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How can the update nagging pop-up be permanently and completely disabled?

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled? I tried all methods that have been mentione… (read more)

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled?

I tried all methods that have been mentioned everywhere on the Internet, including policy.json, Group Policy on Windows, etc. Nothing disables this nagging yet.

Asked by yekos82264 2 weeks ago

Last reply by yekos82264 4 days ago

Firefox is unstable - tabs crash, pages freeze, slow

Have used Firefox for decades and suddenly it is having problems. If I surf around and have a few tabs open, some of them might crash. Firefox tries to restore them and s… (read more)

Have used Firefox for decades and suddenly it is having problems. If I surf around and have a few tabs open, some of them might crash. Firefox tries to restore them and sometimes it works and sometimes they just crash again immediately. I can go to Amazon and the page won't load completely so I can't do anything. If I try and close Firefox it won't close, it is frozen. And often, pages just load very slowly even though my internet connection is strong. This just started about a month or so ago. I have refreshed Firefox, updated it, and checked the systems on my computer. All my internal diagnostics returned "no issues." So it has to be the program.

Asked by quidom 1 week ago

Last reply by quidom 3 days ago

gah. your tab just crashed.

hello tried a few things from help docs on line. nothing working. just keeps happening. tabs will say gah. your tab just crashed. works for a bit but once happens..… (read more)

hello tried a few things from help docs on line. nothing working. just keeps happening. tabs will say gah. your tab just crashed. works for a bit but once happens.... have to close whole firefox and open again. just started happening yesterday. I have used firefox for many many years never a problem. Something was not updated right. Please tell me how to fix this once and for all. if not I have to leave using firefox this is driving me crazy. terrible. Latest thing I tried was about:config - sandbox changed 2 items, 1 from true to false other from 6 to 0. as listed in this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SIGynLjrjk

nothing has worked. Please help. thank you.

steve [email address].

Asked by moonfam 18 hours ago

Last reply by moonfam 12 hours ago

The spell check does not work. Every German word is underlined in red, although German is set as the language in every system.

I would like to use Firefox as a browser on my Linux Mint device. As I said in the headline, I have set all languages in the system as well as in Firefox to German and un… (read more)

I would like to use Firefox as a browser on my Linux Mint device. As I said in the headline, I have set all languages in the system as well as in Firefox to German and uninstalled and reinstalled the dictionary. So when I write something in Firefox it is underlined in red and when I right click for the context menu where word suggestions are made, only English is displayed and if I then scroll down and want to add another language as a spell checker, Firefox sends me to the add-on administration, which didn't help me. Because no matter what I do, only English (USA) is displayed as the language for spelling. Is there perhaps no way to change this, or is there another method?

Many thanks in advance.

Leo Krause

Asked by Leo Krause 1 day ago

Last reply by Leo Krause 1 day ago

Picture In Picture mode isnt sticky

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes fro… (read more)

Im using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Intel cpu I7 9th gen NVIDIA gpu but i disabled it My problem is that the Picture in Picture mode isnt sticky if i press anything it vanishes from view.

Asked by Mcmunhuu 2 days ago

Last reply by Mcmunhuu 2 days ago

Sudden recent clogged up searches / loads on newest Firefox

Hi Mozilla - I just wanted to report some recent phenomena. In the past couple weeks Firefox, and related Private Browsing browser, seem to have developed consistent han… (read more)

Hi Mozilla - I just wanted to report some recent phenomena. In the past couple weeks Firefox, and related Private Browsing browser, seem to have developed consistent hangups in fetching data across a pretty wide range of sites. Both my banking sites will not load after logging in to them, just spins and spins. Also some very general searches will not load any results for minutes at a time, I just give up and kill them. I've uninstalled/cleaned/reinstalled latest version, etc, etc. By comparison, these same data fetches in banking sites, etc, work dandy in Duckduckgo browser, which is also a heavy no-trace browser. This ominous to me as I really like Firefox and do NOT want to have to resort to Edge. Duckduckgo browser is very good but doesn't have nearly the menu or favorites sort of features that Firefox does. Can you investigate? This is typical Win 10 system in Lenovo i7, been working like a champ till just recently, no system changes. Thanks.

Asked by DaveyJones700 2 days ago

Last reply by DaveyJones700 2 days ago

Not loading

After one of the updates a few months ago, I have started to have trouble with firefox. After a while if I try to open a new tab and type in a link, the tab will try to l… (read more)

After one of the updates a few months ago, I have started to have trouble with firefox. After a while if I try to open a new tab and type in a link, the tab will try to load forever and I will not be able to open any more as doing another tab and typing a new link will have the same problem. I found that at first I could close the browser and reopen it to have the tab fully load and refresh whatever was already open, but after a bit that started to have an issue too. Most times now if I shut down and relaunch firefox within a few minutes the browser will open with all of the tabs open but they are all blank, with no links filled in, pages loaded, or anything. If I close and reopen after that then it only opens with a "new tab" page and everything that was open is lost. None of the more recent updates for firefox have seemed to fix this issue.

Thank you.

Asked by Necross SkyWing 5 days ago

Audio distorts for a second when I pause/unpause, mute/unmute or skip around videos

Hi. I feel like this problem has only shown up in the last couple months but for some reason, on firefox, when say watching something on youtube and I go to pause or skip… (read more)

Hi. I feel like this problem has only shown up in the last couple months but for some reason, on firefox, when say watching something on youtube and I go to pause or skip around in the video I'll get this very unpleasant distorted digital noise sound very briefly. I've tried turning off and back on hardware acceleration and some other things but no dice. I can hear the distortion on my onboard sound, my usb headset, and hdmi audio through the graphics card so I don't think its my hardware. This distortion also doesn't happen with say MPC/VLC or watching Youtube via Edge or Chrome.

Asked by snakemanzero 5 days ago

Firefox fail

When I try to login to my Social Security account after pulling up the Soc Sec site (ssa.gov), I get this message: "Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this ser… (read more)

When I try to login to my Social Security account after pulling up the Soc Sec site (ssa.gov), I get this message:

"Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit."

I tried waiting a couple of days and attempting a login again. I also tried turning off my VPN, using a new tab, refreshing the site and restarting my laptop. I do not get this message when I use Safari to login, but I want to use Firefox.

Thanks for your help in fixing this problem.

Asked by fredklass52 4 days ago

Tennis TV streaming choppy

I have streamed TennisTV in the past no problem but now it stutters and task manager shows CPU 100%. It also shows Firefox running 2 processes which consume CPU and accou… (read more)

I have streamed TennisTV in the past no problem but now it stutters and task manager shows CPU 100%. It also shows Firefox running 2 processes which consume CPU and accounts for the 100%. So I closed one of the processes (the one using least memory) and it solved the problem. So how can I stop this second process from starting, it seems to consume CPU without actually doing anything?

Asked by nicford56 4 days ago

Coveo doesn't work in Firefox

Hi all, Currently woking on a Client project and implementing Coveo search engine in Salesforce. However, it looks like Firefox is blocking Coveo and the search is not w… (read more)

Hi all,

Currently woking on a Client project and implementing Coveo search engine in Salesforce. However, it looks like Firefox is blocking Coveo and the search is not working at all.

Anyone can help or recommend anything?

Thanks!

Asked by dimenti 3 days ago

Insanly frustrating UI glitches

Hello! Since as of last update to 127.0 (64-bit, ARM-version) Firefox looks like the attatched photos. White spaces all over which makes Firefox impossible to use. This o… (read more)

Hello! Since as of last update to 127.0 (64-bit, ARM-version) Firefox looks like the attatched photos. White spaces all over which makes Firefox impossible to use. This only occurs on my Surface pro X though so a problem with the ARM-version?

So far I've tried switching to light theme, a refresh, deleting the entire Mozilla folder in APPDATA and a reinstall (using Revo uninstaller first) of Firefox but it still looks the same...

Is there anything more I can try or is this just my life now?

Regards, // Richard

Asked by richalfj 3 days ago

Black windows

Figma and Google maps are rendering as black screens. I can see control panels, but not content. This has been the case for about a week now. I have tried switching from … (read more)

Figma and Google maps are rendering as black screens. I can see control panels, but not content. This has been the case for about a week now. I have tried switching from dark/light modes.

Asked by adruppre 3 days ago

Opening Firefox on Debian 12 stable forces the home directory to remount as read-only

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so… (read more)

I woke up this morning to my home directory having been remounted as read-only (it has its own dedicated hard drive at /dev/sdd1). I ran e2fsck and things looked good, so I restarted and things were fine again.

However, whenever I open Firefox, it hangs for about 1 full minute before it goes haywire and renders the entire system essentially unusable since being able to access my home directory is vital. The following is visible in dmesg:

[ 2710.362946] Aborting journal on device sdd1-8. [ 2710.363000] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_end_bio:343: I/O error 5 writing to inode 10520593 starting block 44134769) [ 2710.363008] Buffer I/O error on device sdd1, logical block 44134513 [ 2710.363041] EXT4-fs error (device sdd1): ext4_journal_check_start:84: comm glean.dispatche: Detected aborted journal [ 2710.363048] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dx_find_entry:1795: inode #9718667: lblock 2: comm Renderer: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.363076] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): htree_dirblock_to_tree:1082: inode #9701223: lblock 1: comm Cache2 I/O: error -5 reading directory block [ 2710.800016] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm BgIOThr~ool #12: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.812447] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.884557] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9976467: comm Backgro~Pool #1: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2710.980923] EXT4-fs (sdd1): Remounting filesystem read-only [ 2711.049635] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152739] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D. [ 2711.152757] EXT4-fs warning (device sdd1): ext4_dirblock_csum_verify:405: inode #9701223: comm Cache2 I/O: No space for directory leaf checksum. Please run e2fsck -D.

All other programs that I use daily do not cause this issue. No clue what to do here. LibreWolf works fine - that's what I'm using now that Firefox breaks everything and basically forces me to restart if I want to use my computer normally.

Asked by noah 3 days ago

When computer boots, Firefox does not restart right

When I reboot a Windows 10 computer and click once on the Firefox icon on the Taskbar, (1.) Firefox does not open full screen although when closed it was full screen. (2.… (read more)

When I reboot a Windows 10 computer and click once on the Firefox icon on the Taskbar, (1.) Firefox does not open full screen although when closed it was full screen. (2.) A second Firefox window opens with Yahoo on a Tab and also not full screen. Please fix!

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 3 days ago

cannot open Firefox and getting popups when I do

I keep getting a popup about using an older version and creating a new profile. I already created a new profile a few days ago so I cannot keep creating new profiles ever… (read more)

I keep getting a popup about using an older version and creating a new profile. I already created a new profile a few days ago so I cannot keep creating new profiles every time firefox deploys a new version and would need to open firefox to update the browser version.

Asked by diane.wajslic 3 days ago

Need to manually upload a crash report

The company I work for is behind a firewall. Our systems running firefox are unable to send crash reports because of the secure nature of the systems. Is there a way I … (read more)

The company I work for is behind a firewall. Our systems running firefox are unable to send crash reports because of the secure nature of the systems. Is there a way I can send the crash report files that I pull from the "Pending" directory and send them to Mozilla manually? FF version snap Mozilla Firefox 103.0.1 Ubuntu 22.04.3

Asked by daniel.wagner0 2 days ago

No tabs loading after update to 127

FF just updated to 127. Every time I open it I get the whole intro shebang about migrating, extensions, etc. When I finally get to "Start Browsing" none of my tabs or boo… (read more)

FF just updated to 127. Every time I open it I get the whole intro shebang about migrating, extensions, etc. When I finally get to "Start Browsing" none of my tabs or bookmarks will load. I have cleared the cache, tried reinstall and no change. What's next, please?

TIA Toby

Asked by kymarto 1 day ago