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Lots of trouble backpaging in Firefox

Firefox has been my browser of choice for many years, and over all those years I've had one nagging persistent problem with it that there seems no possible fix for and it… (read more)

Firefox has been my browser of choice for many years, and over all those years I've had one nagging persistent problem with it that there seems no possible fix for and it will not go away no matter what measures I try. Backpaging takes several attempts to work when it should just work the first time. I've had to try up to 7 times to get back to the previous page, both with the button and my mouse. I know this has been a problem for years for others too, because I searched on it, and Mozilla seems incapable of doing anything about it, or perhaps they are just unwilling to bother with it. Which is it? Do they just not care, or is this beyond their ability to resolve?

Asked by amylewis1954 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 18 minutes ago

FireFox crashes even with clean install

Hi all, My FireFox suddently didn't work since last night. I tried clean install and everything (deleting folders in program files/ program files x86/clear profiles/regi… (read more)

Hi all,

My FireFox suddently didn't work since last night. I tried clean install and everything (deleting folders in program files/ program files x86/clear profiles/registry). Nothing worked. It gives "crash report" even during clean installation. Please help. Below are the details:

AvailablePageFile: 10999209984 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 3578597376 AvailableVirtualMemory: 138531592568832 BreakpadReserveAddress: 3175895007232 BreakpadReserveSize: 83886080 BuildID: 20210504152106 CPUMicrocodeVersion: 0xb4 CrashTime: 1620743598 FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600889344 FramePoisonSize: 65536 InstallTime: 1620742654 MemoryErrorCorrection: None ModuleSignatureInfo: {"Microsoft Windows":["kernel32.dll","ntdll.dll"],"Mozilla Corporation":["firefox.exe","xul.dll"]} ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 943 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1620743598 SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 57 ThreadIdNameMapping: 16696:"IPC I/O Parent",18832:"Link Monitor #1",14548:"Timer",9540:"Socket Thread",8272:"Permission",17288:"BackgroundThreadPool #1",15792:"JS Watchdog",1216:"JS Helper",16264:"JS Helper",11752:"JS Helper",14284:"JS Helper",14856:"BGReadURLs",18232:"Cache2 I/O",6584:"Cookie", Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 16283537408 TotalPhysicalMemory: 8498909184 TotalVirtualMemory: 140737488224256 URL: UptimeTS: 2.96851 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 88.0.1

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by oppi.catti 1 day ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 hours ago

Scrounger can not open any of my 20 possible session restore files

My computer crashed and when I openend firefox, all my tabs were gone, about 140, it was impossible to open recently closed tabs or previous session. I found about 20 fil… (read more)

My computer crashed and when I openend firefox, all my tabs were gone, about 140, it was impossible to open recently closed tabs or previous session. I found about 20 files that might contain all the tabs but none of them are opened properly in the scrounger at https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html When I try to export it uncompressed, i get the message that the context of the box does not look like json, that's true because the box is empty after opening all 20 files. Even though one file even is 1.16mb. Does anyone has other advice on at least getting the url's from the file? You would expect at least one file to work right?

Asked by yorick_123 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

White screen, help..

Hey.. Firefox was working fine yesterday and when I turn on my laptop today and open firefox, it gives me just a white window. nothing else. I tried reinstalling, delete … (read more)

Hey.. Firefox was working fine yesterday and when I turn on my laptop today and open firefox, it gives me just a white window. nothing else. I tried reinstalling, delete all the files from users folder, trying a deferent version, nothing. Please can anyone help ? Thanks

Asked by imeshsps 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Firefox not shutting down correctly

I'm sure many will recall this symptom, from years past, that occasionally re-emerges You close Firefox, and want to relaunch, but nothing happens. There is no accompan… (read more)

I'm sure many will recall this symptom, from years past, that occasionally re-emerges

You close Firefox, and want to relaunch, but nothing happens. There is no accompanying message announcing that "Firefox is already running, but not responding". You must "end task" in the Task Manager.

Also, why are there so many instances of Firefox running in the Task Manager. Is that related to the problem?

This has been happening for a while now, before 88.01. Is there a fix? ________________________________________ Firefox 88.01, Windows 20h2

Asked by noel_envode 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

virtual keybord

i use a lenovo thinkpad and when i'm in the tablet mode, if i open firefox, the virtual keyborad appears one second and then disappears? it's only with firefox, the virtu… (read more)

i use a lenovo thinkpad and when i'm in the tablet mode, if i open firefox, the virtual keyborad appears one second and then disappears? it's only with firefox, the virtual keybord works on chrome and edge? thanks

Firefox constantly crashing on specific web pages

Firefox crashes whenever I go onto a certain web page such as a few parts of the discord website and some YouTube videos. I have tried nearly everything I can find which … (read more)

Firefox crashes whenever I go onto a certain web page such as a few parts of the discord website and some YouTube videos. I have tried nearly everything I can find which is somewhat similar to the issue I am having. I tried disabling WebGL, tweaking security.sandbox.content.level, reinstalling, checking my add-ons, and rebooting my macbook (macOS 10.13.6). The same thing happens on safari, but not chrome.

The crash reason stated is: EXC_BAD_ACCESS / KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS Here are the crash reports: bp-e8779820-e621-4739-a43e-e392a0210505 bp-29a6f662-0f4c-44d4-afbd-5e5900210505 bp-9ce6f8a8-6ddf-4771-824e-f94280210505

Asked by gavin 1 week ago

Last reply by Cypherdude 1 day ago

Issues loading webpage: have to reload to load page.

Hello, I have searched the internet for a solution to this, basically what is happening is I'll go about browsing, as you would. then I click on a link, maybe type in the… (read more)

Hello, I have searched the internet for a solution to this, basically what is happening is I'll go about browsing, as you would. then I click on a link, maybe type in the website and it says "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at (website) If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try: Try again later. Check your network connection. If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web." I did notice it's quite random, most websites work but every 1 in 10 I'd say I get this error, then I refresh the page and it loads.

I've changed my DNS, Removed my firewall, and reset my firefox and none of that worked, please help.

youtube video of it in action:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioKKYKnrniQ

basically it just doesn't load then loads when I refresh it.

Asked by Cypher 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Firefox Nightly not starting up after update

Hi. So I have installed Firefox Nightly on my Windows laptop. The browser refuses to start up after restarting post update. I have already tried uninstalling and reinstal… (read more)

Hi. So I have installed Firefox Nightly on my Windows laptop. The browser refuses to start up after restarting post update. I have already tried uninstalling and reinstalling the browser and even using a whole new profile to eliminate the obvious causes. The behaviour is not predictable. Sometimes it occurs after the first update post installation and sometimes later after 3-4 update cycles but it does happen for certain. If it is of importance, my laptop is locked down by my company's IT admin to prevent software installations. So when I have to install Nightly using the msi, he puts in his password. I am just wondering if that is what is messing with the Mozilla Maintenance Service trying to update the Nightly installation.

Asked by sks3286 2 days ago

Last reply by Archit 2 days ago

Cannot open Firefox because "Firefox Profile Missing or Unavailable." But I did find it in my Library. Using MacBook Pro, High Sierra

Suddenly! Cannot open Firefox because of the error message: "Firefox profile missing or unavailable." I found the profile in my Library. Looked for internet advertised "… (read more)

Suddenly! Cannot open Firefox because of the error message: "Firefox profile missing or unavailable."

I found the profile in my Library.

Looked for internet advertised "Firefox profile manager," but could not find it. Only one I could find was obsolete.

Thank you.

Asked by mobiusor 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Firefox not working upon opening

Hello, I having been experiencing this problem for sometime now. I open Firefox application and type-in the desired website: there is no feedback, no loading sign, no err… (read more)

Hello,

I having been experiencing this problem for sometime now. I open Firefox application and type-in the desired website: there is no feedback, no loading sign, no error report whatsoever. The attached image shows the exact problem. Please help!

Thank you.

Asked by rksbuy 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Problems loading some web pages

I have 2 problems which have just started occuring when I try to access websites, 400 Bad Request messages and pop up window asking for a user name and password for norma… (read more)

I have 2 problems which have just started occuring when I try to access websites, 400 Bad Request messages and pop up window asking for a user name and password for normally open sites.

An example of the Bad Request message occurs when I go to the Guardian webpage https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2012/jul/11/top-10-pembrokeshire-walks which displays normally but when I try to follow one of the links which should take me to National Trust pages I get the 400 Bad Request message. I have used this website before with no problem but this has started occuring on this and other sites over the last week. I also get the message when I try to go to http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/ from the bookmark I have used for many years.

The other problem occurs when I type www.nationaltrust.org.uk, I get a pop up window which says Authentication required - Mozilla Firefox http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk is requesting your user name and password. The site says: DSL-3782 Usaer name Password.

Cancelling the pop up causes 401 Unauthorised message If I give it any usename and pass word it comes back the the blank pop up again except when I enter my DSL-3782 router username and passwood which gives routers Internet status page with no errors or messages.

I have tried clearing caches etc. with no effect.

These problems also occur on some other websites and on my laptop.

Has anyone had these problems? What is the cure?

Asked by K 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Math formula in Moodle course displayed as plain Latex code since version 88

Recently (a few days), I have noticed that math formulas are displayed as plain Latex code in a Moodle-based course viewed on my windows Firefox browser. There is no prob… (read more)

Recently (a few days), I have noticed that math formulas are displayed as plain Latex code in a Moodle-based course viewed on my windows Firefox browser. There is no problem with other browsers and android devices. It seems to be related to the automatic update to the version 88 of the Firefox browser. Is any one else facing this problem? Does anybody know a solution?

Asked by tava 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

Cannot appply to jobs on indeed.com

When viewing a job on Indeed, whether on a pane or a separate tab, the application menu fails to load when I click 'Apply Now'. The connection times out after a while. I… (read more)

When viewing a job on Indeed, whether on a pane or a separate tab, the application menu fails to load when I click 'Apply Now'. The connection times out after a while. It even takes an awful time to go back (reload) to the page!

When I reported this Indeed Support, they recommended using Google Chrome as their site "tends to work best on it". I can now confirm that the issue does not arise with Chrome.

I have tried pretty much everything on this page: Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can

I even reinstalled Firefox but it is so smart, it realized the fact and prompted me to refresh and now we are back where we left off.

Asked by anirbangoswami4u 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

FF keeps resetting

Everytime I opne FF, it keeps resetting since the last update. I've since tried a fresh install, deleting prefs.js, there was no user.js, restarting without any addons, n… (read more)

Everytime I opne FF, it keeps resetting since the last update. I've since tried a fresh install, deleting prefs.js, there was no user.js, restarting without any addons, nothing works.

Any advice would be great, thank you.

Asked by mark1963 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago