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Latest Update Crashes

This post is on my Mac Catalina. This morning Firefox updated on my Windows 7 before I closed out. Now that it is evening Firefox does not open on that computer. What … (read more)

This post is on my Mac Catalina. This morning Firefox updated on my Windows 7 before I closed out. Now that it is evening Firefox does not open on that computer. What should I do to fix it since it does not open; it crashes immediately.

Asked by tightpurchaser 2 weeks ago

Last reply by tightpurchaser 2 weeks ago

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Unable to login after Firefox updated to 96.0

Hi Team, After updating to Firefox version 96.0, we are unable to login to our application, after pressing login button our login page is getting refreshed. From warnings… (read more)

Hi Team,

After updating to Firefox version 96.0, we are unable to login to our application, after pressing login button our login page is getting refreshed. From warnings it looks like a Cookies issue. As 96 version has SameSite:Lax as default but we are setting SameSite:None; secure; but it is not working.

Kindly help us.

Thanks & Regards

Asked by projecthelpdesk2014 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

I lost all my tabs

So my browser pages weren't loading so I went to my windows 10 settings app and went to "Apps" and then I clicked on FireFox to uninstall it but it gave me an option to "… (read more)

So my browser pages weren't loading so I went to my windows 10 settings app and went to "Apps" and then I clicked on FireFox to uninstall it but it gave me an option to "Refresh" it and so I did that and it fixed the issue I was having but ALL my tabs are gone and I NEED them back. Please tell me there's a way to get them back. I think I even had important ones to. ;-; ;'(

Asked by jillv46 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Firefox will no startup

I use firefox and pay for the vpn from firefox. Last week I encountered a ransomware attack. The Firefox immediately quarantined the attack. I am having no issues with… (read more)

I use firefox and pay for the vpn from firefox. Last week I encountered a ransomware attack. The Firefox immediately quarantined the attack. I am having no issues with using the computer. What was affected is Firefox itself. I cannot open Firefox at this point. I get permission denied messages upon launch. I have tried reinstalling a number of times in both the standard login and administrative login environments but I get the same results in both. Where do I go from here? Thanks Pat Imbriglio ...

Asked by imbriglio2 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Impossible to create new profile or utilize Firefox

Hi, After several issues with firefox not opening or loading websites properly, I attempted to do a clear reinstall of firefox. However upon installing I get the followin… (read more)

Hi, After several issues with firefox not opening or loading websites properly, I attempted to do a clear reinstall of firefox. However upon installing I get the following series of issues which prevent firefox from working all together.

Upon starting up Firefox automatically opens the profile manager. On first attempt the "Create Profile Wizard" would not function all together. After manually adding the "Mozilla" and "Firefox" folders to %appdata% it will now open, however the following issues occur regardless of any attempt made on my behalf.

If attempting to save a new profile to the default location the following error occurs

Profile couldn’t be created. Probably the chosen folder isn’t writable. [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80520015 (NS_ERROR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED) [nsIToolkitProfileService.createProfile]" nsresult: "0x80520015 (NS_ERROR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED)" location: "JS frame :: chrome://mozapps/content/profile/createProfileWizard.js :: onFinish :: line 239" data: no]

If attempting to save a new profile to a different location the following error occurs when trying to either start up OR quit firefox

An unexpected error has prevented your changes from being saved.

After a times.json file is created

I have tried running in administrator mode, safe mode, everything I could possibly think of, and at this point I am convinced I will never be able to use firefox again despite having loved the browser for over a decade Attempting to find help through the knowledge base has completely failed

Asked by PrivateUser1 2 weeks ago

Last reply by PrivateUser1 2 weeks ago

forgot password requests

firefox does not send forgot password email links from website www.kijiji.ca I contacted Kijiji this morning & this I was told has been not working for months on the… (read more)

firefox does not send forgot password email links from website www.kijiji.ca I contacted Kijiji this morning & this I was told has been not working for months on their site. When will this be corrected? Thank you in advance

Asked by Girls With Guitars 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Firefox opens with blanks screen will not load tabs, options, about:config won't work.

This is going to be long sorry. A lot has transpired My son was using 78.15esr. I upgraded it to 91.3esr. After the upgrade the browser worked; tabs loaded, surfing was … (read more)

This is going to be long sorry. A lot has transpired

My son was using 78.15esr. I upgraded it to 91.3esr. After the upgrade the browser worked; tabs loaded, surfing was fine, could go into settings and about:config was fine.

He went to watch something on Netflix. Netflix complained his browser was not supported and he needed to upgrade to the latest version - which at the time was 91.3esr.

In frustration he installed Chrome. When he tried to run it he was told software restrictions were in place. I had not set any restrictions, and I checked secpol.msc and there were definitely no path rules defined. If restrictions can be set in group policy I had not set them because I am unaware of them.

So he installed Microsoft Edge, which installed VC runtime for 2013 and 2015-2019 for both x64 and x86.

At that point Firefox no longer loads tabs at all. About:<anything> doesn't work. Settings doesn't work. You can't go to safe mode (more on that later), and when closing the browser two processes remain taking about 60 seconds to end.

I did have the group policy templates for Firefox installed. When I upgraded to FF 91 I installed the latest templates.

A couple of times when I started FF it complained about vcruntime140 was missing. But just running FF again worked without doing anything else.

So I reverted to 78.15; I uninstalled v91.3esr. I deleted his profiles.ini and profiles folder and then copied them back from a back up. I removed any registry settings, and copied back the v78 ADML files. I then installed v78.15esr with internet disconnected. Did not run FF after install. Went into group policy editor and turned off telemetry and auto updates then re-enabled internet

Run FF and same issue. tabs not loading. Pages not loading. I can click on a menu and I can type into navbar and search bar but there is no response. I checked internet was working.

I deleted the %LOCALAPPDATA% cache folders. I flushed the DNS cache. None of this worked.

So I uninstalled FF again, deleted the profile folders and ini. Disconnected from Internet. Deleted any registry settings, and removed the group policy templates. Then installed 78.15 from scratch and let it create a new profile.

Same darn problem. It seems to me that installing chrome and/or edge has done something nasty, but I have no idea what. I say that because before he did that he could surf the web, but Netflix just said his browser ver was outdated.

I tried contacting netflix on chat but they were worse than useless.

So I uninstalled again and removed everything. Connected the internet and installed FF again and let it update automatically. Same problem.

I've left him with edge but I need to fix FF.

I even uninstalled the VCLibs, Chrome and Edge. These did not fix the problem.

I tried safe mode but when firefox restarts there are two processes that take 60+ seconds to end so FF sits there saying "restarting...". When those processes finally end Firefox does not restart.

Checked for viruses; nothing found. Rebooted PC several times.

So at this point in time; FF will run but will not load the 3 tabs; Facebook, Netflix and youtube. They stay blank. Settings is not accessable, nor is addon's or logins and passwords. Typing anything on the search bar does nothing Typing anything in the address bar does noting Trying about:config or about:profile or any other about's does nothing. When closing FF two processes take 60+ seconds to end.

If I go back to him and tell him I need to reinstall Windows he will go absolutely nuts.

What also worries me is that Netflix said that the most recent esr browser version was not supported and that he should update to a later version.

And what is even more troubling is I updated his girlfriends PC at the same time and hers works perfectly. This scares the hell out of me because I then expect responses like "Your sons problem is not a firefox problem".

Asked by citizen1138x 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Verification emails will not send to address with non-standard TLD

I tried multiple times to sign up using my email address that uses the domain @sleepy.fish. I was slightly tipped off when firefox attempted to ask if I had made a mistak… (read more)

I tried multiple times to sign up using my email address that uses the domain @sleepy.fish. I was slightly tipped off when firefox attempted to ask if I had made a mistake entering my email... i tried multiple ways to get the verification emails send both via web client and ios app and it simply would not send. To sanity check I created a new account using an old @gmail.com address and immediately got the verification email.

I'm kinda migrating off of mega corp google products though, hence the signing up for firefox sync haha. Would be great if I could figure out how to ensure delivery of the verification email so I can complete account setup with my custom domain email

Asked by jrileyharrington 2 weeks ago

download failed

Just installed Win 11 on a new SSD an dam having trouble downloading files. Some come down ok and others not. The attachment shows shows 2 Logitech files. I can download … (read more)

Just installed Win 11 on a new SSD an dam having trouble downloading files. Some come down ok and others not. The attachment shows shows 2 Logitech files. I can download them with Chrome

Asked by keithinoz1 1 month ago

Last reply by keithinoz1 2 weeks ago

Cannot get my old profile data

Hi, Approximately 8 years ago, I deleted my google account, which I use on firefox. And 5 years ago, I lost my computer as well. When I tried to sync firefox data on my n… (read more)

Hi, Approximately 8 years ago, I deleted my google account, which I use on firefox. And 5 years ago, I lost my computer as well. When I tried to sync firefox data on my new computer, firefox asked me to verify via email, which is deleted. I have no longer an access to my google account to verify, and the only way to sync my old firefox account is losing my old data. I had to create a new firefox account. Is there any way to restore my profile data? (Note: I am sending this question via the same account that I need to restore profile data from). Regards

Asked by aaa72412 2 weeks ago

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opening websites with Firefox

OK, this is a little funny. It used to be, if I wanted to open a website, I just clicked on the URL, and Firefox would open with it. Now (and I'm using 95.0.2 on iMac Big… (read more)

OK, this is a little funny. It used to be, if I wanted to open a website, I just clicked on the URL, and Firefox would open with it. Now (and I'm using 95.0.2 on iMac Big Sur), when I click on the the URL NOTHING HAPPENS if a Firefox window isn't already open. That is, you have to have a Firefox window already open in order for the website to appear. For example, in the Bookmark library, if a Firefox window isn't already open, clicking on a website there won't open it. You need to right click it and select OPEN. Now, Firefox is selected already as the default browser for the system.

How do I fix this? I mean, how do I get it back the way it used to be?

Asked by danflester 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

google not loading after connecting to VPN network

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then ofte… (read more)

google.com and google related websites doesn't load at all. For example, gmail slowly loads, but loading icon never disappears, loading icon is always shown and then often it shows 'reconnecting' message. This works OK in Chrome.

Steps to reproduce: 1. Open Firefox without VPN - all loads well. 2. Enable VPN - stops loading. If I then disable VPN - it starts loading again.

If I restart Firefox it starts working OK, but after a while stops working again.

Asked by kantix 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Firefox constantly crashing when setup to update via GPO

Hiya, So I have used the link below as a guide to get firefox to autoupdate on users computers via GPO. Firefox is now crashing on multiple Computers, I think they might … (read more)

Hiya, So I have used the link below as a guide to get firefox to autoupdate on users computers via GPO.

Firefox is now crashing on multiple Computers, I think they might be crashing while trying to update themselves, as per GPO.

Any help please , crash report attached


https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customizing-firefox-using-group-policy-windows

Asked by rwaldron1 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Extensions not working

Hi Mozilla Community, As of a couple of days ago, I've had trouble with my Firefox Extensions. The most apparent one being ads appearing on the sites I browse (I have the… (read more)

Hi Mozilla Community,

As of a couple of days ago, I've had trouble with my Firefox Extensions. The most apparent one being ads appearing on the sites I browse (I have the Adblock extension installed and active). The extension that reveals the "dislike" ratio on Youtube only works if I disable and then enable the extension, for each video I watch. My entire extensions toolbar seems faulty as well.

I've attached images to illustrate: - Rakuten just appears as a blank box upon clicking it - Video downloader extensions just appear as a white line (doesn't open at all) - Bitwarden (password manager) says "not available in private mode", even though I'm not using a private window

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Matt

Asked by Matt 2 weeks ago

Answered by Matt 2 weeks ago

Firefox is not responding

For some reason, randomly, and now this is occurring more and more frequently, Firefox will just hang and say that "Firefox is not responding," and I have to wait ~30 sec… (read more)

For some reason, randomly, and now this is occurring more and more frequently, Firefox will just hang and say that "Firefox is not responding," and I have to wait ~30 seconds for it to unfreeze and continue using Firefox. I have tried every potential solution that I could find on the Internet, such as disabling hardware acceleration, creating a new places database, etc., and I still keep getting these 30 second freezes on a pretty frequent basis. Do you guys know what might be going on?

Asked by Lee150 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

I can download an attachment but cannot then save it

I frequently download documents but there is now no way to save them. This had been happening for a few months. I have windows 10 and microsoft office 365. I really re… (read more)

I frequently download documents but there is now no way to save them. This had been happening for a few months. I have windows 10 and microsoft office 365. I really really need help please. Thank you very much, Anne

Asked by asweetser4 3 weeks ago

Last reply by asweetser4 2 weeks ago