a problem for me

i found a solution through ABOUT:CONFIG and disabled these 3 for videos 1 - media.suspend-bkgnd-video.enabled 2 - media.resume-bkgnd-video-on-tabhover 3 - browser.tabs.unloadOnLowMemory

for videos and live streams it was good it didn't suspend but my problem now since update v.102 is that video plays but the CHAT stops and doesn't reload until i reopen firefox to the front of my programs

although it is runnning in the background and NOT MINIMIZED

even when the live stream has some lags and re-buffer it doesn't rebuffer or refresh the page to reconnect to the live stream until i force my firefox in front of my programs or games and again it was not minimized

if there is an option in the about:config to change this please tell me i'm already losing my mind as i missed one of my friends live stream because of that suspension

thank in advance

Asked by MegaDooOooM 1 day ago

Last reply by MegaDooOooM 22 hours ago