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Firefox constantly crashing over last couple of months

HI. Firefox has been regularly crashing over the last month or two. Today it's crashed 4-5 times in 10 minutes. I tried sfc /scannow just now and there were no integrity … (read more)

HI. Firefox has been regularly crashing over the last month or two. Today it's crashed 4-5 times in 10 minutes. I tried sfc /scannow just now and there were no integrity violations. I've always submitted the crash report immediately after each event, however the last few were unsubmitted when I checked the log just now, so I've submitted them too. Firefox has always been updated to the latest version. Any ideas? Cheers Ian

Asked by zobrdrool 4 days ago

Last reply by zobrdrool 2 days ago

Updates hide all website buttons and switches

Please Quit The Constant Update Windows until the newer Firefox versions actually work for W7!!!! Remember , W7 computers are not able to get the updates for make whatev… (read more)

Please Quit The Constant Update Windows until the newer Firefox versions actually work for W7!!!! Remember , W7 computers are not able to get the updates for make whatever is making all site buttons and switches disapprear. To new Firefox is also like Malware, very time consuming to uninstall, and I only can go to the latest full version I had saved. I have been a loyal user and contributer since the beginning, so Please Make Forefox Polite Again!

Asked by wdhc 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Why does Firefox's Task Manager differ so much from Process Explorer in how much memory its using?

Sometimes my updated Win7 Firefox stalls when loading websites. Of course sometimes its the website's fault. Crosschecking with Process Explorer I noticed something odd… (read more)

Sometimes my updated Win7 Firefox stalls when loading websites. Of course sometimes its the website's fault. Crosschecking with Process Explorer I noticed something odd. In Firefox the Task Manager didn't show any great memory use but in Process Explorer it showed huge memory use. How can there be such a discrepancy and which one is accurate? I'd trust Process Explorer because the computer slowed down a lot when it showed a lot of memory use and as soon as I had closed a few tabs (not making much of a difference in Firefox's Task Manager but a huge difference in Process Explorer) all was fine. I'm using a i5 CPU with 16gb DDR3 ram. In almost every aspect the system is just fine, rarely showing its age. But I'm diligent in watching for programs running in the background, always checking Services.msc and MSCONFIG for newly installed programs that have elected to run all the time in the background for no sensible reason.

Asked by moz2u 5 days ago

Last reply by moz2u 5 days ago

I am unable to use the static site of m.facebook.com since 15/10/2020

I am unable to use the static site of m.facebook.com since 15/10/2020 at Firefox But before 15/10/2020, I was regularly using the static site of m.facebook.com at Firefox… (read more)

I am unable to use the static site of m.facebook.com since 15/10/2020 at Firefox But before 15/10/2020, I was regularly using the static site of m.facebook.com at Firefox. Why it's happening at Firefox?

Asked by alsadimdpromi83 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Bad upgrade to Firefox 81.0.2

I've just upgraded to FIrefox 81.0.2. Now, everything on the page is the width of the screen, and it all looks like it does on a mobile device. I can't hover over any L… (read more)

I've just upgraded to FIrefox 81.0.2. Now, everything on the page is the width of the screen, and it all looks like it does on a mobile device. I can't hover over any Like link and get any of the other options to click on. Why doesn't FIrefox have a simple option to revert back to the previous version that worked?

Asked by shoeless.photographer 5 days ago

Answered by shoeless.photographer 5 days ago

secure conex fail

message received this evening. however, signed in without problem earlier today: "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to secure.capecodfive.com… (read more)

message received this evening. however, signed in without problem earlier today: "Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to secure.capecodfive.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_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."

have previewed help topics particular to this problem, but not finding exact phrase. this is my online banking account. i use it regularly and often. i wanted to transfer funds. i have contacted the bank customer service, advised to clear cache and cookies, but no luck. FF autoupdates, Win7 not applying updates, prefer not using Win10.

i am over the hill and picking up speed, but need hand-holding at this point. moz help has helped before with good results. thanks for the life-preserver! elise bowen, cape cod

Asked by notanotherhero 5 days ago

Last reply by notanotherhero 6 hours ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

I was logged into a website which hanged and when I tried to log back on it started giving me the error PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR .I've tried to troubleshoot with all the help… (read more)

I was logged into a website which hanged and when I tried to log back on it started giving me the error PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR .I've tried to troubleshoot with all the help I could get on these pages and others, I'm at my wits end. The website works on my phone browser, so it's clearly this laptop or my internet dongle.

It's also happening across all browsers. I don't have VPN or antivirus software on except Microsoft Essentials. I've tried removing real time protection on that but it didn't work. I tried creating a new profile of Firefox, nothing. I tried going to about:config page and setting security.ssl.enable_ocsp_stapling to false, nothing so set it back to true I've gone to task manager to see whether there is a task don't recognise so I can stop it, nothing. Pleeeease heeeelp meeeeee!

Asked by Crocosmia 6 days ago

Last reply by Crocosmia 6 days ago

A yellow banner comes on top of the page saying, "A web page is slowing down your browser" and it keeps happening

I keep getting a yellow banner on top saying, " A web page is slowing down your browser" and everything is very slow and I can't ever fix it and then firefox will not res… (read more)

I keep getting a yellow banner on top saying, " A web page is slowing down your browser" and everything is very slow and I can't ever fix it and then firefox will not respond.

Asked by judyt82 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

My version of FF no longer works with FB (and quite a few other sites)

Today I see that FB fails to load my profile photo album. I get a spinning circle, description and comments section to the right is blank (or photo loads but no descripti… (read more)

Today I see that FB fails to load my profile photo album. I get a spinning circle, description and comments section to the right is blank (or photo loads but no description). I check my connection activity, it's basically at 10 kbps. I run some speed tests, no problem.

So I go to MS Edge, everything on FB loads in an instant.

So the problem is FF. And that's on top of the 50%-100% of CPU that every click on FB produces. I compared it with Edge, 5%-50% of CPU.

So before I give up on FF and switch to Edge, can someone recommend another version of FF that is relatively lightweight for a low spec laptop? The latest version is a no go, as I understand it needs at least 8-16 GB of memory (!).

Thank you.

Asked by elzach 6 days ago

Last reply by elzach 5 days ago

No button close, minimize

I dont have minimize and close button - I refreshed firefox and I reinstalled but problem still exsist. Problem occurs also in thunderbird. The buttons look like they are… (read more)

I dont have minimize and close button - I refreshed firefox and I reinstalled but problem still exsist. Problem occurs also in thunderbird. The buttons look like they are under the cover My comp PC - win 7, firefox 81.0.2 (64 bity), thunderbird 78.3.2 (32 bity)

Asked by V-tech 6 days ago

Can't see embedded Twitter or Instagram posts from within Firefox (78.3.1 esr 64-bit)

Whenever I go to a web page that has twitter or instagram content, I have to right click and open the specific link in a new tab in order to see it, which is a pain in th… (read more)

Whenever I go to a web page that has twitter or instagram content, I have to right click and open the specific link in a new tab in order to see it, which is a pain in the butt.

I've opened the same web pages in Opera or Vivaldi, and there I can see the embedded content. Why can't I see embedded content like this in Firefox?

Asked by mozilla171 1 week ago

Last reply by russellboverton 6 days ago

How do I move bookmark toolbar (sidebar) to appear horizontally at the top of the screen?

Firefox updated yesterday and my bookmarks toolbar is now a sidebar instead of appearing as a thin bar that appears horizontally across the top showing my most used short… (read more)

Firefox updated yesterday and my bookmarks toolbar is now a sidebar instead of appearing as a thin bar that appears horizontally across the top showing my most used shortcuts to my bank, web mail, stores, etc. Now it is only the side bar. It is easier for my to use the toolbar across the top. How to I change this?

Asked by Barbara Schacker 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Free i-phone promotion

Good day, My sister got a message from firefox in the browser saying that she won an i-phone because she is the ****th user. I this legit? She was also asked to give her … (read more)

Good day,

My sister got a message from firefox in the browser saying that she won an i-phone because she is the ****th user. I this legit? She was also asked to give her credit card details for a small amount for courier fees.

Asked by johannesnothnagel 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Firefox loading pages from cache after latest update

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But no… (read more)

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But now it does the exact same thing I hate about chrome. It loads pages using cached css and javascript files. And the only way to view the updated websites is to go private mode which is very annoying. Is there an option to get around this? Or it's a software problem?

Asked by oleg.zyx 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Firefox Page auto refresh is disabled, how do I enable it?

Tesco use Auto Refresh when you are in a Q for booking a slot for deliveries/click and collect, my page does not auto refresh, I get a message informing me that Firefox h… (read more)

Tesco use Auto Refresh when you are in a Q for booking a slot for deliveries/click and collect, my page does not auto refresh, I get a message informing me that Firefox has prevented the page from reloading. I can't find a tab in settings/options which will allow the page to reload/refresh. I am running Windows 7. Any ideas?

Asked by Ike 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 months ago

Older versions of extensions?

My old PC died, luckily, I had a new (secondhand) one ready to go. I am using a pre-quantum version of Firefox. Where can I get legacy versions of extensions that I need?… (read more)

My old PC died, luckily, I had a new (secondhand) one ready to go.

I am using a pre-quantum version of Firefox.

Where can I get legacy versions of extensions that I need?

Yes, they've all been updated and maintained, but, there are several whose functions are severaly depreciated - including one where I would now have to actually PAY MONEY to do what I used to be able to do with ease on the legacy version.

Urgently seeking legacy versions that all worked fine before my old PC hit the dust last week.

Asked by janglymark1 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

Tabs are gone after 81.0.2 update

I had the "Restore previous session" checked at the Startup, so every time I closed and reopened Firefox my previous tabs used to appear. However, this last time I closed… (read more)

I had the "Restore previous session" checked at the Startup, so every time I closed and reopened Firefox my previous tabs used to appear. However, this last time I closed Firefox, when I reopened I saw Firefox is installing update message (81.0.2), then none of the previous tabs came back.

Startup still has the same 'restore previuos session' checked.

"Recently closed tabs" is grayed out.

How do I get my tabs back?

Thanks.

Asked by umutisler1tbr2blk 1 week ago

Last reply by umutisler1tbr2blk 5 days ago