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'Most used' Bookmarks gone from address bar since update 78.0.1 (64-bit)

Hi, Since the latest update, I'm no longer able to see the most used bookmarked sites from my address bar. When I now click on the open space of the bar I get a dropdown … (read more)

Hi, Since the latest update, I'm no longer able to see the most used bookmarked sites from my address bar. When I now click on the open space of the bar I get a dropdown of saved sites but not the most used ones like I used too. This has happened in a previous update too and because I cannot find a fix solution, I'm forced to make a post.

I've tried going into tools>options>home>privacy & security but ticking and unticking of boxes has been unsuccessful. Any help would be gratefully received.

Asked by TheTuNa Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 3 dienas

Firefox 78.0.1 does not remove closed pages from memory - lags and high RAM usage

After updating from 77 (I think it was 77.0.2?) to 78.0.1 I started noticing terrible firefox performance after a few minutes of browsing. My standard browsing habit cons… (read more)

After updating from 77 (I think it was 77.0.2?) to 78.0.1 I started noticing terrible firefox performance after a few minutes of browsing. My standard browsing habit consists of launching browser with 1 pinned tab and 1 home page (so 2 tabs only), then opening 5-10 tabs from my bookmarks, checking pages then closing them and leaving only 1 pinned page open. In firefox 78.0.1 after doing this (opening and then closing multiple tabs "to the right" using new context menu added in 78) my ram usage does not drop. It goes from 2.4GB (system only usage) to 5.0GB and does not drop after closing tabs. However when I open 10-20 tabs again RAM usage does not rise (maybe slightly, like 5.3GB). So it looks like firefox has multiple tabs stored in ram and opening new tabs just rewrites that memory instead of allocating new one. I have 8GB of ram so 3GB of usage from 1 open tab is crazy. I think it was 500-900MB before. I also have terrible lags because of this - browser hangs up every few seconds for few seconds. I had trouble writing this post with 2 tabs open because of 3.3GB ram usage! Restarting browser helps - ram uasge rises from 2.4GB to 3.2GB only (800MB for 2 tabs) but every new opened and closed tab seems to stay in memory. For example if I open 10 more tabs except for 2 that always open so I have 12 tabs I have 3.6GB memory usage. After I close them it slowly drops to 3.5GB instead of returning to 3.2GB. It does not matter how I close tabs - using right click context menu (close other tabs, close tabs to the right), using X on tabs, or using add-on to close all tabs except for pinned ones. They always remain in memory somehow. PLS fix this ASAP.

P.S. I also tried checking about:performance menu but there is nothing interesting here. It says that 2 opened tabs and addons use 100MB of memory which is not true because browser at this moment uses 1060MB.

Update 1: I also tested safe mode. 3,4GB of PC RAM usage on firefox safe mode start. Opened few tabs, ram usage goes to 4.2GB. After closing all tabs except for 1 ram usage start to SLOWLY decrease but it stops at 3,7GB. Ram usage drop was really slow like 10-30 seconds. It should be instant after closing tabs.

Asked by Piterk Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by Piterk Prieš 2 dienas

Modifying the width of a "flexible space" when customizing the Firefox toolbar

The "Flexible Space" item is useful to separate icons on my Firefox (78.0.1, 64-bit, Windows 10) toolbar, but I don't need it as wide as the default. Is it possible to mo… (read more)

The "Flexible Space" item is useful to separate icons on my Firefox (78.0.1, 64-bit, Windows 10) toolbar, but I don't need it as wide as the default. Is it possible to modify the size, and how would I go about it?

Asked by ronks1 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by ronks1 Prieš 5 dienas

Firefox doesn't respect screen edge in Windows 10

This is going to be difficult to explain, so I'll do my best; Recently, Firefox has been exhibiting a problem where, upon maximizing a window, the window extends up by a … (read more)

This is going to be difficult to explain, so I'll do my best;

Recently, Firefox has been exhibiting a problem where, upon maximizing a window, the window extends up by a few pixels more than any other maximized window. Now, normally this wouldn't be a problem as the top of the screen would cut off any extra padding. However, using a program that reserves the screen edge shows that a maximized Firefox window indeed extends past the regular window border by exactly 8 pixels.

What's more, when using Windows Snap on two separate Firefox windows, one of the windows respects the screen edge while the other does not! This leads to the window control buttons at the top right of both windows to be in different vertical positions, which is difficult to use.

No other programs I have exhibit this behavior, which is why I'm turning to Mozilla support. I don't know if the issue has to do with the browser or how Windows 10 renders the desktop, but it throws off the design of the desktop as I intend to display it.

In the provided example picture, the left window demonstrates predicted behavior where the upper border of the window is at the position I intend (40 pixels from the true screen edge), while the right window can be seen extending past the left one by exactly 8 pixels. I have tried this with extensions disabled, in safe mode, and every other way I can think of and the problem persists. No other programs exhibit this issue. This is utterly baffling to me and I hope someone might understand and be able to suggest any solutions.

Thank you!

Asked by mwhite112393 Prieš 5 dienas

If I use autoplay, Firefox crashes, I shut autoplay off and can't play any video clips on any sites...CATCH22

I have auto update and installation checked. I have very few sites where ABP allows ads. I have Bitdefender for antivirus. I have reset Firefox at least 5 times this past… (read more)

I have auto update and installation checked. I have very few sites where ABP allows ads. I have Bitdefender for antivirus. I have reset Firefox at least 5 times this past 6 weeks. This has gotten old. I have tried starting without the Add-ons, but what's the sense of having Add-ons available then? If I try to use Firefox with the autoplay feature for videos on sites like NFL.com or NASCAR.com, Firefox will in short time crash (Firefox is not responding), ..usually when I have more than 2 tabs open, but has done it with a singular tab open. As a matter of fact, it will sometimes crash before loading the page. If I use FIrefox with autoplay disabled, I can't even prompt the video to play. It doesn't even show up in the play section when prompted. So what's the sense of that? After resetting Firefox, I fail to understand why in the most viewed panel, why my most viewed aren't there after each reset? Also, why doesn't it populate my most viewed consistently? That being, if I go to the same sites all the time, why don't they show as most viewed? I get sites showing up I've only been to once in a month, instead of multiple times in a day. My final thing...why does Edge keep prompting me to install it while using Firefox? I have Edge already installed when Firefox crashes and it has a fresh install from just 2 weeks ago. But I still get these annoying notifications. I know this is long, but this is what happens when you try diligently to do as the instructions show in the Help section multiple times...only to come to the same conclusion. Can someone please help?

Asked by Highhorse Prieš 5 dienas

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 5 dienas

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open teams in firefox

I have firefox 78.0.1 64b on windows 10 installed I have teams of MS installed if you go the website of teams called by meeting invite - there is a possibility to start t… (read more)

I have firefox 78.0.1 64b on windows 10 installed I have teams of MS installed if you go the website of teams called by meeting invite - there is a possibility to start the teams standalone application. when requesting this in FF, it does not start teams - on the page is also indicated that FF is not supported for teams. if I do this in edge (I never use edge - just for test) this opens the appl is there a setting that would prevent this ? can we configure this to allow starting an appl ? thanks for all update/help best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula Prieš 3 dienas

Answered by philipp Prieš 3 dienas

Down arrow no longer brings up browser history in address bar.

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access … (read more)

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access my most-used sites. Upon updating last night, I discovered that I can no longer do this. When I press the down key, nothing happens. To get the same result I'm used to, I have to press the space bar, but I've been doing this a certain way for several years and the motion is completely ingrained in me. If I turn Top Sites back on in the options, the drop-down list will open upon pressing the down key, but that of course only brings up the Top Sites. That's not what I want. I tried rolling back to the previous version, 77.0.1, but that didn't fix anything. If I create a new profile, the problem persists. Does anyone know how I can fix this? I know it sounds like an extremely minor issue, and maybe that's true, but I just want to use my browser the way I like using it. I'd appreciate any help/input.

Also, I suppose I should mention that I didn't make any changes to my preferences prior to this issue.

Asked by ZombieToast Prieš 1 dieną

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Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (read more)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by gershonido Prieš 4 savaites

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Autoplay not always blocked

Firefox 78 sometimes fails to block autoplay, e.g. scrolling the front page of reddit.com or a subreddit will intermittently show videos playing. This worked in 77. Some … (read more)

Firefox 78 sometimes fails to block autoplay, e.g. scrolling the front page of reddit.com or a subreddit will intermittently show videos playing.

This worked in 77. Some about:config entries I'd swear were set in 77 have vanished; I tried adding them manually, but the autoplay blocking is still hit and miss.

Also, not sure if Troubleshooting Information uploaded successfully or the page broke (see screenshot).

Asked by Jens Lyn IV Prieš 1 savaitę

Answered by Jens Lyn IV Prieš 1 savaitę

Number of items on the Location Bar

Just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 and now when I click the location bar the number of items decreased from 10 to 8. Any way to configure how much items are displayed when I … (read more)

Just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 and now when I click the location bar the number of items decreased from 10 to 8. Any way to configure how much items are displayed when I click the bar? Note that I mean just clicking the bar, before typing any text.

Asked by verssago Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by jscher2000 Prieš 1 savaitę

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The site is not loading

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&am… (read more)

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=authoritynutrition&utm_content=2020-07-03&apid=25358168. Throws error 502 Bad Gateway. The site used to load normally. What is the problem.

Asked by savenko.67 Prieš 1 savaitę

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 1 savaitę

Logins and Passwords Empty

Just last night I updated Firefox to version 78.0.1 on Fedora. I cleared all my history. I had to sign in to Firefox account again for some reason. And this afternoon I … (read more)

Just last night I updated Firefox to version 78.0.1 on Fedora. I cleared all my history. I had to sign in to Firefox account again for some reason.

And this afternoon I discovered that my Logins and Passwords has gone empty. I use master a password and that is still in effect, and my sync settings includes logins and passwords. I've done this many times--signed in to my Firefox account, set up a master password and I'd see all my saved passwords there after doing a fresh install of my operating system. I don't know what happened now.

Asked by selectiveduplicate Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 6 dienas

Creating a Chinese account instead of a login to my European account

When I tried to log into the browser with my firefox account, instead of logging in I was created a new account. It turned out that by entering the login options it was r… (read more)

When I tried to log into the browser with my firefox account, instead of logging in I was created a new account. It turned out that by entering the login options it was redirected to the Chinese version of the page accounts.firefox.com.cn. Even if you change the link content manually, I cannot log into my European account in the browser. Why is this happening? Is my data which I accidentally used to re-register on the Chinese version safe?

Asked by MP Prieš 1 savaitę

Open .pdf in Firefox

Hallo! The recent version of Firefox allows to open .pdf in Firefox. However, there is still allways the question how to proceed, even if I mark the box to make this unne… (read more)

Hallo! The recent version of Firefox allows to open .pdf in Firefox. However, there is still allways the question how to proceed, even if I mark the box to make this unneccessary in the future. When I next time try to open a downloaded .pdf, the question is there again. (I hope you can understand the problem, I am not a native english speaker). See the attachments.

Best regards Fritz

Asked by fribir Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by dhruvmpillai Prieš 1 savaitę

Restoring Data

On the beginning sorry for my English :) Yesterday i had problems with Firefox, so i quite and double click in Firefox. Then appeared a communicate that i can start in s… (read more)

On the beginning sorry for my English :) Yesterday i had problems with Firefox, so i quite and double click in Firefox. Then appeared a communicate that i can start in safe mode or refresh firefox. I refreshed beacouse i didnt understand what is safe mode. I did it three times but it was still the same so i started in safe mode. Then every my data moved from firefox to some folder named Old Firefox Data. Can someone tell me how to restore this data? I really need it. In image is look of this folder. Thanks :)

Asked by bruno.cegielskidelta Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 1 savaitę