Firefox crashes randomly

Firefox crashes randomly with no crash report being generated. It seems to have started doing this about a month ago. Nothing in particular seems to trigger it, and all… (read more)

Firefox crashes randomly with no crash report being generated. It seems to have started doing this about a month ago. Nothing in particular seems to trigger it, and all of my software is up to date. It just closes any and all tabs that are open, as if I exited out of the program entirely.

Asked by antarian_knight 1 day ago

password lost on upgarde

hello why can there not be a simple way of getting your passwords back after and up grade has lost them why is there not a simple restore button that allows novices like … (read more)

hello why can there not be a simple way of getting your passwords back after and up grade has lost them why is there not a simple restore button that allows novices like me to just press and reinstall , with out going through the ends of the earth on firefox todo this ? open this file then open that file, lose what has been saved and replace with another file, it is an impossible way to do this for a novice on firefox , with out paying a lot of money to a tech guy that will take a couple of minutes to do but that will take a novice months and not get it done in the end,

Asked by rhoslan 14 hours ago

Last reply by rhoslan 10 hours ago

crashing all the time as well as tab crashed

My Firefox keeps crashing. also I get this message often "Gah. Your Tab has just crashed". I uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times. I did a clean uninstall. I de… (read more)

My Firefox keeps crashing. also I get this message often "Gah. Your Tab has just crashed". I uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times. I did a clean uninstall. I deleted all Firefox folders in Program manager and used account hidden files. Then reinstalled and it still crashed repeatedly.

Asked by allenshe 7 hours ago

Choppy video in Firefox, unlike Chrome

Video, including TV-channels is always choppy in Firefox due to disk swapping. I have just refreshed the browser and it did not help to any extent. However, if I open the… (read more)

Video, including TV-channels is always choppy in Firefox due to disk swapping. I have just refreshed the browser and it did not help to any extent.

However, if I open the same video in Chrome, it is smooth, always (!) And I do not close Firefox - it is still running in parallel to Google's browser, increasing swapping needs of the system (but it is not a problem for Chrome at all).

Please let me know what I can try here. The problem is probably in the method of data caching on disk in Firefox.

Thank you!

Asked by DVS75 7 hours ago

Last reply by DVS75 6 hours ago

firefox continues to run and hold on to all memory after exiting application

Hours after exiting firefox, the application continues to run processes and hold on to the memory it was using when I exited the application. The only way to free the me… (read more)

Hours after exiting firefox, the application continues to run processes and hold on to the memory it was using when I exited the application. The only way to free the memory is to key the processes via Task Manager

Asked by p29436 6 hours ago

Fire Fox short cut

Fire Fox no longer appears on the menu bar. I have to go to programs and open it each time I want to use Fire Fox. It will appear on the menu bar as long as I have it ope… (read more)

Fire Fox no longer appears on the menu bar. I have to go to programs and open it each time I want to use Fire Fox. It will appear on the menu bar as long as I have it open but leaves the bar if I close it.

Asked by HowieE 6 hours ago

Last reply by HowieE 6 hours ago

"unknown source" warning when updating Firefox

I have two identical computers running Firefox on Windows 7. No serious issues for 3 years or longer. Just recently, version 100 showed "Unknown Source" instead of the… (read more)

I have two identical computers running Firefox on Windows 7. No serious issues for 3 years or longer.

Just recently, version 100 showed "Unknown Source" instead of the normal UAC authorization window which lists mozilla.org as the source.

The 100.0.1 update showed the same warning.

This only occurred on one of the computers. The other one does not show the warning.

Firefox worked fine after doing the downloads anyway, but the "Unknown Source" is not right and makes the user think security is being compromised.

Asked by pacific1927 17 hours ago

Last reply by pacific1927 3 hours ago

2FA QR code, how to generate

I've toggled two-step authentication off/on multiple times, get new set of recovery codes, but I never get the QR coded, how do I generate this, please advise...thanks! … (read more)

I've toggled two-step authentication off/on multiple times, get new set of recovery codes, but I never get the QR coded, how do I generate this, please advise...thanks!

Asked by idondoty 10 hours ago

Last reply by idondoty 3 hours ago

Firefox not rendering - profile

Hello, recently i installed Kubuntu 20.04 (KDE Plasma 5.18.8). I have this problem where firefox (version 100) is not rendering the window and i think it's the profile fo… (read more)

Hello, recently i installed Kubuntu 20.04 (KDE Plasma 5.18.8). I have this problem where firefox (version 100) is not rendering the window and i think it's the profile folder.

First i was thinking on the graphics. i have installed 'nvidia-driver-510'. I tried this Solution with no luck.

I have:

  • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Nvidia MX130

I tried :

  • Renaming the folder '.mozilla' to '.mozilla_bak' works perfectly but i have to do this every startup, and firefox creates a new profile where i have to logon in every platform i use.
  • Downloading 'firefox-100.0.1.tar.bz2', it's the same, works fine with a new profile.

This lead me to the profile folder, running './firefox --profile ~/.mozilla/firefox/<profile_folder>' it's the same, not rendering the entire window. I dont know why my profile is causing this problem, i only use three addons: AdBlock, BetterTTV and FoxyProxy, i have the same problem even if i dont have these installed.

Asked by killuax 1 day ago

Last reply by killuax 3 hours ago

Firefox isn't loading google fonts on macbook pro and iMac

Hi. I've been having this problem with my iMac for sometime, but now it's affecting my Macbook Pro, as well. Both machines are 2015, running OS 10.15.7. They have proble… (read more)

Hi. I've been having this problem with my iMac for sometime, but now it's affecting my Macbook Pro, as well. Both machines are 2015, running OS 10.15.7.

They have problems loading webfonts (I get the annoying question marks). I tried creating a new test user, and the issue persisted. Any ideas on what I should do?

Thanks!

Asked by jack108 51 minutes ago

URL autocomplete not working

Firefox 100.0 (64bit) Mac 12.3.1 long user of Firefox. Recently, I cleaned up my history, and since then url autocomplete does not work. I get suggestions, but no auto c… (read more)

Firefox 100.0 (64bit) Mac 12.3.1 long user of Firefox. Recently, I cleaned up my history, and since then url autocomplete does not work. I get suggestions, but no auto complete. Ex, Previously if I typed into the address bar "You", the address bar would autocomplete to "Youtube.com". Now, nothing happens. If I type in Youtube and hit enter, I get my search engine. IOW I have to type in the entire Youtube.com and hit enter. Other than deleting a bunch of history items, I changed nothing afaik. Help please? and TIA

Asked by JayElDee 6 days ago

Last reply by JayElDee 6 days ago

How to autofocus the microphone permission dialog?

I was wondering if some websites ask for my microhpone permission, it can autofocus to the microhpone permission dialog of Firefox. Because I sometimes use the Tab key to… (read more)

I was wondering if some websites ask for my microhpone permission, it can autofocus to the microhpone permission dialog of Firefox.

Because I sometimes use the Tab key to browse the websites, when the websites ask, I have to: 1. Press Tab key to several times to first get to the Firefox Menu Bar. 2. Press directional key to choose the phone icon. 3. Press Enter key to enter in the permission dialog.

Thank you.

Asked by bunli 6 days ago

Sync Does NOT Work With Version 88.0 Ubuntu (Linux).. Original Version On Xtra-PC USB ThumbDrive Did !

Fix it so the FireFox browser Version 88.0 for Ubuntu (Linux) works AGAIN at saving website Login data using a Primary password via your 'FireFox Sync' advertisement (doc… (read more)

Fix it so the FireFox browser Version 88.0 for Ubuntu (Linux) works AGAIN at saving website Login data using a Primary password via your 'FireFox Sync' advertisement (documentation).

Asked by nm4dgdcs 6 days ago

Firefox versions above 86.0.1 crash out on Saves and Save As with Windows 8.1

Whenever I try to update to a new version of Firefox from v86.0.1, they frequently crash out while trying to use a Save or Save As command. I have tried with multiple ve… (read more)

Whenever I try to update to a new version of Firefox from v86.0.1, they frequently crash out while trying to use a Save or Save As command. I have tried with multiple versions up to this v100, and they still do it. I have always had to revert back to the v86. I have tried most fixes that are shown on your help site, and in the Firefox settings. I am using the following hardware:

Processor AMD A10-7700K Radeon R7, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G, 3400 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)


AMD R70-370 Direct X 11 12-gigs of RAM 2-gigs of Graphics Card RAM Windows 8.1 version


Thank you very much for your help.

Asked by hulettterry885 5 days ago

amazon Doesn't display or function once logged in on Firefox

Seems like after installing the latest update Firefox will not allow Amazon to function or display properly after signing in to Amazon. I can sign in using any other brow… (read more)

Seems like after installing the latest update Firefox will not allow Amazon to function or display properly after signing in to Amazon. I can sign in using any other browser with no issue. When I sign in on Firefox the screen goes greyed out with no functionality capable. Nothing can be selected and in the background the display won't load correctly.

Asked by Ugly1 2 days ago

Last reply by Ugly1 2 days ago

WHY do ALL "printscreens" come out black (until after new power-cycle) immediately after using ANY "private browser"?

Find the "switch" that gets "activated" (when using ANY private browser window) that prevents us from using "printscreen" AND...ALL other "printsreen apps" as well (such … (read more)

Find the "switch" that gets "activated" (when using ANY private browser window) that prevents us from using "printscreen" AND...ALL other "printsreen apps" as well (such as "windows snipping tool"). After using ANY private browser, Printscreen just shows an all black screen! Once you've used a private browser window (on a Win 7 desktop)...you no longer have any printscreen ability until after you power-cycle...when it's too late!! Printscreen ALWAYS shows an all black screen!

Try it for yourself on YOUR desktop...regardless of your system!


AARRGGHH!! >:-(

Asked by danemer 1 day ago