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Firefox Crashes Because Of a background process

hello there, i am using firefox on a old pc with duel cores only. There is a independent firefox process always running at my background using 100% of one of the core. be… (read more)

hello there, i am using firefox on a old pc with duel cores only. There is a independent firefox process always running at my background using 100% of one of the core. because of just one core left for windows, it crashes frequently. Also no matter what i do on firefox or keep it idle, that process always takes 100% of the core. please tell me how to solve that.

ThankYou

Asked by Dev Pratap 49 minutes ago

Last reply by Mohamed Adnan 26 minutes ago

Firefox is using far too much RAM

Wow... I just updated and am trying to use Firefox as my default browser yet again, however, yet again, it's RAM usage is ruining an otherwise good relationship. Why does… (read more)

Wow... I just updated and am trying to use Firefox as my default browser yet again, however, yet again, it's RAM usage is ruining an otherwise good relationship. Why does this browser guzzle RAM so hungrily? I had to reboot it as I couldn't type any longer, without waiting every few letters before seeing them on the screen, and I've got 60 Gigs of RAM. But Firefox was using 22 of them!

This has obviously been an ongoing issue for years, both from my experience, and the 2,000 threads that come up in response to this issue. Come on guys, it can't be this impossible to create a functional browser that is more RAM efficient, what's the problem?

Oh, and it sure would be nice, given 2,000 results from my search, to be able to filter them by date. I'm using version 84, so threads dealing with version 50 or so, aren't going to be of much help...

Asked by StevenCee 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Cursor jumps to address bar or closes window while typing.

When using Firefox on my 2018 MacBook Pro the cursor will either jump to the address bar or close the window in which I have been entering text. This has been happening s… (read more)

When using Firefox on my 2018 MacBook Pro the cursor will either jump to the address bar or close the window in which I have been entering text. This has been happening since I got the MacBook Pro. This does not happen with other browsers, only Firefox. It has continued with this issue through several OS updates as well as Firefox updates.

Asked by majorhenderson 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Scrounger can not open any of my 20 possible session restore files

My computer crashed and when I openend firefox, all my tabs were gone, about 140, it was impossible to open recently closed tabs or previous session. I found about 20 fil… (read more)

My computer crashed and when I openend firefox, all my tabs were gone, about 140, it was impossible to open recently closed tabs or previous session. I found about 20 files that might contain all the tabs but none of them are opened properly in the scrounger at https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html When I try to export it uncompressed, i get the message that the context of the box does not look like json, that's true because the box is empty after opening all 20 files. Even though one file even is 1.16mb. Does anyone has other advice on at least getting the url's from the file? You would expect at least one file to work right?

Asked by yorick_123 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

Cannot open Firefox because "Firefox Profile Missing or Unavailable." But I did find it in my Library. Using MacBook Pro, High Sierra

Suddenly! Cannot open Firefox because of the error message: "Firefox profile missing or unavailable." I found the profile in my Library. Looked for internet advertised "… (read more)

Suddenly! Cannot open Firefox because of the error message: "Firefox profile missing or unavailable."

I found the profile in my Library.

Looked for internet advertised "Firefox profile manager," but could not find it. Only one I could find was obsolete.

Thank you.

Asked by mobiusor 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

My Firefox has died.

I have run Firefox successfully on my iMac for years. Yesterday in the middle of a session it suddenly froze. I closed down and tried to reopen, and now when I click on… (read more)

I have run Firefox successfully on my iMac for years. Yesterday in the middle of a session it suddenly froze. I closed down and tried to reopen, and now when I click on the Firefox icon, nothing happens at all. It's as though I no longer have Firefox on my computer. Can anybody help?

Asked by roger.vignoles 17 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 11 hours ago

Issues loading webpage: have to reload to load page.

Hello, I have searched the internet for a solution to this, basically what is happening is I'll go about browsing, as you would. then I click on a link, maybe type in the… (read more)

Hello, I have searched the internet for a solution to this, basically what is happening is I'll go about browsing, as you would. then I click on a link, maybe type in the website and it says "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at (website) If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try: Try again later. Check your network connection. If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web." I did notice it's quite random, most websites work but every 1 in 10 I'd say I get this error, then I refresh the page and it loads.

I've changed my DNS, Removed my firewall, and reset my firefox and none of that worked, please help.

youtube video of it in action:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioKKYKnrniQ

basically it just doesn't load then loads when I refresh it.

Asked by Cypher 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 hours ago

FireFox crashes even with clean install

Hi all, My FireFox suddently didn't work since last night. I tried clean install and everything (deleting folders in program files/ program files x86/clear profiles/regi… (read more)

Hi all,

My FireFox suddently didn't work since last night. I tried clean install and everything (deleting folders in program files/ program files x86/clear profiles/registry). Nothing worked. It gives "crash report" even during clean installation. Please help. Below are the details:

AvailablePageFile: 10999209984 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 3578597376 AvailableVirtualMemory: 138531592568832 BreakpadReserveAddress: 3175895007232 BreakpadReserveSize: 83886080 BuildID: 20210504152106 CPUMicrocodeVersion: 0xb4 CrashTime: 1620743598 FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600889344 FramePoisonSize: 65536 InstallTime: 1620742654 MemoryErrorCorrection: None ModuleSignatureInfo: {"Microsoft Windows":["kernel32.dll","ntdll.dll"],"Mozilla Corporation":["firefox.exe","xul.dll"]} ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 943 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1620743598 SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 57 ThreadIdNameMapping: 16696:"IPC I/O Parent",18832:"Link Monitor #1",14548:"Timer",9540:"Socket Thread",8272:"Permission",17288:"BackgroundThreadPool #1",15792:"JS Watchdog",1216:"JS Helper",16264:"JS Helper",11752:"JS Helper",14284:"JS Helper",14856:"BGReadURLs",18232:"Cache2 I/O",6584:"Cookie", Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 16283537408 TotalPhysicalMemory: 8498909184 TotalVirtualMemory: 140737488224256 URL: UptimeTS: 2.96851 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 88.0.1

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by oppi.catti 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 hours ago

Updates

Sowas kompliziertes wie Firefox support habe ich in meinem leben noch nie gesehen. Es wird zeit sich von Firefox zu trennen. Ich musste mich jetzt anmelden um überhaupt h… (read more)

Sowas kompliziertes wie Firefox support habe ich in meinem leben noch nie gesehen. Es wird zeit sich von Firefox zu trennen. Ich musste mich jetzt anmelden um überhaupt hier etwas zu schreiben. Ob ich eine Antwort bekomme steht auf ein anderes blatt papier. IHR SEID SCHEIßE!!!!! Wenn mein gesamter PC noch mal wegen FirefoxUpdate runterfährt, schmeiß ich alle Mozilla produkte von meinem PC runter und nutze Microsoft Edge oder Chrome. Jetzt reichts. Euer SCHEIß Update könnt ihr euch selber verpassen. Jedes mal gehen meine ARbeiten verloren, weil Firefox sich oberste Prioritäten setzt den PC runter zu fahren. Das kann's nicht sein. Und um kontakt aufzunehmen mußte ich 30 klicks machen. Ich werde euch nicht mehr weiter empfehlen. Ich habe 8 PC's in meinem Haushalt und alle das selbe problem.

Asked by kadirguver 3 months ago

Last reply by oliverliermann 14 hours ago

Website is not loading properly and its sending late loading issue.

Hi, Hope everyone is well. I'm a business owner and using firefox for the last 3 years, I love using that browser. Recently I found an issue that was never occurred befor… (read more)

Hi, Hope everyone is well. I'm a business owner and using firefox for the last 3 years, I love using that browser. Recently I found an issue that was never occurred before. I wanted to show my site https://hidethatfat.com to my colleagues and it's not loading properly in firefox but when I opened it on chrome so it well and giving me accurate results. please help me tp solve this issue. Thanks

Asked by Abdul0012 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 16 hours ago

Lots of trouble backpaging in Firefox

Firefox has been my browser of choice for many years, and over all those years I've had one nagging persistent problem with it that there seems no possible fix for and it… (read more)

Firefox has been my browser of choice for many years, and over all those years I've had one nagging persistent problem with it that there seems no possible fix for and it will not go away no matter what measures I try. Backpaging takes several attempts to work when it should just work the first time. I've had to try up to 7 times to get back to the previous page, both with the button and my mouse. I know this has been a problem for years for others too, because I searched on it, and Mozilla seems incapable of doing anything about it, or perhaps they are just unwilling to bother with it. Which is it? Do they just not care, or is this beyond their ability to resolve?

Asked by amylewis1954 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Firefox not shutting down correctly

I'm sure many will recall this symptom, from years past, that occasionally re-emerges You close Firefox, and want to relaunch, but nothing happens. There is no accompan… (read more)

I'm sure many will recall this symptom, from years past, that occasionally re-emerges

You close Firefox, and want to relaunch, but nothing happens. There is no accompanying message announcing that "Firefox is already running, but not responding". You must "end task" in the Task Manager.

Also, why are there so many instances of Firefox running in the Task Manager. Is that related to the problem?

This has been happening for a while now, before 88.01. Is there a fix? ________________________________________ Firefox 88.01, Windows 20h2

Asked by noel_envode 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

virtual keybord

i use a lenovo thinkpad and when i'm in the tablet mode, if i open firefox, the virtual keyborad appears one second and then disappears? it's only with firefox, the virtu… (read more)

i use a lenovo thinkpad and when i'm in the tablet mode, if i open firefox, the virtual keyborad appears one second and then disappears? it's only with firefox, the virtual keybord works on chrome and edge? thanks

Asked by olivier.bielecki 2 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 days ago

Firefox constantly crashing on specific web pages

Firefox crashes whenever I go onto a certain web page such as a few parts of the discord website and some YouTube videos. I have tried nearly everything I can find which … (read more)

Firefox crashes whenever I go onto a certain web page such as a few parts of the discord website and some YouTube videos. I have tried nearly everything I can find which is somewhat similar to the issue I am having. I tried disabling WebGL, tweaking security.sandbox.content.level, reinstalling, checking my add-ons, and rebooting my macbook (macOS 10.13.6). The same thing happens on safari, but not chrome.

The crash reason stated is: EXC_BAD_ACCESS / KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS Here are the crash reports: bp-e8779820-e621-4739-a43e-e392a0210505 bp-29a6f662-0f4c-44d4-afbd-5e5900210505 bp-9ce6f8a8-6ddf-4771-824e-f94280210505

Asked by gavin 1 week ago

Last reply by Cypherdude 2 days ago

Firefox Nightly not starting up after update

Hi. So I have installed Firefox Nightly on my Windows laptop. The browser refuses to start up after restarting post update. I have already tried uninstalling and reinstal… (read more)

Hi. So I have installed Firefox Nightly on my Windows laptop. The browser refuses to start up after restarting post update. I have already tried uninstalling and reinstalling the browser and even using a whole new profile to eliminate the obvious causes. The behaviour is not predictable. Sometimes it occurs after the first update post installation and sometimes later after 3-4 update cycles but it does happen for certain. If it is of importance, my laptop is locked down by my company's IT admin to prevent software installations. So when I have to install Nightly using the msi, he puts in his password. I am just wondering if that is what is messing with the Mozilla Maintenance Service trying to update the Nightly installation.

Asked by sks3286 3 days ago

Last reply by Archit 3 days ago