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Constant tab crashes nearly 100+ times per day

Not even an exaggeration. It's only 9 pm and I've already submitted over 80 crashes for today alone. For Hardware Acceleration, I've tried to disable and enable and disab… (read more)

Not even an exaggeration. It's only 9 pm and I've already submitted over 80 crashes for today alone.

For Hardware Acceleration, I've tried to disable and enable and disable it again with no change. I tried to read around and turned on "Prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser" as well, hearing that some people have tried that with results. I do not have an actively scanning antivirus running, nor firewall. I had this issue before the upgrade to Quantum. I did a completely clean upgrade in hopes of fixing it, and I'm still having issues. Daily. It's been ongoing for several months at this point.

Here's some of the IDs of the last reports: 10 each. Unsubmitted reports:

Report ID Date Crashed b6625188-e622-45fe-b582-d780f2a81e7e 11/9/2018 9:01 PM dce783b7-c0e5-444f-81b8-5bb2f7ae37d9 11/9/2018 9:00 PM 532b7140-f5a0-4097-b2b5-5497491650b2 11/9/2018 8:45 PM 4c92c9b3-9222-4dee-a803-efadb219554c 11/9/2018 8:45 PM d1384f03-4431-45b4-afc8-319dd970c9e0 11/9/2018 8:45 PM b8ce633e-7c89-4bb3-bf34-10bb3c0e7e13 11/9/2018 8:45 PM ca4e1cdc-5883-4f7e-a350-783ba3235769 11/9/2018 8:45 PM f1f0aa76-d462-4c13-a648-49ec3de7d532 11/9/2018 8:45 PM e91459b3-7a13-476c-a99d-3b485c81cf22 11/9/2018 8:45 PM 15fd5607-0adc-4e82-92a5-93f03fa04c8f 11/9/2018 8:45 PM


Submitted reports: Submitted Crash Reports Report ID Date Submitted bp-fdd62174-372d-40e5-be7b-f01140181110 11/9/2018 8:58 PM bp-375c04fe-6db6-48d9-b8b3-b88870181109 11/9/2018 6:38 PM bp-3a5f6f15-80fe-445b-b7a2-742e90181109 11/9/2018 5:59 PM bp-6c26ab83-d418-475f-a783-75cff0181109 11/9/2018 1:00 PM bp-78d286ea-2f20-41b9-ad4b-4c13d0181109 11/9/2018 11:46 AM bp-175874e1-6592-41f1-a96a-194190181108 11/8/2018 1:16 PM bp-c792e875-4ab6-4a46-b7c0-aba780181108 11/8/2018 5:36 AM bp-92e47c41-b613-49ab-952b-23dc40181108 11/8/2018 4:02 AM bp-954db484-9a76-45ff-b705-5ac2b0181108 11/8/2018 3:34 AM bp-644ecdca-2ab3-4146-81e9-c8aef0181108 11/8/2018 3:15 AM

Asked by Sila 1 year ago

Last reply by Pj 1 year ago

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Movie Trailers or Clips will not play on Metacritic

Movie trailers will not auto-play after the 30 second intro ad. After the ad the video remains blank. This problem also exists when Firefox is restarted in safe mode. Wor… (read more)

Movie trailers will not auto-play after the 30 second intro ad.

After the ad the video remains blank.

This problem also exists when Firefox is restarted in safe mode.

Works fine when using other browsers such as Chrome or Edge!

Please look into this!

Asked by DeanA320 1 year ago

Answered by DeanA320 1 year ago

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black screen of death (ksod)

I have a new Dell Inspiron 7373 released in October 2017 with 8th generation i7 and Intel 620 graphics... This is a new problem from sometime around (before?) the release… (read more)

I have a new Dell Inspiron 7373 released in October 2017 with 8th generation i7 and Intel 620 graphics...

This is a new problem from sometime around (before?) the release of Quantum...

After some time using the browser, my laptop inevitably has a black screen of death (KSOD) issue where the device screen will not wake from display sleep (before the device enters sleep or hibernation) and the device must be shut off by holding the power button as the track pad or special key combinations do not work to wake the screen...

I have tried disabling hardware acceleration and uninstalling/reinstalling the Intel graphics driver (which is not testable for long since Windows Update re-installs it almost immediately, though I could try disabling wuauserv in the services manager...)

I also reinstalled Firefox and refreshed my profile, and tried running the browser in with the add-ons disabled...

...Please advise

Thank you for your time and consideration

Asked by AVNand 1 year ago

Last reply by AVNand 1 year ago

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After ~20 minutes Menus, Function Pop-ups (e.g. Print), and Links to open new pages stop working requiring a complete FireFox restart to get another 20 minutes.

Whenever I am using Fire Fox after about 20-30 minutes the menus (even the main menu icon), function pop-ups (e.g. click on the print icon to get the print pop-up asking … (read more)

Whenever I am using Fire Fox after about 20-30 minutes the menus (even the main menu icon), function pop-ups (e.g. click on the print icon to get the print pop-up asking number of copies, click on a download icon to get the pop-up asking destination), etc. stop working. This happens all the time independent of what site(s)/tab(s) I have open at the time. Tabs still work (a new tab will open). Sometimes I am actively using Fire Fox at the time, other times it is open but not my active window (in this scenario when I return to make it the active window again I find that the problem has occurred). Once in a while it will try to open something that generates an error message (NS_ERROR_FAILURE):

JS frame … contentCache … js::ObjLayerActionGoToNewWindow::line 7 data:no

In this case it was trying to open a survey window at the end of a course I had just completed. Most of the time I don't see an error message - just an audible ding and nothing happens.

When this problem occurs I have to completely restart Fire Fox to clear the problem - for another 20 minutes.

I've tried clearing the browsing history, turning off hardware acceleration, making sure pop-ups are enabled, and installing the latest version of Fire Fox (63.0.1). I'm not sure what else to try.

My laptop is Windows 10. According to Fire Fox these are the installed plug ins: OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. Shockwave Flash

Asked by DianeP 1 year ago

Last reply by DianeP 1 year ago

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Scrollbar (unpredictably) stops working on PC

I'm seeing a really weird issue - https://rs2018.raffworks.com/ - on Firefox PC only, after opening a couple of the items up, the scrollbar completely stops working. Some… (read more)

I'm seeing a really weird issue - https://rs2018.raffworks.com/ - on Firefox PC only, after opening a couple of the items up, the scrollbar completely stops working. Sometimes one item, sometimes three or four. But then bang! the scrollbar just locks up completely and it's impossible to scroll the page.

Has anyone experienced anything like this? Firefox on macOS is fine.

Asked by raffjones 1 year ago

Answered by raffjones 1 year ago

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Firefox won't open on Mac despite trying everything I've read

Hi, I have a Mac 10.11.6 and for whatever reason I cannot get Firefox to open. I received a message at the bottom of my browser during the last use saying something to th… (read more)

Hi, I have a Mac 10.11.6 and for whatever reason I cannot get Firefox to open. I received a message at the bottom of my browser during the last use saying something to the effect of click restore/restart to improve speed. I did this and now Firefox will not open. I get a Mozilla crash reporter screen even when I try launching it in safe mode. I tried the refresh option (by holding shift + option on startup) and still get the crash report screen. I reinstalled it multiple times, tried deleting it and doing a clean install, deleted my profile and created a new one, and even deleted my anti virus program. Nothing seems to be working and I am very eager to get my preferred browser working again.

Thanks very much for your insight!

Asked by RockChalk 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Version 63.0.1, YouTube videos not showing on Mac

I'm using YouTube from a Mac with OS Mojave version 10.14, Firefox version 63.0.1. YouTube videos just aren't showing up for me, either on the YouTube site or embedded. … (read more)

I'm using YouTube from a Mac with OS Mojave version 10.14, Firefox version 63.0.1. YouTube videos just aren't showing up for me, either on the YouTube site or embedded. This is true:

- for multiple videos;

- after deleting YouTube's cookies from my browser;

- whether I'm signed into YouTube or not;

- whether I disable AdBlock (and my other handful of extensions) or not;

- whether I started Firefox in Safe Mode or not.

I've attached a couple of screenshots of what YouTube looks like for me. Most of the time it loads correctly, but the video just doesn't appear. Sometimes (e.g. after disabling all add-ons and refreshing) it loads the other, whiter, even less interactive option. Oh! And it works fine in Safari on the same device.

Help would be much appreciated please!

Asked by Balladeer 1 year ago

Answered by Balladeer 1 year ago

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How to fix "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional"

On one of our machines, we get the message > The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. S… (read more)

On one of our machines, we get the message

> The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem.

According to the user, this started after we upgraded the machine to MacOS 10.14 Mojave. We already tried to

  • restart the computer
  • start Firefox in safe mode
  • reinstall Firefox
  • move places.sqlite to have Firefox create a new one
  • create a new profile
  • refresh Firefox
  • granted Firefox full disk access under "System Preferences - Security & Privacy - Privacy"

all without success. I even tried to open places.sqlite with sqlite3, but wasn't able to find any tables, despite the file being +500kb.

The integrity verification of the places database produced the following output:

Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check places.sqlite integrity: Error: Could not open connection to /home/g001570/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/scuoog8q.default-1541591890759/places.sqlite: 2153971714

> Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: originFrecencyStats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

This error code (0x80630002) leads me to "NS_ERROR_STORAGE_IOERR". Is this a correct assumption?

I'm wondering whether there are ways to find the original error that caused Firefox to show this error message (like "could not open file xy"), or is there a debug log that can be used to get more information about this problem? What's also puzzling me is the fact that this error persists even with a new profile or a fresh install.

Any help or advice appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by pvitt 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes

I used to run Firefox without problem but lately had been using Safari. Wanted to get back to Firefox last week and downloaded the newest version. Since then I can't star… (read more)

I used to run Firefox without problem but lately had been using Safari. Wanted to get back to Firefox last week and downloaded the newest version. Since then I can't start Firefox; it crashes on start-up every time. I'm on a Mac, OS 10.12.6 (Sierra). I'm not especially techy but I have tried safe-start and a clean start with no success. Did submit crash reports, the last one about 10 minutes ago (Crash ID: bp-18a0ccaa-1f9e-4478-ada4-3ea8d0181109). If someone could help, that would be great. I am really fed up with Safari :(. Thanks in advance.

Asked by SabineC 1 year ago

Answered by SabineC 1 year ago

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Firefox update 63.0.1 is "super" slow. Nothing in the fix suggestions works.

This has been an ongoing problem that started, first with update 63.0, and continues with update 63.0.1. I have tried multiple fix suggestions, including the very disappo… (read more)

This has been an ongoing problem that started, first with update 63.0, and continues with update 63.0.1.

I have tried multiple fix suggestions, including the very disappointing "refresh Firefox" option. While that did nothing to cure the problem, it did wipe out every saved password. That, to be blunt, really ticked me off. It says this fix solution will keep our saved information, with no mention of erasing passwords.

Second, I changed the Network Settings as directed, from Use system proxy settings to auto-detect proxy settings for this network. I have been cautioned NOT to use the no proxy option, because it has a chance of rendering some websites unavailable. Not interested in messing up my browsing experience any worse than these recent Firefox updates have accomplished by themselves.

All these problems aside, my biggest disappointment is in the total lack of communication from Mozilla. While I value the Firefox ideology and the mission to provide a more private internet browsing experience, all this is worthless to me if my pages load at something akin to dial-up speeds.

At this juncture I have no choice but to use Google Chrome until someone can provide me with a workable solution, a solution that doesn't send me back to square one with all my saved Firefox information. If that is the only remedy, I might as well switch my default browser now and begin to re-acclimate myself to the changes.

Thanks.

Asked by ProfessorCNut 1 year ago

Answered by ProfessorCNut 1 year ago

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Since an update my bookmarks can´t be found, replaced or restored, it claims the system is in use somewhere else.

I can't restore bookmarks or create new ones since a firefox update. It is like the whole bookmark tool stopped working. There is a red note saying the the system (or fil… (read more)

I can't restore bookmarks or create new ones since a firefox update. It is like the whole bookmark tool stopped working. There is a red note saying the the system (or file) is in use somewhere else, which it is not.

Asked by KatarinaSjogren 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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Why have some trusted sites stopped loading with Firefox 63?

Ever since I upgraded to Firefox 63, several trusted websites have stopped loading; instead I get sent to an error page with: Your connection is not secure The website tr… (read more)

Ever since I upgraded to Firefox 63, several trusted websites have stopped loading; instead I get sent to an error page with:

Your connection is not secure

The website tried to negotiate an inadequate level of security.

<www.thestar.com> uses security technology that is outdated and vulnerable to attack. An attacker could easily reveal information which you thought to be safe. The website administrator will need to fix the server first before you can visit the site.

Error code: NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY


This also occurs with https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/63.0.1/win32/en-US/Firefox%20Installer.exe

Is the problem at my end or theirs? If the former, what do I need to do to return to the behaviour for FF 62?

Asked by asraskin 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I drive a Mac. The Firefox icon in my dock suddenly changed from the usual Firefox logo to looking like a notepad with a short ruler, pencil and pen; so why?

I have an iMac (running macOS Mojave (version 10.14) . If I wished to open Firefox I could always easily find it on my Dock because the Dock icon for FF has always been t… (read more)

I have an iMac (running macOS Mojave (version 10.14) . If I wished to open Firefox I could always easily find it on my Dock because the Dock icon for FF has always been the regular red fox in a circle. Then today I went to open Firefox and I couldn't find it on my Dock. After careful observation using the magnifier I discovered that the Firefox program is still there, but its icon has been replaced by a totally insignificant looking icon that looks like a white notebook, with a small ruler, pencil and pen on top. - What gives? - Is this the "new" icon for FF? - I don't like it. It's harder to find. - I didn't ask for the change, nor did I do anything (as far as I know) to prompt it to happen. signed: TEZ123

Asked by TEZ123 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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On a new Windows 10 Pro install, I can't get Firefox to recognize my correct password.

I had to put a new hard drive into my computer. I've downloaded and installed Firefox and want to sync my account on this machine, but am getting an "incorrect password" … (read more)

I had to put a new hard drive into my computer. I've downloaded and installed Firefox and want to sync my account on this machine, but am getting an "incorrect password" error when I try to sign in. I verified the password on a different device and the password I'm using is correct. I have Firefox on 4 other devices and do not want to have to change my password. What's the problem and how do I fix it?

Asked by msburrowes 1 year ago

Last reply by msburrowes 1 year ago