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My microphone is not working properly in Firefox

My microphone does not work properly in Firefox, it sounds very low and bad. I have a Corsair HS35 Stereo headset and my sound driver is Realtek HD Audio 2nd output. I ha… (read more)

My microphone does not work properly in Firefox, it sounds very low and bad.

I have a Corsair HS35 Stereo headset and my sound driver is Realtek HD Audio 2nd output.

I have tested my microphone in other browsers and other kind of applications like Google Chrome, Brave, Windows Voice Recorder, WhatsApp Desktop, etc. and the microphone works fine. It only works badly in Firefox.

I did the test with a portable version of Firefox, and, as with the installed version, the microphone was malfunctioning.

I've also noticed that Firefox lowers the microphone volume automatically (how do I prevent this?), yet even if I turn it all the way up it still sounds very low and bad.

What can I do about it?

Thanks for the answers

Asked by Ucro 3 months ago

Last reply by om7ra7 3 months ago

Network Protocol problems

After the latest Firefox update, some of my sites are returning "Network Protocol" Errors. I can log in on other browsers, but Firefox is the one I normally use. … (read more)

After the latest Firefox update, some of my sites are returning "Network Protocol" Errors. I can log in on other browsers, but Firefox is the one I normally use.

Asked by dad4204 3 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 months ago

Gmail not loading in Firefox 99.0.1

I have had a problem with Gmail since yesterday April 13, which was the same day my browser updated to 99.0.1. I'm using a Windows 10 machine. Gmail is displaying the "Oo… (read more)

I have had a problem with Gmail since yesterday April 13, which was the same day my browser updated to 99.0.1. I'm using a Windows 10 machine.

Gmail is displaying the "Oops… the system encountered a problem (#001)" error message and will not load my inbox. Other websites in Firefox load fine (including other Google apps like Drive and Calendar), and Gmail works fine in other browsers.

Asked by charwood13 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Can not googling, but visiting the site directly work

Greetins, There are times when I can not use google to search things, it kept telling me "Server Not Found". Although accessing the web directly worked. I tried to googli… (read more)

Greetins, There are times when I can not use google to search things, it kept telling me "Server Not Found". Although accessing the web directly worked. I tried to googling on another browser, and it worked just fine. Any idea why/what might cause this? I never touch firewall settings so everything should be on default settings. Thank you

Asked by althemier 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox Problems Accessing Websites

I've posted this problem before and did receive replies attempting to help. Unfortunately, the problem has continued for a long time (I think at least a year). I freq… (read more)

I've posted this problem before and did receive replies attempting to help. Unfortunately, the problem has continued for a long time (I think at least a year). I frequently can't access websites (e.g. Yahoo Mail) using Firefox but can using Edge or Brave. With Firefox, I get the following error message:

"Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to login.yahoo.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

I had hoped that the problem would be solved by a Firefox update but that has not happened.

I also regularly get the message "No Internet Connection" while using Firefox but, when I use Edge or Brave while the error message is displayed, there is Internet connection.

I'm using the latest versions of Firefox and Windows 10 Pro.

I've used Firefox for many years and really don't want to have to switch to, say, Brave.

Ed

Asked by edrcpa 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

Cannot download files, reports "Failed"

When I try to download a file, the download always fails. This happens no matter what website I'm downloading the file from (see screenshot 1). This started happening wit… (read more)

When I try to download a file, the download always fails. This happens no matter what website I'm downloading the file from (see screenshot 1).

This started happening within the last week or so. We are running versions 97 and above.

Firefox is configured to always ask where to save files to (see screenshot 2).

Write permissions to the user's Downloads folder is denied for reasons unrelated to this issue (see screenshot 3). When I re-enable write permissions, the problem goes away.

Has anyone else run into this problem? Is write access to the Downloads folder required now, even if Firefox is not configured to save files to that location? Thanks!

Asked by thelibrarytech 4 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 months ago

Unable to review or rate add-ons

When I display the review page for any installed add-on, I'm unable to submit a review. A few details: 1) I do not see the expected, "Rate Your Experience" link 2) I'm l… (read more)

When I display the review page for any installed add-on, I'm unable to submit a review. A few details:

1) I do not see the expected, "Rate Your Experience" link 2) I'm logged onto my Firefox account 3) I'm aware it uses different credentials than Mozilla Support 4) I've tried clicking on the yellow stars but it doesn't allow me to rate the plug in or display any new links 5) I've read other forum posts from other users who've experienced the same symptoms

Ideas, anyone? Thanks,

- Fido

Asked by FidoFidoFido 5 months ago

Last reply by JJ 1 day ago

Firefox is Constantly stating "Firefox is being updated by another instance."

Firefox is slow and sluggish. This normally happened to me when an update was applied and i need to restart the browser. But now its always stating "Firefox is being upd… (read more)

Firefox is slow and sluggish. This normally happened to me when an update was applied and i need to restart the browser. But now its always stating "Firefox is being updated by another instance'. I have closed all browser windows. i have rebooted my machine. I have refreshed firefox. i have uninstalled and reinstalled firefox. nothing seems to help. i am running the latest version of firefox. 103.0.1 (64-bit).

Asked by jnpatel340+firefox 17 minutes ago

Magnified headers when printing

After the recent Firefox update, my headers are magnified when I print. How can I reduce the setting so I don't have to download to Adobe before printing or switching to … (read more)

After the recent Firefox update, my headers are magnified when I print. How can I reduce the setting so I don't have to download to Adobe before printing or switching to another browser altogether? Somewhat computer savvy, so I can go to about:config...just don't know what settings to look for and adjust. Thank you!

Asked by rachel.kocher 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Gmail will not load

Gmail will not load. I have done all of the suggested fixes: 1. clear cache, 2. clear cookies, 3. turn off all extensions, 4. restart, 5. reinstall firefox, 5. shut dow… (read more)

Gmail will not load. I have done all of the suggested fixes: 1. clear cache, 2. clear cookies, 3. turn off all extensions, 4. restart, 5. reinstall firefox, 5. shut down restart.

It still will not load.

Asked by elise.bowman 3 hours ago

Files downloaded from Gmail not retaining full file name

Why is Firefox limiting my file name to 3-5 characters instead of the full name as the original document? My Gmail Workspace account is a business account so I need to re… (read more)

Why is Firefox limiting my file name to 3-5 characters instead of the full name as the original document? My Gmail Workspace account is a business account so I need to retain proper naming conventions and original names for files, but Firefox seems to be shortening the file names, and I'm having to completely rename. I can't find any information on how to override this if it's a setting or if anyone else is having the same problem.

I am running Firefox 103.0.1 on macOS Monterey 12.4.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by cmjross1 3 hours ago

Outlook 2010, "This operation has been canceled due to RESTRICTIONS in effect on this computer"

Outlook 2010 Windows 10 Home edition, Can not open hyperlinks in Outlook e-mail. Get error messge "This operation has been canceled due to RESTRICTIONS in effect on this… (read more)

Outlook 2010 Windows 10 Home edition, Can not open hyperlinks in Outlook e-mail. Get error messge "This operation has been canceled due to RESTRICTIONS in effect on this computer" Help!

Asked by Dr. John T. Whiting 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 58 minutes ago

Invalid view state on a visual studio website

Getting an invalid view state on my own website written in asp.net visual studio old version 2013, started today never got this problem before. Problem not occurring on … (read more)

Getting an invalid view state on my own website written in asp.net visual studio old version 2013, started today never got this problem before. Problem not occurring on other browsers.

Asked by pat47 3 hours ago

No Internet Connection comes & goes

The past couple weeks while I'm trying to use Firefox on windows 10 desktop, it will out of the blue come up with No Internet Connection. Sometimes it happens within 5 mi… (read more)

The past couple weeks while I'm trying to use Firefox on windows 10 desktop, it will out of the blue come up with No Internet Connection. Sometimes it happens within 5 min. or up to 30 min. On the rare occasion I am able to view my new emails & links w/o a problem. The automatic update was done a few days ago but didn't really seem to make that much difference. The lights on modem continue green & router is orange for normal. So I know it is not my service provider. Besides I can use internet on Edge w/o a problem. However I have used Firefox for years & really like it. I'm not much of a techie person, so simple explanation/fix on my issue would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by 1985domehome 3 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago

Wonky address bar

For the last month the amount of letters/numbers/symbols in my address bar has slowly become less. It only happens when I have more than 1 tab &/or window open. It is… (read more)

For the last month the amount of letters/numbers/symbols in my address bar has slowly become less. It only happens when I have more than 1 tab &/or window open. It is now at the point where I'll have no more than a dozen characters in the address bar down to absolutely nothing being displayed there. I had HP do a wipe of my HDD & reinstall of the entire MS OS a month ago. I noticed the issue a few days after that but it was also after the first of 2 FF updates. Sometimes it has bugs but usually the next update fixes it completely; but not this time. I'm not sure if it Is a FF issue. I have checked all thru here and even scrubbed thru MS Win10 support pages and found nothing anywhere similar. Attached is a current screenshot. As you can see, there are only 4 characters in this header while 2 others have None and one has 11 +, 4 numbers and 6 random letters. This has me totally baffled.

Asked by Sonny65 4 hours ago

FireFox crashing on startup

ID report: bp-bb265373-80df-4264-a1ad-ddc980220808 AvailablePageFile: 7416332288 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 3308408832 AvailableVirtualMemory: 138531615559680 BackgroundTas… (read more)

ID report: bp-bb265373-80df-4264-a1ad-ddc980220808

AvailablePageFile: 7416332288 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 3308408832 AvailableVirtualMemory: 138531615559680 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BlockedDllList: BuildID: 20220729222726 CPUMicrocodeVersion: 0x25 CrashTime: 1659952533 HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1659797756 ModuleSignatureInfo: {"CRYPTO-PRO":["cpadvai.dll","detoured.dll","cpcrypt.dll"],"Microsoft Corporation":["VCRUNTIME140_1.dll","VCRUNTIME140.dll","msvcp140.dll"],"Microsoft Windows":["cryptsp.dll","NapiNSP.dll","pnrpnsp.dll","winrnr.dll","wshbth.dll","dbgcore.dll","wsock32.dll","webauthn.dll","npmproxy.dll","dbghelp.dll","DWrite.dll","iertutil.dll","TextInputFramework.dll","dhcpcsvc.dll","dhcpcsvc6.DLL","winnsi.dll","version.dll","netprofm.dll","WinTypes.dll","CoreUIComponents.dll","nlaapi.dll","propsys.dll","CoreMessaging.dll","WINMMBASE.dll","winmm.dll","uxtheme.dll","ntmarta.dll","IPHLPAPI.DLL","dnsapi.dll","mswsock.dll","cryptbase.dll","devobj.dll","umpdc.dll","kernel.appcore.dll","msasn1.dll","profapi.dll","powrprof.dll","windows.storage.dll","bcrypt.dll","bcryptPrimitives.dll","ucrtbase.dll","KERNELBASE.dll","gdi32full.dll","crypt32.dll","wintrust.dll","msvcp_win.dll","win32u.dll","cfgmgr32.dll","SHCore.dll","ws2_32.dll","ole32.dll","shlwapi.dll","shell32.dll","combase.dll","advapi32.dll","nsi.dll","msvcrt.dll","kernel32.dll","sechost.dll","clbcatq.dll","imm32.dll","gdi32.dll","msctf.dll","user32.dll","psapi.dll","oleaut32.dll","rpcrt4.dll","ntdll.dll"],"Mozilla Corporation":["firefox.exe","xul.dll","nss3.dll","mozglue.dll","lgpllibs.dll"]} MozCrashReason: Failed to get async shutdown service: NS_ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 1703 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1659952533 SubmittedFrom: Client SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 61 Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 17112100864 TotalPhysicalMemory: 8522166272 TotalVirtualMemory: 140737488224256 URL: UptimeTS: 1.83395 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 103.0.1

Please, help to understand problem

Asked by meleshkin.n 9 hours ago

choppy video and high cpu usage

Hi I am running Firefox 103 on my lenovo thinkpad T570 running windows 10. Streaming any video (e.g. BBC iPlayer or GCN+ or any source I have tried) Video very choppy, fr… (read more)

Hi I am running Firefox 103 on my lenovo thinkpad T570 running windows 10. Streaming any video (e.g. BBC iPlayer or GCN+ or any source I have tried) Video very choppy, freezes for several seconds while audio continues as normal. this is essentially unusable. Task manager shows firefox running at 70% or more I have tried all the power management settings and that makes no difference. The Nvidia Gforce940 appears not to be used at all. All my drivers are up to date I have tried firefox troubleshoot mode, which makes no difference full screen mode or not makes no difference (its a 4k screen so I wondered if it was doing some kind of upscaling) makes no difference whether I run on external monitor or internal. Also makes no difference whether the laptop is connected to my thunderbolt dock or not. I can run the same content side by side in Chrome. Chrome displays the video smoothly with no glitches at all and consumes around 16% CPU (still no Nvidia GPU utilisation)

This problem does not happen on my other PC, a 5 year old Intel NUC, with i5 cpu, also running win 10 connected to my TV.

If i can't fix this I will have to very reluctantly revert to Chrome for video streaming I havent worked uot how to obtain the troubleshooting info to share but happy to do this if necessary

many thanks John

Asked by jcpw 11 hours ago

Frozen

So. Today while i was attempting to uninstall some PUPs specificly mcafee if you count it as one. So i went to uninstall and reinstall firefox so i could remove mcafee we… (read more)

So. Today while i was attempting to uninstall some PUPs specificly mcafee if you count it as one. So i went to uninstall and reinstall firefox so i could remove mcafee web protector from my firefox addons but when doing so. I now cannot click on reload. Go back. Go forward. Nor can i use the search bar as when i do so. It fails to load. I've tried fixing it with other methods having a closely the same problem but they have failed and now i am stuck unable to interract with firefox.

Asked by lokithekid8908 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 13 hours ago

Videos Not Working`

No video players work with Firefox but they work fine in Chrome I have the latest version downloaded, I have tried debugging, private windows, cache and cookie clear, rei… (read more)

No video players work with Firefox but they work fine in Chrome

I have the latest version downloaded, I have tried debugging, private windows, cache and cookie clear, reinstalled/reset firefox, restarted my computer, updated my GPU drivers, changed every setting such as autoplay, hardware acceleration etc., disabled all enhancements, and more.

Nothing fixes this. I get error codes on every site i try, twitch, streamable, etc. None play videos.

Asked by boe44178 16 hours ago

Last reply by boe44178 1 hour ago