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Issue playing HLS streams

Been watching streams for a while. Twitch.TV works perfectly well, Piczel.TV is alright too. I do however have constant issues with any kind of live stream when using Pic… (read more)

Been watching streams for a while. Twitch.TV works perfectly well, Piczel.TV is alright too. I do however have constant issues with any kind of live stream when using Picarto.TV- It seems like the stream just doesn't want to load for long- it will work for a little but and then start an endless buffering cycle which can only be broken by refreshing the entire website, rinse and repeat. I tried cleaning my cookies once which didn't help. Using Firefox's installer to run a "fix" didn't help either, and a fresh install *did* work, but only for a little bit before it started happening again. The option in Picarto to switch the HLS player tech to mp4 doesn't work. Any advice?

Asked by FayingaV1 2 days ago

Firefox crashes all the time - tried refresh, safe mode, disabling hw acceleration. Reinstalled multiple times including earlier version.

Have tried just about everything (i think) as i have read in the other support posts. When i boot my computer and try firefox, it loads for a second and then crashes ask… (read more)

Have tried just about everything (i think) as i have read in the other support posts. When i boot my computer and try firefox, it loads for a second and then crashes asking to send the crash report and to restore the tab. I click yes and it crashes again with the same window. Sometimes if i reboot it all of a sudden works. But literally everyday when i log on for the first time it crashes, then i reboot and sometimes it crashes, and then sometimes on the second reboot it just works somehow. I have tried installing earlier versions, refreshing firefox, starting in safe mode etc.

Here are a few of the crash IDs that were submitted successfully (others failed to submit). Thanks for your help.

bp-184c9810-753f-4c95-8ab9-7bdbf0201123 bp-9dd6128c-efde-48d2-8a60-cca8b0201123 bp-838ee5a6-c78d-441d-a830-78be20201123 bp-cad59347-bdef-48a8-9965-742960201123

Asked by dan.kline 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

On screen keyboard won't stay up when in windows tablet mode

Using a surface Pro 7, after the latest update the on screen keyboard won't stay up. While in tablet mode It will appear for a fraction of a second then disappear. When … (read more)

Using a surface Pro 7, after the latest update the on screen keyboard won't stay up. While in tablet mode It will appear for a fraction of a second then disappear. When in desktop mode though without a keyboard it does appear, and stay up

Asked by rtpevehouse98 2 days ago

FF 83.0 Youtube and RAM

Hi, I recently updated to FF 83.0 and if I open Youtube then play a video my RAM usage sits around 900mb. If I minimize Firefox or open a new tab, the tab with YouTube pl… (read more)

Hi, I recently updated to FF 83.0 and if I open Youtube then play a video my RAM usage sits around 900mb.

If I minimize Firefox or open a new tab, the tab with YouTube playing will start climbing in RAM usage. It will go up to 7.5 GB RAM used and it won't free it up.

I downgraded to FF 82.0.2 and it goes away with same addons. It will sit around the 900mb in this version like it always used to. This only started with the release of FF 83.0

I want to use the new FF version for security, but not being able to play any YouTube videos is bad.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by michael.may 2 days ago

Firefox jumping away from a form

Since I installed Firefox 82 (on Mac OS 10.14) when I'm filling in an online form FF jumps away from the page and brings up an error message telling me that the form is n… (read more)

Since I installed Firefox 82 (on Mac OS 10.14) when I'm filling in an online form FF jumps away from the page and brings up an error message telling me that the form is no longer available. Huh? I can use the "Try again" button and it takes me back to the form, but might have lost some of my entries. This happened several times when I was entering data for a bank transfer and has just happened again when I was ordering something online. I've now installed FF 83 but have the same problem. I use only 2 extensions: 1 Password and Privacy Pass. Thank you in anticipation of helping me sort this out.

Asked by chutzpahian 2 days ago

please help! what's wrong with my firefox browser?!

My firefox browser lost its icons at first. Then when I continue using it, the problem is getting worst, the display seems to lag every single time here and there as I mo… (read more)

My firefox browser lost its icons at first. Then when I continue using it, the problem is getting worst, the display seems to lag every single time here and there as I move the cursor.

I am using windows 8 pro with Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU 2.60GHz 4 GB RAM, 32bit operating system with x64-based processor The firefox browser I use is 83.0 (32-bit)

Asked by raudhatuljannah1709 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Slow Firefox and after being online awhile messages pop up on myFacebook that another page is slowing it down

First off I am NOT "computer Savvy" to say the least,My Firefox has slowed down quite a bit and when I try the refresh and all it doesn't do anything on my end. I don't w… (read more)

First off I am NOT "computer Savvy" to say the least,My Firefox has slowed down quite a bit and when I try the refresh and all it doesn't do anything on my end. I don't want to loose my folders or my favorite...Can anyone help me in "speeding up" my Firefox? Thanks in advance

Asked by eazyd920 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

How to set up camera in Google Meet?

Camera doesn`t work in google meet after last update(83.0). Access to my camera is allowed. In setting too. How i need to set up my camer or it`s bug? Please help me. Tha… (read more)

Camera doesn`t work in google meet after last update(83.0). Access to my camera is allowed. In setting too. How i need to set up my camer or it`s bug? Please help me. Thank you.

Asked by Fed2000 2 days ago

FireFox lockups

No matter what version of FireFox i use it constantly lock`s up , freezes. Nothing works to resolve the issue, restarting the desktop, refreshing the desktop. The only t… (read more)

No matter what version of FireFox i use it constantly lock`s up , freezes. Nothing works to resolve the issue, restarting the desktop, refreshing the desktop. The only thing i can do is kill the process or reboot but the problem just keeps coming back without fail. I`m using deb 10.6 with a dell i5 4th, gen with plenty of ram and hdd space, it`s a new install at that only about a week old. I have noticed this has been a problem with FF ever since i started using it many years ago.\ The others are all the same, it seems that people and companies don`t take much pride in their work anymore. You see this everywhere not just with FF.

I also noticed that when "Share Data" is checked Wikipedia is mentioned, this site is so subjective it is not allowed to be used by any University student for research so why it it doing being used here ? The other problem is if plugin info can be seen and recorded why are extensions allowed in the store that supposedly block this info from being collected when they don`t work, this feature proves it, if it's supposed to be blocked then it would not be published in the form even after clicking "Share Data" clicking anything is irreverent it should be blocked no matter what.

Asked by Adam 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Firefox and AMEX login

When trying to log in to AMEX using Firefox, a message comes up saying service not available. Called the company and they say to use another browser. Using Microsoft Ed… (read more)

When trying to log in to AMEX using Firefox, a message comes up saying service not available. Called the company and they say to use another browser. Using Microsoft Edge worked, but I would rather use Firefox. Please advise.

Asked by frappe825 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Touch display instantly closes in windows 10 tablet mode

Do you have any solution how to fix the touch keyboard issue mentioned in subject? It works perfectly when not in table mode. It also works in tablet mode with other appl… (read more)

Do you have any solution how to fix the touch keyboard issue mentioned in subject? It works perfectly when not in table mode. It also works in tablet mode with other applications but not with firefox.

Asked by Zsolesz 3 days ago

Last reply by Zsolesz 3 days ago

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Firefox Randomly Causes Wrong Characters to Type In

I have been avidly using Firefox for 10+ years. However, I notice a trend that if I have several Firefox tabs open for quite a while, it starts typing in some wrong chara… (read more)

I have been avidly using Firefox for 10+ years. However, I notice a trend that if I have several Firefox tabs open for quite a while, it starts typing in some wrong characters.

A list of character errors it makes is: é appears when typing slash beside shift on the right side. è appears when typing the apostrophe symbol beside enter. à appears when typing slash above enter ç appear when typing the right square bracket ^^ appears when typing the left square bracket (does not type anything 1st try, then enters that the 2nd try. Or if pressing it once, then backspace, it enters ^) / appears when typing key to the left of 1 at the top. É appears when typing a question mark. @ is working right now, although it usually does not work when this occurs.

Restarting the computer fixes it every time. This EXCLUSIVELY occurs times I have at least a few Firefox tabs open. I first came across this in Windows 7. In Windows 7, it made those character errors in Firefox but entered the correct characters when typed in apps like Word and Excel. It only occurred around once per month, I got by it by typing characters in Word then pasting them in Firefox until I got a chance to reboot. They pasted fine, just typing them gave the character errors.

With Windows 10 though, it is more than 10 times worse. I get these errors nearly every day. And in Windows 10, once the incorrect characters start getting typed in Firefox they also type that way in apps like Word too.

In msconfig.exe, I disabled all non-Microsoft services and disabled everything in the startup list, but it continues doing this.

Anyone have suggestions what to do? I honestly think the most likely explanation for this is Google bribing Microsoft to make it like this to drive people away from Firefox to use Chrome. That way Google can micromonitor us that much better.

Asked by crossr74 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Anyway to disable "A script from the extension" "is running on this page"

I am getting sick of the message "A script from the extension...is running on this page" It relates to Adblock Plus which is the extension. I watch a YouTube video and th… (read more)

I am getting sick of the message "A script from the extension...is running on this page" It relates to Adblock Plus which is the extension. I watch a YouTube video and then this message comes up on another YouTube tab I have open and Firefox switches to that tab and ruins my watching the video I was watching.

Is there anyway of disabling the message from ever coming up? I increased the values in dom.max_script_run_time and dom.max_script_run_time_without_important_user_input which was a possible solution I read but that does nothing.

Asked by davebesag 6 days ago

Last reply by davebesag 3 days ago

Firefox loads the Bing.com Results Page twice

Whenever I use Bing to search for something the results page loads twice. Additionally, if I click the "Back" button, it simply reloads the results page again putting me … (read more)

Whenever I use Bing to search for something the results page loads twice. Additionally, if I click the "Back" button, it simply reloads the results page again putting me right back where I started. This has broken history navigation before if I search multiple times on Bing resulting in two of each search in the "Back" button drop down because when I navigate to a previous search it loads twice preventing me from using the "Forward" button to move to a later search. This is still happening with Firefox running in Safe Mode.

Asked by MasterZoen 3 days ago

Paint issues with 82.0.3

I updated from 81.something to 82.0.3, 64-bit I'm on Windows 10-64 Since the update I get painting glitches: whole block are painted black. See attached image: the black … (read more)

I updated from 81.something to 82.0.3, 64-bit I'm on Windows 10-64 Since the update I get painting glitches: whole block are painted black. See attached image: the black (partially transparent) sqaures on the left en top of the screen when I opened GMail.

Asked by bartjunk64 2 weeks ago

Last reply by bartjunk64 3 days ago