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Onscreen keyboard kicked of after prompted

It's been few years already with this issue, and all the posts on it have been archived without ever been solved. Wonder if anyone now has a solution. I'm on Win10. CANNO… (read more)

It's been few years already with this issue, and all the posts on it have been archived without ever been solved. Wonder if anyone now has a solution.

I'm on Win10. CANNOT use Firefox without a physical keyboard, so I seldom do... just checking for solution

Asked by nellyjr 6 days ago

Last reply by JP 3 days ago

Firefox does not respond to a search request

Firefox does not respond to a search request. After closing, a restart is answered by an error message - "Firefox is already running. The old Firefox process must be clos… (read more)

Firefox does not respond to a search request. After closing, a restart is answered by an error message - "Firefox is already running. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window." When this is done, another instance of Firefox displays. It appears that two instances of Firefox have opened when only one was requested and the second has somehow disabled the search request, either manual (direct) or from a separate application/link. I have completed a Refresh without any change in behaviour. What can I do now? Thank you Graham Garden

Asked by grahamgarden 13 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

Firefox very slow starting up and one more issue...

I had tried everything. I have deactivated all FOUR of my plugins and started up Firefox again. I have uninstalled and reinstalled a fresh copy. I installed Firefox on an… (read more)

I had tried everything. I have deactivated all FOUR of my plugins and started up Firefox again. I have uninstalled and reinstalled a fresh copy. I installed Firefox on an SSD even and it is still painfully slow. I have the same plugins and such on Chrome and that one opens up immediately. So I have been using Chrome a lot more lately because Firefox is opening slowly these days. Takes 15-20 seconds for Firefox to open every single time. I have deactivated each plugin one by one to see if they were causing the issue and sure enough, all of them were clean. Firefox still opens slowly.

On an unrelated note, I have been using Chrome a lot more lately also because some things on a webpage don't work on Firefox. I can't explain it. Like on the hickory farms website, I click on the Add To Cart button and it looks like it is being pressed, but nothing is added to the cart. This type of thing happens across the internet on many different sites. When I go to Chrome, everything works as it ought to. I have my settings set to Standard in Privacy and Security. I don't know where else I have to check and change things to get those buttons and other links and such to work.

Asked by Dyrelogan 1 month ago

Last reply by fidservant 13 hours ago

Firefox browser version 90.0.2

I am no tech guru. Everything I have searched for help on firefox is completely foreign to me. the system crashes all the time., Settings do NOT work properly as I cannot… (read more)

I am no tech guru. Everything I have searched for help on firefox is completely foreign to me. the system crashes all the time., Settings do NOT work properly as I cannot deselect firefox as my default browser ever since it updated to 90. Now on 90.0.2, everything is a nightmare! I don't think anyone wants to spend 4-8+ hours trying to find out how to use the computer! So, if anyone can speak in plain English & not computer tech code which I do not understand, then help me please! As I look furhter down this page of questions, I have no idea how where to look & what I am supposed to be looking for. So, all I can say is I have a Windows 10 64-bit laptop with CCleaner free version, Malwarebytes free version, Smart defrag free version, Iobit uninstall without all the add-ons.

Asked by tjtjulien 18 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Error: Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

Hello, every single time I wake up my Windows 7 Firefox refuses to load any website. It is a Firefox defect, because Windows's Internet icon shows that Internet is availa… (read more)

Hello,

every single time I wake up my Windows 7 Firefox refuses to load any website. It is a Firefox defect, because Windows's Internet icon shows that Internet is available. DNS is also working, while Firefox refuses to load a web. I need to wait 10-15 seconds until Firefox condescendingly loads the web I am trying to access. This bug is very annoying as it happens a few times each day :(

Pavel

Asked by pavel.lastovicka 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

Some letters aren't shown on some websites

Hey, I have already read the other (closed) forum topics. I have the problem, that on some websites all letters from s to z aren't displayed. When I copy the text and pas… (read more)

Hey, I have already read the other (closed) forum topics. I have the problem, that on some websites all letters from s to z aren't displayed. When I copy the text and paste it to a text editor all letters are there.

Here's what I tried according to other forum topics... - In the font properties all is set to standard fonts for 'latin' and 'other' (sorry I use Firefox in german so I don't know the correct english terms)

- Disallowing webpages to use their own fonts works, but it's no option as the websites now all have ugly fonts and don't look as they're meant to be.

I use FF 90.0.2 (64-Bit) on Windows 10 Home.

The problem occurred right away after I installed FF on a new computer. I have also tried syncing to my account and de- and reinstalling. Same problem all the time. The problem does not occur in other browsers, like Chrome, Edge, Opera. Only in FF... Any idea what I could do? It would be sad to use another browser in the future, but since I'm also a web developer it's really not an option to work like that... Any help is highly appreciated.

Cheers, Sven

Asked by sven.friedrich 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

Fonts on certain sites are odd

Certain websites font's have gone weird in Firefox, it's not reproducable on other computers just my own. I have looked through this community and run through: Set gfx… (read more)

Certain websites font's have gone weird in Firefox, it's not reproducable on other computers just my own.

I have looked through this community and run through:

   Set gfx.canvas.azure.backends & gfx.content.azure.backends to direct2d1.1,skia,cairo
   Set gfx.font_rendering.cleartype_params.rendering_mode to 0
   Set gfx.downloadable_fonts.otl_validation to true
   Disabled hardware acceleration

Firefox Version is: 90.0.2 64-bit Windows 10 21H1 All drivers are up to date

Attached are screenshots from Chrome (what the website is meant to look like) & Firefox - I prefer Firefox over Chrome so I would rather not move.

Asked by kris0089 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

After 89.0.1 update on Windows, Firefox will not release the audio device, not allowing the computer to sleep.

Since the 89.0.1 update on Windows 10 21H1 (Build 19043.1055), Firefox will not let my PC sleep, unless I quit and re-open Firefox. There is no audio playing on any tabs,… (read more)

Since the 89.0.1 update on Windows 10 21H1 (Build 19043.1055), Firefox will not let my PC sleep, unless I quit and re-open Firefox. There is no audio playing on any tabs, but after a while of using Firefox on YouTube or whatnot, it will not release the audio device to let Windows put my monitors to sleep even though all playback has ended.

This can clearly be seen by running "powercfg /requests" as an administrator.

With videos playing, as expected Firefox reserves the audio device, as well as an Execution request.

Output: [ PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> powercfg /requests DISPLAY: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume6\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe display request

SYSTEM: [DRIVER] High Definition Audio Device (HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0900&SUBSYS_10438581&REV_1000\4&2d156fef&0&0001) An audio stream is currently in use.

AWAYMODE: None.

EXECUTION: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume6\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe non-display request

PERFBOOST: None.

ACTIVELOCKSCREEN: None. ]

But after you stop playing the video the output becomes: [ PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> powercfg /requests DISPLAY: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume6\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe display request

SYSTEM: [DRIVER] High Definition Audio Device (HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0900&SUBSYS_10438581&REV_1000\4&2d156fef&0&0001) An audio stream is currently in use.

AWAYMODE: None.

EXECUTION: None.

PERFBOOST: None.

ACTIVELOCKSCREEN: None. ]

You can see the audio device doesn't get released, and the only resolution is to quit and restart Firefox.

This doesn't always happen, but does happen after a while.

Asked by Nabeel Rahimpour 1 month ago

Last reply by Seamus Everywhere 1 day ago

Super slow image loading on Facebook recently

Facebook has become really slow on Firefox over the last week or so. It is not every time, every day, but the biggest issue is that the images in posts do not appear in … (read more)

Facebook has become really slow on Firefox over the last week or so. It is not every time, every day, but the biggest issue is that the images in posts do not appear in a timely manner. I don't seem to have the issue with Safari or Chrome. I checked to see that I do have the most recent Firefox version. 90.0.2 (64-bit) I am on a Mac book pro. thanks!

p.s The image below is a screen shot of an example of the problem. The images never loaded, even in the time it too for me to find out how to ask the question, and then ask it

Asked by annie.boehm 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Facebook Container

Firefox displays an icon for Facebook Container on my website's newsletter's form's email entry box. The more info states: "Allow Facebook to track you here? This site ca… (read more)

Firefox displays an icon for Facebook Container on my website's newsletter's form's email entry box. The more info states: "Allow Facebook to track you here?

This site can share your email address with Facebook, which allows Facebook to track you. Use a service like Firefox Relay to hide your real email address."

How do I get rid of this icon/service for Firefox Relay? It stops some people from signing up for my newsletter.

I do not display social media icons and do not offer social media sharing options except for a Pin It button for Pinterest on my website: https://www.scrapish.com/.

Asked by epps81 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

How do I get off of the beta channel?

I have two versions of Firefox installed on my work PC, the regular one for my everyday browsing and the Developer's Edition for my work with the regular one being my def… (read more)

I have two versions of Firefox installed on my work PC, the regular one for my everyday browsing and the Developer's Edition for my work with the regular one being my default browser. For some reason, through no effort on my part, I ended up on the beta channel for the regular browser.

That was OK until the latest beta (version 90) started showing an extremely annoying bug. On a daily basis, on average, it will stop loading pages for no reason. For that reason, I'd like to get off of the beta channel and get back to using the release version. Would uninstalling the beta version and installing the release version do that for me? Or will I somehow end up back on the beta channel and get upgraded to the beta version again? (If I do have to uninstall the beta and install the release, I want to keep all of the settings, bookmarks, plugins, etc. that I have in that browser. I have the Dev Edition browser set up to never sync, so it has a different set of settings, etc., which I don't want carried over to the other browser.)

Asked by rholstein 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Identifients and passwords

Hello and good day, I did a terribe error with CleanMyMac application and i erased all the passwords and identifiants for all the accounts i am registred, on the browser … (read more)

Hello and good day, I did a terribe error with CleanMyMac application and i erased all the passwords and identifiants for all the accounts i am registred, on the browser of firefox 90.0.1 (64 bits) for mac. Can you help me? Or is it lost? I tried to go back with Time Machine but it seems that it doesn't work Thanks for your answer, All the best, Mano

Asked by jeic 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Yahoo email will not allow a file attachment while composing new message

I have been using Yahoo email and Firefox together for years, and just this week I am unable to attach a file to an outgoing message. When I hit the "paper clip" to atta… (read more)

I have been using Yahoo email and Firefox together for years, and just this week I am unable to attach a file to an outgoing message. When I hit the "paper clip" to attach the screen goes to the File Explorer like usual to browse for the file, but it just sits there and spins. Then it says "not responding" on the top left at the Firefox icon.

I tried it in Chrome and had no problem at all.

Anybody got a clue?

Thanks

Asked by JLO 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Firefox storages are broken

It has been a while that gmail and whatsapp web version wouldn't load on Firefox. After some time researching I saw that my Firefox ESR storage are broken. Especially: … (read more)

It has been a while that gmail and whatsapp web version wouldn't load on Firefox. After some time researching I saw that my Firefox ESR storage are broken. Especially:

  • QuotaManager
  • Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)
  • IndexedDB
  • Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)
  • Cache API
  • Bad: Totally Broken. (fullyBroken)

Is there any way to fix this? I'm using Firefox ESR on Linux and it seems there isn't new Firefox ESR updates.

Asked by thecowmilk 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

outdated security certificates

I use Bitdefender and continue to get this "Critical Warnings" message. I have brought this up to Bitdefender and obviously their reply is Firefox issue. I have no idea … (read more)

I use Bitdefender and continue to get this "Critical Warnings" message. I have brought this up to Bitdefender and obviously their reply is Firefox issue. I have no idea how to get Mozella to fix their "expired" certificates.

Suspicious connection blocked 5 minutes ago

Feature: Online Threat Prevention

firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an expired certificate to ad.afy11.net. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since websites must renew their certificates with a certification authority to stay current, and outdated security certificates represent a risk. Add to exceptions

Asked by Makusan 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Latest Version of FireFox renders about 80 times slower than previous versions?

We have a page that showes total work times of employees on a timeline which holds data for one year. This totals in 106219 nodes on that page. Previous versions of FireF… (read more)

We have a page that showes total work times of employees on a timeline which holds data for one year. This totals in 106219 nodes on that page. Previous versions of FireFox did not had issues with this, other browsers (Opera, Chrome, Edge) have also no issues and render the page in about 2 - 3 seconds. Not so Version 90.0.2 (32 bit). It now takes 4 minutes to render this page completely. Trying to debug this is impossible cause during rendering the browser is not responsive at all. Is this a bug that sneaked in or what can we do? This happens on fresh installs of Windows 10 with fresh installs of FireFox, that said it's not something that could be reset or cleaned etc. Any Ideas as to why FireFox struggles now with above mentioned number of nodes as oposed to earlier versions?

BR Markus

Asked by markus08 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago