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Firefox crashes regularly for different reasons

Hi, my firefox started to crash regularly for a few months. I have seen it crash while on idle, while changing tabs, while opening ne tabs... i.e. no repetable pattern. M… (read more)

Hi, my firefox started to crash regularly for a few months. I have seen it crash while on idle, while changing tabs, while opening ne tabs... i.e. no repetable pattern. Morever, I couldn't figure out the reason since all the crash reports turned different reasons for each crush. It has now become hourly crashes which really started to affect my workflow. Could you please help?

Latest crush reports: Report ID Date Submitted bp-4c03cc23-f6bf-4abd-a5b0-3a1ff0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-74dbd9b4-40b9-47b5-9387-f6d8e0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-d1cbf208-6c0d-44f1-95f2-a8aec0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-813c83c1-c29a-4103-84b5-5e68d0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-29f78130-e294-4fcd-8720-5b8010200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-2e6980b2-b53e-473a-b9e3-9e1ee0200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-363a7969-8b98-43ea-a26b-f32350200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-df78d49e-6209-4a7e-96c9-533e90200708 08/07/2020, 13:27 bp-4d388808-7043-440e-b7a3-d29b60200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-aa3c3296-6b5d-4300-a441-4a6890200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-007af789-587d-45df-87f8-da78c0200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-0f5a3710-3098-4d73-ace8-c1df10200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-fc10b542-d37d-4ca9-8a54-0acf50200708 08/07/2020, 13:26 bp-2eb3fafe-370e-4145-bda4-acc120200702 02/07/2020, 10:30

Asked by u.yilmaz91 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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can only open outlook.com in safe mode, why

Help! Do not want to refresh or reset or reload Firefox - too much work. Worked fine when I closed computer last night. Cannot access Outlook.com, while two other mail ac… (read more)

Help!

Do not want to refresh or reset or reload Firefox - too much work.

Worked fine when I closed computer last night. Cannot access Outlook.com, while two other mail accounts (that are fed from OL) are working.

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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browser redirect

I am getting apparently random redirects to mostly r.svrtrack.com, there has been one other. I checked my addons and installed programs and can't find anything unexpected… (read more)

I am getting apparently random redirects to mostly r.svrtrack.com, there has been one other.

I checked my addons and installed programs and can't find anything unexpected.

I have scanned with Malwarebytes and Windows Security and they can't find anything.

I haven't captured a screenshot, will do so next time it happens.

Pls halp, Tim

Asked by tim.smith.ba 1 year ago

Last reply by mlfercho1967 1 year ago

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Restoring discarded tabs

After needing to do heavy maintenance due to a malware/malvertising issue that cropped up, I needed to restart and refresh Firefox a couple of times. While all the tabs a… (read more)

After needing to do heavy maintenance due to a malware/malvertising issue that cropped up, I needed to restart and refresh Firefox a couple of times. While all the tabs are still present, they are now "discarded". I am fully unable to restore them, currently. Googling has not given me any real insight as to what is going on.

I did have Tab Suspender extension/app in use, so perhaps I should have disabled that and refreshed all the tabs. Impossible to say now, and hindsight is not exactly helping me restore any of this.

I have a lot of tabs, and I have managed to copy the titles of each tab, so I should theoretically be able to find each one again. However, if there is an easier method to restore all my tabs, I'd prefer that.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Ihmislehma 1 year ago

Last reply by Ihmislehma 1 year ago

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Addons are getting disabled automatically

Looking for any help or advice, I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I … (read more)

Looking for any help or advice,

I only use 2 addons in firefox, they are Bitdefender Wallet and Adblock and since the last Firefox update I cannot get either working. I can install adblock, it will work until the browser is closed, next time I open the browser it will be disabled with no option to re enable it and no explanation as to why it was disabled. I have tried a few addons as a test and after the browser is closed all will be automatically disabled. With Bitdefender wallet trying to install the extension results in an error of the download is corrupt.

I have used Firefox for years with both of these options and no errors. To try and fix I have reinstalled both Firefox and Bitdefender but the issue remains the same.

Current Firefox build is at 84.0.2

Any advise would be brilliant as I really do not want to resort to Chrome (which is working perfectly).

Many thanks.

Asked by stuart47 1 year ago

Answered by stuart47 12 months ago

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I keep getting the "Gah. Your tab just crashed

I only get this so far on a couple of sites: Comporium.net email, and NRA.org. Everything worked fine yesterday - just started this morning. No upgrades in the interim an… (read more)

I only get this so far on a couple of sites: Comporium.net email, and NRA.org. Everything worked fine yesterday - just started this morning. No upgrades in the interim and I tried logging into e-mail with another computer/browser and had no problems.

Asked by dougflanagin 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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why do firefox group their officially-recommended-addons into different categories for what they do on their Recommended-Addons listing?

Hi, I notice that mozilla/firefox don't seem to show types of addons into groups, especially their officially-recommended-addons https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/… (read more)

Hi, I notice that mozilla/firefox don't seem to show types of addons into groups, especially their officially-recommended-addons https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?recommended=true&type=extension - into different categories, as to what each add-on does, i.e. which productivity activities they might fall under for what they do. what good is 4 or more pages of add-ons in a list? I would want them in groups that fall under categories as a Type/dropdown. For example add that is great for taking notes, another for tracking protection, another for music, etc, etc. The listing page is simply a four page list with no divisions.

Could there be an additional Filter on the left side of the page that drops down showing all the different types of OFFICIALLY RECOMMENDED-addons depending on their function/purpose, please. not just by their names? I hope I can get my point across well enough, being a visual type, I might be unable to place it into the correct framework in a written way. My apologies in that case. Thank you and best regards!

Asked by nmainferme 1 year ago

Last reply by nmainferme 1 year ago

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Lots of Youtube-Videos not loading

Hi there, since the beginning of June (probably the update with the PiP notification) I noticed that a lot of specific Youtube-videos are endlessly loading (the spinning … (read more)

Hi there,

since the beginning of June (probably the update with the PiP notification) I noticed that a lot of specific Youtube-videos are endlessly loading (the spinning circle animation) and not showing any controls (play/pause, next video, etc.). It's not like I could try multiple times and sometimes videos load and sometimes they don't, it seems to be specific videos, but I can't figure out what differs them from others. Examples that work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqy7_zUKyNQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftuctYN60j0

Examples that do not load: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FF3Dr3_h0Hw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAN1LXO1eG8

Generally I could say that about 60% of the videos aren't loading. I tried them in another Browser and also inside of other Software (Discord, Mattermost) where everything seems to work just fine, it's just my Firefox having issues and I really don't want to switch to another browser.

I really hope somebody can help me, I tried finding a solution, but all the other issues seem to differ from mine or are Mobile-issues.

Asked by jenniferroberts1116 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Background Images Bleed Between Tabs

When I am switching back and forth between tabs, occasionally the background image from one tab will overlay part of another tab. This is beyond annoying... The images at… (read more)

When I am switching back and forth between tabs, occasionally the background image from one tab will overlay part of another tab. This is beyond annoying...

The images attached are as follows. 1. the lower right portion of a page as it should appear. 2. the lower right portion of another page, showing the blue background image (it is just a fade in this case) 3. the lower right portion of the 1st page with the image from the 2nd tab covering the lower right-hand section.

The first page is the left-most-tab of all my open tabs. It isn't the 1st tab I opened, but it is where I do a lot of work, and I keep that as the left-most tab

The image can come from any other tab.

77.0.1 Firefox Release June 3, 2020 (64-bit) Windows 10 version 1909 with updates as of June 9, 2020

Various extensions including Privacy Badger, Cookie AutoDelete, uBlock Origin. None of which were impacting images a month ago...

Asked by DebraBk 1 year ago

Last reply by DebraBk 1 year ago

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Permission denied errors on some sites clicking on a button.

On some sites and a NextCloud installation, I suddenly cannot click on some links that report following error in the console: Uncaught Error: Permission denied to access … (read more)

On some sites and a NextCloud installation, I suddenly cannot click on some links that report following error in the console: Uncaught Error: Permission denied to access property "apply"

   jQuery 7
   clear searchprovider.js:292
   attach merged-index.js:11661
   jQuery 8
   _setCurrentDir merged-index.js:5820
   changeDirectory merged-index.js:5752
   actionHandler merged-index.js:3432
   action merged-index.js:2894
   _onClickFile merged-index.js:4757
   Underscore 3
   jQuery 2
       dispatch
       handle

I've checked and disabled add-ons to see if these were blocking somehow, but no result. It worked fine before, so my suspicion is something changed in FF78? Thanks!

Asked by artelse 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

Got hacked by the add-on called Safepal Wallet!!

Dear Supportteam, Today I browsed true the add-on list of Mozilla Firefox I was searching for Safepal wallet extension to use my cryptocurrency wallet also in the webbrow… (read more)

Dear Supportteam,

Today I browsed true the add-on list of Mozilla Firefox I was searching for Safepal wallet extension to use my cryptocurrency wallet also in the webbrowser. So my searching ended on the following page: https://addons.mozilla.org/nl/firefox/addon/safepal-wallet/ After I installed this extension and logged in with my credentials it was not working. 8 hours later I checked if my funds were still save on my phone software wallet also from Safepal I saw nothing $0,- balance I was deep in shock I saw my last transactions and saw that my funs ($4000,-) were transferred to another wallet. I could not believe it an add-on that is deployed in the add-on list of Mozilla Firefox. Is there no any audit department that is checking every add-on and test it before it get listed on the official add-on store of Mozilla Firefox. Can you please have a look into this add-on before there will be a massive amount of people getting scammed. And also have a look into the developer identity I have found the IP-address of the developer by tracing the mail address. Please have a look into it and maybe their is a solution to help me out.

Asked by cali-cpt 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Add-on Translator closes after pressing CapsLock

I use extension "Translator" and it's fully okey instead one moment: window of this add-on closes if I press capslock button. I use Ubuntu 18.04 (gnome 3) with Firefox 7… (read more)

I use extension "Translator" and it's fully okey instead one moment: window of this add-on closes if I press capslock button. I use Ubuntu 18.04 (gnome 3) with Firefox 74 and my capslock button is setting up to switch input language (in gnome 3 settings). Probably, It's not extension problem because, for example, in Opera browser window of Translator doesn't close after pressing capslock. What should I try to recognize, why this problem occurs?

Asked by nixas 1 year ago

Last reply by nixas 1 year ago

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Browser keeps getting hijacked by search.yahoo.com

This started sometime in early March - maybe after the latest update, but I think it was earlier than that. Ran a full scan with Norton about 3-15-20, restarted, and the … (read more)

This started sometime in early March - maybe after the latest update, but I think it was earlier than that. Ran a full scan with Norton about 3-15-20, restarted, and the problem seemed to be resolved - until today, 3-23-20. It's not happening with Chrome or IE. I'm old and not very computer-savvy (since leaving tech school 20 years ago). Any suggestions? When I Google for a solution, I get suggestions to download free malware software, which I am loath to do. Why won't Norton 360 take care of it and block it from reinstalling when it tries to come in again?

Asked by twobarnetts 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Firefox 75 can't access accounts at Discover.com

I have Windows 10 at current maintenance and Firefox 75 -at current maintenance. I have no problem with any other website, and the Discover website was fine until Mon Ap… (read more)

I have Windows 10 at current maintenance and Firefox 75 -at current maintenance. I have no problem with any other website, and the Discover website was fine until Mon Apr. 13. Now it says my accounts cannot be accessed.

Discover support says it is a problem with Firefox Java settings, but I cannot find anything about Java in the options. They had me restart the PC and clear cache and cookies in Firefox, but neither solved the problem.

I can access these accounts successfully with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, so it looks like something in Firefox IS the problem. From previous support entries it looks like you have had similar issues in the past, so looks like that problem is back.

How soon can I expect this to be fixed? Firefox is my default browser, and I hate to have to use a different browser for just one website.

Asked by Barry Jedrick 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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None of my extensions work now

Not sure what happened. None of my extensions work. Some don't even load a drop-down menu like they used to, my password manager is broken. Ublock origins says there is n… (read more)

Not sure what happened. None of my extensions work. Some don't even load a drop-down menu like they used to, my password manager is broken. Ublock origins says there is nothing to block when there clearly is plenty to block on the page, etc. I use the exact same extensions in Chrome and Chrome still doesn't break when using extensions. When was the last major FF update?

Asked by no one you know 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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78.0.1 update: extensions still visible under add-ons but have vanished from top bar

Firefox upgraded to 78.0.1 but my extensions are now inaccessible/invisible. They show as enabled in the about:add-ons tab but no longer appear at the top of the main wi… (read more)

Firefox upgraded to 78.0.1 but my extensions are now inaccessible/invisible. They show as enabled in the about:add-ons tab but no longer appear at the top of the main window - so I casn no longer access them.

Asked by anharker 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox needs Refresh after only a week

Hey y'all, So last week I opened up Firefox and half the websites wouldn't load. I would click on my bookmarks or type in the URL and nothing would come up. It refused t… (read more)

Hey y'all,

So last week I opened up Firefox and half the websites wouldn't load. I would click on my bookmarks or type in the URL and nothing would come up. It refused to even attempt to get on the page, nothing would come up. The page would be blank. My extensions weren't working, either, and some websites had logged me out. So the solution I found via Support was to do a Refresh.

I did that and everything worked great again. My bookmarks and tabs were saved, I just had to fiddle with my extensions and theme.

Now, only a week later, Firefox is having the same problem. Websites not loading, extensions not working. I'm using the latest version on Windows 10, so that can't be the issue. Do I just Refresh and hope it doesn't happen a third time? Doing a weekly Refresh would be such a nightmare.

I love Firefox, especially because of the extensions, but that's the only thing I can think of that's causing this issue. I don't have that many and I don't want to get rid of them - they make using the internet bearable.

Thanks~

Asked by beetails 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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fake extension

Hello This is a warning for the plugins section In the plugins section, there are a number of fake plugins called ledger live l of these plugins are counterfeit and steal… (read more)

Hello This is a warning for the plugins section In the plugins section, there are a number of fake plugins called ledger live l of these plugins are counterfeit and steal trapped users' money, and my $ 42,000 has been stolen this way. Sama, you can compare the samples in the plugins section of your site with the original sample to find out if the samples in your site are counterfeit. Thieves with small changes in the logo and name of this plugin have entered a fake version of it in the plugins section of your site and are engaged in stealing with titles like ledger live and similar in the plugins section of your site and steal Please prevent further theft and activity of these fake plugins In the following link, all plugins are fake except speedledger , and you can find out if they are fake with a simple research and comparison with the original plugin, and all Ledger live fake plugins to prevent further theft and security of users from the plugin section.

https://addons.mozilla.org/fa/firefox/search/?platform=windows&q=ledger%20live

Asked by chanchoa 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago