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Firefox craashes computer

Firefox crashes and restarts my computer all the time. What happens: Suddenly the screen just goes black and my PC boots up again. Like the power was cut for a second. W… (read more)

Firefox crashes and restarts my computer all the time.

What happens: Suddenly the screen just goes black and my PC boots up again. Like the power was cut for a second.

When does it happen: It started in the last quarter of last year. It happens randomly when firefox is open and multiple times a day! It does not matter whether there is heavy load on the system or just few pages are open and I'm not even doing anything. I think it has happened only once while gaming (but the firefox was open that time). And generally with heavy workloads (gaming/solidworks) the PC runs just fine. Since it started I have done two clean installs of Win 10, "refreshed" the firefox, tried disabling all extensions, disabled hardware acceleration. The crash still happens.

The crash: The windows event has two errors after reboot: Event ID 6008 and 41. The crash happens so suddenly, there are no crash logs when windows boots up. It seemed so odd that I started to suspect my PSU is broken. BUT THEN I used edge browser and my computer didn't crash for a WEEK.

I miss using firefox to sync my stuff between mac, android and windows without having to log into big corporation account. But since starting to use firefox again, the crashes are back just as before.

Any Ideas how to fix this?

Asked by toores 1 year ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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FF84 crashes permanently after update

Since yesterday, I did the update to FF84, FF permanently crashs - not even the crash manager opens thereafter. I run FF upon a Windows 10 Home 1909 system. I have tried… (read more)

Since yesterday, I did the update to FF84, FF permanently crashs - not even the crash manager opens thereafter. I run FF upon a Windows 10 Home 1909 system. I have tried re installation - no effect I have run FF from a differen Account - same problem I have startet FF in secure mode - same problem

I have found the dump files at AppData\Local\CrashDumps but as FF does not run, I have no idea how to analyze it.

I am in despair and soon so far that I switch to Crome...

Has anyone any idea? Thanks, magu

Asked by magicurmel 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox tabs keep crashing all the time

Recently my laptop was fixed by Dell (under warranty) and its motherboard was replaced. Since then tabs crash from time to time, a few time every hour. Sometimes upon ope… (read more)

Recently my laptop was fixed by Dell (under warranty) and its motherboard was replaced. Since then tabs crash from time to time, a few time every hour. Sometimes upon opening a new URL sometimes while working. It writes "Gah. Your tab just crashed." Sometimes clicking "Recover" helps, sometimes it crashes again and I need to click it more times. It can happen in many varied sites: Whatsapp web, Google Docs, Gmail, eCommerce website and so on. I updated my Windows update, my Firefox and the graphic driver to the latest version, with no help. Here are a list of a few crashes happened during the last hour or two: bp-9de44d6a-3a90-4783-a7d3-c93180200922 bp-049c5dc5-b7fe-4833-aca2-a33c70200922 bp-d895ec6c-04d8-41c2-877f-85d720200922 bp-08c846e9-dd3a-4281-9d5d-72d8a0200922 bp-d476bbef-f778-4d8e-a764-f9d4f0200922 bp-22dce83a-48bb-45ad-9a0d-06cb40200922 Your help trying to find the problem and fix it is most appreciated!

Asked by jo23 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

Opening local news web page crashes Mac Mini M1 system - shuts down computer instantly

Hello, wondering if anyone else can replicate this problem or knows a solution, as its quite alarming that opening a web page should cause the whole system to immediately… (read more)

Hello, wondering if anyone else can replicate this problem or knows a solution, as its quite alarming that opening a web page should cause the whole system to immediately shut down.

The web page (tbf, advert heavy clickbait nonsense) concerned is:

https://www.lep.co.uk/health/coronavirus/dont-be-a-dick-warns-lancashire-county-council-as-controversial-new-poster-targets-unmasked-shoppers-3498413

Opening in troubleshoot mode seems ok, opening in Safari seems ok, but normal Firefox results in the shut down as page is loading.

Brief info:

Mac Mini M1 2020, 16GB running Monterey 12.0.1

Name Firefox Version 95.0.2 Build ID 20211218203254

Mac error report:

panic(cpu 0 caller 0xfffffe0028b0d614): Too many alloc retries: 502, table:0xfffffe002c567560, type:1, nelem:1 @ltable.c:489 Debugger message: panic Memory ID: 0x6 OS release type: User OS version: 21A559 Kernel version: Darwin Kernel Version 21.1.0: Wed Oct 13 17:33:24 PDT 2021; root:xnu-8019.41.5~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T8101

Asked by James 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Exiting Youtube fullscreen videos causing PC to crash sometimes

So what i've noticed lately is that when i play a video on youtube while on fullscreen, sometimes when i exit the fullscreen the screen goes black for a few seconds. In t… (read more)

So what i've noticed lately is that when i play a video on youtube while on fullscreen, sometimes when i exit the fullscreen the screen goes black for a few seconds. In the meanting i can hear the audio being played in the background. After 1-2 seconds audio becomes choppy and then it completely stops and then my computer restarts. I haven't tested that with any other browser since i've been only using firefox for years. It doesn't happen all the time but i can happen randomly. I've tried disabling hardware acceleration but it didn't do anything. All the drivers are up to date. Anyone encountering the same problem? Any possible solutions would be more than welcomed.

Specks: Ryzen 3700x Gigabyte 5700XT G.SKILL TRIDENT Z 2X8GB @3600 ADATA GAMMIX S11 PRO 1TB NVME SSD Corsair 750W PSU Aorus Elite x570 MOBO Samsung C27HG70 MONITOR.

Asked by sainakis 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Mac Big Sur Firefox crashes on startup every version after 89

When opening any version after 89, Firefox opens then is unresponsive to any action. I have to force quit. I copied the crash report that is sent to Apple. It is a 500+ p… (read more)

When opening any version after 89, Firefox opens then is unresponsive to any action. I have to force quit. I copied the crash report that is sent to Apple. It is a 500+ page Word document. The only solution is to reinstall v89.0.2 and it works fine. Then not allow automatic updates.

Any suggestion appreciated.

Thanks Ken

Asked by krstone1 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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PC crashes when streaming video... but not on all sites

Hello, Firefox is causing my entire PC to crash when I watch videos on Twitch or Picarto. This does not happen on Netflix, Youtube, or Prime Video, and it does not happen… (read more)

Hello,

Firefox is causing my entire PC to crash when I watch videos on Twitch or Picarto. This does not happen on Netflix, Youtube, or Prime Video, and it does not happen on other browsers. It also doesn't happen when I watch someone stream on Discord.

This crash is completely unique to Firefox. No other program in my library causes this.

The way it goes is, I'll be watching someone stream, the PC will lock up for 2-3 seconds (the sound also locks up), and then it reboots. No blue screen, no crash dump, and no crash report in Firefox either.

The crash can happen 30 minutes into watching, or 2 hours into watching. There's no rhyme or reason to it.

It can happen with no other tabs open, or twelve other tabs open.

I'm on Windows10, I have 16GB of RAM, my GPU is a 2060 Super, and my GPU is a Ryzen 7 1700X. Nothing is over or under clocked.

I've disabled hardware acceleration to see if it helps today, but in the meantime I'd really like to know if this is a known issue or a common problem.

Asked by driumyrvak 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox reboots my android phone

I have installed Firefox on my android phone now that I have installed Firefox browser on my desktop. Trouble is when I run it (on my phone) it very briefly flashes bla… (read more)

I have installed Firefox on my android phone now that I have installed Firefox browser on my desktop. Trouble is when I run it (on my phone) it very briefly flashes black & white blocks on screen and then makes my phone reboot. I have a Samsung galaxy S4 with android 9.0 (pie) installed. Is there anything I can do to make it work?

Asked by Jon Germany 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Firefox crashes Windows OS

I have been experiencing lately quite few Firefox crashes that bring down the entire (desktop) Windows OS in a brutal manner: complete system lockup, instant reboots (no … (read more)

I have been experiencing lately quite few Firefox crashes that bring down the entire (desktop) Windows OS in a brutal manner: complete system lockup, instant reboots (no blue screen).

These seem related to the audio and video interactions with the host system - streaming musinc online (siriusxm.com) or engaging in graphic intensive activities. This supposition propmpt me to perform few hardware tests - memory, GPU, audio card,etc. Everything checks out fine with the basic test and diagnostic tools I've used.

The worse system crashes have happened while on the https://buckhill.com/tubing-2/snow-tubing/ wesbite trying to purchase passes. Along the way for signing the waiver, the site brings up a graphical pad for capturing the guest's signature using the mouse. Several attempts have ended with horrendous system crashes (I had to locate the hardware reset button on my system, which took a while), never in the same spot in the process. Similar issues have happened on my wife's laptop (Windows 10 OS) while using Firefox on this site. I had to use a different browser to complete this purchase, for both my kids sanity and my system health. (for whomever is interested in troubleshooting this site, just follow the prompts and add guests - the purchase step is the very last one).

I should mention that Firefox' own crash page (about:crashes) shows no sign of any crashes. Other times, the Firefox window just dissappears without any warning, and no traces of crash information in Firefox nor OS event system. My system is configured to save a memory minidump in the event of crashes - there were none.

In this context, I could be wrong, but narrowed the culprit down to Firefox itself. In my opinion, whatever Firefox is doing to bypass OS basic protection mechanisms (and let's be honest - on Windows these can be better) and cause such hard failures are a dangerous vulnerability that should be investigated.

Any ideas and suggestions on diagnosing this or what to capture for aiding with troubleshooting, are appreciated.

Asked by Dan 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox has become completely unusable. It is completely FUBAR.

Firefox completely crashes my computer. It hangs, and won't even shut down properly. Even when I do shut it down I am forced to open my task manager and force it to shut … (read more)

Firefox completely crashes my computer. It hangs, and won't even shut down properly. Even when I do shut it down I am forced to open my task manager and force it to shut down. When using facebook it completely ceases to function. It fails everywhere, on many websites, and on several different machines. I was a stubbornly loyal Netscape user, Mozilla user, and Firefox user since the 1990s. I've always appreciated what they've tried to do, but Firefox has become a miserable failure, and I HATE that I am now forced to use Google Chrome or some other monopolist browser. FIX THIS SHIT.

Asked by kogwonton 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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A Firefox crash could be tied to a system crash (WIN10)

Hello firefox support, my computersystem seems to have an error, which leads in certain cases to a bluescreen. During the last couple of months i had cases where a Firefo… (read more)

Hello firefox support, my computersystem seems to have an error, which leads in certain cases to a bluescreen. During the last couple of months i had cases where a Firefox tab crashed and restoring the tab always led to a bluescreen. I don't think that my Firefox instance is the main problem, but knowing the cause of those crashes could help me finding a solution. The last crash gave me the following crash reports: bp-5c21003e-9e92-4251-836d-1f8840200521 bp-9a8fa9a0-282e-4980-808b-9bb1e0200521 bp-a99a3cb4-aad0-48ea-b83b-ca3d00200521 bp-1c136cc7-029d-4ed4-9b33-c62a00200521 bp-de80bdf5-a533-49a5-8e07-d23e70200521

If you are couriose about the bluescreen messages: In most of the cases the error message was Memory_Management and Kernel_Data_Inpage_Error. Because of that i tested my RAM and my Harddrive. Both hadn't any errors which led me to a dead end. Investigating the Kernel error led to failiure code: 0x0000007a which should be a file access error. That tells me that those blue screens should be tied together. Even if you give me some informations about the cause of the firefox crash report i would be very thankfull.

Sincerely Dave

Asked by keine.spam3.14 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Browsing history/open tabs all gone after PC crash

Following a PC BSOD, upon the restart Firefox launched empty - blank - with nothing there! All my browsing history and all my open tabs were gone! This is the 2nd time th… (read more)

Following a PC BSOD, upon the restart Firefox launched empty - blank - with nothing there! All my browsing history and all my open tabs were gone! This is the 2nd time this has happened in the last Month, and it's VERY annoying. Is there any way to restore my previous session? I can't find the relavant index.dat file.

Asked by daveteauk_again 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

Firefox 95.0 crashes unexpectedly and renders black screen of death

I have several times experienced that Firefox 95.0 crashes unexpectedly, and renders a black screen, BSOD, which leaves Windows unable to respond to keyboard and mouse in… (read more)

I have several times experienced that Firefox 95.0 crashes unexpectedly, and renders a black screen, BSOD, which leaves Windows unable to respond to keyboard and mouse inputs. The only way to exit is to shut down and restart the computer. Any hints ?

Asked by Keld M Hansen 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Firefox locks up. Cannot Force Quit

The latest Firefox update locks up my Mac OS 10.14.6. Force Quit does not work. Cannot shut down properly, or at all, unless using the power key. Did not have this pro… (read more)

The latest Firefox update locks up my Mac OS 10.14.6. Force Quit does not work. Cannot shut down properly, or at all, unless using the power key. Did not have this problem until I updated four days ago. I have to run 32-bit because of other applications.

Asked by mhougland 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Blue screen using Firefox

I have a W7 laptop with IE 11, and Firefox. I need both browsers for different programs (scan and to deposit checks, and Mozilla to manage photos in my website). I neve… (read more)

I have a W7 laptop with IE 11, and Firefox. I need both browsers for different programs (scan and to deposit checks, and Mozilla to manage photos in my website). I never run the browsers simultaneously. When I use Firefox, all is well until I suddenly see a blue screen with a bunch of printing. The screen does not last long enough for me to read everything, but it does mention if this is not the first time I've seen this screen, I am supposed to do something with BIOS chaching or shadowing. I have NO idea what this means or how to do this, as I use my computer for basic, simple programs. I haven't downloaded any new programs, and have been reluctant to download new Firefox patches since the blue screen seemed to happen more frequently after updating Firefox. I've scanned for viruses, and have also run chk dsc, to no avail. This never happens when I use IE11, only when I use Firefox. If someone has any suggestions, I would appreciate it. However, please don't tell me to get W10. I don't care how wonderful this OS is supposed to be, I cannot use it. My one laptop with W10 has only been used once and I refuse to use it. If you have suggestions, please explain them simply since I am NOT computer saavy. Thank you.

Asked by MEOW20785 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Crashing..

Hi. Firefox browser crashing and taking my computer down :-( On my privet computer (Win7) can i see when i open up the firefox sitting, the ram of the computer going from… (read more)

Hi. Firefox browser crashing and taking my computer down :-( On my privet computer (Win7) can i see when i open up the firefox sitting, the ram of the computer going from less than 50% up to 99% (12GB-Ram) used. I can not see what here on my working (Win10) computer, but same problem..

In general i like firefox, but this kind of problem, that the Firefox taking my computer down, i can't live with.

What will i do?

Best regards. Peter Duer

Asked by pd13 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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blank screen

I TURNED MY LAPTOP OFF TO GO TO SLEEP, NIGHT BEFORE LAST, WITH EVERYTHING WORKING NORMAL??....I TURNED IT ON AT 6:00AM THIS MORNING, CONNECTED TO FIREFOX & EVERYTHING… (read more)

I TURNED MY LAPTOP OFF TO GO TO SLEEP, NIGHT BEFORE LAST, WITH EVERYTHING WORKING NORMAL??....I TURNED IT ON AT 6:00AM THIS MORNING, CONNECTED TO FIREFOX & EVERYTHING CAME UP, EXCEPT I HAD A BLANK & WHITE SCREEN, NONE OF MY SITES WILL CONNECT, I GOT HERE WITH BING, DON'T KNOW HOW TO GET A REPLY, CAN'T GET G-MAIL?? thanks DAVID

Asked by david summerlin 10 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 months ago