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Failure to install extensions

My installation of 32-bit Firefox 102 had been repeatedly crashing, sometimes for no apparent reason. I decided to download the 64-bit version of Firefox 102, uninstalle… (read more)

My installation of 32-bit Firefox 102 had been repeatedly crashing, sometimes for no apparent reason. I decided to download the 64-bit version of Firefox 102, uninstalled the 32-bit version, carried out a standard installed and all this appeared successful. I noticed that I was getting a lot of advertisements and remembered that I had had Ghostery installed as an extension in my 32-bit Firefox. I went to the extensions page, selected Ghostery and asked for it to be added. Shortly after that, I got a message that the installation had been aborted because the extension might be corrupt. I tried again and got the same message. I tried another ad blocker, and got the same message with that one; and tried a third with the same result. What is going on? I haven't changed any settings in Firefox since the standard installation, and the extensions were from the Firefox source, so how can the extensions be corrupt? If it isn't corrupt, why isn't Firefox installing it?

Asked by EdingtonJD Prieš 3 dienas

Last reply by EdingtonJD Prieš 11 valandų

Firefox hangs a long time before opening pdf files

Whenever I try to open a pdf file (automatically opened in Acrobat), Firefox hangs a long time, before eventually opening it in Acrobat. When I open the download dialog, … (read more)

Whenever I try to open a pdf file (automatically opened in Acrobat), Firefox hangs a long time, before eventually opening it in Acrobat.

When I open the download dialog, it always shows the file is almost downloaded, but the progress bar always hangs near the end. When I go to the download folder, I always see the pdf I'm trying to open with a filesize of 0kb. This behaviour is the same for large and small files. Eventually (after several minutes), it just opens as it should.

I already tried reinstalling Acrobat.

The behaviour is the same in regular Firefox (102.0 64-bit win7) and Firefox developer (103.0b4 64-bit win7).

It is specifically with pdf files. Other downloaded documents seem to open as it should.

Can someone help me to trace and solve the cause of this issue?

Asked by Jan Prieš 39 minutes

Firefox not responding when playing video

Recently got a new computer with Windows 11, and now whenever I try to play a Youtube video or videos on other sites, Firefox as a whole slows down. There is a delay when… (read more)

Recently got a new computer with Windows 11, and now whenever I try to play a Youtube video or videos on other sites, Firefox as a whole slows down. There is a delay when starting the video, and at times Firefox stops responding if I try to switch to another tab when this is happening. (Not always, but sometimes).

The delay can be anywhere from 5 to 45 seconds or so, and repeats whenever I pause and unpause a video, or even rewind slightly. This doesn't seem to be buffering, and videos seem to work just fine on Edge. Any idea what could be causing this issue?

Asked by goblinsforum Prieš 10 valandų

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE Prieš 9 valandas

opening PDFs

Cannot open PDF from MS365/Sharepoint site. Error message: "ERROR: URL provided is expired or invalid. Please reinitiate the workflow..." Checked: 1 Other file types o… (read more)

Cannot open PDF from MS365/Sharepoint site. Error message: "ERROR: URL provided is expired or invalid. Please reinitiate the workflow..." Checked:

  1. 1 Other file types open/download correctly.
  2. 2 Other browsers open PDFs correctly.

The issue seems restricted to Firefox and PDFs.

Asked by dennis.loebs Prieš 13 valandų

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE Prieš 13 valandų

Need Help. Firefox would not open, deleted firefox icon, reinstalled firefox. Lost all old data/bookmarks.

Screen 1 message: firefox.exe Entry point not found. Files(x86)Mozilla.firefox\xul.dll. Screen 2 message: couldn't load XPCOM. After repeated tries to get to firefox I de… (read more)

Screen 1 message: firefox.exe Entry point not found. Files(x86)Mozilla.firefox\xul.dll. Screen 2 message: couldn't load XPCOM. After repeated tries to get to firefox I deleted the icon and re-installeed a new copy of firefox.

As my computer skills are not great my question is can any of the old data/bookmarks be retrieved? And if so

how in very simple terms/pictures.

Asked by LindaBechter Prieš 19 valandų

Last reply by RobertJ Prieš 14 valandų

Firefox freeze for seconds after save as dialog popup

after updating 102, I noticed that when I wanna download file from websites, after I click Save or Cancel in the dialog, my Firefox will get no response for 1-2 seconds, … (read more)

after updating 102, I noticed that when I wanna download file from websites, after I click Save or Cancel in the dialog, my Firefox will get no response for 1-2 seconds, I have tried troubleshoot mode, cleaning cache, but both not working.

Thx.

Asked by Mizuyoru_TW Prieš 20 valandų

Firefox opens PDF, then unfocuses, when opened from the download popup menu/icon.

Hi, this is a minor problem and more a quality-of-life thing, as there is no hard crash or bug per se. Context: I need to print a LOT of things every month for the job, s… (read more)

Hi, this is a minor problem and more a quality-of-life thing, as there is no hard crash or bug per se. Context: I need to print a LOT of things every month for the job, so I download a LOT of PDFs.

Problem: When downloading a PDF, if I open it via the dropdown menu in the menubar, it opens, but immediately unfocuses Firefox. That's it. Why the unfocusing? Lol.

Limits: If I mark PDFs to open automatically (in the options) instead of downloading, then it opens fine and no loss of focus. Same thing if I open from a folder, it's set to open in Firefox and it does so, with no loss of focus. As far as I can tell, the issue appears only when opening from the download button/icon/dropdown menu from the menubar.

Suggestion 1) Adding a "Download AND Open in Firefox" option in the settings would be my ultimate greatest option but.... maybe not the best for cluttering millions of people's browser options. It's just what "I" want to do ;)

Suggestion 2) Trace where it loses focus and re-focus / prevent loss of focus when opening from the menu.

Asked by olivier.myre Prieš 21 valandą

Live and playback Video

I have found that my Fiefox cannot handle live news streaming and video playback and the picture freezes but the sound continues. This has been going on for years but I … (read more)

I have found that my Fiefox cannot handle live news streaming and video playback and the picture freezes but the sound continues. This has been going on for years but I do not have a problem with any other browser.

Asked by Sonny4U Prieš 22 valandas

Last reply by Sonny4U Prieš 14 valandų

Firefox is choppy all of a sudden

Firefox was working fine yesterday. But all of a sudden while playing a youtube video it started being choppy. It drops frames, scrolling and video playback are choppy an… (read more)

Firefox was working fine yesterday. But all of a sudden while playing a youtube video it started being choppy. It drops frames, scrolling and video playback are choppy and laggy, there is lag on button inputs, the system is choppy and laggy too while firefox is open, especially when video is playing. I checked the CPU and GPU usage and I can't see any spikes. I have tried refreshing firefox but that did not fix the problem.

OS is manjaro linux (gnome version) latest. Firefox is also at the latest version.

Asked by leonsuchy Prieš 23 valandas

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE Prieš 10 valandų

Unable to Open Google and Youtube. Potential Security Issues

Hello, I have a problem with firefox and it's recently unable to open Google and Youtube due to HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) with an error Code : SEC_ERROR_UNKNO… (read more)

Hello, I have a problem with firefox and it's recently unable to open Google and Youtube due to HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) with an error Code : SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

I have done the steps in here : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/error-codes-secure-websites I don't have any third-party Antivirus

I have also do about:config security.enterprise_roots.enabled by changing to true. It works but unfortunately youtube is broken when i set it to true.

I can't also accept the risk and continue since there's no button that says it.

Thank you

Asked by darkkiller131 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by darkkiller131 Prieš 9 valandas

Facebook page scrolls up and down automatically

Immediately following a Firefox update I began having scrolling problems on my Facebook page. I am able to scroll down normally to a point, and then, all of a sudden, the… (read more)

Immediately following a Firefox update I began having scrolling problems on my Facebook page. I am able to scroll down normally to a point, and then, all of a sudden, the scroll bar will go up and immediately go back down without me touching the mouse. It will continue doing the up and down scrolling indefinitely and at a high rate of speed. I have tried turning off auto scroll and smooth scrolling at the browser, but no luck. I have Windows 8.1. I have never heard of anyone else having this problem so this seemed like my only option.

Asked by PSanders10 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by Mark B Prieš 12 valandų

Auto reset sound volume output level

My OS is Pop! OS. Using 'Tidal' as a web based music streaming service and I play vids on YouTube. Every time a new song or video starts, or when I skip, rewind or do any… (read more)

My OS is Pop! OS. Using 'Tidal' as a web based music streaming service and I play vids on YouTube. Every time a new song or video starts, or when I skip, rewind or do anything like that, it auto resets the volume level output in my sound settings to about 75 to 80 % of the max possible level. So basically, I have to adjust each and every new song by hand, it is infuriating. I block facebooknet in Umatrix and firebaseinstallation googleapis as well as google tag manager but nothing else. That's on Tidal, similarly I do not block essential cookies on YouTube, so I don't think that is the problem. I have a hunch that the answer is somewhere in about:config. If this is intentional, then I'm giving up hope. Thank you.

Asked by NN Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by NN Prieš 20 valandų

pdf viewer not displaying colors correctly

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare … (read more)

Hi, I find that recently, my Firefox 102 (on MacOS 12.4, 2019 MBP 16) no longer displays colors correctly in pdf files. For example, in the attached screenshot I compare page 4 of https://arxiv.org/pdf/2201.08431.pdf seen in Firefox and Chrome. Could anyone give me some idea how to fix this issue?

Asked by he.jia.phy Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by he.jia.phy Prieš 1 dieną

I cannot load pages and I've tried all the support guidance

I'm running Firefox Dev edition and I cannot get it to load any pages except for Mozilla pages. I have tried all the fixes suggested there and it still refuses to connect… (read more)

I'm running Firefox Dev edition and I cannot get it to load any pages except for Mozilla pages. I have tried all the fixes suggested there and it still refuses to connect. I'm at my wits end. Any hail mary optoins or do I have to reinstall and start again?

Asked by Charlie Evans Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by Charlie Evans Prieš 1 valandą

Download of pdf attachments

Hello, I'm using Firefox 102.0 (64-bit) on Win 10. When I click on the download icon of email attachments or Whatsapp files, firefox opens the pdf files in a new tab inst… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox 102.0 (64-bit) on Win 10. When I click on the download icon of email attachments or Whatsapp files, firefox opens the pdf files in a new tab instead of downloading them. All other file formats are downloaded correctly instead. How can I correct this problem, please?

Best regards, Giovanni

Asked by giovannis87 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by giovannis87 Prieš 12 valandų

Cannot open youtube.com randomly

Hello, I get Secure Connection Failed - SSL_ERROR_HANDSHAKE_UNEXPECTED_ALERT error code randomly while trying to open youtube.com. It works with other browser. Please he… (read more)

Hello,

I get Secure Connection Failed - SSL_ERROR_HANDSHAKE_UNEXPECTED_ALERT error code randomly while trying to open youtube.com. It works with other browser. Please help to solve this problem.

Asked by virag_shah Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by virag_shah Prieš 32 minutes