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Firefox crashes

It's working now but won't be for long. Soon I will continuously start getting the mozilla crash report. Refresh does not fix it, fresh reinstall does not fix it. i have … (read more)

It's working now but won't be for long. Soon I will continuously start getting the mozilla crash report. Refresh does not fix it, fresh reinstall does not fix it. i have made an image file of my C drive prior to the problem so I reinstall my C drive to fix it. This will last maybe one day before the problem comes back. System is windows xp, internet security is Kaspersky, latest version.

Asked by jrbtrail 5 years ago

Answered by user633449 5 years ago

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Groundhog day... Firefox keeps on reverting to version 29...

Hi! Firefox on my Windows 7 pc keeps on reverting to version 29 over and over and over again... I update it and after a while when I restart it I end up with version 29..… (read more)

Hi!

Firefox on my Windows 7 pc keeps on reverting to version 29 over and over and over again...

I update it and after a while when I restart it I end up with version 29...

I tried to remove everything by first uninstalling it and then deleting the content of a few appdata directories but nothing seems to work...

This really feels like groundhog day...

I guess some sort of update file for 0.29 stayed stuck somewhere and it tries to apply it over and over again but I can't seem to find where it is...

Any ideas?

Thank you!

Nick

Asked by Marbled 6 years ago

Answered by Marbled 6 years ago

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Mozilla has deleted my history and current tabs and I'm unable to restore bookmarks, of which I have 1700.

I have not updated Mozilla, Windows, etc or installed add-ins. Recently I opened Mozilla and all of my current tabs were closed and I was not given the option to restore.… (read more)

I have not updated Mozilla, Windows, etc or installed add-ins. Recently I opened Mozilla and all of my current tabs were closed and I was not given the option to restore. I went into my History to try and recreate as best I could and found my History had been wiped as well. I then discovered that I cannot access my bookmarks. Online I found how to restore these but it doesn't work. I pulled up a page that I knew I'd saved and, while the bookmark star is blued out, I cannot find the bookmarks. Oddly, while my bookmarks seem to save every couple of days, the last time my backup bookmarks saved was 3/1/15. At that time, I had 1676 bookmarks! What can I say, I've been saving stuff for a very long time! Anyway, I want to be able to get these back to being available but, as I said, the restore function says it cannot restore them.

Again, I did nothing different from the time Mozilla was in full working condition until it basically wiped about everything out. Nothing. No installs, updates, etc., of any kind.

Asked by columbia93 6 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 years ago

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Many fonts don't render when Firefox opens local html file

I'm using a 3rd-party program called Fontlist. It reads all fonts in the Windows fonts folder, and then uses a user-chosen line of text to generate an html file on the ha… (read more)

I'm using a 3rd-party program called Fontlist. It reads all fonts in the Windows fonts folder, and then uses a user-chosen line of text to generate an html file on the hard drive that shows the line of text displayed in each font. Since it's a 3rd-party program, I don't have control over it's html programming.

When the generated html file is browsed with Internet Explorer, all fonts display correctly. When browsing it with Firefox, perhaps half or more of the fonts have an ordinary-looking backup font substituted. I've not been able to discern any pattern as to what kind of font displays correctly or does not.

In researching the problem online, I saw a hint that setting security.fileuri.strict_origin_policy to false might fix the issue. I tried it, and it did not have any effect. Also, in the Fonts and Colors Advanced option, I've checked the box to let web pages choose their own fonts.

Might there be any other settings that would enable Firefox to render virtually any industry-standard font installed on the system? This can affect any html files from 3rd-party sources, not just Fontlist.

Asked by Wizardgoat 6 years ago

Answered by Wizardgoat 6 years ago

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after installing update I can't get a full screen. Only tabs under foxfire symbol on task bar.

I had to "un-install" Foxfire and reinstall the older version I was using. Every time I tried to install the update it messed up and I could never make it open to full s… (read more)

I had to "un-install" Foxfire and reinstall the older version I was using. Every time I tried to install the update it messed up and I could never make it open to full screen. It just kept opening the tabs under the Foxfire symbol on the task bar. Has updating caused this for others? I am using HP desktop with updated Windows 8. (hate windows 8) Everything works fine until I install the Foxfire update.

Asked by Marysc 6 years ago

Last reply by Marysc 6 years ago

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My version 29.0 of firefox was automatically upgraded even though I had settings to ignore updates. How do I go back to 29.0?

When I started firefox today it automatically upgraded to 29.0.1. I do not want this version. How did it update when my settings were to ignore updates? Please advise how… (read more)

When I started firefox today it automatically upgraded to 29.0.1. I do not want this version. How did it update when my settings were to ignore updates? Please advise how to go back to 29.

Asked by hiker1 7 years ago

Last reply by jalp5dai 6 years ago

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Firefox dont remember old tabs when restarting, opens new tabs

I had 20 tabs in firefox, firefox crashed and after that it cant remember tabs when restarted, it loads with the right amount of tabs but all of them are empty and named … (read more)

I had 20 tabs in firefox, firefox crashed and after that it cant remember tabs when restarted, it loads with the right amount of tabs but all of them are empty and named "new tab".

I have deleted sessionstore.js and .bak but it didnt change anything, when i close down firefox and opens sessionstore.js i can see it have stored the old tabs, just wont load them when starting up.

I dont care about the lost tabs, i just want the feature to work again, any ideas?

Asked by Ravenn 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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why won't certain websites open?

Just in the last few days some major websites have not been opening - Google, BT Yahoo, and Facebook, yet some lesser known ones which I use are working well. The follow… (read more)

Just in the last few days some major websites have not been opening - Google, BT Yahoo, and Facebook, yet some lesser known ones which I use are working well. The following message appears after a prolonged period (10-20 seconds) :

"Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap"

Due to the fact that Google is one of the problematic sites I can't even Google it, although when I ask a friend to do so, the results seem to point to a problem within Firefox. I am unsure if this is correct, as IE is also problematic with these sites too. I have scanned my PC for viruses and it appears to be clean. My ISP has checked and they can see no problems with the network. I can also ping external sites, as well as the router itself. I don't seem to recall these issues until the latest update was installed, although that might be coincidence.

Any help will be gratefully received.

Asked by margot99 7 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 years ago

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Random existing tabs on FFv29 restart show windows days & weeks old rather than last opened, why?

Since upgrade to FF 29.01 random existing tabs will open to pages days and weeks old even if those specific site-pages have been cleared from the history. Forex, a ZDNet… (read more)

Since upgrade to FF 29.01 random existing tabs will open to pages days and weeks old even if those specific site-pages have been cleared from the history.

Forex, a ZDNet Six Clicks article continued to appear -- with its outmoded Page-back history -- two weeks after I had finished the article and had returned to the ZDNet Home page and loaded more current articles. I cleared the history of all Six Click articles and the tab **still* reloaded to the Six Click while wiping out the string of ZDNet articles I had been in the middle of reading insteading.

The same thing occurred with a series of Google searches I was using for my writing research over the last three days that was replaced with a Google Map pertinent to my niece's visit Thursday morning. My work has grounded to a halt because the Tab problem is eradicating all recent History in the Tab-path that I am accustomed to using for the past several years.

JJB

Asked by JJBrannon 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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How do I permanently change the URL on new tabs?

I have made several temporarily successful attempts to change the value for 'browser.newtab.url' in 'about:congif' to a URL. Once I close Firefox 29.0.1 and reopen it, m… (read more)

I have made several temporarily successful attempts to change the value for 'browser.newtab.url' in 'about:congif' to a URL. Once I close Firefox 29.0.1 and reopen it, my new tabs open to the default new tab page. How can I make this change permanent?

Asked by NobleLogic 7 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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I am using Firefox Sync on all computers but it stopped working on one of them

Hi all, I am using the new Firefox Sync on 3 computers( work, home desktop and home laptop ) but it stopped working on my laptop only, I have tried disconnectiong and con… (read more)

Hi all,

I am using the new Firefox Sync on 3 computers( work, home desktop and home laptop ) but it stopped working on my laptop only, I have tried disconnectiong and connection again but nothing helps, tried clicking Sync Now as well, but nothing.

The problem is with both Addons and Bookmarks , the changes I make on my laptop do not transfer to my 2 other computers

All my 3 devices have the same version of Firefox installed and all three using the new Firefox Sync version and all 3 have the following settings : http://ipic.su/img/img7/fs/kiss_43kb.1415754366.jpg ( screenshot )

Please Help

Asked by rus4u 6 years ago

Last reply by user633449 6 years ago

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Recently I have not been able to post comments and other related issues.

On some websites like Reddit.com I am usually no longer able to post in comment boxes. I can type my comment in the box, but hitting save clears the box and no comment i… (read more)

On some websites like Reddit.com I am usually no longer able to post in comment boxes. I can type my comment in the box, but hitting save clears the box and no comment is posted (oddly, i noticed that the comment ends up at the end of the url).

Or use the cursor to click on up and down vote arrows. When I mouse over the arrow, it changes to a hand with pointed finger, but clicking the link does nothing.

Or post photos. Normally I use Firefox 29.0.1 (which I have been using a long time and do not want to change). But the problems I mention here apply to both browsers, depending... on other things I cannot control or figure out. But at the moment, I can use links for comments etc. on IE8 (cannot update), but not on FF.

I've asked Reddit help but so far nobody has replied (r/bugs and r/help).

Asked by hiker1 6 years ago

Last reply by hiker1 6 years ago

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I had Google as the default search engine when I used the address bar to search, but Yahoo has hijacked this function and I can't reset Google as default.

Firefox 29.0.01 Windows 8.1 There doesn't appear to be an easy way to reset the default search engine to be used in searches in the address bar. Am I missing something… (read more)

Firefox 29.0.01 Windows 8.1

There doesn't appear to be an easy way to reset the default search engine to be used in searches in the address bar. Am I missing something?

And also, why can Yahoo hijack this function, making itself the default search engine?

Asked by gcraighammond 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Why can't I block google's cookies? Everytime I select their domain to be blocked, their cookies STILL show up when I check 'Show Cookies.' Not cool..

I've done -both- selecting & blocking the domain name of Google for prefs, etc from it's website AND using the Firefox security options page and typing in Google's d… (read more)

I've done -both- selecting & blocking the domain name of Google for prefs, etc from it's website AND using the Firefox security options page and typing in Google's domain name then selecting it to remove its cookies. But every time I check the "Show Cookies" tab, google is STILL there in the cookie list even after I've done all this stuff. What must I do, what secret domain name must I type to ensure Google doesn't track me?

I'm already using DuckDuckGo as my sole search engine so there is NO reason why google should be able to attach cookies to me as I am NOT USING GOOGLE. Please help.

Thank You! EarthGrrl

Asked by EarthGrrl 7 years ago

Answered by steve2017 7 years ago

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can firefox be made compatible for internet banking for securityfirstcu?

When I try to log into my bank account a webpage comes out saying that my firefox is incompatible with internet banking! I would like to know if firefox can be made compa… (read more)

When I try to log into my bank account a webpage comes out saying that my firefox is incompatible with internet banking! I would like to know if firefox can be made compatible with internet banking! Thank you very much!

Asked by Music101 6 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 years ago

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Firefox crashes constantly

Continued from this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1002029?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_medium=email&utm_source=notification Firefox cras… (read more)

Continued from this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1002029?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_medium=email&utm_source=notification

Firefox crashes constantly. Tried starting it in safe mode, and then disabling the javascript-line. Helped for a few days, but now the crashes are back

The 10 latest crash reports (all today): bp-9ce11f44-53e5-4e5b-8d24-444a82140530 bp-4f853bef-a467-421f-b200-5aa2e2140530 bp-24843b24-7d08-4ab1-8c13-204082140530 bp-e8274262-219f-4711-8e85-560622140530 bp-2ba874e6-ca77-490e-aa31-39e152140530 bp-21dc620e-59aa-4084-a823-80a9a2140530 bp-a9aebf9c-acf2-47ec-b0d5-449102140530 bp-603cd787-208a-4c23-95b0-db5822140530 bp-ac705fb4-f382-4957-bbe0-141b52140530 bp-677b2c3c-2160-4959-a005-62f6a2140530 bp-a8f5a9c1-6ddc-40d0-b21d-812c42140530

Asked by Andrimner 7 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 7 years ago

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How to change color of blank white background that shows before sites load?

The trick used to be to place a line in a UserChrome.css file. There was an update quite some time back and it seems Firefox doesn't even use this file anymore so I'm rig… (read more)

The trick used to be to place a line in a UserChrome.css file. There was an update quite some time back and it seems Firefox doesn't even use this file anymore so I'm right back to seeing these eye-melting blank white pages on my monitor for a brief moment and then Firefox loads whatever site/page I clicked on.

Please tell me everybody isn't just living with this.

Asked by Taffer 7 years ago

Last reply by Taffer 6 years ago

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Firefox 29 does not always close process on exit.

I am using Firefox 29.0.1, and it fails to end the process after opening Gmail. I am using the standalone Linux build on Ubuntu 10.04. All add-ons have been removed, and … (read more)

I am using Firefox 29.0.1, and it fails to end the process after opening Gmail. I am using the standalone Linux build on Ubuntu 10.04. All add-ons have been removed, and the theme is set to default. I have deleted the default profile and created a new one. I have also cleared browsing history, cookies, cache, etc., and reset Firefox.

During normal browsing, the process will close in about 1 second after exit. After checking Gmail, the process hangs continuously. I have waited for over 5 minutes for the process to close in Firefox 29, but I eventually had to kill it. This bug occurs every time I check Gmail. I have tested the latest Beta version, and the problem persists. I have also modified the History settings as mentioned in other posts, but the process still remained after exit. Please advise if additional information would be helpful.

Asked by and17 7 years ago

Last reply by cparke 6 years ago

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memory leak

Like so many others, I find the ongoing and worsening memory leaks a real disappointment -and now getting worse since V28 on both of my W7 machines. I am now on FFox V30… (read more)

Like so many others, I find the ongoing and worsening memory leaks a real disappointment -and now getting worse since V28 on both of my W7 machines.

I am now on FFox V30, and while it starts out at about 300MB, after a few hours it grows to be typically 2.xGB.

I have run the about:memory several times, but don't know how to use the results to any advantage. It appears that about 7 tabs each use about a 1/3-GB of memory.

I typically will have 5-6 windows open, a total of 20-30 tabs.

I have seen several threads on this, but none with any resolution, and dating back to V4 (about 2006)!

Is there any hope, or way to resolve, or just need to jump to Chrome?

Asked by guthrie 7 years ago

Last reply by ninjawriter222 6 years ago