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YouTube videos don't work with Firefox

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three… (read more)

YouTube videos not working with Firefox since recent updates. Videos start to load but don't don't complete. Firefox is the only browser with this issue. Have tried three other browsers without issue.

Asked by lbertrand 3 weeks ago

Last reply by lbertrand 5 days ago

20 GB RAM usage, pagefile takes up all space on C: - 300 tabs in Tree Tabs

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works wel… (read more)

First, this post is basically Congratulations for Firefox upon working almost flowlessly under this extreme heavy load without crashing. Saving/loading sessions works well. (which is unexpected but makes me _very_ happy :-)) Firefox exits properly without any exceptions, no matter how long it runs, or how many times the PC is sent to STR mode meanwhile.

Second, everything is fine, except RAM usage. No matter how many RAM is installed, Firefox takes up all of it after a few days of normal operation. I have recently upgraded my PC from 16 to 24 GB of RAM only for this sole reason to see if anything changes, but it did not produce any noticable change, except that it takes 5-7 days for Firefox to fill up all the RAM instead of the 3-4 days before. Disk space on C: drive was nullified by Firefox as the paging file went up to 50 GB.

I want to hunt down this thing. I have approx. 300 tabs, 2 addons, and Hardware Acceleration is disabled since otherwise Fox hangs several times a day (have to be killed from outside). Pics are attached. https://addons.mozilla.org/hu/firefox/addon/tree-tabs/ https://gitlab.com/kroppy/TreeTabs

I'd like to get suggestions where to start.

  1. Disabling or replacing the adblocker ?
  2. Inspecting memory usage on Process Manager (about:processes) and Task Manager (about:performance) pages ?
  3. Installing some external tools like Firemin ?

Please don't suggest neither safe mode nor disabling all addons, since that makes it impossible to reproduce this amount of load, which is the primary reason behind the symptom.

I PrtScr'ed Process Manager and Task Manager, see that RAM sizes per page are normal in Task Manager, but not in Process Manager (10 times more).

CPU usage is totally normal for this load, even when memory is in the heaven. See the TaskMan pic. (I suppose that's because of ad blocking)

Thanks for any ideas,

Peter B. (I'm PC enthusiast)

-- Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit Firefox 106.0.5 (latest autoupdated) no firewall nor any antivirus - since 20 years with no infection ... AMD FX-6350 Six-core ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 24 GB DDR3 1600 MHz Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 1GB (AMD Catalyst 15.11.1, Nov 18, 2015)

Asked by Peter B. 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Peter B. 1 day ago

Encrypted HTTPS websites always ask if I want to trust the certificate

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issue… (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issued by themselves. Before it was always enough to say "I trust this website" once. Now the question comes again and again, whenever I connect. What could be the cause of this?

Asked by Andreas Fendt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Andreas Fendt 6 days ago

XUL Runner Pop Up Information Message

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!". Is… (read more)

After the second to the last update to Firefox I started experiencing an information pop up message "Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!".

Is there a fix for this?

Thank you.

Asked by vwilyard 2 months ago

Last reply by vwilyard 2 days ago

Your system has run out of application memory

I am using the latest version of Firefox with Mojave on a Mac. Lately I have experienced slowness despite the fact that I didn't add any software and I have Norton checki… (read more)

I am using the latest version of Firefox with Mojave on a Mac.

Lately I have experienced slowness despite the fact that I didn't add any software and I have Norton checking for viruses. Recently I got a message "Your system has run out of application memory" when I had 5 tabs open in Firefox. I checked Activity Monitor and it showed Firefox using 1.16 GB. 7 other apps were open, the next one with the highest memory usage was Mail (465 MB). Activity Monitor showed 30 instances of FirefoxCP Isolated Web Content entries.

I attached a screen capture showing what Firefox was using in one of these instances. Is this "normal" with 5 tabs open?

I closed the open tabs and quit Firefox. Memory usage by Firefox went down, but after a short time the problem happened again.

A search on the internet showed lots of similar complaints about FirefoxCP Isolated Web Content. Is this a known bug? Any way to avoid this problem?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 1 month ago

Last reply by Sue 6 days ago

Garbled font in Firefox on macOS Monterey (12.6.1)

Hello :) I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see scr… (read more)

Hello :)

I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see screenshots attached).

The garbled font is called ".SF NS".

I've tried turning the option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" on and off without success.

I have also tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration - also without luck.

The issue does **not** appear in safe mode. Unfortunately resetting the theme and disabling all extensions hasn't helped either :(

I have also downloaded and installed a font called "SFNS Display" but the issue persists.

Uninstalling Firefox (with AppCleaner) and reinstalling hasn't fixed the problem.

I don't know what else to try. Can someone help me please? :)

Asked by Gutenberg 1 week ago

Last reply by Gutenberg 5 days ago

Firefox opens a new window with empty space on the right and bottom

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has … (read more)

when opening tickets in our helpdesk system, TeamDynamix, the new window opens on the main display. if the Firefox browser is open on another display the new window has empty space on the right and bottom (see attachment). if the Firefox browser is open on the main display or the new window opens on the same display as the Firefox browser there is no empty space. dragging the new window from the main display to the display with the Firefox browser open the empty space disappears and the new window displays correctly.

this only happen recently. with an older version of Firefox (not sure which version), there was no empty space on the new window.


laptop: HP Elitebook with an external monitor laptop built-in display (main), external monitor (second)


Firefox Version 107.0 (64-bit) Windows 11 Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.1219)

Asked by rocker93rock 2 weeks ago

Firefox will not open amazon.com

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days… (read more)

I can't open amazon.com. I've disabled my antivirus and have tried in 'troubleshoot' mode. I have cleared my cache. I have flushed my DNS. It's been going on for days. I keep timing out. Other sites do not exhibit problems. Chrome DOES open amazon.com quickly.

Asked by jjjerdee 1 week ago

Last reply by jjjerdee 4 days ago

Google Docs open in wrong container

Containers are useful for using multiple accounts/logins in one browser instance. However, Google Docs does not work correctly. Every time I open a Google Docs/Sheets/et… (read more)

Containers are useful for using multiple accounts/logins in one browser instance. However, Google Docs does not work correctly. Every time I open a Google Docs/Sheets/etc. file in one container, it loads in a new tab in another container. It does this even if I copy the link into a tab with the correct container. I need to keep my Google accounts separated: one is personal, the other is for work. I like Firefox, and use it to get away from Google in other ways. But I can't escape Google because of work and sharing files with certain people. I hope there is a fix for this. Thanks in advance.

Asked by matthew.n.millar 1 week ago

Last reply by matthew.n.millar 6 days ago

Firefox tab crashes during test run with Smartbears TestComplete

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the … (read more)

We are experiencing crashes in Firefox. The test report shows a message "The firefox.exe process crashed." and provides a dmp file. I didn't find an option to upload the dmp here. The attached pictures shows that the current tab of firefox has crashed.

Asked by m.hesse 6 days ago

Problem closiing Firefox

This is not a big issue but I have to double touch the “X” to close Firefox on my touch screen Dell XPS 13. If I use the cursor and click on the “X” Firefox closes fine.… (read more)

This is not a big issue but I have to double touch the “X” to close Firefox on my touch screen Dell XPS 13. If I use the cursor and click on the “X” Firefox closes fine. Chrome, Edge, etc. close with a single touch so this appears to be unique to Firefox. I opened Firefox in safe mode but it still required a double touch. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox a couple times. I have tried this on a similar laptop with the same results (i.e., required a double touch). Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by skipping8638 5 days ago

STREETVIEW DOES NOT WORK IN GOOGLE MAPS

MAC 2019 13" Retina Ventiura 13.01 Firefox 107;0 When I try to open Google Streetview, I don't get pegman or the compass. It has always worked for me in the past. I can… (read more)

MAC 2019 13" Retina Ventiura 13.01 Firefox 107;0

When I try to open Google Streetview, I don't get pegman or the compass. It has always worked for me in the past. I can open it with Chrome or Safari.

Asked by Ryq Seattle 5 days ago

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it only saved bookmarks, not passwords.

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it saved my bookmarks but not my passwords. Can I get them back? Was it a scam and I gave permission for someone to steal my password… (read more)

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it saved my bookmarks but not my passwords. Can I get them back? Was it a scam and I gave permission for someone to steal my passwords and delete them? Help!

Asked by audreyguzik 4 days ago

Firefox Promts to Save Password Multiple Times for Same Origin URL

Hello, I'm experiencing a issue with my web server specifically on Firefox, allow me to explain: 1. A user clicks a login button and receives a HTTP 401 response, which t… (read more)

Hello, I'm experiencing a issue with my web server specifically on Firefox, allow me to explain: 1. A user clicks a login button and receives a HTTP 401 response, which the user responds to by entering their credentials in the built-in Firefox browser popup then selecting "Sign In". 2. After authenticating successfully, "Save" is selected when Firefox prompts to save login information for this website. 3. User then navigates to a page outside of the origin/index (ex http://192.168.0.3/foo/bar.html, origin/index being http://192.168.0.3), to which they're prompted to save login information again. Issue here with the second save login prompt.

If in step 3 the user selects "Save" this issue goes away, however, more than one popup for saving user credentials is not a good look. Additionally, the save login popup in step 3 is filled out with bogus user credentials; blank username and "password" as the password.

If "Save" is selected in both steps 2 and 3, about:logins will show two entries: 1. 192.168.0.3 (REALM) 2. 192.168.0.3 Where entry 2 contains the bogus user credentials and entry 1 contains the correct user credentials. In entry 1, the REALM is set as the correct realm I send out during the digest authentication process (per digest auth specification).

During both instances of the save login popup, in the Firefox Browser Console the following is printed: LoginManagerPrompter: Couldn't process supplied URIString: http://192.168.0.3 LoginManagerPrompter.jsm:994:16

As I've mentioned this happens with Firefox and never in Google Chrome (Chrome only has 1 save login popup after the initial authentication).

Would someone be able to shed some light on this behavior? Why is Firefox saving a login with my REALM and another without? Is the failure in LoginManagerPrompter related?

Thank you.

Asked by anthony86 4 days ago

Firefox freeze when loading youtube main website

Been using Firefox for over 6 years as main browser. Yesterday 30th of november 2022 i went in and opened my account page on Youtube. When loading all the preview videos … (read more)

Been using Firefox for over 6 years as main browser. Yesterday 30th of november 2022 i went in and opened my account page on Youtube. When loading all the preview videos on the main page FireFox froze for several seconds. Could do nothing. Never happened to me before.

i tried closing and open browser and go into youtube 15 times. Always the same result. Firefox freezing on load-in for 5-10 seconds.

I thought i had gotten a malware or something. So to be sure , i scanned with MalewareBytes and several times and did a virus scan. Came up with nothing.

I did some searching on google for firefox issue freezing. Found out that users have been having issues with firefox for a long time, several months, with firefox browser freezing. But no real solution to solve it.

I use Mozilla FireFox Version: 107.0.1

No other browser i tested, chrome, Edge, Brave have this issue when visiting youtube. ONLY Firefox!

Just to test something, i went into the network settings in Firefox settings. I changed the pre-selected setting from "use system proxy setting" to "NO proxy" and activated the setting "Activate DNS over HTTPS".

BOOOOOOM --- Problem solved!!!!!

What ever is wrong with Firefox 107.0.1 - i suggest FIX IT ASAP if you want me around as a user. Your browser is NOT OK as of now. I have never ever been forced to change any network setting for ANY browser during my 31 years using the webb. -Ok, almost true, maybe during the Robotics 28.800kb/s days back in 1993 ....

Jokes aside, -Fix your Shit!

Asked by alltiallomejl 4 days ago

Virtual tour crashed when loading content

On last update virtualtours made in our websites have a big problem. Console write errors: Failed to allocate internal command buffer. WebGL context was lost. Uncaught … (read more)

On last update virtualtours made in our websites have a big problem. Console write errors:

Failed to allocate internal command buffer. WebGL context was lost. Uncaught Error: Bad WebGL context - maybe context was lost?

Please, open this page, look at it and fixed this.

https://sb360.online/cu0v2n

Asked by arkadiusz.stencel 4 days ago

Last reply by arkadiusz.stencel 4 days ago

Browser doesn't appear after first click on link

Hi! I'm using the browser on linux mint 21. It works fine as always but I have this minor and annoying problem with the click on links. Every time I click on a link from … (read more)

Hi!

I'm using the browser on linux mint 21. It works fine as always but I have this minor and annoying problem with the click on links.

Every time I click on a link from an external application firefox open a new tab/window with but doesn't show me the browser. To do that I have to click a second time on the hyperlink and at this point firefox will appear with 2 identical tabs opened.

To avoid that I have to click once and search myself the browser window.

Asked by trik.sedici 4 days ago

107 update stopped access to costco.ca

I had multiple tabs open that I was using, including the costco.ca page, when the update happened (I can't remember the exact details). All my other open tabs, and all pa… (read more)

I had multiple tabs open that I was using, including the costco.ca page, when the update happened (I can't remember the exact details). All my other open tabs, and all pages since, have worked fine since, but the costco page does not open. At first there were options to check and something about a ceritficate. Now the address shows costco.ca444/Genericerror it says 'Problem loading page' in the tab heading. And the page shows '

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.'

There is no info on how to fix this - and I've spent way too much time trying to fix it. I added it to the exceptions page. No joy. Works fine in Chrome. Very frustrating.

I have Windows 11 on my PC. Is there a way to fix this? Might be an idea to add a link to how to fix it to the error message. Thanks.

Asked by ltimberg 3 days ago

lock ups

One of my favorite web sites is www.cam4.com. It is an adult live streaming web site. My computer freezes when I'm watching one of the "performers". I refresh the page … (read more)

One of my favorite web sites is www.cam4.com. It is an adult live streaming web site. My computer freezes when I'm watching one of the "performers". I refresh the page all is OK for min. or so.

When I use MS Edge I don't get the freezing. Firefox is my default browser for more years than I can count. What is going on? Is there a fix?

Asked by metz3 5 days ago

Last reply by metz3 3 days ago