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Firefox experiences prolonged freezing every time I open the browser for the first time.

Like the title states, every time I open Firefox the application freezes for about thirty seconds to a minute at a time. This is highly inconvenient and annoying. I've re… (read more)

Like the title states, every time I open Firefox the application freezes for about thirty seconds to a minute at a time. This is highly inconvenient and annoying. I've reset Firefox completely and the issue was not fixed, as well as doing a clean install. Because of how often and consistent the problem has been, I've had trouble finding out the source of this issue. This has been an issue for at minimum a month, most likely longer but my first mention of it to one of my friends was a month ago.

Asked by alyssaclairestrawn 2 hours ago

What is the point of the "other bookmarks" folder? How can I REMOVE it from the Bookmarks Manager?

https://youtu.be/i0wXPDvNxGo This folder for me just redirects bookmarks to the main bookmarks manager directory. It serves no purpose and I can't even remove it. It's… (read more)

https://youtu.be/i0wXPDvNxGo

This folder for me just redirects bookmarks to the main bookmarks manager directory. It serves no purpose and I can't even remove it. It's an eyesore that I want to eliminate completely, not just from the toolbar as you can see I already did, but in general as a whole!

Asked by gsrgtrdg4565653 2 hours ago

XUL Runner Pop Up Information Message

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!". Is… (read more)

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!".

Is there a fix for this?

Thank you.

Asked by vwilyard 2 months ago

Last reply by vwilyard 2 hours ago

Firefox browser

Firefox very slow, hangs or not responding on Windows 10 after last update late November 2022 to version ? 107.0.1. I am an end user, not versed in IT. I have used Firefo… (read more)

Firefox very slow, hangs or not responding on Windows 10 after last update late November 2022 to version ? 107.0.1. I am an end user, not versed in IT. I have used Firefox as a fast and safe browser for approximately 20 years and with Adblock Plus for over 10 years. Previously once I refreshed or reloaded Firefox it wiped out my navigation bar and bookmarks. Some friends have said that this is a tactic to encourage change to the for-profit paid version. Also when this happens I get a window for reporting the problem to Microsoft which hangs indefinitely and I have to close it. Again is this a tactic from Microsoft to get me to select Edge and Bing as my default browser and search engine? Or is this a problem with Norton360 software or their VPN? Or is this due to a failing hard drive (not SSD), registry errors or malaware? What's up and is there a simple fix?

Asked by Ali 2 hours ago

installing new version

I am on Firefox version 102. It assures me I am up to date. My credit union insists I must be on version 107 to log in. I was able to download and install version 107, … (read more)

I am on Firefox version 102. It assures me I am up to date. My credit union insists I must be on version 107 to log in. I was able to download and install version 107, but it gives me a different icon and none of my bookmarks are there. It is like I installed it new rather than upgraded. I have no bookmarks, setting, etc.

Asked by dennisedds 2 days ago

Last reply by dennisedds 2 hours ago

Default text / graphic and programed text / graphic both being displayed on html objects

Numerous websites are displaying both default and programmed text / graphics on html objects. Using Firefox 107.0.1 (64-bit) on Win10. Prevents use of many web pages. Exa… (read more)

Numerous websites are displaying both default and programmed text / graphics on html objects. Using Firefox 107.0.1 (64-bit) on Win10. Prevents use of many web pages.

Examining pages with Firefox developer tool indicates some type of standards problem with the offending objects. Problem is wide spread with Firefox. Chrome and Edge display same pages ok.

Asked by bob.true 2 hours ago

Overflow Menu Disappeared

Hello, I somewhat recently noticed (maybe about a month ago) that my overflow menu disappeared and an "Extensions" menu appeared in its place. I've already created a new … (read more)

Hello, I somewhat recently noticed (maybe about a month ago) that my overflow menu disappeared and an "Extensions" menu appeared in its place.

I've already created a new profile and switched to it, with no success and I'm not sure what else to try or why it went away to begin with (and why this Extensions menu is now here and won't go away).

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Asked by omghax 7 hours ago

Last reply by omghax 3 hours ago

After a few minutes Firefox stops loading URLs (any URL, even already open ones)

Hi, I'm having this annoying problem for several weeks now. I guess since the last update. While browsing and searching online with google I normally open links in new t… (read more)

Hi, I'm having this annoying problem for several weeks now. I guess since the last update.

While browsing and searching online with google I normally open links in new tabs, and maintain many tabs open from session to session. After a few minutes FireFox stops loading the URL links. It opens a new tab but the page doesn't load. If I type a new address in the address bar of an existing page, the page blinks momentarily but it returns to the old page content. This happens with any link in the search page, or in any previously opened pages that I try to change to a different URL. The only way to fix it is closing and reopening FireFox. Then all the links and open tabs respond normally again, until it happens again. The time when the problem happens can be a couple of minutes or after hours.

Asked by galloa2000 9 hours ago

Last reply by galloa2000 3 hours ago

Bookmarks Gone

Hello, Firefox quit and I restarted the application with all previous browsing tabs. Unfortunately, for some reason, all of my bookmarks (50+) are gone and I cannot find … (read more)

Hello,

Firefox quit and I restarted the application with all previous browsing tabs. Unfortunately, for some reason, all of my bookmarks (50+) are gone and I cannot find a way to get them back. I do not think I am usually signed into a Firefox account.

Please any help would be much appreciated. I do not recall all the things I've bookmarked.

Asked by emily.kotulak 5 hours ago

Is it necessary to optimize our website separately for Firefox?

Our company has been usingLeather wallet for men for 1 years now. A user of ours complained today that your website is quite slow and does not open properly in Firefox. A… (read more)

Our company has been usingLeather wallet for men for 1 years now. A user of ours complained today that your website is quite slow and does not open properly in Firefox. As a result, I checked the site in Firefox and found the same issue. Even though the website is fully optimized and properly working with fast loading speed in Chrome. Does it need to be optimized separately for Firefox?

Asked by vieiramarcilo8 10 hours ago

E-mail search on google

Hello, How can I disable this Mozilla function, when searching Google for email`s owners or info about domain? You are about to log in to the site “/////.com” with the … (read more)

Hello,

How can I disable this Mozilla function, when searching Google for email`s owners or info about domain?


You are about to log in to the site “/////.com” with the username “/////”, but the website does not require authentication. This may be an attempt to trick you. Is “/////.com” the site you want to visit?


I want just serch on google, not more. Thank You.

Asked by eva.ustina 15 hours ago

Last reply by eva.ustina 14 hours ago

Enabling Web Push notifications when Firefox is in fullscreen

I toggle `browser.fullscreen.autohide` to use the browser in fullscreen. Push notifications previews from websites are now hidden by default and only make a sound. Is the… (read more)

I toggle `browser.fullscreen.autohide` to use the browser in fullscreen. Push notifications previews from websites are now hidden by default and only make a sound.

Is there an option to enable them on full screen as well?

Asked by nimbus2000 20 hours ago

Deprecated URL shows up in autocomplete

My issue mirrors this thread, where the user ultimately got no resolution. Protonmail has changed from mail.protonmail.com to mail.protonmail.me. I have updated my bookma… (read more)

My issue mirrors this thread, where the user ultimately got no resolution.

Protonmail has changed from mail.protonmail.com to mail.protonmail.me. I have updated my bookmarks and removed mail.protonmail.com from my history, but the .com domain is still the suggestion when I start typing "mail". I have tried shift+delete, tried deleting the individual entries of "mail.protonmail.com" from my history, but the behaviour has not changed.

"Forget about this site" does not solve the root issue because I do not want to clear all my cookies and history for the site. Deprecated sites aren't the only example where this would come up – imagine having to delete your entire stackoverflow.com history just to change your default suggestion to some oft-used resource like store.mycompany.com.

Thanks

Asked by firefoxaccount6 21 hours ago