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HELP NEEDED. Plugin container stopped working / Script does not respond

Hi! I am aware that there are numerous articles about this problem, but unfortunately none of them solves my problem. Very frequently, at least once a day (usually from 3… (read more)

Hi! I am aware that there are numerous articles about this problem, but unfortunately none of them solves my problem.

Very frequently, at least once a day (usually from 3 to even 7 times a day) my Mozilla Firefox freezes and I am forced to restart it. It typically occurs when I try to open a page with some interactive content in it (youtube, some fancy flash pages, even gmail document preview). When I try to close it, Windows pops up a message saying that "Firefox stopped working" and terminates the application itself, and then another window pops up, saying "Plugin Container for Firefox stopped working". It's usually either that, but sometimes Mozilla also shuts itself without any warning and the same message appears.

As for "script does not respond", it does happen as well, although way more seldom. Usually it happens on the pages with lots of images. The whole browser then freezes for couple of seconds, then it pops up a window saying that the script does not respond and asks whether I want to force it to continue or not. It doesn't make any difference which option I choose because usually the browser crashes anyway.

I am using version 34 and I made sure all my plugins and addons are up to date. I also disabled hardware acceleration and tried to reinstall whole flash thing. I wonder whether it's the fault of one of my addons, but I admit I am not too eager to try and disable them all and then test it one by one because it would take up way too much time. Apart from that, none of the previous solutions seem to help, and the problem really gets on my nerves because numerous times I lost a huge block of text I was writing. Now I learned to copy everything I write couple of times :/

Maybe the crash reports will help. I'll link them from the newest to the oldest (for some weird reason they are 3 crash reports from today, yesterday and 3 days ago - weird, because the browser has shut itself today at least twice, not to mention previous days):

https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/ba7f5087-3d7d-4b2c-b9b1-04e6d2150105 https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/72eaf792-5f06-445b-806c-cd7922150104 https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/c3f81ff8-df10-45a6-8400-1c5912150103

I'll be glad for any help because, honestly, I can't stand it anymore. No reinstalling of Firefox or restoring settings to default have helped me yet.

Asked by draculass 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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How to allow a restricted port?

I am trying to get to a specific port and Firefox blocks the access, https://x.x.x.x:xxxxx. This is the message: This address uses a network port which is normally used … (read more)

I am trying to get to a specific port and Firefox blocks the access, https://x.x.x.x:xxxxx. This is the message:

This address uses a network port which is normally used for purposes other than Web browsing. Firefox has canceled the request for your protection.

How can I allow a specific port?

Asked by BrentDelta 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Change Firefox screen from white

Can I change Firefox background (below the tabs) from white to a neutral grey so that it neither blinds me nor forces colour adaption which distorts appearance of other p… (read more)

Can I change Firefox background (below the tabs) from white to a neutral grey so that it neither blinds me nor forces colour adaption which distorts appearance of other pages.

Asked by davepb 7 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 years ago

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Stop saving all image files as WebP?

I understand the newest version of Firefox offers support for WebP images, which is cool and great... but not when I need to download those images for use on my computer.… (read more)

I understand the newest version of Firefox offers support for WebP images, which is cool and great... but not when I need to download those images for use on my computer. As an artist I need to be able to save things as .jpg or .png for my art programs (or even preview) to be able to open them. Is there any way to make this an option, or to not default to webp when saving images?

I've also tried changing the extension on the file using the "all files" option but it just corrupts the file and won't open them.

Asked by nekosd43 1 year ago

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Browser has been hi-jacked and only opens with Findwide.com

When I open firefox, instead of going to my homepage of my.yahoo.com, it is directed to findwide.com...no matter what I do to reset the home page, it always opens in find… (read more)

When I open firefox, instead of going to my homepage of my.yahoo.com, it is directed to findwide.com...no matter what I do to reset the home page, it always opens in findwide.com.....even contacting them and using all the fixes they have suggested, there is no relief....

Asked by bjwatkins 8 years ago

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I keep getting: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit(print page)

This has just started happening: every time I try to print from a remote website (thetimes.co.uk) I get this message: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this s… (read more)

This has just started happening: every time I try to print from a remote website (thetimes.co.uk) I get this message:

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

It is not the website, as the request works from Microsoft Edge.

I can't see any changes to the parameters which might have affected this.

Any ideas please?

Asked by robinf24300 3 years ago

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How can I get Java to work with Firefox?

I had Java working with a JRE using Java SE7 or SE8. I just let Java install an update; now no valid JRE is installed to let my Java applications using Java to run. H… (read more)

I had Java working with a JRE using Java SE7 or SE8. I just let Java install an update; now no valid JRE is installed to let my Java applications using Java to run. How do get a version of Java that will work with the Firefox browser on Windows 10.

Asked by George Lanphear 1 year ago

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how do i enable javascript if there is no option to enable javascript

Hi I need to enable javascript on firefox ver 23 and there is no option to enable javascript under options, options, content. Can you please advise. Thanks Tarl … (read more)

Hi

I need to enable javascript on firefox ver 23 and there is no option to enable javascript under options, options, content.

Can you please advise.

Thanks Tarl

Asked by tsagoo 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago

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I found a fix for "Your connection is not secure"

Periodically when Firefox is updated, it starts rejecting Yahoo Mail from loading, giving the "Your connection is not secure" / SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER error. Unfortuna… (read more)

Periodically when Firefox is updated, it starts rejecting Yahoo Mail from loading, giving the "Your connection is not secure" / SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER error. Unfortunately, it does not give you the option to add an exception, which clears up the problem most of the time.

Today this happened again with no ability to add an exception, and after looking at various websites for hours, trying to find a fix, I stumbled on one: Having Firefox "...automatically search for and import CAs that have been added to the Windows certificate store by a user or administrator." These are root certificates which you've manually imported. If you understood that last sentence, then it means you've probably done it on your computer; I know I have. The steps to fix it are these, and I cite the original web page further below:

- Open a new window in Firefox and type "about:config" without the quotes and hit enter - Confirm that you want to continue - In the search field, type in security.enterprise_roots.enabled and hit enter - you'll be left with one field - If it's marked as "false" then double-clicking it should turn it to "true" - Close the window, then go back to your Yahoo email login and try again. For me, this worked *perfectly*!

Here's the site where I found the info, under the "Experimental Built-in Windows Support" section: https://wiki.mozilla.org/CA:AddRootToFirefox

Good luck - I hope this helps to fix your Yahoo email login problem, too!

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unable to use DSC in EPFO site. what changes should be done in mozilla options?

i am trying to use DSC in epfo site but when i tried to digitally sign a pdf file generated in site, it led me to java downloading site, what changes should i done . pl. … (read more)

i am trying to use DSC in epfo site but when i tried to digitally sign a pdf file generated in site, it led me to java downloading site, what changes should i done . pl. tell.

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Lost session (previously open tabs gone)

Hi. After updating to 58.0 my system crashed and Firefox was rebooted. However the 15 or so tabs I had open were not restored, and I can't find any file in the Firefox/Mo… (read more)

Hi. After updating to 58.0 my system crashed and Firefox was rebooted. However the 15 or so tabs I had open were not restored, and I can't find any file in the Firefox/Mozilla folders on my computer that might contain a record of them (all files are from either after the crash, or the newest ones before that are from early January). Is there a way to restore the session from synced information?

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Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?

When I open Firefox I get a message “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?” If I click on Yes everything then proceeds as normal. If I close Firef… (read more)

When I open Firefox I get a message “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?” If I click on Yes everything then proceeds as normal. If I close Firefox and then re-open it, the same thing happens (even as soon as one minute - or less - later). This is recent behaviour (last couple of days) and there has been no known event which might have triggered this. Other browsers (Chrome, Edge) do not exhibit this behaviour. How can I fix this (or do I just switch browsers)? The settings re Compatibility Mode and Run as Administrator are both unchecked.

Thanks for any assistance.

Robert

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access denied error message This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

This is the message I am getting when I am in a website and click on a link to open. This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The d… (read more)

This is the message I am getting when I am in a website and click on a link to open.

This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

<Error>AccessDenied<Message>Access Denied</Message><RequestId>619019A5A84CBA3D</RequestId><HostId>qZuu8SzPCGrkyyLPRJfAgAeIx5BJEq/LYC3g0/SS2rC92vtXgUR4JULvWAM8axbo</HostId></Error>

I have no idea what this means and how to fix it.

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How do I get rid of an unwanted tool bar from mysearchresults.com? I can't find anything in the control panel to remove it.

I installed some freeware on my computer this morning and now I have an unwanted toolbar from mysearchresults.com. It's up on top by the window tabs and I can't find any… (read more)

I installed some freeware on my computer this morning and now I have an unwanted toolbar from mysearchresults.com. It's up on top by the window tabs and I can't find anywhere to remove it. It does not show up in my uninstall programs list in the control panel. Any suggestions?

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what does The requested URL was rejected. Please consult with your administrator. Your support ID is: 17000598679359569722 mean?

I am getting this block to a website that I have been using successfully for years. Last successful access was 8 hours ago. Now this error appearing. I have deleted cooki… (read more)

I am getting this block to a website that I have been using successfully for years. Last successful access was 8 hours ago. Now this error appearing. I have deleted cookies and cache but problem still appears when trying to enter address.

Asked by mwpsongs 3 years ago

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